Stage G3b-5 chronic kidney disease independently predicted a nearly 2-fold increased risk recurrence and 3-fold increased risk of progression following transurethral resection.
The six-month cumulative incidence of myocardial infarction was 2.0% and 0.7% in patients with cancer and controls, respectively.
The researchers found that women who experienced premature menopause were 3.7 times more likely to develop diabetes.
Radical cystectomy is associated with better survival, but findings suggest BPT may produce acceptable oncologic outcomes in appropriately selected patients.
Women at high risk for preeclampsia who took 150 mg of aspirin daily during pregnancy had 62% lower odds of developing the condition.
From 2007/2008 to 2013/2014, the proportion of patients newly needing dialysis after TAVI decreased from 6.1% to 2.3%.
Those who were light or moderate alcohol consumers, compared with lifestyle abstainers, had a reduced risk of all-cause mortality and CVD mortality.
Instilling mitomycin C within 24 hours of TURBT vs after 2 weeks was associated with a 27% lower risk of recurrence.
Biopsy-guided allocation of kidneys from octogenarian donors permits further expansion of the donor-organ pool.
The researchers found higher estimated cardiovascular risks associated with marijuana use than cigarette smoking.
Researchers find no significant change in overall complication rate from 2010 to 2015, but hospital length of stay and need for transfusion have declined.
The most commonly altered genes were folliculin and fumarate hydratase in 1.8% and 1.3%, respectively.
The researchers found that after a median period of 4.4 years, the median change in estimated glomerular filtration rate did not differ significantly between the CPAP and usual-care groups.
Prostate cancer patients accurately report their comorbidities, and participants in cancer clinical trials report more adverse events than trial investigators.
Improvement in BMD was seen with denosumab, which also reduced the incidence of new radiographic vertebral fractures in one high-quality trial.
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