Urologist Ronald K. Loo, MD, of Southern California Permanente Medical Group and colleagues created and validated a Hematuria Risk Index.
The protection offered by circumcision against UTIs in infancy has been well documented and emphasized in the most recent recommendations.
Keeping abreast of the most current treatments for idiopathic OAB can lead to improved outcomes and quality of life.
Only 10% of men aged 45-69 years who progress from no or mild to moderate or severe lower urinary tract symptoms are treated, study finds.
Quality-improvement initiative reduces catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in children.
Lack of efficacy is the main reason for the switch.
Using cephalexin instead of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole may decrease UTI incidence and cost of care.
Antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with VUR after a febrile UT) decreases risk.
Ejaculatory function worsens, however, in men taking 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors.
Range of risk factors identified for incidence and remission of ED, dyadic and solitary sexual desire.
It is poor at detecting vesicoureteral reflux in children who have had a febrile urinary tract infection.
Cranberry pills, estrogen therapy, and acupuncture also show benefit, according to a systematic literature review.
Pilot study demonstrates positive results in women suffering recurrent urinary tract infections.
Meta-analysis includes oral immunostimulant OM-89, estrogens, cranberries, acupuncture.
About 30 percent of men experience an AUA symptoms index improvement of 3 or more points.
Though found in midstream voided urine in younger women, typically not detected in catheter urine.
Improvements observed in urinary symptoms and bone mineral density.
Men with a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher had a 39.3% prevalence of low testosterone, study finds.