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.
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.
Significant declines in International Prostate Symptom Score observed, regardless of whether or not men lost weight or used a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor.
Desmopressin appears to reduce nocturia and other LUTS while also significantly increasing testosterone levels in late-onset hypogonadism.
It is just as effective as higher-dose oxychlorosene but causes fewer adverse effects, according to study findings.
Leakage/incontinence topped the list at 11%, according to a study.
Total weeks of self-reported UTI in children with spina bifida were similar with hydrophilic single-use and multi-use PVC catheters.
Study results underscore the need for additional research to find other surrogate markers of urinary infection.