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Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Found in UTI Patient

Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Found in UTI Patient

First case of colistin-resistant mcr-1 E coli in the United States; strains also have been identified in Europe and Canada.

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Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Death Rate Higher Among Blacks in Most Big Cities

Prostate Cancer Death Rate Higher Among Blacks in Most Big Cities

Greatest racial disparity found in Los Angeles, the least in Minneapolis.

Prostate Cancer High-Risk PCa Found in Black Men Initially on Active Surveillance

High-Risk PCa Found in Black Men Initially on Active Surveillance

Even black men with relatively few comorbidities had increased risks of upgrading or upstaging compared with non-black patients.

Urology Recognize When Sepsis Is an Emergency, CDC Says

Recognize When Sepsis Is an Emergency, CDC Says

Know the signs of extreme response to infection; consider it a medical emergency.

Urinary Incontinence Trans-Obturator Tape Less Costly for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Trans-Obturator Tape Less Costly for Stress Urinary Incontinence

Randomized trial shows cost-effectiveness of trans-obturator versus tension-free vaginal tape.

Kidney Stones Stone Management Using Ultrasonography Alone Falls Short

Stone Management Using Ultrasonography Alone Falls Short

Compared with computed tomography, ultrasonography demonstrated low sensitivity and overestimated the stones 10 mm or less in size.

Prostate Cancer Fewer Early PCa Diagnoses Following USPSTF Recs

Fewer Early PCa Diagnoses Following USPSTF Recs

Early prostate cancer diagnosis rates fell, while cases of advanced prostate cancer remained stable.

Hypogonadism Testosterone Solution Effective for Hypogonadism Over 9 Months

Testosterone Solution Effective for Hypogonadism Over 9 Months

Once-daily 2% testosterone solution safe and effective for sex drive and energy.

Kidney Stones Many Nephrolithiasis Patients Shop for Narcotic Providers

Many Nephrolithiasis Patients Shop for Narcotic Providers

24% of patients were prescribed narcotics by more than one provider after surgery

Urology Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Patient Requests

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Patient Requests

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) OAB Sacral Neuromodulation Causes Few Serious Adverse Events

OAB Sacral Neuromodulation Causes Few Serious Adverse Events

Prospective study reveals a 1-year surgical intervention rate of 13%.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Regret Infrequent After Radical Prostatectomy, IMRT

Treatment Regret Infrequent After Radical Prostatectomy, IMRT

Overall decision regret for 16.9% of patients; more regret for RP than radiotherapy component.

Prostate Cancer Radium-223 With Concomitant Therapy May Prolong Life With mCRPC

Radium-223 With Concomitant Therapy May Prolong Life With mCRPC

Survival was longer in patients who received radium-223 plus abiraterone, enzalutamide, or both.

Overactive Bladder (OAB) OnabotulinumtoxinA Provides Lasting Benefit in Overactive Bladder

OnabotulinumtoxinA Provides Lasting Benefit in Overactive Bladder

Consistent mean reductions in urinary incontinence; durable improvements in quality of life.

Kidney Stones Pre-Op Urine Culture Unreliable for Stone Culture Prediction

Pre-Op Urine Culture Unreliable for Stone Culture Prediction

Findings in percutaneous nephrolithotomy patients; gram-positive organisms predominate.

Urinary Incontinence Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Urinary Incontinence

Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Urinary Incontinence

Incidence of UI among men with OSA was 2.3%.

Prostate Cancer High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drugs

High-Grade Prostate Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drugs

Men who used the medications prior to radical prostatectomy had 83% greater odds of Gleason 7-10 tumors compared with non-users.

Prostate Cancer Radical Local Therapy Offers Mortality Benefit in Very High-Risk PCa

Radical Local Therapy Offers Mortality Benefit in Very High-Risk PCa

Prostatectomy and radiotherapy with or without ADT reduced prostate cancer-specific and all-cause mortality rates.

Kidney Cancer Robotic, Open PN Similarly Effective for Endophytic Kidney Tumors

Robotic, Open PN Similarly Effective for Endophytic Kidney Tumors

Robotic surgery may offer some benefits, such as shorter hospital stay and less blood loss.

Kidney Cancer Kidney Cancer Risk Linked to Metalworking Fluids

Kidney Cancer Risk Linked to Metalworking Fluids

Mean exposure of 18.80 mg/m3 per year was associated with a significant 11% increased risk among white men.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

The prevalence of ED is 30% higher among men who have vitamin D levels below 20 ng/mL versus those with levels of 30 ng/mL or higher.