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Urinary Incontinence Risk-Benefit Profile for Transvaginal Mesh

Risk-Benefit Profile for Transvaginal Mesh

Lower rates of awareness of prolapse, reoperation for prolapse; higher rates of de novo incontinence.

Prostate Cancer Steps for Reducing CVD Risks in Prostate Cancer Patients

Steps for Reducing CVD Risks in Prostate Cancer Patients

The advice is useful as clinicians wait for formal guidelines.

Prostate Cancer Study Supports Hemiablation HIFU for Prostate Cancer

Study Supports Hemiablation HIFU for Prostate Cancer

Ablating only the prostate lobe with the tumor resulted in satisfactory mid-term functional outcomes, researchers reported.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) PAE Effect on Prostate Zones Characterized

PAE Effect on Prostate Zones Characterized

Prostatic arterial embolization significantly reduced volumes of median lobes, central zones, peripheral zones, and whole prostate glands.

Prostate Cancer Impact of USPSTF Rec Against PSA Screening Varied for Urologists, PCPs

Impact of USPSTF Rec Against PSA Screening Varied for Urologists, PCPs

Differential effect of 2012 USPSTF recommendations for primary care providers, urologists.

Urology Hypospadias Prevalence Found to Vary Widely

Hypospadias Prevalence Found to Vary Widely

True prevalence of hypospadias and related trends are difficult to estimate.

Kidney Stones Study Supports Use of SWL for Moderate-Sized Stones

Study Supports Use of SWL for Moderate-Sized Stones

SWL treatment success rate was 70.4% and 53.1% for stones less than 15 mm and 15 mm or larger, respectively.

Prostate Cancer PCa Expectant Management Linked With Veterans' Age, Tumor Risk

PCa Expectant Management Linked With Veterans' Age, Tumor Risk

Patient age and tumor risk may be more strongly associated with use of expectant management for veterans with low-risk prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Targeted Prophylaxis Before Prostate Biopsy Cuts Sepsis Risk

Targeted Prophylaxis Before Prostate Biopsy Cuts Sepsis Risk

Antibiotics selected based on results of pre-biopsy rectal swab cultures.

Prostate Cancer Chemoimmunotherapy May Be Effective for mCRPC

Chemoimmunotherapy May Be Effective for mCRPC

Combination angiogenesis inhibition can be safely administered with supportive measures in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Prostate Cancer Modest Survival Benefit with EBRT + Brachytherapy in Intermediate PCa

Modest Survival Benefit with EBRT + Brachytherapy in Intermediate PCa

Combined radiotherapy remains controversial due to the increased potential for toxicities.

Prostate Cancer Fatal Prostate Cancer Linked to Balding

Fatal Prostate Cancer Linked to Balding

Any baldness is associated with a 56% higher risk of dying from the malignancy.

Urology 7 Tips for Evaluating Hematuria

7 Tips for Evaluating Hematuria

The American College of Physicians offered expert advice for evaluating patients with hematuria.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) LUTS/BPH Treatments Provide Similar Improvement

LUTS/BPH Treatments Provide Similar Improvement

Men receiving common medical treatments for LUTS/BPH, including phytotherapy, experienced similar symptom relief.

Bladder Cancer Chemohyperthermia Safe, Effective for NMIBC Adjuvant Treatment

Chemohyperthermia Safe, Effective for NMIBC Adjuvant Treatment

It offers better recurrence-free survival than BCG in patients with papillary intermediate- and high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Urology Urologic Surgeries Complicated by Frailty

Urologic Surgeries Complicated by Frailty

The more frail the patient, the greater the likelihood of complications, such as hospital readmission and blood transfusion.

Prostate Cancer Many Seniors Have Non-Recommended PSA Screening

Many Seniors Have Non-Recommended PSA Screening

Rate of unnecessary screening was 15.7% in men 65 years and older.

Prostate Cancer PCa Surgery Patients Largely Unaware of Sexual Complications

PCa Surgery Patients Largely Unaware of Sexual Complications

Many men are unaware of erectile function recovery time and problems with ejaculation.

Urinary Incontinence Superficial Sling Implantation Eases Post-RP Incontinence

Superficial Sling Implantation Eases Post-RP Incontinence

Modified technique improved stress urinary incontinence in nearly three-quarters of patients.

Bladder Cancer Adjuvant Chemo Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer

Adjuvant Chemo Ups Survival in Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer

Improved survival with adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced disease compared with cystectomy alone.