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During a median followup of 3.6 and 3.0 years intravesical recurrence developed in 4 (12.5%) and 59 men (30.1%) with and without androgen suppression therapy, respectively.
Using imaging to triage men with elevated PSA might avoid a quarter of unnecessary biopsies, according to a study.
After multivariate adjustment there was no statistically significant association between vitamin D intake and risk of stones in the follow-up study.
No benefit of autologous urethral sling placement at robotic assisted radical prostatectomy on early return of continence at 6 months.
The majority of injuries involved the external genitalia, including the scrotum, testes, penis, and/or urethra.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is more likely to develop among men with larger waist circumference and body mass index and higher leptin levels.
The normal range for total testosterone is 264 to 916 ng/dL for healthy men ages 19 to 39 with a body mass index below 30 kg/m2.
The investigators found that the cancer mortality rate hit its peak in 1991, before beginning a steady slide of roughly 1.5% per year among both men and women through 2014.
Adjuvant chemo is associated with overall survival benefit in patients with locally advanced and/or positive regional lymph node disease.
In a study, only 3 of 108 patients experienced complications, all of which were minor and required no hospitalization or further intervention.
The proportions of skeletal-related events did not differ significantly between the every 4-week dosing group vs the every 12-week dosing group of bone metastases patients.
Prostate atrophy in more cores also was associated with lower risks of low- and high-grade disease.
In a study, 53.1% of patients had concomitant prostate cancer in radical cystectomy specimens.
Successful treatment of male urethral stricture requires selection of the appropriate endoscopic or surgical procedure based on anatomic location, length of stricture, and prior interventions.
Proposed 5-tiered system found to predict the risk of prostate cancer-specific mortality.
Patients on active surveillance with stable disease at the time of initial surveillance prostate biopsy may be appropriate candidates for less intensive surveillance prostate biopsy schedules.
Poor baseline functional status and having a Foley catheter preoperatively were associated with greater risk of TURP or TULIP failure.
Patients treated by higher volume implanters are less likely to require reoperation after inflatable penile prosthesis insertion than those treated by lower volume surgeons.
Chronic periodontitis was associated with 2.2-fold increased odds of ED.
Mean levels of total serum testosterone and serum dihydrotestosterone were significantly higher in urolithiasis cases compared with controls.
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