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Kidney Stones Ultrasound Effective for Detecting Kidney Stones

Ultrasound Effective for Detecting Kidney Stones

It also may provide an alternative to conventional fluoroscopy in guiding ureteroscopy for ureteral stones.

Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk of Second Malignancies

Prostate Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk of Second Malignancies

Study reveals a 2-fold greater likelihood of primary kidney and bladder cancer compared with men in the general population.

Reproductive Medicine HIV Transmission Affected by Bacteria in Semen

HIV Transmission Affected by Bacteria in Semen

As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) CKD Raises Risk of Poor Urologic Surgery Outcomes

CKD Raises Risk of Poor Urologic Surgery Outcomes

Major perioperative complications and death are more likely in patients with chronic kidney disease stages 3-5.

News Counterfeit Medical Devices on the Rise

Counterfeit Medical Devices on the Rise

Counterfeit devices are prevalent and their use is associated with serious consequences.

Kidney Cancer Visceral Fat Area Predicts Kidney Cancer Subtype

Visceral Fat Area Predicts Kidney Cancer Subtype

Increased abdominal adiposity is associated with a greater likelihood of clear-cell renal cell carcinoma.

Prostate Cancer Substance Abuse May Worsen Advanced Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Substance Abuse May Worsen Advanced Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Patients with substance use disorder are more likely to be hospitalized and to make emergency department visits.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

HoLEP for Enlarged Prostate Preserves Sexual Function

Following surgery, improvement in sexual satisfaction correlated with improvements in all lower urinary tract symptoms.

Urology Degree of Hydronephrosis Predicts UTUC Outcomes

Degree of Hydronephrosis Predicts UTUC Outcomes

Moderate to severe hydronephrosis is associated with worse cancer-specific survival in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Prostate Cancer Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Biking Tied to PCa, But Not Reproductive Health

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

Reproductive Medicine Testicular Cancer Incidence Rising in Young Hispanics

Testicular Cancer Incidence Rising in Young Hispanics

Increase in incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in Hispanic adolescents and young adults.

News Nurses Improve Care for Chronically Ill Patients

Nurses Improve Care for Chronically Ill Patients

Outcomes positive for nurse-managed protocols in patients with chronic conditions.

Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer Prognosis Unaffected by Smoking Status

Bladder Cancer Prognosis Unaffected by Smoking Status

Current smoking and smoking cessation prior to diagnosis does not alter risk of recurrence or progression of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

News Minimally-Invasive Surgery Use Varies in U.S.

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Use Varies in U.S.

Variation seen with hospital type, size, location, and geographical region.

Prostate Cancer Lethal Prostate Cancer Linked to Vasectomy

Lethal Prostate Cancer Linked to Vasectomy

Study finds a 19% increased risk of distant metastases or death from the cancer.

Prostate Cancer Depressed Men With Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Depressed Men With Prostate Cancer Fare Worse

Those with depression, intermediate- or high-risk disease undergo less treatment.

Prostate Cancer Cranberry May Ease Radiotherapy Cystitis

Cranberry May Ease Radiotherapy Cystitis

Men who took cranberry capsules during and after external beam radiation treatment experienced less severe symptoms of cystitis.

Prostate Cancer Anticoagulants May Benefit Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Anticoagulants May Benefit Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Use of low-molecular-weight heparin decreased the risk of death by 52%.

Kidney Cancer Partial Nephrectomy Superior Despite Kidney Tumor Size

Partial Nephrectomy Superior Despite Kidney Tumor Size

Renal function is preserved better compared with radical nephrectomy even when tumors are larger than the traditional 4 cm cutoff.