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Researchers report a significant drop in 30-day post-operative infection rate.
Regular and irregular use of the lipid-lowering medications increased the risk of BPS/IC.
After 2 years, continence, potency, and freedom from recurrence were achieved in almost half of men who had extended pelvic lymph node dissection.
A high cure rate was observed in women with de novo OAB symptoms following transobturator tape surgery.
Analytic sample of 692 men wearing ActiGraph 7164 accelerometer confirms inverse association.
Findings less promising for mixed urinary incontinence after 1 year of follow up.
In a small study, 56% of NMIBC patients who received the dual regimen after failing treatment with BCG alone were tumor free.
The researchers found that factors associated with a higher risk of recurrent infections included type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and black ethnicity.
Vasectomized men, women with vasectomized partner have higher odds of weekly sex.
In studies, subsequent use of chemotherapy and concomitant use of abiraterone or enzalutamide did not raise any new safety concerns.
A year after the federal task force came out against routine PSA screening, diagnoses of low-risk PCa decreased by 38% and continued to fall.
TMPRSS2-ERG in peripheral blood mononuclear cells is linked to greater progression risk in men with metastatic CRPC treated with docetaxel.
Age, obesity promote methylation, suppression of 5-reductase 2
The model incorporates 2 newly identified independent mortality risk factors in patients requiring second-line targeted therapy.
Active surveillance equal to partial nephrectomy for renal function preservation.
Biochemical failure rates, however, appear to be better with radiation, single-institution study finds.
In separate studies, nivolumab prolonged overall survival and cabozantinib improved progression-free survival compared with everolimus.
Findings based upon 24 hours versus six days of antibiotics with percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Signs and symptoms and testosterone levels, not the presence of disorders that cause low testosterone, should guide treatment decisions.
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