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Increased 30-day morbidity for black race, bladder and urinary diversion operations.
During first 24 months, 8.7% of patients with favorable pathological characteristics had progressed.
Does not improve overall survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Shows the strongest correlation between biochemical recurrence and subsequent systemic progression.
Most patients discharged home within first 6 hours after surgery; none readmitted.
De novo OAB — defined as urgency with or without frequency and nocturia — developed in some patients.
Reoperation rate for transvaginal mesh prolapse surgery is 4%.
The odds of developing lethal prostate cancer were increased by 6.9 to 12.6 times for men aged 40 to 59 years with higher PSA values.
Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure.
Patients treated in high-performing hospitals face fewer incidences of prolonged hospitalization or nursing-sensitive complications.
Women with stage IV bladder cancer have a lower median overall survival rate when compared to men.
More effective tools are needed to support the long-term recovery of patients who survive cancer.
Three in 4 young or middle-aged patients receive aggressive therapies in the last months of life.
In prostate cancer, adjuvant docetaxel without hormone therapy did not improve biochemical disease-free survival after radical prostatectomy.
Transrectal ultrasound-guided (TRUS) prostate biopsy poorly detects and rules out clinically significant prostate cancer.
Adding enzalutamide to abiraterone acetate and leuprolide acetate does not appear to be effective for the treatment of localized high-risk prostate cancer.
About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to atezolizumab.
The drug significantly improves overall and progression-free survival compared with everolimus, researchers report.
A predictive model for chemotherapy toxicity found that 58% of patients experienced grade 3 toxicity or higher.
TURP and EBRT after seed implantation are associated with development of urge urinary incontinence.
- Blacks With Diabetes and CKD Have Higher CVD Risk
- Worse Re-transplant Outcomes for HIV Positive Patients
- Race, Procedure Type Influence Morbidity in Pediatric Surgery Patients
- Parathyroidectomy Rates Stable Despite Changes in Medical Therapy
- Early Recurrence After Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy Explored
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)