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Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Post-RARP Potency, Continence Return Faster with Amniotic Nerve Wrap

Post-RARP Potency, Continence Return Faster with Amniotic Nerve Wrap

In patients who received the graft, average return to continence and potency was 1.21 months and 1.34 months, respectively.

Prostate Cancer MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy Spots More Aggressive Tumors

MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy Spots More Aggressive Tumors

Magnetic resonance imaging technology with ultrasound found 30% more high-risk prostate cancers and 17% fewer low-risk cancers.

Urology Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Overused for Urological Surgeries

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Overused for Urological Surgeries

In community practice, overall rate of compliance with AUA Best Practices is less than 60 percent

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Erectile Dysfunction and eGFR May Predict CAD

Erectile Dysfunction and eGFR May Predict CAD

A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Oral Therapies Improve Potency After Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy

Oral Therapies Improve Potency After Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy

Potency was observed in 51% of unilateral surgery patients and 71% of bilateral surgery patients who received oral therapy.

Prostate Cancer Study Hints At a Better Way to Lessen Prostate Biopsy Pain

Study Hints At a Better Way to Lessen Prostate Biopsy Pain

Patients reported significantly less pain with pelvic plexus block than conventional periprostatic block.

News Large Study Offers Insights in AMH Management

Large Study Offers Insights in AMH Management

In a study of nearly 57,000 Korean patients, 6.2% had asymptomatic microscopic hematuria.

Prostate Cancer PCa Family History Screening May Decrease Mortality

PCa Family History Screening May Decrease Mortality

In men with a positive family history of prostate cancer, screening correlated with a trend toward decreased prostate cancer-specific mortality.

Prostate Cancer Addressing Prostate Cancer Patient Concerns

Addressing Prostate Cancer Patient Concerns

Many U.S. survivors have unresolved physical, mental health issues long after cancer.

Prostate Cancer VA Study Reveals No Race Disparities in Prostate Cancer Outcomes

VA Study Reveals No Race Disparities in Prostate Cancer Outcomes

African-American and Caucasian men have similar tumor burden, treatment choices, and survival.

Prostate Cancer Erectile Function Recovery More Likely After Robotic Prostate Surgery

Erectile Function Recovery More Likely After Robotic Prostate Surgery

Nerve-sparing surgery by robot-assisted laparoscopy was associated with a 2.4 times increased odds of regaining potency versus open surgery

Prostate Cancer Bipolar Androgen Therapy Helps Hormone Therapy-resistant PCa

Bipolar Androgen Therapy Helps Hormone Therapy-resistant PCa

Small study suggests alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer for prostate cancer patients.

Reproductive Medicine Higher Pregnancy After Vasectomy Reversal With Same Partner

Higher Pregnancy After Vasectomy Reversal With Same Partner

Fertility outcomes improved for men who have same female partner as before vasectomy.

Prostate Cancer More Vegetables, Less Alcohol for Prostate Cancer Prevention

More Vegetables, Less Alcohol for Prostate Cancer Prevention

Research supports recent guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle.

Prostate Cancer ADT-RT Combo Offers Better Outcomes

ADT-RT Combo Offers Better Outcomes

Longer cancer-specific and overall survival seen in older men with locally advanced or high-risk PCa

Bladder Cancer More Bladder Cancer Patients Receiving Perioperative Chemotherapy

More Bladder Cancer Patients Receiving Perioperative Chemotherapy

Study of patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer documents a particularly large increase in the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Kidney Stones Infected Kidney Stones Raise Post-Op Sepsis Risk

Infected Kidney Stones Raise Post-Op Sepsis Risk

Positive stone cultures increase the odds of sepsis after percutaneous nephrolithotomy by nearly 7-fold.

Bladder Cancer Prostate Capsule, Nerve Sparing Cystectomies Offer Similar Outcomes

Prostate Capsule, Nerve Sparing Cystectomies Offer Similar Outcomes

In a small randomized trial, functional and oncologic results did not differ significantly between the 2 approaches

Kidney Stones CHD Risk Greater in Women with Kidney Stones

CHD Risk Greater in Women with Kidney Stones

Study finds no significantly elevated risk of coronary heart disease among men with a history of kidney stones.