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In a study, systematic biopsy detected clinically significant prostate cancer in only 3% of men with negative findings on multiparametic MRI.
Among patients with venous thromboembolism, the risk of a recurrent event was significantly lower with rivaroxaban than with aspirin, without a significant increase in bleeding rates.
Patients with multiple sclerosis are more likely to form calcium phosphate stones and struvite stones.
Findings from 2 new studies could enable more informed patient counseling about choice of therapy.
Treatment group participants improved toileting skills with 150 minutes of walking per week and twice weekly strength training classes.
Researchers found no evidence of worse cancer outcomes with nerve-sparing surgery.
Satisfaction was equally high 3 months after prolapse surgery in women who were instructed to liberally resume activities compared with those instructed to restrict postoperative activities.
The NFB group demonstrated greater improvement than the controls on the Brief Pain Interval program.
A population-based study showed no association between total prostate cancer risk and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT).
Men taking PDE5 lowered their risk of hospitalization and mortality after a heart attack by 33%.
Treatment discontinuation rate is lower than that of traditional antimuscarinics, study finds.
Patients who used the drug had a 38% lower risk of dying from kidney cancer than non-users, meta-analysis shows.
At 6 months of treatment, bone imaging showed stable disease in 94% of patients with available data, study finds.
Noctiva is taken 30 minutes before bed and is designed to increase absorption of water through the kidneys.
In multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging, rectal distension have a negative effect on T2-weighted and diffusion-weighted images.
No deaths, lead failures, losses of capture, or ventricular arrhythmias occurred during MRI.
Overall survival among patients receiving first-line targeted therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma increased significantly from 2006 to 2012.
Recently diagnosed and previously diagnosed cancer survivors were more likely to report any change in prescription drug use for financial reasons.
Study also finds associations between adiposity and 10 other cancers, particularly digestive and hormone-related malignancies.
Researchers suggest that early treatment of some ureteral stones is preferable.
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- Peritoneal Dialysis
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