Latest Urology News
Alpha blocker treatment resulted in a higher stone expulsion rate versus placebo in patients with distal ureteral stones larger than 5 mm in maximum diameter, study finds.
A negative mpMRI is associated with a higher risk for PSA recurrence and metastasis following salvage radiotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy.
Cancer survival was greatly skewed toward patients with Medicare or private insurance.
About 45.1% of cancer deaths and 42% of all incident cancers are linked to modifiable risk factors.
Propensity score matching showed a 5.8 month survival advantage for initial CN vs initial systematic therapy.
Comorbidity may be higher in American Indians and Native Alaskans than in non-Hispanic white cancer patients.
But patients, family members neutral toward surgical procedures involving overlap of noncritical portions.
Investigators who compared 4 active surveillance cohorts found that biennial prostate biopsies appear to be an acceptable alternative to annual biopsies.
6 weeks Swedish massage therapy significantly decreased cancer-related fatigue in female breast cancer survivors.
About one-fourth of older cancer patients were previously diagnosed.
In addition, those born from 1947 to 1964 and 1979 to 1992 have increased risk of heroin overdose death.
Results of a large prospective study show that appropriate use of the phi test can improve physicians' ability to diagnose and manage patients.
Decrease in scores on the Men's Sexual Health Questionnaire mostly due to ejaculation disorders.
Decrease in estimated out-of-pocket spending at the 25th, 50th, 75th percentiles; increase at 90th, 95th
In a study, men with Peyronie's disease who tadalafil 5 mg per day had decreased pain on erection and degree of penile curvature.
Burnout tied to depression, suicidal ideation; dispositional mindfulness linked to less burnout.
Assessments of androgen receptor, glycolysis prognostic in castration-resistant prostate cancer.
At 5 years, 59.3% of patients treated with sunitinib were free from recurrence versus 51.3% who received placebo.
Overall, 15.1% use cigarettes, with higher use among males, older adults, those with lower incomes.
Aspirin tied to reduced risk of mortality, myocardial infarction for patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
Renal and Urology News Articles
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)