Commentary

Rising China and Modern Medicine for Over 1 Billion

Rising China and Modern Medicine for Over 1 Billion

Longer Dialysis Time and Patient Suffering

Longer Dialysis Time and Patient Suffering

CMS also has upcoming plans to impose fiscal penalties related to dialysis treatment.

Prostate Cancer Survival Metrics: A New Standard?

Prostate Cancer Survival Metrics: A New Standard?

Effective clinical trial design and ultimately drug approval require careful consideration of the endpoints selected.

Guidelines Disconnect: Patients' Voice Absent

Guidelines Disconnect: Patients' Voice Absent

Patient-centeredness should become a core component of clinical practice guidelines, according to Dr Kalantar-Zadeh.

The Adrenal Gland: The Forgotten Urologic Organ

The Adrenal Gland: The Forgotten Urologic Organ

Enhanced Cystoscopy Improves the Care of Bladder Cancer Patients

Enhanced Cystoscopy Improves the Care of Bladder Cancer Patients

The guidelines state that clinicians should offer blue light cystoscopy, if available, as an adjunct to traditional white light cystoscopy (WLC) to increase tumor detection and decrease recurrence.

New AUA Guidelines Promise Better Care

New AUA Guidelines Promise Better Care

To avoid CKD, the guidelines now provide detailed review of the risk/benefit profile comparing partial to radical nephrectomy.

What Not to Eat After Nephrectomy

What Not to Eat After Nephrectomy

Both urologists and nephrologists provide follow-up and continuity of care to patients after cancer nephrectomy.

MRIs for Patients With Pacemakers

MRIs for Patients With Pacemakers

Data from MagnaSafe suggest that MRIs for patients with pacemakers/ICDs can be performed safely.

Nephrology in Crisis: Trainees in Short Supply

Nephrology in Crisis: Trainees in Short Supply

Efforts should be directed at making nephrology more appealing to recruit more trainees.

RCC Adjuvant Therapy: Calculating Value

RCC Adjuvant Therapy: Calculating Value

Adjuvant treatments for RCC must be prioritized by physicians because ultimately value is determined by how medicine is practiced.

Progress to More Nuanced Medicine

Progress to More Nuanced Medicine

Medicine is making progress to refine patient care.

Medical Advancements Versus the Status Quo

Medical Advancements Versus the Status Quo

Medical research inherently seeks to improve approaches to clinical care.

Later HD, Less HD, No HD: A New Paradigm?

Later HD, Less HD, No HD: A New Paradigm?

Recent studies have cast doubt on the universal superiority of the conventional approach to dialysis.

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