EAU Congress

Real-Time Elastography Superior for Identifying Prostate Cancer

VIENNA—Real-time elastography has significantly better predictive accuracy for identifying prostate cancer (PCa) lesions compared with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers reported here at the 26th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology. Biopsy studies need to confirm these results, however.

Nilay Patel, MD

CKD Develops in Many Living Kidney Donors

VIENNA—One year after undergoing living donor nephrectomy (LDN), more than half of donors will have chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a British study. Their decline in renal function, however, appears to remain stable for at least five years and patients rarely suffer adverse cardiovascular events and cardiac mortality.

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