Robotic partial nephrectomy offers similar oncologic outcomes to robotic radical nephrectomy, but is associated with better preservation of renal function.
Behavioral therapies relieve stress, urgency, and mixed urinary incontinence (UI) more effectively than drug monotherapies in nonpregnant women. In a new systematic review and network meta-analysis (NMA) of 84 randomized trials published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, most interventions including combination therapies improved or resolved women’s symptoms better than no treatment, whether sham or…
In a study, all men who received testosterone replacement therapy within 1 year of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had full potency recovery at 24 months.
Testosterone replacement therapy prolonged time to disease progression among men who underwent radical surgery for localized prostate cancer.
Kidney stone recurrence risk increases along with the number of metabolic syndrome components, which include abdominal obesity, hypertension, elevated fasting glucose, low high-density lipoprotein, and elevated triglycerides.
Among women with a history of smoking, menopause onset at age 45 or younger is associated with a 66% higher risk of bladder cancer compared with onset at age 50 or older.
Patients who undergo radical cystectomy for MIBC more than 12 weeks from diagnosis are at increased risk of death, regardless of whether they receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
In addition to other input, the federal Office for Civil Rights wants to know how the privacy rule might be amended to encourage information sharing among providers.
In a phase 3 trial, tenapanor, which reduces paracellular phosphate transport in the intestine, lowered elevated serum phosphorus in patients on hemodialysis.
Kidney disease is a global public health problem, affecting over 750 million persons worldwide.1,2 The burden of kidney disease varies substantially across the world, as does its detection and treatment. In many settings, rates of kidney disease and the provision of its care are defined by socio-economic, cultural and political factors leading to significant disparities.3 World Kidney…