Each 1-month delay in radical cystectomy following diagnosis of variant histology urothelial carcinoma of the bladder was associated with a 36% increased risk of death, a study found.
Prediabetes at 12 months following transplantation was associated with a 2.1-fold increased risk of cardiovascular events beyond 12 months compared with the absence of prediabetes.
A recent study of men with stage IV prostate cancer revealed that liver-only metastasis is associated with worse cancer-specific and overall survival than bone-only and lung-only metastasis
Compared with the lowest quartiles of red meat and processed red meat intake, the highest quartiles are associated with significant 73% and 99% increased odds of CKD, respectively, a new study found.
Kidney transplant recipients with low muscle strength, compared with those who had normal muscle strength, had a nearly 2.5-fold increased risk of a composite of mortality and hospitalization, a study found.
In a single-institution study, men with oligometastatic prostate cancer who received stereotactic ablative radiation to metastatic lesions had a 52% rate of biochemical progression-free survival at 1 year, a study found.
In a propensity score matched analysis, robotic-assisted and open radical cystectomy for urothelial bladder cancer did not differ significantly with respect to disease recurrence and cancer-specific mortality rates.
From 2003 to 2012, the rate of acute kidney injury following endovascular procedures for critical limb ischemia rose from 5.6% to 17.9% of procedures, a study found.
Current use of conventional nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for 15 to 28 days and more than 28 days was associated with significant 34% and 42% increased odds of nephrotic syndrome, respectively, compared with nonuse.
Among patients undergoing surgery for 10 cm or larger renal cell carcinoma tumors, right-sided tumors are independently associated with improved cancer-specific survival compared with left-sided tumors, a study found.