July 2017 Issue of Renal And Urology News
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Nephrology Cover Articles
Among other changes, the new KDIGO guidelines highlight the potential dangers of hypercalcemia.
Myocardial infarction patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention had an AKI rate similar to those who did not have the procedure.
International survey finds geographic variation in the subtype frequencies in biopsied patients.
Urology Cover Articles
Addition of abiraterone to androgen deprivation therapy for patients with hormone-naïve advanced prostate cancer may be a new standard of care.
Hypogonadal testicular cancer survivors had 15 times higher odds of metabolic syndrome than their eugonadal counterparts.
Randomized trial found no significant difference in all-cause and cancer-specific survival between radical prostatectomy and observation for localized prostate cancer.
News in Brief
Patients smoking 1 or more packs of cigarettes per day had a higher risk of death compared with those who smoked less than 1.
The 3-year overall survival rate among prostate cancer patients starting long-term hormone therapy was 83% vs 76% for men receiving abiraterone plus ADT vs ADT ...
There was a significant association for Trp with the event of rapid decline in eGFR.
Nearly 70% of access-related bloodstream infections occurred in hemodialysis patients with central venous catheters.
Fewer VTE events were observed in the betrixaban than enoxaparin arm.
Evaluating Physician Practice Options in the Shifting Health Care Landscape Part 1
To avoid CKD, the guidelines now provide detailed review of the risk/benefit profile comparing partial to radical nephrectomy.
Providers need to analyze which procedures and services constitute a large portion of their practice.
Some men who undergo multigene testing for inherited prostate cancer misinterpret findings of variants of uncertain significance.
Most elderly CKD patients ultimately will not require or desire renal replacement therapy.
All-cause hospitalizations in the US increased 410% from 1993 to 2014 among gout sufferers compared with 4.8% in the general population.
Patients often received sodium thiosulfate with other therapies.
The risk for developing erectile dysfunction is 15% higher among men with than without gout.
Radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients with persistently elevated PSA after radical surgery improved survival only among those with worse pathologic characteristics.
Chronic kidney disease stage 3 is 23% more likely to develop in individuals in the highest versus lowest quintile of consumption of red and processed ...
CKD patients treated to a target systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg were 28% less likely to die early.
Prostate cancer patients on active surveillance who have no cancer found on confirmatory biopsy have a reduced risk of grade and volume reclassification.
Anemic patients were 41% and 80% more likely to have coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease than non-anemic patients.
Symptomatic recurrence was associated with a nearly 2-fold higher risk of death from the time of recurrence versus surveillance-detected recurrence.
Patients who underwent the minimally invasive procedure had a 36%, 50%, and 44% improvement in IPSS, quality of life, and peak flow rate, respectively, at ...
Over a 10-year period, radical prostatectomy use increased steadily while radiotherapy use declined
Japanese researchers conclude that a serum ferritin level below 90 ng/mL and TSAT of 20% or higher was optimal for achieving a hemoglobin level of ...
Up to a 49% higher risk of death observed in patients who had a 400 ng/mL increase in serum ferritin from baseline values compared with ...
Researchers calculated that the absolute increase in lifetime risk of prostate cancer associated with vasectomy was just 0.6%.
Use of sevelamer was associated with a 14% decreased risk of death compared with non-use.
A new study found a 52% higher risk for the future development of Parkinson's disease among men with erectile dysfunction.
The investigators assessed proteomic profiling of 80 proteins using a multiplex assay.
The odds of starting hemodialysis with an arteriovenous fistula are 31% lower for women compared with men.
Nearly 1 in 3 patients diagnosed with Gleason 3+4 favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer had their disease upgraded or upstaged at radical prostatectomy.
Except for gabapentin, evidence for 38 other treatments is weak and limited by small studies with a high risk of bias, new review finds.
Renal and Urology News Articles
- The Threat From Within: Most Breaches Due to Employee Errors
- Radical Prostatectomy Has Lasting Benefit for Localized Cancer
- Poor Vitamin K Status Linked to Low BMD, Increased Fracture Risk in ESRD
- Serum Phosphate at Dialysis Start Tied With Mortality
- Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
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