May 2014 Issue of Renal And Urology News
Nephrology Cover Articles
Researchers observed the association in middle-age individuals in the general population.
New findings show that urinary biochemical composition changes with age.
When administered concomitantly with tacrolimus in kidney transplant patients, it hiked the risk of acute rejection by more than 2-fold.
Urology Cover Articles
Magnetic resonance imaging can identify men more likely to harbor intermediate- and high-risk tumors.
Patients are more than 9 times more likely to die from causes other than PCa, a new study shows.
For the first time, the federal CMS has made public a database showing what it pays out to individual physicians.
News in Brief
The risk of new-onset diabetes after a kidney transplant increases along with pretransplant body mass index.
Increment in renal parenchymal volume occurs within days after a kidney is removed from a living donor.
Only 17% and 20% of patients undergoing radical or partial nephrectomy, respectively, had a renal mass biopsy in advance of surgery.
Regular use, and especially long-time regular use, of aspirin may decrease the risk of PCa overall and advanced PCa.
Patients with hyperuricemia who use urate-lowering therapies are less likely to experience renal function decline.
Statin use decreases the risk of disease progression after surgery for localized RCC.
Confirmation of creatinine-based eGFR should be performed in select circumstances using, where appropriate, either measured GFR or cystatin C.
High levels are associated with worse survival, study finds.
A study found similar surgical success rates with uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous ligament fixation.
Sepsis and diuretic and aminoglycoside use are among the factors associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Study reveals a greater than twofold increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.
In-hospital death risk is increased, a new study found.
It is associated with a decreased risk of disease progression compared with a wait-and-see approach.
AF occurred more often on a dialysis day and especially during dialysis.
UI was associated with a 43% increased risk of probable depression and a 21% increased risk of work disability.
New study also suggests that low preoperative hematocrit and albumin levels predict adverse outcomes.
Study reveals an association between mortality and high intake of items common found in the Southern diet, such as fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages.
Danish study reveals a 10% prevalence of osteoporosis among men due to start androgen-deprivation therapy.
Penile traction therapy reduced curvature and significantly improved erectile function and hardness.
Regardless of delivery type, obesity ups the risk of more severe urinary symptoms, study shows.
Renal and Urology News Articles
- Pembrolizumab Shows Promise for BCG-Unresponsive Bladder Cancer
- Radical Cystectomy Superior to Trimodal Therapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
- Dialysis and Transplant Patients at Increased Risk for Cancer Death
- Tivozanib Offers Superior Outcomes in Refractory Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
- Radiation, Chemotherapy Not Beneficial in Localized Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
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