Trial results do not support use of vitamin D receptor activators to prevent cardiovascular events in patients with end-stage renal disease and low intact parathyroid hormone levels.
Nocturia improved 43% in patients receiving oral desmopressin alone and 64.3% in those receiving desmopressin and an alpha-blocker.
Risk for statin-induced serious muscle injury 0.1 percent, newly diagnosed diabetes 0.2%
Study authors developed a Markov model with health states based on daily urinary incontinence episodes (UIEs) to compare the cost-effectiveness of onabotulinumtoxinA, implantable sacral nerve stimulation devices, percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation, anticholinergic medications, and mirabegron versus BSC for the management of refractory OAB.
In a study of adults with mild-to-moderate chronic kidney disease, women had a significant 28% decreased risk of end-stage renal disease compared with men.
Patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease who have 3 or more comorbidities are 3 times more likely to start dialysis than those with no comorbidities, a study found.
App uses color and metadata from fingernails to detect hemoglobin levels in the blood
UROPP reduces opioids prescribed after gynecologic, abdominal surgery without negative effects.
Hypogonadism and serum testosterone evaluation nearly doubled the odds a man would undergo varicocelectomy.
IBD is associated with a nearly 5-fold increased risk of prostate cancer, study finds.
Maintaining ACC/AHA goals would result in fewer events than current BP levels, prior guideline goals
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population
Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer had a 22% decreased risk of disease progression if they received neoadjuvant rather than adjuvant chemotherapy, a study found.
More than half of UK specialists surveyed said measuring testosterone levels in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer was not their routine practice.
Risk for patients in rivaroxaban group reduced during the on-treatment period
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- Salvage Prostatectomy May Benefit Some Prostate Cancer Patients
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
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- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)