Patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) who experience an exit-site infection (ESI) are at increased risk for peritonitis.
Given the frequency with which these lesions are found, urologists and nephrologists should be familiar with their evaluation.
Questions have been raised as to whether leptin has an impact on malnutrition in this population.
Only 12% of patients older than 80 years received radical treatment for invasive disease compared with 52% of those younger than 60 years.
Conservative approach can improve the quality of life in patients with extensive comorbidities.
Among men older than 67 years, non-curative management of “low-risk” prostate cancer in men is associated with a greater than threefold increased risk of death from prostate cancer.