PARIS—Ozarelix, an investigational agent, may be effective for selected men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with BPH, phase II trial data suggest. The drug is a highly soluble luteinizing hormone releasing antagonist.
Should children with disorders of sex development (DSD) —in which genitalia, chromosomes, or reproductive systems diverge from what is considered the norm for females or males—have reconstructive surgery before they are old enough to make their own decisions?
PRAGUE—New studies presented at the 13th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation suggest that transplant surgeons can make more effective use of kidneys from deceased donors, even from donors at the outer limits of acceptance criteria.
SAN DIEGO—Urologists may need to re-examine the use of oral fluoroquinolones (FQ) as prophylaxis after transrectal ultrasound-guided (TRUS) biopsy of the prostate, according to study findings presented here at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.