Partial nephrectomy (PN) is associated with better overall survival compared with radical nephrectomy (RN) in patients who have benign renal tumors, according to investigators at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
A new state law raises the standard of proof required for patients claiming errors in Utah emergency department (ED) care. The state legislature has raised the standard of proof from the traditional “preponderance of the evidence” to the higher “clear and convincing evidence” model.
Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) independently predicts greater mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients, Israeli researchers report.
Among older individuals, an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) below 45 mL/min/1.73 m2 is associated with a nearly twofold increased risk of hip-fracture-related mortality, according to British researchers.
Intermittent hormonal therapy (IHT) for men with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer is associated with no reduction in disease progression or survival, according to a European study.