March 01, 2007 Archives - Renal and Urology News

Print Issue: March 01, 2007

A Back Door Entry into Hedge Funds

Hedge funds often score huge gains by taking big risks and investing in ways mutual funds are not allowed to. And unlike mutual funds, which advertise, hedge funds usually add new clients only through word-of-mouth referrals.

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Benefits Some

Recent randomized trials have shown that following radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer, adjuvant radiotherapy improves progression-free survival (PFS). Nevertheless, it is possible that some patients with adverse pathological features may be appropriate candidates for delayed salvage radiotherapy.

Hypertension in Renal Tx Recipients

Hypertension in Renal Tx Recipients

Hypertension is a common clinical problem in renal transplant patients, and it has important consequences for patient and graft survival. At five years after transplantation, more than 50% of patients have Stage I or Stage II hypertension and nearly 40% of patients have prehypertension.

Freezing Away Prostate Cancer

Cryoablation as a primary treatment for localized prostate cancer has come a long way since the 1980s and now should be considered part of the therapeutic armamentarium for the malignancy, according to researchers.

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