Urology News Archive
Nocdurna carries a Boxed Warning for hyponatremia.
Men receiving enzalutamide plus ADT had a significant 71% lower risk for metastasis or death compared with men receiving placebo plus ADT.
Plazomicin, an aminoglycoside, was approved for treating complicated urinary tract infections in adults due to certain Enterobacteriaceae.
Post-traumatic stress symptoms also linked to lower risk of readmission in hospitalized CA patients.
Children who migrated to the UK from Bangladesh before puberty and Bangladeshis born in the UK had significantly higher levels of testosterone compared with life-long residents of Bangladesh.
Percutaneous ablation offers cancer-related outcomes similar to those of radical nephrectomy but with a lower likelihood of long-term renal insufficiency and complications.
Only half of patients with initial treatment success maintain benefits at 2 years.
In a randomized study, patients who underwent robotic-assisted and open radical cystectomy had similar 2-year progression survival rates.
In a phase 3 trial, Prostvac-V/F did not significantly prolong overall survival among men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic mCRPC.
Females have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, overall survival versus males with bladder cancer.
Men with advanced prostate cancer at diagnosis have an elevated risk of spinal cord compression, renal failure, and other cancer-related morbidities.
Treatment appeared to reduce fall risk among older adults.
The passage rate for ureteral stones less than 9 mm in diameter did not differ significantly between tamsulosin and placebo recipients, study finds.
Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.
Study participants with acute urinary retention after TRUS-guided prostate biopsy were 4.5 times more likely to skip a recommended re-biopsy than men who had no initial biopsy-related complications.
Perioperative red blood cell transfusion linked to increased adjusted odds of VTE, DVT, PE.
Over 12 weeks of treatment, the mean number of nocturia episodes decreased by 1.1 and 0.9 in men who were and were not bothered by their symptoms, a non-significant difference between groups.
Clinicians can rest easier about recommending finasteride to more men, according to experts.
Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) are almost twice as likely to experience a cardiovascular event as those without ED.
Those with worse emotional distress also report worse urinary, sexual, bowel functions.
If externally validated, bpMRI could be used to triage men for prostate biopsy.
Fulphila, biosimilar to Neulasta, helps reduce risk of infection during cancer treatment.
Abiraterone plus prednisone was associated with significantly greater PSA progression-free survival among patients who are black compared with white patients.
Enzalutamide decreases the risk of clinically meaningful deterioration in HRQoL compared with placebo in men with non-metastatic CRPC, new study finds.
98.4% of respondents report moderate, severe shortages of morphine, hydromorphone, fentanyl.
New findings from the CARMENA trial contradict previous research showing better survival from cytoreductive nephrectomy followed by targeted therapy.
Greater decrease in total UI frequency with yoga intervention versus time-and-attention control group.
May be as effective as full-dose direct oral anticoagulants for extended-duration treatment.
"We are confident this guideline is fully aligned with the latest science on treatments for patients with non-metastatic and metastatic CRPC," said Michael Cookson, MD, member of the 2018 amendment panel.
Benefit of palliative radiation for bone metastasis across age groups; older age should not preclude tx.
Findings for men with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer.
Lower rate of VTE recurrence, but higher clinically relevant non-major bleeding versus dalteparin.
In a meta-analysis, smokers had an 89% greater risk of dying from prostate cancer compared with nonsmokers.
The approval of Yonsa was based on 2 randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter Phase 3 studies in patients with mCRPC.
Cryoablation also cuts the need for opioids at 24 hours post-treatment and at 3 months.
Sharpest decrease seen in privately insured men after 2011.
Clinicians tend to focus on the number of voids, but patients worry more about interrupted sleep.
Magnitude of benefit of immune checkpoint inhibitors sex-dependent for patients with advanced cancers.
Compared with whites, blacks, and Hispanics, Middle Easterners are more likely to have predominantly calcium oxalate monohydrate stones, but less likely to have hydroxyapatite stones.
Enhanced therapeutic effect of bacillus Calmette-Gurin tx in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Nine donations were confirmed positive; 6 of these had travelled to ZIKV-active areas.
Rather intermittent oxygen desaturation was associated with a 3% greater likelihood of nocturia.
Both younger age and more recent exposure to some antibiotics were associated with greater risks for kidney stones.
Findings show small increased risk with white wine, decreased risk with red wine
High PSA levels and larger number of positive biopsy cores are associated with positive surgical margins and extracapsular extension/seminal vesicle invasion after radical prostatectomy.
But majority of oncologists don't feel knowledgeable enough to make these recommendations
Women with type 2 diabetes have a 1.5-fold higher risk of renal cell carcinoma compared with non-diabetic women.
Men and women who smoke are at 2.3-fold and 2.7-fold increased risk of bladder cancer compared with non-smokers.
In clinical trials, the combination of Myrbetriq + solifenacin succinate was associated with greater improvements in the number of incontinence episodes per 24 hours (primary endpoint), the number of micturations per 24 hours (primary endpoint), and the volume voided per micturation (secondary endpoint) compared to placebo or to individual active components.
Instilling gemcitabine into the bladder immediately following resection of low-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer significantly lowers recurrence risk.
The new statement emphasizes shared decision-making on screening for men aged 55 to 69 years who are at average risk for prostate cancer.
Findings based on survey of women with advanced cancer and dependent children.
Canadian study shows that nearly all men undergoing radical prostatectomy in Eastern Ontario in recent years have clinically significant prostate cancer.
Men with Gleason score (GS) 4+3 prostate cancer have a 3-fold higher risk of distant metastasis at diagnosis than those with GS 3+4 PCa.
Brief bedside session associated with improved positive mood, pain scores and decreased anxiety
Obese men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer have a 21% decreased risk of death compared with normal weight men, according to a study.
Spermatogenesis often occurs away from tumor; findings may aid fertility planning, sperm retrieval.
Dementia link seen with antidepressant, urological, and anti-Parkinson's drugs.
In a study of women with uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections, 70% of patients treated with nitrofurantoin had complete symptom resolution at 28 days vs 58% of those treated with fosfomycin.
Findings for both men and women with a false-positive prostate or breast cancer test result.
Thicker bladder wall and a tower-shaped curve on uroflowmetry are associated with shorter healing periods among pediatric patients with overactive bladder.
Doctors who receive general payment for cancer drug more likely to prescribe drug marketed by company.
Drop in ZIKV RNA shedding in semen seen within 3 months after illness onset but can persist longer.
More cancer survivors prescribed 5 or more unique medications, including those with abuse potential
No significant differences between peri-op behavioral muscle training and usual care at 5 years
Increased incidence of malignant disease, specifically prostate, melanoma, pancreas, breast cancers
Calculator reduces testing and decreases the number of urinary tract infections that were missed
Sexual dysfunction was a chief complaint among survey respondents with prostate cancer.
More patients taking desmopressin decreased their nightly voiding episodes by half or more.
One-year overall survival of 61% for gemcitabine and cisplatin plus ipilimumab.
Clinicians' choice of treatment highly correlated with a diagnosis based on urodynamic studies.
The new guidelines focus on accurate assessment and proper monitoring.
At least half of women using tibial nerve stimulation or pelvic floor muscle training experienced fewer night awakenings, according to a new study.
An evaluation of patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma revealed greater risk of death for female patients with high relative visceral fat area (rVFA), highlighting the significance of metabolic differences between men and women.
Majority say they want to know about even minor consequences of cancer drug substitutions
Myocarditis with ICIs may be more common than initially thought; responds to higher steroid dosages
A novel component of an interventional program was cognitive-behavioral counseling administered in a group setting to promote behavioral change.
HTN, increased LDL and total cholesterol levels; lower rates of decreased HDL levels, abdominal fat
In a study, race independently predicted prostate cancer-specific mortality beyond a number of risk factors, including health insurance status.
Teen high consumers of food outside the home had 55% higher androgen-disruptor levels.
The risk of dying from pT1a renal cell carcinoma after partial or radical nephrectomy increases along with patient age.
Low-dose AA with low-fat breakfast had greater effect on PSA; similar effect to standard dose
When combined with cytology, UroSEEK detected 95% of patients who developed bladder cancer
Low physical activity may increase risk of lower urinary tract symptoms in study of Korean men
Most women receive 6 weeks or less of maternity leave; most feel leave duration is inadequate.
Perioperative aspirin use should not be considered an absolute contraindication to radical prostatectomy (RP).
Poorer ratings seen with increase in Medicare patient load, with rating lowered by 0.04 per 100 patients.
Among intermediate- and poor-risk patients, the risk for death was 37% lower with nivolumab plus ipilimumab than with sunitinib.
Strongest associations found for lung and colorectal cancer
New study shows that men are at lower risk of prostate cancer for years after they stop taking the medication.
A previous study showed that using 5-ARIs to treat benign prostate hyperplasia decreased the risk of low-grade PCa.
No evidence for circulating tumor DNA assays in early-stage cancer, residual disease detection
Screening and treating all healthy men older than 65 years with testosterone is discouraged.
Low sperm counts linked to hypogonadism, higher BMI, hypertension, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome
Unapproved erectile dysfunction drugs are touted as a "healthy man alternative to the little blue pill."
Dimethandrolone undecanoate lowers testosterone; well tolerated, mild effects of weight gain, lower HDL
Researchers observed reductions in biochemical failure and distant metastasis rates in patients who had dose-escalated radiation therapy.
VR effective for reducing pain and distress of even extremely painful procedures
Renal and Urology News Articles
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- FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones
- AV Access at Hemodialysis Initiation Less Likely Among Women
- Development of Clinically Evident Gout: A Closer Look at Elevated Serum Urate Levels
- Apixaban Is Safest Direct Oral Anticoagulant vs Warfarin
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