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PSA Screening More Likely Among Blacks

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Black males aged 45–60 years are more likely to undergo PSA screening than non-Hispanic white men, researchers reported in The Journal of Urology (2016;195:913-918). Jesse D....

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Acute Kidney Injury Linked to Lower Bicarbonate Levels

Last updated: 01/05/2019

SAN DIEGO—Lower serum bicarbonate levels are independently associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), according to study findings presented at the American...

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Acute Kidney Injury Increases Dementia Risk

Last updated: 01/05/2019

SAN DIEGO—Acute kidney injury (AKI), even with complete renal recovery, is associated with a significantly increased risk of dementia, investigators reported at the American...

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Molecular Subtypes Linked to Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury

Last updated: 01/05/2019

(HealthDay News) -- Two molecularly distinct sub-phenotypes of acute kidney injury (AKI) are associated with different clinical outcomes and response to vasopressin therapy,...

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Gadolinium-Based Contrast May Up Acute Kidney Injury Risk in CKD

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Use of gadolinium-based contrast agents during endovascular intervention in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may increase the risk of post-contrast acute kidney injury...

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Acute Kidney Injury Increases Risks for CKD, ESRD, and Mortality

Last updated: 01/05/2019

Acute kidney injury (AKI) substantially increases the risks for future kidney damage and death, according to a new study. Rinaldo Bellomo, MD, of the University of Melbourne,...

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Risk Stratification Tools and Prognostic Models in Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer: A Critical Assessment from the European Association of Urology Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer Guidelines Panel.

Last updated: 01/05/2019

This review focuses on the most widely used risk stratification and prediction tools for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). To assess the clinical use and relevance of...

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Prognostic value of modified Glasgow Prognostic Score in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Last updated: 01/05/2019

To investigate the prognostic value of preoperative modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS) in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) treated with...

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About prostate cancer

Last updated: 01/05/2019

About prostate cancer References What is the prostate? Only men have a prostate gland. The prostate is usually the size and shape of a walnut and grows bigger as you get older....

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Off-Clamp Partial Nephrectomy Better for Preserving Renal Function

Last updated: 01/04/2019

For patients with small renal tumors, partial nephrectomy (PN) performed off-clamp instead of on-clamp better protects renal function after surgery, according to a new...

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