Articles about urology


1 in 5 Surgeons Not Meeting AVF Placement Goal - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/20/2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid established an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) placement goal of 66% or greater for initial hemodialysis (HD) access, with a corresponding...

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Targeted RCC Therapies Benefit ‘Real World’ Medicare Patients - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Investigators who studied a “real world” sample of Medicare patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) found that patients who received targeted therapies for their...

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Adverse Events Associated With Outcomes in PD-1/PD-L1–Treated Urothelial Carcinoma - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Development of an immune-mediated adverse event (imAE) associated with treatment with a PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitor was associated with improved clinical outcomes among patients with...

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Combination Treatment of SGLT2 Inhibitor and Exenatide May Improve Renal and Mortality Outcomes - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/18/2019

SAN FRANCISCO — Combination treatment of a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor with exenatide, a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, may protect renal...

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Linagliptin Safe for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiorenal Disease - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/16/2019

SAN FRANCISCO — Linagliptin is safe for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiorenal disease, according to research results presented at the American Diabetes Association...

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Urologic Oncology Fellowship

Last updated: 06/16/2019

The Section of Urologic Oncology offers a two-year fellowship for urologists who have completed a general urology residency program. Fox Chase Cancer Center has offered...

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Cardiovascular morbidity in a randomized trial comparing GnRH-agonist and GnRH-antagonist among patients with advanced prostate-cancer and pre-existing cardiovascular disease.

Last updated: 06/16/2019

Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) may increase risk of cardiovascular-disease (CVD). Limited data suggest that gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH)-antagonist may be...

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Negative predictive value of prostate multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging among men with negative prostate biopsy and elevated PSA - a clinical outcome retrospective cohort study.

Last updated: 06/16/2019

To estimate the negative predictive value (NPV) of prostate mpMRI in the detection of clinically significant (Gleason ≥7) prostate cancer (csPCa) at long-term follow-up (median...

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Prostate Cancer Detection Greater With Targeted Plus Systematic Biopsy - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 06/15/2019

In men undergoing a first prostate biopsy, the optimal method for detecting clinically significant cancer (grade group 2 or higher) is the combination of systematic biopsy and...

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Combining Biopsy Methods Boosts Prostate Ca Detection

Last updated: 06/15/2019

Combined use of systematic and MRI-guided targeted biopsy was better able to detect clinically significant prostate cancers than either method alone, the PAIREDCAP trial...

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