Articles about urology


Renal Ultrasound Appropriate for Initial Upper Tract Evaluation - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/23/2019

Renal ultrasound is an appropriate modality for upper tract imaging in the initial evaluation of patients with asymptomatic microscopic hematuria (AMH), according to a new...

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Chronic Kidney Disease Again Linked to High Consumption of Red Meat - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/23/2019

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is more likely to develop in individuals who have a high intake of total red and processed red meat, according to investigators. A study of 4881...

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Right-Sided RCC Predicts Better Outcomes in Patients With Larger Tumors - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/21/2019

Right-sided renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is independently associated with better cancer-specific survival than left-sided RCC among patients undergoing surgery for 10 cm or larger...

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More ESRD Patients Having Bariatric Surgery - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/20/2019

The number of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing bariatric surgery increased 9-fold from 2006 to 2016, according to new data published in the Clinical...

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Study Supports Ultra-Hypofractionated Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/20/2019

Ultra-hypofractionated and conventionally fractionated radiotherapy for intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) are associated with similar 5-year rates of failure-free...

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Severe infertility may dispose males to lower cognitive function

Last updated: 08/20/2019

A new study is suggesting that severe male factor infertility may predispose a man to lower cognitive function. Researchers presented data at the AUA annual meeting in Chicago...

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Preparedness Before Prostatectomy Linked to Improved Postoperative Patient Satisfaction

Last updated: 08/19/2019

A single one-hour preoperative group education session improved preparedness for prostatectomy among men with prostate cancer. And better preparedness, in turn, was linked to...

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HHS program collects data on malpractice, adverse actions

Last updated: 08/19/2019

The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) was established more than 30 years ago by Congress because of a perception that quality improvement and medical malpractice had become...

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Quality of Life Outcomes Comparable Regardless of Treatment With HRT or CRT for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/19/2019

Hypofractionated radiotherapy (HRT) offers quality-of-life outcomes similar to conventional radiation therapy for men with low-risk prostate cancer, according to recently...

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CVD Prior to Oral Antiandrogen Therapy for Prostate Cancer Increases Mortality Risk - Renal and Urology News

Last updated: 08/19/2019

Pre-existing cardiovascular disease (CVD) increases the short-term mortality risk among men taking the oral antiandrogens abiraterone or enzalutamide for advanced prostate...

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