Strategies for Managing Uncertainty in Patient Care - Renal and Urology News

Strategies for Managing Uncertainty in Patient Care - Renal and Urology News

One of the central themes of physicians’ professional lives this past year has been the lack of certainty when addressing COVID-19. From a public health perspective, the...

Renal Denervation Demonstrates Positive Effects in Hypertension Study - Renal and Urology News

Renal Denervation Demonstrates Positive Effects in Hypertension Study - Renal and Urology News

Renal denervation (RDN) is associated with decreased plasma renin activity (PRA) and aldosterone levels in patients with hypertension, according to a recent study. RDN is...

Ureterocutaneostomy: Valuable for Urinary Diversion in the Elderly Patient?

Ureterocutaneostomy: Valuable for Urinary Diversion in the Elderly Patient?

Margit Fisch, MD, FEAPU, FEBU, presented “Ureterocutaneostomy: A Valuable Option for Urinary Diversion in the Elderly Patient?” during the 40th Annual Ralph E. Hopkins Urology...

Digital Health Information Divide Puts Many Older Adults at a Disadvantage - Renal and Urology News

Digital Health Information Divide Puts Many Older Adults at a Disadvantage - Renal and Urology News

Many individuals aged 60 years or older lack access to digital health information (DHI), and this lack of access varies widely by race, ethnicity, and income, according to a...

Urologists Are Performing More Initial Renal Access Procedures for PCNL - Renal and Urology News

Urologists Are Performing More Initial Renal Access Procedures for PCNL - Renal and Urology News

Urologists are increasingly performing their own initial renal access procedures for percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), with a corresponding decrease in the proportion of...

Single-Port Robotic-Assisted Kidney Transplantation and Autotransplantation

Single-Port Robotic-Assisted Kidney Transplantation and Autotransplantation

Journal Scan / Research · April 25, 2021 Single-Port Robotic-Assisted Kidney Transplantation and Autotransplantation European Urology You've saved your first item You can find...

 The Critical Pursuit of Social Justice in Urology

The Critical Pursuit of Social Justice in Urology

(UroToday.com) In the Bedford Waters Lecture at this year’s Southeast Section of the American Urologic Association Virtual Annual Meeting, Dr. Litwin presented on the Critical...

 Objective Risk Score Reliably Predicts Mortality After Radical Nephrectomy

Objective Risk Score Reliably Predicts Mortality After Radical Nephrectomy

(UroToday.com) In the United States, cancers of the kidney and renal pelvis comprise the 6 most common newly diagnosed tumors in men and 10 most common in women, with new...

 The Impact and Manipulation of Microbiomes in Renal Cell Carcinoma

The Impact and Manipulation of Microbiomes in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Proofs of concepts of the impact of the gut microbiome in cancer immunotherapy are based on four lines of evidence. These include: Previous studies have shown that the...

Nonmetastatic CRPC Treatments Compared for Efficacy and Safety - Renal and Urology News

Nonmetastatic CRPC Treatments Compared for Efficacy and Safety - Renal and Urology News

Among treatments for nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC), darolutamide may provide the best overall survival (OS) benefit, whereas abiraterone may be the...

Heart Failure Hospitalizations Linked to Iron Deficiency in CKD - Renal and Urology News

Heart Failure Hospitalizations Linked to Iron Deficiency in CKD - Renal and Urology News

Iron deficiency is independently associated with a higher risk for heart failure hospitalization in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), whereas higher iron status is...

Doctors fear young women are missing early cancer diagnosis - The Sunday Post

Doctors fear young women are missing early cancer diagnosis - The Sunday Post

Young women are being denied early diagnosis of bladder cancer because of outdated guidelines discouraging referrals if they are under 45, experts warn. Now women who have had...