Urology

Reports of high-impact urology studies by medical professionals

Ultrasound and cystoscopy may be most cost-effective for asymptomatic microscopic hematuria

1. In this decision-analytic model-based cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic tools used to investigate asymptomatic microscopic hematuria (AMH), the most frequently used diagnostic tool was...

Contrast-enhanced computed tomography associated with high sensitivity to renal stone detection

1. In a retrospective review of 72 patients with renal stones that underwent unenhanced computed tomography (CT) followed by contrast-enhance CT in the portal...

Similar prostate cancer mortality with surgery, radiation, and active surveillance: The ProtecT trial

1. The rate of prostate-cancer-specific mortality was nonsignificantly different for active surveillance, radical prostatectomy, and external beam radiation therapy over a median follow-up period...

Patient-reported outcomes differ significantly based on treatment in prostate cancer: The ProtecT trial

1. Patients undergoing prostatectomy for prostate cancer had significantly worse self-reported urinary and sexual function compared to radiotherapy and active monitoring, whereas those undergoing...

Advanced maternal age associated with obstetric pelvic floor trauma

1. Advanced maternal age at first birth was associated with an increased risk of major obstetric pelvic floor trauma with vaginal delivery. 2. Forceps delivery...

High incidence of foreskin morbidity in uncircumcised males

1. The cumulative risk of requiring surgery for foreskin-related problems in uncircumcised boys in the Capital Region of Denmark was estimated to be at...

Non-antimuscarinics show promise for overactive bladder

1. Physical and behavioral therapy, biofeedback, complementary/alternative medicine, botulinum injections, mirabegron, magnetic and electrical stimulation, sacral neuromodulation and posterior tibial nerve therapy all demonstrated...

Normal renal ultrasound only rules out high grade vesicoureteral reflux in infants

1. Among infants in the first 2 months of life with febrile urinary tract infections (UTIs), the sensitivity and negative predictive value of renal...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind September 14 – 20, 2015

  Intermittent vs Continuous Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis For patients with advanced or recurrent prostate cancer, androgen deprivation is...

Computer-extracted MRI features help distinguish benign from malignant prostate lesions

1. In a retrospective review of prostate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and corresponding prostatectomy pathology specimens from 70 patients with prostate cancer, use of...
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