Urology

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Gastric bypass surgery more effective than medical therapy alone for achieving microalbuminuria remission in...

1. Patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric (RYGB) surgery had higher rates of microalbuminuria remission when compared to those who received only medical treatment at...

Relugolix treatment significantly decreases testosterone levels in advanced prostate cancer

1. Relugolix was shown to significantly decrease testosterone levels for a sustained period of time in male patients with advanced prostate cancer. 2. The risk...

Enzalutamide treatment increases median overall survival in non-metastatic prostate cancer

1. Enzalutamide along with androgen-deprivation therapy was shown to significantly increase median overall survival among men with non-metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer. 2. Adverse events for...

MRI-targeted biopsies alone may underestimate grade of prostate cancer 

1. In this prospective cohort, MRI-targeted biopsies alone, underestimated the histologic grade of prostate cancer tumors. 2. The combination of MRI targeted biopsy and systematic...

Folic acid and zinc supplementation in men not associated with increased fertility

1. In couples obtaining infertility treatment, folic acid and zinc supplementation in men did not lead to a significant improvement in semen quality or...

Patient-Reported Functional Outcomes After Hypofractionated or Conventionally Fractionated Radiation for Prostate Cancer

1. In men with prostate cancer, functional outcomes following moderately hypofractionated radiation therapy are clinically equivalent to those following conventionally fractionated radiation therapy. Evidence Rating...

Quick Take: Sacrospinus hysteropexy versus vaginal hysterectomy with uterosacral ligament suspension in women with...

1. Sacrospinous hysteropexy for uterine prolapse may be associated with a decreased incidence of anatomical recurrences of the apical compartment and/or bulge symptoms when...

Quick Take: Continuous low-dose antibiotic prophylaxis for adults with repeated urinary tract infection (AnTIC)

Patients that use clean intermittent self-catheterization (CISC) are at an increased risk of repeated symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs). While the prevention of UTIs...

Quick Take: Erdafitinib in locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma

Second-line single-agent chemotherapies or immune checkpoint inhibitors have provided suboptimal response rates and survival benefits in patients with locally advanced and unresectable or metastatic...

Quick Take: Image-guided Irreversible Electroporation of Localized Prostate Cancer: Functional and Oncologic Outcomes

There is a need for focal therapies for low to intermediate-risk prostate cancers, as whole-gland therapies have many complications without necessarily providing a survival...
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