Urology

Reports of high-impact urology studies by medical professionals

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...

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors may be linked to Fournier gangrene

1. In this descriptive case series, 55 cases of patients with diabetes who developed Fournier gangrene while using sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are described. 2....

Quick Take: Association of Domestic Responsibilities With Career Satisfaction for Physician Mothers in Procedural...

Although females currently account for roughly 50% of graduates from U.S. medical schools, there is a skew in terms of which residencies or medical...

Quick Take: Antibiotic management of urinary tract infection in elderly patients in primary care...

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection in elderly patients, and the spectrum of illness ranges from mild and self-limiting to...
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