Urology

Reports of high-impact urology studies by medical professionals

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...

Prediction tool for urinary tract infections in preverbal children

1. The study reports the development of a clinical and biochemical prediction tool for assessing the risk of urinary tract infection in preverbal children...

Ipatasertib plus abiraterone significantly improves survival in patients with PTEN-negative prostate cancer compared to...

1. Ipatasertib-abiraterone treatment significantly improved progression-free survival compared to placebo-abiraterone in patients with PTEN-loss metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. 2. Grade 3 or greater adverse events...

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...

Study does not support use of low-dose aspirin after prostate cancer diagnosis

1. This study evaluated the effects of post-diagnosis low-dose aspirin on prostate cancer-specific mortality and found no overall benefit. 2. The study did find a...

Outcomes after left ventricular assist device implantation significantly worse for those with end-stage renal...

1. Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have significantly worse survival outcomes following left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation compared to recipients without ESRD. 2....

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...

Coaching to improve water intake does not improve kidney function in adults with chronic...

1. In this randomized controlled trial, coaching to improve daily fluid intake did not improve kidney function in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. 2. Increasing...

7-day antibiotic therapy is noninferior to 14-day therapy in afebrile men with urinary tract...

1. A double-blinded, randomized controlled trial found that there were no significant differences between afebrile men treated for 7 days versus 14 days of...

Electroacupuncture linked to improvements for stress urinary incontinence

1. Electroacupuncture was found to result in less urinary leakage for women with stress urinary incontinence compared to sham electroacupuncture after 6 weeks. Evidence Rating...

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