Urology

Reports of high-impact urology studies by medical professionals

Single-cycle adjuvant chemotherapy may be effective in stage I testicular cancer

1. A single-cycle of adjuvant bleomycin, etoposide, and cisplatin (BEP) after orchiectomy reduces the relapse rate of stage I non-seminomatous germ cell tumors. 2. The...

Prostate-Specific Antigen screening of elderly men varies significantly in primary care

Image: PD  1. Primary care physicians accounted for 27% of the variance in whether an elderly man (>75 years old) received a PSA screen.  2. Variance...

Long-term active surveillance may be safe in low-risk prostate cancer

1. In a cohort of more than 900 low-risk prostate cancer patients followed for up to 15 years, 2.8% of patients developed metastatic disease...

Seminal vesicle invasion predicts decreased survival in bladder cancer

1. Concomitant seminal vesicle invasion (cSVI) in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) and prostatic stromal infiltration was associated with decreased cancer-specific...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind August 11 – August 18, 2013

Image: PD  In this section, we will highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week.  Long-Term Survival of Participants...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind March 02 – 10, 2014

Image:PD In this section, we will highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Gene Editing of CCR5 in Autologous CD4...

ACP recommends non-pharmacologic treatment of urinary incontinence in women

1. According to a new practice guideline from the American College of Physicians, non-pharmacological therapies for urinary incontinence (UI) in women, such as pelvic...

No difference in outcomes following pelvic organ prolapse treatments

Image: PD 1.  The use of sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSLF) or uterosacral ligament suspension (ULS) for repair of pelvic organ prolapse did not affect outcomes...

Mogen circumcision associated with shorter operation time and less pain

1. Infants randomized to Mogen circumcision had a smaller increase in salivary cortisol levels. 2. Mogen circumcisions were shorter in duration compared to Gomco procedures. Evidence Rating...

Preoperative MRI improves surgical outcomes in robotic prostatectomy

1. Among prostate cancer patients treated with robot-assisted radical prostatectomy, the use of preoperative prostate magnetic resonance (MR) imaging significantly reduced the risk of...

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