Urology

Reports of high-impact urology studies by medical professionals

Healthier lifestyle linked with longer telomeres in benign prostate cancer

Image: PD1. Men with biopsy-verified, benign prostate cancer who underwent healthy lifestyle changes over a five-year period had longer telomeres than men who did...

Surgery better than physiotherapy alone for stress urinary incontinence

Image: PD 1. Compared to physiotherapy, surgery achieved significantly greater rates of symptomatic improvement and cure of stress urinary incontinence at 12 months. 2. Women who...

Repeat Transrectal Prostate Biopsies May Increase Infection Risk

Image: PD Prostate Histology 1. Serial repeat prostate biopsies may raise the absolute risk of infectious morbidity for patients by up to 15%. 2. Gentamicin is...

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...

Mixed results regarding finasteride for prostate cancer prevention

Image: PD 1. Finasteride reduces the risk of developing prostate cancer overall, but increases risk for high-grade prostate cancer. 2. Finasteride neither increased nor decreased overall...

Androgen deprivation therapy increases risk of kidney injury in prostate cancer patients

Image: PD 1. Androgen deprivation therapy increases the risk of acute kidney injury in patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer. 2. Past use of androgen deprivation therapy...
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