"CMS recently finalized laudable proposals for physician and ambulatory surgery center reimbursement in 2019 despite objections from powerful hospital groups and lawmakers," writes the AACU's Ross E. Weber.
Henry Rosevear, MD, shares what he learned from reducing time spent on his smartphone.
“I don’t expect appreciation... But I believe patients do appreciate what we do, and it’s nice to receive thanks," says one urologist.
Take time to review your emergency fund and max out retirement account contributions.
The therapeutic efficacy of sacral neuromodulation was not affected by non-head magnetic resonance imaging scans in a recent study.
Over half of patients stop intradetrusor botulinum toxin injections within 10 years, mostly due to lack of clinical efficacy, researchers say.
“We believe that referral for kidney SABR is worthy of consideration in patients with solitary-kidney RCC who are faced with limited and risky management options,” says researcher Rohann Correa, MD, PhD.
Body mass index appears to be a prognostic factor for treatment outcomes in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma, but the direction of the association might vary across treatment modalities.
"The list of methods and biomarkers to help patients and physicians decide whether to perform biopsy is continuously evolving," writes Sigrid Carlsson, MD, PhD, MPH.