Preoperative urodynamic testing in women undergoing surgery for uncomplicated, stress-predominant urinary incontinence commonly results in a change in clinical diagnosis.
Cheryl Guttman Krader
Exposure to a desert environment increases lithogenic risk, but the effect is the result of unanticipated changes in excretion of lithogenic material, according to a recent study.
Hospital volume is a key predictor of survival for patients with urothelial bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy and has a greater impact than surgeon volume, findings from a retrospective analysis suggest.
Results from a prospective, randomized controlled clinical trial suggest that bipolar plasma vaporization of the prostate is a promising advance in the surgical treatment of BPH in men with average-size prostates.
Hospital adoption of robotic technology leads to an increase in overall volume of radical prostatectomy cases and has a positive impact on patient morbidity.
A final analysis of data after 11 years of follow-up in the European Randomised Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) shows a highly statistically significant benefit of PSA screening for reducing prostate cancer mortality.
Imbalances in meal content of calcium and oxalate throughout the day appear to have no impact on calcium oxalate stone risk in persons with high oxalate intake, at least in healthy non-stone-forming adults who maintain a normal daily calcium intake.
Although 24-hour urinary sodium excretion is considered the gold standard for assessing a person's dietary sodium intake, findings of a study call this practice into question.
Having a positive attitude regarding active surveillance for patients with low-risk prostate cancer does not correlate with the likelihood that radiation oncologists and urologists will recommend it in lieu of treatment.
Both the clinical presentation and management of incident kidney stone disease appear to vary by age such that older individuals are more likely than their younger counterparts to present with a concurrent urinary tract infection (UTI), have no or atypical pain, and require surgical intervention.