"Personally, I’ve tried to use a lot more NSAIDs and over-the-counter pain medications but there are times where I give very short-course Percocet or Norco to cover a patient for surgery," says one urologist.
"One thing I would like to see some guidance on is what to do about patients who use marijuana recreationally," says one urologist.
"If you embrace change with curiosity, you’re going to stay ahead of the times," says one urologist.
“My practice has seen a tremendous increase in patients’ awareness of HIFU as a treatment option," says one urologist.
"It’s absolutely important. Because we have so much overlap in our patient population, our patients are best served by us working together," says one urologist.
Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly) and asked them each the following: Are anticholinergic drugs overused in treating OAB?
Despite ureteroscopy's high success results, there is still a role for shock wave lithotripsy in treating stones, urologists say.
Urologists across the country describe treatment options for large kidney and ureteral stones.
Urologists discuss their approaches to preventing post-prostate biopsy infection, including rectal swabs and antibiotic prophylaxis.
"Training more urologists is a long-term plan that’s needed, but PAs/NPs aren’t a solution everywhere because the distribution of specialists can vary, even within the same state."