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."
Urologists discuss the treatments that have most affected their practices.
While they don't contact patients directly with personal social media accounts, physicians are aware of its importance with keeping patients updated.
Do urologists consider the possibility that conditions other than strictly urologic problems in men are causing or contributing to their symptoms? And how willing are urologists to coordinate with other physicians when patients' conditions suggest other care is needed?
Urologists were taken aback at the ruling, some less so than others, and their responses varied widely at what the law might mean for their practices and the delivery of health care in this country.
Urologists use apps on phones and tablets for the benefit of patients and their own convenience.
What role do you see for high-intensity focused ultrasound as a treatment for prostate cancer in the U.S.?
Urologists find HIFU promising, but remain cautious