The AUA 2018 take-home messages in outcomes also covered topics such as environmental exposures and bladder cancer and onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) treatment for patients with overactive bladder.
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for detecting renal cell carcinoma recurrence following albation and new protocols for low-dose computed tomography in stone patients were among the other research highlights in imaging at the AUA annual meeting.
A mobile app for stone metaphylaxis and an algorithm defining specific indications for stent omissions were among the other highlights in endourology/stones at AUA 2018.
This article discusses the risk of depression and suicide in men, focusing on increased risk in men with genitourinary cancer and other urologic conditions.
To help you sift the enormous scientific program and prioritize your schedule at the AUA annual meeting, the editors have called upon Urology Times’ editorial advisory board to identify the key research across multiple areas of the specialty.
Findings from a cost-effectiveness analysis provide useful information for physicians, patients, and payers about available treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH, according to the authors who conducted it.
A new study suggests that metallic Resonance ureteral stents are a good option for management of malignant ureteral obstruction because they promote strong long-term outcomes.
An elderly male with hypertension, lumbar spinal stenosis, morbid obesity, and ED presents with acute right-sided worsening of his chronic back pain. A distal right ureteral stone is found on CT and his symptoms respond well to medical therapy, but he later develops severe right flank pain.
In another potential sign of racial disparities in urologic care, a new study finds that urologic restoration surgery is significantly less likely to be used to treat African-American men with stress urinary incontinence than Caucasian men, although African-Americans appear to have higher rates of SUI.