“Although the raw number of augmentations and diversions have been relatively unchanged, the proportion of patients undergoing both surgeries declined while the proportion of patients undergoing Botox injections doubled over the past 5 years,” said Rita P. Jen, MD, MPH.
A randomized trial found no difference between single-use polyvinylchloride (PVC) catheters and reused PVC catheters for patients with neurogenic bladder due to spina bifida.
The second-generation AdVance XP male sling system offered good mid-term results for the treatment of post-radical prostatectomy male stress urinary incontinence, researchers reported at the AUA annual meeting in Chicago.
The combination of an IL-15 cytokine agonist known as N-803 and bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) was well tolerated and offered promising activity in patients with nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) who did not respond to BCG therapy, according to phase I and II study results.
In patients with stage II to III urothelial carcinoma, bladder-preservation therapy was associated with poorer overall survival compared with radical cystectomy, according to a database study.