Author | Jeni Williams

Articles

Prostate imaging, biopsy often miss contralateral tumors

March 18, 2020

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Recent research shows contemporary imaging and biopsy techniques often fail to identify contralateral tumors in men presumed to have unilateral prostate cancer-and the results have significant implications for identifying candidates for hemiablation.

Sheath use not linked with strictures

February 28, 2020

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A study of kidney stone patients who were treated using ureteral access sheaths found no evidence of ureteral strictures an average of 4 years following ureteroscopy.

5-year cancer control comparable for focal therapy, RP

February 26, 2020

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A multicenter study in the United Kingdom found 5-year prostate cancer control rates following treatment with focal therapy are similar to those of patients who have undergone radical prostatectomy, even when accounting for variation in tumor location, size, and risk.

Risk of chronic opioid use low after RP

January 29, 2020

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Chronic opioid use is rare following radical prostatectomy in Europe. Slightly more than half of men undergoing RP in Sweden between 2007 and 2017 were found to have filled an opioid prescription, but the proportion who became chronic opioid users was less than 1%.