"Men’s centers here are offering testosterone treatments without doing much testing beforehand. They also give little or no warning about potential comorbidities of testosterone," says one urologist.
"I would love to hear candidates talk about the astronomically ridiculous prices hospitals charge for surgeries, even outpatient surgeries," one urologist says.
Clinicians from the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction, AUA, and American Urogynecologic Society discuss the FDA ban on mesh for pelvic organ prolapse.
"All we can do as physicians is reach out to patients with dignity and respect for who they recognize themselves to be," says one urologist.
"There’s mounting evidence that the risk for dementia increases with prolonged use. While impacting only a minority of patients, I think the risk is real," says one urologist.
“Clearly, the doctor has to. Then the question is, does the patient own the records as well? I would say the patient owns the record too—so I would say both,” says one urologist.
"There are better ways to manage people’s medical problems with drugs, especially in routine urologic care. I just don’t agree with marijuana," says one urologist.
"I think the biggest change is that people in this country are realizing that the most important thing in medicine is to figure out how we get everybody covered, regardless of their ability to pay," says one urologist.
"I warn my patients to get their medications at a pharmacy here in the U.S., but there’s not a whole lot I can do once they have the prescription in hand," says one urologist.
"Urologists in practice now need to have at least some working knowledge in this area because I’ve seen it several times in my academic practice," says one urologist.