Author | Randy Dotinga


Metallic stents efficacious for malignant ureteral obstruction

March 13, 2018

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.

Racial disparity seen with SUI surgical restoration

March 01, 2018

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.

Study: Statin users less likely to develop kidney stones

December 22, 2016

A large new study provides more evidence that cholesterol drugs may lower kidney stone formation.

Transplantation/Vascular Surgery: Emergence of robotic donor nephrectomy

July 20, 2016

The emergence of robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (RLDN) and new findings regarding renal transplant patients' cancer risk highlight the discussions of transplantation/vascular surgery discussions at this year's AUA meeting.