Second-generation male sling beneficial at 5-year follow-upJuly 19th 2019
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.
Low T could hasten time to post-RP biochemical recurrenceJune 17th 2019
Men with low levels of free testosterone 3 months after undergoing radical prostatectomy could face increased chance of early recurrence of prostate cancer, according to researchers from the University of California Irvine.
Male infertility evaluation: Time for a new clinical care pathway?May 21st 2019
This article briefly reviews the current guidelines and proposes a clinical care pathway for health care practitioners who perform the initial evaluation of infertile couples.
Post-prosthesis infection data alter conventional thinkingMarch 29th 2019
"The observations that penile prosthesis surgical infections occurring early are frequently associated with anaerobic bacterial organisms and that these infections overall comprise diverse pathogens including fungal organisms fundamentally alter conventional thinking related to this topic area," writes Arthur L. Burnett, II, MD, MBA.
Data reveal timeline of post-IPP infectionsMarch 29th 2019
Isolated anaerobic organisms appear to occur most rapidly on average when infections occur following surgical intervention with an inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP), according to data presented at the 2018 AUA annual meeting in San Francisco.
Tissue sealing sheets may improve post-RP functionMarch 10th 2019
Erectile function after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy may be better in patients who are treated with fibrin tissue sealing sheets, according to interim results from a randomized controlled trial conducted in Japan.
High paternal age may raise PCa rateDecember 12th 2018
The public health impact of increasing paternal age requires further investigation, and clinicians should discuss with their patients the potential impact older fathers may have on their children, according to researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.
BPH procedures and med use: Two sides of a coinNovember 14th 2018
"When analyzing efficacy of minimally invasive/surgical therapies for lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to BPH, we appropriately focus on subjective criteria and objective criteria. While we discuss retreatment rates, we don’t measure failure of therapies by how many men restart LUTS/BPH medications," writes Steven A. Kaplan, MD.
Urethral lift efficacious in men with large median lobeNovember 6th 2018
Results of the prospective MedLift study establish the efficacy and safety of the Prostatic Urethral Lift (PUL [UroLift System]) procedure for treatment of symptomatic BPH in men with an enlarged median lobe.
Infertility/andrology: 78% cite inadequate exposure to subspecialtyJuly 23rd 2018
A review of surgically acquired sperm for assisted reproductive technology and a multicenter study analyzing surgical sperm retrieval rates in men with non-mosaic Klinefelter’s syndrome undergoing micro-TESE were among other AUA 2018 take-homes in infertility/andrology.