[Quiz]: Recurrent prostatitis, ejaculatory pain in 34-year-old maleJune 19th 2018
A 34-year-old male has a known left atrophic kidney. He has been suffering from recurrent bouts of prostatitis and ejaculatory pain radiating to his left flank. An MRI was obtained to evaluate the patient’s anatomy.
AUA ’18: Experts pick this year’s key researchMay 8th 2018
To help you sift the enormous scientific program and prioritize your schedule at the AUA annual meeting, the editors have called upon Urology Times’ editorial advisory board to identify the key research across multiple areas of the specialty.
Challenging cases in urology: CT indicates germ cell tumor, but no palpable testicular mass presentMarch 29th 2018
A 25-year-old male presents with 4 weeks of intermittent right flank pain occasionally radiating to the testicle. CT shows a 7-cm partially necrotic retroperitoneal mass at the level of the right renal vein and a 2-cm lesion overlaying the right psoas muscle.
Shock waves may change future of ED therapyNovember 17th 2017
It’s hard to argue against an erectile dysfunction treatment that is potentially disease modifying, is noninvasive, and seems to do no harm. The treatment, low-intensity shock wave therapy, has yet to earn the FDA’s approval but is widely used in other countries. Early results from ongoing U.S. trials are promising.
Current prostate Ca guidelines miss germline variantsOctober 4th 2017
Adherence to current guidelines for genetic testing in men with prostate cancer would miss a sizable proportion of patients with pathogenic germline variants, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.
Varicocele: Treatment indications and repair techniquesOctober 1st 2017
This article presents an overview of the pathophysiology of varicoceles and discusses indications for treatment, two primary repair techniques, and treatment outcomes.
Water vapor ablation yields positive results at 2 yearsSeptember 8th 2017
Treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms/BPH with convective water vapor ablation (Rezum System) appears to provide significant improvement on two key outcome measures versus medical therapy at up to 2 years, according to a study presented at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.
Prostate MRI-Bx may ID partial gland ablation candidatesSeptember 1st 2017
Information from magnetic resonance imaging and systematic biopsy may be used to identify candidates for partial gland ablation among men with recurrent localized prostate cancer after radiation therapy, researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center reported at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.
Fusion Bx-guided HIFU shows promise in localized PCaSeptember 1st 2017
Early follow-up of men with localized prostate cancer treated with novel technology that integrates fusion biopsy findings to guide high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU [Focal One]) shows the technique has promise for minimizing post-treatment morbidity while providing good cancer control, Italian researchers reported at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.