Urologic Surgery

Prolapse surgery outcomes compared in nursing home residents, community-dwelling adults

September 18, 2020

Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, discusses the findings of the recent study, published in Urology.

Effect of an online opioid training course on prescription patterns for urologic surgeries

September 16, 2020

Meena Davuluri, MD, MPH, and Kara L. Watts, MD, discuss findings from a study published in Urology Practice.

What quality registry data reveal about urethral stricture treatment

August 31, 2020

Andrew J. Cohen, MD, discusses a recent study evaluating treatment of urethral stricture disease in the US.

No survival falloff with use of minimally invasive surgery in early-stage kidney cancer

July 13, 2020

Minimally invasive surgery was associated with similar overall survival and disease-specific survival outcomes compared with open surgery in patients with early-stage kidney cancer.

Intervention enhances periprocedural antibiotics adherence for in-office cystoscopy

June 26, 2020

A 4-step quality improvement intervention increased compliance with American Urological Association guidelines for periprocedural antibacterial prophylaxis for high-risk patients receiving cystoscopy.

AUA updates guideline for surgical management of BPH-related lower urinary tract symptoms

June 25, 2020

The guidelines are an evidence-based clinical reference for the treatment of patients with lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to BPH.

Nerve sparing during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy linked to higher risk of ipsilateral positive surgical margins

June 24, 2020

A real-world analysis found that nerve sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy increased the risk of ipsilateral positive surgical margins.

Study supports same-day discharge after artificial urinary sphincter insertion

June 23, 2020

Outpatient artificial urinary sphincter insertion is likely a viable option based on an analysis of immediate postoperative complications and pain control.

What is your primary concern about the ban of POP mesh?

July 16, 2019

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.

Mesh: Emotion vs. evidence

July 01, 2019

"Fake news rules the world today. It certainly applies to the use of mesh in female pelvic health," writes Gopal H. Badlani, MD.