Urologic Surgery

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.

‘Mesh morass’ leaves future in question

July 01, 2019

Although mesh has been banned for prolapse repair, midurethral slings remain a crucial treatment option for stress urinary incontinence.

How are you educating yourself on transgender issues?

May 23, 2019

"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.

Endoscopic robotic platforms: What the future holds

February 22, 2019

This article highlights some of the emerging endoscopic robotic systems in urology.

Cosmetic surgery in men: Fad or new trend?

January 16, 2019

In this article, we provide an overview of the key concepts a clinician must take into consideration when consulting with men interested in undergoing a cosmetic surgical procedure.