Exceeding exercise guidelines may reduce likelihood of low T in men

May 27, 2020

Men whose activity exceeded guideline-based exercise levels experienced a decreased likelihood of lower serum testosterone, according to study results presented at the American Urological Association 2020 Virtual Experience.

Dr. Angela Smith discusses the recent FDA approval of Jelmyto for low-grade UTUC

May 20, 2020

The FDA recently granted approval for Jelmyto, which is the first therapy for the treatment of low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer. Urology Times® spoke with Angela B. Smith, MD, MS, regarding the significance of this approval for providers and patients.

Online prostate cancer videos earn poor grade for accuracy

May 18, 2020

Misinformation about prostate cancer is rampant online and significantly impacts patient care, study authors said at an American Urological Association press briefing. Researchers using machine learning have taken what they say is a first step to help vet the quality of online content.

Marketing used by men’s health clinics is cause for concern

May 14, 2020

Findings from a study characterizing the providers and services offered by stand-alone commercialized men’s health clinics should be eye-opening and alarming for urologists, said Jagan K. Kansal, MD, MBA, at the American Urological Association 2020 Virtual Experience.

Water vapor thermal therapy results found durable at 5 years

May 14, 2020

The benefits of minimally invasive water vapor thermal therapy (Rezūm System) on lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia are durable, with a reduction in symptom score and an improvement in flow rate sustained to 5 years, according to researchers.

Surveillance for small renal masses appears safe at 10 years

May 14, 2020

Data from a large registry showed that active surveillance for small renal masses was safe and noninferior to primary intervention at 10 years. In this video, senior author Phillip M. Pierorazio, MD, of Johns Hopkins University discusses results of the study presented as part of the AUA 2020 Virtual Experience.

6-month progression is strong survival surrogate in mHSPC

May 14, 2020

Disease progression within 6 months was the strongest surrogate marker for overall survival in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer treated with combination therapy in a retrospective analysis of the CHAARTED trial.

Blue light cystoscopy enables earlier detection of invasive bladder tumors

May 14, 2020

Analyses of data from a multi-institutional registry show that blue light cystoscopy using hexaminolevulinate HCl (Cysview) detects invasive bladder tumors that are missed by white light cystoscopy in an appreciable number of patients.

Mixed incontinence patients show low risk for needing SUI surgery

May 13, 2020

Women with mixed urinary incontinence seeking surgical intervention for refractory urinary urge incontinence have the same low risk of subsequently needing surgery for stress urinary incontinence whether they are treated with intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxinA (BTX [Botox]) injections or sacral neuromodulation.

UTUC therapy yields high rate of disease eradication, durability

May 13, 2020

In this video, Seth P. Lerner, MD, discusses the OLYMPUS Trial of intracavitary UGN-101 (mitomycin gel; Jelmyto) in patients with low-grade upper tract urothelial carcinoma.