Vol 47 No 10

Advocates work toward Office of Men’s Health

September 18, 2019

A renewed effort to establish a new Office of Men’s Health, which would improve coordination of initiatives throughout the federal government and improve education, awareness, and screening programs to improve men’s health, is now underway in Washington.

ADT may increase likelihood of urethral atrophy

September 27, 2019

Androgen deprivation therapy for advanced prostate cancer may increase the likelihood of urethral atrophy in men with an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS), thereby contributing to an increased risk of AUS cuff erosion.

Positive dipstick does not preclude BTX injections

September 30, 2019

Are dip tests needed for onabotulinumtoxinA (onabotA [Botox]) bladder procedures when no symptoms of urinary tract infection are present? A recent study presented at the AUA annual meeting in Chicago suggests the answer may be no.

Low testosterone, incontinence may be linked in older women

October 02, 2019

A recent study shows older women with decreased levels of serum testosterone are more likely to experience incontinence, but this does not necessarily mean urologists should be giving testosterone to older women, a study author says.

Model highlights cost savings of single-stage SNM

October 04, 2019

Sacral neuromodulation placement in a single-stage procedure is likely to be less costly than a two-stage approach for most practitioners, according to the findings of a cost minimization analysis.