Vol 48 No 3

Study: Urethroplasty use on the rise

March 06, 2020

A significant trend is occurring in the management of urethral stricture, with increased utilization of urethroplasty and decreased utilization of repeat endoscopic procedures, researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle report.

Prednisone may improve total motile count post vasectomy reversal

February 28, 2020

A course of treatment with prednisone may offer improvement in mean total motile count for men who undergo vasectomy reversal and subsequently have partial or complete anastomotic obstruction, according to a recent study.

Pharmacotherapy reduces recurrence risk for aggressive stone disease

February 28, 2020

Pharmacotherapy for reducing risk of stone recurrence is best reserved for patients with more aggressive disease who are at higher risk for another stone-related event, said Brett A. Johnson, MD, at the 2019 World Congress of Endourology and SWL in Abu Dhabi.