Journal of Urology

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds significant drop in new prostate cancer diagnoses

A new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators found new diagnoses of prostate cancer in the U.S. declined 28 percent in the year following the draft recommendation from the United States Preventive ...

Pediatrics

Most patients undergo follow-up after pediatric pyeloplasty

(HealthDay)—Most patients are followed up after pediatric pyeloplasty, with ultrasound being the most common imaging modality, according to a study published in the September issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shorter antibiotic prophylaxis doesn't raise infection rates

(HealthDay)—Compliance with American Urological Association (AUA) guidelines for shorter antibiotic prophylaxis does not result in higher rates of infection among patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Surveillance beats radical nephrectomy for small masses

(HealthDay)—Patients with small renal masses who have a radical nephrectomy are significantly more likely to experience up staging to a more advanced chronic kidney disease stage based on glomerular filtration rate ranges, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Age-adjusted comorbidity score stratifies mortality in prostate CA

(HealthDay)—An age-adjusted prostate cancer-specific comorbidity index (PCCI) can stratify the risk of long-term nonprostate cancer-related mortality, according to a study published in the July issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Identifying overactive bladder issues just got easier

Biomedical researchers at Massey University have just published ground-breaking research that could lead to faster diagnosis of bladder problems in women, in a leading specialist journal, the British Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

B. cenocepacia overrepresented in urologic chronic pelvic pain

(HealthDay)—Burkholderia cenocepacia is overrepresented in initial stream urine of men with urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome, according to a study published in the July issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy best at 90 pulses/min

(HealthDay)—For ureteral stones, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy delivered at a shock wave delivery rate of 90 pulses per minute is associated with excellent outcomes, according to a study published in the August ...

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