Surgery

Prophylactic antimicrobials overused in urologic surgery

(HealthDay)—Utilization patterns indicate that antimicrobial prophylaxis is overused for urological surgeries in the community practice setting, according to research published in the February issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Review: Desmopressin offers modest benefit for nocturia

(HealthDay)—Desmopressin offers a modest benefit for treating nocturia in generally healthy adults, according to a systematic review published in the September issue of The Journal of Urology.

Oncology & Cancer

Implications of very low risk prostate cancer assessed

(HealthDay)—The risk of adverse findings at surgery for men with very low risk (VLR) prostate cancer is significantly lower than for those with low risk (LR), according to research published in the October issue of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression and nocturia may be bidirectionally linked

(HealthDay)—There may be a bidirectional association between depression and nocturia, according to a review published in the September issue of The Journal of Urology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low-dose desmopressin effective for nocturia

(HealthDay)—Desmopressin orally disintegrating tablets are effective and well-tolerated for nocturia among women and men at doses of 25 and 50 µg per day, respectively, according to two studies published in the September ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Few urologists follow peri-op thromboprophylaxis guidelines

(HealthDay)—Among American Urological Association (AUA) members, self-reported adherence to the Best Practice Statement on the use of thromboprophylaxis in patients undergoing urological procedures is low, according to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation has lasting benefit

(HealthDay)—Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation with the Urgent PC Neuromodulation System offers sustained overactive bladder symptom improvement after three years of therapy, according to a study published in the June ...

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