Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Charting an underexplored landscape: The genitourinary microbiome

More sensitive cultivation methods and precise 16S rRNA gene sequencing techniques have revealed that the human bladder hosts a significant microbiome and those diverse bacteria inside the bladder impact pediatric urologic ...

Surgery

Study documents opioid abuse following urologic surgery

About 1 in 1,111 patients who undergo urologic surgery for conditions such as prostate cancer and kidney stones experience opioid dependence or overdose (ODO), a Loyola Medicine study has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surveillance biopsy timing not tied to reclassification

(HealthDay)—Timing of the first active surveillance biopsy is not associated with increased adverse reclassification of prostate cancer, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology.

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