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Practical Guide: Management of bladder pain syndrome.

24 Jan, 2022 | 07:52h | UTC

Management of Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS): A Practical Guide – Advances in Urology

 


Review: Imaging of prostate cancer.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:20h | UTC

Imaging of Prostate Cancer – Deutsches Ärzteblatt International

Related:

ASCO Guideline: Optimum Imaging Strategies for Advanced Prostate Cancer

RCT: MRI can cut overdiagnoses in prostate-cancer screening by half.

RCT: MRI-targeted biopsy safely reduces the need for biopsy in more than one-third of men at risk for prostate cancer

Meta-Analysis: Negative Predictive Value of MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

Study: MRI-Targeted, Systematic, and Combined Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Review: The Use of MRI and PET Imaging Studies for Prostate Cancer Management

Meta-Analysis: MRI plus Targeted Biopsy vs. Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

Cochrane Review: MRI Pathway vs. Systematic Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer

RCT: Inclusion of 18F-fluciclovine-PET/CT imaging to guide postprostatectomy salvage radiotherapy in patients with prostate cancer may improve survival free from biochemical recurrence or persistence.

Meta-analysis: Clinical Utility of MRI in the Decision-making Process Before Radical Prostatectomy

Research: Biparametric MRI (simpler, faster) May Be Used to Exclude Aggressive Disease and Avoid Unnecessary Biopsies in Men with Clinical Suspicion of Prostate Cancer

Research: MRI-Targeted or Standard Biopsy for Prostate-Cancer Diagnosis

Multiparametric MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

 


Multi-Disciplinary Guideline: Management of nephrolithiasis in pregnancy.

16 Jan, 2022 | 23:17h | UTC

Management of Nephrolithiasis in Pregnancy: Multi-Disciplinary Guidelines From an Academic Medical Center – Frontiers in Surgery

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


Review: Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

13 Jan, 2022 | 08:38h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


RCT: Among patients with short bulbar urethral strictures, those submitted to transecting excision and primary anastomosis (tEPA) reported more penile complications compared to patients submitted to buccal mucosa grafting (BMG).

12 Jan, 2022 | 08:39h | UTC

To Transect or Not Transect: Results from the Scandinavian Urethroplasty Study, A Multicentre Randomised Study of Bulbar Urethroplasty Comparing Excision and Primary Anastomosis Versus Buccal Mucosal Grafting – European Urology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


European Guidelines on non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer (Ta, T1, and Carcinoma in Situ).

12 Jan, 2022 | 08:32h | UTC

European Association of Urology Guidelines on Non–muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer (Ta, T1, and Carcinoma in Situ) – European Urology

 


FDA approves first injectable treatment for HIV pre-exposure prevention.

8 Jan, 2022 | 23:04h | UTC

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentaries:

NIH celebrates FDA approval of long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention – NIH News Releases

A new injection to prevent HIV, rather than pills, is a game-changer, scientists say – NPR

Related:

CDC Guidance: Preexposure Prophylaxis for Prevention of HIV Acquisition Among Adolescents

Study Shows High Burden of STI Among Individuals Using Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection

USPSTF Statement: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection

British Guidelines on the Use of HIV Pre–exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (several guidelines on the subject)

New Protocol for HIV Prevention Drug Reduces The Number Of Pills Required

 


Systematic Review: Active surveillance for clinically localized prostate cancer to develop recommendations regarding inclusion of intermediate-risk disease, biopsy characteristics at inclusion and monitoring, and surveillance repeat biopsy strategy.

8 Jan, 2022 | 22:41h | UTC

Systematic Review of Active Surveillance for Clinically Localised Prostate Cancer to Develop Recommendations Regarding Inclusion of Intermediate-risk Disease, Biopsy Characteristics at Inclusion and Monitoring, and Surveillance Repeat Biopsy Strategy – European Urology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Short Review: Lymphogranuloma venereum.

14 Dec, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

Lymphogranuloma venereum – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


The risk of postoperative complications following major elective surgery in active or resolved COVID-19 in the United States – Major, elective surgery 0–4 weeks after Covid-19 is associated with greatly increased risk of postoperative complications; surgery performed 4–8 weeks after infection is still associated with an increased risk of pneumonia.

7 Dec, 2021 | 10:23h | UTC

The Risk of Postoperative Complications following Major Elective Surgery in Active or Resolved COVID-19 in the United States – Annals of Surgery

Related:

Guideline: SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery

Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk

ASA Guidance: Preoperative testing for COVID-19 is essential, regardless of vaccination.

Position statement: Perioperative management of post-COVID-19 surgical patients.

Cohort study: Postoperative in-hospital mortality of patients with COVID-19 infection was more than double that in patients without COVID-19

 


Guideline: Management of ureteral calculi.

2 Dec, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

Canadian Urological Association guideline: Management of ureteral calculi – Abridged version – Canadian Urological Association Journal

Related Guidelines:

Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Dietary and Pharmacologic Management to Prevent Recurrent Nephrolithiasis in Adults: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

Metabolic diagnosis and medical prevention of calcium nephrolithiasis and its systemic manifestations: a consensus statement – Journal of Nephrology

The Urological Association of Asia clinical guideline for urinary stone disease – International Journal of Urology

 


E-cigarettes may be independently linked to erectile dysfunction.

2 Dec, 2021 | 09:44h | UTC

News Release: E-cigarettes may be independently linked to erectile dysfunction, new research finds – NYU Langone Health

Original Study: Association of E-Cigarettes with Erectile Dysfunction: The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study – American Journal of Preventive Medicine

 


M-A: Minimally invasive treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

30 Nov, 2021 | 10:06h | UTC

Minimally invasive treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


ESSM Position Statement on Surgical Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease.

28 Nov, 2021 | 21:19h | UTC

ESSM Position Statement on Surgical Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease – Sexual Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Treatment selection in first-line metastatic renal cell carcinoma—the contemporary treatment paradigm in the age of combination therapy.

19 Nov, 2021 | 10:14h | UTC

Treatment Selection in First-line Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma—The Contemporary Treatment Paradigm in the Age of Combination Therapy: A Review – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

 


Guideline: Erectile Dysfunction.

21 Oct, 2021 | 10:01h | UTC

Canadian Urological Association guideline: Erectile dysfunction – Canadian Urological Association Journal

 


In a major scientific advance, a pig kidney is successfully transplanted into a human.

21 Oct, 2021 | 09:52h | UTC

In a major scientific advance, a pig kidney is successfully transplanted into a human – NPR

 


Cohort study: Acute urinary retention may be a clinical marker of occult prostate cancer and other urogenital, colorectal, and neurological cancers.

20 Oct, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Acute urinary retention and risk of cancer: population based Danish cohort study – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Urolithiasis: ED presentations, evaluation, management, and disposition.

19 Oct, 2021 | 08:53h | UTC

Urolithiasis: ED Presentations, Evaluation, Management, and Disposition – emDocs

 


Review: Wilms Tumor.

19 Oct, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Wilms tumour – Nature Reviews Disease Primers (free for a limited period)

Infographic: Wilms tumour

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Podcast: Urinary Stone Disease.

5 Oct, 2021 | 08:50h | UTC

#298 Urinary Stone Disease Will Rock Your World – The Curbsiders

 


A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients?

3 Oct, 2021 | 22:26h | UTC

A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients? – STAT

 


AUA Guidelines: Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Attributed to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

1 Oct, 2021 | 09:58h | UTC

Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Attributed to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: AUA GUIDELINE – The Journal of Urology

PART I—Initial Work-up and Medical Management

PART II—Surgical Evaluation and Treatment

 


Review: Recent Advances in the Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

1 Oct, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

Recent Advances in the Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer – JCO Oncology Practice

 


AUA/SMSNA Guideline: Acute Ischemic Priapism.

26 Sep, 2021 | 21:55h | UTC

Acute Ischemic Priapism: An AUA/SMSNA Guideline – The Journal of Urology

 


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