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CDC releases new guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:41h | UTC

Table of Contents: Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021

Guideline: Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Related (just released): WHO Guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infections.

 

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WHO Guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infections.

22 Jul, 2021 | 10:54h | UTC

Guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infections – World Health Organization

News release: Launch WHO guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infection – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Complications of renal interventions: a pictorial review of CT findings.

21 Jul, 2021 | 10:24h | UTC

Complications of renal interventions: a pictorial review of CT findings – Insights into Imaging

 


WHO: New study highlights unacceptably high global prevalence of syphilis among men who have sex with men.

14 Jul, 2021 | 11:04h | UTC

New study highlights unacceptably high global prevalence of syphilis among men who have sex with men – World Health Organization

Original Study: Prevalence of syphilis among men who have sex with men: a global systematic review and meta-analysis from 2000–20 – The Lancet Global Health

Commentary: Syphilis in men who have sex with men: advancing research and human rights – The Lancet Global Health

 


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

9 Jul, 2021 | 10:03h | UTC

MRI-Targeted or Standard Biopsy in Prostate Cancer Screening – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News release: MRI can cut overdiagnoses in prostate-cancer screening by half – Karolinska Institutet

Related articles: RCT: MRI-targeted biopsy safely reduces the need for biopsy in more than one-third of men at risk for prostate cancer AND Meta-Analysis: Negative Predictive Value of MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer AND Study: MRI-Targeted, Systematic, and Combined Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis AND Review: The Use of MRI and PET Imaging Studies for Prostate Cancer Management AND Meta-Analysis: MRI plus Targeted Biopsy vs. Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer AND Cochrane Review: MRI Pathway vs. Systematic Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer AND Meta-analysis: Clinical Utility of MRI in the Decision-making Process Before Radical Prostatectomy AND Research: Biparametric MRI (simpler, faster) May Be Used to Exclude Aggressive Disease and Avoid Unnecessary Biopsies in Men with Clinical Suspicion of Prostate Cancer AND Research: MRI-Targeted or Standard Biopsy for Prostate-Cancer Diagnosis AND Multiparametric MRI in the Detection of Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer

 


Clinical guidelines for female lower urinary tract symptoms.

8 Jul, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Clinical Guidelines for Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms – International Journal of Urology

 


RCT: Lutetium-177–PSMA-617 for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

24 Jun, 2021 | 09:41h | UTC

Lutetium-177–PSMA-617 for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Differential diagnosis of uncommon prostate diseases: combining mpMRI and clinical information.

18 Jun, 2021 | 08:13h | UTC

Differential diagnosis of uncommon prostate diseases: combining mpMRI and clinical information – Insights into Imaging

 


AUA Guideline | Renal Mass and Localized Renal Cancer: Evaluation, Management, and Follow Up.

2 Jun, 2021 | 08:27h | UTC

Renal Mass and Localized Renal Cancer: Evaluation, Management, and Follow Up – American Urological Association

Commentary: AUA updates guideline on renal masses and localized renal cancer – Urology Times

 


M-A: A biofeedback‐guided program or pelvic floor muscle electric stimulation can improve early recovery of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy.

26 May, 2021 | 08:13h | UTC

A biofeedback‐guided programme or pelvic floor muscle electric stimulation can improve early recovery of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy: A meta‐analysis and systematic review – The International Journal of Clinical Practice

 


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.

10 May, 2021 | 00:46h | UTC

18F-fluciclovine-PET/CT imaging versus conventional imaging alone to guide postprostatectomy salvage radiotherapy for prostate cancer (EMPIRE-1): a single centre, open-label, phase 2/3 randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Final Survival Analysis: Apalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

4 May, 2021 | 08:26h | UTC

Apalutamide in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer: Final Survival Analysis of the Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase III TITAN Study – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormonal therapies

29 Apr, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Impact of Hormonal Therapies for Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers (Breast and Prostate) on the Cardiovascular System: Effects and Modifications: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine

News release: Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormones – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Impact of Hormonal Therapies for Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers (Breast and Prostate) on the Cardiovascular System – American Heart Association

Commentaries: Hormonal Therapy for Breast and Prostate Cancer: Lessons and Opportunities – American Heart Association AND Hormonal Based Therapies in the Treatment of Breast and Prostate Cancer – balancing the risks! – American Heart Association AND Hormone Cancer Therapies Increase CV Risk: AHA Scientific Statement – TCTMD AND Closely Monitor Heart Health in Cancer Patients Who Get Hormonal Therapies: AHA – HealthDay

 


M-A: Lidocaine lubricant jelly does not reduce pain perception during female urethral catheterization

27 Apr, 2021 | 09:11h | UTC

Lidocaine lubricant jelly does not reduce pain perception during female urethral catheterization: A systematic review with meta‐analysis and trial sequential analysis – The International Journal of Clinical Practice (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Systematic review: Surgical or radiological treatment for varicoceles in subfertile men

27 Apr, 2021 | 09:09h | UTC

Surgical or radiological treatment for varicoceles in subfertile men – Cochrane Library

 


Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Phase of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Phase of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

See also: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: A Comparative Effectiveness Review

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:16h | UTC

Therapies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: A Comparative Effectiveness Review – The Journal of Urology

Commentary: Review: For many men with prostate cancer, surgery risks outweigh potential benefits – U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

 


M-A: Nonantibiotic Strategies for the Prevention of Infectious Complications following Prostate Biopsy

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:14h | UTC

Nonantibiotic Strategies for the Prevention of Infectious Complications following Prostate Biopsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – The Journal of Urology

 


RCT: Better continence after 3 months with robotic-assisted compared with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:11h | UTC

Robotic-assisted Versus Laparoscopic Surgery: Outcomes from the First Multicentre, Randomised, Patient-blinded Controlled Trial in Radical Prostatectomy (LAP-01) – European Urology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Document: Management of ureteric and bladder injury

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:29h | UTC

British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) consensus document: Management of ureteric and bladder injury – BJU International

 


Consensus Document: Management of the complications of long term indwelling catheters

7 Apr, 2021 | 01:20h | UTC

British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and Nurses (BAUN) Consensus Document: Management of the Complications of Long Term Indwelling Catheters – BJU International

 


Systematic review: Circumcision devices vs. standard surgical techniques in adolescent and adult male circumcisions

1 Apr, 2021 | 03:23h | UTC

Circumcision devices versus standard surgical techniques in adolescent and adult male circumcisions – Cochrane Library

Summary: Are circumcision devices safer or faster when compared to standard surgical circumcisions for males older than 10 years? – Cochrane Library

 


Pilot study: Erector spinae plane block shows promise vs. non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs for severe renal colic pain

31 Mar, 2021 | 03:00h | UTC

Erector spinae plane block vs non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs for severe renal colic pain: A pilot clinical feasibility study – The International Journal of Clinical Practice (free article via Authorea)

Commentary: New Nerve Block for Renal Colic? – Journal Feed

 


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

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:33h | UTC

SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery – Anaesthesia

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

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

11 Mar, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk – Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Original study: Timing of surgery following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: an international prospective cohort study – Anaesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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