Urology

Functional Outcomes After Treatment for Prostate Cancer | Feature

Understanding the risk for and timing of the side effects associated with prostatectomy and radiotherapy may help decision-making processes after men are diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The Economic Burden of Fecal Incontinence | Feature

Physicians can help alleviate the economic burden of fecal incontinence by talking openly with their patients and offering preventive treatments.

AUA 2013: New Guideline on Radiation Therapy After Prostatectomy | Feature

San Diego, May 7, 2013 – The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Urological Association (AUA) are pleased to announce the publication of the

AUA 2013: Metabolic Syndrome Predicts Complications in Genitourinary Oncologic Surgery | Feature

The Particulars: Metabolic syndrome has been shown in previous studies to be predictive of complications following liver and knee surgeries. The impact of metabolic syndrome on complications

AUA 2013: Neurologic Injury in Robotic-Assisted Urologic Surgery | Feature

The Particulars: Previous research has not addressed neuropathic injury during robotic-assisted urologic surgery. Data Breakdown: After reviewing 334 urologic cases utilizing robotic surgical systems, investigators found 22

AUA 2013: Hospitalizations Due to Indwelling Urinary Catheters on the Rise | Feature

San Diego, CA, May 5, 2013– Indwelling urinary catheters either placed inappropriately or left in place longer than their intended use have resulted in increased hospitalizations, higher

AUA 2013: Majority of Men Do Not Treat Their Erectile Dysfunction | Feature

San Diego, CA, May 6,2013 – Millions of American men live with erectile dysfunction (ED) and although ED therapies are shown to be highly effective and improve

AUA 2013: Prostate Cancer Surgery May Relieve LUTS | Feature

SAN DIEGO — Radical prostatectomy may offer the added benefit of urinary symptom reduction in prostate cancer patients who have concomitant lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according

AUA Issues New Guidelines on PSA Screening | Feature

New guidelines on prostate cancer screening, issued today by the American Urological Association (AUA), are supportive of routine use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test in healthy

AUA 2013 | Conference Coverage

New research is being presented at AUA 2013, the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, from May 4 to 8 in San Diego.

Identifying Post-Op Complications for Readmission in General Surgery | Feature

Several postoperative complications have been identified as the strongest risk factors for readmission after general surgeries.

The Pros & Cons of Robotic Bladder Cancer Surgery | Opinion Article

Robotic-assisted surgical removal of the bladder is becoming increasingly popular for treating bladder cancer, despite being more expensive than traditional surgery.

Genitourinary Injuries in the ED | News Brief

Acute genitourinary (GU) injuries appear to be frequently associated with the use of common consumer items, according to a review of data from 2002 to 2010. Most

FDA Approves Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder | News Brief

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) to treat adults with overactive bladder who cannot use or do not adequately

Age & Presentation of Urinary Tract Infections | News Brief

A large number of adults older than 65 who are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI) in the ED appear to have no fever or urinary

FDA Expands Zytiga’s Use for Late-stage Prostate Cancer | News Brief

Drug can now be used before treatment with chemotherapy

Urinary Tract Infections Common in Type 2 Diabetics | News Brief

Patients with type 2 diabetes appear to be at higher risk of developing urinary tract infections (UTIs) than patients without diabetes. An international study found that the

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Open Radical Prostatectomy | eMedia

The gold standard treatment for localized prostate cancer. Still considered the best treatment available, time-tested, cost-effective, provides the best survival advantage, provides an excellent surgical margin, excellent

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