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ADT plus salvage RT lowers PCa metastases, raises survivalA recent review of two phase III randomized controlled trials demonstrated that addition of androgen deprivation therapy to salvage pelvic radiation therapy for prostate cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy reduces the risk of metastases and improves overall survival.
2018 ICD-10-CM codes, guidelines: What you need to knowThis article provides an overview of the new 2018 ICD-10-CM codes, revisions, and deletions that are relevant to urology practice.
Prostate MRI has value, but results are not ‘gospel’Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the prostate may be used in many clinical scenarios, including primary screening, active surveillance, and in patients with a previous negative biopsy and rising PSA. In this interview, Scott Eggener, MD, explains whether MRI is warranted in each of these situations and the benefits and challenges this technology presents.
How to bill for discontinued vasectomy procedure
Can urologists find gold in Advanced APMs?
Does shock wave therapy have a future in the treatment of ED?
How profit enters the product development equationAfter attending an industry dinner, urologist Henry Rosevear, MD, came away with an appreciation for the role of health care economics in bringing a product to market.
QPP implementation: CMS has begun to listenWhile CMS has demonstrated an ability to listen to providers’ concerns about QPP implementation, many issues still need to be addressed and urologists must continue to be vocal.
How to choose the best retirement savings planThere are several options for saving for retirement, but first develop a good understanding of how these retirement accounts work to get the most out of your savings.
Model unable to identify focal therapy candidatesThe development of a model for identifying prostate cancer patients who may be appropriate candidates for hemi-ablative focal therapy remains a work in progress for researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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