Urology

Test could help detect bladder cancer recurrenceAn easy-to-administer urine test looking for telomerase reverse transcriptase mutations helps detect recurring urothelial bladder cancer, especially non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer, early on, according to a new study.
How will immunotherapy change the future of bladder Ca care?Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly and asked them each the following question: How will immunotherapy change the future of bladder Ca care?
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Better robotic RP skills linked to better resultsA quasi-randomized trial of open versus robotic radical prostatectomy and an evaluation of robotic inferior vena cava thrombectomy were among other key minimally invasive surgery studies at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.
How kidney Ca management strategies compareAn updated guideline on localized kidney cancer as well as a look at active surveillance as initial management for renal masses <2 cm were among the noteworthy kidney cancer studies at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.
New products: Holmium laser increases stone ablation volumeOther products discussed include cancer tests, an app to connect patients with specialists, a revenue management system, and more
Men’s health issues often extend beyond the physical"Urology providers and caregivers can serve as the primary venue for positively impacting both the psychological and physical components of men’s health as men trust us with their most intimate and personal issues of life," writes SUNA President Gwendolyn Hooper, PhD, APRN.
Infertility/Andrology: Statins linked to decreased ejaculate volumeA study documenting that male paternal age is increasing across the U.S. and a finding that men with Sertoli cell-only syndrome have increased damage to seminiferous tubules with aging are among the take-homes in infertility/andrology at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.
Most non-directed kidney donors in upper end of economic spectrumA report on the Global Kidney Exchange and the finding that robot-assisted reconstruction of the transplant ureter is feasible were among the noteworthy research in transplantation at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.
Female Urology: How dynamic MRI compares with physical exam for evaluating POPA study that found that age was more strongly associated with selection of colpocleisis than frailty and a comparison of two common wide pore polypropylene Y meshes were among the noteworthy female urology/incontinence research at the AUA annual meeting in Boston.