Urology

Top 6 stone disease articles of 2017Videos demonstrating ureteroscopy techniques, the debate over medical expulsive therapy, and research into ureteroscopy's possible effect on erectile function were among our most-read stone disease articles of 2017.
Challenging cases in urology: A case of hydronephrosis, sepsis, and pain
Top 5 bladder cancer articles of 2017A look at Urology Times' most-read articles on bladder cancer reveals a variety of topics, ranging from radical cystectomy to the role of protein- and cell-based urinary biomarkers for bladder cancer detection and surveillance.
Bipolar TURP associated with ‘substantial’ cost savingsBipolar transurethral resection of the prostate offers an economic benefit compared with monopolar TURP that follows from the clinical differences between the two procedures, concluded investigators who presented their findings at the 2017 Western Section of the AUA annual meeting in Vancouver, BC.
What steps do you take to avoid surgical complications?"You need to make sure you’re doing the right surgery on the right patient so the surgery does not interfere with longevity," says one urologist.
[Quiz] Abdominal pain after laparoscopic nephrectomyA 46-year-old male underwent a left laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for a cT1b renal cell carcinoma. Intra-operatively, a rent in the descending mesocolon was made during bowel mobilization but was not closed. Subsequently, the patient presented to the emergency room 4 days later with complaints of sudden onset sharp abdominal pain and nausea. A non-contrast computed tomography scan was obtained. What is the diagnosis?
Urologists' resolutions for 2018Giving back. Studying and following AUA guidelines. Getting a scribe in order to spend more face-to-face time with patients. These are just a few of the responses we received when we reached out to our Editorial Advisory Board, Reader Reactor Panel, and you to find out what your professional resolutions are for 2018.
When can modifier –25 be used with an E/M code?Ray Painter, MD, and Mark Painter address some misunderstandings involving evaluation and management coding.
Top 5 Dr. Rosevear blogs of 2017Dr. Henry Rosevear's most-read blog posts from 2017 cover topics including the AUA annual meeting, physician employment, and pain control.
Urologists, lawmakers share experience, expertise at AACU event