Urology

Stress is part of life, and urology nurses are no exceptionSUNA President Gwendolyn Hooper, PhD, APRN, asked a few colleagues to share their urology nursing stressors.
[Video] Prescription for financial health: Asset protection (part 4 of 4)In this video, Jeff Witz, CFP, outlines common asset protection strategies and discusses estate taxes.
Urologists illustrate key steps in management of duct obstruction
[Quiz]: Defect observed during RARPDuring a robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy case, you notice a large defect medial to the inferior epigastric artery on the right side after taking down the bladder. Similar defect is noted on the left side.
New Products: FDA approves treatment for complicated UTIOther products and services discussed in this round-up include a biosimilar for cancer, an American College of Surgeons manual on quality initiatives, a kidney cancer microsite, and more.
Better models needed for predicting bladder Ca recurrenceCurrent NCCN guidelines are comparable to European models for predicting nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer recurrence and progression. But better models are needed, according to a recent study.
Two-drug therapy for advanced UC shows superior PFSAdding ramucirumab (CYRAMZA) to standard docetaxel (Taxotere) improved progression-free survival compared with docetaxel alone in patients with advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer who have progressed on platinum-based chemotherapy.
Blue light cystoscopy improves bladder Ca detectionBlue light flexible cystoscopy (D-Light C PDD Flexible Videoscope System) with intravesical hexaminolevulinate HCl (HAL [Cysview]) for surveillance in the office setting significantly improved the detection of recurrent bladder tumors compared with white light cystoscopy.
Video visits in urology: How clinicians, patients benefitAmong the many areas of telemedicine, a key opportunity exists for urologists in video visits, or “direct-to-consumer” telemedicine.
Tech advances catalyze paradigm shifts in patient careJames M. Hotaling, MD, MS, and Steven A. Kaplan, MD, introduce their new Urology Times section "Tech Talk with Jim and Steve."