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USPSTF issues draft recommendation statement on prostate cancer screening

The US Preventive Services Task Force is inviting clinicians, patients, and organizations to comment on the recommendations prior to being finalized.

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Quick-Wee method gets infants to pee more quickly

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CRE prevalence rising in community-acquired infections

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  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol
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Prostate cancer: alkaline phosphatase predicts OS, risk for bone mets

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Anticholinergics may raise dementia risk in diabetes patients

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int Urol Nephrol
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Prostate cancer LUTS: adding tamsulosin boosts ADT effect

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CKD prevalence increased in US from 1988 to 2014 | NKF

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Acute kidney injury after TAVR: no association with frailty status | NKF

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FDA approves Noctiva for frequent nocturia

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Small practice hit with $31,000 HIPAA fine

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Patients flashing physicians during video visits

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Some hospitals rely heavily on foreign physicians

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Physician-patient communication vital but troubled: book

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Do diet sodas cause dementia?

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Physician doesn't have to treat cannabis-using patient: court

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  • Clinical Essentials from World J Urol
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Dutasteride may reduce risk for UTI after transrectal prostate biopsy

Analysis of data from the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostate Cancer Events (REDUCE) study.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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Preoperative proteinuria linked to increased mortality in patients with renal cancer

Should preop proteinuria be evaluated in patients undergoing nephrectomy?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis
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Prostate cancer risk lower in gout patients on ≥1 y of allopurinol

Shorter durations did not appear protective.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Metastatic prostate cancer: treating the primary tumor improves survival

Patients with metastatic prostate cancer can still benefit from prostate-directed treatments in addition to androgen-deprivation therapy.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Nucl Med
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ASCO: appropriate use criteria for bone scintigraphy in prostate cancer

Developed in conjunction with Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, European Association of Nuclear Medicine.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Pharmacol
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Depression linked to antimuscarinic use in women with overactive bladders

Clinicians should be aware of the potential risk when prescribing antimuscarinics to this population.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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Advanced urothelial carcinoma: vinflunine maintenance therapy improves PFS

Data from a phase 2 randomized trial.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Prostate cancer: who should receive adjuvant radiation?

Decipher can help identify high-risk patients unlikely to benefit.

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The top studies our editors reported at the 2017 annual meeting of the European Association of Urology

New studies from the 2017 annual meeting of the European Association of Urology

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Clin Oncol
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Prostate cancer: does Decipher perform uniformly in different clinical subgroups?

Results of a meta-analysis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis
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Prostate cancer: meta-analysis links ADT to dementia

ADT linked to all-cause dementia, but not Alzheimer's disease.

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More than half of those seen in the ED for kidney stone attacks don’t go for appropriate follow-up | EAU
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More than half of those seen in the ED for kidney stone attacks don’t go for appropriate follow-up | EAU

Patients seen in follow-up were more likely to perform a 24-hour urine collection and receive prophylactic drugs

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Stem cells shown to restore erection capability in men with erectile dysfunction | EAU
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Stem cells shown to restore erection capability in men with erectile dysfunction | EAU

This phase 1 trial represents the first time that stem cell therapy has produced patients who have recovered sufficient erectile function to enable intercourse.

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PSA screening: are you having pre-test discussions with your patients?

Only 30% of men are informed of advantages and disadvantages of screening.

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