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Heparin-Lidocaine Combo Relieves Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:45:07 GMT
Patients reported significant improvements in bladder pain and urgency compared with lidocaine alone.


Living Kidney Donation Relatively Safe
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:13:14 GMT
Ongoing study suggests that renal function continues to increase after donation but decreases in donation-eligible controls.


Metformin Use in Advanced CKD Raises Death Risk
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:30:00 GMT
Study reveals a 35% increase in all-cause mortality risk compared with non-use.


Cholecalciferol May Be Superior for Treating Vitamin D Deficiency
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:04:44 GMT
Treatment with this compound resulted in higher circulating levels of 25(OH)D compared with ergocalciferol in Hispanic CKD patients.


Obesity, Diabetes Hike Post-Cystectomy Surgical Site Infection Risk
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:00:00 GMT
Preoperative weight loss greater than 10% and operative time more than 6 hours also increased the risk.


No Worse Outcomes After Salvage Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:48:47 GMT
Researchers found similar post-surgical outcomes between bladder cancer patients having primary and salvage radical cystectomy.


Some Post-Cystectomy Risks Increase with Older Age, Comorbidities
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:34:41 GMT
A prolonged hospital stay and discharge to a nursing facility were among the risks.


Laparoscopically Harvesting Right Kidneys from Living Donors Safe
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:00:00 GMT
Donor and recipient outcomes are similar to those associated with laparoscopic removal of left donor kidneys.


Dietary Interventions Improve Hyperphosphatemia Treatment
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:21:58 GMT
Cutting back on dietary phosphorus in addition to taking phosphate binders achieved greater decreases in serum phosphate in PD patients.


Epoetin, Darbepoetin Offer Similar Long-Term Outcomes
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:02:37 GMT
Hemodialysis patients treated with either agent have comparable risks of overall and cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular events.


Whatever Happened to the AIDS Crisis?
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:05:00 GMT
Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.


2015 Canadian Urological Association Meeting
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Check out the coverage highlights from this year's meeting.


Avycaz (ceftazidime-avibactam)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections and urinary tract infections.


Clinical Quiz: Relapsing Nephrotic Syndrome
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
A 19-year-old man presented to a nephrology clinic. Two years previously, he had presented to a pediatric nephrologist with...


Corlanor (ivabradine)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For heart failure.


Countdown to ICD-10
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Countdown to ICD-10
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Providers do not have to learn all of the new 68,000 codes in ICD-10. Here's what steps they should take.


Daily Chocolate May Help Heart Health
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Diabetic Kidney Disease Linked to Uric Acid
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Increased uric acid levels were correlated with decreased HbA1c and increased prevalence of diabetic kidney disease, study finds.


Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Gout
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Gout increased the risk of erectile dysfunction in men by 21%.


Glyxambi (empagliflozin and linagliptin)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.


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Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



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NBI Improves Early Bladder Cancer Detection
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
NBI was superior at detecting early bladder tumors and carcinoma in situ, compared with WLI cystoscopy.


Prestalia (perindopril arginine and amlodipine)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For hypertension.


Prostate Health Index Predicts Recurrence
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
A PHI of 82 discriminated between patients with and without biochemical recurrence post-prostatectomy.


Quiz: Managing Polycystic Kidney Disease
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



RUN Social Media Survey
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Tell us about your social media habits for a chance to win a free gift card.


Should We Always Treat Edema?
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



Xigduo XR (Dapagliflozin and Metformin HCl)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For glycemic control.


Xtandi Practice and Patient Resources
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT