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Hematuria Evaluation in Primary Care Varies Widely
Tue, 19 May 2015 19:00:00 GMT
Less than half of primary care providers refer patients with any degree of hematuria for urological evaluation.


Urine Cytology Stain Detects Urothelial Carcinoma
Tue, 19 May 2015 18:00:00 GMT
The test displayed an overall high sensitivity for detecting bladder tumors.


Complete Hematuria Evaluation Occurs in Just 1 in 6 Patients
Tue, 19 May 2015 17:01:00 GMT
Men at high-risk of bladder cancer were the most likely to be referred to urologists.


SICU Readmission More Likely Among Urologic Surgery Patients
Sun, 17 May 2015 13:24:00 GMT
The most common cause is respiratory compromise.


Factors Predicting Non-Diagnostic Renal Mass Biopsies ID'd
Tue, 12 May 2015 15:28:28 GMT
When patients with specific tumor-related features were excluded from biopsy, the non-diagnostic rate dropped from 14.7 to 8.7%.


Old Age Need Not Rule Out Renal Transplants
Sun, 03 May 2015 10:57:28 GMT
New findings show that even patients in their 80s can benefit.


BMI Mismatch Increases Risk of Kidney Allograft Loss
Sun, 03 May 2015 10:52:37 GMT
Each 1 kg/m2 increment in BMI difference between recipients and deceased donors is associated with a 6% increased risk of graft loss.


Phosphate Binders Cut Mortality, Up ESRD Risk
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:26:00 GMT
These findings underscore the need to better understand whether earlier phosphorus management influences morbidity and mortality in advanced CKD, according to researchers.


Low Physical Function Not Tied to Muscle Mass
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:57:00 GMT
Patients on maintenance hemodialysis have worse physical function than other elderly patients, study says.


Many Diabetes Patients Feel Pill Burden
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 19:08:00 GMT
Type 2 diabetes and its associated comorbidities often require polypharmacotherapy, which may result in poor adherence to treatment.


Renal Tumor Biopsy Urged for Small Renal Masses
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
In a study, treatment could have been avoided in at least 26% of cases because a biopsy revealed a benign lesion, researchers reported.


Testosterone Therapy Seldom Used in Hypogonadal Men
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:30:00 GMT
Researchers also found that clinicians prescribed testosterone replacement therapy to men of reproductive age despite the risks.


Urinary Symptoms May Raise Men's Bladder Cancer Risk
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Men who reported having severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) had a 64% increased risk of the malignancy compared with those who reported no LUTS.


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.


American Transplant Congress Highlights
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Live coverage from the American Transplant Congress 2015 in Philadelphia.


AURYXIA (ferric citrate)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
For phosphorus control in CKD dialysis patients.


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


Corlanor (ivabradine)
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
This slideshow reviews drug information for Corlanor (ivabradine) for worsening heart failure.


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



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


Live from the American Urological Association Meeting
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



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NBI for Bladder Cancer
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Daniel Canter, M.D., discusses narrow-band imaging (NBI) for visualization of bladder cancer.


Prostate Cancer Blood Test May Avert Biopsies
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
The Prostate Health Index improves detection of clinically significant prostate cancer.


Quiz: Managing Polycystic Kidney Disease
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
A 50-year-old male presents to establish nephrology care. He was definitively diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease about 10 years before...


Quiz: Residual Retroperitoneal Mass
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT



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



Toward More Flexible Schedules
Mon, 01 Jan 0001 05:00:00 GMT
Practices may need to adjust schedules, time off, and compensation as the number of female urologists and nephrologists grows.


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