Urinary nerve growth factor/creatinine levels, aside from being a potential biomarker for paediatric overactive bladder (OAB), may also predict therapeutic efficacy in children with OAB, a study suggests.
An unplanned hospital visit within 30 days of urethral sling placement may occur in one in 18 females, with about 81 percent being emergency department visits, according to a study.
Obese men with low-risk prostate cancer are highly likely to have unfavourable pathologic features, a recent study suggests.
About one in three patients who survive a hospitalization complicated by acute kidney injury is readmitted, visits the emergency department without being admitted to the hospital or dies in the next 30 days, according to a recent study.
Regardless of the type of androgen deprivation therapy, the risk of fracture increases for males with prostate carcinoma, a new study reports.
Preoperative administration of a belladonna and opium (B&O) rectal suppository may induce improvements in quality of life (QoL) measures and urinary-related pain following ureteroscopy (URS) with stent, according to a study. Additionally, younger age is tied to severe stent pain and unplanned hospital visits.
To decrease the rates of allogeneic blood transfusion after radical prostatectomy, and thus improve patient outcomes, perioperative blood conservation strategies should be implemented, a new meta-analysis reports.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appears to have low accuracy in determining the size and shape of localized prostate cancer due to its consistent underestimation, a recent study has found.
Consistent with hypotheses from previous studies, an elevated level of secretion of gastric acid is independently associated with the development of hiatal hernia, a new study shows.
Extended-duration enoxaparin appears to be more effective than inpatient-only subcutaneous heparin in the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) following radical cystectomy, reducing the rate of thromboembolic events without increasing the risk of bleeding, according to a study.