Antibiotic prophylaxis with vancomycin plus gentamicin alone for primary inflatable penile prosthesis surgery results in a higher risk of infection compared to nonstandard antibiotic regimens, suggests a recent study. On the other hand, antifungal use appears to reduce infection risk.
Men with urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS) tend to suffer a more severe sexual dysfunction, including erectile (ED) and ejaculatory dysfunction, when compared to their healthy counterparts or patients with other chronic pain conditions, reveals a study.
In men with localized prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy and treated with 5α-reductase inhibitor (5-ARI), preoperative levels of circulating 11-oxygenated androgens can indicate either disease progression or improved survival, a recent study has found.
For patients with defunctionalized bladder, bladder cycling prior to renal transplant does little to improve outcomes such as postoperative urological complication, urodynamic criteria, and graft function and survival, according to a study.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance in stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer offers significant advantage over computed tomography (CT) guidance, with lower physician-scored toxic effects and patient-reported symptom burden, according to the results of the phase III MIRAGE* study.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 01-15 January 2023 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
Repeat transurethral resection of bladder tumour prior to radical cystectomy, regardless of whether or not neoadjuvant chemotherapy is administered, does not seem to improve survival in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer, reveals a recent study.
Increased serum copper levels are associated with higher albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR), while an inverse relationship exists between serum zinc and reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), reports a recent study.