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Today's News | Tuesday, 21st May 2013
CHAPEL HILL, NC USA (Press Release) - May 20, 2013 - Intensity-modulated radiation therapy has become the most commonly used type of radiation in prostate cancer, but research from UNC suggests that the therapy may not be more effective than older, less expensive forms of radiation therapy in ...
Exogenous SPARC suppresses proliferation and migration of prostate cancer by interacting with integrin β1 - Abstract
BACKGROUND: The matricellular protein secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine (SPARC) plays an important role on tumor metastasis and progression in several cancers.
Persistent vesicocutaneous fistula after repair of classic bladder exstrophy: A sign of failure? - Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To describe the potential predisposing clinical characteristics at initial closure, the treatments of and outcomes associated with vesicocutaneous fistula (VCF) after primary bladder closure.
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Partial nephrectomy has shown both improved overall patient survival and more effective preservation of renal function, when compared with radical nephrectomy.
Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic assisted cystectomy and ileal conduit in advanced multiple sclerosis - Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To assess the morbidity, mortality, and impact on quality of life and renal function after laparoscopic cystectomy and ileal conduit in patients with multiple sclerosis with lower urinary tract symptom refractory to conservative management.
Men's narratives of vasectomy: Rearticulating masculinity and contraceptive responsibility in San José, Costa Rica - Abstract
This article interrogates the modes by which cultural constructions of male contraceptive use emerge in Costa Rica by analyzing men's narratives of vasectomy.
The melamine-contaminated milk powder incidence occurred in China in 2008.
Male hypogonadism is a common condition widely associated with the aging process.
Effect of performing varicocelectomy before intracytoplasmic sperm injection on clinical outcomes in non-azoospermic males - Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To compare laboratory outcomes and pregnancy rates of infertile couples, in which male partners have treated and untreated clinical varicocele before performing ICSI.
Penile ossification: A traumatic event or evolutionary throwback? Case report and review of the literature - Abstract
Penile ossification is very rare, with only a handful of histologically confirmed reported cases.
INTRODUCTION: This review explores the treatment of male chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) (i.e., chronic prostatitis) through the use of neuromodulation, which is the electrical stimulation of the nervous system.
OBJECTIVE: Analyze if bladder mucosa of patients with bladder pain syndrome (BPS) have more estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) than the normal population.
Correlation between overactive bladder symptoms and quality of life in Japanese male patients: Focus on nocturia - Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To elucidate the effects of nocturia, one of the most bothersome of symptoms, on health-related quality of life (QOL), we examined the correlation between nocturia-specific QOL and other lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).
Three-dimensional ultrasound assessment and middle term efficacy of a single-incision sling - Abstract
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome of a single-incision sling procedure for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and to correlate the cure rate with a pelvic floor ultrasound examination.
Overactive bladder symptom severity is associated with falls in community-dwelling adults: LOHAS study - Abstract
OBJECTIVES: To examine the association between overactive bladder (OAB) symptom severity and falls and the contribution of OAB symptoms to falls in a community-dwelling population.
Web versus paper-based completion of the epidemiology of prolapse and incontinence questionnaire - Abstract
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to examine the validity and reliability of a Web-based version of the epidemiology of prolapse and incontinence questionnaire (EPIQ).
"Beyond the Abstract," Metabolic syndrome, hormone levels, and inflammation in patients with erectile dysfunction, by Miguel Angel Arrabal-Polo, PhD
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - In our recent article, we studied the differences between a group of patients with erectile dysfunction, compared to a control group.
BJUI Mini Reviews - Chronic urinary retention in men: How we define it, and how does it affect treatment outcome
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Urinary retention describes a bladder that does not empty completely or does not empty at all.
Treatment with docetaxel and cisplatin in advanced adrenocortical carcinoma, a phase II study - Abstract
Background: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare disease with a poor response to chemotherapy.
A case report of primary lymphoma presenting as cancer of the glans penis, "Beyond the Abstract," by Konstantinos Stamatiou and Nikolaos Pierris
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Malignant tumors of the penis are generally uncommon. The most common type, squamous cell carcinoma, accounts for less than 1% of all malignancies in men in the USA and for 0.1% of cancer deaths.
The testicular plasmocytoma represents only 5% of the non-germinative cell testicular tumors, and accounts for only 2% of all plasma cell neoplasms.
Effect of prophylactic intravesical instillation of pirarubicin to prevent recurrent bladder tumors following nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract cancer - Abstract
We retrospectively evaluated 23 patients who had been administered pirarubicin by intravesical instillation once weekly for 5 weeks, after undergoing surgery for upper urinary tract cancer between May 2003 and October 2008.
Prognosis and local control rate following sequential chemoradiation for small cell carcinoma of the bladder, "Beyond the Abstract," by R.P. Meijer, MD, FEBU and A. Bex, MD, PhD
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Histopathologically, bladder cancer may be divided into urothelial carcinoma (90%) and an assortment of other forms: squamous cell carcinoma (8%), adenocarcinoma (1-2%), and small cell carcinoma of the bladder (0.5–0.7%).
"Beyond the Abstract," Everolimus in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients intolerant to previous VEGFr-TKI therapy: A RECORD-1 subgroup analysis, by Sergio Bracarda, MD
BERKELEY, CA (UroToday.com) - Drug Tolerability in the Choice of Second-Line Therapy for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
In infants and young children, urinary tract infections (UTI) often present with unspecific symptoms.
Introduction: Renal pseudotumors simulate malignancy but they are, in fact, comprised of normal renal tissue.
UroToday introduces a state-of-the art online portal on intermittent urinary catheters, encompassing design, techniques for use, and best practices
BERKELEY, CA USA (Press Release) (PRWEB) - April 24, 2013 - UroToday inaugurates their second of three comprehensive collaborations on the use of urinary catheters. The latest area, launching this week, is about intermittent catheterization (IC)
AACN's National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition20 May 2013 - 23 May 2013Boston, MA USA Read more...Join us in Boston for NTI 2013 — AACN’s National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition and the Advanced Practice Institute — where you can ...
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men worldwide, accounting for approximately 242,000 new cases and 28,000 deaths annually in the USA.
AUA 2013 - Poster: Optimal timing for treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC): Sequencing and identifying parameters of early progression with sipuleucel-T
SAN DIEGO, CA USA (UroToday.com) - Presented by E. David Crawford, MD,1 Adam S. Kibel, MD,2 and Neal D.Shore, MD, FAC 3 at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting - May 4 - 8, 2013 - San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, California USA
Best practice in nurse-led chemotherapy review: A position statement from the United Kingdom Oncology Nursing Society - Abstract
This position statement has been formulated by nurses from the United Kingdom Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) to provide guidance on the provision of nurse-led chemotherapy review clinics for adult patients.