WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - With an increase in abdominal imaging over the past decade, there has been an increase in the detection of incidental kidney cancer, which has led to concerns that we may be over-treating indolent disease.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - Due to increased utilization of cross sectional abdominal imaging, a stage and size migration towards the detection of smaller, clinically localized renal tumors has been observed resulting in an increased number of surgical interventions performed.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - Dr. Dipen Parekh and his team studied the duration of ischemia time and whether it impacts renal function and also evaluated the role of novel biomarkers in this setting.
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - Dr. Ben Chew reported the results of a study examining the properties of a novel, biodegradable ureteral stent made from absorbable suture material (Uriprene, Oceanan Therapeutics, NJ).
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - The research group from Japan first presented their initial work on a patient specific laparoscopic nephrectomy simulator at the 2009 AUA Annual Meeting (J Urol 2009; 181(4) Supplement: Abstract 2176).
WASHINGTON, DC USA (UroToday.com) - Drs. Michael Ritchey and Dr. Jeff Dome discussed the excellent outcomes with respect to NWTS-5 survival data but addressed late effects of the treatment for Wilm's tumor.