A minority of patients are involved in shared decision-making about prostate cancer screening with PSA, but new strategies to incorporate shared decision-making into practice are being investigated.
"One thing I would like to see some guidance on is what to do about patients who use marijuana recreationally," says one urologist.
"The primary advantage of using an ABLE account is that the savings largely do not affect an individual’s eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)," write Jeff Witz, CFP, and David Zemon.
In this article, we review the underlying causes of nocturia and outline an approach to its diagnostic evaluation and treatment.
A 25-year-old male presents with 4 weeks of intermittent right flank pain occasionally radiating to the testicle. CT shows a 7-cm partially necrotic retroperitoneal mass at the level of the right renal vein and a 2-cm lesion overlaying the right psoas muscle.
Imaging reveals a mass at the anterior bladder dome with inflammation extending to the perivesical fat. No pelvic lymphadenopathy or sites of metastatic disease are found.
"In recent years, lawmakers in several states considered legislation to conform their laws and exceptions to those outlined in the Stark law," writes the AACU's Ross E. Weber.
This article examines current developments in robotic urologic surgery and future directions, including the introduction of alternative surgical robots.
James Lifton, MBA, a public (non-physician) director of the American Board of Medical Specialties, shares his observations from the recent American Board of Urology Examination Committee meeting.
A new study suggests that metallic Resonance ureteral stents are a good option for management of malignant ureteral obstruction because they promote strong long-term outcomes.