Analyses of data collected in a large series of women who underwent concurrent anti-incontinence and prolapse surgery show the patients achieved a high rate of satisfaction overall.
Cheryl Guttman Krader
Stone disease and minimally invasive treatment approaches are once again leading issues in the pediatric urology section of the 2012 AUA annual meeting.
The program on advanced prostate cancer at the 2012 AUA annual meeting will include maturing data from clinical trials investigating targeted and vaccine therapies, as well as some preliminary information suggesting that folate may have a chemopreventive effect.
Results of a retrospective analysis, including data from a multi-institutional cohort of more than 1,200 men, suggest that obesity and race may be important modifiers in determining the association between diabetes and prostate cancer aggressiveness.
Recently published data analyses provide further evidence in support of assessing sexual health as a simple, low-cost strategy to augment traditional screening for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in men.
The addition of a short course of hormone therapy to radiation improves outcomes for patients with intermediate-risk, early-stage prostate cancer.
Research characterizing the features of putative prostate cancer stem cells and their susceptibility to telomerase inhibition has important implications for understanding the biology of prostate cancer and for suggesting a new approach to treatment of advanced disease.
Use of nutritional supplements providing vitamins and higher doses of antioxidants does not appear to interfere with the efficacy of radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer appears to have the same impact on sexual function as other forms of radiotherapy.
Laparoscopic gastric band placement confers a lower lithogenic risk than the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.