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.
In another potential sign of racial disparities in urologic care, a new study finds that urologic restoration surgery is significantly less likely to be used to treat African-American men with stress urinary incontinence than Caucasian men, although African-Americans appear to have higher rates of SUI.
Fluorescent blue light cystoscopy improves 3-year recurrence-free survival rates in patients with recurrent bladder tumors compared to white light cystoscopy, and researchers believe its use should be expanded.
A recent study suggests experimental "texture analysis" of renal masses via computed tomography scan holds promise as a technique to allow more effective risk stratification.
"[Penile transplantation] is a real advance for patients who have a penile deficiency or penile loss," says Arthur L. Burnett, II, MD, MBA.
There are no national or international guidelines regarding penile transplants, raising a question without a concrete answer: What are the rules and the limits?
A new study suggests that surgical care for renal trauma cases is evolving in two different directions: Endovascular procedures have become more common for blunt trauma, supplanting nephrectomy and laceration repair.
As the United States faces a urologist shortage, physician assistants and nurse practitioners will likely play an increasingly important role in the field of urology. Now, a new survey—the first of its kind—suggests that many of those in these positions are performing advanced procedures despite lacking postgraduate urologic training.
Researchers who are investigating burst-wave lithotripsy, a potential alternative treatment for kidney stones, report that magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound scans hold promise as tools to help scientists analyze related kidney injuries.
New research suggests that post-surgery symptoms may last for at least 3 months in cystectomy patients and worsen over time in some cases, posing unique management challenges for urologists.