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.
"As much as racial and ethnic disparities exist broadly across health care in the United States, it is not surprising to observe this phenomenon in the urologic arena," writes Arthur L. Burnett, II, MD, MBA.
In this article, we describe our thought processes in treating patients with Peyronie's disease, which are summarized in an algorithm.
"[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?
These videos depict key steps of office-based approaches to hydrocelectomy and vasectomy reversal.
Tissue-based prognostic biomarker assays for prostate cancer are not robust to tumor multifocality and heterogeneity, according to research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago.
"There are direct endocrine consequences of opioid use, including hypogonadism, that adversely impact men’s health," write Michael S. Leapman, MD, and Steven A. Kaplan, MD.
The overall use of active surveillance in men with low-risk prostate cancer is 14.2%, according to an examination of the National Cancer Data Base.