Urology

Surgical interventions for women with stress urinary incontinence: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – The BMJ (free)

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Association of Treatment With 5α-Reductase Inhibitors With Time to Diagnosis and Mortality in Prostate Cancer – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentary: 5-ARIs Tied to Delayed Prostate Cancer Dx, Worse Outcomes – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

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ESMO Guideline: Renal Cell Carcinoma

2 May, 2019 | 12:56h | UTC

The clinical role of LASER for vulvar and vaginal treatments in gynecology and female urology: An ICS/ISSVD best practice consensus document – Neurourology and Urodinamics (free)

“At this point, LASER is not recommended for routine treatment of the aforementioned conditions unless part of well‐designed clinical trials”

 


Perspective: Mesh Implants for Women: Scandal or Standard of Care? – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

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Review: Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

16 Feb, 2019 | 18:18h | UTC

Urine Sediment Examination in the Diagnosis and Management of Kidney Disease: Core Curriculum 2019 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free for a limited period)

 

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Guideline: Renal Transplantation

26 Jul, 2018 | 17:42h | UTC

A Multicenter Study of Patient-Reported Infectious and Noninfectious Complications Associated With Indwelling Urethral Catheters – JAMA Internal Medicine (free)

Commentary: Foleys Aren’t Fun: Patient Study Shows Catheter Risks – University of Michigan, via NewsWise (free)

“More than half of patients surveyed while they had a urinary catheter, and again weeks later, reported a complication – and infections were only part of the problem” (from NewsWise)

 


Financial Conflicts of Interest Among Authors of Urology Clinical Practice Guidelines – European Urology (free)

“59% Urology Guideline writers received payments from companies AND 37% provided inaccurate COIs forms” (via @daviesbj see Tweet)

 


AUA Guideline: Erectile Dysfunction

11 May, 2018 | 02:56h | UTC

Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab versus Sunitinib in Advanced Renal-Cell Carcinoma – NEJM (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Quick Take Video Summary: Sunitinib or Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab for Renal-Cell Carcinoma (free)

“Overall survival and objective response rates were significantly higher with nivolumab plus ipilimumab”.

 


Effect of a Low-Intensity PSA-Based Screening Intervention on Prostate Cancer Mortality: The CAP Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: One-off PSA screening for prostate cancer does not save lives – eCancer News (free)

“Largest ever prostate cancer trial – CAP – published in the JAMA. No effect from low intensity PSA screening on prostate cancer mortality at 10 years”. (via @KariTikkinen see Tweet)

 


Apalutamide Treatment and Metastasis-free Survival in Prostate Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

“Apalutamide improves castration resistant prostate CA survival compared with… placebo. Why wasn’t it compared w bicalutamide?” (via @RichardLehman1 see Tweet). See Richard Lehman’s point of view

 


Guidelines for Groin Hernia Management

16 Jan, 2018 | 19:04h | UTC

Review: Acute Pyelonephritis in Adults

16 Jan, 2018 | 17:09h | UTC

Treatment of Non-neurogenic Male LUTS – European Urology Association (free, but not accessible via mobile devices) (via @KariTikkinen)

 


Review: Delayed Ejaculation

9 Jan, 2018 | 23:59h | UTC

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comparing the Efficacy of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Opioids, and Paracetamol in the Treatment of Acute Renal Colic – European Urology (free) (via @KariTikkinen and @EUplatinum)

“In kidney stone–related acute pain episodes in patients with adequate renal function, treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs offers effective and most sustained pain relief, with fewer side effects, when compared with opioids or paracetamol”.

 


Guideline: advanced prostate cancer

9 Oct, 2017 | 20:53h | UTC

Review: adolescents with varicocele

16 Sep, 2017 | 17:57h | UTC