Management of Kidney Stones in 2020

20 Mar, 2020 | 10:54h | UTC

NCCN Guideline: Bladder Cancer

8 Mar, 2020 | 20:18h | UTC

Effectiveness of Combined Behavioral and Drug Therapy for Overactive Bladder Symptoms in Men: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: What Works Best to Help Men With Overactive Bladder? – HealthDay News (free) AND For Overactive Bladder in Men, Start with Behavioral Strategies – NEJM Journal Watch (free)


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Ten-year Mortality, Disease Progression, and Treatment-related Side Effects in Men with Localised Prostate Cancer from the ProtecT Randomised Controlled Trial According to Treatment Received – European Urology (free)

Original Study: 10-Year Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine (free)


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Review: Bladder Pain Syndrome in Women

24 Nov, 2019 | 20:34h | UTC

Bladder Pain Syndrome in Women – JAMA (free for a limited period)


Association of Testosterone Therapy With Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Among Men With and Without Hypogonadism – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)


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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Kidney Cancer

10 Nov, 2019 | 12:49h | UTC

Review: MRI of Adrenal Gland

4 Oct, 2019 | 07:20h | UTC

Three versus five days of pivmecillinam for community-acquired uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled superiority trial – EClinicalMedicine (free)


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Comparison of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Targeted Biopsy With Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Evolving Paradigm of Prostate Cancer Screening – JAMA Network Open (free) AND MRIs Improve Targeting of Biopsies for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – MedicalResearch.com (free)

Related Cochrane Review: MRI Pathway vs. Systematic Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer (free)

“Prebiopsy magnetic resonance imaging combined with targeted biopsy is associated with improved detection of clinically significant prostate cancer and reduced numbers of biopsy cores per procedure, while potentially avoiding unnecessary biopsies.”


Comparison of the Harms, Advantages, and Costs Associated With Alternative Guidelines for the Evaluation of Hematuria – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Hematuria Practice Guidelines That Explicitly Consider Harms and Costs – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period) AND Evaluating Hematuria: Uniform Use of CT Seen as Risky and Expensive – NEJM Journal Watch (free)


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Ultra-hypofractionated versus conventionally fractionated radiotherapy for prostate cancer: 5-year outcomes of the HYPO-RT-PC randomised, non-inferiority, phase 3 trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


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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)