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Reduced kidney function linked to an increased risk of community-acquired infections

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Individuals with reduced kidney function may be at increased risk of developing infections acquired in the community, according to a study appearing in an issue of the Clinical Journal of the...
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Longitudinal Gender Disparity in Female Urology Resident Primary Authorship at an American Urological Association Sectional Meeting

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:00
To further evaluate the academic representation of female urology residents in the United States, we reviewed abstracts from the Mid-Atlantic American Urological Association (MA-AUA) sectional meetings to determine if the recent increase in the number of female urology residents mirrored an increase in this group's abstract authorship.
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Reclassification Rates of Patients Eligible for Active Surveillance after the Addition of MRI-US Fusion Biopsy: an Analysis of Seven Widely Used Eligibility Criteria

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:00
To evaluate the impact of adding MRI-US fusion biopsy cores to standard 12-core biopsy in selecting men for Active Surveillance(AS).
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Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Prostate Cancer Survivors' Prostate-Specific Quality of Life

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:00
To conduct a prospective study to examine whether there are pre-treatment and post-treatment disparities in urinary, sexual, and bowel QOL by race/ethnicity, education, or income in men with clinically localized PCa.
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The Effects of Beginning Population Based PSA Screening at Age 40

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 00:00
To evaluate population-based CaP testing of men in their 40s, given the paucity of prospective data evaluating the consequences of PSA testing in younger men for prostate cancer (CaP).
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Mediterranean dietary pattern is associated to low risk of aggressive prostate cancer: MCC-Spain study

To explore the association of the previously described Western, Prudent and Mediterranean dietary patterns with prostate cancer risk by tumor aggressiveness and extension.
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Treatment Patterns and Overall Survival Outcomes of Octogenarians with Muscle-Invasive Cancer of the Bladder: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database

Elderly patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer can pose a therapeutic dilemma given multiple comorbidities which may preclude surgery. This registry-based analysis investigated treatment patterns and survival outcomes in this group of patients.
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Unconventional Surgical Strategies for the Obstructed Megaureter: What Are the Options and When Should We Use Them?

Surgical treatment of the obstructed megaureter has classically consisted of open reconfiguration (excisional tapering or plication) of the enlarged ureter with subsequent reimplantation into the bladder in a nonrefluxing fashion. Hendren1 and others have championed this early complete definitive form of repair, citing the technical feasibility and high rate of success. When children are deemed to be significantly infected or too young or unstable to be an immediate candidate for early definitive repair, cutaneous ureterostomy has been the classic temporizing surgical option used.
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Re: Relationship between Sexual Position and Severity of Penile Fracture

R. Barros, L. Schulze, A. A. Ornellas, L. Koifman and L. A. Favorito
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Shy bladder: Causes and treatments

MedicalNewsToday - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 11:00
Shy bladder describes a condition where a person finds it difficult to urinate when there are other people nearby. It is usually caused by anxiety.
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Focal therapy eligibility determined by MRI/US fusion biopsy

To assess focal therapy (FT) eligibility among men receiving multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) and targeted biopsy, with correlation to whole mount histology after radical prostatectomy (RP).
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Bladder Reconstruction Rates Differ Among Centers Participating in National Spina Bifida Patient Registry

We performed an exploratory analysis of data from the National Spina Bifida Patient Registry (NSBPR) to assess variation in the frequency of bladder reconstruction surgeries among NSBPR centers.
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Re: Who Gets Testosterone? Patient Characteristics Associated with Testosterone Prescribing in the Veteran Affairs System: A Cross-Sectional Study

G. K. Jasuja, S. Bhasin, J. I. Reisman, J. T. Hanlon, D. R. Miller, A. P. Morreale, L. M. Pogach, F. E. Cunningham, A. Park, D. R. Berlowitz and A. J. Rose
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