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Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 00:00
We appreciate the editors' kind remarks and insightful review of our paper.
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Molecular Signatures and Shared Decision-Making for Precision Medicine

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 00:00
“One should reconsider perpetually one's reasons for doing something, because it may be that circumstances have changed.”―Feynman Richard
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Re: Paratesticular Rhabdomyosarcoma: Importance of Initial Therapy

W. J. Hammond, B. A. Farber, A. P. Price, S. L. Wolden, T. E. Heaton, L. H. Wexler and M. P. La Quaglia
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Re: A Multi-Institutional Study of Struvite Stones: Patterns of Infection and Colonization

E. Parkhomenko, A. De Fazio, T. Tran, J. Thai, K. Blum and M. Gupta
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Re: Genome-Wide Association Study of Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels Identifies Novel Loci Independent of Prostate Cancer

T. J. Hoffmann, M. N. Passarelli, R. E. Graff, N. C. Emami, L. C. Sakoda, E. Jorgenson, L. A. Habel, J. Shan, D. K. Ranatunga, C. P. Quesenberry, C. R. Chao, N. R. Ghai, D. Aaronson, J. Presti, T. Nordström, Z. Wang, S. I. Berndt, S. J. Chanock, J. D. Mosley, R. J. Klein, M. Middha, H. Lilja, O. Melander, M. N. Kvale, P. Y. Kwok, C. Schaefer, N. Risch, S. K. Van Den Eeden and J. S. Witte
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Re: Primary SWL is an Efficient and Cost-Effective Treatment for Lower Pole Renal Stones between 10 and 20 mm in Size: A Large Single Center Study

L. H. Chan, D. W. Good, K. Laing, S. Phipps, B. G. Thomas, J. Y. Keanie, D. A. Tolley and M. L. Cutress
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This Month in Adult Urology

Executive summaries of AUA guidelines are published in The Journal of Urology and are among the most clinically useful and frequently cited articles. They are the product of an intensive and objective process that relies upon published evidence. The conclusions are sometimes restricted simply because evidence does not exist to support but they allow clinicians to make treatment decisions based on solid evidence.
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Hypermagnesemia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:00
In this article, find out about the blood condition hypermagnesemia, the possible causes and symptoms of this condition, and how it is treated.
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Eight reasons why coffee is good for you

MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 02:00
Learn about eight possible reasons why drinking coffee could benefit your health, including how it might boost your mood or protect against diabetes.
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Everything you need to know about water retention

MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 02:00
Find out all you need to know about water retention and what you can do to relieve this common health issue with home remedies or simple lifestyle changes.
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New way of predicting kidney function could improve chemotherapy dosing

MedicalNewsToday - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 02:00
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new statistical model which estimates kidney function in patients with cancer.
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Editorial Comment

In this preplanned secondary analysis of the ROSETTA trial1 Richter et al state that higher age and a higher comorbidity index were associated with a decreased response rate to onabotulinumtoxinA injections on multivariable analysis. This relatively new finding again raises the issue of patient selection when considering second line management of overactive bladder.
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Waves of Change: National Trends in Surgical Management of Male Stress Incontinence

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 00:00
To determine the national trend in surgical management of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in the context of the rate of radical prostatectomy (RP) as reported by a national database. Traditionally the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) has been the gold standard of surgical management, but the male sling represents a newer and popular alternative. Refinements in prostate surgery may reduce the incidence and degree of subsequent SUI.
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