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Urology

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Removal of Vaginal Mesh or Tape Can Reduce Patient Pain
According to two new studies, removal of vaginal mesh or tape can reduce pain, and the use of vaginal mesh can have long-term consequences, even after removal. These findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, held from May 16 to 21 in Orlando, FL.
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Benefit of Aggressive Prostate Cancer Treatment Weakens As Comorbidity Rises
For men with early-stage prostate cancer, the cancer-specific survival benefit associated with aggressive prostate cancer treatment is reduced with increasing comorbidity, according to a study published online May 13 in Cancer.
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Post-operation Transfers More Likely at Critical Access Hospitals
Patients with surgical admissions at critical access hospitals more often have hospital transfers, according to a study published online May 14 in JAMA Surgery.
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No Benefits from Testosterone Therapy in Obese Men with Diabetes
Study of obese men with low testosterone and type 2 diabetes showed no benefits from treatment with intramuscular testosterone undecanote in glucose metabolism or visceral adiposity.
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BTX-A Alternative to Surgery for Neurogenic Bladder
According to two new studies, botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) is an alternative to urinary reconstruction for patients with anticholinergic refractory neurogenic detrusor over activity, and BTX-A can reduce urinary frequency in refractory overactive bladder. These findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, held from May 16 to 21 in Orlando, FL.
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Testicular Self-examination Is Cost-effective
According to two new studies, testicular self-examination is cost-effective and non-Caucasians with testicular cancer have worse outcomes.
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Urine Test May Be Able to Detect Blood Clots
A simple urine test for fibrinopeptide B can detect the presence of venous thromboembolism.
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Adverse Effects From Male Circumcision Rare
Adverse effects from male circumcision are rare, but increase with age at the procedure, according to a study published in online May 12 in JAMA Pediatrics.
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Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in US
Prescription drugs are playing an increasingly larger role in US life, with nearly half of all Americans taking one or more medications, according to a report -- titled "Health, United States, 2013" -- produced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Frailty Score Predicts Surgical Outcomes in the Elderly
A multidimensional frailty score composed of comprehensive geriatric assessments is more useful than conventional methods for predicting surgery outcomes, including all-cause mortality, in older patients, according to a study published online May 7 in JAMA Surgery.
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