Prostatic Artery Embolisation Versus Transurethral Resection of the Prostate for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: 2-yr Outcomes of a Randomised, Open-label, Single-centre Trial.

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Prostatic artery embolisation (PAE) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic obstruction (LUTS/BPO) still remains under investigation.To compare the efficacy and safety of PAE and […]

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Reliability of Serum Tumor Marker Measurement to Diagnose Recurrence in Patients with Clinical Stage I Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors Undergoing Active Surveillance: A Systematic Review.

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Men with nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCT) of the testicle without evidence of residual disease after radical orchiectomy (Clinical stage I; CS-I) are increasingly managed with active surveillance. The guideline-recommended […]

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Risk-Based Selection for Active Surveillance: Results of the Movember Foundation’s Global Action Plan Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance (GAP3) Initiative.

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To identify and validate known predictors of disease reclassification at 1 or 4 year(s) to support risk-based selection of patient suitable for AS.An individual participant data meta-analysis using data from […]

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Robotic Salvage Lymph Node Dissection in Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Lessons Learned from 68 Cases and Implications for Future Clinical Management.

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Salvage lymph node dissection (sLND) is a rescue treatment for patients with nodal recurrence after radical prostatectomy (RP). Very limited data are available on robotic sLND. Our purpose was to […]

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Surveillance Intensity in Intermediate Risk Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Revisiting the Optimal Timing and Frequency of Cystoscopy.

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To determine the optimal cystoscopic interval for intermediate-risk nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer (IR-NMIBC).A retrospective analysis of IR-NMIBC patients (2010-2017) was performed and 3 hypothetical models of surveillance intensity applied: Model […]

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Comparison of Conventional and Triple Bolus Computed Tomography Urography Protocols for Radiation Dose Reduction in Hematuria Evaluation: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Computed tomography urography is the diagnostic tool of choice for evaluating hematuria. In keeping with the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) principle, we evaluated a triple bolus computed tomography […]

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Intraoperative Strategies to Reduce Catheter-Related Bladder Discomfort in the Early Postoperative Period after Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy.

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Catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) occurs in up to 63% of patients following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP). The optimal intra-operative anesthesia regime to prevent patients from CRBD is unknown.A prospective cohort […]

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Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adult Women, 2005-2016: Findings from the Urologic Diseases in America Project.

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Urinary incontinence (UI) is frequently underreported and underdiagnosed in the clinical setting. We analyzed 12 years of data from a large, nationally representative sample of women in the United States […]

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Androgen Receptor Splice Variant 7 Predicts Shorter Response in Patients with Metastatic Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy.

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Whether AR-V7 expression can predict the response in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC) who receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) remains to be explored.To evaluate the predictive value of […]

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Micro-Ultrasound-guided Versus Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Targeted Biopsy in the Detection of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Micro-ultrasound is a novel, high-resolution, ultrasound technology, aiming to improve prostate imaging and, consequently, the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy (PB). Micro-ultrasound-guided PB may present comparable detection rates to, […]

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Robotic-assisted Versus Laparoscopic Surgery: Outcomes from the First Multicentre, Randomised, Patient-blinded Controlled Trial in Radical Prostatectomy (LAP-01).

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The LAP-01 trial was designed to address the lack of high-quality literature comparing robotic-assisted (RARP) and laparoscopic (LRP) radical prostatectomy.To compare the functional and oncological outcomes between RARP and LRP […]

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The Clinical Significance of Bone Mineral Density Changes Following Long Term Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Localized Prostate Cancer Patients.

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Long-term androgen deprivation therapy (LT-ADT) has been associated with decreased bone mineral density (BMD) in men with prostate cancer (PCa). Some evidence suggests that there is no impact on fracture […]

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Antimicrobial Prophylaxis (AMP) in Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP): Results of a Randomized Trial.

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To determine whether omitting antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) in TURP is safe in patients undergoing TURP without pre-operative pyuria and a pre-operative catheter.A multi-centered randomized controlled trial (RCT) from 17-09-2017 until […]

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Outcomes of a Noninferiority Randomised Controlled Trial of Surgery for Men with Urodynamic Stress Incontinence After Prostate Surgery (MASTER).

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Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is common after radical prostatectomy and likely to persist despite conservative treatment. The sling is an emerging operation for persistent SUI, but randomised controlled trial (RCT) […]

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Changes in Clinical Presentation and Renal Outcomes Among Children with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection: 2005 vs 2015.

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Recent studies have demonstrated trends of decreasing voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) utilization rates and delayed vesico-ureteral reflux (VUR) diagnosis in some children. It is possible that such delays could lead to […]

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Temporal Relationships Between Pain, Mood and Urinary Symptoms in Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (UCPPS): A MAPP Network Study.

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To determine the time-lagged, bidirectional relationships among clinical variables of pelvic pain, urinary symptoms, negative mood, non-pelvic pain and quality of life (QOL) in men and women with UCPPS, incorporating […]

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Regional Lymph Node Metastasis on PSMA PET Correlates with Decreased BCR-Free and Therapy-free Survival after Radical Prostatectomy: A Retrospective Single-Center Single-Arm Observational Study.

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To address the impact of preoperative PSMA PET (prostate specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography) findings prior to radical prostatectomy (RP) and pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) on biochemical recurrence […]

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