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Focal One focused ultrasound (HIFU) device secures FDA 510(k) clearance for the ablation of prostate tissue.- EDAP TMS SA.

EDAP TMS SA a global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for...

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Sutent improves survival in renal cell carcimoma patients who can avoid surgery. Pfizer.

Data from the Phase III CARMENA trial evaluating Sutent (sunitinib) from Pfizer Inc. showed that patients with renal cell carcinoma...

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NICE does not recommend Zytiga plus ADT and prednisone as first line therapy in metastatic prostate cancer.- Janssen.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidelines rejecting the use of Zytiga (abiraterone acetate), from...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Fabry Disease

Fabry Disease

Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

How can you balance the harmful effects of treatment with control of prostate cancer growth in otherwise healthy patients?

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Penile Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on Penile Cancer provides up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of penile squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

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Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction

These guidelines include four sections:
- erectile dysfunction (ED)
- premature ejaculation (PE)
- penile curvature
- priapism.

Added 2 years ago

Guidelines on Primary Urethral Carcinoma

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Group on Muscle-invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer has prepared these guidelines to deliver current evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Silodosin 8 mg improves benign prostatic obstruction in Caucasian patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic enlargement: results from an explorative clinical study.

To preliminary investigate the effects of silodosin 8 mg once daily on obstruction urodynamic parameters and subjective symptoms in Caucasian patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic enlargement.

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Tolvaptan in the treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: patient selection and special considerations.

Standard of care therapies for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) may limit morbidity and mortality due to disease-related complications, but they do not delay disease progression.

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Is the light at the end of the tunnel nigh? A review of ADPKD focusing on the burden of disease and tolvaptan as a new treatment.

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) causes pathological cystic changes to the kidney and is characterized by numerous renal and systemic manifestations.

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Clinical trials

Study of abiraterone acetate plus ADT versus apalatumide versus abiraterone and apalatumide in patients with advanced prostate cancer with non-castrate testosterone levels

Evaluation of the activity, safety and patients reported outcome of ADT plus abiraterone, abiraterone plus APALUTAMIDE (a second-generation antiandrogen) or APALUTAMIDE alone in hormone naïve locally advanced...

Added 1 year ago

Olaparib with or without cediranib in treating patients with metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer

This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without cediranib works in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

Added 1 year ago

Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer

PART I - Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer
The goal of this clinical study PART I is to determine impact of radiotherapy treatment in combination with...

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

My Urology Doc

Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 3 years ago

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

CME

Management of nocturnal enuresis

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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