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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol Use in Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol Use in Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer affects 64,280 men and 19,450 women annually in the United States. Most are older than age 55, and the majority are older than 73, with multiple comorbid conditions. The gold standard for both muscle invasive and high-risk, non-muscle invasive bladder cancer is radical cystectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection and urinary diversion. To ensure best patient outcomes following cystectomy, most academic centers are considering the use of standardized care pathways; often, this i... Continue Reading

Filed under: Urology

Prostate Cancer and Shared Decision-Making

Prostate Cancer and Shared Decision-Making

All men are at risk for prostate cancer and one out of nine will develop the disease; age and family history influence the chance of a man developing prostat... Continue Reading

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, Practice Management/Career, Urology

Microscopic Hematuria: New AUA/SUFU Guidelines Published July 2020

Microscopic Hematuria: New AUA/SUFU Guidelines Published July 2020

A new version of the American Urologic Association (AUA)/Society of Urodynamics & Female Urology (SUFA) guideline for microhematuria has just been published... Continue Reading

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, Urology

Acute Renal Failure After Cancer Treatment

Acute Renal Failure After Cancer Treatment

Acute renal failure (ARF) in cancer patients is a dreadful complication that causes substantial morbidity and mortality. ARF is defined as a sustained and ab... Continue Reading

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, Urology

Treating the Hypertensive Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease

Treating the Hypertensive Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease

Hypertension (HTN) is present in approximately 80% to 85% of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Uncontrolled HTN is the second leading cause of kidn... Continue Reading

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