Ureteral meatotomy as an option in the management of primary obstructive megaureter in neonates and infants.

CONCLUSIONS: Ureteral meatotomy is a safe and effective technique in the initial treatment of POM in patients aged less than one year. PMID: 28422037 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research

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Conclusions The Ultra-Thin has a similar success rate as the 7.5–9.5F URS in the treatment of ureteric stones and is a feasible option in patients in whom a conventional URS cannot be advanced through any segment of the ureter.
Source: Arab Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusion: These results demonstrate that the bilayer SF-BC scaffold may be a promising biomaterial with good biocompatibility for urethral regeneration and could be used for numerous other types of hollow-organ tissue engineering grafts, including vascular, bladder, ureteral, bowel, and intestinal.
Source: Theranostics - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
​​BY STUART ETENGOFF, DO, &ABDULLAH ​BOKHARI​, AB, DOA 20-year-old Caucasian man presented via EMS with a chief complaint of withdrawal from ketamine and secondary complaints of abdominal pain, blood in his urine, and painful urination with urgency for two days.He said he had been using ketamine intravenously daily for the past five days, up to 35 grams over the past week. His last use was 24 hours prior to presentation to the ED. He stated that he had been using ketamine regularly for four years and that he has used it intravenously, orally, and intranasally.He reported a history of ADHD and a family hist...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
A new study adds to evidence that alpha-blockers do not expedite the passage of ureteral stones in patients who present with renal colic compared with placebo, although stone size may matter.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news
In this issue ofJAMA Internal Medicine, Meltzer and colleagues report the results of a randomized clinical trial assessing the role of an α-blocker, tamsulosin, among patients presenting to the emergency department with renal colic secondary to a ureteral stone. In the absence of indications for immediate intervention (eg, pyelonephritis, obstruction of a solitary kidney, intractable pain), a trial of conservative treatment is warran ted in this population, given that many patients will pass their stones spontaneously. However, since a number will fail conservative treatment and require a procedure for stone removal,...
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
In this randomized clinical trial, participants were randomized to treatment with either tamsulosin, 0.4 mg, or matching placebo daily for 28 days to determine if tamsulosin promotes the passage of urinary stones within 28 days among emergency department patients.
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018 Source:European Urology Supplements, Volume 17, Issue 5 Author(s): D. Chernysheva, S.V. Popov, I.N. Orlov, P.V. Vyazovtsev
Source: European Urology Supplements - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018 Source:European Urology Supplements, Volume 17, Issue 5 Author(s): J. Purvaneckas, A. Želvys
Source: European Urology Supplements - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018 Source:European Urology Supplements, Volume 17, Issue 5 Author(s): E. Demirelli, E. Öğreden, C. Bayraktar, A. Tosun, U. Oğuz
Source: European Urology Supplements - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The decrease in lasing time achieved by the Moses system does not translate into sufficient cost savings to off-set the higher cost of the laser fiber and software. PMID: 29900818 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Canadian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Can J Urol Source Type: research
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