Whole pelvic radiotherapy (WPRT) may improve treatment outcomes among patients with intermediate- or high-risk prostate cancer compared with prostate-only radiotherapy (PORT)
For patients presenting with acute ureteral colic, stone size and location should guide the decision to allow a trial of spontaneous passage or provide early surgery
Ureaplasma is a bacteria that is commonly found in people's urinary or genital tract. It is parasitic, which means it needs a host, such as a human or animal, to survive. Ureaplasma bacteria are part of the body's bacterial population, and they live in balance, without causing a problem, in most cases.
Advanced prostate cancer (PCa) is a prominent cause of cancer death in men; positron emission tomography (PET) imaging may play a relevant role in detecting metastases and thus allowing a more tailored therapy in these patients. Radioligand therapy (RLT) may also gain relevance as a treatment strategy in advanced disease.
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is an embarrassing condition that is widely underreported. It has negative impacts on a woman's social well-being and overall health. SUI can be easily diagnosed and treated through open patient-provider communication and screening measures.
PET using a gallium-labeled prostate-specific membrane antigen (68Ga-PSMA-11) as ligand accurately localizes recurrent prostate cancer
By anatomical definition, haemorrhoidal arteriovenous vascular plexuses are normal structures that surround the distal rectum and anal canal and are present from birth. Because of their rich vascular supply, highly sensitive location and tendency to engorge, haemorrhoids become symptomatic when enlarged, inflamed, thrombosed or prolapsed. Symptoms...
In a study, 94% of men with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) had erectile dysfunction
In a recent study, it has been assessed the risk of erectile dysfunction after the diagnosis of gallbladder stone disease.
Erectile dysfunction is defined as the incapability of achieving or maintaining sufficient penile erection to experience satisfactory intercourse. The prevalence of erectile dysfunction increases with age, and it mainly affects men aged >40 years. Erectile dysfunction is estimated to affect 322 million men worldwide by 2025, and erectile...