Topic: Men’s Health

Testosterone Replacement and Focal Therapy

Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH, reviews the literature surrounding the safety of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) following prostate cancer treatment, including after brachytherapy, EBRT, and radical prostatectomy (RP). He also discusses the concept of bipolar androgen therapy (BAT) and the importance of TRT for erectile preservation post-RP.

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FDUS 2018 – Next Generation in Biomarkers

M. Scott Lucia, MD, led the “Next Generation in Biomarkers” session at the Future Directions in Urology Symposium (FDUS) 2018. These consensus statements represent a comprehensive analysis of current issues, challenges, and advancements in urology from a panel of international experts.

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FDUS 2018-Next Generation Developments in Bladder Cancer

Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA, and Michael S. Cookson, MD, led the “Next Generation Developments in Bladder Cancer” session at the Future Directions in Urology Symposium (FDUS) 2018. These consensus statements represent a comprehensive analysis of current issues, challenges, and advancements in urology from a panel of international experts.

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2018 Update on Peyronie’s Disease: What’s Around the Bend

Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH, a panel member for the 2015 American Urological Association (AUA) Peyronie’s disease (PD) guidelines, discusses the prevalence of PD and its correlation to low testosterone. Furthermore, he summarizes the AUA statements on intralesional injections, penile stretching devices, and surgical options. He explains future directions in this setting, as well, including data from animal models testing platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells.

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Management of Renal Trauma

Rodrigo Donalisio da Silva, MD urges urologists to manage blunt and penetrating renal trauma conservatively. He uses the 2017 American Urological Association (AUA) Urotrauma guidelines to outline this conservative approach, specifically when to perform diagnostic imaging with intravenous (IV) contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT), non-invasive management strategies, proper injury classification, and when it is necessary to intervene.

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