A new study led by investigators at Cleveland Clinic calls into question the accuracy of serum creatinine when estimating kidney function of individuals who are nonweight-bearing.
A Closer Look: Harvesting a Rectal Mucosa Graft Using the Single-Port Robotic System for a Substitution Urethroplasty
Cleveland Clinic reconstructive urologists and colorectal surgeons describe a technique using the single-port robotic system to harvest a rectal mucosal graft in a patient with extensive urethral stricture disease.
Are You Attending AUA’s Virtual Experience? Don’t Miss These Presentations
AUA will host a virtual experience on June 27-28 with a full line-up of keynote lectures, clinical guidelines, semi-live surgeries and late-breaking science. Be sure to check out four cant-miss sessions featuring five Cleveland Clinic urologists.
Case Report: Complex Hernia Repair Involving Pelvic and Bladder Reconstruction
A 64-year-old man was referred to Cleveland Clinic for a second opinion on the repair of a large suprapubic hernia, complicated by the lack of a pubic symphysis. Learn how a multidisciplinary team successfully managed this challenging case.
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Advanced Practice Providers Help Boost Efficiency for Institute Physicians, Expand Access for Patients
Once APPs started practicing at the top of their licensure, they had more job satisfaction, patient wait times went down and surgeons had more time for the operating room
Urology Advanced Practice Providers Join the Front Lines
After extensive preparation, Cleveland Clinic has broadened its urology nurse practitioners’ and physician assistants’ roles to allow them to provide care independent from physicians’ practices. The result is better patient access and higher job satisfaction.
Multidisciplinary Clinic Addresses Unique Needs of Adult Myelomeningocele Patients
More children with myelomeningocele are surviving into adulthood today, and Cleveland Clinic offers a multidisciplinary clinic to help meet their unique medical needs several times a year.
Renal Transplantation Occurring Later Among Patients with Congenital Urinary Tract Disorders
An analysis of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients uncovers changing trends in renal transplantation rates among patients with congenital urinary tract disorders
Experience Shows Staged Buccal Graft Urethroplasty is Effective
Staged buccal graft urethroplasty has emerged as a reliable form of repair for difficult urethral strictures, especially
in patients with a history of hypospadias surgery or lichen sclerosus.
Management of New or Worsening Urinary Infections in Continent Urostomies/Ileocystoplasty
Discovering the cause of recurrent urinary tract infections in patients with continent diversions requires knowledge of the reservoir to identify etiology of urinary stasis