Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified distinct differences in both bacterial and fungal species among women with and without overactive bladder, suggesting the potential for new approaches to treatment.Read More
Robotic Radical Prostatectomy in Patients With a Hostile Surgical Abdomen
Excessive scar tissue in the abdomen has historically excluded patients from prostate surgery, owing to their higher risk of bowel injury. But a new technique is changing this paradigm.
Who Should Have a Radical Nephrectomy in This Era?
There’s nothing more controversial in the field of localized kidney cancer than decisions about who should get a partial and who should get a radical nephrectomy,” remarks Steven Campbell, MD, PhD, Chair of the AUA Renal Mass Guideline Panel and Vice Chairman of Urology at Cleveland Clinic.
AI-Generated R.E.N.A.L.+ Score Surpasses Traditional Methods for Prediction of Oncologic Outcomes
An artificial intelligence-generated R.E.N.A.L.+ score — developed by a team of researchers at Cleveland Clinic — proves superior to the traditional scoring system for the prediction of renal oncologic outcomes.
Rethinking Creatinine to Estimate Kidney Function in Nonweight-Bearing Individuals
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.
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Yes, Vasectomies May Actually Have Risen Since SCOTUS Ruling
The number of men seeking vasectomies appears to have risen following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning Roe v. Wade, according to new Cleveland Clinic findings that reinforce previous anecdotal reports.
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.
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Is Producing a High Percentage of Urology Residents
A new study, not affiliated with Cleveland Clinic, finds that Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine produced the highest percentage of medical students who elected to enter urology and match into the field over a five-year-period (2016-2021). Residency Program Director Steven Campbell, MD, PhD, comments.
Machine Learning Could Change Management for Patients With Overactive Bladder
Urologists at Cleveland Clinic have found a new application for machine learning within their field, and they’re using it to improve shared decision making in the treatment of a common urologic diagnosis: overactive bladder.
Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation Offers Hope to Prepubescent Males at Risk for Infertility
Fertility preservation is currently not an option for prepubescent males who are undergoing gonadotoxic treatment or who have an infertility-causing disease, as they are unable to provide a semen sample. A team of Cleveland Clinic urologists and pediatric oncologists is hoping to change this.
From Staging to Surgery: How Innovation Is Customizing Urologic Care
From developing new ways to screen for and treat genitourinary cancers to leveraging robotic and artificial intelligence platforms — our experts are transforming how urologic conditions are diagnosed and treated.