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Increased Risk Of Death Following Premature Dialysis 2010-12-09

Glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a test that describes the flow rate of fluid going through the kidneys and is associated with early dialysis initiation. Current guidelines in the U.S place more emphasis on eGFR dialysis timing.…

Could Alpha-2 Integrin Be A Protein Predictor Of Tumor 2010-12-08

Mary Zutter and colleagues, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, have generated data that lead them to suggest that decreased expression of the protein alpha-2 integrin is predictive of tumor dissemination to distant sites.…

Risk Factors for Acute Prostatitis after Transrectal Biopsy 2010-12-07

We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 923 transrectal ultrasound-guided needle biopsies of the prostate in 878 patients performed at our institution from June 2004 to May 2009. …

Genetic Mutations Associated With Increased PSA And Prostate 2010-12-06

Austrian researchers have uncovered mutations throughout the mitochondrial genome that are associated with prostate cancer. An exciting aspect of the study, published by Cell Press in the American Journal of Human Genetics.…

Real-Time Tumor Metabolism With New Prostate Cancer Imaging 2010-12-01

A UCSF research collaboration with GE Healthcare has produced the first results in humans ofa new technology that promises to rapidly assess the presence and aggressiveness of prostatetumors in real time, by imaging the tumor's metabolism.…

How to Keep Prostatitis away 2010-11-26

As the winter comes, morbidity of prostate and its complications have got a trend of getting higher. The information displayed by the urology department of General Hospital of Beijing Military Region.…

Chronic Pelvic Pain Equally Troublesome in Men 2010-11-22

CHICAGO Prostatitis is used to describe almost all pelvic complaints in men, making it the most common urologic diagnosis in men younger than age 50 and the third most common in those older than 50. Frankly, its a garbage term, said Dr. J.…