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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Urology and Nephrology

Urology and Nephrology current awareness bulletin

Frequency: Bi-monthly

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July 2024

Acquired cystic disease-associated renal cell carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.clgc.2024.02.001

Complications of immuno-oncology care: what urologist should know 10.1111/bju.16310

Cutting back on low-value health care practices supports sustainable kidney care 10.1016/j.kint.2023.12.022  

The dynamics and outcomes of AKI progression during the COVID-19 pandemic 10.1111/nep.14297 

Effects of rare kidney diseases on kidney failure: a longitudinal analysis of the UK National Registry of Rare Kidney Diseases (RaDaR) cohort 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02843-X

Ejaculation frequency and prostate cancer risk: a narrative review of current evidence 10.1016/j.clgc.2024.01.015

The impact of kidney stone disease on quality of life in high-risk stone formers 10.1111/bju.16294 

Management of urinary incontinence in females by primary care providers: a systematic review 10.1111/bju.16234 

Membranous urethral length and urinary incontinence following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1111/bju.16170 

Minimally invasive surgical therapies for benign prostatic hyperplasia in the geriatric population: a systematic review 10.1002/pros.24717 

Perspectives on technology: single-use catheters – evidence and environmental impact 10.1111/bju.16313 

Post-prostatectomy incontinence: a guideline of guidelines 10.1111/bju.16233 

Predicting the risks of kidney failure and death in adults with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease: multinational, longitudinal, population based, cohort study 10.1136/bmj-2023-078063

The prevalence of impostor phenomenon and its association with burnout amongst urologists 10.1111/bju.16301

A review of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis classification with a focus on genetic associations 10.1016/j.xkme.2024.100826

Single-cell lineage tracing approaches to track kidney cell development and maintenance 10.1016/j.kint.2024.01.045

Summary of the 2024 update of the European Association of Urology guidelines on neurourology 10.1016/j.eururo.2024.03.026

Update and summary of the European Association of Urology/European Society of Paediatric Urology paediatric guidelines on vesicoureteral reflux in children 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.12.005


BJU International (May-Jun); BMJ, The (15th Apr); Clinical Genitourinary Cancer (Jun); European Urology (May-Jun); Kidney International (Jun); Kidney Medicine (Jun); Lancet, The (30th Mar-5th Apr); Nephrology (May-Jun); Prostate, The (Jul)

May 2024

Atlas of intracorporeal orthotopic neobladder techniques after robot-assisted radical cystectomy and systematic review of clinical outcomes 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.11.017

Bladder trauma: a guideline of the guidelines 10.1111/bju.16236

Clinicopathological characteristics and predictors of outcome of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis: a retrospective study 10.1186/s12882-024-03532-y

Consensus recommendations on fasting during Ramadan for patients with kidney disease: review of available evidence and a call for action (RaK Initiative) 10.1186/s12882-024-03516-y

Effect of multidisciplinary care on diabetic kidney disease: a retrospective cohort study 10.1186/s12882-024-03550-w

Health-related quality of life after a diagnosis of bladder cancer: a longitudinal survey over the first year 10.1111/bju.16242  

Management of kidney transplant recipients for primary care practitioners 10.1186/s12882-024-03504-2

Management of lymph node-positive penile cancer: a systematic review 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.04.018

Methodological rigour in preclinical urology: a systematic review reporting research quality over a 14-year period 10.1111/bju.16171  

Off-clamp vs on-clamp robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1111/bju.16250  

Post-prostatectomy anastomotic stenosis: systematic review and meta-analysis of endoscopic treatment 10.1111/bju.16141

Prostate-specific membrane antigen–targeted therapies for prostate cancer: towards improving therapeutic outcomes 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.11.018

Rate and reasons for peritoneal dialysis dropout following haemodialysis to peritoneal dialysis switch: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1186/s12882-024-03542-w

The stuck haemodialysis catheter—a case report of a rare but dreaded complication following kidney transplantation 10.1186/s12882-024-03507-z

Tranexamic acid for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: an abridged Cochrane review 10.1111/bju.16244  

Uric acid in predicting the traumatic rhabdomyolysis induced acute kidney injury; a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1186/s12882-024-03509-x

Urinary function in female patients after traditional, organ-sparing and nerve-sparing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a systematic review and pooled analysis 10.1111/bju.16152


BJU International (Mar-Apr); BMC Nephrology (Mar); European Urology (Mar-Apr)

March 2024

Benefit finding in chronic kidney disease patients receiving hemodialysis DOI: 10.1186/s12882-024-03480-7

COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfad170

Detrusor relaxing agents for neurogenic detrusor overactivity DOI: 10.1111/bju.16142

The efficacy and safety of metastasis-directed therapy in patients with prostate cancer DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.10.012

European Association of Urology guidelines on muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer: summary of the 2023 guidelines DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.08.016

Gender-affirming care in urology: emergency care of the gender-affirming surgical patient—what the primary urologist needs to know DOI: 10.1111/bju.16249

Haemorrhagic cystitis: a review of management strategies and emerging treatments DOI: 10.1111/bju.16140

The impact of body mass index on oncological and surgical outcomes of patients undergoing nephrectomy DOI: 10.1111/bju.16103

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy vs retrograde intrarenal surgery for renal stones: a Cochrane Review DOI: 10.1111/bju.16220

Poly(adenosine diphosphate-ribose) polymerase inhibitor combinations in first-line metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer setting DOI: 10.1111/bju.16130

Primary cilia and actin regulatory pathways in renal ciliopathies DOI: 10.3389/fneph.2023.1331847

Primary whole-gland ablation for the treatment of clinically localized prostate cancer: a Focal Therapy Society best practice statement DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.06.013

Recommended calcium intake in adults and children with chronic kidney disease—a European consensus statement DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfad185

The role of 99mTc‐sestamibi single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography in the diagnostic pathway for renal masses DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.07.013

The role of BAFF and APRIL in IgA nephropathy: pathogenic mechanisms and targeted therapies DOI: 10.3389/fneph.2023.1346769

Topical corticosteroids for treating phimosis in boys (updated Cochrane intervention review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008973.pub3

Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts for adults with hepatorenal syndrome (new Cochrane intervention review) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011039.pub2

Sources used: BJU International (Dec, Jan, Feb); BMC Nephrology (Feb); Cochrane Library (Jan-Feb); European Urology (Dec, Jan, Feb); Frontiers in Nephrology (Jan, Feb); Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Feb)