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New Guidance for Reducing Medication-Related Dementia Risk in Patients With Overactive Bladder News

New Guidance for Reducing Medication-Related Dementia Risk in Patients With Overactive Bladder

This consensus paper is designed to update urologists and other healthcare providers who prescribe anticholinergics about the risks of these medications and help guide them on when to use anticholinergics and when it is appropriate to use alternatives.
Urinary Misery: How to Help Female Patients With Persistent Dysuria Video

Urinary Misery: How to Help Female Patients With Persistent Dysuria

In this resource-packed talk, urogynecologist Caitlyn E. Painter, DO, explains how to categorize causes, what to understand about urine cultures and other tests, and the latest evidence on which treatments help patients.
Focal High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer News

Focal High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

The urologic surgical oncology team has performed an average of five focal HIFU procedures a month since the device was installed last year, offering patients a new minimally invasive treatment option.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Better Terms and Effective Strategies for Primary Care Management Video

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Better Terms and Effective Strategies for Primary Care Management

Urogynecologist Caitlyn E. Painter, DO, explains why the anxiety-provoking condition requires sensitivity from providers and how they can help patients understand the problem and find a solution – from Kegels to surgery – that suits them.
New Guidance for Ethical Urinary Incontinence Care for Older Adults News

New Guidance for Ethical Urinary Incontinence Care for Older Adults

An International Continence Society working group led by UCSF urologist Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, FACS, FPM-RS, recently published a white paper that provides an ethical framework for caring for older adults with urinary incontinence.
Renal Cell Carcinoma Research Sheds New Light on Advanced Disease News

Renal Cell Carcinoma Research Sheds New Light on Advanced Disease

In a recent study, UCSF researchers found that renal cell carcinoma (RCC)with venous tumor thrombus(VTT) does not always signify metastatic disease with poor prognosis. These findings provide insight into the development of advanced RCC and may help to better inform surveillance regimens and treatment decisions and, ultimately, improve clinical outcomes.
Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary Complaints Video

Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary Complaints

While stress incontinence and overactive bladder may not be life-threatening, they can be life-diminishing. Yet, with the stepped care approach presented by urologic surgeon Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, FACS, clinicians can find a remedy to help almost any patient.
UCSF Prostate Cancer Specialist Inducted into Annual Class of “Giants of Cancer Care” News

UCSF Prostate Cancer Specialist Inducted into Annual Class of “Giants of Cancer Care”

Eric Small, MD, has been announced as one of the winners of the 10th annual Giants of Cancer Care® awards.
Precision Prostate Cancer Treatment Reduces ADT-Related Dementia Risk News

Precision Prostate Cancer Treatment Reduces ADT-Related Dementia Risk

In a new study, UCSF researchers found that cumulative androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) exposure was associated with the onset of dementia in a nationwide longitudinal registry of men with prostate cancer.
Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone Management Video

Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone Management

Urologist Justin Ahn, MD, answers crucial questions on preventing and managing kidney stone disease – a condition affecting 10% of the U.S population, with young patients increasingly at risk.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Tried-and-True Versus New Treatments Video

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Tried-and-True Versus New Treatments

Justin Ahn, MD, covers evaluation essentials for patients with signs of BPH; what to know about various medical therapies, including side effects; and the bounty of today’s surgical options.
Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Scan Can Detect Cells that Have Spread to Lymph Nodes News

Newly Approved Prostate Cancer Scan Can Detect Cells that Have Spread to Lymph Nodes

A revolutionary new diagnostic method for prostate cancer can detect prostate cancer cells that have spread to lymph nodes both inside and outside the pelvis, according to the UC San Francisco and UCLA team whose earlier work led to the test’s FDA approval.
Gender-Affirming Health Care Video

Gender-Affirming Health Care

Addressing the needs of gender-expansive patients is basic health care, yet many PCPs aren’t sure where to begin.
Hemodialysis Significantly Decreased for Patient with Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 in UCSF Study of Nedosiran News

Hemodialysis Significantly Decreased for Patient with Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 in UCSF Study of Nedosiran

Researchers at UC San Francisco reported successful compassionate use of nedosiran to dramatically reduce plasma oxalate levels in a patient with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1).
A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints Video

A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints

This presentation from urologist Michelle Van Kuiken, MD, clearly defines overactive bladder and types of urinary incontinence, then walks through the pros and cons of treatment options – from physical therapy and meds to nerve stimulation and surgery.
Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care Video

Subfertility in Male Patients: A Specialist Illuminates Diagnosis and Care

Reproductive urologist James F. Smith, MD, MS, discusses the wide range of causes for male fertility problems, from structural abnormalities, such as varicocele, to lifestyle factors, such as tobacco use, to hormonal issues, which can arise from use of common medications and supplements.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
UCSF Offers Growing Options for Focal Therapy in Prostate Cancer News

UCSF Offers Growing Options for Focal Therapy in Prostate Cancer

In its commitment to tailoring prostate cancer treatment to the needs of each patient, UC San Francisco’s Department of Urology uses focal therapy as an important option for men with clinically significant cancers that are located in one region of the prostate.
Urination Navigation: A Guide to Common Urinary Tract Troubles Video

Urination Navigation: A Guide to Common Urinary Tract Troubles

This presentation from pelvic medicine specialist Michelle E. Van Kuiken, MD, will get primary care providers up to speed on the wide range of urinary disorders, with diagnostic criteria and treatment options for overactive bladder, recurrent UTIs and vaginal prolapse, among other conditions. Bonus: how to work up microscopic hematuria.
UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique News

UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

Method is a ‘game changer’ that should become the standard of care, say UCSF researchers who validated its effectiveness.
UCSF Improving Pre-Kidney Transplant Process Document

UCSF Improving Pre-Kidney Transplant Process

Deborah B. Adey, MD Medical Director, Kidney Transplant, shares some very exciting news regarding upcoming changes to the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program.
Virtual Second Opinion for IBD Patients Now Available Document

Virtual Second Opinion for IBD Patients Now Available

Now you can schedule a virtual second-opinion consult for any patient with IBD, including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, pouchitis and IBD-undetermined.
Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic Document

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

UCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.
Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity Document

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

The UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center's capabilities include providing bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease.

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