Urinary Misery: How to Help Female Patients With Persistent DysuriaIn 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.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Better Terms and Effective Strategies for Primary Care ManagementUrogynecologist 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.
Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary ComplaintsWhile 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.
Will It Pass? Will It Recur? Get Current on Kidney Stone ManagementUrologist 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 TreatmentsJustin 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.
Gender-Affirming Health CareAddressing the needs of gender-expansive patients is basic health care, yet many PCPs aren’t sure where to begin.
A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary ComplaintsThis 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 CareReproductive 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.
Urination Navigation: A Guide to Common Urinary Tract TroublesThis 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.
Muscle Invasive Bladder CancerWith at least one-quarter of bladder cancer patients presenting with deadly muscle-invasive tumors, decisions on staging and treatment are profound – yet must be made swiftly.
Clearing the Confusion Over Prostate Cancer ScreeningDoctors have backed off on routine use of the PSA test, yet prostate cancer remains the second most common fatal cancer in American men. Genitourinary oncologist Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD says that screening shouldn’t stop, it should be smarter
Managing Patients With Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries: From Stabilization to RepairUCSF Urologist Lindsay A. Hampson, MD, a specialist in genitourinary reconstruction and male incontinence, presents current guidelines on optimal care of urethral injuries.