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The Journal of urology
... we initiated a national skills assessment study focusing initially on laparoscopic skills AbstractText: Between February 2014 and March 2016 the basic laparoscopic skill of Canadian urology trainees and attending urologists was assessed using 4 standardized tasks from the AUA (American Urological Association) BLUS (Basic Laparoscopic Urological Surgery) curriculum, including peg transfer, pattern cutting, suturing and knot tying ...
Urology (4), more mentions
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews 
... open or laparoscopic surgery; new anaesthetic concerns accompany robotic assisted surgery AbstractText: To assess outcomes related to the choice of total ... TIVA) or inhalational anaesthesia for adults undergoing transabdominal robotic assisted laparoscopic gynaecological, urological or gastroenterological surgery AbstractText: We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials ... and older, of both genders, treated with transabdominal robotic assisted laparoscopic gynaecological, urological or gastroenterological surgery and focusing on outcomes of TIVA or inhalational anaesthesia AbstractText ...
Neuroscience (1), Urology (1)
Pneumoperitoneum (1), more mentions
The Journal of urology
We identify the currently available training models for urological surgery, their status of validation and the evidence behind each model AbstractText ... validation studies were identified pertaining to training models in endourology (63), laparoscopic surgery (17), robot-assisted surgery (8) and open urological surgery (6), with a total of 55 models ...
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
AbstractText: 316 Background: Radical cystectomy (RC) is the standard treatment for patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer. RC is associated with more post-op complications and longer length of stay (LOS) after surgery than other urologic procedures. There is little information about peri-op pathways in the urologic literature. This study investigates practice patterns of urologists in the United States ...
Oncology (5), Infectious Diseases (1)
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms (3), more mentions
AbstractText: Use of robotic surgery has increased in urological practice over the last decade. However, the use, outcomes, and costs of robotic nephrectomy are unknown AbstractText: To examine the trend in use of robotic-assisted operations for radical nephrectomy in the United States and to compare the perioperative outcomes and costs with laparoscopic radical nephrectomy AbstractText: This retrospective cohort study ...
Kidney Disease (1)
Kidney Diseases (1), more mentions
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
From culdoscopy to peritoneoscopy: a century of advancement in laparoscopy for minimal-access surgery in gynaecology..
The Journal of urology
... that laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy could compete with abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse repair AbstractText: This randomized, controlled trial was done to compare laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy and abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse repair in women referred to our tertiary Department of Urology for symptomatic stage 2 or greater pelvic organ prolapse ...
Urology (1)
Pelvic Organ Prolapse (8), Prolapse (1), more mentions
European urology 
... see if people with bacteria in their urine but without symptoms of urinary tract infection should be treated with antibiotics to eliminate bacteria. For most people, treatment was not beneficial and may be harmful. Antibiotic treatment did appear to benefit women in pregnancy and those about to undergo urological surgery Keyword: Antibiotic treatment. Keyword: Asymptomatic bacteriuria. Keyword: Urinary tract infection.
Infectious Diseases (4), Urology (4), Endocrine Disorders (1)
Bacteriuria (3), Urinary Tract Infections (3), Infections (1), more mentions
9. Validation of the AUA BLUS Tasks.  
Date: 06/15/2016
The Journal of urology
AbstractText: Standardized assessment of laparoscopic skill in urology is lacking. We investigated whether the AUA (American Urological Association) BLUS (Basic Laparoscopic Urologic Skills) skill tasks are valid to address this need AbstractText ... institutional review board approved study included 27 medical students, 42 urology residents, 18 fellows and 37 faculty urologists across 8 sites.
Urology (3), more mentions
The Journal of urology
... the risk of opioid dependence or overdose among patients undergoing urological surgery and to identify risk factors of opioid dependence or overdose AbstractText: We retrospectively reviewed data on urological surgery from 2007 to 2011 ... performed to identify predictors of opioid dependence or overdose following urological surgery AbstractText: Overall 675,527 patients underwent urological surgery, of whom 0.09% were diagnosed with opioid dependence or overdose ...
Neuroscience (2), Pain Management (1)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2), Depressive Disorder (2), Substance-Related Disorders (1), more mentions
European urology
No guidance specific for procedure and patient factors exists in urology AbstractText: To inform estimates of absolute risk of symptomatic VTE and bleeding requiring reoperation in urological non-cancer surgery AbstractText: We searched for contemporary observational studies and estimated the ... VTE or bleeding requiring reoperation in the 4 wk after urological surgery.
Oncology (3), Urology (2), Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Neoplasms (3), Venous Thromboembolism (2), Prolapse (1), more mentions
European urology
... To provide estimates of the baseline risk of symptomatic VTE and bleeding requiring reoperation in urological cancer surgery AbstractText: We identified contemporary observational studies reporting symptomatic VTE or bleeding after urological procedures ... and bleeding AbstractText: Clinicians often give blood thinners to patients to prevent blood clots after surgery for urological cancer.
Oncology (4), Cardiovascular Diseases (2), Urology (1)
Urologic Neoplasms (4), Venous Thromboembolism (2), Thrombosis (1), more mentions
European urology
... for future clinical trials AbstractText: A comprehensive systematic MEDLINE search was performed for English language reports published before May 2015 using the terms "postoperative period," "postoperative care," "enhanced recovery after surgery," "enhanced recovery," "accelerated recovery," "fast track recovery," "recovery program," "recovery pathway", "ERAS," and "urology" or "cystectomy" or "urologic surgery.
Urology (1), Infectious Diseases (1)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (1), more mentions
The Journal of urology
PURPOSE: We quantified the underestimation of hospital readmission rates that can occur with institutional databases and the incidence of care fragmentation among patients undergoing urological oncology procedures in a nationally representative database. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The 2013 Nationwide Readmissions Database was queried for patients undergoing prostatectomy, cystectomy, nephroureterectomy, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for urological malignancies. Nationally representative 30 and 90-day readmission and care fragmentation rates were calculated for all procedures. Readmission rates with and without nonindex hospital readmissions were compared with Pearson's chi-square test. Multivariable logistic regression models were used to identify predictors of care fragmentation at 90-day followup. RESULTS: For all surgical procedures readmission rates were consistently underestimated by 17% to 29% at 90-day followup. The rates of care fragmentation among readmitted patients were similar for all procedures, ranging from 24% to 34% at 90-day followup. Overall 1 in 4 readmitted patients would not be captured in institutional databases and 1 in 3 readmitted patients experienced care fragmentation. Multivariable models did not identify a predictor of care fragmentation that was consistent across all procedures. CONCLUSIONS: The high rate of underestimation of readmission rates across all urological oncology procedures highlights the importance of linking institutional and payer claims databases to provide more accurate estimates of perioperative outcomes and health care utilization. The high rate of care fragmentation across all procedures emphasizes the need for future efforts to understand the clinical relevance of care fragmentation in patients with urological malignancies, and to identify patients at risk along with potentially modifiable risk factors for care fragmentation.
Oncology (3), more mentions
The Journal of urology
Re: Evaluation and Establishment of a Ward-Based Geriatric Liaison Service for Older Urological Surgical Patients: Proactive Care of Older People Undergoing Surgery (POPS)-Urology..
Urology (2), more mentions
The Journal of urology
Re: Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery in Academic Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Urology Practice in the Setting of the Food and Drug Administration Public Health Notifications..
Urology (2)
Pelvic Organ Prolapse (2), more mentions
European urology
Risk of Bleeding Versus Venous Thromboembolism in Urological Surgery-Finding the Right Balance Is Not Always Easy!.
Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Venous Thromboembolism (2), more mentions
The Journal of urology
Re: Hospital-Level Variation in the Quality of Benign Inpatient Urologic Surgery..
The Journal of urology
Re: Nephron-Sparing Surgery across a Nation-Outcomes from the British Association of Urological Surgeons 2012 National Partial Nephrectomy Audit..
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England) 
Future research should be carried out in surgery specialties for which only limited data were found, including neurological, gynaecological, oral and maxillofacial, urology, colorectal and orthopaedics surgery (for any outcome); breast surgery and upper gastrointestinal (development of haematoma); and cardiothoracic heart or lung surgery (reoperation rates. In addition, studies need to use adequate sample sizes, to blind participants and outcome ...
Urology (1)
Seroma (4), Air Embolism (1), more mentions
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