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Dr. Hu discusses the “inertia” of the transrectal approach to prostate biopsy in the US

In this videoJim C. Hu, MD, MPH, discusses the hesitancy of urologists in the US to utilize the transperineal approach to prostate biopsy over the transrectal approach. Hu is a urologic oncologist and the vice chair of clinical research at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, New York.

Urologists Explain What Actually Happens When You Hold Your Pee for Too Long

The risk of infection may be connected to the germs that may be found in the fluid that’s contained in your bladder. “We used to think urine was sterile, but now we know there’s a microbiome in urine,” says Dr. Bilal Chughtai, MD.

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Doing Good Feels Good: The Journey of an Altruistic Kidney Donor

Annie Hoffnung—a wife, mother, and chief human resources officer at a public relations firm—donated a kidney to a stranger on February 28, 2023. Considered an “altruistic donor,” she belongs to a small group of organ donors who care so much about the welfare of others that they’re willing to take significant time out of their lives and undergo surgery to save the life of someone they don’t know.

“It was something I felt I could and should do,” she says, ever since she saw an ad in...

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