Nocturia Jeffrey P. Weiss, M.D., Anthony Atala, M.D., Eric S. Rovner, M.D. and Gopal H. Badlani, M.D. Interpret a voiding diary in a patient with nocturia. Cite the etiology and causes of nocturnal enuresis (NE). Manage a patient with NE, based on the underlying cause, age of the patient, and goals of the patient and family. Demonstrate proper technique for intravesical injection of onabotulinumtoxinA for detrusor overactivity. Design a behavioral treatment plan for a patient with nocturia, based on the patient’s medical history and cognitive and physical capabilities.
The Mesh Controversy Howard B. Goldman, M.D. and Mickey M. Karram, M.D. Critically evaluate statements made by the Food and Drug Administration about vaginal mesh. Select candidates for vaginal mesh repairs and counsel them appropriately. Practice adequate dissection and cystoscopic follow-up assessment in patients treated with vaginal mesh. Recognize subtle and overt signs and symptoms of obstruction, exposure, and other complications after mesh repairs. Diagnose and manage a patient in whom mesh repair has failed.
Testosterone Supplementation/Postsurgical Problems John Mulhall, M.D. and Rafael E. Carrion, M.D. Counsel patients about the risks and benefits of testosterone supplementation after treatment for prostate cancer (PC). Discuss the prognosis of PC in hypogonadal men. Design a penile rehabilitation program for a patient after RP. Critique recent large studies of hosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors for penile rehabilitation. Manage acute and latent surgical site infections inpatients with implanted penile prostheses.
Management of the Overactive Bladder Jerry G. Blaivas, M.D., Jeffrey P. Weiss and Howard B. Goldman, M.D. Interpret a voiding diary and patient-reported outcome instruments in a patient with OAB. Sketch a treatment algorithm for OAB. Counsel a patient with refractory OAB about the side effects and benefits of available treatments. Integrate posterior tibial nerve stimulation into an office practice. Implant a sacral neuromodulation unit.
Pediatric Urology John W. Brock III, M.D. and Michael Ritchey, M.D. List the advantages and disadvantages of prenatal ultrasonography for detection of fetal anomalies. Trace the history of improvements in surgical, postoperative, and psychologic care of patients with anomalies of the urinary tract. Provide immediate postnatal care and arrange appropriate referrals for an infant with cloacal exstrophy (CE). Discuss options for management of fecal and urinary continence and sexual identity in patients with CE. Manage the care of a young adult with a history of pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma or Wilms tumor.
Prostate Cancer: Therapies and Bone Disease Neal Shore, M.D., Daniel Petrylak, M.D. and Matthew R. Smith, M.D., Ph.D. Describe the advantages of immunotherapy over other treatments for advanced prostate cancer (PC). Summarize approved treatments and therapies currently in development for treatment of advanced PC. Design a treatment plan for a patient with castration-resistant PC. Manage side effects in a patient undergoing immune-, chemo-, or radiotherapy for advanced PC. Recommend therapy for a patient with PC at risk for bone metastases.
Changes and Trends David C. Beyer, M.D., Ronald K. Loo, M.D. and George W. Drach, M.D. Trace the process by which the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is developed annually. List the elements of urologic practice that must be implemented in 2013 to avoid penalties. Sketch a treatment algorithm for a patient with hematuria based on his or her risk factors. Discuss the unique biology of geriatric urologic patients. Prepare a preoperative checklist for assessment of geriatric patients contemplating urologic surgical procedures.
Erectile Dysfunction Mitchell H. Sokoloff, M.D., John Mulhall, M.D. and Ryan Terlecki, M.D. Summarize the causes of and treatments for ED. Diagnose a patient with suspected venous leak (VL). Compare the indications and benefits of emerging treatments for VL. Consider the medication list and the relevant comorbidities when designing a treatment plan for a patient with decreased libido. Critically appraise the risks and limitations of nutraceutical treatments for decreased libido.
Oncology Update Mitchell H. Sokoloff, M.D., Mathew C. Raynor, M.D. and Mary Dunn, R.N. Create a flowchart displaying first-line and alternative treatments for each stage of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Compare the mechanisms of action and side effects of targeted agents for treatment of stage IV RCC. Practice surgical techniques designed to preserve postoperative renal function in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy (PN). Describe the risks and benefits of emerging surgical techniques currently being investigated for treatment of patients requiring PN. Inaugurate a survivorship program for patients with testicular cancer.
Questions and Controversies Alberto Morales, M.D., Laurence Klotz, M.D., Toby C. Chai, M.D. and Thomas J. Pshak, M.D. Consider the contributions of lifestyle and medical comorbidities and interpret testosterone assays when assessing a patient with symptoms of hypogonadism. Conduct a frank discussion about testosterone replacement with a patient with prostate cancer and hypogonadism. Discuss the value of urodynamic testing in women with a positive stress test who present for primary surgical treatment of incontinence. Manage anticoagulant medications in the perioperative period for a patient undergoing a urologic procedure. Summarize the findings of randomized studies investigating methods of wound creation and skin closure.
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