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Editorial: ‘Discontent is the first necessity of progress’, Thomas A. Edison

This study from Kaag et al. [1] investigates predictors of renal functional decline after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). They evaluate early (2 months) and late (6 months) predictors of renal functional decline, finding that on a multivariable model only age at surgery and preoperative renal function were independently associated […]

Editorial: Accepting the positive results of unconventional methods

It is sometimes difficult to accept the results of a study based on a concept that is unfamiliar, involves unknown physiological mechanisms, or shows results that defy rational explanation. Remote ischaemic preconditioning (RIPC) is probably not a familiar topic to most urologists and, admittedly, was not familiar to this reviewer until now. Yet the authors, […]

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