“Spot on” evidence-based urological nursing care

New research and developments

With this column, the EAUN SIG Groups want to put the spotlight on recent publications in their field of interest. This month’s articles have been carefully chosen because of the scientific value from PubMed and other sources and represent different methods and approaches in research and development in urological nursing care.

We hope this initiative will have your attention and continuously provide information on “spot-on” urological nursing care. If you would like to inform us and your colleagues about new initiatives or exiting developments in one of the special interest fields you can contact us using the email addresses below.

Best regards

Bente Thoft Jensen, Chair
EAUN Special Interest Group – Bladder Cancer

Louisa Fleure, Chair
EAUN Special Interest Group – Prostate Cancer

Jeannette Verkerk, Chair
EAUN Special Interest Group – Sexual Health

Stefano Terzoni, Chair
EAUN Special Interest Group – Continence

Selected from PubMed and other sources: 

Bladder cancer
This article is the first to provide the bladder cancer community with long-term results on the efficacy of prehabilitation in MIBC pathways. This is a major breakthrough for continuously optimizing the care pathway and patient outcome:
• Thoft Jensen B, Bjerggaard Jensen J. One-Year Follow-Up after Multimodal Prehabilitation Interventions in Radical Cystectomy. Cancers. 2023; 15(24):5785. PDF download: https://www.mdpi.com/20726694/15/24/5785

The two following well-performed reviews articles are recommended to bladder cancer nurses with current practice who would like to be updated:
• Joensen UN, Maibom SL, Poulsen AM. Surgical Management of Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: A Review of Current Recommendations. Semin OncolNurs. 2021 Feb;37(1):151104. doi:10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151104. Epub 2021 Feb 2.PMID:33541734 Review.  Objective: To provide a narrative overview of contemporary surgical management of muscle invasive bladder cancer with focus on radical cystectomy and urinary tract reconstruction. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33541734/

• Hansen TTD, Omland LH, von Heymann A, Johansen C, Clausen MB, Suetta C, Pappot H, Rafn BS. Development of Sarcopenia in Patients With Bladder Cancer: A Systematic Review. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2021 Feb;37(1):151108. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151108. Epub 2021 Jan 8.PMID: 33431235 Review. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33431235/

The first study within bladder cancer using a ‘trials within cohorts’ study design:
• Russell B, Leech P, Wylie H, Moss CL, Haire A, Enting D, Amery S, Chatterton K, Khan MS, Thurairaja R, Nair R, Malde S, Smith K, Gillett C, Josephs D, Pintus E, Rudman S, Hughes S, Relton C and Van Hemelrijck M (2024) A cohort profile of the Graham Roberts study cohort. Front. Oncol. 13:1334183. doi:10.3389/ fonc.2023.1334183 https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/oncology/ articles/10.3389/fonc.2023.1334183/full

• Werneburg GT. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Current Challenges and Future Prospects. Res Rep Urol. 2022 Apr 4;14:109-133. doi: 10.2147/ RRU.S273663. PMID: 35402319; PMCID: PMC8992741. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35402319/
• Gajdács M, Ábrók M, Lázár A, Burián K. Increasing relevance of Gram-positive cocci in urinary tract infections: a 10-year analysis of their prevalence and resistance trends. Sci Rep. 2020 Oct 19;10(1):17658. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-74834-y. PMID: 33077890; PMCID: PMC7573585. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33077890/
• Pan J-H, Tsai Y-S, Cheng Y-S, Chang C-M, Wang K-Y, Hu F-W. A feasibility study of urinary catheter removal protocol following transurethral prostatectomy procedure in older patients. Int J Urol Nurs. 2023;17(3):199-206. doi:10.1111/ijun.12369 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ijun.12369
• Jack I. Pardo, Vicente R. Solà, Andrea A. Morales. Treatment of female stress urinary incontinence with Erbium-YAG laser in non-ablative mode. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2016;204:1-4. ISSN 0301-2115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j. ejogrb.2016.06.031.

• Konrad M. Szymanski, Aaron E. Carroll, Rosalia Misseri, Courtney M. Moore, Bridget A. Hawryluk, Sarah E. Wiehe. Building a prototype of a continence goal-selection tool for children with spina bifida: Patient, parental and urology provider recommendations. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2023;19(4):404. e1-404.e10. ISSN 1477-5131 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2023.03.014. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1477513123000979

• Sinha S, Hamid R, Chartier-Kastler EJ, Del Popolo G, Denys P, Haslam C, Panicker JN, Sloane K, Vasudeva P, Vrijens DMJ, Braschi E. The International Continence Society (ICS) survey on intermittent catheterization and global practices with regard to the reuse of catheters. Continence 2023;6:100597. ISSN 2772-9737. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cont.2023.100597. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2772973723000255
• Roberts B, Tanner JP, Salemi J, Wyman AM. Predictors of patient response to cystourethro scopy with hydrodistention for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: Does BMI matter? Continence. 2023;6:100596. ISSN 2772-9737. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cont.2023.100596. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/ S2772973723000243
• Croghan SM, Malcolm R, Flood HD, Mealing S, Avey B, Leonard G, Wright J, Davis NF, Walsh MT. Cost-effectiveness of a novel urethral catheter safety device in preventing catheterization injuries in the UK. Journal of Medical Economics 2024;27(1):154 164. DOI: 10.1080/13696998.2023.2298121 https://doi.org/10.1080/13696998.2023.2298121

Prostate Cancer
• Pekala, K.R., Shill, D.K., Austria, M. et al. Shared decision-making before prostate cancer screening decisions. Nat Rev Urol (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-023-00840-0
• Silva, P. A. L. D., & Lima, A. F. C. (2023). Direct costs of treating men with prostate cancer with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P, 57, e20230132. https://doi.org/10.1590/1980-220X-REEUSP-2023 0132en
• Young, K., Xiong, T., Pfisterer, K. J., Ng, D., Jiao, T., Lohani, R., Nunn, C., Bryant-Lukosius, D., Rendon, R., Berlin, A., Bender, J., Brown, I., Feifer, A., Gotto, G., Cafazzo, J. A., & Pham, Q. (2023). A qualitative study on healthcare professional and patient perspectives on nurse-led virtual prostate cancer survivorship care. Communications medicine, 3(1), 159. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43856-023-00387-6
• Pfisterer, K. J., Lohani, R., Janes, E., Ng, D., Wang, D., Bryant-Lukosius, D., Rendon, R., Berlin, A., Bender, J., Brown, I., Feifer, A., Gotto, G., Saha, S., Cafazzo, J. A., & Pham, Q. (2023). An Actionable Expert-System Algorithm to Support Nurse-Led Cancer Survivorship Care: Algorithm Development Study. JMIR cancer, 9, e44332. https://doi.org/10.2196/44332
• Clinckaert, A., Schreurs, L., Wouters, L., Everaerts, W., & De Cock, D. (2023). “Keep It Short and Simple”: Perceptions of patients and healthcare professionals on the use of a mobile health app in the care for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. BJUI compass, 5(1), 150–158. https://doi.org/10.1002/bco2.270
• Dodkins, J., Cook, A., Morris, M., Nossiter, J., Prust, S., Waller, S., van der Meulen, J., Aggarwal, A., Clarke, N., & Payne, H. A. (2023). Organisation and delivery of supportive services for patients with prostate cancer in the National Health Service in England and Wales: a national cross-sectional hospital survey and latent class analysis. BMJ open, 13(11), e071674. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-071674
• Spitz, A., Floyd, R., Sutton, J., & Gardner, L. (2023). Practical Guidance on [177Lu]Lu-PSMA-617 Treatment, Including Radiation Safety, Adverse Event Monitoring, and Patient Counseling. Clinical journal of oncology nursing, 27(5), 539–547. https://doi.org/10.1188/23.CJON.539-547

Sexual Health
• Kiliç D, Armstrong HL, Graham CA. The Role of Mutual Masturbation within Relationships: Associations with Sexual Satisfaction and Sexual Self-Esteem. Int J of Sexual Health. 2023;35(4):495-514. doi:10.1080/19317611.2023. 2237950. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19 317611.2023.2237950?src=exp-mr
• Shechter A, Mondaini N, Serefoglu EC, Gollan T, Deutsch F, Appel B, et all. A novel on-demand therapy for lifelong premature ejaculation using a miniature transperineal electrical stimulator—the vPatch: an as-treated analysis. JSM. 2023;20(1):22–29. doi:10.1093/jsxmed/qdac012. https://doi.org/10.1093/jsxmed/qdac012
• Raaij J van, Janssen PKC. The rs6296 polymorphism in the 5-HT1b receptor in Dutch men with lifelong premature ejaculation: a genetic case-control association study. JSM. 2023; qdad159. Doi: 10.1093/jsxmed/qdad159. https://doi.org/10.1093/jsxmed/qdad159
• Osadchiy V, Eleswarapu SV. Endocrine disruptors and male sexual health. JSM. 2024;21(1)1–3. doi: 10.1093/jsxmed/qdad126. https://doi.org/10.1093/jsxmed/qdad126
• Geelhoed JP, Jong IJ de, Beck JJH. Treatment of acute phase of Peyronie’s disease with tamoxifen and vardenafil/tadalafil off label. TvU. 2024;14;15-20. Doi: 10.1007/s13629-023-00416-y. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13629-023-00416-y
• Cellek S, Megson M, IigM, Ralph DJ. A combination of phosphodiesterasetype5inhibitor and tamoxifen for acute Peyronie’s disease: the first clinical signals. JSM. 2023;20(8);1057-1059. doi:10.1093/jsxmed/ qdad083. https://doi.org/10.1093/jsxmed/qdad083
• Renterghem K van, Jorissen C, Huele A van. Penile length changes after penile implant surgery. JSM. 2023;20(12);1364-1366. doi: 10.1093/jsxmed/ qdad125. https://doi.org/10.1093/jsxmed/qdad125