The Kidney-Transplant Waiting List and the Opioid Crisis. Dr. Jeffrey Veale's commentary on the manifestations of the national opioid crisis on kidney transplantation published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Since the inception of the United Network for Organ Sharing in 1987, the number of patients awaiting a kidney transplant in the United States has increased greatly. However, there has been a recent decrease in the number of waiting-list candidates. Article in the NEJM (PDF) >
A study by a multidisciplinary team of UCLA physicians, led by Dr. Leonard Marks, professor of urology, shows that a more effective method for detecting prostate cancer includes biopsy guided by magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, used together with the traditional method increases the rate of prostate cancer detection. UCLA Newsroom >
Los Angeles Magazine has published its annual list of “Top Doctors” in Los Angeles, and eight UCLA Urology physicians have been recognized in the 2019 guide as among the city’s best doctors.
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