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    Recent Pathophysiological Aspects of Peyronie's Disease: Role of Free Radicals, Rationale, and Therapeutic Implications for Antioxidant Treatment-Literature Review.
    Adv Urol 2017 4;2017:4653512. Epub 2017 Jul 4.
    Department of Urology, Andrology Center, San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy.
    Peyronie's disease (PD) is a chronic inflammation of tunica albuginea of the corpora cavernosa that causes an inelastic plaque resulting in penis deformation. Although its etiology is not completely known, there is general consensus that PD is genetically transmitted and secondary to penile trauma. In recent years, numerous studies demonstrated the role played by oxidative stress in PD pathogenesis, and other studies have described successful use of antioxidants in PD treatment. Read More

    The Persistence of Silodosin Monotherapy and the Reasons for Withdrawal from Treatment of Previously Untreated Japanese Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Suggestive of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
    Adv Urol 2017 13;2017:4842025. Epub 2017 Jun 13.
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.
    Objectives: The persistence of silodosin and the reasons for withdrawal from treatment of previously untreated Japanese patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH) were evaluated in real-life clinical practice.

    Methods: A total of 81 previously untreated Japanese patients diagnosed with LUTS/BPH were treated with silodosin monotherapy and prospectively followed for 4 years. The persistence rate was estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method. Read More

    A Study of Patients with Primary Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumors Treated Using Multimodal Therapy.
    Adv Urol 2017 28;2017:1404610. Epub 2017 May 28.
    Department of Nephro-Urology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan.
    Objectives: Primary mediastinal germ cell tumors (PMGCTs) are rare, which often makes them difficult to treat. Herein, we examined patients with PMGCTs who underwent multimodal treatment.

    Methods: We examined 6 patients (median age: 25 years, range: 19-27 years) with PMGCTs who underwent multimodal treatment between April 2001 and March 2015. Read More

    Study of Testicular Structure in Fetuses with Prune Belly Syndrome.
    Adv Urol 2017 21;2017:3254980. Epub 2017 May 21.
    Urogenital Research Unit, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
    Purpose: To compare the structure of the testis in fetuses with prune belly syndrome (PBS) to normal controls.

    Materials And Methods: We studied 6 testes obtained from 3 fetuses with PBS and 14 testes from 7 male fetuses. The testicular specimens were cut into 5-μm thick sections and stained with hematoxylin and eosin (HE), to observe the seminiferous tubules; Weigert's solution to observe elastic fibers; and picrosirius red to observe collagen. Read More

    Do Routine Preoperative and Intraoperative Urine Cultures Benefit Pediatric Vesicoureteral Reflux Surgery?
    Adv Urol 2017 11;2017:3197869. Epub 2017 Apr 11.
    Lerner College of Medicine, Education Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
    Objective. To determine if routine preoperative and intraoperative urine cultures (UCx) are necessary in pediatric vesicoureteral (VUR) reflux surgery by identifying their association with each other, preoperative symptoms, and surgical outcomes. Materials and Methods. Read More

    Distribution of Neuroendocrine Cells in the Transition Zone of the Prostate.
    Adv Urol 2017 1;2017:8541697. Epub 2017 Mar 1.
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.
    Objectives. To evaluate the distribution of neuroendocrine (NE) cells which may influence the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the transition zone (TZ). Methods. Read More

    Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy under Ultrasound Guidance in Patients with Renal Calculi and Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Report of 11 Cases.
    Adv Urol 2017 21;2017:3483172. Epub 2017 Feb 21.
    Department of Urology, The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao, China.
    Nephrolithiasis accelerates the renal failure in the patients with ADPKD. In order to evaluate the role of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in management of calculus in these patients, 11 patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and renal stones were included in the study. Two patients had bilateral renal stones. Read More

    Impact Assessment of Urethral Meatus Morphology and Penile Biometry in Transurethral Prostate and Bladder Surgery.
    Adv Urol 2017 19;2017:6321702. Epub 2017 Feb 19.
    Department of Urology, Lagoa Federal Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil; Urogenital Research Unit, Rio de Janeiro State University, Av. 28 de Setembro, 77 Fundos Vila Izabel, 20250-050 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
    Objective. To analyze the penile and urethral meatus biometry and its correlation with meatoplasty during endoscopic resections. We also propose a new classification for urethral meatus morphology. Read More

    The Effect of Obesity and Increased Waist Circumference on the Outcome of Laparoscopic Nephrectomy.
    Adv Urol 2017 22;2017:3941727. Epub 2017 Jan 22.
    Department of Urological Surgery, St. James's Hospital, James's Street, Dublin 8, Ireland.
    Introduction. The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide. Obesity can be determined by body mass index (BMI); however waist circumference (WC) is a better measure of central obesity. Read More

    Addition of Ceftriaxone and Amikacin to a Ciprofloxacin plus Metronidazole Regimen for Preventing Infectious Complications of Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Adv Urol 2017 10;2017:4635386. Epub 2017 Jan 10.
    Department of Urology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
    Background. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of adding single doses of ceftriaxone and amikacin to a ciprofloxacin plus metronidazole regimen on the reduction of infectious complications following transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy (TRUS Bx). Materials and Methods. Read More

    Does Leaving the Biopsy Needle in Povidone-Iodine Solution Reduce Infective Complications after Biopsy?
    Adv Urol 2016 20;2016:6841837. Epub 2016 Dec 20.
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey.
    Aim. The aim of this study is to evaluate whether leaving the biopsy needle used during prostate needle biopsy in 10% povidone-iodine (betadine) solution affects the infectious complications forming after biopsy. Material and Method. Read More

    Quality of Health Information on the Internet for Urolithiasis on the Google Search Engine.
    Adv Urol 2016 4;2016:8243095. Epub 2016 Dec 4.
    Department of Urology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, VIC, Australia; Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, VIC, Australia.
    Purpose. To compare the quality of health information on the Internet for keywords related to urolithiasis, to assess for difference in information quality across four main Western languages, and to compare the source of sponsorship in these websites. Methods. Read More

    Radiofrequency Ablation-Assisted Zero-Ischemia Robotic Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Oncologic and Functional Outcomes in 49 Patients.
    Adv Urol 2016 1;2016:8045210. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.
    Introduction and Objectives. Robotic partial nephrectomy with peritumoral radiofrequency ablation (RFA-RPN) is a novel clampless technique. We describe oncologic and functional outcomes in a prospective cohort. Read More

    Successful Nonoperative Management of High-Grade Blunt Renal Injuries.
    Adv Urol 2016 27;2016:3568076. Epub 2016 Nov 27.
    Department of Surgery, Urology, Saint Louis University, 3635 Vista Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.
    Current management of high-grade blunt renal trauma favors a nonoperative approach when possible. We performed a retrospective study of high grade blunt renal injuries at our level I trauma center to determine the indications and success of nonoperative management (NOM). 47 patients with blunt grade IV or V injuries were identified between October 2004 and December 2013. Read More

    Guy's Stone Score (GSS) Based on Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP) Findings Predicting Upper Pole Access Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) Outcomes.
    Adv Urol 2016 24;2016:5157930. Epub 2016 Nov 24.
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    Objective. To predict the success rate and complications following percutaneous nephrolithotomy via the upper pole using the Guy's Stone Score (GSS) based on the findings of a preoperative intravenous pyelogram (IVP). Patients and Methods. Read More

    The Single Wire Ureteral Access Sheath, Both Safe and Economical.
    Adv Urol 2016 15;2016:6267953. Epub 2016 Nov 15.
    Columbia University Division of Urology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4302 Alton Road, Suite 540, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA.
    Introduction. Novel disposable products for ureteroscopy are often inherently more expensive than conventional ones. For example, the Cook Flexor(©) Parallel™ (Flexor) access sheath is designed for ease and efficiency of gaining upper tract access with a solitary wire. Read More

    Pharmacological Relaxation of the Ureter When Using Ureteral Access Sheaths during Ureterorenoscopy: A Randomized Feasibility Study in a Porcine Model.
    Adv Urol 2016 20;2016:8064648. Epub 2016 Oct 20.
    Urological Research Center, Department of Urology, Lillebælt Hospital, Fredericia, Denmark; Institute of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, Fredericia, Denmark.
    Objective. High intraluminal pressure during ureterorenoscopy (URS) increases risk of infectious and haemorrhagic complications. Intrarenal pressure may be reduced by the use of ureteral access sheaths (UASs), which on the other hand may cause ureteral damage. Read More

    Unusual Presentation of Duplex Kidneys: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.
    Adv Urol 2016 18;2016:7960794. Epub 2016 Oct 18.
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
    Aim. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is rarely associated with a duplex collecting system. We review this unusual anomaly in terms of presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and surgical management. Read More

    Novel Bioceramic Urethral Bulking Agents Elicit Improved Host Tissue Responses in a Rat Model.
    Adv Urol 2016 29;2016:1282531. Epub 2016 Aug 29.
    Department of Surgery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA; Department of Surgical Sciences, Ostrava University, 703 00 Ostrava, Czech Republic; Department of Urology and Biomedical Laboratory, Clinical Institute, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense, Denmark.
    Objectives. To test the physical properties and host response to the bioceramic particles, silica-calcium phosphate (SCPC10) and Cristobalite, in a rat animal model and compare their biocompatibility to the current clinically utilized urethral bulking materials. Material and Methods. Read More

    A Clinicopathological Profile of Prostate Cancer in Trinidad and Tobago.
    Adv Urol 2016 17;2016:2075021. Epub 2016 Jul 17.
    Department of Urology, San Fernando General Hospital, San Fernando, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago; Division of Surgical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago.
    Aim. To conduct a clinicopathological review of all prostate biopsies performed in a tertiary referral centre in Trinidad and Tobago over a period of 30 months. Methods. Read More

    From Inflammation to Prostate Cancer: The Role of Inflammasomes.
    Adv Urol 2016 27;2016:3140372. Epub 2016 Jun 27.
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.
    Inflammation-associated studies entice specific attention due to inflammation's role in multiple stages of prostate cancer development. However, mechanistic regulation of inflammation inciting prostate cancer remains largely uncharacterized. A focused class of inflammatory regulators known as inflammasomes has recently gained attention in cancer development. Read More

    Evaluation of Lymphorrhea and Incidence of Lymphoceles: 4DryField® PH in Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy.
    Adv Urol 2016 23;2016:2367432. Epub 2016 Jun 23.
    Division of Urology, Loretto-Krankenhaus, Mercystraße 6-14, 79100 Freiburg, Germany.
    Purpose. To investigate impact of polysaccharide hemostat 4DryField PH (4DF) applied on lymph node dissection area after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) on lymphorrhea and lymphocele (LC) formation. Methods. Read More

    Severity of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms among Middle Aged and Elderly Nigerian Men: Impact on Quality of Life.
    Adv Urol 2016 19;2016:1015796. Epub 2016 Jun 19.
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Ekiti State University, Ekiti State 36001, Nigeria.
    Objectives. To compare the severity of LUTS among middle aged and elderly Nigerian men and determine the influence of LUTS severity on QoL. Methods. Read More

    Transperitoneal Laparoscopic Pyelopyelostomy for Retrocaval Ureter without Excision of the Retrocaval Segment: Experience on Three Cases.
    Adv Urol 2016 14;2016:5709134. Epub 2016 Jun 14.
    Department of Urology, Military Hospital Avicenne, 40000 Marrakech, Morocco.
    Introduction. Retrocaval ureter is a rare congenital anomaly. Open surgery was the classic treatment for this condition. Read More

    Reliability of the Grading System for Voiding Cystourethrograms in the Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux: An Interrater Comparison.
    Adv Urol 2016 16;2016:1684190. Epub 2016 Mar 16.
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Education and Research Hospital, 34300 Istanbul, Turkey.
    Aim. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is one of the most common conditions seen in pediatric urology. Fortunately, there are many treatment options for this disorder. Read More

    Diverticulectomy in the Management of Intradiverticular Bladder Tumors: A Twelve-Year Experience at a Single Institution.
    Adv Urol 2016 15;2016:2345306. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
    Department of Urology, Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital, Boulevard Alfred Naccache, Achrafieh, P.O. Box 166830, Beirut, Lebanon.
    Purpose. In this retrospective case review we analyze the outcomes of patients treated for intradiverticular bladder tumors (IDT). Materials and Methods. Read More

    Sexual (Dys)function after Urethroplasty.
    Adv Urol 2016 9;2016:9671297. Epub 2016 Mar 9.
    Centro Hospitalar de V. N.Gaia/Espinho, Serviço de Urologia, Rua Conceição Fernandes, 4434-502 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
    There is a paucity of published literature on the andrological consequences of urethral repair. Until recently authors have focused mainly on technical aspects and objective results. Reported outcomes of urethral reconstruction surgery have traditionally focused only on urodynamic parameters such as flow rates. Read More

    Ultrasound Guidance for Renal Tract Access and Dilation Reduces Radiation Exposure during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.
    Adv Urol 2016 2;2016:3840697. Epub 2016 Mar 2.
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Suite A610, P.O. Box 0330, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Rama IV Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.
    Purposes. To present our series of 38 prone percutaneous nephrolithotomy procedures performed with renal access and tract dilation purely under ultrasound guidance and describe the benefits and challenges accompanying this approach. Methods. Read More

    Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Relevance of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Organisms in Rectal Cultures: Should We Target Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Prostate Biopsy?
    Adv Urol 2016 1;2016:5392107. Epub 2016 Mar 1.
    Department of Urology, AZ Sint-Lucas, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.
    The rise of infectious complications after prostate biopsy has been linked to the growing resistance of enterobacteria to fluoroquinolone (FQ) antibiotics. In this review, we investigated the potential benefit of targeted antibiotic prophylaxis based on rectal cultures prior to prostate biopsy. An electronic search for all related literature published in English was performed from April until June 2015 using the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases. Read More

    Assessment of Potential Live Kidney Donors and Computed Tomographic Renal Angiograms at Christchurch Hospital.
    Adv Urol 2016 10;2016:4924320. Epub 2016 Mar 10.
    Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand.
    Aims. To examine the outcome of potential live kidney donors (PLKD) assessment program at Christchurch Hospital and, also, to review findings of Computed Tomographic (CT) renal angiograms that led to exclusion in the surgical assessment. Methods. Read More

    Anterior Urethral Stricture Disease Negatively Impacts the Quality of Life of Family Members.
    Adv Urol 2016 1;2016:3582862. Epub 2016 Mar 1.
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA.
    Purpose. To quantify the quality of life (QoL) distress experienced by immediate family members of patients with urethral stricture via a questionnaire given prior to definitive urethroplasty. The emotional, social, and physical effects of urethral stricture disease on the QoL of family members have not been previously described. Read More

    Hypothesis That Urethral Bulb (Corpus Spongiosum) Plays an Active Role in Male Urinary Continence.
    Adv Urol 2016 31;2016:6054730. Epub 2016 Jan 31.
    Department of Urology, Division of Reconstructive Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, 35 Anich Street, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.
    The proximal urethral bulb in men is enlarged, surrounds the bulbous urethra, and extends dorsally towards the perineum. During intercourse engorgement takes place due to increased blood flow through the corpus spongiosum. Antegrade ejaculation is facilitated by contraction of the bulbospongiosus muscles during climax. Read More

    Robotic Partial Nephrectomy with the Da Vinci Xi.
    Adv Urol 2016 9;2016:9675095. Epub 2016 Feb 9.
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA.
    Purpose. The surgical expertise to perform robotic partial nephrectomy is heavily dependent on technology. The Da Vinci Xi (XI) is the latest robotic surgical platform with significant advancements compared to its predecessor. Read More

    Pathological Characteristics of Primary Bladder Carcinoma Treated at a Tertiary Care Hospital and Changing Demographics of Bladder Cancer in Sri Lanka.
    Adv Urol 2016 14;2016:5751647. Epub 2016 Jan 14.
    Urology Unit, Colombo South Teaching Hospital, 10350 Dehiwala, Sri Lanka.
    Objectives. The aim was to compare demographics and pathological features of bladder carcinoma treated in a urology unit with findings of previous studies done in Sri Lanka. Materials and Methods. Read More

    Total Psoas Area Predicts Complications following Radical Cystectomy.
    Adv Urol 2015 21;2015:901851. Epub 2015 Dec 21.
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
    Purpose. To determine whether total psoas area (TPA), a simple estimate of muscle mass, is associated with complications after radical cystectomy. Materials and Methods. Read More

    A Narrative Review on the Pathophysiology and Management for Radiation Cystitis.
    Adv Urol 2015 22;2015:346812. Epub 2015 Dec 22.
    Department of Urology, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland.
    Radiation cystitis is a recognised complication of pelvic radiotherapy. Incidence of radiation cystitis ranges from 23 to 80% and the incidence of severe haematuria ranges from 5 to 8%. High quality data on management strategies for radiation cystitis is sparse. Read More

    A Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Tadalafil and Tamsulosin in Relieving Double J Stent Related Symptoms.
    Adv Urol 2015 14;2015:592175. Epub 2015 Dec 14.
    SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur 302004, India.
    Objectives. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Tadalafil and Tamsulosin in treating Double J stent related symptoms. Methods. Read More

    Management of Long-Segment and Panurethral Stricture Disease.
    Adv Urol 2015 8;2015:853914. Epub 2015 Dec 8.
    ULSNA-Hospital de Portalegre, 7300-074 Portalegre, Portugal.
    Long-segment urethral stricture or panurethral stricture disease, involving the different anatomic segments of anterior urethra, is a relatively less common lesion of the anterior urethra compared to bulbar stricture. However, it is a particularly difficult surgical challenge for the reconstructive urologist. The etiology varies according to age and geographic location, lichen sclerosus being the most prevalent in some regions of the globe. Read More

    A Prospective Study of Bipolar Transurethral Resection of Prostate Comparing the Efficiency and Safety of the Method in Large and Small Adenomas.
    Adv Urol 2015 7;2015:251879. Epub 2015 Dec 7.
    Iaso General Hospital, 264 Messogeion Avenue, 15562 Athens, Greece.
    Bipolar technology offers a new perspective in the treatment of BPH. Purpose. To present our experience with the TURis system (Olympus, Tokyo, Japan). Read More

    Complications of Radical Cystectomy and Orthotopic Reconstruction.
    Adv Urol 2015 30;2015:323157. Epub 2015 Nov 30.
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, UCL Medical School, University College London, 74 Huntley Street, London WC1E 6AU, UK ; Department of Urology, University College London Hospital, 16-18 Westmoreland Street, London W1B 8PH, UK.
    Radical cystectomy and orthotopic reconstruction significant morbidity and mortality despite advances in minimal invasive and robotic technology. In this review, we will discuss early and late complications, as well as describe efforts to minimize morbidity and mortality, with a focus on ileal orthotopic bladder substitute (OBS). We summarise efforts to minimize morbidity and mortality including enhanced recovery as well as early and late complications seen after radical cystectomy and OBS. Read More

    Posterior Urethral Strictures.
    Adv Urol 2015 24;2015:628107. Epub 2015 Nov 24.
    University of California, Irvine, 333 City Boulevard West, Suite 1240, Orange, CA 92868, USA.
    Pelvic fracture urethral injuries are typically partial and more often complete disruptions of the most proximal bulbar and distal membranous urethra. Emergency management includes suprapubic tube placement. Subsequent primary realignment to place a urethral catheter remains a controversial topic, but what is not controversial is that when there is the development of a stricture (which is usually obliterative with a distraction defect) after suprapubic tube placement or urethral catheter removal, the standard of care is delayed urethral reconstruction with excision and primary anastomosis. Read More

    Acridine Orange and Flow Cytometry: Which Is Better to Measure the Effect of Varicocele on Sperm DNA Integrity?
    Adv Urol 2015 22;2015:814150. Epub 2015 Nov 22.
    Gynaecology and Obstetric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Assiut, Egypt.
    We evaluated the effect of varicocelectomy on semen parameters and levels of sperm DNA damage in infertile men. A total of 75 infertile men with varicocele and 40 fertile men (controls) were included in this study. Semen analysis and sperm DNA damage expressed as the DNA fragmentation index using acridine orange staining and chromatin condensation test by flow cytometry were assessed before and 6 months after varicocelectomy. Read More

    The Use of Flaps and Grafts in the Treatment of Urethral Stricture Disease.
    Adv Urol 2015 19;2015:979868. Epub 2015 Nov 19.
    University of California, Irvine, 333 City Boulevard West, Suite No. 1240, Orange, CA 92868, USA.
    The use of various grafts and flaps plays a critical role in the successful surgical management of urethral stricture disease. A thorough comprehension of relevant anatomy and principles of tissue transfer techniques are essential to understanding the appropriate use of grafts or flaps to optimize outcomes. We briefly review these principles and discuss which technique may be best suited for a given anterior urethral stricture, depending on the location and length of the stricture, the presence or absence of an intact corpus spongiosum, and the availability of adequate and healthy penile skin. Read More

    A Review of the Literature on Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Prostate Gland.
    Adv Urol 2015 12;2015:485786. Epub 2015 Nov 12.
    Department of Urology, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road, Manchester, UK.
    Primary leiomyosarcoma of the prostate (PLSOP) is rare, with less than 200 cases reported so far. PLSOPs present with lower urinary tract symptoms, haematuria, and perineal pain; may or may not be associated with a history of previous treatment for adenocarcinoma of prostate by means of radiotherapy and or hormonal treatment; may afflict children and adult male. Examination may reveal benign enlarged prostate and hard enlarged mass. Read More

    Bipolar Transurethral Incision of Bladder Neck Stenoses with Mitomycin C Injection.
    Adv Urol 2015 8;2015:758536. Epub 2015 Oct 8.
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.
    Introduction. To determine the efficacy of bipolar transurethral incision with mitomycin C (MMC) injection for the treatment of refractory bladder neck stenosis (BNS). Materials and Methods. Read More

    Flexible Ureteroscopy Can Be More Efficacious in the Treatment of Proximal Ureteral Stones in Select Patients.
    Adv Urol 2015 4;2015:416031. Epub 2015 Nov 4.
    Department of Urology, Memorial Şişli Hospital, Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey.
    Purpose. We aimed to compare and evaluate the outcomes and complications of two endoscopic treatment procedures, semirigid ureteroscopy (SR-URS) and flexible ureteroscopy (F-URS), in the treatment of proximal ureteral stones (PUS). Methods. Read More

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