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Development of a Vaginal Immobilization Device: A Treatment-planning Study of Carbon-ion Radiotherapy and Intensity-modulated Radiation Therapy for Uterine Cervical Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2019 Apr;39(4):1915-1921

Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center, Maebashi, Japan.

Aim: We developed a vaginal immobilization device for external radiotherapy in gynaecological malignancies and evaluated its bowel dose-reduction effect during carbon-ion radiotherapy (CIRT) and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in patients with cervical cancer.

Patients And Methods: Computed tomographic images obtained with and without the device in seven patients with cervical cancer were assessed. Treatment plans for CIRT and IMRT were generated, and dose-volume parameters (V, V, V, and D) of the rectum, sigmoidal colon, and bladder were evaluated. Read More

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http://ar.iiarjournals.org/lookup/doi/10.21873/anticanres.13
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http://dx.doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.13300DOI Listing
April 2019
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ERK Activity Imaging During Migration of Living Cells In Vitro and In Vivo.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Feb 5;20(3). Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Department of Oncologic Pathology, School of Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan.

Extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) is a major downstream factor of the EGFR-RAS-RAF signalling pathway, and thus the role of ERK in cell growth has been widely examined. The development of biosensors based on fluorescent proteins has enabled us to measure ERK activities in living cells, both after growth factor stimulation and in its absence. Long-term imaging unexpectedly revealed the oscillative activation of ERK in an epithelial sheet or a cyst in vitro. Read More

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http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/20/3/679
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20030679DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6387119PMC
February 2019
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Management of blunt intraperitoneal bladder rupture: Case report and literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 1;55:160-163. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Surgery, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL, United States; University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States.

Introduction: Urinary bladder ruptures are an uncommon injury, occurring in less than 1% of all blunt abdominal trauma. Extraperitoneal bladder ruptures are generally associated with pelvic fractures and usually managed nonoperatively. Conversely, intraperitoneal injuries are often caused by large compressive and shear forces produced during seatbelt injuries and almost invariably require surgical intervention. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.01.038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6369329PMC
February 2019
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Cystoscopy at the time of benign hysterectomy: a decision analysis.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019 Apr 24;220(4):369.e1-369.e7. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Trinity Health of New England, Hartford, CT.

Background: Gynecologists debate the optimal use for intraoperative cystoscopy at the time of benign hysterectomy. Although adding cystoscopy leads to additional up-front cost, it may also enable intraoperative detection of a urinary tract injury that may otherwise go unnoticed. Prompt injury detection and intraoperative repair decreases morbidity and is less costly than postoperative diagnosis and treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2019.01.217DOI Listing
April 2019
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Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation Facilitates Immediate Restoration of Dormant Motor and Autonomic Supraspinal Pathways after Chronic Neurologically Complete Spinal Cord Injury.

J Neurotrauma 2019 Mar 6. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

6 Department of Neurosurgery, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation (eSCS) in combination with extensive rehabilitation has been reported to restore volitional movement in a select group of subjects after motor-complete spinal cord injury (SCI). Numerous questions about the generalizability of these findings to patients with longer term SCI have arisen, especially regarding the possibility of restoring autonomic function. To better understand the effect of eSCS on volitional movement and autonomic function, two female participants five and 10 years after injury at ages 48 and 52, respectively, with minimal spinal cord preservation on magnetic resonance imaging were implanted with an eSCS system at the vertebral T12 level. Read More

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/neu.2018.6006
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2018.6006DOI Listing
March 2019
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Migration of an intrauterine device causing severe hydronephrosis progressing to renal failure: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Jan;98(3):e13872

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, People's Hospital of Zhengzhou University.

Rationale: Intrauterine device (IUD) is commonly used in China. Its complications include uterine perforation, IUD ectopic migration, etc. However, a migrated IUD rarely leads to renal failure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013872DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6370023PMC
January 2019
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Management of cavernous abdominal wall defects post radical cystectomy in adult exstrophy complex.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Jan 14;12(1). Epub 2019 Jan 14.

Plastic Reconstructive and Burns Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

The exstrophy-epispadias complex represents a spectrum of genitourinary malformations ranging from simple glanular epispadias to an overwhelming multisystem defect, cloacal exstrophy. Neonatal total reconstruction of bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex is the treatment of choice. An adult patient presenting with untreated exstrophy is very rare. Read More

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http://casereports.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bcr-2018-22607
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226076DOI Listing
January 2019
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Necrotizing Myositis: A Rare Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection Involving Muscle.

Wounds 2018 Dec;30(12):E116-E120

Department of Surgery, NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola, NY.

Introduction: Necrotizing myositis (NM) is an extremely rare necrotizing soft tissue infection involving muscle. Unlike similar infections (eg, necrotizing fasciitis, clostridial myonecrosis) that can be more readily diagnosed, NM can have a benign presentation then rapidly progress into a life-threatening condition with a mortality rate of 100% without surgical intervention.

Case Report: A 74-year-old man with a history of prostate cancer with radiation therapy, seed implants, and 2 transurethral resection procedures presented to the emergency department after a fall. Read More

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December 2018
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Pediatric Spine Emergencies.

Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2018 Dec 27;39(6):605-617. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Electronic address:

Acute onset of neurological signs and symptoms referable to the spine including difficulty walking, bowel and bladder dysfunction, and paresthesias in the extremities may be manifestations of pediatric spine emergency. Trauma is the most common etiology for a pediatric spinal emergency. Because a history of trauma is often available, the role of imaging involves detection of spinal injuries. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.sult.2018.09.002DOI Listing
December 2018

Management of blunt force bladder injuries: A practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2019 Feb;86(2):326-336

From the Department of Urology (L.L.Y.), College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; Department of Surgery (A.A.M), Cleveland VAMC, Case Western Reserve University; Department of Surgery (J.J.C.), MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio; Department of Surgery (B.R.), Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Department of Surgery (J.K.), West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia; Department of Surgery (M.A.P.), University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, South Dakota; Department of Surgery (J.K.L.), University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois; and Department of Urology (P.D.), Minneapolis VAMC, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Background: The diagnostic evaluation and clinical management of bladder injuries caused by blunt force trauma are variable. We aim to formulate a practice management guideline using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology.

Methods: The working group, patient, intervention, comparator, outcome (PICO), formulated four questions regarding the following topics: (1) diagnostic evaluation based on patient baseline risk of bladder injury (computed tomography cystography vs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002132DOI Listing
February 2019
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Diagnosis and treatment of inguinal hernia of the bladder: a systematic review of the past 10 years.

Turk J Urol 2018 Sep 1;44(5):384-388. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Academic Department of Urology, Chu Reims, Reims, France.

Objective: Inguinoscrotal hernia (ISH) of the bladder is a rare condition involved in less than 4% of inguinal hernias. In most cases, it occurs to men older than 50 years who are overweight. Little is known about the subject and mainly based on case reports. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/tud.2018.46417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6134980PMC
September 2018
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[Collection in the thigh revealing bladder fistula after radiotherapy for prostate cancer].

Pan Afr Med J 2018 5;30:197. Epub 2018 Jul 5.

Service de Chirurgie Viscérale et Urologique, Hôpital Simone Veil, Eaubonne, France.

Urinary fistulas are a rare late complication after radiotherapy for prostate cancer. We here report the case of a 76-year old patient who had undergone radical prostatectomy 4 years before followed by external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer. The patient presented with recurrent thigh swelling . Read More

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http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/30/197
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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2018.30.197.16037DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6235489PMC
December 2018
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Spontaneous bladder rupture mimicking a jejuno-ileal perforation.

G Chir 2018 Sep-Oct;34(5):315-318

Spontaneous urinary bladder perforation is a very rare disease. The main cause of urinary perforation, indeed, is a damage to the urinary bladder wall by blunt or penetrating trauma. There are only few idiopathic spontaneous rupture of urinary bladder (ISRUB) cases reported in the literature. Read More

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November 2018
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Surfer's Myelopathy : Case Series and Literature Review.

J Korean Neurosurg Soc 2018 Nov 30;61(6):767-773. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Three male patients diagnosed with surfer's myelopathy (19-30 years) were admitted to our hospital. All three patients were novice surfers showing a typical clinical course of rapid progression of paraplegia following the onset of back pain. Typical history and magnetic resonance imaging features indicated the diagnosis of surfer's myelopathy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2017.0262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6280062PMC
November 2018
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Spontaneous bladder rupture mimicking a jejuno-ileal perforation.

G Chir 2018 Sep-Oct;39(5):315-318

Spontaneous urinary bladder perforation is a very rare disease. The main cause of urinary perforation, indeed, is a damage to the urinary bladder wall by blunt or penetrating trauma. There are only few idiopathic spontaneous rupture of urinary bladder (ISRUB) cases reported in the literature. Read More

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October 2018

Current Concepts: Central Cord Syndrome.

Clin Spine Surg 2018 Dec;31(10):407-412

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Central cord syndrome (CCS) represents a clinical phenomenon characterized by disproportionately greater motor impairment of the upper than of the lower extremities, bladder dysfunction. CSS is the most common form of incomplete traumatic spinal cord injury. The initial description of CSS was reported in 1887 secondary to cervical spinal trauma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BSD.0000000000000731DOI Listing
December 2018
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Thoracic spinal cord injury without radiologic abnormality in a pediatric patient case report.

J Surg Case Rep 2018 Oct 5;2018(10):rjy250. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Nacional Profesor Alejandro Posadas, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Spinal Cord Injury Without Radiologic Abnormality (SCIWORA) accounts for up to 19% of spinal cord related lesions in pediatric population, mostly comprising the cervical spine. A 2-year-old patient is presented, who suffered a motor-vehicle accident. After being admitted, neither X-Ray nor spinal TC scan showed any structural abnormalities. Read More

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https://academic.oup.com/jscr/article/doi/10.1093/jscr/rjy25
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjy250DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6172700PMC
October 2018
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Pelvic Floor Disorders After Obstetric Avulsion of the Levator Ani Muscle.

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):3-7

University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Objectives: With vaginal childbirth, 10% to 30% of women sustain levator ani muscle avulsion. The objective of this study was to estimate the cumulative incidence of prolapse and other pelvic floor disorders (PFDs), comparing vaginally parous women with and without levator avulsion.

Methods: Parous women enrolled in a longitudinal study were assessed annually for PFDs with the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification Examination (for prolapse) and the Epidemiology of Prolapse and Incontinence Questionnaire (for stress incontinence, overactive bladder, and anal incontinence). Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=01436319-900000000-9955
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000644DOI Listing
April 2019
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Intravesical migration of female urethral dilator: a case report of a new urologic emergency in the era of e-commerce.

BMC Urol 2018 Oct 3;18(1):85. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Urology Unit, Department of Translational Research, University of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124, Pisa, Italy.

Background: The introduction of foreign bodies in the female urethra for auto-erotic stimulation or in case of psychiatric disorders is not uncommon. The occurrence of intravesical migration of these objects makes it necessary to remove it shortly after insertion, since after long term permanence complications are likely to occurr.

Case Presentation: A 47-year-old white female was referred at our Urology department for migration inside the bladder of a metallic urethral dilator used for sexual stimulation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12894-018-0398-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6171295PMC
October 2018
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Knotted electric wire in urinary bladder: Can such complex foreign body be retrieved endoscopically!

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Sep 27;2018. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Various types of foreign bodies have been recovered from the urinary bladder and urethra including telephone cables, pocket battery, little fish, pen tips and so on. Management of such cases include either endoscopic removal or open surgery. We report the case of an 18-year-old boy who inserted an electric wire in the urethra for eroticism and was managed by endoscopic removal following fragmentation of wire under local anaesthesia using holmium laser. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-225353DOI Listing
September 2018
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The Ilioinguinal Approach: State of the Art.

JBJS Essent Surg Tech 2018 Jun 27;8(2):e19. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Academic Department of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Leeds, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Introduction: The ilioinguinal approach is the standard approach for the open reduction and internal fixation of the majority of displaced, anteriorly based acetabular fractures as it offers wide access to the acetabulum, is extensile, and has been associated with enhanced recovery.

Indications & Contraindications:

Step 1 Preoperative Planning: Review the patient's general condition and imaging studies and plan the sequence of reduction and fixation.

Step 2 Preparation And Patient Positioning: Position the patient supine on the fracture table, induce anesthesia, prepare the surgical field, administer intravenous antibiotics, and apply traction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.ST.16.00101DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6143306PMC
June 2018
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The Kocher-Langenbeck Approach: State of the Art.

JBJS Essent Surg Tech 2018 Jun 13;8(2):e18. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Academic Department of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Leeds, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom.

Introduction: The Kocher-Langenbeck approach is the workhorse for the reduction and fixation of hip fractures that require fixation via a posterior approach.

Indications & Contraindications:

Step 1 Preoperative Planning: Review the patient's general condition and imaging studies, plan the sequence of reduction and fixation, and make sure that all of the necessary equipment is available.

Step 2 Preparation And Patient Positioning: Induce anesthesia, administer intravenous antibiotics as per local hospital protocol, apply antiembolism stockings, and insert a Foley catheter to the bladder. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.ST.16.00102DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6143312PMC
June 2018
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Biodegradation of ECM hydrogel promotes endogenous brain tissue restoration in a rat model of stroke.

Acta Biomater 2018 10 16;80:66-84. Epub 2018 Sep 16.

University of Pittsburgh, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Bioengineering, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Radiology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Electronic address:

The brain is considered to have a limited capacity to repair damaged tissue and no regenerative capacity following injury. Tissue lost after a stroke is therefore not spontaneously replaced. Extracellular matrix (ECM)-based hydrogels implanted into the stroke cavity can attract endogenous cells. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.09.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6217851PMC
October 2018
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Use of angioembolization in urology: a review.

Transl Androl Urol 2018 Aug;7(4):535-544

Department of Urology, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

This review discusses current and developing indications for angioembolization (AE) techniques in urology cases, including trauma and non-trauma uses for kidney, prostate, and bladder conditions. AE methods, complications and technical and clinical outcomes are outlined for each indication for the purpose of aiding urologists in selecting ideal candidates for this procedure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/tau.2018.05.12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6127546PMC
August 2018
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Extremity gossypiboma mimicking sarcoma: case report and review.

Skeletal Radiol 2019 Apr 10;48(4):629-635. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Division of Orthopaedic Oncology, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 601 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA.

A 70-year-old man with a history of bladder and colon cancer presented with an enlarging mass in his right lower extremity. Forty years before presentation, he had injured his right lower extremity in a motor vehicle accident. Imaging findings indicated suspected sarcoma, which led to biopsy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-018-3059-5DOI Listing
April 2019
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Screening for morbidly adherent placenta in early pregnancy.

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2019 Jan 10;53(1):101-106. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King's College Hospital, London, UK.

Objective: To estimate the diagnostic accuracy of a two-stage strategy for early prediction of morbidly adherent placenta (MAP). In the first stage, at 11-13 weeks' gestation, women with low-lying placenta and history of uterine surgery are classified as being at high risk for MAP and, in the second stage, at 12-16 weeks, these high-risk pregnancies are assessed at a specialist MAP clinic.

Methods: This was a prospective study in women having an ultrasound scan at 11-13 weeks' gestation as a part of routine pregnancy care. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/uog.20104DOI Listing
January 2019
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Retzius space haematoma as a rare cause of concealed retroperitoneal postpartum haemorrhage following spontaneous vaginal delivery.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Aug 29;2018. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Emergency Medicine, Logan Hospital, Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia.

A 34-year-old woman presented to hospital in shock 8 hours after a spontaneous home vaginal delivery. She is a known carrier of haemophilia A. Examination revealed a tender but firm, central and contracted uterus. Read More

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http://casereports.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bcr-2018-22598
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-225980DOI Listing
August 2018
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Retrieval of Misplaced Intrauterine Device from Sigmoid.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Sep;28(9):717-718

Department of Surgery, Surgical D Ward, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar.

Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a form of contraception used for long durations and is most common method used worldwide. It is associated with rare but serious complications. Migration of IUCD into the abdominal cavity can cause injuries to adjacent organs leading to intestinal and bladder perforation, omental and mesenteric injuries, strictures and fistula formation. Read More

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https://jcpsp.pk/data/view.php?id=3002&type=pdf&jour
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http://dx.doi.org/10.29271/jcpsp.2018.09.717DOI Listing
September 2018
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Post-traumatic bony impingement into vagina: a rare cause of urethrovaginal fistula.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Aug 10;2018. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Department of Urology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

A 22-year-old woman met with road traffic accident 6 months back following which she underwent exploratory laparotomy with intraperitoneal bladder rupture repair. She presented with urethrovaginal fistula due to a fragment of fractured pubic bone impinging into the anterior vaginal wall. The findings were confirmed on CT scan and cystoscopy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226004DOI Listing
August 2018
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[Edifications and modern strategies of localized prostate cancers' definitive therapy].

Orv Hetil 2018 Aug;159(32):1317-1325

Onkoterápiás Klinika, Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar Szeged, Korányi fasor 12., 6720.

Introduction: Mortality of prostate carcinoma can be significantly decreased by the use of modern diagnostic and therapeutic options. Patients in early stages can be cured by radical surgery or radiotherapy.

Aim: Overview and comparison of previous and present diagnostic and therapeutic methods regarding accuracy of diagnosis, improvement of efficiency and decrease of toxicities. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/650.2018.31105DOI Listing
August 2018
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Bilateral distal ureteral transection in the setting of blunt trauma.

Trauma Surg Acute Care Open 2018 20;3(1):e000175. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

A 69-year-old obese man was involved in a high-speed head-on motor vehicle collision. He was tachycardic and normotensive on arrival. He subsequently developed hemodynamic instability requiring blood transfusion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2018-000175DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6018875PMC
June 2018
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Hematoma in Urinary Bladder Masquerading as Neoplastic Mass.

Indian J Nucl Med 2018 Jul-Sep;33(3):253-254

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET CT, Army Hospital R And R, New Delhi, India.

The most common reason for intraluminal urinary bladder hematoma is trauma. However in gynecological and pelvic malignancies, the pelvic irradiation can affect non targeted organs resulting in urogenital complications like hematoma. Small size hematoma can be easily diagnosed in ultrasound. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_27_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6011572PMC
July 2018
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Postmicturition syndrome: a neglected syndrome dangerous for the bladder and the heart.

J Am Soc Hypertens 2018 Aug 18;12(8):589-593. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Cardiology Department, ASST Nord Milano, Ospedale E. Bassini, Cinisello Balsamo, Milano, Italy. Electronic address:

Postmicturition syndrome refers to symptoms caused by overdistension of the bladder or micturition. Bladder paraganglioma is a rare neuroendocrine neoplasm, which arises from the chromaffin tissue of the sympathetic nervous system embedded in the muscle layer of the bladder wall. Clinical presentation of catecholamine-secreting paragangliomas may mimic that of hyperfunctioning adrenal pheochromocytoma. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S19331711183018
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jash.2018.06.008DOI Listing
August 2018
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Early urological care of patients with spinal cord injury.

World J Urol 2018 Oct 9;36(10):1537-1544. Epub 2018 Jun 9.

Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

Purpose: After spinal cord injury (SCI), the initial goals of urological management include maintaining safe storage of urine with efficient bladder emptying, maximising urinary continence, and minimising the risk of urological complications.

Methods: This review was performed according to the methodology recommended by the Joint SIU-ICUD International Consultation. Embase and Medline databases were used to identify literature relevant to the early urological care of SCI patients. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00345-018-2367-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2367-7DOI Listing
October 2018
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[The role of structural changes of the urinary bladder extracellular matrix in the occurrence of different grades of adverse events after radiation therapy].

Urologiia 2018 May(2):14-19

Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy of Minzdrav of Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

Aim: To investigate the role of structural changes of the urinary bladder extracellular matrix in the occurrence of different grades of adverse events after radiation therapy.

Materials And Methods: The connective tissue matrix was studied using 126 images obtained from the histological sections of the bladder biopsy specimens of 12 patients classified according to the clinical presentation and the grades of late bladder toxicity according to RTOG/EORTC Late Radiation Morbidity Scoring Scheme. Control images of the normal bladder (n=23) were collected from the autopsy samples. Read More

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[Management of urinary bladder radiation injury].

Urologiia 2018 May(2):9-13

RMACPE of Minzdrav of Russia, Moscow, Russia.

Aim: To investigate the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of patients with radiation induced urinary bladder injury (radiation cystitis).

Materials And Methods: The study comprised 23 patients with late radiation induced urinary bladder injury who were evaluated and treated using hyperbaric oxygen therapy and bladder instillation. Before and after treatment, all patients underwent cystoscopy with the bladder mucosa biopsy. Read More

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Surveillance and management of urologic complications after spinal cord injury.

World J Urol 2018 Oct 29;36(10):1545-1553. Epub 2018 May 29.

USC Institute of Urology, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, suite 7414, Los Angeles, CA, 90033, USA.

Purpose: Neurogenic bladder due to spinal cord injury has significant consequences for patients' health and quality of life. Regular surveillance is required to assess the status of the upper and lower urinary lower urinary tracts and prevent their deterioration. In this review, we examine surveillance techniques in neurogenic bladder, describe common complications of this disease, and address strategies for their management. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00345-018-2345-0
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2345-0DOI Listing
October 2018
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Physician assessed and patient reported urinary morbidity after radio-chemotherapy and image guided adaptive brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer.

Radiother Oncol 2018 06 18;127(3):423-430. Epub 2018 May 18.

Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.

Background And Purpose: The EMBRACE study is a prospective multi-institutional study on MRI guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) in locally advanced cervix cancer (LACC). This analysis describes early to late urinary morbidity assessed by physicians and patients (PRO).

Material And Methods: A total of 1176 patients were analysed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2018.05.002DOI Listing
June 2018
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Tophaceous gout causing thoracic spinal cord compression: Case report and review of the literature.

Neurochirurgie 2018 Jun 3;64(3):171-176. Epub 2018 May 3.

Department of pathology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, 100053 Beijing, Republic of China.

Objective: To improve neurologists' awareness of spine gout by showing a rare case of tophaceous gout in thoracic spine and a summary of vertebral gout in order.

Material And Methods: We reported a case of a 36-year-old male with a 2-year-history of hyperuricemia. Neurological examination suggested that the strength of his lower limbs decreased. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuchi.2017.11.002DOI Listing
June 2018
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[Unfixed Mesh Plug Migration from Inguinal Ring to Urinary Bladder].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2018 Feb;64(2):63-66

The Department of Urology, Toyonaka Municipal Hospital.

A 65-year-old man presented to a clinic with a chief complaint of macrohematuria and frequent urination. The computed tomographic scan and cystoscopy revealed a dome of bladder tumor. He was referred to our hospital with the diagnosis of bladder tumor. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14989/ActaUrolJap_64_2_63DOI Listing
February 2018
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Penetrating Injury to Cauda Equina from a Missile Fragment, Completely Recovered after Delayed Surgical Removal of Ballistic Fragment.

Asian J Neurosurg 2018 Apr-Jun;13(2):433-435

Department of Neurosurgery, Brain and Spine Centre, Indo-American Hospital, Chemmanakary, Vaikom, Kerala, India.

Penetrating injuries to cauda equina due to missile fragment are rare. The mechanism of injury may be more complex due to thermal effect of missile fragment, apart from mechanisms described in penetrating gunshot injuries or stab injuries. We report a case of a 42-year-old male with penetrating missile injury to cauda equina, improved completely after delayed surgical exploration and removal of ballistic fragment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1793-5482.228565DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898124PMC
April 2018
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An audit of pregnancy outcomes in solid organ transplant recipients at a metropolitan hospital.

Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 2019 Feb 22;59(1):102-104. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

Westmead Institute for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Pregnancies in patients with solid organ transplants have higher rates of complications and caesarean sections (CS).

Aim: To perform an audit of the pregnancy outcomes in transplant recipients, to determine the rate of CS in our cohort, the appropriate skin incision for CS in these patients and to formulate recommendations for preoperative planning.

Materials And Methods: This is a retrospective cohort study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12815DOI Listing
February 2019
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Levator Avulsion Is Associated With Pelvic Organ Prolapse 23 Years After the First Childbirth.

J Ultrasound Med 2018 Dec 20;37(12):2829-2839. Epub 2018 Apr 20.

Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Objectives: This study aimed to ascertain the association between levator avulsion and pelvic organ prolapse (POP).

Methods: This was a cross-sectional study involving 195 women enrolled in a longitudinal cohort study and seen 20 years after an index birth. All had a standardized patient-administered questionnaire, the International Continence Society Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification assessment and 4D translabial ultrasound. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jum.14641DOI Listing
December 2018
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Biliary ascariasis presenting with gangrenous perforation of the gall bladder: report of a case and brief review of literature.

Trop Doct 2018 Jul 13;48(3):242-245. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

3 Consultant, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi, India.

The most common cause of gallbladder perforation is calculous cholecystitis. Rarer causes include trauma, iatrogenic injuries, biliary stasis and gall bladder ischemia. We report a case of gall bladder gangrene with perforation, secondary to extensive ascariasis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0049475518768103DOI Listing
July 2018
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Elevated post-void residual volume in a geriatric post-hip fracture assessment in women-associated factors and risk of mortality.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2019 Jan 9;31(1):75-83. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

Background And Aim: Multiple factors contribute to elevated post-void residual urine volumes (PVR), but they may indicate detrusor underactivity (DU), especially in older women. The aim here was to examine factors associated with and prognostic significance of elevated PVR in a geriatric post-hip fracture assessment in a female population.

Methods: Consecutive female hip fracture patients (n = 409) aged 65 years and older were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-018-0946-5DOI Listing
January 2019
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Multidetector CT of expected findings and complications after hysterectomy.

Authors:
Massimo Tonolini

Insights Imaging 2018 Jun 6;9(3):369-383. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Department of Radiology, "Luigi Sacco" University Hospital, Via G.B. Grassi 74, 20157, Milan, Italy.

Indicated to manage a variety of disorders affecting the female genital tract, hysterectomy represents the second most common gynaecological operation after caesarean section. Performed via an open, laparoscopic or vaginal approach, hysterectomy is associated with non-negligible morbidity and occasional mortality. Iatrogenic complications represent a growing concern for gynaecologists and may result in prolonged hospitalisation, need for interventional procedures or repeated surgery, renal impairment and malpractice claims. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13244-018-0610-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5990996PMC
June 2018
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Analysis of Motion-dependent Clinical Outcome of Tumor Tracking Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer.

J Korean Med Sci 2018 Apr 2;33(14):e107. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Institute of Health Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea.

Background: To analyze clinical outcome of CyberKnife (CK) tumor-tracking stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer (Pca) according to the magnitude of intra-fractional prostate motion.

Methods: Medical records and daily treatment logs for 71 patients who received CK tumor-tracking SBRT were retrospectively analyzed. Statistical relationships between prostate motion and various outcome results, including local recurrence (LR), biochemical failure (BF), and treatment-related toxicity, were investigated in order to evaluate motion-dependent efficacy of tumor-tracking SBRT for Pca. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5879038PMC
April 2018
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Seizure-induced unilateral posterior dislocation of the shoulder: a diagnosis not to be missed.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Mar 28;2018. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Department of Radiology, Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, UK.

A man in his mid-50s with a history of bladder carcinoma presented to the Emergency Department (ED) following a witnessed tonic-clonic seizure. Computed Tomography (CT) scanning of his brain revealed an indeterminate mass lesion in the left parietal region. The patient described bilateral shoulder pain prompting plain film radiographs with axial views, but no obvious abnormality was identified by the ED staff. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-223160DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5878329PMC
March 2018
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A rare presentation of haematuria: hip prosthesis in the bladder.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Mar 22;2018. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, UK.

An 80-year-old woman presented to our department with visible haematuria and stage II acute kidney injury (AKI). She had stage IIB cervical cancer, for which she received chemotherapy and external beam radiotherapy in 2003. Four years later, she had a left dynamic hip screw for an extracapsular neck of femur fracture following a fall. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-222831DOI Listing
March 2018
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Recommendations for urological follow-up of patients with neurogenic bladder secondary to spinal cord injury.

Int Urol Nephrol 2018 Jun 22;50(6):1005-1016. Epub 2018 Mar 22.

Department of Urology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Purpose: To review currently available guidelines and recommendations regarding urological follow-up of patients after spinal cord injury (SCI) and present an evidence-based summary to support clinicians in their clinical practice.

Methods: Maximum data were collected according to different methods, including searches with multiple and specific keywords, reference checks, gray literature searches (congress reports, working papers, statement documents), and browsing-related Web site access. Obtained data were analyzed with the modified version of the Oxford grading system for recommendations using levels of evidence (LE) and grades of recommendation (GR). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11255-018-1852-7DOI Listing
June 2018
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