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Long term control and preservation of renal function after multiple courses of stereotactic body radiation therapy for renal cell carcinoma.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9743-9745

Transitional Year Program, Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, Virginia, USA.

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is usually treated with surgery, with or without systemic therapy. For select patients, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) may be a suitable alternative. Although many reports exist on the successful use of SBRT, very few have described long term outcomes with regard to disease progression and renal function. Read More

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Ex-vivo donor partial nephrectomy at the time of donor-directed renal transplantation.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9740-9742

Department of Urology, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

The outcome of nephron-sparing surgical management of small renal masses is generally favorable, specifically in terms of long term renal function, overall survival, and oncologic outcomes. Given the overall prognosis and renal function preservation, transplantation of kidneys with small renal masses has increasingly been accepted as a donor option for renal transplantation. We present a case of an incidental renal mass on preoperative donor transplant evaluation and subsequent ex-vivo donor partial nephrectomy at the time of renal transplantation. Read More

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Placenta percreta into the urinary bladder: the importance of the urologist.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9736-9739

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The incidence of placenta accreta spectrum is on the rise. The most serious entity within this spectrum is percreta: extension beyond the uterus. The bladder is most commonly involved in these cases and is especially relevant for the urologist. Read More

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The safety wire with a ureteral access sheath - does it hurt more than it helps?

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9733-9735

Cleveland Clinic, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Introduction: Studies indicate that with a safety wire in the ureter, an increased amount of force is necessary to advance ureteral access sheaths up to the proximal ureter. Theoretically, the compression of the ureter with the wire could lead to an increase in number and severity of ureteral injuries secondary to placement of a sheath. This prospective study aims to evaluate if there is a correlation between the use of a safety wire and ureteral injury from sheath placement by evaluating the location of the wire in relation to the injury after ureteroscopy. Read More

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Factors associated with prolonged length of stay following robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9726-9732

Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Introduction: To prospectively analyze the association of clinical and operative variables on patient length of hospital stay (LOS) following robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) and develop an accurate clinical-based scoring system to predict prolonged LOS following RAPN.

Materials And Methods: We analyzed 304 consecutive RAPNs performed by a single surgeon. Prolonged LOS was defined as greater than 3 days of hospitalization postoperatively. Read More

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Assessment of complications following urinary diversion for benign indications.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9720-9725

Department of Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

Introduction: To evaluate complications following urinary diversion for non-malignant conditions.

Materials And Methods: We performed a retrospective review of patients undergoing urinary diversion for benign indications between 2000 and 2017. Data collected including patient demographic and clinical characteristics, surgical characteristics, and complications. Read More

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Prognostic implications of renal vein involvement in T3a renal cancer.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9715-9719

Urologic Surgery, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia, USA.

Introduction: The TNM staging system is used globally as the standard for interpreting the extent of cancer. Currently, T3a renal cell carcinoma is classified as tumor extending into the perinephric fat or renal vein. Prognostic outcomes may vary among renal cell carcinomas with renal vein involvement (RVI) versus those with perinephric fat involvement (PFI). Read More

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Return to work after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy versus radical retro-pubic prostatectomy.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9708-9714

Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

Introduction: We compared the return-to-work interval (RTWI) after radical retro-pubic prostatectomy (RRP) and robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) in men being treated for early-stage prostate cancer.

Materials And Methods: We mailed a 28-item questionnaire to a random sample of 2,696 patients who either had RRP from 1995 to 2004 or RALP from 2004 to 2011.

Results: We received analyzable questionnaires from 315 patients; 178 had RALP and 137 had RPP. Read More

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Outcomes of upper tract urothelial cancer managed non-surgically.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9699-9707

Department of Urology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Introduction: Approximately 7% of patients with localized upper tract urothelial cancer (UTUC) are treated without definitive therapy. Understanding outcomes and alternative therapy would aid in counseling older patients with comorbidities.

Materials And Methods: We utilized the National Cancer Database to identify patients with localized UTUC managed non-surgically between 2004 and 2013. Read More

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Overlapping surgeries: defining the 'critical portions' of the procedure.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9694-9698

Department of Urology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Introduction: An important aspect of overlapping surgery is to determine the 'critical portion' of an operation. Currently, there are no guidelines that standardize the critical portions of common urologic procedures. We sought to determine the relationship between the critical portions of common urologic operations as defined by the primary surgeon compared to the trainee at a single academic medical center. Read More

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Legends in Urology.

Authors:
David A Bloom

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9690-9693

Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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Is BCG a Hazardous Drug? Ask NIOSH, OSHA, and the USP.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9687-9689

Thomas Jefferson University / Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Hormone Therapy and Castration Resistance of Prostate Cancer.

Can J Urol 2019 Apr;26(2):9686

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Stromal sarcoma of the prostate.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9683-9685

Department of Urology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Primary spindle cell sarcoma of the prostate is exceedingly rare and accounts for 0.1% of all prostatic cancers. Typically, the disease course is rapid and portends a short and dismal prognosis. Read More

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February 2019
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Corynebacterium urealyticum: rare urinary tract infection with serious complications.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9680-9682

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Corynebacterium urealyticum is an organism associated with a rare chronic urinary tract infection, which can lead to calcification of the urinary tract and promote rapid lithogenesis. This case illustrates the serious complications that can arise from chronic infection with C. urealyticum, which include rapid progression of luminal and parenchymal urinary tract calcification and concomitant renal failure. Read More

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February 2019
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2-octyl cyanoacrylate hypospadias repair dressing: a retrospective, controlled comparison.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9675-9679

Department of Urology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

Introduction: 2-octyl cyanoacrylate (OC) has been shown to be a viable option for usage following standard circumcision but data on its utilization following hypospadias repair is limited. Both OC and a standard waterproof transparent dressing (WD) are used following hypospadias repair at our children's hospital. Our hypothesis is that patients with distal hypospadias repair using OC for surgical dressing have similar outcomes as compared to patients with WD. Read More

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February 2019

Endoscopic guided PCNL in the prone split-leg position versus supine PCNL: a comparative analysis stratified by Guy's stone score.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9664-9674

Section of Endourology, Division of Urology, Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil.

Introduction: The optimal patient positioning for percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) based on the complexity of stone burden is not yet defined. Thus, we aimed to evaluate the intraoperative parameters, effectiveness and complications of patients undergoing PCNL between the endoscopic-guided prone split-leg PCNL (ePSL) and the supine PCNL by stratifying patients according to Guy's stone score (GSS).

Materials And Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted of patients undergoing PCNL at two high-volume tertiary referral centers. Read More

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February 2019
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Urologists' estimations of the cost of commonly used disposable devices.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9660-9663

Division of Urology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

Introduction: To assess whether urologists are able to accurately estimate the cost of commonly used endourologic disposable devices.

Materials And Methods: An anonymous questionnaire was presented to resident and attending urologists in one academic healthcare system. Respondents estimated the cost of 15 disposable devices commonly used in ureteroscopy. Read More

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February 2019
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Extended hospital stay after radical cystectomy with enhanced recovery protocol.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9654-9659

The Institute of Urology, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Introduction: To evaluate the reasons leading to an extended hospital stay (EHS) in patients undergoing radical cystectomy (RC) with postoperative enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol.

Materials And Methods: A total of 509 patients underwent RC and urinary diversion with ERAS between May 2012 and March 2017. The protocol includes no bowel preparation, early feeding, predominantly non-narcotic pain control and µ opioid antagonists. Read More

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February 2019
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Predictors of deviation in neurovascular bundle preservation during robotic prostatectomy.

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9644-9653

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

Introduction: Neurovascular bundle (NVB) preservation during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) directly affects patient functional outcomes. Despite careful surgical planning, many NVB preservation techniques are changed intraoperatively from their preoperative plan. Our objective was to identify risk factors predicting intraoperative change in NVB preservation technique during RARP. Read More

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February 2019
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Does proximity of positive prostate biopsy core to capsular margin help predict side-specific extracapsular extension at prostatectomy?

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9634-9643

Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.

Introduction: To determine whether quantifying the proximity of positive prostate biopsy cores to the capsular edge may aid in identifying patients at risk for extracapsular extension (ECE) at the time of radical prostatectomy (RP).

Materials And Methods: We reviewed a single-surgeon experience of 429 systematic transrectal prostate biopsies from 2010-2014. Marking ink was applied to the capsular edge ex vivo following specimen acquisition, and the proximity of cancer to the stained capsular edge was measured. Read More

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February 2019
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Legends in Urology.

Authors:
Deen Sharma

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9630-9633

Urological Surgeon, Woodlands Hospital, Guyana.

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February 2019
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The Federalist Papers and Why Doctors Must Vote.

Authors:
Kevin R Loughlin

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9628-9629

Associate Editor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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February 2019
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Cell and Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer Updates, Insights and New Frontiers.

Authors:
Heidi Schatten

Can J Urol 2019 Feb;26(1):9627

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA.

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February 2019
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How I do it: Surgically inserted transversus abdominis plane (TAP) catheters for flank incisions.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9623-9626

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Pain control following major abdominal surgery remains a significant barrier to patient comfort. Although thoracic epidurals have been used to provide analgesia for these surgeries, the transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block is gaining popularity. The TAP catheter insertion method has transformed over the past two decades from a blinded technique to one conducted primarily under ultrasound guidance by anesthesiologists. Read More

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December 2018
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Unilateral segmental dysplasia of the vas deferens.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9620-9622

Department of Urology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA.

A healthy 35-year-old male presented for vasectomy after fathering two children. Due to difficulty palpating the left vas, the patient was taken to the operating room for scrotal exploration and vasectomy. The left vas was absent; however, a 1. Read More

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December 2018
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Rectourethral fistula: a rare complication after HoLEP.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9617-9619

Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

We report a rare complication of rectourethral fistula formation 6 weeks after a 70-year-old man underwent an uneventful HoLEP procedure. Cystourethrogram confirmed the diagnosis and the patient was managed conservatively with chronic indwelling catheter placement for 6 weeks. After this, his symptoms resolved completely and a repeat cystourethrogram showed marked resolution of the fistulous tract. Read More

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December 2018
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Giant renal angiomyolipoma in a solitary kidney.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9614-9616

Department of Urology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.

While renal angiomyolipomas (AMLs) generally remain small and asymptomatic, larger AMLs are more common in tuberous sclerosis patients. Giant AMLs over 20 cm are a rare entity and little is known about their management. We present a unique case of a 48-year-old woman with tuberous sclerosis and a 39 cm AML arising from a solitary kidney, after undergoing nephrectomy for a prior AML. Read More

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December 2018
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Near infrared fluorescence imaging system for laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9606-9613

Department of Urology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.

Introduction: Recently, the use of indocyanine green (ICG) with near infrared fluorescence (NIRF) imaging has emerged as an alternative technique for the real-time delineation of resection margins during partial nephrectomy (PN). We aimed to assess the feasibility of using NIRF imaging with ICG during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) to delineate the margin between normal renal parenchyma and renal cortical tumors.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective comparison of real-time tumor margin identification and operative outcomes was conducted for 83 patients who underwent LPN with NIRF imaging (IMAGE1 system) and 74 patients who did not. Read More

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December 2018
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"Allergic-like" reaction risk in patients undergoing non-intravenous contrast urography.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9601-9605

Section of Urology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

Introduction: Though widely performed, the safety of non-intravenous contrast (NIVC) urography in patients with documented intravenous, iodinated contrast allergic like reactions (ICA) is unclear. The purpose of this study was to determine the risk of "allergic-like" reaction (ALR) events in patients with ICA undergoing NIVC urography.

Materials And Methods: Patients undergoing contrast urography at a single institution were identified between 2011-2014. Read More

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December 2018
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Feasibility and clinical outcomes of ureteral stenting in the office procedural suite.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9596-9600

MD/PhD Program, Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, Texas, USA.

Introduction: Stent placement is a common procedure for addressing obstructive uropathy. However, lack of operating room (OR) availability can substantially delay this procedure. In this study, we sought to assess the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of this procedure in a clinical setting using nitrous oxide (N2O) and local anesthesia. Read More

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December 2018
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Outcomes of a urethroplasty algorithm for fossa navicularis strictures.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9591-9595

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Introduction: There is no standardized treatment algorithm for isolated fossa navicularis strictures and treatment modality often falls to surgeon preference. We evaluated the outcomes of a standardized algorithm for fossa navicularis strictures based on stricture etiology, lumen size, and glans size to minimize the number of patients requiring a two-stage urethral reconstruction.

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively reviewed a prospectively maintained urethral reconstruction database by a single surgeon from 2011-2018. Read More

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December 2018
3 Reads

Discharge materials provided to patients with kidney stones in the emergency department may be a source of misinformation.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9585-9590

University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont, USA.

Introduction: Renal colic is commonly seen in the emergency department (ED), where the focus is on diagnosis and symptom control. Educational materials are sometimes provided upon discharge, however, no standard content has been established. We characterized the educational materials given to patients reporting to EDs in different regions across the U. Read More

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December 2018
2 Reads

Bladder irrigation after transurethral resection of superficial bladder cancer: a systematic review of the literature.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9579-9584

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Urology Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

Introduction: The vast majority of bladder cancer is non-muscle invasive with transurethral resection (TURBT) as the gold standard for surgical treatment. There is a high recurrence of bladder cancer post surgery, which adds to the frustration in current urologic practice. Current standard of care to further reduce bladder cancer recurrence is instillation of intravesical chemotherapy (ICT), a practice that is not routinely followed. Read More

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December 2018
9 Reads
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Incisional hernia after cystectomy: incidence, risk factors and anthropometric predisposition.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9573-9578

Department of Urology, Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Introduction: Postoperative incisional hernias (PIH) are an established complication of abdominal surgery with rates after radical cystectomy (RC) poorly defined. The objective of this analysis is to compare rates and risk factors of PIH after open (ORC) and robotic-assisted (RARC) cystectomy at a tertiary-care referral center.

Materials And Methods: We performed a retrospective review of patients undergoing ORC and RARC from 2000-2015 with pre and postoperative cross-sectional imaging available. Read More

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December 2018
10 Reads

Legends in Urology.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9570-9572

Former Chairman of the EAU Scientific Office, Professor and Past-Chairman. Department of Urology, Hospital Bichat, Paris, France.

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December 2018
2 Reads

Before Ordering a Genetic Test Get to Know GINA.

Can J Urol 2018 12;25(6):9569

FACS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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December 2018
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Abstracts of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting October 4 - 7, 2018 Washington, DC.

Authors:
U A A

Can J Urol 2018 Oct;25(5):9534-9567

American Urological Association, USA.

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October 2018
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Primitive neuroectodermal tumor arising from an untreated congenital undescended testicle.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9530-9533

Department of Genitourinary Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA.

A 26-year-old male with a personal history of schizophrenia initially presented with a 13 cm pelvic mass corresponding to a cryptorchidic testis. The patient was treated with primary and second-line chemotherapy for metastatic germ-cell tumor followed by surgical consolidation. Final pathology revealed a primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) mixed with mature teratoma. Read More

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October 2018
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Epithelioid angiomyolipoma metastasis to the rectus abdominis.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9527-9529

Division of Urology, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

A 37-year-old female presented with abdominal pain. An abdominal computed tomography scan demonstrated a 10 cm x 13 cm left renal mass. An open adrenal-sparing radical nephrectomy was performed. Read More

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October 2018
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Ileal perforation in the setting of atezolizumab immunotherapy for advanced bladder cancer.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9525-9526

Department of Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

Atezolizumab is a promising immunotherapy for advanced urothelial carcinoma. Like other immune checkpoint inhibitors, it can produce rare immune-related adverse events (IRAEs). Here we present the recent case of a patient with metastatic bladder cancer who developed diarrhea and abdominal pain months after beginning atezolizumab therapy. Read More

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October 2018
23 Reads

Survival and secondary interventions following treatment for locally-advanced prostate cancer.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9516-9524

Department of Urology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.

Introduction: The utility of radical prostatectomy (RP) for locally-advanced prostate cancer remains unknown. Retrospective data has shown equivalent oncologic outcomes compared to radiation therapy (RT). RP may provide local tumor control and prevent secondary interventions from local invasion, and may decrease costs. Read More

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October 2018
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Impact of diabetes and metformin use on prostate cancer outcome of patients treated with radiation therapy: results from a large institutional database.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9509-9515

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Introduction: Conflicting data exists on the influence of metformin on prostate cancer. We investigated the importance of metformin in patients treated with radiotherapy or brachytherapy.

Materials And Methods: All patients from a large institutionalized database, treated for primary localized prostate cancer with either brachytherapy or external-beam radiotherapy ± androgen deprivation therapy were identified. Read More

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October 2018
6 Reads
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Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for duplex system: observed difference in outcomes between upper and lower pole resections.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9503-9508

The Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Introduction: Renal duplication is a relatively common congenital abnormality of the urinary tract, but symptomatic duplex kidney is a rare presentation in adults. Traditionally, the treatment of choice for poorly functioning moiety has been heminephrectomy. There is extensive literature detailing the outcomes of minimally invasive upper pole heminephrectomy, but comparatively little published regarding lower pole resection, especially in adult patients. Read More

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October 2018
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Nephrostomy tube placement prior to percutaneous nephrolithotomy does not impact outcomes.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9497-9502

Department of Urology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Introduction: This study aims to compare outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) performed with a nephrostomy tube placed prior to surgery versus access at the time of surgery.

Materials And Methods: Between March 2005 and August 2014, 233 PCNLs were performed. One hundred and nine of those cases underwent placement of nephrostomy tubes at least 1 day prior to surgery (Group A), and the remaining 124 cases were performed in which access was obtained at the time of PCNL (Group B). Read More

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October 2018
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Assessment of practices in screening and treating women with bacteriuria.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9486-9496

Divison of Urological Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Introduction: Evidence-based screening and treatment for bacteriuria is crucial to prevent increasing antibiotic resistance. The Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) previously released guidelines on the management of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) and uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. The study's objective was to assess physicians' practices in managing women with bacteriuria relative to these guideline recommendations. Read More

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October 2018
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Health-related quality of life after BCG or MMC induction for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9480-9485

Urology Clinic, Verona University - Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Verona, Italy.

Introduction: To evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) during the induction phase of intravesical instillations with BCG or MMC.

Materials And Methods: HRQoL was measured by two questionnaires from EORTC (QLQ-C30 and QLQ-BLS24), stratifying results by gender, age and therapy at the start of the therapy (T0), at last instillation (T1) and at 3 months after T1 (T2). The persistence of QoL-related side effects after 3 months from the end of the induction cycle was evaluated. Read More

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October 2018
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Cystectomy for benign disease: readmission, morbidity, and complications.

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9473-9479

Department of Urology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

Introduction: We sought to elucidate outcomes and risks associated with cystectomy and urinary diversion for benign urological conditions compared to malignant conditions.

Materials And Methods: We identified patients who underwent cystectomy and urinary diversion for benign and malignant diseases through the American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Improvement Program database for the period 2007-2015. Patients were selected for inclusion based upon their current procedure terminology and International Classification of Disease, Ninth revision codes. Read More

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October 2018
9 Reads

Legends in Urology.

Authors:
Lawson Douglas

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9469-9471

Kingston, Jamaica.

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October 2018
3 Reads

Why Doesn't Everyone Want To Be A Urologist, Our Tomorrows Will Be Better Than Our Yesterdays.

Authors:
Kevin R Loughlin

Can J Urol 2018 10;25(5):9467-9468

Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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October 2018
3 Reads