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Upfront cytoreductive nephrectomy vs. upfront systemic therapy in metastatic kidney cancer.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5666DOI Listing
February 2019

Associations between sexual satisfaction and function and the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms among men in a rural sub-Saharan African community.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Community Health, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda.

Introduction: The recognized association between erectile dysfunction (ED) with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) from high-income countries is unreported from Africa. Authentic figures on prevalence of ED and LUTS from Africa are scarce in the literature. This study was conducted to quantify sexual function and satisfaction among Ugandan men in relation to LUTS severity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5603DOI Listing
February 2019

Effect of preoperative urethral dilatation on preventing urethral stricture after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: A randomized controlled study.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Urology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, and Research Institute of Clinical Medicine of Chonbuk National University-Biomedical Research Institute and Clinical Trial Center of Medical Device of Chonbuk National University Hospital, Jeonju, Republic of Korea.

Introduction: We aimed to evaluate the effect of preoperative urethral dilatation during holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) on the prevention of urethral stricture.

Methods: A total of 72 patients without urethral stricture underwent HoLEP for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Recruited patients were randomly divided into two groups (groups A and B). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5781DOI Listing
February 2019

Images - A case of total laparoscopic resection of a giant solitary fibrous tumour of the seminal vesicle: A rare tumour that causes frequent micturition and abdominal pain.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Urology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5782DOI Listing
February 2019
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Case - Recurrent incarcerated inguinal bladder hernia with small bowel obstruction.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Urology, Queen's University, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5740DOI Listing
February 2019
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The impact of a muscle pump activator on incisional wound healing compared to standard stockings and compression devices in kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant recipients: A randomized controlled trial.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

Introduction: We aimed to evaluate the impact of thrombo-embolic-deterrent + intermittent pneumatic compression (TED + IPC) vs. muscle pump activator (MPA) on incisional wound healing in kidney and simultaneous pancreas- kidney (SPK) transplant recipients.

Methods: We conducted a single-centre, randomized controlled trial in which 104 patients (kidney n=94; SPK n=10) were randomly assigned to wear TED + IPC (n= 52) or MPA (n=52) for the first six days following surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5822DOI Listing
February 2019
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A systematic management algorithm for perioperative complications after robotic assisted partial nephrectomy.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 02 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Urology Department, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland.

Nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) is the treatment of choice for T1 renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Since the first robotic assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) was performed in 2004, NSS is being implemented with increasing frequency. RAPN will likely become the gold standard procedure for T1 RCC due to improved dexterity, enhanced visualization, shorter learning curve, quicker recovery time, and shortened warm ischemic time. Read More

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February 2019

Is delayed graft function associated with ureteral stenosis in the kidney transplant recipient? A case-control study.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Department of Urology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico.

Introduction: Ureteral stricture (US) in the kidney transplant recipient is a rare complication that can lead to morbidity and graft loss. Risk factor recognition is crucial in the prevention and management of this entity. Delayed graft function (DGF), as defined by the need for dialysis in the first week after transplantation, has been proposed as a risk factor in previous studies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5794DOI Listing
February 2019
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The My-T study: Patient satisfaction and preference comparing topical and nasal testosterone therapies.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Mississauga, ON, Canada.

Introduction: Natesto, testosterone nasal gel (TNG) is an intranasal testosterone therapy (TTh) used to restore testosterone levels and improve symptoms of hypogonadism. Treatment requires application two (bid) or three (tid) times daily. The Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM) and a Patient Preference and Use (PPU) Questionnaire were used to obtain patient feedback on the use of TNG and compare to experience with topical TTh. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5680DOI Listing
February 2019
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Images - pT3a clear-cell renal cell carcinoma in a renal allograft managed effectively with open partial nephrectomy.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 26. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5789DOI Listing
February 2019

Neonatal epididymo-orchitis: An unusual manifestation of salmonellosis.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb 22. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Division of Urology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5878DOI Listing
February 2019

Improving access to surgical innovation in the community: Implementation of shared access model in Canadian healthcare.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5248DOI Listing
January 2019
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The effect of recurrent direct vision internal urethrotomy for short anterior urethral strictures on the disease course and the predictors of treatment failure.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Urology, Sakarya University, Education and Research Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey.

Introduction: The objective of this study was to investigate the disease course after direct vision internal urethrotomy (DVIU) for short anterior urethral strictures.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 94 patients who underwent DVIU of the anterior urethra. Patients' age, etiology, length and localization of the strictures, total number of DVIU procedures, comorbidities, and other data were evaluated. Read More

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January 2019
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Images - Sclerosing mesenteritis presenting with unilateral hydro-ureteronephrosis.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Université Laval, CHU de Québec, Hôpital St-François d'Assise, Quebec City, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5689DOI Listing
January 2019

Laparoscopic pyeloplasty practice patterns in Canada.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Introduction: Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) is a condition characterized by partial or complete obstruction of urine transport from the renal pelvis to the ureter and can present with intermittent flank pain, recurrent urinary tract infections, renal stones, or renal dysfunction. While historically, open pyeloplasty was the gold standard for surgical management, laparoscopic methods to repair UPJO have largely taken over as the preferred approach for adolescent and adult patients. Despite near universal adoption of laparoscopic pyeloplasty among Canadian urologists, it remains a technically complex procedure and considerable variability exists in the procedural steps performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5675DOI Listing
January 2019
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Are there differences between de novo and secondary upper tract urothelial carcinoma tumours?

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network and the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Introduction: Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) accounts for <5% of all urothelial cancers. We aimed to ascertain the clinical differences between UTUC tumours presenting de novo (DnUTUC) and those presenting secondary (SUTUC) following a bladder cancer diagnosis.

Methods: Our institutional database was queried for all UTUC patients who were surgically treated with radical nephroureterectomy or ureterectomy between 2003 and 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5595DOI Listing
January 2019

Percutaneous irreversible electroporation for the treatment of small renal masses: The first Canadian case series.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Introduction: Irreversible electroporation (IRE) is a novel technology used in the minimally invasive treatment of small solid organ tumours. Currently, there is a paucity of literature studying treatment of small renal masses (SRMs) with IRE. Our pilot study is the first case series in Canada to use IRE in the treatment of SRMs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5728DOI Listing
January 2019

Detection of circulating tumour cells and their potential use as a biomarker for advanced renal cell carcinoma.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Introduction: The aim of this study was to detect circulating tumour cells (CTCs) in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) using a novel CTC detection platform. Furthermore, we evaluated the clinical outcomes associated with a CTC-positive status.

Methods: A total of 34 patients with advanced RCC (stage III or IV) were prospectively enrolled, and 104 peripheral blood samples were analyzed for the presence of CTCs at various time points. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5605DOI Listing
January 2019
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Evaluation of inter-professional communication and leadership skills among graduating Canadian urology residents.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada.

Introduction: The importance of developing inter-professional communication and leadership skills among residents is well-recognized; however, formal tools to assess these skills are lacking. The goal of our study was to assess the leader and communicator roles in graduating urology residents using a validated self-assessment form developed for business students that focuses on inter-professional skills.

Methods: Chief residents (n=36) were evaluated with surveys of communication and leadership skills. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5643DOI Listing
January 2019
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Resident-run urology clinics: A tool for use in competency-based medical education for teaching and assessing transition-to-practice skills.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Division of Urology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Introduction: In a competency-based approach to resident education, a component of training should focus on skills needed for the transition from residency to independent practice. The ability to run an outpatient clinic represents one such skill. Resident-run clinics (RRC) have been implemented in family medicine programs to allow residents to practice this skill, and have enhanced learning while providing excellent patient satisfaction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5710DOI Listing
January 2019

Medical urologists…no longer an oxymoron.

Authors:
Richard Casey

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):71-72

Community Urologist, Oakville, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5820DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363572PMC
February 2019

The role of mobile technology for resident assessment of surgical skills in the CBME era.

Authors:
Kashif Visram

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):51-52

Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5849DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363570PMC
February 2019

The QUEST for better marks.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):43-44

Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5830DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363566PMC
February 2019
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The relationship between HPV and penile cancer: Filling a knowledge gap in the general population.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):38

Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5838DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363573PMC
February 2019
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Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: Underused across the 49 parallel.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):29-31

Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen's Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5827DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363561PMC
February 2019

Canadian Urological Association Best Practice Report: Diagnosis and management of radiation-induced hemorrhagic cystitis.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):15-23

Department of Surgery (Urology) and Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5788DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363576PMC
February 2019
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Are we ready to embark on further regionalization of urological surgery across Canada?

Authors:
D Robert Siemens

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Feb;13(2):7-8

Department of Urology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada; CUAJ Editor-in-Chief.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5850DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363563PMC
February 2019

Canadian Urological Association guideline: Perioperative thromboprophylaxis and management of anticoagulation.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Apr 14;13(4):105-114. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5828DOI Listing
April 2019
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Growth rates and outcomes of observed large renal masses.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Urology, Queen's University Kingston, ON, Canada.

Introduction: The natural history of small renal masses has been well defined, leading to the recommendation of active surveillance in some patients with limited life expectancy. However, this information is less clear for large renal masses (LRM), leading to ambiguity for management in the older, comorbid patient. The objective of this study was to define the natural history, including the growth rate and metastatic risk, of LRM in order to better counsel patients regarding active surveillance. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5545DOI Listing
December 2018
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The cost of treatment and its related complications for men who receive surgery or radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Division of Urology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.

Introduction: We sought to examine the costs related to treatment and treatment-related complications for patients treated with surgery or radiation for localized prostate cancer.

Methods: We performed a population-based, retrospective cohort study of men who underwent open radical prostatectomy or radiation from 2004-2009 in Ontario, Canada. Costs, including initial treatment and inpatient hospitalization, emergency room visit, outpatient consultation, physician billings, and medication costs, were determined for five years following treatment using a validated costing algorithm. Read More

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https://cuaj.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/5598
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December 2018
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Surveillance urodynamics for neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction: A systematic review.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Apr 3;13(4):133-141. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Urology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, United States.

Introduction: Baseline urodynamic characterization in patients with neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction (NLUTD) allows detection of unsafe storage and voiding pressures and optimization of these parameters through medical or surgical intervention. Surveillance urodynamics (sUDS) studies are performed in the ambulatory setting after baseline characterization, with the goal of monitoring bladder function. How often this study should be performed and the circumstances that should prompt repeated studies are unknown. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5563DOI Listing
April 2019
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The oncological outcomes of small cell carcinoma of the bladder.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada.

Introduction: Small cell carcinoma of the bladder (SmCC) is a rare and aggressive genitourinary malignancy. The paucity of clinical trials and outcome data provide no standard treatment guidelines. Accordingly, patient prognosis is poor. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5579DOI Listing
December 2018
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DrillCut vs VersaCut prostate tissue morcellation devices after holmium laser enucleation: A prospective, randomized controlled trial.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Introduction: We aimed to compare efficacy, safety, and cost of disposables of the DrillCut morcellator with the VersaCut morcellator after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP).

Methods: After obtaining ethical approval, consecutive patients undergoing HoLEP for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia were randomized to have their enucleated prostates morcellated by either Karl Storz DrillCut or Lumenis VersaCut morcellators. All procedures were performed by two experienced urologists. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5626DOI Listing
December 2018
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Postoperative complications of hypospadias repair in patients receiving caudal block vs. non-caudal anesthesia: A meta-analysis.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

Introduction: We performed a meta-analysis of the current literature to assess the association of caudal block and postoperative complication rates following hypospadias repair.

Methods: A Systematic literature search was conducted on October 2017. Five reviewers independently screened, identified, and evaluated comparative studies assessing postoperative outcomes following hypospadias repair with and without caudal block. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5688DOI Listing
December 2018
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Chief urology resident management of the urinary tract in stable patients with high spinal cord injuries - survey results and applications in the era of Competence by Design.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Urology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada.

Introduction: The urologist's role in the management of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) is to prevent upper tract damage and renal failure while facilitating acceptable means for urine elimination. Residency provides the framework to manage SCI patients. The purpose of this study was to determine the surveillance practices of chief urology residents in high SCI patients (T4/5 and above) and their confidence in managing this patient population. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5570DOI Listing
December 2018
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Impact of LUTS on urine volume in stone formers The impact of lower urinary tract symptomatology on urine volumes in stone formers.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Division of Urology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Introduction: We aimed to determine if there is a correlation between International Prostate Symptom scores (IPSS) and 24-hour urine collection volumes, as patients experiencing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) may have impaired ability to increase fluid intake for stone prevention.

Methods: We conducted a single-centre, retrospective review was performed of stone-formers presenting from 2014-2016. Inclusion criteria were completion of an IPSS questionnaire and a 24-hour urine collection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5530DOI Listing
December 2018
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Canadian consensus algorithm for erectile rehabilitation following prostate cancer treatment.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 12 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Division of Urology, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Introduction: The present descriptive analysis carried out by a pan-Canadian panel of expert healthcare practitioners (HCPs) summarizes best practices for erectile rehabilitation following prostate cancer (PCa) treatment. This algorithm was designed to support an online sexual health and rehabilitation e-clinic (SHARe-Clinic), which provides biomedical guidance and supportive care to Canadian men recovering from PCa treatment. The implications of the algorithm may be used inform clinical practice in community settings. Read More

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https://cuaj.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/5653
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December 2018
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Techniques - Robotic-assisted laparoscopic implantation of artificial urinary sphincter with concomitant hysterectomy and sacrocolpopexy.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5580DOI Listing
November 2018
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Factors underlying treatment decision-making for localized prostate cancer in the U.S. and Canada: A scoping review using principal component analysis.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Introduction: The purpose of this research is to gather, collate, and identify key factors commonly studied in localized prostate cancer (LPC) treatment decision-making in Canada and the U.S.

Methods: This scoping review uses five databases (Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL, AMED, and PsycInfo) to identify relevant articles using a list of inclusion and exclusion criteria applied by two reviewers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5538DOI Listing
November 2018
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Perceptions on Competence by Design in urology.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Education, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

Introduction: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has begun implementing Competence by Design (CBD). However, it is unclear how much urology trainees and faculty know about CBD, their attitudes towards this change, and their willingness to embrace and participate in this new model of training.

Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted through an online survey, which was administered to all trainees and faculty at Canadian urology programs prior to the implementation of CBD. Read More

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https://cuaj.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/5610
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November 2018
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Segmental ureterectomy can be performed safely in patients with urothelial carcinoma of distal ureter.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Urology, Peking University First Hospital, Institute of Urology and National Urological Cancer Center, Peking University, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Introduction: We aimed to compare oncological outcomes by surgery type (segmental ureterectomy [SU] vs. radical nephroureterectomy [RNU]) in a large cohort of patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) of the distal ureter.

Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of 219 patients with UTUC of the distal ureter among 931 patients with UTUC who underwent SU and RNU. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5555DOI Listing
November 2018
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Endogenous HS production deficiencies lead to impaired renal erythropoietin production.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

Introduction: Patients suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) experience a number of associated comorbidities, including anemia. Relative deficiency in renal erythropoietin (EPO) production is thought to be a primary cause of anemia. Interestingly, CKD patients display low levels of hydrogen sulfide (HS), an endogenously derived renal oxygen sensor. Read More

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https://cuaj.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/5658
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November 2018
18 Reads
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Case - Prostatic abscess in an adolescent.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Division of Urology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, the Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation; School of Medicine, Budhist Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.

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https://cuaj.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/5542
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November 2018
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30-day readmission after radical cystectomy: Identifying targets for improvement using the phases of surgical care.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Center for Surgery and Health Economics, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

Introduction: Postoperative readmissions following radical cystectomy (RC) have gained attention in the past decade. Postoperative and post-discharge complications play a role in readmission rates; however, our ability to predict readmissions remains poor.

Methods: Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database, we identified patients with bladder cancer undergoing RC from 2013-2015. Read More

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https://cuaj.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/5455
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November 2018
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Case - Fungal urosepsis after ureteroscopy in a patient on new generation of anti-hyperglycemic medication.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5635DOI Listing
November 2018
4 Reads
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Is there an increased risk of an infected prosthetic joint after cystoscopy or transurethral prostatectomy?

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Nov 5. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5721DOI Listing
November 2018
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