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Urological dysfunction in patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia.

Neurourol Urodyn 2019 Mar 8. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Inserm U1179, UFR des sciences de la santé, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France.

Aims: Purposes of this study were to describe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and related urodynamic patterns in patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), and to characterize LUTS management and associated uronephrological complications.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed medical files of HSP patients, consecutively followed in our Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Department between 1999 and 2016. Clinical, urodynamic, and radiological data were collected and analyzed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.23957DOI Listing
March 2019
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Transurethral resection of the prostate with preservation of the bladder neck decreases postoperative retrograde ejaculation.

Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne 2019 Jan 14;14(1):96-101. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Geriatric Medicine, Xiang Ya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, China.

Introduction: Even though transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is the standard surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), there is a high rate of postoperative retrograde ejaculation.

Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of TURP with preservation of the bladder neck in comparison with that of standard TURP.

Material And Methods: This is a retrospective study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/wiitm.2018.79536DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6372866PMC
January 2019
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[Iatrogenic urethral structures in men].

Urologiia 2018 Oct(4):56-63

N.I. Pirogov RNRMU of Minzdrav of Russia, Department of Urology and Andrology, Moscow, Russia.

Introduction: Iatrogenic urethral damage is the leading etiologic factor for urethral stricture in men in developed countries and second after traumatic injury in developing ones. This study aimed to evaluate the frequency of iatrogenic strictures of the urethra and the results of their treatment.

Materials And Methods: This retrospective analysis comprised 133 patients who were treated for iatrogenic urethral stricture from 2011to 2016. Read More

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October 2018

[Long-term monitoring of leukocyturia and bacteriuria after acute obstructive pyelonephritis].

Urologiia 2018 Oct(4):44-48

RostSMU of Minzdrav of Russia, Rostov on Don, Russia.

The generally accepted standard of antibiotic therapy aimed at causative agent does not exclude the risk of acute obstructive pyelonephritis (AOP) to become chronic after the end of antibiotic therapy, resulting in a high incidence of relapses. To assess the outcomes of the AOP, we undertook a prospective clinical trial. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study comprised 51 consistently selected patients (12 men and 39 women) with AOP occurred as a result of unilateral ureteric calculus obstruction. Read More

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October 2018
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'En Bloc' HoLEP with early apical release in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

World J Urol 2019 Feb 8. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

ICUA-Clínica CEMTRO, Av. Ventisquero de la Condesa 42, 28035, Madrid, Spain.

Purpose: HoLEP represents an excellent treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Recently, 'en bloc' techniques resulting in improved visualization, shorter surgical times, and easier recognition of the dissection plane have been described. In this paper we describe the 'En bloc' HoLEP technique with early apical release. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-019-02671-4DOI Listing
February 2019
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Retrospective evaluation of nitrofurantoin and pivmecillinam for the treatment of lower urinary tract infections in men.

PLoS One 2019 25;14(1):e0211098. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Infectious Diseases, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

Objectives: This study aimed to retrospectively assess the clinical outcome with nitrofurantoin and pivmecillinam for lower urinary tract infections (UTI) in men. Patients treated with trimethoprim were also included for comparison.

Methods: All prescriptions of the study antibiotics to adult men in Uppsala County, Sweden, during 2012 were extracted. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6347205PMC
January 2019

Suprapubic bladder drainage and epidural catheters following abdominal surgery-A risk for urinary tract infections?

PLoS One 2019 23;14(1):e0209825. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

University Hospital Würzburg, Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery, Würzburg, Germany.

Background: Epidural catheters are state of the art for postoperative analgesic in abdominal surgery. Due to neurolysis it can lead to postoperative urinary tract retention (POUR), which leads to prolonged bladder catheterization, which has an increased risk for urinary tract infections (UTI). Our aim was to identify the current perioperative management of urinary catheters and, second, to identify the optimal time of suprapubic bladder catheter removal in regard to the removal of the epidural catheter. Read More

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0209825PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6343869PMC
January 2019
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Condyloma Acuminata Presenting as Isolated Papillary Lesions in the Prostatic Urethra.

Am J Case Rep 2018 Dec 22;19:1522-1525. Epub 2018 Dec 22.

Department of Pathology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA.

BACKGROUND A condyloma acuminatum is a sexually transmitted, human papillomavirus (HPV) associated, neoplasm. In men, it is predominantly found on external genitalia and rarely progresses more proximally than the distal penile urethra. Condyloma acuminata of the prostatic urethra are rare and are usually seen as an extension of, or in association with external lesions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.911682DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6320550PMC
December 2018
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The safety and efficacy of transurethral microwave therapy in high-risk catheter-dependent men.

Turk J Urol 2018 Nov 19;45(1):27-30. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System, Portland, USA.

Objective: Previous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT) in the management of high-risk catheter-dependent men, although few have assessed safety in high-risk patients, including those continuing anticoagulation therapy during treatment. Our goal was to assess the safety and effectiveness of TUMT in a population of high-risk catheter-dependent men.

Material And Methods: A retrospective analysis of patients who underwent TUMT at a single Veterans Affairs facility for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia was completed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/tud.2018.09622DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6342576PMC
November 2018
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Catheter-associated bacterial flora in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia: shift in antimicrobial susceptibility pattern.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 Nov 20;18(1):590. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Urology, Medical University of Warsaw, Lindleya 4, 02-005, Warsaw, Poland.

Background: Men with urinary retention secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are prone to genitourinary infections. Physicians should be aware of the current antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in this population if empirical treatment is needed. The goal of this study was to evaluate variations in prevalence, composition and antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial flora in men with indwelling catheters subjected to surgery for BPH in chosen time periods since 1994. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3507-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6247620PMC
November 2018
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Using Temporary Prostatic Stents to Eliminate Bacterial Colonization in Men with Chronic Indwelling Catheters: A Pilot Study.

Cureus 2018 Aug 16;10(8):e3152. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA.

Background Chronic urinary catheterization is commonly associated with chronic bacterial colonization and high rates of symptomatic infection that increase morbidity and mortality. This study describes the results of replacing chronic catheters with temporary prostatic stents (TPS) to reduce bacterial colonization rates. Methods Twenty-two chronically catheterized adult male patients were enrolled. Read More

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https://www.cureus.com/articles/12465-using-temporary-prosta
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.3152DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6207174PMC
August 2018
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Lower Urinary Tract Function in Familial Spastic Paraplegia.

Eur Neurol 2018 2;80(3-4):121-125. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Continence Center, Dokkyo Medical College, Tochigi, Japan.

In order to investigate lower urinary tract function in hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), we recruited 12 HSP patients: 8 men, 4 women; mean age, 64.6 years; mean disease duration, 18.9 years; walk without cane, 2, walk with cane, 6, wheelchair bound, 3. Read More

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https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/494030
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000494030DOI Listing
March 2019
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Assessment of quality of life in patients of urethral stricture on clean intermittent catheterization following direct vision internal urethrotomy.

Urol Ann 2018 Oct-Dec;10(4):395-399

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

Context: Clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) after direct vision internal urethrotomy (DVIU).

Aims: The aim is to assess the quality of life (QOL) in patients with urethral strictures on CIC following DVIU.

Settings And Design: Prospective study. Read More

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http://www.urologyannals.com/text.asp?2018/10/4/395/243208
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/UA.UA_34_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6194795PMC
November 2018
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The effects of augmentation cystoplasty and botulinum toxin injection on patient-reported bladder function and quality of life among individuals with spinal cord injury performing clean intermittent catheterization.

Neurourol Urodyn 2019 Jan 30;38(1):285-294. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

Aims: Clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) is recommended after spinal cord injury (SCI) because it has the least complications, however, CIC has a high discontinuation rate. We hypothesized that bladder botulinum toxin injection or augmentation cystoplasty may improve satisfaction with CIC.

Methods: The NBRG registry is a multicenter, prospective, observational study asking SCI participants about neurogenic bladder (NGB) related quality of life (QoL). Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/nau.23849
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.23849DOI Listing
January 2019
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Outcomes of Early Removal of Urinary Catheter Following Rectal Resection for Cancer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2019 Jan 23;26(1):79-85. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Purpose: Early postoperative urinary catheter removal decreases urinary tract infection (UTI) rate and accelerates patient mobilization. The aim of this study is to determine the results of systematic urinary catheter removal on postoperative day (POD) 1 in patients undergoing rectal resection for cancer.

Patients And Methods: Using a prospectively maintained database of 469 patients who underwent rectal resection for cancer, a retrospective review of all patients with urinary catheter removal on POD1 was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6822-xDOI Listing
January 2019

Urinary Retention in Adults: Evaluation and Initial Management.

Am Fam Physician 2018 Oct;98(8):496-503

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Urinary retention is the acute or chronic inability to voluntarily pass an adequate amount of urine. The condition predominantly affects men. The most common causes are obstructive in nature, with benign prostatic hyperplasia accounting for 53% of cases. Read More

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October 2018
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Onabotulinum toxin A Injections in Men With Refractory Idiopathic Detrusor Overactivity.

Urology 2019 Jan 26;123:242-246. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Department of Urology, Guy's Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's College London, London, UK. Electronic address:

Objective: To establish the effectiveness and safety profile of Onaboulinum toxin A (BTX-A) in men with idiopathic detrusor overactivity and compare with the outcomes observed in women. Several randomized trials have demonstrated the effectiveness of intradetrusor BTX-A injections in improving symptoms and quality of life in patients with overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Most trials however contained relatively few men or excluded men altogether. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2018.09.016DOI Listing
January 2019
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Intermittent Catheterization and Urinary Tract Infection: A Comparative Study Between Germany and Brazil.

J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;45(6):521-526

Fabiana Faleiros, PhD, RN, University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, São Paulo, Brazil. Christoph de Oliveira Käppler, PhD, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Dortmund, Germany. Talita Rosa, RN, University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, São Paulo, Brazil. Fernanda Raphael Escobar Gimenes, PhD, RN, University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, São Paulo, Brazil.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe and compare factors that affect urinary tract infection (UTI) rates in people with spina bifida (SB) and neurogenic bladder dysfunction before and following initiation of intermittent catheterization (IC).

Design: A quantitative, descriptive, correlational study.

Subjects And Setting: The study included people who were from Germany, a high-income nation, and Brazil, a middle-income nation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/WON.0000000000000476DOI Listing
March 2019
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A new urethral catheterisation device (UCD) to manage difficult urethral catheterisation.

World J Urol 2018 Sep 24. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Urology Department, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

The cost of urethral catheterisation injury (UCI) is significant, but the true incidence of patient care error is difficult to establish in the absence of specific hospital codes recording difficult urethral catheterisation (DUC) and UCI. For many years urologists are familiar passing a non-traumatic hydrophilic guidewire blindly into the bladder to aid urethral catheter insertion in difficult circumstances. However, so far, no purpose-built regulated medical device was available on the market and clinicians had to improvise. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2499-9DOI Listing
September 2018
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Comparison Between Thulium Laser VapoEnucleation and GreenLight Laser Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate in Real-Life Setting: Propensity Score Analysis.

Urology 2018 Nov 14;121:147-152. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Department of Urology, IRCCS INRCA, Ancona, Italy.

Objective: To compare in daily practice efficacy and safety of standard 180-Watt GreenLight laser photoselective vaporization (PVP) and Thulium laser Vaporesection of the prostate (ThuVEP).

Materials And Methods: All men were evaluated with prostate volume, prostate-specific antigen, International Prostate Symptom Score, and maximum urinary flow. Patient global impression of improvement was evaluated with patient global impression of improvement scale for 6 months. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2018.09.007DOI Listing
November 2018
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Predictive variables of spontaneous micturition recovery after acute urinary retention in men with benign prostatic enlargement: An observational prospective study.

Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2018 Sep 4. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Department of Surgical, Oncological and Stomatological Sciences, Section of Urology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

Objective: Acute urinary retention (AUR) is the sudden and painful inability to urinate spontaneously. AUR is one of the most significant complications of benign prostatic enlargement. The management of AUR is based on transurethral catheterization. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/luts.12241DOI Listing
September 2018
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[Technique and management of urinary catheterization in men].

Prog Urol 2018 Nov 1;28(14):783-789. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Service d'urologie, centre hospitalier départemental site de La Roche-sur-Yon Les Oudairies, 85925 La Roche-sur-Yon cedex 9, France.

Introduction: In France, the urinary catheterization especially in men, is governed by Article R. 4311-10 of Decree No. 2004-802 of 29 July 2004 of the Public Health Code. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.purol.2018.07.282DOI Listing
November 2018
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Social Determinants of Health in the lives of urinary catheter users.

Rev Bras Enferm 2018 Jul-Aug;71(4):1928-1933

Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing. Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil.

Objective: To identify the influence of social determinants of health on the life conditions of patients who use intermittent urinary catheters.

Method: This was a descriptive study conducted in a rehabilitation center with 243 neurogenic bladder patients who used clear intermittent urinary catheters. The study was carried out between March 2012 and October 2015, using interviews based on semi-structured instruments, and data analysis using descriptive statistics. Read More

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http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2017-0282DOI Listing
January 2019
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Bladder emptying method is the primary determinant of urinary tract infections in patients with spinal cord injury: results from a prospective rehabilitation cohort study.

BJU Int 2019 Feb 9;123(2):342-352. Epub 2018 Sep 9.

Swiss Paraplegic Research, Nottwil, Switzerland.

Objective: To understand the occurrence of and risk factors for urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) undergoing specialized SCI rehabilitation in Switzerland.

Patients And Methods: This study used data collected from 369 patients, who participated in a nationwide rehabilitation cohort for SCI in Switzerland between 2013 and 2017. Information on UTIs as well as their potential determinants, including demographics, lesion characteristics, and time-updated data on functional independence and bladder management, was used. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/bju.14514
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bju.14514DOI Listing
February 2019
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A Multicenter Study of Patient-Reported Infectious and Noninfectious Complications Associated With Indwelling Urethral Catheters.

JAMA Intern Med 2018 Aug;178(8):1078-1085

Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Importance: Indwelling urethral catheters (ie, Foley catheters) are important in caring for certain hospitalized patients but can also cause complications in patients.

Objective: To determine the incidence of infectious and noninfectious patient-reported complications associated with the indwelling urethral catheter.

Design, Setting, And Participants: A prospective cohort study of consecutive patients with placement of a new indwelling urethral catheter while hospitalized at 1 of 4 US hospitals in 2 states. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.2417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6143107PMC
August 2018
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Antimicrobial Lubricant Did Not Reduce Infection Rate in Transrectal Biopsy Patients in a Large Randomized Trial Due to Low Complication Rates.

Eur Urol Focus 2018 Jun 22. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Martini-Clinic, Prostate Cancer Centre, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Department of Urology, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. Electronic address:

Background: Transrectal prostate biopsy (pbx) is the most frequent outpatient procedure in the urological field. Septic complications are a major health issue.

Objective: To evaluate complication rates with or without an antimicrobial lubricant. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2018.06.005DOI Listing
June 2018
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Formal sacrocolpopexy reduces hypercontinence rates in female neobladder formation.

Neurourol Urodyn 2018 Sep 17;37(7):2281-2285. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Department of Surgery, Urology Division Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.

Aims: Continent urinary diversion is preferred by some patients and orthotopic urinary diversion (OUD) has become the procedure of choice for most men following cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer. OUD in women, however, is less common, likely due to a high rate of hypercontinence (HC), potentially from lax support of pelvic structures similar to pelvic organ prolapse. As such, we evaluated if abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC) at the time of OUD in women led to decreased rates of HC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.23584DOI Listing
September 2018
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The impact of time to catheter removal on short-, intermediate- and long-term urinary continence after radical prostatectomy.

World J Urol 2018 Aug 26;36(8):1247-1253. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Martini-Klinik Prostate Cancer Center, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany.

Purpose: To assess the impact of prolonged catheterization time on 1-week (short-term), 3-month (intermediate-term) and 1-year (long-term) UC.

Methods: Between 2008 and 2015, 6918 men underwent RP by four high-volume surgeons. Exclusion criteria were baseline urinary incontinence (UI) and radiotherapy prior or within 12 months after RP. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2274-yDOI Listing
August 2018
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Use of Urinary Collection Devices in Community and Nursing Homes in Istria County.

Urol Int 2018 2;100(3):333-338. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

Introduction: This study is aimed at assessing the use of various types of urinary catheters, appropriateness of catheter placement and factors associated with antibiotic use in a population of chronically catheterized patients in Istria County.

Materials And Methods: This cross-sectional study, conducted between March and June 2017 in Istria County, Croatia, was initiated through a network of general family medicine offices. Data were collected from general practitioners (GPs) and from medical managers in nursing homes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000486900DOI Listing
December 2018
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Urinary function following radical cystectomy and orthotopic neobladder urinary reconstruction.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Jun 23;12(6):181-186. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

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

Introduction: An orthotopic neobladder urinary diversion aims to minimize the physical and psychological effects of radical cystectomy through avoidance of a stoma and maintenance of urethral voiding. Neobladder function reported in the literature ranges widely due to differences in patient selection and method of assessment. The objective of the study was to characterize functional outcomes of consecutive patients treated at a tertiary care hospital. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.4877DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5994980PMC
June 2018
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A real-world experience with augmentation enterocystoplasty-High patient satisfaction with high complication rates.

Neurourol Urodyn 2018 Feb 21;37(2):744-750. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Department of Urology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan.

Aims: To investigate the real treatment outcomes after augmentation enterocystoplasty (AE) of patients with refractory neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Methods: Retrospective follow-up in a single center. The videourodynamic data, renal function, incontinence grade, voiding pattern and management, clinical outcome, and complications were evaluated. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/nau.23339
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.23339DOI Listing
February 2018
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Retrospective Analysis of Short-Term Outcomes After Monopolar Versus Laser Endoscopic Enucleation of the Prostate: A Single Center Experience.

J Endourol 2018 May 13;32(5):417-423. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

1 Research Institute for Uronephrology and Reproductive Health, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) , Moscow, Russia .

Introduction: Endoscopic enucleation of the prostate (EEP) has been recognized as a viable treatment modality for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The aim of our study was to compare the efficacy and functional outcomes of three different techniques of EEP, including monopolar enucleation (MEP), holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP), and thulium laser enucleation of the prostate (ThuLEP).

Methods: The study consisted of a retrospective comparison of pre- and postoperative parameters in men undergoing three types of EEP: MEP, HoLEP, and ThuLEP. Read More

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/end.2017.0898
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2017.0898DOI Listing
May 2018
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Initial Experience Performing In-office Ultrasound-guided Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Under Local Anesthesia Using the PrecisionPoint Transperineal Access System.

Urology 2018 May 1;115:8-13. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

Objective: To describe our procedural technique and initial outcomes performing in-office transperineal prostate biopsies using the PrecisionPoint Transperineal Access System (Perineologic, Cumberland, MD).

Patients And Methods: Following institutional review board approval, we retrospectively reviewed the records of men who underwent an in-office transperineal prostate biopsy using the PrecisionPoint device. Records were reviewed for baseline characteristics, biopsy results, and postbiopsy complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2018.01.021DOI Listing
May 2018
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Donegal Going against the Flow: National Differences in Long-Term Urinary Catheterisation Rates in Men (> 65 Years) With Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy.

Ir Med J 2017 Oct 10;110(9):640. Epub 2017 Oct 10.

Lifford Health Centre, Donegal.

An analysis of Primary Care Reimbursement Service (PCRS, 2013) data demonstrated high rates of urinary catheter changes in Donegal compared to other regions of Ireland. There is a catheter change rate of 10.2% in Donegal men over 65 with medical cards (GMS) compared to rates of 2. Read More

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October 2017

[Bacteriuria and Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infections during Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Patients with Short-Term Urinary Catheters - Prospective Randomised Study in Patients after Joint Replacement Surgery].

Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 2017 ;84(5):368-371

Ortopedická klinika Fakultní nemocnice a Lékařské fakulty Univerzity Karlovy v Hradci Králové.

PURPOSE OF THE STUDY A very serious complication following joint replacement surgery is periprosthetic joint infection that can be caused by a urinary tract infection. Insertion of an indwelling urinary catheter constitutes a risk factor that may result in urinary tract infections. The aim of this prospective randomised study was to compare the occurrence of significant bacteriuria and symptomatic urinary tract infections during antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of removal of an indwelling urinary catheter by cotrimoxazole in two doses and with no administration of antibiotics. Read More

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August 2018
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[Tamsulosin, oxybutynin or their combination in the treatment of ureteral stent-related symptoms].

Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 2017 Sep-Oct;55(5):568-574

Servicio de Urología, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Ciudad de México, México

Background: The aim of this paper is to compare the efficacy of tamsulosin, oxybutynin or their combination for the treatment of symptoms related to double J stent (DJS).

Methods: Randomized clinical non-blinded trial with three arms (tamsulosin, oxybutynin or combination) to assess the improvement of ureteral related symptoms with DJS with the questionnaire of Ureteral Stent Symptom Questionnaire (USSQ) and the adverse effects of treatment. Evaluations were made at 7 and 21 days after the placement of DJS. Read More

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July 2018
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Removing the urinary catheter on post-operative day 2 after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a feasibility study from a single high-volume referral centre.

J Robot Surg 2018 Sep 25;12(3):467-473. Epub 2017 Nov 25.

Department of Urology, San Giovanni Hospital, Via dell'Amba Aradam 9, 00184, Rome, Italy.

The indwelling urinary catheter (UC) is a significant bother for men after radical prostatectomy (RP) and should be removed as soon as possible without jeopardizing the outcome. Our aim was to assess the feasibility and safety of its removal on postoperative day (POD) 2 after robot-assisted laparoscopic RP (RALP). A consecutive series of patients undergoing RALP for localized prostate cancer (PCa) were prospectively enrolled. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11701-017-0765-2DOI Listing
September 2018
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Prospective Outcome Analysis of the Safety and Efficacy of Partial and Complete Cryoablation in Organ-confined Prostate Cancer.

Urology 2018 Feb 7;112:126-131. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.

Objective: To determine the rate of complications and change in International Prostate Symptom Score and Sexual Health Inventory for Men scores following cryotherapy treatment of low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer. The secondary end points were the change in prostate-specific antigen post cryotherapy and biopsy-proven recurrence.

Materials And Methods: Enrollment occurred from 2007 to 2015 to assess long-term complications of cryotherapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2017.10.029DOI Listing
February 2018
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Thermo-expandable prostatic stents for bladder outlet obstruction in the frail and elderly population: An underutilized procedure?

Investig Clin Urol 2017 11 23;58(6):447-452. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Department of Urology, Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, Australia.

Purpose: To report our outcomes with the use of a thermo-expandable metallic intraprostatic stent (Memokath) for patients with bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) secondary to prostatic obstruction, and to assess it is a feasible option for many frail and elderly men unsuitable for surgery.

Materials And Methods: We reviewed patients who underwent insertion of a Memokath stent for BOO over 17 years (January 1999 to December 2015) at one regional center over a long follow-up period (median, 7 years). Patients were selected if they had obstructive urinary symptoms or urinary retention with an indwelling catheter , and were ineligible for transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) under general or spinal anesthesia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4111/icu.2017.58.6.447DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5671965PMC
November 2017
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Oncological outcome, complications, lower urinary tract symptoms, and health-related quality of life after low-dose-rate salvage brachytherapy for recurrent prostate cancer following primary radiotherapy: a report of 8 cases.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2017 Aug 27;9(4):364-372. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Department of Urology.

Purpose: We evaluated our experience with low-dose-rate salvage brachytherapy for local recurrence after primary prostate radiotherapy, and described the changes in lower urinary tract symptoms and health-related quality of life.

Material And Methods: Between 2011 and 2016, eight men with local recurrence after primary prostate radiotherapy underwent iodine-125 salvage brachytherapy with a prescribed dose of 110 or 145 Gy. Recurrence-free survival was evaluated with a post-treatment prostate-specific antigen profile. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5611453PMC
August 2017
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Probiotics for preventing urinary tract infection in people with neuropathic bladder.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 09 8;9:CD010723. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Spinal Medicine Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Level 2, High Street Entrance, Randwick, NSW, Australia, 2031.

Background: Neuropathic or neurogenic bladder describes a process of dysfunctional voiding as the result of injury in the brain, spinal cord or nerves innervating the bladder. People with neuropathic bladder, such as from spinal cord injury (SCI), are at significant risk of morbidity from urinary tract infections (UTI). Effective methods to prevent UTI in people with SCI have been sought for many years. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/14651858.CD010723.pub2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010723.pub2DOI Listing
September 2017
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Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate in Patients Requiring Anticoagulation.

Curr Urol Rep 2017 Oct;18(10):77

Indiana University School of Medicine, 1801 Senate Blvd. Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA.

Purpose Of Review: This is to evaluate and discuss the literature surrounding holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) in patients on anticoagulation.

Recent Findings: The relationship of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) is well established with a majority of men over the age of 60 having significant symptoms. Patients with severe enough symptoms often require surgery and with cardiovascular disease ranking as the primary cause of death in the USA, a growing number will be taking antiplatelet (AP) or anticoagulation (AC) for primary or secondary prevention of disease. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11934-017-0727-2
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October 2017
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[Frequent uro-geriatric symptoms : helpful tools for general practitioners].

Rev Med Suisse 2016 Nov;12(541):2077-2082

Service d'urologie, HUG, 1211 Genève 14.

Each developed country faces an aging population. Increase of age rises the risk to develop urologic pathology especially in men. Routine investigation and diagnostic of urologic pathology important, however must take into account the patient in his globality (including age, comorbidities, drug medication as well as sociocultural environment). Read More

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November 2016
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Efficacy and safety of urinary catheters with silver alloy coating in patients with spinal cord injury: a multicentric pragmatic randomized controlled trial. The ESCALE trial.

Spine J 2017 11 31;17(11):1650-1657. Epub 2017 May 31.

Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Barcelona, Spain; Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Spain; CIBERESP (CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública), Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

Background: Patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) who carry indwelling urinary catheters have an increased risk of urinary tract infection (UTI). Antiseptic silver alloy-coated (SAC) silicone urinary catheters prove to be a promising intervention to reduce UTIs; however, current evidence cannot be extrapolated to patients with SCI.

Purpose: This study aimed to assess the efficacy of SAC urinary catheters for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.05.025DOI Listing
November 2017
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A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Impact of the Retzius-sparing Approach on Early Urinary Continence Recovery After Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy.

Eur Urol 2017 11 6;72(5):677-685. Epub 2017 May 6.

VUI Center for Outcomes Research, Analytics and Evaluation, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA.

Background: Retzius-sparing (posterior) robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) may expedite postoperative urinary continence recovery.

Objective: To compare the short-term (≤3 mo) urinary continence (UC), urinary function (UF), and UF-related bother outcomes of posterior RARP compared with standard anterior approach RARP.

Design, Setting, And Participants: A total of 120 patients aged 40-75 yr with low-intermediate-risk prostate cancer (per the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines) underwent primary RARP at a tertiary care institution. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2017.04.029DOI Listing
November 2017
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Transurethral resection of prostate in benign prostatic enlargement with underactive bladder: A retrospective outcome analysis.

Urol Ann 2017 Apr-Jun;9(2):131-135

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

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome and efficacy of transurethral resection of the prostate in patients of benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) with underactive bladder.

Materials And Methods: Retrospective study of 174 patients, who underwent transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) between 2008 and 2015, for lower urinary tract symptoms with BPE with bladder underactivity. Clinical history, physical examination, renal function test, urinalysis, cystourethroscopy, transabdominal or transrectal ultrasonography, and urodynamic study were recorded. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/UA.UA_115_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5405654PMC
May 2017
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Treating male retention patients with temporary prostatic stent in a large urology group practice.

Authors:
Richard M Roach

Can J Urol 2017 Apr;24(2):8776-8781

Advanced Urology Institute, Oxford, Florida, USA.

Men with either chronic or temporary urinary retention symptoms are common patients treated in a urology practice. Both indwelling and intermittent catheterization are widely used to treat this condition. These approaches are associated with significant complications including infection and reduced quality-of-life. Read More

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April 2017
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ASCENDE-RT: An Analysis of Treatment-Related Morbidity for a Randomized Trial Comparing a Low-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Boost with a Dose-Escalated External Beam Boost for High- and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 06 6;98(2):286-295. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

British Columbia (BC) Cancer Agency, Vancouver Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Purpose: To report the genitourinary (GU) and gastrointestinal (GI) morbidity and erectile dysfunction in a randomized trial comparing 2 methods of dose escalation for high- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Methods And Materials: ASCENDE-RT (Androgen Suppression Combined with Elective Nodal and Dose Escalated Radiation Therapy) enrolled 398 men, median age 68 years, who were then randomized to either a standard arm that included 12 months of androgen deprivation therapy and pelvic irradiation to 46 Gy followed by a dose-escalated external beam radiation therapy (DE-EBRT) boost to 78 Gy, or an experimental arm that substituted a low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy (LDR-PB) boost. At clinic visits, investigators recorded GU and GI morbidity and information on urinary continence, catheter use, and erectile function. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.01.008DOI Listing
June 2017
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Treated-and-released urinary catheterization in the emergency department by sex.

Am J Infect Control 2017 Aug 11;45(8):905-910. Epub 2017 Apr 11.

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, Jacksonville, FL.

Background: The prevalence and difference in likely indications of urinary catheterization (UC) in treated-and-released emergency department (ED) visits between men and women are currently unknown.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional analysis using the 2013 National Emergency Department Sample for all treated-and-released visits in persons aged ≥18 years. The prevalence of conditions associated with UC visits in men and women were identified. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5542870PMC
August 2017
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Urologic Management and Complications in Spinal Cord Injury Patients: A 40- to 50-year Follow-up Study.

Urology 2017 Jun 16;104:52-58. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Department of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Department of Urology, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA. Electronic address:

Objective: To assess the management and types of urologic complications in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients and to explore the risk factors for these complications.

Methods: A total of 43 SCI patients with a median follow-up of 45 (range 40-50) years were included in this retrospective study. All medical charts were reviewed for demographics, urologic complications, and bladder management. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2017.03.006DOI Listing
June 2017
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