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Pelvic magnetic resonance imaging parameters predict urinary incontinence after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.

Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Urology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan.

Objective: Urinary incontinence (UI) is a major prostate cancer (PCa) treatment-related morbidity. It has been reported that post-prostatectomy UI is related to the width of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and the length of the urethra. However, the details of these anatomical parameters are unknown. Read More

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December 2018

Laparoscopic artificial urinary sphincter implantation in women with stress urinary incontinence: update on 13 years experience in a single center.

BJU Int 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Clinique du Pré, Dept of Urology, Technopôle Université, 13 Avenue René Laennec, 72018, Le Mans, France.

Introduction: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) mainly affects women as a result of pregnancies with laborious delivery, obesity, and pelvic floor dysfunctions. The first therapeutic approach includes life-style interventions, pelvic floor muscle or bladder training. The second-line treatment usually is surgical. Read More

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December 2018

FOREIGN BODIES IN THE URINARY BLADDER - CASE SERIES.

J West Afr Coll Surg 2017 Jul-Sep;7(3):124-136

Department of Surgery, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

Foreign bodies get into the bladder by self insertion, migration or as a component of iatrogenic and penetrating injuries. Diagnosis and treatment pose great challenges to the urologist especially if they are radiolucent. A common pattern of presentation is with lower urinary tract symptoms. Read More

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December 2018

EXPERIENCE WITH MANAGING CHILDHOOD URETHROCUTANEOUS FISTULA AT IBADAN.

J West Afr Coll Surg 2017 Jul-Sep;7(3):44-58

Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Background: Urethrocutaneous fistula could be a distressing condition to the child and parents alike. Its management could be challenging and requires adequate expertise.

Aim: To review the characteristics and aetiology of urethrocutaneous fistula managed in our division over a ten-year period. Read More

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December 2018

Vaginoplasty and creating labia minora in children with disorders of sex development.

Int Urol Nephrol 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Visceral Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Children's Hospital Canastel, University of Oran, Oran, Algeria.

Purpose: To report current results of vaginoplasty using the mucosa of the prepuce, and creating labia minora by penile skin in children with disorders of sex development (DSD).

Methods: In 10 years, we have performed 22 vaginoplasties using the described technique of vaginoplasty, 21 patients with 46, XX DSD and 1 ovotesticular DSD. The assessment of the results of this technique of vaginoplasty was undertaken in several stages: (a) The evaluation of the cosmetic result. Read More

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December 2018

The spectrum of cloacal malformations: how to differentiate each entity prenatally with fetal MRI.

Pediatr Radiol 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Pediatric Radiology,, Children's Hospital Colorado,, 13123 East 16th Ave., Mailbox B-463,, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.

The term cloacal malformation is commonly used to describe the classic cloacal malformation where there is a single common urogenital and intestinal channel located at the expected site of the urethra. There is, however, a spectrum of cloacal abnormalities that differ from this classic type and are less well discussed in the radiologic and surgical literature. The aim of this pictorial essay is to familiarize radiologists with the anatomy, appropriate terminology and key prenatal imaging findings that differentiate the six entities that constitute the spectrum of cloacal abnormalities. Read More

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December 2018
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Impact of the mid-urethral sling for stress urinary incontinence on female sexual function and their partners' sexual activity.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Dec;57(6):853-857

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Banqiao, New Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine and the Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Objective: To assess the impact of the transobturator mid-urethral sling (MUS) procedure on female sexual function and their partners' sexual activity.

Materials And Methods: Sexually active women with stress urinary incontinence who underwent a transobturator MUS procedure at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of two medical centers were prospectively enrolled. All participants and their partners were required to complete questionnaires before surgery and 3 months after surgery. Read More

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December 2018

Mid-urethral sling in the management of women with stress urinary incontinence after pelvic organ prolapse treatment.

Authors:
Peng-Hui Wang

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Dec;57(6):777-778

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Proteome Profiled in Polymicrobial Urethral Catheter Biofilms.

Proteomes 2018 Dec 9;6(4). Epub 2018 Dec 9.

J. Craig Venter Institute, 9605 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, USA.

, a Gram-positive anaerobic coccoid rod colonizing the human urinary tract, belongs to the taxonomic class of Actinobacteria. We identified as a cohabitant of urethral catheter biofilms (CB). The CBs also harbored more common uropathogens, such as and , supporting the notion that is adapted to a life style in polymicrobial biofilms. Read More

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December 2018

Contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography with intravesical administration of ultrasound contrast agent for the diagnosis of pediatric vesicoureteral reflux.

Exp Ther Med 2018 Dec 25;16(6):4546-4552. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Department of Ultrasound, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei 430030, P.R. China.

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is one of the most common urinary tract anomalies in children. It has been reported that VUR may be associated with reflux nephropathy. Ultrasound contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography (CeVUS) has become a routine diagnostic method for VUR in a number of European countries; however, it is not widely used in China. Read More

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December 2018
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Prostatic Urethral Lift (PUL) for obstructive median lobes: 12 month results of the MedLift Study.

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Urology of Virginia, PLLC 225 Clearfield Ave, Virginia Beach, VA, 23462, USA.

Evidence indicating Prostatic Urethral Lift (PUL) delivers significant improvement in symptomatic BPH with low morbidity is based on subjects with lateral lobe (LL) enlargement only. MedLift was an FDA IDE extension of the L.I. Read More

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December 2018

Do the etiological factors in artificial urinary sphincter reimplantation cases affect success and complications?

Turk J Med Sci 2018 12 12;48(6):1263-1267. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Background/aim: The artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) is still one of the best options for incontinence treatment. It may also have an advantage for revision or reimplantation in the management of complications. In this study we aimed to discuss the etiological factors for AUS reimplantation and effects of these etiological factors on success rates, patient satisfaction rates, time to reimplantation surgery, and complications

Materials And Methods: Data from 30 patients for whom AUS reimplantation was performed were analyzed retrospectively. Read More

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December 2018

The mechanics of urethral closure, incontinence, and midurethral sling repair Part 3 surgical applications (1990-2016).

Neurourol Urodyn 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

FA für Gynäkologie, Geburtshilfe und Chirurgie, Leiter der Abteilung für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus Feldkirch, Feldkirch, Austria.

Part 3 briefly summarizes further development in midurethral sling (MUS) instruments and technique following the 1990 prototype operations, then critically examines the whole MUS surgical methodology, 1990 to present day. The aim is to identify positive and negative aspects of these methodologies which can be usefully applied to improve current MUS surgery. ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS: 1987-1988 proved that a collagenous neoligament could be formed by implantation of a tape. Read More

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December 2018

Autologous rectus fascia sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women: A review of the literature.

Neurourol Urodyn 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Chief Division of Female Urology, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery & Voiding Dysfunction, Department of Urology | UC Irvine Health, Orange, California.

Aims: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is common in the adult females. Surgical treatment options include synthetic mid-urethral sling (MUS), autologous sling, bulking agents, and Burch colposuspension. The autologous pubovaginal sling (PVS) has re-emerged in response to complications of synthetic MUSs and FDA communications regarding the use of vaginal mesh. Read More

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December 2018

Changing surgical trends for female stress urinary incontinence in England.

Int Urogynecol J 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Urogynaecology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.

Introduction And Hypothesis: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) surgery has significantly evolved with the introduction of synthetic midurethral slings (MUS). However, following reports from the US Food and Drug Administration and European Commission, the use of vaginal meshes in urogynaecology has been largely scrutinised. We analysed trends in female SUI surgery in England from 2000 to 2017. Read More

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December 2018
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ElectroMotive drug administration (EMDA) of Mitomycin C as first-line salvage therapy in high risk "BCG failure" non muscle invasive bladder cancer: 3 years follow-up outcomes.

BMC Cancer 2018 Dec 6;18(1):1224. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Urology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" IRCSS, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

Background: In case of high grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (HG-NMIBC), intravesical BCG represents the first-line treatment; despite the "gold" standard therapy, up to 50% of patients relapse, needing radical cystectomy. Hence, alternative therapeutic strategies have been developed. The aim of the study was to evaluate a first-line salvage treatment with EMDA®-MMC in patients with HGNMIBC unresponsive to BCG. Read More

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December 2018

Cloacal Anomalies in Monoamniotic, Monochorionic Twins with Complete Urinary Tract Obstruction.

Urol Int 2018 Dec 12:1-3. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Norton Children's Urology, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, Kentucky,

Cloacal anomalies (persistent cloaca) represent the most severe form of anorectal malformations in girls where the rectum, urethra, and vagina remain fused together inside the pelvis and drain into a single common perineal orifice. Infants with cloacal anomalies often succumb to poor lung development due to oligohydramnios. Cloacal anomaly in discordant monozygotic twins has rarely been reported in the literature. Read More

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December 2018
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Imbalance in extracellular matrix degradation in urethral stricture.

Res Rep Urol 2018 20;10:227-232. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Background: Extracellular matrix degradation may play an important role in the etiology of urethral stricture. MMP1 and TIMP1 are involved in extracellular matrix degradation. The aim of this study was to investigate the roles of MMP1, TIMP1, and MMP1:TIMP1 ratio at the remodeling phase of urethral stricture in an animal model. Read More

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November 2018
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Involvement of Activation of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK)/Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase (ERK) Signaling Pathway in Proliferation of Urethral Plate Fibroblasts in Finasteride-Induced Rat Hypospadias.

Med Sci Monit 2018 Dec 12;24:8984-8992. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Guizhou Provincial People's Hospital, Guiyang, Guizhou, China (mainland).

BACKGROUND We investigated the role of the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)/extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) signaling pathway in finasteride-induced hypospadias rats and explored the mechanisms involved. MATERIAL AND METHODS The hypospadias model was established by intragastric administration of finasteride and confirmed by hematoxylin and eosin (HE) staining. The urethral plate fibroblasts (UPF) were obtained from normal and modeled rats and identified based upon vimentin expression. Read More

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December 2018

Acute pulmonary embolism induced by renal obstruction with benign prostatic hyperplasia: Case report.

J Cardiol Cases 2012 Feb 21;5(1):e39-e43. Epub 2011 Nov 21.

Division of Cardiology, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan.

Background: We report a rare case of acute pulmonary embolism (PE) induced by urinary retention and bladder distention with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Case Report: A 76-year-old male with BPH presented to the hospital with anuria of 24 h duration and abdominal distention. Physical examination revealed tenderness and distention of the lower abdomen and a swollen right leg. Read More

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The effect of platelet-rich plasma injection on post-internal urethrotomy stricture recurrence.

World J Urol 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran.

Purpose: Local injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is postulated to work by delivering growth factors and cytokines that recruit healer cells and enhance recovery process at the injection site. As new scar formation leads to stricture recurrence after internal urethrotomy, we proposed to improve post-internal urethrotomy stricture recurrence rate by injecting local submucosal PRP at the time of urethrotomy.

Methods: From July 2015 to June 2018, 87 male patients with symptomatic bulbar urethral stricture (diagnosed by retrograde urethrography) randomized into two groups of internal urethrotomy and submucosal normal saline injection (control group, 43 patients), and internal urethrotomy with submucosal autologous platelet-rich plasma injection (PRP injection group, 44 patients). Read More

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December 2018

[Anual Report Epidemiology of gonorrohea (CIE 10: A54)].

Authors:
Karen Cáceres

Rev Chilena Infectol 2018 Aug;35(4):403-412

Departamento de Epidemiología, División de Planificación Sanitaria, Ministerio de Salud de Chile, Chile.

Gonorrhea is produced by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which is capable of infecting different types of mucous membranes depending on sexual practices. It is located preferably in the man's urethra and in the woman's cervix, also in the rectum and pharynx. Its main form of transmission is through unprotected sex and, occasionally, through the birth canal in newborns. Read More

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Comparison between cystourethrography and sonourethrography in preoperative diagnostic management of patients with anterior urethral strictures.

Med Ultrason 2018 Dec;20(4):436-440

Department of Urology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland.

Aim: To evaluate the urethral lesions and the degree of spongiofibrosis using cystourethrography (CUG) and sonourethrography (SUG) in order to propose the best imaging method for further surgical treatment.

Material And Methods: The study involved 66 patients with anterior urethral strictures with indication for urethroplasty. Results of CUG and SUG were compared with each other and data from surgical protocol. Read More

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December 2018

Urethral duplication in a child with VATER association.

Urol Case Rep 2019 Mar 29;23:29-31. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.

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March 2019
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Thulium laser enucleation of the prostate (ThuLEP): Results, complications, and risk factors in 139 consecutive cases.

Arab J Urol 2018 Dec 5;16(4):411-416. Epub 2018 Jul 5.

Department of Urology and Men's Health, Al Garhoud Private Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Objectives: To report our experience with the emerging technique of thulium laser enucleation of the prostate (ThuLEP) for the treatment for prostate hyperplasia.

Patients And Methods: Our inclusion criteria were an International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) of >15 and a quality-of-life (QoL) score of >3 in patients with confirmed bladder outflow obstruction, no longer responsive to medical therapy, with a significant post-void residual urine volume (PVR; >100 mL), with or without recurrent urinary tract infection and/or acute urinary retention. Patients with neurogenic bladder, urethral strictures, bladder stones, and previously failed transurethral prostate surgery were excluded. Read More

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December 2018

Autologous versus synthetic slings in female stress urinary incontinence: A retrospective study.

Arab J Urol 2018 Dec 9;16(4):397-403. Epub 2018 Jul 9.

Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Sham University, Cairo, Egypt.

Objective: To evaluate and compare the clinical (patient's morbidity, quality of life [QoL]) and economic impact of autologous vs synthetic slings in female stress urinary incontinence (SUI), as over the last decade, the introduction of synthetic vaginal tapes for managing SUI has gained wide acceptance being quicker with low morbidity. Synthetic vaginal tapes have been progressively replacing the use of autologous rectus fascia. However, the high cost of these synthetic tapes is almost always an obstacle for most patients of limited socio-economic resources in the Egyptian community. Read More

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December 2018
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Urethral calculi: A rare cause of acute urinary retention in women.

Turk J Emerg Med 2018 Dec 23;18(4):170-171. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

TOBB Economy and Technology University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Urology, Yaşam Caddesi No: 5 Söğütözü, 06510, Ankara, Turkey.

Urinary retention is defined as the inability to void; frequently the patient is able to void partially, thus can not completely empty the bladder and diagnosed by increased post-void residual urine (PVR) volumes. It is usually seen in men, but a rare condition in women. The etiological factors may be neurological, anatomical, infectious or pharmacological. Read More

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December 2018

Evaluation of the Therapeutic Effect against Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and the Active Constituents from Epilobium angustifolium L.

J Ethnopharmacol 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Key Laboratory on Luminescence and Real-Time Analysis (Ministry of Education), Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, P.R. China. Electronic address:

Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Plants of Epilobium angustifolium are popular in China to treatment of traumatic injury, subduing inflammation and menstrual disorders. In European, the preparations or extracts containing E. angustifolium are popular to treat prostate diseases. Read More

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December 2018

Current epidemiology and antenatal presentation of posterior urethral valves: Outcome of BAPS CASS National Audit.

J Pediatr Surg 2018 Nov 7. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Paediatric Urology, Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK. Electronic address:

Aim: Posterior urethral valves (PUVs) are the most common cause of congenital bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in boys and end-stage renal failure (ESRF) in childhood. In the 1980s, 1 in 4000 boys had PUV. Presentation was 1/3 antenatal/neonatally, 1/3 postnatal, 1/3 late (>1 year). Read More

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November 2018

The postnatal management of boys in a national cohort of bladder outlet obstruction.

J Pediatr Surg 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Department of Paediatric Urology, Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK. Electronic address:

Aim: The most common cause of congenital bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) is posterior urethral valves (PUV). Initial treatment requires decompression, but transurethral incision (TUI) or primary diversion is all described. There is no randomized control trial to guide management. Read More

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November 2018

[Effects of menopausal factor on fine anatomy of bladder urethra and vagina in women undergoing vaginal delivery].

Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2018 Dec;98(45):3676-3680

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China.

To explore the effects of menopausal factor on fine anatomy of bladder, urethra and vagina in women undergoing vaginal delivery. Gynecological patients in Nanfang hospital from January 2013 to October 2016 were collected, and then the patients whose MRI images quality meet the require of reconstruction, with the history of vaginal delivery experience, without any cesarean section experience, and the first labor time was ≤30 years old were enrolled. The patients who had pelvic floor dysfunction when done MRI examinations were excluded. Read More

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December 2018

[The UroLift® system for treatment of the benign prostatic syndrome (BPS)].

Aktuelle Urol 2018 Dec 6;49(6):515-518. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Klinikum Großhadern/Innenstadt, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, München.

Minimally-invasive treatment options for patients with LUTS due to benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) become more and more important because they provide equal long-term efficacy compared with the reference method TURP, while having a more favourable safety profile. There are promising results for PUL (Prostatic Urethral Lift - UroLift) with low complication rates. UroLift is clearly superior regarding the preservation of sexual functions without impairment of ejaculatory function. Read More

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December 2018
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Blocking Tyr265 nitration of protein phosphatase 2A attenuates nitrosative stress-induced endothelial dysfunction in renal microvessels.

FASEB J 2018 Dec 6:fj201800885RR. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Protein tyrosine (Tyr) nitration, the covalent addition of a nitro group (NO) to Tyr residues, is emerging as a candidate mechanism of endothelial dysfunction. Previous studies have shown that Tyr nitration is primarily induced by nitrosative stress, a process characterized by the production of reactive nitrogen species, especially peroxynitrite anion (ONOO), which is considered a secondary product of NO in the presence of superoxide radicals (O). However, the impact of nitrosative stress-induced Tyr nitration on endothelial dysfunction has not been thoroughly elucidated to date. Read More

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December 2018
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Implant of ATOMS® system for the treatment of postoperative male stress urinary incontinence: results of a single centre.

Int Braz J Urol 2018 Oct 30;44. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Neuro-Urology, CTO - Spinal Unit, Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Turin, Italy.

Purpose: The aim of our study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ATOMS® system for the treatment of postoperative male stress urinary incontinence (SUI).

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively evaluated all patients treated at our institution for postoperative male SUI with ATOMS® implant. We excluded patients with low bladder compliance (< 20 mL / cmH2O), uncontrolled detrusor overactivity, detrusor underactivity (BCI < 100), urethral or bladder neck stricture and low cystometric capacity (< 200 mL). Read More

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October 2018
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Robotic surgery in the management of complex pelvic endometriosis.

Int Braz J Urol 2018 Oct 20;44. Epub 2018 Oct 20.

Department of Urology, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain.

Introduction: Endometriosis consists in the proliferation of endometrial tissue outside of the uterine cavity, predominantly in the ovaries but also in the urinary bladder or bowel. About 10% of fertile women are affected and the main symptoms are pain, menstrual disorders and infertility. Surgery is the treatment option for those symptomatic patients in which medical treatment had no success. Read More

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October 2018
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Laparoscopic approach for intravesical surgery using pneumovesicum in the management of anterior colporrhaphy mesh erosion and stones around the bladder neck.

Int Braz J Urol 2018 Sep 20;44. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Department of Urology, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Korea.

Introduction And Objective: Perforation of the bladder or urethra and erosion of the mesh after cystocele repair surgery are not uncommon and have potentially serious complications. Traditionally, surgical management of such complications has involved excision of the mesh using either a transurethral approach or open surgery. In this video, we present our experience of laparoscopic transvesical surgery for exposed mesh and stone. Read More

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September 2018
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Modified Hinderer's Technique for Serious Proximal Hypospadias with Ventral Curvature: Outcomes and Our Experience.

Urol J 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Selcuk University Medical Faculty, Konya,Turkey.

Purpose: Hypospadias is a congenital anomaly that includes defi-cient ventral structure of the penis. Proximal hypospadias cases make up 20% of all hypospadias cases. The choice of operative technique for hypospadias repair depends on the severity, and it is influenced by the surgeon's experience and perception of where priorities should lie. Read More

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December 2018
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Institutional patient accrual volume and the treatment quality of I‑125 prostate seed implantation in a Japanese nationwide prospective cohort study.

Strahlenther Onkol 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Japanese Foundation for Prostate Research, Tokyo, Japan.

Purpose: It is unclear whether experience at high-volume institute improves the treatment quality of prostate seed implantation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of institutional experience on postimplant dosimetric parameters in a nationwide prospective cohort study.

Methods: From July 2005 to June 2007, 2354 patients were registered in the Japanese Prostate Cancer Outcome Study of Permanent I‑125 Seed Implantation (J-POPS), and 1126 patients treated with seed implantation alone were evaluated. Read More

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December 2018
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A Case of Urethral Diverticulum with Surgical Repair Using Cadaveric Pericardial Tissue.

Case Rep Urol 2018 4;2018:6183618. Epub 2018 Nov 4.

West Virginia University, Department of OB/GYN, Morgantown, WV, USA.

A urethral diverticulum is a relatively uncommon finding. The estimated prevalence is approximately 1-5% in the general population. While the definitive treatment is surgical correction, there are limited studies guiding the best approach to repair. Read More

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November 2018
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Foreskin reconstruction at the time of single-stage hypospadias repair: is it a safe procedure?

Int Urol Nephrol 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Paediatric Urology, Evelina London Children's Hospital, London, UK.

Introduction: Foreskin reconstruction (FR) is a recognised, yet debated, option for patients undergoing single-stage hypospadias repair (HR).

Methods: We evaluated the incidence of complications after single-stage HR in our institution. This is a retrospective review of all single-stage HR. Read More

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December 2018
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Antibiotics for urethral catheterization in children undergoing cystography: retrospective evaluation of a single-center cohort of pediatric non-toilet-trained patients.

Eur J Pediatr 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

Department of Woman, Child and of General and Specialized Surgery, Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Via Luigi De Crecchio 2, 80138, Naples, Italy.

Antibiotics are often used to prevent post-catheterization urinary tract infections (UTIs) in patients undergoing cystography. However, there is no universally accepted protocol and the literature data are conflicting. We aimed to determine prevalence and risk factors of post-cystography UTIs in non-toilet-trained children. Read More

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December 2018
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The anatomy and an illustrated description of a technique for combined laparoscopic and vaginal total removal of an obturator mid urethral tape.

Transl Androl Urol 2018 Dec;7(6):978-981

1Department of Urology, 2Department of Gynaecology, University College London Hospital, London, UK.

To date complete excision of a mid-urethral obturator tape has required vaginal and groin exploration-a morbid procedure. We detail the theoretical anatomy and describe the operative technique for the first ever combined laparoscopic and vaginal complete excision of mid-urethral obturator tape. This procedure was successfully performed in a 65-year-old female along with simultaneous laparoscopic redo colposuspension with complete removal of mid-urethral obturator tape and successful resolution of all symptoms including stress urinary incontinence. Read More

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December 2018
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Use of rectal mucosal grafts in substitution urethroplasty: an early series.

Transl Androl Urol 2018 Dec;7(6):907-911

1Department of Urology, 2Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Background: To evaluate the feasibility of use of rectal mucosal grafts for augmentation urethroplasty.

Methods: A series of five patients who underwent rectal mucosal graft urethroplasty for urethral stricture disease were identified. Descriptive statistics were used to describe these patients. Read More

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December 2018
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Primary transitional cell carcinoma of penis - A rare presentation.

Urol Case Rep 2019 Mar 23;23:25-26. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

University of Melbourne, Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Primary transitional cell carcinoma arising from the anterior portion of the male urethra is rare, with no recent cases reported in the literature. We present a case of penile TCC with positive urine cytology and a delayed definitive diagnosis. Read More

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March 2019
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Application of embryonic equivalents in male-to-female sex reassignment surgery.

Indian J Plast Surg 2018 May-Aug;51(2):155-166

Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Faciomaxillary Surgery, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Introduction: The feeling of incongruence between phenotypic sex and psychological recognition of self-gender is termed gender dysphoria. Transsexualism is the most extreme form of this disorder.

Aims And Objectives: The aims and objectives of the study are to evaluate the esthetic and functional outcome of embryonic equivalents-based male-to-female sex reassignment surgery in transwomen using the institutional scoring system. Read More

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December 2018
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Surgical management of urinary stress incontinence - Where are we now?

Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2018 Oct 30. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address:

Mid-urethral sling procedures (MUS) have been the surgical option of choice for most gynaecologists and urologists treating stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women around the world for almost 20 years, since their introduction in the late 1990s. The evidence suggests that the long-term effectiveness of the MUS is good and similar to the Burch Colposuspension and the fascial pubovaginal slings. The bulking agents are now being put forward as another minimally invasive option for the surgical treatment of SUI. Read More

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October 2018
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Urethral length in female infants and its relevance in the repair of cloaca.

J Pediatr Surg 2018 Nov 7. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH.

Aim Of The Study: The goals of urinary reconstruction in urogenital sinus and cloacal repair include: (1) positioning of the bladder neck above the urogenital diaphragm to maximize future urinary continence, and (2) creating a visible urethra that can be catheterized if needed. A recent algorithm in cloacal reconstruction proposed a urethral length of 1.5 cm as the key determinant in deciding whether to perform a total urogenital mobilization or a urogenital separation, the hypothesis being that a 1. Read More

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November 2018
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Transurethral ablation of a prostatic utricle cyst with the use of a holmium laser.

Fertil Steril 2018 Dec;110(7):1410-1411

Department of Urology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida. Electronic address:

Objective: To demonstrate a safe and effective approach to the treatment of obstructing midline prostate utricle cyst with the use of a holmium laser.

Design: Video presentation.

Setting: University hospital. Read More

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December 2018
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Pericardium in Reconstructive Urologic Surgeries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Urol Int 2018 12 5:1-14. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Heart Valve Disease Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Introduction: The use of pericardium has been expanded into different surgical modalities; however, there are scarce data regarding the feasibility of the pericardium in reconstructive urologic surgeries. We systematically reviewed the literature on the effectiveness of the pericardial tissue for reconstructive urologic surgeries.

Materials And Methods: PubMed and Scopus were searched online for evidence on the use of the pericardium in urologic surgeries. Read More

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December 2018
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