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Rezūm Water Vapor Thermal Therapy For Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Associated With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: 4-Year Results From Randomized Controlled Study
To report 4-year outcomes of the randomized controlled trial of water vapor thermal therapy for treatment of moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
To assess functional outcomes after surgical correction of congenital and acquired penile curvatures using Yachia technique (YT) with degloving (DG) and without degloving (WDG) of the penis.
To characterize demographic features, clinical characteristics, and oncologic outcomes of mesothelioma of the testis.
Time to PSA Nadir and the Risk of Death from Prostate Cancer following Radiation and Androgen Deprivation Therapy
To assess whether the time to PSA nadir (TTN) has differential prognostic value in men who reach an undetectable versus detectable PSA nadir.
Dual Prosthetic Implantation After Radical Cystoprostatectomy and Neobladder: Outcomes of the Inflatable Penile Prosthesis and Artificial Urinary Sphincter in Bladder Cancer Survivors
To determine the impact of radical cystectomy and orthotopic neobladder (NB) diversion on device-related outcomes in patients who undergo subsequent placement of both an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) and 3-piece inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP).
To improve visualization of upper tract urothelial carcinomas (UTUC). Previous studies using the novel pH low insertion peptide (pHLIP) variant 3 (Var3) conjugated to indocyanine green (ICG) have demonstrated high sensitivity and specificity for imaging of bladder urothelial carcinoma. Here, we describe a novel approach for the imaging of UTUC using ICG-Var3 pHLIP.
To determine whether performing robot-assisted partial nephrectomy without warm ischemia “off-clamp” results in favorable postoperative renal functional outcomes compared with the on-clamp method.
METACHRONOUS ISOLATED SPLENIC METASTASIS IN A YOUNG PATIENT WITH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW
Splenic metastasis is uncommon and is usually associated with widespread disease.1,2 Isolated splenic metastases from renal cancer are also rarer and are often an incidental finding. This eventuality may turn into a dangerous scenario due to a spontaneous splenic rupture leading to sudden death.2,3 At the best of our knowledge only few cases of metastasis from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) have been documented in the literature.4-11 We hereby present a literature review of these cases and report a case of isolated splenic metastasis in a young man on active follow-up for a clear cell ccRCC.
USE OF MRI-GUIDED BIOPSY FOR SELECTION AND FOLLOW-UP OF MEN UNDERGOING HEMI-GLAND CRYOABLATION OF PROSTATE CANCER
To investigate safety, efficacy, and quality of life impact of hemi-gland cryotherapy for clinically-significant prostate cancer, when patient selection and follow-up includes MRI-guided biopsy.
A new Technique: Laparoscopic Resection of Fibrous Ring and Placing Extravascular Stent in Patients with Nutcracker Syndrome: a report of 5 cases
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a new laparoscopic technique for resection of a fibrous ring and extravascular stent implantation in patients with nutcracker syndrome (NCS).
Are emergently placed nephrostomy tubes suitable for subsequent percutaneous endoscopic renal surgery?
To determine the percentage of emergently placed nephrostomy tubes (NT) that were subsequently deemed usable for definitive percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) or percutaneous antegrade ureteroscopy in patients presenting with nephrolithiasis.
To further analyze calcium tartrate tetrahydrate stones after a recent case report described this novel stone. Prior to this, there was only one previously reported occurrence of this stone in a human. This unusual stone composition is not tested for routinely. True prevalence and possible causes of this stone are unknown.
To prospectively evaluated the utility of UDS ordered in a tertiary referral center as part of a quality improvement project
To describe our experience using percutaneous nephroureteral (PCNU) tube placement for the management of intractable gross hematuria.
To present the technique, feasibility and results of minimally-invasive reconstruction of the transplanted ureter using the native ipsilateral ureter in post-transplant ureteral strictures and vesicoureteral reflux causing graft pyelonephritis. Ureteral complications after kidney transplantation represent a significant cause of morbidity potentially leading to graft dysfunction or loss.
Frequency and Predictors of Renal Transplantation Among Patients Rendered Surgically Anephric for Sporadic Renal Cancer
To assess the frequency of renal transplantation in patients rendered surgically anephric during treatment of renal cancers as well as the clinicopathologic factors associated with receipt of transplantation.
Analysis of the Completely Dry Rate over Time after Mid-Urethral Sling in a Real-World Clinical Setting
To improve patient counseling regarding mid-urethral slings (MUS), we performed an analysis of MUS patients dry at initial follow up to evaluate probability of remaining dry over time, and analyzed clinical factors potentially influencing the probability of remaining dry.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS A PROTECTIVE FACTOR FOR LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS IN MALE PATIENTS: A PROSPECTIVE COHORT ANALYSIS
To assess the association between physical activity, evaluated by the Physical activity scale for elderly (PASE) questionnaire and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in male patients.
Combined Dorsal Plus Ventral Double Tunica Vaginalis Graft Urethroplasty: An Experimental Study in Rabbits
To investigate the efficacy of a combined dorsal plus ventral double tunica vaginalis graft for urethral reconstruction in a rabbit model through radiology and histopathology.
Peyronie's disease (PD) is a benign fibroproliferative disorder, which causes the formation of plaque in the tunica albuginea of the corpora cavernosa in the penis. The disease is named after François Gigot de la Peyronie (1678-1747), although Fallopius and Vesalius had already described the disorder in 1561.1