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Ambulatory Tubeless Mini-PCNL using Moses Technology and Dusting Technique

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:00
To demonstrate the use of the Moses technology for holmium laser lithotripsy in conjunction with mini-PCNL to treat a lower pole stone. The Moses technology is a pulse modulation method that can reduce stone retropulsion, which may have advantages when used during mini-PCNL.
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What to know about late-stage hepatitis C

MedicalNewsToday - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:00
Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can cause substantial liver damage, particularly in the later stages. The treatment and outlook will depend on the progression of the disease. Learn more here.
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Isoflavone Intake in Early Pregnancy and Hypospadias in the Japan Environment and Children's Study

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00
To explore the association between isoflavone intake in early pregnancy (the critical window of masculinisation) and hypospadias. Since oestrogen is likely to contribute to the differentiation of male external genitalia, dietary intake of isoflavone, which has a similar structure to human oestrogen, may be associated with the occurrence of hypospadias. However, there has been little evidence of this association.
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The DACRON Ureter: A Case of Ureter to Aorto-Femoral Dacron Graft Fistulization

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00
We present a case of chronic, severe, intermittent hematuria found to be associated with a ureteral to aorto-femoral bypass fistulization. The graft was directly visualized on ureteroscopy and identified as the source of hematuria during exploratory laparotomy. Ureteral fistulization is a rare etiology of hematuria. Ureteral fistulization to an arterial graft has been reported several times in past decades. However, no cases have reported direct visualization of the dacron graft on ureteroscopy.
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Urethral Trauma following Pelvic Fracture from Horseback Saddle Horn Injury versus other Mechanisms of Pelvic Trauma

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00
To examine the rate of urethral trauma and pubic symphysis diastasis in saddle horn injury, which occurs when horseback riders are bucked into the air and land with their perineum striking the rigid saddle horn, compared to pelvic fracture from other mechanisms.
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Clinical epidemiology: Detrusor voiding contraction maximum power, related to ageing

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00
To report clinical epidemiology of detrusor (bladder) muscle contraction maximum related to ageing in patients referred with signs and symptoms of lower urinary tract dysfunction.
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The anatomical structure of a fused renal pyramid and its clinical significance in the establishment of percutaneous renal access

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:00
To explore the clinical significance of the fused renal pyramid(FRP) in establishing percutaneous renal access, and the anatomical basis for avoiding vascular injury caused by puncturing through this renal pyramid with the aim of achieving accurate puncture in PCNL.
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The feasibility and safety of reproductive organ preserving radical cystectomy for elderly female patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer: a retrospective propensity score-matched study

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:00
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of ROPRC compared to RC for elderly female patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer.
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Case of Delayed Ileal Conduit Necrosis Related to Infiltrative Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00
The ileal conduit (IC) is the most common form of urinary diversion, accounting for 33%-84% of all diversions performed in the United States.1,2 IC is an excellent reconstructive option for patients who require cystectomy for bladder cancer, other pelvic malignancies or benign conditions such as neurogenic bladder/spina bifida, refractory radiation cystitis, and bladder fistulae. While IC is the simplest form of urinary diversion to construct and manage long-term, early and late complications are not uncommon.
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Long noncoding RNA IGF2AS is acting as an epigenetic tumor suppressor in human prostate cancer

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:00
To assess the expression profile and functional mechanism of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) insulin growth factor 2 antisense, IGF2AS in human prostate cancer (PCa).
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Rate and Determinants of Completing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Medicare Beneficiaries with Bladder Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:00
To determine the rate and determinants of neoadjuvant chemotherapy non-completion in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
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Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans in a Male Infant

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:00
Dermtofibrosarcoma protuberans is a rare cutaneous malignancy known to be locally aggressive. It is uncommonly seen in the pediatric population and can be difficult to distinguish from other benign skin lesions. We present a case of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the penis in a 6-month-old child managed with surgical resection. This case highlights the challenges of diagnosis of genital lesions in children and the complexities of genitourinary reconstruction following surgical resection.
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Are WHO recommendations to perform two consecutive semen analyses for reliable diagnosis of male infertility still valid?

To evaluate whether a second semen analysis as suggested by the World Health Organization (WHO) Laboratory Manual for the Examination of Human Semen and Sperm-Cervical Mucus Interaction improves diagnostic reliability in the evaluation of male infertility.
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Onabotulinum toxin A Injections in Men With Refractory Idiopathic Detrusor Overactivity

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 00:00
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.
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MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL EVALUATION OF PRODUCING AND TESTING A NOVEL 3D-PRINTED LAPAROSCOPIC TRAINER

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:00
To create, distribute, and evaluate the efficacy of a portable, cost effective 3D-printed laparoscopic trainer for surgical skills development.
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What to know about gallbladder removal

MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:00
A doctor may recommend gallbladder removal if other treatments do not provide relief from the symptoms of gallstones. Learn about the procedure and recovery here.
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Program Director Perceptions of Usefulness of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Milestones System for Urology Resident Evaluation

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:00
To assess the application and perceived usefulness of the Accreditation Council for Graduation Medical Education (ACGME) Milestones system for resident evaluation among urology program directors (PDs).
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The Association of the Mayo Adhesive Probability (MAP) score with total operative time in patients undergoing hand assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:00
To assess whether donor kidney Mayo Adhesive probability (MAP) score is associated with (total operative time) ORT in patients undergoing hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (HALDN).
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Quality of Care in the Treatment of Localized Intermediate and High Risk Prostate Cancer at Minority Serving Hospitals

To investigate quality of care at minority-serving hospitals (MSH) compared to other institutions for men with localized intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer (PCa).
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Clinical, pathologic, and oncologic findings of radical prostatectomy patients with extraprostatic extension diagnosed on pre-operative prostate biopsy

Prostatic adenocarcinoma (PCa) with extraprostatic extension (EPE) detected on prostate needle biopsy (PNB) is an uncommon finding. We aimed to describe the clinical and pathologic findings in a large cohort of PCa patients treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) who had EPE identified on PNB.
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