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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.
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.
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.
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.
Urethral Trauma following Pelvic Fracture from Horseback Saddle Horn Injury versus other Mechanisms of Pelvic Trauma
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.
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.
The anatomical structure of a fused renal pyramid and its clinical significance in the establishment of percutaneous renal access
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.
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
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of ROPRC compared to RC for elderly female patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer.
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.
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).
Rate and Determinants of Completing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Medicare Beneficiaries with Bladder Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis
To determine the rate and determinants of neoadjuvant chemotherapy non-completion in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
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.
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.
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.
To create, distribute, and evaluate the efficacy of a portable, cost effective 3D-printed laparoscopic trainer for surgical skills development.
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.
Program Director Perceptions of Usefulness of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Milestones System for Urology Resident Evaluation
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).
The Association of the Mayo Adhesive Probability (MAP) score with total operative time in patients undergoing hand assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
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).
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).
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.