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Minimally-Invasive Ureteral Reconstruction for Ureteral Complications of Kidney Transplants

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:00
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.
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Frequency and Predictors of Renal Transplantation Among Patients Rendered Surgically Anephric for Sporadic Renal Cancer

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:00
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.
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Analysis of the Completely Dry Rate over Time after Mid-Urethral Sling in a Real-World Clinical Setting

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
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.
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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS A PROTECTIVE FACTOR FOR LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS IN MALE PATIENTS: A PROSPECTIVE COHORT ANALYSIS

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
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.
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Combined Dorsal Plus Ventral Double Tunica Vaginalis Graft Urethroplasty: An Experimental Study in Rabbits

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
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.
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Medical treatments of Peyronie's disease: past, present and future

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
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
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Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) simulation: analysis of realism and level of difficulty by HoLEP-naïve urologists

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 00:00
To evaluate the opinion of HoLEP-naïve urologists about a surgical simulator and the level of difficulty at each step.
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The Urinary Microbiome: Implications in Bladder Cancer Pathogenesis and Therapeutics

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 00:00
Recent investigation has proven that the bladder is not sterile. However, the implications of this finding in the pathophysiology and management of urothelial cell carcinoma have not been fully described. In this review, we summarize the literature relating to the urinary and gastrointestinal microbiomes in the context of urothelial cell carcinoma. The bladder microbiome may relate to urothelial cell carcinoma pathogenesis/progression, act as a non-invasive and modifiable urinary biomarker and have implications in treatment using immunotherapy agents such as intravesical Bacillus Calmette Guerin.
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IN SITU GONADAL VEIN VALVULOTOMY AND SIDE-TO-SIDE GONADO-ILIAC BYPASS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF NUTCRACKER SYNDROME IN AN ADOLESCENT WITH A SOLITARY KIDNEY AND ABSENCE OF PELVIC CONGESTION

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 00:00
Herein we present the first case report of laparoscopic exploration, endovascular valvulotomy, and open side-to-side bypass of a gonadal vein into the ipsilateral external iliac vein for Nutcracker syndrome in an adolescent patient with solitary kidney without pelvic congestion. Though prior management has included various large open surgeries or endovascular or extravascular approaches with the use of stents and shields, this case offers an expanded novel approach to weigh the unique challenges of the patient's age and solitary renal status.
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Testicular Torsion Post-Orchiopexy: A Case of Twisted Hammock

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 00:00
We herein report an unusual case of testicular torsion a decade after orchiopexy. An occurrence of post-orchiopexy testicular torsion is an exceedingly rare event, infrequently reported in literature. Previously placed anchoring sutures in the inferior pole resulted in a “hammock” testicular torsion, resulting in twisting of cord with involvement of the sutures themselves.
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Endoscopic Transvesical Adenomectomy of the Prostate (ETAP), a new minimal invasive approach for large BPH. A description of the technique and the results of the first 40 patients

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 00:00
To present the results in the first 40 patients treated with a new minimal invasive technique in the treatment of large-volume BPH: the endoscopic transvesical adenomectomy of the prostate (ETAP).
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A 17-gene Panel for Prediction of Adverse Prostate Cancer Pathologic Features: Prospective Clinical Validation and Utility

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 00:00
To validate the 17-gene Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score® (GPSTM) biopsy-based gene expression assay as a predictor of adverse pathology (AP, Gleason score [pGS] ≥ 4+3 and/or ≥ pT3) in a prospectively enrolled cohort.
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A CONTEMPORARY ANALYSIS OF PEDIATRIC UROLOGY SURGICAL VOLUME AT A TERTIARY CARE CENTER

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:00
To describe the annual volume of pediatric urology cases in an academic, tertiary care setting.
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A Case of Primary Paratesticular Wilms Tumor in an Undescended Testis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:00
Extrarenal Wilms tumor (ERWT) is rare. We describe the first reported case of primary paratesticular ERWT with regional metastasis in 8-month old male with left undescended testis. Patient underwent left radical orchiectomy with regional lymph node excision. The inguinal node and paratesticular mass demonstrated the classic Wilms triphasic pattern, stained positively for WT-1 and demonstrated no loss of heterozygosity of chromosomes 1p and 16q. Work-up was negative for primary renal Wilms tumor or distant metastasis.
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