Autophagy plays multiple roles in regulating various physiological processes in cells. However, we currently lack a systematic analysis of autophagy and the autophagy-related gene 1 in the brown planthopper (BPH, ), one of the...Read More
Super early detailed assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): a prospective study.
To prospectively investigate early and consecutive changes of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), specifically storage symptoms after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP).Patients referred for HoLEP completed the...Read More
Relationship between each IPSS item score and erectile dysfunction in the Korean Internet Sexuality Survey (KISS): do men with weak streams have low sexual function?
The current results show that lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are co-prevalent conditions. The objective of this study was to determine which LUTS among seven items on the International Prostate...Read More
Association of Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme Insertion/287 bp Deletion Polymorphisms and Proliferative Prostatic Diseases among Lebanese Men.
Angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE) insertion (I) and 287 bp Alu repeat DNA fragment deletion (D) polymorphisms have been indicated in various cancers. Here, we investigated I/D polymorphisms in prostate cancer (PCa) and...Read More
Therapeutic Use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy Reduces Prostate Volume and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) etiology remains poorly understood, but chronic low-grade inflammation plays a role. Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field therapy (PEMF) (1-50Hz) are effective in reducing tissue inflammation.We...Read More
Female Authorship Publishing Trends and Forecasting in Pediatric Urology: Are we Closer to Gender Equality?
To review the literature of 5 pediatric urology topics and conduct gender based and forecasting analyses of first and corresponding authors.A PubMed search was performed for hypospadias, hydronephrosis (HN), vesicoureteral...Read More
Transition in urology is defined by the process that allows an adolescent or a young adult with a congenital or acquired urogenital anomaly to assume increasing responsibility for their own health care and to become the primary...Read More
To improve our understanding of timely access to urologic care, we leveraged driving time combined with a measure of urologist density.We identified all urologists who billed Medicare using National Provider Identifier in 2015...Read More
To define the relationship between urology RVUs and measures of surgical complexity and physician workload. Secondary objectives include: 1) identifying procedures with outlying RVU values for their measures of surgical...Read More