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Urology General

Screening for chronic prostatitis pathogens using high-throughput next-generation sequencing.

Mar 13, 2020

The pathogens responsible for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS; NIH category III) are not currently known. the present study utilized high-throughput next-generation sequencin...

Instrument-Free Detection of FXYD3 Using Vial Based Immunosensor for Earlier and Faster Urothelial Carcinoma Diagnosis.

Mar 13, 2020

The incidence and 5-year recurrence rate of urothelial carcinomas (UCs), including UC of the bladder (UCB) and upper urinary tract UC (UTUC), have increased annually. There is a great need for a simpl...

Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles by Fusarium scirpi and its potential as antimicrobial agent against uropathogenic Escherichia coli biofilms.

Mar 13, 2020

The ability of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) to form biofilms, can be considered an important factor that contributes to the prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) due to the inaccessib...

Effect of tadalafil on penile nitric oxide synthase and corporal smooth muscle in rats under dutasteride treatment.

Mar 13, 2020

: To investigate the effect of tadalafil in rats administered with daily dutasteride.: Twenty-four Sprague-Dawley male rats were allocated to three groups as control (group C), dutasteride (group D) a...

Screening and identification of critical biomarkers in erectile dysfunction: evidence from bioinformatic analysis.

Mar 13, 2020

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common male-disease globally. Despite efforts to explain its pathogenesis, the molecular mechanisms of ED are still not well understood.The microarray data...

The decline in sexual function, psychological disorders (anxiety and depression) and life satisfaction in older men: A cross-sectional study in a hospital-based population.

Mar 13, 2020

This study explored the relationships between the decline in sexual function and psychological burdens and life satisfaction in older men with the aim of providing prospective targets for intervention...

A rare cause of erectile dysfunction: left ventricular diastolic dysfunction.

Mar 13, 2020

The aim of this study was to investigate the association between left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD) and erectile dysfunction (ED) without overt cardiovascular disease.A total of 80 patients...

OFF-LABEL USE AND MISUSE OF TESTOSTERONE, GROWTH HORMONE, THYROID HORMONE, AND ADRENAL SUPPLEMENTS: RISKS AND COSTS OF A GROWING PROBLEM.

Mar 13, 2020

Over the past few decades, there has been an unprecedented rise in off-label use and misuse of testosterone, growth hormone, thyroid hormone, and adrenal supplements. Testosterone therapy is often pro...

The role of clean intermittent catheterization in the treatment for detrusor underactivity.

Mar 13, 2020

To study the influence of clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) on the lower urinary tract function in patients with urinary retention (UR) due to detrusor underactivity (DU).A longitudinal study w...

Morphological and Biochemical Characteristics of Prostate Hyperplasia during Sulpiride Treatment.

Mar 13, 2020

We studied morphological changes in the prostate ventral lobe, proliferative activity of the epithelium in prostate acini, and the levels of prolactin and prostate-specific antigen in the blood serum ...

Expression of miR-148b-3p is correlated with overexpression of biomarkers in prostate cancer.

Mar 13, 2020

Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the leading causes of death among men. Genes such as PCA3, PSA, and Fra-1 are suggested to serve as potential tools for the detection of PCa, as they are deregulated du...

Bilateral Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome Associated with Silodosin Intake.

Mar 13, 2020

Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) is described by three characteristics: floppy iris that billows in reaction to intraocular fluid currents during phacoemulsification surgery, flaccid iris st...

Plasma Sarcosine Measured by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Distinguishes Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia and Prostate Cancer from Benign Prostate Hyperplasia.

Mar 13, 2020

Sarcosine was postulated in 2009 as a biomarker for prostate cancer (PCa). Here, we assess plasma sarcosine as a biomarker that is complementary to prostate-specific antigen (PSA).Plasma sarcosine was...

Promoting and maintaining urinary continence: Follow-up from a cluster-randomized trial of elderly village women in Bangladesh.

Mar 13, 2020

Pelvic floor and mobility exercises were shown to be effective in managing incontinence in a cluster-randomized trial (CRT) of village women aged 60 to 75 years in Bangladesh. The present analysis exa...

Diagnostic Accuracy of the Mean Platelet Volume in the Prediction of Upper Urinary Tract Infections.

Mar 13, 2020

The studies have reported that mean platelet volume may be a marker in the discrimination of upper and lower urinary tract infections. We investigated whether the mean platelet volume was a reliable i...

[Epidemiology and clinical of infections and colonizations caused by Enterobacterales producing carbapenemases in a tertiary hospital].

Mar 10, 2020

To describe the epidemiology of Enterobacterales producing carbapenemases (EPC) in a tertiary hospital.A retrospective observational study, all patients with a positive sample for EPC treated in hospi...

Outcome of Different Approaches to Reduce Urinary Tract Infection in Patients with Spinal Cord Lesions: A Systematic Review.

Mar 10, 2020

Neurogenic bladder disorders are common among patients with spinal cord lesions, which often result in upper and lower urinary tract complications. Urinary tract infection (UTI) has remained the most ...

Brain abscess in a patient with psoriatic arthritis treated with adalimumab: A case report.

Mar 10, 2020

In patients receiving biological therapies, serious infections are a major concern. Infections associated with anti-tumor necrosis factor antibody therapy include tuberculosis, viral, fungal, and bact...

Effect of ureteral calculus in outpatients receiving semirigid ureteroscope laser lithotripsy.

Mar 10, 2020

The surgical outcomes of patients with single ureteral stones who had undergone ureteroscopic Holmium laser lithotripsy as outpatients and compare them with those of patients who had received the same...

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cycling and Erectile Dysfunction.

Mar 10, 2020

Conflicting evidence exists on the relationship between bicycle riding and erectile dysfunction (ED). A major limitation to several prior studies is the lack of a validated measure of ED.To assess the...