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Urology General

Minimally invasive versus standard endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery for renal stones: a retrospective pilot study analysis.

Mar 05, 2020

The effect of combining miniaturization with endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (ECIRS) is unclear. Thus, we compared the treatment outcomes between minimally invasive ECIRS (mini-ECIRS) using 16....

Urinary Tract Resections as Part of Debulking Surgery for Locally Advanced Endometrial Stromal Sarcomas.

Mar 02, 2020

Although very rare tumors, uterine sarcomas are extremely aggressive gynecologic malignancies being responsible for a significant number of gynecological cancer-related deaths. However, in such cases,...

Development of bioabsorbable zinc-magnesium alloy wire and validation of its application to urinary tract surgeries.

Mar 02, 2020

Metallic medical devices are typically constructed from non-bioabsorbable metals that remains in the body and causes considerable complications. Particularly in the urinary tract, calculus, intractabl...

MRI of Bladder Cancer: Local and Nodal Staging.

Mar 02, 2020

Accurate staging of bladder cancer (BC) is critical, with local tumor staging directly influencing management decisions and affecting prognosis. However, clinical staging based on clinical examination...

Bacterial Infections in the Early Period Post-Liver Transplantation in Adults: A Prospective Single-center Cohort Study.

Mar 02, 2020

Liver transplantation is a potentially curative treatment for terminal stage hepatic diseases. Bacterial infections are the main causes of mortality and morbidity in the early period post liver transp...

Sexual Health History: Techniques and Tips.

Mar 02, 2020

Family physicians should use a proactive, integrated, patient-centered approach to sexual health that includes, but is not limited to, disease identification and treatment. Successfully delivering pos...

Histopathology of nonspecific granulomatous prostatitis with special reference to eosinophilic epithelial metaplasia: Pathophysiologic, diagnostic and differential diagnostic correlations.

Mar 02, 2020

Recently, we publish two case reports about association of nonspecific granulomatous prostatitis (NSGP) and eosinophilic metaplasia (EM) in benign prostatic epithelium. There is no investigation of la...

Study of correlation of urodynamic profile with symptom scoring and ultrasonographic parameters in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Mar 02, 2020

Urodynamic study (UDS) and ultrasonography (USG) both are established investigations to assess the patients of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is known that the prostate mass (PM) and post-void...

Lower urinary tract symptoms and related factors in female university students.

Mar 02, 2020

Our study aims to determine the symptoms and frequency of lower urinary tract in female university students and its related factors.This cross-sectional study was conducted between January and June 20...

The role of bladder wall thickness in the evaluation of detrusor underactivity: Development of a clinical nomogram.

Mar 02, 2020

The aim of our study was to investigate noninvasive predictors for detrusor underactivity (DUA) in male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic enlargement (BPE).A conse...

Urological infections in the developing world: an increasing problem in developed countries.

Mar 02, 2020

Infectious diseases that often follow geographical distribution patterns are increasingly crossing such boundaries, aided by human travel and commerce. These pose a new challenge to physicians who are...

Characteristics, Burden, and Necessity of Inpatient Consults for Academic and Private Practice Urologists.

Mar 02, 2020

To compare differences in the characteristics and outcomes of inpatient consults between academic and private practice urologists.We performed a retrospective review of urology consults at a large ter...

Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome: Updated Perspectives.

Mar 02, 2020

Almost fifteen years since its initial description, intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) during phacoemulsification surgery remains a challenge for cataract surgeons in all its key aspects that ...

'There is no choice apart from antibiotics…': Qualitative analysis of views on urinary infections in pregnancy and antimicrobial resistance.

Mar 02, 2020

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a health risk as it can lead to life-threatening infections. There has been a rise in resistant urinary tract infections (UTIs) which is the most common infection in ...

Relationship between Breastfeeding, Birth History, and Acute Pyelonephritis in Infants.

Feb 28, 2020

Although the clinical importance of the immunological benefits of breastfeeding has been emphasized for decades, their direct relationship with acute pyelonephritis (APN) is still not clear. Our goal ...

Detection of Chromosomal and Plasmid-Mediated Quinolone Resistance Among Isolated from Urinary Tract Infection Cases; Zagazig University Hospitals, Egypt.

Feb 28, 2020

Resistance to fluoroquinolones (FQ) in uropathogenic (UPEC) has emerged as a growing problem. Chromosomal mutations and plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) determinants have been implicated....

When a Stroke is not Just a Stroke: Meningitis with Ventriculitis and Vasculitis: A Case Report.

Feb 28, 2020

Community-acquired ventriculitis is considered a rare condition. Central nervous system (CNS) infection due to gram-negative bacilli is usually associated with previous neurosurgical interventions. T...

The oxidative fumarase FumC is a key contributor for E. coli fitness under iron-limitation and during UTI.

Feb 28, 2020

The energy required for a bacterium to grow and colonize the host is generated by metabolic and respiratory functions of the cell. Proton motive force, produced by these processes, drives cellular mec...

Time-effect of penile color duplex Doppler ultrasound for diagnosing vascular erectile dysfunction.

Feb 28, 2020

This study aimed to explore the time-effect of color duplex Doppler ultrasound (CDDU) in the diagnosis of vascular erectile dysfunction (ED).Using a self-control study, we included patients who underw...

Comparison of pharmacokinetic characteristics of sildenafil citrate chewable tablets and film-coated tablets in healthy male subjects.

Feb 28, 2020

UI14SDF100CW is a chewable tablet of sildenafil citrate, which was developed to improve compliance through convenience of administration. The purpose of this study was to compare the pharmacokinetic (...