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Urology General

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 (...

Effect of Intracorporeal Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells (hADSCs) on Corpora Cavernosa Transforming Growth Factor β (TGFβ) and Collagen Type I Concentration in Wistar Rat Priapism Model.

Feb 28, 2020

The ischemic process in priapism can lead to displacement of normal tissue with fibrotic tissue, due to collagen deposition, and eventually leads to erectile dysfunction. Many studies have identified ...

Different Evaluations Exist between Men with Erectile Dysfunction and Their Female Partners When Using Erectile Hardness Model: An Interesting, Observational, and Cross-Sectional Field Survey.

Feb 28, 2020

It is an interesting clinical phenomenon that when evaluating the erectile function of men with erectile dysfunction by couples, respectively, using the erectile hardness model, there will exist the e...

Management of erectile dysfunction and LUTS/incontinence: the two most common, long-term side effects of prostate cancer treatment.

Feb 28, 2020

The two major long-term concerns associated with different options for the management of prostate cancer, (including surgery, radiotherapy, brachytherapy, cryotherapy, HIFU, etc.) include difficulties...

Progesterone Receptor Expression in the Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostate Cancer Tissues, Relation with Transcription, Growth Factors, Hormone Reception and Components of the AKT/mTOR Signaling Pathway.

Feb 28, 2020

Progesterone receptor (PR) is a critical regulator in reproductive tissues that controls a variety of cellular processes. The objective of the study was to study the PR expression in patients with ben...

[Multicenter comparison of complications after robot-assisted and open simple prostatectomy].

Feb 28, 2020

Robot-assisted simple prostatectomy (RASP) is a relatively new minimally invasive procedure for surgical treatment to manage symptomatic, therapy-refractory benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) in prost...

Increased Estrogen Levels Altered MicroRNA Expression in Prostate and Plasma of Rats Dosed with Sex Hormones.

Feb 28, 2020

Elevated estrogen (E) levels caused by aging or exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals are related to prostate disease development. Sixty to seventy percent of prostate cancer or benign prostatic ...

The underlying mechanism of metabolic syndrome on benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate volume.

Feb 28, 2020

To investigate the potential mechanism of the effect of metabolic syndrome (MetS) on prostate volume (PV) and the risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)/lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the...

A Retrospective Study on Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infection in Patients with Intracranial Cerebral Hemorrhage.

Feb 25, 2020

This study aimed to explore the risk factors of urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients with intracranial cerebral hemorrhage (ICH).This is a retrospective study, and a total of 77 patients with ICH...

Clinical impact of rapid susceptibility testing on Mueller-Hinton Rapid-SIR directly from urine specimens.

Feb 25, 2020

Urinary tract infection diagnosis and management generally involves a 48-h microbiological delay to obtain the antibiotic susceptibility test (AST) results. In the context of multidrug resistance, red...

Prevalence of Urologic Disease Among Patients Investigated for Hematuria With CT Urography.

Feb 25, 2020

The current study evaluated the prevalence of urologic disease among patients with hematuria referred for computerized tomography (CT) urography to determine which patients require investigation with ...

Assessment of the Urinary Microbiome in Children Younger Than 48 Months.

Feb 25, 2020

The urinary tract was once thought to be sterile, and little is known about the urinary microbiome in children. This study aimed to examine the urinary microbiome of young children across demographic ...

Comparison of the Upgrading Rates of International Society of Urological Pathology Grades and Tumor Laterality in Patients Undergoing Standard 12-Core Prostate Biopsy versus Fusion Prostate Biopsy for Prostate Cancer.

Feb 25, 2020

Histopathological discrepancies between biopsy and radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens may lead to unnecessary, excessive, or incomplete treatment in prostate cancer (PCa) patients.To compare the upg...

Long-term effectiveness and predictors of success of low-intensity shockwave therapy in phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors non-responders.

Feb 25, 2020

: To evaluate the long-term (18 months) effectiveness, safety, and factors that may predict the success of low-intensity shockwave lithotripsy (Li-SWT) in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) who ...

Significance of blood lipids parameters as effective markers for arteriogenic erectile dysfunction.

Feb 25, 2020

The aim of the study was to investigate the ability of the blood lipids parameters to predict the discrimination of arteriogenic erectile dysfunction (ED) MATERIALS AND METHODS: 260 subjects with ED a...

Independent Association of Erectile Dysfunction and Low Testosterone Levels With Life Dissatisfaction in Men With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury.

Feb 25, 2020

The loss of global functional independence, along with bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunctions, may contribute to psychological distress and life dissatisfaction after spinal cord injury (SCI).To expl...

Prostate Cancer: Biology, Incidence, Detection Methods, Treatment Methods, and Vaccines.

Feb 25, 2020

Cancer of the prostate are cancers in which most incidences are slow growing and in the U.S., a record of 1.2 million new cases of prostate cancer occurred in 2018. The rates of this type of cancer ha...

Gene Participates in Regulating Autophagy and Fission of Mitochondria in the Brown Planthopper, .

Feb 25, 2020

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 plan...