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Urinary Incontinence Urology

The efficacy of the novel, innovative, Single-Use Grasper Integrated Flexible Cystoscope for stent removal: a systematic review.

May 17, 2021

We aimed to define the published impact, efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and precise role of the Isiris-α device: the world's first sterile, Single-Use Grasper Integrated Flexible Cystoscope (SUGIFC) f...

Epidemiology and risk factors for ureteral stent-associated urinary tract infections in non-transplanted renal patients: a systematic review of the literature.

May 17, 2021

Pathophysiology and risk factors for Ureteral Stent-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (USAUTI) have been poorly investigated. This situation results in highly diverse practices regarding USAUTI preve...

Highly efficient enrichment and identification of pathogens using a herringbone microfluidic chip and by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.

May 13, 2021

Bacterial infections cause considerable morbidity and expensive healthcare costs. The prescription of broad-spectrum antimicrobial drugs results in failure of treatment or overtreatment and exacerbate...

Three-Dimensional Micropatterning Deters Early Bacterial Adherence and Can Eliminate Colonization.

May 13, 2021

Developing strategies to prevent bacterial infections that do not rely on the use of drugs is regarded globally as an important means to stem the tide of antimicrobial resistance, as argued by the Wor...

Is Outpatient Management of Mandibular Fractures Associated With Inflammatory Complications? An ACS-NSQIP Study.

May 10, 2021

Timing of mandibular fracture repair has long been debated. The purpose of the present study was to assess the incidence of postoperative inflammatory complications (POICs) following open repair of ma...

Risk factors, demographic profiles, and management of uncomplicated recurrent urinary tract infections: a single institution study.

May 06, 2021

Recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTI) are a common urologic chief complaint. Although rUTIs are a significant burden on the healthcare system, until recently there were no published guidelines to ...

Focused Ultrasound Biofilm Ablation: Investigation of Histotripsy for the Treatment of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs).

May 06, 2021

Urinary catheters often become contaminated with biofilms, resulting in catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) that adversely affect patient outcomes. Histotripsy is a non-invasive focu...

Bilateral secondary testicular, epididymal and spermatic cords carcinoma of prostatic origin: a case report and review of the literature.

May 03, 2021

Prostatic carcinoma is emerging as the most common male malignancy in Nigeria and the second most common male cancer worldwide. Patients often present with locally advances stages, and common sites of...

Morphometric analysis of nuclear symmetry in urothelial carcinoma for predicting tumor recurrence.

May 03, 2021

Urothelial carcinoma is the ninth most common cancer in the world. Cytological analysis of the urine is used for screening, as well as for cases suspected for neoplasia of the urinary tract. However, ...

Bacterial infections adversely influence the risk of decompensation and survival in compensated cirrhosis.

Apr 29, 2021

Prognosis of compensated cirrhosis is good until decompensation. In decompensated cirrhosis, bacterial infections (BIs) are common and increase the risk of death. The incidence and prognostic implicat...

Trends, characteristics, and outcomes of placenta accreta spectrum: A national study in the United States.

Apr 26, 2021

Although an infrequent occurrence, the placenta can adhere abnormally to the gravid uterus leading to significantly high maternal morbidity and mortality during cesarean section (CS). Contemporary nat...

Daily inpatient ertapenem therapy can be an alternative to hospitalization for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 19, 2021

Physicians hospitalize the patients with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs) when they need intravenous antibiotics and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) is unavailable. Dail...

Low Rates of Urologic Side Effects Following COVID Vaccination: An Analysis of the FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System.

Apr 19, 2021

To quantify and describe urologic adverse events and symptoms after vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.We queried the FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)...

Screening for HPV and dysplasia in transgender patients: Do we need it?

Apr 12, 2021

Aim of this study was the evaluation of prevalence of HPV infection and resulting genital dysplasia to assess the necessity and reasonability of pap smears and HPV testing in transgender patients. HPV...

Biofilm reduction potential of 0.02% polyhexanide irrigation solution in several types of urethral catheters.

Apr 12, 2021

Long-term use of urethral catheters is associated with high risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) and blockage. Microbial biofilms are a common cause of catheter blockage, reducing their lifetime and ...

Comparison of oncologic and functional outcomes between radical nephroureterectomy and segmental ureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

Apr 12, 2021

This study aims to compare oncologic and functional outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) and segmental ureterectomy (SU) in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). We...

Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Psychological Effects of Primary Nocturnal Enuresis in Chinese Young Adults.

Apr 08, 2021

This study aimed to investigate the prevalence, risk factors, and effects of primary nocturnal enuresis (PNE) on physical and mental health in young adults in mainland China.An anonymous questionnaire...

Antimicrobial Use in a Cohort of US Nursing Homes, 2017.

Apr 08, 2021

Controlling antimicrobial resistance in health care is a public health priority, although data describing antimicrobial use in US nursing homes are limited.To measure the prevalence of antimicrobial u...

Familial burden and other clinical factors associated with various types of cancer in individuals with Lynch syndrome.

Apr 05, 2021

Lynch syndrome (LS) is associated with increased risks of various gastrointestinal, gynecologic, genitourinary, and other cancers. Many clinical practice guidelines recommend that LS carriers' screeni...

Biodegradable Anti-Biofilm Fiber-Membrane Ureteral Stent Constructed with a Robust Biomimetic Superhydrophilic Polycationic Hydration Surface Exhibiting Synergetic Antibacterial and Antiprotein Properties.

Apr 01, 2021

The biofouling of ureteral stents and subsequent urinary tract infections mainly come from the adsorption and adhesion of proteins and microorganisms and their ensuing proliferation. Although general ...