Comparison of Yang-Monti ileal ureter-bladder anastomosis versus Yang-Monti ileal ureter-ureteral anastomosis for the treatment of ureteral stenosis: a randomized controlled trial in a miniature pig model
The aim of the present study was to establish an animal model of Yang-Monti ileal ureter-bladder anastomosis and Yang-Monti ileal ureter-ureteral anastomosis and compare the advantages and disadvantages of the... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 10, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wang Zhenxing, Sun Zhaolin, Yang Xiushu, Luo Guangheng, Tian Ye, Shen Lei, Su Zhiyong and Liu Hongming Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing somatization in urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome
This study examined the prevalence of somatization disorder in Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (UCPPS) and the utility of two self-report symptom screening tools for assessment of somatization in patie... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 10, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: C. S. North, B. A. Hong, H. H. Lai and D. H. Alpers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Conservative treatment for urinary fistula following ileal conduit urinary diversion: a simple method
The presence of urinary fistula after ileal conduit urinary diversion is a challenging complication, and this study investigated the role of the intra-conduit negative pressure system (NPS) in the presence of ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 10, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yun-lin Ye, Hai-tao Liang, Lei Tan, Xia Zheng, Dan Xiong, Kang-hua Xiao and Zi-ke Qin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of endorectal displacement of a right ureteral stent following radiochemotherapy and Bevacizumab
The angiogenesis inhibitor monoclonal antibody Bevacizumab is presently the standard treatment for numerous neoplasms but particular toxicities are emerging, such as hypertension, haemorrhage, thromboembolism,... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 9, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Alessio Tognarelli, Lorenzo Faggioni, Francesca Manassero, Angiolo Gadducci and Cesare Selli Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Anterior gland focal cryoablation: proof-of-concept primary prostate cancer treatment in select men with localized anterior cancers detected by multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging
This report describes the feasibility and short-term outcomes of an... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 5, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christina Sze, Efrat Tsivian, Kae Jack Tay, Ariel A. Schulman, Leah G. Davis, Rajan T. Gupta and Thomas J. Polascik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a high-precision bladder hyperthermic intracavitary chemotherapy device for bladder cancer and pharmacokinetic study
Bladder hyperthermic intracavitary chemotherapy (HIVEC) has good effectiveness for bladder cancer, but conventional HIVEC systems lack precision and convenient application. To test the safety of a new HIVEC de... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 3, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mingchen Ba, Shuzhong Cui, Hui Long, Yuanfeng Gong, Yinbing Wu, Kunpeng Lin, Yinuo Tu, Bahuo Zhang and Wanbo Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Second-line treatment strategy for urothelial cancer patients who progress or are unfit for cisplatin therapy: a network meta-analysis
Second-line treatment for urothelial carcinoma (UC) patients is used if progression or failure after platinum-based chemotherapy occurs or if patients are cisplatin-unfit. However, there is still no widely acc... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - December 2, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Huitao Wang, Jianhe Liu, Kewei Fang, Changxing Ke, Yongming Jiang, Guang Wang, Tongxin Yang, Tao Chen and Xin Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinically significant Prostate Cancer diagnosed using a urinary molecular biomarker-based risk score: two case reports
Identifying men for a repeat prostate biopsy is a conundrum to urologists. Risk calculators (RCs) such as the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) RCs have been developed to predi... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 29, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Pieter Minnee, Daphne Hessels, Jack A. Schalken and Wim Van Criekinge Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Determinants of treatment in patients with stage IV renal cell carcinoma
Advances in systemic targeted therapies afford treatment opportunities in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Elderly patients with metastatic RCC present a subpopulation for consideration owi... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 29, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher S. Hollenbeak, Eric W. Schaefer, Justin Doan and Jay D. Raman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optical puncture combined with balloon dilation PCNL vs. conventional puncture dilation PCNL for kidney stones without hydronephrosis: a retrospective study
This study aimed to investigate the advantages of PCNL using optical puncture (i.e. the pun... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 27, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mi Zhou, Xiang He, Yuelong Zhang and Weiwen Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparative effectiveness analysis of the PBCG vs. PCPT risks calculators in a multi-ethnic cohort
Predictive models that take race into account like the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Risk Calculator 2.0 (PCPT RC) and the new Prostate Biopsy Collaborative Group (PBCG) RC have been developed to equitably ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 27, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Samuel Carbunaru, Oluwarotimi S. Nettey, Pooja Gogana, Irene B. Helenowski, Borko Jovanovic, Maria Ruden, Courtney M. P. Hollowell, Roohollah Sharifi, Rick A. Kittles, Edward Schaeffer, Peter Gann and Adam B. Murphy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association of pathogenic factors of metabolic syndrome on serum prostate-specific antigen levels: a pilot study
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels are correlated. To investigate the underlying effect of MetS on PSA levels, the relationship between the major pathogenic factors of M... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Bo-Wen Xia, Si-Cong Zhao, Zong-Ping Chen, Chao Chen, Tian-Shu Liu, Fan Yang and Yong Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oncologic outcomes comparison of partial ureterectomy and radical nephroureterectomy for urothelial carcinoma
The appropriate application of various treatment for upper tract urothelial carcinomas (UTUCs) is the key to prolong the survival of UTUC patients. Herein, we used data in our database to assess the oncologica... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Shengxian Li, Yuchen Pan and Jinghai Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multidisciplinary management of a large pheochromocytoma presenting with cardiogenic shock: a case report
Pheochromocytoma is well-known for sudden initial presentations, particularly in younger patients. Hemodynamic instability may cause serious complications and delay a patient ’s ability to undergo surgical rese... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 20, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Umberto Maestroni, Francesco Ziglioli, Marco Baciarello, Valentina Bellini, Raffaele Dalla Valle, Simona Cataldo, Giada Maspero and Elena Bignami Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The long-term efficacy of one-shot neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy combined with radical cystectomy versus radical cystectomy alone for bladder cancer: a propensity-score matching study
Bladder cancer is a complex disease associated with high morbidity and mortality. Management of bladder cancer before radical cystectomy continues to be controversial. We compared the long-term efficacy of one... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 16, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wasilijiang Wahafu, Sai Liu, Wenbin Xu, Mengtong Wang, Qingbao He, Liming Song, Mingshuai Wang, Feiya Yang, Lin Hua, Yinong Niu and Nianzeng Xing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pelvic floor muscle training in radical prostatectomy: a randomized controlled trial of the impacts on pelvic floor muscle function and urinary incontinence
Pelvic floor muscle training (PFM) training for post-prostatectomy incontinence (PPI) is an important rehabilitative approach, but the evidence base is still evolving. We developed a novel PFM training program... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 15, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Joanne E. Milios, Timothy R. Ackland and Daniel J. Green Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retzius-sparing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: functional and early oncologic results in aggressive and locally advanced prostate cancer
Retzius-sparing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (rsRARP) allows entire prostatectomy procedure via the pouch of Douglas. In low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer (PCa) there is level 1 e... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 12, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Joanne Nyaboe Nyarangi-Dix, Magdalena G örtz, Georgi Gradinarov, Luisa Hofer, Viktoria Schütz, Claudia Gasch, Jan Philipp Radtke and Markus Hohenfellner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Langerhans cells in hypospadias: an analysis of Langerin (CD207) and HLA-DR on epidermal sheets and full thickness skin sections
Hypospadias are among the most common genital malformations. Langerhans Cells (LCs) play a pivotal role in HIV and HPV infection. The migration of LC precursors to skin coincides with the embryonic period of h... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 12, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Bernhard Haid, Daniela Reider, Felix N ägele, Anne-Françoise Spinoit, Elisabeth Pechriggl, Nikolaus Romani, Helga Fritsch and Josef Oswald Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differential expression of histamine receptors in the bladder wall tissues of patients with bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis – significance in the responsiveness to antihistamine treatment and disease symptoms
Activation of mast cells plays an important role in the pathogenesis of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC). Histamine, a mast cell-derived mediators, induced inflammation and hypersensitivity... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 12, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Hui Shan, Er-Wei Zhang, Peng Zhang, Xiao-Dong Zhang, Ning Zhang, Peng Du and Yong Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical approaches for treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction – a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Multiple surgical treatment options are available for the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO). The aim of this study is to compare the most frequently used technics in a comprehensive networ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 11, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Annemarie Uhlig, Johannes Uhlig, Lutz Trojan, Marc Hinterthaner, Alexander von Hammerstein-Equord and Arne Strauss Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of biofeedback-based sleep improvement program on urinary symptoms and sleep patterns of elderly Korean women with overactive bladder syndrome
The prevalence of overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) increases with age. Sleep disturbances in elderly individuals with OAB is a common problem. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a biofeed... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 8, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jooyeon Park, Choal Hee Park, Sang-Eun Jun, Eun-Ju Lee, Seung Wan Kang and Nahyun Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cost comparison between open radical cystectomy, laparoscopic radical cystectomy, and robot-assisted radical cystectomy for patients with bladder cancer: a systematic review of segmental costs
Robot-assisted radical cystectomy is becoming a common treatment for bladder carcinoma. However, in comparison with open radical cystectomy, its cost-effectiveness has not been confirmed. Although few publishe... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 8, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yasuhiro Morii, Takahiro Osawa, Teppei Suzuki, Nobuo Shinohara, Toru Harabayashi, Tomoki Ishikawa, Takumi Tanikawa, Hiroko Yamashina and Katsuhiko Ogasawara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The distribution of Preputial vessels in different severity of rat congenital hypospadias model: imaging study using micro-computerized tomography
Micro-computerized tomography (micro-CT) is considered as an innovative non-invasive and high-resolution imaging technology. The current research aims to reconstruct the distribution of preputial vessels in di... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 8, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Defu Lin, Pei Liu, Guannan Wang, Weiping Zhang and Ning Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical and morphological effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in patients with interstitial cystitis associated with fibromyalgia
Interstitial Cystitis (IC) is a debilitating disorder of the bladder, with a multifactorial and poorly understood origin dealing with microcirculation repeated damages. Also Fibromyalgia (FM) is a persistent d... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 5, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Gerardo Bosco, Edoardo Ostardo, Alex Rizzato, Giacomo Garetto, Matteo Paganini, Giorgio Melloni, Giampiero Giron, Lodovico Pietrosanti, Ivo Martinelli and Enrico Camporesi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bilateral adrenal hemorrhage after hip arthroplasty: an initially misdiagnosed case
Bilateral adrenal hemorrhage (BAH) is a rare but potentially catastrophic condition. Its clinical manifestation is often non-specific and sometimes difficult to be diagnosed in time. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 4, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Lei Wang, Xiao-fei Wang, Ying-chao Qin, Jia Chen, Cun-hai Shang, Guo-feng Sun and Ning-chen Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Surface-projection-based transperineal cognitive fusion targeted biopsy of the prostate: an original technique with a good cancer detection rate
To report a new standardized cognitive fusion technique on transperineal targeted biopsy (TB) of prostate, and to evaluate its efficacy for cancer detection combined with systematic biopsy (SB) . (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - November 4, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Lei Wang, Xiaofei Wang, Wenfeng Zhao, Zichen Zhao, Zhihu Li, Shengmin Fei, He Zhu, Xiang Ji, Bing Yang, Ningchen Li and Yanqun Na Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dysuria due to benign prostatic hyperplasia of the median lobe with ketamine-associated uropathy in a young male
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) rarely occurs in children or young males. In this case report, a 29-year-old male patient diagnosed with BPH coexisting with ketamine-associated uropathy was reported to inve... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 30, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zhangcheng Liao, Zhao Wang, Zhongyuan Jin and Zhengyan Tang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Staged male genital reconstruction with a local flap and free oral graft: a case report and literature review
Male genital skin loss is a common disease in urology. However, male genital skin loss accompanying a penile urethra defect is rarely reported. Herein, we describe a novel surgical technique using a composite ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 29, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Da-chao Zheng, Min-kai Xie, Shi-bo Fu, Jian-hua Guo, Wen-ji Li, Hai-jun Yao and Zhong Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparisons of cancer detection rate and complications between transrectal and transperineal prostate biopsy approaches - a single center preliminary study
Prostate biopsy remains the gold standard approach to verify prostate cancer diagnosis. Transrectal (TR) biopsy is a regular modality, while transperineal (TP) biopsy is an alternative for the patients who dis... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 28, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Guan-Lin Huang, Chih-Hsiung Kang, Wei-Ching Lee and Po-Hui Chiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy - is it safe in hands of residents in training?
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) has become the “gold standard” for treating most adrenal tumors in the past decade. However, it is still considered a relatively complicated procedure requiring experience from ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 28, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jadwiga Dworak, Micha ł Wysocki, Anna Rzepa, Michał Natkaniec, Michał Pędziwiatr, Andrzej Budzyński and Piotr Major Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CoQ10 ameliorates monosodium glutamate-induced alteration in detrusor activity and responsiveness in rats via anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and channel inhibiting mechanisms
Competent detrusor muscles with coordinated contraction and relaxation are crucial for normal urinary bladder storage and emptying functions. Hence, detrusor instability, and subsequently bladder overactivity,... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 28, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Dalia F. El Agamy and Yahya M. Naguib Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ureteroenteric strictures: a single center experience comparing Bricker versus Wallace ureteroileal anastomosis in patients after urinary diversion for bladder cancer
To evaluate the outcome and complication rate in a single institution experience using the two most commonly used techniques of ureteroenteric anastomosis, the Bricker and Wallace anastomosis. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 24, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Frank Christoph, Franziska Herrmann, Peter Werthemann, Thomas Janik, Martin Schostak, Christian Klopf and Steffen Weikert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Which is the best treatment of pediatric upper urinary tract stones among extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy and retrograde intrarenal surgery: a systematic review
Although the indications of minimally invasive treatments for pediatric urolithiasis are similar to those in adults, it is still crucial to make the right treatment decision due to the special considerations o... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 23, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Qing He, Kaiwen Xiao, Yuntian Chen, Banghua Liao, Hong Li and Kunjie Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor, tadalafil, suppresses stromal predominance and inflammation in a rat model of nonbacterial prostatitis
Chronic inflammation is thought to be a major causative factor for the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Tadalafil, a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 23, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mikio Sugimoto, Xia Zhang, Nobufumi Ueda, Hiroyuki Tsunemori, Rikiya Taoka, Yusi Hayashida, Hiromi Hirama, Yasuyuki Miyauchi, Yuki Matsuoka, Hirohito Naito, Yu Osaki and Yosiyuki Kekehi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety and efficacy of Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) in patients with previous transperineal biopsy (TPB): outcomes from a dual-centre case-control study
We investigated the surgical feasibility, safety and effectiveness of 50  W (low power) Holmium Laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) in patients who have undergone previous template biopsy of the prostate ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 22, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Chris Bell, Sacha L. Moore, Amarit Gill, Obinna Obi-Njoku, Stephen F. Hughes, Asad Saleemi, Gidon Ellis, Farooq Khan and Iqbal S. Shergill Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Electrical conductivity-based contrast imaging for characterizing prostatic tissues: in vivo animal feasibility study
Electrical conductivity-based magnetic resonance (MR) imaging may provide unique information on tissue condition because its contrast originates from the concentration and mobility of ions in the cellular spac... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yong Soo Cho, Young Hoe Hur, Hyun Ju Seon, Jin Woong Kim and Hyung Joong Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Robotic stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for renal cell carcinoma in patients with impaired renal function
Robotic stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) is currently under investigation as a noninvasive treatment option for patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). For radiation therapy of RCC, tumor motion and... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: C. Senger, A. Conti, A. Kluge, D. Pasemann, M. Kufeld, G. Acker, M. Lukas, A. Gr ün, G. Kalinauskaite, V. Budach, J. Waiser and C. Stromberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Supernumerary kidneys: a clinical and radiological analysis of nine cases
A supernumerary kidney (SK) is an additional kidney with its own capsule and blood supply that is not fused with the ipsilateral kidney (IK). Because individual case reports indicate a high morbidity rate, the... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 17, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Peter Rehder, Rafael Rehwald, Julia M. B öhm, Astrid E. Grams, Alexander Loizides, Marco Pedrini, Jannik Stühmeier and Bernhard Glodny Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pathological upgrading in prostate cancer treated with surgery in the United Kingdom: trends and risk factors from the British Association of Urological Surgeons Radical Prostatectomy Registry
Accurate grading at the time of diagnosis if fundamental to risk stratification and treatment decision making in patients with prostate cancer. Whilst previous studies have demonstrated significant pathologica... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 17, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Nicholas Bullock, Andrew Simpkin, Sarah Fowler, Murali Varma, Howard Kynaston and Krishna Narahari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sustained density of neuroendocrine cells with aging precedes development of prostatic hyperplasia in spontaneously hypertensive rats
Neuroendocrine (NE) cells may have an impact on the development and initial growth of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) according to previous human studies. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 16, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yuki Kyoda, Koji Ichihara, Kohei Hashimoto, Ko Kobayashi, Fumimasa Fukuta and Naoya Masumori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PREVALENCE OF FATIGUE AND IMPACT ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN CASTRATION-RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER PATIENTS: the VITAL study
Fatigue is one of the most prevalent symptoms among cancer patients. Specifically, in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients, fatigue is the most common adverse event associated with ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 16, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: A. Rodr íguez Antolín, L. Martínez-Piñeiro, M. E. Jiménez Romero, J. B. García Ramos, D. López Bellido, J. Muñoz del Toro, A. García García-Porrero and F. Gómez Veiga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of gemcitabine and anthracycline antibiotics in prevention of superficial bladder cancer recurrence
Because of the failure, shortage and related toxicities of Bacillus Calmette-Gu érin (BCG), the other intravesical chemotherapy drugs are also widely used in clinical application. Gemcitabine and anthracycline ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 15, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tian-Wei Wang, Hui Yuan, Wen-Li Diao, Rong Yang, Xiao-Zhi Zhao and Hong-Qian Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adherence and barriers to penile rehabilitation over 2  years following radical prostatectomy
A variety of penile rehabilitation (PR) therapies are available to improve post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction (ED) with mixed results. It is uncertain how adherent men are to PR therapies. The aim of this... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 7, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jeffrey Albaugh, Brittany Adamic, Cecilia Chang, Nicholas Kirwen and Joshua Aizen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of the association between paternity and reoperation for urethral obstruction in adult hypospadias patients who underwent two-stage repair in childhood
The association between surgical outcome of hypospadias repair and long-term male reproductive function has not been documented. The purpose of this study was to clarify association between paternity in adult ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - October 4, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Akihiro Kanematsu, Shiro Tanaka, Takahiko Hashimoto, Michio Nojima and Shingo Yamamoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improvement in early urinary continence recovery after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy based on postoperative pelvic anatomic features: a retrospective review
We investigated the impact of postoperative membranous urethral length and other anatomic characteristics of the pelvic floor shape as measured by magnetic resonance imaging on the improvement in continence fo... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - September 18, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Akihiro Nakane, Hiroki Kubota, Yusuke Noda, Tomoki Takeda, Yasuhiko Hirose, Atsushi Okada, Kentaro Mizuno, Noriyasu Kawai, Keiichi Tozawa, Yutaro Hayashi and Takahiro Yasui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-reported outcomes in randomised clinical trials of bladder cancer: an updated systematic review
Despite international recommendations of including patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in randomised clinical trials (RCTs), a 2014 review concluded that few RCTs of bladder cancer (BC) report PRO as an outcome. ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - September 14, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Francesco Sparano, Debra Josephs, Mirjam Sprangers, Francesco Cottone and Fabio Efficace Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between plasma Atherogenic index and final pathology of Bosniak III-IV renal masses: a retrospective, single-center study
There is an increased incidence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in patients with metabolic syndrome who usually have high levels of serum triglyceride (TG) and low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C). P... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - September 13, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Emre Karabay, Nejdet Karsiyakali, Serdar Duvar, Cagatay Tosun, Ahmet Ruknettin Aslan and Omer Ergin Yucebas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive factors for response to salvage stereotactic body radiotherapy in oligorecurrent prostate cancer limited to lymph nodes: a single institution experience
In patients presenting with limited nodal recurrence following radical prostatectomy (RP), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) results might improve with a better case selection. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - September 9, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christoph Oehler, Michel Zimmermann, Lukas Adam, Juergen Curschmann, Marcin Sumila, R äto T. Strebel, Richard Cathomas, Qiyu Li, Uwe Schneider and Daniel R. Zwahlen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) of urinary bladder with coexisting urothelial carcinoma –a case report
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma is a very rare bladder tumor with very few cases that have been reported in the English literature. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - September 5, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jing Sun, Cheng Wang, Dandan Wang, Jiangtao Wu, Leiming Wang, Lan Zhao and Lianghong Teng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Epidemic investigation of benign prostatic obstruction with coexisting overactive bladder in Shanghai Pudong New Area and its impact on the health-related quality of life
We aimed to investigate the prevalence, relative risk factors, and the impact on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of benign prostatic obstruction (BPO) with coexisting overactive bladder (OAB) in men... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - September 3, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Qing-Tong Yi, Min Gong, Chu-Hong Chen, Wei Hu and Ru-Jian Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research