Comparison of Retzius-sparing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy vs standard robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a meta-analysis
To compare the postoperative continence and clinical outcomes of Retzius-sparing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RS-RALP) with non-RS RALP for patients with prostate cancer. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - August 3, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yu-Li Jiang, Gao-Feng Zheng, Ze-Peng Jiang, Zhen-Li, Xie-Lai Zhou, Jin Zhou, Chun-Hua Ye and Kang-Er Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can clinical and urodynamic parameters predict the occurrence of neutralizing antibodies in therapy failure of intradetrusor onabotulinumtoxin A injections in patients with spinal cord injury?
The aim of the study was to clarify whether clinical and/or urodynamic parameters could be used to infer the probability of neutralizing antibody (NAb) formation as a possible cause of therapy failure (non-res... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - August 2, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christian Tiburtius, Ralf B öthig, Birgitt Kowald, Sven Hirschfeld and Roland Thietje Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transverse testicular ectopia with M üllerian duct remnant in an incarcerated congenital inguinal hernia – a case report
In this report, the diagnosis of TTE was discovered in the event of an incarcerate... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mostafa Kotb, Ahmed Hassan and Mohamed Abouheba Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Anti-TNF agents and potential effects on male fertility: are men being counseled?
Adult men with autoimmune conditions are commonly prescribed anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agents; however, there is a paucity of quality evidence as to their effect on male fertility (e.g. semen param... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 27, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Lauren Folgosa Cooley, James Wren, Mary Kate Keeter, Isaac Lam, Nelson Bennett and Robert E. Brannigan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus flexible ureteroscopic lithotripsy in the treatment of upper urinary tract stones: a meta-analysis comparing clinical efficacy and safety
Upper urinary tract stones is the most common diseases in urology. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and ureteroscopic lithotripsy (fURL) are common treatment, but both their efficacy and safety are controve... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 25, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yeda Chen, Yaoan Wen, Qingfeng Yu, Xiaolu Duan, Wenqi Wu and Guohua Zeng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio has a role in predicting the effectiveness of nivolumab in Japanese patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma: a multi-institutional retrospective study
The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a well-known prognostic marker in various cancers. However, its role as a predictive marker for the effectiveness of nivolumab in patients with metastatic RCC (mRCC) re... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 25, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Naotaka Nishiyama, Megumi hirobe, Takuya Kikushima, Masahiro Matsuki, Atsushi Takahashi, Masahiro Yanase, Keisuke Ichimatsu, Masayuki Egawa, Norihiro Hayashi, Takahito Negishi, Naoya Masumori and Hiroshi Kitamura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The assessment of quality of life and satisfaction with life of patients before and after surgery of an isolated apical defect using synthetic materials
Pelvic floor static disorders constitute a significant clinical and social problem. The incidence of the problem increases with the age of female patients up to 80  years of age. Due to various methods of proce... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 20, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Maciej Zalewski, Gabriela Ko łodyńska, Anna Mucha, Łukasz Bełza, Krzysztof Nowak and Waldemar Andrzejewski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stauffer syndrome, clinical implications and knowledge gaps, does size matter? Case report
Stauffer Syndrome (SS) is a paraneoplastic disorder associated with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). First described by Herbert Maurice Stauffer in 1961, it is characterized by hepatic dysfunction in the absence of... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 20, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Julian Chavarriaga, Nayib Fakih, Juan Cata ño, Catalina Villaquiran, Santiago Rodriguez and German Patino Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case report: renal cystic tumoural calcinosis with ossification and bone marrow formation
Tumoural calcinosis (TC) is a rare disorder characterized by nonneoplastic amorphous calcium deposition that tends to occur in soft tissues around the large joint. Here, we report a case of cystic TC with ossi... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 20, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Mancheng Xia, Chun Liu, Haosen Yang, Keqiang Yin, Yusheng Wang, Xunan Tong, Siyu Zhang and Weibing Shuang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Squamous cell carcinoma of the renal parenchyma presenting as hydronephrosis: a case report and review of the recent literature
Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the renal parenchyma is extremely rare, only 5 cases were reported. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 20, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Xirong Zhang, Yuanfeng Zhang, Chengguo Ge, Junyong Zhang and Peihe Liang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Urinary tract infection is associated with hypokalemia: a case control study
Hypokalemia is a common clinical problem. The association between urinary tract infection (UTI) and hypokalemia is not clear. Hypokalemia is common in patients with UTI in clinical observation. The aim of the ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 20, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ai-Ling Shen, Hsiu-Li Lin, Hsiu-Chen Lin, Yuan-Fu Tseng, Chien-Yeh Hsu and Che-Yi Chou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Circulating sex hormone levels in relation to male sperm quality
Although sex hormones play critical roles in spermatogenesis and sperm maturation, it remains inconclusive whether circulating sex hormones can serve as non-invasive biomarkers to improve the assessment of spe... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 17, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wei Zhao, Jun Jing, Yong Shao, Rong Zeng, Cencen Wang, Bing Yao and Dong Hang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Embedded upper end of double J stent at the site of renal pelvis injury following percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a rare complication
Injury of the renal collecting system is a well-known complication of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL). Large injuries may cause excessive bleeding and fluid extravasation and require adequate drainage using... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 17, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Fayez T. Hammad Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: A comparison of stage-specific all-cause mortality between testicular sex cordstromal tumors and germ cell tumors: results from the National Cancer Database
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 17, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kyle B. Zuniga, Samuel L. Washington III, Sima P. Porten and Maxwell V. Meng Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Contrast-enhanced transrectal ultrasound can reduce collection of unnecessary biopsies when diagnosing prostate cancer and is predictive of biochemical recurrence following a radical prostatectomy in patients with localized prostate cancer
To investigate the value of using contrast-enhanced transrectal ultrasound (CETRUS) to reduce unnecessary collection of biopsies during prostate cancer diagnosis and its utility in predicting biochemical recur... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 16, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Hong-wei Zhao, Jian Li, Jia-Zheng Cao, Juan Lin, Zhu Wang, Jian-yao Lv, Jin-huan Wei, Zhen-hua Chen, Hao-hua Yao, Yi-hui Pan, Zhen-li Gao, Jun-hang Luo, Wei Chen, Lei Shi and Yong Fang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Current status of genetic urinary biomarkers for surveillance of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review
Genetic biomarkers are a promising and growing field in the management of bladder cancer in all stages. The aim of this paper is to understand the role of genetic urinary biomarkers in the follow up of patient... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 14, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: F. Lozano, C. X. Raventos, A. Carrion, E. Trilla and J. Morote Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intravesical gemcitabine versus mitomycin for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trial
Mitomycin (MMC) has been frequently used as the compound for intravesical treatment. The relatively new pyrimidine analog gemcitabine (GEM) has exhibited anticancer effect on various solid cancers, such as the... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Rongxin Li, Ye Li, Jun Song, Ke Gao, Kangning Chen, Xiaogang Yang, Yongqiang Ding, Xinlong Ma, Yang Wang, Weipeng Li, Yanan Wang, Zhiping Wang and Zhilong Dong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spontaneous bilateral renal pelvis rupture during CT in the absence of urinary tract obstruction: case report
Atraumatic renal pelvis rupture without pre-existing renal or ureteric pathology is an uncommon event. It is reported in the setting of acute urinary tract obstruction, most often secondary to ureteric calculi... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zongchen Li and Joey Chan Yiing Beh Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Laparoscopy combining with ureteroscopy for horseshoe kidney accompanying with duplicate kidney and a ureteral calculus: a case report
Horseshoe kidney (HSK) is a common renal fusion anomaly, occurring in about 1 in 400 –600 individuals. In addition, the incidence of duplicated collecting system is about 0.8%. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 11, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jindong Zhang, Liang Gao, Changlong Li, Xiaokang Yang, Yusheng Lei and Chuan Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Rationale, design, and methods of electroencephalography-based investigation of the effects of oral desmopressin on improving slow-wave sleep time in nocturnal polyuria patients (the DISTINCT study): protocol for a single-arm, open-label, single-assignment trial
Nocturia is one of the most bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms and often impairs sleep quality in the elderly. Although previous studies on nocturia have indicated that the successful treatment of nocturi... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 11, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Kazumasa Torimoto, Makito Miyake, Yasushi Nakai, Katsuya Aoki, Nobumichi Tanaka and Kiyohide Fujimoto Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

LncRNA PLAC2 upregulates miR-663 to downregulate TGF- β1 and suppress bladder cancer cell migration and invasion
The roles of lncRNA PLAC2 in bladder cancer (BC) were explored. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zhenxing Zhang, Ping Ao, Hui Han, Qi Zhang, Yang Chen, Jie Han, Qunlian Huang, Houbao Huang and Dong Zhuo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is physical therapy effective following extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy and retrograde intrarenal surgery: a meta-analysis and systematic review
Physical therapy, including percussion, inversion, vibration and combinations, was clinically performed to improve the stone free rate (SFR) following lithotripsy procedures. However, physical therapy is not w... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 9, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Linjie Peng, Junjun Wen, Wen Zhong and Guohua Zeng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can we treat bladder cancer with intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin in patients with prior tuberculosis infection? A population-based cohort study
Intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) therapy is the treatment of choice for patients with T1 or high-grade superficial bladder cancer or those with carcinoma in situ after transurethral resection. A per... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 8, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Che-Wei Hsu, Yi-Chun Chiu, Hsiao-Yun Hu, Yu-Hua Fan, Shih-Chi Hong and Wei-Ming Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Tolerability and safety of urotainer ® polihexanide 0.02% in catheterized patients: a prospective cohort study
In patients with indwelling bladder catheters for> 2 weeks, bacterial colonization is inevitable, leading to urinary tract infections or encrustations with subsequent catheter blockage. Currently, bladder irr... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 8, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: J ürgen Pannek, Karel Everaert, Sandra Möhr, Will Vance, Frank Van der Aa and Jürg Kesselring Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Observation of intracellular bacterial communities in urinary sediment using brightfield microscopy; a case report
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are usually related to the presence of Escherichia coli, a microorganism that adopts an intracellular life-style during the pathogenesis of cystitis. Evidence of the underlying mec... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Carlos Mart ínez-Figueroa, Karen Cortés-Sarabia, Luz del Carmen Alarcón-Romero, Hilda Guadalupe Catalán-Nájera, Micaela Martínez-Alarcón and Amalia Vences-Velázquez Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prognostic value of pretreatment neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in renal cell carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Numerous studies show that the pretreatment neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is associated with the prognosis of patients with RCC. However, their findings are inconsistent, urging us to explore the progno... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 6, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yuan Shao, Bo Wu, Wei Jia, Zikuan Zhang, Qian Chen and Dongwen Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A double blind, placebo-controlled randomized comparative study on the efficacy of phytosterol-enriched and conventional saw palmetto oil in mitigating benign prostate hyperplasia and androgen deficiency
The present clinical trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of a standardized saw palmetto oil containing 3% β-sitosterol in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and androg... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 3, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: H. V. Sudeep, Jestin V. Thomas and K. Shyamprasad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: challenges to early hospital presentation in a resource-poor health system
The point at which men seek medical care for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) varies between individuals. Presentation to hospital with complications beyond LUTS appears prevalent in our setting. The aim of... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 3, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Ikenna I. Nnabugwu, Ijeoma L. Okoronkwo and Chinwe A. Nnabugwu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Machine learning prediction of stone-free success in patients with urinary stone after treatment of shock wave lithotripsy
The aims of this study were to determine the predictive value of decision support analysis for the shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) success rate and to analyze the data obtained from patients who underwent SWL to ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 3, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Seung Woo Yang, Yun Kyong Hyon, Hyun Seok Na, Long Jin, Jae Geun Lee, Jong Mok Park, Ji Yong Lee, Ju Hyun Shin, Jae Sung Lim, Yong Gil Na, Kiwan Jeon, Taeyoung Ha, Jinbum Kim and Ki Hak Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systemic therapy for advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma after discontinuation of immune-oncology and VEGF targeted therapy combinations
Several phase 3 studies reported positive results for combinations of Immune-Oncology (IO) and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) targeted therapies in patients with metastatic clear cell Renal Cell Car... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 2, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yasser Ged, Ruby Gupta, Cihan Duzgol, Andrea Knezevic, Natalie Shapnik, Ritesh Kotecha, Martin H. Voss, Darren R. Feldman, Oguz Akin, Sujata Patil, Robert J. Motzer, Brian I. Rini and Chung-Han Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Small renal masses in Latin-American population: characteristics and prognostic factors for survival, recurrence and metastasis – a multi-institutional study from LARCG database
To evaluate demographic, clinical and pathological characteristics of small renal masses (SRM) ( ≤ 4 cm) in a Latin-American population provided by LARCG (Latin-American Renal Cancer Group) and analyze predicto... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 2, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Thiago Camelo Mour ão, Diego Abreu, Gustavo F. Carvalhal, Guillermo Gueglio, Walter H. da Costa, Vinicius Fernando Calsavara, Luis Meza-Montoya, Rubén G. Bengió, Carlos Scorticati, Ricardo Castillejos-Molina, Francisco Rodríguez-Covarrubias, Ana Marí Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Peri-operative, functional and early oncologic outcomes of salvage robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy after high-intensity focused ultrasound partial ablation
Partial ablation of the prostate using high-intensity focussed ultrasound (HIFU-PA) is a treatment option for localised prostate cancer. When local recurrence occurs, salvage robot-assisted radical prostatecto... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 1, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: James E. Thompson, Ashwin N. Sridhar, Greg Shaw, Prabhakar Rajan, Anna Mohammed, Timothy P. Briggs, Senthil Nathan, John D. Kelly and Prasanna Sooriakumaran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Pros and cons of balloon dilation in totally ultrasound-guided percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of balloon dilation (BD) in totally ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 1, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Wei Jin, Yan Song and Xiang Fei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rare case of herniated duplex collecting system causing obstructive uropathy
An inguinal hernia is the protrusion of intraabdominal organs through an opening in the abdominal wall. Structures such as small and large intestines are commonly contained within inguinal hernias. However, ur... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - July 1, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Christopher El Mouhayyar, Haoyang Wang, Laith Hattar, Fang-Yu Liu, Karen Feghali and Vaidyanathapuram Balakrishnan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Superselective embolization for high-flow priapism refractory to medical and surgical treatments
This study aimed to report long-term outcome of superselective embolization in patients with high-flow priapism refractory to medical and surgical treatments. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Yonghua Bi, Mengfei Yi, Zepeng Yu, Xinwei Han and Jianzhuang Ren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Myxoma of the renal pelvis masquerading pelviureteric stenosis: conservative limited resection with renal preservation: case presentation and literature review
Myxoma is a relatively rare mesenchymal tumor seen mainly in the heart and skin. Renal myxomas in particular are exceptionally rare where only 17 cases were previously reported in the English Language literatu... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 30, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Najla Aldaoud, Amer Hallak, Liqa A. Rousan, Omar Halalsheh, Bashar Darayseh and Mousa A. Al-Abbadi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in patients with acute obstructive upper tract urinary stone: a risk factor for urgent renal drainage and revisit to the emergency department
In patients seen in the emergency department (ED) with acute stone obstruction many risk factors that indicate need for urgent renal drainage are known. However, in patients discharged from ED without renal dr... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Spencer Larkin, Jeremy Johnson, Trisha Venkatesh, Joel Vetter and Ramakrishna Venkatesh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and endoscopic treatment of hematospermia with postcoital hematuria
Recurrent hematospermia accompanied by postejaculatory hematuria is a very rare phenomenon, has not been well understood in the clinical setting, and usually leads to misdiagnosis and mistreatment. The aim of ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 29, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zao-Ming Huang, Yan-Feng Li, Qi Wang, Yong Zhang, Yong Luo, Zhi-Lin Nie, Ke Li, Qing-Xing Feng and Xu-Dong Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of primary upper urinary tract signet-ring cell carcinoma and literature review
Upper tract urothelial carcinoma with pure non-urothelial histology is an exception but variants are present in ~  25% of cases. Primary upper urinary tract signet -ring cell carcinoma is extremely rare. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 26, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Zhaohua Ye, Qiwu Mi, Daosheng Luo, Zhixiong Li and Jiexin Luo Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Guideline-adherence in the treatment of symptomatic urolithiasis in children and adolescents in southwestern Germany
Approximately 1% of urolithiasis cases in Germany affect children. Interdisciplinary groups have agreed on national and international guidelines for children to recommend appropriate treatment pathways. The ai... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 26, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Felix Blasl-Kling, Simone Katrin Dold, Jan-Thorsten Klein, Gamal Anton Wakileh, Ulrich Humke and Anne-Karoline Ebert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Renal pelvis and ureteropelvic junction incarceration in a Grynfeltt-Lesshaft hernia: a case report and review of the literature
Grynfeltt –Lesshaft hernia is a kind of lumbar abdominal wall hernia in which clinical presentations may vary from an asymptomatic bulge in the lumbar area to a symptomatic lumbar mass with back pain. It has be... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 25, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Saadat Mehrabi, Mohammad Javad Yavari Barhaghtalab and Mehdi Babapour Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Expression of epithelial-Mesenchymal transition related markers in Plasmacytoid Urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder
Plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma (PUC) of the urinary bladder is a variant of urothelial carcinoma that carries a poor prognosis. The epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) has been demonstrated to contribut... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 22, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Shunichiro Nomura, Yasutomo Suzuki, Jun Akatsuka, Yuki Endo, Akira Shimizu, Tsutomu Hamasaki, Go Kimura and Yukihiro Kondo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physician preferences for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treatment
Recent approvals of second-generation androgen receptor inhibitors (SGARIs) have changed the treatment landscape for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC). These SGARIs have similar effi... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 22, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Sandy Srinivas, Ateesha F. Mohamed, Sreevalsa Appukkuttan, Marc Botteman, Xinyi Ng, Namita Joshi, Erica Horodniceanu, A. Reginald Waldeck and Stacey J Simmons Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early upregulation of AR and steroidogenesis enzyme expression after 3 months of androgen-deprivation therapy
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a standard treatment for advanced prostate cancer (PCa). However, PCa recurrence and progression rates during ADT are high. Until now, there has been no evidence regarding... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 19, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Agus Rizal A. H. Hamid, Harun W. Kusuma Putra, Ningrum Paramita Sari, Putri Diana, Saras Serani Sesari, Eka Novita, Fajar Lamhot Gultom, Meilania Saraswati, Budiana Tanurahardja, Asmarinah, Rainy Umbas and Chaidir A. Mochtar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PCNL in COPD patient in the sit position under local infiltration anesthesia case report
We report the first case of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in sit position under local infiltration anesthesia. (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 17, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Jianpo Zhai, Hai Wang, Xiao Xu, Zhenhua Liu and Libo Man Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Thermal effect of holmium laser during ureteroscopic lithotripsy
Holmium laser lithotripsy is the most common technique for the management of ureteral stone. Studies founded that holmium laser firing can produce heat which will cause thermal injury towards ureter. The aim o... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 15, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Hui Liang, Lijian Liang, Yin Yu, Bin Huang, Jia ’nan Chen, Chaoguo Wang, Zhangguo Zhu and Xiaozhong Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Endoscopic treatments prior to urethroplasty: trends in management of urethral stricture disease
To determine if the number of endoscopic treatments of urethral stricture disease (USD) prior to urethroplasty has changed in the context of new AUA guidelines on management of USD. In addition to an increase ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 13, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Matthew J. Moynihan, Bryan Voelzke, Jeremy Myers, Benjamin N. Breyer, Bradley Erickson, Sean P. Elliott, Nejd Alsikafi, Jill Buckley, Lee Zhao, Thomas Smith and Alex J. Vanni Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison among PCNL, Miniperc and Ultraminiperc for lower calyceal stones between 1 and 2  cm: a prospective, comparative, multicenter and randomised study
Conventional Percutaneous Lithotripsy (PCNL) has been an effective, successful and easy approach for especially> 1 cm sized calyceal stones however risks of complications and nephron loss are inevitable. Our ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 10, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Giorgio Bozzini, Tahsin Batuhan Aydogan, Alexander M üller, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Umberto Besana, Alberto Calori, Berti Lorenzo, Alexander Govorov, Dmitry Y. Pushkar, Giovannalberto Pini, Antonio Luigi Pastore, Javier Romero-Otero, Bernardo Rocco and Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Retrospective comparison of three minimally invasive approaches for adrenal tumors: perioperative outcomes of transperitoneal laparoscopic, retroperitoneal laparoscopic and robot-assisted laparoscopic adrenalectomy
To compare the perioperative outcomes of transperitoneal laparoscopic (TLA), retroperitoneal laparoscopic (RLA), and robot-assisted transperitoneal laparoscopic (RATLA) adrenalectomy for adrenal tumors in our ... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 9, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Changwei Ji, Qun Lu, Wei Chen, Feifei Zhang, Hao Ji, Shiwei Zhang, Xiaozhi Zhao, Xiaogong Li, Gutian Zhang and Hongqian Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reduction of ureteral stent encrustation by modulating the urine pH and inhibiting the crystal film with a new oral composition: a multicenter, placebo controlled, double blind, randomized clinical trial
Encrustation of ureteral double J stents is a common complication that may affect its removal. The aim of the proposed study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a new oral composition to prevent double J... (Source: BMC Urology)
Source: BMC Urology - June 5, 2020 Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Carlos Torrecilla, Jaime Fern ández-Concha, José R. Cansino, Juan A. Mainez, José H. Amón, Simbad Costas, Oriol Angerri, Esteban Emiliani, Miguel A. Arrabal Martín, Miguel A. Arrabal Polo, Ana García, Manuel C. Reina, Juan F. Sánchez, Alberto Budí Tags: Research article Source Type: research