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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.

H V Sudeep, Jestin V Thomas, K Shyamprasad,

BACKGROUND: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 androgen deficiency. METHODS:Subjects aged 40-65 years with symptomatic BPH were randomized to 12-week double-blind treatment with 500 mg doses of β-sitosterol enriched ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):86]

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The Pros and cons of balloon dilation in totally ultrasound-guided percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.

Wei Jin, Yan Song, Xiang Fei,

BACKGROUND:To evaluate the feasibility and safety of balloon dilation (BD) in totally ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL). METHODS:The data of 95 patients underwent BD were collected in this retrospective study between August 2016 and December 2018. During the same period, telescopic metal dilation was used in 1161 patients. Ninety five patients ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):82]

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Myxoma of the renal pelvis masquerading pelviureteric stenosis: conservative limited resection with renal preservation: case presentation and literature review.

Najla Aldaoud, Amer Hallak, Liqa A Rousan, Omar Halalsheh, Bashar Darayseh, Mousa A Al-Abbadi,

BACKGROUND: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 literature. Only 2 of the 17 reported cases were located in the renal sinus/pelvis. CASE PRESENTATION:This is a ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):80]

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Machine learning prediction of stone-free success in patients with urinary stone after treatment of shock wave lithotripsy.

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, Ki Hak Song,

BACKGROUND: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 assess the factors influencing the outcome by using machine learning methods. METHODS:We retrospectively reviewed the ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):88]

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Physician preferences for non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treatment.

Sandy Srinivas, Ateesha F Mohamed, Sreevalsa Appukkuttan, Marc Botteman, Xinyi Ng, Namita Joshi, Erica Horodniceanu, A Reginald Waldeck, Stacey J Simmons,

BACKGROUND: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 efficacy but differ in safety profiles. We used a discrete choice experiment to explore how United States physicians make treatment decisions between adverse events (AEs) and survival gains ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):73]

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A rare case of herniated duplex collecting system causing obstructive uropathy.

Christopher El Mouhayyar, Haoyang Wang, Laith Hattar, Fang-Yu Liu, Karen Feghali, Vaidyanathapuram Balakrishnan,

BACKGROUND: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, uretero-inguinal hernia of the native collecting system is an extremely rarely reported entity. If unrecognized, acute kidney injury due to ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):83]

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Peri-operative, functional and early oncologic outcomes of salvage robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy after high-intensity focused ultrasound partial ablation.

James E Thompson, Ashwin N Sridhar, Greg Shaw, Prabhakar Rajan, Anna Mohammed, Timothy P Briggs, Senthil Nathan, John D Kelly, Prasanna Sooriakumaran,

BACKGROUND: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 prostatectomy is a treatment option for selected patients, but there is a paucity of data on the peri-operative safety, functional and oncologic outcomes of sRARP.. ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):81]

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Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: challenges to early hospital presentation in a resource-poor health system.

Ikenna I Nnabugwu, Ijeoma L Okoronkwo, Chinwe A Nnabugwu,

BACKGROUND: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 this survey is to assess from the community perspective in southeast Nigeria, the challenges to early presentation for ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):87]

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Thermal effect of holmium laser during ureteroscopic lithotripsy.

Hui Liang, Lijian Liang, Yin Yu, Bin Huang, Jia'nan Chen, Chaoguo Wang, Zhangguo Zhu, Xiaozhong Liang,

BACKGROUND: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 of our current study is to explore factors affecting thermal effect of holmium laser during ureteroscopic lithotripsy. METHODS:An ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):69]

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Systemic therapy for advanced clear cell renal cell carcinoma after discontinuation of immune-oncology and VEGF targeted therapy combinations.

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, Chung-Han Lee,

BACKGROUND: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 Carcinoma (ccRCC). However, there are limited data on outcomes to systemic therapy after IO-VEGF combinations. METHODS:A retrospective analysis was performed on patients ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):84]

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Guideline-adherence in the treatment of symptomatic urolithiasis in children and adolescents in southwestern Germany.

Felix Blasl-Kling, Simone Katrin Dold, Jan-Thorsten Klein, Gamal Anton Wakileh, Ulrich Humke, Anne-Karoline Ebert,

BACKGROUND: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 aim of this retrospective and preliminary study is to analyze whether adherence to current guidelines for pediatric stone disease in southwestern Germany is feasible. ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):76]

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Small renal masses in Latin-American population: characteristics and prognostic factors for survival, recurrence and metastasis - a multi-institutional study from LARCG database.

Thiago Camelo Mourão, 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 María Autran-Gómez, José Gadu Campos-Salcedo, Alejandro Nolazco, Carlos Ameri, Hamilton Zampolli, Raúl Langenhin, Diego Muguruza, Marcos Tobias Machado, Pablo Mingote, Jorge Clavijo, Lucas Nogueira, Omar Clark, Agustín R Rovegno, Fernando P Secin, Ricardo Decia, Gustavo C Guimarães, Sidney Glina, Oscar Rodríguez-Faba, Joan Palou, Stenio C Zequi,

BACKGROUND: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 predictors of survival, recurrence and metastasis. METHODS:A multi-institutional retrospective cohort study of 1523 patients submitted to surgical treatment for non-metastatic SRM from 1979 ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):85]

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Expression of epithelial-Mesenchymal transition related markers in Plasmacytoid Urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder.

Shunichiro Nomura, Yasutomo Suzuki, Jun Akatsuka, Yuki Endo, Akira Shimizu, Tsutomu Hamasaki, Go Kimura, Yukihiro Kondo,

BACKGROUND: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 contribute to tumor progression. As the cause of the increased aggressiveness of PUC is unknown, we investigated PUC and EMT-related marker expression. METHODS:A ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):72]

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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.

Spencer Larkin, Jeremy Johnson, Trisha Venkatesh, Joel Vetter, Ramakrishna Venkatesh,

BACKGROUND: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 drainage factors that can minimize revisit to the emergency department are not fully identified. We evaluated SIRS (systemic ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):77]

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Clinical characteristics and endoscopic treatment of hematospermia with postcoital hematuria.

Zao-Ming Huang, Yan-Feng Li, Qi Wang, Yong Zhang, Yong Luo, Zhi-Lin Nie, Ke Li, Qing-Xing Feng, Xu-Dong Liu,

BACKGROUND: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 this study was to summarize the clinical characteristics, etiologic diagnosis, and endoscopic treatment of hematospermia with postcoital hematuria. METHODS:We collected ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):78]

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Retrospective comparison of three minimally invasive approaches for adrenal tumors: perioperative outcomes of transperitoneal laparoscopic, retroperitoneal laparoscopic and robot-assisted laparoscopic adrenalectomy.

Changwei Ji, Qun Lu, Wei Chen, Feifei Zhang, Hao Ji, Shiwei Zhang, Xiaozhi Zhao, Xiaogong Li, Gutian Zhang, Hongqian Guo,

BACKGROUND:To compare the perioperative outcomes of transperitoneal laparoscopic (TLA), retroperitoneal laparoscopic (RLA), and robot-assisted transperitoneal laparoscopic (RATLA) adrenalectomy for adrenal tumors in our center. METHODS:Between April 2012 and February 2018, 241 minimally invasive adrenalectomies were performed. Cases were categorized based on the minimally invasive adrenalectomy technique. Demographic characteristics, perioperative information ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):66]

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A case report of primary upper urinary tract signet-ring cell carcinoma and literature review.

Zhaohua Ye, Qiwu Mi, Daosheng Luo, Zhixiong Li, Jiexin Luo,

BACKGROUND: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. CASE PRESENTATION:We report the case of a 65-year-old male diagnosed primary upper urinary tract signet-ring cell carcinoma while underwent percutaneous ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):75]

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Renal pelvis and ureteropelvic junction incarceration in a Grynfeltt-Lesshaft hernia: a case report and review of the literature.

Saadat Mehrabi, Mohammad Javad Yavari Barhaghtalab, Mehdi Babapour,

BACKGROUND: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 been accepted to be a rare entity, and incarceration of the kidney through this hernia is ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):74]

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Early upregulation of AR and steroidogenesis enzyme expression after 3 months of androgen-deprivation therapy.

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, Chaidir A Mochtar,

BACKGROUND: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 when progression begins. This study evaluated the gene expression of intraprostatic androgen receptor (AR) and steroidogenic enzymes in the ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):71]

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Quality of life among patients with multiple sclerosis and voiding dysfunction: a cross-sectional study.

Fatemeh Nazari, Vahid Shaygannejad, Mehrdad Mohammadi Sichani, Marjan Mansourian, Valiollah Hajhashemi,

BACKGROUND:Evaluating the usefulness of treatment requires a direct measurement of the health-related quality of life (QOL). Therefore, this study was carried out aiming to determine the QOL of patients with MS and voiding dysfunction. METHODS:This cross-sectional study was carried out using multi-stage random cluster sampling method on 602 patients with ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):62]

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A comparison among PCNL, Miniperc and Ultraminiperc for lower calyceal stones between 1 and 2 cm: a prospective, comparative, multicenter and randomised study.

Giorgio Bozzini, Tahsin Batuhan Aydogan, Alexander Müller, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Umberto Besana, Alberto Calori, Berti Lorenzo, Alexander Govorov, Dmitry Y Pushkar, Giovannalberto Pini, Antonio Luigi Pastore, Javier Romero-Otero, Bernardo Rocco, Carlo Buizza,

BACKGROUND: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 aim is to compare the efficacy and safety of PCNL, MiniPerc (MP) and UltraMiniPerc (UMP) for lower calyceal stones between 1 and ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):67]

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PCNL in COPD patient in the sit position under local infiltration anesthesia case report.

Jianpo Zhai, Hai Wang, Xiao Xu, Zhenhua Liu, Libo Man,

BACKGROUND:Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is traditionally performed in the prone or supine position. We report the first case of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in sit position under local infiltration anesthesia. A 69-year-old male presented with left flank pain. Kidney B ultrasound and computed tomography scan showed multiple left renal calculi and hydronephrosis. He had ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):70]

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Endoscopic treatments prior to urethroplasty: trends in management of urethral stricture disease.

Matthew J Moynihan, Bryan Voelzke, Jeremy Myers, Benjamin N Breyer, Bradley Erickson, Sean P Elliott, Nejd Alsikafi, Jill Buckley, Lee Zhao, Thomas Smith, Alex J Vanni,

BACKGROUND: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 in practicing reconstructive urologists and published reconstructive literature, the AUA guidelines regarding the management of male ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):68]

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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.

Carlos Torrecilla, Jaime Fernández-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 Budía, Daniel Pérez-Fentes, Félix Grases, Antonia Costa-Bauzá, Jordi Cuñé,

BACKGROUND: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 stent encrustation in indwelling times up to 8 weeks. METHODS:A double-blinded, multicenter, placebo-controlled trial ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):65]

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LithoVue™ for renal stone therapy - a perfect fit for high volume academic centers; a retrospective evaluation of 108 cases.

Maximilian Pallauf, Sabina Sevcenco, Christopher Steiner, Martin Drerup, Michael Mitterberger, Daniela Colleselli, Lukas Lusuardi, Thomas Kunit,

BACKGROUND:Over the last few years the number of flexible ureterorenoscopies, used for renal stone treatment, has risen steadily. This was associated with an increase in costs for maintenance and repair of the fragile ureterorenoscopes used. To overcome this problem single-use devices have been introduced to the market. The aim of ... Read more >>

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[2020, 20(1):56]

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