Articles

Sort by
Previous Page Page 1 of 25 Next Page
  1. Research article

    BAP1 and PBRM1 in metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma: tumor heterogeneity and concordance with paired primary tumor

    BAP1 and PBRM1 are frequently mutated in primary clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) tumors; however, the frequency and clinical relevance of these mutations in metastatic ccRCC tumors is unknown. Addition...

    Jeanette E. Eckel-Passow, Daniel J. Serie, John C. Cheville, Thai H. Ho, Payal Kapur, James Brugarolas, R. Houston Thompson, Bradley C. Leibovich, Eugene D. Kwon, Richard W. Joseph and Alexander S. Parker

    BMC Urology 2017 17:19

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  2. Review

    miRNAs associated with prostate cancer risk and progression

    Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy among men in the US. Though considerable improvement in the diagnosis of prostate cancer has been achieved in the past decade, predicting disease outcome remains a...

    Hung N. Luu, Hui-Yi Lin, Karina Dalsgaard Sørensen, Olorunseun O. Ogunwobi, Nagi Kumar, Ganna Chornokur, Catherine Phelan, Dominique Jones, LaCreis Kidd, Jyotsna Batra, Kosj Yamoah, Anders Berglund, Robert J. Rounbehler, Mihi Yang, Sang Haak Lee, Nahyeon Kang…

    BMC Urology 2017 17:18

    Published on: 20 March 2017

  3. Research article

    The resonance® metallic ureteric stent in the treatment of chronic ureteric obstruction: a safety and efficacy analysis from a contemporary clinical series

    We evaluate the efficacy and safety of metallic ureteric stenting using the Cook Resonance® stent in the treatment of chronic ureteric obstruction of benign and malignant aetiology. Published experience of usi...

    C. Patel, D. Loughran, R. Jones, M. Abdulmajed and I. Shergill

    BMC Urology 2017 17:16

    Published on: 10 March 2017

  4. Research article

    Multi-tract percutaneous nephrolithotomy combined with EMS lithotripsy for bilateral complex renal stones: our experience

    The treatment of bilateral complex renal stones is a tough challenge for urologists. This study aimed to evaluate the efficiency and safety of bilateral ultrasonography-guided multi-tract percutaneous nephroli...

    Taisheng Liang, Chenming Zhao, Gang Wu, Botao Tang, Xiangdong Luo, Shangguang Lu, Yu Dong and Huan Yang

    BMC Urology 2017 17:15

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  5. Research article

    Aortic calcification burden predicts deterioration of renal function after radical nephrectomy

    Radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a risk factor for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD), and the possibility of postoperative deterioration of renal function must be considered ...

    Ken Fukushi, Shingo Hatakeyama, Hayato Yamamoto, Yuki Tobisawa, Tohru Yoneyama, Osamu Soma, Teppei Matsumoto, Itsuto Hamano, Takuma Narita, Atsushi Imai, Takahiro Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Takuya Koie, Yuriko Terayama, Tomihisa Funyu and Chikara Ohyama

    BMC Urology 2017 17:13

    Published on: 6 February 2017

  6. Research article

    Genetic polymorphisms in key hypoxia-regulated downstream molecules and phenotypic correlation in prostate cancer

    In this study we sought if, in their quest to handle hypoxia, prostate tumors express target hypoxia-associated molecules and their correlation with putative functional genetic polymorphisms.

    Avelino Fraga, Ricardo Ribeiro, André Coelho, José Ramon Vizcaíno, Helena Coutinho, José Manuel Lopes, Paulo Príncipe, Carlos Lobato, Carlos Lopes and Rui Medeiros

    BMC Urology 2017 17:12

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  7. Research article

    Do men regret prostate biopsy: Results from the PiCTure study

    Understanding men’s experience of prostate biopsy is important as the procedure is common, invasive and carries potential risks. The psychological aspects of prostate biopsy have been somewhat neglected. The a...

    Catherine Coyle, Eileen Morgan, Frances J. Drummond, Linda Sharp and Anna Gavin

    BMC Urology 2017 17:11

    Published on: 26 January 2017

  8. Research article

    Preoperative lipiodol marking and its role on survival and complication rates of CT-guided cryoablation for small renal masses

    Partial nephrectomy for small renal masses (SRM) may be useful for preserving renal function, but is technically more difficult than radical nephrectomy. Cryoablation may be performed under local anesthesia. T...

    Fumiya Hongo, Yasuhiro Yamada, Takashi Ueda, Terukazu Nakmura, Yoshio Naya, Kazumi Kamoi, Koji Okihara, Yusuke Ichijo, Tsuneharu Miki, Kei Yamada and Osamu Ukimura

    BMC Urology 2017 17:10

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  9. Research article

    Percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus retrograde intrarenal surgery for the treatment of kidney stones up to 2 cm in patients with solitary kidney: a single centre experience

    To compare the treatment outcomes between percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for the management of stones larger than 2 cm in patients with solitary kidney.

    Yunjin Bai, Xiaoming Wang, Yubo Yang, Ping Han and Jia Wang

    BMC Urology 2017 17:9

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  10. Research article

    The addition of a sagittal image fusion improves the prostate cancer detection in a sensor-based MRI /ultrasound fusion guided targeted biopsy

    To explore the diagnostic benefit of an additional image fusion of the sagittal plane in addition to the standard axial image fusion, using a sensor-based MRI/US fusion platform.

    Karsten Günzel, Hannes Cash, John Buckendahl, Maximilian Königbauer, Patrick Asbach, Matthias Haas, Jörg Neymeyer, Stefan Hinz, Kurt Miller and Carsten Kempkensteffen

    BMC Urology 2017 17:7

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  11. Research article

    PD-L1 expression in papillary renal cell carcinoma

    The immune escape or tolerance of cancer cells is considered to be closely involved in cancer progression. Programmed death-1 (PD-1) is an inhibitory receptor expressed on activating T cells, and several types...

    Takanobu Motoshima, Yoshihiro Komohara, Chaoya Ma, Arni Kusuma Dewi, Hirotsugu Noguchi, Sohsuke Yamada, Toshiyuki Nakayama, Shohei Kitada, Yoshiaki Kawano, Wataru Takahashi, Masaaki Sugimoto, Motohiro Takeya, Naohiro Fujimoto, Yoshinao Oda and Masatoshi Eto

    BMC Urology 2017 17:8

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  12. Research article

    Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a predictive biomarker for response to high dose interleukin-2 in patients with renal cell carcinoma

    Immunotherapy with high-dose interleukin-2 (HD-IL2) results in long-term survival in some metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients but has significant acute toxicities. Biomarkers predicting response to...

    James A. Kuzman, David D. Stenehjem, Joseph Merriman, Archana M. Agarwal, Shiven B. Patel, Andrew W. Hahn, Anitha Alex, Dan Albertson, David M. Gill and Neeraj Agarwal

    BMC Urology 2017 17:1

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  13. Research article

    Fulranumab in patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: observations from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

    This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fulranumab, a fully human monoclonal antibody directed against nerve growth factor (NGF), for pain relief in patients with interstitial cystitis/b...

    Hao Wang, Lucille J. Russell, Kathleen M. Kelly, Steven Wang and John Thipphawong

    BMC Urology 2017 17:2

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  14. Research article

    The “Guidewire-Coil”-Technique to prevent retrograde stone migration of ureteric calculi during intracorporeal lithothripsy

    Stone retropulsion represents a challenge for intracorporeal lithotripsy of ureteral calculi. The consequences are an increased duration and cost of surgery as well as decreased stone-free rates. The use of ad...

    Nici Markus Dreger, Friedrich Carl von Rundstedt, Stephan Roth, Alexander Sascha Brandt and Stephan Degener

    BMC Urology 2017 17:3

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  15. Research article

    A Randomized Study of Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (MPCNL) with the aid of a patented suctioning sheath in the treatment of renal calculus complicated by pyonephrosis by one surgery

    Calculus pyonephrosis is difficult to manage. The aim of this study is to explore the value of a patented suctioning sheath assisted minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy (MPCNL) in the treatment of ...

    Jianrong Huang, Leming Song, Donghua Xie, Monong Li, Xiaolin Deng, Min Hu, Zuofeng Peng, Tairong Liu, Chuance Du, Lei Yao, Shengfeng Liu, Shulin Guo and Jiuqing Zhong

    BMC Urology 2016 16:71

    Published on: 8 December 2016

  16. Research article

    Developing a preoperative predictive model for ureteral length for ureteral stent insertion

    Ureteral stenting has been a fundamental part of various urological procedures. Selecting a ureteral stent of optimal length is important for decreasing the incidence of stent migration and complications. The ...

    Takashi Kawahara, Kentaro Sakamaki, Hiroki Ito, Shinnosuke Kuroda, Hideyuki Terao, Kazuhide Makiyama, Hiroji Uemura, Masahiro Yao, Hiroshi Miyamoto and Junichi Matsuzaki

    BMC Urology 2016 16:70

    Published on: 30 November 2016

  17. Study protocol

    Protocol for a prospective, randomized study on neurophysiological assessment of lower urinary tract function in a healthy cohort

    Lower urinary tract symptoms are highly prevalent and a large proportion of these symptoms are known to be associated with a dysfunction of the afferent pathways. Diagnostic tools for an objective and reproduc...

    Stéphanie van der Lely, Martina Stefanovic, Melanie R. Schmidhalter, Marta Pittavino, Reinhard Furrer, Martina D. Liechti, Martin Schubert, Thomas M. Kessler and Ulrich Mehnert

    BMC Urology 2016 16:69

    Published on: 25 November 2016

Previous Page Page 1 of 25 Next Page