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  1. In 2019, the shortage of cefazolin led to the demand for cefotiam and cefmetazole exceeding the supply. The Department of Nephro-urology at Nagoya City University Hospital used fosfomycin as a substitute for p...

    Authors: Toshiki Etani, Chiharu Wachino, Takuya Sakata, Maria Aoki, Masakazu Gonda, Nobuhiko Shimizu, Takashi Nagai, Rei Unno, Kazumi Taguchi, Taku Naiki, Shuzo Hamamoto, Atsushi Okada, Noriyasu Kawai, Atsushi Nakamura and Takahiro Yasui
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:145
  2. Prostate cancer, characterized by its insidious onset and short overall survival, and has seen a rise in incidence over recent decades. This study aims to investigate the expression and molecular mechanism of ...

    Authors: Lin Cheng, Shuhui Li, Deqi Jiang, Rongkai Sun, Yueshan Wang, Jianchao Zhang and Qiang Wei
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:144
  3. To evaluate the incidence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in patients with unilateral and bilateral staghorn calculi (SC) and evaluate the impact on the outcome of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).

    Authors: Zhonghua Shen, Linguo Xie, Di Luo, Haijie Xie, Hongyang Chen and Chunyu Liu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:142
  4. The literature on nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) in children with bilateral Wilms’ tumors (BWT) involving the collection system is mostly comprised of case reports. The present study aimed to summarize the clin...

    Authors: YiWei Fang, ZhenWu Li, HongCheng Song, WeiPing Zhang, Ning Li and Yang Yang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:141
  5. The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate the performance of machine learning models for predicting the possibility of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) following percutaneous nephro...

    Authors: Tianwei Zhang, Ling Zhu, Xinning Wang, Xiaofei Zhang, Zijie Wang, Shang Xu and Wei Jiao
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:140
  6. An intravesical gas explosion is a rare complication of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). It was first reported in English literature in 1926, and up to 2022 were only forty-one cases. Injury fro...

    Authors: I-Hung Chen, Cher-Min Fong, Hsing-Hua Stella Chang, Ying-Jui Ni, Kon-Ning Chiu and Kai-Wen Lee
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:139
  7. Prostate cancer (PCa) is a complex and biologically diverse disease with no curative treatment options at present. This study aims to utilize computational methods to explore potential anti-PCa compounds based...

    Authors: Basiru Olaitan Ajiboye, Toluwase Hezekiah Fatoki, Olamilekan Ganiu Akinola, Kazeem Olasunkanmi Ajeigbe, Abraham Fisayo Bamisaye, Eva-María Domínguez-Martín, Patricia Rijo and Babatunji Emmanuel Oyinloye
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:138
  8. This study delves into the complex interplay among prostate-specific antigen, alkaline phosphatase, and the temporal dynamics of tumor shrinkage in prostate cancer. By investigating the longitudinal trajectori...

    Authors: Madiha Liaqat, Rehan Ahmad Khan, Florian Fischer and Shahid Kamal
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:137
  9. In recent years, Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) has identified risk variants related to complex diseases, but most genetic variants have less impact on phenotypes. To solve the above problems, methods ...

    Authors: Ai-Ru Hsieh, Yi-Ling Luo, Bo-Ying Bao and Tzu-Chieh Chou
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:136
  10. To evaluate the predictive value of individual components of the R.E.N.A.L scoring system for Laparoscopic (LPN) and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy (RPN).

    Authors: Sappaya Suppanuntaroek, Kyle Garcia, Christopher Combates, Carly Deal, Irasema Concepción Paster, Christian C. Morrill, Ken Batai and Benjamin Lee
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:134
  11. Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is a rare malignancy, with typically only few new cases annually per urological department. Adherence to European association of urology (EAU) guidelines on UTUC in the ...

    Authors: Kimie Oedorf, Erik Skaaheim Haug, Fredrik Liedberg, Riikka Järvinen, Sigurdur Gudjonsson, Peter J. Boström, Tomas Jerlström, Gigja Gudbrandsdottir, Jørgen Bjerggaard Jensen and Gitte Wrist Lam
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:132
  12. The incidence of recurrent hernia after radical resection of prostate cancer is high, so this article discusses the incidence and risk factors of inguinal hernia after radical resection of prostate cancer.

    Authors: An-Ping Xiang, Yue-Fan Shen, Xu-Feng Shen and Si-Hai Shao
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:131
  13. One of the most common, but least studied, diabetic complication is diabetic bladder dysfunction. Current therapies include glucose control and symptom-based interventions. However, efficacy of these therapies...

    Authors: Anissa Cervantes, Francis M. Hughes Jr., Huixia Jin and J. Todd Purves
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:130
  14. Non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma (nccRCC) represents a rare form of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in the clinic. It is now understood that contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) exhibits diverse manifestations an...

    Authors: WeiPing Zhang, JingLing Wang, Li Chen and Jiayu Shi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:129

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Urology 2024 24:143

  15. Carcinoma in situ of the bladder is a high-grade cancer that originates in the superficial layer of the bladder. It has the potential to invade nearby organs, and it can spread through blood and lymphatic circ...

    Authors: Omran Batha, Ahmed Aldolly, Yousef Alsaffaf, Suaad Hamsho, Mohammad Atia, Fayez Salmeh and Louei Alia
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:127
  16. Indwelling urinary catheters often lead to complications such as symptomatic urinary tract infections. In nursing home residents, catheter prevalence is high, but prevalence differences by sociodemographic cha...

    Authors: Jonas Czwikla, Guido Schmiemann and Falk Hoffmann
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:125
  17. To predict outcomes and identify potential therapeutic targets for cancers, it is critical to find novel specific biomarkers. The objective of this study was to search for and explore novel bladder cancer-asso...

    Authors: Mohammadrasul Zareinejad, Zahra Faghih, Amin Ramezani, Akbar Safaei and Abbas Ghaderi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:124
  18. Male infertility has become a global health problem, and genetic factors are one of the essential causes. Y chromosome microdeletion is the leading genetic factor cause of male infertility. The objective of th...

    Authors: Qina He, Yongle Zhang, Mengyi Song, Yao Zhou, Dan Lin, Yanlin Ma, Fei Sun and Qi Li
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:123
  19. Neurogenic bladder dysfunction is a major problem for spinal cord injury (SCI) patients not only due to the risk of serious complications but also because of the impact on quality of life. The main aim of this...

    Authors: Sajjad Ali, Omar Sufyan Khan, Amira M. Youssef, Iram Saba and Deem Alfedaih
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:122
  20. Various complications following hypospadias surgery present distinct manifestations when examined with ultrasound. Utilizing high-frequency ultrasound, clinicians can promptly identify these complications and ...

    Authors: Jun Zhuang, Xueshang Su, Ying Jia, Qiaoyuan Zheng, Qingqian Wei, Ziming Zhang, Jintian Hu, Li Yuan and Hongli Chai
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:121
  21. Renal cell carcinoma, a leading cause of death in urological malignancies, arises from the nephron. Its characteristics include diversity in disease biology, varied clinical behaviors, different prognoses, and...

    Authors: Qiuyang Chen, Xuan Sun, Yubei Li, Xinyue Yang, Xuejian Yang, Haifei Xu, Hongzhou Cai and Jun Hu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:120
  22. Wilms tumor (WT), also known as nephroblastoma, is rare in adults, accounting for merely 3% of all nephroblastomas or 0.2 cases per million individuals. Extrarenal Wilms tumor (ERWT) emerges outside the renal ...

    Authors: Babak Alijani, Elahe Abbaspour, Sahand Karimzadhagh, Zoheir Reihanian, Mohammad Haghani Dogahe, Maryam Jafari, Seifollah Jafari and Nooshin Zaresharifi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:119
  23. To present the experience of ileal ureter with ileocystoplasty (IUC), and compare the outcomes of IUC in minimally invasive procedures to open procedures.

    Authors: Silu Chen, Xiang Wang, Zhihua Li, Xinfei Li, Guanpeng Han, Zihao Tao, Zhenyu Li, Peng Zhang, Hongjian Zhu, Kunlin Yang and Xuesong Li
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:118
  24. There are numerous methods available for predicting sepsis following Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. This study aims to compare the predictive value of Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA), Systemic...

    Authors: Yuxin Liu, Qihao Sun, Houtao Long, Zhijian Qiu, Daofeng Zhang, Haiyang Zhang and Ji Chen
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:116
  25. Congenital inguinal hernia, hydrocele and undescended testis (UDT) are associated with patent processus vaginalis. The smooth muscles present in the processus vaginalis aid in the descent of the testis and und...

    Authors: Nellai Krishnan, Aanchal Kakkar, Tapas Chandra Nag, Sandeep Agarwala, Prabudh Goel and Anjan Kumar Dhua
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:115
  26. Patients with spinal cord injury have a relatively high risk for bladder cancer and often complicated with bladder cancer in advanced stages, and the degree of aggressiveness of malignancy is high. Most of the...

    Authors: Xin-Lei Wang, Yi-Xuan Wang, Jun-Zhi Chen, Xin-Yu Liu, Xing Liu, Qi-Kai Zhong, Zi-Lin Zhao, Zhen-Duo Shi and Cong-Hui Han
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:111
  27. Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) significantly impact quality of life among older men. Despite the prevalent use of the American Urological Association Symptom Inde...

    Authors: Alexander P. Glaser, Abigail R. Smith, Dacey Maglaque, Brian T. Helfand, Rowida Mohamed, Hosanna An, Melissa Marquez, Pooja Talaty, Padraig Carolan, Aaron M. Geller, Francesca R. Farina, Sally E. Jensen and James W. Griffith
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:110
  28. Index tumors are the most aggressive tumors of the prostate. However, their clinical significance remains unclear. This study aimed to assess the incidence of index tumor location according to the zonal origin...

    Authors: Yoshihiko Ogata, Jun Akatsuka, Yuki Endo, Hikaru Mikami, Masato Yanagi, Hayato Takeda, Yuka Toyama, Yoichiro Yamamoto, Go Kimura and Yukihiro Kondo
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:108
  29. The aggressive nature of Fournier gangrene and the associated health issues can result in a more complex clinical course and potentially a longer hospital stay. This study aimed to assess factors that affect t...

    Authors: Bandar Alhubaishy, Omar M. Bahassan, Abdulrahman E. Alsabban, Ali H. Alkhzaim, Ziyad A. Alnefaie, Kamal S. Algarni, Sultan G. Almehmadi and Saud N. Alqahtani
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:107
  30. Microplastics are ubiquitous, widespread environmental pollutants with unavoidable human exposure. Herein, it was aimed to investigate the presence of microplastics in prostate tissue.

    Authors: Erhan Demirelli, Yalçın Tepe, Ural Oğuz, Handan Aydın, Murat Kodat, Doğan Sabri Tok, Mehmet Giray Sönmez and Ercan Öğreden
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:106
  31. Papillary renal cell carcinoma (pRCC) is the second most common histology of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), accounting for 10–15% of cases. Traditionally, pRCC is divided into type 1 and type 2, although this div...

    Authors: Thorri Geir Runarsson, Andreas Bergmann, Gigja Erlingsdottir, Vigdis Petursdottir, Leon Arnar Heitmann, Aevar Johannesson, Viktor Asbjornsson, Tomas Axelsson, Rafn Hilmarsson and Tomas Gudbjartsson
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:105
  32. Fermented soy products have shown to possess inhibitory effects on prostate cancer (PCa). We evaluated the effect of a fermented soy beverage (Q-Can®), containing medium-chain triglycerides, ketones and soy is...

    Authors: Soum D. Lokeshwar, Ather Ali, Theresa R. Weiss, Jesse Reynolds, Brian M. Shuch, Thomas Ferencz, Tassos C. Kyriakides, Wajahat Z. Mehal, Joseph Brito, Joseph Renzulli and Michael S. Leapman
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:102
  33. Bone metastasis (BM) carries a poor prognosis for patients with upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). This study aims to identify survival predictors and develop a prognostic nomogram for overall survival (...

    Authors: Jiasheng Hu, Haowen Gu, Dongxu Zhang, Min Wen, Zejun Yan, Baiyang Song and Chengxin Xie
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:100
  34. To evaluate the efficacy of urethral-sparing laparoscopic simple prostatectomy (US-LSP) for the treatment of large-volume (>80 ml) benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with asymptomatic urethral stricture (ureth...

    Authors: Changhao Hou, Zhiqiang Luo, Nailong Cao, Xiaoyong Hu, Lujie Song, Qiang Fu, Jiong Zhang and Jianwen Huang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:99
  35. First research to evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of flexible ureteral lithotripsy (FURSL) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in the treatment of the upper ureteral stone is between 1.5 cm and 2...

    Authors: Wenpu Chen, Hengda Hu and Guofeng Yu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:98

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