Pediatric urology

Section edited by John Gearhart

This section considers clinically based research relevant to urological disorders specific only to children and adolescents.

  1. Research article

    Circumcision-related tragedies seen in children at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

    Circumcision is a common minor surgical procedure and it is performed to a varying extent across countries and religions. Despite being a minor surgical procedure, major complications may result from it. In Gh...

    Kwaku Addai Arhin Appiah, Christian Kofi Gyasi-Sarpong, Roland Azorliade, Ken Aboah, Dennis Odai Laryea, Kwaku Otu-Boateng, Kofi Baah-Nyamekye, Patrick Opoku Manu Maison, Douglas Arthur, Isaac Opoku Antwi, Benjamin Frimpong-Twumasi, Edwin Mwintiereh Yenli, Samuel Kodzo Togbe and George Amoah

    BMC Urology 2016 16:65

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  2. Research article

    Genomic copy number variation association study in Caucasian patients with nonsyndromic cryptorchidism

    Copy number variation (CNV) is a potential contributing factor to many genetic diseases. Here we investigated the potential association of CNV with nonsyndromic cryptorchidism, the most common male congenital ...

    Yanping Wang, Jin Li, Thomas F. Kolon, Alicia Olivant Fisher, T. Ernesto Figueroa, Ahmad H. BaniHani, Jennifer A. Hagerty, Ricardo Gonzalez, Paul H. Noh, Rosetta M. Chiavacci, Kisha R. Harden, Debra J. Abrams, Deborah Stabley, Cecilia E. Kim, Katia Sol-Church, Hakon Hakonarson…

    BMC Urology 2016 16:62

    Published on: 21 October 2016

  3. Research article

    MMP9 overexpression is associated with good surgical outcome in children with UPJO: Preliminary results

    Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) diagnosed prenatally occurs in 1:150 – 1:1200 pregnancies. Although many studies investigating the molecular changes of this obstructed segment have been performed, th...

    Sabrina Thalita Reis, Kátia R. M. Leite, Nayara Izabel Viana, Roberto Iglesias Lopes, Caio Martins Moura, Renato F. Ivanovic, Marcos Machado, Francisco Tibor Denes, Amilcar Giron, William Carlos Nahas, Miguel Srougi and Carlo C. Passerotti

    BMC Urology 2016 16:44

    Published on: 23 July 2016

  4. Research article

    2-octyl cyanoacrylate versus reintervention for closure of urethrocutaneous fistulae after urethroplasty for hypospadias: a randomized controlled trial

    Urethrocutaneous fistulae (UCFs) represent one of the most frequent causes of morbidity after urethroplasty. Hypospadias can be repaired using different surgical techniques, but—regardless of technique—the inc...

    Gabriela Ambriz-González, Pedro Aguirre-Ramirez, José Manuel García-de León, Francisco Javier León-Frutos, Sergio Adrián Montero-Cruz, Xóchilt Trujillo, Clotilde Fuentes-Orozco, Michel Dassaejv Macías-Amezcua, Andrea del Socorro Álvarez-Villaseñor, Ana Olivia Cortés-Flores, Mariana Chávez-Tostado and Alejandro González-Ojeda

    BMC Urology 2014 14:93

    Published on: 21 November 2014