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Reconstructive urology

This section considers submissions related to the reconstruction of urological organs and repairing injuries of the genitourinary tract.

  1. Recently, renal angioembolization (RAE) has gained an important role in the non-operative management (NOM) of moderate to high-grade blunt renal injuries (BRI), but its use remains heterogeneous. The aim of th...

    Authors: Giovanni Liguori, Giacomo Rebez, Alessandro Larcher, Michele Rizzo, Tommaso Cai, Carlo Trombetta and Andrea Salonia

    Citation: BMC Urology 2021 21:104

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Ureteroenteric stricture incidence has been reported as high as 20% after urinary diversion. Many patients have undergone prior radiotherapy for prostate, urothelial, colorectal, or gynecologic malignancy. We ...

    Authors: Clinton T. Yeaman, Andrew Winkelman, Kimberly Maciolek, Mei Tuong, Perri Nelson, Chandler Morris, Stephen Culp, Sumit Isharwal and Tracey L. Krupski

    Citation: BMC Urology 2021 21:101

    Content type: Research article

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  3. This study aimed to introduce a novel method for ureteroileal anastomosis, explore its clinical effectiveness, observe the incidence of postoperative anastomotic stricture, and compare the postoperative compli...

    Authors: Qi Wang, Liang Tang, Liangkuan Bi, Jie Min, Lu Fang, Wei Sun and Dexin Yu

    Citation: BMC Urology 2021 21:65

    Content type: Technical advance

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  4. Infection is the most feared complication of a penile prosthesis. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is widely known to increase the risk of several infections, but its role in the penile prosthesis is still controversial...

    Authors: Lucas Mira Gon, Caio César Citatini de Campos, Brunno Raphael Iamashita Voris, Luís Augusto Passeri, Adriano Fregonesi and Cássio Luís Zanettini Riccetto

    Citation: BMC Urology 2021 21:35

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is an HIV prevention strategy recommended to partially protect men from heterosexually acquired HIV. From 2015 to 2019, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief...

    Authors: Todd Lucas, Jonas Z. Hines, Julia Samuelson, Timothy Hargreave, Stephanie M. Davis, Ian Fellows, Amber Prainito, D. Heather Watts, Valerian Kiggundu, Anne G. Thomas, Onkemetse Conrad Ntsuape, Kunle Dare, Elijah Odoyo-June, Leonard Soo, Likabelo Toti-Mokoteli, Robert Manda…

    Citation: BMC Urology 2021 21:23

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Phimosis is the inability to retract the preputium downward over the glans penis. Despite the various techniques of preputial plasty described in literature, the most performed surgical treatment is still the ...

    Authors: Pagano Carmine, Faenza Mario, Guastafierro Antonio, Manfellotto Vincenzo, Grella Elisa, Cosenza Angelo, Pieretti Gorizio and Izzo Sara

    Citation: BMC Urology 2021 21:15

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Girls’ pelvic fracture bladder neck avulsion and urethral rupture is rare however it causes great morbidity. The management is complex and not standard yet. We report our experience and a technique of bladder ...

    Authors: Rong Lv, Chongrui Jin, Huiquan Shu, Lin Wang and Yinglong Sa

    Citation: BMC Urology 2020 20:179

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Aim of this study is to examine pelvic floor symptoms, anatomical results and patients’ satisfaction after sacrospinous vaginal fixation for stage 4 pelvic organ prolapse.

    Authors: Tilemachos Kavvadias, Birgitt Schoenfisch, Sara Yvonne Brucker and Christl Reisenauer

    Citation: BMC Urology 2020 20:126

    Content type: Research article

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  9. 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 ...

    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

    Citation: BMC Urology 2020 20:68

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The presence of urinary fistula after ileal conduit urinary diversion is a challenging complication, and this study investigated the role of the intra-conduit negative pressure system (NPS) in the presence of ...

    Authors: Yun-lin Ye, Hai-tao Liang, Lei Tan, Xia Zheng, Dan Xiong, Kang-hua Xiao and Zi-ke Qin

    Citation: BMC Urology 2019 19:131

    Content type: Research article

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  11. To evaluate the outcome and complication rate in a single institution experience using the two most commonly used techniques of ureteroenteric anastomosis, the Bricker and Wallace anastomosis.

    Authors: Frank Christoph, Franziska Herrmann, Peter Werthemann, Thomas Janik, Martin Schostak, Christian Klopf and Steffen Weikert

    Citation: BMC Urology 2019 19:100

    Content type: Research article

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  12. To evaluate outcome of buccal mucosa graft urethroplasty (BMGU) for the treatment of urethral stricture disease, including a detailed analysis of success, morbidity and quality of life (QoL).

    Authors: Armin Soave, Luis Kluth, Roland Dahlem, Amelie Rohwer, Michael Rink, Philipp Reiss, Margit Fisch and Oliver Engel

    Citation: BMC Urology 2019 19:18

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Reconstruction of ureteral defects and strictures remains problematic for urologists. We aimed to investigate the possibility of a tapered non-vascularized bladder graft as a novel substitute for ureteral reco...

    Authors: Lujia Zou, Shanhua Mao, Shenghua Liu, Limin Zhang, Tian Yang, Yun Hu, Qiang Ding and Haowen Jiang

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:97

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Renal artery aneurysm (RAA) is rare and its incidence in the general population remains elusive. There have been few reports on the repair of multiple aneurysms conducted with the Da Vinci robot-assisted surgi...

    Authors: Hai-bin Wei, Xiao-long Qi, Feng Liu, Jie Wang, Xiao-feng Ni, Qi Zhang, En-hui Li, Xuan-yu Chen and Da-hong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:96

    Content type: Case report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Urology 2017 17:100

  15. Traumatic amputation of the penis is a rare surgical emergency. Although repair techniques have been well described in literature, failure of replantation and its causes are poorly understood and reported. Her...

    Authors: Tushar Patial, Girish Sharma and Pamposh Raina

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:93

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Urinary tract obstruction and postoperative hydronephrosis are risk factor for renal function deterioration after orthotopic ileal neobladder construction. However, reports of relationship between transient hy...

    Authors: Takuma Narita, Shingo Hatakeyama, Takuya Koie, Shogo Hosogoe, Teppei Matsumoto, Osamu Soma, Hayato Yamamoto, Tohru Yoneyama, Yuki Tobisawa, Takahiro Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Hashimoto and Chikara Ohyama

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:72

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Although vaginal agenesis as may occur in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare condition, it is associated with not only anatomical problems but also serious psychological and social proble...

    Authors: Musa Kayondo, Joseph Njagi, Peter Kivuniike Mukasa and Tom Margolis

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:69

    Content type: Case report

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  18. In Ethiopia, about 9000 fistula cases are estimated to occur every year with an incidence of 2.2/1000 women. This study was aimed to determine obstetric fistula characteristics and surgical repair outcomes amo...

    Authors: Demisew Anemu Sori, Ahadu Workineh Azale and Desta Hiko Gemeda

    Citation: BMC Urology 2016 16:41

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Human dermal allografts have been used for over a decade for interpositional repair of rectoceles. How do dermal allografts perform with regards to success rate and complications with 8 years’ minimum follow-up?

    Authors: Serge P. Marinkovic, Scott Hughes, Donghua Xie, Lisa M. Gillen and Christina M. Marinkovic

    Citation: BMC Urology 2016 16:16

    Content type: Research article

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  20. The aim of this study was to describe the results of a 1-year patient follow-up after anterior vaginal wall darn, a novel technique for the repair of anterior vaginal wall prolapse.

    Authors: Osman Köse, Hasan S Sağlam, Şükrü Kumsar, Salih Budak, Hüseyin Aydemir and Öztuğ Adsan

    Citation: BMC Urology 2014 14:51

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Renal artery aneurysm is a rare disorder with a high mortality rate in the event of rupture, the most frequent complication, which can also occur in lesions smaller than those indicated for treatment by curren...

    Authors: Michele Rossi, Gianluca Maria Varano, Gianluigi Orgera, Alberto Rebonato, Florindo Laurino and Cosimo De Nunzio

    Citation: BMC Urology 2014 14:42

    Content type: Case report

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