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Urological imaging

Section edited by Ercan Kocakoc

This section considers submissions that provide an advance in urological imaging techniques and equipment (ultrasound, CT, MRI including diffusion MRI and dynamic contrast enhanced MRI, PET-CT, PET-MR etc).

  1. Content type: Case report

    Jackstone is a bladder stone that has a similar appearance to toy jacks. However review of the English language medical literature revealed only a few previous reports of jackstone calculus.

    Authors: Duminda Subasinghe, Serozsha Goonewardena and Vickneswaran Kathiragamathamby

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:40

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    The current standard for Prostate Cancer (PCa) detection in biopsy-naïve men consists of 10–12 systematic biopsies under ultrasound guidance. This approach leads to underdiagnosis and undergrading of significa...

    Authors: A. W. Postema, M. J. V. Scheltema, C. K. Mannaerts, R. J. G. Van Sloun, T. Idzenga, M. Mischi, M. R. E. Engelbrecht, J. J. M. C. H. De la Rosette and H. Wijkstra

    Citation: BMC Urology 2017 17:27

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  3. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Urology 2016 16:70

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Duplex kidney is a common anomaly that is frequently associated with multiple complications. Typical computed tomography urography (CTU) includes four phases (unenhanced, arterial, parenchymal and excretory) a...

    Authors: Honghan Gong, Lei Gao, Xi-Jian Dai, Fuqing Zhou, Ning Zhang, Xianjun Zeng, Jian Jiang and Laichang He

    Citation: BMC Urology 2016 16:21

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Chronic indwelling catheters may induce histologic changes within the bladder, and these changes are sometimes pre-malignant. There are many documented cases of squamous cell carcinoma associated with indwelli...

    Authors: Tyler M. Bauman, Theodora A. Potretzke, Aaron M. Potretzke, Cary L. Siegel and Steven B. Brandes

    Citation: BMC Urology 2015 15:119

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Restoration of normal bladder volume and function (i.e., bioequivalent bladder) are observed within 8 weeks of performing subtotal cystectomy (STC; removal of ~70 % of the bladder) in 12-week old rats. For ana...

    Authors: David Burmeister, Bimjhana Bishwokarma, Tamer AbouShwareb, John Olson, Maja Herco, Josh Tan, Karl-Erik Andersson and George Christ

    Citation: BMC Urology 2015 15:103

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Currently, large prostate size (>80 mL) of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) still pose technical challenges for surgical treatment. This prospective study was designed to explore the safety and efficacy of p...

    Authors: Mao Qiang Wang, Li Ping Guo, Guo Dong Zhang, Kai Yuan, Kai Li, Feng Duan, Jie Yu Yan, Yan Wang, Hai Yan Kang and Zhi Jun Wang

    Citation: BMC Urology 2015 15:33

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) represents an option in restaging of prostate cancer patients with disease relapse after local treatment. The present study assess whether salv...

    Authors: Alexander Winter, Rolf-Peter Henke and Friedhelm Wawroschek

    Citation: BMC Urology 2015 15:10

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Partial segmental thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum (PSTCC) is a rare disease predominantly occurring in young men. Cardinal symptoms are pain and perineal swelling. Although several risk factors are describ...

    Authors: Stephanie Sauer, Jan P Goltz, Tobias Gassenmaier, Andreas S Kunz, Thorsten A Bley, Detlef Klein and Bernhard Petritsch

    Citation: BMC Urology 2014 14:100

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  10. Content type: Case report

    An immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease is important disease in differential diagnosis of tumors in kidney, pancreas, lung and other organs. The imaging findings of IgG4-related kidney diseases are usually...

    Authors: Hideo Fukuhara, Yoshinori Taniguchi, Manabu Matsumoto, Naoto Kuroda, Satoshi Fukata, Keiji Inoue, Shimpei Fujimoto, Yoshio Terada and Taro Shuin

    Citation: BMC Urology 2014 14:54

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  11. Content type: Technical advance

    The purpose of this study is presenting a method to predict the presence of an open urinary tract and the position of the opening in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy from three dimensional (3D) computed tomogr...

    Authors: Daiki Ueno, Kazuhide Makiyama, Hiroyuki Yamanaka, Takashi Ijiri, Hideo Yokota and Yoshinobu Kubota

    Citation: BMC Urology 2014 14:47

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has become a promising diagnostic tool in many medical fields. In particular, noninvasive real-time optical biopsy of internal organs is one of the most attractive applicatio...

    Authors: Masaomi Ikeda, Kazumasa Matsumoto, Donghak Choi, Morihiro Nishi, Tetsuo Fujita, Kohji Ohbayashi, Kimiya Shimizu and Masatsugu Iwamura

    Citation: BMC Urology 2013 13:65

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  13. Content type: Case report

    Chronic expanding hematoma is a rare condition that develops after surgery, trauma, or injury. It can also develop at any location in the body in the absence of trauma. Clinical findings and various diagnostic...

    Authors: Takahiro Syuto, Motoaki Hatori, Nomura Masashi, Yoshitaka Sekine and Kazuhiro Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Urology 2013 13:60

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  14. Content type: Case report

    To the best of our knowledge this is the first case where a Silastic drain is used in ureteral surgery instead of a common urological stent. Patients coming from other institutions, especially in peripheral ar...

    Authors: Girolamo Fiorini, Giorgio Pomara, Francesca Manassero, Andrea Mogorovich, Lorenzo Faggioni and Cesare Selli

    Citation: BMC Urology 2012 12:34

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