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  1. This study comprehensively evaluates the distribution patterns and antimicrobial resistance profiles of urinary pathogens in Preoperative midstream urine cultures collected from patients with urinary calculi i...

    Authors: Xin Mei, Shike Zhang, Peng Xu, Zhican He, Ruizheng Tang, Baotong Yang, Iqbal Muhammad Sarfaraz and Wenqi Wu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:46
  2. In recent years, enzalutamide and abiraterone have been widely used as treatments for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). However, the cost-effectiveness of these drugs in Iran is unknown....

    Authors: Zahra Goudarzi, Farhad Lotfi, Zhila Najafpour, AliAkbar Hafezi, Marzieh Alizadeh Zakaria and Khosro Keshavarz
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:45
  3. Peritoneal loose body (PLB) is a kind of lesions located in the abdominal cavity or pelvic cavity, which is rare and difficult to diagnose. The diameter of PLB is mostly 0.5–2.5 cm. Most PLBS are asymptomatic....

    Authors: Weicong Sang, Yang Li, Xiaoping Hong, Haihong Qu, Rujian Zhu and Qingtong Yi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:43
  4. Incarceration of the appendix within a femoral hernia is a rare condition of abdominal wall hernia about 0.1 to 0.5% in reported femoral hernia [1]. We report a case of a 56-year-old female whose appendix was tra...

    Authors: Po-Chuan Yu, Ling-Ting Wang, Chun-Yu Chang, Yao-Chou Tsai and Kian-Hwee Chong
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:41
  5. To investigate the value of semi-quantitative and quantitative parameters (PI-RADS score, T2WI score, ADC, Ktrans, and Kep) based on multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) or biparametric MRI (bpMRI) combined with prosta...

    Authors: Xiao Feng, Xin Chen, Peng Peng, He Zhou, Yi Hong, Chunxia Zhu, Libing Lu, Siyu Xie, Sijun Zhang and Liling Long
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:40
  6. This retrospective study was conducted to compare the safety and efficacy of Sun’s tip-flexible semirigid ureterorenoscopy (tf-URS), super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (SMP) and flexible ureteroscopy (FUR...

    Authors: Xinkai Huang, Liang Zhong, Zhifeng Huang and Haibiao Lai
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:39
  7. Prostatic fibrosis, characterized by the accumulation of myofibroblasts and collagen deposition, is closely associated with LUTS and may lead to mechanical obstruction of the urethra. Additionally, Metabolic S...

    Authors: Jingwen Ren, Yuanyuan Li, Xueyuan Zhang, Min Xiong, Heng Zhang, Lingyue An, Ying Cao, Shujie Xia, Guangheng Luo and Ye Tian
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:38
  8. The Short Form Qualiveen (SF-Qualiveen) questionnaire assesses the effect of bladder and urinary symptoms on patients’ quality of life (QoL) with urological impairment caused by neurological diseases. There is...

    Authors: Younes A. Khadour, Meng Zheng and Fater A. Khadour
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:37
  9. Extragonadal germ cell tumors originating from the prostate are exceptionally rare. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no reported cases of mixed germ cell tumors in individuals with 46 XX disorder ...

    Authors: Changrong Wang, Jiangli Du, Xueping Xiang, Yuyong Wang, Jingjing Xiang and Qiaoping Xu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:36
  10. Although prostate cancer is a prevalent malignancy worldwide, its clinical presentation and management in the Middle East are not well-documented. This study aims to provide insights into the initial clinical ...

    Authors: Mutlay Sayan, Astrid Langoe, Ozlem Aynaci, Ayfer Ay Eren, Mehmet Fuat Eren, Ilke Onur Kazaz, Zainab Ibrahim, Omar Tama Al-Akelie, Loma Al-Mansouri, Ramiz Abu-Hijlih, Shalini Moningi, Elia Abou Chawareb, Albert El Hajj, Peter F. Orio and Layth Mula-Hussain
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:35
  11. to evaluate the role of urinary URO17® biomarker in the detection of urothelial tumors in haematuria patients and the detection of recurrence in non-muscle invasive bladder urothelial tumors.

    Authors: Mohamed Ibrahim, Joshua Rabinowitz, Rebecca Hilbert, Aruni Ghose, Samita Agarwal, Rajiv Swamy, Ismail Bulut, Mirian Guttierrez, Ebtisam Buali, Ekram Nassar, Parag Jhavar, Fatima Al-Hashimi and Nikhil Vasdev
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:34
  12. Benign prostatic hyperplasia in elderly males often causes bladder outlet obstruction termed benign prostatic obstruction (BPO). BPO induces lower urinary tract symptoms and quantifiable urodynamic alterations...

    Authors: Akshay Akshay, Ali Hashemi Gheinani, Mustafa Besic, Sophie Braga, Anne-Christine Uldry, Manfred Heller, Hubert Rehrauer, Catharine Aquino Fournier, Fiona C. Burkhard and Katia Monastyrskaya
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:33
  13. USP54, a ubiquitin-specific protease in the deubiquitinase (DUB) family, facilitates the malignant progression of several types of cancer. However, the role of USP54 in prostate cancer (PCa), especially castra...

    Authors: Cheng Zhou, Xuehu Zhang, Hangbin Ma, Yinghao Zhou, Yibo Meng, Chenchen Chen, Guowei Shi, Wandong Yu and Jun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:32
  14. Surgical treatment for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and inferior vena cava (IVC) tumor thrombus (TT) is difficult, and the postoperative complication rate is high. This study aimed to explore the safety and onco...

    Authors: Jiyuan Chen, Zhuo Liu, Ran Peng, Yunchong Liu, Hongxian Zhang, Guoliang Wang, Xiaojun Tian, Xinlong Pei, Junjie Wang, Shudong Zhang, Hao Wang and Lulin Ma
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:31
  15. Kidney stones, a persistent urological condition, continue to affect people globally. In this critical review, we examine the work of Borghi et al. who evaluated patients with idiopathic stone formation and ra...

    Authors: Adam Collingridge and Michael O’Callaghan
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:30
  16. To compare the outcomes of patients undergoing Retroperitoneal laparoscopic Radical nephrectomy (RLRN) and Transperitoneal laparoscopic Radical nephrectomy (TLRN).

    Authors: Junyao Liu, Bin Zhang, Peng Qi, Xiaowei Ren, Duo Zheng, Yang He, Xu Zheng, Zhongjin Yue, Ye Li, Ningqiang Yang, Zhiping Wang, Junsheng Bao, Junqiang Tian, Li Yang, Zhenxing Zhai, Lingjun Zuo…
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:29
  17. Prostate-related quality of life can be assessed with a variety of different questionnaires. The 50-item Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) and the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) are ...

    Authors: Paul Windisch, Ivo Becker, Hongjian Tang, Christina Schröder, André Buchali, Daniel M. Aebersold, Daniel R. Zwahlen, Robert Förster and Mohamed Shelan
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:28
  18. Kidney clear cell carcinoma (KIRC) is the most common subtype of renal cell carcinoma. Peroxisomes play a role in the regulation of tumorigenesis and cancer progression, yet the prognostic significance of pero...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Qian Zhao, Hongwei Huang and Xuhong Lin
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:26
  19. To explore if switching intravesical chemotherapeutic agents is beneficial in short-term recurrences of high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) following the failure of preceding intravesical ther...

    Authors: Shuaiqi Chen, Guangyu Sun, Xiaoxu Chen, Tiyara Salgado, Shangrong Wu, Hailong Hu, Ranlu Liu and Yunkai Qie
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:25
  20. Extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in men undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP) is a widely used procedure. However, little is known about anatomical site-specific yiel...

    Authors: Silvan Sigg, Fabienne Lehner, Etienne Xavier Keller, Karim Saba, Holger Moch, Tullio Sulser, Daniel Eberli and Ashkan Mortezavi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:24
  21. To compare the efficacy and safety of micropercutaneous nephrolithotomy (MPCNL) and flexible ureteroscopy (FURS) in the treatment of single upper ureteral calculi measuring 1 to 2 centimeters.

    Authors: Qinghua He, Xuedong Wei, Eran Wu, Raoshan Luo, Lizhi Yu and Weiming Liang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:23
  22. To summarize current evidence to report a comparative systematic review and meta-analysis of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and open simple prostatectom...

    Authors: Rachel Altman, Roseanne Ferreira, Camilo Barragan, Naeem Bhojani, Katherine Lajkosz, Kevin C. Zorn, Bilal Chughtai, Ganesan Annamalai and Dean S. Elterman
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:22
  23. Urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS), which includes interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) and chronic prostatitis (CP/CPPS), is associated with increased voiding frequency, nocturia, a...

    Authors: Rosalynn R.Z. Conic, Terrie Vasilopoulos, Karthik Devulapally, Rene Przkora, Andrew Dubin, Kimberly T. Sibille and Aaron D. Mickle
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:21
  24. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an often debilitating disease affecting the myelin sheath that encompasses neurons. It can be accompanied by a myriad of pathologies and adverse effects such as neurogenic lower urin...

    Authors: Betsy H. Salazar, Kristopher A. Hoffman, John A. Lincoln, Christof Karmonik, Hamida Rajab, Santosh A. Helekar and Rose Khavari
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:20
  25. This study aims to compare the perioperative, functional, and oncological outcomes of cryoablation (CA) and partial nephrectomy (PN) for managing small renal masses in patients with solitary kidneys. The study...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Li Wang, Er-hao Bao, Lei Wang, Jia-hao Wang, Lin Yang and Ping-yu Zhu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:19
  26. To investigate whether a causal relationship exists between the estimated glomerular filtration rate (EGFR) and the occurrence of prostate cancer in East Asian and European populations and to determine if gene...

    Authors: Haojian Zhang, Tian Li and Yingjie Jia
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:18
  27. To demonstrate the technical feasibility of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) guided by 5G-powered robot-assisted teleultrasound diagnosis system (RTDS) in a complex kidney-stone (CKS) cohort and present our...

    Authors: Jie Yang, Xiang Zhou, Xuan Zhou, Jin-yong Tian, Muhetaer Wubuli, Xin-hua Ye, Jie Li and Ning-hong Song
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:17
  28. In this critical review, we explore the study design, strengths and limitations of the paper: “Two-Year Outcomes of Sacral Neuromodulation Versus OnabotulinumtoxinA for Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence:...

    Authors: Haidar Hadri bin Abd Wahab and Michael O’Callaghan
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:16
  29. Due to an increase in life expectancy, the incidence of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) in patients aged ≥75 years has been increasing. In this study we investigated the characteristics before treatment...

    Authors: Ryuichi Mizuno, Yota Yasumizu, Nobuyuki Tanaka, Toshikazu Takeda, Shinya Morita, Kazuhiro Matsumoto, Takeo Kosaka, Hiroshi Asanuma and Mototsugu Oya
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:13
  30. Prostate cancer (PC) is a significant disease affecting men’s health worldwide. More than 60% of patients over 65 years old and more than 80% are diagnosed with localized PC. The current choice of treatment mo...

    Authors: Chenghao Zhanghuang, Jianjun Zhu, Ye Li, Jinkui Wang, Jing Ma, Li Li, Zhigang Yao, Fengming Ji, Chengchuang Wu, Haoyu Tang, Yucheng Xie, Bing Yan and Zhen Yang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:12
  31. The incidence rate of malignant tumors after solid organ transplantation is higher than the normal population. The aim of our study is to identify the risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) after liver, kidney, he...

    Authors: Chang Xu, Hefeng Geng, Yannan Li, Fang Sun, Huiwei Sun, Yingshi Zhang and Qingchun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:11
  32. Men who have sex with men (MSM) face many challenges and biases in healthcare. Within urology there is a need to better understand how prostate cancer impacts MSM given the unique ways in which side effects th...

    Authors: Evan Panken, Noah Frydenlund, Neil Mistry, Rahul Prabhu, Jeffrey Wong, Shilajit Kundu, David Victorson and Channa Amarasekera
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:10
  33. Duplication of the bladder with duplication of the posterior urethra is a relatively rare congenital malformation. Cases of sagittal septum duplication of the bladder with duplication of the posterior urethra ...

    Authors: Shuying Luo, Junwei Liu, Peng Su, Hong Yu and Bangguo Li
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:9
  34. Checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy plus tyrosine kinase inhibitor (IO/TKI) have been recently recommended as standard first-line therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma, while no clinical-available biomarker...

    Authors: Jiajun Wang, Sihong Zhang, Ying Wang, Yanjun Zhu, Xianglai Xu and Jianming Guo
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:8
  35. To discuss the impact of overactive bladder (OAB) on medical students. overactive bladder. is a chronic condition that causes sudden and intense urges to urinate, which can have significant physical and psycho...

    Authors: Saleh Abuorouq, Mohammad Al-Zubi, Abdullah M. Al-Ali, Laith H. Aloqaily, Malek A. Talafha, Azmi M. Migdadi and Hashem Abu Serhan
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:7
  36. Bladder cancer (BLCA) is a prevalent malignancy affecting the urinary system and poses a significant burden in terms of both incidence and mortality rates on a global scale. Among all BLCA cases, non-muscle in...

    Authors: Jiafu Ma, Jianting Hu, Leizuo Zhao, Zixuan Wu, Rongfen Li and Wentao Deng
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:6
  37. The aim of this study was to use deep learning (DL) of intraoperative images of urinary stones to predict the composition of urinary stones. In this way, the laser frequency and intensity can be adjusted in re...

    Authors: Guanhua Zhu, Chengbai Li, Yinsheng Guo, Lu Sun, Tao Jin, Ziyue Wang, Shiqing Li and Feng Zhou
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:5
  38. We aimed to characterize the clinical and multiphase computed tomography (CT) features, which can distinguish renal urothelial carcinoma (RUC) mimicking renal cell carcinoma (RCC) from clear cell renal cell ca...

    Authors: Xin Chen, Xiao Feng, Yidi Chen, Fulin Huang and Liling Long
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:4
  39. Diabetes is an important factor in the development of penile inflammation. We studied whether type 2 diabetes (DM), with/without hypertension and hyperlipidemia increased the risk of circumcision among men age...

    Authors: Yun-Rui Wu, Yi-Horng Lai and Chung-Cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:3
  40. In 2020, a research group published five linear longitudinal models, predict Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite-26 (EPIC-26) scores post-treatment for radical prostatectomy, external beam radiotherapy an...

    Authors: Matthew A. Borg, Michael E. O’Callaghan, Kim L. Moretti and Andrew D. Vincent
    Citation: BMC Urology 2024 24:2
  41. Radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) is the primary treatment strategy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). However, the intravesical recurrence occurs in 20–50% of all patients. The specific effect of sub...

    Authors: Haopu Hu, Shicong Lai, Mingrui Wang, Xinwei Tang, Chin-hui Lai, Kexin Xu, Tao Xu and Hao Hu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:212
  42. Fluoroquinolone has been the historic choice of antimicrobial prophylaxis for transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided prostate biopsy. However, increased fluoroquinolone resistance and recent restrictions of its ...

    Authors: Hee Youn Kim, Daehyun Lim, Young Hyo Choi, Je Mo Yoo, Dong Sup Lee and Seung-Ju Lee
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:211
  43. Prostate cancer (PCa) presents a wide spectrum. Systemic immune-inflammation index (SII) and Ki-67 index are new biomarkers that can predict prognosis in different types of cancer. We explored the predictive v...

    Authors: Rongxin Wu, Mingjin Hu and Pei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:210
  44. To investigate the regulatory role of microRNA (miR)-148a-3p in mouse corpus cavernous pericyte (MCPs)-derived extracellular vesicles (EVs) in the treatment of diabetes-induced erectile dysfunction (ED).

    Authors: Jiyeon Ock, Fang-Yuan Liu, Fitri Rahma Fridayana, Lashkari Niloofar, Minh Nhat Vo, Yan Huang, Shuguang Piao, Tie Zhou and Yin Guonan
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:209

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