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  1. We evaluated the hydrostatic pressure of the renal pelvis (RPP) as a radiation-free alternative to fluoroscopic nephrostogram to assess ureteral patency after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).

    Authors: Nici Markus Dreger, Dominik Stapelmann, Patrick Rebacz, Stephan Roth, Alexander Sascha Brandt, Friedrich-Carl von Rundstedt and Stephan Degener
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:46
  2. Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is a malignant renal tumor that is highly prone to metastasis and recurrence. The exact pathogenesis of this cancer is still not well understood. This study aimed to ide...

    Authors: Jiechuan Qiu, Zicheng Wang, Yingkun Xu, Leizuo Zhao, Peizhi Zhang, Han Gao, Qingliang Wang and Qinghua Xia
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:45
  3. Perineal ultrasound as a non-invasive method for the diagnosis of female stress urinary incontinence has attracted more and more attention. However, the criteria for stress urinary incontinence in women using ...

    Authors: Binbin Dong, Yingqiu Shi, Yin Chen, Ming Liu, Xiaoming Lu and Yadong Liu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:44
  4. Clear cell papillary renal cell tumor (CCPRCT) was first reported in 2006 a patient with end stage renal disease. After that it was discovered in the kidney without end stage renal disease in the 2010s and sta...

    Authors: Si Hyun Kim, Jang Hee Han, Seung-hwan Jeong, Hyeong Dong Yuk, Ja Hyeon Ku, Cheol Kwak, Hyeon Hoe Kim, Kyung Chul Moon and Chang Wook Jeong
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:41
  5. Transperineal prostate biopsy is gradually becoming the standard methodology for diagnosing prostate cancer because of its high accuracy and low risk of infection, but careful preparation is not always highlig...

    Authors: Jiaxuan Ni, Ying Ni, Tielong Zhang, Gang Wang, Xuefei Ding and Guangchen Zhou
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:39
  6. Urethral obstruction due to retained projectile migrating into the genitourinary system has rarely been reported. The literature describes two main methods of retained projectile removal from the genitourinary...

    Authors: Yohannis Derbew Molla, Desyibelew Chanie Mekonnen, Tewodros Baye Gelaw and Tewodros Ayalew Sendekie
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:36
  7. Uretero-neocystostomy (UNC) is the gold-standard for distal-ureter repair. Whether the surgery should be conducted minimally invasive (laparoscopic (LAP), robotic RAL)) or open remains unanswered by the litera...

    Authors: Christian Ramesmayer, Maximilian Pallauf, Ricarda Gruber, Thomas Kunit, David Oswald, Lukas Lusuardi and Michael Mitterberger
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:35
  8. Carbon dioxide (CO2) embolism is the primary suspect in most cases of intraoperative “cardiovascular” collapse. However, there are few reports about CO2 embolism in retroperitoneal laparoscopy.

    Authors: Jianwei Wang, Zhengqing Bao and Libo Man
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:34
  9. The significance of metastasis-directed therapy for oligometastatic prostate cancer has been widely discussed, and targeted therapy for progressive sites is a feasible option as a multidisciplinary treatment f...

    Authors: Soichiro Yoshida, Taro Takahara, Yuki Arita, Masaya Ito, Sara Hayakawa, Tomohiko Oguchi, Yoshinobu Komai, Noboru Numao, Takeshi Yuasa, Masaharu Inoue, Hiroki Ushijima, Shigehiro Kudo, Yasumasa Shimano, Yuki Nakamura, Yusuke Uchida, Sho Uehara…
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:33
  10. Primary retroperitoneal mucinous cystic tumours with borderline malignancy (PRMC-BM) are rare and difficult to diagnose preoperatively. We are the first to report two cases of PRMC-BM which mimic a duplex kidn...

    Authors: Junlong Zhang, Qinsong Zeng, Jihui Kang, Junxing Chen, Guiyuan Luo and Yueyou Liang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:32
  11. We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and complication rates of endoscopic high-pressure balloon dilatation (HPBD) in treating primary obstructive megaureter (POM) in children based on current literature. Spe...

    Authors: Liisi Ripatti, Hanna-Reeta Viljamaa, Anna Suihko and Niklas Pakkasjärvi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:30
  12. Catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) is a common postoperative bladder pain syndrome. Many drugs and interventions for managing CRBD have been studied, but their comparative effectiveness remains controv...

    Authors: Jingwen Ren, Ting Yu, Ye Tian and Guangheng Luo
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:29
  13. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a mesenchymal tumor with distinct histologic and immunologic features. PEComas that originate in the bladder are extremely rare clinically, with only 35 cases re...

    Authors: Shi-Ping Zeng, Yi-Fei Sun, Jun-Bing Ye, Ke Zeng and Xiao-Bin Li
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:28
  14. Mesh erosion into the bladder after hernioplasty is sparsely reported in literature and may be underestimated in clinical practice. We report a case of a patient who was referred to our department due to recur...

    Authors: Christian Ramesmayer, Lukas Lusuardi, Hubert Griessner, Ricarda Gruber and Lukas Oberhammer
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:27
  15. Authors: Jakub Ryszawy, Maksymilian Kowalik, Jakub Wojnarowicz, Grzegorz Rempega, Michał Kępiński, Bartłomiej Burzyński, Paweł Rajwa, Andrzej Paradysz and Piotr Bryniarski
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:25

    The original article was published in BMC Urology 2022 22:149

  16. Serum creatinine trajectory (SCr-Tr) is a neglected prognostic tool for chronic and acute kidney injury. We aimed to assess the predictors of SCr-Tr during the time-to-nadir and serum creatinine (SCr) normaliz...

    Authors: Rabea Ahmed Gadelkareem, Ahmed Mahmoud Abdelraouf, Ahmed Mohammed El-Taher, Abdelfattah Ibrahim Ahmed and Mahmoud Mohamad Shalaby
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:24
  17. Long-term prognosis and risk factors of de novo upper tract urothelial carcinoma after renal transplantation were rarely studied. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the clinical features, risk fact...

    Authors: Shixin Li, Jian Zhang, Ye Tian, Yichen Zhu, Yuwen Guo, Zhipeng Wang, Yang Yang, Guangpu Ding and Jun Lin
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:23
  18. Urinary incontinence (UI) is one of the most common symptoms during menopause, leading to a decreased quality of life and limited social activities. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and severity of...

    Authors: Afsaneh Alizadeh, Maryam Montazeri, Fatemeh Shabani, Soheila Bani, Shirin Hassanpour, Mahsan Nabighadim and Mojgan Mirghafourvand
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:18
  19. Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare kind of malignant soft tissue tumor with undefined differentiation, of which the incidence rate accounts for only 0.5–1.0% among all kinds of soft tissue tumors. An ...

    Authors: Xue Wang, Jingjing Yu, Xiaodong Fan, Suya Ma, Xiaohong Xie, Ning Gao, Shuaishuai Huang and Aimei Lu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:17
  20. The present study aimed to construct and validate nomograms that can be used to predict cancer-specific survival (CSS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with micropapillary bladder cancer.

    Authors: Peng Liu, Lei Xu, Guanghao Chen, Benkang Shi, Qiujie Zhang and Shouzhen Chen
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:16
  21. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the most common sexual dysfunction in men. Some types of ED are amenable to treatment using lifestyle medicine approaches with or without pharmacotherapy.

    Authors: Austen El-Osta, Gabriele Kerr, Aos Alaa, Marie Line El Asmar, Manisha Karki, Iman Webber, Eva Riboli Sasco, Giordano Blume, Wolf-D. Beecken and David Mummery
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:15
  22. This retrospective multicenter cohort study investigated the association of hospital volume with perioperative and oncological outcomes in patients treated with robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).

    Authors: Tomoyuki Tatenuma, Shin Ebara, Makoto Kawase, Takeshi Sasaki, Yoshinori Ikehata, Akinori Nakayama, Masahiro Toide, Tatsuaki Yoneda, Kazushige Sakaguchi, Jun Teishima, Takahiro Inoue, Hiroshi Kitamura, Kazutaka Saito, Fumitaka Koga, Shinji Urakami, Takuya Koie…
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:14
  23. Skull is a relatively rare metastasis site for prostate cancer (PCa). There is no evidence regarding the prognostic indication of skull metastasis (SM) in PCa patients. In this study, we analyzed the prognosti...

    Authors: Tianyu Xiong, Mingxin Jiang, Xiaobo Ye, Guangyi Zhu, Fang Cao, Yun Cui, Minfu Yang and Yinong Niu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:13
  24. Numerous studies have shown that local therapy can improve long-term survival in patients with metastatic prostate cancer. However, it is unclear which patients are the potential beneficiaries.

    Authors: Lin Yang, Sheng Li, Xiaoqiang Liu, Jiahao Liu, Fuchun Zheng, Wen Deng, Weipeng Liu, Bin Fu and Jing Xiong
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:12
  25. Transrectal (TR) ultrasound guided prostate biopsy and transperineal (TP) ultrasound guided prostate biopsy are the two most commonly used methods to detect prostate cancer, the detection rate of the two biops...

    Authors: Mengxin Lu, Yi Luo, Yongzhi Wang, Jingtian Yu, Hang Zheng and Zhonghua Yang
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:11
  26. Bladder cancer, one of the most prevalent malignant cancers, has high rate of recurrence and metastasis. Owing to genomic instability and high-level heterogeneity of bladder cancer, chemotherapy and immunother...

    Authors: Zeyi Wang, Zhengnan Huang, Xiangqian Cao, Fang Zhang, Jinming Cai, Pengfei Tang, Chenkai Yang, Shengzhou Li, Dong Yu, Yilin Yan and Bing Shen
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:10
  27. The high incidence of Gleason score upgrading (GSU) made urologists underestimate the disease, leading to the inaccurate therapeutic decision. The study aimed to explore relevant laboratory examination evidenc...

    Authors: Jingcheng Lyu, Lu Li, Tianyu Jiang, Zhipeng Wang and Yichen Zhu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:8
  28. Repair of long-segment ureteral defect (LSUD) is challenging. Currently available procedures carry some potential complications. We modified the ileal graft by tapering the wall and stripping the mucosa to com...

    Authors: Shulian Chen, Yu Jian, Wen Tang, Hao Gu, Kebing Luo, Denghao Yang, Huihui Xie, Guobiao Liang and Zeju Zhao
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:7
  29. To evaluate the incidence of lymph node degeneration and its association with nodal metastatic pattern in prostate cancer.

    Authors: Daniel Gödde, Stephan Degener, Christine Walles, Rosalie Keller, Nici Markus Dreger, Katharina Graf, Friedrich-Carl von Rundstedt, Hans Michael Kvasnicka, Susanne Krege and Stephan Störkel
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:6
  30. Current research on the posterior urethral valve (PUV) mainly focuses on the follow-up of bladder function after valve ablation. However, few studies exist on the changes in bladder function before and after v...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Mo, Minglei Li, Xianghui Xie, Ning Sun, Weiping Zhang, Jun Tian and Hongcheng Song
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:5
  31. There is a paucity of information on the use of novel hormonal agents in Southeast Asian patients. We reviewed the clinical roles of novel hormonal therapy (NHT), namely abiraterone acetate (AA), enzalutamide,...

    Authors: Teng Aik Ong, Marniza Saad, Jasmine Lim and Hsien Hooi Lee
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:4
  32. To evaluate the role of preoperative UWT in the prediction of impaction of ureteral stones stratified according to stone size in ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy.

    Authors: Abdrabuh M. Abdrabuh, El-Sayed I. El-Agamy, Mohamed A. Elhelaly, Tamer A. Abouelgreed, Ibrahim Abdel-Al, Hamada A. Youssof, Adel Elatreisy, Osama Shalkamy, Mohamed Elebiary, Mohammed Agha, Ibrahim Tagreda, Ahmed Alrefaey and Elsayed Elawadey
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:3
  33. To establish a prognostic nomogram among UTUC patients who received chemotherapy.

    Authors: Cong Tian, Jun Liu, Lizhe An, Yang Hong and Qingquan Xu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:2

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Urology 2023 23:110

  34. Urethral stenosis caused by pelvic fracture urethral injury (PFUI) is a complex urological disease, especially for the redo cased. However, to find the proximal end of the posterior urethra, and to avoid injur...

    Authors: Kaile Zhang, Jiafu Liu, Liyang Wang, Wenyao Li, Er Qi and Qiang Fu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:1
  35. Urinary incontinence (UI) is one of the most common problems in old age that is often seen in women, which causes not only physical problems but also psychological, social, economic problems and poor quality o...

    Authors: Zahra Najafi, Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad, Sara Jambarsang, Hassan Rezaeipandari and Roya Hemayati
    Citation: BMC Urology 2022 22:214
  36. In this study we investigated the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) to analyze their potency as targ...

    Authors: Christa Anne Maria van der Fels, Annemarie Leliveld, Henk Buikema, Marius Christianus van den Heuvel and Igle Jan de Jong
    Citation: BMC Urology 2022 22:213
  37. Urothelial carcinoma is the most common type of bladder cancer worldwide and it has a poor prognosis for patients with distant metastasis. Nomograms are frequently used in clinical research, but no research ha...

    Authors: Di Chen, Zhihua Luo, Chaoping Ye, Quanhai Luo, Wenji Fan, Changsheng Chen and Gang Liu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2022 22:212
  38. To assess the characteristics, predictive risk factors, and prognostic effect of secondary bladder cancer (SBCa) following radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).

    Authors: Shicong Lai, Pengjie Wu, Shengjie Liu, Samuel Seery, Jianyong Liu, Lei He, Ming Liu, Yaoguang Zhang, Jian-ye Wang and Tao Xu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2022 22:211

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