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  1. To report our early experience of a novel surgical approach for penile urethral strictures after hypospadias repair, using a lateral incision to keep the ventral tissue and vasculature of the penis intact and ...

    Authors: Jianwei Wang, Xiao Xu, Zhengqing Bao, Zhenhua Liu, Guizhong Li and Feng He
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:75
  2. Although the second-generation androgen receptor inhibitors and taxanes have recently been recommended for the initial treatment of metastatic prostate cancer, bicalutamide and flutamide are still used in a la...

    Authors: Daisuke Obinata, Sho Hashimoto, Hideaki Uchida, Ken Nakahara, Tsuyoshi Yoshizawa, Junichi Mochida, Kenya Yamaguchi and Satoru Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:74
  3. Worldwide, prostate cancer (PC) is the second most diagnosed cancer and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in men. Hormonal therapies, commonly used for PC, are associated with a range of treatment-emerge...

    Authors: Raf De Moor, Yosuke Koroki, David Bin-Chia Wu, Dae Young Yu, Mikiko Tohyama and Chikara Ohyama
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:73
  4. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common chronic condition among men aged 50 or older, causing voiding and obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms. Water vapor thermal therapy (WVTT) using the Rezūm® sy...

    Authors: Junyi Yang, Weisong Wu, Yirixiatijiang Amier, Xianmiao Li, Wenlong Wan, Chang Liu, Yucong Zhang and Xiao Yu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:72
  5. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) of the prostate gland is now the recommended initial investigation of choice for the detection of Prostate cancer (PCa). It effectively identifies patients wh...

    Authors: Abdallah Sharqawi, Naomi Drye, Abdul Shugaba, Alison O’reilly, Ahmed M. Kadry and A I El-Sakka
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:69
  6. IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a newly discovered systemic disease that can affect any organ or tissue in the body. IgG4-related kidney disease (IgG4-RKD) is relatively rare but essential to IgG4-RD. Howeve...

    Authors: Xiao-qing Cai, Zhi-bin Chen, Huai-huai Chen, Yan-qiu Zheng and Xu-guang Yu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:67
  7. Overactive bladder (OAB) is defined as urinary urgency accompanied by frequency and nocturia, with or without urge urinary incontinence (UUI). Vibegron, a selective β3-adrenergic receptor agonist approved in the ...

    Authors: Roger R. Dmochowski, Eric S. Rovner, Michael J. Kennelly, Diane K. Newman, Laleh Abedinzadeh, Daniel Snyder, Elizabeth Thomas, Cornelia Haag-Molkenteller and Matt T. Rosenberg
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:64
  8. Retroperitoneal liposarcoma (RPLPS), a rare tumor, is often treated using surgical procedures as the first choice for treatment. However, there is no consensus on the scope of surgical resection. In addition, ...

    Authors: Tuming Liao, Wei Du, Xiongcai Li, Shen He, Gangqiang Guan, Herong Zhu and Jiaqiao Wu
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:63
  9. Few studies have compared the use of transabdominal ultrasound (TAUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure prostate volume (PV). In this study, we evaluate the accuracy and reliability of PV measure...

    Authors: Shikuan Guo, Jingliang Zhang, Jianhua Jiao, Zeyu Li, Peng Wu, Yuming Jing, Weijun Qin, Fuli Wang and Shuaijun Ma
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:62
  10. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are increasingly first-line investigations for suspected prostate cancer, and essential in the decision for biopsy. 5-alpha reductase inhibitor (5-ARI) use has been shown...

    Authors: Ziting Wang, Kaiying Wang, Han Yang Ong, Woon Chau Tsang, Qing Hui Wu and Edmund Chiong
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:61
  11. Adrenal incidentalomas are radiologically discovered tumors that represent a variety of pathologies, with the diagnosis clinched only on surgical pathology. These tumors may be clinically monitored, but trigge...

    Authors: Chih Peng Chin, Ralph Grauer, Burak Ucpinar, Mani Menon, Qiusheng Si and Ketan K. Badani
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:60
  12. To date, there is no standard established laparoscopic surgical method for managing urachal remnants because of their rarity, and several questions remain unanswered. Are there any problems for considering the...

    Authors: Hideo Yuki, Naoya Ohkubo, Ryo Kurashina, Kazumasa Sakamoto, Issei Suzuki, Kohei Takei, Hironori Betsunoh, Akinori Nukui, Masahiro Yashi and Takao Kamai
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:57
  13. To compare the clinical efficiency and safety of emergency extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eESWL) and delayed extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (dESWL) in the treatment of ureteral stones.

    Authors: Cheng-Xia Peng, Yi-Kai Lou, Li Xu, Guang-Hao Wu, Xie-Lai Zhou, Kang-Er Wang and Chun-Hua Ye
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:56
  14. Kidney renal papillary cell carcinoma (KIRP) is a highly heterogeneous malignancy and current systemic therapeutic strategies are difficult to achieve a satisfactory outcome for advanced disease. Meanwhile, th...

    Authors: Yifu Liu, Xiaofeng Cheng, Ping Xi, Zhicheng Zhang, Ting Sun and Binbin Gong
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:54
  15. Neobladder urolithiasis is a rare but important delaying complication of orthotopic urinary diversion. We report a case of Hem-o-Lok (HOLC) migration into the neobladder with giant stone formation after orthot...

    Authors: Shang Xu, Xin-Ning Wang, Zi-Jie Wang, Tian-Wei Zhang, Yu-Hao Zhang, Yuan-Chao Cao and Wei Jiao
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:52
  16. The incidence of kidney cancer has been increasing worldwide, with variable patterns in mortality due to improved diagnostic techniques and increased survival. The mortality rates, geographical distribution an...

    Authors: J. Smith Torres-Roman, Gabriel De la Cruz-Ku, Valeria Juárez-Leon, Delahnie Calderón-Solano, Janina Bazalar-Palacios, Carlo La Vecchia and Paulo S. Pinheiro
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:51
  17. To compare the efficacy and safety of bipolar transurethral vaporization of the prostate (B-TUVP) with holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for moderate [prostate volume (PV) 30–80 ml] and large (...

    Authors: Yutaro Hayashi, Shuko Yoneyama, Akitoshi Takizawa, Kazuki Kobayashi and Hiroki Ito
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:50
  18. The evidence of prognostic factors and individualized surveillance strategies for upper tract urothelial carcinoma are still weak.

    Authors: Hongda Zhao, Kang Liu, Stilianos Giannakopoulos, Emrah Yuruk, Geert De Naeyer, Mario Álvarez-Maestro, Chi-Fai Ng, Pilar Laguna, Jean De La Rosette and Jeremy Yuen-Chun Teoh
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:49
  19. Pelvic organ prolapse is a bothersome condition affecting many women at advanced age, but also frequently observed in young women with certain risk factors. Various surgical techniques have been developed with...

    Authors: Wael Hosni, Carl-Michael Schmidt, Peter Mallmann and Sebastian Ludwig
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:48
  20. Dealing with the giant pheochromocytomas (maximum diameter ≥ 6 cm) has long been a tough challenge for urologists. We introduced a new retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy method modified with renal-rotation tec...

    Authors: Ruizhi Xue, Caoyang Hu, Zhongyi Zheng, Liang Wei, Xiaobin Yuan, Xiao Lyu, Pengliang Shen, Jun Li and Xiaoming Cao
    Citation: BMC Urology 2023 23:47
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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

  36. 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

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