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S1P1 gene transfection improves erectile function in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:00
To investigate the relationship between the upregulated expression of sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) in the corpus cavernosum and erectile function in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs).
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Endoscopic Combined Intrarenal Surgery (ECIRS) can accurately predict high stone clearance rates on postoperative CT

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 00:00
To determine stone clearance rates using endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (ECIRS) and assess the accuracy of intraoperative prediction of stone-free status compared to postoperative CT scan.
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A Case of a Primary Intratesticular Leiomyosarcoma with Metastatic Disease

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 00:00
A 54-year-old male presented with one month of right side scrotal swelling. The patient was seen as an outpatient for the swelling and treated with a course of antibiotics for presumed orchitis-epididymitis. At the time of presentation he reported discomfort due to the size of testicle but denied any tenderness to palpation. Review of all other urologic or constitutional symptoms was negative. The patient had no history of previous radiation or steroid use.
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Robot- assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for “Huge” Hydronephrosis causing Vena Cava Thrombus

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
To present a rare case of "huge" hydronephrosis causing distortion of large vessels and formation of a thrombus in the inferior vena cava. Multidisciplinary treatment was applied with particular focus on pyeloplasty utilizing a robot-assisted laparoscopic approach.
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Development of a risk-stratified approach for follow-up imaging after percutaneous thermal ablation of sporadic stage one renal cell carcinoma

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
To analyze risk factors and patterns of RCC recurrence following percutaneous ablation for stage 1 tumors and develop risk-stratified follow-up imaging protocols.
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Successful ejaculatory sperm cryopreservation after cessation of long-term estrogen therapy in a transgender female

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
A 26 year old healthy transgender female with gender dysphoria presented for consideration of gender-affirming vaginoplasty with simultaneous orchiectomy. She had been living as a female for 19 months and started hormone treatment with estrogen injections and oral spironolactone 16 months prior to presentation. After discussion of gender-affirming surgery (GAS) including bilateral orchiectomy, the patient endorsed interest in sperm cryopreservation. Approximately 2 months prior to surgery, she stopped her estrogen and spironolactone.
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Randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of high concentration intraurethral lidocaine on urodynamic voiding parameters

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
To assess whether intraurethral anesthesia decreased voiding efficiency (VE), reduced catheterization pain, and impacted urodynamic parameters in healthy adult females.
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CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF SCROTAL HEMATOMA SECONDARY TO ADRENAL HEMORRHAGE IN NEWBORNS

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
A 24-hour-old male presented with bruising and swelling of the right hemiscrotum and groin. Testicular torsion was ruled out in a doppler sonography, signs of an evolving right adrenal hemorrhage was demonstrated in the abdominal ultrasound. The imaging follow-up proved the disappearance of both scrotal and adrenal hematomas. Including the adrenal hemorrhage of the newborn in the differential diagnosis of an acute scrotum can prevent unnecessary surgical explorations.
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A Renal Cell Carcinoma with Biallelic Somatic TSC2 Mutation: Clinical Study and Literature Review

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sun, 08/25/2019 - 00:00
To elucidate the effect of the biallelic somatic TSC2 mutations, identified in one adolescent patient, in renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
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Reproductive Urologist and Gynecologist Involvement in Post-Vasectomy Sperm Retrieval Procedures at American Fertility Clinics

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 00:00
To evaluate reproductive urologist and reproductive endocrinologist practice patterns for post-vasectomy surgical sperm retrieval at American private practice fertility clinics.
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Angiomatosis of the urinary bladder: A new anatomic location for a rare tumor

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 00:00
We report a case of primary angiomatosis of the bladder. To our knowledge, angiomatosis has never been reported in the genitourinary tract.
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Pelvic Hematoma following UroLift procedure for BPH

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 00:00
We present an interesting complication following the Urolift procedure: the development of a pelvic hematoma. This patient presented to the emergency department with pelvic pain, penile ecchymosis and edema on postoperative day 4 following his Urolift procedure. A CT scan revealed that his symptoms were due to the formation of a large pelvic hematoma. To our knowledge, pelvic hematoma formation following Urolift is a unique complication not previously described in the literature.
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Analysis of Spatial Dose-Volume Relationships and Decline in Sexual Function Following Permanent Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 00:00
To explore relationships between dose to periprostatic anatomic structures and erectile dysfunction (ED) outcomes in an institutional cohort treated with prostate brachytherapy.
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Albuminuria in pediatric neurogenic bladder: Identifying an earlier marker of renal disease

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 00:00
To investigate the role of albuminuria as a clinical marker of early renal disease in children with neurogenic bladder (NGB) in association with commonly used predictors of renal risk.
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Focal high-intensity focussed ultrasound partial gland ablation for the treatment of localised prostate cancer: a report of medium-term outcomes from a single-centre in the United Kingdom

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 00:00
To report our intermediate outcomes of the use of focal ablation for treating significant unilateral prostate cancer. This technique was adopted in our centre ten years ago. With improving diagnostic accuracy of index prostate cancer lesions and a low side-effect profile, use of focal HIFU ablation is increasing.
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Advanced Management of Patients with Ulcerative Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:00
To describe a stepwise management of patients with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) with Hunner's lesions and present single institution long-term outcomes.
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The list of unmet clinical needs in

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 00:00
The list of unmet clinical needs in prostate cancer is long. Although the problems of overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer are increasingly acknowledged by the medical community, the fact remains that this disease is still the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in men. Nevertheless, significant progress has been made toward characterizing the complex biology of this disease, and advances in imaging techniques that improve the detection of clinically significant cancers have occurred in recent years.
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Posterior Compartment prolapse occurrence After Anterior Vaginal Wall Suspension

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:00
To determine the long-term rate of posterior compartment prolapse (PCP) occurrence after native tissue repair of the anterior compartment with anterior vaginal wall suspension (AVWS) procedure.
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Assessing the Impact of Time to Cystectomy for Variant Histology of Urothelial Bladder Cancer

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 00:00
To determine if the timing of radical cystectomy for variant histology of urothelial carcinoma has an impact on survival. Variant histology has been associated with aberrant behavior compared to pure urothelial carcinoma, however the timing of surgery for these patients has not been studied.
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TORSION OF THE EPIDIDYMIS – UNUSUAL CAUSE OF ACUTE SCROTUM IN ADULT

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 00:00
A 38-year-old Caucasian male was referred to our emergency service complaining of acute pain in the left side of the scrotum. Medical history revealed that the patient felt a sudden sharp scrotal pain that begun 72 hours before admission. It was spreading to the ipsilateral side of the lower abdomen. The intensity of pain was not alleviated over time. There was no history of recent trauma, previous inguinoscrotal surgery nor cryptorchidism. At the presentation, he was febrile up to 38o C. Physical examination revealed the swollen, erythematous left side of the scrotum with painful tumefaction above the testicle (Figure 1).
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