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Bringing Jewish ritual circumcision (Brit Milah) into the operating room: An analysis of surgical outcomes and satisfaction across families and Society of Pediatric Urology members

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To assess caregiver satisfaction, procedural outcomes and practitioner opinion regarding a novel program designed for patients to undergo a deferred Jewish ritual circumcision (Brit Milah) in the operating room (OR), combined with other indicated surgical procedures.
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Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Same-Day Discharge After Robotic Urologic Surgery

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the rate of SDD after robotic surgery
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Influence of Department Leadership on Scholarly Productivity and Research Funding in Academic Urology

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To determine whether the academic achievement of department chairperson (DC) and research director (RD), when present, is associated with increased scholarly productivity and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding of faculty members in academic urology departments.
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Conservative Management of Lichen Sclerosus Male Urethral Strictures: A Multi-Institutional Experience

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To assess the outcomes and safety of conservative management of lichen sclerosus urethral stricture disease (LS-USD).
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Urologists’ Perceptions of Active Surveillance and Their Recommendations for Low-risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To assess practicing urologists’ attitudes and perceptions of active surveillance (AS) and other treatment options for low-risk prostate cancer (LRPC).
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Evaluation of opioid prescribing patterns and drivers of variation following endoscopic procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia across an integrated academic health system

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To evaluate patient, provider, and facility factors associated with variation in opioid prescribing after endoscopic procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia across a large academic health system to drive improvement efforts.
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LONGITUDINAL HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER OPEN RADICAL CYSTECTOMY: COMPARISON OF ILEAL CONDUIT, INDIANA POUCH, AND ORTHOTOPIC NEOBLADDER.

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To characterize the health related quality of life reported by patients who received an ileal conduit, Indiana pouch, or neobladder urinary diversion after radical cystectomy.
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The relationship between erectile dysfunction and testosterone level, disease activity and quality of life in ankylosing spondylitis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To study erectile function in male patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) trying to correlate it with sexual hormonal profile and disease activity.
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Implications of Calcification in Peyronie's Disease, A Review of the Literature

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
A common characteristic of Peyronie's Disease (PD) is plaque calcification, which is associated with decreased response to treatments and higher rates of surgical intervention. Despite its prevalence in the PD population, the literature on plaque calcification is limited. While the diagnosis of PD is mostly clinical, imaging modalities such as ultrasound can be used to identify plaque calcification. The proper identification of plaque calcification is crucial for guiding management and setting therapeutic expectations for patients with PD.
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Living with Urinary Diversions: Patient insights to improve the perioperative experience

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To evaluate the perioperative decision-making process, post-operative decision regret and reflection on the peri-operative experience of patients undergoing radical cystectomy and urinary diversion through patient interviews.
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The Financial Burden of Applying to Urology Residency in 2020

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 00:00
To determine contemporary costs of preparing for and applying for a urology residency position for the 2019-2020 American Urological Association Match.
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Geographic Distribution of Away Rotations Impacts the Urology Match Process in the United States

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:00
To evaluate the geographic impact of away rotations on regional interview invitations and matching.
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Program Directors’ Perspectives of ACGME Requirements and Effectiveness of Training Urology Residents: A National Survey in the Era of the Next Accreditation System

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:00
To qualitatively assess Urology program directors’ perspectives on the effectiveness of training residents after implementation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME) 2011 Next Accreditation System, and identify differences in current perspectives and prior surveyed perspectives toward the ACGME Outcome Project.
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Single-Stage Reconstruction of Fossa Navicularis Strictures Using A “Sliding-T” Dorsal Inlay Urethroplasty With Buccal Mucosal Graft

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:00
To describe a single-stage urethroplasty for fossa navicularis strictures using a “sliding-T” dorsal inlay technique with buccal mucosa. Strictures of the fossa navicularis are challenging. Endoscopic treatments typically offer only temporary relief and necessitate lifelong instrumentation. Reconstruction should provide an unobstructed urethra, slit-like meatus, preserve sexual function and create a cosmetically appealing glans. The ideal urethroplasty technique has not yet been elucidated despite various described single-stage and multi-staged approaches.
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Renal transplants due to congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) have better graft survival than non-CAKUT controls: analysis of over 10,000 patients

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 00:00
To determine whether graft survival for patients with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) is impaired compared to non-CAKUT counterparts.
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Clinical characteristics, ultrasonographic findings and treatment of pediatric transverse testicular ectopia: A 10-year retrospective review

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 00:00
To evaluate the clinical data, ultrasonic features, treatment, and long-term outcome of transverse testicular ectopia (TTE) in children.
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Groutz A, Gold R, Gordon D, Azem F, Shimonov M, Amir H. The Effect of a Sharp Increase in Estrogen Levels on Overactive Bladder Symptoms in Women Undergoing Ovulation Induction. Urology. 2020;140:34-7.

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 00:00
We read the article entitled ‘The Effect of a Sharp Increase in Estrogen Levels on Overactive Bladder Symptoms in Women Undergoing Ovulation Induction’ by Groutz A et al1 with great interest. We would like to state that this study has a very interesting hypothesis and also we would like to highlight some issues.
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Patient satisfaction with telemedicine appointments in an academic Andrology-focused urology practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 00:00
To evaluate patient satisfaction with telemedicine appointments as an alternative to in-person appointments at an Andrology-focused academic urology practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Prevalence and Correlates of Successful Smoking Cessation in Bladder Cancer Survivors

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 00:00
To assess the prevalence and correlates of successful smoking cessation in bladder cancer survivors.
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