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Impact of spinal defects on urinary and sexual outcome in adults with anorectal malformations – a cross-sectional study

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 00:00
To examine the impact of spinal defects on urinary function, sexual outcome and quality of life in adult patients born with anorectal malformations.
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Marijuana, lower urinary tract symptoms, and pain in the urologic patient

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 00:00
To describe marijuana's clinical role for urologic symptoms.
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Buried Penis Surgical Correction: Midline Incision Rotation Flaps

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 00:00
To improve cosmetic and functional results of buried penis correction in boys using a modified universal surgical approach – Midline Incision Rotation Flaps.
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Refinement Surgical Technique, and Perioperative and Functional Outcomes in Patients with Robotic Intracorporeal Hautmann Orthotopic Neobladder

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 00:00
To illustrate our refinement technique for robotic intracorporeal orthotopic Hautmann neobladder with adherence to open surgical principles and evaluate perioperative and functional outcomes.
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Gender Gap in Industry Relationships and Scholarly Impact Among Academic Urologists in the United States

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 00:00
To examine the distribution of industry payments to male and female academic urologists and the relationship between industry funding, academic rank and scholarly impact.
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Association between Daily Water Intake and 24-hour Urine Volume Among Adolescents with Kidney Stones

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
To determine the association between daily water intake and 24-hour urine volume among adolescents with nephrolithiasis in order to estimate a “fluid prescription”, the additional water intake needed to increase urine volume to a target goal.
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Massive Neobladder Stones in Post-Cystectomy Patient Lost to Follow Up

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
A 59-year-old man with a history of muscle-invasive bladder cancer status post cystectomy with neobladder creation presented to the Emergency Department with a 4 month history of lower abdominal pain, dysuria and intermittent hematuria. He was found to have 2 massive bladder stones on CT scan, measuring 12 × 10.5 × 14 cm and 6.5 × 7.5 × 10 cm. Stones were successfully removed via open neocystolithotomy. Stones were composed of a mixture of Calcium phosphate (80%) and Calcium carbonate (20%).
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Robot Assisted Simultaneous Pyeloplasty and Ureteric Reimplantation for Unilateral Double Obstruction of the Ureter: Technical feasibility, Tips and Tricks

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
To highlight the feasibility and technical details of performing simultaneous ipsilateral pyeloplasty and ureteric re-implantation for simultaneous proximal and distal obstruction of the ureter.
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Accuracy of Ultrasound in Identifying Renal Scarring as Compared to DMSA Scan

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
To assess the accuracy of renal ultrasound (RUS) in detecting renal scarring (RS).
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Perineal urethrostomy for complicated anterior urethral strictures: indications and patient's choice. An analysis at a single institution

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
To explore indications for a definitive perineal urethrostomy (PU). To objectify the proportion of patients not completing the final stage procedure in an intended multi-stage urethroplasty. To analyze the incentives for both of these scenarios.
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Outcomes and Complications after Intervention for Post-Radiation Prostatic Urethral Stenosis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
To study and report on treatment outcomes after surgical intervention for post-radiation prostatic urethral stenosis.
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Simultaneous versus sequential retroperitoneal, thoracic and cervical resection of post chemotherapy residual masses in patients with metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 00:00
To compare a simultaneous versus sequential approach to residual post chemotherapy mass resections in metastatic testis cancer.
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Success of Prostate and Testicular Cancer Awareness Campaigns Compared to Breast Cancer Awareness Month According to Internet Search Volumes: A Google Trends Analysis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 01/27/2020 - 00:00
To compare the efficacy of men's and women's cancer awareness campaigns using internet relative search volume (RSV) as a surrogate for public interest.
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Predictors and Barriers to Faculty Scholarly Activity in United States Urology Residency Programs

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 01/25/2020 - 00:00
To determine factors and barriers associated with scholarly activity among faculty members at urology residency programs in the United States.
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A bladder stone 28 years after Burch colposuspension

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 00:00
An 86-year old lady was referred for a 3 cm bladder stone 28 years after Burch colposuspension. Cystoscopy showed a stone over a non-absorbable suture, eroding from the right anterolateral bladder wall. The patient underwent a transurethral holmium laser lithotripsy and thulium laser removal of the eroded bladder wall. A high index of suspicion of suture erosion should always be present in case of de-novo symptoms in women who underwent colposuspension, even in the long term period.
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A rare case of extensive unilateral ureteritis cystica

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 00:00
Ureteritis cystica is rare, benign entity that associates with chronic urothelial irritation such as recurrent urinary tract infection or nephrolithiasis. It is often diagnosed incidentally on routine imaging or ureteroscopy in asymptomatic individuals. In this case report, we present the retrograde pyelogram and ureteroscopy images of a rare case of extensive unilateral ureteritis cystica in a 78-year-old female presenting for elective stone surgery.
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Evaluation of Short-Term Outcomes Following Overlapping Urologic Surgery at a Large Academic Medical Center

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 00:00
To explore the effect of overlapping surgery on the risk of adverse outcomes in urologic surgery.
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Factors Predisposing to Catheter Reinsertion Following Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 00:00
To determine if preoperative catheter dependence or specimen weight is associated with failed trial without catheter (TWOC) following holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP).
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An electronic form for reporting results of targeted prostate biopsy: Urology Integrated Diagnostic Report (Uro-IDR)

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 00:00
To detail the development of an electronic report that graphically conveys all relevant information from targeted prostate biopsy.
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Implementing A Root Cause Analysis Program To Enhance Patient Safety Education in Urology Residency

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 00:00
To describe and assess the implementation and effectiveness of a RCA based program in Urology residency. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education states programs should encourage patient safety (PS) and provide formal PS education. However, data suggests most programs fall short. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) has been established as an effective method for event analysis and PS.
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