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While oral mucosa remains the preferred graft tissue for urethral reconstruction, rectal mucosa is a viable alternative enteric mucosal graft with the advantage of a less limited supply. Though it has re-emerged in more recent medical literature, the documented use of rectal mucosal grafts for urethral reconstruction dates to the same era as that for oral mucosal grafts in the 1890s. The Russian surgeon Kirill Sapezhko first published his experience with urethroplasty using oral mucosal grafts in 1894, and it was his protégé, Igor Thyrmos, who first published the use of rectal mucosal grafts for urethral reconstruction in 1902.
To identify key papers in urology using a novel bibliometric index called the disruption score.
To assess urology program directors’ (PDs) perception of pregnancy during residency training.
To determine whether a post-operative prescription for opioids affects parental assessment of pain control following pediatric circumcision.
Utilization of MOSES Modulated Pulse Mode Results in Improved Efficiency in Holmium:YAG laser Ablation of the Prostate
To determine if MOSESTM technology improves efficiency and short-term outcomes in Holmium laser ablation of the prostate(HoLAP).
Learning from those who Learned: A Survey of Fellowship Trained HoLEP Surgeons and Their Current Practice Patterns
To gain insight from the experience of learning HoLEP, teaching HoLEP, and the current HoLEP practice patterns of fellowship-trained endourologists.