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The Pseudo-Bladder: A Case of the Prostatic Urethra Masquerading as the Bladder

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - 12 hours 22 min ago
Congenital bladder underdevelopment has detrimental genitourinary effects. We present a male infant with declining renal function, recurrent urinary tract infections, and epididymo-orchitis, in the setting of bilateral high grade hydronephrosis and vesicoureteral reflux. Cystoscopic evaluation revealed the presumed “bladder” to be a massively dilated prostatic urethra. The small dysplastic “true bladder” was found at the anterior surface of the prostatic urethra with massively dilated ureteral orifices.
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Press Ganey® Ratings in Urology: Who is at Risk of Bias?

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - 12 hours 22 min ago
To evaluate effect of patient and physician demographics on Press Ganey® (PG) survey ratings for urologists.
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Long-term follow-up of patients with cerebral palsy undergoing catheterizable channel creation without concurrent bladder augmentation

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sun, 09/25/2022 - 00:00
To characterize long-term outcomes for adults with cerebral palsy who have undergone catheterizable channel creation without concurrent bladder augmentation.
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Underinsurance And Multiple Surgical Treatments for Kidney Stones

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sun, 09/25/2022 - 00:00
To further elucidate the relationship between low socioeconomic status (SES) and larger, more complex stones requiring staged surgical interventions. Specifically, we aimed to determine if underinsurance (Medicaid, Medicare, and self-pay insurance types) is associated with multiple surgeries within one year.
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Incidental diagnosis of renal pelvic tumor in patients who underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a report of 6 cases and review of the literature

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 09/23/2022 - 00:00
To report the clinical characteristics of patients who were incidentally diagnosed renal pelvic tumor during or after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL).
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URETERO-COLONIC FISTULA SECONDARY TO A FOREIGN BODY INGESTION: LAPAROSCOPYC APPROACH IN A PEDIATRIC PATIENT

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/21/2022 - 00:00
The most common causes of uretero-colonic fistulas are penetrating injury, iatrogenic trauma, and ureteric lithiasis.1,2,3 Spontaneous uretero-colonic fistula is a rare complication of foreign body ingestion. Most pass through the gastrointestinal tract without problems and less than 1% produces perforation.4Fish bones are among the most frequently reported foreign bodies to have caused a perforation and children are considered a risk group for foreign body ingestion.4,5The aim of this video was to report an unprecedented case of a uretero-colonic fistula secondary to foreign body ingestion in a pediatric patient treated using a laparoscopic approach.
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MRI vs Transrectal Ultrasound to Estimate Prostate Volume and PSAD: Impact on Prostate Cancer Detection

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 09/20/2022 - 00:00
To compare multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) and transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) to estimate prostate volume and prostate specific antigen density (PSAD) as well as subsequent impact on prostate cancer (PCa) detection.
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The Outcomes of Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries Stratified by Urethral Injury Severity: A Prospective Multi-institutional Genitourinary Trauma Study (MiGUTS)

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 09/20/2022 - 00:00
To determine patient outcomes across a range of pelvic fracture urethral injury (PFUI) severity. PFUI is a devastating consequence of a pelvic fracture. No study has stratified PFUI outcomes based on severity of the urethral distraction injury.
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The Impact of Visiting Rotations on the Urology Residency Match: Insights and Perspectives from the 2021-2022 Applicants

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 09/15/2022 - 00:00
To survey 2022 Urology Residency Match applicants on their away rotation experiences to better understand the impact of pandemic changes, including the one in-person away rotation limit, on interviews and match outcomes.
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Corrigendum to “Suprahepatic Cava Thrombus due to Wilms Tumor: Technique Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass” Urology (2022) e25-e28

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 09/15/2022 - 00:00
The authors regret referencing Table 1 as number 5, the correct reference is number 7: Gorin M, González J, Garcia M, Ciancio G. Transplantation techniques for the resection of renal cell carcinoma with tumor thrombus: A technical description and review. Urol Oncol-Semin Ori. 2013;31:1780-1787. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2012.06.013.
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Transvaginal Photobiomodulation Improves Pain in Women with Pelvic Muscle Tenderness and Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Preliminary Observational Study.

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
Interstitial Cystitis/ Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS) is characterized by pelvic/bladder pain, associated with pelvic muscle tenderness, urgency, frequency, and dysuria. Prior studies show that transvaginal photobiomodulation (TV-PBM) reduces pain in women with chronic pelvic pain (CPP). Our objective was to obtain preliminary data on treatment effect and adherence, in women with IC/BPS who selected TV-PBM therapy for management of pelvic pain.
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Intra-cavernosal injection of botulinum toxin in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
To evaluate the role of botulinum toxin in treating erectile dysfunction as a novel treatment strategy avoiding morbid and irreversible surgeries.
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Sacral Insufficiency Fractures After Total Pubectomy for Osteomyelitis: A Case Series

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
To document the incidence, risk factors, and prevalence of sacral insufficiency fractures (SIF) among patients who have undergone total pubectomy for osteomyelitis.
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Prostate Cancer presenting as a solitary sacral osteolytic metastasis mimicking chordoma on 18F-FDG PET/CT

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
A 62-year-old-man presented with 6-month history of sacrococcygeal pain and difficulty urinating. Digital rectal examination revealed unsymmetrical enlargement of the prostate, which felt nodular on the anterior rectal wall. Pelvic MRI showed a well-defined heterogeneous mass extending from the sacrum and accompanied by bone destruction (Fig. 1A, B). The lesions were predominantly isointense on T1-weighted images (A, arrowhead) and a mixed high signal on T2-weighted images and DWI (B, C, arrowhead).
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Preference Signaling Pilot in the Urology Match: Outcomes and Perceptions

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
To assess the perceptions and outcomes of the A preference signaling (PS) pilot implemented by the Society of Academic Urology (SAU) in the 2021-2022 Urology Match (UM) cycle.
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Real-Time Measurement of Patient Reported Outcomes and Opioid Use Following Urologic Procedures using Automated Text Messaging

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
To evaluate opioid consumption and patient-reported pain intensity following urologic procedures.
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Comparison of technical success and adverse events of plaque incision and grafting methods in patients with Peyronie's disease: Tunica vaginalis versus buccal mucosa

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
To compare the clinical outcomes of Peyronie's disease (PD) patients who were treated by plaque incision and grafting either with tunica vaginalis (TV) or buccal mucosa (BM) grafts.
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Total Autologous Fascia Lata Sacrocolpopexy for Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Experience in Thirty-Four Patients

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 00:00
: To develop a technique for open/robotic sacrocolpopexy using autologous fascia lata autograft. We report our experience in our first thirty-four patients.
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Failure patterns by PSMA PET for recurrent prostate cancer after prostatectomy and salvage radiation

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 00:00
To characterize patterns of failure using prostate-specific membrane antigen positron emission tomography (PSMA PET) after radical prostatectomy (RP) and salvage radiotherapy (SRT).
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Factors affecting the irrigation fluid temperature during laser lithotripsy: in vitro experimental study.

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 00:00
To investigate the effect of the diameter of laser fiber, pelvis volume, presence and type of the stone on irrigation fluid temperature rise.
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