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Outcomes of a single center's initial experience with the Penuma® penile implant

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:00
To provide new data, techniques, and safety and efficacy outcomes in patients undergoing Penuma® penile implant surgery at a large tertiary care center.
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Evaluating the Downstream Revenues of a Self-Pay Bi-Parametric Prostate MRI Program

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 10/01/2022 - 00:00
To quantify downstream healthcare utilization and revenue associated with a self-pay bi-parametric prostate MRI (bpMRI) program.
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Assessment of Patient Understanding Prior to Urological Procedures

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:00
To evaluate patient understanding of risks, benefits, and alternatives (R/B/A) prior to urological procedures using the teachback method.
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A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Two different Local Intraurethral Anesthetics in Optical Internal Urethrotomy at the Outpatient Clinic

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:00
To assess feasibility and efficacy of local topical urethral anesthesia at optical internal urethrotomy (OIU) in patients with anterior and posterior urethral strictures at outpatient clinic.
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Preference Signaling in the 2022 Urology Residency Match – The Applicant Perspective

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:00
To evaluate the applicant experience with preference signaling during the 2022 Urology Residency Match.
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Extra-Kidney Mass

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 09/30/2022 - 00:00
A 64-year-old man with hypertension (156/76mmHg) without associated tachycardia was admitted to our hospital for a one-week history of left-sided loin pain. Routine blood work indicated that hemoglobin was 10.3g/dL and the ratio of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte (NLR) was 4.9. Complete metabolic panel and serum catecholamines were normal. CT revealed a round soft tissue mass measuring 55 × 45 × 35mm located beside the left renal hilum and 10mm away from the celiac trunk. 2 renal hilum lymph nodes were visible.
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Financial Toxicity of Nephrolithiasis: The First Assessment of the Economic Stresses of Kidney Stone Treatment

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 00:00
To investigate the financial toxicity (FT) related to kidney stone treatment.
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The Pseudo-Bladder: A Case of the Prostatic Urethra Masquerading as the Bladder

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 00:00
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 - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 00:00
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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