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Age differences in patient-reported psychological and physical distress symptoms in bladder cancer patients – A Cross Sectional Study

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:00
To assess age-based differences in psychological and physical symptoms of bladder cancer (BC) patients at different disease stages.
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Upper pole access for prone percutaneous nephrolithotomy: advantage or risk?

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:00
To analyze the outcomes of upper pole access during percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), an option pole often avoided due to the concern for pleural injury.
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The LACE+ Index as a Predictor of 30 Day Patient Outcomes in a Urologic Surgery Population: A Coarsened Exact Match Study

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:00
To examine the potential of LACE+ scores, in patients undergoing urologic surgery, to predict short-term undesirable outcomes.
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A new technique in fresh prostate cancer tissue biobanking based on MRI-transrectal ultrasound fusion biopsy

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:00
To present and validate a new technique for biobanking fresh-frozen prostate cancer tissue based on MRI-transrectal ultrasound fusion biopsy.
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Symptoms associated with long-term Double-J ureteral stenting and influence of biofilms

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 09/02/2019 - 00:00
To assess the symptoms associated with long-term Double-J ureteral stenting including the influence of biofilms on ureteral stents.
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Systematic biopsy does not contribute to disease upgrading in patients undergoing targeted biopsy for PI-RADS 5 lesions identified on magnetic resonance imaging in the course of active surveillance for prostate cancer

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sat, 08/31/2019 - 00:00
To compare the utility of the systematic 12-core prostate biopsy (SB) combined with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-targeted lesion biopsy (MRI-TB) versus MRI-TB alone in the diagnosis of high PI-RADS lesions.
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Are we cutting ourselves short? Laser lithotripsy performance based on differences in fiber-tip preparation

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:00
To better understand the impact of laser fiber-tip configuration on lithotripsy performance, we undertook an in vitro study comparing three fiber-tip configurations: 1) new (single-use), 2) cleaved (re-usable) and 3) coated (cut with scissors).
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S1P1 gene transfection improves erectile function in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Fri, 08/30/2019 - 00:00
To investigate the relationship between the upregulated expression of sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) in the corpus cavernosum and erectile function in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs).
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Endoscopic Combined Intrarenal Surgery (ECIRS) can accurately predict high stone clearance rates on postoperative CT

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 00:00
To determine stone clearance rates using endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (ECIRS) and assess the accuracy of intraoperative prediction of stone-free status compared to postoperative CT scan.
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A Case of a Primary Intratesticular Leiomyosarcoma with Metastatic Disease

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Tue, 08/27/2019 - 00:00
A 54-year-old male presented with one month of right side scrotal swelling. The patient was seen as an outpatient for the swelling and treated with a course of antibiotics for presumed orchitis-epididymitis. At the time of presentation he reported discomfort due to the size of testicle but denied any tenderness to palpation. Review of all other urologic or constitutional symptoms was negative. The patient had no history of previous radiation or steroid use.
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Robot- assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for “Huge” Hydronephrosis causing Vena Cava Thrombus

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
To present a rare case of "huge" hydronephrosis causing distortion of large vessels and formation of a thrombus in the inferior vena cava. Multidisciplinary treatment was applied with particular focus on pyeloplasty utilizing a robot-assisted laparoscopic approach.
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Development of a risk-stratified approach for follow-up imaging after percutaneous thermal ablation of sporadic stage one renal cell carcinoma

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
To analyze risk factors and patterns of RCC recurrence following percutaneous ablation for stage 1 tumors and develop risk-stratified follow-up imaging protocols.
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Successful ejaculatory sperm cryopreservation after cessation of long-term estrogen therapy in a transgender female

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
A 26 year old healthy transgender female with gender dysphoria presented for consideration of gender-affirming vaginoplasty with simultaneous orchiectomy. She had been living as a female for 19 months and started hormone treatment with estrogen injections and oral spironolactone 16 months prior to presentation. After discussion of gender-affirming surgery (GAS) including bilateral orchiectomy, the patient endorsed interest in sperm cryopreservation. Approximately 2 months prior to surgery, she stopped her estrogen and spironolactone.
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Randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of high concentration intraurethral lidocaine on urodynamic voiding parameters

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
To assess whether intraurethral anesthesia decreased voiding efficiency (VE), reduced catheterization pain, and impacted urodynamic parameters in healthy adult females.
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CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF SCROTAL HEMATOMA SECONDARY TO ADRENAL HEMORRHAGE IN NEWBORNS

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Mon, 08/26/2019 - 00:00
A 24-hour-old male presented with bruising and swelling of the right hemiscrotum and groin. Testicular torsion was ruled out in a doppler sonography, signs of an evolving right adrenal hemorrhage was demonstrated in the abdominal ultrasound. The imaging follow-up proved the disappearance of both scrotal and adrenal hematomas. Including the adrenal hemorrhage of the newborn in the differential diagnosis of an acute scrotum can prevent unnecessary surgical explorations.
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A Renal Cell Carcinoma with Biallelic Somatic TSC2 Mutation: Clinical Study and Literature Review

Urology (Gold Journal) In Press - Sun, 08/25/2019 - 00:00
To elucidate the effect of the biallelic somatic TSC2 mutations, identified in one adolescent patient, in renal cell carcinoma (RCC).
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