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Adherence to the Minimum Data Set Suggested by American Urological Association Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence
To assess contemporary adherence to the minimum data set proposed for future publication in the 1997 American Urological Association (AUA) guidelines on the surgical management of female SUI in 1997. guidelines among recently published literature.
Treatment of advanced male genital lymphedema with a complete functional lymphatic system pedicled transfer
To evaluate the functional efficacy of the superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator (SCIP) -lymphatic pedicled flap in the treatment of advanced male genital lymphedema.
Influencing Factors of Preference Signaling in the 2022 Urology Residency Match
To evaluate influencing factors of preference signaling (PS) among urology residency applicants during the 2022 AUA Match.
Safety and efficacy of intravesical epinephrine instillation in patients with intractable lower urinary tract hematuria - A novel approach
To treat intractable hematuria with intravesical instillation of epinephrine.
Effect of Surgical Care Team Consistency During Urologic Procedures on Surgical Efficiency and Perioperative Outcomes
To evaluate the effect of urologic surgical care team consistency on surgical efficiency and patient outcomes.
IsoPSA Performance Characteristics Are Unaffected by 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors or Alpha-Blockers: Results from the IsoPSA Validation Study
To. determine the impact of 5-α reductase inhibitors or α-blockers on IsoPSA performance for the detection of actionable prostate cancer.
Bilateral Wilms Tumor in CLOVES Syndrome
Wilms tumor (WT) is the most common pediatric renal mas and occurs in up to ten percent of predisposition syndromes. One such syndrome is CLOVES syndrome, an extremely rare disorder within the umbrella of PIK3CA-Related Overgrowth Spectrum (PROS) disorders. This case presents the management of bilateral WT in a patient with CLOVES syndrome and highlights the many intricacies in caring for complex oncology patients. Particularly highlighted in this case is the delicate line in balancing the risks of treatment-related morbidity against the risks of recurrence in predisposed patients, while still abiding by established treatment guidelines.
Development of a clinical-scholar index score for measuring academic contributions in urology
To develop an academic index that would permit annual measurement of faculty non-clinical activities.
ROBOT ASSISTED LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERIES FOR NON-ONCOLOGICAL UROLOGIC DISEASE: INITIAL EXPERIENCE WITH HUGO™ RAS SYSTEM
To report our initial experience with the use of HUGO™ Robotic Assisted Surgery System (RAS) for non-oncological urologic disease.
Epididymo-orchitis Presenting as Bilateral Hydrocele in a Young Adult
A 25-year-old male presented to the urology outpatient clinic with complaints of progressive scrotal swelling and low-grade fever for the past month. There was an associated history of loss of weight, loss of appetite and night sweats for the past few months. The fever was continuous, and not associated with chills and rigours. No history of haematuria/burning micturition was elucidated. Past medical and surgical history was insignificant. No history of tubercular infection or contact.
Outcomes of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis following Radical Cystectomy - A matched Cohort Analysis
To evaluate outcomes of inflatable-penile-prosthesis (IPP) implantation after radical-cystectomy compared with other etiologies of erectile dysfunction.
The use of a Virtual Reality Device (HypnoVR®) during extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for treatment of urinary stones: Initial results of a clinical protocol
to assess the impact of a Virtual Reality Device (VRD, HypnoVR®, Strasbourg, France) on patient-reported pain and anxiety during Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL).
Can you have it all? Parenting in Urology and Work-Life Balance Satisfaction
To evaluate the association between work-life balance satisfaction for practicing urologists who have children < 18 years compared to those who do not have children or have children ≥ 18 years.
Erectile Dysfunction in a Male Patient with Limited Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis
A 24-year-old male with a 3-year history of limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis (LcSS) was referred to the urology clinic by his rheumatologist because of erectile dysfunction (ED). He complained of his worsening ED over the past two years. His international index of erectile function (IIEF) score was 5, indicating severe ED. He reported no morning erection and experienced some degree of turgidity without rigidity in sexual occasions. Digital ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux were his only presentations other than ED.
Assessment of Stress Urinary Incontinence-Related Podcasts on Stitcher
To assess the quality, understandability, actionability, accuracy and commercial bias of podcasts regarding stress urinary incontinence (SUI).
Re: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Use is Not Associated With Impaired Semen Parameters
We have reviewed, with interest, the article by Pham et al1 regarding effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on semen parameters. This retrospective review was done on 153 men who were taking SSRIs to evaluate the potential effect of these medications on semen parameters, as a reflection of male fertility. Some studies have suggested even higher rates of SSRI use in the population of men who are attempting to contribute to pregnancies, reflective of the importance of considering such medications and their fertility effects.
Unilateral Scrotal Swelling: Diagnosis and Management
A 58-year-old male presented with a 2-year history of a right scrotal swelling, which he noted to be progressively increasing in size and discomfort. He denied any significant past medical history. His surgical history was notable for a bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with mesh approximately 10 years prior.
Fumarate Hydratase Variants and their Association with Paraganglioma/Pheochromocytoma
To clarify the link between germline variants in fumarate hydratase (FH), hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer (HLRCC), and paraganglioma (PGL) and pheochromocytoma (PCC) we utilize a well-annotated hereditary cancer testing database.
Testicular pain – not always what it seems: A cross-sectional assessment of patients presenting for chronic scrotal content pain at a tertiary care center
To review historical and examination findings in patients presenting to a tertiary care center for evaluation of Chronic Scrotal Content Pain (CSCP) defined by persistent/bothersome pain present for > 3-months.