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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744481/corrigendum-correction-of-the-acknowledgment-prevalence-and-management-status-of-urologic-disease-in-geriatric-hospitals-in-south-korea-a-population-based-analysis
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Jungyo Suh, Khae Hawn Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Hyung Suk Kim, Young Ju Lee, Sang Rim Lee, Chang Wook Jeong
[This corrects the article on p. 281 in vol. 58.].
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744480/technique-for-single-stage-reconstruction-of-obliterative-or-near-obliterative-long-urethral-strictures-in-circumcised-patients
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Sher Singh Yadav, Vivek Kumar Singh, Vinay Tomar, Neeraj Agarwal, Anil Gulani
Purpose: To report our initial experience with urethral reconstruction using a combined dorsal lingual mucosal graft (LMG) and ventral onlay preputial flap for long obliterative or near-obliterative strictures in circumcised patients. Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective study of 10 patients from January 2015 to June 2017 with long obliterative or near-obliterative anterior urethral strictures and circumcised prepuces. All patients underwent a combined approach using a dorsally LMG and a narrow preputial onlay flap ventrally to create a 26-30 Fr...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744479/new-bulking-agent-for-the-treatment-of-vesicoureteral-reflux-polymethylmethacrylate-dextranomer
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Sang Woon Kim, Yong Seung Lee, Young Jae Im, Sang Won Han
Purpose: The aim of this study was to report preliminary results of endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux in children with a single injection of a new bulking agent, cross-linked dextran and polymethylmethacrylate mixture. Materials and Methods: We performed a single-center, single surgeon, prospective, off-label study using polymethylmethacrylate/dextranomer to treat vesicoureteral reflux. All patients underwent endoscopic injection, followed by renal ultrasound and voiding cystourethrogram at 3 months postoperatively to identify de novo or worsening hydronephrosis and vesicoureteral reflux correction (to Grade 0 or I)...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744478/relative-to-open-surgery-minimally-invasive-renal-and-ureteral-pediatric-surgery-offers-no-improvement-in-30-day-complications-yet-requires-longer-operative-time-data-from-the-national-surgical-quality-improvement-program-pediatrics
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Marc Colaco, Austin Hester, William Visser, Alison Rasper, Ryan Terlecki
Purpose: Performance of minimally-invasive surgery (MIS) is increasing relative to open surgery. We sought to compare the contemporary rates of short-term complications of open versus laparoscopic renal and ureteral surgery in pediatric patients. Materials and Methods: A retrospective cross-sectional analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatrics database was performed of all cases in 2014 identified using CPT procedure codes for nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy (PN), ureteroneocystostomy (UNC), and pyeloplasty, and reviewed for postoperative complications...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744477/can-recording-only-the-day-time-voided-volumes-predict-bladder-capacity
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Won Yeol Cho, Seong Cheol Kim, Sun-Ouck Kim, Sungchan Park, Sang Don Lee, Jae Min Chung, Kyung Do Kim, Du Geon Moon, Young Sig Kim, Jun Mo Kim
Purpose: This study aimed to demonstrate a method to easily assess bladder capacity using knowledge of day-time voided volumes, which can be obtained even from patients with nocturnal enuresis where the first morning void cannot accurately predict the bladder capacity due to bladder emptying overnight. Materials and Methods: We evaluated 177 healthy children from 7 Korean medical centres entered the study between January 2008 and January 2009. Voided volumes measured for more than 48 hours were recorded in the frequency volume chart (FVC)...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744476/prostate-calcifications-a-case-series-supporting-the-microbial-biofilm-theory
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Tommaso Cai, Francesco Tessarolo, Iole Caola, Federico Piccoli, Giandomenico Nollo, Patrizio Caciagli, Sandra Mazzoli, Alessandro Palmieri, Paolo Verze, Gianni Malossini, Vincenzo Mirone, Truls E Bjerklund Johansen
Purpose: Prostate calcifications are a common finding during transrectal prostate ultrasound in both healthy subjects and patients, but their etiopathogenesis and clinical significance are not fully understood. We aimed to establish a new methodology for evaluating the role of microbial biofilms in the genesis of prostate calcifications. Materials and Methods: Ten consecutive patients who had undergone radical prostatectomy were enrolled in this study. All of the patients presented with prostate calcifications during transrectal ultrasound evaluation before surgery and underwent Meares-Stamey tests and clinical evaluation with the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index and the International Prostate Symptom Score...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744475/microscopic-varicocelectomy-as-a-treatment-option-for-patients-with-severe-oligospermia
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Chirag Gupta, Arun Chinchole, Rupin Shah, Hemant Pathak, Deepa Talreja, Ankit Kayal
Purpose: Many studies have shown improved semen parameters after varicocele surgery; however, the benefit in terms of improved pregnancy rates and live births is still disputed in cases of severe oligoasthenozoospermia (OAS). The present study evaluated the outcome of microscopic subinguinal varicocelectomy in terms of the spontaneous pregnancy rate in patients with severe OAS. Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective, observational, analytic study of 56 men with OAS who underwent microscopic varicocelectomy at our center between 2008 and 2015...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744474/utilization-of-cryopreserved-sperm-cells-based-on-the-indication-for-storage
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Graham Luke Machen, Stephanie E Harris, Erin T Bird, Monica L Brown, Dale A Ingalsbe, Milaida M East, Michelle Reyes, Thomas J Kuehl
Purpose: Cryopreservation of sperm from human semen has been available since the 1950s. The actual utilization of available cryopreservation technology has been infrequently reported. We set out to examine the utilization and outcomes of cryopreserved sperm cells based on the indication for storage. Materials and Methods: A dataset was developed from retrospective review. The purposes for cryopreservation, eventual utilization, and outcomes of use for insemination were recorded...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744473/the-prevalence-of-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-in-population-aged-40-years-or-over-in-south-korea
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Tag Keun Yoo, Kyu-Sung Lee, Budiwan Sumarsono, Sung-Tae Kim, Hyun-Jung Kim, Hyun-Cheol Lee, Sun-Hwa Kim
Purpose: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) can be distressing and socially isolating, and the economic impact can be substantial. Further data to characterize the epidemiology and effects of LUTS in South Korea would be beneficial. Materials and Methods: In an international, internet-based survey, the prevalence and impact of LUTS was evaluated in adults aged ≥40 years. Questions related to International Continence Society (ICS) symptom definitions and the bother associated with each symptom...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744472/does-quality-of-drinking-water-matter-in-kidney-stone-disease-a-study-in-west-bengal-india
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Pubali Mitra, Dilip Kumar Pal, Madhusudan Das
Purpose: The combined interaction of epidemiology, environmental exposure, dietary habits, and genetic factors causes kidney stone disease (KSD), a common public health problem worldwide. Because a high water intake (>3 L daily) is widely recommended by physicians to prevent KSD, the present study evaluated whether the quantity of water that people consume daily is associated with KSD and whether the quality of drinking water has any effect on disease prevalence. Materials and Methods: Information regarding residential address, daily volume of water consumption, and source of drinking water was collected from 1,266 patients with kidney stones in West Bengal, India...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744471/outcomes-of-salvage-radical-prostatectomy-following-more-than-one-failed-local-therapy
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Arjun Sivaraman, Peter Scardino, James Eastham
Purpose: To describe the salvage radical prostatectomy (sRP) experience in patients presenting with recurrent, clinically localized prostate cancer after multiple failed local treatments. Materials and Methods: Among the 251 sRP performed during 2000-2016, 11 patients had failed multiple local therapies. We describe baseline clinical characteristics at primary cancer diagnosis and prior to sRP, surgical information, complications and oncological outcomes. Results: The mean±standard deviation age at sRP was 65±5 years and the median (interquartile range) serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level was 2 (1...
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744470/organoid-culture-of-bladder-cancer-cells
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Takahiro Yoshida, Alok K Singh, William R Bishai, David J McConkey, Trinity J Bivalacqua
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520391/the-safety-of-a-mixture-of-bupivacaine-and-lidocaine-in-children-after-urologic-inguinal-and-scrotal-surgery
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Kyoung Lee, Jae Min Chung, Sang Don Lee
Purpose: Local anesthetic agents such as bupivacaine and lidocaine are commonly used after surgery for pain control. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the safety of a mixture of bupivacaine and lidocaine in children who underwent urologic inguinal and scrotal surgery. Materials and Methods: Fifty-five patients who underwent pediatric urologic outpatient surgeries, were prospectively enrolled in this study. The patients were divided into three groups according to age (group I: under 2 years, group II: between 3-4 years, and group III: 5 years and above)...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520390/short-term-outcomes-of-the-transvaginal-minimal-mesh-procedure-for-pelvic-organ-prolapse
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Naoko Takazawa, Akiko Fujisaki, Yasukuni Yoshimura, Akira Tsujimura, Shigeo Horie
Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical outcomes and complications of transvaginal minimal mesh repair without using commercially available kits for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Materials and Methods: This retrospective cohort study involved 91 women who underwent surgical management of POP with originally designed small mesh between July 2014 and August 2015. This mesh is 56% smaller than the mesh widely used in Japan, and it has only two arms delivered into each right and left sacrospinous ligament...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520389/an-evaluation-of-the-manufacturer-and-user-facility-device-experience-database-that-inspired-the-united-states-food-and-drug-administration-s-reclassification-of-transvaginal-mesh
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Jason M Sandberg, Ian Gray, Amy Pearlman, Ryan P Terlecki
Purpose: To assess the utility of the Manufacturer And User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database in objectively capturing adverse events for transvaginal mesh in the United States. Materials and Methods: We reviewed 1,103 individual medical device reports submitted to the MAUDE database that inspired the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration's 2008 Public Health Notification. Entries were compiled into a categorical database that reported manufacturer, brand, reporter type, report source, and type of adverse event...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520388/ureteral-catheters-for-colorectal-surgery-influence-on-operative-times-and-complication-outcomes-an-observational-study
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Julio T Chong, Kathleen M Kan, Courtney K Phillips, Alexander Greenstein
Purpose: Placement of pre-operative ureteral catheters for colorectal surgery can aid in the identification of ureteral injuries. This study investigates whether simultaneous ureteral catheterization with surgery skin preparation can minimize operating room times without increasing post-operative complications. Materials and Methods: Patients undergoing simultaneous colorectal surgery skin preparation and placement of pre-operative ureteral catheters (n=21) were compared to those who underwent these events sequentially (n=28)...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520387/predictive-factors-and-treatment-outcomes-of-steinstrasse-following-shock-wave-lithotripsy-for-ureteral-calculi-a-bayesian-regression-model-analysis
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Ho Won Kang, Kang Su Cho, Won Sik Ham, Dong Hyuk Kang, Hae Do Jung, Jong Kyou Kwon, Young Deuk Choi, Joo Yong Lee
Purpose: This study aims to assess the predictive factors and treatment outcomes of Steinstrasse formation following shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) for ureter stone. Materials and Methods: The medical records of 1,418 ureter stone patients who underwent one-session SWL from November 2005 to May 2013 at our medical institute were retrospectively reviewed. Finally, 551 patients met inclusion criteria. Maximal length and location of stone, stone attenuation (Hounsfield units), and skin-to-stone distance (SSD) were determined on pretreatment non-contrast computed tomography...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520386/dietary-risk-factors-for-urolithiasis-in-korea-a-case-control-pilot-study
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Ho Young Ryu, You Kyoung Lee, Juhyun Park, Hwancheol Son, Sung Yong Cho
Purpose: Dietary factors are one of the main causes of urolithiasis. However, little research has evaluated dietary factors related to urolithiasis in Korea. We investigated the various dietary risk factors for urinary stone formation in Korean people. Materials and Methods: We conducted a prospective case-control pilot study. A total of 27 patients newly diagnosed with urolithiasis and 20 applicants without urolithiasis were designated as the patients and the control group, respectively...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520385/detection-and-recurrence-rate-of-transurethral-resection-of-bladder-tumors-by-narrow-band-imaging-prospective-randomized-comparison-with-white-light-cystoscopy
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Seung Bin Kim, Sung Goo Yoon, Jonghyun Tae, Jae Yoon Kim, Ji Sung Shim, Sung Gu Kang, Jun Cheon, Jeong Gu Lee, Je Jong Kim, Seok Ho Kang
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of narrow-band imaging (NBI) as a diagnostic tool for detecting bladder tumors during cystoscopy compared with white light cystoscopy (WLC). Materials and Methods: From December 2013 to June 2017, a randomized prospective study was conducted on 198 patients underwent transurethral resection of bladder tumor by a single surgeon. The patients were divided into two groups according to diagnostic method...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29520384/what-do-patients-with-urothelial-cancer-know-about-the-association-of-their-tumor-disease-with-smoking-habits-results-of-a-german-survey-study
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Matthias May, Hans-Martin Fritsche, Christian Gilfrich, Mirja Dombrowski, Odilo Maurer, Philipp Spachmann, Manju Ganesh Kumar, Marc Bjurlin, Maximilian Burger, Sabine Brookman-May
Purpose: Smoking represents a primary risk factor for the development of urothelial carcinoma (UC) and a relevant factor impacting UC-specific prognosis. Data on the accordant knowledge of UC-patients in this regard and the significance of physicians in the education of UC-patients is limited. Materials and Methods: Eighty-eight UC-patients were enrolled in a 23-items-survey-study aimed to analyse patient knowledge and awareness of their tumor disease with smoking along with physician smoking cessation counselling...
March 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology
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