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  1. Extraction of DNA and RNA from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue blocks is a critical process in molecular oncology testing. Using FFPE, it is possible to choose the portion of tissue to study, ta...

    Authors: Rafael Parra-Medina and Sandra Ramírez-Clavijo

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:154

    Content type: Short Communications

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  2. Urethral prolapse (UP) is a rare, benign condition that often goes misdiagnosed and mistreated. It consists of the eversion of the distal urethral mucosa through the outer urethral meatus, leading to vascular ...

    Authors: Salah Eddine Oussama Kacimi, Mohammad Aloulou, Ranim Naoum, Mohammed Moumeni, Abdallah Kaddour and Mohammed Said ElSheemy

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:153

    Content type: Case Reports

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  3. To compare the outcomes between classic tubularized incised plate (C-TIP), known as Snodgrass urethroplasty, and grafted TIP (G-TIP) in the repair of primary distal penile hypospadias.

    Authors: Shabib Ahmed, Yasser A. Noureldin, Hammoda Sherif, Ahmed Zahran and Rabea Omar

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:152

    Content type: Original Research

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  4. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) has been established as a surgical standard for living kidney donation. The aim of this work is to report our own experience with LDN regarding outcome and technique.

    Authors: Osama Zaytoun, Moustafa Elsawy, Kareem Ateba, Ayman Khalifa, Ahmed Hamdy and Ahmed Mostafa

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:151

    Content type: Original Research

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  5. The management of Von Hippel–Lindau syndrome (VHLS) is multidisciplinary. The urologist is involved in treating the renal, epididymal tumors and often adrenal pheochromocytoma. Preservation of renal and adrena...

    Authors: Selvin Theodore Jayanth, Partho Mukherjee, Arun Jacob Philip George, J. Chandrasingh, T. J. Nirmal, Rajiv Paul Mukha, Santosh Kumar and Antony Devasia

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:150

    Content type: Original Research

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  6. Scrotal abscesses are common skin abscesses seen in the general population; however, intraperitoneal abscesses tracking into the scrotum are rare. Intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal abscesses contiguous with ...

    Authors: Julia T. Scali, Young G. Son, Ian T. Madison, Benjamin A. Fink and Thomas J. Mueller

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:149

    Content type: Case Reports

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  7. The incidental detection of small renal masses (SRMs) is increasing and biopsy to obtain pathological diagnosis is increasingly proposed as a diagnostic tool to guide further management. Renal mass biopsies ar...

    Authors: Justin Kwong, Gary May and Michael Ordon

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:148

    Content type: Case Reports

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  8. Overall incidence of stones in kidney transplant recipients is 1%. En-bloc kidney transplant is a rare anatomical condition in which kidney stones treatment can be extremely difficult to treat. As far as we kn...

    Authors: Diego Santillán, Jordan Ceferino Scherñuk Schroh, Patricia Andrea Gutierrez, Franco Thomas, Federico Ignacio Tirapegui, Juan Moldes, Christian Cristallo and Mariano Sebastian González

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:147

    Content type: Case Reports

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  9. Urolithiasis is a pathology that changes with time and with the evolution of human societies. The prevalence of this pathology has gradually increased during the last decades, especially because of dietary cha...

    Authors: Khayra Sbahi, Brahim Kacem, Randa Talhi, Aicha Azaiz, Abderahmane Attar and Ahmed Addou

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:146

    Content type: Original Research

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  10. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a complex surgery and has a flat learning curve. Due to this and the ethical issues, trainees do not get enough hands on exposure. Virtual simulator is very expensive and...

    Authors: Abhishek Shukla, Gurwinder Sethi, Ananya Dutta, Puneet Aggarwal and Ayon Gupta

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:143

    Content type: Original Research

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  11. Intrauterine copper devices are a popular type of contraceptives, being in use for a long time. Migration of IUCD into the bladder is one of the many side effects of this contraceptive measure. Though a rare p...

    Authors: Shoaib Muhammad, Amman Yousaf, Mihir Tejanshu Shah, Rabia Nazim and Arif Qayyum

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:142

    Content type: Case Reports

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  12. The literature review provides a concise and detailed description of the available and published data on the investigated research problem. The study summarizes findings over the last 100 years regarding clini...

    Authors: Snezana M. Jovicic

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:141

    Content type: Review

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  13. Richter’s syndrome is the transformation of indolent lymphoma into an aggressive form, most commonly diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Most patients are known to have chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Richter’s syndr...

    Authors: Elsayed Desouky, Wassim Al-Salti and Muhammad Khan

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:139

    Content type: Case Reports

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  14. Urethral calculi are rare, representing 1–2% of all calculi affecting the urinary tract. Impacted urethra calculi are commoner in males due to anatomical differences between the male and female urethra. The tr...

    Authors: Babatunde K. Hamza, Ahmad Bello, Musliu Adetola Tolani, Jerry G. Makama and Nuhu Yusuf

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:138

    Content type: Case Reports

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  15. Primary bladder neck obstruction (PBNO) is one of the causes of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) and rarely results in renal failure. We are presenting the clinical characteristics of young male patients with ...

    Authors: Adem Emrah Coguplugil, Bahadir Topuz, Turgay Ebiloglu, Murat Zor and Mesut Gurdal

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:137

    Content type: Original Research

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  16. Many work activities such as leather tanning include hazards to work. Among these, biological hazards are particularly important and pose a serious problem to human health and environment. The aims of this stu...

    Authors: Arhoune Ilham, Hoummani Hasnae, Arhoune Btissam, Belaroussi Leila, El Fakir Samira and Achour Sanae

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:136

    Content type: Original Research

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  17. Prostate biopsy is a commonly performed outpatient procedure in urology. It is a rapidly changing field with wide variation in practice pattern. The aim of this study is to document the current practice of pro...

    Authors: Taofiq O. Mohammed, Abdulwahab A. Ajape, Suleiman A. Kuranga, Hamid B. Olanipekun and Tolulope T. Ogunfowora

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:135

    Content type: Original Research

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  18. Obstructed defecation is a common pelvic floor medical problem among adult population. Pelvic floor disorders were reported to be associated with sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction among male pa...

    Authors: Mervat Sheta Elsawy and Emmanuel Kamal Aziz Saba

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:134

    Content type: Original Research

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  19. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important cause of post-surgical morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to apply a validated risk assessment model to evaluate the risk of post-operative VTE in urology pa...

    Authors: Winston Paul René Padayachee, Mohamed Haffejee and Marietha Nel

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:133

    Content type: Original Research

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  20. Surgical correction of the webbed penis is challenging. We presented the safety and feasibility of webbed penis correction for neonates under local anesthesia using a simple principle of leaving equal cylindri...

    Authors: Osama Abdullah Bawazir, Obada Alladh Alhallaq, Bashair Albayhani and Abdullah Bawazir

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:132

    Content type: Original Research

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  21. Isolated scrotal gunshot injuries are uncommon. Even more so when they are self-inflicted. The extent of the injury is determined by the caliber of the weapon. Established management protocols when followed yi...

    Authors: Albert Efiong Ukpong, Okon Edet Akaiso, Elijah Asuquo Udo, Ifiok Udo Essiet, Oto-bong Okpoho Peter and Ifiok Paul Etim

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:130

    Content type: Case Reports

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  22. Although open radical prostatectomy has been used in the treatment of localized prostate cancer for a long time, minimally invasive surgical approaches such as laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and robot-assi...

    Authors: Ahmet Semih Guleser, Yasar Basaga and Mert Ali Karadag

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:129

    Content type: Original Research

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  23. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is commonly found in the aging male. Treatment of BPH can be in form of conservative or surgical intervention. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is the gold-stan...

    Authors: Ihsan Azka Adriansyah, Andika Afriansyah, Moammar Andar Roemare Siregar, Nugroho Purnomo, Hendy Mirza and Doddy Hami Seno

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:128

    Content type: Review

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  24. Female urethral stricture (FUS) is an uncommon cause of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in women. Reconstructive techniques are being increasingly used for strictures resistant to the more conservative for...

    Authors: Varun Kumar Katiyar, Rajeev Sood, Anurag Singla, Hemant Kumar Goel, Nikhil Khattar and Varun Gunavanthe

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:127

    Content type: Original Research

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  25. Malignant ureteral obstruction caused by extrinsic compression of a primary malignant tumour or by metastatic disease is an indicator of poor prognosis with a median life expectancy of about one year. We exami...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Kobayashi, Hiroki Arai and Masahito Honda

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:126

    Content type: Original Research

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  26. Rupture of the fornix is a rare and serious urological complication of obstructive pathologies. The main cause is ureteral stone, but rarely a bladder tumor. Described complications of fornix rupture are super...

    Authors: Saleh Abdelkerim Nedjim, El Mostapha Abdi, Hissein Hagguir, Amine Moataz, Mohamed Dakir, Adil Debbagh and Rachid Aboutaieb

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:125

    Content type: Case Reports

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  27. Patients with idiopathic calcium oxalate stones are advised to consume a low-oxalate diet to prevent recurrence. In this study, on patients with calcium oxalate stones we have attempted to determine the effect...

    Authors: Sathish Kumar Gopala and Jim Joe

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:124

    Content type: Original Research

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  28. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women, and most breast cancer related deaths are due to metastasis. Urinary bladder metastasis from breast cancer is rarely reported in the literature.

    Authors: Asma Hadhri, Rim Abidi, Najet Mahjoub, Alia Mousli, Khalil Mahjoubi, Nadia Boujelbene and Chiraz Nasr

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:123

    Content type: Case Reports

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  29. Testicular microlithiasis in children was defined for the first time in 1961 based on histological criteria. There should be more than 5 calcifications per testicle in order to say that the patient has testicu...

    Authors: Amina Chaka, Amine Fredj Daassa, Wadye Hamdouni, Kamel Ktari, Rachida Laamiri and Abdellatif Nouri

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:122

    Content type: Review

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  30. Prostate cancer is most often diagnosed at the metastatic stage in many sub-Saharan African countries. The objective of our study is to analyze the management of metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma based on ep...

    Authors: Cyrille Ze Ondo, Abdoulaye Ndiath, Alioune Sarr, Amath Thiam, Babacar Sine, Ousmane Sow, Ndiaga Seck Ndour, Babacar Diao, Papa Ahmed Fall and Alain Khassim Ndoye

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:121

    Content type: Original Research

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  31. Prostate cancer can be detected incidentally in patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Therefore, it is very important that the transurethral resection of...

    Authors: Döndü Nergiz, Hülya Tosun Yıldırım and Şenay Yıldırım

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:120

    Content type: Original Research

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  32. To describe the retroperitoneoscopic donor nephrectomy learning curve differences between a high volume (training) hospital in Basel, Switzerland, and a low volume (trainee) hospital in Cape Town, South Africa...

    Authors: André van der Merwe, N. Nicole Ebinger Mundorf, H. van Heerden, G. Bonkat, H. van Deventer, G. Mantica, Z. Keyser and A. Bachmann

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:119

    Content type: Original Research

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  33. Paratesticular fibrous pseudotumour is a rare benign growth with unclear pathogenesis and clinical management. It has been linked to Serum IgG4-related disease. This mass can notoriously masquerade around as a...

    Authors: Jeena Raju Kudunthail, Nikhil Dhimole, Gurpreet Singh and Savitri Honakeri

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:118

    Content type: Case Reports

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  34. A pyonephrosis caused by an obstructing calculus is typically accompanied by fever, loin pain, and other signs of urinary tract infection. Occasionally, severe thinning of the renal parenchyma in pyonephrosis ...

    Authors: Kamlesh Hawaldar Singh, Ankit Vyas, Tarun Rochlani and Sujata Kiran Patwardhan

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:117

    Content type: Case Reports

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  35. Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread globally starting from late 2019. The WHO declared it a global pandemic in March 2020, causing nations around the world to introduce various control measures to ...

    Authors: A. H. Wisda Kusuma, Sakti R. Brodjonegoro, Indrawarman Soerohardjo, Ahmad Z. Hendri and Prahara Yuri

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:116

    Content type: Original Research

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  36. To compare the urinary biomarkers—beta 2-microglobulin (β2M), monocyte chemotactic peptide-1 (MCP-1), and transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β1)—in the outcome assessment of children with pelviureteric junct...

    Authors: Rupesh Keshri, Krishna Kumar Govindarajan, Medha Rajappa, Kumaravel Sambandan, Bikash Kumar Naredi and Bibekanand Jindal

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:115

    Content type: Original Research

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  37. Retroperitoneal fibrosis can be associated with bilateral dense and extensive periureteral adhesions. When ureterolysis could not be successfully performed due to disease extent and severity, elaborate uretera...

    Authors: Vigneswara Srinivasan Sockkalingam Venkatachalapathy, Datson George Palathullil, Dempsey Mohan Sam and George Palathullil Abraham

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:114

    Content type: Case Reports

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  38. To describe our scrotal bridge flap technique in reconstructive surgery for extensive penile paraffinoma, a debilitating late complication of penile subcutaneous foreign material injection intended to achieve ...

    Authors: Muhammad Arif Khairudin, Syahril Anuar Salauddin and Hamid Ghazali

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:113

    Content type: Case Reports

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  39. To assess the imaging modalities used to investigate both visible haematuria and non-visible haematuria along with their detection rate of malignancy at two hospitals and the corresponding radiological workloa...

    Authors: Lee Chien Yap, Daniel Peter McNicholas, Anna L. Walsh, Abdul Rauf, Ken Patterson and Richard Power

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:112

    Content type: Original Research

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  40. This study aimed to evaluate the outcomes of modified Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol and standard of care (SC) in bladder cancer patients who underwent radical cystectomy (RC). The length of s...

    Authors: Ahmad Zulfan Hendri, Said Alfin Khalilullah and Gede Andi Aditya

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:111

    Content type: Original Research

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  41. Forgotten or retained (double-J) DJ stents may lead to several complications. Management of retained DJ stents poses a challenge for urologists not just surgically but also medicolegally and adds to the econom...

    Authors: Abhirudra Mulay, Rohit Kapoor, Sonu Sharma, Shashikant Asabe, Hareesh Belagali, Siddharth Singh, Vikram Satav and Vilas Sabale

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:110

    Content type: Original Research

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  42. Prostate cancer (PrCa) is a malignant tumour of the prostate that has many associated risk factors. There is continuous rise in the incidence among adult blacks which is a reflection of racial differences in t...

    Authors: Wasiu Eniola Olooto, Abimbola Adeola Oyelekan, Omolara Oluwawemimo Adewole, Adeniyi Olugbenga Fajobi, Ayyuub Abayomi Adedo and Oladipupo Olasimbo

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:109

    Content type: Original Research

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  43. Mucinous cystadenoma (MC) of the kidney is exceedingly rare. We found 22 similar cases in the literature. These masses are underdiagnosed due to radiologic similarities with simple renal cysts.

    Authors: Mahmoudreza Kalantari, Shakiba Kalantari, Mahdi Mottaghi, Atena Aghaee, Salman Soltani and Behtash Pedram Rad

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:108

    Content type: Case Reports

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  44. Identifying the precise location of the lower ureter is crucial in not only ureteral surgeries but also the other surgeries that may cause ureteral injury. Although a variety of approaches have been applied to...

    Authors: Hamidreza Zia, Seyed Saeed Tamehri Zadeh, Fatemeh Khatami and Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:107

    Content type: Case Reports

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  45. Perioperative bleeding is the most common complication related to transurethral resection of prostate; the aim of the study was to compare the effect of pre-operative use of finasteride versus cyproterone acet...

    Authors: Shabieb A. Abdelbaki, Adel Al-Falah, Mohamed Alhefnawy, Ahmed Abozeid and Abdallah Fathi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:106

    Content type: Original Research

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  46. While performing orchidopexy, various suture materials or fibrin glues are used to achieve testicular fixation. This study was designed to assess the histological changes in testis after orchidopexy using fibr...

    Authors: Amit Kumar Singh, M. Srinivas and Saumyaranjan Mallick

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:103

    Content type: Original Research

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