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  1. Perforation of the augmented bladder is a serious and well-known complication of bladder augmentation. The traditional treatment has been emergent surgical exploration and repair of the bladder perforation due...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdelhalim and Ashraf T. Hafez
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:29
  2. Mucosal melanomas account for 17% of melanomas, and less than 1% affect the urogenital tract. Primary urethral melanoma is extremely rare; less than 200 cases have been reported so far since it was first descr...

    Authors: Juan Camilo Alvarez Restrepo, Juan Felipe Alvarez Restrepo, Daniel S Maya Giraldo, Jhonatan S Santafé Galvis, Carlos Andres Riveros, Andres Felipe Puentes Bernal and Otto Manrique
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:28
  3. Androgen insensitivity syndrome is a rare X-linked disorder of sex development that results from mutations in the androgen receptors leading to failure of normal masculinization of the external genitalia in ge...

    Authors: Mumini Wemimo Rasheed, Najeem Adedamola Idowu, Adebayo Ayoade Adekunle, Joseph Olusola Olarewaju, Latifat Tunrayo Oduola-owoo, Foluke Omolara Odetayo, Felix Abiodun Omolade and Akinremi Tosin Opeyemi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:26
  4. We intended to assess the outcome of extra-mucosal single interrupted layer ileo-ileal anastomosis for bowel re-approximation in open radical cystectomy with urinary diversions.

    Authors: Abdul Rouf Khawaja, Mujahid Ahmad Mir, Arshi Beg, Shahid M. Baba, Mohammad Saleem Wani and Arif Hamid
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:25
  5. Hypospadias is a penile congenital abnormality characterized by an ectopic urethral opening, ventral curvature and incomplete foreskin closure with a dorsal hooded prepuce. Management of the outcome demands hi...

    Authors: Daniel Udatinya, Ahsan Ahmad, Gaetan Kabera and Marietha Nel
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:24
  6. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequent autoimmune neurological disease in the young population. Vesico-sphincter disorders are frequent in the course of the disease; it has been reported that 90% of MS p...

    Authors: Anouar El Moudane, Kaoutar Chhita, Ahmed Jdaini, Abdessamad Motaouakil, Yassine Mebrouk and Ali Barki
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:23
  7. The parasitic disease known as the cystic echinococcosis (CE) is brought on by cysts made up of the larval forms (metacestodes) of Echinococcus tapeworms. In North Africa, it is greater in rural regions. This is ...

    Authors: Assia Haif, Djelloul Achouri, Mohamed Yacine Merouani and Sorya Ouhida
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:22
  8. Medicinal leech therapy, otherwise known as hirudotherapy or leeching, has been utilized for numerous pathologies over centuries. The technique resurfaced in modern medicine for its beneficial effects in microsur...

    Authors: Alexander O. Battin, Natalie Hobeika and Matthew J. Zdilla
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:21
  9. Although calcifications have been observed in various renal masses, osseous metaplasia has very rarely been reported. Here, we present a case of concomitant clear cell renal cell carcinoma with osseous metapla...

    Authors: Saman S. Fakhralddin, Deedar K. Qader, Abdulwahid M. Salih, Ari M. Abdullah, Hiwa O. Baba, Soran H. Tahir, Aras J. Qaradakhy, Dilan S. Hiwa and Fahmi H. Kakamad
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:20
  10. To investigate the effectiveness and safety of ultrasound-guided and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) compared to the standard fluoroscopy-guided PCNL.

    Authors: Randy Fauzan, Raga Manduaru, Ardiansyah Periadi Sitompul, Wendi Rachman and Hendra Herman
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:19
  11. We aimed to evaluate the role of plasma fibrinogen and D-dimer as prognostic biomarkers in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).

    Authors: Sahil Singla, Apul Goel, Sanjay Mishra, Ravi Lohani, Satya Narayan Sankhwar and Sashi Raj Singh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:18
  12. Inflammation plays a key role in the initiation and development of cancers. The prognostic value of inflammation biomarkers is proven in several urological and non-urological cancers. Knowing that the mechanis...

    Authors: Idriss Ziani, Ahmed Ibrahimi, Omar Bellouki, Hachem Elsayegh, Redouane Abouqal, Yassine Nouini and Amal Bouziane
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:17
  13. Vascular injury during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy is a dreadful complication. Though it is a commonly discussed complication, the literature on the circumstances leading to vascular injury, methods of ma...

    Authors: Vigneswara srinivasan Sockkalingam Venkatachalapathy, Datson George Palathullil and George Palathullil Abraham
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:16
  14. Thoracic kidney (TK) presenting with symptomatic urolithiasis is a rare case scenario. Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for calculus in TK is not reported in the literature. We report a case of partial sta...

    Authors: Vigneswara Srinivasan Sockkalingam Venkatachalapathy, Datson George Palathullil, Dempsey Mohan Sam and George Palathullil Abraham
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:15
  15. Prostate biopsy (PB) is the gold standard for verifying the diagnosis of prostate cancer in men with clinical symptoms. Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided PB is the most common method for diagnosis; however,...

    Authors: Hamidreza Nasseh, Seyyed Alaeddin Asgari, Roham Sarmadian, Zahra Meshkat, Milad Haji Aghabozorgi, Ehsan Kazemnejad and Ahmad Asadollahzade
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:14
  16. Paraurethral leiomyoma are rare, benign, hormone-dependent growths. They originate from smooth muscle cells and occur in the paraurethral space of the urethra. They make up approximately 5% of urethral tumours...

    Authors: Arjuna Brodie, Jaskarn Rai, Aristeidis Alevizopoulos and Pravisha Ravindra
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:13
  17. The testicular descent is a uniquely complex process depending upon multiple factors like growth and reorganisation of the specific gonadal ligaments, hormones, etc., which interplay with each other. Though an...

    Authors: Sumi Elizebeth Reny, Aruna Mukherjee and P. Mini Mol
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:12
  18. Despite the clinically apparent congenital urethra anomalies being one of the common causes of admission in pediatric urology, yet little is known about its associated factors, especially in third world countr...

    Authors: Joshua Jackson Kahuruta, Sydney Yongolo, Njiku Kimu and Muhsin Aboud
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:11
  19. Aphallia is a rarest of rare congenital anomaly the incidence being 1 in 10 to 30 million live births. Seen at birth, it leaves the parents and family disturbed. Immediate counselling though done; it may take ...

    Authors: Siddharth Sathaye and Ulhas Sathaye
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:9
  20. Angiomyolipoma with epithelial cysts is a rare variant of an angiomyolipoma that typically occurs sporadically. Patients with pre-existing kidney lesion or disease have significantly increased risk of morbidit...

    Authors: Nompumelelo Zamokuhle Mtshali, Nontokozo Shandu and Alain Mwamba Mukendi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:8
  21. Robotic laparoscopically assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) is an option for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the pentafecta outcomes (biochemic...

    Authors: Eduardo Tosetto Cachoeira, Artur de Oliveira Paludo, Pedro Glusman Knijnik, Pietro Waltrick Brum, Lucas Medeiros Burttet, Milton Berger and Brasil Silva Neto
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:7
  22. Brucella epididymo-orchitis is a complication that occurs in 5.7% of patients with brucellosis and can rarely mimic a testicular tumor. We here report a case of a 25-year-old man with a testicular brucellosis ...

    Authors: Rawa Bapir, Shaho F. Ahmed, Soran H. Tahir, Abdulwahid M. Salih, Fahmi H. Kakamad, Gasha S. Ahmed, Razhan K. Ali, Sasan M. Ahmed and Shadi H. Sidiq
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:5
  23. Urinary leakage after removal of the nephrostomy tube post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) is a common complication which could be secondary to ureteral stone fragments, blood clots, ureteral edema at the u...

    Authors: Ayman Kassem, Ahmad Hamdy, Ashraf Mosharafa and Omar M. Abdelrazzak
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:3
  24. Primary renal squamous cell carcinoma is a scarce entity, and its presentation as a discharging sinus is still exceptionally rare. We hereby report a case of a renal cell carcinoma in a young gentleman.

    Authors: Coelho Victor, Abhijit Patil, Arvind Ganpule, Abhishek Gajendra Singh, Shailesh Mahendra Soni, Ravindra B. Sabnis and Mahesh Ramanlal Desai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:2
  25. This study investigated the diagnostic role of 75 levels measured in serum prostatitis and prostate carcinoma and in the differentiation of these two conditions.

    Authors: Necla Benlier, Mehmet Solakhan, Özlem Nuray Sever, Zeliha Yıldırım, Nuri Orhan, Hülya Çiçek and Mustafa Yıldırım
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:62
  26. In South Africa, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is commonly given as primary therapy for prostate cancer (PCa) due to many patients presenting with advanced disease. The metabolic adverse effects of ADT on...

    Authors: Shauli Minkowitz, Oluwatosin Ayeni, Mohamed Haffejee and Maureen Joffe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:61
  27. Testicular infarction/gangrene is usually caused by testicular torsion. Strangulated inguinal hernia complicated with testicular infarction is unusual in adults in contrast to many reported cases involving ped...

    Authors: Shong Sheng Tan, Mohamed Ashraf Mohamed Daud, Siti Rahmah Hashim Isa Merican, Mohd Azem Fathi Mohammad Azmi and Nik Mohd Nurhafizi Nik Anuar
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:60
  28. Adenomatoid tumor is a very rare benign neoplasm of mesothelial origin affecting mainly female and male genital tracts. The diagnosis is challenging as this tumor mimics many differential diagnoses. The curren...

    Authors: Boubacar Efared, Idrissa Boubacar, Djibo Soumana, Aïchatou Balaraba Abani Bako, Idrissa Seriba Coulibaly, Hamadou Halidou Koura, Habiba Salifou Boureima and Hassan Nouhou
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:59
  29. Aerococcus species are Gram-positive cocci, with negative catalase and oxidase activities and growth characteristics similar to viridans streptococci. They rarely cause infection in humans. However, there are rep...

    Authors: Rawa Bapir, Shaho F. Ahmed, Abdulwahid M. Salih, Fahmi H. Kakamad, Karokh F. Hama Hussein, Karzan M. Salih, Rawa M. Ali, Dlsoz M. Hussein, Mohammed Q. Mustafa, Berun A. Abdalla and Rawezh Q. Salih
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:58
  30. Primary testicular leiomyosarcoma has a rare occurrence and the diagnosis is uncertain on pre-operative assessment. It is often seen in the background of chronic inflammation, radiotherapy, and the use of high...

    Authors: Brijmohan Joshi, Ritesh Goel, Anant Kumar, Ruchir Maheshwari, Samit Chaturvedi and Satish Kumar Ranjan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:57
  31. Germ cell tumors account for more than 95% of testicular cancers followed by sex-cord stromal tumors. The occurrence of serous cystadenocarcinoma in testicular and paratesticular tissue is very rare with disti...

    Authors: Mohammed El Fadli, Nada Benhima, Ismail Essâdi and Rhizlane Belbaraka
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:55
  32. The discovery of alpha-adrenergic receptors in the ureteral smooth muscle cells led to a thorough investigation of the therapeutic potential of alpha-blockers for ureteral calculi. Tamsulosin is a selective bl...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. Shalaby, Mahmoud A. Eldardery, Ahmad A. Elderwy and Mohamed A. Abdelaziz
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:54
  33. Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is a common childhood condition characterized by recurrent bedwetting in children with normal bladder control over 5 years old. The pathogenesis of this condition is unknown, but it is ...

    Authors: Mahbubeh Isfahani, Parsa Yousefichaijan, Roham Sarmadian, Bahman Salehi and Danial Habibi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:53
  34. Pseudoaneurysm (PA) of pudendal artery’s distal branches is an extremely rare clinical scenario. We report a case of life-threatening urethrorrhagia due to PA of the internal pudendal artery (IPA).

    Authors: Diaa-Eldin Taha, Albara Hariri, Salem Bahdilh, Mohamed Ouhlous, Ibrahim Alowidah and Ali Abdel Raheem
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:52
  35. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the use of CCBs are common in older persons, and are also associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This review summarised and synthesised relevant information...

    Authors: Chinonyerem O. Iheanacho, Chikezie N. Okwesilieze and Abiodun K. Eyong
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:51
  36. Persistent Mϋllerian duct syndrome is a rare condition marked by the presence of Mϋllerian duct derivatives (uterus and fallopian tubes) in males who are seemingly (phenotypically and karyotypically) normal. D...

    Authors: Mahesh Joshi, Ramdayal Sahu, Prama Dubey and Abhishek Barala
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:50
  37. Pandemic-induced feelings of fear and worry are all psychological implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of this study was to see how the COVID-19 pandemic affected male Sexual Health and to look for ...

    Authors: Diaa-Eldin Taha, Ali Ibrahim, Samer El-Halwagy, M. A. Elbaset, Rawdy Ashour, Hossam Nabeeh and Ibrahem Ismail Samaha
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:49
  38. Among adult malignant tumors, renal cell carcinoma accounts for 2–3% and has the worst prognosis among common urologic tumors. Recently, an eosinophilic, solid and cystic (ESC) renal cell carcinoma (RCC) histo...

    Authors: Niramya Jagdish Pathak, Abhishek Gajendra Singh, Pavan Surwase Jain, Shailesh Mahendra Soni, Arvind Prakash Ganpule, Ravindra Bhalchandra Sabnis and Mahesh Ramanlal Desai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:48
  39. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (Holep) is a safe, effective, and prostate size-independent procedure for benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment (BPH). Holep has demonstrated comparable long-term out...

    Authors: Roland B. Banga-Mouss, Raphaël Briffaux, Joseph Junior Damba, Thomas Charles, Alexis Puichaud, Humphrey Robin, Edwin Angermann, Christophe Pires, Anani W. Severin Odzebe and Charlie Ouaki
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:47
  40.  Urinary tract infections (UTI) are among the most frequent pathologies worldwide. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is the leading etiological agent; however, depending on the patient's characteristics, the ...

    Authors: Edwin Barrios-Villa, Pablo Mendez-Pfeiffer, Dora Valencia, Liliana Caporal-Hernandez and Manuel G. Ballesteros-Monrreal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:46
  41. Bladder cancer (BC) is the tenth most common cancer worldwide with urothelial carcinoma (UC) being the main histologic subtype. Survivin is an apoptosis inhibitor that is associated with tumor proliferation an...

    Authors: Noha Said Helal, Zeinab Omran and Mona Moussa
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:45
  42. Alpha-blockers prescribed as medical expulsion therapy (MET) have replaced minimally invasive procedures as the primary line of treatment for minor ureteric stones. This study aims to investigate the efficacy ...

    Authors: Shreyas K, Ananthesh L, Varshini Sathish, Ujwala Achar M, Bharath Raj K C and Narendra Pai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:43
  43. Urethral duplication (UD) is reportedly rare. It is rarer in females. Knowledge on this anomaly comes from isolated report of cases. The aim of this review is to summarize information available on this anomaly...

    Authors: Ikenna I. Nnabugwu, Wilson C. Onoh, Francis I. Ukekwe, Ekeoma O. Nwosu, Chukwunonso A. Iwenofu, Ikenna N. Anakebe, Chinwe A. Nnabugwu and Augustine C. Onuh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:42

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