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  1. The kidneys are the most common site of urogenital tuberculosis. Tuberculosis of the urethra and bladder is caused by a descending infection through the urinary collecting system. Urogenital tuberculosis affec...

    Authors: Vishwajeet Singh, Manoj Kumar, S. K. Pavan Kumar and Mayank Jain

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:62

    Content type: Case Reports

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  2. The aim of this work is to study the role of non-contrast MRI in pre-surgical evaluation of renal masses in renal impairment patients as confirmed by both intraoperative and histopathological findings. Intraop...

    Authors: Osama M. Zaytoun, Reda M. Darweesh, Salma A. Gaber and Rafik M. Ibrahim

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:61

    Content type: Original Research

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  3. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is on the increase placing a substantial burden on health care systems. Recent studies have shown that men with high body mass index (BMI) and central obesity, as denoted by ...

    Authors: Eshely Mampa, Mohamed Haffejee and Pascaline Fru

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:60

    Content type: Original Research

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  4. Most of the outcomes after radical cystectomy (RC) are directly associated with the type of urinary diversion. This study sets out to evaluate the outcomes of ileal conduit (IC) and transuretero-cutaneostomy (...

    Authors: Said Alfin Khalilullah, Untung Tranggono, Ahmad Zulfan Hendri and R. Danarto

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:59

    Content type: Original Research

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  5. Prostate disorders are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in men above the age of 40 years globally. Serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels may be used to screen men at risk of prostate ...

    Authors: Maxwell Okuja, Faith Ameda, Henry Dabanja, Felix Bongomin and Samuel Bugeza

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:58

    Content type: Original Research

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  6. To assess the learning curve in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) performed by a single surgeon who had a healthcare career as a surgical first assistant for 2 years in high-volume centers treating > 15...

    Authors: Sinan Çelen, Yusuf Özlülerden, Aslı Mete, Aykut Başer, Ömer Levent Tuncay and Ali Ersin Zümrütbaş

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:57

    Content type: Original Research

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  7. Renal cell carcinoma metastases to the spleen are rare. At the time of this report, only 20 cases of splenic metastases from RCC have been published in the literature. To our knowledge, our report is the first...

    Authors: S. A. Adebayo, A. A. Salami, A. O. Takure, O. A. Fasola, I. B. Ulasi, J. I. Nwadiokwu and O. B. Shittu

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:56

    Content type: Case Reports

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  8. Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) reduces the risk of HIV transmission. Task shifting of VMMCs to non-doctor health workers is recommended to enhance scale-up of VMMC programs. This study evaluated ou...

    Authors: Hope Kibansha Matumaini, Anthony Batte, Kennedy Otwombe, Emily Lebotsa and Sam Luboga

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:55

    Content type: Original Research

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  9. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided prostate biopsy has a higher sensitivity than the ultrasound-guided biopsy, but its realization requires a dedicated interventional MRI, specific material, which is not ...

    Authors: Modou Ndiaye, Mouhamed Jalloh, Madina Ndoye, Samba Thiapato Faye, Saint Charles Nabab Kouka, Ndiaga Seck Ndour, Mouhamadou Moustapha Mbodji, El Hadji Malick Diaw, Ibrahima Louis Mane, Issa Labou, Lamine Niang and Serigne Magueye Gueye

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:54

    Content type: Original Research

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  10. Testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is most frequently diagnosed in young males and its etiology remains poorly understood. Cases of newly diagnosed TGCT have been rising in the United States and incidence among...

    Authors: Farzana Cassim, Amy Pearlman, Ethan Matz, Ryan Terlecki, Andre van der Merwe, John Lazarus, Cecelia Lloyd and Bhavish Kowlessur

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:53

    Content type: Original Research

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  11. Bladder cancer is the 17th most common cancer in the female population. Most bladder cancers are of urothelial origin. Sarcomas of the bladder are very uncommon.

    Authors: Johannes Eduard Delport and Khanyisa Makamba

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:52

    Content type: Case Reports

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  12. Overactive bladder (OAB) is a health burden that needs an Arabic assessment tool. The idea is to validate the Arabic version of the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-overactive bladder (...

    Authors: Diaa-Eldin Taha, M. A. Elbaset, Abdelwahab Hashem, Hossam Nabeeh, Ali Ibrahim, Megan N. Pardoe and Ahmed S. Elhefnawy

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:51

    Content type: Original Research

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  13. The optimal surveillance method for recurrence of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) after intravesical BCG treatment is unknown. The aim of this study is to assess the difference between two surveilla...

    Authors: Nassib Abou Heidar, Muhieddine Saadeddine Labban, Alexandre Khalil Armache, Muhammad Ahmad Bulbul, Albert Elias El-Hajj, Raja Bahjat Khauli and Rami Wajih Nasr

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:49

    Content type: Original Research

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  14. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common disease which causes various health problems for elderly men such as urinary retention, recurring urinary tract infection and bladder stones. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Fatemeh Akbari, Mohammad Azadbakht, Kanu Megha, Ayat Dashti, Lale Vahedi, Ayob Barzegar Nejad, Zahra Mahdizadeh, Sahar Abdi Sarkami and Mohammad Sadati

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:48

    Content type: Original Research

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  15. Symptomatic ureteric stone during pregnancy can present a clinical challenge because of potential risks to both the mother and foetus. Ureteroscopy with laser and stone basket extraction represents an emerging...

    Authors: Aso Omer Rashid and Rezhin Yaseen Abdala

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:46

    Content type: Original Research

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  16. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor commonly occurs in bones and is equivalent to Ewing’s sarcoma. Very few cases have been reported in the literature and they had a very different presentation and very aggressive...

    Authors: R. Pandey, R. Batra, P. Dhaigude and D. Gupta

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:45

    Content type: Case Reports

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  17. Obstetric fistula (OF) complicated by urethral loss (UL) poses a challenge to both the fistula surgeon and obstetric fistula patient. The involvement of the urethra and urethral closure mechanism in OF is an i...

    Authors: Olatunji O. Lawal, Rukiyat Adeola Abdus-salam, Oluwasomidoyin O. Bello, Imran O. Morhason-Bello and Oladosu A. Ojengbede

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:44

    Content type: Original Research

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  18. Peer review system is the cornerstone of scientific publishing. The indented process is not as tedious as it has become, mainly due to the time delay, unavailability of expert reviewers, and the callous attitu...

    Authors: Mayank Agrawal and Suhani Suhani

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:41

    Content type: Short Communications

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  19. The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of urinary colonization in patients with the JJ stent and to define the predictive factors associated with this colonization.

    Authors: Amine Saouli, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdellatif Koutani and Ahmed Iben Attya Andaloussi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:40

    Content type: Original Research

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  20. Renal leiomyomas are exceptionally rare, benign, mesenchymal tumours originating from smooth muscle in the kidney. Historically, because of their small size, most renal leiomyoma cases were discovered incident...

    Authors: Sajal Gerdharee, Abrie van Wyk, Heidi van Deventer and Andre van der Merwe

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:39

    Content type: Case Reports

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  21. Varicocele presents as the most frequent cause of infertility in men. Most reports showed that varicocelectomy has a significant impact on male fertility and reproductive outcome. This study aims to evaluate t...

    Authors: Hai Thanh Phan, Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Du Vinh Nguyen, Hoai Anh Vu, Duc Anh Le and Nhu Hien Pham

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:38

    Content type: Original Research

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  22. The insertion of a double-J (DJ) stent is considered a routine and necessary urological procedure. It can cause lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Pharmacologic management is one of many trials that were don...

    Authors: Elsayed M. Salih, Ayman K. Koritenah, Muhamed Yehya and Mourad M. Mourad

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:37

    Content type: Original Research

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  23. People living with long-term indwelling urinary catheterization at home are increasing globally. Few studies on prevalence have been done globally and none in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study investigated the pr...

    Authors: Asteria L. M. Ndomba, Rose M. Laisser, Benson R. Kidenya, Thecla W. Kohi, Joseph R. Mwanga and Stephen E. Mshana

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:36

    Content type: Original Research

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  24. Treating renal stones in patients with a solitary functioning kidney is challenging. The present study was aimed to assess the competence and safety of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for the treatment of...

    Authors: Sarwar Noori Mahmood, Mohammed Hussein Babarasul, Saman Salih Fakhralddin and Hewa Mahmood Tawfeeq

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:35

    Content type: Original Research

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  25. The management of short anterior urethral stricture is challenging. Our study aims to evaluate the outcome of augmented anastomotic urethroplasty (AAU) for the management of men with ultra-short penile urethra...

    Authors: Abdel W. El-Kassaby, Mohammed Saber Khalaf and Ahmed M. Reyad

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:33

    Content type: Original Research

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  26. Being diagnosed with cancer, irrespective of type initiates a serious psychological concern. The increasing rate of detection of indolent prostate cancers is a source of worry to public health. Digital rectal ...

    Authors: Nelson C. Okpua, Simon I. Okekpa, Stanley Njaka and Augusta N. Emeh

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:32

    Content type: Review

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  27. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is persistent inability to achieve and maintain an erection for sufficient satisfactory intercourse. Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are defined as a constellation of storage, voi...

    Authors: Kenenna Obiatuegwu, Terkaa Atim, Sadiq Abu, Oseremen Aisuodionoe-Shadrach and Nuhu Dakum

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:31

    Content type: Original Research

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  28. The testicular epidermoid cyst is an exceptional benign tumor. The presumptive diagnosis is facilitated by the development of medical imaging (echo-Doppler, elastography, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, MRI). Th...

    Authors: Amine Saouli, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdellatif Koutani and Ahmed Iben Attya Andaloussi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:30

    Content type: Case Reports

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  29. Myelolipomas are mesenchymal tumors usually involving the adrenal gland. They are a rare entity with incidence ranging from 0.08 to 0.4% as per autopsy reports. Only 15% of these are in extra-adrenal locations...

    Authors: Aniket Agarwal and Kavita Vani

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:29

    Content type: Case Reports

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  30. Calcium oxalate is the most frequent urinary stone component; it exists in three different crystalline forms. In this case, the most common is the calcium oxalate monohydrate (whewellite). However, Morocco is ...

    Authors: R. El Habbani, A. Lahrichi, T. Sqalli Houssaini, R. Kachkoul, M. Mohim, B. A. Chouhani and A. Chaqroune

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:28

    Content type: Original Research

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  31. Benign prostate hyperplasia is one of the most common diseases in middle-aged or older men. Approximately 50% of men over 60 years old suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia. Giant prostatic hyperplasia is d...

    Authors: Erdinc Dincer, Osman Murat Ipek, Sukran Sarikaya Kayipmaz and Burcu Hanci

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:27

    Content type: Case Reports

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  32. Technology currently used for surgical endoscopy was developed and is manufactured in high-income economies. The cost of this equipment makes technology transfer to resource constrained environments difficult....

    Authors: J. M. Lazarus and M. Ncube

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:26

    Content type: Original Research

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  33. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors identified an error in an author’s name.

    Authors: Nabil N. Moohialdin, Ahmad Shamsodini, Steven K. Wilson, Osama Abdeljaleel, Ibrahim Alnadhari and Ausama Saadi Abdulmuhsin

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:25

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in African Journal of Urology 2020 26:82

  34. Different treatment options are available for the management of BPH. Our study aimed to compare the surgical outcomes of a holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) and a bipolar transurethral resectio...

    Authors: Mamdouh M. El-Hawy, Amr Eldakhakhny, Ahmed AbdEllatif, Emad A. Salem, Ahmed Ragab, Mostafa S. Elsharkawy, Mostafa M. Abdelghani, Luay Alshara, Mohamed G. Hasanein, Ahmed H. Ismail, Ebrahim M. Ismail, Mohamed A. Hassan and Ahmed I. Ali

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:24

    Content type: Original Research

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  35. Apart from viral sexually transmitted diseases, viral infections in urology are not common and likely to be underreported. Initially, COVID-19 was thought to be only affecting our practice indirectly through r...

    Authors: Elsayed Desouky

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:23

    Content type: Review

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  36. We know that SWL started on February 07, 1980, by Christian Chaussy with a wide range of indications. Complication rate has always remained very low and usually limited to minor side effects and complications....

    Authors: Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed El Taher, A. Reda, A. M. Abdel Latif and M. A. El Gammal

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:22

    Content type: Original Research

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  37. Uro-digestive fistulae are uncommon. They frequently manifest themselves with mild symptoms but can, in some cases, be life-threatening leading to septic shock and death. The diagnosis is facilitated by radiol...

    Authors: Hamza Dergamoun, Youssef Zaoui, David Amielh, Pascal Volpe and Amine El Kharroubi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:20

    Content type: Case Reports

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  38. This study aims to assess the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms, and to assess predictors of impaired quality of life among Egyptian adults complain of lower urinary tract symptoms.

    Authors: Isaac Samir Wasfy, Enayat Mohamed Soltan, Hassan A. Abdelwahab and Hend Mikhail Salama

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:19

    Content type: Original Research

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  39. Gunshot wounds of the external genitalia are rare. Rarer still are civilian self-inflicted gunshot wounds of the external genitalia. The protocol for the management of gunshot wounds of the penis especially wi...

    Authors: Anselm Okwudili Obi, Augustine Obasi Ulebe, Ugochukwu Uzodinmma Nnadozie, Charles Chidiebele Maduba, Chukwudi Ogonnaya Okorie and Obinna Nnabuife Anikwe

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:18

    Content type: Case Reports

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  40. With routine antenatal ultrasonography, fetal hydronephrosis is commonly diagnosed. This leads to early detection of postnatal uretero-pelvic junction obstruction which may require surgical intervention. But, ...

    Authors: Pradnya Suhas Bendre, Parag Janardhan Karkera and Monita Nanjappa

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:17

    Content type: Original Research

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  41. The aim of the study is to find the correlation between the prostate volume and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as measured by international prostate symptoms score and maximum urine flow rate ...

    Authors: Mudi Awaisu, Muhammed Ahmed, Ahmad Tijjani Lawal, Abdullahi Sudi, Musliu Adetola Tolani, Nasir Oyelowo, Muhammad Salihu Muhammad, Ahmad Bello and Hussaini Yusuf Maitama

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:16

    Content type: Original Research

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  42. The presence of an extra testis is referred to as polyorchidism and is a rare congenital anomaly. There are with less than 200 cases reported, globally. It carries with it, a risk of malignancy making astute d...

    Authors: Anita R. Gune and Rahul P. Gune

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:15

    Content type: Case Reports

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  43. Generalized glucocorticoid resistance syndrome has a tremendously heterogenous and very broad clinical spectrum. This syndrome is caused by loss of glucocorticoid receptor (GR) function due to mutation leading...

    Authors: Sonu Sharma, Vilas Sabale, Vikram Satav, Rakesh Rollands, Abhirudra Mulay, Sunil Mhaske and Deepak Mane

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:14

    Content type: Case Reports

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  44. To assess awareness of ionizing radiation safety measures among Egyptian Urology Trainees and Urologists and see the effect of radiation safety courses on the adoption of these measures.

    Authors: Mohamed Omar, Esam E. A. Desoky, Basheer Elmohamady, Alaa El-Shaer and Yasser A. Noureldin

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:13

    Content type: Original Research

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