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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST) is a rare malignant soft tissue neoplasm of ectomesenchymal origin. They usually arise from a major or minor peripheral nerve branch or its sheath and also from...

    Authors: Mustapha A. Ajani, Babatope L. Awosusi and Ifeanyichukwu D. Nwanji

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:104

    Content type: Case Reports

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  29. 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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  30. Our prospective study aims to assess if penile parameters and GMS score can predict the postoperative outcome of patients with hypospadias repaired with the TIP technique.

    Authors: Ahmed Shoukry, Ahmed Abbas, Mohamed Abdelwahab, Waleed Ghoneima, Ahmed Shouman, Mohamed El Ghoneimy, Hani Morsi, Hesham Badawy, Mohamed Eissa and Waseem Aboulela

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:102

    Content type: Original Research

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  31. Male sex reversal syndrome is a rare genetic cause of male infertility with an overall incidence of 1/20,000–1/100,000 males. There is mismatching between the genetic make-up and the apparent clinical features...

    Authors: Mohamed Ahmed Abd El Salam, Noha Hassan Ibrahim and Nehad Nabil Eskarous

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:101

    Content type: Case Reports

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  32. Testicular torsion is a urological emergency and needs urgent intervention to prevent testicular loss and impaired future fertility. It is commonly seen in the neonatal and adolescent age groups. Testicular to...

    Authors: Uzodimma Ejike Onwuasoanya

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:100

    Content type: Case Reports

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  33. Urolithiasis is increasingly diagnosed worldwide. Stone analysis is an important part in the assessment of patients with urolithiasis. However, in sub-Saharan Africa, data on the composition of urinary stones ...

    Authors: Pablo Kuntima Diasiama Diangienda, Dieudonné Molamba Moningo, Jean-Robert Rissasy Makulo, Ernest Kiswaya Sumaili, Eric Musalu Mafuta, Alain Ngoma Mayindu, Augustin M. L. Punga-Maole, Jean-Philippe Haymann and Michel Daudon

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:99

    Content type: Original Research

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  34. Penile Mondor’s disease (PMD) is thrombophlebitis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis. Following the occurrence of thrombotic events in the affected veins, the lumen often becomes occluded with fibrin ...

    Authors: Murat Tuğrul Eren, Hakan Özveri and Hilal Kurtoğlu

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:97

    Content type: Case Reports

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  35. In this study, we aimed to determine which patients will benefit most from TMT treatment, and to evaluate the factors affecting relapse, survival and response to treatment separately.

    Authors: Mehmet Solakhan, Necla Benlier, Zeliha Yıldırım, Ali Ihsan Seran, Vildan Kaya and Mustafa Yıldırım

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:95

    Content type: Original Research

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  36. We aim to evaluate isoamyl 2-cyanoacrylate as an intervening layer in the surgical repair of the urethra-cutaneous fistula (UCF) after hypospadias in comparison with the classic surgical repair technique.

    Authors: A. M. Tawfeek, Andrew Makeen Mohareb, Ahmed Higazy, Ahmed Farouk, Karim Omar Elsaeed, Ahmed Tawfick and Ahmed Radwan

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:94

    Content type: Original Research

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  37. The Democratic Republic of Congo has been a country of intensive mining activities for centuries, but the data on the presence of heavy metals in stones are lacking. This study aimed to identify different heav...

    Authors: Pablo Kuntima Diasiama Diangienda, Dieudonné Molamba Moningo, Alain Ngoma Mayindu, Jean-Philippe Haymann and Michel Daudon

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:93

    Content type: Original Research

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  38. ESWL is still considered as the first favorable therapeutic option for urinary stone disease with acceptable effectivity. However, factors associated with favorable outcome have not been widely studied in pedi...

    Authors: Adistra Imam Satjakoesoemah, Fekhaza Alfarissi, Irfan Wahyudi, Arry Rodjani and Nur Rasyid

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:92

    Content type: Original Research

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  39. Uroliths are stones formed in the urinary tract. Analysis of stones helps to identify risk factors for their development and prevention of recurrence. Standard stone analysis using modern technology is not rou...

    Authors: Celsus Ukelina Undie, Ewomazino Ibanga Nnana and Kalenebari Raymond Torporo

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:91

    Content type: Original Research

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  40. The role of glycemic control in predicting implant infection and other surgical complications is debatable. This study aimed to assess the potential correlation between fasting blood sugar (FBS) levels prior t...

    Authors: Mohamad Haobus, Raed Almannie, Mohammed Aziz, Mohammed Farag, David Ralph, John Mulhall and Saleh Binsaleh

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:90

    Content type: Original Research

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  41. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection occurs through binding and internalization of the viral spike protein to the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor on the host c...

    Authors: Sammy Al-Benna

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:89

    Content type: Original Research

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  42. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is a more recent procedure for the management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia compared to open prostatectomy or Transurethral Resection of the Prostate. HoLEP ...

    Authors: Celsus Ukelina Undie, Ewomazino Ibanga Nnana and Kalenebari Raymond Torporo

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:88

    Content type: Original Research

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  43. Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy is a potentially painful procedure, due to the insertion of the TRUS probe in the anus and multiple passes of the biopsy needle through the rectum and prost...

    Authors: Oluwatobi Ayodeji Fasola, Augustine Oghenewyin Takure and Olayiwola B. Shittu

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:85

    Content type: Original Research

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  44. Although involvement of the urinary system is not uncommon, endometriosis in the kidneys is rare. To date, laparoscopic partial nephrectomy has been the preferred approach for managing renal endometriosis. Her...

    Authors: Abbas Basiri, Iman Ghanaat and Hamidreza Akbari Gilani

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:84

    Content type: Case Reports

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