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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Hydatid disease is an infectious disease that affects several organs. Isolated renal involvement is very rare. The treatment for renal hydatid cyst ranges from minimally invasive percutaneous aspiration techni...

    Authors: Ankit Misra, Swarnendu Mandal, Manoj Das, Pritinanda Mishra, Suvradeep Mitra and Prasant Nayak

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:83

    Content type: Case Reports

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  24. Purple urine bag syndrome (PUBS) is a complication of bacterial colonisation of bladder catheters in which urine turns purple in the tubing, as well as in the catheter bag. This rare phenomenon can be very wor...

    Authors: Othmane Mohib, Thomas Roland, Margot Fontaine, France Laurent and Camelia Rossi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:81

    Content type: Case Reports

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  25. Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare tumor that develops from the wall of the IVC and can be confused with many other retroperitoneal tumors. We report the observation of a man with leiomyo...

    Authors: Abdoulazizi Bilgo, Amine Saouli, Ilyass Zerda, Fouad Zouaidia, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdellatif Koutani and Ahmed Iben Attya Andalousi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:80

    Content type: Case Reports

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  26. Basal cell carcinoma of the prostate is a relatively rare entity. Their evolution is characterized by the frequency of local and/or distant relapses. Due to their rarity, the treatment is not consensual in the...

    Authors: S. Ridai, C. Moustakbal, A. Lachgar, H. Jouhadi, A. Benider, M. Regragui and F. Marnissi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:79

    Content type: Case Reports

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  27. Leiomyoma is a benign fibromuscular neoplasm originating from smooth muscle cells. Paraurethral leiomyoma is an extremely rare, benign, hormone-dependent growth from the mesenchymal cells in paraurethral space...

    Authors: Farhat Mazhari, Roopam Singh, Kirti Anima Kerketta, Nilay Pathak and Neha Singh

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:78

    Content type: Case Reports

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  28. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the scrotum was the first malignancy known to be associated with exposure to an occupational carcinogen—in this case, soot trapped in the breeches of chimney sweeps. Better civ...

    Authors: Jeff John, Ken Kesner and John Lazarus

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:76

    Content type: Case Reports

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  29. The hydatid disease is a parasitic infestation caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus. The renal location of this infectious disease is uncommon compared to hepatic or pulmonary ones. Most patie...

    Authors: Moez Hamdani, Ahlem Bdioui, Oussama Belkacem, Nizar Jelidi, Atika Baccouche, Wiem Majdoub and Sihem Hmissa Belhaj Salah

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:75

    Content type: Case Reports

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  30. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is an autosomal dominant disease characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation and hamartomatous polyps in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). There have also been cases of extra GIT polyps ...

    Authors: Jai Kumar, Mohammad Irfaan Albeerdy, Nadeem Ahmed Shaikh and Abdul Hafeez Qureshi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:74

    Content type: Case Reports

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  31. Hypospadias surgery is technically demanding and is often encountered with complications like fistula and glanular dehiscence. To prevent these complications we have instituted Buck’s fascia repair (BFR) with ...

    Authors: Mir Fahiem-Ul-Hassan, Vinay Jadhav, Narendrababu Munianjanappa, Murali Saroja and Ramesh Santhanakrishnan

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:73

    Content type: Original Research

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  32. Cancer of the prostate (CaP) is a public health problem that affects the male genitourinary system causing a significant threat to men’s quality of life (QoL). Experiencing financial constraints and poor illne...

    Authors: Elizabeth O. Akin-Odanye, Chidiebere N. Ogo, Faoziyat A. Sulaiman, Lawal Suleiman, Motolani E. Ogunsanya and Folakemi T. Odedina

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:72

    Content type: Original Research

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  33. The aim of this study was to analyze the feasibility and the safety of laparoscopic nephrectomy in the treatment of pathologies of the upper urinary tract through the experience of the Urology B department.

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

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:70

    Content type: Original Research

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  34. The early detection of bone metastases is very important in prostate cancer follow-up. This study aimed to compare conventional tumor markers, namely free prostate-specific antigen (free PSA), total prostate-s...

    Authors: Semra Ozdemir, Ahmet Reşit Ersay, Fulya Koc Ozturk and Beril Su Ozdemir

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:69

    Content type: Original Research

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  35. Ureteral inguinoscrotal hernias (UISH) are rare, associated in some cases with congenital abnormalities of the urinary tract. Their presentation is commonly asymptomatic, and diagnosis is mostly incidental.

    Authors: Juan Camilo Álvarez Restrepo, Susan Julieth Moreno Diaz, Sthepani Gómez Castro, Carlos Andres Riveros, Daniel Salazar Radi and Jhonny Bustos Calvo

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:68

    Content type: Case Reports

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  36. Fournier’s gangrene and trauma to the external genitalia are the commonest causes of peno-scrotal wound defects in our environment. The management of these patients includes initial resuscitation and subsequen...

    Authors: Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad, Ngwobia Peter Agwu, Abdullahi Abduwahab-Ahmed, Ahmed Mohammed Umar, Muhammad Ujudud Musa, Babagana Mustapha Abubakar, Jacob Ndas Lgbo and Ismaila Arzika Mungadi

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:67

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  37. To review retrospectively the outcomes of management of Fournier’s gangrene (FG) and to assess for possible seasonal variations in clinical presentations of FG to a referral hospital in a tropical African coun...

    Authors: Ikenna I. Nnabugwu, Okechukwu O. Onumaegbu and Louis T. Okolie

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:66

    Content type: Original Research

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  38. Obesity has been considered as a risk factor influencing operative difficulty. It was reported that body mass index (BMI; kg/m2) did not always properly reflect the degree of a patient’s visceral fat. The purpose...

    Authors: Tateki Yoshino, Shota Oshima, Tomoyuki Sugitani, Yusuke Kobayashi, Kazuo Kawakami, Koji Kodama, Hideyuki Onuma, Hiroaki Yasumoto, Hiroaki Shiina and Yasuhisa Hasegawa

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:65

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  39. Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by benign hamartomas in multiple organs of the body. Renal angiomyolipomas (AML) are commonly associated with TSC. They are mostly asym...

    Authors: Bushra Jawaid, Abdul Hafeez Qureshi, Nadeem Ahmed and Nousheen Yaqoob

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:64

    Content type: Case Reports

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  40. 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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  41. 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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