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  1. Mutation of the tumour suppressor genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 is thought to cause early development of prostate cancer which has poor prognosis. The purpose of this study was to determine the expression of BRCA1/2 a...

    Authors: Patrick T. Amsi, James J. Yahaya, Sam Kalungi and Michael Odida
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:71
  2. The stone composition has a great influence on the outcome of its treatment. There are several tests to predict the composition of stones preoperatively and stone analysis postoperatively. Herein, we want to e...

    Authors: Mohamed Gadelmoula, Ahmed M. Moeen, Ahmed Elderwy, Mohamed S. Abdel-Kader, Ayman Elqady, Hassan A. Aboul-Ella and Essam Osman
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:68
  3. Ureteric avulsion is a disastrous intraoperative complication that can happen to any urologist during a common endoscopic procedure like ureteroscopy. The aim of this study is to evaluate the various managemen...

    Authors: P. Ashwin Shekar, Gaurav Kochhar, Dinesh Reddy and Anuj Dumra
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:58
  4. Circumcision has been practiced since antiquity and is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures. The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy and safety of the two most common techniques: Fre...

    Authors: Babatunde K. Hamza, Muhammed Ahmed, Ahmad Bello, Tunde Talib Sholadoye, Musliu Adetola Tolani, Ahmad Tijjani Lawal, Muhammad Salihu Muhammad, Khalifah Ibrahim Abdulsalam, Nasir Oyelowo and Hussein Yusuf Maitama
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:66
  5. Cancer is the leading cause of death with 7.6 million deaths worldwide annually. About 19% of bladder cancer cases are attributed to environmental and occupational factors. The knowledge of any disease is very...

    Authors: Babatunde M. Duduyemi, Divine Lardey Agyemang, Ernest Adankwah, Hannah Nyarko and Derrick Andoh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:59
  6. Renal trauma occurs in up to 5% of all trauma cases and accounts for 24% of abdominal solid organ injuries. Renal trauma management has evolved over the past decades, and current management is transitioning to...

    Authors: Syarif, Achmad M. Palinrungi, Khoirul Kholis, Muhammad Asykar Palinrungi, Syakri Syahrir, Reinaldo Sunggiardi and Muhammad Faruk
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:61
  7. The presence of unilateral right-sided varicocele hints at a serious retroperitoneal disease such as renal cell neoplasm. Such tumors are usually associated with a thrombus in renal vein or spermatic vein. We ...

    Authors: Priyabrata Adhikari, Siddalingeshwar I. Neeli and Shyam Mohan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:63
  8. Urolithiasis in pregnancy is a major health concern and is one of the most common causes for non-obstetrical abdominal pain and subsequent hospital admission during pregnancy. The incidence of urinary calculi ...

    Authors: Avinash P. S. Thakur, Vivek Sharma, Vasantharaja Ramasamy, Arpan Choudhary, Prashant Patel, Sangeeta Singh and Subeesh Parol
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:60
  9. Association of the ureterocele and proximal ureteral valve is a rare congenital anomaly which can lead to quick detoriation of renal function due to double obstruction. Though ureteral valves have been associa...

    Authors: Anuj Dumra, P. Ashwin Shekar and Hardik Patel
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:67
  10. Despite improvements in surgical techniques of renal transplantation, still surgical complications remain a big challenge that might affect the post-transplant recipient and graft outcome. The aim of the curre...

    Authors: Mohamed Sharafeldeen, Omar Elgebaly, Tamer Abou Youssif, Ahmed Fahmy, Mohamed Elsaqa and Mohamed Said Abdelsalam
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:62
  11. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in men. Evaluating knowledge, practice and attitudes towards the condition is important to identify key areas where interventions can be instituted.

    Authors: Sakala Gift, Kasongo Nancy and Mwanakasale Victor
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:70
  12. Major obstetric hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. In rare cases, life-threatening hematuria in pregnant women may result from invasion of the bladder by the placenta. We pres...

    Authors: Nikhar Jain, Sujata Patwardhan, Hitesh Jain and Bhushan Patil
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:57
  13. Varicocele is an abnormal dilation and tortuosity of the internal spermatic veins within the pampiniform plexus of the spermatic cord. Varicocele is associated with progressive testicular damage and infertilit...

    Authors: Avinash P. S. Thakur, Darsan Sadasivan, Vivek Sharma, Vasantharaja Ramasamy, Subeesh Parol, Sangeeta Singh and Jatin Soni
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:56
  14. Biopsy-related inflammatory edema, urethral blood clots and sphincteric spasm could lead to post-biopsy voiding dysfunction. This study examines the impact of trans-rectal prostate biopsy on the voiding functi...

    Authors: Musliu Adetola Tolani, Muhammed Ahmed, Lovely Fidelis, Mudi Awaisu, Abdullahi Sudi, Oyelowo Nasir, Ahmad Tijjani Lawal, Ahmad Bello and Hussaini Yusuf Maitama
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:54
  15. Successful outcome of a urinary fistula repair involves a successful closure of the fistula without residual incontinence. However, a few women have post-repair stress urinary incontinence despite closure of t...

    Authors: Olatunji Okikiola Lawal, Sadiya Nasir, Oluwasomidoyin Olukemi Bello, Rukiyat Adeola Abdus-salam, Imran Oludare Morhason-Bello, A. M. El-ladan and Oladosu Akanbi Ojengbede
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:52
  16. Urinary tract infection (UTI) accounts for about half of all post- kidney transplant infections. There is conflicting data regarding vitamin C and UTI prevention. So far, its efficacy has not been studied in r...

    Authors: Mina Borran, Simin Dashti-Khavidaki, Azam Alamdari, Neda Naderi and Seyed Mansour Gatmiri
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:37
  17. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a common finding in pediatric age group. Here in we explored the possible risk factors that affect the rate of resolution in patients with primary unilateral VUR under conservati...

    Authors: Osama Sarhan, Ahmed El Helaly, Abdulhakim Al Otay, Mustafa Al Ghanbar, Ziad Nakshabandi and Fouad Al Kawai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:49
  18. Isolated genital elephantiasis outside filariasis endemic tropical and subtropical regions is rare and presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Serologic and radiographic investigation must be undertak...

    Authors: Youssef Kharbach, Zakaria Bakali Issaoui, Youssef Retal and Abdelhak Khallouk
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:36
  19. It was difficult to compare the outcome of partial nephrectomy among different studies due to the absence of standardized description of different renal masses. This problem led to the development of nephromet...

    Authors: Mohammed Salah, Mohammed S. ElSheemy, Waleed Ghoneima, Mahmoud Abd El Hamid, Ayman Kassem, Ahmed Abdallah Ashmawy, Ismail R. Saad, Ashraf A. Mosharafa, Hosni Khairy Salem, Hesham Badawy and Ahmed Salem
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:45
  20. Penile curvature in men with Peyronie’s disease (PD)—caused by tunica anchoring plaques with loss of focal fiber elasticity—theoretically increases the risk of penile fracture during sexual activity. Penile fr...

    Authors: Nur Hidayatullah, Khoirul Kholis, Muhammad Asykar Palinrungi, Syakri Syahrir, Syarif Syarif and Muhammad Faruk
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:43
  21. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a common malignant tumor of the urinary system. The etiology of RCC is a complex interaction between environmental and multigenetic factors. Genome-wide association studies have i...

    Authors: F. Z. Bensouilah, Dj. Chellat-Rezgoune, M. A. Garcia-Gonzalez, N. Carrera, N. Abadi, A. Dahdouh and D. Satta
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:48
  22. The purpose of the current study was to prospectively compare mini-PNL and RIRS for development of acute kidney injury (AKI), success, and complication rates in a cohort of patients with kidney stones less tha...

    Authors: Metin Yığman, Semih Tangal, Tuba Candar and Mehmet İlker Gökçe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:42
  23. Broken basket during retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) is a known complication. The literature regarding this common complication is limited. We report a case of broken basket and explain the technique by w...

    Authors: Vigneswara Srinivasan Venkatachalapathy Sockkalingam, Datson George Palathullil, Vijay Radhakrishnan and George Abraham Palathullil
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:31
  24. In developing countries, it is not unusual for patients with undescended testes (UDT) to present in adulthood and the late detection of UDT can be problematic. The limited contribution to fertility and increas...

    Authors: J. T. Viljoen, A. Zarrabi and A. Van der Merwe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:40
  25. The cause of pyeloplasty failure remains unclear; therefore, increasing interest has been directed to identify the reason for dissatisfactory surgical results. Some studies attempted to investigate the role of...

    Authors: Ahmed Sebaey, Hammouda Sherif, Mohamed Abdelrahman, Ali Elshazli, Tagreed Abdelsamee and Tarek Gharib
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:47
  26. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the world, and its etiology involves the interaction of genetic and environmental factors. Interindividual differences observed in the metabolism of xenobiotics may...

    Authors: Somia Medjani, Djalila Chellat-Rezgoune, Taher Kezai, Mohammed Chidekh, Noureddine Abadi and Dalila Satta
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:44
  27. The prevalence of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) varies among individuals from different races or ethnic groups. South-Kivu province (DR Congo) has several morphologically different ethnic groups. Our aim w...

    Authors: L. E. Mubenga, M. P. Hermans, D. Chimanuka, L. Muhindo, E. Bwenge and B. Tombal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:32
  28. Surgery for clitoral reduction has been practised for over half a century. The aim of clitoral surgery is to achieve normal clitoral morphology without compromising sexual function. To achieve these purposes, ...

    Authors: Waleed Dawood, Dina Abdallah, Ashraf Soliman, Doaa Khater, Shaymaa Elsayed, Magdy Omar and Haytham Badawy
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:39
  29. Circumcision is a common procedure in most parts of sub-Saharan Africa with an estimated prevalence of 95% in Ghana. It has been documented that most circumcision related injuries in Ghana occur after circumci...

    Authors: Patrick Opoku Manu Maison, Ikili Yahaya, Samuel Mensah, Cosmos Apraku and Elizabeth Egyir
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:33
  30. Prostate biopsy is a painful procedure. However, over the years, varied opinions exist among urologists about the methods of achieving optimal pain relief for the procedure. The purpose of this study was to co...

    Authors: Musliu Adetola Tolani, Muhammed Ahmed, Ahmad Tijjani Lawal, Lovely Fidelis, Abdullahi Sudi, Babatunde Kolapo Hamza, Mudi Awaisu, Oyelowo Nasir, Ahmad Bello and Hussaini Yusuf Maitama
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:26
  31. End-stage renal disease and loin pain are prevalent nephrourological topics with unfavorable reputations among populations. We aimed to present our center’s experience with the cases of phobia of renal failure...

    Authors: Rabea Ahmed Gadelkareem, Nashwa Mostafa Azoz, Ahmed Reda, Ahmed Abdelhamid Shahat, Mohamed Farouk Abdelhafez, Amr Abou Faddan, Mahmoud Farouk, Mohamed Fawzy, Mahmoud Mohammed Osman and Mohammed Abdallah Elgammal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:35
  32. Cancer of the prostate (CaP) is the most frequently diagnosed non-cutaneous malignancy worldwide, and it is the second leading cause of death from cancer in men. In the developing world, majority of patients w...

    Authors: Olufemi Olayide Ojewuyi, Stephen Odunayo Ikuerowo, Emmanuel Ajibola Jeje, Oladipo Adeboluji Adewole, Abimbola Ayodeji Abolarinwa and Olufunmilade Akinfolarin Omisanjo
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:27
  33. The study was carried out to determine the trend of referrals with testicular torsion; the pre-surgery duration of symptoms; the rate of orchidectomy; as well as the seasonality and the age-related laterality ...

    Authors: Alain Mwamba Mukendi, Deirdre Kruger and Mohamed Haffejee
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:34
  34. Cytomegalovirus-related infections are commonly seen in immunocompromised patients. However, haemorrhagic cystitis is an exceptionally rare associated manifestation. We present an unusual case of cytomegalovir...

    Authors: Winston P. R. Padayachee, Sanjay Sadhwani, Sean W. Doherty, Alain Mwamba Mukendi, Eunice Van den Berg and Adam R. Botha
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:30
  35. Urolithiasis is considered one of the most common diseases in urological practice. Its prevalence is about 1% to 15% with 30 years old as the peak age of incidence. Medical expulsive therapy (MET) has been use...

    Authors: Mohamed Samir, Hossam Elawady and Mohamed Hasan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:29
  36. Comparison between the clinical outcomes of mid-urethral sling procedure for stress incontinence with and without repair of asymptomatic stage II cystocele is made.

    Authors: Ahmed Yehia Abdel Aziz, Sarah Hassan, Samer Morsy, Hussein Aly Hussein, Dalia Abdel Azim and Mohamed Salah Abdel Azim
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:38
  37. The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility of multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) in detection, localization and local staging of prostate cancer (Pca).

    Authors: Abul-fotouh Ahmed, Hesham El-Helaly, Sayed Elawady, Tarek Elzayat, Gamal Abdelhamid, Mohammed M. Agha and Ahmed Fahim
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:25
  38. Uroterocele causes atony and stagnation in the ureter, thus predisposing the patient to stone formation. Multiple calculi in uroteroceles are common in adults but very rare in children.

    Authors: Zafer Turkyilmaz, Suleyman Yesil, Ramazan Karabulut, Fazli Polat, Kivanc Seref, Hayrunnisa Oral and Kaan Sonmez
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:20
  39. Although pathological factors remain the main determinate of survival for patients with bladder cancer, quality of surgical care is crucial for satisfactory outcomes. Using a validated quality score, we invest...

    Authors: Youssef Ahmed, Ahmed A. Hussein, Paul R. May, Basel Ahmad, Amir Khan, John Benkowski, Ayesha Durrani, Saira Khan, Justen Kozlowski, Matthias Saar, Carl J. Wijburg, Lee Richstone, Andrew Wagner, Bertram Yuh, Joan Palou Redorta, Prokar Dasgupta…
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:22
  40. Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy bridges the gap between open and endourologic procedures as it is minimally invasive and overcomes a few of the disadvantages of open ureterolithotomy. We report a case of a solit...

    Authors: Sheshang U. Kamath, Deepak Kaddu, Bhushan Patil and Sujata K. Patwardhan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:18

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