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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  12. 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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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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