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  1. Infection after the penile prosthesis can be devastating to both the patient and surgeon with various complications and consequences. After introduction of antibiotic-coated implants, the rate of infection has...

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

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:82

    Content type: Case Reports

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  2. Holmium laser has been used primarily for lithotripsy, and on soft tissue and tumor. Its effect on wood has never been described in the literature. Here-in case we were able to successfully laser intravesical ...

    Authors: Peter O. Afolayan, E. H. Abdel Goad, Avikar Singh and Shaun Pillay

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:80

    Content type: Case Reports

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  3. This University Medical School offers a 6-year MBBCh programme, of which the fifth year consists of seven blocks of 6 weeks each of which 2 weeks are mixed rotations in specialities such as ophthalmology, ear–...

    Authors: Alain Kabongo Tshiala, Mohamed Haffejee and Marietha Nel

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:81

    Content type: Original Research

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  4. The standard surgical treatment of localized prostate cancer (PCa) has been rapidly changed along the last two decades from open to laparoscopic and finally robot-assisted techniques. Herein, we compare the th...

    Authors: Amr A. Faddan, Mahmoud M. Shalaby, Mohamed Gadelmoula, Younis Alshamsi, Daniar K. Osmonov, Nasreldin Mohammed, Adel Kurkar, Atif M. Abdel Latif, Paolo Fornara and Klaus P. Jünemann

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:73

    Content type: Original Research

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  5. It is well known that urinary calculi are associated with urinary tract infections. Post-operative sepsis is one of the major complications after various endourological procedures for stone surgeries. These ep...

    Authors: Abhimanyu Gupta, Nachiket Vyas, Govind Sharma, Shivam Priyadarshi, Deepak Maghnani and Prafulla Kumar Swain

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:78

    Content type: Original Research

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  6. Staghorn stones are difficult to manage with a risk of significant renal impairment and urosepsis. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is the first-line treatment for staghorn stones. Often, multiple access tracts ar...

    Authors: Aso Omer Rashid, Sarwar Noori Mahmood, Aram Karim Amin, Rawa Bapir and Noor Buchholz

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:74

    Content type: Original Research

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  7. COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed healthcare systems and limited access to surgical care. Urolithiasis can lead to emergencies and affect renal function during long-term follow-up. Therefore, timely and approp...

    Authors: Ali Abdel Raheem, Ibrahim Alowidah, Mohamed Soliman, Mefarrih Haresy, Ali Almozeni, Sultan Althagafi, Mohamed Almousa and Mohamed Alturki

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:75

    Content type: Review

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  8. Crossed fused renal ectopia is a rare congenital anomaly where both the kidneys are fused and situated on one side and drain bilaterally into the urinary bladder. Rarely crossed fused ectopia can present with ...

    Authors: Ghanshyam Kumawat, Mohit Singla, Nishkarsh Mehta, Prashant Gupta and SS Yadav

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:76

    Content type: Case Reports

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  9. Leiomyomas are benign smooth muscle tumours predominantly found in the uterus. Rarely, they may be located in the ovaries, scrotum, bladder, lungs, vascular structures and spermatic cord.

    Authors: P. A. Egharevba, O. Omoseebi, A. I. Okunlola and O. A. Omisanjo

    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:72

    Content type: Case Reports

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  10. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  12. 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

    Content type: Review

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  13. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Case Reports

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  17. 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

    Content type: Review

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  18. 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

    Content type: Case Reports

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  19. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Case Reports

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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Case Reports

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  28. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Case Reports

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  30. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Case Reports

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  33. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  36. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  38. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Original Research

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