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  1. The discovery of alpha-adrenergic receptors in the ureteral smooth muscle cells led to a thorough investigation of the therapeutic potential of alpha-blockers for ureteral calculi. Tamsulosin is a selective bl...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. Shalaby, Mahmoud A. Eldardery, Ahmad A. Elderwy and Mohamed A. Abdelaziz
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:54
  2. Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is a common childhood condition characterized by recurrent bedwetting in children with normal bladder control over 5 years old. The pathogenesis of this condition is unknown, but it is ...

    Authors: Mahbubeh Isfahani, Parsa Yousefichaijan, Roham Sarmadian, Bahman Salehi and Danial Habibi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:53
  3. Pseudoaneurysm (PA) of pudendal artery’s distal branches is an extremely rare clinical scenario. We report a case of life-threatening urethrorrhagia due to PA of the internal pudendal artery (IPA).

    Authors: Diaa-Eldin Taha, Albara Hariri, Salem Bahdilh, Mohamed Ouhlous, Ibrahim Alowidah and Ali Abdel Raheem
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:52
  4. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the use of CCBs are common in older persons, and are also associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This review summarised and synthesised relevant information...

    Authors: Chinonyerem O. Iheanacho, Chikezie N. Okwesilieze and Abiodun K. Eyong
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:51
  5. Persistent Mϋllerian duct syndrome is a rare condition marked by the presence of Mϋllerian duct derivatives (uterus and fallopian tubes) in males who are seemingly (phenotypically and karyotypically) normal. D...

    Authors: Mahesh Joshi, Ramdayal Sahu, Prama Dubey and Abhishek Barala
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:50
  6. Pandemic-induced feelings of fear and worry are all psychological implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of this study was to see how the COVID-19 pandemic affected male Sexual Health and to look for ...

    Authors: Diaa-Eldin Taha, Ali Ibrahim, Samer El-Halwagy, M. A. Elbaset, Rawdy Ashour, Hossam Nabeeh and Ibrahem Ismail Samaha
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:49
  7. Among adult malignant tumors, renal cell carcinoma accounts for 2–3% and has the worst prognosis among common urologic tumors. Recently, an eosinophilic, solid and cystic (ESC) renal cell carcinoma (RCC) histo...

    Authors: Niramya Jagdish Pathak, Abhishek Gajendra Singh, Pavan Surwase Jain, Shailesh Mahendra Soni, Arvind Prakash Ganpule, Ravindra Bhalchandra Sabnis and Mahesh Ramanlal Desai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:48
  8. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (Holep) is a safe, effective, and prostate size-independent procedure for benign prostatic hyperplasia treatment (BPH). Holep has demonstrated comparable long-term out...

    Authors: Roland B. Banga-Mouss, Raphaël Briffaux, Joseph Junior Damba, Thomas Charles, Alexis Puichaud, Humphrey Robin, Edwin Angermann, Christophe Pires, Anani W. Severin Odzebe and Charlie Ouaki
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:47
  9.  Urinary tract infections (UTI) are among the most frequent pathologies worldwide. Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) is the leading etiological agent; however, depending on the patient's characteristics, the ...

    Authors: Edwin Barrios-Villa, Pablo Mendez-Pfeiffer, Dora Valencia, Liliana Caporal-Hernandez and Manuel G. Ballesteros-Monrreal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:46
  10. Bladder cancer (BC) is the tenth most common cancer worldwide with urothelial carcinoma (UC) being the main histologic subtype. Survivin is an apoptosis inhibitor that is associated with tumor proliferation an...

    Authors: Noha Said Helal, Zeinab Omran and Mona Moussa
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:45
  11. Alpha-blockers prescribed as medical expulsion therapy (MET) have replaced minimally invasive procedures as the primary line of treatment for minor ureteric stones. This study aims to investigate the efficacy ...

    Authors: Shreyas K, Ananthesh L, Varshini Sathish, Ujwala Achar M, Bharath Raj K C and Narendra Pai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:43
  12. Urethral duplication (UD) is reportedly rare. It is rarer in females. Knowledge on this anomaly comes from isolated report of cases. The aim of this review is to summarize information available on this anomaly...

    Authors: Ikenna I. Nnabugwu, Wilson C. Onoh, Francis I. Ukekwe, Ekeoma O. Nwosu, Chukwunonso A. Iwenofu, Ikenna N. Anakebe, Chinwe A. Nnabugwu and Augustine C. Onuh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:42
  13. Lymph node metastasis is one of the major factors that decide the prognosis of renal cell carcinoma. Presently, lymphadenectomy is only accepted as the most precise and dependable staging method to detect lymp...

    Authors: Ashish Ghanghoria, Sasanka Kumar Barua, T. P. Rajeev, Puskal Kumar Bagchi, Debanga Sarma, Mandeep Phukan and Vivek Sharma
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:41
  14. While genitourinary tuberculosis is a common form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, cold abscess of the epididymis is rare with our literature search finding no reports from the West African subregion. Where th...

    Authors: Celsus Ukelina Undie, Paul Jibrin, Ewomazino Ibanga Nnana and Kalenebari Raymond Torporo
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:39
  15. Granular cell tumors (GCTs) also called Abrikossoff's tumor are rare tumors of often benign neurogenic origin, mainly located in the craniocervical region, rarely found in the external genitals. We report in t...

    Authors: Ilyass Zerda, Amine Saouli, Abdoulazizi Bilgo, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdellatif Koutani and Ahmed Iben Attya Andaloussi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:38
  16. Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET) are highly aggressive tumors belonging to the Ewing’s sarcoma family. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor is a group of bone and soft tissue tumor arising from neuroectoderm...

    Authors: Ankitkumar Sharma, N. Kuppurajan, M. Anandan, Devdas Madhavan and Barani Kumar P. B
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:37
  17. Spongioplasty alone or in combination with local tissue flaps can be used as a second layer for the prevention of complications of tubularised incised plate urethroplasty (TIPU) of hypospadias repair. It can b...

    Authors: Mudit Maheshwari, Venkat Arjun Gite, Mayank Agrawal, Prakash Sankapal, Vivek Shaw, Shashank Sharma and Sabby Dias
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:35
  18. Bilateral single system ectopic ureter is a rare congenital anomaly, but bilateral ureteral ectopia with duplex collecting system with bladder hypoplasia is even rarer. Urinary incontinence in such cases is de...

    Authors: Swapnil Singh Kushwaha, Sidhartha Kalra, Dorairajan L. N., Manikandan R., Sreerag K. S. and Mujahid Ali
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:34
  19. A neglected ureteric stent with encrustations is an uneasy problem for the patient and treating urologist. We report a rare case of single urinary system retained dual ureteric stents that was complicated by e...

    Authors: Fouad Zanaty, Abdelrahman Elkholy and Ahmed Gamal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:33
  20. The etiology of bladder cancer is not yet well known. In this study, we want to evaluate the effect of polymorphisms of genes that have an epigenetic effect (MTHFR, DNMT3A/B) on the susceptibility to develop blad...

    Authors: Zohra Touala-Chaila, Rym-Khadidja Abderrahmane, Khedidja Benseddik and Djebaria Naima Meroufel
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:32
  21. The main epigenetic event occurring during the bladder carcinogenesis process is DNA methylation, affecting genes involved in various metabolic pathways and cell regulation. The use of biological fluids such a...

    Authors: Meryem El azzouzi, Hajar El ahanidi, Chaimae Hafidi Alaoui, Imane Chaoui, Laila Benbacer, Mohamed Tetou, Ilias Hassan, Mounia Bensaid, Mohamed Oukabli, Ahmed Ameur, Abderrahmane Al bouzidi, Mohammed El mzibri and Mohammed Attaleb
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:31
  22. We aimed to determine whether different urination positions had significant impact on the parameters of uroflowmetry performed by healthy individuals and children with voiding dysfunction.

    Authors: Anar İbrahimov, Mete Özkıdık, Aykut Akıncı, Perviz Hajiyev and Berk Burgu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:30
  23. Primary urethral cancer in males is rare. Clear cell adenocarcinoma is more rare. We report a case in an African male suspected to have a urethral stricture.

    Authors: Sikiru A. Adebayo, Ijeoma N. C. Chibuzo, Augustine O. Takure, Marcus O. Ifeh, Adewunmi O. Adeoye, Sebastian A. Omenai and Olayiwola B. Shittu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:29
  24. Dyslipidemia is directly related to morbidity and mortality in elderly prostate carcinoma patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) on the lipid prof...

    Authors: Niraj Kumar, Vibha Vasudeva, Siddharth Yadav, Vishnu Prasad and Samarth Patel
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:27
  25. Urethral prolapse is a rare disease, mainly occurring in African prepubertal girls. Its etiology remains unclear; however, some risk factors have been reported. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment ...

    Authors: Ndeye Fatou Seck, Ndeye Aby Ndoye, Florent Tshibwid A Zeng, Mame Bounama Diop, Lissoune Cissé, Ibrahima Bocar Wellé, Aloïse Sagna and Gabriel Ngom
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:26
  26. To evaluate objective measurements of morphological changes of the prostate in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) as predictors of acute urinary retention (AUR).

    Authors: Ahmed H. Gabr, Ahmed Abdelatif, Mostafa S. El sharkawy, Ahmed H. Ismail, Ahmed El Batnanonuy, Mohamed Gaber Eissawy and Ahmed Issam Ali
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:25
  27. Primary small cell carcinoma (SmCCa) of the ureter is rare. The majority of patients present with visible haematuria. Diagnosis is confirmed by histopathology. Associated hyponatraemia in GU lesion can be due ...

    Authors: Yu-Hsiang Chuang, Ghulam Mustafa Nandwani, Magdelena Szewczyk-Bieda, Neil Kernohan and Muhammad Zeeshan Aslam
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:24
  28. This study aims to present long-term results, preoperative classification, and surgical approach in the therapy of vesicovaginal fistulas (VVF) and neovesicovaginal fistulas (NVVF). Unlike developing countries...

    Authors: Berislav Mazuran, Adelina Hrkac and Dubravko Habek
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:22
  29. Genital involvement in neurofibromas is rare and can involve both the clitoris and penis; in the latter, it usually accompanies a systemic pathology. Isolated penile neurofibroma is anecdotal. This report pres...

    Authors: Mohammad Sohail Ahmad, Santosh Kumar Mahalik, Biswajit Sahoo, Mukund Namdev Sable, Akash Bihari Pati and Kanishka Das
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:20
  30. Renal lesion is a very frequent location of tuberculosis disease, the diagnosis of which is often difficult and delayed due to its atypical clinical presentations, especially in its pseudo-tumoral form.

    Authors: Abdelaziz El Gdaouni and Imad Ziouziou
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:18
  31. Horseshoe kidney (HSK) is the most common congenital fusion anomaly and found in 1 in 400 of the general population (Grainger et al. in Ir Med J 76:315–317, 1983 Jul). Impaired drainage due to anomalous anatom...

    Authors: Shashank Agrawal, Anshul Agrawal, Abhishek G. Singh, Ravindra B. Sabnis and Mahesh R. Desai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:17
  32. Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) of the prostate is a rare and aggressive subtype of prostate adenocarcinoma with a poor prognosis, with only approximately 60 cases reported worldwide.

    Authors: Simran Kaur Sidhu, Mohamad Fairuz Mohd Sharin, Khairul Asri Mohd Ghani, Saiful Azli Mohd Zainuddin, Nornazirah Azizan and Firdaus Hayati
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:16
  33. Testicular damage is an important etiological factor in male infertility. Despite reported decline in global incidence of infertility over the past years, pockets of cases are still ironically noticed to occur...

    Authors: Wasiu Eniola Olooto, Adeniyi Olugbenga Fajobi, Omolara Oluwawemimo Adewole, Abdullahi Akanji Murtala and Aderonke Adeyinka Aderinola
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:15
  34. Bladder cancer is characterized by high recurrence and progressivity. E-cadherin serves as one of the most important molecules involved in the epithelial cells’ cell-to-cell adherence, suggested to inhibit tum...

    Authors: Made Parulian Tambunan, Meilania Saraswati, Rainy Umbas, Chaidir Arif Mochtar and Agus Rizal Ardy Hariandy Hamid
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:14
  35. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy (mini PCNL) and retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in treatment of kidney stones 20–30 mm.

    Authors: Ahmed Sebaey, Ahmed Abou Taleb, Salah Elbashir, Rabie Gomaa, Ali Elshazli and Wael Saber
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:13
  36. To evaluate the predictive factors of urinary leakage (UL) following percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) and to investigate the relationship between Hounsfield unit (HU) of stone and UL.

    Authors: Erdem Öztürk, Taha Numan Yıkılmaz, Nurullah Hamidi, Funda Ulu Öztürk, İsmail Selvi, Halil Başar and Berkan Reşorlu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:12
  37. Cystitis glandularis a rare benign proliferative disease of the urinary bladder mucosa is usually a microscopic finding and manifests rarely as a large visible macroscopic lesion of urinary bladder. Only few c...

    Authors: Ahsan Ahmad, Md Zaid Imbisat, Nikhil Ranjan, Rajesh Kumar Tiwari, Bipin Kumar and Qurana Khatoon
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:11
  38. Sarcomatoid carcinoma (also called carcinosarcoma in the latest WHO classification 2016) of the prostate gland is a biphasic malignant neoplasm which exhibits epithelial and mesenchymal differentiation [1]. Sarco...

    Authors: K. I. Jayasinghe and A. H. M. G. B. Abeysinghe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:10
  39. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the bladder (BIMT) is a rare entity with non-specific symptoms and particular histological features. Though bladder location is very uncommon, it arises from the bla...

    Authors: Roberto F. Villalba Bachur, Mauro Marcelo Meo, Andrés Felipe Córdoba, Joaquin Chemi, Juan J. Camean, Jorge H. Jaunarena, Matias Gonzalez and Gustavo M. Villoldo
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:8
  40. To clarify the effects of ureterorenoscopy (URS) and shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) on patients’ life quality in the management of distal ureteral stone (DUS) with using Short Form 36 (SF 36).

    Authors: Cem Kezer
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:7
  41. Globally, prostate cancer (PCa) is the commonest non-cutaneous male malignancy. It is more aggressive among black men with little known reasons as to the cause and continued trend among black men. This disprop...

    Authors: Ridwan Oladotun Ahmed, Vikash Sewram, Adisa Rasaaq Oyesegun, Birhanu Ayele, Abrie van Wyk and Pedro Fernandez
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:6
  42. Authors: Puskal Kumar Bagchi, Nikhil Saurabh, Mandeep Phukan, Sasanka Kumar Barua, Debanga Sarma and Rajeev Thekumpadam Puthenveetil
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2022 28:5

    The original article was published in African Journal of Urology 2022 28:1

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