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  1. The laparoscopic approach is the standard of care for living-donor nephrectomy. A rare postoperative complication is small bowel obstruction due to a retroperitoneal hernia. We present a case of an incidental ...

    Authors: Marzuki Panji Wijaya and Ahmad Zulfan Hendri
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:10
  2. The European Association of Urology (EAU) defines primary urethral carcinoma (PUC) as a carcinoma that arises in the urethra without a previous diagnosis of carcinoma elsewhere in the urinary system. It is con...

    Authors: Alper Simsek, Salih Butun, Mesut Berkan Duran, Kursat Kucuker, Sinan Celen, Yusuf Ozlulerden and Omer Levent Tuncay
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:9
  3. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is common in middle-age female, involved kidney usually is hydronephrotic, non-functioning and associated with stones but giant hydronephrotic presentation is a very rare.

    Authors: Babasaheb Dhakne and Venkat Arjunrao Gite
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:8
  4. Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is a rare disease characterized by the development of a fibroinflammatory mass in the retroperitoneum. Immunoglobulin-G4 related RPF was suggested as a secondary form of RPF and ...

    Authors: Sahin Gokhan, Dundar Mehmet and Senturk Taskin
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:7
  5. Urogenital fistula can arise from various causes, leading to the development of diverse surgical procedures. The prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula continue to pose challenges in low-income countries.

    Authors: Muzafr Shakir Ali Yousif, Ismail Gareeballah Alhag Mohamad, Mohamed Elimam Mohamed Ahmed, Yassin Mohammed Osman, Ahmed Shakir Ali Yousif and Mustafa Omran
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:6
  6. Hilar tumours are the renal tumours, which abut the renal artery or vein. Nephron sparing surgery (NSS) is of proven benefit among those with small renal masses. Hilar tumours are usually offered radical surge...

    Authors: Anandan Murugesan, Ramesh Chinnusamy and Devdas Madhavan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:5
  7. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a well-established non-surgical treatment of urolithiasis. ESWL as a monotherapy to treat vesical calculi is still unfamiliar among many urologists, despite its ...

    Authors: Arjun Nagaraj, Bhavana Chowdary Madineni, Nagaraj Harohally Krishnareddy, Jeevan Nagaraj, Tariq Iqbal, Nitin Kumar Kamble and Jofin John Varghese
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:4
  8. Renal cystic diseases are one of the commonest renal lesions encountered in clinical practice. Although common, most of the cysts are solitary, benign, asymptomatic and seldom clinically significant. But, rena...

    Authors: Navaneethakrishnan Venkatachalam and Anandan Murugesan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:3
  9. Schwannomas are benign neurogenic encapsulated peripheral nerve tumors of Schwann cells that rarely occur in the retroperitoneum. We present a case of a 22-year-old man who presented with right flank pain and ...

    Authors: Hamza Bashir, Abraish Ali, Muhammad Nauman and Asad Shahzad Hasan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:2
  10. To evaluate the benefits of using transurethral cystoscope and resectoscope for managing possible complications that may occur during open transvesical prostatectomy operation.

    Authors: Mahmoud F. Rohiem, Nesreen F. Ibrahim, Mostafa Magdi Ali and Ahmed Issam Ali
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:71
  11. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that generally affects the lining of the lungs. However, in more rare cases, there are extra-pleural involvement of organs that are lined with mesothelial cells, including the tes...

    Authors: Sawyer Joseph Reed, Stefanie Nasui and Nicholas Farber
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:70
  12. We compare the outcome of microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy (MSV) using the pulling technique (P-MSV) compared to the standard technique (S-MSV).

    Authors: Sameh Kotb, Mohammed A. Abdel-Rassoul, Mohamed Magdy Elkousy, Galal El-Shorbagy, Ahmed S. Elsayed, Sherif Abdel-Rahman and Amr Moustafa Sayed
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:69
  13. The supernumerary kidney is the rarest of all renal anomalies, and few cases have been diagnosed and reported over the years. Supernumerary kidneys are most commonly located on the left side of the abdomen wit...

    Authors: Tume Aondoyima Alfred, Mustapha Shu’aibu Hikima, Rasheed Mumini Wemimo and Latifat Tunrayo Oduola-Owoo
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:68
  14. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a common condition associated with childhood urinary tract infection (UTI) that can lead to chronic renal failure and hypertension. Various anti-reflux treatments were advocated,...

    Authors: Farzaneh Sharifiaghdas, Behzad Narouie, Mohammad Hossein Soltani, Milad Bonakdar Hashemi, Mohadese Ahmadzade, Hamidreza Rouientan, Ali Jouzi and Mohammad Aref Emami
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:67
  15. Bladder cancer surgery is critical for treatment, and systemic treatment before or after cystectomy may be necessary. We aimed to investigate the efficacy and response to neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatments.

    Authors: Serhat Sekmek, Gökhan Ucar, Irfan Karahan, Dogan Bayram, Selin Aktürk Esen, Ismet Seven, Mehmet Ali Nahit Sendur and Dogan Uncu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:66
  16. Squamous cell carcinoma has been attributed to chronic schistosomiasis and is the predominant type of bladder cancer in schistosomiasis endemic areas. The aim of this study was to assess early promoter DNA met...

    Authors: Cephas A. Akpabio, Rachael P. Ebuh, Oluwaseun E. Fatunla, Henrietta O. Awobode and Chiaka I. Anumudu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:65
  17. The purpose of this study was to compare the surgical, functional, and oncological outcomes between open partial nephrectomy (OPN) and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN).

    Authors: Basheer N. Elmohamady, Rabea Goma, Tarek Gharib, Mohamed K. Mostafa and Islam Nouh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:64
  18. Renal leiomyoma is an extremely rare benign tumour of the kidney. It is mostly asymptomatic. Our aim was to report the first case of symptomatic renal leiomyoma in Nigeria which was suspected to be renal cell ...

    Authors: Najeem Adedamola Idowu, Ayoade Adebayo Adekunle, Mumini Wemimo Rasheed and Peter Olalekan Odeyemi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:63
  19. Urological complications are not uncommon among people living with HIV and are often the initial clinical manifestation of HIV and AIDS. These complications, when presenting with bothersome lower urinary tract...

    Authors: Imane H. S. Benyamina, Obadia V. Nyongole, Fransia A. Mushi, Daniel W. Kitua, Aubrey Otieno and Ally H. Mwanga
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:62
  20. Primary scrotal lipomas are benign fatty tumors that develop from adipocytes of the scrotum. The exact cause of their development is unknown. They are typically painless and may exhibit symptoms of heaviness a...

    Authors: Zhino Noori Hussein, Rawa Bapir, Rawa M. Ali, Esmaeel Aghaways, Nali H. Hama, Rezheen J. Rashid, Wirya N. Sabr, Ari M. Abdullah, Zana Baqi Najmadden, Berun A. Abdalla, Fahmi Hussein Kakamad and Dashty Anwar Abdulkareem
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:61
  21. Duplex kidneys represent an embryologic maldevelopment at time of renogenesis resulting in a spectrum of bifurcation anomalies of the reno-ureteric system. Though most are antenatally detected, recurrent urina...

    Authors: S. Rajkiran Raju, Jobin Pathrose, Dyan D’Souza and Attibele Mahadevaiah Shubha
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:60
  22. Atypical melanocytic naevus (AMN) of the urethral meatus is very rare with only a handful of reported cases. It is important to note that the rarity of AMN in the penis may contribute to a delay in diagnosis a...

    Authors: Richard Menzies-Wilson, Sophie Bashall, Rowland Rees and Sally Deverill
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:59
  23. During robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for prostate cancer (PCa), few attention is given to pre-prostatic fat tissue (PPT) even during pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND). However, the rare poten...

    Authors: Moncef Al Barajraji, Serge Holz, Ilan Moussa, Michel Naudin and Pamart Didier
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:57
  24. Currently, strictures of the ureters often develop after endourology of the upper urinary tract, gynecological, and surgical interventions. For long proximal ureteral strictures, ureteroplasty with an on-lay a...

    Authors: B. Guliev, B. Komyakov, J. Avazkhanov and M. Shevnin
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:56
  25. Intravesical BCG injections are administered following transurethral resection of the superficial bladder tumor in order to increase the success rate and decrease the risk of tumor recurrence. BCG therapy has ...

    Authors: Mohammad Kazem Hariri, Mohammad-Bagher Rajabalian, Behzad Narouie, Saeed rohollahpour, Ghasem Rostami and Mohadese Ahmadzade
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:54
  26. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) commonly coexist as global problems that affect the quality of life of millions of women. The study aimed to identify the risk factors of stres...

    Authors: Andiva Nurul Fitri, Eighty Mardiyan Kurniawati, Sundari Indah Wiyasihati and Citrawati Dyah Kencono Wungu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:53
  27. Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) commonly affects aging men that can result in hematuria. For patients who are not suitable candidates for surgery, prostatic artery embolization (PAE) has emerged as a minimal...

    Authors: Bilal Ahmad Hijazi, Hai-Bin Shi, Sheng Liu, Tian Wei, Turki Atia Alqurashi, Zakir Jamal Sabri, Vinay Singh and Hayam Hamdy
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:52
  28. Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a necrotizing infection of the renal parenchyma by gas-forming organisms. The diagnosis of emphysematous pyelonephritis is made by clinical features and the detection of air in ...

    Authors: Harshal K. Joshi, Vidhi R. Shah and Mital D. Parikh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:51
  29. Testicular torsion is a surgical emergency caused by rotation of the vascular pedicle of the testicle around its axis. If left untreated, testicular necrosis can set in, necessitating orchiectomy and loss of t...

    Authors: Saleh Abdelkerim Nedjim, Marcella D. C. Biyouma, Mahamat Ali Mahamat, Arthur Douglas, Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, Mohamed Mbarouk, Remadji Yanhdet Hervé, Mahamane Salissou, Messian Gallouo, Aboubacar Traoré, ZIBA Ouima Justin Dieudonné, Yannick Joël Djoua, Ugbede Oyibo, Kimassoum Rimtebaye, Choua Ouchemi and Fru Fobuzshi Angwafor III
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:50
  30. Pyeloplasty currently stands as the standard treatment for UPJO. Our study aimed to assess the diagnostic value of sonographic parameters following Lasix administration in patients who underwent pyeloplasty to...

    Authors: Masoud Mahdavi Rashed, Reza Abbasioun, Atena Aghaee, Houshang Mirakhorli, Ehsan Hassan Nejad, Asma Payandeh and Neda Karimabadi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:49
  31. This study aimed to present the characteristics and outcomes of benign urinary bladder masses, as well as the characteristics of the patients diagnosed with such lesions.

    Authors: Dora Jakus, Ivan Jurić and Marijan Šitum
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:48
  32. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a prevalent genetic blood disorder with a high global incidence rate. Individuals with SCD experience lifelong complications; one such recurrent complication is priapism. Given the...

    Authors: Agustin J. Nanda De Niro, Gede Wirya Kusuma Duarsa, I Wayan Yudiana, Nyoman Gede Prayudi, Pande Made Wisnu Tirtayasa, Kadek Budi Santosa and Yudhistira Pradnyan Kloping
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:45
  33. Infertility is a major health problem that affects 7% of the men’s population. Oxidative stress (OS) plays a significant role in the pathophysiology of male infertility. The purpose of this study comparatively...

    Authors: Maryam Imani, Minoo Vahedi Raad, Maliheh Afsari and Farzaneh Fesahat
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:44
  34. Controversy persists regarding the superiority of partial nephrectomy (PN) versus radical nephrectomy (RN) in pT2a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) tumors. In this study we aimed to compare survival and clinical out...

    Authors: Abbas Basiri, Hossein Salehi Omran, Mazyar Zahir, Nasser Shakhssalim, Nasrin Borumandnia, Giti Noghabaei and Mahmoud Parvin
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:43
  35. Racial disparities associated with pathogenesis and progression of prostate cancer makes a global diagnostic prostate-specific antigen (PSA) cut-off value inappropriate. Our review aimed to evaluate the pooled...

    Authors: Chika Juliet Okwor, Ifeyinwa Dorothy Nnakenyi, Ezra Ogbonnaya Agbo and Martins Nweke
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:41
  36. Malakoplakia is a rare granulomatous inflammatory condition that can affect immunosuppressed patients. The genitourinary system is the most involved organ. We present a case of kidney failure caused by obstruc...

    Authors: Sara S. Jdiaa, Jad A. Degheili, Charbel F. Matar, Michele F. Mocadie, Chirine S. Khaled and Aline M. El Zakhem
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:40
  37. Bilateral ectopic pelvic kidneys are rarely observed, and cake form of fusion is a relatively distinct anomaly. With the presence of aberrant vasculature and risk of injuring surrounding viscera, conventional ...

    Authors: Ketan K. Kapoor and Anup Kumar
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:39
  38. Penile fracture is relatively a rare urological emergency and has been the topic of a few publications in the literature through clinical cases or case series. Despite this relative scarcity, it is increasingl...

    Authors: Adama Ouattara, Abdoul-Karim Paré, Mireille Konaté, Delphine Yé, Mohamed Simporé, Brahima Kirakoya, F. Aristide Kaboré and Timothée Kambou
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:38
  39. Melanosis of the bladder is a rare condition characterized by multifocal, diffuse melanin pigmentation of the urothelial mucosa or lamina propria without any proliferation of melanocytes. Less than 25 cases ha...

    Authors: Daniela I. Mateescu, Hamdi Dahir, Amit Goel, Eleanor Ray and Sanjeev Madaan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:37
  40. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of vitamin E on vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) and overactive bladder syndrome (OABS).

    Authors: Nazila Azari, Esmat Mehrabi, Yousef Javadzadeh and Sevil Hakimi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:35
  41. The study aimed to test the hypothesis that endogenous testosterone density (ETD), in the low through favorable intermediate PCa risk classes patients undergoing surgery, might be associated with disease progr...

    Authors: Antonio B. Porcaro, Alberto Bianchi, Sebastian Gallina, Francesco Ditonno, Paola I. Ornaghi, Emanuele Serafin, Alessandro Tafuri, Andrea Panunzio, Clara Cerrato, Stefano Vidiri, Damiano D’Aietti, Giovanni Mazzucato, Riccardo Rizzetto, Nelia Amigoni, Vincenzo De Marco, Filippo Migliorini…
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:34
  42. Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for advanced prostate cancer (aPCa) causes changes in body mass index (BMI) and in the performance status depending on the extent of cancer remission. The aim of this study i...

    Authors: Louis Tochukwu Okolie, Ikenna Ifeanyi Nnabugwu, Kevin Ndubuisi Echetabu, Obinna Nnabuife Anikwe, Solomon Kenechukwu Anyimba and Francis Oyiogu Ozoemena
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:33
  43. Increasing resistance of bacteria to antimicrobial agents is a significant problem worldwide. This study aimed to assess the pattern of antibiotic resistance among bacteria that cause urinary tract infections ...

    Authors: Maria Shirvani, Ali Keramati and Mojtaba Esmaeli
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:32

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