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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. The testicular epidermoid cyst is an exceptional benign tumor. The presumptive diagnosis is facilitated by the development of medical imaging (echo-Doppler, elastography, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, MRI). Th...

    Authors: Amine Saouli, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khader, Abdellatif Koutani and Ahmed Iben Attya Andaloussi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:30
  13. Myelolipomas are mesenchymal tumors usually involving the adrenal gland. They are a rare entity with incidence ranging from 0.08 to 0.4% as per autopsy reports. Only 15% of these are in extra-adrenal locations...

    Authors: Aniket Agarwal and Kavita Vani
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:29
  14. Calcium oxalate is the most frequent urinary stone component; it exists in three different crystalline forms. In this case, the most common is the calcium oxalate monohydrate (whewellite). However, Morocco is ...

    Authors: R. El Habbani, A. Lahrichi, T. Sqalli Houssaini, R. Kachkoul, M. Mohim, B. A. Chouhani and A. Chaqroune
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:28
  15. 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
  16. Technology currently used for surgical endoscopy was developed and is manufactured in high-income economies. The cost of this equipment makes technology transfer to resource constrained environments difficult....

    Authors: J. M. Lazarus and M. Ncube
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:26
  17. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors identified an error in an author’s name.

    Authors: Nabil N. Moohialdin, Ahmad Shamsodini, Steven K. Wilson, Osama Abdeljaleel, Ibrahim Alnadhari and Ausama Saadi Abdulmuhsin
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:25

    The original article was published in African Journal of Urology 2020 26:82

  18. Different treatment options are available for the management of BPH. Our study aimed to compare the surgical outcomes of a holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) and a bipolar transurethral resectio...

    Authors: Mamdouh M. El-Hawy, Amr Eldakhakhny, Ahmed AbdEllatif, Emad A. Salem, Ahmed Ragab, Mostafa S. Elsharkawy, Mostafa M. Abdelghani, Luay Alshara, Mohamed G. Hasanein, Ahmed H. Ismail, Ebrahim M. Ismail, Mohamed A. Hassan and Ahmed I. Ali
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:24
  19. Apart from viral sexually transmitted diseases, viral infections in urology are not common and likely to be underreported. Initially, COVID-19 was thought to be only affecting our practice indirectly through r...

    Authors: Elsayed Desouky
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:23
  20. We know that SWL started on February 07, 1980, by Christian Chaussy with a wide range of indications. Complication rate has always remained very low and usually limited to minor side effects and complications....

    Authors: Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed El Taher, A. Reda, A. M. Abdel Latif and M. A. El Gammal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:22
  21. Uro-digestive fistulae are uncommon. They frequently manifest themselves with mild symptoms but can, in some cases, be life-threatening leading to septic shock and death. The diagnosis is facilitated by radiol...

    Authors: Hamza Dergamoun, Youssef Zaoui, David Amielh, Pascal Volpe and Amine El Kharroubi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:20
  22. This study aims to assess the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms, and to assess predictors of impaired quality of life among Egyptian adults complain of lower urinary tract symptoms.

    Authors: Isaac Samir Wasfy, Enayat Mohamed Soltan, Hassan A. Abdelwahab and Hend Mikhail Salama
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:19
  23. Gunshot wounds of the external genitalia are rare. Rarer still are civilian self-inflicted gunshot wounds of the external genitalia. The protocol for the management of gunshot wounds of the penis especially wi...

    Authors: Anselm Okwudili Obi, Augustine Obasi Ulebe, Ugochukwu Uzodinmma Nnadozie, Charles Chidiebele Maduba, Chukwudi Ogonnaya Okorie and Obinna Nnabuife Anikwe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:18
  24. With routine antenatal ultrasonography, fetal hydronephrosis is commonly diagnosed. This leads to early detection of postnatal uretero-pelvic junction obstruction which may require surgical intervention. But, ...

    Authors: Pradnya Suhas Bendre, Parag Janardhan Karkera and Monita Nanjappa
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:17
  25. The aim of the study is to find the correlation between the prostate volume and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as measured by international prostate symptoms score and maximum urine flow rate ...

    Authors: Mudi Awaisu, Muhammed Ahmed, Ahmad Tijjani Lawal, Abdullahi Sudi, Musliu Adetola Tolani, Nasir Oyelowo, Muhammad Salihu Muhammad, Ahmad Bello and Hussaini Yusuf Maitama
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:16
  26. The presence of an extra testis is referred to as polyorchidism and is a rare congenital anomaly. There are with less than 200 cases reported, globally. It carries with it, a risk of malignancy making astute d...

    Authors: Anita R. Gune and Rahul P. Gune
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:15
  27. Generalized glucocorticoid resistance syndrome has a tremendously heterogenous and very broad clinical spectrum. This syndrome is caused by loss of glucocorticoid receptor (GR) function due to mutation leading...

    Authors: Sonu Sharma, Vilas Sabale, Vikram Satav, Rakesh Rollands, Abhirudra Mulay, Sunil Mhaske and Deepak Mane
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:14
  28. To assess awareness of ionizing radiation safety measures among Egyptian Urology Trainees and Urologists and see the effect of radiation safety courses on the adoption of these measures.

    Authors: Mohamed Omar, Esam E. A. Desoky, Basheer Elmohamady, Alaa El-Shaer and Yasser A. Noureldin
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:13
  29. Since the advent of the massive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, prostate cancer has become a major public health problem. It is currently the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer ...

    Authors: Sow Aboubakry, Tazi Mohammed Fadl, Ahsaini Moustapha, Mellas Soufiane, El Ammari Jalal Eddine, El Fassi Mohammed Jamal and Farih My Hassan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:12
  30. Chylous ascites is rare but still a recognized complication of retroperitoneal surgeries caused mostly by inadvertent trauma to lymphatic channels. In this article, we present a case report and literature revi...

    Authors: Adel Alrabadi, Mohammad Ihmeidan and Saddam Al Demour
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:11
  31. In Zimbabwe, repair of obstetric fistula was established as a public health intervention in 2015. The aim of this study was to assess the quality life of obstetric fistula survivors before and after surgical r...

    Authors: Chipo Chimamise, Iris Shiripinda, Stephen P. Munjanja and Mazvita Machinga
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:10
  32. To evaluate the safety, feasibility of mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (mPCNL) being carried out as a daycare surgery and to study the re-admission, stone clearance rate and complication rates following mPCN...

    Authors: P. Aarthy, Mathisekaran Thangarasu, J. Sanjay Prakash, Deepak Raghavan, Nitesh Jain, Arunkumar Balakrishnan, M. Chandranathan, Sandeep Bafna, Rajesh Paul and Nivash Selvaraj
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:9
  33. Globally, prostate cancer ranks as the second most frequently diagnosed cancer among men with the highest mortality rates being in Asia and Africa. The screening rates have been very low among men from develop...

    Authors: Ruth Gathoni Mbugua, Sherry Oluchina and Simon Karanja
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:7
  34. Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a heterogeneous group of malignant epithelial tumors of the kidney. It accounts for more than 90% of all kidney cancers. However, papillary RCC is the second most common histologi...

    Authors: Emmanuel Owusu Ofori, Baba Alhaji Bin Alhassan, Edwina Ayaaba Ayabilah, Patrick Opoku Manu Maison, Alvin Asante-Asamani, Henry Atawura, Ganiyu Adebisi Rahman, Patrick Kafui Akakpo, Emmanuel Gustav Imbeah and Prince Wilson Ofori
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:5
  35. Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is characterized by an increase in the number of epithelial and stromal cells in the periurethral area of the prostate. Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) often develop as a ...

    Authors: Babatunde K. Hamza, Muhammed Ahmed, Ahmad Bello, Musliu Adetola Tolani, Mudi Awaisu, Ahmad Tijjani Lawal, Nasir Oyelowo, Khalifah Ibrahim Abdulsalam, Lateef Lawal, Abdullahi Sudi and Hussein Yusuf Maitama
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:4
  36. For 29 years, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy has steadily established itself as a technique for kidney excision. Patients as well as surgeons appreciate the benefits of this less invasive technique. Although the mor...

    Authors: Hicham Ncir, Mouhssine Errehan, Mohammed Oubihi, Mohammed Amine Lakmichi, Zakaria Dahami, Said Mohammed Moudouni and Ismail Sarf
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:3
  37. Inguinal hernia is one of the most common surgical diseases encountered in adults as well as in children. Though rare, giant inguinoscrotal hernias are reported in adults, however, are rarely reported in child...

    Authors: Jayalaxmi Shripati Aihole
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:2
  38. To evaluate and compare the recurrence rate of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms after solifenacin treatment in patients who stop the drug suddenly versus those who gradually wean the drug after improvement of...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdelbary, Ahmad Aref Al-Dessoukey, Ayman Salah Moussa, Mohamed Saif El-nasr, Akrm Ahmed Elmarakbi, Ahmed Medhat Ragheb, Ahmed Mohamed Elbatanouny, Ahmed Abdellateef, Osama Sayed, Amr Lotfy, Khaled Mohyelden, Amr Mohamad Abdelhamid, Ehab Mohamad Galal, Amr Massoud and Rabie M. Ibrahim
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:91
  39. Malignant renal masses in paediatric age group are mostly Wilms’ tumour. RCC is very rare in this age group, papillary variant being the most common. Sarcomatoid variation occurs in 5% of adult RCC, while it i...

    Authors: Anuj Mahajan, Prashanth Adiga, Vivek Pai and Keerthi Raj
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:88
  40. Laparoscopic nephrectomy is the standard of care for nephrectomy in most developed countries. Its adoption in our setting has been limited due to lack of equipment and expertise. This paper sets out to show th...

    Authors: Avikar Singh and Ronald James Urry
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:85
  41. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a common problem in aging males which has a potential impact on patients’ health-related quality of life. In the present prospective study, we evaluated the effect of addi...

    Authors: Mohamed Elbadry, Ahmed Issam Ali, Eman Saleh, Amal Kamal and Ahmed H. Gabr
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:84
  42. Intraabdominal testicular tumors are rare in prepubertal children, and most of the cases reported are intraabdominal testicular teratoma. The present study reports the first case of intraabdominal testicular y...

    Authors: Archika Gupta, Shiv Narain Kureel, Shalini Bhalla, Anand Pandey, Gurmeet Singh, Rahul Kumar Rai and Survesh Kumar Gupta
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2020 26:83

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