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  1. This study explores the potential litholytic activity of medicinal plant infusions, specifically Arenaria rubra, Hordeum vulgare, and Zea mays, as well as a combination of these infusions, on various types of uri...

    Authors: Abdelaali Belhachem, S. Makhloufi, R. Lecheheb, D. Mediouni, A. Bennekrouf, A. Amiar, A. Bengueddach, W. Belkacem, F. Boudia, M. J. Yousfi and H. Toumi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:31
  2. Emphysematous pyelonephritis represents an acute and necrotizing infection characterized by the accumulation of gas within the kidney. This condition poses a swift progression toward sepsis, leading to a poor ...

    Authors: Kazuro Kikkawa, Takahito Wakamiya, Fumiyoshi Kojima, Yasuo Kohjimoto and Isao Hara
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:30
  3. Hydatid cysts, a parasite caused by infestation with Echinococcosis granulose, are rarely found in isolation in the retroperitoneum. Diagnosis is based on clinical and paraclinical criteria, and the symptoms are ...

    Authors: Saleh Abdelkerim Nedjim, Youssef Bencherki, Yassine Daghdagh, Abdellah Nachid, Anas Tmiri, Mouad El Badr, Amine Moataz, Mohamed Dakir, Debbagh Adil and Rachid Aboutaieb
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:29
  4. Bladder urothelial cancer is the most common malignancy of the urinary system and the 10th most common cancer worldwide with incidence appearing to show a geographical and exposure pattern. Advances in genomic...

    Authors: Sharafudeen Dahiru Abubakar, Zakariyya Muhammad Bello, Sufiyanu Sani Gusau and Imam Malik Kabir
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:28
  5. SPECTRA A filters red light from white light through software to create contrast for better tissue visualization and light penetration. We aim to find whether the detection rate of bladder cancer is enhanced b...

    Authors: Diwas Gnyawali, Prem Raj Sigdel, Bipendra D. K. Rai, Suman Chapagain and Prem Raj Gyawali
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:27
  6. Flexible ureteroscopy offers numerous advantages, such as increased reach, superior stone-free rate, reduced risk of bleeding, minimal surgical trauma, and faster recovery time. There are few studies discussin...

    Authors: Ahmed Samir, Osama EL Gamal, Samir El Gamal and Salah Nagla
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:26
  7. The management of leiomyomas, the most common benign mesenchymal tumours, remains highly debated. This case report presents the first laparoscopic enucleation of an extravesical bladder leiomyoma in Indonesia.

    Authors: Muhammad Ainul Mahfuz, Ikhlas Arief Bramono, Fakhri Rahman, Dewi Iriani, Edward Usfie Harahap and Rachmat Budi Santoso
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:25
  8. Benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are pro-inflammatory cytokine interleukin-8 (IL-8)-associated which causes epithelial hyperplasia of the prostate transitional zone. T...

    Authors: Uleng Bahrun, Yohanes Kusumo Adi Arji Atmanto, Asvin Nurulita, Fitriani Mangarengi, Muhammad Asykar Palinrungi and Burhanuddin Bahar
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:24
  9. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is a common social problem that affect about 4–35% of adult women adult. There are multiple surgical options for treatment of SUI but midurethral slings are the most effective...

    Authors: Abdelnaser Khalifa Elgamasy
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:23
  10. Prostate cancer stands as the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men globally, with over 600,000 new cases annually. In-depth epidemiological studies play a pivotal role in delineating the unique character...

    Authors: Chaimae Samtal, Laila Bouguenouch, Nabil Ismaili, Marwa El Baldi, Badreddine El Makhzen, Karima El Rhazi, Mohammed Mzyiene, Moulay Hassan Farih, Karim Ouldim, Hassan Ghazal and Hicham Bekkari
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:22
  11. Effective neuropathic pain management is crucial in improving the quality of life for patients with prostate cancer. There is an abundance of research about cancer pain and guidelines that have been developed ...

    Authors: O. Sinkila, N. Matjomane, T. Cronje and K. Mathabe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:21
  12. Tamsulosin, an alpha-blocker in medical expulsive therapy, selectively relaxes ureteral smooth muscle, while Tadalafil, a PDE5-Is, is recommended for treating lower urinary tract symptoms.

    Authors: Ahmed M. Ragheb, Ahmed G. Mohamed, Ahmed S. Mostafa, Ahmed Abd Elatif, Akram A. Elmarakbi, Rabie M. Ibrahim and Ahmed M. Elbatanouny
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:20
  13. Prostate cancer (PC) is a significant public health problem affecting men worldwide and ranks third in incidence and mortality in East Africa. Cost of prostate cancer management is high in low-income countries...

    Authors: Obadia Venance Nyongole, Nashivai Elias Kivuyo, Larry Onyango Akoko, Happiness Saronga and Njiku Kimu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:17
  14. Urolithiasis is a unique disease that can cause emergencies and can impair kidney function over time, especially if infections overlap. This work aimed to compare urolithiasis in the pre- and post-pandemic era...

    Authors: Sameh kotb, Mohamed Ezzat, Mohamed Galal Elsheikh and Galal Mohamed Elshorbagy
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:16
  15. The optimal management of primary renal leiomyosarcomas is unknown owing to its rarity and minimal available information about their primary, adjuvant treatment and clinical outcomes. This study systematically...

    Authors: Kannan Periasamy, Treshita Dey, Shikha Goyal, Renu Madan, Santosh Kumar, Sudheer Kumar Devana, Thiraviyam Elumalai, Prashanth Giridhar, Sushmita Ghoshal, Rakesh Kapoor and Chandan K. Das
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:15
  16. Multidisciplinary team meeting (MDTM) has become an increasingly important part of disease management model, particularly in cancer care. MDTM consists of a group of doctors to provide independent opinions on ...

    Authors: Norshuhada Amat, Lim Jeffery, Chai C. Ann, Yeoh W. Sien, Ahmad N. Fadzli, Shanggar Kuppusamy, Marniza Saad and Ong T. Aik
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:12
  17. The aim of this study was to evaluate data over the past 25 years to assess the prevalence of the virus in patients with bladder cancer and to evaluate the association between human papillomavirus (HPV) and bl...

    Authors: Daria S. Dolgasheva, Marina K. Ibragimova, Matvey M. Tsyganov and Nikolai V. Litviakov
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2024 30:11
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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