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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Renal stones are a prevalent urological disorder with various treatment options, including minimally invasive techniques such as Standard-PCNL (S-PCNL) and Mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (M-PCNL). This stud...

    Authors: Hesham M. Refaat, Mohammed Hassan, Tarek Salem and Mohammed Zaza
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:31
  31. Mayo Adhesive Probability (MAP) score is based on posterior perinephric fat thickness and perinephric fat stranding and ranges from 0 to 5. We intend to validate the score and identify preoperative factors pre...

    Authors: Rajan Prajapati, Niramya Pathak, Arvind Ganpule, Zeeshan Kareem, Abhishek Singh, Ravindra Sabnis and Mahesh Desai
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:30
  32. Perforation of the augmented bladder is a serious and well-known complication of bladder augmentation. The traditional treatment has been emergent surgical exploration and repair of the bladder perforation due...

    Authors: Ahmed Abdelhalim and Ashraf T. Hafez
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:29
  33. Mucosal melanomas account for 17% of melanomas, and less than 1% affect the urogenital tract. Primary urethral melanoma is extremely rare; less than 200 cases have been reported so far since it was first descr...

    Authors: Juan Camilo Alvarez Restrepo, Juan Felipe Alvarez Restrepo, Daniel S Maya Giraldo, Jhonatan S Santafé Galvis, Carlos Andres Riveros, Andres Felipe Puentes Bernal and Otto Manrique
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:28
  34. Androgen insensitivity syndrome is a rare X-linked disorder of sex development that results from mutations in the androgen receptors leading to failure of normal masculinization of the external genitalia in ge...

    Authors: Mumini Wemimo Rasheed, Najeem Adedamola Idowu, Adebayo Ayoade Adekunle, Joseph Olusola Olarewaju, Latifat Tunrayo Oduola-owoo, Foluke Omolara Odetayo, Felix Abiodun Omolade and Akinremi Tosin Opeyemi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:26
  35. We intended to assess the outcome of extra-mucosal single interrupted layer ileo-ileal anastomosis for bowel re-approximation in open radical cystectomy with urinary diversions.

    Authors: Abdul Rouf Khawaja, Mujahid Ahmad Mir, Arshi Beg, Shahid M. Baba, Mohammad Saleem Wani and Arif Hamid
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:25
  36. Hypospadias is a penile congenital abnormality characterized by an ectopic urethral opening, ventral curvature and incomplete foreskin closure with a dorsal hooded prepuce. Management of the outcome demands hi...

    Authors: Daniel Udatinya, Ahsan Ahmad, Gaetan Kabera and Marietha Nel
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:24
  37. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequent autoimmune neurological disease in the young population. Vesico-sphincter disorders are frequent in the course of the disease; it has been reported that 90% of MS p...

    Authors: Anouar El Moudane, Kaoutar Chhita, Ahmed Jdaini, Abdessamad Motaouakil, Yassine Mebrouk and Ali Barki
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:23
  38. The parasitic disease known as the cystic echinococcosis (CE) is brought on by cysts made up of the larval forms (metacestodes) of Echinococcus tapeworms. In North Africa, it is greater in rural regions. This is ...

    Authors: Assia Haif, Djelloul Achouri, Mohamed Yacine Merouani and Sorya Ouhida
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:22
  39. Medicinal leech therapy, otherwise known as hirudotherapy or leeching, has been utilized for numerous pathologies over centuries. The technique resurfaced in modern medicine for its beneficial effects in microsur...

    Authors: Alexander O. Battin, Natalie Hobeika and Matthew J. Zdilla
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:21
  40. Although calcifications have been observed in various renal masses, osseous metaplasia has very rarely been reported. Here, we present a case of concomitant clear cell renal cell carcinoma with osseous metapla...

    Authors: Saman S. Fakhralddin, Deedar K. Qader, Abdulwahid M. Salih, Ari M. Abdullah, Hiwa O. Baba, Soran H. Tahir, Aras J. Qaradakhy, Dilan S. Hiwa and Fahmi H. Kakamad
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:20
  41. To investigate the effectiveness and safety of ultrasound-guided and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) compared to the standard fluoroscopy-guided PCNL.

    Authors: Randy Fauzan, Raga Manduaru, Ardiansyah Periadi Sitompul, Wendi Rachman and Hendra Herman
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:19
  42. We aimed to evaluate the role of plasma fibrinogen and D-dimer as prognostic biomarkers in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).

    Authors: Sahil Singla, Apul Goel, Sanjay Mishra, Ravi Lohani, Satya Narayan Sankhwar and Sashi Raj Singh
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:18
  43. Inflammation plays a key role in the initiation and development of cancers. The prognostic value of inflammation biomarkers is proven in several urological and non-urological cancers. Knowing that the mechanis...

    Authors: Idriss Ziani, Ahmed Ibrahimi, Omar Bellouki, Hachem Elsayegh, Redouane Abouqal, Yassine Nouini and Amal Bouziane
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2023 29:17

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