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  1. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a complex surgery and has a flat learning curve. Due to this and the ethical issues, trainees do not get enough hands on exposure. Virtual simulator is very expensive and...

    Authors: Abhishek Shukla, Gurwinder Sethi, Ananya Dutta, Puneet Aggarwal and Ayon Gupta
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:143
  2. Intrauterine copper devices are a popular type of contraceptives, being in use for a long time. Migration of IUCD into the bladder is one of the many side effects of this contraceptive measure. Though a rare p...

    Authors: Shoaib Muhammad, Amman Yousaf, Mihir Tejanshu Shah, Rabia Nazim and Arif Qayyum
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:142
  3. The literature review provides a concise and detailed description of the available and published data on the investigated research problem. The study summarizes findings over the last 100 years regarding clini...

    Authors: Snezana M. Jovicic
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:141
  4. Richter’s syndrome is the transformation of indolent lymphoma into an aggressive form, most commonly diffuse large B cell lymphoma. Most patients are known to have chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Richter’s syndr...

    Authors: Elsayed Desouky, Wassim Al-Salti and Muhammad Khan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:139
  5. Urethral calculi are rare, representing 1–2% of all calculi affecting the urinary tract. Impacted urethra calculi are commoner in males due to anatomical differences between the male and female urethra. The tr...

    Authors: Babatunde K. Hamza, Ahmad Bello, Musliu Adetola Tolani, Jerry G. Makama and Nuhu Yusuf
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:138
  6. Primary bladder neck obstruction (PBNO) is one of the causes of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) and rarely results in renal failure. We are presenting the clinical characteristics of young male patients with ...

    Authors: Adem Emrah Coguplugil, Bahadir Topuz, Turgay Ebiloglu, Murat Zor and Mesut Gurdal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:137
  7. Many work activities such as leather tanning include hazards to work. Among these, biological hazards are particularly important and pose a serious problem to human health and environment. The aims of this stu...

    Authors: Arhoune Ilham, Hoummani Hasnae, Arhoune Btissam, Belaroussi Leila, El Fakir Samira and Achour Sanae
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:136
  8. Prostate biopsy is a commonly performed outpatient procedure in urology. It is a rapidly changing field with wide variation in practice pattern. The aim of this study is to document the current practice of pro...

    Authors: Taofiq O. Mohammed, Abdulwahab A. Ajape, Suleiman A. Kuranga, Hamid B. Olanipekun and Tolulope T. Ogunfowora
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:135
  9. Obstructed defecation is a common pelvic floor medical problem among adult population. Pelvic floor disorders were reported to be associated with sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction among male pa...

    Authors: Mervat Sheta Elsawy and Emmanuel Kamal Aziz Saba
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:134
  10. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important cause of post-surgical morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to apply a validated risk assessment model to evaluate the risk of post-operative VTE in urology pa...

    Authors: Winston Paul René Padayachee, Mohamed Haffejee and Marietha Nel
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:133
  11. Surgical correction of the webbed penis is challenging. We presented the safety and feasibility of webbed penis correction for neonates under local anesthesia using a simple principle of leaving equal cylindri...

    Authors: Osama Abdullah Bawazir, Obada Alladh Alhallaq, Bashair Albayhani and Abdullah Bawazir
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:132
  12. Isolated scrotal gunshot injuries are uncommon. Even more so when they are self-inflicted. The extent of the injury is determined by the caliber of the weapon. Established management protocols when followed yi...

    Authors: Albert Efiong Ukpong, Okon Edet Akaiso, Elijah Asuquo Udo, Ifiok Udo Essiet, Oto-bong Okpoho Peter and Ifiok Paul Etim
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:130
  13. Although open radical prostatectomy has been used in the treatment of localized prostate cancer for a long time, minimally invasive surgical approaches such as laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and robot-assi...

    Authors: Ahmet Semih Guleser, Yasar Basaga and Mert Ali Karadag
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:129
  14. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is commonly found in the aging male. Treatment of BPH can be in form of conservative or surgical intervention. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is the gold-stan...

    Authors: Ihsan Azka Adriansyah, Andika Afriansyah, Moammar Andar Roemare Siregar, Nugroho Purnomo, Hendy Mirza and Doddy Hami Seno
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:128
  15. Female urethral stricture (FUS) is an uncommon cause of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in women. Reconstructive techniques are being increasingly used for strictures resistant to the more conservative for...

    Authors: Varun Kumar Katiyar, Rajeev Sood, Anurag Singla, Hemant Kumar Goel, Nikhil Khattar and Varun Gunavanthe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:127
  16. Malignant ureteral obstruction caused by extrinsic compression of a primary malignant tumour or by metastatic disease is an indicator of poor prognosis with a median life expectancy of about one year. We exami...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Kobayashi, Hiroki Arai and Masahito Honda
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:126
  17. Rupture of the fornix is a rare and serious urological complication of obstructive pathologies. The main cause is ureteral stone, but rarely a bladder tumor. Described complications of fornix rupture are super...

    Authors: Saleh Abdelkerim Nedjim, El Mostapha Abdi, Hissein Hagguir, Amine Moataz, Mohamed Dakir, Adil Debbagh and Rachid Aboutaieb
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:125
  18. Patients with idiopathic calcium oxalate stones are advised to consume a low-oxalate diet to prevent recurrence. In this study, on patients with calcium oxalate stones we have attempted to determine the effect...

    Authors: Sathish Kumar Gopala and Jim Joe
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:124
  19. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women, and most breast cancer related deaths are due to metastasis. Urinary bladder metastasis from breast cancer is rarely reported in the literature.

    Authors: Asma Hadhri, Rim Abidi, Najet Mahjoub, Alia Mousli, Khalil Mahjoubi, Nadia Boujelbene and Chiraz Nasr
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:123
  20. Testicular microlithiasis in children was defined for the first time in 1961 based on histological criteria. There should be more than 5 calcifications per testicle in order to say that the patient has testicu...

    Authors: Amina Chaka, Amine Fredj Daassa, Wadye Hamdouni, Kamel Ktari, Rachida Laamiri and Abdellatif Nouri
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:122
  21. Prostate cancer is most often diagnosed at the metastatic stage in many sub-Saharan African countries. The objective of our study is to analyze the management of metastatic prostatic adenocarcinoma based on ep...

    Authors: Cyrille Ze Ondo, Abdoulaye Ndiath, Alioune Sarr, Amath Thiam, Babacar Sine, Ousmane Sow, Ndiaga Seck Ndour, Babacar Diao, Papa Ahmed Fall and Alain Khassim Ndoye
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:121
  22. Prostate cancer can be detected incidentally in patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Therefore, it is very important that the transurethral resection of...

    Authors: Döndü Nergiz, Hülya Tosun Yıldırım and Şenay Yıldırım
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:120
  23. To describe the retroperitoneoscopic donor nephrectomy learning curve differences between a high volume (training) hospital in Basel, Switzerland, and a low volume (trainee) hospital in Cape Town, South Africa...

    Authors: André van der Merwe, N. Nicole Ebinger Mundorf, H. van Heerden, G. Bonkat, H. van Deventer, G. Mantica, Z. Keyser and A. Bachmann
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:119
  24. Paratesticular fibrous pseudotumour is a rare benign growth with unclear pathogenesis and clinical management. It has been linked to Serum IgG4-related disease. This mass can notoriously masquerade around as a...

    Authors: Jeena Raju Kudunthail, Nikhil Dhimole, Gurpreet Singh and Savitri Honakeri
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:118
  25. A pyonephrosis caused by an obstructing calculus is typically accompanied by fever, loin pain, and other signs of urinary tract infection. Occasionally, severe thinning of the renal parenchyma in pyonephrosis ...

    Authors: Kamlesh Hawaldar Singh, Ankit Vyas, Tarun Rochlani and Sujata Kiran Patwardhan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:117
  26. Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread globally starting from late 2019. The WHO declared it a global pandemic in March 2020, causing nations around the world to introduce various control measures to ...

    Authors: A. H. Wisda Kusuma, Sakti R. Brodjonegoro, Indrawarman Soerohardjo, Ahmad Z. Hendri and Prahara Yuri
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:116
  27. To compare the urinary biomarkers—beta 2-microglobulin (β2M), monocyte chemotactic peptide-1 (MCP-1), and transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β1)—in the outcome assessment of children with pelviureteric junct...

    Authors: Rupesh Keshri, Krishna Kumar Govindarajan, Medha Rajappa, Kumaravel Sambandan, Bikash Kumar Naredi and Bibekanand Jindal
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:115
  28. Retroperitoneal fibrosis can be associated with bilateral dense and extensive periureteral adhesions. When ureterolysis could not be successfully performed due to disease extent and severity, elaborate uretera...

    Authors: Vigneswara Srinivasan Sockkalingam Venkatachalapathy, Datson George Palathullil, Dempsey Mohan Sam and George Palathullil Abraham
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:114
  29. To describe our scrotal bridge flap technique in reconstructive surgery for extensive penile paraffinoma, a debilitating late complication of penile subcutaneous foreign material injection intended to achieve ...

    Authors: Muhammad Arif Khairudin, Syahril Anuar Salauddin and Hamid Ghazali
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:113
  30. To assess the imaging modalities used to investigate both visible haematuria and non-visible haematuria along with their detection rate of malignancy at two hospitals and the corresponding radiological workloa...

    Authors: Lee Chien Yap, Daniel Peter McNicholas, Anna L. Walsh, Abdul Rauf, Ken Patterson and Richard Power
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:112
  31. This study aimed to evaluate the outcomes of modified Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol and standard of care (SC) in bladder cancer patients who underwent radical cystectomy (RC). The length of s...

    Authors: Ahmad Zulfan Hendri, Said Alfin Khalilullah and Gede Andi Aditya
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:111
  32. Forgotten or retained (double-J) DJ stents may lead to several complications. Management of retained DJ stents poses a challenge for urologists not just surgically but also medicolegally and adds to the econom...

    Authors: Abhirudra Mulay, Rohit Kapoor, Sonu Sharma, Shashikant Asabe, Hareesh Belagali, Siddharth Singh, Vikram Satav and Vilas Sabale
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:110
  33. Prostate cancer (PrCa) is a malignant tumour of the prostate that has many associated risk factors. There is continuous rise in the incidence among adult blacks which is a reflection of racial differences in t...

    Authors: Wasiu Eniola Olooto, Abimbola Adeola Oyelekan, Omolara Oluwawemimo Adewole, Adeniyi Olugbenga Fajobi, Ayyuub Abayomi Adedo and Oladipupo Olasimbo
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:109
  34. Mucinous cystadenoma (MC) of the kidney is exceedingly rare. We found 22 similar cases in the literature. These masses are underdiagnosed due to radiologic similarities with simple renal cysts.

    Authors: Mahmoudreza Kalantari, Shakiba Kalantari, Mahdi Mottaghi, Atena Aghaee, Salman Soltani and Behtash Pedram Rad
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:108
  35. Identifying the precise location of the lower ureter is crucial in not only ureteral surgeries but also the other surgeries that may cause ureteral injury. Although a variety of approaches have been applied to...

    Authors: Hamidreza Zia, Seyed Saeed Tamehri Zadeh, Fatemeh Khatami and Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:107
  36. Perioperative bleeding is the most common complication related to transurethral resection of prostate; the aim of the study was to compare the effect of pre-operative use of finasteride versus cyproterone acet...

    Authors: Shabieb A. Abdelbaki, Adel Al-Falah, Mohamed Alhefnawy, Ahmed Abozeid and Abdallah Fathi
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:106
  37. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST) is a rare malignant soft tissue neoplasm of ectomesenchymal origin. They usually arise from a major or minor peripheral nerve branch or its sheath and also from...

    Authors: Mustapha A. Ajani, Babatope L. Awosusi and Ifeanyichukwu D. Nwanji
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:104
  38. While performing orchidopexy, various suture materials or fibrin glues are used to achieve testicular fixation. This study was designed to assess the histological changes in testis after orchidopexy using fibr...

    Authors: Amit Kumar Singh, M. Srinivas and Saumyaranjan Mallick
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:103
  39. Our prospective study aims to assess if penile parameters and GMS score can predict the postoperative outcome of patients with hypospadias repaired with the TIP technique.

    Authors: Ahmed Shoukry, Ahmed Abbas, Mohamed Abdelwahab, Waleed Ghoneima, Ahmed Shouman, Mohamed El Ghoneimy, Hani Morsi, Hesham Badawy, Mohamed Eissa and Waseem Aboulela
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:102
  40. Male sex reversal syndrome is a rare genetic cause of male infertility with an overall incidence of 1/20,000–1/100,000 males. There is mismatching between the genetic make-up and the apparent clinical features...

    Authors: Mohamed Ahmed Abd El Salam, Noha Hassan Ibrahim and Nehad Nabil Eskarous
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:101
  41. Testicular torsion is a urological emergency and needs urgent intervention to prevent testicular loss and impaired future fertility. It is commonly seen in the neonatal and adolescent age groups. Testicular to...

    Authors: Uzodimma Ejike Onwuasoanya
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:100
  42. Urolithiasis is increasingly diagnosed worldwide. Stone analysis is an important part in the assessment of patients with urolithiasis. However, in sub-Saharan Africa, data on the composition of urinary stones ...

    Authors: Pablo Kuntima Diasiama Diangienda, Dieudonné Molamba Moningo, Jean-Robert Rissasy Makulo, Ernest Kiswaya Sumaili, Eric Musalu Mafuta, Alain Ngoma Mayindu, Augustin M. L. Punga-Maole, Jean-Philippe Haymann and Michel Daudon
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:99
  43. Penile Mondor’s disease (PMD) is thrombophlebitis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis. Following the occurrence of thrombotic events in the affected veins, the lumen often becomes occluded with fibrin ...

    Authors: Murat Tuğrul Eren, Hakan Özveri and Hilal Kurtoğlu
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:97
  44. In this study, we aimed to determine which patients will benefit most from TMT treatment, and to evaluate the factors affecting relapse, survival and response to treatment separately.

    Authors: Mehmet Solakhan, Necla Benlier, Zeliha Yıldırım, Ali Ihsan Seran, Vildan Kaya and Mustafa Yıldırım
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:95
  45. We aim to evaluate isoamyl 2-cyanoacrylate as an intervening layer in the surgical repair of the urethra-cutaneous fistula (UCF) after hypospadias in comparison with the classic surgical repair technique.

    Authors: A. M. Tawfeek, Andrew Makeen Mohareb, Ahmed Higazy, Ahmed Farouk, Karim Omar Elsaeed, Ahmed Tawfick and Ahmed Radwan
    Citation: African Journal of Urology 2021 27:94

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