New Insights in Nocturnal Enuresis: Going Digital, Sleep, and Genetics

New Insights in Nocturnal Enuresis: Going Digital, Sleep, and Genetics

January 26, 2016 at 9:07 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 16th October 2015 as part of the 26th Congress of the European Society for Paediatric Urology in Prague, Czech Republic Chairperson: Serdar Tekgül1 Speakers: Guy Bogaert,2 Johan Vande Walle,3 Søren Rittig4 1. Department of Pediatric Urology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey 2. Department of Urology andRead More

Editor’s Pick: Complement Pathway Associated Glomerulopathies

Editor’s Pick: Complement Pathway Associated Glomerulopathies

January 26, 2016 at 9:07 AM 0 comments

Our understanding of pathophysiology across the continuum of renal diseases is rapidly increasing, not only in terms of rare renal disease, but also in relation to more common diseases. Complement activation is associated with a wide number of kidney disorders, and recent advances in this area of research mean thatRead More

Hormonal Therapies for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

Hormonal Therapies for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

January 26, 2016 at 9:05 AM 0 comments

*Cora N. Sternberg,1 Bertrand Tombal2 1. Department of Medical Oncology, San Camillo and Forlanini Hospitals, Rome, Italy 2. Institut de Recherche Clinique (IREC), Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium *Correspondence to cnsternberg@corasternberg.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Support: The publication of this article was funded by Sandoz.Read More

Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Is There Any Breaking News?

Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Is There Any Breaking News?

January 26, 2016 at 9:05 AM 0 comments

*George Kasyan Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Moscow, Russia *Correspondence to g.kasyan@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 17.11.15 Accepted: 18.01.16 Citation: EMJ 2016;1[1]:54-57. Abstract During recent decades, the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) presented by patients have remained the same, but our understandingRead More

Urinary Incontinence, Depression, and Psychosocial Factors – A Review of Population Studies

Urinary Incontinence, Depression, and Psychosocial Factors – A Review of Population Studies

January 26, 2016 at 9:05 AM 0 comments

*Jodie Avery, Nigel Stocks University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia *Correspondence to jodie.avery@adelaide.edu.au Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 29.10.15 Accepted: 04.01.15 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[1]:58-67. Abstract The psychological effects of urinary incontinence, such as psychological distress, depression, and anxiety are well recognised. Associations between incontinence, quality ofRead More

The Role of Body Fluids in the Horizontal Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus via Household/Close Contact

The Role of Body Fluids in the Horizontal Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus via Household/Close Contact

January 26, 2016 at 9:04 AM 0 comments

*Haruki Komatsu,1 Ayano Inui,2 Tomoo Fujisawa2 1. Department of Pediatrics, Toho University Sakura Medical Center, Chiba, Japan 2. Department of Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Eastern Yokohama Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan *Correspondence to haruki-komatsu@chive.ocn.ne.jp Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 27.11.15 Accepted: 20.01.16 Citation: EMJ. 2016;1[1]:68-75. Abstract HepatitisRead More

Utility of Exosomes in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

Utility of Exosomes in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

January 26, 2016 at 9:02 AM 0 comments

Leo I. Amodu, Asaph Levy, Crystal Kyaw, Darshan Padmanabhan, Alexandra Osman, Mukesh Tiwari, Jeffrey Nicastro, Gene Coppa, Ernesto Molmenti, *Horacio L. Rodriguez Rilo Center for Diseases of the Pancreas, Department of General Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York, USA *Correspondence to Hrilo@nshs.edu Disclosure: TheRead More

Human Sperm Cryopreservation

Human Sperm Cryopreservation

January 26, 2016 at 9:01 AM 0 comments

*Eva Mocé,1 Andrés J. Fajardo,1 James K. Graham2 1. Centro de Tecnología Animal-Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (CITA-IVIA), Segorbe (Castellón), Spain 2. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA *Correspondence to moce_eva@gva.es Disclosure: E. Mocé is supported by MICINN (RYC-2010-06162) and co-financed by FEDER funds. A.J.Read More

Preschool Wheezing Phenotypes

Preschool Wheezing Phenotypes

January 26, 2016 at 9:01 AM 0 comments

*Andrew Bush,1-3 Prasad Nagakumar2,3 1. Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College London, London, UK 2. Department of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK 3. Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK *Correspondence to a.bush@imperial.ac.uk Disclosure: A. Bush was supported by the NIHRRead More