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Does Race/Ethnicity Have a Role in a Link Between Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Metabolic Syndrome?

Does Race/Ethnicity Have a Role in a Link Between Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Metabolic Syndrome?

March 2, 2017 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

Seong Ho Lee, *Sang Kon Lee Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, South Korea *Correspondence to sangklee@hallym.ac.kr Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 22.02.16 Accepted: 29.07.16 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[1]:69-75. Abstract Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a highly prevalent disease related to the risk ofRead More

GreenLight XPS™ Vaporisation of the Prostate Has Proven Cost-Effective

GreenLight XPS™ Vaporisation of the Prostate Has Proven Cost-Effective

October 10, 2016 at 9:41 AM 0 comments

*Gordon Muir,1 Neil Barber,2 James Andrew Thomas,3 Simone Giona1 1. King’s College Hospital, London, UK 2. Frimley Park Hospital, London, UK 3. Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, UK *Correspondence to gordon@london-urology.co.uk Disclosure: Gordon Muir has received speaker and mentoring fees from Boston Scientific and Neotract. Neil Barber has received speaker andRead More

Managing Patients with Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Old Disease, New Ideas

Managing Patients with Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Old Disease, New Ideas

April 26, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 12th March 2016 as part of the European Association of Urology Congress 2016 in Munich, Germany Chairperson: Per-Uno Malmström1 Speakers: Marko Babjuk,2 Carsten Ohlmann,3 Bernard Malavaud,4 Ashish Kamat5 1. Department of Urology, Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden 2. Department of Urology, Hospital Motol and 2nd FacultyRead More

Editor’s Pick: PSMA-Specific Ligands in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Editor’s Pick: PSMA-Specific Ligands in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

April 26, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

In this review, Wei Jin and colleagues from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri, USA, have summarised the ligands associated with prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), which is a widely used biomarker and antigen in prostate cancer diagnosis. This topic is one of the most attractive and promising subjects in the diagnosis and therapyRead More

Tubular Ectasia of the Rete Testis: What Is Behind It?

Tubular Ectasia of the Rete Testis: What Is Behind It?

April 26, 2016 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Ramón Rogel, Ana Avargues, Saturnino Luján, Jesús Andrés Betancourt, Enrique Broseta, Francisco Boronat Department of Urology, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, Spain *Correspondence to ramonrogelberto@hotmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 22.02.16 Accepted: 15.03.16 Citation: EMJ Urol. 2016;4[1]:70–74. Abstract Background: Tubular ectasia of theRead More

Surgical Management of Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence

Surgical Management of Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence

April 26, 2016 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

Arthi Satyanarayan, Ryan Mooney, *Nirmish Singla Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA *Correspondence to nirmish.singla@phhs.org Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 14.12.15 Accepted: 18.02.16 Citation: EMJ Urol. 2016;4[1]:75-80. Abstract Post-prostatectomy incontinence (PPI) is a common and significant issue that canRead More

Renal Metastasis of a Malignant Myopericytoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Renal Metastasis of a Malignant Myopericytoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

April 26, 2016 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Jeroen Van Besien,1 Pieter Uvin,1 Caroline Van den Broecke,2 David Creytens,3 Luc Merckx1 1. Department of Urology, AZ Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium 2. Department of Pathology, AZ Sint Lucas, Ghent, Belgium 3. Department of Pathology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium *Correspondence to jeroen.vanbesien@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflictsRead More

The Current State of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

The Current State of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

April 26, 2016 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Oktay Üçer Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey *Correspondence to uceroktay@yahoo.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 26.01.16 Accepted: 25.02.16 Citation: EMJ Urol. 2016;4[1]:88-93. Abstract Radical cystectomy with extended pelvic lymph node dissection is the gold standard for the treatment ofRead More

Penile Enhancement Surgery: An Overview

Penile Enhancement Surgery: An Overview

April 26, 2016 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*Marta R. Bizic,1 Miroslav L. Djordjevic1,2 1. University Children’s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia 2. School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia *Correspondence to martabizic@uromiros.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 08.12.15 Accepted: 10.03.16 Citation: EMJ Urol. 2016;4[1]:94-100. Abstract Penile size is a frequently observed concern inRead More

Pathogenesis and Laboratory Diagnosis of Childhood Urinary Tract Infection

Pathogenesis and Laboratory Diagnosis of Childhood Urinary Tract Infection

April 26, 2016 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

*Jharna Mandal Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India *Correspondence to drjharna@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 07.01.16 Accepted: 08.02.16 Citation: EMJ Urol 2016;4[1]:101-107. Abstract Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections of childhood. TheRead More