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How to Implement Guidelines into Clinical Practice

How to Implement Guidelines into Clinical Practice

November 30, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

*Theo M. de Reijke Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center (AMC) University Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands *Correspondence to t.m.dereyke@amc.uva.nl Disclosure: Prof de Reijke is on the Scientific Committee of the Mirrors of Medicine. Received: 01.03.17 Accepted: 16.10.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[4]:12-13. This article is made available under the terms of the Creative CommonsRead More

Peyronie’s Disease: Recent Treatment Modalities

Peyronie’s Disease: Recent Treatment Modalities

August 31, 2017 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

Ali Can Albaz, *Oktay Üçer Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey *Correspondence to uceroktay@yahoo.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 17.01.17 Accepted: 26.04.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[3]:63-70. Abstract Peyronie’s disease (PD), which is characterised by fibrous plaque formation in the tunica albugineaRead More

Significance of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

Significance of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

August 31, 2017 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 author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 30.12.16 Accepted: 15.06.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[3]:71-77. Abstract Since the recognition of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU), several studies have questioned its significance. It isRead More

The Role of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Premature Ejaculation

The Role of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Premature Ejaculation

August 31, 2017 at 8:20 AM 0 comments

*Alka Aggarwal,1 *Sunder Lal Jethani,1 RK Rohatgi,1 Juhi Kalra2 1. Department of Anatomy, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, India 2. Department of Pharmacology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, India *Correspondence to alkadr2011@rediffmail.com or sljethani2107@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared noRead More

Do Preoperative Alpha Blockers Facilitate Ureteroscope Insertion at the Vesico-Ureteric Junction? An Answer from a Prospective Case-Controlled Study

Do Preoperative Alpha Blockers Facilitate Ureteroscope Insertion at the Vesico-Ureteric Junction? An Answer from a Prospective Case-Controlled Study

August 31, 2017 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Ashok Kumar Sokhal, Kawaljit Singh, Sunny Goel, Manoj Kumar, Bimalesh Purkait, Durgesh Kumar Sain, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Satyanarayan Sankhwar Department of Urology, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India *Correspondence to drashokkumarsokhal@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge the co-operation of residentsRead More

Efficacy of the Artificial Urinary Sphincter ZSI 375 for Treatment of Post-Radical Prostatectomy Incontinence in Patients with Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency: A Preliminary Study

Efficacy of the Artificial Urinary Sphincter ZSI 375 for Treatment of Post-Radical Prostatectomy Incontinence in Patients with Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency: A Preliminary Study

June 1, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

*Alejandro Carvajal Obando,1 Federico Gavira Gil,2 Álvaro Gutiérrez Martinez,3 Luis Fernando Echeverry Molina,4 Juan Carlos Castaño Botero5 1. Hospital Universitario San Vicente Fundación, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia 2. Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe Calle, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia 3. Urobosque Centro Urologico, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia 4. Fundación SaluVite, Cali, Colombia 5. Clínica UniversitariaRead More

Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Docetaxel-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Docetaxel-Resistant Prostate Cancer

June 1, 2017 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Camila Libardi do Amaral Laboratory of Disorders of Metabolism, School of Applied Sciences, University of Campinas, Limeira, São Paulo, Brazil *Correspondence to camilalibardi09@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.10.16 Accepted: 03.04.17 Citation: EMJ. 2017;2[2]:50-56. Abstract Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPCa) is an advanced stage of prostateRead More

Nocturia: What Do We Need to Know in 2017? Identifying the Cause and Tailoring the Treatment

Nocturia: What Do We Need to Know in 2017? Identifying the Cause and Tailoring the Treatment

May 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

This satellite symposium took place on 25th March 2017 as part of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in London, UK Chairperson: Philip Van Kerrebroeck1 Speakers: Philip Van Kerrebroeck,1 Marcus Drake,2 Jonathan Rees3 1. Department of Urology, Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), Maastricht, Netherlands 2. University of Bristol, Bristol,Read More

Abstract Reviews: EAU 2017

Abstract Reviews: EAU 2017

May 9, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

This year’s EAU congress was held in the bustling city of London, UK and saw a range of plenary, expert, and technical sessions highlighting the most recent urological developments. Additionally, >1,100 abstracts were presented, several of which can be found discussed within the pages of the EMJ Urology 5.1 2017Read More

Editor’s Pick: Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma: Clinical Perspectives

Editor’s Pick: Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma: Clinical Perspectives

May 9, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

Although a rare condition, presence of an adrenal cortical carcinoma should be suspected in adrenal masses, particularly in those >5 cm in size. Radiology, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerised tomography (CT) of the abdomen, may be suggested if there is a possibility that it is a malignant massRead More