Koray Agras

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal textiloma mimicking a renal tumor: case report
    Koray Agras
    Deparment of Urology, Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:401-3. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor-alpha and beta are differentially distributed, expressed and activated in the fetal genital tubercle
    Koray Agras
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, UCSF Children s Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 177:2386-92. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Resolution of cortical lesions on serial renal scans in children with acute pyelonephritis
    Koray Agras
    Department of Urology, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Radiol 37:153-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of androgen receptor and disruption of its mRNA expression by exogenous estrogens during morphogenesis of the genital tubercle
    Koray Agras
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, UCSF Children s Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 176:1883-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Progesterone receptors in the developing genital tubercle: implications for the endocrine disruptor hypothesis as the etiology of hypospadias
    Koray Agras
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Children s Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 178:722-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Activating transcription factor 3 is estrogen-responsive in utero and upregulated during sexual differentiation
    Benchun Liu
    Center for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
    Horm Res 65:217-22. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Endocrine disruptors and hypospadias: role of genistein and the fungicide vinclozolin
    Marcelo L B Vilela
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 70:618-21. 2007
  8. pmc Embryonic exposure to the fungicide vinclozolin causes virilization of females and alteration of progesterone receptor expression in vivo: an experimental study in mice
    Jill Buckley
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, HSW 1434, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Environ Health 5:4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Steroid receptors and mammalian penile development: an unexpected role for progesterone receptor?
    Emily Willingham
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Urol 176:728-33. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Is deep dorsal vein arterialization effective in elderly patients?
    Onder Kayigil
    Clinic of 2nd Urology, Ankara Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:125-31. 2008

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal textiloma mimicking a renal tumor: case report
    Koray Agras
    Deparment of Urology, Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:401-3. 2007
    ..After remaining silent so many years, it was incidentally diagnosed during operation. We suggest further investigation in patients with renal masses and history of retroperitoneal surgery to avoid unnecessary nephrectomy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor-alpha and beta are differentially distributed, expressed and activated in the fetal genital tubercle
    Koray Agras
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, UCSF Children s Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 177:2386-92. 2007
    ..We examined the ontogenic and sex specific expression of estrogen receptor-alpha and beta in mouse genital tubercles and assessed the effects of in utero estrogen exposure on these parameters...
  3. ncbi request reprint Resolution of cortical lesions on serial renal scans in children with acute pyelonephritis
    Koray Agras
    Department of Urology, Numune Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Radiol 37:153-8. 2007
    ..The ideal time for distinguishing a renal scar from acute inflammatory lesions by renal DMSA scintigraphy remains controversial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny of androgen receptor and disruption of its mRNA expression by exogenous estrogens during morphogenesis of the genital tubercle
    Koray Agras
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, UCSF Children s Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 176:1883-8. 2006
    ..The ontogeny of androgen receptor expression in male and female mouse genital tubercles, and the effects of in utero ethinyl estradiol exposure on androgen receptor mRNA expression in the hypospadias model were studied...
  5. ncbi request reprint Progesterone receptors in the developing genital tubercle: implications for the endocrine disruptor hypothesis as the etiology of hypospadias
    Koray Agras
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Children s Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 178:722-7. 2007
    ..In fetal mice genital tubercles the ontogenetic expression of progesterone receptors and the effect of in utero estrogen and testosterone exposure were investigated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Activating transcription factor 3 is estrogen-responsive in utero and upregulated during sexual differentiation
    Benchun Liu
    Center for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143, USA
    Horm Res 65:217-22. 2006
    ..We used a mouse model of steroid-dependent genital tubercle development to elucidate the ontogeny of ATF3 expression and the developmental response of ATF3 in vivo to estrogen exposure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Endocrine disruptors and hypospadias: role of genistein and the fungicide vinclozolin
    Marcelo L B Vilela
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 70:618-21. 2007
    ..Because nonorganic diets can include residues of pesticides such as vinclozolin, we sought to assess the interaction of realistic daily exposures to genistein and vinclozolin and their effects on the incidence of hypospadias...
  8. pmc Embryonic exposure to the fungicide vinclozolin causes virilization of females and alteration of progesterone receptor expression in vivo: an experimental study in mice
    Jill Buckley
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, HSW 1434, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Environ Health 5:4. 2006
    ..In the current work, we selected a relatively low dose of vinclozolin to examine its in utero effects on the development of the genital tubercle, both at the morphological and molecular levels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Steroid receptors and mammalian penile development: an unexpected role for progesterone receptor?
    Emily Willingham
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    J Urol 176:728-33. 2006
    ..We investigated the role of steroid receptors in normal and abnormal genital tubercle development in males and females. We hypothesized that progesterone receptor expression might be involved in abnormal development in both sexes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is deep dorsal vein arterialization effective in elderly patients?
    Onder Kayigil
    Clinic of 2nd Urology, Ankara Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:125-31. 2008
    ..In this study, we investigated the efficiency of deep dorsal vein arterialization (DDVA) in carefully selected healthy elderly patients..
  11. doi request reprint The randomized comparison of two different endoscopic techniques in the management of large bladder stones: transurethral use of nephroscope or cystoscope?
    Kemal Ener
    2nd Urology Clinic, Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Endourol 23:1151-5. 2009
    ..To gain more insight into the endoscopic bladder stone management, we aimed to compare the transurethral use of nephroscope and cystoscope randomly...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of transanal pelvic plexus stimulation on penile erection: clinical implications
    Onder Kayigil
    II Urology Clinic, Ankara Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1195-201. 2007
    ..To determine the ability of transanal pelvic plexus stimulation (TPPS) in inducing penile tumescence in patients with non-neurogenic erectile dysfunction (ED) and to compare the erection degree with papaverine-induced erection...
  13. doi request reprint The combination of vein grafting and two different types of corporeal plication in complex curvature due to Peyronie's disease
    Onder Kayigil
    Department of 2nd Urology, Clinic of Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Urol Int 84:275-81. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Activating transcription factor 3 is up-regulated in patients with hypospadias
    Benchun Liu
    Center for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Pediatr Res 58:1280-3. 2005
    ..Because the etiology of hypospadias may include exposure to estrogenic compounds, the responsiveness of ATF3 to estrogen is also discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Urothelial sonic hedgehog signaling plays an important role in bladder smooth muscle formation
    Yoshiyuki Shiroyanagi
    Department of Urology, UCSF Children s Hospital, University of California San Francisco, P O Box 0738, 400 Parnassus A640, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Differentiation 75:968-77. 2007
    ..Based on Shh expression by urothelium and the effects of Shh inhibition on bladder SM induction, we hypothesize that urothelial-derived Shh orchestrates induction of SM in the fetal mouse bladder...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of efficacy of sildenafil-only, sildenafil plus topical EMLA cream, and topical EMLA-cream-only in treatment of premature ejaculation
    Ali Atan
    Third Department of Urology, Ministry of Health, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Urology 67:388-91. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy of sildenafil (Viagra) only, sildenafil plus topical anesthetic cream (EMLA), and topical EMLA-cream-only to that of placebo in treating premature ejaculation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relaxation degree of cavernous smooth muscle: a novel parameter to predict postoperative success in penile revascularization
    Onder Kayigil
    Department of Urology, Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Angora Evleri, Sahin Sokak, E 4 blok No 11, Ankara, 06800, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1203-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the role of a new preoperative parameter, relaxation degree (RD), in the prediction of postoperative success after deep dorsal vein arterialization operations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adolescent renomedullary interstitial cell tumor: a case report
    Koray Agras
    Ministry of Health, Department of Urology, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Tumori 91:555-7. 2005
    ..The diagnosis of this small tumor is not possible by conventional radiological techniques and histopathological examination is mandatory for its diagnosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Loratadine exerts estrogen-like effects and disrupts penile development in the mouse
    Emily Willingham
    Institute for the Study and Treatment of Hypospadias, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94043, USA
    J Urol 175:723-6. 2006
    ..We examined the effect of in utero exposure to an over-the-counter loratadine syrup on urethral development, and expression of androgen and estrogen receptors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is serum prostate-specific antigen level affected by fasting and nonfasting?
    Altug Tuncel
    Department of Third Urology, Ministry of Health, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Urology 66:105-7. 2005
    ..To determine whether the level of serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) varies with fasting and nonfasting...