urologic diseases

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Summary: Pathological processes of the URINARY TRACT in both males and females.

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  1. Litwin M, Saigal C, Beerbohm E. The burden of urologic diseases in America. J Urol. 2005;173:1065-6 pubmed
  2. Kirsch A, Grattan Smith J, Molitierno J. The role of magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric urology. Curr Opin Urol. 2006;16:283-90 pubmed
    ..The aim of this review is to familiarize the reader with the current applications and basic techniques utilizing magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric uroradiology...
  3. Tavakoli A, Surange R, Pearson R, Parrott N, Augustine T, Riad H. Impact of stents on urological complications and health care expenditure in renal transplant recipients: results of a prospective, randomized clinical trial. J Urol. 2007;177:2260-4; discussion 2264 pubmed
    ..We performed a randomized, prospective trial to compare the incidence of early urological complications and health care expenditures in renal transplant recipients with or without ureteral stenting...
  4. Georgiev P, Böni C, Dahm F, Maurus C, Wildi S, Rousson V, et al. Routine stenting reduces urologic complications as compared with stenting "on demand" in adult kidney transplantation. Urology. 2007;70:893-7 pubmed
    ..To examine the impact of the chosen surgical technique and of systematic versus "on-demand" placement of a primary stent on the incidence of urologic complications in adult kidney transplantation...
  5. Grattan Smith J, Little S, Jones R. MR urography in children: how we do it. Pediatr Radiol. 2008;38 Suppl 1:S3-17 pubmed
    ..This paper provides an overview of the practical issues associated with obtaining high-quality scans as well as an introduction into the interpretation of MR urograms...
  6. Jones R, Schmotzer B, Little S, Grattan Smith J. MRU post-processing. Pediatr Radiol. 2008;38 Suppl 1:S18-27 pubmed
    ..Quantitative estimates of renal function (GFR) can be derived from MRU but have yet to be validated in a pediatric population...
  7. Grattan Smith J, Jones R. Magnetic resonance urography in children. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2008;16:515-31, vi pubmed publisher
    ..This article provides an overview of the technical aspects of MR urography and common clinical applications, such as the evaluation of hydronephrosis, reflux nephropathy, and renal dysplasia...
  8. Grattan Smith J, Jones R. MR urography: technique and results for the evaluation of urinary obstruction in the pediatric population. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2008;16:643-60, viii-ix pubmed publisher
    ..Further technical developments in the field will produce greater insights into the pathophysiology of not only urologic disorders but also disorders of the kidney itself...
  9. Karl A, Rittler P, Buchner A, Fradet V, Speer R, Walther S, et al. Prospective assessment of malnutrition in urologic patients. Urology. 2009;73:1072-6 pubmed publisher
    ..There is a general lack of data on the prevalence of malnutrition in urologic patients. An assessment of malnutrition is needed to raise awareness of this condition and to initiate nutrition therapy if needed...

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  1. Litwin M, Saigal C, Yano E, Avila C, Geschwind S, Hanley J, et al. Urologic diseases in America Project: analytical methods and principal findings. J Urol. 2005;173:933-7 pubmed
    ..We undertook a project, Urologic Diseases in America, to quantify the burden of urological diseases on the American public.
  2. Brown J, Wessells H, Chancellor M, Howards S, Stamm W, Stapleton A, et al. Urologic complications of diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2005;28:177-85 pubmed
  3. Senel E, Akbiyik F, Atayurt H, Tiryaki H. Urological problems or fecal continence during long-term follow-up of patients with anorectal malformation. Pediatr Surg Int. 2010;26:683-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate fecal continence together with additional urinary anomalies in patients with anorectal malformations (ARM) and determine which of them is more troublesome for life quality in long-term follow-up...
  4. Wojcikowski K, Wohlmuth H, Johnson D, Rolfe M, Gobe G. An in vitro investigation of herbs traditionally used for kidney and urinary system disorders: potential therapeutic and toxic effects. Nephrology (Carlton). 2009;14:70-9 pubmed publisher
  5. Geavlete P, Jecu M, Geavlete B, Multescu R, Nita G, Georgescu D. Ureteroscopy--an essential modern approach in upper urinary tract diagnosis and treatment. J Med Life. 2010;3:193-9 pubmed
    ..We believe that our extensive experience in endourological approach is significant and will have a say in the technological developments, which will help both the patients and the practicing urologists...
  6. Chalmers D, Vemulakonda V. Pediatric Urology for the General Surgeon. Surg Clin North Am. 2016;96:545-65 pubmed publisher
    ..An understanding of the fundamentals can guide appropriate initial management. Additional focus is devoted to the management of genitourinary trauma to guide the general surgeon in more acute, emergent settings. ..
  7. Zimmer A, Greul F, Meisner W. [Pain management in urology]. Urologe A. 2013;52:585-95; quiz 596-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These patients often benefit from multimodal, interdisciplinary pain management comprising psychological and educational approaches as well as activating physiotherapy...
  8. Ikuerowo S, Bioku M, Omisanjo O, Esho J. Urologic daycase surgery: a five year experience. Niger J Clin Pract. 2013;16:28-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Expectedly, daycase surgery (DCS) is today witnessing a boom in developing countries as a reasonable option in the face of global economic recession, although with limited scope...
  9. Ramos Fernandez M, Medero Colon R, Mendez Carreno L. Critical urologic skills and procedures in the emergency department. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2013;31:237-60 pubmed publisher
    ..An overview of each procedure is discussed as well as indications, contraindications, equipment, technique, and potential complications...
  10. Creighton S, Wood D. Complex gynaecological and urological problems in adolescents: challenges and transition. Postgrad Med J. 2013;89:34-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This should be delivered by a multidisciplinary team that includes urology, gynaecology, nephrology, endocrinology and psychology. This creates a safe clinical and supportive environment for patients and their families...
  11. Shao C, Li M, Li X, Wei L, Zhu L, Yang F, et al. A tool for biomarker discovery in the urinary proteome: a manually curated human and animal urine protein biomarker database. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2011;10:M111.010975 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, it is not clear how well the animal models mimic human diseases...
  12. Cardona Grau D, Chiang G. Evaluation and Lifetime Management of the Urinary Tract in Patients with Myelomeningocele. Urol Clin North Am. 2017;44:391-401 pubmed publisher
    ..These complex medical needs become more challenging as patients age and need to transition to adult providers. ..
  13. Russell A, Kavia R, Dasgupta P, Sahai A. The use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of urologic pain. Curr Opin Urol. 2013;23:570-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Over the years, several reports of its use in refractory bladder pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis have emerged. We review the literature with a view to assessing efficacy and adverse events in this setting...
  14. Dong Y, Hao L, Shi Z, Wang G, Zhang Z, Han C. Efficacy and safety of tadalafil monotherapy for lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia: a meta-analysis. Urol Int. 2013;91:10-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of tadalafil monotherapy for lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH)...
  15. Domínguez Alegría A, Vélez Díaz Pallarés M, Moreno Cobo M, Arrieta Blanco F, Bermejo Vicedo T. [Purple urine bag syndrome in elderly woman with nutritional supplements]. Nutr Hosp. 2012;27:2130-2 pubmed publisher
    ..In the case we present the administration of nutritional supplements containing tryptophan conditioned the generation of this syndrome...
  16. Liberman D, McCormack M. Renal and urologic problems: management of ureteric obstruction. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2012;6:316-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent research has addressed this issue. We now have objective criteria to stratify the possible benefit of urinary diversion in patients with malignant obstructive nephropathy...
  17. Iswaldi I, Gomez Caravaca A, Arráez Román D, Uberos J, Lardón M, Segura Carretero A, et al. Characterization by high-performance liquid chromatography with diode-array detection coupled to time-of-flight mass spectrometry of the phenolic fraction in a cranberry syrup used to prevent urinary tract diseases, together with a study of its antib. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2012;58:34-41 pubmed publisher
    ..15 mg/mL). With regard to antibacterial activity, the incubation of Escherichia coli with cranberry syrup was found to reduce surface hydrophobicity as a function of the concentration of the extract...
  18. Pitman M, Cheetham P, Hruby G, Katz A. Vitamin D deficiency in the urological population: a single center analysis. J Urol. 2011;186:1395-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To our knowledge the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency has never been reported in the general urological population. We evaluated the vitamin D status of this population at a large academic center...
  19. Moyad M. Heart health = urologic health and heart unhealthy = urologic unhealthy: rapid review of lifestyle changes and dietary supplements. Urol Clin North Am. 2011;38:359-67 pubmed publisher
  20. Singh G, Lucas M, Dolan L, Knight S, Ramage C, Hobson P. Minimum standards for urodynamic practice in the UK. Neurourol Urodyn. 2010;29:1365-72 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper reports on the recent publication and wide distribution of a joint statement on minimum standards for urodynamic practice in the UK...
  21. Donnell R. Benign prostate hyperplasia: a review of the year's progress from bench to clinic. Curr Opin Urol. 2011;21:22-6 pubmed
    ..This article presents an update of the BPH literature with a special focus on basic science or translational studies concerned with the cause of clinically significant BPH with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  22. Van Batavia J, Casale P. Robotic surgery of the kidney and ureter in pediatric patients. Curr Urol Rep. 2013;14:373-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We must continue to evolve with the ever-changing advancements in technology and take a keen interest in maintaining our skills to ensure excellent outcomes and patient safety. ..
  23. Merrill L, Girard B, Arms L, Guertin P, Vizzard M. Neuropeptide/Receptor expression and plasticity in micturition pathways. Curr Pharm Des. 2013;19:4411-22 pubmed
    ..LUT neuropeptide/receptor systems in LUT pathways may thus represent potential targets for therapeutic intervention...
  24. Autorino R, Kim F. Urologic Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS): current status. Urologia. 2011;78:32-41 pubmed
    ..The evolution of minimally invasive surgery led to the development of laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)...
  25. Vaarala M, Perttilä I, Hellstrom P. [Botulinum toxin useful in urological problems]. Duodecim. 2010;126:2511-7 pubmed
    ..In general, botulinum neurotoxin treatment is well tolerated and adverse events are predictable and limited to the urogenital tract, though rare severe and fatal complications have been reported...
  26. Spagnul S, Cabral P, Verndl D, Glina S. Adrenergic ?-blockers: an infrequent and overlooked cause of priapism. Int J Impot Res. 2011;23:95-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless the association with priapism is well documented and related to substantial morbidity, this is an infrequent event and should not preclude their use, considering that the patient be sufficiently informed...
  27. Lachenmyer L, Anderson J, Clayton D, Thomas J, Pope J, Adams M, et al. Analysis of an intervention to reduce parental anxiety prior to voiding cystourethrogram. J Pediatr Urol. 2013;9:1223-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) is a common imaging test in pediatric urology that can be associated with anxiety in the child and parent. We hypothesized that education by mailed brochure would decrease pre-procedure parental anxiety...
  28. Robert G, Descazeaud A, De La Taille A. Lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia: who are the high-risk patients and what are the best treatment options?. Curr Opin Urol. 2011;21:42-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This review aims at giving a critical overview of the most recent publications on the diagnosis and treatment of high-risk patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  29. Choi S, Sun I, Hong Y, Kim H, Park H, Chung B, et al. The role of kidney biopsy to determine donation from prospective kidney donors with asymptomatic urinary abnormalities. Transplant Proc. 2012;44:11-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the pathology of prospective kidney donors with asymptomatic urinary abnormalities and assessed the clinical outcomes of their organs...
  30. Sávio L, Nguyen H. Robot-assisted laparoscopic urological surgery in children. Nat Rev Urol. 2013;10:632-9 pubmed publisher
  31. Davis N, McGuire B, Callanan A, Flood H, McGloughlin T. Xenogenic extracellular matrices as potential biomaterials for interposition grafting in urological surgery. J Urol. 2010;184:2246-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We also reviewed the clinical limitations, and assessed the potential for safe and effective urological application of extracellular matrix grafting in place of autogenous tissue...
  32. Choi J, Kim H, Ju S, Lee S, Han D, Jeong B. Initial experience with LESS and hybrid LESS in patients with benign urologic disease. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2012;21:63-70 pubmed publisher
    ..2008 and April 2010, we performed LESS and hybrid LESS urologic procedures in 100 cases for various benign urologic diseases. Conversion to standard laparoscopy was necessary in six cases, conversion to hand-assisted laparoscopic ..
  33. Krajewski W, Piszczek R, Weyde W, Rybak Z, Dembowski J. [Lymphocele--urological complication after renal transplantation]. Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online). 2013;67:326-30 pubmed
    ..At present, laparoscopic fenestration is considered to be the most efficient and the safest method. However, there are clinical cases where open surgical treatment is necessary...
  34. Damasio M, Costanzo S, Podestà E, Ghiggeri G, Piaggio G, Faranda F, et al. Magnetic resonance urography and laparoscopy in paediatric urology: a case series. Pediatr Radiol. 2013;43:1516-27 pubmed publisher
    ..It also offers some examples of the potential additional diagnostic information provided by laparoscopy as well as its therapeutic role. ..
  35. Kerns S, Stone N, Stock R, Rath L, Ostrer H, Rosenstein B. A 2-stage genome-wide association study to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with development of urinary symptoms after radiotherapy for prostate cancer. J Urol. 2013;190:102-8 pubmed publisher
  36. Tyson M, Humphreys M. Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery, minilaparoscopy and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery in urology. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2014;66:25-35 pubmed
    ..We attempt to provide the reader with a balanced overview of these techniques, their origins and lay the groundwork for future research and development. ..
  37. Lanitis S, Zacharioudakis C, Zafeiriadou P, Armoutides V, Karaliotas C, Sgourakis G. Incidental findings in trauma patients during focused assessment with sonography for trauma. Am Surg. 2012;78:366-72 pubmed
    ..The detection of unknown surgical conditions in FAST may lead to managerial and possible medico-legal issues rendering the development of a proper algorithm mandatory...
  38. Ubee S, Kasi V, Bello D, Manikandan R. Implications of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators in urological practice. J Urol. 2011;186:1198-205 pubmed publisher
    ..We reviewed the literature on their use and implications in urological practice...
  39. Sebastia C, Quiroga S, Bunesch L, Boyé R, Salvador R, Nicolau C. Usefulness of computed tomography performed immediately after excretory urography in patients with delayed opacification or dilated upper urinary tract of unknown cause. Abdom Imaging. 2012;37:482-93 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic value of computed tomography (CT) performed immediately after excretory urography (EU) in patients with delayed renal opacification or dilated upper urinary system with nonconclusive diagnosis after EU...
  40. Di Paola G, Mogorovich A, Fiorini G, Cuttano M, Manassero F, Selli C. Candida bezoars with urinary tract obstruction in two women without immunocompromising conditions. ScientificWorldJournal. 2011;11:1168-72 pubmed publisher
    ..We report on two otherwise healthy women presenting with urinary tract obstruction caused by candidal mycetomas of the renal pelvis that mimicked matrix lithiasis. ..
  41. Amarante M, Shrensel J, Tomei K, Carmel P, Gandhi C. Management of urological dysfunction in pediatric patients with spinal dysraphism: review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2012;33:E4 pubmed publisher
    ..With proper management instituted at birth, many patients could potentially delay or avoid the potential urological complications resulting from congenital neurogenic bladder...
  42. Reynolds W, Dmochowski R, Lai J, Saigal C, Penson D. Patterns and predictors of urodynamics use in the United States. J Urol. 2013;189:1791-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether these differences reflect gaps in the consistency or appropriateness of using urodynamics. ..
  43. Turner R, Fox J, Ost M. Advances in the surgical pediatric urologic armamentarium. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2012;59:927-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews the technology and adaptations behind these recent advances as well as their current applications in management of urologic disease in children...
  44. Chen S, Chiu L, Chen K. Comparison of transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate and transurethral resection of the prostate for detection of prostate cancer in patients with moderate lower urinary tract symptoms. J Chin Med Assoc. 2010;73:568-72 pubmed publisher
  45. Lubelski D, Abdullah K, Nowacki A, Alvin M, Steinmetz M, Chakka S, et al. Urological complications following use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in anterior lumbar interbody fusion: presented at the 2012 Joint Spine Section Meeting: clinical article. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013;18:126-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the urological complications in patients after anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) with and without the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2)...
  46. Stensvold A, Dahl A, Brennhovd B, Småstuen M, Fossa S, Lilleby W, et al. Bother problems in prostate cancer patients after curative treatment. Urol Oncol. 2013;31:1067-78 pubmed publisher
    ..We also studied the associations between psychosocial factors and post-treatment bother and the correlations between bother and function at the follow-up time points...
  47. Moilanen J, Mikkola T, Raitanen J, Heinonen R, Tomas E, Nygård C, et al. Effect of aerobic training on menopausal symptoms--a randomized controlled trial. Menopause. 2012;19:691-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether aerobic training affects menopausal symptoms in recently postmenopausal sedentary women...
  48. Knier B, Büschges Seraphin B, Hilgers K, Amann K, Uder M, Eckardt K, et al. From red to white urine: a patient's nightmare with a rather benign outcome. BMC Nephrol. 2012;13:7 pubmed publisher
    ..Non-parasitic chyluria, however, is a very rare finding...
  49. Barkin J, Folia C. Emerging therapies: what's new is old and what's old is new. Can J Urol. 2012;19 Suppl 1:49-53 pubmed
    ..With the advent of new therapies to treat urological diseases, in many cases, primary management of the patient is often shifted from the urologist to the family physician, and sometimes moved from the oncologist to the urologist...
  50. Heyns C. Urinary tract infection associated with conditions causing urinary tract obstruction and stasis, excluding urolithiasis and neuropathic bladder. World J Urol. 2012;30:77-83 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to examine urinary tract infection (UTI) associated with conditions causing urinary tract obstruction and stasis, excluding urolithiasis and neuropathic bladder dysfunction...
  51. Abrams S, Hallett M. Clinical utility of different botulinum neurotoxin preparations. Toxicon. 2013;67:81-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Expert opinion is also included to address practical issues where more evidence and further research is needed...
  52. Luna E, Cerezo I, Abengózar A, Garcia de Vinuesa E, Martinez C, Villa J, et al. Urologic complications after kidney transplantation: involvement of the double-J stent and the urologic suture. Transplant Proc. 2010;42:3143-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Donor age was a risk factor. The W suture with a double-J stent was the best way to prevent ureteral stenosis, with delayed graft function being an important risk factor...
  53. Frazier K, Seely J, Hard G, Betton G, Burnett R, Nakatsuji S, et al. Proliferative and nonproliferative lesions of the rat and mouse urinary system. Toxicol Pathol. 2012;40:14S-86S pubmed publisher