Penile Subcutaneus Stone Implant: An Unusual Case Report
Serdar Toksoz and Yalcin Kizilkan
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 31, 2015
Men in some areas of Asia have a long history of inserting or implanting various objects into their penises. Artificial penile implant are inert objects inserted beneath the skin of the penis. Objects placed under the skin of the penile shaft may include plastic beads made from toothbrushes, silicon, metal pellets, glass, ivory, precious metals, marbles or pearls. Some men believe that penile implants enhance the sexual pleasure. Subdermal implants placed under the skin of the penis can provide ...
Salvage Buccal Urethroplasty after Prior Open Intervention: 10 Year Experience
Mimi Zhang, Benjamin Carpenter, Richard Bihrle and Matthew J Mellon
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 08, 2015
Urethral stricture disease is a complex urologic problem with multiple etiologies and multiple surgical approaches. Although there is no one single technique employed for all types of strictures, buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty (BMU) has proven to be a versatile surgical option for the reconstructive urologist since its first use in the 1940s. Although there are multiple large, single-center experiences with buccal urethroplasty, only recently have short and long term results become available...
Unmasking of an Ectopic Ureter after Insertion of Tension-Free Vaginal Tape
Stephanie BM Tan, Greg Malone and Judith TW Goh
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 23, 2015
Ectopic ureters draining into a place other than the posterior-lateral aspect of the trigone is uncommon. Patients may be asymptomatic or present with the classic symptoms of normal voiding associated with continuous urinary leakage. We present a case of an adult female whose ureteric duplication was unmasked after insertion of tension free vaginal tape (TVT)....
An Unusual Cause of Massive Hematuria: Arterio-Ureteral Fistula, and Review of the Literature
Andrea Orosa Andrada, Ines Laso Garcia, Francisco de Asis Donis Canet, Jose Javier Fabuel Alcaniz, Luis Lopez-Fando Lavalle and Francisco Javier Burgos Revilla
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 21, 2015
Arterio-ureteral fistula is an uncommon diagnosis with a high rate of mortality. An early diagnosis is the key for a successful treatment and should be included in the differential diagnosis of patients with unexplained hematuria. We report a clinical case and a review of the literature....
Prostate Cancer Survivorship: A Systematic Review
Sanchia S Goonewardene, Young A and R. Persad
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: September 08, 2015
Background: Due to advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment, the number of prostate cancer survivors is increasing. Yet, with this expanding cohort of patients, very little has been done to develop services.
Objective: A systematic review was conducted to explore prostate cancer survivorship issues. This analysis will inform development of interventions.
Discussion: The literature is reviewed and the way forward for survivorship discussed. We also identify possible themes for research....
Late Complications of Duplex System Ureterocele; Acute Urinary Retention, Stone Formation and Renal Atrophy
Sipal Timucin Akdere Hakan and Bumin Ors
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 14, 2015
A 49- year-old woman was admitted to emergency department with a complaint of acute urinary retention. The investigation of the patient revealed right duplex system anomaly, ureterocele containing multiple stones and atrophic right kidney. After reliefing her urinary retention, endoscopic ureterocele de-roofing, two dj stents insertion and stones extraction were performed. The symptoms of the patient were relieved after treatment. The patient was asymptomatic at six month follow-up visit. ...
Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) Surgery. Results at 24-Month Follow-Up
Rosita Aniuliene, Povilas Aniulis, Lina Slabsyte and Titas Telksnys
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 09, 2015
Women pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common pathology in urogynaecology. Given the fact that women's lifespan is increasing and society is aging, this disorder is becoming more relevant, moreover, it is embarrassing for the women involved. Literature points out that pelvic organ prolapse is common in middle age women and occurs in 50% of parous women, however, not all women require surgical intervention. Approximately, from 11 to 20% of all women may have the risk of surgical treatment for POP...