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How to deal with steroids use in the management of metastatic prostate cancer during pandemic
Michael Baboudjian, Guillaume Ploussard, Shahrokh F. Shariat, Piet Ost, Alberto Briganti, Morgan Roupret, Benjamin Pradere

Original Article

Effect of upregulation of DD3 on early detection and prognosis in prostate cancer
Ke Wang, Huishan Zhao, Wenting Wang, Yingqian Zhu, Xuebao Zhang, Jiajia Ma, Haotian Tan, Yulian Zhang, Chunhua Lin
Effect of penile rehabilitation with low intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy on erectile function recovery following robot- assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
Shogo Inoue, Tetsutaro Hayashi, Jun Teishima, Akio Matsubara
The clinical application of enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in perioperative period of laparoscopic nephron sparing surgery
Min Tang, Huiyu Dong, Pengfei Shao, Jie Li, Zengjun Wang, Bianjiang Liu
Quantitative proteomic analysis of urinary exosomes in kidney stone patients
Qing Wang, Yi Sun, Yuanyuan Yang, Cong Li, Jiaqiao Zhang, Shaogang Wang
MicroRNA expression profile in the spinal cord injured rat neurogenic bladder by next-generation sequencing
Zhenhua Shang, Tongwen Ou, Jianjun Xu, Hao Yan, Bo Cui, Qi Wang, Jiangtao Wu, Chunsong Jia, Xin Cui, Jin Li
Predictive value of preoperative comprehensive evaluation on the efficacy of HoLEP
Xinglin Chen, Qiuhong Man, Xiyi Wei, Xiaohan Ren, Guangyao Li, Zhongwen Lu, Xu Zhang, Chao Qin
Marital status impacts survival in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a population-based, propensity-matched study
Keyi Wang, Weipu Mao, Heng Shi, Guangchun Wang, Lei Yin, Jinbo Xie, Lap Hong Ian, Hui Zhang, Bo Peng
Aberrant integrin αv and α5 expression in prostate adenocarcinomas and bone-metastases is consistent with a bone-colonizing phenotype
Brendan Connell, Pavel Kopach, Wenying Ren, Raghav Joshi, Stephen Naber, Ming Zhou, Paul Mathew
The inflammation patterns of different inflammatory cells in histological structures of hyperplasic prostatic tissues
Yisen Meng, Wei Yu, Zhenhua Liu, Muqiu Zhang, Yuke Chen, Shaobo Li, Yu Fan, Shuai Hu, Kai Zhang, Qian Zhang, Jie Jin
High PRAS40 mRNA expression and its role in prognosis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Jintuo Zhou, Yanting Zhu, Ying Liu, Peiguang Niu, Huajiao Chen, Jie Deng, Daohua Shi
Experience of diagnosis and management of metanephric adenoma: retrospectively analysis of 10 cases and a literature review
Lei Zhang, Xian Gao, Ran Li, Kedong Li, Bianjiang Liu, Jie Li, Wei Zhang, Min Tang
Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor C in renal cell carcinoma and its correlation with pathological parameters and prognosis
Linna Shi, Ruihua Lv, Chen Li, Dong Han, Zhanli Ren, Ge Ren
The impact of insurance status on the survival outcomes of patients with renal cell carcinoma
Yan Li, Ming-Xi Zhu, Bing Zhang
The efficacy and safety of abiraterone acetate in patients with high-risk prostate cancer: a meta-analysis based on six randomized control trials
Guobin Tan, Zijun Xuan, Zhiqin Li, Shuitong Huang, Guangming Chen, Yonglu Wu, Xianxi Chen, Zhijin Liang, Aiming Wu
Vitexin suppresses renal cell carcinoma by regulating mTOR pathways
Yuhong Li, Qinghai Sun, Hui Li, Bin Yang, Meng Wang
Berberine alleviates cisplatin-induced acute kidney injury by regulating mitophagy via PINK 1/Parkin pathway
Jieying Qi, Qi Xue, Liuyan Kuang, Lifen Xie, Ren Luo, Xiaoli Nie
The critical role of BAP1 mutation in the prognosis and treatment selection of kidney renal clear cell carcinoma
Guobin Tan, Zijun Xuan, Zhiqin Li, Shuitong Huang, Guangming Chen, Yonglu Wu, Xianxi Chen, Zhijin Liang, Aiming Wu
A new method to quantify penile erection hardness: real-time ultrasonic shear wave elastography
Hao Cheng, Zichang Niu, Fengyue Xin, Lin Yang, Litao Ruan

Case Report

Deep vein thrombosis in a nonobstructive azoospermia male taking tamoxifen: a rare case report
Dalin Sun, Baofang Jin, Bin Cai, Weimin Deng
Bartholin gland cyst in a transgender male: case report of a rare occurrence
Salome Niggli, Kathrin Bausch, Barbara Mijuskovic, David Garcia Nuñez, Jan Vosshenrich, Dirk Johannes Schaefer, Hans Helge Seifert, Antje Feicke

Editorial on Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current State and Future Directions1

An editorial comment for the special series “Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current State and Future Directions”
John J. Knoedler, Jay D. Raman

Original Article on Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current State and Future Directions1

Comparison of the Comprehensive Complication Index and Clavien-Dindo systems in predicting perioperative outcomes following radical nephroureterectomy
Scott Geiger, Neil Kocher, Dan Illinsky, Evanguelos Xylinas, Peter Chang, Lauren Dewey, Andrew A. Wagner, Firas Petros, Surena F. Matin, Conrad Tobert, Chad Tracy, Pierre-Marie Patard, Mathieu Roumiguie, Leonardo Lima Monteiro, Wassim Kassouf, Jay D. Raman
Incidence and preoperative predictors for major complications following radical nephroureterectomy
Neil J. Kocher, David Canes, Karim Bensalah, Morgan Roupret, Costas Lallas, Vitaly Margulis, Shahrokh Shariat, Pierre Colin, Surena Matin, Chad Tracy, Evanguelos Xylinas, Andrew Wagner, Mathieu Roumiguie, Wassim Kassouf, Tobias Klatte, Jay D. Raman

Review Article on Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current State and Future Directions1

Epidemiology, clinical presentation, and evaluation of upper-tract urothelial carcinoma
Firas G. Petros
Risk stratification for upper tract urinary carcinoma
Daniel Benamran, Thomas Seisen, Elias Naoum, Christophe Vaessen, Jérome Parra, Pierre Mozer, Shahrokh F. Shariat, Morgan Rouprêt
Ureteroscopic biopsy of upper tract urothelial carcinoma and role of urinary biomarkers
Katherine E. Smentkowski, Demetrius H. Bagley, Scott G. Hubosky
Endoscopic management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma—tips and tricks
Asaf Shvero, Dorit E. Zilberman, Zohar A. Dotan, Maneham Laufer, Eddie Fridman, Harry Winkler, Nir Kleinmann
Outcomes of endoscopic management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma
John J. Knoedler
Future strategies to enhance kidney preservation in upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
Meredith Metcalf, Phillip M. Pierorazio
Oncologic outcomes of radical nephroureterectomy (RNU)
Alexander P. Kenigsberg, Xiaosong Meng, Rashed Ghandour, Vitaly Margulis
Perioperative complications and adverse sequelae of radical nephroureterectomy
Alison Levy, David Canes
The role of lymphadenectomy at the time of radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma
Michael E. Goltzman, Augustyna Gogoj, Benjamin T. Ristau
Controversies in management of the bladder cuff at nephroureterectomy
Avery E. Braun, Abhishek Srivastava, Fenizia Maffucci, Alexander Kutikov
Perioperative chemotherapy in the management of high risk upper tract urothelial cancers
Matthew G. Kaag
Bladder tumor recurrence after urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
Peter E. Lonergan, Sima P. Porten


1. The series “Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: Current State and Future Directions” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Andrology and Urology without any sponsorship or funding. John J. Knoedler and Jay D. Raman served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

Original Article

Surgical treatment of Peyronie’s disease by modified 16-dot placation in China
Wen Ji Li, Haijun Yao, Ke Zhang, Zhikang Cai, Jun Da, Mingxi Xu, Zhong Wang
Does normalizing PSA after successful treatment of chronic prostatitis with high PSA value exclude prostatic biopsy?
Sherif Azab, Ayman Osama, Mona Rafaat

Review Article

Strategies for maintaining penile size following penile implant
King Chien Joe Lee, Gerald B. Brock
Phalloplasty for the genetic male
Giulio Garaffa, Gabriele Antonini, Vincenzo Gentile, David J. Ralph
Exogenous testosterone: a preventable cause of male infertility
Lindsey E. Crosnoe, Ethan Grober, Dana Ohl, Edward D. Kim
Premature ejaculation: do we have effective therapy?
Ege Can Serefoglu, Theodore R. Saitz, Landon Trost, Wayne J.G. Hellstrom
Peyronie’s disease: current therapy
Clay M. Pendleton, Run Wang

Expert Opinions on Challenging Cases

Commentary on the myths of Peyronie’s disease
Alex K Wu, Tom F Lue


Randall plaque versus renal stone?
Thomas Chi, Joe Miller, Marshall L. Stoller

Original Article

Overall satisfaction, sexual function, and the durability of neophallus dimensions following staged female to male genital gender confirming surgery: the Institute of Urology, London U.K. experience
Maurice M. Garcia, Nim A. Christopher, Francesco De Luca, Marco Spilotros, David J. Ralph
Incidence of urinary extravasation and rate of ureteral stenting after high-grade renal trauma in adults: a meta-analysis
Sorena Keihani, Ross E. Anderson, Michelle Fiander, Mary M. McFarland, Gregory J. Stoddard, James M. Hotaling, Jeremy B. Myers
Safety and efficacy of daily Revactin® in men with erectile dysfunction: a 3-month pilot study
Sabine Nguyen, Jacob Rajfer, Magda Shaheen

Review Article

Future perspectives of prostate cancer therapy
Murali Gururajan, Edwin M. Posadas, Leland W. K. Chung
Small RNA and its application in andrology and urology
Ji Wang, Long-Cheng Li
TGF-β mediated DNA methylation in prostate cancer
Chung Lee, Qiang Zhang, Xaolin Zi, Atreya Dash, Marcelo B Soares, Farahnaz Rahmatpanah, Zhenyu Jia, Michael McClelland, Dan Mercola
Cystine nephrolithiasis
Hasan Fattah, Yasmin Hambaroush, David S. Goldfarb
Outlining the limits of partial nephrectomy
Sameer Chopra, Raj Satkunasivam, Chandan Kundavaram, Gangning Liang, Inderbir S. Gill
Mechanisms of resistance in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)
Thenappan Chandrasekar, Joy C. Yang, Allen C. Gao, Christopher P. Evans
Prostate cancer metastasis: roles of recruitment and reprogramming, cell signal network and three-dimensional growth characteristics
Shabnam Ziaee, Gina Chia-Yi Chu, Jen-Ming Huang, Shirly Sieh, Leland W. K. Chung
Inflammation in prostate cancer progression and therapeutic targeting
Timothy Stark, Lydia Livas, Natasha Kyprianou
Sympathetic nervous system and chronic bladder pain: a new tune for an old song
Ana Charrua, Rui Pinto, Lori Ann Birder, Francisco Cruz
Angiogenic factors, bladder neuroplasticity and interstitial cystitis—new pathobiological insights
Ricardo Saban
Increased bladder permeability in interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome
Robert E. Hurst, Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld, Amy B. Wisniewski, Samuel VanGordon, Hsueh Kung Lin, Bradley P. Kropp, Rheal A. Towner
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based radiomics for prostate cancer radiotherapy
Fei Yang, John C. Ford, Nesrin Dogan, Kyle R. Padgett, Adrian L. Breto, Matthew C. Abramowitz, Alan Dal Pra, Alan Pollack, Radka Stoyanova


PIVOT and the challenges of localized prostate cancer care
Aviva E. Weinberg, James D. Brooks

Research Highlights

Enzalutamide: the emperor of all anti-androgens
Emmanuel S. Antonarakis

Review Articles

Androgen receptor gene mutation, rearrangement, polymorphism
Kurtis Eisermann, Dan Wang, Yifeng Jing, Laura E. Pascal, Zhou Wang
Androgen receptor epigenetics
Changmeng Cai, Xin Yuan, Steven P. Balk
Androgen receptor genomic regulation
Hong-Jian Jin, Jung Kim, Jindan Yu
Decoding the androgen receptor splice variants
Changxue Lu, Jun Luo
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in prostate growth and tumor progression
Campbell M. Grant, Natasha Kyprianou
Steroid hormone synthetic pathways in prostate cancer
Elahe A. Mostaghel
Near-infrared fluorescence and nuclear imaging and targeting of prostate cancer
Jason Wu, Dongfeng Pan, Leland W.K. Chung

Review Article

Kidney stone risk following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
Benjamin K. Canales, Ricardo D. Gonzalez

Review Article: Hypospadias

Do endocrine disruptors cause hypospadias?
Sisir Botta, Gerald R. Cunha, Laurence S. Baskin

Below are the latest Translational Andrology and Urology articles published online ahead of print publication.

Case Report


Editorial Commentary

Original Article

Review Article