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Original Article

Application value of D-dimer testing and Caprini risk assessment model (RAM) to predict venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Chinese non-oncological urological inpatients: a retrospective study from a tertiary hospital
Zi-Qiang Wu, Kai-Xuan Li, Quan Zhu, Hao-Zhen Li, Zheng-Yan Tang, Zhao Wang
Single perineal incision for artificial urinary sphincter: analysis of technique, outcomes, and experience
Nahid Punjani, Ernest Chan, Garson Chan, Haider Abed, Jeffrey Campbell, Gerald Brock
Construction of a risk signature for adrenocortical carcinoma using immune-related genes
Yang Fu, Shanshan Sun, Jianbin Bi, Chuize Kong
Microscopic spermatic cord denervation for chronic orchialgia/ chronic scrotal content pain: operative outcomes and predictors of failure
Prithvi B. Murthy, Neel V. Parekh, Sarah C. Vij, Daniel A. Shoskes
Compositional differences of gut microbiome in matched hormone-sensitive and castration-resistant prostate cancer
Yufei Liu, Haowen Jiang
Identification of an independent autophagy-gene prognostic index for papillary renal cell carcinoma
Xiyi Wei, Wei Wang, Hongye Wang, Yamin Wang, Yichun Wang, Guangyao Li, Chengjian Ji, Xiaohan Ren, Ninghong Song, Chao Qin
Effect of donor kidney morphology parameters on the prognosis in living kidney transplantation recipients
Yang Qiu, Jinpeng Liu, Yamei Jiang, Turun Song, Zhongli Huang, Yu Fan, Xianding Wang, Tao Lin
Erectile function after kidney transplantation: a meta-analysis
Jiaqi Kang, Jia Tian, Yi Lu, Yuxuan Song, Xiaoqiang Liu
Albumin-globulin ratio: a novel predictor of sepsis after flexible ureteroscopy in patients with solitary proximal ureteral stones
Junlin Lu, Yang Xun, Xiao Yu, Zheng Liu, Lei Cui, Jiaqiao Zhang, Cong Li, Shaogang Wang
The synergism of B and T lymphocyte attenuator (BTLA) and cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigen-4 (CTLA-4) attenuated acute T-cell mediated rejection and prolonged renal graft survival
Hengcheng Zhang, Zijie Wang, Jiayi Zhang, Xiang Zhang, Zeping Gui, Li Sun, Haiwei Yang, Ruoyun Tan, Min Gu
The vasal fluid proteomic profile and microscopic sperm presence at time of vasectomy reversal
Theodore R. Saitz, Kevin A. Ostrowski, Ann Martinez Acevedo, Jasper C. Bash, John Klimek, Eugene F. Fuchs, Larry L. David, Jason C. Hedges
Safety of two common laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy approaches: an updated systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
Tsung-Yu Hung, Chien-Chih Wu, Li-Siou Chen, Yi-No Kang
Risk factors for deterioration of renal function after percutaneous nephrolithotomy in solitary kidney patients with staghorn calculi
Jiahao Wang, Yunjin Bai, Shan Yin, Jianwei Cui, Yin Tang, Zhenghao Wang, Bo Chen, Hong Li, Wuran Wei, Jia Wang
Analysis of conventional versus advanced pelvic floor muscle training in the management of urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Dechao Feng, Shengzhuo Liu, Dengxiong Li, Ping Han, Wuran Wei
Baseline patient reported outcomes data shows high prevalence of overactive bladder, sexual dysfunction, depression and anxiety in Canadian men with newly diagnosed localized prostate cancer
Henry Han-I Yao, Robert Trafford Crump, Camille Charbonneau, Asher Khan, Carly Barton, Hilary Brotherhood, Jing Jiang, Kevin V. Carlson, Richard J. Baverstock
Prognostic model of 10 immune-related genes and identification of small molecule drugs in bladder urothelial carcinoma (BLCA)
Qianwei Xing, Shouyong Liu, Silin Jiang, Tao Li, Zengjun Wang, Yi Wang
The preventative effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell exosomes on urethral stricture in rats
Zhengzhou Shi, Qi Wang, Dapeng Jiang
Suppression of osteogenic-like differentiation in human renal interstitial fibroblasts by miRNA-410-3p through MSX2
Yu Cui, Feng Zeng, Zewu Zhu, Fang Huang, Jinbo Chen, Cheng He, Yang Li, Zhiyong Chen, Zhongqing Yang, Xiongbing Zu, Hequn Chen
Effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on locally advanced upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a pooled analysis
Dongxu Qiu, Jiao Hu, Tongchen He, Huihuang Li, Jian Hu, Zhenglin Yi, Jinbo Chen, Xiongbing Zu
Minimal access to male fertility prices online: an analysis of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) clinics
Ryan G. Larsen, Cole S. Bowdino, Melissa A. Mathes, Stephanie L. Gustin, Christopher M. Deibert
Gemcitabine maintenance versus observation after first-line chemotherapy in patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma: a retrospective study
Hyunho Kim, Seung-Hwan Lee, Dong Hwan Kim, Ji Youl Lee, Sung-Hoo Hong, U-Syn Ha, In-Ho Kim
Retrospective comparison of focused shockwave therapy and radial wave therapy for men with erectile dysfunction
Shannon S. Wu, Kyle J. Ericson, Daniel A. Shoskes
Ectopic biomineralization in kidney stone formers compared to non-stone formers
Adrian M. Fernandez, Benjamin A. Sherer, Stuart A. Gansky, Jorge D. Mena, Sudarshan Srirangapatanam, Scott V. Wiener, Thomas Chi, Sunita P. Ho, Marshall L. Stoller
Phases of decompensation during acute ischemia demonstrated in an ex vivo porcine bladder model
Natalie R. Swavely, Zachary E. Cullingsworth, Naveen Nandanan, John E. Speich, Adam P. Klausner
Preoperative pelvic floor muscle exercise does not reduce the rate of postprostatectomy incontinence: evidence from a meta-analysis and a systematic review
Hong Cheng, Yi Wang, Feng Qi, Shuhui Si, Xiao Li, Ming Chen
The effects of HIF-1α overexpression on renal injury, immune disorders and mitochondrial apoptotic pathways in renal ischemia/reperfusion rats
Xiaoli Li, Wenhui Chen, Jinfang Feng, Bo Zhao
A higher dose of vancomycin is needed in critically ill patients with augmented renal clearance
Juan He, Zhi-Tao Yang, Xian Qian, Bing Zhao, En-Qiang Mao, Er-Zhen Chen, Xiao-Lan Bian
The clinical research of 1,470 nm laser in percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Yunwu Wang, Xiaolei Tang, Hongye Hu
Development and validation of a nomogram for predicting prostate cancer in men with prostate-specific antigen grey zone based on retrospective analysis of clinical and multi-parameter magnetic resonance imaging/transrectal ultrasound fusion-derived data
Zhimin Ding, Huaiyu Wu, Di Song, Hongtian Tian, Xiuqin Ye, Weiyu Liang, Yang Jiao, Jintao Hu, Jinfeng Xu, Fajin Dong
The role of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 in acute kidney injury of septic mice
Guiwen Liang, Ruo Wu, Lan Jiang, Yanfang Liu, Guomin Mao, Zhongwei Huang, Lei Qi, Haiyan Jiang
Angiogenesis related gene expression significantly associated with the prognostic role of an urothelial bladder carcinoma
Jianfeng Wang, Meng Guo, Xiaofeng Zhou, Zhenshan Ding, Xing Chen, Yangtian Jiao, Wenwei Ying, Shuang Wu, Xiaoyun Zhang, Na Geng
Analysis of risk factors for early urinary tract infection after kidney transplantation
Zheng-Zheng Ma, Li Li, Yan-Xia Han, Ya-Dong Duan, Wei-Zhen Wang, Mei-E Niu
A urine-based biomarker for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a retrospective multi-center study
Weining Liang, Zhigang Wu, Guowei Zhang, Weikang Chen, Xiangnong Hu, Jianjun Yang, Jie Meng, Yan Zeng, Hongjun Li, Xuejun Shang
The use of a homemade rate adjustment card in patients with continuous bladder irrigation after transurethral resection of the prostate
Zheng-Zheng Ma, Yan-Xia Han, Wei-Zhen Wang, Ya-Nan Kan, Mei-E Niu
Diagnostic value of urinary exosomal miR-23b-3p, miR-30a-5p, and miR-151-3p in children with primary nephrotic syndrome
Dan Feng, Boying Wu, Yajiao Pang
Effects of BAP1, Ki-67 index, and Id-1 in patients with clear cell renal carcinoma and their correlation with clinical features and prognosis
Jing Yang, Chunyu Gong, Juan Zhao, Lan Chen, Xuefeng Mei, Guangsen Li, Jian Cai
LncRNA CARLo-7 facilitates proliferation, migration, invasion, and EMT of bladder cancer cells by regulating Wnt/β-catenin and JAK2/STAT3 signaling pathways
Houfeng Huang, Xinrong Fan, Xuebin Zhang, Yi Xie, Zhigang Ji

Editorial Commentary

Mirabegron: a decade of study
Blayne Welk
The established risk of prostate cancer comorbidity in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: where is the clinically relevant hotspot for prostate cancer?
Takashi Matsumoto, Masaki Shiota
Are we ready to include invasive cribriform and intraductal carcinoma into the prostate cancer grade grouping system?
Guang-Qian Xiao, Andy E. Sherrod
Is pelvic prophylactic radiotherapy in prostate cancer just right?
Daniel Taussky, Guila Delouya
Re: Welk, et al., an opioid prescription for men undergoing minor urologic surgery is associated with an increased risk of new persistent opioid use
Dmitry Enikeev, Mark Taratkin, Nikolai Lavrinenko, Alexander Panferov, Nirmish Singla
Multiparametric cystoscopy: opportunities to enhance bladder cancer detection
Jacob Taylor, Richard S. Matulewicz
Comment on: Safety and efficacy of mirabegron: analysis of a large integrated clinical trial database of patients with overactive bladder receiving mirabegron, antimuscarinics, or placebo
Carmen Scandura, Giuseppe Morgia, Giorgio Ivan Russo
Radical cystectomy—what is the optimal surgical approach?
Gregory J. Nason, Khaled Ajib, Guan-Hee Tan, Girish S. Kulkarni

Editorial on Pediatric Urologic Malignancies1

Pediatric urologic oncology in the 21st century: where we stand and where we’re headed
Jonathan C. Routh, Nicholas G. Cost, John S. Wiener

Editorial Commentary on Pediatric Urologic Malignancies1

Genito-urinary rhabdomyosarcoma—challenges and controversies for the urologist
Eric Bortnick, Jeffrey Stock, Fernando Ferrer

Review Article on Pediatric Urologic Malignancies1

Germline predisposition to genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma
Kami Wolfe Schneider, Nicholas G. Cost, Kris Ann P. Schultz, Shayna Svihovec, Alexandra Suttman
Advances in the management of pediatric genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma
Michael D. Deel


1. The series “Pediatric Urologic Malignancies” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Andrology and Urology without any sponsorship or funding. John Wiener, Jonathan Routh and Nicholas Cost 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

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