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Original Article

Intraoperative assessment of ureter perfusion after revascularization of transplanted kidneys using intravenous indocyanine green fluorescence imaging
Potchara Kanammit, Pokket Sirisreetreerux, Sarinya Boongird, Suchin Worawichawong, Kittinut Kijvikai
Long ncRNA MALAT1 promotes cell proliferation, migration, and invasion in prostate cancer via sponging miR-145
Dingrong Zhang, Cheng Fang, Haibo Li, Chunyuan Lu, Jiaohong Huang, Jiancheng Pan, Zhizhao Yang, Enli Liang, Zhifei Liu, Xiaodong Zhou, Zhongcheng Xin, Yegang Chen, Qiliang Cai
Changes of renal function after retrograde intrarenal surgery using flexible ureteroscope in renal stone patients
Yu Liu, Zhongyu Jian, Yucheng Ma, Yuntian Chen, Xi Jin, Liang Zhou, Kunjie Wang, Hong Li
Music’s effect on pain relief during outpatient urological procedures: a single center, randomized control trial focusing on gender differences
Christopher Anglin, Paul Knoll, Brandon Mudd, Craig Ziegler, Kellen Choi
Overexpression of aquaporin 2 in renal tubular epithelial cells alleviates pyroptosis
Yu Fan, Ming Ma, Xiaobing Feng, Turun Song, Qiang Wei, Tao Lin
Comparison of bladder autoaugmentation by transurethral vesicomyotomy and hydrodistention for ketamine cystitis
Shuo Tan, Xuan Zhu, Zhihuan Zheng, Long Zheng, Ye Kang, Zhengyan Tang
Extracorporeal shock wave therapy combined with engineered mesenchymal stem cells expressing stromal cell-derived factor-1 can improve erectile dysfunction in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
Dongho Shin, Seung Hwan Jeon, Wen Jie Tian, Eun Bi Kwon, Ga Eun Kim, Woong Jin Bae, Hyuk Jin Cho, Sung-Hoo Hong, Ji Youl Lee, Sae Woong Kim
Ex vivo validation of a real-time multispectral endoscopic system for the detection and biopsy of bladder tumors
Britta Grüne, Jan Rother, Frank Waldbillig, Ganapathy Chellappan, Sabine Meessen, Bartłomiej Grychtol, Nikolaos C. Deliolanis, Christian Bolenz, Maximilian C. Kriegmair
Three-dimensional measurement and analysis of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Yankun Feng, Jianhui Wu, He Zhu, Qiming Wang, Tianyi Li, Yong Xu, Ping Zhang, Lidong Zhai
Risk factors of postoperative ileus following laparoscopic radical cystectomy and developing a points-based risk assessment scale
Xiaoqiang Xue, Dong Wang, Zhigang Ji, Yi Xie
A preliminary study of bilateral color mapping of pig bladder vasculature demonstrates potential for acute hemi-ischemic events
Zachary E. Cullingsworth, Naveen Nandanan, Natalie R. Swavely, Konstantin Frolov, Randy Vince, Rebecca Zee, Theodore Cisu, Adam P. Klausner, John E. Speich
Efficacy and safety of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapies in older patients for first line treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Hugo Georges Arthur Dupuis, Ala Chebbi, Louis Surlemont, Olivier Rigal, Frédéric Di Fiore, Christian Pfister, François-Xavier Nouhaud
Secondary neoplasms of the urinary bladder-clinical management and oncological outcomes
Omar El-Taji, Abdullah Al-Mitwalli, Farhan Malik, Samita Agarwal, Andrew Gogbashian, Rob Hughes, Nikhil Vasdev, Anand Sharma
A nomogram based on PI-RADS v2.1 and clinical indicators for predicting clinically significant prostate cancer in the transition zone
Chaogang Wei, Peng Pan, Tong Chen, Yueyue Zhang, Guangcheng Dai, Jian Tu, Zhen Jiang, Wenlu Zhao, Junkang Shen
Hydropenia may accelerates the progression of orthotopic bladder cancer induced by N-methyl-N-nitrosourea by increasing the expression levels of AQP1, AQP3, and AQP4
Jun-Wei Pan, Xiang Zhang, Xing-Wei Jin, Xian-Jin Wang, Wei-Chao Tu, Bao-Xing Huang, Da Xu, Yuan Shao
KCNN4 is a potential prognostic marker and critical factor affecting the immune status of the tumor microenvironment in kidney renal clear cell carcinoma
Shaohua Chen, Chengbang Wang, Xiaotao Su, Xiaodi Dai, Songheng Li, Zengnan Mo
Application of ultra pulse CO2 lattice laser in the treatment of female urinary incontinence
Lina Zhang, Yiqing Lai, Wenjun Pan, Beibei Zhou, Xian Qiang, Zhilei Mao, Ting Wan
Immune-related long non-coding RNAs can serve as prognostic biomarkers for clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Cheng Shan Li, Zhang Ze Lu, Da Lang Fang, Wei Jie Zhou, Jie Wei
Wearing high heels with an appropriate height is protective for pelvic floor function
Yangyun Wang, Chaoliang Shi, Wei Jiao, Wandong Yu, Guowei Shi, Junhua Zheng

Review Article

Sexual dysfunction due to pudendal neuralgia: a systematic review
Fouad Aoun, Marwan Alkassis, Georges Abi Tayeh, Josselin Abi Chebel, Albert Semaan, Julien Sarkis, Raymond Mansour, Georges Mjaess, Simone Albisinni, Fabienne Absil, Renaud Bollens, Thierry Roumeguère

Editorial on Controversies and Considerations of Penile Surgery1

Preface: controversies & considerations of penile surgery
Francisco E. Martins, Tobias S. Köhler

Review Article on Controversies and Considerations of Penile Surgery1

The concealed morbidity of buried penis: a narrative review of our progress in understanding adult-acquired buried penis as a surgical condition
Christopher J. Staniorski, Paul J. Rusilko
Sexual function in the penile cancer survivor: a narrative review
Florian A. Stroie, Matthew D. Houlihan, Tobias S. Kohler
Sexual function after anterior urethroplasty: a systematic review
Paola Calleja Hermosa, Felix Campos-Juanatey, Raquel Varea Malo, Miguel Ángel Correas Gómez, Jose Luis Gutiérrez Baños, Trauma and Reconstructive Urology Working Party of the European Association of Urology Young Academic Urologists
A systematic review of decision aids for gender affirming therapy
Peter Scalia, Katherine M. Tighe, Glyn Elwyn, Pamela J. Bagley, Heather B. Blunt, Benjamin Boh, Oakland C. Walters, Rachel A. Moses
Total phallic construction techniques in transgender men: an updated narrative review
Marco Falcone, Mirko Preto, Gideon Blecher, Massimiliano Timpano, Paolo Gontero
Gunshot wounds to the penis and scrotum: a narrative review of management in civilian and military settings
Charlotte Goldman, Nathan Shaw, Danelo du Plessis, Jeremy B. Myers, Andre van der Merwe, Krishnan Venkatesan
Narrative review of penile distal urethroplasties and suggestions for optimizing outcomes
Matthias D. Hofer, Lauren Folgosa Cooley, Francisco E. Martins
Low-intensity shock wave therapy for the treatment of vasculogenic erectile dysfunction: a narrative review of technical considerations and treatment outcomes
Pedro Simoes de Oliveira, Matthew J. Ziegelmann
Narrative review of penile prosthetic implant technology and surgical results, including transgender patients
Michael Polchert, Brian Dick, Omer Raheem
Enhanced recovery strategies after penile implantation: a narrative review
Jeffrey L. Ellis, Architha Sudhakar, Jay Simhan
Penile shortening complaints in males with erectile dysfunction: a narrative review on penile lengthening procedures during penile prosthesis surgery
Mahmoud I. Khalil, Bruno Machado, Alexandre Miranda, Ehab Eltahawy
A comprehensive narrative review of residual curvature correction during penile prosthesis implantation in patients with severe erectile dysfunction and concomitant Peyronie’s disease
Ioannis Sokolakis, Nikolaos Pyrgidis, Ioannis Mykoniatis, Fotios Dimitriadis, Georgios Hatzichristodoulou
Narrative review of male urethral sling for post-prostatectomy stress incontinence: sling type, patient selection, and clinical applications
Raevti Bole, Kevin J. Hebert, Harrison C. Gottlich, Elizabeth Bearrick, Tobias S. Kohler, Boyd R. Viers
A narrative review of the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia in patients undergoing penile prosthesis surgery
Lexiaochuan Wen, Tobias S. Köhler, Sevann Helo
Sclerosing lipogranuloma of the penis: a narrative review of complications and treatment
Boyke Soebhali, João Felicio, Pedro Oliveira, Francisco E. Martins

Editorial on Expectant Management in Genitourinary Malignancies (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney)2

Expectant management in genitourinary malignancies (prostate, bladder, kidney)
Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Netty Kinsella

Original Article on Expectant Management in Genitourinary Malignancies (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney)2

Using the Movember Foundation’s GAP3 cohort to measure the effect of active surveillance on patient-reported urinary and sexual function—a retrospective study in low-risk prostate cancer patients
R. Trafford Crump, Sebastiaan Remmers, Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Jozien Helleman, Daan Nieboer, Monique J. Roobol, Lionne D. F. Venderbos, Movember Foundation’s Global Action Plan Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance (GAP3) consortium
Understanding reasons for non-adherence to active surveillance for low-intermediate risk prostate cancer
Kerri Beckmann, Declan Cahill, Christian Brown, Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Netty Kinsella
Quality of life in patients undergoing surveillance for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer—a systematic review
Arvind Nayak, Joanne Cresswell, Paramananthan Mariappan
Endoscopic surveillance for bladder cancer: a systematic review of contemporary worldwide practices
Beth Russell, Pinky Kotecha, Ramesh Thurairaja, Rajesh Nair, Sachin Malde, Pardeep Kumar, Muhammad Shamim Khan

Review Article on Expectant Management in Genitourinary Malignancies (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney)2

Surveillance for low-risk kidney cancer: a narrative review of contemporary worldwide practices
Helen Wei Cui, Mark Edward Sullivan
Trends in urine biomarker discovery for urothelial bladder cancer: DNA, RNA, or protein?
Nada Humayun-Zakaria, Douglas G. Ward, Roland Arnold, Richard T. Bryan
Active surveillance for prostate cancer
Daniela K. Shill, Monique J. Roobol, Behfar Ehdaie, Andrew J. Vickers, Sigrid V. Carlsson


1. The series “Controversies and Considerations of Penile Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Andrology and Urology without any sponsorship or funding. Tobias S. Köhler and Francisco E. Martins served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

2. The series “Expectant Management in Genitourinary Malignancies (Prostate, Bladder, Kidney)” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Andrology and Urology without any sponsorship or funding. Mieke Van Hemelrijck and Netty Kinsella 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.

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