Vol 9, No 6 (December 2020): Translational Andrology and Urology

Editorial Commentary

Is robot-assisted partial nephrectomy safe for high complexity tumors?
Periklis Koukourikis, Ali Abdullah Alqahtani, Koon Ho Rha
Growing evidence for benefits of minimally invasive radical cystectomy
Geraldine Pignot, Patrick Treacy, Jochen Walz
Current clues for better analgesic prescription after urologic surgery
María Rodríguez-Cabero, Javier González
Vesical imaging reporting and data system (VI-RADS) and impact on identifying depth of invasion with subsequent management in bladder cancer patients: ready for prime time?
Brian S. Wong, Cihan Duran, Stephen B. Williams
Open versus minimal invasive radical cystectomy
Danielle C. van Diepen, Tahlita C. M. Zuiverloon, Sjoerd O. Klaver, Joost L. Boormans
Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy is safe and effective for complex renal masses when performed by experienced surgeons
Tristan S. Juvet, R. Houston Thompson, Aaron M. Potretzke
Behind a personalized therapy with immune check-point inhibitors in metastatic bladder cancer: ready for a primetime?
Sławomir Poletajew, Wojciech Krajewski, Piotr Kryst
Clinical utility of the nuclear-localized AR-V7 biomarker for treatment choice in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
Virginie Vlaeminck-Guillem
Consensus statements from the EAU-ESMO collaboration for advanced and variant bladder cancer: can we move the needle to improve survival?
Vignesh T. Packiam

Original Article

Efficacy and feasibility of day surgery using transurethral seminal vesiculoscopy under caudal block anesthesia for intractable hemospermia
Bo Cui, Jiang-Tao Wu, Jian-Jun Xu, Tong-Wen Ou
Analysis of cardiovascular risks for erectile dysfunction in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus lacking clinical symptoms of cardiovascular diseases
Penghui Yuan, Delin Ma, Yucong Zhang, Xintao Gao, Jiaxin Wang, Rui Li, Zhuo Liu, Tao Wang, Yan Yang, Gang Yuan, Xuefeng Yu, Shaogang Wang, Jihong Liu, Xiaming Liu
Systematic sampling during MRI-US fusion prostate biopsy can overcome errors of targeting—prospective single center experience after 300 cases in first biopsy setting
Emanuel Cata, Iulia Andras, Matteo Ferro, Pierre Kadula, Daniel Leucuta, Gennaro Musi, Deliu-Victor Matei, Ottavio De Cobelli, Attila Tamas-Szora, Cosmin Caraiani, Andrei Lebovici, Flavia Epure, Maria Bungardean, Radu-Tudor Coman, Nicolae Crisan
Association of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor and prostate cancer incidence and mortality: a meta-analysis
Xu Hu, Yao-Hui Wang, Zhi-Qiang Yang, Yan-Xiang Shao, Wei-Xiao Yang, Xiang Li
Efficacy and safety of keishibukuryogan, a traditional Japanese Kampo medicine, for hot flashes in prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy
Kazuyoshi Shigehara, Kouji Izumi, Kazufumi Nakashima, Shohei Kawaguchi, Takahiro Nohara, Yoshifumi Kadono, Atsushi Mizokami
Comparison of postoperative complications of ileal conduits versus orthotopic neobladders
Liesbeth Demaegd, Maarten Albersen, Tim Muilwijk, Uros Milenkovic, Lisa Moris, Wouter Everaerts, Hendrik Van Poppel, Frank Van der Aa, Steven Joniau, Murat Akand
Bioinformatic gene analysis for potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets of diabetic nephropathy associated renal cell carcinoma
Yunze Dong, Wei Zhai, Yunfei Xu
A new risk stratification system of prostate cancer to identify high-risk biochemical recurrence patients
Xiangkun Wu, Daojun Lv, Md Eftekhar, Aisha Khan, Chao Cai, Zhijian Zhao, Di Gu, Yongda Liu
Adding radiotherapy based on chemotherapy can improve cancer-specific survival in N3 penile cancer: a SEER-based study
Wei-Kang Chen, Zhi-Gang Wu
The value of magnetic resonance imaging geometric parameters in pre-assessing the surgical approaches of pelvic fracture urethral injury
Zeyu Wang, Guoping Song, Yunfeng Xiao, Tao Liang, Feixiang Wang, Yubo Gu, Jiong Zhang, Yuemin Xu, Sanbao Jin, Qiang Fu, Lujie Song
Robot-assisted radical cystectomy with totally intracorporeal neobladder diversion: perioperative, oncologic, and functional outcomes
Qi Gu, Jiadong Xia, Aiming Xu, Tongtong Zhang, Zengjun Wang
Autophagy-related genes are potential diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in prostate cancer
Yifei Cheng, Feng Qi, Lu Li, Zongshi Qin, Xiao Li, Xinwei Wang
Development and internal validation of nomograms for the prediction of postoperative survival of patients with grade 4 renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
Jun Zhu, Zhifu Liu, Zhongyuan Zhang, Yu Fan, Yuke Chen, Zhisong He, Liqun Zhou, Jie Jin, Cheng Shen, Wei Yu
C3, C3AR1, HLA-DRA, and HLA-E as potential prognostic biomarkers for renal clear cell carcinoma
Guangdi Chu, Wei Jiao, Xuecheng Yang, Ye Liang, Zhiqiang Li, Haitao Niu
Expression and clinical significance of interleukin-9 in renal tumors
Zhiyu Zhang, Qi Zhou, Jun Ouyang, Jinxian Pu, Jianquan Hou, Jianglei Zhang
Validation of the World Health Organization/International Society of Urological Pathology grading for Chinese patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Qiao Xiao, Xiaoping Yi, Xiao Guan, Hongling Yin, Cikui Wang, Liang Zhang, Yingxian Pang, Minghao Li, Guanghui Gong, Danlei Chen, Longfei Liu
Bioinformatic gene analysis for possible biomarkers and therapeutic targets of hypertension-related renal cell carcinoma
Wenjie Huang, Ke Wu, Ruoyu Wu, Zhiguo Chen, Wei Zhai, Junhua Zheng
Counter incision is a safe and effective method for alternative reservoir placement during inflatable penile prosthesis surgery
Dominic Grimberg, Sabrina Wang, Evan Carlos, Brent Nosé, Shelby Harper, Aaron C. Lentz
Utilization of a three-dimensional printed kidney model for favorable TRIFECTA achievement in early experience of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
Akira Fujisaki, Tatsuya Takayama, Masahiro Yamazaki, Tomoki Kamimura, Saki Katano, Maiko Komatsubara, Jun Kamei, Toru Sugihara, Satoshi Ando, Tetsuya Fujimura
Resection of adult polycystic kidney with retroperitoneal laparoscopic technique assisted by arterial embolization
Feng Li, Bo Li, Weijie Zhang, Yuhua Huang, Xiaojun Zhao, Linkun Hu, Qilin Xi, Qiuchen Liu, Zhijun Miao, Jianquan Hou, Jinxian Pu
Effect of obesity on the prognosis and recurrence of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy: a meta-analysis
Runtian Luo, Yongbo Chen, Ke Ran, Qing Jiang
Is a ureteral stent required before flexible ureteroscopy?
Qiyi Hu, Yongjian Ji, Zhu Wang, Yulin Lai, Qiong Deng, Jianwen Zhang, Hongliang Wang, Hui Liang, Hongjun Zhao
The influence of processed total non-forward and non-motile sperm count on the outcome of artificial insemination with the husband’s semen
Lan Liu, Bingping Wu, Zhimin Li, Hua Lin
Comprehensive analysis of glutathione peroxidase-1 (GPX1) expression and prognostic value in three different types of renal cell carcinoma
Shaohua Chen, Xiaotao Su, Hua Mi, Xiaodi Dai, Songheng Li, Shaoyong Chen, Siqin Zhang
Clinicopathological and prognostic impact of somatic mutations in Chinese patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Hai Bi, Jipeng Yin, Lang Zhou, Yaqian Wu, Liyuan Ge, Min Lu, Lei Liu, Hongxian Zhang, Yongzhe Zhao, Cheng Liu, Lulin Ma

Technical Note

Percutaneous nephrostomic decortication: a microinvasive surgery for posterior renal cyst
Hequn Chen, Yang Li, Feng Zeng, Cheng He, Yu Cui, Jinbo Chen, Huimin Zeng, Siqi Lu, Weiguo Wang, Zhiyong Chen

Editorial on Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer1

Where are we now and where are we heading in muscle invasive bladder cancer
Ja Hyeon Ku, Ho Kyung Seo, Seok Ho Kang

Review Article on Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer1

Tumor heterogeneity in muscle-invasive bladder cancer
Ho Won Kang, Wun-Jae Kim, Woonyoung Choi, Seok Joong Yun
Update on bladder cancer molecular subtypes
Megan Hoi Yan Fong, Mingxiao Feng, David J. McConkey, Woonyoung Choi
Role of magnetic resonance imaging in tumor staging and follow-up for bladder cancer
Ki Choon Sim, Deuk Jae Sung
Role of PET/CT in muscle-invasive bladder cancer
Seok-ki Kim
Bladder-sparing protocols in the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer
Côme Tholomier, Luis Souhami, Wassim Kassouf
Partial cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a review of the literature
Taylor C. Peak, Ashok Hemal
Review of the evidence for robotic-assisted robotic cystectomy and intra-corporeal urinary diversion in bladder cancer
Andrew Brodie, Kittinut Kijvikai, Karel Decaestecker, Nikhil Vasdev
Is there an oncological benefit to extended lymphadenectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer?
Timothy N. Clinton, Chun Huang, Alvin C. Goh
The optimal management of variant histology in muscle invasive bladder cancer
Raj Vikesh Tiwari, Nye Thane Ngo, Lui Shiong Lee
Perioperative immunotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer
In-Ho Kim, Hyo Jin Lee
Enhanced recovery after surgery of patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
Luck Hee Sung, Hyeong Dong Yuk
Health-related quality of life after radical cystectomy
Hoon Choi, Jae Young Park, Jae Hyun Bae, Bum Sik Tae

Editorial on Surgery for Urologic Cancers2

Surgery for urological cancers
Shomik Sengupta

Review Article on Surgery for Urologic Cancers2

Transperineal prostate biopsy: a review of technique
Alice Thomson, Mo Li, Jeremy Grummet, Shomik Sengupta
Transrectal ultrasound biopsy of the prostate: does it still have a role in prostate cancer diagnosis?
Andrew Moe, Dickon Hayne
Open retropubic radical prostatectomy
Ryan Pereira, Andre Joshi, Matthew Roberts, John Yaxley, Ian Vela
Surgical techniques to improve continence recovery after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
Ahmet Urkmez, Weranja Ranasinghe, John W. Davis
A narrative review of pelvic lymph node dissection in prostate cancer
Douglas C. Cheung, Neil Fleshner, Shomik Sengupta, Dixon Woon
Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
Lawrence H. C. Kim, Manish I. Patel
Radical cystectomy: a review of techniques, developments and controversies
Khatereh Aminoltejari, Peter C. Black
The evolving role of lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: why, when, and how
Vignesh T. Packiam, Matvey Tsivian, Stephen A. Boorjian
Radical inguinal orchidectomy: the gold standard for initial management of testicular cancer
Samantha G. Koschel, Lih-Ming Wong
Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for germ cell tumour
Vy Tran, Luke Gibson, Shomik Sengupta
Minimally invasive radical nephrectomy: a contemporary review
Akbar N. Ashrafi, Inderbir S. Gill
The role of open radical nephrectomy in contemporary management of renal cell carcinoma
Arveen A. Kalapara, Mark Frydenberg
Role of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy in the management of renal mass
Randall A. Lee, David Strauss, Alexander Kutikov
Open partial nephrectomy: current review
Ellen O’Connor, Brennan Timm, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Joseph Ischia
Nephron-sparing surgery for the management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: an outline of surgical technique and review of outcomes
Ruchira Nandurkar, Marnique Basto, Shomik Sengupta
The nephroureterectomy: a review of technique and current controversies
Gregory J. Barton, Wei Phin Tan, Brant A. Inman
The role of penectomy in penile cancer—evolving paradigms
Sarah O’Neill, Mitchell Barns, Filip Vujovic, Mikhail Lozinskiy
Penile sparing therapy for penile cancer
Henry Han-I Yao, Shomik Sengupta, Justin Chee
Inguinal lymph node dissection for penile cancer: a contemporary review
Jiasian Teh, Catriona Duncan, Liang Qu, Glen Guerra, Vignesh Narasimhan, Toan Pham, Nathan Lawrentschuk

Disclosure: 

1. The series “Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Andrology and Urology without any sponsorship or funding. Ja Hyeon Ku, Ho Kyung Seo and Seok Ho Kang served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.
2. The series “Surgery for Urologic Cancers” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Andrology and Urology without any sponsorship or funding. Shomik Sengupta served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.