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Original Article

The penis transposed to the perineum with penile-prostatic anastomotic urethroplasty for the treatment of a long segment complex urethral strictures
Yue-Min Xu, Min-Kai Xie, Chao Li, Hong Xie, Lu-Jie Song, Hong-Bin Li, Ying Liu
Relationship of frailty with treatment modality selection in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (FRART-BC study)
Hiromichi Iwamura, Shingo Hatakeyama, Masaki Momota, Yuta Kojima, Takuma Narita, Teppei Okamoto, Naoki Fujita, Itsuto Hamano, Kyou Togashi, Tomoko Hamaya, Tohru Yoneyama, Hayato Yamamoto, Takahiro Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Chikara Ohyama
Comfortable suture angle with optimized trocar position aids renorrhaphy during retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
Jian Qian, Qian Zhang, Qiang Cao, Jie Jiang, Pu Li, Meiling Bao, Chao Qin, Zengjun Wang, Lixin Hua, Pengfei Shao
Association of Zinc deficiency, oxidative stress and increased double-stranded DNA breaks in globozoospermic infertile patients and its implication for the assisted reproductive technique
Lin Huang, Guanping Yao, Gelin Huang, Chuan Jiang, Li Li, Lu Liao, Guiping Yuan, Lijun Shang, Wenming Xu
A first step towards a global nomogram to predict disease progression for men on active surveillance
Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Xinge Ji, Jozien Helleman, Monique J. Roobol, Daan Nieboer, Chris Bangma, Mark Frydenberg, Antti Rannikko, Lui Shiong Lee, Vincent Gnanapragasam, Michael W. Kattan, Movember Foundation’s Global Action Plan Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance (GAP) Consortium
Cryopiece, a novel carrier with faster cooling rate, high recovery rate and retrieval rate, for individual sperm cryopreservation
Zi-Jue Zhu, Jing Zhai, Jian-Lin Hu, Yi-Zhou Wang, Wei Chen, Feng Liu, Yong-Hua Huang, Zheng Li
MiR-30b-3p and miR-126-3p of urinary extracellular vesicles could be new biomarkers for prostate cancer
Kyosuke Matsuzaki, Kazutoshi Fujita, Eisuke Tomiyama, Koji Hatano, Yujiro Hayashi, Cong Wang, Yu Ishizuya, Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, Takuji Hayashi, Taigo Kato, Kentaro Jingushi, Atsunari Kawashima, Takeshi Ujike, Akira Nagahara, Motohide Uemura, Kazutake Tsujikawa, Norio Nonomura
Oncological validation of bone turnover markers c-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (1CTP) and peptides n-terminal propeptide of type I procollagen (P1NP) in patients with prostate cancer and bone metastases
Stefan Aufderklamm, Jörg Hennenlotter, Steffen Rausch, Cornelia Bock, Eva Erne, Christian Schwentner, Arnulf Stenzl
Prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-radio guided surgery using Cerenkov luminescence imaging—utilization of a short-pass filter to reduce technical pitfalls
Christopher Darr, Pedro Fragoso Costa, Claudia Kesch, Ulrich Krafft, Lukas Püllen, Nina Natascha Harke, Jochen Hess, Tibor Szarvas, Johannes Haubold, Henning Reis, Wolfgang Peter Fendler, Ken Herrmann, Jan Philipp Radtke, Boris Alexander Hadaschik, Stephan Tschirdewahn
Assessment of prognosis by established prognosis scores and physicians’ judgement in mRCC patients: an analysis of the STAR-TOR registry
Martin Boegemann, Peter Jürgen Goebell, Michael Woike, Johanna Buncke, Katrin Schlack, Andres Jan Schrader
Effect of disseminated intravascular coagulation on donation after citizens’ death donor kidneys
Lu Xu, Wei Yin, Guanghui Li, Jiali Fang, Lei Zhang, Luhao Liu, Yunyi Xiong, Jialin Wu, Guanghui Pan, Junjie Ma, Zheng Chen
A Web of Science-based scientometric analysis about mammalian target of rapamycin signaling pathway in kidney disease from 1986 to 2020
Lian-Zhong Wu, Yi-Qin Weng, Yi-Xin Ling, Shu-Juan Zhou, Xiao-Kai Ding, Si-Qi Wu, Kang Yu, Song-Fu Jiang, Yi Chen
ALP bouncing and LDH normalization in bone metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients under therapy with Enzalutamide: an exploratory analysis
Katrin Schlack, Laura-Maria Krabbe, Kambiz Rahbar, Karoline Isenberg, Axel Semjonow, Andres Jan Schrader, Martin Boegemann
A meta-analysis for comparison of partial nephrectomy vs. radical nephrectomy in patients with pT3a renal cell carcinoma
Hui Liu, Qing-Fang Kong, Jian Li, Yu-Qing Wu, Ke-Hao Pan, Bin Xu, Ya-Li Wang, Ming Chen
Mismatch repair deficiency occurs very rarely in seminomas
David Dum, Stefan Steurer, Ronald Simon, Pia Victoria Zimmermann, Eike Burandt, Till Sebastian Clauditz, Margit Fisch, Michael Rink, Roland Dahlem, Wolfgang Höppner, Henrik Zecha, Ousman Doh, Cord Matthies, Waldemar Wilczak, Guido Sauter, Christoph Fraune
Outcomes of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for ureteral stones according to ESWL intensity
Ji Hyung Yoon, Sejun Park, Seong Cheol Kim, Sungchan Park, Kyung Hyun Moon, Sang Hyeon Cheon, Taekmin Kwon
Endoplasmic reticulum oxidoreductase 1 alpha modulates prostate cancer hallmarks
Julian Cornelius, Ilaria Cavarretta, Edoardo Pozzi, Giovanni Lavorgna, Irene Locatelli, Tiziana Tempio, Francesco Montorsi, Agostino Mattei, Roberto Sitia, Andrea Salonia, Tiziana Anelli
Suctioning semirigid ureteroscopic lithotomy versus minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy for large upper ureteral stones: a retrospective study
Hequn Chen, Zewu Zhu, Yu Cui, Yang Li, Zhiyong Chen, Zhongqing Yang, Feng Zeng
Urology at your fingertips: the development of a urology m-learning app for medical students
Kevin Gerard Keane, Nikita Rajiv Bhatt, Patrick Michael Collins, Robert Joseph Flynn, Rustom Pervez Manecksha
Trifecta outcomes of modified robot-assisted simple enucleation and standard robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for treating clinical T1b renal cell carcinoma
Xiaozhi Zhao, Qun Lu, Changwei Ji, Guangxiang Liu, Xuefeng Qiu, Shiwei Zhang, Xiaogong Li, Gutian Zhang, Hongqian Guo

Review Article

Diffusion and adoption of the surgical robot in urology
Anup A. Shah, Jathin Bandari, Daniel Pelzman, Benjamin J. Davies, Bruce L. Jacobs
The future of “Retro” robotic partial nephrectomy
David M. Strauss, Randall Lee, Fenizia Maffucci, Daniel Abbott, Selma Masic, Alexander Kutikov
Robotic renal surgery for renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena cava thrombus
Selma Masic, Marc C. Smaldone
Minimizing opioid consumption following robotic surgery
Ruchika Talwar, Shreyas S. Joshi
Contemporary techniques and outcomes of robotic assisted radical cystectomy with intracorporeal urinary diversion
Ardenne S. Martin, Anthony T. Corcoran
The past, present, and future of urological quality improvement collaboratives
Adam C. Reese, Serge Ginzburg
Robotic assisted radical cystectomy versus open radical cystectomy: a review of what we do and don’t know
Zeynep G. Gul, Andrew B. Katims, Jared S. Winoker, Peter Wiklund, Nikhil Waingankar, Reza Mehrazin
Technical management of inguinal lymph-nodes in penile cancer: open versus minimal invasive
Andres Felipe Correa
The effects of Y chromosome microdeletions on in vitro fertilization outcomes, health abnormalities in offspring and recurrent pregnancy loss
Andrew P. Golin, Wallace Yuen, Ryan Flannigan
TNM staging towards a personalized approach in metastatic urothelial carcinoma: what will the future be like?—a narrative review
Alessandro Rizzo, Veronica Mollica, Alessia Cimadamore, Matteo Santoni, Marina Scarpelli, Riccardo Schiavina, Liang Cheng, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Eugenio Brunocilla, Rodolfo Montironi, Francesco Massari
Enhanced recovery strategies after penile implantation: a narrative review
Jeffrey L. Ellis, Architha Sudhakar, Jay Simhan
Rapidly evolving treatment paradigm and considerations for sequencing therapies in metastatic prostate cancer—a narrative review
Smitha Sagaram, Arpit Rao
Defining new genetic etiologies of male infertility: progress and future prospects
Albert Salas-Huetos, Kenneth I. Aston
Genetic testing for men with infertility: techniques and indications
Daniel L. Pelzman, Kathleen Hwang
Narrative review of urinary glycan biomarkers in prostate cancer
Shingo Hatakeyama, Tohru Yoneyama, Yuki Tobisawa, Hayato Yamamoto, Chikara Ohyama
Narrative review of management strategies and outcomes in node-positive prostate cancer
Kevin A. D’Rummo, Ronald C. Chen, Xinglei Shen
Narrative review of penile prosthetic implant technology and surgical results, including transgender patients
Michael Polchert, Brian Dick, Omer Raheem
Extracellular vesicles in prostate cancer: a narrative review
Koji Hatano, Kazutoshi Fujita
Contemporary outcomes following robotic prostatectomy for locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer
Barrett Z. McCormick, Lisly Chery, Brian F. Chapin
Role of lymph node dissection at the time of open or minimally invasive nephroureterectomy
Andrew G. McIntosh, Eric C. Umbreit, Christopher G. Wood, Surena F. Matin, Jose A. Karam
A review of technical progression in the robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
Eric Y. Cho, Kevin K. Yang, Ziho Lee, Daniel D. Eun
How do we counsel men with obstructive azoospermia due to CF mutations?—a review of treatment options and outcomes
Jesse B. Persily, Varun Vijay, Bobby B. Najari
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
Urinary extracellular vesicles: a rising star in bladder cancer management
Fumihiko Urabe, Takahiro Kimura, Kagenori Ito, Yusuke Yamamoto, Shunsuke Tsuzuki, Jun Miki, Takahiro Ochiya, Shin Egawa
A narrative review of the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia in patients undergoing penile prosthesis surgery
Lexiaochuan Wen, Tobias S. Köhler, Sevann Helo
Toward urinary cell-free DNA-based treatment of urothelial carcinoma: a narrative review
Yujiro Hayashi, Kazutoshi Fujita
Comparative effectiveness of robotic and open radical prostatectomy
Rodrigo Rodrigues Pessoa, Paul Maroni, Janet Kukreja, Simon P. Kim
Genetics of CFTR and male infertility
Jared M. Bieniek, Craig D. Lapin, Keith A. Jarvi
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-based imaging in localized and advanced prostate cancer: a narrative review
Ivan de Kouchkovsky, Rahul Aggarwal, Thomas A. Hope
Open versus minimally invasive surgery for suspected adrenocortical carcinoma
Dylan M. Buller, Alex M. Hennessey, Benjamin T. Ristau
Histology and sperm retrieval among men with Y chromosome microdeletions
Wallace Yuen, Andrew P. Golin, Ryan Flannigan, Peter N. Schlegel
Nutrition, genetic variation and male fertility
Shelley M. Vanderhout, Matineh Rastegar Panah, Bibiana Garcia-Bailo, Patricia Grace-Farfaglia, Konrad Samsel, Judith Dockray, Keith Jarvi, Ahmed El-Sohemy
Towards a new WHO classification of renal cell tumor: what the clinician needs to know—a narrative review
Alessia Cimadamore, Liang Cheng, Marina Scarpelli, Francesco Massari, Veronica Mollica, Matteo Santoni, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Rodolfo Montironi, Holger Moch
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
Robotic assisted reconstruction for complications following urologic oncologic procedures
Daisy Obiora, Hailiu Yang, Ronak A. Gor
Genetics of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
Adam C. Millar, Hanna Faghfoury, Jared M. Bieniek
Y-microdeletions: a review of the genetic basis for this common cause of male infertility
Luke Witherspoon, Ali Dergham, Ryan Flannigan
A narrative review of individualized treatments of genitourinary tumors: is the future brighter with molecular evaluations?
Francesca Giunchi, Tania Franceschini, Michelangelo Fiorentino
Adjuvant therapy in renal cell carcinoma: is it the right strategy to inhibit VEGF?
Veronica Mollica, Alessandro Rizzo, Vincenzo Di Nunno, Matteo Santoni, Liang Cheng, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Marina Scarpelli, Alessia Cimadamore, Rodolfo Montironi, Francesco Massari
Every urologist and oncologist should know about treating sexual and gender minority prostate cancer patients: translating research findings into clinical practice
B. R. Simon Rosser, G. Nic Rider, Aditya Kapoor, Kristine M. C. Talley, Ryan Haggart, Nidhi Kohli, Badrinath R. Konety, Darryl Mitteldorf, Elizabeth J. Polter, Michael W. Ross, William West, Christopher Wheldon, Morgan Wright
Narrative review of challenges in the management of advanced neuroendocrine prostate cancer
Kosuke Okasho, Osamu Ogawa, Shusuke Akamatsu
Outcomes and expanding indications for robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer
Hailiu Yang, Daisy Obiora, Jeffrey J. Tomaszewski
At what age should we attempt to retrieve sperm from males with Klinefelter syndrome
Shanta Shepherd, Robert Oates
Narrative review of prostate cancer grading systems: will the Gleason scores be replaced by the Grade Groups?
Rodolfo Montironi, Liang Cheng, Alessia Cimadamore, Roberta Mazzucchelli, Marina Scarpelli, Matteo Santoni, Francesco Massari, Antonio Lopez-Beltran
Narrative review: prostate-specific membrane antigen-radioligand therapy in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
Lukas Lunger, Robert Tauber, Benedikt Feuerecker, Jürgen E. Gschwend, Matthias Eiber, Matthias M. Heck
UroVysion fluorescence in situ hybridization in urothelial carcinoma: a narrative review and future perspectives
Takashi Nagai, Taku Naiki, Toshiki Etani, Keitaro Iida, Yusuke Noda, Nobuhiko Shimizu, Teruki Isobe, Satoshi Nozaki, Takehiko Okamura, Ryosuke Ando, Noriyasu Kawai, Takahiro Yasui
Hormonal manipulation in androgen signaling: a narrative review on using novel androgen therapy agents to optimize clinical outcomes and minimize side effects for prostate cancer patients
Yung Lyou, Tanya B. Dorff
Narrative review: update on immunotherapy and pathological features in patients with bladder cancer
Gaetano Aurilio, Alessia Cimadamore, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, Marina Scarpelli, Francesco Massari, Elena Verri, Liang Cheng, Matteo Santoni, Rodolfo Montironi
Current and future perspectives of digital microscopy with fluorescence confocal microscope for prostate tissue interpretation: a narrative review
Bernardo Rocco, Alessia Cimadamore, Luca Sarchi, Luca Reggiani Bonetti, Laura Bertoni, Paola Azzoni, Simone Assumma, Filippo Turri, Giorgio Bozzini, Ahmed Eissa, Salvatore Micali, Giampaolo Bianchi, Antonino Maiorana, Rodolfo Montironi, Giovanni Pellacani, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi
Genetic causes and management of male infertility
Gavin D. Stormont, Christopher M. Deibert
Y chromosome copy number variation and its effects on fertility and other health factors: a review
Marc J. Rogers
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
Systemic treatment of penile squamous cell carcinoma—hurdles and hopes of preclinical models and clinical regimens: a narrative review
Anita Thomas, Luisa Matos do Canto Alvim, Claudia Aparecida Rainho, Eva Juengel, Roman Alexander Blaheta, Philippe E. Spiess, Silvia Regina Rogatto, Igor Tsaur
Genetic counselling for infertile men of known and unknown etiology
Riyana Babul-Hirji, Ruqayya Hirji, David Chitayat
Narrative review of developing new biomarkers for decision making in advanced testis cancer
Lucia Nappi, Craig Nichols, Christian Kollmannsberger
Current treatment options for newly diagnosed metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer—a narrative review
Sean Ong, Jonathan O’Brien, Elizabeth Medhurst, Nathan Lawrentschuk, Declan Murphy, Arun Azad