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The evolution of lasers in urology
TLDR
Surgical lasers are most commonly used in the surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia and as intracorporeal lithotripters and other uses include ablation of various urologic tumors and incising strictures of the upper and lower urinary tract.
Prevalence of histological prostatitis in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia or adenocarcinoma of the prostate presenting without urinary retention.
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Among men presenting without urinary retention, histological prostatitis was significantly more prevalent in men with BPH than in those with ACP, similar to the previous study of men presenting with retention at this institution, which suggested that histological prostatectomy is not significantly associated with the causation of ACP or urinary retention.
Lessons learned from the world’s first successful penis allotransplantation
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The most difficult part of the project was finding a donor penis and was successfully negotiated with the family of a brain dead donor by creating a neo-phallus for the donor, thereby maintaining the dignity of the donor.
Awareness of European practitioners toward uncommon tropical diseases: are we prepared to deal with mass migration? Results of an international survey
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Though European Urologists are not required to have the same insight as African urologists, they showed a very unsatisfactory knowledge of tropical urological diseases, which could be improved by the experience of working in a developing country.
Distant cutaneous metastases secondary to squamous carcinoma of the penis.
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A case where the patient presented synchronously with secondary skin metastases and primary high grade penile squamous carcinoma, and the patient died before chemotherapy could be administered.
Significance of histological prostatitis in patients with urinary retention and underlying benign prostatic hyperplasia or adenocarcinoma of the prostate
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The largest ever study of its kind has been conducted on the role of language and culture in the development of Alzheimer's disease and its effects on physical and mental health.
Urological aspects of HIV and AIDS
The use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV-infected people has led to a dramatic decrease in the incidence of opportunistic infections and virus-related malignancies such as
Prospective comparison of the novel visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) versus the international prostate symptom score (IPSS), and assessment of patient pain perception with regard to transrectal
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In men with LUTS scheduled to undergo prostate biopsy, the VPSS score correlated positively with the IPSS score, and patient's perception of expected pain or discomfort during TRUS-guided prostateBiopsy was significantly higher than the pain actually experienced during biopsy.
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