Young Kwon Hong7
Moon Hyung Kang4
Jong Jin Oh4
Jin Ho Hwang3
7Young Kwon Hong
4Moon Hyung Kang
4Jong Jin Oh
3Jin Ho Hwang
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Ureteroscopic lithotripsy using Swiss Lithoclast was performed in 411 cases from January 1996 to September 2007 in a single hospital. Medical records of 341 cases, in which Swiss Lithoclast was successfully applied, were available for this retrospective study. We used 9.5Fr and 10Fr Storz rigid ureteroscopes. A success was defined as being free of(More)
Purpose. To determine the effect of simple use of suppository povidone-iodine on infectious complications after transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy of the prostate. Methods. All 481 patients are included and received antibiotic prophylaxis. Among them, 360 patients received povidone-iodine suppository (Gynobetadine; 200 mg) immediately prior to biopsy(More)
PURPOSE Androgen replacement therapy has been shown to be safe and effective for most patients with testosterone deficiency. Male partners of infertile couples often report significantly poorer sexual activity and complain androgen deficiency symptoms. We report herein an adverse effect on fertility caused by misusage of androgen replacement therapy in(More)
A 23-year-old man had a history of intermittent episodes of urinary tract infection with associated low abdominal pain for 15 years. Persistent bacteriuria even with prolonged antibiotics was the reason why he was referred to our hospital. Laboratory tests were normal except pyuria and growth of Escherichia coli in the urinary samples. Cystoscopy revealed a(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the renal function outcomes and contralateral kidney volume change measured by using a 3-dimensional reconstructive method after open partial nephrectomy (PN) or open radical nephrectomy (RN) according to the endophytic degree of tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS We included 214 PN and 220 RN patients. According to the endophytic(More)
Urachal anomalies are relatively uncommon and result from incomplete obliteration of the urachus perinatally. In children, most urachal diseases including urachal cysts and sinuses are benign, and these can sometimes become secondarily infected. Malignant involvement of the urachus is rarely reported, one in 5 million people, accounting for 0.35% to 0.7% of(More)
A retained urethral catheter is a rare iatrogenic complication of which few cases have been reported in the literature. In this study, we describe a case of a forgotten urethral Foley catheter causing urethracutaneous fistula on scrotum. An 80-year-old man was referred for a small pus-draining cutaneous opening on the lower part of the scrotum. The distal(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated the preoperative clinical factors that affect the surgical outcome of posterior urethral anastomosis (PUA) with a gracilis muscle flap (GMF) to determine which factors predict benefit from the use of the GMF. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of 49 patients who underwent a delayed PUA with a GMF. A successful(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the role of low dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy-based multimodal therapy in high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) and analyze its optimal indications. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the records of 50 high-risk PCa patients [clinical stage ≥ T2c, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) >20 ng/mL, or biopsy Gleason score ≥ 8] who had undergone(More)