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To investigate the role of pregabalin in relieving USRS in patients with an indwelling double-J (DJ) stents. A total of 500 adult patients with a unilateral single ureteral stone who underwent ureteroscopic stone management and required DJ stent insertion were prospectively included in our study. Patients were blindly assigned into four groups A, B, C and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome of an intraprostatic injection of botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) in men with refractory chronic prostatitis-associated chronic pelvic-pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and to compare the efficacy of the transurethral and transrectal routes. PATIENTS AND METHODS In an uncontrolled randomised clinical trial conducted in men with(More)
OBJECTIVES Penile fracture with concomitant complete urethral disruption is an uncommon urologic disorder. Data about the treatment and outcome measurements of this condition are scarce in the literature. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the long term urinary and sexual functions of patients with penile fracture associated with complete urethral(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of symptomatic and 'silent' obstruction after ureteroscopic procedures. PATIENTS AND METHODS In all, 1980 patients underwent ureteroscopy for ureteric calculi in two large centres. The methods of disintegration, auxiliary procedures used and type of stenting were considered. Intraoperative complications, in addition to(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of the prostatic-urethral angulation (PUA) on the treatment efficacy of selective alpha-1A receptor blocker in male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 80 patients with LUTS/BPH and with mean age 53.3 ± 6.3 (range 47-70) were(More)
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