Mohannad A Awad

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OBJECTIVE STIs are the most common infections among adults. Concurrently, pubic hair grooming is prevalent. Small-scale studies have demonstrated a relationship between pubic hair grooming and STIs. We aim to examine this relationship in a large sample of men and women. DESIGN We conducted a probability survey of US residents aged 18-65 years. The survey(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess self-perceived planned retirement patterns among urologists by using the American Urological Association Census Data. With an expanding elderly population and an aging urologic workforce, concerns regarding increased demand and decreased supply of urologists have been raised. MATERIALS AND METHODS We analyzed data from the 2014(More)
Male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) can significantly diminish quality of life and lead to embarrassment and social withdrawal. Surgical therapies, such as male urethral slings and artificial urinary sphincters (AUS), are considered effective and safe treatments for male SUI. Our objective is to evaluate 30-day complications in patients undergoing male(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies have shown that bicycle trauma is associated with genitourinary (GU) injuries. Our objective is to characterize GU-related bicycle trauma admitted to a level I trauma center. MATERIALS AND METHODS We queried a prospective trauma registry for bicycle injuries over a 20-year period. Patient demographics, triage data,(More)
PURPOSE We aim to describe the relationship between sexual orientation identity and medical morbidities in a large sample of male-to-female (MTF) transgender patients. METHODS We reviewed medical records of patients presenting for MTF sex reassignment surgery (SRS) by a single, high-volume surgeon from 2011 to 2015. Sexual attraction to men(More)
PURPOSE Studies of surgical complications from penile inversion vaginoplasty are limited due to small sample sizes. We describe postoperative complications after penile inversion vaginoplasty and evaluate age, BMI, and years on hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as risk factors for complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of(More)
INTRODUCTION The gender demographics within urology are changing as more women are entering the workforce. Since research productivity strongly influence career advancement, we aim to characterize gender differences in scholarly productivity and promotions in a cohort of graduated academic urologists. MATERIALS AND METHODS Urologists who graduated between(More)
BACKGROUND Our objective is to report a comparative review of recently released guidelines for the evaluation, management, and follow-up of urethral stricture disease. METHODS This is an analysis of the American Urologic Association (AUA) and Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU) guidelines on urethral stricture. Strength of recommendations is(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the practice patterns of urologists who treat male genitourinary lichen sclerosus (MGU-LS) via a national web-based survey distributed to American Urological Association members. METHODS A 20-question survey was collected from a random sample of American Urological Association members. Respondents answered questions on their(More)
PURPOSE To explore the relation between cycling and urinary and sexual function in a large, multinational sample of men. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cyclists were recruited to complete a survey through Facebook advertisements and outreach to sporting clubs. Swimmers and runners were recruited as a comparison group. Cyclists were categorized into low and high(More)