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AIM To evaluate the risk of bacteriuria after transurethral resection of the prostate and the preventive effects of different kinds of antibiotics. PATIENTS AND METHODS Urine was collected for culturing 1 week before the operation and on postoperative days 2 and 10. The patients were divided into four groups: group 1 patients were given a first-generation(More)
PURPOSE Monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis is the nighttime bed-wetting that occurs among children without lower urinary tract symptoms or bladder dysfunction, and affects a considerable part of the population. In our study the effect of laser acupuncture therapy on patients with primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis was evaluated in a prospective,(More)
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are frequently encountered in ageing males. We compared the efficacy of alfuzosin 10 mg alone or in combination with sildenafil 50 mg in the treatment of LUTS due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. One hundred male patients older than 45 years were randomized to two groups containing 50(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the relationship between the accuracy of the answers provided by the patients to the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire and age and level of education. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred and thirty-eight men were given self-administered IPSS questionnaires. After 48 to 96 hours, the IPSS form was completed(More)
INTRODUCTION Erectile dysfunction (ED), defined as the inability to achieve and/or maintain a penile erection sufficient for sexual intercourse, is a health problem affecting more than one-half of men between the age of 40 and 70 years. AIM The aim of the present study was to determine the potential factors affecting penile vascular flow and(More)
PURPOSE Circumcision is a very common surgical procedure that has been performed for thousands of years. In this paper, we report the long-term results of circumcision performed by using diathermic knife on patients with bleeding diathesis and the amount of blood factors used. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 147 patients with bleeding diathesis(More)
BACKGROUND Ten percent of all traumas, responsible for 14% of all deaths, involve the urogenital system. We retrospectively evaluated the patients with genitourinary trauma who underwent any kind of management modality in our clinics. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated 108 patients (92 males, 16 females; mean age 35.8+/-17.5 years; range 6 to 87 years)(More)
PURPOSE Varicocele, most treatable pathologic condition in male infertility, exerts unfavorable effects on testicular ultrastructure via various mechanisms. In this study we aimed to demonstrate adverse effects of varicocele on both testes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty one adult male Albino rats were divided into 3 groups. Sham operation was performed for(More)
PURPOSE In clinical practice, atypical small acinar proliferation (ASAP) and high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) are two common findings on prostate biopsies. Knowing the frequency of a prostate cancer diagnosis on repeat biopsies would aid primary treating physicians regarding their decisions in suspicious cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Varicocele, the abnormal dilatation of the veins in the pampiniform plexus is commonly seen in infertile patients. In this study, we aim to examine sperm DNA damage after the creation of experimental varicocele in rats and to observe the change of this damage after a varicocelectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this experimental study, a total of(More)