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Prostate cancer in Asia: A collaborative report
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This collaborative report summarized the latest epidemiology information, risk factors, and racial differences in PCa diagnosis, current status and new trends in surgery management and novel agents for castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Alternative nonsteroidal antiandrogen therapy for advanced prostate cancer that relapsed after initial maximum androgen blockade.
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Following maximum androgen blockade with an alternative nonsteroidal antiandrogen is effective for advanced prostate cancer that has relapsed after initial maximum androgens blockade, and responders to second line regimens are androgen independent but still hormonally sensitive.
Quantitative analysis of testicular histology in patients with vas deferens obstruction caused by childhood inguinal herniorrhaphy: comparison to vasectomized men.
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Patients with vas deferens obstruction caused by childhood inguinal herniorrhaphy have decreased spermatogenesis compared to post-vasectomy patients, probably due to the longer obstruction period.
Autopsy case of primary choriocarcinoma of the urinary bladder
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It is concluded that the tumor was a primary choriocarcinoma in the urinary bladder in a male patient with macrohematuria, which is very rare but the prognosis is extremely poor in comparison with TCC even in the urine bladder.
The clinical research office of the endourological society ureteroscopy global study: indications, complications, and outcomes in 11,885 patients.
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URS is an established minimal invasive treatment for urinary stones with a high success rate and low morbidity, which now ranges from treatment of smaller sized distal ureter stones by semirigid URS to larger sized renal pelvis stones treated by flexible URS.
Effects of shock waves on the mouse fetus.
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It is indicated that shock waves lead to fetal damage and death in the late stage of pregnancy in mice.
High intra-abdominal pressure increases plasma catecholamine concentrations during pneumoperitoneum for laparoscopic procedures.
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Excessive intra-abdominal pressure, but not the type of gas or body position, increases plasma catecholamine concentrations during the insufflation of gas into the abdominal cavity, Therefore, excessive insufflated of the pneumoperitoneum should be avoided.
The endoscopic surgical skill qualification system in urological laparoscopy: a novel system in Japan.
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The Endoscopic Surgical Skill Qualification System has just started but it has drawn a lot of attention from the public and it is hoped that this qualification system will help prevent complications of urological laparoscopic surgeries and promote safer surgical procedures.
Learning curve and conversion to open surgery in cases of laparoscopic adrenalectomy and nephrectomy.
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These laparoscopic procedures are acceptable as a standard operative techniques for adrenal and renal diseases and cases in which adhesion is anticipated should be restricted to avoid conversion.
Carcinosarcoma arising in mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney  
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The first case of carcinosarcoma suggesting malignant müllerian mixed tumor arising in MESTK is reported, with a 54-year-old woman presented with macroscopic hematuria and died of systemic metastases 5 months after radical nephrectomy.
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