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OBJECTIVES Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is very common and is one of the most common causes for patients to be admitted to urology, pediatrics, child psychiatry and child surgery departments. We aimed to investigate the effect on depression and self-esteem of this disorder that can cause problems on person's social development and human relations. MATERIAL AND(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS To investigate the possible effect of resectoscope size on urethral stricture rate after monopolar TURP. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study of 71 men undergoing TURP was conducted at two centers' from November 2009 to May 2013. The patients were divided into one of two groups according to the resectoscope diameter used for(More)
Using phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms continues to draw attention. Despite clinical improvements in patients, it is still debatable whether urinary flow rates are increased or not. The aim of this study was to evaluate the acute effects of sildenafil, a PDE5 inhibitor, on uroflowmetry parameters.(More)
INTRODUCTION To assess the clinical presentation of patients who underwent surgical exploration for acute scrotum and to investigate the potentially related factors for differential dignosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 97 patients who underwent surgical exploration for acute scrotum between May 2007 and July(More)
OBJECTIVE Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), which are related to benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), are the most commonly encountered diseases in urological practice. In our study, we compared responses to (doxazosin mesylate extended release tablets) treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS In our study, we included one hundred patients with LUTS who did not(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate intraoral complications of buccal mucosa grafts harvested from one cheek, and used in augmentation urethroplasty. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-one patients with anterior urethral strictures were included in our study. In twelve patients, dorsal onlay, in five patients ventral onlay and in four patients lateral onlay procedures were(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine predictive values of extracapsular extension (ECE) in patients who had undergone radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values below 10 ng/mL. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively scanned data of 167 patients with PSA values below 10 ng/mL who had undergone radical retropubic(More)
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