Parental Decisional Regret and Views about Optimal Timing of Female Genital Restoration Surgery in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
Long-Term Risk of Reoperation after Synthetic Mesh Midurethral Sling Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence.
Comparing Outcomes for Patients with Clinical T1b Renal Cell Carcinoma Treated with either Percutaneous Microwave Ablation or Surgery.
Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comparing Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery and Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Lower Pole Renal Stones <2cm in Maximum Diameter.
The optimal treatment of lower pole stones (LPS) between 1-2cm represents a point of debate among the urologists.The aim of the current systematic review and meta-analysis is to provide an […]» Read more
Development and Internal Validation of a Web-based Tool to Predict Sexual, Urinary, and Bowel Function Longitudinally After Radiation Therapy, Surgery, or Observation.
Shared decision making to guide treatment of localized prostate cancer requires delivery of the anticipated quality of life (QOL) outcomes of contemporary treatment options (including radical prostatectomy [RP], intensity-modulated radiation […]» Read more
Orsi Consensus Meeting on European Robotic Training (OCERT): Results from the First Multispecialty Consensus Meeting on Training in Robot-assisted Surgery.
To improve patient outcomes in robotic surgery, robotic training and education need to be modernised and augmented. The skills and performance levels of trainees need to be objectively assessed before […]» Read more
Re: A Novel Video-Based Patient Education Program to Reduce Penile Prosthetic Surgery Cancellations.
Functional Outcomes and Urologic Complications after Genital Gender Affirming Surgery with Urethral Lengthening in Transgender Men.
To determine the urologic complications and lower urinary tract functions after genital gender affirming surgery (gGAS) with urethral lengthening (UL) in transmen.A single-center, retrospective cohort study was performed from January […]» Read more
Operated Male to Female Sexual Function Index (oMtFSFI): A Study on the Validity of the First Questionnaire Developed to Assess the Sexual Function after Male to Female Gender Affirming Surgery.
No questionnaire is currently available to evaluate sexual function after male to female (MtF) gender affirming surgery. Such a limit leads to a suboptimal evaluation in post-operative sexual function in […]» Read more
Differential Effect of Sex on Outcomes After Radical Surgery for Upper Tract and Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
To assess the prognostic value of sex differences in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) and urothelial carcinoma in bladder (UCB) treated with radical surgery.The PUBMED, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, […]» Read more
Nerve-Sparing During Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy Increases the Risk of Ipsilateral Positive Surgical Margins.
Available published studies evaluating the association between nerve-sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and risk of ipsilateral positive surgical margins were subject to selection bias. The aim of this study is […]» Read more
Patient-Reported Outcomes Through 5 Years for Active Surveillance, Surgery, Brachytherapy, or External Beam Radiation With or Without Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Localized Prostate Cancer.
Understanding adverse effects of contemporary treatment approaches for men with favorable-risk and unfavorable-risk localized prostate cancer could inform treatment selection.To compare functional outcomes associated with prostate cancer treatments over 5 […]» Read more
Effect of Behavioral and Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy Combined with Surgery vs Surgery Alone on Incontinence Symptoms among Women with Mixed Urinary Incontinence: The ESTEEM Randomized Clinical Trial.
Implementation of a Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Program for Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy on an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Protocol.
Interrelation between Appearance Anxiety and Sexual Functions in Women: The Role of Surgical Scars, Morphologic Features, and Accompanying Depression.
Surgical Safety of Radical Cystectomy and Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Following Neoadjuvant Pembrolizumab in Patients with Bladder Cancer: Prospective Assessment of Perioperative Outcomes from the PURE-01 Trial.
No data are available on the surgical safety of radical cystectomy (RC) and pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) after the administration of checkpoint inhibitors. We aimed at reporting the first […]» Read more
Comparison of Cancer-specific Outcomes following Minimally-Invasive and Open Surgical Resection of Early-Stage Kidney Cancer from a National Cancer Registry.
With anecdotal observations of atypical recurrences following minimally-invasive surgery (MIS) and alongside new concerns following cervical cancer surgery, there is a need to evaluate cancer-specific outcomes for MIS kidney cancer […]» Read more
Effect of Surgeon Experience and Bony Pelvic Dimensions on Surgical Performance and Patient Outcomes in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy.
Comparative Efficacy and Safety of New Surgical Treatments for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis.
Adverse Surgical Outcomes Associated with Robotic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection among Patients with Testicular Cancer.
Surgical Navigation Improves Renal Parenchyma Volume Preservation in Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy: A Propensity Score-matched Comparative Analysis.
To investigate the relationship between the surgical-navigation (SN) system and postoperative parenchyma preservation volume and assess the feasibility of image-guided surgery in robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN).We developed SN with registration […]» Read more
A Systematic Review of Complications in Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Pediatric Urologic Literature.
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) has been gaining momentum in pediatric urology and it is essential to analyze the unique complications pertinent to this approach. Here, we conducted a systematic review […]» Read more
TVT Surgery versus Bulkamid Injection for Primary Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) at Time of Geriatric Hip Fracture Surgery Increases the Risk of Experiencing Adverse 30-Day Outcomes.
The Balance Between Open and Robotic Training Among Graduating Urology Residents: Does Surgical Technique Need Monitoring?
A minimum number of index procedures are required for graduation. Without thresholds for surgical technique, it is unclear if robotic and open learning is balanced. To evaluate this, we assessed […]» Read more