International Journal of Urology
© The Japanese Urological Association
Edited By: Norio Nonomura
Impact Factor: 2.409
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 26/78 (Urology & Nephrology)
Online ISSN: 1442-2042
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Vol. 23 Issue 5 (May 2016)
Current status of primary pharmacotherapy and future perspectives toward upfront therapy for metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer
Masaki Shiota and Masatoshi Eto
Implication of aortic calcification on persistent hypertension after laparoscopic adrenalectomy in patients with primary aldosteronism
Naoki Fujita, Shingo Hatakeyama, et al.
Vol. 23 Issue 4 (April 2016)
Relationship between androgen deprivation therapy and community-acquired respiratory infections in patients with prostate cancer
Marianne Schmid, Julian Hanske, et al.
Male non-gonococcal urethritis: From microbiological etiologies to demographic and clinical features
Shin Ito, Nozomu Hanaoka, et al.
Vol. 23 Issue 3 (March 2016)
Pharmacotherapies for renal cell carcinoma in Japan
Kazuhiro Yoshimura and Hirotsugu Uemura
Birt–Hogg–Dubé syndrome: Clinical and molecular aspects of recently identified kidney cancer syndrome
Hisashi Hasumi, Masaya Baba, et al.
Active surveillance for prostate cancer
Javier Romero-Otero, Borja García-Gómez, et al.
Recovery of renal function after radical nephrectomy and risk factors for postoperative severe renal impairment: A Japanese multicenter longitudinal study
Naoko Kawamura, Minato Yokoyama, et al.
Vol. 23 Issue 2 (February 2016)
Novel agents for castration-resistant prostate cancer: Early experience and beyond
Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: Superiority over laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
Ryoichi Shiroki, Naohiko Fukami, et al.
Effect of preoperative chemotherapy on survival of patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma clinically involving regional lymph nodes
Kazuhiro Kobayashi, Toshihiro Saito, et al.
Vol. 23 Issue 1 (January 2016)
Role of targeted therapy in combination with surgery in renal cell carcinoma
Axel Bex, Thomas Powles, et al.
Treatment strategies for advanced renal cell carcinoma: A new paradigm for surgical treatment
Systematic review of lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia surgical treatments on men's ejaculatory function: Time for a bespoke approach?
Giancarlo Marra, Paul Sturch, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 12 (December 2015)
Contemporary perspective and management of testosterone deficiency: Modifiable factors and variable management
Early unclamping might reduce the risk of renal artery pseudoaneurysm after robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
Tsunenori Kondo, Toshio Takagi, et al.
Six-year follow up of silodosin monotherapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia: What are the factors for continuation or withdrawal?
Tomonori Yamanishi, Kanya Kaga, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 11 (November 2015)
Emerging links between non-neurogenic lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic obstruction, metabolic syndrome and its components: A systematic review
Giorgio I Russo, Tommaso Castelli, et al.
Transient receptor potential channel superfamily: Role in lower urinary tract function
Teruyuki Ogawa, Tetsuya Imamura, et al.
Prognostic factors of recurrent disease in upper urinary tract urothelial cancer after radical nephroureterectomy: Subanalysis of the multi-institutional national database of the Japanese Urological Association
Tomohiko Hara, Hiroyuki Fujimoto, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 10 (October 2015)
Prognostic factors and risk classifications for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Nobuo Shinohara and Takashige Abe
Advances in sentinel node dissection in prostate cancer from a technical perspective
Cenk Acar, Gijs H Kleinjan, et al.
Identification of a subgroup with worse prognosis among patients with poor-risk testicular germ cell tumor
Takahiro Kojima, Koji Kawai, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 9 (September 2015)
Reconsideration of the clinical and histopathological significance of angiogenesis in prostate cancer: Usefulness and limitations of microvessel density measurement
Yasuyoshi Miyata and Hideki Sakai
Possible pathophysiology of ketamine-related cystitis and associated treatment strategies
Jia-Fong Jhang, Yung-Hsiang Hsu, et al.
Botulinum toxin type A injection for refractory interstitial cystitis: A randomized comparative study and predictors of treatment response
Yoshiyuki Akiyama, Akira Nomiya, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 8 (August 2015)
Renin–angiotensin system blockade: Its contribution and controversy
Akira Miyajima, Takeo Kosaka, et al.
Laparoscopic off-clamp partial nephrectomy using soft coagulation
Fumiya Hongo, Akihiro Kawauchi, et al.
Current use of active surveillance for localized prostate cancer: A nationwide survey in Japan
Koji Mitsuzuka, Hirofumi Koga, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 7 (July 2015)
Proteome research in urothelial carcinoma
Susumu Kageyama, Takahiro Isono, et al.
Stenting for malignant ureteral obstruction: Tandem, metal or metal-mesh stents
Sammy E Elsamra, David A Leavitt, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 6 (June 2015)
Prostate-specific antigen-based prostate cancer screening: Past and future
Arnout R Alberts, Ivo G Schoots, et al.
Validation of a patient-specific simulator for laparoscopic renal surgery
Kazuhide Makiyama, Hiroyuki Yamanaka, et al.
Treatment satisfaction and clinically meaningful symptom improvement in men with lower urinary tract symptoms and prostatic enlargement secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia: Secondary results from a 6-month, randomized, double-blind study comparing finasteride plus tadalafil with finasteride plus placebo
Claus G Roehrborn, Adolfo Casabé, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 5 (May 2015)
Active surveillance for clinically localized renal tumors: An updated review of current indications and clinical outcomes
Marco Borghesi, Eugenio Brunocilla, et al.
Feasibility and accuracy of computational robot-assisted partial nephrectomy planning by virtual partial nephrectomy analysis
Shuji Isotani, Hirofumi Shimoyama, et al.
Comparative investigation on clinical outcomes of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy between experienced open prostatic surgeons and novice open surgeons in a laparoscopically naïve center with a limited caseload
Makoto Sumitomo, Kent Kanao, et al.
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Sunitinib monotherapy instead of mitotane combination therapy for the treatment of refractory adrenocortical carcinoma
Angiomyolipoma with epithelial cysts: Add one to the differential of cystic renal lesions
Progression of hypertension after partial nephrectomy in patients with renal tumors: A preliminary report
Novel three-dimensional image system for transurethral surgery
Chemotherapeutic effects on circulating tumor cells in bladder cancer
Novel image monitoring system using a head-mounted display for assistants in da Vinci surgery
Rare case of temporally spontaneous regression of retroperitoneal paraganglioma
Improvement of nocturia and sleep disturbance by silodosin in male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms
Renal radiofrequency ablation with pyeloperfusion
Do testosterone levels have prognostic significance in patients with metastatic prostate cancer treated with combined androgen blockade?
Perspectives in Urology
Antimicrobial stewardship in urology
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with gemcitabine plus carboplatin followed by immediate radical cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer
Hypersensitive bladder: Towards clear taxonomy surrounding interstitial cystitis
Prebiopsy magnetic resonance studies for prostate cancer diagnosis