International Journal of Urology

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Edited By: Mototsugu Oya

Impact Factor: 1.798

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 40/75 (Urology & Nephrology)

Online ISSN: 1442-2042

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Vol. 21 Issue 8 (August 2014)
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Hiro-omi Kanayama

Functional polymorphisms in the matrix metalloproteinase genes and their association with bladder cancer risk and recurrence: A mini-review
Edyta Wieczorek, Wojciech Wasowicz, et al.

Multidisciplinary clinical strategies for encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in peritoneal dialysis: Update from Japan
Masaaki Nakayama and Hiroyuki Terawaki

Restoring the glycosaminoglycans layer in recurrent cystitis: Experimental and clinical foundations
Antonio Cicione, Francesco Cantiello, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 7 (July 2014)
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Masatoshi Eto

Chemotherapeutic and targeted biological agents for metastatic bladder cancer: A comprehensive review
Terence T Sio, Jocelyn Ko, et al.

Bladder function of patients with Parkinson's disease
Ryuji Sakakibara, Fuyuki Tateno, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 6 (June 2014)
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Shin Egawa

Artificial urinary sphincter for post-prostatectomy incontinence: A review
Mary H James and Kurt A McCammon

Enigma of urethral pain syndrome: Why are there so many ascribed etiologies and therapeutic approaches?
Harris Phillip, Idris Okewole, et al.

Efficacy and safety of once-daily oxybutynin patch versus placebo and propiverine in Japanese patients with overactive bladder: A randomized double-blind trial
Osamu Yamaguchi, Eiji Uchida, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 5 (May 2014)
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Tomohiko Ichikawa

Template-based lymphadenectomy in urothelial carcinoma of the renal pelvis: A prospective study
Tsunenori Kondo, Isao Hara, et al.

Clinical characteristics and prostate-specific antigen kinetics of prostate cancer detected in repeat annual population screening in Japan
Yasuhide Kitagawa, Kiyoshi Sawada, et al.

Impact of symptom improvement on patients' bother and quality of life in female patients with overactive bladder treated by solifenacin (SET-Q)
Momokazu Gotoh, Toshimitsu Kobayashi, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 4 (April 2014)
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Yoichi Arai

Partial nephrectomy versus radical nephrectomy for non-metastatic pathological T3a renal cell carcinoma: A multi-institutional comparative analysis
Jong Jin Oh, Seok-Soo Byun, et al.

Health-related quality of life after carbon-ion radiotherapy for prostate cancer: A 3-year prospective study
Hiroyuki Katoh, Hiroshi Tsuji, et al.

Factors influencing patient satisfaction with antimuscarinic treatment of overactive bladder syndrome: Results of a real-life clinical study
Hironobu Akino, Mikio Namiki, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 3 (Mar 2014)
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Makoto Sumitomo

Survival after nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma: A population-based competing-risks analysis
Giorgio Gandaglia, Marco Bianchi, et al.

Nocturia Quality-of-Life questionnaire is a useful tool to predict nocturia and a risk of falling in Japanese outpatients: A cross-sectional survey
Tomonori Yamanishi, Miki Fuse, et al.

Regenerative treatment of male stress urinary incontinence by periurethral injection of autologous adipose-derived regenerative cells: 1-year outcomes in 11 patients
Momokazu Gotoh, Tokunori Yamamoto, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 2 (Feb 2014)
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Norio Nonomura

Standardized assessment of complications in a contemporary series of European patients undergoing radical cystectomy
Florian Roghmann, Quoc-Dien Trinh, et al.

Impact of tamsulosin on urinary retention following early catheter removal after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: A prospective randomized controlled trial
In Gab Jeong, Dalsan You, et al.

Discontinuation rates and inter-injection interval for repeated intravesical botulinum toxin type A injections for detrusor overactivity
Rajan Veeratterapillay, Chris Harding, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 1 (Jan 2014)
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Yukihiro Kondo

Role of magnetic resonance imaging in defining a biopsy strategy for detection of prostate cancer
Ashley J Ridout, Veeru Kasivisvanathan, et al.

Update on positron emission tomography for imaging of prostate cancer
Kazuhiro Kitajima, Robert C Murphy, et al.

Recent status of the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
Tina Verghese and Pallavi Latthe

Is overactive bladder a brain disease? The pathophysiological role of cerebral white matter in the elderly
Ryuji Sakakibara, Jalesh Panicker, et al.

Vol. 20 Issue 12 (Dec 2013)
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Hiro-omi Kanayama

Recent advances in robotic surgery in female urology
Hyun Hwan Sung, Bong Hee Park, et al.

Prostate HistoScanning: A screening tool for prostate cancer?
Vincent De Coninck, Johan Braeckman, et al.

Longer operative time is associated with higher risk of severe complications after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: Analysis of 1511 cases from a Japanese nationwide database
Toru Sugihara, Hideo Yasunaga, et al.

Reduction of prostate cancer incidence by naftopidil, an α1-adrenoceptor antagonist and transforming growth factor-β signaling inhibitor
Daisuke Yamada, Hiroaki Nishimatsu, et al.

Vol. 20 Issue 11 (Nov 2013)
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Masatoshi Eto

Urinary incontinence after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: Pathophysiology and intraoperative techniques to improve surgical outcome
Yoshiyuki Kojima, Norio Takahashi, et al.

Contrast-enhanced transrectal ultrasonography: Measurement of prostate cancer tumor size and correlation with radical prostatectomy specimens
Ting Yue Qi, Ya Qing Chen, et al.

Epithelioid angiomyolipoma of the kidney: Radiological imaging
Jitsuro Tsukada, Masahiro Jinzaki, et al.

On- and post-treatment symptom relief by repeated instillations of heparin and alkalized lidocaine in interstitial cystitis
Akira Nomiya, Takashi Naruse, et al.

Vol. 20 Issue 10 (Oct 2013)
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Shin Egawa

Recent advances in the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Hideyuki Abe and Takao Kamai

Botulinum toxin treatment for bladder dysfunction
André Santos-Silva, Carlos Martins da Silva, et al.

Diagnosis and management for urosepsis
Florian ME Wagenlehner, Christoph Lichtenstern, et al.

Circulating immunosuppressive cells of prostate cancer patients before and after radical prostatectomy: Profile comparison
Davide Brusa, Mariagrazia Simone, et al.

Vol. 20 Issue 9 (Sept 2013)
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Tomohiko Ichikawa

Robotic partial nephrectomy: Current technique and outcomes
Liang Wang and Benjamin R Lee

Validation of the prognostic grouping of the seventh edition of the tumor-nodes-metastasis classification using a large-scale prospective cohort study database of prostate cancer treated with primary androgen deprivation therapy
Tomokazu Kimura, Mizuki Onozawa, et al.

Silodosin versus naftopidil in Japanese patients with lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: A randomized multicenter study
Toshiro Shirakawa, Takahiro Haraguchi, et al.

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Interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome

>International Consultation on Interstitial Cystitis

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Recent topics relevant to radical prostatectomy
Also read a special introduction from the associate editor, Dr. Fujisawa (in Japanese only)

Lower urinary tract dysfunction: From basic science to clinical management
Also read a special introduction from the associate editor, Dr. Nishizawa (in Japanese only)

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