International Journal of Urology

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Edited By: Mototsugu Oya

Impact Factor: 1.91

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 36/77 (Urology & Nephrology)

Online ISSN: 1442-2042

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Vol. 22 Issue 3 (March 2015)
Functional significance of aberrantly expressed microRNAs in prostate cancer
Yusuke Goto, Akira Kurozumi, et al.

Status of urological Kampo medicine: A narrative review and future vision
Tomonori Minagawa and Osamu Ishizuka

Obstructive pyelonephritis as a result of urolithiasis in Japan: Diagnosis, treatment and prognosis
Ryoichi Hamasuna, Satoshi Takahashi, et a.

Vol. 22 Issue 2 (February 2015)
Intraductal carcinoma of the prostate: A comprehensive and updated review
Toyonori Tsuzuki

Transperineal template-guided mapping biopsy of the prostate
Arjun Sivaraman, Rafael Sanchez-Salas, et al.

Vol. 22 Issue 1 (Jan 2015)
Evidenced-based clinical practice guideline for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (summary – Japanese Urological Association, 2014 edition)
Mototsugu Oya, Eiji Kikuchi, et al.

Association between metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes mellitus and oncological outcomes of bladder cancer: A systematic review
Francesco Cantiello, Antonio Cicione, et al.

Chronic bladder ischemia and oxidative stress: New pharmacotherapeutic targets for lower urinary tract symptoms
Masanori Nomiya, Karl-Erik Andersson, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 12 (Dec 2014)
Role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging as an imaging biomarker of urothelial carcinoma
Soichiro Yoshida, Fumitaka Koga, et al.

Long-term quality of life after radical prostatectomy: 8-Year longitudinal study in Japan
Shunichi Namiki, Yasuhiro Kaiho, et al.

Is the presence of varicocele associated with static and dynamic components of benign prostatic hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms in elderly men?
Alper Otunctemur, Emin Ozbek, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 11 (Nov 2014)
Retrograde flexible ureteroscopic approach of upper urinary tract pathology: What is the status in 2014?
Petrisor Geavlete, Razvan Multescu, et al.

Comorbidities and causes of death in the management of localized T1a kidney cancer
Hiten D Patel, Max Kates, et al.

Age-specific reference range of prostate-specific antigen and prostate cancer detection in population-based screening cohort in Japan: Verification of Japanese Urological Association Guideline for prostate cancer
Yasuhide Kitagawa, Kouji Izumi, et al.

Nationwide survey of urogenital tuberculosis in Japan
Keita Nakane, Mitsuru Yasuda, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 10 (Oct 2014)
Current status of robotic laparoendoscopic single-site partial nephrectomy
Christos Komninos, Patrick Tuliao, et al.

Mirabegron 50 mg once-daily for the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder: An overview of efficacy and tolerability over 12 weeks and 1 year
Christopher R Chapple, Steven A Kaplan, et al.

Pitfalls of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: A comparison of positive surgical margins between robotic and laparoscopic surgery
Keiichi Tozawa, Takahiro Yasui, et al.

Tamsulosin versus tamsulosin plus tadalafil as medical expulsive therapy for lower ureteric stones: A randomized controlled trial
Kumar Jayant, Rajendra Agrawal, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 9 (Sept 2014)
Current management and future perspectives of metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Richard Lee-Ying, Renee Lester, et al.

Lower urinary tract symptoms, benign prostatic hyperplasia/benign prostatic enlargement and erectile dysfunction: Are these conditions related to vascular dysfunction?
Shogo Shimizu, Panagiota Tsounapi, et al.

Predictors of positive surgical margins and their location in Korean men undergoing radical prostatectomy
Min Soo Choo, Sung Yong Cho, et al.

Vol. 21 Issue 8 (August 2014)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.

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Recent topics relevant to radical prostatectomy
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Lower urinary tract dysfunction: From basic science to clinical management
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