International Journal of Urology

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Edited By: Norio Nonomura

Impact Factor: 1.878

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 36/77 (Urology & Nephrology)

Online ISSN: 1442-2042

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Vol.23 Issue 12 (December 2016)
Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy confers excellent long-term outcomes for the treatment of complex cystic renal tumors: Median follow up of 58 months
Ali Abdel Raheem, Atalla Alatawi, et al.

Use of sigmoid colon in orthotopic neobladder reconstruction: Long-term results
Giulio Nicita, Alberto Martini, et al.

Testicular sperm extraction for patients with spinal cord injury-related anejaculation: A single-center experience
Toshiyuki Iwahata, Takeshi Shin, et al.

Vol.23 Issue 11 (November 2016)
Providing prostate cancer survivorship care in Japan: Implications from the USA care model
Takahiro Osawa, Daniela Wittmann, et al.

Changes of sexual function and perception in Japanese men: A 15-year cross-sectional community-based study
Akio Takayanagi, Ko Kobayashi, et al.

Vol.23 Issue 10 (October 2016)
Essential Japanese guidelines for the prevention of perioperative infections in the urological field: 2015 edition
Shingo Yamamoto, Katsumi Shigemura, et al.

Skeletal complications in cancer patients with bone metastases
Shunsuke Tsuzuki, Sun Hee Park, et al.

Outcomes of everolimus treatment for renal angiomyolipoma associated with tuberous sclerosis complex: A single institution experience in Japan
Takashi Hatano, Kentaro Chikaraishi, et al.

Vol.23 Issue 9 (September 2016)
Chemotherapy for metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer
Sunil Parimi and Kim N Chi

Androgen receptor splice variant 7 in castration-resistant prostate cancer: Clinical considerations
Alan H Bryce and Emmanuel S Antonarakis

Exosomes from the tumor microenvironment as reciprocal regulators that enhance prostate cancer progression
Che-Ming Liu, Chia-Ling Hsieh, et al.

Vol.23 Issue 8 (August 2016)
Essential content of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for bladder cancer: The Japanese Urological Association 2015 update
Yoshinobu Kubota, Noboru Nakaigawa, et al.

Androgen receptor splice variant 7 in castration-resistant prostate cancer: Clinical considerations
Alan H Bryce and Emmanuel S Antonarakis

Androgen receptor targeted therapies in castration-resistant prostate cancer: Bench to clinic
Yusuke Imamura and Marianne D Sadar

Vol.23 Issue 7 (July 2016)
Clinical guidelines for interstitial cystitis and hypersensitive bladder updated in 2015
Yukio Homma, Tomohiro Ueda, et al.

Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging: Current role in prostate cancer management
Yoshiko Ueno, Tsutomu Tamada, et al.

Effect of autologous muscle-derived cells in the treatment of urinary incontinence in female patients with intrinsic sphincter deficiency and epispadias: A prospective study
Farzaneh Sharifiaghdas, Farzam Tajalli, et al.

Vol.23 Issue 6 (June 2016)
Testicular torsion–detorsion and potential therapeutic treatments: A possible role for ischemic postconditioning
Shogo Shimizu, Panagiota Tsounapi, et al.

Urinary straining contributes to inguinal hernia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
Yasuhiro Kaiho, Koji Mitsuzuka, et al.

Hemiscrotal agenesis: Pathogenesis and management strategies
Hidenori Nishio, Kentaro Mizuno, et al.

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
Naohiro Fujimoto

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
Yoshihiko Tomita

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.

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