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 10 (October 2016)
Essential Japanese guidelines for the prevention of perioperative infections in the urological field: 2015 editionr
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.

Vol. 22 Issue 12 (December 2015)
Contemporary perspective and management of testosterone deficiency: Modifiable factors and variable management
Shin-ichi Hisasue

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.

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Urological Notes
Clinical efficacy of istradefylline on lower urinary tract symptoms in Parkinson's disease

Modified transperitoneal ports configuration and docking technique for renal surgeries with the da Vinci Surgical System Xi

First use of KORING to prevent parastomal hernia in robot-assisted ileal conduit formation

Is it necessary to carry out intraoperative retrograde upper urinary tract cytology examination in bladder cancer patients with normal upper urinary tract appearance and suspicious or positive voided urine cytology?

Clinical analysis of severe psychiatric disorders in patients with testicular cancer: A single-center experience

Renal cell cancer linked to Lynch syndrome: Increased incidence and loss of mismatch repair protein expression

Lighting from the urethral cystoscope side: A novel technique to safely manage bowel division during intracorporeal robotic urinary diversion

Should patients newly diagnosed with bladder cancer be screened for lung cancer?

Novel approach for bladder cancer treatment using sulfoquinovosylacylpropanediol as a radiosensitizer

Chromosomal abnormalities in 1354 Japanese patients with azoospermia due to spermatogenic dysfunction

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

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