International Journal of Urology

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Edited By: Norio Nonomura

Impact Factor: 2.409

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 25/76 (Urology & Nephrology)

Online ISSN: 1442-2042

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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.

Vol. 22 Issue 4 (April 2015)
Comprehensive assessment for novel prostate cancer markers in the prostate-specific antigen era: Focusing on Asians and Asian countries
Koji Okihara, Atsushi Ochiai, et al.

Brain-bladder control network: The unsolved 21st century urological mystery
Takeya Kitta, Takahiko Mitsui, et al.

Tadalafil 5 mg once daily for the treatment of Asian men with lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia: Analyses of data pooled from three randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies
Osamu Nishizawa, Masaki Yoshida, et al.

Characteristics and significant predictors of detecting underlying diseases in adults with asymptomatic microscopic hematuria: A large case series of a Korean population
Minyong Kang, Sangchul Lee, et al.

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 al.

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.

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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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