International Journal of Urology
© The Japanese Urological Association
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 10 (October 2015)
Prognostic factors and risk classifications for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Nobuo Shinohara and Takashige Abe
Advances in sentinel node dissection in prostate cancer from a technical perspective
Cenk Acar, Gijs H Kleinjan, et al.
Identification of a subgroup with worse prognosis among patients with poor-risk testicular germ cell tumor
Takahiro Kojima, Koji Kawai, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 9 (September 2015)
Reconsideration of the clinical and histopathological significance of angiogenesis in prostate cancer: Usefulness and limitations of microvessel density measurement
Yasuyoshi Miyata and Hideki Sakai
Possible pathophysiology of ketamine-related cystitis and associated treatment strategies
Jia-Fong Jhang, Yung-Hsiang Hsu, et al.
Botulinum toxin type A injection for refractory interstitial cystitis: A randomized comparative study and predictors of treatment response
Yoshiyuki Akiyama, Akira Nomiya, et al.
Vol. 22 Issue 8 (August 2015)
Renin–angiotensin system blockade: Its contribution and controversy
Akira Miyajima, Takeo Kosaka, et al.
Laparoscopic off-clamp partial nephrectomy using soft coagulation
Fumiya Hongo, Akihiro Kawauchi, et al.
Current use of active surveillance for localized prostate cancer: A nationwide survey in Japan
Koji Mitsuzuka, Hirofumi Koga, et al.
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
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.
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Introducing Series from IJU
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
Hypersensitive bladder: Towards clear taxonomy surrounding interstitial cystitis
Prebiopsy magnetic resonance studies for prostate cancer diagnosis