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Eponyms in Urology and Andrology III

An EPONYM is a person, real or fictitious, who gives the name to a disease, structure, diagnostic or therapeutic procedure, classification, or instrument that for some reason is associated with him/her. This Urology Cheat Sheet explores eponymous terms and conditions in Urology and Andrology. Volume III

Basics in ureteral stents

Ureteral stents are thin tubes inserted into the ureter to treat or prevent a blockage that prevents the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder. They are one of the most crucial tools used for various clinical conditions in the urological field. The most common reason for ureteral stents is the treatment of …

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Management of penile prosthesis complications By Ignacio Moncada

A penile prosthesis, or penile implant, is a medical device that is surgically implanted within the corpora cavernosa of the penis during a surgical procedure. It’s an effective erectile dysfunction solution for patients who do not respond to more conservative therapies. Standardization of surgical technique in penile prosthesis implants and improvements in device construction have …

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Urodynamics Practical Guide

Urodynamics is the study of lower urinary tract function and its relationship to the patient’s urinary symptoms. The aim is to reproduce the patient’s lower urinary tract symptoms to provide a pathophysiological explanation and guide treatment. Urodynamic studies encompass a range of clinical tests such as uroflowmetry, filling cystometry, pressure-flow studies and assessment of urethral …

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Metastatic Renal Carcinoma By RAEU

Renal cell carcinoma  accounts for approximately 2-3% of all adult malignancies worldwide. Clear cell renal cell carcinoma is the most common histologic subtype. Over 20% of patients are primarily diagnosed at the metastatic stage, and over 30% suffer metastasis after surgery. Do you want to know more about disease management of metastatic renal carcinoma? Don’t …

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Bladder cancer, basics By MªJosé Ribal

Bladder cancer is the fourth most commonly occurring cancer in men. Caucasians are more likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer than African Americans or Hispanic Americans. The American Cancer Society estimates about 83,700 new cases (about 64,280 in men and 19,450 in women) for bladder cancer in the United States for 2021. Bladder cancer occurs mainly in older people: about …

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