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Nov 24, 2022Open    AccessArticle

Hydatid Cyst of the Spermatic Cord Miming a Testicular Torsion

Achraf Chatar, Ali AKjay, Abdelghani Ammani, Jihad El Anzaoui
Hydatid cyst of the spermatic cord is very rare. We report a case of hydatid cyst of the spermatic cord revealed by right acute testis miming a testicular torsion. The diagnosis was made per and postoperatively on the basis of the clinical appearance of the cyst and pathology. The cyst was completely removed without breaking it and the patient did not present with a recurrence during follow-up.
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1109393


Sep 26, 2021Open    AccessArticle

The Impact of Socioeconomic Variables Status on Bladder Cancer Treatment Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Chamseddine Barki, Hanene Boussi Rahmouni, Salam Labidi
Social inequalities are concerning along the bladder cancer (BC) continuum especially within the malignancy outcomes and treatment effects and complications. Moreover, the COVID-19 crisis and its variants have uncovered major inequalities between communities and added more pressure on socioeconomic (SE) status along with the COVID-19-associated variants. Within this global situation, discerning the societal risk factors that render specific communities vulnerable is crucial to ensure more effect...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107921


Feb 21, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Double J Stent Mislocation—Case Report

andreas christodoulides
Double J Stents (DJS) have been universally used in endourologic practices worldwide for the treatment of occluded ureters. DJS dislocation is considered very rare. We report an interesting case of a closed tip double J stent (DJS) misplacement in a patient that suffered renal colic’s due to a small impacted ureteric stone. During the insertion procedure the ureteral stent perforated the ureter and passed into the inferior vena cava. It was incidentally diagnos
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106078


Aug 22, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Single Session Endourological Management for Bilateral Forgotten/Neglected Double J (DJ) Ureteric Stents Using Galdakao-Modified Supine Valdivia Position

Aaron Tigor Sihombing, Sudigdo Adi, Bambang Sasongko Noegroho, Setiawan S.
Background: Management of forgotten/neglected DJ stent is time consuming, impairing quality of life, complicated, costly and can be lethal. We use galdakao-modified supine Valdivia position to managed bilateral forgotten/neglected DJ stent to reduce the length of operation time and complication. Case presentation: we treated a 33-year-old female with bilateral forgotten/neglected DJ stent. We
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104815


Jan 15, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Translating Overactive Bladder Questionnaires in Moroccan Arabic Dialect

Ahmed Amine El Oumri, Ossama El Hilali, Mohamed Asebane, Younes El Anbari, Saloua Khalfaoui
Objective: linguistic validation in Moroccan Arabic dialect of overactive bladder questionnaires OAB-q, developed and validated initially in English. Materials and Methods: Questionnaire OAB-q Moroccan Arabic dialect version was obtained after a double translation (English-Arabic), a back translation (Arabic-English), a journal of translations by three experts, comprehension tests and cultural adaptation on a sample of 10 patients
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104216


Oct 18, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Therapeutic Specificities and Prognosis of Advanced Stage and Metastatic Bladder Cancers in a Tunisian University Hospital

Zaied Sonia, Khechine Wiem, Bourigua Rim, Abbess Ibtissem, Ktari Kamel, Ben Ali Yosri, Daldoul Amira
In Tunisia, bladder cancer represents the first urological cancer before even prostate cancer. However, its diagnosis is often delayed to the stage of invasive tumor. Systemic chemotherapy represents an option for inoperable and/or metastatic forms. Our study’s aims were to report our center’s therapeutic results for locally advanced and metastatic forms of bladder cancer and to analyze its prognosis factors. In our 40 patients wi
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103894


Jul 26, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Influence of Coffee, Tea and Drinking Water Source on Calcium Kidney Stone Disease in Universitas Padjdjaran/Hasan Sadikin Hospital Bandung West Java Indonesia: A Case Control Study

Aaron Tigor Sihombing, Sudigdo Adi, Bernard Partogu
The risk of urinary tract stone disease is influenced by lifestyle, genetics and diet. Coffee, tea and drinking water source are one dietary factor that influences the urinary volume and urinary solute concentration. This study investigates the influence of coffee, tea and type of drinking water source to the risk of calcium kidney stone disease in Universitas Padjadjaran/Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung West Java Indonesia. A hosp
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103798


Mar 14, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Effectiveness of Low Cost Laparoscopic Training Box to Increase Laparoscopic Skills in Urology Training Center Universitas Padjadjaran/Hasan Sadikin General Hospital

Aaron Tigor Sihombing, Jupiter Sibarani, Sudigdo Adi
Laparoscopy has become the standard of care in many urological procedures. Various simulations are used to train laparoscopic skills. This study evaluates the effectiveness of our low cost laparoscopic training box simulation to improve urologic laparoscopic skills. The study was conducted during Urology Laparoscopic Surgery Training Course in the department of Urology Universitas Padjadjaran/Hasan Sadikin General Hospital in year
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103412


Jan 23, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Giant Bladder Stone and Renal Failure: A Case Report, Literature Review and Future Perspectives

André Luiz Lima Diniz, Rodrigo Ribeiro Vieiralves, Tomás Accioly de Souza, Luciano Alves Favorito
We present a male patient, 52 years old, with acute renal failure due to giant bladder stone. In first presentation with acute renal failure, tomography has shown a bladder stone with 10 cm in its largest diameter associated with bilateral ureterohydronephrosis. It was initially treated by bladder catheterization and indicated emergency dialysis and subsequently submitted to surgical treatment through open cistolitotomy. During the procedure it was possible to observe the giant calculus, adhered...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103332


Aug 12, 2016Open    AccessArticle

The Prepuce in Italian Art—Evidence from Von Gloeden’s Photographs

Guy Cox
It is well known that the portrayal of the male organ in classical art was subject to strict conventions and was not realistic. To what extent did this tradition carry over to the Italian Renaissance? Jewish Old and New Testament figures were not shown as circumcised, but was this a concession to classical convention or a portrayal of the actual, uncircumcised models? The photographs of Wilhelm von Gloeden, taken between 1890 and
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Open Access Library J.   Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1102898


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