Aug 25, 2023Open Access
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) pose a significant burden on public health, affecting millions of individuals worldwide; on average, a typical Ugandan female will have an infection once a month. Understanding their epidemiology is crucial for targeted interventions. This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to synthesize existing literature on urinary tract infections in Uganda, providing a comprehensive overview of its prevalence. On June 24th, 2023 we searched two bibliographic databases...
Apr 10, 2023Open Access
Introduction: Urethral caruncle is a benign lesion that develops on the posterior lip of the urethra. It is the most common benign lesion of the female urethra. It is asymptomatic in the majority of cases and its discovery is often fortuitous. When it becomes symptomatic, its management consists of local estrogen therapy or surgical excision. We discuss the clinical and therapeutic aspects of this entity through a case report. Case: This is a 59-year-old woman, diabetic and hyperte...
Dec 20, 2022Open Access
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is one of the most common infective diseases nowadays. There are many factors like clinical, anatomical, and environmental that triggered this disease. In gender differentiation, women are more prone to UTI than men though male UTI is not a rare issue overall. But above all, the impact of clinical factors on UTI has been proven to disease aggravating undoubtedly. Different recent scientific surveys showed organisms that expand nosocomial infection prevalence, are mo...
Nov 24, 2022Open Access
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.
Sep 26, 2021Open Access
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...
Feb 21, 2020Open Access
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
Aug 22, 2018Open Access
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
Jan 15, 2018Open Access
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
Oct 18, 2017Open Access
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
Jul 26, 2017Open Access
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