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Aug 25, 2023Open    Access

Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections in Uganda: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Danladi Makeri, Priscilla Peter Dilli, Doreen Nyaketcho, Theophilus Pius
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...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Apr 10, 2023Open    Access

Urethral Caruncle: An Entity Not to Be Ignored

Mouftah Babty, Aziz Slaoui, Ayoub Mamad, Yassir Himmi, Sabrine Derquaoui, Amine Slaoui, Tarik Karmouni, Khalid El Khadder, Fouad Zouaidia, Abdelaziz Baidada, Abdellatif Koutani, Ahmed Iben Attya
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...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Dec 20, 2022Open    Access

Catheter Induced Urinary Tract Infection: Post Surgical Prevalence with Curative and Preventive Management

Chowdhury Md. Navim Kabir
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...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Nov 24, 2022Open    Access

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

Sep 26, 2021Open    Access

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

Feb 21, 2020Open    Access

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
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020

Aug 22, 2018Open    Access

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
Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018

Jan 15, 2018Open    Access

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
Open Access Library J.   Vol.5, 2018

Oct 18, 2017Open    Access

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
Open Access Library J.   Vol.4, 2017

Jul 26, 2017Open    Access

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
Open Access Library J.   Vol.4, 2017


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