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2014 Vol. 67 No. 4

Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-09-23
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The time from diagnosis of bladder cancer to radical cystectomy in Polish urological centres -results of CysTiming Poland study
Sławomir Poletajew, Janusz Lisiński, Karol Moskal, Jacek Ornat, Kacper Renk, Michał Szlaga, Jakub Tworkiewicz, Dominik Wojtkowiak, Paweł Wołyniec, Krzysztof Woźniak, Łukasz Zapała, Piotr Radziszewski
The aim of the study was to assess the waiting time of patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder from establishing the indications for radical cystectomy to surgery in the Polish urological centres and to determine the factors that influence it.

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Editorial Referring10.5173/ceju.2014.04.art3
The arguments for an early cystectomy in patients with urothelial carcinoma
Dmitri Barski

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-08-24
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Alvimopan: A cost-effective tool to decrease cystectomy length of stay
Jules Powers Manger, Marc Nelson, Shawnna Blanchard, Sevann Helo, Mark Conaway, Tracey L. Krupski
We sought to evaluate the cost effectiveness of perioperative use of alvimopan in cystectomy and urinary diversion. A recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated the efficacy of alvimopan in reducing postoperative ileus and length of stay in cystectomy; however a major limitation was the exclusion of epidural analgesia.

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Editorial Referring2014-09-26
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FAST RECOVERY AFTER RADICAL CYSTECTOMY. A MULTIDICIPLINARY CHALLENGE
Juan Gómez Rivas

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-10-04
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Diagnostic Significance of Biopsies in Renal Masses
Bayram Dogan, Serkan Altinova, Ahmet Tunc Ozdemir, Muhammed Fuat Ozcan, Erem Asil, Ziya Akbulut, Mevlana Derya Balbay
We investigated the reliability and mapping of percutaneous needle core biopsies in the kidney in histopathological diagnosis of renal masses particularly for those with suspicious radiologic appearance in an attempt to prevent unnecessary nephrectomies.

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-06-23
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Pattern of Prostate Cancer Presentation among Egyptian population: Review article and a study in a single tertiary care center
Ahmed Elabbady, Ahmed Eid, Ahmed Fahmy, Ahmed Fouad Kotb
Prostate cancer is a common health problem that in the majority of cases starts to develop at the age of 50 years, reaching its peak at 60- 70 years of age. A variation in its incidence and prevalence exists between western, Asian and Arabic populations.
The aim of our work was to report the pattern of prostate cancer presentation in an Egyptian tertiary referral center, providing care for uro-oncology cases.

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Case Report2014-09-12
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Clinical and pathological features of metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate to the ileum
Thorsten H. Ecke, Stefan Koch, Jürgen Ruttloff, Steffen Hallmann
We present a case of a 7-years-old white male with a history of a prostate cancer with unusual metastasis of ileum and with ileus as a very unusual first symptom of prostate cancer. This patient presented to us with histologically confirmed metastasis of ileum after resection in a department of surgery.

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-10-01
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The effect of surgical treatment of phaeochromocytoma on concomitant arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus in a single-centre prospective study.
Ryszard Pogorzelski, Sadegh Toutounchi, Ewa Krajewska, Patryk Fiszer, Marcin Łykowski, Łukasz Zapała, Małgorzata Szostek, Wawrzyniec Jakuczun, Janusz Pachucki, Maciej Skórski
Pheochromocytomas are one of the numerous causes of secondary hypertension. Furthermore, the first symptom of phaeochromocytoma may be type 2 diabetes mellitus. The objective of our study was to evaluate the effects of adrenalectomy on the patient recovery with regards to normotension and well-controlled glycaemia.

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-09-16
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Does diabetes affect distribution and number of interstitial cells and neuronal tissue in the ureter, bladder, prostate and urethra of humans?
Abdullah Erdem Canda, Hayriye Dogan, Olcay Kandemir, Ali Fuat Atmaca, Ziya Akbulut, Mevlana Derya Balbay
To investigate and compare distribution and number of interstitial cells (ICs) and neuronal tissue in the ureter, bladder, prostate and urethra of humans with and without diabetes.

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Not only diabetic polyneuropathy but also interstitial cells of Cajal dysfunction is a potential mechanism for diabetic cystopathy
Kajetan Juszczak

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Review Paper2014-09-07
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Endoscopic simple prostatectomy
Roman Sosnowski, Tomasz Borkowski, Piotr Chłosta, Jakub Dobruch, Marek Fiutowski, Jarosław Jaskulski, Marcin Słojewski, Tomasz Szydełko, Michał Szymański, Tomasz Demkow
Many options exist for the surgical treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), including transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), laser surgery, and open adenomectomy. Recently, endoscopic techniques have been used in the treatment of BPH.

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Editorial Referring10.5173/ceju.2014.04.art13
Laparoscopic simple prostatectomy, a lost child of laparoscopic surgery
Juan Gómez Rivas, Tomasz Drewa

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-10-01
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First experience with the ATOMS® implant, a new treatment option for male urinary incontinence .
Sonia Pérez González, Jose Ramón Cansino, María Alejandra Portilla, Simón Claudio Rodriguez, Luis Hidalgo, Javier De la Pena
Urinary incontinence (UI) is defined as any complaint of involuntary urine leakage . A description is provided of our experience with the ATOMS® (Adjustable Transobturator Male System. Agency for Medical Innovations. A.M.I.) adjustable implant in patients with mild to moderate UI.

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Review Paper2014-10-03
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Predicting stone composition before treatment - can it really drive clinical decisions?
Ewa Bres-Niewada, Bartosz Dybowski, Piotr Radziszewski
Determination of stone composition is considered to be crucial for the choice of optimal treatment algorithm. It is especially important for uric acid stones, which can be dissolved by oral chemolysis and for renal stones smaller than 2 cm, which can be treated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL).

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Review Paper2014-06-28
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Features of diagnostics and treatment of partial androgen deficiency of aging men
Alexander Pechersky

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PADAMboom!!!
Stefan Buntrock

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Short Communications (Preliminary Results And Mini-Reviews)2014-07-21
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HELICOBACTER PYLORI: A SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED BACTERIUM?
Dimitra Dimitriadi
Oral sex (fellatio) is a very common sexual activity. H. pylori is mainly a gastric organism, but studies have reported that infected individuals may permanently/transiently carry H. pylori in their mouth and saliva.

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-09-11
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Knowledge about human papillomavirus and the human papillomavirus vaccine in Belgian students
Hanne Deriemaeker, Dirk Michielsen, Gina Reichman, Dirk Devroey, Hendrik Cammu
The aim of this study was to examine the knowledge of Belgian university students with respect to the human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV-vaccination.

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Editorial Referring10.5173/ceju.2014.04.art20
Knowledge about virus biology is curcial for us
Marcin Matuszewski, Jerzy Michajłowski

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Original Basic Research And Clinical Articles2014-07-23
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Intracorporeal ileal ureter replacement using laparoscopy and robotics
Allen Sim, Tilman Todenhöfer, Johannes Mischinger, Omar Halalsheh, Johannes Boettge, Steffen Rausch, Simone Bier, Stefan Aufderklamm, Arnulf Stenzl, Georgios Gakis, Christian Schwentner
Ileal ureter is a suitable treatment option for patients with long ureteric strictures. Minimally invasive techniques have been shown to be as safe as open techniques but superior in terms of post-operative recovery. We report our experience using minimally invasive techniques for totally intracorporeal ureteral replacement.

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Editorial Referring10.5173/ceju.2014.04.art22
Robotic surgery in ureteral reconstruction
Konstantin Kolontarev, Natalia Tupikina, Georg Kasyan, Dmitry Pushkar

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Author's Reply10.5173/ceju.2014.04.art23
Author's reply
Allen Sim, Tilman Todenhöfer, Johannes Mischinger, Omar Halalsheh, Johannes Boettge, Steffen Rausch, Simone Bier, Stefan Aufderklamm, Arnulf Stenzl, Georgios Gakis, Christian Schwentner

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Case Report2014-09-16
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Management of Intratesticular Hematoma after Blunt Scrotal Trauma: A Case Series and Proposed Algorithm-Based Approach
Diana K. Bowen, Christopher M. Gonzalez
We present our experience with intratesticular hematoma (ITH) without rupture of the tunica albuginea following blunt scrotal trauma and present an algorithm for management. We reviewed the charts of 3 patients who presented between 2006 and 2013. Time from the incident to presentation ranged from 5 hours to days. All patients underwent at least one scrotal ultrasound reviewed by the same urologist. Two patients underwent surgical exploration and all patients had resolution of pain within two days

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Case Report2014-08-26
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Endoscopic management of a chronic ureterocutaneous fistula using cyanoacrylic glue.
Mohamed Omar, Abdullah Abdulwahab, Alla El Deen El Mahdey
Ureterocutaneous fistula is a rare complication of renal surgery. Cyanoacrylate glue is a tissue adhesive, used primarily for endoscopic control of bleeding from gastric varices . We presents a 33 year old female, with a ureterocutaneous fistula. We used retrograde endoscopic approach for instillation of 2 ml of sealant into the ureteral lumen to seal the ureter and fistulous tract.The fistulous opening healed spontaneously a week after procedure, and the patient remained dry and symptom free 5 months after the procedure

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Letter to the Editor10.5173/ceju.2014.04.art26
Gorpinchenko, et al. The influence of direct mobile phone radiation on sperm quality. Cent European J Urol. 2014; 67: 65-71
Stefano Falone

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"Central European Journal of Urology" is growing

Dear Friends, Colleagues, Readers and Editors,

The importance of the "Central European Journal of Urology" is steadily increasing. This is of course, in a large part thanks to you. According to the SCOPUS database ranking of 98 urological journals published and indexed worldwide, our journal is ranked at the 58th position. This is a very acceptable rank! First place is of course reserved by the "European Urology", but journals ranked near us show that our position is meaningful and the influence of the articles published in our journal is noticeable among the newest trending urological topics. This interesting SCOPUS ranking can be viewed on the following site: https://www.scopus.com/sourceid/19900192570?origin=sbrowse#tabs=1

Independent of the Web of Science database, the citation index CiteScore prepared by SCOPUS, also contains positive news concerning our journal. In 2016, the CiteScore for the "Central European Journal of Urology" was 0.70. This index rating is calculated based on the amount of citations of articles published in a given journal during the last three years. By following the change in the citation index of the "Central European Journal of Urology" , it can be easily seen that the importance of our journal is on the rise. The CiteScore in 2013 was 0.23, and increased to 0.37 and 0.62 in 2014 and 2015, respectively.

What is the difference between the CiteScore (SCOPUS) from the Impact Factor (Web of Science)?

Both factors are derived from the amount of citations per published articles. It seems though that the CiteScore is more flexible. It is calculated more often (monthly), not yearly, as is the case for the Impact Factor. The method of calculation and assignment of the CiteScore is clear and available at all times to SCOPUS database users. Please follow how the CiteScore changes this year for the "Central European Journal of Urology". This information can be accessed by clicking on the CiteScoreTracker 2017 tab. It is now that straight-forward!

By observing the changes occurring in international bibliographic databases, I think that thanks to these tools the SCOPUS database will soon become a very relevant player among the ranking systems and the CiteScore index will be of equal value to that developed by the Web of Science database. Perhaps overtime it will gain even more popularity?


Kindest regards,
Tomasz Drewa

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