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Actas Urológicas Españolas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Actas Urológicas Españolas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
African Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
African Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
AJP Renal Physiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Aktuelle Urologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
American Journal of Kidney Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
American Journal of Men's Health     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
Andrologia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Andrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Andrology & Gynecology : Current Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Andrology and Genital Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Arab Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Arab Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Archives of Clinical Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Archivio Italiano di Urologia e Andrologia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archivos Españoles de Urología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Andrology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Bangladesh Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Basic and Clinical Andrology     Open Access  
BJU International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
BJUI Compass     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BMC Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
BMC Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Canadian Urological Association Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cancer Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cardiorenal Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Case Reports in Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Case Reports in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Clinical and Experimental Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Clinical Kidney Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Medicine Insights : Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Clinical Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Cuadernos de Cirugía     Open Access  
Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Current Opinion in Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Current Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Current Urology Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Der Nephrologe     Hybrid Journal  
Der Urologe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Diabetic Nephropathy     Open Access  
EMC - Urología     Full-text available via subscription  
Enfermería Nefrológica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
European Urology Focus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
European Urology Oncology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Urology Open Science     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Forum Nefrologiczne     Full-text available via subscription  
Geriatric Nephrology and Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Giornale di Clinica Nefrologica e Dialisi     Open Access  
Hellenic Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
IJU Case Reports     Open Access  
Indian Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Brazilian Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Urology and Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal für Urologie und Urogynäkologie/Österreich     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Clinical Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Clinical Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Endoluminal Endourology     Open Access  
Journal of Endourology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Endourology Case Reports     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Genital System & Disorders     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Integrative Nephrology and Andrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Kidney Cancer and VHL     Open Access  
Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Nephrology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Pediatric Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Renal Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Renal Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Renal Nutrition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
Journal of The Egyptian Society of Nephrology and Transplantation     Open Access  
Journal of Urology & Nephrology     Open Access  
Kidney Diseases     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Kidney International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53)
Kidney International Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Kidney Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Kidney Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Kidneys (Počki)     Open Access  
Nature Reviews Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
Nature Reviews Urology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Nefrología     Open Access  
Nefrología (English Edition)     Open Access  
Nephro-Urology Monthly     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Nephron     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Nephron Clinical Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Nephron Experimental Nephrology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Nephron Extra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nephron Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Neurourology and Urodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
OA Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Open Access Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Open Journal of Nephrology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Open Journal of Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Open Urology & Nephrology Journal     Open Access  
Paediatric Nephrology Journal of Bangladesh     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Portuguese Journal of Nephrology & Hypertension     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Progrès en Urologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Progrès en Urologie - FMC     Full-text available via subscription  
Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Renal Failure     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Renal Replacement Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Research and Reports in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Revista de Nefrología, Diálisis y Trasplante     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Mexicana de Urología     Open Access  
Revista Urologia Colombiana     Open Access  
Scandinavian Journal of Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Seminars in Nephrology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
The Prostate     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Therapeutic Advances in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Translational Research in Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Trends in Urology & Men's Health     Partially Free   (Followers: 1)
Urine     Open Access  
Uro-News     Hybrid Journal  
Urolithiasis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Urologia Internationalis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Urologia Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Urologic Clinics of North America     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Urologic Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Urological Science     Open Access  
Urologicheskie Vedomosti     Open Access  
Urologie in der Praxis     Hybrid Journal  
Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Urology Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Urology Times     Free   (Followers: 3)
Urology Video Journal     Open Access  
World Journal of Nephrology and Urology     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
World Journal of Urology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)

           

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Asian Journal of Andrology
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ISSN (Print) 1008-682X - ISSN (Online) 1745-7262
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  • Evaluation of inactivated COVID-19 vaccine on semen parameters in
           reproductive-age males: a retrospective cohort study

    • Authors: Hong Zhu, Xiao Wang, Feng Zhang, Yong Zhu, Mei-Rong Du, Zhi-Wen Tao, Can Sun, Hai-Tao Ma, Ya-Dong Li, Guo-Qing Liang, Jie Ren, Bai-Lan Feng, Feng Jiang
      Pages: 441 - 444
      Abstract: Hong Zhu, Xiao Wang, Feng Zhang, Yong Zhu, Mei-Rong Du, Zhi-Wen Tao, Can Sun, Hai-Tao Ma, Ya-Dong Li, Guo-Qing Liang, Jie Ren, Bai-Lan Feng, Feng Jiang
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):441-444
      During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic, there have been concerns about the impact of vaccines on people's fertility, including the fertility of those who are currently preparing for pregnancy and those who might become pregnant in future. However, there is still a lack of research on the effect of the COVID-19 vaccine on male fertility, and it is not surprising that couples and donors have concerns regarding vaccination. In this study, a retrospective cohort study was conducted to examine semen quality before and after receipt of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccine. There were no statistically significant changes in semen parameters (volume, sperm concentration, progressive motility, and total progressive motile count) after two doses of vaccine (all P > 0.05). In summary, our study updates the most recent studies on the effects of the COVID-19 vaccine on male fertility, and the information from this study could be used to guide fertility recommendations for assisted reproductive technology (ART) patients and donors.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):441-444
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202225
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • MACS-annexin V cell sorting of semen samples with high TUNEL values
           decreases the concentration of cells with abnormal chromosomal content: a
           pilot study

    • Authors: Sahar El Fekih, Nadia Gueganic, Corinne Tous, Habib Ben Ali, Mounir Ajina, Nathalie Douet-Guilbert, Hortense Drapier, Damien Beauvillard, Frédéric Morel, Aurore Perrin
      Pages: 445 - 450
      Abstract: Sahar El Fekih, Nadia Gueganic, Corinne Tous, Habib Ben Ali, Mounir Ajina, Nathalie Douet-Guilbert, Hortense Drapier, Damien Beauvillard, Frédéric Morel, Aurore Perrin
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):445-450
      We question whether, in men with an abnormal rate of sperm DNA fragmentation, the magnetic-activated cell sorting (MACS) could select spermatozoa with lower rates of DNA fragmentation as well as spermatozoa with unbalanced chromosome content. Cryopreserved spermatozoa from six males were separated into nonapoptotic and apoptotic populations. We determined the percentages of spermatozoa with (i) externalization of phosphatidylserine (EPS) by annexin V-Fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) labeling, (ii) DNA fragmentation by TdT-mediated-dUTP nick-end labeling (TUNEL), and (iii) numerical abnormalities for chromosomes X, Y, 13, 18, and 21 by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), on the whole ejaculate and selected spermatozoa in the same patient. Compared to the nonapoptotic fraction, the apoptotic fraction statistically showed a higher number of spermatozoa with EPS, with DNA fragmentation, and with numerical chromosomal abnormalities. Compared to the whole ejaculate, we found a significant decrease in the percentage of spermatozoa with EPS and decrease tendencies of the DNA fragmentation rate and the sum of disomy levels in the nonapoptotic fraction. Conversely, we observed statistically significant higher rates of these three parameters in the apoptotic fraction. MACS may help to select spermatozoa with lower rates of DNA fragmentation and unbalanced chromosome content in men with abnormal rates of sperm DNA fragmentation.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):445-450
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202197
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Levels of L-carnitine in human seminal plasma are associated with sperm
           fatty acid composition

    • Authors: Mario Iliceto, Mette Haug Stensen, Jorunn M Andersen, Trine B Haugen, Oliwia Witczak
      Pages: 451 - 457
      Abstract: Mario Iliceto, Mette Haug Stensen, Jorunn M Andersen, Trine B Haugen, Oliwia Witczak
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):451-457
      The fatty acid composition of spermatozoa has been shown to be important for their function, and L-carnitine is crucial for fatty acid metabolism. Its levels in the seminal plasma positively correlate with semen quality, whereas high body mass index (BMI) is associated with both reduced semen quality and altered sperm fatty acid composition. Here, we examined the associations between free seminal L-carnitine levels and sperm fatty acid composition as well as BMI. Semen samples were collected and analyzed from 128 men with unknown fertility status and with BMI ranging from 19 kg m−2 to 63 kg m−2. Sperm fatty acid composition was assessed by gas chromatography, while free seminal L-carnitine analysis was performed using high-performance liquid chromatography. Multiple linear regression analysis showed a positive correlation of free seminal L-carnitine levels with the amount of sperm palmitic acid (β = 0.21; P = 0.014), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA; β = 0.23; P = 0.007), and total n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (β = 0.23; P = 0.008) and a negative correlation of free seminal L-carnitine levels with lignoceric acid (β = −0.29; P = 0.001) and total n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (β = −0.24; P = 0.012) when adjusted for covariates. There was no relationship between free seminal L-carnitine levels and BMI. Since free seminal L-carnitine levels are associated with semen quality, the absence of a correlation with BMI suggests that reduced semen quality in obese men is independent of seminal L-carnitine.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):451-457
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021107
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Body composition changes following chemotherapy for testicular germ cell
           tumor: obesity is the long-term problem

    • Authors: Yuki Takai, Sei Naito, Hidenori Kanno, Atsushi Yamagishi, Mayu Yagi, Toshihiko Sakurai, Hayato Nishida, Takuya Yamanobe, Tomoyuki Kato, Norihiko Tsuchiya
      Pages: 458 - 462
      Abstract: Yuki Takai, Sei Naito, Hidenori Kanno, Atsushi Yamagishi, Mayu Yagi, Toshihiko Sakurai, Hayato Nishida, Takuya Yamanobe, Tomoyuki Kato, Norihiko Tsuchiya
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):458-462
      Metabolic syndrome is a long-term complication of systemic chemotherapy for testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT). It is believed to be caused by secondary hypogonadism or toxic medicines because of orchidectomy followed by systemic chemotherapy. In this study, changes in the body composition of patients over time were quantitatively analyzed up to 24 months after chemotherapy. This study retrospectively analyzed 44 patients with TGCT who underwent chemotherapy at our institution from January 2008 to December 2016. Subcutaneous and visceral fat areas and psoas and skeletal muscle areas were measured by computed tomography before and immediately after chemotherapy as well as 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, and 24 months after chemotherapy. The subcutaneous and visceral fat indices and psoas and skeletal muscle indices were calculated as each area divided by body height squared. The total fat area had already significantly increased 3 months after the initiation of chemotherapy (P = 0.004). However, it did not return to prechemotherapeutic levels even at 24 months after chemotherapy. The skeletal muscle area was significantly decreased at the end of chemotherapy (P < 0.001); however, the value returned to baseline within 12 months. In multivariable analysis, the prechemotherapeutic skeletal muscle index and number of chemotherapy cycles were independently associated with the reduction of skeletal muscle at the end of chemotherapy (P = 0.001 and P = 0.027, respectively). In patients with TGCT, skeletal muscle mass decreased during chemotherapy and recovered within 12 months, whereas fat mass progressively increased from the initiation of chemotherapy until 24 months after chemotherapy.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):458-462
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202195
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Novel mutation in ODF2 causes multiple morphological abnormalities of the
           sperm flagella in an infertile male

    • Authors: Zi-Jue Zhu, Yi-Zhou Wang, Xiao-Bo Wang, Chen-Cheng Yao, Liang-Yu Zhao, Zhen-Bo Zhang, Yu Wu, Wei Chen, Zheng Li
      Pages: 463 - 472
      Abstract: Zi-Jue Zhu, Yi-Zhou Wang, Xiao-Bo Wang, Chen-Cheng Yao, Liang-Yu Zhao, Zhen-Bo Zhang, Yu Wu, Wei Chen, Zheng Li
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):463-472
      Numerous genes have been associated with multiple morphological abnormalities of the sperm flagella (MMAF), which cause severe asthenozoospermia and lead to male infertility, while the causes of approximately 50% of MMAF cases remain unclear. To reveal the genetic causes of MMAF in an infertile patient, whole-exome sequencing was performed to screen for pathogenic genes, and electron microscope was used to reveal the sperm flagellar ultrastructure. A novel heterozygous missense mutation in the outer dense fiber protein 2 (ODF2) gene was detected, which was inherited from the patient's mother and predicted to be potentially damaging. Transmission electron microscopy revealed that the outer dense fibers were defective in the patient's sperm tail, which was similar to that of the reported heterozygous Odf2 mutation mouse. Immunostaining of ODF2 showed severe ODF2 expression defects in the patient's sperm. Therefore, it was concluded that the heterozygous mutation in ODF2 caused MMAF in this case. To evaluate the possibility of assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment for this patient, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) was performed, with the help of a hypo-osmotic swelling test and laser-assisted immotile sperm selection (LAISS) for available sperm screening, and artificial oocyte activation with ionomycin was applied to improve the fertilization rate. Four ICSI cycles were performed, and live birth was achieved in the LAISS-applied cycle, suggesting that LAISS would be valuable in ART treatment for MMAF.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):463-472
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202183
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • A prospective randomized controlled study on scheduled PDE5i and vacuum
           erectile devices in the treatment of erectile dysfunction after nerve
           sparing prostatectomy

    • Authors: Ming Zhang, Ji-Zhong Che, Yi-Dong Liu, Hong-Xiang Wang, Yan-Ping Huang, Xiang-Guo Lv, Wei Liu, Mu-Jun Lu
      Pages: 473 - 477
      Abstract: Ming Zhang, Ji-Zhong Che, Yi-Dong Liu, Hong-Xiang Wang, Yan-Ping Huang, Xiang-Guo Lv, Wei Liu, Mu-Jun Lu
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):473-477
      Cavernous nerve injury is an important cause of erectile dysfunction (ED). Although protective nerve technology has been widely used in nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (nsRP), the incidence of ED is still very high after surgery. The purpose of our study was to evaluate erectile function (EF) and penile length in the non-erectile state (PLNES) following scheduled phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor (PDE5i), vacuum erectile device (VED) treatment, and combination therapy after nsRP. One hundred patients with localized prostate cancer and normal EF were randomized to scheduled PDE5i group, VED treatment group, a combined treatment group, and the control group without any intervention. The International Index of Erectile Function-5 (IIEF-5) scores and PLNES were evaluated after 6 months and 12 months of treatment. Sexual Encounter Profile (SEP-Question 2 and SEP-Question 3) were evaluated after 12 months of treatment. Ninety-one of the 100 randomized patients completed the study. We found that the 5 mg tadalafil once a day (OaD) combined with VED can help improve IIEF-5 scores in nsRP patients after both 6 months and 12 months. VED alone or combined with tadalafil OaD can help patients maintain PLNES. VED combined with tadalafil OaD can improve the rate of successful penetration (SEP-Question 2) after 12 months. There were no significant differences in the return to target EF after 12 months among the groups. No significant correlation was noted between the variables and return to target EF (IIEF ≥ 17), and between the variables and effective shortening of the patient's penis (shortening ≥ 1 cm) after 12 months of intervention.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):473-477
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202189
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Proteomic analysis and miRNA profiling of human testicular endothelial
           cell-derived exosomes: the potential effects on spermatogenesis

    • Authors: Wen-Peng Song, Sheng-Ji Gu, Xiao-Hui Tan, Yang-Yang Gu, Wei-Dong Song, Jian-Yu Zeng, Zhong-Cheng Xin, Rui-Li Guan
      Pages: 478 - 486
      Abstract: Wen-Peng Song, Sheng-Ji Gu, Xiao-Hui Tan, Yang-Yang Gu, Wei-Dong Song, Jian-Yu Zeng, Zhong-Cheng Xin, Rui-Li Guan
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):478-486
      Testicular endothelial cells have been found to play an important role in spermatogenesis and fertility, but their mechanism is obscure. Exosomes released by various cells are recognized as cell–cell communication mediators during the initiation and progression of many diseases. Therefore, the current study aimed to investigate the protein and miRNA components of human testicular endothelial cell-derived exosomes (HTEC-Exos) and to explore their potential effects on spermatogenesis. In this study, HTEC-Exos were first isolated by the ultracentrifugation method, and then identified by nanoparticle tracking analysis, transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and western blotting. The characteristics of HTEC-Exos were examined by liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry and microRNA (miRNA) chip analysis. Bioinformatics analysis was performed to explore the potential role of the exosomal content on spermatogenesis. A total of 945 proteins were identified, 11 of which were closely related to spermatogenesis. A total of 2578 miRNAs were identified. Among them, 30 miRNAs demonstrated potential associations with male reproductive disorders, such as azoospermia, and spermatogenesis disorders. In particular, 11 out of these 30 miRNAs have been proven to be involved in spermatogenesis based on available evidence. This study provides a global view of the proteins and miRNAs from HTEC-Exos, suggesting that HTEC-Exos may function as potential effectors during the process of spermatogenesis.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):478-486
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202190
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Clinicopathological factors associated with pathological upgrading from
           biopsy to prostatectomy in patients with ISUP grade group ≤2
           prostate cancer

    • Authors: Xing Li, Zhi-Xian Wang, Yun-Peng Zhu, Jing Wang, Yi-Sheng Yin, Xiao-Yong Zeng
      Pages: 487 - 493
      Abstract: Xing Li, Zhi-Xian Wang, Yun-Peng Zhu, Jing Wang, Yi-Sheng Yin, Xiao-Yong Zeng
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):487-493
      We performed this study to investigate pathological upgrading from biopsy to prostatectomy and clinicopathological factors associated with grade group (GG) upgrading in patients with International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) GG 1 and 2 prostate cancer (PCa) in a Chinese cohort. We included patients diagnosed with PCa with ISUP GG 1 and 2 at biopsy, who underwent RP at our institution. Pre- and postoperative clinical variables were examined. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted to identify independent factors associated with GG upgrading. Patients in GG upgraded group had higher total prostate-specific antigen (tPSA; median: 14.43 ng ml−1 vs 10.52 ng ml−1, P = 0.001) and PSA density (PSAD; median: 0.45 ng ml−2 vs 0.27 ng ml−2, P < 0.001) than those in GG nonupgraded group. Patients in upgraded group had a higher ratio for Prostate Imaging-Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) score >3 (86.4% vs 67.9%, P < 0.001). Those with GG 1 in biopsy were more likely to experience GG upgrading after RP than those with GG 2 (71 vs 54, P = 0.016). Independent preoperative factors predicting GG upgrading were PI-RADS score >3 (odds ratio [OR]: 2.471, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.132–5.393; P = 0.023), higher PSAD (P = 0.001), and GG in biopsy (OR: 0.241, 95% CI: 0.123–0.471; P < 0.001). The histopathological analyses of RP specimens revealed that perineural invasion (PNI; OR: 1.839, 95% CI: 1.027–3.490; P = 0.041) was identified as an independent factor associated with GG upgrading. Our results revealed that GG in the biopsy, PSAD, PI-RADS score >3, and PNI were independent factors of GG upgrading. These factors should be considered for patients with ISUP grade ≤2 PCa.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):487-493
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021108
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • The comparison of survival between active surveillance or watchful waiting
           and focal laser ablation in patients with low-risk prostate cancer

    • Authors: Jia-Kun Li, Chi-Chen Zhang, Shi Qiu, Kun Jin, Bo-Yu Cai, Qi-Ming Yuan, Xing-Yu Xiong, Lian-Sha Tang, Di Jin, Xiang-Hong Zhou, Yi-Ge Bao, Lu Yang, Qiang Wei
      Pages: 494 - 499
      Abstract: Jia-Kun Li, Chi-Chen Zhang, Shi Qiu, Kun Jin, Bo-Yu Cai, Qi-Ming Yuan, Xing-Yu Xiong, Lian-Sha Tang, Di Jin, Xiang-Hong Zhou, Yi-Ge Bao, Lu Yang, Qiang Wei
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):494-499
      Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second-most common cancer among men. Both active surveillance or watchful waiting (AS/WW) and focal laser ablation (FLA) can avoid the complications caused by radical treatment. How to make the choice between these options in clinical practice needs further study. Therefore, this study aims to compare and analyze their effects based on overall survival (OS) and cancer-specific survival (CSS) to obtain better long-term benefits. We included patients with low-risk PCa from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results database of 2010–2016. Multivariate Cox proportional hazard analyses were conducted for OS and CSS in the two groups. To eliminate bias, this study applied a series of sensitivity analyses. Moreover, Kaplan–Meier curves were plotted to obtain survival status. A total of 18 841 patients with low-risk PCa were included, with a median of 36-month follow-up. According to the multivariate Cox proportional hazard regression, the FLA group presented inferior survival benefits in OS than the AS/WW group (hazard ratio [HR]: 2.13, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.37–3.33, P < 0.05). After adjusting for confounders, the result persisted (HR: 1.69, 95% CI: 1.02–2.81, P < 0.05). According to the results of the sensitivity analysis, the inverse probability of the treatment weighing model indicated the same result in OS. In conclusion, AS/WW and FLA have the advantage of fewer side effects and the benefit of avoiding overtreatment compared with standard treatment. Our study suggested that AS/WW provides more survival benefits for patients with low-risk PCa. More relevant researches and data will be needed for further clarity.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):494-499
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021113
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Analysis of trends in testicular atrophy index values with age in patients
           with unilateral palpable cryptorchidism

    • Authors: Pei-Qiang Li, Yan Huang, Fu-Yun Liu
      Pages: 500 - 502
      Abstract: Pei-Qiang Li, Yan Huang, Fu-Yun Liu
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):500-502
      Cryptorchidism affects the growth of testicular volume. Testicular volume is associated with reproductive function. The testicular atrophy index evaluates the degree of damage caused by cryptorchidism, but it remains unclear whether changes in testicular atrophy index are related to age. We selected patients who underwent surgery for unilateral palpable cryptorchidism. Testicular volume was measured using ultrasonography. The testicular atrophy indices of the undescended testes were then reviewed, and their correlation with age was analyzed. We studied 228 cases (age range: 6–53 months). Scatter plots were constructed, and Loess curves were fitted, revealing a turning point at 24 months of age. The patients were divided into age groups of 6–24 months and 25–53 months. The testicular volume of the cryptorchid side was smaller than that of the normal side in both groups (both P < 0.001). In the 6–24-month group, the testicular atrophy index was positively correlated with age, testicular volume on the cryptorchid side was not correlated with age, and testicular volume was positively correlated with age on the normal side. In the 25–53-month group, testicular atrophy index and testicular volumes on either side were not correlated with age. A palpable unilateral cryptorchid testis is smaller than the contralateral testis. The testicular atrophy index increases with age between 6 months and 24 months, but not between 25 months and 53 months. Testicular volume increased with age on the normal side between 6 months and 24 months, but not on the cryptorchid side. Trends in testicular atrophy index with age contribute to the decision of operation time.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):500-502
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202227
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Predictive factors for successful sperm retrieval by microdissection
           testicular sperm extraction in men with nonobstructive azoospermia and a
           history of cryptorchidism

    • Authors: Xing-Lin Chen, Yu-Ang Wei, Xiao-Han Ren, Xu Zhang, Guang-Yao Li, Zhong-Wen Lu, Dong Zhang, Chao Qin, Shi-Feng Su
      Pages: 503 - 508
      Abstract: Xing-Lin Chen, Yu-Ang Wei, Xiao-Han Ren, Xu Zhang, Guang-Yao Li, Zhong-Wen Lu, Dong Zhang, Chao Qin, Shi-Feng Su
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):503-508
      This study aims to explore the factors influencing the success rate of the microdissection testicular sperm extraction (Micro-TESE) in patients with nonobstructive azoospermia (NOA) and cryptorchidism. Clinical data of 162 patients with cryptorchidism who underwent Micro-TESE due to infertility from December 2015 to May 2020 in the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University were analyzed retrospectively. In the univariate analysis, significant differences in the age of patient at the time of orchidopexy (median [interquartile range, IQR]: 7.0 [4.0–11.0] years vs 11.5 [9.0–14.5] years, P < 0.001), interval between orchidopexy and Micro-TESE (mean ± standard deviation: 17.5 ± 5.0 years vs 14.4 ± 4.4 years, P < 0.001), severity of cryptorchidism (unilateral [62.8%] vs bilateral [31.6%], P < 0.001; location of cryptorchidism, intra-abdominal [27.3%] vs inguinal [44.8%] vs suprascrotal [66.7%], P < 0.001), volume of the dominant testis (median [IQR]: 17.00 [15.00–19.00] ml vs 14.50 [11.75–16.25] ml, P < 0.001), and levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH; P = 0.004) and testosterone (P = 0.006) were observed between the successful and failed sperm extraction groups. After conducting the multivariate analysis, four of these factors, including unilateral/bilateral cryptorchidism (P < 0.001), location of cryptorchidism (P = 0.032), age of orchidopexy (P < 0.001), and dominant testicular volume, were adopted in the clinical prediction model to evaluate preoperatively the success rate of Micro-TESE for patients with NOA and cryptorchidism. The likelihood of successful sperm retrieval by Micro-TESE in men with NOA and cryptorchidism increased in patients with mild forms of cryptorchidism.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):503-508
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021102
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Erectile dysfunction in nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer patients before
           and after transurethral resection (TUR) of bladder tumor in China

    • Authors: Peng Guo, Yu Wang, Yun-Feng Xie, Tian-Bing Lv
      Pages: 509 - 512
      Abstract: Peng Guo, Yu Wang, Yun-Feng Xie, Tian-Bing Lv
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):509-512
      The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) patients before and after transurethral resection (TUR) in China. Clinical data from 165 male patients with NMIBC who received adjuvant intravesical chemotherapy after TUR in Neijiang First People's Hospital (Neijiang, China) between January 2010 and June 2019 were retrospectively reviewed. The sexual function of these patients was evaluated before and 1.5 years after initial TUR by the International Index of Erectile Function-5 (IIEF-5). An age-specific subanalysis was performed among the patients: <45 years old (Group 1, n = 19) and ≥45 years old (Group 2, n = 146). Before and 1.5 years after TUR, the incidence rates of ED in Group 1 were 15.8% and 52.6%, and those in Group 2 were 54.1% and 61.0%, respectively. The difference between groups was statistically significant at the preoperative stage (15.8% vs 54.1%, P = 0.002) but not at the postoperative stage (52.6% vs 61.0%, P = 0.562). Compared with the preoperative stage, the incidence of ED at the postoperative stage was increased significantly in Group 1 (15.8% vs 52.6%, P = 0.017) but not in Group 2 (54.1% vs 61.0%, P = 0.345). In conclusion, the incidence of ED increased in male NMIBC patients under the age of 45 years after TUR in China. These patients should be offered professional counseling during the follow-up period.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):509-512
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202166
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Combined treatment with dihydrotestosterone and lipopolysaccharide
           modulates prostate homeostasis by upregulating TNF-α from M1
           macrophages and promotes proliferation of prostate stromal cells

    • Authors: Yu Tong, Yi-Jun Guo, Qin Zhang, Hai-Xia Bi, Kai Kai, Ren-Yuan Zhou
      Pages: 513 - 520
      Abstract: Yu Tong, Yi-Jun Guo, Qin Zhang, Hai-Xia Bi, Kai Kai, Ren-Yuan Zhou
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):513-520
      Androgens and chronic inflammation, which play essential roles in the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), are considered to be important factors in disorders of prostate homeostasis. These two factors may lead to pathological hyperplasia in the prostate transition zone of patients with BPH. However, few studies have examined the mechanism of how dihydrotestosterone (DHT) affects chronic inflammation in prostate tissue during the progression of BPH. This study examined the performance of DHT in lipopolysaccharide-treated M1 macrophages and the subsequent effects on the proliferation of prostate stromal and epithelial cells. We found that DHT increased secretion of the pro-inflammatory factor tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α from M1 macrophages differentiated from THP-1 cells. The supernatant of M1 macrophages promoted the proliferation of WPMY-1 prostate stromal cells by upregulating B-cell lymphoma-extra large (Bcl-xL) and cellular Myc (c-Myc) levels by activating TNF-α-mediated nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-κB) and mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathways. Moreover, this supernatant increased the expression of androgen receptor in WPMY-1 cells, which was TNF-α-independent. Additionally, TNF-α protein expression was significantly higher in patients with BPH and a large prostate volume than that in those with a small prostate volume. Further analysis showed that higher serum testosterone combined with prostate-specific androgen concentrations was related to TNF-α expression. This study suggests that DHT modulates the inflammatory environment of BPH by increasing TNF-α expression from lipopolysaccharide-treated M1 macrophages and promotes the proliferation of prostate stromal cells. Targeting TNF-α, but not DHT, may be a promising strategy for patients with BPH.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):513-520
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021114
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Is Li-ESWT effective in diabetic patients with severe erectile
           dysfunction?

    • Authors: M&#252;sl&#252;m Erg&#252;n, Osman Aky&#252;z
      Pages: 521 - 524
      Abstract: Müslüm Ergün, Osman Akyüz
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):521-524
      Noninvasive low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave treatment (Li-ESWT) has been widely used to treat erection disorders. There is no clear information regarding either the selection of patients for the treatment or the treatment protocol. In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in diabetic patients with severe erectile dysfunction (International Index of Erectile Function-5 [IIEF-5] scores of 5 to 7). Sixty-three diabetes mellitus patients with erectile dysfunction having IIEF-5 scores of 5 to 7 and not showing a recovery of potency despite phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor therapy for the past 6 months were included in the study. The patients were evaluated based on their IIEF-5 scores and Erection Hardness Scale scores. The IIEF-5 score (mean ± standard deviation [s.d.]) increased from 5.29 ± 1.67 to 5.56 ± 1.85, with a difference of 0.27 ± 0.18 (P > 0.05). The Erection Hardness Scale scores (mean ± s.d.), on the other hand, increased from 1.46 ± 0.50 to 1.48 ± 0.50, with a difference of 0.02 ± 0 (P > 0.05). In conclusion, the response to phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors did not change after extracorporeal shockwave treatment in diabetes mellitus patients with severe erectile dysfunction (IIEF-5 scores of 5 to 7).
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):521-524
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021105
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Immunohistochemical analysis of PD-L1 and tumor-infiltrating immune cells
           expression in the tumor microenvironment of primary signet ring cell
           carcinoma of the prostate

    • Authors: Qi-Liang Teng, Xin-Rui Yang, Shuang Wen, Zhi-Hong Dai, Hong-Long Wang, Tian-Qing Liu, Liang Wang, Bo Fan, Zhi-Yu Liu
      Pages: 525 - 532
      Abstract: Qi-Liang Teng, Xin-Rui Yang, Shuang Wen, Zhi-Hong Dai, Hong-Long Wang, Tian-Qing Liu, Liang Wang, Bo Fan, Zhi-Yu Liu
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):525-532
      Primary signet ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) of the prostate is a rare neoplasm. However, its potential tumorigenic mechanism, clinicopathological features, and prognostic outcome have not been systematically described. To determine the pathogenic mechanism, we detected distributions of programmed cell death-ligand 1 (PD-L1), programmed death 1 (PD-1), and cellular components in the tumor microenvironment, including tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (CD4 and CD8), tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs; CD163 and CD68), and tumor-associated fibroblasts (vimentin and alpha-smooth muscle actin [α-SMA]), in tumor tissues from four patients with primary prostatic SRCC compared with corresponding adjacent tissues and tumor tissues from 30 patients with prostate adenocarcinoma (PCa) by immunohistochemical staining. We found higher expression of PD-L1, CD163, and CD68 in primary SRCC specimens than that in both corresponding adjacent nontumor specimens and PCa specimens with different Gleason scores, indicating that TAMs may participate in the malignant biological behavior of primary SRCC of the prostate. For further analysis, we searched electronic journal databases and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) to identify 200 eligible patients including our four cases. According to Kaplan–Meier survival curve analysis, patients <68 years old, with radical prostatectomy (RP), Gleason score of 7–8, and lower clinical stage had longer overall survival (OS). Moreover, Cox multivariate analysis indicated that race (hazard ratio [HR] = 1.422), surgical approach (HR = 1.654), and Gleason score (HR = 2.162) were independent prognostic factors for OS. Therefore, primary SRCC of the prostate represents a distinct and aggressive subtype of prostate cancer associated with a higher distribution of PD-L1 and TAMs, which warrants further clinical investigation.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):525-532
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202186
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Clinical benefits of a modified Cryopiece system for cryopreservation of
           rare ejaculated and testicular spermatozoa for ICSI

    • Authors: Wei Chen, Chuan Huang, Peng Li, Feng Liu, Jian Sun, Zi-Jue Zhu, Jing Zhai, Yuan Xu, Yan Hong, Jian-Lin Hu, Yun-Peng Peng, Zhen-Bo Zhang, Yu Wu, Zheng Li
      Pages: 533 - 539
      Abstract: Wei Chen, Chuan Huang, Peng Li, Feng Liu, Jian Sun, Zi-Jue Zhu, Jing Zhai, Yuan Xu, Yan Hong, Jian-Lin Hu, Yun-Peng Peng, Zhen-Bo Zhang, Yu Wu, Zheng Li
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):533-539
      Cryopreservation of rare testicular-retrieved spermatozoa for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in patients with severe oligozoospermia and azoospermia remains a major challenge in clinical practice. This study evaluated the Cryopiece system as a potential technique to cryopreserve rare human spermatozoa for ICSI. Small numbers of ejaculated (24 patients) and testicular (13 patients) spermatozoa were cryopreserved using the Cryopiece system. The total number of recovered spermatozoa and motility were assessed after thawing. Thirty-seven couples underwent ICSI using spermatozoa cryopreserved by the Cryopiece system, and ICSI outcomes (rates of fertilization, embryo cleavage, and clinical pregnancy) were evaluated. The average sperm post-thaw retrieval rate was 79.1%, and motility was 29.7%. Ejaculated spermatozoa had a higher post-thaw motility (32.5%) than testicular spermatozoa (21.8%; P = 0.005). ICSI achieved a fertilization rate of 61.9%, embryo cleavage rate of 84.6%, and clinical pregnancy rate of 43.3%. The ICSI outcomes in the ejaculated and testicular frozen-thawed spermatozoa were similar. Assisted oocyte activation (AOA) after ICSI with motile (72.1%) or immotile (71.9%) spermatozoa resulted in a significantly higher fertilization rate than that when using motile spermatozoa without AOA (52.0%; P = 0.005). However, AOA did not enhance the clinical pregnancy rate (55.6% or 40.0% vs 35.3%; P = 0.703). The Cryopiece system is simple and useful for the cryopreservation of small numbers of ejaculated or testicular spermatozoa for ICSI in patients with severe oligozoospermia or nonobstructive azoospermia.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):533-539
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021101
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Mannose inhibits the growth of prostate cancer through a mitochondrial
           mechanism

    • Authors: Yu-Lin Deng, Ren Liu, Zhou-Da Cai, Zhao-Dong Han, Yuan-Fa Feng, Shang-Hua Cai, Qing-Biao Chen, Jian-Guo Zhu, Wei-De Zhong
      Pages: 540 - 548
      Abstract: Yu-Lin Deng, Ren Liu, Zhou-Da Cai, Zhao-Dong Han, Yuan-Fa Feng, Shang-Hua Cai, Qing-Biao Chen, Jian-Guo Zhu, Wei-De Zhong
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):540-548
      The limited treatment options for advanced prostate cancer (PCa) lead to the urgent need to discover new anticancer drugs. Mannose, an isomer of glucose, has been reported to have an anticancer effect on various tumors. However, the anticancer effect of mannose in PCa remains unclear. In this study, we demonstrated that mannose inhibits the proliferation and promotes the apoptosis of PCa cells in vitro, and mannose was observed to have an anticancer effect in mice without harming their health. Accumulation of intracellular mannose simultaneously decreased the mitochondrial membrane potential, increased mitochondrial and cellular reactive oxygen species (ROS) levels, and reduced adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production in PCa cells. Mannose treatment of PCa cells induced changes in mitochondrial morphology, caused dysregulated expression of the fission protein, such as fission, mitochondrial 1 (FIS1), and enhanced the expression of proapoptotic factors, such as BCL2-associated X (Bax) and BCL2-antagonist/killer 1 (Bak). Furthermore, lower expression of mannose phosphate isomerase (MPI), the key enzyme in mannose metabolism, indicated poorer prognosis in PCa patients, and downregulation of MPI expression in PCa cells enhanced the anticancer effect of mannose. This study reveals the anticancer effect of mannose in PCa and its clinical significance in PCa patients.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):540-548
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021104
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • The effect of healthy dietary patterns on male semen quality: a systematic
           review and meta-analysis

    • Authors: Lei-Lei Cao, Jun-Jie Chang, Shao-Jie Wang, Yong-Han Li, Meng-Yuan Yuan, Geng-Fu Wang, Pu-Yu Su
      Pages: 549 - 557
      Abstract: Lei-Lei Cao, Jun-Jie Chang, Shao-Jie Wang, Yong-Han Li, Meng-Yuan Yuan, Geng-Fu Wang, Pu-Yu Su
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):549-557
      The incidence of infertility has recently risen. Semen quality is an important male fertility indicator, and dietary factors can affect semen quality. We conducted this systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effects of healthy dietary patterns on semen quality. A literature search was conducted in 3 databases (Embase, Web of Science and PubMed) on August 21, 2021. The included cross-sectional studies examined the influence of the Mediterranean, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), and prudent diet patterns on semen quality parameters; six studies (1244 subjects) were included. By comparing high consumption with low consumption of healthy dietary patterns, the results of the meta-analysis showed significantly higher sperm concentrations (mean difference [MD] = 6.88 × 106 ml−1, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.26 × 106 ml−1–12.49 × 106 ml−1; P < 0.05), a significant increase in total sperm count (MD = 16.70 × 106, 95% CI: 2.37 × 106–31.03 × 106; P < 0.05), and a significant increase in progressive sperm motility (MD = 5.85%, 95% CI: 2.59%–9.12%; P < 0.01). The sperm concentration, progressive sperm motility, and total sperm count were significantly higher in men with higher versus lower consumption of healthy dietary patterns. However, the results must be interpreted with caution.
      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):549-557
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202252
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • A case of obstructive azoospermia secondary to genitourinary tract
           infection caused by a prostatic utricle cyst

    • Authors: Tomoki Saito, Mitsuru Komeya, Kimitsugu Usui, Shinnosuke Kuroda, Teppei Takeshima, Kunitomo Takashima, Mario Ikeda, Yoshihito Kondo, Yasushi Yumura
      Pages: 558 - 559
      Abstract: Tomoki Saito, Mitsuru Komeya, Kimitsugu Usui, Shinnosuke Kuroda, Teppei Takeshima, Kunitomo Takashima, Mario Ikeda, Yoshihito Kondo, Yasushi Yumura
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):558-559

      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):558-559
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja2021112
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Seminal HPV detection: a pilot study comparing the preservation
           effectiveness and cost between a methanol-based solution and
           cryopreservation with liquid nitrogen

    • Authors: Jynfiaf Francis, Cecilia K&#228;rrberg, Jonas Hermansson, Magnus Lindh, Sofia Ganidou, Ann Thurin-Kjellberg, Kersti Lundin, Randa Akouri, Panagiotis Tsiartas
      Pages: 560 - 561
      Abstract: Jynfiaf Francis, Cecilia Kärrberg, Jonas Hermansson, Magnus Lindh, Sofia Ganidou, Ann Thurin-Kjellberg, Kersti Lundin, Randa Akouri, Panagiotis Tsiartas
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):560-561

      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):560-561
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202213
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
  • Retraction note: Effect of probucol on autophagy and apoptosis in the
           penile tissue of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

    • Authors: Ke-Qin Zhang, Tao Tian, Liang-Liang Hu, Hao-Ran Wang, Qiang Fu
      Pages: 562 - 562
      Abstract: Ke-Qin Zhang, Tao Tian, Liang-Liang Hu, Hao-Ran Wang, Qiang Fu
      Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):562-562

      Citation: Asian Journal of Andrology 2022 24(5):562-562
      PubDate: Tue,23 Aug 2022
      DOI: 10.4103/aja202187
      Issue No: Vol. 24, No. 5 (2022)
       
 
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