Nephro-Urology Monthly

  • ISSN: 2251-7014 2251-7006
  • Email: editor@numonthly.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Nephro-Urology Monthly
Review Article
26/4/2017
Mario Bonomini, Assunta Pandolfi, Vittorio Sirolli, Arduino Arduini, Lorenzo Di Liberato, Natalia Di Pietro
Patients suffering from chronic renal failure have a higher burden of cardiovascular events, which increases in a dose-dependent fashion as renal function worsens. Increased cardiovascular risk in these patients is thought to be mediated by the simultaneous presence of both traditional and non-traditional cardiovascular risk factors, the ... read more
Research Article
19/2/2017
Seyed-Mostafa Hosseini-Zijoud, Farnaz Barzi, Aidin Lotfiazar, Behzad Einollahi
The publication rate of abstracts presented at a scientific congress is considered as an indicator of congress’s scientific quality. This rate is in range of 11% to 78% with an average of 45% in international medical congresses. The current survey aimed to determine the publication rate of ... read more
Research Article
26/3/2017
Shiva Samavat, Mohsen Nafar, Alireza Khoshdel, Behrang Alipour- Abedi
Anemia resistant to erythropoietin stimulating agents (ESAs) is a risk factor for all-cause mortality. Determining the etiologies of hyporesponsiveness may help overcome the resistance. We investigated the contributing factors in a population of hemodialysis patients.In a multicenter cross-sectional study, from January 2015 to May 2015, point-prevalent hemodialysis ... read more
Research Article
7/5/2017
Shiva Samavat, Somayeh Fatemizadeh, Hedieh Fasihi, Marieh Farrokhy
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor neurological disorder with high prevalence among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and is associated with sleep and mood disturbances. The current study evaluated the associations between RLS, depression and insomnia in patients undergoing hemodialysis.The current cross sectional study collected ... read more
Research Article
6/2/2017
Atieh Makhlough, Mohammadreza Mahdavi, Iradj Maleki, Lotfollah Davoodi, Tahoora Mousavi, Seyed-Hosein Hasani-Mansoor, Marjan Makhlough, Mohammadreza Haghshenas
Hemodialysis is one of the renal replacement therapies in patients with end-stage renal failure. The current study aimed at identifying the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in hemodialysis population, and comparing serological (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) and molecular (polymerase chain reaction) methods to detect HCV infection ... read more
Research Article
26/4/2017
Tom Marcelissen, Mohammad Sajjad Rahnama’i, Beverley Brierley, Brigitte Schurch, Peter De Vries
The study aimed to evaluate the long-term compliance and reasons for discontinuation of intravesical botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) treatment in women with idiopathic overactive bladder syndrome (iOAB).All patients who had been treated with BoNT-A between 2004 and 2010 were invited to join a written survey in June, ... read more
Research Article
7/5/2017
Nouraddin Mousavinasab, Mojgan Jalalzadeh
Serum cystatin C has been identified as a marker for the estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Although this marker is more sensitive than creatinine, it is too expensive and not available in all laboratories. In this study, we compared cystatin C-based equations with creatinine-based formulas to ... read more
Research Article
26/4/2017
Samad Zare
Although percutaneous nephrolithotomy is most commonly performed with fluoroscopic access, yet, phobia and risks of radiation exposure are 2 important dilemmas. Herein the feasibility of flank position ultrasound guided percutaneous nephrolithotomy for management of renal stones was assessed.Between September 2012 and June 2016, 250 cases (134 males ... read more
Research Article
26/4/2017
Maryam Sarbishegi, Enam Alhagh Charkhat Gorgich, Ozra Khajavi
Olive (Olea europaea), from the Oleaseae family, is a very popular plant for its biological and pharmacological characteristics. Olive tree derivatives possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antihyperlipidemic, and cardioprotective effects.The current study aimed at evaluating the effect of olive leaves extract (OLE) on sperm quality and antioxidant capacity in ... read more
Case Report
26/3/2017
Hamed Akhavizadegan
In this study, we presented two cases with lower urinary tract symptoms and missed urinary stone that were diagnosed by the computed tomography (CT) scan.We reported two elderly men with severe irritative bladder symptoms who failed to be diagnosed with routine work-ups, including urine analysis and culture, ... read more
Case Report
7/3/2017
Reza Mahdavi Zafarghandi, Mahmood Reza Kalantari, Alireza Akhavan Rezayat, Amir Abbas Asadpour
Prostate cancer (PC) is one of the most common forms of malignancies and the second cause of cancer death all around the world and the eight causes in Iran. The main portion of PC is adenocarcinoma, in some cases neuroendocrine differentiation occurs. Neuroendocrine prostate cancers (NePCs) incidence ... read more

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