Skip to main content


World Journal of Urology

World Journal of Urology OnlineFirst articles

17.05.2019 | Invited Review Open Access

Outcomes of ureteroscopy for stone disease in anomalous kidneys: a systematic review

Anomalous kidneys arise from different abnormalities in the embryological development [ 1 ]. These may relate to abnormal ascent, fusion, rotation or a combination of these. Whilst the commonest renal anomaly is the horseshoe kidney (HSK) with an …

16.05.2019 | Original Article

Thermal effects of Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy during retrograde intrarenal surgery and percutaneous nephrolithotomy in an ex vivo porcine kidney model

Holmium:yttrium–aluminum–garnet (Ho:YAG) laser lithotripsy is the gold standard in flexible ureteroscopy (fURS), and widely used in semirigid ureteroscopy (sURS) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) [ 1 ]. The clinical utilization of high-power …

16.05.2019 | Original Article

Impact of previous SWL on ureterorenoscopy outcomes and optimal timing for ureterorenoscopy after SWL failure in proximal ureteral stones

The urinary stone disease prevalence ranges between 4 and 20% in economically developed countries [ 1 ]. The incidence of urolithiasis can vary according to geographical, ethnic, climatic, dietary, genetic and racial factors [ 2 ]. Turkey is an …

15.05.2019 | Topic Paper

Management of Peyronie’s disease with collagenase Clostridium histolyticum in the acute phase

Peyronie’s disease (PD) is defined as a chronic benign fibrotic disorder within the tunica albuginea of the penis that can lead to plaque formation [ 1 – 3 ] and is commonly associated with penile pain, curvature and erectile dysfunction [ 4 ].

15.05.2019 | Original Article

Level of knowledge on radiation exposure and compliance to wearing protective equipment: where do endourologists stand? An ESUT/EULIS survey

Since the discovery of X-rays by Roentgen [ 1 ], this type of ionizing radiation applies to a variety of medical procedures, both for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Specifically, in endourology all fluoroscopically guided procedures such as …

Aktuelle Ausgaben

Über diese Zeitschrift

The World Journal of Urology publishes the essential results of urological research and their practical and clinical relevance to a broad audience of urologists in research and clinical practice. In order to guarantee a balanced program, articles are published that reflect the developments in all fields of urology on an internationally advanced level. Each issue treats a main topic in review articles written by invited international experts. In addition the journal presents articles unrelated to the main topic.

Members of the Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU) receive online access to the journal as a benefit of membership. For more information and member login please follow

Weitere Informationen

Neu im Fachgebiet Urologie

Meistgelesene Bücher in der Urologie

2016 | Buch

Anogenitale Hautkrankheiten

Erkennen, Befunden, Behandeln

Hautkrankheiten im Bereich Genitale werden werden oft erstmals von einem Facharzt beobachtet, der sich mit anderen genitalen Beschwerden beschäftigt – der Urologe bei Männern oder der Gynäkologe bei Frauen. Dieses Buch schult den Blick für anogenitale Dermatosen und gibt Tipps zur Therapie.

Walter Krause, Isaak Effendy

2015 | Buch

Inkontinenz- und Deszensuschirurgie der Frau

Harninkontinenz ist eines der häufigsten Symptome in der Urologie und Gynäkologie. OP-Atlas, unverzichtbarer Ratgeber, kompaktes Nachschlagewerk in einem: Mithilfe dieses Buches werden Sie Spezialist in Sachen Inkontinenz- und Deszensuschirurgie.

Rainer Hofmann, Uwe Wagner

Mail Icon II Newsletter

Bestellen Sie unseren kostenlosen Newsletter Update Urologie und bleiben Sie gut informiert – ganz bequem per eMail.