Ali Reza Golshan

North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bujnūrd, Khorāsān-e Shomālī, Iran

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Publications (5)8.75 Total impact

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    ABSTRACT: To assess the accuracy of voided urine cytology versus urinary nuclear matrix protein 22 (NMP22) qualitative assay in the diagnosis of various grades and stages of recurrent bladder transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). From July 2007 to February 2009, all patients with history of superficial bladder TCC were included in this multi-center study. Each patient provided three serial voided urine samples for cytologic examination and one sample for the NMP22 qualitative assay prior to urethrocystoscopy. The sensitivity and specificity of urine cytology and the NMP22 test were determined. The sensitivities of the NMP22 test and cytology for detection of recurrence were 78.8% and 44.2%, respectively (P = .001), while the specificities were 69.6% and 83.7%, respectively (P = .019). The NMP22 test showed significantly higher sensitivity than cytology in detecting recurrences in low-risk and intermediate-risk groups. The NMP22 assay could be used for detection of superficial bladder cancer, especially in low- and intermediate-risk groups; however, the value of the test is limited by its low specificity.
    No preview · Article · Dec 2012 · Urology journal
  • J. Hosseini · M.M. Mazloomfard · A.R. Golshan

    No preview · Article · Oct 2012 · European Urology Supplements
  • J. Hosseini · A. R. Golshan · M. M. Mazloomfard

    No preview · Article · Sep 2010 · European Urology Supplements
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    ABSTRACT: Pelvic fracture urethral distraction defect is usually managed by the end to end anastomotic urethroplasty. Surgical repair of those patients with post-traumatic complex posterior urethral defects, who have undergone failed previous surgical treatments, remains one of the most challenging problems in urology. Appendix urinary diversion could be used in such cases. However, the appendix tissue is not always usable. We report our experience on management of patients with long urethral defect with history of one or more failed urethroplasties by Monti channel urinary diversion. From 2001 to 2007, we evaluated data from 8 male patients aged 28 to 76 years (mean age 42.5) in whom the Monti technique was performed. All cases had history of posterior urethral defect with one or more failed procedures for urethral reconstruction including urethroplasty. A 2 to 2.5 cm segment of ileum, which had a suitable blood supply, was cut. After the re-anastomosis of the ileum, we closed the opened ileum transversely surrounding a 14-16 Fr urethral catheter using running Vicryl sutures. The newly built tube was used as an appendix during diversion. All patients performed catheterization through the conduit without difficulty and stomal stenosis. Mild stomal incontinence occurred in one patient in the supine position who became continent after adjustment of the catheterization intervals. There was no dehiscence, necrosis or perforation of the tube. Based on our data, Monti's procedure seems to be a valuable technique in patients with very long complicated urethral defect who cannot be managed with routine urethroplastic techniques.
    Preview · Article · Jun 2010 · International braz j urol: official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
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    Jalil Hosseini · Ali Kaviani · Ali Reza Golshan
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    ABSTRACT: Our aim was to evaluate clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) results in combination with triamcinolone ointment for lubrication of the catheter after internal urethrotomy. Seventy patients who underwent internal urethrotomy were assigned into 2 groups and performed CIC with either triamcinolone 1% ointment or a water-based gel (control) for lubrication of the catheter. They continued CIC regimen up to 6 month and were followed up for 12 months. Retrograde urethrography and urethrocystoscopy were done 6 and 12 months postoperatively. In case of obstructive symptoms or any difficulty in passing the urethral catheter, internal urethrotomy would be performed, if needed, and the same follow-up protocol would be started again. The recurrence rates after the first and second urethrotomy attempts were compared between the two groups. Thirty patients in the triamcinolone group and 34 in the control group completed the study. There were no significant differences in the baseline characteristics of the patients or the etiology of the stricture between the two groups. There was a 30.0% recurrence rate in the patients of the triamcinolone group versus 44.1% in those of the control group after the first internal urethrotomy (P = .24). Following the second internal urethrotomy, the urethra was stabilized in 88.9% of the patients in the triamcinolone group and 60.0% those in the control group (P = .15). Administration of triamcinolone ointment in patients on CIC regimen after internal urethrotomy only slightly decreased the stricture recurrence rate, and its possible effects should be more investigated.
    Preview · Article · Feb 2008 · Urology journal

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25 Citations
8.75 Total Impact Points


  • 2012
    • North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences
      Bujnūrd, Khorāsān-e Shomālī, Iran
  • 2010
    • Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
      • Department of Urology
      Teheran, Tehrān, Iran
  • 2008
    • Shahid Beheshti University
      Teheran, Tehrān, Iran