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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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1
Is continuous bladder irrigation after prostate surgery still needed?  
Chukwudi Ogonnaya Okorie 
World J Clin Urol 4(3):108-114. Published online Nov 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i3.108
2
Postnatal management of antenatally detected hydronephrosis  
Gyanendra Sharma, Anshu Sharma 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):283-294. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.283
3
Kidney stones over 2 cm in diameter-between guidelines and individual approach  
Piotr Bryniarski, Arkadiusz Miernik, Martin Schoenthaler, Marcin Zyczkowski, Piotr Taborowski, Andrzej Paradysz 
World J Clin Urol 3(2):81-86. Published online Jul 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i2.81
4
Pre-fabricated radial forearm phalloplasty with cadaveric bone graft  
Jason W Edens, Tuan Tran, Sarah Eidelson, Morad Askari, Christopher J Salgado 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):376-379. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.376
5
Comprehensive urodynamics: Being devoted to clinical urologic practice  
Chuang-Yu Qu, Dan-Feng Xu 
World J Clin Urol 3(2):96-112. Published online Jul 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i2.96
6
Management of penile urethral strictures: Challenges and future directions  
Felix Campos-Juanatey, Simon Bugeja, Stella L Ivaz, Anastasia Frost, Daniela E Andrich, Anthony R Mundy 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):1-10. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.1
7
Vasectomy reversal: A review of the evaluation, techniques, and outcomes  
Parviz K Kavoussi 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):48-55. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.48
8
Adherence to immunosuppressor medication in renal transplanted patients  
Francisco Ortega, Carmen Díaz-Corte, Covadonga Valdés 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):27-37. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.27
9
Contemporary management of upper tract urothelial cell carcinoma  
Kellen Choi, Ryan McCafferty, Samuel Deem 
World J Clin Urol 6(1):1-9. Published online Mar 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i1.1
10
Varicocele and infertility: Role of pressure flow dynamics  
Khaleeq ur Rehman, Muhammad-Quaid Zaman, Habib ur Rehman, Hafsa Zaneb 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):340-343. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.340
11
Neural regulation of sexual function in men  
Kazem M Azadzoi, Jinghua Yang, Mike B Siroky 
World J Clin Urol 2(3):32-41. Published online Nov 24, 2013. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v2.i3.32
12
Extraperitoneal robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: Comparison with transperitoneal technique  
Chris Anderson, Ben Ayres, Rami Issa, Matthew Perry, Evangelos Liatsikos, Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Khurshid R Ghani 
World J Clin Urol 2(2):3-9. Published online Jul 24, 2013. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v2.i2.3
13
Chronic kidney disease after radical nephrectomy for suspected renal cancers  
Tuck Y Yong, Kareeann S F Khow 
World J Clin Urol 6(1):10-17. Published online Mar 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i1.10
14
Review of novel therapeutic medicines targeting androgen signaling in castration-resistant prostate cancer  
Daisuke Obinata, Kyoko Fujiwara, Kenya Yamaguchi, Ken-ichi Takayama, Tomohiko Urano, Hiroki Nagase, Satoshi Inoue, Satoru Takahashi, Noboru Fukuda 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):264-271. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.264
15
Vitamin C supplementation in patients on maintenance dialysis  
Kun-Ying Zhang, Li Zuo 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):344-350. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.344
16
Diagnosis of voiding dysfunction by pressure-flow study in women  
Juan Pablo Valdevenito, Annerleim Walton-Diaz 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):29-36. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.29
17
Chylous ascites in laparoscopic renal surgery: Where do we stand?  
Bum Soo Kim, Tae Gyun Kwon 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):37-44. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.37
18
Injectable treatments for female stress urinary incontinence  
Omer Bayrak, Stephen Mock, Roger Roman Dmochowski 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):209-217. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.209
19
Barbed polyglyconate vs monocryl suture in vesico-urethral anastomosis during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy  
Devang Desai, Kevin Lah, Charles Chabert, Troy Gianduzzo 
World J Clin Urol 4(2):92-96. Published online Jul 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i2.92
20
Urological manifestations and treatment of the primary systemic vasculitides  
Javeria Peracha, Matthew David Morgan 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):5-20. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.5
21
Urine chemokine levels correlate with treatment response to phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitor in prostatitis  
Pradeep Tyagi, Kim Killinger, Gregory McLennan, Nirmal Jayabalan, Michael Chancellor, Kenneth M Peters 
World J Clin Urol 6(1):18-26. Published online Mar 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i1.18
22
Role of PCA3 test in clinical decision making for prostate cancer diagnosis  
Vladimir Yutkin, Ali Al-Zahrani, Andrew Williams, Guy Hidas, Carlos Martinez, Jonathan Izawa, Dov Pode, Joseph Chin 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):68-74. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.68
23
Combined urethral and suprapubic catheter drainage improves post operative management after open simple prostatectomy without bladder irrigation  
Anselm Okwudili Obi 
World J Clin Urol 6(2):44-50. Published online Jul 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i2.44
24
Use of synthetic grafts in pelvic reconstruction: A path of continued discovery  
Seth A Cohen, Shlomo Raz 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):11-17. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.11
25
Update summarising the conclusions of the international consultation on male lower urinary tract symptoms  
Altaf Mangera, Christopher Chapple 
World J Clin Urol 4(2):83-91. Published online Jul 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i2.83
26
Metabolic syndrome in the development and progression of prostate cancer  
Andrew C Strine, Kevin R Rice, Timothy A Masterson 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):168-183. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.168
27
Genetics and male infertility  
Gulay Gulec Ceylan, Cavit Ceylan 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):38-47. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.38
28
Classical seminoma in a 92-year-old patient  
Catharine Denning, Li June Tay, James Carton, Kaka Hama Attar 
World J Clin Urol 6(1):27-29. Published online Mar 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i1.27
29
Innovative microsurgical treatment of male external genitals lymphedema  
Sylvain M Mukenge, Daniela Negrini, Marco Catena, Gianfranco Ferla 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):310-319. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.310
30
How to improve a urology outpatient service? A survey of patient satisfaction  
Szilveszter Lukacs, Benjamin Tschobotko, Gaurav Mukerji, Justin Vale, Evangelos Mazaris 
World J Clin Urol 2(3):46-52. Published online Nov 24, 2013. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v2.i3.46
31
Bladder cancer exosomes: Getting the message across  
Claudia Berrondo, Thomas Osinski, Carla J Beckham 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):18-23. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.18
32
Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency: Leave no stone unturned  
Guillaume Bollée, Michel Daudon, Irène Ceballos-Picot 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):218-226. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.218
33
Preclinical therapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia with neuropeptide hormone antagonists  
Petra Popovics, Andrew V Schally, Norman L Block, Ferenc G Rick 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):184-194. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.184
34
Does the molecular classification of breast cancer point the way for biomarker identification in prostate cancer?  
William J F Green, Graham Ball, Des Powe 
World J Clin Urol 5(2):80-89. Published online Jul 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i2.80
35
Programmed cell death protein 4 expression in renal cell carcinoma, penile carcinoma and testicular germ cell cancer  
Nicolas Fischer, Friederike Göke, Philip Kahl, Vera Splittstößer, Brigitte Lankat-Buttgereit, Stefan C Müller, Jörg Ellinger 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):351-357. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.351
36
Urodynamic test and female urinary stress incontinence: An open debate  
Enrico Finazzi Agrò, Valerio Iacovelli, Elisabetta Costantini 
World J Clin Urol 4(2):75-77. Published online Jul 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i2.75
37
Radical cystectomy and en-bloc resection of enterovesical fistula from bladder cancer  
Zi Qin Ng, Willy K W Low, Sathiyananthan Jr, Pradeep Subramanian, Joel Stein 
World J Clin Urol 6(1):30-33. Published online Mar 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i1.30
38
Best surgical treatment for very large benign prostatic obstruction  
Iván D Sáez, Juan F de la Llera, Cristopher D Horn, José F López, Rodrigo A Chacón, Pedro A Figueroa, Bruno I Vivaldi, Fernando Coz 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):370-375. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.370
39
Role of transperineal template biopsy in prostate cancer  
Guzanfar Ali Choudry, Mohammed Hidayathullah Khan, Tahir Qayyum 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):21-26. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.21
40
Why is there a need for an interdisciplinary approach to assess erectile dysfunction?  
Marjan Khajehei 
World J Clin Urol 3(1):1-8. Published online Mar 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i1.1
41
Morphological and functional evaluation of chronic kidney disease using magnetic resonance imaging  
Tsutomu Inoue, Eito Kozawa, Hirokazu Okada, Hiromichi Suzuki 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):325-329. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.325
42
Recirculating chemohyperthermia as a treatment for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: Current and future perspectives  
Javier Flores-Carbajal, Alejandro Sousa-Escandón, Daniel Sousa-Gonzalez, Silvia Rodriguez Gomez, Manuel Lopez Saavedra, M Elia Fernandez Martinez 
World J Clin Urol 6(2):34-39. Published online Jul 24, 2017. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v6.i2.34
43
Spontaneous regression of renal cell carcinoma: Reality or myth?  
Matthias Maruschke, Aristotelis G Anastasiadis, Oliver W Hakenberg 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):201-208. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.201
44
Case of intramedullary spinal cord metastasis of renal cell carcinoma  
Hideo Soga, Osamu Imanishi 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):72-74. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.72
45
Pre-transplant treatment of large polycystic kidney  
Iván D Sáez, Juan F de la Llera, Andrés Tapia, Rodrigo A Chacón, Pedro A Figueroa, Bruno I Vivaldi, Alfredo Domenech, Christopher D Horn, Fernando Coz 
World J Clin Urol 5(1):66-71. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v5.i1.66
46
From the battlefield to the bladder: The development of thioTEPA  
Sean M Gallagher, Steven H Selman 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):195-200. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.195
47
Employing extracellular vesicles for non-invasive renal monitoring: A captivating prospect  
Gabriella Pocsfalvi, Christopher Stanly, Annalisa Vilasi, Immacolata Fiume, Rosarita Tatè, Giovambattista Capasso 
World J Clin Urol 3(2):66-80. Published online Jul 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i2.66
48
Is verumontanum resection needed in transurethral resection of the prostate?  
Evangelos M Mazaris 
World J Clin Urol 2(1):1-2. Published online Mar 24, 2013. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v2.i1.1
49
Transurethral bipolar prostatectomy: Where do we stand now?  
Hesham M Fathy, Hussein A Hussein, Hosny K Salem, Sherif S Azab, Hany M ElFayoumy 
World J Clin Urol 4(1):64-67. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v4.i1.64
50
Periodontitis: Tip of the iceberg in chronic kidney disease  
Monchai Siribamrungwong, Pawadee Chinudomwong 
World J Clin Urol 3(3):295-303. Published online Nov 24, 2014. doi: 10.5410/wjcu.v3.i3.295