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Specific Diseases or Conditions of Urological Interest (recommended reading)

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Global cancer statistics 2020: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185

Sung H, Ferlay J, Siegel RL et al. CA: a cancer journal for clinicians. 2021; 71(3): 209-49

The burden of urological cancers in low and middle income countries
Van Hemelrijck M. BJUI 2019; 123(4): 557

The global burden of cancer 2013
Fitzmaurice C, Dicker D, Pain A et al.  JAMA Oncol 2015;  1: 505– 27

Cancer incidence and mortality worldwide: sources, methods and major patterns in GLOBOCAN 2012
Ferlay J, Soerjomataram I, Dikshit R et al. Int J Cancer 2015; 136: E359 – 86

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer mortality rates in Peru and its geographic regions
Torres-Roman JS, Ruiz EF, Martinez-Herrera JF et al. BJUI 2019; 123(4): 595-601

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer and associated risk factors: the African panorama
Mantica G, Terrone C, Der Merwe AV. Eur Urol. 2021; 79(5): 568-570

Retrospective review and long-term follow-up of radical cystectomy in a developing country
Gaitonde K, Goyal A, Nagaonkar S et al. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 57-61

Benign conditions


Prevalence of urolithiasis in China: a systematic review and meta‐analysis.
Tan S, Yuan D, Su H et al. BJU international. 2024; 133(1): 34 - 43.

The management of stone disease
Rizvi S, Naqvi S, Hussain Z et al. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 62-68


Genitourinary reconstructive surgery curriculum and postgraduate training program development in the Caribbean
De Long J, Virasoro R. SIUJ 2021; 2(2): 106 - 112.

The role of international partnerships in improving urethral reconstruction in low- and middle-income countries
Haider M, Jalloh M, Yin J, et al. World J Urol. 2020; 38: 3003–3011.

International volunteerism and urethral stricture disease: a review
Frankel JK, Murphy GP. Transl Androl Urol. 2018; 7(4): 659-665. 

Prospective cohort study of the effect of urethral stricture aetiology on the short-term outcomes of patients treated with urethral dilatation at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia 2017
Chalwe M. Dissertation

A 10-year review of urethral stricture management in Irrua, Nigeria
Irekpita E. Niger J Surg 2017; 23: 119-24.

Clinical presentation and treatment of urethral stricture: experience from a tertiary hospital in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Ekeke ON, Amusan OE. Afr J Urol. 2017;23:72–77.

Etiology and current clinical characteristics of male urethral stricture disease: experience from a public teaching hospital in Senegal
Fall B, Sow Y, et al. Int Urol Nephrol. 2011; 43(4): 969–974.

Reconstructive urology in the tropical and developing world: a personal perspective
Naudeâ J. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 31-36


The urinary diversion in children with bladder exstrophy and epispadias: alternative to primary bladder closure.
Mteta KA, Mbwambo JS, Esgleman JL et al. East and Central African Journal of Surgery. 2001; 6(2).

Epidemiology of paediatric surgical admissions to a government referral hospital in the Gambia.
Bickler SW, Sanno-Duanda B. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2000; 78(11): 1330-6.


Providing an obstetric fistula service
Hamlin E, Muleta M, Kennedy R. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 50-53

Free bladder mucosal autograft in the treatment of complicated vesicovaginal fistula
Sharifi-Aghdas F, Ghaderian N, Payvand A. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 54-56

Tropical Urology

Bilharziasis of the genitourinary tract
Ghoneim M . BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 22-30

The role of the urologist in the treatment and elimination of lymphatic filariasis worldwide
DeVries C. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 37-43


Supply the demand: assessment of the feasibility of local non-urologists in relieving the burden of chronic indwelling catheters in a low-income country
Bobrowski A, Nayan M, Heimrath O, Goche D, Ludzu E, Singal RK. Can Urol Assoc J. 2020; 15(5): E261 - E266

Clinical nephrological problems important to the urologist
Plange-Rhule J, Micah F, Eastwood J. BJUI 2002; 89 (Suppl.1): 44-49


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