Turkish Journal of Urology

Editor in Chief
Ateş KADIOĞLU
Department of Urology, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4239-7638

Editor 
Murat BOZLU 
Department of Urology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8624-0149

Co-Editor 
Bhaskar K. SOMANI
Urological Surgery Department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6248-6478

Associate Editors 
Uro-Oncology
Bhavan Prasad RAI
Department of Urology, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle, UK
[email protected]

Endourology
Emrah YÜRÜK
BHT Clinic, İstanbul Tema Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2343-8828

Andrology (Sexual and Reproductive Medicine)
Selahittin ÇAYAN
Department of Urology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4784-2208

Female Urology & Neurourology 
Ömer BAYRAK
Department of Urology, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 000-0001-5542-1572

Pediatric Urology
Mesrur Selçuk SILAY
Clinic of Pediatric Urology, İstanbul Gelişim University, Memorial Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5091-9654

General Urology
Fikret ERDEMİR 
Department of Urology, Gaziosmanpaşa University School of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3744-1681

Biostatistical Editors
Halim İŞSEVER
Department of Public Health, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Meryem Merve Ören
Department of Public Health, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3383-7830

Production Coordinator
Mustafa Zafer Temiz
Department of Urology, Bağcılar Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5736-5495

Digital Media Editor
Tümay İPEKÇİ
Department of Urology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
[email protected] 
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2755-0526

Editorial Board
Omar ABOUMARZOUK
Department of Surgery, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Bülent AKDUMAN
Department of Urology, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University School of Medicine, Zonguldak, Turkey

Barış ALTAY
Department of Urology, Ege University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Ali ATAN
Department of Urology, Gazi University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Derya BALBAY
Department of Urology, Koç University Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Naeem BHOJANI
Department of surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Michael L. BLUTE
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA

Guy BOGAERT
Department of Urology, UZ Leuven University, Antwerp, Belgium

Marco BORGHESI
Department of Urology, University of Genova, Italy

Giovanni CACCIAMANI
Institute of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, USA

Eric CHUNG
Department of Urology, University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Australia

Vincent DE CONINCK
Department of Urology, Augustijnslei, Brasschaat, Belgium

Alex DIGESU
Department of Urogynaecology, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK

Collin P. DINNEY
Department of Urology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Murat DİNÇER
Department of Urology, Bağcılar Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Roger Roman DMOCHOWSKI
Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA

Jose Lous DOMINGUEZ
Jefe de Servicio de Urología, Instituto Valenciano de Oncología, Valencia, Spain

Michael Louis EISENBERG
Department of Urology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA

Esteban EMILLIANI
Department of Urology, Endourology and Urolithiasis Unit, Fundación Puigvert, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Dmitry ENIKEEV
Institute for Urology and Reproductive Health, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia

Sakıp ERTURHAN
Department of Urology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey

Walid FARHAT
Department of Urology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Division of Urology, Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Luciano Alves FAVORITO
Unidade de Pesquisa Urogenital Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Rüştü Cankon GERMİYANOĞLU
Department of Urology, Ondokuz Mayıs University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey

Ali Serdar GÖZEN
SLK-Kliniken, Department of Urology, Heidelberg University teaching Hospital, Heilbronn, Germany

Selçuk GÜVEN
Department of Urology, Necmettin Erbakan University Meram School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey

Tamsin GREENWELL 
University College London Hospitals, UK

H. Barton GROSSMAN
Department of Urology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Rizwan HAMID
Department of Urology, University College London Hospitals & London Spinal Injures Unit, Stanmore, London, UK

Hashim HASHIM
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK

Didier JACQMIN
Department of Urology, Hospital Civil, Strasbourg, France

Patrick JONES
Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Ateş KADIOĞLU
Department of Urology, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Panagiotis KALLIDONIS
Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece

Guido KAMPHUIS
Department Urology, Amsterdam University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gokul Vignesh KANDASWAMY
Morriston Hospital, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Swansea, UK

Muammer KENDİRCİ
Department of Urology, İstinye University School of Medicine, Liv Hospital Ulus, İstanbul, Turkey

Martin KOYLE
Division of Urology, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA

Sanjay Balwant KULKARNI
Kulkarni School of Urethral Surgery, Pune, India

Pilar LAGUNA
Department of Urology, Medipol University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Suks MINHAS
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London, UK

Sherif MURAD
Department of Urology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Jeremy OCKRIM
Consultant Urological Surgeon, University College Hospital London, London, UK

Tiago Rberioo de OLIVEIRA
Department of Urology, Santa Maria University Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal

A. Rahmi ONUR
Department of Urology, Marmara University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Athanasios PAPATSORIS
2nd Department of Urology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens, Greece

Louis L. PISTERS
Department of Urology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Juan Gómez RIVAS
Department of Urology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Kemal SARICA
Department of Urology, Biruni University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Kymora SCOTLAND
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA, USA

İlker SEÇKİNER
Department of Urology, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey

Ajay K. SINGLA
Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Toledo University, Ohio, USA

Andreas SKOLARIKOS
2nd Department of Urology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Sismanogleio Hospital, Athens, Greece

Prasanna SOORIAKUMARAN
Department of Urology, University College London Hospitals, London, UK

Tarkan SOYGÜR
Department of Urology, Division of Paediatric Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ankara

Anne Françoise SPINOIT
Department of Urology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Jeremy YC TEOH 
S.H. Ho Urology Centre, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 

Theodoras TOKAS
Department of Urology and Andrology, General Hospital Hall in Tirol, Tirol, Austria

Barış TÜRKBEY
Molecular Imaging Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Kadir TÜRKÖLMEZ
Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey;

Mustafa USTA
Department of Urology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

Nikhil VASDEV
Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Urological Cancer Centre, Lister Hospital (East and North Herts NHS Trust), Watford General Hospital (West Herts NHS Trust), UK

Rajas VEERATTERAPİLLARY
Department of Urology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK

Run WANG
University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

M. Önder YAMAN
Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Selçuk YÜCEL
Department of Urology, Marmara University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey




Publisher
İbrahim KARA
 
Publications Director
Ali ŞAHİN
 
Editorial Development
Gizem KAYAN TEKAÜT
  
Deputy Publications Director
Gökhan ÇİMEN
 
Publication Coordinators
İrem SOYSAL
Arzu YILDIRIM
Deniz KAYA
Bahar ALBAYRAK
Emre KARA
Gamze BİLGEN
Ebru BOZ

Finance and Administration
Zeynep YAKIŞIRER ÜREN

Project Coordinators
Sinem Fehime KOZ
Doğan ORUÇ
 
Graphics Department
Ünal ÖZER
Deniz Elif DURAN

EISSN 2149-3057