Turkish Journal of Urology

Owner and Responsible Manager
Ateş KADIOĞLU
Department of Urology, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4239-7638

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

Endourology
Emrah YÜRÜK
Department of Urology, Bağcılar Hospital, University of Health Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2343-8828

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

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

Pediatric Urology
Tayfun OKTAR
Department of Urology, İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7719-2440

Reconstructive Urology
Abdulmuttalip ŞİMŞEK
Department of Urology, University of Health Sciences Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8003-4654

Uro-Oncology
Asıf YILDIRIM
Department of Urology, İstanbul Medeniyet University Göztepe Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
[email protected]
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3386-971X

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

International Editorial Board
Ziya AKÇETİN
Gronau and Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Germany

Peter ALKEN
Department of Urology, Heidelberg Medical School, Ruprect Karls University, Mannhein, Germany

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

Dean ASSIMOS
Department of Urology, Alabama University School of Medicine, Alabama, USA

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

Gopal H. BADLANI
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, USA

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

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

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

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

Michael E. DISANTO
Department of Urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, USA

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

Shin EGAWA
Department of Urology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Bülent EROL
İstanbul Medeniyet University Göztepe Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Randy FAGIN
Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, Texas, USA

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

Selçuk GÜVEN
Department of Urology, Medipol Hospital School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

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

Sender HERSCHORN
Department of Urology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

Klaus Peter JUENEMANN
Department of Urology and Paediatric Urology, Keil Campus of University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

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

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

Victor NITTI
Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA

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

Anup PATEL
Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine Columbus, OH, USA

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

Hein Van POPPEL
Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Glenn PREMINGER
Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Kemal SARICA
Department of Urology, Kafkas University School of Medicine, Kars, Turkey

Paul F. SCHELLHAMMER
Department of Urology, Eastern Virginia Medical School of Virginia, Norfolk, VA, 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

Hans-Göran TISELIUS
Division of Urology, Department of Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Burak TURNA
Department of Urology, Ege University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

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

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

Wolfgang WEIDNER
Department of Urology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

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

Publication Director
Ali ŞAHİN

Editorial Development
Gizem KAYAN

Finance and Administration
Zeynep YAKIŞIRER ÜREN

Deputy Publication Director
Gökhan ÇİMEN

Publication Coordinators
Betül ÇİMEN
Özlem ÇAKMAK
Okan AYDOĞAN
İrem DELİÇAY
Arzu YILDIRIM

Project Coordinators
Sinem KOZ
Doğan ORUÇ

Graphics Department
Ünal ÖZER
Deniz DURAN
Beyzanur KARABULUT
 

ISSN2149-3235 EISSN 2149-3057