International Journal of Urology, official publication of Japanese Urological Association and Urological Association of Asia, aims to publish high quality research ranging from experimental studies conducted in the laboratory to applied studies aimed at clinicians. The journal publishes original articles of clinical and experimental investigation, Reviews, Guidelines, and Procedures. Submissions are welcome from researchers worldwide. Author benefits include Online Early articles available online prior to print publication, and no charge for publication of color figures. Manuscripts can be submitted via ScholarOne Manuscripts.