The Urology Department of Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Airlangga University has succeeded again by publishing in the international journal of impotence research (IJIR). The article, “Intratunical injection of autologous adipose stromal vascular fraction reducing collagen III expression in a model of chronic penile fibrosis”, will be published and accessible on the IJIR which has a quartile reputation of Q2 scopus in the April 15, 2019 edition.
As a means of improving the quality of education in Indonesia, the Ministry of Research and Technology of Higher Education encourages clinicians, lecturers, and researchers to increase the number of international publications. The quality of the research is one of the main requirements for scientific articles to be received by the international journal community. Producing quality research, cooperation between departments, institutions, universities and even between countries is absolutely necessary.
This was successfully applied by dr. Lukman Hakim, Sp.U (K), MARS, Ph.D, who acted as the first author in this scientific article. The quality improvement of research through cooperation between countries that he did has been recognized by various world institutions for a long time. More than 50 of his articles have been published nationally and internationally. This also shows that he is active and has high enthusiasm in the field of research.
“As a clinician and lecturer in the Urology department, I am required to carry out continuous service, education and research,” he said. He also advised the entire community of the Urology Department of the Faculty of Medicine Airlangga University to actively participate in the field of research especially those that deal with the topic of Urology. URA/WAL