Editorial Board

EDITORIAL BOARD
Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology – SBU

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Sidney Glina, MD, PhD
Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, Santo André, SP. Brasil
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ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Anuar I. Mitre
Universidade de São Paulo – USP, SP, Brasil
Marcus V. Sadi
Universidade Federal de São paulo – UNIFESP,
SP, Brasil
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Eduardo Mazzucchi
Faculdade de Medicina da USP, SP, Brasil
Ronaldo H. Baroni
Hosp. Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brasil
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Fernando J. Kim

Denver Health Medical Center CO, USA
Philippe E. Spiess
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Florida, USA
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John C. Thomas
Div. of Pediatric Urology
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, TN, USA
Sandro Esteves
Androfert, SP, Brasil
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Leonardo O. Reis
Universidade de Campinas – Unicamp, SP, Brasil
Stênio de Cássio Zequi
Div. de Urologia, AC Camargo Cancer Center – Fund. Prudente, SP, Brasil
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Lucas Nogueira
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, MG, Brasil
Wanderley Bernardo
Associação Medica Brasileira, São Paulo, Brasil
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Luciano A. Favorito
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro RJ – UERJ, RJ, Brasil
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CONSULTING EDITORS

A. Lopez-Beltran
Universidad de Córdoba Sch Med Cordoba, España
Julio Pow-Sang
Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, Florida, USA
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A.J. Stephenson
Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH, USA
K. Mutaguchi
Hiroshima University Med Sci Hiroshima, Japan
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Adilson Prando
Vera Cruz Hospital Campinas, SP, Brasil
Karim Kader
Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Ahmed I. El-Sakka
Suez Canal University Sch Med Ismailia, Egypt
Karl-Dietrich Sievert
University of Tuebingen Tuebingen, Germany
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Alan M. Nieder
Columbia University Miami Beach, FL, USA
Katia R. M. Leite
Universidade de São Paulo, USP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
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Alexandre L. Furtado
Universidade de Coimbra e Hospital Coimbra, Portugal
Laurence Baskin
University California San Francisco San Francisco, CA, USA
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Allen F. Morey
University. Texas SW Med. Ctr. Dallas, Texas, USA
. Liang Cheng
Indiana University Sch Medicine Indianapolis, IN, USA
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Andre G. Cavalcanti
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Lisias N. Castilho
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil
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Andreas Bohle
Helios Agnes Karll Hospital Bad Schwartau, Germany
Luca Incrocci
Erasmus Mc-Daniel Cancer Ctr Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Anthony J. Schaeffer
Northwestern University Chicago, IL, USA
Lucas Nogueira
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, MG, Brasil
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Antonio C. L. Pompeo
Escola de Medicia do ABC, SP, Brasil
Luiz E. M. Cardoso
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
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Antonio C. Westphalen
University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, CA, USA
M. Chad Wallis
University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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Antonio Corrêa Lopes Neto
Escola de Medicina do ABC, SP, Brasil
M. Manoharan
University of Miami Sch Med Miami, FL, USA
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Antonio Macedo Jr.
Universidade Federal de São Paul, SP, Brazil

Marco Arap
Hospital Sírio Libanês, Sao Paulo, Brasil

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Arthur T. Rosenfield
Yale University Sch Medicine New Haven, CT, USA
Marcos Tobias-Machado
Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, SP, Brazil
Ashok Agarwal
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Marcello Cocuzza
Escola de Medicina, USP, SP, Brasil
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Athanase Billis
Universidade de Campinas, Unicamp, SP, Brasil
Márcio Josbete Prado
Universidade Federal da Bahia, BA, Brasil
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Athanasios Papatsoris
University of Athens, Sismanoglio Hospital Athens, Greece
Marcos F. Dall’Oglio
Universidade de São Paulo, USP, SP, Brasil
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Barry A. Kogan
Albany Medical College Albany, NY, USA
Margaret S. Pearle
University of Texas Southwestern Dallas, Texas, USA
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Boris Chertin
Shaare Zedek Med Ctr Jerusalem, Israel
Matthew C. Biagioli
Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, Florida, USA
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Christian F. Heyns
University of Stellenbosch Tygerberg, South Africa
Mauricio Rubinstein
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
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Décio Streit Sao Lucas
Hospital da PUC Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Michael B. Chancellor
William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, MI, USA
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Donna M. Peehl
Stanford University Sch Med Stanford, CA, USA
Miguel Zerati Filho
Inst of Urology and Nephrology S. J. do Rio Preto, SP, Brasil
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Erik Busby
University of Alabama Birmingham, AL, USA
Monish Aron
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Ernani L. Rhoden Federal
Hospital Moinhos de Vento, RS, Brasil
Monthira Tanthanuch
Prince of Songkla University, Haad Yai, Thailand
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Eugene Minevich
University of Cincinnati Med Ctr Cincinnati, OH, USA
Nestor Schor
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, SP, Brasil
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Evangelos N. Liatsikos
University of Patras Patras, Greece
Paulo R. Monti
Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, MG, Brasil
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F. Hadziselimovic
Ktk-Kindertagesklinik Liestal, Switzerland
Paulo Rodrigues
Hospital Beneficiencia Portuguesa de São Paulo SP, Brasil
Ferdinand Frauscher
Medical University Innsbruck Innsbruck, Austria
Rafael Carrion
Univ. of South Florida Tampa, Florida, USA
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Fernando G. Almeida
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, SP, Brasil

Ralf Anding
Departament of Neuro-urology, University Hospital Friederich Wilhelms, University Bonn, Germany.

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Fernando Pires Vaz
Hosp. Serv. do Est. do Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brasil
Ralph V. Clayman
Univ. California Irvine Med Ctr Orange, California, USA
Flavio Trigo Rocha
Escola de Medicina da USP, SP, Brasil
Renan Uflacker
Medical Univ. South Carolina Charleston, SC, USA
Francisco T. Denes
Universidade de São Paulo, USP, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Ricardo Autorino
University Hospitals Urology Institute, OH, USA

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Franklin C. Lowe
Columbia University New York, NY, USA
Ricardo Miyaoka
Univ. Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, SP, Brasil
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Glenn M. Preminger
Duke University Medical Ctr Durham, NC, USA
Rodolfo Borges
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto SP, Brasil
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Guido Barbagli
Ctr Uretrale e Genitali Chirurgia Arezzo, Italia
Rodolfo Montironi
Università Politecnica delle Marche, Region Ancona, Italy
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Gustavo Carvalhal
Pontifícia Universidade Católica RS, Brasil
Roger R. Dmochowski
Vanderbilt University Sch Med Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Hann-Chorng Kuo
Buddhist Tzu Chi Sch Med Hualien, Taiwan
Sean P. Elliott
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, USA

Herney A. Garcia-Perdomo
Universidad del Valle,Cali, CO

Serge Carreau
Univ. of Caen Basse-Normandie Caen, France
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Homero Bruschini
Universidade de São Paulo, USP, SP, Brasil
Silvio Tucci Jr.
Universidade Estatual de São Paulo, Riberão Preto, SP, Brasil
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Hubert Swana
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Urology Center, FL, USA
Simon Horenblas
Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Humberto Villavicencio
Fundació Puigvert, Barcelona, Espanha

Stephen Y. Nakada
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
J. L. Pippi Salle
University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Tariq Hakki
University of South Florida Tampa, FL, USA
Jae-Seung Paick
Seoul National University Hospital Seoul, Korea
Truls E. Bjerklund Johansen
Aarhus University Hospital Aarhus, Denmark
Jeffrey A. Cadeddu
University of Texas Southwestern Dallas, Texas, USA
Ubirajara Ferreira
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, SP, Brasil
Jeffrey P. Weiss
SUNY, Downstate Medical School Brooklyn, New York, USA
V. R. Patel
University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida, USA
Jens Rassweiler
University of Heidelberg Heilbronn, Germany
Vincent Delmas
Université René Descartes Paris, France
João Luiz Amaro
Universidade Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Botucatu, SP, Brasil
Wade J. Sexton
Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, Florida, USA
John Denstedt
University of Western Ontario London, ON, Canada
Waldemar S. Costa
Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Jonathan I. Epstein
The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, USA
Wassim Kassouf
McGill University Montreal, Canada

Jorge Gutierrez-Aceves
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, USA

Wilfrido Castaneda
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, USA
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Jose Carlos Truzzi
Universidade de Santo Amaro, São Paulo, SP
William Nahas
Faculdade de Medicina, USP, SP, Brasil
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Jose J. Correa
Ces University Medellin, Columbia
Wojtek Rowinski
Univ of Warmia and Mazury Olsztyn, Poland
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Joseph L. Chin
University of Western Ontario London, ON, Canada
Wolfgang Weidner
Justus-Liebig Univ Giessen Giessen, Germany
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FORMER EDITORS

Alberto Gentile (Founder)
(1975 – 1980)
Sami Arap
(1994 – 1997)
Lino L. Lenz
(1981)
Sérgio D. Aguinaga
(1998 – 1999)
Rubem A. Arruda
(1982 – 1983)
Francisco J. B. Sampaio
(2000 – 2010)
G. Menezes de Góes
(1984 – 1985)
Miriam Dambros
(2011)
Sami Arap
(1986 – 1987)
Sidney Glina
(2012 – )
Nelson Rodrigues Netto Jr.
(1988 – 1993)
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PRODUCTION EDITOR
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The International Braz J Urol, ISSN: 1677-5538 (printed version) and ISSN: 1677-6119 (electronic version) is the Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology– SBU, has a circulation of 6,000 copies per issue and is published 6 times a year (bimonthly, starting in January – February).
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