Kidney anatomy: three dimensional (3D) printed pelvicalyceal system models of the collector system improve the diagnosis and treatment of stone disease

Vol. 43 (3): 381-382, May – June, 2017

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.2017.03.01


EDITORIAL in this Issue

Luciano A. Favorito
Professor Associado da Unidade de Pesquisa Urogenital da
Universidade do Estado de Rio de Janeiro
Urologista do Hospital da Lagoa Federal, Rio de Janeiro
Editor Associado da International Braz J Urol

 

The May-June 2017 issue of the International Braz J Urol presents original contributions with a lot of interesting papers in different fields: Erectile Dysfunction, Renal Stones, Prostate Cancer, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Prostate Biopsy, Ureteroscopy, Hemorragic Cystitis, Retrograde Ejaculation, Intermittent Urethral Catheterization, Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Laparoscopy, Vaginal Prolapse, BPH, Vesicoureteral and Renal Anomalies. Papers came from many different countries such as Brazil, USA, UK, Turkey, Korea, France, Taiwan, Greece, China, Italy, Germany, Israel and India, and as usual the editor’s comment highlights some papers. We decided to comment the paper about a very interesting topic: The use of pelvicalyceal system models in percutaneous nephrolithotripsy surgery.

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