Vol. 35 N. 02, 2009

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Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 35 N. 02 – 2009


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CONTENTS

EDITOR’S COMMENT

123 | F.J.B. Sampaio

REVIEW ARTICLE

125 | Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A Review

Pierluigi Bove, Anastasios D. Asimakopoulos, Fernando J. Kim, Giuseppe Vespasiani (Editorial Comment by Dr. Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Dr. Joshua M Stern & Dr. David I Lee)

CLINICAL UROLOGY

140 | Can Infundibular Height Predict the Clearance of Lower Pole Calyceal Stone After Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy?

Arzoz-Fabregas, L. Ibarz-Servio, F. J. Blasco-Casares, M. Ramon-Dalmau, F. J. Ruiz-Marcellan (Editorial Comment by Dr. Bannakij Lojanapiwa; Dr. Udo Nagele; Dr. Ricardo Miyaoka, Dr. W. K. Durfee & Dr. Manoj Monga)

151 | Perioperative Outcomes of Open Radical Prostatectomy versus Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in Asian Men: Comparison of Two Initial Series by the same Surgeon

Sunai Leewansangtong, Wirat Wiangsakunna, Tawatchai Taweemankongsap (Editorial Comment by Dr. Anuar I. Mitre; Dr. Mauricio Rubinstein & Dr. Lisias N. Castilho)

158| Reducing the Number of Sutures for Vesicourethral Anastomosis in Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

Evangelos M. Mazaris, Eleftherios Chatzidarellis, Ioannis M. Varkarakis, Athanasios Dellis, Charalambos Deliveliotis

164 | Uni- vs. Multiloculated Pelvic Lymphoceles: Differences in the Treatment of Symptomatic Pelvic Lymphoceles after Open Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

Adrian Treiyer, Bjorn Haben, Eberhard Stark, Peter Breitling, Joachim Steffens (Editorial Comment by Dr. Darko Kröpfl & Dr. Lisias N. Castilho)

171 | T2-Weighted Endorectal Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Prostate Cancer after External Beam Radiation Therapy

Antonio C. Westphalen, John Kurhanewicz, Rui M. G. Cunha, I-Chow Hsu, John Kornak, Shoujun Zhao, Fergus V. Coakley (Editorial Comment by Dr. Adilson Prando & Dr. Ronaldo Hueb Baroni)

183 | Risk Factors for Bone Loss with Prostate Cancer in Korean Men Not Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Sun-Ouck Kim, Taek Won Kang, Dongdeuk Kwon, Kwangsung Park, Soo Bang Ryu (Editorial Comment by Dr. A. M. Brufsky)

190 | Sperm Banking for Male Cancer Patients: Social and Semen Profiles

Tatiana C.S. Bonetti, Fabio F. Pasqualotto, Priscila Queiroz, Assumpto Iaconelli Jr., Edson Borges Jr. (Editorial Comment by Dr. Michael S. Neal & Dr. Kim Nagel)

SURGICAL TECHNIQUE

199 | Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy: Surgical Technique Using a 3-Arm Approach and Sliding-clip Renorrhaphy

Jose M. Cabello, Brian M. Benway, Sam B. Bhayani (Editorial Comment by Dr. Anuar Ibrahim Mitre)

PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

205 | A New Extra-Abdominal Channel Alternative to the Mitrofanoff Principle: Experimental and Preliminary Clinical Experience

Antonio Macedo Jr., Tiago Rosito, Jesus A. S. Pires, Riberto Liguori, Valdemar Ortiz (Editorial Comment by Dr. Armando J. Lorenzo)

BASIC AND TRANSLATIONAL UROLOGY

217 | Use of a Latex Biomembrane for Bladder Augmentation in a Rabbit model: Biocompatibility, Clinical and Histological Outcomes

Andre L. A. Domingos, Silvio Tucci Jr, Sergio B. Garcia, Jose de Bessa Jr, Adauto J. Cologna, Antonio C. P. Martins (Editorial Comment by Dr. Tomasz Drewa & Dr. Stacy T. Tanaka)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

227 | Re: In Vitro Evidence for a New Therapeutic Approach in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Carmine Pittoggi, Gianni Martis, Giorgia Mastrangeli, Bruno Mastrangeli, Corrado

Spadafora

UROLOGICAL SURVEY

STONE DISEASE

229 | Combined retrograde flexible ureteroscopic lithotripsy with holmium YAG laser for renal calculi associated with ipsilateral ureteral stones

Cocuzza M, Colombo JR Jr, Ganpule A, Turna B, Cocuzza A, Dhawan D, Santos B, Mazzucchi E, Srougi M, Desai M, Desai M

230 | Percutaneous versus transurethral cystolithotripsy

Tugcu V, Polat H, Ozbay B, Gurbuz N, Eren GA, Tasci AI

ENDOUROLOGY & LAPAROSCOPY

231 | Comparison of different extraction sites used during laparoscopic radical nephrectomy

Bird VG, Au JK, Sandman Y, De Los Santos R, Ayyathurai R, Shields JM

231 | Laparoscopic management of endopelvic etiologies of pudendal pain in 134 consecutive patients

Possover M

IMAGING

232 | Renal cell carcinoma: dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging for differentiation of tumor subtypes–correlation with pathologic findings

Sun MR, Ngo L, Genega EM, Atkins MB, Finn ME, Rofsky NM, Pedrosa I

234 | Correlation of MR imaging and MR spectroscopic imaging findings with Ki-67, phospho-Akt, and androgen receptor expression in prostate cancer

Shukla-Dave A, Hricak H, Ishill NM, Moskowitz CS, Drobnjak M, Reuter VE, Zakian KL, Scardino PT, Cordon-Cardo C

PATHOLOGY

235 | TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusions in “minimal” prostatic adenocarcinoma

Albadine R, Latour M, Haffner M, Toubaji A, Lotan T, Epstein JI, Netto GJ

237 | Are nephrogenic adenomas renal stem/progenitor cell-derived lesions? An immunohistochemical study

BASIC AND TRANSLATIONAL UROLOGY

238 | Oestrogen receptor expression and neuronal nitric oxide synthase in the clitoris and preputial gland structures of mice

Martin-Alguacil N, Schober J, Kow LM, Pfaff D

240 | Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) renal cryoablation in a porcine model

Crouzet S, Haber GP, Kamoi K, Berger A, Brethauer S, Gatmaitan P, Gill IS, Kaouk JH

UROLOGICAL ONCOLOGY

241 | Prevalence and risk factors of bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw in prostate cancer patients with advanced disease treated with zoledronate

Walter C, Al-Nawas B, Grötz KA, Thomas C, Thüroff JW, Zinser V, Gamm H, Beck J, Wagner W

242 | Long-term survival after gemcitabine and cisplatin in patients with locally advanced transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: focus on supplementary treatment strategies

Als AB, Sengelov L, von der Maase H

NEUROUROLOGY & FEMALE UROLOGY

243 | Nonsurgical transurethral collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence in women: 12-month results from a prospective long-term study

Elser DM, Mitchell GK, Miklos JR, Nickell KG, Cline K, Winkler H, Wells WG

244 | Urethral diverticula in 90 female patients: a study with emphasis on neoplastic alterations

Thomas AA, Rackley RR, Lee U, Goldman HB, Vasavada SP, Hansel DE

PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

245 | Updated experience with the Monti catheterizable channel

Cain MP, Dussinger AM, Gitlin J, Casale AJ, Kaefer M, Meldrum K, Rink RC

246 | Corporeal grafting for severe hypospadias: a single institution experience with 3 techniques

Leslie JA, Cain MP, Kaefer M, Meldrum KK, Misseri R, Rink RC

 


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