Editorial

The multiparametric prostate resonance imaging with the prostate imaging-reporting and data system (PI-RADS): the state of art of prostate cancer diagnosis

Vol. 45 (3): 422-423, May – June, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2019.03.01


EDITORIAL In this issue

Luciano Alves Favorito 1, 2, 3
1 Unidade de Pesquisa Urogenital da Univ. Estadual do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil; 2 Hospital Federal da Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil; 3 Editor Associado da International Braz J Urol

The May-June 2019 issue of the International Brazilian Journal of Urology presents original contributions with a lot of interesting papers in different fields: Prostate Cancer, Renal stones, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Biopsy, Kidney Transplant, Neurogenic Bladder and Upper Urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

The papers come from many different countries such as Brazil, USA, Turkey, China, India, Taiwan, Spain, Poland, Japan, Portugal, Israel and United Kingdon, and as usual the editor ́s comment highlights some papers. In the present issue we had 7 papers about prostate cancer (1-7) and we decided to comment the paper about a very interesting topic: The impact of Prostate Imaging-Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) in Prostate Biopsy.

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Editorial comment: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the neurogenic bladder symptom score questionnaire for Brazilian Portuguese

Vol. 45 (3): 615-616, May – June, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0335.1


EDITORIAL COMMENT

Blayne Welk 1
1 Division of Urology and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University, London, UK

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The future of inguinal Lymphadenecotmy in penile cancer: laparoscopic or robotic?

Vol. 45 (2): 208-209, March – April, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2019.02.01


EDITORIAL IN THIS ISSUE

Luciano Alves Favorito 1,2,3
1 Unidade de Pesquisa Urogenital da Univ. Estadual do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil; 2 Hospital Federal da Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil; 3 Editor Associado da International Braz J Urol

 

The March-April 2019 issue of the International Braz J Urol presents original contributions with a lot of interesting papers in different fields: Prostate Cancer, Renal stones, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Bladder Cancer, Uretrhal Strictures, Trauma, Prostate Biopsy, Kidney Transplant, neurogenic Bladder and Penile Cancer. The papers come from many different countries such as Brazil, USA, Turkey, China, Italy, Iran, Argentina, Spain, South Korea, and United Kingdon, and as usual the editor’s comment highlights some papers. We decided to comment the paper about a very interesting topic: The treatment of the inguinal lymph nodes in penile cancer.

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Int Braz J Urol Annual Report – 2019 and new Editor

Vol. 45 (1): 1-2, January – February, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2019.01.01


EDITORIAL

Sidney Glina 1
1 Departamento de Urologia, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, Santo André, SP, Brasil

This is the first issue of 2019, a special year for International Brazilian Journal of Urology.
It will complete 45 years of uninterrupted publication of our magazine. This is a landmark, since Int Braz J Urol is a journal always supported by the Brazilian Society of Urology, without the aid of any other publishing company. Also, this is an open access journal that has never charged the authors for any publishing fee.

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Best videos and reviewer of the year selection 2018

Vol. 45 (1): 3-4, January – February, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2019.01.02


EDITORIAL

Philippe E. Spiess 1,2
1 Section Editor, International Brazilian Journal of Urology, 2 Department of GU Oncology, Assistant Chief of Surgical Services Moffitt Cancer Center, USA

One of my distinct honors as the editor of the video section is to reflect on the prior year and to highlight some of our major accomplishments and contributions, with once again our submitting authors highlighting the incredible surgical talents and innovation being adopted across the world. In this regard, I am pleased to once again share with you the selection of the three best videos of the year, with the criteria for selection being the accepted videos that most vividly depict the creative approaches to surgery within our field, with the ultimate goal of optimizing patient related outcomes. In this regard, I am pleased to announce the 1st prize selection being the video by Luciano Favorito et al. from the Hospital Federal de Lagoa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil entitled “Double inlay plus ventral onlay buccal mucosa
graft for simultaneous penile and bulbar urethral stricture” (available at. https://www.intbrazjurol.com.br/pdf/vol44n04/Favorito_838_839.pdf).

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Are we ready to use hypofractionated instead of conventional radiotherapy for prostate cancer? Not yet

Vol. 45 (1): 5-9, January – February, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0734


EDITORIAL

Antonio Cassio Assis Pellizzon 1
1 Departamento de Radioterapia, Hospital AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brasil

Prostate cancer is still the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American men despite a 7.6% decrease in cancer incidence between 2011 and 2014 (1). In Brazil, about 68,220 men are expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018 (2).

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