Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 31 N. 01 – 2005

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01 | F.J.B. Sampaio


03 | Is stone radiodensity a useful parameter for predicting outcome of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for stones < 2 cm?

Mina s. Krishnamurthy, paul g. Ferucci, noel sankey, paramjit s. Chandhoke (Editorial comment by Dr. Glenn M. Preminger)

10 | Sarcomatoid differentiation in renal cell carcinoma: prognostic implications

Sarcomatoid differentiation in renal cell carcinoma: prognostic implications

17 | Hand-assisted right laparoscopic nephrectomy in living donor

Fernando Meyer, Luiz S. Santos, Andre E. Varaschin, Andressa H. Patrian, Bruno F. Pimpao

22 | Laparoscopic nephrectomy in inflammatory renal disease: proposal for a staged approach

M. Tobias-Machado, Marco T. Lasmar, Lucas T. Batista, Pedro H. Forseto Jr, Roberto V. Juliano, Eric R. Wroclawski

29 | Metabolic assessment in patients with urinary lithiasis

Carmen R. Amaro, Jose Goldberg, Joao L. Amaro, Carlos R. Padovani


34 | Prognostic value of the percentage of positive fragments in biopsies from patients with localized prostate cancer

Alberto A. Antunes, Marcos F. Dall’oglio, Alexandre C. Sant’anna, Mario Paranhos, Katia R. M. Leite, Miguel Srougi

42 | Search and identification of spermatozoa and spermatids in the ejaculate of non-obstructive azoospermic patients

Odival Timm Jr, Agnaldo P. Cedenho, Deborah M. Spaine, Marcia H.P. Buttignol, Renato Fraietta, Valdemar Ortiz, Miguel Srougi


49 | Renal cell carcinoma with thrombus in the inferior vena cava: extracorporeal circulation and deep hypothermia without open-chest surgery

Carlos A. L. D’ancona, Orlando Petrucci Jr., Rodrigo Otsuka

51 | Laparocopic ureteral reimplantation in ureteral stenosis after gynecologic laparoscopic surgery

Anibal W. Branco, Alcides J. Branco Filho, William Kondo

54 | Single testicular metastasis mimicking primary testicular neoplasm: a rare manifestation of prostate cancer

Carlos M. N. Jesus, Jose Goldberg, Joao L. V. Camargo


57 | Relationship between the persistence of the processus vaginalis and age in patients with cryptorchidism

Luciano A. Favorito, Waldemar S. Costa, Francisco J. Sampaio


62 | Use of the monti principle for constructing a continent gastrostomy

Luiz A. P. Araujo, Carlos T. Brandt, Salvador V. C. Lima, Fabio O. Vilar, Andre A. P. Araujo




70 | Obesity, weight gain, and the risk of kidney stones

Taylor EN, Stampfer MJ, Curhan GC

71 | Treatment of complete staghorn stones: a prospective randomized comparison of open surgery versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Al-Kohlany, K, Shokeir, AA, Mosbah, A, Mohsen, T, Shoma, AM, Eraky, I, El-Kenasy, M and El-Kappany, HA


73 | Trends toward laparoscopic nephrectomy at a community hospital

Huynh PN, Hollander JB

74 | Laparoscopic skills training using a webcam trainer
Chung SY, Landsittel D, Chon CH, Ng CS, Fuchs GJ


75 | Significance of the pseudocapsule on MRI of renal neoplasms and its potential application for local staging: a retrospective study
Roy C Sr, El Ghali S, Buy X, Lindner V, Lang H, Saussine C, Jacqmin D

76 | CT urography of urinary diversions with enhanced CT digital radiography: preliminar experience
Sudakoff GS, Guralnick M, Langenstroer P, Foley WD, Cihlar KL, Shakespear JS, See WA


78 | Renovascular injury: an argument for renal preservation
Barsness KA, Bensard DD, Partrick D, Hendrickson R, Koyle M, Calkins CM, Karrer F

79 | Outcome after major renovascular injuries: a Western trauma association multicenter report
Knudson MM, Harrison PB, Hoyt DB, Shatz DV, Zietlow SP, Bergstein JM, Mario LA, McAninch JW


80 | Current practice of diagnosis and reporting of PIN and glandular atypia among genitourinary (GU) pathologists
Egevad L, Allsbrook WC, Jr, Epstein JI

81 | Differences in clinical outcome between primary Gleason grades 3 and 4: an analysis of 228 patients with a pathological Gleason score 7
Hattab EM, Koch MO, Eble JN, Zeng G, Daggy J, Cheng L


83 | Compositional changes of collagen and glycosaminoglycans in the tunica albuginea and corpus cavernosum from the human penis during the fetal and postnatal periods
Bastos AL, Sampaio FJ, Cardoso LE

84 | Maternal gestational protein-calorie restriction decreases the number of glomeruli and causes glomerular hypertrophy in adult hypertensive rats
Almeida JR, Mandarim-de-Lacerda CA


84 | Urethral reconstruction after erosion of slings in women
Blaivas JG, Sandhu J

85 | Rising awareness of the complications of synthetic slings
Bhargava S, Chapple CR


86 | Cancer progression and survival rates following anatomical radical retropubic prostatectomy in 3,478 consecutive patients: long-term results
Roehl KA, Han M, Ramos CG, Antenor JA, Catalona WJ

87 | Prostate cancer in a large prostate is associated with a decreased prostate specific antigen failure rate after brachytherapy
Lehrer S, Stone NN, Stock RG


88 | Preoperative pressure-flow studies: useful variables to predict the outcome of continence surgery
Digesu GA, Khullar V, Cardozo L, Sethna F, Salvatore S

89 | Randomized, double-blind placebo- and tolterodine-controlled trial of the once-daily antimuscarinic agent solifenacin in patients with symptomatic overactive bladder
Chapple CR, Rechberger T, Al-Shukri S, Meffan P, Everaert K, Huang M, Ridder A; YM-905 Study Group


91 | Timing of follow-up voiding cystourethrogram in children with primary vesicoureteral reflux: development and application of a clinical algorithm
Thompson M, Simon SD, Sharma V, Alon US

92 | Ureteroscopy for pediatric urolithiasis: an evolving first-line therapy
Tan AH, Al-Omar M, Denstedt JD, Razvi H