Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 32 N. 01 – 2006

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01 | F.J.B. Sampaio


03 | Role of Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements in the Prevention and Management of Prostate Cancer

Vincent M. Santillo, Franklin C. Lowe


15 | Radical Nephrectomy Performed by Open, Laparoscopy with or without Hand-Assistance or Robotic Methods by the Same Surgeon Produces Comparable Perioperative Results

Tanya Nazemi, Anton Galich, Samuel Sterrett, Douglas Klingler, Lynette Smith, K.C. Balaji

23 | A Cost-Effective Technique for Pure Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy

Tiberio M. Siqueira Jr, Anuar I. Mitre, Fabiano A. Simoes, Andre F. Maciel, Alvaro M. Ferraz,

Sami Arap (Editorial comment by Dr. Mauricio Rubinstein & Dr. Sidney C. Abreu)

31 | Urinary Retention and the Role of Indwelling Catheterization Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Kumar, K. Mannan, A.M. Chowdhury, K.C. Kong, J. Pati

35 | Analysis of Prognostic Factors in Patients with Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder Treated with Radical Cystectomy

Alberto A. Antunes, Luciano J. Nesrallah, Marcos F. Dall’Oglio, Yuri A. Ferreira, Carlo C.

Passerotti, Katia R. Leite, Valdemar Ortiz, Miguel Srougi

43 | Prostate Cancer Pathologic Stage pT2b (2002 TNM Staging System): Does It Exist?

Maisa M. Quintal, Luis A. Magna, Marbele S. Guimaraes, Thais Ruano, Ubirajara Ferreira, Athanase Billis

48 | Age Impact in Clinicopathologic Presentation and the Clinical Evolution of Prostate Cancer in Patients Submitted to Radical Prostatectomy

Alberto A. Antunes, Alexandre Crippa, Marcos F. Dall’Oglio, Luciano J. Nesrallah, Katia R.

Leite, Miguel Srougi

56 | Penile Lesion from Gunshot Wound: a 43-Case Experience

Andre G. Cavalcanti, Renato Krambeck, Alexandre Araujo, Carlos H. Manes, Luciano A. Favorito (Editorial comment by Dr. Massimo Lazzeri; Dr. Jack W. McAninch & Dr. Richard A. Santucci)


64 | Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Prostate in a Young Patient

Carlos A. Alvarez, Begona I. Rodriguez, Luis A. Perez

66 | Paratesticular Leiomyosarcoma Treated by Enucleation

Roberto I. Lopes, Katia R. Leite, Roberto N. Lopes

68 | Utilization of Skin Flap for Reconstruction of the Genitalia after an Electric burn

Rodrigo B. Castro, Ana B. Oliveira, Luciano A. Favorito


70 | Comparative Analysis of the Symptomatology of Children with Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Relation to Objective Data

Ubirajara Barroso Jr, Thiago Nova, Anderson Dultra, Patricia Lordelo, Juarez Andrade,

Antonio J. Vinhaes


77 | The Relationship between Overactive Bladder and Sexual Activity in Women

Ankur S. Patel, Margie L. O’Leary, Robert J. Stein, Wendy W. Leng, Michael B. Chancellor,

Subodh G. Patel, Diane Borello-France


88 | Using Porcine Acellular Collagen Matrix (Pelvicol®) in Bladder Augmentation: Experimental Study

Ali Ayyildiz, Baris Nuhoglu, Emre Huri, Elif Ozer, Mesut Gurdal, Cankon Germiyanoglu (Editorial comment by Dr. Paulo R. Monti & Dr. Salvador Vilar C. Lima)

94 | Seminiferous Epithelium of Rats with Food Restriction and Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Cirrhosis

Marilise M. Horn, Ana R. Ramos, Leonardo Winkelmann, Ursula S. Matte, Helena A. Goldani, Themis R. Silveira (Editorial comment by Dr. Sandro C. Esteves)



101 | Intraoperative Fragment Detection during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Evaluation of High Magnification Rotational Fluoroscopy Combined With Aggressive Nephroscopy

Portis AJ, Laliberte MA, Drake S, Holtz C, Rosenberg MS, Bretzke CA

102 | Appropriate Cutoff for Treatment of Distal Ureteral Stones by Single Session In Situ Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

Akhtar S, Ather MH


103 | Current Concepts in Achieving Renal Hypothermia during Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

Ramani AP, Ryndin I, Lynch AC, Veetil RT

104 | Comparison of Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy and Laparoscopic Cryoablation for Renal Hilar Tumors

Hruby G, Reisiger K, Venkatesh R, Yan Y, Landman J


105 | Prediction of Organ-Confined Prostate Cancer: Incremental Value of MR Imaging and MR Spectroscopic Imaging to Staging Nomograms

Wang L, Hricak H, Kattan MW, Chen HN, Scardino PT, Kuroiwa K

106 | Retained Seminal Vesicles after Radical Prostatectomy: Frequency, MRI Characteristics, and Clinical Relevance

Sella T, Schwartz LH, Hricak H


107 | Reasons to Omit Digital Rectal Exam in Trauma Patients: No Fingers, No Rectum, No Useful Additional Information

Esposito TJ, Ingraham A, Luchette FA, Sears BW, Santaniello JM, Davis KA, Poulakidas SJ, Gamelli RL

109 | Ultrasound Detection of Blunt Urological Trauma: A 6-Year Study

McGahan PJ, Richards JR, Bair AE, Rose JS


110 | Risk of Prostate Cancer on First Re-Biopsy within 1 Year Following a Diagnosis of High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia is Related to the Number of Cores Sampled

Herawi M, Kahane H, Cavallo C, Epstein JI

111 | Relationship between Primary Gleason Pattern on Needle Biopsy and Clinicopathologic Outcomes among Men with Gleason Score 7 Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate

Gonzalgo ML, Bastian PJ, Mangold LA, Trock BJ, Epstein JI, Walsh PC, Partin AW


112 | Urinary Hyaluronan as a Marker for the Presence of Residual Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Urinary Bladder

Passerotti CC, Bonfim A, Martins JR, Dall’Oglio MF, Sampaio LO, Mendes A, Ortiz V, Srougi M, Dietrich CP, Nader HB

114 | Combination of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors and Alpha-Blockers in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Treatments of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Erectile Dysfunction, or Both?

Carson CC


115 | Growth of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells on Small Intestinal Submucosa: An Alternative Cell Source for Tissue Engineered Bladder

Zhang Y, Lin HK, Frimberger D, Epstein RB, Kropp BP

116 | Cyanoacrylic Glue: A Minimally Invasive Nonsurgical First Line Approach for the Treatment of Some Urinary Fistulas

Muto G, D’Urso L, Castelli E, Formiconi A, Bardari F


117 | Predicting Recurrence and Progression in Individual Patients with Stage Ta T1 Bladder Cancer Using EORTC Risk Tables: A Combined Analysis of 2596 Patients from Seven EORTC Trials

Sylvester RJ, van der Meijden AP, Oosterlinck W, Witjes JA, Bouffioux C, Denis L, Newling DW, Kurth K

118 | Prevention of Bladder Cancer: A Review

Leppert JT, Shvarts O, Kawaoka K, Lieberman R, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ


119 | A Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Based Study of Retropubic Haematoma after Sling Procedures: Preliminary Findings

Giri SK, Wallis F, Drumm J, Saunders JA, Flood HD

120 | High Incidence of Vaginal Mesh Extrusion Using the Intravaginal Slingplasty Sling

Siegel AL, Kim M, Goldstein M, Levey S, Ilbeigi P


121 | Phimosis: Stretching Methods With or Without Application of Topical Steroids?

Zampieri N, Corroppolo M, Camoglio FS, Giacomello L, Ottolenghi A.

122 | Intermittent Hydronephrosis Secondary to Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Clinical and Imaging Features

Tsai JD, Huang FY, Lin CC, Tsai TC, Lee HC, Sheu JC, Chang PY