Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 34 N. 04 – 2008

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399 | F.J.B. Sampaio


401 | Difficult Male Urethral Catheterization: A Review of Different Approaches

Carlos Villanueva, George P. Hemstreet III (Editorial comment by Dr. Katherine N. Moore & Dr. Sergey Kravchick)


413 | Simultaneous Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy and Cystectomy: A Preliminary Report

Rodrigo Baroos, Rodrigo Frota, Robert J. Stein, Burak Turna, Inderbir S. Gill, Mihir M. Desai (Editorial comment by Dr. José Roberto Colombo & Dr. Anuar Ibrahim Mitre)

422 | Urogenital Tuberculosis: Patient Classification In Seven Different Groups According to Clinical and Rodiological Presentation

Andre A. Figueiredo, Antonio M. Lucon, Cristiano M. Gomes, Miguel Srougi (Editorial comment by Dr. G. J. Wise)

433 | Evalution of Emergency Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy for Obstructing Ureteral Stones

Ibrahim F. Ghalayini, Mohammed A. Al-Ghazo, Yousef S. Khader (Editorial comment by Dr. M. C. Sighinolft; Dr. S. Micali; Dr. S. De Stefani & Dr. G. Bianchi)

443 | Contemporary Analysis of Erectile, Voiding, and Oncologic Outcomes Following Primary Targeted Cryoablation of the Prostate for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer

Christopher J. DiBlasio, Ithaar H. Derweesh, John B. Malcolm, Michael M. Maddox, Michael A. Aleman, Robert W. Wake

451 | The Length of the Male Urethra

Tobias S. Kohler; Mitchell Yadven; Ankur Manvar; Nathan Liu; Manoj Monga (Editorial comment by Dr. K. A. Hutton; Dr. Benjamin K. Canales & Dr. M. M. Koraitim)

457 | Significant Alterations of Serum Cytokine Levels in Patients with Peyronie’s Disease

Reinhold P. Zimmermann, Gerhard Feil, Conny Bock, Lorenz Hoeltl, Arnulf Stenzl (Editorial comment by Dr.Joaquim A. Claro)

467 | Human Papillomavirus and Penile Cancers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: HPV Typing and Clinical Features

Marcos A. Scheiner, Mercia M. Campos, Antonio A. Ornellas, Eduardo W. Chin, Maria H.

Ornellas, Maria J. Andrada-Serpa (Editorial comment by Dr. P. K. Hegarty & Dr. David M. Prowse)

477 | Doppler Sonographic Findings in Testicular Microlithiasis

Selim Serter, Sebnem Orguc, Bilal Gumus, Veli Ayyildiz, Yuksel Pabuscu (Editorial comment by Dr. Eugenio O. Gerscovich & Dr. Hideo Sakamoto)

485 | Activity of Antioxidant Enzymes in Seminal Plasma and their Relationship with Lipid Peroxidation of Spermatozoa

Heidar Tavilani, Mohamad T. Goodarzi, Asad Vaisi-raygani, Saeedeh Salimi, Taghi Hassanzadeh


492 | In Vitro Evidence for a New Therapeutic Approach in Renal Cell Carcinoma

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

503 | Urinary Glycosaminoglycans Excretion and the Effect of Dimethyl Sulfoxide in an Experimental Model of Non-Bacterial Cystitis

Roberto Soler, Homero Bruschini, Jose C. Truzzi, Joao R. Martins, Niels O. Camara, Maria T. Alves, Katia R. Leite, Helena B. Nader, Miguel Srougi, Valdemar Ortiz (Editorial comment by Dr. Robert E. Hurst)


512 | Re: Comparison of Radical Prostatectomy Techniques: Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic Assisted

Rodrigo Frota, Burak Turna, Rodrigo Barros, Inderbir S. Gill

513 | Systemic Treatment for Invasive Bladder Cancer: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy

Dr. Eric Barret, Dr. Rafael Sanchez-Salas & Dr. Guy Vallancien



517 | Climate-related increase in the prevalence of urolithiasis in the United States

Brikowski TH, Lotan Y, Pearle MS

517 | Accuracy of urinary dipstick testing for pH manipulation therapy

Desai RA, Assimos DG


518 | Risk score and metastasectomy independently impact prognosis of patients with recurrent renal cell carcinoma

Eggener SE, Yossepowitch O, Kundu S, Motzer RJ, Russo P.

519 | Conversion during laparoscopic surgery: frequency, indications and risk factors

Richstone L, Seideman C, Baldinger L, Permpongkosol S, Jarrett TW, Su LM, Pavlovich C, Kavoussi LR


520 | Development of renal scars on CT after abdominal trauma: does grade of injury matter?

Dunfee BL, Lucey BC, Soto JÁ

521 | Prostate cancer: is inapparent tumor at endorectal MR and MR spectroscopic imaging a favor-able prognosticfinding in patients who select active surveillance?

Cabrera AR, Coakley FV, Westphalen AC, Lu Y, Zhao S, Shinohara K, Carroll PR, Kurhanewicz J


523 | Penetrating external genital trauma: a 30-year single institution experience

Phonsombat S, Master VA, McAninch JW

523 | Evaluation and management of gunshot wounds of the penis: 20-year experience at an urban trauma center

Kunkle DA, Lebed BD, Mydlo JH, Pontari MA


525 | Diffuse adenosis of the peripheral zone in prostate needle biopsy and prostatectomy specimens

Lotan TL, Epstein JI

526 | Positive surgical margins in áreas of capsular incision in otherwise organ-confined disease at radical prostatectomy: histologic features and pitfalls

Chuang AY, Epstein JI


527 | Protein oxidation as a novel biomarker of bladder decompensation

Kalorin CM, Mannikarottu A, Neumann P, Leggett R, Weisbrot J, Johnson A, Kogan BA, Levin RM

528 | The potential of hormones and selective oestrogen receptor modulators in preventing voiding dysfunction in rats

Tantiwongse K, Fandel TM, Wang G, Breyer BN, Walsh TJ, Bella AJ, Lue TF


529 | A collagen matrix derived from bladder can be used to engineer smooth muscle tissue

Kim BS, Atala A, Yoo JJ

530 | Laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy and psoas hitch for post-hysterectomy ureterovaginal fistula

Modi P, Gupta R, Rizvi SJ


532 | Renal cell carcinoma in adults 40 years old or less: young age is an independent prognostic

Fator for câncer-specific survival

Taccoen X, Valeri A, Descotes JL, Morin V, Stindel E, Doucet L, Joulin V, Bocqueraz F, Coulange C, Rambeaud JJ, Fournier G, Mejean A;

533 | Should we replace the Gleason score with the amount of high-grade prostate cancer?

Vis AN, Roemeling S, Kranse R, Schröder FH, van der Kwast TH


534 | Development of de novo urge incontinence in women post sling: The role of preoperative urodynamics in assessing the risk

Alperin M, Abrahams-Gessel S, Wakamatsu MM

535 | Urodynamic characteristics of mixed urinary incontinence and idiopathic urge urinary incontinence

Chou EC, Blaivas JG, Chou LW, Flisser AJ, Panagopoulos G


536 | A long-term prospective analysis of pediatric unilateral inguinal hernias: should laparoscopy or anything else influence the management of the contralateral side?

Maddox MM, Smith DP

537 | Ileal enterocystoplasty and B12 deficiency in pediatric patients

Rosenbaum DH, Cain MP, Kaefer M, Meldrum KK, King SJ, Misseri R, Rink RC