Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 34 N. 05 – 2008

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544 | F.J.B. Sampaio


546 | Radial Dilation of Nephrostomy Balloons: A Comparative Analysis

Kari Hendlin, Manoj Monga (Editorial comment by Dr. Eduardo Mazzucchi; Dr. Mauricio Rubinstein; Dr. Anuar Ibrahim Mitre; Dr. Renato N Pedro & Dr. Nelson Rodrigues Netto Jr.)

555 | The Effects of Lovastatin on Conventional Medical Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms with Finasteride

Konstantinos N. Stamatiou, Paraskevi Zaglavira, Andrew Skolarikos, Frank Sofras (Editorial comment by Dr. Tobias S. Köhler; Dr. Kevin T. McVary & Dr. Teemu J. Murtola)

563 | The Role of Extended Prostate Biopsy on Prostate Cancer Detection Rate: A Study Performed on the Bench

Luciano Nesrallah, Adriano Nesrallah, Alberto A. Antunes, Katia R. Leite, Miguel Srougi (Editorial comment by Dr. Brian J. Moran)

572 | Patient’s Reactions to Digital Rectal Examination of the Prostate

Andre B. Furlan, Rafael Kato, Fabio Vicentini, Jose Cury, Alberto A. Antunes, Miguel Srougi (Editorial comment by Dr. Vincenzo Scattoni & Dr. Paul J. Van Cangh)

577 | Can Bipolar Vaporization be Considered an Alternative Energy Source in the Endoscopic Treatment of Urethral Strictures and Bladder Neck Contracture?

Erem K. Basok, Adnan Basaran, Cenk Gurbuz, Asif Yildirim, Resit Tokuc (Editorial comment by Dr. A. Abou-Elela & Dr. Massimo Lazzeri)

587 | Epidemiologic Study on Penile Cancer in Brazil

Luciano A. Favorito, Aguinaldo C. Nardi, Mario Ronalsa, Stenio C. Zequi, Francisco J. B. Sampaio, Sidney Glina (Editorial comment by Dr. Antonio Augusto Ornellas; Dr. Philippe E. Spiess & Dr. Prof. Simon Horenblas)

594 | Complications Following Urethral Reconstructive Surgery: A Six Year Experience

Neema Navai, Bradley A. Erickson, Lee C. Zhao, Onisuru T. Okotie, Chris M. Gonzalez (Editorial comment by Dr. Antonio Macedo Jr. & Dr. Sean P. Elliott)


602 | Full-Thickness Abdominal Skin Graft for Long-Segment Urethral Stricture Reconstruction

Joshua J. Meeks, Bradley A. Erickson, Chris M. Gonzalez (Editorial comment by Dr. Antonio Macedo Jr.)


609 | Use of Tubularized Incised Plate Urethroplasty for Secondary Hypospadias Repair or Repair in Circumcised Patients

Seyed A. Mousavi (Editorial comment by Dr. Marco Castagnetti; Dr. Alchiede Simonato;

Dr. Matteo Orlandini; Dr. Kimihiko Moriya & Dr. Maike Beuke)

617 | Extravaginal Testicular Torsion: A Clinical Entity with Unspecified Surgical Anatomy

Iason D. Kyriazis, John Dimopoulos, George Sakellaris, Jurgen Waldschmidt †; Geroge

Charissis (Editorial comment by Dr. Francisco Tibor Dénes; Dr. Ahmed H. Al-Salem & Dr. Feilim Murphy)


627 | Intravesical Protrusion of the Prostate as a Predictive Method of Bladder Outlet Obstruction

Leonardo O. Reis, Guilherme C. Barreiro, Jamal Baracat, Alessandro Prudente, Carlos A.

D’Ancona (Editorial comment by Dr. Matthias Oelke; Dr. Peter Gilling & Dr. Mesrur Selcuk Silay)



638 | Relaxation of Rabbit Corpus Cavernosum Smooth Muscle and Aortic Vascular Endothelium Induced by New Nitric Oxide Donor Substances of the Nitrosyl-Ruthenium Complex

Joao B. G. Cerqueira, Lucio F. G. Silva, Luis G. F. Lopes, Maria E. A. Moraes, Nilberto R. F.

Nascimento (Editorial comment by Dr. Joaquim A. Claro & Dr. Y. Reisman)



648 | Impact of body mass index on cost and clinical outcomes after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy

Bagrodia A, Gupta A, Raman JD, Bensalah K, Pearle MS, Lotan Y

649 | Stone attenuation and skin-to-stone distance on computed tomography predicts for stone fragmentation by shock wave lithotripsy

Perks AE, Schuler TD, Lee J, Ghiculete D, Chung DG, D’A Honey RJ, Pace KT


650 | Laparoscopic management of intraperitoneal bladder rupture secondary to blunt abdominal trauma using intracorporeal single layer suturing technique

Kim FJ, Chammas MF Jr, Gewehr EV, Campagna A, Moore EE

651 | Hand assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy with the patient spread-eagled: na approach through a completely supine position

Ou CH, Yang WH


652 | Pelvic floor dysfunction: assessment with combined analysis of static and dynamic MR imaging findings

El Sayed RF, El Mashed S, Farag A, Morsy MM, Abdel Azim MS

653 | Frequency of serum creatinine changes in the absence of iodinated contrast material: implicationsfor studies of contrast nephrotoxicity

Newhouse JH, Kho D, Rao QA, Starren J


654 | Long-term functional and morphological effects of transcatheter arterial embolization of traumatic renal vascular injury

Mohsen T, El-Assmy A, El-Diasty T

654 | Minimally invasive endovascular techniques to treat acute renal hemorrhage

Breyer BN, McAninch JW, Elliott SP, Master VA


656 | False positive labeling of prostate cancer with high molecular weight cytokeratin: p63 a more specific immunomarker for basal cells

Ali TZ, Epstein JI

657 | Grading of invasive cribriform carcinoma on prostate needle biopsy: an interobserver study among experts in genitourinary pathology

Latour M, Amin MB, Billis A, Egevad L, Grignon DJ, Humphrey PA, Reuter VE, Sakr WA, Srigley JR, Wheeler TM, Yang XJ, Epstein JI


658 | Localization and expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in biopsies from patients with interstitial cystitis

Koskela LR, Thiel T, Ehrén I, De Verdier PJ, Wiklund NP

659 | Effect of cyanoacrylic glue on penile fracture: an experimental study

Akgül T, Ayyildiz A, Cebeci O, Nuhoðlu B, Ozer E, Germiyanoðlu C, Ustün H


660 | Surgical techniques in substitution urethroplasty using buccal mucosa for the treatment of anterior urethral strictures

Patterson JM, Chapple CR

662 | Lichen sclerosus of the male genitalia and urethra: surgical options and results in a multicenter international experience with 215 patients

Kulkarni S, Barbagli G, Kirpekar D, Mirri F, Lazzeri M


663 | Toxicities associated with the administration of sorafenib, sunitinib, and temsirolimus and their management in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Bhojani N, Jeldres C, Patard JJ, Perrotte P, Suardi N, Hutterer G, Patenaude F, Oudard S, Karakiewicz PI

664 | Prepubic urethrectomy during radical cystoprostatectomy

Joniau S, Shabana W, Verlinde B, Van Poppel H


665 | Postoperative urinary incontinence after total abdominal hysterectomy or supracervical hysterectomy: a metaanalysis

Robert M, Soraisham A, Sauve R

666 | Outcomes following sling surgery: importance of definition of success

Rapp DE, Kobashi KC


667 | Nerve sparing robotic extravesical ureteral reimplantation

Casale P, Patel RP, Kolon TF

668 | Unilateral vesicoureteral reflux: does endoscopic injection based on the cystoscopic appearance of the ureteral orifice decrease the incidence of de-novo contralateral reflux?

Routh JC, Inman BA, Ashley RA, Vandersteen DR, Reinberg Y, Wolpert JJ, Kramer SA, Husmann DA.