Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 35 N. 03 – 2009

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394 | Francisco J.B. Sampaio, M.D.


396 | Use of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Management of Urinary Stone Disease

Ricardo Miyaoka, Manoj Monga (Editorial Comment by Dr. Margaret S. Pearle)

406 | Update in the Management of Penile Cancer

Jorge R. Caso, Alejandro R. Rodriguez, Jose Correa, Philippe E. Spiess


416 | Secure Reconstruction Technique after Partial Nephrectomy Irrespective of Tumor Size and Location

Dong Soo Park, Woong Ki Jang (Editorial Comment by Dr. Reinhold Zimmermann; Dr. Jose M. Cabello & Dr. Sam B. Bhayani)

427 | Incidence of Benign Lesions According to Tumor Size in Solid Renal Masses

Victor Srougi, Raphael B. Kato, Fernanda A. Salvatore, Pedro P.M. Ayres, Marcos F. Dall’Oglio, Miguel Srougi

432 | Is There an Association between Urolithiasis and Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Andre Costa-Matos, Luiz R. Guidoni, Kepler A. Carvalho, Roni C. Fernandes, Marjo D. Perez

436 | Laparoscopic Removal of Local Renal Cell Carcinoma Recurrence

Alexander Tsivian, Shalva Benjamin, Avraham Shtricker, Matvey Tsivian, Shlomo Kyzer, A. Ami Sidi (Editorial Comment by Dr. Andreas H. Wille)

442 | Challenging Non-Traumatic Posterior Urethral Strictures Treated with Urethroplasty: A Preliminary Report

Nicolaas Lumen, Willem Oosterlinck

450 | Straddle Injuries to the Bulbar Urethra: Management and Outcome in 53 Patients

Mohammed Abd-alla Elgammal (Editorial Comment by Dr. Christiaan F. Heyns; Dr. Bahaa Malaeb; Dr. Sean P. Elliott; Dr. Bradley A. Erickson & Dr. Christopher M. Gonzalez)


459 | Is Continent Urinary Diversion Feasible in Children under Five Years of Age?

Luiz L. Barbosa, Riberto Liguori, Sergio L. Ottoni, Ubirajara Barroso Jr, Valdemar Ortiz, Antonio Macedo Junior (Editorial Comment by Dr. Andrew E. MacNeily)


467 | Multimodal Therapy for Painful Bladder Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis: Pilot Study Combining Behavioral, Pharmacologic, and Endoscopic Therapies

Robert S. Hanley, John T. Stoffel, Ralph M. Zagha, Arthur Mourtzinos, John F. Bresette

475 | Analysis of Rhythmic Rectal Contractions during Filling Cystometry in Women

Françoise A. Valentini, Brigitte G. Marti, Gilberte Robain, Pierre P. Nelson (Editorial Comment by Dr. Michael B. Chancellor & Dr. Hann-Chorng Kuo)



485 | Effects of specific alpha-1A/1D blocker on lower urinary tract symptoms due to double-J stent: a prospectively randomized study

Wang CJ, Huang SW, Chang CH

486 | Ureteral stone location at emergency room presentation with colic

Eisner BH, Reese A, Sheth S, Stoller ML


487 | Renal artery pseudoaneurysm following laparoscopic partial nephrectomy

Shapiro EY, Hakimi AA, Hyams ES, Cynamon J, Stifelman M, Ghavamian R

488 | Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in renal transplant recipients

Robert G, Elkentaoui H, Pasticier G, Couzi L, Merville P, Ravaud A, Ballanger P, Ferrière JM, Wallerand H


488 | Imaging in pediatric urinary tract infection: a 9-year local experience

Luk WH, Woo YH, Au-Yeung AW, Chan JC

490 | Three-dimensional CT pyelography for planning of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy: accuracy of stone measurement, stone depiction and pelvicalyceal reconstruction

Patel U, Walkden RM, Ghani KR, Anson K


491 | The utility of microscopic findings and immunohistochemistry in the classification of necrotic testicular tumors: a study of 11 cases

Miller JS, Lee TK, Epstein JI, Ulbright TM

492 | Focal prostatic atrophy: mimicry of prostatic cancer on TRUS and 3D-MRSI studies

Prando A, Billis A


494 | Stereological and biochemical analysis of muscular and connective tissue components in the penile corpus cavernosum adjacent to the fibrous plaque of Peyronie’s disease

Costa WS, Rebello SB, Cardoso LE, Cavalcanti AG, Sampaio FJ

495 | Nerve growth factor modulation of the cavernous nerve response to injury

Bella AJ, Lin G, Lin CS, Hickling DR, Morash C, Lue TF


496 | Biodegradable urethral stents seeded with autologous urethral epithelial cells in the treatment of post-traumatic urethral stricture: a feasibility study in a rabbit model

Fu WJ, Zhang X, Zhang BH, Zhang P, Hong BF, Gao JP, Meng B, Kun H, Cui FZ

496 | Urethral replacement using cell seeded tubularized collagen matrices

De Filippo RE, Yoo JJ, Atala A

497 | Urethral replacement using cell seeded tubularized collagen matrices

De Filippo RE, Yoo JJ, Atala A


498 | High frequency of intracerebral hemorrhage in metastatic renal carcinoma patients with brain metastases treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors targeting the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor

Pouessel D, Culine S

499 | Predictive factors for progression in patients with clinical stage T1a prostate cancer in the PSA era

Descazeaud A, Peyromaure M, Salin A, Amsellem-Ouazana D, Flam T, Viellefond A, Debré B, Zerbib M


500 | Recurrent pseudodiverticula of female urethra: five-year experience

Migliari R, Pistolesi D, D’Urso L, Muto G

501 | Urethral sphincter morphology and function with and without stress incontinence

Morgan DM, Umek W, Guire K, Morgan HK, Garabrant A, DeLancey JO


503 | Neoadjuvant gonadotropin-releasing hormone therapy before surgery and effect on fertility index in unilateral undescended testes: a prospective randomized trial

Jallouli M, Rebai T, Abid N, Bendhaou M, Kassis M, Mhiri R

504 | Importance of methodology on (99m)technetium dimercapto-succinic acid scintigraphic image quality: imaging pilot study for RIVUR (Randomized Intervention for Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux) multicenter investigation

Ziessman HA, Majd M