Int Braz J Urol. Vol. 37 N. 04 – 2011

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430 | Dra. Miriam Dambros


432 | Cell Phones and Male Infertility: A Review of Recent Innovations in Technology and Consequences

Ashok Agarwal, Aspinder Singh, Alaa Hamada, Kavindra Kesari


455 | Initial experience of a novel ergonomic surgical chair for laparoscopic pelvic surgery

Fernando J. Kim, David E. Sehrt, Wilson R. Molina, Jung-Sik Huh , Jens Rassweiler, Craig Turner

461 | Robotic-assisted partial Nephrectomy: initial experience in South America

Gustavo C. Lemos, Marcelo Apezzato, Leonardo L. Borges, José R. Colombo Jr (Editorial Comment by Dr. Flavio L. Heldwein and Dr. Eric Barret)

468 | The efficacy and safety of oral Tamsulosin controlled absorption system (OCAS) for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to bladder outlet obstruction associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: An open-label preliminary study

Bannakij Lojanapiwat, Sompol Permpongkosol

477 | Steinstrasse predictive factors and outcomes after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy

Jarques Lucio II, Fernando Korkes, Antonio Corrêa Lopes-Neto, Edward Gomes Silva, Mário Henrique Elias Mattos, Antonio Carlos Lima Pompeo

483 | Periurethral constrictor: late results of the treatment of post prostatectomy urinary incontinence

Roberto S. Lima, Evandilson G. C. Barros, Carlos A. Souza, Fábio de O. Vilar, Salvador Vilar C. Lima

488 | Single institution experience with the transobturator sling suspension system AdVance® in the treatment of male urinary incontinence: mid-term results

Andreas P. Berger, Alexander Strasak, Christian Seitz, Patrick Rein, Alfred Hobisch

495 | Apoptotic markers in semen of infertile men: Association with cigarette smoking

Nagla T. El-Melegy, Mohamed-Esam M. Ali

507 | Socioeconomic status is an independent predictor of biochemical recurrence among patients with prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy

Victor Srougi, Alberto A. Antunes, Sabrina T, Reis, Marcos F. Dall´Oglio, Adriano J. Nesrallah, Kátia R. M. Leite, Miguel Srougi

514 | Renal Tumor and Trauma: a Pitfall for Conversative Management

Simone de Campos Vieira Abib, Mila Torii Corrêa Leite, Rodrigo Chaves Ribeiro, Camila Girardi Fachin, Maris Salete Demuner, Monica Cypriano, Sérgio Tomaz Schettini


519 | Comparison of the outcomes of the sling technique using a commercial and hand-made polypropylene sling

Luciane Maria Oliveira Brito, Antonio de Pádua Silva Sousa, José Albuquerque de Figueiredo Neto, Thaiana Bezerra Duarte, George do Lago Pinheiro, Maria Bethânia da Costa Chein

528 | Obesity and smoking: Are they modulators of cough intravesical peak pressure in stress urinary incontinence?

Paulo Emilio Fuganti, John Michael Gowdy, Nilton Cesar Santiago (Editorial Comment by Dr. Kenneth Powers)


534 | Testicular epidermoid cyst – Ultrasound and MR typical findings with macroscopy correlation

Pires-Gonçalves, C. Silva, M. Teixeira, S. Costa-Dias, V. Sousa-Mendes



537 | Minimally invasive percutaneous ablation of parapelvic renal cysts and caliceal diverticula using bipolar energy

M. Monga

538 | Tracking intraoperative fluoroscopy utilization reduces radiation exposure during ureteroscopy

M. Monga


539 | Renal function outcomes after laparoscopic renal cryoablation

F. J. Kim

540 | Positive surgical margins after robotic assisted radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional study

F.J. Kim


541 | Incidence of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis after Adoption of Restrictive Gadolinium-based Contrast Agent Guidelines

A. Prando

543 | Hematuria Evaluation With MDCT Urography: Is a Contrast-Enhanced Phase Needed When Calculi Are Detected in the Unenhanced Phase?

A. Prando


544 | Significance of Prostate Adenocarcinoma Perineural Invasion on Biopsy in Patients Who are Otherwise Candidates for Active Surveillance

A. Billis

545 | Handling and reporting of transurethral resection specimens of the bladder in Europe: a web-based survey by the European Network of Uropathology (ENUP)

A. Billis


547 | Long-term results of permanent urethral stent Memotherm implantation in the management of recurrent bulbar urethral stenosis

P. Petrou

548 | Direct Vision Balloon Dilation for the Management of Urethral Strictures

P. Petrou


549 | The prognostic significance of capsular incision into tumor during radical prostatectomy

A. Bohle

550 | Combination of adjuvant hormonal and radiation therapy significantly prolongs survival of patients with pT2-4 pN+ prostate cancer: results of a matched analysis

A. Bohle


551 | Correlations between pretransplant dialysis duration, bladder capacity, and prevalence of vesicoureteral reflux to the graft

R. Miyaoka

552 | Mid-term complications after placement of the male adjustable suburethral sling: a single center experience

R. Miyaoka


553 | Age-adjusted validation of the most stringent criteria for active surveillance in low-risk prostate cancer patients

L. O. Reis

554 | Association of Clinical Benign Prostate Hyperplasia with Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality Revisited: A Nationwide Cohort Study of 3 009 258 Men

L. O. Reis


556 | Assessment of lithogenic risk in children based on a morning spot urine sample

M. C. Wallis

557 | The predictive value of the first postnatal ultrasound in children with antenatal hydronephrosis

M. C. Wallis


558 | Laparoscopic Thrombectomy of Renal Angiomyolipoma Level III

Cesar A. Britto, Hiram N. Paiva, Paulo J. de Medeiros, Pedro Sales L. de Carvalho, Filipe C.L.R. de Medeiros, Thiago S. da Costa (Editorial by W. J. Sexton)