Int Braz J Urol.  Vol. 40 N. 02 – 2014

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134 | Luciano A. Favorito [view article]


137 | Early stage prostate cancer: biochemical recurrence after treatment
Danielle A. Zanatta, Reginaldo J. Andrade, Eduardo F. Pacagnan, Lucas W. München, Rosangela A. B. Assumpção, Vanesssa C. F. I. Mercante, Gustavo M. D. Simonetti [view article]


146 | Biochemical recurrence rates are similar for pT2-positive surgical margins and pT3a
Katia R. M. Leite, Carolina Hartmann, Sabrina T. Reis, Nayara Viana, Marcos F. Dall’Oglio, Alexandre C. Sant’Anna, Adriano Nesrallah, Luciano Nesrallah, Alberto A. Antunes, Luiz H. Camara-Lopes, Miguel Srougi [view article]

154 | Is active surveillance a safe alternative in the management of localized prostate cancer? Pathological features of radical prostatectomy specimens in potential candidates for active surveillance
Zambrano Norman, Petric Militza, Figueroa Andrés, Fleck Daniela, Mercado Alejandro, Sanchez Catherine, Fullá Juan (Editorial Comment by José Carlos de Almeida, MD) [view article]

161 | External Validation of a Brazilian Predictive Nomogram for Pathologic Outcomes Following Radical Prostatectomy in Tertiary Teaching Institutions: the USP Nomograms
Aguinel José Bastian Júnior, Marcos Francisco Dall’Oglio, Alexandre Crippa, Getúlio Rodrigues de Oliveira Filho, Luís Felipe Piovesan, Ricardo Kupka da Silva, Katia R. M. Leite, Miguel Srougi [view article]

172 | Re-examination of the Natural History of High-grade T1 Bladder Cancer using a Large Contemporary Cohort
Daniel J. Canter, Louis M. Revenig, Zachary L. Smith, Ryan W. Dobbs, S. Bruce Malkowicz, Muta M. Issa, Thomas J. Guzzo [view article]

179 | Prognostic significance of the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition markers e-cadherin, vimentin and twist in bladder cancer
Jun Zhao, Dahai Dong, Lingling Sun, Guiming Zhang, Lijiang Sun [view article]

190 | Lipiodol as a Fiducial Marker for Image-Guided Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer
Jessica M. Freilich, Philippe E. Spiess, Matthew C. Biagioli, Daniel C. Fernandez, Ellen J. Shi, Dylan C. Hunt, Shilpa Gupta, Richard B. Wilder [view article]

198 | Incidence and Clinical Characteristics of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms as a Presenting Symptom for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Bladder Cancer
Ryan W. Dobbs, Lee A. Hugar, Louis M. Revenig, Usama Al-Qassab, John A. Petros, Chad W. Ritenour, Muta M. Issa, Daniel J. Canter [view article]

204 | Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy: outcomes with expanded indications
Wahib Isac, Emad Rizkala, Xiaobo Liu, Mark Noble, Manoj Monga [view article]

212 | The skin-to-calyx distance measured by renal ct scan and ultrasound
Chen Jen Shan, Eduardo Mazzucchi, Fabio Payão, Andrea Cavalanti Gomes, Ronaldo Hueb Baroni, Fabio Cesar Torricelli, Fabio Carvalho Vicentini, Miguel Srougi [view article]

220 | Application of Self-retaining Bidirectional Barbed Absorbable Suture in Retroperito- neoscopic Partial Nephrectomy
Wang Ke, Zhang Yu-Lian, Lin Chun-Hua, Liu Dong-Fu, Men Chang-Ping, Wang Jian-Ming, Gao Zhen-Li [view article]

225 | A Single-Institution Experience with Metallic Ureteral Stents: A Cost-Effective Method of Managing Deficiencies in Ureteral Drainage
Adam S. Baumgarten, Tariq S. Hakky, Rafael E. Carrion, Jorge L. Lockhart, Philippe E. Spiess [view article]

232 The comparison of urodynamic findings in women with various types of urinary incontinence
Mehmet Fatih Zeren, Mehmet Bilgehan Yüksel, Gokhan Temeltas [view article]

240 | Obesity may influence the relationship between sex hormones and lower urinary tract symptoms
Alberto A. Antunes, Luiz Henrique Araújo, Elcio Nakano, Eduardo Muracca, Miguel Srougi [view article]

247 | Human papillomavirus infection is not related with prostatitis-related symptoms: results from a case-control study
Riccardo Bartoletti, Tommaso Cai, Enrico Meliani, Nicola Mondaini, Francesca Meacci, Patrizia Addonisio, Sara Albanese, Gabriella Nesi, Sandra Mazzoli [view article]

257 | Qualitative analysis of the deposit of collagen in bladder suture of rats treated with tacrolimus combined with mycophenolate-mofetil
Gustavo Marquesine Paul, Renato Tambara Filho, João Carlos Domingues Repka (Editorial Comment by Giuseppe Lucarelli, MD and Pasquale Ditonno, MD) [view article]


266 | Pure Conventional Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy with Level II Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy
Mingshuai Wang, Hao Ping, Yinong Niu, Junhui Zhang, Nianzeng Xing [view article]


274 | Urothelial carcinoma in a pyelocaliceal diverticulum discovered by magnetic resonance urography
Jun Akatsuka, Yasutomo Suzuki, Tsutomu Hamasaki, Go Kimura, Yukihiro Kondo [view article]

277 | Fracture of corpora cavernosa with massive cavernosal-venous shunts
Erich K. Lang, Harry Zinn, Geraldine Abbey-Mensah, Andrew Kesselman, Michael Bergen [view article]


279 | Robot assisted laparoscopic excision of a paraganglioma: new therapeutic approach
Cochetti Giovanni, Barillaro Francesco, Boni Andrea, Del Zingaro Michele, Mearini Ettore (Editorial Comment by Jose Jaime Correa, MD) [view article]

281 | Laparoscopic bladder diverticulectomy assisted by cystoscopic transillumination
Rafael B. Rebouças, Rodrigo C. Monteiro, Thiago N. S. de Souza, Camila R. T. Burity, João B. R. M. Lisboa, Giovanna B. M. Pequeno, Luciano G. de Figueiredo, Emanuel R. M. Silva, Cesar A. Britto (Editorial Comment by A. Karim Kader, MD) [view article]

283 | Transluminal approaches to vesicorectal fistula repair
Marcos Tobias-Machado, Pablo Aloisio Lima Mattos, Cesar Augusto Braz Juliano, Renato Meirelles Mariano da Costa Jr, Roberto Vaz Juliano, Antonio Carlos Lima Pompeo (Editorial Comment by Hubert Swana, MD) [view article]


285 | Re: PGC and PSMA in prostate cancer diagnosis: tissue analysis from biopsy samples
Alberto A. Antunes, Sabrina T. Reis, Kátia R. Leite, Danilo M. Real, Juliana M. Sousa-Canavez, Luiz H. Camara-Lopes, Marcos F. Dall’Oglio, Miguel Srougi [view article]

287 | Re: A review of continuous vs intermittent androgen deprivation therapy: Redefining the gold standard in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Myths, facts and new data on a “perpetual dispute”
Zisis Kratiras, Charalampos Konstantinidis, Konstantinos Skriapas [view article]

289 | Re: Long-term results of permanent memotherm urethral stent in the treatment of recurrent bulbar urethral strictures
Atesci Y. Z, Karakose A, Aydogdu O [view article]