Int Braz J Urol.  Vol. 40 N. 01 – 2014

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1 | Philippe E. Spiess, MD [view article]


3 | 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 (Editorial Comment by Gustavo Franco Carvalhal, MD, PhD) [view article]


16 | Transperineal versus transrectal prostate biopsy for predicting the final laterality of prostate cancer: are they reliable enough to select patients for focal therapy? Results from a multicenter international study
R. Miano, C. De Nunzio, F.J. Kim, B. Rocco, P. Gontero, C. Vicentini, S. Micali, M. Oderda, S. Masciovecchio, A.D. Asimakopoulos [view article]

23 | The S.T.O.N.E. Score: A new assessment tool to predict stone free rates in ureteroscopy from pre-operative radiological features
Wilson R. Molina, Fernando J. Kim, Joshua Spendlove, Alexandre S. Pompeo, Stefan Sillau, David E. Sehrt [view article]

30 | Effectiveness of tamsulosin in prevention of post-operative urinary retention: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study
Ali Hamidi Madani, Hamidreza Baghani Aval, Gholamreza Mokhtari, Hamidreza Nasseh, Samaneh Esmaeili, Maryam Shakiba, Reza Shahrokhi Damavand, Seyed Mohamad Seyed Saadat [view article]

37 | Polyacrylamide Hydrogel (Bulkamid®) in Female Patients of 80 or More Years with Urinary Incontinence
Carlo Vecchioli-Scaldazza, Carolina Morosetti, Berouz Azizi, Willy Giannubilo, Vincenzo Ferrara [view article]

44 | Associated factors and prevalence of erectile fysfunction in hemodialysis patients
Márcio Rodrigues Costa, Alexandre Magno Bahia Reis, Bruno Paiva Pereira, Viviane Campos Ponciano, Enio Chaves de Oliveira [view article]

56 | Sexual Function in Male Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and Effective Parameters on Erectile Dysfunction
Sacit Nuri Gorgel, Ahmet Gorgel, Ertugrul Sefik [view article]

62 | Efficacy of spermatic vein ligation in patients affected by high grade left varicocele
Marco Grasso, Caterina Lania, Salvatore Blanco, Silvia Confalonieri, Angelica A. C. Grasso [view article]

67 | Genital prevalence of HPV types and co-infection in men
Marcos P. Freire, Daniel Pires, Raphael Forjaz, Sérgio Sato, Ismael Cotrim, Mônica Stiepcich, Bruno Scarpellini, José C. Truzzi [view article]

72 | Evaluation of the metabolism of glycosaminoglycans in patients with interstitial cystis
Marcos Lucon, João Roberto Martins, Katia Ramos Moreira Leite, Roberto Soler, Helena B. Nader, Miguel Srougi, Homero Bruschini [view article]

80 | Long-term results of permanent memotherm urethral stent in the treatment of recurrent bulbar urethral strictures
Yusuf Ziya Atesci, Ayhan Karakose, Ozgu Aydogdu [view article]

87 | Validation of a novel non-biological bench model for the training of percutaneous renal access
Yi Zhang, Cheng-fan Yu, Shi-hua Jin, Ning-chen Li, Yan-qun Na [view article]

93 | Analysis of the effect of renal excretory system cooling during thermal radiofrequency ablation in an animal model
André Meireles, Khaled Ahmed Taha Neto, Lísias Nogueira Castilho, Giuseppe D´Ippolito, Leonardo Oliveira Reis [view article]

100 | The effect of Sertraline, Paroxetine, Fluoxetine and Escitalopram on testicular tissue and oxidative stress parameters in rats
Fikret Erdemir, Dogan Atilgan, Fatih Firat, Fatma Markoc, Bekir Suha Parlaktas, Erkan Sogut [view article]

109 | The effects of carvedilol on ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat testis
B.S. Parlaktas, D. Atilgan, Y. Gencten, A. Akbas, F. Markoc, F. Erdemir, H. Ozyurt, N. Uluocak [view article]


118 | The Occurrence of Primary Hepatic Adenoma in Deceased Donor Renal Transplant Recipient
Yu-Tso Liao, Yung-Ming Jeng, Yu-Hsin Lee, Meng-Kun Tsai, Ruy-Heng Hu, Ming-Chih Ho [view article]


123 | Retroperitoneoscopic pyelolithotomy: A minimally invasive alternative for the management of large renal pelvic stone
Saurabh Sudhir Chipde, Santosh Agrawal (Editorial Comment by Hubert Swana, MD) [view article]

125 | Robotic nephrolithotomy and pyelolithotomy with utilization of the robotic ultrasound probe
Khurshid R. Ghani, Quoc-Dien Trinh, Wooju Jeong, Ariella Friedman, Yegapan Lakshmanan, Mani Menon, Jack S. Elder (Editorial Comment by Hubert Swana, MD) [view article]

127 | Robotic Extramucosal Excision of Bladder Wall Leiomyoma
Khalid E. Al-Othman, Emad S. Rajih, Mohammed F. Al-Otaibi (Editorial Comment by A. Karim Kader, MD) [view article]