Int Braz J Urol.  Vol. 41 N. 01 – 2015

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1 | José Carlos Truzzi [view article]


Focal Cryotherapy in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: Are We Treating the Cancer or the Mind?
5 | The Cancer
Rodrigo Donalisio da Silva, Fernando J. Kim [view article]

10 | The Mind
Leonardo de Oliveira Reis, H. Ballentine Carter [view article]


15 | Accuracy of percutaneous core biopsy in the diagnosis of small renal masses (≤4.0 cm): a meta-analysis
Qiqi He, Hanzhang Wang, Jonathan Kenyon, Guiming Liu, Li Yang, Junqiang Tian, Zhongjin Yue, Zhiping Wang [view article]

26 | “I will not cut, even for the stone”: origins of urology in the hippocratic collection
E. Poulakou-Rebelakou, A. Rempelakos, C. Tsiamis, C. Dimopoulos [view article]


30 | Risk groups in bladder cancer patients treated with radical cystectomy
Eva Mallen, Pedro Gil, Maria Jesus Gil [view article]

40 | Quality of life after high-dose-rate brachytherapy monotherapy for prostate cancer
Jessika A. Contreras, Richard B. Wilder, Eric A. Mellon, Tobin J. Strom, Daniel C. Fernandez, Matthew C. Biagioli [view article]

46 | Short-term prophylaxis with ciprofloxacin in extended 16-core prostate biopsy
Renato Caretta Chambó, Fábio Hissachi Tsuji, Hamilton Akihissa Yamamoto, Carlos Márcio Nóbrega de Jesus (Editorial Comment by Dr. Marcos Tobias-Machado & Dr. Igor Nunes-Silva) [view article]

57 | A cross-sectional study of cryptorchidism in children: testicular volume and hormonal function at 18 years of age
R. Varela-Cives, R. Méndez-Gallart, E. Estevez-Martínez, P. Rodríguez-Barca, A. Bautista-Casasnovas, M. Pombo-Arias, R. Tojo-Sierra [view article]

67 | The efficacy of immediate versus delayed antibiotic administration on bacterial growth and biofilm production of selected strains of uropathogenic Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Leah Gandee, Jer-Tsong Hsieh, Vanessa Sperandio, Cristiano G. Moreira, Chih-Ho Lai, Philippe E. Zimmern [view article]

78 | Stage IIA and IIB testicular seminoma treated post-orchiectomy with radiation therapy versus other approaches: a population-based analysis of 241 patients
Kamran A. Ahmed, Richard B. Wilder [view article]

86 | Comparison of imaging modalities for detection of residual fragments and prediction of stone related events following percutaneous nephrolitotomy
Mehmet Ilker Gokce, Eriz Ozden, Evren Suer, Basak Gulpinar, Omer Gulpınar, Semih Tangal [view article]

91 | Perineostomy: the last oportunity
Juan Carlos Regueiro Lopez, Enrique Gomez Gomez, Alberto Alonso Carrillo, Roque Cano Castiñeira, Maria Jose Requena Tapia (Editorial Comment by Jeová Nina Rocha) [view article]

101 | Intrarectal ice application prior to transrectal prostate biopsy: a prospective randomised trial accessing pain and collateral effects
Baris Çaliskan, Nazim Mutlu (Editorial Comment by Leonardo Oliveira Reis) [view article]

110 | Insulin-like growth factor (IgF)-I, IgF binding protein-3, and prostate cancer: correlation with gleason score
Lívia L. Corrêa, Leonardo Vieira Neto, Giovanna A. Balarini Lima, Rafael Gabrich, Luiz Carlos D. de Miranda, Mônica R. Gadelha [view article]

116 | Continued administration of antithrombotic agents during transperineal prostate biopsy
Toko Asano, Shuichiro Kobayashi, Masataka Yano, Yukihiro Otsuka, Satoshi Kitahara [view article]

124 | Preoperative prostate biopsy and multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging: reliability in detecting prostate cancer
Francesco Porpiglia, Filippo Russo, Matteo Manfredi, Fabrizio Mele, Cristian Fiori, Daniele Regge [view article]

134 | Concurrent stone stabilization improves ultrasonic and pneumatic efficacy during cystolithopaxy: an in vitro analysis
Shubha De, Carl Sarkissian, Giovanni Marchinni, Manoj Monga [view article]

139 | Is quantitative diffusion-weighted MRI a valuable technique for the detection of changes in kidneys after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy?
Elif Hocaoglu, Ercan Inci, Sibel Aydin, Dilek Hacer Cesme, Nadir Kalfazade [view article]

147 | Oncological and functional outcomes of salvage renal surgery following failed primary intervention for renal cell carcinoma
Fernando G. Abarzua-Cabezas, Einar Sverrisson, Robert De La Cruz, Philippe E. Spiess, Peter Haddock, Wade J. Sexton [view article]

155 | Validation of Portuguese version of Quality of Erection Questionnaire (QEQ) and comparison to International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and RAND 36-Item Health Survey
Ana Luiza Reis, Leonardo Oliveira Reis, Ricardo Destro Saade, Carlos Alberto Santos Jr., Marcelo Lopes de Lima, Adriano Fregonesi [view article]


168 | Single-port retroperitoneal renal biopsy using standard urological instruments
Rodrigo Guerra, Flávio Vasconcelos Ordones, Hamilto Akihissa Yamamoto, Paulo Roberto Kawano, João Luiz Amaro [view article]


172 | Nephron-sparing surgery for treatment of reninoma: a rare renin secreting tumor causing secondary hypertension
Fabio Cesar Miranda Torricelli, Giovanni Scala Marchini, José Roberto Colombo Junior, Rafael Ferreira Coelho, Willian Carlos Nahas, Miguel Srougi [view article]


177 | Peripyelitis: A risk factor for urinary fistula after tubeless PCNL
Guilherme Philomeno Padovani, Fabio C. Vicentini, Giovanni S. Marchini, Victor Srougi, Eduardo Mazzucchi, Miguel Srougi [view article]


179 | Robotic transmesocolonic Pyelolithotomy of horseshoe kidney
Emad S Rajih, Mohammed F Al-otaibi, Waleed K Alkhudair (Editorial Comment by Hubert Swana) [view article]


181 | RE: Clinical relevance of routine semen analysis and controversies surrounding the 2010 World Health Organization criteria for semen examination
Sandro C. Esteves [view article]

184 | RE: Minimal Hydrocelectomy with the aid of scrotoscope: a ten-year experience
Yan Bin, Wei Yong-Bao, Yin Zhuo, Yang Jin-Rui [view article]

186 | RE: Proximal bulbar periurethral abscess
Sarah D. Blaschko, Dana A. Weiss, Anobel Y. Odisho, Kirsten L. Greene, Matthew R. Cooperberg [view article]