• A. Vaz-Silva, V. Pratas-Vital, F. Alves, D. Cardoso, F. Catela-Mota, P. Casella
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 123-126

    Abstract
    Spigelian hernia (SH) is an uncommon clinical entity, being particularly rare in children. While it may be associated with acquired factors, most pediatric cases appear to [...]

  • P. Valente, F. Vila, H. Castro, R. Borges, A. Oliveira, J. Lindoro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 34-38

    Abstract
    Since the introduction of minimal invasive surgery in the 90s, many international urologic centres have developed retroperitoneoscopy as access way for treatment of multiple [...]

  • A. Pires-Luís, F. Lobo, M. Vieira-Coimbra, P. Costa-Pinheiro, L. Antunes, J. Oliveira, R. Henrique, C. Jerónimo
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 64-70

    Abstract
    Renal cell tumors comprise both benign – oncocytoma – and malignant – clear cell renal cell carcinoma, papillary renal cell carcinoma, and chromophobe renal cell carcinoma [...]

  • L. Sepúlveda, A. Meireles, P. Moreira, H. Dinis, V. Marques, F. Rolo, A. Mota
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 75-80

    Abstract
    Penile prosthesis implantation is a common, well‐established treatment for correcting medical refractory erectile dysfunction. Although more invasive than some of the other [...]

  • L. Sepúlveda, M. Freire, T. Gorgal, L. Sepúlveda, P. Moreira, P. Sousa, F. Rodrigues, P. Moreira, D. Castelo, A. Roseiro, C. Abrantes, A. Mota
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 97-100

    Abstract
    The adenomatoid tumor is a rare benign neoplasm of mesothelial origin, possible to occur in the genital tract in both sexes. It is commonly paratesticular, mainly in the epididymis. [...]

  • J. Santos, N. Rolim, T. Rodrigues, F. Lopes, R. Mota, A. Covita, M. Soares, P. Monteiro, A. Canhoto, R. Nogueira, H. Monteiro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 75-81

    Abstract
    The use of intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin is a valid option in the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder tumors, making it the main subject of a lot of publications. [...]

  • S. Oliveira, A. Azenha, A. Sousa, J. Pinheiro, A. Santos
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 16-21

    Abstract
    Spinal cord injury in males is frequently associated with infertility, due to ejaculatory dysfunction and/or semen properties alterations. Penile vibratory stimulation can [...]

  • N. Rolim, F. Lopes, T. Rodrigues, J. Santos, R. Mota, A. Covita, M. Soares, P. Monteiro, A. Canhoto, R. Nogueira, H. Monteiro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 82-87

    Abstract
    Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is the standard therapy for advanced prostate cancer. However, it encompasses several adverse effects, with impact on patient’s quality [...]

  • S. Rodrigues, V. Metrogos, M. Dores, J. Marques, M. Rodrigues, M. Cabrita, G. Rosa, A. Coutinho
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 22-27

    Abstract
    Malignant germ cell tumors represent the majority of testicular masses, according to current knowledge, radical orchiectomy remains the standard of care in the management [...]

  • S. Rodrigues, M. Dores, V. Metrogos, M. Rodrigues, P. Gomes, M. Cabrita, G. Rosa, A. Coutinho, J. Neves, A. Cordeiro, E. Dias, P. Mota, V. Rodrigues, F. Botelho
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 78-85

    Abstract
    The impact of using ASA (acetylsalicylic acid), metformin and statins on the prostate cancer may be significant, but is not clear and findings from previous studies are inconsistent. [...]

  • T. Oliveira, A. Romão, P. Oliveira, S. Gaspar, F. Guerreiro, T. Lopes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016).

    Abstract
    Due to considerable morbidity and mortality rates, radiation‐induced hemorrhagic cystitis is an important complication of pelvic irradiation. The available conservative [...]

  • A. Pimenta, A. Camelo
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 113-114

  • R. Silva, J. Reis, T. Lopes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015).

    Abstract
    Although exceedingly rare in developed countries nowadays, we still come across some devastating sequels of genitourinary tuberculosis, requiring careful medical evaluation [...]

  • A. Patricio, D. Cruz, J. Silva, A. Padrão, B. Correia, L. Korrodi-Gregório, R. Ferreira, N. Maia, S. Almeida, J. Lourenço, V. Silva, M. Fardilha
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 6-15

    Abstract
    Infertility is a clinical disorder affecting approximately 15% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide. Recently, the influence of oxidative stress (OS) in decreased semen [...]

  • V. Oliveira, R. Amorim, P. Espiridião, J. Dias, L. Xambre, L. Ferraz
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 118-122

    Abstract
    To describe the initial experience of CHVNG/E in microsurgical vasovasostomy. The two‐layer technique was applied under microscope magnification in every patient by the [...]

  • P. Mota, E. Carvalho‐Dias, N. Carvalho, A. Cordeiro, J. Torres, N. Morais, G. Grimaldi, C. Oliveira, A. Carvalho, E. Lima
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016).

    Abstract
    The ureterointestinal stenosis is a relatively frequent complication after urinary diversions. The laparoscopic approach is rarely used but stay a therapeutic option. Show [...]

  • P. Baltazar, A. Meirinha, R. João, J. Pina, H. Pinheiro, J. Forte, M. Mafra, L. Pinheiro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 32-36

    Abstract
    Nephrogenic adenoma of the urinary bladder (NAB) is a rare and benign urothelial tumor. The existing literature is scarce regarding its etiology, clinical symptoms and therapeutic [...]

  • C. Silva, A. Figueiredo
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014).

  • C. Marialva, M. Bettencourt, P. Vale, J. Bastos, M. Carvalho, F. Faria, N. Menezes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 113-117

    Abstract
    The prevalence of neurogenic lower urinary tract disfunction (NLUTD) is unknown, but the risk of developing NLUTD associated with spinal cord injury (SCI) is high. Verify [...]

  • A. Meirinha, R. Lucas, P. Baltazar, R. João, J. Dias, L. Pinheiro, F. Fernandes, H. Pinheiro, J. Pina
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 101-107

    Abstract
    Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the prostate (Mp‐MRI) allows the detection, localization and characterization of suspicious lesions for prostate cancer (PCa). [...]

  • J. Dias, J. Pina, N. Costa, S. Carmo, C. Leal, T. Bilhim, R. Marques, L. Pinheiro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 81-86

    Abstract
    To evaluate the relationship between mean apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and post-surgical Gleason scores. To determine the diagnostic accuracy of multiparametric magnetic [...]

  • P. Lapa, R. Silva, T. Saraiva, A. Figueiredo, R. Ferreira, G. Costa, J. Lima
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 87-97

    Abstract
    In the evaluation of prostate cancer, clinical nomograms are commonly used to predict the probability of lymphatic and extra‐nodal spread. Those nomograms may suggest the [...]

  • M. Knoblich, V. Vital, D. Cardoso, F. Alves, F. Mota, P. Casella
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 109-112

    Abstract
    Fibroepithelial polyps are extremely rare benign tumors arising from mesodermal tissue in the ureteral wall in children, that can cause ureteropelvic junction obstruction. [...]

  • R. João, J. Neta, P. Baltazar, M. Almeida, J. Pina, R. Farinha, H. Pinheiro, J. Nunes, A. Meirinha, L. Pinheiro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 39-42

    Abstract
    We present the clinical case of a 74-year-old woman with an urachal tumor diagnosed in 2004. The patient underwent a partial cystectomy of the dome with remotion of the urachal [...]

  • V. Guedes, R. Rocha, D. Moura
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015).

    Abstract
    Renal oncocytoma account for 3 to 7% of primary renal tumors. It is usually diagnosed incidentally and typically has a benign behavior. No currently used imaging techniques [...]

  • L. Guedes-Martins, D. Leite, J. Saraiva, B. Candoso
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 45-48

    Abstract
    Introduction : Imperforate hymen occurs in approximately 1 in 1, 000 females. It can be found incidentally on physical examination, it is treatable and does not cause significant [...]

  • V. Grenha, B. Pereira, E. Retroz, H. Coelho, R. Godinho, P. Temido, A. Mota
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 41-44

  • P. Goulart, A. Regalo, L. Canelas, A. Teixeira, Á. Vieira, V. Gonçalves
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 108-112

    Abstract
    Currently, the use of mesh in surgery for pelvic organ prolapse has increased, mainly due to the high anatomic failure rate of native tissues repair. The objectives of this [...]

  • S. Ribeiro, D. Gil-Sousa, D. Oliveira-Reis, F. Coutinho, J. Soares, L. Osório, A. Fraga
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 69-74

    Abstract
    The new Integrated Outpatient Surgery Centre (CICA) of Oporto’s Hospital Centre (CHP), opened in March/2011, developed around a paradigm of innovation and accurate protocols. [...]

  • S. Gaspar, A. Nunes, T. Oliveira, J. Dias, T. Lopes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 49-56

    Abstract
    Bladder cancer is responsible for 90-95% of urotelial carcinoma. Prostate Cancer is the most prevalent visceral tumor for males and one of the main oncological death causes. [...]

  • F. Furriel, A. Figueiredo, P. Nunes, L. Marconi, P. Dinis, G. Gomes, V. Dias, A. Mota
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 8-15

    Abstract
    ''Objectives'' : To evaluate the exposure of Portuguese Urology residents (IP) to urological laparoscopy and to its training methods, comparing with the remaining Urology [...]

  • A. Ferro, F. Pina, M. Severo, P. Dias, F. Botelho, N. Lunet
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 71-77

    Abstract
    To quantify the effect of statins’ use on Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) levels in patients referred to prostate biopsy and to determinate if the exposure to statins must [...]

  • C. Ferreira, F. Reis, T. Correia, M. Cerqueira, L. Carvalho, J. Castro, J. Macedo‐Dias, R. Prisco
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 86-90

    Abstract
    Retroperitoneal schwannomas are rare, usually benign tumours that originate in the peripheral neural sheath. Preoperative diagnosis is often impossible. Few cases of laparoscopic [...]

  • P. Dias, D. Costa, N. Tomada, M. Guimarães, F. Cruz
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 28-30

    Abstract
    Introduction : The artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) is the gold standard for surgical treatment of male stress urinary incontinence. Objective : Evaluate the results of [...]

  • R. Cruz, R. Freitas, P. Araújo, L. Violante, R. Azevedo, J. Oliveira, S. Magalhães
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 28-33

    Abstract
    The 2014 European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on Penile cancer recommend dynamic sentinel node biopsy (DSNB) as a standard staging method for intermediate and [...]

  • P. Fernandes, B. Pereira
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016).

    Abstract
    In the PSA era, the incidence of localized prostate cancer has been increasing. This reality requires new therapeutic strategies, in order to give an answer to patients, in [...]

  • D. Castelo, E. Silva, P. Moreira, P. Simões, H. Dinis, A. Figueiredo, A. Mota
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 2-7

    Abstract
    Introduction : Patients with cystinuria require multiple and varied treatments due to disease persistence and recurrence. In this study we analyzed therapeutic modalities [...]

  • A. Castela, P. Gomes, V. Domingues, P. Paíga, R. Costa, P. Vendeira, C. Costa
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 20-27

    Abstract
    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common complications of diabetes, being oxidative stress an important feature of diabetic ED. Deleterious events induced by oxidative [...]

  • J. Neves, J. Dores, M. Coelho
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 47-56

    Abstract
    Urethral diverticula affect from 0.6 to 4.7% of women, are a frequent cause of persistent urinary symptoms and can present with complications such as lithiasis and malignization. [...]

  • I. Braga, F. Branco, J. Cabral, N. Louro, V. Cavadas, A. Fraga
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 12-19

    Abstract
    As the prevalence of urolithiasis is growing and there has been an increase in technologies and minimally invasive techniques in all areas of surgery, it would be expected [...]

  • P. Araújo, R. Cruz, R. Freitas, A. Morais, J. Oliveira
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 63-68

    Abstract
    To present our clinical and surgical experience of radical cystectomy in bladder cancer, evaluate postoperative complications and overall survival. We performed a retrospective [...]

  • J. Dores, P. Kronenberg, P. Santos, S. Ferreira, F. Gomes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 98-103

    Abstract
    Over the past few years, the increasing use of cross‐sectional imaging, including ultrasound and computed tomography imaging, resulted in an increase incidental diagnosis [...]

  • J. Dores, B. Graça, M. Coelho, R. Manso, F. Gomes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 127-131

    Abstract
    Until the late 1980s, it was considered that any testicular mass, if suspicious, should be removed totally by radical orchiectomy, however, a marked increase in incidental [...]

  • J. Afonso, R. Freitas, F. Lobo, A. Morais, T. Amaro, R. Reis, F. Baltazar, A. Longatto-Filho, L. Santos, J. Oliveira
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 1-11

    Abstract
    Urothelial bladder carcinoma (UBC), the most frequent type (90%) of bladder cancer and the second most common malignancy of the urogenital region, is a relatively well understood [...]

  • R. Abreu, P. Bargão, B. Graça, M. Lourenço, M. Coelho, F. Ribeiro, P. Cardoso, J. Varregoso, F. Ferrito, C. Gomes
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 57-62

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy has become an accepted alternative to open surgery. Our goal is to compare the oncological outcome of both approaches. The prospective study [...]

  • D. Silva, L. Pacheco‐Figueiredo, C. Silva, F. Cruz, J. Silva
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 43-50

    Abstract
    To identify the predictive factors associated with bladder recurrence of UTUC in patients undergoing radical nephroureterectomy and determine the overall survival of these [...]

  • A. Eusébio, C. Araújo, M. Andrade, A. Duarte
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 37-42

    Abstract
    To study Escherichia coli pathogenicity in urinary tract infections and their relationship with the host. Association of bacteriuria by E. coli with defined pathogenicity [...]

  • P. Dinis, P. Nunes, A. Mota
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 51-56

    Abstract
    The intracorporeal suture is considered one of the most difficult and challenging procedures of the urologic laparoscopic surgery. The suture of the renal parenchyma during [...]

  • R. Borges, S. Bollini, F. Furriel, J. Garcia
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 57-58

    Abstract
    Laparoendoscopic single site surgery (LESS) has been accompanied by the development of a new generation of purpose-built optics and instruments. Despite all these, suturing [...]

  • P. Baltazar, A. Meirinha, R. João, J. Pina, H. Pinheiro, F. Fernandes, G. Falcão, J. Forte, A. Carvalho, E. Vigia, L. Pinheiro
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016).

    Abstract
    The pancreas is a rare metastization site for renal cell carcinoma (RCC); this paper reports a rare presentation of metastatic RCC, of obstructive jaundice secondary to a [...]

  • J. Almeida, M. Rodríguez, C. Bravo, A. Urbina, M. Murgui, G. Machado, J. Olivares, A. Garcia
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 59-62

    Abstract
    Thrombosis or thrombophlebitis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis (TSDVP) is an uncommon condition which may be associated with important psychological distress, [...]

  • J. Alfarelos, V. Figueiredo, G. Gomes, M. Matias, A. Canelas
    Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 63-67

    Abstract
    The Ewings family of tumours comprises a spectrum of malignancies of primitive neuroectodermal cells: embryonic cells that migrate from the neural crest. 1Primary kidney Ewings [...]

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