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

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 34-38

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 64-70

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 75-80

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

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 75-81

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 16-21

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 82-87

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 22-27

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

    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

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 113-114

  • R. Silva, J. Reis, T. Lopes

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 6-15

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 118-122

    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

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 32-36

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

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 101-107

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 81-86

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 87-97

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 109-112

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

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

    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

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 45-48

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 41-44

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

    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 [...]

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

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 49-56

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 8-15

    ''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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 71-77

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 86-90

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 28-30

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 28-33

    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

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 2-7

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 20-27

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 47-56

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 12-19

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 63-68

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 98-103

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 127-131

    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
    (2015). Vol. 32 pp. 1-11

    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
    (2014). Vol. 31 pp. 57-62

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 43-50

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 37-42

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 51-56

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 57-58

    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

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 59-62

    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
    (2016). Vol. 33 pp. 63-67

    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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