Antonio Jiménez-Pacheco

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BACKGROUND We conducted a retrospective analysis on the identification and antibiogram of all bacteria isolated from urine samples with microbiological confirmation of urinary tract infection (UTI) in a Spanish reference hospital over a 7-year period. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed of the identification and antibiogram data. RESULTS A(More)
BACKGROUND Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) and benign prostatic hyperplasia are both androgen-dependent entities that respond to the blocking of 5-alpha-reductase. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to determine whether prostatic volumes and urinary flow changes were higher in patients with early-onset AGA than in healthy control subjects. METHODS(More)
Received August 2008 Accepted December 2008 INTRODUCTION Angiomyolipoma of the kidney has classically been considered as a tumor of the connective tissue composed of fat, vascular tissue, and smooth muscle. In most cases, it is a tumor with benign behavior that may appear sporadically or associated with tuberous sclerosis syndrome. Macroscopically, these(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Fournier gangrene is a urological emergency associated with a high mortality. It is a necrotizing fasciitis caused by polymicrobial infection originating in the anorectal or genitourinary area. The aim of this study was to analyze the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of Fournier gangrene along with the variables that(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to ascertain the degree of association between bladder cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a meta-analysis of observational studies with cases and controls with publication dates up to January 2011. The PubMed electronic database was searched by using the key words "bladder cancer and(More)
This case report describes a case of hyperthyroidism as manifestation of an embryonal carcinoma, and illustrates the causes that led to it. The case describes a 33-year-old male patient who complained of chest pain, palpitations, mild dyspnoea, and weight loss. Blood analysis reveals high levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (833818 mlU/ml), T3 (16.90(More)
OBJECTIVES Our goal is to analyze the degree of concordance between the Gleason score (GS) obtained in prostate biopsies and the one after radical prostatectomy. The intention is to know whether 12-core biopsy, instead of 6 (sextant biopsy), improves, or not, this correlation. METHODS A Cohort/prevalence study was conducted on 128 patients who underwent(More)
Onmanyoccasions, thepresenceof foreignbodies in theurethra or the bladder is due to sexual practices, although it may be the resultof themigrationofobjects fromotherbody locations, such as hernioplasty meshes, intrauterine devices, etc. (Martı́nezValls et al., 2008). In our milieu, it is a relatively frequent reason for a visit to the emergency department(More)