Aurel Messas

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PURPOSE Some studies imply that increasing the number of prostate biopsy cores may improve the cancer detection rate. We performed a prospective study to evaluate pain and morbidity after an extensive transrectal ultrasound guided 10-core biopsy protocol. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 289 consecutive men with abnormal digital rectal examination(More)
The new minimally invasive technique for surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence via a transobturator approach is designed to reconstitute the urethral support sling while preserving the retropubic space. One of the advantages of this technique is that it avoids the risk of bladder injuries, frequently observed during passage of TVT into(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Treatment of patients with prostate cancer has evolved considerably in the last decade, especially in terms of minimization of the negative impacts on erectile function and continence to ensure good quality of life for treated patients. New surgical devices, such as dissectors and hemostatic scalpels, allow precise definition of the(More)
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