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PURPOSE To search the place of non contrast abdominal computed tomography to detect the stone-free rate after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) and the clinical importance of its superiority against to plain film radiography (KUB). MATERIALS AND METHODS Between February 2006 and July 2010, 62 patients including 27 women had no stone detected peroperative… (More)
We present the case of a 61-year-old patient who was evaluated for benign infravesical obstruction due to a pseudosarcomatous fibromyxoid tumor of the prostate. This entity is rare and difficult to distinguish from a malignant lesion. A discussion of the pathological features and a review of the literature are given.
PURPOSE Many patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have chronic renal insufficiency and erectile dysfunction (ED). This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between ED and the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in patients with coronary artery disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 183 patients undergoing coronary angiography owing… (More)
We analyzed the ratio of serum total testosterone (sTT) to prostate-specific antigen (PSA) as a predictor of prostate cancer risk. One-hundred-four consecutive men with a normal digital rectal examination and a serum PSA level of 2.5-10 ng/ml underwent transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy using a 10-core scheme. The sTT level was determined before the… (More)