Carlos H Schaal

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Horseshoe kidney with pyelic fusion and crossed single ureter is a rare anomaly, with only 3 cases described in the literature. Such anomaly can be accompanied by other abnormalities, such as congenital scoliosis and situs inversus totalis. We present one case of this malformation associated with malignant neoplasia, treated with partial nephrectomy.
Primary synovial sarcoma of the kidney is a rare tumor that is difficult to diagnose. We present one case that was not diagnosed through fine needle aspiration, requiring a morphologic and immunohistochemical analysis of the incision biopsy. Since the tumor was surgically unresectable, chemotherapy was employed previously to definitive radical surgery.
OBJECTIVE To assess the benefit of the periprostatic administration of lidocaine previously to ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS In the period from April to October 2002, forty patients underwent ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy due to increased PSA or abnormal digital rectal examination. A randomized double-blind study was(More)
OBJECTIVE Description and early results of a new urethral sling technique for treatment of postprostatectomy urinary incontinence, which combines efficacy, low cost and technical simplicity. MATERIALS AND METHODS From May 2003 to April 2004, 30 patients with moderate or total urinary incontinence, following radical prostatectomy or endoscopic resection of(More)
Objective: Description and early results of a new urethral sling technique for treatment of postprostatectomy urinary incontinence, which combines efficacy, low cost and technical simplicity. Materials and Methods: From May 2003 to April 2004, 30 patients with moderate or total urinary incontinence, following radical prostatectomy or endoscopic resection of(More)
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