Enrique Cao Avellaneda

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OBJECTIVES Report a new case of renal angiosarcoma treated by surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy with bad results. METHODS 72-year-old male undergoing right nephrectomy for renal tumor. Pathology reports renal angiosarcoma. RESULTS Three months after surgery patient refers lumbar pain and hemoptysis and CT scan reveals the existence of multiple bone and(More)
We report a case on circumcavum ureter without obstruction or type two, according the Batenson and Atkinson's classification, in a forty-nine year old man. It was diagnosticated for a gross haematuria and renoureteral pain, because of a simultaneous urinary tract infection. We emphasize its absence of the typical morphology and obstruction signs. After(More)
INTRODUCTION The description of the first laparoscopic nephrectomy made a revolution in the managing of the benign and malignant renal diseases. Hand-assisted laparoscopy (HAL) was developed with the aim of offering advantages to both patients and surgeons. The aim of the present work is to compare, in our experience, the results offered in the radical(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the outcome of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy in patients with significant complicating clinical factors. METHODS A retrospective assessment was made of 100 laparoscopic nephrectomies performed at a single hospital from 2001 to 2005. Patients with a history of prior abdominal surgery, prior procedures on the involved kidney,(More)
OBJECTIVES Intravenous urography (IVU) has been classically considered as an essential examination in the great majority of urologic diseases due to the great amount of information that supplies both functional and morphological, mainly for ureteral abnormalities where other exams do not reach enough definition. Nevertheless, there are cases in which it is(More)
OBJECTIVE Asymptomatic microhematuria continues to be a problem. It has a prevalence of 16% and numerous conditions can present this clinical manifestation. METHODS A prospective study was carried out on all patients that consulted at the urological services during 2000 for asymptomatic hematuria. Patients presenting with irritative symptoms, urethral(More)
INTRODUCTION The prostate biopsy is the only valid tool to diagnose the existence of cancer of prostate. The indications of the biopsy, according with EAU, are the existence of high PSA, increased velocity PSA and a rectal suspicious tact. OBJECTIVES validation of the utility of the prostate biopsy, to know the value of the PSA as a marker of prostate(More)