Ewa Bres–niewada

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INTRODUCTION Results of urodynamic studies performed in female patients are often difficult to interpret. The objective of the study was to develop a nomogram that would help in diagnosing functional bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) in neurologically intact women with any kind of lower urinary tract symptoms. MATERIAL AND METHODS From the urodynamic(More)
The study presented by A.A. Katib and A.Al-Adawi " Bougie urethral dilators; revival or survival? " in this issue of Central European Journal of Urology has a very interesting and promising title [1]. We know that there is still a place for less invasive interventions such as urethral dilatation and internal urethrotomy in the initial management of urethral(More)
Editorial referring to the papers: Ghosh A, Somani BK. Safety and feasibility of day case ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy (URSL) in patients with a solitary kidney. Outcomes of ureteroscopy for patients with stones in a solitary kidney: evidence from a systematic review. From an endourologist's perspective a solitary kidney lithiasis is not a specific(More)
INTRODUCTION Long-term outcomes of patients treated for invasive bladder cancer in Poland are poorly documented in the literature. Impact of various clinical parameters on their survival is even less well studied. Radical cystectomy is a major surgery, so the patients' condition can be equally important as cancer stage. The aim of the study was to assess(More)
INTRODUCTION Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are one of most frequent complaints among men over 50 years of age. They usually result from benign prostate hyperplasia, which often coexists with cancer. The aim of the present study is to evaluate prospectively the incidence of LUTS and their character in men subjected to prostate biopsy. MATERIAL AND(More)
INTRODUCTION Kidney stone disease is increasing worldwide with its most common location being in the lower pole. A clear strategy for effective management of these stones is essential in the light of ever increasing choice, effectiveness, and complications of different treatment options. MATERIAL AND METHODS This review identifies the latest and(More)
INTRODUCTION Determination of stone composition is considered to be crucial for the choice of an optimal treatment algorithm. It is especially important for uric acid stones, which can be dissolved by oral chemolysis and for renal stones smaller than 2 cm, which can be treated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). MATERIAL AND METHODS This(More)
Although recently the minimal invasive urological and endourological methods have been substantially improved, concerns remain about the optimal management of proximal ureteral stones. Even the Euro-pean Association of Urology Guidelines are not fully clear and leave the choice of treatment method to the urologist's discretion. Both extracorporeal shock(More)
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