Félix Millán Rodríguez

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of finasteride in the treatment of prostatic origin haematuria. METHODS This is a prospective observational study in 29 patients with hematuria from a demonstrated prostatic-origin which were treated with finasteride 5 mg/day. 58.6% had undergone previous prostatic surgery. Both previous-to-treatment hematuria and(More)
INTRODUCTION Semirigid and flexible ureterorenoscopy (URS) procedures are safe and efficient treatment options for urolithiasis of all localizations. Sometimes, a Double-J stent is placed in preparation of definitive treatment. The aim of our study was to evaluate the influence of prestenting on the outcome of URS. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively(More)
INTRODUCTION San Antonio, Somacarrera (1977) and Rousaud-Inmark (1984) studies established the first data of incidence and prevalence about urolithiasis in Spain. Other regional or national epidemiologic details were given for several authors from 1977 to 2002. MATERIAL AND METHOD Sixteen papers with original data about incidence or prevalence have been(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cystoscopic findings during initial follow-up, the anatomopathological correlation of tumor endoscopic features and the results of standard control multiple biopsy performed 6 months after TUR in patients with G3T1 transitional carcinoma treated with BCG. METHODS 114 patients with G3T1 bladder tumor (52% associated with Cis) were(More)
Robotic surgery is a reality. In order to to understand how new robots work is interesting to know the history of ancient (see part i) and modern robotics. The desire to design automatic machines imitating humans continued for more than 4000 years. Archytas of Tarentum (at around 400 a.C.), Heron of Alexandria, Hsieh-Fec, Al-Jazari, Bacon, Turriano,(More)
OBJECTIVE The analysis of the scientific evidence of the combination therapy in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS 5 published studies about combination therapy in BPH were analysed following the criteria of the Evidence Based Medicine (EBM). Hypothesis, variables, internal validity, results relevance, and the external validity of every study(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness and the prognostic factors of the bladder stones (BS) treatment by means of extracorporeal shock wave lythotripsy (ESWL). METHODS 183 patients with BS treated using ESWL were retrospectively analysed. Independent variables were: gender, age, obstruction, BS size, BS number and amount of waves. Dependent variable was(More)
OBJECTIVES Evaluation of a homogeneous series of Superficial Primary TCC of the Bladder. Utility of randomized biopsies (BMN). Study of risk factors and risk groups as a basis for determining treatment and followup patterns. MATERIALS AND METHODS Survey of 1,529 PSBT cases that underwent TURB and BMN, with a mean followup of 4.2 years. Strict statistical(More)
According to the declaration of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (OAI) is defined as a editorial model in which access to scientific journal literature and his use are free. Free flow of information allowed by Internet has been the basis of this initiative. The Bethesda and the Berlin declarations, supported by some international agencies, proposes to(More)