Félix Millán Rodríguez

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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)
OBJECTIVES To know the factors associated to a successful result in the treatment of kidney transplant lithiasis by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL). METHODS From 850 kidney transplants performed at our center, we analyze 15 patients who developed urinary stones. Successful result by ESWL was the dependent variable, and size, location, and(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 To determine the value of percutaneous endopyelotomy (PE) in the treatment of ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction, particularly after failed ureteropelvioplasty. METHODS A series of 14 (PE) procedures performed at our institution were retrospectively studied. The patients were divided into two groups: group I comprised patients in whom PE(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the indications and outcome of cystectomy for superficial bladder cancer since the introduction of BCG therapy. METHODS From June 1990 to December 1996, 384 patients underwent cystectomy for transitional cell bladder tumor. A retrospective study was carried out on 43 cases (11.1%) that underwent cystectomy for Tis, Ta, T1 tumors. The(More)