Fernando Gómez-Sancha

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BACKGROUND Photoselective vaporisation of the prostate has evolved from the GreenLight 80-W KTP powered laser to the latest 180-W XPS laser involving a MoXy fibre. OBJECTIVE Evaluate the prevalence of perioperative complications and short-term outcome for the first time with the XPS laser in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To determine that GreenLight laser therapy is now an established treatment option for men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with benign prostatic enlargement (BPE). RECENT FINDINGS The three generations of the GreenLight laser, 80, 120 and 180 W, have been studied for efficacy and safety in the treatment of men with(More)
INTRODUCTION Myofascial pain syndrome in the pelvic floor is a very common condition in the urological field and is often ignored or misdiagnosed. OBJECTIVES To present the prevalence of this syndrome to professionals of urology through a systematic review of existing literature and its potentials for diagnosis and treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS We(More)
To compare the learning curves, perioperative and early functional outcomes after HoLEP and GreenLEP. Data from the first 100 consecutive cases treated by GreenLEP and HoLEP by two surgeons were prospectively collected from dedicated databases and analysed retrospectively. En-bloc GreenLEP and two-lobar HoLEP enucleations were conducted using the GreenLight(More)
CONTEXT Vulvodynia is a complex and multifactorial clinical condition. It is defined as chronic vulvar discomfort characterized by burning, stinging or irritation. Its diagnostic difficulty and treatment is known. OBJECTIVES To review the medical literature of the last 10 years from a critical point of view. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A search was made in(More)
OBJECTIVES Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) is a poorly understood and ill-treated condition. It is accompanied by the shortening and increase in tone of the pelvic floor muscles and is closely related to myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). This study aims to evaluate the utility of an anal stretching device (ASD) for improving the pain manifestations of(More)
Urothelial inverted papilloma account for 2.2% of all urothelial tumours. The preferred location is the bladder; they occur singly and are generally benign, although the majority of authors agrees in treating this entity as a tumour of low aggressiveness. The report contributes four cases of inverted papilloma, three in male patients and the fourth in a(More)