Flavio Francesco Fortuna

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The Infrequent Voider Syndrome or Lazy Bladder Syndrome in children is characterized by a large capacity bladder, frequently associated with a significant volume of residual urine. Usually these patients arrive at medical examination with a history of recurrent urinary infections but without anomalies in the upper urinary tract. We report about a young girl(More)
The endocrine alterations in patients affected with varicocele are heterogenous in relation to some clinical aspects: orchidometry, bilateral lesion, decreased spermatozoa count and disease history. The decreased function of Leydig cells in patients affected with varicocele is related to alterations of the serotonin metabolism and to the impairment of(More)
The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate the long-term followup of soft penile SSDA prosthesis, without plaque surgery in the treatment of Peyronie's disease. This study included 12 men with Peyronie's disease who underwent placement of a penile prosthesis. All patients were followed for at least 6 years. Prosthesis straightened the penile shaft(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of surgical implant with a new soft penile prosthesis, called SSDA, without plaque surgery in the treatment of impotence associated with Peyronie's disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 64 men with Peyronie's disease who underwent placement of a penile prosthesis. All the patients(More)
The Infrequent Voider Syndrome or Lazy Bladder Syndrome in children is characterized by a large capacity bladder, frequently associated with a significant volume of residual urine. Usually these patients arrive at medical examination with a history of recurrent urinary infections but without anomalies in the upper urinary tract. We report about a young girl(More)
It is well known that the use of the α-adrenergic receptor antagonists in the BPH therapy may induce ejaculatory disorder. A review of clinical literature shows a greater incidence of ejaculatory disorder during the use of tamsulosin compared with alfuzosin. Anejaculation has been until now referred to retrograde ejaculation due to relaxation of prostatic(More)
BACKGROUND Trans-Rectal UltraSound (TRUS) has proved to be an accurate procedure comparable to that of Fluoro-cystography (FC) to assess vesicourethral anastomosis after radical prostatectomy, with the advantages of lower costs, no radiation exposure and no dependence on the radiology department. METHODS 60 Video Laparoscopic Radical Prostactomies (VLRP)(More)
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