Francisco Sánchez Ballester

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OBJECTIVES To report our experience on the diagnosis and treatment of this rare type of infravesical functional obstruction. METHODS Over the last ten years we diagnosed and treated 32 males with this entity. We evaluate previous treatments and time to diagnosis. Clinical, radiological, endoscopic, and urodynamic features are evaluated, as well as results(More)
OBJECTIVES To show the results of our four-year experience since starting urologic procedures in the Ambulatory Surgery Unit in our hospital. The progressively increasing demand of surgery has showed up the limitations of sanitary resources. Ambulatory Surgery arises with the aim to optimize such resources, because it improves surgical procedures and(More)
OBJECTIVES We show our experience in the treatment of post-prostatectomy stress urinary incontinence with the male Remeex system (MRS). We also describe the elements of the system, its therapeutic indications, technical implantation and appropriate adjustment. METHODS From March 2007 to January 2009 five male patients aged 57 to 71 years (mean age 66(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the results of the outpatient surgical treatment of genuine female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) over a five year period since the integration of the Department of Urology in the Ambulatory Surgery Unit at our hospital "Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia" (CHGUV). METHODS Between January 2000 and December 2004(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results obtained in the correction of the curved penis by means of Nesbit's technique during the four first years of integration of our Service in the Major Ambulatory Surgery Unit (CMA) of our Hospital. PATIENTS AND METHOD From January of 2000 to April of 2004 we intervened in ambulatory regime 21 patient suffering from curved(More)
OBJECTIVES Urology, having been part of general surgery for centuries, was completely consolidated as a medical speciality in the middle of the XX Century as the result of years of evolution and development, and all the studies and works of certain authors that represent today the mainstays of our speciality. Valencia in the middle of the 20th century saw(More)
OBJECTIVES We currently see an increase of demand of vasectomy reversion, mainly due to the wish of recovering fertility. METHODS We review 21 cases of vasovasostomy performed at our department over the last 5 years with the single layer technique under optical magnification, comparing our results with those from bibliography for both vasovasostomy and in(More)
OBJECTIVES Urethral stenosis is a frequent disease in males. The variable results of its treatment have prompted the surgeon to search for new therapeutic alternatives. We propose to treat it by self expandable endourethral prosthesis. METHODS Since February 1993 to March 2000 48 patients with urethral stenosis previously treated with endoscopic(More)
OBJECTIVES/METHODS To review the incidence of male infertility secondary to intake of anabolic products and our experience and outcomes with treatment. There is a variety of such substances (testosterone, nandrolone, stanozolol, etc.) in their intake may be unique or combinations, both orally or parenterally. Comparisons between patients and case series are(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the results of this surgical treatment of hydrocele over the first four years of integration of the Urology Department in the Major Ambulatory Surgery Unit in our Hospital. METHODS From January 2000 to July 2004 we have performed 167 hydrocelectomies as ambulatory surgery in 152 patients (15 cases bilateral) with ages ranging from(More)