Frederico R Romero

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OBJECTIVE To assess the incidence of bladder carcinoma infiltrating the prostate and prostate adenocarcinoma in patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy due to bladder cancer, as well as to assess if the characteristics of the bladder neoplasia influence the prostatic involvement by this neoplasia. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively assessed(More)
BACKGROUND Anterior sacral meningocele is a rare congenital malformation, whose open surgical treatment is well accepted. We present a laparoscopic approach as an adjunctive approach. METHODS Five women who underwent laparoscopic transperitoneal surgery were clinically, radiologically, and surgically evaluated. RESULT All 5 patients underwent(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate if the different results of prostate cancer risk between black and white Brazilian men may be associated with the varying methodology used to define participants as either Blacks or Whites. PATIENTS AND METHODS We evaluated median PSA values, rate of PSA level ≥ 4.0 ng/ mL, indications for prostate biopsy, prostate cancer detection(More)
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