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[Early diagnosis by opportunistic screening in cancer of the prostate. Results of a 1-year protocol. Comparison with historical data].
RATIONALE The high prevalence of Prostate Cancer (PC) and long survival of patients with advanced disease, added to the high cost of palliative treatment (hormone therapy), versus the existence ofExpand
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[The preoperative diagnosis of complex renal cystic masses].
OBJECTIVE To analyze the preoperative diagnostic methodology in a series of patients with complicated cystic renal masses in relation to the definitive anatomopathological findings. METHOD 20 casesExpand
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[Uretero-colonic fistula in non-functioning ureter].
OBJECTIVE To present a case of ureterocolonic fistula secondary to acute sigmoid diverticulitis in a nonfunctioning ureter due to a previous nephrectomy. METHODS/RESULTS A 68-year-old patient thatExpand
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[Incidental diagnosis of bladder carcinoma].
OBJECTIVE To analyze the prognostic factors of incidentally diagnosed bladder carcinomas with special reference to the complementary diagnostic tests. METHODS 308 cases of carcinoma of the bladderExpand
[Anemia and neoadjuvant hormone therapy in radical surgery of localized cancer of the prostate].
RATIONALE Erythropoiesis is stimulated by androgens either through a direct action on bone marrow cells or through increased erythropoietin production. Androgen deprivation is a known cause forExpand
[Epidemiologic data of uro-oncologic pathology in a urology service of a university general hospital. Comments regarding cancer of the prostate].
Data from 92, 93 and 94 tumoral records is analyzed based on the first visit system, staging at time of diagnosis, intervals between visits and management. After finding data unsatisfactory, aExpand
[Stage II focal xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis].
OBJECTIVE To report a case of focalized stage II xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis and the diagnostic difficulties encountered. METHODS A 63-year-old female consulted at the emergency services forExpand