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The natural history of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the urinary bladder is somewhat variable, with a significant number of tumour recurrences that occasionally evolve towards an infiltrating disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in 76 TCC specimens, and then correlate such findings with the(More)
The classification of kidney tumors in adults expands rapidly with new categories recently incorporated. This will result in the modification of the current 2004 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of the adult renal epithelial neoplasms. Emphasis should be placed in defining risk groups categorized as malignant or benign tumors, including a(More)
This paper analyzes the new learning and network collaboration paradigms, their motivation and consequences. The origins of these practices are traced to the development of the Internet and the impact of globalization. The paper analyzes their advantages and the factors which have led to their development. Three contexts or diverse points of view have been(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prognostic value of a subset of regulators of the transition from G1-to-S phase of cell cycle in stage T1 grade 3 bladder cancers. METHODS Fifty-one such cases were investigated to determine the significance on patient's survival of p53, p21Waf1, p27Kip1, Cyclin D1, Cyclin D3, and ki67-MIB1 (proliferation index). The statistical(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the outcome of bulbar urethroplasty using two stage surgical techniques. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-two of the 35 patients studied corresponded to end-to-end urethroplasty (ATT) and 13 to dorsal onlay graft (DOG) in preputial skin or oral mucosa variants. Clinical outcome was considered a failure when postoperative surgery was needed(More)
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