Juan I Caicedo

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OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of rectal swabs (RSs) on infectious complications (IC) following prostate biopsy (PB). METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted including all patients subjected to PB between 2009 and 2013. Group B consisted of patients with a RS and group A of patients without. RS reported the presence of gram-positive or(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine safety, efficacy, and improvement in patient's quality of life (QoL) with 180-W green light laser prostate photovaporization in medium-term follow-up. METHODS Observational descriptive analysis. All the patients who were treated with photoselective vaporization with potassium titanyl phosphate crystal 180-W green laser between(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the frequency of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a daily urology practice and to determine its association with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED). MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted. Data from all male patients aged ≥40 years who attended our outpatient urology clinic from 2010 to(More)
AIMS To describe practice patterns and perspectives regarding pelvic organ prolapse (POP) management among urologists, gynecologists, and urogynecologists in Latin America (LATAM). METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted from April to September 2016 using a 37-item internet-based survey applied to members of urologic and gynecologic associations(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of lymph node involvement in patients with clinically localised prostate adenocarcinoma who had radical prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymphadenectomy. MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective observational study was conducted on 137 patients with clinically localised prostate cancer of low, intermediate or high risk(More)
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