Luis H. Braga

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Medical diagnostics today takes advantage in great part of image sensing and reconstruction techniques. Early detection of several diseases – cancer, in particular – has benefitted from these techniques, thus contributing to save lives and to improve the quality of life of those affected. In this paper we present the first results from the SPADnet project(More)
Androgen stimulation to temporarily promote penile growth has been commonly used to facilitate hypospadias repair. Although some series suggest improvement in both functional and cosmetic outcomes, a recent systematic review and meta-analysis showed a possible relationship between pre-operative hormonal stimulation and higher complications. As a result,(More)
This review discusses the most commonly employed techniques in the repair of proximal hypospadias, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of single versus staged surgical techniques. Hypospadias can have a spectrum of severity with a urethral meatus ranging from the perineum to the glans. Associated abnormalities are commonly found with proximal(More)
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