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Traumatic rupture of the corpus cavernosum of the penis is rare, and has been reported infrequently. We present a case with this type of trauma, with immediate surgical management, with good morphologic and functional results.
PURPOSE To analyse progression and survival after radical prostatectomy in patients with stage pT3 carcinoma of the prostate. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between 1986 and November 1998, we performed 372 radical prostatectomies, 74 of which were pT3N0 (19.8%), 43 pT3a and 31 pT3b (TNM 97). RESULTS In patients with pathological stage pT3, we found any… (More)
The indications for repeat prostate needle biopsy after a previous biopsy are not defined. We examined 107 prostate biopsies (in 98 patients) without a diagnosis of malignancy, which we repeat. Carcinoma was detected in 31 patients (31.6%). We didn't find statistic relationship between the repeat biopsy's outcome and: interval between biopsy and repeat… (More)
Overall review that offers an integrated insight of the importance and repercussions of urinary by-pass and bladder replacement. Over the last decades there has been a growing interest in the possibility of reconstructing the urinary system and there are now an almost infinite number of surgical solutions. The history of the development of using the… (More)
OBJECTIVE Difficulties for a precise staging of patients with prostate cancer are huge. This article presents the initial results from a study to investigate the contribution that various clinical and analytical parameters, together with the study of prostate biopsy for staging, could have on our environment. MATERIAL AND METHODS 70 patients undergoing… (More)