Paulo Roberto Kawano

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare pelvic floor muscle (PFM) strength using transvaginal digital palpation in healthy continent women in different age groups, and to compare the inter- and intra-rater reliability of examiners performing anterior and posterior vaginal assessments. METHODS We prospectively studied 150 healthy multiparous women.(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the surgical technique and initial experience with a single-port retroperitoneal renal biopsy (SPRRB). MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January and April 2013, five children underwent SPRRB in our hospital. A single 1.5 cm incision was performed under the 12th rib at mid-axillary line, and an 11 mm trocar was inserted. A nephroscope was(More)
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