Pedro Manuel Cabrera Castillo

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OBJECTIVE We analyze the laparascopic adenomectomy preliminary results and describe the surgical technique, for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), for glands greater than 60cc. MATERIALS AND METHODS From January to April 2009 we have performed 10 laparoscopic adenomectomies. We performed a descriptive and retrospective study and early postoperative(More)
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of the disease is 1/3000 newborns; it is more frequent in men than in women with a 3:1 ratio in all races. Genitourinary tract neurofibromas usually arise from the pelvic and bladder nerves, and the prostatic plexus. Bladder is the most frequently affected organ of the urinary tract; bladder neurofibromatosis may present as a(More)
INTRODUCTION The most frequent cause of vesicovaginal fistula in developed countries is hysterectomy, while in the third world it is related to time in labour. Any surgical iatrogenic trauma implies encountering added difficulties of various kinds when repairing the condition. MATERIAL AND METHOD We report the first case of vesicovaginal fistula to be(More)
Penetrating lesions of the kidney are less frequent than closed wounds. However, their incidence has increased these past decades, in relation with the augmentation of urban violence. The main causes of penetrating wounds are knives and firearms, with a related rate of renal lesions more important in the second case. The treatment of renal traumas has(More)
OBJECTIVE To review our initial experience with laparoscopic radical cystectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between September 2004 and June 2006 we performed 16 laparoscopic radical cystectomies (14 males and 2 females) with a median age of 63.8 y.o. (51-85). 12 ileal neobladder (with laparoscopic ileal-urethra anastomosis), 3 cutaneous ureteroileostomies and 1(More)
OBJECTIVES laparoscopic surgery has demonstrated that it is a good alternative to conventional surgery for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. Robotic surgery could be a therapeutic option. We try to evaluate both techniques, analyzing a series of parameters that allow us to describe the advantages and disadvantages of both techniques. METHODS We(More)
OBJECTIVE To present in detail our surgical technique and to show our initial experience with ureteral reimplantation using the transumbilical LESS approach to treat patients with ureteral stenosis secondary to various diseases and surgical complications. METHODS We performed 7 ureteral reimplantations from February 2012, using the multichannel Richard-(More)
A sixty-years-old male with diagnosis of a left adrenal mass (146 x 99 x 126 mm) with associated tumour thrombosis of the left renal vein with no clear signs of thrombosis of the inferior vena cava was admitted for elective surgery Finally an adrenalectomy and excision of tumour thrombus preserving the ipsilateral kidney was made. Despite of the complex(More)
Rupture of the corpora cavernosa is a very rare lesion. It occurs most commonly during intercourse. A far more exceptional cause is a gunshot wound; in this case, there are frequently concomitant lesions to other structures. We present the case of a man who suffered a lesion to the corpora cavernosa due to a gunshot and underwent emergency surgery. We(More)
The aim of this article is to report our experience in setting up a laparoscopic radical prostatectomy programme. We believe that knowledge of the difficulties we faced at the start will be useful for those who wish to implement a programme like ours. We hope that by explaining the steps we took as well as our conclusions and recommendations this difficult(More)