Viorel Bucuraş

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Crossed fused renal ectopia (CFRE) is the second most common fusion anomalies (FAs) of the kidneys after horseshoe kidney. Crossed fused renal ectopia (CFRE) results from one kidney crossing over to the opposite side and subsequent fusion of the parenchyma of the two kidneys. We report, by multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) angiography, an(More)
Introduction and Objectives: The aim of our study was to evaluate the results of TURP performed in our department by eight young urologists during their learning curve, to assess how experience influences the quality of resection, intraoperative and postoperative complications and to appreciate which would be the minimum number of procedures until gaining(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The study compared characteristics and outcomes in patients with solitary and bilateral kidneys who were treated with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in the Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society (CROES) PCNL Global Study. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from consecutively treated patients from 96 centers worldwide(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of the intravesical protrusion of the prostate (IPP) on the response to medical treatment with tamsulosin for a 3 month period. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study, which was conducted between 2009 and 2011 in the ambulatory clinic of an academic hospital, divided 183 patients with lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign(More)
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer (PCa) are chronic conditions, which are hormone-dependent and epidemiologically associated with prostate inflammation. As a large number of studies have demonstrated, the stimulation of T-cells at the level of prostatic chronic inflammatory infiltrates is followed by stromal and epithelial cell(More)
Although transurethral resection of the prostate is still the 'gold standard' in the surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia, it is associated with significant morbidity. This review presents one of its most successful alternatives, bipolar transurethral vaporization of the prostate, a procedure that has emerged during the last decade. The(More)
During 18 months 38 patients with anuria due to lithiasis were admitted in our department, 8 of them developed septic shock. Twenty eight patients were cured using different procedures and were released from the hospital with normal urinary output. Ten patients died, 6 of them from septic shock, which has a high mortality rate. Emergency restoration of(More)
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