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P. Valente, F. Vila, H. Castro, R. Borges, A. Oliveira, J. Lindoro
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Since the introduction of minimal invasive surgery in the 90s, many international urologic centres have developed retroperitoneoscopy as access way for treatment of multiple [...]

A. Pires-Luís, F. Lobo, M. Vieira-Coimbra, P. Costa-Pinheiro, L. Antunes, J. Oliveira, R. Henrique, C. Jerónimo
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Renal cell tumors comprise both benign – oncocytoma – and malignant – clear cell renal cell carcinoma, papillary renal cell carcinoma, and chromophobe renal cell carcinoma [...]

L. Sepúlveda, P. Moreira, T. Gorgal, F. Rodrigues, M. Freire, P. Sousa, L. Sepúlveda, D. Castelo, C. Abrantes, P. Moreira, A. Roseiro, A. Mota
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The adenomatoid tumor is a rare benign neoplasm of mesothelial origin, possible to occur in the genital tract in both sexes. It is commonly paratesticular, mainly in the epididymis. [...]

J. Santos, N. Rolim, T. Rodrigues, F. Lopes, R. Mota, A. Covita, M. Soares, P. Monteiro, A. Canhoto, R. Nogueira, H. Monteiro
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The use of intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin is a valid option in the treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder tumors, making it the main subject of a lot of publications. [...]

S. Oliveira, A. Azenha, A. Sousa, J. Pinheiro, A. Santos
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Spinal cord injury in males is frequently associated with infertility, due to ejaculatory dysfunction and/or semen properties alterations. Penile vibratory stimulation can [...]

N. Rolim, F. Lopes, T. Rodrigues, J. Santos, R. Mota, A. Covita, M. Soares, P. Monteiro, A. Canhoto, R. Nogueira, H. Monteiro
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is the standard therapy for advanced prostate cancer. However, it encompasses several adverse effects, with impact on patient’s quality [...]

S. Rodrigues, V. Metrogos, M. Dores, J. Marques, M. Rodrigues, M. Cabrita, G. Rosa, A. Coutinho
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Malignant germ cell tumors represent the majority of testicular masses, according to current knowledge, radical orchiectomy remains the standard of care in the management [...]

S. Rodrigues, M. Dores, V. Metrogos, M. Rodrigues, P. Gomes, M. Cabrita, G. Rosa, A. Coutinho, J. Neves, A. Cordeiro, E. Dias, P. Mota, V. Rodrigues, F. Botelho
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The impact of using ASA (acetylsalicylic acid), metformin and statins on the prostate cancer may be significant, but is not clear and findings from previous studies are inconsistent. [...]

T. Oliveira, A. Romão, P. Oliveira, S. Gaspar, F. Guerreiro, T. Lopes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Due to considerable morbidity and mortality rates, radiation‐induced hemorrhagic cystitis is an important complication of pelvic irradiation. The available conservative [...]

A. Pimenta, A. Camelo
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

R. Silva, J. Reis, T. Lopes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Although exceedingly rare in developed countries nowadays, we still come across some devastating sequels of genitourinary tuberculosis, requiring careful medical evaluation [...]

A. Patricio, D. Cruz, J. Silva, A. Padrão, B. Correia, L. Korrodi-Gregório, R. Ferreira, N. Maia, S. Almeida, J. Lourenço, V. Silva, M. Fardilha
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Infertility is a clinical disorder affecting approximately 15% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide. Recently, the influence of oxidative stress (OS) in decreased semen [...]

V. Oliveira, R. Amorim, P. Espiridião, J. Dias, L. Xambre, L. Ferraz
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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To describe the initial experience of CHVNG/E in microsurgical vasovasostomy. The two‐layer technique was applied under microscope magnification in every patient by the [...]

P. Mota, E. Carvalho‐Dias, N. Carvalho, A. Cordeiro, J. Torres, N. Morais, G. Grimaldi, C. Oliveira, A. Carvalho, E. Lima
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The ureterointestinal stenosis is a relatively frequent complication after urinary diversions. The laparoscopic approach is rarely used but stay a therapeutic option. Show [...]

P. Baltazar, A. Meirinha, R. João, J. Pina, H. Pinheiro, J. Forte, M. Mafra, L. Pinheiro
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Nephrogenic adenoma of the urinary bladder (NAB) is a rare and benign urothelial tumor. The existing literature is scarce regarding its etiology, clinical symptoms and therapeutic [...]

C. Silva, A. Figueiredo
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

C. Marialva, M. Bettencourt, P. Vale, J. Bastos, M. Carvalho, F. Faria, N. Menezes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The prevalence of neurogenic lower urinary tract disfunction (NLUTD) is unknown, but the risk of developing NLUTD associated with spinal cord injury (SCI) is high. Verify [...]

R. Lucas, P. Baltazar, J. Dias, A. Meirinha, L. Pinheiro, H. Pinheiro, J. Pina, F. Fernandes, R. João
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the prostate (Mp‐MRI) allows the detection, localization and characterization of suspicious lesions for prostate cancer (PCa). [...]

J. Dias, J. Pina, N. Costa, S. Carmo, C. Leal, T. Bilhim, R. Marques, L. Pinheiro
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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To evaluate the relationship between mean apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) and post-surgical Gleason scores. To determine the diagnostic accuracy of multiparametric magnetic [...]

P. Lapa, R. Silva, T. Saraiva, A. Figueiredo, R. Ferreira, G. Costa, J. Lima
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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In the evaluation of prostate cancer, clinical nomograms are commonly used to predict the probability of lymphatic and extra‐nodal spread. Those nomograms may suggest the [...]

M. Knoblich, V. Vital, D. Cardoso, F. Alves, F. Mota, P. Casella
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Fibroepithelial polyps are extremely rare benign tumors arising from mesodermal tissue in the ureteral wall in children, that can cause ureteropelvic junction obstruction. [...]

R. João, R. Farinha, M. Almeida, J. Pina, J. Neta, H. Pinheiro, P. Baltazar, J. Nunes, A. Meirinha, L. Pinheiro
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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We present the clinical case of a 74-year-old woman with an urachal tumor diagnosed in 2004. The patient underwent a partial cystectomy of the dome with remotion of the urachal [...]

V. Guedes, R. Rocha, D. Moura
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Renal oncocytoma account for 3 to 7% of primary renal tumors. It is usually diagnosed incidentally and typically has a benign behavior. No currently used imaging techniques [...]

L. Guedes-Martins, D. Leite, J. Saraiva, B. Candoso
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Introduction : Imperforate hymen occurs in approximately 1 in 1, 000 females. It can be found incidentally on physical examination, it is treatable and does not cause significant [...]

V. Grenha, B. Pereira, E. Retroz, H. Coelho, R. Godinho, P. Temido, A. Mota
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

P. Goulart, A. Regalo, L. Canelas, A. Teixeira, Á. Vieira, V. Gonçalves
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Currently, the use of mesh in surgery for pelvic organ prolapse has increased, mainly due to the high anatomic failure rate of native tissues repair. The objectives of this [...]

D. Gil-Sousa, D. Oliveira-Reis, F. Coutinho, J. Soares, L. Osório, S. Ribeiro, A. Fraga
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The new Integrated Outpatient Surgery Centre (CICA) of Oporto’s Hospital Centre (CHP), opened in March/2011, developed around a paradigm of innovation and accurate protocols. [...]

S. Gaspar, A. Nunes, T. Oliveira, J. Dias, T. Lopes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Bladder cancer is responsible for 90-95% of urotelial carcinoma. Prostate Cancer is the most prevalent visceral tumor for males and one of the main oncological death causes. [...]

F. Furriel, A. Figueiredo, P. Nunes, L. Marconi, P. Dinis, G. Gomes, V. Dias, A. Mota
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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''Objectives'' : To evaluate the exposure of Portuguese Urology residents (IP) to urological laparoscopy and to its training methods, comparing with the remaining Urology [...]

A. Ferro, F. Pina, M. Severo, P. Dias, F. Botelho, N. Lunet
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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To quantify the effect of statins’ use on Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) levels in patients referred to prostate biopsy and to determinate if the exposure to statins must [...]

C. Ferreira, F. Reis, T. Correia, M. Cerqueira, L. Carvalho, J. Castro, J. Macedo‐Dias, R. Prisco
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Retroperitoneal schwannomas are rare, usually benign tumours that originate in the peripheral neural sheath. Preoperative diagnosis is often impossible. Few cases of laparoscopic [...]

P. Dias, D. Costa, N. Tomada, M. Guimarães, F. Cruz
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Introduction : The artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) is the gold standard for surgical treatment of male stress urinary incontinence. Objective : Evaluate the results of [...]

R. Cruz, R. Freitas, P. Araújo, L. Violante, R. Azevedo, J. Oliveira, S. Magalhães
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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The 2014 European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on Penile cancer recommend dynamic sentinel node biopsy (DSNB) as a standard staging method for intermediate and [...]

P. Fernandes, B. Pereira
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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In the PSA era, the incidence of localized prostate cancer has been increasing. This reality requires new therapeutic strategies, in order to give an answer to patients, in [...]

D. Castelo, E. Silva, P. Moreira, P. Simões, H. Dinis, A. Figueiredo, A. Mota
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Introduction : Patients with cystinuria require multiple and varied treatments due to disease persistence and recurrence. In this study we analyzed therapeutic modalities [...]

A. Castela, P. Gomes, V. Domingues, P. Paíga, R. Costa, P. Vendeira, C. Costa
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common complications of diabetes, being oxidative stress an important feature of diabetic ED. Deleterious events induced by oxidative [...]

J. Neves, J. Dores, M. Coelho
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Urethral diverticula affect from 0.6 to 4.7% of women, are a frequent cause of persistent urinary symptoms and can present with complications such as lithiasis and malignization. [...]

I. Braga, F. Branco, J. Cabral, N. Louro, V. Cavadas, A. Fraga
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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As the prevalence of urolithiasis is growing and there has been an increase in technologies and minimally invasive techniques in all areas of surgery, it would be expected [...]

P. Araújo, R. Cruz, R. Freitas, A. Morais, J. Oliveira
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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To present our clinical and surgical experience of radical cystectomy in bladder cancer, evaluate postoperative complications and overall survival. We performed a retrospective [...]

J. Dores, P. Kronenberg, P. Santos, S. Ferreira, F. Gomes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Over the past few years, the increasing use of cross‐sectional imaging, including ultrasound and computed tomography imaging, resulted in an increase incidental diagnosis [...]

J. Dores, B. Graça, M. Coelho, R. Manso, F. Gomes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Until the late 1980s, it was considered that any testicular mass, if suspicious, should be removed totally by radical orchiectomy, however, a marked increase in incidental [...]

J. Afonso, R. Freitas, F. Lobo, A. Morais, T. Amaro, R. Reis, F. Baltazar, A. Longatto-Filho, L. Santos, J. Oliveira
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Urothelial bladder carcinoma (UBC), the most frequent type (90%) of bladder cancer and the second most common malignancy of the urogenital region, is a relatively well understood [...]

R. Abreu, P. Bargão, B. Graça, M. Lourenço, M. Coelho, F. Ribeiro, P. Cardoso, J. Varregoso, F. Ferrito, C. Gomes
Collection of Acta Urológica Portuguesa (2017).

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Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy has become an accepted alternative to open surgery. Our goal is to compare the oncological outcome of both approaches. The prospective study [...]

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