6,397 results match your criteria Archivos espanoles de urologia[Journal]


Kidney transplant patient with Kaposi sarcoma in the left foot.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):570-571

Servicio de Anatomía Patológica. Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Ferrol. Área Sanitaria de Ferrol. SERGAS. Ferrol. A Coruña. España.

53 year old renal transplanted male with secondary amyloidosis to Crohn´sdisease, sent to Dermatology given the presence of multiple red-purple or hyperkeratotic... Read More

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Scrotal calcinosis ¿idiopathic?

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):568-569

Servicio de Urología. Agencia Sanitaria Bajo Guadalquivir. Utrera. Sevilla. España.

Scrotal calcinosis, despite being described from time to time in the literature, is still considered a rare condition that affects individuals, usually young people... Read More

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[Plasmacytoid variant of urothelial bladder cancer. A single center experience.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):564-567

Urology Department. General Hospital of Athens "G.N.A. G. Gennimatas". Athens. Greece.

Introduction: Bladder Cancer (BC) is11th most common malignancy. In terms of pathology, the vast majority of patients suffer from transitional cell carcinoma. Apart from this common type of BC, there are many morphological subtypes with different oncological characteristics. Read More

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[Mesalazine renal lithiasis.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):561-564

Servicio de Medicina Digestiva. Hospital Universitario de la Ribera. Alzira. Valencia. España.

Mesalazine (5-aminosalicylic acid, 5-ASA),is an anti-inflammatory drug well-established as first-line treatment in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. Nephritic colic has been described as an uncommonside effect, but very few mesalazine nephrolithiasis have been published in the literature, probably due to its underdiagnosis for not using appropriate methodology for calculi analysis. We present two cases of lithiasis in patients treated with mesalazine at high dosage, an adverse effect to betaken into account as a drug lithiasis and which is not even mentioned in the patient information leaflet. Read More

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Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin is an early marker of renal damage in lower urinary tract obstruction in rats.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):554-560

Department of Urology. University of Health Sciences. Istanbul Training and Research Hospital. Istanbul. Turkey.

Objectives: To compare the urinary NGAL levels with serum creatinine levels as an early biomarker for renal injury in rats with bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). METHODS: Twenty male Wistar Albino rats dividedin to 4 groups. In each group basal serum creatinine and urinary NGAL levels were evaluated. Read More

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Comparative study between a medical device and reagent dipsticks in measuring pH.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):546-553

Devicare, S.L. Cerdanyola del Vallès. Barcelona. Spain.

Objectives: Urinary pH is a decisive factor in several pathologies, there by an informative marker employed in treatment decisions. Although extensively used, the urinary pH dipstick test may not be sufficiently accurate or precise for clinical decisions and more robust methodologies need to be considered. In this study, we compare pH measurements when using aportable medical device and different dipstick tests. Read More

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[Analysis of the quality of the information on the erectile dysfunction in YouTube.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):541-545

Unidad de Andrología. UGC Urología-Nefrología. Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla. IBiS. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío. CSIC. Universidad de Sevilla. Sevilla. España.

Objective: The objective of our study is to stablish the scientific quality of the available information in YouTube about erectile dysfunction (ED).

Material And Methods: We searched on YouTube thrree terms ("Problemas de Erección" (PE), "Impotencia"(I) y "Disfunción Eréctil" (DE)). The sixteen first videos from each term were selected for the analysis. Read More

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[New immunohistochemistry markers to determine presence of vas deferens in vasectomy specimen.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):534-540

Servicio de Anatomía Patológica. Hospital POVISA. Vigo. Pontevedra. España.

Objectives: The pathological examination of vasectomy specimens to confirm the presence of vas deferens is usually simple and is done by routine hematoxylinand eosin staining. Use of immunohistochemical techniques can aid to the diagnosis in those cases with artifacts of the epithelium, and they are also useful to differentiate vas deferens from blood vessel. We have investigated the usefulness of CD31, CD34, ERG and PAX8 for these purposes. Read More

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[Symptoms severity profile and expectations in hyperactive bladder patients - VHEXPECTA Study.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):523-533

Departamento Médico. Astellas Pharma S.A. Pozuelo de Alarcón. Madrid. España.

Objectives: To Evaluate the severity of symptoms in OAB patients and their outcomes expectations, symptoms management and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL).

Material And Methods: Epidemiological, multicentre, non-interventional, cross-sectional study, conducted by 294 physicians in Spain in clinical practice. Female adult patients with OAB symptoms, newly diagnosed or during follow-up were included. Read More

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[Analysis of costs and consequences related to the persistence of Mirabegron and antimuscarinic treatments and their impact on quality of life in patients with overactive bladder in Spain: Results of a probabilistic model.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):509-522

Astellas Pharma España. Pozuelo de Alarcón. Madrid. España.

Objective: To evaluate whether the lower dropout rate of the treatment of overactive bladde r(OAB) with mirabegron could generate cost savings to the National Health System (NHS) and lead to quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gains, compared to the most commonly prescribed antimuscarinics (AM) in Spain (tolterodine, fesoterodine, oxybutynin, solifenacin).

Methods: A probabilistic model (second order Monte Carlo simulation) in a hypothetical cohort of 1,000 patients with OAB and a time horizon of 1 year was carried out. Discontinuation and persistence rates for both mirabegron and AM were obtained from a Spanish observational study in 1798 patients. Read More

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[Androgen deprivation therapy in advanced prostate cancer. Multicenter study.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):499-508

Hospital Universitari Sant Joan d'Alacant. Alicante. España.

Objectives: Advanced prostate cancer (PC) is a frequent entity. The objectives of this paper are the presentation of a sample of patients with PC undergoing treatment with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in usual clinical practice and the determination of parameters associated with the development of resistance to castration (CRPC).

Material And Methods: Multicenter, observational, retrospective study that analyzes patients treated with ADT from January 2016 to January 2017. Read More

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Large study (283 women) on the effectiveness of Manosar®: 2 g of d-mannose + 140 mg of proanthocyanidins (PAC), of prolonged release.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):491-498

Autores del Grupo Rituman.

Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety in the prophylasis of urinary tract infections (UTIs) with a food supplement that contains D-mannose like active ingredient (Manosar®), in comparison to another preparation in which the active ingredient are the proanthocyanidins (PAC), both of them, in prolonged released, after, they was administered for 24 weeks.

Methods: A multicenter, randomized and double blind experimental study was carried out. 283 women with a history of recurrent UTIs without evidence of complication were included. Read More

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[The volume of urological knowledge in the last 25 years.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jul;73(6):487-490

Catedrático de Urología de la UAB. Jefe de Servicio de Urología y U.Q de Trasplante Renal (sin autoridad ejecutiva) Hospital del Mar. Barcelona. España.

Few specialties have gone through as many transitions in the last decades as Urology. Progressive physiology advances in several disease have become part of the urological knowledge. Laparoscopic surgery and ESWL (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy) wave have completely turn upside down the whole management of disease. Read More

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[Scholia about the pandemia urbi et orbi et orbe generate by de COVID-19 disease.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):479-483

Instituto Rafael Coullaut Mendigutía de Psiquiatría. España.

The Goddess of Health had two daughters, Panacea and Higinia, the fruit of the first is diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, and the fruit of the second is health management, prevention, and statistics. Humanbeings are unexpectedly subjected to:1. Happenings: they belong to the plane of the personality, crisis, the Age of the virus appears that had already been announced. Read More

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Impact of COVID-19 in spanish urology residents: Recommendations and perspective.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 06;73(5):471-478

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar. Cádiz. España.

The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously disrupted the day-to-day running of hospitals, affecting the activity of all medical and surgical departments. It has also affected urology residents, depriving them of training at their usual workplaces and forcing them to support COVID units. This has implied not only the loss of daily activities, but also the uncertainty of job opportunities for the final year residents. Read More

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[Robotic and laparosocpic urological surgery during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):463-470

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario Rey Juan Carlos. Móstoles. Madrid. España.

Objective: SARS-CoV-2 pandemic hashigh repercussion on urologic minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Controversy about safety of MIS procedures during COVID-19 pandemic has been published. Nowadays, our priority should be create agreement in order to restart and organize MIS with safety conditions for patients and healthcare workers. Read More

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[Impact of COVID-19 during de-escalation in pediatric urology.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):455-462

Sección de Urología Pediátrica. Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe. Valencia. España.

Medical and surgical priorities have changed dramatically following the COVID-19 pandemic declaration. The rapid spread of the virus and the high number of cases has saturated the health system in our country and has forced many hospitals to redistribute resources to care for infected patients. This has led to asignificant reduction in surgical activity, in some cases reaching the point of delaying all elective interventions by performing only urgent interventions. Read More

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[Renal transplantation during COVID-19 period in Spain.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):447-454

Hospital Reina Sofía. Córdoba. España.

Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic poses significant challenges in the area of kidney donation and transplantation. The objective of this article is to establish general recommendations for surgical teams to manage the kidney transplant program duringthe COVID-19 era. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This document is based on the scientific evidence available on the infection caused by SARS-CoV-2 and the experience of authors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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[Strategies and recommendations for urolithiasis treatment and follow-up in COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):438-446

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario de Bellvitge. Barcelona. España.

Introduction: The health crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic has led to a restructuring of urological activity in order not to delay priority situations. An important part to prioritize within Urologyis Urolithiasis. The objective of this article is to establish strategies and recommendations for the treatment and follow-up in COVID-19 pandemic in phases I, II and III, based on available scientific evidence and the consensus of a group of experts in these pathologies. Read More

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[Management of neurourological patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):429-437

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario de Canarias. Tenerife. España.

Objectives:  To report the recommendations of an expert panel to reorganize Neurourology units and to prioritize examinations and both conservative and surgical treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Non-systematic review of the literature and national experts' opinion summarizing the recommendations in the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of neurourological patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. A modified nominal group technique was used due to extraordinary meeting and mobility restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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[Functional urology during COVID-19: Recommendations during de-escalation.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):420-428

Sección de Urología Reconstructiva y Funcional. Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe. València. España.

Objectives: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all surgical activity that was not life threatening was cancelled , as well as most face-to-face consultations. Currently the beginning of the de-escalation phases that will led us to a new normal, forces us to establish some degree of priority in the interventions as well as in the medical consultations. Our objective is to establish some recommendation on Functional Urology office visits and surgical interventions that serve as a tool to facilitate decision-making. Read More

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[Reconstructive surgery protocol recommendations during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):413-419

Jefe unidad Urología reconstructiva de Fundació Puigvert. Coordinador nacional del grupo de cirugía reconstructiva Urología de la Asociación Española de Urología.

Objectives: Offer some recommendations or guidelines during the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of diagnosis, treatment and follow-upin the field of Reconstructive Urology. MATERIAL AND METHOD: The document is based on the evidence on SARS/Cov-2 and the authors' experience in managing COVID-19 in their institutions, including specialists from Andalusia, Madrid, Cantabria,the Valencian Community and Catalonia. A web and PubMed search was performed using "SARS-CoV-2", "COVID-19", "COVID-19 Urology", "COVID19 urology complications", "COVID-19 reconstructive surgery". Read More

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[Andrology and penile cancer. Recommendations during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):395-404

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Puerta de Hierro. Lyx Instituto de Urología. Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. Madrid. España.

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic which has affected Spain since the beginning of 2020 compels us to determine recomendations for the practice of Andrology in present times.

Materials And Methods: A web search is carried out in English and Spanish and a joint proposal is defined by experts in Andrology from different regions of Spain.

Results: Most diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in Andrology can be safey postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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[Benign prostatic hyperplasia management during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):405-412

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Instituto de Investigación i+12 (imas12). Madrid. España.

Objectives: The pandemic caused by the new SARS / Cov-2 Coronavirus represents an unprecedented scenario in modern medicine that affects many aspects of daily healthcare. Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) has a high prevalence and is related to high consumption of health resources. For this reason, we performed a revision of the management of LUTS and HBP during and after COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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[De-escalation: Testicular cancer.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):390-394

Department of Urology. Istanbul Medipol University. Estambul. Turquía. Amsterdam UMC. University of Amsterdam. Amsterdam. Holanda.

Objectives: To provide a priority algorithm for determinate diagnostic, therapeutic and follow-up procedures regarding at testicular cancer, adjusted by institutional requirements. Testicular cancer patient assessment during COVID-19 Pandemia.

Material And Methods: Review of relevant manuscript published up to date, draft creation correctedt hough modified nominal group until final corrected manuscript. Read More

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[Current status for urpper tract transitional cell carcinoma during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):384-389

Hospital Universitario Clínico San Carlos. Madrid. España.

Introduction: First cases of COVID-19 were reported in China on December 2019 and rapidly spread globally. The explosive increase in number of cases requiring hospitalization has led to a delay in a big number of surgical interventions, including oncologic surgeries. Collateral effects of this increase means a challenge for urologists, who have been forced to redistribute their resources. Read More

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[Recommendations on bladder cancer Management during COVID-19 pandemia: lessons learned and future plans.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):374-383

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón. Alcorcón. Madrid. España.

Objectives: The guidelines and recommendation sof good clinical practice have been disrupted by new and urgent policies, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. Urothelial carcinoma has a significant prevalence in Spain, whose population has been greatly affected by COVID-19, directly by the disease and indirectly by the confinement. The objective of this work is to offer recommendations on protocols and guidelines adjusted to different phases of the pandemic. Read More

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[Prostate cancer and COVID-19 pandemia: Current recommendations.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):367-373

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario de Jerez de la Frontera. Jerez. España.

Objective: The objective of this publicationis to provide recommendations in the management of prostate cancer (PC) in a new reality framework based on the presence of COVID-19 disease.

Material And Methods: The document is based on the scarce evidence on SARS/Cov-2 and the experience of the authors in handling COVID-19 in their institutions, including specialists from Andalusia, Cantabria, Catalonia, Madrid and the Valencian Community.

Results: The authors defined different priorities for the different clinical situations in PC. Read More

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Renal cell carcinoma and COVID-19 pandemia: Management strategies adapted to current practice.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):360-366

Sección de Cirugía Oncológica Renal y Trasplante. Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal. Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria (IRYCIS). Universidad de Alcalá. Madrid. España.

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus has caused an important health impact that has affected renal cell carcinoma management, among other urology areas. The high cancellation rate of surgeries, including those related to renal cancer, will cause an inevitable healthcare overload and probably a potential negative impact on its oncological outcomes, especially in locally advanced and metastatic renal cancer. Kidney cancer scenarios are quite different depending on their stage, distinguishing mainly between low priority of localized disease or high priority of locally advanced and metastatic under active treatment. Read More

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[Emergency surgery during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):353-359

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves. Granada. Inst Invest Biosanitaria IbsGRANADA. España.

Introduction: The crisis in the SARSCoV-2 coronavirus causing COVID-19 is putting health systems around the world to the test. In a great effort to standardize the management and treatment guidelines, the different health authorities and scientific associations have tried to issue recommendations on how to act in this new and complex scenario. OBJECTIVE: To synthesize the existing evidence and recommendations about urological emergency surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Read More

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[Implementation of Remote Clinics in urology practice during the COVID-19 era: What have we learned?]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):345-352

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Madrid. España.

The COVID-19 pandemic has requiredd rastic measures for an attempt in controlling its spread. Health resources and facilities are being destined for the treatment of critically ill infected patients. During the past weeks, we, as urologists have faced increasingly difficult changes in practice, as out patient activity and elective surgeries must be postponed in order to save resources and limit the mobilization of patients and faculty. Read More

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[Current situation in Urology practice in Spain during the COVID-19 pandemic.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):336-344

Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal. Madrid. España.

Introduction: On 11th March 2020the WHO declared COVID19 a global pandemic, a challenge previously unseen for sanitary systems, including the activity in Urology departments.

Material And Methods: Web and PubMed searchusing the keywords "SARS-CoV-2", "COVID19", "COVID Urology", "COVID surgery", "consensus methods","nominal group", "Delphi method". A narrative revision of the literature until the 20th May 2020, including articles and documents in English and Spanish. Read More

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[Healthcare management during COVID-19 pandemia.]

Authors:
Raquel Barba

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):330-335

Hospital Universitario Rey Juan Carlos. Móstoles. Madrid. España.

Objectives: To describe the organization of a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, paying attention to both organizational and leadership aspects, and considering all hospital areas, including the operating room.MATERIAL AND METHODS: Review of the literatureregarding the organizational councils for hospital management within the pandemic. In addition, the recommendations of societies, institutions such as the WHO, the CDC, the ECDC, the National Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Health of Madrid and the center's own experience have been taken into account. Read More

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[De-escalation urology measures. COVID-19 pandemia stepwise recommendations.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Jun;73(5):325-327

Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal. Madrid. España.

El nuevo coronavirus tipo 2 (SARS-CoV-2)del síndrome respiratorio agudo grave y la enfermedadque produce, enfermedad por coronavirus2019 (COVID-19) fueron descritos por primera vezen la ciudad China de Wuhan en Diciembre de2019 (1). En Marzo de 2020, la dispersión mundialde este nuevo patógeno, condujo a la declaraciónde pandemia por parte de la Organización Mundialde la Salud (OMS) (2). Read More

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Upper urinary tract injury by blunt trauma, about a case.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):322-323

Servicio de Radiodiagnóstico. Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa. Zaragoza. España.

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Giant prostatic carcinoma with signet ring cells.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):320-321

Servicio de Urología. Complejo Asistencial de Ávila. España.

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[Fungal aneurysm with ileal conduit fistula to external iliac artery: Complication following laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):316-319

Hospital Universitario de Cruces. Barakaldo. Vizcaya. España.

Objective: Despite the high frequency of complications after a radical cystoprostatectomy, the presence of a fistula that communicates the external iliac artery and the ureteroileostomy has not been described in the medical literature. We present the diagnosis and medical management of a massive hemorrhage through the Bricker´s ostomy due to an external iliac artery´s mycotic aneurysm  fistulized to the ureteroileostomy.

Method: A 78 years old patient under went laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy with Bricker-type urinary diversion due to muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Read More

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Outcomes of different minimally invasive techniques in lower calyceal stones of 1 to 2 centimeters: A prospective, randomized study.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):307-315

Urology Department. Martyr Prof Dr Ilhan Varank Sancaktepe Training and Research Hospital. Istanbul. Turkey.

Objective: To compare efficiency, safety and full cost of lower retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) types for the treatment of lower calyceal stones between 1 and 2 cm in size.

Methods: This was a prospective, randomized study. In all, 175 patients were randomly divided into five groups of 35 patients each: Group A was managed by RIRS, Group B by micro PNL, Group C by ultra-mini PNL, Group D by mini PNL, and Group E by standard PNL. Read More

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The challenge of pseudomonas aeruginosa related infections in a Urology Ward: Epidemiology, risk factors and patterns of antibiotic resistance.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):299-306

Department of Urology. Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre. Instituto de Investigación i+12 (imas12). Madrid. Spain.

Objectives: Urological patients usually come up with risk factors for developing infections. Some of these are caused by multidrug-resistant microorganisms like Pseudomonas aeruginosa, whose notable resistance rates to antibiotics and aggressiveness make its treatment a challenge in clinical practice. Our objective was to analyze Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections incidence, risk factors and features in patients admitted to a Urology Ward in a tertiary care university hospital in Spain. Read More

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[Can the results of the minimally invasive partial nephrectomies be predicted using the R.E.N.A.L. Score in a center of Argentina?]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 05;73(4):293-297

Servicio de Urología. Sanatorio Allende. Córdoba. Argentina.

Introduction: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in stage T1a has partial nephrectomy (PN) as asurgical indication. The RENAL Score (RS) is useful for the prediction of post-surgical complications (PC) and recurrence.

Objective: To evaluate patients who have undergone a PN and to identify if there is an association between the RS and the achievement of the MIC. Read More

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Physical exam in the evaluation of bladder pain syndrome (BPS): A key component for differential diagnosis.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):281-292

Departamento de Urología. Hospital Universitario La Fe. Valencia. España.

Objectives: To describe in more detail the usual clinical practice regarding physical examination (PE) in Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) and to evaluate if the performance of PE relates to changes in severity of symptoms and in Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL).

Material And Methods: Epidemiological, observational, national and multicentric study that included 319 patients with BPS (79 of new diagnosis and 240 in follow-up). Demographic and clinical data were collected. Read More

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[Report on management of severe renal trauma.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):274-280

Departamento de Cirugía. Sección de Urología Universidad del Valle. Cali. Colombia. Profesor Escuela de Medicina. Universidad del Valle. Cali. Colombia.

Objective: To characterize the clinical condition, the type of therapeutic approach and outcome of patients with severe renal trauma (AAST: 4 and 5) treated in a tertiary hospital. Cali, Colombia.

Methods: A descriptive observational study was conducted with patients older than 15 years treated between January 1, 2015 and January 1, 2019, with a diagnosis of renal trauma and renal vessel trauma. Read More

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[Laparoscopic adenomectomy versus open adenomectomy: A comparative study.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):268-273

Hospital Italiano de San Justo. San Justo. Buenos Aires. Argentina.

Introduction: The improvements in laparoscopic urological surgery have made laparoscopic adenomectomy (LA) possible in voluminous prostatic adenomas.

Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the results of the LA and compared them with results of the open adenomectomy (OA).

Material And Methods: A comparative study of 41 patients undergoing LA [23 LA with Millin technique (LA-MT) and 21 with transvesical technique (LA-TV)] was conducted with 44 patients undergoing OL in prostate adenomas > 100 grams. Read More

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[Relevance of clinical and serum parameters on severe urinary sepsis after renal obstruction.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):257-267

Investigador principal de la Unidad de Investigación Médica en Infección e Inmunidad (IMI) del Servicio de Microbiología en el Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid - I - ESCYL. Group For Biomedical Research in Sepsis (BioSepsis) Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid. Centro de Investigación Biomedica En Red - Enfermedades Respiratorias (CibeRes, CB06/06/0028) National Health System. SACYL/IECSCYL. España.

Introduction: Urosepsis is an underdiagnosed entity with high morbidity and mortality and significant associated costs. The delay in diagnosis leads to an increased risk of multiorgan failure and death. Although its prognosis is better than that of other sepsis, the mortality rate is 20 - 40%. Read More

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[Pyeloplasty and vascular crossing detection: Surgical approach influence on pieloureteral junction stricture.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 May;73(4):251-256

Sección de Urología Infantil. Servicio de Cirugía Pediátrica. Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre. Madrid. España.

Objective: Polar vessels are related with pyelo-ureteral stenosis (PUE) in 5-10% of the patients. In the 24% of these cases an intrinsic cause of stenosis can also be found. An increased incidence of polar vessels is found in laparoscopic surgery, compare to open procedures. Read More

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[Profesor GIL-VERNET: Un orgullo para la Urología Española].

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Apr;73(3):159-163

Hospital Clinic Barcelona.

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Fibroepithelial polyp of the anterior urethra.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Apr;73(3):249-250

Servicio de Urología. Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete. España.

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Ureteral entrapment by uterine sarcoma.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Apr;73(3):248

Servicio de Urología. Hospital Reina Sofía de Tudela.Navarra. España.

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[Video game cable in urethral meatus with ball retained in bladder. First case in the world.]

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Apr;73(3):242-247

Servicio de Urología. Hospital de Dénia. Dénia. Alicante. España.

Introduction And Objectives: Urethral-vesical and bladder foreign bodies by electric cables are the most uncommon. The objectives of this article are to present the first worldwide case of urethro-vesical foreign body by the cable of a video game and to review the 5 Spanish publications.

Clinical Case: 14-year-old male attending the emergency department for urethral cable retention, urethralgia, hypogastric pain and malodorous urine incontinence. Read More

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Gasless robotic perineal radical prostatectomy: Experience of the first 12 cases.

Arch Esp Urol 2020 Apr;73(3):236-241

Department of Urology. University of Health Sciences. Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital. Istanbul. Turkey.

Objective: To present our results of first 12 patients on whom we performed gasless robotic perineal radical prostatectomy (r-PRP).

Methods: We performed gasless r-PRP on 12 patients between August 2018 and October 2018. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging was performed forall patients to exclude local advanced disease. Read More

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