Alberto A Antunes

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc miR-21 may acts as an oncomir by targeting RECK, a matrix metalloproteinase regulator, in prostate cancer
    Sabrina Thalita Reis
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation LIM55, Urology Department, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Urol 12:14. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Prostate biopsy in patients with long-term use of indwelling bladder catheter: what is the rationale?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Urol Oncol 30:620-3. 2012
  3. doi request reprint GREB1 tissue expression is associated with organ-confined prostate cancer
    Alberto A Antunes
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation, LIM 55, Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Urol Oncol 30:16-20. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Transurethral resection of the prostate for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia: how much should be resected?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 35:683-9; discussion 689-91. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The role of prostate specific membrane antigen and pepsinogen C tissue expression as an adjunctive method to prostate cancer diagnosis
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, Laboratory of Medicine Investigation, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Urol 181:594-600. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Preoperative determination of prostate cancer tumor volume: analysis through biopsy fragments
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 33:477-83; discussion 484-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of squamous differentiation in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Hospital Sìrio Libanes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 33:339-45; discussion 346. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Perineural invasion by transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder in patients submitted to radical cystectomy: what is the prognostic value?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 33:161-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the risk factors for incidental carcinoma of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Alberto Azoubel Antunes
    Division of Urology, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 61:545-50. 2006
  10. doi request reprint The effect of the number of biopsy cores on the concordance between prostate biopsy and prostatectomy Gleason score: a prostate volume-controlled study
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of SaoPaulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:989-92. 2008

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  1. pmc miR-21 may acts as an oncomir by targeting RECK, a matrix metalloproteinase regulator, in prostate cancer
    Sabrina Thalita Reis
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation LIM55, Urology Department, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Urol 12:14. 2012
    ..Our aim is to investigate the levels of expression of RECK and miR-21 in PCa comparing with classical prognostic factors and disease outcome and also test if RECK is a target of miR-21 in in vitro study using PCa cell line...
  2. doi request reprint Prostate biopsy in patients with long-term use of indwelling bladder catheter: what is the rationale?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Urol Oncol 30:620-3. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study is to analyze the incidence of CaP in patients with long-term use of indwelling bladder catheter and determine some practice patterns on this issue...
  3. doi request reprint GREB1 tissue expression is associated with organ-confined prostate cancer
    Alberto A Antunes
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation, LIM 55, Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Urol Oncol 30:16-20. 2012
    ..Patients with the same clinicopathologic conditions may present varying clinical findings and rates of progression. We determined the role of new genes as potential molecular markers for prostate cancer prognosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transurethral resection of the prostate for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia: how much should be resected?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 35:683-9; discussion 689-91. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of the percent of resected tissue on the improvement of urinary symptoms...
  5. doi request reprint The role of prostate specific membrane antigen and pepsinogen C tissue expression as an adjunctive method to prostate cancer diagnosis
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, Laboratory of Medicine Investigation, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Urol 181:594-600. 2009
    ..We analyzed the diagnostic value of 6 genes in the tissue of patients with prostate cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preoperative determination of prostate cancer tumor volume: analysis through biopsy fragments
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 33:477-83; discussion 484-5. 2007
    ..We have assessed variables obtained in prostatic biopsy aiming at determining which is the best method to predict the TV in radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens...
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of squamous differentiation in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil and Hospital Sìrio Libanes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 33:339-45; discussion 346. 2007
    ..We aim at determining the prognostic value of squamous differentiation in patients with transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the bladder that were treated with radical cystectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perineural invasion by transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder in patients submitted to radical cystectomy: what is the prognostic value?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 33:161-6. 2007
    ..Determine the prognostic value of perineural invasion (PNI) in patients with transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the risk factors for incidental carcinoma of the prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Alberto Azoubel Antunes
    Division of Urology, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 61:545-50. 2006
    ..To determine the occurrence of incidental carcinoma of the prostate, its characteristics, and the risk factors for this diagnosis in a group of patients surgically treated for benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of the number of biopsy cores on the concordance between prostate biopsy and prostatectomy Gleason score: a prostate volume-controlled study
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of SaoPaulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 132:989-92. 2008
    ..Some included 2 or more centers, used historical controls from the early prostate specific antigen era or lacked a clear definition of the biopsy schemes. Furthermore, most did not control the results for prostate volume...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microvascular invasion is an independent prognostic factor in patients with prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 32:668-75; discussion 675-7. 2006
    ..We determined the relation of MVI with other pathologic features and whether this finding can be used as an independent prognostic factor in patients with PCa...
  12. ncbi request reprint Microvascular tumor invasion, tumor size and Fuhrman grade: a pathological triad for prognostic evaluation of renal cell carcinoma
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Urol 178:425-8; discussion 428. 2007
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of clinicopathological variables to establish a risk stratification model to predict recurrence and survival rates...
  13. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of pathological data for the prediction of insignificant prostate cancer
    Betina Katz
    Laboratory of Medical Research, Department of Urology, University of São Paulo Medical School and Laboratory of Surgical and Molecular Pathology Sirio Libanes Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 38:760-8. 2012
    ..Pathologists include the possibility of an IPC in their reports based on the Gleason score and tumor volume. This study determined the accuracy of pathological data in the identification of IPC in radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new nomogram to predict pathologic outcome following radical prostatectomy
    Alexandre Crippa
    Division of Urology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 32:155-64. 2006
    ..To develop a preoperative nomogram to predict pathologic outcome in patients submitted to radical prostatectomy for clinical localized prostate cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Age impact in clinicopathologic presentation and the clinical evolution of prostate cancer in patients submitted to radical prostatectomy
    Alberto A Antunes
    Department of Urology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 32:48-55. 2006
    ..To assess the influence of age in pathological findings and clinical evolution of prostate cancer in patients treated with radical prostatectomy...
  16. doi request reprint Perineural invasion detection in prostate biopsy is related to recurrence-free survival in patients submitted to radical prostatectomy
    Betina Katz
    Laboratory of Surgical and Molecular Pathology, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Urol Oncol 31:175-9. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint The percentage of positive biopsy cores as a predictor of disease recurrence in patients with prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BJU Int 96:1258-63. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Upgrading the Gleason score in extended prostate biopsy: implications for treatment choice
    Katia Ramos Moreira Leite
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation LIM 55, Urology Department, Medical School, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:353-6. 2009
    ..To determine the incidence of overestimation of Gleason score (GS) in extended prostate biopsy, and consequently circumventing unnecessary aggressive treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Microvascular tumour invasion in renal cell carcinoma: the most important prognostic factor
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BJU Int 100:552-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the role of microvascular invasion (MVI) in the primary lesion for predicting tumour behaviour in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC), as reliable clinical prognostic factors would be very valuable...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the percentage of positive fragments in biopsies from patients with localized prostate cancer
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 31:34-41. 2005
    ..To assess the prognostic value of the percentage of positive fragments (PPF) in biopsies from patients with localized prostate cancer (PCa) undergoing radical prostatectomy...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of immunohistochemistry for diagnosis of prostate cancer
    Katia R M Leite
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation, Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 36:583-90. 2010
    ..There has been no reported study that has reviewed characteristics of radical prostatectomies (RPs) when immunohistochemistry (IHC) was necessary for definitive diagnosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of the histological subtype of renal cell carcinoma
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, USP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 34:3-8. 2008
    ..We analyzed the prognostic significance of the histological subtype in renal cell carcinoma...
  23. ncbi request reprint Analysis of prognostic factors in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy
    Alberto A Antunes
    Department of Urology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 32:35-42. 2006
    ....
  24. doi request reprint The role of BPH, lower urinary tract symptoms, and PSA levels on erectile function of Brazilian men who undergo prostate cancer screening
    Alberto A Antunes
    University of Sao Paulo Medical School Urology, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Sex Med 5:1702-7. 2008
    ..Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are common problems in middle-aged and older men. Recently, epidemiologic studies have shown significant associations between severity of LUTS and male sexual dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prostate biopsy: is age important for determining the pathological features in prostate cancer?
    Alberto A Antunes
    Laboratory of Surgical and Molecular Pathology, Syrian Lebanese Hospital, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 31:331-7. 2005
    ..The influence of age on the aggressiveness of prostate cancer (PCa) is controversial. This study aims to assess the influence of age in determining the pathological features of biopsies from patients diagnosed with PCa...
  26. ncbi request reprint Survival of patients with prostate cancer and normal PSA levels treated by radical prostatectomy
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Department of Urology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 31:222-7. 2005
    ..In this study, we report on the perspectives for curing prostate cancer in males undergoing radical prostatectomy with Gleason score of 2-6 on prostate biopsy in relation to pre-operative PSA levels...
  27. doi request reprint Change in expression of miR-let7c, miR-100, and miR-218 from high grade localized prostate cancer to metastasis
    Katia R M Leite
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation, LIM55, Urology Department, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Urol Oncol 29:265-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to find miRNAs involved in prostate cancer progression comparing the profile of miRNA expressed by localized high grade carcinoma and bone metastasis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Significant heterogeneity in terms of diagnosis and treatment of renal cell carcinoma at a private and public hospital in Brazil
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    University of Sao Paulo, Medical School, Urology Division, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 37:584-90. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the diagnosis and treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) according to hospital type, public versus private, in our country...
  29. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status is an independent predictor of biochemical recurrence among patients with prostate cancer who undergo radical prostatectomy
    Victor Srougi
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 37:507-13. 2011
    ..We analyzed PCa characteristics and behavior among low income uninsured men, and compare them to high income patients with health insurance in a developing country...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinicopathological parameters in patients treated for renal cell carcinoma
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Urol 177:1687-91. 2007
    ..We determined the impact of clinical and pathological factors in the outcome of patients with renal cell carcinoma treated surgically...
  31. pmc Analysis of the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Claudio B Murta
    Department of Urology, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 63:223-8. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint The histology of prostate tissue following prostatic artery embolization for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    George Camara-Lopes
    Department of Pathology, Department of Radiology and Department of Urology, Laboratory of Medical Research, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 39:222-7. 2013
    ..Knowledge of the histological characteristics of prostate tissue following the procedure is still limited. In this study, we describe the microscopic aspects of the prostate following PAE for BPH...
  33. ncbi request reprint An improved technique for controlling bleeding during simple retropubic prostatectomy: a randomized controlled study
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BJU Int 98:384-7. 2006
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Quality of life and clinical symptom improvement support prostatic artery embolization for patients with acute urinary retention caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francisco C Carnevale
    Department of Radiology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Rua Teodoro Sampaio, 352 17, Sao Paulo 05406 000, Brazil
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:535-42. 2013
    ..To show that prostatic artery embolization (PAE) improves quality of life (QoL) and lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with acute urinary retention caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical, laboratorial, and urodynamic findings of prostatic artery embolization for the treatment of urinary retention related to benign prostatic hyperplasia. A prospective single-center pilot study
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Av Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255, Sao Paulo, SP, 05403 001, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:978-86. 2013
    ..This study was designed to describe the clinical, laboratorial, and urodynamic findings of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) in patients with urinary retention due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  36. ncbi request reprint The role of extended prostate biopsy on prostate cancer detection rate: a study performed on the bench
    Luciano Nesrallah
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, USP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 34:563-70; discussion 570-1. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to compare the advantage of performing prostate biopsy with a greater number of cores using the classic sextant procedure, with the aim of reducing false negative results...
  37. ncbi request reprint Analysis of risk factors of involvement of seminal vesicles in patients with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, Syrian Lebanese Hospital, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 30:472-8. 2004
    ..To determine through preoperative serum PSA level, Gleason score on biopsy and percentage of fragments affected by tumor on biopsy, the probability of involvement of the seminal vesicles...
  38. pmc Standard surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia is safe for patients over 75 years: analysis of 100 cases from a high-volume urologic center
    Rafael Marmiroli
    Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Division of Urology, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 67:1415-8. 2012
    ..In this study, we aimed to determine the complications of standard surgical treatments among patients over 75 years in a high-volume urologic center...
  39. doi request reprint PGC and PSMA in prostate cancer diagnosis: tissue analysis from biopsy samples
    Alberto A Antunes
    Laboratory of Medicine Investigation, Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 39:649-56. 2013
    ..In this study, we analyzed the diagnostic value of the expression of the pepsinogen C (PGC) and prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) genes in tissue samples obtained from prostate biopsies...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of radical cystectomy with preservation of prostatic capsule
    Marcos F Dall'oglio
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, and Instituto do Cancer do Estado de São Paulo, Rua Barata Ribeiro, no 398, 5 andar, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:951-7. 2010
    ..We report our results of orthotopic ileal neobladder after radical cystectomy with prostatic adenomectomy with regard to urinary continence, sexual outcome and disease control...
  41. ncbi request reprint Management of panurothelial disease in superficial bladder cancer
    Miguel Srougi
    Department of Surgery, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:284-8. 2006
    ..At the last recurrence, she presented with several papillary lesions throughout the bladder, discovered on control cystoscopy. Transurethral resection revealed a papillary grade 3 transitional-cell carcinoma of the bladder...
  42. pmc Prima-1 induces apoptosis in bladder cancer cell lines by activating p53
    Camila B Piantino
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation, Urology Department LIM55, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:297-303. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate the ability of Prima-1 to induce apoptosis after DNA damage in bladder cancer cell lines...
  43. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:155-60. 2007
    ..A critical analysis of the outcomes of patients who were studied in clinical series that used this toxin to treat lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia is also presented...
  44. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence following surgery for BPH: the role of aging on the incidence of bladder dysfunction
    Homero Bruschini
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 37:380-6; discussion 387. 2011
    ..We described the causes of incontinence in a large group of men that developed this unusual complication and analyzed the influence of age on the prevalence of bladder dysfunction...
  45. doi request reprint Interactions between lower urinary tract symptoms and cardiovascular risk factors determine distinct patterns of erectile dysfunction: a latent class analysis
    Joao A B A Barbosa
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Urol 190:2177-82. 2013
    ..An epidemiological association between lower urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction is well established. However, interactions among multiple risk factors and the role of each in pathological mechanisms are not fully elucidated..
  46. ncbi request reprint Patient's reactions to digital rectal examination of the prostate
    Andre B Furlan
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo, USP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 34:572-5; discussion 576. 2008
    ..For this reason, we designed the present study in order to better understand men's reactions about this method of screening. The aim was to identify possible drawbacks that could be overcome to increase DRE...
  47. doi request reprint Cdx2, cytokeratin 20, thyroid transcription factor 1, and prostate-specific antigen expression in unusual subtypes of prostate cancer
    Katia Ramos Moreira Leite
    Laboratory of Surgical and Molecular Pathology, Hospital Sirio Libanes, São Paulo 01308 050, Brazil
    Ann Diagn Pathol 12:260-6. 2008
    ..Pathologist should be alert when evaluating immunohistochemical profiles of unusual histologic findings of prostate cancer, mostly in distant sites...
  48. pmc Prostatic artery embolization as a primary treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia: preliminary results in two patients
    Francisco Cesar Carnevale
    Interventional Radiology Unit, Radiology Institute, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Av Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255, Sao Paulo, SP 05403 001, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:355-61. 2010
    ..5 and 27.8%, respectively, for the patient submitted to unilateral PAE. The early results, at 6-month follow-up, for the two patients with BPH show a promising potential alternative for treatment with PAE...
  49. doi request reprint Association between integrin expression and prognosis in localized prostate cancer
    Jose Pontes-Junior
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation LIM55, Urology Department, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Prostate 70:1189-95. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study the expression profile of integrins in surgical specimens of prostate cancer and associate their expression patterns with patient outcomes...
  50. ncbi request reprint The York-Mason technique for recto-urethral fistulas
    Alexandre Crippa
    Department of Surgery, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 62:699-704. 2007
    ..There is no consensus in the literature regarding the treatment of these fistulas. We present here our experiences treating recto-urethral fistulas...
  51. ncbi request reprint Tumor banks: the cornerstone of basic research in urology
    Sabrina T Reis
    Laboratory of Medical Investigation, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 36:348-54. 2010
    ..The objective of this review was to describe a simple, reliable and reproducible protocol for obtaining and storing samples of urological tumors...
  52. ncbi request reprint Organ-sparing treatment for penile cancer
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:596-604. 2007
    ..The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the current concepts of these organ-preserving procedures for penile cancer, and describe some of their indications, results and associated complications...
  53. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the bladder
    Alberto A Antunes
    Division of Urology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 30:499-501. 2004
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Deep-seated sarcomas of the penis
    Alberto A Antunes
    Portuguese Beneficence Hospital of Sao Paulo and Syrian Lebanese Hospital, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 31:245-50. 2005
    ..The authors report 3 cases of deep-seated primary sarcomas of the penis and review the literature on this rare and aggressive neoplasia...
  55. ncbi request reprint Penile prosthesis implantation in an academic institution in Latin America
    Mario Paranhos
    News Technologies in Sexual Medicine, Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 36:591-601. 2010
    ..We performed a retrospective study to analyze the effectiveness of implantable penile prostheses in the treatment of erectile dysfunction...
  56. doi request reprint Prostatic artery embolization for enlarged prostates due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. How I do it
    Francisco C Carnevale
    Interventional Radiology Unit, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Av Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255, Sao Paulo, SP, 05403 001, Brazil
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:1452-63. 2013
    ..A multidisciplinary approach with urologists and interventional radiologists is essential to achieve better results. ..
  57. ncbi request reprint Primary lymphoma of the prostate: a rare cause of urinary obstruction
    Alberto A Antunes
    Discipline of Urology, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 30:410-2. 2004
    ..We discuss the clinical manifestations of this disease, emphasizing that systemic chemotherapy represents the initial and preferential therapeutic method...
  58. ncbi request reprint Inguinal hernia repair with polypropylene mesh during radical retropubic prostatectomy: an easy and practical approach
    Alberto Azoubel Antunes
    Division of Urology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BJU Int 96:330-3. 2005
    ..To report the results of the simultaneous inguinal hernia repair during radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) with the preperitoneal tension-free Stoppa technique, using a polypropylene mesh...
  59. ncbi request reprint Pure sarcomatous recurrence of clear cell renal carcinoma following radical nephrectomy and dendritic cell vaccination
    Alberto Azoubel Antunes
    Division of Urology, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, and Hospital Sírio Libanês, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 124:161-2. 2006
    ..Sarcomatous differentiation, which represents transformation to high-grade malignancy, can occur in all histological types of renal malignancy...