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Persistent asymptomatic isolated microscopic hematuria in adolescents is not associated with an increased risk for early onset urinary tract cancer
To elucidate the association between adolescent microscopic hematuria and early onset urothelial carcinoma and renal cell carcinoma.
A 58-year-old patient who came to the Emergency Department due to intermittently edema in the lower limbs without fever, weight loss or hypertension. As only noteworthy personal history, she has presented recurrent urinary tract infections. On physical examination, the abdomen was soft, depressible and not painful, with hepatomegaly. Complementary tests showed only leukocytosis and elevated CRP.
Robot-assisted Resection of a wide-extending Abdominoperineal Angiomyofibroblastoma in a Male Patient
A 61-year-old man was referred for dysuria and management of a 6-months history of perineal swelling. Patient has nor remarkable past medical history nor previous abdominal surgery. At physical examination, a bulging mass on the left half of the perineum was noted. Ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a 20 × 10 cm mass in the abdomen (Fig. 1), pelvis, between the bladder and the rectum, developing toward the perineum, compressing muscles, prostate and the urethra. A cystoscopy and colonoscopy were performed to rule out genitourinary and gastrointestinal malignancy, confirming an extrinsic compression.
The utilization of video telemedicine has dramatically increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, significant social and technological barriers have led to disparities in access. We aimed to identify factors associated with patient inability to successfully initiate a video visit across a high-volume urologic practice.
To evaluate the indications for surgery and outcome of meatotomy and meatoplasty in a big cohort of children.