Vol. 87; n. 1, March 2015

cop"Archivio Italiano di Urologia e Andrologia" (Archives of Italian Urology and Andrology - AIUA) is the oldest  journal of the Italian urological community.

AIUA is the official journal of SIA, SIEUN, SIUrO and UrOP.

AIUA  publishes peer-reviewed articles dealing with urological and andrological sciences.

This journal welcomes original articles, reviews, editorials, case reports.

Further information is available at the web site:



Venous leakage treatment revisited: Pelvic venoablation using aethoxysclerol under air block technique and Valsalva maneuver
Ralf Herwig, Salvatore Sansalone

Tubular ectasia of the rete testis (TERT). Differential diagnosis of cystic testicular disorders
Alois Mahlknecht, Peter Mahlknecht, Mohamad Fallaha, Anton Wieser

Sexual dysfunctions after transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP): Evidence from a retrospective study on 264 patients
Carlo Pavone, Daniela Abbadessa, Giovanna Scaduto, Giovanni Caruana, Cristina Scalici Gesolfo, Dario Fontana, Luigi Vaccarella

Light-emitting diode exposure enhances sperm motility in men with and without asthenospermia: Preliminary results
Nader Salama, Mohamed El-Sawy

Smoking, diabetes, blood hypertension: Possible etiologic role for Peyronie’s disease? Analysis in 279 patients with a control group in Sicily
Carlo Pavone, Francesco D’Amato, Nino Dispensa, Federico Torretta, Carlo Magno

Effectiveness on urinary symptoms and erectile function of Prostamev Plus® vs only extract Serenoa repens
Raffaele Marzano, Nicola Dinelli, Valeria Ales, Maria Antonella Bertozzi

A conservative approach to perineal Fournier's gangrene
Giulio Milanese, Luigi Quaresima, Marco Dellabella, Alessandro Scalise, Giovanni Maria Di Benedetto, Giovanni Muzzonigro, Daniele Minardi

Is it possible to predict the need of inguinal lymphadenectomy in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis? A clinical and a pathological study
Daniele Minardi, Guendalina Lucarini, Oriana Simonetti, Roberto Di Primio, Rodolfo Montironi, Giovanni Muzzonigro


The effect of inclined position on stone free rates in patients with lower caliceal stones during SWL session
Basri Cakiroglu, Orhun Sinanoglu, Tuncay Tas, Ismet Aydin Hazar, Mustafa Bahadir Can Balci

Comparing robotic, laparoscopic and open cystectomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Thomas Fonseka, Kamran Ahmed, Saied Froghi, Shahid A Khan, Prokar Dasgupta, Mohammad Shamim Khan

Evaluation of laparoscopic vs robotic partial nephrectomy using the margin, ischemia and complications score system: A retrospective single center analysis
Stefano Ricciardulli, Qiang Ding, Xu Zhang, Hongzhao Li, Yuzhe Tang, Guoqiang Yang, Xiyou Wang, Xin Ma, Alberto Breda, Antonio Celia

Change of practice patterns in urology with the introduction of the Da Vinci surgical system: The Greek NHS experience in debt crisis era
Dimitros Deligiannis, Ioannis Anastasiou, Vasileios Mygdalis, Evangelos Fragkiadis. Konstantinos Stravodimos

Effect of immobilization on urine calcium excretion in orthopedic patients with pelvic fracture treated by skin traction
Ali Derakhshan, Nima Derakhshan, Hamid Namazi, Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Use of cinacalcet in nephrolithiasis associated with normocalcemic or hypercalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism: Results of a prospective randomized pilot study
Simone Brardi, Gabriele Cevenini, Tiziano Verdacchi, Giuseppe Romano, Roberto Ponchietti

Is routine ureteral stenting really necessary after retrograde intrarenal surgery?
Ekrem Ozyuvali, Berkan Resorlu, Ural Oguz, Yildiray Yildiz, Tolga Sahin, Cagri Senocak, Omer Faruk Bozkurt, Erman Damar, Murat Yildirim, Ali Unsal

Relevance of prostate cancer in patients with synchronous invasive bladder urothelial carcinoma: A monocentric retrospective analysis
Lucio Dell’Atti

Effect of microorganisms on etiology of hematospermia
Musa Saracoglu, Hakan Ozturk, Arzu Duran, Sabri Atalay


Urolithiasis is associated with low serum testosterone levels in men
Alper Otunctemur, Emin Ozbek, Suleyman Sami Cakir, Murat Dursun, Emre Can Polat, Levent Ozcan, Huseyin Besiroglu


Unusual case of locally advanced and metastatic paratesticular liposarcoma: A case report and review of the literature
Stefano Chiodini, Lorenzo G. Luciani, Tommaso Cai, Alberto Molinari, Luca Morelli, Chiara Cantaloni, Mattia Barbareschi, Gianni Malossini

An unusual case of intrarenal coiled and ruptured guidewire
Francesca Manassero, Simona Ortori, Cristina Gabellieri, Michela Gabelloni, Cesare Selli

Ischemia of the glans penis following circumcision: Case report and revision of the literature
Pietro Pepe, Francesco Pietropaolo, Giuseppe Candiano, Michele Pennisi

Complete intraperitoneal displacement of a double J stent: A first case
Filippo Maria Turri, Francesca Manassero, Andrea Mogorovich, Maurizio De Maria, Andrea Falleni, Cesare Selli

A very rare case of adult-type granulosa cell tumor
Roberto Giulianelli, Gabriella Mirabile, Giorgio Vincenti, Francesco Pellegrino, Giuseppe Soda