Vol. 87; n. 3, September 2015

arch 3"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.

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – An economic assessment of fixed combination therapy based on a literature review
Roberto Messina, Vincenzo Mirone


Improvement of seminal quality and sexual function of men with oligoasthenoteratozoospermia syndrome following supplementation with L-arginine and Pycnogenol®
Yoshitomo Kobori, Keisuke Suzuki, Toshiyuki Iwahata, Takeshi Shin, Yuko Sadaoka, Ryo Sato, Kojiro Nishio, Hiroshi Yagi, Gaku Arai, Shigehiro Soh, Hiroshi Okada, Jeffry Michael Strong, Peter Rohdewald

The relationship between serum hormone levels (follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, total testosterone) and semen parameters
Mehmet Zeynel Keskin, Salih Budak, Tugba Zeyrek, Orćun āelik, Oguz Mertoglu, Mehmet Yoldas, Yusuf Özlem !lbey

The histology and the proapoptotic control in the ipsilateral and the contralateral testes following unilateral vasectomy
Aydin Ismet Hazar, Basri Cakiroglu, Ertan Sakalli, Mustafa Bahadir Can Balci, Erkan Eyyupoglu, Tuncay Tas, Orhun Sinanoglu, Pinar Tuzlali, Nusret Can Cilesiz

PDE-5 inhibitors in monotherapy versus combination therapy in a sample of 1200 patients with erectile dysfunction
Luis Labairu-Huerta, Bárbara Padilla-Fernández, José Luis Arrondo-Arrondo, Lauro Sebastián Valverde-Martínez, Agustín Martín-Rodríguez, Juan Miguel Silva-Abuín, María BegoĖa García-Cenador, José Antonio Mirón-Canelo, María Fernanda Lorenzo-Gómez

Once-a-day Tadalafil administration improves the spermogram parameters in fertile patients
Antonio Corvasce, Giuseppe Albino, Teresa Leonetti, Agnese Filomena Buonomo, Ettore Cirillo Marucco

Sexual activity and the risk of prostate cancer: Review article
Ahmed Fouad Kotb, Ahmad Beltagy, Asmaa Mohamed Ismail, Mohamed Mohie Hashad

500 penile prostheses implanted by a surgeon in Italy in the last 30 years
Diego Pozza, Mariangela Pozza, Marco Musy, Carlotta Pozza

Androgen deprivation therapy (castration therapy) and pedophilia: What’s new
Mauro Silvani, Nicola Mondaini, Alessandro Zucchi


Stone size and quality of life: A critical evaluation after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Cahit Sahin, A. Cihangir Cetinel, Bilal Eryildirim, Murat Tuncer, Gokhan Faydaci, Kemal Sarica

A two staged treatment procedure for the difficult to treat bladder neck contractures with concomitant incontinence. In the search of a solution to a complex problem
Ioannis Adamakis, Evangelos Fragkiadis, Ioannis Katafigiotis, Giorgos Kousournas, Konstantinos Stravodimos, Constantinos A. Constantinides

Clinical significance of prostatic-urethral angulation on the treatment outcome of patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia treated with tamsulosin hydrochloride
Hassan El-Tatawy, Tarek Gameel, Mohammed Abo El-enen, Ayman Hagras, Ayman Mousa, Abdel Hamid El-Bahnasy, Ali Abdel Raheem, Khaled Abu-dewan

Urinary incontinence: Clinical observation on 30 patients undergoing treatment with F.R.E.M.S. (Frequency Rhythmic Electrical Modulation System)
Massimo Massari, Patrizia Desideri, Paolo Menchinelli, Lucia Cerrito, Luciano De Giovanni

A new ultrasound and clinical classification for management of prostatic abscess
Lucio Dell’Atti


Late-onset secondary nocturnal enuresis in adolescents associated with post-traumatic stress disorder developed after a traffic accident
Serkan Akan, Ahmet Ürkmez, Caglar Yildirim, Aytac Sahin, .zgür Haki Yüksel, Ayhan Verit

10-year survival of a patient with metastatic prostate cancer: Case report and literature review
Kristian Krpina, Dean Markicę, Dražen Rahelicę, Juraj Ahel, Nino Rubinicę, Josip Španjol

Treatment of urethral strictures with balloon dilation: A forgotten tale
Konstantinos Stamatiou, Georgios Christopoulos, Hippocrates Moschouris, Dimitrios Zavradinos, Michalis Kiltenis, Athanasios Marinis

Contralateral tumor seeding of renal cell carcinoma mimicking late metastasis of liver after laparoscopic nephrectomy: A case report with review of the literature
Özgür Haki Yüksel, Caglar Yildirim, Ahmet Ürkmez, Serkan Akan, Ayhan Verit

Distal corpus cavernosum fibrosis and erectile dysfunction secondary to non-ischaemic priapism
Evangelos Zacharakis, David J Ralph, Miles Walkden, Asif Muneer

Sex-related penile fracture with complete urethral rupture: A case report and review of the literature
Marco Garofalo, Lorenzo Bianchi, Giorgio Gentile, Marco Borghesi, Valerio Vagnoni, Hussam Dababneh, Riccardo Schiavina, Alessandro Franceschelli, Daniele Romagnoli, Fulvio Colombo, Beniamino Corcioni, Rita Golfieri, Eugenio Brunocilla