Paulo Roberto de Brito Cunha Estrada dos Três Rios, 654 Jacarepaguá, RIO, RJ CEP 22745.003 February 2009 Consisting of a single layer of cells, the endothelium was considered as a simple covering tissue. The only information we have had was that it is the only cell presenting Weibel-Palade corpuscles (sequestrating the von Willebrand protein, the […]
Dr. Graham Jackson FRCP FACC FESC Consultant Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Centre 6th Floor, East Wing, St Thomas’ Hospital Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EH February 2009 There remains considerable debate concerning the existence or not of the “metabolic syndrome” (1). The simplest approach is to regard it as an umbrella term for five key cardiovascular risk […]
Priapism Made Easy Alan W. Shindel, Maurice M. Garcia, and Tom F. Lue Department of Urology University of California, San Francisco February 2009 Diagnosis Priapism is defined as a pathological condition of penile erection that persists beyond or is unrelated to sexual stimulation. The first step in managing priapism is to determine whether […]
Nanomedicine Made Easy Alan W. Shindel MD, Maurice M. Garcia MD, Tom F. Lue MD Department of Urology,University of California, San Francisco February 2009 Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology “Nanotechnology” is the study of methods by which to manipulate the sub-microscopic environment. It is a multi-disciplinary field that involves applied physics, materials science, interface science, supramolecular chemistry […]
Who would benefit from testosterone therapy? Jacques Buvat Director of the Centre d’Etude et de Traitement de la Pathologie de l’Appareil Reproducteur et de la Psychosomatique (CETPARP), University of Lille, France February 2009 Men with low testosterone levels may present to the healthcare system in a number of different scenarios. Often their symptoms and condition […]
RALP procedure involves anatomic changes that are different from traditional retropubic radical prostatectomy.