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Sami Arap

Sami Arap, Brazilian urologist (14 July 1934 – São Paulo 15 March 2018)

From Turkish descent

Correlated dermatomyositis in childhood to ureteral necrosis

With M. Borrelli, M.J. Prado, P. Cordeiro & E.R. Wroclawski. Ureteral necrosis in dermatomyositis. J. Urol (1998)

With E. David Neto, D.S. Ribeiro, L.E. Ianhez, S. Palomino, L.B. Saldanha & E. Sabbaga. Acute interstitial nephritis of plasma cells: a new cause of renal allograft loss. Transpl. Proceed. 25(1)Pt2:897-9, 1993

Described the first case of complete triplication of the ureter associated with an ectopic ureterocele

With R.N. Lopes, A.I. Mitre & G.M. Góes. Complete triplication of the ureter associated with an ectopic ureterocele. J. Urol (1982)


With M. Modolin, A.I. Mitre, J.C. da Silva, W. Cintra, A.P. Quagliano & M.C. Ferreira. Surgical treatment of lymphedema of the penis and scrotum. Clinics 61(4):289-94, 2006

With O.R. E. Hayek, W. Alfer, A.C.L. Pompeo, J.R. Colombo & A.M. Lucon. Cryoablation of renal angiomyolipomas: a new therapeutical option. J. Urol. 173(4):321, 2005

With P.H. Egydio & A.M. Lucon. A single relaxing incision to correct different types of penile curvature: surgical technique based on geometrical principles. Braz. J. Urol. 94(7):1147-57, 2004

With P.H. Egydio & A.M. Lucon. Treatment of Peyronie’s disease by incomplete circumferential incision of the tunica albuginea and plaque with bovine pericardium graft. Urology 59(4):570-4, 2002

With P.H. Egydio & A.M. Lucon. Nova técnica cirúrgica: correção de curvature e alongamento peniano na doença de Peyronie. Urol. Panam. 13(1):38-42, 2001

With C. Birolini, E. Mazzucchi, M. Utiyama, W.C. Nahas, A. J. Rodrigues Jr. & D. Birolini. Prosthetic repair of incisional hernia in kidney transplant patients. A technique with onlay polypropylene mesh. Hernia 5(1):31-5, 2001

With J. Hallak, F.F. Pasqualotto, C.V. Locambo & K.S. Athayde. Proposta de padronização da rotina de análise seminal. Braz. J. Urol. 27 Suppl1:51, 2001

With W.C. Nahas, E. Mazzucchi, I.M. Antonopoulos, F.T. Denes, E. David Neto & L.E. Ianhez. End stage renal disease and bladder dysfunction: algorithm for renal transplantation. Transpl. Proceed. 33:2984-5, 2000

With M. Albers, N. de Luccia, W. Nahas & E. Sabbaga. Reducing cross-clamping duration in aortoiliac reconstruction after renal transplantation – A case report. Angiology (1997)

With H. Bruschini, F.T. Denes & A.I. Mitre. New method for aseptic intermittent sel-catheterization in females. Urology 30(4):386-7, 1987

With B. Bitelman, V.R. Pozzani, D.B. Rafih, M. Polak, E.R. Wroclawski, A.M. Lucon, S. Glina & A.I. Mitre. Simplified technic for laproscopy in cases of cryptorchism. Rev. Hosp. Clin. Fac. Med. São Paulo 40(6):261-2, 1985

With A.I. Mitre & G.M. Goes. Modified meatal advancement and granulopasty repair of distal hypospadias. J. Urol. 131(6):1140-1, 1984 (Arap hypospadias repair)

With A.M. Giron & A.M. Goes. Initial results of the complete reconstruction of bladder extrophy. Urol. Clin. North Am. 7(2):477-91, 1980


Diploma of Merit, American Urological Association (2001)

Foreign Assistant, Faculté de Medecine de Paris

Medalla Francisco Díaz, Sociedad Española de Urologia (1995)


Sami Arap retractor

Arap procedure for incontinent epispadias