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Pretreatment Risk Stratification for Endoscopic Kidney-sparing Surgery in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: An International Collaborative Study.

Beat Foerster, Mohammad Abufaraj, Surena F Matin, Mounsif Azizi, Mohit Gupta, Wei-Ming Li, Thomas Seisen, Timothy Clinton, Evanguelos Xylinas, M Carmen Mir, Donald Schweitzer, Andrea Mari, Shoji Kimura, Marco Bandini, Romain Mathieu, Ja H Ku, Gautier Marcq, Georgi Guruli, Markus Grabbert, Anna K Czech, Tim Muilwijk, Armin Pycha, David D'Andrea, Firas G Petros, Philippe E Spiess, Trinity Bivalacqua, Wen-Jeng Wu, Morgan Rouprêt, Laura-Maria Krabbe, Kees Hendricksen, Shin Egawa, Alberto Briganti, Marco Moschini, Vivien Graffeille, Wassim Kassouf, Riccardo Autorino, Axel Heidenreich, Piotr Chlosta, Steven Joniau, Francesco Soria, Phillip M Pierorazio, Shahrokh F Shariat,

<h4>Background</h4>Several groups have proposed features to identify low-risk patients who may benefit from endoscopic kidney-sparing surgery in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate standard risk stratification features, develop an optimal model to identify ≥pT2/N+ stage at radical nephroureterectomy (RNU), and compare it with the existing unvalidated models.<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>This ... Read more >>

Eur Urol (European urology)
[2021, :]

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SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study.

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<h4>Background</h4>Preoperative SARS-CoV-2 vaccination could support safer elective surgery. Vaccine numbers are limited so this study aimed to inform their prioritization by modelling.<h4>Methods</h4>The primary outcome was the number needed to vaccinate (NNV) to prevent one COVID-19-related death in 1 year. NNVs were based on postoperative SARS-CoV-2 rates and mortality in an ... Read more >>

Br J Surg (The British journal of surgery)
[2021, :]

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Novel Classification for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma to Better Risk-stratify Patients Eligible for Kidney-sparing Strategies: An International Collaborative Study.

Gautier Marcq, Beat Foerster, Mohammad Abufaraj, Surena F Matin, Mounsif Azizi, Mohit Gupta, Wei-Ming Li, Thomas Seisen, Timothy Clinton, Evanguelos Xylinas, M Carmen Mir, Donald Schweitzer, Andrea Mari, Shoji Kimura, Marco Bandini, Romain Mathieu, Ja H Ku, Georgi Guruli, Markus Grabbert, Anna K Czech, Tim Muilwijk, Armin Pycha, David D'Andrea, Firas G Petros, Philippe E Spiess, Trinity Bivalacqua, Wen-Jeng Wu, Morgan Rouprêt, Laura-Maria Krabbe, Kees Hendricksen, Shin Egawa, Alberto Briganti, Marco Moschini, Vivien Graffeille, Riccardo Autorino, Patricia John, Axel Heidenreich, Piotr Chlosta, Steven Joniau, Francesco Soria, Phillip M Pierorazio, Shahrokh F Shariat, Wassim Kassouf,

<h4>Background</h4>The European Association of Urology risk stratification dichotomizes patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) into two risk categories.<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the predictive value of a new classification to better risk stratify patients eligible for kidney-sparing surgery (KSS).<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>This was a retrospective study including 1214 patients from 21 centers ... Read more >>

Eur Urol Focus (European urology focus)
[2021, :]

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Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study.

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Peri-operative SARS-CoV-2 infection increases postoperative mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the optimal duration of planned delay before surgery in patients who have had SARS-CoV-2 infection. This international, multicentre, prospective cohort study included patients undergoing elective or emergency surgery during October 2020. Surgical patients with pre-operative SARS-CoV-2 ... Read more >>

Anaesthesia (Anaesthesia)
[2021, 76(6):748-758]

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The Performance of Tumor Size as Risk Stratification Parameter in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma (UTUC).

Beat Foerster, Mohammad Abufaraj, Andrea Mari, Thomas Seisen, Marco Bandini, Donald Schweitzer, Anna K Czech, Marco Moschini, David D'Andrea, Marco Bianchi, Kees Hendricksen, Morgan Rouprêt, Alberto Briganti, Bas W G van Rhijn, Piotr Chłosta, Pierre Colin, Hubert John, Shahrokh F Shariat,

<h4>Introduction</h4>The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of different tumor diameters for identifying ≥ pT2 upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) at radical nephroureterectomy.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>This was a multi-institutional retrospective study that included 932 patients who underwent radical nephroureterectomy for nonmetastatic UTUC between 2000 and 2016. Tumor sizes were ... Read more >>

Clin Genitourin Cancer (Clinical genitourinary cancer)
[2021, 19(3):272.e1-272.e7]

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Perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infections increase mortality, pulmonary complications, and thromboembolic events: A Dutch, multicenter, matched-cohort clinical study.

Pascal K C Jonker, Willemijn Y van der Plas, Pieter J Steinkamp, Ralph Poelstra, Marloes Emous, Wout van der Meij, Floris Thunnissen, Wouter F W Bierman, Michel M R F Struys, Philip R de Reuver, Jean-Paul P M de Vries, Schelto Kruijff, ,

<h4>Background</h4>A direct comparison of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 positive patients with a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 negative control group undergoing an operative intervention during the current pandemic is lacking, and a reliable estimate of the assumed difference in morbidity and mortality between both patient categories remains ... Read more >>

Surgery (Surgery)
[2021, 169(2):264-274]

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[Fracture prevention in metastatic prostate cancer].

Donald Schweitzer, Harm H E van Melick,

Patients with metastatic prostate cancer are living longer than they used to, thanks to a wider range of therapeutic options. This means that an increasing number of men will receive long-term treatment with anti-hormonal therapy - androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) - and the risk of side effects from this therapy is ... Read more >>

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd (Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde)
[2020, 164:]

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Efficacy of Preoperative Chemotherapy for High Risk Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma.

Beat Foerster, Mohammad Abufaraj, Firas Petros, Mounsif Azizi, Mohit Gupta, Donald Schweitzer, Vitaly Margulis, Takehiro Iwata, Shoji Kimura, Ahmad Shabsigh, Alberto Briganti, Ja H Ku, Tim Muilwijk, Wassim Kassouf, Surena F Matin, Philippe E Spiess, Phillip M Pierorazio, Kees Hendricksen, Shahrokh F Shariat, ,

PURPOSE:The impact of preoperative chemotherapy in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma remains poorly investigated. We assessed the rates of pathological complete response (pT0N0/X) and downstaging (pT1N0/X or less) at radical nephroureterectomy after preoperative chemotherapy and evaluated their impact on survival. MATERIALS AND METHODS:This was an international observational study ... Read more >>

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2020, 203(6):1101-1108]

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Diagnostic Value of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography with Computed Tomography for Lymph Node Staging in Patients with Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma.

Charlotte S Voskuilen, Donald Schweitzer, Jørgen Bjerggaard Jensen, Anna M Nielsen, Steven Joniau, Tim Muilwijk, Andrea Necchi, Mounsif Azizi, Philippe E Spiess, Alberto Briganti, Marco Bandini, Karolien Goffin, Kirsten Bouchelouche, Erik van Werkhoven, Shahrokh F Shariat, Evanguelos Xylinas, Nessn H Azawi, Ja Hyeon Ku, Beat Foerster, Bas W G van Rhijn, Erik Vegt, Kees Hendricksen,

<h4>Background</h4>Presence of lymph node metastases (LNM) is an important prognostic factor for cancer-specific survival (CSS) in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). In various neoplasms, <sup>18</sup>F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography with computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) is an established modality for preoperative lymph node (LN) staging. In UTUC, the diagnostic value of ... Read more >>

Eur Urol Oncol (European urology oncology)
[2020, 3(1):73-79]

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