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Current application of the enhanced recovery after surgery protocol for patients undergoing radical cystectomy: lessons learned from European excellence centers.

Simone Albisinni, Marco Moschini, Ettore Di Trapani, Francesco Soria, Andrea Mari, Atiqullah Aziz, Jeremy Teoh, Ekaterina Laukhtina, Keiichiro Mori, David D'Andrea, Diego M Carrion, Wojciech Krajewski, Mohammad Abufaraj, Alessia Cimadamore, Wei Shen Tan, Ronan Flippot, Jonathan Khalifa, Kimberly Gonsette, Benjamin Pradere, ,

<h4>Purpose</h4>There is no consensus on which items of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) should and should not be implemented in radical cystectomy (RC). The aim of this study is to report current practices across European high-volume RC centers involved in ERAS.<h4>Methods</h4>Based on the recommendations of the ERAS society, we developed ... Read more >>

World J Urol (World journal of urology)
[2021, :]

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Oncologic Surveillance for Variant Histology Bladder Cancer after Radical Cystectomy.

Alberto Martini, Luca Afferi, Stefania Zamboni, Julianne G Schultz, Chiara Lonati, Agostino Mattei, R Jeffrey Karnes, Matteo Soligo, Armando Stabile, Ettore Di Trapani, Ottavio De Cobelli, Giuseppe Simone, Claudio Simeone, Mario Alvarez-Maestro, Giorgio Gandaglia, Andrea Gallina, Renzo Colombo, Alberto Briganti, Francesco Montorsi, Evanguelos Xylinas, Shahrokh F Shariat, Marco Moschini,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Presently, major guidelines do not provide specific recommendations on oncologic surveillance for patients who harbor VH BCa at radical cystectomy. We aimed to create a personalized follow-up scheme that dynamically weighs OCM versus the risk of recurrence for VH BCa, and to compare it with a similar one for pUC.<h4>Methods</h4>Within ... Read more >>

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, :101097JU0000000000001886]

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Accuracy of Transurethral Resection of the Bladder in Detecting Variant Histology of Bladder Cancer Compared with Radical Cystectomy.

Chiara Lonati, Philipp Baumeister, Paola Irene Ornaghi, Ettore Di Trapani, Ottavio De Cobelli, Michael Rink, Robert Jeffrey Karnes, Cédric Poyet, Giuseppe Simone, Luca Afferi, Andrea Necchi, Alberto Briganti, Francesco Montorsi, Wojciech Krajewski, Alessandro Antonelli, Maria Angela Cerruto, Stefania Zamboni, Claudio Simeone, Livio Mordasini, Agostino Mattei, Marco Moschini, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Correct identification of variant histologies (VHs) of bladder cancer (BCa) at transurethral resection of the bladder (TURB) could drive the subsequent treatment.<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the concordance in detecting VHs between TURB and radical cystectomy (RC) specimens in BCa patients.<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>We retrospectively analyzed 1881 BCa patients who underwent TURB and ... Read more >>

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

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Assessment of PSIM (Prostatic Systemic Inflammatory Markers) Score in Predicting Pathologic Features at Robotic Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Who Met the Inclusion Criteria for Active Surveillance.

Matteo Ferro, Gennaro Musi, Deliu Victor Matei, Alessandro Francesco Mistretta, Stefano Luzzago, Gabriele Cozzi, Roberto Bianchi, Ettore Di Trapani, Antonio Cioffi, Giuseppe Lucarelli, Gian Maria Busetto, Francesco Del Giudice, Giorgio Ivan Russo, Marina Di Mauro, Angelo Porreca, Giuseppe Renne, Michele Catellani, Danilo Bottero, Antonio Brescia, Giovanni Cordima, Ottavio de Cobelli,

<h4>Background</h4>circulating levels of lymphocytes, platelets and neutrophils have been identified as factors related to unfavorable clinical outcome for many solid tumors. The aim of this cohort study is to evaluate and validate the use of the Prostatic Systemic Inflammatory Markers (PSIM) score in predicting and improving the detection of clinically ... Read more >>

Diagnostics (Basel) (Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland))
[2021, 11(2):]

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Delaying BCG immunotherapy onset after transurethral resection of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer is associated with adverse survival outcomes.

Wojciech Krajewski, Marco Moschini, Joanna Chorbińska, Łukasz Nowak, Sławomir Poletajew, Andrzej Tukiendorf, Luca Afferi, Jeremy Yuen-Chun Teoh, Tim Muilwijk, Steven Joniau, Alessandro Tafuri, Alessandro Antonelli, Francesco Cianflone, Andrea Mari, Ettore Di Trapani, Kees Hendricksen, Mario Alvarez-Maestro, Andrea Rodríguez-Serrano, Giuseppe Simone, Stefania Zamboni, Claudio Simeone, Maria Cristina Marconi, Riccardo Mastroianni, Guillaume Ploussard, Ekaterina Laukhtina, Karl Tully, Anna Kołodziej, Joanna Krajewska, Radosław Piszczek, Evanguelos Xylinas, Romuald Zdrojowy, ,

<h4>Purpose</h4>This study was carried out to assess whether a prolonged time between primary transurethral resection of non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (TURB) and implementation of bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) immunotherapy (time to BCG; TTBCG) is associated with adverse oncological survival in patients with T1 high-grade (HG) non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Data on 429 ... Read more >>

World J Urol (World journal of urology)
[2020, :]

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Assessment of the oncological outcomes of three different bacillus Calmette-Guérin strains in patients with high-grade T1 non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Łukasz Nowak, Wojciech Krajewski, Marco Moschini, Joanna Chorbińska, Sławomir Poletajew, Andrzej Tukiendorf, Tim Muilwijk, Steven Joniau, Alessandro Tafuri, Alessandro Antonelli, Rossella Orlando, Ettore Di Trapani, Mario Alvarez-Maestro, Giuseppe Simone, Stefania Zamboni, Claudio Simeone, Maria Cristina Marconi, Riccardo Mastroianni, Radosław Piszczek, Evanguelos Xylinas, Romuald Zdrojowy, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>: To determine whether there are significant differences in oncological outcomes between three different bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) strains used for adjuvant intravesical immunotherapy in patients with high-grade T1 (T1HG) non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).<h4>Patients and methods</h4>: Data of 590 patients with a diagnosis of primary T1HG NMIBC were retrospectively reviewed. The ... Read more >>

Arab J Urol (Arab journal of urology)
[2021, 19(1):78-85]

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Clinical evaluation and disease management of PI-RADS 3 lesions. Analysis from a single tertiary high-volume center.

Ettore Di Trapani, Gennaro Musi, Matteo Ferro, Giovanni Cordima, Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Stefano Luzzago, Roberto Bianchi, Gabriele Cozzi, Sarah Alessi, Michele Catellani, Deliu Victor Matei, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia, Ottavio De Cobelli,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the clinical and pathological implications of Prostate Cancer (PCa) patients with a Prostate Imaging - Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS) 3 lesion at multi parametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI).<h4>Methods</h4>We included 356 patients with a PI-RADS score 3 lesion at mpMRI who underwent prostate biopsy for a suspect of ... Read more >>

Scand J Urol (Scandinavian journal of urology)
[2020, 54(5):382-386]

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Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy for Nonmetastatic Urothelial Carcinoma of Urinary Bladder: A Comparison Between Intracorporeal Versus Extracorporeal Orthotopic Ileal Neobladder.

Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Gennaro Musi, Claudia Collà Ruvolo, Andrea Conti, Stefano Luzzago, Michele Catellani, Ettore Di Trapani, Gabriele Cozzi, Roberto Bianchi, Matteo Ferro, Antonio Cioffi, Giovanni Cordima, Antonio Brescia, Fabrizio Verweij, Danilo Bottero, Deliu Victor Matei, Vincenzo Mirone, Ottavio De Cobelli,

<b><i>Introduction:</i></b> To compare surgical, oncologic, functional outcomes and complication rate between intracorporeal neobladder (ICNB) and extracorporeal neobladder (ECNB) orthotopic ileal neobladder of robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) in patients with nonmetastatic bladder carcinoma (BC). <b><i>Materials and Methods:</i></b> From 2014 to 2019, we prospectively collected and retrospectively analyzed 101 patients with nonmetastatic ... Read more >>

J Endourol (Journal of endourology)
[2021, 35(2):151-158]

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Restaging Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumours after BCG Immunotherapy Induction in Patients with T1 Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer Might not Be Associated with Oncologic Benefit.

Wojciech Krajewski, Marco Moschini, Łukasz Nowak, Sławomir Poletajew, Andrzej Tukiendorf, Luca Afferi, Jeremy Teoh, Tim Muilwijk, Steven Joniau, Alessandro Tafuri, Alessandro Antonelli, Alessandra Gozzo, Andrea Mari, Ettore Di Trapani, Kees Hendricksen, Mario Alvarez-Maestro, Andrea Rodriguez Serrano, Giuseppe Simone, Stefania Zamboni, Claudio Simeone, Maria Cristina Marconi, Riccardo Mastroianni, Guillaume Ploussard, Paweł Rajwa, Ekaterina Laukhtina, Aleksandra Zdrojowy-Wełna, Anna Kołodziej, Andrzej Paradysz, Karl Tully, Joanna Krajewska, Radosław Piszczek, Evanguelos Xylinas, Romuald Zdrojowy,

<h4>Background and purpose</h4>The European Association of Urology guidelines recommend restaging transurethral resection of bladder tumours (reTURB) 2-6 weeks after primary TURB. However, in clinical practice some patients undergo a second TURB procedure after Bacillus Calmette-Guérin immunotherapy (BCG)induction. To date, there are no studies comparing post-BCG reTURB with the classic pre-BCG ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2020, 9(10):]

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MRI-targeted or systematic random biopsies for prostate cancer diagnosis in biopsy naïve patients: follow-up of a PRECISION trial-like retrospective cohort.

Stefano Luzzago, Ottavio de Cobelli, Francesco A Mistretta, Mattia Luca Piccinelli, Vito Lorusso, Michele Morelli, Roberto Bianchi, Michele Catellani, Gabriele Cozzi, Ettore Di Trapani, Paola Pricolo, Sarah Alessi, Matteo Ferro, Giulia Marvaso, Deliu-Victor Matei, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia, Gennaro Musi,

<h4>Background</h4>To test clinically significant prostate cancer (csPCa) rates during follow-up in biopsy naïve patients that underwent two different diagnostic pathways: (1) SB GROUP (n = 354): systematic random biopsies (SB) vs. (2) TB GROUP (n = 264): multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) and only targeted biopsies (TB) of PI-RADS ≥ 3 lesions. Patients with PI-RADS ≤ 2 score ... Read more >>

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis (Prostate cancer and prostatic diseases)
[2021, 24(2):406-413]

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Comparing oncological outcomes of laparoscopic vs open radical nephroureterectomy for the treatment of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: A propensity score-matched analysis.

Marco Moschini, Stefania Zamboni, Luca Afferi, Benjamin Pradere, Mohammad Abufaraj, Francesco Soria, David D'Andrea, Morgan Roupret, Alexandre De la Taille, Claudio Simeone, Agostino Mattei, Romain Mathieu, Karim Bensalah, Manfred Peter Wirth, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti, Andrea Gallina, Giuseppe Simone, Michele Gallucci, Carlo Di Bona, Giancarlo Marra, Andrea Mari, Ettore Di Trapani, Mario Alvarez Maestro, Wojciech Krajewski, Shahrokh F Shariat, Evanguelos Xylinas, Philipp Baumeister,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To compare oncological outcomes of open (ORNU) and laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy (LRNU) after controlling for preoperative patient-derived factors.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>We evaluated a multi-institutional collaborative database composed of 3984 patients diagnosed with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) treated with RNU between 2006 and 2018. To adjust for potential selection bias, propensity ... Read more >>

Arab J Urol (Arab journal of urology)
[2020, 19(1):31-36]

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Adjuvant chemotherapy is ineffective in patients with bladder cancer and variant histology treated with radical cystectomy with curative intent.

Stefania Zamboni, Luca Afferi, Francesco Soria, Atiqullah Aziz, Mohammad Abufaraj, Cedric Poyet, Andrea Necchi, David D'Andrea, Giuseppe Simone, Mariaconsiglia Ferriero, Ettore Di Trapani, Claudio Simeone, Alessandro Antonelli, Andrea Gallina, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti, Renzo Colombo, Giorgio Gandaglia, Agostino Mattei, Philipp Baumeister, Livio Mordasini, Kees Hendricksen, Charlotte S Voskuilen, Michael Rink, Shahrokh F Shariat, Evanguelous Xylinas, Marco Moschini,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) is recommended for non-organ-confined bladder cancer (BCa) after radical cystectomy (RC) and pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND), but there are sparse data regarding its specific efficacy in patients with histological variants. The aim of our study was to evaluate the role of ACT on survival outcomes in ... Read more >>

World J Urol (World journal of urology)
[2020, :]

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The Impact of Restaging Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor on Survival Parameters in T1 Nonmuscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Wojciech Krajewski, Łukasz Nowak, Sławomir Poletajew, Andrzej Tukiendorf, Marco Moschini, Andrea Mari, Ettore Di Trapani, Evanguelos Xylinas, Paweł Kiełb, Marek Wełna, Romuald Zdrojowy,

<b><i>Background:</i></b> T1, high-grade, nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) is characterized by a high recurrence rate and progression to muscle-invasive disease concerns a significant number of patients. To overcome limitations of initial transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT), various strategies are proposed in the literature. One of them is performance of restaging ... Read more >>

J Endourol (Journal of endourology)
[2020, 34(8):795-804]

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The impact of treatment modality on survival in patients with clinical node-positive bladder cancer: results from a multicenter collaboration.

Luca Afferi, Stefania Zamboni, R Jeffrey Karnes, Florian Roghmann, Paul Sargos, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti, Andrea Gallina, Agostino Mattei, Gerald Bastian Schulz, Kees Hendricksen, Charlotte S Voskuilen, Michael Rink, Cedric Poyet, Ottavio De Cobelli, Ettore di Trapani, Claudio Simeone, Matteo Soligo, Giuseppe Simone, Gabriele Tuderti, Mario Alvarez-Maestro, Luis Martínez-Piñeiro, Atiqullah Aziz, Shahrokh F Shariat, Mohammad Abufaraj, Evanguelos Xylinas, Marco Moschini, ,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To assess the impact of perioperative chemotherapy on survival in cN+ BCa patients and analyze it according to the pN status.<h4>Methods</h4>A retrospective analysis was conducted on 639 BCa patients with cTanyN1-3M0 BCa treated with radical cystectomy (RC) and bilateral lymph node dissection (LND) with or without perioperative chemotherapy in ten tertiary referral ... Read more >>

World J Urol (World journal of urology)
[2021, 39(2):443-451]

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A novel nomogram to identify candidates for active surveillance amongst patients with International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) Grade Group (GG) 1 or ISUP GG2 prostate cancer, according to multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging findings.

Stefano Luzzago, Ottavio de Cobelli, Gabriele Cozzi, Giulia Peveri, Vincenzo Bagnardi, Michele Catellani, Ettore Di Trapani, Francesco A Mistretta, Paola Pricolo, Andrea Conti, Sarah Alessi, Giulia Marvaso, Matteo Ferro, Deliu-Victor Matei, Giuseppe Renne, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia, Gennaro Musi,

OBJECTIVES:To develop a novel nomogram to identify candidates for active surveillance (AS) that combines clinical, biopsy and multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) findings; and to compare its predictive accuracy to, respectively: (i) Prostate Cancer Research International: Active Surveillance (PRIAS) criteria, (ii) Johns Hopkins (JH) criteria, (iii) European Association of Urology ... Read more >>

BJU Int (BJU international)
[2020, 126(1):104-113]

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Correction: Confirmatory multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging at recruitment confers prolonged stay in active surveillance and decreases the rate of upgrading at follow-up.

Stefano Luzzago, Michele Catellani, Ettore Di Trapani, Gabriele Cozzi, Francesco A Mistretta, Roberto Bianchi, Paola Pricolo, Andrea Conti, Eleonora Ancona, Nicolò Piacentini, Sarah Alessi, Giuseppe Renne, Matteo Ferro, Deliu-Victor Matei, Gennaro Musi, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia, Giuseppe Petralia, Ottavio de Cobelli,

An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via a link at the top of the paper. ... Read more >>

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis (Prostate cancer and prostatic diseases)
[2020, 23(1):195]

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Confirmatory multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging at recruitment confers prolonged stay in active surveillance and decreases the rate of upgrading at follow-up.

Stefano Luzzago, Michele Catellani, Ettore Di Trapani, Gabriele Cozzi, Francesco A Mistretta, Roberto Bianchi, Paola Pricolo, Andrea Conti, Eleonora Ancona, Nicolò Piacentini, Sarah Alessi, Giuseppe Renne, Matteo Ferro, Deliu-Victor Matei, Gennaro Musi, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Giuseppe Petralia, Giuseppe Petralia, Ottavio de Cobelli,

<h4>Background</h4>To understand the value of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) and targeted biopsies at recruitment on active surveillance (AS) outcomes.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>This retrospective single-center study enrolled two cohorts of 206 and 310 patients in AS. The latter group was submitted to mpMRI and targeted biopsies at recruitment. Kaplan-meier curves quantified ... Read more >>

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis (Prostate cancer and prostatic diseases)
[2020, 23(1):94-101]

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Robot assisted radical prostatectomy in kidney transplant recipients: surgical, oncological and functional outcomes of two different robotic approaches.

Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Antonio Galfano, Ettore Di Trapani, Dario Di Trapani, Andrea Russo, Silvia Secco, Matteo Ferro, Gennaro Musi, Aldo Massimo Bocciardi, Ottavio de Cobelli,

<h4>Background</h4>To date, few series on robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) in kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) have been published.<h4>Purpose</h4>To report the experience of two referral centers adopting two different RARP approaches in KTRs. Surgical, oncological and functional results were primary outcomes evaluated in the study.<h4>Material and methods</h4>We retrospectively analyzed data from 9 ... Read more >>

Int Braz J Urol (International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology)
[2019, 45(2):262-272]

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Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Second Opinion May Reduce the Number of Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies: Time to Improve Radiologists' Training Program?

Stefano Luzzago, Giuseppe Petralia, Giuseppe Petralia, Gennaro Musi, Michele Catellani, Sarah Alessi, Ettore Di Trapani, Francesco A Mistretta, Alessandro Serino, Andrea Conti, Paola Pricolo, Sebastiano Nazzani, Vincenzo Mirone, Deliu-Victor Matei, Emanuele Montanari, Ottavio de Cobelli,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To understand the multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) interreader agreement between radiologists of peripheral and academic centers and the possibility to avoid prostate biopsies according to magnetic resonance imaging second opinion.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>This prospective observational study enrolled 266 patients submitted to mpMRI at nonacademic centers for cancer detection or at ... Read more >>

Clin Genitourin Cancer (Clinical genitourinary cancer)
[2019, 17(2):88-96]

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Neutrophil, Platelets, and Eosinophil to Lymphocyte Ratios Predict Gleason Score Upgrading in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients.

Matteo Ferro, Gennaro Musi, Alessandro Serino, Gabriele Cozzi, Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Beatrice Costa, Roberto Bianchi, Giovanni Cordima, Stefano Luzzago, Ettore Di Trapani, Elena Tagliabue, Mihai Dorin Vartolomei, Daniela Terracciano, Maria C Cassatella, Michela Salvatici, Andrea Conti, Maria Teresa Sandri, Antonio Cioffi, Matteo Turetti, Michele Catellani, Danilo Bottero, Deliu Victor Matei, Vincenzo Mirone, Ottavio de Cobelli,

<h4>Background</h4>Several biochemical and clinical markers have been proposed for selecting patients for active surveillance (AS). However, some of these are expensive and not easily accessible. Moreover, currently about 30% of patients on AS harbor aggressive disease. Hence, there is an urgent need for other tools to accurately identify patients with ... Read more >>

Urol Int (Urologia internationalis)
[2019, 102(1):43-50]

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Long-term oncologic and functional outcomes after robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in elderly patients.

Mihai D Vartolomei, Deliu V Matei, Giuseppe Renne, Valeria M Tringali, Nicolae Crișan, Gennaro Musi, Francesco A Mistretta, Andrea Russo, Andrea Conti, Gabriele Cozzi, Stefano Luzzago, Michele Catellani, Antonio Cioffi, Giovanni Cordima, Roberto Bianchi, Ettore Di Trapani, Alessandro Serino, Maurizio Delor, Raffaele Bianco, Danilo Bottero, Matteo Ferro, Ottavio De Cobelli,

<h4>Background</h4>The aim of this study was to assess the long-term oncologic and functional outcomes in elderly patients having undergone robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) for renal cancer (RC).<h4>Methods</h4>Sixty-one patients out of 323 who underwent RAPN for localized RC between July 2009 and March 2016 in our high-volume robotic surgery center (>800 ... Read more >>

Minerva Urol Nefrol (Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology)
[2019, 71(1):31-37]

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Pathological High-risk Renal Cell Carcinoma: Trends in Clinical Characteristics Over 25 Years.

Ettore DI Trapani, Paolo Dell'oglio, Alessandro Larcher, Alessandro Nini, Fabio Muttin, Francesco Cianflone, Federico Dehò, Rayan Matloob, Dario DI Trapani, Massimo Freschi, Andrea Salonia, Alberto Briganti, Francesco Montorsi, Roberto Bertini, Umberto Capitanio,

<h4>Background/aim</h4>The incidence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has been increasing mainly due to the increase in the incidental detection of small renal masses. The aim of this study was to verify whether the trend towards early diagnosis changed the clinical characteristics of pathologically-defined high-risk RCC patients over the last decades.<h4>Patients ... Read more >>

Anticancer Res (Anticancer research)
[2018, 38(7):4123-4130]

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Multiparametric Magnetic-Resonance to Confirm Eligibility to an Active Surveillance Program for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: Intermediate Time Results of a Third Referral High Volume Centre Active Surveillance Protocol.

Stefano Luzzago, Gennaro Musi, Michele Catellani, Andrea Russo, Ettore Di Trapani, Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Roberto Bianchi, Gabriele Cozzi, Andrea Conti, Paola Pricolo, Matteo Ferro, Deliu-Victor Matei, Vincenzo Mirone, Giuseppe Petralia, Giuseppe Petralia, Ottavio de Cobelli,

BACKGROUND:To evaluate the role of confirmatory multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) of the prostate at the time of Active Surveillance (AS) enrollment to reduce disease misclassification. MATERIALS:From 2012 to 2016, 383 patients with low-risk disease respecting Prostate Cancer Research International AS criteria underwent confirmatory 1.5-T mpMRI. AS was proposed to ... Read more >>

Urol Int (Urologia internationalis)
[2018, 101(1):56-64]

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Thulium-yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Tm:YAG) laser treatment of penile cancer: oncological results, functional outcomes, and quality of life.

Gennaro Musi, Andrea Russo, Andrea Conti, Francesco A Mistretta, Ettore Di Trapani, Stefano Luzzago, Roberto Bianchi, Giuseppe Renne, Stefano Ramoni, Matteo Ferro, Deliu Victor Matei, Marco Cusini, Luca Carmignani, Ottavio de Cobelli,

To evaluate the oncological and functional outcomes of patients diagnosed with penile cancer undergoing conservative treatment through thulium-yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Tm:YAG) laser ablation.Twenty-six patients with a penile lesion underwent ablation with a RevoLix 200 W continuous-wave laser. The procedure was carried out with a pen-like laser hand piece, using a 360 μm laser fiber ... Read more >>

World J Urol (World journal of urology)
[2018, 36(2):265-270]

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Meta-analysis of studies comparing oncologic outcomes of radical prostatectomy and brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer.

Gabriele Cozzi, Gennaro Musi, Roberto Bianchi, Danilo Bottero, Antonio Brescia, Antonio Cioffi, Giovanni Cordima, Maurizio Delor, Ettore Di Trapani, Matteo Ferro, Deliu Victor Matei, Andrea Russo, Francesco Alessandro Mistretta, Ottavio De Cobelli,

Background:The aim of this study was to compare oncologic outcomes of radical prostatectomy (RP) with brachytherapy (BT). Methods:A literature review was conducted according to the 'Preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses' (PRISMA) statement. We included studies reporting comparative oncologic outcomes of RP versus BT for localized prostate cancer ... Read more >>

Ther Adv Urol (Therapeutic advances in urology)
[2017, 9(11):241-250]

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