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Correlation among isolated teratozoospermia, sperm DNA fragmentation and markers of systemic inflammation in primary infertile men.

Luigi Candela, Luca Boeri, Paolo Capogrosso, Walter Cazzaniga, Edoardo Pozzi, Federico Belladelli, Andrea Baudo, Andrea Ravizzoli, Eugenio Ventimiglia, Paola Viganò, Massimo Alfano, Costantino Abbate, Julian Cornelius, Agostino Mattei, Francesco Montorsi, Andrea Salonia,

<h4>Aim</h4>To assess the prevalence of isolated teratozoospermia (iTZS) in a cohort of infertile and fertile men; explore the relationship between iTZS, inflammatory parameters and sperm DNA fragmentation index (SDF) in the same cohort.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>1824 infertile men and 103 fertile controls. Semen analysis, the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and serum hormones ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2021, 16(6):e0251608]

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Is There a Detrimental Effect of Antibiotic Therapy in Patients with Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Pembrolizumab?

Filippo Pederzoli, Marco Bandini, Daniele Raggi, Laura Marandino, Giuseppe Basile, Massimo Alfano, Renzo Colombo, Andrea Salonia, Alberto Briganti, Andrea Gallina, Francesco Montorsi, Andrea Necchi,

In locally advanced and metastatic malignancies, antibiotic (ATB) therapy has a negative effect on immunotherapy efficacy. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate whether ATB therapy and use of specific ATB classes with concomitant neoadjuvant pembrolizumab affected pathologic complete response (ypT0N0) and relapse-free survival (RFS) for patients with clinical T2-4N0M0 bladder cancer ... Read more >>

Eur Urol (European urology)
[2021, :]

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Multiparametric MRI of the prostate underestimates tumor volume of small visible lesions.

Gabriele Sorce, Armando Stabile, Roberta Lucianò, Giovanni Motterle, Simone Scuderi, Francesco Barletta, Francesco Pellegrino, Vito Cucchiara, Giorgio Gandaglia, Nicola Fossati, Francesco De Cobelli, Francesco Montorsi, R Jeffrey Karnes, Ilaria Guccini, Alberto Briganti,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess the relationship between the volume of the index lesion (IL) measured at mpMRI (MRIvol) and at radical prostatectomy (RPvol), stratifying it according to PI-RADS score.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>We identified 332 men with a positive mpMRI (single lesion with PI-RADS≥3) who underwent systematic plus targeted biopsy and subsequent RP at ... Read more >>

BJU Int (BJU international)
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Salvage Robot-assisted Renal Surgery for Local Recurrence After Surgical Resection or Renal Mass Ablation: Classification, Techniques, and Clinical Outcomes.

Alberto Martini, Filippo Turri, Ravi Barod, Bernardo Rocco, Umberto Capitanio, Alberto Briganti, Francesco Montorsi, Alexandre Mottrie, Ben Challacombe, Brunolf W Lagerveld, Karim Bensalah, Ronney Abaza, Ketan K Badani, Reza Mehrazin, Maurizio Buscarini, Alessandro Larcher, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Salvage treatment for local recurrence after prior partial nephrectomy (PN) or local tumor ablation (LTA) for kidney cancer is, as of yet, poorly investigated.<h4>Objective</h4>To classify the treatments and standardize the nomenclature of salvage robot-assisted renal surgery, to describe the surgical technique for each scenario, and to investigate complications, renal function, ... Read more >>

Eur Urol (European urology)
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Re: Histological comparison between predictive value of preoperative 3-T multiparametric MRI and 68 Ga-PSMA PET/CT scan for pathological outcomes at radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection for prostate cancer.

Francesco Montorsi, Giorgio Gandaglia, Nicola Fossati, Federico Dehò, Alberto Briganti,

BJU Int (BJU international)
[2021, 127(6):746]

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Correction to: Renal histology across the stages of chronic kidney disease.

Francesco Trevisani, Federico Di Marco, Umberto Capitanio, Giacomo Dell'Antonio, Alessandra Cinque, Alessandro Larcher, Roberta Lucianò, Arianna Bettiga, Riccardo Vago, Alberto Briganti, Andrea Salonia, Francesco Montorsi, Esteban Porrini,

J Nephrol (Journal of nephrology)
[2021, 34(3):961]

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Reply to Nicolas Mottet, Olivier Rouviere, and Theodorus H. van der Kwast. Incidental Prostate Cancer: A Real Need for Expansion in Guidelines? Eur Urol Oncol. In press: Incidental Prostate Cancer: An Example of How Important Guidelines Are, Especially When Evidence Is Limited.

Umberto Capitanio, Riccardo Autorino, Marco Bandini, Alberto Briganti, Liang Cheng, Matthew R Cooperberg, Federico Dehò, Andrea Gallina, Laurence Klotz, Brian R Lane, Rodolfo Montironi, Andrea Salonia, Christian Stief, Bertrand Tombal, Francesco Montorsi,

Eur Urol Oncol (European urology oncology)
[2021, :]

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Overall survival and adverse events after treatment with darolutamide vs. apalutamide vs. enzalutamide for high-risk non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Mike Wenzel, Luigi Nocera, Claudia Collà Ruvolo, Christoph Würnschimmel, Zhe Tian, Shahrokh F Shariat, Fred Saad, Derya Tilki, Markus Graefen, Luis A Kluth, Alberto Briganti, Philipp Mandel, Francesco Montorsi, Felix K H Chun, Pierre I Karakiewicz,

<h4>Background</h4>The most recent overall survival (OS) and adverse event (AE) data have not been compared for the three guideline-recommended high-risk non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) treatment alternatives.<h4>Methods</h4>We performed a systematic review and network meta-analysis focusing on OS and AE according to the most recent apalutamide, enzalutamide, and darolutamide reports. We ... Read more >>

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis (Prostate cancer and prostatic diseases)
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Retroperitoneal versus transepritoneal robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for postero-lateral renal masses: an international multicenter analysis.

Umberto Carbonara, Daniel Eun, Ithaar Derweesh, Umberto Capitanio, Antonio Celia, Cristian Fiori, Enrico Checcucci, Daniele Amparore, Jennifer Lee, Alessandro Larcher, Devin Patel, Margaret Meagher, Fabio Crocerossa, Alessandro Veccia, Lance J Hampton, Francesco Montorsi, Francesco Porpiglia, Riccardo Autorino,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To assess the outcomes of retroperitoneal robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (r-RAPN) in a large cohort of patients with postero-lateral renal masses comparing to those of transperitoneal RAPN (t-RAPN).<h4>Methods</h4>Patients with posterior (R.E.N.A.L. score grading P) or lateral (grading X) renal mass who underwent RAPN in six high-volume US and European centers were ... Read more >>

World J Urol (World journal of urology)
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Re: Paolo Dell'Oglio, Elio Mazzone, Edward Lambert, et al. The Effect of Surgical Experience on Perioperative and Oncological Outcomes After Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy with Intracorporeal Urinary Diversion: Evidence from a Referral Centre with Extensive Experience in Robotic Surgery. Eur Urol Focus 2021;7:352-8.

Francesco Montorsi, Giorgio Gandaglia, Federico Dehò, Andrea Gallina, Marco Moschini, Andrea Salonia, Alberto Briganti,

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

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Multidisciplinary approach and management of patients who seek medical advice for penile size concerns: a narrative review.

Nicolò Schifano, Omer Onur Cakir, Fabio Castiglione, Francesco Montorsi, Giulio Garaffa,

We aimed to provide an overview of the strategies available to manage patients concerned about their penile size and to provide useful surgical hints regarding the most common penile enlargement approaches, based on our surgical expertise in this field. A comprehensive research was carried out on MEDLINE/PubMed database to identify ... Read more >>

Int J Impot Res (International journal of impotence research)
[2021, :]

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Patterns of Recurrence Following Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection for Penile Cancer: Optimizing Surveillance Strategies.

Nicholas H Chakiryan, Aaron Dahmen, Marco Bandini, Filippo Pederzoli, Laura Marandino, Maarten Albersen, Eduard Roussel, Yao Zhu, Ding-Wei Ye, Antonio A Ornellas, Mario Catanzaro, Oliver W Hakenberg, Axel Heidenreich, Friederike Haidl, Nick Watkin, Michael Ager, Jad Chahoud, Alberto Briganti, Roberto Salvioni, Francesco Montorsi, Andrea Necchi, Philippe E Spiess,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Our primary objective is to detail the incidence, site, and timing of pSCC recurrence after ILND.<h4>Methods</h4>Retrospective analysis of 551 patients who underwent ILND for pSCC, from 2000 to 2017. The primary outcome was pSCC recurrence after ILND. Recurrences were identified and stratified by site. Timing of recurrence was determined. Multivariable ... Read more >>

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, :101097JU0000000000001790]

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A novel expressed prostatic secretion (EPS)-urine metabolomic signature for the diagnosis of clinically significant prostate cancer.

Denise Drago, Annapaola Andolfo, Ettore Mosca, Alessandro Orro, Luigi Nocera, Vito Cucchiara, Matteo Bellone, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti,

<h4>Objective</h4>Significant efforts are currently being made to identify novel biomarkers for the diagnosis and risk stratification of prostate cancer (PCa). Metabolomics can be a very useful approach in biomarker discovery because metabolites are an important read-out of the disease when characterized in biological samples. We aimed to determine a metabolomic ... Read more >>

Cancer Biol Med (Cancer biology & medicine)
[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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Re: Scott D. Lundy, Naseer Sangwan, Neel V. Parekh, et al. Functional and Taxonomic Dysbiosis of the Gut, Urine, and Semen Microbiomes in Male Infertility. Eur Urol 2021;79:826-36.

Eugenio Ventimiglia, Edoardo Pozzi, Massimo Alfano, Francesco Montorsi, Andrea Salonia,

Eur Urol (European urology)
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The effect of race/ethnicity on active treatment rates among septuagenarian or older low risk prostate cancer patients.

Luigi Nocera, Mike Wenzel, Claudia Collà Ruvolo, Christoph Würnschimmel, Zhe Tian, Giorgio Gandaglia, Nicola Fossati, Felix K H Chun, Vincenzo Mirone, Markus Graefen, Shahrokh F Shariat, Fred Saad, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti, Pierre I Karakiewicz,

<h4>Background</h4>Race/ethnicity may predispose to higher active treatment rates in septuagenarian or older low risk prostate cancer (CaP) patients. We tested this hypothesis within a contemporary North American cohort.<h4>Material and methods</h4>We relied on the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database 2010-2016. The effect of race/ethnicity was tested in univariable and ... Read more >>

Urol Oncol (Urologic oncology)
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Robot-Assisted, Laparoscopic, and Open Radical Cystectomy (RC): Pre-Operative Data of 1400 Patients From The Italian Radical Cystectomy Registry (RIC)

Angelo Porreca, Gian Maria Busetto, Michele Colicchia, Katie Palmer, Walter Artibani, Alessandro Antonelli, Lorenzo Bianchi, Aldo Bocciardi, Eugenio Brunocilla, Marco Carini, Giuseppe Carrieri, Luigi Cormio, Ugo Giovanni Falagario, Ettore De Berardinis, Alessandro Sciarra, Costantino Leonardo, Francesco Del Giudice, Martina Maggi, Ottavio de Cobelli, Matteo Ferro, Gennaro Musi, Amelio Ercolino, Fabrizio Di Maida, Andrea Gallina, Carlo Introini, Ettore Mearini, Giovanni Cochetti, Andrea Minervini, Francesco Montorsi, Riccardo Schiavina, Sergio Serni, Claudio Simeone, Paolo Parma, Armando Serao, Mario Salvatore Mangano, Giorgio Pomara, Pasquale Ditonno, Alchiede Simonato, Daniele Romagnoli, Alessandro Crestani, Daniele D'Agostino,

<h4>Introduction: </h4> the Italian Radical Cystectomy Registry (RIC) is an observational prospective study aiming to understand clinical variables and patient characteristics associated with short- and long-term outcomes among bladder cancer (BC) patients undergoing radical cystectomy (RC). Moreover, it compares the effectiveness of three RC techniques - open, robotic, and laparoscopic. ... Read more >>

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Predicting Complications After Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Back to Simplicity.

Zine-Eddine Khene, Clément Mazouin, Alessandro Larcher, Benoit Peyronnet, Anis Gasmi, Mathieu Roumiguié, Grégory Verhoest, Umberto Capitanio, Romain Mathieu, Nicolas Doumerc, Francesco Montorsi, Karim Bensalah,

<h4>Background</h4>Robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) has a significant morbidity. Nephrometry scores have been described to predict the occurrence of complications. Their usefulness is debated.<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the clinical utility of three nephrometry scores (radius, exophytic/endophytic, nearness, anterior/posterior, location [RENAL], preoperative aspects and dimensions used for an anatomical [PADUA], and simplified PADUA Renal ... Read more >>

Eur Urol Focus (European urology focus)
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Original Dissecting Balloon for Retroperitoneal Laparoscopy: A Cost-Effective Alternative to the Commercially Available Device.

Andrea Cestari, Giorgio Guazzoni, Richard Naspro, Francesco Montorsi, Matteo Riva, Matteo Zanoni, Lorenzo Rigatti, Nicolò Buffi, Patrizio Rigatti,

<b><i>Objective:</i></b> Optimal retroperitoneal space creation is of pivotal importance in laparoscopic retroperitoneal surgery. The aim of this study is to report the balloon dissecting technique developed at our institution, comparing the costs of such device with that of the commercially available balloon retroperitoneal expanders. <b><i>Materials and Methods:</i></b> Twenty patients, scheduled ... Read more >>

J Endourol (Journal of endourology)
[2007, 21(7):714-717]

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Personalized metabolic profile by synergic use of NMR and HRMS

Greta Petrella, Camilla Montesano, Sara Lentini, Giorgia Ciufolini, Domitilla Vanni, Roberto Speziale, Andrea Salonia, Francesco Montorsi, Vincenzo Summa, Riccardo Vago, Laura Orsatti, Edith Monteagudo, Daniel Cicero,

A new strategy that takes advantage of the synergism between NMR and LC-HRMS (SYNHMET), and that allows to obtain a unique list of the absolute concentrations of 164 metabolites in urine, is presented. Metabolite identification and quantification by this method in one of the most difficult biofluids to characterize, due ... Read more >>

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Optimizing prostate-targeted biopsy schemes in men with multiple mpMRI visible lesions: should we target all suspicious areas? Results of a two institution series.

Armando Stabile, Francesco Barletta, Giovanni Motterle, Francesco Pellegrino, Gabriele Sorce, Elio Mazzone, Simone Scuderi, Giuseppe Ottone Cirulli, Vito Cucchiara, Antonio Esposito, Giorgio Gandaglia, Nicola Fossati, Francesco De Cobelli, Francesco Montorsi, R Jeffrey Karnes, Alberto Briganti,

<h4>Background</h4>To assess the diagnostic added value of sampling secondary lesions at prostate mpMRI (SL) in addition to index lesion (IL) in detecting significant prostate cancer (csPCa) when also systematic biopsy (SBx) is performed.<h4>Methods</h4>We relied on a cohort of 312 men with two suspicious lesions at prostate mpMRI who underwent subsequent ... Read more >>

Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis (Prostate cancer and prostatic diseases)
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Sex- and age-related differences in the distribution of bladder cancer metastases.

Giuseppe Rosiello, Carlotta Palumbo, Marina Deuker, Lara Franziska Stolzenbach, Thomas Martin, Zhe Tian, Andrea Gallina, Francesco Montorsi, Peter Black, Wassim Kassouf, Shahrokh F Shariat, Fred Saad, Alberto Briganti, Pierre I Karakiewicz,

<h4>Objective</h4>Our objective was to investigate age- and sex-related differences in the distribution of metastases in patients with metastatic bladder cancer.<h4>Methods</h4>Within the National Inpatient Sample database (2008-2015), we identified 7040 patients with metastatic bladder cancer. Trend test and Chi-square test analyses were used to evaluate the relationship between age and site ... Read more >>

Jpn J Clin Oncol (Japanese journal of clinical oncology)
[2021, 51(6):976-983]

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How to improve outcome in nephron-sparing surgery: the impact of new techniques.

Daniele Cignoli, Giuseppe Fallara, Alessandro Larcher, Giuseppe Rosiello, Francesco Montorsi, Umberto Capitanio,

<h4>Purpose of review</h4>Nephron-sparing partial nephrectomy is the state of the art for localized small renal mass and it is gaining attention also for more advanced cases. In the present narrative review, we discuss the new developments that have occurred in the advancement of this approach over the past few years.<h4>Recent ... Read more >>

Curr Opin Urol (Current opinion in urology)
[2021, 31(3):255-261]

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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)
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Improving the stratification of intermediate risk prostate cancer.

Luigi Nocera, Claudia Collà Ruvolo, Lara F Stolzenbach, Marina Deuker, Zhe Tian, Giorgio Gandaglia, Nicola Fossati, Firas Abdollah, Nazareno Suardi, Vincenzo Mirone, Markus Graefen, Felix K Chun, Fred Saad, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti, Pierre I Karakiewicz,

<h4>Background</h4>Intermediate risk prostate cancer (IR PCa) may exhibit a wide array of phenotypes, from favorable to unfavorable. NCCN criteria help distinguishing between favorable versus unfavorable subgroups. We studied and attempted to improve this classification.<h4>Methods</h4>Within the SEER database 2010-2016, we identified 19,193 IR PCa patients treated with radical prostatectomy. A multivariable ... Read more >>

Minerva Urol Nephrol (Minerva urology and nephrology)
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