Hein Van Poppel

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality control of radical prostatectomy: a feasibility study
    H Van Poppel
    Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 37:884-91. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint An analysis of radical prostatectomy in advanced stage and high-grade prostate cancer
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 53:253-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Testosterone surge: rationale for gonadotropin-releasing hormone blockers?
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Urology 71:1001-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of radiotherapy as treatment for bicalutamide-induced gynaecomastia and breast pain in prostate cancer
    H Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 47:587-92. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Conservative vs radical surgery for renal cell carcinoma
    Hein Van Poppel
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 94:766-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized EORTC intergroup phase 3 study comparing the complications of elective nephron-sparing surgery and radical nephrectomy for low-stage renal cell carcinoma
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 51:1606-15. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Vaccine therapy in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Hein Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 55:1333-42. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation of PSA recurrence and review of hormonal management after radical prostatectomy
    H Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 12:116-23. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy with or without urethrectomy?
    Hein Van Poppel
    Division of Urology, University Hospitals of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 47:141-5. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of nephron-sparing surgery
    Hein Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Urol 17:314-26. 2010

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Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality control of radical prostatectomy: a feasibility study
    H Van Poppel
    Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 37:884-91. 2001
    ..Quality control of RPr is feasible on the basis of an analysis of a few parameters, such as surgical margins, postoperative PSA and incontinence, that might recognise urologists that perform better or poorer than a proposed average...
  2. ncbi request reprint An analysis of radical prostatectomy in advanced stage and high-grade prostate cancer
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 53:253-9. 2008
    ..To clarify the role of radical prostatectomy (RP) in the treatment of locally advanced and high-grade prostate cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Testosterone surge: rationale for gonadotropin-releasing hormone blockers?
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Urology 71:1001-6. 2008
    ..The most promising GnRH antagonist to date is degarelix...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and tolerability of radiotherapy as treatment for bicalutamide-induced gynaecomastia and breast pain in prostate cancer
    H Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 47:587-92. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy and tolerability of localised radiotherapy for the treatment of bicalutamide ('Casodex''Casodex' is a trademark of the AstraZeneca group of companies.)-induced gynaecomastia and/or breast pain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Conservative vs radical surgery for renal cell carcinoma
    Hein Van Poppel
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 94:766-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized EORTC intergroup phase 3 study comparing the complications of elective nephron-sparing surgery and radical nephrectomy for low-stage renal cell carcinoma
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 51:1606-15. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Vaccine therapy in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Hein Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 55:1333-42. 2009
    ..Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is one of the most immunoresponsive cancers in humans. Although immunotherapy is currently much less used than in the past, it remains an important option that warrants further exploration...
  8. doi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation of PSA recurrence and review of hormonal management after radical prostatectomy
    H Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 12:116-23. 2009
    ..Combinations of HT with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy for treatment of recurrent prostate cancer are under study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy with or without urethrectomy?
    Hein Van Poppel
    Division of Urology, University Hospitals of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 47:141-5. 2003
    ..The pre- or intra-operative assessment of the prostatic urethra in males and of the bladder neck in females is the key to appropriate management of the urethra in patients with bladder cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of nephron-sparing surgery
    Hein Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Urol 17:314-26. 2010
    ..NSS is effective and safe for the management of localized RCC and is the gold standard to which new ablative techniques need to be compared...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Indications and techniques in urethrectomy]
    H Van Poppel
    D├ępartement d urologie, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgique
    Ann Urol (Paris) 40:203-10. 2006
    ..Pre - and intra operative evaluation of the prostatic urethra in men and that of the bladder neck in women is the major determinant in the appropriate treatment strategy for the urethra in patients with bladder cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidental renal cell carcinoma and nephron sparing surgery
    H Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Curr Opin Urol 11:281-6. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for locally advanced prostate cancer: results of a feasibility study (EORTC 30001)
    H Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 42:1062-7. 2006
    ..5%) had undetectable serum PSA at 3 months. We continue to believe that RP with extensive resection can be beneficial as monotherapy for T3aN0M0 prostate cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparing results after surgery in patients with clinical unilateral T3a prostate cancer treated with or without neoadjuvant androgen-deprivation therapy
    Chao Yu Hsu
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 99:311-4. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Correlations between age, Charlson score and outcome in clinical unilateral T3a prostate cancer
    Chao Yu Hsu
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Asian J Androl 11:131-7. 2009
    ..However, the patients need to be counseled regarding possible surgery-related side effects, such as urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction, which are age- and comorbidity-dependent...
  16. doi request reprint Results of surgery for high-risk prostate cancer
    Steven Joniau
    Urology, Department of Development and Regeneration, University Hospital of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Curr Opin Urol 23:342-8. 2013
    ..Surgery for high-risk prostate cancer (PCa) is applied frequently nowadays. Nevertheless, this approach is still surrounded by many controversies. The present review discusses the most recent literature regarding surgery for high-risk PCa...
  17. ncbi request reprint High-level expression of fatty acid synthase in human prostate cancer tissues is linked to activation and nuclear localization of Akt/PKB
    Tine Van de Sande
    Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Pathol 206:214-9. 2005
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Mapping of pelvic lymph node metastases in prostate cancer
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 63:450-8. 2013
    ..Opinions about the optimal lymph node dissection (LND) template in prostate cancer differ. Drainage and dissemination patterns are not necessarily identical...
  19. ncbi request reprint Open surgery for localized RCC
    Kathy Vander Eeckt
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:742-52. 2007
    ..This review provides the data that support open surgery in clear, selected cases of RCC...
  20. ncbi request reprint A pretreatment table for the prediction of final histopathology after radical prostatectomy in clinical unilateral T3a prostate cancer
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 51:388-94; discussion 395-6. 2007
    ..Such a predictive table in clinical T3 disease is still lacking. Our objective was to create a reference table for clinical unilateral T3a prostate cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Detection of clinical unilateral T3a prostate cancer - by digital rectal examination or transrectal ultrasonography?
    Chao Yu Hsu
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals, KU Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 98:982-5. 2006
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Localized prostate cancer: can we better define who is at risk of unfavourable outcome?
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 101:5-10. 2008
    ..The place of chemotherapy in the adjuvant or neoadjuvant setting in this patient group needs to be evaluated in clinical trials...
  23. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation of recurrent renal cell carcinoma in renal allograft after partial nephrectomy
    Lieven Goeman
    Department of Urology, UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Urology 67:199. 2006
    ..We report on a patient with recurrent renal cell carcinoma in a transplanted kidney that was successfully treated with percutaneous ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation...
  24. doi request reprint Outcome of nephron-sparing surgery for T1b renal cell carcinoma
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 103:1344-8. 2009
    ..NSS for RCC of <4 cm (T1a) is increasingly accepted, although its role for RCC of 4-7 cm (T1b) remains controversial...
  25. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy in very high-risk localized prostate cancer: long-term outcomes and outcome predictors
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 46:164-71. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to present the long-term outcomes and determine outcome predictors in very high-risk (cT3b-T4) prostate cancer (PCa) after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Outcome of surgery for clinical unilateral T3a prostate cancer: a single-institution experience
    Chao Yu Hsu
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 51:121-8; discussion 128-9. 2007
    ..The optimal management of locally advanced prostate cancer (cT3) is still a matter of debate. The objective of this study is to present 10-year outcomes of radical prostatectomy (RP) in unilateral cT3a disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of pathology review of stage and margin status of radical prostatectomy specimens (EORTC trial 22911)
    Theodorus H van der Kwast
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada, and Department of Urology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Virchows Arch 449:428-34. 2006
    ..05 and p>0.8). The observations suggest that review of pathological stage and surgical margin of radical prostatectomy strongly improves their prognostic impact in multi-institutional studies or trials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prepubic urethrectomy during radical cystoprostatectomy
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 51:915-21. 2007
    ..For this reason, some authors advocate a urethrectomy in these indications. At our center, we developed the technique of prepubic urethrectomy. We assessed the feasibility and implications of this technique over 20 yr of use...
  29. doi request reprint Prognostic factors for and outcome of locally advanced prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy
    Chao Yu Hsu
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 105:1536-40. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Analysis of renal cell carcinoma with subdiaphragmatic macroscopic venous invasion (T3b)
    Sjoerd Klaver
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 101:444-9. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The indications for partial nephrectomy in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:198-205. 2006
    ..In this article, the literature on nephron-sparing surgery was reviewed in order to put the management of renal cancer into a modern perspective...
  32. ncbi request reprint Open partial nephrectomy for complex tumours and >4 cm: Is it still the gold standard technique in the minimally invasive era?
    Hein Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Esp Urol 66:129-38. 2013
    ..LPN is feasible in numerous clinical scenarios in centres with advanced laparoscopic expertise but remains a challenging operation. Long-term studies are needed to further define the role of the robotic approach for PN...
  33. ncbi request reprint An improved orthotopic rat bladder tumor model using Dil-loaded fluorescent AY-27 cells
    Joachim Vandepitte
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische Biologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Cancer Biol Ther 9:986-93. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Treatment of localised renal cell carcinoma
    Hein Van Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 60:662-72. 2011
    ..The increasing incidence of localised renal cell carcinoma (RCC) over the last 3 decades and controversy over mortality rates have prompted reassessment of current treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison between open partial and radical nephrectomy for renal tumours: perioperative outcome and health-related quality of life
    Karl Lesage
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 51:614-20. 2007
    ..To compare perioperative outcome and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after open partial and radical nephrectomy for renal tumours...
  36. ncbi request reprint Benign renal mesenchymoma in the pediatric age group: a novel pathologic and karyotype entity
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Urology 63:981-4. 2004
    ..The unique features of the present case were further confirmed by the karyotype changes, which to our knowledge, have never been described before in a pediatric renal tumor...
  37. ncbi request reprint Treatment of erectile dysfunction by perineal exercise, electromyographic biofeedback, and electrical stimulation
    Marijke Van Kampen
    Department of Physiotherapy, University Hospital, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Phys Ther 83:536-43. 2003
    ..Only a few investigators have described the involvement of the perineal muscles in the process of human erection. The aim of this research was to evaluate a re-education program for men with erection problems of different etiologies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic complications after nephron-sparing surgery: angiographic diagnosis and management by transcatheter embolization
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1661-4. 2005
    ..In this retrospective study, the immediate radiologic and clinical success and the long-term follow-up of transcatheter embolization are evaluated...
  39. ncbi request reprint Metanephric adenoma during pregnancy: clinical presentation, histology, and cytogenetics
    Evelyne Lerut
    Department of Morphology and Molecular Pathology, University Hospitals Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Hum Pathol 37:1227-32. 2006
    ..The further pregnancy went on well. The karyotype of the tumor was 46,XX,t(1;22)(q22;q13),t(15;16)(q21;p13). To our knowledge, this is the first report on these chromosomal abnormalities in metanephric adenoma...
  40. doi request reprint The relationship between Prostate CAncer gene 3 (PCA3) and prostate cancer significance
    Hein Van Poppel
    UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium, Austria
    BJU Int 109:360-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the relationship between Prostate CAncer gene 3 (PCA3) and prostate cancer significance...
  41. ncbi request reprint Whole bladder wall photodynamic therapy of transitional cell carcinoma rat bladder tumors using intravesically administered hypericin
    Appolinary A R Kamuhabwa
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische Biologie en Fytofarmacologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 107:460-7. 2003
    ..A small percentage (2-5%) of tumor cells that survive the photodynamic treatment resulting in tumor regrowth after a prolonged period of time is likely due to oxygen depletion during light irradiation...
  42. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic partial thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum: conservative management is effective and possible
    Lieven Goeman
    UZ Gasthuisberg Leuven, Department of Urology, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 44:119-23. 2003
    ..The aetiology of partial thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum remains unclear, but conservative management of this rare condition appears to be effective and safe...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hypericin as a potential phototherapeutic agent in superficial transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Appolinary Kamuhabwa
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische Biologie en Fytofarmacologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 3:772-80. 2004
    ..This review focuses on the more recent in vitro and in vivo evaluation of hypericin as a photodynamic agent in the treatment of superficial transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) bladder tumors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy for older patients with prostate cancer
    John Anderson
    Department of Urology, University Hospital KU Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 99:269-73. 2007
  45. pmc A Giant Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Arising within a Villous Adenoma of the Urachus: Case Report and Review of the Literature
    Steven Joniau
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Case Report Med 2009:818646. 2009
    ..The patient remained free of disease for 50 months of follow-up. Only three previous cases of urachal adenocarcinoma associated with villous adenoma have been described...
  46. doi request reprint Does preoperative chemotherapy ease the surgical procedure for Wilms tumor?
    Guy A Bogaert
    University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    J Urol 182:1869-74. 2009
    ..We investigated volume changes after chemotherapy and compared all possible variables at a single center using the same surgical team...
  47. pmc Metabolic changes after urinary diversion
    Frank Van Der Aa
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Adv Urol 2011:764325. 2011
    ..The kidney function has to be monitored prior to and lifelong after urinary diversion. Screening for reversible causes of renal deterioration is an integral part of the followup...
  48. ncbi request reprint Urea-splitting urinary tract infection contributing to hyperammonemic encephalopathy
    Maarten Albersen
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:455-8. 2007
    ..We present a case of severe neurological symptoms caused by hyperammonemia, secondary to a urinary tract infection with urea-splitting bacteria...
  49. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of fatty acid synthase is an early and common event in the development of prostate cancer
    Johannes V Swinnen
    Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Developmental Biology, Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Cancer 98:19-22. 2002
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Degarelix: a novel gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor blocker--results from a 1-yr, multicentre, randomised, phase 2 dosage-finding study in the treatment of prostate cancer
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 54:805-13. 2008
    ..Degarelix is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist (GnRH receptor blocker) with immediate onset of action, suppressing gonadotropins, testosterone, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in prostate cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint The role of whole pelvic radiotherapy in locally advanced prostate cancer
    Piet Dirix
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 79:1-14. 2006
    ..Although, the absolute incidence of positive nodes in locally advanced prostate cancer warrants elective radiotherapy, it is relatively low and the modest improvements to be expected may be undetected in the results of a small trial...
  52. ncbi request reprint Is surveillance an option for the treatment of small renal masses?
    Hendrik VAN Poppel
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, K U Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Urol 52:1323-30. 2007
    ..To review the natural history and biological potential of small renal masses in order to evaluate whether surveillance is an option for treatment of small renal masses...
  53. doi request reprint Prevention of tumor cell reimplantation during transurethral resection: the in-vitro antiadhesive and cytotoxic properties of an irrigant containing polyethylene glycol 400
    Raphael Z Sangeda
    Laboratorium Farmaceutische Biologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Anticancer Drugs 21:645-50. 2010
    ..The irrigant remains active in the presence of serum proteins, is transparent, inexpensive and possesses an excellent safety profile...
  54. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the prostate
    Frank Van Der Aa
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Urology 65:388. 2005
    ..Therapy consisted of a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, resulting in prostate mass reduction. After 100 weeks, the patient was in good physical condition with a continuing partial response with a reduced mass volume and liver nodules...
  55. ncbi request reprint Muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    S Bruce Malkowicz
    Department of Urology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Urology 69:3-16. 2007
    ..Currently, no tumor markers have been prospectively validated to help guide clinical decision making, and prospective trials incorporating marker data should be encouraged...
  56. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for target volume definition in post-operative radiotherapy for prostate cancer, on behalf of the EORTC Radiation Oncology Group
    Philip Poortmans
    Department of Radiotherapy, Dr B Verbeeten Institute, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 84:121-7. 2007
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Current status of minimally invasive ablative techniques in the treatment of small renal tumours
    Vladimir Mouraviev
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Eur Urol 51:328-36. 2007
    ..In this review, we present recent data regarding the utility of needle ablative techniques in the experimental and clinical settings...
  58. ncbi request reprint Urachal carcinoma during pregnancy
    Kristel Van Calsteren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UZ Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Urology 67:1290.e19-21. 2006
    ..The treatment options, which largely depend on the duration of the pregnancy, the tumor stage, and the patient's desire to continue the pregnancy, are discussed...
  59. ncbi request reprint Segmental testicular infarction: conservative management is feasible and safe
    Sanjeev Madaan
    Department of Urology, St James University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Eur Urol 53:441-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this retrospective study was to describe the radiologic findings and the outcome of conservative management in a single-centre experience of 19 cases of segmental testicular infarction...
  60. ncbi request reprint Influence of the glycosaminoglycan layer on the permeation of hypericin in rat bladders in vivo
    Ann Huygens
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische Biologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BJU Int 100:1176-81. 2007
    ..To investigate the influence of a glycosaminoglycan (GAG) layer on the specific location of hypericin in superficial urothelial carcinoma lesions of the bladder after intravesical instillation...
  61. ncbi request reprint Permeation of hypericin in spheroids composed of different grade transitional cell carcinoma cell lines and normal human urothelial cells
    Ann Huygens
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische Biologie en Fytofarmacologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Urol 174:69-72. 2005
    ..We investigated the importance of E-cadherin expression on the selective accumulation of hypericin in superficial bladder cancer after intravesical instillation...
  62. doi request reprint Re: Bianco FJ, Scardino PT, and Eastham JA: Radical prostatectomy: long-term cancer control and recovery of sexual and urinary function ("Trifecta") (Urology 66(5 suppl): 83-94, 2005)
    Lieven Goeman
    Urology 71:361. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the photodynamic effect of hypericin in tumour spheroids by fractionated light delivery in combination with hyperoxygenation
    Ann Huygens
    Laboratorium voor Farmaceutische Biologie en Fytofarmacologie, Faculteit Farmaceutische Wetenschappen, Belgium
    Int J Oncol 26:1691-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, whole bladder wall PDT with hypericin is likely to become a very efficient antitumoural treatment against superficial bladder cancer, on the condition that instillation fluids are hyperoxygenated during light irradiation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Segmental testicular infarction. Conservative management is feasible and safe: part 2
    Sanjeev Madaan
    Department of Urology, St James University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Eur Urol 53:656-8. 2008