Maarten Albersen

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Affiliation: University Hospitals Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of erectile dysfunction in the aging male: a mini-review
    Maarten Albersen
    Department of Urology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Gerontology 58:3-14. 2012
  2. pmc Functional, metabolic, and morphologic characteristics of a novel rat model of type 2 diabetes-associated erectile dysfunction
    Maarten Albersen
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 78:476.e1-8. 2011
  3. pmc Recruitment of intracavernously injected adipose-derived stem cells to the major pelvic ganglion improves erectile function in a rat model of cavernous nerve injury
    Thomas M Fandel
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Eur Urol 61:201-10. 2012
  4. pmc Both immediate and delayed intracavernous injection of autologous adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction enhances recovery of erectile function in a rat model of cavernous nerve injury
    Xuefeng Qiu
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Eur Urol 62:720-7. 2012
  5. pmc Effects of prolonged vaginal distension and β-aminopropionitrile on urinary continence and urethral structure
    Guifang Wang
    Department of Urology, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 78:968.e13-9. 2011
  6. pmc Effects of intravenous injection of adipose-derived stem cells in a rat model of radiation therapy-induced erectile dysfunction
    Xuefeng Qiu
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1834-41. 2012
  7. pmc Cavernous nerve repair with allogenic adipose matrix and autologous adipose-derived stem cells
    Guiting Lin
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 77:1509.e1-8. 2011
  8. pmc Pentoxifylline promotes recovery of erectile function in a rat model of postprostatectomy erectile dysfunction
    Maarten Albersen
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Eur Urol 59:286-96. 2011
  9. pmc Improved penile histology by phalloidin stain: circular and longitudinal cavernous smooth muscles, dual-endothelium arteries, and erectile dysfunction-associated changes
    Guiting Lin
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 78:970.e1-8. 2011
  10. pmc Effects of EdU labeling on mesenchymal stem cells
    Hongxiu Ning
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cytotherapy 15:57-63. 2013

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of erectile dysfunction in the aging male: a mini-review
    Maarten Albersen
    Department of Urology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Gerontology 58:3-14. 2012
    ..This mini-review provides an overview of contemporary literature concerning epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of erectile dysfunction in the aging male...
  2. pmc Functional, metabolic, and morphologic characteristics of a novel rat model of type 2 diabetes-associated erectile dysfunction
    Maarten Albersen
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 78:476.e1-8. 2011
    ..To conduct a pilot study to investigate functional, metabolic, and penile morphologic changes in a novel model of lean DM2. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a frequent sequela in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2)...
  3. pmc Recruitment of intracavernously injected adipose-derived stem cells to the major pelvic ganglion improves erectile function in a rat model of cavernous nerve injury
    Thomas M Fandel
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Eur Urol 61:201-10. 2012
    ..Intracavernous (IC) injection of stem cells has been shown to ameliorate cavernous-nerve (CN) injury-induced erectile dysfunction (ED). However, the mechanisms of action of adipose-derived stem cells (ADSC) remain unclear...
  4. pmc Both immediate and delayed intracavernous injection of autologous adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction enhances recovery of erectile function in a rat model of cavernous nerve injury
    Xuefeng Qiu
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Eur Urol 62:720-7. 2012
    ..However, culturing exposes ADSCs to the risk of contamination and dedifferentiation...
  5. pmc Effects of prolonged vaginal distension and β-aminopropionitrile on urinary continence and urethral structure
    Guifang Wang
    Department of Urology, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 78:968.e13-9. 2011
    ..To investigate the effects of prolonged vaginal distension and β-aminopropionitrile (BAPN) on the urinary patterns and urethral structure in female virgin rats...
  6. pmc Effects of intravenous injection of adipose-derived stem cells in a rat model of radiation therapy-induced erectile dysfunction
    Xuefeng Qiu
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1834-41. 2012
    ..Radiation therapy (RT) for prostate cancer is frequently associated with posttreatment erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  7. pmc Cavernous nerve repair with allogenic adipose matrix and autologous adipose-derived stem cells
    Guiting Lin
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 77:1509.e1-8. 2011
    ..To investigate whether adipose-derived matrix seeded with adipose-derived stem cells (ADSC) can facilitate the repair of injured cavernous nerves (CNs)...
  8. pmc Pentoxifylline promotes recovery of erectile function in a rat model of postprostatectomy erectile dysfunction
    Maarten Albersen
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Eur Urol 59:286-96. 2011
    ..Pentoxifylline (PTX) is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor that further inhibits multiple cytokine pathways involved in nerve degeneration, apoptosis, and fibrosis...
  9. pmc Improved penile histology by phalloidin stain: circular and longitudinal cavernous smooth muscles, dual-endothelium arteries, and erectile dysfunction-associated changes
    Guiting Lin
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 78:970.e1-8. 2011
    ..To investigate whether fluorochrome-conjugated phalloidin can delineate cavernous smooth muscle (CSM) cells and whether it can be combined with immunofluorescence (IF) staining to quantify erectile dysfunction (ED)-associated changes...
  10. pmc Effects of EdU labeling on mesenchymal stem cells
    Hongxiu Ning
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cytotherapy 15:57-63. 2013
    ..In the present study, we tested whether EdU was cytotoxic and whether it interfered with differentiation, cytokine secretion and migration of MSCs...
  11. doi request reprint Phosphodiesterase-5 expression and function in the lower urinary tract: a critical review
    Ching Shwun Lin
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 81:480-7. 2013
    ..For PDE-5 expression, the data have ranged from extremely low to highly abundant. PDE-5 has been found in the glandular epithelium, vascular smooth muscle, endothelium, and fibromuscular stroma...
  12. doi request reprint Injections of adipose tissue-derived stem cells and stem cell lysate improve recovery of erectile function in a rat model of cavernous nerve injury
    Maarten Albersen
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    J Sex Med 7:3331-40. 2010
    ..However, the mechanisms of action for stem cell therapy remain controversial, with increasing evidence pointing to paracrine pathways...
  13. doi request reprint Inhibition of Rho-kinase improves erectile function, increases nitric oxide signaling and decreases penile apoptosis in a rat model of cavernous nerve injury
    Johanna L Hannan
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 189:1155-61. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether daily treatment with the ROCK inhibitor Y-27632 (Tocris Bioscience, Ellisville, Missouri) would prevent erectile dysfunction in a rat model of bilateral cavernous nerve injury...
  14. pmc Stem cells: novel players in the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Haiyang Zhang
    Minimally Invasive Urology Center, Provincial Hospital affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, China
    Asian J Androl 14:145-55. 2012
    ..In addition, several subtypes of ASCs are localized in the penis, and circulating endogenous stem cells can be employed to predict the outcome of ED and ED-related cardiovascular diseases...
  15. pmc The future is today: emerging drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Maarten Albersen
    Basic Research Fellow Male Sexual Dysfunction, University of California at San Francisco, Department of Urology, Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Campus Box 0738, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 15:467-80. 2010
    ..PDE type 5 inhibitors (PDE5I) now account for the largest segment of the ED market. While these drugs are highly efficacious for many men, a relatively large subset of ED patients who do not respond to PDE5I is increasingly recognized...
  16. doi request reprint Multipotent stromal cell therapy for cavernous nerve injury-induced erectile dysfunction
    Maarten Albersen
    Laboratory of Experimental Urology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Sex Med 9:385-403. 2012
    ..Multipotent stromal cells (MSCs) are an attractive cell source for this application based on their regenerative potential and their clinical applicability...