Alessandro Bertaccini

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Observational database serenoa repens (DOSSER): overview, analysis and results. A multicentric SIUrO (Italian Society of Oncological Urology) project
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Clinica Urologica, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 84:117-22. 2012
  2. doi request reprint [The efficacy of degarelix on LUTS (Lower urinary tract symptoms) relief in patients with prostate cancer]
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Urologia 79:197-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Indications for a medium mineral high bicarbonate water (Cerelia) in urology
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 81:192-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations in blood ghrelin levels in prostate cancer patients submitted to hormone suppressive treatment
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 29:1345-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The extent of pelvic lymph node dissection correlates with the biochemical recurrence rate in patients with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Departments of Urology and Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJU Int 108:1262-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of the extent of lymph-node dissection on biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy in node-negative patients
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9, 40134, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2297-302. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a new echographic method (RULES, radiofrequency ultrasonic local estimators) in prostate cancer diagnosis
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:1883-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the BSP-BPH (Bononian Satisfaction Profile--Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) a "disease-specific" questionnaire for the evaluation of health related quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:103-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A novel spectral ultrasonic differentiation method for marking regions of interest in biological tissues. In vivo preliminary results
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:108-10. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of lymphovascular invasion in bladder cancer in patients treated with radical cystectomy
    Fabiano Palmieri
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Pelagio Palagi 9 Street, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2973-6. 2010

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Observational database serenoa repens (DOSSER): overview, analysis and results. A multicentric SIUrO (Italian Society of Oncological Urology) project
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Clinica Urologica, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 84:117-22. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint [The efficacy of degarelix on LUTS (Lower urinary tract symptoms) relief in patients with prostate cancer]
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Urologia 79:197-9. 2012
    ..These characteristics of degarelix can impact on the clinical decision making to choose a therapy instead of another...
  3. ncbi request reprint Indications for a medium mineral high bicarbonate water (Cerelia) in urology
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 81:192-4. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations in blood ghrelin levels in prostate cancer patients submitted to hormone suppressive treatment
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 29:1345-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the relationship existing between ghrelin and testosterone, insulin, and PSA in prostate adenocarcinoma...
  5. doi request reprint The extent of pelvic lymph node dissection correlates with the biochemical recurrence rate in patients with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Departments of Urology and Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJU Int 108:1262-8. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of the extent of lymph-node dissection on biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy in node-negative patients
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9, 40134, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2297-302. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the number of lymph nodes (LN) retrieved at PLND during radical prostatectomy (RP) on biochemical relapse (BCR) in node-negative patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a new echographic method (RULES, radiofrequency ultrasonic local estimators) in prostate cancer diagnosis
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:1883-6. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the accuracy of a new echographic method named RULES (radiofrequency ultrasonic local estimators) in the diagnosis of prostate cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of the BSP-BPH (Bononian Satisfaction Profile--Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) a "disease-specific" questionnaire for the evaluation of health related quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:103-9. 2004
    ..The innovation of this questionnaire is that the patients' scores achieved are related to their subjective satisfaction...
  9. ncbi request reprint A novel spectral ultrasonic differentiation method for marking regions of interest in biological tissues. In vivo preliminary results
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:108-10. 2007
    ..quot;in vivo" application of a new echographic method able to better identify neoplastic tissue. The aim of this study was to evaluate its accuracy in the diagnosis of prostate cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of lymphovascular invasion in bladder cancer in patients treated with radical cystectomy
    Fabiano Palmieri
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Pelagio Palagi 9 Street, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2973-6. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the prognostic role of LVI at final pathology...
  11. doi request reprint Accuracy of MRI/MRSI-based transrectal ultrasound biopsy in peripheral and transition zones of the prostate gland in patients with prior negative biopsy
    Claudia Testa
    University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Bologna, Italy
    NMR Biomed 23:1017-26. 2010
    ..822) for patients with prior negative biopsies. Histopathological analysis showed that the main limitation of MRSI is the percentage of false positive findings due to prostatitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study to reduce prostate biopsy cores by a real time interactive tool
    Nicola Testoni
    DEIS, Department of Electronics, Computer Sciences and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 82:238-41. 2010
    ..Although accuracy grows with core number, patient discomfort and adverse event probability grow as well. Thus it would be worth to aim to reduce the number of prostate biopsy cores without loss of diagnostic accuracy...
  13. doi request reprint 11C-choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography for preoperative lymph-node staging in intermediate-risk and high-risk prostate cancer: comparison with clinical staging nomograms
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:392-401. 2008
    ..Conventional imaging (CI) techniques are inadequate for lymph node (LN) staging in prostate cancer (PCa)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Systematic development of clinical practice guidelines for prostate biopsies: a 3-year Italian project
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi Str 9, 40100, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 27:659-66. 2007
    ..The only available method to detect prostate cancer is prostate biopsy; however, to our knowledge, no evidence-based clinical practice guidelines have been established on this topic...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor rehabilitation for continence recovery after radical prostatectomy: role of a personal training re-educational program
    Debora Marchiori
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, 40100 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:553-6. 2010
    ..We investigated if a post surgery tutored and personal trained pelvic floor re-educational program improves continence recovery more than pelvic floor exercises performed by patients on their own...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the urinary bladder: case report and review of the literature
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:1369-72. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Liposarcoma of the spermatic-cord: description of two clinical cases and review of the literature
    Michele Malizia
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 77:115-7. 2005
    ..In this paper we describe our experience of two cases treated at our Department between 1995 and 2002 and discuss about the clinical management of this misleading tumor in the light of the several experiences reported in literature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Male to female gender reassignment: modified surgical technique for creating the neoclitoris and mons veneris
    Marcello Soli
    Department of Andrology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Sex Med 5:210-6. 2008
    ..The principal goal of surgical techniques for male to female gender reassignment is to provide aesthetic and functional external female genitalia...
  19. ncbi request reprint A case of tumor of the penis: interstitial brachitherapy after conservative surgical therapy
    Michele Malizia
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:177-8. 2004
    ..This procedure is associated to remarkable psycosessuals problems that greatly affect the quality of life. We bring back a case with organ sparing conservative treatment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: oncological evaluation in the early phase of the learning curve comparing to retropubic approach
    Giuseppe Martorana
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:1-5. 2004
    ..In this study we report our initial experience with laparoscopic surgery focusing on the oncological assessments and comparing these results to those of the retropubic approach...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hematoma into peritoneum following transrectal echo-guide prostate biopsy inducing lower abdominal and urinary tract symptoms
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 78:29-31. 2006
    ..In fact, this is considered a safe procedure in which generally mild complications occur and they stop spontaneously...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fibrous hamartoma of corpus cavernosum: a rare cause of congenital penile curvature associated with erectile dysfunction
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Urol 172:642-3. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint A novel spectral ultrasonic differentiation method for marking regions of interest in biological tissue: in vitro results for prostate
    Roberto Ponchietti
    Department of Urology, University of Siena, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:147-53. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a new method of spectral analysis of the radiofrequency (RF) ultrasonic echo signal in discriminating neoplastic from non-neoplastic tissue of the prostate gland...
  24. ncbi request reprint Checkpoint effectors CDKN1A and Gadd45 correlate with oxidative DNA damage in human prostate carcinoma
    Catia Giovannini
    Center for Applied Biomedical Research CRBA, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:3955-60. 2004
    ..Although cellular oxidative stress is a major cause of DNA damage, it is still not clear to what degree it affects genetic instability and malignant progression in established prostate carcinoma (PCa)...
  25. ncbi request reprint BSP-PC (Bononian Satisfaction Profile--Prostate Cancer): development and validation of a "disease-specific" questionnaire for the evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients with prostate cancer
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 75:187-94. 2003
    ..The BSP-PC items are mainly related to the subjects' satisfaction. As far as we know, it does not exist any disease specific instrument based on such aspect...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo HR-MAS magnetic resonance spectroscopy of normal and malignant human renal tissues
    Valeria Righi
    Dipartimento di Biochimica G Moruzzi, Sezione di Chimica e Propedeutica Biochimica, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 27:3195-204. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the metabolic profile of normal and tumoral renal tissues by ex vivo high resolution magic angle spinning magnetic resonance spectroscopy (HR-MAS MRS)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Uro-gramma: the importance of updating the predictive model
    Domenico Viola
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:19-24. 2004
    ..Aim of this study is to improve Uro-gramma, updating it, to take into account the continuous evolution of the population...