Alvaro Morales

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Androgen replacement therapy and prostate safety
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Ont, Canada
    Eur Urol 41:113-20. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Issues in men's health: hormones, sexual function, and quality of life
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, 62 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3J7
    Curr Urol Rep 9:89-90. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of intravesical immunotherapy for bladder cancer: mycobacterial cell wall preparation as a promising agent
    Alvaro Morales
    Queen s University and General Hospital, Centre for Applied Urological Research, 62 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:1067-73. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The long and tortuous history of the discovery of testosterone and its clinical application
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:1178-83. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Androgens are fundamental in the maintenance of male sexual health
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, 62 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3J7, Canada
    Curr Urol Rep 12:453-60. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Effect of testosterone administration to men with prostate cancer is unpredictable: a word of caution and suggestions for a registry
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BJU Int 107:1369-73. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Androgens and sexual function: a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind study of testosterone vs. dehydroepiandrosterone in men with sexual dysfunction and androgen deficiency
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Aging Male 12:104-12. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The onset of late life hypogonadism
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, General Hospital and Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Aging Male 11:43. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Clinical practice experience with testosterone treatment in men with testosterone deficiency syndrome
    Drew McLaren
    Department of Urology and Centre for Applied Urological Research, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BJU Int 102:1142-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Testosterone administration to men with testosterone deficiency syndrome after external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: preliminary observations
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 103:62-4. 2009

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Androgen replacement therapy and prostate safety
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Ont, Canada
    Eur Urol 41:113-20. 2002
    ..A set of recommendations regarding androgen replacement therapy and prostate safety is proposed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Issues in men's health: hormones, sexual function, and quality of life
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, 62 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3J7
    Curr Urol Rep 9:89-90. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of intravesical immunotherapy for bladder cancer: mycobacterial cell wall preparation as a promising agent
    Alvaro Morales
    Queen s University and General Hospital, Centre for Applied Urological Research, 62 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:1067-73. 2008
    ..Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) has been shown to be effective against papillary tumors, but particularly in the treatment of CIS. Unfortunately, live BCG has serious safety limitations...
  4. doi request reprint The long and tortuous history of the discovery of testosterone and its clinical application
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Sex Med 10:1178-83. 2013
    ..The testis importance in homeostasis was recognized for millennia, but a consistent interest in exploring their endocrine function only goes back to about a century...
  5. doi request reprint Androgens are fundamental in the maintenance of male sexual health
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, 62 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3J7, Canada
    Curr Urol Rep 12:453-60. 2011
    ..Severe androgen deficiency results in anatomical and hemodynamic changes leading to erectile dysfunction that can be corrected with testosterone supplementation...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of testosterone administration to men with prostate cancer is unpredictable: a word of caution and suggestions for a registry
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BJU Int 107:1369-73. 2011
    ..Until credible evidence becomes available, the current restrictions regarding the administration of testosterone to men with PCa should remain in place...
  7. doi request reprint Androgens and sexual function: a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind study of testosterone vs. dehydroepiandrosterone in men with sexual dysfunction and androgen deficiency
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Aging Male 12:104-12. 2009
    ..A placebo-controlled, randomized trial of oral androgen (T versus DHEA) supplementation was carried out to determine their efficacy...
  8. doi request reprint The onset of late life hypogonadism
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, General Hospital and Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Aging Male 11:43. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Clinical practice experience with testosterone treatment in men with testosterone deficiency syndrome
    Drew McLaren
    Department of Urology and Centre for Applied Urological Research, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    BJU Int 102:1142-6. 2008
    ..To report on a clinical practice series of testosterone-replacement therapy (TRT) in men with testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS), examining clinical efficacy, biochemical parameters and effects on prostate health over a 2-year period...
  10. doi request reprint Testosterone administration to men with testosterone deficiency syndrome after external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: preliminary observations
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 103:62-4. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of testosterone supplementation in men with testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS) after external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endocrine aspects of sexual dysfunction in men
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s Univerisity, Kingston, ON, Canada
    J Sex Med 1:69-81. 2004
    ..Aim. To provide expert opinions/recommendations concerning state-of-the-art knowledge for the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of endocrinologic sexual medicine disorders...
  12. doi request reprint Intralesional recombinant alpha-interferon for localized prostate cancer: a pilot study with follow-up of >10 years
    Laurel Emerson
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    BJU Int 104:1068-70. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Androgen replacement therapy in the hypogonadal ageing man
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart St, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:911-8. 2003
    ..For the sake of simplicity and directness, this review will use the terms ADAM and andropause to denote the global hormonal alterations associated with ageing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Testosterone treatment for the aging man: the controversy
    Alvaro Morales
    Queen s University and Centre for Advanced Urological Research, 76 Stuart Street Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    Curr Urol Rep 5:472-7. 2004
    ..The urologist is in a unique position to assist patients and colleagues in other specialties, particularly in relation to prostate safety. This update focuses on the most prominent areas of controversy...
  15. ncbi request reprint A critical appraisal of accuracy and cost of laboratory methodologies for the diagnosis of hypogonadism: the role of free testosterone assays
    Alvaro Morales
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 19:6314-8. 2012
    ..While clinicians should be discouraged from ordering FT assays, laboratories performing it should indicate what method was used and warned about possible reliability concerns. FT assays should no longer be a reimbursable test...
  16. ncbi request reprint An integral view of the neuroendocrine aspects of male sexual dysfunction and aging
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 10:1777-9. 2003
    ..This evidence is still controversial but of unquestionable importance in our understanding of endocrine alterations and sexual shortcomings associated with aging...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endocrine causes of impotence (nondiabetes)
    Jeremy P W Heaton
    Queen s University and Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    Urol Clin North Am 30:73-81. 2003
    ..Other, nondiabetic, endocrine abnormalities may need to be considered in the management or the patient with ED...
  18. ncbi request reprint The reliability of clinical and biochemical assessment in symptomatic late-onset hypogonadism: can a case be made for a 3-month therapeutic trial?
    Angela M Black
    Department of Urology, Kingston General Hospital and Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 94:1066-70. 2004
    ..To assess whether testosterone (T) supplementation in men considered to have symptomatic late-onset hypogonadism (SLOH) can be evaluated clinically and biochemically...
  19. ncbi request reprint Men's aging and sexual disorders: an update on diagnosis and treatment
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology and Center for Advanced Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 6:85-92. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to premature ejaculation: extracorporeal functional magnetic stimulation
    Alvaro Morales
    Centre for Applied Urological Research, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 16:4458-62. 2009
    ..Treatment ranges from behavior modification to systemic and topical pharmacological treatments. Results to date have been generally inconsistent and of limited effectiveness. New avenues of therapy are needed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Androgen deficiency in the aging male: when, who, and how to investigate and treat
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Victory 4, K7L2V7, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Urol Clin North Am 29:975-82, x. 2002
    ..Equally important is responsibility for the patient's monitoring, because prolonged androgen replacement therapy can be associated with significant complications, particularly in the prostrate...
  22. doi request reprint The significance of biological variation in the diagnosis of testosterone deficiency, and consideration of the relevance of total, free and bioavailable testosterone determinations
    Christine P Collier
    Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 183:2294-9. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction: an overview
    Alvaro Morales
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, General Hospital Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Canada
    Clin Geriatr Med 19:529-38. 2003
    ..A well-informed, understanding physician can provide sound advice, institute appropriate therapies, and organize intelligent referrals...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and risk of prostate cancer in Ontario, Canada
    Melanie Walker
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Onatrio, Canada
    Int J Cancer 116:592-8. 2005
    ..Since dietary information was collected before subjects knew their diagnosis, recall bias was avoided...
  25. ncbi request reprint Experimental intraprostatic injection of bacillus Calmette-Guerin: a feasibility and safety study
    Urszula Kosecka
    Department of Urology, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 173:996-9. 2005
    ..We investigated the feasibility and safety of intraprostatic administration of bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and determined the histological changes induced by this approach...
  26. pmc Category III chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: insights from the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Collaborative Research Network studies
    J Curtis Nickel
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7, Canada
    Curr Urol Rep 9:320-7. 2008
    ..Landmark publications of the CPCRN document a decade of progress. Insights from these CPCRN studies have improved our management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome and offer hope for continued progress...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of rapid urine tests for the diagnosis of upper urinary tract malignancy
    D Robert Siemens
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Urol 10:1754-8. 2003
    ..Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) to urinary cytology in establishing the diagnosis of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) in patients with suspected upper tract malignancy...
  28. doi request reprint Intravesical mycobacterial cell wall-DNA complex in the treatment of carcinoma in situ of the bladder after standard intravesical therapy has failed
    Alvaro Morales
    Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 181:1040-5. 2009
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  29. ncbi request reprint Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in men
    Tom F Lue
    Department of Urology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 1:6-23. 2004
    ..Disorders of sexual function in men include erectile dysfunction, orgasm/ejaculation disorders, priapism, and Peyronie's disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome (TDS) needs to be named appropriately--the importance of accurate terminology
    Alvaro Morales
    Eur Urol 50:407-9. 2006
  31. doi request reprint Commentary on adjunctive use of testosterone gel with sildenafil for erectile dysfunction
    Alvaro Morales
    J Urol 179:S103. 2008
  32. doi request reprint Rationale, design and methods of the ESPRIT study: Energy, Sexual desire and body PropoRtions wIth AndroGel, Testosterone 1% gel therapy, in hypogonadal men
    Hermann M Behre
    Centre of Reproductive Medicine and Andrology, University Hospital Halle, Germany
    Aging Male 11:101-6. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Re: Low age adjusted free testosterone levels correlate with poorly differentiated prostate cancer. I. F. San Francisco, M. M. Regan, W. C. DeWolf and A. F. Olumi, J Urol, 175: 1341-1346, 2006
    Alvaro Morales
    J Urol 176:2746; author reply 2746. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint History of bacillus Calmette-Guerin and bladder cancer: an immunotherapy success story
    Harry W Herr
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 179:53-6. 2008
    ..We review how the bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine evolved to become standard therapy for superficial bladder cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Legends in urology
    Alvaro Morales
    Can J Urol 15:3951-3. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and prostate health: debunking myths demands evidence, caution, and good clinical judgment
    Alvaro Morales
    Eur Urol 50:895-7. 2006