Matthias May

Summary

Affiliation: Carl-Thiem Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc The FUSE binding proteins FBP1 and FBP3 are potential c-myc regulators in renal, but not in prostate and bladder cancer
    Achim Weber
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Surgical Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 8:369. 2008
  2. ncbi Metastasizing testicular germ-cell tumor with infiltration of the right heart: indication for primary metastasectomy
    Matthias May
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Berlin Charité University Teaching Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Heart Vessels 21:63-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Body size and weight as predisposing factors in varicocele
    M May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:45-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Validity of the CAPRA score to predict biochemical recurrence-free survival after radical prostatectomy. Results from a european multicenter survey of 1,296 patients
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    J Urol 178:1957-62; discussion 1962. 2007
  5. ncbi [Coincidence of testicular germ cell tumor and sarcoidosis: A diagnostic challenge]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048, Cottbus
    Urologe A 45:1176-80. 2006
  6. ncbi [A benign abdominal schwannoma presenting as postrenal failure--a case report]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 219:30-1. 2007
  7. ncbi How far is the preoperative Kattan nomogram applicable for the prediction of recurrence after prostatectomy in patients presenting with PSA levels of more than 20 ng/ml? A validation study
    M May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Germany
    Urol Int 77:222-6. 2006
  8. ncbi Prognostic impact of lymphovascular invasion in radical prostatectomy specimens
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Charitè zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, D 03048 Cottbus, Germany
    BJU Int 99:539-44. 2007
  9. doi [Detection of papillomavirus DNA in the prostate: a virus with underestimated clinical relevance?]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048 Cottbus, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:846-52. 2008
  10. ncbi Lunar phases and zodiac signs do not influence quality of radical cystectomy--a statistical analysis of 452 patients with invasive bladder cancer
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Charitè zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, Cottbus, 03048, Germany
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1023-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications90

  1. pmc The FUSE binding proteins FBP1 and FBP3 are potential c-myc regulators in renal, but not in prostate and bladder cancer
    Achim Weber
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Surgical Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 8:369. 2008
    ..Whereas it is known that c-myc alterations play a completely different role in various carcinomas of the urogenital tract, the relevance of FBPs is unclear...
  2. ncbi Metastasizing testicular germ-cell tumor with infiltration of the right heart: indication for primary metastasectomy
    Matthias May
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Berlin Charité University Teaching Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Heart Vessels 21:63-5. 2006
    ..We conclude that in this special case aggressive surgical management following chemotherapy was very effective in controlling the disseminated testicular tumor...
  3. ncbi Body size and weight as predisposing factors in varicocele
    M May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:45-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this investigation was to examine a possible influence of weight, height and body mass index (BMI) on the formation of varicoceles during childhood and adolescence...
  4. ncbi Validity of the CAPRA score to predict biochemical recurrence-free survival after radical prostatectomy. Results from a european multicenter survey of 1,296 patients
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    J Urol 178:1957-62; discussion 1962. 2007
    ..The present study uses a German database to contribute to existing validation work and to test transferability of the CAPRA score to a sample that differs fundamentally from the SEARCH sample in terms of clinical features...
  5. ncbi [Coincidence of testicular germ cell tumor and sarcoidosis: A diagnostic challenge]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048, Cottbus
    Urologe A 45:1176-80. 2006
    ..Sarcoidosis, a condition that can be combined with testicular cancer, should always be considered in the differential diagnosis...
  6. ncbi [A benign abdominal schwannoma presenting as postrenal failure--a case report]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 219:30-1. 2007
    ..Benign schwannomas are uncommon soft-tissue tumors in childhood. The occurrence of an abdominal schwannoma effecting an acute postrenal failure has not been reported thus far...
  7. ncbi How far is the preoperative Kattan nomogram applicable for the prediction of recurrence after prostatectomy in patients presenting with PSA levels of more than 20 ng/ml? A validation study
    M May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Germany
    Urol Int 77:222-6. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Prognostic impact of lymphovascular invasion in radical prostatectomy specimens
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Charitè zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, D 03048 Cottbus, Germany
    BJU Int 99:539-44. 2007
    ..To estimate the prognostic value of lymphovascular invasion (LVI) in patients with node-negative prostate cancer treated by radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  9. doi [Detection of papillomavirus DNA in the prostate: a virus with underestimated clinical relevance?]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048 Cottbus, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:846-52. 2008
    ..Whether oncogenic HPV are involved in the pathogenesis of prostate cancer has been a subject of great controversy. This study's purpose was to investigate the association between HPV infection and prostate cancer (PCA)...
  10. ncbi Lunar phases and zodiac signs do not influence quality of radical cystectomy--a statistical analysis of 452 patients with invasive bladder cancer
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Charitè zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, Cottbus, 03048, Germany
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1023-30. 2007
    ..It has been postulated that radical cystectomy performed during the waxing moon, or particularly at full moon, or at the zodiac sign Libra is associated with a poorer outcome...
  11. ncbi [Pseudomalignant primary renal actinomycosis after ureterosigmoidostomy. A case report]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Cottbus, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:68-71. 2008
    ..In summary, detailed information concerning the etiology, the clinical symptoms as well as diagnostic and therapeutic options are discussed in our case report...
  12. ncbi [Radical cystectomy in the treatment of bladder cancer always in due time?]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, 03048, Cottbus
    Urologe A 46:913-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how the survival rates for patients with muscle-invasive bladder carcinoma are influenced by the tumor stage at initial presentation...
  13. ncbi Comparative diagnostic value of urine cytology, UBC-ELISA, and fluorescence in situ hybridization for detection of transitional cell carcinoma of urinary bladder in routine clinical practice
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Institute of Pathology, Rostock University, Rostock, Germany
    Urology 70:449-53. 2007
    ..We comparatively tested cytology, FISH, and the cytokeratin-detection test of urinary bladder cancer (UBC) in routine clinical practice...
  14. ncbi Prognostic significance of proliferation activity and neuroendocrine differentiation to predict treatment failure after radical prostatectomy
    Matthias May
    Departments of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 41:375-81. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to clarify the prognostic value of tumor cell proliferation and NE tumor cell differentiation in prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy, and to compare these parameters with each other...
  15. ncbi Erectile dysfunction, discrepancy between high prevalence and low utilization of treatment options: results from the 'Cottbus Survey' with 10 000 men
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    BJU Int 100:1110-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the age-stratified prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) and its comorbidities, and to assess the population's knowledge, utilization, and general attitude towards the treatment for ED...
  16. ncbi Results from three municipal hospitals regarding radical cystectomy on elderly patients
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, Cottbus, Germany
    Int Braz J Urol 33:764-73; discussion 774-6. 2007
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  17. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery versus antegrade scrotal sclerotherapy: Retrospective comparison of two different approaches for varicocele treatment
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Eur Urol 49:384-7. 2006
    ..However, very limited data comparing these two approaches are available in the literature. We present our experience regarding outcome and complications with each treatment modality...
  18. ncbi [Angiomyolipoma of the kidneys as a rare cause of retroperitoneal hemorrhage. Two case reports with tuberous sclerosis Bourneville-Pringle]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, CTK Cottbus, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Charité zu Berlin
    Urologe A 42:693-701. 2003
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  19. ncbi Significance of the time period between diagnosis of muscle invasion and radical cystectomy with regard to the prognosis of transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelium in the bladder
    M May
    Urology Clinics, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:231-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of the time window between evidence of muscle invasion and radical cystectomy on the pathological stage and progression-free survival...
  20. ncbi [Impact of immunochemotherapy on survival of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. A retrospective study comparing interferon-alpha-2a/vinblastine versus interferon-alpha-2a/interleukin-2/5-fluorouracil]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Cottbus
    Urologe A 43:1111-9. 2004
    ..While both treatment options offer comparable remission and survival rates, the IFN-alpha2a/VBL regimen induces fewer adverse events than the treatment with IFN-alpha2a/IL-2/5-FU...
  21. ncbi [Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord--report of one new case and review of the literature]
    M May
    Klinik für Urologie, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus
    Aktuelle Urol 35:130-3. 2004
    ..Retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy does not offer any additional therapeutic benefit, and the role of chemotherapy is not well defined. Regardless of initial therapy, the risk of local recurrence always necessitates long-term followup...
  22. ncbi Survival rates after radical cystectomy according to tumor stage of bladder carcinoma at first presentation
    Matthias May
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse, Cottbus, Germany
    Urol Int 72:103-11. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to establish to what extent the survival rates of muscle-invasive bladder carcinoma are influenced by the tumor stage at initial presentation...
  23. ncbi [Superior vena cava syndrome with bilateral jugular and subclavian vein thrombosis. Paraneoplastic manifestion of renal cell carcinoma]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, CTK, Cottbus
    Urologe A 42:1374-7. 2003
    ..A review of the literature pertinent to this rare case is provided...
  24. ncbi Penile entrapment in a plastic bottle - a case for using an oscillating splint saw
    Matthias May
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Berlin Charité University Teaching Hospital, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048, Cottbus, Germany
    Int Urol Nephrol 38:93-5. 2006
    ..Attempts to cut the bottle with a scalpel or a glass saw were ineffective. Finally, the bottle neck was cut longitudinally with an oscillating saw intended for cutting plaster casts...
  25. ncbi Diagnostic value of tumour marker regression models in stage 1 marker-positive testicular cancer
    Matthias May
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Urol Int 73:329-36. 2004
    ..In this article we describe a graphic interactive method which uses tumour marker clearance to help identify patients with occult metastases after orchiectomy...
  26. ncbi [Silica-containing urinary stones--clinical issues to keep in mind]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Cottbus
    Urologe A 44:68-72. 2005
    ..Formation of calculi can be prevented by increasing diuresis as well as switching to a different drug and reducing the dosage...
  27. ncbi [Solitary renal cell carcinoma metastasis to the thyroid gland--a paradigm of metastasectomy?]
    M May
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Cottbus
    Chirurg 74:768-74. 2003
    ..If tumour dissemination has occurred, palliative measures and endoscopic intervention (e.g. placement of an endotracheal stent) with the aim of improving quality of life by preventing obstruction of the airways are justified...
  28. ncbi [Locally recurrent malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the kidney and spermatic cord]
    M May
    Chirurgische Klinik des Carl Thiem Klinikums Cottbus
    Urologe A 43:976-81. 2004
    ..In this study, 26 patients with locally recurrent malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the kidney and spermatic cord after initial R0 resection were reviewed with regard to therapeutic options and prognosis...
  29. doi Analysis of sex differences in cancer-specific survival and perioperative mortality following radical cystectomy: results of a large German multicenter study of nearly 2500 patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Wolfgang Otto
    Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Centre, University of Regensburg, Landshuterstrasse 65, Regensburg, Germany
    Gend Med 9:481-9. 2012
    ..Although overall incidence is higher in men, cancer-specific survival (CSS) has been suggested to be lower in women. Although the former effect is attributed to greater exposure to carcinogens in men, the latter has not been elucidated...
  30. doi Gender-specific differences in cancer-specific survival after radical cystectomy for patients with urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder in pathologic tumor stage T4a
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum, Straubing, Germany
    Urol Oncol 31:1141-7. 2013
    ..Bladder cancer (UCB) staged pT4a show heterogeneous outcome after radical cystectomy (RC). No risk model has been established to date. Despite gender-specific differences, no comparative studies exist for this tumor stage...
  31. doi External validation of postoperative nomograms for prediction of all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and recurrence in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Philipp Nuhn
    Department of Urology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Eur Urol 61:58-64. 2012
    ..The Bladder Cancer Research Consortium (BCRC) created nomograms to predict all-cause mortality (ACM), cancer-specific mortality (CSM), and recurrence after radical cystectomy (RC) for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB)...
  32. doi Validation of a postoperative prognostic model consisting of tumor microvascular invasion, size, and grade to predict disease-free and cancer-specific survival of patients with surgically resected renal cell carcinoma
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    Int J Urol 16:616-21. 2009
    ..To determine the value of microvascular invasion, tumor size, and Fuhrman grade to predict the survival of patients with surgically resected renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  33. doi Do young patients with renal cell carcinoma feature a distinct outcome after surgery? A comparative analysis of patient age based on the multinational CORONA database
    Atiqullah Aziz
    Department of Urology, University of Regensburg, Caritas St Josef Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany
    J Urol 191:310-5. 2014
    ..We analyzed the distinct clinicopathological features and prognosis of patients with renal cell carcinoma age 40 years or less compared to a reference group of patients 60 to 70 years old...
  34. doi Gender-dependent cancer-specific survival following radical cystectomy
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Straubing, Germany
    World J Urol 30:707-13. 2012
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  35. ncbi Pathological upstaging detected in radical cystectomy procedures is associated with a significantly worse tumour-specific survival rate for patients with clinical T1 urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 45:251-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the frequency and prognosis of upstaging in patients undergoing RC due to UCB...
  36. ncbi Does preoperative platelet count and thrombocytosis play a prognostic role in patients undergoing nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma? Results of a comprehensive retrospective series
    Sabine Brookman-May
    Department of Urology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    World J Urol 31:1309-16. 2013
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  37. doi External validation of a risk model to predict recurrence-free survival after radical cystectomy in patients with pathological tumor stage T3N0 urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum, Straubing, Germany
    J Urol 187:1210-4. 2012
    ..We present what is to our knowledge the first external validation of this risk model...
  38. doi Expression of p53, p21 and cyclin D1 in penile cancer: p53 predicts poor prognosis
    Sven Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, Helios Clinic Bad Saarow, Germany
    J Clin Pathol 65:232-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the role of p53, p21 and cyclin D1 expression in patients with penile cancer (PC)...
  39. doi Lymph node density affects cancer-specific survival in patients with lymph node-positive urothelial bladder cancer following radical cystectomy
    Matthias May
    Klinik für Urologie, St Elisabeth Klinikum Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    Eur Urol 59:712-8. 2011
    ..Specifically, the prognostic significance of the LN density (ratio of positive LNs to the total number removed) has been demonstrated...
  40. doi Impact of macroscopic tumour necrosis to predict survival of patients with surgically resected renal cell carcinoma
    Sandra Pflanz
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:507-13. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to validate the prognostic value of macroscopic tumour necrosis, concerning postoperative survival...
  41. doi Difference between clinical and pathologic renal tumor size, correlation with survival, and implications for patient counseling regarding nephron-sparing surgery
    Sabine Brookman-May
    Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Center, University of Regensburg, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:1137-45. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the difference between clinical tumor size and pathologic tumor size and the influence of both parameters on cancer-specific survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma...
  42. doi Evaluation of renicapsular involvement in Stages I and II renal cell carcinoma from the morphological and prognostic point of view
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Straubing, Germany
    Urol Oncol 28:274-9. 2010
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  43. doi Worry, desire, and sexual satisfaction and their association with severity of ED and age
    Oliver Gralla
    University Hospital Cologne, Department of Urology, Cologne, Germany
    J Sex Med 5:2646-55. 2008
    ..This study evaluates worry about sexual and relationship functioning, sexual desire, and sexual satisfaction as indicators of sexual quality of life in men of different age groups suffering from mild to severe erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  44. doi Association between the number of dissected lymph nodes during pelvic lymphadenectomy and cancer-specific survival in patients with lymph node-negative urothelial carcinoma of the bladder undergoing radical cystectomy
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2018-25. 2011
    ....
  45. ncbi FISH--a new noninvasive method for the diagnosis of urinary bladder carcinomas
    Lieselotte Lübbe
    Institute of Pathology, Carl Thiem Clinic, Cottbus, Germany
    Clin Lab 50:395-402. 2004
    ..The FISH test proved to be a sensitive method and correlated with the histopathological data...
  46. doi Should we abstain from Gleason score 2-4 in the diagnosis of prostate cancer? Results of a German multicentre study
    Sabine Brookman-May
    Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Centre, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    World J Urol 30:97-103. 2012
    ..The present study analysed the loss of prognostic information related to the abandonment of Gleason score (GS) 2-4 by the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP-2005)...
  47. ncbi Gender differences in clinicopathological features and survival in surgically treated patients with renal cell carcinoma: an analysis of the multicenter CORONA database
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    World J Urol 31:1073-80. 2013
    ..To investigate gender differences in clinicopathological features and to analyze the prognostic impact of gender in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) patients undergoing surgery...
  48. doi Impact of clinical and histopathological parameters on disease specific survival in patients with collecting duct renal cell carcinoma: development of a disease specific risk model
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    J Urol 190:458-63. 2013
    ..Since few groups have evaluated the oncological prognosis in these patients based on clinical and pathological parameters, we assessed parameters prognostic for disease specific mortality...
  49. ncbi Prognostic value of perinodal lymphovascular invasion following radical cystectomy for lymph node-positive urothelial carcinoma
    Hans Martin Fritsche
    Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Centre, University of Regensburg, Germany
    Eur Urol 63:739-44. 2013
    ..Perinodal lymphovascular invasion (pnLVI) has not yet been defined...
  50. doi Prospective evaluation of interobserver variability of the hydronephrosis index and the renal resistive index as sonographic examination methods for the evaluation of acute hydronephrosis
    Oleg Rud
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital, Straubing, Germany
    BJU Int 110:E350-6. 2012
    ..To confirm the reliability of assessements of the renal resistive index (RRI) and the hydronephrosis index (HI) comprising two sonographic techniques providing additional information in patients with acute renal colic...
  51. doi Ten-year survival analysis for renal carcinoma patients treated with an autologous tumour lysate vaccine in an adjuvant setting
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital Straubing, Germany
    Cancer Immunol Immunother 59:687-95. 2010
    ..However, controlled clinical trials integrating the recent TNM classification and further risk constellations are required to define additional patient groups that may derive benefit from this treatment...
  52. doi Multicenter evaluation of the prognostic value of pT0 stage after radical cystectomy due to urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum, Straubing LMU München, Munchen, Germany
    BJU Int 108:E278-83. 2011
    ..To evaluate the characteristics and long-term outcome of patients with pT0 stage after radical cystectomy (RC) for urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder (UCB)...
  53. doi Urinary collecting system invasion reflects adverse long-term outcome and is associated with simultaneous metastatic spread at the time of surgery and with multilocular dissemination during postsurgical follow-up in renal cell cancer
    Sabine Brookman-Amissah
    Department of Urology, Clinic Weiden, Weiden, Germany
    World J Urol 28:103-9. 2010
    ..To assess the prognostic implication of urinary collecting system invasion (CSI) in renal cell cancer (RCC)...
  54. doi Time to recurrence is a significant predictor of cancer-specific survival after recurrence in patients with recurrent renal cell carcinoma--results from a comprehensive multi-centre database (CORONA/SATURN-Project)
    Sabine D Brookman-May
    Department of Urology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    BJU Int 112:909-16. 2013
    ..To analyse differences in clinical and histopathological criteria between patients with early and late recurrence...
  55. doi Ki-67, mini-chromosome maintenance 2 protein (MCM2) and geminin have no independent prognostic relevance for cancer-specific survival in surgically treated squamous cell carcinoma of the penis
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Clinic Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    BJU Int 112:E383-90. 2013
    ....
  56. doi p16(INK4a) is a marker of good prognosis for primary invasive penile squamous cell carcinoma: a multi-institutional study
    Sven Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, Helios Clinic Bad Saarow, Bad Saarow, Germany
    J Urol 187:899-907. 2012
    ..We assessed the prognostic role of p16(INK4a) expression in penile cancer with respect to cancer specific survival...
  57. doi Different HER2 protein expression profiles aid in the histologic differential diagnosis between urothelial carcinoma in situ (CIS) and non-CIS conditions (dysplasia and reactive atypia) of the urinary bladder mucosa
    Sven Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, Helios Clinic Bad Saarow, Germany
    Am J Clin Pathol 136:881-8. 2011
    ..From a therapeutic viewpoint, prospective clinical studies should investigate the potential benefit of HER2-targeted therapies in CIS, particularly in cases unresponsive to conventional therapeutic regimens...
  58. ncbi Radical retropubic vs. radical perineal prostatectomy: a comparison of relative benefits in four urban hospitals
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
    Urol Nurs 27:519-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the oncological and functional outcome of retropubic and perineal approaches to radical prostatectomy...
  59. ncbi Prospective evaluation of intra-observer variability of the hydronephrosis index in sonographic examination of 44 patients with acute renal colic
    Oleg Rud
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Hospital Straubing, Straubing, Germany
    World J Urol 32:691-5. 2014
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  60. doi Inherent grading characteristics of individual pathologists contribute to clinically and prognostically relevant interobserver discordance concerning Broders' grading of penile squamous cell carcinomas
    Sven Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, Johanniter Hospital Stendal, Stendal, Germany sven gunia gmx de
    Urol Int 90:207-13. 2013
    ..We assessed the reproducibility and prognostic impact of the Broders' grading system (BGS) in a cohort of 147 patients with surgically treated penile squamous cell carcinomas...
  61. doi Impact of body mass index and weight loss on cancer-specific and overall survival in patients with surgically resected renal cell carcinoma
    Sabine Brookman-May
    Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Center, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 45:5-14. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the impact of body mass index (BMI) and the influence of preoperative weight loss (WL) in each BMI category on survival in patients with surgically treated renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  62. doi Post-void residual urine as a predictor of urinary tract infection--is there a cutoff value in asymptomatic men?
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
    J Urol 181:2540-4. 2009
    ..We determined the association between post-void residual urine volume and urinary tract infection, and validated the suggested 180 ml cutoff in asymptomatic men...
  63. doi Lewis(y) antigen (blood group 8, BG8) is a useful marker in the histopathological differential diagnosis of flat urothelial lesions of the urinary bladder
    Sven Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, Helios Clinic Bad Saarow, Bad Saarow, Germany
    J Clin Pathol 64:672-6. 2011
    ....
  64. doi Vaccination therapy in renal cell carcinoma: current position and future options in metastatic and localized disease
    Sabine Brookman-May
    University of Regensburg, Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Center, Landshuter Strasse 65, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 10:837-52. 2011
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  65. doi [Value of the postoperative Störkel score. Predict disease-free survival of patients with surgically resected renal cell carcinoma]
    M May
    Klinik für Urologie, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048 Cottbus
    Urologe A 48:284-90. 2009
    ..To determine the value of clinical and pathological parameters defining the Störkel score in order to predict outcomes of patients with surgically treated renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  66. doi Prognostic accuracy of individual uropathologists in noninvasive urinary bladder carcinoma: a multicentre study comparing the 1973 and 2004 World Health Organisation classifications
    Matthias May
    Department of Urology, Clinic St Elisabeth, Straubing, Germany
    Eur Urol 57:850-8. 2010
    ..Grading of noninvasive papillary urinary bladder carcinoma (PUC) is routinely performed in clinical oncologic practice; however, reports regarding diagnostic and prognostic accuracy are contradictory...
  67. ncbi Our experience with 23 consecutive patients on gemcitabine/carboplatin chemotherapy for treatment of metastasized transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelium
    Bernd Hoschke
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital, Berlin Charité University Teaching Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Int J Urol 11:461-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the activity and toxicity of gemcitabine plus carboplatin in patients with metastatic transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the urothelium...
  68. doi [Campylobacter-jejuni-associated hepatitis and myocardial injury]
    Kay P Braun
    I Medizinische Klinik, CTK Cottbus, Cottbus
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:346-8. 2008
    ..Campylobacter-jejuni infection can lead to different extraintestinal manifestations. Myo-/pericarditis and toxic hepatitis have been reported. A combined appearance has not been described yet...
  69. doi Predictive capacity of four comorbidity indices estimating perioperative mortality after radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Roman Mayr
    Department of Urology, Central Hospital of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy
    BJU Int 110:E222-7. 2012
    ..We concluded that the ASA score should be the method of choice, as it showed a predictive ability superior to that of ECOG and CCI, and is much easier to generate than the ACE-27...
  70. doi Is radical oncosurgery justified for the treatment of primary malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the urinary bladder? Report of two cases and analyses of disease-specific survival rates based on a review of the literature
    Sven Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, Helios Clinic Bad Saarow, Charité University Medicine Teaching Hospital, Pieskower Strasse 33, Bad Saarow, Germany
    Urol Int 86:261-8. 2011
    ..Advanced studies enrolling a larger number of patients with appropriate clinical and pathological data are needed to compare the beneficial effects of various treatment options...
  71. ncbi The white pulp in the setting of the septic spleen caused by different bacteria: a comparative morphometric study
    Sven Gunia
    Department of Pathology, Carl Theim Hospital Cottbus, Germany
    APMIS 113:675-82. 2005
    ..g. flagellation and/or structural components of the cell wall) might be pathogenetically involved in the observed changes, reflecting a partially different activation of splenic lymphocytes in the setting of the septic spleen...
  72. ncbi [Renal cell carcinoma. Comparative analysis of the prognostic significance of the WHO-classification and the Störkel's prognostic score]
    S Gunia
    Pathologisches Institut, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus
    Urologe A 43:450-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, we strongly recommend Störkel's prognostic score as the parameter of choice to reliably predict individual prognosis of patients suffering from RCC...
  73. ncbi [Outlet of a megaureter with aplastic kidney into a seminal vesicle cyst. Case report of laparoscopic intervention]
    B Hoschke
    Urologische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Cottbus, Germany
    Urologe A 42:1092-6. 2003
    ..We searched the literature to review the clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic treatment options for this anomaly...
  74. ncbi Is it possible to provide a prognosis after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer by means of a PSA regression model?
    M May
    Urology Clinic, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany m
    Int J Biol Markers 20:112-8. 2005
    ..In addition, a computer program is being developed to simplify the determination of PSA-HL...
  75. ncbi [Multicystic renal tumor in a patient with WAGR syndrome]
    K P Braun
    Urologische Klinik, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus GmbH, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048 Cottbus, Germany
    Urologe A 46:671-4. 2007
    ..Based on the image morphology in connection with the deletion of the WT1 gene, the tentative diagnosis of a nephroblastoma had to be made. The study protocol of the SIOP does not permit another therapy algorithm...
  76. ncbi [Bilateral testicular masses in the scope of adrenogenital syndrome]
    C Helke
    Klinik für Urologie, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Cottbus
    Urologe A 42:1607-10. 2003
    ..Testicular tumors with adrenogenital syndrome are typically bilateral and develop in untreated or inadequately treated males with AGS...
  77. ncbi [The changing role of intraoperative mammary frozen sections in breast cancer: comparison of data from East and West Germany before and after reunification]
    S Gunia
    Pathologisches Institut, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Thiemstrasse 111, 03048, Cottbus, Germany
    Pathologe 27:346-9. 2006
    ..The use of such sections changed towards a predominantly therapeutic function during surgical treatment as a means of organ preservation after the German reunification...
  78. ncbi [Gemcitabine and carboplatin chemotherapy in advanced transitional cell carcinoma in regard to patients with impaired renal function]
    C Helke
    Urologische Klinik des Carl Thiem Klinikums Cottbus, Lehrkrankenhaus der Universitätsklinik Charité zu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 11, 03048 Cottbus
    Aktuelle Urol 37:363-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this analysis is the evaluation of the activity and toxicity of gemcitabine and carboplatin in patients with advanced urothelial transitional carcinoma (TCC) with special regard to patients with impaired renal function...
  79. doi Pre-operative renal arterial embolisation does not provide survival benefit in patients with radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma
    M May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, University Teaching Hospital, Charitézu Berlin, Thiemstrasse 111, Cottbus D 03048, Germany
    Br J Radiol 82:724-31. 2009
    ..There is no conclusive evidence that pre-operative PRAE provides survival benefits in the management of surgically resected RCC...
  80. ncbi Intrauterine torsion of a testicular teratoma: a case report
    Stephanie Fuhrer
    Department of Surgery, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Berlin Charité University Teaching Hospital, D 03048 Cottbus, Germany
    J Perinatol 25:220-2. 2005
    ..The testis was removed (orchiectomy). Over a period of twelve months no signs of tumor recurrence were found. While being extremely rare, testicular tumors should be included in the differential diagnosis of neonatal scrotal swelling...
  81. ncbi Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) with perirenal manifestation
    Sven Gunia
    Department of Pathology, Carl Thiem Klinikum Cottbus, Germany
    Int J Urol 12:489-92. 2005
    ..In conclusion, our report points toward PEComa as a family of very rare mesenchymal neoplasms that should be included into deliberations concerning the differential diagnosis of perirenal mass lesions...
  82. ncbi Endoscopic therapy of a massive rectal bleeding after prostate biopsy
    Kay P Braun
    IV Medical Department, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, University Teaching and Academic Hospital, Charitè zu Berlin, Thiemstr 111, Cottbus, 03048, Germany
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1125-9. 2007
    ....
  83. ncbi Visual estimation of the tumor volume in prostate cancer: a useful means for predicting biochemical-free survival after radical prostatectomy?
    M May
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 10:66-71. 2007
    ..Because the visual estimation of both parameters can easily be performed, they are felt to be formidable candidates for deriving prognostic information during routine procedures...
  84. doi [Adjuvant autologous tumour cell vaccination in patients with renal cell carcinoma. Overall survival analysis with a follow-up period in excess of more than 10 years]
    M May
    Klinik für Urologie, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Cottbus, Germany
    Urologe A 48:1075-83. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, this therapeutic option has not yet been established as a standard adjuvant treatment...
  85. doi Characterization and risk stratification of prostate cancer in patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy
    Stephan Buse
    Department of Urology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Urol 20:866-71. 2013
    ....
  86. pmc Subcapsular orchiectomy in the primary therapy of patients with bone metastasis in advanced prostate cancer: an anachronistic intervention?
    Oleg Rud
    Department of Urology, St Elisabeth Klinikum Straubing, St Elisabeth Straße 23, 94315 Straubing, Germany
    Adv Urol 2012:190624. 2012
    ....
  87. doi [The general practitioner's part in the initiation of diagnostic procedures in prostate cancer]
    K P Braun
    Urologische Klinik, CTK Cottbus
    Aktuelle Urol 39:141-6. 2008
    ..The aim of the study is the analysis of diagnostic procedures performed by general practitioners (GPs) leading to the detection of prostate cancer (PCA)...
  88. ncbi Treatment of varicocele with reference to age: a retrospective comparison of three minimally invasive procedures
    S Beutner
    Department of Urology, Carl Thiem Hospital, Cottbus, Germany
    Surg Endosc 21:61-5. 2007
    ....
  89. doi Do different disorders in cell cycle regulation account for different biological behavior of urothelial and sinonasal inverted papillomas?
    S Gunia
    Institute of Pathology, HELIOS Klinikum Bad Saarow, Charité University Medicine Teaching Hospital, Bad Saarow, Germany
    Pathobiology 75:34-41. 2008
    ..It was the aim of this study to assess the expression of selected cell cycle regulation genes in urothelial and sinonasal inverted papillomas (IP)...
  90. ncbi [Rare tumor of the epididymis]
    K P Braun
    IV Medizinische Klinik, Carl Thiem Klinikum, Breisacher Strasse 64, Cottbus, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 50:1022-4. 2009
    ..The epididymis should be integrated in the diagnostic procedures of pancreatic carcinoma...