A Heidenreich

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. Part 1: screening, diagnosis, and treatment of clinically localised disease
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Urol 59:61-71. 2011
  2. doi request reprint [Radical salvage prostatectomy : Treatment of local recurrence of prostate cancer after radiotherapy]
    A Heidenreich
    Bereich Uro Onkologie, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Uniklinik, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50924, Koln, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:1441-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [Radical cancer surgery of renal cell and prostate carcinoma with hematogenous metastasis : Benefits]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 53:823-31. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint [Importance of pathology for therapy planning of testicular germ cell tumors]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, RWTH Uniklinik Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 5074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Pathologe 35:266-73. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Safety of cabazitaxel in senior adults with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: results of the European compassionate-use programme
    Axel Heidenreich
    RWTH Aachen University, Department of Urology, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1090-9. 2014
  6. doi request reprint EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. Part II: Treatment of advanced, relapsing, and castration-resistant prostate cancer
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:467-79. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. part 1: screening, diagnosis, and local treatment with curative intent-update 2013
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:124-37. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacological therapy of urogenital cancer: rational routine diagnostic imaging]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 5074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:1564-73. 2013
  9. pmc Local prostate cancer radiotherapy after prostate-specific antigen progression during primary hormonal therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 7:209. 2012
  10. pmc Eliminating the need of serum testing using low serum culture conditions for human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cell expansion
    Jessica Wappler
    Department of Urology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Biomed Eng Online 12:15. 2013

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Publications76

  1. doi request reprint EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. Part 1: screening, diagnosis, and treatment of clinically localised disease
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Urol 59:61-71. 2011
    ..Our aim was to present a summary of the 2010 version of the European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of clinically localised cancer of the prostate (PCa)...
  2. doi request reprint [Radical salvage prostatectomy : Treatment of local recurrence of prostate cancer after radiotherapy]
    A Heidenreich
    Bereich Uro Onkologie, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Uniklinik, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50924, Koln, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:1441-6. 2008
    ..In experienced hands, morbidity is low with a continence rate of 83-96% depending on the type of previous radiation therapy. Long-term oncological control can be achieved in more than 80% of the patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Radical cancer surgery of renal cell and prostate carcinoma with hematogenous metastasis : Benefits]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 53:823-31. 2014
    ..0 ng/ml following neoadjuvant ADT for 6 months and complete resectability of the tumor exhibit the best prognosis to benefit from this new surgical approach. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint [Importance of pathology for therapy planning of testicular germ cell tumors]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, RWTH Uniklinik Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 5074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Pathologe 35:266-73. 2014
    ..Resection of residual hepatic and thoracic masses is indispensable. For gonadal stromal tumors knowledge of atypical nuclear forms, increased rate of mitosis and increased growth fractions are important for therapy planning. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Safety of cabazitaxel in senior adults with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: results of the European compassionate-use programme
    Axel Heidenreich
    RWTH Aachen University, Department of Urology, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1090-9. 2014
    ..Preliminary results of the European CUP/EAP, focusing on the elderly population (aged > or =70 years), are reported...
  6. doi request reprint EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. Part II: Treatment of advanced, relapsing, and castration-resistant prostate cancer
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:467-79. 2014
    ..To present a summary of the 2013 version of the European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on the treatment of advanced, relapsing, and castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC)...
  7. ncbi request reprint EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. part 1: screening, diagnosis, and local treatment with curative intent-update 2013
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:124-37. 2014
    ..The most recent summary of the European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on prostate cancer (PCa) was published in 2011...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacological therapy of urogenital cancer: rational routine diagnostic imaging]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 5074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:1564-73. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Local prostate cancer radiotherapy after prostate-specific antigen progression during primary hormonal therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 7:209. 2012
    ..The outcome of patients after radiotherapy (RT) for localized prostate cancer in case of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) progression during primary hormonal therapy (HT) is not well known...
  10. pmc Eliminating the need of serum testing using low serum culture conditions for human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cell expansion
    Jessica Wappler
    Department of Urology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Biomed Eng Online 12:15. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated the use of defined, invariable, non-synthetic FBS in low serum culture conditions for isolation and expansion of hMSC...
  11. doi request reprint Early detection of prostate cancer: European Association of Urology recommendation
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Urol 64:347-54. 2013
    ..The recommendations and the updated EAU guidelines consider early detection of PCa with the purpose of reducing PCa-related mortality and the development of advanced or metastatic disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: integrating new learnings to optimise treatment outcomes
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University, Aachen, Germany
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 65:171-87. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Cabazitaxel plus prednisone for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer progressing after docetaxel: results from the German compassionate-use programme
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Urol 63:977-82. 2013
    ..However, grade 3/4 toxicities were reported in 82% of patients...
  14. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, multicenter, phase 2 study of a human monoclonal antibody to human αν integrins (intetumumab) in combination with docetaxel and prednisone for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate c
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Ann Oncol 24:329-36. 2013
    ..Intetumumab is a fully human mAb with antiangiogenic, antitumor properties which has shown potential therapeutic effect in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Change of the LHRH analogue in progressive castration-refractory prostate cancer]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:1282-7. 2012
    ..The amino acid sequence of TP is identical to that of endogenous LHRH except for position 6 where L-glycine is replaced by D-tryptophane rendering the synthetic moiety less susceptible to cleavage by proteolytic enzymes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with clinical stage I nonseminomatous testicular germ cell tumours: active surveillance versus primary chemotherapy versus nerve sparing retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, Urologic Oncology, Pediatric Urology and Renal Transplantation, RWTH University Aachen, Germany
    Arch Esp Urol 65:215-26. 2012
    ..If, however, the positive results of 1 cycle of PEB can be validated, it will become the standard cytotoxic approach for clinical stage I NSGCT...
  17. doi request reprint [Treatment of bladder cancer. Value of radical prostate-sparing cystectomy]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen
    Urologe A 51:813-9. 2012
    ..Therefore, the functional results are much better than those achieved for nerve-sparing radical cystoprostatectomy. Especially young men might benefit from prostate-sparing cystectomy...
  18. doi request reprint [Comments on retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy - laparoscopic versus robotic]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 5074 Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:692-6. 2012
    ..With regard to robotic-assisted PC-RPLND there is no evidence in the literature with regard to morbidity and complications, short-term and long-term oncological results being in favor of this experimental approach...
  19. ncbi request reprint Salvage radical prostatectomy
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Panminerva Med 52:231-8. 2010
    ..In experienced hands, morbidity is low with a continence rate of 83-96% depending on the type of previous radiation therapy. Long-term oncological control can be achieved in more than 80% of the patients...
  20. doi request reprint [Node-positive prostate cancer. Value of radical prostatectomy]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen
    Urologe A 49:1266-73. 2010
    ..In these cases, the indication for extensive surgery includes radical cystoprostatectomy and should be discussed in an interdisciplinary tumour board...
  21. doi request reprint [Stage-specific treatment for testicular germ cell tumours]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 48:377-85. 2009
    ..PC-RPLND, primary treatment of patients with intermediate and poor prognosis and salvage therapy should be performed in tertiary referral centres only...
  22. doi request reprint Percentage of positive biopsies predicts lymph node involvement in men with low-risk prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymphadenectomy
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    BJU Int 107:220-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate preoperative predictive risk factors associated with lymph node metastases (LNM) in a cohort of low-risk prostate cancer (PCA) patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Contralateral testicular biopsy in testis cancer: current concepts and controversies
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Germany
    BJU Int 104:1346-50. 2009
    ..According to the recommendations of the European Germ Cell Cancer Consensus Group, a testis biopsy might be offered to high-risk patients for contralateral TIN (testicular volume <12 mL, history of cryptorchidism, age <30 years)...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Locally recurrent prostate cancer following radiation therapy: radical salvage prostatectomy]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Urologe A 49:734-40. 2010
    ..With appropriate patient selection, oncological control can be achieved in 80% of patients. A continence rate of 83%-96% depending on the type of previous radiation therapy is achievable...
  25. doi request reprint [EAU guidelines on prostate cancer. Part I: screening, diagnosis, and treatment of clinically localised disease]
    A Heidenreich
    Departamento de Urologia, Universidad RWTH Aachen, Alemania
    Actas Urol Esp 35:501-14. 2011
    ..Our aim was to present a summary of the 2010 version of the European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of clinically localised cancer of the prostate (PCa)...
  26. doi request reprint Prognostic parameters, complications, and oncologic and functional outcome of salvage radical prostatectomy for locally recurrent prostate cancer after 21st-century radiotherapy
    Axel Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, RWTH University Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Eur Urol 57:437-43. 2010
    ..Salvage radical prostatectomy (SRP) for radiorecurrent prostate cancer (PCa) is a second local treatment with curative intent in patients with true organ-confined recurrent PCa...
  27. doi request reprint [Operative treatment of renal cell carcinoma]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen, Germany
    Urologe A 50:208-15. 2011
    ..Despite continued advances in pharmacological treatment options, cancer surgery tailored to the individual tumor findings constitutes the only curative treatment option...
  28. doi request reprint [Immunotherapy for metastatic prostate cancer: do we really need this?]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:32-8. 2012
    ..It is the aim of the current article to critically review the current options of immune therapy in men with castration resistant prostate cancer...
  29. doi request reprint [Palliative radical (cysto)prostatectomy in locally advanced castration-resistant prostate cancer]
    D Pfister
    Urologische Klinik, RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 50:1101-5. 2011
    ..We analysed the benefit of palliative radical surgery in this patient cohort...
  30. doi request reprint [Organ-preserving renal tumor surgery for renal cell carcinoma ≥T1b: operative technique, complications and oncological control]
    C Piper
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:539-43. 2012
    ..Nephron sparing surgery (NSS) represents the recommended treatment of choice in guidelines for T1a and T1b renal tumors. Current data, however, suggest that approximately 60% of patients with T1b tumors are treated by radical nephrectomy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive treatment for localized prostate cancer
    D Porres
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 64:245-53. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Pyruvate kinase type tumor M2 in urological malignancies
    A Hegele
    Department of Urology, Philipps University Marburg Medical School, Marburg, Germany
    Urol Int 70:55-8. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation of localized prostate cancer. Experience in 48 cases, PSA and biopsy results
    P Derakhshani
    Department of Urology, University of Cologne, Germany
    Eur Urol 34:181-7. 1998
    ..As the first German center to perform perineal cryoablation of localized prostate cancer, we present our experience in a series of 48 consecutive patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Metastasectomy for renal cell cancer]
    B Brehmer
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:1202-8. 2012
    ..The role of metastasectomy in mRCC is controversially discussed and the potential therapeutic benefit is unquantifiable. The purpose of the current review is to critically discuss the available data...
  35. doi request reprint [Clinical network structures in uro-oncology. A model for the future?]
    A Heidenreich
    Bereich Urologische Onkologie, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitat, Koln, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:1128-32. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of MDR1-expression in testicular germ cell cancer
    A J Schrader
    Department of Urology, Philipps University Medical School, Baldingerstrasse, D 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Exp Oncol 29:212-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic value of MDR1 expression in primary tumor tissue to predict necrosis or viable cancer in residual tumor masses after systemic chemotherapy for advanced testicular germ cell cancer...
  37. doi request reprint [Muscle invasive bladder cancer after radical cystectomy. Prognostic factors of adjuvant chemotherapy]
    A K Thissen
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:1233-41. 2013
    ..Clinical, pathohistological and molecular biomarkers which might be associated with a positive or negative treatment response have been evaluated sparsely in the past...
  38. doi request reprint [Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in elderly patients: surgical, oncological and functional outcomes]
    D Porres
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:1424-31. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the perioperative oncological and functional outcomes after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RALP) in older men...
  39. ncbi request reprint Preoperative erectile function is one predictor for post prostatectomy incontinence
    S Wille
    Department of Urology, Division Gynecology and Neurourology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:140-3; discussion 144. 2007
    ..We therefore searched our database for a possible correlation between the preoperative erectile function and the incidence of PPI...
  40. doi request reprint [Androgen deprivation for advanced prostate cancer]
    A Heidenreich
    Bereich Urologische Onkologie, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitat zu Koln, Koln, Germany
    Urologe A 47:270-83. 2008
    ..Adjuvant ADT is still discussed controversially for men after radical prostatectomy, whereas it has become the standard approach in patients who undergo external beam radiation for locally advanced PCA...
  41. doi request reprint [Biomarker docetaxel-based chemotherapy]
    D Pfister
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:1261-4. 2013
    ..Several prognostic molecular markers have been investigated. In this review some objective important biomarkers, proteins and targets will be presented. ..
  42. doi request reprint [Testicular germ cell cancer : interdependence between guidelines and a second-opinion system]
    M Schrader
    Klinik für Urologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Deutschland
    Urologe A 48:393-8. 2009
    ..The results of the SOC system show that on the basis of this system, guidelines can be better implemented; in turn, the discrepancy between evidence-based guidelines and the actual treatment administered can be diminished...
  43. doi request reprint [Value of targeted therapy for penile cancer]
    A Heidenreich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Bereich Urologische Onkologie, Uniklinik, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937 Koln, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:1320-7. 2008
    ..In order to perform a prospective clinical phase 2/3 trial in such a low frequency cancer, international cooperative structures have to be established...
  44. doi request reprint [Metastasectomy in renal cell cancer after neoadjuvant therapy with multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitors]
    P Firek
    EURO Prostatazentrum Aachen, Klinik und Poliklinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:398-402. 2012
    ..We report on a cohort of patients who underwent metastasectomy after neoadjuvant therapy with multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitors (MTKI)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Alpha-fetoprotein-producing gastric cancer mimicking extragonadal testicular cancer
    T Becker
    Department of Urology, Phillips University, Marburg, Germany
    Urol Int 66:33-5. 2001
    ..This rare kind of tumor should be included in differential diagnosis in young patients without evidence of primary testicular malignancies...
  46. doi request reprint [Metastatic apocrine adenocarcinoma of the penis: cytostatic therapy]
    J van Essen
    Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Klinik für Urologie, Deutschland
    Aktuelle Urol 43:177-9. 2012
    ....
  47. doi request reprint [Preoperative pain in urological patients scheduled for surgical intervention : Incidence, severity and chronicity]
    E Ozgur
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum, Koln, Deutschland
    Urologe A 48:894-900. 2009
    ..The genesis of chronic pain in urology has so far been insufficiently investigated. No investigations have focused on the occurrence of preoperative pain. We developed an epidemiological questionnaire to analyze preoperative pain...
  48. ncbi request reprint Results and 10-year follow-up in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis
    P Derakhshani
    Department of Urology, University of Cologne, Germany
    Urol Int 62:238-44. 1999
    ..Therefore increased attention has to be paid to the recognition of early stages of this potentially curable disease...
  49. doi request reprint Her-2/neu expression in testicular cancer--a retrospective analysis in 57 cases
    D Pfister
    Department of Urology, RWTH University of Aachen, Weiden, Germany
    Urology 76:1266.e6-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate her-2/neu expression in testicular germ cell tumors (GCT)...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Pro and contra pelvic lymphadenectomy in prostatic carcinoma]
    A Heidenreich
    Bereich für Urologische Onkologie, Sektion für Urologische Oncology, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Medizinische Einrictungen der Universität zu Köln, Cologne
    Aktuelle Urol 35:28-32. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint Serum DNA and urine DNA alterations of urinary transitional cell bladder carcinoma detected by fluorescent microsatellite analysis
    R Von Knobloch
    Department of Urology, Philipps University Marburg Medical School, Baldingerstrasse, D 35043 Marburg Lahn, Germany
    Int J Cancer 94:67-72. 2001
    ..05). Thus, MSA offers a highly sensitive and specific method for serum- and urine-bound diagnosis of bladder TCC...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Organ-limited prostate cancer with positive resection margins. Importance of adjuvant radiation therapy]
    D Porres
    Universitatsklinikum, RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:1246-52. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint [Optimizing treatment of advanced testicular germ cell tumors]
    D Pfister
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:1120, 1121-3. 2010
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Sacral colpopexy with concurrent Burch colposuspension in patients with vaginal vault prolapse
    S Wille
    Division of Gynecology and Neurourology, Department of Urology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Urol Int 76:339-44. 2006
    ..For those patients undergoing SC who are continent there are no clear guidelines for the use of a 'prophylactic' anti-incontinence procedure. We describe our experience with SC and concurrent Burch colposuspension...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of comorbidities on post-prostatectomy incontinence
    S Wille
    Division of Gynecology and Neurourology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Urol Int 76:223-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate various factors that may influence post-prostatectomy incontinence (PPI)...
  56. doi request reprint [Peritoneal carcinomatosis after robotic-assisted radical cystectomy]
    R Epplen
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, Aachen, Germany
    Urologe A 50:1435-7. 2011
    ..The indication for robotic-assisted radical cancer surgery for urothelial carcinoma of the upper or the lower urinary tract in patients with locally advanced or poorly differentiated cancer should be made with caution...
  57. doi request reprint [Possibilities for surgical correction of an anastomotic stricture after radical prostatectomy]
    D Pfister
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, Aachen, Germany
    Urologe A 50:1392-5. 2011
    ..There is no standard management of these postoperative long-term complications and quite often the patient ends up having a transurethral or suprapubic catheter as a simple long-term solution...
  58. doi request reprint [Intestinal neobladder fistula after radical cystectomy and orthotopic ileal neobladder]
    R Epplen
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, Aachen, Germany
    Urologe A 50:1431-4. 2011
    ..A conservative approach only seems to be justified in patients with significant comorbidities or very small fistulas without systemic symptoms...
  59. doi request reprint [Urgency after successful treatment of prostate cancer. Prospective study on the influence of treatment modality, morbidity, and epidemiological factors on the quality of life]
    R Kirschner-Hermanns
    Kontinenzzentrum, Urologische Klinik, RWTH, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, Aachen, Germany
    Urologe A 50:1412-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to investigate factors influencing long-term health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients treated for prostate cancer with no signs of tumor relapse...
  60. ncbi request reprint Current status of cytotoxic chemotherapy in hormone refractory prostate cancer
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, Phillips University Marburg, Germany
    Eur Urol 39:121-30. 2001
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic parameters in pathogenesis and prognosis of testicular germ cell tumors
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Urol 37:121-35. 2000
    ..and prognosis of testicular germ cell tumors will not only help to better understand development and progression of testicular cancer, but it will also define new approaches to classification and management of germ cell tumors..
  62. ncbi request reprint Inguinal fibrolipoma of the spermatic cord: discrepancies between clinical and histopathological findings
    A Hegele
    Department of Urology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Urol Int 71:435-6. 2003
    ..Up to 20% are malignant and usually located in the paratesticular region. We report the rare case of an inguinal fibrolipoma of the spermatic cord with discrepancies between clinical and histopathological findings...
  63. doi request reprint [Pitfalls and outcome of nephrectomy for patients with polycystic kidney disease: Peri- and postoperative results]
    D Pfister
    Urologische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:1156, 1158-62. 2010
    ..We retrospectively reviewed our peri- and postoperative experiences in the surgical management of patients with PCKD and compared them to minimally invasive procedures...
  64. ncbi request reprint Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate: an alternative minimally invasive therapeutic concept in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia
    M Braun
    Department of Urology, University of Cologne Medical Center, Koln, Germany
    Urol Int 61:104-10. 1998
    ..The TUNATM appears to be a minimally invasive and safe out-patient procedure for the treatment of selected cases of BPH...
  65. doi request reprint [The role of tumour markers in diagnosis and management of testicular germ cell tumours]
    S Krege
    Klinik für Urologie, Krankenhaus Maria Hilf, Krefeld, Deutschland
    Urologe A 50:313-21. 2011
    ..For follow-up, AFP, hCG and LDH should be evaluated for advanced TGCT and clinical stage I nonseminomas, whereas clinical stage I seminomas should be monitored without any markers...
  66. doi request reprint [Characterisation of DNA methylation biomarkers for bladder cancer]
    P Antony
    Institut fur Pathologie, Arbeitsgruppe Molekulare Onkologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Aachen
    Pathologe 31:244-50. 2010
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of inhaled recombinant interleukin-2 in high-risk renal cell cancer patients compared with systemic interleukin-2: an outcome study
    E Huland
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Folia Biol (Praha) 49:183-90. 2003
    ..This outcome study suggests that administration of rhIL-2 by inhalation is efficacious and safe in high-risk mRCC patients with pulmonary metastases, who have no other treatment option available...
  68. ncbi request reprint Levels of acyl-coenzyme A synthetase 5 in urothelial cells and corresponding neoplasias reflect cellular differentiation
    Nadine T Gaisa
    Institute of Pathology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen, Germany
    Histol Histopathol 28:353-64. 2013
    ..Further work may identify responsible pathway alterations, and attempting to re-balance the metabolic equilibrium of the urothelium may offer a further opportunity for tumour treatment and prevention...
  69. ncbi request reprint Ibandronate in the treatment of prostate cancer associated painful osseous metastases
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, Marburg, Germany
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 5:231-5. 2002
    ..Both characteristics are paralleled by an increase in Karnofsky index mainly due to better mobility. Bisphosphonates should have a definite role in the palliative management of symptomatic HRPCA...
  70. ncbi request reprint Giant calculus of the posterior urethra following recurrent penile urethral stricture
    A Hegele
    Department of Urology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Urol Int 69:160-1. 2002
    ..A case of an unusually large, proximal urethral calculus located very close to the external sphincter and caused by recurrent urethral stricture is presented...
  71. ncbi request reprint Microscopic and biochemical fertility characteristics of semen after shockwave lithotripsy of distal ureteral calculi
    F J Martinez Portillo
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Endourol 15:781-4; discussion 784-5. 2001
    ..To elucidate the frequency and adversity of the effects of shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) on the male reproductive system. We investigated the possible alterations in the quality of semen in patients treated by SWL for pelvic ureteral stones...
  72. ncbi request reprint Microsurgical vasovasostomy versus microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration/testicular extraction of sperm combined with intracytoplasmic sperm injection. A cost-benefit analysis
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, University of Cologne, Germany
    Eur Urol 37:609-14. 2000
    ..Therefore, we compared VVS to microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA)/testicular extraction of sperm (TESE) and ICSI in terms of pregnancy, complications, and costs...
  73. ncbi request reprint Diffuse metastasized testicular teratoma and paraneoplastic thyreotoxicosis. Case report and literature review
    P Derakhshani
    Department of Urology, University of Cologne, Germany
    Urol Int 63:265-7. 1999
    ..Evaluation of thyroid hormone levels in all patients with serum HCG levels exceeding 20,000 U/l is recommended...
  74. ncbi request reprint Organ sparing surgery for malignant germ cell tumor of the testis
    A Heidenreich
    Department of Urology, Philipps-University Marburg, Marburg, Krankenhaus Am Urban, Berlin, Germany
    J Urol 166:2161-5. 2001
    ..multiple biopsies of the tumor bed, adjuvant local irradiation postoperatively to avoid local recurrence, close followup and high compliance...
  75. doi request reprint [Documentation of the Governing Body of Prostate Centers (DVPZ)]
    B Brehmer
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, EURO Prostatazentrum Aachen, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074, Aachen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:408-13. 2013
    ..The aim of the DVPZ certificate is the integrated, interdisciplinary and interinstitutional treatment of patients with diseases of the prostate...
  76. ncbi request reprint Determination of pyruvate kinase type tumor M2 in human renal cell carcinoma: a suitable tumor marker?
    Z Varga
    Department of Urology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Urol Res 30:122-5. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, using the manufacturer's recommended cut-off value (15 U/ml), sensitivity was only 50.6% and specificity was 80.4%. Our results suggest that TuM2-PK is not a suitable tumor marker for RCC...