M Rink

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Kaplan-Meier analysis in urological practice]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:838-41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint [Confidence intervals and p-values in urology: interpretation and misinterpretation]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:546-8. 2013
  3. pmc Risk of cancer-specific mortality following recurrence after radical nephroureterectomy
    Michael Rink
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4337-44. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Upper tract urothelial carcinoma. An update on clinical and pathological prognostic factors]
    M Rink
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:1228-39. 2012
  5. doi request reprint [Advanced bladder cancer in elderly patients. Prognostic outcomes and therapeutic strategies]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Urologe A 51:820-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic role and HER2 expression of circulating tumor cells in peripheral blood of patients prior to radical cystectomy: a prospective study
    Michael Rink
    Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Urol 61:810-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Detection of circulating tumour cells in peripheral blood of patients with advanced non-metastatic bladder cancer
    Michael Rink
    Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BJU Int 107:1668-75. 2011
  8. doi request reprint [Primary diffuse neurofibroma of the urinary bladder: a rare case report and review of the literature]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:1398-400. 2010
  9. doi request reprint [Use and interpretation of the number needed to treat in urological practice]
    L A Kluth
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:682-5. 2013
  10. doi request reprint [Use of PubMed to improve evidence-based medicine in routine urological practice]
    M Rink
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:367-72. 2013

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint [Kaplan-Meier analysis in urological practice]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:838-41. 2013
    ..This article describes the basic principles of Kaplan-Meier analysis, possible variants and pitfalls. Improved knowledge of Kaplan-Meier analysis can help to improve Evidence-based urology and its application in patient care...
  2. doi request reprint [Confidence intervals and p-values in urology: interpretation and misinterpretation]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:546-8. 2013
    ..An accurate assessment of these statistical cornerstones is fundamental for a correct interpretation of the urological literature and thus important aspects of evidence-based urology...
  3. pmc Risk of cancer-specific mortality following recurrence after radical nephroureterectomy
    Michael Rink
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4337-44. 2012
    ..To describe the natural history and identify predictors of cancer-specific survival in patients who experience disease recurrence after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  4. doi request reprint [Upper tract urothelial carcinoma. An update on clinical and pathological prognostic factors]
    M Rink
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:1228-39. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint [Advanced bladder cancer in elderly patients. Prognostic outcomes and therapeutic strategies]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Urologe A 51:820-8. 2012
    ..This review presents an overview of the incidence, prognosis, surgical and medical therapy of UCB in elderly patients (> 65 years)...
  6. doi request reprint Prognostic role and HER2 expression of circulating tumor cells in peripheral blood of patients prior to radical cystectomy: a prospective study
    Michael Rink
    Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Urol 61:810-7. 2012
    ..Preliminary research has suggested the potential prognostic value of circulating tumor cells (CTC) in patients with advanced nonmetastatic urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB)...
  7. doi request reprint Detection of circulating tumour cells in peripheral blood of patients with advanced non-metastatic bladder cancer
    Michael Rink
    Department of Urology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BJU Int 107:1668-75. 2011
    ..To prospectively detect and evaluate the biological significance of circulating tumour cells (CTC) in patients with bladder cancer, especially in those patients with non-metastatic, advanced bladder cancer (NMABC)...
  8. doi request reprint [Primary diffuse neurofibroma of the urinary bladder: a rare case report and review of the literature]
    M Rink
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:1398-400. 2010
    ..We further reviewed the current literature with regard to clinical features and treatment options...
  9. doi request reprint [Use and interpretation of the number needed to treat in urological practice]
    L A Kluth
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:682-5. 2013
    ..This review provides insights into the assessment and clinical use of NNT in the practice...
  10. doi request reprint [Use of PubMed to improve evidence-based medicine in routine urological practice]
    M Rink
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:367-72. 2013
    ..Accurate knowledge about the use of PubMed in routine clinical practice can improve evidence-based medicine and also patient treatment...
  11. doi request reprint [Randomized controlled trials terminated prematurely: beneficial therapy effects]
    L A Kluth
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:1080-3. 2013
    ..This review provides insights into the challenges clinical urologists face by interpreting the results of prematurely terminated RCTs...
  12. pmc Risk stratification of pT1-3N0 patients after radical cystectomy for adjuvant chemotherapy counselling
    E Xylinas
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Starr 900, 525 East 68th Street, Box 94, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Br J Cancer 107:1826-32. 2012
    ..In pT1-T3N0 urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) patients, multi-modal therapy is inconsistently recommended. The aim of the study was to develop a prognostic tool to help decision-making regarding adjuvant therapy...
  13. doi request reprint [Urethral reconstruction using buccal mucosa transplants]
    O Engel
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitätsklinik Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:650-6. 2013
    ..Open urethroplasty with buccal mucosa has a success rate over 85% and should be used after unsuccessful internal urethrotomy and primarily in longer strictures...
  14. doi request reprint [The likelihood ratio: estimation of the impact of a diagnostic test on treatment decision]
    L A Kluth
    Klinik für Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:982-5. 2013
    ..Urologists should become familiar with the use of LR to promote a more evidence-based application of diagnostic test for different clinical scenarios. This review provides insights in the calculation and use of LR...
  15. doi request reprint [Quality of care in patients with newly diagnosed bladder cancer: a prospective assessment in northern Germany]
    C Reek
    Urologische Praxis, Rodigallee 252, 22043 Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 52:986-90. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the current quality of care in newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients in a regional representative sample of German urologists...
  16. doi request reprint [Management of urinary incontinence after orthotopic urinary diversion]
    A Soave
    Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:494-9. 2012
    ..Very limited data exist regarding results after implantation of newer artificial urinary sphincter systems such as the FlowSecure® and the Zephyr® ZSI 375 after OUD...