Petros Perimenis

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Affiliation: University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Orthotopic continent urinary diversion an ileal low pressure neobladder with an afferent tubular segment: how I do it
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Inselspital University Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 30:454-9. 2004
  2. ncbi Erectile dysfunction in men with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a randomized study of the efficacy of sildenafil and continuous positive airway pressure
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Rio, Greece
    Int J Impot Res 16:256-60. 2004
  3. ncbi Carcinosarcoma of the ureter: a rare, pleomorphic, aggressive malignancy
    Petros Perimenis
    Departments of Urology and Pathology, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:491-3. 2003
  4. ncbi Gabapentin in the management of the recurrent, refractory, idiopathic priapism
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Int J Impot Res 16:84-5. 2004
  5. ncbi A comparative, crossover study of the efficacy and safety of sildenafil and apomorphine in men with evidence of arteriogenic erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Departments of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Grece
    Int J Impot Res 16:2-7. 2004
  6. ncbi Efficacy of apomorphine and sildenafil in men with nonarteriogenic erectile dysfunction. A comparative crossover study
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Andrologia 36:106-10. 2004
  7. ncbi Ileal orthotopic bladder substitute combined with an afferent tubular segment: long-term upper urinary tract changes and voiding pattern
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 46:604-9. 2004
  8. ncbi Sildenafil test: changes in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:387-9. 2001
  9. ncbi Retrocaval ureter and associated abnormalities
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:19-22. 2002
  10. ncbi Switching from long-term treatment with self-injections to oral sildenafil in diabetic patients with severe erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 41:387-91. 2002

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  1. ncbi Orthotopic continent urinary diversion an ileal low pressure neobladder with an afferent tubular segment: how I do it
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Inselspital University Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 30:454-9. 2004
    ..Aside from the surgical technique per se, success with this method of bladder substitution is mainly ascribed to meticulous postoperative care and follow-up...
  2. ncbi Erectile dysfunction in men with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a randomized study of the efficacy of sildenafil and continuous positive airway pressure
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Rio, Greece
    Int J Impot Res 16:256-60. 2004
    ..While about half of the patients were not satisfied even with the more effective treatment, we conclude that a combination of the two therapeutic tools or a different therapeutic mode should be studied further...
  3. ncbi Carcinosarcoma of the ureter: a rare, pleomorphic, aggressive malignancy
    Petros Perimenis
    Departments of Urology and Pathology, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:491-3. 2003
    ..To examine histological nature and clinical process of ureteral carcinosarcomas...
  4. ncbi Gabapentin in the management of the recurrent, refractory, idiopathic priapism
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Int J Impot Res 16:84-5. 2004
    ..He responded to treatment again and continues to be free of episodes for 9 months. Gabapentin may be a safe alternative for the management of refractory idiopathic priapism...
  5. ncbi A comparative, crossover study of the efficacy and safety of sildenafil and apomorphine in men with evidence of arteriogenic erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Departments of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Grece
    Int J Impot Res 16:2-7. 2004
    ..The fact that one out of five patients is not satisfied with the above-studied drugs shows that new oral agents need to be evaluated for the treatment of this disorder...
  6. ncbi Efficacy of apomorphine and sildenafil in men with nonarteriogenic erectile dysfunction. A comparative crossover study
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Andrologia 36:106-10. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Ileal orthotopic bladder substitute combined with an afferent tubular segment: long-term upper urinary tract changes and voiding pattern
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 46:604-9. 2004
    ..Assessment of the long-term morbidity of the upper urinary tract and of the voiding pattern in men with an ileal orthotopic bladder substitute with an afferent tubular segment...
  8. ncbi Sildenafil test: changes in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:387-9. 2001
    ..To assess the efficacy of sildenafil as a first-step diagnostic and therapeutic tool for erectile dysfunction (ED) and to evaluate the consequent changes in the management of male sexual insufficiency...
  9. ncbi Retrocaval ureter and associated abnormalities
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:19-22. 2002
    ..To investigate the association of retrocaval ureter with other congenital abnormalities...
  10. ncbi Switching from long-term treatment with self-injections to oral sildenafil in diabetic patients with severe erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 41:387-91. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy of oral sildenafil in diabetic men with severe erectile dysfunction (ED), who are successfully treated with intracavernous injections of vasoactive drugs...
  11. ncbi Retroperitoneal seminoma with 'burned out' phenomenon in the testis
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, UK
    Int J Urol 12:115-6. 2005
    ..These malignancies are treated surgically with or without adjuvant chemotherapy or radiotherapy and their prognosis is better than that of other types of primary extragonadal tumors...
  12. ncbi Excessive verumontanum hyperplasia causing infertility
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Urol Int 67:184-5. 2001
    ..We hereby report a previously undescribed verumontanum hyperplasia as a cause of retrograde ejaculation in a 32-year-old male that was successfully treated by transurethral resection...
  13. ncbi Diabetic impotence treated by intracavernosal injections: high treatment compliance and increasing dosage of vaso-active drugs
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 40:398-402; discussion 403. 2001
    ..To compare patient compliance with treatment and the dosages of vaso-active drugs used, for the management of impotence in diabetic and non-diabetic patients...
  14. ncbi Primary adenocarcinoma of the rete testis
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:373-4. 2003
    ..Slightly over 40 cases have been reported in the literature. The treatment of choice is radical orchiectomy. Prognosis is poor; as mainly as 40% of patients die within the first year of diagnosis...
  15. ncbi Primary echinococcal disease of the kidney: the case for a more conservative approach
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Patras University Hospital, Rio, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 32:609-13. 2001
    ..To evaluate conservative management of renal echinococcosis in cases with normal renal function and active disease...
  16. ncbi Peyronie's disease: epidemiology and clinical presentation of 134 cases
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 32:691-4. 2001
    ..To investigate epidemiological and clinical features of Peyronie's disease in an unselected group of patients not seen by a urologist before...
  17. ncbi Sildenafil versus continuous positive airway pressure for erectile dysfunction in men with obstructive sleep apnea: a comparative study of their efficacy and safety and the patient's satisfaction with treatment
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Asian J Androl 9:259-64. 2007
    ....
  18. doi Ureteral metal stents: 10-year experience with malignant ureteral obstruction treatment
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Urol 182:2613-7. 2009
    ..Ureteral patency in malignant ureteral obstruction cases is a therapeutic challenge. We report our long-term experience with palliative treatment for extrinsic malignant ureteral obstruction with percutaneous placement of metal mesh stents...
  19. ncbi Sildenafil combined with continuous positive airway pressure for treatment of erectile dysfunction in men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:547-52. 2007
    ..To assess efficacy and safety of the combination of sildenafil and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), and satisfaction with treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  20. ncbi Long-term treatment with intracavernosal injections in diabetic men with erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Asian J Androl 8:219-24. 2006
    ..To assess the behavior of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and erectile dysfunction (ED) during 10 consecutive years of treatment with self-injection of vasoactive drugs...
  21. ncbi Application of self-expandable metal stents for ureteroileal anastomotic strictures: long-term results
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, and Laikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Urol 178:169-73. 2007
    ..We report our long-term experience with the management of benign ureteroileal anastomotic strictures using self-expandable metal stents...
  22. ncbi Safety of anticholinergics in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Anastasios Athanasopoulos
    University of Patras, Medical School, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:473-9. 2008
    ..Anticholinergic medications to treat storage LUTS are often withheld in such patients for fear of significantly increasing post-void residual urine volumes or provoking acute urinary retention (AUR)...
  23. doi Vardenafil effect on ureteric smooth muscle: in vitro study in porcine model
    Abdulrahman Al-Aown
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 25:505-9. 2011
    ..We conducted an in vitro study to elucidate the relaxing effect of various doses of vardenafil on the porcine ureter. Moreover, we propose a porcine ureter model for the evaluation of the effect of different substances on the ureter...
  24. ncbi Application of paclitaxel-eluting metal stents in renal artery of pig model
    Theodore Voudoukis
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 21:1571-6. 2007
    ..Based on these reports, we used paclitaxel-eluting MS within an animal renal artery lumen and compared the results with those using a bare-metal stent...
  25. ncbi Attempted nerve sparing surgery and age have a significant effect on urinary continence and erectile function after radical cystoprostatectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:1323-7. 2004
    ..We assessed factors influencing urinary continence and erectile function after radical cystoprostatectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution...
  26. doi Metal stents for the management of malignant ureteral obstruction
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 22:2099-100; discussion 2107. 2008
  27. doi Metallic double pigtail ureteral stent usage during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the swine model: is there any effect on the ureter?
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 23:685-91. 2009
    ..To examine the safety and compatibility of full-length metal ureteral stent usage with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL)...
  28. ncbi The impact of daily sildenafil on levels of soluble molecular markers of endothelial function in plasma in patients with erectile dysfunction
    Angelis Konstantinopoulos
    Patras University Hospital, Urology Department 4th floor, Rion, Patras 26504, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:155-60. 2009
    ..To investigate the impact of daily sildenafil on levels of soluble molecular markers of endothelial function in men with erectile dysfunction...
  29. ncbi The impact of long-term conventional treatment for overlap syndrome (obstructive sleep apnea and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) on concurrent erectile dysfunction
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University Hospital of Patras, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Respir Med 101:210-6. 2007
    ..To assess the improvement of concurrent erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with overlap syndrome (obstructive sleep apnea and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), treated with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bronchodilators...
  30. doi Fournier's gangrene, a urologic and surgical emergency: presentation of a multi-institutional experience with 45 cases
    Dimitrios Koukouras
    Department of Surgery, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Urol Int 86:167-72. 2011
    ..To review multi-institutional, multidisciplinary experience in the management of Fournier's gangrene (FG) in an attempt to identify etiologic parameters as well as to propose methods of efficient management...
  31. ncbi Postoperative management and rehabilitation of patients receiving an ileal orthotopic bladder substitution
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Urol Nurs 24:383-6. 2004
    ..It includes successful voiding rehabilitation (micturition technique, complete bladder emptying, increase of functional reservoir capacity, and sphincter training) and a meticulous lifelong followup...
  32. ncbi Digital subtraction angiography and computer assisted image analysis for the evaluation of the antiangiogenetic effect of ionizing radiation on tumor angiogenesis
    Dimitrios Siablis
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University Hospital, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 38:407-11. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate and quantify the antiangiogenetic effect of ionizing radiation on tumor angiogenesis using digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in conjunction with computer assisted image analysis (CAIA)...
  33. doi Stenting or not prior to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for ureteral stones? Results of a prospective randomized study
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Urology Department, Patras University Hospital, Building A, 4th Floor, Rion, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:731-7. 2012
    ..To determine the need for pre-treatment stenting in patients undergoing extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) for ureteral stones sized 4-10 mm...
  34. doi PSA density versus risk stratification for lymphadenectomy-making decision in patients with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Urology Department, Patras University Hospital, Building A, 4th Floor, 26500 Rion, Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:1073-9. 2011
    ..To determine the value of PSA density as independent predictor for lymph node invasion in order to decide lymphadenectomy in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy...
  35. ncbi Viscoelastic property mapping along encrusted polymeric urinary catheters
    Dionysios E Mouzakis
    Department of Material Science, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 22:1761-9. 2008
    ..Mapping of the material viscoelastic property variation along the length axis of polymeric stents...
  36. ncbi Application of paclitaxel-eluting metal mesh stents within the pig ureter: an experimental study
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 51:217-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study is to compare the standard bare metal stents (BMS) with the Paclitaxel-Drug Eluting Stent (DES) in the ureter of a pig model...
  37. ncbi Safety of sildenafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
    Petros Perimenis
    University Hospital of Patras, Department of Urology, Medical School, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 6:423-30. 2007
    ..More clinical trials are needed to clarify this issue...
  38. ncbi Bilateral cancer in prostate biopsy associates with the presence of extracapsular disease and positive surgical margins in low risk patients: a consideration for bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy decision
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Urology Resident, Patras University Hospital, Urology Department, Greece
    Urol J 10:966-72. 2013
    ....
  39. ncbi Case report: laparoscopic adrenalectomy in a patient with primary adrenal malignant melanoma
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 20:123-6. 2006
    ..Postoperatively, the patient presented no signs of fever or remarkable blood loss and was discharged on the third day in good clinical condition. He is free of disease 1 year later...
  40. doi Percutaneous minimally invasive management of iatrogenic ureteral injuries
    Dimitrios Koukouras
    Department of Surgery, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 24:1921-7. 2010
    ..To present experience with the percutaneous management of iatrogenic ureteral injuries...
  41. doi Role of white blood cell and neutrophil counts in predicting spontaneous stone passage in patients with renal colic
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Patras University Hospital, Urology Department, Patras, Greece
    BJU Int 110:E339-45. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi Implications of PSA kinetics for an adverse pathology after radical prostatectomy
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Urology Department, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:1765-9. 2011
    ..To determine and compare the prognostic value of PSA density, PSA velocity and free/total PSA ratio in predicting adverse pathological findings after radical prostatectomy...
  43. doi Preclinical compounds for the treatment of overactive bladder
    Konstantinos Giannitsas
    Urology Department, Urology Patras University General Hospital, Rion, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Ther Pat 19:107-17. 2009
    ..Overactive bladder is a prevalent and bothersome condition. Existing pharmacotherapy with antimuscarinics improves symptoms and quality of life but there are certain limitations in efficacy and tolerability...
  44. ncbi Delayed suture intravesical migration as a complication of a Stamey endoscopic bladder neck suspension
    Anastasios Athanasopoulos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 34:5-7. 2002
    ..Cystoscopy was the only helpful diagnostic tool and should be considered early in the evaluation of this kind of patients. The mechanism of migration of the cuff and the operative technique are discussed...
  45. ncbi Cost implications of antimuscarinic drugs in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:539-44. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi Virtual endoscopy: navigation within pelvicaliceal system
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 19:37-40. 2005
    ..To evaluate the use of virtual endoscopy (VE) for the investigation of the pelvicaliceal unit and the depiction of its anatomic deformities...
  47. pmc Early continence recovery after preservation of maximal urethral length until the level of verumontanum during radical prostatectomy: primary oncological and functional outcomes after 1 year of follow-up
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Urology Department, Patras University Hospital, Building A, 4th Floor, Rion, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Biomed Res Int 2013:426208. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of preventing maximal urethral length until the level of verumontanum during radical prostatectomy on both oncologic and functional outcomes...
  48. doi Correlation of ultrasound-estimated bladder weight to urodynamic diagnoses in women with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Stavros Deirmentzoglou
    Department of Urology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Urology 80:66-70. 2012
    ..Ultrasonography has been increasingly used in the assessment of lower urinary tract conditions...
  49. doi Percutaneous management of staghorn calculi in horseshoe kidneys: a multi-institutional experience
    Evangelos N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, School of Medicine, Patras, Greece
    J Endourol 24:531-6. 2010
    ..Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) is a first-line management technique for staghorn stones and stones located in a horseshoe kidney (HK). We present our multi-institutional experience on the management of staghorn calculi within HKs...
  50. ncbi Efficacy of the combination of an alpha1-blocker with an anticholinergic agent in the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with bladder outlet obstruction
    Anastasios Athanasopoulos
    Department of Urology, Medical School University of Patras, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:2429-33. 2005
    ....
  51. doi A systematic review of the role of adjuvant and neoadjuvant pharmacotherapy in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Patras University Hospital, Urology Department, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:1421-36. 2012
    ..As there is no consensus regarding the optimal treatment of these cases, a multimodal therapeutic approach, including radical prostatectomy, remains an option...
  52. doi Predictors for spontaneous stone passage in patients with renal colic secondary to ureteral calculi
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Urology Department, University Hospital of Patras, 4th Floor Building A, 26504 Rion Patra, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:71-9. 2012
    ..To determine the clinical, laboratory, and imaging variables that can predict spontaneous stone passage in patients with renal colic secondary to ureteral calculi...
  53. pmc Preference for and adherence to oral phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors in the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Konstantinos Giannitsas
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Patient Prefer Adherence 2:149-55. 2008
    ..Reasons for that seem to often be unrelated to efficacy or tolerability and include emotional and social factors determining couples' and individuals' sexual and treatment seeking behavior...
  54. ncbi Injectables for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: current use and future perspectives
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 7:1441-7. 2006
    ..In these cost-conscious times, health economics is also an important issue, and comparative cost-effectiveness assessment of available treatment options is becoming imperative...
  55. ncbi Pharmacotherapy of urinary incontinence
    Anastasios Athanasopoulos
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Rio, Patras, Greece
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:475-82. 2009
    ..A significant percentage of patients with UI, mainly those with UUI and MUI, can be treated successfully with pharmacotherapy...
  56. ncbi Sildenafil for the treatment of altitude-induced hypoxaemia
    Petros Perimenis
    University of Patras, Medical School, 26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:835-7. 2005
    ..Enhancing pulmonary circulation with sildenafil safely protects against the high altitude-induced PH and improves gas exchange...
  57. ncbi Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies: focus on clinical data
    Konstantinos Giannitsas
    University Hospital, Department of Urology, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 16:1841-9. 2007
    ..More studies are needed to assess the efficacy of anti-inflammatory agents in bladder cancer treatment and further clarify their therapeutic benefit in patients with prostate cancer, in which initial results are encouraging...
  58. pmc Expression of syndecan-4 and correlation with metastatic potential in testicular germ cell tumours
    Vassiliki T Labropoulou
    Hematology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Patras, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Biomed Res Int 2013:214864. 2013
    ..Stromal staining in seminomas and reduced levels of syndecan-4 in tumour cells in NSGCTs are related to metastatic potential, whereas stromal staining in TGCTs is associated with neovascularization. ..
  59. pmc Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy prior to Radical Prostatectomy for Patients with High-Risk Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Department of Urology, Patras University Hospital, 26500 Patras, Greece
    Chemother Res Pract 2013:386809. 2013
    ..Even though the results regarding the prognostic surrogates are not significant, the effects on clinical and pathological outcomes are promising, while toxicity in most of the studies is in the expected field...
  60. doi Evaluation of patient expectations and treatment satisfaction after 1-year tadalafil therapy for erectile dysfunction: the DETECT study
    Petros Perimenis
    University Hospital of Patras, Department of Urology, Patras, Greece
    J Sex Med 6:257-67. 2009
    ..Treatment success depends on several outcomes. Tadalafil is a long-acting, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 5 that has been shown to be effective at treating men with ED...
  61. ncbi The effectiveness of a scientific symposium to change urologists' attitude towards treatment of LUTS/BPH
    Dionisios Mitropoulos
    Department of Urology, Laikon Hospital, University of Athens Medical School, 17, Ag Thoma, Athens, 11528, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1153-8. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate whether urologists' attitude towards management of benign prostate hyperplasia can be changed, and to estimate objectively the achievement of educational goals by using an interactive voting system...
  62. pmc Endothelial dysfunction, erectile dysfunction and phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors. An update of the current data and future perspectives
    Angelis Konstantinopoulos
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Patras, Greece
    Drug Target Insights 2:111-7. 2007
    ..Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors have been investigated and proved useful in clinical practice for erectile dysfunction but in addition to this, the results seem promising of a beneficial effect on endothelial dysfunction, as well...
  63. doi Present and future therapeutic options for locally advanced and metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    University of Patras, Patras University General Hospital, Urology, Patras, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:533-47. 2011
    ..Despite this, the majority of patients soon develops resistant disease and finally succumbs. The need to implement treatment strategies that improve overall survival while having an acceptable safety profile is imperative...
  64. ncbi Effects of finasteride and cyproterone acetate on hematuria associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: a prospective, randomized, controlled study
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Patras University Hospital, Patras, Greece
    Urology 59:373-7. 2002
    ....
  65. ncbi Clinical correlation of prostatic lithiasis with chronic pelvic pain syndromes in young adults
    Ioannis Geramoutsos
    Department of Urology, Mesolongi General Hospital, Mesolongi, Greece
    Eur Urol 45:333-7; discussion 337-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the incidence, morphology and clinical presentation of prostatic calculi in a selected population of young adults and to examine any possible correlation with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndromes (CP/CPPS)...
  66. ncbi The incidence of pharmacologically induced priapism in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of 685 men with erectile dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Greece
    Urol Int 66:27-9. 2001
    ..5 mg of Pap. Auto-injection therapy however is a safe kind of treatment in well-experienced patients. Careful regulation of the doses and practice in the use of vaso-active drugs may reduce the priapism rate...
  67. pmc Clinical and pathological variables that predict changes in tumour grade after radical prostatectomy in patients with prostate cancer
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Patras University Hospital, Urology Department, Patras, Greece
    Can Urol Assoc J 7:E93-7. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine the clinical and pathological variables that can predict differences in Gleason score between biopsy and radical prostatectomy...
  68. pmc PSA density is superior than PSA and Gleason score for adverse pathologic features prediction in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Stavros Sfoungaristos
    Patras University Hospital, Urology Department, Patras, Greece
    Can Urol Assoc J 6:46-50. 2012
    ....
  69. ncbi Externally coated ureteral metallic stents: an unfavorable clinical experience
    George A Barbalias
    Department of Urology, University of Patras Medical School, University Hospital, Rio, 26 500, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 42:276-80. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the use of externally coated stents in patients with malignant ureteral obstruction...
  70. ncbi Comparison of the efficacy of tolterodine and oxybutynin in different urodynamic severity grades of idiopathic detrusor overactivity
    K Giannitsas
    Departments of Urology and Medical Physics, Patras University, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 46:776-82; discussion 782-3. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy of tolterodine and oxybutynin in the treatment of specific, according to their urodynamic grade of severity, populations with overactive detrusor...
  71. doi Effect of alfuzosin on female primary bladder neck obstruction
    A Athanasopoulos
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:217-22. 2009
    ..Alfuzosin significantly improved urodynamic parameters and alleviated bother score in almost two thirds of patients with PBNO and can be an effective first-line treatment of this situation...
  72. ncbi Penile lipomas, cause of sexual dysfunction
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, Medical School, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Int Urol Nephrol 34:3-4. 2002
    ..We report 2 cases of penile lipomas. Although the simultaneous sexual dysfunction proved to be phsychogenic their surgical excision improved their sexual life...
  73. ncbi Versican but not decorin accumulation is related to metastatic potential and neovascularization in testicular germ cell tumours
    V T Labropoulou
    Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Histopathology 49:582-93. 2006
    ..Matrix proteoglycans versican and decorin are frequently overexpressed in various malignancies and are involved in the progression of cancer...
  74. ncbi Effect of subinguinal varicocelectomy on sperm parameters and pregnancy rate: a two-group study
    P Perimenis
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, GR-26500 Rio, Patras, Greece
    Eur Urol 39:322-5. 2001
    ..3% of the nonoperated. CONCLUSIONS: Varicocelectomy improves all semen parameters and pregnancy rates significantly. Palpable varicoceles should be operated upon when found in infertile couples...
  75. ncbi Paranephric abscess during pregnancy: a case for a low-dose interventional CT
    A Athanasopoulos
    Urology Department, School of Medicine, University of Patras, and Medical Physics Department, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Urol Int 73:185-7. 2004
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  76. ncbi Long-term results of transvaginal colposuspension for the treatment of genuine stress incontinence combined with vaginal hysterectomy
    A Athanasopoulos
    Department of Urology, University of Patras, and Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, General Hospital of Patras Saint Andrew, Patras, Greece
    Urol Int 71:41-4. 2003
    ..This technique is promising as an easy and minimally invasive surgical procedure for bladder neck suspension...
  77. ncbi Primary adrenal tuberculosis: role of computed tomography and CT-guided biopsy in diagnosis
    E N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
    Urol Int 76:285-7. 2006
    ..The Mantoux reaction was positive but there was no evidence of lung or urinary infection. CT-guided biopsy of the left adrenal gland was performed and established the diagnosis of adrenal tuberculosis...
  78. ncbi Editorial comment on the manuscript entitled 'Comparison of clinical trials with sildenafil, vardenafil and tadalafil in erectile dysfunction'
    Petros Perimenis
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:1-2. 2005