R Damiano

Summary

Affiliation: Magna Graecia University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections by intravesical administration of hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulphate: a placebo-controlled randomised trial
    Rocco Damiano
    Urology Unit, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur Urol 59:645-51. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine and cisplatin following surgical treatment of urinary bladder carcinosarcoma
    Rocco Damiano
    Section of Urology, University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Tumori 90:458-60. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized placebo-controlled study of periprostatic local anaesthetic for transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy
    Rocco Damiano
    Clinica Urologica, Università degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:163-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Does the size of ureteral stent impact urinary symptoms and quality of life? A prospective randomized study
    Rocco Damiano
    Chair of Urology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, via T Campanella 202, 88100 Catanzaro, CZ, Italy
    Eur Urol 48:673-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Are extended biopsies really necessary to improve prostate cancer detection?
    R Damiano
    Urologic Clinic, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 6:250-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Stent positioning after ureteroscopy for urinary calculi: the question is still open
    Rocco Damiano
    Cattedra di Urologia, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Via T Campanella, 88100, Italy
    Eur Urol 46:381-7; discussion 387-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint [Questionnaire based evaluation of prostate biopsy complication comparing different bioptic schemes]
    Rocco Damiano
    Cattedra di Urologia, Universita Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italia
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 75:40-5. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms in females adversely affect quality of life
    Rocco Damiano
    Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:237-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effect of tamsulosin in preventing ureteral stent-related morbidity: a prospective study
    Rocco Damiano
    Department of Urology, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Endourol 22:651-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Early and late complications of double pigtail ureteral stent
    Rocco Damiano
    Department of Experimental and Clinic Medicine, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Urol Int 69:136-40. 2002

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections by intravesical administration of hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulphate: a placebo-controlled randomised trial
    Rocco Damiano
    Urology Unit, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur Urol 59:645-51. 2011
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a prevalent condition in women during their lifetime with a high rate of recurrence within 3-6 mo...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine and cisplatin following surgical treatment of urinary bladder carcinosarcoma
    Rocco Damiano
    Section of Urology, University of Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Tumori 90:458-60. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized placebo-controlled study of periprostatic local anaesthetic for transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy
    Rocco Damiano
    Clinica Urologica, Università degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:163-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Does the size of ureteral stent impact urinary symptoms and quality of life? A prospective randomized study
    Rocco Damiano
    Chair of Urology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, via T Campanella 202, 88100 Catanzaro, CZ, Italy
    Eur Urol 48:673-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of stent diameter on patients' symptoms and quality of life (QoL) by using dedicated questionnaires...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are extended biopsies really necessary to improve prostate cancer detection?
    R Damiano
    Urologic Clinic, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 6:250-5. 2003
    ..This eight-biopsy scheme, including sampling in PZ and TZ toward the base, should be considered in an initial biopsy scheme to maintain a similar detection rate of an extensive biopsy scheme reducing the number of biopsies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Stent positioning after ureteroscopy for urinary calculi: the question is still open
    Rocco Damiano
    Cattedra di Urologia, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Via T Campanella, 88100, Italy
    Eur Urol 46:381-7; discussion 387-8. 2004
    ..We conducted a study to assess the need for routine ureteral stenting after ureteroscopic stone removal using Lithoclast pneumatic intracorporeal lithotripsy...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Questionnaire based evaluation of prostate biopsy complication comparing different bioptic schemes]
    Rocco Damiano
    Cattedra di Urologia, Universita Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italia
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 75:40-5. 2003
    ..The present study evaluate from the patient's perspective the complications with the use of two different systematic biopsy protocols with 14 and 8 cores...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms in females adversely affect quality of life
    Rocco Damiano
    Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:237-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Effect of tamsulosin in preventing ureteral stent-related morbidity: a prospective study
    Rocco Damiano
    Department of Urology, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Endourol 22:651-6. 2008
    ..We conducted a randomized study to evaluate the effect of tamsulosin in improving symptoms and quality of life (QoL) in patients with indwelling double-pigtail ureteral stents, using both generic and specific questionnaires...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early and late complications of double pigtail ureteral stent
    Rocco Damiano
    Department of Experimental and Clinic Medicine, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Urol Int 69:136-40. 2002
    ..To analyze the early and late complications of indwelling ureteral stents in a series of 146 patients with nephroureteral lithiasis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gynecomastia in patients with prostate cancer: update on treatment options
    R Autorino
    Clinica Urologica, Seconda Universita degli Studi, Napoli, Italy
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 9:109-14. 2006
    ..In this update article, recent advances in the management options for gynecomastia/breast pain caused by hormonal manipulation are reviewed and critically analyzed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adrenal sparing surgery in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma: when is it possible?
    R Autorino
    Clinica Urologica, Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Azienda Universitaria Policlinico, Piazza Miraglia, Naples, CAP 80138, Italy
    World J Urol 21:153-8. 2003
    ..However, radical nephrectomy, including removal of the ipsilateral adrenal gland, should be performed in patients with large, high risk tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life after radical cystectomy: comparison of ileal conduit to continent orthotopic neobladder
    R Autorino
    Clinica Urologica, AOU Policlinico, Seconda Universita degli Studi, Napoli, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:858-64. 2009
    ..To compare health related quality of life (HRQOL) between patients with two different types of urinary diversion, ileal conduit and orthotopic neobladder, and between them and an age-matched population of healthy subjects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Results and complications of laparoscopic surgery for pediatric varicocele
    C Esposito
    Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 36:767-9. 2001
    ..Hydrocele seems to be the most frequent postoperative complication and a potential problem, especially in children operated on with the Palomo procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Experience with the use of tissue adhesives in pediatric endoscopic surgery
    C Esposito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Chair of Pediatric Surgery, Magna Graecia University, Via Tommaso Campanella 115, 88100, Catanzaro, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:290-2. 2004
    ..Due to technological improvements, the use of tissue adhesives and glues for tissue approximation and hemostasis in surgery has increased. We report our preliminary experience with this technology in pediatric endosurgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expanding applications of the access sheath to ureterolithotripsy of distal ureteral stones. A frustrating experience
    Marco De Sio
    Cattedra di Urologia, Azienda Universitaria Policlinico, Seconda Universita degli Studi, Napoli, Italy
    Urol Int 72:55-7. 2004
    ..An access sheath is now available and it facilitates ureteroscopy of the upper ureter. To answer the question whether its application could be expanded to the distal ureter is the aim of our paper...
  17. ncbi request reprint Enlarged wandering spleen treated with hemisplenectomy and fixation of the residual spleen
    C Esposito
    Pediatric Surgery, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Via Tommaso Campanella 115, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:488-90. 2005
    ..The results obtained with the procedure that was adopted for treating this case of wandering spleen allow the authors to state that hemispleen fixation is a valid option for treating symptomatic enlarged wandering spleen...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of dynamic sentinel node biopsy in penile cancer: our experience
    S Perdona
    Department of Urology, IRCCS, National Cancer Institute, G Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 93:181-5. 2006
    ..We report our initial experience with a relatively new technique, the so-called "dynamic sentinel node biopsy", in patients with penile cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparing two different ballistic intracorporeal lithotripters in the management of ureteral stones
    Marco De Sio
    Cattedra di Urologia, Azienda Universitaria Policlinico, Seconda Universita degli Studi, Napoli, Italy
    Urol Int 72:52-4. 2004
    ..In this paper we compare the clinical efficacy and features of these two ballistic lithotripters in the ureteroscopic treatment of ureteral stones...
  20. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted orchidopexy: an ideal treatment for children with intra-abdominal testes
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Endourol 16:659-62. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the results and advantages of laparoscopy-assisted orchidopexy performed without dividing the spermatic vessels...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of five different hormonal treatment protocols for children with cryptorchidism
    Ciro Esposito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:246-9. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of medical therapy on boys with cryptorchidism, a prospective study was carried out in five groups of patients over a 30-month period...
  22. ncbi request reprint Medical expulsive treatment of distal-ureteral stones using tamsulosin: a single-center experience
    Marco De Sio
    Department of Urology, Second University, Naples, Italy
    J Endourol 20:12-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the addition of tamsulosin to our standard expulsive pharmacologic therapy for the treatment of distal-ureteral stones...
  23. ncbi request reprint The use of tamsulosin in the medical treatment of ureteral calculi: where do we stand?
    Riccardo Autorino
    Department of Urology, Second University, Naples, Italy
    Urol Res 33:460-4. 2005
    ..This selective alpha-blocker should therefore be included in the pharmacological regimen of patients when a conservative approach is considered in the treatment of ureteral lithiasis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic features of prostate adenocarcinoma incidentally discovered at the time of radical cystectomy: an evidence-based analysis
    Rocco Damiano
    Clinica Urologica, Università Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:648-57. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of laparoscopy on the management of an unusual case of nonpalpable testis in an adult patient
    C Esposito
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Magna Graecia University, Via Tommaso Campanella 115, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
    Surg Endosc 17:1324. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, before this period some children were managed incorrectly. This case report shows how laparoscopy and the collaboration between pediatric surgeons and urologists may lead to optimal results...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pathology of the prostate in radical cystectomy specimens: a critical review
    Riccardo Autorino
    Clinica Urologica, Seconda Universita degli Studi, Napoli, Italy
    Surg Oncol 18:73-84. 2009
    ..Poorly differentiated prostate adenocarcinoma and urothelial carcinoma often share overlapping morphologic features and it can be sometimes difficult to differentiate between these two entities...
  27. ncbi request reprint Role of chemotherapy in hormone-refractory prostate cancer. Old issues, recent advances and new perspectives
    Ricardo Autorino
    Department of Urology, Second University, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Urol Int 70:1-14. 2003
    ..Further phase III studies are necessary to better evaluate the efficacy of the different regimens...
  28. doi request reprint Prostatic capsule and seminal vesicle-sparing cystectomy: improved functional results, inferior oncologic outcome
    Giuseppe Simone
    Department of Urology, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy
    Urology 72:162-6. 2008
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the functional and oncologic results of 20 prostatic capsule and seminal vesicle-sparing cystectomies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of tamoxifen and radiotherapy for prevention and treatment of gynaecomastia and breast pain caused by bicalutamide in prostate cancer: a randomised controlled trial
    Sisto Perdonà
    Department of Urology, National Tumour Institute, G Pascale Foundation IRCSS, Naples, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 6:295-300. 2005
    ..We aimed to compare tamoxifen with radiotherapy for prevention and treatment of gynaecomastia, breast pain, or both during bicalutamide monotherapy for prostate cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint The need to reduce patient discomfort during transrectal ultrasonography-guided prostate biopsy: what do we know?
    Marco De Sio
    Chair of Urology, Second University, 80132 Naples, Italy
    BJU Int 96:977-83. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Complications of pediatric urological laparoscopy: mistakes and risks
    Ciro Esposito
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Urol 169:1490-2; discussion 1492. 2003
    ..We evaluate the results and complications of laparoscopic urological procedures in children...
  32. doi request reprint Short-term administration of prulifloxacin in patients with nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer: an effective option for the prevention of bacillus Calmette-Guérin-induced toxicity?
    Rocco Damiano
    UOC Urologia, Università Magna Greacia, Catanzaro, Italy
    BJU Int 104:633-9. 2009
    ..To determine whether the new fluoroquinolone prulifloxacin might improve tolerance to Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) intravesical therapy in patients with bladder cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Re: Hooman Djaladat, Parvin Tajin, Pooya Payandemehr and Sara Alehashemi. Ureteral catheterization in uncomplicated ureterolithotripsy: a randomized, controlled trial. Eur Urol 2007;52:836-41
    Rocco Damiano
    Eur Urol 52:924-5; author reply 926. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint How to decrease pain during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: a look at the literature
    Riccardo Autorino
    Urology Clinic, Second University, Department of Oncology, Federico II University, Vico Santo Spirito 54, 80132 Naples, Italy
    J Urol 174:2091-7. 2005
    ..There is growing interest among urologists on the need for decreasing pain during transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided prostate biopsy...
  35. doi request reprint Re: Ureteral stenting and urinary stone management: a systematic review G. Haleblian, K. Kijvikai, J. de la Rosette and G. Preminger J Urol 2008; 179: 424-430
    Riccardo Autorino
    J Urol 180:1573. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Gynecomastia and breast pain induced by adjuvant therapy with bicalutamide after radical prostatectomy in patients with prostate cancer: the role of tamoxifen and radiotherapy
    Giuseppe Di Lorenzo
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia e Oncologia Molecolare e Clinica, Universita degli Studi Federico II, Vico Santo Spirito 54, 80132 Naples, Italy
    J Urol 174:2197-203. 2005
    ..Also, we evaluated their effects on patient hormonal status, quality of life (QOL), sexual function and prostate specific antigen relapse-free survival...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quality of life evaluation by the EORTC QLQ-C30 questionnaire in patients treated with hormonal treatment in Italy. A QuABIOS group study
    Domenico Prezioso
    Policlinico Universitario Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:99-103. 2007
    ..We report here a prospective quality of life (QOL) evaluation over time and by hormonal treatment modalities...
  38. ncbi request reprint Bladder-sparing, combined-modality approach for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a multi-institutional, long-term experience
    Sisto Perdonà
    Comprehensive Urology Unit, National Tumor Institute, G Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy
    Cancer 112:75-83. 2008
    ..The authors evaluated their long-term experience with combined-modality, conservative treatment in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in women with multiple sclerosis and overactive bladder syndrome
    Giuseppe Quarto
    Division of Urology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:189-94. 2007
    ..In conclusion, OAB symptoms have a major impact on the QoL in patients with MS, even if their perception of QoL impairment remains limited. Optimal management in these subjects should include a complete UDS assessment...