Umberto Capitanio

Summary

Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Staging lymphadenectomy in renal cell carcinoma must be extended: a sensitivity curve analysis
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 111:412-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Lymph node dissection in renal cell carcinoma
    Umberto Capitanio
    University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Department of Urology, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:1212-20. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The extent of lymphadenectomy does affect cancer specific survival in pathologically confirmed T4 renal cell carcinoma
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urologia 79:109-15. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Influence of obesity on tumour volume in patients with prostate cancer
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 109:678-84. 2012
  5. doi request reprint How can we predict lymphorrhoea and clinically significant lymphocoeles after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy? Clinical implications
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 107:1095-101. 2011
  6. doi request reprint When should we expect no residual tumor (pT0) once we submit incidental T1a-b prostate cancers to radical prostatectomy?
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 18:148-53. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Contemporary management of patients with T1a and T1b prostate cancer
    Umberto Capitanio
    University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 21:252-6. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for incidental (stage T1a-T1b) prostate cancer: analysis of predictors for residual disease and biochemical recurrence
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:118-25. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive models before and after radical prostatectomy
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, Hospital San Raffaele, University Vita Salute, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 70:1371-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Performance characteristics of computed tomography in detecting lymph node metastases in contemporary patients with prostate cancer treated with extended pelvic lymph node dissection
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 61:1132-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint Staging lymphadenectomy in renal cell carcinoma must be extended: a sensitivity curve analysis
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 111:412-8. 2013
    ..More extended LND should be pursued if unfavourable clinical and pathological characteristics are evident at diagnosis and/or during surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Lymph node dissection in renal cell carcinoma
    Umberto Capitanio
    University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Department of Urology, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:1212-20. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The extent of lymphadenectomy does affect cancer specific survival in pathologically confirmed T4 renal cell carcinoma
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urologia 79:109-15. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that patients with locally advanced cancer invading beyond Gerota's fascia (pT4 Nany Many RCC) might benefit from an extended LND not only for staging but also for survival purposes...
  4. doi request reprint Influence of obesity on tumour volume in patients with prostate cancer
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 109:678-84. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between body mass index and tumour volume at radical prostatectomy in a large European population...
  5. doi request reprint How can we predict lymphorrhoea and clinically significant lymphocoeles after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy? Clinical implications
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 107:1095-101. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint When should we expect no residual tumor (pT0) once we submit incidental T1a-b prostate cancers to radical prostatectomy?
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 18:148-53. 2011
    ..We aimed to fill this gap by developing a user-friendly flowchart to assist urologists when incidental PCa is diagnosed and a clinical decision is required...
  7. doi request reprint Contemporary management of patients with T1a and T1b prostate cancer
    Umberto Capitanio
    University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 21:252-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the current review is to summarize the available evidence-based information that may be helpful in daily clinical practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for incidental (stage T1a-T1b) prostate cancer: analysis of predictors for residual disease and biochemical recurrence
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:118-25. 2008
    ..Controversies exist about the most appropriate management for patients with incidental prostate cancer after surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictive models before and after radical prostatectomy
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, Hospital San Raffaele, University Vita Salute, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 70:1371-8. 2010
    ..In the last 10 years, several user-friendly predictive tools have been developed to help clinicians in decision-making process before and after radical prostatectomy...
  10. doi request reprint Performance characteristics of computed tomography in detecting lymph node metastases in contemporary patients with prostate cancer treated with extended pelvic lymph node dissection
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 61:1132-8. 2012
    ..All previous studies addressing the ability of CT scan to predict lymph node invasion (LNI) were based on historical patients treated with limited pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND)...
  11. doi request reprint Pelvic/retroperitoneal salvage lymph node dissection for patients treated with radical prostatectomy with biochemical recurrence and nodal recurrence detected by [11C]choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography
    Patrizio Rigatti
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:935-43. 2011
    ..The management of patients with clinical recurrence of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy (RP) remains challenging...
  12. doi request reprint Selecting the optimal candidate for adjuvant radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer: a long-term survival analysis
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 63:998-1008. 2013
    ..The role of adjuvant radiotherapy (ART) after radical prostatectomy (RP) on survival of patients with prostate cancer (PCa) is still controversial...
  13. doi request reprint Preoperative circulating sex hormones are not predictors of positive surgical margins at open radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, Italy
    World J Urol 30:533-9. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing the risk of lymph node invasion in patients with intermediate risk prostate cancer treated with extended pelvic lymph node dissection. A novel prediction tool
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 72:499-506. 2012
    ..Controversy exists regarding the need for extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in patients with intermediate risk prostate cancer (PCa)...
  15. doi request reprint National Comprehensive Cancer Network practice guidelines 2011: Need for more accurate recommendations for pelvic lymph node dissection in prostate cancer
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 188:423-8. 2012
    ..We examined the ability of these guidelines to correctly predict lymph node invasion in patients treated with extended pelvic lymph node dissection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Presence of positive surgical margin in patients with organ-confined prostate cancer equals to extracapsular extension negative surgical margin. A plea for TNM staging system reclassification
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1497-503. 2013
    ..Moreover, we examined the effect of incorporating positive SM as a higher stage on the discrimination accuracy of the current TNM staging system...
  17. doi request reprint Sex hormone-binding globulin is a significant predictor of extracapsular extension in men undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 107:1243-9. 2011
    ..Moreover, a clinical cut-off for circulating SHBG allows using this easily quantifiable molecule as a novel clinical parameter in PCa patients...
  18. doi request reprint Indications for pelvic nodal treatment in prostate cancer should change. Validation of the Roach formula in a large extended nodal dissection series
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:624-9. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the Roach formula is still an accurate tool for LNI predictions if an extended PLND (ePLND) is performed...
  19. doi request reprint When to perform bone scan in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: external validation of the currently available guidelines and proposal of a novel risk stratification tool
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:551-8. 2010
    ..However, the guidelines recommendations have not yet been externally validated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Testing the most stringent criteria for selection of candidates for active surveillance in patients with low-risk prostate cancer
    Nazareno Suardi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milano, Italy
    BJU Int 105:1548-52. 2010
    ..To test the ability of two of the most stringent criteria used to identify patients with low-risk prostate cancer suitable for active surveillance (AS) to correctly exclude patients with unfavourable prostate cancer characteristics...
  21. doi request reprint The role of transrectal saturation biopsy in tumour localization: pathological correlation after retropubic radical prostatectomy and implication for focal ablative therapy
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Hospital, Universita Vita Salute, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 108:366-71. 2011
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of an initial 24-core prostate biopsy scheme (PBx24) in predicting unilateral prostate cancer (PCa) in radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens...
  22. doi request reprint Preoperative sex steroids are significant predictors of early biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    World J Urol 31:275-80. 2013
    ..We sought the association of preoperative serum total testosterone (tT), hypogonadism, 17β estradiol (E2), and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) with early biochemical recurrence (BCR) after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  23. doi request reprint Circulating sex steroids and prostate cancer: introducing the time-dependency theory
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    World J Urol 31:267-73. 2013
    ..We sought whether serum total testosterone (tT), estradiol (E2), tT/E2 ratio, and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) significantly fluctuate throughout time in men with prostate cancer (PCa)...
  24. ncbi request reprint When to perform lymph node dissection in patients with renal cell carcinoma: a novel approach to the preoperative assessment of risk of lymph node invasion at surgery and of lymph node progression during follow-up
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 112:E59-66. 2013
    ..To identify preoperatively patients who might benefit from lymph node dissection (LND)...
  25. doi request reprint Choosing the best candidates for penile rehabilitation after bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Urological Research Institute, Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:608-17. 2012
    ..Controversy exists regarding the ideal candidates for penile rehabilitation after bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (BNSRP)...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of venous tumour thrombus consistency (solid vs friable) on cancer-specific survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Roberto Bertini
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:358-65. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, the impact of venous tumour thrombus (VTT) consistency in patients affected by renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has never been addressed...
  27. doi request reprint Unilateral positive biopsies in low risk prostate cancer patients diagnosed with extended transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy schemes do not predict unilateral prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Gallina
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 110:E64-8. 2012
    ..To date, there is no way of correctly identifying patients who will harbour unilateral prostate cancer based on routinely available variables...
  28. ncbi request reprint Predicting erectile function recovery after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy: a proposal of a novel preoperative risk stratification
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:2521-31. 2010
    ..No multivariable model is currently available for the prediction of erectile function (EF) recovery after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy (BNSRP)...
  29. doi request reprint Serum sex steroids depict a nonlinear u-shaped association with high-risk prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 18:3648-57. 2012
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Circulating estradiol, but not testosterone, is a significant predictor of high-grade prostate cancer in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 117:5029-38. 2011
    ....
  31. doi request reprint There is no way to identify patients who will harbor small volume, unilateral prostate cancer at final pathology. implications for focal therapies
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, VitaSalute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Prostate 72:925-30. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the clinical characteristics of the potentially ideal candidates for focal therapy, that is, patients with unilateral, small volume (namely, pT2a) prostate cancer (PCa) at radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Updated nomogram predicting lymph node invasion in patients with prostate cancer undergoing extended pelvic lymph node dissection: the essential importance of percentage of positive cores
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 61:480-7. 2012
    ..Few predictive models aimed at predicting the presence of lymph node invasion (LNI) in patients with prostate cancer (PCa) treated with extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) are available to date...
  33. doi request reprint Age-adjusted validation of the most stringent criteria for active surveillance in low-risk prostate cancer patients
    Nazareno Suardi
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 118:973-80. 2012
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Combination of adjuvant hormonal and radiation therapy significantly prolongs survival of patients with pT2-4 pN+ prostate cancer: results of a matched analysis
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 59:832-40. 2011
    ..Previous prospective randomised trials have shown a positive impact of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) in patients with locally advanced prostate cancer. However, none of these trials included patients with lymph node invasion (LNI)...
  35. doi request reprint Extended pelvic lymph node dissection does not affect erectile function recovery in patients treated with bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
    Giorgio Gandaglia
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:2187-94. 2012
    ..However, the impact of the extent of pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) on EF has never been addressed...
  36. doi request reprint Postoperative phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor administration increases the rate of urinary continence recovery after bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
    Giorgio Gandaglia
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 20:413-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor on urinary continence recovery after bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy...
  37. doi request reprint The number of cores taken in patients diagnosed with a single microfocus at initial biopsy is a major predictor of insignificant prostate cancer
    Luca Villa
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 189:854-9. 2013
    ..We investigate whether the number of cores taken affects the concordance rate between microfocus of prostate cancer and the confirmation of a pathologically insignificant prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy...
  38. doi request reprint Nerve-sparing approach during radical prostatectomy is strongly associated with the rate of postoperative urinary continence recovery
    Nazareno Suardi
    Urological Research Institute, Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 111:717-22. 2013
    ..The results indicate that, when technically and oncologically feasible, an attempt at a nerve-sparing approach should be planned in order to increase the probability of achieving full continence after radical prostatectomy...
  39. doi request reprint Erectile function outcome after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy: which patients may be left untreated?
    Andrea Gallina
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:903-8. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Lymphatic spread of nodal metastases in high-risk prostate cancer: The ascending pathway from the pelvis to the retroperitoneum
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 72:186-92. 2012
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of lymph node dissection in patients with muscle-invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
    Marco Roscigno
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 53:794-802. 2008
    ..To analyze the prognostic role of lymphadenectomy (LND) in patients with muscle-invasive transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the upper urinary tract (UUT) managed with radical surgery...
  42. doi request reprint Prostate saturation biopsy following a first negative biopsy: state of the art
    Carmen Maccagnano
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy carmen maccagnano gmail com
    Urol Int 89:126-35. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to perform a critical analysis of the literature about the actual role of SPBx in the repeat setting...
  43. doi request reprint What is the definition of a satisfactory erectile function after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy?
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Urological Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:1210-7. 2011
    ..Different cut-offs of the erectile function (EF) domain of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) have been used as definition of postoperative EF recovery...
  44. doi request reprint Biopsy schemes with the fewest cores for detecting 95% of the prostate cancers detected by a 24-core biopsy
    Vincenzo Scattoni
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:1-8. 2010
    ..The most efficient number and location of prostate biopsies remains a matter of debate...
  45. doi request reprint Spatial distribution of positive cores improves the selection of patients with low-risk prostate cancer as candidates for active surveillance
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 112:E234-42. 2013
    ..To test the hypothesis that spatial distribution of positive cores at biopsy is a predictor of unfavourable prostate cancer characteristics at radical prostatectomy (RP) in active surveillance (AS) candidates...
  46. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy represents an effective treatment in patients with specimen-confined high pathological Gleason score prostate cancer
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 111:723-30. 2013
    ..However, in patients with specimen-confined disease, RP and bilateral PLND provided long-term cancer-control outcomes similar to those of patients with more favourable disease characteristics...
  47. doi request reprint Preoperative erectile function represents a significant predictor of postoperative urinary continence recovery in patients treated with bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy
    Giorgio Gandaglia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 187:569-74. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that baseline erectile and urinary function predicts urinary continence recovery after bilateral nerve sparing radical prostatectomy...
  48. doi request reprint The extent of tumour fat invasion affects survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma and venous tumour thrombosis
    Roberto Bertini
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 108:820-4. 2011
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Preoperative hypogonadism is not an independent predictor of high-risk disease in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 117:3953-62. 2011
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgical volume on the rate of lymph node metastases in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymph node dissection for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:794-802. 2008
    ..Previous trials have shown that the number of procedures done by a single surgeon, that is, surgical volume (SV), is associated with several outcomes after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of number and location of distant metastases on renal cell carcinoma mortality in candidates for cytoreductive nephrectomy: implications for multimodal therapy
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 20:572-9. 2013
    ..To test whether the combination of number and location of distant metastases affects cancer-specific survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma...
  52. doi request reprint Is erectile dysfunction a reliable proxy of general male health status? The case for the International Index of Erectile Function-Erectile Function domain
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 9:2708-15. 2012
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) has emerged progressively as a sentinel marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The correlation between ED and the burden arising from multiple comorbid conditions has been incompletely analyzed...
  53. doi request reprint The optimal rebiopsy prostatic scheme depends on patient clinical characteristics: results of a recursive partitioning analysis based on a 24-core systematic scheme
    Vincenzo Scattoni
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:834-41. 2011
    ..The most beneficial number and the location of prostate biopsies remain matters of debate, especially after an initial negative biopsy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgery and erectile dysfunction
    Andrea Gallina
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Arch Esp Urol 63:640-8. 2010
    ..The present article focuses on the short and long term outcomes of pelvic surgery in terms of erectile dysfunction...
  55. doi request reprint Sex hormone-binding globulin: a novel marker for nodal metastases prediction in prostate cancer patients undergoing extended pelvic lymph node dissection
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Urology 73:850-5. 2009
    ..To examine the association between sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) and lymph node invasion (LNI) in patients treated with radical retropubic prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Extent of lymph node dissection at nephrectomy affects cancer-specific survival and metastatic progression in specific sub-categories of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 114:210-5. 2014
    ..To test whether the number of lymph nodes removed affects cancer-specific survival (CSS) or metastatic progression-free survival (MPFS) in different renal cell carcinoma (RCC) scenarios...
  57. doi request reprint Impact of adjuvant radiation therapy on urinary continence recovery after radical prostatectomy
    Nazareno Suardi
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:546-51. 2014
    ..Little is known about the impact of adjuvant radiation therapy (aRT) after radical prostatectomy (RP) on urinary continence (UC)...
  58. doi request reprint The key role of time in predicting progression-free survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma treated with partial or radical nephrectomy: conditional survival analysis
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, URI Urological Research Institute, San Raffaele Hospital, University Vita Salute, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:43.e9-16. 2014
    ..To test this hypothesis, we set to evaluate the conditional PFS rate in surgically treated patients with RCC...
  59. ncbi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of prostate health index and urinary PCA3 for predicting cancer at initial or repeat biopsy
    Vincenzo Scattoni
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 190:496-501. 2013
    ..We performed a head-to-head comparison of the PHI (Prostate Health Index) and PCA3...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative thrombocytosis on pathological outcomes and survival in patients treated with radical cystectomy for bladder carcinoma
    Marco Moschini
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Urological Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    Anticancer Res 34:3225-30. 2014
    ..To investigate the impact of preoperative platelet count on pathological findings at the time of Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer and postoperative cancer-specific and overall survival...
  61. doi request reprint Naftopidil for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia: a systematic review
    Fabio Castiglione
    San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Urological Research Institute, Department of Urology, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 30:719-32. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to systematically review the effects of the adrenoreceptor A1D antagonist naftopidil in the management of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  62. pmc Optimizing postoperative sexual function after radical prostatectomy
    Manuela Tutolo
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Urological Research Institute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Ther Adv Urol 4:347-65. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to give a picture of recent knowledge, novel techniques and therapeutic approaches in order to reach the best combination of treatments to reduce the rate of ED after pelvic surgery...
  63. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index on prostate-specific antigen and percentage free prostate-specific antigen: results from a prostate cancer screening cohort of 1490 men
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 16:91-5. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between BMI and total prostate-specific antigen (tPSA) as well as percent free tPSA (%f/tPSA) in a large prostate cancer screening cohort...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prediction of sexual function after radical prostatectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 115:3150-9. 2009
    ..To address this objective, accurate tools for predicting the likelihood of complete functional recovery after surgery are needed. Cancer 2009;115(13 suppl):3150-9. (c) 2009 American Cancer Society...
  65. doi request reprint Partial cystectomy does not undermine cancer control in appropriately selected patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder: a population-based matched analysist
    Umberto Capitanio
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Urology 74:858-64. 2009
    ..We compared the population-based rates of overall (OS) and cause-specific survival (CSS) in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder (UCB) treated with PC or radical cystectomy (RC)...
  66. doi request reprint The extent of lymphadenectomy seems to be associated with better survival in patients with nonmetastatic upper-tract urothelial carcinoma: how many lymph nodes should be removed?
    Marco Roscigno
    Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 56:512-8. 2009
    ..The role and extent of lymphadenectomy in patients with upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is debated...
  67. pmc Metabolic syndrome and benign prostatic hyperplasia: evidence of a potential relationship, hypothesized etiology, and prevention
    Firas Abdollah
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Hospital, Università Vita Salte, Urological Research Institute URI, Milan, Italy
    Korean J Urol 52:507-16. 2011
    ..However, differences in the definitions used to address the examined predictors and endpoints preclude the possibility of arriving at definitive conclusions...
  68. ncbi request reprint Secondary provoked vestibulodynia in sexually active women with uncomplicated recurrent urinary tract infections
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy ResearchDoctorate Program in Urology, Magna GraeciaUniversity, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:2265-73. 2013
    ..Provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) is a major reason of sexual pain in premenopausal women...
  69. doi request reprint Leydig cell tumor of the spermatic cord in an adolescent affected by congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Matteo Ferrari
    Department of Urology and Urological Research Institute, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 19:954-6. 2012
    ..The patient underwent surgical scrotal exploration through an inguinal right incision. The mass, 18 mm in size and located within the spermatic cord, was removed and final pathology diagnosed a benign Leydig cell tumor...
  70. ncbi request reprint High surgical volume is associated with a lower rate of secondary therapy after radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer
    Claudio Jeldres
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJU Int 102:463-7. 2008
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Critical assessment of tools to predict clinically insignificant prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy in contemporary men
    Felix K H Chun
    Department of Urology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Cancer 113:701-9. 2008
    ..Overtreatment of prostate cancer (PCa) is a concern, especially in patients who might qualify for the diagnosis of insignificant prostate cancer (IPCa). The ability to identify IPCa prior to definitive therapy was tested...
  72. doi request reprint Currently used criteria for active surveillance in men with low-risk prostate cancer: an analysis of pathologic features
    Nazareno Suardi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 113:2068-72. 2008
    ..In this report, the authors addressed the rates of misclassification associated with the use of 5 different clinical criteria for AS. Misclassification was defined as the presence of either nonorgan-confined disease or high-grade PCa...
  73. ncbi request reprint External validation of the updated Partin tables in a cohort of North American men
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit and Department of Urology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 180:898-902; discussion 902-3. 2008
    ..The Partin tables were updated in 2007. However, to our knowledge their accuracy and performance characteristics have not been confirmed in an external validation cohort...
  74. ncbi request reprint Mortality at 120 days after prostatic biopsy: a population-based study of 22,175 men
    Andrea Gallina
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Cancer 123:647-52. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that prostate biopsy might predispose to higher mortality rate. The certainty of this association remains to be proven...