Giovanni Lughezzani

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Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc The relationship between obesity and prostate cancer: from genetics to disease treatment and prevention
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    BMC Med 10:109. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Development and internal validation of a Prostate Health Index based nomogram for predicting prostate cancer at extended biopsy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Mialn, Italy
    J Urol 188:1144-50. 2012
  4. pmc Comparison of three different tools for prediction of seminal vesicle invasion at radical prostatectomy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Urol 62:590-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in upper urinary tract urothelial carcinomas: a comprehensive review of the current literature
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 62:100-14. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Predictive and prognostic models in radical prostatectomy candidates: a critical analysis of the literature
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milano, Italy
    Eur Urol 58:687-700. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Nephroureterectomy and segmental ureterectomy in the treatment of invasive upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a population-based study of 2299 patients
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada, H2X 3J4
    Eur J Cancer 45:3291-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Tumor grade improves the prognostic ability of American Joint Committee on Cancer stage in patients with penile carcinoma
    Rodolphe Thuret
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 185:501-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint A population-based comparison of cancer-control rates between radical and partial nephrectomy for T1A renal cell carcinoma
    Maxime Crepel
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 76:883-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A proposal for reclassification of the Fuhrman grading system in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Urol 56:775-81. 2009

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  1. 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...
  2. pmc The relationship between obesity and prostate cancer: from genetics to disease treatment and prevention
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    BMC Med 10:109. 2012
    ..Besides suggesting the genetic bases for the observed relationship between obesity and prostate cancer aggressiveness, these findings provide new insights on the important link between local microenvironment and cancer progression...
  3. doi request reprint Development and internal validation of a Prostate Health Index based nomogram for predicting prostate cancer at extended biopsy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Mialn, Italy
    J Urol 188:1144-50. 2012
    ..We developed and validated a Prostate Health Index (Beckman Coulter, Brea, California) based nomogram to predict prostate cancer at extended prostate biopsy...
  4. pmc Comparison of three different tools for prediction of seminal vesicle invasion at radical prostatectomy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Urol 62:590-6. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in upper urinary tract urothelial carcinomas: a comprehensive review of the current literature
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 62:100-14. 2012
    ..The heterogeneity of upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) biology and prognosis, as well as the presence of different treatment options, makes the clinical decision-making process extremely challenging...
  6. doi request reprint Predictive and prognostic models in radical prostatectomy candidates: a critical analysis of the literature
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milano, Italy
    Eur Urol 58:687-700. 2010
    ..Numerous predictive and prognostic tools have recently been developed for risk stratification of prostate cancer (PCa) patients who are candidates for or have been treated with radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  7. doi request reprint Nephroureterectomy and segmental ureterectomy in the treatment of invasive upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a population-based study of 2299 patients
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada, H2X 3J4
    Eur J Cancer 45:3291-7. 2009
    ..We tested the prognostic impact of pT and pN stages on cancer-specific mortality (CSM) in a large population-based cohort of surgically treated patients with UTUC...
  8. doi request reprint Tumor grade improves the prognostic ability of American Joint Committee on Cancer stage in patients with penile carcinoma
    Rodolphe Thuret
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 185:501-7. 2011
    ..Penile cancer is rare. Thus, predicting cancer specific mortality may be difficult. We devised an accurate and yet easily applicable predictive rule that compares favorably with 2 previous models (73.8% and 74.7% accuracy, respectively)...
  9. doi request reprint A population-based comparison of cancer-control rates between radical and partial nephrectomy for T1A renal cell carcinoma
    Maxime Crepel
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 76:883-8. 2010
    ..We relied on the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) database and assessed cancer-specific mortality (CSM) after either PN or RN for T1aN0M0 RCC, in competing-risks models...
  10. doi request reprint A proposal for reclassification of the Fuhrman grading system in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Urol 56:775-81. 2009
    ..The conventional Fuhrman grading system, which categorizes renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with grades I, II, III, and IV, is the most widely used predictor assessment of RCC cancer-specific mortality (CSM)...
  11. doi request reprint Age-adjusted incidence, mortality, and survival rates of stage-specific renal cell carcinoma in North America: a trend analysis
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 59:135-41. 2011
    ..The rising incidence of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has been largely attributed to the increasing use of imaging procedures...
  12. doi request reprint Temporal stage and grade migration in surgically treated patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    BJU Int 105:799-804. 2010
    ..Study Type - Therapy (individual cohort) Level of Evidence 2b..
  13. doi request reprint A critical appraisal of the value of lymph node dissection at nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:118-24. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint A population-based competing-risks analysis of the survival of patients treated with radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 117:103-9. 2011
    ..The authors examined the rates of cancer-specific and other-cause mortality in a population-based radical cystectomy cohort...
  15. doi request reprint Should bladder cuff excision remain the standard of care at nephroureterectomy in patients with urothelial carcinoma of the renal pelvis? A population-based study
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Urol 57:956-62. 2010
    ..A large, multi-institutional, tertiary care center study suggested no benefit from bladder cuff excision (BCE) at nephroureterectomy in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UC)...
  16. doi request reprint Gender-related differences in patients with stage I to III upper tract urothelial carcinoma: results from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:321-7. 2010
    ..To examine the effect of gender in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) stage at nephroureterectomy (NU), as well as on cancer-specific mortality (CSM) after NU in patients with American Joint Committee on Cancer stages I-III UTUC...
  17. doi request reprint Limited prognostic value of tumor necrosis in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Hendrik Isbarn
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:1378-84. 2010
    ..However, its added prognostic value along with established cancer-specific mortality (CSM) predictors has never been formally tested...
  18. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of the three most commonly used preoperative models for prediction of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 57:562-8. 2010
    ..Several models can predict the rate of biochemical recurrence (BCR) after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  19. doi request reprint Highly predictive survival nomogram after upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
    Claudio Jeldres
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 116:3774-84. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint Perioperative mortality is significantly greater in septuagenarian and octogenarian patients treated with radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Daniel Liberman
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 77:660-6. 2011
    ..However, population-based data have stated otherwise...
  21. doi request reprint A contemporary population-based assessment of the rate of lymph node dissection for penile carcinoma
    Rodolphe Thuret
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:439-46. 2011
    ..We assessed ILND rates in a North American cohort...
  22. doi request reprint The relationship between continence and perineal body tone before and after radical prostatectomy: a pilot study
    Lorenzo Rigatti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Turro, Milan, Italy
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:513-6. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to test whether perineal body tone (PBT), evaluated using the Beco perineometer (Perineocaliper), is related to urinary continence recovery after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)...
  23. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of lymph node invasion in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma: a population-based perspective
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 115:5680-7. 2009
    ....
  24. 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
    ....
  25. doi request reprint External validation of a nomogram predicting mortality in patients with adrenocortical carcinoma
    Laurent Zini
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJU Int 104:1661-7. 2009
    ..To develop nomograms predicting cancer-specific and all-cause mortality in patients managed with either surgery or no surgery for adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC)...
  26. doi request reprint Feasibility and preliminary clinical outcomes of robotic laparoendoscopic single-site (R-LESS) pyeloplasty using a new single-port platform
    Andrea Cestari
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 62:175-9. 2012
    ..Prolonged follow-up and larger series are required to confirm its potential role as a valid alternative to standard robotic pyeloplasty...
  27. doi request reprint A population-based assessment of perioperative mortality after nephroureterectomy for upper-tract urothelial carcinoma
    Claudio Jeldres
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:315-20. 2010
    ..NU represents the surgical standard of care for patients with invasive, nonmetastatic upper-tract urothelial carcinoma. However, this major abdominal surgery may be associated with a nonnegligible rate of perioperative mortality...
  28. doi request reprint Comparative study of inguinal hernia repair rates after radical prostatectomy or external beam radiotherapy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:1307-13. 2010
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Nephron-sparing surgery is equally effective to radical nephrectomy for T1BN0M0 renal cell carcinoma: a population-based assessment
    Maxime Crepel
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:271-5. 2010
    ..To date, only few series from tertiary care centers supported the use of NSS for T1bN0M0 (range 4-7 cm) RCC...
  30. doi request reprint Segmental ureterectomy can safely be performed in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter
    Claudio Jeldres
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 183:1324-9. 2010
    ..We compared cancer specific mortality rates according to surgery type (nephroureterectomy vs segmental ureterectomy) in a large population based cohort of patients with ureteral transitional cell carcinoma...
  31. doi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) isoform p2PSA significantly improves the prediction of prostate cancer at initial extended prostate biopsies in patients with total PSA between 2.0 and 10 ng/ml: results of a prospective study in a clinical setting
    Giorgio Guazzoni
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:214-22. 2011
    ..Total prostate-specific antigen (tPSA), ratio of free PSA (fPSA) to tPSA (%fPSA), and PSA density (PSAD) testing have a very low accuracy in the detection of prostate cancer (PCa). There is an urgent need for more accurate biomarkers...
  32. doi request reprint Comparative study of inguinal hernia repair after radical prostatectomy, prostate biopsy, transurethral resection of the prostate or pelvic lymph node dissection
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 183:970-5. 2010
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Serum index test %[-2]proPSA and Prostate Health Index are more accurate than prostate specific antigen and %fPSA in predicting a positive repeat prostate biopsy
    Massimo Lazzeri
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 188:1137-43. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that serum isoform [-2]proPSA derivatives %p2PSA and Prostate Health Index are accurate predictors of prostate cancer in men scheduled for repeat biopsy...
  34. doi request reprint Radical cystectomy for patients with pT4 urothelial carcinoma in a large population-based study
    Daniel Liberman
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, Department of Urology, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    BJU Int 107:905-11. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Adenocarcinoma versus urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder: comparison between pathologic stage at radical cystectomy and cancer-specific mortality
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:376-81. 2010
    ..To compare stage at radical cystectomy (RC) and cancer-specific mortality (CSM) after RC between non-urachal adenocarcinoma (ADK) and urothelial carcinoma (UC) of the urinary bladder...
  36. doi request reprint Complications and quality of life after template-assisted transperineal prostate biopsy in patients eligible for focal therapy
    Andrea Losa
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urology 81:1291-6. 2013
    ..To assess the complication rates and quality of life in patients eligible for focal therapy who underwent template-assisted transperineal prostate biopsy (TTPB)...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical performance of serum prostate-specific antigen isoform [-2]proPSA (p2PSA) and its derivatives, %p2PSA and the prostate health index (PHI), in men with a family history of prostate cancer: results from a multicentre European study, the PROMEtheuS
    Massimo Lazzeri
    Department of Urology, Ospedale San Raffaele Turro, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 112:313-21. 2013
    ..To evaluate the potential reduction in unnecessary biopsies and the characteristics of potentially missed cases of PCa that would result from using serum p2PSA, %p2PSA and PHI...
  38. doi request reprint Oncologic results of laparoscopic renal cryoablation for clinical T1a tumors: 8 years of experience in a single institution
    Giorgio Guazzoni
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Turro, Milan, Italy
    Urology 76:624-9. 2010
    ..To review the oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic renal cryoablation (LRC) for small renal masses (SRMs) <4 cm...
  39. 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...
  40. doi request reprint A population-based analysis of the rate of cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the United States
    Claudio Jeldres
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 74:837-41. 2009
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  41. doi request reprint Can renal mass biopsy assessment of tumor grade be safely substituted for by a predictive model?
    Claudio Jeldres
    Department of Urology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 182:2585-9. 2009
    ..To date the best available model has shown poor accuracy (55.6%), which is close to flipping a coin (50%) and clearly inadequate for use in clinical practice...
  42. doi request reprint The European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors staging system is prognostically superior to the international union against cancer-staging system: a North American validation
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:713-9. 2010
    ..We formally tested the validity of the modified staging system in a large North American population-based cohort...
  43. doi request reprint A comparative population-based analysis of the rate of partial vs radical nephrectomy for clinically localized renal cell carcinoma
    Sara Baillargeon-Gagné
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJU Int 105:359-64. 2010
    ..Study Type - Prevalence (prospective cohort with good follow up)Level of Evidence 1a...
  44. doi request reprint Preoperative prostate-specific antigen isoform p2PSA and its derivatives, %p2PSA and prostate health index, predict pathologic outcomes in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer
    Giorgio Guazzoni
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 61:455-66. 2012
    ..Currently available predictive models fail to assist clinical decision making in prostate cancer (PCa) patients who are possible candidates for radical prostatectomy (RP). New biomarkers would be welcome...
  45. doi request reprint Effect of the number of biopsy cores on prostate cancer detection and staging
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    University of Montreal Health Center, Quebec, Canada
    Future Oncol 6:381-90. 2010
    ..We relied on a PubMed systematic review of the contemporary English language literature using the terms 'prostate cancer', 'diagnosis', 'transrectal ultrasound' and 'prostate biopsy'...
  46. doi request reprint Location of the primary tumor is not an independent predictor of cancer specific mortality in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
    Hendrik Isbarn
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 182:2177-81. 2009
    ..We assessed the prognostic significance of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma tumor location in a large, population based data set...
  47. doi request reprint Simplifying patient positioning and port placement during robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Andrea Cestari
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:530-3. 2010
    ..We describe the use of a nautical inclinometer and a plastic, double-equilateral triangle with an 8-cm-long border to reach the correct Trendelenburg position easily and to place trocars correctly during RALP...
  48. doi request reprint The prognostic value of erythrocyte polyamines in the preoperative evaluation of patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 46:1927-35. 2010
    ..We tested whether spermine and spermidine could improve the prognostic ability of six established preoperative predictors of cancer-specific mortality (CSM) after partial or radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  49. doi request reprint Robot-assisted uretero-ureterostomy for iatrogenic lumbar and iliac ureteral stricture: technical details and preliminary clinical results
    Nicolòmaria Buffi
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Turro, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:1221-5. 2011
    ..Although the incidence of iatrogenic ureteral strictures is low, the treatment remains challenging...
  50. doi request reprint Thirty-day mortality after transurethral resection of the prostate in patients treated with androgen deprivation therapy
    Hendrik Isbarn
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Endourol 23:1347-52. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine the rate and the predictors of 30-day mortality (30dM) after TURP in patients who were exposed to ADT in a large, contemporary Canadian cohort...
  51. doi request reprint Nodal involvement at nephrectomy is associated with worse survival: a stage-for-stage and grade-for-grade analysis
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Urol 20:372-80. 2013
    ..To examine cancer-specific mortality in patients with nodal metastases relative to patients without nodal involvement at nephrectomy for non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma in a population-based cohort...
  52. doi request reprint Serum Isoform [-2]proPSA Derivatives Significantly Improve Prediction of Prostate Cancer at Initial Biopsy in a Total PSA Range of 2-10 ng/ml: A Multicentric European Study
    Massimo Lazzeri
    Department of Urology, Ospedale San Raffaele Turro, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Eur Urol 63:986-94. 2013
    ..Strategies to reduce prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-driven prostate cancer (PCa) overdiagnosis and overtreatment seem to be necessary...
  53. doi request reprint Treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3J4, Canada
    Nat Rev Urol 7:327-38. 2010
    ..Phase III studies are ongoing to address the importance of CNT in the targeted therapy era. Such information is crucial to ensure timely delivery of a combination of medical and surgical therapies to this patient population...
  54. doi request reprint Preoperative pelvic floor muscle exercise for early continence after radical prostatectomy: a randomised controlled study
    Antonia Centemero
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:1039-43. 2010
    ..Despite improvements in surgical techniques, urinary incontinence (UI) is not uncommon after radical prostatectomy (RP), and it may dramatically worsen quality of life (QoL)...
  55. doi 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...
  56. pmc Dose escalation of second-line sunitinib results in rapid partial remission of multiple hepatic metastases
    Catherine Guevremont
    Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal CHUM, Hopital Saint Luc, Montreal, QC
    Can Urol Assoc J 3:E92-3. 2009
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  57. doi request reprint Tumor size is a determinant of the rate of stage T1 renal cell cancer synchronous metastasis
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognosis and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 182:1287-93. 2009
    ..We revisited the hypothesis that metastatic potential is unrelated to tumor size...