F Montorsi

Summary

Affiliation: San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Penile rehabilitation after radical prostatectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:400-1. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis of BPH and treatment of LUTS among GPs: a European survey
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital Department of Pathology, Scientific Institute Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy IMS SpA, Milano, Italia
    Int J Clin Pract 67:114-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Best practices in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: recommendations of the Pasadena Consensus Panel
    Francesco Montorsi
    Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 62:368-81. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Brain activation patterns during video sexual stimulation following the administration of apomorphine: results of a placebo-controlled study
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 43:405-11. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The ageing male and erectile dysfunction
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 92:516-20. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction prevalence, time of onset and association with risk factors in 300 consecutive patients with acute chest pain and angiographically documented coronary artery disease
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 44:360-4; discussion 364-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sildenafil citrate in men with erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy: a systematic review of clinical data
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milan 20132, Italy
    J Sex Med 2:658-67. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 93:1-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and sleep-related erections: an overview*
    Francesco Montorsi
    Istituto Scientifico H San Rafaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 2:771-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Current and future strategies for preventing and managing erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:123-33. 2004

Detail Information

Publications122 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Penile rehabilitation after radical prostatectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:400-1. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Diagnosis of BPH and treatment of LUTS among GPs: a European survey
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital Department of Pathology, Scientific Institute Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy IMS SpA, Milano, Italia
    Int J Clin Pract 67:114-9. 2013
    ..This survey was conducted in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK, with the aim to assess diagnosis and therapy of BPH patients in clinical practice...
  3. doi request reprint Best practices in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: recommendations of the Pasadena Consensus Panel
    Francesco Montorsi
    Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 62:368-81. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Brain activation patterns during video sexual stimulation following the administration of apomorphine: results of a placebo-controlled study
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 43:405-11. 2003
    ..To evaluate the in vivo effect of apomorphine sublingual versus placebo on cortical and subcortical brain activation during video sexual stimulation...
  5. ncbi request reprint The ageing male and erectile dysfunction
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 92:516-20. 2003
    ..Oral drug therapy represents a safe and effective option for most ageing men...
  6. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction prevalence, time of onset and association with risk factors in 300 consecutive patients with acute chest pain and angiographically documented coronary artery disease
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina, 60, 20132, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 44:360-4; discussion 364-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess erectile dysfunction prevalence, time of onset and association with risk factors in patients with acute chest pain and angiographically documented coronary artery disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sildenafil citrate in men with erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy: a systematic review of clinical data
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milan 20132, Italy
    J Sex Med 2:658-67. 2005
    ..Radical prostatectomy is a frequently used treatment option for prostate cancer; however, prostatectomy is often associated with significant morbidity, including erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 93:1-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and sleep-related erections: an overview*
    Francesco Montorsi
    Istituto Scientifico H San Rafaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 2:771-84. 2005
    ..The prospect that the quality of sleep may also be improved by an androgen therapy administered to improve sleep-related erections in hypogonadal men needs further basic research and appropriate clinical studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Current and future strategies for preventing and managing erectile dysfunction following radical prostatectomy
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:123-33. 2004
    ..As radical prostatectomy remains a commonly used procedure in the treatment of clinically localized prostate cancer, we critically analyzed current and future strategies for preventing and managing postoperative erectile dysfunction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of premature ejaculation: a global and regional perspective
    Francesco Montorsi
    University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 2:96-102. 2005
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term safety and tolerability of tadalafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20312 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:339-44; discussion 344-5. 2004
    ..To assess the long-term safety and tolerability of tadalafil for patients with erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving the preservation of the urethral sphincter and neurovascular bundles during open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 48:938-45. 2005
    ..To describe a technique for open nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vardenafil for the treatment of erectile dysfunction: a critical review of the literature based on personal clinical experience
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 6020132 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 47:612-21. 2005
    ..To critically review the literature on vardenafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction while integrating the clinical findings with the personal experience of the authors...
  15. ncbi request reprint The use of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 14:357-9. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation versus transurethral resection of the prostate: results from a 2-center, prospective, randomized trial in patients with obstructive benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 172:1926-9. 2004
    ..To our knowledge we report the first multicenter, prospective, randomized study comparing holmium laser enucleation (HoLEP) and transurethral prostate resection (TURP) for obstructive benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Penile implants in the era of oral drug treatment for erectile dysfunction
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 94:745-51. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Earliest time to onset of action leading to successful intercourse with vardenafil determined in an at-home setting: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 1:168-78. 2004
    ..Of considerable interest to patients and physicians is an understanding of the time required after dosing to attain penile erection sufficient for successful sexual intercourse...
  19. ncbi request reprint Apomorphine-induced brain modulation during sexual stimulation: a new look at central phenomena related to erectile dysfunction
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 15:203-9. 2003
    ..This suggests that psychogenic impotence may be associated with previously unrecognized underlying functional abnormalities of the brain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Tolerability and safety of apomorphine SL (Ixense (TM) )
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 15:S7-9. 2003
    ..The most frequently reported adverse events were nausea and dizziness, but no major adverse events have been noted in any of the clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint AMS three-piece inflatable implants for erectile dysfunction: a long-term multi-institutional study in 200 consecutive patients
    F Montorsi
    Divisione di Urologia, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italia
    Eur Urol 37:50-5. 2000
    ....
  22. doi request reprint The effects of dutasteride or tamsulosin alone and in combination on storage and voiding symptoms in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): 4-year data from the Combination of Avodart and Tamsulosin (CombAT) s
    Francesco Montorsi
    Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 107:1426-31. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in men
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:3572-88. 2010
    ..Sexual health is an integral part of overall health. Sexual dysfunction can have a major impact on quality of life and psychosocial and emotional well-being...
  24. doi request reprint A broader role for 5ARIs in prostate disease? Existing evidence and emerging benefits
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universitá Vita Salute San Rafaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 69:895-907. 2009
    ..The overlap between BPE and prostate cancer may allow a more unified approach to managing these conditions, with 5ARIs having a central role...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of nightly versus on-demand vardenafil on recovery of erectile function in men following bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
    Francesco Montorsi
    Division of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:924-31. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Medical therapy for premature ejaculation
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Lancet 368:894-6. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Current status of local penile therapy
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 14:S70-81. 2002
    ..At this time, however, the crossing of the barrier caused by the penile skin and tunica albuginea has limited the efficacy of the drugs used...
  28. ncbi request reprint The ageing male and erectile dysfunction
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University of Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    World J Urol 20:28-35. 2002
    ..An extensive discussion of the various therapeutic options should follow in order to allow the patient to identify the most suitable alternative. Oral drug therapy represents a safe and efficacious option for most elderly patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Vestibular flap urethroplasty for strictures of the female urethra. Impact on symptoms and flow patterns
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute, Scientific Institute Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Urol Int 69:12-6. 2002
    ..To assess the impact on subjective symptoms and flow patterns of a new surgical technique designed to correct strictures of the female distal urethra and urethral meatus...
  30. ncbi request reprint Can phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors cure erectile dysfunction?
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 49:979-86. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of erectile dysfunction
    F Montorsi
    Departments of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 91:446-54. 2003
    ..Alprostadil is the most widely used drug, both for injection therapy and for the intraurethral route. The efficacy of second-line treatment is high but the attrition rate remains significant...
  32. doi request reprint Effect of dutasteride, tamsulosin and the combination on patient-reported quality of life and treatment satisfaction in men with moderate-to-severe benign prostatic hyperplasia: 4-year data from the CombAT study
    F Montorsi
    Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1042-51. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Tadalafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction following bilateral nerve sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    J Urol 172:1036-41. 2004
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of tadalafil 20 mg, taken on demand, in men with erectile dysfunction following bilateral nerve sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy (BNSRRP)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Emerging oral drugs for erectile dysfunction
    Alberto Briganti
    Cattedra di Urologia, University Vita e Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 9:179-89. 2004
    ..For the purpose of this review, clinical and pharmacological analysis focuses on the recent advances in the field of oral therapy, including PDE5 inhibitors and sublingual apomorphine...
  35. ncbi request reprint General versus spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy: results of a prospective, randomized study
    Andrea Salonia
    Department ofUrology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Urology 64:95-100. 2004
    ..To evaluate the impact of general anesthesia (GA) versus spinal anesthesia (SpA) on intraoperative and postoperative outcome in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy...
  36. doi request reprint Two positive nodes represent a significant cut-off value for cancer specific survival in patients with node positive prostate cancer. A new proposal based on a two-institution experience on 703 consecutive N+ patients treated with radical prostatectomy, e
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 55:261-70. 2009
    ..However, node positive (N+) patients share heterogeneous outcomes according to the extent of lymph node invasion (LNI)...
  37. doi request reprint Pelvic lymph node dissection in prostate cancer
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 55:1251-65. 2009
    ..Pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) is considered the most reliable procedure for the detection of lymph node metastases in prostate cancer (PCa); however, the therapeutic benefit of PLND in PCa management is currently under debate...
  38. doi request reprint Does diabetes mellitus increase the risk of high-grade prostate cancer in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy?
    F Abdollah
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 14:74-8. 2011
    ..31, P = 0.001) and on final pathological specimen (odds ratio = 2.22, P = 0.002). In patients undergoing RP, those with type 2 DM had a higher risk of harboring a poorly differentiated tumor on final pathological examination...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of erectile function after radical prostatectomy with phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors
    F Deho
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:3496-501. 2009
    ..We analyzed the factors affecting erectile function after RP and evaluated the evidence suggesting the role of pharmacological prophylaxis and treatment of ED after surgery...
  40. doi request reprint Vardenafil can improve continence recovery after bilateral nerve sparing prostatectomy: results of a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:234-43. 2010
    ..Several trials in men with ED and lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia suggest that PDE5-I could improve both erectile function and urinary symptoms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Thermo-chemotherapy and electromotive drug administration of mitomycin C in superficial bladder cancer eradication. a pilot study on marker lesion
    R Colombo
    Department of Urology, Scientific Institute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 39:95-100. 2001
    ..To draw preliminary considerations concerning the ablative effect on marker lesion using novel approaches compared to standard intravesical chemotherapy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Treatment satisfaction in patients with erectile dysfunction switching from prostaglandin E(1) intracavernosal injection therapy to oral sildenafil citrate
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 15:444-9. 2003
    ..05), and their responses correlated with patient satisfaction (r=0.68). Compared with PGE(1) injection, these data suggest that patients may be less likely to discontinue taking sildenafil treatment for their erectile dysfunction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Percent of free serum prostate-specific antigen and histological findings in patients undergoing open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    V Scattoni
    Department of Urology, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 36:621-30. 1999
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint A nomogram is more accurate than a regression tree in predicting lymph node invasion in prostate cancer
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 101:556-60. 2008
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Renal sinus fat invasion in pT3a clear cell renal cell carcinoma affects outcomes of patients without nodal involvement or distant metastases
    Roberto Bertini
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 181:2027-32. 2009
    ..We analyzed the impact of sinus fat invasion on cancer specific survival in a cohort of patients with pT3a clear cell renal cell carcinoma...
  46. doi request reprint Tadalafil and vardenafil vs sildenafil: a review of patient-preference studies
    Vincenzo Mirone
    Department of Urology, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    BJU Int 103:1212-7. 2009
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Long-term survival in patients with germ cell testicular cancer: a population-based competing-risks regression analysis
    G Gandaglia
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, Canada Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 40:103-12. 2014
    ..We sought to describe the rates of other-cancer (OCM), non-cancer related (NCRM), and cancer-specific mortality (CSM) among men with TGCT...
  48. doi request reprint Extended pelvic lymph node dissection in prostate cancer: a 20-year audit in a single center
    F Abdollah
    Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 24:1459-66. 2013
    ..We set to assess the impact of stage migration in prostate cancer (PCa) on the evolution of the pN1 rate and tumor characteristics in pN1 patients over the last two decades...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reconfiguration of the severely fibrotic penis with a penile implant
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita e Salute-San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 166:1782-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Patients with severe penile curvature, shortening and impaired penile rigidity due to penile fibrosis may be offered this surgical alternative, which proved to be effective and safe in our preliminary series...
  50. ncbi request reprint Topical prilocaine-lidocaine cream combined with peripheral nerve block improves pain control in prostatic biopsy: results from a prospective randomized trial
    Marco Raber
    Istituto Scientifico Ospedale San Raffaele, Universita Vita Salute, Cattedra di Urologia, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 53:967-73. 2008
    ..To compare pain control results between periprostatic nerve block alone and combined with topical prilocaine-lidocaine cream as local anesthesia of prostate biopsy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Validation of a nomogram predicting the probability of lymph node invasion based on the extent of pelvic lymphadenectomy in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 98:788-93. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Monofocal and plurifocal high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on extended prostate biopsies: factors predicting cancer detection on extended repeat biopsy
    Marco Roscigno
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University School of Medicine, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urology 63:1105-10. 2004
    ..To evaluate factors predicting cancer detection by extended repeat prostate biopsies in patients with an initial, isolated, monofocal or plurifocal, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN) diagnosis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Women's sexual dysfunction: a pathophysiological review
    A Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 93:1156-64. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of prostate cancer. State of the art
    M Roscigno
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 56:123-45. 2004
    ..The other imaging techniques actually play a marginal role in Pca detection, but may be useful for staging newly diagnosed Pca or in patient re-staging in case of biochemical failure after radical treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Counselling the patient with prostate cancer about treatment-related erectile dysfunction
    F Montorsi
    Department of Urology, Vita e Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 11:611-7. 2001
    ..Treatment with sildenafil citrate remains a viable option both for patients treated with radical prostatectomy (in whom the cavernous nerve function is at least partially present) and in patients treated with radiotherapy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Open prostatectomy and the evolution of HoLEP in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    N Suardi
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 61:301-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, HoLEP can be offered as the size-independent gold standard treatment of patients with LUTS due to benign prostatic enlargement...
  57. ncbi request reprint Eight-year experience with transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenal surgery
    G Guazzoni
    Department of Urology, , San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 166:820-4. 2001
    ..This technique involves low morbidity, minimal postoperative analgesic requirements and a short hospital stay...
  58. ncbi request reprint Current role of laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    G Guazzoni
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita e Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 40:8-16. 2001
    ..Herein, we evaluate various techniques employed during laparoscopic adrenalectomy, and assess the current role of laparoscopic adrenalectomy, and possible future developments...
  59. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of local recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    V Scattoni
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 93:680-8. 2004
    ..The value of salvage radiation to the prostatic bed for PSA-only progression after RP remains in question...
  60. ncbi request reprint Validation of a nomogram predicting the probability of lymph node invasion among patients undergoing radical prostatectomy and an extended pelvic lymphadenectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 49:1019-26; discussion 1026-7. 2006
    ..Our goal was to develop and internally validate a nomogram for prediction of lymph node invasion (LNI) in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer undergoing extended pelvic lymphadenectomy (ePLND)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Systematic assessment of the ability of the number and percentage of positive biopsy cores to predict pathologic stage and biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:733-43. 2007
    ..To test this hypothesis, we examined radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) data from three centers on two continents...
  62. ncbi request reprint Differences in the rate of lymph node invasion in men with clinically localized prostate cancer might be related to the continent of origin
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 100:528-32. 2007
    ..To test whether the rate of lymph node invasion (LNI) differs between patients treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) at a European or a North American centre...
  63. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate versus open prostatectomy for prostates >70 g: 24-month follow-up
    Richard Naspro
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 50:563-8. 2006
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Partner responses to sildenafil citrate (Viagra) treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Francesco Montorsi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Urology 63:762-7. 2004
    ..Partner satisfaction with treatment of erectile dysfunction can have a substantial impact on the continuation of therapy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Clinical update on phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    World J Urol 23:374-84. 2005
    ..The second section summarizes data regarding efficacy and safety of the three drugs in treating ED in the general population as well as in selected patient categories...
  66. ncbi request reprint Drug Insight: oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology at Università Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 2:239-47. 2005
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Silodosin in the management of lower urinary tract symptoms as a result of benign prostatic hyperplasia: who are the best candidates
    U Capitanio
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 67:544-51. 2013
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Are Caucasian-European men delaying fatherhood? Results of a 7 year observational study of infertile couples with male factor infertility
    A Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Androl 35:125-32. 2012
    ..These results showed a significant shift towards advanced paternal age, but a non-significant increase of maternal age at first presentation among Caucasian-European infertile couples with MFI over a short time frame...
  69. ncbi request reprint Clinical and diagnostic assessment for therapeutic decisions in prostate cancer
    N M Passoni
    Department of Urology San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 56:321-30. 2012
    ..This review focuses mainly on conventional established imaging techniques, with an eye also to novel approaches that still need to be validated on large patient series...
  70. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of adrenal diseases: 10 years on
    G Guazzoni
    Department of Urology, Universita Vita Salute, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 93:221-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that LA based on either approach should be considered the treatment of choice for benign adrenal lesions. Although very promising, conservative surgery and LA should still be evaluated in cases of malignancy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Bilateral renal mass suggestive of cancer: part 2
    M Roscigno
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 49:918-20. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Systematic extended and saturation prostate biopsy: when and how
    V Scattoni
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, H San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 62:179-92. 2010
    ..The histological issues has to be considered about patient's prognosis...
  73. ncbi request reprint Sildenafil does not improve sexual function in men without erectile dysfunction but does reduce the postorgasmic refractory time
    N Mondaini
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 15:225-8. 2003
    ..Although controlled studies are needed to evaluate the efficacy of erection-enhancing drugs in premature ejaculation, it is possible that sildenafil might be useful for this indication...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effect of autologous blood transfusion on the rate of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Andrea Gallina
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 100:1249-53. 2007
    ..To test the association between autologous blood transfusion (ABT) and biochemical recurrence (BCR) after radical prostatectomy (RP) in a large group of contemporary patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Preserved postoperative penile size correlates well with maintained erectile function after bilateral nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 52:702-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that postoperative penile size correlates to erectile function following bilateral nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy (BNSRRP)...
  76. doi request reprint Menstrual cycle-related changes in circulating androgens in healthy women with self-reported normal sexual function
    Andrea Salonia
    Università Vita Salute San Raffaele Urology, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 5:854-63. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Percentage of positive biopsy cores can improve the ability to predict lymph node invasion in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymph node dissection
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 51:1573-81. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the information stemming from biopsy cores can enhance the ability to predict the rate of lymph node invasion (LNI) at radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) in men subjected to extended pelvic lymphadenectomy (ePLND)...
  78. doi request reprint An open-label, randomized, flexible-dose, crossover study to assess the comparative efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate and apomorphine hydrochloride in men with erectile dysfunction
    Bruno Giammusso
    Department of Urology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Urol Int 81:409-15. 2008
    ..We report the methodology and results of a study that compared a dopaminergic agonist, apomorphine, with a phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitor, sildenafil, in terms of efficacy, tolerability, satisfaction and patient preference...
  79. doi request reprint Remembered International Index of Erectile Function domain scores are not accurate in assessing preoperative potency in candidates for bilateral nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Andrea Salonia
    Università Vita Salute San Raffaele Urology, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 5:677-83. 2008
    ..Most reports include only a retrospective chart review, and there is a question of whether such data are accurate...
  80. doi 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Vardenafil provides reliable efficacy over time in men with erectile dysfunction
    Francesco Montorsi
    Instituto San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Urology 64:1187-95. 2004
    ..To evaluate the reliability of vardenafil efficacy and tolerability within 12 weeks in a broad population of men with erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  82. doi request reprint Postoperative orgasmic function increases over time in patients undergoing nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
    Andrew Salonia
    Vita Salute San Raffaele, Department of Urology, University, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:149-55. 2010
    ..Postprostatectomy orgasmic function (OF) remains poorly defined...
  83. doi request reprint 11C-choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography for preoperative lymph-node staging in intermediate-risk and high-risk prostate cancer: comparison with clinical staging nomograms
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:392-401. 2008
    ..Conventional imaging (CI) techniques are inadequate for lymph node (LN) staging in prostate cancer (PCa)...
  84. pmc Effect of local hyperthermia of the bladder on mitomycin C pharmacokinetics during intravesical chemotherapy for the treatment of superficial transitional cell carcinoma
    R Paroni
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 52:273-8. 2001
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Management of erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy in 2007
    Alberto Briganti
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Hospital, Vita Salute University, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    World J Urol 25:143-8. 2007
    ..In this context, pharmacological prophylaxis may potentially have a significant expanding role in future strategies aimed at preserving post-operative erectile function...
  86. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cryoablation of solid renal masses: intermediate term followup
    Andrea Cestari
    Department of Urology, San Raffaele Hospital, San Raffaele Turro, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 172:1267-70. 2004
    ..We report our experience with laparoscopic renal cryoablation (LRC) in select cases of small renal neoplasms. We evaluated the oncological results with the advantages of minimally invasive surgery...
  87. doi request reprint [11C]choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography to restage prostate cancer cases with biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy and no disease evidence on conventional imaging
    Giampiero Giovacchini
    Center for Molecular Bioimaging, University of Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 184:938-43. 2010
    ....
  88. doi request reprint Anatomical radical retropubic prostatectomy in patients with a preexisting three-piece inflatable prosthesis: a series of case reports
    Federico Deho'
    Vita Salute University, Department of Urology, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:578-83. 2009
    ..Only few reports addressed the outcome of patients submitted to anatomical radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) with an indwelling inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect of sildenafil and apomorphine SL on nocturnal erections in healthy volunteers: a placebo-controlled study
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 47:524-9; discussion 529. 2005
    ..To compare the effects of sildenafil and sublingual (sl) apomorphine on nocturnal erections...
  90. ncbi request reprint A reappraisal of the role of vesicourethral anastomosis biopsy in patient candidates for salvage radiation therapy after radical prostatectomy
    Marco Roscigno
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Milan, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 82:30-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the usefulness of vesicourethral anastomotic biopsy (VUBx) in patients who are candidates for salvage radiotherapy (SalvRT) after radical prostatectomy (RRP)...
  91. 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...
  92. ncbi request reprint Overall clinical outcomes after nerve and seminal sparing radical cystectomy for the treatment of organ confined bladder cancer
    Renzo Colombo
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 171:1819-22; discussion 1822. 2004
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy in patients previously submitted to holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for bladder outlet obstruction due to benign prostatic enlargement
    Nazareno Suardi
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 53:1180-5. 2008
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Significant reduction of acute toxicity following pelvic irradiation with helical tomotherapy in patients with localized prostate cancer
    Cesare Cozzarini
    Department of Radiotherapy, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, 20132 Milan, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 84:164-70. 2007
    ..To assess and quantify the possible benefit deriving from IMRT with Helical Tomotherapy (HTT) delivery to the pelvic nodal area in patients with prostate cancer in terms of reduction of acute and late toxicities...
  95. ncbi request reprint [Role of ultrasonography-guided prostatic biopsy of hypoechoic areas associated with systematic biopsies in patients with normal and high PSA levels]
    Vincenzo Scattoni
    Dpt of Urology, Scientific Institute H San Raffaele, 20145 Milan, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:273-5. 2002
    ..The aim of the study is to evaluate the need to perform directed biopsies to hypoechoic areas at transrectal ultrasound associated with a prostatic mapping in patients with normal and elevated levels of PSA...
  96. doi request reprint Is extended and saturation biopsy necessary?
    Vincenzo Scattoni
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Int J Urol 17:432-47. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, the routine use of these methods is still under evaluation...
  97. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation versus open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia: an inpatient cost analysis
    Andrea Salonia
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Urology 68:302-6. 2006
    ..To compare the cost of open transvesical prostatectomy (OP) with that of holmium laser enucleation (HoLEP) in the treatment of bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) attributed to benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  98. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction in heart failure patients: a critical reappraisal
    L Alberti
    Heart Failure Clinic, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milano, Italy
    Andrology 1:177-91. 2013
    ..Physicians should be aware of the close relation between HF and ED and of the related clinical and therapeutic implications, in order to improve patients quality of life and clinical outcome...
  99. doi request reprint Distribution of metastatic sites in renal cell carcinoma: a population-based analysis
    M Bianchi
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Urological Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 23:973-80. 2012
    ..We assessed the distribution of site-specific metastases in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) according to age. Moreover, we evaluated recommendations proposed by guidelines and focused specifically on bone and brain metastases...
  100. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autonomic nervous activity in sleep-related painful erections
    L Ferini-Strambi
    Sleep Disorders Center, State University, Milan, Italy
    Sleep 19:136-8. 1996
    ..The possible beta-adrenergic hyperactivity during sleep in these patients could explain the reported efficacy of a beta-blocker, such as propranolol, in this disorder...
  101. pmc Effects by silodosin on the partially obstructed rat ureter in vivo and on human and rat isolated ureters
    L Villa
    Urological Research Institute, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Br J Pharmacol 169:230-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to study effects by the α1 A -AR selective antagonist silodosin (compared to tamsulosin and prazosin) on ureter pressures in a rat model of ureter obstruction, and on contractions of human and rat isolated ureters...