M Battaglia

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Affiliation: University of Bari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized trial comparing high lumbotomic with laparotomic access in renal cell carcinoma surgery
    Michele Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:306-14. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Medical and surgical complications after kidney transplantation from "suboptimal donors": one centre's experience
    M Battaglia
    Urology and Kidney Transplant, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:493-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Lethal somatostatin analog-induced acute necrotizing pancreatitis in a patient with hormone-refractory prostate cancer
    Michele Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:423-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplants from infected donors: our experience
    M Battaglia
    Department of Urology and Kidney Transplant, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:491-2. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Bilateral tumors of the testis in 21-alpha hydroxylase deficiency without adrenal hyperplasia
    Michele Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Section of Surgical Nephrology and Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Urol Oncol 23:178-80. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Long-term follow-up of peripelvic renal multicystic lymphangiectasia]
    Michele Battaglia
    Sezione di Nefrologia Chirurgica e Trapianto, Dipartimento dell Emergenza e dei Trapianti d Organo, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:200-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Double J stent with antireflux device in the prevention of short-term urological complications after cadaveric kidney transplantation: single-center prospective randomized study
    M Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2525-6. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Extended criteria donor kidney transplantation: comparative outcome analysis between single versus double kidney transplantation at 5 years
    G Lucarelli
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1104-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Allograft nephrectomy: what is the best surgical technique?
    A Vavallo
    Urology, Andrology, and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1922-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Obesity in kidney transplantation affects renal function but not graft and patient survival
    P Ditonno
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:367-72. 2011

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized trial comparing high lumbotomic with laparotomic access in renal cell carcinoma surgery
    Michele Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:306-14. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Medical and surgical complications after kidney transplantation from "suboptimal donors": one centre's experience
    M Battaglia
    Urology and Kidney Transplant, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:493-4. 2004
    ..5% and 20%, respectively. In conclusion, even if the complication rate is higher among the suboptimal donor group, the patient and graft survival rates appear to be only slightly affected, therefore, validating the use of marginal donors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lethal somatostatin analog-induced acute necrotizing pancreatitis in a patient with hormone-refractory prostate cancer
    Michele Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:423-5. 2006
    ..We report a fatal case of acute pancreatitis which developed in a 76-year-old male with hormone-refractory prostatic carcinoma who was being treated with lanreotide, a slow-release somatostatin analog...
  4. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplants from infected donors: our experience
    M Battaglia
    Department of Urology and Kidney Transplant, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:491-2. 2004
    ..Kidneys from infected donors seem suitable for transplants. Only grafts infected by vasculotropic agents (S aureus, P aeruginosa, and C albicans) should be discarded...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bilateral tumors of the testis in 21-alpha hydroxylase deficiency without adrenal hyperplasia
    Michele Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Section of Surgical Nephrology and Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Urol Oncol 23:178-80. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Long-term follow-up of peripelvic renal multicystic lymphangiectasia]
    Michele Battaglia
    Sezione di Nefrologia Chirurgica e Trapianto, Dipartimento dell Emergenza e dei Trapianti d Organo, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:200-5. 2002
    ..The absence of symptoms, the hystologic diagnosis, the unchanged dimensions of the cysts confirm the benign prognosis of RPML which does not need a close functional and morphologic monitoring in the long-term follow-up...
  7. ncbi request reprint Double J stent with antireflux device in the prevention of short-term urological complications after cadaveric kidney transplantation: single-center prospective randomized study
    M Battaglia
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 37:2525-6. 2005
    ..We concluded that the anti-reflux device does not have an impact on the incidence of stent-related side effects...
  8. doi request reprint Extended criteria donor kidney transplantation: comparative outcome analysis between single versus double kidney transplantation at 5 years
    G Lucarelli
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1104-7. 2010
    ..Herein, we reviewed the long-term outcomes of DKT to assess its results versus a control group of 179 ECD SKTs. The allocation policy was based on a Remuzzi score obtained from a pretransplant biopsy...
  9. doi request reprint Allograft nephrectomy: what is the best surgical technique?
    A Vavallo
    Urology, Andrology, and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 44:1922-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate differences in outcomes of allograft nephrectomies performed by extracapsular versus intracapsular techniques...
  10. doi request reprint Obesity in kidney transplantation affects renal function but not graft and patient survival
    P Ditonno
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 43:367-72. 2011
    ..In contrast, other reports note higher percentage of graft losses as well as increased mortality. In our study, we analyzed early- and long-term outcomes among obese versus nonobese kidney transplant recipients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Experience with cyclosporine: approaching the therapeutic window for C2 levels in maintenance kidney transplant recipients
    S Di Paolo
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplants, Division of Nephrology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:434S-436S. 2004
    ..Target range values between 700 and 900 ng/mL appear to be associated with better long-term kidney graft function...
  12. doi request reprint Incidentally discovered yellowish lesions in a renal graft from a deceased donor
    P Ditonno
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Urology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:2062-4. 2008
    ..In Italy, for any renal mass suggestive of RCC, a graft discard is mandatory, even if several reports have described cases of renal transplantation performed after back-table excision of small unifocal tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ischemia-reperfusion injury-induced abnormal dendritic cell traffic in the transplanted kidney with delayed graft function
    A Loverre
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Kidney Int 72:994-1003. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that ischemia-reperfusion injury may cause an imbalance between intragraft myeloid and plasmacytoid DCs, which might be related to DGF and acute rejection...
  14. doi request reprint Advanced age is not an exclusion criterion for kidney transplantation
    S V Impedovo
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 45:2650-3. 2013
    ..This study sought to analyze the impact of recipient age older than 60 years on patient and graft outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of ischemia-reperfusion injury in kidney transplantation: risk factors and early and long-term outcomes in a single center
    P Ditonno
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 45:2641-4. 2013
    ..Herein we evaluated the impact of donor and recipient characteristics on DGF development in terms of the incidence of acute rejection episodes, hospital stay, renal function, and long-term graft and patient survivals...
  16. doi request reprint "Deviceless" hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    P Ditonno
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Urology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:1829-30. 2008
    ..Moreover, the kidney was removed through the hand port without an Endobag. Our modified HLN technique avoids the use of costly disposables and offers the advantages of a smaller incision...
  17. doi request reprint IL-17 expression by tubular epithelial cells in renal transplant recipients with acute antibody-mediated rejection
    A Loverre
    Renal, Dialysis and Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari
    Am J Transplant 11:1248-59. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that tubular cells represent a significant source of IL-17 in ABMR and this event might be mediated by the complement system activation featuring this condition...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Double renal transplant. Retrospective analysis of data on the patient population with double kidney transplantation in the setting of the AIRT]
    B Infante
    Divisione di Nefrologia, Dipartimento di Emergenza e Trapianti d Organo, Universita degli Studi di Bari Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 20:602-5. 2003
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Middle and long-term outcomes of dual kidney transplant: a multicenter experience
    S V Impedovo
    Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 45:1237-41. 2013
    ..Dual kidney transplantation (DKTx) to reduce the disparity between demand and supply of organs was evaluated in two Italian centers (Bari and Novara)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rare phenotype and transplantability in cadaveric kidney transplant
    B Favoino
    Unità Operativa Patologia Clinica 2 degrees, Tipizzazione Tessutale, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale Policlinico Consorziale di Bari, Bari, Italy
    Transplant Proc 36:479-80. 2004
    ..25 to 1.5 to 1.34 to 2.38, which appears more equilibrated except for the class 5. In conclusion, if a bonus is applied for rare phenotypes, the chance to be transplanted becomes similar between patients with other parameters the same...
  21. doi request reprint Optimization of analytical and pre-analytical conditions for MALDI-TOF-MS human urine protein profiles
    C D Calvano
    Universita degli Studi di Bari, Centro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca S M A R T, Dipartimento di Chimica, via Orabona, 4, 70100 Bari, Italy
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 51:907-14. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc Regulation of mRNA and protein levels of beta1 integrin variants in human prostate carcinoma
    E Perlino
    Center of Study on Mitochondria and Energy Metabolism, Consiglio Nazionele delle Ricerche, Bari, Italy
    Am J Pathol 157:1727-34. 2000
    ..Our data highlight a selective pressure to reduce the expression levels of beta1C, a very efficient inhibitor of cell proliferation, in prostate malignant transformation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endothoracic nodules in patients who under-went nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. Results of surgical resection
    M Loizzi
    Unit of Thoracic Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Minerva Med 94:103-10. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Early withdrawal of cyclosporine A improves 1-year kidney graft structure and function in sirolimus-treated patients
    Giovanni Stallone
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplant, Division of Nephrology, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Transplantation 75:998-1003. 2003
    ..The present investigation aimed to evaluate the impact of early CNI withdrawal on kidney graft function and structure at 1 year in sirolimus (SRL)-treated patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Role of prostaglandin E1 determination in dynamic penile Doppler color ultrasonography: retrospective study of 900 patients]
    Carlo Bettocchi
    Cattedra di Urologia, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:241-2. 2002
    ..We report on our six-year experience with this procedure on 900 men with erectile dysfunction. This experience lead us to standardise the method utilising high doses (20-40 micrograms) that minimise false negatives...
  26. pmc Therapeutic targeting of classical and lectin pathways of complement protects from ischemia-reperfusion-induced renal damage
    Giuseppe Castellano
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari, Italy
    Am J Pathol 176:1648-59. 2010
    ..Therefore, inhibition of these two pathways might represent a novel therapeutic approach in the prevention of delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Surgical complications of renal transplantation: ultrasound diagnosis
    Pasquale Martino
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation Unit University of Bari, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 82:221-5. 2010
    ..Complications may be classified as medical and surgical; the latter are classified in urologic, vascular and general surgical complications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cyclosporin exposure correlates with 1 year graft function and histological damage in renal transplanted patients
    Salvatore Di Paolo
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplant, Division of Nephrology, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, I 70124 Bari, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2107-12. 2004
    ..The impact of C(2) monitoring on long-term kidney graft function, independent from AR risk, is still unclear, however, and it was assessed in the present study...
  29. ncbi request reprint Conversion to C2 monitoring of cyclosporine A exposure in maintenance kidney transplant recipients: results at 3 years
    Salvatore Di Paolo
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Division of Nephrology, University of Bari, Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:886-92. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Repair of vaginal prolapse following penoscrotal flap vaginoplasty in a male-to-female transsexual
    Giuseppe Loverro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 53:234-6. 2002
    ..Although the reasons for a neovaginal prolapse are not completely known, in our case vaginal sacropexy was successful, with good functional and cosmetic results...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effects of androgen depletion on human erectile function: a prospective study in male-to-female transsexuals
    C Bettocchi
    University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 16:544-6. 2004
    ..It can also be assumed that testosterone is important but not essential for male erectile function and that other androgen-independent pathways can be responsible for sexually induced erections...
  32. ncbi request reprint Addition of sirolimus to cyclosporine delays the recovery from delayed graft function but does not affect 1-year graft function
    Giovanni Stallone
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Division of Nephrology, University of Bari, Policlinico, Bari, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:228-33. 2004
    ..2 versus 53.3 +/- 9.4 ml/min). In conclusion, in de novo renal transplanted patients, the administration of SRL, in combination with low-dose CsA, is associated with a delayed recovery from DGF but does not worsen 1-yr graft function...
  33. ncbi request reprint BCG septicemia after radical cystectomy: a rare postoperative complication following BCG therapy
    R Del Prete
    Sect Microbiology, Dept MIDIM, University of Bari, Italy
    J Infect 45:112-4. 2002
    ..Furthermore, isoniazid prophylaxis should be taken into consideration in patients with history of intravesical BCG therapy undergoing cystectomy...
  34. doi request reprint Unusual solitary metastasis of the ciliary body in renal cell carcinoma
    Vito Mancini
    Urology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation DETO, University of Bari, Italy
    Int J Urol 15:363-5. 2008
    ..Ocular metastasis of RCC is rare, can appear years after treating the primary tumor and should not be excluded in RCC follow-up. As for other RCC solitary metastasis, the best option remains the radical surgical approach...
  35. pmc JAK3/STAT5/6 pathway alterations are associated with immune deviation in CD8 T cells in renal cell carcinoma patients
    Elisabetta Cavalcanti
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:935764. 2010
    ..If validated, this may define a therapeutic target in the setting of patients with RCC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Androgen deprivation therapy regulation of beta1C integrin expression in prostate cancer
    Paolo Fuzio
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Oncol Rep 22:327-35. 2009
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Current insights in renal cell cancer pathology
    Vito Mancini
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation D E T O, Urology and Kidney Transplantation Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Urol Oncol 26:225-38. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Increase of proliferating renal progenitor cells in acute tubular necrosis underlying delayed graft function
    Antonia Loverre
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Italy
    Transplantation 85:1112-9. 2008
    ..CD133Pax-2cells may play a role in the regeneration of tubular damage. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the presence of these cells in human kidneys before transplantation and in grafts with DGF...
  39. ncbi request reprint Testicular granulosa cell tumor of adult type: a new case and a review of the literature
    Pasquale Ditonno
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Division of Urology and Kidney Transplant, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Urol Oncol 25:322-5. 2007
    ..Our case and a review of the literature indicate that this type of tumor is a rare, slow-growing neoplasm. Because distant metastases may occur late in the clinical course, long-term follow-up of these patients is recommended...
  40. ncbi request reprint Rapamycin for treatment of chronic allograft nephropathy in renal transplant patients
    Giovanni Stallone
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Division of Nephrology, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3755-62. 2005
    ..005). This study demonstrates that rapamycin introduction/CNI withdrawal improves graft survival and reduces interstitial and vascular alpha-SMA expression, slowing down the progression of allograft injury in patients with CAN...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ischemia-reperfusion induces glomerular and tubular activation of proinflammatory and antiapoptotic pathways: differential modulation by rapamycin
    Antonia Loverre
    Department of Nephrology, University of Foggia, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2675-86. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Bicalutamide monotherapy versus flutamide plus goserelin in prostate cancer: updated results of a multicentric trial
    Francesco Boccardo
    Department of Medical Oncology, University and National Cancer Research Institute of Genoa, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur Urol 42:481-90. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of bicalutamide monotherapy to maximal androgen blockade in advanced prostatic cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Doppler color ultrasonography in the assessment of double kidney transplantation]
    Oscar Selvaggio
    Cattedra di Urologia, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare, 11 70124 Bari
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:219-21. 2002
    ..Our purpose is the evaluation of ultrasonography and echo-colorDoppler ultrasound in the diagnosis of possible clinical and surgical complications of "double kidney" transplant...
  44. ncbi request reprint Incidental prostatic cancer: repeat TURP or biopsy?
    Pasquale Martino
    Dipartimento delle Emergenze e dei Trapianti d Organo, Sezione di Urologia 1, e Trapianto di Rene, Bari, Italia
    Urol Int 73:193-7. 2004
    ..We present a review article on the diagnosis of residual neoplasia following transurethral resection of the prostate...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Significance of scrotal Doppler color ultrasonography in the postoperative control of patients treated with varicocelectomy]
    Silvano Palazzo
    Sezione di Nefrologia Chirurgia e Trapianto di Rene, Dipartimento dell Emergenza e dei Trapianti d Organi Università degli Studi di Bari
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:247-9. 2002
    ..It is a quick and simple test, non-invasive and well-tolerated by patients. If associated with spermiogram, it is useful in order to show post-operative recurrences and surgical complications in patients treated with varicocelectomy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation of the beta1C integrin splice variant in human prostate adenocarcinoma
    Loredana Moro
    Institute of Biomembranes and Bioenergetics, C N R, 70126 Bari, Italy
    Int J Oncol 23:1601-6. 2003
    ..Moreover, the decrease in transcriptional activity of the beta1 integrin gene directly correlates to the reduction of beta1C integrin steady-state mRNA levels (r=0.78)...
  47. doi request reprint Interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha)-conditioned DC preferentially stimulate type-1 and limit Treg-type in vitro T-cell responses from RCC patients
    Margherita Gigante
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
    J Immunother 31:254-62. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint The role of ultrasound and echo-color Doppler in the diagnosis and follow-up of tuberculosis of the transplanted kidney
    Silvano Palazzo
    Dipartimento dell Emergenza e dei Trapianti di Organi, Universita di Bari, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 77:73-5. 2005
    ..After 6 months from the start of the anti-tubercular treatment the patient showed an improvement of the clinical and radiological picture, as well as preservation of the renalfunction...
  49. doi request reprint Prednisone plus gefitinib versus prednisone plus placebo in the treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer: a randomized phase II trial
    Francesco Boccardo
    The National Cancer Research Institute and the University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Oncology 74:223-8. 2008
    ..Abnormal epidermal growth factor receptor expression and pre-clinical data prompted us to investigate the activity of gefitinib, a selective epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in hormone-refractory prostate cancer...