Laura Izquierdo

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility of transvaginal NOTES-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Antonio Alcaraz
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Urol 57:233-7. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Adhesion molecules alpha, beta and gamma-catenin as prognostic factors of tumour progression in upper urinary tract urothelial tumours: the role of AKT-P/GSK-3beta/beta-catenin pathway
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 104:100-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Audit of an initial 100 cases of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    L Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:3437-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Third and fourth kidney transplant: still a reasonable option
    L Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:2498-502. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint [Large series of 114 cases with long-term follow-up of upper urinary tract urothelial tumors]
    L Izquierdo
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Actas Urol Esp 34:232-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of upper urinary tract tumours
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 106:868-72. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Low testosterone levels are related to poor prognosis factors in men with prostate cancer prior to treatment
    Eduardo García-Cruz
    Urology Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 110:E541-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Feasibility of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery-assisted living donor nephrectomy: is kidney vaginal delivery the approach of the future?
    Antonio Alcaraz
    Department of Urology, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Urol 59:1019-25. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Low testosterone level predicts prostate cancer in re-biopsy in patients with high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
    Eduard García-Cruz
    Urology Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 110:E199-202. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint [Is LESS/NOTES surgery the new gold standard of minimally invasive surgery?]
    Mireia Musquera
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Clinico, Barcelona, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 66:161-7. 2013

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Feasibility of transvaginal NOTES-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Antonio Alcaraz
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS University of Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Urol 57:233-7. 2010
    ..Recently, the feasibility of a transvaginal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy was demonstrated in a 23-yr-old woman with a nonfunctional atrophic kidney...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adhesion molecules alpha, beta and gamma-catenin as prognostic factors of tumour progression in upper urinary tract urothelial tumours: the role of AKT-P/GSK-3beta/beta-catenin pathway
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 104:100-6. 2009
    ..Our data suggest that the AKT/GSK3beta/beta-catenin signalling pathway is not activated in the UUTC carcinogenesis...
  3. doi request reprint Audit of an initial 100 cases of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    L Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:3437-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze variables related to the surgical technique and postoperative evolution of kidney donors...
  4. doi request reprint Third and fourth kidney transplant: still a reasonable option
    L Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:2498-502. 2010
    ..Second transplants show similar graft survival as first transplants. A debate exists about the benefit of submitting the patient to a third or fourth renal transplant, or to maintain dialysis...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Large series of 114 cases with long-term follow-up of upper urinary tract urothelial tumors]
    L Izquierdo
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Clinic, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Actas Urol Esp 34:232-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate clinical and pathological parameters and determine their value as prognostic factors of tumor progression and cancer-specific survival...
  6. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of upper urinary tract tumours
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 106:868-72. 2010
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  7. doi request reprint Low testosterone levels are related to poor prognosis factors in men with prostate cancer prior to treatment
    Eduardo García-Cruz
    Urology Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 110:E541-6. 2012
    ..Our experience shows that testosterone levels are related to risk of progression of prostate cancer - those men with lower testosterone levels are at higher risk of progression of their prostate cancer after treatment delivery...
  8. doi request reprint Feasibility of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery-assisted living donor nephrectomy: is kidney vaginal delivery the approach of the future?
    Antonio Alcaraz
    Department of Urology, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Urol 59:1019-25. 2011
    ..Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) uses natural orifices to access the abdominal cavity. We adapted NOTES to perform transvaginal NOTES-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy in living donors...
  9. doi request reprint Low testosterone level predicts prostate cancer in re-biopsy in patients with high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
    Eduard García-Cruz
    Urology Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 110:E199-202. 2012
    ..Men with low testosterone levels and HGPIN could therefore be considered a high-risk cohort for developing PCa...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Is LESS/NOTES surgery the new gold standard of minimally invasive surgery?]
    Mireia Musquera
    Servicio de Urologia, Hospital Clinico, Barcelona, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 66:161-7. 2013
    ..Recent published studies confirm the feasibility and reproducibility of both techniques in urologic surgery, specifically in the treatment of renal cancer, with comparable results to conventional laparoscopic surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Recent advances of natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery in urological surgery
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Urol 20:462-6. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Low testosterone bioavailability is related to prostate cancer diagnose in patients submitted to prostate biopsy
    Eduard García-Cruz
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    World J Urol 30:361-5. 2012
    ..Relationship between prostate cancer (PCa) and testosterone (T) is controversial. Conflicting evidence has been published about T levels and development of PCa...
  13. ncbi request reprint HER-2/AKT expression in upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma: prognostic implications
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, C Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Anticancer Res 30:2439-45. 2010
    ..To assess HER-2 and p-AKT expression in upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in order to determine their value as prognostic factors of tumour progression and cancer-specific survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of microRNA expression pattern in upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Laura Izquierdo
    Department and Laboratory of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BJU Int 113:813-21. 2014
    ..To examine the microRNA (miRNA) expression pattern in tumour samples from patients with progressing and non-progressing upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in order to identify putative miRNAs that may be used as prognostic markers...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of a nurse-run clinic on prevalence of urinary incontinence and everyday life in men undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Maria Lombraña
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 40:309-12. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) in patients undergoing prostatectomy and to evaluate the impact of UI on the everyday life in order to select the patients eligible to enter a pelvic floor rehabilitation program...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with urostomies
    Ascension Gomez
    Ascension Gomez, RN, Nursing Department, Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Susana Barbera, RN, Nursing Department, Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Maria Lombraña, RN, MSc, Nursing Coordinator at Farmacology Department, Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Laura Izquierdo, MD, PhD, Nursing Coordinator at Department of Urology, Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Carmen Baños, RN, Nursing Coordinator at Department of Urology, Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 41:254-6. 2014
    ..To assess health-related quality of life in patients with urothelial (bladder) cancer 6 months following radical cystectomy with construction of a urostomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nursing care program for erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy
    Maria Lombraña
    Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:E178-82. 2012
    ..One month following bladder catheter removal, 77 of the 114 patients (69%) in the study had ED, with a majority suffering from severe ED. A nursing care program could help minimize ED and enable patients to adapt to their new situation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of IL-6 in localized prostatic cancer
    Juan Alcover
    Department of Urology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Anticancer Res 30:4369-72. 2010
    ..The usefulness of interleukin 6 (IL-6) and its soluble receptor IL-6sR in the prediction of the biochemical recurrence was evaluated in patients with prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy...