Urs E Studer

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Disease progression and survival of patients with positive lymph nodes after radical prostatectomy. Is there a chance of cure?
    Pia Bader
    Deparment of Urology and Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 169:849-54. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Twenty years experience with an ileal orthotopic low pressure bladder substitute--lessons to be learned
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:161-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Morbidity from pelvic lymphadenectomy in men undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Urs E Studer
    Eur Urol 50:887-9; discussion 889-92. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Is ileal orthotopic bladder substitution with an afferent tubular segment detrimental to the upper urinary tract in the long term?
    Harriet C Thoeny
    Department of Radiology and Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 168:2030-4; discussion 2034. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Detection rate and operating time required for gamma probe-guided sentinel lymph node resection after injection of technetium-99m nanocolloid into the prostate with and without preoperative imaging
    Sebastian H Warncke
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 52:126-32. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Immediate or deferred androgen deprivation for patients with prostate cancer not suitable for local treatment with curative intent: European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Trial 30891
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 24:1868-76. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Immediate versus deferred hormonal treatment for patients with prostate cancer who are not suitable for curative local treatment: results of the randomized trial SAKK 08/88
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 22:4109-18. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Using PSA to guide timing of androgen deprivation in patients with T0-4 N0-2 M0 prostate cancer not suitable for local curative treatment (EORTC 30891)
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 53:941-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint What can be concluded from the ERSPC and PLCO trial data?
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Urol Oncol 28:668-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Tissue microarray analysis of hMSH2 expression predicts outcome in men with prostate cancer
    Alexandra Prtilo
    Urology Research Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 174:1814-8; discussion 1818. 2005

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Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint Disease progression and survival of patients with positive lymph nodes after radical prostatectomy. Is there a chance of cure?
    Pia Bader
    Deparment of Urology and Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 169:849-54. 2003
    ..Is this also true for micrometastasis if a meticulous lymph node dissection is performed? We determined progression rate and survival of patients with positive nodes following radical prostatectomy according to the number of metastases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Twenty years experience with an ileal orthotopic low pressure bladder substitute--lessons to be learned
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:161-6. 2006
    ..We present the long-term results of a large consecutive series of patients undergoing ileal orthotopic bladder substitution following radical cystectomy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Morbidity from pelvic lymphadenectomy in men undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Urs E Studer
    Eur Urol 50:887-9; discussion 889-92. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Is ileal orthotopic bladder substitution with an afferent tubular segment detrimental to the upper urinary tract in the long term?
    Harriet C Thoeny
    Department of Radiology and Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 168:2030-4; discussion 2034. 2002
    ..We determine long-term morphological changes of the upper urinary tract following ileal orthotopic bladder substitution with an afferent tubular segment without a flap-valve type antireflux procedure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Detection rate and operating time required for gamma probe-guided sentinel lymph node resection after injection of technetium-99m nanocolloid into the prostate with and without preoperative imaging
    Sebastian H Warncke
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 52:126-32. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Immediate or deferred androgen deprivation for patients with prostate cancer not suitable for local treatment with curative intent: European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Trial 30891
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 24:1868-76. 2006
    ..This study (EORTC 30891) attempted to demonstrate equivalent overall survival in patients with localized prostate cancer not suitable for local curative treatment treated with immediate or deferred androgen ablation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immediate versus deferred hormonal treatment for patients with prostate cancer who are not suitable for curative local treatment: results of the randomized trial SAKK 08/88
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 22:4109-18. 2004
    ..To determine if immediate hormonal therapy is advantageous compared with deferred treatment in newly diagnosed asymptomatic prostate cancer patients who, for any reason, were not candidates for curative local treatment...
  8. doi request reprint Using PSA to guide timing of androgen deprivation in patients with T0-4 N0-2 M0 prostate cancer not suitable for local curative treatment (EORTC 30891)
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 53:941-9. 2008
    ..The question arises whether serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels may be used to decide when to initiate ADT in PCa not suitable for local curative treatment...
  9. doi request reprint What can be concluded from the ERSPC and PLCO trial data?
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Urol Oncol 28:668-9. 2010
    ..The interim analyses of the long-awaited erSPC and PlCo trial data have generated conflicting conclusions regarding the value of screening for prostate cancer based on measurements of PSA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tissue microarray analysis of hMSH2 expression predicts outcome in men with prostate cancer
    Alexandra Prtilo
    Urology Research Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 174:1814-8; discussion 1818. 2005
    ..We compared hMSH2 expression and survival in clinically organ confined PC...
  11. ncbi request reprint The template of the primary lymphatic landing sites of the prostate should be revisited: results of a multimodality mapping study
    Agostino Mattei
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 53:118-25. 2008
    ..To map the primary prostatic lymphatic landing sites using a multimodality technique...
  12. doi request reprint Antegrade perfusion with bacillus Calmette-Guérin in patients with non-muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract: who may benefit?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 60:955-60. 2011
    ..There is paucity of data on bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) perfusion in patients with non-muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma (NMIUC) of the upper urinary tract (UUT)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The efficiency of excretory urography to detect upper urinary tract tumors after cystectomy for urothelial cancer
    Claudia Meissner
    Department of Urology and Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 178:2287-90. 2007
    ..We determined the efficiency of routine excretory urography for detecting tumor recurrence in the upper urinary tract after cystectomy and urinary diversion for bladder cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Her2 amplification is significantly more frequent in lymph node metastases from urothelial bladder cancer than in the primary tumours
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 60:350-7. 2011
    ..Genotype and phenotype of primary tumours and their metastases may differ...
  15. ncbi request reprint Extracapsular extension of pelvic lymph node metastases from urothelial carcinoma of the bladder is an independent prognostic factor
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 23:2358-65. 2005
    ..To analyze the prognostic impact of risk factors for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) with pelvic lymph node (LN) metastases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus: does it impair urinary continence after radical cystoprostatectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution?
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 53:1040-6. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of diabetes mellitus (DM) on urinary continence after radical cystoprostatectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution...
  17. doi request reprint Lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: indications and controversies
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Urol Clin North Am 38:397-405, v. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Outcome after radical cystectomy with limited or extended pelvic lymph node dissection
    Nivedita Bhatta Dhar
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 179:873-8; discussion 878. 2008
    ..We compared recurrence patterns and survival of patients with urothelial bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy who either had limited or extended pelvic lymph node dissection at 2 institutions between 1987 and 2000...
  19. doi request reprint Agents used for chemoprevention of prostate cancer may influence PSA secretion independently of cell growth in the LNCaP model of human prostate cancer progression
    Daniel Peternac
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Prostate 68:1307-18. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the inhibitory growth effects of different potential chemopreventive agents in vitro and to determine their influence on PSA mRNA and protein expression with an established screening platform...
  20. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy for bladder cancer today--a homogeneous series without neoadjuvant therapy
    Stephan Madersbacher
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Anna Seiler Haus, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 21:690-6. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of pelvic lymph node dissection and radical cystectomy for transitional cell cancer of the bladder on recurrence-free and overall survival, pelvic recurrences, and metastatic patterns in a homogeneous group...
  21. doi request reprint Parenteral nutrition does not improve postoperative recovery from radical cystectomy: results of a prospective randomised trial
    Beat Roth
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 63:475-82. 2013
    ..After radical cystectomy, patients are in a catabolic state because of postoperative stress response, extensive wound healing, and ileus...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is there an indication for frozen section examination of the ureteral margins during cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder?
    Martin C Schumacher
    Department of Urology, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:2409-13; discussion 2413. 2006
    ..We evaluated the incidence of pathological findings of the ureter at cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder and assessed the usefulness of intraoperative frozen section examination of the ureter...
  23. ncbi request reprint Caveats when interpreting intravenous urograms following ileal orthotopic bladder substitution
    Harriet C Thoeny
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 14:792-7. 2004
    ..These findings should not be overinterpreted as obstruction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Elective management of transitional cell carcinoma of the distal ureter: can kidney-sparing surgery be advised?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    BJU Int 100:264-8. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Attempted nerve sparing surgery and age have a significant effect on urinary continence and erectile function after radical cystoprostatectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:1323-7. 2004
    ..We assessed factors influencing urinary continence and erectile function after radical cystoprostatectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution...
  26. doi request reprint Survival in surgically treated, nodal positive prostate cancer patients is predicted by histopathological characteristics of the primary tumor and its lymph node metastases
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Prostate 69:352-62. 2009
    ..Histopathological risk factors for survival stratification of surgically treated nodal positive prostate cancer patients are poorly defined as reflected by only one category for nodal metastases...
  27. doi request reprint Combined ultrasmall superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide-enhanced and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging reliably detect pelvic lymph node metastases in normal-sized nodes of bladder and prostate cancer patients
    Harriet C Thoeny
    University Hospital of Bern, Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 55:761-9. 2009
    ..Newer approaches such as ultrasmall superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide (USPIO) and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) have inconsistent diagnostic accuracy and are difficult to interpret...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is pelvic lymph node dissection necessary in patients with a serum PSA<10ng/ml undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer?
    Martin C Schumacher
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 50:272-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of lymph node metastasis in this subgroup of patients...
  29. doi request reprint Readaptation of the peritoneum following extended pelvic lymphadenectomy and cystectomy has a significant beneficial impact on early postoperative recovery and complications: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Beat Roth
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 59:204-10. 2011
    ..Prolonged postoperative pain and delayed intestinal transit are frequent problems following extended pelvic lymph-node dissection (PLND) and cystectomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Is pelvic lymphadenectomy really necessary in patients with a serum prostate-specific antigen level of <10 ng/ml undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer?
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    BJU Int 95:275-8. 2005
  31. doi request reprint Is bilateral extended pelvic lymphadenectomy necessary for strictly unilateral invasive bladder cancer?
    Beat Roth
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 187:1577-82. 2012
    ..We determined the necessary extent of pelvic lymph node dissection in patients with strictly unilateral bladder cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Potential influence of the anesthetic technique used during open radical prostatectomy on prostate cancer-related outcome: a retrospective study
    Patrick Y Wuethrich
    University Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Bern, and Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 113:570-6. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Ileal orthotopic bladder substitute combined with an afferent tubular segment: long-term upper urinary tract changes and voiding pattern
    Petros Perimenis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 46:604-9. 2004
    ..Assessment of the long-term morbidity of the upper urinary tract and of the voiding pattern in men with an ileal orthotopic bladder substitute with an afferent tubular segment...
  34. doi request reprint Irrigation of continent catheterizable ileal pouches: tap water can replace sterile solutions because it is safe, easy, and economical
    Frédéric D Birkhäuser
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 59:518-23. 2011
    ..Continent catheterizable ileal pouches require regular irrigations to reduce the risk of bacteriuria and urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
  35. ncbi request reprint To stent or not to stent perioperatively the ureteroileal anastomosis of ileal orthotopic bladder substitutes and ileal conduits? Results of a prospective randomized trial
    Agostino Mattei
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 179:582-6. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Good outcome for patients with few lymph node metastases after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Martin C Schumacher
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 54:344-52. 2008
    ..Conflicting results exist regarding the value of an extended pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) in node-positive patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) for clinically localized prostate cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is eligibility for a chemotherapy protocol a good prognostic factor for invasive bladder cancer after radical cystectomy?
    Stephan Madersbacher
    FEBU, Associate Professor, Department of Urology, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 22:4103-8. 2004
    ..To assess whether eligibility to an adjuvant chemotherapy protocol in itself represents a good prognostic factor after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint Primary T1G3 bladder cancer: organ preserving approach or immediate cystectomy?
    George N Thalmann
    Department of Urology and Institute of Pathology RM, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:70-5. 2004
    ..In this retrospective nonrandomized study we compared the long-term outcome in patients with newly diagnosed stage T1G3 bladder cancer treated with transurethral resection and bacillus Calmette-Guerin or immediate cystectomy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Botulinum A toxin injections into the detrusor: an effective treatment in idiopathic and neurogenic detrusor overactivity?
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:231-6. 2005
    ..To assess and compare the effect of botulinum A toxin (BTX-A) injections into the detrusor in idiopathic and neurogenic detrusor overactivity resistant to anticholinergic treatment...
  40. doi request reprint Unaltered oncological outcomes of radical cystectomy with extended lymphadenectomy over three decades
    Pascal Zehnder
    University of Southern California USC Institute of Urology, Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA Department of Urology, University of Bern UB, Bern, Switzerland
    BJU Int 112:E51-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate oncological outcome trends over the last three decades in patients after radical cystectomy (RC) and extended pelvic lymph node (LN) dissection...
  41. doi request reprint Occlusion of seminal vesicles increases sexual activity in a mouse model
    Frédéric D Birkhäuser
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 62:855-62. 2012
    ..It has been suggested repeatedly that seminal vesicles have an impact on sexual activity. Although this has been investigated in various animal models, such a role has never been found...
  42. doi request reprint Effect of urinary tract infection on reservoir function in patients with ileal bladder substitute
    Pascal Zehnder
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 181:2545-9. 2009
    ..We determined the functional consequences of urinary tract infection in patients with an ileal bladder substitute in terms of urinary continence, post-void residual and urinary retention...
  43. ncbi request reprint Nerve sparing open radical retropubic prostatectomy--does it have an impact on urinary continence?
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:189-95. 2006
    ..We prospectively assessed the role of nerve sparing surgery on urinary continence after open radical retropubic prostatectomy...
  44. doi request reprint Individualized seminal vesicle sparing cystoprostatectomy combined with ileal orthotopic bladder substitution achieves good functional results
    Chin Hu Ong
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 183:1337-41. 2010
    ..We review the functional and oncologic outcomes of seminal vesicle and prostate capsule sparing cystectomy combined with ileal orthotopic bladder substitution...
  45. doi request reprint Bowel function remains subjectively unchanged after ileal resection for construction of continent ileal reservoirs
    Berry Fung
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 60:585-90. 2011
    ..Studies assessing bowel function after resection of 55-60 cm of ileum without compromising the ileocecal valve are scarce, and long-term results have not been reported...
  46. doi request reprint Renal oxygenation changes during acute unilateral ureteral obstruction: assessment with blood oxygen level-dependent mr imaging--initial experience
    Harriet C Thoeny
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital of Bern, Inselspital, Freiburgstrasse 10, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Radiology 247:754-61. 2008
    ..To prospectively determine if changes in intrarenal oxygenation during acute unilateral ureteral obstruction can be depicted with blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  47. doi request reprint The role of lymphadenectomy in high risk prostate cancer
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    World J Urol 26:231-6. 2008
    ..High risk patients with organ confined prostate cancer and low volume (micro)metastatic disease may be the ones to profit most from this approach...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of urethral recurrence following radical cystectomy and ileal bladder substitution
    Celi Varol
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:937-42. 2004
    ..With the introduction of orthotopic bladder substitution after radical cystectomy in patients with invasive bladder cancer urethral recurrences have become a therapeutic challenge...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of extracapsular extension of pelvic lymph node metastases in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:89-95. 2005
    ..Therefore, this feature should be used to designate a separate pN category in the staging system. The discrimination of pN1/pN2 in the UICC 2002 classification seems to be arbitrary and of no significant prognostic relevance...
  50. doi request reprint Long-term renal function after urinary diversion by ileal conduit or orthotopic ileal bladder substitution
    Xiao dong Jin
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 61:491-7. 2012
    ..Data on long-term renal function are scarce for ileal conduit diversion (ICD) and even rarer for orthotopic ileal bladder substitution (BS)...
  51. doi request reprint Prevalence of nephrolithiasis in patients with ileal bladder substitutes
    Nivedita Bhatta Dhar
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Urology 71:128-30. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of ileal bladder substitutes with preservation of the ileocecal valve and distal 25 cm of ileum on nephrolithiasis...
  52. doi request reprint A new multimodality technique accurately maps the primary lymphatic landing sites of the bladder
    Beat Roth
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 57:205-11. 2010
    ..Pathoanatomic studies have failed to map accurately the primary lymphatic landing sites of the urinary bladder...
  53. doi request reprint Regional lymph node staging in prostate cancer: prognostic and therapeutic implications
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Oncol 18:213-8. 2009
    ..In conjunction with RRP extended PLND may increase staging accuracy, influence decision making with respect to adjuvant therapy and possibly impact outcome...
  54. doi request reprint Do patients benefit from routine follow-up to detect recurrences after radical cystectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 58:486-94. 2010
    ..The need for and intensity of follow-up to detect disease recurrence after radical cystectomy (RC) for transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) remains a matter for debate...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound assessment of detrusor thickness in men-can it predict bladder outlet obstruction and replace pressure flow study?
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 175:2170-3. 2006
    ..We estimated the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound detrusor thickness measurement for BOO and investigated whether this method can replace PFS for the diagnosis of BOO in some patients with lower urinary tract symptoms...
  56. ncbi request reprint Prostate specific antigen expression does not necessarily correlate with prostate cancer cell growth
    Daniel Peternac
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:354-60. 2006
    ..It was determined whether they affected prostate specific antigen mRNA and protein expression independent of growth inhibition...
  57. doi request reprint A prospective randomised trial comparing the modified HM3 with the MODULITH® SLX-F2 lithotripter
    Pascal Zehnder
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 59:637-44. 2011
    ..The relative efficacy of first- versus last-generation lithotripters is unknown...
  58. ncbi request reprint Long-term experience with bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma in patients not eligible for surgery
    George N Thalmann
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 168:1381-5. 2002
    ..Perfusions with bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) have been reported beneficial, however, only long-term results will determine the validity of this treatment...
  59. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of lower calyx calculi: how much is treatment outcome influenced by the anatomy of the collecting system?
    Hansjorg Danuser
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 52:539-46. 2007
    ..Therefore we evaluated our stone-free rate after ESWL of lower calyx stones and searched for correlations to various anatomic parameters of the collecting system...
  60. ncbi request reprint Extended lymph node dissection for prostate cancer
    Stephan Jeschke
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Curr Urol Rep 9:237-42. 2008
    ..This review highlights the recent literature concerning pelvic lymphadenectomy in prostate cancer with respect to anatomical extent and oncologic outcome...
  61. ncbi request reprint Nerve-sparing open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 51:90-7. 2007
    ..In recent years, the surgical technique for open radical prostatectomy has evolved and increasing attention is paid to preserving anatomic structures and the impact on outcome and quality of life...
  62. doi request reprint Refractory hematuria in an oliguric patient after pancreas transplantation with exocrine pancreas bladder drainage
    Bernhard Kiss
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 59:462-4. 2011
    ..However, hematuria was refractory to multiple urological interventions, which eventually necessitated an enteric diversion of the exocrine pancreas. Hematuria ceased following an uneventful postoperative course...
  63. ncbi request reprint The role of lymphadenectomy in prostate cancer
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Urol Oncol 22:198-202; discussion 202-4. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Increased proximal urethral sensory threshold after radical pelvic surgery in women
    Thomas M Kessler
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:208-12. 2007
    ..To identify factors that potentially influence urethral sensitivity in women...
  65. ncbi request reprint Nerve-sparing radical cystectomy and orthotopic bladder replacement in female patients
    Nivedita Bhatta Dhar
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 52:1006-14. 2007
    ..Several studies have since addressed both the oncologic and functional outcomes of this procedure...
  66. doi request reprint Induction chemotherapy for unresectable urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Pirus Ghadjar
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    BJU Int 107:894-7. 2011
    ..To analyse the outcome in selected patients with initially unresectable or minimally metastatic muscle-invasive urothelial bladder cancer who underwent induction chemotherapy (IC) followed by radical cystectomy (RC)...
  67. doi request reprint Indications, extent, and benefits of pelvic lymph node dissection for patients with bladder and prostate cancer
    Ramesh Thurairaja
    Urology Department, Anna Seiler Haus, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Oncologist 14:40-51. 2009
    ..Furthermore, it has an impact on survival in high-risk patients, and potentially more so in low-risk cancer patients with occult metastases...
  68. doi request reprint A diagnostically challenging case of ureterovaginal fistula after laparoscopic hysterectomy
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:209-11. 2008
    ..Surgical principles that should be adhered to when managing such complex cases to obtain successful long-lasting outcome are described...
  69. ncbi request reprint Early and late urodynamic assessment of ileal orthotopic bladder substitutes combined with an afferent tubular segment
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 175:2155-60; discussion 2160-1. 2006
    ..Therefore, we compared early and late urodynamic results in patients with an ileal orthotopic bladder substitute combined with an afferent tubular segment...
  70. ncbi request reprint Long-term followup results of 1 cycle of adjuvant bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin chemotherapy for high risk clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell tumors of the testis
    Dirk H Westermann
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 179:163-6. 2008
    ..We evaluated the long-term outcome after 1 cycle of adjuvant modified bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin chemotherapy in patients who underwent orchiectomy for high risk clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of the testis...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reliability of preoperative values to determine the need for lymphadenectomy in patients with prostate cancer and meticulous lymph node dissection
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Berne, Anna Seiler Haus, CH 3010, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 42:84-90; discussion 90-2. 2002
    ..We routinely performed a meticulous lymphadenectomy in all patients and the goal of this study was to evaluate which of the previously proposed criteria determining who needs a lymphadenectomy can be applied in our patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint Contemporary cystectomy and urinary diversion
    Stephan Madersbacher
    Department of Urology, University of Berne, Anna Seiler Haus, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    World J Urol 20:151-7. 2002
    ..Long-term experience with follow-ups exceeding 10 years demonstrates a sustained favourable voiding outcome with slightly increasing incontinence rates as patients age...
  73. ncbi request reprint Smooth muscle membrane organization in the normal and dysfunctional human urinary bladder: a structural analysis
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:128-35. 2005
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  74. ncbi request reprint Spiral stent versus standard stent in patients with midsize renal stones treated with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: which stent works better? A prospective randomized trial
    Rolf Gerber
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:965-6. 2004
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  75. ncbi request reprint Urinary urgency and frequency, and chronic urethral and/or pelvic pain in females. Can doxycycline help?
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Urol 172:232-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated whether treatment with doxycycline of the patient and her sexual partner would be beneficial...
  76. ncbi request reprint Is newer always better? A comparative study of 3 lithotriptor generations
    Rolf Gerber
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 173:2013-6. 2005
    ..At a single center we compared the efficacy of 3 generations of lithotriptors using identical protocol inclusion and followup criteria but with different modes of anesthesia...
  77. ncbi request reprint Role of lymphadenectomy in clinically organ-confined prostate cancer
    Nivedita Bhatta Dhar
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    World J Urol 25:39-44. 2007
    ..This survival benefit may result from more accurate staging and possible removal of occult metastases. The need for and extent of PLND in prostate cancer, especially in low-risk disease, however, is unlikely...
  78. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of ileal conduit diversion
    Stephen Madersbacher
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 169:985-90. 2003
    ..We analyzed a consecutive series of patients who lived a minimum of 5 years after ileal conduit diversion...
  79. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized trial comparing 2 lithotriptors for stone disintegration and induced renal trauma
    Samuel F Graber
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 169:54-7. 2003
    ..Marietta, Georgia) and Lithostar Plus (Siemens, Issaquah, Washington) lithotriptors in a prospective randomized trial treating calix and renal pelvis stones...
  80. ncbi request reprint Long-term voiding pattern of patients with ileal orthotopic bladder substitutes
    Stephan Madersbacher
    Department of Urology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    J Urol 167:2052-7. 2002
    ..Good long-term functional outcome of orthotopic bladder substitution will ultimately decide whether it is here to stay. Therefore, we analyzed exclusively voiding patterns of long-term survivors with an orthotopic ileal bladder substitute...
  81. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of human and pig ureter motility in vitro and in vivo by the K(+) channel openers PKF 217-744b and nicorandil
    Ruth Weiss
    Institute of Veterinary Pharmacology, Inselspital, University of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 302:651-8. 2002
    ..Our in vivo results indicate that PKF 217-744b and nicorandil are promising drugs for clinical application in patients with acute stone colic to relieve obstruction and facilitate stone passage or to relax the ureter before ureteroscopy...
  82. ncbi request reprint Non-inflammatory chronic pelvic pain syndrome can be caused by bladder neck hypertrophy
    Petr Hruz
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Anna Seiler Haus, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 44:106-10; discussion 110. 2003
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  83. ncbi request reprint Alternate or additional findings to stone disease on unenhanced computerized tomography for acute flank pain can impact management
    Hanno Hoppe
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 175:1725-30; discussion 1730. 2006
    ..We evaluated the incidence and clinical relevance of alternate or additional findings on unenhanced CT in patients with acute flank pain and suspected urinary calculi...
  84. ncbi request reprint Detection of occult lymph node metastases in locally advanced node-negative prostate cancer
    Nivedita B Dhar
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:520-1. 2007
  85. ncbi request reprint Intermittent maximal androgen blockade in patients with metastatic prostate cancer: an EORTC feasibility study
    Walter Albrecht
    Department of Urology, Rudolfstiftung, Juchgasse 25, A 1030, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Urol 44:505-11. 2003
    ..In preparation of an intercontinental Phase III trial comparing continuous maximal androgen blockade (MAB) to intermittent androgen suppression (IAS) in untreated metastatic prostate cancer, a feasibility study on IAS was accomplished...
  86. ncbi request reprint Re: Evaluation of urinary continence and voiding function: early results in men with neo-uretheral modification of the Hautmann orthotopic neobladder
    Stephan Madersbacher And
    J Urol 167:2145; author reply 2145. 2002
  87. ncbi request reprint The role of lymphadenectomy in prostate cancer
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology at the University Hospital in Bern, Switzerland
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 2:336-42. 2005
    ..The potential therapeutic impact of extended lymph node dissection in men with prostate cancer is also addressed...
  88. ncbi request reprint Is a limited lymph node dissection an adequate staging procedure for prostate cancer?
    Pia Bader
    Department of Urology and Institute of Pathology, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Urol 168:514-8; discussion 518. 2002
    ..We performed a prospective study to identify the pattern of lymph node metastasis in prostate cancer and determine how extensive lymph node dissection must be not to under stage cases...
  89. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy with an extended pelvic lymphadenectomy: rationale and results
    Robert D Mills
    The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 16:233-45. 2007
    ..Whether more extensive dissections than this improve survival is not yet clear...
  90. ncbi request reprint An extended pelvic lymph-node dissection should be performed in most patients if radical prostatectomy is truly indicated
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology at the University Hospital in Bern, Switzerland
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:454-5. 2006
  91. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of standard procedures in urology: the ileal neobladder
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstr 43, 89075, Ulm, Germany
    World J Urol 24:305-14. 2006
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  92. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy--often too late? Yes, but
    Urs E Studer
    Eur Urol 50:1129-38. 2006
  93. ncbi request reprint Urinary diversion
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urology 69:17-49. 2007
    ..4) Most reconstructive surgeons have abandoned the continent Kock ileal reservoir largely because of the significant complication rate associated with the intussuscepted nipple valve...
  94. ncbi request reprint Expression profiles of androgen independent bone metastatic prostate cancer cells indicate up-regulation of the putative serine-threonine kinase GS3955
    Marco Bisoffi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    J Urol 172:1145-50. 2004
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