Andrea Tubaro

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    A Tubaro
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Curr Urol Rep 13:335-42. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Bladder weight and detrusor thickness as parameters of progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 20:37-42. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The electromagnetic detection of prostatic cancer: evaluation of diagnostic accuracy
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Urology 72:340-4. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Reduction of prostate-specific antigen after tamsulosin treatment in patients with elevated prostate-specific antigen and lower urinary tract symptoms associated with low incidence of prostate cancer at biopsy
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Urology 76:436-41. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor: where are we going?
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:729-34. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity as risk factor for prostate cancer diagnosis and high grade disease: a prospective multicenter Italian cohort study
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:997-1002. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Widespread high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on biopsy predicts the risk of prostate cancer: a 12 months analysis after three consecutive prostate biopsies
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 85:59-64. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Contemporary monopolar and bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate: prospective assessment of complications using the Clavien system
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:951-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Prostate cancer does not influence androgen levels: a radical prostatectomy cohort study
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy cosimodenunzio virgilio it
    Urol Int 86:161-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint When to perform bone scan in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: external validation of a novel risk stratification tool
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    World J Urol 31:365-9. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint The treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    A Tubaro
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sant Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    Curr Urol Rep 13:335-42. 2012
    ..Moreover, the progressive feature of MS makes its treatment complex, since any achieved therapeutic result may be short-lived, with the possibility that symptoms will recur or develop de novo...
  2. doi request reprint Bladder weight and detrusor thickness as parameters of progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 20:37-42. 2010
    ..The subject is of particular interest because novel technological developments may help to standardize and automate the measurement technique...
  3. doi request reprint The electromagnetic detection of prostatic cancer: evaluation of diagnostic accuracy
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Urology 72:340-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of the TRIMprob in the diagnosis of prostate neoplasm...
  4. doi request reprint Reduction of prostate-specific antigen after tamsulosin treatment in patients with elevated prostate-specific antigen and lower urinary tract symptoms associated with low incidence of prostate cancer at biopsy
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Urology 76:436-41. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of tamsulosin on reducing the serum levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms and an elevated PSA level...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor: where are we going?
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:729-34. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Abdominal obesity as risk factor for prostate cancer diagnosis and high grade disease: a prospective multicenter Italian cohort study
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:997-1002. 2013
    ..To evaluate the association between abdominal obesity and prostate cancer (CaP) diagnosis and grade in patients undergoing prostate biopsy...
  7. doi request reprint Widespread high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on biopsy predicts the risk of prostate cancer: a 12 months analysis after three consecutive prostate biopsies
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 85:59-64. 2013
    ..To evaluate the risk of prostate cancer (PCa) on a third prostate biopsy in a group of patients with two consecutive diagnoses of high grade intraepithelial neoplasia (HGPIN)...
  8. doi request reprint Contemporary monopolar and bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate: prospective assessment of complications using the Clavien system
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:951-9. 2013
    ..Aim of this multicentre study was to validate the use of this assessment tool in a contemporary cohort of patients undergoing monopolar or bipolar TURP...
  9. doi request reprint Prostate cancer does not influence androgen levels: a radical prostatectomy cohort study
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy cosimodenunzio virgilio it
    Urol Int 86:161-6. 2011
    ..To investigate the relationship between androgens and prostate cancer in patients scheduled for radical prostatectomy...
  10. doi request reprint When to perform bone scan in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: external validation of a novel risk stratification tool
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    World J Urol 31:365-9. 2013
    ..To externally validate the performance characteristics of the Briganti's risk stratification tool for baseline staging bone scan in patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer (PCa)...
  11. doi request reprint Photoselective prostatic vaporization for bladder outlet obstruction: 12-month evaluation of storage and voiding symptoms
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 183:1098-103. 2010
    ..We evaluated voiding and storage symptom evolution in patients treated with prostate photoselective vaporization by a KTP laser...
  12. ncbi request reprint Local anesthesia reduces pain associated with transrectal prostatic biopsy. A prospective randomized study
    Alberto Trucchi
    Urology Unit, Ospedale Sant Andrea, II Faculty of Medicine, La Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Urol Int 74:209-13. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that periprostatic block could completely relief prostatic biopsy-associated pain...
  13. doi request reprint Salvage laparoscopic radical prostatectomy following high-intensity focused ultrasound for treatment of prostate cancer
    Costantino Leonardo
    Department of Urology, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Urology 80:130-3. 2012
    ..To test the feasibility and safety of salvage laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (sLRP) for recurrent prostate cancer after high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint The number of cores positive for high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on initial biopsy is associated with prostate cancer on second biopsy
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Departments of Urology and Pathology AS, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 181:1069-74; discussion 1074-5. 2009
    ..We evaluated the association between the number of biopsy cores revealing high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia and prostate cancer in an era of extended biopsy protocol...
  15. doi request reprint Ultrasound assessment of intravesical prostatic protrusion and detrusor wall thickness--new standards for noninvasive bladder outlet obstruction diagnosis?
    Giorgio Franco
    Department of Urology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 183:2270-4. 2010
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of detrusor wall thickness and intravesical prostatic protrusion, and the association of each test to diagnose bladder prostatic obstruction in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms...
  16. doi request reprint Serum levels of chromogranin A are not predictive of high-grade, poorly differentiated prostate cancer: results from an Italian biopsy cohort
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:80-4. 2014
    ..To explore the association of chromogranin A (CgA) levels and the risk of poorly differentiated prostate cancer (CaP) in men undergoing prostate biopsy...
  17. doi request reprint Serum levels of 17-β-estradiol are not predictive of prostate cancer diagnosis and aggressiveness: results from an Italian biopsy cohort
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:35.e9-13. 2014
    ..To explore the association between serum levels of 17-β-estradiol (17BE) and prostate cancer (PCa) risk in men undergoing prostate biopsy...
  18. doi request reprint Greater percent-free testosterone is associated with high-grade prostate cancer in men undergoing prostate biopsy
    Simone Albisinni
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Second School of Medicine, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Urology 80:162-7. 2012
    ..However, to date, the concurrent effect of free and total testosterone levels has not been evaluated. In particular, the association of the %FT (free testosterone/total testosterone) with PCa risk has not been explored...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia in older men
    Roberto Miano
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Policlinico Tor Vergata, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 14:RA94-102. 2008
    ..This review focuses on the different available options for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in older men and on how to choose the right treatment...
  20. doi request reprint Serum levels of sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) are not predictive of prostate cancer diagnosis and aggressiveness: results from an Italian biopsy cohort
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int Braz J Urol 39:793-9. 2013
    ..To explore the association between serum levels of Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) and the risk of developing prostate cancer (PCa) as well as high grade disease in men undergoing prostate biopsy...
  21. doi request reprint Toll-like receptors in prostate infection and cancer between bench and bedside
    Guido Gambara
    Istituto Pasteur Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Department of Anatomy, Histology, Forensic Medicine and Orthopaedics, Section of Histology and Medical Embryology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Cell Mol Med 17:713-22. 2013
    ..Here we review recent clinical trials based on the most promising TLR agonists in oncology, envisaging a potential application also in prostate cancer therapy...
  22. doi request reprint Bipolar transurethral resection of prostate: clinical and urodynamic evaluation
    Francesco Iori
    Department of Urology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Urology 71:252-5. 2008
    ..To report our experience with the clinical effectiveness of endoscopic resection of the prostate using the bipolar Gyrus PlasmaKinetic System...
  23. ncbi request reprint Overactive bladder: epidemiology and social impact
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:507-11. 2005
    ..In the same year, the lack of specific information on overactive bladder prevalence was identified and consequently new studies were launched and recently published...
  24. doi request reprint Long-term experience with early single mitomycin C instillations in patients with low-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: prospective, single-centre randomised trial
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    World J Urol 29:517-21. 2011
    ..To study the benefits of a single, early, intravesical instillation of mitomycin C(MMC) after transurethral bladder resection (TURB) in patients with low-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC)...
  25. doi request reprint Validity of the international consultation on incontinence questionnaire-pediatric lower urinary tract symptoms: a screening questionnaire for children
    Mario De Gennaro
    Urodynamic Unit, Department of Nephrology and Urology, Children s Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 184:1662-7. 2010
    ..In the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Committee the psychometric properties of a screening questionnaire for pediatric lower urinary tract symptoms were assessed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 17:7-11. 2007
    ..Prospective noncomparative and comparative studies as well as meta-analyses were considered. Information from the European Real Life database on transurethral needle ablation was also included...
  27. doi request reprint Role of abdominal obesity for functional outcomes and complications in men treated with radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer: results of the Multicenter Italian Report on Radical Prostatectomy (MIRROR) study
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Scand J Urol 48:138-45. 2014
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of abdominal obesity on preoperative features, complications and functional outcomes of men treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Defining overactive bladder: epidemiology and burden of disease
    Andrea Tubaro
    Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, Department of Urology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Urology 64:2-6. 2004
    ..The overall costs of OAB to society are in the billions. Yet the condition often goes unrecognized, largely because of the reluctance of those with OAB to seek medical attention...
  29. ncbi request reprint The relation of lower urinary tract symptoms with life-style factors and objective measures of benign prostatic enlargement and obstruction: an Italian survey
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:767-72. 2004
    ..The association between the severity of LUTS and prostate volume, prostate-related variables and general life-style factors was investigated in a large number of patients with persistent LUTS suggestive of BPH (LUTS/BPH)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Visual assessment of uroflowmetry curves: description and interpretation by urodynamists
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Via Masaccio 102, 50132, Florence, Italy
    World J Urol 25:333-7. 2007
    ..Flow curves from healthy men or from patients with urethral stricture or benign prostatic obstruction are easily recognizable. Long experience and daily practice may make the difference in the assessment of uroflowmetry curves...
  31. ncbi request reprint Finasteride for prostatic disease: an updated and comprehensive review
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    University La Sapienza, Department of Urology, Roma, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 4:1561-8. 2008
    ..Finasteride is administered orally as a single daily dose. We recommend a 5 mg dose...
  32. doi request reprint The controversial relationship between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer: the role of inflammation
    Cosimo De Nunzio
    Department of Urology, Sant Andrea Hospital, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 60:106-17. 2011
    ..Recent data suggest that prostatic inflammation is involved in the pathogenesis and progression of both conditions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: implications for reducing the risk of permanent bladder damage
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Drugs Aging 20:185-95. 2003
    ..Further experimental and clinical research is required to identify markers of early bladder damage and decompensation which can be used to select patients for early pharmacological treatment of BPH...
  34. ncbi request reprint Investigation of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Andrea Tubaro
    Department of Urology, 2nd School of Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189 Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 13:17-22. 2003
    ..This is a concise and timely update of the most recent developments in the clinical research on the investigation of benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Position: prone or supine is the issue of percutaneous nephrolithotomy
    Roberto Miano
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Endourol 24:931-8. 2010
    ..However, there is no consensus on which is the best position for percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and the choice is currently based on the surgeon's preference...
  36. pmc Low prostate concentration of lycopene is associated with development of prostate cancer in patients with high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
    Simone Mariani
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome 00189, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 15:1433-40. 2014
    ..Our findings point to prostatic lycopene concentration as a promising biomarker of PC. Further prospective longitudinal studies are needed to assess the prognostic role of prostatic lycopene in PC...
  37. pmc Toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3) activation induces microRNA-dependent reexpression of functional RARβ and tumor regression
    Roberta Galli
    Department of Anatomical, Histological, Forensic and Orthopaedic Sciences, DAHFMO, Unit of Histology and Medical Embryology, Istituto Pasteur Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, La Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:9812-7. 2013
    ..This study provides evidence of an antitumoral mechanism of action upon TLR3 activation and the biological rationale for a combined TLR3 agonist/retinoic acid treatment of prostate and breast cancer...
  38. pmc Pure small cell carcinoma of the prostate: A rare tumor
    Simone Albisinni
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant Andrea, University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Indian J Urol 28:89-91. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Reliability of bladder volume measurement with BladderScan in paediatric patients
    Mario De Gennaro
    Department of Nephrology and Urology, Urodynamic Unit, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Piazza Sant Onofrio, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:370-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reliability of estimates of bladder volume (BV) in children made with the BladderScan BVI 2500 (BS) and their agreement with standard ultrasound (US) measurements...
  40. ncbi request reprint Italian validation of the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires
    Andrea Tubaro
    S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    BJU Int 97:101-8. 2006
    ..To validate the Italian version of two questionnaires for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), i.e. the long (LF) and the short form (SF) of the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire (ICIQ)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive detection of prostate cancer by electromagnetic interaction
    Carlo Bellorofonte
    Department of Urology, S Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 47:29-37; discussion 37. 2005
    ..Objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of prostate cancer detection using the TRIMprob and to evaluate its diagnostic accuracy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bicalutamide dose-dependently inhibits proliferation in human prostatic carcinoma cell lines and primary cultures
    Carlo Vicentini
    Chair of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of L Aquila Medical School, Via Vetoio, Coppito 2, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Anticancer Res 22:2917-22. 2002
    ..We tested the efficacy of BCLT in inhibiting proliferation of human PCa cell lines and of primary cultures from biopsies of PCa patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Benign prostatic hyperplasia: a progressive disease of aging men
    Mark Emberton
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, University College, London, United Kingdom
    Urology 61:267-73. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Detection of telomerase activity in prostate massage samples improves differentiating prostate cancer from benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Carlo Vicentini
    Department of Surgery, University of L Aquila, Italy
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 130:217-21. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Re: See W, Iversen P, Wirth M, McLeod D, Garside L, Morris T. Immediate treatment with bicalutamide 150 mg as adjuvant therapy significantly reduces the risk of PSA progression in early prostatic cancer. Eur Urol 2003;44:512-8
    Andrea Tubaro
    Eur Urol 45:674; author reply 674-5. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum prostate-specific antigen to predict the presence of bladder outlet obstruction in men with urinary symptoms
    Marc E Laniado
    Department of Urology, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 94:1283-6. 2004
    ..To determine whether prostate specific antigen (PSA) level can usefully predict or exclude bladder outlet obstruction (BOO), in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  47. ncbi request reprint The VIOXX in Prostate Cancer Prevention study: cardiovascular events observed in the rofecoxib 25 mg and placebo treatment groups
    Janet van Adelsberg
    Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, NJ 07065, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2063-70. 2007
    ..On September 30, 2004, Merck & Co., Inc. announced the voluntary worldwide withdrawal of rofecoxib from the market.) Here we report the cardiovascular (CV) safety data collected from this study...
  48. ncbi request reprint Open to debate. The motion: prevention of prostate cancer with a 5alpha-reductase inhibitor is feasible
    Claus G Roehrborn
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Eur Urol 49:396-400. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint The role of bisphosphonates in the treatment of prostate cancer: recommendations from an expert panel
    Fred Saad
    Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 4:257-62. 2006
    ..However, further study of the use of bisphosphonates across the clinical spectrum of prostate cancer is needed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and prostate cancer
    Andrea Tubaro
    Eur Urol 51:293-5. 2007