Christian Schwentner

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Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Robotic Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty: 5-year experience of one centre
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 100:880-5. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of the German Glasgow children's benefit inventory
    Ilona Schwentner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:942-6. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and pathological features of screen vs non-screen-detected prostate cancers: is there a difference?
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 102:24-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Anterior urethral reconstruction using the circular fasciocutaneous flap technique: long-term follow-up
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 29:115-20. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Long-term biochemical evaluation of the androgen receptor pathway in males with disorders of sex development
    C Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    World J Urol 29:677-82. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Altered expression of farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase in prostate cancer: evidence for a role of the mevalonate pathway in disease progression?
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 31:345-50. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Individual risk assessment in bladder cancer patients based on a multi-marker panel
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 139:49-56. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Bilateral laparoscopic postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph-node dissection in nonseminomatous germ cell tumors--a comparison to template dissection
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Endourol 27:856-61. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Impact of different grades of microscopic hematuria on the performance of urine-based markers for the detection of urothelial carcinoma
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urol Oncol 31:1148-54. 2013
  10. doi request reprint XPA-210: a new proliferation marker determines locally advanced prostate cancer and is a predictor of biochemical recurrence
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 30:547-52. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Robotic Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty: 5-year experience of one centre
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 100:880-5. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Validation of the German Glasgow children's benefit inventory
    Ilona Schwentner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:942-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the German Glasgow Children's Benefit Inventory (GCBI) in children with different surgical interventions...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical and pathological features of screen vs non-screen-detected prostate cancers: is there a difference?
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 102:24-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the clinical and pathological characteristics of screen vs non-screen-detected prostate cancers, to determine if there is a difference in the same prostate-specific antigen (PSA) range...
  4. doi request reprint Anterior urethral reconstruction using the circular fasciocutaneous flap technique: long-term follow-up
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 29:115-20. 2011
    ..The circular fasciocutaneous skin flap technique (FCF) yields excellent short-term results for complex anterior urethral reconstruction. We performed an observational retrospective and descriptive study to report our long-term experience...
  5. doi request reprint Long-term biochemical evaluation of the androgen receptor pathway in males with disorders of sex development
    C Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    World J Urol 29:677-82. 2011
    ..The individual gender-related outcome often is unsatisfactory. We present a long-term AR gene-mutation-associated follow-up in a group of 46 XY-DSD patients...
  6. doi request reprint Altered expression of farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase in prostate cancer: evidence for a role of the mevalonate pathway in disease progression?
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 31:345-50. 2013
    ..The exact role of this pathway in prostate cancer (PC) has not been identified yet. Herein, we evaluate the expression of farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase (FPPS), the key enzyme of the mevalonate pathway, in PC...
  7. doi request reprint Individual risk assessment in bladder cancer patients based on a multi-marker panel
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 139:49-56. 2013
    ..To investigate whether a combined application of urine cytology (CYT) and molecular markers for bladder cancer (BC) can predict tumor aggressiveness...
  8. doi request reprint Bilateral laparoscopic postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph-node dissection in nonseminomatous germ cell tumors--a comparison to template dissection
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Endourol 27:856-61. 2013
    ..Ipsilateral template dissection is a compromise between morbidity and oncological efficacy. Here, we compare ipsilateral with primary bilateral laparoscopic (L)-RPLND after chemotherapy in terms of morbidity and oncological safety...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of different grades of microscopic hematuria on the performance of urine-based markers for the detection of urothelial carcinoma
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urol Oncol 31:1148-54. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint XPA-210: a new proliferation marker determines locally advanced prostate cancer and is a predictor of biochemical recurrence
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 30:547-52. 2012
    ..It is of clinical significance in kidney, breast, and bladder cancer. There are no data available for XPA-210 in prostate cancer (PC). Herein, we aim to determine the clinical usefulness of XPA-210 in PC...
  11. doi request reprint Dorsal onlay skin graft urethroplasty in patients older than 65 years
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
    Urology 76:465-70. 2010
    ..Despite an aging population, the results of this technique in elderly patients have not yet been explicitly reported. We present our experience with dorsal onlay graft urethroplasty in this cohort...
  12. ncbi request reprint Extracellular matrix degradation and reduced nerve supply in refluxing ureteral endings
    Josef Oswald
    Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 172:1099-102. 2004
    ..Extracellular matrix (ECM) degrading enzymes and the nerve supply of the ureterovesical junction were investigated using immunohistochemical methods to gain insight into the pattern of refluxing ureteral endings...
  13. doi request reprint Pathological features of Gleason score 6 prostate cancers in the low and intermediate range of prostate-specific antigen level: is there a difference?
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 101:822-5. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Growth curves of the fetal prostate based on three-dimensional reconstructions: a correlation with gestational age and maternal testosterone levels
    Andreas Lunacek
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 99:151-6. 2007
    ..To create a nomogram of the fetal growth of the human prostate corresponding to gestational age, and to investigate the relationship between the expansive growth of the fetal prostate and the maternal testosterone surge during pregnancy...
  15. doi request reprint Over-diagnosis and under-diagnosis of screen- vs non-screen-detected prostate cancers with in men with prostate-specific antigen levels of 2.0-10.0 ng/mL
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 101:1223-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate possible over- and under-diagnosis of prostate cancer in a screened vs a referral population in the same range of prostate-specific antigen (PSA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of prostate volume on prostate cancer detection using a combined approach of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography-targeted and systematic grey-scale biopsy
    Daniela Colleselli
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 100:1264-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the influence of prostate volume (PV) on the detection of prostate cancer using a combined approach of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) and grey-scale US-guided systematic biopsy (SB)...
  17. doi request reprint Exposed proliferation antigen 210 (XPA-210) in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and oncocytoma: clinical utility and biological implications
    Stephan Kruck
    Departments of Urology Pathology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    BJU Int 109:634-8. 2012
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic varicocele ligation in children and adolescents using isosulphan blue: a prospective randomized trial
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 98:861-5. 2006
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Serum receptor activator of nuclear factor κB ligand (RANKL) levels predict biochemical recurrence in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    BJU Int 113:152-9. 2014
    ..Both high levels of RANKL and a higher RANKL/OPG ratio are independent predictors of early biochemical recurrence in these patients...
  20. doi request reprint Upper urinary tract laparoendoscopic single-site surgery based on a novel cost-effective reusable platform
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
    J Endourol 27:202-7. 2013
    ..Besides technical issues, cost is one of the main limiting factors for their widespread use. We present our experience with LESS surgery for kidney pathologies using the first completely reusable LESS platform...
  21. doi request reprint Urethral ultrasound as a screening tool for stricture recurrence after oral mucosa graft urethroplasty
    Joerg Seibold
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urology 78:696-700. 2011
    ..OMG urethroplasty is a standard treatment for men with recurrent urethral stricture. Because of its performance, the optimum follow-up algorithm remains controversial...
  22. ncbi request reprint Oncologic Impact of Renal Tissue Adjacent to Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Anticancer Res 36:2865-9. 2016
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the clinical impact of the surgical margin width after nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) on the oncological course of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  23. doi request reprint Prostate tumor overexpressed 1 expression in invasive urothelial carcinoma
    Steffen Rausch
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 142:937-47. 2016
    ..To determine the expression patterns of the proliferation marker prostate tumor overexpressed 1 (PTOV1) in invasive urothelial cancer (UC)...
  24. doi request reprint Surface CD24 distinguishes between low differentiated and transit-amplifying cells in the basal layer of human prostate
    Neli Petkova
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Prostate 73:1576-90. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the role of surface markers to distinguish between different subsets of prostate basal epithelium...
  25. doi request reprint Endoscopic inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy--extended follow-up
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Endourol 27:497-503. 2013
    ..Open lymphadenectomy (O-IFLA) exhibits complication rates of more than 50%. We are demonstrating our extended experience with a modified endoscopic approach (E-IFLA) for groin lymphadenectomy...
  26. doi request reprint Prospective assessment of histological serial sectioning of pelvic lymph nodes in prostate cancer: a cost-benefit analysis
    David Schilling
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    BJU Int 110:E166-71. 2012
    ..However, the work-load and the expenses were significantly higher compared with routine evaluation...
  27. doi request reprint Development of a new outcome prediction model in carcinoma invading the bladder based on preoperative serum C-reactive protein and standard pathological risk factors: the TNR-C score
    Georgios Gakis
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    BJU Int 108:1800-5. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Single-stage dorsal inlay split-skin graft for salvage anterior urethral reconstruction
    Orietta Dalpiaz
    Department of Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 101:1565-70. 2008
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Impact of clinical parameters on the diagnostic accuracy of endorectal coil MRI for the detection of prostate cancer
    Daniela Colleselli
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Urol Int 86:393-8. 2011
    ..There is little evidence on patient characteristics affecting its diagnostic performance. We evaluate the influence of clinical and histological parameters on the accuracy of endoMRI...
  30. doi request reprint Muscle-invasive bladder cancer is characterized by overexpression of thymidine kinase 1
    Steffen Rausch
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urol Oncol 33:426.e21-9. 2015
    ..Thymidine kinase 1 (TK1) activity has been shown to be increased in various cancer types and proposed as a prognostic parameter. Aim of the present study was to investigate TK1 in muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma (UC)...
  31. doi request reprint Combined application of cytology and molecular urine markers to improve the detection of urothelial carcinoma
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:252-60. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: surgical technique and clinical outcomes at 1 year
    Henry Ho
    Department of Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 103:663-8. 2009
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Single-stage dorsal inlay full-thickness genital skin grafts for hypospadias reoperations: extended follow up
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Pediatr Urol 7:65-71. 2011
    ..To report our extended experience with single-stage genital skin graft urethroplasty for complex hypospadias reoperations...
  34. doi request reprint Topographical sensitivity and specificity of endorectal coil magnetic resonance imaging for prostate cancer detection
    Daniela Colleselli
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Urol Int 84:388-94. 2010
    ..Herein, we evaluate sensitivity and specificity of EC-MRI in different regions of the prostate by comparing the acquired images to whole-mount sections of the prostate after radical prostatectomy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Loss of interstitial cells of Cajal and gap junction protein connexin 43 at the vesicoureteral junction in children with vesicoureteral reflux
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Institute of Anatomy, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 174:1981-6. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Under diagnosis and over diagnosis of prostate cancer in a screening population with serum PSA 2 to 10 ng/ml
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck and Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 178:93-7; discussion 97. 2007
    ..We evaluated the amount of possible over and under diagnosis of prostate cancer in an asymptomatic screening population with a total prostate specific antigen of 2.0 to 3.9 (lower range) and 4.0 to 10.0 ng/ml (higher range)...
  37. pmc Assessment of a new point-of-care system for detection of prostate specific antigen
    Steffen Rausch
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    BMC Urol 16:4. 2016
    ..To investigate the clinical applicability, we evaluated the system in a consecutive cohort of patients undergoing PSA measurement in our outpatient clinic...
  38. doi request reprint Transcripts of circulating tumor cells detected by a breast cancer-specific platform correlate with clinical stage in bladder cancer patients
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 142:1013-20. 2016
    ..Moreover, transcripts specific for cancer stem cells and epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) were assessed...
  39. doi request reprint Fluorescence-guided bladder tumour resection: impact on survival after radical cystectomy
    Georgios Gakis
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 33:1429-37. 2015
    ..To investigate whether photodynamic diagnosis (PDD)-guided bladder tumour resection (TUR-BT) is of prognostic value in patients undergoing subsequent radical cystectomy (RC) for bladder cancer (BC)...
  40. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of fluorescence-in situ-hybridization to detect bladder cancer: results from the UroScreen-Study
    Séverine Banek
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Urol Oncol 31:1656-62. 2013
    ..Here we evaluate the cancer-predictive values and potential effect modifiers of fluorescence-in-situ-hybridization (FISH)...
  41. doi request reprint Totally intracorporeal replacement of the ureter using whole-mount ileum
    Allen Sim
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
    J Endourol 28:1165-7. 2014
    ..We have demonstrated the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic intracorporeal ileal ureter with possible advantage of shorter operative time compared with the robotic-assisted technique reported recently...
  42. doi request reprint Influence of renal excretory function on the performance of urine based markers to detect bladder cancer
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Urol 187:68-73. 2012
    ..Many patients are elderly with renal insufficiency and have proteinuria as an additional influencing factor. To our knowledge no data are available on the accuracy of urine based bladder cancer tests in conjunction with renal function...
  43. doi request reprint Extracellular matrix degradation and reduced neural density in children with intrinsic ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Cevdet Kaya
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Urology 76:185-9. 2010
    ..Although many studies investigating the molecular changes within this segment have been performed, the underlying mechanisms of UPJ obstruction are still unclear...
  44. doi request reprint Can autologous myoblasts be used as a potential bulking agent?
    Michael Mitterberger
    Department of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 102:1731-6. 2008
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  45. pmc Point-of-Care Tests for Bladder Cancer: The Influencing Role of Hematuria
    Joerg Hennenlotter
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Stra β e 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Adv Urol 2011:937561. 2011
    ..0002). Conclusions. NMP22-BladderCheck was most resistant to blood. The diagnostic yield of all others was significantly influenced by HU. A well-defined HU grading helps to define limits of HU for a reliable interpretation of BC-POCTs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reevaluation of the fetal muscle development of the vesical trigone
    Josef Oswald
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 176:1166-70. 2006
    ..Fetal development of the interureteral muscle, a precondition of a sufficient opposite anchoring of the ureterovesical junction, and the muscle architecture of the bladder neck was investigated using immunohistochemical analysis...
  47. doi request reprint The prognostic role of pre-cystectomy hemoglobin levels in patients with invasive bladder cancer
    Tina Schubert
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 34:829-34. 2016
    ..To determine whether pre-treatment hemoglobin (Hb) levels in patients with bladder cancer impact on oncological outcomes after radical cystectomy (RC)...
  48. doi request reprint Return to Work and Normal Daily Life Activity after Open and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy--A Single Surgeon Analysis
    Simone Bier
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Tx00FC bingen, Germany
    Urol Int 96:280-6. 2016
    ..To evaluate differences in health related quality of life and time to return to normal activities between patients treated with open radical prostatectomy (ORP) and robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different concepts for interpretation of chromosomal aberrations in urothelial cells detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Johannes Mischinger
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Street 3, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol . 2016
    ..However, it has been discussed whether the interpretation algorithm proposed by the manufacturer could be improved. Aim of the present study was to compare alternative evaluation strategies of FISH for detection of BC...
  50. doi request reprint Fetal development of the vesico-ureteric junction, and immunohistochemistry of the ends of refluxing ureters
    Christian Radmayr
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Pediatr Urol 1:53-9. 2005
    ..Priority was given to articles that correlated specific embryological findings and basic research on possible mechanisms to the genesis and maturation of the VUJ...
  51. pmc Prognostic relevance of positive urine markers in patients with negative cystoscopy during surveillance of bladder cancer
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, Tubingen, 72076, Germany
    BMC Cancer 15:155. 2015
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Postchemotherapy laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for nonseminomatous germ cell tumors infiltrating the great vessels
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    J Endourol 28:668-74. 2014
    ..We present our experience with L-RPLND in NSGCT residuals with significant vascular involvement necessitating intracorporeal reconstruction...
  53. doi request reprint Galectin-3 expression in prostate cancer and benign prostate tissues: correlation with biochemical recurrence
    Judith S Knapp
    Department of Urology, Diakonie Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    World J Urol 31:351-8. 2013
    ..Our aim was to examine Gal-3 expression in tumor, benign tissue adjacent to the tumor (adjacent-benign) and benign prostate specimens and correlated it with biochemical recurrence...
  54. doi request reprint A new prognostic model for cancer-specific survival after radical cystectomy including pretreatment thrombocytosis and standard pathological risk factors
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    BJU Int 110:E533-40. 2012
    ..Consideration of platelet count in the final model increased its predictive accuracy significantly. Thrombocytosis may be a useful parameter to include within established international bladder cancer nomograms...
  55. doi request reprint Thymidine kinase and cancer monitoring
    Stefan Aufderklamm
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Cancer Lett 316:6-10. 2012
    ..Herein, we summarize the status of TK1 for cancer monitoring and point out its use as a proliferation marker. A comprehensive overview about the association of TK-1 with various entities is given...
  56. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant gonadotropin-releasing hormone therapy before surgery may improve the fertility index in undescended testes: a prospective randomized trial
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 173:974-7. 2005
    ..In a prospectively randomized trial we investigated whether preoperative GNRH therapy improves the fertility index in primary cryptorchidism...
  57. ncbi request reprint Fetal development of the female external urinary sphincter complex: an anatomical and histological study
    Philippe Sebe
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 173:1738-42; discussion 1742. 2005
    ..Growth and organization of the muscle fibers around the urethra and morphological modifications due to the development of the vagina were analyzed in detail...
  58. doi request reprint Another novel application of Hem-o-Lok clips for transient vascular occlusion in robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: an alternative to laparoscopic bulldog and Satinsky clamps
    Henry Sun Sien Ho
    Universitatsklinik fur Urologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria
    J Endourol 22:1677-80. 2008
    ..The technique is simple, inexpensive, and applicable to multiple vessels. It is a viable alternative to standard vascular occlusion techniques, such as laparoscopic bulldog or Satinsky clamps...
  59. doi request reprint Objective long-term evaluation after distal hypospadias repair using the meatal mobilization technique
    Joerg Seibold
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 44:298-303. 2010
    ..This study objectively evaluates individual patient satisfaction using a validated score in the long term...
  60. doi request reprint Modified concept for radioisotope-guided sentinel lymph node dissection in prostate cancer
    David Schilling
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 28:715-20. 2010
    ..To present a modified concept for sentinel lymph node (SLN)-guided pelvic lymph node dissection in prostate cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Ten Years of Complete Remission of Pulmonary Metastasis after Post-Cystectomy Palliative Cisplatin-Gemcitabine Chemotherapy with Gefitinib for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: A Case Report
    Omar Fahmy
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urol Int 97:485-488. 2016
    ..Although, the addition of gefitinib to standard systemic chemotherapy has not been shown to improve the survival in metastatic urothelial cancer, this case represents a very pleasant albeit uncommon long-term outcome...
  62. doi request reprint Expression patterns and prognostic role of transketolase-like 1 in muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    Mauro Semilia
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
    World J Urol 33:1403-9. 2015
    ..Its expression has been demonstrated to correlate with stage and outcome in various tumors. The aim of the present study was to assess expression patterns and the prognostic role of TKTL1 in muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC)...
  63. doi request reprint Quality of life outcomes after radical cystectomy: long-term standardized assessment of Studer Pouch versus I-Pouch
    Johannes Mischinger
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Street 3, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 33:1381-7. 2015
    ..To investigate whether the ileal length used for the formation of two different orthotopic bladder substitutes [Studer (S)-Pouch vs. I-Pouch; 60 vs. 40 cm] impacts quality of life (QoL)...
  64. doi request reprint Isolated, disseminated and circulating tumour cells in prostate cancer
    David Schilling
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72016 Tübingen, Germany
    Nat Rev Urol 9:448-63. 2012
    ..Some studies have demonstrated the potential of CTCs or DTCs as prognostic or predictive markers, leading to the increasing implementation of CTC measurement as an end point in clinical trials. ..
  65. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of comorbidity and performance indices for prediction of oncological outcomes in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma who were treated with radical nephroureterectomy
    Atiqullah Aziz
    Department of Urology, Caritas St Josef Medical Center, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany Department of Urology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Urol Oncol 32:1141-50. 2014
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint The chance of small interfering RNAs as eligible candidates for a personalized treatment of prostate cancer
    Katharina Pietschke
    Clinical Research Laboratory, Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Tuebingen, Calwerstr 7 1, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 14:1145-54. 2014
    ..Targeting these genes using the RNA-Interference pathway could be a new approach for prostate cancer therapy with fewer side effects...
  67. doi request reprint Evaluation of a new quantitative point-of-care test platform for urine-based detection of bladder cancer
    Rene Ritter
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urol Oncol 32:337-44. 2014
    ..Recently, the first quantitative POC system based on the detection of cytokeratin fragments became available. The aim of the study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of this quantitative POC test...
  68. doi request reprint Optimal use and outcomes of orthotopic neobladder reconstruction in men and women
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Tübingenn, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 23:479-86. 2013
    ..However, data on functional outcome and quality of life are still conflicting. This review aims to summarize recent data on oncologic and functional outcome of patients undergoing orthotopic urinary diversion...
  69. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience on the use of the Adnatest® system for detection of circulating tumor cells in prostate cancer patients
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Anticancer Res 32:3507-13. 2012
    ..We evaluated the Adnatest® in patients with castration-resistant PC receiving docetaxel chemotherapy...
  70. doi request reprint XPA-210: a new proliferation marker to characterize tumor biology and progression of renal cell carcinoma
    Georgios Gakis
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 29:801-6. 2011
    ..Recent lung cancer data have shown an association of XPA-210, a key peptide of thymidine kinase, with advanced disease. We thus assessed its proliferation status in primary (M0) and metastatic (M1) renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  71. doi request reprint Influence of urinary tract instrumentation and inflammation on the performance of urine markers for the detection of bladder cancer
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
    Urology 79:620-4. 2012
    ..The specificity of urine markers for urothelial cancer is subject to exogenous factors. There is evidence that nuclear matrix protein 22 (NMP22) is influenced by urinary tract infection and instrumented urinary sampling (IUS)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Treatment of adult female epispadias without exstrophy in the presence of rhabdosphincter function
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Int J Urol 13:321-2. 2006
    ..In the presence of minimal rhabdosphincter function we could achieve socially acceptable urinary continence by bladder neck plication and a Burch colposuspension. The patient did not consent to a major reconstruction...
  73. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the outcome of microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy using isosulfan blue: a prospective randomized trial
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 175:1049-52. 2006
    ..We determined if the use of isosulfan blue reduces the incidence of postoperative hydroceles following microsurgical varicocele repair...
  74. doi request reprint Sequential resection of malignant ureteral margins at radical cystectomy: a critical assessment of the value of frozen section analysis
    Georgios Gakis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Urol 29:451-6. 2011
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Age and lean body weight related growth curves of kidneys using real-time 3-dimensional ultrasound in pediatric urology
    Josef Oswald
    Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 172:1991-4. 2004
    ..We created nomograms of kidney volumes for routine diagnostics that could serve as a standard for pediatric renal growth assessment, decreasing the need for invasive tests...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prenatal puncture of a unilateral hydronephrosis leading to fetal urinoma and postnatal nephrectomy
    Andreas Lunacek
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Urology 63:982-4. 2004
    ..We discuss the possible effects of fetal intervention in cases of obstructive uropathy and the postnatal risks associated with it...
  77. doi request reprint Alterations of the RANKL pathway in blood and bone marrow samples of prostate cancer patients without bone metastases
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Prostate 73:162-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate whether changes of RANKL, its inhibitor osteoprotegerin (OPG) and bone marrow-mesenchymal stromal cells (BM-MSCs) occur in PC patients without manifest bone metastases...
  78. doi request reprint Monitoring high-risk bladder cancer
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 22:421-6. 2012
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Current status of molecular markers for prognostication and outcome in invasive bladder cancer
    Georgios Gakis
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany
    BJU Int 110:233-7. 2012
    ..It focuses on biostatistical considerations in the interpretation of study results which are essential to provide meaningful clinical conclusions for an individual patient...
  80. pmc Severe paraneoplastic hypereosinophilia in metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Tilman Todenhöfer
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    BMC Urol 12:7. 2012
    ..Paraneoplastic hypereosinophilia has been reported in a variety of hematologic and solid tumors. We present the first case in the literature of severe paraneoplastic hypereosinophilia in a patient with renal cell carcinoma...
  81. ncbi request reprint Giant cystine stone in an infant bladder with no evidence of cystinuria--valence of possible pathomechanisms
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Urol Int 75:285-7. 2005
    ..Suprapubic cystolithotomy was performed for stone removal. We discuss possible associations of cystine calculi with unilateral genitourinary pathologies in the absence of persistent excess cystinuria...
  82. ncbi request reprint Stromal testis tumors in infants. a report of two cases
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Urology 62:1121. 2003
    ..Organ-sparing surgery and radical orchiectomy, respectively, was the therapy of choice. Although neonatal testicular tumors are rare, they should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a newborn with a scrotal mass...
  83. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of laparoscopically managed nonpalpable testes
    Christian Radmayr
    Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 170:2409-11. 2003
    ..We evaluated laparoscopic diagnostic findings in 108 impalpable testes, and analyzed the success rate and long-term outcome of either direct laparoscopic orchiopexy or the 2-stage Fowler-Stephens procedure...
  84. pmc The immunology of fibrosis: innate and adaptive responses
    Georg Wick
    Division of Experimental Pathophysiology and Immunology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Trends Immunol 31:110-9. 2010
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Small interfering RNA transfection against serum response factor mediates growth inhibition of benign prostatic hyperplasia fibroblasts
    Andrea Nolte
    Department of Thoracic, Cardiac, and Vascular Surgery, Tuebingen University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
    Nucleic Acid Ther 23:62-70. 2013
    ..The results of this study indicate a substantial role of SRF in prostatic fibroblasts and we suggest that SRF silencing might be used for the treatment of urethral strictures to achieve a durably patent urethra...
  86. pmc Embryology and anatomy of the vesicoureteric junction with special reference to the etiology of vesicoureteral reflux
    Christian Radmayr
    Professor of Urology, Pediatric Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Ther Adv Urol 1:243-50. 2009
    ..Lacking the nerve supply a restoration of any muscular structure can not be achieved...
  87. ncbi request reprint The intravesical ureter in children with vesicoureteral reflux: a morphological and immunohistochemical characterization
    Josef Oswald
    Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Urol 170:2423-7. 2003
    ..We investigated intravesical ureteral endings using immunohistochemical methods to study general morphology, smooth muscle architecture and collagen composition in children with vesicoureteral reflux...
  88. ncbi request reprint Anatomical radical retropubic prostatectomy: 'curtain dissection' of the neurovascular bundle
    Andreas Lunacek
    Department of Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 95:1226-31. 2005
    ....
  89. doi request reprint Nuclear matrix protein-22: a prospective evaluation in a population at risk for bladder cancer. Results from the UroScreen study
    Séverine Huber
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    BJU Int 110:699-708. 2012
    ..The UroScreen results indicate that urine-based molecular markers could be a suitable addition to urine cytology and the detection of microhaematuria...
  90. ncbi request reprint Influence of blood sampling on protein profiling and pattern analysis using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation mass spectrometry
    Alexandre E Pelzer
    Department of Urology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 99:658-62. 2007
    ..To describe the influence of blood sampling/sampling tubes on mass spectrometric and clustering results, and on clinical blood variables, in blood samples collected from healthy volunteers and patients with prostate cancer...