Riccardo Schiavina

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A prospective, multicenter evaluation of predictive factors for positive surgical margins after nephron-sparing surgery for renal cell carcinoma: the RECORd1 Italian Project
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Dipartimento di Urologia, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 13:165-70. 2015
  2. doi request reprint A snapshot of nephron-sparing surgery in Italy: a prospective, multicenter report on clinical and perioperative outcomes (the RECORd 1 project)
    R Schiavina
    Dipartimento di Urologia, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 41:346-52. 2015
  3. doi request reprint First case of 18F-FACBC PET/CT-guided salvage radiotherapy for local relapse after radical prostatectomy with negative 11C-Choline PET/CT and multiparametric MRI: New imaging techniques may improve patient selection
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 86:239-40. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Preservation of the smooth muscular internal (vesical) sphincter and of the proximal urethra during retropubic radical prostatectomy: a technical modification to improve the early recovery of continence
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    University of Bologna S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 86:132-4. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Can side-specific biopsy findings predict the side of nodal metastasis in clinically localized prostate cancer? Results from a multicenter prospective survey
    R Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9, 40134 Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1019-24. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic imaging work-up for disease relapse after radical treatment for prostate cancer: how to differentiate local from systemic disease? The urologist point of view
    R Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 32:310-3. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Differing risk of cancer death among patients with lymph node metastasis after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection: identification of risk categories according to number of positive nodes and Gleason score
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJU Int 111:1237-44. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Perioperative complications and mortality after radical cystectomy when using a standardized reporting methodology
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:189-97. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The extent of pelvic lymph node dissection correlates with the biochemical recurrence rate in patients with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Departments of Urology and Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJU Int 108:1262-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of the extent of lymph-node dissection on biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy in node-negative patients
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9, 40134, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2297-302. 2010

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint A prospective, multicenter evaluation of predictive factors for positive surgical margins after nephron-sparing surgery for renal cell carcinoma: the RECORd1 Italian Project
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Dipartimento di Urologia, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 13:165-70. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the predictors of positive margins in one of the largest available prospective multi-institutional studies...
  2. doi request reprint A snapshot of nephron-sparing surgery in Italy: a prospective, multicenter report on clinical and perioperative outcomes (the RECORd 1 project)
    R Schiavina
    Dipartimento di Urologia, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 41:346-52. 2015
    ..The conservative management of those RCCs is increasing over time. Aim of this study was to report a snapshot of the clinical, perioperative and oncological results after NSS for RCC in Italy...
  3. doi request reprint First case of 18F-FACBC PET/CT-guided salvage radiotherapy for local relapse after radical prostatectomy with negative 11C-Choline PET/CT and multiparametric MRI: New imaging techniques may improve patient selection
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 86:239-40. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Preservation of the smooth muscular internal (vesical) sphincter and of the proximal urethra during retropubic radical prostatectomy: a technical modification to improve the early recovery of continence
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    University of Bologna S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 86:132-4. 2014
    ..We describe our technique for preservation of the smooth muscular internal (vesical) sphincter and proximal urethra during radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) and present our preliminary clinical results...
  5. doi request reprint Can side-specific biopsy findings predict the side of nodal metastasis in clinically localized prostate cancer? Results from a multicenter prospective survey
    R Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9, 40134 Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1019-24. 2013
    ..To evaluate the correlation between the side of positive biopsy (Bx) and the risk of lymph-node metastases (LNMs) on each side and to quantify the risk of contralateral LNMs in patients with unilateral positive biopsy...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic imaging work-up for disease relapse after radical treatment for prostate cancer: how to differentiate local from systemic disease? The urologist point of view
    R Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 32:310-3. 2013
    ..Low sensitivity, costs, availability of technologies and confirmation of the results remain the major limitations in most cases...
  7. doi request reprint Differing risk of cancer death among patients with lymph node metastasis after radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection: identification of risk categories according to number of positive nodes and Gleason score
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJU Int 111:1237-44. 2013
    ..To identify different risk groups among patients with node-positive PCa...
  8. doi request reprint Perioperative complications and mortality after radical cystectomy when using a standardized reporting methodology
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:189-97. 2013
    ..To evaluate, by using a standardized reporting methodology, the perioperative complications and mortality in patients who underwent radical cystectomy...
  9. doi request reprint The extent of pelvic lymph node dissection correlates with the biochemical recurrence rate in patients with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Departments of Urology and Digestive Diseases and Internal Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BJU Int 108:1262-8. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of the extent of lymph-node dissection on biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy in node-negative patients
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9, 40134, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2297-302. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the number of lymph nodes (LN) retrieved at PLND during radical prostatectomy (RP) on biochemical relapse (BCR) in node-negative patients...
  11. doi request reprint External validation of the updated nomogram predicting lymph node invasion in patients with prostate cancer undergoing extended pelvic lymph node dissection
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Urol Int 90:277-82. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint (11)C-Choline PET/CT in patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer showing biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy
    Francesco Ceci
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Haematology Oncology and Laboratory Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:149-55. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint [Accuracy of endorectal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Dynamic Contrast Enhanced-MRI (DCE-MRI) in the preoperative local staging of prostate cancer]
    Alessandro Baccos
    UO Urologia Martorana, Universita di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Italy
    Urologia 79:116-22. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint The number of nodes removed as well as the template of the dissection is independently correlated to cancer-specific survival after radical cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi 9 Street, 40134, Bologna, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:711-9. 2013
    ..To assess the impact of the number of lymph nodes removed and of the template of dissection during radical cystectomy for bladder cancer on patients' survival rates...
  15. doi request reprint The role of 11C-choline PET imaging in the early detection of recurrence in surgically treated prostate cancer patients with very low PSA level <0.5 ng/mL
    Marcelo Mamede
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e342-5. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the role of (11)C-choline PET/CT in patients with biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy (RP) showing prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values lower than 0.5 ng/mL...
  16. doi request reprint 11C-choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography for preoperative lymph-node staging in intermediate-risk and high-risk prostate cancer: comparison with clinical staging nomograms
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:392-401. 2008
    ..Conventional imaging (CI) techniques are inadequate for lymph node (LN) staging in prostate cancer (PCa)...
  17. doi request reprint Role of 11C-choline PET/CT in the restaging of prostate cancer patients showing a single lesion on bone scintigraphy
    Chiara Fuccio
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Hematology Oncology and Laboratory Medicine Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Nucl Med 24:485-92. 2010
    ..To assess the utility of (11)C-choline PET/CT in the restaging of prostate cancer (PC) patients who showed a single finding on bone scintigraphy (BS) that was classified as equivocal or suspected for metastatic lesion...
  18. doi request reprint Massive hematuria due to ruptured iatrogenic aortic pseudoaneurysm: a case report
    Valerio Vagnoni
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 85:96-8. 2013
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Role of 11C-choline PET/CT in the re-staging of prostate cancer patients with biochemical relapse and negative results at bone scintigraphy
    Chiara Fuccio
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Hematology Oncology and Laboratory Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 81:e893-6. 2012
    ..to evaluate the utility of (11)C-choline PET/CT in prostate cancer (PC) patients who have demonstrated a biochemical recurrence and a negative bone scintigraphy (BS)...
  20. doi request reprint Differing risk of cancer death among patients with pathologic T3a renal cell carcinoma: identification of risk categories according to fat infiltration and renal vein thrombosis
    Alessandro Baccos
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:451-7. 2013
    ..The study objectives were to evaluate the prognostic impact of fat infiltration and renal vein thrombosis in patients with pT3a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and to identify new prognostic groups...
  21. doi request reprint Accuracy of MRI/MRSI-based transrectal ultrasound biopsy in peripheral and transition zones of the prostate gland in patients with prior negative biopsy
    Claudia Testa
    University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Bologna, Italy
    NMR Biomed 23:1017-26. 2010
    ..822) for patients with prior negative biopsies. Histopathological analysis showed that the main limitation of MRSI is the percentage of false positive findings due to prostatitis...
  22. doi request reprint First case of bilateral, synchronous anaplastic variant of spermatocytic seminoma treated with radical orchifunicolectomy as single approach: case report and review of the literature
    Giorgio Gentile
    Department of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 86:41-2. 2014
    ..A close surveillance after surgery could be considered a valid option in the management of this rare testicular neoplasm. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer: sextant localization with MR imaging, MR spectroscopy, and 11C-choline PET/CT
    Claudia Testa
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Applied Biotechnology D Campanacci, Diagnostic Imaging Section V Bollini, Pathologic Anatomy Unit, Institute of Oncology F Addarii, P E T Center, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Italy
    Radiology 244:797-806. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Tubeless procedure reduces hospitalization and pain after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: results of a multivariable analysis
    Marco Garofalo
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Palagi 9, 40134, Bologna, Italy
    Urolithiasis 41:347-53. 2013
    ..t-PCNL is a factor independently associated with shorter hospitalization and lower analgesic requirement. ..
  25. doi request reprint 11C-choline PET/CT scan in patients with prostate cancer treated with intermittent ADT: a sequential PET/CT study
    Francesco Ceci
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Haematology Oncology and Laboratory Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 38:e279-82. 2013
    ..The purpose of this preliminary study was to evaluate the usefulness of 11C-choline PET/CT in patients with recurrent prostate cancer and hormone-sensitive disease treated with intermittent antiandrogen therapy scheme...
  26. doi request reprint Androgen deprivation therapy influences the uptake of 11C-choline in patients with recurrent prostate cancer: the preliminary results of a sequential PET/CT study
    Chiara Fuccio
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, PAD 30, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:1985-9. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate this issue by means of sequential (11)C-choline positron emission tomography (PET)/CT in patients with recurrent PC...
  27. doi request reprint Sex-related penile fracture with complete urethral rupture: A case report and review of the literature
    Marco Garofalo
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 87:260-1. 2015
    ..The patient underwent immediate emergency surgery consisted on evacuation of the hematoma, reparation the partial defect of both two cavernosal bodies and end to end suture of the urethra that resulted completely disrupted...
  28. doi request reprint The Prognostic Impact of Tumor Size on Cancer-Specific and Overall Survival Among Patients With Pathologic T3a Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 13:e235-41. 2015
    ..We aimed to determine the prognostic role of tumor size in patients with stage pT3a renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  29. doi request reprint Tolterodine in the Treatment of Male LUTS
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Curr Urol Rep 16:60. 2015
    ..The incidence of acute urinary retention requiring catheterization and treatment withdrawals due to adverse events are low in all the studies included in the present review...
  30. doi request reprint First case of 18F-FACBC PET/CT-guided salvage retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for disease relapse after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer and negative 11C-choline PET/CT: new imaging techniques may expand pioneering approaches
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Urol Int 92:242-5. 2014
    ..Salvage surgery for prostate cancer is a fascinating but controversial approach. New diagnostic tools may improve its potential by increasing the assessment and the selection of the patients...
  31. doi request reprint Can testis-sparing surgery for small testicular masses be considered a valid alternative to radical orchiectomy? A prospective single-center study
    Giorgio Gentile
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:522-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of malignancy in small testicular masses (STMs) treated with testis-sparing surgery (TSS) with intraoperative frozen section analysis and to assess the safety of this surgical procedure...
  32. doi request reprint Identification of prostate cancer risk categories according to surgical margins status, pathological stage and Gleason score
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Urol 20:1097-103. 2013
    ..Aim of the present study was to assess the impact of positive surgical margins on biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy, adjusted for pathological stage and Gleason score...
  33. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of a new echographic method (RULES, radiofrequency ultrasonic local estimators) in prostate cancer diagnosis
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:1883-6. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the accuracy of a new echographic method named RULES (radiofrequency ultrasonic local estimators) in the diagnosis of prostate cancer...
  34. doi request reprint 18F-Fluciclovine PET/CT for the Detection of Prostate Cancer Relapse: A Comparison to 11C-Choline PET/CT
    Cristina Nanni
    From the OU Nuclear Medicine, OU Urology, and OU Medical Physics, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 40:e386-91. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the detection rate of (18)F-FACBC and (11)C-choline in patients presenting a biochemical relapse...
  35. doi request reprint Early biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy: which prostate cancer patients may benefit from a restaging 11C-Choline PET/CT scan before salvage radiation therapy?
    Paolo Castellucci
    Service of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nucl Med 55:1424-9. 2014
    ....
  36. doi request reprint 18F-FACBC compared with 11C-choline PET/CT in patients with biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy: a prospective study in 28 patients
    Cristina Nanni
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Bologna, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 12:106-10. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the detection rate of anti-3-18F-FACBC PET/CT in comparison with 11C-choline PET/CT in the evaluation of disease recurrence of PCa after radical prostatectomy...
  37. doi request reprint The impact of prior TURP on radical prostatectomy surgical margins: a multicenter analysis
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Italy
    Urol Int 91:62-8. 2013
    ..To analyze positive surgical margins (PSM) after radical prostatectomy (RP) in the overall population and in patients previously treated with transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)...
  38. doi request reprint Is there a role for ¹¹C-choline PET/CT in the early detection of metastatic disease in surgically treated prostate cancer patients with a mild PSA increase <1.5 ng/ml?
    Paolo Castellucci
    Service of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Haematology Oncology and Laboratory Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:55-63. 2011
    ..5 ng/ml (early biochemical relapse) during follow-up (FU)...
  39. doi request reprint Computerized tomography virtual endoscopy in evaluation of upper urinary tract tumors: initial experience
    Giuseppe Battista
    Clinical Department of Radiological and Histopatological Sciences, Divison of Diagnostic Imaging, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Abdom Imaging 34:107-12. 2009
    ..To assess the usefulness of CT virtual endoscopy (VE) as an integration of CT-urography, for the detection of upper urinary tract tumor in patients with hematuria...
  40. ncbi request reprint State of the art of PET/CT with 11-choline and 18F-fluorocholine in the diagnosis and follow-up of localized and locally advanced prostate cancer
    Valerio Vagnoni
    Department of Urology, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Esp Urol 68:354-70. 2015
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Active surveillance for clinically localized renal tumors: An updated review of current indications and clinical outcomes
    Marco Borghesi
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Urol 22:432-8. 2015
    ....
  42. doi request reprint 11C-choline PET/CT identifies osteoblastic and osteolytic lesions in patients with metastatic prostate cancer
    Francesco Ceci
    From the Service of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna Italy Department of Nuclear Medicine, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria Department of Urology, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET CT Center, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Rovigo, Italy and Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, LAC USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Clin Nucl Med 40:e265-70. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to compare C-choline PET/CT, prostate-specific antigen (PSA), PSA kinetics, and C-choline uptake in recurrent metastatic prostate cancer patients with osteoblastic and osteolytic bone metastases...
  43. doi request reprint Small renal masses managed with active surveillance: predictors of tumor growth rate after long-term follow-up
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 13:e87-92. 2015
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the relationships between the patients' clinical characteristics and the growth pattern of SRMs, and to investigate the predictive factors of tumor growth rates in patients initially managed with AS...
  44. doi request reprint Nodal occult metastases in intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer patients detected using serial section, immunohistochemistry, and real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction: prospective evaluation with matched-pair analysis
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 13:e55-64. 2015
    ....
  45. doi request reprint External validation of nomogram predicting the probability of specimen-confined disease (pT2-3a, R0N0) in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection
    Luigi Mearini
    Department of Urology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Urol Int 93:262-8. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to perform an external validation of this nomogram...
  46. doi request reprint 11C-choline PET/CT and bladder cancer: lymph node metastasis assessment with pathological specimens as reference standard
    Francesco Ceci
    From the Service of Nuclear Medicine, and Department of Urology, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET CT Centre, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Rovigo, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 40:e124-8. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential role of C-choline-PET/CT in nodal assessment in patients with bladder cancer (BCa) using the pathological specimen as reference standard...
  47. doi request reprint Revised Gleason grading system is a better predictor of indolent prostate cancer at the time of diagnosis: retrospective clinical-pathological study on matched biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimens
    Francesca Giunchi
    Pathology Service, Addarii Institute of Oncology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 12:325-9. 2014
    ..The histological Gleason score (GS) revised in 2005 by the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) is currently the most reliable tool to separate aggressive from indolent prostate cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study to reduce prostate biopsy cores by a real time interactive tool
    Nicola Testoni
    DEIS, Department of Electronics, Computer Sciences and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 82:238-41. 2010
    ..Although accuracy grows with core number, patient discomfort and adverse event probability grow as well. Thus it would be worth to aim to reduce the number of prostate biopsy cores without loss of diagnostic accuracy...
  49. doi request reprint (11)C-Choline PET/CT in castration-resistant prostate cancer patients treated with docetaxel
    Francesco Ceci
    Service of Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 43:84-91. 2016
    ..To investigate the role of (11)C-choline PET/CT for evaluating the response to treatment in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) treated with docetaxel in comparison with PSA response...
  50. doi request reprint TriMatch comparison of the efficacy of FloSeal versus TachoSil versus no hemostatic agents for partial nephrectomy: results from a large multicenter dataset
    Alessandro Antonelli
    Department of Urology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Int J Urol 22:47-52. 2015
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of hemostatic agents, TachoSil and FloSeal, during partial nephrectomy using a large multicenter dataset...
  51. ncbi request reprint Detection and localization of prostate cancer: correlation of (11)C-choline PET/CT with histopathologic step-section analysis
    Mohsen Farsad
    Nuclear Medicine Department, PET Unit, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    J Nucl Med 46:1642-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the potential usefulness of (11)C-choline PET/CT for detection and localization of tumors within the prostate. We used the results of step-section histopathologic examination as the standard of reference...
  52. pmc Tolterodine extended release in the treatment of male OAB/storage LUTS: a systematic review
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Viale S, Luca 50134, Florence, Italy
    BMC Urol 14:84. 2014
    ..In the present review, we analyzed the mechanism of action of tolterodine extended-release (ER) with the aim to clarify its efficacy and safety profile, as compared to other active treatments of OAB/storage LUTS...
  53. doi request reprint Three-dimensional computed tomography of the orthotopic ileal neobladder reconstruction: normal and abnormal findings
    Claudia Sassi
    Clinical Department of Radiological and Histopathological Sciences, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Urol Int 82:301-5. 2009
    ..Our study aimed to assess the usefulness of 3D-CT in patients who have undergone radical cystectomy and orthotopic ileal neobladder...
  54. doi request reprint Diagnostic role of circulating free plasma DNA detection in patients with localized prostate cancer
    Annalisa Altimari
    Molecular and Transplantation Pathology Laboratory, F Addarii Institute of Oncology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:756-62. 2008
    ..Quantification of FPDNA discriminates between patients with CaP and healthy subjects and correlates with pathologic tumor stage. FPDNA is a candidate biomarker for early diagnosis and monitoring of CaP...
  55. ncbi request reprint Inguinal canal tumors of adulthood
    Valerio Vagnoni
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, 9 Palagi Street, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 33:2361-8. 2013
    ..To review benign and malignant paratesticular lesions...
  56. ncbi request reprint An isolated penile mass in a young adult turned out to be a primary marginal zone lymphoma of the penis. A case report and a review of literature
    Giorgio Gentile
    Urology Unit, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 33:2639-42. 2013
    ..to discuss the rationale of the management of penile MALT lymphoma...
  57. doi request reprint Comparison of 18F-FACBC and 11C-choline PET/CT in patients with radically treated prostate cancer and biochemical relapse: preliminary results
    Cristina Nanni
    OU Nuclear Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:S11-7. 2013
    ..We assessed the rate of detection rate of recurrent prostate cancer by PET/CT using anti-3-(18)F-FACBC, a new synthetic amino acid, in comparison to that using (11)C-choline as part of an ongoing prospective single-centre study...
  58. doi request reprint Preservation of the smooth muscular internal (vesical) sphincter and of the proximal urethra during retropubic radical prostatectomy: description of the technique
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Urol 19:783-5. 2012
    ..Despite the enthusiasm regarding our positive functional results, further studies with larger series are required to confirm these findings...
  59. ncbi request reprint A novel spectral ultrasonic differentiation method for marking regions of interest in biological tissues. In vivo preliminary results
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:108-10. 2007
    ..in vivo" application of a new echographic method able to better identify neoplastic tissue. The aim of this study was to evaluate its accuracy in the diagnosis of prostate cancer...
  60. doi request reprint Impact of 11C-choline PET/CT on clinical decision making in recurrent prostate cancer: results from a retrospective two-centre trial
    Francesco Ceci
    Service of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:2222-31. 2014
    ..The aim of this retrospective two-centre study was to investigate the clinical impact of (11)C-choline PET/CT on treatment management decisions in patients with recurrent prostate cancer (rPCa) after radical therapy...
  61. doi request reprint 11C-choline PET/CT detects the site of relapse in the majority of prostate cancer patients showing biochemical recurrence after EBRT
    Francesco Ceci
    Service of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 41:878-86. 2014
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Small renal masses initially managed using active surveillance: results from a retrospective study with long-term follow-up
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 12:178-81. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide outcomes of patients managed using active surveillance (AS) for small renal masses (SRMs)...
  63. doi request reprint Preservation of the smooth muscular internal (vesical) sphincter and of the proximal urethra for the early recovery of urinary continence after retropubic radical prostatectomy: a prospective case-control study
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Urol 21:157-62. 2014
    ..To evaluate the influence of preservation of the muscular internal sphincter and proximal urethra on continence recovery after radical prostatectomy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Testicular sclerosing Sertoli cell tumor: an additional case and review of the literature
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Palagi 9, 40134 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 32:5127-30. 2012
    ..Pathologists and urologists should know and understand all the types of Sertoli cell tumours in order to be able to choose the correct therapeutical approach when they encounter these tumours...
  65. ncbi request reprint Identification of mobile lipids in human cancer tissues by ex vivo diffusion edited HR-MAS MRS
    Valeria Righi
    Dipartimento di Biochimica G Moruzzi, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Oncol Rep 22:1493-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, ex vivo high resolution spectroscopic measurements allow to improve the interpretation of in vivo Magnetic Resonance spectra, increasing its clinical potentiality...
  66. doi request reprint [Predictors of positive surgical margins after nephron-sparing surgery for renal cell carcinoma: retrospective analysis on 298 consecutive patients]
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Dipartimento di Urologia, Universita di Bologna, Ospedale S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna Italiy
    Urologia 81:40-5. 2014
    ..Aim of our study was to evaluate the predictive factors of positive surgical margins (PSM) in a cohort of patients who underwent partial nephrectomy (PN) for renal cell carcinoma...
  67. doi request reprint Epithelioid sarcoma of the penis: a case report
    Fulvio Colombo
    Department of Surgery, Andrology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Bologna, Italy Department of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:2871-4. 2013
    ..Epithelioid sarcoma of the penis is a slowly growing soft tissue neoplasm that rarely arises from the penis...
  68. doi request reprint Restaging clear cell renal carcinoma with 18F-FDG PET/CT
    Chiara Fuccio
    From the Nuclear Medicine and Physics Unit, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Pavia, Italy Service of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy Oncology Unit, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Pavia, Italy Department of Urology, Policlinico Sant Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Italy Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET CT Centre, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital Rovigo, Italy and Radiology Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Clin Nucl Med 39:e320-4. 2014
    ..The aim of our retrospective study was to assess the usefulness of F-FDG PET/CT in the restaging of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC) patients...
  69. doi request reprint Surveillance for small renal masses: retrospective analysis of a cohort of 42 patients with long-term follow-up
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Palagi 9 Street, 40134 Bologna, Italy
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:307-12. 2013
    ..To provide our experience with active surveillance in patients incidentally diagnosed with small renal masses and show the results of long-term follow-up...
  70. doi request reprint Positive surgical margins after nephron-sparing surgery for renal cell carcinoma: incidence, clinical impact, and management
    Marco Borghesi
    Department of Urology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:5-9. 2013
    ..Considering the globally low risk of local recurrence, development of metastasis, or cancer-specific mortality, careful surveillance could be the best management option for most patients with PSMs after NSS...
  71. pmc Renal leiomyoma: Case report and literature review
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Can Urol Assoc J 6:E87-90. 2012
    ..We report a case of leiomyoma in a 31-year-old man who presented hematuria and flank pain. We also review the literature and provide a summary of clinical, radiological and histological features of renal leiomyomas...
  72. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo HR-MAS magnetic resonance spectroscopy of normal and malignant human renal tissues
    Valeria Righi
    Dipartimento di Biochimica G Moruzzi, Sezione di Chimica e Propedeutica Biochimica, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 27:3195-204. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the metabolic profile of normal and tumoral renal tissues by ex vivo high resolution magic angle spinning magnetic resonance spectroscopy (HR-MAS MRS)...
  73. 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...