Gianluca Giannarini

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Affiliation: University of Foggia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dismiss Systematic Transrectal Ultrasound-guided and Embrace Targeted Magnetic Resonance Imaging-informed Prostate Biopsy: Is the Paradigm Ready to Shift?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Urology Unit, Academic Medical Centre Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Eur Urol 69:381-3. 2016
  2. pmc Multimodal treatment for high-risk prostate cancer with high-dose intensity-modulated radiation therapy preceded or not by radical prostatectomy, concurrent intensified-dose docetaxel and long-term androgen deprivation therapy: results of a prospective ph
    Andrea Guttilla
    Department of Oncological, Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Urology Clinic, University of Padua, Padua 35128, Italy
    Radiat Oncol 9:24. 2014
  3. pmc Testis-sparing surgery for benign and malignant tumors: A critical analysis of the literature
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Indian J Urol 24:467-74. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Cystic endometriosis of the epididymis
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Santa Chiara, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 68:203.e1-3. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cold-knife incision of anastomotic strictures after radical retropubic prostatectomy with bladder neck preservation: efficacy and impact on urinary continence status
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:647-56. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Continuing or discontinuing low-dose aspirin before transrectal prostate biopsy: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 70:501-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term followup after elective testis sparing surgery for Leydig cell tumors: a single center experience
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Urol 178:872-6; quiz 1129. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Isolated polyarteritis nodosa of the genitourinary tract presenting with severe erectile dysfunction: a case report with long-term follow-up
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:1189-93. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Organ-sparing surgery for adult testicular tumours: a systematic review of the literature
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:780-90. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Prulifloxacin: clinical studies of a broad-spectrum quinolone agent
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Future Microbiol 4:13-24. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Dismiss Systematic Transrectal Ultrasound-guided and Embrace Targeted Magnetic Resonance Imaging-informed Prostate Biopsy: Is the Paradigm Ready to Shift?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Urology Unit, Academic Medical Centre Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Eur Urol 69:381-3. 2016
    ..Here we present the main open questions and current concerns regarding this new approach. ..
  2. pmc Multimodal treatment for high-risk prostate cancer with high-dose intensity-modulated radiation therapy preceded or not by radical prostatectomy, concurrent intensified-dose docetaxel and long-term androgen deprivation therapy: results of a prospective ph
    Andrea Guttilla
    Department of Oncological, Surgical and Gastroenterological Sciences, Urology Clinic, University of Padua, Padua 35128, Italy
    Radiat Oncol 9:24. 2014
    ..The optimal management of high-risk prostate cancer remains uncertain. In this study we assessed the safety and efficacy of a novel multimodal treatment paradigm for high-risk prostate cancer...
  3. pmc Testis-sparing surgery for benign and malignant tumors: A critical analysis of the literature
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Indian J Urol 24:467-74. 2008
    ..Cancer-specific survival is excellent, local recurrence rate very low and androgen supplementation unlikely...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cystic endometriosis of the epididymis
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Santa Chiara, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 68:203.e1-3. 2006
    ..We present what we believe to be the first case of cystic endometriosis of the epididymis in a 27-year-old man with scrotal pain, describe its pathologic and immunohistochemical features, and discuss its pathogenesis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cold-knife incision of anastomotic strictures after radical retropubic prostatectomy with bladder neck preservation: efficacy and impact on urinary continence status
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:647-56. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Continuing or discontinuing low-dose aspirin before transrectal prostate biopsy: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 70:501-5. 2007
    ..To determine whether the incidence and duration of bleeding complications after transrectal prostate biopsy (PB) in patients not discontinuing low-dose aspirin (LDA) are greater than in those discontinuing it...
  7. ncbi request reprint Long-term followup after elective testis sparing surgery for Leydig cell tumors: a single center experience
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Urol 178:872-6; quiz 1129. 2007
    ..We retrospectively analyzed the long-term followup of a series of patients with Leydig cell tumors electively treated with testis sparing surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Isolated polyarteritis nodosa of the genitourinary tract presenting with severe erectile dysfunction: a case report with long-term follow-up
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Sex Med 6:1189-93. 2009
    ..Spreading to the genitourinary tract is very common, with invariable involvement of kidneys or testes, but its impact on erectile function remains undetermined...
  9. doi request reprint Organ-sparing surgery for adult testicular tumours: a systematic review of the literature
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:780-90. 2010
    ..According to current guidelines, radical orchidectomy is the standard treatment for testis tumours of malignant and unknown origin. Testis-sparing surgery (TSS) has recently been proposed as an alternative option in selected cases...
  10. doi request reprint Prulifloxacin: clinical studies of a broad-spectrum quinolone agent
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Future Microbiol 4:13-24. 2009
    ..Additional research is needed to further elucidate the promising role of prulifloxacin in the treatment of infections sustained by multidrug-resistant pathogens and to consolidate the wide spectrum of activity from a clinical standpoint...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors of morbidity in patients with indwelling ureteric stents: results of a prospective study using the validated Ureteric Stent Symptoms Questionnaire
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    BJU Int 107:648-54. 2011
    ..To assess the predictors of morbidity in patients with indwelling ureteric stents using a validated questionnaire...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low velocity gunshot wound to the penis
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:138-40. 2007
    ..Prompt surgical exploration with meticulous debridement and corporeal reconstruction through a degloving incision led to excellent cosmetic and functional results...
  13. doi request reprint Combination of perianal-intrarectal lidocaine-prilocaine cream and periprostatic nerve block for pain control during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy: a randomized, controlled trial
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Urol 181:585-91; discussion 591-3. 2009
    ..We tested the efficacy and safety of combined perianal-intrarectal lidocaine-prilocaine cream and periprostatic nerve block during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy...
  14. doi request reprint The Italian linguistic validation of the ureteral stent symptoms questionnaire
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Urol 180:624-8. 2008
    ..We validated the Italian version of the Ureteral Stent Symptoms Questionnaire in male and female patients with an indwelling ureteral stent...
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of bladder neck preservation in urinary continence following radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Cesare Selli
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:32-7. 2004
    ..To report our experience of the influence of bladder neck preservation on patient continence...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role and extension of lymphadenectomy in bladder cancer: a review of the current literature
    Andrea Mogorovich
    Department of Urology, Ospedale Santa Chiara, University of Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 81:233-41. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Neovesical-urethral anastomotic stricture due to external suture migration
    Andrea Mogorovich
    Department of Surgery, Unit of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 73:1002. 2009
    ..We report on the endoscopic appearance and subsequent treatment of a neovesical-urethral anastomotic stricture caused by migration of a nonabsorbable suture originally placed for retropubic hemostasis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment on: topical prilocaine-lidocaine cream combined with peripheral nerve block improves pain control in prostatic biopsy: results from a prospective randomized trial
    Cesare Selli
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Santa Chiara, Pisa, Italy
    Eur Urol 53:973-4. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Orthotopic bladder substitute in renal transplant recipients: experience with Studer technique and literature review
    Francesca Manassero
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Nuovo Ospedale Santa Chiara, Presidio di Cisanello, Via Paradisa 2, Pisa, Italy
    Transpl Int 24:943-8. 2011
    ..5%...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metastatic prostate cancer after orchiectomy, radiotherapy, and testosterone replacement in a patient with bilateral seminoma
    Francesca Manassero
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Santa Chiara, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Androl 28:10-2. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine-prilocaine administration during transrectal ultrasound-guided prostatic biopsy: a randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Maurizio De Maria
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endourol 20:525-9. 2006
    ..Various modalities have been recommended to alleviate the pain, but reports on efficacy are contradictory. We assessed the possible benefit of intrarectal and perianal lidocaine-prilocaine (EMLA) cream...
  22. doi request reprint Urethral-fixation technique improves early urinary continence recovery in patients who undergo retropubic radical prostatectomy
    Vincenzo Ficarra
    Urology Unit, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    BJU Int . 2016
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Robot-assisted removal of a large seminal vesicle cyst with ipsilateral renal agenesis associated with an ectopic ureter and a Müllerian cyst of the vas deferens
    Cesare Selli
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 71:1226.e5-7. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Introduction to small renal tumours and prognostic indicators
    Alessandro Crestani
    Academic Medical Centre Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Urology Unit, Udine, Italy
    Int J Surg . 2016
    ..Small renal tumours typically have a good prognosis. Patient age, mode of presentation, nuclear grading, coagulative necrosis and histologic subtype can influence the prognosis of this subgroup of RCC...
  25. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:100-2. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge we report on the first case of UPJ obstruction in an adult man diagnosed 10 years after a blunt abdominal trauma...
  26. ncbi request reprint Granular cell tumour of the urinary bladder: a case report and review of the literature
    Andrea Mogorovich
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Ospedale Santa Chiara, Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:43-4. 2007
    ..Immunohistochemical staining for neuron-specific enolase and S100 protein was positive. At a 6-month follow-up the patient is free of bladder recurrence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Symmetrical peripheral gangrene after suprapubic prostatectomy
    Alfonso Crisci
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 36:478-80. 2002
    ..The second case to have occurred in urologic patients is reported herein. This case highlights the need to be aware of this potential complication of urologic surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Multifocal and bilateral renal oncocytoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Andrea Mogorovich
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:130-4. 2007
    ..A literature review demonstrated 17 similar cases, treated either with watchful waiting or with complete surgical removal. Reasons to prefer the surgical option are herein substantiated...
  29. doi request reprint α1-Blockers Improve Benign Prostatic Obstruction in Men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Urodynamic Studies
    Ferdinando Fusco
    Urology Unit, Department of Neurosciences, Science of Reproduction and Odontostomatology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Eur Urol 69:1091-101. 2016
    ..The urodynamic outcomes for α1-blockers (ABs) treatment in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic enlargement (LUTS/BPE) is a matter of debate...
  30. ncbi request reprint Andrological complications following retroperitoneal lymphnode dissection for testicular cancer: a narrative review
    Alessandro Crestani
    Urology Unit, Academic Medical Centre Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Minerva Urol Nefrol . 2016
    ....
  31. pmc Antegrade scrotal sclerotherapy of internal spermatic veins for varicocele treatment: technique, complications, and results
    Alessandro Crestani
    Academic Medical Centre Hospital Santa Maria della Misericordia Department of Experimental and Clinic Medical Sciences, Urology Unit, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Asian J Androl 18:292-5. 2016
    ..001). In the subgroup of the 168 infertile patients, 52 (31%) fathered offspring at a 12-month-minimum follow-up. Therefore, ASS is an effective minimal invasive treatment for varicocele with low recurrence/persistence rate. ..
  32. doi request reprint Radical cystectomy and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution after radical retropubic prostatectomy: functional and oncological results
    Cesare Selli
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Urol Int 93:237-40. 2014
    ..Men with previous RRP have a reasonable chance of maintaining a satisfactory functional outcome following RC and ileal orthotopic bladder substitution...
  33. doi request reprint Are PSA density and PSA density of the transition zone more accurate than PSA in predicting the pathological stage of clinically localized prostate cancer?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa
    Urol Oncol 26:353-60. 2008
    ..To assess whether PSA density (PSAD) and PSA density of the transition zone (PSADTZ) are more accurate than PSA alone in predicting the pathological stage of prostate cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bladder pressure measurement in a critically ill patient: report of a case
    Donatella Pistolesi
    Department of Urology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 79:164-6. 2007
    ..We present a case of early abdominal decompression with signs of organ failure in a patient with elevated intra-abdominal pressure measured by urinary bladder pressure...
  35. doi request reprint The role of inflammation in lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and its potential impact on medical therapy
    Vincenzo Ficarra
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medical Sciences, Urology Unit, University of Udine, Academic Medical Centre Hospital Udine, Udine, Italy
    Curr Urol Rep 15:463. 2014
    ..Drugs currently investigated for the treatment of prostatic inflammation include the hexanic lipidosterolic extract of Serenoa repens, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and vitamin D receptor agonists. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Jejunal loop interposition in the management of ureteral obstruction after ileal conduit diversion
    Alfonso Crisci
    Department of Urology, Universities of Pisa, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 74:95-7. 2002
    ..To the best of our knowledge, we report on the first case of surgical treatment of ureteral obliteration in ileal conduit diversion by interposition of an isolated short jejunal segment, with a 18-month follow-up free of complications...
  37. doi request reprint Treatment with intraoperative Patent Blue V dye of refractory lymphocele after inguinal lymphadenectomy for squamous cell penile carcinoma
    Riccardo Pagni
    Department of Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Urology 74:688-90. 2009
    ..Inguinal lymphocele is a well-known complication after inguinofemoral lymph node dissection for penile cancer, and a variety of curative approaches have been reported...
  38. ncbi request reprint Perianal and intrarectal anaesthesia for transrectal biopsy of the prostate: a prospective randomized study comparing lidocaine-prilocaine cream and placebo
    Maurizio De Maria
    BJU Int 97:1121-2. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint The efficiency of excretory urography to detect upper urinary tract tumors after cystectomy for urothelial cancer
    Claudia Meissner
    Department of Urology and Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 178:2287-90. 2007
    ..We determined the efficiency of routine excretory urography for detecting tumor recurrence in the upper urinary tract after cystectomy and urinary diversion for bladder cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment on: Holmium laser enucleation versus transurethral resection of the prostate: 3-year follow-up results of a randomized clinical trial
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Eur Urol 52:1463. 2007
  41. doi request reprint Re: Indwelling ureteral stents and sexual health: a prospective, multivariate analysis. M. C. Sighinolfi, S. Micali, S. De Stefani, A. Mofferdin, M. Grande, M. Giacometti, N. Ferrari, M. Rivalta and G. Bianchi. J Urol 2007; 178: 229-231
    Gianluca Giannarini
    J Urol 180:1188-9; author reply 1189-90. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Re: Long-term follow-up and clinical characteristics of testicular Leydig cell tumor: experience with 24 cases
    Gianluca Giannarini
    J Urol 177:1955. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Re: A randomized controlled trial of topical glyceryl trinitrate before transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy of the prostate
    Gianluca Giannarini
    BJU Int 101:127-9. 2008