Giuseppe Martorana

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Role of nephron sparing surgery in the treatment of centrally located renal tumors
    Giuseppe Martorana
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:51-5. 2004
  2. doi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. doi (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
  7. doi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications90

  1. ncbi Role of nephron sparing surgery in the treatment of centrally located renal tumors
    Giuseppe Martorana
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:51-5. 2004
    ..We retrospectively evaluate the value of tumor location on technical and oncological results, particularly in patients with elective indication...
  2. doi 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
    ....
  3. doi 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...
  4. doi 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
    ....
  5. doi 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...
  6. doi (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
    ....
  7. doi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. doi 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
    ....
  12. doi 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)...
  13. ncbi Prognostic value of lymphovascular invasion in bladder cancer in patients treated with radical cystectomy
    Fabiano Palmieri
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Pelagio Palagi 9 Street, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:2973-6. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the prognostic role of LVI at final pathology...
  14. doi 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. ..
  15. doi 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. ..
  16. doi 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)...
  17. doi 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi Factors predicting continence recovery 1 month after radical prostatectomy: results of a multicenter survey
    Mauro Gacci
    Department of Urology, University of Florence, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Int J Urol 18:700-8. 2011
    ..To assess the factors associated with continence recovery 1 month after radical prostatectomy (RP) and to identify the correlation between these factors...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. doi Adverse Features and Competing Risk Mortality in Patients With High-Risk Prostate Cancer
    Valerio Vagnoni
    Department of Urology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer . 2016
    ..To assess survival and competing causes of mortality in prostate cancer (PCa) patients referred to radical prostatectomy through a combination of unfavorable characteristics...
  22. doi 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)...
  23. doi 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
    ....
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi Influence of trigger PSA and PSA kinetics on 11C-Choline PET/CT detection rate in patients with biochemical relapse after radical prostatectomy
    Paolo Castellucci
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Hematology Oncology and Laboratory Medicine Department, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Nucl Med 50:1394-400. 2009
    ....
  26. doi 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)...
  27. doi 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...
  28. doi 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. doi (18)F-FACBC (anti1-amino-3-(18)F-fluorocyclobutane-1-carboxylic acid) versus (11)C-choline PET/CT in prostate cancer relapse: results of a prospective trial
    Cristina Nanni
    Nuclear Medicine, AOU Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via Massarenti, 9 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 43:1601-10. 2016
    ..To compare the accuracy of (18)F-FACBC and (11)C-choline PET/CT in patients radically treated for prostate cancer presenting with biochemical relapse...
  32. ncbi 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
    ....
  33. doi 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...
  34. doi 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
    ....
  35. doi 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...
  36. doi 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
    ....
  37. doi 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...
  38. doi 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...
  39. doi 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...
  40. doi 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
    ....
  41. doi External validation of the preoperative Karakiewicz nomogram in a large multicentre series of patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Paolo Gontero
    Department of Urology, Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, A O U San Giovanni Battista Molinette, C so Bramante 88 90, 10126, Turin, Italy
    World J Urol 31:1285-90. 2013
    ....
  42. doi 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...
  43. ncbi 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...
  44. ncbi The role of pelvic lymph node dissection during radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 31:271-5. 2011
    ..Radical cystectomy is the standard treatment for patients with invasive bladder cancer. Many aspects regarding the role of concomitant pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND), its extension and the oncological impact are still under discussion...
  45. ncbi Variations in blood ghrelin levels in prostate cancer patients submitted to hormone suppressive treatment
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 29:1345-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the relationship existing between ghrelin and testosterone, insulin, and PSA in prostate adenocarcinoma...
  46. doi Role of Inter-Observer Variability and Quantification of Muscularis Propria in the Pathological Staging of Bladder Cancer
    Francesca Giunchi
    Pathology Service, Addarii Institute of Oncology, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 14:e307-12. 2016
    ..Pathological staging of bladder cancer (BC) on trans-urethral bladder resection (TURB) specimens is critical for the indication of radical cystectomy (RC)...
  47. doi Predicting survival in node-positive prostate cancer after open, laparoscopic or robotic radical prostatectomy: A competing risk analysis of a multi-institutional database
    Riccardo Schiavina
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Urol 23:1000-1008. 2016
    ..To investigate cancer-specific mortality and other-cause mortality in prostate cancer patients with nodal metastases...
  48. ncbi 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...
  49. doi 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...
  50. ncbi Pelvic floor rehabilitation for continence recovery after radical prostatectomy: role of a personal training re-educational program
    Debora Marchiori
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, 40100 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:553-6. 2010
    ..We investigated if a post surgery tutored and personal trained pelvic floor re-educational program improves continence recovery more than pelvic floor exercises performed by patients on their own...
  51. ncbi Can the multiphasic computed tomography be useful in the clinical management of small renal masses?
    Caterina Gaudiano
    Department of Radiology, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Radiol . 2016
    ..Computed tomography (CT) is widely used for investigating renal tumors even if its ability to differentiate among the different subtypes has not yet been definitively established...
  52. doi 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...
  53. doi A multicentre matched-pair analysis comparing robot-assisted versus open partial nephrectomy
    Vincenzo Ficarra
    Department of Urology, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    BJU Int 113:936-41. 2014
    ....
  54. doi 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)...
  55. doi 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...
  56. doi 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...
  57. doi 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...
  58. ncbi Male to female gender reassignment: modified surgical technique for creating the neoclitoris and mons veneris
    Marcello Soli
    Department of Andrology, University of Bologna, S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Sex Med 5:210-6. 2008
    ..The principal goal of surgical techniques for male to female gender reassignment is to provide aesthetic and functional external female genitalia...
  59. ncbi 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...
  60. ncbi Preperitoneal prosthetic mesh hernioplasty for the simultaneous repair of inguinal hernia during prostatic surgery: experience with 172 patients
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Urol Int 75:38-42. 2005
    ..We report our experience with posterior preperitoneal prosthetic hernioplasty for inguinal hernia in patients undergoing concomitant pelvic surgery for prostatic pathologies...
  61. ncbi Liposarcoma of the spermatic-cord: description of two clinical cases and review of the literature
    Michele Malizia
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 77:115-7. 2005
    ..In this paper we describe our experience of two cases treated at our Department between 1995 and 2002 and discuss about the clinical management of this misleading tumor in the light of the several experiences reported in literature...
  62. doi 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...
  63. doi 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...
  64. ncbi 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 The prognostic role of lymphovascular invasion in urothelial-cell carcinoma of upper and lower urinary tract
    Eugenio Brunocilla
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 31:3503-6. 2011
    ..We assess the impact and the role of lymphovascular invasion (LVI) on the prognosis of patients treated for lower and upper tract urothelial carcinoma by reviewing the literature curentable...
  66. ncbi Tissue-resonance interaction method for the noninvasive diagnosis of prostate cancer: analysis of a multicentre clinical evaluation
    Luigi Da Pozzo
    Department of Urology, University Vita Salute H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    BJU Int 100:1055-9. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi 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)...
  68. ncbi 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
    ....
  69. ncbi Management of thyroid nodules as secondary involvement of renal cell carcinoma: case report and literature review
    Roberta De Stefano
    General Surgery Unit G Dossetti Hospital, 40053 Bazzano, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 29:473-6. 2009
    ..Here, a case report of a solitary RCC thyroid metastatic nodule associated with an omolateral internal jugular neoplastic thrombosis is presented together with a review of the literature on this matter...
  70. ncbi Uro-gramma: the importance of updating the predictive model
    Domenico Viola
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:19-24. 2004
    ..Aim of this study is to improve Uro-gramma, updating it, to take into account the continuous evolution of the population...
  71. ncbi Alpha 1 antichymotrypsin genotype is associated with increased risk of prostate carcinoma and PSA levels
    Federico Licastro
    Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna Via S Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:395-9. 2008
    ..Recent studies have shown that many inflammatory genes are associated with the risk of PCa. Alpha 1 antichymotrypsin (ACT) is an acute phase protein and it is part of the circulating prostate specific antigen (PSA)...
  72. ncbi Usefulness of the (F/T)/PSA density ratio to detect prostate cancer
    Salvatore Veneziano
    Department of Radiology, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Urol Int 74:13-8. 2005
    ..To improve the specificity of PSA, a new parameter, based on the combination of free/total PSA (F/T) with PSA density, is proposed...
  73. 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...
  74. doi 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...
  75. doi Patients' desire to preserve sexual activity and final decision for a nerve-sparing approach: results from the MIRROR (Multicenter Italian Report on Radical Prostatectomy Outcomes and Research) Study
    Ciro Imbimbo
    Department of Urology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:1495-502. 2011
    ..Preservation of sexual function after surgery represents a major issue for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  76. ncbi Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the urinary bladder: case report and review of the literature
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 28:1369-72. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi Systematic development of clinical practice guidelines for prostate biopsies: a 3-year Italian project
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Palagi Str 9, 40100, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 27:659-66. 2007
    ..The only available method to detect prostate cancer is prostate biopsy; however, to our knowledge, no evidence-based clinical practice guidelines have been established on this topic...
  78. ncbi Urinary apparatus tumours and asbestos: the Ramazzini Institute caseload
    Michelina Lauriola
    Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Center, Ramazzini Institute, Bentivoglio, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 84:189-96. 2012
    ..We here present 23 cases of work exposure to asbestos in a range of exposure scenarios where the workers developed tumours of the kidney and bladder. The cases came to the attention of the Ramazzini Institute casually...
  79. ncbi A case of tumor of the penis: interstitial brachitherapy after conservative surgical therapy
    Michele Malizia
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi General Hospital, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:177-8. 2004
    ..This procedure is associated to remarkable psycosessuals problems that greatly affect the quality of life. We bring back a case with organ sparing conservative treatment...
  80. ncbi Rehabilitation therapy and urinary incontinence after radical retropubic prostatectomy. A critical review of the literature
    Domenico Viola
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Urol Int 76:193-8. 2006
    ..To assess the efficacy and evidence-based data in the literature about rehabilitation therapy in patients with post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence...
  81. ncbi Hematoma into peritoneum following transrectal echo-guide prostate biopsy inducing lower abdominal and urinary tract symptoms
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 78:29-31. 2006
    ..In fact, this is considered a safe procedure in which generally mild complications occur and they stop spontaneously...
  82. ncbi 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...
  83. ncbi BSP-PC (Bononian Satisfaction Profile--Prostate Cancer): development and validation of a "disease-specific" questionnaire for the evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients with prostate cancer
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 75:187-94. 2003
    ..The BSP-PC items are mainly related to the subjects' satisfaction. As far as we know, it does not exist any disease specific instrument based on such aspect...
  84. ncbi Development and validation of the BSP-BPH (Bononian Satisfaction Profile--Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) a "disease-specific" questionnaire for the evaluation of health related quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Alessandro Bertaccini
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:103-9. 2004
    ..The innovation of this questionnaire is that the patients' scores achieved are related to their subjective satisfaction...
  85. ncbi A novel spectral ultrasonic differentiation method for marking regions of interest in biological tissue: in vitro results for prostate
    Roberto Ponchietti
    Department of Urology, University of Siena, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:147-53. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a new method of spectral analysis of the radiofrequency (RF) ultrasonic echo signal in discriminating neoplastic from non-neoplastic tissue of the prostate gland...
  86. ncbi Gemcitabine plus mitoxantrone and prednisone in the palliative treatment of hormone-resistant prostate cancer (HRPC): A phase II study (GOAM 01.01 study)
    Antonia Cricca
    Medical Oncology Unit, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 26:2301-6. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: oncological evaluation in the early phase of the learning curve comparing to retropubic approach
    Giuseppe Martorana
    Department of Urology, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 76:1-5. 2004
    ..In this study we report our initial experience with laparoscopic surgery focusing on the oncological assessments and comparing these results to those of the retropubic approach...
  88. ncbi [Adjuvant hormone therapy in prostatic cancer: after treatment with curative intent. The viewpoint of the urologist]
    Giuseppe Martorana
    Cattedra e Scuola di Specializzazione in Urologia, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Anestesiologiche, Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna
    Recenti Prog Med 93:179-82. 2002
  89. ncbi Familial occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease in celiac disease
    Mario Cottone
    Clinica Medica R, University of Palermo, Ospedale V Cervello, Palermo, Italy
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 9:321-3. 2003
    ..The authors have previously reported a possible increased risk of the familial occurrence of Crohn's disease in patients with celiac disease...
  90. ncbi Checkpoint effectors CDKN1A and Gadd45 correlate with oxidative DNA damage in human prostate carcinoma
    Catia Giovannini
    Center for Applied Biomedical Research CRBA, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Anticancer Res 24:3955-60. 2004
    ..Although cellular oxidative stress is a major cause of DNA damage, it is still not clear to what degree it affects genetic instability and malignant progression in established prostate carcinoma (PCa)...