Declan G Murphy
- Complications in robotic urological surgeryD Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and School of Medicine, Kings College, London, UK
Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:191-8. 2007..This article reviews the current status of complications in robotic urological surgery with respect to both machine-related issues, and procedure-related issues...
- High-intensity focused ultrasound for localized prostate cancer: initial experience with a 2-year follow-upBenjamin J Challacombe
The Urology Centre, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
BJU Int 104:200-4. 2009..To report on the short-term functional and oncological results, from one institution, of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for treating localized prostate cancer...
- Salvage robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy following failed primary high-intensity focussed ultrasound treatment for localised prostate cancerDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Australia
J Robot Surg 2:201-3. 2008..His PSA remained undetectable 6 months postoperatively. Salvage RALP was feasible in this case with good functional and short-term oncological outcomes for the patient. ..
- Robotic technology in urologyD Murphy
Department of Urology, 1st Floor, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Hospital, London SE1 9RT, UK
Postgrad Med J 82:743-7. 2006..Future possibilities, including the prospects for nanotechnology in urology, are awaited...
- Robotic-assisted surgery for benign urological conditionsDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s Hospital and GKT Medical School, London, UK
ScientificWorldJournal 6:2573-80. 2006..The use of robotic assistance for benign urological procedures is less well documented. This article considers the current robotic technology and reviews the situation with regard to robotic surgery for benign urological conditions...
- [Equipment and technology in robotics]Declan Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, and King s College School of Medicine Department of Mechatronics, King s College London, UK
Arch Esp Urol 60:349-55. 2007..Experts in the associated fields of nanorobotics, mechatronics and virtual reality simulation simulation review the important future developments in these areas...
- Ablative and reconstructive robotic-assisted laparoscopic renal surgeryD Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, King s College London School of Medicine, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 62:1703-8. 2008..We have evaluated our own experience performing ablative and reconstructive laparoscopic renal surgery using the da Vinci system to determine its potential role...
- Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy with extracorporeal urinary diversion: initial experienceDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Eur Urol 54:570-80. 2008..The use of robotic technology for laparoscopic prostatectomy is now well established. The same cannot yet be said of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (RARC), which is performed in just a few centres worldwide...
- Robotically assisted laparoscopic pyeloplastyDeclan Murphy
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation, London, UK
BJU Int 102:136-51. 2008
- Outcomes after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomyDeclan G Murphy
The Urology Centre, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Great Maze Pond, London, UK
Asian J Androl 11:94-9. 2009..Functional outcomes also seem satisfactory, although randomized controlled trials are lacking. This paper reviews the current status of RALRP with respect to perioperative data and complications and oncologic and functional outcomes...
- Robotic technology in surgery: current status in 2008Declan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
ANZ J Surg 78:1076-81. 2008..Other surgical specialties will probably use this technology. Significant costs are associated with robotic technology and it is not yet widely available to public patients...
- Operative details and oncological and functional outcome of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: 400 cases with a minimum of 12 months follow-upDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
Eur Urol 55:1358-66. 2009..Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) using the da Vinci surgical system (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA) is increasingly used for the management of localised prostate cancer...
- Downsides of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: limitations and complicationsDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urological Oncology, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Eur Urol 57:735-46. 2010..Many reports of the safety and efficacy of this procedure have been published. However, there are few specific reports of the limitations and complications of RALP...
- An online psychological intervention can improve the sexual satisfaction of men following treatment for localized prostate cancer: outcomes of a Randomised Controlled Trial evaluating My Road AheadAddie C Wootten
Department of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Psychooncology . 2016..Prostate cancer treatment often results in significant psycho-sexual challenges for men following treatment; however, many men report difficulty in accessing appropriate care...
- Perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes after open and minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery: experience from AustralasiaPaul Cathcart
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 107:11-9. 2011..To systematically review the current literature concerning perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes reported after open and minimally invasive prostate cancer surgery specifically from institutions within Australasia...
- Positive surgical margins: rate, contributing factors and impact on further treatment: findings from the Prostate Cancer RegistrySue M Evans
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 114:680-90. 2014..To describe the characteristics of patients with and without positive surgical margins (PSMs) and to analyse the impact of PSMs on secondary cancer treatment after radical prostatectomy (RP), with short-term follow-up...
- Robotic radical prostatectomy as the initial step in multimodal therapy for men with high-risk localised prostate cancer: initial experience of 160 menStephen S Connolly
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 109:752-9. 2012..Although commonly managed by radiotherapy (RT) with prolonged androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), we hypothesize that initiation of multimodal therapy with RALP is oncologically efficacious and may allow many men to avoid ADT...
- Preliminary results of a randomised controlled trial of an online psychological intervention to reduce distress in men treated for localised prostate cancerAddie C Wootten
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Epworth Prostate Centre, Epworth Healthcare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Australian Prostate Cancer Research, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
Eur Urol 68:471-9. 2015..Prostate cancer (PCa) poses many emotional and physical challenges for men following treatment. The unmet support needs of these men are well documented, and access to psychosocial support remains problematic...
- Immunohistochemical study of the cavernous nerves in the periprostatic regionAnthony J Costello
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
BJU Int 107:1210-5. 2011....
- Prostate tumour volume is an independent predictor of early biochemical recurrence in a high risk radical prostatectomy subgroupMatthew K H Hong
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Pathology 43:138-42. 2011..To assess if accurately determined tumour volume variables could serve as independent predictors of early biochemical recurrence in high risk prostate cancer patients who underwent radical prostatectomy...
- Patterns of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Victoria from 2008 to 2011Sue M Evans
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 198:540-5. 2013..To describe patterns of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Victoria, Australia, between 2008 and 2011...
- Cadaveric analysis of periprostatic nerve distribution: an anatomical basis for high anterior release during radical prostatectomy?Emma E Clarebrough
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Urol 185:1519-25. 2011..We accurately quantified the distribution, precise localization and cross-sectional area of periprostatic neural tissue using cadaveric specimens...
- Robotic renal surgeryK Sairam
Department of Urology, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, King s College School of Medicine, London, UK
Minerva Urol Nefrol 60:185-96. 2008..Robotic NOTES is currently experimental. Robot assistance seems to have a role in reconstructive renal procedures such as pyeloplasty and partial nephrectomy, due mainly to the precise suturing ability...
- Sensitivity, Specificity, and Predictors of Positive 68Ga-Prostate-specific Membrane Antigen Positron Emission Tomography in Advanced Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysisMarlon Perera
Department of Surgery, Austin Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eur Urol 70:926-937. 2016..Owing to its limited history, robust sensitivity and specificity data are not available for 68Ga-PSMA PET-positive scans...
- Comparison of oncological and health-related quality of life outcomes between open and robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for localised prostate cancer - findings from the population-based Victorian Prostate Cancer RegistryWee Loon Ong
Department of Urology, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
BJU Int 118:563-9. 2016..To compare the short-term oncological and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) outcomes between open (ORP) and robot-assisted (RARP) radical prostatectomy in the population-based Victorian Prostate Cancer Registry...
- Patterns-of-care and health economic analysis of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in the Australian public health systemMarnique Basto
Division of Cancer Surgery, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
BJU Int 117:930-9. 2016..To compare patterns of care and peri-operative outcomes of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) with other surgical approaches, and to create an economic model to assess the viability of RARP in the public case-mix funding system...
- Focal therapy for localised prostate cancer: are we asking the correct research questions?Declan G Murphy
Division of Cancer Surgery, The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vict, Australia
BJU Int 109:1-3. 2012..The correct research questions have not yet been asked to establish either of these key principles underpinning focal therapy for localised prostate cancer...
- One hand is better than two: conversion from pure laparoscopic to the hand-assisted approach during difficult nephrectomyNishanthan Mahesan
King s College London, Guy s Campus, London, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 93:229-31. 2011..Hand-assisted laparoscopy (HAL) also offers the benefits to the patient of MIS. We have used HAL to convert from the pure laparoscopic approach during difficult nephrectomies, rather than converting to traditional open surgery...
- ProtecTion from overtreatment - does a randomised trial finally answer the key question in localised prostate cancer?Luke L Wang
Australian Urology Associates, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
BJU Int . 2016..This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
- Robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: initial Australasian experienceRohan Matthew Hall
Departments of Urology, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Vic, Australia
J Robot Surg 3:209-13. 2010..This is now our preferred approach for all patients opting for surgical management of UPJ obstruction. ..
- The urologist's role in multidisciplinary management of placenta percretaBriony L Norris
Department of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 117:961-5. 2016..To evaluate urological interventions in patients with placental adhesive disorders in our collaborative experience at a tertiary referral centre...
- "We Used a Validated Questionnaire": What Does This Mean and Is It an Accurate Statement in Urologic Research?Adam S Dowrick
Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre Epworth, Melbourne, Australia Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
Urology 85:1304-10. 2015..To educate a clinical audience of what the specific meaning of the term "validated questionnaire" means from a research methodology perspective when used in a journal article or a conference presentation...
- The social media revolution is changing the conference experience: analytics and trends from eight international meetingsSarah E Wilkinson
Prostate Cancer Research Group, Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
BJU Int 115:839-46. 2015..To analyse the use of Twitter at urology conferences to enhance the social media conference experience...
- The Melbourne Consensus Statement on the early detection of prostate cancerDeclan G Murphy
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Epworth Prostate Centre, Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre, Epworth Healthcare Richmond, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
BJU Int 113:186-8. 2014..The five consensus statements provide clear guidance for clinicians counselling their patients about the early detection of prostate cancer. ..
- High prostatic fascia release or standard nerve sparing? A viewpoint from the Royal Melbourne HospitalDeclan G Murphy
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Melbourne, Vic, 3052, Australia
J Robot Surg 2:181-5. 2008..Though excellent potency results have been reported for the "veil" technique from one institution, there is not sufficient anatomical evidence to support this technique over the standard technique of nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy. ..
- The current use of active surveillance in an Australian cohort of men: a pattern of care analysis from the Victorian Prostate Cancer RegistryMahesha Weerakoon
Epworth Prostate Centre, Epworth Healthcare, Richmond, Vic, Australia Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
BJU Int 115:50-6. 2015..To ascertain the treatment trends and patterns of care, for men with prostate cancer on active surveillance (AS) in Victoria, Australia...
- Identification of candidates for observationRoderick C N van den Bergh
aUtrecht University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands bPeter MacCallum Cancer Centre cRoyal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Curr Opin Urol 25:252-7. 2015..This review focuses on the most recent developments in the use of active surveillance and patient-specific factors that may be used to identify patients suitable for this strategy...
- Early urinary continence recovery after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in older Australian menMarnique Y Basto
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
BJU Int 114:29-33. 2014....
- My Road Ahead study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of an online psychological intervention for men following treatment for localised prostate cancerAddie C Wootten
Department of Urology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
BMC Cancer 14:83. 2014..This protocol describes a randomised controlled trial (RCT) that will evaluate the efficacy of this online intervention alone, the intervention in combination with a moderated online forum, and the moderated online forum alone...
- Laparoscopic upper urinary tract surgery for benign and malignant conditions. Does aetiology have an effect on health-related quality of life?A Sahai
Department of Urology, Guy s Hospital and KCL School of Medicine, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 61:2026-9. 2007..We present health-related quality of life (HRQoL) data on a cohort of patients undergoing upper urinary tract laparoscopy for a variety of benign and malignant conditions...
- Robotic assisted radical cystectomy: short to medium-term oncologic and functional outcomesP Dasgupta
Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, GKT School of Medicine, Guy s Hospital, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 62:1709-14. 2008..To report short- and medium-term oncological and functional outcomes of the first robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy (RARC) series from the UK...
- High-intensity focused ultrasound for treating prostate cancerPeter L Acher
Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
BJU Int 99:28-32. 2007