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CURRENT ISSUEMINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA

A Journal on Nephrology and Urology


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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0393-2249

Online ISSN 1827-1758


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Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Feb 14

Impact of a bladder cuff excision during radical nephroureterectomy on cancer specific survival in the patients with upper tract urothelial cancer in Korea: a retrospective, multi-institutional study

Yun-Sok HA, Jae-Wook CHUNG, Seock H. CHOI, Jun N. LEE, Bum S. KIM, Tae-Hwan KIM, Eun S. YOO, Tae G. KWON, Seok-Soo BYUN, Young D. CHOI, Ho W. KANG, Seok J. YUN, Wun-Jae KIM, Hyun T. KIM *


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Feb 01

From “gold standard” resection to reproducible “future standard” endoscopic enucleation of the prostate (EEP): what we know about anatomical enucleation

Richard NASPRO *, Fernando GOMEZ SANCHA, Michele MANICA, Agostino MENEGHINI, Sascha AHYAI, Tevita AHO, Cristian FIORI, Ivano VAVASSORI, Luigi F. DA POZZO, Vito PANSADORO, Francesco MONTORSI, Thomas R. HERRMANN


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Feb 01

Life-threatening complications after ureteroscopy for urinary stones: survey and revision of the current literature

Luca CINDOLO, Pietro CASTELLAN *, Giulia PRIMICERI, Andras HOZNEK, Cecilia M. CRACCO, Cesare M. SCOFFONE, Antonio GALFANO, Giovanni PETRALIA, Michele DE ANGELIS, Filippo ANNINO, Emilio MALACASA, Luigi CORMIO, Pietro ACQUATI, Elisa DE LORENZIS, Orazio MAUGERI, Giuseppe ARENA, Antonio CELIA, Guido GIUSTI, Luigi SCHIPS


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Jan 26

Positive surgical margins and local recurrence after simple enucleation and standard partial nephrectomy for malignant renal tumors: systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of prevalence

Andrea MINERVINI, Riccardo CAMPI *, Francesco SESSA, Ithaar DERWEESH, Jihad H. KAOUK, Andrea MARI, Koon H. RHA, Maurizio SESSA, Alessandro VOLPE, Marco CARINI, Robert G. UZZO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Jan 26

Rigid-only versus combined rigid and flexible percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL): a systematic review

Cecilia M. CRACCO *, Thomas KNOLL, Evangelos N. LIATSIKOS, Palle J. OSTHER, Arthur D. SMITH, Roberto M. SCARPA, Cesare M. SCOFFONE


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Jan 26

Reducing the rate of biopsy Gleason undergrading may not improve biochemical recurrence rates in active surveillance candidates

Roderick C. VAN DEN BERGH *, Homayoun ZARGAR, Stijn HEIJMINK, Mike BOZIN, Declan G. MURPHY, Henk G. VAN DER POEL


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Jan 26

Presence and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms are inversely correlated with the risk of prostate cancer on prostate biopsy

Antonio CICIONE *, Luigi CORMIO, Francesco CANTIELLO, Italo M. PALUMBO, Cosimo DE NUNZIO, Estevao LIMA, Giuseppe UCCIERO, Giuseppe CARRIERI, Rocco DAMIANO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2017 Jan 24

Prevalence of chronic prostatic inflammation based on clinical diagnostic criteria in a real-practice setting: a nationwide observational study

Ferdinando FUSCO, Davide ARCANIOLO *, Anna RESTAINO, Irene LAURI, Corrado FRANZESE


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Dec 22

Cost effectiveness and robot-assisted urologic surgery: does it make dollars and sense?

Ryan W. DOBBS *, Brenden P. MAGNAN, Nikita ABHYANKAR, Ashok K. HEMAL, Ben CHALLACOMBE, Jim HU, Prokar DASGUPTA, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Simone CRIVELLARO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Dec 22

An exploratory analysis of the association between levels of hormones implied in steroid biosynthesis and activity of abiraterone in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Valentina BERTAGLIA, Marcello TUCCI *, Francesca VIGNANI, Consuelo BUTTIGLIERO, Emiliano AROASIO, Alfredo BERRUTI, Giorgio V. SCAGLIOTTI, Massimo DI MAIO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Dec 22

Risk factors for Gleason score upgrading following radical prostatectomy: a review of the current literature

David R. ALCHIN *, Declan MURPHY, Nathan LAWRENTSCHUK


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Dec 01

Green light vaporization of the prostate (PVP): is it an adult technique?

Aldo BRASSETTI, Cosimo DE NUNZIO, Nicolas BARRY DELONGCHAMPS, Cristian FIORI, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Andrea TUBARO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Dec 01

Bladder neck contracture after surgery for benign prostatic obstruction: a literature review

Luca CINDOLO, Michele MARCHIONI, Esteban EMILIANI, Piergustavo DE FRANCESCO, Giulia PRIMICERI, Pietro CASTELLAN, Luigi SCHIPS


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Nov 23

The influence of luts medical treatment on bph surgery: do we operate too late?

Fabrizio PRESICCE, Cosimo DE NUNZIO, Mauro GACCI, Roman SOSNOWSKY, Riccardo LOMBARDO, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Andrea TUBARO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Nov 23

Andrological complications following retroperitoneal lymphnode dissection for testicular cancer: a narrative review

Alessandro CRESTANI, Francesco ESPERTO, Marta ROSSANESE, Gianluca GIANNARINI, Nicola NICOLAI, Vincenzo FICARRA


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Nov 04

Treatment of osteoporosis secondary to hypogonadism in prostate carcinoma patients. A prospective randomized multicenter international study with Denosumab Vs Alendronate

Carlo DORIA, Giulia R. MOSELE, Federico SOLLA, Gianluca MAESTRETTI, Massimo BALSANO, Roberto M. SCARPA


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Nov 03

The role of detrusor overactivity in urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy: a systematic review

Antonio L. PASTORE, Giovanni PALLESCHI, Ester ILLIANO, Alessandro ZUCCHI, Antonio CARBONE, Elisabetta COSTANTINI


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 21

Our experience in the treatment of vertebral metastases from renal cell carcinoma: a retrospective study

Giulia R. MOSELE, Gianfilippo CAGGIARI, Roberto M. SCARPA, Carlo DORIA


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 21

Prognostic significance of NGAL in early stage chronic kidney disease

Taner BASTURK, Ozlem SARI, Yener KOC, Nezaket EREN, Mahmoud ISLEEM, Ekrem KARA, Mustafa SEVINC, Tamer SAKACI, Elbis AHBAP, Nuri B. HASBAL, Feyza B. CAGLAYAN, Abdulkadir UNSAL


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 21

Advantage of supine transgluteal approach for distal ureteral stone extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy: outcomes based on computerized tomography characteristics

Riccardo GALLI, Maria C. SIGHINOLFI, Salvatore MICALI, Eugenio MARTORANA, Marco ROSA, Alessando MOFFERDIN, Giampaolo BIANCHI


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 21

Current position of diagnostics and surgical treatment for upper tract urothelial carcinoma

Mieke T. BUS, Daniel M. DE BRUIN, Guido M. KAMPHUIS, Patricia J. ZONDERVAN, Maria P. LAGUNA PES, Theo M. DE REIJKE, Ton G. VAN LEEUWEN, Jean J. DE LA ROSETTE


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 12

Use of adjuvant chemotherapy in radical cystectomy patients aged >65 years: a population-based study from the surveillance epidemiology and end results (SEER)- medicare database

Jonas SCHIFFMANN, Maxine SUN, Giorgio GANDAGLIA, Zhe TIAN, Ioana POPA, Alessandro LARCHER, Alberto BRIGANTI, Michael MCCORMACK, Shahrokh F. SHARIAT, Francesco MONTORSI, Markus GRAEFEN, Fred SAAD, Pierre I. KARAKIEWICZ


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 12

Can we predict chemotherapy response in patients with metastatic testicular cancer? Role of thrombocytosis as a novel marker

Mehmet I. GOKCE, Murat MERMERKAYA, Evren SÜER, Faraj AFANDIYEV, Sümer BALTACI


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 05

The impact of nocturnal polyuria in older people with nocturnal LUTS

Ana L. LOPES MENDES, Veerle DECALF, Marie A. DENYS, Andrea TUBARO, Karel EVERAERT


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 05

Comparison of GreenLight laser and transurethral resection of the prostate baseline characteristics and outcomes: lessons learned from the Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society GreenLight Laser Study

Gordon MUIR, Jiri KLECKA, Daniel J. CULKIN, Gabriel H. BARUSSO, Jan KUMS, Claus BRUNKEN, Gregg EURE, Carlos RIOJA SANZ, Fernando GOMEZ SANCHA, Muharrem M. YILDIZ, Jean J. DE LA ROSETTE, on behalf of the CROES GLS Study Group


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Oct 05

Non-invasive ultrasound measurements in male patients with luts and benign prostatic obstruction: implication for diagnosis and treatment: a systematic review

Fabrizio PRESICCE, Cosimo DE NUNZIO, Mauro GACCI, Enrico FINAZZI AGRÒ, Andrea TUBARO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 29

Postoperative cystographic findings as an independent predictor of urinary incontinence three months after radical prostatectomy

Yun S. HA, Dong J. BAK, Jae W. CHUNG, Jun N. LEE, Se Y. KWON, Seock H. CHOI, Tae G. KWON, Tae H. KIM


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 29

Health related quality of life after radical cystectomy in women: orthotopic neobladder versus ileal loop conduit and impact of incontinence

Mohamed H. ZAHRAN, Diaa E. TAHA, Ahmed M. HARRAZ, Essam M. ZIDAN, Mona A. EL-BILSHA, Mohamed THARWAT, Ahmed S. EL HEFNAWY, Bedeir ALI-EL-DEIN


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 29

A system for the treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children

Paweł KROLL, Jacek ZACHWIEJA


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 28

New treatment strategies for benign prostatic hyperplasia in the frail elderly population: a systematic review

Simone ALBISINNI, Fouad AOUN, Thierry ROUMEGUÈRE, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Andrea TUBARO, Cosimo DE NUNZIO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 28

Robot assisted retroperitoneal lymph-node dissection after adjuvant therapy: different indications

Victor E. CORONA MONTES, Antonio L. PASTORE, Louis GAUSA, Oscar RODRÍGUEZ-FABA, Alberto BREDA, Joan PALOU


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 28

Basic methods for the assessment of the health related quality of life in uro-oncological patients

Roman SOSNOWSKI, Marta KULPA, Mariola KOSOWICZ, Fabrizio PRESICCE, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Andrea TUBARO, Cosimo DE NUNZIO, Tomasz DEMKOW


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 13

Development and validation of the Italian version of the intermittent self catheterization questionnaire

Giorgio SCIVOLETTO, Stefania MUSCO, Cosimo De NUNZIO, Giulio Del POPOLO on behalf of the Gruppo di Studio sul Cateterismo


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 13

Single massive abdominoscrotal hydrocele in adult: should be orchiectomy always performed?

Antonio CICIONE, Pietro SALDUTTO, Guevar MASELLI, Luigi ASCALONE, André SCHUMANN, Paolo FORNARA


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 13

Incidence and causes of urolithiasis in children between 0-2 years

Erkin SERDAROĞLU, Mahfuz AYDOĞAN, Kadriye ÖZDEMIR, Mustafa BAK


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 01

Randomized controlled study of selective tubeless minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy for upper urinary calculi

Ming LIU, Jianhua HUANG, Jingyi LU, Lanting HU, Zhengxin WANG, Weiguo MA, Jian ZHANG, Xiaofeng ZHAO, Xiao CHEN, Binjie SU


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 01

Does Hypoxis hemerocallidea mitigate renal histopathological injuries following highly active antiretroviral therapy? An experimental animal study

Ugochukwu OFFOR, Ayoola I. JEGEDE, Ismail O. ONANUGA, Edwin C. NAIDU, Onyemaechi O. AZU


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Sep 01

Efficacy of IDIProst® Gold, a formulation containing Serenoa repens, Crocus sativus and PMBE, in men with concomitant LUTS and ED

Giuseppe QUARTO, Arturo COLA, Sisto PERDONÀ


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Jun 29

Toll like receptors are essential for the control of endogenous retrovirus expression in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome

Massimiliano BERGALLO, Elisa LOIACONO, Stefano GAMBARINO, Paola MONTANARI, Ilaria GALLIANO, Rosanna COPPO


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Jun 29

Matrix metalloproteinase 9 and prostate-cancer risk : a meta-analysis of 1,059 participants

Fuling MA, Zhun WANG, Abdulalam ABDULARAB, Liang DAI, Yuanjie NIU, Ning JIANG


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Jun 29

Dimercaptosuccinic acid scan challenges in childhood urinary tract infection, vesicoureteral reflux and renal scarring investigation and management

Stylianos ROUPAKIAS, Xenophon SINOPIDIS, George TSIKOPOULOS, Ioannis SPYRIDAKIS, Ageliki KARATZA, Anastasia VARVARIGOU


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 May 10

Impact of pre-operative hormonal stimulation on post-operative complication rates after hypospadias repair: a meta-analysis

Min CHAO, Yin ZHANG, Chaozhao LIANG


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Apr 20

The effects of ultrafiltration and diuretic therapies on oxidative stress markers in patients with Cardio-Renal Syndrome

Tansu SAV, Faruk CECEN, Enver S. ALBAYRAK


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Apr 20

Duration of urethral catheterization after urethroplasty: how long is enough?

Filip POELAERT, Willem OOSTERLINCK, Anne F. SPINOIT, Nicolaas LUMEN


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2016 Mar 16

The case for salvage cystectomy after pelvic radiation

Carli E. CALDERONE, Seth P. LERNER, Jennifer M. TAYLOR


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2015 Dec 03

Plasma C1q/tumor necrosis factor-related protein 9; a promising biomarker for diabetic renal vascular injury

Fujita T., Watanabe H., Murata Y., Hemmi S., Yabuki M., Fuke Y., Satomura A., Soma M.


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2015 Oct 16

Ho:YAG Laser Endopyelotomy is effective for primary and secondary UPJOs

Feng C.-C., Dong G., Hang Z., Jiang H., Ding Q., Zhang Y., Wu Z.


Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2014 Jul 11

Patients with cardiac failure and female gender are most likely to start hemodialysis using a double lumen catheter

Grapsa E., Pantelias K., Vourliotou A., Tseke P., Pipili C., Deda E., Chiousi E., Tzanatos H.


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