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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Jun 29

Comparison of prostate cancer detection rate at targeted biopsy of hub and spoke centers mpMRI: experience matters

Matteo DROGHETTI *, Lorenzo BIANCHI, Caterina GAUDIANO, Beniamino CORCIONI, Arianna RUSTICI, Pietro PIAZZA, Carlo BERETTA, Eleonora BALESTRAZZI, Francesco COSTA, Alberto FERUZZI, Marco SALVADOR, Francesca GIUNCHI, Michelangelo FIORENTINO, Rita GOLFIERI, Riccardo SCHIAVINA, Eugenio BRUNOCILLA

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Jun 16

Multicentric experience in Retzius-sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy performed by expert surgeons for high-risk prostate cancer

Antonio GALFANO *, Stefano TAPPERO, Christopher EDEN, Paolo DELL’OGLIO, Karen FRANSIS, Hongqian GUO, Keith KOWALCZYK, Mattia LONGONI, Rabii MADI, Koon H. RHA, Silvia SECCO, Xuefeng QIU, Rashid SAYYID, Aldo M. BOCCIARDI

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Jun 16

Adverse events related to antimuscarinics and beta-3-agonist: “real-life” data from the Eudra-Vigilance database

Cosimo DE NUNZIO *, Antonio NACCHIA, Carmen GRAVINA, Beatrice TURCHI, Giacomo GALLO, Alberto TRUCCHI, Ferdinando DI GIACOMO, Giuseppe DISABATO, Antonio FRANCO, Lorenzo ROVESTI, Riccardo LOMBARDO, Antonio CICIONE, Andrea TUBARO

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Original article  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Jun 16

Severe systemic disease of the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ (ASA) physical status system classification associated with delayed length of hospital stay in 1329 consecutive patients treated with radical prostatectomy for clinical prostate cancer

Antonio B. PORCARO *, Riccardo RIZZETTO, Clara CERRATO, Alessandro TAFURI, Andrea PANUNZIO, Nelia AMIGONI, Alberto BIANCHI, Sebastian GALLINA, Rossella ORLANDO, Alessandra GOZZO, Giacomo DI FILIPPO, Filippo MIGLIORINI, Stefano ZECCHINI ANTONIOLLI, Carmelo MONACO, Vincenzo DE MARCO, Vincenzo PAGLIARULO, Matteo BRUNELLI, Maria A. CERRUTO, Enrico POLATI, Alessandro ANTONELLI

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 May 27

The learning curve for open and minimally-invasive kidney transplantation: a systematic review by the European Association of Urology Young Academic Urologists kidney transplantation working group

Alessio PECORARO, Iulia ANDRAS, Romain BOISSIER, Vital HEVIA, Thomas PRUDHOMME, Sergio SERNI, Alberto BREDA, Riccardo CAMPI *, Angelo TERRITO, on behalf of EAU Young Academic Urologists (YAU) working group on Kidney Transplantation

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Original article  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 May 27

The Impact of Surgical Volume on Perioperative Safety After Urethroplasty: a population-based study

Giuseppe BASILE *, Pierre I. KARAKIEWICZ, Zhe TIAN, Radoš DJINOVIĆ, Francesco MONTORSI, Guido BARBAGLI, Pankaj JOSHI, Sanjay B. KULKARNI, Marco BANDINI

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Original article  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 May 27

Are nephrometry scores accurate for the prediction of outcomes in patients with renal angiomyolipoma treated with robot-assisted partial nephrectomy? A multi-institutional analysis

Alessandro ULERI *, Pietro DIANA, Giovanni LUGHEZZANI, Paolo CASALE, Alberto SAITA, Rodolfo HURLE, Massimo LAZZERI, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Cristian FIORI, Daniele AMPARORE, Paolo VERRI, Giuseppe ROSIELLO, Alex MOTTRIE, Geert DE NAEYER, Ruben DE GROOTE, James PORTER, Nicolomaria BUFFI

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 May 27

Long term comparative outcomes of partial nephrectomy and cryoablation in patients with solitary kidneys: a single-center analysis

Alp T. BEKSAC, Dillon CORRIGAN, Mahmoud ABOU ZEINAB, Ethan FERGUSON, Aaron KAVIANI, Zeyad R. SCHWEN, Jihad H. KAOUK *

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 May 27

Position-related anesthesiologic considerations and surgical outcomes of prone percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a review of the current literature

Arman TSATURYAN, Theofanis VRETTOS, Begona BALLESTA MARTINEZ, Despoina LIOURDI, Marco LATTARULO, Evangelos LIATSIKOS *, Panagiotis KALLIDONIS

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Minerva opinion editorial  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Apr 26

Can Rezūm stand out as the most versatile and better performing minimally invasive treatment for the management of LUTS related to BPH?

Giampaolo SIENA, Riccardo TELLINI *, Luca CINDOLO

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Apr 26

Androgen deprivation therapy and cardiovascular risk in prostate cancer

Cosimo DE NUNZIO *, Cristian FIORI, Ferdinando FUSCO, Andrea GREGORI, Vincenzo PAGLIARULO, Filippo ALONGI

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Letter to the Editor  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Apr 06

Do we have enough evidence for approval of nadofaragene firadenovec?

Murat AKAND *, Frank VAN DER AA, Steven JONIAU

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Editorial comment  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Apr 06

Comment on: Perioperative and oncological outcomes of open radical nephrectomy and inferior vena cava thrombectomy with liver mobilization and Pringle maneuver for Mayo III level tumor thrombus: single institution study

Marina M. TABBARA, Javier GONZALEZ, Gaetano CIANCIO *

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Apr 06

“Augmented reality” applications in urology: a systematic review

Sidney ROBERTS, Aditya DESAI, Enrico CHECCUCCI, Stefano PULIATTI, Mark TARATKIN, Karl-Friedrich KOWALEWSKI, Juan GOMEZ RIVAS, Ines RIVERO, Domenico VENEZIANO, Riccardo AUTORINO, Francesco PORPIGLIA, Inderbir S. GILL, Giovanni E. CACCIAMANI *

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Apr 06

Neoadjuvant systemic therapy in patients undergoing nephroureterectomy for urothelial cancer: a multidisciplinary systematic review and critical analysis

Zhenjie WU, Mingmin LI, Linhui WANG *, Asit PAUL, Jay D. RAMAN, Andrea NECCHI, Sarah P. PSUTKA, Carlo BUONERBA, Homayoun ZARGAR, Peter C. BLACK, Ithaar H. DERWEESH, Maria C. MIR, Robert G. UZZO, Savio D. PANDOLFO, Riccardo AUTORINO, Giuseppe DI LORENZO

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Letter to the Editor  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Mar 11

Perioperative outcomes after radical prostatectomy; does the surgical approach change the impact of hospital volume? A nationwide analysis

Michael BABOUDJIAN *, Bastien GONDRAN-TELLIER, Annabelle GRABIA, Eric BARRET, Jean-Baptiste BEAUVAL, Laurent BRUREAU, Gilles CREHANGE, Charles DARIANE, Gaëlle FIARD, Gaëlle FROMONT, Mathieu GAUTHE, Romain MATHIEU, Raphaële RENARD-PENNA, Guilhem ROUBAUD, Alain RUFFION, Paul SARGOS, Charles-Edouard LEQUEU, Morgan ROUPRET, Guillaume PLOUSSARD

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Letter to the Editor  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Mar 11

Robotic intracorporeal Padua ileal neobladder vs Florin pouch: head to head comparison of mid-term urodynamic and functional profiles at two high-volume centers

Umberto ANCESCHI *, Fabrizio DI MAIDA, Rocco S. FLAMMIA, Barbara BIGAZZI, Antonio A. GROSSO, Claudia FEDE SPICCHIALE, Andrea MARI, Aldo BRASSETTI, Gabriele TUDERTI, Maria C. FERRIERO, Alfredo M. BOVE, Leonardo MISURACA, Riccardo MASTROIANNI, Manuela MATTIOLI, Andrea FUSCHI, Enrico FINAZZI AGRÒ, Cosimo DE NUNZIO, Antonio L. PASTORE, Andrea MINERVINI, Giuseppe SIMONE

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Mar 11

Artificial intelligence to predict oncological outcome directly from hematoxylin & eosin-stained slides in urology: a systematic review

Frederik WESSELS, Sara KUNTZ, Eva KRIEGHOFF-HENNING, Max SCHMITT, Volker BRAUN, Thomas S. WORST, Manuel NEUBERGER, Matthias STEEG, Timo GAISER, Stefan FRÖHLING, Maurice-Stephan MICHEL, Philipp NUHN, Titus J. BRINKER *

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Original article  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Mar 11

Increase of continuous treatments and regional citrate anticoagulation during renal replacement therapy in the ICUs of the north-west of Italy from 2007 to 2015

Filippo MARIANO *, Paola INGUAGGIATO, Marco POZZATO, Ernesto TURELLO, Paola DAVID, Silvia BERUTTI, Massimo MANES, Gianluca LEONARDI, Massimo GAI, Alberto MELLA, Giorgio CANEPARI, Giacomo FORNERIS, Giulia STORACE, Maddalena BRUSTIA, Valentina PELLÙ, Valentina CONSIGLIO, Giuliana TOGNARELLI, Roberto BONAUDO, Bruno GIANOGLIO, Andrea CAMPO, Giusto VIGLINO, Angela MARINO, Stefano MAFFEI, Elisabetta ROSCINI, Giovanni CALABRESE, Mauro GHERZI, Marco FORMICA, Emanuele STRAMIGNONI, Mario SALOMONE, Guido MARTINA, Andrea SERRA, Chiara DEAGOSTINI, Silvana SAVOLDI, Antonio MARCIELLO, Vincenzo TODINI, Fabio CHIAPPERO, Patrizia VIO, Maurizio BORZUMATI, Luigina COSTANTINI, Oliviero FILIBERTI, Giulio CESANO, Roberto BOERO, Corrado VITALE, Doriana CHIARINOTTI, Marco MANGANARO, Luca BESSO, Stefano CUSINATO, Dario ROCCATELLO, Luigi BIANCONE

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Review  

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Mar 11

Surgical management of chronic scrotal pain: a review of the current literature

William R. VISSER, Luriel SMITH-HARRISON, Brayden PAYNE, Ryan P. SMITH, Sarah C. KRZASTEK *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Feb 23

Stent-related symptoms in transplanted patients: milder, but detectable

Andrea BOSIO *, Eugenio ALESSANDRIA, Giuseppe PIZZUTO, Itria LAURETTA, Federico VITIELLO, Eugenia VERCELLI, Luigi BIANCONE, Paolo GONTERO

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Feb 11

Prognostic factors in metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer patients treated with Radium-223: a retrospective study

Tiziana ANGUSTI, Rosario F. DI STEFANO, Antonella PARENTE, Maristella BUNGARO, Fabio TURCO, Alessandro SAMUELLY, Chiara PISANO, Giorgio V. SCAGLIOTTI, Massimo DI MAIO, Marcello TUCCI *, Consuelo BUTTIGLIERO

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Feb 11

Propensity score-matched analysis comparing retrograde intrarenal surgery with percutaneous nephrolithotomy in anomalous kidneys

Ee J. LIM *, Jeremy Y. TEOH, Khi Y. FONG, Esteban EMILIANI, Nariman GADZHIEV, Dmitry GORELOV, Yiloren TANIDIR, Fabio SEPULVEDA, Abdullah AL-TERKI , Sanjay KHADGI, Abhay MAHAJAN, Deepak RAGOORI, Govindarajan RAMALINGAM, Vaddi C. MOHAN, Arvind P. GANPULE, Santosh KUMAR, Daniele CASTELLANI, Manoj MONGA, Scoffone CESARE, Fabio C. VINCENTINI, Olivier TRAXER, Bhaskar K. SOMAN I, Vineet GAUHAR

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 Open accessopen access

Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2022 Jan 31

International Alliance of Urolithiasis (IAU) guideline on percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Guohua ZENG, Wen ZHONG, Giorgio MAZZON, Simon CHOONG, Margaret PEARLE, Madhu AGRAWAL, Cesare M. SCOFFONE, Cristian FIORI, Mehmet I. GÖKCE, Wayne LAM, Kremena PETKOVA, Kubilay SABUNCU, Nariman GADZHIEV, Amelia PIETROPAOLO, Esteban EMILIANI, Kemal SARICA *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Nov 18

Enucleation vs vaporization of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a head-to-head comparison of the various outcomes and complications. A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mark TARATKIN, Anastasia SHPIKINA, Andrey MOROZOV, Alexey NOVIKOV, Igor FOKIN, Vladislav PETOV, Thomas RW HERRMANN, Vincent MISRAI, Lukas LUSUARDI, Jeremy Y. TEOH, Jonathan McFARLAND, Vasiliy KOZLOV, Dmitry ENIKEEV *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jul 15

A new model to assist decision-making of optimal antibiotics duration for treating asymptomatic bacteriuria or pyuria prior to retrograde intrarenal surgery

Zhijian ZHAO, Hongling SUN, Wei ZHU, Yang LIU, Wen ZHONG, Yongda LIU, Guohua ZENG *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jul 15

Bladder perforation during transurethral resection of the bladder: a comprehensive algorithm for diagnosis, management and follow up

Chiara LONATI *, Francesco ESPERTO, Roberto M. SCARPA, Rocco PAPALIA, Juan GÓMEZ RIVAS, Mario ALVAREZ-MAESTRO, Luca AFFERI, Christian D. FANKHAUSER, Agostino MATTEI, Renzo COLOMBO, Francesco MONTORSI, Alberto BRIGANTI, Wojciech KRAJEWSKI, Roberto CARANDO, Ekaterina LAUKHTINA, Jeremy Y. TEOH, Stefania ZAMBONI, Claudio SIMEONE, Marco MOSCHINI, on behalf of the European Association of Urology - Young Academic Urologists (EAU-YAU): Urothelial Carcinoma Working Group; European Association of Urology - European Society of Resident Urologists (EAU-ESRU)

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jul 15

Long-term followup of two-sided dorsal plus ventral oral graft bulbar urethroplasty: single center experience on 216 patients

Enzo PALMINTERI *, Mirko PRETO, Maria C. CLEMENTI, Federica MAZZOLENI, Lorenzo GATTI, Giovanni FERRARI, Luca CINDOLO

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jun 22

The impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on urinalysis parameters

Erhan DEMİRELLİ *, Mehmet G. SÖNMEZ, Doğan S. TOK, Sinan ÇETİN, Ercan ÖĞREDEN, Murat USTA, Safa AKYOL, Osman Ç. ÇİFTÇİ, Özay DEMİRAY, İlknur YAVUZ, Ural OĞUZ

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jun 11

Current trends in 2021 in surgical management of vesico-ureteral reflux in pediatric patients: results of a multicenter international survey on 552 patients

Ciro ESPOSITO, Atsuyuki YAMATAKA, Francois VARLET, Marco CASTAGNETTI, Aurelien SCALABRE, Laurent FOURCADE, Quentin BALLOUHEY, Simona NAPPO, Maria ESCOLINO *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jun 11

Assessment of predictors of renal cell carcinoma progression after nephrectomy at short and intermediate term follow-up and implication on surveillance protocols

Davide PERRI, Carlotta PALUMBO, Michele BILLIA, Paolo UMARI, Monica ZACCHERO, Daniele D’AGATE, Gianmarco BONDONNO, Alessandro VOLPE *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Jun 11

Non-tunneled catheter tip depth position in urgent hemodialysis. A randomized controlled trial

Héctor R. IBARRA-SIFUENTES *, José F. SÁNCHEZ-SERNA, Sergio A. CASTILLO-TORRES, Raymundo VERA-PINEDA, Jesús E. CUELLAR-MONTERRUBIO, Cesar O. PEZINA-CANTÚ, Sergio R. ALVIZURES-SOLARES, María G. RAMÍREZ-RAMÍREZ, José L. AVILA-VELÁZQUEZ, Elisa M. G. GUERRERO-GONZÁLEZ, Concepción SÁNCHEZ-MARTÍNEZ

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 May 05

Bulking agents for the treatment of recurrent stress urinary incontinence: a suitable option?

Maurizio SERATI, Alessandro GIAMMÒ, Roberto CARONE, Enrico AMMIRATI, Marilena GUBBIOTTI, Alessandro RUFFOLO, Stefano SALVATORE, Chiara SCANCARELLO, Fabiana CASTRONOVO, Giorgio CACCIA, Andrea BRAGA *, on behalf of the Italian Society of Urodynamics

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Apr 22

Surgeon preimplantation macroscopic graft appraisal improves risk stratification of deceased kidney donors: a prospective study

Enric MIRET *, Francesc MORESO, Nestor TOAPANTA, David LORENTE, Marina TRIQUELL, Teresa PONT, Santiago PÉREZ-HOYOS, Daniel SERÓN, Juan MOROTE, Enrique TRILLA

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Apr 22

Improving the stratification of intermediate risk prostate cancer

Luigi NOCERA *, Claudia COLLÀ RUVOLO, Lara F. STOLZENBACH, Marina DEUKER, Zhe TIAN, Giorgio GANDAGLIA, Nicola FOSSATI, Firas ABDOLLAH, Nazareno SUARDI, Vincenzo MIRONE, Markus GRAEFEN, Felix K. CHUN, Fred SAAD, Francesco MONTORSI, Alberto BRIGANTI, Pierre I. KARAKIEWICZ

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Mar 29

Can shock wave lithotripsy lead to impaction of ureteral stones?

Fatih AKKAS *, Emre SAM, Ali AYTEN, Feyzi A. ATAR, Ekrem GUNER

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Mar 29

Effect of vacation on urinary symptoms in health care workers: an Italian multicenter study

Cosimo DE NUNZIO *, Antonio NACCHIA, Riccardo LOMBARDO, Aldo BRASSETTI, Angela SICA, Valeria BALDASSARRI, Giorgio GUARNOTTA, Al Salhi YAZAN, Gabriele TUDERTI, Vincenzo LI MARZI, Enrico FINAZZI AGRÒ, Antonio PASTORE, Antonio CARBONE, Giuseppe SIMONE, Andrea TUBARO, on behalf of the publications committee of Italian Society of Urodynamics (SIUD)

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Mar 29

Non-adherence assessment to immunosuppressant therapy with a self-report questionnaire and intra-patient variability in renal transplantation: risk factors and clinical correlations

Alberto MELLA, Maria Cristina TORAZZA, Daniela FINOCCHIETTI, Fabrizio FOP, Anna ALLESINA, Caterina DOLLA, Roberta GIRAUDI, Luigi BIANCONE *

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Mar 29

The efficacy and tollerability of pollen extract in combination with hyaluronic acid and vitamins in the management of patients affected by chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a 26 weeks, randomized, controlled, single-blinded, phase III study

Tommaso CAI *, Luca GALLELLI, Erika CIONE, Paolo VERZE, Alessandro PALMIERI, Vincenzo MIRONE, Gernot BONKAT, Florian M. WAGENLEHNER, Truls E. BJERKLUND JOHANSEN

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Minerva Urology and Nephrology 2021 Mar 26

IncobotulinumtoxinA versus OnabotulinumtoxinA intradetrusor injections in patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity incontinence: a double-blind, randomized, non-inferiority trial

Antonella GIANNANTONI, Marilena GUBBIOTTI *, Emanuele RUBILOTTA, Matteo BALZARRO, Alessandro ANTONELLI, Vittorio BINI

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Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2021 Jan 13

Molecular biomarkers in the context of focal therapy for prostate cancer: recommendations of a Delphi Consensus from the Focal Therapy Society

Giancarlo MARRA, Maria Pilar LAGUNA, Jochen WALZ, Christian P. PAVLOVICH, Fernando BIANCO, Justin GREGG, Amir H. LEBASTCHI, Herbert LEPOR, Petr MACEK, Soroush RAIS-BAHRAMI, Cary ROBERTSON, Daniel RUKSTALIS, Georg SALOMON, Osamu UKIMURA, Andre L. ABREU, Yann BARBE, Xavier CATHELINEAU, Giorgio GANDAGLIA, Arvin K. GEORGE, Juan Gomez RIVAS, Rajan T.Gupta *, Nathan LAWRENTSCHUK, Veeru KASIVISVANATHAN, Derek LOMAS, Bernard MALAVAUD, Daniel MARGOLIS, Yoh MATSUOKA, Sherif MEHRALIVAND, Marco MOSCHINI, Marco ODERDA, Hazem ORABI, Ardeshir R. RASTINEHAD , Mesut REMZI, Ariel SCHULMAN, Toshitaka SHIN, Takumi SHIRAISHI, Abhinav SIDANA, Sunao SHOJI, Armando STABILE, Massimo VALERIO, Varaha S. TAMMISETTI, Wei Phin TAN, Willemien Van Den BOS, Arnaud VILLERS, Peter-Paul WILLEMSE, Jean de la ROSETTE, Thomas POLASCIK, Rafael SANCHEZ-SALAS *, on behalf of the Focal Therapy Society

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