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Holmium laser enucleation versus transurethral resection of the prostate: results from a 2-center prospective randomized trial in patients with obstructive benign prostatic hyperplasia.
PURPOSE To our knowledge we report the first multicenter, prospective, randomized study comparing holmium laser enucleation (HoLEP) and transurethral prostate resection (TURP) for obstructive benign… Expand
European Association of Urology guidelines on priapism.
CONTEXT Priapism is defined as a penile erection that persists beyond or is unrelated to sexual interest or stimulation. It can be classified into ischaemic (low flow), arterial (high flow), or… Expand
Updated nomogram predicting lymph node invasion in patients with prostate cancer undergoing extended pelvic lymph node dissection: the essential importance of percentage of positive cores.
BACKGROUND Few predictive models aimed at predicting the presence of lymph node invasion (LNI) in patients with prostate cancer (PCa) treated with extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) are… Expand
Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate versus open prostatectomy for prostates >70 g: 24-month follow-up.
OBJECTIVE Prospectively evaluate perioperative outcomes and 2-yr follow-up after holmium laser enucleation (HoLEP) and standard open prostatectomy (OP) for treating benign prostatic… Expand
Erectile dysfunction prevalence, time of onset and association with risk factors in 300 consecutive patients with acute chest pain and angiographically documented coronary artery disease.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess erectile dysfunction prevalence, time of onset and association with risk factors in patients with acute chest pain and angiographically documented… Expand
EAU guidelines on penile curvature.
CONTEXT Penile curvature can be congenital or acquired. Acquired curvature is secondary due to La Peyronie (Peyronie's) disease. OBJECTIVE To provide clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and… Expand
Association between erectile dysfunction and coronary artery disease: Matching the right target with the right test in the right patient.
INTRODUCTION Evidence is accumulating in favour of a link between erectile dysfunction (ED) and coronary artery disease (CAD). This review attempts to identify which patients, among those with ED and… Expand
Dynamics of male sexual arousal: distinct components of brain activation revealed by fMRI
The peripheral mechanisms of male sexual arousal are well known. Recently, neuroimaging techniques, such as PET or fMRI, allowed the investigation of the subjacent cerebral mechanisms. In ten healthy… Expand
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Its Aetiologies
Abstract Context Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a well-known condition characterised by prostate growth accompanied by lower urinary tract symptoms. Several mechanisms seem to be involved in… Expand
Association between erectile dysfunction and coronary artery disease. Role of coronary clinical presentation and extent of coronary vessels involvement: the COBRA trial.
AIMS To investigate the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with CAD according to clinical presentation, acute coronary syndrome (ACS) vs. chronic coronary syndrome (CCS), and extent… Expand