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Role of prostate specific antigen and immediate confirmatory biopsy in predicting progression during active surveillance for low risk prostate cancer.
PURPOSE We evaluated predictors of progression after starting active surveillance, especially the role of prostate specific antigen and immediate confirmatory prostate biopsy. MATERIALS AND METHODSExpand
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The Wnt inhibitory factor 1 restoration in prostate cancer cells was associated with reduced tumor growth, decreased capacity of cell migration and invasion and a reversal of epithelial to
BackgroundAberrations in the Wnt pathway have been reported to be involved in the metastasis of prostate cancer (PCa) to bone. We investigated the effect and underlying mechanism of aExpand
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Ethnic differences in bladder cancer survival.
OBJECTIVE To examine trends in bladder cancer survival among whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asian/Pacific Islanders in the United States over a 30-year period. Racial disparities in bladder cancerExpand
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Temporal trends and predictors of pelvic lymph node dissection in open or minimally invasive radical prostatectomy
Pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) is an important component of prostate cancer staging and treatment, especially for surgical patients who have high‐risk tumor features. It is not clear how theExpand
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Long‐term follow‐up of 3‐month neoadjuvant hormone therapy before radical prostatectomy in a randomized trial
Study Type – Therapy (RCT)
Level of Evidence 1b
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Renal oncocytosis: management and clinical outcomes.
PURPOSE Renal oncocytosis is a rare pathological condition in which renal parenchyma is diffusely involved by numerous oncocytic nodules in addition to showing a spectrum of other oncocytic changes.Expand
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Initial comparison of robotic-assisted laparoscopic versus open pyeloplasty in children.
OBJECTIVES To compare the initial results of robotic-assisted laparoscopic versus open pyeloplasty in children with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. METHODS From June 2002 to July 2004, 8Expand
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Extended pelvic lymph node dissection in robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy: surgical technique and initial experience.
OBJECTIVES To describe, and show in the accompanying video segments, a technique for extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and report ourExpand
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Robotic versus standard laparoscopic partial/wedge nephrectomy: a comparison of intraoperative and perioperative results from a single institution.
PURPOSE Laparoscopic partial/wedge nephrectomy, similar to laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, is a technically challenging procedure that is performed by a limited number of expert laparoscopicExpand
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