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Etoposide, doxorubicin and cisplatin plus mitotane in the treatment of advanced adrenocortical carcinoma: a large prospective phase II trial.
To investigate the activity of etoposide, doxorubicin, and cisplatin plus mitotane in the management of advanced adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) patients, 72 patients with measurable disease notExpand
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Adrenal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.
A. Berruti1, E. Baudin2, H. Gelderblom3, H. R. Haak4, F. Porpiglia5, M. Fassnacht6 & G. Pentheroudakis7 on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Working Group* Medical Oncology, Department of Clinical andExpand
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Randomised controlled trial comparing laparoscopic and robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.
BACKGROUND The advantages of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) over laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) have rarely been investigated in randomised controlled trials. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Medical therapy to facilitate the passage of stones: what is the evidence?
CONTEXT Medical expulsive therapy (MET) for urolithiasis has gained increasing attention in the last years. It has been suggested that the administration of alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonistsExpand
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Laparoscopic versus open partial nephrectomy: analysis of the current literature.
OBJECTIVES To critically review the current scientific evidence about open partial nephrectomy (OPN) and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) to define the current role of these techniques in theExpand
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Renal Ischemia and Function After Partial Nephrectomy: A Collaborative Review of the Literature.
CONTEXT Partial nephrectomy (PN) is the current gold standard treatment for small localized renal tumors.; however, the impact of duration and type of intraoperative ischemia on renal function (RF)Expand
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Urology practice during COVID-19 pandemic.
The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and the disease it causes, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is generating a rapid and tragic health emergency in Italy due to the need toExpand
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Retrospective evaluation of the outcome of open versus laparoscopic adrenalectomy for stage I and II adrenocortical cancer.
BACKGROUND Although there is consensus that laparoscopy is the standard of care for the resection of benign adrenal tumours, there is controversy regarding the role of laparoscopy for the resectionExpand
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Use of haemostatic agents and glues during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional survey from the United States and Europe of 1347 cases.
OBJECTIVES Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) is a technically challenging procedure for the management of renal tumours. Major complications of LPN include bleeding and urine leakage.Expand
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Corticosteroids and tamsulosin in the medical expulsive therapy for symptomatic distal ureter stones: single drug or association?
OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical role of corticosteroids in the medical expulsive therapy of symptomatic distal ureteral stones. METHODS Between January 2004 and September 2005, 114 patients withExpand
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