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A systematic review of the association between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease.
CONTEXT Erectile dysfunction (ED) is considered a vascular impairment that shares many risk factors with cardiovascular disease (CVD). A correlation between ED and CVD has been hypothesized, and EDExpand
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Incidence, survival and mortality rates of stage-specific bladder cancer in United States: a trend analysis.
PURPOSE To examine the overall and stage-specific age-adjusted incidence, 5-year survival and mortality rates of bladder cancer (BCa) in the United States, between 1973 and 2009. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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The role of chronic prostatic inflammation in the pathogenesis and progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Several different stimuli may induce chronic prostatic inflammation, which in turn would lead to tissue damage and continuous wound healing, thus contributing to prostatic enlargement. Patients withExpand
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Long-term outcomes of salvage lymph node dissection for clinically recurrent prostate cancer: results of a single-institution series with a minimum follow-up of 5 years.
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer (PCa) patients with lymph node recurrence after radical prostatectomy (RP) are usually managed with androgen-deprivation therapy. Despite the absence of prospectiveExpand
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Prostate Cancer Registries: Current Status and Future Directions.
CONTEXT Disease-specific registries that enroll a considerable number of patients play a major role in prostate cancer (PCa) research. OBJECTIVE To evaluate available registries, describe theirExpand
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EAU-EANM-ESTRO-ESUR-SIOG Guidelines on Prostate Cancer-2020 Update. Part 1: Screening, Diagnosis, and Local Treatment with Curative Intent.
OBJECTIVE To present a summary of the 2020 version of the European Association of Urology (EAU)-European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)-European Society for Radiotherapy and OncologyExpand
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Comparative effectiveness of robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy cancer control.
BACKGROUND Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) remains controversial, and no improvement in cancer control outcomes has been demonstrated over open radical prostatectomy (ORP). OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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More extensive pelvic lymph node dissection improves survival in patients with node-positive prostate cancer.
BACKGROUND The role of extended pelvic lymph node dissection (ePLND) in treating prostate cancer (PCa) patients with lymph node invasion (LNI) remains controversial. OBJECTIVE The relationshipExpand
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Prediction of outcome following early salvage radiotherapy among patients with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy.
BACKGROUND Early salvage radiotherapy (eSRT) represents the only curative option for prostate cancer patients experiencing biochemical recurrence (BCR) for local recurrence after radicalExpand
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Impact of the Site of Metastases on Survival in Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
BACKGROUND Limited data exist on the impact of the site of metastases on survival in patients with stage IV prostate cancer (PCa). OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of metastatic phenotype atExpand
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