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Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy--the experience of the German Laparoscopic Working Group.
PURPOSE To present the current status of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with respect to transferability, learning curve, and outcome. MATERIAL ANDExpand
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Infection reduction using antibiotic-coated inflatable penile prosthesis.
OBJECTIVES Inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) infection remains a devastating surgical complication. American Medical Systems recently introduced an IPP with a coating of minocycline HCL and rifampinExpand
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Comparable efficacy of once-daily versus on-demand vardenafil in men with mild-to-moderate erectile dysfunction: findings of the RESTORE study.
BACKGROUND Phosphodiesterase (type) 5 (PDE5) inhibitors are currently administered on demand for treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). Once-daily dosing has been suggested to benefit patients. Expand
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Effects of a 15-Month Supervised Exercise Program on Physical and Psychological Outcomes in Prostate Cancer Patients Following Prostatectomy
Purpose. Despite advanced medical treatment options, many prostate cancer patients are still confronted with unfavorable physical and psychological burdens. Physical exercise has proven to beExpand
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Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: prospective evaluation of the learning curve.
OBJECTIVE We prospectively evaluated the learning curve (LC) of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (L-RPE) regarding the improvements in operative times (OT) and technical difficulty inExpand
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The Real-Life Safety and Efficacy of vardenafil (REALISE) study: results in men from Europe and overseas with erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular or metabolic conditions.
INTRODUCTION The Real-Life Safety and Efficacy of vardenafil study is an international, open-label, prospective, noncomparative, noninterventional study in men with erectile dysfunction (ED). AIMExpand
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Long-term experience of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for refractory radio- or chemotherapy-induced haemorrhagic cystitis
BackgroundRadiotherapy and cyclophosphamide-induced haemorrhagic cystitis are rare but severe complications occurring in 3–6% of patients. Hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) has been demonstrated toExpand
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Erkrankt durch berufliche Exposition
Ob in Chemikalien oder Farbstoffen — wer krebserregenden Verbindungen der Aminoaromaten im Beruf ausgesetzt ist, dem droht ein Tumor der ableitenden Harnwege. Vermutet ein Arzt bei Patienten eineExpand
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Assessment criteria for compensation of occupational bladder cancer.
In Germany, more than 100 bladder tumor cases are annually recognized as occupational disease and compensated, given that medical experts regard exposure to carcinogenic aromatic amines as a likelyExpand
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Implementation and scientific evaluation of rehabilitative sports groups for prostate cancer patients: study protocol of the ProRehab Study
BackgroundAlthough treatment regimen have improved in the last few years, prostate cancer patients following a radical prostatectomy still experience severe disease- and treatment-related sideExpand
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