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Laparoscopic versus open nephroureterectomy: perioperative and oncologic outcomes from a randomised prospective study.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LNU) is increasingly being used instead of open nephroureterectomy (ONU) for the treatment of urothelial carcinoma (UC) of the upper urinary tract (UUT),Expand
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Robotic Intracorporeal Padua Ileal Bladder: Surgical Technique, Perioperative, Oncologic and Functional Outcomes.
BACKGROUND Robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) with intracorporeal neobladder reconstruction is a challenging procedure. The need for surgical skills and the long operative times have led toExpand
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Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for isolated adrenal metastasis
Purpose: To report oncological outcome of laparoscopic treatment of metastases to the adrenal gland Patients and Methods: We retrospectively reviewed a prospectively maintained database to evaluateExpand
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Diffusion‐weighted magnetic resonance imaging in patients selected for radical cystectomy: detection rate of pelvic lymph node metastases
Study Type – Diagnostic (exploratory cohort)
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Laparoscopic and robotic partial nephrectomy with controlled hypotensive anesthesia to avoid hilar clamping: feasibility, safety and perioperative functional outcomes.
PURPOSE We evaluated the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic and robotic assisted partial nephrectomy with controlled hypotensive anesthesia to avoid hilar clamping and eliminate renal ischemia.Expand
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Perioperative and mid-term oncologic outcomes of robotic assisted radical cystectomy with totally intracorporeal neobladder: Results of a propensity score matched comparison with open cohort from a
AIM In this study, we compared perioperative and oncologic outcomes of patients treated with either open or robot-assisted radical cystectomy and intracorporeal neobladder at a tertiary care center.Expand
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Robot-assisted Level II-III Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy: Step-by-Step Technique and 1-Year Outcomes.
BACKGROUND Level II-III inferior vena cava (IVC) tumor thrombectomy for renal cell carcinoma is among the most challenging urologic oncologic surgeries. In 2015, we reported the initial series ofExpand
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Urethra and Ejaculation Preserving Robot-assisted Simple Prostatectomy: Near-infrared Fluorescence Imaging-guided Madigan Technique.
BACKGROUND With the increasing adoption of novel technologies and anatomical techniques, surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) provides significant benefits in terms ofExpand
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Robot-assisted Partial Adrenalectomy for the Treatment of Conn's Syndrome: Surgical Technique, and Perioperative and Functional Outcomes.
BACKGROUND In the era of minimally invasive surgery, partial adrenalectomy has certainly been underused. We aimed to report surgical technique and perioperative, pathologic, and early functionalExpand
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Papillary type 2 versus clear cell renal cell carcinoma: Survival outcomes.
AIM To compare the cancer specific survival (CSS) between p2-RCC and a Propensity Score Matched (PSM) cohort of cc-RCC patients. METHODS Fifty-five (4.6%) patients with p2-RCC and 920 cc-RCCExpand
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