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Improved detection of urothelial carcinoma in situ with hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy.
PURPOSE In this European multicenter study we compared hexaminolevulinate (HAL) fluorescence cystoscopy and standard white light cystoscopy for the detection of carcinoma in situ (CIS) in patientsExpand
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Decrease of mitochondrial DNA content and energy metabolism in renal cell carcinoma.
To elucidate the relationship between tumor genesis and the mitochondrial energy metabolism in renal neoplasms, we studied three individual enzyme activities of the oxidative phosphorylation, twoExpand
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Nucleosomes in serum of patients with benign and malignant diseases
High quantities of mono‐ and oligonucleosomes circulate in the blood of patients with malignant tumors. For their direct quantification in serum, we modified the Cell Death Detectionplus‐ELISA forExpand
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Late relapse of germ cell tumors after cisplatin-based chemotherapy.
BACKGROUND Sparse data are available with regard to the incidence, clinical characteristics, therapeutic management and prognosis of male patients with germ cell tumors, who relapse more than twoExpand
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Endoscopic vaporesection of the prostate using the continuous-wave 2-microm thulium laser: outcome and demonstration of the surgical technique.
BACKGROUND The potential of a new continuous-wave (CW) 70-W, 2.013-microm thulium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet (Tm:YAG) laser for the endoscopic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) isExpand
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Risks and complications in 160 living kidney donors who underwent nephroureterectomy.
BACKGROUND The rate of living donor renal transplantations has increased. However, in view of the possible complications, the question as to whether the condition of the recipient justifies operationExpand
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New aspect of photodynamic diagnosis of bladder tumors: fluorescence cytology.
OBJECTIVES To establish a new diagnostic method for the detection and follow-up of bladder cancer that combines the principles of photodynamic diagnosis and urinary cytology. METHODS WeExpand
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Head‐to‐head comparison of retropubic, perineal and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
Objective:  As more patients are diagnosed with prostate cancer at an early stage, it is becoming increasingly important to refine the technique of surgical excision. For this purpose we haveExpand
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Mitochondrial DNA mutations in renal cell carcinomas revealed no general impact on energy metabolism
Previously, renal cell carcinoma tissues were reported to display a marked reduction of components of the respiratory chain. To elucidate a possible relationship between tumourigenesis andExpand
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Role of 5‐aminolevulinic acid in the detection of urothelial premalignant lesions
The authors evaluated the role of 5‐aminolevulinic acid (5‐ALA)‐induced fluorescence endoscopy (AFE) in the detection of flat urothelial lesions in light of the suggestions made for flat neoplasticExpand
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