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Prostatic artery embolization for prostate volume greater than 80 cm3: results from a single-center prospective study.
OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical benefits and safety of prostatic artery embolization (PAE) in patients with prostate volume ≥80 cm(3) and Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) ≥2 and affected by benignExpand
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One‐sided anterior urethroplasty: a new dorsal onlay graft technique
To investigate the feasibility, tolerability, safety and efficacy of using a new surgical technique for the repair of anterior urethral strictures to preserve vascular supply to the urethra and itsExpand
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Ventral oral mucosal onlay graft urethroplasty in nontraumatic bulbar urethral strictures: surgical technique and multivariable analysis of results in 214 patients.
BACKGROUND The ventral oral mucosal onlay graft is suggested in proximal bulbar strictures where the thick spongiosum provides excellent support to the graft. Some technical steps used in thisExpand
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Current controversies in reconstructive surgery of the anterior urethra: a clinical overview.
We performed an overview of the surgical techniques suggested for the treatment of anterior urethral strictures using MEDLINE. In applying the MEDLINE search, we used the ″MeSH″ (Medical SubjectExpand
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Retrospective descriptive analysis of 1,176 patients with failed hypospadias repair.
PURPOSE To our knowledge epidemiological data on the incidence of failed hypospadias repair and the number of patients seeking further surgical treatment remain unknown. We report an observational,Expand
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A geographic analysis of male urethral stricture aetiology and location
The incidence of specific aetiologies of urethral stricture disease has been reported from a variety of series throughout the world. Most reported urethral stricture series are from singleExpand
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Histological evidence of urethral involvement in male patients with genital lichen sclerosus: a preliminary report.
PURPOSE Using pathological examination we evaluated the involvement of lichen sclerosus in urethral strictures in men. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed an observational, descriptive,Expand
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Long-term results of the surgical treatment of Peyronie's disease with Egydio's technique: a European multicentre study.
The long-term outcomes of 157 patients affected by Peyronie's disease (PD) who underwent penile straightening with Egydio's technique between January 2004 and December 2008 are reported. OnlyExpand
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Polyphenols: Key Issues Involved in Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is is the most common solid neoplasm and it is now recognized as one of the most important medical problems facing the male population. Due to its long latency and its identifiableExpand
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Long-term followup and deterioration rate of anterior substitution urethroplasty.
PURPOSE We investigated deterioration of the success rate of penile and bulbar substitution urethroplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective descriptive analysis of patients whoExpand
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