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PURPOSE During the past 30 years, radiation therapy with 28 to 30 Gy for para-aortic and ipsilateral iliac node areas was the standard adjuvant treatment for clinical stage I seminoma after orchiectomy. However, late effects of radiotherapy prompted a search for alternative adjuvant treatment approaches, including surveillance and application of(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the ability of total prostate (TP) and transition zone (TZ) volume to predict the outcome of a repeat prostate biopsy in patients with serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels of 4 to 10 ng/mL. METHODS A total of 1137 patients were included and underwent transrectal ultrasound-guided needle sextant and two transition zone(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of high-energy transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) in the treatment of chronic urinary retention (CUR) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective cohort study, 29 patients with CUR due to BPH underwent high-energy TUMT. Prior to treatment and during a 12-week follow-up,(More)
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