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Retropubic, laparoscopic, and robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a systematic review and cumulative analysis of comparative studies.
CONTEXT Despite the wide diffusion of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) and robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP), only few studies comparing the results of these techniquesExpand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies reporting urinary continence recovery after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.
CONTEXT Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) was proposed to improve functional outcomes in comparison with retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP) or laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP).Expand
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Preoperative aspects and dimensions used for an anatomical (PADUA) classification of renal tumours in patients who are candidates for nephron-sparing surgery.
BACKGROUND Besides clinical tumour size, other anatomical aspects of the renal tumour are routinely considered when evaluating the feasibility of elective nephron-sparing surgery (NSS). OBJECTIVEExpand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of studies reporting potency rates after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.
BACKGROUND Although the initial robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) series showed 12-mo potency rates ranging from 70% to 80%, the few available comparative studies did not permit anyExpand
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Prognostic value of histologic subtypes in renal cell carcinoma: a multicenter experience.
PURPOSE To analyze to what extent histologic subtype is of prognostic importance in renal cell carcinoma based on a large, international, multicenter experience. PATIENTS AND METHODS Four thousandExpand
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Updated systematic review and meta-analysis of the comparative data on colposuspensions, pubovaginal slings, and midurethral tapes in the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence.
CONTEXT Burch colposuspension, pubovaginal sling, and midurethral retropubic tape (RT) and transobturator tape (TOT) have been the most popular surgical treatments for female stress urinaryExpand
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Prognostic factors and predictive models in renal cell carcinoma: a contemporary review.
CONTEXT The natural history of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is highly unpredictable. Small renal masses may be accompanied by metastatic disease. Conversely, patients with locally advanced disease mayExpand
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Understanding pathologic variants of renal cell carcinoma: distilling therapeutic opportunities from biologic complexity.
CONTEXT Once believed to represent a uniform malignant phenotype, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is now viewed as a diverse group of cancers that arise from the nephron. OBJECTIVE To review theExpand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of perioperative outcomes and complications after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy.
CONTEXT Perioperative complications are a major surgical outcome for radical prostatectomy (RP). OBJECTIVE Evaluate complication rates following robot-assisted RP (RARP), risk factors forExpand
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A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials with antimuscarinic drugs for overactive bladder.
CONTEXT Anticholinergic drugs are commonly used in patients with overactive bladder (OAB) who do not achieve symptom relief and quality of life improvement with conservative management. SeveralExpand
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