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The University of California, San Francisco, announced in 2011 Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment Postsurgical (CAPRA-S) score which included pathologic data, but there were no results for comparing preoperative predictors with the CAPRA-S score. We evaluated the validation of the CAPRA-S score in our institution and compare the result with the(More)
BACKGROUND Although the PSA test has been used in Korea for over 20 years, the incidence of prostate cancer has risen, and the associated mortality has increased about 13-fold over the 20-year period. Also, several investigators have suggested that Asians in America are more likely to present with more advanced prostate cancer than Caucasians. We compared(More)
18-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) scans are commonly used for the staging and restaging of various malignancies, such as head and neck, breast, colorectal and gynecological cancers. However, the value of FDG PET/CT for detecting prostate cancer is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy and safety of vaporesection without a morcellator, and vapoenucleation with a morcellator in thulium laser prostatectomy for the treatment of benign prostatic obstruction. METHODS Between March 2010 and January 2013, 405 patients underwent thulium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser prostatectomy. Among these patients, 150(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the validity of the cancer of the prostate risk assessment (CAPRA) score, a newly developed nomogram for preoperative prediction of recurrence after radical prostatectomy, in a single institution in Korea. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively studied 115 men who had undergone radical prostatectomy as the first treatment for(More)
Ik Joon Choi, Sung Hwan Jung, Won Ik Seo, Pil Moon Kang, Soo Jin Jung, Jae Il Chung From the Departments of Urology and Pathology, College of Medicine, Inje University, Busan, Korea The simultaneous occurrence of a renal cell carcinoma and a urothelial carcinoma in the same kidney is uncommon. Here we report the case of a 79-year-old woman with ipsilateral(More)
18-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) scanning is a molecular imaging modality that provides images of physiological and metabolic processes (Bouchelouche and Oehr, 2008). FDG uptake depends on the cellular glucose metabolism via the GLUT transporter family; once taken up it is phosphorylated to form(More)
To evaluate the utility of transutricular seminal vesiculoscopy as a diagnostic and therapeutic option for symptomatic midline cyst of the prostate in patients with hematospermia and symptoms associated with prostatitis. From January 2005 to July 2013, 61 patients with symptomatic (hematospermia, pain on ejaculation, scrotal discomfort) midline cyst of the(More)
© Translational Andrology and Urology. All rights reserved. Transl Androl Urol, 2015;4(S1) www.amepc.org/tau because no proper tool to evaluate PVD even though many patients with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) complained the PVD clinically. This study is to assess the correlation between PVD & ED in men with LUTS. Methods: From October 2014 to February(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the characteristics of patients who received primary androgen deprivation therapy (PADT) for prostate cancer and the clinical efficacy of this treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred forty patients treated by PADT were reviewed. These patients could not receive definitive therapy owing to old age, patient need, and medical(More)