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Over the last decade, urological researchers have been increasingly interested with, and driven by, the impact factor (IF) of the journal to which they are submitting. This bibliom[...]
Functional outcomes represent relevant criteria to evaluate the success of radical prostatectomy (RP) in the treatment of localised and locally advanced prostate cancer. Indeed, wh[...]
All training adds value. A craft-based specialty such as surgery has always recognised this. The advent of advanced minimally invasive surgical technology and techniques has provid[...]
Chronic inflammation is thought to play an aetiological role in tumorigenesis in several cancers including bladder, oesophagus and liver [1]. Molecular studies show that it plays a[...]
Fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography (FDG PET)/computed tomography (CT) in bladder cancer In this month’s issue Mertens et al. [1] present a retrospective analysis[...]
The work of Verdi et al. [1] published in this issue, shows the continuing quest to find a cellular substrate suitable for producing a tissue engineered replacement for detrusor sm[...]
Time waits for no man St. Marher, 1225 Urology is arguably the leading technology driven surgical specialty. This is no accident. As surgeons we have always looked towards minimal [...]
Transperineal magnetic resonance imaging – ultrasound fusion targeted biopsies (MRI-US FTB) of the prostate: the future of prostate diagnostics The prostate cancer diagnostic pathw[...]
Cancer-specific survival (CSS) in patients with RCC depends on important prognostic factors including specific clinical signs or symptoms, tumour-related factors and various labora[...]
In this international multi-institutional study, Park et al. [1] have retrospectively collected and analysed data about 101 patients who underwent laparoendoscopic single-site (LES[...]