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Will renorrhaphy become obsolete? Evaluation of a new hemostatic sealant

25 August 2022
Farinha R, De Groote R, Zondervan PJ, Paciotti M, Roozen E, Head S, Sarchi L,…
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Comparison between prone and supine nephrolithotomy in pediatric population: a double center experience

13 August 2022
Campobasso D, Bocchialini T, Bevilacqua L, Guarino G, Di Pietro C, Granelli P, Mezzogori D,…
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Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy feasibility and setting with the Hugo™ robot-assisted surgery system

10 June 2022
Sarchi L, Mottaran A, Bravi CA, Paciotti M, Farinha R, Piazza P, Puliatti S, De…
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Patients’ perceptions of quality of care delivery by urology residents: A nationwide study

2 May 2022
Mantica G, Chierigo F, Gallo F, Cocci A, Esperto F, Patruno G, Diminutto A, Cerasuolo…
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Development and Validation of the Metric-Based Assessment of a Robotic Dissection Task on an Avian Model

30 April 2022
Puliatti S, Amato M, Mazzone E, Rosiello G, De Groote R, Berquin C, Piazza P,…
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“Augmented reality” applications in urology: a systematic review

6 April 2022
Roberts S, Desai A, Checcucci E, Puliatti S, Taratkin M, Kowalewski KF, Gomez Rivas J, Rivero…
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Conservative treatment of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) in patients with imperative indications: not only an option

22 February 2022
Campobasso D, Puliatti S, Micali S, Maestroni UV PMID: 35272455 DOI: 10.23736/S2724-6051.22.04643-2 Abstract No abstract available
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Does quality assured eLearning provide adequate preparation for robotic surgical skills; a prospective, randomized and multi-center study

7 January 2022
Stefano Puliatti, Marco Amato, Rui Farinha, Artur Paludo, Giuseppe Rosiello, Ruben De Groote, Andrea Mari,…
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Laparoscopic assisted mini-ECIRS for ectopic kidney lithiasis: A case report and literature review

4 January 2022
Marco Amato, Pietro Piazza, Yves Deruyver, Lina Del Favero, Thomas Van den Broeck, Luca Sarchi,…
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Correction to: Concomitant robot-assisted laparoscopic surgeries for upper and lower urinary tract malignancies: a comprehensive literature review

14 December 2021
Simone Scarcella, Daniele Castellani, Pietro Piazza, Carlo Giulioni, Luca Sarchi, Marco Amato, Carlo Andrea Bravi,…
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The Click-On gamma probe, a second-generation tethered robotic gamma probe that improves dexterity and surgical decision-making

12 December 2021
Samaneh Azargoshasb, Simon van Alphen, Leon J Slof, Giuseppe Rosiello, Stefano Puliatti, Sven I van…
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Digital Frozen Sections with Fluorescence Confocal Microscopy During Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Surgical Technique

11 December 2021
Bernardo Rocco, Luca Sarchi, Simone Assumma, Alessia Cimadamore, Rodolfo Montironi, Luca Reggiani Bonetti, Filippo Turri,…
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Three-dimensional Model Reconstruction: The Need for Standardization to Drive Tailored Surgery

30 November 2021
Enrico Checcucci, Pietro Piazza, Salvatore Micali, Ahmed Ghazi, Alexandre Mottrie, Francesco Porpiglia, Stefano Puliatti, Uro-technology,…
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Simplified PADUA renal (SPARE) nephrometry score validation and long-term outcomes after robot-assisted partial nephrectomy

22 November 2021
Giuseppe Rosiello, Pietro Piazza, Stefano Puliatti, Elio Mazzone, Marco Amato, Victor Tames, Rui Farinha, Ruben…
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Concomitant robot-assisted laparoscopic surgeries for upper and lower urinary tract malignancies: a comprehensive literature review

8 November 2021
Simone Scarcella, Daniele Castellani, Pietro Piazza, Carlo Giulioni, Luca Sarchi, Marco Amato, Carlo Andrea Bravi,…
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Robotic-assisted versus open simple prostatectomy: Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies

7 November 2021
Simone Scarcella, Daniele Castellani, Vineet Gauhar, Jeremy Yuen-Chun Teoh, Carlo Giulioni, Pietro Piazza, Carlo Andrea…
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New Ultra-minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Systematic Review and Analysis of Comparative Outcomes

5 November 2021
Enrico Checcucci, Alessandro Veccia, Sabrina De Cillis, Federico Piramide, Gabriele Volpi, Daniele Amparore, Angela Pecoraro,…
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The Unsolved Issue of Reporting of Late Complications in Urology

4 November 2021
Pietro Piazza, Luca Sarchi, Stefano Puliatti, Carlo Andrea Bravi, Sophie Knipper, Alexandre Mottrie PMID: 34362581 DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2021.07.010…
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COVID-19 and slowdown of residents’ activity: Feedback from a novel e-learning event and overview of the literature

3 November 2021
Tommaso Calcagnile, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Luca Sarchi, Simone Assumma, Beatrice Filippi, Giulia Bonfante, Alessandra Cassani,…
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Bilateral kidney metastases from adenoid cystic carcinoma of lung: a case report and literature review

2 November 2021
Pietro Piazza, Artur de Oliveira Paludo, Stefano Puliatti, Giuseppe Rosiello, Rui Farinha, Marco Amato, Riccardo…
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Potential Contenders for the Leadership in Robotic Surgery

26 October 2021
Rui Farinha, Stefano Puliatti, Elio Mazzone, Marco Amato, Giuseppe Rosiello, Siddharth Yadav, Ruben De Groote,…
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Early Catheter Removal on Postoperative Day 2 After Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Updated Real-life Experience with the Aalst Technique

19 October 2021
Dries Develtere, Giuseppe Rosiello, Pietro Piazza, Carlo Andrea Bravi, Abhishek Pandey, Camille Berquin, Celine Sinatti,…
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Psychological distress among patients awaiting histopathologic results after prostate biopsy: An unaddressed concern

6 October 2021
Luca Sarchi, Ahmed Eissa, Stefano Puliatti, Marco Amato, Simone Assumma, Tommaso Calcagnile, Marco Ticonosco, Andrea…
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Comment on: “Fusion US/MRI prostate biopsy using a computer aided diagnostic (CAD) system”

5 October 2021
Tamir Sholklapper, Enrico Checcucci, Stefano Puliatti, Mark Taratkin, José Marenco, Karl-Friedrich Kowalewski, Juan Gomez Rivas,…
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Comment on: “Predictive factors for opioid-free management after robotic radical prostatectomy: the value of a single-port robotic platform”

5 October 2021
Stefano Puliatti, Pietro Piazza, Giovanni E Cacciamani, Juan Gómez Rivas, Mark Taratkin, José L Marenco, Ines Rivero Belenchon, Karl-Friedrich Kowalewski, Enrico Checcucci, Uro-Technology and…
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The Use of Augmented Reality to Guide the Intraoperative Frozen Section During Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy

4 October 2021
Lorenzo Bianchi, Francesco Chessa, Andrea Angiolini, Laura Cercenelli, Simone Lodi, Barbara Bortolani, Enrico Molinaroli, Carlo…
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Robot-assisted Cystectomy with Intracorporeal Urinary Diversion After Pelvic Irradiation for Prostate Cancer: Technique and Results from a Single High-volume Center

4 October 2021
Pietro Piazza, Giuseppe Rosiello, Victor Tames Chacon, Stefano Puliatti, Marco Amato, Rui Farinha, Riccardo Schiavina,…
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Digital Biopsy with Fluorescence Confocal Microscope for Effective Real-time Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Prospective, Comparative Study

4 October 2021
Bernardo Rocco, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Marco Sandri, Valentina Spandri, Alessia Cimadamore, Metka Volavsek, Roberta Mazzucchelli,…
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Urology Residents Simulation Training Improves Clinical Outcomes in Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy

1 October 2021
Artur de Oliveira Paludo, Pedro Knijnik, Pietro Brum, Eduardo Cachoeira, Antonio Gorgen, Lucas Burttet, Renan…
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The Impact of Previous Prostate Surgery on Surgical Outcomes for Patients Treated with Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

30 September 2021
Giuseppe Rosiello, Pietro Piazza, Victor Tames, Rui Farinha, Artur Paludo, Stefano Puliatti, Marco Amato, Elio…
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Feasibility of a telementoring approach as a practical training for transurethral enucleation of the benign prostatic hyperplasia using bipolar energy: a pilot study

29 September 2021
Marco Amato, Ahmed Eissa, Stefano Puliatti, Cristian Secchi, Federica Ferraguti, Marco Minelli, Agostino Meneghini, Isotta…
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A survey-based study on the spread of en-bloc resection of bladder tumors among IEA and ESUT members

11 August 2021
Giulia Bonfante, Stefano Puliatti, Maria C Sighinolfi, Ahmed Eissa, Silvia Ciarlariello, Riccardo Ferrari, Marco Ticonosco,…
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Toward autonomous robotic prostate biopsy: a pilot study

11 August 2021
Bogdan Maris, Chiara Tenga, Rudy Vicario, Luigi Palladino, Noe Murr, Michela De Piccoli, Andrea Calanca,…
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A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Impact of Proficiency-based Progression Simulation Training on Performance Outcomes

1 August 2021
Elio Mazzone, Stefano Puliatti, Marco Amato, Brendan Bunting, Bernardo Rocco, Francesco Montorsi, Alexandre Mottrie, Anthony…
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Diagnostic bias during the COVID-19 era: COVID-19 or renal abscess?

1 August 2021
Marco Amato, Ahmed Eissa, Giuseppe Rosiello, Rui Farinha, Pietro Piazza, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Bernardo Rocco,…
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Development and validation of the objective assessment of robotic suturing and knot tying skills for chicken anastomotic model

1 August 2021
Stefano Puliatti, Elio Mazzone, Marco Amato, Ruben De Groote, Alexandre Mottrie, Anthony G Gallagher PMID: 32857241…
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Warm ischemia time length during on-clamp partial nephrectomy: dose it really matter?

26 July 2021
Ali Abdel Raheem, Ibrahim Alowidah, Umberto Capitanio, Francesco Montorsi, Alessandro Larcher, Ithaar Derweesh, Fady Ghali,…
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Technical Refinements in Superextended Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy for Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients at Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging

15 July 2021
Elio Mazzone, Paolo Dell'Oglio, Giuseppe Rosiello, Stefano Puliatti, Nicholas Brook, Filippo Turri, Alessandro Larcher, Sergi…
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Review of nomograms to counsel patients after oncologic surgery: a support for telemedicine to stratify the risk of relapse and customize the follow-up scheduling

26 June 2021
Maria C Sighinolfi, Ahmed Zoeir, Ahmed Eissa, Luca Sarchi, Simone Assumma, Tommaso Calcagnile, Beatrice Filippi,…
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A systematic review of nerve-sparing surgery for high-risk prostate cancer

25 June 2021
Andrey Morozov, Eric Barret, Domenico Veneziano, Vagarshak Grigoryan, Georg Salomon, Igor Fokin, Mark Taratkin, Elena…
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Training novice robot surgeons: Proctoring provides same results as simulator-generated guidance

20 June 2021
A J W Beulens, Y A F Hashish, W M Brinkman, P Umari, S Puliatti,…
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The microbiological profile of patients with Fournier’s gangrene: A retrospective multi-institutional cohort study

22 May 2021
Chiara Cipriani, Valerio Iacovelli, Marco Sandri, Riccardo Bertolo, Francesco Maiorino, Francesco Antonucci, Salvatore Micali, Bernardo…
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Urinary frequency in COVID-19 patients

22 April 2021
Ahmed Zoeir, Ahmed Eissa, Ayman Moussa, Ali Abdel Raheem, Hussein Mamdoh, Stefano Puliatti, Maria Chiara…
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Short Time Delay Between Previous Prostate Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Assessment and Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate Correlates with Worse Perioperative Outcomes

12 April 2021
Pietro Piazza, Lorenzo Bianchi, Marco Giampaoli, Matteo Droghetti, Carlo Casablanca, Amelio Ercolino, Carlo Beretta, Dario…
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Selective Suturing or Sutureless Technique in Robot-assisted Partial Nephrectomy: Results from a Propensity-score Matched Analysis

25 March 2021
Rui Farinha, Giuseppe Rosiello, Artur De Oliveira Paludo, Elio Mazzone, Stefano Puliatti, Marco Amato, Ruben…
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Prostatic artery embolization for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms in elderly patients unfit for surgery: Our initial experience

23 March 2021
Marco Amato, Ahmed Eissa, Stefano Puliatti, Giuseppe Di Chiacchio, Marcello Malossi, Federica Fiocchi, Pietro Torricelli,…
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Effect of Direct-Acting Antiviral Drugs on Erectile Functions among Hepatitis C Patients: A Prospective Interventional Study

12 February 2021
Mohamed Alhefnawy, Ahmed Mohey, Ahmed Fathi, Ahmed Mansour, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Ahmed Eissa, Ayman Hagras, Stefano…
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Initial Experience and Evaluation of a Nomogram for Outcome Prediction in Management of Medium-sized (1-2 cm) Kidney Stones

5 January 2021
Salvatore Micali, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Andrea Iseppi, Elena Morini, Tommaso Calcagnile, Mattia Benedetti, Marco Ticonosco,…
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Editorial Comment to Nosocomial SARS-CoV-2 infection in urology departments: Results of a prospective multicentric study

4 January 2021
Stefano Puliatti, Ahmed Eissa PMID: 33118226 DOI: 10.1111/iju.14416 Abstract No abstract available
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The role of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in the management of FOURNIER’S gangrene: a retrospective multi-institutional cohort study

3 January 2021
Valerio Iacovelli, Chiara Cipriani, Marco Sandri, Roberta Filippone, Antonella Ferracci, Salvatore Micali, Bernardo Rocco, Stefano…
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En-bloc resection of bladder tumors for pathological staging: the value of lateral margins analysis

21 December 2020
Ahmed Eissa, Ahmed Zoeir, Silvia Ciarlariello, Luca Sarchi, Maria C Sighinolfi, Ahmed Ghaith, Stefano Puliatti,…
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Selecting the Most Appropriate Oncological Treatment for Patients with Renal Masses During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recommendations from a Referral Center

15 September 2020
Marcio Covas Moschovas, Ellio Mazzone, Stefano Puliatti, Alexandre Mottrie, Vipul Patel PMID: 32475783 PMCID: PMC7242959 DOI: 10.1016/j.euf.2020.05.005 Abstract…
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Digital frozen section of the prostate surface during radical prostatectomy: a novel approach to evaluate surgical margins

14 September 2020
Bernardo Rocco, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Alessia Cimadamore, Luca Reggiani Bonetti, Laura Bertoni, Stefano Puliatti, Ahmed…
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COVID-19 and dermatology: a comprehensive guide for dermatologists

21 July 2020
D H Fahmy, H S El-Amawy, M A El-Samongy, A A Fouda, S H Soliman,…
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Radical penectomy, a compromise for life: results from the PECAD study

28 June 2020
Jamil Ghahhari, Michele Marchioni, Philippe E Spiess, Juan J Chipollini, Peter Nyirády, Judith Varga, Pasquale…
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COVID-19 and urology: a comprehensive review of the literature

21 June 2020
Stefano Puliatti, Ahmed Eissa, Radwa Eissa, Marco Amato, Elio Mazzone, Paolo Dell'Oglio, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi,…
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Three-dimensional virtual reconstruction with DocDo, a novel interactive tool to score renal mass complexity

20 June 2020
Bernardo Rocco, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Aurus Dourado Menezes, Ahmed Eissa, Raffaele Inzillo, Marco Sandri, Stefano…
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Positive surgical margin during radical prostatectomy: overview of sampling methods for frozen sections and techniques for the secondary resection of the neurovascular bundles

24 May 2020
Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Ahmed Eissa, Valentina Spandri, Stefano Puliatti, Salvatore Micali, Luca Reggiani Bonetti, Laura…
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Ex vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy: prostatic and periprostatic tissues atlas and evaluation of the learning curve

24 April 2020
Laura Bertoni, Stefano Puliatti, Luca Reggiani Bonetti, Antonino Maiorana, Ahmed Eissa, Paola Azzoni, Luigi Bevilacqua,…
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“Real-time” Assessment of Surgical Margins During Radical Prostatectomy: State-of-the-Art

20 January 2020
Ahmed Eissa, Ahmed Zoeir, Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Stefano Puliatti, Luigi Bevilacqua, Chiara Del Prete, Laura…
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Training in robot-assisted surgery

18 January 2020
Stefano Puliatti, Elio Mazzone, Paolo Dell'Oglio PMID: 31725006 DOI: 10.1097/MOU.0000000000000687 Abstract Purpose of review: The aim of…
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Robotic assisted radical cystectomy: insights on long term oncological outcomes from the International Robotic Cystectomy Consortium

20 December 2019
Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Salvatore Micali, Ahmed Eissa, Stefano Carlo Maria Picozzi, Stefano Puliatti, Bernardo Rocco…
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Regenerative potential of human dental pulp stem cells in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: In vitro and in vivo study

30 November 2019
Alessio Zordani, Alessandra Pisciotta, Laura Bertoni, Giulia Bertani, Antonio Vallarola, Daniela Giuliani, Stefano Puliatti, Daniela…
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Drug-Induced Urolithiasis in Pediatric Patients

28 October 2019
Maria Chiara Sighinolfi, Ahmed Eissa, Luigi Bevilacqua, Ahmed Zoeir, Silvia Ciarlariello, Elena Morini, Stefano Puliatti,…
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Reliability of the different versions of Partin tables in predicting extraprostatic extension of prostate cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

25 October 2019
Ahmed Eissa, Ahmed Elsherbiny, Ahmed Zoeir, Marco Sandri, Giacomo Pirola, Stefano Puliatti, Chiara Del Prete,…
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Ex vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy: the first application for real-time pathological examination of prostatic tissue

19 September 2019
Stefano Puliatti, Laura Bertoni, Giacomo M Pirola, Paola Azzoni, Luigi Bevilacqua, Ahmed Eissa, Ahmed Elsherbiny,…
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Effect of puboprostatic ligament reconstruction on continence recovery after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: our initial experience

20 June 2019
Stefano Puliatti, Ahmed Elsherbiny, Ahmed Eissa, Giacomo Pirola, Elena Morini, Denise Squecco, Raffaele Inzillo, Ahmed…