Post Tagged with: "Prostate Cancer"

Palliative Radiotherapy and Hormonal Deprivation for Prostate Cancer Induced Urinary Obstruction at a Sub-Saharan Tertiary Hospital

Palliative Radiotherapy and Hormonal Deprivation for Prostate Cancer Induced Urinary Obstruction at a Sub-Saharan Tertiary Hospital

Oncology November 22, 2016 at 8:19 AM 0 comments

*Sam Kaggwa,1 Israel Luutu,2 Moses Galukande1 1. Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda 2. Department of Radiotherapy, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda *Correspondence to sam.kaggwa@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 23.10.15 Accepted: 20.04.16 Citation: EMJ Oncol. 2016;4[1]:130-133. Abstract TheRead More

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A Review of Technique and Outcomes

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A Review of Technique and Outcomes

Reproductive Health August 18, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

Taner Kargi,1 *Nevzat Can Sener2 1. Department of Urology, Balikligol State Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey 2. Department of Urology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey *Correspondence to cansener14@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.06.16 Accepted: 01.08.16 Citation: EMJ Repro Health. 2016;2[1]:59-63. Abstract There has beenRead More

Learning Curve of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

Learning Curve of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

Urology June 25, 2015 at 10:23 AM 0 comments

Muhammed Ersagun Arslan,1 *Abdullah Erdem Canda,2 Ali Fuat Atmaca,2 Mevlana Derya Balbay,3 Ziya Akbulut,2 Serkan Altinova,1 Ahmet Tunc Ozdemir4 1. Department of Urology, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey 2. Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey 3.Read More

Recent Advances in Definitive Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Recent Advances in Definitive Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Oncology March 17, 2015 at 9:40 AM 0 comments

*Michael Pinkawa Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany *Correspondence to MPinkawa@ukaachen.de Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 27.10.14 Accepted: 17.12.14 Citation: EMJ Oncol. 2015;3[1]:41-48. Abstract Definitive radiation therapy is a well-recognised curative treatment option for localised prostate cancer. A suitable technique, dose, target volume, and theRead More

Editor’s Pick: Recent Developments in Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy

Editor’s Pick: Recent Developments in Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy

Urology January 20, 2015 at 10:14 AM 0 comments

The surgical robot has the advantage of enabling the console surgeon to perform complex procedures more easily, providing three-dimensional and magnified views, higher grades of wristed hand movements, and decreased hand tremor, while the fourth robotic arm offers additional assistance and tissue retraction which facilitates the learning curve. Robotic radicalRead More

Review: Evolution of Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy – A Continuous Development

Review: Evolution of Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy – A Continuous Development

Urology September 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM 0 comments

*Karol Axcrona,1 Viktor Berge2 1. Department of Urology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway 2. Department of Urology, Aker University Hospital, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway *Correspondence to axcrona@online.no Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest Abstract During the last 15 years, minimally invasive surgery has been introducedRead More

A Literature-Based Analysis of the Learning Curves of Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

A Literature-Based Analysis of the Learning Curves of Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

Urology May 30, 2014 at 11:53 AM 0 comments

*Daniel W. Good,1,2 Grant D. Stewart,1,2 Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg,3 Stuart A. McNeill1,2 1. Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK 2. Edinburgh Urological Cancer Group, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK 3. Department of Urology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany *Correspondence to daniel.good@ed.ac.uk Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 07.01.14 Accepted:Read More

Prostate cancer and inflammation: The role of miRNAs

Prostate cancer and inflammation: The role of miRNAs

Oncology October 28, 2013 at 7:36 AM 0 comments

Sabina Davidsson, Jessica Carlsson Department of Urology, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden, and School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University, Sweden. Members of the Trans-disciplinary Prostate Cancer Partnership (ToPCaP) Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 26.08.13 Accepted: 28.10.13 Citation: EMJ Oncol. 2013;1:56-60. Abstract Approximately 15-20% of all human cancersRead More

Extreme Hypofractionated Image-Guided Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Extreme Hypofractionated Image-Guided Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Oncology October 28, 2013 at 7:30 AM 0 comments

Carlo Greco Director of Clinical Research, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU), Lisbon, Portugal Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 27.09.13 Accepted: 28.10.13 Citation: EMJ Oncol. 2013;1:48-55. Abstract An emerging body of data suggests that hypofractionated radiation schedules, where a higher dose per fraction is delivered in a smaller numberRead More

Role of Positron Emission Tomography with Fluorodeoxyglucose in Prostate Cancer

Role of Positron Emission Tomography with Fluorodeoxyglucose in Prostate Cancer

Oncology September 23, 2013 at 7:42 AM 0 comments

Yiyan Liu Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey, USA Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 26.06.13 Accepted: 23.09.13 Citation: EMJ Oncol. 2013;1:61-67. Abstract Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) has undergone explosive growth in clinical applications and has emerged as one of the mostRead More