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The 3rd World Congress on
Controversies in Urology (CURy)
Hilton Hotel, Athens, Greece, February 25-28, 2010
 
  Group B Print
Saturday, February 27, 2010
 
Board #
  
Topic: Prostate Cancer
  

1

PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING WITH PROSTATE- SPECIFIC ANTIGEN IN HAEMODIALYSED PATIENTS
Z. Tegou
                                   
Specimed Dialysis Unit, Loutraki, Greece
  

2

IRISH-SPECIFIC PROSTATE CANCER LOOK-UP TABLES
D.M. Fanning
, Y. Fan, J. Fitzpatrick, W.G. Watson                        
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin & UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  

3

JAPANESE PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY OF SCREENING FOR PROSTATE CANCER (JPSPC): ANALYSES ON COMPLIANCE AND CONTAMINATION UNTIL 2008 (GUNMA SECTION)
K. Ito,
M. Miyakubo, K. Suzuki, M. Kobayashi, Y. Takezawa, N. Kosaku, T. Yamamoto, Y. Tomaru             
Department of Urology, Gunma University; Isesaki Municipal Hospital; Kiryu Kosei General Hospital & Kosaku Clinic, Maebashi, Japan
  

4

THE EXPRESSION OF HYPOXIA AND ANGIOGENESIS MARKERS IN HYPERPLASTIC AND MALIGNANT PROSTATE TISSUE
S. Koutsikos
, A. Lekas, A. Lazaris, A. Papatsoris, M. Chrisofos, I. Fokitis, C. Deliveliotis              
Department of Urology, General Hospital of Nikea, Piraeus; Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens; Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Athens & Department of Urology, Thriaseio Hospital, Elefsina, Greece
  

5

AN AUTOMATED CIRCULATING TUMOR CELL ASSAY FOR PROSTATE CANCER
N.A. Romas
, M.W. Kilpatrick, T. Triantafyllos                           
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, New York, USA
   

6

TOTAL TESTOSTERONE AND PROSTATIC PATHOLOGY: PROSTATITIS, HIGH GRADE PROSTATE INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA AND PROSTATE CANCER
F. Botelho
, F. Pina, R. Pinto, N. Lunet, F. Cruz, H. Barros                 
Servico de Urologia do Hospital de S. Joao, Porto; Servico de Higiene e Epidemiologia da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto & Instituto de Saude Publica da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
   

7

TESTOSTERONE AND SHBG:  NEW MARKERS FOR PROSTATE CANCER?
P. Eufrasio
, B. Parada, S. Bollini, P. Nunes, F. Rolo, A. Mota                  
Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
  

8

SERUM TESTOSTERONE: A POTENTIALLY ADJUNCT SCREENING TEST FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF THE RISK FOR PROSTATE CANCER AMONG MEN WITH MODESTLY ELEVATED PSA VALUES (>3.0 AND <10.0 NG/ML)
D. Karamanolakis
, T. Lambou, J. Bogdanos, C.N. Milathianakis, A. Sourla, P. Lembessis, A. Halapas, N. Pissimissis, N. Dessypris, E. Petridou, M.V. Koutsilieris  
Department of Experimental Physiology, Medical School, University of Athens; Urology Clinic, "THRIASSION" General Hospital, Elefsina; Urology Clinic, "METAXA" General Hospital, Pireaus; Endo/OncoResearch Laboratory, Medical Diagnostic Center, Ampelokipi, Athens & Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Goudi-Athens, Greece
  

9

EXPRESSION OF CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 AND BCL-2 IN BENIGN PROSTATE HYPERPLASIA AND PROSTATE CANCER
C.I. Kim
, B.H. Chung, K.S. Lee                           
Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul & Dongguk University School of Medicine, Gyeongju, Korea
  

10

CLINICAL AND MOLECULAR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN BENIGN PROSTATE HYPERPLASIA AND PROSTATE CANCER
G. Koutalellis
, K. Stravodimos, M. Avgeris, K. Mavridis, A. Scorilas, C. Constantinides                  
1st Department of Urology, “Laiko” Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine & Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Greece
  

11

A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ABOUT PROSTATE BIOPSY IN PATIENTS WITH HIGH SERUM PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN IN CONSIDERATION OF PROSTATIC INFLAMMATION
I.R. Cho
, Y.H. Choi, S.Y. Cho                           
Department of Urology, Inje University Ilsanpaik Hospital, Koyang/Gyunggido, Korea
  

12

CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSED BY 12-CORE BIOPSY
H. Jeong
, H.L. Lee, M.K. Jo, D.H. Seong, C. Kwak                    
Seoul National University, Seoul Municipal Boramae Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  

13

3-DIMENTIONAL PATHOLOGICAL MAPPING SATURATION BIOPSIES OF THE PROSTATE: OUR INITIAL EXPERIENCE
D.K. Karamanolakis
, I. Roxanis, S. Pomplun, C.T. Brown, D. Sharma, C. Kouriefs, P.C.R. Grange               
Department of Urology and Department of Histopathology, King's CH, London, UK
  

14

CLINICOPATHOLOGIC DIFFERENCES OF PROSTATE CANCER DETECTED AT INITIAL AND REPEAT BIOPSY IN KOREAN
K.H. Lee
, K.H. Kim, T.G. Kwon, C.I. Kim, J.S. Park, S.R. Cho, T.C. Park               
Dongguk University, Gyeongju Hospital, Gyeongju, Korea
  

15

THE ROLE OF THE EXTENDED 24-CORE PROSTATE BIOPSY PROTOCOL AS THE INITIAL BIOPSY STRATEGY: A TWO CENTRE EXPERIENCE
M. Nomikos
, I. Karyotis, E. Serafetinidis, P. Bollina, A. McNeill, D. Delakas                  
Department of Urology, Asklepion Voula Hospital, Athens, Greece & Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
  

16

DOES SATURATION TECHNIQUE IMPROVE CANCER DETECTION AS AN INITIAL PROSTATE BIOPSY STRATEGY? ABOUT 65 PATIENTS
S. Sallami
, S. Ben Rhouma, A. Dahmani, M. Hmidi, M. Gargouri, A. Horchani
Department of Urology, La Rabta Hospital-University, Tunis, Tunisia
  

17

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF INTRAVENOUS PROPOFOL ANESTHESIA DURING TRANSRECTAL ULTRASOUND-GUIDED PROSTATE BIOPSY
J.Y. Kang
, M.K. Jo, K.S. Cha, S.W. Lee, J.M. Cho, T.K. Yoo                 
Department of Urology, Eulji Hospital & Department of Urology, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, Korea
 

18

DISCORDANCE BETWEEN NEEDLE BIOPSY AND RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY GLEASON SCORES:  IRISH EXPERIENCE
D.M. Fanning
, E. Kay, Y. Fan, J. Fitzpatrick, W.G. Watson                     
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin; Department of Pathology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland & UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  

19

TOPOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF POSITIVE SURGICAL MARGINS (PSM) AFTER RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY (RP) AND ITS CORRELATION WITH DIFFERENT PATHOLOGICAL PARAMETERS
A. Grigorakis
, I. Xoxakos, D. Kontodimopoulos, C. Petraki, I. Probonas, M. Gerolymos, V. Kyrikos, S. Stefanakis, D. Malovrouvas         
G.H. of Athens, "Evaggelismos," Athens, Greece
  

20

PROGNOSTIC PARAMETERS FOR POSITIVE SURGICAL MARGINS (PSM) IN POST RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY (RP) PATHOLOGY SPECIMENS
I. Xoxakos
, A. Grigorakis, A. Nikolaraki, C. Petraki, V. Kyrikos, A. Tsiotras, P. Roubesis, S. Stefanakis, D. Malovrouvas        
G.H. of Athens, "Evaggelismos," Athens, Greece
  

21

RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY IN HIGH-GRADE PROSTATE CANCER, SALVAGE AND ADJUVANT RADIOTHERAPY
M. Brodak
, J. Pacovsky, J. Kosina, L. Holub, P. Navratil, M. Louda, J. Petera, J. Jansa           
Department of Urology & Department of Oncology, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
  

22

SMALL VOLUME PROSTATE CANCER IN RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY: CHARACTERISTICS AND CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS
A.B. Galosi
, V. Lacetera, D. Cantoro, R. Montironi, R. Mazzucchelli, G. Muzzonigro                 
Institute of Urolgy, Ospedaliero-Universitaria, United Hospitals & Pathology Service, Polytechnic University of Marche Region, Ancona, Italy
  

23

OUTCOMES OF ENDOSCOPIC EXTRA-PERITONEAL RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY (EERPE) IN PT3 PROSTATE CANCER (PCA)
M. El-Mokadem
, G. Stewart, J.-U. Stolzenburg, A.S. McNeill                         
Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK & Department of Urology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
   

24

CLINICAL UNDERSTAGING IN PATIENTS WITH PROSTATE ADENOCARCINOMA SUBMITTED TO RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY-CORRELATION BETWEEN GLEASON SCORE ON PROSTATE BIOPSIES AND RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY SPECIMENS
D. Takos
, I. Heretis, N. Chondros, E. Giannikaki, S. Tzoulakis, E. Lata, F. Sofras               
Department of Urology & Department of Histopathology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
  

25

EVALUATION OF APPLIED LAPAROSCOPIC UROLOGY COURSE USING VALIDATED CHECKLIST
S. Guven
, C. Gurbuz, L. Tunc, A.S. Gozen, F. Saracoglu, A. Ozgok, Y. Ozgok              
Department of Urology at the Selcuk University Meram Medical School, Konya; SSK Goztepe Training Hospital, Istanbul; Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara; Golcuk Military Hospital, Izmit & Department of Anesthesiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Department of Urology, SLK-Kliniken Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
  

26

RETROGRADE HIGH-NERVE-SPARING LAPAROSCOPIC RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
A. Garcia Segui
, E. Bercowsky, M. Gascon, I. Gomez Fernandez, R. Gibernau                    
Hospital General Mateu Orfila, Servicio de Urologia, Mahon-Menorca, Spain
  

27

LIGATION OF SANTORINI PLEXUS: NECESSARY STEP IN ENDOSCOPIC EXTRAPERITONEAL RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY?
J. Kliment
Jr., L.M.C.L. Fossion                                
Department of Urology, Jessenius School of Medicine, Martin, Slovakia & Department of Urology, Maxima Medisch Centrum, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
  

28

FACTORS AFFECTING THE OUTCOME OF LAPAROSCOPIC RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY: PELVIC ARCH INTERFERENCE AND DEPTH OF PELVIC CAVITY
D.D. Kwon
, K. Park, S.B. Ryu                           
Department of Urology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea
  

29

LAPAROSCOPIC RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY (LRP) IN COMPLEX SURGICAL CASES
E. Rijo Mora
, J.A. Lorente Garin, O. Bielsa Gali, A. Frances Comalat, G. Nohales Taurines, Ll. Fumado Ciutat, M. Sanchez Caba, R. Cortadellas Angel, O. Arango Toro        
Department of Urology, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain 
  

30

LATERAL VIEW DISSECTION OF THE PROSTATO-URETHRAL JUNCTION TO REDUCE APICAL MARGIN POSITIVITY IN LAPAROSCOPIC RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
H. Sasaki
, J. Miki, T. Kimura, Y. Yamamoto, K. Miki, S. Egawa                  
Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
 

31

SINGLE PORT HYBRID FLEXIBLE TIP LAPAROENDOSCOPIC (FLES) EXTRAPERITONEAL LAPAROSCOPIC RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
P.C.R. Grange
, G. Kooiman, D.S. Sharma, C. Kouriefs, C.T. Brown                     
King's College Hospital, London, UK
 

32

DO WE NEED TO BE COACHED WHEN BEGINNING A ROBOTIC PROGRAM FOR RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY?
P. Monod
                                   
Belledonne Urologie, Grenoble-St Martin d'Hues, Grenoble-Saint Martin d'Hures, France
  

33

EARLY RECOVERY OF CONTINENCE AFTER PRESERVING LOWER PELVIC STRUCTURES IN ROBOTIC RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
Y.D. Choi
, J.S. Chung, H.S. Yu, K.H. Choi, K.H. Kim, Y.S. Lee, W.J. Jeong, W.S. Ham, H.J. Ju, J.S. Lee     
Department of Urology, Urological Science Institute, Clinical Trials Center for Medical Devices, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  

34

TRANSPERITONEAL VERSUS EXTRAPERITONEAL ROBOT ASSISTED RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY IN LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER: COMPARISON OF ONCOLOGICAL RESULTS, FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES AND COMPLICATIONS
Y.D. Choi
, J.S. Chung, H.S. Yu, K.H. Choi, K.H. Kim, Y.S. Lee, W.J. Jeong, W.S. Ham, H.J. Ju, J.S. Lee     
Department of Urology, Urological Science Institute, Clinical Trials Center for Medical Devices, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
 

35

A PROSPECTIVE NON-RANDOMIZED EVALUATION OF PROINFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES DURING THE LEARNING CURVE OF ROBOTIC ASSISTED LAPAROSCOPIC PROSTATECTOMY COMPARED TO THE MINILAPAROTOMY RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY. CHALLENGING THE CONCEPT OF MINIMAL INVASIVENESS
A.A. Ploumidis
, I.E. Karyotis, D.I. Volanis, D.N. Perrea, D.S. Delakas                 
Department of Urology, Asklipieio General Hospital, Voula, Athens; University of Athens, School of Medicine, Laboratory for Experimental Surgery and Surgical Research “Christeas Hall”, Athens; Department of Urology, Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece
  

36

VESICO-URETHRAL ANASTOMOSIS STRICTURES FOLLOWING RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY: EXPERIENCE AND RISK FACTORS
D. Di Viccaro
, G. Perugia, S.Teodonio, G. Bova, A. Chinazzi, A. De Cillis, G. Del Vecchio, V. Olivieri, G. Borgoni, M. Liberti         
Department of Urology & Department of Biochemical Sciences, "Sapienza"University, Rome, Italy
  

37

COMPARISON OF LAPAROSCOPIC VESSEL SEALING DEVICES IN A PORCINE MODEL
A.S. Gozen
, L. Tunc, S. Guven, A. Gunal, A. Ozgok, J. Rassweiler, D. Teber, Y. Ozgok            
Department of Urology at the Selcuk University Meram Medical School, Konya; SSK Goztepe Training Hospital, Istanbul; Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara; Golcuk Military Hospital, Izmit & Department of Anesthesiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Department of Urology, SLK-Kliniken Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
  

38

BIPOLAR TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF ANASTOMOTIC STRICTURES AFTER RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
M. Brodak
, J. Kosina, J. Pacosvky, L. Holub, P. Navratil, M. Louda, M. Romlova, L. R‎del             
Department of Urology, University Hospital Hradec, Kralove, Czech Republic
 

39

LONG TERM SURVIVAL AND TOXICITY AFTER LDR PROSTATE BRACHYTHERAPY AT 10 YEARS OF FOLLOW-UP
D. Higgins
, A. Emara, M. Lynch, A. Abdelbaky, J. Nobes, R. Laing, S. Langley              
Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK
 

40

THE CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF PERMANENT PROSTATE BRACHYTHERAPY USING IODINE I-125 FOR LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER WITH GLEASON SCORE 7
R. Tabata
, M. Kido, H. Sasaki, K. Miki, M. Aoki, H. Takahashi, C. Kanehira, S. Egawa             
Department of Urology, Department of Radiology & Department of Pathology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  

41

EXTERNAL BEAM RADIOTHERAPY FOR CLINICALLY LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER IN JAPAN: DIFFERENCES IN THE PATTERNS OF CARE AMONG JAPAN, GERMANY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
K. Ogawa
, K. Nakamura, T. Sasaki, H. Onishi, M. Koizumi, M. Araya, N. Mukumoto, T. Teshima, M. Mitsumori         
University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa; Kyushu University at Beppu, Oita; Kyushu Cancer Center, Fukuoka; Yamanashi University, Yamanashi; Osaka University, Osaka & Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
 

42

INTENSITY MODULATED RADIATION THERAPY WITH IMAGE GUIDANCE FOR LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER: REPORTING GENITOURINARY AND GASTROINTESTINAL TOXICITY
A. Sandhu
, R. Sethi, A. Mundt                            
Department of Radiation Oncology, Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, USA
 

43

EARLY EXPERIENCE OF PROSTATE CANCER TREATED WITH ROBOT CYBERKNIFE RADIOTHERAPY
Y.S. Chang
, J.B. Kim, D.S. Han, K.H. Song                        
Konyang University Hospital & Choongnam University Hospital, Daejeon, South Korea
 

44

GRADE IV RADIATION-INDUCED HAEMORRHAGIC CYSTITIS TREATED PRIMARILY WITHHYPERBARIC OXYGEN. A PROSPECTIVE PILOT-FEASIBILITY STUDY
A. Dellis
, C. Deliveliotis, E. Spyropoulos, V. Kalentzos, P. Vavasis, A. Skolarikos
Urology Department & Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Department, Navel & Veterans Hospital, Athens & 2nd Urology Department, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  

45

CRYOABLATION OF PRIMARY LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER USING 17 GAUGE CRYONEEDLES TECHNOLOGY MIGHT REPLACE RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
U. K. Fr. Witzsch
, K. Skriapas, S. Hieronymi, E. Becht                         
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt, Germany
  

46

SALVAGE CRYOABLATION USING 17 GAUGE CRYONEEDLES TECHNOLOGY AFTER FAILURE OF RADIATION THERAPY FOR PROSTATE CANCER: A NEW GOLD STANDARD?
U. K. Fr. Witzsch
, S. Hieronymi, K. Skriapas, E. Becht                        
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Frankfurt, Germany
  

47

EFFECT OF BASELINE TESTOSTERONE (T) CONCENTRATION ON T AND PSA CONTROL DURING DEGARELIX OR LEUPROLIDE TREATMENT
J.-E. Damber
, T. Tammela, P.-A. Abrahamsson, P. Iversen, J.-K. Jensen, T.-K. Olesen, B.-E. Persson               
Institute of Clinical Sciences, Goteborg University, Dept. of Urology, Goteborg & Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Dept. of Urology, Malmo, Sweden
Tampere University Hospital, Dept. of Oncology, Tampere, Finland
University of Copenhagen, Dept. of Urology, Copenhagen & Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., Parsippany, United States
Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Saint-Prex, Switzerland
  

48

SERUM ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE AS A BIOMARKER FOR DIFFERENTIATING PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN SURGE PHENOMENON FROM PROGRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH CASTRATION RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER RECEIVING SYSTEMIC CHEMOTHERAPY
S.J. Hong
, Y.D. Choi, Y.H. Lee, H.G. Jeon, S.C. Yang, K.S. Han                 
Department of Urology and Urological Science Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
   

49

THE USE OF ONE SINGLE ANNUAL DOSE OF ZOLEDRONIC ACID FOR THE PREVENTION OF BONE MINERAL DENSITY IN PATIENTS WITH PROSTATE CANCER: EARLY RESULTS OF A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
S. Koutsikos
, A. Lekas, A. Papatsoris, M. Chrisofos, I. Fokitis, C. Deliveliotis              
Department of Urology, General Hospital of Nikea, Piraeus; Department of Urology, Sismanoglio Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens; Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Athens & Department of Urology, Thriaseio Hospital, Elefsina, Greece
  

50

DOES PROSTATE CANCER LEAD TO BONE MINERAL DISEASE IN AGING MEN? A PROSPECTIVE CASE-CONTROL STUDY
S. Sivalingam
, M. Parameswaran, K.F. Quek, T.M. Yeoh, D. Harichandra, N. Dublin, A.H.B. Abdul Razack               
University Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur & Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia
  

51

PHARMACOKINETICS OF THE SPECIFIC ENDOTHELIN A RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST ZIBOTENTAN (ZD4054) IN HEALTHY ADULTS
H. Tomkinson
, S. Oliver, C. Morris, T. Morris, R. Fuhr, C. Seitz                  
AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, UK
Parexel GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  

52

BONE MINERAL DENSITY CHANGES DURING ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION THERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH PROSTATE CANCER
M.K. Jo
, D.H. Seong, H.L. Lee, H. Jeong, H.G. Kim, J.Y. Kang                 
Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  

53

ARE ALL MEN IN LOW RISK PROSTATE CANCER SUITABLE FOR ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE?
G.M. Nandwani
, D. Tyson, V. Dabbagh, B.J. Chaplin, R. Puri                         
Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, UK
  

54

PROSTATE SPECIFIC MEMBRANE ANTIGEN MRNA IN BLOOD AS A PREDICTOR OF BIOCHEMICAL RECURRENCE AFTER RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY
K.H. Lee
, J.Y. Joung, K.S. Cho, H.S. Chung, I.C. Cho, J.E. Kim, H.K. Seo, J.S. Chung, W.S. Park, M.K. Choi     
National Cancer Center, Goyang-si, Korea
  

55

WHAT DO PATHOLOGISTS LEARN FROM US, BUT ALSO WHAT DO WE LEARN FROM PATHOLOGIST?
O.R. Durutovic
, M. Acimovic, N.N. Bojanic,P. Nikic, B. Cegar, V. Andrejevic, D. Milojevic, A. Vuksanovic, C. Tulic, S.R. Micic      
Clinical Centre of Serbia, Clinic of Urology, Belgrade, Serbia
  
56
AN AUTOMATIC METHOD TO DETERMINE PROSTATE GLAND VOLUME AND THE VOLUME OF REGIONS OF INTEREST FROM TRUS IMAGES
V. Sakalis
, A. Gkotsi, A. Kipouros, A. Kagkas, A. Giouris, A. Papadopoulos                 
Urology Clinic General Hospital of Serres, Serres & Department of Experimental Physiology, Aristotele University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
 

57

THE ROLE OF PROSTATE MRI IN THE ASSESSMENT OF THE PROSTATE VOLUME: COMPARISON WITH TRANSRECTAL ULTRASOUND
T.G. Kwon
, B.S. Kim, E.S. Yoo, S.K. Chung, Y.K. Park, T.-H. Kim                  
Department of Urology, School of medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
  

58

SYNERGISM BETWEEN HYPERTHERMIA AND QUERCETIN IN PC-3 CELLS
D. Stajcar
, P. Josipovic, N. Orsolic                            
General Hospital, Urology Department, Mestroviceva, Varazdin & Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  
 
Board #
 
Topic: Kidney Cancer
  

59

PROGNOSTIC-FACTOR-RELATED SURVIVAL IN A SERIES OF PATIENTS WITH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
C. Moreno
, P.A. Lopez, P. Lopez, G. Donate, J.C. Ruiz, G. Gomez                  
Hospital U. V. Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
  

60

SIGNIFICANCE OF GLUTATHIONE S-TRANSFERASE P1 (GSTP1) EXPRESSION IN CONVENTIONAL RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
C.K. Sul
, S.M. Yuk, J.H. Shin, S.W. Yang, J.S. Lim, K.H. Song, Y.G. Na           
Department of Urology, Chungnam National University Hospital, Dae Jeon, Korea
   

61

CD147 AND VEGF EXPRESSION IN ADVANCED RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND THEIR PROGNOSTIC VALUE
W.-D. Zhong
, X.-C. Bi                               
Department of Urology, Guangzhou First Municipal People’s Hospital, Affiliated Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, China
 

62

ANATOMICAL VARIATIONS OF THE RENAL ARTERIES: THEIR CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE AND THEIR COMPLICATIONS IN CANCER SURGERY
M. Piagkou
, T. Demesticha, A. Kouki, G. Piagkos, G. Androutsos, P. Skandalakis                  
Department of Anatomy & Department of History of Medicine, Medical School, University of Athens & Metropolitan Hospital, Greece
  

63

OPEN PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY WITHOUT CLAMPING THE PEDICULE, A GOOD SURGICAL OPTION IN TREATMENT OF RENAL CANCER
D. Dente
, P. Paniccia, D. Petrone, G. Gaspari, C. Tucci, R. Rossetti, T. Pompa               
Urology Department, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome; Urology Department, G. D'Annunzio Unuversity & SS Annunziata Hospital, Chieti, Pellezzano, Italy
 

64

RETROPERITONEAL LAPAROENDOSCOPIC SINGLE-SITE SURGERY IN UROLOGY: INITIAL EXPERIENCE
J.O. Kwon
, T.H. Oh, D.S. Ryu, H.C. Chung                           
Department of Urology, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Masan, Korea
  

65

LAPARO-ENDOSCOPIC SINGLE-SITE NEPHRECTOMY: FIRST ITALIAN EXPERIENCE
S. Gidaro
, L. Cindolo, L. Schips                           
Università G.d'annunzio Chieti-Pescara, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche & Urology Unit, S.pio Hospital-Vasto, Chieti, Italy
 

66

FLEXIBLE TIP LAPAROENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (FLES) USING A SINGLE PORT ACCESS DEVICE
C.T. Brown
, D.S. Sharma, C. Kouriefs, G. Kooiman, P.C.R. Grange                    
King's College Hospital, London, UK
 

67

RENAL DAMAGE CAUSED BY WARM ISCHEMIA DURING LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC ASSISTED PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: AN ASSESSMENT USING 99MTC-DTPA GFR
S.I. Seo
, S.S. Jeon, H.Y. Choi                            
Sungkyunkwan University, Samsung Medical Center, Dept of Urology, Seoul, Korea
 

68

LAPAROSCOPIC CRYOTHERAPY FOR T1 RENAL TUMORS: A SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE 2004 – 2009
R. Issa
, A. Brett, J. Nariculam, U. Patel, P.J. Le Roux, A. Rane, C. Corbishley, C. Anderson             
St George's Hospital, London, UK
 

69

CRYOTHERAPY AT SMALL RENAL TUMORS: SINGLE CENTER PRIMARY EXPERIENCE
D. Staios
, A. Skolarikos, I. Varkarakis, A. Gyftopoulos, A. Mpakas, G. Kotooulas, A. Karagiannis
Department of Urology, Department of Anesthesiology and Radiology Department, Euroclinic Athens, Athens, Greece
 

70

PERCUTANEOUS RFA OF RENAL TUMOR
K. Bratsas
, E. Johnson, M. Callaway, H. Roach, R. Persad                    
Bristol Institute of Urology, Bristol & Urology Department and Radiology Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
 

71

TC-GUIDED PERCUTANOUS RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION OF RENAL CELL CARCINOMA, A GOOD THERAPEUTIC CHOICE
D. Dente
, T. Pompa, D. Petrone, G. Gaspari, C. Tucci, R. Rossetti, P. Paniccia              
Urology Department, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome & G. D'Annunzio University & Annunziata Hospital, Chieti, Pellezzano, Italy
 

72

CLAMPLESS PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY WITH RADIOFREQUENCY ASSISTED ABLATION: A PROMISING NEW APPROACH
R. Issa
, D. Yarwood, A. Brett, J. Phull, A. Rane, P. Le Roux, U. Patel, C. Corbishley, C. Anderson        
St George's Healthcare NHS Trust & St George's Medical School, London; Cardiff University Hospital, Cardiff; East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, United Kingdom & Epsom & St. Helier NHS Trust, Epsom, UK
 

73

LOCAL RECURRENCE AFTER RADICAL NEPHRECTOMY FOR RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
E.Z. Neulander
, M. Asali, J. Klain, J. Kaneti
Soroka UMC, Ben Gurion Universtiy, Beer Sheva, Israel 
  
 

74

CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL TOXICITY OF SUNITINIB AND SORAFENIB IN PATIENTS WITH METASTATIC RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
J. Chung
, I.-C. Cho, H.S. Chung, K.S. Cho, C. Kwak, H. Jeong, J.Y. Joung, H.K. Seo, K.H. Lee       
Department of Urology at the Center for Prostate Cancer, National Cancer Center, Goyang; Seoul National University College of Medicine & Seoul Municipal Boramae Hospital, Seoul, Korea
 

75

TARGET THERAPY FOR RENAL CANCER - UROLOGY DEPARTMENT EXPERIENCE
C.D. Nogueira da Silva
, F. Botelho, A. Silva, J. Quintas, F. Cruz                     
Department of Urology, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal
 

76

A COMPARISON BETWEEN TRANSPERITONEAL LAPAROSCOPIC NEPHROURETERECTOMY AND OPEN NEPHROURETERECTOMY
Y.H. Lee
, S.R. Cho, J.S. Kim, J.B. Kwon, J.N. Lee, H.T. Kim, T.G. Kwon              
Department of Urology, Fatima Hospital, Daegu, South Korea
  

77

NEW WAYS FOR THE EFFECTIVE STONE AND TUMOR TREATMENT EVEN IN REMOTE PLACES IN KIDNEY AND URETER USING AN INNOVATIVE IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY AND HIGHLY FLEXIBLE FIBER PROBES
J. Neymeyer
, W. Abdul-Wahab Al-Ansari, T. Wuelfing, A. Apostolidis, H. Yi (Alan Ho), M. Beer                  
Department of Urology and Urogynecology, Franziskus-Hospital-Berlin, Berlin, Germany & Department of Urology, No.1 Hospital of Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China
 

78

TRANSITIONAL CELL CARCINOMA OF THE KIDNEY INVADING THE LEFT RENAL VEIN: A DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC CONTROVERSY
A.K. Kubaisi   
                                 
Urology Department, Mosul Medical College, Mosul, Iraq
  

79

RENAL INFARCTION: THE ROLE OF THE UROLOGIST IN DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND FOLLOW-UP OF A PATIENT
R. Mitrovic
, N. Pakevic, Z. Djuric, L. Pavic, J. Balinovac, R. Petrovic                  
Medical Center, Department of Urology, Department of Radiology and the Department of Internal Medicine, Valjevo, Serbia
  

80

ENDEMIC NEPHROPATHY IS ARISTOLOCHIC ACID NEPHROPATHY: A UROLOGICAL CONTROVERSY RESOLVED
D. Dittrich
, Z. Medverec, K. Jakovina, T. Jakovina, K. Tomir, O. Stipanir, I.  Vukovir, S. Karanovir, P. Grollman, B. Jelakovir      
Department for Urology & Department for Pathology and Forensic Medicine, General Hospital “Dr.Josip Benטeviז”, Slavonski Brod, Croatia
  

81

NEPHROBLASTOMA (WILM’S TUMOR): DESCRIPTION AND TREATMENT OF THE TUMOR 1872 UP TODAY
E. Karachanidi
, T. Syriopoulou, E. Fourlani, E. Michael, M. Papoula, P. Giannakopoulou, G. Bristogiannis, N. Karli         
General Hospital of Kalamata, Kalamata & General (Obstetric and Pediatric) Clinic ΄΄Mitera΄΄, Athens, Greece
  

82

RENAL ALLOGRAFT FIBROMYXOSARCOMA: CASE REPORT
T. Gorgal Carvalho
, R. Oliveira, M. Guimaraes, F. Pina, J. Gomes Carvalho, F. Cruz                  
Department of Urology, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal
 

83

ADRENAL GANGLIONEUROMA: TWO INCIDENTAL FINDINGS
R.N. Leao
, J. Alves, B.J. Pereira, P. Azinhais, R. Borges, V. Grenha, J. Peralta, F. Sobral            
Urology Department & Pathology Department, Centro Hospitalar de Coimbra, Portugal
 

84

ROBOTIC PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: FIRST UK SERIES
A. Alleemudder
, T. Duddridge, J. Vale, B. Khoubehi                         
St Mary's Hospital, London & Chelsea & Westminister Hospital, London, UK
    
    
Board #
 
Topic: Sexual Dysfunction
  

85

ERECTILE FUNCTION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING RADIATION THERAPY FOR PROSTATE CANCER
I. Vlachiotis
, G. Sarris, P. Christopoulos, I. Paramythelli, G. Labrinos, S. Simatis, D. Petsis, A. Tsintavis             
Metaxa Hospital, Pireaus, Greece
  

86

SEXUAL ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION TREATMENT AMONG LONG-TERM USERS OF PDE-5 INHIBITORS FOR ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
J.H. Bae
, J.H. Kim, P.H. Song, H.T. Kim, H.C. Jung, T.C. Park, J.S. Hyun, K.H. Moon            
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu & Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea
 

87

DOSE FRAGMENTATION OF TADALAFIL 10 OR 20 MG, EFFICIENT METHOD FOR REDUCING INCIDENCE OF HEADACHE AS ADVERSE EVENT
G. Mitroi
, S. Dena                                
University of Medicine and Pharmacy & Emergency County Hospital, Urology Clinic, Craiova, Romania
  

88

PREMATURE EJACULATION SYMPTOMS SCORE (PESS): NEW SCORING SYSTEM FOR DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF PREMATURE EJACULATION
D. Bedredtdinova
, Y. Mirkin                               
Central Researching Institute of Urology, Moscow & Uro-Pro clinic, Krasnodar, Russia
  

89

THE DIAGNOSTIC VALUE OF THE PREMATURE EJACULATION DIAGNOSTIC TOOL AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH INTRAVAGINAL EJACULATORY LATENCY TIME
S.W. Lee
, S.C. Kam, D.H. Han, J.K. Park, S.W. Kim                     
Department of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Department of Urology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Department of Urology, Catholic Unversity School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  

90

PENILE VEINS ARE THE DETERMINING CONTRIBUTOR FOR ERECTION: THE HEMODYNAMIC EVIDENCE FROM THE STUDY IN DEFROSTED HUMAN CADAVERS
G.-L. Hsu
, C.-H. Hsieh, Y.-P. Huang, M.-H. Tsai, K.-L. Chen, C.-H. Chang, H.-C. Wu              
Microsurgical Potency Reconstruction and Research Center, Department of Urology, China Medical University, Taichung; Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch & Department of Physiology & Department of Anatomy, China Medical University, China
  

91

DOES FAMILIAL AMYLOIDOTIC POLYNEUROPATHY AFFECT SATISFACTION WITH LIFE AND SEXUAL SELF-ESTEEM?
R.J. Farinha
, T. Oliveira e Silva, L. Campos Pinheiro, E. Barroso, J. Rocha Mendes                    
Curry Cabral Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
  

92

DOES LIVER TRANSPLANT IMPROVE ERECTILE FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH FAMILIAL AMYLOIDOTIC POLYNEUROPATHY?
R.J. Farinha
, T. Oliveira e Silva, L. Campos Pinheiro, E. Barroso, J. Rocha Mendes                   
Curry Cabral Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
 

93

A SURVEY CONCERNING CONSCIOUSNESS OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS FOR SEXUAL PROBLEMS OF CANCER PATIENTS
S.W. Lee
, D.H. Han, D. You, T.Y. Ahn, J.K. Park                    
Department of Urology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center; Department of Urology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center & Department of Urology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Seoul, Korea
 

94

SALVAGING PENILE VENOUS STRIPPING SURGERY
C.-H. Hsieh
, G.-L. Hsu, H.-S. Chen, W.-Y. Lee, K.-L. Chen, C.-H. Chang                 
Microsurgical Potency Reconstruction and Research Center, Department of Urology, China Medical University and Hospital,
Department of Medical Informatics, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University & Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
  

95

ETIOLOGY OF CHRONIC PROSTATITIS: BACTERIA
J. W. Polacheck                                   

Prostatitis Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
 

96

THE EFFICACY OF SOLIFENACIN FOR CHRONIC PROSTATITIS/CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROME IN YOUNG AND MIDDLE AGED PATIENTS: SINGLE-BLINDED, PROSPECTIVE, MULTI-CENTER STUDY
H.-J. Kim
, Y. Kyung, S.H. Woo, D.S. Kim, Y.S. Jang                     
Department of Urology, Dankook, Eulji, Soonchunhyang & Konyang University Hospitals, Korea
  

97

DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, STRESS PERCEPTION AND COPING STRATEGY IN CHRONIC PROSTATITIS/CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN SYNDROME PATIENTS
H.W. Kim
, D.H. Lee, S.H. Kim, Y.S. Lee, J.C. Kim, D.H. Cho, S.Y. Cho              
Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
  

98

VALUE OF LAPAROSCOPIC VARICOCELECTOMY
S. Min
, S. Lee, S. Cho                           
Department of Urology, National Police Hospital, Seoul, South of Korea
 

99

FOURNIER GANGRENE: IS EARLY DIVERTING COLOSTOMY BENEFICIAL?
A. Giouris
, V. Sakalis, A. Papadopoulos, A. Kipouros, A. Kagkas, A. Gkotsi, T. Sarikas, E. Kapetanelis            
Urology Clinic General Hospital of Serres & Department of Experimental Physiology, Aristotele University of Thessaloniki, Greece
 

100

MANAGEMENT OF INDURATIO PENIS PLASTICA USING BUCCAL MUCOSA AND GEOMETRICAL PLAQUE INCISION
H. El-Seweifi                                 

Praxis of Urology, Berlin, Germany
 

101

SYNCHRONOUS LARGE CALCIFYING SERTOLI CELL TUMOR (LCCSCT) AND MALIGNANT LEYDIG CELL TUMOR OF THE TESTIS: A CASE REPORT
D. Koumoundourou
, M. Papadopoulou, C. Rigopoulos, H. Hionis, C. Aletra                     
Department of Urology & Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Patras, Rio, Greece
  
 
Board #
  
Topic: Testosterone Deficiency

102

AGE, BODY MASS INDEX AND INCREMENT OF PLASMA TESTOSTERONE IMPACT ON THE EFFECTS OF TESTOSTERONE ADMINISTRATION TO HYPOGONADAL MEN
F. Saad
, A. Haider, A. Yassin                           
Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Berlin, Germany; Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE; Private Urology Practice, Bremerhaven, Germany; Segeberger Kliniken, Norderstedt, Germany
  

103

UPON TESTOSTERONE TREATMENT, LUTS IMPROVES ALONG WITH THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE METABOLIC SYNDROME
F. Saad
, A. Haider, A. Yassin                           
Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Berlin, Germany; Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE; Private Urology Practice, Bremerhaven, Germany; Segeberger Kliniken, Norderstedt, Germany
 

104

THE ROLE OF THE ENDOTHELIN AXIS IN THE AETIOLOGY OF VARICOCELE
K. Gyftopoulos
, C. Chondrogianni, K. Vourda, E. Papadaki                        
Department of Anatomy, University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
  

105

SARCOPENIA IN AGING MEN AND IN MEN TREATED WITH ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION
D.E. Leocadio
, B.S. Stein                                
State University of New York at Upstate, Syracuse & Brown University, Providence, USA
  

106

IS COLD EXPOSURE A RISK FACTOR FOR SPERMATIC CORD TORSION?
B.J. Pereira
, A. Brandao, P. Azinhais, P. Conceicao, R. Borges, R. Leao, J.P. Peralta, V. Grenha, L. Sousa, P. Temido, R. Retroz,
L. Cristo, F. Sobral
Centro Hospitalar de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
  

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