Publications

  1. Marco Raber, Noor N.P.Buchholz, Augusto Vercesi, Nashaat A.Hendawi, Vincenzo Inneo, Giuseppe Di Paola, Lorenzo Tessa, Ismail M. Hassan. Thulium laser enucleation of the prostate (ThuLEP): Results, complications, and risk factors in 139 consecutive cases. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aju.2018.05.004
  2. Raber M. Transrectal ultrasound guidance for early transurethral re catheterization after radical prostatectomy. J Ultrasound. 2014 Apr 8;17(3):203-6. doi: 10.1007/s40477-014-0084-7. eCollection 2014 Sep. PubMed PMID: 25177393; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4142131.
  3. Maccagnano C, Gallina A, Roscigno M, Raber M, Capitanio U, Saccà A, Pellucchi F, Suardi N, Abdollah F, Montorsi F, Rigatti P, Scattoni V. Prostate saturation biopsy following a first negative biopsy: state of the art. Urol Int. 2012;89(2):126-35. doi: 10.1159/000339521. Epub 2012 Jul 19. Review. PubMed PMID:22814003.
  4. Ferrari M, Raber M, Capitanio U, Russo G, Ferrario M, Rizzo N, Freschi M, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Leydig cell tumor of the spermatic cord in an adolescent affected by congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Int J Urol. 2012 Oct;19(10):954-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2012.03074.x. Epub 2012 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 22691038.
  5. Gallina A, Maccagnano C, Suardi N, Capitanio U, Abdollah F, Raber M, Salonia A, Scattoni V, Rigatti P, Montorsi F, Briganti A. Unilateral positive biopsies in low-risk prostate cancer patients diagnosed with extended transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy schemes do not predict unilateral prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy. BJU Int. 2012 Jul;110(2 Pt 2):E64-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10762.x. Epub 2011 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 22093108.
  6. Salonia A, Gallina A, Abdollah F, Briganti A, Capitanio U, Suardi N, Ferrari M, Raber M, Colombo R, Freschi M, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Preoperative circulating sex hormones are not predictors of positive surgical margins at open radical prostatectomy. World J Urol. 2012 Aug;30(4):533-9. doi:10.1007/s00345-011-0761-5. Epub 2011 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 21935733.
  7. Raber M, Scattoni V, Gallina A, Freschi M, De Almeyda EP, Girolamo VD, Montorsi F, Rigatti P. Does the transrectal ultrasound probe influence prostate cancer detection in patients undergoing an extended prostate biopsy scheme? Results of a large retrospective study. BJU Int. 2012 Mar;109(5):672-7. doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10522.x. Epub 2011 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 21871054.
  8. Scattoni V, Raber M, Capitanio U, Abdollah F, Roscigno M, Angiolilli D, Maccagnano C, Gallina A, Saccà A, Freschi M, Doglioni C, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. The optimal rebiopsy prostatic scheme depends on patient clinical characteristics: results of a recursive partitioning analysis based on a 24-core systematic scheme. Eur Urol. 2011 Oct;60(4):834-41. doi:10.1016/j.eururo.2011.07.036. Epub 2011 Jul 30. PubMed PMID: 21820797.
  9. Salonia A, Matloob R, Saccà A, Ferrari M, Gallina A, Castiglione F, Abdollah F, Raber M, Brigante C, Candiani M, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Are Caucasian-European men delaying fatherhood? Results of a 7 year observational study of infertile couples with male factor infertility. Int J Androl. 2012 Apr;35(2):125-32. doi:10.1111/j 1365-2605.2011.01197.x. Epub 2011 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 21696399.
  10. Abdollah F, Novara G, Briganti A, Scattoni V, Raber M, Roscigno M, Suardi N, Gallina A, Artibani W, Ficarra V, Cestari A, Guazzoni G, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Trans-rectal versus trans-perineal saturation rebiopsy of the prostate: is there a difference in cancer detection rate? Urology. 2011 Apr;77(4):921-5. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2010.08.048. Epub 2010 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 21131034.
  11. Maccagnano C, Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Raber M, Angiolilli D, Montorsi F, Rigatti P. Anaesthesia in transrectal prostate biopsy: which is the most effective technique? Urol Int. 2011;87(1):1-13. doi: 10.1159/000327827. Epub 2011 Jun 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 21677420.
  12. Roscigno M, Scattoni V, Freschi M, Raber M, Angiolilli D, Galosi A, Lacetera V, Montironi R, Muzzonigro G, Deho F, Feroldi L, Deiana G, Chinaglia D, Montorsi F, Da Pozzo LF. Diagnosis of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia: the impact of the number of biopsy cores at initial sampling on cancer detection after a saturation re-biopsy. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2010 Dec;82(4):242-7. PubMed PMID: 21341572.
  13. Grasso M, Blanco S, Raber M, Nespoli L. Elasto-sonography of the testis: preliminary experience. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2010 Sep;82(3):160-3. PubMed PMID: 21121434.
  14. Blanco S, Raber M, Leone BE, Nespoli L, Grasso M. Early detection of urothelial premalignant lesions using hexaminolevulinate fluorescence cystoscopy in high-risk patients. J Transl Med. 2010 Nov 22;8:122. doi:10.1186/1479-5876-8-122. PubMed PMID: 21092181; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2995778.
  15. Abdollah F, Scattoni V, Raber M, Roscigno M, Briganti A, Suardi N, Gallina A, Capitanio U, Freschi M, Salonia A, Cestari A, Guazzoni G, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. The role of transrectal saturation biopsy in tumor localization: pathological correlation after retropubic radical prostatectomy and implication for focal ablative therapy. BJU Int. 2011 Aug;108(3):366-71. doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09876.x. Epub 2010 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 21087451.
  16. Scattoni V, Maccagnano C, Zanni G, Angiolilli D, Raber M, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Systematic extended and saturation prostate biopsy: when and how. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2010 Jun;62(2):179-92. Review. PubMed PMID: 20562798.
  17. Scattoni V, Maccagnano C, Zanni G, Angiolilli D, Raber M, Roscigno M, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Is extended and saturation biopsy necessary? Int J Urol. 2010 May;17(5):432-47. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2010.02479.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 20415706.
  18. Scattoni V, Raber M, Abdollah F, Roscigno M, Dehò F, Angiolilli D, Maccagnano C, Gallina A, Capitanio U, Freschi M, Doglioni C, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Biopsy schemes with the fewest cores for detecting 95% of the prostate cancers detected by a 24-core biopsy. Eur Urol. 2010 Jan;57(1):1-8. doi:10.1016/j.eururo.2009.08.011. Epub 2009 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 19720449
  19. Salonia A, Saccà A, Briganti A, Del Carro U, Dehò F, Zanni G, Rocchini L, Raber M, Guazzoni G, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Quantitative sensory testing of peripheral thresholds in patients with lifelong premature ejaculation: a case-controlled study. J Sex Med. 2009 Jun;6(6):1755-62. doi:10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01276.x. Epub 2009 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 19453912.
  20. Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Raber M, Dehò F, Maga T, Zanoni M, Riva M, Sangalli M, Nava L, Mazzoccoli B, Freschi M, Guazzoni G, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Initialextended transrectal prostate biopsy--are more prostate cancers detected with 18 cores than with 12 cores? J Urol. 2008 Apr;179(4):1327-31; discussion 1331. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.11.052. Epub 2008 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 18289580.
  21. Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Raber M, Dehò F, Maga T, Zanoni M, Riva M, Sangalli M, Nava L, Mazzoccoli B, Freschi M, Guazzoni G, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Initialextended transrectal prostate biopsy--are more prostate cancers detected with 18 cores than with 12 cores? J Urol. 2008 Apr;179(4):1327-31; discussion 1331. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2007.11.052. Epub 2008 Mar 4. PubMed PMID: 18289580.
  22. Raber M, Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Dehò F, Briganti A, Salonia A, Gallina A, Di Girolamo V, Montorsi F, Rigatti P. Topical prilocaine-lidocaine cream combined with peripheral nerve block improves pain control in prostatic biopsy: results from a prospective randomized trial. Eur Urol. 2008 May;53(5):967-73. Epub 2007 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 17904278.
  23. Colombo R, Naspro R, Salonia A, Montorsi F, Raber M, Suardi N, Saccà A, Rigatti P. Radical prostatectomy after previous prostate surgery: clinical and functional outcomes. J Urol. 2006 Dec;176(6 Pt 1):2459-63; discussion 2463. PubMed PMID: 17085129.
  24. Scattoni V, Sangalli M, Roscigno M, Raber M, Gallina A, Fabbri F, Saccà A, Salonia A, Montorsi F, Rigatti P. Detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer: what's new. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2005 Jun;77(3):173-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 16372515
  25. Raber M, Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Perianal and intrarectal anesthesia for transrectal biopsy of the prostate: a prospective randomized a study comparing lidocaine-prilocaine cream and placebo. BJU Int. 2005 Dec;96(9):1264-7. PubMed PMID: 16287442
  26. Raber M, Naspro R, Scapaticci E, Salonia A, Scattoni V, Mazzoccoli B, Guazzoni G, Rigatti P, Montorsi F. Dorsal onlay graft urethroplasty using penile skin or buccal mucosa for the repair of bulbar urethral stricture: results of a prospective single-center study. Eur Urol. 2005 Dec;48(6):1013-7. Epub 2005 May 31. PubMed PMID: 15970374.
  27. Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Freschi M, Dehò F, Raber M, Briganti A, Fantini G, Nava L, Montorsi F, Rigatti P. Atypical small acinar proliferation (ASAP) on extended prostatic biopsies: predictive factors of cancer detection on repeat biopsies. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2005 Mar;77(1):31-6. PubMed PMID: 15906787.
  28. De Stefani S, Trombetta C, Raber M, Savaco G, Moro U, Belgrano E. Microlaparoscopy in sex reassignment surgery. ScientificWorldJournal. 2004 Jun 7;4 Suppl 1:100-2. PubMed PMID: 15349534.
  29. Roscigno M, Scattoni V, Freschi M, Raber M, Colombo R, Bertini R, Montorsi F, Rigatti P. Monofocal and multifocal high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on extended prostate biopsies: factors predicting cancer detection on extended repeat biopsy. Urology. 2004 Jun;63(6):1105-10. PubMed PMID: 15183961.
  30. Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Raber M, Montorsi F, Da Pozzo L, Guazzoni G, Freschi M, Rigatti P. Multiple vesicourethral biopsies following radical prostatectomy: the predictive roles of TRUS, DRE, PSA and the pathological stage. Eur Urol. 2003 Oct;44(4):407-14. PubMed PMID: 14499673.
  31. Roscigno M, Scattoni V, Raber M, Consonni P, Montorsi F, Pasta A, Bertini R, Colombo R, Da Pozzo L, Freschi M, Rigatti P. [Role of prostate fossa ultrasonography in the diagnosis of local recurrence after radical prostatectomy in case of PSA failure]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2002 Dec;74(4):304-8. Italian. PubMed PMID: 12508759.
  32. Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Raber M, Consonni P, Freschi M, Montorsi F, Pasta A, Colombo R, Nava L, Bua L, Rigatti P. [Role of ultrasonography-guided prostatic biopsy of hypoechoic areas associated with systematic biopsies in patients with normal and high PSA levels]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2002 Dec;74(4):273-5. Italian. PubMed PMID: 12508749.
  33. Raber M, Scattoni V, Salonia A, Consonni P, Rigatti P. Ten systematic transrectal-guided prostate re-biopsies in patients with a negative prostatic biopsy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2000 Dec;3(S1):S35. PubMed PMID: 12497143.
  34. Scattoni V, Roscigno M, Raber M, Montorsi F, Bertini R, Bua L, Da Pozzo L, Rigatti P. [Diagnostic value of ultrasound-guided anastomotic biopsies in patients with high PSA (> or = 0,4 ng/ml) after radical prostatectomy]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2002 Sep;74(3):129-31. Italian. PubMed PMID: 12416005.
  35. Raber M, Scattoni V, Salonia A, Consonni P, Rigatti P. [Complications of multiple transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsies of the prostate]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2000 Dec;72(4):249-53. Review. Italian. PubMed PMID: 11221048.
  36. Raber M, Scattoni V, Salonia A, Consonni P, Rigatti P. [Repeated ultrasound-guided transrectal prostate biopsy in patients with negative histologic test]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2000 Dec;72(4):197-9. Italian. PubMed PMID: 11221036.
  37. Savoca G, Raber M, Lissiani A, Plaino F, Ciampalini S, Buttazzi L, Belgrano E. Comparison of single preoperative oral rufloxacin versus perioperative ciprofloxacin as prophylactic agents in transurethral surgery. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2000 Apr;72(1):15-20. Review. PubMed PMID: 10875161.
  38. Scattoni V, Raber M, Montorsi F, Da Pozzo L, Brausi M, Calori G, Freschi M, Rigatti P. Percent of free serum prostate-specific antigen and histological findings in patients undergoing open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Eur Urol. 1999 Dec;36(6):621-30. PubMed PMID: 10559617.
  39. Savoca G, Trombetta C, Troiano L, Guaschino S, Raber M, Belgrano E. [Echographic, MRI and CT features in a case of bladder endometriosis]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 1996 Dec;68(5 Suppl):193-6. Italian. PubMed PMID: 9162360.
  40. Maffezzini M, Simonato A, Zanon M, Raber M, Carmignani G. Up-front intravesical chemotherapy for the low stage, low-grade recurrent bladder cancer. J Urol. 1996 Jan;155(1):91-3. PubMed PMID: 7490907.
  41. Maffezzini M, Simonato A, Lodolo C, Raber M, Carmignani G. Short schedule intravesical mitomycin preceding transurethral resection for recurrent Ta-T1, G1-G2 bladder cancer. Tumori. 1995 May-Jun;81(3):191-3. PubMed PMID: 7571026.
  42. Simonato A, Maffezzini M, Lodolo C, Raber M, Carmignani G, Bussani R. [Extrarenal angiomyolipoma: vascular, lymph nodal, and perirenal localization. Report of 4 cases]. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 1994 Jun;66(3):129-32. Italian. PubMed PMID: 7920743.