Prof. Salvatore Sansalone

Year 2017

Memokath Stent Failure in Recurrent Bulbar Urethral Strictures: Results From an Investigative Pilot Stage 2A Study.

Barbagli G, Rimondi C, Balò S, Butnaru D, Sansalone S, Lazzeri M.

Urology. 2017 May 26. pii: S0090-4295(17)30463-6. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2017.04.039. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28554520


A novel composite two-stage urethroplasty for complex penile strictures: A multicenter experience.

Joshi PM, Barbagli G, Batra V, Surana S, Hamouda A, Sansalone S, Costi D, Lazzeri M, Hunter C, Desai DJ, Castiglione F, Kulkarni SB.

Indian J Urol. 2017 Apr-Jun;33(2):155-158. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.203426.

PMID: 28469305

Correlation Between Primary Hypospadias Repair and Subsequent Urethral Strictures in a Series of 408 Adult Patients.

Barbagli G, Fossati N, Larcher A, Montorsi F, Sansalone S, Butnaru D, Lazzeri M.

Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Feb 21. pii: S2405-4569(17)30033-0. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2017.02.005. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28753858


Microsurgical tunica albuginea transplantation in an animal model.

Sansalone S, Loreto C, Leonardi R, Vespasiani G, Musumeci G, Lombardo C, Castorina S, Cardile V, Caltabiano R.

Asian J Androl. 2017 Jan 24. doi: 10.4103/1008-682X.192034. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 28139472

Year 2016

A combination of tryptophan, Satureja montana, Tribulus terrestris, Phyllanthus emblica extracts is able to improve sexual quality of life in patient with premature ejaculation.

Sansalone S, Russo GI, Mondaini N, Cantiello F, Antonini G, Cai T.

Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2016 Oct 5;88(3):171-176. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2016.3.171.

PMID: 27711088



One-stage Penile Urethroplasty Using Oral Mucosal Graft and Glue.

Barbagli G, Pellegrini G, Corradini F, Montorsi F, Sansalone S, Butnaru D, Lazzeri M.

Eur Urol. 2016 May 5. pii: S0302-2838(16)30135-X. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.04.025. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27160949



Increased aquaporin 1 expression in the tunica albuginea of Peyronie's disease patients: an in vivo pilot study.

Castorina A, Loreto C, Vespasiani G, Giunta S, Musumeci G, Castorina S, Basic D, Sansalone S.

Histol Histopathol. 2016 Nov;31(11):1241-9. doi: 10.14670/HH-11-755. Epub 2016 Mar 14.

PMID: 26972451



The Surgical Learning Curve for One-stage Anterior Urethroplasty: A Prospective Single-surgeon Study.

Fossati N, Barbagli G, Larcher A, Dell'Oglio P, Sansalone S, Lughezzani G, Guazzoni G, Montorsi F, Lazzeri M.

Eur Urol. 2016 Apr;69(4):686-90. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.09.023. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

PMID: 26427564

Year 2015

Sexual outcomes after partial penectomy for penile cancer: results from a multi-institutional study.

Sansalone S, Silvani M, Leonardi R, Vespasiani G, Iacovelli V.

Asian J Androl. 2015 Dec 4. doi: 10.4103/1008-682X.168690. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26643562

Correction of Retrograde Ejaculation in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Using Endourethral Collagen Injection: Preliminary Results.

Kurbatov D, Russo GI, Galstyan GR, Rozhivanov R, Lepetukhin A, Dubsky S, Shwartz YG, Cimino S, Morgia G, Sansalone S.

J Sex Med. 2015 Nov 9. doi: 10.1111/jsm.13024. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26553413

The Surgical Learning Curve for One-stage Anterior Urethroplasty: A Prospective Single-surgeon Study.

Fossati N, Barbagli G, Larcher A, Dell'Oglio P, Sansalone S, Lughezzani G, Guazzoni G, Montorsi F, Lazzeri M.

Eur Urol. 2015 Sep 28. pii: S0302-2838(15)00931-8. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.09.023. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26427564

Prostatic Arterial Embolization vs Open Prostatectomy: A 1-Year Matched-pair Analysis of Functional Outcomes and Morbidities.

Russo GI, Kurbatov D, Sansalone S, Lepetukhin A, Dubsky S, Sitkin I, Salamone C, Fiorino L, Rozhivanov R, Cimino S, Morgia G.

Urology. 2015 Jul 18. pii: S0090-4295(15)00425-2. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.04.037. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26199151

Prostatic artery embolization for prostate volume greater than 80 cm3: results from a single-center prospective study.

Kurbatov D, Russo GI, Lepetukhin A, Dubsky S, Sitkin I, Morgia G, Rozhivanov R, Cimino S, Sansalone S.

Urology. 2014 Aug;84(2):400-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.04.028. Epub 2014 Jun 12.

PMID: 24929948

Venous leakage treatment revisited: pelvic venoablation using aethoxysclerol under air block technique and Valsalva maneuver.

Herwig R, Sansalone S.

Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2015 Mar 31;87(1):1-4. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2015.1.1.

PMID: 25847887

Laparoscopic omentoplasty to support anastomotic urethroplasty in complex and redo pelvic fracture urethral defects.

Kulkarni SB, Barbagli G, Joshi PM, Hunter C, Shahrour W, Kulkarni J, Sansalone S, Lazzeri M.

Urology. 2015 May;85(5):1200-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.12.055. Epub 2015 Mar 25.

PMID: 25818909

Genitourethral reconstruction.

Herwig R, Sansalone S, Rehder P.

Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:535438. doi: 10.1155/2015/535438. Epub 2015 Feb 23. No abstract available.

PMID: 25802853
Free PMC Article

The role of intrinsic pathway in apoptosis activation and progression in Peyronie's disease.

Loreto C, La Rocca G, Anzalone R, Caltabiano R, Vespasiani G, Castorina S, Ralph DJ, Cellek S, Musumeci G, Giunta S, Djinovic R, Basic D, Sansalone S.

Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:616149. doi: 10.1155/2014/616149. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

PMID: 25197653

Free PMC Article

Treatment of bilateral varicocele and other scrotal comorbidities using a single scrotal access: our experience on 34 patients.

Iacono F, Ruffo A, Prezioso D, Romeo G, Illiano E, Di Lauro G, Romis L, Sansalone S.

Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:403603. doi: 10.1155/2014/403603. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

PMID: 25140311

Free PMC Article

Guide: Barbagli A, Salvatore Sansalone B, Giuseppe Romano C, Massimo Lazzeri

Year 2014

Alga Ecklonia bicyclis, Tribulus terrestris, and Glucosamine Oligosaccharide Improve Erectile Function, Sexual Quality of Life, and Ejaculation Function in Patients with Moderate Mild-Moderate Erectile Dysfunction: A Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Single-Blinded Study.

Sansalone S, Leonardi R, Antonini G, Vitarelli A, Vespasiani G, Basic D, Morgia G, Cimino S, Russo GI.

Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:121396. doi: 10.1155/2014/121396. Epub 2014 Jul 20.


[PubMed - in process]

Free PMC Article

Prostatic Artery Embolization for Prostate Volume Greater Than 80 cm(3): Results From a Single-center Prospective Study.

Kurbatov D, Russo GI, Lepetukhin A, Dubsky S, Sitkin I, Morgia G, Rozhivanov R, Cimino S, Sansalone S.

Urology. 2014 Aug;84(2):400-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.04.028. Epub 2014 Jun 12.

PMID: 24929948
[PubMed - in process]


Penile fracture: penoscrotal approach with degloving of penis after Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Antonini G, Vicini P, Sansalone S, Garaffa G, Vitarelli A, De Berardinis E, Von Heland M, Giovannone R, Casciani E, Gentile V.

Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2014 Mar 28;86(1):39-40. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2014.1.39.

PMID: 24704930
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Long-term followup and deterioration rate of anterior substitution urethroplasty.

Barbagli G, Kulkarni SB, Fossati N, Larcher A, Sansalone S, Guazzoni G, Romano G, Pankaj JM, Dell'Acqua V, Lazzeri M.

J Urol. 2014 Sep;192(3):808-13. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.02.038. Epub 2014 Feb 15.

PMID: 24533999
[PubMed - in process]


Erectile function in men with failed hypospadias repair.

Stein DM, Gonzalez CM, Barbagli G, Cimino S, Madonia M, Sansalone S.

Arch Esp Urol. 2014 Jan-Feb;67(1):152-6.

PMID: 24531684
[PubMed - in process]


Recurrent hypospadias surgery.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Djinovic R, Lazzeri M.

Arch Esp Urol. 2014 Jan-Feb;67(1):54-60.

PMID: 24531672
[PubMed - in process]


Harvesting oral mucosa for one-stage anterior urethroplasty.

Kulkarni SB, Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Joshi PM.

Indian J Urol. 2014 Jan;30(1):117-21. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.124222.

PMID: 24497698

Free PMC Article

Year 2013

Penile disassembly: anatomical surgical steps.

Loreto C, Garaffa G, Dijnovic R, Barbagli G, Villa M, Sansalone S.

BJU Int. 2013 Nov;112(7):1035-45. doi: 10.1111/bju.12413. No abstract available.

PMID: 24118959
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Long term patient satisfaction and quality of life with AMS700CX inflatable penile prosthesis.

Vitarelli A, Divenuto L, Fortunato F, Falco A, Pagliarulo V, Antonini G, Gentile V, Sciarra A, Salciccia S, Sansalone S, Di Placido MR, Garaffa G, Pagliarulo A.

Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2013 Sep 26;85(3):133-7. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2013.3.133.

PMID: 24085235
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Prediction of early and late complications after oral mucosal graft harvesting: multivariable analysis from a cohort of 553 consecutive patients.

Barbagli G, Fossati N, Sansalone S, Larcher A, Romano G, Dell'Acqua V, Guazzoni G, Lazzeri M.

J Urol. 2014 Mar;191(3):688-93. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.09.006. Epub 2013 Sep 11.

PMID: 24035880
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Ventral oral mucosal onlay graft urethroplasty in nontraumatic bulbar urethral strictures: surgical technique and multivariable analysis of results in 214 patients.

Barbagli G, Montorsi F, Guazzoni G, Larcher A, Fossati N, Sansalone S, Romano G, Buffi N, Lazzeri M.

Eur Urol. 2013 Sep;64(3):440-7. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.05.046. Epub 2013 Jun 5.

PMID: 23759258
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Glans reconstruction with the use of an inverted urethral flap after distal penile amputation for carcinoma.

Sansalone S, Garaffa G, Vespasiani G, Zucchi A, Kuehhas FE, Herwig R, Silvani M, Pecoraro S, Loreto C, Leonardi R.

Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2013 Apr 19;85(1):24-7. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2013.1.24.

PMID: 23695401
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


A geographic analysis of male urethral stricture aetiology and location.

Stein DM, Thum DJ, Barbagli G, Kulkarni S, Sansalone S, Pardeshi A, Gonzalez CM.

BJU Int. 2013 Oct;112(6):830-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11600.x. Epub 2012 Dec 18.

PMID: 23253867
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Penile length and girth restoration in severe Peyronie's disease using circular and longitudinal grafting.

Egydio PH, Kuehhas FE, Sansalone S.

BJU Int. 2013 Apr;111(4 Pt B):E213-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11582.x. Epub 2012 Oct 26.

PMID: 23107452
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Year 2012

Oral mucosa and urethroplasty: it's time to change.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Lazzeri M.

Eur Urol. 2012 Dec;62(6):1071-3; discussion 1073-5. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2012.07.042. Epub 2012 Jul 28. No abstract available.

PMID: 22857985
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Morphological evaluation of the male external urethral sphincter complex by transrectal ultrasound: feasibility study and potential clinical applications.

Miano R, Kim FJ, De Nunzio C, Mauriello A, Sansalone S, Vespasiani G, Asimakopoulos AD.

Urol Int. 2012;89(3):275-82. doi: 10.1159/000339716. Epub 2012 Jul 25.

PMID: 22832072
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Bulbar urethroplasty: transecting vs. nontransecting techniques.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Romano G, Lazzeri M.

Curr Opin Urol. 2012 Nov;22(6):474-7. doi: 10.1097/MOU.0b013e32835749be. Review.

PMID: 22825459
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Current controversies in reconstructive surgery of the anterior urethra: a clinical overview.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Djinovic R, Romano G, Lazzeri M.

Int Braz J Urol. 2012 May-Jun;38(3):307-16; discussion 316. Review.

PMID: 22765862
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free Article


Polyphenols: key issues involved in chemoprevention of prostate cancer.

Cimino S, Sortino G, Favilla V, Castelli T, Madonia M, Sansalone S, Russo GI, Morgia G.

Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2012;2012:632959. doi: 10.1155/2012/632959. Epub 2012 May 28. Review.

PMID: 22690272
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC Article


Simultaneous total corporal reconstruction and implantation of a penile prosthesis in patients with erectile dysfunction and severe fibrosis of the corpora cavernosa.

Sansalone S, Garaffa G, Djinovic R, Antonini G, Vespasiani G, Ieria FP, Cimino S, Loreto C, Ralph DJ.

J Sex Med. 2012 Jul;9(7):1937-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02748.x. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

PMID: 22672346
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Cryopreserved penile tunica albuginea for allotransplantation: a morphological and ultrastructural investigation.

Loreto C, Orlandi A, Ferlosio A, Djinovic R, Basic D, Bettocchi C, Rutigliano M, Barbagli G, Vespasiani G, Caltabiano R, Musumeci G, Sansalone S.

J Sex Med. 2012 Sep;9(9):2378-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2012.02789.x. Epub 2012 May 22.

PMID: 22616821
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Surgical Repair of Late Complications in Patients Having Undergone Primary Hypospadias Repair during Childhood: A New Perspective.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Djinovic R, Lazzeri M.

Adv Urol. 2012;2012:705212. doi: 10.1155/2012/705212. Epub 2012 Apr 10.

PMID: 22567003

Free PMC Article


Dorsal onlay oral mucosal graft bulbar urethroplasty.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Kulkarni SB, Romano G, Lazzeri M.

BJU Int. 2012 Jun;109(11):1728-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11006.x. No abstract available.

PMID: 22564323
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Penile reconstruction.

Garaffa G, Sansalone S, Ralph DJ.

Asian J Androl. 2013 Jan;15(1):16-9. doi: 10.1038/aja.2012.9. Epub 2012 Mar 19. Review.

PMID: 22426595
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC Article


Skin phototype and local trauma in the onset of balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) in circumcised patients.

Villa M, Dragonetti E, Grande M, Bove P, Sansalone S, Rulli F, Tambucci R, Tucci G, Baldi A.

In Vivo. 2012 Jan-Feb;26(1):143-6.

PMID: 22210729
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Simultaneous penile lengthening and penile prosthesis implantation in patients with Peyronie's disease, refractory erectile dysfunction, and severe penile shortening.

Sansalone S, Garaffa G, Djinovic R, Egydio P, Vespasiani G, Miano R, Loreto C, Ralph DJ.

J Sex Med. 2012 Jan;9(1):316-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02509.x. Epub 2011 Oct 24.

PMID: 22023552
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Year 2011

Ventral onlay oral mucosal graft bulbar urethroplasty.

Barbagli G, Sansalone S, Romano G, Lazzeri M.

BJU Int. 2011 Oct;108(7):1218-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10625.x. No abstract available.

PMID: 21914112
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Long-term results of the surgical treatment of Peyronie's disease with Egydio's technique: a European multicentre study.

Sansalone S, Garaffa G, Djinovic R, Pecoraro S, Silvani M, Barbagli G, Zucchi A, Vespasiani G, Loreto C.

Asian J Androl. 2011 Nov;13(6):842-5. doi: 10.1038/aja.2011.42. Epub 2011 Jul 11.

PMID: 21743482

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Free PMC Article


[Italian validation of the English PROM-USS-Q questionnaire in patients undergoing anterior urethroplasty].

Barbagli G, Romano G, Sansalone S, Lazzeri M.

Urologia. 2011 Apr-Jun;78(2):98-107. doi: 10.5301/RU.2011.8334. Italian.

PMID: 21574144
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Histological evidence of urethral involvement in male patients with genital lichen sclerosus: a preliminary report.

Barbagli G, Mirri F, Gallucci M, Sansalone S, Romano G, Lazzeri M.

J Urol. 2011 Jun;185(6):2171-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.02.060. Epub 2011 Apr 17.

PMID: 21497838
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) and its death receptor (DR5) in Peyronie's disease. A biomolecular study of apoptosis activation.

Loreto C, Barbagli G, Djinovic R, Vespasiani G, Carnazza ML, Miano R, Musumeci G, Sansalone S.

J Sex Med. 2011 Jan;8(1):109-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.02003.x. Epub 2010 Sep 14.

PMID: 20840533
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Year 2010

Penile enhancement using autologous tissue engineering with biodegradable scaffold: a clinical and histomorphometric study.

Perovic SV, Sansalone S, Djinovic R, Ferlosio A, Vespasiani G, Orlandi A.

J Sex Med. 2010 Sep;7(9):3206-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01545.x.

PMID: 20796201
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Iatrogenic trapped penis in adults: new, simple 2-stage repair.

Zucchi A, Perovic S, Lazzeri M, Mearini L, Costantini E, Sansalone S, Porena M.

J Urol. 2010 Mar;183(3):1060-3. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2009.11.030. Epub 2010 Jan 21.

PMID: 20092845
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Retrospective descriptive analysis of 1,176 patients with failed hypospadias repair.

Barbagli G, Perovic S, Djinovic R, Sansalone S, Lazzeri M.

J Urol. 2010 Jan;183(1):207-11. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2009.08.153. Epub .

PMID: 19913825
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Publications from 2004 to 2009

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