Publications by authors named "Athanase Billis"

94Publications

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Xanthoma of the Prostate After Kidney Transplantation: A Case Report.

Transplant Proc 2020 Nov 15;52(9):2736-2738. Epub 2020 May 15.

Departments of Anatomic Pathology and Urology, School of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Brazil.

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November 2020

Biopsy core length in white versus African descendant prostate cancer patients.

Scand J Urol 2020 Jun 28;54(3):188-193. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

UroScience, Department of Urology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp and Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, PUC-Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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June 2020

The TNM 8th edition: Validation of the proposal for organ - confined (pT2) prostate cancer.

Int Braz J Urol 2019 Mar-Apr;45(2):229-236

Departmento de Urologia da Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brasil.

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July 2019

Early development of a gonadal tumor in a patient with mixed gonadal dysgenesis.

Arch Endocrinol Metab 2018 ;62(6):644-647

Grupo Interdisciplinar de Estudos da Determinação e Diferenciação do Sexo (GIEDDS), Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (FCM-Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brasil.

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February 2019

The importance of histopathologic review of biopsies in patients with prostate cancer referred to a tertiary uro-oncology center.

Int Braz J Urol 2019 Jan-Feb;45(1):32-37

Departamento de Anatomia Patológica da Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brasil.

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June 2019

Intravesical Immunomodulatory Imiquimod Enhances Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Downregulation of Nonmuscle-invasive Bladder Cancer.

Clin Genitourin Cancer 2018 06 7;16(3):e587-e593. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil; Department of Urologic Oncology, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Enhanced immunization techniques to obtain highly specific monoclonal antibodies.

MAbs 2018 01 6;10(1):46-54. Epub 2017 Oct 6.

a Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp), Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, Araraquara, Proteomics Center, Monoclonal Antibody Lab. , Araraquara , Brazil.

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January 2018

Does index tumor predominant location influence prognostic factors in radical prostatectomies?

Int Braz J Urol 2017 Jul-Aug;43(4):686-697

Departamento Urologia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brasil.

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November 2017

Characterization of reactive stroma in prostate cancer: involvement of growth factors, metalloproteinase matrix, sexual hormones receptors and prostatic stem cells.

Int Braz J Urol 2015 Sep-Oct;41(5):849-58

Laboratório de Carcinogênese Urogenital e Imunoterapia (LCURGIM), Departamento de Biologia Estrutural e Funcional, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP, Brasil.

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May 2016

Predictive criteria of insignificant prostate cancer: what is the correspondence of linear extent to percentage of cancer in a single core?

Int Braz J Urol 2015 Mar-Apr;41(2):367-72

Department of Urology (UF), School of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Brazil.

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October 2015

Intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin efficiently reduces p70S6K1 but not 4E-BP1 phosphorylation in nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer.

J Urol 2015 Feb 6;193(2):682-9. Epub 2014 Sep 6.

Departments of Urology and Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Gleason underestimation is predicted by prostate biopsy core length.

World J Urol 2015 Jun 2;33(6):821-6. Epub 2014 Aug 2.

Urology Division, Faculty of Medicine, Center for Life Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUC-Campinas), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil,

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June 2015

Urothelial carcinogen resistance driven by stronger Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) and Uroplakin III (UP III) defense mechanisms: a new model.

World J Urol 2015 Mar 29;33(3):413-9. Epub 2014 May 29.

School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Unicamp, Rua: Tessália Vieira de Camargo, 1262, Cidade Universitária "Zeferino Vaz", Campinas, São Paulo, CEP: 13083-887, Brazil,

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March 2015

Supporting prostate cancer focal therapy: a multidisciplinary International Consensus of Experts ("ICE").

Aging Male 2014 Jun 6;17(2):66-71. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Department of Urology and Pathology, University of Campinas, UNICAMP , Campinas, São Paulo , Brazil .

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June 2014

Controversial predictors of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: a study from a Latin American (Brazilian) institution.

Int Braz J Urol 2013 Nov-Dec;39(6):779-92

Department of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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September 2014

Higher prostate weight is inversely associated with Gleason score upgrading in radical prostatectomy specimens.

Adv Urol 2013 31;2013:710421. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Departments of Urology and Pathology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Rua Tessália Vieira de Camargo 126, Cidade Universitária "Zeferino Vaz," 13083-887 Campinas-SP, Brazil.

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November 2013

Handling and staging of renal cell carcinoma: the International Society of Urological Pathology Consensus (ISUP) conference recommendations.

Am J Surg Pathol 2013 Oct;37(10):1505-17

*Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary and Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, AB ∥∥Department of Laboratory Medicine, Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga ¶¶Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Toronto, ON, Canada †Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN ‡Nephropath, Little Rock, AR §Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA **Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Houston, TX ∥School of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Brazil ¶Department of Pathology and Surgery, University of Cordoba Medical School, Cordoba, Spain #Aquesta Pathology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld, Australia ††Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand ‡‡Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden §§Section of Pathological Anatomy, Polytechnic University of Marche Region, United Hospitals Ancona, Ancona, Italy.

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October 2013

Metanephric adenoma and solid variant of papillary renal cell carcinoma: common and distinctive features.

Histopathology 2013 May 3;62(6):941-53. Epub 2013 Apr 3.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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May 2013

Fibroblast growth factor, estrogen, and prolactin receptor features in different grades of prostatic adenocarcinoma in elderly men.

Microsc Res Tech 2013 Mar 30;76(3):321-30. Epub 2013 Jan 30.

Department of Structural and Functional Biology, Institute of Biology, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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March 2013

Periacinar retraction clefting in nonneoplastic and neoplastic prostatic glands: artifact or molecular involvement.

Pathol Oncol Res 2012 Apr 13;18(2):285-92. Epub 2011 Sep 13.

Department of Anatomy, Institute of Biosciences, Univ Estadual Paulista (UNESP), CP-510, 18618-970, Botucatu, SP, Brazil.

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April 2012

Should pathologists continue to use the current pT2 substaging system for reporting of radical prostatectomy specimens?

Int Urol Nephrol 2011 Sep 20;43(3):707-14. Epub 2011 Feb 20.

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Brazil.

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September 2011

Does tumor extent on needle prostatic biopsies influence the value of perineural invasion to predict pathologic stage > T2 in radical prostatectomies?

Int Braz J Urol 2010 Jul-Aug;36(4):439-47; discussion 448, 448-9

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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June 2011

Prostatic atrophy. Clinicopathological significance.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2010 Jul-Aug;36(4):401-9

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2011

The triple clinicopathologic features to seminal vesicle-sparing radical prostatectomy.

J Endourol 2010 Sep;24(9):1535-9

Department of Surgery (Urology), School of Medicine, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Sao Paolo, Brazil.

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September 2010

Expression of alpha-methylacyl coenzyme A racemase in partial and complete focal atrophy on prostate needle biopsies.

Anal Quant Cytol Histol 2009 Dec;31(6):424-31

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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December 2009

Tumor extent in radical prostatectomy specimens: is it an independent prognostic factor for biochemical (PSA) progression following surgery?

Int Urol Nephrol 2011 Jun 10;43(2):417-22. Epub 2010 Aug 10.

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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June 2011

Evolution on experimental animal model for upper urothelium carcinogenesis.

World J Urol 2010 Aug 6;28(4):499-505. Epub 2010 Apr 6.

Department of Urology, Division of Urologic Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, R. Votorantim, 51, ap. 43, Campinas, SP, 13073-090, Brazil.

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August 2010

Mergence of partial and complete atrophy in prostate needle biopsies: a morphologic and immunohistochemical study.

Virchows Arch 2010 Jun 2;456(6):689-94. Epub 2010 Apr 2.

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas, Caixa, Postal 6111, CEP 13084-971, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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June 2010

Prostatic diseases in the senescence: structural and proliferative features.

Aging Male 2010 Jun;13(2):124-32

Department of Anatomy, Institute of Biology, University of Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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June 2010

Does the type of prostatic atrophy influence the association of extent of atrophy in needle biopsies and serum prostate-specific antigen levels?

Urology 2009 Nov 20;74(5):1111-5. Epub 2009 Sep 20.

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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November 2009

Female urethral carcinoma: evidences to origin from Skene's glands.

Urol Oncol 2011 Mar-Apr;29(2):218-23. Epub 2009 May 17.

Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Sao Paolo, Brazil.

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July 2011

Focal prostatic atrophy: mimicry of prostatic cancer on TRUS and 3D-MRSI studies.

Abdom Imaging 2009 Mar-Apr;34(2):271-5

Radiology, Hospital Vera Cruz, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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June 2009

The significance of microscopic bladder neck invasion in radical prostatectomies: pT4 disease?

Int Urol Nephrol 2009 19;41(1):71-6. Epub 2008 Jun 19.

Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, Caixa Postal 6111, Campinas 13084-971, Brazil.

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August 2009

The impact of the 2005 international society of urological pathology consensus conference on standard Gleason grading of prostatic carcinoma in needle biopsies.

J Urol 2008 Aug 11;180(2):548-52; discussion 552-3. Epub 2008 Jun 11.

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Brazil.

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August 2008

Gleason score as predictor of clinicopathologic findings and biochemical (PSA) progression following radical prostatectomy.

Int Braz J Urol 2008 Jan-Feb;34(1):23-9

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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April 2009

Inflammatory atrophy on prostate needle biopsies: is there topographic relationship to cancer?

Int Braz J Urol 2007 May-Jun;33(3):355-60; discussion 361-3

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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February 2008

Iatrogenic and non-iatrogenic positive margins: incidence, site, factors involved, and time to PSA progression following radical prostatectomy.

Int Urol Nephrol 2008 30;40(1):105-11. Epub 2007 Jun 30.

Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, Caixa Postal 6111, Campinas 13084-971, Brazil.

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September 2008

Extent of prostatic atrophy in needle biopsies and serum PSA levels: is there an association?

Urology 2007 May;69(5):927-30

Department of Anatomic Pathology, State University of Campinas School of Medicine, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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May 2007

Seminal vesicle invasion in radical prostatectomies: which is the most common route of invasion?

Int Urol Nephrol 2007 13;39(4):1097-102. Epub 2007 Mar 13.

Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, Caixa Postal 6111, Campinas, 13084-971, Brazil.

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March 2008

Surgical margins in radical prostatectomy: a comparison between retropubic and laparoscopic surgery.

Int Urol Nephrol 2007 15;39(3):865-9. Epub 2007 Mar 15.

Urology Department, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Av Andrade Neves, 784-1 degrees andar, Campinas, 13013-161, Brazil.

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January 2008

Prostatic atrophy: immunohistochemical study of hypoxia induced factors.

Int Urol Nephrol 2006 ;38(3-4):577-81

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Mail Post 6111, Zip Code 13084971, Campinas, Brazil.

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September 2007

Are prostate carcinoma clinical stages T1c and T2 similar?

Int Braz J Urol 2006 Mar-Apr;32(2):165-71

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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November 2006

Prostate cancer pathologic stage pT2b (2002 TNM staging system): does it exist?

Int Braz J Urol 2006 Jan-Feb;32(1):43-7

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

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August 2006

Relationship of age to outcome and clinicopathologic findings in men submitted to radical prostatectomy.

Int Braz J Urol 2005 Nov-Dec;31(6):534-9; discussion 539-40

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas, Unicamp, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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June 2006

Nephron-sparing surgery for renal tumours using selective renal parenchymal clamping.

BJU Int 2005 Nov;96(7):1036-9

Division of Urology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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November 2005

Prostate cancer with bladder neck involvement: pathologic findings with application of a new practical method for tumor extent evaluation and recurrence-free survival after radical prostatectomy.

Int Urol Nephrol 2004 ;36(3):363-8

Departments of Anatomic Pathology, Medical Genetics and Biostatistics, and Urology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil.

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October 2005

Why linear extent, not percent, of cancer should be used to measure cancer in needle biopsies.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2002 Nov-Dec;28(6):576-7

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Adenocarcinoma of the prostate in young men: clinical and pathologic features.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2002 Nov-Dec;28(6):574-6

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Phenotypic, molecular and ultrastructural studies of a novel low grade renal epithelial neoplasm possibly related to the loop of Henle.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2002 Sep-Oct;28(5):477-8

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Percent Gleason grade (4/5) as prognostic factor in prostate cancer diagnosed at transurethral resection.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2002 Sep-Oct;28(5):476-7

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Prostate cancer involving the bladder neck: recurrence-free survival and implications for AJCC staging modifications.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2002 Jul-Aug;28(4):369-70

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Needle core length in sextant biopsy influences prostate cancer detection rate.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2002 Jul-Aug;28(4):368-9

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

The accuracy of (99m)Tc-DTPA scintigraphy in the evaluation of acute renal graft complications.

Int Braz J Urol 2003 Nov-Dec;29(6):507-16

Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Campinas State University, UNICAMP, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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August 2009

pT1 Substaging in renal cell carcinoma: validation of the 2002 TNM staging modification of renal tumors.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2003 Mar-Apr;29(2):173-4

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paolo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Follow up of high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia and atypical small acinar proliferation in a highly screened patient population.

Authors:
Athanase Billis

Int Braz J Urol 2003 Mar-Apr;29(2):172-3

Department of Pathology, State University of Campinas, Unicamp Campinas, São Paolo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Correlation between tumor extent in radical prostatectomies and preoperative PSA, histological grade, surgical margins, and extraprostatic extension: application of a new practical method for tumor extent evaluation.

Int Braz J Urol 2003 Mar-Apr;29(2):113-9; discussion 120

Department of Pathologic Anatomy, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2005

Prostatic atrophy: evidence for a possible role of local ischemia in its pathogenesis.

Int Urol Nephrol 2002 ;34(3):345-50

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil.

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January 2004

Inflammatory atrophy of the prostate. Prevalence and significance.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2003 Jul;127(7):840-4

Department of Anatomic Pathology, School of Medicine, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil.

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July 2003