Salvatore Micali, MD, discusses the pros and cons of en bloc transurethral resection of bladder (TURB) and its advantages over classical TURB. Specifically, he describes how en bloc TURB lends itself to correct specimen orientation, easier identification of the tumor growth front and whether the disease has invaded the chorion, and better determination of the deep surgical margin.Read More
Salvatore Micali, MD
University of Moderno and Reggio Emilia
Dr. Salvatore Micali is Associate Professor of urology at the University of Modena, Italy. He has focused his career on advancing surgical care of urological patients. His major areas of interest are endourology, minimally invasive surgery for treatment of renal and ureteral stones, and oncology. He is an investigator of several studies on urology and surgical techniques, has more than 100 publications in the Journal of Urology and European Urology among others, as well as contributed chapters in several key medical texts such as Smith’s Textbook of Endourology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016). Since 2013, he has been a section editor for BMC Urology (BioMed Central Ltd) and associate editor for many other urological journals. Dr. Micali is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Urological Association and the European Urological Association. He is a member of the executive and scientific board of the Italian Association of Endourology. Dr. Micali has performed more than 3000 urological surgical procedures as first operator and he has given 142 invited presentations at national and international congresses and courses. Starting in 2015, he has been a visiting professor in the department of urology at the Hofstra Northwell school of medicine at the Hofstra Univerity of New York.