Young Deuk Choi


Affiliation: Yonsei University College of Medicine
Country: Korea


  1. Chung D, Lee J, Goh H, Koh D, Kim M, Jang W, et al. Predictive Factors and Oncologic Outcome of Downgrade to Pathologic Gleason Score 6⁻7 after Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Biopsy Gleason Score 8⁻10. J Clin Med. 2019;8: pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, patients with high-grade bGS should be managed aggressively, even if they show pGS downgrade. ..
  2. Lee J, Jeh S, Koh D, Chung D, Kim M, Goh H, et al. Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy During Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors Improves the Diagnostic Accuracy and Therapeutic Efficacy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019;26:1158-1165 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, it also may improve the therapeutic efficacy with longer recurrence-free periods. ..
  3. Kim M, Jang W, Chung D, Koh D, Lee J, Goh H, et al. Effect of prostate gland weight on the surgical and oncological outcomes of extraperitoneal robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. BMC Urol. 2019;19:1 pubmed publisher
  4. Kil H, Kim J, Choi Y, Lee H, Kim T, Kim J. Effect of Combined Treatment of Ketorolac and Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Patients Undergoing Partial Nephrectomy: Pilot Study. J Clin Med. 2018;7: pubmed publisher
    ..There is a possibility that combined therapy of ketorolac and remote ischemic preconditioning prior to ischemia may alleviate renal dysfunction and reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy. ..
  5. Chung D, Koh D, Goh H, Kim M, Lee J, Jang W, et al. Clinical significance and predictors of oncologic outcome after radical prostatectomy for invisible prostate cancer on multiparametric MRI. BMC Cancer. 2018;18:1057 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, we found that PSA is the most clinically reliable predictor of oncologic outcome. We suggest that active treatment and diagnosis should be considered for patients with iPCa with PSA > 6.2 ng/ml. ..
  6. Koh D, Jang W, Park J, Ham W, Han W, Rha K, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Robotic Procedures Performed Using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System at a Single Institute in Korea: Experience with 10000 Cases. Yonsei Med J. 2018;59:975-981 pubmed publisher
    ..8%) cases. Mortality related to robotic surgery was observed for 12 (0.12%) cases. Robotic surgeries have increased steadily at our institution. The da Vinci Robotic Surgical System is effective and safe for use during surgery. ..
  7. Lee S, Choi Y, Cho N. Association between pathologic factors and ERG expression in prostate cancer: finding pivotal networking. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2018;144:1665-1683 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Evaluating the association between ERG expression and pathologic factors, and identifying the regulatory network and pivotal hub may help to understand the clinical significance of ERG-positive prostate cancer. ..
  8. Park J, Jang W, Koh D, Ham W, Rha K, Hong S, et al. Impact of Early Salvage Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Localized Prostate Cancer after Radical Prostatectomy: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis. Yonsei Med J. 2018;59:580-587 pubmed publisher
    ..107). Early sADT after RP improved DPFS and DMFS. Furthermore, early sADT patients demonstrated better CSS in non-organ confined PCa. ..
  9. Kwon J, Cho K, Oh C, Kang D, Lee H, Ham W, et al. The beneficial effect of alpha-blockers for ureteral stent-related discomfort: systematic review and network meta-analysis for alfuzosin versus tamsulosin versus placebo. BMC Urol. 2015;15:55 pubmed publisher
    ..72). In the rank-probability test, tamsulosin ranked highest for USS and BPS, and alfuzosin was second. The alpha-blockers significantly decreased USS and BPS in comparison with placebo. Tamsulosin might be more effective than alfuzosin. ..

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  1. Jang W, Shin S, Yoon C, Kim M, Kang D, Kang Y, et al. Prognostic Significance of the Proportion of Ductal Component in Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate. J Urol. 2017;197:1048-1053 pubmed publisher
    ..001). The prognosis for ductal adenocarcinoma can be stratified by the proportion of the ductal component. This marker could potentially be used as a surrogate for poor prognosis or as a determinant for adjuvant therapy. ..
  2. Kang H, Jung H, Lee J, Kwon J, Jeh S, Cho K, et al. The Within-Group Discrimination Ability of the Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment Score for Men with Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer. J Korean Med Sci. 2018;33:e36 pubmed publisher
    ..The within-group discrimination ability of preoperative CAPRA score might help in patient counseling and selecting optimal treatments for those with IRPCa. ..
  3. Kang H, Jung H, Lee J, Kwon J, Jeh S, Cho K, et al. Prediction of organ-confined disease after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in patients with clinically locally-advanced prostate cancer. Asian J Surg. 2019;42:120-125 pubmed publisher
    ..Preoperative PSA and maximal tumor volume in any biopsy core might be useful clinical predictors of pOCD in clinically LAPCa patients in RARP setting. ..
  4. Jang W, Yoon C, Kim K, Kang Y, Shin S, Cho N, et al. Prognostic Significance of Vas Deferens Invasion After Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with Pathological Stage T3b Prostate Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017;24:1143-1149 pubmed publisher
    ..02-1.90; p = 0.039). Our results shows that the prognosis of PCa with SVI might be further stratified by VDI status, thus suggesting the role of VDI either as a surrogate for poor prognosis or as a determinant for adjuvant therapy. ..
  5. Park J, Koh D, Jang W, Cho K, Ham W, Rha K, et al. Predictors of adverse pathologic features after radical prostatectomy in low-risk prostate cancer. BMC Cancer. 2018;18:545 pubmed publisher
    ..PSA > 4.5 ng/mL and number of positive cores > 2 in low-risk PC were associated with presence of APFs and patients with such records should be considered carefully to provide active surveillance. ..
  6. Lee J, Cho K, Kang D, Jung H, Kwon J, Oh C, et al. A network meta-analysis of therapeutic outcomes after new image technology-assisted transurethral resection for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: 5-aminolaevulinic acid fluorescence vs hexylaminolevulinate fluorescence vs narrow band imaging. BMC Cancer. 2015;15:566 pubmed publisher
    ..The recurrence rate of some bladder cancers can be decreased by the implementation of either PDD- and NBI-assisted TUR; in real settings, clinicians should consider replacing WLC as the standard imaging technology to guide TUR. ..
  7. Choi Y, Ham W, Kim W, Cho K, Lee J, Cho S, et al. Clinical experience of single-session percutaneous aspiration and OK-432 sclerotherapy for treatment of simple renal cysts: 1-year follow-up. J Endourol. 2009;23:1001-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Percutaneous OK-432 sclerotherapy is simple, safe, and effective, and it can be an alternative first-line therapy for simple renal cysts. ..
  8. Kang Y, Jang W, Kwon J, Yoon C, Lee J, Ham W, et al. Intermediate PSA half-life after neoadjuvant hormone therapy predicts reduced risk of castration-resistant prostate cancer development after radical prostatectomy. BMC Cancer. 2017;17:789 pubmed publisher
    ..7%, p?=?0.047), while castration resistance increased in other groups. Short PSA half-life as well as no response after androgen deprivation is associated with increased risk of treatment failure compared to intermediate PSA half-life. ..
  9. Kang Y, Kim H, Jang W, Kwon J, Yoon C, Lee J, et al. Impact of lymphovascular invasion on lymph node metastasis for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy with negative resection margin. BMC Cancer. 2017;17:321 pubmed publisher
    ..317, 95% CI 2.092-8.910, p < 0.001). Lymphovascular invasion increases the risk of recurrence in T3 patients regardless of margin status, by accelerating lymph node metastasis and distant organ metastasis. ..