Quoc Dien Trinh

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of hospital volume, residency, and fellowship training on perioperative outcomes after radical prostatectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:29.e13-20. 2014
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review of the volume-outcome relationship for radical prostatectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    CRCHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 64:786-98. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Discharge patterns after radical prostatectomy in the United States of America
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1022-32. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effect of nodal metastases on cancer-specific mortality after cytoreductive nephrectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2096-102. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Open radical prostatectomy in the elderly: a case for concern?
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BJU Int 109:1335-40. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Leapfrog volume thresholds and perioperative complications after radical prostatectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cancer 118:4991-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in access to care at high-volume institutions for uro-oncologic procedures
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Cancer 118:4421-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Node-positive renal cell carcinoma in the absence of distant metastases: predictors of cancer-specific mortality in a population-based cohort
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJU Int 110:E21-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Does partial nephrectomy at an academic institution result in better outcomes?
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    World J Urol 30:505-10. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy compared with open radical prostatectomy: results from the nationwide inpatient sample
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Eur Urol 61:679-85. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint The impact of hospital volume, residency, and fellowship training on perioperative outcomes after radical prostatectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:29.e13-20. 2014
    ..We examine the effect of teaching status and hospital volume on perioperative RP outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review of the volume-outcome relationship for radical prostatectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    CRCHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 64:786-98. 2013
    ..Due to the complexity and challenging nature of radical prostatectomy (RP), it is likely that both short- and long-term outcomes strongly depend on the cumulative number of cases performed by the surgeon as well as by the hospital...
  3. doi request reprint Discharge patterns after radical prostatectomy in the United States of America
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1022-32. 2013
    ..We examined the effect of several indicators on discharge patterns after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of nodal metastases on cancer-specific mortality after cytoreductive nephrectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2096-102. 2013
    ..We examined the outcomes of these patients in a large population-based cohort and examined the ability of standard risk factors to predict cancer-specific mortality (CSM)...
  5. doi request reprint Open radical prostatectomy in the elderly: a case for concern?
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BJU Int 109:1335-40. 2012
    ..In the USA, elderly patients undergoing radical prostatectomy are treated at institutions where suboptimal outcomes are recorded...
  6. doi request reprint Leapfrog volume thresholds and perioperative complications after radical prostatectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Cancer 118:4991-8. 2012
    ..The authors explored the effect of Leapfrog volume thresholds (LVTs) on 5 short-term radical prostatectomy (RP) outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Disparities in access to care at high-volume institutions for uro-oncologic procedures
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Cancer 118:4421-6. 2012
    ..Age, sex, and race may also play a role. The authors examined whether these affect the access to high-volume hospitals for uro-oncologic procedures in the United States...
  8. doi request reprint Node-positive renal cell carcinoma in the absence of distant metastases: predictors of cancer-specific mortality in a population-based cohort
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJU Int 110:E21-7. 2012
    ..In consequence, universal inclusion of PPN should be considered in prospective and retrospective CSM analyses...
  9. doi request reprint Does partial nephrectomy at an academic institution result in better outcomes?
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    World J Urol 30:505-10. 2012
    ..To the best of our knowledge, the role of institutional academic affiliation has not been examined with regard to PN postoperative outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy compared with open radical prostatectomy: results from the nationwide inpatient sample
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Eur Urol 61:679-85. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Improvement of racial disparities with respect to the utilization of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy in the United States
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Cancer 118:1894-900. 2012
    ..We examined whether race affects the utilization rate of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) in a population-based sample of individuals from the United States...
  12. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality of radical prostatectomy differs by insurance status
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Cancer 118:1803-10. 2012
    ..Private insurance status may favorably affect various health outcomes including those associated with radical prostatectomy (RP). We explored the effect of insurance status on 5 short-term RP outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy at academic versus nonacademic institutions: a population based analysis
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Urol 186:1849-54. 2011
    ..Radical prostatectomy outcomes may be better at academic institutions than at nonacademic centers. We examined the effect of academic status on 5 short-term radical prostatectomy outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Propensity-score-matched comparison of perioperative outcomes between open and laparoscopic nephroureterectomy: a national series
    Nawar Hanna
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 61:715-21. 2012
    ..Either an open NU (ONU) or a laparoscopic NU (LNU) may be considered. Despite the presence of several reports comparing perioperative and cancer-control outcomes between the two approaches, no reports relied on a population-based cohort...
  15. doi request reprint Robot-assisted vs. laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: utilization rates and perioperative outcomes
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 39:377-86. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of surgical approach on perioperative morbidity and mortality after partial nephrectomy...
  16. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality and failure to rescue after cytoreductive nephrectomy
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 63:1107-14. 2013
    ..The risk of in-hospital mortality after cytoreductive nephrectomy (CNT) is non-negligible and may vary widely according to various patient and hospital characteristics and clinical contexts...
  17. doi request reprint A stage-for-stage and grade-for-grade analysis of cancer-specific mortality rates in renal cell carcinoma according to age: a competing-risks regression analysis
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 60:1152-9. 2011
    ..The association of advanced age and cancer control outcomes shows discordant findings...
  18. doi request reprint Nodal involvement at nephrectomy is associated with worse survival: a stage-for-stage and grade-for-grade analysis
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Urol 20:372-80. 2013
    ..To examine cancer-specific mortality in patients with nodal metastases relative to patients without nodal involvement at nephrectomy for non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma in a population-based cohort...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of gender on nephrectomy perioperative outcomes: a national survey
    Jesse Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6337-44. 2012
    ..The effect of gender on complications after surgery is controversial. We examine the effect of gender on five short term nephrectomy outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint An analysis of patients with T2 renal cell carcinoma (RCC) according to tumour size: a population-based analysis
    Marco Bianchi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    BJU Int 111:1184-90. 2013
    ..Other thresholds were also assessed...
  21. doi request reprint Is a treatment delay in radical prostatectomy safe in individuals with low-risk prostate cancer?
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    J Sex Med 9:2961-9. 2012
    ..Many patients diagnosed with localized prostate cancer (PCa) are presented with several treatment modalities, which may require time to understand these options before making an informed decision regarding treatment...
  22. doi request reprint The effect of insurance status on outcomes after partial nephrectomy
    Al a Abdo
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, 1058, rue St Denis, Montreal, QC, H2X 3J4, Canada
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:343-51. 2012
    ..Privately insured patients may have favorable health outcomes when compared to those covered by federally funded initiatives. This study explored the effect of insurance status on five short-term outcomes after partial nephrectomy (PN)...
  23. doi request reprint Prospective randomized trial of barbed polyglyconate suture to facilitate vesico-urethral anastomosis during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: time reduction and cost benefit
    Kevin C Zorn
    University of Montreal Hospital Center, Hôpital Sacré Coeur de Montréal, QC, Canada
    BJU Int 109:1526-32. 2012
    ....
  24. doi request reprint A non-cancer-related survival benefit is associated with partial nephrectomy
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 61:725-31. 2012
    ..Partial nephrectomy (PN) may better protect against other-cause mortality (OCM) when compared with radical nephrectomy (RN) in patients with localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  25. doi request reprint Temporal trends, practice patterns, and treatment outcomes for infected upper urinary tract stones in the United States
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    Eur Urol 64:85-92. 2013
    ..The incidence of infected urolithiasis is unknown, and evidence describing the optimal management strategy for obstruction is equivocal...
  26. doi request reprint Conditional survival after nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC): changes in future survival probability over time
    Marco Bianchi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    BJU Int 111:E283-9. 2013
    ..To examine the impact of length of survival on future survival probability, otherwise known as the effect of conditional survival (CS), after nephrectomy (NT) in patients diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  27. doi request reprint Conditional survival of patients with urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder treated with radical cystectomy
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 48:1503-11. 2012
    ..To examine the impact of survival probability according to duration of survivorship following radical cystectomy (RC) in patients diagnosed with urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder (UCUB)...
  28. doi request reprint Annual prostatectomy volume is related to rectal laceration rate after radical prostatectomy
    Jan Schmitges
    Martini Clinic, Prostate Cancer Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Urology 79:796-803. 2012
    ..To examine the effect of annual prostatectomy volume (APV) on contemporary intraoperative rectal laceration (RL) rates after radical prostatectomy...
  29. doi request reprint Percutaneous suprapubic tube bladder drainage after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a step-by-step guide
    Khurshid R Ghani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    BJU Int 112:703-5. 2013
    ..To describe our technique of maintaining bladder drainage after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) using a percutaneous suprapubic tube (PST) in place of a urethral catheter...
  30. doi request reprint Sociodemographic disparities in the treatment of small renal masses
    Andreas Becker
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    BJU Int 111:E274-82. 2013
    ..To examine the presence of specific sociodemographic disparities in the treatment of individuals with small renal masses...
  31. doi request reprint Robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy: the differential effect of regionalization, procedure volume and operative approach
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Urol 189:1289-94. 2013
    ..We compared perioperative outcomes after robot-assisted and open radical prostatectomy, while considering the impact of this established relationship...
  32. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease after nephrectomy in patients with small renal masses: a retrospective observational analysis
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 62:696-703. 2012
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide health threat associated with increased cardiovascular disease and mortality...
  33. doi request reprint Hospital volume is a determinant of postoperative complications, blood transfusion and length of stay after radical or partial nephrectomy
    Maxine Sun
    University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 187:405-10. 2012
    ..We examined the impact of hospital volume on short-term outcomes after nephrectomy for nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma...
  34. doi request reprint Safety profile of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: a standardized report of complications in 3317 patients
    Piyush K Agarwal
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Eur Urol 59:684-98. 2011
    ..Previous studies attempting to assess complications after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) are limited by their small numbers, short follow-up, or lack of risk factor analysis...
  35. doi request reprint Trends in percutaneous nephrolithotomy use and outcomes in the United States
    Khurshid R Ghani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 190:558-64. 2013
    ..We investigated recent trends in the use and perioperative outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in the United States in a population based cohort...
  36. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of patients undergoing percutaneous suprapubic tube drainage after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP)
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BJU Int 110:580-5. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates the long-term safety and efficacy of bladder drainage by PST; splinting the urethrovesical anastomosis is simply not essential if mucosal apposition is ensured...
  37. doi request reprint Treatment management of small renal masses in the 21st century: a paradigm shift
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2380-7. 2012
    ..Active surveillance (AS) also may be considered. We examined the rates of PN, RN, and AS within a contemporary population-based cohort...
  38. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma with nodal metastases in the absence of distant metastatic disease: prognostic indicators of disease-specific survival
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcome Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and Department of Urology, Rennes University Hospital, France
    Eur Urol 51:1616-24. 2007
    ..We explored the ability of standard risk factors such as tumour size, Fuhrman grade, histologic subtype and symptom classification to predict renal cell carcinoma-specific survival (RCC-SS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint ECOG performance status 0 or 1 and symptom classification do not improve the ability to predict renal cell carcinoma-specific survival
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center CHUM, 1058, rue St Denis, Montreal, Que, Canada H2X 3J4
    Eur J Cancer 43:1023-9. 2007
    ..We tested and compared the improvement in prognostic ability related to the consideration of either ECOG performance status (ECOGPS) and/or symptom classification (S-CLASS) in renal cell carcinoma specific mortality (RCC-SM) predictions...
  40. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is an informative predictor of renal cell carcinoma-specific mortality: a European study of 313 patients
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 110:1241-7. 2007
    ..It was hypothesized that CRP can improve the prognostic ability of standard RCC-specific mortality (RCC-SM) predictors in patients treated with nephrectomy for all stages of RCC...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multi-institutional validation of a new renal cancer-specific survival nomogram
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:1316-22. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the prediction of renal cancer-specific survival can be improved if traditional predictor variables are used within a prognostic nomogram...
  42. doi request reprint Robotic ultrasound probe for tumor identification in robotic partial nephrectomy: Initial series and outcomes
    Bartosz F Kaczmarek
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Int J Urol 20:172-6. 2013
    ..We evaluated our initial experience using a robotic ultrasound probe that is controlled by the console surgeon...
  43. doi request reprint Comparison of partial vs radical nephrectomy with regard to other-cause mortality in T1 renal cell carcinoma among patients aged ≥75 years with multiple comorbidities
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJU Int 111:67-73. 2013
    ..To quantify the effect of partial nephrectomy (PN) vs radical nephrectomy (RN) on other-cause mortality (OCM) in elderly patients with localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and/or multiple comorbidities...
  44. doi request reprint Blood transfusions in radical prostatectomy: a contemporary population-based analysis
    Jan Schmitges
    Martini Clinic, Prostate Cancer Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Urology 79:332-8. 2012
    ..To examine the homologous blood transfusion (HBT), autologous blood transfusion (ABT) and intraoperative blood conservation technique (IOBCT) rates and trends at open (ORP) and minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP)...
  45. doi request reprint Health care-associated infections after major cancer surgery: temporal trends, patterns of care, and effect on mortality
    Jesse Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Cancer 119:2317-24. 2013
    ..The authors examined trends in the incidence of HAI after major cancer surgery (MCS) and risk factors for HAI to describe the effects of HAI on mortality after MCS...
  46. doi request reprint Incidence and treatment patterns in males presenting with lower urinary tract symptoms to the emergency department in the United States
    Florian Roghmann
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Urology, Ruhr University Bochum, Marienhospital, Herne, Germany Electronic address
    J Urol 190:1798-804. 2013
    ..We assessed the incidence of emergency department visits in men with lower urinary tract symptoms who presented to emergency departments in the United States and factors associated with an increased likelihood of hospitalization...
  47. doi request reprint In-hospital mortality and failure-to-rescue rates after radical cystectomy
    Vincent Q Trinh
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BJU Int 112:E20-7. 2013
    ..To show the underlying variability in peri-operative mortality after radical cystectomy (RC) by analysing failure-to-rescue (FTR) rates, i.e. deaths after complications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Unclassified renal cell carcinoma: an analysis of 85 cases
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJU Int 100:802-8. 2007
    ..To compare cancer-specific mortality in patients with unclassified renal cell carcinoma (URCC) vs clear cell RCC (CRCC) after nephrectomy, as URCC is a rare but very aggressive histological subtype...
  49. doi request reprint Trends in surgery for upper urinary tract calculi in the USA using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample: 1999-2009
    Khurshid R Ghani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BJU Int 112:224-30. 2013
    ..To determine trends in demographics and treatment for inpatient upper urinary tract calculi in the USA using a population-based cohort...
  50. doi request reprint A review of integrated staging systems for renal cell carcinoma
    Malek Meskawi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Eur Urol 62:303-14. 2012
    ..Several outstanding integrated staging systems (ISSs) have been devised for patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  51. doi request reprint Partial and radical nephrectomy provide comparable long-term cancer control for T1b renal cell carcinoma
    Malek Meskawi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Urol 21:122-8. 2014
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Radical cystectomy in the elderly: national trends and disparities in perioperative outcomes and quality of care
    Florian Roghmann
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada
    Urol Int 92:27-34. 2014
    ..Such patients may benefit from RC at high-volume and/or academic centers to maximally reduce adverse perioperative outcomes. ..
  53. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism after major cancer surgery: temporal trends and patterns of care
    Vincent Q Trinh
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA Surg 149:43-9. 2014
    ..Changing VTE detection guidelines and better management of this condition may explain our findings. ..
  54. doi request reprint Is there a relationship between leapfrog volume thresholds and perioperative outcomes after radical cystectomy?
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:27.e7-13. 2014
    ..We explored the effect of Leapfrog volume thresholds (LVT) on 5 short-term radical cystectomy (RC) outcomes...
  55. doi request reprint A population-based competing-risks analysis of survival after nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma
    Marco Bianchi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Urologic Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    Urol Oncol 32:46.e1-7. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to provide a clinically relevant and detailed assessment of survival following surgical excision in patients with RCC of all stages according to age, stage, and grade...
  56. doi request reprint National trends and disparities in the use of minimally invasive adult pyeloplasty
    Shyam Sukumar
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Urol 188:913-8. 2012
    ..Nonetheless, minimally invasive pyeloplasty appears to be underused in North America. We examined specific patient and hospital characteristics that may be associated with these disparities...
  57. doi request reprint Predictors of immediate continence following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Endourol 27:442-6. 2013
    ..In the current study, we examine a large multisurgeon population of patients undergoing RARP to assess for predictors of this outcome...
  58. doi request reprint Fuhrman grade [corrected] has no added value in prediction of mortality after partial or [corrected] radical nephrectomy for chromophobe renal cell carcinoma patients
    Malek Meskawi
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Mod Pathol 26:1144-9. 2013
    ..5%; P=0.02). In conclusion, FG is not an informative predictor of prognosis, defined as cancer-specific mortality, after partial and radical nephrectomy for chromophobe renal cell carcinoma patients...
  59. pmc Impact of academic affiliation on radical cystectomy outcomes in North America: A population-based study
    Marco Bianchi
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, Urological Research Institute, Milan, Italy Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC
    Can Urol Assoc J 6:245-50. 2012
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Discharge patterns after radical cystectomy: contemporary trends in the United States
    Marco Bianchi
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Urologic Research Institute, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 187:1206-9. 2012
    ..Discharge patterns, including rates of prolonged length of stay and transfer to a facility, were evaluated in the context of radical cystectomy...
  61. doi request reprint Distribution of metastatic sites in patients with prostate cancer: A population-based analysis
    Giorgio Gandaglia
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Department of Urology, Urological Research Institute, Vita Salute San Raffaele University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Prostate 74:210-6. 2014
    ..There is few data on what constitutes the distribution of metastatic sites in prostate cancer (PCa). The aim of our study was to systematically describe the most common sites of metastases in a contemporary cohort of PCa patients...
  62. doi request reprint Local tumor destruction in renal cell carcinoma--an inpatient population-based study
    Vincent Trudeau
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:54.e1-7. 2014
    ..Local tumor destruction (LTD) is a recommended therapy alternative for localized T1 renal cell carcinoma for patients who are unfit for surgery. We examined patterns of use and complication rates of LTD in a large population-based cohort...
  63. doi request reprint Risk factors for biochemical recurrence following radical perineal prostatectomy in a large contemporary series: a detailed assessment of margin extent and location
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1470-6. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the incidence, location, and extent of PSM as well as their impact on biochemical recurrence (BCR) following RPP...
  64. ncbi request reprint Collecting duct renal cell carcinoma: a matched analysis of 41 cases
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcome Unit, University of Montreal Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Urol 52:1140-5. 2007
    ..We assessed the stage and histologic features of patients with CDRCC and compared cancer-specific mortality in CDRCC and matched patients with clear-cell renal cell carcinoma (CRCC)...
  65. doi request reprint Incidence of priapism in emergency departments in the United States
    Florian Roghmann
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Department of Urology, Ruhr University Bochum, Marienhospital, Herne, Germany Electronic address
    J Urol 190:1275-80. 2013
    ..In this study, we examine the incidence of this condition in a United States population based setting, and assess patient and emergency department attributes associated with an increased likelihood of hospitalization...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of metastatic site on emergency department disposition in men with metastatic prostate cancer
    Jesse D Sammon
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Can J Urol 20:7008-14. 2013
    ..Though the prevalence of metastatic prostate cancer is decreasing, the rate of admission from the emergency department (ED) is increasing. Little is known about the implications of metastatic site on a patient's ED course and admission...
  67. pmc An evidence-based guide to the selection of sequential therapies in metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, 264 Boul René Lévesque East, Suite 228, Montreal, QC, Canada H2X 1P1
    Ther Adv Urol 5:121-8. 2013
    ..We conclude that in the current setting, sequential therapy represents the cornerstone of effective management of metastatic renal cell carcinoma...
  68. doi request reprint Emergency department visits in the United States for upper urinary tract stones: trends in hospitalization and charges
    Khurshid R Ghani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan Electronic address
    J Urol 191:90-6. 2014
    ..Using the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) we examined trends in visits, hospitalization and charges for patients with upper urinary tract stones who presented to the emergency department in the United States...
  69. doi request reprint Management of localized kidney cancer: calculating cancer-specific mortality and competing risks of death for surgery and nonsurgical management
    Maxine Sun
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Canada Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:235-41. 2014
    ..For elderly individuals with localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC), surgical intervention remains the primary treatment option but may not benefit patients with limited life expectancy...
  70. doi request reprint Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy-Technique in 2012
    Khurshid R Ghani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Endourol 26:1558-65. 2012
    ..In 2012, incorporation of the GelPoint access platform has the potential to further improve the oncologic performance of VIP, especially in high-risk patients...
  71. doi request reprint Marital status: a gender-independent risk factor for poorer survival after radical cystectomy
    Jesse D Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    BJU Int 110:1301-9. 2012
    ..Marriage also exerts a protective effect on men regarding non-organ-confined disease, with those never having married having significantly higher rates...
  72. doi request reprint Anastomosis during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: randomized controlled trial comparing barbed and standard monofilament suture
    Jesse Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Urology 78:572-9. 2011
    ..Barbed polyglyconate suture was first used for the UVA during RARP beginning in January 2010; safety and feasibility were previously demonstrated in 51 patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Sunitinib relieves renal cell carcinoma spinal cord compression
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Department of Urology, Division of Urologic Oncology University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Urol 51:1741-3. 2007
    ..Moreover, it appears that the novel therapies for metastatic RCC may restore quality and quantity of life to many of those, whose disease previously appeared too advanced to treat...
  74. doi request reprint Is robotic surgery cost-effective: yes
    Daniel Liberman
    Department of Urology, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Urol 22:61-5. 2012
    ..We assessed the potential cost-effectiveness of robotics in urological surgery and performed a comparative cost analysis with respect to other potential treatment modalities...
  75. doi request reprint Training and outcome monitoring in robotic urologic surgery
    Daniel Liberman
    Department of Urology, University of Montreal Health Center CHUM, Suite 301, 235 Boulevard Rene Levesque Est, Montreal, QC H2X 1N8, Canada
    Nat Rev Urol 9:17-22. 2012
    ..Guidelines for outcome monitoring following RS should be developed, to ensure patient safety and sufficient baseline surgeon skill...
  76. pmc Novel method of knotless vesicourethral anastomosis during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: feasibility study and early outcomes in 30 patients using the interlocked barbed unidirectional V-LOC180 suture
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Montreal, Sacre Coeur de Montreal Hospital, Montreal, QC
    Can Urol Assoc J 5:188-94. 2011
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  77. doi request reprint Tablet telerounding
    Bartosz F Kaczmarek
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    Urology 80:1383-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of remote rounding using commercially available standard tablets with videoconferencing system and assess patient satisfaction...
  78. ncbi request reprint Platelet count and preoperative haemoglobin do not significantly increase the performance of established predictors of renal cell carcinoma-specific mortality
    Pierre I Karakiewicz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcome Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur Urol 52:1428-36. 2007
    ..Anaemia and/or thrombocytosis were identified as independent predictors of poor survival in renal cell carcinoma (RCC). We tested the extent to which these markers worsen the prognosis in these patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Clinicians are poor raters of life-expectancy before radical prostatectomy or definitive radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer
    Jochen Walz
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJU Int 100:1254-8. 2007
    ....
  80. doi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy: a critical analysis of surgical quality
    Jesse Sammon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 21:195-9. 2011
    ..To review the ways in which the quality of radical prostatectomy and robot-assisted radical prostatectomy have been assessed, including quality-of-life (QoL) assessment, combined outcomes reporting, and patient utilities...
  81. pmc Complete endoscopic management of a retained bullet in the bladder
    Ariella A Friedman
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
    Can Urol Assoc J 7:E143-5. 2013
    ..Such an approach may benefit patients with retained intravesical bullets or other challenging intravesical foreign bodies and may be helpful in select circumstances to spare patients from more extensive surgeries...
  82. doi request reprint Radiation safety knowledge and practices among urology residents and fellows: results of a nationwide survey
    Ariella A Friedman
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Surg Educ 70:224-31. 2013
    ..Consequently, residents and practicing urologists risk overexposure. We assessed occupational radiation safety attitudes and practices of training urologists...
  83. doi request reprint The current management of small renal masses
    Quoc Dien Trinh
    Department of Urology Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:180-5. 2009
    ..The natural history of small renal masses as well as the therapeutic approach for such lesions is an evolving paradigm. In this review, we assess the current literature regarding this controversial topic...
  84. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism, shared functions and convergent evolution of genes with sequences coding for polyalanine domains
    Hugo Lavoie
    Laboratoire de Neurogénétique, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Hum Mol Genet 12:2967-79. 2003
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