Nicholas G Cost

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Two girls with urethral duplication
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children s Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 72:800-2. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of renal function outcomes after nephron-sparing surgery and radical nephrectomy for nonsyndromic unilateral Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Division of Urologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Division of Urology, University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO Electronic address
    Urology 83:1388-93. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Adolescent urologic oncology: current issues and future directions
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:59-69. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Urologic co-morbidities associated with sacrococcygeal teratoma and a rational plan for urologic surveillance
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1626-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Pathological review of Wilms tumor nephrectomy specimens and potential implications for nephron sparing surgery in Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 45229, USA
    J Urol 188:1506-10. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Testicular germ cell tumors. Current concepts and management strategies
    N G Cost
    Division of Urology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 65:133-55. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Single institution experience with Tru-Cut renal mass biopsy for diagnosing Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Children s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Urol J 10:780-3. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A robotic-assisted laparoscopic approach for pediatric renal cell carcinoma allows for both nephron-sparing surgery and extended lymph node dissection
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1946-50. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in an adolescent population
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Endourol 26:635-40. 2012
  10. doi request reprint TP53 codon 72 polymorphisms in favorable histology Wilms tumors
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:326-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Two girls with urethral duplication
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children s Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 72:800-2. 2008
    ..A thorough examination is required, because most cases of duplication can be identified with careful inspection...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of renal function outcomes after nephron-sparing surgery and radical nephrectomy for nonsyndromic unilateral Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Division of Urologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Division of Urology, University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Children s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO Electronic address
    Urology 83:1388-93. 2014
    ..The recommended management of nonsyndromic uWT is RN. However, NSS may decrease the risk of long-term renal disease and associated comorbidities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adolescent urologic oncology: current issues and future directions
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:59-69. 2014
    ..Lastly, we highlight future directions and the foreseeable obstacles towards achieving the same research and therapeutic success enjoyed in pediatric urologic oncology. ..
  4. doi request reprint Urologic co-morbidities associated with sacrococcygeal teratoma and a rational plan for urologic surveillance
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1626-9. 2013
    ..SCT pelvic mass effect and the need for aggressive surgical resection, create potential for urologic co-morbidity. We reviewed our experience with SCTs and propose a rational plan for urologic surveillance...
  5. doi request reprint Pathological review of Wilms tumor nephrectomy specimens and potential implications for nephron sparing surgery in Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 45229, USA
    J Urol 188:1506-10. 2012
    ..With the increasing use of nephron sparing surgery in Wilms tumor, we reviewed pathological features from Wilms tumor radical nephrectomy specimens to determine the potential efficacy of a nephron sparing approach...
  6. ncbi request reprint Testicular germ cell tumors. Current concepts and management strategies
    N G Cost
    Division of Urology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 65:133-55. 2013
    ..In summary, while some areas in T-GCT care are debated, the vast majority of patients should be approached in a standardized manner which ensures optimal oncologic outcomes and minimal therapeutic morbidity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Single institution experience with Tru-Cut renal mass biopsy for diagnosing Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Children s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Urol J 10:780-3. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of needle biopsy for diagnosing Wilms tumor (WT) before chemotherapy...
  8. doi request reprint A robotic-assisted laparoscopic approach for pediatric renal cell carcinoma allows for both nephron-sparing surgery and extended lymph node dissection
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1946-50. 2012
    ..Robotic-assisted laparoscopy can permit excellent exposure for an oncologically-sound resection, in this case a partial nephrectomy, as well as an extended lymph node dissection...
  9. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in an adolescent population
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Endourol 26:635-40. 2012
    ..We present two cases of adolescents who were treated using robot-assisted laparoscopic RPLND (R-RPLND)-one with paratesticular RMS (PT-RMS) and one with testicular GCT (T-GCT)-with good outcomes and low morbidity...
  10. doi request reprint TP53 codon 72 polymorphisms in favorable histology Wilms tumors
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:326-8. 2012
    ..However, the genotypic and allelic frequencies showed no significant correlation with age, stage, or disease recurrence...
  11. ncbi request reprint A novel SOX9 mutation, 972delC, causes 46,XY sex-reversed campomelic dysplasia with nephrocalcinosis, urolithiasis, and dysgerminoma
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children s Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 44:451-4. 2009
    ..This first reported case of dysgerminoma in a sex-reversed patient with CD who also had urolithiasis stresses the importance of prophylactic gonadectomy and urologic evaluations in this susceptible population...
  12. doi request reprint Hernia after pediatric urological laparoscopy
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 183:1163-7. 2010
    ..We present our experience with port site incisional hernias following pediatric urological laparoscopy...
  13. doi request reprint Pediatric testicular torsion: demographics of national orchiopexy versus orchiectomy rates
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology and Department of Research RH, Children s Medical Center and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA
    J Urol 185:2459-63. 2011
    ..Thus, we examined the Pediatric Health Information System database for torsion outcomes and demographics at American pediatric hospitals...
  14. doi request reprint Oncologic outcomes of partial versus radical nephrectomy for unilateral Wilms tumor
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Pediatric Urology, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:898-904. 2012
    ..Based on recent data demonstrating that renal preserving surgery decreases the likelihood of chronic renal disease and associated co-morbidities, we analyzed oncologic outcomes of patients after partial nephrectomy (PN) for UWT...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification of pubertal children and postpubertal adolescents with clinical stage I testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Division of Urology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado Electronic address
    J Urol 191:1485-90. 2014
    ..However, to our knowledge there are no data on the impact of high risk features in such pubertal children and postpubertal adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of pediatric robotic-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy and laparoendoscopic single-site nephroureterectomy
    Danesh Bansal
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Urology 83:438-42. 2014
    ..To compare outcomes between pediatric robotic-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (RALNU) and laparoendoscopic single-site nephroureterectomy (LESSNU)...
  17. doi request reprint A comparison of pediatric, adolescent, and adult testicular germ cell malignancy
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urologic Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Division of Urology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:446-51. 2014
    ..Traditionally, pediatric T-GCTs were perceived as more indolent than adult T-GCTs. However, there are few studies comparing these groups and none that specifically evaluate adolescents...
  18. doi request reprint Correlation between preoperative staging computerized tomography and pathological findings after nodal sampling in children with Wilms tumor
    Jessica D Lubahn
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Children s Medical Center of Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 45229, USA
    J Urol 188:1500-4. 2012
    ..Thus, we correlated preoperative computerized tomography and pathological lymph node findings to establish a radiological criterion for pathological lymph node enlargement...
  19. doi request reprint The use of preoperative targeted molecular therapy to allow nephron sparing for T1b tumors
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 23:411-7. 2013
    ..To give insight into the current literature on feasibility, safety and outcome of presurgical targeted molecular therapies (TMTs) before nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) in patients with renal cell carcinoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urinary NGAL levels correlate with differential renal function in patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction undergoing pyeloplasty
    Nicholas G Cost
    Divisions of Urology and Nephrology PD, MB, CH, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Electronic address
    J Urol 190:1462-7. 2013
    ..Our hypothesis was that higher NGAL in the kidney and bladder would correlate with decreased ipsilateral differential function...
  21. doi request reprint International consultation on urologic diseases and the European Association of Urology international consultation on locally advanced renal cell carcinoma
    Vitaly Margulis
    UT Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, TX, USA
    Eur Urol 60:673-83. 2011
    ..These advanced RCC patients include those with venous tumour thrombi, extracapsular tumour extension, adjacent organ involvement, as well as nodal disease...
  22. doi request reprint Pediatric standard and robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: a comparative single institution study
    Edward Riachy
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Urol 189:283-7. 2013
    ..We report our experience and compare the outcomes between standard and robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty to treat ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of testicular germ cell tumor therapy on renal function
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Urology 80:641-8. 2012
    ..To assess the pre- and post-therapy glomerular filtration rate in patients with testicular germ cell tumors to determine its effect on the natural history of renal function...
  24. doi request reprint Renal rhabdomyosarcoma in a pancake kidney
    Ashley Walther
    Division of Pediatric Surgery of Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Urology 82:458-60. 2013
    ..Treatment included multimodal therapy, consisting of neoadjuvant chemotherapy, complete surgical resection, and adjuvant chemotherapy. He remains in clinical remission 7 months after resection...
  25. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of GLUT1 and its correlation with unfavorable histology and TP53 codon 72 polymorphism in Wilms tumors
    Dinesh Rakheja
    Department of Pathology, Children s Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 15:286-92. 2012
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  26. doi request reprint The impact of targeted molecular therapies on the level of renal cell carcinoma vena caval tumor thrombus
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    Eur Urol 59:912-8. 2011
    ..Targeted molecular therapies (TMTs) previously have demonstrated oncologic activity in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) by reducing the size of primary tumors and metastases...
  27. ncbi request reprint The initial experience with RENAL Nephrometry in children, adolescents, and young adults with renal tumors
    Nicholas G Cost
    Division of Urology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado Division of Urology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:1434-9. 2014
    ..Thus, the study objective was to evaluate RENAL Nephrometry tumor score in a population of children, adolescents, and young adults and correlate it with tumor features and pathology...
  28. doi request reprint Screening ultrasound in follow-up after pediatric pyeloplasty
    Nicholas G Cost
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center and Children s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Urology 76:175-9. 2010
    ..The recommended imaging after pediatric pyeloplasty has included intravenous pyelography, radionucleotide renography, and ultrasound US...