Viraj Master

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Preoperative Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Independently Predicts Overall Survival in Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma following Radical Nephrectomy
    Brian W Cross
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:524981. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy via endoscopic groin dissection: comprehensive assessment of immediate and long-term complications
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 188:1176-80. 2012
  3. pmc Intensive medical student involvement in short-term surgical trips provides safe and effective patient care: a case review
    Ira L Leeds
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:317. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Poorly numerate patients in an inner city hospital misunderstand the American Urological Association symptom score
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 75:148-52. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Leg endoscopic groin lymphadenectomy (LEG procedure): step-by-step approach to a straightforward technique
    Viraj Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Building B, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur Urol 56:821-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Initial experience with videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy
    Keith A Delman
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:977-82. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Feasibility of a novel approach to inguinal lymphadenectomy: minimally invasive groin dissection for melanoma
    Keith A Delman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:731-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography based renal parenchyma volume measurements prior to renal tumor surgery are predictive of postoperative renal function
    Brian Kunzel
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 20:6714-20. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Medical student surgery elective in rural Haiti: a novel approach to satisfying clerkship requirements while providing surgical care to an underserved population
    Anthony Chin-Quee
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    World J Surg 35:739-44. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal epithelial neoplasms: diagnostic applications of gene expression profiling
    Andrew N Young
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 15:28-38. 2008

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Publications28

  1. pmc Preoperative Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Independently Predicts Overall Survival in Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma following Radical Nephrectomy
    Brian W Cross
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:524981. 2012
    ..735-27.649) and 18.5-fold (HR: 18.531, 95% CI: 2.117-162.228) increased risk of overall mortality, respectively. Conclusion. Preoperative ESR values represent a robust predictor of overall survival following nephrectomy in localized RCC...
  2. doi request reprint Minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy via endoscopic groin dissection: comprehensive assessment of immediate and long-term complications
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 188:1176-80. 2012
    ..In this report we present a detailed analysis of immediate and long-term complications associated with the procedure using standardized complications reporting methodology including the Clavien classification...
  3. pmc Intensive medical student involvement in short-term surgical trips provides safe and effective patient care: a case review
    Ira L Leeds
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:317. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. doi request reprint Poorly numerate patients in an inner city hospital misunderstand the American Urological Association symptom score
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 75:148-52. 2010
    ..But, health literacy also comprises quantitative literacy or numeracy. We previously reported that document literacy independently predicts misunderstanding of the AUA-SS. However, the AUA-SS consists of written and numeric information...
  5. doi request reprint Leg endoscopic groin lymphadenectomy (LEG procedure): step-by-step approach to a straightforward technique
    Viraj Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Building B, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Eur Urol 56:821-8. 2009
    ..Historically, this procedure was associated with significant morbidity...
  6. doi request reprint Initial experience with videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy
    Keith A Delman
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:977-82. 2011
    ..Although a limited suprafascial dissection has been reported in the urologic literature, we report our growing experience with VIL applying a comprehensive approach to dissection...
  7. doi request reprint Feasibility of a novel approach to inguinal lymphadenectomy: minimally invasive groin dissection for melanoma
    Keith A Delman
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:731-7. 2010
    ..We report feasibility of minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy intended to minimize wound complications inherent to this procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography based renal parenchyma volume measurements prior to renal tumor surgery are predictive of postoperative renal function
    Brian Kunzel
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 20:6714-20. 2013
    ..To determine whether preoperative computed tomography (CT) based renal parenchymal volume (RPV) measurements would be predictive of postoperative chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  9. doi request reprint Medical student surgery elective in rural Haiti: a novel approach to satisfying clerkship requirements while providing surgical care to an underserved population
    Anthony Chin-Quee
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1648 Pierce Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    World J Surg 35:739-44. 2011
    ..We describe an alternative approach for global health surgical training for medical students...
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal epithelial neoplasms: diagnostic applications of gene expression profiling
    Andrew N Young
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 15:28-38. 2008
    ..Here, we review clinical features of kidney cancer, the WHO classification system, and the growing role of molecular classification for diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy of this disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Current trends in the molecular classification of renal neoplasms
    Andrew N Young
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:2505-18. 2006
    ..Here, we review clinical features of kidney cancer, the WHO classification system, and the growing role of molecular classification for diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy of this disease...
  12. pmc Hyperspectral imaging and quantitative analysis for prostate cancer detection
    Hamed Akbari
    Emory University, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    J Biomed Opt 17:076005. 2012
    ..This pilot study may lead to advances in the optical diagnosis of prostate cancer using HSI technology...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of obesity and weight loss in patients with nononcological urological disease
    Vivek Natarajan
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 181:2424-9. 2009
    ..We reviewed the effects of obesity and long-term weight loss on nononcological urological disease, particularly urinary stone formation, erectile dysfunction, female sexual dysfunction, voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence...
  14. doi request reprint Multi-disciplinary update on pelvic fracture associated bladder and urethral injuries
    Brad Figler
    Department of Urology, University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center, Box 359868, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Injury 43:1242-9. 2012
    ..To address this, we present a multi-disciplinary review of pelvic fracture-associated bladder and urethral injuries that is specifically geared towards orthopaedic, urology, and trauma surgeons caring for these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with the radiotracer anti-1-amino-3-18F-fluorocyclobutane-1-carboxylic acid with PET/CT in prostate carcinoma
    David M Schuster
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:56-63. 2007
    ..There is little renal excretion compared with (18)F-FDG. The present study examines anti-(18)F-FACBC uptake in patients with newly diagnosed and recurrent prostate carcinoma...
  16. doi request reprint Combined nephrectomy and major hepatectomy: indications, outcomes, and recommendations
    Maksym Yezhelyev
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:410-8. 2009
    ..Simultaneous nephrectomy with major hepatectomy (NMH) is uncommon. We reviewed our experience with NMH...
  17. doi request reprint Multimedia version of a standard medical questionnaire improves patient understanding across all literacy levels
    Michael D Bryant
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 182:1120-5. 2009
    ..We previously reported that many patients do not fully understand this tool and often provide inaccurate information. To combat this problem we developed a novel multimedia version of the American Urological Association symptom score...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cytoreductive nephrectomy in advanced renal-cell carcinoma
    Manuel S Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Endourol 20:504-8. 2006
    ..We compared the outcomes of patients with metastatic RCC undergoing laparoscopic and open cytoreductive nephrectomy prior to systemic therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of isolated renal fossa recurrence following radical nephrectomy
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urol 174:473-7; discussion 477. 2005
    ..Management of this lesion can be challenging, with relatively few series in the literature. We describe our use of surgical extirpation with adjuvant intraoperative radiation...
  20. doi request reprint Assessment of the performance of the American Urological Association symptom score in 2 distinct patient populations
    Timothy V Johnson
    School of Medicine Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 181:230-7. 2009
    ..It is unclear whether misunderstanding is confined to patients of low socioeconomic status. Therefore, we reevaluated the prevalence and impact of this misunderstanding in a county vs university hospital population...
  21. doi request reprint Stage IV prostate cancer: survival differences in clinical T4, nodal and metastatic disease
    Wayland Hsiao
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Urol 184:512-8. 2010
    ..Assignment to stage IV prostate cancer may occur by different modes, namely as T4N0M0 vs N1 vs M1 disease. We hypothesize that patients with clinical T4 disease have better outcomes than those with N1 or M1 disease...
  22. doi request reprint The impact of income and education on dietary habits in stone formers
    Daniel T Saint-Elie
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 76:307-13. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) on dietary habits in stones formers (SF) as there is an obvious association between dietary habits and risks of urolithiasis...
  23. pmc Impact of ethnicity on primary treatment choice and mortality in men with prostate cancer: data from CaPSURE
    Kelvin A Moses
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Rd, NE, Building B, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:1069-74. 2010
    ..Additional research on the influence of patient/physician education and perception and the role that socioeconomic factors play in mortality from prostate cancer may be areas of focus for public health initiatives...
  24. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of written screening tools in an inner city hospital: literacy based limitations on patient access to appropriate care
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Urol 178:623-9; discussion 629. 2007
    ..We evaluated the frequency, predictors and impact of poor understanding of the American Urological Association symptom index on patient care...
  25. ncbi request reprint The independent impact of extended pattern biopsy on prostate cancer stage migration
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 174:1789-93; discussion 1793. 2005
    ..It is still unknown whether the number of biopsies is an independent predictor of tumor size. This is important as a number of studies show that tumor volume is an independent predictor of cancer progression...
  26. doi request reprint Patient misunderstanding of the individual questions of the American Urological Association symptom score
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Urol 179:2291-4; discussion 2294-5. 2008
    ..However, some patients may experience difficulty completing the AUA questionnaire. We hypothesized that certain individual questions may generate more misunderstanding than others...
  27. doi request reprint Age and grade trends in prostate cancer (1974-2003): a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Registry analysis
    Ashesh B Jani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:375-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this investigation was to use the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registry to examine time trends in age and grade...