Stephen B Williams

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Robotic partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a single laparoscopic trained surgeon's experience in the development of a robotic partial nephrectomy program
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 20015, USA
    World J Urol 31:793-8. 2013
  2. doi Salvage robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: indications and outcomes
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 20015, USA
    World J Urol 31:431-4. 2013
  3. doi Comparative effectiveness of cryotherapy vs brachytherapy for localised prostate cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 110:E92-8. 2012
  4. doi Radical retropubic prostatectomy and robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: likelihood of positive surgical margin(s)
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 76:1097-101. 2010
  5. doi New therapies for castrate-resistant prostate cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2069-74. 2011
  6. doi Laparoscopic renal descensus for upper tract reconstruction
    Douglas E Sutherland
    Department of Urology, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Endourol 25:271-2. 2011
  7. doi The impact of prostate size, median lobe, and prior benign prostatic hyperplasia intervention on robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: technique and outcomes
    Andy C Huang
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 59:595-603. 2011
  8. doi Population-based determinants of radical prostatectomy surgical margin positivity
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 107:1734-40. 2011
  9. doi Athermal division and selective suture ligation of the dorsal vein complex during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: description of technique and outcomes
    Yin Lei
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 59:235-43. 2011
  10. doi Trends in the care of radical prostatectomy in the United States from 2003 to 2006
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 108:49-55. 2011

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Publications36

  1. doi Robotic partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a single laparoscopic trained surgeon's experience in the development of a robotic partial nephrectomy program
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 20015, USA
    World J Urol 31:793-8. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether the surgical approach during the implementation of a robotic kidney surgery program influenced perioperative and oncologic outcomes...
  2. doi Salvage robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: indications and outcomes
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 20015, USA
    World J Urol 31:431-4. 2013
    ..Salvage robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (SRALP) has now become a feasible alternative to open prostatectomy in experienced hands. Herein we review the urologic literature for the indications and outcomes of SRALP...
  3. doi Comparative effectiveness of cryotherapy vs brachytherapy for localised prostate cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 110:E92-8. 2012
    ..Conversely, cryotherapy was associated with fewer bowel complications. Patients and providers alike should consider these population-based outcomes when discussing therapeutic options for localised prostate cancer...
  4. doi Radical retropubic prostatectomy and robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: likelihood of positive surgical margin(s)
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 76:1097-101. 2010
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  5. doi New therapies for castrate-resistant prostate cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2069-74. 2011
    ..There has been better understanding of castration resistance and molecular mechanisms of prostate cancer progression recently, leading to new treatment strategies...
  6. doi Laparoscopic renal descensus for upper tract reconstruction
    Douglas E Sutherland
    Department of Urology, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Endourol 25:271-2. 2011
    ..Laparoscopic renal descensus is an uncommonly used but simple procedure that may prevent the need for bladder mobilization or Boari flap creation, particularly in the setting of a hostile pelvis...
  7. doi The impact of prostate size, median lobe, and prior benign prostatic hyperplasia intervention on robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: technique and outcomes
    Andy C Huang
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 59:595-603. 2011
    ..Large prostate size, median lobes, and prior benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) surgery may pose technical challenges during robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)...
  8. doi Population-based determinants of radical prostatectomy surgical margin positivity
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 107:1734-40. 2011
    ..Prognosis (cohort)...
  9. doi Athermal division and selective suture ligation of the dorsal vein complex during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: description of technique and outcomes
    Yin Lei
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 59:235-43. 2011
    ..Apical dissection and control of the dorsal vein complex (DVC) affects blood loss, apical positive margins, and urinary control during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP)...
  10. doi Trends in the care of radical prostatectomy in the United States from 2003 to 2006
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 108:49-55. 2011
    ..o determine differences in surgical outcomes by surgical approach during a period of rapid adoption of minimally invasive surgical approaches in radical prostatectomy...
  11. doi The effect of minimally invasive and open radical prostatectomy surgeon volume
    Wesley W Choi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:569-76. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (MIRP) surgeon volume on outcomes, and correlate with those of open radical prostatectomy retropubic (ORP)...
  12. doi Determinants of performing radical prostatectomy pelvic lymph node dissection and the number of lymph nodes removed in elderly men
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Urology 77:402-6. 2011
    ..We characterized determinants of performance and extent of PLND during radical prostatectomy in elderly men...
  13. doi Comparison of outpatient narcotic prescribing patterns after minimally invasive versus retropubic and perineal radical prostatectomy
    Keith J Kowalczyk
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Urol 186:1843-8. 2011
    ..We characterized population based outpatient narcotic prescribing patterns after minimally invasive, retropubic and perineal radical prostatectomy...
  14. doi Primary vs. post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) in patients with presence of teratoma at orchiectomy
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 20015, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:60-3. 2012
    ..post-chemotherapy RPLND (PC-RPLND) in patients with teratoma at orchiectomy...
  15. doi Initial series of robot-assisted laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell testicular cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 60:1299-302. 2011
    ..These results may not be applicable to all surgeons. Further long-term follow-up with a larger number of patients are warranted to validate these preliminary findings...
  16. doi Morbidity of open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer: contemporary perioperative data
    Stephen B Williams
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 105:918-21. 2010
    ..To review differences between primary retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (P-RPLND) and RPLND after chemotherapy (PC-RPLND) in a contemporary series of patients with testicular cancer, to validate the proposed low morbidity...
  17. doi Randomized controlled trial of barbed polyglyconate versus polyglactin suture for robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy anastomosis: technique and outcomes
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Urol 58:875-81. 2010
    ..Barbed polyglyconate sutures maintain running suture line tension and may be advantageous in RALP anastomosis for reducing this complication...
  18. pmc Androgen-deprivation therapy for nonmetastatic prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of peripheral arterial disease and venous thromboembolism
    Jim C Hu
    Institute of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Eur Urol 61:1119-28. 2012
    ..However, few studies have examined its effect on the peripheral vascular system...
  19. doi Nerve-sparing technique and urinary control after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Wesley W Choi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Urol 29:21-7. 2011
    ..To characterize determinants of 4-, 12-, and 24-month urinary control after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)...
  20. doi Outcomes assessment in men undergoing open retropubic radical prostatectomy, laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, and robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Keith J Kowalczyk
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 45 Francis St, ASB II, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Urol 30:85-9. 2012
    ..To review the various methods of outcomes assessment used for effectiveness studies comparing retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP), laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP), and robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)...
  21. doi Primary retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in patients with clinical stage IS testis cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 182:2716-20. 2009
    ..We analyzed the outcome in patients treated with primary retroperitoneal lymph node dissection...
  22. doi Utilization and expense of adjuvant cancer therapies following radical prostatectomy
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 117:4846-54. 2011
    ..We sought to identify the costs of adjuvant therapies following radical prostatectomy (RP) and factors associated with their receipt...
  23. doi Thermal ablation vs surgery for localized kidney cancer: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database analysis
    Toni K Choueiri
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Urology 78:93-8. 2011
    ....
  24. doi Overuse of imaging for staging low risk prostate cancer
    Wesley W Choi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Urol 185:1645-9. 2011
    ..Routine imaging for staging low risk prostate cancer is not recommended according to current guidelines. We characterized patterns of care and factors associated with imaging overuse...
  25. pmc Evaluation of patient-reported quality-of-life outcomes after renal surgery
    Sarah B Kim
    Department of Surgery and Division of Urology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Urology 79:1268-73. 2012
    ....
  26. doi Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in patients with high risk testicular cancer
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 181:2097-101; discussion 2101-2. 2009
    ..We reviewed differences between primary and post-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in patients at high risk...
  27. doi Changes in penile length after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Jason D Engel
    Department of Urology, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    J Endourol 25:65-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to describe changes in penile length after after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP)...
  28. doi Vascular pseudoaneurysms in urology: clinical characteristics and management
    Douglas E Sutherland
    Department of Urology, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, Washington, USA
    J Endourol 24:915-21. 2010
    ..Vascular pseudoaneurysm is a well-documented complication that results after injury to an arterial wall. We review the urologic literature for all reported postprocedural and post-traumatic cases of pseudoaneurysm...
  29. ncbi Small bowel obstruction: conservative vs. surgical management
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1140-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess incidence, risk factors, and recurrence rates for conservative and surgical management of small bowel obstruction...
  30. pmc Selective detection of histologically aggressive prostate cancer: an Early Detection Research Network Prediction model to reduce unnecessary prostate biopsies with validation in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial
    Stephen B Williams
    Division of Urology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer 118:2651-8. 2012
    ....
  31. doi Oncologic outcome of robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy in the high-risk setting
    Jason D Engel
    Department of Urology, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia 20006, USA
    J Endourol 24:1963-6. 2010
    ..Management of high-risk disease with robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) is controversial. We examined biochemical recurrence in a selected cohort of high-risk patients who were undergoing RALP...
  32. doi Initial experience with robot-assisted minimally-invasive nephroureterectomy
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 22:699-704. 2008
    ..Various techniques have been described for laparoscopic nephroureterectomy. We reviewed our initial experience of laparoscopic nephroureterectomy with robot-assisted extravesical excision of the distal ureter and bladder cuff...
  33. ncbi Endourologic procedures for benign prostatic hyperplasia: review of indications and outcomes
    Ravi Kacker
    Department of Urology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 20015, USA
    Urol J 8:171-6. 2011
    ..To discern the positive and negative attributes of the various treatment modalities for benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  34. ncbi Thrombosed external hemorrhoids: outcome after conservative or surgical management
    Jose Greenspon
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The George Washington University, Washington, D C, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1493-8. 2004
    ..We wished to determine the incidence of recurrence, intervals to recurrence, and factors predicting recurrence of thrombosed external hemorrhoids after conservative or surgical management...
  35. ncbi Adenomatoid tumor of the testes
    Stephen B Williams
    George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Urology 63:779-81. 2004
    ..Because of the benign nature of this tumor, the treatment of choice is local excision. We describe a rare case of adenomatoid tumor of the testis treated by local excision...
  36. ncbi Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the kidney
    Stephen B Williams
    Department of Urology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Int J Urol 13:74-5. 2006
    ..This patient underwent neoadjuvant intravenous doxorubicin therapy, followed by surgical resection of the scalp, lung and shoulder lesions in addition to a radical nephrectomy...