Ronald Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of genomics-based strategies in overcoming chemotherapeutic resistance
    M Vijay Kumar
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 5:471-80. 2004
  2. pmc Epidemiology of sexual dysfunction in Asia compared to the rest of the world
    Ronald W Lewis
    Section of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Asian J Androl 13:152-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Definitions/epidemiology/risk factors for sexual dysfunction
    Ronald W Lewis
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    J Sex Med 7:1598-607. 2010
  4. doi request reprint History of the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM)--the beginnings
    Ronald Lewis
    Medical College of Georgia Section of Urology, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    J Sex Med 5:740-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of tadalafil in clinical populations
    Ronald W Lewis
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA, and St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    J Sex Med 2:517-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of androgens on penile tissue
    Ronald W Lewis
    Departments of Surgery Urology and Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    Endocrine 23:101-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint High yield of saturation prostate biopsy for patients with previous negative biopsies and small prostates
    Kamran P Sajadi
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Urology 70:691-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology/risk factors of sexual dysfunction
    Ronald W Lewis
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Sex Med 1:35-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide inhibits RhoA/Rho-kinase signaling to cause penile erection
    Thomas M Mills
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 439:173-4. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of tonic contraction--a novel way to approach erectile dysfunction
    Thomas M Mills
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912 3000, USA
    J Androl 23:S5-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of genomics-based strategies in overcoming chemotherapeutic resistance
    M Vijay Kumar
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 5:471-80. 2004
    ..In summary, this review points out the complexity of interactions of the cell survival and death pathways and highlights some methods to manipulate them to achieve therapeutic advantage...
  2. pmc Epidemiology of sexual dysfunction in Asia compared to the rest of the world
    Ronald W Lewis
    Section of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Asian J Androl 13:152-8. 2011
    ..This critical review paper should help guide these studies for reaching evidence-based literature standards...
  3. doi request reprint Definitions/epidemiology/risk factors for sexual dysfunction
    Ronald W Lewis
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    J Sex Med 7:1598-607. 2010
    ..This is the summary of the report by the International Consultation Committee for Sexual Medicine on Definitions/Epidemiology/Risk Factors for Sexual Dysfunction...
  4. doi request reprint History of the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM)--the beginnings
    Ronald Lewis
    Medical College of Georgia Section of Urology, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    J Sex Med 5:740-5. 2008
    ..This is the first article in a series of articles outlining the history of what became the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of tadalafil in clinical populations
    Ronald W Lewis
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA, and St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    J Sex Med 2:517-31. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of androgens on penile tissue
    Ronald W Lewis
    Departments of Surgery Urology and Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    Endocrine 23:101-5. 2004
    ..Extrapolating animal dependency of androgens for molecular activity in the penile tissue remains the most reasonable suggestion for androgen dependency of the cavernous tissue in man...
  7. ncbi request reprint High yield of saturation prostate biopsy for patients with previous negative biopsies and small prostates
    Kamran P Sajadi
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Urology 70:691-5. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the patient characteristics for which repeat biopsy by SPB provides the greatest utility for prostate cancer detection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology/risk factors of sexual dysfunction
    Ronald W Lewis
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Sex Med 1:35-9. 2004
    ..Accurate estimates of prevalence/incidence are important in understanding the true burden of male and female sexual dysfunction and in identifying risk factors for prevention efforts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide inhibits RhoA/Rho-kinase signaling to cause penile erection
    Thomas M Mills
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 439:173-4. 2002
    ..These results support the hypothesis that NO inhibits Rho-kinase-induced cavernosal vasoconstriction during erection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of tonic contraction--a novel way to approach erectile dysfunction
    Thomas M Mills
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, 30912 3000, USA
    J Androl 23:S5-9. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Reduced response of prostate cancer cells to TRAIL is modulated by NFkappaB-mediated inhibition of caspases and Bid activation
    Manal A Eid
    Medical College of Georgia, Section of Urology, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Int J Oncol 21:111-7. 2002
    ..Thus, we have demonstrated the role of NFkappaB in the differential response of prostate cancer cells to TRAIL...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mifepristone pretreatment overcomes resistance of prostate cancer cells to tumor necrosis factor alpha-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL)
    Manal A Eid
    Medical College of Georgia, Section of Urology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Mol Cancer Ther 1:831-40. 2002
    ..On the basis of our results, it is suggested that the differences in response of the two cell lines to TRAIL is at the mitochondrial level...
  13. ncbi request reprint SAHA-sensitized prostate cancer cells to TNFalpha-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL): mechanisms leading to synergistic apoptosis
    Vijayabaskar Lakshmikanthan
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:221-8. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in men
    Tom F Lue
    Department of Urology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 1:6-23. 2004
    ..Disorders of sexual function in men include erectile dysfunction, orgasm/ejaculation disorders, priapism, and Peyronie's disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mitochondria from TRAIL-resistant prostate cancer cells are capable of responding to apoptotic stimuli
    Yayun Liang
    Section of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Cell Signal 17:243-51. 2005
    ..Thus, in addition to providing functional explanation for the biphasic release of cytochrome c from mitochondria, we demonstrate the presence of a feedback amplification of mitochondrial apoptotic signal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic advantage of combining calcium channel blockers and TRAIL in prostate cancer
    Ismail Kaddour-Djebbar
    Research Department, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Freedom Way, Augusta, GA 30904, USA
    Mol Cancer Ther 5:1958-66. 2006
    ..Furthermore, this system provides an excellent model to investigate the role of [Ca(2+)](m) in apoptosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sensitization of TRAIL-resistant cells by inhibition of heat shock protein 90 with low-dose geldanamycin
    Yulin Ma
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Mol Cancer Ther 5:170-8. 2006
    ..Our data show increase in apoptosis using low, suboptimal dose of geldanamycin when used with TRAIL. These results provide a means to alleviate two problems: resistance to TRAIL and adverse effects of high-dose geldanamycin...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of patient concern and adequacy of informed consent regarding infertility resulting from prostate cancer treatment
    Buffi G Boyd
    Section of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Urology 68:840-4. 2006
    ..A secondary aim was to assess the rate at which men were informed of the fertility implications of prostate cancer treatment by their physician before their selection of a treatment option...
  19. pmc Combination of proteasomal inhibitors lactacystin and MG132 induced synergistic apoptosis in prostate cancer cells
    Robert B Shirley
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Neoplasia 7:1104-11. 2005
    ..In addition to describing effective therapeutic agents, we provide a model system to facilitate the investigation of the mechanism of action of these drugs and their effects on the IKK-NFkappaB axis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mifepristone-induced secretion of transforming growth factor beta1-induced apoptosis in prostate cancer cells
    Yayun Liang
    Medical College of Georgia, Section of Urology, Augusta, GA 30912 4050, USA
    Int J Oncol 21:1259-67. 2002
    ..In conclusion, both Mifepristone and Tamoxifen induced apoptosis mediated through TGFbeta1. However, no critical advantage was noted by the addition of Tamoxifen to Mifepristone treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint A multi-institution, minimally invasive urological oncology fellowship: a critical assessment of the clinical training and academic benefits
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Urol 176:2619-23; discussion 2623. 2006
    ..We evaluated the clinical training and academic productivity of a unique minimally invasive urological oncology fellowship performed in 3-month rotations at 4 institutions...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Kashif Siddiqi
    Department of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:174-5. 2008
  23. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of postoperative nightly sildenafil citrate for the prevention of erectile dysfunction after bilateral nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy
    H Padma-Nathan
    Department of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Impot Res 20:479-86. 2008
    ..0156, Fisher's exact test) of the sildenafil group. Nightly sildenafil administration for 36 weeks after surgery markedly increased the return of normal spontaneous erections...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Inhibition of tonic contraction of smooth muscle: a new approach to achieve erection dysfunction]
    Yu Tian Dai
    Department of Urology, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing University School of Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210008, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 8:391-4. 2002
    ..In addition, our results show that topical application of Y-27632 may be an effective mode of treatment for erectile dysfunction...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Effect of topical application of a Rho-kinase inhibitor on the erectile response in rats]
    Yutian Dai
    Department of Urology, the Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical College, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210008, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 10:589-92. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of Rho-kinase inhibitor applied topically on the penile erection and systemic circulation of rats...
  26. doi request reprint Erection of the human penis and its morphological and vascular basis by Guiseppe Conti
    Sidney Glina
    Department of Urology, Instituto H Ellis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Sex Med 5:262-7. 2008