Danil V Makarov
Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
- The population level prevalence and correlates of appropriate and inappropriate imaging to stage incident prostate cancer in the medicare populationDanil V Makarov
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, United States
J Urol 187:97-102. 2012..According to guidelines most men with incident prostate cancer do not require staging imaging. We determined the population level prevalence and correlates of appropriate and inappropriate imaging in this cohort...
- Appropriate and inappropriate imaging rates for prostate cancer go hand in hand by region, as if set by thermostatDanil V Makarov
New York University School of Medicine, New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:730-40. 2012..Health care organizations need clearly defined quality metrics and supportive systems to encourage appropriate treatment for patients and to ensure that cost containment does not occur at the expense of quality...
- The association between diffusion of the surgical robot and radical prostatectomy ratesDanil V Makarov
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Med Care 49:333-9. 2011..Despite its expense and controversy surrounding its benefit, the surgical robot has been widely adopted for the treatment of prostate cancer...
- The cost implications of prostate cancer screening in the Medicare populationXiaomei Ma
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Cancer 120:96-102. 2014..Recent debate about prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based testing for prostate cancer screening among older men has rarely considered the cost of screening...
- Patterns of care and outcomes associated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy versus conventional radiation therapy for older patients with head-and-neck cancerJames B Yu
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:e101-7. 2012..We performed a retrospective cohort study of Medicare patients treated with IMRT compared with standard RT to assess outcomes in national practice...
- Immortal time bias: a frequently unrecognized threat to validity in the evaluation of postoperative radiotherapyHenry S Park
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:1365-73. 2012..To evaluate the influence of immortal time bias on observational cohort studies of postoperative radiotherapy (PORT) and the effectiveness of sequential landmark analysis to account for this bias...
- A new formula for prostate cancer lymph node riskJames B Yu
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:69-75. 2011..The Roach formula (RF) has been criticized as overestimating LN risk. A modification of the RF has been attempted by other investigators using simplified adjustment ratios: the Nguyen formula (NF)...
- Validation of the partin nomogram for prostate cancer in a national sampleJames B Yu
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Urol 183:105-11. 2010..The nomogram is based on patients undergoing radical prostatectomy at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. We validated the Partin tables in a large, population based sample...
- Significance of preoperative PSA velocity in men with low serum PSA and normal DREDanil V Makarov
Department of Urology and The Section on Value and Comparative Effectiveness, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
World J Urol 29:11-4. 2011..However, less is known about the utility of this PSAV cutpoint for the prediction of treatment outcomes among men undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP)...
- Regional variation in total cost per radical prostatectomy in the healthcare cost and utilization project nationwide inpatient sample databaseDanil V Makarov
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
J Urol 183:1504-9. 2010..We determined whether state level variation in the cost of radical prostatectomy exists and whether we could explain this variation by adjusting for covariates associated with cost...
- Long-term satisfaction and predictors of use of intracorporeal injections for post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunctionVinay Prabhu
Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
J Urol 189:238-42. 2013..We examined factors associated with intracorporeal injection use, long-term satisfaction with intracorporeal injection and reasons for discontinuation in men treated with radical prostatectomy...
- Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and hematuria: results from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal StudyTyler R McClintock
Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 276:21-7. 2014..17 μg/l, respectively. These data indicate a positive association of As exposure with both prevalence and incidence of dipstick hematuria. This exposure effect appears modifiable by relatively short-term changes in drinking water As...
- The global cancer divide: relationships between national healthcare resources and cancer outcomes in high-income vs. middle- and low-income countriesAli Batouli
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Epidemiol Glob Health 4:115-24. 2014..Despite this, little is known about whether cancer outcomes are related to a country's income level, and what aspects of national healthcare systems are associated with improved cancer outcomes...
- Determinants of enrollment in cancer clinical trials: the relationship between the current state of knowledge, societal disease burden, and randomized clinical trial enrollmentShane Lloyd
From the aDepartment of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut bMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York cDepartment of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut and dUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, New York University School of Medicine, Departments of Urology, Population Health and Cancer, New York, New York
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:928-36. 2013..01) had the strongest association with planned RCT enrollment. Findings showed, therefore, that planned cancer RCT enrollment is associated with higher societal disease burden, not the quality of a cancer's clinical guidelines. ..
- Patient centered outcomes in prostate cancer treatment: predictors of satisfaction up to 2 years after open radical retropubic prostatectomyNitya E Abraham
Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
J Urol 184:1977-81. 2010..Few groups have examined satisfaction after prostate cancer treatment. We determined 1) predictors of satisfaction between 3 months and 2 years after open radical retropubic prostatectomy, and 2) whether these factors are time dependent...
- Pro-prostate-specific antigen measurements in serum and tissue are associated with treatment necessity among men enrolled in expectant management for prostate cancerDanil V Makarov
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Clin Cancer Res 15:7316-21. 2009....
- Renal ultrasonography in the evaluation of acute kidney injury: developing a risk stratification frameworkAdam Licurse
Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
Arch Intern Med 170:1900-7. 2010..In adult inpatients with acute kidney injury (AKI), clinicians routinely order a renal ultrasonography (RUS) study. It is unclear how often this test provides clinically useful information...