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...
- 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...
- 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...