Jay D Raman

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint High rates of advanced disease, complications, and decline of renal function after radical nephroureterectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:47.e9-14. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Does preoperative symptom classification impact prognosis in patients with clinically localized upper-tract urothelial carcinoma managed by radical nephroureterectomy?
    Jay D Raman
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Urol Oncol 29:716-23. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and survival of patients with carcinoma of the ureter and renal pelvis in the USA, 1973-2005
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    BJU Int 107:1059-64. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Renal functional outcomes for tumours in a solitary kidney managed by ablative or extirpative techniques
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    BJU Int 105:496-500. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Impact of tumor location on prognosis for patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma managed by radical nephroureterectomy
    Jay D Raman
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Urol 57:1072-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Residual fragments after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: cost comparison of immediate second look flexible nephroscopy versus expectant management
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Urol 183:188-93. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of tissue oxygenation profiles using 3 different methods of vascular control during porcine partial nephrectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, C4830B, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Urology 74:926-31. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Predicting clinical outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Eugene K Cha
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Urol 61:818-25. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Impact of histological variants on clinical outcomes of patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
    Michael Rink
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Urol 188:398-404. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Multi-institutional validation of the ability of preoperative hydronephrosis to predict advanced pathologic tumor stage in upper-tract urothelial carcinoma
    Jamie C Messer
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:904-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. doi request reprint High rates of advanced disease, complications, and decline of renal function after radical nephroureterectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:47.e9-14. 2014
    ..We review a cohort of RNU patients to identify the incidence of locally advanced disease, decline in renal function, complications, and utilization of adjuvant chemotherapy (AC)...
  2. doi request reprint Does preoperative symptom classification impact prognosis in patients with clinically localized upper-tract urothelial carcinoma managed by radical nephroureterectomy?
    Jay D Raman
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Urol Oncol 29:716-23. 2011
    ..To evaluate if preoperative symptom classification could refine prediction of outcomes for patients with clinically localized upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) managed by radical nephroureterectomy (RNU)...
  3. doi request reprint Incidence and survival of patients with carcinoma of the ureter and renal pelvis in the USA, 1973-2005
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    BJU Int 107:1059-64. 2011
    ..To evaluate epidemiological and survival patterns of upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) over the past 30 years through a review of a large, population-based database...
  4. doi request reprint Renal functional outcomes for tumours in a solitary kidney managed by ablative or extirpative techniques
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    BJU Int 105:496-500. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Impact of tumor location on prognosis for patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma managed by radical nephroureterectomy
    Jay D Raman
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Urol 57:1072-9. 2010
    ..There is a lack of consensus regarding the prognostic significance of ureteral versus renal pelvic upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  6. doi request reprint Residual fragments after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: cost comparison of immediate second look flexible nephroscopy versus expectant management
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Urol 183:188-93. 2010
    ..We performed a cost comparison of immediate second look flexible nephroscopy vs expectant management for post-percutaneous nephrostolithotomy residual fragments...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of tissue oxygenation profiles using 3 different methods of vascular control during porcine partial nephrectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, C4830B, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Urology 74:926-31. 2009
    ..To compare oxygenation profiles and renal function outcomes between 3 methods of vascular control during porcine partial nephrectomy...
  8. doi request reprint Predicting clinical outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Eugene K Cha
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Urol 61:818-25. 2012
    ..Novel prognostic factors for patients after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) have recently been described...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of histological variants on clinical outcomes of patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
    Michael Rink
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Urol 188:398-404. 2012
    ..We investigated the clinical and prognostic impact of variant histologies on upper tract urothelial carcinoma outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy...
  10. doi request reprint Multi-institutional validation of the ability of preoperative hydronephrosis to predict advanced pathologic tumor stage in upper-tract urothelial carcinoma
    Jamie C Messer
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:904-8. 2013
    ..Herein, we attempt to validate the prognostic value of preoperative HN in a large, multi-institutional cohort of UTUC patients...
  11. doi request reprint Radical nephroureterectomy for pathologic T4 upper tract urothelial cancer: can oncologic outcomes be improved with multimodality therapy?
    Ramy F Youssef
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 39:614-21. 2013
    ..To report the outcomes of patients with pathologic T4 UTUC and investigate the potential impact of peri-operative chemotherapy combined with radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) and regional lymph node dissection (LND) on oncologic outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of previous ureteroscopic tumor ablation on oncologic outcomes after radical nephrouretectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
    Cenk Gurbuz
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Endourol 25:775-9. 2011
    ..Our data support the continued role of ureteroscopic ablation of UTUC in appropriately selected patients...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of renal function on eligibility for chemotherapy and survival in patients who have undergone radical nephro-ureterectomy
    Evanguelos Xylinas
    Department of Urology, Division of Medical Oncology SFS, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    BJU Int 112:453-61. 2013
    ..73 m(2) , respectively. Taken together with the rest of the literature, the findings of the study support the use of cisplatin-based chemotherapy, when indicated, in the neoadjuvant rather than adjuvant setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Preoperative hydronephrosis, ureteroscopic biopsy grade and urinary cytology can improve prediction of advanced upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    James C Brien
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 184:69-73. 2010
    ..We evaluated the value of hydronephrosis, ureteroscopic biopsy grade and urinary cytology to predict advanced upper tract urothelial carcinoma...
  15. doi request reprint Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma with loco-regional nodal metastases: insights from the Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Collaboration
    Ramy F Youssef
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    BJU Int 108:1286-91. 2011
    ..To describe a multicentre experience with preoperative platinum-based chemotherapy before radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) with loco-regional nodal metastases...
  16. doi request reprint Chronological age is not an independent predictor of clinical outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy
    Thomas F Chromecki
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    World J Urol 29:473-80. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to test this hypothesis in a large multicenter external validation cohort of patients treated with radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) while controlling for patient performance status...
  17. doi request reprint High-grade ureteroscopic biopsy is associated with advanced pathology of upper-tract urothelial carcinoma tumors at definitive surgical resection
    Thomas Clements
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    J Endourol 26:398-402. 2012
    ..We present a multi-institutional cohort of patients with UTUC who underwent surgical resection to characterize the association of ureteroscopic (URS) biopsy features with final pathology results...
  18. doi request reprint The impact of tumor multifocality on outcomes in patients treated with radical nephroureterectomy
    Thomas F Chromecki
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Urol 61:245-53. 2012
    ..The prognostic impact of multifocal upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is poorly understood...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of distal ureter management on oncologic outcomes following radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Evanguelos Xylinas
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA Department of Urology Cochin Hospital, APHP, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France
    Eur Urol 65:210-7. 2014
    ..There is a lack of consensus regarding the optimal approach to the bladder cuff during radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  20. pmc Impact of smoking on oncologic outcomes of upper tract urothelial carcinoma after radical nephroureterectomy
    Michael Rink
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Urol 63:1082-90. 2013
    ..Cigarette smoking is a common risk factor for developing upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  21. doi request reprint Disease-free survival as a surrogate for overall survival in upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Harun Fajkovic
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th St, Starr 900, New York, NY 10065, USA
    World J Urol 31:5-11. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that disease-free survival (DFS) could be a surrogate endpoint for OS in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) patients treated with radical nephroureterectomy (RNU)...
  22. pmc Risk of cancer-specific mortality following recurrence after radical nephroureterectomy
    Michael Rink
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4337-44. 2012
    ..To describe the natural history and identify predictors of cancer-specific survival in patients who experience disease recurrence after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific impact of tumor location on oncologic outcomes in patients with upper and lower tract urothelial carcinoma following radical surgery
    Michael Rink
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eur Urol 62:677-84. 2012
    ..Dissimilarities in management and outcomes exist between upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) and urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Single-incision, umbilical laparoscopic versus conventional laparoscopic nephrectomy: a comparison of perioperative outcomes and short-term measures of convalescence
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1198-204. 2009
    ..Recent reports have suggested that single-port or single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is technically feasible...
  25. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of radical nephroureterectomy: a series from the Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Collaboration
    Vitaly Margulis
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 115:1224-33. 2009
    ..A large series of patients treated with radical nephroureterectomy for UTUC were studied, and variables associated with poor prognosis were identified...
  26. doi request reprint Prognostic value of extranodal extension and other lymph node parameters in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Harun Fajkovic
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Urol 187:845-51. 2012
    ..We assessed the prognostic value of extranodal extension and other lymph node parameters in a large multicenter cohort of patients with lymph node metastasis after radical nephroureterectomy...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of kidney oxygenation profiles between partial and complete renal artery clamping during nephron sparing surgery in a porcine model
    Karim Bensalah
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4632-8. 2009
    ..To compare kidney oxygenation profiles between partial and complete renal artery clamping during nephron sparing surgery (NSS) in a porcine model...
  28. pmc Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    JSLS 10:432-8. 2006
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Gender-specific effect of smoking on upper tract urothelial carcinoma outcomes
    Michael Rink
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BJU Int 112:623-37. 2013
    ..To evaluate the gender-specific differential effects of smoking habits and cumulative smoking exposure on outcomes in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) treated with radical nephroureterectomy (RNU)...
  30. doi request reprint Prediction of true nodal status in patients with pathological lymph node negative upper tract urothelial carcinoma at radical nephroureterectomy
    Evanguelos Xylinas
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10065, USA
    J Urol 189:468-73. 2013
    ..We developed a pathological nodal staging model that allows quantification of the likelihood that a patient with pathologically node negative disease has, indeed, no lymph node metastasis...
  31. doi request reprint Preoperative multivariable prognostic model for prediction of nonorgan confined urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
    Vitaly Margulis
    Department of Urology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 184:453-8. 2010
    ..We created a prognostic tool for the accurate preoperative prediction of nonorgan confined upper tract urothelial carcinoma...
  32. doi request reprint Does the presence of hydronephrosis on preoperative axial CT imaging predict worse outcomes for patients undergoing nephroureterectomy for upper-tract urothelial carcinoma?
    Casey K Ng
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Urol Oncol 29:27-32. 2011
    ..We investigate the prognostic impact of hydronephrosis on preoperative axial imaging on clinical outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Advanced patient age is associated with inferior cancer-specific survival after radical nephroureterectomy
    Shahrokh F Shariat
    University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA
    BJU Int 105:1672-7. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of patient age on outcomes after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  34. doi request reprint Urinary cytology has a poor performance for predicting invasive or high-grade upper-tract urothelial carcinoma
    Jamie Messer
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    BJU Int 108:701-5. 2011
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of urine cytology for detecting aggressive disease in a multi-institutional cohort of patients undergoing extirpative surgery for upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  35. doi request reprint General anesthesia and contrast-enhanced computed tomography to optimize renal percutaneous radiofrequency ablation: multi-institutional intermediate-term results
    Amit Gupta
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Endourol 23:1099-105. 2009
    ..We evaluated intermediate-term outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT)-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) under general anesthesia (GA) at two high-volume centers...
  36. doi request reprint Subclassification of pT3 urothelial carcinoma of the renal pelvicalyceal system is associated with recurrence-free and cancer-specific survival: proposal for a revision of the current TNM classification
    Shahrokh F Shariat
    Brady Urologic Health Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10065, USA
    Eur Urol 62:224-31. 2012
    ..The clinical course of pT3 upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is highly variable...
  37. doi request reprint Prediction of cancer specific survival after radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma: development of an optimized postoperative nomogram using decision curve analysis
    Morgan Roupret
    Academic Department of Urology and Division of Medical Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 189:1662-9. 2013
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint The digital rectal examination (DRE) remains important - outcomes from a contemporary cohort of men undergoing an initial 12-18 core prostate needle biopsy
    Ricardo Palmerola
    Penn State College of Medicine, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6542-7. 2012
    ..We evaluated a contemporary cohort of men undergoing PNB to determine cancer detection rates when stratified by DRE status...
  39. ncbi request reprint Preoperative predictors of surgical approach for partial nephrectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Can J Urol 18:5896-902. 2011
    ..To evaluate preoperative parameters of patients undergoing partial nephrectomy to determine variables that impact selection of operative approach...
  40. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation for T1a tumors in a solitary kidney: promising intermediate oncologic and renal function outcomes
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Can J Urol 15:3980-5. 2008
    ..The experience with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in solitary kidneys is limited in numbers and follow-up. Therefore, we report our oncologic and renal function outcomes of RFA for T1a tumors in patients with a solitary kidney...
  41. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation of small renal cortical tumours in healthy adults: renal function preservation and intermediate oncological outcome
    Joshua M Stern
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    BJU Int 104:786-9. 2009
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Pathologic features of bladder tumors after nephroureterectomy or segmental ureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 69:251-4. 2007
    ..To determine the pathologic features of bladder tumors after nephroureterectomy or segmental ureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma (UUT-TCC)...
  43. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of oncologic outcomes of partial ureterectomy vs radical nephroureterectomy in upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 81:972-7. 2013
    ..To compare oncologic outcomes in an international cohort of patients who underwent either partial ureterectomy (PU) or radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Robotic vs open radical cystectomy: prospective comparison of perioperative outcomes and pathological measures of early oncological efficacy
    Gerald J Wang
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    BJU Int 101:89-93. 2008
    ..To prospectively compare perioperative and pathological outcomes in a consecutive series of patients undergoing radical cystectomy (RC) and urinary diversion by the open or the robotic approach...
  45. doi request reprint Does obesity impact the costs of partial and radical nephrectomy?
    Karim Bensalah
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 179:1714-7; discussion 1717-8. 2008
    ..We analyzed the impact of obesity on the costs of partial and radical nephrectomy...
  46. doi request reprint Impact of body mass index on cost and clinical outcomes after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 72:756-60. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of body mass index (BMI) on clinical outcomes and costs associated with percutaneous nephrostolithotomy (PCNL)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Natural history of residual fragments following percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Urol 181:1163-8. 2009
    ..We reviewed the natural history of residual fragments after percutaneous nephrostolithotomy...
  48. doi request reprint BAP1 immunohistochemistry predicts outcomes in a multi-institutional cohort with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
    Payal Kapur
    Department of Pathology PK, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Urology PK, yl, VM, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Internal Medicine JB, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Developmental Biology JB, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Simmons Cancer Center XJX, JB, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Department of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center JDR, Hershey, Pennsylvania Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center MTT, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Urology, University of Munich PN, AB, Munich, Germany Department of Urology, Paracelsus Klinik Golzheim, Dusseldorf, Germany PB Department of Urology, Central Hospital of Bolzano CS, Bolzano, Italy Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital CS, SFS, Vienna, Bogot
    J Urol 191:603-10. 2014
    ..We investigated the clinicopathological significance and oncologic outcomes of BAP1 loss using a previously validated immunohistochemical assay...
  49. doi request reprint Conservative nephron-sparing treatment of upper-tract tumors
    Paul Smith
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, C4830B, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 14:102-8. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Residual fragments following ureteroscopic lithotripsy: incidence and predictors on postoperative computerized tomography
    Christopher A Rippel
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Urol 188:2246-51. 2012
    ..We reviewed our experience with ureteroscopy for calculus disease to define the incidence and establish factors predictive of residual fragments...
  51. doi request reprint Predictors of cost and clinical outcomes of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 182:586-90. 2009
    ..We identified preoperative predictors of direct cost and examined the association of these factors with the perioperative outcomes of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy...
  52. pmc Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for renal masses 7 centimeters or larger
    James S Rosoff
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    JSLS 13:148-53. 2009
    ..To report our operative experience and oncologic outcomes for the laparoscopic management of large renal tumors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of small renal masses: does practice environment matter?
    Paul H Smith
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6438-42. 2012
    ..Limited information is available regarding the impact of practice environment on SRM treatment. We evaluated practice patterns for SRMs in the context of a urologist's practice environment...
  54. pmc Increasing body mass index negatively impacts outcomes following robotic radical prostatectomy
    Michael P Herman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    JSLS 11:438-42. 2007
    ..To clarify the impact of increasing body mass index (BMI) on outcomes following robotic radical prostatectomy...
  55. doi request reprint Durable oncologic outcomes after radiofrequency ablation: experience from treating 243 small renal masses over 7.5 years
    Chad R Tracy
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Cancer 116:3135-42. 2010
    ..Long-term oncologic outcomes for renal thermal ablation are limited. The authors of this report present their experience with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) therapy for 243 small renal masses (SRMs) over the past 7.5 years...
  56. doi request reprint Synchronous bilateral percutaneous nephrostolithotomy: analysis of clinical outcomes, cost and surgeon reimbursement
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Urol 181:149-53. 2009
    ..We compared clinical outcomes, cost and physician reimbursement between simultaneous bilateral percutaneous nephrostolithotomy and theoretical matched staged bilateral percutaneous nephrostolithotomy...
  57. doi request reprint Obesity adversely impacts disease specific outcomes in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Behfar Ehdaie
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 186:66-72. 2011
    ..The relationship between body mass index and urothelial carcinoma is poorly understood. We investigated the association between body mass index and oncological outcomes in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prediction of Intravesical Recurrence After Radical Nephroureterectomy: Development of a Clinical Decision-making Tool
    Evanguelos Xylinas
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA Department of Urology Cochin Hospital, APHP, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France
    Eur Urol 65:650-8. 2014
    ..Recently, a prospective randomized clinical trial has shown that a single intravesical postoperative dose of mitomycin C (MMC) reduces the absolute risk of intravesical recurrence after RNU...
  59. pmc Robotic radical prostatectomy: operative technique, outcomes, and learning curve
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA jay_ d_
    JSLS 11:1-7. 2007
    ..To report the operative technique, oncologic and therapeutic outcomes, and learning curve from our initial series of over 140 patients treated by robotic radical prostatectomy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of the polycomb group gene, EZH2, in transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:8570-6. 2005
    ..We evaluated EZH2 mRNA and protein expression in bladder specimens from patients and the EZH2 mRNA expression in five bladder cancer cell lines...
  61. doi request reprint Phase one pilot study using magnetic resonance spectroscopy to predict the histology of radiofrequency-ablated renal tissue
    Joshua M Stern
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    Eur Urol 55:433-8. 2009
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in urology: where have we been and where are we heading?
    Chad R Tracy
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:561-8. 2008
    ..Future research is required to determine the intraoperative and postoperative benefits of LESS in comparison with standard laparoscopy...
  63. pmc Use of systemic therapy and factors affecting survival for patients undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy
    Alexander Kutikov
    Department of Urological Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BJU Int 106:218-23. 2010
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Absence of viable renal carcinoma in biopsies performed more than 1 year following radio frequency ablation confirms reliability of axial imaging
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 179:2142-5. 2008
    ..We present results in patients with no evidence of radiographic active disease who underwent biopsy more than 1 year following ablation...
  65. doi request reprint Complications following prostate needle biopsy requiring hospital admission or emergency department visits - experience from 1000 consecutive cases
    G Igor Pinkhasov
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    BJU Int 110:369-74. 2012
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival probability in men with clinically localized prostate cancer treated either conservatively or with definitive treatment (radiotherapy or radical prostatectomy)
    Ashutosh Tewari
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 68:1268-74. 2006
    ..To report the long-term survival probability in more than 3000 men with localized prostate cancer treated either conservatively or by definitive treatment (radiotherapy or radical prostatectomy)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Laboratory and clinical development of single keyhole umbilical nephrectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 70:1039-42. 2007
    ..To describe our initial experience with single keyhole nephrectomy in a porcine model and in human subjects...
  68. ncbi request reprint Needlescopic ablation of small adrenal masses
    Eric Lauer
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Division of Urology, 500 University Drive, C4830B, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:73-7. 2009
    ..The most frequently described adverse sequelae of adrenal ablation are local tumor recurrences. However, many of these local recurrences can be managed by repeat ablation, with patients demonstrating durable oncologic outcomes...
  69. doi request reprint Current status of renal radiofrequency ablation
    William A Carraway
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 19:143-7. 2009
    ..To provide an overview of the current literature addressing the role of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for the management of renal cortical tumors...
  70. doi request reprint Complete transvaginal NOTES nephrectomy using magnetically anchored instrumentation
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Endourol 23:367-71. 2009
    ..We present our initial animal experience with complete transvaginal NOTES nephrectomy using MAGS technology...
  71. doi request reprint Determinants of quality of life for patients with kidney stones
    Karim Bensalah
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 179:2238-43; discussion 2243. 2008
    ..We evaluated various factors relating to quality of life in a population of patients with stones...
  72. doi request reprint How physician and patient perceptions differ regarding medical management of stone disease
    Karim Bensalah
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    J Urol 182:998-1004. 2009
    ..We compared patient and urologist perceptions regarding the medical management of stone disease...
  73. doi request reprint Ergonomics considerations of radical prostatectomy: physician perspective of open, laparoscopic, and robot-assisted techniques
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Endourol 23:627-33. 2009
    ..To analyze and compare physician perspectives of musculoskeletal ergonomic parameters associated with open, pure laparoscopic, and robot-assisted prostatectomy...
  74. doi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic surgery: initial urological experience and comparison with natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    BJU Int 101:1493-6. 2008
    ..Future work is needed to improve existing instrumentation, increase clinical experience, assess the benefits of both surgical approaches, and explore other potential applications for these novel techniques...
  75. doi request reprint Has laparoscopy impacted the indications for adrenalectomy?
    David W Hall
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, C4830B, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 11:132-7. 2010
    ..We explore this question through a review of current laparoscopic adrenalectomy series in the context of established indications for surgical extirpation...
  76. pmc Changes in renal function following nephroureterectomy may affect the use of perioperative chemotherapy
    Matthew G Kaag
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Urol 58:581-7. 2010
    ..Nephroureterectomy alone fails to adequately treat many patients with advanced upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). Perioperative platinum-based chemotherapy has been proposed but requires adequate renal function...
  77. doi request reprint Minimally invasive nephrectomy: the influence of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery on patient selection, outcomes, and morbidity
    Saad A Mir
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 77:631-4. 2011
    ..We report a series of LESS nephrectomies and compare patient characteristics with traditional laparoscopic nephrectomies performed during the same time period...
  78. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:432-43. 2007
    ..Extrapolating from data on bladder TCC, both regional lymphadenectomy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens are likely to be beneficial for patients with upper-tract TCC, particularly in the setting of bulky disease...
  79. doi request reprint Optical reflectance spectroscopy to differentiate benign from malignant renal tumors at surgery
    Karim Bensalah
    Department of Urology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Urology 73:178-81. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluated the ability of ORS to differentiate malignant from benign kidney tumors at surgery...
  80. ncbi request reprint Bladder cancer after managing upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: predictive factors and pathology
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    BJU Int 96:1031-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate patients with a history of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the upper urinary tract (UUT) to determine the incidence, pathological distribution, and risk factors for developing subsequent bladder tumours...
  81. doi request reprint Management options for lower pole renal calculi
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 18:214-9. 2008
    ..The optimal treatment of lower pole renal calculi is controversial. Shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrostolithotomy all constitute viable therapeutic options in select patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint Decreased expression of the human stem cell marker, Rex-1 (zfp-42), in renal cell carcinoma
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Carcinogenesis 27:499-507. 2006
    ..In summary, we were able to detect Rex-1 mRNA and protein expression in over 90% of normal renal parenchymal specimens and we observed a significant reduction in REX1 expression in renal tumor specimens of all histologic subtypes...
  83. doi request reprint Management and prevention of renal ablative therapy complications
    G Igor Pinkhasov
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, C4830B, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    World J Urol 28:559-64. 2010
    ..Despite promise associated with thermal ablation, complications related to both cryoablation (CA) and radiofrequency ablations (RFA) do occur...
  84. doi request reprint Renal ablative therapy: radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation
    Jay D Raman
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Surg Oncol 100:639-44. 2009
    ..As more renal masses are diagnosed in elderly or comorbid patients, ablation will likely assume a central role in management strategies...
  85. pmc Determinants of medicare all-cause costs among elderly patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Christopher S Hollenbeak
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine, 600 Centerview Dr, A210, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 17:610-20. 2011
    ..4 billion (in year 2005 dollars). Actual costs associated with RCC, particularly for elderly Medicare patients who account for 46% of U.S. patients hospitalized for RCC, are poorly understood...
  86. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal masses
    James S Rosoff
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, Starr 900, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 9:73-9. 2008
    ..Neither size criteria, suspicion of malignancy, nor locally invasive disease should be considered an absolute contraindication to laparoscopic adrenalectomy...
  87. ncbi request reprint Bladder cancer following upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Eric C Kauffman
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 8:75-85. 2008
    ..In addition, we suggest a bladder surveillance regimen following UTUC and provide recommendations for managing patients with intravesical recurrences...
  88. doi request reprint Current status of ablative techniques for small renal masses
    Thomas Clements
    Division of Urology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:879-91. 2011
    ..Therefore, as the incidence of small renal masses in elderly comorbid patients rises, it is likely we will see ablative techniques assume a greater role in management...
  89. doi request reprint Prognostic markers and targeted therapies for renal cell carcinoma
    S Elena Gimenez
    James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
    Future Oncol 5:197-205. 2009
    ..We review current investigations into biomarkers and novel therapies for renal cell carcinoma, discuss the concept of anticancer vaccines, and propose a novel target for anticancer vaccine development...
  90. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of laparoscopic approach in management of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
    James S Rosoff
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 68:711-4. 2006
    ..To report the feasibility of the laparoscopic approach for management of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous renocolic fistula associated with diverticulitis
    Elena Gimenez
    Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Can J Urol 15:4191-3. 2008
    ..Inflammation resulting from kidney disease may place patients with colonic diverticulitis at higher risk for developing renocolic or cutaneous renocolic fistulas...