Benjamin N Breyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The association of lower urinary tract symptoms, depression and suicidal ideation: data from the 2005-2006 and 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Electronic address
    J Urol 191:1333-9. 2014
  2. ncbi Lower urinary tract dysfunction in male Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans: association with mental health disorders: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Electronic address
    Urology 83:312-9. 2014
  3. ncbi The association of depression, anxiety and nocturia: a systematic review
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 190:953-7. 2013
  4. doi Effect of sexually transmitted infections, lifetime sexual partner count, and recreational drug use on lower urinary tract symptoms in men who have sex with men
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 79:188-93. 2012
  5. ncbi Endovascular management of trauma related renal artery thrombosis
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:1123-5. 2008
  6. pmc HIV status is an independent risk factor for reporting lower urinary tract symptoms
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 185:1710-5. 2011
  7. ncbi Use of Google Insights for Search to track seasonal and geographic kidney stone incidence in the United States
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urology 78:267-71. 2011
  8. pmc Incidence of bladder neck contracture after robot-assisted laparoscopic and open radical prostatectomy
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 106:1734-8. 2010
  9. pmc Use of barrier protection for sexual activity among women who have sex with women
    Tami S Rowen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 120:42-5. 2013
  10. pmc Sexual dysfunction, HIV, and AIDS in men who have sex with men
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:341-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi The association of lower urinary tract symptoms, depression and suicidal ideation: data from the 2005-2006 and 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Electronic address
    J Urol 191:1333-9. 2014
    ..We examine the association among depression, suicidal ideation and self-reported lower urinary tract symptoms using a large, cross-sectional, population based study...
  2. ncbi Lower urinary tract dysfunction in male Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans: association with mental health disorders: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Electronic address
    Urology 83:312-9. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) among returned Iraq and Afghanistan veterans; in particular its association with mental health diagnoses and medication use...
  3. ncbi The association of depression, anxiety and nocturia: a systematic review
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 190:953-7. 2013
    ..Our objective is to provide an overview of current data on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and patient management implications of the association between nocturia and depression/anxiety...
  4. doi Effect of sexually transmitted infections, lifetime sexual partner count, and recreational drug use on lower urinary tract symptoms in men who have sex with men
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 79:188-93. 2012
    ..LUTS in men are a source of considerable morbidity, distress, and medical expense...
  5. ncbi Endovascular management of trauma related renal artery thrombosis
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:1123-5. 2008
  6. pmc HIV status is an independent risk factor for reporting lower urinary tract symptoms
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 185:1710-5. 2011
    ..We determined whether HIV/AIDS status is an independent risk factor for self-reported bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms in a large contemporary cohort...
  7. ncbi Use of Google Insights for Search to track seasonal and geographic kidney stone incidence in the United States
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urology 78:267-71. 2011
    ..To determine whether Internet search volume for kidney stones has seasonal and geographic distributions similar to known kidney stone incidence...
  8. pmc Incidence of bladder neck contracture after robot-assisted laparoscopic and open radical prostatectomy
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 106:1734-8. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Use of barrier protection for sexual activity among women who have sex with women
    Tami S Rowen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 120:42-5. 2013
    ..To assess the frequency and associations of barrier protection use during sexual activity in a population of women who have sex with women (WSW)...
  10. pmc Sexual dysfunction, HIV, and AIDS in men who have sex with men
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:341-9. 2011
    ..05). Use of phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitor drugs was much more common in HIV-infected men. HIV infection is a risk factor for poorer sexual function primarily due to higher risk of erectile dysfunction in men with AIDS...
  11. pmc The impact of sexual orientation on sexuality and sexual practices in North American medical students
    Benjamin N Breyer
    University of California, Department of Urology, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Sex Med 7:2391-400. 2010
    ..There has been limited investigation of the sexuality and sexual dysfunction in non-heterosexual subjects by the sexual medicine community. Additional research in these populations is needed...
  12. pmc Transperineal management for postoperative and radiation rectourethral fistulas
    Bryan B Voelzke
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 189:966-71. 2013
    ..We analyzed our experience with this surgical approach. A secondary aim was to evaluate the surgical outcome of energy ablative rectourethral fistulas without a concomitant interposition muscle flap...
  13. pmc Sexual function and depressive symptoms among male North American medical students
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 7:3909-17. 2010
    ..The role of sexuality as an association of medical student well-being has not been extensively studied...
  14. doi No small slam: increasing incidents of genitourinary injury from toilets and toilet seats
    Allison S Glass
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    BJU Int 112:398-403. 2013
    ..To describe the epidemiology of genitourinary (GU) injury from toilets that present to USA Emergency rooms (ERs)...
  15. pmc Pentoxifylline treatment and penile calcifications in men with Peyronie's disease
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Asian J Androl 13:322-5. 2011
    ..0% versus 78.3%, P=0.002). Treatment with PTX appeared to stabilize or reduce calcium content in PD plaques. A randomized controlled trial is warranted to further explore this effect...
  16. pmc De novo erectile dysfunction after anterior urethroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah D Blaschko
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 112:655-63. 2013
    ..To evaluate the likelihood of developing de novo erectile dysfunction (ED) after anterior urethroplasty and to determine if this likelihood is influenced by age, stricture length, number of previous procedures or timing of evaluation...
  17. pmc Zip-related genital injury
    Herman S Bagga
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 112:E191-4. 2013
    ..To describe the epidemiology of genital injuries caused by trouser zips and to educate both consumers and the caregivers of patients who sustain such injuries...
  18. pmc Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation in men who have sex with men
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Sex Med 9:576-84. 2012
    ..Quantitative research into sexual function and dysfunction in men who have sex with men (MSM) has been sparse due in large part to a lack of validated, quantitative instruments for the assessment of sexuality in this population...
  19. pmc Gender differences in academic productivity and academic career choice among urology residents
    Glen Yang
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 188:1286-90. 2012
    ..We analyzed a large cohort of graduating urology residents to investigate gender disparities in academic productivity, as measured by peer reviewed publications and academic career choice...
  20. pmc Predictors of sexual bother in a population of male North American medical students
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 8:3363-9. 2011
    ..The prevalence and associations of sexual bother in male medical students has not been extensively studied...
  21. pmc Blunt pediatric anterior and posterior urethral trauma: 32-year experience and outcomes
    Bryan B Voelzke
    San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 8:258-63. 2012
    ..To analyze our experience with delayed repair of pediatric urethral trauma...
  22. pmc Repeat urethroplasty after failed urethral reconstruction: outcome analysis of 130 patients
    Sarah D Blaschko
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Urol 188:2260-4. 2012
    ..We examined outcome results for repeat urethroplasty...
  23. pmc Treatment of adults with complications from previous hypospadias surgery
    Jeremy B Myers
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 188:459-63. 2012
    ..Innate deficiencies of the corpus spongiosum and multiple failed operations makes further management challenging...
  24. pmc Medical student sexuality: how sexual experience and sexuality training impact U.S. and Canadian medical students' comfort in dealing with patients' sexuality in clinical practice
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Med 85:1321-30. 2010
    ..To determine factors associated with students' comfort in addressing patients' sexuality in the clinical context...
  25. pmc Contraceptive usage patterns in North American medical students
    Tami S Rowen
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Contraception 83:459-65. 2011
    ..Students also represent a large sample of reproductive-age individuals. In this study, we examined contraceptive usage patterns in North American medical students...
  26. doi The impact of infertility on family size in the USA: data from the National Survey of Family Growth
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, 400 Parnassus St, Ste A 633, Campus Box 0738, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:2360-5. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study is to determine if a diagnosis of infertility is associated with family size in the USA...
  27. ncbi Selective angioembolization for traumatic renal injuries: a survey on clinician practice
    Allison S Glass
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Suite A 610, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
    World J Urol 32:821-7. 2014
    ..Our purpose was to investigate specific criteria that clinicians who manage high-grade renal trauma (HGRT) utilize in decision-making for primary or delayed AE...
  28. ncbi Prostate cancer screening and treatment in the transplant population: current status and recommendations
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology and Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:2018-25; discussion 2025-6. 2009
    ..We reviewed the current status of and recommendations for prostate cancer screening and treatment in the solid organ transplant population...
  29. pmc Urology resident publication output and its relationship to future academic achievement
    Glen Yang
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 185:642-6. 2011
    ..We evaluated resident productivity, as measured by peer reviewed publication output, and determined its relation to future publication output as junior faculty...
  30. ncbi Gunshot wounds to the lower urinary tract: a single-institution experience
    Nadya M Cinman
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:725-30; discussion 730-1. 2013
    ..Our hypothesis is that gunshot wounds to the lower urinary tract have characteristic bullet trajectories, injury patterns, and associated injuries...
  31. pmc Product related adult genitourinary injuries treated at emergency departments in the United States from 2002 to 2010
    Herman S Bagga
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 189:1362-8. 2013
    ..We describe the epidemiological features of adult genitourinary injuries related to consumer products and determined the patient cohorts, products and situations associated with increased genitourinary injury risk...
  32. pmc An Internet survey of demographic and health factors associated with risk of sexual dysfunction in women who have sex with women
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1261-71. 2012
    ..There has been scant attention to predictors of sexual dysfunction in women who have sex with women (WSW)...
  33. pmc Perceived negative consequences of donor gametes from male and female members of infertile couples
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:921-6. 2010
    ..To determine the views toward donor sperm and eggs of both men and women. The use of donor sperm or ova becomes an option for some infertile couples...
  34. pmc The effect of long-term hormonal treatment on voiding patterns during filling cystometry and on urethral histology in a postpartum, ovariectomized female rat
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 106:1775-81. 2010
    ....
  35. pmc Management for prostate cancer treatment related posterior urethral and bladder neck stenosis with stents
    Bradley A Erickson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 185:198-203. 2011
    ..These strictures are sometimes recalcitrant to dilation and urethrotomy alone. We present our experience with the Urolume® stent for prostate cancer treatment related stricture...
  36. pmc Are sonographic characteristics associated with progression to surgery in men with Peyronie's disease?
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 183:1484-8. 2010
    ..We determined the relationship between ultrasound characteristics and progression to surgical intervention in men with Peyronie's disease...
  37. ncbi Multivariate analysis of risk factors for long-term urethroplasty outcome
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Urol 183:613-7. 2010
    ..We studied the patient risk factors that promote urethroplasty failure...
  38. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in male Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans: association with posttraumatic stress disorder and other combat-related mental health disorders: a population-based cohort study
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 11:75-83. 2014
    ..Mental illness, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with or without psychiatric medications, can increase the risk for male sexual dysfunction, threatening quality of life...
  39. pmc Urethroplasty after radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Allison S Glass
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Urology 79:1402-5. 2012
    ..To report urethroplasty outcomes in men who developed urethral stricture after undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer...
  40. ncbi Socioeconomic, anthropomorphic, and demographic predictors of adult sexual activity in the United States: data from the national survey of family growth
    Michael L Eisenberg
    University of California The Department of Urology, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 7:50-8. 2010
    ....
  41. pmc Lower urinary tract symptoms and diet quality: findings from the 2000-2001 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Bradley A Erickson
    Department of Urology, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52246, USA
    Urology 79:1262-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between dietary quality and the prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)...
  42. ncbi Current epidemiology of genitourinary trauma
    James B McGeady
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 40:323-34. 2013
    ..The conclusion of the article briefly discusses possible future research and development areas pertaining to the topic. ..
  43. pmc Changes in uroflowmetry maximum flow rates after urethral reconstructive surgery as a means to predict for stricture recurrence
    Bradley A Erickson
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 186:1934-7. 2011
    ..A reliable, noninvasive screening method for urethral stricture recurrence after urethroplasty is needed. We hypothesized that changes in flow rates on uroflowmetry relative to preoperative values might help predict stricture recurrence...
  44. pmc Subcutaneous penile insertion of domino fragments by incarcerated males in southwest United States prisons: a report of three cases
    Steven J Hudak
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    J Sex Med 9:632-4. 2012
    ..Self-insertion of penile foreign bodies is performed worldwide, largely due to a perception that it will enhance sexual performance and virility. There are relatively few cases reported in the United States...
  45. pmc Recreational urethral sounding is associated with high risk sexual behaviour and sexually transmitted infections
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 110:720-5. 2012
    ..Realistic strategies for risk reduction should be discussed with men who engage in recreational sounding...
  46. pmc Acquired male urethral diverticula: presentation, diagnosis and management
    Nadya M Cinman
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    J Urol 188:1204-8. 2012
    ..We describe the etiology, presentation, treatment and outcomes of men diagnosed with an acquired urethral diverticulum...
  47. pmc Single-stage segmental urethral replacement using combined ventral onlay fasciocutaneous flap with dorsal onlay buccal grafting for long segment strictures
    Bradley A Erickson
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 109:1392-6. 2012
    ..We present a novel approach to the single-stage repair with initial outcomes similar to two-stage repairs...
  48. ncbi Effect of obesity on urethroplasty outcome
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Urology 73:1352-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether obesity increases the risk of urethroplasty failure...
  49. pmc The use of uroflowmetry to diagnose recurrent stricture after urethral reconstructive surgery
    Bradley A Erickson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 184:1386-90. 2010
    ..The ability of uroflowmetry to diagnose recurrent stricture disease after urethroplasty has not been fully investigated...
  50. pmc Oncological and functional outcomes of radical cystectomy and orthotopic bladder replacement in women
    Glen Yang
    Department of Urology, UCSF, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urology 77:878-83. 2011
    ..To report oncological and functional results in women undergoing radical cystectomy and orthotopic bladder replacement...
  51. pmc Obesity does not decrease the accuracy of testicular examination in anesthetized boys with cryptorchidism
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:830-4. 2009
    ..Given that the prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing in the United States, we tested the timely hypothesis that obesity hinders physical examination based localization of the cryptorchid testis...
  52. pmc Association of bowel habits with lower urinary tract symptoms in men: findings from the 2005-2006 and 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Kerri L Thurmon
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 189:1409-14. 2013
    ..We examine the association between self-reported lower urinary tract symptoms and bowel habits in men in a large, cross-sectional, population based cohort study...
  53. pmc Pubic hair grooming injuries presenting to U.S. emergency departments
    Allison S Glass
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 80:1187-91. 2012
    ..To describe the demographics and mechanism of genitourinary (GU) injuries related to pubic hair grooming in patients who present to U.S. emergency departments (EDs)...
  54. pmc Gender trends of urology manuscript authors in the United States: a 35-year progression
    Dana A Weiss
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 187:253-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the number of first and last author publications by women has increased proportionately to the number of women in the field during the last 35 years...
  55. pmc Sequential intravesical gemcitabine and mitomycin C chemotherapy regimen in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urol Oncol 28:510-4. 2010
    ..Currently, there are few options other than cystectomy for the management of BCG refractory non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. We report our experience with intravesical combination chemotherapy using gemcitabine and MMC in such patients...
  56. ncbi Condyloma overgrowth caused by immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
    Dana A Weiss
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Urology 74:1013-4. 2009
    ..Pathology findings revealed benign condyloma acuminatum. This rapid progression of condyloma growth is a cutaneous manifestation of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome...
  57. ncbi Minimally invasive endovascular techniques to treat acute renal hemorrhage
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Urol 179:2248-52; discussion 2253. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of endovascular therapy for severe renal hemorrhage...
  58. ncbi Male urethral strictures and their management
    Lindsay A Hampson
    Department of Urology, University of California, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Suite A 610, Box 0738, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 11:43-50. 2014
    ..Successful management of urethral strictures requires detailed knowledge of anatomy, pathophysiology, proper patient selection, and reconstructive techniques. ..
  59. pmc Erectogenic and neurotrophic effects of icariin, a purified extract of horny goat weed (Epimedium spp.) in vitro and in vivo
    Alan W Shindel
    University of California Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory Department of Urology, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 7:1518-28. 2010
    ..Epimedium species (aka horny goat weed) have been utilized for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in Traditional Chinese Medicine for many years. Icariin (ICA) is the active moiety of Epimedium species...