Karim Chamie

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy in the elderly: does the survival benefit in younger patients translate to the octogenarians?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BJU Int 102:284-90. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Agent Orange exposure, Vietnam War veterans, and the risk of prostate cancer
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 113:2464-70. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and competing risks for mortality in men with prostate cancer
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Cancer 117:4642-50. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Matching tumor risk with aggressiveness of treatment in men with multiple comorbidities and early-stage prostate cancer
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer 119:3446-53. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Improved prediction of long-term, other cause mortality in men with prostate cancer
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 186:1868-73. 2011
  6. pmc Prostate cancer survivorship: lessons from caring for the uninsured
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:102-8. 2012
  7. pmc Quality of care in patients with bladder cancer: a case report?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Cancer 118:1412-21. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The impact of social networks and partnership status on treatment choice in men with localized prostate cancer
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    BJU Int 109:1006-12. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Bone scan overuse in staging of prostate cancer: an analysis of a Veterans Affairs cohort
    Roland Palvolgyi
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Urology 77:1330-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Secondary malignancies among nonseminomatous germ cell tumor cancer survivors
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Cancer 117:4219-30. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy in the elderly: does the survival benefit in younger patients translate to the octogenarians?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BJU Int 102:284-90. 2008
    ..To determine whether the survival benefit achieved with radical cystectomy (RC, the reference standard for treating muscle-invasive bladder cancer) in younger patients justifies its use in octogenarians...
  2. doi request reprint Agent Orange exposure, Vietnam War veterans, and the risk of prostate cancer
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 113:2464-70. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and competing risks for mortality in men with prostate cancer
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Cancer 117:4642-50. 2011
    ..The authors sought to assess the competing risks of nonprostate cancer and prostate cancer mortality among men with differing Charlson comorbidity index scores and tumor risks...
  4. ncbi request reprint Matching tumor risk with aggressiveness of treatment in men with multiple comorbidities and early-stage prostate cancer
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer 119:3446-53. 2013
    ..This study characterized the impact of comorbidity on treatment and survival in men with differing tumor risks...
  5. doi request reprint Improved prediction of long-term, other cause mortality in men with prostate cancer
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 186:1868-73. 2011
    ..We identified long-term risks of other cause mortality associated with comorbidities in the Charlson index and applied these to the creation of a prostate cancer specific comorbidity index...
  6. pmc Prostate cancer survivorship: lessons from caring for the uninsured
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:102-8. 2012
    ..Since 2001, UCLA has operated..
  7. pmc Quality of care in patients with bladder cancer: a case report?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Cancer 118:1412-21. 2012
    ..The authors examined compliance with surveillance and treatment strategies and the pursuant impact on survival in patients with high-grade disease...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of social networks and partnership status on treatment choice in men with localized prostate cancer
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    BJU Int 109:1006-12. 2012
    ..The decision to pursue radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer is often influenced by factors outside the realm of tumour risk, such as a man's support system at home...
  9. doi request reprint Bone scan overuse in staging of prostate cancer: an analysis of a Veterans Affairs cohort
    Roland Palvolgyi
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Urology 77:1330-6. 2011
    ..With contemporary widespread prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening, more patients are being diagnosed with low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, reducing the need and yield of bone scan imaging...
  10. doi request reprint Secondary malignancies among nonseminomatous germ cell tumor cancer survivors
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Cancer 117:4219-30. 2011
    ..In this study, the authors sought to identify such an increased risk among men who chose initial surveillance for NSGCT...
  11. doi request reprint The role of self-efficacy in quality of life for disadvantaged men with prostate cancer
    Jennifer E Heckman
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Urol 186:1855-61. 2011
    ..We examined the influence of perceived efficacy in patient-physician interactions on health related quality of life among low income, uninsured men with prostate cancer during a 2-year period...
  12. pmc Body mass index and prostate cancer severity: do obese men harbor more aggressive disease on prostate biopsy?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Urology 81:949-55. 2013
    ..To examine the association of obesity with the prebiopsy prostate-specific antigen (PSA), Gleason score, clinical stage, and D'Amico tumor risk in 2 independent cohorts of men with prostate cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Contemporary open ureteral reimplantation without morphine: assessment of pain and outcomes
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Children s Hospital and School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Urol 182:1147-51. 2009
    ..We documented postoperative pain and outcomes of a contemporary series of minimally invasive ureteral reimplantation...
  14. doi request reprint Overtreatment of men with low-risk prostate cancer and significant comorbidity
    Timothy J Daskivich
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 117:2058-66. 2011
    ..Men with low-risk prostate cancer and significant comorbidity are susceptible to overtreatment. The authors sought to compare the impact of comorbidity and age on treatment choice in men with low-risk disease...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of age on transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract: presentation, treatment, and outcomes
    Stanley A Yap
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Urology 78:87-92. 2011
    ..The effect of advancing age on the disease extent and survival has not been well delineated in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma...
  16. doi request reprint Building a medical neighborhood in the safety net: an innovative technology improves hematuria workups
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA University of California Los Angeles Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Urology 82:1277-82. 2013
    ..To analyze whether ereferral is associated with decreased time to completion of hematuria workup...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of a bladder cancer diagnosis on smoking behavior
    Jeffrey C Bassett
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1871-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about the impact of a diagnosis of bladder cancer on patterns of tobacco use and smoking cessation among patients with incident bladder cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Outcomes after pediatric ureteral reimplantation: a population based analysis
    Hao G Nguyen
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Urol 185:2292-7. 2011
    ..Pediatric urology literature is often biased toward single, high volume institutions. We determined the impact of patient, surgeon and hospital characteristics on immediate outcomes for children undergoing ureteral reimplantation...
  19. doi request reprint Deletions of chromosomes 3p and 14q molecularly subclassify clear cell renal cell carcinoma
    Nils Kroeger
    Institute of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 119:1547-54. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the significance of 3p loss (loss VHL gene) and 14q loss (loss HIF-1α gene) in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit and outcome analysis: effect of prostate biopsy undergrading
    Angelo J Cambio
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Urology 69:1152-6. 2007
    ..However, the biopsy grade often misrepresents the true pathologic grade. We examined the impact of incorrect biopsy grading on brachytherapy outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint The future of bladder cancer care in the USA
    Alan L Kaplan
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 924 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 11:59-62. 2014
    ..As awareness and funding of bladder cancer increase, improved diagnostics, therapeutics and health services for patients with the disease will develop accordingly. ..
  22. doi request reprint Physician assessment of pretreatment functional status: a process-outcomes link
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Urol 185:1229-33. 2011
    ..We determined whether accurate pretherapy assessment has a significant role in forecasting health related quality of life after definitive treatment for prostate cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors associated with nephrectomy in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Nicholas J Hellenthal
    Department of Urology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Urol 181:1013-8; discussion 1018-9. 2009
    ..We determined the roles of patient age, gender, race and in particular marital status in the decision to pursue nephrectomy and the ensuing effect on overall survival...
  24. doi request reprint Short stay pyeloplasty: variables affecting pain and length of stay
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis Children s Hospital and School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Urol 179:1549-52. 2008
    ..Pyeloplasty is increasingly performed on a short stay basis. We sought to determine what patient and treatment variables affect postoperative pain and length of stay, and whether an open approach could be considered "minimally invasive."..
  25. pmc Compliance with guidelines for patients with bladder cancer: variation in the delivery of care
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 117:5392-401. 2011
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to characterize practice patterns in patients with high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in relation to established guidelines...