Philipp Dahm

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Screening for prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Mia Djulbegovic
    Department of Urology and Prostate Disease Center, University of Florida, College of Medicine, PO Box 100247, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    BMJ 341:c4543. 2010
  2. pmc The Australian 'FORM' approach to guideline development: the quest for the perfect system
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology and Prostate Disease Center, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:17. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The future of randomised controlled trials in urology
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 66:1-3. 2014
  4. pmc How to critically appraise a clinical practice guideline
    Adrian B Clubb
    University of Florida, Departments of Urology and Prostate Disease Center, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Indian J Urol 27:498-502. 2011
  5. pmc What every urologist should know about surgical trials Part II: What are the results and should I apply them to patient care?
    Sohail Bajammal
    University of Calgary, Department of Surgery, Calgary, Alberta
    Indian J Urol 24:437-43. 2008
  6. doi request reprint How to use a clinical practice guideline
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 181:472-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Quality of care for testis cancer
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:448-53. 2009
  8. doi request reprint How to use an article about prognosis
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 183:1303-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for prostate cancer: the need for a unified approach
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 17:200-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Introducing levels of evidence to publications in urology
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    BJU Int 100:246-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. pmc Screening for prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Mia Djulbegovic
    Department of Urology and Prostate Disease Center, University of Florida, College of Medicine, PO Box 100247, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    BMJ 341:c4543. 2010
    ..To examine the evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for prostate cancer...
  2. pmc The Australian 'FORM' approach to guideline development: the quest for the perfect system
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology and Prostate Disease Center, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:17. 2011
    ..The Australian National Health and Medical Research Council has developed and pilot-tested a new framework for guideline development, the FORM approach, the role of which has yet to be further defined...
  3. ncbi request reprint The future of randomised controlled trials in urology
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, USA Electronic address
    Eur Urol 66:1-3. 2014
    ..Future trials should focus on high-priority questions, be conducted by multidisciplinary investigative teams with patient and public stakeholder involvement, and be grounded in successful feasibility studies. ..
  4. pmc How to critically appraise a clinical practice guideline
    Adrian B Clubb
    University of Florida, Departments of Urology and Prostate Disease Center, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Indian J Urol 27:498-502. 2011
    ..Clinical practice guidelines play a critical role in guiding the evidence-based clinical practice of urology. We describe a systematic approach to critical appraisal of urology guidelines...
  5. pmc What every urologist should know about surgical trials Part II: What are the results and should I apply them to patient care?
    Sohail Bajammal
    University of Calgary, Department of Surgery, Calgary, Alberta
    Indian J Urol 24:437-43. 2008
    ..Before implementing a new therapy, we should ascertain the benefits and risks of the therapy, and assure ourselves that the resources consumed in the intervention will not be exorbitant...
  6. doi request reprint How to use a clinical practice guideline
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 181:472-9. 2009
    ..In this article we outline a practical approach for critically appraising a clinical practice guideline...
  7. doi request reprint Quality of care for testis cancer
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:448-53. 2009
    ..The necessary integration of multiple therapeutic modalities makes testis cancer outcomes highly susceptible to variations in quality of care, which deserves further investigation in well designed population-based studies...
  8. doi request reprint How to use an article about prognosis
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 183:1303-8. 2010
    ..This article in the Users' Guide to the Urological Literature series examines studies that provide information about prognosis for evidence-based clinical practice...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for prostate cancer: the need for a unified approach
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 17:200-7. 2007
    ..It further introduces the recommendations of the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) working group as a unified approach to guideline development...
  10. ncbi request reprint Introducing levels of evidence to publications in urology
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    BJU Int 100:246-7. 2007
  11. doi request reprint Perceptions and competence in evidence-based medicine: a survey of the American Urological Association Membership
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 181:767-77. 2009
    ..We investigated the attitudes and opinions of urologists toward evidence-based medicine to help guide future efforts of the American Urological Association and other organizations vested in the education and training of urologists...
  12. doi request reprint A critical review of clinical practice guidelines for the management of clinically localized prostate cancer
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Urol 180:451-9; discussion 460. 2008
    ..We review the different approaches used by leading urological organizations to develop guidelines for the management of clinically localized prostate cancer and their specific recommendations for case management...
  13. doi request reprint Evidence-based medicine training in residency: a survey of urology programme directors
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0247, USA
    BJU Int 103:290-3. 2009
    ..To investigate whether and in what format urology residents receive formal training in evidence-based clinical practice...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of citations in the urological literature
    Daniel L Willis
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, 32610 0247, USA
    BJU Int 107:1876-80. 2011
    ..4-1419.6). Citation rates are associated with study design and study topic in the urological literature. Authors may improve the impact of their work by designing clinical studies with greater methodological safeguards against bias...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of nerve sparing technique on patient self-assessed outcomes after radical perineal prostatectomy
    Hubert R Kübler
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 178:488-92; discussion 492. 2007
    ..We investigated the impact of nerve sparing technique on erectile function, urinary continence and health related quality of life after radical perineal prostatectomy using a validated self-assessment questionnaire...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional survey of long-term quality of life after radical perineal prostatectomy
    Benjamin K Yang
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 65:120-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the late health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP) and identify the predictors of outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Urinary continence and quality of life in the first year after radical perineal prostatectomy
    Matthew D Young
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 170:2374-8. 2003
    ..We attempt to characterize the return of urinary continence and urinary domain related quality of life objectively after radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP)...
  18. ncbi request reprint A critical assessment of the quality of reporting of randomized, controlled trials in the urology literature
    Charles D Scales
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 177:1090-4; discussion 1094-5. 2007
    ..To our knowledge we report the first systematic assessment of randomized, controlled trial quality in the urology literature by Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials standards...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost comparison of radical retropubic and radical perineal prostatectomy: single institution experience
    Ari D Silverstein
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 63:746-50. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Enhanced induction of telomerase-specific CD4(+) T cells using dendritic cells transfected with RNA encoding a chimeric gene product
    Zhen Su
    Cancer Immunotherapy Program, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer Res 62:5041-8. 2002
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Reporting quality and information consistency of randomized, controlled trials presented as abstracts at the American Urological Association annual meetings
    Ryan M Turpen
    Departments of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, and Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Urol 184:249-53. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Radical perineal prostatectomy for treatment of localized prostate cancer in obese and nonobese patients: a matched control study
    Benjamin K Yang
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 67:990-5. 2006
    ..To compare the perioperative outcomes of severely obese and nonobese patients undergoing radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Levels of evidence in the urological literature
    Kristy M Borawski
    College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 178:1429-33. 2007
    ..It is based on the understanding that certain study designs are more likely to be affected by bias than others. We provide an assessment of the type and levels of evidence found in the urological literature...
  24. ncbi request reprint When to diagnose and how to treat prostate cancer in the "not too fit" elderly
    Philipp Dahm
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 27710, Durham, NC, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 48:123-31. 2003
    ..Patients with a given Gleason score and a projected life expectancy of at least 10 years may be at similar risk of dying of prostate cancer as younger patients...
  25. doi request reprint Recovery of erectile function after robotic prostatectomy: evidence-based outcomes
    Philipp Dahm
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1600 South West Archer Road, PO Box 100247, Rm N 203, Gainesville, FL 32610 0247, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 38:95-103. 2011
    ..A new framework of prospective investigation using validated patient self-assessment instruments would seem critical to the future advancement of this field...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ureteral reimplantation for inadvertent ureteral injury during radical perineal prostatectomy
    Alfonso Crisci
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 62:941. 2003
    ..Although technically challenging, the described case demonstrates the feasibility and success of such an approach...
  27. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal assessment of bowel related symptoms and fecal incontinence following radical perineal prostatectomy
    Philipp Dahm
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 169:2220-4. 2003
    ..We provide a prospective and longitudinal assessment of bowel related symptoms of patients undergoing radical perineal prostatectomy...
  28. doi request reprint Barriers to the practice of evidence-based urology
    Charles D Scales
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 179:2345-9; discussion 2349-50. 2008
    ..We investigated urologist perceptions of barriers to implementing evidence-based medicine in clinical practice...
  29. doi request reprint Diagnostic tests in urology: percentage of free prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
    Yooni Yi
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BJU Int 111:683-5. 2013
    ..Understanding the strengths and limitations of free to total PSA testing will help clinicians anticipate whether its use is indicated or not...
  30. doi request reprint Evaluating the evidence: statistical methods in randomized controlled trials in the urological literature
    Charles D Scales
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 180:1463-7. 2008
    ..We report the first formal evaluation to our knowledge of the statistical methods of randomized controlled trials published in the urological literature in 1996 and 2004...
  31. doi request reprint Levels of evidence ratings in the urological literature: an assessment of interobserver agreement
    Ryan M Turpen
    Departments of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    BJU Int 105:602-6. 2010
    ..To determine to what extent urologists with no specific training agree upon level of evidence (LoE) ratings of studies published in the urological literature, as LoE are commonly referenced as a measure of evidence quality...
  32. doi request reprint Duplicate presentations on prostate cancer at American Urological Association and European Association of Urology annual meetings
    George H Pop
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Urol 182:674-8; discussion 678-9. 2009
    ..We determined the rate of duplicate research presentations at recent American Urological Association and European Urological Association annual meetings...
  33. doi request reprint How to use an article about a diagnostic test
    Charles D Scales
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 180:469-76. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine: a survey of American Urological Association members
    Roger L Sur
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Urol 176:1127-34. 2006
    ..We investigated the attitudes and opinions of urologists toward evidence-based medicine...
  35. ncbi request reprint Study characteristics of abstracts presented at the annual meetings of the southeastern section of the American Urological Association (1996-2005)
    Susan F Fesperman
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Urol 179:667-71; discussion 671-2. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Circulating and tumor-infiltrating myeloid cell subsets in patients with bladder cancer
    Evgeniy Eruslanov
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Int J Cancer 130:1109-19. 2012
    ..We demonstrate that these highly activated inflammatory myeloid cells represent a source of multiple chemokines/cytokines and may contribute to inflammation and immune dysfunction in bladder cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the full publication of studies presented in abstract form at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association
    William A Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 177:1084-8; discussion 1088-9. 2007
    ..We determined factors associated with the publication of abstracts presented at the American Urological Association national meeting...
  38. ncbi request reprint Evidence based clinical practice: a primer for urologists
    Charles D Scales
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 178:775-82. 2007
    ..It refers to a broad set of principles and methods intended to ensure that medical decisions, guidelines and health policy are based on well designed studies of therapeutic effectiveness and benefit...
  39. doi request reprint Low quality of evidence for robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: results of a systematic review of the published literature
    Diana C Kang
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0247, USA
    Eur Urol 57:930-7. 2010
    ..This trend has occurred despite the paucity of high-quality evidence to support its relative superiority to more established treatment modalities...
  40. doi request reprint A systematic review of the quality of evidence of ablative therapy for small renal masses
    Diana C Kang
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 187:44-7. 2012
    ..We critically assessed the methodological and reporting quality of published studies of ablative techniques for small renal masses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Early patient self-assessed outcomes of nerve-sparing radical perineal prostatectomy
    Jeremy B Wiygul
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 66:582-6. 2005
    ..To compare the early recovery of erectile function and urinary continence in patients undergoing nerve-sparing and non-nerve-sparing radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP) using a validated patient self-assessment instrument...
  42. ncbi request reprint Metabolic risk factors and the impact of medical therapy on the management of nephrolithiasis in obese patients
    Wesley O Ekeruo
    Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, The Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 172:159-63. 2004
    ..Therefore, we analyzed our obese patient population, assessing the risk factors for stone formation and the impact of selective medical therapy on recurrent stone formation...
  43. doi request reprint Direct-to-consumer advertising for urological pharmaceuticals: a cross-sectional analysis of print media
    Craig Folsom
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0247, USA
    Urology 75:1029-33. 2010
    ..Concern about such advertising methods has recently increased owing to the market withdrawal of heavily marketed drugs that were found to have serious health risks...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and prostate cancer screening in the United States
    Charles D Scales
    Duke Prostate Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 177:493-8. 2007
    ..To our knowledge the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer screening behavior in men 40 or older is unknown. Thus, we examined associations between body mass index and prostate cancer screening behavior...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine in prostate cancer: where do we stand in 2006?
    Philipp Dahm
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 16:162-7. 2006
    ..The article further introduces a selection of recent studies that are relevant to the evidence-based patient care...
  46. doi request reprint The critical use of population-based medical databases for prostate cancer research
    Charles D Scales
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 18:320-5. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Low methodological and reporting quality of randomized, controlled trials of devices to treat urolithiasis
    Peter J Zavitsanos
    Department of Urology, University of Florida and Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville PD, Florida
    J Urol 191:988-93. 2014
    ..We assessed the methodological and reporting quality of randomized, controlled trials of stone disease management and determined whether the reporting quality of randomized, controlled trials improved with time...
  48. ncbi request reprint Malignant non-urothelial neoplasms of the urinary bladder: a review
    Philipp Dahm
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur Urol 44:672-81. 2003
    ..We review the peer-reviewed literature to summarize the available evidence on the etiology, diagnosis and optimal management of malignant non-urothelial bladder tumors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Reversal of tumor-mediated immunosuppression
    Johannes Vieweg
    Department of Urology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Health Science Center, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:727s-732s. 2007
    ..These new insights represent important considerations for the future design and application of more effective cancer vaccines against RCC and other cancers...
  50. doi request reprint Assessment of the methodological quality of systematic reviews published in the urological literature from 1998 to 2008
    Susan L MacDonald
    Department of Urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 184:648-53. 2010
    ..Well done systematic reviews provide the highest quality evidence for clinical questions of therapeutic effectiveness. We assessed the methodological quality of systematic reviews in the urological literature...
  51. ncbi request reprint Management of retained retractor during radical perineal prostatectomy
    Philipp Dahm
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 169:1085. 2003
  52. doi request reprint Diagnostic tests in urology: urine cytology
    Luke T Lavallee
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BJU Int 110:E789-91. 2012
    ..This evidence-based medicine article explores how positive or negative urine cytology will impact the probability that a patient has urothelial carcinoma of the bladder before cystoscopy...
  53. doi request reprint A tribute to the life and accomplishments of Birdwell Finlayson
    Lawrence L Yeung
    Department of Urology, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0247, USA
    J Urol 179:842-6; discussion 846. 2008
    ..We researched his life and accomplishments to provide a historical account of his career...
  54. pmc Autologous dendritic cells transfected with prostate-specific antigen RNA stimulate CTL responses against metastatic prostate tumors
    Axel Heiser
    Cancer Immunotherapy Program, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Invest 109:409-17. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Routine postoperative imaging is important after ureteroscopic stone manipulation
    Alon Z Weizer
    Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 168:46-50. 2002
    ..We determined the incidence of postoperative silent obstruction at our institution and assessed the need for routine functional radiographic studies after ureteroscopy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted excision of seminal vesicle cyst associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis
    Christopher D Moore
    Department of Urology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Endourol 21:776-9. 2007
    ..The patient was discharged home on postoperative day 1 and remains symptom free after 9 months' follow-up. Operative time, blood loss, and hospital stay were comparable to those of published series of conventional laparoscopy...
  57. doi request reprint 12th Annual meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) bladder cancer sessions I and II summary report
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:944-7. 2012
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Telomerase mRNA-transfected dendritic cells stimulate antigen-specific CD8+ and CD4+ T cell responses in patients with metastatic prostate cancer
    Zhen Su
    Genitourinary Cancer Immunotherapy Program, Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Immunol 174:3798-807. 2005
    ..Our findings provide a rationale for further development of hTERT-transfected DC vaccines in the treatment of prostate and other cancers...
  59. pmc Enhancement of vaccine-mediated antitumor immunity in cancer patients after depletion of regulatory T cells
    Jens Dannull
    Genitourinary Cancer Immunotherapy Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Clin Invest 115:3623-33. 2005
    ..Our findings may have implications in the design of immune-based strategies that may incorporate the Treg depletion strategy to achieve potent antitumor immunity with therapeutic impact...
  60. doi request reprint How to use a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
    Timothy Y Tseng
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 180:1249-56. 2008
    ..This article introduces practicing urologists to the critical appraisal of systematic reviews and meta-analyses to guide their evidence-based clinical practice...
  61. doi request reprint How to perform a literature search
    Tracey L Krupski
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27609, USA
    J Urol 179:1264-70. 2008
    ..We outline a stepwise approach to an effective and efficient search of electronic databases and introduce the reader to resources most relevant to the practicing urologist...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prediction of lower pole stone clearance after shock wave lithotripsy using an artificial neural network
    Vassilis Poulakis
    Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Teaching Hospital of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Urol 169:1250-6. 2003
    ..We performed this study as a comprehensive evaluation of variables reported to affect lower pole stone clearance after shock wave lithotripsy using artificial neural network analysis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of pain medication requirements and recovery after radical perineal prostatectomy
    Alon Z Weizer
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 62:693-7. 2003
    ..To perform a study to quantify the variables relating to postoperative pain, activity, and gastrointestinal function after radical perineal prostatectomy to allow comparisons with alternative treatments...
  64. ncbi request reprint A single-institution comparison between radical perineal and radical retropubic prostatectomy on perioperative and pathological outcomes for obese men: an analysis of the Duke Prostate Center database
    Nicholas J Fitzsimons
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 70:1146-51. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Prospective and longitudinal patient self-assessment of health-related quality of life following radical perineal prostatectomy
    Benjamin K Yang
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery and Cancer Center Biostatistics, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 172:264-8. 2004
    ..We provide a comprehensive, longitudinal assessment of health related quality of life (HRQOL) following radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Age adjusted prostate specific antigen and prostate specific antigen velocity cut points in prostate cancer screening
    Judd W Moul
    Division of Urology and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 177:499-503; discussion 503-4. 2007
    ..We identified age adjusted prostate specific antigen and prostate specific antigen velocity cut points for prostate cancer biopsy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Radical perineal prostatectomy for the treatment of localized prostate cancer in morbidly obese patients
    Philipp Dahm
    Departments of Surgery Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 174:131-4. 2005
    ..We assessed the feasibility of radical perineal prostatectomy (RPP) in morbidly obese patients with clinically organ confined prostate cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint Clinical research and statistical methods in the urology literature
    Charles D Scales
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 174:1374-9. 2005
    ..We provide a systematic assessment of the quality and accuracy of statistical reporting in the urology literature...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of early adopter bias for new technologies in robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Timothy Y Tseng
    Division of Urologic Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 177:1318-23. 2007
    ..We determined the potential influence of an early adopter bias in patients undergoing robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Interpreting statistics in the urological literature
    Charles D Scales
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 176:1938-45. 2006
    ..Knowledge of statistical terminology and the ability to critically interpret research findings are critical skills in the practice of evidence based medicine...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prospective health-related quality-of-life assessment in an initial cohort of patients undergoing robotic radical prostatectomy
    Timothy Y Tseng
    Division of Urologic Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Urology 68:1061-6. 2006
    ..To prospectively assess the health-related quality-of-life outcomes of patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy using a validated patient self-assessment questionnaire...
  72. doi request reprint How to use an article about therapy
    Sohail Bajammal
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 180:1904-11. 2008
    ..Before implementing a new therapy we should ascertain the benefits and risks of the therapy and assure ourselves that the resources consumed in the intervention will not be exorbitant...