RICHARD MICHAEL HOFFMAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal comparisons of health-related quality of life between patients with prostate carcinoma and matched controls
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Cancer 101:2011-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: limiting prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System and the Cancer Research and Treatment Center, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:438-40. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research in localized prostate cancer treatment
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 2:583-93. 2013
  4. pmc Reconciling primary care and specialist perspectives on prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, Albuquerque VA Medical Center, Departments of Medicine and Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:568-71. 2012
  5. pmc Improving the communication of benefits and harms of treatment strategies: decision AIDS for localized prostate cancer treatment decisions
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, Albuquerque Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1501 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:197-201. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Microwave thermotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Richard M Hoffman
    General InternalMedicine 111GIM, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD004135. 2012
  7. pmc Teaching Tips--a new series in JGIM
    Brent C Williams
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:112-3. 2008
  8. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Southwest American veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Christopher S Wendel
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:58. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Misclassifying the indications for prostate-specific antigen testing may bias case-control studies of the efficacy of prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1071-5. 2004
  10. pmc Battling prostate cancer with 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors: a pyrrhic victory?
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:798-801. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal comparisons of health-related quality of life between patients with prostate carcinoma and matched controls
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Cancer 101:2011-9. 2004
    ..Prostate carcinoma and treatments affect health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The authors prospectively compared prostate and general HRQOL between prostate carcinoma cases and an age-matched and ethnicity-matched control group...
  2. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: limiting prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System and the Cancer Research and Treatment Center, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:438-40. 2006
    ..The author recommends that screening should not be expanded to include average-risk men younger than age 50 years or older than age 75 years and that a PSA threshold below 4.0 ng/mL should not be used to trigger biopsy referral...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness research in localized prostate cancer treatment
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 2:583-93. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Reconciling primary care and specialist perspectives on prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, Albuquerque VA Medical Center, Departments of Medicine and Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:568-71. 2012
    ..Primary care societies and health care systems should also be encouraged to evaluate the evidence and decide whether implementing the recommendations are feasible and appropriate...
  5. pmc Improving the communication of benefits and harms of treatment strategies: decision AIDS for localized prostate cancer treatment decisions
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, Albuquerque Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1501 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:197-201. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Microwave thermotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Richard M Hoffman
    General InternalMedicine 111GIM, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD004135. 2012
    ..Preliminary data suggest that microwave thermotherapy, which delivers microwave energy to produce coagulation necrosis in prostatic tissue, is a safe, effective treatment for BPH...
  7. pmc Teaching Tips--a new series in JGIM
    Brent C Williams
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:112-3. 2008
  8. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Southwest American veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Christopher S Wendel
    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:58. 2006
    ..We examined the association between race/ethnicity and cardiovascular disease risk factor control in a large cohort of insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Misclassifying the indications for prostate-specific antigen testing may bias case-control studies of the efficacy of prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1071-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated the potential bias from mis-classifying indications for PSA testing in observational studies of CaP screening...
  10. pmc Battling prostate cancer with 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors: a pyrrhic victory?
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:798-801. 2011
    ..This does not seem an acceptable trade-off especially because the potential increased risk for high-grade cancers could lead to higher cancer mortality...
  11. pmc Decision-making processes for breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer screening: the DECISIONS survey
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System and Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:53S-64S. 2010
    ..Patients should understand the risks and benefits of cancer screening in order to make informed screening decisions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transurethral microwave thermotherapy vs transurethral resection for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia: a systematic review
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    BJU Int 94:1031-6. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Alpha-tocopherol supplementation for men with existing coronary artery disease: a feasibility study
    R M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, Albuquerque Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Prev Med 29:112-8. 1999
    ....
  14. pmc New Mexico's capacity for increasing the prevalence of colorectal cancer screening with screening colonoscopies
    Richard M Hoffman
    New Mexico VA Health Care System 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A07. 2005
    ..Colonoscopy has been recommended as a cost-effective strategy for colorectal cancer screening and prevention. We evaluated New Mexico's capacity to increase the prevalence of colorectal cancer screening using colonoscopy...
  15. pmc Differences between men with screening-detected versus clinically diagnosed prostate cancers in the USA
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    BMC Cancer 5:27. 2005
    ..We compared patient characteristics and treatment selection between American men with screening-detected versus clinically diagnosed prostate cancers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes in older men with localized prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Am J Med 119:418-25. 2006
    ..We compared health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes and survival of men with localized prostate cancer who received aggressive treatment with those receiving conservative management...
  17. doi request reprint Randomized trial results did not resolve controversies surrounding prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Healthcare System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:189-93. 2010
    ..Prostate cancer screening remains controversial. This review will address recently published results from randomized controlled screening trials as well as current practice guidelines...
  18. pmc Prostate cancer testing following a negative prostate biopsy: over testing the elderly
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 111GIM 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1139-43. 2007
    ..Screening elderly men for prostate cancer is not recommended because definitive treatments are unlikely to extend life expectancy...
  19. pmc Barriers to colorectal cancer screening: physician and general population perspectives, New Mexico, 2006
    Richard M Hoffman
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A35. 2011
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates are low in New Mexico. We used statewide surveys of primary care physicians and the general population to characterize CRC screening practices and compare perceptions about screening barriers...
  20. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of prostate cancer testing in New Mexico
    R M Hoffman
    Albuquerque VA Medical Center, and University of New Mexico School of Medicine, USA
    J Community Health 24:409-19. 1999
    ..14, 95% CI = 1.30-7.59). Prostate cancer testing occurred frequently among New Mexican men. The study variables that were the most significant predictors of testing were all markers for access to health care...
  21. pmc Using the free-to-total prostate-specific antigen ratio to detect prostate cancer in men with nonspecific elevations of prostate-specific antigen levels
    R M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, Albuquerque Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, NM 87108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:739-48. 2000
    ..Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels between 4.0 to 10.0 ng/ml have poor specificity in prostate cancer screening, leading to unnecessary biopsies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in advanced-stage prostate cancer: the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study
    R M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:388-95. 2001
    ..To investigate the reasons for this difference, we evaluated the association between race/ethnicity and advanced-stage prostate cancer, adjusting for demographic, socioeconomic, clinical, and pathologic factors...
  23. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening adherence is higher with fecal immunochemical tests than guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests: a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Prev Med 50:297-9. 2010
    ..Determine whether colorectal cancer screening adherence is greater with fecal immunochemical tests (FIT) or guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (gFOBT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Using multiple cutpoints for the free-to-total prostate specific antigen ratio improves the accuracy of prostate cancer detection
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, Albuquerque VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Prostate 52:150-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the performance of multiple F/T PSA cutpoints in detecting prostate cancer in men with nonspecific PSA values...
  25. pmc What we have learned from randomized trials of prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Asian J Androl 13:369-73. 2011
    ..In the meantime, patients need to be supported in achieving informed decisions on whether to be screened for prostate cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluating once- and twice-daily self-monitored blood glucose testing strategies for stable insulin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes : the diabetes outcomes in veterans study
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:1744-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate once- and twice-daily self-monitored blood glucose testing strategies in assessing glycemic control and detecting hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia in patients with stable insulin-treated type 2 diabetes...
  27. pmc Prostate-specific antigen testing accuracy in community practice
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 3:19. 2002
    ..Most data on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing come from urologic cohorts comprised of volunteers for screening programs. We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of PSA testing for detecting prostate cancer in community practice...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with treatment decisions for clinically localized prostate carcinoma. Results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Cancer 97:1653-62. 2003
    ....
  29. doi request reprint A public-health perspective on screening colonoscopy
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Mailstop 111, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:561-9. 2011
    ..Successful screening programs will need to provide a range of screening modalities and ensure that endoscopic resources are used efficiently...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of misattribution in assigning cause of death on prostate cancer mortality rates
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:450-4. 2003
    ..Estimate the magnitude of misattribution in death certification and to determine whether misattribution could explain temporal trends in New Mexico prostate cancer mortality...
  31. pmc Racial differences in initial treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer. Results from the prostate cancer outcomes study
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:845-53. 2003
    ..We examined whether there were racial differences in initial treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer and investigated whether demographic, socioeconomic, clinical, or tumor characteristics could explain any racial differences...
  32. ncbi request reprint A system-based intervention to improve colorectal cancer screening uptake
    Richard M Hoffman
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, 87108, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:49-55. 2011
    ..To determine whether mailing guaiac-based fecal occult blood tests (gFOBTs) directly to patients who are due for colorectal cancer screening would achieve higher screening uptake than using visit-based screening...
  33. doi request reprint Prostate cancer screening decisions: results from the National Survey of Medical Decisions (DECISIONS study)
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Services, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1611-8. 2009
    ..Guidelines recommend informing patients about the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening. We evaluated the medical decision-making process for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sources of glucose variability in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:451-6. 2004
    ..Glucose variability can be a significant barrier to glycaemic control for diabetic patients on insulin. The study identified clinical and behavioural factors associated with glucose variability in type 2 diabetes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intensified blood glucose monitoring improves glycemic control in stable, insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1759-63. 2003
    ..To examine the effect of intensified self-monitored blood glucose (SMBG) testing on glycemic control...
  36. pmc Blood glucose monitoring is associated with better glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: a database study
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:48-52. 2009
    ..The value of self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) in type 2 diabetes is controversial...
  37. ncbi request reprint Family history, Hispanic ethnicity, and prostate cancer risk
    S Noell Stone
    Epidemiology and Cancer Control Unit, The New Mexico Tumor Registry, University of New Mexico, 2325 Camino de Salud NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106 5306, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:233-9. 2003
    ..7, 95% CI 1.5-4.7) and non-Hispanic Whites (NHW) (OR 2.0, 95% CI 1.3-3.1), suggesting that having a family history of CaP is a risk factor for both ethnic groups...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hypoglycemia in stable, insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: a prospective study of 1662 episodes
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 19:10-7. 2005
    ..We evaluated the incidence, severity, and predisposing risk factors for hypoglycemic episodes in subjects with type 2 diabetes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting hypoglycemia awareness in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: The Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive, S E, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:61-7. 2004
    ..To identify clinical factors that affect hypoglycemia perception in type 2 diabetes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Contributions of weekly mean blood glucose values to hemoglobin A1c in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Am J Med Sci 327:319-23. 2004
    ..The study objective was to evaluate the weekly contribution of glucose readings to hemoglobin (Hb)A1c during an 8-week period of intensified self-monitored blood glucose testing...
  41. ncbi request reprint A probabilistic model for predicting hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque 87108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1445-50. 2004
    ..To develop and validate a method for estimating hypoglycemia risk in stable, insulin-treated subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk factor management in stable, insulin-treated patients with Type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Glen H Murata
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 17:186-91. 2003
    ..Describe the methodologies and study population of the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study (DOVES)...
  43. pmc Osteoporosis management in prostate cancer patients treated with androgen deprivation therapy
    Ellen F T Yee
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1305-10. 2007
    ..The use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer has increased substantially in recent years, exposing more men to potential treatment complications, including osteoporosis and fractures...
  44. ncbi request reprint Food frequency questionnaire results correlate with metabolic control in insulin-treated veterans with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Outcomes in Veterans Study
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System 111GIM, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1816-26. 2004
    ..To validate food frequency analysis as a predictor of metabolic status in persons with type 2 diabetes and to identify psychosocial factors affecting dietary adherence...
  45. ncbi request reprint Laser prostatectomy versus transurethral resection for treating benign prostatic obstruction: a systematic review
    Richard M Hoffman
    Department of Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Urol 169:210-5. 2003
    ..We conducted a systematic review of randomized controlled trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of laser prostatectomy techniques compared to transurethral resection of the prostate for symptomatic benign prostatic obstruction...
  46. ncbi request reprint An argument against routine prostate cancer screening
    Richard M Hoffman
    New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:663-5; discussion 665-6. 2003
  47. doi request reprint Statin use does not prevent recurrent adenomatous polyp formation in a VA population
    Nikki Parker-Ray
    Southwest Gastroenterology, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Indian J Gastroenterol 29:106-11. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether statin use was associated with recurrent adenomatous polyps...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetes: a critical review
    Glen H Murata
    New Mexico VA Health Care System 111GIM, 1510 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Biomed Pharmacother 58:551-9. 2004
    ..Patient education and medication changes are potential ways of reducing the hypoglycemia rate. However, it remains to be proven that patient education is beneficial in this regard...
  49. ncbi request reprint Nutrition indices in obese continuous peritoneal dialysis patients with inadequate and adequate urea clearance
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Renal Section, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque 87108, USA
    Perit Dial Int 22:506-12. 2002
    ..To test whether better nutrition is associated more with adequate urea clearance than with inadequate urea clearance in obese patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis (CPD)...
  50. pmc Introduction: new medical device technologies
    Jeffrey A Tice
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint Weight deficit in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Antonios H Tzamaloukas
    Renal Section and Department of General Internal Medicine, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:1068-77. 2002
    ..The role of inadequate clearances in the development of weight deficit in CAPD populations is difficult to assess. It seems, however, that adequate Kt/V urea may be necessary for weight gain in underweight CAPD patients...

Research Grants1

  1. Primary Care Colorectal Ca Screening Surveillance System
    Richard Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2005
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