Badrinath R Konety

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of hospital and surgeon volume on in-hospital mortality from radical cystectomy: data from the health care utilization project
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Urol 173:1695-700. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between volume and charges for most frequently performed ambulatory and nonambulatory surgery for bladder cancer. Is more cheaper?
    Badrinath R Konety
    Departments of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3RCP, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 172:1056-61. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen testing in the elderly: a hard habit to kick?
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    BJU Int 97:4-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular markers in bladder cancer: a critical appraisal
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Urol Oncol 24:326-37. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing aggressive therapy for bladder cancer: an analysis of data from the SEER program
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3267 RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 170:1765-71. 2003
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of age on the response of patients with superficial bladder cancer to intravesical immunotherapy
    Fadi N Joudi
    University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Urology, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 175:1634-9; discussion 1639-40. 2006
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Bias due to missing SEER data in D'Amico risk stratification of prostate cancer
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Urol 187:2026-31. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of complications following partial and total nephrectomy for renal cancer in a population based sample
    Fadi N Joudi
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Urol 177:1709-14. 2007

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of hospital and surgeon volume on in-hospital mortality from radical cystectomy: data from the health care utilization project
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Urol 173:1695-700. 2005
    ..We determined the influence of hospital and surgeon volume on various outcome parameters after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association between volume and charges for most frequently performed ambulatory and nonambulatory surgery for bladder cancer. Is more cheaper?
    Badrinath R Konety
    Departments of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3RCP, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 172:1056-61. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between provider volume and charges for transurethral bladder tumor resection (TURBT) and radical cystectomy in patients with bladder cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen testing in the elderly: a hard habit to kick?
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    BJU Int 97:4-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular markers in bladder cancer: a critical appraisal
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Urol Oncol 24:326-37. 2006
    ..Further studies involving larger numbers of patients are required to determine their accuracy and widespread applicability in guiding treatment of bladder cancer...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing aggressive therapy for bladder cancer: an analysis of data from the SEER program
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3267 RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 170:1765-71. 2003
    ..We also examined the correlation between these factors and disease specific survival such aggressive therapy...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of age on the response of patients with superficial bladder cancer to intravesical immunotherapy
    Fadi N Joudi
    University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Urology, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Urol 175:1634-9; discussion 1639-40. 2006
    ..We determined the influence of age on response to intravesical immunotherapy in patients with superficial bladder cancer...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Bias due to missing SEER data in D'Amico risk stratification of prostate cancer
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Urol 187:2026-31. 2012
    ..Exclusion bias may occur since D'Amico staging requires all 3 variables to be known and data may not be missing at random...
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of complications following partial and total nephrectomy for renal cancer in a population based sample
    Fadi N Joudi
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Urol 177:1709-14. 2007
    ..We determined the frequency and predictors of complications of partial and total nephrectomy in a population based sample...
  11. doi request reprint Surgical management after active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer: pathological outcomes compared with men undergoing immediate treatment
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    BJU Int 107:1232-7. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Factors associated with reduction in use of neoadjuvant androgen suppression therapy before radical prostatectomy
    Matthew J O'Shaughnessy
    Department of Urology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Urology 81:745-51. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Complications after radical cystectomy: analysis of population-based data
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 68:58-64. 2006
    ..Complications after radical cystectomy have been reported from large single-institution series but population-based representative data are lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of provider volume on outcomes from urological cancer therapy
    Fadi N Joudi
    University of Iowa Department of Urology, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Urol 174:432-8. 2005
    ..Growing evidence suggests an association between higher hospital and surgeon volumes, and better outcomes after high risk surgical procedures. We reviewed the literature on volume and outcomes, specifically in urological cancer therapy...
  15. doi request reprint The significance of lymphovascular invasion in transurethral resection of bladder tumour and cystectomy specimens on the survival of patients with urothelial bladder cancer
    Necole M Streeper
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1089, USA
    BJU Int 103:475-9. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Extent of pelvic lymphadenectomy and its impact on outcome in patients diagnosed with bladder cancer: analysis of data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program data base
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Urol 169:946-50. 2003
    ..We analyzed the impact of lymphadenectomy on disease specific survival in a population based sample of patients with bladder cancer who underwent radical cystectomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Does the interval between prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy affect the immediate postoperative outcome?
    Daniel K Lee
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    BJU Int 97:48-50. 2006
    ..To determine whether the interval between prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy (RP) affects the immediate postoperative outcome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the incidence of latent prostate cancer detected at autopsy before and after the prostate specific antigen era
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Urol 174:1785-8; discussion 1788. 2005
    ..To determine if significant differences exist in the prevalence of latent prostate cancer between periods before and after the advent of screening for prostate cancer, we compared 2 groups of men undergoing autopsy during the 2 periods...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of lymphadenectomy and nodal burden in renal cell carcinoma: retrospective analysis of the National Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database
    Sue A Joslyn
    Division of Health Promotion and Education, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA
    Urology 65:675-80. 2005
    ..The benefit of regional lymphadenectomy in patients with primary RCC remains controversial...
  20. doi request reprint Active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer: selection of patients and predictors of progression
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:277-83. 2008
    ..The psychosocial impact of active surveillance on patients is discussed as well as contemporary methods for disease monitoring...
  21. ncbi request reprint UroVysion testing can lead to early identification of intravesical therapy failure in patients with high risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 35:664-70; discussion 671-2. 2009
    ..In this study, we investigated the ability of UroVysion to assess response to intravesical therapy in patients with high risk superficial bladder tumors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of malpractice caps on use and outcomes of radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: data from the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results program
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Urol 173:2085-9. 2005
    ..We investigated the effect of caps on the use of and outcomes following aggressive surgical treatment (radical cystectomy) in patients with bladder cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mortality after major surgery for urologic cancers in specialized urology hospitals: are they any better?
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, Carver College of Medicine and College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2006-12. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether a high volume of unrelated complex procedures or procedures in the same specialty area (urology) could translate into better outcomes after major urologic cancer surgery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Treatment failure after primary and salvage therapy for prostate cancer: likelihood, patterns of care, and outcomes
    Piyush K Agarwal
    Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Cancer 112:307-14. 2008
    ..The authors report the likelihood of treatment failure and the outcomes after salvage therapy among men with prostate cancer who initially either received external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) or underwent radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of extent of lymphadenectomy on survival after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer
    Sue A Joslyn
    Division of Health Promotion and Education, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA
    Urology 68:121-5. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether more extended lymphadenectomy, along with radical prostatectomy, resulted in a decreased risk of prostate cancer-specific death at 10 years...
  26. ncbi request reprint Personality, treatment choice and satisfaction in patients with localized prostate cancer
    Craig A Block
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Int J Urol 14:1013-8. 2007
    ..We studied whether patient personality influences treatment choice and overall treatment satisfaction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting outcomes after radical cystectomy in African Americans
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Cancer 109:542-8. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that differences in hospital volume where patients undergo radical cystectomy may be responsible for race-based differences in outcomes after the procedure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complications rates of non-oncologic urologic procedures in population-based data: a comparison to published series
    David S Aaronson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 36:548-56. 2010
    ..We sought to compare complication and mortality rates following urologic procedures derived from population-based data to those of published single-institutional case series...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of a minimum lymph node policy in radical cystectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy on lymph node yields, lymph node positivity rates, lymph node density, and survivorship in patients with bladder cancer
    Andrea C Fang
    Department of Urology, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Cancer 116:1901-8. 2010
    ..Lymph node counts are often a proxy for the extensiveness of a dissection. In the current study, the impact of an institutional policy requiring a minimum number of lymph nodes was assessed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of uniform consensus recommendations for PCa screening in older population: differential effects and perceptions of healthcare providers and patients
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 73:603-8; discussion 608-9. 2009
    ..We also surveyed healthcare providers and men >75 years old to determine whether provider attitudes toward continued PCa screening in older men had changed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Influence of post-cystectomy complications on cost and subsequent outcome
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 177:280-7; discussion 287. 2007
    ..We quantified the impact of specific post-cystectomy complications and combinations thereof in terms of mortality, charges and length of stay...
  32. pmc The example of CaPSURE: lessons learned from a national disease registry
    Sima P Porten
    Department of Urology, UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    World J Urol 29:265-71. 2011
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  33. ncbi request reprint Functional characterization of the bladder cancer marker, BLCA-4
    Thu Suong Van Le
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:1384-91. 2004
    ..Finally, to determine the timing of expression in relation to the observance of bladder cancer, an animal model of the disease was examined...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of postcystectomy infectious complications on cost, length of stay, and mortality
    Benjamin J Davies
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Urology 73:598-602. 2009
    ..The economic and clinical effects of infectious complications after radical cystectomy have not been analyzed...
  35. doi request reprint Estimating postoperative mortality and morbidity risk of radical cystectomy with continent diversion using predictor equations
    Marc C Smaldone
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    J Urol 182:2619-24. 2009
    ..We tested the validity of POSSUM and Portsmouth POSSUM in patients undergoing radical cystectomy with continent diversion...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of marriage on bladder cancer mortality
    Jason L Nelles
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:263-7. 2009
    ..We examined data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) cancer survival database to see if married patients with bladder cancer had a survival advantage vs. nonmarried patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Two-surgeon versus single-surgeon radical cystectomy and urinary diversion: impact on patient outcomes and costs
    Aaron T Ludwig
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    Urology 65:488-92. 2005
    ..To examine the difference in charges and outcomes between patients who underwent radical cystectomy and urinary diversion by a team of two surgeons versus a single surgeon...
  38. doi request reprint Screening and management of prostate cancer in elderly men: the Iowa Prostate Cancer Consensus
    Badrinath R Konety
    University of Iowa Department of Urology, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Urology 71:511-4. 2008
    ..Because there are no currently established guidelines for screening and management of prostate cancer in elderly men (older than 75 years), a multidisciplinary panel was convened to develop consensus recommendations...
  39. doi request reprint Management of localized prostate cancer in men over 65 years
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 19:309-14. 2009
    ..However, the majority of tumors are still detected among men over 65-years-old. The appropriate management of localized disease among these older men is controversial...
  40. ncbi request reprint Recovery of urinary continence following radical prostatectomy: the impact of prostate volume--analysis of data from the CaPSURE Database
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco and University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 177:1423-5; discussion 1425-6. 2007
    ..We determined if prostate volume determined by preoperative transrectal ultrasound could predict recovery of urinary function and continence following radical prostatectomy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Bladder cancer incidence and risk factors in men with prostate cancer: results from Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor
    Stephen Boorjian
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 177:883-7; discussion 887-8. 2007
    ..We evaluated a large disease registry to determine the incidence of bladder cancer in patients with prostate cancer and investigate whether the type of treatment for prostate cancer increased the risk of bladder cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of prostate specific antigen testing for prostate cancer in elderly men
    Damon J Dyche
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Urol 175:2078-82. 2006
    ..We investigated the prevalence and outcome of PSA testing for prostate cancer screening or diagnosis in elderly men 75 years or older at our academic medical center...
  43. ncbi request reprint Complete response of bony metastatic bladder urothelial cancer to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and cystectomy
    Fadi N Joudi
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1089, USA
    Urol Oncol 24:403-6. 2006
    ..The patient continues to be without evidence of disease 2 years postoperatively. This case shows that neoadjuvant chemotherapy with nonstandard regimens can yield responses in patients with bone metastases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Multi-institutional analysis of sequential intravesical gemcitabine and mitomycin C chemotherapy for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
    Andrew J Lightfoot
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Urol Oncol 32:35.e15-9. 2014
    ..We report a multi-institutional experience with sequential intravesical combination chemotherapy using gemcitabine and mitomycin C (MMC) for NMIBC in the treatment of high-risk patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management of superficial bladder cancer in the United States: a pattern of care analysis
    Fadi N Joudi
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1089, USA
    Urology 62:1083-8. 2003
    ..To assess the practice preferences among urologists treating superficial bladder cancer in the United States...
  46. ncbi request reprint Superficial transitional (Ta/T1/CIS) cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    BJU Int 94:18-21. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Should men over the age of 65 years receive PSA screening? Argument in favor
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:230-1. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of renal cell carcinoma diagnosed at autopsy
    Steven R Mindrup
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3 RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242 1089, USA
    BJU Int 95:31-3. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in long-term survivors of bladder cancer
    Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    Cancer 106:2355-62. 2006
    ..The quality of life (QOL) of long-term survivors of bladder cancer in a population-based registry was assessed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma of the penis: evaluation of data from the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results program
    Jonathan M Rippentrop
    Department of Urology, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1089, USA
    Cancer 101:1357-63. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients and predictors of in-hospital mortality after hospitalization for head and neck cancers
    Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Cancer 106:2382-8. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe the characteristics of patients who were hospitalized for head and neck cancer (HNC) during the years 2000 through 2003 and to identify predictors of in-hospital mortality...
  52. doi request reprint Effect of meeting Leapfrog volume thresholds on complication rates following complex surgical procedures
    Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Surg 251:377-83. 2010
    ..The objectives of the current study are to examine the association between hospital volume and complications and also to examine the association between complications and in-hospital mortality following 5 complex surgical procedures...
  53. ncbi request reprint Trends in regionalization of inpatient care for urological malignancies, 1988 to 2002
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Urologic Outcomes Research Group, Program in Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, California 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 178:2103-8; discussion 2108. 2007
    ..The net effect of these pressures may be the regionalization of care. We quantified trends in the regionalization of inpatient care for urological oncology in a national administrative database...
  54. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns in screening and management of prostate cancer in elderly men
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Urology 68:1051-6. 2006
    ..To determine the practice preferences for prostate cancer screening and treatment in men 75 years of age or older among healthcare providers in Iowa...
  55. ncbi request reprint Bladder and upper tract urothelial cancer
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 177:1636-45. 2007
    ..We quantified the economic impact of caring for patients with bladder and upper tract urothelial cancer, and determined the primary drivers for such costs in the population in the United States...
  56. ncbi request reprint Candidate quality of care indicators for localized bladder cancer
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:435-42. 2009
    ..The urologic oncology community should take a strong lead in achieving consensus regarding the definition, assessment, and reporting of quality of care data for bladder cancer...
  57. doi request reprint Urinary markers/cytology: what and when should a urologist use
    Jeffrey M Tomasini
    Department of Urology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 40:165-73. 2013
    ..This article reviews the current Food and Drug Administration-approved urinary biomarkers for detection of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous metastases from transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Craig A Block
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Urology 67:846.e15-7. 2006
    ..The lesions did not respond to systemic chemotherapy but resolved with local radiation therapy. We discuss the need to have a high index of suspicion to identify these lesions and the treatment approaches...
  59. ncbi request reprint Testicular recurrence from "primary" retroperitoneal germ cell tumor
    Steven R Mindrup
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    Urology 64:1031. 2004
    ..This presents an interesting dilemma as to whether this was recurrence of the original tumor or a new, primary tumor. The patient's outcome and surveillance protocol for these tumors are presented...
  60. pmc Phase I clinical trial of an adenovirus/prostate-specific antigen vaccine for prostate cancer: safety and immunologic results
    David M Lubaroff
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:7375-80. 2009
    ..We performed a phase I clinical trial of adenovirus/prostate-specific antigen (PSA) vaccine in men with measurable metastatic hormone-refractory disease...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment of metastatic renal-cell carcinoma with fluorouracil
    David A Anderson
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1089, USA
    Lancet Oncol 5:690-2. 2004
  63. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: does lidocaine gel before flexible cystoscopy provide pain relief?
    David S Aaronson
    UCSF Medical Center, Department of Urology, Ambulatory Care Center, Suite A633, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    BJU Int 104:506-9; discussion 509-10. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D and prostate cancer
    Badrinath R Konety
    Departments of Urology, Pathology, and Pharmacology, University of Pittsburgh, 5200 Centre Avenue, G 40, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 29:95-106, ix. 2002
    ..There is now considerable evidence suggesting a role for vitamin D in prostate cancer. In this article, we have reviewed the current evidence supporting the use of vitamin D in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer...
  65. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of radical prostatectomy after neoadjuvant chemohormonal therapy for patients with high risk or locally advanced prostate cancer: results of a phase I/II study
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 171:709-13. 2004
    ....
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence cystoscopy and bladder surveillance
    Fadi N Joudi
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52241, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 14:265-70. 2004
    ..Update on new developments in the field of fluorescence cystoscopy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Surgical enucleation for the treatment of renal tumors
    Michael E Franks
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Urol Int 71:184-9. 2003
    ..We analyzed our institutional experience with surgical enucleation for the primary treatment of small renal tumors...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer screening parameters in a high-risk African-Caribbean population
    Clareann H Bunker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Urology 63:737-41. 2004
    ..To estimate the prostate cancer screening parameters in a population-based study of African-Caribbean men from the Island of Tobago...
  70. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of screening-detected prostate cancer among Afro-Caribbeans: the Tobago Prostate Cancer Survey
    Clareann H Bunker
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:726-9. 2002
    ..These data support the hypothesis that populations of African descent share genetic and/or lifestyle factors that contribute to their elevated risk for prostate cancer...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effect of axillary lymphadenectomy on breast carcinoma survival
    Sue A Joslyn
    University of Northern Iowa, 221 WRC, Cedar Falls, IA 50614 0241, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 91:11-8. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of axillary lymphadenectomy on breast carcinoma survival, and to determine racial and age differences in the extent of axillary lymphadenectomy...
  72. doi request reprint Patterns of primary and secondary therapy for prostate cancer in elderly men: analysis of data from CaPSURE
    Badrinath R Konety
    Department of Urology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 179:1797-803; discussion 1803. 2008
    ..We examined patterns of primary treatment for prostate cancer in men 75 years or older...
  73. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance for the management of prostate cancer in a contemporary cohort
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Department of Urology and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Cancer 112:2664-70. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors report their experience in a contemporary cohort of men with prostate cancer who were managed with active surveillance...
  74. pmc Urethrectomy following cystectomy for bladder cancer in men: practice patterns and impact on survival
    Jason L Nelles
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 180:1933-6; discussion 1936-7. 2008
    ..We describe the frequency of urethrectomy by bladder cancer stage and identify clinical characteristics that predict urethrectomy. We also investigated whether urethrectomy offers any additional independent survival benefit...
  75. ncbi request reprint PSA screening among elderly men with limited life expectancies
    Louise C Walter
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco VA Medical Center, California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    JAMA 296:2336-42. 2006
    ..However, there are no large-scale studies of actual PSA screening practices in elderly men, according to life expectancy...
  76. doi request reprint Commentary on the etiologic relationship between prostate radiation and bladder cancer: the scourge for one is poison for the other
    Badrinath R Konety
    J Urol 179:S12-3. 2008
  77. ncbi request reprint Epigenetic inactivation of Wnt inhibitory factor-1 plays an important role in bladder cancer through aberrant canonical Wnt/beta-catenin signaling pathway
    Shinji Urakami
    Department of Urology 112F, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and University of California at San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:383-91. 2006
    ..Wnt inhibitory factor-1 (Wif-1) was identified as one of the secreted antagonists that can bind Wnt protein. We hypothesize that Wif-1 plays an important role in bladder cancer pathogenesis...
  78. doi request reprint A delay in radical cystectomy of >3 months is not associated with a worse clinical outcome
    Vincent Fradet
    BJU Int 101:257-8; author reply 258-9. 2008
  79. ncbi request reprint Sickness and survival in bladder cancer: is comorbidity the crystal ball?
    Badrinath R Konety
    Eur Urol 53:465-7. 2008
  80. pmc Specificity of procedure volume and in-hospital mortality association
    Veerajalandhar Allareddy
    Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 246:135-9. 2007
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