Michael A Liss

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Positive surgical margins during robotic radical prostatectomy: a contemporary analysis of risk factors
    Michael Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BJU Int 102:603-8. 2008
  2. ncbi The Liss maneuver: a nonendoscopic technique for difficult Foley catheterization
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 23:1227-30. 2009
  3. doi Continence definition after radical prostatectomy using urinary quality of life: evaluation of patient reported validated questionnaires
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology and Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    J Urol 183:1464-8. 2010
  4. ncbi Use of cross species genomic profiling identifies pathways and genes differentially regulated in prostate cancer cells treated with soy protein isolates or purified genistein
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 7:111-28. 2010
  5. ncbi Characterization of soy-based changes in Wnt-frizzled signaling in prostate cancer
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, U S A
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 7:245-52. 2010
  6. pmc PCA3 molecular urine assay for prostate cancer: association with pathologic features and impact of collection protocols
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, 333 City Blvd Suit 2100, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    World J Urol 29:683-8. 2011
  7. pmc Prevalence and significance of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli in patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Urol 185:1283-8. 2011
  8. pmc Preventing perioperative complications of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 81:319-23. 2013
  9. ncbi Is laparoendoscopic single-site surgery a viable approach for radical nephrectomy with renal vein thrombus? Comparison with multiport laparoscopy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:105-10. 2013
  10. pmc Screening rectal culture to identify fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms before transrectal prostate biopsy: do the culture results between office visit and biopsy correlate?
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 82:67-71. 2013

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  1. pmc Positive surgical margins during robotic radical prostatectomy: a contemporary analysis of risk factors
    Michael Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    BJU Int 102:603-8. 2008
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  2. ncbi The Liss maneuver: a nonendoscopic technique for difficult Foley catheterization
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 23:1227-30. 2009
    ..Difficult male catheterization often results in the need for bedside cystoscopy; herein, we describe a simple maneuver that may preclude the need for a more involved and expensive endoscopic procedure...
  3. doi Continence definition after radical prostatectomy using urinary quality of life: evaluation of patient reported validated questionnaires
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology and Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    J Urol 183:1464-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the association of pad status and urinary quality of life to determine whether security and 1 pad status differ from pad-free status to better define 0 pads as the post-prostatectomy standard...
  4. ncbi Use of cross species genomic profiling identifies pathways and genes differentially regulated in prostate cancer cells treated with soy protein isolates or purified genistein
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 7:111-28. 2010
    ..The main purified compound from soy protein isolates is genistein, but this purified phytoestrogen fails to recapitulate all the features of the soy-based diet that is associated with lower incidence of prostate cancer...
  5. ncbi Characterization of soy-based changes in Wnt-frizzled signaling in prostate cancer
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, U S A
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 7:245-52. 2010
    ..Because the Wnt/beta catenin pathway has been associated with aggressive prostate cancer, we have sought to further evaluate this pathway with respect to soy protein and prostate cancer...
  6. pmc PCA3 molecular urine assay for prostate cancer: association with pathologic features and impact of collection protocols
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, 333 City Blvd Suit 2100, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    World J Urol 29:683-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of the PCA3 molecular urine test scores to predict adverse pathologic features and catheterized specimen collection...
  7. pmc Prevalence and significance of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli in patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Urol 185:1283-8. 2011
    ..We estimated the prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli in patients undergoing repeat transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy and identified high risk groups...
  8. pmc Preventing perioperative complications of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 81:319-23. 2013
    ..To report the change in complication rates after the identification and modification of technique to reduce their incidence during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP)...
  9. ncbi Is laparoendoscopic single-site surgery a viable approach for radical nephrectomy with renal vein thrombus? Comparison with multiport laparoscopy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:105-10. 2013
    ..To compare laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and multiport laparoscopy (MPL) for radical nephrectomy and renal vein thrombectomy (RN-RVT) because concerns continue regarding the suitability of LESS for advanced renal tumors...
  10. pmc Screening rectal culture to identify fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms before transrectal prostate biopsy: do the culture results between office visit and biopsy correlate?
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 82:67-71. 2013
    ..To investigate the performance of screening rectal cultures obtained 2 weeks before transrectal prostate biopsy to detect fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms and again at transrectal prostate biopsy...
  11. ncbi Comparison of transrectal and transvaginal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery partial nephrectomy in the porcine model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:84-9. 2013
    ..To compare the feasibility of porcine transrectal (TR) and transvaginal (TV) hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) partial nephrectomy (PN), as NOTES nephrectomy has recently been performed in the porcine model...
  12. doi Consideration of comorbidity in risk stratification prior to prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Cancer 119:2413-8. 2013
    ..In the current study, the authors used these assessments to determine comorbidity and prognosis before prostate biopsy and the subsequent diagnosis of prostate cancer to identify those patients least likely to benefit from treatment...
  13. ncbi Determinants of renal functional decline after open partial nephrectomy: a comparison of warm, cold, and non-ischemic modalities
    Ramzi Jabaji
    University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Can J Urol 21:7126-33. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the impact of these factors on renal functional degeneration after PN...
  14. doi Impact of tumour morphology on renal function decline after partial nephrectomy
    Reza Mehrazin
    Department of Urology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    BJU Int 111:E374-82. 2013
    ..To examine the association of renal morphology with renal function after partial nephrectomy (PN)...
  15. pmc The application of regional hypothermia using transrectal cooling during radical prostatectomy: mitigation of surgical inflammatory damage to preserve continence
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    J Endourol 26:1553-7. 2012
    ..9% to 0.9%). Regional hypothermia used during the time of surgery represents a novel strategy for minimizing inflammation and subsequent muscle and nerve damage in RARP...
  16. doi Comparison of optics and performance of a distal sensor high definition cystoscope, a distal sensor standard definition cystoscope, and a fiberoptic cystoscope
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA Electronic address
    Urology 82:1226-30. 2013
    ..To evaluate performance characteristics and optics of a new generation high-definition distal sensor (HD-DS) flexible cystoscope, a standard-definition distal sensor (SD-DS) cystoscope, and a standard fiberoptic (FO) cystoscope...
  17. pmc Prevalence of ST131 among fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli obtained from rectal swabs before transrectal prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    Urology 81:548-55. 2013
    ..To identify the prevalence and characteristics of fluoroquinolone-resistant (FQ-R) Escherichia coli ST131 isolates in men undergoing ultrasound-guided transrectal prostate biopsy (TPB)...
  18. doi Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: 5-year oncological and biochemical outcomes
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92602, USA
    J Urol 188:2205-10. 2012
    ..We investigated oncological outcomes in patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy more than 5 years previously...
  19. ncbi Minimally invasive cystectomy is associated with improved perioperative patient safety outcomes compared with open cystectomy in a national cohort
    Seth A Cohen
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA
    Urology 84:314-20. 2014
    ..Comparative outcomes data based on validated metrics are sparse for MIC, an emerging treatment for bladder cancer...
  20. ncbi Urinary nerve growth factor as an oncologic biomarker for prostate cancer aggressiveness
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:714-9. 2014
    ..We investigated urinary nerve growth factor (NGF) as a novel urinary biomarker for high-grade prostate cancer (PCa)...
  21. doi Robotic surgical simulation
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cancer J 19:124-9. 2013
    ..Although simulators are advantageous, confirmation of construct and predictive validity of robotic simulators and their reliability as a training tool will be necessary before they are integrated into the surgical credentialing process...
  22. pmc In vitro evaluation of ScopeSafe fibers and the scope guardian sheath in prevention of ureteroscope endolumenal working damage
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Endourol 27:768-73. 2013
    ..Often, the damage is mechanical and not energy related. As such, we evaluated a novel laser fiber and sheath system in preventing mechanical ureteroscope damage during fiber insertion...
  23. pmc Comparison of broth enhancement to direct plating for screening of rectal cultures for ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:249-52. 2013
    ..7%; this method was the most cost-effective. Therefore, direct plating of rectal swabs onto selective medium proved to be a sensitive and cost-effective approach in identifying patients colonized with ciprofloxacin-resistant E. coli...
  24. pmc Detection of fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms from rectal swabs by use of selective media prior to a transrectal prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1116-8. 2011
    ..A method incorporating selective broth and media was evaluated using rectal swabs obtained from 136 patients prior to a biopsy procedure. Fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms were isolated from 22% of the patients included in this study...
  25. ncbi Intrarenal and extrarenal autonomic nervous system redefined
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California
    J Urol 191:1060-5. 2014
    ..The neural distribution at the segmental vessels and intrarenal vasculature has not been well characterized. Thus, we evaluated the autonomic nerve distribution from the great vessels to the renal cortex in a cadaveric model...
  26. pmc Severity of hematuria effects resolution in patients treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for radiation-induced hematuria
    Michael A Liss
    Departments of Urology and Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, Calif, USA
    Urol Int 91:451-5. 2013
    ..We investigated the differences between prostate cancer patients with radiation-induced hematuria treated with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy that did or did not have a resolution of hematuria...
  27. pmc Direct vision balloon dilation for the management of urethral strictures
    Joel Gelman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Endourol 25:1249-51; discussion 1251. 2011
    ..We describe the first use of balloon dilator that allows the safe, controlled, and gentle and dilation of urethral strictures under direct vision...
  28. ncbi Sepsis due to fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli after transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate needle biopsy
    Jennifer L Young
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, 92868, USA
    Urology 74:332-8. 2009
    ..To report a series of patients with sepsis due to fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli after prostate needle biopsy across 4 hospitals in southern California...
  29. doi Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: history, techniques and outcomes
    Michael A Liss
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA, USA
    World J Urol 31:489-97. 2013
    ..We review the history, technique and current literature pertaining to RARC and place the current results in context with the open procedure...
  30. doi Validation, correlation, and comparison of the da Vinci trainer(™) and the daVinci surgical skills simulator(™) using the Mimic(™) software for urologic robotic surgical education
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    J Endourol 26:1629-34. 2012
    ..We compare and correlate the da Vinci Trainer™ (dVT) and da Vinci Surgical Skills Simulators (dVSSS) in subjects with varying robotic experience...
  31. ncbi Ablative techniques: Radiofrequency and cryotherapy, which is the best?
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    Arch Esp Urol 66:71-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to compare RFA and CA. In order to do so, it is paramount to fully understand the small renal mass dilemma and to have a working knowledge as to how these technologies achieve cellular destruction...
  32. ncbi Outcomes of partial nephrectomy for clinical T1b and T2 renal tumors
    Hak J Lee
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 24:448-52. 2014
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  33. pmc Tumor infiltrating B-cells are increased in prostate cancer tissue
    Jason R Woo
    Department of Urology and Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Transl Med 12:30. 2014
    ..We, therefore, investigated the density of infiltrating B cells within human PCa utilizing a quantitative computational method...
  34. pmc Optimization via specific fluorescence brightness of a receptor-targeted probe for optical imaging and positron emission tomography of sentinel lymph nodes
    Zhengtao Qin
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Chemistry, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Biomed Opt 18:101315. 2013
    ..These studies demonstrated the feasibility of 800CW-tilmanocept for multimodal SLN mapping via fluorescence and PET-computed tomography imaging...
  35. doi RENAL nephrometry score is associated with complications after renal cryoablation: a multicenter analysis
    David M Sisul
    Division of Urology Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 81:775-80. 2013
    ..To analyze outcomes and complications of percutaneous (PRC) and laparoscopic renal cryoablation (LRC) using the radius, endophytic, nearness to collecting system, anterior/posterior, and location (RENAL) nephrometry system...
  36. pmc Holmium laser fulguration of superficial urothelial carcinoma of the pendulous urethra
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine and Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    Indian J Urol 28:427-9. 2012
    ..The surgical approach was staged and provided excellent long term results for management of superficial UC...