Maxwell V Meng

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo excision and autotransplantation for complex renal tumors
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 172:461-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Significance of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on prostate biopsy
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, 6 Floor, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urol Oncol 21:145-51. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with high risk localized prostate cancer: results from cancer of the prostate strategic urological research endeavor (CaPSURE)
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 173:1557-61. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The utility of apical anterior horn biopsies in prostate cancer detection
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urol Oncol 21:361-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of increased number of biopsies on the nature of prostate cancer identified
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Urol 176:63-8; discussion 69. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment after initial surveillance in men with prostate cancer: results from CaPSURE
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Cancer Center, 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 170:2279-83. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Pathologic sampling of laparoscopically morcellated kidneys: a mathematical model
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    J Endourol 17:229-33. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Contemporary patterns of androgen deprivation therapy use for newly diagnosed prostate cancer
    Maxwell V Meng
    Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 60:7-11; discussion 11-2. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Androgen deprivation use with external beam radiation for prostate cancer: results from CaPSURE
    Sangtae Park
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology and Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 174:1802-7. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Changes in prostate cancer grade on serial biopsy in men undergoing active surveillance
    Sima P Porten
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2795-800. 2011

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Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo excision and autotransplantation for complex renal tumors
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 172:461-4. 2004
    ..We describe the use of laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo excision and reconstruction, and autotransplantation to expand the realm of minimally invasive, nephron sparing surgery to the most complex renal tumors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Significance of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia on prostate biopsy
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, 6 Floor, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urol Oncol 21:145-51. 2003
    ..In this article, we discuss the significance of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia and other abnormal histology findings and current evidence addressing the presence of cancer and need for additional prostate biopsies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with high risk localized prostate cancer: results from cancer of the prostate strategic urological research endeavor (CaPSURE)
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 173:1557-61. 2005
    ..However, men with high risk disease remain a challenge with significant potential for primary treatment failure. We characterize patterns of treatment for high risk prostate cancer in a community based cohort...
  4. ncbi request reprint The utility of apical anterior horn biopsies in prostate cancer detection
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urol Oncol 21:361-5. 2003
    ..The use of these biopsies as part of an 8-core biopsy pattern provides high cancer detection in all groups of patients and may represent a new standard...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of increased number of biopsies on the nature of prostate cancer identified
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Urol 176:63-8; discussion 69. 2006
    ..We determined the impact of the greater number of prostate biopsies on the nature of cancer identified...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of treatment after initial surveillance in men with prostate cancer: results from CaPSURE
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Cancer Center, 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 170:2279-83. 2003
    ..We identified predictors of eventual prostate cancer treatment in a cohort of men initially choosing WW...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pathologic sampling of laparoscopically morcellated kidneys: a mathematical model
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    J Endourol 17:229-33. 2003
    ..We developed a model to guide pathologic evaluation of the morcellated kidney...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contemporary patterns of androgen deprivation therapy use for newly diagnosed prostate cancer
    Maxwell V Meng
    Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 60:7-11; discussion 11-2. 2002
    ..The appropriateness of such therapy requires further study, including its effect, not only on disease endpoints, but also on resource utilization and health-related quality of life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Androgen deprivation use with external beam radiation for prostate cancer: results from CaPSURE
    Sangtae Park
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology and Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 174:1802-7. 2005
    ..We examined the patterns and predictors of androgen deprivation in men undergoing external beam radiation therapy in CaPSURE...
  10. doi request reprint Changes in prostate cancer grade on serial biopsy in men undergoing active surveillance
    Sima P Porten
    Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2795-800. 2011
    ..Active surveillance is now considered a viable treatment option for men with low-risk prostate cancer. However, little is known regarding changes in Gleason grade on serial biopsies over an extended period of time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic-assisted upper pole ureterocalicostomy using renal inversion and autotransplantation
    Kirsten L Greene
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 63:1182-4. 2004
    ..To our knowledge, this reconstructive strategy has never been previously reported and may be applicable in a limited number of situations...
  12. doi request reprint The relationship between prostate specific antigen change and biopsy progression in patients on active surveillance for prostate cancer
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 185:1656-60. 2011
    ..We assessed whether an association exists between a change in prostate specific antigen and biopsy progression in men on active surveillance...
  13. doi request reprint Multidetector row CT urography: does supine or prone positioning produce better pelvecalyceal and ureteral opacification?
    Zhen J Wang
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Clin Imaging 33:369-73. 2009
    ..To evaluate whether supine or prone positioning improves pelvicalyceal and ureteral opacification at multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) urography...
  14. doi 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous laparoscopic management of 3 urological malignancies
    Donna Y Deng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 167:2125-6. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for pediatric recipients: outcomes analysis
    Harrison M Abrahams
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 63:163-6. 2004
    ..However, limited data are available regarding the role of this technique for pediatric recipients, who may pose special challenges and considerations, and whose parents need additional information...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer: results from CaPSURE
    Jun Kawakami
    Urologic Outcomes Research Group, Program in Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, California 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 176:1382-6. 2006
    ..We characterized patterns of pelvic lymphadenectomy in conjunction with radical prostatectomy in a community based cohort...
  19. pmc Benign prostate glandular tissue at radical prostatectomy surgical margins
    Anobel Y Odisho
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Urology 82:154-9. 2013
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Expanded experience with laparoscopic nephrectomy and autotransplantation for severe ureteral injury
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 169:1363-7. 2003
    ..We update our experience with severe iatrogenic ureteral injuries requiring laparoscopic nephrectomy and autotransplantation...
  21. doi request reprint Changes in specific domains of sexual function and sexual bother after radical prostatectomy
    Jesse D Le
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 106:1022-9. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk of injury to adjacent organs with lower-pole fluoroscopically guided percutaneous nephrostomy: evaluation with prone, supine, and multiplanar reformatted CT
    Dana N Tuttle
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, Box 0628, M 372, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143 0628, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1489-92. 2005
    ..To assess the risk of injury to organs near the kidney during lower-pole fluoroscopically guided percutaneous nephrostomy by evaluation of prone, supine, and multiplanar reformatted computed tomography (CT)...
  23. pmc The changing face of low-risk prostate cancer: trends in clinical presentation and primary management
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero St, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115 1711, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2141-9. 2004
    ..We sought to characterize temporal trends in clinical presentation and primary disease management among patients with low-risk prostate cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with temporary arterial occlusion: description of technique and renal functional outcomes
    Christopher J Kane
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 63:241-6. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy is increasingly popular but remains technically challenging...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appreciation of the adrenal artery: fact or fiction?
    Andrew B Joel
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Endourol 19:793-6. 2005
    ..The surgical and anatomic literature propagates the notion of a dominant or multiple dominant adrenal arteries that should likewise be controlled during surgical extirpation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in complications and outcomes for obese patients undergoing laparoscopic radical, partial or simple nephrectomy
    Jason W Anast
    Department of Urology, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 172:2287-91. 2004
    ..We determined if obese patients undergoing laparoscopic radical (RN), partial (PN) and simple (SN) nephrectomy are at risk for worse surgical outcomes or increased complications...
  27. doi request reprint Prostate cancer screening and treatment in the transplant population: current status and recommendations
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology and Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:2018-25; discussion 2025-6. 2009
    ..We reviewed the current status of and recommendations for prostate cancer screening and treatment in the solid organ transplant population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Who is the average patient presenting with prostate cancer?
    Kirsten L Greene
    Department of Urology, UCSF Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, California, USA
    Urology 66:76-82. 2005
    ..Patients report average or above-average pretreatment health-related QOL for all scales based on 2 validated instruments. In this cohort, more patients chose radical prostatectomy than any other form of treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Markov modeling of vasectomy reversal and ART for infertility: how do obstructive interval and female partner age influence cost effectiveness?
    Michael H Hsieh
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Urology, San Francisco, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:840-6. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of kidney morcellation on operative time, incision complications, and postoperative analgesia after laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Affonso H Camargo
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 32:273-9; discussion 279-80. 2006
    ..Compare the outcomes between kidney morcellation and two types of open specimen extraction incisions, several covariates need to be taken into consideration that have not yet been studied...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cytoreductive nephrectomy in advanced renal-cell carcinoma
    Manuel S Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Endourol 20:504-8. 2006
    ..We compared the outcomes of patients with metastatic RCC undergoing laparoscopic and open cytoreductive nephrectomy prior to systemic therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Techniques to optimize vascular control during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 61:93-7; discussion 97-8. 2003
    ..To review our experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation and describe our technique of vessel ligation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes and late complications of laparoscopic nephrectomy with renal autotransplantation
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 179:240-3. 2008
    ..We report long-term outcomes and late complications after laparoscopic nephrectomy with autotransplantation...
  34. doi request reprint Outcomes and cost analysis of pyeloplasty for antenatally diagnosed ureteropelvic junction obstruction using Markov models
    Michael H Hsieh
    Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Urology 72:794-9. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the potential costs and clinical outcomes of treatment protocols featuring different indications for pediatric pyeloplasty using Markov models...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic nephrectomy, ex vivo partial nephrectomy followed by allograft renal transplantation
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 70:1007.e1-3. 2007
    ..The recipient has excellent graft function. Imaging shows no evidence of recurrence or metastasis at 2 years' follow-up. Incidence and management of de novo renal cell carcinoma in renal allografts are reviewed...
  36. doi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the male pelvis: findings at CT with histopathologic correlation
    Bonnie N Joe
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Clin Imaging 32:403-6. 2008
    ..Although CT initially suggested the prostate as the site of origin for this tumor, no prostate involvement was found at surgery; CT accurately excluded bladder and rectal involvement...
  37. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcome of invasive bladder cancer in patients after renal transplantation
    Viraj A Master
    Departments of Urology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 171:1085-8. 2004
    ..Optimal management and clinical outcome of bladder cancer in renal transplant recipients are not well-defined. We analyzed single institution treatment strategies and outcomes of these patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: a large single-center experience
    Andrew M Posselt
    Division of Transplantation Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M896, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Transplantation 78:1665-9. 2004
    ..The present study describes the authors' large series of right donor nephrectomies performed laparoscopically without the use of hand ports or other manual assist devices...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prostate biopsy patterns in the CaPSURE database: evolution with time and impact on outcome after prostatectomy
    Jay B Shah
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 179:136-40. 2008
    ..Using CaPSURE we determined trends in prostate biopsy patterns during the last decade and assessed whether changes in biopsy number have had an impact on outcomes after radical prostatectomy...
  40. pmc Outcomes of active surveillance for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    University of California, San Francisco, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:228-34. 2011
    ..Current risk stratification schema identify patients with low-risk disease who are presumed to be most suitable for AS. However, some men with higher risk disease also elect AS; outcomes for such men have not been widely reported...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pure laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: step-by-step approach
    Harrison M Abrahams
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    J Endourol 18:221-5; discussion 225. 2004
    ..Debate surrounds laparoscopic kidney procurement for right donor nephrectomy. We detail our pure laparoscopic technique of right kidney retrieval...
  42. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Kattan preoperative nomogram for prostate cancer recurrence using a community based cohort: results from cancer of the prostate strategic urological research endeavor (capsure)
    Kirsten L Greene
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 171:2255-9. 2004
    ..We assessed the performance of the Kattan nomogram using the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urological Research Endeavor database, a national, largely community based observational disease registry...
  43. ncbi request reprint Precaval right renal arteries: prevalence and morphologic associations at spiral CT
    Benjamin M Yeh
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0628, C 324C, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    Radiology 230:429-33. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and morphologic associations of precaval right renal arteries at spiral computed tomography (CT)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant strategies for prostate cancer prior to radical prostatectomy
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology and the Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94115 3006, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:10-8. 2002
    ..Novel neoadjuvant hormonal and chemotherapeutic regimens are under investigation and may improve outcomes for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic characteristics and health related quality of life in men attending prostate cancer support groups
    Dana Katz
    Urology Outcomes Research Group, Department of Urology and Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 168:2092-6. 2002
    ..Support groups may help meet the needs of patients with cancer by providing treatment information and emotional support. We describe men in prostate cancer support groups and compare them to a national registry...
  46. doi request reprint Population based analysis of survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma and venous tumor thrombus
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:259-63. 2013
    ..To identify prognostic factors for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with venous tumor thrombus (VTT) and determine the significance of thrombus level on survival...
  47. doi request reprint Population-based comparative effectiveness of nephron-sparing surgery vs ablation for small renal masses
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, USA
    BJU Int 110:1438-43; discussion 1443. 2012
    ..To determine, in a population-based cohort, if disease-specific survival (DSS) was equivalent in patients undergoing ablation vs nephron-sparing surgery (NSS) for clinical stage T1a renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for suspected renal cell carcinoma in dialysis-dependent patients
    Mittul Gulati
    Department ofUrology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 62:430-6. 2003
    ..End-stage renal disease has multiple manifestations associated with increased operative morbidity that are potentially amplified during laparoscopy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Complete laparoscopic ileal cystoplasty
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 59:939-43. 2002
    ..In previously published reports, portions of the procedure were performed extracorporeally. We report our technique of complete intracorporeal laparoscopic enterocystoplasty...
  50. ncbi request reprint Spatial ability, experience, and skill in laparoscopic surgery
    Madeleine M Keehner
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, Room S 550, San Francisco, CA 94143 0475, USA
    Am J Surg 188:71-5. 2004
    ..In this study, we explored the role of spatial ability in laparoscopic surgical skills in two groups, one experienced and the other relatively inexperienced...
  51. ncbi request reprint Precaval right renal artery: description and embryologic origin
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 60:402-5. 2002
    ..The right renal artery typically passes dorsal to the inferior vena cava and is thought to represent a consistent anatomic relationship...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cytology of morcellated renal specimens: significance in diagnosis and dissemination
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 169:45-8. 2003
    ..We examined cytological findings in bag washings after laparoscopic nephrectomy for benign and malignant diseases...
  53. ncbi request reprint Renal carcinoma after laparoscopic cyst decortication
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 167:1396. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of inferior vena caval thrombus associated with metastasis to the kidney
    Ezra T Fraser
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:131-3. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic perirenal serous cysts of müllerian origin mimicking renal cysts on CT
    Thomas X Minor
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:1393-6. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic resection may be an effective treatment of such cysts...
  56. doi request reprint Lymphadenectomy improves survival of patients with renal cell carcinoma and nodal metastases
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 185:1615-20. 2011
    ..In a population based cohort we determined whether an increase in the number of lymph nodes removed is associated with improved disease specific survival of patients with renal cell carcinoma treated with nephrectomy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Bursting strength with various methods of renal artery ligation and potential mechanisms of failure
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue Suite A 633, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Endourol 19:307-11. 2005
    ..We sought to address this question by measuring the bursting strength of arteries ligated with several standard devices...
  58. pmc Role of active surveillance in the management of localized prostate cancer
    Allison S Glass
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2012:202-6. 2012
    ..Incorporation of novel biomarkers as well as advanced imaging techniques may improve surveillance strategies by better defining eligibility as well as improving prompt detection of disease progression...
  59. ncbi request reprint Technique, indications and outcomes of pure laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy
    Harrison M Abrahams
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 171:1793-6. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, experience with this technique for procuring right kidneys is limited. We report our single institution results of pure laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Muconephrosis
    Sangtae Park
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 60:344. 2002
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Origin of urothelial carcinoma after renal transplant determined by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 167:2521-2. 2002
  62. doi request reprint Factors associated with surgery in patients with renal cell carcinoma and venous tumor thrombus
    Jared M Whitson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 107:729-34. 2011
    ..Little is known about the factors influencing the decision to pursue surgery versus conservative management in patients with RCC and venous tumour thrombus...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pure laparoscopic ileovesicostomy
    Harrison M Abrahams
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, 94143 0738, USA
    J Urol 170:517-8. 2003
  64. doi request reprint Evolving practice patterns for the management of small renal masses in the USA
    Glen Yang
    Department of Urology and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BJU Int 110:1156-61. 2012
    ..The present study provides up-to-date treatment trends in the USA using a large population-based cohort...
  65. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic linear cutting stapler failure
    Donna Y Deng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 60:415-9; discussion 419-20. 2002
    ..To characterize the frequency and nature of problems with linear cutting staplers to help prevent complications in the future. These devices are often used during laparoscopic urologic procedures...
  66. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of peripelvic renal cysts: University of California, San Francisco, experience and review of literature
    Affonso H L A Camargo
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 65:882-7. 2005
    ..Minimally invasive methods for the treatment of peripelvic renal cysts, including laparoscopic decortication, have recently become more common...
  67. ncbi request reprint Simplified pure laparoscopic bowel anastomosis
    Harrison M Abrahams
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 62:547-9. 2003
    ..We detail a simple, pure laparoscopic method that creates a capacious isoperistaltic side-to-side enteroenterostomy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis and Markov modeling in urology
    Michael H Hsieh
    Department of Urology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 178:1867-74. 2007
    ..The use of mathematical models has grown and they are commonly used in all areas. We describe and discuss the application of decision analysis and Markov modeling in urology...
  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the patient with hematuria
    Edward J Yun
    Department of Urology, University of California at San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, Room A633, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:329-43. 2004
    ..This identifies those at highest risk for malignancy while minimizing the number of evaluations in patients unlikely harboring significant disease...
  70. ncbi request reprint Imaging clinically localized prostate cancer
    Rajveer S Purohit
    Department of Urology, 400 Parnassus Avenue, A632, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 30:279-93. 2003
    ..Similarly, ProstaScint scans should be ordered selectively, either before or after primary therapy, rather than routinely in all patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reported failures of the polymer self-locking (Hem-o-lok) clip: review of data from the Food and Drug Administration
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology and UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    J Endourol 20:1054-7. 2006
    ..g., renal artery and vein). This paper presents available information regarding failure of the widely utilized nonabsorbable polymer Hem-o-lok clip (Weck Closure Systems, Research Triangle Park, NC), introduced in 1999...
  72. ncbi request reprint Current treatment and outcomes of perinephric abscesses
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, USA
    J Urol 168:1337-40. 2002
    ..We characterize the treatment and outcomes of perinephric abscesses in a contemporary cohort of patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic intracorporeal square-to-slip knot
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 59:932-3. 2002
    ..Advantages include the use of standard tying methods, lack of extracorporeal knot creation or need for a pushing device, and ability to secure the knot in difficult locations...
  74. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic approaches to renal malignancies
    Philip L Ross
    Department of Urology, The UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center Urology Section, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Curr Probl Cancer 30:168-93. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Cost-utility analysis of treatment algorithms for moderate grade vesicoureteral reflux using Markov models
    Michael H Hsieh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 177:703-9; discussion 709. 2007
    ..We incorporated these considerations into a contemporary, comprehensive analysis of treatment for vesicoureteral reflux...
  76. ncbi request reprint Hellström technique revisited: laparoscopic management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 62:404-8; discussion 408-9. 2003
    ..To present our experience with the treatment of adult ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction using a laparoscopic Hellström vascular relocation technique...
  77. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous jejunal intussusception after open radical nephrectomy
    Rajveer S Purohit
    Department of Urology, State University of New York Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Urology 66:878-9. 2005
  78. ncbi request reprint Pure laparoscopic enterocystoplasty
    Maxwell V Meng
    Department of Urology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 167:1386. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Re: H. Baumert et al. The use of polymer (Hem-o-lok) clips for management of the renal hilum during laparoscopic nephrectomy. Eur Urol 2006;49:816-9 and P.L. Steinberg et al. re: H. Baumert et al. The Use of Polymer (Hem-o-lok) clips for management of the
    Maxwell V Meng
    Eur Urol 51:574-5; author reply 575-6. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nonabsorbable polymer ligating and standard titanium clips with and without a vascular cuff
    Maxwell V Meng
    J Endourol 20:78; author reply 78-9. 2006
  81. ncbi request reprint Re: Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: incorporating the advantages of hand assisted and standard laparoscopy
    Maxwell V Meng
    J Urol 170:2390-1; author reply 2391. 2003
  82. ncbi request reprint Incidence of urethral stricture after primary treatment for prostate cancer: data From CaPSURE
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Urol 178:529-34; discussion 534. 2007
    ..We determined the incidence of treatment for urethral stricture, including bladder neck contracture, after primary treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer...
  83. ncbi request reprint Surgery for prostate cancer: rationale, technique and outcomes
    Tracy M Downs
    Department of Urology and UCSF Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0738, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 21:29-44. 2002
    ..It can be performed with limited risk of complications and is likely to be curative in patients with organ-confined disease and those with limited extracapsular extension...
  84. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appreciation of perirenal attachments
    Hsiao Jen Chung
    Division of Urology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Urology 62:983-7. 2003
  85. ncbi request reprint Upper quadrant access for urologic laparoscopy
    Hsiao Jen Chung
    Division of Urology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Urology 62:1117-9. 2003
    ..This is an easy and safe means of entering the peritoneum, even after prior surgery, and provides a functional trocar for retraction and dissection...