Matthew E Nielsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genomic investigation of etiologic heterogeneity: methodologic challenges
    Colin B Begg
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:138. 2014
  2. pmc A comparison of US and Australian men's values and preferences for PSA screening
    Kirsten Howard
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Bldg A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:388. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Reported use of intravesical therapy for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC): results from the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) survey
    Matthew E Nielsen
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    BJU Int 110:967-72. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Salvage or adjuvant radiation therapy: counseling patients on the benefits
    Matthew E Nielsen
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8:228-37. 2010
  5. pmc Prevention and management of complications following robot-assisted radical cystectomy: lessons learned after >250 consecutive cases
    Angela B Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2113 Physicians Office Bldg CB 7235, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    World J Urol 31:441-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Muscle-invasive bladder cancer: evaluating treatment and survival in the National Cancer Data Base
    Angela B Smith
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJU Int 114:719-26. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic intracorporeal urinary diversion
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Eur Urol 57:1013-21. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Prospective randomized controlled trial of robotic versus open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: perioperative and pathologic results
    Jeff Nix
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Eur Urol 57:196-201. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Sarcopenia as a predictor of complications and survival following radical cystectomy
    Angela B Smith
    Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Urol 191:1714-20. 2014
  10. pmc Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for bladder cancer does not increase risk of perioperative morbidity
    David C Johnson
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJU Int 114:221-8. 2014

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Publications27

  1. pmc Genomic investigation of etiologic heterogeneity: methodologic challenges
    Colin B Begg
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:138. 2014
    ..Data are available on the primary known risk factors for kidney cancer, while the tumors are characterized on a genome-wide basis using expression, methylation, copy number and mutational profiles...
  2. pmc A comparison of US and Australian men's values and preferences for PSA screening
    Kirsten Howard
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Bldg A27, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:388. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the values and preferences of Australian and US men for PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening...
  3. doi request reprint Reported use of intravesical therapy for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC): results from the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) survey
    Matthew E Nielsen
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    BJU Int 110:967-72. 2012
    ..As with prior studies, practice type and years in practice were significantly associated with variation in practices. Further research is needed to reconcile these findings with administrative claims data...
  4. ncbi request reprint Salvage or adjuvant radiation therapy: counseling patients on the benefits
    Matthew E Nielsen
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 8:228-37. 2010
    ..Discussion points include data supporting benefit (efficacy), questions of generalizability of benefit (effectiveness) and risks, and important questions for further study...
  5. pmc Prevention and management of complications following robot-assisted radical cystectomy: lessons learned after >250 consecutive cases
    Angela B Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2113 Physicians Office Bldg CB 7235, 170 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    World J Urol 31:441-6. 2013
    ..Understanding these factors and the methods to optimize the perioperative care of the robotic cystectomy patient is essential for successful outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Muscle-invasive bladder cancer: evaluating treatment and survival in the National Cancer Data Base
    Angela B Smith
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJU Int 114:719-26. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association between patterns of care and patient survival for the treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) using a large, national database...
  7. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic intracorporeal urinary diversion
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Eur Urol 57:1013-21. 2010
    ..In most of these series, the urinary diversion has been performed in an extracorporeal fashion. There have been few case reports of an intracorporeal diversion and little description of the technique of such a procedure...
  8. doi request reprint Prospective randomized controlled trial of robotic versus open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: perioperative and pathologic results
    Jeff Nix
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Eur Urol 57:196-201. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint Sarcopenia as a predictor of complications and survival following radical cystectomy
    Angela B Smith
    Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Urol 191:1714-20. 2014
    ..Based on these data we hypothesized that sarcopenia would be associated with increased 30-day major complications and mortality after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer...
  10. pmc Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for bladder cancer does not increase risk of perioperative morbidity
    David C Johnson
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJU Int 114:221-8. 2014
    ..To determine whether neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) is a predictor of postoperative complications, length of stay (LOS), or operating time after radical cystectomy (RC) for bladder cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Economic impact of training and career decisions on urological surgery
    Joshua P Langston
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J Urol 191:755-60. 2014
    ..While most of them attempt to estimate the impact of these decisions, there has been little effort to use economic principles to illustrate the impact of certain variables...
  12. doi request reprint Receipt of guideline-concordant treatment in elderly prostate cancer patients
    Ronald C Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Electronic address
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 88:332-8. 2014
    ..To examine the proportion of elderly prostate cancer patients receiving guideline-concordant treatment, using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare linked database...
  13. doi request reprint Robotic cystectomy and the Internet: separating fact from fiction
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 29:393-7. 2011
    ..While a large amount of health-related information is available, the accuracy is highly variable. We sought to evaluate the current web-based information that exists with regard to robotic cystectomy...
  14. doi request reprint Design of the North Carolina Prostate Cancer Comparative Effectiveness and Survivorship Study (NC ProCESS)
    Ronald C Chen
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 4:3-9. 2015
    ..This study highlights several important considerations regarding stakeholder involvement, study design and generalizability regarding comparative effectiveness research in prostate cancer. ..
  15. pmc Readability of American online patient education materials in urologic oncology: a need for simple communication
    Amanda Pruthi
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Urology 85:351-6. 2015
    ..To determine the readability levels of reputable cancer and urologic Web sites addressing bladder, prostate, kidney, and testicular cancers...
  16. doi request reprint Robotic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: surgical and pathological outcomes in 100 consecutive cases
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 183:510-4. 2010
    ..We report our maturing experience with 100 consecutive cases of robotic assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy with regard to perioperative results, pathological outcomes and surgical complications...
  17. pmc Trends in stage-specific incidence rates for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder in the United States: 1988 to 2006
    Matthew E Nielsen
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Urology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Cancer 120:86-95. 2014
    ..Given the suggestion of an increasing percentage of low-risk cases in hospital-based registry data in recent years, the authors hypothesized that population-based data may reveal changes in the stage distribution of early-stage cases...
  18. doi request reprint Who makes the decision regarding the treatment of clinically localized prostate cancer--the patient or physician?: results from a population-based study
    Lixin Song
    Adult and Geriatric Health Division, School of Nursing, and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7460, USA
    Cancer 119:421-8. 2013
    ..The current study examined how patients' sociodemographic, cancer-related, and subjective affective factors impacted their role in treatment decision-making...
  19. doi request reprint Cost analysis of robot-assisted laparoscopic versus hand-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    James E Ferguson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    J Endourol 26:1030-7. 2012
    ..To perform a cost comparison of three approaches to partial nephrectomy (PN): Open (OPN), hand-assisted laparoscopic (HALPN), and robot-assisted (RAPN)...
  20. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant clinical trial with sorafenib for patients with stage II or higher renal cell carcinoma
    C Lance Cowey
    Department of Medicine, Lineberger Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:1502-7. 2010
    ..This prospective trial evaluates the safety and feasibility of sorafenib in the preoperative setting...
  21. pmc Meta-analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma gene expression defines a variant subgroup and identifies gender influences on tumor biology
    A Rose Brannon
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Eur Urol 61:258-68. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc Trends in radical prostatectomy: centralization, robotics, and access to urologic cancer care
    Karyn B Stitzenberg
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7213, USA
    Cancer 118:54-62. 2012
    ..Robotic surgery has been widely adopted for radical prostatectomy. We hypothesized that this change is rapidly shifting procedures away from hospitals that do not offer robotics and consequently increasing patient travel...
  23. pmc Association of hospital volume with conditional 90-day mortality after cystectomy: an analysis of the National Cancer Data Base
    Matthew E Nielsen
    University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA Department of Urology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJU Int 114:46-55. 2014
    ..To examine the association of hospital volume and 90-day mortality after cystectomy, conditional on survival for 30 days...
  24. pmc Geriatric assessment in surgical oncology: A systematic review
    Megan A Feng
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina The Ohio State College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
    J Surg Res 193:265-72. 2015
    ..In this systematic review, we examined the utility of CGA components as predictors of adverse outcomes among geriatric patients undergoing major oncologic surgery...
  25. pmc Aging and cancer mortality: dynamics of change and sex differences
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
    Exp Gerontol 47:695-705. 2012
    ..Analysis of age dynamics and sex differences in cancer mortality may modify extant aging-related theories of carcinogenesis and frame future searches for specific explanatory factors...
  26. pmc Effect of comorbidity on risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Angela B Smith
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:466-72. 2014
    ..Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is associated with renal cell carcinoma (RCC), but data on the effect of comorbidities are limited. Therefore, our purpose was to determine the effect of comorbidity on VTE risk among patients with RCC...
  27. doi request reprint Current status of robot-assisted radical cystectomy
    Angela B Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:60-4. 2010
    ..To assess the current status of robot-assisted radical cystectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy and urinary diversion for the treatment of bladder cancer...