Raj S Pruthi

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Recent trends in the urology workforce in the United States
    Raj S Pruthi
    Department of Urology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Urology 82:987-93. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of marital status in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    World J Urol 27:573-6. 2009
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of lapatinib, a dual EGFR and HER-2 tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer
    Young E Whang
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:82-6. 2013
  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 Phase I study of concurrent weekly docetaxel, high-dose intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for high-risk prostate cancer
    Ronald C Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    BJU Int 110:E721-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Incisional hernia in a 12-mm non-bladed trocar site following laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Erik J Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Int 79:276-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the Bricker versus Wallace ureteroileal anastomosis in patients undergoing urinary diversion for bladder cancer
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 178:945-8; discussion 948-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Elimination of preoperative mechanical bowel preparation in patients undergoing cystectomy and urinary diversion
    Mathew C Raynor
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:32-5. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint A phase II trial of neoadjuvant erlotinib in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy: clinical and pathological results
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BJU Int 106:349-54. 2010

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Publications74

  1. doi request reprint Recent trends in the urology workforce in the United States
    Raj S Pruthi
    Department of Urology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Urology 82:987-93. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of marital status in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    World J Urol 27:573-6. 2009
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of lapatinib, a dual EGFR and HER-2 tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer
    Young E Whang
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:82-6. 2013
    ..Lapatinib is an oral inhibitor of EGFR and HER-2. The objective of this study is to assess the preliminary clinical efficacy of lapatinib in the therapy of castration-resistant prostate cancer...
  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 Phase I study of concurrent weekly docetaxel, high-dose intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) for high-risk prostate cancer
    Ronald C Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7295, USA
    BJU Int 110:E721-6. 2012
    ..At a median follow-up of 2.2 years, biochemical progression-free survival was 94%. This triple-therapy regimen is safe and promising for further evaluation in prospective trials...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incisional hernia in a 12-mm non-bladed trocar site following laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Erik J Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Int 79:276-9. 2007
    ..We report of a case in whom a port-site hernia was diagnosed at the site of a 12-mm non-bladed trocar 11 days after laparoscopic nephrectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the Bricker versus Wallace ureteroileal anastomosis in patients undergoing urinary diversion for bladder cancer
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 178:945-8; discussion 948-9. 2007
    ..We evaluated the complications of the Bricker and Wallace techniques of ureteroenteric anastomosis in a single surgeon, single institution series...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elimination of preoperative mechanical bowel preparation in patients undergoing cystectomy and urinary diversion
    Mathew C Raynor
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:32-5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the perioperative outcomes between patients undergoing cystectomy with urinary diversion with or without preoperative mechanical bowel preparation...
  10. ncbi request reprint A phase II trial of neoadjuvant erlotinib in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy: clinical and pathological results
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BJU Int 106:349-54. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy: operative and pathological outcomes
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 178:814-8. 2007
    ..We report our initial experience with robotic assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy, evaluating the perioperative and pathological outcomes of this novel procedure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phase II trial of celecoxib in prostate-specific antigen recurrent prostate cancer after definitive radiation therapy or radical prostatectomy
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Biostatistics, and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 12:2172-7. 2006
    ..However, human trials are absent. This study evaluated the efficacy of the COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) recurrent prostate cancer after radiation therapy (X-ray therapy or XRT) or radical prostatectomy...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of en bloc ligation of renal hilum during laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Urology 69:226-9. 2007
    ..Currently, no evidence exists of AVF development in human nephrectomies after ligating the hilum en bloc with titanium staplers...
  15. 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...
  16. 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)...
  17. doi request reprint Multi-institutional analysis of robotic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: perioperative outcomes and complications in 227 patients
    Angela B Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:17-21. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant docetaxel/estramustine prior to radical prostatectomy or external beam radiotherapy in high risk localized prostate cancer: a phase II trial
    William Y Kim
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 29:608-13. 2011
    ..We evaluated the 2-year progression-free survival of subjects treated with chemotherapy administered prior to definitive therapy with surgery or radiation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Androgen-independent prostate cancer treated with resection of the solitary metastatic site
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Int 79:371-3. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Clinical use of serum CA-125 levels in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Erik J Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:486-90. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the role of CA-125 as a prognostic marker in patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder undergoing radical cystectomy and urinary diversion...
  21. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the short-term impact and recovery of health-related quality of life in men undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BJU Int 99:72-6. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the learning curve for robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Endourol 22:2469-74. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint The impact of race on prostate cancer detection and choice of treatment in men undergoing a contemporary extended biopsy approach
    Kelly Swords
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 28:280-4. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint A multidisciplinary approach to the management of urologic malignancies: does it influence diagnostic and treatment decisions?
    Raj Kurpad
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Oncol 29:378-82. 2011
    ..We prospectively studied the effect of such a multidisciplinary approach on the diagnosis and treatment decisions of patients newly presenting with urologic malignancies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of short-term impact and recovery of health related quality of life in men undergoing robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus open radical prostatectomy
    Javier Miller
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 178:854-8; discussion 859. 2007
    ..To address this issue we prospectively evaluated patients undergoing open and robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy at baseline and weekly through the postoperative period using a validated questionnaire...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incisional hernia in a 12-mm nonbladed trocar site following laparoscopic nephrectomy
    Erik J Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:2399-402. 2006
    ..As such, we recommend closing 10 mm or larger port sites irrespective of trocar design...
  27. doi request reprint Feasibility and outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in older patients
    Robert M Coward
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    Urology 77:1111-4. 2011
    ..A robotic approach to radical cystectomy for bladder cancer have recently been described, but its application in an older patient population, which is often the case in bladder cancer and cystectomy, has not yet been assessed...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Characterization of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Joseph Molitierno
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Urol Int 77:130-4. 2006
    ..This study sought to characterize the variables that predict postoperative prostate-specific antigen doubling time (PSADT) and biochemical recurrence time (RT) in patients who have failed radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: a surgical atlas
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:71-4. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The use of erythropoietin in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy: effects on hematocrit, transfusion rates and quality of life
    Kris E Gaston
    Department of Surgery Urology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    Urol Int 77:211-5. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Gum chewing stimulates bowel motility in patients undergoing radical cystectomy with urinary diversion
    Erik J Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Urology 70:1053-6. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine whether gum chewing in the immediate postoperative period facilitates a return to bowel function in patients undergoing cystectomy and urinary diversion...
  34. doi request reprint The impact of obesity on the diagnosis of prostate cancer using a modern extended biopsy scheme
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 181:574-7; discussion 578. 2009
    ..We evaluated the impact of obesity, as measured by body mass index, in a case series of 500 consecutive men who underwent a modern 10 to 12 core biopsy approach...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Robotic intracorporeal urinary diversion: ileal conduit
    David Johnson
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Endourol 26:1566-9. 2012
    ..In this article, we describe the stepwise surgical procedure and perioperative management of the robot-assisted laparoscopic intracorporeal ileal conduit...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Large presacral schwannoma after radical prostatectomy
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Eur Urol 49:914-7. 2006
    ..No intra-operative complication was reported. The patient has no evidence of recurrence with complete resolution of urinary symptom one year after surgery...
  39. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic anterior pelvic exenteration for bladder cancer in the female patient
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Endourol 22:2397-402; discussion 2402. 2008
    ..Herein, we describe our approach and initial experience with robotic-assisted laparoscopic anterior pelvic exenteration in the female patient with bladder cancer...
  40. doi request reprint Peri- and postoperative outcomes of robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC)
    Angela B Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    BJU Int 108:969-75. 2011
    ..To assess peri-and postoperative outcomes of robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) with pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) and urinary diversion for the treatment of bladder cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Eur Urol 53:310-22. 2008
    ..We report our initial experience with robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy, describing stepwise the surgical procedure and evaluating perioperative and pathologic outcomes of this novel procedure...
  42. doi request reprint Robotic anterior pelvic exenteration for bladder cancer in the female: outcomes and comparisons to their male counterparts
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:23-7. 2009
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome as a predictor for postoperative complications after urologic surgery
    J Patrick Selph
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
    Urology 83:1051-9. 2014
    ..To elucidate whether metabolic syndrome (MS) has an effect on outcomes after nephrectomy, prostatectomy, or cystectomy...
  44. doi request reprint Fast track program in patients undergoing radical cystectomy: results in 362 consecutive patients
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:93-9. 2010
    ..This article outlines our current perioperative management of patients undergoing cystectomy and urinary diversion using advancements in perioperative care to allow for early institution of an oral diet and early hospital discharge...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and other NSAIDs in urology: current peril or future promise?
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Urology 68:917-23. 2006
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Cost analysis of robotic versus open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Angela Smith
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 183:505-9. 2010
    ..In this study we present a financial analysis using current cost structures and clinical outcomes for robotic and open cystectomy for bladder cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the clinical and pathologic staging in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Sean McLaughlin
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 33:25-31; discussion 31-2. 2007
    ..This study retrospectively evaluated patients undergoing RCx with regard to pathologic outcomes and degree of upstaging to better identify features that may lessen clinical understaging...
  49. doi request reprint Impact of surgeon and volume on extended lymphadenectomy at the time of robot-assisted radical cystectomy: results from the International Robotic Cystectomy Consortium (IRCC)
    Susan J Marshall
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    BJU Int 111:1075-80. 2013
    ..This study reports outcomes of robot-assisted extended lymphadenectomy based on surgeon experience in both academic and private practice settings...
  50. doi request reprint Robot-assisted radical cystectomy: an expert panel review of the current status and future direction
    John W Davis
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Urol Oncol 28:480-6. 2010
    ..At the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO), an expert panel discussed the current status of robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC)...
  51. 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...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of stomal complications in patients undergoing cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion for bladder cancer
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 178:950-4. 2007
    ..In addition, we evaluated the treatment and outcomes of surgical procedures in patients in whom stoma related complications developed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Impact of race, age, income, and residence on prostate cancer knowledge, screening behavior, and health maintenance in siblings of patients with prostate cancer
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Eur Urol 50:64-9. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Watchful waiting for solid renal masses: insight into the natural history and results of delayed intervention
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 177:466-70; discussion 470. 2007
    ..Additionally, this study examined the effects of delayed intervention in patients who required intervention after a period of expectant management...
  56. doi request reprint Is robotic radical cystectomy an appropriate treatment for bladder cancer? Short-term oncologic and clinical follow-up in 50 consecutive patients
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Urology 72:617-20; discussion 620-2. 2008
    ..We report the oncologic and short-term clinical outcomes of 50 patients who underwent robotic-assisted radical cystectomy...
  57. doi request reprint Prognostic value of CA 125 in transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    Ankur M Manvar
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 10:1877-81. 2010
    ..The findings also show the potential use of preoperative CA 125 levels to predict unresectable tumors and clarify which candidates should receive neoadjuvant therapy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Kidney cancer
    Eric M Wallen
    Division of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Urol 177:2006-18; discussion 2018-9. 2007
    ..We quantified the burden of kidney cancer in the United States by identifying trends in the use of health care resources and estimating the economic impact of the disease...
  59. ncbi 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Uroscopy by Hippocrates and Theophilus: prognosis versus diagnosis
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 177:50-2. 2007
    ..Uroscopy gradually evolved from a prognostic indicator to a diagnostic tool. Comparison of the uses of uroscopy by Hippocrates (400 BC) and Theophilus (700 AD) illustrates this transformation...
  61. ncbi request reprint Conservative management of low risk superficial bladder tumors
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 179:87-90; discussion 90. 2008
    ..Recent experiences have suggested that some patients with low grade superficial tumors may be treated expectantly. We report on our experience with expectant management of low risk superficial bladder tumors...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2: a therapeutic target for prostate cancer
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 4:203-11. 2005
    ..The absence of complete scientific understanding in these areas presents an exciting opportunity for innovative and important scientific study...
  63. doi request reprint Perioperative chemotherapy: when to use it, what to use, and why
    David C Johnson
    Department of Urology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7235, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 40:183-95. 2013
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  64. ncbi request reprint Initial incision of lateral pelvic fascia and early ligation of vascular pedicles during radical prostatectomy: potential to reduce positive margin rates
    Marc Richman
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2140 Bioinformatics Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BJU Int 95:40-5. 2005
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Managing uncertainty about treatment decision making in early stage prostate cancer: a randomized clinical trial
    Merle H Mishel
    School of Nursing, CB 7460, University of NC at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 77:349-59. 2009
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  66. ncbi request reprint Partial nephrectomy with fibrin glue repair: measurement of vascular and pelvicaliceal hydrodynamic bond integrity in a live and abbatoir porcine model
    Erik Kouba
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Urol 172:326-30. 2004
    ..We examined the hydrodynamic bond integrity of a commercially available fibrin tissue sealant in a live porcine animal model undergoing partial nephrectomy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal cyst of the lienorenal ligament
    Marc N Richman
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Section of Urologic Oncology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    Urology 63:379. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Value of urinary cytology in the diagnosis and management of urinary tract malignancies
    Kris E Gaston
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7235, USA
    Urology 63:1009-16. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy: prospective evaluation of the learning curve
    Kris E Gaston
    Department of Surgery Urology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Urol 171:63-7. 2004
    ..We prospectively evaluated the learning curve for HALN in a residency training program as it compares to open nephrectomy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rationale for use of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in prevention and treatment of bladder cancer
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Urology 64:637-42. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Reducing time to oral diet and hospital discharge in patients undergoing radical cystectomy using a perioperative care plan
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Urology 62:661-5; discussion 665-6. 2003
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  72. pmc Health behavior changes in white and African American prostate cancer survivors
    Jessie A Satia
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:107-17. 2009
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  73. ncbi request reprint Stage T1 renal cell carcinoma relapsing in the vagina 10 years after initial diagnosis
    Raj S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Urol 170:2379-80. 2003