Christopher S Saigal

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors and prevalence of erectile dysfunction in a racially diverse population
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:207-12. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of treatment strategies for benign prostatic hyperplasia--is medical therapy more costly in the long run?
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 177:1463-7; discussion 1467. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect costs of nephrolithiasis in an employed population: opportunity for disease management?
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1808-14. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Economic costs of benign prostatic hyperplasia in the private sector
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 173:1309-13. 2005
  5. pmc Use of radical cystectomy for patients with invasive bladder cancer
    John L Gore
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:802-11. 2010
  6. pmc Recurrence of high-risk bladder cancer: a population-based analysis
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, California Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer 119:3219-27. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Downstream complications following urinary diversion
    Scott M Gilbert
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Urol 190:916-22. 2013
  8. pmc Hospice use and high-intensity care in men dying of prostate cancer
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:204-10. 2011
  9. pmc External validation of a claims-based algorithm for classifying kidney-cancer surgeries
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:92. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Androgen deprivation therapy increases cardiovascular morbidity in men with prostate cancer
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cancer 110:1493-500. 2007

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Predictors and prevalence of erectile dysfunction in a racially diverse population
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:207-12. 2006
    ..To obtain a better understanding of the national estimates of prevalence and risk factors for ED, we analyzed data from the 2001-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  2. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of treatment strategies for benign prostatic hyperplasia--is medical therapy more costly in the long run?
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 177:1463-7; discussion 1467. 2007
    ..We defined longer term costs of these treatment strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect costs of nephrolithiasis in an employed population: opportunity for disease management?
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1808-14. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the direct and indirect costs of nephrolithiasis for working age adults (18-64) with employer-provided insurance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Economic costs of benign prostatic hyperplasia in the private sector
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 173:1309-13. 2005
    ..However, indirect costs related to lost work are primarily borne by the employer. In this study we used claims data and absentee records from large employers to estimate the costs associated with BPH in working age males...
  5. pmc Use of radical cystectomy for patients with invasive bladder cancer
    John L Gore
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:802-11. 2010
    ..We examined factors that are associated with the use of radical cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer and compared the survival outcomes of patients with invasive bladder cancer by the treatment they received...
  6. pmc Recurrence of high-risk bladder cancer: a population-based analysis
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, California Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
    Cancer 119:3219-27. 2013
    ..The recurrence, progression, and bladder cancer-related mortality rates were examined in a cohort of individuals with high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Downstream complications following urinary diversion
    Scott M Gilbert
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Urol 190:916-22. 2013
    ..We characterize the long-term medical and surgical complications and burden of health care use after urinary diversion...
  8. pmc Hospice use and high-intensity care in men dying of prostate cancer
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:204-10. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize hospice use by men dying of prostate cancer and to compare the use of high-intensity care between those who did or did not enroll in hospice...
  9. pmc External validation of a claims-based algorithm for classifying kidney-cancer surgeries
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:92. 2009
    ..To achieve this aim, we compared procedure assignments based on Medicare claims with the type of surgery specified in SEER registry data and clinical operative reports...
  10. ncbi request reprint Androgen deprivation therapy increases cardiovascular morbidity in men with prostate cancer
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cancer 110:1493-500. 2007
    ..In the current study, the authors attempted to measure the risk for subsequent cardiovascular morbidity in men with prostate cancer who received ADT...
  11. pmc Quality of care in patients with bladder cancer: a case report?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Cancer 118:1412-21. 2012
    ..The authors examined compliance with surveillance and treatment strategies and the pursuant impact on survival in patients with high-grade disease...
  12. pmc The demographic burden of urologic diseases in America
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 36:11-27, v. 2009
    ..This article details major initial findings from the Urologic Diseases in America project with respect to the demographic impact of the most common benign, malignant, and pediatric urologic conditions...
  13. doi request reprint Battery explantation after sacral neuromodulation in the Medicare population
    Anne P Cameron
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:238-41. 2013
    ..To determine sacral neuromodulation battery life and the patient and provider risk factors for early explantation in a population-based sample...
  14. pmc Mortality increases when radical cystectomy is delayed more than 12 weeks: results from a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare analysis
    John L Gore
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 115:988-96. 2009
    ..These data are derived from tertiary centers, in which referral populations may confound outcomes. The authors sought to examine the survival impact of a delay in radical cystectomy using nationally representative data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increasing costs of urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Departments of Urology and Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Urol 176:247-51; discussion 251. 2006
    ..We measured the financial burden of urinary incontinence in the United States from 1992 to 1998 among women 65 years old or older...
  16. pmc Diffusion of surgical innovation among patients with kidney cancer
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Cancer 112:1708-17. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Partnership and outcomes in men with prostate cancer
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Cancer 115:4688-94. 2009
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to examine the impact of partnership status on the mental health of men treated for localized prostate cancer...
  18. pmc Disparities in the treatment of patients with IL-2 for metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Urol Oncol 28:308-13. 2010
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  19. pmc Use of urine testing in outpatients treated for urinary tract infection
    Hillary L Copp
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Urology, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Pediatrics 132:437-44. 2013
    ..To characterize urine test use in ambulatory, antibiotic-treated pediatric urinary tract infection (UTI)...
  20. doi request reprint Urologist attitudes toward end-of-life care
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Urology 82:48-52. 2013
    ..To examine urology trainees' views about the quality and current practices of end-of-life care and to explore strategies for improving integration and quality of care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of gross and frozen section pathological consultations during partial or radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 179:461-7; discussion 467. 2008
    ..We explored this hypothesis by evaluating national trends in the use of intraoperative pathological consultation during radical or partial nephrectomy with time, across regions, and by patient and provider characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the University of California-Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 75:1418-23. 2010
    ..To determine the responsiveness of the University of California-Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index (UCLA-PCI) by studying its sensitivity to clinically perceptible changes in health over time in men treated for localized prostate cancer...
  23. pmc Timing of orchiopexy in the United States: a quality-of-care indicator
    Jenny H Yiee
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 80:1121-6. 2012
    ..To investigate whether orchiopexies are occurring later than recommended by American Academy of Pediatrics 1996 guidelines (around age 1). Adherence to guidelines is poorly studied...
  24. pmc Urologic disease burden in the United States: veteran users of Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Urology 72:37-41; discussion 41. 2008
    ..S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare services and to assess variations by selected sociodemographic characteristics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Renal and cardiovascular morbidity after partial or radical nephrectomy
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Cancer 112:511-20. 2008
    ..To clarify the benefits of nephron-sparing surgery among patients with early-stage kidney cancer, the authors compared the frequency of renal and cardiovascular morbidity after partial or radical nephrectomy...
  26. pmc Urinary diversion and morbidity after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    John L Gore
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cancer 116:331-9. 2010
    ..The authors sought to determine whether continent reconstructions confer increased complication rates after radical cystectomy...
  27. pmc The morbidity of urethral stricture disease among male medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Urol 10:3. 2010
    ..We sought to analyze the morbidity of urethral stricture disease by measuring the rates of urinary tract infections and urinary incontinence among men with a diagnosis of urethral stricture...
  28. pmc Compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: results from a national pharmacy claims database
    Hillary L Copp
    Department of Urology, UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 183:1994-9. 2010
    ..Antibiotic prophylaxis is commonly used for medical management of vesicoureteral reflux. Little information exists on compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis in patients with vesicoureteral reflux...
  29. ncbi request reprint Variations in use of imaging in a national sample of men with early-stage prostate cancer
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 59:400-4. 2002
    ..To measure the national practice variations in imaging studies performed for men newly diagnosed with clinically localized prostate cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Regret in men treated for localized prostate cancer
    Jim C Hu
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 169:2279-83. 2003
    ..We identify the predictors of medical regret in men treated for localized prostate cancer...
  31. pmc Prevalence of kidney stones in the United States
    Charles D Scales
    UCLA Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Eur Urol 62:160-5. 2012
    ..After a 13-yr hiatus, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) reinitiated data collection regarding kidney stone history...
  32. pmc Compliance with guidelines for patients with bladder cancer: variation in the delivery of care
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 117:5392-401. 2011
    ..In the current study, the authors sought to characterize practice patterns in patients with high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in relation to established guidelines...
  33. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 176:2103-8; discussion 2108. 2006
    ..To measure the prevalence of urinary incontinence in community dwelling men in the United States, we analyzed data from respondents to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  34. pmc Variations in reconstruction after radical cystectomy
    John L Gore
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Cancer 107:729-37. 2006
    ..The authors sought to evaluate factors that predict reconstructive technique after radical cystectomy...
  35. pmc The effect of sacral neuromodulation on anticholinergic use and expenditures in a privately insured population
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA Division of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neuromodulation 17:72-4; discussion 74. 2014
    ..Goals of treatment often include cessation of anticholinergic therapy. With the goal of understanding the impact of sacral neuromodulation on anticholinergic use, we analyzed patterns of care using a national claims-based dataset...
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of unplanned postprocedure visits in the management of patients with urinary stones
    Charles D Scales
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program and US Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Surgery 155:769-75. 2014
    ..Our objective was to describe the frequency, variation, and financial impact of unplanned, high-acuity, follow-up visits in the treatment of patients with urinary stone disease...
  37. pmc Trends in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries, 2002-2007
    Lisa Rogo-Gupta
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Urology 82:38-41. 2013
    ..To describe trends in the surgical management of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in the United States from 2002 to 2007...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of a bladder cancer diagnosis on smoking behavior
    Jeffrey C Bassett
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1871-8. 2012
    ..Little is known about the impact of a diagnosis of bladder cancer on patterns of tobacco use and smoking cessation among patients with incident bladder cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint True prevalence of urinary incontinence among female nursing home residents
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 67:281-7. 2006
    ..To measure the sensitivity of this method of defining the prevalence of urinary incontinence among female nursing home residents, we examined data from a clinical survey...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of fatigue after treatment for prostate cancer
    Sally L Maliski
    Department of Urology, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90092, USA
    Urology 65:101-8. 2005
    ..We also sought to describe the baseline characteristics of men who were fatigued at follow-up to allow for interventions in those at greatest risk...
  41. pmc Trends in stricture management among male Medicare beneficiaries: underuse of urethroplasty?
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 77:481-5. 2011
    ..To analyze the trends in male urethral stricture management using the 1992-2001 Medicare claims data and to determine whether certain racial and ethnic groups have a disproportionate burden of urethral stricture disease...
  42. pmc Trends in surgical management of stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90404, USA
    Urology 74:283-7. 2009
    ..To identify patterns in the surgical treatment of women with stress urinary incontinence in the United States from 1992 to 2001...
  43. pmc Treatment choice, duration, and cost in patients with interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:395-400. 2011
    ..In order to better understand provider treatment patterns for interstitial cystitis (IC)/painful bladder syndrome, we sought to document the therapies utilized and their associated expenditures using a national dataset...
  44. pmc National trends in the usage and success of sacral nerve test stimulation
    Anne P Cameron
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    J Urol 185:970-5. 2011
    ..The goal of this analysis was to identify the national sacral neuromodulation test phase success rate and patient factors that contribute to success...
  45. ncbi request reprint Variation in continence and potency by definition
    Tracey L Krupski
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    J Urol 170:1291-4. 2003
    ..We assessed how well various definitions of these outcomes correspond with each other in the same patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling adult women: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jennifer Tash Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 175:601-4. 2006
    ..However, there is a wide range of estimates of the burden posed by UI. To measure the prevalence of incontinence in women in the community we analyzed data from women responding to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  47. pmc Quality of surveillance for stage I testis cancer in the community
    Hua yin Yu
    University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 10833 LeConte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4327-32. 2009
    ..We evaluated compliance with follow-up protocols developed at referral centers within the community...
  48. pmc Trends in prenatal sonography use and subsequent urologic diagnoses and abortions in the United States
    Michael H Hsieh
    Department of Urology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 5:490-4. 2009
    ..The impact of this technology on the incidence of pediatric urological diagnoses is unknown. We sought to assess trends in prenatal sonography and resulting urologic diagnoses and/or abortions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Quality indicators for benign prostatic hyperplasia in vulnerable elders
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:S253-7. 2007
  50. ncbi request reprint Marriage and mortality in bladder carcinoma
    John L Gore
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Cancer 104:1188-94. 2005
    ..The authors attempted to determine whether marital status is associated with survival in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder carcinoma...
  51. ncbi request reprint Stability of time trade-off utilities for health states associated with the treatment of prostate cancer
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1738, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:405-14. 2002
    ..Patient preferences for treatment side effects often dominate the decision making process. We proposed to learn more about the nature of patient preferences, or utilities, for these side effects...
  52. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America Project: analytical methods and principal findings
    Mark S Litwin
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 173:933-7. 2005
    ..We undertook a project, Urologic Diseases in America, to quantify the burden of urological diseases on the American public...
  53. ncbi request reprint Patterns of care for men with prostate cancer after failure of primary treatment
    Tracey L Krupski
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 107:258-65. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine trends in patterns of care after failure of primary prostate cancer treatment and to determine whether nonclinical factors influenced the receipt of secondary treatment...
  54. pmc Is availability of endoscopy changing initial management of vesicoureteral reflux?
    Caleb P Nelson
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 182:1152-7. 2009
    ..We examined whether the availability of endoscopy has changed the management of reflux...
  55. pmc The crossroads of evidence-based medicine and health policy: implications for urology
    Jeremy B Shelton
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    World J Urol 29:283-9. 2011
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint The economic costs of early stage prostate cancer
    Christopher S Saigal
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1738, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:869-78. 2002
    ..Rational allocation of healthcare dollars for prostate cancer screening and treatment may ultimately depend on data from randomised controlled trials...
  57. ncbi request reprint Obesity does not adversely affect health-related quality-of-life outcomes after anatomic retropubic radical prostatectomy
    Stephen J Freedland
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    Urology 65:1131-6. 2005
    ..To study the impact of obesity on the health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life outcomes after anatomic retropubic radical prostatectomy in the phosphodiesterase type 5 ERA: impact of neurovascular bundle preservation
    Michael C Haffner
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    Urology 66:371-6. 2005
    ..To examine the impact of neurovascular bundle preservation on longitudinal health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes after anatomic radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) using a validated questionnaire...
  59. ncbi request reprint The burden of urologic diseases in America
    Mark S Litwin
    J Urol 173:1065-6. 2005
  60. doi request reprint Quality of life and satisfaction with outcome among prostate-cancer survivors
    Martin G Sanda
    Departments of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1250-61. 2008
    ....
  61. pmc Office dilation of the female urethra: a quality of care problem in the field of urology
    Richard A Santucci
    Detroit Receiving Hospital and The Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Urol 180:2068-75. 2008
    ..Yet Medicare reimbursement for urethral dilation remains generous and we describe practice patterns regarding female urethral dilation to characterize a potential quality of care issue...
  62. ncbi request reprint Moving beyond guidelines to improve the quality of care for men with prostate cancer
    Christopher S Saigal
    J Clin Oncol 25:5348-9. 2007
  63. pmc Excessive antibiotic use in men with prostatitis
    Brent C Taylor
    Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Am J Med 121:444-9. 2008
    ..Prostatitis accounts for 2 million outpatient visits annually. The majority of prostatitis cases fit the definition of chronic pelvic pain syndrome, for which routine antibiotic use is not indicated...