Christopher Saigal

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Prevalence and trends of selected urologic conditions for VA healthcare users
    Min Woong Sohn
    Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    BMC Urol 6:30. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the prevalence rates and trends of urologic cancers and selected benign conditions from 1999 to 2002 for VHA users...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi 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. doi 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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
    ....
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint The burden of urologic diseases in America
    Mark S Litwin
    J Urol 173:1065-6. 2005
  42. 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...
  43. 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)...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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

Research Grants2

  1. Conjoint Analysis: Overcoming Obstacles to Routine Formal Preference Assessment i
    Christopher Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will test whether use of this method improves the quality of the treatment decisions that are made by patients. ..
  2. Conjoint Analysis: Overcoming Obstacles to Routine Formal Preference Assessment i
    Christopher Saigal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will test whether use of this method improves the quality of the treatment decisions that are made by patients. ..