Thomas J Walsh

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Bilateral but not unilateral testicular hypotrophy predicts for severe impairment of semen quality in men with varicocele undergoing infertility evaluation
    Alex K Wu
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 71:1114-8. 2008
  2. ncbi Antenatal hydronephrosis and the risk of pyelonephritis hospitalization during the first year of life
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Urology 69:970-4. 2007
  3. ncbi Spermatoceles in adults: when does size matter?
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Arch Androl 53:345-8. 2007
  4. doi Racial differences among boys with testicular germ cell tumors in the United States
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 179:1961-5. 2008
  5. pmc Differences in the clinical characteristics of primarily and secondarily infertile men with varicocele
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:826-30. 2009
  6. ncbi Prepubertal orchiopexy for cryptorchidism may be associated with lower risk of testicular cancer
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 178:1440-6; discussion 1446. 2007
  7. ncbi Ureteroscopic treatment of upper-tract urothelial lesions: a novel technique
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Endourol 21:718-20. 2007
  8. pmc Increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer among infertile men
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6510, USA
    Cancer 116:2140-7. 2010
  9. doi Who is the 40-year-old virgin and where did he/she come from? Data from the National Survey of Family Growth
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2154-61. 2009
  10. doi Racial disparities in erectile dysfunction among participants in the California Men's Health Study
    James F Smith
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Urology, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Sex Med 6:3433-9. 2009

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  1. doi Bilateral but not unilateral testicular hypotrophy predicts for severe impairment of semen quality in men with varicocele undergoing infertility evaluation
    Alex K Wu
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 71:1114-8. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationship between testicular hypotrophy and poor semen quality in infertile men with varicoceles. We hypothesized that bilateral hypotrophy is required before the semen quality is severely impaired...
  2. ncbi Antenatal hydronephrosis and the risk of pyelonephritis hospitalization during the first year of life
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Urology 69:970-4. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of hospitalization for pyelonephritis within the first year of life among infants with and without antenatal hydronephrosis...
  3. ncbi Spermatoceles in adults: when does size matter?
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Arch Androl 53:345-8. 2007
    ..Men in this series appear to tolerate spermatoceles for a relatively long period of time. Once they seek excision, spermatoceles have grown to roughly the size of a normal testicle and men are bothered both by pain and mass symptoms...
  4. doi Racial differences among boys with testicular germ cell tumors in the United States
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 179:1961-5. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that recent diversification of race data by cancer registries may allow for more accurate racial classification, and that there are racial differences in the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in prepubertal boys...
  5. pmc Differences in the clinical characteristics of primarily and secondarily infertile men with varicocele
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:826-30. 2009
    ..To compare the clinical characteristics of primarily and secondarily infertile men with varicocele...
  6. ncbi Prepubertal orchiopexy for cryptorchidism may be associated with lower risk of testicular cancer
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 178:1440-6; discussion 1446. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that early orchiopexy is protective against subsequent development of testicular germ cell cancer...
  7. ncbi Ureteroscopic treatment of upper-tract urothelial lesions: a novel technique
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Endourol 21:718-20. 2007
    ..This technique may make it easier to obtain tissue from the urothelium and reduce operative times...
  8. pmc Increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer among infertile men
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6510, USA
    Cancer 116:2140-7. 2010
    ..In the current study, the authors examined the subsequent occurrence of prostate cancer in a cohort of men evaluated for infertility to determine whether male infertility is a risk factor for prostate cancer...
  9. doi Who is the 40-year-old virgin and where did he/she come from? Data from the National Survey of Family Growth
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2154-61. 2009
    ..Individuals who have not engaged in sexual activity may theoretically have diminished overall quality of life, as recent evidence suggests that sexual activity may be related to overall health status in adults...
  10. doi Racial disparities in erectile dysfunction among participants in the California Men's Health Study
    James F Smith
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Urology, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Sex Med 6:3433-9. 2009
    ..The burden of erectile dysfunction (ED) among different racial and ethnic groups is unclear, in part, because prior studies have not included all four major racial and ethnic groups in the same population-based sample...
  11. pmc Socioeconomic disparities in the use and success of fertility treatments: analysis of data from a prospective cohort in the United States
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:95-101. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of income, education, and race on the use and outcomes of infertility care...
  12. pmc Increased risk of testicular germ cell cancer among infertile men
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 6510
    Arch Intern Med 169:351-6. 2009
    ..Confirmation of this risk in a large US cohort of at-risk patients is lacking. This study explored the association between male infertility and subsequent development of testicular cancer in a US-based cohort...
  13. pmc Surgical techniques for the management of male infertility
    Natalya A Lopushnyan
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, USA
    Asian J Androl 14:94-102. 2012
    ..Clinicians treating infertility should advocate for couple-based therapy, and require that both partners have a thorough evaluation and an informed discussion before undergoing specific surgical therapies...
  14. doi Men who seek infertility care may not represent the general U.S. population: data from the National Survey of Family Growth
    James M Hotaling
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Urology 79:123-7. 2012
    ..To examine the National Survey of Family Growth to identify differences in the characteristics of men who did and did not seek infertility care to determine whether such men are representative of the U.S. population...
  15. pmc Sexual, marital, and social impact of a man's perceived infertility diagnosis
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2505-15. 2009
    ..Male factor infertility is a relatively common problem. This diagnosis may increase sexual, marital, and relationship strain in male partners of infertile couples...
  16. pmc Racial differences in vasectomy utilization in the United States: data from the national survey of family growth
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 74:1020-4. 2009
    ..In this analysis, we examined differences in vasectomy rates according to factors such as race and socioeconomic status...
  17. ncbi The kinetics of the return of motile sperm to the ejaculate after vasectomy reversal
    Glen Yang
    Department of Urology, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urol 177:2272-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that there are predictors of time to patency after reversal that are valuable for patient counseling and intraoperative decision making in cases of advanced maternal age...
  18. doi A novel application of 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy: non-invasive identification of spermatogenesis in men with non-obstructive azoospermia
    David S Aaronson
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, Ambulatory Care Center, Suite A633, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:847-52. 2010
    ..This study sought to identify metabolic signatures associated with various histological states of spermatogenesis in infertile men...
  19. ncbi Validity and reliability of a smartphone application for the assessment of penile deformity in Peyronie's disease
    Ryan S Hsi
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Sex Med 10:1867-73. 2013
    ..AIM.: The study aims to evaluate the performance of a smartphone application for the measurement of penile curvature and narrowing...
  20. doi Raw and test-thaw semen parameters after cryopreservation among men with newly diagnosed cancer
    James M Hotaling
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:464-9. 2013
    ..To characterize sperm parameters from thawed semen samples of men with different cancers who cryopreserved semen before oncologic therapy...
  21. pmc Risk factors for emotional and relationship problems in Peyronie's disease
    James F Smith
    University of California, San Francisco Urology, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 5:2179-84. 2008
    ..Peyronie's disease (PD) occurs in 3-9% of all men. Little is known regarding the specific psychological or emotional disruptions to sexuality associated with PD...
  22. doi Use of viscoelastic solution to improve visualization during urologic microsurgery: evaluation of patency after vasovasostomy
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Urology 73:134-6. 2009
    ..Commonly used in ophthalmic surgery, we evaluated whether it could improve the optics during urologic microsurgery without adversely affecting outcomes...
  23. ncbi Wet heat exposure: a potentially reversible cause of low semen quality in infertile men
    Shai Shefi
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 33:50-6; discussion 56-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the recovery of semen quality in a cohort of infertile men after known hyperthermic exposure to hot tubs, hot baths or whirlpool baths...
  24. ncbi Fecundity and sex ratio of offspring in an infertile cohort
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:833-6. 2011
    ..To determine whether male and female subfecundity is associated with the gender ratio...
  25. pmc Male reproductive health and prostate cancer risk
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 21:506-13. 2011
    ....
  26. pmc Perceived negative consequences of donor gametes from male and female members of infertile couples
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:921-6. 2010
    ..To determine the views toward donor sperm and eggs of both men and women. The use of donor sperm or ova becomes an option for some infertile couples...
  27. doi Meta-analysis: does lidocaine gel before flexible cystoscopy provide pain relief?
    David S Aaronson
    UCSF Medical Center, Department of Urology, Ambulatory Care Center, Suite A633, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    BJU Int 104:506-9; discussion 509-10. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi Ejaculatory duct manometry in normal men and in patients with ejaculatory duct obstruction
    Michael L Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 180:255-60; discussion 260. 2008
    ..We describe what is to our knowledge a new hydraulic test and report its ability to identify physical and functional ejaculatory duct obstruction...
  29. doi A noninvasive, motility independent, sperm sorting method and technology to identify and retrieve individual viable nonmotile sperm for intracytoplasmic sperm injection
    Maurice M Garcia
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 184:2466-72. 2010
    ..We assessed the ability of optoelectronic tweezers to distinguish viable from nonviable individual nonmotile human sperm...
  30. doi The relationship between isolated teratozoospermia and clinical pregnancy after in vitro fertilization with or without intracytoplasmic sperm injection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    James M Hotaling
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1141-5. 2011
    ..A total of 31 studies were identified, and 4 met the inclusion criteria. Isolated teratozoospermia was not associated with a statistically significantly decreased probability of pregnancy with assisted reproduction...
  31. ncbi Incidence of testicular germ cell cancers in U.S. children: SEER program experience 1973 to 2000
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Urology 68:402-5; discussion 405. 2006
    ..We analyzed a population-based cohort to determine whether the incidence trends of prepubertal testicular germ cell tumors have risen similarly to those seen in adult testicular tumors...
  32. doi Erectile dysfunction is not independently associated with cardiovascular death: data from the vitamins and lifestyle (VITAL) study
    James M Hotaling
    Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Sex Med 9:2104-10. 2012
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a significant problem among aging men. ED is independently associated with cardiovascular (CV) events (angina, myocardial infarction, and stroke)...
  33. doi The epidemiology of male infertility
    Brian R Winters
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 Northeast Pacific, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 41:195-204. 2014
    ....
  34. doi Performance of total testosterone measurement to predict free testosterone for the biochemical evaluation of male hypogonadism
    Bradley D Anawalt
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington and Geriatric Research, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Urol 187:1369-73. 2012
    ..We determined the performance of total testosterone measurement as a test to identify men with normal vs low free testosterone...
  35. doi Isolated infection of a decommissioned penile prosthesis reservoir with Actinomyces neuii
    Ryan S Hsi
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Sex Med 8:923-6. 2011
    ..The most serious complication with IPPs is infection, with the reported incidence after primary placement 1% to 3% and after revision surgery 8% to 18%...
  36. doi Male infertility: a risk factor for testicular cancer
    James M Hotaling
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 6:550-6. 2009
    ..The elucidation of the pathways underlying this association will enable development of appropriate tests that will identify men susceptible to development of TGCT and other testicular pathologies...
  37. ncbi The genetics of male infertility
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 27:124-36. 2009
    ..Indeed, as our understanding of genetic infertility matures, so too will the importance and complexity of genetic counseling and testing for patients who use assisted reproduction...
  38. doi Candida bloodstream infections in hemodialysis recipients
    Vasilios Pyrgos
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Med Mycol 47:463-7. 2009
    ..9% vs. 7.8%; P<0.0001). Candidemia in hemodialysis recipients is frequently caused by non-C. albicansCandida species, is associated with TPN and dialysis via a vascular catheter (vs. shunt or fistula) and carries a high mortality rate...
  39. doi Ejaculatory duct obstruction
    James F Smith
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 35:221-7, viii. 2008
    ..Using an evidence-based approach, this article reviews how best to approach the diagnosis and treatment of ejaculatory duct obstruction...
  40. doi Effect of BMI on primary treatment of prostate cancer
    Benjamin J Davies
    Department of Urology, Urology Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 72:406-11. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and treatment patterns of prostate cancer patients...
  41. pmc A sensitive and specific method for measurement of multiple retinoids in human serum with UHPLC-MS/MS
    Samuel L M Arnold
    Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Lipid Res 53:587-98. 2012
    ..11-cisRA and 4OH-RA were not detected in human serum. The high sensitivity of the MS/MS method combined with the UHPLC separation power allowed detection of endogenous 9-cisRA and 4oxo-atRA for the first time in human serum...
  42. doi Primary treatment of zygomycosis with liposomal amphotericin B: analysis of 28 cases
    Shmuel Shoham
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Med Mycol 48:511-7. 2010
    ....
  43. pmc The potential of hormones and selective oestrogen receptor modulators in preventing voiding dysfunction in rats
    Kavirach Tantiwongse
    Knuppe Molecular Urology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0738, USA
    BJU Int 102:242-6. 2008
    ..To investigate whether oestrogen, selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), and growth hormone (GH) can prevent the development of voiding dysfunction in a postpartum postmenopausal rat model of voiding dysfunction...
  44. ncbi Zygomycosis in a tertiary-care cancer center in the era of Aspergillus-active antifungal therapy: a case-control observational study of 27 recent cases
    Dimitrios P Kontoyiannis
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control, and Employee Health, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:1350-60. 2005
    ..Anecdotal evidence suggests a rise in zygomycosis in association with voriconazole (VRC) use in immunosuppressed patients...
  45. ncbi Successful treatment of a child with posttraumatic necrotizing fasciitis caused by Apophysomyces elegans: case report and review of literature
    Faisal N Kordy
    Department of Pediatrics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:877-9. 2004
    ..She was successfully treated with surgical debridements and antifungal therapy with liposomal amphotericin B. A review of the literature indicates that zygomycosis caused by A. elegans is associated with traumatic inoculation...
  46. ncbi Combination therapy in treatment of experimental pulmonary aspergillosis: synergistic interaction between an antifungal triazole and an echinocandin
    Vidmantas Petraitis
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Infect Dis 187:1834-43. 2003
    ..The combination of an antifungal triazole and echinocandin may represent a new strategy for treatment of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis...
  47. ncbi Esophageal candidiasis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected pediatric patients after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Christine C Chiou
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:388-92. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi The epidemiology and attributable outcomes of candidemia in adults and children hospitalized in the United States: a propensity analysis
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1232-9. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi Emergence of disseminated candidiasis caused by Candida krusei during treatment with caspofungin: case report and review of literature
    René Pelletier
    Service de microbiologie et infectiologie, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Canada
    Med Mycol 43:559-64. 2005
    ..Caspofungin failure should be suspected in patients with persistent or emergent signs and symptoms of deep-seated invasive candidiasis...
  50. ncbi Hospitalizations for endemic mycoses: a population-based national study
    Jaclyn H Chu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:822-5. 2006
    ..6 and 28.7 cases per 1 million children and adults, respectively). Crude mortality rates were 5% and 7% among children and adults, respectively...
  51. ncbi Epidemiology, outcomes, and costs of invasive aspergillosis in immunocompromised children in the United States, 2000
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e711-6. 2006
    ..IA in adults has been well characterized; however, only a few small studies of IA in children have been reported. Therefore, the objective of this study was to describe the incidence and outcomes of children with IA...
  52. ncbi Outcomes attributable to neonatal candidiasis
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1187-93. 2007
    ..The incidence of candidiasis has increased in neonatal intensive care units, and invasive candidiasis is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. However, few data exist on outcomes directly attributable to neonatal candidiasis...
  53. ncbi All catheter-related candidemia is not the same: assessment of the balance between the risks and benefits of removal of vascular catheters
    Thomas J Walsh
    Clin Infect Dis 34:600-2. 2002
  54. ncbi Study of common functional genetic polymorphisms of FCGR2A, 3A and 3B genes and the risk for cryptococcosis in HIV-uninfected patients
    Joseph Meletiadis
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Med Mycol 45:513-8. 2007
    ..40% in controls). An analysis of haplotypes showed a significant difference in distribution between cases and controls overall and in Caucasians...
  55. ncbi Clinical pharmacology of antifungal agents in pediatric patients
    Christine C Chiou
    National Cancer Institute, Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:2465-89. 2007
    ..This article summarizes the clinical pharmacology of established and newly developed antifungal agents, including new triazoles and echinocandins in pediatric age groups...
  56. pmc Comparative antifungal activities and plasma pharmacokinetics of micafungin (FK463) against disseminated candidiasis and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in persistently neutropenic rabbits
    Vidmantas Petraitis
    Immunocompromised Host Section, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:1857-69. 2002
    ..albicans from persistently neutropenic rabbits with disseminated candidiasis but not of A. fumigatus from persistently neutropenic rabbits with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis...