John T Wei

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial--design and methods
    John Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Trials 6:162-71. 2009
  2. pmc A midurethral sling to reduce incontinence after vaginal prolapse repair
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:2358-67. 2012
  3. pmc Evidence-based patient choice: a prostate cancer decision aid in plain language
    Margaret Holmes-Rovner
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, C214 East Fee, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:16. 2005
  4. pmc Disparities in the use of ambulatory surgical centers: a cross sectional study
    Seth A Strope
    Department of Urology, Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:121. 2009
  5. pmc Limitations of a contemporary prostate biopsy: the blind march forward
    John T Wei
    Dow Division of Urologic Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 28:546-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America project: benign prostatic hyperplasia
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Urol 173:1256-61. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Benign prostatic hyperplasia evaluation and management by urologists and primary care physicians: practice patterns from the observational BPH registry
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan and i3 Drug Safety, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 186:971-6. 2011
  8. pmc The role of SPINK1 in ETS rearrangement-negative prostate cancers
    Scott A Tomlins
    Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Cell 13:519-28. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Variations in quality of care for men with early-stage prostate cancer
    Benjamin A Spencer
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0759, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3735-42. 2008
  10. pmc Noninvasive detection of TMPRSS2:ERG fusion transcripts in the urine of men with prostate cancer
    Bharathi Laxman
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neoplasia 8:885-8. 2006

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  1. pmc Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial--design and methods
    John Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Trials 6:162-71. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc A midurethral sling to reduce incontinence after vaginal prolapse repair
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    N Engl J Med 366:2358-67. 2012
    ..Women without stress urinary incontinence undergoing vaginal surgery for pelvic-organ prolapse are at risk for postoperative urinary incontinence. A midurethral sling may be placed at the time of prolapse repair to reduce this risk...
  3. pmc Evidence-based patient choice: a prostate cancer decision aid in plain language
    Margaret Holmes-Rovner
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, C214 East Fee, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5:16. 2005
    ..The plain language DA prototype addressed treatment decisions for localized prostate cancer. Evaluation assessed impact on knowledge, decisions, and discussions with doctors in men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer...
  4. pmc Disparities in the use of ambulatory surgical centers: a cross sectional study
    Seth A Strope
    Department of Urology, Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:121. 2009
    ..We studied the influence of socioeconomic status and race on use of ASCs...
  5. pmc Limitations of a contemporary prostate biopsy: the blind march forward
    John T Wei
    Dow Division of Urologic Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 28:546-9. 2010
    ..What is meant by the accuracy and reliability of a prostate biopsy and why they are such important concepts to focal therapy and active surveillance are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Urologic diseases in America project: benign prostatic hyperplasia
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Urol 173:1256-61. 2005
    ..Approximately 6.5 million of the 27 million white men who are 50 to 79 years old in the United States in 2000 were estimated to meet the criteria for discussing treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Benign prostatic hyperplasia evaluation and management by urologists and primary care physicians: practice patterns from the observational BPH registry
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan and i3 Drug Safety, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 186:971-6. 2011
    ..We examined the evaluation of and management for lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia by physician specialty (urologist vs primary care physician)...
  8. pmc The role of SPINK1 in ETS rearrangement-negative prostate cancers
    Scott A Tomlins
    Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Cancer Cell 13:519-28. 2008
    ..We identified the aggressive 22RV1 cell line as a SPINK1 outlier expression model and demonstrate that SPINK1 knockdown in 22RV1 attenuates invasion, suggesting a functional role in ETS rearrangement-negative prostate cancers...
  9. doi request reprint Variations in quality of care for men with early-stage prostate cancer
    Benjamin A Spencer
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0759, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3735-42. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Noninvasive detection of TMPRSS2:ERG fusion transcripts in the urine of men with prostate cancer
    Bharathi Laxman
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neoplasia 8:885-8. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that TMPRSS2:ERG gene fusions can be detected in the urine of patients with prostate cancer and support larger studies on prospective cohorts for noninvasive detection of prostate cancer...
  11. pmc Primary care perspectives on prostate cancer survivorship: implications for improving quality of care
    Ted A Skolarus
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:727-32. 2013
    ..However, their attitudes and care patterns are inadequately studied. In this context, we surveyed primary care providers regarding the scope of their prostate cancer survivorship care...
  12. pmc Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    JAMA 309:2587-95. 2013
    ..The extent to which these advanced treatment technologies have disseminated among patients at low risk of dying from prostate cancer is uncertain...
  13. pmc A first-generation multiplex biomarker analysis of urine for the early detection of prostate cancer
    Bharathi Laxman
    Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0602, USA
    Cancer Res 68:645-9. 2008
    ..8% and 60.8%, respectively. Taken together, these results provide the framework for the development of highly optimized, multiplex urine biomarker tests for more accurate detection of prostate cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors for delayed hematuria following photoselective vaporization of the prostate
    Robert E Jackson
    Dow Division for Urologic Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Urol 190:903-8. 2013
    ..However, delayed bleeding has been raised as a potential issue as more cases are performed. We characterize delayed bleeding after photoselective vaporization of the prostate and identify associated risk factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Integrative molecular concept modeling of prostate cancer progression
    Scott A Tomlins
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Nat Genet 39:41-51. 2007
    ..Taken together, these data show that analyzing gene expression signatures in the context of a compendium of molecular concepts is useful in understanding cancer biology...
  16. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in lower urinary tract symptoms among a cohort of black American men: the Flint Men's Health Study
    Aruna V Sarma
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0759, USA
    Urology 64:959-65. 2004
    ..Population-based studies of prostatism and longitudinal data regarding changes in lower urinary tract symptom severity have largely focused on white men, with little attention directed toward black men...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adverse outcomes after transurethral resection of bladder tumors
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Cancer 106:1527-35. 2006
    ....
  18. pmc The association of Incontinence Symptom Index scores with urethral function and support
    Christina Lewicky-Gaupp
    Pelvic Floor Research Group, Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:680.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to establish categories of symptom severity based on Incontinence Symptom Index (ISI) scores and to show how these categories are associated with urethral function and support...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of adjusting for case mix on mortality and length of stay following radical cystectomy
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 176:1363-8. 2006
    ..Characterization of these factors could enhance preoperative patient counseling and facilitate perioperative management, thereby improving the quality of patient care...
  20. ncbi request reprint The quality of surgical pathology care for men undergoing radical prostatectomy in the U.S
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Cancer 109:2445-53. 2007
    ..The authors assessed adherence with the College of American Pathologists (CAP) radical prostatectomy (RP) practice protocol in a national sample of men who underwent RP for early-stage prostate cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Development and validation of the Bladder Cancer Index: a comprehensive, disease specific measure of health related quality of life in patients with localized bladder cancer
    Scott M Gilbert
    Department of Urology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Urol 183:1764-9. 2010
    ..We developed and validated a reliable, responsive multidimensional instrument to measure disease specific health related quality of life in bladder cancer survivors treated with local cancer therapy...
  22. pmc Technology diffusion and diagnostic testing for prostate cancer
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J Urol 190:1715-20. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of regional technology penetration with the receipt of prostate specific antigen testing and prostate biopsy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Racial treatment trends in localized/regional prostate carcinoma: 1992-1999
    Willie Underwood
    Division of Clinical Research and Quality Assurance, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cancer 103:538-45. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to describe treatment trends over the period 1992-1999 for localized/regional prostate carcinoma among white, Hispanic, and African-American men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Obesity adversely affects health related quality of life before and after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Jeffrey S Montgomery
    University of Michigan Urology Center, University Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Urol 176:257-61; discussion 261-2. 2006
    ..We used a validated health related quality of life measure to examine the effects of obesity on disease specific health related quality of life before and following radical retropubic prostatectomy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of medications or devices for erectile dysfunction among long-term prostate cancer treatment survivors: potential influence of sexual motivation and/or indifference
    David C Miller
    Michigan Urology Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 68:166-71. 2006
    ..To evaluate the potential association between sexual motivation and patterns of erectile dysfunction (ED) therapy among a large cohort of localized prostate cancer treatment survivors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Incidence of initial local therapy among men with lower-risk prostate cancer in the United States
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1134-41. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in resource utilization for cystectomy
    David A Taub
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 67:288-93. 2006
    ..To examine the association of race with mortality and resource use among patients requiring cystectomy for bladder cancer, given the known racial differences with regard to bladder cancer incidence and survival...
  28. pmc Differential adoption of laser prostatectomy for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urology 81:1177-82. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether socioeconomic environment affects the adoption of new laser technology for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  29. pmc A comparison of extraperitoneal and intraperitoneal approaches for robotic prostatectomy
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    Surg Innov 19:268-74. 2012
    ..This study compared oncologic and health-related quality-of-life outcomes among patients undergoing intraperitoneal or extraperitoneal robotic prostatectomy...
  30. doi request reprint Certificate of need legislation and the dissemination of robotic surgery for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 189:80-5. 2013
    ..We studied the relationship between certificate of need laws and market level adoption of robotic prostatectomy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive assessment of TMPRSS2 and ETS family gene aberrations in clinically localized prostate cancer
    Rohit Mehra
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Mod Pathol 20:538-44. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Patient, surgeon, and treatment characteristics associated with homologous blood transfusion requirement during radical retropubic prostatectomy: multivariate nomogram to assist patient counseling
    Atreya Dash
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 64:117-22. 2004
    ..Homologous blood transfusion is sometimes required during or after RRP, but predictive models for estimating transfusion probability using patient and surgical characteristics are lacking...
  33. pmc Development and validation of the convalescence and recovery evaluation (CARE) for measuring quality of life after surgery
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:915-26. 2008
    ..To develop a generic instrument for measuring short-term health status in the recovery period among patients undergoing abdominal and pelvic surgery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes among localized prostate cancer survivors: health-related quality-of-life changes after radical prostatectomy, external radiation, and brachytherapy
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:2772-80. 2005
    ..We sought to elucidate long-term changes in health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes by prospectively re-evaluating a well-characterized cohort of prostate cancer (PC) survivors 4 to 8 years after primary treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Integrative genomic and proteomic analysis of prostate cancer reveals signatures of metastatic progression
    Sooryanarayana Varambally
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Cancer Cell 8:393-406. 2005
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Multi-institutional prospective evaluation of bowel quality of life after prostate external beam radiation therapy identifies patient and treatment factors associated with patient-reported outcomes: the PROSTQA experience
    Daniel A Hamstra
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 40185, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86:546-53. 2013
    ....
  37. pmc Managed care and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 80:1236-42. 2012
    ..To better understand associations between managed care penetration in health care markets and the adoption of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of aging on lower urinary tract and pelvic floor function in nulliparous women
    Elisa Rodriguez Trowbridge
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:715-20. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of aging, independent of parity, on pelvic organ and urethral support, urethral function, and levator function in a sample of nulliparous women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Discharge practice patterns following cystectomy for bladder cancer: evidence for the shifting of the burden of care
    David A Taub
    Department of Urology and Division of Clinical Research and Quality Assurance, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Urol 176:2612-7; discussion 2617-8. 2006
    ..Radical cystectomy is the primary treatment modality in patients with invasive disease. We characterized trends in cystectomy use and discharge practice patterns following cystectomy during a recent 13-year period...
  40. pmc Physician ownership of ambulatory surgery centers and practice patterns for urological surgery: evidence from the state of Florida
    Seth A Strope
    Department of Urology, Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Med Care 47:403-10. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relationship between ownership and use of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Adoption of new technology and healthcare quality: surgical margins after robotic prostatectomy
    Alon Z Weizer
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Urology 70:96-100. 2007
    ..To study the evolution of surgical margins in robotic prostatectomy (DVP), to ascertain the surgical volume necessary to provide quality cancer care...
  42. pmc Utility of extended pattern prostate biopsies for tumor localization: pathologic correlations after radical prostatectomy
    Ryan T Schulte
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Cancer 113:1559-65. 2008
    ..In the current study, we sought to examine the ability of contemporary extended pattern prostate biopsy to predict the location of tumors...
  43. ncbi request reprint Autoantibody signatures in prostate cancer
    Xiaoju Wang
    Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1224-35. 2005
    ..New biomarkers, such as autoantibody signatures, may improve the early detection of prostate cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Complications following surgical intervention for stress urinary incontinence: a national perspective
    David A Taub
    The Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:659-65. 2005
    ..Treatment is primarily surgical. Post-operative morbidity considerably affects individuals and the health care system. Our objective is to describe complications following surgery for SUI and how they affect resource utilization...
  45. ncbi request reprint Contemporary preoperative parameters predict cancer-free survival after radical prostatectomy: a tool to facilitate treatment decisions
    Caleb P Nelson
    Departments of Urology and Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urol Oncol 21:213-8. 2003
    ..Tabulated 5-year PSA-free survival outcomes, stratified by these preoperative parameters, provide a basis for preoperative counseling of patients regarding postprostatectomy cancer control expectations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant hormonal therapy impairs sexual outcome among younger men who undergo external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 63:946-50. 2004
    ..The effects of clinical and treatment factors on sexual health after external beam RT have not been fully characterized by patient-reported, validated questionnaires...
  47. pmc The role of sarcosine metabolism in prostate cancer progression
    Amjad P Khan
    Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Neoplasia 15:491-501. 2013
    ..In contrast, GNMT knockdown or SARDH overexpression in PCa xenografts inhibited tumor growth. Taken together, these studies substantiate the role of sarcosine in PCa progression...
  48. pmc Body mass index and prostate cancer severity: do obese men harbor more aggressive disease on prostate biopsy?
    Karim Chamie
    Department of Urology, Health Services Research Group, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Urology 81:949-55. 2013
    ..To examine the association of obesity with the prebiopsy prostate-specific antigen (PSA), Gleason score, clinical stage, and D'Amico tumor risk in 2 independent cohorts of men with prostate cancer...
  49. pmc Correlation of urine TMPRSS2:ERG and PCA3 to ERG+ and total prostate cancer burden
    Allison Young
    Dept of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 138:685-96. 2012
    ..03) and summed linear tumor dimension (r(s) = 0.26, P = .10). In summary, we demonstrate a strong correlation between urine T2:ERG score and total ERG+ prostate cancer burden at prostatectomy, consistent with high tumor specificity...
  50. doi request reprint Monitoring quality of life among prostate cancer survivors: the feasibility of automated telephone assessment
    Ted A Skolarus
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48019, USA
    Urology 80:1021-6. 2012
    ..In light of an increasing focus on patient-centered outcomes, innovative and efficient approaches to monitor QOL among prostate cancer survivors are increasingly valuable...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison of lower urinary tract symptom severity and associated bother between community-dwelling black and white men: the Olmsted County Study of Urinary Symptoms and Health Status and the Flint Men's Health Study
    Aruna V Sarma
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 61:1086-91. 2003
    ..Prior studies evaluating racial differences in benign prostatic hyperplasia have been hampered by selection bias, because nearly all have used surgical treatment as a marker for benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  52. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum sex-steroid hormones and prostate volume in African American men
    Michael A Joseph
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Prostate 53:322-9. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Humoral response profiling reveals pathways to prostate cancer progression
    Barry S Taylor
    Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Mol Cell Proteomics 7:600-11. 2008
    ..Thus, in addition to functioning as markers in prostate cancer detection, humoral response profiles can serve as powerful tools revealing pathway dysregulation that might otherwise be suppressed by the complexity of the cancer proteome...
  54. doi request reprint Complications and failure to rescue after laparoscopic versus open radical nephrectomy
    Hung Jui Tan
    Dow Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 186:1254-60. 2011
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Volume-based referral for cancer surgery: informing the debate
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:91-6. 2007
    ..Mounting evidence suggests a relationship between hospital volume and outcomes after major cancer surgery; however, the absolute benefits of volume-based referral on a national basis are unclear...
  56. ncbi request reprint The effects of stage divergence on survival after radical cystectomy for urothelial cancer
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urol Oncol 23:77-81. 2005
    ..The implications of stage divergence on survival are ill defined in the context of those treated by surgery alone and would facilitate patient counseling and enhance prognostication...
  57. ncbi request reprint Treatment choice and quality of care for men with localized prostate cancer
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Med Care 45:401-9. 2007
    ..Variations in patterns of care and treatment outcomes suggest differences in the quality of care for men treated for localized prostate cancer...
  58. ncbi request reprint Aggressive treatment for bladder cancer is associated with improved overall survival among patients 80 years old or older
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 64:292-7. 2004
    ..A compendium of evidence suggests that bladder cancer surgery is safe among octogenarians; however, the benefit of such treatment in a population with limited life expectancy has not been well documented...
  59. ncbi request reprint The regionalization of radical cystectomy to specific medical centers
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    J Urol 174:1385-9; discussion 1389. 2005
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Identifying risk factors for potentially avoidable complications following radical cystectomy
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 174:1231-7; discussion 1237. 2005
    ....
  61. pmc The impact of prostate volume, number of biopsy cores and American Urological Association symptom score on the sensitivity of cancer detection using the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial risk calculator
    Donna P Ankerst
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    J Urol 190:70-6. 2013
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter evaluation of the Beckman Coulter Prostate Health Index using WHO calibration
    Stacy Loeb
    Department of Urology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 189:1702-6. 2013
    ..The Beckman CoulterĀ® Prostate Health Index and [-2]proPSA are newly approved serum markers associated with prostate cancer risk and aggressiveness. We studied the influence of assay standardization on these markers...
  63. ncbi request reprint Determinants of long-term sexual health outcome after radical prostatectomy measured by a validated instrument
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Urol 169:1453-7. 2003
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Pilot and feasibility study of serum chemokines as markers to distinguish prostatic disease in men with low total serum PSA
    Jill A Macoska
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0944, USA
    Prostate 68:442-52. 2008
    ..Because both CXCL5 and CXCL12 are secreted molecules, we hypothesized that their levels in patient serum might serve as biomarkers to distinguish between BPH and PCa...
  65. doi request reprint Urinary incontinence after stress incontinence surgery: a risk factor for depression
    John T Stoffel
    Department of Urology, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 73:41-6. 2009
    ..To determine whether urinary incontinence after stress incontinence surgery is a risk factor for concomitant symptoms of depression...
  66. ncbi request reprint Are persistent or recurrent symptoms of urinary incontinence after surgery associated with adverse effects on sexual activity or function?
    Daniel M Morgan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s Hospital L4000, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:509-15. 2008
    ..42, p < 0.001). The severity of postoperative recurrent or persistent UI is associated with a lower probability of being sexually active and an adverse effect on sexual function...
  67. ncbi request reprint Early urinary retention after catheter removal following radical prostatectomy predicts for future symptomatic urethral stricture formation
    Jeffrey S Montgomery
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 70:324-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between post-RP early urinary retention (EUR) and subsequent symptomatic urethral stricture formation...
  68. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior, sexually transmitted diseases and prostatitis: the risk of prostate cancer in black men
    Aruna V Sarma
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0330, USA
    J Urol 176:1108-13. 2006
    ..In concurrence, population based studies of white men have revealed an increased risk of prostate cancer with history of sexually transmitted diseases and prostatitis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Incontinence Symptom Index-Pediatric: development and initial validation of a urinary incontinence instrument for the older pediatric population
    Caleb P Nelson
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 178:1763-7; discussion 1767. 2007
    ..We developed and validated a patient reported pediatric survey for urinary incontinence measurement...
  70. ncbi request reprint Regionalization of percutaneous nephrolithotomy: evidence for the increasing burden of care on tertiary centers
    David S Morris
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Urol 176:242-6; discussion 246. 2006
    ..Similar concentration of complex, low risk procedures (e.g. percutaneous nephrolithotomy) to these centers would underscore the increasing burden of care placed on these hospitals...
  71. ncbi request reprint Preoperative and intraoperative risk factors associated with 30-day morbidity following urological surgery: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Julie C McLaughlin
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0759, USA
    J Urol 176:2179-86; discussion 2186. 2006
    ..We performed a pilot study to assess risk factors associated with 30-day morbidity using National Surgical Quality Improvement Program indicators in a private setting...
  72. pmc Certificate of need regulations and the diffusion of intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    Bruce L Jacobs
    Department of Urology, Division of Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2800, USA
    Urology 80:1015-20. 2012
    ..To better understand the associations between the certificate of need regulations and intensity-modulated radiotherapy dissemination...
  73. doi request reprint Postoperative complications and long-term survival among patients treated surgically for renal cell carcinoma
    Hung Jui Tan
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    J Urol 187:60-6. 2012
    ..We assessed the relationship between postoperative complications and long-term survival among patients treated surgically for kidney cancer...
  74. ncbi request reprint Measuring health-related quality of life outcomes in bladder cancer patients using the Bladder Cancer Index (BCI)
    Scott M Gilbert
    Department of Urology, Division of Health Services Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0759, USA
    Cancer 109:1756-62. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of urinary incontinence severity after autologous fascia pubovaginal sling, pubovaginal sling and tension-free vaginal tape
    Daniel M Morgan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0759, USA
    J Urol 177:604-8; discussion 608-9. 2007
    ..We explored the relative effectiveness of the autologous fascia pubovaginal sling, Pelvicol pubovaginal sling and Gynecare TVT on self-reported postoperative urinary incontinence...
  76. pmc Metabolomic profiles delineate potential role for sarcosine in prostate cancer progression
    Arun Sreekumar
    The Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Ann Arbor, USA
    Nature 457:910-4. 2009
    ..Here, by profiling the metabolomic alterations of prostate cancer progression, we reveal sarcosine as a potentially important metabolic intermediary of cancer cell invasion and aggressivity...
  77. doi request reprint Understanding prostate cancer spending growth among Medicare beneficiaries
    Yun Zhang
    Department of Urology, Dow Division of Health and Services Research, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Urology 77:326-31. 2011
    ..Growth in prostate cancer spending continues to outpace that for overall health expenditures, garnering nearly $7 billion annually...
  78. doi request reprint Population-level comparative effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open radical nephrectomy for patients with kidney cancer
    Hung Jui Tan
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2800, USA
    Cancer 117:4184-93. 2011
    ....
  79. pmc Surgeon characteristics and long-term trends in the adoption of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Christopher P Filson
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 185:2072-7. 2011
    ..We describe longitudinal trends in surgeon adoption of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy. We assessed whether this technique is associated with specific surgeon and/or practice setting characteristics...
  80. pmc Urine TMPRSS2:ERG fusion transcript stratifies prostate cancer risk in men with elevated serum PSA
    Scott A Tomlins
    Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Sci Transl Med 3:94ra72. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate that urine TMPRSS2:ERG, in combination with urine PCA3, enhances the utility of serum PSA for predicting prostate cancer risk and clinically relevant cancer on biopsy...
  81. doi request reprint The use of tumor markers in testis cancer in the United States: a potential quality issue
    Scott M Gilbert
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Urol Oncol 26:153-7. 2008
    ..In testis cancer, the use of tumor markers is an important component of care and may represent a measurable quality indicator. We analyzed the use of testis cancer tumor markers across the United States...
  82. doi request reprint Weekend admission and treatment of patients with renal colic: a case of avoidable variation?
    Seth A Strope
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Urology 73:720-4; discussion 724. 2009
    ..Weekend hospital admission is associated with different and poorer quality care in certain clinical settings...
  83. pmc Patient-reported recovery after abdominal and pelvic surgery using the Convalescence and Recovery Evaluation (CARE): implications for measuring the impact of surgical processes of care and innovation
    Ryan C Hedgepeth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 2967, USA
    Surg Innov 16:243-8. 2009
    ..This study used a recently validated instrument, the Convalescence and Recovery Evaluation (CARE), to measure return to baseline health after surgery and explore clinical factors associated with recovery...
  84. ncbi request reprint Quality of care: partial cystectomy for bladder cancer--a case of inappropriate use?
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Urol 174:1050-4; discussion 1054. 2005
    ..From a quality of care perspective, overuse of partial cystectomy may signify inappropriate delivery of health care...
  85. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy for renal cell carcinoma: diffusion versus regionalization?
    David C Miller
    Michigan Urology Center, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0330, USA
    J Urol 176:1102-6; discussion 1106-7. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Use of quality indicators to evaluate the care of patients with localized prostate carcinoma
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Cancer 97:1428-35. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the feasibility of measuring these quality indicators and to determine their sensitivity to change in practice patterns over time...
  87. ncbi request reprint Comparing performance of Morbidity and Mortality Conference and National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for detection of complications after urologic surgery
    David C Miller
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Urology 68:931-7. 2006
    ..In response to this concern, we compared the concordance between complications voluntarily reported at the M&M Conference and those identified prospectively by the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Relevant patient and tumor considerations for early prostate cancer treatment
    Ben Leak
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:39-44. 2002
    ..We review the factors most relevant for patients to understand as they consider their treatment options for early prostate cancer and summarize the data for physicians who counsel them...
  89. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-1, insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, and body mass index: clinical correlates of prostate volume among Black men
    Aruna V Sarma
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 59:362-7. 2002
    ..Few studies have examined these factors with respect to benign prostatic hyperplasia, and these have been limited to white men...
  90. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in the treatment of localized/regional prostate cancer
    Willie Underwood
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0759, USA
    J Urol 171:1504-7. 2004
    ..The effect of race on the use of contemporary definitive therapies, including brachytherapy, and the assessment of Hispanic men with regard to racial/ethnic disparity has not been fully characterized...
  91. doi request reprint Risk factors for prolonged length of stay after urologic surgery: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Lauren P Wallner
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:904-13. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify patient preoperative and intraoperative risk factors for prolonged LOS after common urologic procedures...
  92. ncbi request reprint Use of multiple imputation to correct for nonresponse bias in a survey of urologic symptoms among African-American men
    Jeremy M G Taylor
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:774-82. 2002
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity in anatomic outcome of sacrospinous ligament fixation for prolapse: a systematic review
    Daniel M Morgan
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1424-33. 2007
    ..To explore why failure rates vary so much between published reports of sacrospinous ligament fixation to correct pelvic organ prolapse and what the potential sources of heterogeneity may be...
  94. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative nerve stimulation with measurement of urethral sphincter pressure changes during radical retropubic prostatectomy: a feasibility study
    Caleb P Nelson
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 169:2225-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of using intraoperative nerve stimulation and real-time urodynamic monitoring to identify the intrapelvic innervation of the urethral sphincter during radical retropubic prostatectomy...
  95. ncbi request reprint The benign prostatic hyperplasia registry and patient survey: study design, methods and patient baseline characteristics
    Claus G Roehrborn
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas South Western Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    BJU Int 100:813-9. 2007
    ....
  96. doi request reprint Does the combination of an alpha1-adrenergic antagonist with a 5alpha-reductase inhibitor improve urinary symptoms more than either monotherapy?
    John M Hollingsworth
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0604, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:1-6. 2010
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant hormonal therapy and older age are associated with adverse sexual health-related quality-of-life outcome after prostate brachytherapy
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 59:480-4. 2002
    ..We used a validated HRQOL survey to characterize the significance of neoadjuvant hormonal therapy and other baseline factors on postimplantation sexual function and impairment...
  98. ncbi request reprint Shared decision-making strategies for early prostate cancer
    John T Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0330, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:74-8. 2002
    ..We present a unified platform for shared decision-making strategies regarding prostate cancer in clinical practice...
  99. ncbi request reprint Patient education materials about the treatment of early-stage prostate cancer: a critical review
    Angela Fagerlin
    Veterans Administration Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Administration Healthcare System, and Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:721-8. 2004
    ..To ensure that patients make informed medical decisions, patient education materials must communicate treatment risks and benefits...
  100. ncbi request reprint Local anesthesia in transrectal prostate biopsy
    John M Hollingsworth
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 67:1283-4. 2006
    ..The administration of local anesthesia both topical and injectable before transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy is safe and efficacious. We describe our technique and review the relevant published data on this topic...
  101. ncbi request reprint National utilization trends of partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: a case of underutilization?
    Brent K Hollenbeck
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0330, USA
    Urology 67:254-9. 2006
    ..From a quality-of-care perspective, the underuse of partial nephrectomy may represent suboptimal delivery of healthcare...