Joseph A Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome after radical prostatectomy depends on surgical technique but not approach
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 3:179-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: an assessment of its contemporary role in the surgical management of localized prostate cancer
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Am J Surg 188:63S-67S. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The case for open radical cystoprostatectomy and urinary reconstruction
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Endourol 22:2065-7; discussion 2081, 2083. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for low risk carcinoma of the prostate
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN, 37232 2765, USA
    World J Urol 26:443-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: do minimally invasive approaches offer significant advantages?
    Joseph A Smith
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, A 1302 Medical Center N, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8170-5. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of american joint committee on cancer pathological stage T2a versus T2b urothelial carcinoma: analysis of patient outcomes in organ confined bladder cancer
    Kelly J Boudreaux
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 181:540-5; discussion 546. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of transfusion requirements between open and robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Yakup Kordan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    BJU Int 106:1036-40. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer: comparison of short-term biochemical recurrence-free survival
    Daniel A Barocas
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
    J Urol 183:990-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the incidence and location of positive surgical margins in robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and open retropubic radical prostatectomy
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 178:2385-9; discussion 2389-90. 2007
  10. pmc Preoperative nutritional status is an important predictor of survival in patients undergoing surgery for renal cell carcinoma
    Todd M Morgan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37215, USA
    Eur Urol 59:923-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome after radical prostatectomy depends on surgical technique but not approach
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 3:179-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: an assessment of its contemporary role in the surgical management of localized prostate cancer
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Am J Surg 188:63S-67S. 2004
    ..However, the most important outcome measures are tumor control, continence, and sexual potency. The outstanding visibility and precision afforded by the robotic approach may offer advantages in each of these areas...
  3. doi request reprint The case for open radical cystoprostatectomy and urinary reconstruction
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Endourol 22:2065-7; discussion 2081, 2083. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for low risk carcinoma of the prostate
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN, 37232 2765, USA
    World J Urol 26:443-6. 2008
    ..To review the role of radical prostatectomy in the management of patients with low risk carcinoma of the prostate...
  5. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: do minimally invasive approaches offer significant advantages?
    Joseph A Smith
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, A 1302 Medical Center N, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:8170-5. 2005
    ..RALP provides outcomes at least comparable, and, in some measures, superior to open surgery. Refinements of instrumentation may provide even better results in the future...
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of american joint committee on cancer pathological stage T2a versus T2b urothelial carcinoma: analysis of patient outcomes in organ confined bladder cancer
    Kelly J Boudreaux
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 181:540-5; discussion 546. 2009
    ..We determined whether there is a difference in survival parameters in patients with pathological T2a vs T2b urothelial carcinoma of the bladder...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of transfusion requirements between open and robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Yakup Kordan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    BJU Int 106:1036-40. 2010
    ..To determine whether robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) is associated with a lower transfusion rate than radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP)...
  8. doi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer: comparison of short-term biochemical recurrence-free survival
    Daniel A Barocas
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
    J Urol 183:990-6. 2010
    ..We compared biochemical recurrence-free survival of patients who underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy vs robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy in concurrent series at a single institution...
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the incidence and location of positive surgical margins in robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and open retropubic radical prostatectomy
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 178:2385-9; discussion 2389-90. 2007
    ..We evaluated the incidence and location of positive surgical margins in 200 sequential robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and 200 sequential open radical retropubic prostatectomy cases...
  10. pmc Preoperative nutritional status is an important predictor of survival in patients undergoing surgery for renal cell carcinoma
    Todd M Morgan
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37215, USA
    Eur Urol 59:923-8. 2011
    ..The role of malnutrition has not been well studied in patients undergoing surgery for renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  11. doi request reprint What percentage of patients with newly diagnosed carcinoma of the prostate are candidates for surveillance? An analysis of the CaPSURE database
    Daniel A Barocas
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 180:1330-4; discussion 1334-5. 2008
    ..We determined the percentage of men in a large prostate cancer registry who met criteria predictive of latent prostate cancer. We also assessed the percentage of men meeting these criteria who chose surveillance...
  12. doi request reprint Tumor volume as a predictor of adverse pathologic features and biochemical recurrence (BCR) in radical prostatectomy specimens: a tale of two methods
    Ian M Thompson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2525 West End Ave, Suite 600, Nashville, TN, 37203, USA
    World J Urol 29:15-20. 2011
    ..Our aim in this study was to (a) evaluate tumor volume as an independent predictor of adverse pathologic outcomes and BCR and (b) determine the effect of two different methods of tumor volume estimation...
  13. doi request reprint Prostate size as a predictor of Gleason score upgrading in patients with low risk prostate cancer
    Judson D Davies
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Urol 186:2221-7. 2011
    ..We determined whether prostate size predicts Gleason score upgrading in patients with low risk prostate cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint The evidence-based pathway for peri-operative management of open and robotically assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Melissa R Kaufman
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    BJU Int 99:1103-8. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Effect of a large prostate gland on open and robotically assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Robert C Chan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    BJU Int 101:1140-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the outcomes based on gland size between robotically assisted radical prostatectomy (RALP) and open RP (RRP), as larger prostates might increase the difficulty of RP...
  16. doi request reprint ABO blood group is a predictor of survival in patients undergoing surgery for renal cell carcinoma
    Samuel D Kaffenberger
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37215, USA
    BJU Int 110:E641-6. 2012
    ..We found a significant and independent association between ABO blood group and overall survival in patients undergoing surgery for locoregional RCC. Specifically, we identified non-O blood type as a predictor of mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Preoperative hydronephrosis predicts extravesical and node positive disease in patients undergoing cystectomy for bladder cancer
    C J Stimson
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 183:1732-7. 2010
    ..We characterized the prognostic significance of hydronephrosis, and its relationship to cancer stage and outcome. We also evaluated concordance between the side of identifiable hydronephrosis and concomitant pelvic lymph node metastasis...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of positive apical surgical margins on likelihood of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Yakup Kordan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 182:2695-701. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether a positive surgical margin at the apex confers a different likelihood of biochemical recurrence than at other sites...
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of American Joint Committee on Cancer pathologic stage T3a versus T3b urothelial carcinoma: analysis of patient outcomes
    Kelly J Boudreaux
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Cancer 115:770-5. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Urinary collecting system invasion is a predictor for overall and disease-specific survival in locally invasive renal cell carcinoma
    Christopher B Anderson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 78:99-104. 2011
    ..To examine the impact of urinary collecting system invasion (UCSI) on survival in patients with pathologic stage T3 renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Single-center comparison of purely laparoscopic, hand-assisted laparoscopic, and open radical nephrectomy in patients at high anesthetic risk
    D Duane Baldwin
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Endourol 17:161-7. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized prospective evaluation of extended versus limited lymph node dissection in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Travis Clark
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Urol 169:145-7; discussion 147-8. 2003
    ..To assess the value of an extended node dissection in detecting nodal metastasis, we performed a randomized prospective study...
  23. pmc Salvage robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a single institution, 5-year experience
    Samuel D Kaffenberger
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37215, USA
    J Urol 189:507-13. 2013
    ..Data regarding patient selection, complication rates and cancer outcomes are scarce. We report the largest, single institution series to date, to our knowledge, of salvage robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy...
  24. doi request reprint Volume outcomes of cystectomy--is it the surgeon or the setting?
    Todd M Morgan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 188:2139-44. 2012
    ..We studied the relationship between surgeon and hospital volume, and overall mortality after radical cystectomy...
  25. doi request reprint Lymph node yield at radical cystectomy predicts mortality in node-negative and not node-positive patients
    Todd M Morgan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Urology 80:632-40. 2012
    ..Considerable controversy remains regarding the correlation between node count and survival, and most prior analyses have not accounted for both patient and provider factors...
  26. doi request reprint Immediate surgical outcomes for radical prostatectomy in the University HealthSystem Consortium Clinical Data Base: the impact of hospital case volume, hospital size and geographical region on 48,000 patients
    Robert E Mitchell
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    BJU Int 104:1442-5. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of hospital variables on immediate surgical outcomes for patients treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) in academic centres...
  27. ncbi request reprint Positive influence of robotically assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy on the collaborative-care pathway for open radical prostatectomy
    Melissa R Kaufman
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    BJU Int 97:473-5. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of whole mount processing and systematic sampling of radical prostatectomy specimens: pathological outcomes and risk of biochemical recurrence
    Shady Salem
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
    J Urol 184:1334-40. 2010
    ..We compared whole mount and systematic sampling for detecting pathological outcomes, and compared the prognostic value of pathological findings across pathological methods...
  29. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma with renal vein and inferior vena caval involvement: clinicopathological features, surgical techniques and outcomes
    Dipen J Parekh
    Department of Urologic Surgery and Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 173:1897-902. 2005
    ..We present a contemporary review of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in whom renal vein/inferior vena caval thrombus was treated with radical nephrectomy and thrombectomy...
  30. doi request reprint Risk factors for urothelial carcinoma of the prostate in patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy for bladder cancer
    Sanjay G Patel
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37232 5770, USA
    BJU Int 104:934-7. 2009
    ..To examine the risk factors for urothelial carcinoma (UC) involvement of the prostate in patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy (RCP) for bladder cancer, as such involvement has both prognostic and therapeutic implications...
  31. doi request reprint Radical nephrectomy surgical outcomes in the University HealthSystem Consortium Data Base: Impact of hospital case volume, hospital size, and geographic location on 40,000 patients
    Robert E Mitchell
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Cancer 115:2447-52. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the impact of radical nephrectomy case volume, hospital size, and geographic region on immediate surgical outcomes for patients undergoing radical nephrectomy in academic centers across the country...
  32. ncbi request reprint Urethral recurrence in patients following orthotopic urinary diversion
    J Matthew Hassan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 172:1338-41. 2004
    ..We present our experience with urethral recurrence of transitional cell carcinoma following cystectomy and orthotopic urinary diversion in a contemporary series...
  33. ncbi request reprint Tumour volume is an independent predictor of prostate-specific antigen recurrence in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer
    Bradford A Nelson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    BJU Int 97:1169-72. 2006
    ..In a large series of patients they found that residual tumour after initial resection was commoner than might be expected, and that the second resection indicated the way to earlier radical treatment and a better prognosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Complications of contemporary radical nephrectomy: comparison of open vs. laparoscopic approach
    Matthew D Shuford
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:121-6. 2004
    ..The low rate of complications combined with the advantages of laparoscopic surgery favor a laparoscopic approach for the majority of patients with stage T1 and T2 tumors...
  35. pmc Association of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, prostate specific antigen and prostate volume
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 1738, USA
    J Urol 181:2064-70. 2009
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Voiding function in women with orthotopic neobladder urinary diversion
    Christopher B Anderson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 188:200-4. 2012
    ..We examine the prevalence of postoperative voiding complications in women who underwent orthotopic neobladder diversion...
  37. doi request reprint National trends in the use of partial nephrectomy: a rising tide that has not lifted all boats
    Sanjay G Patel
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203, USA
    J Urol 187:816-21. 2012
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Early and late perioperative outcomes following radical cystectomy: 90-day readmissions, morbidity and mortality in a contemporary series
    C J Stimson
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 184:1296-300. 2010
    ..We analyzed the predictors of early (30 days or less), late (31 to 90 days) and cumulative 90-day hospital readmissions, as well as morbidity and mortality rates...
  39. ncbi request reprint Second prize: frequency of benign renal cortical tumors and histologic subtypes based on size in a contemporary series: what to tell our patients
    Lee R Schachter
    Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 0001, USA
    J Endourol 21:819-23. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine the incidence of the various histologic subtypes of renal cortical tumors according to size in a contemporary series of surgically treated patients...
  40. doi request reprint Outcomes of patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy for bladder cancer with prostatic involvement on final pathology
    Daniel A Barocas
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN 37232 5770, USA
    BJU Int 104:1091-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of prostatic urothelial carcinoma (PUC) on survival of patients with bladder cancer undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy (RCP)...
  41. doi request reprint Determining factors for hospital discharge status after radical cystectomy in a large contemporary cohort
    Monty A Aghazadeh
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
    J Urol 185:85-9. 2011
    ..We describe hospital discharge status in patients after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. We determined factors affecting discharge status...
  42. pmc Effect of preoperative nutritional deficiency on mortality after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Justin R Gregg
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 185:90-6. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect of preoperative nutritional deficiency on perioperative mortality and overall survival in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer...
  43. doi request reprint Pathological stage T2 subgroups to predict biochemical recurrence after prostatectomy
    Yakup Kordan
    Department of Urologic Surgery and Biostatistics SP, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 182:2291-5. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether the 2002 TNM substages of pathological T2 prostate cancer predict intermediate term biochemical recurrence-free survival...
  44. ncbi request reprint Analysis of early complications after radical cystectomy: results of a collaborative care pathway
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery and Patient Care Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 167:2012-6. 2002
    ..We examined our recent series of patients who underwent radical cystectomy to determine and analyze the early perioperative morbidity of the procedure in a contemporary series treated with the guidance of a clinical pathway...
  45. ncbi request reprint Causes of increased length of stay following radical cystectomy
    Roxelyn G Baumgartner
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Urol Nurs 22:319-23, 339. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life in patients treated with radical cystectomy and urinary diversion for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder: development and validation of a new disease specific questionnaire
    Michael S Cookson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, VU Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 170:1926-30. 2003
    ..We report the results of a new questionnaire designed specifically to measure HRQOL in these patients...
  47. doi request reprint Ureteroenteric anastomotic strictures after radical cystectomy-does operative approach matter?
    Christopher B Anderson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 189:541-7. 2013
    ..We examined the benign ureteroenteric anastomotic stricture rates of open and robot-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy...
  48. doi request reprint Recovery of urinary function after radical prostatectomy: identification of trajectory cluster groups
    Christopher B Anderson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 187:1346-51. 2012
    ..Using trajectory clustering analysis we identified predictors of post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence recovery in unique patient groups...
  49. doi request reprint Tumour size, tumour complexity, and surgical approach are associated with nephrectomy type in small renal cortical tumours treated electively
    Gregory J Broughton
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BJU Int 109:1607-13. 2012
    ..e. solitary kidney, bilateral renal masses, and multifocal tumours) or have used maximal tumour diameter (i.e. tumour size) alone in their assessment of the clinical variables associated with PN use...
  50. pmc Prognostic factors in T3b renal cell carcinoma
    Benjamin J Coons
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN, 37232 2765, USA
    World J Urol 27:75-9. 2009
    ..We reviewed our patients with pathologic T3b renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to determine which factors influenced survival in this high risk patient group...
  51. ncbi request reprint Delaying radical cystectomy for muscle invasive bladder cancer results in worse pathological stage
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 170:1085-7. 2003
    ..We determined whether the interval between diagnosis of muscle invasion and definitive radical cystectomy influenced pathological staging outcome...
  52. pmc Waiting time from initial urological consultation to nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma--does it affect survival?
    Andrew A Stec
    Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 179:2152-7. 2008
    ..We report survival and recurrence outcomes in all patients undergoing radical or partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, as related to surgical waiting time...
  53. ncbi request reprint Complications of radical cystectomy for nonmuscle invasive disease: comparison with muscle invasive disease
    Michael S Cookson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Urol 169:101-4. 2003
    ..We assessed the early complications of radical cystectomy among patients with nonmuscle invasive compared to those with muscle invasive disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of procedure volume with radical cystectomy outcomes in a nationwide database
    Christopher E Barbieri
    Department of Urologic Surgery and Center for Clinical Improvement, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 178:1418-21; discussion 1421-2. 2007
    ..We examined the hospital characteristics associated with outcomes after radical cystectomy in a cohort study using results from a single, high volume academic institution as well as a nationwide data set of academic institutions...
  55. pmc The associations between statin use and prostate cancer screening, prostate size, high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN), and prostate cancer
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2525 West End Ave 6th Floor, Suite 600, Nashville, TN 37203 1738, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:417-26. 2011
    ..We also describe the association between statin use and prostate cancer and high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) before and after controlling for prostate cancer screening indices associated with statin use...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of length of hospital stay between radical retropubic prostatectomy and robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Bradford Nelson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 177:929-31. 2007
    ..We examined differences in length of stay between a prospectively evaluated cohort of patients who underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy and robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy...
  57. doi request reprint Predicting the probability of 90-day survival of elderly patients with bladder cancer treated with radical cystectomy
    Todd M Morgan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37215, USA
    J Urol 186:829-34. 2011
    ..We sought to better identify patients at substantial risk for postoperative mortality...
  58. pmc The relationship between perioperative blood transfusion and overall mortality in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer
    Todd M Morgan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:871-7. 2013
    ..Yet, the urologic literature has a paucity of data addressing this topic. We sought to evaluate whether PBT affects overall survival following radical cystectomy (RC) for patients with bladder cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint Incidence and location of prostate and urothelial carcinoma in prostates from cystoprostatectomies: implications for possible apical sparing surgery
    Monica P Revelo
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 171:646-51. 2004
    ..In this study the pathological features of Pca and Uca, and the frequency of apical involvement were investigated in prostates from cystoprostatectomy specimens...
  60. ncbi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus retropubic radical prostatectomy: a prospective assessment of postoperative pain
    Todd M Webster
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 174:912-4; discussion 914. 2005
    ..We compared perioperative narcotic use and patient reported pain in a prospective patient series...
  61. ncbi request reprint Preservation of the anterior vaginal wall during female radical cystectomy with orthotopic urinary diversion: technique and results
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 168:1442-5. 2002
    ..We examined our technique of vaginal wall preservation during female radical cystectomy and orthotopic neobladder construction...
  62. doi request reprint Open renal biopsy: comorbidities and complications in a contemporary series
    Andrew A Stec
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    BJU Int 106:102-6. 2010
    ..Therapy (case series) Level of Evidence 4...
  63. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative blood loss and transfusion requirements for robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Scott B Farnham
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 67:360-3. 2006
    ..To compare intraoperative blood loss, perioperative hematocrit, and transfusion requirements in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) versus robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) by a single surgeon...
  64. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in patients with pathological carcinoma in situ only disease at radical cystectomy
    J Matthew Hassan
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 172:882-4. 2004
    ..We present our experience with patients who have only transitional cell carcinoma in situ of the bladder (pCIS-only) on final pathological examination after radical cystectomy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Adverse prognostic significance of capsular incision with radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Matthew D Shuford
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 172:119-23. 2004
    ..The prognostic significance of capsular incision (CPI) at radical retropubic prostatectomy remains to be defined. To evaluate this we compared prostate specific antigen recurrence for with CPI to that with established pathological groups...
  66. doi request reprint Urinary diversion trends at a high volume, single American tertiary care center
    William T Lowrance
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 182:2369-74. 2009
    ..We analyzed patient characteristics and practice patterns at our institution with time, and identified current patterns and factors contributing to the choice of urinary diversion...
  67. ncbi request reprint Safely reducing length of stay after open radical retropubic prostatectomy under the guidance of a clinical care pathway
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Cancer 104:747-51. 2005
    ..In the current study, the authors evaluated the safety and efficacy of a pathway transitioning from a 3-day to a 2-day LOS...
  68. ncbi request reprint Beneficial impact of a clinical care pathway in patients with testicular cancer undergoing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 168:87-92. 2002
    ..Since 1997, we have used a clinical collaborative care pathway for patients undergoing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. We examined its impact on perioperative care and outcome...
  69. ncbi request reprint The free/total prostate-specific antigen ratio (%fPSA) is the best predictor of tumor involvement in the radical prostatectomy specimen among men with an elevated PSA
    David J Grossklaus
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Urol Oncol 7:195-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the use of %fPSA to predict CaP pathology including percent of tumor involvement in the radical prostatectomy (RP) specimen...
  70. pmc Chemokine markers predict biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer following prostatectomy
    David L Blum
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:7790-7. 2008
    ..Inflammation has emerged as a mediator of prostate cancer metastatic progression. We hypothesized that chemokines can be biomarkers for distinguishing patients with high risk for biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer...
  71. doi request reprint Contemporary open radical cystectomy: analysis of perioperative outcomes
    William T Lowrance
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 179:1313-8; discussion 1318. 2008
    ..We reviewed our contemporary radical cystectomy series to evaluate perioperative outcome measures which could be affected by surgical approach for the purpose of establishing contemporary benchmarks for future comparisons...
  72. ncbi request reprint Assessing retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy experience in United States urological residency programs
    William T Lowrance
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 178:500-3; discussion 503. 2007
    ..Surgical experience is important for the mastery of operative procedures. We evaluated the current United States urological surgical resident training in performing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prostate volume modifies the association between obesity and prostate cancer or high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
    Jay H Fowke
    Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:375-84. 2007
    ..01). In conclusion, prostate volume acts as a modifier, and BMI and WHR are significantly associated with prostate cancer or PIN, respectively, in the absence of biopsy sampling error derived from obesity-related prostate enlargement...
  74. ncbi request reprint Causes of increased hospital stay after radical cystectomy in a clinical pathway setting
    Sam S Chang
    Departments of Urologic Surgery and Patient Care Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 167:208-11. 2002
    ..Our institution targets postoperative days 6 to 8 for discharge home after radical cystectomy. We examined this population to determine the causes of increased hospital stay and risk factors that may predict prolonged hospitalization...
  75. ncbi request reprint Pathological parameters of radical prostatectomy for clinical stages T1c versus T2 prostate adenocarcinoma: decreased pathological stage and increased detection of transition zone tumors
    Gregory S Jack
    Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt Prostate Cancer Center and Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 168:519-24. 2002
    ..The percent of stage T1c disease represented a stable majority of patients undergoing treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer...
  76. ncbi request reprint Benefit of radical cystectomy in the elderly patient with significant co-morbidities
    Scott B Farnham
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:178-81. 2004
    ..Reluctance to offer timely, aggressive local therapy may compromise ultimate survival, even amongst high operative risk, elderly patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Society of Urologic Oncology position statement: redefining the management of hormone-refractory prostate carcinoma
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Cancer 103:11-21. 2005
    ..Although significant progress has been made in understanding and treating hormone-refractory prostate carcinoma, earlier interventions would be ideal and better therapeutic approaches to prolong survival are necessary...
  78. ncbi request reprint Performance-enhancing supplement use in patients with testicular cancer
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 66:242-5. 2005
    ..To identify supplement use among patients diagnosed with testicular cancer. The incidence of testicular cancer has increased, as has supplement use, including those designed specifically for exercise performance enhancement...
  79. ncbi request reprint Predicting blood loss and transfusion requirements during radical prostatectomy: the significant negative impact of increasing body mass index
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 171:1861-5. 2004
    ..We assessed recent blood loss and transfusion requirements in contemporary patients undergoing RRP and examined the possible predictive impact of preoperative variables...
  80. ncbi request reprint Metastatic testicular seminoma to the prostate
    Scott B Farnham
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 66:195. 2005
    ..The patient was disease free at last follow-up 4 years after surgery...
  81. ncbi request reprint Ileal conduit urinary diversion in patients with previous history of abdominal/pelvic irradiation
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    World J Urol 22:272-6. 2004
    ..In addition, these data imply that a prior history of abdominal and/or pelvic radiation should not serve as the sole determining factor in the selection of bowel segment utilized during urinary diversion...
  82. ncbi request reprint Assessing urinary diversion experience in urologic residency programs-are we adequately training the next generation?
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 176:691-3. 2006
    ..Accordingly, resident training should provide the framework for mastery of complex operations. We evaluated the current urological residency experience in performing adult urinary diversion...
  83. ncbi request reprint Sperm banking: use and outcomes in patients treated for testicular cancer
    Christopher R Girasole
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BJU Int 99:33-6. 2007
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  84. ncbi request reprint Toxicity following high-dose salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy
    Charlie Jung
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    BJU Int 99:529-33. 2007
    ..To assess gastrointestinal (GI) and genitourinary (GU) toxicity in patients treated with salvage radiotherapy (SRT) at doses of 70.2 Gy after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life assessment after radical cystectomy: comparison of ileal conduit with continent orthotopic neobladder
    Sajal C Dutta
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 168:164-7. 2002
    ..Therefore, we compared health related quality of life in patients who underwent neobladder versus ileal conduit creation using validated questionnaires...
  86. ncbi request reprint Increased body mass index predicts increased blood loss during radical cystectomy
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery and Patient Care Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    J Urol 171:1077-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the impact of body mass index (BMI), an objective measure of obesity, on operative and perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing radical cystectomy...
  87. ncbi request reprint Routine postoperative intensive care monitoring is not necessary after radical cystectomy
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surger, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Urol 167:1321-4. 2002
    ..We examined the postoperative care of these patients since the institution of a clinical care pathway with special attention to the need for intensive care unit admission...
  88. ncbi request reprint Orthotopic neobladder following radical cystectomy in patients with high perioperative risk and co-morbid medical conditions
    Dipen J Parekh
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 168:2454-6. 2002
    ..Nonetheless, these patients often prefer orthotopic neobladder reconstruction to avoid an abdominal stoma. We performed a retrospective study to determine perioperative morbidity in this group of patients...
  89. ncbi request reprint Editorial: sexual function after radical prostatectomy
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 169:1465. 2003
  90. ncbi request reprint Decreasing blood loss in patients treated with radical cystectomy: a prospective randomizes trial using a new stapling device
    Sam S Chang
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Urol 169:951-4. 2003
    ..We investigated the potential decrease in blood loss and/or in transfusion requirement using a new stapling device compared with the traditional suture ligation technique...
  91. ncbi request reprint Whitmoreisms: memorable quotes from Willet F. Whitmore, Jr, M.D
    James E Montie
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Urology 63:207-9. 2004
  92. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy: what are the real advantages?
    S Duke Herrell
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, A 1302 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2765, USA
    BJU Int 95:3-4. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint Multi-institutional study of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in prostate cancer patients undergoing laparoscopic or robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Fernando P Secin
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Urology, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Urol 53:134-45. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine the incidence of symptomatic DVT and PE and the risk factors for these complications...
  94. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and efficacy of genitofemoral nerve grafts with radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Bradford A Nelson
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2765, USA
    Urology 67:789-92. 2006
    ..To review our experience with genitofemoral nerve grafting after radical prostatectomy, to determine both morbidity and efficacy...
  95. ncbi request reprint Mucus production after transposition of intestinal segments into the urinary tract
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 174:1860-1. 2005
  96. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic cystoprostatectomy and urinary diversion
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 174:1859-60. 2005
  97. ncbi request reprint Urethral recurrence after cystoprostatectomy: implications for urinary diversion and monitoring
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 174:971. 2005
  98. ncbi request reprint Neobladder-vaginal fistula after cystectomy and orthotopic neobladder construction
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 174:970-1. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Urinary conduit formation using retubularized bowel from continent urinary diversion or intestinal augmentations: I. A multi-institutional experience
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 173:2034. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Early and late treatment-related morbidity following radical cystectomy
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 173:2033-4. 2005
  101. ncbi request reprint A three-centre experience of orthotopic neobladder reconstruction after radical cystectomy: initial results
    Joseph A Smith
    J Urol 174:970. 2005