ROBERT S contact KROUSE

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from a collaborative meeting to construct a palliative care protocol
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S60-1. 2007
  2. pmc Deficient expression of DNA repair enzymes in early progression to sporadic colon cancer
    Alexander Facista
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Heath Care System, Mail Stop 0 151, 3601 S, 6th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Genome Integr 3:3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of health-related quality of life for male veterans with and without intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2054-66. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The VA Ostomy Health-Related Quality of Life Study: objectives, methods, and patient sample
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:781-91. 2006
  5. pmc The international conference on malignant bowel obstruction: a meeting of the minds to advance palliative care research
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S1-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of a systematic approach to malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Dept Surgery, VAMC, Surgical Care Line, 2 112, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:116-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Coping and acceptance: the greatest challenge for veterans with intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Psychosom Res 66:227-33. 2009
  8. pmc Nuclear morphometry identifies a distinct aggressive cellular phenotype in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Evan S Glazer
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1770-7. 2011
  9. pmc Health-related quality of life among long-term rectal cancer survivors with an ostomy: manifestations by sex
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4664-70. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Overall quality of life and difficulty paying for ostomy supplies in the Veterans Affairs ostomy health-related quality of life study: an exploratory analysis
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Med Care 45:891-5. 2007

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned from a collaborative meeting to construct a palliative care protocol
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S60-1. 2007
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  2. pmc Deficient expression of DNA repair enzymes in early progression to sporadic colon cancer
    Alexander Facista
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Heath Care System, Mail Stop 0 151, 3601 S, 6th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Genome Integr 3:3. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of health-related quality of life for male veterans with and without intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2054-66. 2007
    ..Intestinal stomas have a major impact on Cases' lives. It is essential to better understand the areas in which interventions may help to minimize the negative consequences...
  4. ncbi request reprint The VA Ostomy Health-Related Quality of Life Study: objectives, methods, and patient sample
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:781-91. 2006
    ..To present the design and methods of a multisite study of health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in veterans living with ostomies...
  5. pmc The international conference on malignant bowel obstruction: a meeting of the minds to advance palliative care research
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S1-6. 2007
    ..Consensus on methodological approaches was attained through vigorous debate. Using the conference-developed MBO model to implement trials will advance palliative care research...
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of a systematic approach to malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Dept Surgery, VAMC, Surgical Care Line, 2 112, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:116-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Coping and acceptance: the greatest challenge for veterans with intestinal stomas
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Psychosom Res 66:227-33. 2009
    ..Intestinal stomas (ostomies) create challenges for veterans. The goal of this qualitative analysis was to understand better patients' perspectives regarding their greatest challenge...
  8. pmc Nuclear morphometry identifies a distinct aggressive cellular phenotype in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Evan S Glazer
    Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1770-7. 2011
    ..0004). In most patients, karyometry differentiated between aggressive and nonaggressive cSCC. We found that classification scores, which provide information on individual lesions, could be used for risk stratification...
  9. pmc Health-related quality of life among long-term rectal cancer survivors with an ostomy: manifestations by sex
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:4664-70. 2009
    ..Specifying common challenges and sociodemographic or clinical differences will further the development of tailored interventions to improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Overall quality of life and difficulty paying for ostomy supplies in the Veterans Affairs ostomy health-related quality of life study: an exploratory analysis
    Stephen Joel Coons
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Med Care 45:891-5. 2007
    ..To explore whether there was a significant relationship between difficulty paying for ostomy supplies and overall quality of life among a sample of ostomates receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...
  11. pmc The health-related quality of life in long-term colorectal cancer survivors study: objectives, methods and patient sample
    M Jane Mohler
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:2059-70. 2008
    ..In addition, details are provided regarding the study sample and the psychometric properties of the quantitative data collection measures used. Subsequent manuscripts will present the study findings...
  12. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Genral Surgery Section, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:479-90. 2004
    ..Surgical options can be helpful in the setting of MBO as long as reasonable goals and realistic outcomes are clear...
  13. ncbi request reprint Portomesenteric reconstruction during Whipple procedures: review and report of a case
    Luis R Leon
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, University of Arizona Health Science Center Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:537-46. 2007
    ..The authors herein report the details of a patient's case and also review the currently available methods for PVR and reconstruction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Advances in palliative surgery for cancer patients
    Robert S Krouse
    General Surgery Section, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, Arizona 85723, USA
    J Support Oncol 2:80-7. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical palliation of bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 35:143-51. 2006
    ..In addition, a randomized prospective trial comparing treatments based on the clinical scenario could help practitioners who care for patients with this condition...
  16. pmc Exploring household income as a predictor of psychological well-being among long-term colorectal cancer survivors
    J Jason Lundy
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, P O Box 210202, Tucson, AZ, 85721 0202, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:157-61. 2009
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine the unique contribution of household income to the variance explained in psychological well-being (PWB) among a sample of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors...
  17. ncbi request reprint An evolving strategy for surgical care
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and the Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:149-55. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer presenting as upper-GI bleeding
    Brett Thorpe
    Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 63:343-5. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations and barriers to research in surgical palliative care
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Veteran s Affairs Health Care System and the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:469-74. 2003
  20. pmc Progression of skin lesions from normal skin to squamous cell carcinoma
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 31:17-25. 2009
    ..To assess the changes in the nuclear chromatin pattern concomitant with progressive sun damage in skin biopsies ranging from sun-exposed, normal-appearing skin to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sexual health and quality of life among male veterans with intestinal ostomies
    Michelle R Symms
    Indiana University, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 22:30-40. 2008
    ..We examined quantitative and qualitative data to examine sexual functioning, intimate relationships, and health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) among military veterans who are living with an intestinal stoma...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities play a larger role in predicting health-related quality of life compared to having an ostomy
    Sushma Jain
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Surg 194:774-9; discussion 779. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests an ostomy worsens health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), but comorbidities also can affect HR-QOL...
  23. ncbi request reprint Demographic, clinical, and quality of life variables related to embarrassment in veterans living with an intestinal stoma
    Kimberly A Mitchell
    School of Nursing, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:524-32. 2007
    ..The study aims were to identify demographic, clinical, and quality of life variables related to embarrassment for people living with ostomies and to determine the experiences and/or feelings of veterans who were embarrassed by their ostomy...
  24. pmc Evaluation of quality of life (QOL) in pancreaticoduodenectomy survivors
    Robert S Krouse
    Ann Surg 235:310-1. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical palliative care for surgeons: part 2
    K Francis Lee
    Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:477-91. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Palliative care research: issues and opportunities
    Robert S Krouse
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:337-9. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical research for surgeons in palliative care: challenges and opportunities
    Alexandra M Easson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 196:141-51. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Decision making in palliative surgery
    Laurence E McCahill
    J Am Coll Surg 195:411-22; discussion 422-3. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical palliative care for surgeons: part 1
    K Francis Lee
    Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:303-19. 2004
  30. pmc Prospective integration of cultural consideration in biomedical research for patients with advanced cancer: recommendations from an international conference on malignant bowel obstruction in palliative care
    Iris Cohen Fineberg
    International Observatory on End of Life Care, Institute of Health Research, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S28-39. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in research to improve the management of malignant bowel obstruction: challenges and recommendations
    Alice Laneader
    Research Compliance and Quality Improvement, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10104, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S20-7. 2007
    ..For each, we outline salient issues and suggest recommendations for enhancing the ethics of MBO studies, including interventional trials...
  32. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in randomized prospective trials in palliative care
    Richard A Mularski
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S7-S19. 2007
    ..As other fields have developed and refined methodological approaches that address their particular research needs, palliative care researchers must do the same to answer important clinical questions in rigorous and credible ways...
  33. ncbi request reprint Report of the clinical protocol committee: development of randomized trials for malignant bowel obstruction
    Thomas Anthony
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, and Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75390 9155, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S49-59. 2007
    ..The small intestinal trial is designed to compare surgical intervention versus best medical care, whereas the colonic trial seeks to compare surgery with endoscopically-placed intraluminal stents coupled with best medical care...
  34. ncbi request reprint When the sun can set on an unoperated bowel obstruction: management of malignant bowel obstruction
    Robert S Krouse
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona and the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson 85723, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:117-28. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint The greatest challenges reported by long-term colorectal cancer survivors with stomas
    Carmit K McMullen
    Center for Health Research, Northwest Hawaii Southeast, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:175-82. 2008
    ..The challenges reported by study participants should inform the design, testing and integration of targeted education, early interventions, and ongoing support services for colorectal cancer patients with ostomies...
  36. ncbi request reprint Terminal care in head and neck cancer patients: a framework for medical decision making
    A Reed Thompson
    Departments of Geriatrics and Otolaryngology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Slot 748, 4301 W Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:837-41. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Palliation as a core surgical principle: part 1
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:149-60. 2004
  38. pmc Implementing palliative care studies
    Giles F Whalen
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S40-8. 2007
    ..In this respect, randomized trials in palliative care are no different than in other fields...

Research Grants1

  1. International Conference on Malignant Bowel Obstruction
    Robert Krouse; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Using MBO as a model, a consensus will be attained for methodological approaches and the implementation of palliative care research. ..