Ofer Yossepowitch

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for clinically localized, high risk prostate cancer: critical analysis of risk assessment methods
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 178:493-9; discussion 499. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Positive surgical margins in soft tissue following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer and cancer specific survival
    Zohar A Dotan
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 178:2308-12; discussion 2313. 2007
  3. pmc Secondary therapy, metastatic progression, and cancer-specific mortality in men with clinically high-risk prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Surgery, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Urol 53:950-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint This paper evaluates the natural history of prostate cancer in heterogeneous cohort of men treated with HT
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Surgery Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Urol 52:453. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Advanced but not localized prostate cancer is associated with increased oxidative stress
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Urol 178:1238-43; discussion 1243-4. 2007
  6. pmc Risk score and metastasectomy independently impact prognosis of patients with recurrent renal cell carcinoma
    Scott E Eggener
    Department of Urology and Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 180:873-8; discussion 878. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma in a bladder diverticulum: presentation and treatment outcome
    Dragan Golijanin
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Urol 170:1761-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of vesicoureteral reflux in patients with self-retaining ureteral stents: implications for upper urinary tract instillation
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Urol 173:890-3. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin instillations in steroid treated and immunocompromised patients
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 176:482-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy shortly after prostate biopsy does not affect operative difficulty or efficacy
    Scott E Eggener
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 69:1128-33. 2007

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for clinically localized, high risk prostate cancer: critical analysis of risk assessment methods
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 178:493-9; discussion 499. 2007
    ..Of patients undergoing radical prostatectomy we identified those at high risk based on 8 previously described definitions. We examined pathological characteristics and prostate specific antigen outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Positive surgical margins in soft tissue following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer and cancer specific survival
    Zohar A Dotan
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 178:2308-12; discussion 2313. 2007
    ..We evaluated risk factors for positive soft tissue surgical margins and the impact of soft tissue surgical margins on metastatic progression and disease specific survival in patients treated with radical cystectomy for bladder cancer...
  3. pmc Secondary therapy, metastatic progression, and cancer-specific mortality in men with clinically high-risk prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Surgery, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Urol 53:950-9. 2008
    ..We assessed how accurately these definitions identify patients likely to receive secondary cancer therapy, experience metastatic progression, or die of prostate cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint This paper evaluates the natural history of prostate cancer in heterogeneous cohort of men treated with HT
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Surgery Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Urol 52:453. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Advanced but not localized prostate cancer is associated with increased oxidative stress
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Urol 178:1238-43; discussion 1243-4. 2007
    ..We investigated associations between indexes of oxidative stress with localized and advanced prostate cancer. Specifically we assessed the susceptibility of serum lipids to copper induced peroxidation (oxidizability)...
  6. pmc Risk score and metastasectomy independently impact prognosis of patients with recurrent renal cell carcinoma
    Scott E Eggener
    Department of Urology and Division of Solid Tumor Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 180:873-8; discussion 878. 2008
    ..We evaluated the prognostic roles of metastasectomy and an established risk stratification system in patients with disease recurrence following nephrectomy for nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Carcinoma in a bladder diverticulum: presentation and treatment outcome
    Dragan Golijanin
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Urol 170:1761-4. 2003
    ..In this retrospective review we characterize the outcomes of patients treated for transitional cell carcinoma in a bladder diverticulum...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of vesicoureteral reflux in patients with self-retaining ureteral stents: implications for upper urinary tract instillation
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Urol 173:890-3. 2005
    ..New York, New York) as a measure of efficacy for intravesical adjuvant treatment of the ureter and renal collecting system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin instillations in steroid treated and immunocompromised patients
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 176:482-5. 2006
    ..We assessed the safety and efficacy of intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin instillations in steroid treated and immunocompromised patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy shortly after prostate biopsy does not affect operative difficulty or efficacy
    Scott E Eggener
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 69:1128-33. 2007
    ..Many urologists recommend an interval of at least 4 to 6 weeks between prostate biopsy and RP...
  11. doi request reprint Radiation therapy for prostate cancer increases the risk of subsequent rectal cancer
    David Margel
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Ann Surg 254:947-50. 2011
    ..To assess whether radiation therapy for prostate cancer (PCa) increases the risk of metachronous rectal cancer (RCa) and compare outcomes of RCa after radiation therapy and surgery...
  12. pmc Positive surgical margins at partial nephrectomy: predictors and oncological outcomes
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 179:2158-63. 2008
    ..We combine data from 2 tertiary care intuitions, and report predictors of positive surgical margins and long-term oncological outcomes for patients with positive surgical margins...
  13. pmc Effect of baseline glomerular filtration rate on survival in patients undergoing partial or radical nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors
    Joseph A Pettus
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital, Medical Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1101-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of baseline renal function and comorbidity index on survival in patients with renal tumors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tumor location does not affect long-term renal function after partial nephrectomy
    Joseph A Pettus
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 69:1059-63. 2007
    ..To study the effect of central tumor location on the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) after partial nephrectomy for renal cortical tumor...
  15. doi request reprint Resection of ureteral orifice during transurethral resection of bladder tumor: functional and oncologic implications
    Roy Mano
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Urol 188:2129-33. 2012
    ..We assessed the risk of upper urinary tract obstruction and tumor recurrence following ureteral orifice resection during transurethral resection of bladder tumor...
  16. doi request reprint Relationship of prostate-specific antigen velocity to histologic findings in a prostate cancer screening program
    Scott E Eggener
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Urology 71:1016-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the relationship of PSAV to histologic findings on biopsy and assessed whether PSAV provides independent predictive information...
  17. ncbi request reprint Distribution of nodal metastases after chemotherapy in nonseminomatous testis cancer: a possible indication for limited dissection
    Yaron Ehrlich
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    BJU Int 97:1221-4. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Prediagnosis prostate specific antigen velocity is associated with risk of prostate cancer progression following brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy
    Scott E Eggener
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 176:1399-403. 2006
    ..We evaluated the relationship between prediagnosis prostate specific antigen velocity and cancer progression following primary radiation therapy...
  19. pmc The natural history of noncastrate metastatic prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Eur Urol 51:940-7; discussion 947-8. 2007
    ..To characterise the natural history of metastatic prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy (RP) in patients followed expectantly for rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA) (noncastrate metastases)...
  20. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, 49726, Israel
    World J Urol 26:219-24. 2008
    ..Despite ongoing refinements in surgical technique and improvements in morbidity and functional outcomes, the tradition of steering high-risk patients away from radical prostatectomy (RP) remains steadfast...
  21. pmc Low risk prostate cancer in men under age 65: the case for definitive treatment
    Thomas L Jang
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Urol Oncol 25:510-4. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Orthotopic urinary diversion after cystectomy for bladder cancer: implications for cancer control and patterns of disease recurrence
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Urol 169:177-81. 2003
    ..The impact of orthotopic urinary diversion on the quality of cystectomy and ensuing cancer control has not been adequately studied. We analyzed our experience with this clinical problem...
  23. ncbi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma recurrence after nephrectomy for localized disease: predicting survival from time of recurrence
    Scott E Eggener
    Genitourinary Oncology Service, Division of Solid Tumor Oncology and Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 353 E 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:3101-6. 2006
    ..Prognostic factors for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) are well established. However, the risk profile is unknown for patients with recurrent RCC after a nephrectomy for localized disease...
  24. doi request reprint Defining high-risk prostate cancer
    Hanan Goldberg
    The Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Curr Opin Urol 23:337-41. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the contemporary definitions of high-risk prostate cancer and their clinical utility...
  25. ncbi request reprint Transitional cell carcinoma in a fused crossed ectopic kidney
    Uri Gur
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Urology 62:748. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Temporary renal ischemia during nephron sparing surgery is associated with short-term but not long-term impairment in renal function
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 176:1339-43; discussion 1343. 2006
    ..To provide data with which warm renal ischemia can be compared we analyzed short-term and long-term changes in the glomerular filtration rate after temporary cold renal ischemia...
  27. doi request reprint A novel algorithm to improve pathologic stage prediction of clinically organ-confined muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    David Margel
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Cancer 115:1459-64. 2009
    ..An algorithm was created to predict pathologic stage in patients with clinically organ-confined muscle-invasive bladder cancer...
  28. doi request reprint Orthotopic neobladder vs. ileal conduit urinary diversion: A long-term quality-of-life comparison
    Hanan Goldberg
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, 39 Jabotinsky St, Petach Tiqva, 49100, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 34:121.e1-7. 2016
    ..We sought to compare the long-term health-related quality-of-life outcomes between patients with orthotopic neobladder and ileal conduit diversion (ICD)...
  29. doi request reprint Low-dose oral desmopressin for treatment of nocturia and nocturnal enuresis in patients after radical cystectomy and orthotopic urinary diversion
    Hanan Goldberg
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    BJU Int 114:727-32. 2014
    ..To assess the effect of oral desmopressin on nocturia and nocturnal enuresis in patients after orthotopic neobladder reconstruction...
  30. doi request reprint Presence of detrusor muscle in bladder tumor specimens--predictors and effect on outcome as a measure of resection quality
    Ohad Shoshany
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Urol Oncol 32:40.e17-22. 2014
    ..To identify predictors of the absence of detrusor muscle in bladder tumor specimens and analyze its effect on clinical outcome as an indicator of resection quality...
  31. doi request reprint Urinary tract infections in patients with orthotopic neobladder
    Roy Mano
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:50.e9-14. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the incidence, associated pathogens, and predictors of symptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients with an orthotopic neobladder...
  32. doi request reprint Stress proteins and cytokines are urinary biomarkers for diagnosis and staging of bladder cancer
    David Margel
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Urol 59:113-9. 2011
    ..Cancer often involves inflammatory processes. We hypothesized that immune mediators in urine may serve as biomarkers for bladder cancer (BCa)...
  33. doi request reprint Testicular prostheses for testis cancer survivors: patient perspectives and predictors of long-term satisfaction
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva, Israel
    J Urol 186:2249-52. 2011
    ..We assessed the perspectives of patients with testicular cancer on the placement of a prosthesis at orchiectomy and identified predictors of long-term satisfaction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors in prostate cancer: implications for decision making
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Invest 21:465-80. 2003
  35. doi request reprint Positive surgical margins after radical prostatectomy: a systematic review and contemporary update
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Electronic address
    Eur Urol 65:303-13. 2014
    ..The clinical significance of positive surgical margins (PSMs) in radical prostatectomy (RP) specimens and the management of affected patients remain unclear...
  36. doi request reprint An ileal conduit--who takes care of the stoma?
    Raanan Tal
    Department of Urology, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    J Urol 187:1707-12. 2012
    ..Urostomy care requires manual skills and emotional adaptation. We identified predictors of self-stomal care and their impact on quality of life after urostomy creation in patients with an ileal conduit...
  37. ncbi request reprint Deleted-in-colon-cancer protein expression in patients with adenocarcinoma of the urinary tract and a history of colorectal cancer
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institutes of Urology and Pathology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Urology 64:1133-8. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Bladder neck involvement in pathological stage pT4 radical prostatectomy specimens is not an independent prognostic factor
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology and Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 168:2011-5. 2002
    ..We studied our cohort of patients with stage pT4 disease and bladder neck invasion to clarify the true clinical behavior and prognostic significance of bladder neck invasion in radical prostatectomy specimens...
  39. ncbi request reprint Role of organ-sparing surgery in germ cell tumors of the testis
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Urology 63:421-7. 2004
  40. doi request reprint Persistent vesicourethral anastomotic leak after radical prostatectomy: a novel endoscopic solution
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Urol 184:2452-5. 2010
    ..Rarely additional intervention is required for a persistent or high output urinary leak. We describe a novel solution to this uncommon complication...
  41. doi request reprint Holmium laser endoureterotomy for benign ureteral stricture: a single center experience
    Ehud Gnessin
    Section of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Urol 182:2775-9. 2009
    ..We assessed the long-term outcome of laser endoureterotomy for benign ureteral stricture...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of urinary biomarkers for bladder cancer surveillance: patient perspectives
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Urol 177:1277-82; discussion 1282. 2007
    ..We assessed whether patients would accept a urine biomarker assay over flexible cystoscopy for monitoring bladder cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Role of radical prostatectomy in the treatment of high-risk prostate cancer
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 9:203-10. 2008
    ..This review discusses current limitations and challenges in accurately identifying high-risk patients and focuses on radical prostatectomy alone or as part of multimodal therapy for men with high-risk prostate cancer...
  44. pmc Personalized prostate cancer screening among men with high risk genetic predisposition- study protocol for a prospective cohort study
    David Margel
    Division of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    BMC Cancer 14:528. 2014
    ..However, prior studies did not systematically perform prostate biopsies and thus cannot determine the true prevalence of prostate cancer in this population...
  45. doi request reprint Urothelial carcinoma of the bladder in patients on hemodialysis: clinical characteristics and oncological outcomes
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Urol 187:1215-9. 2012
    ..We characterized the clinical presentation and outcome of patients on hemodialysis diagnosed with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder...
  46. doi request reprint External validation of a biomarker based pre-cystectomy algorithm to predict nonorgan confined urothelial cancers
    David Margel
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    J Urol 187:840-4. 2012
    ..This algorithm included tumor markers (CEA, CA 125 and CA 19-9) as well as clinical parameters. In this study we validated the accuracy of this algorithm in an independent, external cohort...
  47. ncbi request reprint Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder in young adults: presentation, natural history and outcome
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 168:61-6. 2002
    ..The natural history and prognosis of bladder cancer in young patients is not well defined. We analyzed our experience with such patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Urological injuries during cesarean section: intraoperative diagnosis and management
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Institute of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Urol 172:196-9. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint A novel resectoscope for transurethral resection of bladder tumors and the prostate
    Allan J Pantuck
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Room B7 298A CHS, Los Angeles, California 90025 1738, USA
    J Urol 178:2331-6; discussion 2336. 2007
    ..We performed a multicenter pilot and feasibility study of a novel working element for resectoscopes designed to improve the efficacy and safety of transurethral endoscopic surgery...
  50. ncbi request reprint Partial nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors: pathologic findings and impact on outcome
    James McKiernan
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Urology 60:1003-9. 2002
    ..To review the experience with partial nephrectomy for the diagnosis and treatment of renal cortical tumors at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center with a particular focus on the histologic findings at the time of surgery...
  51. doi request reprint Positive surgical margins in radical prostatectomy: outlining the problem and its long-term consequences
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Department of Urology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Eur Urol 55:87-99. 2009
    ..This review focuses on positive surgical margins (PSM) in radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of nomograms and urologists' predictions in prostate cancer
    Phillip L Ross
    Department of Urology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Urol Oncol 20:82-8. 2002
    ..4%, P =.75, 95% confidence interval [CI]: -10.9% to 8.2%). Our data suggest that nomograms do not seem to diminish predictive accuracy and they may be of significant benefit in certain clinical decision making settings...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer in men with serum PSA of <4 ng/ml: under-diagnosed or over-treated?
    Ofer Yossepowitch
    Eur Urol 53:686-8. 2008