Robert Abouassaly

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How often are patients with diabetes or hypertension being treated with partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma? A population-based analysis
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 108:1806-12. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Volume-outcome relationships in the treatment of renal tumors
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Urol 187:1984-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The effect of age on the morbidity of kidney surgery
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Urol 186:811-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint What is the best treatment strategy for incidentally detected small renal masses? A decision analysis
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 108:E223-31. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Sequelae of treatment in long-term survivors of testis cancer
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Eur Urol 60:516-26. 2011
  6. doi request reprint National Trends of Local Ablative Therapy Among Young Patients With Small Renal Masses in the United States
    Jonathan E Kiechle
    Urology Institute, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 86:962-7. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Active treatment of localized renal tumors may not impact overall survival in patients aged 75 years or older
    Brian R Lane
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Cancer 116:3119-26. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Racial Disparities in Partial Nephrectomy Persist Across Hospital Types: Results From a Population-based Cohort
    Jonathan E Kiechle
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Urology Institute, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 90:69-75. 2016
  9. doi request reprint The true risk of blood transfusion after nephrectomy for renal masses: a population-based study
    Gino J Vricella
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 111:1294-300. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of early mortality after radical nephrectomy with renal vein or inferior vena cava thrombectomy - a population-based study
    Stanley A Yap
    Division of Urologic Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital and Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 110:1283-8. 2012

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint How often are patients with diabetes or hypertension being treated with partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma? A population-based analysis
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 108:1806-12. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Volume-outcome relationships in the treatment of renal tumors
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Urol 187:1984-8. 2012
    ..We determined the relationship of provider volume with partial nephrectomy and morbidity for renal cell carcinoma treatment...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of age on the morbidity of kidney surgery
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Urol 186:811-6. 2011
    ..We determined the effect of age and comorbidity on in-hospital surgical morbidity for radical and partial nephrectomy on a population level...
  4. doi request reprint What is the best treatment strategy for incidentally detected small renal masses? A decision analysis
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 108:E223-31. 2011
    ..To determine the optimal treatment for incidentally detected small renal masses between radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, ablative therapy (AT) and active surveillance (AS) using a decision-analytic Markov model...
  5. doi request reprint Sequelae of treatment in long-term survivors of testis cancer
    Robert Abouassaly
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Eur Urol 60:516-26. 2011
    ..Thus, recognition of the long-term sequelae of treatment (ie, surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy) is particularly important in these patients...
  6. doi request reprint National Trends of Local Ablative Therapy Among Young Patients With Small Renal Masses in the United States
    Jonathan E Kiechle
    Urology Institute, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 86:962-7. 2015
    ..Ablation of SRMs has been shown to offer cancer control with limited follow-up. Although ablation is considered effective for patients with limited life expectancy, its use among younger patients may be considered controversial...
  7. doi request reprint Active treatment of localized renal tumors may not impact overall survival in patients aged 75 years or older
    Brian R Lane
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Cancer 116:3119-26. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Racial Disparities in Partial Nephrectomy Persist Across Hospital Types: Results From a Population-based Cohort
    Jonathan E Kiechle
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Urology Institute, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 90:69-75. 2016
    ..High-volume and academic hospitals have been associated with greater use of PN for SRMs. However, it is unknown whether racial disparities persist in the use of PN across different types of hospitals...
  9. doi request reprint The true risk of blood transfusion after nephrectomy for renal masses: a population-based study
    Gino J Vricella
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 111:1294-300. 2013
    ..To examine blood transfusion rates after nephrectomy for renal masses at the population-level...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of early mortality after radical nephrectomy with renal vein or inferior vena cava thrombectomy - a population-based study
    Stanley A Yap
    Division of Urologic Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital and Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BJU Int 110:1283-8. 2012
    ..We performed a population-level analysis and identified surgeon volume as a significant predictor of short-term mortality for this procedure. Such findings have potential implications regarding future policy and regionalization of care...
  11. doi request reprint Increasing Biopsy Utilization for Renal Cell Carcinoma Is Closely Associated With Treatment
    Matthew J Maurice
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Division of Urology, Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 86:906-13. 2015
    ..To describe recent temporal trends in biopsy use for renal cell carcinoma and to identify factors associated with biopsy...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and impact on survival of positive surgical margins in partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: a population-based study
    Ifeanyi Ani
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals of Cleveland Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 111:E300-5. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of positive surgical margins (PSMs) on a population level. To identify the predictors of PSMs and assess their impact on survival...
  13. doi request reprint Ipsilateral adrenalectomy at the time of radical nephrectomy impacts overall survival
    Stanley A Yap
    Division of Urologic Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    BJU Int 111:E54-8. 2013
    ..We provide some of the only data demonstrating an association between adrenalectomy and long-term survival, and further emphasize the importance of adrenal-sparing approaches when performing radical nephrectomy...
  14. doi request reprint Nonclinical Factors Predict Selection of Initial Observation for Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Matthew J Maurice
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Division of Urology, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 86:892-9. 2015
    ..To determine the rate of observation utilization over time and to identify factors influencing its use...
  15. doi request reprint Trends of Systemic Therapy Use for Renal Cell Carcinoma in the United States
    Elizabeth K Ferry
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Electronic address
    Urology 85:1399-403. 2015
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Predictors of clinical metastasis in prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy: results from CaPSURE
    Robert Abouassaly
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Cancer 115:4470-6. 2009
    ..The goal of the current study was to identify predictors of clinical disease progression in patients with prostate cancer who were receiving ADT...
  17. doi request reprint Variation in Surgical Margin Status by Surgical Approach among Patients Undergoing Partial Nephrectomy for Small Renal Masses
    WILLIAM TABAYOYONG
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Urol 194:1548-53. 2015
    ..We assessed the relationship of surgical margins across different surgical approaches to partial nephrectomy in patients with clinical T1a renal cell carcinoma in a population based cohort...
  18. doi request reprint Low Use of Immediate and Delayed Postoperative Radiation for Prostate Cancer with Adverse Pathological Features
    Matthew J Maurice
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Urol 194:972-6. 2015
    ..We evaluated immediate and delayed radiation practice patterns and identified factors affecting their use...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of recent screening recommendations on prostate cancer screening in a large health care system
    Afshin Aslani
    Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Urol 191:1737-42. 2014
    ..We determined the impact of this recommendation on prostate cancer screening in a large health system...
  20. doi request reprint Image-guided biopsy of small renal masses in the era of ablative therapies
    Sepehr Salem
    Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies Center, Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Urol 20:580-4. 2013
    ..To further evaluate the accuracy, safety, and impact of image-guided renal biopsies on clinical decision making and management of the indeterminate small renal masses...
  21. doi request reprint Retrograde chemoinfusion of the upper tract: standardizing the delivery of topical adjuvant therapy
    Matthew J Maurice
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Endourol 27:540-4. 2013
    ..This technique may facilitate and standardize the delivery of intracavitary chemotherapy. Further investigation to determine whether it translates into improved safety and/or efficacy is warranted...
  22. doi request reprint Changes in adjuvant therapy utilization in stage I seminoma: are they enough to prevent overtreatment?
    Robert M Kohut
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 84:1319-24. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Patient opinions on prostate cancer screening are swayed by the United States Preventative Services Task Force recommendations
    Matthew J Maurice
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
    Urology 84:295-9. 2014
    ..To survey patient opinions on prostate cancer (PCa) screening in light of the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against its use...
  24. doi request reprint Active surveillance of renal masses in elderly patients
    Robert Abouassaly
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 180:505-8; discussion 508-9. 2008
    ..We identify and report on a large number of patients treated with active surveillance for incidentally diagnosed renal masses at our institution...