Michael A Liss

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Urinary nerve growth factor as an oncologic biomarker for prostate cancer aggressiveness
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:714-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: history, techniques and outcomes
    Michael A Liss
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA, USA
    World J Urol 31:489-97. 2013
  3. pmc Prevalence of ST131 among fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli obtained from rectal swabs before transrectal prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    Urology 81:548-55. 2013
  4. pmc Comparison of broth enhancement to direct plating for screening of rectal cultures for ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:249-52. 2013
  5. pmc Preventing perioperative complications of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 81:319-23. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Is laparoendoscopic single-site surgery a viable approach for radical nephrectomy with renal vein thrombus? Comparison with multiport laparoscopy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:105-10. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes and complications of pelvic lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System, 200 West Arbor Drive 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    World J Urol 31:481-8. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Does timing of targeted therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma impact treatment toxicity and surgical complications? A comparison of primary and adjuvant approaches
    Nishant Patel
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Can J Urol 23:8227-33. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Impact of tumour morphology on renal function decline after partial nephrectomy
    Reza Mehrazin
    Department of Urology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    BJU Int 111:E374-82. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Analysis of Renal Functional Outcomes After Radical or Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Masses ≥7 cm Using the RENAL Score
    Ryan P Kopp
    Department of Urology, Moores Cancer Center, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA
    Urology 86:312-9. 2015

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Publications57

  1. pmc Urinary nerve growth factor as an oncologic biomarker for prostate cancer aggressiveness
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:714-9. 2014
    ..We investigated urinary nerve growth factor (NGF) as a novel urinary biomarker for high-grade prostate cancer (PCa)...
  2. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: history, techniques and outcomes
    Michael A Liss
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA, USA
    World J Urol 31:489-97. 2013
    ..We review the history, technique and current literature pertaining to RARC and place the current results in context with the open procedure...
  3. pmc Prevalence of ST131 among fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli obtained from rectal swabs before transrectal prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    Urology 81:548-55. 2013
    ..To identify the prevalence and characteristics of fluoroquinolone-resistant (FQ-R) Escherichia coli ST131 isolates in men undergoing ultrasound-guided transrectal prostate biopsy (TPB)...
  4. pmc Comparison of broth enhancement to direct plating for screening of rectal cultures for ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:249-52. 2013
    ..7%; this method was the most cost-effective. Therefore, direct plating of rectal swabs onto selective medium proved to be a sensitive and cost-effective approach in identifying patients colonized with ciprofloxacin-resistant E. coli...
  5. pmc Preventing perioperative complications of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 81:319-23. 2013
    ..To report the change in complication rates after the identification and modification of technique to reduce their incidence during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP)...
  6. doi request reprint Is laparoendoscopic single-site surgery a viable approach for radical nephrectomy with renal vein thrombus? Comparison with multiport laparoscopy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:105-10. 2013
    ..To compare laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and multiport laparoscopy (MPL) for radical nephrectomy and renal vein thrombectomy (RN-RVT) because concerns continue regarding the suitability of LESS for advanced renal tumors...
  7. doi request reprint Outcomes and complications of pelvic lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System, 200 West Arbor Drive 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    World J Urol 31:481-8. 2013
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  8. ncbi request reprint Does timing of targeted therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma impact treatment toxicity and surgical complications? A comparison of primary and adjuvant approaches
    Nishant Patel
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Can J Urol 23:8227-33. 2016
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Impact of tumour morphology on renal function decline after partial nephrectomy
    Reza Mehrazin
    Department of Urology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    BJU Int 111:E374-82. 2013
    ..To examine the association of renal morphology with renal function after partial nephrectomy (PN)...
  10. doi request reprint Analysis of Renal Functional Outcomes After Radical or Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Masses ≥7 cm Using the RENAL Score
    Ryan P Kopp
    Department of Urology, Moores Cancer Center, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA
    Urology 86:312-9. 2015
    ..To determine if partial nephrectomy (PN) confers a renal functional benefit compared to radical nephrectomy (RN) for clinical T2 renal masses (T2RM) when adjusting for tumor complexity characterized by the RENAL nephrometry score...
  11. pmc Screening rectal culture to identify fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms before transrectal prostate biopsy: do the culture results between office visit and biopsy correlate?
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Urology 82:67-71. 2013
    ..To investigate the performance of screening rectal cultures obtained 2 weeks before transrectal prostate biopsy to detect fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms and again at transrectal prostate biopsy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Association of rise in C-reactive protein with decline in renal function following partial nephrectomy
    Seth A Cohen
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Can J Urol 22:8085-92. 2015
    ..To investigate association of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of systemic inflammation, with renal functional decline patients undergoing partial nephrectomy (PN) for renal mass...
  13. doi request reprint Survival outcomes after radical and partial nephrectomy for clinical T2 renal tumours categorised by R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry score
    Ryan P Kopp
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA, USA
    BJU Int 114:708-18. 2014
    ..We evaluated survival outcomes of partial nephrectomy (PN) and radical nephrectomy (RN) for clinical T2 renal masses (cT2RM) controlling for R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry score...
  14. doi request reprint Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: 5-year oncological and biochemical outcomes
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92602, USA
    J Urol 188:2205-10. 2012
    ..We investigated oncological outcomes in patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy more than 5 years previously...
  15. pmc The application of regional hypothermia using transrectal cooling during radical prostatectomy: mitigation of surgical inflammatory damage to preserve continence
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    J Endourol 26:1553-7. 2012
    ..9% to 0.9%). Regional hypothermia used during the time of surgery represents a novel strategy for minimizing inflammation and subsequent muscle and nerve damage in RARP...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of transrectal and transvaginal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery partial nephrectomy in the porcine model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:84-9. 2013
    ..To compare the feasibility of porcine transrectal (TR) and transvaginal (TV) hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) partial nephrectomy (PN), as NOTES nephrectomy has recently been performed in the porcine model...
  17. pmc Consideration of comorbidity in risk stratification prior to prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Cancer 119:2413-8. 2013
    ..In the current study, the authors used these assessments to determine comorbidity and prognosis before prostate biopsy and the subsequent diagnosis of prostate cancer to identify those patients least likely to benefit from treatment...
  18. pmc Prevalence and significance of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli in patients undergoing transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    J Urol 185:1283-8. 2011
    ..We estimated the prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistant Escherichia coli in patients undergoing repeat transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy and identified high risk groups...
  19. ncbi request reprint Use of cross species genomic profiling identifies pathways and genes differentially regulated in prostate cancer cells treated with soy protein isolates or purified genistein
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 7:111-28. 2010
    ..The main purified compound from soy protein isolates is genistein, but this purified phytoestrogen fails to recapitulate all the features of the soy-based diet that is associated with lower incidence of prostate cancer...
  20. pmc Evaluation of national trends in the utilization of partial nephrectomy in relation to the publication of the American Urologic Association guidelines for the management of clinical T1 renal masses
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA, USA
    BMC Urol 14:101. 2014
    ..We investigated national trends in partial nephrectomy (PN) utilization before and after publication of the American Urological Association (AUA) Practice Guideline for management of the clinical T1 renal mass...
  21. ncbi request reprint Determinants of renal functional decline after open partial nephrectomy: a comparison of warm, cold, and non-ischemic modalities
    Ramzi Jabaji
    University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Can J Urol 21:7126-33. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the impact of these factors on renal functional degeneration after PN...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of renal surgery for cortical neoplasms on lipid metabolism
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    BJU Int 114:837-43. 2014
    ....
  23. pmc Robotic-assisted fluorescence sentinel lymph node mapping using multimodal image guidance in an animal model
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA UCSD Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA
    Urology 84:982.e9-14. 2014
    ..To investigate positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) preoperative imaging and intraoperative detection of a fluorescent-labeled receptor-targeted radiopharmaceutical in a prostate cancer animal model...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of optics and performance of a distal sensor high definition cystoscope, a distal sensor standard definition cystoscope, and a fiberoptic cystoscope
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA Electronic address
    Urology 82:1226-30. 2013
    ..To evaluate performance characteristics and optics of a new generation high-definition distal sensor (HD-DS) flexible cystoscope, a standard-definition distal sensor (SD-DS) cystoscope, and a standard fiberoptic (FO) cystoscope...
  25. doi request reprint Minimally invasive cystectomy is associated with improved perioperative patient safety outcomes compared with open cystectomy in a national cohort
    Seth A Cohen
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA
    Urology 84:314-9. 2014
    ..Comparative outcomes data based on validated metrics are sparse for MIC, an emerging treatment for bladder cancer...
  26. doi request reprint RENAL nephrometry score is associated with complications after renal cryoablation: a multicenter analysis
    David M Sisul
    Division of Urology Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 81:775-80. 2013
    ..To analyze outcomes and complications of percutaneous (PRC) and laparoscopic renal cryoablation (LRC) using the radius, endophytic, nearness to collecting system, anterior/posterior, and location (RENAL) nephrometry system...
  27. doi request reprint Robotic surgical simulation
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA, USA
    Cancer J 19:124-9. 2013
    ..Although simulators are advantageous, confirmation of construct and predictive validity of robotic simulators and their reliability as a training tool will be necessary before they are integrated into the surgical credentialing process...
  28. pmc Detection of fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms from rectal swabs by use of selective media prior to a transrectal prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1116-8. 2011
    ..A method incorporating selective broth and media was evaluated using rectal swabs obtained from 136 patients prior to a biopsy procedure. Fluoroquinolone-resistant organisms were isolated from 22% of the patients included in this study...
  29. doi request reprint A comparative analysis of complications after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy for men aged ≤69 and ≥70 years
    Kara N Babaian
    1 Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California
    J Endourol 28:1435-8. 2014
    ..Literature is lacking on the effect of advanced age on complication rates in men undergoing robotic prostatectomy. We performed a comparative analysis of complication rates for men ≤69 and ≥70 years undergoing RARP...
  30. pmc Preclinical evaluation of robotic-assisted sentinel lymph node fluorescence imaging
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California UCSD Moores Cancer Center University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
    J Nucl Med 55:1552-6. 2014
    ..We used an animal model to determine the ability of the FireFly camera system to detect fluorescent SLNs after administration of a dual-labeled molecular imaging agent...
  31. pmc Severity of hematuria effects resolution in patients treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for radiation-induced hematuria
    Michael A Liss
    Departments of Urology and Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, Calif, USA
    Urol Int 91:451-5. 2013
    ..We investigated the differences between prostate cancer patients with radiation-induced hematuria treated with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy that did or did not have a resolution of hematuria...
  32. pmc In vitro evaluation of ScopeSafe fibers and the scope guardian sheath in prevention of ureteroscope endolumenal working damage
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Endourol 27:768-73. 2013
    ..Often, the damage is mechanical and not energy related. As such, we evaluated a novel laser fiber and sheath system in preventing mechanical ureteroscope damage during fiber insertion...
  33. pmc PCA3 molecular urine assay for prostate cancer: association with pathologic features and impact of collection protocols
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, 333 City Blvd Suit 2100, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    World J Urol 29:683-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of the PCA3 molecular urine test scores to predict adverse pathologic features and catheterized specimen collection...
  34. doi request reprint Finasteride Reduces Risk of Bladder Cancer in a Large Prospective Screening Study
    Edwin E Morales
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Eur Urol 69:407-10. 2016
    ....
  35. pmc Tumor infiltrating B-cells are increased in prostate cancer tissue
    Jason R Woo
    Department of Urology and Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Transl Med 12:30. 2014
    ..We, therefore, investigated the density of infiltrating B cells within human PCa utilizing a quantitative computational method...
  36. doi request reprint Phase 1 clinical trial of Vesicare™ (solifenacin) in the treatment of urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California
    J Endourol 28:1241-5. 2014
    ..This pilot study examines the safety profile and efficacy of muscarinic receptor antagonist, solifenacin, in incontinent men after prostatectomy...
  37. doi request reprint Intrarenal and extrarenal autonomic nervous system redefined
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California
    J Urol 191:1060-5. 2014
    ..The neural distribution at the segmental vessels and intrarenal vasculature has not been well characterized. Thus, we evaluated the autonomic nerve distribution from the great vessels to the renal cortex in a cadaveric model...
  38. doi request reprint Laparoscopic removal of spermatic cord to reduce incision size of open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
    Jason R Woo
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA Electronic address
    Urology 82:959-62. 2013
    ..To describe a laparoscopic-assisted modification to the traditional open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) to significantly shorten incision length and decrease morbidity of the laparotomy...
  39. doi request reprint Sepsis due to fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli after transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate needle biopsy
    Jennifer L Young
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, 92868, USA
    Urology 74:332-8. 2009
    ..To report a series of patients with sepsis due to fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli after prostate needle biopsy across 4 hospitals in southern California...
  40. doi request reprint Validation, correlation, and comparison of the da Vinci trainer(™) and the daVinci surgical skills simulator(™) using the Mimic(™) software for urologic robotic surgical education
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    J Endourol 26:1629-34. 2012
    ..We compare and correlate the da Vinci Trainer™ (dVT) and da Vinci Surgical Skills Simulators (dVSSS) in subjects with varying robotic experience...
  41. doi request reprint Continence definition after radical prostatectomy using urinary quality of life: evaluation of patient reported validated questionnaires
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology and Medicine, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    J Urol 183:1464-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the association of pad status and urinary quality of life to determine whether security and 1 pad status differ from pad-free status to better define 0 pads as the post-prostatectomy standard...
  42. pmc Radiologic indicators prior to renal cell cancer thrombectomy: Implications for vascular reconstruction and mortality
    Stephen Overholser
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Urol Ann 8:312-6. 2016
    ..Renal cancer may invade the inferior vena cava (IVC) creating more complex surgical intervention. We investigate radiologic findings that may predict vascular reconstruction prior to surgery and future renal cancer-specific mortality...
  43. doi request reprint Weight Loss Following Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer: Characterization and Effect on Survival
    Michelle L McDonald
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
    Clin Genitourin Cancer . 2016
    ..The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognize WL as a diagnostic measure for malnutrition...
  44. pmc Virtual reality suturing task as an objective test for robotic experience assessment
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA, USA
    BMC Urol 15:63. 2015
    ..This study will assist in designing a study for an objective, adjunctive test for use by a surgical proctor...
  45. doi request reprint Clinical and microbiological determinants of infection after transrectal prostate biopsy
    Michael A Liss
    Veterans Affairs Healthcare System San Diego, Department of Urology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla
    Clin Infect Dis 60:979-87. 2015
    ..Increasing numbers of infections following transrectal prostate biopsy (TPB) at our hospital led us to investigate clinical and bacterial risk factors to determine if the colonizing rectal Escherichia coli population is the source...
  46. doi request reprint Impact of family history on prostate cancer mortality in white men undergoing prostate specific antigen based screening
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, San Diego, California Electronic address
    J Urol 193:75-9. 2015
    ..We assessed whether prostate cancer screening would decrease prostate cancer mortality in white men with a family history of prostate cancer...
  47. pmc Impact of prostate-specific antigen on a baseline prostate cancer risk assessment including genetic risk
    A Karim Kader
    Department of Urology, Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA Electronic address
    Urology 85:165-70. 2015
    ..To determine to what extent prostate cancer (PCa) risk prediction is improved by adding prostate-specific antigen (PSA) to a baseline model including genetic risk...
  48. pmc Optimization via specific fluorescence brightness of a receptor-targeted probe for optical imaging and positron emission tomography of sentinel lymph nodes
    Zhengtao Qin
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Chemistry, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Biomed Opt 18:101315. 2013
    ..These studies demonstrated the feasibility of 800CW-tilmanocept for multimodal SLN mapping via fluorescence and PET-computed tomography imaging...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ablative techniques: Radiofrequency and cryotherapy, which is the best?
    Achim Lusch
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    Arch Esp Urol 66:71-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to compare RFA and CA. In order to do so, it is paramount to fully understand the small renal mass dilemma and to have a working knowledge as to how these technologies achieve cellular destruction...
  50. pmc Restriction spectrum imaging improves MRI-based prostate cancer detection
    Kevin C McCammack
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA, 92103, USA
    Abdom Radiol (NY) 41:946-53. 2016
    ..To compare the diagnostic performance of restriction spectrum imaging (RSI), with that of conventional multi-parametric (MP) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for prostate cancer (PCa) detection in a blinded reader-based format...
  51. pmc Erratum to "Primary Desmoplastic Melanoma of the Penis"
    Julia T Chu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Case Rep Urol 2016:3181869. 2016
    ..This corrects the article DOI: 10.1155/2015/706572.]...
  52. doi request reprint Obesity, Physical Activity and Bladder Cancer
    Jonathan L Noguchi
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 16:74. 2015
    ..Further studies of physical activity and bladder cancer are needed to validate these observations and elucidate the associations of exercise with bladder cancer progression and mortality...
  53. doi request reprint Outcomes of partial nephrectomy for clinical T1b and T2 renal tumors
    Hak J Lee
    Department of Urology, University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, California, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 24:448-52. 2014
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Does timing of cytoreductive nephrectomy impact patient survival with metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the tyrosine kinase inhibitor era? A multi-institutional study
    Sean P Stroup
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Urology 81:805-11. 2013
    ..To compare outcomes of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients who underwent primary cytoreductive nephrectomy (CRN), followed by adjuvant sunitinib therapy, vs those who underwent primary sunitinib therapy before planned CRN...
  55. pmc Direct vision balloon dilation for the management of urethral strictures
    Joel Gelman
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Endourol 25:1249-51; discussion 1251. 2011
    ..We describe the first use of balloon dilator that allows the safe, controlled, and gentle and dilation of urethral strictures under direct vision...
  56. ncbi request reprint Characterization of soy-based changes in Wnt-frizzled signaling in prostate cancer
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, U S A
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 7:245-52. 2010
    ..Because the Wnt/beta catenin pathway has been associated with aggressive prostate cancer, we have sought to further evaluate this pathway with respect to soy protein and prostate cancer...
  57. pmc Holmium laser fulguration of superficial urothelial carcinoma of the pendulous urethra
    Michael A Liss
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine and Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    Indian J Urol 28:427-9. 2012
    ..The surgical approach was staged and provided excellent long term results for management of superficial UC...