Viraj A Master

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The independent impact of extended pattern biopsy on prostate cancer stage migration
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 174:1789-93; discussion 1793. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcome of invasive bladder cancer in patients after renal transplantation
    Viraj A Master
    Departments of Urology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 171:1085-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Ferromagnetic thermal ablation of locally recurrent prostate cancer: prostate specific antigen results and immediate/intermediate morbidities
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 172:2197-202. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint IPSS quality of life question: a possible indicator of depression among patients with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6100-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Scrotal cancer survival is influenced by histology: a SEER study
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    World J Urol 31:585-90. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy via endoscopic groin dissection: comprehensive assessment of immediate and long-term complications
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 188:1176-80. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional, oncologic, and technical outcomes after endoscopic groin dissection for penile carcinoma
    Daniel J Canter
    Department of Urology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6395-400. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cytoreductive nephrectomy in advanced renal-cell carcinoma
    Manuel S Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Endourol 20:504-8. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Active surveillance for the management of prostate cancer in a contemporary cohort
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Department of Urology and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Cancer 112:2664-70. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Duplicated vena cava with tumor thrombus from renal cancer: use of venogram for safer operative planning
    Ammara Abbasi
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 79:e57-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The independent impact of extended pattern biopsy on prostate cancer stage migration
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 174:1789-93; discussion 1793. 2005
    ..It is still unknown whether the number of biopsies is an independent predictor of tumor size. This is important as a number of studies show that tumor volume is an independent predictor of cancer progression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcome of invasive bladder cancer in patients after renal transplantation
    Viraj A Master
    Departments of Urology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 171:1085-8. 2004
    ..Optimal management and clinical outcome of bladder cancer in renal transplant recipients are not well-defined. We analyzed single institution treatment strategies and outcomes of these patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ferromagnetic thermal ablation of locally recurrent prostate cancer: prostate specific antigen results and immediate/intermediate morbidities
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 172:2197-202. 2004
    ..We determined whether patients with prostate cancer and local failure could be treated with thermal ablation of the prostate using this novel technology...
  4. ncbi request reprint IPSS quality of life question: a possible indicator of depression among patients with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6100-4. 2012
    ..Emerging data suggest potential interactions between depression and BPH. We sought to assess whether the questions of the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), specifically the quality of life (QoL) question, predict depression...
  5. doi request reprint Scrotal cancer survival is influenced by histology: a SEER study
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    World J Urol 31:585-90. 2013
    ..Historically, outcome arising from these different sources has been historically aggregated together. However, it remains unclear whether survival differs by histology of scrotal cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy via endoscopic groin dissection: comprehensive assessment of immediate and long-term complications
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 188:1176-80. 2012
    ..In this report we present a detailed analysis of immediate and long-term complications associated with the procedure using standardized complications reporting methodology including the Clavien classification...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional, oncologic, and technical outcomes after endoscopic groin dissection for penile carcinoma
    Daniel J Canter
    Department of Urology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6395-400. 2012
    ..We also present preliminary complication and short term oncologic data employing this surgical technique in an initial cohort of patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cytoreductive nephrectomy in advanced renal-cell carcinoma
    Manuel S Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Endourol 20:504-8. 2006
    ..We compared the outcomes of patients with metastatic RCC undergoing laparoscopic and open cytoreductive nephrectomy prior to systemic therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Active surveillance for the management of prostate cancer in a contemporary cohort
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Department of Urology and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Cancer 112:2664-70. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors report their experience in a contemporary cohort of men with prostate cancer who were managed with active surveillance...
  10. doi request reprint Duplicated vena cava with tumor thrombus from renal cancer: use of venogram for safer operative planning
    Ammara Abbasi
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 79:e57-8. 2012
    ..We present a case of renal cell carcinoma with tumor thrombus extending into a duplicated IVC and show how understanding of venous drainage and pertinent imaging can aid with a successful outcome...
  11. doi request reprint Nocturia associated with depressive symptoms
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Urology 77:183-6. 2011
    ..To assess the relationship between nocturia and depression, two inflammatory conditions that affect a significant number of men worldwide...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bilateral endoscopic inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy using simultaneous carbon dioxide insufflation: an initial report of a novel approach
    Lindsey A Herrel
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6306-9. 2012
    ..Simultaneous bilateral endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy is a technically feasible and efficient surgical approach...
  13. doi request reprint Peak window of suicides occurs within the first month of diagnosis: implications for clinical oncology
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychooncology 21:351-6. 2012
    ..Therefore, we sought to characterize the distribution of suicides in order to potentially identify a clinically important window of peak suicide risk...
  14. doi request reprint Preoperative C-reactive protein level adjusted for comorbidities and lifestyle factors predicts overall mortality in localized renal cell carcinoma
    Andrew Michigan
    Department of Urology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Mol Diagn Ther 15:229-34. 2011
    ..This study sought to determine what effect, if any, lifestyle factors have on the prognostic value of preoperative CRP level for overall survival in individuals with localized RCC...
  15. ncbi request reprint Intra-tumor Doppler flow patterns do not predict malignancy of renal masses in a United States population
    Wayland Hsiao
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 18:5831-5. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate whether the intra-tumor Doppler flow pattern could predict the presence of renal cell cancer (RCC)...
  16. doi request reprint Minimally invasive endovascular techniques to treat acute renal hemorrhage
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Urol 179:2248-52; discussion 2253. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of endovascular therapy for severe renal hemorrhage...
  17. ncbi request reprint Origin of urothelial carcinoma after renal transplant determined by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Urol 167:2521-2. 2002
  18. pmc Effect of obesity on urethroplasty outcome
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Urology 73:1352-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether obesity increases the risk of urethroplasty failure...
  19. doi request reprint Nomograms incorporating serum C-reactive protein effectively predict mortality before and after surgical treatment of renal cell carcinoma
    Wayland Hsiao
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Department of Urology, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland Medical Center, Oakland, California, USA
    Int J Urol 22:264-70. 2015
    ..To incorporate C-reactive protein into nomograms estimating survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma...
  20. doi request reprint Extramammary Paget's disease in males: survival outcomes in 495 patients
    Lindsey A Herrel
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:1625-30. 2015
    ..EMPD in men is primarily found in the perianal and penoscrotal areas. We assessed incidence and time trends of EMPD in men as well as extent and predictors of survival using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program...
  21. doi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma in patients with end-stage renal disease has favorable overall prognosis
    Adam B Shrewsberry
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Transplant 28:211-6. 2014
    ..Thus, the delay between nephrectomy and renal transplantation may not be necessary, especially in patients with asymptomatic, low grade tumors. ..
  22. doi request reprint Prospective pilot study of smoking cessation in patients undergoing urologic surgery
    Brian Kunzel
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 80:104-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether preoperative smoking cessation counseling by urologists using the Ask, Advise, and Refer approach was effective in producing abstinence in patients undergoing urologic surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of isolated renal fossa recurrence following radical nephrectomy
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urol 174:473-7; discussion 477. 2005
    ..Management of this lesion can be challenging, with relatively few series in the literature. We describe our use of surgical extirpation with adjuvant intraoperative radiation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of severe urethral complications of prostate cancer therapy
    Sean P Elliott
    University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Avenue 3A 20, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Urol 176:2508-13. 2006
    ..We concentrated on cases refractory to minimally invasive treatment, such as dilation, urethrotomy, and urinary and/or fecal diversion...
  25. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein may represent sensitive measure of renal cell carcinoma metastasis
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Urol Nurs 31:181-2, 194. 2011
    ..CRP values have been shown to carry prognostic significance for overall and disease free survival. This case suggests a novel use for CRP: a sensitive biomarker of disease recurrence and metastasis...
  26. pmc Impact of ethnicity on primary treatment choice and mortality in men with prostate cancer: data from CaPSURE
    Kelvin A Moses
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Rd, NE, Building B, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:1069-74. 2010
    ..Additional research on the influence of patient/physician education and perception and the role that socioeconomic factors play in mortality from prostate cancer may be areas of focus for public health initiatives...
  27. pmc Aquaporin-1 protein levels elevated in fresh urine of renal cell carcinoma patients: potential use for screening and classification of incidental renal lesions
    Shilpa Sreedharan
    Department of Urology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Clinic B 4221, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Dis Markers 2014:135649. 2014
    ..A single report claimed no overlap between urine levels of aquaporin-1 (AQP1) in patients with and without RCC (Mayo Clin Proc. 85:413, 2010). Here, we used archived and fresh RCC patient urine to validate this report...
  28. doi request reprint Posterior lumbar vein off the retrohepatic inferior vena cava: a novel anatomical variant with surgical implications
    Ammara Abbasi
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 187:296-301. 2012
    ..Since this represents an unrecognized source of hemorrhage, we investigated the frequency of a superior lumbar vein in cadaveric dissection...
  29. pmc Preoperative Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Independently Predicts Overall Survival in Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma following Radical Nephrectomy
    Brian W Cross
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:524981. 2012
    ..735-27.649) and 18.5-fold (HR: 18.531, 95% CI: 2.117-162.228) increased risk of overall mortality, respectively. Conclusion. Preoperative ESR values represent a robust predictor of overall survival following nephrectomy in localized RCC...
  30. doi request reprint Review of the relationship between C-reactive protein and exercise
    Andrew Michigan
    Department of Urology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Mol Diagn Ther 15:265-75. 2011
    ..Additionally, they indicate that combined diet/exercise protocols should be part of any lifestyle intervention program. Further research will be needed to identify optimal regimens for achieving anti-inflammatory benefits...
  31. ncbi request reprint Radical nephrectomy via epidural-only anesthesia
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5401-2. 2010
    ..Our patient had localized renal cell carcinoma requiring open nephrectomy, but he also had comorbid emphysema that precluded general anesthesia. Epidural anesthesia, which bypassed the pulmonary system, allowed us to perform the surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Increased mortality among Hispanic testis cancer patients independent of neighborhood socioeconomic status: a SEER study
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:818-24. 2011
    ..Compared to NHWs, HWs experienced a 41% greater cancer-specific mortality (HR: 1.406, 95% CI: 1.178-1.678, P < 0.001). The mechanism underlying the increased testis cancer mortality experienced by Hispanic patients remains unknown...
  33. pmc Endovascular management of trauma related renal artery thrombosis
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Trauma 64:1123-5. 2008
  34. doi request reprint C-reactive protein in urologic cancers
    Jonathan Huang
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Mol Aspects Med 45:28-36. 2015
    ..Understanding the relationship between c-reactive protein and urologic cancers can help physicians determine the appropriate course of treatment and improve patient care. ..
  35. doi request reprint High Expression of Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma Is Associated with Improved Prognosis
    Sarah A Holzman
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Urol Int 95:72-8. 2015
    ..In this study we analyzed major histocompatibility complex class I (MHCI) expression as a potential prognostic immune marker for patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC)...
  36. doi request reprint Penetrating external genital trauma: a 30-year single institution experience
    Surat Phonsombat
    Department of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 180:192-5; discussion 195-6. 2008
    ..We examine the characteristics, outcomes and incidence of penetrating external genital trauma at our level I trauma center...
  37. ncbi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of a new saline filled testicular prosthesis
    Paul J Turek
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 172:1427-30. 2004
    ..We assessed the safety and effectiveness of a new, saline filled implant for testicular replacement...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life significance of single pad urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, 94115 1711, USA
    J Urol 170:512-5. 2003
    ..We postulated that under appreciated health related quality of life (HRQOL) differences may exist between patients requiring 1 pad daily and those who do not require pads...
  39. doi request reprint C-reactive protein as a clinically useful biomarker of metastasis of renal cell carcinoma
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mol Diagn Ther 14:191-3. 2010
    ..His subsequent CT scan revealed "multiple pulmonary nodules consistent with progression of metastatic disease." This case demonstrates the potential for monitoring CRP in addition to, or instead of, standard restaging imaging...
  40. doi request reprint Extensive inguinal lymphadenectomy improves overall 5-year survival in penile cancer patients: results from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer 116:2960-6. 2010
    ..Therefore, they assessed the frequency of inguinal lymphadenectomy and the impact of dissection extent on survival using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database...
  41. doi request reprint Major depression drives severity of American Urological Association Symptom Index
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 76:1317-20. 2010
    ..Depression is a common illness associated with chronic inflammatory disease states. Data have suggested a significant role of inflammation in the progression of BPH...
  42. ncbi request reprint Differences in complications and outcomes for obese patients undergoing laparoscopic radical, partial or simple nephrectomy
    Jason W Anast
    Department of Urology, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Urol 172:2287-91. 2004
    ..We determined if obese patients undergoing laparoscopic radical (RN), partial (PN) and simple (SN) nephrectomy are at risk for worse surgical outcomes or increased complications...
  43. pmc Breakage of Needle during Intracavernosal Injection and Use of Portable Ultrasound Guidance for Removal
    Wayland Hsiao
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Case Rep Urol 2013:215492. 2013
    ..Given the rapid proliferation of portable ultrasound machines in the operating room and out in the field, we expect these imaging techniques to become routine, especially in urological emergencies. ..
  44. ncbi request reprint Initial North American experience with the use of the Olympus Button Electrode for vaporization of bladder tumors
    Daniel J Canter
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6211-6. 2012
    ..Furthermore, our ability to obtain adequate grade and stage information has not been compromised by using this vaporization technique...
  45. ncbi request reprint Estimated volume growth characteristics of renal tumors undergoing active surveillance
    Christopher K Hwang
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5459-64. 2010
    ..Through active surveillance, we study the natural history of renal masses and determine their growth rate and risk for metastasis...
  46. doi request reprint Non-malignant drivers of elevated C-reactive protein levels differ in patients with and without a history of cancer
    Timothy V Johnson
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mol Diagn Ther 14:295-303. 2010
    ..However, the impact of non-malignant factors on CRP levels in patients with cancer remains unknown. To address this issue, we conducted an investigation of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP) cohort...
  47. doi request reprint The impact of income and education on dietary habits in stone formers
    Daniel T Saint-Elie
    Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Urology 76:307-13. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) on dietary habits in stones formers (SF) as there is an obvious association between dietary habits and risks of urolithiasis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Operative management of renal injuries: parenchymal and vascular
    Viraj A Master
    Department of Urology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road, Building B, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 33:21-31, v-vi. 2006
    ..Such tools as the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma renal organ injury scale can help the urologist in managing injuries and in salvaging kidneys that would otherwise be removed...
  49. doi request reprint Age and grade trends in prostate cancer (1974-2003): a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Registry analysis
    Ashesh B Jani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:375-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this investigation was to use the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registry to examine time trends in age and grade...
  50. doi request reprint Re: The efficacy of written screening tools in an inner city hospital: literacy based limitations on patient access to appropriate care T. V. Johnson, M. Goodman and V. A. Master J Urol 2007; 178: 623-629
    David Robinson
    J Urol 180:1573-5. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint Grade V renal injury: avulsion of the renal pedicle
    Viraj A Master
    University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:425. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Applying population dynamics modeling to patients with lymph node positive prostate cancer
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Urol 178:1952-5; discussion 1955-6. 2007
    ..Patients with prostate cancer and positive lymph nodes are often considered to be doomed to distant failure. We applied these models to that population to examine whether those data support this presumption...
  53. ncbi request reprint Renal epithelial neoplasms: diagnostic applications of gene expression profiling
    Andrew N Young
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 15:28-38. 2008
    ..Here, we review clinical features of kidney cancer, the WHO classification system, and the growing role of molecular classification for diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy of this disease...