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#1
Mathew Sorensen
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April 19, 2017: Journal of Urology
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#2
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April 19, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28428110/does-peak-urine-flow-rate-predict-the-development-of-incident-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-in-men-with-mild-to-no-current-symptoms-results-from-reduce
#3
Ross M Simon, Lauren E Howard, Daniel M Moreira, Claus Roehrborn, Adriana Vidal, Ramiro Castro-Santamaria, Stephen J Freedland
PURPOSE: To determine whether decreased peak urine flow is associated with future incident lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with mild to no LUTS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our population consisted of (3,140) men from the REDUCE trial with mild to no LUTS defined as an International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS)<8. REDUCE was a randomized trial of dutasteride vs. placebo for prostate cancer prevention in men with an elevated PSA and a negative biopsy. IPSS measures were obtained every 6 months throughout the 4-year study...
April 17, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28412377/what-can-we-learn-and-what-can-t-we-learn-from-observational-studies-of-adolescent-varicocele-treatment
#4
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Michael P Kurtz
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April 12, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28411072/outcomes-of-patients-with-renal-cell-carcinoma-and-sarcomatoid-dedifferentiation-treated-with-nephrectomy-and-systemic-therapies-over-three-decades-comparison-between-the-cytokine-1987-2005-and-the-targeted-therapy-2006-2015-eras
#5
Sarp K Keskin, Pavlos Msaouel, Kenneth R Hess, Kai-Jie Yu, Surena F Matin, Kanishka Sircar, Pheroze Tamboli, Eric Jonasch, Christopher G Wood, Jose A Karam, Nizar M Tannir
PURPOSE: To study the overall survival and prognostic factors of patients with sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma treated with nephrectomy and systemic therapy in the cytokine and targeted therapy eras. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective study of patients with sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma who had nephrectomy and received systemic therapy at our center in the cytokine era (1987-2005) or the targeted therapy era (2006-2015). Multivariate regression models were used to determine the association of covariables with survival...
April 11, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28411071/predictive-nomogram-for-recurrence-following-surgery-for-non-metastatic-renal-cell-cancer-with-tumor-thrombus
#6
E Jason Abel, Timothy A Masterson, Jose A Karam, Viraj A Master, Vitaly Margulis, Ryan Hutchinson, C Adam Lorentz, Evan Bloom, Tyler M Bauman, Christopher G Wood, Michael L Blute
BACKGROUND: Following surgery for non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with tumor thrombus, the risk of recurrence is significant but variable among individual patients. The purpose of this study is to develop and validate a predictive nomogram for individual estimation of recurrence risk following surgery for RCC with venous tumor thrombus. METHODS: Comprehensive data was collected for non-metastatic RCC patients with thrombus treated at 5 institutions from 2000-2013...
April 11, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28411070/development-and-initial-testing-of-the-flow-instrument-a-novel-assessment-of-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-in-men
#7
Kelvin A Moses, Daniel Heslop, Derek M Griffith, Arturo Holmes, Lisa Sherden, Consuelo H Wilkins, Kenneth A Wallston
PURPOSE: To develop a method of assessing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) regardless of literacy/numeracy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We convened focus groups and developed a questionnaire based on four identified domains of urinary function: Frequency, Incontinence (Leakage), Nocturia (Overnight voiding), and Weak stream (FLOW). We pilot tested the novel questionnaire in 64 men and performed quantitative analysis to determine internal consistency. Criterion validity was established via direct comparison to the American Urological Association Symptom Score (AUA-SS) in a larger cohort of 161 men...
April 11, 2017: Journal of Urology
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April 11, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28410458/editorial-comment
#9
Gary E Lemack
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April 11, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28410457/editorial-comment
#10
Roger Dmochowski
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April 11, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28408195/editorial-comment
#11
Armando J Lorenzo
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April 10, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400189/predicting-complications-following-robot-assisted-partial-nephrectomy-with-the-acs-nsqip-universal-surgical-risk-calculator
#12
Jared S Winoker, David J Paulucci, Harry Anastos, Nikhil Waingankar, Ronney Abaza, Daniel D Eun, Akshay Bhandari, Ashok K Hemal, John P Sfakianos, Ketan K Badani
PURPOSE: We evaluated the predictive value of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) surgical risk calculator in a tertiary referral cohort of patients undergoing robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN). MATERIALS AND METHODS: We queried our prospectively maintained multi-institutional database of RAPN patients and input the preoperative details of 300 randomly selected patients into the calculator. Accuracy of the calculator was assessed by receiver-operator area under the curve (AUC) and also by Brier score (BS)...
April 8, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400188/devascularized-parenchymal-mass-associated-with-partial-nephrectomy-predictive-factors-and-impact-on-functional-recovery
#13
Wen Dong, Jitao Wu, Chalairat Suk-Ouichai, Elvis Caraballo Antonio, Erick Remer, Jianbo Li, Joseph Zabell, Sudhir Isharwal, Steven C Campbell
PURPOSE: Parenchymal mass loss is the predominant factor associated with functional outcomes after partial nephrectomy (PN), and is primarily due to excised parenchymal mass (EPM) and/or devascularized parenchymal mass (DPM). We evaluate the importance of EPM and DPM relative to functional recovery after PN. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 168 PN patients had necessary studies to determine EPM and DPM and evaluate parenchymal mass changes and functional loss within the operated kidney...
April 8, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28400187/staged-tubularized-auto-graft-stag-repair-for-primary-proximal-hypospadias-with-%C3%A2-30%C3%A2-ventral-curvature
#14
Warren Snodgrass, Nicol Bush
PURPOSE: We report outcomes in consecutive patients with primary proximal hypospadias and ventral curvature≥ 30° after degloving, all repaired by 2-stage tubularized autografts (STAG), a variation of the Nicolle-Bracka procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Consecutive boys with proximal hypospadias and ventral curvature (VC) ≥ 30° after degloving all underwent transection of the urethral plate. Those with persistent VC ≥ 30° additionally had 3 ventral corporotomies without corporal grafting for straightening...
April 8, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396184/focal-laser-ablation-of-prostate-cancer-feasibility-of-mri-us-fusion-for-guidance
#15
Shyam Natarajan, Tonye A Jones, Alan M Priester, Rory Geoghegan, Patricia Lieu, Merdie Delfin, Ely Felker, Daniel J A Margolis, Anthony Sisk, Allan Pantuck, Warren Grundfest, Leonard S Marks
PURPOSE: Focal laser ablation (FLA) is a potential treatment for some men with prostate cancer (CaP). As currently practiced, FLA is performed by radiologists in a MRI unit (in-bore). We evaluated the safety and feasibility of performing FLA in a urology clinic (out-of-bore), using magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound (MRI/US) fusion for guidance. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 11 men with intermediate risk CaP were enrolled in this prospective, IRB-approved pilot study...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396183/the-impact-of-health-literacy-and-clinicodemographic-factors-on-use-of-discharge-services-after-radical-cystectomy
#16
Stephen F Kappa, Kristen R Scarpato, Kathryn M Goggins, Sunil Kripalani, Kelvin A Moses
PURPOSE: There are few data regarding the relationship between health literacy and discharge disposition. We hypothesized that patient discharge needs after radical cystectomy (RC) are affected by health literacy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We identified 504 patients who underwent RC and completed the validated Brief Health Literacy Screen (BHLS) since November 2010. Bivariate and logistic regression analyses were performed to determine if health literacy was associated with utilization of discharge resources after RC...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396182/safety-of-mesh-use-in-vaginal-cystocele-repair-analysis-of-national-patient-characteristics-and-complications
#17
Marissa C Theofanides, Ifeanyi Onyeji, Justin Matulay, Wilson Sui, Maxwell James, Doreen E Chung
PURPOSE: The use of mesh in vaginal cystocele repair has declined. We analyzed the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Project (NSQIP) database to compare outcomes of repairs with and without mesh. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Current Procedural Terminology was used to identify patients undergoing cystocele repair with and without mesh from 2006-2013. Patient characteristics and complications were analyzed. RESULTS: 6,849 patients were identified...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396181/severity-of-preoperative-proteinuria-is-a-risk-factor-for-overall-mortality-in-patients-undergoing-nephrectomy
#18
David Y Yang, R Houston Thompson, Harras B Zaid, Christine M Lohse, Andrew D Rule, Stephen A Boorjian, Bradley C Leibovich, John C Cheville, Matthew K Tollefson
PURPOSE: Chronic kidney disease may adversely affect survival following nephrectomy. Proteinuria is increasingly used as a marker for kidney disease. However, the relationship between preoperative proteinuria and survival following nephrectomy remains incompletely characterized. We sought to evaluate the association of preoperative proteinuria with overall and cancer-specific survival using our institutional nephrectomy registry. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We identified 1,846 patients with localized clear cell renal cell carcinoma treated with curative intent (radical or partial nephrectomy) between 1995 and 2010...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396060/editorial-comment
#19
Marcus Drake
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April 7, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396059/editorial-comment
#20
David A Ginsberg
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April 7, 2017: Journal of Urology
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