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Urologic Oncology Faculty Publications

UC San Diego Urology faculty, fellows and residents had more than 80 publications in 2013. A few key articles by the urologic oncology faculty are noted below.


Jabaji R, Palazzi KL, Mehrazin R, Cohen SA, Masterson JH, Woo JR, Lee H, Liss MA, Kopp RP, Wang S, Stroup SP, Patterson AL, L'Esperance JO, Derweesh IH. Determinants of renal functional decline after open partial nephrectomy: a comparison of warm, cold, and non-ischemic modalities. Can J Urol. 2014 Feb;21(1):7126-33. PMID: 24529014

Derweesh IH, Russo P. To Clamp or Not To Clamp the Main Renal Artery: The Debate Continues. Eur Urol. 2014 Feb 11. pii: S0302-2838(14)00119-5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24560377

Woo JR, Liss MA, Muldong MT, Palazzi K, Strasner A, Ammirante M, Varki N, Shabaik A, Howell S, Kane CJ, Karin M, Jamieson CA. Tumor infiltrating B-cells are increased in prostate cancer tissue. J Transl Med. 2014 Jan 30;12(1):30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24475900

Kopp RP, Mehrazin R, Palazzi KL, Liss MA, Jabaji R, Mirheydar HS, Lee HJ, Patel N, Elkhoury F, Patterson AL, Derweesh IH. Survival Outcomes after Radical and Partial Nephrectomy for Clinical T2 Renal Tumors Categorized by RENAL Nephrometry Score. BJU Int. 2013 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:24274650


Donat SM, Diaz M, Bishoff JT, Coleman JA, Dahm P, Derweesh IH, Herrell SD 3rd, Hilton S, Jonasch E, Lin DW, Reuter VE, Chang SS. Follow-up for Clinically Localized Renal Neoplasms: AUA Guideline. J Urol. 190(2):407-16, 2013. PMID:23665399

Liss MA, Park SK, Kopp RP, Raheem OA, Bazzi WM, Mehrazin R, Palazzi KL, Stroup SP, Derweesh IH. Is Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery a Viable Approach for Radical Nephrectomy with Renal Vein Thrombus? Comparison to Multiport Laparoscopy. Urology. 2013;82(1):105-10. PMID: 23714202

Moriera DM, Aronson WJ, Terris MK, Kane CJ, Amling CL, Cooperberg MR, Boffetta P, Freedland SJ. Cigarette smoking is associated with an increased risk of biochemical disease recurrence, metastasis, castration-resistant prostate cancer, and mortality after radical prostatectomy: Results from the SEARCH database. Cancer 2013 Oct 11. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28423. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24127391

Kopp RP, Marshall LM, Wang PY, Bauer DC, Barrett-Connor E, Parsons JK. The burden of urinary incontinence and urinary bother among elderly prostate cancer survivors. Eur Urol. 2013 Oct;64(4):672-9. PMID: 23587870

Krane LS, Richards KA, Kader AK, Davis R, Balaji KC, Hemal AK. Preoperative neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio predicts overall survival and extravesical disease in patients undergoing radical cystectomy. J Endourol. 2013 Aug;27(8):1046-50. PMID: 23517015

Liss MA, Kader AK. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: history, techniques and outcomes. World J Urol. 2013 June;31(3):489-97. PMID:23512230

Qin Z, Hall DJ, Liss MA, Hoh CK, Kane CJ, Wallace AM, Vera DR. Optimization via specific fluorescence brightness of a receptor-targeted probe for optical imaging and positron emission tomography of sentinel lymph nodes. J Biomed Opt. 2013; Oct;18(10):101315. PMID: 23958947


Kaouk JH, Autorino R, Kim FJ, Han DH, Lee SW, Yinghao S, Cadeddu JA, Derweesh IH, et al. Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery in Urology: Worldwide Multi-institutional Analysis of 1076 Cases. Eur Urol. 2011;60: 998-1005. PMID: 21684069

Raheem O, Kulidjian AA, Wu C, Jeong YB, Yamaguchi T, Smith KM, Goff D, Leu H, Morris SR, Cacalano NA, Masuda K, Jamieson CH, Kane CJ, Jamieson CA. A novel patient-derived intra-femoral xenograft model of bone metastatic prostate cancer that recapitulates mixed osteolytic and osteoblastic lesions. J Transl Med. 2011 Oct 28;9:185. PMID: 22035283

Bagrodia A, Mehrazin R, Bazzi WM, Silberstein J, Malcolm JB, Stroup SP, Raheem O, Wake RW, Kane CJ, Patterson AL, Wan JY, Derweesh IH. Comparison of Rates and Risk Factors for Development of Osteoporosis and Fractures After Radical or Partial Nephrectomy. Urology. 2011 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Full Text

Bazzi WM, Allaf ME, Berkowitz J, Atalah HN, Parekattil S, Derweesh IH. Multicenter experience with nonischemic multiport laparoscopic and laparoendoscopic single-site partial nephrectomy utilizing bipolar radiofrequency ablation coagulator. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2011;2011:636537. Abstract    Full Text

Derweesh I. H., Silberstein J. L., Bazzi W., Kopp R., Downs T. M., Kane C. J. Laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery for radical and cytoreductive nephrectomy, renal vein thrombectomy, and partial nephrectomy: a prospective pilot evaluation. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2010;2010:107482. Abstract    Full Text

Stroup SP, Kopp RP, Derweesh IH. Laparoscopic and percutaneous cryotherapy for renal neoplasms. Panminerva Med. Dec 2010;52(4):331-338. Abstract

Silberstein J. L., Parsons J. K., Palazzi-Churas K., Downs T. M., Sakamoto K., Derweesh I. H., Woldrich J., Kane C. J. Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in men with human immunodeficiency virus. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. Dec 2010;13(4):328-332.  Abstract    Full Text

Stroup S. P., Bazzi W., Derweesh I. H. Training for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. BJU Int. Sep 2010;106(6 Pt B):934-940. Abstract     Full Text

Ward N. T., Parsons J. K., Levinson A. W., Bagga H. S., Mettee L. Z., Su L. M., Pavlovich C. P. Prostate Size Is Not Associated With Recovery of Sexual Function After Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy. Urology. Epub ahead of print, Dec 30 2010. Abstract    Full Text

Kim H. S., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Freedland S. J. Glycemic control and prostate cancer progression: results from the SEARCH database. Prostate. Oct 1 2010;70(14):1540-1546.
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Kim H. S., Moreira D. M., Smith M. R., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Freedland S. J. A natural history of weight change in men with prostate cancer on androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT): results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database. BJU Int. Epub ahead of print, Sep 22 2010. Abstract     Full Text

Moreira D. M., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Sun L. L., Moul J. W., Freedland S. J. Postoperative prostate-specific antigen nadir improves accuracy for predicting biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: Results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) and Duke Prostate Center databases. Int J Urol. Nov 2010;17(11):914-922. Abstract    Full Text

Teeter A. E., Presti J. C., Jr., Aronson W. J., Terris M. K., Kane C. J., Amling C. L., Freedland S. J. Does PSADT After Radical Prostatectomy Correlate With Overall Survival?-A Report From the SEARCH Database Group. Urology. Jan 2011;77(1):149-153. Abstract    Full Text

Nath SK, Sandhu AP, Sethi RA, Jensen LG, Rosario MD, Kane CJ, Parsons JK, Millard FE, Jiang SB, Rice RK, Pawlicki T, Mundt AJ. Target localization and toxicity in dose-escalated prostate radiotherapy with image-guided approach using daily planar kilovoltage imaging. Technol Cancer Res Treat. Feb 2011;10(1):31-37. Abstract