Publications by authors named "Steven L Chang"

99Publications

The impact of smoking on radical cystectomy complications increases in elderly patients.

Cancer 2020 Dec 22. Epub 2020 Dec 22.

Division of Urological Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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December 2020

Recovery from minimally invasive vs. open surgery in kidney cancer patients: Opioid use and workplace absenteeism.

Investig Clin Urol 2021 Jan 13;62(1):56-64. Epub 2020 Nov 13.

Division of Urological Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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January 2021

Contemporary trends in percutaneous renal mass biopsy utilization in the United States.

Urol Oncol 2020 Nov 7;38(11):835-843. Epub 2020 Sep 7.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: A 2020 Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, and Future Perspectives on Systemic Therapy.

Eur Urol 2020 Aug 12. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and PSMAR-IMIM Research Lab, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Percutaneous CT- and MRI-guided Cryoablation of cT1 Renal Cell Carcinoma: Intermediate- to Long-term Outcomes in 307 Patients.

Radiology 2020 09 7;296(3):687-695. Epub 2020 Jul 7.

From the Division of Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Radiology (S.K.B., K.T., P.B.S., V.M.L., S.G.S.), and Division of Urology, Department of Surgery (S.L.C.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115.

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September 2020

The cost of obesity in radical cystectomy.

Urol Oncol 2020 Dec 1;38(12):932.e9-932.e14. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Delayed blood transfusion is associated with mortality following radical cystectomy.

Scand J Urol 2020 Aug 13;54(4):290-296. Epub 2020 Jun 13.

Division of Urological Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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August 2020

AUTHOR REPLY.

Urology 2020 Jun;140:121

Division of Urology, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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June 2020

Alvimopan Is Associated With a Reduction in Length of Stay and Hospital Costs for Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy.

Urology 2020 Jun 5;140:115-121. Epub 2020 Apr 5.

Division of Urology, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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June 2020

Association of Affordable Care Act-related Medicaid expansion with variation in utilization of surgical services.

Am J Surg 2020 08 28;220(2):441-447. Epub 2019 Dec 28.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Beyond bladder cancer surveillance: building a survivorship clinic.

BJU Int 2020 01;125(1):2-3

Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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January 2020

Differences in survival and impact of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with variant histology of tumors of the renal pelvis.

World J Urol 2020 Sep 20;38(9):2227-2236. Epub 2019 Nov 20.

Division of Urological Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 45 Francis St., ASB II-3, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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September 2020

Response of Primary Renal Cell Carcinoma to Systemic Therapy.

Eur Urol 2019 12 6;76(6):852-860. Epub 2019 Oct 6.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2019

Trends in Adherence to Thromboprophylaxis Guideline in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy.

Urology 2020 Jan 3;135:44-49. Epub 2019 Oct 3.

Division of Urological Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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January 2020

Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing in Urologic Surgery Cycles of Care.

Value Health 2019 07 17;22(7):768-771. Epub 2019 May 17.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Reassessing the Role of Cytoreductive Nephrectomy for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma in 2019.

Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 2019 Jan 17;39:276-283. Epub 2019 May 17.

3 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.

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January 2019

Hospital Charges for Urologic Surgery Episodes of Care Are Rising Despite Declining Costs.

Mayo Clin Proc 2019 06 9;94(6):995-1002. Epub 2019 May 9.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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June 2019

How Have Hospital Pricing Practices for Surgical Episodes of Care Responded to Affordable CareAct-Related Medicaid Expansion?

Urology 2019 03 26;125:79-85. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Evaluating the cost of surveillance for non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: an analysis based on risk categories.

World J Urol 2019 Oct 16;37(10):2059-2065. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Division of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 45 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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October 2019

Use of Preventive Health Services Among Cancer Survivors in the U.S.

Am J Prev Med 2018 12 21;55(6):830-838. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Division of Urological Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Investigating the effect of treatment at high-volume hospitals on overall survival following cytoreductive nephrectomy.

Urol Oncol 2018 09;36(9):400.e15-400.e22

Division of Urology and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Trends in penile prosthesis implantation and analysis of predictive factors for removal.

World J Urol 2019 Apr 24;37(4):639-646. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, 45 Francis St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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April 2019

The impact of age at the time of radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer on the development of second primary malignancies.

Urol Oncol 2018 11 21;36(11):500.e11-500.e19. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA.

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November 2018

Implementation of a Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Program for Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy on an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol.

Eur Urol Focus 2020 01 15;6(1):74-80. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

Division of Urological Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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January 2020

Predictors, utilization patterns, and overall survival of patients undergoing metastasectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the era of targeted therapy.

Eur J Surg Oncol 2018 09 5;44(9):1439-1445. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Department of Medical Oncology, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2018

A contemporary population-based analysis of the incidence, cost, and outcomes of postoperative delirium following major urologic cancer surgeries.

Urol Oncol 2018 Jul 24;36(7):341.e15-341.e22. Epub 2018 May 24.

Center for Surgery & Public Health and Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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July 2018

Contemporary trends in the utilisation of radical prostatectomy.

BJU Int 2018 11 13;122(5):726-728. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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November 2018

The Receipt of Industry Payments is Associated With Prescribing Promoted Alpha-blockers and Overactive Bladder Medications.

Urology 2018 Jul 20;117:50-56. Epub 2018 Apr 20.

Division of Urology, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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July 2018

Current Staging Strategies for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer and Upper Tract Urothelial Cell Carcinoma.

Urol Clin North Am 2018 May;45(2):143-154

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 45 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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May 2018

Has the robot caught up? National trends in utilization, perioperative outcomes, and cost for open, laparoscopic, and robotic pediatric pyeloplasty in the United States from 2003 to 2015.

J Pediatr Urol 2018 08 22;14(4):336.e1-336.e8. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Division of Urologic Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA.

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August 2018

Cost and cost-effectiveness studies in urologic oncology using large administrative databases.

Urol Oncol 2018 04 2;36(4):213-219. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Adrenalectomy for benign and malignant disease: utilization and outcomes by surgeon specialty and surgical approach from 2003-2013.

Can J Urol 2017 Oct;24(5):8990-8997

Section of Urologic Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

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October 2017

The Effect of Physician Specialty Obtaining Access for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy on Perioperative Costs and Outcomes.

J Endourol 2017 11 4;31(11):1152-1156. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

4 Division of Urology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center , Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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November 2017

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a different disease entity in terms of management.

ESMO Open 2016 24;1(6):e000126. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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January 2017

Variations in the Costs of Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer in the USA.

Eur Urol 2018 Mar 10;73(3):374-382. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Division of Urologic Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Industry Payments to Urologists in 2014: an Analysis of the Open Payments Program.

Urol Pract 2017 Jul;4(4):342-347

Division of Urology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (PKM, NJF, TLJ, EAS) and Section of Urologic Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (TLJ, EAS), New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (MEZ, SLC).

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July 2017

Systematic Review of the Volume-Outcome Relationship for Radical Prostatectomy.

Eur Urol Focus 2018 12 6;4(6):775-789. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Urology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA; Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Adoption of Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomies: A Population-Based Analysis of U.S. Surgeons from 2004 to 2013.

J Endourol 2017 09 11;31(9):886-892. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

4 Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine , Stanford, California.

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September 2017

The Impact of Surgeon Volume on Perioperative Outcomes and Cost for Patients Receiving Robotic Partial Nephrectomy.

J Endourol 2017 09 21;31(9):851-857. Epub 2017 Jun 21.

1 Department of Urology, Stanford University Medical Center , Stanford, California.

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September 2017

Risk Assessment in Small Renal Masses: A Review Article.

Urol Clin North Am 2017 May;44(2):189-202

Division of Urological Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, USA.

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May 2017

Complications After Metastasectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma-A Population-based Assessment.

Eur Urol 2017 08 27;72(2):171-174. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

Department of Medical Oncology, Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Prophylactic Antibiotics and Postoperative Complications of Radical Cystectomy: A Population Based Analysis in the United States.

J Urol 2017 08 4;198(2):297-304. Epub 2017 Mar 4.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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August 2017

Effectiveness of Adjuvant Chemotherapy After Radical Nephroureterectomy for Locally Advanced and/or Positive Regional Lymph Node Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma.

J Clin Oncol 2017 Mar 3;35(8):852-860. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Thomas Seisen, Ross E. Krasnow, Jeffrey J. Leow, Stuart R. Lipsitz, Malte W. Vetterlein, Mark A. Preston, Nawar Hanna, Adam S. Kibel, Maxine Sun, Quoc-Dien Trinh, and Steven L. Chang, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Joaquim Bellmunt and Toni K. Choueiri, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Morgan Rouprêt, Pitié Salpétrière Hospital, Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France.

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March 2017

Outcomes of Robotic versus Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: an Updated Meta-Analysis of 4,919 Patients.

J Urol 2016 11 10;196(5):1371-1377. Epub 2016 Jun 10.

Department of Urology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.

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November 2016

Robotic versus open pediatric ureteral reimplantation: Costs and complications from a nationwide sample.

J Pediatr Urol 2016 Dec 23;12(6):408.e1-408.e6. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Division of Urology, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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December 2016

The Decline of the Open Ureteral Reimplant in the United States: National Data From 2003 to 2013.

Urology 2017 Feb 26;100:193-197. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Division of Urology and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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February 2017

Survival Analyses of Patients With Metastatic Renal Cancer Treated With Targeted Therapy With or Without Cytoreductive Nephrectomy: A National Cancer Data Base Study.

J Clin Oncol 2016 09 20;34(27):3267-75. Epub 2016 Jun 20.

Nawar Hanna, Maxine Sun, Christian P. Meyer, Paul L. Nguyen, Steven L. Chang, Guillermo de Velasco, Quoc-Dien Trinh, and Toni K. Choueiri, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; and Sumanta K. Pal, City of Hope, Duarte, CA.

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September 2016

Cost-effectiveness of Management Options for Small Renal Mass: A Systematic Review.

Am J Clin Oncol 2016 10;39(5):484-90

*Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School †Harvard School of Public Health §Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA ‡College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City, NY.

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October 2016

Pain Relief for Acute Urolithiasis: The Case for Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.

Drugs 2016 Jul;76(10):993-7

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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July 2016

Surgeon and Hospital Level Variation in the Costs of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy.

J Urol 2016 Oct 6;196(4):1090-5. Epub 2016 May 6.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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October 2016

Robot-assisted Versus Open Radical Prostatectomy: A Contemporary Analysis of an All-payer Discharge Database.

Eur Urol 2016 11 11;70(5):837-845. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2016

Accurately determining patients who underwent robot-assisted surgery: limitations of administrative databases.

BJU Int 2016 09 18;118(3):346-8. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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September 2016

The Contemporary Incidence and Sequelae of Rhabdomyolysis Following Extirpative Renal Surgery: A Population Based Analysis.

J Urol 2016 Feb 28;195(2):399-405. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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February 2016

Racial Disparities in Postoperative Complications After Radical Nephrectomy: A Population-based Analysis.

Urology 2015 Jun 14;85(6):1411-6. Epub 2015 Apr 14.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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June 2015

Diagnosis and management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2015 Apr 17;29(2):271-88, ix. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

Department of Urology, Bladder Cancer Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA; Division of Urology, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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April 2015

A contemporary review of management and prognostic factors of upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Cancer Treat Rev 2015 Apr 18;41(4):310-9. Epub 2015 Feb 18.

Dana-Farber Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; IMIM-Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Improving selection criteria for early cystectomy in high-grade t1 bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of 15,215 patients.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Feb 5;33(6):643-50. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

William Martin-Doyle, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester; Jeffrey J. Leow, Steven L. Chang, and Joaquim Bellmunt, Bladder Cancer Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School; Jeffrey J. Leow and Steven L. Chang, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Anna Orsola, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; and Joaquim Bellmunt, University Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Médiques, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain.

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February 2015

Readmissions after major urologic cancer surgery.

Can J Urol 2014 Dec;21(6):7537-46

Center for Surgery and Public Health and Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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December 2014

The impact of resident involvement in minimally-invasive urologic oncology procedures.

Can Urol Assoc J 2014 Sep;8(9-10):334-40

Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; ; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA;

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September 2014

The impact of resident involvement in minimally-invasive urologic oncology procedures.

Can Urol Assoc J 2014 Sep;8(9-10):334-40

Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; ; Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA;

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September 2014

Predictors of 30-day acute kidney injury following radical and partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.

Urol Oncol 2014 Nov 14;32(8):1259-66. Epub 2014 Aug 14.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women׳s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women׳s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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November 2014

Chronic kidney disease and perioperative outcomes in urological oncological surgery.

Int J Urol 2014 Dec 14;21(12):1245-52. Epub 2014 Jul 14.

Department of Urology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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December 2014

The impact of robotic surgery on the surgical management of prostate cancer in the USA.

BJU Int 2015 Jun 26;115(6):929-36. Epub 2014 Aug 26.

Department of Urology, Stanford University Medical Centre, Stanford, CA, USA.

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June 2015

Preventable mortality after common urological surgery: failing to rescue?

BJU Int 2015 Apr 19;115(4):666-74. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

Vattikuti Urology Institute, Center for Outcomes Research, Analytics and Evaluation, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA.

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April 2015

Comparative effectiveness of robot-assisted and open radical prostatectomy in the postdissemination era.

J Clin Oncol 2014 May 14;32(14):1419-26. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Giorgio Gandaglia, Pierre I. Karakiewicz, and Maxine Sun, Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Giorgio Gandaglia and Francesco Montorsi, Urological Research Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy; Jesse D. Sammon and Mani Menon, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI; Steven L. Chang, Toni K. Choueiri, Adam S. Kibel, Ramdev Konijeti, Paul L. Nguyen, and Quoc-Dien Trinh, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Jim C. Hu, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Simon P. Kim, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and Shyam Sukumar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

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May 2014

A systematic review and meta-analysis of adjuvant and neoadjuvant chemotherapy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Eur Urol 2014 Sep 16;66(3):529-41. Epub 2014 Mar 16.

Bladder Cancer Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Impact of surgeon volume on the morbidity and costs of radical cystectomy in the USA: a contemporary population-based analysis.

BJU Int 2015 May 26;115(5):713-21. Epub 2015 Jan 26.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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May 2015

Reply from authors re: Cora N. Sternberg, Richard Sylvester. Thoughts on a systematic review and meta-analysis of adjuvant chemotherapy in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Eur Urol 2014;66:55-6.

Eur Urol 2014 Jul 14;66(1):57-8. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

Bladder Cancer Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Evaluating hematuria: impact of guideline adherence on urologic cancer diagnosis.

Am J Med 2014 Jul 21;127(7):625-32. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Department of Radiology and Center for Evidence-Based Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

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July 2014

Editorial comment.

J Urol 2014 May 21;191(5):1271. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Division of Urology and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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May 2014

National trends of perioperative outcomes and costs for open, laparoscopic and robotic pediatric pyeloplasty.

J Urol 2014 Apr 25;191(4):1090-5. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Division of Urologic Surgery, and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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April 2014

Propensity-matched comparison of morbidity and costs of open and robot-assisted radical cystectomies: a contemporary population-based analysis in the United States.

Eur Urol 2014 Sep 28;66(3):569-76. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Urology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2014

The health care burden of skeletal related events in patients with renal cell carcinoma and bone metastasis.

J Urol 2014 Jun 30;191(6):1678-84. Epub 2013 Dec 30.

Division of Urologic Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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June 2014

The economic impact of cytoreductive surgery and tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy in the treatment of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumours: a Markov chain decision analysis.

Eur J Cancer 2014 Jan 8;50(2):397-405. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

Division of Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Center for Sarcoma and Bone Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States.

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January 2014

Adjuvant chemotherapy for invasive bladder cancer: a 2013 updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.

Eur Urol 2014 Jul 28;66(1):42-54. Epub 2013 Aug 28.

Bladder Cancer Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA; University Hospital del Mar-IMIM, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:

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July 2014