Publications by authors named "Wassim Kassouf"

100Publications

Role of prehabilitation following major uro-oncologic surgery: a narrative review.

World J Urol 2020 Oct 31. Epub 2020 Oct 31.

Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-020-03505-4DOI Listing
October 2020

Evidence-based diagnostic accuracy measurement in urine cytology using likelihood ratios.

J Am Soc Cytopathol 2020 Sep 24. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Department of Pathology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasc.2020.09.008DOI Listing
September 2020

Management of complex renal cysts in Canada: results of a survey study.

BMC Urol 2020 Apr 28;20(1):47. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12e avenue N, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12894-020-00614-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7189683PMC
April 2020

Impact of sex on response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with bladder cancer.

Urol Oncol 2020 07 11;38(7):639.e1-639.e9. Epub 2020 Feb 11.

Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX; Departments of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York; Department of Urology, Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; Institute for Urology and Reproductive Health, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2020.01.010DOI Listing
July 2020

The use of perioperative chemotherapy in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in Quebec, Canada, 2000-2016.

Can Urol Assoc J 2020 May 29;14(5):E191-E201. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.6094DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197966PMC
May 2020

PD-1/PD-L1 Immune Checkpoint Inhibition with Radiation in Bladder Cancer: and Abscopal Effects.

Mol Cancer Ther 2020 01 18;19(1):211-220. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Urologic Oncology Research Program, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-18-0986DOI Listing
January 2020

What Is the Significance of Variant Histology in Urothelial Carcinoma?

Eur Urol Focus 2020 07 15;6(4):653-663. Epub 2019 Sep 15.

Division of Surgery, Department of Urology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euf.2019.09.003DOI Listing
July 2020

Molecular subtyping, tumor infiltration, and trimodal therapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: more questions than answers.

Transl Androl Urol 2019 Jul;8(Suppl 3):S325-S328

Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/tau.2019.05.12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6642967PMC
July 2019

Prevalence and associated factors for dipstick microscopic hematuria in men.

BMC Urol 2019 Aug 6;19(1):76. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Division of Urology, McGill University Health Center, 1001 Blvd Decarie, room E02.4366, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12894-019-0505-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6683467PMC
August 2019

Improving ultrasound-based prostate volume estimation.

BMC Urol 2019 Jul 24;19(1):68. Epub 2019 Jul 24.

Urologic Oncology Research Group, Cancer Research Program, Research Institute (RI) of McGill University Health Center (MUHC), Glen Campus, E M2.2210, 1001 Blvd Décarie, Montréal, Qc, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12894-019-0492-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6657110PMC
July 2019

The immune mediated role of extracellular HMGB1 in a heterotopic model of bladder cancer radioresistance.

Sci Rep 2019 04 23;9(1):6348. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Urologic Oncology Research Division, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42864-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478679PMC
April 2019

Impact of the introduction of novel hormonal agents on metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treatment choice.

J Oncol Pharm Pract 2020 Mar 18;26(2):293-305. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1078155219842329DOI Listing
March 2020

Short- and long-term survival has improved after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in Québec during the years 2000-2015.

J Surg Oncol 2019 Jun 28;119(8):1135-1144. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.25456DOI Listing
June 2019

Canadian Urological Association guideline: Perioperative thromboprophylaxis and management of anticoagulation.

Can Urol Assoc J 2019 Apr 14;13(4):105-114. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5828DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6456347PMC
April 2019

Propensity-score-matched comparison of soft tissue surgical margins status between open and robotic-assisted radical cystectomy.

Urol Oncol 2019 03 14;37(3):179.e1-179.e7. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria; Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2018.10.012DOI Listing
March 2019

Bladder Preservation Therapy: Review of Literature and Future Directions of Trimodal Therapy.

Curr Urol Rep 2018 Nov 3;19(12):108. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, 1001 Decarie Blvd, D02.7210, Montreal, QC, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-018-0859-zDOI Listing
November 2018

Changes in the outcome of prostate biopsies after preventive task force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen screening.

BMC Urol 2018 Aug 20;18(1):69. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McGill University, McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Boulevard Decarie, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12894-018-0384-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6102901PMC
August 2018

Treatment Strategy for Newly Diagnosed T1 High-grade Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma: New Insights and Updated Recommendations.

Eur Urol 2018 11 13;74(5):597-608. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University Health Network, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2018.06.024DOI Listing
November 2018

Changes in the levels of testosterone profile over time in relation to clinical parameters in a cohort of patients with prostate cancer managed by active surveillance.

World J Urol 2018 Aug 20;36(8):1209-1217. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2270-2DOI Listing
August 2018

Repeat Transurethral Resection in Non-muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer: A Systematic Review.

Eur Urol 2018 06 6;73(6):925-933. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgical Sciences, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, University of Studies of Torino, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2018.02.014DOI Listing
June 2018

Re: Propensity Score Analysis of Radical Cystectomy Versus Bladder-sparing Trimodal Therapy in the Setting of a Multidisciplinary Bladder Cancer Clinic.

Eur Urol 2018 05 14;73(5):810-811. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2018.01.034DOI Listing
May 2018

Neoadjuvant Dose Dense MVAC versus Gemcitabine and Cisplatin in Patients with cT3-4aN0M0 Bladder Cancer Treated with Radical Cystectomy.

J Urol 2018 06 9;199(6):1452-1458. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.12.062DOI Listing
June 2018

Editorial Comment.

Authors:
Wassim Kassouf

J Urol 2018 02 11;199(2):415. Epub 2017 Nov 11.

Department of Surgery, McGill University, Urologic Oncology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.08.133DOI Listing
February 2018

Neoadjuvant treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: The past, the present, and the future.

Urol Oncol 2018 09 8;36(9):413-422. Epub 2017 Nov 8.

Department of Surgical Oncology (Urology), Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.10.014DOI Listing
September 2018

Contemporary cost-consequence analysis of blue light cystoscopy with hexaminolevulinate in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Can Urol Assoc J 2017 Jun;11(6):173-181

Division of Urology, Departments of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network and the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.4568DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472462PMC
June 2017

Dose dense MVAC prior to radical cystectomy: a real-world experience.

World J Urol 2017 Nov 17;35(11):1729-1736. Epub 2017 Jun 17.

Department of Surgery (Division of Urology), McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-017-2065-xDOI Listing
November 2017

Health care services utilization during the last 6 months of life among patients with bladder cancer who underwent radical cystectomy in Quebec, Canada.

Urol Oncol 2017 09 4;35(9):539.e1-539.e7. Epub 2017 May 4.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.04.005DOI Listing
September 2017

Radical Cystectomy is the best choice for most patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer? | Opinion: Yes.

Int Braz J Urol 2017 Mar-Apr;43(2):184-187

Division of Urology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5433354PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2017.02.03DOI Listing
December 2017

Does teaching of robotic partial nephrectomy affect renal function and perioperative outcomes?

Urol Oncol 2017 05 6;35(5):227-233. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

Department of Urology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2016.12.001DOI Listing
May 2017

Perioperative chemotherapy in upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a comprehensive review.

World J Urol 2017 Sep 10;35(9):1401-1407. Epub 2017 Jan 10.

Department of Urology, Cochin Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris Descartes University, 27, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014, Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-016-1995-zDOI Listing
September 2017

Contemporary Management of Primary Distal Urethral Cancer.

Urol Clin North Am 2016 Nov;43(4):493-503

Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec H4A3J1, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ucl.2016.06.010DOI Listing
November 2016

Upper Urinary Tract Carcinoma In Situ: Current Knowledge, Future Direction.

J Urol 2017 02 21;197(2):287-295. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Department of Urology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2016.03.194DOI Listing
February 2017

Follow-up in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer-International Bladder Cancer Network recommendations.

Urol Oncol 2016 10 29;34(10):460-8. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

Department of Urology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2016.05.028DOI Listing
October 2016

Bladder cancer.

Lancet 2016 12 23;388(10061):2796-2810. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Department of Surgery (Urology), McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30512-8DOI Listing
December 2016

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy-related histologic changes in radical cystectomy: assessment accuracy and prediction of response.

Hum Pathol 2016 07 10;53:35-40. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Department of Pathology, McGill University Health Center and McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada H4A 3J1. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2016.02.011DOI Listing
July 2016

Prognostic value of urinary cytology and other biomarkers for recurrence and progression in bladder cancer: a prospective study.

World J Urol 2016 Oct 23;34(10):1405-9. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

Department of Surgery (Urology), McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-016-1795-5DOI Listing
October 2016

Incorporation of the da Vinci Surgical Skills Simulator at urology Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs): a pilot study.

Can J Urol 2016 Feb;23(1):8160-6

Division of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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February 2016

The value of urine cytology in the workup of hematuria.

Authors:
Wassim Kassouf

Cancer Cytopathol 2016 May 16;124(5):303-4. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

Associate Professor, Department of Urology, McGill University Health Center.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncy.21700DOI Listing
May 2016

Survival after Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer in Relation to Prior Non-Muscle Invasive Disease in Quebec.

Urol Int 2016 11;97(1):49-53. Epub 2016 Feb 11.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Que., Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000444093DOI Listing
April 2017

Evolving concepts in muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

World J Urol 2016 Jan;34(1):1-2

Department of Surgery (Urology), McGill University Health Center, 1001 Decarie Blvd, D02.7210, Montreal, QC, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00345-015-1755-5DOI Listing
January 2016

The Role of HMGB1 in Radioresistance of Bladder Cancer.

Mol Cancer Ther 2016 Mar 30;15(3):471-9. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

Urologic Oncology Research Division, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-15-0581DOI Listing
March 2016

Predictors of costs associated with radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: A population-based retrospective cohort study in the province of Quebec, Canada.

J Surg Oncol 2016 Feb 22;113(2):223-8. Epub 2015 Dec 22.

Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.24132DOI Listing
February 2016

Cost-effectiveness of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and targeted biopsy in diagnosing prostate cancer.

Urol Oncol 2016 Mar 24;34(3):119.e1-9. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Division of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2015.09.010DOI Listing
March 2016

Bladder cancer: A step closer to individualized treatment for bladder cancer.

Nat Rev Urol 2016 Mar 24;13(3):127-8. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, D02-7214, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrurol.2015.265DOI Listing
March 2016

Evaluation of RNA-binding motif protein 3 expression in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder: an immunohistochemical study.

World J Surg Oncol 2015 Nov 14;13:317. Epub 2015 Nov 14.

Department of Pathology, McGill University Health Centre and McGill University, Glen Site, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, QC, H4A 3J1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-015-0730-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4650614PMC
November 2015

Inverted urothelial carcinoma: a series of 12 cases with a wide morphologic spectrum overlapping with the large nested variant.

Hum Pathol 2015 Oct 26;46(10):1506-13. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Department of Pathology, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec H4J1C5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2015.06.010DOI Listing
October 2015

Health-care services utilization and costs associated with radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: a descriptive population-based study in the province of Quebec, Canada.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Aug 5;15:308. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Division of Urology, Department of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-0972-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4523952PMC
August 2015

Partial versus radical nephrectomy for renal tumours ≤7 cm: The debate continues.

Can Urol Assoc J 2015 Mar-Apr;9(3-4):E230-1

Division of Urology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.2876DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4455649PMC
June 2015