Publications

  1. Zhang BY, Thompson RH, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Boorjian SA, Cheville JC, Costello BA. Novel prognostic model for patients with sarcomatoid renal cell carcinoma. BJU Int. 2014 Apr 15.
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  2. Haddad AQ, Wood CG, Abel EJ, Krabbe LM, Darwish OM, Thompson RH, Heckman JE, Merril MM, Gayed BA, Sagalowsky AI, Boorjian SA, Margulis V, Leibovich BC. Oncologic Outcomes Following Surgical Resection of Renal Cell Carcinoma with IVC Thrombus Extending Above the Hepatic Veins: A Contemporary Multi-Center Cohort. J Urol. 2014 Apr 02.
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  3. Schmit GD, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Wass CT, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD. ABLATE: A Renal Ablation Planning Algorithm. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Apr; 202(4):894-903.
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  4. Welch BT, Callstrom MR, Morris JM, Kurup AN, Schmit GD, Weisbrod AJ, Lohse CM, Kohli M, Costello BA, Olivier KR, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Atwell TD. Feasibility and Oncologic Control Following Percutaneous Image-guided Ablation of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Urol. 2014 Mar 11.
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  5. Eisenberg MS, Thompson RH, Frank I, Kim SP, Cotter KJ, Tollefson MK, Kaushik D, Thapa P, Tarrell R, Boorjian SA. Long-term renal function outcomes after radical cystectomy. J Urol. 2014 Mar; 191(3):619-25. Epub 2013 Sep 12
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  6. Viers BR, Boorjian SA, Frank I, Tarrell RF, Thapa P, Karnes RJ, Thompson RH, Tollefson MK. Pretreatment Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Is Associated with Advanced Pathologic Tumor Stage and Increased Cancer-specific Mortality Among Patients with Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder Undergoing Radical Cystectomy. Eur Urol. 2014 Feb 26.
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  7. Kim SP, Gross CP, Nguyen PY, Smaldone MC, Thompson RH, Shah ND, Kutikov A, Han LC, Karnes RJ, Ziegenfuss JY, Tilburt JC. Specialty bias in treatment recommendations and quality of life among radiation oncologists and urologists for localized prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Feb 25.
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  8. Knoedler JJ, Karnes RJ, Thompson RH, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Boorjian SA. The association of tumor volume with mortality following radical prostatectomy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Jan 28.
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  9. Carrasco A, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Boorjian SA. The impact of histology on survival for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy. Indian J Urol. 2014 Jan; 30(1):38-42.
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  10. Xylinas E, Robinson BD, Kluth LA, Volkmer BG, Hautmann R, Kufer R, Zerbib M, Kwon E, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Shariat SF. Association of T-cell co-regulatory protein expression with clinical outcomes following radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2014 Jan; 40(1):121-7. Epub 2013 Sep 18
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  11. Hubanks JM, Boorjian SA, Frank I, Gettman MT, Thompson RH, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Karnes RJ. The presence of extracapsular extension is associated with an increased risk of death from prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy for patients with seminal vesicle invasion and negative lymph nodes. UROL. ONCOL. 2014; 32(1):26.e1-7.
  12. Kaushik D, Frank I, Eisenberg MS, Cheville JC, Tarrell R, Thapa P, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA. Gender-specific survival following radical cystectomy for pT4 bladder cancer. World J Urol. 2013 Dec 21.
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  13. Linder BJ, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Cheville JC, Lohse CM, Gastineau DA, Boorjian SA. The impact of perioperative blood transfusion on survival after nephrectomy for non-metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). BJU Int. 2013 Oct 29.
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  14. Thompson RH. Words of wisdom: Re: Tolerance of the human kidney to isolated controlled ischemia. Eur Urol. 2013 Oct; 64(4):684-5.
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  15. Greco F, Cadeddu JA, Gill IS, Kaouk JH, Remzi M, Thompson RH, van Leeuwen FW, van der Poel HG, Fornara P, Rassweiler J. Current Perspectives in the Use of Molecular Imaging To Target Surgical Treatments for Genitourinary Cancers. Eur Urol. 2014 May; 65(5):947-64. Epub 2013 Aug 07.
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  16. Schmit GD, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, McDonald RJ, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Kor DJ, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD. Percutaneous renal cryoablation in obese and morbidly obese patients. Urology. 2013 Sep; 82(3):636-41. Epub 2013 Jul 26.
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  17. Thiel DD, Jorns J, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Parker AS. Maximum tumor diameter is not an accurate predictor of renal cell carcinoma tumor volume. Scand J Urol. 2013 Dec; 47(6):472-5. Epub 2013 Jul 24.
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  18. Eisenberg MS, Boorjian SA, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Thapa P, Kaushik D, Frank I. The SPARC score: a multifactorial outcome prediction model for patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. J Urol. 2013 Dec; 190(6):2005-10. Epub 2013 Jun 14.
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  19. Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Kim SP, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Tarrel R, Dronca R, Costello B, Frank I. Eligibility for neoadjuvant/adjuvant cisplatin-based chemotherapy among radical cystectomy patients. BJU Int. 2013 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]
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  20. Kaushik D, Linder BJ, Thompson RH, Eisenberg MS, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Boorjian SA. The impact of histology on clinicopathologic outcomes for patients with renal cell carcinoma and venous tumor thrombus: a matched cohort analysis. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):136-41. Epub 2013 May 01.
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  21. Zhang BY, Thompson RH, Lohse CM, Dronca RS, Cheville JC, Kwon ED, Leibovich BC. Carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX) is not an independent predictor of outcome in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) after long-term follow-up. BJU Int. 2013 Jun; 111(7):1046-53. Epub 2013 Apr 02.
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  22. Kim SP, Shah ND, Weight CJ, Thompson RH, Wang JK, Karnes RJ, Han LC, Ziegenfuss JY, Frank I, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA. Population-based trends in urinary diversion among patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(4):478-84. Epub 2013 Mar 01.
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  23. Kim SP, Thompson RH. Kidney function after partial nephrectomy: current thinking. Curr Opin Urol. 2013 Mar; 23(2):105-11.
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  24. Wang JK, Tollefson MK, Kim SP, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Thompson RH. Iatrogenic splenectomy during nephrectomy for renal tumors. Int J Urol. 2013 Sep; 20(9):896-902. Epub 2013 Feb 04.
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  25. Atwell TD, Schmit GD, Boorjian SA, Mandrekar J, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Chow GK, Leibovich BC, Callstrom MR, Patterson DE, Lohse CM, Thompson RH. Percutaneous ablation of renal masses measuring 3.0 cm and smaller: comparative local control and complications after radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Feb; 200(2):461-6.
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  26. Eisenberg MS, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Kaushik D, Lohse CM, Boorjian SA, Costello BA, Leibovich BC. Association of microvascular and capillary-lymphatic invasion with outcome in patients with renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):37-43. Epub 2013 Jan 23.
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  27. Linder BJ, Frank I, Cheville JC, Tollefson MK, Thompson RH, Tarrell RF, Thapa P, Boorjian SA. The impact of perioperative blood transfusion on cancer recurrence and survival following radical cystectomy. Eur Urol. 2013 May; 63(5):839-45. Epub 2013 Jan 11.
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  28. Boorjian SA, Kim SP, Tollefson MK, Carrasco A, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Thapa P, Frank I. Comparative performance of comorbidity indices for estimating perioperative and 5-year all cause mortality following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):55-60. Epub 2013 Jan 09.
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  29. Weight CJ, Kim SP, Jacobson DJ, McGree ME, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Karnes RJ, St Sauver J. The effect of benign lower urinary tract symptoms on subsequent prostate cancer testing and diagnosis. Eur Urol. 2013 Jun; 63(6):1021-7. Epub 2013 Jan 04.
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  30. Kaushik D, Kim SP, Childs MA, Lohse CM, Costello BA, Cheville JC, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH. Overall survival and development of stage IV chronic kidney disease in patients undergoing partial and radical nephrectomy for benign renal tumors. Eur Urol. 2013 Oct; 64(4):600-6. Epub 2012 Dec 25.
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  31. Kim SP, Boorjian SA, Shah ND, Weight CJ, Tilburt JC, Han LC, Thompson RH, Trinh QD, Sun M, Moriarty JP, Karnes RJ. Disparities in access to hospitals with robotic surgery for patients with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):514-20. Epub 2012 Dec 17.
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  32. Kim SP, Karnes RJ, Nguyen PL, Ziegenfuss JY, Han LC, Thompson RH, Trinh QD, Sun M, Boorjian SA, Beebe TJ, Tilburt JC. Clinical implementation of quality of life instruments and prediction tools for localized prostate cancer: results from a national survey of radiation oncologists and urologists. J Urol. 2013 Jun; 189(6):2092-8. Epub 2012 Dec 03.
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  33. Schmit GD, Thompson RH, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Boorjian SA, Carter RE, Geske JR, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD. Usefulness of R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry scoring system for predicting outcomes and complications of percutaneous ablation of 751 renal tumors. J Urol. 2013 Jan; 189(1):30-5. Epub 2012 Nov 16.
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  34. Linder BJ, Frank I, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Thapa P, Tarrell RF, Boorjian SA. Outcomes following radical cystectomy for nested variant of urothelial carcinoma: a matched cohort analysis. J Urol. 2013 May; 189(5):1670-5. Epub 2012 Nov 06.
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  35. Hegg RM, Schmit GD, Boorjian SA, McDonald RJ, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD, Thompson RH. Percutaneous renal cryoablation after partial nephrectomy: technical feasibility, complications and outcomes. J Urol. 2013 Apr; 189(4):1243-8. Epub 2012 Oct 30.
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  36. Sudarshan S, Karam JA, Brugarolas J, Thompson RH, Uzzo R, Rini B, Margulis V, Patard JJ, Escudier B, Linehan WM. Metabolism of kidney cancer: from the lab to clinical practice. Eur Urol. 2013 Feb; 63(2):244-51. Epub 2012 Sep 28.
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  37. Junker K, Ficarra V, Kwon ED, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH, Oosterwijk E. Potential role of genetic markers in the management of kidney cancer. Eur Urol. 2013 Feb; 63(2):333-40. Epub 2012 Sep 24.
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  38. Boorjian SA, Tollefson MK, Thompson RH, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Karnes RJ. Natural history of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy with adjuvant radiation therapy. J Urol. 2012 Nov; 188(5):1761-6. Epub 2012 Sep 19.
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  39. Zarei S, Frank I, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Kim S, Weight C, Tarrell R, Thapa P, Cheville JC. Prognostic significance of measured depth of invasion of urothelial carcinoma of the bladder compared to the 2010 American Joint Committee on Cancer pT2 and pT3 classifications. J Urol. 2012 Nov; 188(5):1706-11. Epub 2012 Sep 19.
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  40. Kim SP, Crispen PL, Thompson RH, Weight CJ, Boorjian SA, Costello BA, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC. Assessment of the pathologic inclusion criteria from contemporary adjuvant clinical trials for predicting disease progression after nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. Cancer. 2012 Sep 15; 118(18):4412-20. Epub 2012 Jan 03.
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  41. Kim SP, Shah ND, Karnes RJ, Weight CJ, Shippee ND, Han LC, Boorjian SA, Smaldone MC, Frank I, Gettman MT, Tollefson MK, Thompson RH. Hospitalization costs for radical prostatectomy attributable to robotic surgery. Eur Urol. 2013 Jul; 64(1):11-6. Epub 2012 Aug 20.
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  42. Sukov WR, Hodge JC, Lohse CM, Akre MK, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH, Cheville JC. ALK alterations in adult renal cell carcinoma: frequency, clinicopathologic features and outcome in a large series of consecutively treated patients. Mod Pathol. 2012 Nov; 25(11):1516-25. Epub 2012 Jun 29.
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  43. Kim SP, Frank I, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Weight CJ, Thapa P, Boorjian SA. The impact of squamous and glandular differentiation on survival after radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma. J Urol. 2012 Aug; 188(2):405-9. Epub 2012 Jun 14.
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  44. Cheville JC, Lohse CM, Sukov WR, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC. Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma: the impact of tumor grade on outcome. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Jun; 36(6):851-6.
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  45. Schmit GD, Thompson RH, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Carter RE, Callstrom MR, Atwell TD. Percutaneous cryoablation of solitary sporadic renal cell carcinomas. BJU Int. 2012 Dec; 110(11 Pt B):E526-31. Epub 2012 May 15.
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  46. Kim SP, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Weight CJ, Han LC, Murad MH, Shippee ND, Erwin PJ, Costello BA, Chow GK, Leibovich BC. Comparative effectiveness for survival and renal function of partial and radical nephrectomy for localized renal tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Urol. 2012 Jul; 188(1):51-7. Epub 2012 May 14.
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  47. Kim SP, Leibovich BC, Shah ND, Weight CJ, Borah BJ, Han LC, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH. The relationship of postoperative complications with in-hospital outcomes and costs after renal surgery for kidney cancer. BJU Int. 2013 Apr; 111(4):580-8. Epub 2012 May 07.
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  48. Sukov WR, Hodge JC, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH, Pearce KE, Wiktor AE, Cheville JC. TFE3 rearrangements in adult renal cell carcinoma: clinical and pathologic features with outcome in a large series of consecutively treated patients. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 May; 36(5):663-70.
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  49. Kurup AN, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Harmsen WS, Sebo TJ, Callstrom MR, Kawashima A, Atwell TD. Renal oncocytoma growth rates before intervention. BJU Int. 2012 Nov; 110(10):1444-8. Epub 2012 Apr 23.
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  50. Weight CJ, Crispen PL, Breau RH, Kim SP, Lohse CM, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC. Practice-setting and surgeon characteristics heavily influence the decision to perform partial nephrectomy among American Urologic Association surgeons. BJU Int. 2013 May; 111(5):731-8. Epub 2012 Apr 13.
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  51. Wang JK, Tollefson MK, Krambeck AE, Trost LW, Thompson RH. High rate of pathologic upgrading at nephroureterectomy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma. Urology. 2012 Mar; 79(3):615-9.
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  52. Kim SP, Thompson RH. Approach to the small renal mass: to treat or not to treat. Urol Clin North Am. 2012 May; 39(2):171-9, vi. Epub 2012 Feb 21.
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  53. Thompson RH, Lane BR, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Fergany A, Frank I, Gill IS, Blute ML, Campbell SC. Renal function after partial nephrectomy: effect of warm ischemia relative to quantity and quality of preserved kidney. Urology. 2012 Feb; 79(2):356-60.
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  54. Thompson RH, Carver BS, Bosl GJ, Bajorin D, Motzer R, Feldman D, Reuter VE, Sheinfeld J. Body mass index is associated with higher lymph node counts during retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. Urology. 2012 Feb; 79(2):361-4. Epub 2011 Dec 14.
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  55. Sukov WR, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH, Cheville JC. Clinical and pathological features associated with prognosis in patients with papillary renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2012 Jan; 187(1):54-9. Epub 2011 Nov 16.
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  56. Atwell TD, Carter RE, Schmit GD, Carr CM, Boorjian SA, Curry TB, Thompson RH, Kurup AN, Weisbrod AJ, Chow GK, Leibovich BC, Callstrom MR, Patterson DE. Complications following 573 percutaneous renal radiofrequency and cryoablation procedures. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Jan; 23(1):48-54. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
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  57. Mitchell CR, Atwell TD, Weisbrod AJ, Lohse CM, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH. Renal function outcomes in patients treated with partial nephrectomy versus percutaneous ablation for renal tumors in a solitary kidney. J Urol. 2011 Nov; 186(5):1786-90. Epub 2011 Sep 25.
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  58. Kim SP, Shah ND, Weight CJ, Thompson RH, Moriarty JP, Shippee ND, Costello BA, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC. Contemporary trends in nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma in the United States: results from a population based cohort. J Urol. 2011 Nov; 186(5):1779-85. Epub 2011 Sep 25.
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  59. Kim SP, Weight CJ, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH, Costello BA, Cheville JC, Lohse CM, Boorjian SA. Outcomes and clinicopathologic variables associated with late recurrence after nephrectomy for localized renal cell carcinoma. Urology. 2011 Nov; 78(5):1101-6. Epub 2011 Sep 08.
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  60. Weight CJ, Atwell TD, Fazzio RT, Kim SP, Kenny M, Lohse CM, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH. A multidisciplinary evaluation of inter-reviewer agreement of the nephrometry score and the prediction of long-term outcomes. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4):1223-8. Epub 2011 Aug 17.
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  61. Umbreit EC, Shimko MS, Childs MA, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Blute ML, Thompson RH. Metastatic potential of a renal mass according to original tumour size at presentation. BJU Int. 2012 Jan; 109(2):190-4; discussion 194. Epub 2011 May 09.
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  62. Weight CJ, Kim SP, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC. Routine adrenalectomy in patients with locally advanced renal cell cancer does not offer oncologic benefit and places a significant portion of patients at risk for an asynchronous metastasis in a solitary adrenal gland. Eur Urol. 2011 Sep; 60(3):458-64. Epub 2011 Apr 16.
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  63. Frigola X, Inman BA, Lohse CM, Krco CJ, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Leibovich B, Blute ML, Dong H, Kwon ED. Identification of a soluble form of B7-H1 that retains immunosuppressive activity and is associated with aggressive renal cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 1; 17(7):1915-23. Epub 2011 Feb 25.
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  64. Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Tollefson MK, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Blute ML, Karnes RJ. Long-term risk of clinical progression after biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy: the impact of time from surgery to recurrence. Eur Urol. 2011 Jun; 59(6):893-9. Epub 2011 Feb 22.
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  65. Kaag MG, Milowsky MI, Dalbagni G, Thompson RH, Katz D, Reuter VE, Herr HW, Bajorin D, Bochner BH. Regional lymph node status in patients with bladder cancer found to be pathological stage T0 at radical cystectomy following systemic chemotherapy. BJU Int. 2011 Oct; 108(8 Pt 2):E272-7. Epub 2011 Feb 14.
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  66. Kim SP, Shah ND, Weight CJ, Thompson RH, Moriarty JP, Shippee ND, Costello BA, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC. Contemporary trends in nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma in the United States: Results from a population based cohort. International Braz J Urol. 2011; 37(5):663.
  67. Lane BR, Russo P, Uzzo RG, Hernandez AV, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Fergany AF, Love TE, Campbell SC. Comparison of cold and warm ischemia during partial nephrectomy in 660 solitary kidneys reveals predominant role of nonmodifiable factors in determining ultimate renal function. J Urol. 2011 Feb; 185(2):421-7. Epub 2010 Dec 17.
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  68. Childs MA, Breau RH, Umbreit EC, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Thompson RH, Blute ML, Leibovich BC. Metachronous renal tumours after surgical management of oncocytoma. BJU Int. 2011 Sep; 108(6):816-9. Epub 2010 Dec 16.
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  69. Thompson RH, Carver BS, Bosl GJ, Bajorin D, Motzer R, Feldman DR, Reuter VE, Sheinfeld J. Contemporary lymph node counts during primary retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. Urology. 2011 Feb; 77(2):368-72. Epub 2010 Dec 15.
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  70. Thompson RH, Carver BS, Bosl GJ, Bajorin D, Motzer R, Feldman D, Reuter VE, Sheinfeld J. Evaluation of lymph node counts in primary retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. Cancer. 2010 Nov 15; 116(22):5243-50.
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  71. Kaag MG, Toyen C, Russo P, Cronin A, Thompson RH, Schiff J, Bernstein M, Bains M. Radical nephrectomy with vena caval thrombectomy: a contemporary experience. BJU Int. 2011 May; 107(9):1386-93. Epub 2010 Sep 30.
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  72. Thompson RH, Lane BR, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Fergany A, Frank I, Gill IS, Blute ML, Campbell SC. Every minute counts when the renal hilum is clamped during partial nephrectomy. Eur Urol. 2010 Sep; 58(3):340-5. Epub 2010 Jun 09.
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  73. Thompson RH, Lane BR, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Fergany A, Frank I, Gill IS, Campbell SC, Blute ML. Comparison of warm ischemia versus no ischemia during partial nephrectomy on a solitary kidney. Eur Urol. 2010 Sep; 58(3):331-6. Epub 2010 Jun 09.
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  74. Kundu SD, Thompson RH, Kallingal GJ, Cambareri G, Russo P. Urinary fistulae after partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2010 Oct; 106(7):1042-4. Epub 2010 Mar 04.
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  75. Leibovich BC, Lohse CM, Crispen PL, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Blute ML, Cheville JC. Histological subtype is an independent predictor of outcome for patients with renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2010 Apr; 183(4):1309-15. Epub 2010 Feb 19.
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  76. Thompson RH, Siddiqui S, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Russo P, Blute ML. Partial versus radical nephrectomy for 4 to 7 cm renal cortical tumors. J Urol. 2009 Dec; 182(6):2601-6. Epub 2009 Oct 17.
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  77. Teloken PE, Thompson RH, Tickoo SK, Cronin A, Savage C, Reuter VE, Russo P. Prognostic impact of histological subtype on surgically treated localized renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2009 Nov; 182(5):2132-6. Epub 2009 Sep 16.
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  78. Lowrance WT, Yee DS, Maschino AC, Cronin AM, Bernstein M, Thompson RH, Russo P. Developments in the surgical management of sporadic synchronous bilateral renal tumours. BJU Int. 2010 Apr; 105(8):1093-7. Epub 2009 Sep 14.
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  79. Lowrance WT, Thompson RH, Yee DS, Kaag M, Donat SM, Russo P. Obesity is associated with a higher risk of clear-cell renal cell carcinoma than with other histologies. BJU Int. 2010 Jan; 105(1):16-20. Epub 2009 Jul 06.
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  80. Thompson RH, Hill JR, Babayev Y, Cronin A, Kaag M, Kundu S, Bernstein M, Coleman J, Dalbagni G, Touijer K, Russo P. Metastatic renal cell carcinoma risk according to tumor size. J Urol. 2009 Jul; 182(1):41-5. Epub 2009 May 17.
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  81. Thompson RH, Kurta JM, Kaag M, Tickoo SK, Kundu S, Katz D, Nogueira L, Reuter VE, Russo P. Tumor size is associated with malignant potential in renal cell carcinoma cases. J Urol. 2009 May; 181(5):2033-6. Epub 2009 Mar 14.
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  82. Thompson RH, Eastham JA, Scardino PT, Sheinfeld J. Critical elements in fellowship training. Urol Oncol. 2009 Mar-Apr; 27(2):199-204.
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  83. Thompson RH, Kaag M, Vickers A, Kundu S, Bernstein M, Lowrance W, Galvin D, Dalbagni G, Touijer K, Russo P. Contemporary use of partial nephrectomy at a tertiary care center in the United States. J Urol. 2009 Mar; 181(3):993-7. Epub 2009 Jan 16.
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  84. Thompson RH, Kwon ED, Allison JP. Inhibitors of B7-CD28 costimulation in urologic malignancies. Immunotherapy. 2009 Jan; 1(1):129-39.
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  85. Pettus JA, Jang TL, Thompson RH, Yossepowitch O, Kagiwada M, Russo P. Effect of baseline glomerular filtration rate on survival in patients undergoing partial or radical nephrectomy for renal cortical tumors. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Oct; 83(10):1101-6.
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  86. Thompson RH, Ordonez MA, Iasonos A, Secin FP, Guillonneau B, Russo P, Touijer K. Renal cell carcinoma in young and old patients--is there a difference? J Urol. 2008 Oct; 180(4):1262-6; discussion 1266. Epub 2008 Aug 15.
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  87. Crispen PL, Sheinin Y, Roth TJ, Lohse CM, Kuntz SM, Frigola X, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Dong H, Leibovich BC, Blute ML, Kwon ED. Tumor cell and tumor vasculature expression of B7-H3 predict survival in clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 15; 14(16):5150-7. Epub 2008 Aug 11.
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  88. Kurta JM, Thompson RH, Kundu S, Kaag M, Manion MT, Herr HW, Russo P. Contemporary imaging of patients with a renal mass: does size on computed tomography equal pathological size? BJU Int. 2009 Jan; 103(1):24-7. Epub 2008 Aug 14.
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  89. Thompson RH, Zang X, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Slovin SF, Reuter VE, Cheville JC, Blute ML, Russo P, Kwon ED, Allison JP. Serum-soluble B7x is elevated in renal cell carcinoma patients and is associated with advanced stage. Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 1; 68(15):6054-8.
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  90. Thompson RH, Krambeck AE, Lohse CM, Elliott DS, Patterson DE, Blute ML. Elective endoscopic management of transitional cell carcinoma first diagnosed in the upper urinary tract. BJU Int. 2008 Nov; 102(9):1107-10. Epub 2008 Jun 03.
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  91. Yossepowitch O, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Eggener SE, Pettus JA, Kwon ED, Herr HW, Blute ML, Russo P. Positive surgical margins at partial nephrectomy: predictors and oncological outcomes. J Urol. 2008 Jun; 179(6):2158-63.
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  92. Raj GV, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Blute ML, Russo P, Kattan MW. Preoperative nomogram predicting 12-year probability of metastatic renal cancer. J Urol. 2008 Jun; 179(6):2146-51; discussion 2151. Epub 2008 Apr 18.
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  93. Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Karnes RJ, Bergstralh EJ, Blute ML. Radical retropubic prostatectomy in immunosuppressed transplant recipients. J Urol. 2008 Apr; 179(4):1349-52; discussion 1352-3. Epub 2008 Mar 04.
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  94. Thompson RH, Krambeck AE, Lohse CM, Elliott DS, Patterson DE, Blute ML. Endoscopic management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma in patients with normal contralateral kidneys. Urology. 2008 Apr; 71(4):713-7. Epub 2008 Feb 11.
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  95. Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Kwon ED, Cheville JC, Blute ML. Radical nephrectomy for pT1a renal masses may be associated with decreased overall survival compared with partial nephrectomy. J Urol. 2008 Feb; 179(2):468-71; discussion 472-3.
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  96. Zang X, Thompson RH, Al-Ahmadie HA, Serio AM, Reuter VE, Eastham JA, Scardino PT, Sharma P, Allison JP. B7-H3 and B7x are highly expressed in human prostate cancer and associated with disease spread and poor outcome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Dec 4; 104(49):19458-63. Epub 2007 Nov 27.
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  97. Webster WS, Thompson RH, Cheville JC, Lohse CM, Blute ML, Leibovich BC. Surgical resection provides excellent outcomes for patients with cystic clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Urology. 2007 Nov; 70(5):900-4; discussion 904.
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  98. Leibovich BC, Sheinin Y, Lohse CM, Thompson RH, Cheville JC, Zavada J, Kwon ED. Carbonic anhydrase IX is not an independent predictor of outcome for patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Oct 20; 25(30):4757-64.
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  125. Thompson RH, Leibovich BC, Lohse CM, Zincke H, Blute ML. Complications of contemporary open nephron sparing surgery: a single institution experience. J Urol. 2005 Sep; 174(3):855-8.
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