Publications

  1. Merrill SB, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Psutka SP, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Tollefson MK, Frank I. Oncologic surveillance following radical cystectomy: an individualized risk-based approach. World J Urol 2017 Jul 06 Epub 2017 July 06
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  2. Bhindi B, Rangel LJ, Mason RJ, Gettman MT, Frank I, Kwon ED, Tollefson MK, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Karnes RJ. Impact of Radical Prostatectomy on Long-Term Oncologic Outcomes in a Matched Cohort of Men with Pathological Node Positive Prostate Cancer Managed by Castration. J Urol 2017 Jul; 198 (1):86-91 Epub 2017 Jan 24
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  3. Gershman B, Meier SK, Jeffery MM, Moreira DM, Tollefson MK, Kim SP, Karnes RJ, Shah ND. Redefining and Contextualizing the Hospital Volume-Outcome Relationship for Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Implications for Centralization of Care. J Urol 2017 Jul; 198 (1):92-99 Epub 2017 Jan 30
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  4. Bhindi B, Karnes RJ, Rangel LJ, Mason RJ, Gettman MT, Frank I, Tollefson MK, Lin DW, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA. Independent Validation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer 8th Edition Prostate Cancer Staging Classification. J Urol 2017 Jun 29 Epub 2017 June 29
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  5. Bailey GC, Frank I, Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Knoedler JJ. Perioperative outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial cystectomy. J Robot Surg 2017 Jun 10 Epub 2017 June 10
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  6. Bhindi B, Frank I, Mason RJ, Tarrell RF, Thapa P, Cheville JC, Costello BA, Pagliaro LC, Karnes RJ, Thompson RH, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA. Oncologic Outcomes for Patients with Residual Cancer at Cystectomy Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: A Pathologic Stage-matched Analysis. Eur Urol 2017 May 22 [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Bhindi B, Lohse CM, Mason RJ, Westerman ME, Cheville JC, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Leibovich BC. Are We Using the Best Tumor Size Cut-Points for Renal Cell Carcinoma Staging? Urology 2017 Apr 12 [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. Yang DY, Thompson RH, Zaid HB, Lohse CM, Rule AD, Boorjian SA, Leibovich BC, Cheville JC, Tollefson MK. Severity of Preoperative Proteinuria Is a Risk Factor for Overall Mortality in Patients Undergoing Nephrectomy. J Urol 2017 Apr 08 [Epub ahead of print]
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  9. Gershman B, Thompson RH, Moreira DM, Boorjian SA, Tollefson MK, Lohse CM, Costello BA, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC. Radical Nephrectomy With or Without Lymph Node Dissection for Nonmetastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Propensity Score-based Analysis. Eur Urol 2017 Apr; 71 (4):560-567 Epub 2016 Sept 24
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  10. Parker WP, Davis BJ, Park SS, Olivier KR, Choo R, Nathan MA, Lowe VJ, Welch TJ, Evans JD, Harmsen WS, Zaid HB, Sobol I, Moreira DM, Haloi R, Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Boorjian SA, Mynderse LA, Karnes RJ, Kwon ED. Identification of Site-specific Recurrence Following Primary Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Using C-11 Choline Positron Emission TomographyComputed Tomography: A Nomogram for Predicting Extrapelvic Disease. Eur Urol 2017 Mar; 71 (3):340-348 Epub 2016 Sept 03
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  11. Tollefson MK. Editorial Comment. J Urol 2017 Jan; 197 (1):82 Epub 2016 Oct 04
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  12. Viers BR, Thompson RH, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Boorjian SA, Tollefson MK. Pre-treatment neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio predicts tumor pathology in newly diagnosed renal tumors. World J Urol 2016 Dec; 34 (12):1693-1699 Epub 2016 Apr 06
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  13. Parker WP, Tollefson MK, Heins CN, Hanson KT, Habermann EB, Zaid HB, Frank I, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA. Characterization of perioperative infection risk among patients undergoing radical cystectomy: Results from the national surgical quality improvement program. Urol Oncol 2016 Dec; 34 (12):532.e13-532.e19 Epub 2016 Aug 05
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  14. Westerman ME, Parker WP, Viers BR, Rivera ME, Karnes RJ, Frank I, Tarrell R, Thapa P, Thompson RH, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA. Malignant ureteroenteric anastomotic stricture following radical cystectomy with urinary diversion: Patterns, risk factors, and outcomes. Urol Oncol 2016 Nov; 34 (11):485.e1-485.e6 Epub 2016 July 14
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  15. Kaushik D, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Eisenberg MS, Carlson RE, Bergstralh EJ, Frank I, Gettman MT, Tollefson MK, Karnes RJ. Oncological outcomes following radical prostatectomy for patients with pT4 prostate cancer. Int Braz J Urol 2016 Nov-Dec; 42 (6):1091-1098
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  16. Parker WP, Davis BJ, Park SS, Olivier K, Choo CR, Nathan MA, Lowe VJ, Welch TJ, Zaid HB, Sobol II, Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Boorjian SA, Mynderse LA, Karnes JR, Kwon ED. Patterns of Recurrence Following Primary Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Using C-11 Choline Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography: Unique Identification of Sites of Recurrence Impacting Clinical Management. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 Oct 1; 96 (2S):S112
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  17. Moreira DM, Gershman B, Rangel LJ, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Frank I, Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Karnes RJ. Evaluation of pT0 prostate cancer in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. BJU Int 2016 Sep; 118 (3):379-83 Epub 2015 Sept 16
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  18. Parker WP, Toussi A, Tollefson MK, Frank I, Thompson RH, Zaid HB, Thapa P, Boorjian SA. Risk Factors and Microbial Distribution of Urinary Tract Infections Following Radical Cystectomy. Urology 2016 Aug; 94:96-101 Epub 2016 Apr 25
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  19. Toussi A, Stewart-Merrill SB, Boorjian SA, Psutka SP, Thompson RH, Frank I, Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Carlson RE, Rangel LJ, Karnes RJ. Standardizing the Definition of Biochemical Recurrence after Radical Prostatectomy-What Prostate Specific Antigen Cut Point Best Predicts a Durable Increase and Subsequent Systemic Progression? J Urol 2016 Jun; 195 (6):1754-9 Epub 2015 Dec 23
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  20. Moschini M, Sharma V, Zattoni F, Boorjian SA, Frank I, Gettman MT, Thompson RH, Tollefson MK, Kwon ED, Karnes RJ. Risk Stratification of pN+ Prostate Cancer after Radical Prostatectomy from a Large Single Institutional Series with Long-Term Followup. J Urol 2016 Jun; 195 (6):1773-8 Epub 2015 Dec 23
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  21. Zaid HB, Yang DY, Tollefson MK, Frank I, Winters JL, Thapa P, Parker WP, Thompson RH, Karnes RJ, Boorjian SA. Efficacy and Safety of Intraoperative Tranexamic Acid Infusion for Reducing Blood Transfusion During Open Radical Cystectomy. Urology 2016 Jun; 92:57-62 Epub 2016 Mar 08
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  22. Tollefson MK. Editorial Comment. Urology 2016 Mar; 89:67-8
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  23. McEachen JC, Leng S, Atwell TD, Tollefson MK, Friese JL, Wang Z, Murad MH, Schmit GD. Percutaneous Renal Tumor Ablation: Radiation Exposure During Cryoablation and Radiofrequency Ablation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2016 Feb; 39 (2):233-8 Epub 2015 July 10
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  24. Psutka SP, Boorjian SA, Moynagh MR, Schmit GD, Costello BA, Thompson RH, Stewart-Merrill SB, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Tollefson MK. Decreased Skeletal Muscle Mass is Associated with an Increased Risk of Mortality after Radical Nephrectomy for Localized Renal Cell Cancer. J Urol 2016 Feb; 195 (2):270-6 Epub 2015 Aug 18
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  25. Gershman B, Moreira DM, Tollefson MK, Frank I, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Tarrell RF, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA. The association of ABO blood type with disease recurrence and mortality among patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder undergoing radical cystectomy. Urol Oncol 2016 Jan; 34 (1):4.e1-9 Epub 2015 Aug 29
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  26. Zaid HB, Yang DY, Tollefson MK, Frank I, Parker WP, Thompson RH, Karnes RJ, Boorjian SA. Safety and efficacy of extended duration of thromboembolic prophylaxis following radical cystectomy: an initial institutional experience Urology Practice 2016; 3 (6):462-7
  27. Viers BR, Lightner DJ, Rivera ME, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA, Karnes RJ, Thompson RH, O'Neil DA, Hamilton RL, Gardner MR, Bundrick M, Jenkins SM, Pruthi S, Frank I, Gettman MT. Efficiency, satisfaction, and costs for remote video visits following radical prostatectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Eur Urol 2015 Oct; 68 (4):729-35 Epub 2015 Apr 18
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  28. Jaeger CD, Cockerill PA, Gettman MT, Tollefson MK. Presentation, Endoscopic Management, and Significance of Hemostatic Clip Migration into the Lower Urinary Tract Following Radical Prostatectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2015 Oct; 25 (10):800-3 Epub 2015 Sept 30
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  29. Gustafson MP, Lin Y, Bleeker JS, Warad D, Tollefson MK, Crispen PL, Bulur PA, Harrington SM, Laborde RR, Gastineau DA, Leibovich BC, Cheville JC, Kwon ED, Dietz AB. Intratumoral CD14+ Cells and Circulating CD14+HLA-DRlo/neg Monocytes Correlate with Decreased Survival in Patients with Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res 2015 Sep 15; 21 (18):4224-33 Epub 2015 May 21
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  30. Viers BR, Houston Thompson R, Psutka SP, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA. The association of statin therapy with clinicopathologic outcomes and survival among patients with localized renal cell carcinoma undergoing nephrectomy. Urol Oncol 2015 Sep; 33 (9):388.e11-8 Epub 2015 Feb 17
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  31. Eggener SE, Badani K, Barocas DA, Barrisford GW, Cheng JS, Chin AI, Corcoran A, Epstein JI, George AK, Gupta GN, Hayn MH, Kauffman EC, Lane B, Liss MA, Mirza M, Morgan TM, Moses K, Nepple KG, Preston MA, Rais-Bahrami S, Resnick MJ, Siddiqui MM, Silberstein J, Singer EA, Sonn GA, Sprenkle P, Stratton KL, Taylor J, Tomaszewski J, Tollefson M, Vickers A, White WM, Lowrance WT. Gleason 6 prostate cancer: translating biology into population health. J Urol. 2015 Sep; 194(3):626-34.
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  32. Stewart-Merrill SB, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Psutka SP, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Bergstrahl EJ, Tollefson MK, Frank I. Evaluation of current surveillance guidelines following radical cystectomy and proposal of a novel risk-based approach. Urol Oncol 2015 Aug; 33 (8):339.e1-8 Epub 2015 May 29
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  33. Psutka SP, Boorjian SA, Moynagh MR, Schmit GD, Frank I, Carrasco A, Stewart SB, Tarrell R, Thapa P, Tollefson MK. Mortality after radical cystectomy: impact of obesity versus adiposity after adjusting for skeletal muscle wasting. J Urol 2015 May; 193 (5):1507-13 Epub 2014 Nov 22
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  34. Rivera M, Granberg CF, Tollefson MK. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery of urachal anomalies: a single-center experience. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Apr; 25(4):291-4.
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  35. Clifton MM, Psutka SP, Boorjian SA, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Thompson RH, Tollefson MK, Karnes RJ, Frank I. Cancer-specific mortality following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer with lymph node involvement: impact of pathologic disease features and adjuvant chemotherapy. World J Urol 2015 Mar; 33 (3):373-9 Epub 2014 May 15
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  36. Psutka SP, Boorjian SA, Lohse CM, Stewart SB, Tollefson MK, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH. The association between metformin use and oncologic outcomes among surgically treated diabetic patients with localized renal cell carcinoma. Urol Oncol 2015 Feb; 33 (2):67.e15-23 Epub 2014 Aug 19
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  37. Knoedler JJ, Boorjian SA, Tollefson MK, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Tarrell RF, Frank I. Urothelial carcinoma involving the prostate: the association of revised tumour stage and coexistent bladder cancer with survival after radical cystectomy. BJU Int. 2014 Dec; 114(6):832-6.
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  38. Yelfimov DA, Frank I, Boorjian SA, Thapa P, Cheville JC, Tollefson MK. Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with decreased mortality after radical cystectomy for locally advanced bladder cancer. World J Urol. 2014 Dec; 32(6):1463-8. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
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  39. 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 Dec; 66 (6):1157-64 Epub 2014 Feb 26
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  40. Psutka SP, Stewart SB, Boorjian SA, Lohse CM, Tollefson MK, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Thompson RH. Diabetes mellitus is independently associated with an increased risk of mortality in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma. J Urol. 2014 Dec; 192(6):1620-7. Epub 2014 Jun 12.
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  41. Viers BR, Sukov WR, Gettman MT, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Frank I, Tollefson MK, Thompson RH, Boorjian SA, Karnes RJ. Primary Gleason grade 4 at the positive margin is associated with metastasis and death among patients with Gleason 7 prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy. Eur Urol 2014 Dec; 66 (6):1116-24 Epub 2014 July 19
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  42. Stewart SB, Cheville JC, Sebo TJ, Frank I, Boorjian SA, Thompson RH, Gettman MT, Tollefson MK, Umbriet EC, Psutka SP, Bergstralh EJ, Rangel L, Karnes RJ. Gleason grading after neoadjuvant hormonal therapy retains prognostic value for systemic progression following radical prostatectomy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2014 Dec; 17(4):332-7. Epub 2014 Aug 26.
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  43. Viers BR, Tollefson MK, Patterson DE, Gettman MT, Krambeck AE. Simultaneous vs staged treatment of urolithiasis in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. World J Clin Cases 2014 Nov 16; 2 (11):698-704
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  44. Viers BR, Houston Thompson R, Boorjian SA, Lohse CM, Leibovich BC, Tollefson MK. Preoperative neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio predicts death among patients with localized clear cell renal carcinoma undergoing nephrectomy. Urol Oncol. 2014 Nov; 32(8):1277-84. Epub 2014 Jul 10
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  45. Psutka SP, Carrasco A, Schmit GD, Moynagh MR, Boorjian SA, Frank I, Stewart SB, Thapa P, Tarrell RF, Cheville JC, Tollefson MK. Sarcopenia in patients with bladder cancer undergoing radical cystectomy: impact on cancer-specific and all-cause mortality. Cancer. 2014 Sep 15; 120(18):2910-8. Epub 2014 May 19.
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  46. Yelfimov DA, Lightner DJ, Tollefson MK. Urologic manifestations of Erdheim-Chester disease. Urology. 2014 Jul; 84(1):218-21. Epub 2014 Apr 27.
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  47. Linder BJ, Kawashima A, Woodrum DA, Tollefson MK, Karnes J, Davis BJ, Rangel LJ, King BF, Mynderse LA. Early localization of recurrent prostate cancer after prostatectomy by endorectal coil magnetic resonance imaging. Can J Urol. 2014 Jun; 21(3):7283-9.
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  48. Schneider SA, Sukov WR, Frank I, Boorjian SA, Costello BA, Tarrell RF, Thapa P, Houston Thompson R, Tollefson MK, Jeffrey Karnes R, Cheville JC. Outcome of patients with micropapillary urothelial carcinoma following radical cystectomy: ERBB2 (HER2) amplification identifies patients with poor outcome. Mod Pathol. 2014 May; 27(5):758-64. Epub 2013 Nov 1
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  49. Tollefson MK, Karnes RJ, Kwon ED, Lohse CM, Rangel LJ, Mynderse LA, Cheville JC, Sebo TJ. Prostate cancer Ki-67 (MIB-1) expression, perineural invasion, and gleason score as biopsy-based predictors of prostate cancer mortality: the Mayo model. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Mar; 89(3):308-18. Epub 2014 Jan 31.
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  50. Tollefson MK, Karnes RJ, Rangel L, Carlson R, Boorjian SA. Blood type, lymphadenectomy and blood transfusion predict venous thromboembolic events following radical prostatectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy. J Urol. 2014 Mar; 191(3):646-51. Epub 2013 Oct 17
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  51. 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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  52. Wang JK, Boorjian SA, Frank I, Tarrell RF, Thapa P, Jacob EK, Tauscher CD, Tollefson MK. Non-O blood type is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism after radical cystectomy. Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1):140-5. Epub 2013 Oct 16.
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  53. Smith ND, Castle EP, Gonzalgo ML, Svatek RS, Weizer AZ, Montgomery JS, Pruthi RS, Woods ME, Tollefson MK, Konety BR, Shabsigh A, Krupski T, Barocas DA, Dash A, Quek ML, Kibel AS, Parekh DJ. The RAZOR (randomized open vs robotic cystectomy) trial: Study design and trial update. BJU Int. 2014; 115(2):198-205.
  54. Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA, Gettman MT, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Karnes RJ. Preoperative estimated glomerular filtration rate predicts overall mortality in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. Urol Oncol. 2013 Nov; 31(8):1483-8. Epub 2012 May 10.
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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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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  58. 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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  59. Tollefson MK, Karnes RJ, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Boorjian SA. The impact of clinical stage on prostate cancer survival following radical prostatectomy. J Urol. 2013 May; 189(5):1707-12. Epub 2012 Nov 15.
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  60. 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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  61. Clifton MM, Tollefson MK. Anatomic basis of radical cystectomy and orthotopic urinary diversion in female patients. Clin Anat. 2013 Jan; 26(1):105-9. Epub 2012 Nov 30.
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  62. Gustafson MP, Lin Y, LaPlant B, Liwski CJ, Maas ML, League SC, Bauer PR, Abraham RS, Tollefson MK, Kwon ED, Gastineau DA, Dietz AB. Immune monitoring using the predictive power of immune profiles. J Immunother Cancer 2013; 1:7 Epub 2013 June 27
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  63. Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA, Farmer SA, Frank I. Downstaging to non-invasive urothelial carcinoma is associated with improved outcome following radical cystectomy for patients with cT2 disease. World J Urol. 2012 Dec; 30(6):795-9. Epub 2012 Mar 25.
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  64. 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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  65. Kim SP, Boorjian SA, Shah ND, Karnes RJ, Weight CJ, Moriarty JP, Tollefson MK, Shippee ND, Frank I. Contemporary trends of in-hospital complications and mortality for radical cystectomy. BJU Int. 2012 Oct; 110(8):1163-8. Epub 2012 Mar 22.
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  66. Kim SP, Shah ND, Karnes RJ, Weight CJ, Frank I, Moriarty JP, Han LC, Borah B, Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA. The implications of hospital acquired adverse events on mortality, length of stay and costs for patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. J Urol. 2012 Jun; 187(6):2011-7. Epub 2012 Apr 11.
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  67. Boorjian SA, Tollefson MK, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Karnes RJ. Clinicopathological predictors of systemic progression and prostate cancer mortality in patients with a positive surgical margin at radical prostatectomy. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2012 Mar; 15(1):56-62. Epub 2011 Aug 02.
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  68. 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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  69. Boorjian SA, Tollefson MK, Cheville JC, Costello BA, Thapa P, Frank I. Detection of asymptomatic recurrence during routine oncological followup after radical cystectomy is associated with improved patient survival. J Urol. 2011 Nov; 186(5):1796-802. Epub 2011 Sep 25.
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  70. Tollefson MK, Frank I, Gettman MT. Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy decreases the incidence and morbidity of surgical site infections. Urology. 2011 Oct; 78(4):827-31. Epub 2011 Jul 29.
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  71. 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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  72. Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Blute ML, Bergstralh EJ, Rangel LJ, Karnes RJ. Serum calcium is not predictive of aggressive prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy. Urology. 2011 May; 77(5):1161-5. Epub 2010 Dec 03.
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  73. Tollefson MK, Gettman MT, Karnes RJ, Frank I. Administrative data sets are inaccurate for assessing functional outcomes after radical prostatectomy. J Urol. 2011 May; 185(5):1686-90. Epub 2011 Mar 21.
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  74. Tollefson MK, Bergstralh EJ, Rangel LJ, Karnes RJ. Predictors of outcome using salvage androgen deprivation therapy after radical prostatectomy. J Clin Oncol 2011 Mar; 29 (7_suppl):74
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  75. Shimko MS, Tollefson MK, Umbreit EC, Farmer SA, Blute ML, Frank I. Long-term complications of conduit urinary diversion. J Urol. 2011 Feb; 185(2):562-7. Epub 2010 Dec 18.
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  76. Tollefson MK, Boorjian SA, Lohse CM, Blute ML, Leibovich BC. The impact of family history on pathological and clinical outcomes in non-syndromic clear cell renal cell carcinoma. BJU Int. 2010 Dec; 106(11):1638-42.
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  77. Tollefson MK, Blute ML, Rangel LJ, Karnes RJ, Frank I. Lifelong yearly prostate specific antigen surveillance is not necessary for low risk prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy. J Urol. 2010 Sep; 184(3):925-9.
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  78. Tollefson M, Magera J, Sebo T, Cohen J, Drauch A, Maier J, Frank I. Raman spectral imaging of prostate cancer: can Raman molecular imaging be used to augment standard histopathology? BJU Int. 2010 Aug; 106(4):484-8. Epub 2010 Mar 01.
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  79. Tollefson MK, Krambeck AE, Leibovich BC, Blute ML, Chow GK. Surgical treatment of renal cell carcinoma in the immunocompromised transplant patient. Urology. 2010 Jun; 75(6):1373-7. Epub 2009 Oct 07.
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  80. Tollefson MK, Blute ML, Rangel LJ, Bergstralh EJ, Boorjian SA, Karnes RJ. The effect of Gleason score on the predictive value of prostate-specific antigen doubling time. BJU Int. 2010 May; 105(10):1381-5. Epub 2009 Oct 26.
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  81. Tollefson MK, Elliott DS, Zincke H, Frank I. Long-term outcome of ureterosigmoidostomy: an analysis of patients with >10 years of follow-up. BJU Int. 2010 Mar; 105(6):860-3. Epub 2009 Aug 13.
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  82. Umbreit EC, Dozois EJ, Crispen PL, Tollefson MK, Karnes RJ, Blute ML. Radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis offers oncologic control and sustains quality of life. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Feb; 210(2):232-9. Epub 2009 Dec 03.
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  83. Tollefson MK, Blute ML, Farmer SA, Frank I. Significance of distal ureteral margin at radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma. J Urol. 2010 Jan; 183(1):81-6.
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  84. Routh JC, Tollefson MK, Ashley RA, Husmann DA. Iatrogenic ureteral injury: can adult repair techniques be used on children? J Pediatr Urol. 2009 Feb; 5(1):53-5. Epub 2008 Oct 21.
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  85. Granberg CF, Boorjian SA, Crispen PL, Tollefson MK, Farmer SA, Frank I, Blute ML. Functional and oncological outcomes after orthotopic neobladder reconstruction in women. BJU Int. 2008 Dec; 102(11):1551-5. Epub 2008 Oct 08.
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  86. Tollefson MK, Ashley RA, Routh JC, Husmann DA. Traumatic obliterative urethral strictures in pediatric patients: failure of the cut to light technique at long-term followup. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 2):1656-8; discussion 1658. Epub 2007 Aug 17.
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  87. Tollefson MK, Thompson RH, Sheinin Y, Lohse CM, Cheville JC, Leibovich BC, Kwon ED. Ki-67 and coagulative tumor necrosis are independent predictors of poor outcome for patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma and not surrogates for each other. Cancer. 2007 Aug 15; 110(4):783-90.
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  88. Tollefson MK, Slezak JM, Leibovich BC, Zincke H, Blute ML. Stratification of patient risk based on prostate-specific antigen doubling time after radical retropubic prostatectomy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Apr; 82(4):422-7.
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  89. Tollefson MK, Takahashi N, Leibovich BC. Contemporary imaging modalities for the surveillance of patients with renal cell carcinoma. Curr Urol Rep. 2007 Jan; 8(1):38-43.
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  90. Tollefson M, Boorjian S, Leibovich B. Complications of the incision and patient positioning. Complications of Urologic Surgery. 2007:225-36.
  91. Tollefson MK, Leibovich BC, Slezak JM, Zincke H, Blute ML. Long-term prognostic significance of primary Gleason pattern in patients with Gleason score 7 prostate cancer: impact on prostate cancer specific survival. J Urol. 2006 Feb; 175(2):547-51.
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  92. Tollefson MK, Kawashima A, Blute ML. In situ partial nephrectomy and tumor thrombectomy for renal cell carcinoma with level II vena cava extension in a solitary kidney. Urology. 2005 Oct; 66(4):882.
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  93. Park JJ, Wolff BG, Tollefson MK, Walsh EE, Larson DR. Meckel diverticulum: the Mayo Clinic experience with 1476 patients (1950-2002). Ann Surg 2005 Mar; 241 (3):529-33
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  94. Tollefson MK, Libsch KD, Sarr MG, Chari ST, DiMagno EP, Urrutia R, Smyrk TC. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: did it exist prior to 1980? Pancreas. 2003 Apr; 26(3):e55-8.
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