Organization profile

Organization profile

The Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at Penn State College of Medicine diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions involving the urinary tract.

Special interests of the division include urinary tract and genital cancers; urinary stone disease; benign diseases of the kidney, bladder and prostate; enlarged prostate and voiding dysfunction; infertility; impotence; and pediatric urology.

Organization profile

The Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at Penn State College of Medicine diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions involving the urinary tract.

Special interests of the division include urinary tract and genital cancers; urinary stone disease; benign diseases of the kidney, bladder and prostate; enlarged prostate and voiding dysfunction; infertility; impotence; and pediatric urology.

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Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Nephrectomy Medicine & Life Sciences
Survival Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Recurrence Medicine & Life Sciences
Kidney Medicine & Life Sciences
Renal Cell Carcinoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences

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Profiles

Photo of Amy Burns

Amy Burns, MD

Person: Academic

20152016
Photo of Joseph Y. Clark
19902019
Photo of Bruce Frantz

Bruce Frantz, DO

Person: Academic

19831985
Photo of John Knoedler

John Knoedler, MD

Person: Academic

20122018
Photo of Joe O. Littlejohn
20002002
Photo of Susan MacDonald
20162019
Photo of Jay Raman

Jay Raman, MD

Person: Academic

20022019

Research Output 1994 2019

Accuracy of the NSQIP risk calculator for predicting complications following adrenalectomy

Walker, J. B., Gogoj, A., Saunders, B. D., Canter, D. J., Lehman, K. & Raman, J., Aug 1 2019, In : International Urology and Nephrology. 51, 8, p. 1291-1295 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adrenalectomy
Quality Improvement
Length of Stay
Urology
Tertiary Healthcare
2 Citations (Scopus)

Active Surveillance as Initial Management of Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer: Data from the PURC

Botejue, M., Abbott, D., Danella, J., Fonshell, C., Ginzburg, S., Guzzo, T. J., Lanchoney, T., Marlowe, B., Raman, J., Smaldone, M., Tomaszewski, J. J., Trabulsi, E. J., Uzzo, R. G. & Reese, A. C., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Urology. 201, 5, p. 929-935 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Urology
Neoplasms
Demography
Therapeutics

A preoperative nomogram to predict major complications after robot assisted partial nephrectomy (UroCCR-57 study)

the members of the French Committee of Urologic Oncology (CCAFU), Sep 1 2019, In : Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations. 37, 9, p. 577.e1-577.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nomograms
Robotics
Nephrectomy
Odds Ratio
Logistic Models
Kidney Neoplasms
Nephrectomy
Hospital Emergency Service
Costs and Cost Analysis
Survival

Association of Patient Age and Gender with Kidney Stone Related Quality of Life

Stern, K. L., Gao, T., Antonelli, J. A., Viprakasit, D. P., Averch, T. D., Chi, T., Chew, B. H., Bird, V. G., Pais, V. M., Streeper, N., Sur, R. L., Nakada, S. Y., Penniston, K. L. & Sivalingam, S., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of Urology. 202, 2, p. 309-313 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Calculi
Quality of Life
Logistic Models
Disease Management
Longitudinal Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Capturing Renal Cell Carcinoma Recurrences When Asymptomatic Improves Patient Survival

Merrill, S., Sohl, B. S., Hamirani, A., Lehman, E. B., Lehman, K. K., Kaag, M. G. & Raman, J., Apr 1 2019, In : Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 17, 2, p. 132-138 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Cell Carcinoma
Recurrence
Survival
Mortality
Nephrectomy

Caveolin-1 Expression in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

D'Andrea, D., Moschini, M., Foerster, B., Abufaraj, M., Margulis, V., Karam, J., Lotan, Y., Raman, J., Mathieu, R., Rouprêt, M., Karakiewicz, P. I., Briganti, A., Haitel, A. & Shariat, S. F., Jan 1 2019, In : European Urology Focus. 5, 1, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caveolin 1
Carcinoma
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Decision Making
Kidney

Characterization of histone deacetylase expression within in vitro and in vivo bladder cancer model systems

Buckwalter, J. M., Chan, W., Shuman, L., Wildermuth, T., Ellis-Mohl, J., Walter, V., Warrick, J., Wu, X. R., Kaag, M. G., Raman, J. & Degraff, D., May 2 2019, In : International journal of molecular sciences. 20, 10, 2599.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Histone Deacetylases
bladder
Polymerase chain reaction
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
cancer
1 Citation (Scopus)

Circulating microRNAs in plasma among men with low-grade and high-grade prostate cancer at prostate biopsy

McDonald, A., Vira, M., Walter, V., Shen, J., Raman, J., Sanda, M. G., Patil, D. & Taioli, E., Jun 15 2019, In : Prostate. 79, 9, p. 961-968 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MicroRNAs
Prostatic Neoplasms
Biopsy
Neoplasm Grading
Prostate-Specific Antigen

Circulating microRNAs in plasma before and after radical prostatectomy

McDonald, A., Raman, J., Shen, J., Liao, J. J., Pandya, B. & Vira, M. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatectomy
MicroRNAs
Prostatic Neoplasms
Neoplasm Grading
Prostate-Specific Antigen