The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
 
 
 
Phillip M. Pierorazio, M.D. Phillip M. Pierorazio, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology and Oncology
Director, Division of Testis Cancer
Director of Social Media

Brady Urological Institute; Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer

Email:philpierorazio@jhmi.edu


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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Tsai S, Feng Z, Trock BJ, Mullins JK, Johnson PT, Fishman EK, Allaf ME.  Multiphasic enhancement patterns of small renal masses (≤ 4 cm) on preoperative CT: utility for distinguishing subtypes of renal cell carcinoma, angiomyolipoma and oncocytoma.  Urology. 2013 Apr 17. doi:pii: S0090-4295(13)00122-2. 10.1016/j.urology.2012.12.049.
  2. Gonzalez-Roibon N, Han JS, Lee S, Feng Z, Arslankoz S, Smith N, Pierorazio PM, Humphreys E, Deweese TL, Partin AW, Bivalacqua TJ, Han M, Trock B, Netto GJ. Comparison of Biochemical RecurrenceFree Survival Between Periprostatic and Pelvic Lymph Node Metastases of Prostate Cancer. Int J Surg Pathol. 2013 Apr 5.
  3. Mullins JK, Kaouk JH, Bhayani S, Rogers CC, Stifelman MD, Pierorazio PM, Tanagho YS, Hillyer SP, Kaczmarek BF, Chiu Y, Allaf ME. Tumor Complexity Predicts Malignant Disease for Small Renal Masses. J Urol. 2012 Dec;188(6):2072-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.08.027. Epub 2012 Oct 18.
  4. Pierorazio PM, Walsh PC, Partin AW, Epstein JI. Prognostic Gleason grade grouping: data based on the modified Gleason scoring system. BJU Int. 2013 Mar 6.
  5. Gorin M, Mullins JK, Pierorazio PM, Jayram G, Allaf ME.  Increased intra-abdominal fat predicts perioperative complications following minimally invasive partial nephrectomy.  Urology. 2013 Mar 28.
  6. Pierorazio PM, Mullins JK, Eifler JB, Voth KD, Hyams ES, Han M, Pavlovich CP, Bivalacqua TJ, Partin AW, Allaf ME, and Schaeffer EM.  Contemporaneous comparison of open versus minimally-invasive radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer.  BJU Int. 2013 Jan 28.
  7. Reese AC, Pierorazio PM, Han M, Partin AW. Contemporary Evaluation of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Prostate Cancer Risk Classification System. Urology. 2012 Nov;80(5):1075-9. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.07.040. Epub 2012 Sep 18.
  8. Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Lin BM, Epstein JI, Han M, Walsh PC, Partin AW, Pavlovich CP, Schaeffer EM. Preoperative characteristics of high-Gleason disease predictive of favourable pathological and clinical outcomes at radical prostatectomy BJU Int. 2012 Oct;110(8):1122-8.
  9. Mullins JK, Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Mitchell SE, Allaf ME. Lymphangiography with sclerotherapy: a novel therapy for refractory chylous ascites. Can J Urol. 2012 Jun;19(3):6250-4.
  10. Patel HD, Mullins JK, Pierorazio PM, Jayram G, Cohen JE, Matlaga BR, Allaf ME. Trends in Renal Surgery: Robotic Technology is Associated With Increased Utilization of Partial Nephrectomy. J Urol. 2012 Oct 17. doi:pii: S0022-5347(12)05250-0. 10.1016/j.juro.2012.10.024. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Mullins JK, Feng T, Pierorazio PM, Patel HD, Hyams ES, Allaf ME.  Comparative analysis of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy techniques in the treatment of localized renal tumors. Urology. 2012 Aug;80(2):316-21. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.03.043. Epub 2012 Jun 13.
  12. Ross AE, Feng Z, Pierorazio PM, Landis P, Walsh PC, Carter HB, Trock BJ, Schaeffer EM. Effect of treatment with 5-α reductase inhibitors on progression in monitored men with favourable-risk prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2012 Sep;110(5):651-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10875.x. Epub 2012 Jan 30.
  13. Hyams ES, Mullins JK, Pierorazio P, Partin AW, Allaf M, Matlaga B.  Impact of Robotic Technique and Surgical Volume on the Cost of Radical Prostatectomy. J Endourol. 2012 Sep 11.
  14. Segal RL, Readal N, Pierorazio PM, Burnett AL, Bivalacqua TJ. Corporal Burnett "Snake" Surgical Maneuver for the Treatment of Ischemic Priapism: Long-Term Follow-Up. J Urol. 2012 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5347(12)04955-5. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.08.245. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Hyams ES, Pierorazio PM, Mullins JK, Bhayani B, Thompson C, Allaf ME.  Non-surgical management of patients with small renal masses is associated with a greater risk of death from kidney cancer than surgery:  An analysis of SEER-Medicare.  Urology, in submission.
  16. Pierorazio PM; Jeffrey K. Mullins, MD; Ashley E. Ross, MD, PhD; Elias S. Hyams, MD; Alan W. Partin, MD, PhD; Misop Han, MD; Patrick C. Walsh, MD; Edward M. Schaeffer, MD, PhD; Christian P. Pavlovich, MD; Mohamad E. Allaf, MD; and Trinity J. Bivalacqua, MD, PhD.  Trends in immediate perioperative morbidity and delay in discharge following radical prosatectomy: a 20-year institutional experience.  BJUI, in submission.
  17. Pierorazio PM, Michael A. Gorin, Ashley E. Ross, Zhaoyong Feng, Bruce J. Trock, Edward M. Schaeffer, Misop Han, Patrick C. Walsh, Alan W. Partin and Trinity J. Bivalacqua.  Pathological and Oncologic Outcomes for Men with Positive Lymph Nodes at Radical Prostatectomy: 30-year Experience from a Single Institution.  In submission.
  18. Epstein JI, Feng Z, Trock BJ, Pierorazio PMUpgrading and Downgrading of Prostate Cancer from Biopsy to Radical Prostatectomy: Incidence and Predictive Factors Using the Modified Gleason Grading System and Factoring in Tertiary Grades.  Eur Urol. 2012 May;61(5):1019-24. Epub 2012 Feb 8.
  19. Kates M, Korets R, Sadeghi N, Pierorazio PM, McKiernan JM. Predictors of locally advanced and metastatic disease in patients with small renal masses. BJU Int. 2012 May;109(10):1463-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10553.x. Epub 2011 Sep 20.
  20. Autorino R, Kaouk JH, Yakoubi R, Rha KH, Stein RJ, White WM, Stolzenburg JU, Cindolo L, Liatsikos E, Rais-Bahrami S, Volpe A, Han DH, Derweesh IH, Lee SW, Abdel-Karim AM, Branco A, Greco F, Allaf M, Sotelo R, Kallidonis P, Jeong BC, Best S, Bazzi W, Pierorazio P, Elsalmy S, Rane A, Han WK, Yang B, Schips L, Molina WR, Fornara P, Terrone C, Giedelman C, Lee JY, Crouzet S, Haber GP, Richstone L, Yinghao S, Kim FJ, Cadeddu JA.  Urological Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery: Multi-Institutional Analysis of Risk Factors for Conversion and Postoperative Complications.  J Urol. 2012 Apr 11.
  21. Mullins JK, Han M, Pierorazio PM, Partin AW, Carter HB.  Radical Prostatectomy Outcome in Men 65 Years Old or Older With Low Risk Prostate Cancer.  J Urol. 2012 Mar 14
  22. Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Lin BM, Mullins JK, Allaf ME.  Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for large renal masses: critical assessment of perioperative and oncologic outcomes of stage T2a and T2b tumors.  Urology. 2012 Mar;79(3):570-6.
  23. Mullins JK, Guzzo TJ, Ball MW, Pierorazio PM, Eifler J, Jarrett TW, Schoenberg MP, Bivalacqua TJ. Ureteral Stents Placed at the Time of Urinary Diversion Decreases Postoperative Morbidity.  Urol Int. 2012 Jan 4.
  24. Hyams E, Pierorazio P, Mullins JK, Ward M, Allaf M.  A Comparative Cost Analysis of Robotic-Assisted vs. Traditional Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2011 Dec 28.
  25. Hyams ES, Pierorazio P, Proteek O, Sroka M, Kavoussi LR, Allaf ME.  Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Clinical Stage I Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumor: A Large Single Institution Experience. J Urol. 2011 Dec 16.
  26. Kaouk JH, Autorino R, Kim FJ, Han DH, Lee SW, Yinghao S, Cadeddu JA, Derweesh IH, Richstone L, Cindolo L, Branco A, Greco F, Allaf M, Sotelo R, Liatsikos E, Stolzenburg JU, Rane A, White WM, Han WK, Haber GP, White MA, Molina WR, Jeong BC, Lee JY, Linhui W, Best S, Stroup SP, Rais-Bahrami S, Schips L, Fornara P, Pierorazio P, Giedelman C, Lee JW, Stein RJ, Rha KH.  Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in urology: worldwide multi-institutional analysis of 1076 cases.  Eur Urol. 2011 Nov;60(5):998-1005. Epub 2011 Jun 12.
  27. Hyams ES, Pierorazio PM, Shah A, Lum YW, Black J, Allaf ME.  Graft reconstruction of inferior vena cava for renal cell carcinoma stage pT3b or greater. Urology. 2011 Oct;78(4):838-43. Epub 2011 Aug 6.
  28. Hyams ES, Pierorazio P, Proteek O, Sukumar S, Wagner AA, Mechaber JL, Rogers C, Kavoussi L, Allaf M.  Iatrogenic vascular lesions after minimally invasive partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional study of clinical and renal functional outcomes. Urology. 2011 Oct;78(4):820-6. Epub 2011 Aug 2.
  29. Pierorazio PM, Patel HD, Feng T, Yohannan J, Hyams ES, Allaf ME.  Robotic-assisted versus traditional laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison of outcomes and evaluation of learning curve. Urology. 2011 Oct;78(4):813-9. Epub 2011 Jul 29.
  30. Patel HD, Pierorazio PM, Mullins JK, Hyams ES, Allaf ME.  Radiofrequency Coagulation-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Without Hilar Clamping: A Feasible Technique With Excellent Outcomes in Highly Selected Patients.  J Endourol. 2011 Oct 14.
  31. Patel HD, Mullins JK, Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Allaf ME.  Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery of the kidney: an initial experience.  Can J Urol. 2011 Jun;18(3):5745-50.
  32. Cilip CM, Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Allaf ME, Fried NM.  High-frequency ultrasound imaging of noninvasive laser coagulation of the canine vas deferens. Lasers Surg Med. 2011 Sep;43(8):838-42.
  33. Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ, Burnett AL.  Daily phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor therapy as rescue for recurrent ischemic priapism after failed androgen ablation.  J Androl. 2011 Jul-Aug;32(4):371-4. Epub 2010 Dec 2.
  34. Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Han M, Epstein JI, Partin AW, Schaeffer EM.  Evolution of the clinical presentation of men undergoing radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer.  BJU Int. 2011 Aug 22.
  35. Hyams ES, Pierorazio PM, Shah A, Lum YW, Black J, Allaf ME.  Graft Reconstruction of Inferior Vena Cava for Renal Cell Carcinoma Stage pT3b or Greater.  Urology. 2011 Aug 5
  36. Patel HD, Mullins JK, Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Allaf ME.  Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery of the kidney: an initial experience.  Can J Urol. 2011 Jun;18(3):5745-50.
  37. Pierorazio PM, Lin BM, Mullins JK, Hyndman ME, Schaeffer EM, Han M, Partin AW, Pavlovich CP.Preoperative characteristics of men with unfavorable high-Gleason prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy.  Urol Oncol. 2011 Jun 9
  38. Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Schaeffer EM, Epstein JI, Han M, Walsh PC, Partin AW.  A Contemporary Analysis of Outcomes of Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate With Seminal Vesicle Invasion (pT3b) After Radical Prostatectomy.  J Urol. 2011 May;185(5):1691-7. Epub 2011 Mar 21.
  39. Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ, Burnett AL.  Daily Phosphodiesterase Type-5 Inhibitor Therapy As Rescue For Recurrent Ischemic Priapism After Failed Androgen Ablation: A Case Report.  J Androl. 2010 Dec 2.
  40. Bivalacqua TJ, Loeb S, Pierorazio PM, Schoenberg MP, Partin AW, Guzzo TJ.  Is Prostate-Specific Antigen Surveillance Necessary in Men with Benign Prostate Pathology following Radical Cystoprostatectomy for Bladder Cancer?  Urol Int. 2010 Nov 13.
  41. Chen YB, Pierorazio PM, Epstein JI.  Initial Atypical Diagnosis With Carcinoma on Subsequent Prostate Needle Biopsy: Findings at Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2010 Sep 15.
  42. Yohannan J, Feng T, Berkowitz J, Connolly SS, Pierorazio P, Allaf ME.  Laparoscopic Resection of Local Recurrence After Previous Radical Nephrectomy for Clinically Localized Renal-Cell Carcinoma: Perioperative Outcomes and Initial Observations.J Endourol. 2010 Jul 14.
  43. Pierorazio PM, Guzzo TJ, Han M, Bivalacqua TJ, Epstein JI, Schaeffer EM, Schoenberg M, Walsh PC, Partin AW.  Long-term Survival After Radical Prostatectomy for Men With High Gleason Sum in Pathologic Specimen.  Urology. 2010 Mar 27.
  44. Pierorazio PM, Humphreys E, Walsh PC, Partin AW, Han M.  Radical prostatectomy in older men: survival outcomes in septuagenarians and octogenarians.  BJU Int. 2010 Mar 1.
  45. Pierorazio PM, Epstein JI, Humphreys E, Han M, Walsh PC, Partin AW.  The significance of a positive bladder neck margin after radical prostatectomy: the American Joint Committee on Cancer Pathological Stage T4 designation is not warranted.  J Urol. 2010 Jan;183(1):151-7. Epub.
  46. Pierorazio PM, Ferrucci L, Kettermann A, Longo DL, Metter EJ, Carter HB.  Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer in older men: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.  BJU Int. 2009 Sep 14.
  47. Guzzo TJ, Bivalacqua TJ, Pierorazio PM, Varkarakis J, Schaeffer EM, Allaf ME.  Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: presentation and management in the era of laparoscopy.  BJU Inter. 2009, April 15.
  48. Bivalacqua TJ, Pierorazio PM, Su LM.  Open, laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy: Optimizing the surgical approach.  Surg Oncol. 2009 Mar 13.
  49. Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME.  Minimally invasive surgical training: Challenges and solutions.  Urol Oncol. 2009 Mar-Apr;27(2):208-13.
  50. Burnett AL, Pierorazio PMCorporal "Snake" Maneuver: Corporoglanular Shunt Surgical Modification for Ischemic Priapism.  J Sex Med. 2009 Feb
  51. Guzzo TJ, Allaf ME, Pierorazio PM, Miller D, McNeil BK, Kavoussi LR, Pavlovich CP, Schaeffer EM.  Perioperative Outcomes of Elderly Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Renal Procedures.  Urology. 2008 Dec 30.
  52. Guzzo TJ, Pierorazio PM, Schaeffer EM, Fishman EK, Allaf ME.  The accuracy of multidetector computerized tomography for evaluating tumor thrombus in patients with renal cell carcinoma.  J Urol. 2009 Feb;181(2):486-90; discussion 491.
  53. Pierorazio PM, Desai M, McCann TR, Benson MC, McKiernan JM.  The relationship between preoperative prostate-specific antigen and biopsy Gleason sum in men undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy: a novel assessment of traditional predictors of outcome.  BJU Int. 2009 Jan;103(1):38-42.
  54. Pierorazio PM, Spencer BA, McCann TR, McKiernan JM, Benson MC.  Preoperative risk stratification predicts likelihood of concurrent PSA-free survival, continence, and potency (the trifecta analysis) after radical retropubic prostatectomy. Urology. 2007 Oct;70(4):717-22.
  55. Pierorazio PM, Kinnaman MD, Wosnitzer MS, Benson MC, McKiernan JM, Goluboff ET. Prostate volume and pathologic prostate cancer outcomes after radical prostatectomy.  Urology. 2007 Oct;70(4):696-701.
  56. Collins S, Ortiz J, Maruffo F, Hruby GW, Pierorazio PM, Gupta M, Monga M, Landman J. Expedited struvite-stone dissolution using a high-flow low-pressure irrigation system.  J Endourol. 2007 Oct;21(10):1153-8.
  57. Hruby GW, Marruffo FC, Durak E, Collins SM, Pierorazio P, Humphrey PA, Mansukhani MM, Landman J.  Evaluation of surgical energy devices for vessel sealing and peripheral energy spread in a porcine model.  J Urol. 2007 Dec;178(6):2689-93.
  58. Hruby GW, Lehman D, Mitchell R, Marruffo F, Durak E, Pierorazio PM, Landman J.  Optimizing renal cortical neoplasm tissue sampling through a modified biopsy technique: laboratory experience and initial clinical experience.  Urology. 2007 Sep;70(3):431-4.
  59. Pierorazio PM, McKiernan JM, McCann TR, Mohile S, Petrylak D, Benson MC. Outcome after cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma is predicted by fractional percentage of tumour volume removed.  BJU Int. 2007 Oct;100(4):755-9.
  60. Pierorazio PM, Lambert SM, Matsukhani M, Sprenkle PC, McCann TR, Katz AE, Olsson CA, Benson MC, McKiernan JM.  High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia is an independent predictor of outcome after radical prostatectomy.  BJU Int. 2007 Nov;100(5):1066-70.
  61. Lambert EH, Pierorazio PM, Shabsigh A, Olsson CA, Benson MC, McKiernan JM.  Prognostic risk stratification and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing surgical treatment for renal cell carcinoma with vascular tumor thrombus.  Urology. 2007 Jun;69(6):1054-8. 
  62. Lambert EH, Pierorazio PM, Olsson CA, Benson MC, McKiernan JM, Poon S. The increasing use of intravesical therapies for stage T1 bladder cancer coincides with decreasing survival after cystectomy.  BJU Int. 2007 Jul;100(1):33-6.
  63. Pierorazio PM, Murphy AM, Benson MC, McKiernan JM.  Gender discrepancies in the diagnosis of renal cortical tumors.  World J Urol. 2007 Mar;25(1):81-5.
  64. Sherry N, Hassoun A, Oberfield SE, Manibo AM, Chin D, Balachandar S, Pierorazio P, Levine LS, Fennoy I.  Clinical and metabolic characteristics of an obese, Dominican, pediatric population.  J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Nov;18(11):1063-71.

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Phillip M. Pierorazio.  “Managing Risk - What if my Cancer Comes Back?” in The Johns Hopkins Guide for Patients with Bladder Cancer.  Mark Gonzalgo, Editor.  Sudbury, Massachussets: Jones and Bartlett, 2011. 
  2. James M. McKiernan, Phillip M. Pierorazio.  “Beyond BCG: Taxanes” in Bladder Cancer: Moving the Field Forward.  By Cheryl Lee and David Wood.  Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.
  3. Phillip M. Pierorazio, Arthur L. Burnett.  “How do erections occur?  How common is erectile dysfunction, what is its etiology and how do you evaluate men with this problem?” in Handbook of Andrology, 2nd Edition.  In submission.
  4. Phillip M. Pierorazio. "Angiomyolipoma, oncocytoma and retroperitoneal fibrosis" in The Brady Urology Manual.  In submission.
  5. Phillip M. Pierorazio. "Renal parenchymal tumors" in The Brady Urology Manual.  In submission.

ABSTRACTS/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Pierorazio PM, McKiernan JM, Allaf ME.  DELAYED INTERVENTION AND SURVEILLANCE FOR SMALL RENAL MASSES: Update from a prospective registry of active surveillance.  *Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; May, 2013.
  2. Pierorazio PM, McKiernan JM, Allaf ME.  Quality of Life on Active Surveillance for a Small Renal Masses versus Immediate Intervention: Interim Analysis of the DISSRM (Delayed Intervention And Surveillance For Small Renal Masses) Registry.  *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; May, 2013.
  3. Pierorazio PM, Patel HD, Kates M, Allaf ME.  Stratified cancer-specific and overall mortality for patients with small renal masses undergoing non-surgical and surgical management: analysis of SEER-Medicare. *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; May, 2013.
  4. Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Trock BJ, Nielsen ME, McKiernan JM, Allaf ME.  A multi-institutional prospective clinical trial of delayed intervention and surveillance for small renal masses: the DISSRM registry.  *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May, 2012.
  5. Pierorazio PM, Elias S. Hyams, Mullins JK, Lin BL, Allaf ME.  Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for large renal masses: critical assessment of the perioperative and oncologic outcomes of T2a and T2b tumors. *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May, 2012.
  6. Pierorazio PM, Mullins JK, Ross AE, Schaeffer EM, Partin AW, Han M, Walsh PC, Bivalacqua TJ.  Pathological and Oncologic Outcomes for Men with Positive Lymph Nodes at Radical Prostatectomy: 30-year Experience from a Single Institution.  *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May, 2012.
  7. Autorino R, Rha KH, Yinghao S, Han DH, Richstone L, Derweesh I, Allaf ME, Cindolo L, Greco F, Rais-Bahrami S, Best S, Lee JW, Haber GP, Stroup S, Pierorazio PM, Rane A, Hafron J, Branco AW, Fornara P, Kim FJ, Schips L, Stein RJ, Jeong BC, Linhui W, Han WK, Cadeddu JA, Kaouk JH.  Laparoendoscopic single-site urological surgery: multi-institutional worldwide experience with over 900 cases.  *Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  8. Ross AE, Zhaoyong F, Pierorazio PM, Landis P, Walsh PC, Carter HB, Trock BJ,  Schaeffer EM.  Effects of 5-alpha reductase inhibitor use in monitored men with very-low risk prostate cancer.  *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  9. Ross AE, Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ, Ball MW, Humphreys EB, Han M, Epstein JI, Partin AW, Schaeffer EM.  Outcomes of men with an elevated PSA as the sole preoperative intermediate of high-risk feature.  *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  10. Hyams E, Pierorazio PM, Kavoussi L, Allaf ME.  Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for low stage non-seminomatous germ cell tumor: the Johns Hopkins Experience.*Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  11. Hyams E, Pierorazio PM, Proteek O, Sukumar S, Mechaber J, Wagner A, Rogers C, Kavoussi L, Allaf ME.  Iatrogenic vascular lesions after minimally invasive partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional study of clinical and renal fucntional outcomes.*Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  12. Bivalacqua TJ, Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Allaf, ME, Carter HB, Walsh PC.  Anatomical extent of lymphnode dissection: impacts on men with psotive lymph nodes at time of radical prostatectomy.*Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  13. Feng T, Hyams E, Johannan J, Pierorazio PM, Han M, Kawamoto S, Fishman E, Allaf ME.  Incidence and implications of abdominal imaging in the post-operative period for patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.*Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  14. Kates M, Korets R, Sadeghi N, Pierorazio PM, McKiernan JM. Age and gender predicts risk of non-localized disease in small renal tumors<3cm in size in the United States from 1988-2007.*Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  15. Pierorazio PM and Walsh PC.  The added value of digital rectal examination in prostate cancer screening and outcomes.  *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.
  16. Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Han M, Epstein JI, Walsh PC, Partin AW, Schaeffer EM. Evolution of the clinical presentation of men undergoing radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer.*Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC; May, 2011.*Poster – Society of Urological Oncology, Bethesda, MD; December, 2010.
  17. Pierorazio PM, Ross AE, Lin B, Han M, Epstein JI, Walsh PC, Partin AW, Pavlovich CP, Schaeffer EM.  Biopsy characteristics of high-gleason disease predictive of favorable pathology at radical prostatectomy.  *Poster – Society of Urological Oncology, Bethesda, MD; December, 2010.
  18. Levey HR, Rais-Bahrami S, Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ, Waingankar N, Allaf ME, Kavoussi LR, Vira M.  Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for adrenal cortical carcinoma.*Poster – Society of Urological Oncology, Bethesda, MD; December, 2010.
  19. Ross AE, Pierorazio PM, Bivalacqua TJ, Ball M, Humphreys E, Han M, Epstein JI, Partin AW, Schaeffer EM.  Outcomes of men with an elevated preoperative psa as their sole intermediate or high risk feature prior to prostatectomy.*Poster – Society of Urological Oncology, Bethesda, MD; December, 2010.
  20. Pierorazio PM, Nielsen M, McKiernan JM, Allaf ME.  Initial Observations Of The DISSRM (Delayed Intervention And Surveillance For Small Renal Masses) Registry.  *Podium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, Farmington, PA; September, 2010.*Poster – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.*Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; June, 2010.
  21. Pierorazio PM, Mullins JK, Hyams E, Allaf ME. Perioperative Outcome Analysis of Pure Laparoscopic Versus Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy (RALPN): Is There an Advantage?*Poster – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.
  22. P. Pierorazio, E. Hyams, J. Mullins, M. Allaf.  Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection With Therapeutic Intent For Clinical Stage I Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor.*Video Presentation – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.
  23. P. Pierorazio, E. Hyams, J. Mullins, M. Allaf.  Laparoendoscopic Single Site (Less) Kidney Surgery: Points Of Technique And Initial Results. *Video Presentation – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.
  24. M. Allaf, P. Pierorazio, D.L. Segev, A. Singer, W. Shen, I. Green, R.A. Montgomery.  Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy With Transvaginal Extraction: Initial Report *Video Presentation – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.
  25. Allaf ME, Pierorazio PM, Hyams E, Mullins JK.  Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS): Initial Observations and Perioperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Renal Surgery.  *Poster – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.
  26. J. Yohannan, T. Feng, E. Hyams, P. Pierorazio, J. Berkowitz, B. Matlaga, M. Allaf.  Glove Perforation During Urological Surgical Procedures: A Pilot Analysis Of Minimally Invasive And Open Approaches.  *Poster – World Congress of Endourology and ESWL, Chicago, Ill; September, 2010.
  27. Pierorazio PM, Lin BM, Mullins JK, Hyndman ME, Schaeffer EM, Epstein JI, Walsh PC, Han M, Partin AW, Pavlovich CP.  Biopsy Characteristics Of Men With High-grade Organ-confined Prostate Cancer.  *Podium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, Farmington, PA; September, 2010.
  28. Pierorazio PM, Mullins JK, Berkowitz JR,  Hyams E, Allaf ME.  Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS): Initial Observations and Perioperative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Renal Surgery.  *Podium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, Farmington, PA; September, 2010.
  29. Guzzo TJ, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME.  Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection withTherapeutic Intent in Men with Clinical Stage INonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors. *Podium Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, Farmington, PA; September, 2010.
  30. Chen YB, Pierorazio PM, Epstein JI.  Atypical glands suspicious for carcinoma followed by the diagnosis of carcinoma on prostate needle biopsy: findings at radical prostatectomy (RP).*Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; June, 2010.
  31. Pierorazio PM, Mostwin JL.  Decompensation of AMS 800 reservoir elasticity as a mechanism for gradual artificial urethral sphincter failure: a case series demonstrating novel evaluation and treatment with reservoir replacement alone.*Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; June, 2010.
  32. Pierorazio PM , Schaeffer EM, Han M, Walsh PC, Partin AW.  A contemporary analysis of clinical outcomes for men with adenocarcinoma of the prostate with seminal vesicle invasion (pt3b) after radical prostatectomy.*Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA; June, 2010.
  33. Pierorazio PM, Carruth W, George S, Schaeffer EM, Lowe FC, Pavlovich CP.  Cost comparison of disposable equipment used in laparoscopic vs. robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. * Poster, Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, VA; October, 2009.
  34. Pierorazio PM, Guzzo T, Han M, Bivalacqua TJ, Epstein JI, Schoenberg M, Walsh PC, Partin AW.  Long-Term Survival after Radical Prostatectomy for men with High Pathologic Gleason Sum. *Podium, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL; April, 2009.
  35. Pierorazio PM, Survival Outcomes in Septuagenarians and Octogenarians after Radical Prostatectomy.* Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL; April, 2009.
  36. Pierorazio PM, Epstein JI, Han M, Walsh PC, Partin AW.  The Significance of Positive Bladder Neck Margins after Radical Prostatectomy. *Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL; April, 2009. 
  37. Pierorazio PM, Ferrucci L, Kettermann A, Metter EJ, Carter HB.  Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer: Results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.  *Podium, AmericanUrologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL; May, 2008.
  38. PM Pierorazio, TR McCann, AE Katz, CA Olsson, MC Benson, JM McKiernan.  Evaluating high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia as a predictor of outcome following radical prostatectomy.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006; 24(18S): 244s.  *Podium, AmericanUrologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; May, 2007. * Poster, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Annual Meeting, New Jersey; May, 2006.   *Poster, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; June, 2006. 
  39. PM Pierorazio, S Collins, JM McKiernan, MC Benson.  Fractional percentage of tumor volume removed is a predictor of outcome following cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006; 24(18S): 241s.   * Moderated Poster, Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; May, 2007.*Poster, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; June, 2006. 
  40. Hruby GW, Marruffo F, Durak E, Collins SM, Pierorazio PM, Humphrey PA, Mansukhani MM, Landman J.  Evaluation of Laparoscopic Vessel Sealing Systems in a Porcine Model: Harmonic ACE, Harmonic LCS-C5, Ligasure 5, and Trisector.   *Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; May, 2007. 
  41. Pierorazio PM, Kinnaman MD, Wosnitzer MS, Benson MC, McKiernan JM, Goluboff ET.  Prostate volume and pathologic prostate cancer outcomes following radical prostatectomy.  * Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; May, 2007. 
  42. Pierorazio PM, McKiernan JM, McCann TR, Mohile SM, Petrylak DP, Benson MC.  Fractional percentage of tumor volume removed predicts outcome following cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma.* Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; May, 2007. 
  43. Michael J Cutalo, Pierorazio PM, Katz M, Landman J, Benson MC, Olsson CA, McKiernan JM.  Preoperative three-dimensional tumor volume predicts outcome in patients with renal cortical tumors.  * Moderated Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA; May, 2007. 
  44. EH Lambert, PM Pierorazio, SA Poon, AE Katz, ET Goluboff, CA Olsson, MC Benson, JM McKiernan.  The increasing use of intravesical therapies for T1 bladder cancer coincides with decreasing survival after cystectomy.  Journal of Urology 2006; 175(4S): 273.  *Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May, 2006.
  45. TR McCann, PM Pierorazio, CA Olsson, MC Benson, JM McKiernan.  Prostate Cancer Specific Survival in High Risk Localized Prostate Cancer: How High Risk is High Risk? Journal of Urology 2006; 175(4S): 171.*Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May, 2006.
  46. AE Katz, PM Pierorazio, P Masson, ET Goluboff, BA Stone, JM McKiernan, MC Benson, CA Olsson.  Results of a phase I clinical trial administering Zyflamend to subjects with high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006; 24(18S): 643s.  *Podium, Eastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum (ESRF), Miami, FL; February, 2006.
  47. TR McCann, PM Pierorazio, RE Mitchell, M Desai, CA Olsson, MC Benson, JM McKiernan.  Pre-biopsy PSA and biopsy Gleason sum; evaluating the independence of two independent variables.  Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006; 24(18S): 641s.
  48. Hruby GW, Marruffo F, Durak E, Collins SM, Pierorazio PM, Landman J.  Evaluation of Laparoscopic Vessel Sealing Systems in a Porcine Model: Harmonic ACE, Harmonic LCS-C5, Ligasure 5, and Trisector.  *Poster, American Urologic Association (AUA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA; May, 2006.  *Poster, World Congress of Endourology Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH; August, 2006.

 



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