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Anderson PB, Wanken ZJ, Perri JL, et al. Patient information sources when facing repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2020;71(2):497-504. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2019.04.460

Armstrong JM, Martin CR, Dechet C, et al. 18F-fluciclovine PET CT detection of biochemical recurrent prostate cancer at specific PSA thresholds after definitive treatment. Urol Oncol. 2020;38(7):636.e1-636.e6. doi:10.1016/j.urolonc.2020.03.021 

Bucher BT, Shi J, Pettit RJ, Ferraro J, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli A. Determination of Marital Status of Patients from Structured and Unstructured Electronic Healthcare Data. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2020;2019:267-274. Published 2020 Mar 4.

Bucher BT, Shi J, Ferraro JP, et al. Portable Automated Surveillance of Surgical Site Infections Using Natural Language Processing: Development and Validation [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 8]. Ann Surg. 2020;10.1097/SLA.0000000000004133. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000004133

Dua A, Gologorsky R, Savage D, et al. National assessment of availability, awareness, and utilization of supervised exercise therapy for peripheral artery disease patients with intermittent claudication. J Vasc Surg. 2020;71(5):1702-1707. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2019.08.238

George EL, Chen R, Trickey AW, et al. Variation in center-level frailty burden and the impact of frailty on long-term survival in patients undergoing elective repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2020;71(1):46-55.e4. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2019.01.074

Gross K, Meeks H, Garg D, et al. MP26-10 PATERNAL CANCER HISTORY DOES NOT INCREASE OBSTETRIC COMPLICATIONS. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e404. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000865.010. 

Gross K, Meeks H, Garg D, et al. PD25-06 MEN WITH PREVIOUS CANCER DIAGNOSIS HAVE LOWER PARITY: A CASE-CONTROL ANALYSIS OF THE UTAH POPULATION DATABASE. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e540. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000882.06.

Hanson HA, Leiser CL, Madsen MJ, et al. Family Study Designs Informed by Tumor Heterogeneity and Multi-Cancer Pleiotropies: The Power of the Utah Population Database. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020;29(4):807-815. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0912 

Hanson HA, Martin C, O'Neil B, et al. The Relative Importance of Race Compared to Health Care and Social Factors in Predicting Prostate Cancer Mortality: A Random Forest Approach [published correction appears in J Urol. 2020 Feb;203(2):426]. J Urol. 2019;202(6):1209-1216. 

Hanson HA, Leiser CL, Bandoli G, et al. Charting the Life Course: Emerging Opportunities to Advance Scientific Approaches Using Life Course Research. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. 2020:1-25. doi:10.1017/cts.2020.492

Hanson HA, Leiser CL, O'Neil B, et al. Harnessing Population Pedigree Data and Machine Learning Methods to Identify Patterns of Familial Bladder Cancer Risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020;29(5):918-926. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0681

Horns JJ, Nadkarni N, Anholt A. How repeated exposure to informal science education affects content knowledge of and perspectives on science among incarcerated adults. PLoS One. 2020;15(5):e0233083. Published 2020 May 22. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0233083

Hunt T, Ambrose J, Haaland B, Hanson HA, O'Neil BB. [Abstract] Decision Fatigue in Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Testing. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e1143-44. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000961.06. 

Hunt T, Greenberg S, Ambrose J, O'Neil BB, Tward J. [Abstract] Patient-level Factors Are Not Associated with Improved Identification of Germline Pathogenic Variants in Men with Prostate Cancer. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e568. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000886.020.

Jalali A, Martin C, Nelson RE, et al. Provider Practice Competition and Adoption of Medicare's Oncology Care Model. Med Care. 2020;58(2):154-160. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000001243

Johnson JK, Fritz JM, Brooke BS, et al. Physical Function in the Hospital Is Associated With Patient-Centered Outcomes in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility. Phys Ther. 2020;100(8):1237-1248. doi:10.1093/ptj/pzaa073 

Keihani S, Alder NJ, Cheng PJ, Stoddard GJ, Pastuszak AW, Hotaling JM. Obesity and Baseline Estradiol Levels Are Independent Predictors for Initiation of Anastrozole in Hypogonadal Men on Clomiphene Citrate [published online ahead of print, 2020 Feb 24]. World J Mens Health

Keihani S, Moses R, Zhang C, et al. MP26-17 TOTAL MOTILE SPERM COUNT OF >50 MILLIONS IS ASSOCIATED WITH EARLIER TIME TO CONCEPTION IN SUBFERTILE COUPLES. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e407. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000865.017.

Keihani S, Sandberg A, Zhang C, et al. PD25-04 AZOOSPERMIA IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF MORTALITY OR CANCER DIAGNOSIS. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e539. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000882.04.

Keihani S, Wright LN, Alder NJ, et al. Baseline Gonadotropin Levels and Testosterone Response in Hypogonadal Men Treated With Clomiphene Citrate. Urology. 2020;142:119-124. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2020.04.074

Kraiss LW, Al-Dulaimi R, Cronenwett JL, et al. Failure on a Vascular Surgery Board-American Board of Surgery Examination does not predict cardiovascular outcomes in the Society for Vascular Surgery Vascular Quality Initiative [published online ahead of print, 2020 Apr 1]. J Vasc Surg. 2020;S0741-5214(20)30170-1. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2020.01.053

Martin C, Haaland B, Tward AE, Dechet C, Lowrance W, Stephenson RA, Hanson H, ONeil B (2018). Describing the Spectrum of Patient Reported Outcomes after Radical Prostatectomy: Providing Information to Improve Patient Counseling and Shared Decision Making. J Urol, 201(4), 751-758.

McCrum ML, Zhang C, Presson AP, Nirula R. Readmissions after nonoperative trauma: Increased mortality and costs with delayed intervention. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020;88(2):219-229. doi:10.1097/TA.0000000000002560

Leiser CL, Anderson RE, Martin C, Hanson HA, O'Neil B. Combining Drive Time and Urologist Density to Understand Access to Urologic Care. Urology. 2020;139:78-83. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2020.02.004 

Leiser CL, Taddie M, Hemmert R, Steed RR, VanDerslice JA, Henry K, Ambrose J, O’Neil B, Smith KR, Hanson HA. Spatial clusters of cancer incidence: analyzing 1940 census data linked to 1966-2017 cancer records. Cancer Causes Control. 2020;31(7):609-615. doi:10.1007/s10552-020-01302-3

McGriff SC, Lo EM, Hotaling JM, Pastuszak AW. Optimal Endocrine Evaluation and Treatment of Male Infertility. Urol Clin North Am. 2020;47(2):139-146. doi:10.1016/j.ucl.2019.12.002

Oswald N, Lin T, Haaland B, Flynn M, Kawamoto K, Cooney KA, Lowrance W, Hanson HA, O'Neil BB. Factors associated with appropriate and low-value PSA testing. Cancer Epidemiol. 2020;66:101724. doi:10.1016/j.canep.2020.101724

Ou JY, Hanson HA, Ramsay JM, et al. Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Mortality among Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Patients [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 13]. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020;10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-1363. doi:10.1158/1055-

Patel BV, Hotaling JM. Impact of chemotherapy on subsequent generations. Urol Oncol. 2020;38(1):10-13. doi:10.1016/j.urolonc.2019.02.011

Patel DP, Christensen MB, Hotaling JM, Pastuszak AW. A review of inflammation and fibrosis: implications for the pathogenesis of Peyronie's disease. World J Urol. 2020;38(2):253-261. doi:10.1007/s00345-019-02815-6

Patel DP, Jenkins TG, Aston KI, Guo J, Pastuszak AW, Hanson HA, Hotaling JM (2020). Harnessing the full potential of reproductive genetics and epigenetics for male infertility in the era of "big data". Fertil Steril, 113(3), 478-488. 

Patel D, Meeks H, Garg D, et al. MP26-09 MEN WITH CANCER DIAGNOSIS ARE OLDER AT TIME OF FIRST LIVE BIRTH: AN AGE-MATCHED COHORT ANALYSIS OF THE UTAH POPULATION DATABASE. The Journal of Urology. 2020;203. e403-e404. 10.1097/JU.0000000000000865.09.

Ponnapalli SP, Bradley MW, Devine K, et al. Retrospective clinical trial experimentally validates glioblastoma genome-wide pattern of DNA copy-number alterations predictor of survival. APL Bioeng. 2020;4(2):026106. Published 2020 May 15. doi:10.1063/1.5142559

Pruitt LCC, Skarda DE, Barnhart DC, Bucher BT. Impact of consolidation of cases on post-operative outcomes for index pediatric surgery cases. J Pediatr Surg. 2020;55(6):1048-1052. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.02.044 

Reisz PA, Laviana AA, Zhao Z, et al. Assessing the Quality of Surgical Care for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer: Results from the CEASAR Study [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 22]. J Urol. 2020;101097JU0000000000001198. doi:10.1097/JU.0000000000001198

Swords DS, Mulvihill SJ, Brooke BS, Firpo MA, Scaife CL. Size and Importance of Socioeconomic Status-Based Disparities in Use of Surgery in Nonadvanced Stage Gastrointestinal Cancers. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020;27(2):333-341. doi:10.1245/s10434-019-07922-7

Shi J, Liu S, Pruitt LCC, et al. Using Natural Language Processing to improve EHR Structured Data-based Surgical Site Infection Surveillance. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2020;2019:794-803. Published 2020 Mar 4.

Tonna JE, Hanson HA, Cohan JN, McCrum ML, Horns JJ, Brooke BS, Das R, Kelly BK, Campbell AJ, Hotaling J. Balancing revenue generation with capacity generation: Case distribution, financial impact and hospital capacity changes from cancelling or resuming elective surgeries in the US during COVID-19. Preprint. medRxiv. 2020;2020.04.29.20066506. Published 2020 May 4. doi:10.1101/2020.04.29.20066506

Tonna JE, Peltan I, Brown SM, Herrick JS, Keenan HT; University of Utah Mechanical Power Study Group. Mechanical power and driving pressure as predictors of mortality among patients with ARDS [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 5]. Intensive Care Med. 2020;1-3. doi:10.1007/s00134-020-06130-2

Tonna JE, McKellar SH, Selzman CH, et al. Exploratory analysis of myocardial function after extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation vs conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation. BMC Res Notes. 2020;13(1):137. Published 2020 Mar 6. doi:10.1186/s13104-020-04982-x

Tward JD, O'Neil B, Boucher K, et al. Metastasis, Mortality, and Quality of Life for Men With NCCN High and Very High Risk Localized Prostate Cancer After Surgical and/or Combined Modality Radiotherapy. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2020;18(4):274-283.e5. doi:10.1016/j.clgc.2019.11.023


Blumhagen J, Allen C, Martinez P, Kingsbury M, Morrow E, Glasgow R, Volckmann E, Ibele A. A218 Concurrent Hiatal Dissection Predicts Increased Reoperation and Readmission with Sleeve Gastrectomy vs. Gastric Bypass. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2019;15. S78. 10.1016/j.soard.2019.08.163.

Bradley MW, Aiello KA, Ponnapalli SP, Hanson HA, Alter O (2019). GSVD- and tensor GSVD-uncovered patterns of DNA copy-number alterations predict adenocarcinomas survival in general and in response to platinum. APL Bioengineering, 3(3), 036104.

Brooke BS, Griffin CL, Kraiss LW, Kim J, Nelson R. Cost-effectiveness of repeated interventions on failing arteriovenous fistulas. J Vasc Surg. 2019;70(5):1620-1628. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2019.01.085

Bucher BT, Ferraro JP, Finlayson SRG, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV. Use of Computerized Provider Order Entry Events for Postoperative Complication Surveillance. JAMA Surg. 2019;154(4):311-318. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4874

George EL, Chen R, Trickey AW, et al. Variation in center-level frailty burden and the impact of frailty on long-term survival in patients undergoing elective repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2020;71(1):46-55.e4. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2019.01.074

Jenkins TG, James ER, Aston KI, et al. Age-associated sperm DNA methylation patterns do not directly persist trans-generationally. Epigenetics Chromatin. 2019;12(1):74. Published 2019 Dec 19. doi:10.1186/s13072-019-0323-4

Leiser CL, Smith KR, VanDerslice JA, Glotzbach JP, Farrell TW, Hanson HA (2019). Evaluation of the Sex-and-Age-Specific Effects of PM2.5 on Hospital Readmission in the Presence of the Competing Risk of Mortality in the Medicare Population of Utah 1999-2009. J Clin Med, 8(12).

Luppens C, Cali S, Bliecher J, Lambert L, McCrum ML. Utility of TQIP Palliative Care Screening Guidelines for Emergency General Surgery Patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2019;229. e245. 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.08.1406.

Pastuszak AW, Thirumavalavan N, Kohn TP, Lipshultz LI, Eisenberg ML. Increased Risk of Cancer in Men With Peyronie's Disease: A Cohort Study Using a Large United States Insurance Claims Database. Sex Med. 2019;7(4):403-408. doi:10.1016/j.esxm.2019.08.007

Service CA, Moses RA, Majercik SD, et al. Urethral Trauma Following Pelvic Fracture From Horseback Saddle Horn Injury Versus Other Mechanisms of Pelvic Trauma. Urology. 2019;124:260-263. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2018.11.003

Tiegs AW, Landis J, Garrido N, Scott RT Jr, Hotaling JM. Total Motile Sperm Count Trend Over Time: Evaluation of Semen Analyses From 119,972 Men From Subfertile Couples. Urology. 2019;132:109-116. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2019.06.038 


Alder NJ, Keihani S, Stoddard GJ, Myers JB, Hotaling JM. Combination therapy with clomiphene citrate and anastrozole is a safe and effective alternative for hypoandrogenic subfertile men. BJU Int. 2018;122(4):688-694. doi:10.1111/bju.14390 

Anderson RE, Hanson HA, Thai D, et al. Do paternal semen parameters influence the birth weight or BMI of the offspring? A study from the Utah Population Database. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2018;35(5):793-799. doi:10.1007/s10815-018-1154-0

Arbeeva LS, Hanson HA, Arbeev KG, Kulminski AM, Stallard E, Ukraintseva SV, Wu D, Boudreau RM, Province MA, Smith KR, Yashin AI (2018). How Well Does the Family Longevity Selection Score Work: A Validation Test Using the Utah Population Database. Front Public Health, 6, 277.

Chernenko A, Hollingshaus M, Robson S, Hanson HA, Smith KR. Tykes, Toddlers, Teens, and Twins of Robust Mothers: Do the Offspring of Twinning Mothers Share in Their Mother's Robust Phenotype?. Biodemography Soc Biol. 2018;64(2):102-113. doi:10.1080/19485565.2018.1486697

Hanson HA. Fertility treatment and congenital urologic malformations: is there a solution to our correlation versus causation woes?. Fertil Steril. 2018;110(5):842-843. doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2018.08.017

Hanson HA, Hay WW Jr, Tobin JN, et al. Opportunities for life course research through the integration of data across Clinical and Translational Research Institutes. J Clin Transl Sci. 2018;2(3):156-162. doi:10.1017/cts.2018.29

Hanson HA, Leiser C, Martin C, et al. Redefining the Bladder Cancer Phenotype using Patterns of Familial Risk. The Journal of Urology. 2018;199(4S)e57:doi:10.1101/19003681.

Keihani S, Craig JR, Zhang C, et al. Proton-pump inhibitor use does not affect semen quality in subfertile men. Asian J Androl. 2018;20(3):290-293. doi:10.4103/aja.aja_35_17

Keihani S, Martin C, Craig JR, et al. Semen parameters are unaffected by statin use in men evaluated for infertility. Andrologia. 2018;50(5):e12995. doi:10.1111/and.12995

Kowaleski-Jones L, Zick C, Smith KR, Brown B, Hanson HA, Fan J (2018). Walkable neighborhoods and obesity: Evalutating effects with a propensity score approach. Soc Sci Med, 6, 9-15.

Leiser CL, Hanson HA, Sawyer K, Steenblik J, Al-Dulaimi R, Madsen T, Gibbins K, Hotaling JM, Ibrahim YO, VanDerslice JA, Fuller M (2018). Acute effects of air pollutants on spontaneous pregnancy loss: a case-crossover study. Fertil Steril, 111(2), 341-347.

Martin C, Leiser CL, O'Neil B, et al. Familial Cancer Clustering in Urothelial Cancer: A Population-Based Case-Control Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2018;110(5):527-533. doi:10.1093/jnci/djx237

Patel B, Meeks H, Wan Y, et al. Transgenerational effects of chemotherapy: Both male and female children born to women exposed to chemotherapy have fewer children. Cancer Epidemiol. 2018;56:1-5. doi:10.1016/j.canep.2018.07.001

Soisson S, Ganz PA, Gaffney D, Rowe K, Snyder J, Wan Y, Deshmukh V, Newman M, Fraser A, Smith K, Herget K, Hanson HA, Wu YP, Stanford J, Al-Sarray A, Werner TL, Setiawan VW, Hashibe M (2017). Long-term, adverse genitourinary outcomes among endometrial cancer survivors in a large, population-based cohort study. Gynecol Oncol. 2018;148(3):499-506. doi:10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.12.025

Swords DS, Mulvihill SJ, Firpo MA, Scaife CL. Causes of Death and Conditional Survival Estimates of Medium- and Long-term Survivors of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. JAMA Oncol. 2018;4(8):1129-1130. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.2442

Tabler J, Utz RL, Smith KR, Hanson HA, Geist C. Variation in reproductive outcomes of women with histories of bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, or eating disorder not otherwise specified relative to the general population and closest-aged sisters. Int J Eat Disord. 2018;51(2):102-111. doi:10.1002/eat.22827

Wu YP, Kohlmann W, Curtin K, et al. Melanoma risk assessment based on relatives' age at diagnosis. Cancer Causes Control. 2018;29(2):193-199. doi:10.1007/s10552-017-0994-8


Anderson RE, Hanson HA, Lowrance WT, et al. Childhood Cancer Risk in the Siblings and Cousins of Men with Poor Semen Quality. J Urol. 2017;197(3 Pt 2):898-905. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2016.09.110

Blackburn BE, Ganz PA, Rowe K, Snyder J, Wan Y, Deshmukh V, Newman M, Fraser A, Smith K, Herget K, Kim J, Kirchhoff AC, Porucznik C, Hanson HA, Monroe M, Hashibe M (2017). Aging-Related Disease Risks among Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 26(12), 1695-1704.

Kowaleski-Jones L, Brown BB, Fan JX, Hanson HA, Smith KR, Zick CD. The joint effects of family risk of obesity and neighborhood environment on obesity among women. Soc Sci Med. 2017;195:17-24. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.10.018

Nguyen QC, Brunisholz KD, Yu W, McCullough M, Hanson HA, Litchman ML, Li F, Wan Y, VanDerslice JA, Wen M, Smith KR (2017). Twitter-derived neighborhood characteristics associated with obesity and diabetes. Sci Rep, 7(1), 16425.

Martin C, Leiser CL, ONeil B, Gupta S, Lowrance WT, Kohlmann W, Greenberg S, Pathak P, Smith KR, Hanson HA(2017). Familial Cancer Clustering in Urothelial Cancer: A Population-Based Case-Control Study. J Natl Cancer Inst, 110(5), 527-533.

Martin L, Mullaney S, Peche W, et al. Population-based Semen Analysis Results and Fertility Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Results From Subfertility Health Assisted Reproduction and the Environment (SHARE) Study. Urology. 2017;107:114-119. 

Nguyen QC, Brunisholz KD, Yu W, et al. Twitter-derived neighborhood characteristics associated with obesity and diabetes. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):16425. Published 2017 Nov 27. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16573-1

Samadder NJ, Smith KR, Wong J, Thomas A, Hanson HA, Boucher K, Kopituch C, Cannon-Albright LA, Burt RW, Curtin K (2017). Cancer Risk in Families Fulfilling the Amsterdam Criteria for Lynch Syndrome. JAMA Oncol, 3(12), 1697-1701.

Soisson S, Ganz PA, Gaffney D, Rowe K, Snyder J, Wan Y, Deshmukh V, Newman M, Fraser A, Smith K, Herget K, Hanson HA, Wu YP, Stanford J, Werner TL, Setiawan VW, Hashibe M (2017). Long-term, adverse genitourinary outcomes among endometrial cancer survivors in a large, population-based cohort study. Gynecol Oncol, 148(3), 499-506.

Stroup AM, Herget KA, Hanson HA, et al. Baby Boomers and Birth Certificates: Early-Life Socioeconomic Status and Cancer Risk in Adulthood. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017;26(1):75-84. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-16-0371 

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