Focused Issue on Surgical Management of Genitourinary Malignancies

Posted On 2019-12-24 07:50:22

This focused issue on "Surgical Management of Genitourinary Malignancies" is edited by Dr. Simon P. Kim from Division of Urology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, CO, USA.

Dr. Simon Kim is a board-certified urologic oncologist at the University of Colorado-Denver Medical Campus. His clinical practice focuses on the surgical management of genitourinary malignancies. He specializes in the surgical treatment of bladder, kidney, prostate, testis, adrenal and penile cancer. He performs robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery for localized or locally advanced cancers. He previously served as a Director of Robotic Surgery and Director of Kidney and Bladder Cancer at his previous faculty appointment. He was recently appointed as Associate Program Director for the Urology Residency at the University of Colorado. He is currently funded as a co-principal investigator for an R01 grant from the NCI for an R01 grant to develop decision aids for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Focused issue outline:
  1. The Surgical Approaches of a Localized Renal Mass
    Simon P. Kim, Division of Urology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    Jeffrey Morrison, Division of Urology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA
  2. Principles of Salvage adical Prostatectomy
    William Parker, Department of Urology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
  3. Predictors of Pathologically Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Surgical Management
    Srinivas Vourganti, Division of Urology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
  4. Surgical Management of High-Risk Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
    Pranav Sharma, Department of Urology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, USA
  5. Surgical Principles of Primary and Post-Chemotherapy RPLND
    Nicholas Cost, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
  6. The Surgical Management of Locally Advanced Kidney Cancer
    Samuel Antoine, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Granville Lloyd, Department of Surgery, Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Hospital, University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
  7. Urinary Diversion and Reconstruction following Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer
    Eugene K. Lee, Department of Urology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
  8. Surgical Principles of Penile Cancer for Penectomy and Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection
    Ty Higuchi, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA