Keck School Faculty

Amir Lebastchi
Amir Lebastchi
Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology
1441 Eastlake Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Standardized Nomenclature and Surveillance Methodologies After Focal Therapy and Partial Gland Ablation for Localized Prostate Cancer: An International Multidisciplinary Consensus Eur Urol. 2020 Sep; 78(3):371-378. . View in PubMed

Impact of the MyProstateScore (MPS) test on the clinical decision to undergo prostate biopsy: results from a contemporary academic practice Urology. 2020 Aug 07. . View in PubMed

PIRADS Category as a Predictor of Progression to Unfavorable Risk Prostate Cancer in Men on Active Surveillance J Urol. 2020 Jul 27; 101097JU0000000000001307. . View in PubMed

Combined MRI-targeted plus systematic confirmatory biopsy improves risk stratification for patients enrolling on active surveillance for prostate cancer Urology. 2020 Jul 14. . View in PubMed

Role of multiparametric prostate MRI in the management of prostate cancer World J Urol. 2020 Jun 24. . View in PubMed

Comparison of cross-sectional imaging techniques for the detection of prostate cancer lymph node metastasis: a critical review Transl Androl Urol. 2020 Jun; 9(3):1415-1427. . View in PubMed

Salvage robotic transmesenteric off-clamp partial nephrectomy after multiple prior open kidney surgeries Urol Case Rep. 2020 May; 30:101135. . View in PubMed

Focal therapy for prostate cancer: recent advances and future directions Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2020 Feb; 18(2):116-125. . View in PubMed

MRI-Targeted, Systematic, and Combined Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis N Engl J Med. 2020 03 05; 382(10):917-928. . View in PubMed

The role of multiparametric MRI in biopsy-naive prostate cancer Nat Rev Urol. 2019 May; 16(5):276-277. . View in PubMed

Super active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer | Opinion: No Int Braz J Urol. 2019 Mar-Apr; 45(2):215-219. . View in PubMed

Use of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and fusion-guided biopsies to properly select and follow African-American men on active surveillance BJU Int. 2019 11; 124(5):768-774. . View in PubMed

Contemporary treatments in prostate cancer focal therapy Curr Opin Oncol. 2019 05; 31(3):200-206. . View in PubMed

Multi-institutional Survival Analysis of Incidental Pathologic T3a Upstaging in Clinical T1 Renal Cell Carcinoma Following Partial Nephrectomy Urology. 2018 Jul; 117:95-100. . View in PubMed

Detailed pathologic analysis on the co-occurrence of non-seminomatous germ cell tumor subtypes in matched orchiectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissections Med Oncol. 2018 Jan 31; 35(3):21. . View in PubMed

Using Imaging to Predict Treatment Response in Genitourinary Malignancies Eur Urol Focus. 2018 12; 4(6):804-817. . View in PubMed

Author Reply Urology. 2018 05; 115:58. . View in PubMed

The Urology Applicant: An Analysis of Contemporary Urology Residency Candidates Urology. 2018 05; 115:51-58. . View in PubMed

Robotic-assisted Thoracoscopic Transdiaphragmatic Adrenalectomy (RATTA) for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Urology. 2017 Jul; 105:9-12. . View in PubMed

The Role of Transurethral Resection in Trimodal Therapy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer. 2016 Oct 27; 2(4):381-394. . View in PubMed

Combining disparate surgical residencies into one: lessons learned J Surg Res. 2015 Oct; 198(2):289-93. . View in PubMed

Real-Time Super Selective Venous Sampling in Remedial Parathyroid Surgery J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jun; 220(6):994-1000. . View in PubMed

Modern experience with aggressive parathyroid tumors in a high-volume New England referral center J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jun; 220(6):1054-62. . View in PubMed

Peri-operative considerations in the patient with primary immune deficiency: a review Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2014 Dec; 15(6):672-8. . View in PubMed

Paradigm shift in the surgical management of multigland parathyroid hyperplasia: an individualized approach JAMA Surg. 2014 Nov; 149(11):1133-7. . View in PubMed

First nationwide survey of US integrated 6-year cardiothoracic surgical residency program directorsJ Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):408-15. e1. . View in PubMed

Nationwide survey of US integrated 6-year cardiothoracic surgical residents J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):401-7. . View in PubMed

Thyroid cancer Curr Probl Cancer. 2014 Mar-Apr; 38(2):48-74. . View in PubMed

Appendiceal endometriosis in a pregnant woman presenting with acute perforated appendicitis J Surg Case Rep. 2013 Dec 16; 2013(12). . View in PubMed

TNF, acting through inducibly expressed TNFR2, drives activation and cell cycle entry of c-Kit+ cardiac stem cells in ischemic heart disease Stem Cells. 2013 Sep; 31(9):1881-92. . View in PubMed

Immune therapy and ß-cell death in type 1 diabetes Diabetes. 2013 May; 62(5):1676-80. . View in PubMed

The effects of vitamin D repletion on endothelial function and inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease Vasc Med. 2012 Dec; 17(6):394-404. . View in PubMed

Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Current Therapeutic State-of-the-Art J Oncol. 2012; 2012:234726. . View in PubMed

Neutralizing IL-6 reduces human arterial allograft rejection by allowing emergence of CD161+ CD4+ regulatory T cells J Immunol. 2011 Dec 15; 187(12):6268-80. . View in PubMed

Activation of human vascular cells decreases their expression of transforming growth factor-beta Atherosclerosis. 2011 Dec; 219(2):417-24. . View in PubMed

Transforming growth factor beta expression by human vascular cells inhibits interferon gamma production and arterial media injury by alloreactive memory T cells Am J Transplant. 2011 Nov; 11(11):2332-41. . View in PubMed

IFN-gamma primes intact human coronary arteries and cultured coronary smooth muscle cells to double-stranded RNA- and self-RNA-induced inflammatory responses by upregulating TLR3 and melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 J Immunol. 2010 Jul 15; 185(2):1283-94. . View in PubMed

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