Sample of Recently Noted Publications


Queen’s Urology is one of the most academically successful departments in Canada and, per capita, boasts the greatest research output of all the clinical Departments in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University.

The Department has a long history of successful extra-mural, peer-reviewed industry grants and trials spanning interests in basic science, chronic pain, voiding function and health outcomes research.


Sample of Recently Noted Publications

Nickel JC, Herschorn S, Whitmore KE, Forrest JB, Hu P, Friedman AJ, Baseman AS. Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium for Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome: Insights from a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study. J Urol. 2014

Nickel JC et al, Proportion of tadalafil-treated patients with clinically meaningful improvement in lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia – integrated data from 1499 study participants. BJUI 2014

Nickel JC, Tripp DA, and the International Interstitial Cystitis Research Group. Clinical and Psychological Parameters Associated with Pain Pattern Phenotypes in Women with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS). J Urol 2014

Nickel JC, Irvine-Bird K, Jianbo L, Shoskes DA. Phenotype directed management of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS). Urol 2014

Matta R, Doiron C and Leveridge M. The dramatic increase in social media in urology. J Urol 2014

Fuoco M, Leveridge MJ. Early adopters or laggards? Attitudes toward and use of social media among urologists. BJU Int 2014

Ivraym Barsoum, Mahduri Koti, D. Robert Siemens, Charles H. Graham. Mechanisms of hypoxia-mediated immune escape in cancer. Cancer Research. 2014

D. Robert Siemens, William J. Mackillop, Yingwei Peng, David Berman, Ahmed Elharram, Jonathan Rhee, Christopher M. Booth. Processes of Care and the Impact of Surgical Volumes on Cancer-Specific Survival: A Population-Based Study in Bladder Cancer. Urology.2014

Booth CM, Siemens DR, Li G, Peng Y, Tannock IF, Kong W, Berman DM, Mackillop WJ. Perioperative chemotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: A population-based outcomes study. Cancer. 2014

Ungi T, Beiko D, Fuoco M, King F, Holden MS, Fichtinger G, Siemens DR. Tracked ultrasound snapshots enhance needle guidance for percutaneous renal access: A pilot study. J Endourol. 2014

Beiko D, Elkoushy MA, Kokorovic A, Roberts G, Robb S, Andonian S. Ambulatory percutaneous nephrolithotomy: what is the rate of readmission? J Endourol, 2014

Bossia JA, Pukall CF, Steele S A Review of the Current State of the Male Circumcision Literature.  J. Sex Med. 2014.