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    Omer Raheem

    TitleResident Physician
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentUrology
    Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8897
    CA San Diego 92103
    Phone619-543-2659
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      University of California, San Diego2015  - 2016George W. Kaplan Research Award, Outstanding Research Resident of the Year
      University of California, San Diego2014  - 2015George W. Kaplan Research Award, Outstanding Research Resident of the Year
      New Orleans, LA2014  - 2015Best Poster, American Urological Association Annual Meeting
      Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland2002  - 2003Research Grant, Beaumont Transplant Foundation
      University of Dublin, Ireland2003  - 2004University of Dublin, Trinity College Postgraduate Research Fellowship
      Dublin, Ireland2006  - 2007Cancer Research Ireland, Urologic Oncology Research Fellowship
      Dublin, Ireland2007  - 2008Irish Cancer Society, 6th International Cancer Conference, Best Poster
      Dublin, Ireland2008  - 2009Irish Cancer Society, 7th International Cancer Conference, Best Poster
      Galway, Ireland2008  - 2009Sir Peter Freyer Prize oral presentation finalist
      Dublin, Ireland2008  - 2009Royal Academy of Medicine, Surgery Registrar Prize finalist
      Vancouver, British Columbia2010  - 2011AUA Western Section, 3rd placed winner – Miley B. Wesson, Resident Essay
      Washington, DC 2010  - 2011Best Poster, American Urological Association Annual Meeting

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      1. Raheem O, Khandwala YS, Sur RL, Ghani KR, Denstedt JD. Burden of Urolithiasis: Trends in Prevalence, Treatments, and Costs. Eur Urol Focus. 2017 Feb; 3(1):18-26. PMID: 28720363.
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      2. Kamel MH, Barber A, Davis R, Raheem O, Bissada N, Abdelmaksoud AEA, Eltahawy E. Reimbursements and frequency of tests in privately insured testicular cancer patients in the United States: Implications to national guidelines. Urol Ann. 2017 Apr-Jun; 9(2):153-158. PMID: 28479767.
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      3. Hassan AR, Raheem O, Berquist S, Beksac AT, Bloch A, Field C, Lee HJ, Mehrazin R, Holden M, McDONALD M, Hamilton Z, Liss M, Derweesh IH. Comparison of laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) and multiport laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for clinical T1b and T2a renal masses. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Mar 10. PMID: 28281740.
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      4. Raheem O, Patel SH, Sisul D, Furnish TJ, Hsieh TC. The Role of Testosterone Supplemental Therapy in Opioid-Induced Hypogonadism: A Retrospective Pilot Analysis. Am J Mens Health. 2017 Jul; 11(4):1208-1213. PMID: 28625114.
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      5. Hirata T, Park SC, Muldong M, Wu CN, Yamaguchi T, Strasner A, Raheem O, Kumon H, Sah RL, Cacalano NA, Jamieson CHM, Kane CJ, Masuda K, Kulidjian A, Jamieson CAM. Specific bone region localization of osteolytic versus osteoblastic lesions in a patient-derived xenograft model of bone metastatic prostate cancer. Asian J Urology. 2016; 11(1).
      6. Raheem O, Patel S, Sisul DM, Furnish TJ, Hsieh TC. The Role of Testosterone Supplemental Therapy in Opioid-Induced Hypogonadism: A Retrospective Pilot Analysis. Am J Men’s Health. 2016.
      7. Beksac AT, Rivera-Sanfeliz G, Dufour CA, Nseyo U, Hamilton Z, Berquist SW, Hassan AE, Raheem O, Wang S, Wake RW, Gold RE, Derweesh IH. Impact of tumor histology and grade on treatment success of percutaneous renal cryoablation. World J Urol. 2016 Aug 2. PMID: 27484204.
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      8. Ito T, Derweesh IH, Ginzburg S, Abbosh PH, Raheem O, Mirheydar H, Hamilton Z, Chen DY, Smaldone MC, Greenberg RE, Viterbo R, Kutikov A, Uzzo RG. Perioperative outcomes following partial nephrectomy performed on patients remaining on antiplatelet therapy. J Urol. 2016 Jul 11. PMID: 27418453.
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      9. Overholser S, Raheem O, Zapata D, Kaushik D, Rodriguez R, Derweesh IH, Liss MA. Radiologic indicators prior to renal cell cancer thrombectomy: Implications for vascular reconstruction and mortality. Urol Ann. 2016 Jul-Sep; 8(3):312-6. PMID: 27453653.
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      10. Omer Raheem, Kellogg Parsons. Is there still a role for simple prostatectomy today?. BJUI Knowledge. 2016.
      11. Raheem O, Liss MA, Buckley JC. Therapeutic Utilization of Mitomycin C in Urological Conditions: Systematic Review of the Literature. Urology Practice. 2016.
      12. Raheem O, Su JJ, Wilson JR, Hsieh TC. The Association of Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Critical Review. Am J Mens Health. 2016 Feb 4. PMID: 26846406.
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      13. Kamel MH, Elfaramawi M, Jadhav S, Saafan A, Raheem O, Davis R. "Insurance Status and Differences in Treatment and Survival of Testicular Cancer Patients". Urology. 2015 Oct 15. PMID: 26477833.
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      14. Van Lierop D, Raheem O, Siegel J, Lee HJ. A rare case of Epstein-Barr virus-associated leiomyosarcoma of the kidney in a patient with HIV. Actas Urol Esp. 2015 Jul 23. PMID: 26211573.
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      15. Raheem O, Cohen SA, Parsons JK, Palazzi KL, Kane CJ. A Family History of Lethal Prostate Cancer and Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer in Patients Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy. Sci Rep. 2015; 5:10544. PMID: 26112134.
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      16. Raheem O, Mirheydar HS, Miller D, Palazzi-Churas K, Chang D, Sur RL. Contemporary Trends in the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment of Urolithiasis: Population Based Analysis. J Endourol. 2015 Apr 7. PMID: 25849858.
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      17. Raheem O, Mirheydar HS, Patel ND, Patel SH, Suliman A, Buckley JC. Surgical management of traumatic penile amputation: a case report and review of the world literature. Sex Med. 2015 Mar; 3(1):49-53. PMID: 25844175.
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      18. Raheem O, Mirheydar HS, Lee HJ, Patel ND, Godebu E, Sakamoto K. Does listening to music during office-based flexible cystoscopy decrease anxiety in patients: A prospective randomized trial. J Endourol. 2015 Jan 28. PMID: 25630866.
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      19. Patel N, Shi W, Liss M, Raheem O, Wenzler D, Schallhorn C, Kiyama L, Lakin C, Ritter M, Sur RL. Multidrug Resistant Bacteriuria Before Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Predicts for Postoperative Infectious Complications. J Endourol. 2014 Nov 25. PMID: 25424241.
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      20. Raheem O, Cohen SD, Chandrasekaran B, Goldstein I. Development of Penile Hydrocele Following Placement of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis: A Rare Entity. J Sex Med. 2014 Oct 29. PMID: 25353307.
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      21. Raheem O, Godebu E, Cohen SA, Shabaik A, Parsons JK. Unclassified mucinous renal cell carcinoma: a rare histopathological entity. Korean J Urol. 2014 Oct; 55(10):690-2. PMID: 25324954.
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      22. Godebu E, Muldong M, Strasner A, Wu C, Park S, Woo JR, Ma W, Liss MA, Hirata T, Raheem O, Cacalano NA, Kulidjian AA, Jamieson C. PCSD1, a new patient-derived model of bone metastatic prostate cancer, is castrate-resistant in the bone-niche. J Transl Med. 2014 Oct 3; 12(1):275. PMID: 25278011.
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      23. Raheem O, Buckley JC. Adjunctive maneuvers to treat urethral stricture: a review of the world literature. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Jun; 3(2):170-8. PMID: 26813349.
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      24. Raheem O, Orosco RK, Davidson TM, Lakin C. Clinical predictors of nocturia in the sleep apnea population. Urol Ann. 2014 Jan; 6(1):31-5. PMID: 24669119.
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      25. Raheem O, Parsons JK. Associations of obesity, physical activity and diet with benign prostatic hyperplasia and lower urinary tract symptoms. Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Jan; 24(1):10-4. PMID: 24247174.
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      26. Raheem O. Surgical management of adolescent varicocele: Systematic review of the world literature. Urol Ann. 2013 Jul; 5(3):133-9. PMID: 24049372.
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      27. Shin YS, Park JH, Raheem O, Jeong YB, Kim HJ, Kim YG. Ureteral penetration caused by drilling during internal pelvic bone fixation: delayed recognition. Int Neurourol J. 2013 Jun; 17(2):93-5. PMID: 23869275.
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      28. Liss MA, Park SK, Kopp RP, Raheem O, Bazzi WM, Mehrazin R, Palazzi KL, Stroup SP, Derweesh IH. Is laparoendoscopic single-site surgery a viable approach for radical nephrectomy with renal vein thrombus? Comparison with multiport laparoscopy. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):105-10. PMID: 23714202.
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      29. Liss MA, Palazzi K, Stroup SP, Jabaji R, Raheem O, Kane CJ. Outcomes and complications of pelvic lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy. World J Urol. 2013 Jun; 31(3):481-8. PMID: 23512231.
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      30. Casey RG, Raheem O, Elmusharaf E, Madhavan P, Tolan M, Lynch TH. Renal cell carcinoma with IVC and atrial thrombus: A single centre's 10 year surgical experience. Surgeon. 2013 Dec; 11(6):295-9. PMID: 23510704.
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      31. Stroup SP, Raheem O, Palazzi KL, Liss MA, Mehrazin R, Kopp RP, Patel N, Cohen SA, Park SK, Patterson AL, Kane CJ, Millard F, Derweesh IH. Does timing of cytoreductive nephrectomy impact patient survival with metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the tyrosine kinase inhibitor era? A multi-institutional study. Urology. 2013 Apr; 81(4):805-11. PMID: 23414694.
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      32. Raheem O, Hickey DP. Treatment of hepatitis B virus reactivation in a cadaveric renal transplant recipient with entecavir. Arab J Nephrol Transplant. 2013 Jan; 6(1):41-4. PMID: 23282233.
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      33. Perry AS, O'Hurley G, Raheem O, Brennan K, Wong S, O'Grady A, Kennedy AM, Marignol L, Murphy TM, Sullivan L, Barrett C, Loftus B, Thornhill J, Hewitt SM, Lawler M, Kay E, Lynch T, Hollywood D. Gene expression and epigenetic discovery screen reveal methylation of SFRP2 in prostate cancer. Int J Cancer. 2013 Apr 15; 132(8):1771-80. PMID: 22915211.
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      34. Raheem O, Molloy A, Casey RG, Lynch TH. [Bone metastases in muscle invasive bladder carcinoma: clinical consideration]. Actas Urol Esp. 2012 Nov-Dec; 36(10):625. PMID: 22995324.
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      35. Bazzi WM, Stroup SP, Cohen SA, Dotai T, Kopp RP, Colangelo C, Raheem O, Ramamoorthy S, Talamini M, Horgan S, Kane CJ, Derweesh IH. Feasibility of transrectal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy in the cadaveric model. Urology. 2012 Sep; 80(3):590-5. PMID: 22925236.
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      36. Raheem O, Kalunian K, Kellogg Parsons J. [Acute arthritis secondary to intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin for bladder cancer]. Actas Urol Esp. 2012 Sep; 36(8):461-6. PMID: 22824081.
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      37. Raheem O, Casey RG, Elmusharaf E, Galvin DJ, McDermott TE, Grainger R, Lynch TH. [Evaluating the role of computerized tomography triphasic urography in patients with painless haematuria: a practical view]. Actas Urol Esp. 2012 Nov-Dec; 36(10):624-5. PMID: 22819346.
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      38. Raheem O, Bazzi WM, Parsons JK, Kane CJ. Management of pelvic lymphoceles following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Urol Ann. 2012 May; 4(2):111-4. PMID: 22629010.
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      39. Raheem O, Casey RG, Galvin DJ, Manecksha RP, Varadaraj H, McDermott T, Grainger R, Lynch TH. Discontinuation of anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy for transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies: a single-center experience. Korean J Urol. 2012 Apr; 53(4):234-9. PMID: 22536465.
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      40. Raheem O, Mirheydar HS, Palazzi K, Chenoweth M, Lakin C, Sur RL. Prevalence of nephrolithiasis in human immunodeficiency virus infected patients on the highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Endourol. 2012 Aug; 26(8):1095-8. PMID: 22429050.
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      41. White WM, Pickens RB, Bazzi WM, Raheem O, Derweesh IH. LESS and NOTES: rationale and terminology. Arch Esp Urol. 2012 Apr; 65(3):273-9. PMID: 22495266.
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      42. Bazzi WM, Raheem O, Cohen SA, Derweesh IH. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery in urology: Review of the world literature. Urol Ann. 2012 Jan; 4(1):1-5. PMID: 22346092.
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      43. Raheem O, Kulidjian AA, Wu C, Jeong YB, Yamaguchi T, Smith KM, Goff D, Leu H, Morris SR, Cacalano NA, Masuda K, Jamieson CH, Kane CJ, Jamieson CA. A novel patient-derived intra-femoral xenograft model of bone metastatic prostate cancer that recapitulates mixed osteolytic and osteoblastic lesions. J Transl Med. 2011; 9:185. PMID: 22035283.
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      44. Raheem O, Jeong YB. Intraperitoneally placed Foley catheter via verumontanum initially presenting as a bladder rupture. J Korean Med Sci. 2011 Sep; 26(9):1241-3. PMID: 21935283.
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      45. Bazzi WM, Raheem O, Stroup SP, Kane CJ, Derweesh IH, Downs TM. Partial orchiectomy and testis intratubular germ cell neoplasia: World literature review. Urol Ann. 2011 Sep; 3(3):115-8. PMID: 21976922.
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      46. Raheem O, Besharatian B, Hickey DP. Surgical management of bladder transitional cell carcinoma in a vesicular diverticulum: case report. Can Urol Assoc J. 2011 Aug; 5(4):E60-4. PMID: 21806896.
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      47. Kane CJ, Raheem O, Bent S, Avins AL. What do I tell patients about saw palmetto for benign prostatic hyperplasia? Urol Clin North Am. 2011 Aug; 38(3):261-77. PMID: 21798388.
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      48. Bagrodia A, Mehrazin R, Bazzi WM, Silberstein J, Malcolm JB, Stroup SP, Raheem O, Wake RW, Kane CJ, Patterson AL, Wan JY, Derweesh IH. Comparison of rates and risk factors for development of osteoporosis and fractures after radical or partial nephrectomy. Urology. 2011 Sep; 78(3):614-9. PMID: 21777959.
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      49. Raheem O, Daly PJ, O'Kelly P, Shields WP, Zimmerman AJ, Mohan P, Power R, Little DM, Conlon PJ, Hickey DP. Mycophenolate mofetil in low-risk renal transplantation in patients receiving no cyclosporine: a single-centre experience. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Feb; 27(2):840-4. PMID: 21622991.
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      50. Raheem O, O'Brien M. Anatomical review of the lateral collateral ligaments of the ankle: a cadaveric study. Anat Sci Int. 2011 Dec; 86(4):189-93. PMID: 21573810.
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      51. Raheem O, Kamel MH, Daly PJ, Mohan P, Little DM, Awan A, Hickey DP. Mycophenolate mofetil in pediatric renal transplantation: a single center experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 May; 15(3):240-4. PMID: 21492350.
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      52. Raheem O, Hickey DP. Postirradiation lumbosacral radiculopathy following seminoma treatment presenting as flaccid neuropathic bladder: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2011; 5:148. PMID: 21492468.
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      53. Raheem O, Casey RG, Lynch TH. Does Anticoagulant or Antiplatelet Therapy Need to Be Discontinued for Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsies? A Systematic Literature Review. Curr Urol. 2011; (5):121-124..
      54. Raheem O, Casey RG, D’Arcy FT, Lynch TH. The Safety and Efficacy of the Indwelling Valve Catheters in the Long-term Catheterised Patients: A Systematic Comparative Study. Curr Urol. 2011; (5):173-178.
      55. Raheem O, Kamel MH, Leung P, Shields WP, Connolly SS, Zimmerman AJ, Mohan P, Hickey DP. Radical Cystectomy in the Octogenarian Population: A Single Centre Experience. Curr Urol. 2011; (5):196-201.
      56. Raheem O, Casey RG, Attah C, Clarke L, McGrath A, Gaffney E, Hollywood D, McDermott TE, Lynch TH. Fistulization in a locally advanced case of squamous cell carcinoma of the prostate. Can J Urol. 2009 Dec; 16(6):4941-5. PMID: 20003675.
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      57. Raheem O, Long RM, Casey RG, D'Arcy FT, Lynch TH. Acute urinary retention in a young man secondary to colonic irrigation: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2009; 3:6757. PMID: 19830123.
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      58. Raheem O, Floyd MS, Casey RG, Cullen IM, Corcoran MO, Bredin HC, Walsh K, O'Riordan C, McCarthy PA, Rogers E. Renal trauma in the west of Ireland--a regional review. ScientificWorldJournal. 2009; 9:137-43. PMID: 19252753.
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      59. Raheem O, O'Brien M, Glacken P, Mohan P, Hickey DP. A review of the anatomical variations of the posterior tributaries of the left renal vein. Ir J Med Sci. 2008 Mar; 177(1):59-62. PMID: 18270764.
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      60. Hirpara KM, Sullivan PJ, Raheem O, O'Sullivan ME. A biomechanical analysis of multistrand repairs with the Silfverskiold peripheral cross-stitch. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Oct; 89(10):1396-401. PMID: 17957085.
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      61. Raheem O, Glacken P, O'Brien M, Hickey D, Mohan P. A single male cadaver with multiple renal arteries. Ir J Med Sci. 2008 Sep; 177(3):265-7. PMID: 17634829.
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      62. Raheem O, Philpott J, Ryan W, O'Brien M. Anatomical variations in the anatomy of the posterolateral corner of the knee. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2007 Jul; 15(7):895-900. PMID: 17641923.
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      63. Raheem, OA, Elmusharaf E, Casey RG, McDermott T. A locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the ureter. World J Nephrol Urol. 2012; 1(4): 118-120.
      64. Raheem O, Perry AS, Kennedy AM, Murphy TM, Foley R, Marignol L, Suillvan L, Loftus B, Lawler M, Lynch TH. Investigating promoter methylation of WNT signaling antagonists in prostate cancer. European Urology Suppl. 2010; 9 (2): 310.
      65. Jamieson CAM, Petrigliano F, Belanto J, Virk M, Coppola G, Tchieu J, Fu E, Magyar C, Raheem O, Kazarian M, Morris S, Cacalano N. Genome-wide expression profiling of castration-resistant prostate cancer xenograft in the bone-niche revealed up-regulation of the anti-apoptosis gene. YWHAZ, a network module hub gene. J Urol suppl. 2011: 185(4). .
      66. D’Arcy FT, Raheem O, Dunne B, Grainger R. A clinico-pathological review of non-haematological metastases to the testes. J Clinic Urol. 2014; 7(4): 1-3. .
      67. Raheem O, Buckley JC. Adjunctive maneuvers to treat urethral stricture: a review of the world literature. Transl Androl Urol. 2014; 3(2): 170-178.
      68. Raheem O, Mirheydar HS, Patel ND, Patel SH, Suliman A, Buckley JC. Surgical management of traumatic penile amputation: A case report and review of the world literature. Sex Med. 2015 Jan 23. DOI: 10.1002/sm2.54.
      69. Raheem O, Eltahawy EA, Davis D, Kamel MH. Intravesicle Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) treatment for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) in the Transplanted Patients Population: A Systematic Review of the World Literature. J Transplant Technol Res. 2015. 5: 144. .
      70. Bakare T, Raheem O, Kamel MH, Davis R, Heshmat S. Percutaneous Management of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma in a Transplant Kidney. Current Urol. 2015. .
      71. Lacefield E, Raheem O, Cox R, Davis R, Kamel MH. Composite Paraganglioma and Neuroblastoma of the Urinary Bladder: A Rare Histopathological Entity. Current Urol. 2015.
      72. Mirheydar HS, Raheem O, Elkhoury FF, Jabaji R, Palazzi KL, Patel ND, Du R, Maroney S, Sakamoto K. Modern Advances in Reducing Anxiety and Pain Associated with Cystoscopy: Systematic Review. World J Transl Med. 2015.
      73. Kamel MH, Barber A, Raheem O, Davis R. . Reimbursements and Frequency of Tests in Privately Insured Testicular Cancer Patients in the United States: Implications to National Guidelines. Urology Annals, 2016.
      74. Raheem O, Khandwala Y, Hsieh TC, Buckley JC. . Is There Role Of Antifibrotics In The Treatment of Urological Disease: A Systematic Review Of The Literature. Urology Practice, 2016.