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Priya Niranjan Werahera

TitleAssoc Professor-Research
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    R01CA066161     (WERAHERA, PRIYA N.)Feb 21, 1996 - Aug 31, 2007
    Biomorphometry of Human Prostatic Cancer
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Stone NN, Crawford ED, Skouteris VM, Arangua P, Metsinis PM, Lucia MS, La Rosa FG, Werahera PN. The ratio of the number of biopsy specimens to prostate volume (biopsy density) > 1.5 improves the prostate cancer detection rate in men undergoing transperineal biopsy of the prostate. J Urol. 2019 Mar 05; 101097JU0000000000000204. PMID: 30835628.
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    2. Patel NU, Lind KE, Garg K, Crawford D, Werahera PN, Pokharel SS. Assessment of PI-RADS v2 categories?=?3 for diagnosis of clinically significant prostate cancer. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 Feb; 44(2):705-712. PMID: 30171296.
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    3. Maccini MA, Westfall NJ, Van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Poage W, Maroni PD, Wilson SS, Glodé LM, Arangua P, Newmark J, Steiner M, Werahera PN, Crawford ED. The effect of digital rectal exam on the 4Kscore for aggressive prostate cancer. Prostate. 2018 05; 78(7):506-511. PMID: 29460452.
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    4. Pessoa RR, Autorino R, Laguna MP, Molina WR, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, da Silva RD, Werahera PN, Kim FJ. Laparoscopic Versus Percutaneous Cryoablation of Small Renal Mass: Systematic Review and Cumulative Analysis of Comparative Studies. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 10; 15(5):513-519.e5. PMID: 28442227.
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    5. Werahera PN, Jasion EA, Crawford ED, Lucia MS, van Bokhoven A, Sullivan HT, Kim FJ, Maroni PD, Port JD, Daily JW, La Rosa FG. Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy can differentiate high grade and low grade prostatic carcinoma. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 08; 2016:5148-5151. PMID: 28325017.
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    6. Werahera PN, Jasion EA, Liu Y, Daily JW, Arangua P, Jones C, Nash SR, Morrell M, Crawford ED. Human feasibility study of fluorescence spectroscopy guided optical biopsy needle for prostate cancer diagnosis. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015; 2015:7358-61. PMID: 26737991.
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    7. da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Werahera PN, Molina WR, Kim FJ. Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Renal Carcinoma: an Update. J Kidney Cancer VHL. 2014; 1(6):63-73. PMID: 28326251.
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    8. Kim FJ, Werahera PN, Sehrt DE, Gustafson D, Silva RD, Molina WR. Ethnic minorities (African American and Hispanic) males prefer prostate cryoablation as aggressive treatment of localized prostate cancer. Can J Urol. 2014 Jun; 21(3):7305-11. PMID: 24978362.
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    9. Werahera PN, Jasion EA, Crawford ED, La Rosa FG, Lucia MS, van Bokhoven A, Sullivan HT, Port JD, Maroni PD, Daily JW. Systematic diagnosis of prostate cancer using an optical biopsy needle adjunct with fluorescence spectroscopy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:2165-8. PMID: 25570414.
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    10. Rezaeilouyeh H, Mahoor MH, Zhang JJ, La Rosa FG, Chang S, Werahera PN. Diagnosis of prostatic carcinoma on multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging using shearlet transform. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:6442-5. PMID: 25571471; PMCID: PMC4702505.
    11. Werahera PN, Crawford ED, La Rosa FG, Torkko KC, Schulte B, Sullivan HT, van Bokhoven A, Lucia MS, Kim FJ. Anterior tumors of the prostate: diagnosis and significance. Can J Urol. 2013 Oct; 20(5):6897-906. PMID: 24128826; PMCID: PMC4676571.
    12. Crawford ED, Rove KO, Barqawi AB, Maroni PD, Werahera PN, Baer CA, Koul HK, Rove CA, Lucia MS, La Rosa FG. Clinical-pathologic correlation between transperineal mapping biopsies of the prostate and three-dimensional reconstruction of prostatectomy specimens. Prostate. 2013 May; 73(7):778-87. PMID: 23169245; PMCID: PMC4625901.
    13. Werahera PN, Sullivan K, La Rosa FG, Kim FJ, Lucia MS, O'Donnell C, Sidhu RS, Sullivan HT, Schulte B, Crawford ED. Optimization of prostate cancer diagnosis by increasing the number of core biopsies based on gland volume. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012; 5(9):892-9. PMID: 23119106; PMCID: PMC3484481.
    14. Werahera PN, Glode LM, La Rosa FG, Lucia MS, Crawford ED, Easterday K, Sullivan HT, Sidhu RS, Genova E, Hedlund T. Proliferative tumor doubling times of prostatic carcinoma. Prostate Cancer. 2011; 2011:301850. PMID: 22096656; PMCID: PMC3196972.
    15. Iczkowski KA, Torkko KC, Kotnis GR, Wilson RS, Huang W, Wheeler TM, Abeyta AM, La Rosa FG, Cook S, Werahera PN, Lucia MS. Digital quantification of five high-grade prostate cancer patterns, including the cribriform pattern, and their association with adverse outcome. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Jul; 136(1):98-107. PMID: 21685037; PMCID: PMC4656017.
    16. Smith M, Lucia MS, Werahera PN, La Rosa FG. Carcinoid tumor of the verumontanum (colliculus seminalis) of the prostatic urethra with a coexisting prostatic adenocarcinoma: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2010 Jan 20; 4:16. PMID: 20205830; PMCID: PMC2825242.
    17. Guo Y, Werahera PN, Narayanan R, Li L, Kumar D, Crawford ED, Suri JS. Image registration accuracy of a 3-dimensional transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy system. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Nov; 28(11):1561-8. PMID: 19854971.
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    18. Narayanan R, Werahera PN, Barqawi A, Crawford ED, Shinohara K, Simoneau AR, Suri JS. Adaptation of a 3D prostate cancer atlas for transrectal ultrasound guided target-specific biopsy. Phys Med Biol. 2008 Oct 21; 53(20):N397-406. PMID: 18827317.
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    19. Shen F, Shinohara K, Kumar D, Khemka A, Simoneau AR, Werahera PN, Li L, Guo Y, Narayanan R, Wei L, Barqawi A, Crawford ED, Davatzikos C, Suri JS. Three-dimensional sonography with needle tracking: role in diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Jun; 27(6):895-905. PMID: 18499849.
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    20. Barqawi AB, Lu L, Crawford ED, Fenster A, Werahera PN, Kumar D, Miller S, Suri JS. Three different strategies for real-time prostate capsule volume computation from 3-D end-fire transrectal ultrasound. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2007; 2007:816-8. PMID: 18002081.
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    21. Crawford ED, Wilson SS, Torkko KC, Hirano D, Stewart JS, Brammell C, Wilson RS, Kawata N, Sullivan H, Lucia MS, Werahera PN. Clinical staging of prostate cancer: a computer-simulated study of transperineal prostate biopsy. BJU Int. 2005 Nov; 96(7):999-1004. PMID: 16225516.
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    22. Werahera PN, Miller GJ, Torkko K, Crawford ED, Stewart JS, Deantoni EP, Miller HL, Lucia MS. Biomorphometric analysis of human prostatic carcinoma by using three-dimensional computer models. Hum Pathol. 2004 Jul; 35(7):798-807. PMID: 15257542.
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    23. Kawata N, Miller GJ, Crawford ED, Torkko KC, Stewart JS, Lucia MS, Miller HL, Hirano D, Werahera PN. Laterally directed biopsies detect more clinically threatening prostate cancer: computer simulated results. Prostate. 2003 Oct 01; 57(2):118-28. PMID: 12949935.
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    24. Miller GJ, Miller HL, van Bokhoven A, Lambert JR, Werahera PN, Schirripa O, Lucia MS, Nordeen SK. Aberrant HOXC expression accompanies the malignant phenotype in human prostate. Cancer Res. 2003 Sep 15; 63(18):5879-88. PMID: 14522913.
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    25. Cool CD, Stewart JS, Werahera P, Miller GJ, Williams RL, Voelkel NF, Tuder RM. Three-dimensional reconstruction of pulmonary arteries in plexiform pulmonary hypertension using cell-specific markers. Evidence for a dynamic and heterogeneous process of pulmonary endothelial cell growth. Am J Pathol. 1999 Aug; 155(2):411-9. PMID: 10433934; PMCID: PMC1866857.
    26. Ruijter ET, Werahera PN, van de Kaa CA, Stewart JS, Schalken JA, Miller GJ. Detection of abnormal E-cadherin expression by simulated prostate biopsy. J Urol. 1998 Oct; 160(4):1368-71; discussion 1371-2. PMID: 9751355.
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    27. Crawford ED, Hirano D, Werahera PN, Lucia MS, DeAntoni EP, Daneshgari F, Brawn PN, Speights VO, Stewart JS, Miller GJ. Computer modeling of prostate biopsy: tumor size and location--not clinical significance--determine cancer detection. J Urol. 1998 Apr; 159(4):1260-4. PMID: 9507848.
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    28. Hirano D, Werahera PN, Crawford ED, Lucia MS, DeAntoni EP, Miller GJ. Morphological analysis and classification of latent prostate cancer using a 3-dimensional computer algorithm: analysis of tumor volume, grade, tumor doubling time and life expectancy. J Urol. 1998 Apr; 159(4):1265-9. PMID: 9507849.
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    29. Werahera PN, Miller GJ, Taylor GD, Brubaker T, Daneshgari F, Crawford ED. A 3-D reconstruction algorithm for interpolation and extrapolation of planar cross sectional data. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 1995; 14(4):765-71. PMID: 18215883.
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