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Scientific Papers Published

A-H: Dr Tan has also published over twenty-five peer-reviewed scientific papers published in prestigious journals that include Urology (Gold Journal), European Urology, Urologic Clinics of North America, Journal of Endourology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and British Journal of Urology International.


  1. Tan GY, Peters D, Srivastava A, Sooriakumaran P, Tewari AK. Cystolithotomy during robotic radical prostatectomy: Single stage procedure for concomitant bladder stones. Indian Journal of Urology 2012; 28(1): 99-101.
  2. Tan BW, Tan GY, Chau NM. Cabazitaxel: a second generation taxane for for metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Medical Progress 2012; 38(12): 603-606.
  3. Tilki D, Schlenker B, John M, Buchner A, Stanislaus P, Gratzke C, Karl A, Tan GY, Ergun S, Tewari AK, Stief CG, Seitz M, Reich O. Clinical and pathological predictors of Gleason sum upgrading in patients after radical prostatectomy: results from a single institution series. Urologic Oncology 2011; 29(5): 508-514.
  4. Srivastava A, Grover S, Sooriakumaran P, Tan G, Takenaka A, Tewari A. Neuroanatomic basis for traction-free preservation of the neural hammock during athermal robotic radical prostatectomy. Current Opinion in Urology 2011, 21(1): 49-59.
  5. Chia SJ, Tan GY. Urologic surgery in a robotic era: a modern renaissance. GP Buzz 2011; 1: 9-11.
  6. Chia SJ, Tan GY. Early prostate cancer: which treatment is best for me? GP Buzz 2011; 1: 12-14.
  7. Grover S, Tan GY, Srivastava A, Leung RA, Tewari AK. Residenct training program paradigms for teaching robotic skills to urology residents. Current Urology Reports 2010; 11 (2): 87-92.
  8. Srivastava A, Tan G, Grover S, Tewari AK. Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: current concepts in a robotic era. Panminerva Med 2010; 52(3): 223-30.
  9. Tan GY, Tewari AK. Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: elevation of the craft in a robotic era. Current Medical Literature - Urology 2010; 16 (2): 29-40.
  10. Grover S, Srivastava A, Tan GY, Sooriakumaran P, John M, Mudaliar K, El-Douaihy Y, Leung R, Shevchuk M, Tewari AK. Clinicopathological strategies to identify contralateral prostate cancer involvement in potential candidates for focal therapy. International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2010; 18(6):499-507.
  11. Tan GY, Peters DL, Dorsey PJ, Jr, Scott AE, Jhaveri JK, Tilki D, Te AE, Tewari AK. Optimizing vesicourethral anastomosis healing after robotic radical prostatectomy: lessons learnt from 3 techniques in 1900 patients. Journal of Endourology 2010, 24: 1975-1983.
  12. Tewari AK, Srivastava A, Mudaliar K, Tan GY, Grover S, El Douaihy Y, Peters D, Wysock J, John M, Leung R, Muir S, Yadav R, Ye DW, Amin MB, Vaughan D, Tu J, Rubin M, Akthar M, Shevchuk M. Anatomic retroapical technique of synchronous (posterior and anterior) urethral transaction: novel approach for ameliorating apical margin positivity during robotic radical prostatectomy. British Journal of Urology International 2010; 106 (9): 1364-73.
  13. Tan GY, Goel RK, Kaouk JH, Tewari AK. Technological advances in robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Urologic Clinics of North America 2009; 36: 237-49.
  14. Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, Tewari AK. Anatomic restoration technique (ART): a biomechanics based approach for early continence recovery following minimally invasive radical prostatectomy. Urology 2009; 74(3): 492-6.
  15. Rane A, Tan GY, Tewari AK. Laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) in urology: is robotics the missing link? British Journal of Urology International 2009;104(8):1041-3.
  16. Tan GY, El Douaihy Y, Te AE, Tewari AK. Scientific and technical advances in continence recovery following radical prostatectomy. Expert Review Medical Devices 2009; 6: 431-53.
  17. Yadav R, Tan G, Tewari A. Screening for cancer of the prostate: do we have an answer? Natl Med J India 2009; 22: 184-87.
  18. Yadav R, Mukherjee S, Hermen M, Tan G, Maxfield FR, Webb WW, Tewari AK. Multiphoton microscopy of prostate and periprostatic neural tissue: a promising imaging technique for improving nerve-sparing prostatectomy. Journal of Endourology 2009; 23: 861-67.
  19. El Douaihy Y, Tan GY, Dorsey PJ, Jr, Patel ND, Tewari AK. Double pig-tail stenting of the ureters: technique for securing the ureteral orifices during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy for large median lobes. Journal of Endourology 2009; 23: 1975-77.
  20. Tewari A, Tan GY, Dorsey,Jr PJ, Yadav R, Ramanathan R, Patel N, Takenaka A. Optimizing erectogenic outcomes during athermal robotic prostatectomy: A risk-stratified tri-zonal approach. Urology Times Clinical Edition 2008; 3: s4-s12.
  21. Tan GY, Tewari AK. Words of wisdom. Re: Cumulative association of five genetic variants with prostate cancer. European Urology 2008; 54: 943-44.
  22. Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Scherr D, Tewari A. Robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy in the renal allograft transplant patient. Journal of Endourology 2008; 22: 2475-80.
  23. Tewari AK, Jhaveri JK, Surasi K, Patel NA, Tan GY. Benefit of robotic assistance in comparing outcomes of minimally invasive versus open radical prostatectomy. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2008; 26: 4999-5000.
  24. 1996-2005: Scaling new heights. Celebrating the second decade. Singapore Urological Association 2006. ed. Tan GY. ISBN 981-05-5178-9
  25. Tan GY, Chong YL, Ramesh K, Walford NQ, Tan JK. Giant mixed-type perinephric liposarcoma. International Urology Nephrology 2004; 36: 319-322.
  26. Tan GY, Guy RJ, Eu KW. Obstructing sigmoid cancer with local invasion in an incarcerated inguinal hernia. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2003; 73 : 80-82.
  27. Tan GY, Chong CK, Eu KW, Tan PH. Abdominoperineal resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumour of the anus. Techniques in Coloproctology 2003; 7(3): 169-72.
Published Scientific Abstracts

 

  1. Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Chhabra P, Yadav R, Dorsey PJ Jr, Patel N, Scott A, El Douaihy Y Te A, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari AK. Biomechanical foundations of total anatomic reconstruction: technique for accelerated recovery of urinary incontinence. (Abstract) JSLS 2009; 13 (2Suppl): A9401. Best Urology Video (Honorable Mention) at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) 18th Annual Meeting, Boston (2009).
  2. Dorsey, Jr P, Tan G, Jhaveri J, Patel N, El Douaihy Y, Vaughan, Jr E, Tewari A. Early return of potency and orgasmic function during aggressive bilateral intrafascial nerve-sparing during trizonal athermal robotic prostatectomy: a prospective cohort study. (Abstract) CUAJ 2009; 3 (3Suppl1): S11 (POD-3.03).
  3. Tan G, Herman M, Yadav R, Mukherjee S, Jhaveri J, Dorsey Jr P, Maxfield F, Webb W, Tewari A. Imaging periprostatic tissue architecture with mulitphoton microscopy and second-harmonic generation to improve potency outcomes during nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: a pilot feasibility study. (Abstract) CUAJ 2009; 3 (3Suppl1): S33 (MP-4.01).
  4. Patel N, Tan G, Dorsey Jr P, Jhaveri J, El-Douaihy Y, Vaughan Jr E, Tewari A. "see no touch" during da Vinci robotic radical prostatectomy: visual cues as a surrogate to haptic feedback for oncologic clearance. (Abstract) CUAJ 2009; 3 (3Suppl1): S45 (MP-6.11).
  5. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Yadav R, Bartsch G, Menon M, Te A, Vaughan Jr E, Rao S, Tewari A. Accelerated continence recovery after robotic prostatectomy: lessons learnt from 3 techniques in 1294 patients. (Abstract) CUAJ 2009; 3 (3Suppl1): S59 (VID-06).
  6. Tan G, Jhaveri J, Dorsey Jr P, Herman M, Yadav R, El Douaihy Y, Patel N, Vaughan Jr E, Tewari A. Optimizing anastomotic healing and continence mechanism support during robotic radical prostatectomy. (Abstract) CUAJ 2009; 3 (3Suppl1): S81 (UP-72).
  7. Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, Scott A, Dorsey Jr PJ, Herman M, Te AE, Rao S, Tewari AK. Biomechanical foundations for accelerated continence recovery after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy. J Urol 2009; 181 (4S): A1009. Presented at American Urological Association 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago.
  8. Yadav R, Herman M, Mukherjee S, Dorsey PJ, Tan GY, El Douaihy Y, Leung RA, Jhaveri JK, Maxfield FR, Webb WW, Tewari AK. Real-time tissue recognition of periprostatic tissue architecture and its relevance to nerve sparing radical prostatectomy: a pilot study using multiphoton microscopy and second harmonic generation. J Urol 2009; 181 (4S): A1858. First Prize, AUA ACMI Gyrus Clinical Research Essay Award, American Urological Association 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago.
  9. Patel ND, Dorsey PJ Jr, Leung RA, Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, Rajbhut S, Herman M, Tu JJ, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari AK. Impact of prostate volume on surgical margin rates in robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. J Urol 2009; 181 (4S): A2097. Presented at American Urological Association 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago.
  10. Tan GY, Yadav R, Herman MP, Mukherjee S, Maxfield FR, Webb WW, Tewari AK. Real-time periprostatic tissue imaging with multiphoton microscopy for improving potency outcomes during nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: initial results from fresh human prostatectomy specimens. (Abstract) J Androl 2009; 30 (2S): A10. Presented at American Society of Andrology 2009 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.
  11. Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Rao S, Leung RA, Yadav R, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari AK. Early return of continence in obese men following robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy employing total anatomic reconstruction of the bladder neck. Ann Acad Med Sing 2008; 37: (11 Suppl): S11 S175 Presented at the NHG 7th Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2008).
  12. Leung RA, Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, Wagner EH, Field T, Menon M, Tewari AK. Effect of healthcare access on long-term survival differences in African American and white American men receiving definitive treatment for prostate cancer: results from 23,811 men. Ann Acad Med Sing 2008; 37: (11 Suppl): S4. S175 Presented at the NHG 7th Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2008).
  13. Tan GY, Yadav RA, Jhaveri J, Mukherjee S, Leung RA, Tan GY, Yadav RA, Jhaveri J, Mukherjee S, Leung RA, Rao S, Maxfield FR, Webb WW, Tewari AK. Real-time visualization of periprostatic neural architecture using multiphoton microscopy and second-harmonic generation to improve potency outcomes during nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: our early results. (Abstract) JSLS 2008; 12: S74 (8371). Best Scientific Paper (Urology) Award at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting, Chicago (2008).
  14. Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, Chhabra P, Rao S, Yadav RA, Leung RA, Vaughan Jr ED, Tewari AK. Early continence with novel restoration of bladder neck anatomy during robotic prostatectomy. (Abstract) JSLS 2008; 12: S73 (8367). Best Video (Urology) Award at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) 17th Annual Meeting, Chicago (2008).
  15. Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, Rao S, Yadav R, Leung R, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A, Bartsch G. Accelerated Continence Recovery After Robotic Prostatectomy Using Cornell Anatomic Reconstruction Technique: Experience of 1018 Patients. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S43.
  16. Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Rao S, Yadav R, Leung R, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A. Total Reconstruction: Technique for Precision Anastomosis and Continence Preservation. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S83.
  17. Yadav R, S. Mukherjee, F. Maxfield, Jhaveri JK, Leung R, Rao S, Tan GY, Tewari A . Real-Time Tissue Imaging of Prostate and Periprostatic Neural Tissue with Multiphoton Microscopy. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S89-90.
  18. Rao S, D. Ballon, Yadav R, Leung R, Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Tewari A. Novel Use of 3-Tesla Magnetic Resonance Microscopy in Staging Early Prostate Cancer: Congruency Between Radiologic Anatomy and Final Histopathology. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S90-S91.
  19. Tan GY, Jhaveri JK, P. Chhabra, Rao S, Leung R, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A. Early Continence with Novel Restoration of Bladder Neck Anatomy During Robotic Prostatectomy. (Abstract) Urology 2008;72(Suppl):S107.
  20. Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, D. Scherr, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A. Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in the Renal Allograft Recipient. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S119-S120.
  21. Rao S, A. Mandhani, Tan GY, Yadav R, Jhaveri JK, Leung R, A. Te, Bartsch G, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy Utilizing a Custom-Made Synchronous Suprapubic Vesical Urinary Diversion Device and Anastomotic Splint: Report of Initial Series and Peri-Operative Outcomes. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S120.
  22. Rao S, R. Gray, Leung R, Yadav R, Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A . Return of Orgasmic Function In Patients Undergoing Robotic Prostatectomy. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S120.
  23. Jhaveri JK, Tan GY, Rao S, Yadav R, Leung R, Te A, Vaughan, Jr ED, Tewari A . Impact of Total Anatomic Reconstruction of the Bladder Neck in Obese Men: Continence Outcomes Following Robotic Prostatectomy. (Abstract) Urology 2008; 72 (Suppl): S134.
  24. Tan G, Jhaveri J, Herman M, Dorsey PJ Jr, Patel N, Tewari A. Biomechanical foundations for accelerated continence return following robotic radical prostatectomy. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A34. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  25. Patel N, Dorsey PJ Jr, Leung R, Tan G, Jhaveri J, Rajbhut S, Herman M, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Impact of prostate volume on surgical margin rates in robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A59. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  26. Leung R, Herman M, Patel N, Dorsey PJ Jr, Yadav R, Tan G, Jhaveri J, Rao S, Rajbhut S, Horninger W, Bartsch G, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Evaluation of time to work following robotic assisted prostatectomy. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A130. Presented at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  27. Patel N, Tan G, Dorsey PJ Jr, Herman M, Jhaveri J, Burns M, Leung R, Mishra N, Surasi K, Tewari A. Visual cues as a surrogate for haptic feedback during robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: surgical margin rates in 1173 patients. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A133. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  28. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Rao S, Yadav R, Herman M, Dorsey PJ Jr, Leung R, Rajbhut S, Patel N, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Bridging the gap: impact of anatomic restoration technique on continence outcomes in obese patients undergoing robotic radical prostatectomy. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A133. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  29. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Scherr D, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Technical considerations for robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy in the renal allograft patient. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A146. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  30. Rao S, Mandhani A, Tan G, Jhaveri J, Yadav R, Dorsey PJ Jr, Patel N, Herman M, Tewari A. Accelerated postoperative recovery following robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy: early results with a tailored anastomotic splint suprapubic catheter. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A149. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  31. Rao S, Ballon D, Tan G, Jhaveri J, Patel N, Min R, Tewari A. 3 Tesla magnetic resonance microscopy imaging for improved oncologic clearance during radical prostate cancer surgery: (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A166-167. Presented at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  32. Yadav R, Tan G, Mukherjee S, Jhaveri J, Herman M, Maxfield F, Webb W, Tewari A. Novel real-time visualization of periprostatic tissue architecture using multiphoton microscopy and second harmonic generation: early results from a rat model. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A169. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  33. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Rao S, Yadav R, Dorsey PJ Jr, Herman M, Patel N, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Hastened continence recovery following minimally invasive radical prostatectomy: analysis of 3 techniques in 1200 patients. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A177. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  34. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Surasi K, Mishra N, Herman M, Dorsey PJ Jr, Patel N, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Impact of high surgeon volume and experience on outcomes during minimally invasive radical prostatectomy in a Medicare population. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A180. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  35. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Surasi K, Mishra N, Herman M, Dorsey PJ Jr, Patel N, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Optimizing urethral coaptation during vesicourethral anastomosis construction: effect of anatomic restoration technique on stricture and leak rates in 1219 patients. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A199-200. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  36. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Chhabra P, Rao S, Yadav R, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Early return of continence following robotic radical prostatectomy: a comprehensive paradigm. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A255. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  37. Jhaveri J, Tan G, Chhabra P, Rao S, Yadav R, Vaughan ED Jr, Tewari A. Walking the tightrope: a risk-stratified approach to optimizing potency preservation and oncologic clearance during robotic radical prostatectomy. (Abstract) J Endourol 2008; 22(S1): A255. Presenting author at 26th World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai (2008).
  38. Tan YK, Tan G, Heng CT, Yeo EK. Clinical outcomes of increased penetration depth in shock wave lithotripsy: a retrospective comparative study of 2 therapy heads in 100 patients. Int J Urol 2006; 13 (Suppl 1): A37. Presented at the 8th Asian Congress of Urology, Bali (2006).
  39. Tan GY, Ng RHL, Dee A, Tan JK. Nephrogenic adenoma arising de novo from the renal pelvis. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S175 Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  40. Tan GY, Wong ASC, Foo CCI, Heng CT, Walford N, Chia SJ. Dermal vasculitis from synchronous renal and bladder transitional cell metastases to skin mimicking carcinoma erysipelatoides. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S176 Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  41. Soh RCC, Tan GY, Walford N, Tan JK. Testicular infarction following suppurative epididymo-orchitis: a persistent clinical dilemma. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S125. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  42. Lim EKW, Chong YL, Tan GY, Heng CT, Toh KL, Chia SJ, Tan JK. Laparoscopic urology: The first 100 cases in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S172. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  43. Phoon ES, Tan GY, Ng RHL, Tan JK. Acute renal failure complicating bilateral retrograde pyeolography and ureteropyeloscopy: a case for staged upper tract evaluation for upper tract haematuria. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S175. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  44. Soh RCC, Tan GY, Nalachandran S, Chia KH. Abdominal compartment syndrome complicating emergent repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: use of silastic "Bogota" bag technique. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S175. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  45. Lai RNH, Tan GY, Hegde S, Walford N, Chia SJ. Inguinal metastases from mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a rare presentation. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S173. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  46. bte Ali N, Tan GY, Nalachadran S, Chia KH. Non-occlusive ischaemic colitis following acute ischaemic limb reperfusion. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S170. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  47. bte Ali N, Tan GY, Nalachadran S, Chia KH. Spontaneous common iliac artery rupture: a fatal presentation of Ehler Danlos Syndrome Type IV. (Abstract) Ann Acad Med Sing 2004; 33(S): S173. Presented at the NHG Annual Scientific Congress, Singapore (2004).
  48. Tan JK, Tan G. Total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair using non-stapled anatomical slit mesh. J Endourol 2003; 17: A314. Presented at the World Congress of Endourology, Montreal (2003).
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