Abstracts and Published Research, Dr. Mullen

John Brendan Maurice Mullen Publication (last 5 years) Bethune GC, Mullen JB, Chang MC. Detecting intratumoral heterogeneity in routine breast-HER2 testing: low yield of testing multiple blocks. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2015 Dec;19(6):385-90. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2015.08.001. Epub 2015 Aug 15.   Abstract BACKGROUND: Intratumoral heterogeneity can lead to uncertainty in breast carcinoma HER2 testing, both with respect […]

Click to read more

Prognostic factors for a favorable outcome after varicocele repair in adolescents and adults

Mary K Samplaski1, Keith A Jarvi2 INTRODUCTION The effect of varicocele repair on male fertility remains debatable.1 Though the majority of studies report that varicocele repair results in improved semen parameters, not all reports support this finding.2,3 The impact on natural pregnancy rates is even more controversial.1 Based on current evidence, both the American Urological Association (AUA) and the American […]

Click to read more

CUA Guideline: The workup and management of azoospermic males

A committee was established at the request of the Canadian Urological Association to develop guidelines for the investigation and management of azoospermia. Members of the committee, all of whom have special expertise in the investigation and management of male infertility, were chosen from different communities across Canada. The members represent different practices in different communities. Introduction and background Infertility or subfertility affects […]

Click to read more