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Mihir M. Desai, MD
Professor of Clinical Urology
Vice Chair, New Technology & Innovation
Director, Center For Advanced Robotics
Urology
NOR 7416 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 865 3700

Publications

Partial Prostatectomy for Anterior Cancer: Short-term Oncologic and Functional Outcomes. Eur Urol. 2017 Sep; 72(3):333-342. View in: PubMed

Robot-assisted Level II-III Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy: Step-by-Step Technique and 1-Year Outcomes. Eur Urol. 2017 Aug; 72(2):267-274. View in: PubMed

Robot-assisted partial prostatectomy for anterior prostate cancer: a step-by-step guide. BJU Int. 2017 Jun; 119(6):968-974. View in: PubMed

Impact of body mass index on robot-assisted radical cystectomy with intracorporeal urinary diversion. BJU Int. 2017 May 22. View in: PubMed

Re: A Mathematical Method to Calculate Tumor Contact Surface Area: An Effective Parameter to Predict Renal Function after Partial Nephrectomy: P. F. Hsieh, Y. D. Wang, C. P. Huang, H. C. Wu, C. R. Yang, G. H. Chen and C. H. Chang J Urol 2016;196: 33-40. J Urol. 2017 Apr; 197(4):1172-1173. View in: PubMed

Robotic Intracorporeal Continent Cutaneous Diversion. J Urol. 2017 Mar 21. View in: PubMed

Voxel-based whole-lesion enhancement parameters: a study of its clinical value in differentiating clear cell renal cell carcinoma from renal oncocytoma. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Feb; 42(2):552-560. View in: PubMed

Improving needle biopsy accuracy in small renal mass using tumor-specific DNA methylation markers. Oncotarget. 2017 Jan 17; 8(3):5439-5448. View in: PubMed

Robot assisted lymphadenectomy in urology: pelvic, retroperitoneal and inguinal. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 02; 69(1):38-55. View in: PubMed

Advances in Robotic Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy: Intracaval Balloon Occlusion, Patch Grafting, and Vena Cavoscopy. Eur Urol. 2016 Nov; 70(5):884-890. View in: PubMed

Contemporary evidence for robot-assisted radical cystectomy for treating bladder cancer. Nat Rev Urol. 2016 Sep; 13(9):533-9. View in: PubMed

Positive Surgical Margins Increase Risk of Recurrence after Partial Nephrectomy for High Risk Renal Tumors. J Urol. 2016 Aug; 196(2):327-34. View in: PubMed

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Update, Trends, and Future Directions. Eur Urol. 2016 Aug; 70(2):382-96. View in: PubMed

Active Surveillance of Small Renal Masses: A Review on the Role of Imaging With a Focus on Growth Rate. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 40(4):517-23. View in: PubMed

Robotic transmural ablation of bladder tumors using high-intensity focused ultrasound: Experimental study. Int J Urol. 2016 Jun; 23(6):501-8. View in: PubMed

Reply to Steven C. Campbell, Gopal N. Gupta, Robert G. Uzzo, Alexander Kutikov's Letter to the Editor re: Raj Satkunasivam, Sheaumei Tsai, Sumeet Syan, et al. Robotic Unclamped "Minimal-margin" Partial Nephrectomy: Ongoing Refinement of the Anatomic Zero-ischemia Concept. Eur Urol 2015;68:705-12. Eur Urol. 2016 May; 69(5):e97-8. View in: PubMed

Outpatient Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Matched-Pair Comparison with Inpatient Surgery. J Endourol. 2016 May; 30 Suppl 1:S52-6. View in: PubMed

Initial Series of Four-Arm Robotic Completely Intracorporeal Ileal Ureter. J Endourol. 2016 Apr; 30(4):395-9. View in: PubMed

Robotic Intracorporeal Orthotopic Neobladder: Urodynamic Outcomes, Urinary Function, and Health-related Quality of Life. Eur Urol. 2016 Feb; 69(2):247-53. View in: PubMed

Multi-Institutional Validation of Fundamental Inanimate Robotic Skills Tasks. J Urol. 2015 Dec; 194(6):1751-6. View in: PubMed

External validation of Global Evaluative Assessment of Robotic Skills (GEARS). Surg Endosc. 2015 Nov; 29(11):3261-6. View in: PubMed

Robotic unclamped "minimal-margin" partial nephrectomy: ongoing refinement of the anatomic zero-ischemia concept. Eur Urol. 2015 Oct; 68(4):705-12. View in: PubMed

Robotic Transabdominal Control of the Suprahepatic, Infradiaphragmatic Vena Cava to Enable Level 3 Caval Tumor Thrombectomy: Pilot Study in a Perfused-Cadaver Model. J Endourol. 2015 Oct; 29(10):1177-81. View in: PubMed

Development and external validation of nomograms predicting disease-free and cancer-specific survival after radical cystectomy. World J Urol. 2015 Oct; 33(10):1419-28. View in: PubMed

Robotic Level III Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy: Initial Series. J Urol. 2015 Oct; 194(4):929-38. View in: PubMed

A novel interface for the telementoring of robotic surgery. BJU Int. 2015 Aug; 116(2):302-8. View in: PubMed

Radical Prostatectomy or External Beam Radiation Therapy vs No Local Therapy for Survival Benefit in Metastatic Prostate Cancer: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. J Urol. 2015 Aug; 194(2):378-85. View in: PubMed

Port Placement and Docking for Robotic Surgery: The University of Southern California Approach. J Endourol. 2015 Aug; 29(8):868-72. View in: PubMed

Novel kidney segmentation system to describe tumour location for nephron-sparing surgery. World J Urol. 2015 Jun; 33(6):865-71. View in: PubMed

"The devil is in the details": randomized trial of robotic versus open radical cystectomy. Eur Urol. 2015 Jun; 67(6):1053-1055. View in: PubMed

Three-dimensional navigation system integrating position-tracking technology with a movable tablet display for percutaneous targeting. BJU Int. 2015 Apr; 115(4):659-65. View in: PubMed

Prostate cancer: beware of disseminated intravascular coagulation. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar 27; 2015. View in: PubMed

Histological analysis of the kidney tumor-parenchyma interface. J Urol. 2015 Feb; 193(2):415-22. View in: PubMed

Image-guided robot-assisted prostate ablation using water jet-hydrodissection: initial study of a novel technology for benign prostatic hyperplasia. J Endourol. 2015 Jan; 29(1):63-9. View in: PubMed

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: A single centre Indian experience. J Minim Access Surg. 2015 Jan-Mar; 11(1):78-82. View in: PubMed

Robotic implantation of biodegradable regenerative urinary conduit: experimental study. J Endourol. 2015 Jan; 29(1):52-7. View in: PubMed

Whole lesion quantitative CT evaluation of renal cell carcinoma: differentiation of clear cell from papillary renal cell carcinoma. Springerplus. 2015; 4:66. View in: PubMed

Robotic intracorporeal orthotopic neobladder during radical cystectomy in 132 patients. J Urol. 2014 Dec; 192(6):1734-40. View in: PubMed

Robotic intracorporeal urinary diversion: technical details to improve time efficiency. J Endourol. 2014 Nov; 28(11):1320-7. View in: PubMed

Reply from authors re: Homayoun Zargar, Riccardo Autorino, Oktay Akca, Jihad H. Kaouk. Anatomic complexity of renal masses and outcomes of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy: do we have an answer? Eur Urol 2014;66:894-6: contact surface area, a novel parameter, may outperform nephrometry systems in predicting complexity of partial nephrectomy surgery. Eur Urol. 2014 Nov; 66(5):896-7. View in: PubMed

Renal tumor contact surface area: a novel parameter for predicting complexity and outcomes of partial nephrectomy. Eur Urol. 2014 Nov; 66(5):884-93. View in: PubMed

Robot-assisted bladder diverticulectomy. J Endourol. 2014 Oct; 28(10):1159-64. View in: PubMed

Robotic partial nephrectomy with superselective versus main artery clamping: a retrospective comparison. Eur Urol. 2014 Oct; 66(4):713-9. View in: PubMed

Transvesical robotic simple prostatectomy: initial clinical experience. Eur Urol. 2014 Aug; 66(2):321-9. View in: PubMed

Intraoperative ultrasonography with a surgeon-manipulated microtransducer during robotic radical prostatectomy. Int J Urol. 2014 Jul; 21(7):736-9. View in: PubMed

Editorial comment. Urology. 2014 Jul; 84(1):104-5. View in: PubMed

Robotic radical cystectomy and intracorporeal urinary diversion: The USC technique. Indian J Urol. 2014 Jul; 30(3):300-6. View in: PubMed

Small renal mass biopsy--how, what and when: report from an international consensus panel. BJU Int. 2014 Jun; 113(6):854-63. View in: PubMed

Three-dimensional surgical navigation model with TilePro display during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. J Endourol. 2014 Jun; 28(6):625-30. View in: PubMed

Management of large median and lateral intravesical lobes during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. J Endourol. 2013 Nov; 27(11):1389-92. View in: PubMed

Comparative assessment of three standardized robotic surgery training methods. BJU Int. 2013 Oct; 112(6):864-71. View in: PubMed

Salvage focal and salvage total cryoablation for locally recurrent prostate cancer after primary radiation therapy. BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(3):298-307. View in: PubMed

Total intracorporeal robotic cystectomy: are we there yet? Curr Opin Urol. Total intracorporeal robotic cystectomy: are we there yet? Curr Opin Urol. 2013 Mar; 23(2):135-40. View in: PubMed

Minimally invasive partial nephrectomy for single versus multiple renal tumors. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):462-7. View in: PubMed

Robotic intracorporeal orthotopic ileal neobladder: replicating open surgical principles. Eur Urol. 2012 Nov; 62(5):891-901. View in: PubMed

Validation of a novel robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy surgical training model. BJU Int. 2012 Sep; 110(6):870-4. View in: PubMed

Robotic transrectal ultrasonography during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2012 Aug; 62(2):341-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single site reconstructive procedures in urology: medium term results. J Urol. 2012 May; 187(5):1702-6. View in: PubMed

Laparo-endoscopic single-site donor nephrectomy: techniques and outcomes. Arch Esp Urol. 2012 Apr; 65(3):318-28. View in: PubMed

3-Dimensional elastic registration system of prostate biopsy location by real-time 3-dimensional transrectal ultrasound guidance with magnetic resonance/transrectal ultrasound image fusion. J Urol. 2012 Mar; 187(3):1080-6. View in: PubMed

Zero ischemia anatomical partial nephrectomy: a novel approach. J Urol. 2012 Mar; 187(3):807-14. View in: PubMed

Early comparison of nephrectomy options in children (open, transperitoneal laparoscopic, laparo-endoscopic single site (LESS), and robotic surgery). BJU Int. 2012 Mar; 109(6):910-5. View in: PubMed

Robotic and laparoscopic high extended pelvic lymph node dissection during radical cystectomy: technique and outcomes. Eur Urol. 2012 Feb; 61(2):350-5. View in: PubMed

Concurrent and predictive validation of a novel robotic surgery simulator: a prospective, randomized study. J Urol. 2012 Feb; 187(2):630-7. View in: PubMed

Anatomic renal artery branch microdissection to facilitate zero-ischemia partial nephrectomy. Eur Urol. 2012 Jan; 61(1):67-74. View in: PubMed

LESS is more. . . but needs even more. Eur Urol. 2011 Nov; 60(5):1006-7; discussion 1008-9. View in: PubMed

Face, content and construct validity of a novel robotic surgery simulator. J Urol. 2011 Sep; 186(3):1019-24. View in: PubMed

Zero-ischaemia robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) for hilar tumours. BJU Int. 2011 Sep; 108(6 Pt 2):948-54. View in: PubMed

Robotic flexible ureteroscopy for renal calculi: initial clinical experience. J Urol. 2011 Aug; 186(2):563-8. View in: PubMed

Management of intraoperative splenic injury during laparoscopic urological surgery. BJU Int. 2011 Aug; 108(4):572-6. View in: PubMed

Editorial comment. J Urol. 2011 Jul; 186(1):58. View in: PubMed

Complications and conversions of upper tract urological laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS): multicentre experience: results from the NOTES Working Group. BJU Int. 2011 Apr; 107(8):1284-9. View in: PubMed

Extended lymph node dissection: bladder, kidney. Curr Opin Urol. 2011 Mar; 21(2):110-4. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty: a comparison with the standard laparoscopic technique. BJU Int. 2011 Mar; 107(5):811-815. View in: PubMed

Where do we really stand with LESS and NOTES? Eur Urol. Where do we really stand with LESS and NOTES? Eur Urol. 2011 Feb; 59(2):231-4. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a decade of evolution. J Endourol. 2011 Feb; 25(2):145-50. View in: PubMed

Urothelial neoplasms of the urinary bladder occurring in young adult and pediatric patients: a comprehensive review of literature with implications for patient management. Adv Anat Pathol. 2011 Jan; 18(1):79-89. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery in urology: a critical analysis of the literature. Eur Urol. 2011 Jan; 59(1):26-45. View in: PubMed

"Zero ischemia" partial nephrectomy: novel laparoscopic and robotic technique. Eur Urol. 2011 Jan; 59(1):128-34. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site nephrectomy in pediatric patients: initial clinical series of infants to adolescents. Urology. 2010 Dec; 76(6):1457-61. View in: PubMed

Current status of natural orifice trans-endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and laparoendoscopic single site surgery (LESS) in urologic surgery. Int Braz J Urol. 2010 Jul-Aug; 36(4):385-400. View in: PubMed

Primary lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the ureter. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2010 Jun; 14(3):209-14. View in: PubMed

Single-port transvesical enucleation of the prostate: a clinical report of 34 cases. BJU Int. 2010 May; 105(9):1296-300. View in: PubMed

Consensus statement of the consortium for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery. Surg Endosc. 2010 Apr; 24(4):762-8. View in: PubMed

Complex percutaneous resections for upper-tract urothelial carcinoma. J Endourol. 2010 Mar; 24(3):367-70. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic renal cryoablation: 8-year, single surgeon outcomes. J Urol. 2010 Mar; 183(3):889-95. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in urology. Curr Opin Urol. 2010 Mar; 20(2):141-7. View in: PubMed

Laparo-endoscopic single site (LESS) versus standard laparoscopic left donor nephrectomy: matched-pair comparison. Eur Urol. 2010 Jan; 57(1):95-101. View in: PubMed

NOTES hybrid transvaginal radical nephrectomy for tumor: stepwise progression toward a first successful clinical case. Eur Urol. 2010 Jan; 57(1):138-44. View in: PubMed

800 Laparoscopic partial nephrectomies: a single surgeon series. J Urol. 2010 Jan; 183(1):34-41. View in: PubMed

Single-port transvesical excision of foreign body in the bladder. Urology. 2009 Dec; 74(6):1347-50. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: oncological outcomes at 10 years or more. J Urol. 2009 Nov; 182(5):2172-6. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery: initial hundred patients. Urology. 2009 Oct; 74(4):805-12. View in: PubMed

Less-invasive ways to remove stones from the kidneys and ureters. Cleve Clin J Med. 2009 Oct; 76(10):592-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic assisted ileal ureter: technique, outcomes and comparison to the open procedure. J Urol. 2009 Sep; 182(3):1032-9. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery simple prostatectomy: initial report. Urology. 2009 Sep; 74(3):626-30. View in: PubMed

Novel magnetically guided intra-abdominal camera to facilitate laparoendoscopic single-site surgery: initial human experience. Surg Endosc. 2009 Aug; 23(8):1894-9. View in: PubMed

Ureteroscopic superiority to extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of small-to-medium-sized intrarenal non-staghorn calculi. Urology. 2009 Aug; 74(2):256-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic augmentation enterocystoplasty through a single trocar. Urology. 2009 Jun; 73(6):1371-4. View in: PubMed

Transvaginal nephrectomy with a multichannel laparoscopic port: a cadaver study. BJU Int. 2009 Jun; 103(11):1537-41. View in: PubMed

Re: Dave et al. : Single-institutional study on role of uteroscopy and retrograde intrarenal surgery in treatment of pediatric renal calculi. (Urology 2008;72:1018-1021). Urology. 2009 Jun; 73(6):1429. View in: PubMed

The Urologic Clinics of North America. Preface. Urol Clin North Am. 2009 May; 36(2):xiii-xiv. View in: PubMed

Flexible robotics. Urol Clin North Am. 2009 May; 36(2):157-62, viii. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single site surgery in urology. Urol Clin North Am. 2009 May; 36(2):223-35, ix. View in: PubMed

The future of NOTES instrumentation: Flexible robotics and in vivo minirobots. J Endourol. 2009 May; 23(5):787-92. View in: PubMed

Treatment of child with bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction due to fibroepithelial polyps and review of the literature. Urology. 2009 Apr; 73(4):929. e9-11. View in: PubMed

Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (less) and notes; standardised platforms in nomenclature. BJU Int. 2009 Mar; 103(5):701-2. View in: PubMed

Is routine transposition of anterior crossing vessels during laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty necessary? J Endourol. Is routine transposition of anterior crossing vessels during laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty necessary? J Endourol. 2009 Mar; 23(3):469-73. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for tumour in the presence of nephrolithiasis or pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction. BJU Int. 2009 Mar; 103(5):660-2. View in: PubMed

Combined retrograde flexible ureteroscopic lithotripsy with holmium YAG laser for renal calculi associated with ipsilateral ureteral stones. J Endourol. 2009 Feb; 23(2):253-7. View in: PubMed

Transumbilical single-port laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2009 Feb; 103(4):516-21. View in: PubMed

Embryonic natural orifice transumbilical endoscopic surgery (E-NOTES) for advanced reconstruction: initial experience. Urology. 2009 Jan; 73(1):182-7. View in: PubMed

Functional outcomes following percutaneous surgery in the solitary kidney. J Urol. 2009 Jan; 181(1):154-60. View in: PubMed

Retroperitoneal cold abscess caused by mycobacteria chelonae abscessus after percutaneous nephrolithotomy in India: strategies for detection, management, and prevention in the United States. Urology. 2009 Jan; 73(1):209. e13-5. View in: PubMed

Safety and efficacy of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy in patients on anticoagulant therapy. J Urol. 2009 Jan; 181(1):144-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial cystectomy for urachal and bladder cancer. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2008 Dec; 63(6):731-4. View in: PubMed

Single-port laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Urology. 2008 Dec; 72(6):1190-3. View in: PubMed

Outcomes of partial nephrectomy in patients on chronic oral anticoagulant therapy. J Urol. 2008 Dec; 180(6):2370-4; discussion 2734. View in: PubMed

Transvesical robotic radical prostatectomy. BJU Int. 2008 Dec; 102(11):1666-9. View in: PubMed

Transumbilical single-port surgery: evolution and current status. Eur Urol. 2008 Nov; 54(5):1020-9. View in: PubMed

Single-port transvesical simple prostatectomy: initial clinical report. Urology. 2008 Nov; 72(5):960-5. View in: PubMed

Nomenclature of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) procedures in urology. J Endourol. 2008 Nov; 22(11):2575-81. View in: PubMed

Ureteroscopic management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma and ureteropelvic obstruction. Indian J Urol. 2008 Oct; 24(4):526-31. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy for upper tract transitional cell carcinoma: oncological outcomes at 7 years. J Urol. 2008 Sep; 180(3):849-54; discussion 854. View in: PubMed

Feasibility of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy after previous ipsilateral renal procedures. Urology. 2008 Sep; 72(3):584-8. View in: PubMed

The case for percutaneous endopyeloplasty. J Endourol. 2008 Sep; 22(9):1897-9; discussion 1909. View in: PubMed

Minimally invasive approaches to ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Urol Clin North Am. 2008 Aug; 35(3):425-39, viii. View in: PubMed

Single port transumbilical (E-NOTES) donor nephrectomy. J Urol. 2008 Aug; 180(2):637-41; discussion 641. View in: PubMed

Robotic and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a matched-pair comparison from a high-volume centre. BJU Int. 2008 Jul; 102(1):86-92. View in: PubMed

Simultaneous laparoscopic nephroureterectomy and cystectomy: a preliminary report. Int Braz J Urol. 2008 Jul-Aug; 34(4):413-21; discussion 421. View in: PubMed

Flexible robotic retrograde renoscopy: description of novel robotic device and preliminary laboratory experience. Urology. 2008 Jul; 72(1):42-6. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic pyeloplasty with concomitant pyelolithotomy: technique and outcomes. J Endourol. 2008 Jun; 22(6):1251-5. View in: PubMed

Robotic NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery) in reconstructive urology: initial laboratory experience. Urology. 2008 Jun; 71(6):996-1000. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic cystoprostatectomy in a heart transplant recipient. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2008 Jun; 18(3):319-21. View in: PubMed

The Hem-o-lok clip is safe for laparoscopic nephrectomy: a multi-institutional review. Urology. 2008 Apr; 71(4):593-6. View in: PubMed

Risk factor analysis of postoperative complications in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. J Urol. 2008 Apr; 179(4):1289-94; discussion 1294-5. View in: PubMed

Safety and efficacy of flexible ureterorenoscopy and holmium:YAG lithotripsy for intrarenal stones in anticoagulated cases. J Urol. 2008 Apr; 179(4):1415-9. View in: PubMed

New technology in the treatment of nephrolithiasis. Curr Opin Urol. 2008 Mar; 18(2):235-40. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic renal oncological surgery in the presence of abdominal aortic and vena caval pathology: 8-year experience. J Urol. 2008 Feb; 179(2):455-60; discussion 460. View in: PubMed

Ureteroscopic versus percutaneous treatment for medium-size (1-2-cm) renal calculi. J Endourol. 2008 Feb; 22(2):343-6. View in: PubMed

Single-port laparoscopic surgery in urology: initial experience. Urology. 2008 Jan; 71(1):3-6. View in: PubMed

Scarless single port transumbilical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty: first clinical report. BJU Int. 2008 Jan; 101(1):83-8. View in: PubMed

Does tumor location affect renal function after partial nephrectomy? Nat Clin Pract Urol. Does tumor location affect renal function after partial nephrectomy? Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2007 Dec; 4(12):656-7. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic nephrectomy for benign and inflammatory conditions. J Endourol. 2007 Nov; 21(11):1323-8. View in: PubMed

Complications of laparoscopic surgery for urological cancer: a single institution analysis. J Urol. 2007 Sep; 178(3 Pt 1):786-91. View in: PubMed

Flexible robotics: a new paradigm. Curr Opin Urol. 2007 May; 17(3):151-5. View in: PubMed

A prospective comparison of transperitoneal and retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy in the extremely obese patient. BJU Int. 2007 Apr; 99(4):871-4. View in: PubMed

Comparison of surgical approaches to ureteropelvic junction obstruction: endopyeloplasty versus endopyelotomy versus laparoscopic pyeloplasty. Curr Urol Rep. 2007 Mar; 8(2):140-9. View in: PubMed

Management of urolithiasis in the congenitally abnormal kidney (horseshoe and ectopic). Curr Opin Urol. 2007 Mar; 17(2):125-31. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in the presence of multiple renal arteries. Urology. 2007 Mar; 69(3):444-7; discussion 447. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic ureteral reconstruction for benign stricture disease. Urology. 2007 Feb; 69(2):280-4. View in: PubMed

Technical modifications to laparoscopic Boari flap. Urology. 2007 Jan; 69(1):175-80. View in: PubMed

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy requiring multiple tracts: comparison of morbidity with single-tract procedures. J Endourol. 2006 Oct; 20(10):753-60. View in: PubMed

Repair of adult ureteropelvic junction obstruction in the solitary kidney: effect on renal function. Urology. 2006 Oct; 68(4):718-22. View in: PubMed

Probe-ablative nephron-sparing surgery: cryoablation versus radiofrequency ablation. Urology. 2006 Jul; 68(1 Suppl):7-13. View in: PubMed

Long-term efficacy of holmium laser endoureterotomy for benign ureteral strictures. Urology. 2006 May; 67(5):894-7. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for centrally located renal tumors. J Urol. 2006 Mar; 175(3 Pt 1):849-52. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in solitary kidney. J Urol. 2006 Feb; 175(2):454-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: 3-year followup. J Urol. 2006 Feb; 175(2):459-62. View in: PubMed

Case report: simultaneous laparoscopic management of bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction in a horseshoe kidney. J Endourol. 2006 Jan; 20(1):21-3. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical cystoprostatectomy with bilateral nephroureterectomy: initial report. BJU Int. 2006 Jan; 97(1):37-41. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic cryoablation for the small renal tumor. Urology. 2005 Nov; 66(5 Suppl):23-8. View in: PubMed

Potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser laparoscopic partial nephrectomy without hilar clamping in the survival calf model. J Urol. 2005 Sep; 174(3):1110-4. View in: PubMed

Transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: patient selection and perioperative outcomes. J Urol. 2005 Sep; 174(3):846-9. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for hilar tumors. J Urol. 2005 Sep; 174(3):850-3; discussion 853-4. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for cystic masses. J Urol. 2005 Aug; 174(2):614-9. View in: PubMed

Prospective, randomized comparison of transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy. J Urol. 2005 Aug; 174(2):442-5; discussion 445. View in: PubMed

Outpatient laparoscopic pyeloplasty. Urology. 2005 Jul; 66(1):41-3; discussion 43-4. View in: PubMed

Water jet assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy without hilar clamping in the calf model. J Urol. 2005 Jul; 174(1):317-21. View in: PubMed

Impact of intraoperative heparin on laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. J Urol. 2005 Jul; 174(1):226-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical cystectomy in the female. J Urol. 2005 Jun; 173(6):1912-7. View in: PubMed

Renal cryoablation: outcome at 3 years. J Urol. 2005 Jun; 173(6):1903-7. View in: PubMed

Ureteropelvic junction obstruction after partial nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2005 Apr; 19(3):416-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for tumour: current status at the Cleveland Clinic. BJU Int. 2005 Mar; 95 Suppl 2:41-5. View in: PubMed

Improved hemostasis during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy using gelatin matrix thrombin sealant. Urology. 2005 Mar; 65(3):463-6. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for tumor. Urology. 2005 Mar; 65(3):473-8. View in: PubMed

Dismembered percutaneous endopyeloplasty: a new procedure. J Endourol. 2005 Mar; 19(2):210-7. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic retropubic simple prostatectomy. J Urol. 2005 Mar; 173(3):757-60. View in: PubMed

Percutaneous endopyeloplasty: current clinical status. BJU Int. 2005 Mar; 95 Suppl 2:106-9. View in: PubMed

The impact of warm ischaemia on renal function after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2005 Feb; 95(3):377-83. View in: PubMed

Lateral pedicle control during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: refined technique. Urology. 2005 Jan; 65(1):23-7. View in: PubMed

Prospective randomized comparison of transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy. J Urol. 2005 Jan; 173(1):38-41. View in: PubMed

Complications of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in 200 cases. J Urol. 2005 Jan; 173(1):42-7. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for large (greater than 7 cm, T2) renal tumors. J Urol. 2004 Dec; 172(6 Pt 1):2172-6. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic injury and repair of obturator nerve during radical prostatectomy. Urology. 2004 Nov; 64(5):1030. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic extended pelvic lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer: technique and initial outcomes. J Urol. 2004 Nov; 172(5 Pt 1):1809-12. View in: PubMed

Factors affecting blood loss during percutaneous nephrolithotomy: prospective study. J Endourol. 2004 Oct; 18(8):715-22. View in: PubMed

Retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy with concomitant distal pancreatectomy: case report. J Endourol. 2004 Sep; 18(7):665-7. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic nephron-sparing surgery for two or more ipsilateral renal tumors. Urology. 2004 Aug; 64(2):255-8. View in: PubMed

A prospective randomized comparison of type of nephrostomy drainage following percutaneous nephrostolithotomy: large bore versus small bore versus tubeless. J Urol. 2004 Aug; 172(2):565-7. View in: PubMed

Natural history of lower urinary tract symptoms: preliminary report from a community-based Indian study. BJU Int. 2004 Aug; 94(3):332-4. View in: PubMed

Real-time transrectal ultrasonography during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. J Urol. 2004 Jul; 172(1):112-8. View in: PubMed

Endopyeloplasty versus endopyelotomy versus laparoscopic pyeloplasty for primary ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Urology. 2004 Jul; 64(1):16-21; discussion 21. View in: PubMed

Critique of laparoscopic lymphadenectomy in genitourinary oncology. Urol Oncol. 2004 May-Jun; 22(3):246-54; discussion 254-5. View in: PubMed

Right retroperitoneal versus left transperitoneal laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy. Urology. 2004 May; 63(5):857-61. View in: PubMed

Thoracic complications during urological laparoscopy. J Urol. 2004 Apr; 171(4):1451-5. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy: initial experience. J Urol. 2004 Mar; 171(3):1227-30. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in the presence of circumaortic or retroaortic left renal vein. J Urol. 2004 Jan; 171(1):44-6. View in: PubMed

Nephrolithiasis associated with renal insufficiency: factors predicting outcome. J Endourol. 2003 Dec; 17(10):875-9. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic management of chylous ascites after donor nephrectomy. J Urol. 2003 Nov; 170(5):1938. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic nephron-sparing surgery in the presence of renal artery disease. Urology. 2003 Nov; 62(5):935-9. View in: PubMed

Evaluation of age and comorbidity as risk factors after laparoscopic urological surgery. J Urol. 2003 Oct; 170(4 Pt 1):1115-20. View in: PubMed

Robotic assisted laparoscopic sural nerve grafting during radical prostatectomy: initial experience. J Urol. 2003 Sep; 170(3):909-12. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic upper pole partial nephrectomy with concomitant en bloc adrenalectomy. Urology. 2003 Aug; 62(2):223-6. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic ice slush renal hypothermia for partial nephrectomy: the initial experience. J Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1):52-6. View in: PubMed

Comparative analysis of laparoscopic versus open partial nephrectomy for renal tumors in 200 patients. J Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1):64-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic inferior vena cava and right atrial thrombectomy utilizing deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. J Endourol. 2003 Jun; 17(5):275-82. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy: a feasibility study. J Urol. 2003 Jun; 169(6):2360-4. View in: PubMed

Ureteral tissue balloon expansion for laparoscopic bladder augmentation: survival study. J Endourol. 2003 Jun; 17(5):283-93. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for cancer with level I renal vein involvement. J Urol. 2003 Feb; 169(2):487-91. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic anatrophic nephrolithotomy: feasibility study in a chronic porcine model. J Urol. 2003 Feb; 169(2):691-6. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with suture repair of the pelvicaliceal system. Urology. 2003 Jan; 61(1):99-104. View in: PubMed

Robotic-assisted laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Urology. 2002 Dec; 60(6):1104-7. View in: PubMed

Percutaneous endopyeloplasty: description of new technique. J Urol. 2002 Nov; 168(5):2097-102. View in: PubMed

Percutaneous endopyeloplasty: a novel technique. J Endourol. 2002 Sep; 16(7):431-43. View in: PubMed

Current status of cryoablation and radiofrequency ablation in the management of renal tumors. Curr Opin Urol. 2002 Sep; 12(5):387-93. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic radical cystectomy and continent orthotopic ileal neobladder performed completely intracorporeally: the initial experience. J Urol. 2002 Jul; 168(1):13-8. View in: PubMed

The Dretler stone cone: a device to prevent ureteral stone migration-the initial clinical experience. J Urol. 2002 May; 167(5):1985-8. View in: PubMed

Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for renal tumor: duplicating open surgical techniques. J Urol. 2002 Feb; 167(2 Pt 1):469-7; discussion 475-6. View in: PubMed

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