Keck School Faculty

Akbar Ashrafi
Akbar Ashrafi
Assistant Professor Of Clinical Urology
1441 Eastlake Avenue Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Assessing trends in urinary diversion after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in the United StatesUrol Oncol. 2019 03; 37(3):180. e1-180. e9. . View in PubMed

Upstaging to pT3a disease in patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy for cT1 kidney cancer: Outcomes and predictors from a multi-institutional dataset Urol Oncol. 2020 Jan 16. . View in PubMed

Predictors of Device-related Complications After Exchange of the Pressure-regulating Balloon in Men With an Artificial Urinary Sphincter Urology. 2020 Jan; 135:154-158. . View in PubMed

High-grade T1 Urothelial Carcinoma: Where Do We Stand? Curr Urol Rep. 2019 Nov 28; 20(12):79.. View in PubMed

Multiple stones in neobladder: Case report and literature review Urologia. 2019 Nov; 86(4):216-219. . View in PubMed

Robotic versus laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: a large multi-institutional analysis (ROSULA Collaborative Group) World J Urol. 2019 Nov; 37(11):2439-2450. . View in PubMed

Use of indocyanine green to minimise uretero-enteric strictures after robotic radical cystectomy BJU Int. 2019 Aug; 124(2):302-307. . View in PubMed

Colovesical Fistula N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 27; 380(26):e51. . View in PubMed

Robotic Renal Artery Aneurysm Repair Eur Urol. 2019 Jun 24. . View in PubMed

One-Stop MRI and MRI/transrectal ultrasound fusion-guided biopsy: an expedited pathway for prostate cancer diagnosis World J Urol. 2019 Jun 07. . View in PubMed

Contrast-Enhanced Transrectal Ultrasound for Follow-up After Focal HIFU Ablation for Prostate Cancer J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Mar; 38(3):811-819. . View in PubMed

Reply by Authors J Urol. 2019 12; 202(6):1198. . View in PubMed

Hemigland Cryoablation of Localized Low, Intermediate and High Risk Prostate Cancer: Oncologic and Functional Outcomes at 5 Years J Urol. 2019 12; 202(6):1188-1198. . View in PubMed

Assessing the Impact of Time to Cystectomy for Variant Histology of Urothelial Bladder Cancer Urology. 2019 11; 133:157-163. . View in PubMed

Dual Prosthetic Implantation After Radical Cystoprostatectomy and Neobladder: Outcomes of the Inflatable Penile Prosthesis and Artificial Urinary Sphincter in Bladder Cancer Survivors Urology. 2019 05; 127:127-132. . View in PubMed

Robotic intracorporeal ileal conduit: Technical aspects Arch Esp Urol. 2019 04; 72(3):299-308. . View in PubMed

Which Patients with Negative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Safely Avoid Biopsy for Prostate Cancer? J Urol. 2019 02; 201(2):268-276.. View in PubMed

Primary Whole-gland Cryoablation for Prostate Cancer: Biochemical Failure and Clinical Recurrence at 56 Years of Follow-up. Eur Urol. 2019 02; 75(2):208-214. . View in PubMed

Extended hospital stay after radical cystectomy with enhanced recovery protocol Can J Urol. 2019 02; 26(1):9654-9659. . View in PubMed

Contrast-Enhanced Transrectal Ultrasound in Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer Curr Urol Rep. 2018 Aug 28; 19(10):87. . View in PubMed

Robotic Management of Rectourethral Fistulas After Focal Treatment for Prostate Cancer Urology. 2018 Aug; 118:241. . View in PubMed

Focal therapy for prostate cancer: concepts and future directions Curr Opin Urol. 2018 11; 28(6):536-543. . View in PubMed

Impact of Host Factors on Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Outcomes: Comprehensive Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis J Urol. 2018 10; 200(4):716-730. . View in PubMed

Transvesical robot-assisted simple prostatectomy with 360° circumferential reconstruction: step-by-step technique BJU Int. 2018 08; 122(2):344-348. . View in PubMed

Aquablation therapy for symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia: a single-centre experience in 47 patients BJU Int. 2018 06; 121(6):945-951. . View in PubMed

Arterio-ureteric fistula: a rare but important cause of haematuria ANZ J Surg. 2018 03; 88(3):E224-E225. . View in PubMed

Robotic Parastomal Hernia Repair With Biologic Mesh Urology. 2017 Dec; 110:262. . View in PubMed

Lower urinary tract symptoms: thinking beyond the urinary tract BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jul 17; 2014. . View in PubMed

Causes of elective surgery cancellation and theatre throughput efficiency in an Australian urology unit F1000Res. 2014; 3:197. . View in PubMed

Education and ImagingGastrointestinal: Gastric perforation from long-term ventriculo-peritoneal shunt after insertion of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jan; 28(1):204. . View in PubMed

Assessment of the role of a student-led surgical interest group in surgical education J Surg Educ. 2013 Jan-Feb; 70(1):55-8. . View in PubMed

Terson syndrome: the need for fundoscopy in subarachnoid haemorrhage Med J Aust. 2012 Aug 06; 197(3):152. . View in PubMed

Survey of clinical echocardiography in New Zealand (SCANZ) N Z Med J. 2008 Feb 15; 121(1269):34-44. . View in PubMed

'Nil by mouth' post gastrointestinal surgery--is there any evidence? N Z Med J. 2006 Oct 13; 119(1243):U2271.. View in PubMed

Incidentally detected stenoses proximal to grafts originating below the common femoral artery: do they affect graft patency or warrant repair in asymptomatic patients? J Vasc Surg. 2000 Dec; 32(6):1180-9.. View in PubMed

Management of ischemic heel ulceration and gangrene: An evaluation of factors associated with successful healing J Vasc Surg. 2000 Jun; 31(6):1110-8. . View in PubMed

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