Keck School Faculty

Mihir M. Desai, MD
Mihir M. Desai, MD
Professor of Clinical Urology;Vice Chair, New Technology & Innovation;Director, Center for Advanced Robotics
NOR 7416 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Factors influencing ICU admission and associated outcome in patients undergoing radical cystectomy with enhanced recovery pathwayUrol Oncol. 2019 09; 37(9):572. e13-572. e19. . View in PubMed

Aquablation for benign prostatic hyperplasia in large prostates (80-150 cc): 2-year results Can J Urol. 2020 Apr; 27(2):10147-10153. . View in PubMed

Internal audit of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol for radical cystectomy World J Urol. 2020 Feb 28. . View in PubMed

Anterograde ejaculation preservation after endoscopic treatments in patients with bladder outlet obstruction: systematic review and pooled-analysis of randomized clinical trials Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2019 Oct; 71(5):427-434. . View in PubMed

Factors influencing intraoperative conversion from planned orthotopic to non-orthotopic urinary diversion during radical cystectomy World J Urol. 2019 Sep; 37(9):1851-1855. . View in PubMed

Aquablation for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia in Large Prostates (80-150 cc): 1-Year Results Urology. 2019 Jul; 129:1-7. . 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

Aquablation for benign prostatic hyperplasia in large prostates (80-150 mL): 6-month results from the WATER II trial BJU Int. 2019 08; 124(2):321-328. . View in PubMed

Image-guided therapies for prostate and kidney cancers World J Urol. 2019 03; 37(3):395-396. . 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

Computed tomography-based texture analysis of bladder cancer: differentiating urothelial carcinoma from micropapillary carcinoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 01; 44(1):201-208. . View in PubMed

Corrigendum re: "A Larger Prospective Study is Needed when Judging Robotic Radical Nephrectomy" [Eur Urol 2018;74:123-9] Eur Urol. 2018 11; 74(5):e130. . View in PubMed

A Larger Prospective Study is Needed When Judging Robotic Radical Nephrectomy Eur Urol. 2018 07; 74(1):123-124. . 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

Feasibility of expert and crowd-sourced review of intraoperative video for quality improvement of intracorporeal urinary diversion during robotic radical cystectomy Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Oct; 11(10):331-336. . 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

Impact of body mass index on robot-assisted radical cystectomy with intracorporeal urinary diversion BJU Int. 2017 11; 120(5):689-694. . View in PubMed

Evolution of robot-assisted orthotopic ileal neobladder formation: a step-by-step update to the University of Southern California (USC) technique BJU Int. 2017 Jan; 119(1):185-191. . 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

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

Advances in Robotic Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy: Intracaval Balloon Occlusion, Patch Grafting, and Vena Cavoscopy Eur Urol. 2016 11; 70(5):884-890. . View in PubMed

Contemporary evidence for robot-assisted radical cystectomy for treating bladder cancer Nat Rev Urol. 2016 09; 13(9):533-9. . View in PubMed

Enhanced Recovery after Urological Surgery: A Contemporary Systematic Review of Outcomes, Key Elements, and Research Needs Eur Urol. 2016 07; 70(1):176-187. . View in PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 2009 Mar; 23(3):469-73.. 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

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

Feasibility of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy after previous ipsilateral renal procedures Urology. 2008 Sep; 72(3):584-8. . 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 cystoprostatectomy in a heart transplant recipient Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2008 Jun; 18(3):319-21. . View in PubMed

Laparoscopic partial cystectomy for urachal and bladder cancer Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2008 12; 63(6):731-4. . View in PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ice slush renal hypothermia for partial nephrectomy: the initial experience J Urol. 2003 Jul; 170(1):52-6. . 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 anatrophic nephrolithotomy: feasibility study in a chronic porcine model J Urol. 2003 Feb; 169(2):691-6. . 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 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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