Keck School Faculty

Mihir M. Desai

Mihir M. Desai

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

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

Aquablation for benign prostatic hyperplasia in large prostates (80-150 cc): 2-year results Can J Urol. 2020 04; 27(2):10147-10153. . 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laparoscopic injury and repair of obturator nerve during radical prostatectomy Urology. 2004 Nov; 64(5):1030. . 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 nephron-sparing surgery in the presence of renal artery disease Urology. 2003 Nov; 62(5):935-9. . View in PubMed

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

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 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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