Ofer N Gofrit

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Publications

  1. pmc Gross hematuria in patients with prostate cancer: etiology and management
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, P O Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    ISRN Surg 2013:685327. 2013
  2. pmc Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy using a flexible CO2 laser fiber
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    JSLS 16:588-91. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Subepithelial growth patterns in urothelial carcinoma-frequency and prognostic significance
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Oncol 30:49-54. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The natural history of bladder carcinoma in situ after initial response to bacillus Calmette-Gúerin immunotherapy
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Oncol 27:258-62. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Marker lesion experiments in bladder cancer--what have we learned?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 183:1678-84. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Pure "cable-tie partial nephrectomy": a porcine model
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, P O Box 12000, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Surg Endosc 24:3229-32. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint [Radical prostatectomy--100 years of evolution]
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 147:639-42, 660. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Prostatic urothelial carcinoma: is transurethral prostatectomy necessary before bacillus Calmette-Guérin immunotherapy?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BJU Int 103:905-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance of low grade bladder tumors
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 80:132-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Is seminal vesiculectomy necessary in all patients with biopsy Gleason score 6?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:709-13. 2009

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Publications73

  1. pmc Gross hematuria in patients with prostate cancer: etiology and management
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, P O Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    ISRN Surg 2013:685327. 2013
    ..When the primary treatment is not surgical, GH is most commonly due to CAP itself. Although surgical intervention is effective in alleviating hematuria of these patients, their prognosis is dismal...
  2. pmc Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy using a flexible CO2 laser fiber
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    JSLS 16:588-91. 2012
    ..In this study, we tested the feasibility of performing LPN using CO2 laser energy transmitted through a specialized flexible mirror optical fiber...
  3. doi request reprint Subepithelial growth patterns in urothelial carcinoma-frequency and prognostic significance
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Oncol 30:49-54. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency, inter-relations and clinical significance of these forms of subepithelial neoplasia in urothelial carcinoma...
  4. doi request reprint The natural history of bladder carcinoma in situ after initial response to bacillus Calmette-Gúerin immunotherapy
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Oncol 27:258-62. 2009
    ..To explore patterns of recurrence, muscle invasion, and disease specific mortality in patients with bladder carcinoma in situ (CIS) who responded to an induction course with intravesical bacillus Calmette-Gúerin (BCG) immunotherapy...
  5. doi request reprint Marker lesion experiments in bladder cancer--what have we learned?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 183:1678-84. 2010
    ..We review the goals, inclusion criteria, definition of success, agents used, effectiveness, safety and ethics of marker lesion studies, and suggest a framework for future experiments...
  6. doi request reprint Pure "cable-tie partial nephrectomy": a porcine model
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, P O Box 12000, 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Surg Endosc 24:3229-32. 2010
    ..This study tested the feasibility of performing polar nephrectomy using a cable tie without hilar clamping or any other hemostatic procedure...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Radical prostatectomy--100 years of evolution]
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Harefuah 147:639-42, 660. 2008
    ..Future systems may reveal deep structures to the visualized surface by superimposing MRI images on the surgical field...
  8. doi request reprint Prostatic urothelial carcinoma: is transurethral prostatectomy necessary before bacillus Calmette-Guérin immunotherapy?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    BJU Int 103:905-8. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance of low grade bladder tumors
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 80:132-5. 2008
    ..This study was done in order to evaluate the safety of an active surveillance program, without resection of the tumor, in patients with recurrent small bladder cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Is seminal vesiculectomy necessary in all patients with biopsy Gleason score 6?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:709-13. 2009
    ..In this study we evaluated the oncological benefit of routine removal of the SVs in currently operated patients...
  11. pmc The natural history of secondary muscle-invasive bladder cancer
    Guy Hidas
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    BMC Urol 13:23. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Prevention of initial biofilm formation on ureteral stents using a sustained releasing varnish containing chlorhexidine: in vitro study
    Genady Zelichenko
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Medical Center, The Hebrew University, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Endourol 27:333-7. 2013
    ..This is the first study that evaluates this technique implemented on ureteral stents...
  13. doi request reprint Predicting the risk of high-grade bladder cancer using noninvasive data
    Nandakishore Shapur
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel nkgudigar gmail com
    Urol Int 87:319-24. 2011
    ..To examine the hypothesis that the risk of high-grade bladder cancer can be predicted using noninvasively obtained data...
  14. ncbi request reprint Early laparoscopic management of acute postoperative hemorrhage after initial laparoscopic surgery
    Edward M Gong
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:872-8. 2007
    ..We present our favorable experience with laparoscopic exploration after urologic surgery and suggest guidelines for laparoscopic management of post-laparoscopy bleeding...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prostate weight: an independent predictor for positive surgical margins during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 14:3697-701. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated whether prostate weight (PW) is an independent predictor of extracapsular extension (ECE) and positive surgical margin (PSM)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting the risk of patients with biopsy Gleason score 6 to harbor a higher grade cancer
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 178:1925-8. 2007
    ..We analyzed the clinical variables that predict the likelihood of a patient with biopsy Gleason score 6 to harbor a higher grade tumor...
  17. doi request reprint Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in prepubertal children: 22-year experience at a single institution with a single lithotriptor
    Ezekiel H Landau
    Pediatric Urology Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 182:1835-9. 2009
    ..The sophistication of percutaneous nephrolithotomy and ureteroscopy challenges the efficacy of ESWL for urolithiasis in prepubertal patients. We evaluated our long-term experience with ESWL in these patients and determined its efficiency...
  18. ncbi request reprint External validation of a nomogram for prediction of side-specific extracapsular extension at robotic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Minimal Invasive Urology Department, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 21:1345-51. 2007
    ..We tested the accuracy of an ORP-derived nomogram in predicting the rate of extracapsular extension (ECE) in a large RALP cohort...
  19. doi request reprint Robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for biopsy Gleason 8 to 10: prediction of favorable pathologic outcome with preoperative parameters
    Sergey A Shikanov
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:1477-81. 2008
    ..Stratification of these patients according to preoperative variables was also performed in an attempt to predict organ-confined cancer...
  20. doi request reprint A single microfocus (5% or less) of Gleason 6 prostate cancer at biopsy--can we predict adverse pathological outcomes?
    Alan E Thong
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 180:2436-40. 2008
    ..Few studies have addressed clinical parameters that predict pathological upgrading or up staging at radical prostatectomy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Postoperative thrombocytosis as a marker for complications after urologic surgery
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 40:161-5. 2006
    ..Objective: To determine whether thrombocytosis after urologic surgery is a random phenomenon or if it is related to postoperative complications...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of prostate weight on operative and postoperative outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:300-5. 2007
    ..The effect of PW on surgical and pathologic outcomes has been reviewed in open and laparoscopic prostatectomy series. Little is known about its effects during RLRP...
  23. doi request reprint Long-term functional and oncological outcomes of patients undergoing sural nerve interposition grafting during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Endourol 22:1005-12. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the functional, pathologic, and oncologic outcomes of men who underwent robot-assisted sural-nerve graft (SNG) interposition...
  24. ncbi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy learning curve of a fellowship-trained laparoscopic surgeon
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 21:441-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated the learning curve of a highly experienced laparoscopic surgeon in achieving expertise with RLRP...
  25. doi request reprint What happened to shockwave lithotripsy during the past 22 years? A single-center experience
    Gideon Lorber
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital Ein Karem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Endourol 24:609-14. 2010
    ..From 1985 to August 2007 we have performed 15,324 shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) treatments using the Dornier HM3 lithotripter. We studied trends in the characteristics of treatments and patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic radical and partial nephrectomy: effects on long-term serum creatinine
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:1035-40. 2007
    ..5 mg/dL and a two-kidney system. We compared the long-term sCr in patients who were treated with LPN and LRN...
  27. ncbi request reprint How accurate is our clinical prediction of "minimal prostate cancer"?
    Dan Leibovici
    Department of Urology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 15:359-63. 2013
    ..However, the accuracy of clinical prediction of minimal prostate cancer (MPC) is unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does stage T3a renal cell carcinoma embrace a homogeneous group of patients?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology and Pathology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 177:1682-6. 2007
    ..Renal cell carcinoma invading the perinephric fat is classified as a stage T3a tumor in the 2002 TNM version. Based on long-term followup we examined the prognostic significance of this definition...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bladder neck contracture after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: evaluation of incidence and risk factors and impact on urinary function
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:377-83. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Operative outcomes of upper pole laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison of lower pole laparoscopic and upper pole open partial nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 70:28-34. 2007
    ..We report on the technical feasibility and operative outcomes of LPN for upper pole tumors (UPLPN) and lower pole tumors (LPLPN), and open partial nephrectomy (UPOPN) for upper pole tumors...
  31. doi request reprint Multi-institutional external validation of seminal vesicle invasion nomograms: head-to-head comparison of Gallina nomogram versus 2007 Partin tables
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1461-7. 2009
    ..We performed an external validation of the Gallina et al. nomogram and the 2007 Partin tables in a large, multi-institutional North American cohort of men treated with robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Urothelial cancer of the renal pelvis in percutaneous nephrolithotomy patients
    Ran Katz
    Department of Urology, Hadassah and Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Int 75:17-20. 2005
    ..The association between staghorn calculus of the kidney long-standing and urothelial tumors of the renal pelvis is well documented. We describe 3 patients with urothelial cancer in a kidney who underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)...
  33. doi request reprint Use of the Endoholder device during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the "poor man's" fourth arm equivalent
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:385-8. 2008
    ..Due to muscle fatigue and inability of the operator to see the operative field, frequent repositioning of the second assistant is often required...
  34. doi request reprint 11C-acetate PET/CT in bladder urothelial carcinoma: intraindividual comparison with 11C-choline
    Marina Orevi
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Medical Biophysics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Clin Nucl Med 37:e67-72. 2012
    ..We present a first study of the use of 11C-acetate (ACET) positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) in bladder urothelial carcinoma (UC) and an intraindividual comparison with 11C-choline (CHOL) PET/CT...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bladder neck contracture after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: evaluation of incidence and risk factors and impact on urinary function
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:97-104. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Recovery of renal function after complete renal hilar versus artery alone clamping during open and laparoscopic surgery
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Urol 177:2371-4. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effect of laparoscopic vs open surgery on the recovery of renal function after clamping of the renal artery and vein, and the artery alone in a solitary kidney porcine model...
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgical modifications in bladder neck reconstruction and vesicourethral anastomosis during radical retropubic prostatectomy to reduce bladder neck contractures
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Can J Urol 13:3353-7. 2006
    ..We describe surgical modifications in radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) which have significantly reduced the incidence of bladder neck contractures (BNC)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy in the ninth decade: operative results and long-term survival outcomes
    Frederick P Mendiola
    University of Chicago, Section of Urology, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 14:3628-34. 2007
    ..Herein, we report our experience with radical cystectomy in the elderly population...
  39. doi request reprint Fever after shockwave lithotripsy--risk factors and indications for prophylactic antimicrobial treatment
    Mordechai Duvdevani
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Endourol 24:277-81. 2010
    ..To identify risk factors for fever after shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) and suggest guidelines for prophylactic antimicrobial treatment...
  40. doi request reprint Sustained-release antibacterial varnish-coated biopsy needle for reduction of infection rates following prostate biopsy-in vitro model
    Gideon Lorber
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Endourol 27:277-83. 2013
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic nephrectomy for infected, obstructed and non-functioning kidneys
    Ran Katz
    Departments of Urology and General Surgery, Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:340-3. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic nephrectomy was feasible in cases of severe perirenal fibrosis, with an acceptable rate of complications, and may be considered in patients with obstructed, infected, and non-functioning kidneys...
  42. doi request reprint Crystallite size--is it a new predictor for renal stone burden?
    Nandakishore K Shapur
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urology 80:980-5. 2012
    ..Crystallite is the smallest building block, which is unique in size and architecture for each type of stone component. Currently, the knowledge about the clinical importance of crystallite size is very limited...
  43. doi request reprint Circulating tumor M2 pyruvate kinase and thymidine kinase 1 are potential predictors for disease recurrence in renal cell carcinoma after nephrectomy
    Benjamin Nisman
    Department of Oncology, Hadassah and Hebrew University Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urology 76:513.e1-6. 2010
    ..We explored the association of their preoperative circulating levels with disease recurrence in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  44. doi request reprint Bladder neck closure in children: a decade of followup
    Ezekiel H Landau
    Pediatric Urology Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 182:1797-801. 2009
    ..We analyzed our long-term results with bladder neck closure followed at least 10 years for patient compliance with clean intermittent catheterization, upper tract preservation, continence, complications and subsequent procedures...
  45. ncbi request reprint Continued improvement of perioperative, pathological and continence outcomes during 700 robot-assisted radical prostatectomies
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4742-9; discussion 4749. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the impact of experience on urinary and sexual outcomes. Herein, we review the perioperative, pathological and functional outcomes of our initial 700 consecutive procedures with at least 1 year follow up...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum creatinine can be used as a surrogate for glomerular filtration rate in single renal unit models
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4452-7; discussion 4457. 2009
    ..Measuring the GFR involves relatively complicated and expensive systems. In this study we determined whether serum creatinine (Scr) can predict the GFR in this model...
  47. ncbi request reprint Impact of collecting-system repair during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:315-20. 2007
    ..Deep, infiltrating lesions often necessitate collecting system repair (CSR), mandating further intracorporeal suturing and reconstruction. We compared our experience with LPN where CSR was and was not required after tumor resection...
  48. ncbi request reprint Embolization of renal-artery pseudoaneurysm after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for angiomyolipoma: case report and literature review
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:763-8. 2007
    ..Renal-artery pseudoaneurysm (RAP) is a well-described complication of trauma or percutaneous urologic procedures. Delayed bleeding from an RAP is rare after partial nephrectomy...
  49. doi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy in lymph node positive bladder cancer
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, and the Sections of Hematology Oncology and Biostatistics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:160-4. 2009
    ..In this retrospective study, we compare the outcomes of patients with microscopic lymph node positive bladder cancer (pN1 or pN2) treated with radical cystectomy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and those who declined chemotherapy...
  50. doi request reprint Planned nerve preservation to reduce positive surgical margins during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:1303-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effect of a protocol for side-specific NP based on preoperative variables on PSM rates and SF outcomes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Da Vinci robot error and failure rates: single institution experience on a single three-arm robot unit of more than 700 consecutive robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomies
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1341-4. 2007
    ..Previous reports have suggested that a 2% to 5% device failure rate (FR) be quoted when counseling patients about robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP). We sought to evaluate our FR on the da Vinci system...
  52. pmc Is radical cystectomy mandatory in every patient with variant histology of bladder cancer
    Nandakishore Kamalakar Shapur
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Rare Tumors 3:e22. 2011
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Estimating relative renal function from relative parenchymal volume--a feasibility study
    Guy Hidas
    Department of Urology, Hebrew University Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel
    J Endourol 22:2527-30. 2008
    ..Objective: In this study, we evaluated the feasibility of estimating relative kidney function from relative kidney parenchymal volume determined by non-enhanced CT...
  54. doi request reprint Superiority of the VQZ over the tubularized skin flap and the umbilicus for continent abdominal stoma in children
    Ezekiel H Landau
    Pediatric Urology Unit, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 180:1761-5; discussion 1765-6. 2008
    ..We analyzed our results of continent abdominal stomas using the umbilicus and 2 types of lower abdominal stomas, that is the V-quadrilateral-Z technique and the tubular skin flap...
  55. ncbi request reprint Evolution of robotic surgery in the treatment of localized prostate cancer
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC6038 J 653, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 8:197-210. 2007
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Vesical vs. extra-vesical patterns of recurrence after the treatment of urothelial upper tract tumors
    Sergey Shikanov
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urol Oncol 26:266-70. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to define recurrence patterns after nephro-ureterectomy (NU) for urothelial upper tract tumor (UUTT), and to suggest guidelines for follow-up...
  57. doi request reprint Determination of renal stone composition with dual-energy CT: in vivo analysis and comparison with x-ray diffraction
    Guy Hidas
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, POB 12000, Jerusalem, Israel
    Radiology 257:394-401. 2010
    ..To preoperatively assess the composition of urinary stones by using dual-energy computed tomography (CT), with postoperative in vitro x-ray diffraction analysis as the reference standard...
  58. ncbi request reprint Ischemia preconditioning does not confer resilience to warm ischemia in a solitary porcine kidney model
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:984-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether ischemia preconditioning (IPC) confers resilience to subsequent renal warm ischemia (WI) in a single-kidney porcine model...
  59. doi request reprint Surgeons' perceptions and injuries during and after urologic laparoscopic surgery
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 71:404-7. 2008
    ..We undertook this study to assess the prevalence of surgeons' deleterious perceptions or injuries related to laparoscopic urologic surgery...
  60. pmc Adult stentless laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Arieh L Shalhav
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JSLS 11:8-13. 2007
    ..A nonstented pyeloplasty has only been reported in the pediatric literature. Herein, to the best of our knowledge, we report the first published experience with laparoscopic stentless pyeloplasty (LSP) in the adult population...
  61. doi request reprint Urethroplasty, by perineal approach, for bulbar and membranous urethral strictures in children and adolescents
    Ofer Z Shenfeld
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urology 71:430-3; discussion 433-4. 2008
    ..It is not as clear whether this also holds true in children, because the published data addressing this question are scant...
  62. doi request reprint The predictive value of multi-targeted fluorescent in-situ hybridization in patients with history of bladder cancer
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Urol Oncol 26:246-9. 2008
    ..In this study, we evaluated if UroVysion can predict tumor recurrence in patients with negative cystoscopy and urinary cytology at the time of (FISH) assay...
  63. ncbi request reprint Watchful waiting policy in recurrent Ta G1 bladder tumors
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Eur Urol 49:303-6; discussion 306-7. 2006
    ..To determine the outcome of a watchful waiting policy in patients suffering from small, recurrent, papillary bladder tumors...
  64. ncbi request reprint Renal angiomyolipoma with intravascular extension into the inferior vena cava: a case report and review of the literature
    George R Schade
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 15:4012-5. 2008
    ..We present a case report and a description of the surgical management, and provide a review of the literature concerning this rare finding...
  65. doi request reprint The fate of the seminal vesicle remnant after proximal transection or ligation: an animal model
    Shilo Rosenberg
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 181:1483-6. 2009
    ..We investigated the fate of the seminal vesicle remnant after proximal transection or ligation in an animal model...
  66. ncbi request reprint Thrombocytosis accompanying urinary tract infection suggests obstruction or abscess
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 24:118-21. 2006
    ..In this study, we determined whether thrombocytosis in patients with upper UTI is a random phenomenon or is related to complications associated with the UTI...
  67. ncbi request reprint Significance of inflammatory pseudotumors in patients with a history of bladder cancer
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Urology 69:1064-7. 2007
    ..To study the significance of inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) in patients with a history of bladder cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint The Will Rogers phenomenon in urological oncology
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 179:28-33. 2008
    ..Improvement in the prognosis of patient groups due to stage or grade reclassification is called the Will Rogers phenomenon. We determined the significance of the Will Rogers phenomenon in urological oncology...
  69. ncbi request reprint Contribution of 11C-choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography to preoperative staging of advanced transitional cell carcinoma
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    J Urol 176:940-4; discussion 944. 2006
    ..This study examines the contribution of 11C-choline positron emission tomography/computerized tomography to preoperative staging of transitional cell carcinoma...
  70. doi request reprint Hemostatic agents and instruments in laparoscopic renal surgery
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:403-8. 2008
    ..On the other hand, the cost can rise quickly when multiple agents are employed. Combining suturing and hemostatic technology may be the best strategy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: functional and pathologic outcomes with interfascial nerve preservation
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States
    Eur Urol 51:755-62; discussion 763. 2007
    ..RLRP has been associated with low morbidity, short convalescence and comparable oncologic and functional outcomes. We report our initial experience of 300 consecutive cases with selective use of interfascial nerve preservation (IFNP)...
  72. pmc Use of bone wax during laparoscopic renal ablative procedures: optimizing port utilization and reducing tract-site exposure
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    JSLS 11:453-5. 2007
    ..We describe the use of a hemostatic wax sealant during laparoscopic renal ablative procedures to allow airtight transabdominal access of the treatment probe through a standard 5-mm port...
  73. ncbi request reprint Case report: conservative management of a large capnothorax following laparoscopic renal surgery
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1445-7. 2007
    ..We report a case of an asymptomatic, large pneumothorax that was allowed to resolve spontaneously, thus reinforcing the notion of noninvasive capnothorax management incurred during laparoscopic renal surgery...