Hiep T Nguyen

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Abnormal dimercapto-succinic acid scans predict an increased risk of breakthrough infection in children with vesicoureteral reflux
    Gerald C Mingin
    Department of Urology and Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco Children s Hospital, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urol 172:1075-7; discussion 1077. 2004
  2. doi request reprint The Society for Fetal Urology consensus statement on the evaluation and management of antenatal hydronephrosis
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 6:212-31. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint JNK/SAPK and p38 SAPK-2 mediate mechanical stretch-induced apoptosis via caspase-3 and -9 in NRK-52E renal epithelial cells
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Nephron Exp Nephrol 102:e49-61. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Trimethoprim in vitro antibacterial activity is not increased by adding sulfamethoxazole for pediatric Escherichia coli urinary tract infection
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Departments of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 184:305-10. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Predicting anatomical urological abnormalities in children who present with their first urinary tract infection
    Vitor C Zanetta
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:739-46. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Comparing the quality of the suture anastomosis and the learning curves associated with performing open, freehand, and robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in a swine animal model
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Robotic Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:576-86. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Parent and patient perceptions of robotic vs open urological surgery scars in children
    Joao A B A Barbosa
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, and Department of Urology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 190:244-50. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Robot assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a viable and safe option in children
    Richard S Lee
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 181:823-8; discussion 828-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation in children: case matched comparative study with open surgical approach
    Giovanni S Marchini
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 185:1870-5. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the pediatric surgical risk assessment scoring system
    Guilherme Wood
    Department of Urology, Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center and the Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Urology Department, College of Medicine, University of São Paulo FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Pediatr Surg 48:2017-21. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Abnormal dimercapto-succinic acid scans predict an increased risk of breakthrough infection in children with vesicoureteral reflux
    Gerald C Mingin
    Department of Urology and Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco Children s Hospital, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urol 172:1075-7; discussion 1077. 2004
    ..We sought to determine if technetium dimercapto-succinic acid (DMSA) scan could help predict which children are at risk for breakthrough urinary tract infection...
  2. doi request reprint The Society for Fetal Urology consensus statement on the evaluation and management of antenatal hydronephrosis
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 6:212-31. 2010
    ..In this article, we summarized the literature and proposed recommendations for the evaluation and management of ANH...
  3. ncbi request reprint JNK/SAPK and p38 SAPK-2 mediate mechanical stretch-induced apoptosis via caspase-3 and -9 in NRK-52E renal epithelial cells
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Nephron Exp Nephrol 102:e49-61. 2006
    ..In this study, we sought to further define the role of JNK and p38 SAPK-2 pathway and caspase activation in stretch-induced apoptosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trimethoprim in vitro antibacterial activity is not increased by adding sulfamethoxazole for pediatric Escherichia coli urinary tract infection
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Departments of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 184:305-10. 2010
    ..We determined whether adding sulfamethoxazole is necessary to increase in vitro antibacterial activity for pediatric urinary tract infection compared to that of trimethoprim alone...
  5. doi request reprint Predicting anatomical urological abnormalities in children who present with their first urinary tract infection
    Vitor C Zanetta
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:739-46. 2013
    ..We analyzed whether this is an appropriate marker to initiate further workup and whether temperature is correlated with urological abnormalities and further surgical or pharmacological intervention...
  6. doi request reprint Comparing the quality of the suture anastomosis and the learning curves associated with performing open, freehand, and robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in a swine animal model
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Robotic Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:576-86. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the quality of the suture anastomosis of the ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) using the three techniques and to evaluate their associated learning curves...
  7. doi request reprint Parent and patient perceptions of robotic vs open urological surgery scars in children
    Joao A B A Barbosa
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, and Department of Urology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 190:244-50. 2013
    ..Scars resulting from robotic surgery are often assumed to have a cosmetic advantage. However, no study has clearly demonstrated that parents and patients consistently prefer such scars...
  8. doi request reprint Robot assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a viable and safe option in children
    Richard S Lee
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 181:823-8; discussion 828-9. 2009
    ..We describe our technique, and determine the safety and feasibility of robot assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy based on our initial experience...
  9. doi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation in children: case matched comparative study with open surgical approach
    Giovanni S Marchini
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 185:1870-5. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate our initial experience with pediatric robotic assisted laparoscopic intravesical and extravesical ureteral reimplantation, and to compare outcomes with the open technique...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the pediatric surgical risk assessment scoring system
    Guilherme Wood
    Department of Urology, Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center and the Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Urology Department, College of Medicine, University of São Paulo FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Pediatr Surg 48:2017-21. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to validate our scoring system to determine its effectiveness in identifying children at risk for major complications or death within 30 days following surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Identifying ureteropelvic junction obstruction by fluorescence imaging: a comparative study of imaging modalities to assess renal function and degree of obstruction in a mouse model
    Frank J Penna
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 185:2405-13. 2011
    ..Of particular concern is that some tests require radiation, which has long-term consequences, especially in children...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term experience and outcomes of robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children and young adults
    Brian J Minnillo
    Department of Urology, Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 185:1455-60. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Postnatal longitudinal evaluation of children diagnosed with prenatal hydronephrosis: insights in natural history and referral pattern
    Joao A B A Barbosa
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Prenat Diagn 32:1242-9. 2012
    ..Existing studies are flawed with biased cohorts or inconsistent follow-up. We aimed to evaluate the incidence of pathology in a large cohort of PNH and assess the biases and outcomes of this population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hydronephrosis following ureteral reimplantation: when is it concerning?
    Brian M Rosman
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 8:481-7. 2012
    ..Consequently, when hydronephrosis is present post-operatively, it is unclear when it should be concerning. We evaluated the finding of hydronephrosis in children undergoing reimplantation and its evolution following surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Variations in management of mild prenatal hydronephrosis among maternal-fetal medicine obstetricians, and pediatric urologists and radiologists
    Vitor C Zanetta
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 188:1935-9. 2012
    ..We determined the variability of diagnostic approach and management regarding prenatal hydronephrosis among maternal-fetal medicine obstetricians, pediatric urologists and pediatric radiologists...
  16. doi request reprint A novel method of evaluating ureteropelvic junction obstruction: dynamic near infrared fluorescence imaging compared to standard modalities to assess urinary obstruction in a swine model
    Courtney K Rowe
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 188:1978-85. 2012
    ..We analyzed the efficacy of near infrared imaging in evaluating ureteropelvic junction obstruction, renal involvement and the anatomical detail provided compared to conventional imaging modalities...
  17. doi request reprint Parental satisfaction after open versus robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: results from modified Glasgow Children's Benefit Inventory Survey
    Drew A Freilich
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 183:704-8. 2010
    ..However, there are no data specifically showing patient satisfaction with robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty compared to traditional open surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Quality of life in children with vesicoureteral reflux as perceived by children and parents
    David F Yao
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunnewell 353, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 7:261-5. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint The predictive value of the first postnatal ultrasound in children with antenatal hydronephrosis
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 7:128-36. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Vesicoureteral reflux and urinary tract infection in children with a history of prenatal hydronephrosis--should voiding cystourethrography be performed in cases of postnatally persistent grade II hydronephrosis?
    Carlos R Estrada
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 181:801-6; discussion 806-7. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Genome gender diversity in affected sib-pairs with familial vesico-ureteric reflux identified by single nucleotide polymorphism linkage analysis
    Giovanni S Marchini
    Department of Urology Clinical Research Program, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program in Genomics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 109:1709-14. 2012
    ..This is the first study to show that there is autosomal difference in VUR expression in males and females. This genotype variability may be the basis for the clinical differences between genders in children with VUR...
  22. doi request reprint Patterns and predictors of laparoscopic complications in pediatric urology: the role of ongoing surgical volume and access techniques
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:681-5. 2008
    ..While complication rates are low, they can have significant consequences. In this study we define the incidence and risk factors for complications in children undergoing laparoscopic urological surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Concurrent management of bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children using robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery
    Drew A Freilich
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 34:198-204; discussion 204-5. 2008
    ..In this report, we evaluated the safety and outcome of managing patients with bilateral UPJ obstruction with concurrent robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  24. doi request reprint Urodynamic abnormalities in toilet trained children with primary vesicoureteral reflux
    Young Kwon Hong
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 185:1863-8. 2011
    ..We investigated associated urodynamic abnormalities in toilet trained children with vesicoureteral reflux...
  25. doi request reprint Perioperative risk factors for major complications in pediatric surgery: a study in surgical risk assessment for children
    Aaron C Weinberg
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:768-78. 2011
    ..Our goal was to elucidate which pre- and intraoperative patient characteristics in children undergoing surgery are associated with an increased risk of major complication within 30 days...
  26. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation of the resolution of hydronephrosis in children who underwent open and robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Joao A Barbosa
    Department of Urology, Hunnewell 353, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 9:199-205. 2013
    ..To assess long-term postoperative ultrasonographic outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty (RALP) and of conventional open pyeloplasty (COP) in pediatric patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction...
  27. doi request reprint Development and initial validation of a disease specific quality of life survey for children with vesicoureteral reflux
    Brian J Minnillo
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 187:1828-33. 2012
    ..However, previous studies have failed to assess the precise impact of vesicoureteral reflux on quality of life. We created and validated a survey for assessment of quality of life in children with vesicoureteral reflux...
  28. doi request reprint A comparative direct cost analysis of pediatric urologic robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery: could robot-assisted surgery be less expensive?
    Courtney K Rowe
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 26:871-7. 2012
    ..Because equipment expenses represent only a portion of overall medical costs, we set out to make more specific cost comparisons between open and robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery...
  29. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy: description of technique
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Endourol 22:581-4, discussion 585. 2008
    ..Herein, we describe our technique and experience in robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy (RALU) for the correction of ureteral obstruction in children...
  30. doi request reprint Robotic assisted laparoscopic Mitrofanoff appendicovesicostomy: preliminary experience in a pediatric population
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 182:1528-34. 2009
    ..We report on 10 patients who underwent a robotic assisted laparoscopic Mitrofanoff procedure using the da Vinci surgical system...
  31. doi request reprint In utero treatment for bladder outlet obstruction using robot assisted laparoscopic techniques
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology Robotic Research and Training Center, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 180:1790-4; discussion 1794. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether laparoscopic decompression of the obstructed bladder could be performed efficiently by adapting current robot assisted laparoscopic techniques to access the fetus in utero...
  32. doi request reprint Nomogram and scoring system for predicting stone-free status after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children with urolithiasis
    Bulent Onal
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, USA
    BJU Int 111:344-52. 2013
    ..To determine the stone-free rate after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and its associated factors to formulate a nomogram table and scoring system to predict the probability of stone-free status in children...
  33. doi request reprint Intermittent ureterovesical junction obstruction in children
    Luis Botelho
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 7:579-81. 2011
    ..We herein present a case report of intermittent ureterovesical junction obstruction, characterized by intermittent hydroureteronephrosis on ultrasonography and symptoms of flank/abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting...
  34. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic excision of symptomatic retrovesical cysts in boys and young adults
    Young Kwon Hong
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 186:2372-8. 2011
    ..We review our surgical experience with the management of retrovesical cystic anomalies using robot-assisted laparoscopic techniques...
  35. doi request reprint Assessment of parental satisfaction in children undergoing voiding cystourethrography without sedation
    Natascha S Sandy
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 185:658-62. 2011
    ..We assessed parental satisfaction associated with patient and parent experience of voiding cystourethrography without sedation...
  36. doi request reprint Perioperative risk factors for surgical complications in pediatric urology: a pilot study in preoperative risk assessment in children
    Drew A Freilich
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Urology 76:3-8. 2010
    ..There are numerous published studies that have correlated comorbidities, preoperative, and intraoperative parameters with postoperative outcomes in adults. However, there is a paucity of similar data in the pediatric population...
  37. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic ileal bladder augmentation: defining techniques and potential pitfalls
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Robotic Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Endourol 22:355-60. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study is to define the techniques and the potential pitfalls in performing RAL bladder augmentation in an animal model...
  38. ncbi request reprint Safety profile of trocar and insufflation needle access systems in laparoscopic surgery
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Robotic Research and Training Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:222-32. 2009
    ..The most common laparoscopic complications are associated with trocar insertion. The purpose of this study was to develop an objective method of evaluating the safety profile of various access devices used in laparoscopic surgery...
  39. doi request reprint Nomograms for predicting annual resolution rate of primary vesicoureteral reflux: results from 2,462 children
    Carlos R Estrada
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 182:1535-41. 2009
    ..We determined the resolution rate of vesicoureteral reflux and the factors that influence it to formulate nomograms to predict the probability of annual resolution for individual cases of reflux...
  40. doi request reprint Improvement in vesicoureteral reflux grade on serial imaging predicts resolution
    Glenn M Cannon
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 183:709-13. 2010
    ..Although improvement in reflux grade through time presumably predicts eventual resolution, the significance of changing grade through time is unknown. We examined whether improvement in reflux on serial imaging predicts resolution...
  41. doi request reprint Development and initial validation of a scoring system to diagnose testicular torsion in children
    Joao A Barbosa
    Department of Urology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 189:1859-64. 2013
    ..Although clinical diagnosis is recommended, scrotal ultrasound is frequently ordered, delaying treatment. We created a scoring system to diagnose testicular torsion, decreasing the indication for ultrasound...
  42. pmc A genome scan in affected sib-pairs with familial vesicoureteral reflux identifies a locus on chromosome 5
    Christine E Briggs
    Program in Genomics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:245-50. 2010
    ..These results suggested that multiple genes are likely to contribute to the formation of VUR phenotype. Further mapping of these linkage peaks may help identify the causative genes...
  43. doi request reprint The concordance of testicular anatomic location in bilateral cryptorchidism
    Frank J Penna
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 7:52-6. 2011
    ..To determine the frequency of concordance of testicular anatomical location between both undescended testes based on surgical findings...
  44. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgical approaches to retrovesical structures
    Carlo Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Med Robot 3:307-11. 2007
    ..The advent of laparoscopy provides a more direct approach to these structures. In this study, we report on our experience in treating these structures using minimally invasive techniques...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a novel gel-based ureteral stent with biofilm-resistant characteristics
    Brian M Rosman
    Department of Urology, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunnewell 353, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 46:1053-8. 2014
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the biofilm growth and bacterial resistant properties of this novel stent...
  46. doi request reprint Current controversies in pediatric urologic robotic surgery
    Lorenzo F M Trevisani
    Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 23:72-7. 2013
    ..However, open surgery has demonstrated better success rates and shorter surgery time when compared to the other modalities. Currently, it is unclear which approach has better long-term clinical outcomes, greater benefits and less cost...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fetal sheep development on ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging: a standard for the in utero assessment of models of congenital abnormalities
    Valerie L Ward
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:444-57. 2006
    ..To establish normative data for the size, conspicuity, and imaging characteristics of normal developing fetal sheep organs on ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  48. doi request reprint Risk factors for urinary tract infection after renal transplantation and its impact on graft function in children and young adults
    Andres Silva
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 184:1462-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between pre-transplant and post-transplant urinary tract infections on graft outcome, and the risk factors for post-transplant urinary tract infection...
  49. doi request reprint Ultrasound versus computerized tomography for evaluating urolithiasis
    Carlo Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 182:1829-34. 2009
    ..We prospectively evaluated the precision of ultrasound and computerized tomography to diagnose urinary stones in children and determined whether these differences in radiological findings have any impact on clinical management...
  50. doi request reprint The feasibility of robotic urologic surgery in infants and toddlers
    Victor Srougi
    The Robotic Surgery, Research and Training Center and the Department of Urology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 9:1198-203. 2013
    ..To determine the feasibility and safety of performing robotic-assisted laparoscopic urological surgery (RALS) in infants and young children, highlighting technical challenges posed by the smaller body size and their potential solutions...
  51. doi request reprint Current options in the management of primary vesicoureteral reflux in children
    Fernando F Fonseca
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 59:819-34. 2012
    ..In this article, the authors review the medical and surgical management options for VUR in the pediatric population. The authors hope to provide a systematic approach to determine which treatment is optimal for a specific patient...
  52. doi request reprint Protective locus against renal scarring on chromosome 11 in affected sib pairs with familial vesicoureteral reflux identified by single nucleotide polymorphism linkage analysis
    Bulent Onal
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 188:1467-73. 2012
    ..We identified the loci associated with renal scarring risk and protection in affected sib pairs with familial vesicoureteral reflux...
  53. ncbi request reprint Antenatal hydronephrosis as a predictor of postnatal outcome: a meta-analysis
    Richard S Lee
    Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Urology, 300 Longwood Ave, Hunn 390, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:586-93. 2006
    ..Our objective was to review the current literature to determine whether the degree of antenatal hydronephrosis and related antenatal ultrasound findings are associated with postnatal outcome...
  54. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic reoperative pediatric pyeloplasty with robotic assistance
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 21:1137-40. 2007
    ..This minimally invasive approach is a safe and effective option in the treatment of these challenging reconstructive cases...
  55. doi request reprint Improving lymph node yield in retroperitoneal lymph node dissection using fluorescent molecular imaging: a novel method of localizing lymph nodes in Guinea pig model
    Frank J Penna
    Department of Urology and Robotic Surgery, Research, and Training Center, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Urology 78:232.e15-8. 2011
    ..Directed lymph node visualization would allow a limited dissection, making a laparoscopic approach more feasible...
  56. doi request reprint Urodynamic studies are recommended in children with central nervous system tumors regardless of location
    Hiep T Nguyen
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 184:2516-20. 2010
    ..We determine whether tumor location in children with central nervous system neoplasms correlates with specific patterns of urodynamic abnormalities, alleviating the need for urodynamic investigations in these patients...
  57. doi request reprint Current management of antenatal hydronephrosis
    Kleiton G R Yamaçake
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunnewell 353, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 28:237-43. 2013
    ..In this article, we review our current understanding of the natural history of antenatal hydronephrosis and its management...
  58. doi request reprint Factors influencing residents' pursuit of urology fellowships
    Drew A Freilich
    Department of Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Urology 78:986-92. 2011
    ..Postgraduate fellowship training of urologists could be an important source of urologic physician-scientists and continued innovation in urologic care...
  59. doi request reprint The genetics of primary, nonsyndromic vesicoureteral reflux
    Fernando Carvas
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:336-42. 2010
    ..The management of VUR is controversial and confusing for patients, parents, and clinicians, primarily due to the inability to identify children at high risk for VUR or at risk for renal damage from reflux-induced scarring...
  60. ncbi request reprint Growth and stretch response of human exstrophy bladder smooth muscle cells: molecular evidence of normal intrinsic function
    Anna Orsola
    Urological Diseases Research Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 95:144-8. 2005
    ..To establish primary cultures of smooth muscle cells (SMC) from human exstrophic bladders (E-SMC), and determine their in vitro growth dynamics and responses to mechanical stretch...
  61. ncbi request reprint Increased echogenicity as a predictor of poor renal function in children with grade 3 to 4 hydronephrosis
    Thomas Chi
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 175:1898-901. 2006
    ..We show that increased renal parenchymal echogenicity on postnatal US is a strong predictor of compromised renal function...
  62. doi request reprint A novel method of imaging calcium urolithiasis using fluorescence
    Jose Luiz Figueiredo
    Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 179:1610-4. 2008
    ..We evaluated fluorescence probes as a novel method of identifying calculi in the urinary tract...
  63. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanism of apoptosis induced by mechanical forces
    Michael H Hsieh
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Int Rev Cytol 245:45-90. 2005
    ..The cell phenotype and the character of the physical stimuli determine which pathways are activated and, consequently, allow for variability in response to a specific stimulus in different cell types...
  64. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary tract
    Hakan R Toka
    Renal Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:374-86. 2010
    ..The genetic causes for the more common nonsyndromic forms of CAKUT are unknown. The role of prenatal interventions and postnatal therapies as well as the benefits of screening affected individuals and their family members are not clear...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effects of detethering on the urodynamics profile in children with a tethered cord
    Michael H Hsieh
    Departments of Urology Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0112, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:391-5. 2006
    ..The authors of this study sought to determine the effects of detethering on the urodynamic profile of children with a tethered cord...
  66. doi request reprint Renal pseudoaneurysm following laser lithotripsy: endovascular treatment of a rare complication
    Meguru Watanabe
    Divisions of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 6:420-2. 2010
    ..Transarterial coil embolization of the wide-neck saccular pseudoaneurysm of the extraparenchymal renal artery with the assistance of a 'safety microguidewire' was successfully performed and the allograft was preserved...
  67. ncbi request reprint Children with a febrile urinary tract infection and a negative radiologic workup: factors predictive of recurrence
    Gerald C Mingin
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco Children s Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 63:562-5; discussion 565. 2004
    ..Febrile UTIs with no urinary tract abnormalities are a common cause of morbidity in children...