C A Peters

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and robotic approach to genitourinary anomalies in children
    Craig A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 31:595-605, xi. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy in paediatric urology: adoption of innovative technology
    C Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 92:52-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Animal models of fetal renal disease
    C A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prenat Diagn 21:917-23. 2001
  4. pmc Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor is up-regulated in the obstructed kidney in a cell- and region-specific manner and acts to inhibit apoptosis
    H T Nguyen
    Urologic Laboratory, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Pathol 156:889-98. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Splitting the pubis for exposure in difficult reconstructions for incontinence
    C A Peters
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Urol 142:527-31; discussion 542-3. 1989
  6. ncbi request reprint Neonatal scrotal haematoma: mimicker of neonatal testicular torsion
    D A Diamond
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 91:675-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Cyclic stretch activates p38 SAPK2-, ErbB2-, and AT1-dependent signaling in bladder smooth muscle cells
    H T Nguyen
    The Urologic Laboratory, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279:C1155-67. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoendoscopic renal surgery in children
    C A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 14:841-7; discussion 847-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Partial ureteral obstruction dysregulates the renal renin-angiotensin system in the fetal sheep kidney
    S Ayan
    Department of Urology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Urology 58:301-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy
    J G Borer
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 14:413-6; discussion 417. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and robotic approach to genitourinary anomalies in children
    Craig A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 31:595-605, xi. 2004
    ..The new horizons of robotic assistance for laparoscopic surgery make highly accurate and efficient reconstructive procedures possible...
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy in paediatric urology: adoption of innovative technology
    C Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 92:52-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Animal models of fetal renal disease
    C A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prenat Diagn 21:917-23. 2001
    ..Continued application of fetal models of urinary obstruction, integrating large animal and knockout systems offers promise for improved diagnosis and treatment in these challenging conditions...
  4. pmc Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor is up-regulated in the obstructed kidney in a cell- and region-specific manner and acts to inhibit apoptosis
    H T Nguyen
    Urologic Laboratory, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Pathol 156:889-98. 2000
    ..These results suggest a potential mechanism by which the kidney protects itself from apoptosis triggered by urinary tract obstruction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Splitting the pubis for exposure in difficult reconstructions for incontinence
    C A Peters
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Urol 142:527-31; discussion 542-3. 1989
    ..This series includes 2 patients undergoing simultaneous iliac osteotomies for a widened symphysis pubis. In no patient was a segment of pubis resected, as has been used in transpubic repair of certain traumatic urethral strictures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neonatal scrotal haematoma: mimicker of neonatal testicular torsion
    D A Diamond
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 91:675-7. 2003
    ..To describe the clinical features of neonatal scrotal haematoma and distinguish them from those of neonatal testicular torsion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cyclic stretch activates p38 SAPK2-, ErbB2-, and AT1-dependent signaling in bladder smooth muscle cells
    H T Nguyen
    The Urologic Laboratory, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279:C1155-67. 2000
    ..Further, we show that the Erk-MAPK pathway, which in most systems is linked to receptor-dependent cell growth responses, is not involved in progression to DNA synthesis or in the response of the HB-EGF gene to mechanical forces...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoendoscopic renal surgery in children
    C A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 14:841-7; discussion 847-8. 2000
    ..Both transperitoneal and retroperitoneal approaches can be used, with each having advantages and disadvantages. The future of pediatric laparoscopic renal surgery will be determined by technical and methodologic advances...
  9. ncbi request reprint Partial ureteral obstruction dysregulates the renal renin-angiotensin system in the fetal sheep kidney
    S Ayan
    Department of Urology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Urology 58:301-6. 2001
    ..RAS components and growth factors, particularly TGF-beta1, may be considered relevant targets in the prevention and treatment of congenital obstructive nephropathy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatric retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy
    J G Borer
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 14:413-6; discussion 417. 2000
    ..These modifications provide unobstructed views of the kidney and renal hilum and facilitate dissection in a small working space...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sibling vesicoureteral reflux in multiple gestation births
    M Kaefer
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatrics 105:800-4. 2000
    ..We report the incidence of VUR in siblings of multiple gestation births and for the first time compare the relative incidence of reflux between identical and fraternal twins...
  12. ncbi request reprint Box stitch modification of Hasson technique for pediatric laparoscopy
    D P Poppas
    Pediatric Urology Center, Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA
    J Endourol 13:447-50. 1999
    ..We have modified the Hasson technique with a stitch that is easy to perform, creates a tight fascial seal, allows easy exchange of trocars, and produces an effect that is cosmetically appealing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Splitting the pubis for exposure in difficult reconstructions for incontinence
    C A Peters
    Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Urol Clin North Am 17:37-45. 1990
    ..Although seemingly a radical maneuver, it did not cause complications in any of 51 cases...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ketorolac suppresses postoperative bladder spasms after pediatric ureteral reimplantation
    J M Park
    Department of Urology, The Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Anesth Analg 91:11-5. 2000
    ..2 (mild = 1.0, severe = 3.0), compared with 2.6 for the placebo group (P = 0.003). We conclude that IV ketorolac reduces the frequency and severity of postoperative bladder spasms after intravesical ureteroneocystostomy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Renal biopsy in congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction: evidence for parenchymal maldevelopment
    W Y Huang
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 69:137-43. 2006
    ..Some of these alternations are seen in clinical imaging and may help predict outcomes, but there is significant discordance between conventional imaging and histological findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pediatric robotic-assisted laparoscopy: a description of the principle procedures
    Carlo Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:2581-8. 2006
    ..These techniques and their outcomes will be reviewed, as well as some of the challenges still posed by this methodology...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early results of robot assisted laparoscopic lithotomy in adolescents
    Richard S Lee
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 177:2306-9; discussion 2309-10. 2007
    ..Recently, laparoscopy has been shown to be effective in the management of larger stone burdens. We report our experience with robot assisted laparoscopic lithotomy in adolescents, and describe our technique...
  18. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery in the pediatric airway: application and safety
    Reza Rahbar
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Disorders, Anesthesia, and Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:46-50; discussion 50. 2007
    ..To assess the application and safety of transoral robotic surgery in the pediatric airway...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopy applied to reconstructive surgeries in children
    Carlo Passerotti
    Pediatric Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    World J Urol 24:193-7. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Pediatric robot assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: comparison with a cohort of open surgery
    Richard S Lee
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 175:683-7; discussion 687. 2006
    ..We assessed the usefulness of RALP in children and compared an age matched cohort undergoing OPN to RALP for safety, efficacy, operative time, blood loss, in-hospital narcotic use and LOS...
  22. ncbi request reprint Radiation exposure reduction during voiding cystourethrography in a pediatric porcine model of vesicoureteral reflux
    Valerie L Ward
    Dept of Radiology, Children s Hosp, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 238:96-106. 2006
    ..To compare grid-controlled variable-rate pulsed fluoroscopy (GCPFL) and continuous fluoroscopy (CFL) for the reduction of radiation exposure during voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) in a pediatric porcine model of vesicoureteral reflux...
  23. ncbi request reprint Testicular hypotrophy does not correlate with grade of adolescent varicocele
    Joseph P Alukal
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Hunnewell 3, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urol 174:2367-70, discussion 2370. 2005
    ..As this relationship has significant clinical implications, we studied the correlation between grade and testicular volume disproportion in our adolescent varicocele population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationship of varicocele grade and testicular hypotrophy to semen parameters in adolescents
    David A Diamond
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 178:1584-8. 2007
    ..To our knowledge these findings have not been correlated with semen parameters to date. We examined the relationship between unilateral left varicocele grade or the testicular volume differential and semen parameters in adolescents...
  25. doi request reprint Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric patients using a late generation portable lithotriptor: experience at Children's Hospital Boston
    Caleb P Nelson
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 180:1865-8. 2008
    ..The continued evolution of stone treatment modalities, including shock wave lithotripsy, makes the assessment of continuous outcomes essential. We describe contemporary shock wave lithotripsy outcomes in pediatric patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Robotic pyeloplasty--the new standard of care?
    Craig A Peters
    J Urol 180:1223-4. 2008
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Experimental congenital vesicoureteral reflux in sheep is associated with reduced renal expression levels of aquaporin 1 and 2
    Rita Gobet
    Division of Urology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Urol 179:2396-401; discussion 2401-2. 2008
    ..Aquaporin water channel proteins are the principal mediators of water homeostasis in the kidney. We examined the impact of experimental congenital vesicoureteral reflux on renal aquaporin protein expression...
  29. doi request reprint The kidney in congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a spectrum from normal to nephrectomy
    Seymour Rosen
    Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Urol 179:1257-63. 2008
    ..Our recent studies of renal histology in congenital ureteropelvic obstruction cases prompted us to review the literature in this regard, focusing on issues of development, normal variation, clinicopathological correlations and pathogenesis...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early outcome following complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy in the newborn
    Joseph G Borer
    Department of Urology and Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 174:1674-8; discussion 1678-9. 2005
    ..Complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy (CPRE) represents a paradigm shift from the staged approach for surgical management. We present early clinical outcomes in our patients following CPRE...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is adolescent varicocele a progressive disease process?
    David A Diamond
    Departments of Urology and Radiology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 172:1746-8; discussion 1748. 2004
    ..We determined whether there was evidence of progression in either varicocele grade or testicular volume differentials over time in our adolescent varicocele population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy in pediatric urology
    Craig A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 14:67-73. 2004
    ..To review these, and assess the character of this evolution, articles dealing with diagnostic and operative laparoscopic surgery from mid 2002 to late 2003 have been reviewed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted surgery in pediatric urology
    Craig A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 31:743-52. 2004
    ..Pediatric urologists need to be involved in this development actively to guide its course...
  37. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted paediatric pyeloplasty: cutting edge or expensive toy?
    Craig A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJU Int 94:1214-5. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Congenital obstructive nephropathy: is the fog lifting?
    Craig A Peters
    Kidney Int 67:371-2. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint Rate and predictors of spontaneous resolution of prenatally diagnosed primary nonrefluxing megaureter
    Dawn L McLellan
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 168:2177-80; discussion 2180. 2002
    ..We assessed clinical and ultrasound predictors of the spontaneous resolution of prenatally diagnosed, primary nonrefluxing megaureter...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intravesical robotically assisted bilateral ureteral reimplantation
    Craig A Peters
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 19:618-21; discussion 621-2. 2005
    ..One patient has unilateral persisting low-grade reflux. This technique may be a useful option for antireflux surgery and should be further refined...
  41. ncbi request reprint Bladder growth and development after complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy in the newborn with comparison to staged approach
    Joseph G Borer
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 174:1553-7; discussion 1557-8. 2005
    ..We assessed bladder growth and dynamics following complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy (CPRE) compared to the staged approach...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dynamic renal scintigraphy in children with vesicoureteral reflux and suspected coexisting ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Jan Stauss
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Urol 170:1966-70. 2003
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  43. ncbi request reprint Platelet derived growth factor-BB is a potent mitogen for rat ureteral and human bladder smooth muscle cells: dependence on lipid rafts for cell signaling
    Maximilain Stehr
    J Urol 169:1165-70. 2003
    ..In this study we asked whether B, T and U smooth muscle cells (SMC) respond to several SMC growth factors and explored the role of caveolae/lipid raft membrane microdomains in signaling by one of these factors, PDGF-BB...
  44. doi request reprint Challenging the orthodoxy in vesicoureteral reflux: a perfect storm
    Craig A Peters
    J Urol 179:1666-7. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Editorial: The long-term followup of prenatally detected severe bilateral newborn hydronephrosis initially managed nonoperatively
    Craig A Peters
    J Urol 168:1121-2. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Congenital urinary tract obstruction: Proceedings of the State-Of-The-Art Strategic Planning Workshop-National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 11-12 March 2002
    Robert L Chevalier
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Health Sciences Center, P O Box 800386, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:576-606. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Signaling through PI3K/Akt mediates stretch and PDGF-BB-dependent DNA synthesis in bladder smooth muscle cells
    Rosalyn M Adam
    The Urologic Laboratory, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 169:2388-93. 2003
    ..The effects of growth factor stimulation on pathway activation in bladder SMC were also investigated...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ureteral function is modulated by a local renin-angiotensin system
    William F Santis
    Division of Urology, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    J Urol 170:259-63. 2003
    ..In other smooth muscle contractility is modulated by angiotensin II (AngII). We determined the presence of a local ureteral renin-angiotensin system and characterized the functional role of AngII in ureteral smooth muscle...
  49. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of pelvic musculoskeletal and genitourinary anatomy in patients before and after complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy
    Patricio C Gargollo
    Department of Urology and Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 174:1559-66; discussion 1566. 2005
    ..We characterize pelvic soft tissue and bony anatomy of patients before and after complete primary repair of exstrophy (CPRE)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Caveolae are negative regulators of transforming growth factor-beta1 signaling in ureteral smooth muscle cells
    Maximilian Stehr
    Department of Urology Urological Diseases Research Center, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 172:2451-5. 2004
    ..In this study we determined whether growth inhibitory signaling by transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) is also regulated by caveolae in USMC...
  51. ncbi request reprint The evolution of laparoscopy in pediatric urology--intelligent design?
    Craig A Peters
    J Urol 175:1993-4. 2006
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pediatric retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison with an age matched cohort of open surgery
    Richard S Lee
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Urol 174:708-11; discussion 712. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Ectopic prostate tissue within the processus vaginalis: insights into prostate embryogenesis
    Christine A VanBeek
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 8:379-85. 2005
    ..The young age of the patient, the lesion's constituents, and its location suggest that the finding represents a disorder of development...
  55. ncbi request reprint The decision to undergo DNA or protein synthesis is determined by the degree of mechanical deformation in human bladder muscle cells
    Anna Orsola
    Urologic Laboratory, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Urology 59:779-83. 2002
    ....