Ramsay L Kuo

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting management and outcome in blunt renal injury
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    World J Surg 26:416-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Topiramate-induced nephrolithiasis
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Hospital of Indiana and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 16:229-31. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Shock wave lithotripsy of stones implanted in the proximal ureter of the pig
    Ryan F Paterson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Urol 173:1391-4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Stone formation is proportional to papillary surface coverage by Randall's plaque
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 173:117-9; discussion 119. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic renal papillary biopsies: a tissue retrieval technique for histological studies in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Urol 170:2186-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic evidence of calculus attachment to Randall's plaque
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 175:1720-4; discussion 1724. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: morbidity in a series of 206 patients
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Urology 62:59-63. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of percutaneous tract dilation on renal function and structure
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 20:1030-40. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for prostates of >125 mL
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Clarian Health Partners, and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BJU Int 97:81-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Using and choosing a nephrostomy tube after percutaneous nephrolithotomy for large or complex stone disease: a treatment strategy
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1801 N Senate Boulevard 220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Endourol 19:348-52. 2005

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting management and outcome in blunt renal injury
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    World J Surg 26:416-9. 2002
    ..The grade of renal injury, the overall injury severity of the patient, and the requirement of blood transfusion are the primary factors in determining the patient's need for nephrectomy and overall outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Topiramate-induced nephrolithiasis
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Hospital of Indiana and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 16:229-31. 2002
    ..These factors can lead to the development of calcium phosphate nephrolithiasis. We report the first two cases of topiramate-induced nephrolithiasis in the urologic literature...
  3. ncbi request reprint Shock wave lithotripsy of stones implanted in the proximal ureter of the pig
    Ryan F Paterson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Urol 173:1391-4. 2005
    ..However, push-back is invasive and not always possible. Since there are few clues to suggest how best to treat ureteral stones with SWs in situ, we developed an animal model for research on lithotripsy for ureteral stones...
  4. ncbi request reprint Stone formation is proportional to papillary surface coverage by Randall's plaque
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 173:117-9; discussion 119. 2005
    ..We measured plaque areas in idiopathic CaOx stone formers and nonstone formers (NSF), and identified significant relationships with quantified stone histories...
  5. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic renal papillary biopsies: a tissue retrieval technique for histological studies in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    J Urol 170:2186-9. 2003
    ..To determine changes occurring in the human kidney during active stone disease we used an endoscopic renal papillary biopsy protocol in calcium stone formers undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic evidence of calculus attachment to Randall's plaque
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 175:1720-4; discussion 1724. 2006
    ..In this study we used endoscopic examination of renal papillae in stone formers undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy to investigate both issues...
  7. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: morbidity in a series of 206 patients
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Urology 62:59-63. 2003
    ..To review the complications associated with 206 holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) procedures. HoLEP is a minimally invasive surgical treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of percutaneous tract dilation on renal function and structure
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 20:1030-40. 2006
    ..Little is known of the acute impact of tract dilation procedures on renal function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for prostates of >125 mL
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Clarian Health Partners, and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BJU Int 97:81-4. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Using and choosing a nephrostomy tube after percutaneous nephrolithotomy for large or complex stone disease: a treatment strategy
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1801 N Senate Boulevard 220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Endourol 19:348-52. 2005
    ..However, little attention has been paid to strategies for nephrostomy tube (NT) selection. We reviewed the reasons for selecting three types of NT after PCNL for large or complex stone disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint In vitro assessment of a novel dual probe ultrasonic intracorporeal lithotriptor
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 177:1363-5. 2007
    ..We compared this device to the LithoClast(R) Ultra, which we previously noted is the most efficient commercially available intracorporeal lithotripsy device...
  12. pmc The use of blunt-tipped 12-mm trocars without fascial closure in laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    Tiberio M Siqueira
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    JSLS 8:47-50. 2004
    ..Coaptation of the tissue layers occurs during withdrawal of the trocar, preventing volume gaps that can be prone to herniation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Major complications in 213 laparoscopic nephrectomy cases: the Indianapolis experience
    Tiberio M Siqueira
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine and Methodist Hospital of Indiana Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, USA
    J Urol 168:1361-5. 2002
    ..We assessed the incidence of and analyzed factors that may help prevent major complications and open conversion during laparoscopic nephrectomy at our institutions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous holmium laser enucleation of prostate and upper-tract endourologic stone procedures
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 18:971-5. 2004
    ..This paper reviews our experience with simultaneous HoLEP and endourologic upper-tract stone procedures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Urine calcium and volume predict coverage of renal papilla by Randall's plaque
    Ramsay L Kuo
    The Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Kidney Int 64:2150-4. 2003
    ..To test this, we measured papillary plaque areas in both idiopathic calcium oxalate stone formers and nonstone formers and examined 24-hour urine data to identify significant correlations...
  16. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of calyceal diverticular calculi
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1801 North Senate Boulevard, Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Urol Res 35:35-40. 2007
    ..Taken together, it seems likely that calyceal diverticular calculi arise from a combination of metabolic abnormalities and urinary stasis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: a comparison of efficiency measures at two institutions
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 19:555-8. 2005
    ..We assessed the efficiency of HoLEP by documenting the technical features of the procedure at two hospitals located on different continents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate for men with urinary retention
    Matthew D Peterson
    Methodist Hospital Clarian Health Partners, and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 174:998-1001; discussion 1001. 2005
    ..Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) is an established procedure for the treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. We performed a study to examine a group of patients in urinary retention treated by HoLEP...
  19. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for ectopic kidneys: over, around, or through
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Kidney Stone Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Urology 67:513-7. 2006
    ..We reviewed the techniques we have developed to treat such patients, including laparoscopic-assisted tubeless, transhepatic, and transiliac percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Change in serum prostate specific antigen concentration after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: a marker for completeness of adenoma resection?
    William W Tinmouth
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 19:550-4. 2005
    ..To test this hypothesis, we have examined PSA data before and after HoLEP from two institutions performing high volumes of this procedure...
  21. ncbi request reprint In vitro assessment of ultrasonic lithotriptors
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Urol 170:1101-4. 2003
    ..To date a comparative assessment of current units has not been accomplished without potential operator bias. An objective testing environment is required for optimal appraisal of the efficiency of ultrasonic lithotriptors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Renal nerves mediate changes in contralateral renal blood flow after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
    Bret A Connors
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    Nephron Physiol 95:p67-75. 2003
    ..These observations suggest that renal nerves play a pivotal role in modulating the vascular response of the contralateral unshocked kidney to SWL, but only a partial role, if any, in modulating that response in the shocked kidney...
  23. ncbi request reprint Phase I trial of a temporary ureteral drainage stent
    James E Lingeman
    Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 17:169-71. 2003
    ..We evaluated the durability, patency, and safety of TUDS in a Phase I clinical trial...
  24. ncbi request reprint Shockwave lithotripsy: anecdotes and insights
    James E Lingeman
    Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 17:687-93. 2003
    ..It appears likely that most tissue damage from shockwaves is caused by cavitation. As the understanding of SWL matures, new lithotripter designs may emerge that truly represent an improvement on the original Dornier HM3 machine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changing composition of renal calculi in patients with neurogenic bladder
    Brian R Matlaga
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Urol 175:1716-9; discussion 1719. 2006
    ..We defined the composition of renal calculi in a contemporary cohort of patients with NB due to spinal cord injury or myelomeningocele who underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment for ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Tibrio M Siqueira
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Urology 60:973-8. 2002
    ..To assess retrospectively the subjective and objective outcomes achieved after laparoscopic treatment for ureteropelvic junction obstruction at our institutions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for caliceal diverticular calculi: a novel single stage approach
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Urol 173:1194-8. 2005
    ..We reviewed the outcomes of patients undergoing a novel single stage percutaneous nephrolithotomy technique for radiopaque caliceal diverticular stones that eliminates ureteral catheterization and entry into the renal collecting system...
  28. pmc Randall's plaque of patients with nephrolithiasis begins in basement membranes of thin loops of Henle
    Andrew P Evan
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220, USA
    J Clin Invest 111:607-16. 2003
    ..Non-stone formers also do not form plaque. Plaque is specific to certain kinds of stone-forming patients and is initiated specifically in thin-limb basement membranes by mechanisms that remain to be elucidated...
  29. ncbi request reprint Holmium laser enucleation of prostate (HoLEP): the Methodist Hospital experience with greater than 75 gram enucleations
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1801 North Senate Boulevard, Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Urol 170:149-52. 2003
    ..We present our large enucleation outcomes (greater than 75 gm retrieved). We examined post-procedural prostate specific antigen (PSA) and transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) volume changes to assess tissue removal completeness...
  30. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ileocytoplasty and continent ileovesicostomy in a porcine model
    Tibério M Siqueria
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 17:301-5. 2003
    ..Herein, we describe our initial experience with laparoscopy-assisted ileocystoplasty and continent ileovesicostomy in a porcine model...
  31. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: an update
    Samuel C Kim
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 13:235-41. 2003
    ..This evolution continues today and is evidenced by the numerous publications about the technique. This review summarizes some of the important articles over the past year...
  32. ncbi request reprint One versus two proficient laparoscopic surgeons for laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    Tiberio M Siqueira
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Urology 60:406-9; discussion 409-10. 2002
    ..With more centers embarking on LDN programs, it is important to identify the factors that can improve overall outcomes during the initial learning curve...
  33. ncbi request reprint In vivo assessment of free radical activity during shock wave lithotripsy using a microdialysis system: the renoprotective action of allopurinol
    Ravi Munver
    Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Room 305 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Urol 167:327-34. 2002
    ..In addition, this system was used to test the antioxidant or renoprotective action of allopurinol...
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of a temporary ureteral drainage stent after uncomplicated ureteroscopy: results from a phase II clinical trial
    James E Lingeman
    Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Urol 169:1682-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated TUDS performance in a patient population...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of rate of shock wave delivery on the efficiency of lithotripsy
    Ryan F Paterson
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 12:291-5. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Staghorn calculus endotoxin expression in sepsis
    Ryan F Paterson
    Urology 62:197; author reply 197-8. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint An update on ureteroscopic instrumentation for the treatment of urolithiasis
    Demetrius H Bagley
    Department of Urology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, Room 1108, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 14:99-106. 2004
    ..The safety and efficacy of the ureteroscopic approach for the treatment of renal and ureteral calculi, however, have continued to improve...
  38. ncbi request reprint In vitro assessment of lithoclast ultra intracorporeal lithotripter
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease
    J Endourol 18:153-6. 2004
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of this unit using a hands-free in vitro testing system...
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy in technically challenging cases
    Pankaj Kalra
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Urology 67:45-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy in patients with significant complicating clinical factors...
  40. ncbi request reprint High-powered holmium-laser ablation: comparison of setting effectiveness using tissue-surrogate model
    Ramsay L Kuo
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Endourol 19:239-41. 2005
    ..We evaluated the effect of various setting combinations on ablation efficiency using beef kidney as a tissue-surrogate model...
  41. ncbi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic pyelolithotomy after failed percutaneous access in the pediatric patient
    Pasquale Casale
    Seattle Children s Hospital, University of Washington, 98105 0371, USA
    J Urol 172:680-3; discussion 683. 2004
    ..We present our experience with transperitoneal laparoscopic pyelolithotomy in pediatric patients in whom percutaneous renal access failed and the stone burden warranted open intervention...