Richard E Link

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age stratified functional outcomes after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Craig G Rogers
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Urol 176:2448-52. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Making ends meet: a cost comparison of laparoscopic and open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Urol 172:269-74. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life before and after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 600 North Wolfe Street, Jefferson Street Building, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 173:175-9; discussion 179. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute inguinal hemorrhage from metastatic penile carcinoma using an endovascular stent graft
    Richard E Link
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Urol 172:1878-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Exploring the learning curve, pathological outcomes and perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy performed for renal mass
    Richard E Link
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 173:1690-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling the cost of management options for stage I nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: a decision tree analysis
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5762-73. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of open, laparoscopic, and percutaneous treatment options for nephron-sparing surgery
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Endourol 20:782-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in ablation size in porcine kidney, liver, and lung after cryoablation using the same ablation protocol
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1028-32. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival analysis after laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Department of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore 21287, USA
    J Urol 174:1222-5. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The impact of prostate size on urinary quality of life indexes following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Adam W Levinson
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 179:1818-22. 2008

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Age stratified functional outcomes after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Craig G Rogers
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Urol 176:2448-52. 2006
    ..We assessed health related quality of life in men treated for prostate cancer with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Making ends meet: a cost comparison of laparoscopic and open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Urol 172:269-74. 2004
    ..We compared the perioperative costs of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) and open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) at a metropolitan hospital by developing a detailed computer model...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life before and after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 600 North Wolfe Street, Jefferson Street Building, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 173:175-9; discussion 179. 2005
    ..We present a prospective assessment of HRQOL in 122 patients before and after LRP using the validated Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) questionnaire...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute inguinal hemorrhage from metastatic penile carcinoma using an endovascular stent graft
    Richard E Link
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Urol 172:1878-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Exploring the learning curve, pathological outcomes and perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy performed for renal mass
    Richard E Link
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 173:1690-4. 2005
    ..We investigated the learning curve, pathological results and perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling the cost of management options for stage I nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: a decision tree analysis
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5762-73. 2005
    ..Cost factors influencing the choice of therapy were evaluated using computer-based decision analysis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of open, laparoscopic, and percutaneous treatment options for nephron-sparing surgery
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Endourol 20:782-9. 2006
    ..The perioperative cost of open (OPN) and laparoscopic (LPN) partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic (LCA), and CT-guided percutaneous (PCA) cryoablation was compared using a detailed computer model...
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in ablation size in porcine kidney, liver, and lung after cryoablation using the same ablation protocol
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1028-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to assess the variation in size of acute necrosis and the variation in thermal map measured during cryoablation in multiple organs using the same ablation protocol for each organ...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival analysis after laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Department of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore 21287, USA
    J Urol 174:1222-5. 2005
    ..This report assesses the long-term oncological efficacy of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy compared with open radical nephrectomy in patients with clinically localized renal cell carcinoma...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of prostate size on urinary quality of life indexes following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Adam W Levinson
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 179:1818-22. 2008
    ..We assessed the effects of prostate size on long-term health related quality of life and functional outcomes after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: evaluation of long-term oncological outcome
    Mohamad E Allaf
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Urol 172:871-3. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) has emerged as a viable alternative to open surgery for renal tumors less than 4 cm. We present oncological followup of patients treated with laparoscopic nephron sparing surgery at our institution...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temperature measurements of the low-attenuation radiographic ice ball during CT-guided renal cryoablation
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:116-21. 2008
    ..Further work is necessary to establish a firm relationship between the thermal conditions and the zone of damage...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of prostate size on perioperative outcomes in a large laparoscopic radical prostatectomy series
    Adam W Levinson
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Endourol 23:147-52. 2009
    ..To clarify the effects of pathologic prostate specimen weight on perioperative outcomes in laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP), a subject that has recently been analyzed in numerous smaller series...
  14. ncbi request reprint Complications of 2,775 urological laparoscopic procedures: 1993 to 2005
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Department of Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 177:580-5. 2007
    ..We assessed the complications associated with urological laparoscopic surgery at a single high volume center during a 12-year period...
  15. doi request reprint Higher RENAL Nephrometry Score is predictive of longer warm ischemia time and collecting system entry during laparoscopic and robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy
    Wesley A Mayer
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Urology 79:1052-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the predictive value of the RENAL Nephrometry Score (RNS) on operative outcomes during both laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) and robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Transmesenteric laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Frederico R Romero
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Urol 176:2526-9. 2006
    ..We assessed transmesenteric laparoscopic pyeloplasty to correct ureteropelvic junction obstruction and compared results to those in patients undergoing traditional retrocolic laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  17. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: long-term outcomes
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Department of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Endourol 19:628-33. 2005
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  18. pmc A prospective comparison of robotic and laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg 243:486-91. 2006
    ..To determine whether robotic-assisted pyeloplasty (RLP) has any significant clinical or cost advantages over laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LP) for surgeons already facile with intracorporeal suturing...
  19. ncbi request reprint Nerve sparing radical prostatectomy: effects of hemostatic energy sources on the recovery of cavernous nerve function in a canine model
    Albert M Ong
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 172:1318-22. 2004
    ..In this study, we evaluated the acute and chronic physiological effects of various hemostatic energy sources on cavernous nerve function in the canine model...
  20. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous computerized tomography guided cryoablation for localized renal cell carcinoma: factors influencing success
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Department of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 176:1963-8; discussion 1968. 2006
    ..We evaluated the factors that influenced the initial success rate and complication rate of percutaneous computerized tomography guided cryoablation of localized renal cell carcinoma of clinical stage T1N0M0...
  21. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in patients with neoplasia in a solitary kidney
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 64:35-7. 2004
    ..To assess the renal function and describe our operative experience with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) in patients with solitary kidneys...
  22. ncbi request reprint Complete daVinci versus laparoscopic pyeloplasty: cost analysis
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Jefferson Building 161, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Endourol 19:327-32. 2005
    ..A relative cost analysis was performed assessing this technology in comparison with purely laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy outcomes from a surgeon's early experience
    Andrew A Wagner
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Urology 70:667-71. 2007
    ..The comparative safety and efficacy of radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) performed by a newly trained surgeon have not been well documented...
  24. doi request reprint Robot-assisted tapered ureteral reimplantation for congenital megaureter
    Alvin C Goh
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, 6620 Main Street, Suite 1325, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Urology 77:742-5. 2011
    ..To discuss the clinical implications of primary obstructed congenital megaureter in the adult and illustrate a minimally-invasive approach for surgical intervention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: replicating the open surgical technique
    Li Ming Su
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Urology 64:123-7. 2004
    ..During LRP and robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy, the use of cautery for hemostasis during nerve dissection is common despite its unknown effects on cavernous nerve function...
  26. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: duplication of open technique
    Mohamad E Allaf
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21237, USA
    Urology 65:575-7. 2005
    ..A modified template dissection that fully duplicates the open technique is now routinely performed at our institution. We describe and show in the accompanying video segments a laparoscopic modified template dissection...
  27. ncbi request reprint Classification and trends of perioperative morbidities following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Mark L Gonzalgo
    Department of Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 174:135-9; discussion 139. 2005
    ..We classified and assessed trends in the incidence, severity and management of perioperative morbidity following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP)...
  28. doi request reprint Association of surgeon subjective characterization of nerve sparing quality with potency following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Adam W Levinson
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 179:1510-4. 2008
    ..We assessed whether a surgeon self-graded assessment of neurovascular bundle preservation quality predicted potency following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surgical performance during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy of two robotic camera holders, EndoAssist and AESOP: a pilot study
    Andrew A Wagner
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 68:70-4. 2006
    ..We compared two such robots, EndoAssist and AESOP, by evaluating timed setup and surgical performance during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Results of computerized tomography guided percutaneous ablation of renal masses with nondiagnostic pre-ablation pathological findings
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    Department of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 176:463-7; discussion 467. 2006
    ..We determined outcomes in patients undergoing ablation who had nondiagnostic biopsies at the time of the procedure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chylous ascites following retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy for testes cancer
    Richard E Link
    Division of Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:226-32; quiz 233. 2006
    ..This was repaired following conversion to an open laparotomy. The patient presented 14 days later with genital swelling and increasing abdominal girth...
  32. doi request reprint The female factor: predicting compliance with a post-prostatectomy erectile preservation program
    Daniel J Moskovic
    Baylor College of Medicine Scott Department of Urology, Houston, TX, USA
    J Sex Med 7:3659-65. 2010
    ..Early post-radical prostatectomy (RP) erectile preservation (EP) therapy may be critical to preserve erections after surgery...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoendoscopic single site (LESS) and conventional laparoscopic donor nephrectomy at a single institution
    Lambros Stamatakis
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine
    BJU Int 112:198-206. 2013
    ..Using this outcome as a surrogate for technical difficulty suggests a relatively shallow learning curve for LESS-DN...
  34. doi request reprint The impact of proximal stone burden on the management of encrusted and retained ureteral stents
    John W Weedin
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Urol 185:542-7. 2011
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  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic sacral colpoperineopexy for treatment of perineal body descent and vaginal vault prolapse
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Urology 64:145-7. 2004
    ..Open sacral colpoperineopexy has been described for the treatment of perineal descent. We present a technique for laparoscopic sacral colpoperineopexy and highlight this approach with accompanying video segments...
  36. doi request reprint Construct validity of the pig intestine model in the simulation of laparoscopic urethrovesical anastomosis: tools for objective evaluation
    John R Boon
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Endourol 22:2713-6. 2008
    ..We examined the construct validity of a porcine-intestine model for ultimately performing a laparoscopic urethrovesical anastomosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Thermal maps around two adjacent cryoprobes creating overlapping ablations in porcine liver, lung, and kidney
    Sompol Permpongkosol
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:283-7. 2007
    ..To determine cryoprobe spacing requirements in order to achieve overlapping ablation zones using the same ablation protocol in porcine liver, lung, and kidney...
  38. ncbi request reprint Physiologic changes during helium insufflation in high-risk patients during laparoscopic renal procedures
    Danil V Makarov
    The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 70:35-7. 2007
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of helium as an insufflant for transabdominal laparoscopic renal surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: a simplified dome advancement technique
    Guilherme C Lima
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 66:1307-9. 2005
    ..This demonstrates a novel laparoscopic bladder dome advancement approach for ureteral reimplantation. This technique obviates the need for bladder pedicle dissection and simplifies the required suturing...
  40. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic excision of a pelvic extragastrointestinal stromal tumor: a case report and literature review
    Joshua M Liao
    Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Can J Urol 18:5731-4. 2011
    ..Our case adds to the understanding of EGISTs and their possible origin and demonstrates that robotic-assisted resection of large pelvic masses can be safe and potentially curative...
  41. ncbi request reprint Exploration for hemorrhage following laparoscopic renal surgery: intraoperative findings
    Sam B Bhayani
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 175:2137-9. 2006
    ..We reviewed operative and postoperative clinical features in patients who required surgical exploration secondary to hemorrhage following laparoscopic renal procedures...