Phillip M Pierorazio

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Multiphasic enhancement patterns of small renal masses (≤4 cm) on preoperative computed tomography: utility for distinguishing subtypes of renal cell carcinoma, angiomyolipoma, and oncocytoma
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urology 81:1265-71. 2013
  2. pmc Preoperative characteristics of high-Gleason disease predictive of favourable pathological and clinical outcomes at radical prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 110:1122-8. 2012
  3. pmc Evolution of the clinical presentation of men undergoing radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 109:988-93. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between preoperative prostate-specific antigen and biopsy Gleason sum in men undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy: a novel assessment of traditional predictors of outcome
    Phillip Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 103:38-42. 2009
  5. pmc Robotic-assisted versus traditional laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison of outcomes and evaluation of learning curve
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urology 78:813-9. 2011
  6. pmc Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer in older men: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 105:824-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The significance of a positive bladder neck margin after radical prostatectomy: the American Joint Committee on Cancer Pathological Stage T4 designation is not warranted
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 183:151-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy in older men: survival outcomes in septuagenarians and octogenarians
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 106:791-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A contemporary analysis of outcomes of adenocarcinoma of the prostate with seminal vesicle invasion (pT3b) after radical prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 185:1691-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Pathological and oncologic outcomes for men with positive lymph nodes at radical prostatectomy: The Johns Hopkins Hospital 30-year experience
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    Prostate 73:1673-80. 2013

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Multiphasic enhancement patterns of small renal masses (≤4 cm) on preoperative computed tomography: utility for distinguishing subtypes of renal cell carcinoma, angiomyolipoma, and oncocytoma
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urology 81:1265-71. 2013
    ..To analyze the enhancement patterns of small renal masses (SRMs) during 4-phase computed tomography (CT) imaging to predict histology...
  2. pmc Preoperative characteristics of high-Gleason disease predictive of favourable pathological and clinical outcomes at radical prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 110:1122-8. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Evolution of the clinical presentation of men undergoing radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 109:988-93. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between preoperative prostate-specific antigen and biopsy Gleason sum in men undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy: a novel assessment of traditional predictors of outcome
    Phillip Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 103:38-42. 2009
    ..2 ng/mL) after radical prostatectomy (RP), as the PSA, Gleason sum and clinical stage are commonly used preoperative predictors of outcome in men with localized prostate cancer...
  5. pmc Robotic-assisted versus traditional laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison of outcomes and evaluation of learning curve
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urology 78:813-9. 2011
    ..RALPN has emerged as a minimally invasive alternative to nephron-sparing surgery...
  6. pmc Serum testosterone is associated with aggressive prostate cancer in older men: results from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 105:824-9. 2010
    ..Study Type - Prognosis (inception cohort) Level of Evidence 1b..
  7. doi request reprint The significance of a positive bladder neck margin after radical prostatectomy: the American Joint Committee on Cancer Pathological Stage T4 designation is not warranted
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 183:151-7. 2010
    ..We examined biochemical recurrence-free survival and cancer specific survival in men with a positive bladder neck margin...
  8. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy in older men: survival outcomes in septuagenarians and octogenarians
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 106:791-5. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A contemporary analysis of outcomes of adenocarcinoma of the prostate with seminal vesicle invasion (pT3b) after radical prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 185:1691-7. 2011
    ..We investigated outcomes in men with pT3b disease in the contemporary era...
  10. doi request reprint Pathological and oncologic outcomes for men with positive lymph nodes at radical prostatectomy: The Johns Hopkins Hospital 30-year experience
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    Prostate 73:1673-80. 2013
    ..We report the 30-year institutional experience of radical prostatectomy (RP) for men with clinically localized prostate cancer (PC) found to have lymph node (LN) metastases at surgery...
  11. pmc Trends in immediate perioperative morbidity and delay in discharge after open and minimally invasive radical prostatectomy (RP): a 20-year institutional experience
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 112:45-53. 2013
    ..Specifically, it addresses approach-specific morbidities and indicates that MIRP is associated with higher rates of 'off-pathway' discharge, most often due to ileus...
  12. doi request reprint Preoperative characteristics of men with unfavorable high-Gleason prostate cancer at radical prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:589-94. 2013
    ..We examine biopsy characteristics of men with high-grade PC at RP to better select those who may benefit from surgery...
  13. pmc Contemporaneous comparison of open vs minimally-invasive radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 112:751-7. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Increased intra-abdominal fat predicts perioperative complications following minimally invasive partial nephrectomy
    Michael A Gorin
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Urology 81:1225-30. 2013
    ..To evaluate the anthropometric measurements of body mass index, outer-abdominal fat (OAF) and intra-abdominal fat (IAF) for their utility in predicting perioperative complications following minimally invasive partial nephrectomy...
  15. doi request reprint The accuracy of multidetector computerized tomography for evaluating tumor thrombus in patients with renal cell carcinoma
    Thomas J Guzzo
    The James Buchanan Brady Urologic Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 181:486-90; discussion 491. 2009
    ..We assessed the accuracy of multidetector computerized tomography for predicting tumor thrombus and the level of venous involvement in patients with renal cell carcinoma...
  16. pmc Survival after diagnosis of localized T1a kidney cancer: current population-based practice of surgery and nonsurgical management
    Hiten D Patel
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Biostatistics Department, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Urology 83:126-32. 2014
    ..NSM is being increasingly used for older patients with early-stage kidney cancer and competing risks of death. However, survival is poorly characterized for this approach compared with surgery with PN or RN...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with 5-α reductase inhibitors on progression in monitored men with favourable-risk prostate cancer
    Ashley E Ross
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medicinal Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 110:651-7. 2012
    ....
  18. pmc Long-term survival after radical prostatectomy for men with high Gleason sum in pathologic specimen
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 76:715-21. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term outcomes of patients with high Gleason sum 8-10 at radical prostatectomy (RP) and to identify the predictors of prostate cancer-specific survival (CSS) in this cohort...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of robotic technique and surgical volume on the cost of radical prostatectomy
    Elias S Hyams
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Endourol 27:298-303. 2013
    ..Therefore, we performed a study to define the effect of robotic technology and surgical volume on the cost of RP...
  20. doi request reprint Contemporary evaluation of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network prostate cancer risk classification system
    Adam C Reese
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Urology 80:1075-9. 2012
    ..To analyze the National Comprehensive Cancer Network prostate cancer guidelines pretreatment risk groups in a contemporary series of patients treated with radical prostatectomy...
  21. pmc Comparative analysis of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy techniques in the treatment of localized renal tumors
    Jeffrey K Mullins
    James Brady Buchanan Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Urology 80:316-21. 2012
    ..To report our initial experience with robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy compared with traditional laparoscopic partial nephrectomy...
  22. pmc Anatomic extent of pelvic lymph node dissection: impact on long-term cancer-specific outcomes in men with positive lymph nodes at time of radical prostatectomy
    Trinity J Bivalacqua
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urology 82:653-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of an extended pelvic lymph node (LN) dissection (EPLND) on the oncologic outcomes of men with LN-positive prostate cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery of the kidney: an initial experience
    Hiten D Patel
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Can J Urol 18:5745-50. 2011
    ..We present our initial experience with LESS renal surgery in order to assess safety, feasibility, and early postoperative outcomes...
  24. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for large renal masses: critical assessment of perioperative and oncologic outcomes of stage T2a and T2b tumors
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 79:570-5. 2012
    ..To analyze the perioperative and oncologic outcomes of >7 cm renal tumors treated with laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) at a high-volume academic center. The indications for LRN have expanded to include larger (>7 cm) lesions...
  25. doi request reprint Radiofrequency coagulation-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy without hilar clamping: a feasible technique with excellent outcomes in highly selected patients
    Hiten D Patel
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Endourol 26:58-62. 2012
    ..We retrospectively review a series of patients who underwent clampless LPN with RFC to study the safety and feasibility of this approach...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preoperative risk stratification predicts likelihood of concurrent PSA-free survival, continence, and potency (the trifecta analysis) after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Urology 70:717-22. 2007
    ..To assess the likelihood of biochemical disease-free survival, urinary continence, and sexual potency after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) as an aggregate outcome, the "trifecta" analysis...
  27. pmc Identification of men with the highest risk of early disease recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Debasish Sundi
    Brady Institute of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
    Prostate 74:628-36. 2014
    ..Men destined to have early biochemical recurrence (BCR) following radical prostatectomy (RP) may be optimal candidates for multimodal treatment. Here we identified pre-operative predictors of early BCR within a surgical cohort who recurred...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prognostic risk stratification and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing surgical treatment for renal cell carcinoma with vascular tumor thrombus
    Erica H Lambert
    Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Urology 69:1054-8. 2007
    ..Often, these patients also present with metastatic disease. This study examined the clinical outcome and morbidity of patients with RCC and vascular tumor thrombus treated with aggressive surgical therapy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcome after cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma is predicted by fractional percentage of tumour volume removed
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    BJU Int 100:755-9. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Is prostate-specific antigen surveillance necessary in men with benign prostate pathology following radical cystoprostatectomy for bladder cancer?
    Trinity J Bivalacqua
    James Buchanan Brady Urologic Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urol Int 85:466-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of our study was to analyze the postoperative PSA characteristics of men without prostate cancer who underwent a RCP for bladder cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of hospital volume on perioperative outcomes and costs of radical cystectomy: analysis of the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission database
    Michael A Gorin
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Can J Urol 21:7102-7. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of hospital case volume on perioperative outcomes and costs of radical cystectomy (RC) after controlling for differences in patient case mix...
  32. doi request reprint Tumor complexity predicts malignant disease for small renal masses
    Jeffrey K Mullins
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 188:2072-6. 2012
    ..A significant proportion of malignant tumors are low grade and potentially indolent. We evaluated whether preoperative patient and tumor characteristics are associated with adverse pathological features...
  33. doi request reprint Trends in renal surgery: robotic technology is associated with increased use of partial nephrectomy
    Hiten D Patel
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 189:1229-35. 2013
    ..An explanation is the learning curve associated with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. We analyzed state trends in renal surgery and their relationship to the introduction of robotic technology...
  34. ncbi request reprint Radical prostatectomy outcome in men 65 years old or older with low risk prostate cancer
    Jeffrey K Mullins
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 187:1620-5. 2012
    ..We examined the proportion and outcomes of men 65 years old or older with low risk disease who underwent radical prostatectomy at our institution...
  35. doi request reprint Upgrading and downgrading of prostate cancer from biopsy to radical prostatectomy: incidence and predictive factors using the modified Gleason grading system and factoring in tertiary grades
    Jonathan I Epstein
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur Urol 61:1019-24. 2012
    ..Prior studies assessing the correlation of Gleason score (GS) at needle biopsy and corresponding radical prostatectomy (RP) predated the use of the modified Gleason scoring system and did not factor in tertiary grade patterns...
  36. pmc Prognostic Gleason grade grouping: data based on the modified Gleason scoring system
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and The James Brady Buchannan Urological Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BJU Int 111:753-60. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Corporal Burnett "Snake" surgical maneuver for the treatment of ischemic priapism: long-term followup
    Robert L Segal
    Department of Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2162, USA
    J Urol 189:1025-9. 2013
    ..We provide long-term followup on a modification of the Al-Ghorab distal penile corporoglanular shunt surgery for the treatment of ischemic priapism...
  38. pmc Ureteral stents placed at the time of urinary diversion decreases postoperative morbidity
    Jeffrey K Mullins
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA jmulli12 jhmi edu
    Urol Int 88:66-70. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of stenting ureteroenteric anastomoses on postoperative stricture rate and gastrointestinal recovery in continent and noncontinent urinary diversions (UDs)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of locally advanced and metastatic disease in patients with small renal masses
    Max Kates
    Department of Urology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    BJU Int 109:1463-7. 2012
    ..In a large sampling of the US population, older patients and men were more likely to have small renal masses at an advanced stage...
  40. ncbi request reprint Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: presentation and management in the era of laparoscopy
    Thomas J Guzzo
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BJU Int 104:1265-8. 2009
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Prostate volume and pathologic prostate cancer outcomes after radical prostatectomy
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Urology 70:696-701. 2007
    ..To more clearly elucidate the relationship between prostate volume (PV) and prostate cancer parameters...
  42. doi request reprint In-hospital death and hospital-acquired complications among patients undergoing partial cystectomy for bladder cancer in the United States
    Max Kates
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:53.e9-14. 2014
    ..We estimated annual rates of PC in a nationally representative sample of hospitals, and analyzed whether hospital volume affects postoperative outcomes and costs in patients undergoing PC...
  43. ncbi request reprint Lymphangiography with sclerotherapy: a novel therapy for refractory chylous ascites
    Jeffrey K Mullins
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6250-4. 2012
    ..We report the outcomes of a small series of patients with refractory chylous ascites following urologic surgery treated with lymphangiography +/- sclerotherapy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of elderly patients undergoing laparoscopic renal procedures
    Thomas J Guzzo
    James Buchanan Brady Urologic Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 73:572-6. 2009
    ..S. population. The outcomes of elderly patients undergoing laparoscopic renal procedures are less well defined than those of younger patients...
  45. doi request reprint Initial atypical diagnosis with carcinoma on subsequent prostate needle biopsy: findings at radical prostatectomy
    Ying bei Chen
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 184:1953-7. 2010
    ..Limited data exist on radical prostatectomy findings performed for cancer on repeat biopsy following an initial atypical biopsy (atypical glands suspicious but not diagnostic for carcinoma)...
  46. doi request reprint Graft reconstruction of inferior vena cava for renal cell carcinoma stage pT3b or greater
    Elias S Hyams
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Urology 78:838-43. 2011
    ..Renal cell carcinoma has the potential to propagate and invade the IVC, requiring resection and/or reconstruction of the IVC concurrently with radical nephrectomy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Open, laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy: optimizing the surgical approach
    Trinity J Bivalacqua
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Surg Oncol 18:233-41. 2009
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Daily phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor therapy as rescue for recurrent ischemic priapism after failed androgen ablation
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Ave, Marburg 407, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Androl 32:371-4. 2011
    ..Our treatment of recurrent priapism implicates androgens and both biochemical and neurovascular control mechanisms in the penis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Optimizing renal cortical neoplasm tissue sampling through a modified biopsy technique: laboratory experience and initial clinical experience
    Gregory W Hruby
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Urology 70:431-4. 2007
    ..We then applied our laboratory findings to clinical practice to improve our biopsy results during laparoscopic renal cryoablation procedures...
  50. pmc Race and sex disparities in the treatment of older patients with T1a renal cell carcinoma: a comorbidity-controlled competing-risks model
    Hiten D Patel
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD Epidemiology and Biostatistics Concentration, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:576-83. 2014
    ..Few studies, reporting conflicting results, have investigated race and sex disparities specifically among patients with small renal masses...
  51. pmc Active surveillance for small renal masses
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
    Rev Urol 14:13-9. 2012
    ..This article reviews the current data regarding AS for SRM, operational considerations for an AS program, and criteria for safely selecting patients for this treatment strategy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Expedited struvite-stone dissolution using a high-flow low-pressure irrigation system
    Sean Collins
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Endourol 21:1153-8. 2007
    ..We evaluated the utility of a high-flow low-pressure irrigation system, designed to minimize the disadvantages of chemolysis, for struvite-stone dissolution...
  53. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgical training: challenges and solutions
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:208-13. 2009
    ..Ultimately, programs must provide an intense hands-on experience to trainees in all minimally invasive surgical aspects for optimal training...
  54. doi request reprint Corporal "snake" maneuver: corporoglanular shunt surgical modification for ischemic priapism
    Arthur L Burnett
    Department of Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 2411, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1171-6. 2009
    ..Current surgical shunting procedures for major ischemic priapism do not always effectively resolve acute presentations of this disorder...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gender discrepancies in the diagnosis of renal cortical tumors
    Phillip M Pierorazio
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    World J Urol 25:81-5. 2007
    ..4 vs. 4.5%), women were more likely to have chromophobe histology (11.2 vs. 5.0%; P = 0.006). Differences in demographics, pathologic parameters and histologic sub-typing are observed between men and women treated for renal masses...
  56. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of surgical energy devices for vessel sealing and peripheral energy spread in a porcine model
    Gregory W Hruby
    Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 178:2689-93. 2007
    ..Vessel sealing capabilities and the peripheral energy spread associated with currently available energy based surgical instruments were evaluated...