James A Brown

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Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Delayed orchiectomy at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection due to laterality of retroperitoneal metastatic pattern consistent with testicular primary: assessment of pathologic findings
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Urology 71:911-4. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (HALNU): an assessment of the impact of obesity in 50 procedures
    James A Brown
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:61-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Incorporation of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy into an academic training program: an assessment of the utility of a 3-month minifellowship
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:435-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic ureterolysis to treat ureteral obstruction secondary to idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis: assessment of a novel technique and initial series
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Urology 68:46-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy: analysis of distal ureterectomy technique, margin status, and surgical outcomes
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 66:1192-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Transperitoneal versus extraperitoneal approach to laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: an assessment of 156 cases
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 65:320-4. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy after neoadjuvant hormonal therapy: an apparently safe and effective procedure
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:335-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: six months of fellowship training doesn't prevent the learning curve when incorporating into a lower volume practice
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:144-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy compared with open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:102-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathologic comparison of laparoscopic versus open radical retropubic prostatectomy specimens
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 62:481-6. 2003

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Delayed orchiectomy at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection due to laterality of retroperitoneal metastatic pattern consistent with testicular primary: assessment of pathologic findings
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Urology 71:911-4. 2008
    ..We reviewed the pathologic data of patients presenting with these clinical findings after delayed orchiectomy at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (PC-RPLND)...
  2. doi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (HALNU): an assessment of the impact of obesity in 50 procedures
    James A Brown
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:61-8. 2008
    ..The aims of this study was to review our experience with hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (HALNU) and to evaluate the impact of body-mass index (BMI) on outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Incorporation of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy into an academic training program: an assessment of the utility of a 3-month minifellowship
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:435-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the amount of training necessary for a midcareer urologic surgeon to incorporate hand-assisted laparoscopic (HAL) renal surgery into an academic practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic ureterolysis to treat ureteral obstruction secondary to idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis: assessment of a novel technique and initial series
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Urology 68:46-9. 2006
    ..To describe a novel technique and assess an initial series of hand-assisted laparoscopic ureterolysis for the treatment of retroperitoneal fibrosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy: analysis of distal ureterectomy technique, margin status, and surgical outcomes
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 66:1192-6. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Transperitoneal versus extraperitoneal approach to laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: an assessment of 156 cases
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 65:320-4. 2005
    ..Both TP-LRP and EP-LRP have been touted as effective techniques for performing LRP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy after neoadjuvant hormonal therapy: an apparently safe and effective procedure
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:335-8. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: six months of fellowship training doesn't prevent the learning curve when incorporating into a lower volume practice
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:144-8. 2009
    ..To assess whether 6 months of standard laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) training reduces the learning curve...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy compared with open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:102-6. 2004
    ..The types of complications differed between the LRP and RRP cohorts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathologic comparison of laparoscopic versus open radical retropubic prostatectomy specimens
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Urology 62:481-6. 2003
    ..To compare the pathologic evaluation of 60 sequential laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) specimens with 60 sequential and 60 stage and grade-matched open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) cohort specimens...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative endorectal MRI stage classification on neurovascular bundle sparing aggressiveness and the radical prostatectomy positive margin rate
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Urol Oncol 27:174-9. 2009
    ..Our goal is to determine the impact of preoperative endorectal magnetic resonance imaging (eMRI) staging upon NVB sparing aggressiveness and the RP surgical margin rate...
  12. doi request reprint Concordance of preoperative prostate endorectal MRI with subsequent prostatectomy specimen in high-risk prostate cancer patients
    Kenneth G Nepple
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Urol Oncol 31:601-6. 2013
    ..Endorectal MRI (ER-MRI) may identify areas suspicious for prostate cancer. We evaluated the accuracy of ER-MRI compared with subsequent pathology specimen from prostatectomy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of fellowship training in initiating a laparoscopic donor nephrectomy program
    Kamran P Sajadi
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:425-8. 2007
    ..He subsequently performed 30 HAL renal surgeries prior to initiating our hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (HALDN) program...
  14. ncbi request reprint High yield of saturation prostate biopsy for patients with previous negative biopsies and small prostates
    Kamran P Sajadi
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912 4050, USA
    Urology 70:691-5. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the patient characteristics for which repeat biopsy by SPB provides the greatest utility for prostate cancer detection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and body mass index: an assessment of 151 sequential cases
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 173:442-5. 2005
    ..We reviewed our LRP series to determine the effect of body mass index (BMI) on operative time, blood loss, anastomotic leakage, positive margins, length of stay, complications, urinary continence and erectile function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hand assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for peripheral and central lesions: a review of 30 consecutive cases
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19317, USA
    J Urol 171:1443-6. 2004
    ..We reviewed our first 30 hand assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomies and compared the results of 8 centrally located vs 22 peripherally located tumors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pathologic upstaging after laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Mahesh C Goel
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 22:2257-61. 2008
    ..We studied patients undergoing laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) to determine the extent of upstaging on histopathology evaluation and correlated the clinical and pathology staging to determine the factors responsible for upstaging...
  18. pmc Ureteral clipping simplifies hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    JSLS 14:531-3. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients after laparoscopic prosthetic mesh inguinal herniorrhaphy
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2698, USA
    Urology 63:380-2. 2004
    ..The second patient had undergone bilateral transabdominal preperitoneal mesh inguinal herniorrhaphy 1 year previously...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ventriculoperitoneal shunt externalization during laparoscopic prostatectomy
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 63:1183-5. 2004
    ..Increasingly, this surgery is performed laparoscopically. We describe externalizing the ventriculoperitoneal shunt outside the abdomen in a patient undergoing extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  21. ncbi request reprint A multi-institution, minimally invasive urological oncology fellowship: a critical assessment of the clinical training and academic benefits
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    J Urol 176:2619-23; discussion 2623. 2006
    ..We evaluated the clinical training and academic productivity of a unique minimally invasive urological oncology fellowship performed in 3-month rotations at 4 institutions...
  22. doi request reprint Metallic full-length ureteral stents: does urinary tract infection cause obstruction?
    James A Brown
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia Hospitals and Clinics, Augusta, GA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1566-73. 2010
    ..However, metallic ureteral stents are not immune to obstruction, migration, and associated discomfort. Stent obstruction appears to be increased in patients with postoperative UTI...
  23. doi request reprint Lower extremity neuropathies after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy on a split-leg table
    Gokhan Koc
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    J Endourol 26:1026-9. 2012
    ..We report our incidence of lower extremity neuropathies associated with RALP using split-leg positioning and review patient and surgical variables associated with this complication...
  24. pmc Bilateral hand-assisted laparoscopic renal surgery in the supine position: the spleen at risk
    James A Brown
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    JSLS 15:27-31. 2011
    ..We evaluated the safety of simultaneous bilateral renal procedures performed using hand-assisted laparoscopy (HAL) with the patient in the supine position...
  25. ncbi request reprint Normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass with beating heart for management of renal cell carcinoma with atrial tumor thrombus
    Domenico Calcaterra
    From the Division of Cardiac Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN USA and Divisions of Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Anesthesia, and Urology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA USA
    Innovations (Phila) 8:316-9. 2013
    ..We report a different operative approach using normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass, with the expectation of lowering the rate of blood product transfusions, hospital length of stay, and overall incidence of complications. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Partial nephrectomy: novel closure technique using bovine pericardium
    Matthew A Uhlman
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 1089, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6485-8. 2012
    ..Here we describe a novel PN closure technique that provides additional strength and hemostasis by incorporating bovine pericardium...
  27. doi request reprint Utility of ¹⁸F-FDG PET/CT in identifying penile squamous cell carcinoma metastatic lymph nodes
    Henry M Rosevear
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Urol Oncol 30:723-6. 2012
    ..We review a single institutional experience of (18)F-FDG PET/CT imaging of SCCA of the penis to assess for accuracy and potential impact on clinical management...
  28. ncbi request reprint Optical-access visual obturator trocar entry into desufflated abdomen during laparoscopy: assessment after 96 cases
    James A Brown
    Department of Urology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 19:853-5. 2005
    ..The introduction of optical-access laparoscopic trocars was met with enthusiasm and the impression that these devices provide safer access with decreased complication rates. However, serious complications have been reported...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of surgical clips prevents suture slippage when ligating folded vas deferens during vasectomy
    Miriam Hadj-Moussa
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5213-5. 2010
    ..We describe a technique of surgical clip placement, which prevents slippage when ligating the folded vas deferens during vasectomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of a warming bath to prevent lens fogging during laparoscopy
    James A Brown
    Section of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Endourol 22:2413-4. 2008
    ..To describe a techique of using a warming bath to prevent lens fogging during laparoscopy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ureteroileal anastomotic strictures after a Bricker ileal conduit: 50 case assessment of the impact of conversion from a slit incision to a "shield shaped" ileotomy
    Marina Cheng
    Division of Urology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Can J Urol 18:5644-9. 2011
    ..Ureteroileal anastomotic stricture is a late complication of Bricker ileal conduits. We report our utilization of a "shield shaped" rather than a standard slit ileotomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Radical nephrectomy and inferior vena caval thrombectomy: outcomes in a lower volume practice
    John B Calhoun
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, USA
    Can J Urol 18:5537-41. 2011
    ..We reviewed the outcomes of a lower volume practice (1-2 cases per year) experience with radical nephrectomy with infra/retrohepatic vena caval thrombectomy (RNCT)...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of renal artery occlusion techniques in hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Endourol 23:933-7. 2009
    ..This study assessed differences in outcomes between left renal artery clipping and stapling techniques in hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy (HALDN)...
  34. pmc Effect of high shock number on acute complication development after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
    Miriam Hadj-Moussa
    Section of Urology, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Endourol 27:1015-9. 2013
    ..We assessed whether high shock number is associated with higher rates of acute complication development after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of equine herpesvirus-1 infection among Thoroughbreds residing on a farm on which the virus was endemic
    James A Brown
    Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 231:577-80. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) infection among Thoroughbreds residing on a farm on which the virus was known to be endemic...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lateral gluteal myonecrosis in a patient undergoing partial nephrectomy in the modified flank position
    James A Brown
    David Grant United States Air Force Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California, USA
    Urology 61:462. 2003
    ..The patient was treated with aggressive intravenous fluid hydration and hyperbaric oxygen therapy with maintenance of normal renal function and near complete recovery of gluteal muscle function...