Angela M Arlen

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Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Controversies in the Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux
    Angela M Arlen
    Departments of Urology and Pediatrics, The University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3RCP, Iowa City, IA, 52242 1089, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 16:64. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Further analysis of the Glans-Urethral Meatus-Shaft (GMS) hypospadias score: correlation with postoperative complications
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 11:71.e1-5. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Is routine voiding cystourethrogram necessary following double hit for primary vesicoureteral reflux?
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 11:40.e1-5. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty in the treatment of urethral strictures: experience using the two-surgeon technique
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:74-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Sacral neuromodulation for refractory urge incontinence is less effective following spinal surgery
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:142-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Emergency room visits and readmissions after pediatric urologic surgery
    Angela M Arlen
    Emory University School of Medicine, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:712-6. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Early effect of American Academy of Pediatrics Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines on radiographic imaging and diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux in the emergency room setting
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics TL, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Urol 193:1760-5. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Vesicoureteral reflux index (VURx): a novel tool to predict primary reflux improvement and resolution in children less than 2 years of age
    Andrew J Kirsch
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:1249-54. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Effective endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of pediatric occult vesicoureteral reflux with intermediate to long-term follow-up
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Emory University, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:1095-9. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Health-related Quality of Life in Children With Prune-belly Syndrome and Their Caregivers
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
    Urology 87:224-7. 2016

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Controversies in the Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux
    Angela M Arlen
    Departments of Urology and Pediatrics, The University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 3RCP, Iowa City, IA, 52242 1089, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 16:64. 2015
    ..Management should be individualized and based on patient age, health, risk of subsequent renal injury, clinical course, renal function, and parental preference. ..
  2. doi request reprint Further analysis of the Glans-Urethral Meatus-Shaft (GMS) hypospadias score: correlation with postoperative complications
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 11:71.e1-5. 2015
    ..We classified boys undergoing primary hypospadias repair to determine the correlation between GMS score and postoperative complications...
  3. doi request reprint Is routine voiding cystourethrogram necessary following double hit for primary vesicoureteral reflux?
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 11:40.e1-5. 2015
    ..We evaluated the clinical and radiographic outcomes of children undergoing Double HIT (hydrodistention implantation technique) for primary VUR to determine success rates and the necessity of postoperative VCUG...
  4. doi request reprint Buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty in the treatment of urethral strictures: experience using the two-surgeon technique
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:74-9. 2010
    ..Our two-surgeon technique minimizes anesthesia and operative times, and contributes to the overall high success rate and relatively low complication rate...
  5. doi request reprint Sacral neuromodulation for refractory urge incontinence is less effective following spinal surgery
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:142-6. 2011
    ..Clinical success can be achieved using sacral neuromodulation in patients with voiding dysfunction and a history of spinal surgery; however, those with urge incontinence are less likely to report significant improvement...
  6. doi request reprint Emergency room visits and readmissions after pediatric urologic surgery
    Angela M Arlen
    Emory University School of Medicine, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:712-6. 2014
    ..Reducing readmissions has become a focal point to increase quality of care while reducing costs. We report all-cause unplanned return visits following urologic surgery in children at our institution...
  7. doi request reprint Early effect of American Academy of Pediatrics Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines on radiographic imaging and diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux in the emergency room setting
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics TL, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Urol 193:1760-5. 2015
    ..We compared evaluations in these patients with febrile urinary tract infection before and after guideline publication...
  8. doi request reprint Vesicoureteral reflux index (VURx): a novel tool to predict primary reflux improvement and resolution in children less than 2 years of age
    Andrew J Kirsch
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:1249-54. 2014
    ..We aimed to identify factors associated with VUR resolution in children less than 2 years of age and to design a simple scoring tool to predict improvement and resolution...
  9. doi request reprint Effective endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of pediatric occult vesicoureteral reflux with intermediate to long-term follow-up
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Emory University, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:1095-9. 2014
    ..We compared fUTI rates before and after endoscopic treatment of patients with suspected occult VUR...
  10. doi request reprint Health-related Quality of Life in Children With Prune-belly Syndrome and Their Caregivers
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
    Urology 87:224-7. 2016
    ..To compare health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children with prune-belly syndrome (PBS) and their caregivers to healthy controls, as children and adolescents with PBS face numerous potential physical and psychosocial challenges...
  11. doi request reprint Rapid construction of sigmoid bladder augmentation using absorbable staples: long-term results and comparison to standard colocystoplasty in children with neurogenic bladder
    Angela M Arlen
    Emory University School of Medicine, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:284-8. 2014
    ..Absorbable staples facilitate detubularization and reconfiguration of the bowel when performing augmentation colocystoplasty. We compared the outcomes of stapled sigmoid augmentation with standard sutured colocystoplasty...
  12. doi request reprint Does augmentation cystoplasty with continent reconstruction at a young age increase the risk of complications or secondary surgeries?
    Laura S Merriman
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 11:41.e1-5. 2015
    ..We compared complications and need for secondary surgeries in children 3-5 years of age undergoing AC with continent reconstruction to those ≥ 6 years old...
  13. doi request reprint The GMS hypospadias score: assessment of inter-observer reliability and correlation with post-operative complications
    Laura S Merriman
    Department of Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia Pediatric Urology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 9:707-12. 2013
    ..An agreed upon method for describing the severity of hypospadias has not been established. Herein we assess the inter-observer reliability of the GMS hypospadias score and correlate it with the risk of a post-operative complication...
  14. doi request reprint Temporal pattern of vesicoureteral reflux on voiding cystourethrogram correlates with dynamic endoscopic hydrodistention grade of ureteral orifice
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University School of Medicine TL, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Urol 192:1503-7. 2014
    ..Along with grade, early vesicoureteral reflux on voiding cystourethrogram provides prognostic information regarding spontaneous resolution of reflux. We hypothesized that reflux timing is predictive of endoscopic hydrodistention grade...
  15. doi request reprint Phantom urinary incontinence in children with bladder-bowel dysfunction
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    Urology 84:685-8. 2014
    ..We have termed this entity "phantom" urinary incontinence (PUI)...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical manifestations and management of prune-belly syndrome in a large contemporary pediatric population
    Natan E Seidel
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    Urology 85:211-5. 2015
    ..To review the clinical manifestations and operative management of a large contemporary pediatric cohort of patients with prune-belly syndrome (PBS)...
  17. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance urography for diagnosis of pediatric ureteral stricture
    Angela M Arlen
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    J Pediatr Urol 10:792-8. 2014
    ..We evaluated ureteral strictures diagnosed by magnetic resonance urography (MRU) at our institution...
  18. doi request reprint Current trends in dextranomer hyaluronic acid copolymer (Deflux) injection technique for endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux
    Andrew J Kirsch
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Urology 84:462-8. 2014
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  19. doi request reprint Bladder volume at onset of vesicoureteral reflux is an independent risk factor for breakthrough febrile urinary tract infection
    Siobhan E Alexander
    Departments of Urology and Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Urol 193:1342-6. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that reflux occurring earlier during bladder filling increases the duration of exposure of the kidneys to bacteria, and, therefore, increases the risk of pyelonephritis...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluation of new Deflux administration techniques: intraureteric HIT and Double HIT for the endoscopic correction of vesicoureteral reflux
    Andrew J Kirsch
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 11:439-46. 2014
    ..Endoscopic injection of dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer, via the HIT and Double HIT, has emerged as a highly successful, minimally invasive alternative to open surgical correction, with minimal associated morbidity. ..
  21. doi request reprint Disorders of the bladder and cloacal anomaly
    Angela M Arlen
    Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Clin Perinatol 41:695-707. 2014
    ..Persistent cloaca is an anomaly occurring in girls, in which a common cavity exists into which the intestinal, urinary, and reproductive tracts all open. It is also often diagnosed on prenatal imaging. ..