Alberto Breda

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi In vivo efficacy of laparoscopic assisted percutaneous renal cryotherapy: evidence based guidelines for the practicing urologist
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 179:333-7. 2008
  2. doi Flexible ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy for multiple unilateral intrarenal stones
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1190-6. 2009
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for upper-pole moiety in children using a 3-mm laparoscope and instruments
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Endourol 21:883-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Positive margins in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in 855 cases: a multi-institutional survey from the United States and Europe
    A Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA, and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 178:47-50; discussion 50. 2007
  5. ncbi Patterns of recurrence and surveillance strategies for renal cell carcinoma following surgical resection
    Alberto Breda
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Urology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:847-62. 2007
  6. ncbi Association of bowel rest and ketorolac analgesia with short hospital stay after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Urology 69:828-31. 2007
  7. doi Complications of laparoscopic surgery for renal masses: prevention, management, and comparison with the open experience
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    Eur Urol 55:836-50. 2009
  8. ncbi Use of haemostatic agents and glues during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional survey from the United States and Europe of 1347 cases
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Eur Urol 52:798-803. 2007
  9. ncbi Complications of laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy and their management: the UCLA experience
    A Breda
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Urology 69:49-52. 2007
  10. ncbi Editorial comment on: The learning curve in the training of percutaneous nephrolithotomy
    Alberto Breda
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Urol 52:211-2. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi In vivo efficacy of laparoscopic assisted percutaneous renal cryotherapy: evidence based guidelines for the practicing urologist
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 179:333-7. 2008
    ..We compared the lesion geometry of 3, 17 gauge cryoneedles to determine the most effective distance and configuration of the cryoneedles in an in vivo porcine kidney model...
  2. doi Flexible ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy for multiple unilateral intrarenal stones
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1190-6. 2009
    ..External shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) have been the standard of care for the treatment of intrarenal calculi...
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for upper-pole moiety in children using a 3-mm laparoscope and instruments
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Endourol 21:883-5. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first pediatric heminephrectomy series reported in the literature that utilized these small instruments...
  4. ncbi Positive margins in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in 855 cases: a multi-institutional survey from the United States and Europe
    A Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA, and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    J Urol 178:47-50; discussion 50. 2007
    ..We examined the practice patterns and pathological outcomes following laparoscopic partial nephrectomy...
  5. ncbi Patterns of recurrence and surveillance strategies for renal cell carcinoma following surgical resection
    Alberto Breda
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Urology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:847-62. 2007
    ..Lastly, molecular markers should, in the future, revolutionize surveillance protocols for RCC by tailoring follow-up to specific molecular classifications...
  6. ncbi Association of bowel rest and ketorolac analgesia with short hospital stay after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Urology 69:828-31. 2007
    ..3 days. We report the positive effect of preoperative bowel rest and the use of ketorolac for postoperative analgesia on reducing the hospital stay after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy...
  7. doi Complications of laparoscopic surgery for renal masses: prevention, management, and comparison with the open experience
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    Eur Urol 55:836-50. 2009
    ..The initial excitement about the laparoscopic treatment of renal masses has been tempered by concerns related to increased operative time, technical complexity, and the suitability of laparoscopic approaches to oncologic surgery...
  8. ncbi Use of haemostatic agents and glues during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional survey from the United States and Europe of 1347 cases
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Eur Urol 52:798-803. 2007
    ..Haemostatic agents (HAs) and/or glues may reduce haemorrhage and urine leakage. We sought to examine the current practice patterns for urologists performing LPN with regard to HA use and its relationship with bleeding and urine leakage...
  9. ncbi Complications of laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy and their management: the UCLA experience
    A Breda
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Urology 69:49-52. 2007
    ..The complication rate has been reported at 6.4% to 16.5%. We present the initial University of California, Los Angeles experience with the complications and their management during LLDN...
  10. ncbi Editorial comment on: The learning curve in the training of percutaneous nephrolithotomy
    Alberto Breda
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Urol 52:211-2. 2007
  11. ncbi Laparoscopic renal surgery for benign disease
    Joseph C Liao
    Department of Urology, Stanford University School of Medicine and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, MC112, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 8:12-8. 2007
    ..We discuss the technical aspects of both transperitoneal and retroperitoneal approaches. Finally, laparoscopic cyst decortication and some of the novel applications of laparoscopic renal surgery are highlighted...
  12. doi Comparison of accuracy of 14-, 18- and 20-G needles in ex-vivo renal mass biopsy: a prospective, blinded study
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BJU Int 105:940-5. 2010
    ..To prospectively determine the accuracy of 14-, 18- and 20-G core needle biopsies to render the appropriate histological diagnosis of solid, enhancing renal masses, using a controlled, ex-vivo biopsy technique...
  13. doi Standardized linear port configuration to improve operative ergonomics in laparoscopic renal and adrenal surgery: experience with 1264 cases
    Jonathan D Harper
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Endourol 25:1769-73. 2011
    ..A standardized linear port configuration has been used for nearly all transperitoneal urologic surgery at our institution. The purpose of this article is to describe our experience with this simplified approach and its advantages...
  14. doi Flexible ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy for single intrarenal stones 2 cm or greater--is this the new frontier?
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 179:981-4. 2008
    ..Flexible ureteroscopy with holmium laser lithotripsy is a minimally invasive treatment modality that is able to treat large intrarenal calculi with the potential to decrease morbidity, while maintaining a high level of efficacy...
  15. ncbi Incidence of ureteral strictures after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    Alberto Breda
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Urol 176:1065-8. 2006
    ..To test this hypothesis we examined our series of patients for the incidence of ureteral strictures when the gonadal vein was not preserved with the specimen during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy...
  16. doi Importance of surgical margins in the management of renal cell carcinoma
    John S Lam
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 5:308-17. 2008
    ..Intraoperative use of ultrasound, cold-scissor parenchymal transection, embolization, and hilar clamping to achieve a bloodless operative field with clear visibility, may minimize the risk of positive margins during partial nephrectomy...
  17. doi Laparoendoscopic single-site porcine nephrectomy using a novel valveless trocar system
    John T Leppert
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    J Endourol 25:119-22. 2011
    ..We present our initial experience with valveless trocars in traditional urologic laparoscopic cases and a porcine LESS nephrectomy series...
  18. doi Management and outcomes of tumor recurrence after focal ablation renal therapy
    Alberto Breda
    Institute of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Endourol 24:749-52. 2010
    ..This review intends to provide a comprehensive overview of management options and outcomes after failed focal ablation renal therapy. In addition, it presents how patients in whom CA and RFA fail are treated at our institution...
  19. ncbi Evolving principles of surgical management and prognostic factors for outcome in renal cell carcinoma
    John S Lam
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles Kidney Cancer Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5565-75. 2006
    ..This review will examine the evolving principles in the surgical management of RCC as well as provide an update on current staging modalities and prognostic factors...
  20. ncbi Prognostic factors and selection for clinical studies of patients with kidney cancer
    John S Lam
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 65:235-62. 2008
    ..This review will examine the current staging modalities and prognostic factors associated with RCC as well as the selection of patients most likely to benefit from clinical trials...
  21. ncbi Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    John S Lam
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 177:1652-8. 2007
    ..We quantified the burden of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in the United States by identifying trends in the use of health care resources and estimating the economic impact of the disease...
  22. doi Experience with 750 consecutive laparoscopic donor nephrectomies--is it time to use a standardized classification of complications?
    J D Harper
    Department of Urology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 183:1941-6. 2010
    ..We present the largest series to our knowledge of laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy by a single surgeon...
  23. doi Percutaneous cystolithotomy for calculi in reconstructed bladders: initial UCLA experience
    Alberto Breda
    Division of Endourology, Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 183:1989-93. 2010
    ..Following bladder augmentation, patients are at significant risk for bladder calculi. We present our experience with a minimally invasive treatment approach using endoscopically assisted percutaneous cystolithotomy...
  24. ncbi Complications of laparoscopic renal surgery
    J Bergman
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:417-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this manuscript is to review the complications associated with laparoscopic renal surgery in general, with specific attention paid to laparoscopic radical, partial, pediatric, and donor nephrectomy...
  25. ncbi Less smoke and minimal tissue carbonization using a thulium laser for laparoscopic partial nephrectomy without hilar clamping in a porcine model
    Matthew H Bui
    J Endourol 21:1107-11. 2007
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  26. doi Editorial comment on: modified supine versus prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy for renal stones treatable with a single percutaneous access: a prospective randomized trial
    Alberto Breda
    Eur Urol 54:202-3. 2008