James A Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi 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
  4. doi 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
  5. doi 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
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. doi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. doi 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...
  4. doi 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...
  5. doi 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...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. doi 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. doi 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)...
  11. ncbi 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)...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. 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)...
  16. doi Reversible renal insufficiency secondary to extrinsic splenic compression of the kidney in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Miriam Hadj-Moussa
    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:796-8. 2010
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  17. ncbi 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. ncbi 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
    ....
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...