Brian H Eisner

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of an antiretropulsion device to prevent stone retropulsion significantly increases the efficiency of pneumatic lithotripsy: an in vitro study
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BJU Int 104:858-61. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Diabetic kidney stone formers excrete more oxalate and have lower urine pH than nondiabetic stone formers
    Brian H Eisner
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 183:2244-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Lower-pole fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous renal access: which calix is posterior?
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Endourol 23:1621-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Impact of urine sodium on urine risk factors for calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 182:2330-3. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Influence of body mass index on quantitative 24-hour urine chemistry studies in children with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 182:1142-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Ureteral stone location at emergency room presentation with colic
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 182:165-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Differentiating primary from secondary hyperparathyroidism in stone patients: the "thiazide challenge"
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Endourol 23:191-2. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and quantitative 24-hour urine chemistries in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urology 75:1289-93. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Abnormalities of 24-hour urine composition in first-time and recurrent stone-formers
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urology 80:776-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Effect of laser insult on devices used to prevent stone retropulsion during ureteroscopic lithotripsy
    Kaveh Vejdani
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Endourol 23:249-51. 2009

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Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Use of an antiretropulsion device to prevent stone retropulsion significantly increases the efficiency of pneumatic lithotripsy: an in vitro study
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BJU Int 104:858-61. 2009
    ..To compare the efficiency of pneumatic lithotripsy with and without the Accordion antiretropulsion device (PercSys, Palo Alto, CA, USA)...
  2. doi request reprint Diabetic kidney stone formers excrete more oxalate and have lower urine pH than nondiabetic stone formers
    Brian H Eisner
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 183:2244-8. 2010
    ..Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk for nephrolithiasis and those with nephrolithiasis are at risk for diabetes mellitus. We examined 24-hour urine composition in stone formers with and without diabetes mellitus...
  3. doi request reprint Lower-pole fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous renal access: which calix is posterior?
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Endourol 23:1621-5. 2009
    ..We undertook this study to determine the orientation of the lower-pole calices to define the optimal site for lower-pole percutaneous renal access via a posterior calix...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of urine sodium on urine risk factors for calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 182:2330-3. 2009
    ..However, equivocal data exist on whether increased urine sodium actually increases the nephrolithiasis risk. We examined the relationship between urine sodium and urine risk factors for nephrolithiasis...
  5. doi request reprint Influence of body mass index on quantitative 24-hour urine chemistry studies in children with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 182:1142-5. 2009
    ..We examined the association between body mass index and 24-hour urine chemistry studies in children with a history of nephrolithiasis...
  6. doi request reprint Ureteral stone location at emergency room presentation with colic
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 182:165-8. 2009
    ..Textbooks describe these 3 sites as the most likely places for ureteral stones to lodge. We defined the stone position in the ureter when patients first present to the emergency department with colic...
  7. doi request reprint Differentiating primary from secondary hyperparathyroidism in stone patients: the "thiazide challenge"
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Endourol 23:191-2. 2009
    ..We present a reliable method for distinguishing between these two conditions: The "thiazide challenge."..
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and quantitative 24-hour urine chemistries in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urology 75:1289-93. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between body mass index and 24-hour urine constituents in a population of stone-forming patients...
  9. doi request reprint Abnormalities of 24-hour urine composition in first-time and recurrent stone-formers
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urology 80:776-9. 2012
    ..To examine differences in 24-hour urine composition between recurrent and first-time stone-formers...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of laser insult on devices used to prevent stone retropulsion during ureteroscopic lithotripsy
    Kaveh Vejdani
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Endourol 23:249-51. 2009
    ..To examine laser damage to three commercially available devices used to prevent stone retropulsion during ureteroscopic lithotripsy...
  11. doi request reprint Ureteroscopic treatment of patients with small, painful, non-obstructing renal stones: the small stone syndrome
    Ying H Jura
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Nephrol 79:45-9. 2013
    ..We refer to this as "the small stone syndrome". We aim to determine if small non-obstructing calyceal stones may also cause pain and that treatment may relieve this pain...
  12. doi request reprint High dietary magnesium intake decreases hyperoxaluria in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urology 80:780-3. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between urine magnesium and hyperoxaluria in a cohort of patients with recurrent stone formation...
  13. doi request reprint Differences in computed tomography density of the renal papillae of stone formers and non-stone-formers: a pilot study
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Endourol 22:2207-10. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Patients with primary hyperparathyroidism--why do some form stones?
    Aaron D Berger
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:2141-5. 2009
    ..We evaluated the metabolic stone profile in patients presenting for parathyroid surgery and determined whether there were differences between those with and without a history of urinary stones...
  15. doi request reprint Laterality of nephrocalcinosis in kidney stone formers with severe hypocitraturia
    Jesse D Le
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 107:106-10. 2011
    ..Further study to elucidate these intrinsic local factors may further improve the treatment and prevention of urinary stone disease...
  16. doi request reprint Differences in stone size and ureteral dilation between obstructing proximal and distal ureteral calculi
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 72:517-20. 2008
    ..To examine the differences in ureteral dilation and calculus size between obstructing proximal and distal ureteral stones...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of socioeconomic status on 24-hour urine composition in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 80:43-7. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between the poverty and education levels and 24-hour urine composition in patients with nephrolithiasis because little is known about the relationship between socioeconomic status and kidney stone risk...
  18. doi request reprint Gender differences in subcutaneous and perirenal fat distribution
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, GRB 1102, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Surg Radiol Anat 32:879-82. 2010
    ..Body mass index (BMI) has been shown to influence the outcome of various surgical procedures. The purpose of this study is to assess the relationship between BMI, gender, and the distribution of subcutaneous and perirenal fat...
  19. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy: description of technique
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Endourol 22:581-4, discussion 585. 2008
    ..Herein, we describe our technique and experience in robot-assisted laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy (RALU) for the correction of ureteral obstruction in children...
  20. doi request reprint Ureteroscopy for the management of stone disease
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 7:40-5. 2010
    ..We present a summary of the most recent evidence regarding ureteroscopic treatment of ureteral and renal stones, current standard indications, adjunct devices and instruments used during ureteroscopy, and future directions...
  21. doi request reprint Use of the Stone Cone for prevention of calculus retropulsion during holmium:YAG laser lithotripsy: case series and review of the literature
    Brian H Eisner
    Kidney Stone Center, Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urol Int 82:356-60. 2009
    ..Stone retropulsion during ureteroscopic lithotripsy leads to additional procedures for residual calculi. The Stone Cone (Boston Scientific, Natick, Mass., USA) is a device designed to prevent stone migration...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of laser insult on devices used to prevent stone retropulsion during ureteroscopic lithotripsy
    Kaveh Vejdani
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Endourol 23:705-7. 2009
    ..To examine laser damage to three commercially available devices used to prevent stone retropulsion during ureteroscopic lithotripsy...
  23. doi request reprint Computerized tomography magnified bone windows are superior to standard soft tissue windows for accurate measurement of stone size: an in vitro and clinical study
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 181:1710-5. 2009
    ..We determined the most accurate method of measuring urinary stones on computerized tomography...
  24. doi request reprint Ureteral stenting and retrograde pyelography in the office: clinical outcomes, cost effectiveness, and time savings
    Boris Gershman
    Department of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Endourol 27:662-6. 2013
    ..To examine the clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of endourologic procedures performed in the office using standard fluoroscopy and topical anesthesia...
  25. doi request reprint Relationship between serum vitamin D and 24-hour urine calcium in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Urology 80:1007-10. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between serum 25-OH vitamin D and 24-hour urine calcium in patients with nephrolithiasis...
  26. pmc Impact of calcium intake and intestinal calcium absorption on kidney stones in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Urol 187:1287-92. 2012
    ..However, to our knowledge no study has directly assessed this association. Therefore, we explored the relationship among intestinal fractional calcium absorption, calcium intake and nephrolithiasis...
  27. doi request reprint Relationship between glomerular filtration rate and 24-hour urine composition in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Boris Gershman
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 80:38-42. 2012
    ..Alterations in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) are associated with a number of physiological changes...
  28. doi request reprint Causes of renal forniceal rupture
    Boris Gershman
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    BJU Int 108:1909-11; discussion 1912. 2011
    ..This phenomenon has not been systematically studied. Herein we retrospectively review the causes and associated clinical findings in over 100 cases of renal forniceal rupture...
  29. doi request reprint The role of race in determining 24-hour urine composition in white and Asian/Pacific Islander stone formers
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 183:1407-11. 2010
    ..We examined differences in 24-hour urine composition between white and Asian/Pacific Islander stone formers...
  30. doi request reprint An ex-vivo evaluation of the application and strength of a novel laparoscopic knot substitute device
    Thomas Chi
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Endourol 24:95-8. 2010
    ..We present a new device, the ANPA Suturelock, which can be adjusted to increase or decrease suture tension, optimizing tissue apposition...
  31. doi request reprint Pharmacologic treatment of kidney stone disease
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 40:21-30. 2013
    ..The goal is to review the literature with a focus on the highest level of evidence (ie, randomized controlled trials)...
  32. doi request reprint Dietary therapy for patients with hypocitraturic nephrolithiasis
    Michael P Kurtz
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Nat Rev Urol 8:146-52. 2011
    ..Further research is necessary to develop the ideal dietary therapy for hypocitraturic calcium nephrolithiasis...
  33. doi request reprint Adequacy of a single 24-hour urine collection for metabolic evaluation of recurrent nephrolithiasis
    Scott M Castle
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 184:579-83. 2010
    ..We determined whether repeat 24-hour urine collection provides information similar to that of the initial 24-hour urine collection and whether repeat collection is necessary...
  34. doi request reprint Hypertension is associated with increased urinary calcium excretion in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 183:576-9. 2010
    ..Urine calcium or urine citrate may be related to hypertension status. We examined the relationship between hypertension and 24-hour urine composition in patients with nephrolithiasis...
  35. doi request reprint In vitro evaluation of nitinol urological retrieval coil and ureteral occlusion device: retropulsion and holmium laser fragmentation efficiency
    Hak J Lee
    Department of Urology, University of California Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Urol 180:969-73. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Changes in urinary stone risk factors in hypocitraturic calcium oxalate stone formers treated with dietary sodium supplementation
    Marshall L Stoller
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:1140-4. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of supplemental dietary sodium on risk factors for urinary stone disease in stone forming patients with hypocitraturia...
  37. doi request reprint Differential renal function estimation using computerized tomography based renal parenchymal volume measurement
    Shelby N Morrisroe
    Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Urol 183:2289-93. 2010
    ..We propose helical computerized tomography as a more efficient way to gain renal function information. Renal parenchymal volume is measured and percent total renal volume is used as a surrogate marker for differential renal function...
  38. doi request reprint Genitourinary imaging with noncontrast computerized tomography--are we missing duplex ureters?
    Brian H Eisner
    Kidney Stone Center, Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 179:1445-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the ability of noncontrast computerized tomography to detect ureteral duplication to determine how frequently these anomalies are under diagnosed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic reoperative pediatric pyeloplasty with robotic assistance
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 21:1137-40. 2007
    ..This minimally invasive approach is a safe and effective option in the treatment of these challenging reconstructive cases...
  40. ncbi request reprint "Blind coning"--using the Stone Cone for removal of intramural ureteral calculi
    Brian H Eisner
    Kidney Stone Center, Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 69:773-5. 2007
    ..To describe the otherwise heretical technique of "blind" nonureteroscopic extraction of calculi from the intramural ureter using a 7-mm-diameter tapered coil called the "Stone Cone."..
  41. doi request reprint Citrate, malate and alkali content in commonly consumed diet sodas: implications for nephrolithiasis treatment
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 183:2419-23. 2010
    ..We determined citrate, malate and total alkali concentrations in commonly consumed diet sodas to help direct dietary recommendations in patients with hypocitraturic calcium or uric acid nephrolithiasis...
  42. doi request reprint Nanoparticle imaging for genitourinary cancers
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Biomark 5:75-9. 2009
    ..Early results have are promising for bladder, penile, prostate, and testicular cancer. This review provides an overview of the current state of lymphotrophic enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in genitourinary cancers...
  43. doi request reprint Evolving role of magnetic resonance imaging in renal cancer imaging
    Brian H Eisner
    Department of Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Endourol 24:707-11. 2010
    ..In addition, new research shows promise for novel applications of MRI. Herein we review the evolving of MRI in renal cancer imaging...