Lee E Ponsky

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Single access site laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: initial clinical experience
    Lee E Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 22:663-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The Hem-o-lok clip is safe for laparoscopic nephrectomy: a multi-institutional review
    Lee Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Urology 71:593-6. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Renal radiosurgery: initial clinical experience with histological evaluation
    Lee E Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Surg Innov 14:265-9. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery: myth or reality?
    Lee E Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Department of Urology, Institute for Surgery and Innovation, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 23:733-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A Pfannenstiel single-site nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy: a practical application of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery
    Lee E Ponsky
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5046, USA
    Urology 74:482-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Pure natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy using standard laparoscopic instruments in the porcine model
    Justin P Isariyawongse
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 22:1087-91. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) nephrectomy through a Pfannenstiel incision: porcine model
    Matthew L Steinway
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5046, USA
    J Endourol 23:1293-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Image-guided biopsy of small renal masses in the era of ablative therapies
    Sepehr Salem
    Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies Center, Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Urol 20:580-4. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy: a feasibility study
    Edward E Cherullo
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 169:2360-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Rapid communication: transvaginal single-port NOTES nephrectomy: initial laboratory experience
    Ralph V Clayman
    Department of Urology, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 21:640-4. 2007

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Single access site laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: initial clinical experience
    Lee E Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 22:663-6. 2008
    ..We present the initial clinical experience with single access site (SAS) laparoscopic radical nephrectomy...
  2. doi request reprint The Hem-o-lok clip is safe for laparoscopic nephrectomy: a multi-institutional review
    Lee Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Urology 71:593-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the safety and reliability of the Hem-o-lok clips for the control of the renal artery during laparoscopic nephrectomies...
  3. doi request reprint Renal radiosurgery: initial clinical experience with histological evaluation
    Lee E Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Surg Innov 14:265-9. 2007
    ..The authors are extremely encouraged and cautiously optimistic with the initial results. Radiosurgery for renal tumors appears to be safe at this initial dose level...
  4. doi request reprint Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery: myth or reality?
    Lee E Ponsky
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Department of Urology, Institute for Surgery and Innovation, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 23:733-5. 2009
    ..Although the promise of "scarless" surgery entices clinicians and the public alike, care must be taken to introduce novel techniques as safely as possible with critical evaluation of outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint A Pfannenstiel single-site nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy: a practical application of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery
    Lee E Ponsky
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5046, USA
    Urology 74:482-5. 2009
    ..To present the initial clinical experience with laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) radical nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy performed completely through a Pfannenstiel incision...
  6. doi request reprint Pure natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy using standard laparoscopic instruments in the porcine model
    Justin P Isariyawongse
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 22:1087-91. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of a pure NOTES nephrectomy by using standard laparoscopic instruments through a modified transvaginal trocar...
  7. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) nephrectomy through a Pfannenstiel incision: porcine model
    Matthew L Steinway
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5046, USA
    J Endourol 23:1293-6. 2009
    ..We investigated the feasibility of performing a single-incision laparoscopic nephrectomy through a Pfannenstiel incision in a porcine model, because this is the extraction site of choice at our institution...
  8. doi request reprint Image-guided biopsy of small renal masses in the era of ablative therapies
    Sepehr Salem
    Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies Center, Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Urol 20:580-4. 2013
    ..To further evaluate the accuracy, safety, and impact of image-guided renal biopsies on clinical decision making and management of the indeterminate small renal masses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy: a feasibility study
    Edward E Cherullo
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 169:2360-4. 2003
    ..We investigated the feasibility of performing laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy in a survival porcine model. Anatomical, histological and chronic functional outcomes were evaluated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Rapid communication: transvaginal single-port NOTES nephrectomy: initial laboratory experience
    Ralph V Clayman
    Department of Urology, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 21:640-4. 2007
    ..Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) using purpose-built equipment has never been applied to urologic surgery. Herein, we present our initial experience with a trans-vaginal single-port NOTES nephrectomy...
  11. doi request reprint The true risk of blood transfusion after nephrectomy for renal masses: a population-based study
    Gino J Vricella
    Urological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 111:1294-300. 2013
    ..To examine blood transfusion rates after nephrectomy for renal masses at the population-level...
  12. doi request reprint Pure natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery partial cystectomy: intravesical transurethral and extravesical transgastric techniques in a porcine model
    Mark D Sawyer
    Department of Urology, Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Urology 74:1049-53. 2009
    ..To describe 2 pure natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) techniques for partial cystectomy in a porcine model. NOTES is a new minimally invasive modality for performing abdominal surgery without transcutaneous incision...
  13. doi request reprint Ablative technologies for urologic cancers
    Gino J Vricella
    Department of Urology, Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 36:163-78, viii. 2009
    ..It is only with this awareness that we can achieve maximal benefit while limiting the number of unnecessary complications and poor oncologic outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Initial evaluation of Cyberknife technology for extracorporeal renal tissue ablation
    Lee E Ponsky
    Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Urology 61:498-501. 2003
    ..To determine whether Cyberknife technology can be applied to renal tissue safely and effectively. The goal was to achieve the high efficacy of a surgical treatment, with the low morbidity of a noninvasive intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: incorporating advantages of hand assisted and standard laparoscopy
    Lee E Ponsky
    The Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 169:2053-6. 2003
    ..We present an approach to laparoscopic radical nephrectomy and intact specimen extraction, which incorporates hand assisted and standard laparoscopic techniques...
  16. doi request reprint Extracorporeal stereotactic radiosurgery for small renal masses
    Gino J Vricella
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Institute for Surgery and Innovation, Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44106 5046, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 11:33-7. 2010
    ..Still in its inaugural phase, renal radiosurgery is devoid of any long-term studies; however, short-term studies thus far show enormous potential. Herein we present the current status of radiosurgical ablation of small renal masses...
  17. doi request reprint Endoscopic snare resection of bladder tumors: evaluation of an alternative technique for bladder tumor resection
    Matthew J Maurice
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Endourol 26:614-7. 2012
    ..ESRBT is a feasible technique for the resection of pedunculated bladder tumors. It offers evident and theoretical advantages over TURBT and may augment bladder tumor management. Further study is needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Retrograde endopyelotomy: a comparative study of hot-wire balloon and ureteroscopic laser
    Lee E Ponsky
    Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Endourol 20:823-6. 2006
    ..This study compared the immediate and long-term results and complications of hot-wire balloon endopyelotomy and ureteroscopic holmium laser endopyelotomy...
  19. pmc Penile fracture with associated urethral rupture
    Nicholas A Boncher
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106 4931, USA
    Case Report Med 2010:791948. 2010
    ..Treatment is emergent surgical repair. We present the case of a 42-year-old man with a penile fracture complicated by a urethral rupture and subsequent repair. A discussion of the key aspects of this condition is presented...
  20. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses: impact of patient selection and treatment parameters on outcomes
    Gino J Vricella
    Department of Urology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5046, USA
    Urology 77:649-54. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether the trend in patient selection or perioperative parameters were associated with treatment outcomes after percutaneous cryoablation (PCA) of renal masses...
  21. doi request reprint Technical and equipment challenges for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    Mark D Sawyer
    Department of Urology, Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    BJU Int 106:892-6. 2010
    ..In this paper we discuss novel approaches and innovations as well as review examples of equipment and platforms that have previously been used for LESS and NOTES. Emphasis is given to urological applications...
  22. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic transuterine fetal vesicostomy: a feasibility study
    Lee E Ponsky
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Pediatric Urology, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Urol 172:2391-4. 2004
    ..We evaluate the feasibility of applying minimally invasive techniques for fetal vesicostomy. We also evaluate whether transuterine fetal vesicostomy can be performed laparoscopically...
  23. doi request reprint Pneumodissection: an alternative protective technique for the percutaneous cryoablation of small renal masses
    Matthew J Maurice
    Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Urol Int 90:381-3. 2013
    ..It poses a risk of thermal injury to adjacent tissues, limiting its application. We describe pneumodissection, a novel technique for preventing thermal injury during percutaneous cryoablation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced nephropathy and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: minimizing the risk
    Boncher A Nicholas
    Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Can J Urol 19:6074-80. 2012
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  25. doi request reprint Role of laparoscopic hernia repair in men with a previous negative inguinal exploration for a cryptorchid testicle
    Katherine S Rhee
    Department of Urology, The Center for Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Therapies, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:109-11. 2008
    ..To evaluate the role of laparoscopy in adults presenting with indirect inguinal hernias with a previous negative inguinal exploration for nonpalpable testes in childhood who were diagnosed with a vanishing testis...
  26. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of prostate cancer risk in candidates for inguinal hernia repair
    Anil A Thomas
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:371-6. 2009
    ..We investigated the value of a prostate cancer screening program in patients considering laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy to identify men at risk of prostate cancer...
  27. doi request reprint High-grade transitional cell carcinoma and melanosis of urinary bladder: case report and review of the literature
    Sharon L Sanborn
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Urology 73:928.e13-5. 2009
    ..It has never been reported to be connected with transitional cell carcinoma. We present a case of a woman with melanosis of the bladder who a year later developed high grade transitional cell bladder carcinoma...
  28. pmc Molecular imaging of nuclear factor-κB in bladder as a primary regulator of inflammatory response
    Eugene V Vykhovanets
    Case Western Reserve University and The Urology Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 187:330-7. 2012
    ..The role of nuclear factor-κB activation in bladder inflammation is not well defined...
  29. doi request reprint The clinical utility of atypical cytology is significantly increased in both screening and monitoring for bladder cancer when indexed with nuclear matrix protein-22
    Rupesh Raina
    Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    BJU Int 102:297-300. 2008
    ..To assess atypical cytology as a positive bladder tumour marker and to determine if indexing atypical cytology to nuclear matrix protein-22 (NMP22) can decrease the false-positive results or increase the positive predictive value (PPV)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic inferior vena cava and right atrial thrombectomy utilizing deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
    Anoop M Meraney
    The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Endourol 17:275-82. 2003
    ..Herein, we investigate the feasibility of purely laparoscopic IVC and right atrial thrombectomy utilizing deep hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic excision of suspected extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma located in the mesenteric root
    Lee E Ponsky
    Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Endourol 16:303-5. 2002
    ..Laparoscopically discovered to be located in the root of the small bowel mesentery, the 5-cm mass was excised along with a segment of small bowel. Pathology examination demonstrated fibromatosis, a benign lesion...