Ashok K Hemal

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does initial learning curve compromise outcomes for robot-assisted radical cystectomy? A critical evaluation of the first 60 cases while establishing a robotics program
    Kyle A Richards
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Endourol 25:1553-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Pure robotic retrocaval ureter repair
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 34:734-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Role of robot-assisted pelvic surgery
    Iqbal Singh
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:479-89. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Robotic and laparoscopic radical cystectomy in the management of bladder cancer
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Director, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:45-54. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Role of robot-assisted surgery for bladder cancer
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, and Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1094, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 19:69-75. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in patients of ureteropelvic junction obstruction with previously failed open surgical repair
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 15:744-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A prospective comparison of laparoscopic and robotic radical nephrectomy for T1-2N0M0 renal cell carcinoma
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    World J Urol 27:89-94. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Robotic reconstruction for recurrent supratrigonal vesicovaginal fistulas
    Ashok K Hemal
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Urol 180:981-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Whether adrenal mass more than 5 cm can pose problem in laparoscopic adrenalectomy? An evaluation of 22 patients
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India
    World J Urol 26:505-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Retroperitoneal nephroureterectomy with excision of cuff of the bladder for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: comparison of laparoscopic and open surgery with long-term follow-up
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    World J Urol 26:381-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications96

  1. doi request reprint Does initial learning curve compromise outcomes for robot-assisted radical cystectomy? A critical evaluation of the first 60 cases while establishing a robotics program
    Kyle A Richards
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Endourol 25:1553-8. 2011
    ..We aim to evaluate the effect of the initial LC on operative, postoperative, and pathologic outcomes of the first 60 RARC performed at our newly established robotics program...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pure robotic retrocaval ureter repair
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 34:734-8. 2008
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility of pure robotic retrocaval ureter repair...
  3. doi request reprint Role of robot-assisted pelvic surgery
    Iqbal Singh
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:479-89. 2009
    ..For most of the currently performed procedures in selected patients, the robot-assisted surgical outcomes appear to be relatively superior as compared to an open and purely laparoscopic surgical procedure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Robotic and laparoscopic radical cystectomy in the management of bladder cancer
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Director, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:45-54. 2009
    ..RARC has taken over LRC at most of the centers where robot is available. The future of RARC with extracorporeal urinary diversion looks optimistic and has potential to supplant ORC, but with greater cost...
  5. doi request reprint Role of robot-assisted surgery for bladder cancer
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, and Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1094, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 19:69-75. 2009
    ..To review the developments and current status of robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) with pelvic lymphadenectomy (PLND) and urinary diversion for the treatment of bladder cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in patients of ureteropelvic junction obstruction with previously failed open surgical repair
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 15:744-6. 2008
    ..Three-dimensional magnified vision, and a dynamic articulated endowrist, allows fine dissection in the fibrosed area and precise suturing in an ergonomic fashion with a success equivalent to open surgery...
  7. doi request reprint A prospective comparison of laparoscopic and robotic radical nephrectomy for T1-2N0M0 renal cell carcinoma
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    World J Urol 27:89-94. 2009
    ..We prospectively evaluated the safety, feasibility, and efficiency of robotic radical nephrectomy (RRN) for localized renal tumors (T1-2N0M0) and compared this with laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN)...
  8. doi request reprint Robotic reconstruction for recurrent supratrigonal vesicovaginal fistulas
    Ashok K Hemal
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Urol 180:981-5. 2008
    ..We report our experience with robotic reconstruction for recurrent supratrigonal vesicovaginal fistulas and its outcome...
  9. doi request reprint Whether adrenal mass more than 5 cm can pose problem in laparoscopic adrenalectomy? An evaluation of 22 patients
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India
    World J Urol 26:505-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate technical feasibility and analyze outcome of laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) for large adrenal masses more than 5 cm...
  10. doi request reprint Retroperitoneal nephroureterectomy with excision of cuff of the bladder for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: comparison of laparoscopic and open surgery with long-term follow-up
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    World J Urol 26:381-6. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for pyonephrotic nonfunctioning kidney
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urology 75:585-8. 2010
    ..To review the feasibility and outcome of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy (RPN) for pyonephrotic nonfunctioning kidneys...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of newer unidirectional and bidirectional barbed suture on vesicourethral anastomosis during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy and its comparison with polyglecaprone-25 suture: an initial experience
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:125-32. 2012
    ..To evaluate impact of unidirectional barbed suture on vesicourethral anastomosis (VUA) during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) and its comparison with Polyglecaprone-25 suture...
  13. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted nephroureterectomy and bladder cuff excision without intraoperative repositioning
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Urology 78:357-64. 2011
    ..We report a technique of RNUBCE without intraoperative patient repositioning or redocking of the robot...
  14. doi request reprint Experience with robot assisted laparoscopic surgery for upper and lower benign and malignant ureteral pathologies
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1094, USA
    Urology 76:1387-93. 2010
    ..To present our experience and outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery (RALS) performed for different ureteral pathologies and to discuss the true utility of robotics in ureteral surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Laparoscopic retroperitoneal extirpative and reconstructive renal surgery
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Endourol 25:209-16. 2011
    ..The learning curve can be shortened by adequate training; subsequently, with experience, this can be used proficiently...
  16. doi request reprint Robotic repair of primary symptomatic obstructive megaureter with intracorporeal or extracorporeal ureteric tapering and ureteroneocystostomy
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 23:2041-6. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Pattern of metastases in renal cell carcinoma: a single institution study
    B Sivaramakrishna
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Cancer 42:173-7. 2005
    ..This necessitates a rational follow up protocol, which picks up early recurrences and avoids costly surveillance for those with a favorable prognosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oncological and functional outcome of radical cystectomy in patients with bladder cancer and obstructive uropathy
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Urol 178:1206-11; discussion 1211. 2007
    ..We present our experience with the perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes of radical cystectomy in patients with bladder cancer and obstructive uremia...
  19. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical cystectomy and extracorporeal urinary diversion: a single center experience of 48 cases with three years of follow-up
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urology 71:41-6. 2008
    ..To report our experience with laparoscopic radical cystectomy and extracorporeal urinary diversion for high-grade muscle invasive bladder cancer in a consecutive series of 48 patients with 3 years of follow-up...
  20. doi request reprint Robot assisted laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy at the time of radical cystectomy rivals that of open surgery: single institution report
    Kyle A Richards
    Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Department of Urology, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Urology 76:1400-4. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for complete staghorn calculi in preschool children
    Monish Aron
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 19:968-72. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for the management of complete staghorn calculi in children <or=5 years old...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and open radical cystoprostatectomy for localized bladder cancer with 3-year oncological followup: a single surgeon experience
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Urol 178:2340-3. 2007
    ..We compared the results of laparoscopic and open radical cystectomy performed for organ confined bladder cancer by a single surgeon...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is there a need for pelvic CT scan in cases of renal cell carcinoma?
    Anurag Khaitan
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Int Urol Nephrol 33:13-5. 2002
    ..To determine the necessity of pelvic computed tomography (CT) in patients of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Should retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy be the standard of care for benign nonfunctioning kidneys? An outcome analysis based on experience with 449 cases in a 5-year period
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Urol 172:1411-3. 2004
    ..We report our experience with the establishment of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy as the standard of care for benign nonfunctioning kidneys...
  25. doi request reprint Potential of (1)H MR spectroscopic imaging to segregate patients who are likely to show malignancy of the peripheral zone of the prostate on biopsy
    Virendra Kumar
    Department of NMR and MRI Facility, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Magn Reson Imaging 30:842-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the potential of MR spectroscopic imaging (MRSI) to segregate patients who, upon prostate biopsy, are more likely to show a malignancy in the peripheral zone (PZ) of the prostate gland...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of Her2/neu overexpression in patients with muscle invasive urinary bladder cancer treated with radical cystectomy
    Surendra B Kolla
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:321-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the status of Her2/neu protein expression in patients with muscle-invasive urothelial carcinomas of the bladder treated with radical cystectomy and to determine its prognostic significance...
  27. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of robotic pyeloplasty: a large single-centre experience
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    BJU Int 105:980-3. 2010
    ..To present our experience and outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty (RALP) for pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction (PUJO)...
  28. doi request reprint Evaluation of the role of magnetization transfer imaging in prostate: a preliminary study
    Virendra Kumar
    Department of NMR, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Magn Reson Imaging 26:644-9. 2008
    ..These preliminary results reveal the potential role of MT imaging in the evaluation of prostate cancer...
  29. pmc Retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma: comparison with open surgery
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nugar, New Delhi, India
    JSLS 7:341-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of the retroperitoneoscopic approach to adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma and to compare it with the open retroperitoneal approach...
  30. doi request reprint Intracorporeal Double-J stent placement during robot-assisted urinary tract reconstruction: technical considerations
    Patrick W Mufarrij
    Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1094, USA
    J Endourol 26:1121-4. 2012
    ..In this communication, we describe our straightforward and effective approach of performing this critical step intracorporeally using robotic assistance in a variety of upper tract urologic reconstructive procedures...
  31. doi request reprint Does a previous end-to-end urethroplasty alter the results of redo end-to-end urethroplasty in patients with traumatic posterior urethral strictures?
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 15:885-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the success rate of redo anastomotic urethroplasty and to compare it with primary anastomotic urethroplasty...
  32. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging: current status in the management of prostate cancer
    Rishi Nayyar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    BJU Int 103:1614-20. 2009
    ..We review the literature, technique and basics of MRSI, with its current status in various situations as applied to the management of prostate cancer...
  33. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of outcome between open and robotic surgical repair of recurrent supra-trigonal vesico-vaginal fistula
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 24:1779-82. 2010
    ..The disease has immense psychosomatic effect on the patients due to continuous leakage of urine. Management of recurrent vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) repair poses a challenge to surgeons...
  34. doi request reprint Robotic management of complicated ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Rishi Nayyar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    World J Urol 28:599-602. 2010
    ..To assess the feasibility and outcomes of robotic pyeloplasty for complicated cases of ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Oncologic outcome of 132 cases of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy with intact specimen removal for T1-2N0M0 renal cell carcinoma
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    World J Urol 25:619-26. 2007
    ..02). Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (retroperitoneal and transperitoneal route) with intact specimen removal for localized renal cell carcinoma (T1-2N0M0) provides satisfactory short and long-term oncologic efficacy...
  36. doi request reprint Does experience in creating a robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) programme in an academic centre impact outcomes or complication rate?
    L Spencer Krane
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BJU Int 112:207-15. 2013
    ..robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) on perioperative and oncological outcomes To detail the complications encountered in establishing a RAPN programme at a tertiary referral centre and the factors associated with these complications..
  37. doi request reprint Near-infrared fluorescence imaging to facilitate super-selective arterial clamping during zero-ischaemia robotic partial nephrectomy
    Michael S Borofsky
    Department of Urology, New York University, Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    BJU Int 111:604-10. 2013
    ..We show that this technique is both safe and effective and may lead to improved renal preservation at short-term follow-up...
  38. ncbi request reprint Case report: transmesocolic laparoscopic reconstruction of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in pelvic kidney associated with extrarenal calices
    Pankaj Wadhwa
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 20:188-90. 2006
    ..Rarely, they are associated with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. We report the first such case managed laparoscopically using a transperitoneal, transmesocolic approach...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of p53 nuclear overexpression in patients of muscle invasive urinary bladder carcinoma treated with cystectomy
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urol Int 70:42-6. 2003
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the pattern of p53 expression in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer treated with cystectomy and to assess the prognostic value of p53 expression in this group of patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic decortication of symptomatic renal cysts
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 19:831-3. 2005
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of retroperitoneoscopic decortication of symptomatic renal cysts...
  41. doi request reprint Potential of magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging in predicting absence of prostate cancer in men with serum prostate-specific antigen between 4 and 10 ng/ml: a follow-up study
    Rajeev Kumar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urology 72:859-63. 2008
    ..We tested this hypothesis by evaluating the incidence of prostate cancer in men with a PSA level of 4 to 10 ng/mL and a negative MRSI study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of imaging and thrombus level in management of renal cell carcinoma extending to veins
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urol Int 72:129-34. 2004
    ..To evaluate the role of newer imaging modalities in the diagnosis and evaluation of management according to extent of renal vein (RV) or inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombi in patients with renal cell carcinoma...
  43. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy in septuagenarian patients with bladder cancer
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 36:353-8. 2004
    ..Clinical results of radical cystectomy performed on elderly bladder cancer patients over 70 years old were assessed to determine whether age is one of the critical points for the application of this type of surgery...
  44. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy for a giant prostate with retrieval of vesical stones
    Iqbal Singh
    Department of Urology Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical School and Baptist Medical Centre, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:615-9. 2010
    ..To report and describe the technique of robot assisted prostatectomy (RAP) and retrieval of vesical stones...
  45. ncbi request reprint Experience with robotic assisted laparoscopic surgery in upper tract urolithiasis
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1094, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5299-305. 2010
    ..Early results indicate that robot assisted laparoscopic surgery (RALS) may be useful in managing upper tract (UT) urolithiasis. We reviewed our experience of managing 50 cases of UT urolithiasis with or without reconstruction using RALS...
  46. doi request reprint Outcome of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for benign nonfunctioning kidney: a single-center experience
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 22:693-8. 2008
    ..To analyze the feasibility and outcome of retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for benign nonfunctioning kidneys and compare it with open simple nephrectomy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Complications of laparoscopic radical cystectomy during the initial experience
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029
    Int J Urol 11:483-8. 2004
    ..While open radical cystectomy is now a standard procedure, laparoscopic radical cystectomy is still in its infancy. We performed this surgery laparoscopically in 11 patients and review the procedure specific complications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Multi-tract percutaneous nephrolithotomy for large complete staghorn calculi
    Monish Aron
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urol Int 75:327-32. 2005
    ..Many urologists hesitate to place more than 2-3 tracts during PCNL because of the belief that this may increase complications. We present data to support multi-tract PCNL for large (surface area >3,000 mm(2)) complete staghorn calculi...
  49. ncbi request reprint Robotic distal ureterectomy with reimplantation in malignancy: technical nuances
    Iqbal Singh
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Medical School and Baptist Medical Centre, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4671-6. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Safety of supracostal punctures for percutaneous renal surgery
    Rajiv Yadav
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 13:1267-70. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze one institution's data regarding the safety and efficacy of this approach for percutaneous renal surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of transitional cell carcinoma of renal pelvis presenting with brain metastases
    Surendra B Kolla
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:747-50. 2007
    ..The patient is alive with stable disease at 22-months follow-up...
  52. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of unidirectional barbed suture for various indications in surgeon-controlled robotic reconstructive urologic surgery: Wake Forest University experience
    Hemendra N Shah
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:775-85. 2012
    ..To evaluate the usage of unidirectional barbed suture and its related implications in various surgeon-controlled robotic reconstructive urologic surgeries...
  53. doi request reprint Retroperitoneal renal laparoscopy
    Rajeev Kumar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:81-9. 2012
    ..In this review, we discuss the evolution of retroperitoneoscopic renal surgery, the indications, techniques and outcome of all types of retroperitoneoscopic renal surgery...
  54. doi request reprint Surgeon-controlled robotic ureteral surgery
    Louis S Krane
    Wake Forest University Department of Urology, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 22:70-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to detail the options for surgeon-controlled robotic management of ureteral pathology and evaluate the developments in the last 2 years...
  55. ncbi request reprint Combined androgen blockade in the management of advanced prostate cancer: a sensible or ostensible approach
    Mohd S Ansari
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 11:1092-6. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy of orchiectomy alone and orchiectomy plus flutamide in treating patients with advanced carcinoma prostate...
  56. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pyeloplasty versus robotic pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a series of 60 cases performed by a single surgeon
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Can J Urol 17:5012-6. 2010
    ..To compare operative parameters and outcomes in 30 cases of robotic pyeloplasty (RP) versus 30 cases of laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LP), performed by a single surgeon, for ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction...
  57. doi request reprint A single institution experience of 141 cases of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy with cost-reductive measures
    Anup Kumar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 23:445-9. 2009
    ..We present our experience of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy with cost-reductive techniques...
  58. ncbi request reprint Robotic renal and adrenal surgery: present and future
    Rajeev Kumar
    Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    BJU Int 96:244-9. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted pyeloplasty: review of the current literature, technique and outcome
    Iqbal Singh
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences University of Delhi and GTBH, New Delhi, India
    Can J Urol 17:5099-108. 2010
    ..To review the global select data on the current technique, perioperative outcome and literature on the robot-assisted pyeloplasty (RAP)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pediatric shockwave lithotripsy: size matters!
    Pankaj Wadhwa
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 21:141-4. 2007
    ..We reviewed the outcomes of SWL in the pediatric population at our center to assess the impact of stone burden and location and the age of the child on the stone-free rate...
  61. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic en bloc partial cystectomy with bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy for urachal adenocarcinoma
    Pankaj Wadhwa
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urology 67:837-43. 2006
    ..We describe two techniques for performing laparoscopic en bloc partial cystectomy with bilateral extended pelvic lymphadenectomy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic adrenal surgery with reusable instruments
    Ashok K Hemal
    Departments of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 12:287-91. 2002
    ..One of the drawbacks of this surgery is the additional cost attributable to the disposable instruments. We present our cost-reductive retroperitoneoscopic techniques to tackle a variety of adrenal pathologies...
  63. doi request reprint Developing selection criteria for prostate-sparing cystectomy: a review of cystoprostatectomy specimens
    Kyle A Richards
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Urology 75:1116-20. 2010
    ..To determine risk factors for prostate pathology, which may serve as guidelines for identifying patients who may be inappropriate for prostate-sparing cystectomy for treatment of transitional cell cancer of the bladder...
  64. doi request reprint Robotic radical cystectomy: where are we today, where will we be tomorrow?
    Kyle A Richards
    Department of Urology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:2215-27. 2010
    ..This article aims to review the currently published literature, important technical aspects of the operation, oncologic and functional outcomes, and the future direction of RARC...
  65. pmc Upgrading of Gleason score on radical prostatectomy specimen compared to the pre-operative needle core biopsy: An Indian experience
    Rishi Nayyar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Urol 26:56-9. 2010
    ..To assess the accuracy of Gleason grading/scoring on preoperative needle core biopsy (NCB) compared to the radical prostatectomy (RP) specimen...
  66. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of laparoscopic radical cystectomy for loco-regionally advanced bladder cancer
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029 India
    World J Urol 26:161-6. 2008
    ....
  67. pmc Radical cystectomy for bladder cancer: A single center experience
    Narmada P Gupta
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Urol 24:54-9. 2008
    ..We present the outcomes of a large series of patients treated with radical cystectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of bladder...
  68. ncbi request reprint Renal lymphangiomatosis: imaging and management of a rare renal anomaly
    Pankaj Wadhwa
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:365-8. 2007
    ..We report our experience in the management of this rare anomaly. Herein, we also describe the successful laparoscopic ablation of an uncommon subcapsular variant of renal lymphangiomatosis, which failed percutaneous drainage...
  69. doi request reprint Current role of robot-assisted pyelolithotomy for the management of large renal calculi: a contemporary analysis
    Gina M Badalato
    Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Endourol 23:1719-22. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Correlation between metabolite ratios and ADC values of prostate in men with increased PSA level
    Virendra Kumar
    Department of NMR, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Magn Reson Imaging 24:541-8. 2006
    ..Results show positive correlation between MRSI and DWI and their potential in detection of malignancy, thereby improving the diagnosis especially in patients with PSA level of 4-20 ng/ml...
  71. ncbi request reprint The 'scrubbed surgeon' in robotic surgery
    Rajeev Kumar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 110029 New Delhi, India
    World J Urol 24:144-7. 2006
    ..We review the literature on the role of the assistant or the 'scrubbed surgeon' in robotic surgery and discuss the advantages of a properly trained assistant in a developing and established robotic surgery program...
  72. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three analgesic regimens for pain control during shockwave lithotripsy using Dornier Delta Compact lithotripter: a randomized clinical trial
    Anup Kumar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 21:578-82. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of stone composition: structural analysis of 1050 upper urinary tract calculi from northern India
    Mohd S Ansari
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
    Int J Urol 12:12-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to study the spectrum of stone composition of upper urinary tract calculi by X-ray diffraction crystallography technique, in patients managed at All India Institute of Medical Sciences...
  74. doi request reprint Two concomitant robot-assisted procedures in one anesthesia session: our experience
    Rishi Nayyar
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Endourol 23:263-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and safety of two concomitant robot-assisted procedures in the same patient in one anesthesia setting...
  75. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted ureterovaginal fistula repair: report of efficacy and feasiblity
    Rajesh Laungani
    Department of Urology, Vattikutti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:731-4. 2008
    ..In this paper, we report 3 cases of the development of ureterovaginal fistula (UVF) after a total abdominal hysterectomy. All 3 cases underwent a robotic-assisted surgical correction...
  76. doi request reprint Robotic repair of complex vesicouterine fistula with and without hysterectomy
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urol Int 82:411-5. 2009
    ..To present robotic repair of vesicouterine fistulae (VUF) with and without hysterectomy in 3 cases and to discuss the technique with its outcome...
  77. ncbi request reprint Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy with a body coil in the diagnosis of carcinoma prostate
    Rajeev Kumar
    Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Urol Res 32:36-40. 2004
    ..The study demonstrates that MRS data can be reliably acquired using a spine coil receiver. MRS may also play a role in differentiating well-differentiated tumors from the anaplastic variety...
  78. pmc External iliac vein injury and its repair during laparoscopic radical cystectomy
    Ashok K Hemal
    Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    JSLS 8:81-3. 2004
    ..We describe a case of external iliac vein injury, sustained during laparoscopic radical cystectomy, which was managed laparoscopically with intracorporeal suturing...
  79. doi request reprint Laparoscopic management of rare retroperitoneal tumors
    Mahesh C Misra
    Department of Surgical Disciplines, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:e117-22. 2010
    ..With advanced laparoscopic skills, better instrumentation, and vastly improved imaging, laparoscopic surgery is feasible even for rare retroperitoneal tumors, and in a selected group of patients it can be the first surgical option...
  80. ncbi request reprint Robotic repair of vesicovaginal fistula: case series of five patients
    Bala M Sundaram
    Department of Urology, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
    Urology 67:970-3. 2006
    ..To describe a technique of robotic repair of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) and present our experience with 5 such patients...
  81. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications of robotic radical prostatectomy after the learning curve
    Akshay Bhandari
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Urol 174:915-8. 2005
    ..We assessed the incidence of and analyzed factors that contributed to perioperative complications in patients undergoing robotic radical prostatectomy, that is Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy (VIP), at our institution...
  82. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted radical cystectomy and urinary diversion
    Nikhil L Shah
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health Systems, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 6:122-5. 2005
    ..In this article, we describe the procedure of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy with urinary diversion and review the pertinent literature...
  83. ncbi request reprint Robotic radical cystectomy and urinary diversion in the management of bladder cancer
    Ashok K Hemal
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, K 9, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 31:719-29, viii. 2004
    ..This article reviews the published literature and details the authors' current technique of robotic radical cystectomy and urinary diversion...
  84. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted radical cystectomy and urinary diversion in female patients: technique with preservation of the uterus and vagina
    Mani Menon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:386-93. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case series of robot-assisted radical cystectomy and urinary diversion in women...
  85. ncbi request reprint Robotic urologic surgery: is this the way of the future?
    Mani Menon
    Detroit, MI, USA
    World J Urol 24:119. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction: optimizing outcomes with concomitant cost reduction
    Faiz H Mumtaz
    Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, UK
    J Endourol 20:663-8. 2006
    ..Until these issues are resolved, definitive recommendation for the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction will continue to be made on an individual basis...
  87. ncbi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy: the Vattikuti Urology Institute training experience
    Ketan K Badani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, K9 Urology, Henry Ford Health System, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    World J Urol 24:148-51. 2006
    ..Robotic surgery can be taught to experienced open, as well as, laparoscopic surgeons, and incorporated into residency and fellowship training using this structured approach to learning...
  88. ncbi request reprint Nuances in the optimum placement of ports in pelvic and upper urinary tract surgery using the da Vinci robot
    Ashok K Hemal
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, K 9, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 31:683-92, viii. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint The window sign: an aid in laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy
    Ashok K Hemal
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 37:73-7. 2005
    ..We describe an important land mark -- "Window sign", which helps significantly during the procedure...
  90. ncbi request reprint Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy: a technique of robotic radical prostatectomy: experience in more than 1000 cases
    Mani Menon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Endourol 18:611-9; discussion 619. 2004
    ..It is an ideal choice of the treatment at our center for localized cancer of prostate. Herein, the technique is described, detailing the different steps...
  91. ncbi request reprint Robotic extended pyelolithotomy for treatment of renal calculi: a feasibility study
    Ketan K Badani
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, K 9 Urology, 2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    World J Urol 24:198-201. 2006
    ..REP is an effective treatment alternative to PCNL in some patients with staghorn calculi. However, patients with complete staghorn stones are not suitable candidates for this particular technique...
  92. ncbi request reprint Robotics in urology
    Ashok K Hemal
    Vattikuti Urology Institute K 9, Henry Ford Health System, 2799 W Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 14:89-93. 2004
    ..There are a substantial number of reports on performing complex urological procedures with robotic assistance in humans that document their safety, efficacy and feasibility...
  93. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted anatomic radical prostatectomy: technical difficulties due to a large median lobe
    Richard Sarle
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Urol Int 74:92-4. 2005
    ..The technical difficulties, possible preventive methods, correction and management are discussed briefly with the hope of aiding urologists when performing radical prostatectomy in patients with large median lobe prostates...
  94. ncbi request reprint Vattikuti Institute prostatectomy, a technique of robotic radical prostatectomy for management of localized carcinoma of the prostate: experience of over 1100 cases
    Mani Menon
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard, K 9, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 31:701-17. 2004
    ..VIP is nearly equal to traditional retro-pubic prostatectomy, with certain outstanding advantages...
  95. ncbi request reprint Robotic renal surgery
    Andras Hoznek
    Service d Urologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Henri Mondor, 51 Avenue du Ml de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Urol Clin North Am 31:731-6. 2004
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint An operative and anatomic study to help in nerve sparing during laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy
    Ashutosh Tewari
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, 2F One Ford Place, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Eur Urol 43:444-54. 2003
    ..AIM AND HYPOTHESIS: We aimed at delineating the neurovascular anatomy to assist in nerve preservation during laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomies...