Sam B Bhayani

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: assessing adequacy of dissection in a porcine model
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 23:485-8. 2009
  2. pmc Description of a multicenter safety checklist for intraoperative hemorrhage control while clamped during robotic partial nephrectomy
    Kenneth G Nepple
    Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 6:8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Bilateral pneumothorax after extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:653-4. 2007
  4. pmc Robotic assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for suspected renal cell carcinoma: retrospective review of surgical outcomes of 35 cases
    Sam B Bhayani
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Surg 8:16. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Off-clamp robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: initial Washington University experience
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Endourol 26:1284-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for low-stage cancer: a Washington University update
    Michael W Gardner
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Endourol 25:1753-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Renal cryoablation versus robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: Washington University long-term experience
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    J Endourol 27:1477-86. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses: Washington University experience of treating 129 tumours
    Eric H Kim
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    BJU Int 111:872-9. 2013
  9. pmc Prospective multi-center study of oncologic outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for pT1 renal cell carcinoma
    Rachel L Kyllo
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Urol 12:11. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Positive margin during partial nephrectomy: does cancer remain in the renal remnant?
    Varun Sundaram
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urology 77:1400-3. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: assessing adequacy of dissection in a porcine model
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 23:485-8. 2009
    ..We therefore sought to compare the completeness of dissection between O-RPLND and L-RPLND in a porcine model...
  2. pmc Description of a multicenter safety checklist for intraoperative hemorrhage control while clamped during robotic partial nephrectomy
    Kenneth G Nepple
    Washington University School of Medicine, St, Louis, MO, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 6:8. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint Bilateral pneumothorax after extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:653-4. 2007
    ..In this paper, we describe symptomatic bilateral pneumothorax following a totally extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy. The management of the complication is also discussed...
  4. pmc Robotic assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for suspected renal cell carcinoma: retrospective review of surgical outcomes of 35 cases
    Sam B Bhayani
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Surg 8:16. 2008
    ..Robotic assistance may augment partial nephrectomy by aiding in dissection and renal reconstruction. In this communication we describe the surgical outcomes of 35 patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Off-clamp robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: initial Washington University experience
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Endourol 26:1284-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate our initial renal functional outcomes of off-clamp robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN), while assessing the safety profile of this unconventional surgical approach...
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for low-stage cancer: a Washington University update
    Michael W Gardner
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Endourol 25:1753-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to critically evaluate the safety and intermediate-term oncologic efficacy of laparoscopic RPLND (L-RPLND)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Renal cryoablation versus robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: Washington University long-term experience
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    J Endourol 27:1477-86. 2013
    ..We compared perioperative, renal functional, and oncologic outcomes of renal cryoablation and robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) based on our long-term institutional experience...
  8. doi request reprint Percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses: Washington University experience of treating 129 tumours
    Eric H Kim
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    BJU Int 111:872-9. 2013
    ..In the present cohort, baseline patient and tumour characteristics probably impact the risk of tumour recurrence, as well as renal disease progression, after PCA...
  9. pmc Prospective multi-center study of oncologic outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for pT1 renal cell carcinoma
    Rachel L Kyllo
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Urol 12:11. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Positive margin during partial nephrectomy: does cancer remain in the renal remnant?
    Varun Sundaram
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urology 77:1400-3. 2011
    ..To examine the outcomes of patients with a positive surgical margin by gross and/or frozen examination during partial nephrectomy, in whom a re-resection of the margin or a completion nephrectomy was performed...
  11. doi request reprint Perioperative complications of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: analysis of 886 patients at 5 United States centers
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urology 81:573-9. 2013
    ..To review complications of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) at 5 centers, as classified by the Clavien system...
  12. doi request reprint Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: off-clamp technique
    Gurdarshan S Sandhu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 27:4-7. 2013
    ..9 days (SD=1.1). There were no intraoperative complications, and results for all surgical margins were negative. In experienced hands, our off-clamp technique for RAPN is a safe and feasible technique that eliminates WIT...
  13. doi request reprint Renal functional and perioperative outcomes of off-clamp versus clamped robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: matched cohort study
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urology 80:838-43. 2012
    ..To evaluate the potential benefit of performing off-clamp robot-assisted partial nephrectomy as it relates to renal functional outcomes, while assessing the safety profile of this unconventional surgical approach...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cryoablation for small renal masses: three-year follow-up
    Kyle J Weld
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Urology 69:448-51. 2007
    ..To report our experience with laparoscopic renal cryoablation for patients who have completed a minimum of 3 years of follow-up...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in nephron-sparing surgery for renal neoplasia
    Sam B Bhayani
    Department of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 68:732-6. 2006
    ..To determine the extent that laparoscopy has replaced open surgery for nephron-sparing surgery in a mature laparoscopic environment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Off-clamp robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for complex renal tumors
    Eric H Kim
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 26:1177-82. 2012
    ..We present our institutional experience and progression using one such technique-off-clamp RAPN-as well as the results of this technique in the management of complex cases...
  17. doi request reprint Laparoscopic cryoablation of renal masses: single-center long-term experience
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Urology 80:307-14. 2012
    ..To evaluate perioperative and long-term functional and oncological outcomes of laparoscopic cryoablation (LCA) performed at Washington University...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and percutaneous cryoablation of renal tumors: a cost analysis
    Khalid Badwan
    Division of Urological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Endourol 22:1275-7. 2008
    ..It remains to be seen whether these differences will translate into an overall increase in reliance on the percutaneous approach for renal cryoablation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized comparison of laparoscopic and hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Ramakrishna Venkatesh
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 70:873-7. 2007
    ..In this prospective randomized study, we evaluated the patient outcomes with a standard laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) versus a hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (HALN)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and percutaneous cryoablation for treatment of renal masses
    Eric H Kim
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
    Urology 83:1081-7. 2014
    ..To compare perioperative and oncologic outcomes between laparoscopic (LCA) and percutaneous cryoablation (PCA) and identify predictors of treatment failure after cryoablation...
  21. doi request reprint Technique, outcomes, and evolving role of extirpative laparoscopic and robotic surgery for renal cell carcinoma
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 22:91-109, vi. 2013
    ..The oncologic, renal functional, and perioperative outcomes of these procedures are also assessed and compared, as are complication rates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted pyeloplasty: outcomes for primary and secondary repairs, a single institution experience
    Matthew R Thom
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University in St Louis, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 38:77-83. 2012
    ..Robotic Pyeloplasty (RAP) is a technique for management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO)...
  23. doi request reprint Sliding-clip renorrhaphy provides superior closing tension during robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 24:605-8. 2010
    ..In addition to the relative ease of implementation, we believe that our technique also provides a superior strength of closure over other commonly used techniques...
  24. doi request reprint Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: evaluation of learning curve for an experienced renal surgeon
    Mohammed Haseebuddin
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 24:57-61. 2010
    ..We also examined the potential effect of tumor size on the learning curve...
  25. doi request reprint Robot assisted partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for renal tumors: a multi-institutional analysis of perioperative outcomes
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 182:866-72. 2009
    ..We present the largest multi-institution comparison of the 2 approaches to date, describing outcomes from 3 experienced minimally invasive surgeons...
  26. ncbi request reprint Extrarenal vascular anatomy of kidney: assessment of variations and their relevance to partial nephrectomy
    Kyle J Weld
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Urology 66:985-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of selective segmental artery clamping during partial nephrectomy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pathological features of renal neoplasms classified by size and symptomatology
    Bruce Schlomer
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 176:1317-20; discussion 1320. 2006
    ..We examined the relationship between tumor size and pathological findings in a contemporary series of surgical renal lesions and we characterized the relationship of incidental and symptomatic tumors to pathological findings...
  28. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy: surgical technique using a 3-arm approach and sliding-clip renorrhaphy
    Jose M Cabello
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 35:199-203; discussion 203-4. 2009
    ..We present our surgical technique for robotic assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN) using a 3-arm approach, including a sliding-clip renorrhaphy...
  29. doi request reprint Robotic partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: single-surgeon analysis of >100 consecutive procedures
    Agnes J Wang
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 73:306-10. 2009
    ..To compare a single-surgeon experience of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) and robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN) in 102 consecutive patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for renal carcinoma with known level I renal vein tumor thrombus
    Lori E Steinnerd
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 69:662-5. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to describe our experience and outcomes with laparoscopic nephrectomy for patients with preoperatively diagnosed level I (renal vein) tumor thrombus...
  31. doi request reprint Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: an international experience
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Eur Urol 57:815-20. 2010
    ..Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) is emerging as a viable approach for nephron-sparing surgery (NSS), though many reports to date have been limited by evaluation of a relatively small number of patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen density predicts adverse pathology and increased risk of biochemical failure
    Mohamed H Radwan
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 69:1121-7. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Robotic partial nephrectomy with sliding-clip renorrhaphy: technique and outcomes
    Brian M Benway
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Eur Urol 55:592-9. 2009
    ..Robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) is emerging as an alternative to traditional laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN). Despite the potential advantages of the robotic approach, renorrhaphy remains a challenging portion of the procedure...
  34. doi request reprint Selective versus nonselective arterial clamping during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: impact upon renal function in the setting of a solitary kidney in a porcine model
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Endourol 23:1127-33. 2009
    ..We aim to investigate the utility of selective segmental arterial clamping as a means to reduce the potential for ischemic damage to a solitary kidney during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy utilizing a porcine model...
  35. doi request reprint Renal tumor models: evaluation of ease of implementation, quality of composition, and imaging characteristics
    Brian M Benway
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 25:499-503. 2011
    ..We aim to investigate a handful of commonly used compounds, subjectively evaluating their ease of implementation and imaging characteristics...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pure laparoscopic radical heminephrectomy and partial isthmusectomy for renal cell carcinoma in a horseshoe kidney: case report and technical considerations
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 66:880. 2005
    ..Preoperative angiography may aid surgical planning. A pure transperitoneal approach to cancer surgery of the horseshoe kidney is effective...
  37. doi request reprint Rapid communication: chronic renal insufficiency after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and radical nephrectomy for pathologic t1a lesions
    Devon C Snow
    Division of Urology Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Endourol 22:337-41. 2008
    ..To report the prevalence of new-onset renal insufficiency in patients undergoing laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) as compared to laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) for pathologic T1a lesions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive approaches to localized prostate carcinoma
    Robert L Grubb
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 20:879-95. 2006
    ..They attempt to use nonsurgical methods to treat prostate cancer with the hope of providing oncologic control comparable to surgery and radiation while minimizing morbidity...
  39. doi request reprint Is there a financial disincentive to perform partial nephrectomy?
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 187:1995-9. 2012
    ..We explored possible financial disincentives associated with partial nephrectomy that may contribute to this important quality of care deficit...
  40. pmc Surgical cyst decortication in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Melissa Millar
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 4960 Children s Place, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Endourol 27:528-34. 2013
    ..To provide a summary of the relevant literature regarding the impact of surgical cyst decortication on hypertension, renal function, and pain management in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of intra-abdominal pressures and gas embolism during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in a porcine model
    Kyle J Weld
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 174:1457-9. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association of gas embolization with increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) in the porcine model during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with real-time transesophageal echocardiography...
  42. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    BJU Int 108:955-61. 2011
    ..In this article, we review the outcomes of RAPN in its current iteration, with attention to operative, oncological, and functional outcomes. In addition, we highlight techniques that may serve to enhance outcomes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of renal neoplasia: evolving toward a laparoscopic standard of care
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 62:821-6. 2003
    ..To determine the extent to which laparoscopy has replaced open surgery for renal malignancy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Approach to the small renal mass: weighing treatment options
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8242, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:11-6. 2009
    ..For patients who would benefit from operative management, nephron-sparing procedures such as ablation and partial nephrectomy have gained increasing acceptance as an alternative to radical nephrectomy...
  45. doi request reprint Benchtop evaluation of pressure barrier insufflator and standard insufflator systems
    Kenneth G Nepple
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:333-8. 2013
    ..However, a recent report identified potential clinical benefits with a valveless pressure barrier insufflator (PBI). We sought to perform a benchtop objective evaluation of SI and PBI systems...
  46. ncbi request reprint How does the radiographic size of a renal mass compare with the pathologic size?
    Bruce Schlomer
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 68:292-5. 2006
    ..To investigate the relationship between the radiographic size on computed tomography and the pathologic size of renal tumors...
  47. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic urological surgery: a review
    Keegan Maxwell
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
    Mo Med 104:415-20. 2007
    ..In this manuscript some of the more common laparoscopic procedures and their indications will be reviewed...
  48. doi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: fifty cases
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Endourol 22:313-6. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) is a technically challenging procedure. The goal of this study is to describe the outcomes of 50 consecutive patients undergoing LPN performed by one surgeon...
  49. doi request reprint Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: evolution and recent advances
    Brian M Benway
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:119-24. 2010
    ..In the present article, we provide an overview of the evolution of robot-assisted renal surgery, and highlight the recent advances that have helped to bring RAPN to the fore...
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of gelatin matrix to rapidly repair diaphragmatic injury during laparoscopy
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 60:514. 2002
    ..The presented case and technique should be considered in selected small diaphragmatic injuries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Institutional Review Board approval and innovation in urology: current practice and safety issues
    Varun Sundaram
    Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BJU Int 113:343-7. 2014
    ..To retrospectively review recent publications describing novel procedures/techniques, and describe the Institutional Review Board (IRB)/ethics approval process and potential ethical dilemmas in their reporting...
  52. pmc Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in contemporary practice
    Youssef S Tanagho
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, MO, USA
    Front Oncol 2:213. 2012
    ..The clinical indications and principles of surgical technique for this procedure are discussed. The oncological, renal functional, and perioperative outcomes of RAPN are also evaluated, as are complication rates...
  53. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular complications after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors
    Sam B Bhayani
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Urology 65:592. 2005
    ..One patient developed permanent flank laxity and two had transient paresthesias. Neuromuscular complications are uncommon, but may occur with percutaneous renal ablative surgery...
  54. ncbi request reprint Exploration for hemorrhage following laparoscopic renal surgery: intraoperative findings
    Sam B Bhayani
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Urol 175:2137-9. 2006
    ..We reviewed operative and postoperative clinical features in patients who required surgical exploration secondary to hemorrhage following laparoscopic renal procedures...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of short-term convalescence: laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 61:612-6. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: evaluation of long-term oncological outcome
    Mohamad E Allaf
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Urol 172:871-3. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) has emerged as a viable alternative to open surgery for renal tumors less than 4 cm. We present oncological followup of patients treated with laparoscopic nephron sparing surgery at our institution...
  57. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional study of conversion to open surgery
    Sam B Bhayani
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Urology 63:99-102. 2004
    ..To perform a multi-institutional review of the incidence and factors contributing to conversion from laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) to open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) among eight surgeons...
  58. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of water jet morcellation as an alternative to hand morcellation of renal tissue ablation during laparoscopic nephrectomy: an in vitro study
    John M Varkarakis
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    Urology 63:796-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and safety of morcellation with a new prototype device that uses high-pressure water flow as a cutting/ablating tool and compare it with standard manual morcellation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Use of a specialized prostatic urethral sound to facilitate nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Endourol 18:289-91. 2004
    ..We describe a specialized prototype urethral sound (Prostagrip; LSI solutions, Rochester, NY) that is able to grasp and rotate the prostate to expose the neurovascular bundles during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Pathological stage does not alter the prognosis for renal lesions determined to be stage T1 by computerized tomography
    William W Roberts
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Urol 173:713-5. 2005
    ..In this study we assessed whether radiographically staged clinical T1 lesions that were pathological T1 behave differently than those that were clinical stage T1 and up staged to pT3a...
  61. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: effect of warm ischemia on serum creatinine
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    J Urol 172:1264-6. 2004
    ..However, limited data are available regarding the effect of warm ischemic time on postoperative renal function. We assessed the effect of variable durations of warm ischemia on long-term renal function in patients undergoing LPN...
  62. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous radio frequency ablation of renal masses: results at a 2-year mean followup
    Ioannis M Varkarakis
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 174:456-60; discussion 460. 2005
    ..We describe our experience with and results of percutaneous computerized tomography guided radio frequency ablation (RFA) for small (less than 4 cm) renal tumors at a 2-year mean followup...
  63. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic temporary packing for hemostasis
    Mathew A Thomas
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    Urology 66:880. 2005
    ..We report a novel series of temporary laparoscopic packing of the surgical bed with minimally invasive kidney surgery. Technique and potential complications are also discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic-assisted nephrectomy with inferior vena cava tumor thrombectomy: preliminary results
    Ioannis M Varkarakis
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    Urology 64:925-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic-assisted radical nephrectomy and inferior vena cava (IVC) tumor thrombectomy in patients with renal cell carcinoma and level I IVC tumor thrombus...
  65. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in patients with neoplasia in a solitary kidney
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 64:35-7. 2004
    ..To assess the renal function and describe our operative experience with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) in patients with solitary kidneys...
  66. ncbi request reprint Nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: replicating the open surgical technique
    Li Ming Su
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Urology 64:123-7. 2004
    ..During LRP and robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy, the use of cautery for hemostasis during nerve dissection is common despite its unknown effects on cavernous nerve function...
  67. ncbi request reprint Trocar site recurrence after laparoscopic nephroureterectomy
    Albert M Ong
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 170:1301. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint Pain control requirements for percutaneous ablation of renal tumors: cryoablation versus radiofrequency ablation--initial observations
    Mohamad E Allaf
    Brady Urological Institute, Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Radiology 237:366-70. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Exploring the learning curve, pathological outcomes and perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy performed for renal mass
    Richard E Link
    The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 173:1690-4. 2005
    ..We investigated the learning curve, pathological results and perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic injuries during laparoscopic urologic surgery
    Ioannis M Varkarakis
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    Urology 64:1089-93. 2004
    ..To review our experience with pancreatic injury (PI) associated with urologic laparoscopy. PI associated with urologic laparoscopy is uncommon...
  71. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell testicular cancer: a long-term update
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 62:324-7. 2003
    ..To assess retrospectively the long-term cancer control in patients undergoing laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) in the management of clinical Stage I nonseminomatous germ cell testicular tumors...
  72. ncbi request reprint Nerve sparing radical prostatectomy: effects of hemostatic energy sources on the recovery of cavernous nerve function in a canine model
    Albert M Ong
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 172:1318-22. 2004
    ..In this study, we evaluated the acute and chronic physiological effects of various hemostatic energy sources on cavernous nerve function in the canine model...
  73. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic RPLND for clinical stage I nonseminomatous germ cell testicular cancer: current status
    Sam B Bhayani
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Urol Oncol 22:145-8. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic RPLND, in its therapeutic form, may replicate open RPLND with a minimally invasive approach. Laparoscopic RPLND is an effective alternative to traditional treatment options...
  74. ncbi request reprint Necessity of ureteral catheter during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Pierluigi Bove
    Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 172:458-60. 2004
    ..In this study we assessed the necessity of ureteral catheter placement during LPN in decreasing urinary leakage...
  75. ncbi request reprint Tumor capacitance: electrical measurements of renal neoplasia
    Takeshi Inagaki
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    J Urol 172:454-7. 2004
    ..We evaluate the electrical properties of renal tumors using a specialized probe with the capability of measuring intra-tissue capacitance in an ex vivo model of fresh surgically excised tissue...
  76. ncbi request reprint Vena caval transection during retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy: report of the complication and review of the literature
    Marc McAllister
    Brady Urologic Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    J Urol 172:183-5. 2004
    ..Early recognition and conversion to an open procedure may be required to avoid further complications. We report 2 cases in which the vena cava was transected during retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy, and review the literature...
  77. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life before and after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 600 North Wolfe Street, Jefferson Street Building, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Urol 173:175-9; discussion 179. 2005
    ..We present a prospective assessment of HRQOL in 122 patients before and after LRP using the validated Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) questionnaire...
  78. ncbi request reprint Bipolar needle electrocautery for laparoscopic partial nephrectomy without renal vascular occlusion in a porcine model
    Albert M Ong
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Urology 62:1144-8. 2003
    ..To report a novel method of accomplishing laparoscopic lower pole partial nephrectomy in an acute porcine model using a bipolar needle electrode without the need for renal arterial occlusion...
  79. ncbi request reprint Making ends meet: a cost comparison of laparoscopic and open radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Urol 172:269-74. 2004
    ..We compared the perioperative costs of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) and open radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) at a metropolitan hospital by developing a detailed computer model...
  80. pmc A prospective comparison of robotic and laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg 243:486-91. 2006
    ..To determine whether robotic-assisted pyeloplasty (RLP) has any significant clinical or cost advantages over laparoscopic pyeloplasty (LP) for surgeons already facile with intracorporeal suturing...
  81. ncbi request reprint Management of secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction after failed primary laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Ioannis M Varkarakis
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    J Urol 172:180-2. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the treatment of patients in whom this technique fails. We present our experience with treating ureteropelvic junction obstruction after failed primary laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  82. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic sacral colpoperineopexy for treatment of perineal body descent and vaginal vault prolapse
    Richard E Link
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Urology 64:145-7. 2004
    ..Open sacral colpoperineopexy has been described for the treatment of perineal descent. We present a technique for laparoscopic sacral colpoperineopexy and highlight this approach with accompanying video segments...
  83. ncbi request reprint Complete daVinci versus laparoscopic pyeloplasty: cost analysis
    Sam B Bhayani
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Jefferson Building 161, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Endourol 19:327-32. 2005
    ..A relative cost analysis was performed assessing this technology in comparison with purely laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  84. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: duplication of open technique
    Mohamad E Allaf
    Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21237, USA
    Urology 65:575-7. 2005
    ..A modified template dissection that fully duplicates the open technique is now routinely performed at our institution. We describe and show in the accompanying video segments a laparoscopic modified template dissection...
  85. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: current status
    Mark Nogueira
    Department of Urology, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    BJU Int 95:59-64. 2005
  86. ncbi request reprint Re: Editorial: Laparoscopy and urologic oncology--I now pronounce you man and wife
    Sam B Bhayani
    J Urol 171:806-7. 2004
  87. ncbi request reprint Taking the side of transperitoneal access for surgery in upper urinary tract
    Mohamad E Allaf
    The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 600 North Wolfe Street, Jefferson Street Building, Suite 161, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:87-92. 2004
    ..A summary of the published literature as it pertains to the transperitoneal approach also is presented...