Kevin C Zorn

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hemostatic agents and instruments in laparoscopic renal surgery
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:403-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy in overweight and obese patients: oncological and validated-functional outcomes
    Aimee L Wiltz
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 73:316-22. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Training, credentialing, proctoring and medicolegal risks of robotic urological surgery: recommendations of the society of urologic robotic surgeons
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 182:1126-32. 2009
  4. pmc Adult stentless laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Arieh L Shalhav
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JSLS 11:8-13. 2007
  5. pmc Use of bone wax during laparoscopic renal ablative procedures: optimizing port utilization and reducing tract-site exposure
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    JSLS 11:453-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of prostate weight on operative and postoperative outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:300-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of robotic surgery in the treatment of localized prostate cancer
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC6038 J 653, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 8:197-210. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Case report: radiofrequency ablation-induced renal-pelvic obstruction resulting in nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1059-63. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Planned nerve preservation to reduce positive surgical margins during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:1303-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of collecting-system repair during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:315-20. 2007

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. doi request reprint Hemostatic agents and instruments in laparoscopic renal surgery
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:403-8. 2008
    ..On the other hand, the cost can rise quickly when multiple agents are employed. Combining suturing and hemostatic technology may be the best strategy...
  2. doi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy in overweight and obese patients: oncological and validated-functional outcomes
    Aimee L Wiltz
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 73:316-22. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of body mass index (BMI) on perioperative functional and oncological outcomes in patients undergoing robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP) when stratified by BMI...
  3. doi request reprint Training, credentialing, proctoring and medicolegal risks of robotic urological surgery: recommendations of the society of urologic robotic surgeons
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 182:1126-32. 2009
    ..We evaluated the current status of proctoring and credentialing in other surgical specialties to discuss and recommend its application and implementation specifically for robot assisted radical prostatectomy...
  4. pmc Adult stentless laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Arieh L Shalhav
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JSLS 11:8-13. 2007
    ..A nonstented pyeloplasty has only been reported in the pediatric literature. Herein, to the best of our knowledge, we report the first published experience with laparoscopic stentless pyeloplasty (LSP) in the adult population...
  5. pmc Use of bone wax during laparoscopic renal ablative procedures: optimizing port utilization and reducing tract-site exposure
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    JSLS 11:453-5. 2007
    ..We describe the use of a hemostatic wax sealant during laparoscopic renal ablative procedures to allow airtight transabdominal access of the treatment probe through a standard 5-mm port...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of prostate weight on operative and postoperative outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:300-5. 2007
    ..The effect of PW on surgical and pathologic outcomes has been reviewed in open and laparoscopic prostatectomy series. Little is known about its effects during RLRP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of robotic surgery in the treatment of localized prostate cancer
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC6038 J 653, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 8:197-210. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Case report: radiofrequency ablation-induced renal-pelvic obstruction resulting in nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1059-63. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first such case to be reported and the second reported renal-unit loss as the result of collecting-system obstruction after RFA...
  9. doi request reprint Planned nerve preservation to reduce positive surgical margins during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:1303-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effect of a protocol for side-specific NP based on preoperative variables on PSM rates and SF outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of collecting-system repair during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:315-20. 2007
    ..Deep, infiltrating lesions often necessitate collecting system repair (CSR), mandating further intracorporeal suturing and reconstruction. We compared our experience with LPN where CSR was and was not required after tumor resection...
  11. doi request reprint Long-term functional and oncological outcomes of patients undergoing sural nerve interposition grafting during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Endourol 22:1005-12. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the functional, pathologic, and oncologic outcomes of men who underwent robot-assisted sural-nerve graft (SNG) interposition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic radical and partial nephrectomy: effects on long-term serum creatinine
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:1035-40. 2007
    ..5 mg/dL and a two-kidney system. We compared the long-term sCr in patients who were treated with LPN and LRN...
  13. ncbi request reprint Operative outcomes of upper pole laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: comparison of lower pole laparoscopic and upper pole open partial nephrectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 70:28-34. 2007
    ..We report on the technical feasibility and operative outcomes of LPN for upper pole tumors (UPLPN) and lower pole tumors (LPLPN), and open partial nephrectomy (UPOPN) for upper pole tumors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Embolization of renal-artery pseudoaneurysm after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for angiomyolipoma: case report and literature review
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:763-8. 2007
    ..Renal-artery pseudoaneurysm (RAP) is a well-described complication of trauma or percutaneous urologic procedures. Delayed bleeding from an RAP is rare after partial nephrectomy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Long-term tensile properties of tension-free vaginal tape, suprapubic arc sling system and urethral sling in an in vivo rat model
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Urol 177:1195-8. 2007
    ..To our knowledge no long-term comparative in vivo studies assessing the tensile strength of these materials have been reported. We examined tensile properties during a 1-year period after in vivo implantation in a rat model...
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: an established minimally invasive procedure with proven oncologic track record
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:2053-5; discussion 2061. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of the Endoholder device during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the "poor man's" fourth arm equivalent
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:385-8. 2008
    ..Due to muscle fatigue and inability of the operator to see the operative field, frequent repositioning of the second assistant is often required...
  18. ncbi request reprint Solitary ureteral metastases of renal cell carcinoma
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 68:428.e5-7. 2006
    ..Also, we report the presence of focal extramedullary hematopoiesis occurring within this metastatic lesion...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pelvic lymphadenectomy during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: Assessing nodal yield, perioperative outcomes, and complications
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 74:296-302. 2009
    ..Because of the limitations of the robotic arm pitch in accessing the pelvic sidewall and undersurface of the iliac bifurcation, uro-oncologists have questioned the adequacy of robotic PLND...
  20. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: functional and pathologic outcomes with interfascial nerve preservation
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States
    Eur Urol 51:755-62; discussion 763. 2007
    ..RLRP has been associated with low morbidity, short convalescence and comparable oncologic and functional outcomes. We report our initial experience of 300 consecutive cases with selective use of interfascial nerve preservation (IFNP)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Da Vinci robot error and failure rates: single institution experience on a single three-arm robot unit of more than 700 consecutive robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomies
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1341-4. 2007
    ..Previous reports have suggested that a 2% to 5% device failure rate (FR) be quoted when counseling patients about robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP). We sought to evaluate our FR on the da Vinci system...
  22. doi request reprint Urinary and sexual quality of life 1 year following robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Sergey A Shikanov
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 180:663-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated urinary and sexual quality of life 1 year following robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and identified preoperative variables predictive of a severe decrease from baseline...
  23. pmc Comparison of three different tools for prediction of seminal vesicle invasion at radical prostatectomy
    Giovanni Lughezzani
    Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur Urol 62:590-6. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Early laparoscopic management of acute postoperative hemorrhage after initial laparoscopic surgery
    Edward M Gong
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:872-8. 2007
    ..We present our favorable experience with laparoscopic exploration after urologic surgery and suggest guidelines for laparoscopic management of post-laparoscopy bleeding...
  25. doi request reprint Gleason 6 prostate cancer in one or two biopsy cores can harbor more aggressive disease
    Mark H Katz
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 25:699-703. 2011
    ..A novel model for prediction of adverse pathologic outcomes was developed using preoperative characteristics...
  26. doi request reprint High intensity focused ultrasound renal tissue ablation: a laparoscopic porcine model
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 181:861-6. 2009
    ..In a porcine model we evaluated the safety and efficacy of a newly designed laparoscopic high intensity focused ultrasound probe and software that allows real-time ultrasound guidance during renal tissue ablation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting the risk of patients with biopsy Gleason score 6 to harbor a higher grade cancer
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 178:1925-8. 2007
    ..We analyzed the clinical variables that predict the likelihood of a patient with biopsy Gleason score 6 to harbor a higher grade tumor...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the LapraTy clip for facilitating reconstructive laparoscopic surgery in a porcine model
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:582-5. 2007
    ..To assess the efficacy, reliability, and performance of the LapraTy clip (LTc) as a substitute for knot tying during reconstructive surgery in a porcine model...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sural nerve grafting in robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: interim report
    Albert A Mikhail
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1547-51. 2007
    ..We report our experience with sural nerve grafting during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prostate weight: an independent predictor for positive surgical margins during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 14:3697-701. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated whether prostate weight (PW) is an independent predictor of extracapsular extension (ECE) and positive surgical margin (PSM)...
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and open partial nephrectomy in clinical T1a renal tumors
    Edward M Gong
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:953-7. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) has been described as more difficult to perform than open partial nephrectomy (OPN). We compare our series of LPN and OPN...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ischemia preconditioning does not confer resilience to warm ischemia in a solitary porcine kidney model
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:984-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether ischemia preconditioning (IPC) confers resilience to subsequent renal warm ischemia (WI) in a single-kidney porcine model...
  33. ncbi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy learning curve of a fellowship-trained laparoscopic surgeon
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 21:441-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated the learning curve of a highly experienced laparoscopic surgeon in achieving expertise with RLRP...
  34. ncbi request reprint Robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for biopsy Gleason 8 to 10: prediction of favorable pathologic outcome with preoperative parameters
    Sergey A Shikanov
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:1477-81. 2008
    ..Stratification of these patients according to preoperative variables was also performed in an attempt to predict organ-confined cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Artery-only occlusion may provide superior renal preservation during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Edward M Gong
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Urology 72:843-6. 2008
    ..However, this has not been demonstrated in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN). We compared our experience with AO and both artery and vein occlusion (AV) in LPN to optimize the method of ischemia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for tumors larger than 4 cm: a comparative study
    David A Lifshitz
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 24:49-55. 2010
    ..To compare the perioperative and functional outcomes of patients with clinical T(1a) and T(1b) renal tumors after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN)...
  37. doi request reprint Multi-institutional external validation of seminal vesicle invasion nomograms: head-to-head comparison of Gallina nomogram versus 2007 Partin tables
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:1461-7. 2009
    ..We performed an external validation of the Gallina et al. nomogram and the 2007 Partin tables in a large, multi-institutional North American cohort of men treated with robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mid term outcomes of initial 250 case experience with GreenLight 120W-HPS photoselective vaporization prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia: comparison of prostate volumes < 60 cc, 60 cc-100 cc and > 100 cc
    Pierre Alain Hueber
    Section of Urology Department of Surgery, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Urol 19:6450-8. 2012
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Urinary and sexual function outcomes among different age groups after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Frederick P Mendiola
    University of Chicago, Section of Urology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:519-24. 2008
    ..We present an age-stratified prospective assessment of urinary and sexual function of 300 patients after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)...
  40. doi request reprint Evolution of open radical retropubic prostatectomy--how have open surgeons responded to the challenge of minimally invasive surgery?
    Sujeet S Acharya
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:1893-7. 2009
    ..We sought to clarify whether open surgeons (OS) have modified their techniques, surgical equipment, and perioperative management in response to this trend...
  41. doi request reprint A single microfocus (5% or less) of Gleason 6 prostate cancer at biopsy--can we predict adverse pathological outcomes?
    Alan E Thong
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 180:2436-40. 2008
    ..Few studies have addressed clinical parameters that predict pathological upgrading or up staging at radical prostatectomy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Recovery of renal function after complete renal hilar versus artery alone clamping during open and laparoscopic surgery
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Urol 177:2371-4. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effect of laparoscopic vs open surgery on the recovery of renal function after clamping of the renal artery and vein, and the artery alone in a solitary kidney porcine model...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of renal ischemia in laparoscopic acute versus chronic solitary kidney model
    Mark B Lyon
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 69:402-6. 2007
    ..Here, we sought to assess the effects of WI on renal function in an acute versus chronic solitary kidney in the porcine model...
  44. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy in overweight and obese patients
    Albert A Mikhail
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 67:774-9. 2006
    ..To assess outcomes of robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RLRP) in overweight and obese patients, defined as those with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 30 kg/m2 and greater than 30 kg/m2, respectively...
  45. ncbi request reprint External validation of a nomogram for prediction of side-specific extracapsular extension at robotic radical prostatectomy
    Kevin C Zorn
    Minimal Invasive Urology Department, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 21:1345-51. 2007
    ..We tested the accuracy of an ORP-derived nomogram in predicting the rate of extracapsular extension (ECE) in a large RALP cohort...
  46. doi request reprint Impact of renal lesion size on perioperative and pathologic outcomes in patients undergoing laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Michael K Eng
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:439-43. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the perioperative and pathologic outcomes of LPN when stratifying for size of renal lesion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the argon beam coagulator alone in obtaining hemostasis after laparoscopic porcine heminephrectomy: a pilot study
    Alvaro Lucioni
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 15:4091-6. 2008
    ..We performed a pilot study evaluating the efficacy of the ABC-alone in obtaining hemostasis during laparoscopic heminephrectomy (LHN) in a porcine model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Wolffian duct derivative anomalies: technical considerations when encountered during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Sujeet S Acharya
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4601-6. 2009
    ..The advent of the minimally invasive era in urologic surgery has given rise to unique challenges in the surgical management of anomalies of the genitourinary tract...
  49. doi request reprint Knotless closure of the collecting system and renal parenchyma with a novel barbed suture during laparoscopic porcine partial nephrectomy
    Sergey Shikanov
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:1157-60. 2009
    ..We compared the outcomes of Quill SRS versus a conventional technique for kidney and collecting system closure during laparoscopic porcine partial nephrectomy...
  50. doi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: predictors of prolonged warm ischemia
    David A Lifshitz
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 182:860-5. 2009
    ..Warm ischemia time is associated with acute and possible long-term renal damage, particularly beyond a 30-minute threshold. We evaluated patient and tumor characteristics that might predict prolonged warm ischemia time...
  51. ncbi request reprint Short term outcomes of GreenLight vapor incision technique (VIT) of the prostate: comparison of outcomes to standard GreenLight 120W HPS vaporization in prostate volumes greater than 80 cc
    Tal Ben-Zvi
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Urol 20:6633-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate a hybrid technique involving GreenLight 120W HPS vapor incision tissue removal in prostate glands > 80 cc...
  52. doi request reprint Training and outcome monitoring in robotic urologic surgery
    Daniel Liberman
    Department of Urology, University of Montreal Health Center CHUM, Suite 301, 235 Boulevard Rene Levesque Est, Montreal, QC H2X 1N8, Canada
    Nat Rev Urol 9:17-22. 2012
    ..Guidelines for outcome monitoring following RS should be developed, to ensure patient safety and sufficient baseline surgeon skill...
  53. ncbi request reprint Extrafascial versus interfascial nerve-sparing technique for robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: comparison of functional outcomes and positive surgical margins characteristics
    Sergey Shikanov
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Urology 74:611-6. 2009
    ..It is believed that the IF-NSP technique used during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) spares more nerve fibers, while EF dissection may lower the risk for positive surgical margins (PSM)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgical modifications in bladder neck reconstruction and vesicourethral anastomosis during radical retropubic prostatectomy to reduce bladder neck contractures
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Can J Urol 13:3353-7. 2006
    ..We describe surgical modifications in radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) which have significantly reduced the incidence of bladder neck contractures (BNC)...
  55. doi request reprint Localized T1a renal lesions in the elderly: outcomes of laparoscopic renal surgery
    Tom Deklaj
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 24:397-401. 2010
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Serum creatinine can be used as a surrogate for glomerular filtration rate in single renal unit models
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4452-7; discussion 4457. 2009
    ..Measuring the GFR involves relatively complicated and expensive systems. In this study we determined whether serum creatinine (Scr) can predict the GFR in this model...
  57. ncbi request reprint Minimizing knot tying during reconstructive laparoscopic urology
    Arieh L Shalhav
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 68:508-13. 2006
    ..Intracorporeal knot tying during urologic reconstructive surgery is one of the most technically challenging skills of laparoscopic surgery. We describe our experience using the Lapra-Ty clip to substitute for knot tying...
  58. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: first 100 patients with one year of follow-up
    Albert A Mikhail
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60738, USA
    Urology 68:1275-9. 2006
    ..Continued technological advances have expanded our armamentarium of minimally invasive devices and techniques to offer our patients. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy has been adopted at many centers...
  59. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for clinical T1bN0M0 renal tumors: comparison of perioperative, pathological, and functional outcomes
    Tom Deklaj
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 24:1603-7. 2010
    ..To compare outcomes in patients treated with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) and laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) for clinical T1bN0M0 renal masses...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bladder neck contracture after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: evaluation of incidence and risk factors and impact on urinary function
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:377-83. 2008
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Bladder neck contracture after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: evaluation of incidence and risk factors and impact on urinary function
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:97-104. 2008
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Oncological and functional outcomes after robot-assisted radical cystectomy: critical review of current status
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Urology 78:977-84. 2011
    ..This review of published RARC series affirms the need for prospective, long-term, controlled studies to adequately evaluate the role of robotics in bladder cancer surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint In-vitro gliding resistance of Lapra-Ty clip on polypropylene and glycolide sutures
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 21:310-4. 2007
    ..However, data regarding its safety and efficacy are scarce. We critically assessed the in-vitro performance of the LTc over different sizes of two suture materials commonly used during reconstructive procedures...
  64. doi request reprint Is seminal vesiculectomy necessary in all patients with biopsy Gleason score 6?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:709-13. 2009
    ..In this study we evaluated the oncological benefit of routine removal of the SVs in currently operated patients...
  65. doi request reprint Application of ice cold irrigation during vascular pedicle control of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: EnSeal instrument cooling to reduce collateral thermal tissue damage
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Montreal Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Endourol 24:1991-6. 2010
    ..As such, we sought to evaluate the collateral tissue effects of EnSeal with or without cold saline irrigation (CSI) during PVP control...
  66. doi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a single-center evolving experience
    David A Lifshitz
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 75:282-7. 2010
    ..To review our laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) experience, examine the evolution of technique, and compare the outcomes between the early and recent experience. The indications and surgical technique of LPN continuously evolve...
  67. ncbi request reprint Impact of posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: retrospective analysis of time to continence
    Jason R Woo
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 23:1995-9. 2009
    ..In the present study, we evaluate time to achieve continence in patients who are undergoing RARP with and without PR reconstruction...
  68. ncbi request reprint Continued improvement of perioperative, pathological and continence outcomes during 700 robot-assisted radical prostatectomies
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4742-9; discussion 4749. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the impact of experience on urinary and sexual outcomes. Herein, we review the perioperative, pathological and functional outcomes of our initial 700 consecutive procedures with at least 1 year follow up...
  69. doi request reprint Surgeons' perceptions and injuries during and after urologic laparoscopic surgery
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 71:404-7. 2008
    ..We undertook this study to assess the prevalence of surgeons' deleterious perceptions or injuries related to laparoscopic urologic surgery...
  70. doi request reprint Analysis of continence rates following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: strict leak-free and pad-free continence
    W Stuart Reynolds
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Urology 75:431-6. 2010
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  71. ncbi request reprint Mixed epithelial stromal renal tumor with dystrophic ossification: a case report and literature review
    Michael C Large
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 16:4690-3. 2009
    ..We conclude that laparoscopy may be utilized to safely perform nephron sparing surgery for select, calcified renal masses...
  72. ncbi request reprint Posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: critical analysis of techniques and outcomes
    Gagan Gautam
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Urology 76:734-41. 2010
    ..Although initial results appear favorable, the true continence benefit of PRR remains debatable and requires further research...
  73. doi request reprint Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: current perspectives and future prospects
    Gagan Gautam
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 74:735-40. 2009
    ..Economic factors, as well as the necessity of an experienced bedside assistant, present the potential shortcomings of the procedure...
  74. ncbi request reprint Resident involvement in open radical prostatectomy: a review of urology surgical training
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Urol 13:3164-8. 2006
    ..Herein, we evaluate a questionnaire to quantify the level of resident participation in radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) and assess whether resident perception of how much involvement in a case correlates with staff surgeons...
  75. ncbi request reprint Trifecta outcomes after robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    Sergey A Shikanov
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Urology 74:619-23. 2009
    ..The definitions of continence and potency were not standardized, which poses difficulty in comparing published results...
  76. ncbi request reprint Renal angiomyolipoma with intravascular extension into the inferior vena cava: a case report and review of the literature
    George R Schade
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 15:4012-5. 2008
    ..We present a case report and a description of the surgical management, and provide a review of the literature concerning this rare finding...
  77. ncbi request reprint Embolization of a massive retropubic hemorrhage following a tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure: case report and literature review
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Urology and Department of Interventional Radiology, Sherbrooke University Hospital, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Urol 12:2560-3. 2005
    ..Bleeding and hematoma formation, although rare, can occur. Both conservative and surgical managements of this complication have been described...
  78. ncbi request reprint Does stage T3a renal cell carcinoma embrace a homogeneous group of patients?
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Urology and Pathology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Urol 177:1682-6. 2007
    ..Renal cell carcinoma invading the perinephric fat is classified as a stage T3a tumor in the 2002 TNM version. Based on long-term followup we examined the prognostic significance of this definition...
  79. ncbi request reprint Artificial ureters in renal transplantation
    Sero Andonian
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 66:1109. 2005
    ..After 12 and 15 months of follow-up, the renal function was stable, with no evidence of obstruction. Long-term follow-up is needed to monitor the rate of late encrustation and obstruction...
  80. ncbi request reprint Case report: conservative management of a large capnothorax following laparoscopic renal surgery
    Lambda P Msezane
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Endourol 21:1445-7. 2007
    ..We report a case of an asymptomatic, large pneumothorax that was allowed to resolve spontaneously, thus reinforcing the notion of noninvasive capnothorax management incurred during laparoscopic renal surgery...
  81. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy in the ninth decade: operative results and long-term survival outcomes
    Frederick P Mendiola
    University of Chicago, Section of Urology, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Can J Urol 14:3628-34. 2007
    ..Herein, we report our experience with radical cystectomy in the elderly population...
  82. ncbi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic simultaneous bilateral adrenalectomy
    Albert A Mikhail
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Urology 67:693-6. 2006
    ..To compare our experience with synchronous bilateral adrenalectomy using laparoscopic and open techniques. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy has become the reference standard for management of benign unilateral adrenal pathologic findings...
  83. doi request reprint Robotic radical prostatectomy: assurance of water-tight vesicourethral anastomotic closure with the Lapra-Ty clip
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:863-5. 2008
    ..Here we discuss our current anastomotic technique and highlight specific situations in which LTc use may prove beneficial...
  84. ncbi request reprint Case report: laparoscopic resection of ureteral inverted papilloma
    Mark B Lyon
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 20:399-401. 2006
    ..Herein, we describe a novel laparoscopic approach for the treatment of a ureteral inverted papilloma. To our knowledge, this approach is the first application of laparoscopy for the treatment of this lesion...
  85. ncbi request reprint Female neo-urethral reconstruction with a modified neurovascular pudendal thigh flap (Singapore flap): initial experience
    Kevin C Zorn
    Department of Urology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Urol 14:3449-54. 2007
    ..We report a new approach to this challenging procedure, using a modified neurovascular pudendal thigh flap (Singapore flap) for neo-urethral reconstruction in two patients at our institution...
  86. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic port-site metastasis in urologic surgery
    Michael K Eng
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Endourol 22:1581-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a current review of port-site metastases reported in the urologic oncology literature, as well as etiologic factors and preventative measures...
  87. ncbi request reprint The Will Rogers phenomenon in urological oncology
    Ofer N Gofrit
    Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Urol 179:28-33. 2008
    ..Improvement in the prognosis of patient groups due to stage or grade reclassification is called the Will Rogers phenomenon. We determined the significance of the Will Rogers phenomenon in urological oncology...
  88. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ice slurry coolant for renal hypothermia
    Marcelo A Orvieto
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Urol 177:382-5. 2007
    ..We assessed the safety and efficacy of microparticulate ice slurry for laparoscopic hypothermia during renal ischemia in a single kidney porcine model...