Ravi Munver

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adrenal-preserving minimally invasive surgery: the role of laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy, cryosurgery, and radiofrequency ablation of the adrenal gland
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr 900, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 4:87-92. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of delay to nephroureterectomy for patients undergoing ureteroscopic biopsy and laser tumor ablation of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Stephen Boorjian
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 66:283-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Abnormal selective cytology results predict recurrence of upper-tract transitional-cell carcinoma treated with ureteroscopic laser ablation
    Stephen Boorjian
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Endourol 18:912-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: a combined experience
    Michael A Palese
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Endourol 19:382-6. 2005
  5. pmc Robot-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty
    Michael A Palese
    The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Urology, New York, New York, USA
    JSLS 9:252-7. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for recurrent renal-cell carcinoma in patients previously treated with nephron-sparing surgery
    Samay Jain
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    J Endourol 27:309-12. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Cryosurgery of the adrenal gland
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ 07601, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 3:181-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary-tract transitional-cell carcinoma
    Ravi Munver
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Endourol 18:351-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: history, evolution, and future
    Ravi Munver
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Endourol 18:748-55. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Diagnosis and surgical management for primary hyperaldosteronism
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Suite 403, Hackensack, NJ, 07601, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 11:51-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Adrenal-preserving minimally invasive surgery: the role of laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy, cryosurgery, and radiofrequency ablation of the adrenal gland
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr 900, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 4:87-92. 2003
    ..Clearly, more experience and longer follow-up is necessary to validate these procedures. Herein we describe the surgical techniques and early results of treatment with adrenal-sparing surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of delay to nephroureterectomy for patients undergoing ureteroscopic biopsy and laser tumor ablation of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Stephen Boorjian
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 66:283-7. 2005
    ..To investigate whether a delay in nephroureterectomy for patients with transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract owing to ureteroscopic biopsy and/or laser tumor ablation affects postoperative disease status...
  3. ncbi request reprint Abnormal selective cytology results predict recurrence of upper-tract transitional-cell carcinoma treated with ureteroscopic laser ablation
    Stephen Boorjian
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Endourol 18:912-6. 2004
    ..We evaluated the impact of selective upper-tract cytology findings on tumor recurrence and renal salvage rate after ureteroscopic laser tumor ablation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: a combined experience
    Michael A Palese
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Endourol 19:382-6. 2005
    ..We report our experience with robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty using the daVinci Surgical System at three New York City medical centers...
  5. pmc Robot-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty
    Michael A Palese
    The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Urology, New York, New York, USA
    JSLS 9:252-7. 2005
    ..We report our experience with robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System at 3 New York City medical centers...
  6. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for recurrent renal-cell carcinoma in patients previously treated with nephron-sparing surgery
    Samay Jain
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    J Endourol 27:309-12. 2013
    ..We studied the outcomes of patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (RAPN) after previous ipsilateral open or laparoscopic NSS for renal-cell carcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cryosurgery of the adrenal gland
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ 07601, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 3:181-5. 2004
    ..We examine our experience and discuss our results with open and laparoscopic adrenal cryosurgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary-tract transitional-cell carcinoma
    Ravi Munver
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Endourol 18:351-8. 2004
    ..As operative times decrease, hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy may become the procedure of choice for upper-tract transitional-cell carcinoma. The techniques and early results are described...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: history, evolution, and future
    Ravi Munver
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Endourol 18:748-55. 2004
    ..This review describes the early results, ongoing evaluation, and future role for this novel surgical procedure...
  10. doi request reprint Diagnosis and surgical management for primary hyperaldosteronism
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Suite 403, Hackensack, NJ, 07601, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 11:51-7. 2010
    ..Herein we describe the evaluation and surgical management for patients with a suspected diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism...
  11. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients with prostate cancer with high-risk features: predictors of favorable pathologic outcome
    Jayant Uberoi
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    J Endourol 24:403-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess whether certain preoperative clinical and pathologic characteristics correlate with pathologic outcome in high-risk prostate cancer patients who underwent robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP)...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of repeated hilar clamping on renal function during laparoscopic and robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
    Peter L Steinberg
    Department of Urology, Maine Medical Partners, South Portland, Maine 04101, USA
    J Endourol 25:1525-30. 2011
    ..We describe the impact of repeated renal hilar clamping during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) and robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RPN) on the overall function of the operated kidney...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in renal cell carcinoma
    Bernadette Galli
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Urol Nurs 25:83-6, 133; quiz 87. 2005
    ..Understanding the procedure, preoperative instructions, and recovery will assist nurses in counseling patients considering laparoscopic radical nephrectomy...
  14. pmc Clinical, pathologic, and functional outcomes after nephron-sparing surgery in patients with a solitary kidney: a multicenter experience
    Adam C Mues
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Endourol 26:1361-6. 2012
    ..We analyzed patients with a renal mass in a solitary kidney undergoing nephron-sparing procedures to determine perioperative, oncologic, and renal functional outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Suite 403, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 6:72-7. 2005
    ..This article describes retroperitoneal laparoscopic adrenalectomy including indications, operative technique, and a review of the literature...
  16. ncbi request reprint The advantages of hand-assisted laparoscopy
    Ravi Munver
    New York Urological Associates, 880 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:100-7. 2004
    ..This review article offers a historical review of the development of hand-assisted laparoscopy and describes the procedures commonly performed today using this technique...
  17. ncbi request reprint Right laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: a single institution experience
    Stephen Boorjian
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Transplantation 77:437-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of our study, therefore, was to report on a large, single-institution experience with right LLDN performed using a hand-assisted, transperitoneal approach...
  18. ncbi request reprint Renal angiomyolipoma with contrast-enhancing elements mimicking renal malignancy: radiographic and pathologic evaluation
    Brian A VanderBrink
    James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Urology 63:584-6. 2004
    ..Surgical excision of the lesions was performed and the pathologic examination revealed a benign angiomyolipoma with epithelioid features...
  19. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgical management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction: laparoscopic and robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Ravi Munver
    The James Buchanan Brady Foundation, Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 13:367-84. 2003
    ..Herein, we report the early results, ongoing evolution, and potential future role for these novel surgical procedures...
  20. doi request reprint Critical analysis of laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in the setting of complex renal vasculature: initial experience and intermediate outcomes
    Grant I S Disick
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    J Endourol 23:451-5. 2009
    ..We report our experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) in the setting of complex renal vasculature and critically analyze the technique and intermediate recipient outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adrenal-preserving minimally invasive surgery: update on the current status of laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy
    Grant I S Disick
    Department of Urology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1272, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 9:67-72. 2008
    ..This article reviews the recent literature and reports on intermediate results with laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy (LPA)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of metastases to the adrenal gland: open, laparoscopic, and ablative approaches
    Jayant Uberoi
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Touro University College of Medicine, 360 Essex Street, Suite 403, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 10:67-72. 2009
    ..Proper patient selection for the laparoscopic versus open approach remains paramount in deciding the best treatment for the individual patient...
  23. pmc Cryoablation of small renal tumors in patients with solitary kidneys: initial experience
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Suite 403, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Adv Urol . 2008
    ..Conclusion. Intermediate-term results suggest that renal cryoablation offers a feasible alternative for patients that require a maximal nephron-sparing effort with preservation of renal function and minimal risk of tumor recurrence...
  24. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy: a case report and review of the literature
    Jennifer Yates
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Suite 403, Hackensack, NJ, 07601, USA
    J Robot Surg 4:149-54. 2010
    ..In conclusion, while robot-assisted laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy remains in its infancy, it can be performed safely and with satisfactory surgical and functional outcomes. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns among urologic surgeons treating localized renal cell carcinoma in the laparoscopic age: technology versus oncology
    Douglas S Scherr
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Urology 62:1007-11. 2003
    ..Many now regard laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) as a standard of care in the management of localized renal cell carcinoma. As laparoscopy becomes more prevalent in the urologic community, practice patterns are changing...
  26. pmc Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in the morbidly obese patient
    Jennifer Yates
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 360 Essex Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Prostate Cancer 2011:618623. 2011
    ..Conclusions. In our experience, RALP is feasible in morbidly obese patients. We noted several challenges in this patient population which were overcome with modification of technique and experience...
  27. doi request reprint Flexible ureterorenoscopy and holmium laser lithotripsy for the management of renal stone burdens that measure 2 to 3 cm: a multi-institutional experience
    Elias S Hyams
    Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Endourol 24:1583-8. 2010
    ..We report a multi-institutional series of URS/laser lithotripsy for renal stone burdens that measure 2 to 3 cm...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the incidentally discovered adrenal mass
    Ravi Munver
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Suite 703, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:73-7. 2004
    ..Furthermore, it is of great importance to identify patients who are morbidly affected by hormonal hypersecretion or malignant potential. This article describes the emerging guidelines for the evaluation of the incidental adrenal mass...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adrenal insufficiency: diagnosis and management
    Ravi Munver
    Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ 07601, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 7:80-5. 2006
    ..The presentation of adrenal insufficiency varies dramatically and poses a major diagnostic dilemma. This review focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency...
  30. ncbi request reprint Open partial nephrectomy using saline-enhanced monopolar radiofrequency device: evaluation of novel surgical technique with TissueLink DS3.0 Dissecting Sealer
    Pedram Ilbeigi
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Urology 65:578-82. 2005
    ..We assessed this device as an alternative dissecting tool during open partial nephrectomy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of symptomatic caliceal diverticula: a retrospective comparison of percutaneous nephrolithotripsy and ureteroscopy
    Brian K Auge
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Endourol 16:557-63. 2002
    ..A retrospective review of our patients was performed to determine the most appropriate endoscopic management option for patients with symptomatic caliceal diverticula...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hypertonic saline-augmented radiofrequency ablation of the VX-2 tumor implanted in the rabbit kidney: a short-term survival pilot study
    Ravi Munver
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 60:170-5. 2002
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