Vincent G Bird

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic transperitoneal pyeloplasty for patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a single-center study
    Vincent G Bird
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 1400 NW 10th Avenue, Dominion Tower, Suite 509, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Urology 77:730-4. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for patients with dialysis-dependent end-stage renal disease: an analysis and comparison of perioperative outcome
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Urology 75:1335-42. 2010
  3. pmc Molecular characterization of kidney cancer: association of hyaluronic acid family with histological subtypes and metastasis
    Andrew Chi
    Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Cancer 118:2394-402. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Initial clinical experience with use of ureteral access sheaths in the diagnosis and treatment of upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Michael A Gorin
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 78:523-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A renal protocol for all ages and all indications: mercapto-acetyl-triglycine (MAG3) with simultaneous injection of furosemide (MAG3-F0): a 17-year experience
    George N Sfakianakis
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 39:156-73. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of renal biopsy immediately prior to laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation: a multicenter study
    Christopher C Kyle
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Endourol 22:2291-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic upper pole heminephrectomy for ectopic ureter: initial experience
    David S Wang
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Can J Urol 11:2141-5. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Impact of body mass index and tumor location on the incidence of benign histology at the time of nephron-sparing surgery
    Bruce R Kava
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1319-24. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic-guided radiofrequency ablation is safe for the treatment of enhancing renal masses among patients prescribed antithrombotic agents
    Michael A Gorin
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 18:35-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of different extraction sites used during laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Urol 181:1565-70. 2009

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic transperitoneal pyeloplasty for patients with ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a single-center study
    Vincent G Bird
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 1400 NW 10th Avenue, Dominion Tower, Suite 509, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Urology 77:730-4. 2011
    ..Robotic assistance may further expedite dissection and reconstruction; however it is unclear whether this has an impact on results...
  2. doi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for patients with dialysis-dependent end-stage renal disease: an analysis and comparison of perioperative outcome
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Urology 75:1335-42. 2010
    ..Indications are increasing to include higher risk patients including those with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) necessitating dialysis...
  3. pmc Molecular characterization of kidney cancer: association of hyaluronic acid family with histological subtypes and metastasis
    Andrew Chi
    Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Cancer 118:2394-402. 2012
    ..HA family members promote tumor growth and metastasis. The authors evaluated the expression of HA family members in kidney specimens...
  4. doi request reprint Initial clinical experience with use of ureteral access sheaths in the diagnosis and treatment of upper tract urothelial carcinoma
    Michael A Gorin
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Urology 78:523-7. 2011
    ..To describe our experience with ureteral access sheaths in the diagnosis and treatment of upper tract urothelial carcinoma...
  5. doi request reprint A renal protocol for all ages and all indications: mercapto-acetyl-triglycine (MAG3) with simultaneous injection of furosemide (MAG3-F0): a 17-year experience
    George N Sfakianakis
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Semin Nucl Med 39:156-73. 2009
    ..The clinical usefulness of the MAG(3)-F(0) protocol in most congenital or acquired renal problems is proven through long-term clinical experience and has resulted in a substantial utilization of the test at our Center...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic yield of renal biopsy immediately prior to laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation: a multicenter study
    Christopher C Kyle
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Endourol 22:2291-3. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic as well as percutaneous cryotherapy and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) have been utilized. Herein we review our experience with renal biopsy immediately prior to laparoscopic RFA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic upper pole heminephrectomy for ectopic ureter: initial experience
    David S Wang
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Can J Urol 11:2141-5. 2004
    ..We review our technique and experience with laparoscopic upper pole heminephrectomy. A brief review of the literature is provided...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of body mass index and tumor location on the incidence of benign histology at the time of nephron-sparing surgery
    Bruce R Kava
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1319-24. 2012
    ..Providing external validation of these variables and evaluating the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and tumor location on the likelihood of benign histology during NSS for T1 tumors were the objectives of this study...
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic-guided radiofrequency ablation is safe for the treatment of enhancing renal masses among patients prescribed antithrombotic agents
    Michael A Gorin
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 18:35-9. 2012
    ..673). No patient required a blood transfusion or experienced a postoperative thromboembolic event. In conclusion, when current practice guidelines are followed, LRFA is safe among patients prescribed antithrombotic agents...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of different extraction sites used during laparoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Urol 181:1565-70. 2009
    ..The development of incisional hernias from the extraction site is a known but infrequent delayed complication. We analyzed different extraction sites and risk factors for such hernias...
  11. doi request reprint Management of renal masses with laparoscopic-guided radiofrequency ablation versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Endourol 23:81-8. 2009
    ..Our purpose is to determine if multipass LRFA is comparable, in terms of surgical risk and immediate postoperative outcomes, to laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlation of preoperative three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography with intraoperative findings in laparoscopic renal surgery
    David S Wang
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Endourol 19:193-9. 2005
    ..We now use 3D-MRA as part of our preoperative evaluation in selected patients undergoing laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, pyeloplasty, radical nephrectomy, and partial nephrectomy...
  13. doi request reprint Single-center clinical comparison of two reinforced ureteral access sheaths for retrograde ureteroscopic treatment of urinary lithiasis
    Rajinikanth Ayyathurai
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016960 M814, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:409-14. 2012
    ..However, few clinical comparisons have been performed. We present the first large-scale comparison of the Applied ForteXE(®) and ACMI-Gyrus Uropass(®) UAS...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of preoperative ureteral stenting on outcome of ureteroscopic treatment for urinary lithiasis
    John M Shields
    Department of Urology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Urol 182:2768-74. 2009
    ..We investigated the impact of a preexistent ureteral stent in relation to a number of parameters and outcomes of ureteroscopic management for urinary lithiasis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: University of Miami experience with the daVinci Surgical System
    Farjaad M Siddiq
    Division of Endourology and Laparoscopy, Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Endourol 19:387-92. 2005
    ..We report our experience with laparoscopic pyeloplasty using the daVinci surgical platform...
  16. pmc Conservative management of a splenic injury related to percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
    Robert I Carey
    University of Miami, Department of Urology, Miami, Florida, USA
    JSLS 10:504-6. 2006
    ..Injury to intraperitoneal organs is unusual during percutaneous renal surgery. We report a splenic injury during upper pole percutaneous renal access for nephrostolithotomy that was managed conservatively...
  17. ncbi request reprint Living donor nephrectomy: University of Miami technique and current results
    Samir P Shirodkar
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Arch Esp Urol 63:163-70. 2010
    ..The University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Transplant Center performs a large number of living-donor nephrectomies, with increasing use of LDN and here we report our cumulative experience...
  18. doi request reprint Differentiation of oncocytoma and renal cell carcinoma in small renal masses (<4 cm): the role of 4-phase computerized tomography
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016960 M 814, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    World J Urol 29:787-92. 2011
    ..We investigate the use of 4-phase computerized tomography with intravenous contrast to help distinguish oncocytoma from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in tumors <4 cm...
  19. ncbi request reprint Combining hand assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy with cystoscopic circumferential excision of the distal ureter without primary closure of the bladder cuff--is it safe?
    Eliecer Kurzer
    Division of Endourology and Laparoscopy, Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Urol 175:63-7; discussion 67-8. 2006
    ..We report the oncological sequelae in patients who underwent HAL-NU using our technique of complete ureteral removal...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: surgical technique
    David S Wang
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Endourol 18:205-09; discussion 209-10. 2004
    ..At the time of division of the renal vein, the stapler is placed on the wall of the inferior vena cava in order to gain maximal length. This technique has allowed HAL right-sided donor nephrectomy to be performed safely when indicated...
  21. doi request reprint Borrowing from interventional radiology: novel technique to dilate scarred nephrostomy tract
    Steve K Williams
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33126, USA
    Urology 72:1156-8. 2008
    ..We report the use of an atherotomy cutting balloon for dilation of the chronic nephrostomy tract. The ease of use makes this device a useful alternative to standard dilation techniques...
  22. doi request reprint Percutaneous nephrolithotomy and cystolithalapaxy for a "forgotten" stent in a transplant kidney: case report and literature review
    Yevgeniy Veltman
    Department of Urology, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:112-7. 2010
    ..Ureteral stent design is still in a state of evolution with a focus on creating stents of new materials, and stents with new coatings, that may prevent encrustation...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single site nephrectomy with the SPIDER surgical system: engineering advancements tested in a porcine model
    Nelson Salas
    Joint Bioengineering and Endourology Developmental Surgical JBEDS Laboratory, Division of Endourology, Laparoscopy, and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Endourol 25:739-42. 2011
    ..We present our initial preclinical experience with the SPIDER surgical system during renal surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Construction-related differences seen in ureteral access sheaths: comparison of reinforced versus nonreinforced ureteral access sheaths
    John M Shields
    Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Urology 73:241-4. 2009
    ..This study compared reinforced (RUASs) and nonreinforced UASs (NRUASs) of the same manufacturer to determine whether RUASs expedite ureteroscopy and how relevant the reinforced structure is in terms of overall success...
  26. doi request reprint Chemokine and chemokine receptor expression in kidney tumors: molecular profiling of histological subtypes and association with metastasis
    Jeffrey C Gahan
    Department of Urology, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    J Urol 187:827-33. 2012
    ..SDF-1 is a CXCR4 and 7 ligand with 6 known isoforms. We evaluated the expression of these chemokines and chemokine receptors in kidney specimens...
  27. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic upper-pole heminephrectomy for ectopic ureter: surgical technique
    David S Wang
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Endourol 17:469-73. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic upper-pole heminephrectomy for ectopic ureter is safe and reproducible and offers the patient the typical postoperative benefits of laparoscopic surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Frequency of ureteroscope damage seen at a tertiary care center
    Robert I Carey
    Department of Urology, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Florida 33101, USA
    J Urol 176:607-10; discussion 610. 2006
    ..Maintenance and repair are associated with significant cost. We reviewed and assessed the frequency and cause of ureteroscope damage at our medical center...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of bipolar energy for transurethral resection of bladder tumors: pathologic considerations
    David S Wang
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Endourol 18:578-82. 2004
    ..In this study, we compared the pathologic characteristics of bladder tumor specimens resected with bipolar versus standard monopolar energy to determine specimen quality...
  30. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for patients with T2 and T3 renal-cell carcinoma: evaluation of perioperative outcomes
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Endourol 23:1527-33. 2009
    ..Indications are now expanding to include patients with T2 or T3 tumors. The purpose of this study is to evaluate LRN as a minimally invasive procedure for treatment of advanced stage renal tumors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of 10 separate fibroepithelial polyps arising in a single ureter
    Robert I Carey
    Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Urology 67:413-5. 2006
    ..These polyps are often solitary, but cases of multiple polyps have also been reported. Treatment of these entities has evolved with emerging surgical techniques and technologies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns in the treatment of large renal stones
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Endourol 17:355-63. 2003
    ..To determine the current practice patterns of a large group of urologists in the treatment of large renal stones...
  33. ncbi request reprint Identification and dissection of bladder neck during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Urology 60:680-1. 2002
    ..We describe a transurethral technique that facilitates laparoscopic identification and incision of the bladder neck. All cases were successful, with clear and sharp bladder neck margins. All bladder neck surgical margins were tumor free...
  34. ncbi request reprint A comparison of unenhanced helical computerized tomography findings and renal obstruction determined by furosemide 99m technetium mercaptoacetyltriglycine diuretic scintirenography for patients with acute renal colic
    Vincent G Bird
    Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Urol 167:1597-603. 2002
    ..We assessed unenhanced helical computerized tomography (CT) secondary findings as predictors of renal obstruction as determined by diuretic scintirenography, and determined their reproducibility...