kidney pelvis

Summary

Summary: The flattened, funnel-shaped expansion connecting the URETER to the KIDNEY CALICES.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of the learning curve and outcomes of robotic assisted pediatric pyeloplasty
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 Northeast Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Urol 185:2517-22. 2011
  2. ncbi Congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction: physiopathology, decoupling of tout court pelvic dilatation-obstruction semantic connection, biomarkers to predict renal damage evolution
    C Alberti
    L D of Surgical Semeiotics University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16:213-9. 2012
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty with concomitant pyelolithotomy
    Sanjay Ramakumar
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Urol 167:1378-80. 2002
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: current status
    Takeshi Inagaki
    The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BJU Int 95:102-5. 2005
  5. ncbi Transmesocolic approach to laparoscopic pyeloplasty: our 8-year experience
    Manickam Ramalingam
    Department of Urology, KG Hospital and PG Institute, Coimbatore, India
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:194-8. 2008
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty for secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Chandru P Sundaram
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Urol 169:2037-40. 2003
  7. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: an analysis of first 100 cases and important lessons learned
    Onkar Singh
    Department of Urology, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, 462038, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:85-90. 2011
  8. ncbi Creation of ureteropelvic junction obstruction and its correction by chemical glue-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty
    Allen W Chiu
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Endourol 17:23-8. 2003
  9. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty using endoscopic GIA stapler for ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Hidemori Araki
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai, Nagoya, Japan
    J Endourol 19:143-6. 2005
  10. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the renal pelvis
    S M Moudouni
    Department of Urology, B Hopital Pontchaillou, CHU Rennes, France
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 35:425-7. 2001

Research Grants

  1. Calorie Restriction Effects on Chromosomal Aberrations
    CHARLEEN MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis
    GLENN PREMINGER; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications212 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Comparison of the learning curve and outcomes of robotic assisted pediatric pyeloplasty
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 Northeast Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Urol 185:2517-22. 2011
    ..We compared the learning curve and outcomes in children undergoing robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty during the initiation of a robotic surgery program compared to the benchmark of open pyeloplasty...
  2. ncbi Congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction: physiopathology, decoupling of tout court pelvic dilatation-obstruction semantic connection, biomarkers to predict renal damage evolution
    C Alberti
    L D of Surgical Semeiotics University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 16:213-9. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty with concomitant pyelolithotomy
    Sanjay Ramakumar
    Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Urol 167:1378-80. 2002
    ..We present our experience with laparoscopic pyeloplasty plus pyelolithotomy in patients in whom stones were not the cause of ureteropelvic junction obstruction...
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: current status
    Takeshi Inagaki
    The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BJU Int 95:102-5. 2005
    ..To review current publications and report our results and long-term follow-up of laparoscopic transperitoneal pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction...
  5. ncbi Transmesocolic approach to laparoscopic pyeloplasty: our 8-year experience
    Manickam Ramalingam
    Department of Urology, KG Hospital and PG Institute, Coimbatore, India
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:194-8. 2008
    ..One patient was lost for follow-up, and 1 patient is awaiting a renogram. Among the remaining 24 patients, 22 patients had improved drainage (IVU or isotope renogram), and 2 of the patients had stable renal function...
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty for secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Chandru P Sundaram
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Urol 169:2037-40. 2003
    ..However, little has been written on the application of this technique for secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction. We report the largest series of secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction managed by laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  7. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: an analysis of first 100 cases and important lessons learned
    Onkar Singh
    Department of Urology, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, 462038, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:85-90. 2011
    ..It is providing similar results when compared with open surgery. We here present our technique and analyses of experience of our first 100 cases...
  8. ncbi Creation of ureteropelvic junction obstruction and its correction by chemical glue-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty
    Allen W Chiu
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Endourol 17:23-8. 2003
    ..We established a porcine model of ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction using a laparoscopic technique and assessed the outcome of standard suture-assisted and chemical glue-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  9. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty using endoscopic GIA stapler for ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Hidemori Araki
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsurumai, Nagoya, Japan
    J Endourol 19:143-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficiency and safety of this procedure using an endoscopic GIA stapler, the clinical outcomes and our procedures are presented...
  10. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma of the renal pelvis
    S M Moudouni
    Department of Urology, B Hopital Pontchaillou, CHU Rennes, France
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 35:425-7. 2001
    ..In this instance clinical presentation and imaging finding are not helpful in accurately establishing the diagnosis preoperatively. Wide surgical excision would appear to be the treatment of choice...
  11. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty versus antegrade endopyelotomy: comparison in 100 patients and a new algorithm for the minimally invasive treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Michael C Ost
    Department of Urology, North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
    Urology 66:47-51. 2005
    ..To maximize an efficacious outcome, minimally invasive UPJO treatment decisions should be based on patient and surgeon preference, as directed by the presented algorithm...
  12. ncbi Bladder tumour development after urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract is related to primary tumour location
    Richard E Zigeuner
    Department of Surgery, Research Unit for Biomedical Engineering and Computing, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 25, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    BJU Int 98:1181-6. 2006
    ..To better define the predictors of bladder tumour development in patients operated for upper urinary tract urothelial cancer (UT-UC)...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi Steps to reduce operative time in laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty for moderate to large renal pelvis
    Anil Mandhani
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Urology 66:981-4. 2005
    ..To describe the steps to reduce the operative time for laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty in ureteropelvic junction obstruction with moderate to large hydronephrosis...
  15. ncbi Robotic Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty: 5-year experience of one centre
    Christian Schwentner
    Department of Urology, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BJU Int 100:880-5. 2007
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  16. ncbi The expression of Cajal cells at the obstruction site of congenital pelviureteric junction obstruction and quantitative image analysis
    Xinghai Yang
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hubei Women and Children s Hospital, Wuhan 430070, People s Republic of China
    J Pediatr Surg 44:2339-42. 2009
    ..The study aimed to analyze the expression and significance of interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) at the obstruction site of congenital pelviureteric junction obstruction (PUJO)...
  17. ncbi Transmesocolic laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children: a standard approach for the left-side repair
    Josef Sedláček
    Department of Urology, General Teaching Hospital and 1st Medical School of Charles University, Ke Karlovu 6, 128 08 Praha 2, Czech Republic
    J Pediatr Urol 6:171-7. 2010
    ..To compare the transmesocolic approach in the left laparoscopic pyeloplasty with the laterocolic right-side repair in children...
  18. ncbi The effects of ureteral obstruction on Cajal-like cells in rats
    Baris Kuzgunbay
    Department of Urology, Cukurova University, Adana 01330, Turkey
    J Pediatr Urol 5:269-73. 2009
    ..To determine the changes in number and morphology of interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC)-like cells (ICC-LC) at the ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) of rats after experimental distal ureteral obstruction...
  19. ncbi Transperitoneal left laparoscopic pyeloplasty with transmesocolic access to the pelvi-ureteric junction: technique description and results with a minimum follow-up of 1 year
    Francesco Porpiglia
    Department of Urology, University of Turin, San Luigi Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy
    BJU Int 101:1024-8. 2008
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  20. pmc Changes in interstitial cell of Cajal-like cells density in congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Piotr Koleda
    Department of Pathophysiology, Wroclaw Medical University, ul Marcinkowskiego 1, 50 368 Wroclaw, Poland
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:7-12. 2012
    ..The authors examined the number of interstitial cells of Cajal-like cells (ICC-LCs) in obstructed ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) in comparison with normal UPJ specimens and age-related changes...
  21. ncbi Laparoscopic robotic-assisted management of pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction in patients with horseshoe kidneys: technique and 1-year follow-up
    Mario Chammas
    Urology Department, CHU Nancy Brabois, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    BJU Int 97:579-83. 2006
    ..To report our experience with laparoscopic robotic-assisted management of pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction (PUJO) in patients with horseshoe kidneys...
  22. ncbi Case of leiomyosarcoma of the renal pelvis
    Hidero Minami
    Department of Urology, Noto General Hospital, Nanao, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:122-4. 2004
    ..5 cm, was seen occupying the renal pelvis. The histological diagnosis was leiomyosarcoma arising from the right renal pelvis. No treatment was provided after surgery and no recurrence was observed 6 months postoperatively...
  23. ncbi Altered expression of interstitial cells of Cajal in congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Valeria Solari
    Children s Research Centre, Our Lady s Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland
    J Urol 170:2420-2. 2003
    ..We investigated the expression of c-kit positive cells in the muscle layer of normal and obstructed UPJ specimens...
  24. ncbi Hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary-tract urothelial tumors
    Jiro Uozumi
    Department of Urology, Saga Medical School, Japan
    J Endourol 16:743-7. 2002
    ..We report our experience with hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary-tract urothelial cancer...
  25. ncbi Botryoid Wilms' tumor of the renal pelvis extending into the bladder
    Akira Nagahara
    Department of Urology, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka, Japan
    Urology 67:845.e15-7. 2006
    ..Histologic findings showed typical triphasic Wilms' tumor. Botryoid Wilms' tumor has been reported in only 16 cases in the literature and in only 3 cases extended into the bladder...
  26. ncbi Perioperative comparison of robotic assisted laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) pyeloplasty versus conventional LESS pyeloplasty
    Ephrem O Olweny
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9110, USA
    Eur Urol 61:410-4. 2012
    ..Application of the da Vinci S or Si robotic platforms could potentially overcome these challenges...
  27. ncbi Laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy: dilemma of the distal ureter
    Jordan R Steinberg
    Department of Urology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 14:61-5. 2004
    ..We review the most common methods of managing the distal ureter, with emphasis on contemporary oncologic outcomes, indications, advantages, and disadvantages...
  28. ncbi Single-center comparison of laparoscopic pyeloplasty, Acucise endopyelotomy, and open pyeloplasty
    D Duane Baldwin
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Endourol 17:155-60. 2003
    ..To compare Acucise endopyelotomy (Applied Medical, Irvine, California), laparoscopic pyeloplasty, and open pyeloplasty in the treatment of ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction...
  29. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopy-assisted total nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 60:1010-5. 2002
    ..The reference standard of treatment for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma is standard total nephroureterectomy (STN) with excision of a bladder cuff...
  30. ncbi Botryoid Wilms' tumor: a report of two cases
    Toshihiro Yanai
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, 113 8421 Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:43-6. 2005
    ..No local recurrence or metastatic spread has been detected for 4 years postoperatively in case 1 and for 9 months postoperatively in case 2...
  31. ncbi Complications during the initial experience with laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty
    Sara L Best
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA
    BJU Int 108:1326-9. 2011
    ..To review our initial series of laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) pyeloplasties, focusing on 30-day complication rates as an indicator of learning curve, and to define the expected morbidity...
  32. ncbi Laparoscopic dismembered tubularized flap pyeloplasty: a novel technique
    Jihad H Kaouk
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Urology, A 100, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Urol 167:229-31. 2002
    ..We describe a novel laparoscopic technique of dismembered tubularized flap pyeloplasty for a difficult recurrent long ureteropelvic junction stricture...
  33. ncbi Perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing conventional laparoscopic versus laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty
    Chad R Tracy
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Urology 74:1029-34. 2009
    ..LESS surgery is a novel technique for performing laparoscopic pyeloplasty through a single incision...
  34. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: evolution of a new gold standard
    D A Moon
    Department of Urology, North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Urology 67:932-6. 2006
    ..To report our series of laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty for the treatment of primary and secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction and to review the current status of this procedure...
  35. ncbi Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of renal pelvis and ureter: Nagoya experience
    Ryohei Hattori
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Komaki Shimin Hospital, Nagoya shi, Japan
    Urology 67:701-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis and ureter, we analyzed the clinical outcomes and long-term cancer control of 89 patients...
  36. ncbi Safety profile and complications of transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty: a critical analysis
    Anil Mandhani
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, UP, India
    J Endourol 19:797-802. 2005
    ..To critically assess the safety profile and complications of the transperitoneal approach to laparoscopic pyeloplasty at our center...
  37. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty: a comparison with the standard laparoscopic technique
    Robert J Stein
    Cleveland Clinic, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA
    BJU Int 107:811-5. 2011
    ..To compare laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) and standard laparoscopic pyeloplasty procedures with the aim of defining whether perioperative, recovery or health-related quality of life (HRQL) benefits exist for the LESS procedure...
  38. ncbi Robotic-assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty
    Vipul Patel
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urology Centers of Alabama, Vestavia Hills, Alabama, USA
    Urology 66:45-9. 2005
    ..The introduction of robotic assistance provides advantages that have the potential to facilitate precise dissection and intracorporeal suturing...
  39. ncbi A comparison of laparoscopic pyeloplasty performed with the daVinci robotic system versus standard laparoscopic techniques: initial clinical results
    Matthew T Gettman
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Eur Urol 42:453-7; discussion 457-8. 2002
    ..We report our initial experience of laparoscopic pyeloplasty performed with the daVinci robotic system matched to procedures performed with standard laparoscopic techniques...
  40. ncbi Transitional cell carcinomas of the renal pelvis and the ureter: comparative demographic characteristics, pathological grade and stage and 5-year survival in a Taiwanese population
    Lia Beng Tan
    Department of Urology, St Joesh s Hospital, Yunlinsien, Taiwan
    BJU Int 103:312-6. 2009
    ..To compare the predictive value for 5-year survival of demographic characteristics, pathological grade and stage between upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) of the renal pelvis (RPUC) and ureter (UUC) in a Taiwanese population...
  41. ncbi Our experience with retroperitoneal and transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty for pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction
    Kim Davenport
    Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, UK
    Eur Urol 48:973-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to report our experience with laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  42. ncbi Bilateral partial ureteropelvic junction disruption after blunt trauma treated with indwelling ureteral stents
    Michael A White
    Urologic Consortium, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan 49506, USA
    Urology 69:384.e15-7. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first documented case of conservative management of bilateral ureteropelvic junction disruption with indwelling ureteral stents...
  43. ncbi Management of patients with upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 4:432-43. 2007
    ..Extrapolating from data on bladder TCC, both regional lymphadenectomy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens are likely to be beneficial for patients with upper-tract TCC, particularly in the setting of bulky disease...
  44. ncbi Adjuvant chemotherapy with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with advanced carcinoma of the upper urinary tract: a study by the Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group
    A Bamias
    Department of Clinical TherapeuticsUniversity of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Clin Oncol 22:2150-4. 2004
    ..We prospectively studied a cohort of patients who underwent surgery for high-risk carcinoma of the upper urinary tract to assess the feasibility of the combination of paclitaxel and carboplatin as adjuvant treatment...
  45. ncbi Laparoscopic dismembered pyeloureteroplasty: a single institution's 3-year experience
    J Paul Yurkanin
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center Endourology Institute, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Endourol 18:765-9. 2004
    ..To review our most recent experience with laparoscopic dismembered pyeloureteroplasty (LDP) as treatment for ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction...
  46. pmc Pyeloureteric peristalsis: role of atypical smooth muscle cells and interstitial cells of Cajal-like cells as pacemakers
    Richard J Lang
    Department of Physiology, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Australia
    J Physiol 576:695-705. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi Adjuvant radiotherapy with and without concurrent chemotherapy for locally advanced transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis and ureter
    Brian Czito
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 172:1271-5. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi Application of strict radiologic criteria to define success in laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Alvin Lopez-Pujals
    Department of Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33126, USA
    J Endourol 18:756-60. 2004
    ..To review our experience and utilize rigorous radiologic criteria to establish success in laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  49. ncbi Laparoscopic management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in patients with upper urinary tract anomalies
    Pierluigi Bove
    Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Intitutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 8915, USA
    J Urol 171:77-9. 2004
    ..We report our experience with the laparoscopic management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in patients with upper urinary tract abnormalities...
  50. ncbi Concentration of solutes in the renal inner medulla: interstitial hyaluronan as a mechano-osmotic transducer
    Mark A Knepper
    Laboratory of Kidney and Electrolyte Metabolism, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 284:F433-46. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi Blunt ureteropelvic junction disruption
    Khashayar Vaziri
    Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:707. 2006
  52. ncbi Laparoscopic Fenger plasty
    G Janetschek
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Endourol 14:889-93. 2000
    ..We herein present our long-term results...
  53. ncbi Minimally invasive treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction: a critical analysis of results
    Christopher G Eden
    Department of Urology, Royal Surrey County Hospital, United Kingdom
    Eur Urol 52:983-9. 2007
    ..To analyse the indications and long-term results of endoscopic and minimal access approaches for the treatment of ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction and to compare them to open surgery...
  54. ncbi Frequent microsatellite instability in sporadic tumors of the upper urinary tract
    Arndt Hartmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Cancer Res 62:6796-802. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi Comparison of dismembered and nondismembered laparoscopic pyeloplasty in the pediatric patient
    Pasquale Casale
    Seattle Children s Hospital, University of Washington, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, PO Box 5371 63 1, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    J Endourol 18:875-8. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty is an acceptable option for ureteropelvic junction (UPS) obstruction in the pediatric population. We compared our results with dismembered and nondismembered laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  56. ncbi Extraperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty: a multicenter study of 55 procedures
    M Soulie
    Department of Urology, Rangueil University Hospital, Toulouse, France
    J Urol 166:48-50. 2001
    ..We assessed the feasibility, reproducibility and morbidity of retroperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction...
  57. ncbi Role of robotics in the management of secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Fatih Atug
    Center for Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Department of Urology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 60:9-11. 2006
    ..05). However, the magnification afforded by the robot allows for a precise dissection, and subsequently, there was no significant increase in blood loss, hospital stay or perioperative morbidity in our series (p > 0.05)...
  58. ncbi Laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty--the method of choice in the presence of an enlarged renal pelvis and crossing vessels
    Ingolf A Turk
    Department of Urology, Charite Hospital School of the Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Urol 42:268-75. 2002
    ..We describe the operative technique, complications and outcomes during a follow-up period of 1-53 months (mean 23.2 months)...
  59. ncbi Bilateral metachronous ureteral and renal pelvic carcinomas: incidence, clinical presentation, histopathology, treatment and outcome
    Sten Holmang
    Department of Urology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Urol 175:69-72; discussion 72-3. 2006
    ..Metachronous bilateral UUTTs are rare. The authors reported baseline and long-term followup data for all patients diagnosed in Western Sweden during a 28-year period...
  60. ncbi Ureteral pseudodiverticulum associated with absorbable suture clips after laparoscopic pyeloplasty: case report
    David S Finley
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Endourol 19:726-9. 2005
    ..The pseudodiverticulum was fulgurated with a holmium laser. She eventually had restricturing with recurrence of the pseudodiverticulum and was treated successfully by open ureterocalicostomy...
  61. ncbi Laparoscopic management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction by division of anterior crossing vein and cephalad relocation of anterior crossing artery
    N Simforoosh
    Urology Nephrology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Endourol 19:827-30. 2005
    ..We report our experience with laparoscopic management of ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction by division of the anterior crossing vein and cephalad relocation of the anterior crossing artery...
  62. ncbi Missed anterior crossing vessels during open retroperitoneal pyeloplasty: laparoscopic transperitoneal discovery and repair
    J Rehman
    Department of Surgery (Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Urol 166:593-6. 2001
    ..Laparoscopic pyeloplasty may successfully manage anterior crossing vessels associated with secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction...
  63. ncbi The endourological management of complications associated with horseshoe kidney
    Paulos Yohannes
    Department of Urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Campus, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    J Urol 168:5-8. 2002
    ..Endourological management of these complications has decreased perioperative morbidity. We identified the applications of minimally invasive surgery for treating complications secondary to horseshoe kidney...
  64. ncbi Percutaneous endopyeloplasty: description of new technique
    Inderbir S Gill
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Urol 168:2097-102. 2002
    ....
  65. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    G Janetschek
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Urol Clin North Am 27:695-704. 2000
    ..The authors prefer nondismembered techniques that yield equally good results in selected patients. Nondismembered pyeloplasty as described by Fenger is easy to perform and well suited for laparoscopy...
  66. ncbi The impact of tumor location on prognosis of transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
    Sungchan Park
    Department of Urology, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    J Urol 171:621-5. 2004
    ..We assessed the impact of traditional prognostic factors and tumor location on the survival of patients treated for upper tract transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)...
  67. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction: outcome of initial 12 procedures
    Masatsugu Iwamura
    Department of Urology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:449-55. 2004
    ..We have, therefore, investigated the feasibility of laparoscopic pyeloplasty for UPJ obstruction and report here the outcomes of our early cases. The median follow up is 25 months (range, 12-42 months)...
  68. ncbi Bilateral ureteropelvic junction disruption in a 5-year-old boy
    Kaan Sonmez
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Gazi University, Ankara 06500, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 43:e35-7. 2008
    ..This is the first documented case of operative ureteral repair of bilateral complete UPJ disruption with double J ureteral stents in a child...
  69. ncbi Impact of hydronephrosis and renal function on treatment outcome: antegrade versus retrograde endopyelotomy
    John S Lam
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Urology 61:1107-11; discussion 1111-2. 2003
    ..To compare, in a single-surgeon, single-institution study, the efficacy of antegrade and retrograde endopyelotomy in terms of success rate and morbidity and to identify which risk factors affect treatment outcomes...
  70. ncbi One-port retroperitoneoscopic assisted pyeloplasty versus open dismembered pyeloplasty in young children: preliminary experience
    Paolo Caione
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Nephrology Urology, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Rome, Italy
    J Urol 184:2109-15. 2010
    ..We propose 1-port retroperitoneoscopic assisted pyeloplasty as a minimally invasive approach and compare the results to open dismembered pyeloplasty...
  71. ncbi Transperitoneal laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty: initial experiences
    Volkan Tugcu
    Department of Urology, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Endourol 24:2023-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to present our initial clinical experience with laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) for ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction...
  72. ncbi Minimally invasive treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction: long-term experience with an algorithm for laser endopyelotomy and laparoscopic retroperitoneal pyeloplasty
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 177:1000-5. 2007
    ..The development of videoendoscopic techniques like endopyelotomy and laparoscopy offers less invasive alternatives. The long-term outcome of an algorithm selectively using these techniques is presented...
  73. ncbi Prognostic factors in urothelial renal pelvis and ureter tumours: a multicentre Rare Cancer Network study
    M Ozsahin
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer 35:738-43. 1999
    ..In patients with urothelial renal pelvis and/or ureter tumours, a radical surgical attitude is mandatory; and the presence of tumour in the ureter is associated with a poorer prognosis...
  74. ncbi Da Vinci robot assisted Anderson-Hynes dismembered pyeloplasty: technique and 1 year follow-up
    Wassilios Bentas
    Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, J W Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    World J Urol 21:133-8. 2003
    ....
  75. ncbi The 3-port laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Eric S Chenven
    Department of Urology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 171:1050-3. 2004
    ..We describe our technique of a 3 port approach for transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty and its evolution...
  76. ncbi Laparoscopic treatment for ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Tibrio M Siqueira
    Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Urology 60:973-8. 2002
    ..To assess retrospectively the subjective and objective outcomes achieved after laparoscopic treatment for ureteropelvic junction obstruction at our institutions...
  77. ncbi Percutaneous endopyeloplasty: a novel technique
    Mihir M Desai
    Section of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Urological Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Endourol 16:431-43. 2002
    ..We assess the feasibility and efficacy of percutaneous endopyeloplasty in a chronic porcine bilateral UPJ obstruction model and compare outcome data with those#10; of conventional endopyelotomy and laparoscopic pyeloplasty...
  78. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: the first 100 cases
    Thomas W Jarrett
    James Buchanan Brady Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Urol 167:1253-6. 2002
    ..Long-term followup has not yet been reported. We present experience with the first 100 consecutive cases of laparoscopic pyeloplasty performed at our institution...
  79. ncbi Transitional-cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis: ureteroscopic and percutaneous approach
    E N Liatsikos
    Department of Urology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11042, USA
    J Endourol 15:377-83; discussion 397. 2001
    ..Direct access via percutaneous approach with a large resectoscope avoids these problems...
  80. ncbi Upper tract urothelial carcinoma: a clinicopathologic study including microsatellite instability analysis
    Hagen Blaszyk
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Mod Pathol 15:790-7. 2002
    ....
  81. ncbi [Carcinosarcoma of the renal pelvis and ureter: a case report]
    Narihiko Kakoi
    Hinyokika Kiyo 48:29-32. 2002
    ..However, gross hematuria recurred, and the patient underwent left nephroureterectomy. The surgical specimen showed carcinosarcoma in the renal pelvis and ureter histologically. He has been free of cancer for 1.5 years...
  82. ncbi Endoluminal ultrasonography before retrograde endopyelotomy: can the results match laparoscopic pyeloplasty?
    J Parkin
    Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    BJU Int 91:389-91. 2003
    ..To present the results of endopyelotomy using endoluminal ultrasonography (EUS) to identify crossing vessels, as the success rates of endopyelotomy are generally lower than pyeloplasty, especially in patients with crossing vessels...
  83. ncbi Robotic pyeloplasty
    Jacques Hubert
    Service d Urologie, CHU de Nancy Brabois, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    Curr Urol Rep 4:124-9. 2003
    ..They likely will propel minimally invasive urology forward in the next several years...
  84. ncbi Robotically assisted laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: a chronic porcine study
    Bertrand Guillonneau
    Department of Urology, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Urology 61:1063-6. 2003
    ..We also investigated whether the use of a device that lacks tactile feedback results in tissue damage and subsequent stenosis or leaking of the anastomosis...
  85. ncbi Pelviureteric obstruction in children: conventional pyeloplasty is superior to endo-urology
    S Ahmed
    Department of Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Aust N Z J Surg 68:641-2. 1998
    ..Pyeloplasty has until recently been the accepted method of management, but alternative endo-urological techniques have evolved in the last decade...
  86. ncbi [Unusual clinical presentations of tumours of the renal pelvis. Report of two cases ]
    Hamid Fekak
    Service d Urologie, CHU Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Maroc
    Prog Urol 12:482-5. 2002
    ..The authors report two cases of tumour of the renal pelvis associated with stone pyonephrosis in one case and ureteropelvic junction syndrome in the other...
  87. ncbi Anderson-Hynes dismembered pyeloplasty performed using the da Vinci robotic system
    Matthew T Gettman
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Urology 60:509-13. 2002
    ..To evaluate and describe the use of the da Vinci robotic system in performing laparoscopic Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty...
  88. ncbi Rapid communication: laparoscopic Anderson-Hynes dismembered pyeloplasty using the da Vinci robot: technical considerations
    Paulos Yohannes
    Department of Surgery Urology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    J Endourol 17:79-83. 2003
    ..To present our initial experience with laparoscopic pyeloplasty utilizing the da Vinci robot for upper tract reconstruction...
  89. ncbi Magnetic resonance urography for evaluating outcomes after pediatric pyeloplasty
    Andrew J Kirsch
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urol 176:1755-61. 2006
    ..Differential renal function, the single kidney glomerular filtration rate index, renal transit time, renal length and renal pelvis anteroposterior diameter were compared before and after pyeloplasty...
  90. ncbi A case of ureteral triplication associated with ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    Abdullah Sivrikaya
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Karadeniz Technical University School of Medicine, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:755-7. 2007
    ..We report a case of ureteral triplication associated with hydronephrosis due to ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction at the middle pole ureter. To our knowledge, such a malformation has not been described previously...
  91. ncbi Defective in vitro contractility of ureteropelvic junction in children with functional and obstructive urine flow impairment
    Piero Portincasa
    Clinica Medica A Murri, Department of Internal and Public Medicine, University of Bari, 70100 Bari, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1594-7. 2006
    ..Muscle function, however, has not been investigated. We therefore evaluated in vitro UPJ contractility by tensiometry in children with UFI...
  92. ncbi [Place of laparoscopic nephroureterectomy in the treatment of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma]
    Morgan Roupret
    Département d urologie, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Universite Paris V, René Descartes, France
    Prog Urol 16:413-7. 2006
    ..Diagnostic ureteroscopy has therefore become a useful tool in the preoperative assessment. Biopsies can determine the tumour grade and guide the surgeon's choice of surgical approach...
  93. ncbi A modified supine position to speed hand assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy: the Johnnie Walker position
    Chien Hui Ou
    Department of Urology, Medical College and Hospital, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Urol 176:2063-7; discussion 2067. 2006
    ..To minimize the operative time of hand assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephroureterectomy by avoiding position change we report an especially designed surgical position...
  94. ncbi [Prevalence of hydronephrosis and vesicoureteral reflux in pediatric urinary tract infection]
    Atsushi Yoshinaga
    The Department of Urology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical School
    Hinyokika Kiyo 53:691-3. 2007
    ..8%) and 43 children (39.8%) had VUR (primary VUR: 36.1%). A renal scar was seen in 25.8% of the VUR cases. We recognized again that children with a history of UTI need to be examined promptly and thoroughly...
  95. ncbi [Role of retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephroureterectomy in the current treatment of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma]
    C Burghelea
    Institutul Clinic de Urologie si Transplant Renal Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:435-43. 2008
    ..Since the first laparoscopic nephroureterectomy was performed, several surgical teams were interested by this approach for the treatment of the upper tract transitional cell carcinoma...
  96. ncbi Laparoscopic reoperative pediatric pyeloplasty with robotic assistance
    Carlo C Passerotti
    Department of Urology, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Endourol 21:1137-40. 2007
    ..This minimally invasive approach is a safe and effective option in the treatment of these challenging reconstructive cases...
  97. ncbi Case report: laparoscopic pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction of lower moiety in duplex system
    Pranjal Modi
    Department of Urology, Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, India
    J Endourol 21:1037-40. 2007
    ..Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction can be associated with renal anomalies. We report a case of laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty in a lower moiety of a complete duplex system...
  98. ncbi Mucosal abnormalities in congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction
    J Takeyama
    Histopathology 51:716-7. 2007
  99. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty in the pediatric patient: hand sewn anastomosis versus robotic assisted anastomosis--is there a difference?
    Israel Franco
    Pediatric Urology Associates, Hawthorne, New York 10532, USA
    J Urol 178:1483-6. 2007
    ..We identified whether there is a difference in outcomes between a laparoscopic hand sewn anastomosis and a robotic assisted anastomosis...
  100. ncbi Risk factors for intravesical recurrence following urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract: no relationship to the mode of surgery
    Syuntaro Koda
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:296-301. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify whether intravesical recurrence of upper urinary tract cancer after treatment is related to the mode of surgery or other oncological factors...
  101. ncbi One trocar assisted pyeloplasty (OTAP): initial experience and codification of a technique
    M Lima
    Chirurgia Pediatrica, Universita di Bologna
    Pediatr Med Chir 29:108-11. 2007
    ..We report our initial experience with the "one trocar assisted pyeloplasty" (OTAP) in the treatment of UPJO in children...

Research Grants2

  1. Calorie Restriction Effects on Chromosomal Aberrations
    CHARLEEN MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results will be essential in identifying potential mechanisms by which CR acts in cancer prevention and delay of the aging process in long-lived species such as the rhesus monkey and humans. ..
  2. 10th International Symposium on Urolithiasis
    GLENN PREMINGER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is hoped that the cross fertilization of ideas and the development of new collaborations will foster new insights into the disease processes involved. ..