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Department of Urology

RECENT PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS AND ABSTRACTS FOR PRESENTATIONS

Our residents contribute to the academic atmosphere of the department by proactive participation in our educational program and research efforts, including co-authorship of peer reviewed publications and acceptance of papers to be presented at local/national meetings. See our listing below.

2014

McNeil B.  2014 SBU Annual Meeting.  Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Selected as AUA/SBU Academic Exchange Program Scholar.  (Abstract Slated for Presentation September 2014).

Tyler M, Aizen J, Badri A, Benedon M, Weiss JP, Blaivas J.  TURP/KTPLAP is an effective treatment for men with detrusor underactivity.  October 2014 International Continence Society Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Published, Neurology and Urodynamics, Aug. 2014, Vol. 33, Issue 6.

Blaivas J, Rozenberg Y, Ravid L, Benedon M, Vapnek J.  The dynamic urine vibration halter: a new outpatient ambulatory flow/meter. Presentation.    October 2014 International Incontinence Society.  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Published, Neurology and Urodynamics. Aug. 2014, Vol 33, Issue 6.

Blaivas J, Nassau D.   Long term results of augmentation  enterocystoplasty  in patients with chronic progressive multiple sclerosis.  October 2014 International Incontinence Society.  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Published, Neurology and Urodynamics. Aug. 2014, Vol 33, Issue 6.

Weiss JP, Marshall SD.  Chapter 78 Nocturia IN:  Wein et al.  11th Edition Campbell-Walsh Urology 2014.

Friedman FM, Weiss JP , Carlsson MO, Mangan EK.  Identifying patient  characteristics predicting optimal nocturia reduction with fesoterodine.   Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 2014.

Skenazy JF, Levy EB, Atallah W, Bergman A, WeissJP, Schreiber D.  Impact of African American Race on outcomes after prostatectomy in an equal access center. Presentation at the Association of VA Surgeons: 38th Annual Meeting. 2014. 

 Verges D. The Relationship of tumor grade to the rate of biochemical recurrence and pretreatment prostate prostate specific antigen levels in men planning to undergo radical prostatectomy.  Presentation at The NY Section, American Urological Association, Inc. Valentine Meeting. 2014. 

Winer A.  Surveillance with interval imaging.  Presentation at The NY Academy of Medicine, Chief Residents’ Debate. 2014. 

Bergman A.  Ancient Egyptian Urology in the Edwin Smith surgical papyrus.  Presentation at The NY Section, American Urological Association, Inc. Valentine Meeting. 2014.

 

2013

McNeil B, Sun Y.  Derivation of Molecular Signatures for Acute Prostate Cancer Prognosis Using Both Annotated and Non-annotated Tissue Samples.  (Grant Award by SUNY Research Foundation, Collaborative Principal Investigation), Aug. 2013.

Tsui J, Shah MB, Weinberger JM, Ghanaat M, Weiss JP, Purohit RS, Blaivas JG.  Pad Count is a poor measure of the severity of urinary incontinence.  SUFU and AUA Presentation 2013.

Montamedinia P, Patel T, Tan Y, Goru V, Shapiro E, Bergman A, Badani K.Does the Amount of Perirenal Fat Affect Total Operative Time During Robotic Partial Nephrectomy? Poster Presentation at the World Congress of Endourology, New Orleans Louisiana, October 22-26, 2013.

Shapiro E, Berg W, Bergman A, Scarberry K, Patel T, Badani K.Baseline Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels in Men Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy: Is There an Association with Adverse Pathologic Features? Poster Presentation at the World Congress of Endourology, New Orleans Louisiana, October 22-26, 2013.


Shapiro E, Pagano M, Scarberry K, Patel T, Bergman A, RoyChoudhury A, McKiernan J, Benson M, Badani K.Predictive Factors of Biochemical Recurrence in Men with Seminal Vesicle Invasion. Poster Presentation at the World Congress of Endourology, New Orleans Louisiana, October 22-26, 2013.


Bergman A, Shapiro E, Korets P, Patel T, Badani KUtilization of Robotic Simulators for Urologic Training. . Poster Presentation at the World Congress of Endourology, New Orleans Louisiana, October 22-26, 2013.


Badani K, Bergman A, Shapiro E, Patel TThe First Assistant Sparing Technique (F.A.S.T) of Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Using Immunofluorescence Aided Selective Arterial Clamping. . Video Presentation at the World Congress of Endourology, New Orleans Louisiana, October 22-26, 2013.

2012

John P Sfakianos, Andrew Winer, Llewellyn M Hyacinthe, Brian K McNeil. What will happen if we don't screen for prostate cancer?  A 10 year analysis of metastatic prostate cancer as an initial presentation in an underserved population. American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA.  (Presented May 2012)  (The AUA Press Office annually selects 20 of 2000 abstracts for their newsworthiness.  This one was selected for presentation)

Stephen Marshall , Johnson Tsui, Jeffrey Weiss, Jerry Blaivas, J.L.H. Ruud Bosch: Comparison of Nocturial Severity in Men , Interquartile Ranges of Voided Volume and Bladder Compliance". American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA.  (Presented May 2012)

Jason Skenazy,  Mark Horowitz. Alpha adrenergic blockade in neonates with posterior urethral valvesAmerican Urological Association Annual Meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA.  (Presented May 2012)


Svetlana Avulova, Boris van Doorn, Jeffrey P. Weiss, Marco Blanker, J.L.H. Ruud  Bosch, Jerry G. Blaivas, Johnson F. Tsui, David Golombos.   FVC Deterrminants of Nocturia Severity in Men.
  American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA.  (Presented May 2012)


Kelvin Moses, Andrew Winer, John Sfakianos, Melanie Bernstein, Paul Russo, Guido Dalbagni.  Contemporary Management of Penile Cancer: 15 Year Experience.  American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA.  (Presented May 2012)

Jerry G. Blaivas, Rajveer S. Purohit, Johnson F. Tsui,  Jeffrey P. Weiss. Salvage of Mesh Sling Complications in Women.  . American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2012, Atlanta, GA.  (Presented May 2012)

2011

Blaivas JG, Purohit RS, Santos J, Tsui J, Weiss JP. Management of urethral strictures in women. American Urological Association Annual Meeting. 2011, Washington, DC. (Presented May 2011)

Blaivas JG, Weiss JP, Tsui J, Chughtai B, De E, Rutman M. Validation of new lower urinary tract symptom questionnaire. American Urological Association Annual Meeting. 2011, Washington, DC. (Presented May 2011)

Ghanaat M, Tsui J, Blaivas JG, Shah MB, Weiss JP, Purohit RS, Rutman M. Does pad usage reflect the severity of urinary incontinence? American Urological Association Annual Meeting. 2011, Washington, DC. (Presented May 2011)

Thorner D, Weiss JP, Blaivas JG, Purohit RS, Tsui J. Male Incontinence/Urodynamics. (Outcomes of reductions cystoplasty in men with impaired detrusor contractility. SUFU 2011 Winter Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. (Presented March 2011)

Purohit RS, Blaivas JG, Tsui J, Santos J, Weiss JP. Female Urology/Incontinence. (Dorsal buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty for treatment of female urethral strictures. SUFU 2011 Winter Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. (Presented March 2011)

Ghanaat M, Tsui J, Blaivas JG, Shah M, Weiss JP, Purohit RS, Rutman M. Femal Urology/ Incontinence. (Does pad usage reflect the severity of urinary incontinence). SUFU 2011 Winter Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. (Presented March 2011)

Blaivas JG, Purohit RS, Santos J, Weiss JP, Tsui J. Female Urology/Incontinence. (Management of urethral strictures in women.SUFU 2011 Winter Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. (Presented March 2011)

 

2010

Thorner D, Sokol A, Karanikolas N. THE RELEVANCE OF ATYPICAL VOIDED CYTOLOGY IN BCG AND NON-BCG TREATED PATIENTS".
SUO Meeting, December 2010, Washington, DC. (Presentation)

Sfakianos J, Thorner D, Sullivan R, Karanikolas N. Semental renal artery pseudoaneurysm after partial nephrectomy. J. Urology. (In press). November 2010.

Kidhu S, Carver B, Karanikolas N, Bosi G, Motzer R, Bajorin D, Feldman D, Sheinfeld K. Outcomes in patients with viable cancer pst-chemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection. J. Urology. 183, #4, Supplement 1, pg e220-221, April 2010.

Larsen TH, Weiss JP, Langkilde LK. Economic burden of nocturia in the US adult population. J. Urology. 183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e1,
April 2010 .

Weiss JP, Snyder JA, Travis W, Belkoff LH, Klein BM. Fast dissolving desmopressing (Melt) is well tolerated in nocturia: results of randomized, placebo- controlled study. J. Urology. 183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e589-e590, April 2010 .

Teper E, Lang E, Rudman E, Colon I. Does choice of imaging modality and user experience for percutaneous nephrostomy tube placement impact complications. J. Urology. 183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e835, April 2010 .

Zhonghong G, Harel M, Blaivas JG, Wang J, Weiss JP. Lincar correlation and regression between severity of urge sensation and voided volume in subjects with overactive bladder: A different approach to understanding urgency. J. Urology,183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e591,
April 2010 .

Imnadze M, Lang E, Myers L, Thomas R, Rudman E, Hanano A, Colon I. Efficacy of minimally invasive radiologic interventional techniques in treatment of traumatic urinary fistulas. J. Urology.183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e477, April 2010 .

Weiss JP, Yea C, Nathadwarawala M, Marks BK, Imnadze M. Novel non-peptide pharmacologic therapy for nocturia in men. J. Urology.183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e590, April 2010 .

Nelson CJ, Balk E, Macchia RJ, Hyacinthe L, Qayyum B, Michel M, Farberov M, and Roth A.VALIDATION OF THE MEMORIAL ANXIETY SCALE FOR PROSTATE CANCER (MAX-PC) IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER. J. Urology.183, #4, Supplement 1,pg e334, April 2010 .

2009

Georges CE, Hyacinthe L. Treatment outcomes with LHRH agonists for advanced prostate cancer in an inner city hospital setting. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 829, April 2009.

Sokol A, Pettus JF, Winston-Salem NC, Masterson T, Cronin AM, Savage C, Sandhu JS, Mulhall JP, Scardino P, Rabbani F. Prostate size is associated with surgical difficulty but not functional outcome at one year following radical prostatectomy. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 1864, April 2009.

Horowitz M, Harel M, Combs A, Glassberg K. Surveillance cystoscopy in the management of posterior urethral valves. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 479, April 2009.

Cheung W, Harel M, Abulafia O, Khan NH, Choi KK, Bluth MH, Vincent MT. Prevalence and characteristics of overactive bladder in women in a primary care setting. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 1568, April 2009.

Weiss JP. Prevalence of nocturnal polyuria in nocturia. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No.1504, April 2009.

Larsen TV, Klein BM, Weiss JP. Correlation between voiding sleep diaries and nocturia and sleep quality of life questionnaires. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 1505, April 2009.

Teper E, Colon I, Blank W, Weiss JP, Macchia RJ. The prevalence of solid malignancies in men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 9, April 2009.

Sokol A, Teper E, Karanikolas N, Seymour A, Furnari M, Blank W, Macchia RJ. The relevance of atypical voided cytology in BCG and non-BCG treated patients. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 1178, April 2009.

Sfakianos J, Weiss J, Dovirak O, Long D, Colon I, Macchia RJ, Karanikolas N. The significance of prostate volume to biopsy core sample ratio on cancer detection rates. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 1962, April 2009.

Combs AJ, Horowitz M, Glassberg KI. Secondary bladder neck obstruction in boys with a history of posterior urethral valve:revisited. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 476, April 2009.

Van Batavia JP, Combs AJ, Horowitz M, Glassberg KI. Primary bladder neck dysfunction in children and adolescents: results of long term alpha blocker therapy. J. Urol. 181, #4, Abstract No. 873, April 2009.

 

2008

Teper E, Seymour A, Sokol A, Marks B, Furnari M, Blank W, Colon I, Macchia RJ, Karanikolas N.  Prostate Biopsy in Men 75 and Older:  The Impact of PSA, DRE and Race on Histologic Findings.  J. Urol. 179, #4, Abstract No. 2070, April 2008.

Ordonez MA, Harel M, Teper E, Chiu S, Yanke BV, Blank W, Colon I, Macchia RJ, Karanikolas N.  Racial differences in the clinical and pathologic characteristics of men 50 years of age and younger undergoing prostate biopsy.  J. Urol. 179, #4, Abstract No. 2072, April 2008.

Teo A, Horowitz M.  Body Mass Index and the detection of non-palpable undescended inguinal testes. J. Urol. 179, #4, Abstract No. 1127, April 2008.

Blaivas JG, Weiss JP, Somaroo C, Sidhu RK, Marks B, Lee CL.  Differential Diagnosis of Men With Overactive Bladder Symptoms.  J. Urol. 179, #4, Abstract No. 1544, April 2008.

Tikkinen KA, Avinen A, Weiss JP, Ala-Lipasti MAA, Keranen T, Polo O and Tammela TL.  Major risks factors for nocturia in a population-based study.  J. Urol. 179, #4, Abstract No. 1581, April 2008.

Cohen JH, Eastham J, Macchia RJ.  Outcomes following negative prostate biopsy for patients with persistent disease after radiotherapy for prostate cancer.  J. Urol. 179, #4, Abstract No. 327, April 2008.

Sokol, A, Teper E, Marks B, Macchia RJ, Karanikolas N, Colon I.  The relevance of atypical voided cytology in BCG and non-BCG treated patients.  Abstract accepted as an alternate. J. Urol. April 2008.

 

2007

Lang, E.K., Macchia, R.J., Thomas, R.Ê Early diagnosis of underlying conditions causing renal medullary and papillary necrosis by ct allows effective treatment preserving renal parenchyma and function.Ê Supplement to American Journal ofÊ Roentgenology.Ê 188, #5, Abstract No. 199, May 2007.

Tran, W., Raj, G.V., Serio A.M., Dalbagni G., Vickers, A.J., Bochner, B.H., Herr, H., Donat, S.M. Time Course of Upper Tract Recurrence Following Radical Cystectomy for Urothelial Cancer. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 407, April 2007.

Teper, E., Macchia, R.J., Buchen, C. Is double voiding an effective means of lowering post void residual volume in men over forty with history of BPH/LUTS? J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 66, April 2007.

Dash, A., Tran W.C., Pettus, J.A., Bach, A.M., Kagiwada, M.A., Russo, P. The impact of regional lymph mode dissection on survival in patients with large renal tumors and negative CT scans. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 1244, April 2007.

Teper, E., Horowitz, M. Racial differences in timing of presentation and salvage rates of acute testicular torsion. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 291, April 2007.

Feliciano, J., Carey, P., Blank, W., Grunberger, I., Colon, I. Are quinolones still effective prophylaxis for prostate biopsy? The Incidence of Quinolone Resistant Infections after Prostate Biopsy. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 1965, April 2007.

DeRosalia, A., Stock, J.A., Horowitz, M., Woodall, A. Educating Our Youth: Adolescents and Testicular Self-Examination. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 292, April 2007.

Ferrandino, M., Karanikolas, N., Yanke, B., Macchia R.J., Colon, I. The impact of race on treatment decisions for localized prostate cancer. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 1769, April 2007.

Combs, A.J., Misseri R., Horowitz, M., Poppas, D. Feasibility of Biofeedback Therapy to Treat Discoordinate Voiding in Children with Associated Developmental Behavioral and/or Neurologic Disorders. J. Urol. 177, #4, Abstract No. 826, April 2007.

 

2000-2006

White, M., Browne, R. C., Brown, H., Homel, P., Macchia, R. J. and Larosa, J.: Barbers as lay health advocates Ð developing a prostate cancer curriculum. J. Urol., Abstract No. 222, April 2006.

Combs, A. J., Graftstein, N. H., Lipansky, A. and Macchia, R. J.: A non-invasive method to screen adults for primary bladder neck dysfunction and monitor response to therapy: uroflow with pelvic floor electromyography. J. Urol., Abstract No. 1380, April 2006.

Lang, E. K., Macchia, R. J., Thomas, R., Davis, R., Slakey, D. and Myers, L.: Pharmaco-angio-ct is superior to 4 phase helical ct in the detection of recurrent metastatic renal cell carcinoma. J. Urol., Abstract No. 1716, April 2006.

Tran, W. and Godec, C.: Association of renal cell carcinoma with breast, prostate and bladder cancer. J. Urol., Abstract No. 229, April 2006.

Combs, A. J., Misseri, R., Poppas, D. P. and Horowitz, M.: Children with voiding dysfunction labeled as infrequent voiders or as chronically deferring voiding: does perception match urodynamic reality? J. Urol., Abstract No. 520, April 2006.

Cohen, J. H., Schoenbach, V. J., Kaufman, J. S., Talcott, J. A. and Godley, P. A.: Racial differences in clinical progression among medicare recipients after treatment for clinically localized prostate cancer. J. Urol., Abstract No. 140, April 2006.

Yanke, B.V., Carver B.S., Venable, D.D. and Eastham, J.A.: Association of Ethnicity, PSA Velocity and PSA Density among Patients found to have Cancer on Repeat Prostate Biopsy. Accepted to American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta 2006.

Petus, J.A, Eggener, S.E.,Shabsigh, A., Yanke, B.V., Serio, A., Vickers, A., Russo P and Donat, S.M., Perioperative Clinical Thromboembolic Events Following Radical or Partial Nephrectomy. American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta 2006 - Accepted.

Pettus J, Eggener S,Yanke B, Shabsigh A, Serio A, Vickers S, Russo P, and Donat S: Factors associated with clinical evident thromboembolic events following nephrectomy.

Maislos S, Blitstein J, Salzhauer E, Weinstein R, Colon I, Grunberger I, Harmon W: A retrospective review of laparoscopic renal cryoablation. 23rd World Congress of Endourology, Amsterdam, Holland; 2005 (Poster)

Horowitz M, Boorjian SA, Maislos SD: The impact of demographics on patient age at the time of referral for evaluation of undescended testes in the pediatric population. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #3, May 21, 2005

Koppie TM, Corcoran AT, Secin FP, Dalbagni G, Bochner BH: Patterns of recurrence after nephroureterctomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #81, May 21, 2005

Ciara M, Bianco FJ, Bochner BH: Continent urinary diversion using the ureteroileocecal appendicostomy reservoir: comparison of outcome following high dose pelvic radiation therapy. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #275, May 21, 2005

Thomas JC, DeMarco RT, Donohoe JM, Adams MC, Pope JC, Brock JW: Management of the failed pyelosplasty: A contemporary review. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #565, May 21, 2005

Rosenkopf-Leitner R, Rambaran BD, Schachter LR, Raboy A, Albert P: Combination radiotherapy in patients with an initial PSA of 20 or greater with a minimum 3 year follow-up. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #678, May 21, 2005

Sang DL, Misseri R, Akbal CEM, Chaeyong J, Shaw M, Rink RC, Kaefer A: Muscarinic receptor expression increases following exposure to intravesical pressures of d 40 CM-H2O. J. Urol. 795, #4, Abstract #565, May 21, 2005

Thomas JC, DeMarco RT, Donohoe JM, Adams MC, Pope JC, Brock JW: Ureteroscopic stone management in children. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #795, May 21, 2005

Horowitz M, Yanke B: The safety of the veress needle in pediatric laparoscopy. J. Urol. 799, #4, Abstract #565, May 21, 2005

Teper E, Raj GV, Bochner BH, Donat SM, Herr HW, Dalbagni G: Predictive utility of urinary cytologies for non-transitional urothelial malignancies. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #848, May 21, 2005

Termine J, Macchia RJ: Raymond Damadian, MD: The MRI and the controversy of the 2003 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #891, May 21, 2005

Schachter LR, Teper E, Raboy A, Albert P: The relationship between PSA nadir and outcome in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer treated with combination radiotherapy. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #1026, May 21, 2005

Kurzer E, Leveillee RJ, Bird VG, Saddiq FM: Combining hand assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy with cystoscopic circumferential excision of the distal ureter without primary closure of the bladder cuff; Is it safe? J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #1179, May 21, 2005

Blitstein J, Colon I, Grunberger I: Laparoscopic cryoablation of renal tumors(LCRT): The SUNY Downstate experience. J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #1180, May 21, 2005

DeRosalia A, Blank W: Persistent azoospermia post-microsurgical vasovasostomy: Is it always due to obstruction? J. Urol. 173, #4, Abstract #1362, May 21, 2005

Grafstein N, Combs AJ: EMG lag time: a new non-invasive method to screen for and monitor therapeutic response in adults with primary bladder neck dysfunction. J. Urol. 171, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1697, May 8, 2004

Schachter LR, Raboy A, Albert P: Combination radiotherapy in patients with Gleason 7 to 10 protate cancer with minimum three-year follow-up. J. Urol. 171, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 814, May 8, 2004

Schachter LR, Raboy A, Albert P: Brachytherapy in patients 60 years of age or less with minimum four year follow-up. J. Urol. 171, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 826, May 8, 2004

Schachter LR, Bach AM, Snyder ME, Kattan MW, Russo P: J. Urol. 171, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1785, May 8, 2004

Salzhauer E, Horowitz M: The learning curve in hypospadias surgery: J. Urol. 171, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 191, May 8, 2004

Maislos SD, Raboy A, Albert P, Volpe M, Weinstein R, Colon I, and Grunberger I: A qualitative assessment of the Bipolar Vista Ctr. 21 World Congress of Endourology.
J. Endourol. 17:A190-191, 2003

Schachter LR, Raboy A, Albert P: Secondary bladder after brachytherapy for prostate cancer. J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 277, April 26, 2003

Maislos SD, Volpe MA, Albert PS, Raboy A: The efficacy of the stone cone for proximal ureteral stones. J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # V1866, April 26, 2003

Gardner TA, Koch MO, Shalhav AL, Foster RS, Bihrle R, Resnick MI, Seftal AD, Grunberger I, Steidle P, Cochran JS, Sanghvi NT: Phase III multi-center study of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of BPHF: final analysis. J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 1453, April 26, 2003

Laungani GB, Kurzer E, Laungani R, Macchia RJ: Management of urethral stricture disease with internal optical urethrotomy , a twenty-five year experience. J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 685, April 26, 2003

Volpe MA, Shah S, Cooper K, Kaplan S: Illicit ketamine abuse (special K) causing eosinophilic cystitis. J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 36, April 26, 2003

Shah S, Glassberg KI: The voiding cystourethrogram: a historical perspective. J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 987, April 26, 2003

Lang E, Thomas R, Macchia RJ, Richter F, Lechner G, Marberger M, Watson R, Mydlo J, Helbich T, Cho K, Mendez F, Koushik S, Davis R: Multiphasic helial CT in the assessment of microscopic hematuria (a prospective study). J. Urol. 169, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 1734, April 26, 2003

Jeffrey M. Donohoe, R. Misseri, N. Karanikolas, A. Gershbein and B. M. Grob, Risk factors for positive repeat prostate biopsy in African-American versus white men, J. Urol. 167, #4 Abstract #1295, Poster, Orlando, FL, June, 2002.

Maislos SD, Grob BM, Terranova S and Macchia RJ: The role for bone scans in men with high grade prostate cancer and PSA < 20ng/ml. J. Urol. 167, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 905, May 28, 2002

Lang EK, Thomas R, Ruiz-Deya G, Watson RA, Gayle B, and Macchia RJ: C.T. findings of early papillary necrosis and changes indicating progressive disease. J. Urol. 167, # 4, Supplement, Abstract # 1431 May 29, 2002

Lang EK, Davis R, Thomas R, Ruiz-Deya G, Watson RA and Macchia RJ: C. T. criteria differentiating desmoplastic reaction in renal interventions against recurrent neoplasm. J. Urol. 167 # 4 Supplement, Abstract # 1426 May 29, 2002

Maislos SD and Grunberger I: The use of dual defection flexible ureteroscopy. 20th World Congress of Endourology, Genoa, Italy; J. Endourol. 16:A144, 2002. (Poster)

Maislos SD, Knauer C, Grunberger i: High intensity focused ultrasound for treatment of BPH. 19TH Workd Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand; J. Endourol 15: 2001

Macchia RJ, Maislos SD, Grob BM, Terranova S: The role for bone scans in men with high grade prostate cancer and PSA <20ng/ml. J. Urol. 167, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 905

Lang EK, Davis R, Ruiz-Deya G, Thomas R, Watson RA, Macchia RJ: CT criteria differentiating desoplastic reaction in renal interventions against recurrent neoplasm. J. Urol. 167, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1426

Karanikolas N, Hyacinthe LM: Can medical management effectively treat patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hypertrophy and bladder stories? J. Urol. 167, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1493

Rosenkopf R, Glassberg KI, Zinn H: Using MR Urograms in Pediatric Urology. J. Urol. 167, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 435

Donohoe JM, Misseri R, Karanikolas N, Gershbein A, Grob BM: Risk factors for positive repeat prostate biopsy in African American versus white men. J. Urol. 167, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1295

Macchia RJ, Grob, BM, Sherman J, Furnari M, Chernoff AM: The socio-economic implications of using PSA >75 as a surrogate for the pathologic diagnosis of prostate cancer. J. Urol. 165, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 42

Macchia, RJ, Ruiz-Deya G, Lang EK, Thomas R, Irwin R, Watson R, Richter F, Mydlo J, Marberger M: Tailored CT for assessment of microscopic hematuria. J. Urol. 165, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 1464

Macchia, RJ, Schachter L, Fleisher JM: The AUA symptom index: A comparison between self-administration and interviewer administration. J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1119.

Macchia RJ, Lang E, Thomas, R, Richter F, Watson R, Simmons M, Irwin R, Gale B, Mydlo J: CT Tailored for assessment of microscopic hematuria. J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1399.

Glassberg KI, Horowitz M: One stage repair for severe hypospadias with penoscrotal transposition (Koyanagi-nonomura repair). J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # V34.

Borer JG, Bauer SB, Muto M, Glassberg KI: Clear cell aderocarcinoma of the cervix or vagina associated with single system vaginal ectopic ureter. J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 300.

Horowitz M, Shah S, Ferzli G, Glassberg, KI: Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in infants and children. J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 353.

Kim CM, Misseri R, Grob BM: PSA Velocity for prostate cancer detection in African-American men
J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1058.

Paraiso EB, Misseri R, Sherman J: What is the true incidence and location of prostate cancer (CaP) when atypical glands are found on initial transrectal prostate biopsy. J. Urol 163, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1241.

Combs A, Horowitz M, Glassberg KI: Primary bladder neck dysfunction in children. J. Urol 161, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 617.

Weinstein R, Pachter E, Soloway S, Grob BM, Fair W: Partial cystectomy during radical surgery for non-urologic malignancy. J. Urol 161, #4, Supplement, Abstract #1026.

Combs A, Weinstein R, Horowitz M, Macchia RJ: Vasovagal reaction during viseourodynamics: A window into the etiology of bladder neck dysfunction. J. Urol 159, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 172.

Hayeri M, Mydlo JH, Macchia RJ: Radiaographic imaging in penile fractures: A comparison to intraoperative findings. J. Urol 159, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 1016.

Sergeyev I, Macchia RJ, Fleisher JM, Grob BM: The significance of xatypicalx (not normal and not malignant) exfoliative urinary cytology in patients with hematuria and no known prior urothelial cancer.
J. Urol 159, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 536.

Pachter E, Scalea T, Stein D, Macchia RJ: Management of penetrating renal injuries in an inner city trauma center. J. Urol 157, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 640.

Hayeri MM, Irwin M, Hirsch A, Macchia RJ: Clinical outcome from transurethral resection of the prostate in patients who failed to improve a pharmacotherapy for BPH. J. Urol 157, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 1233.

Nitti V, Combs A: Voiding dysfunction in young men. J. Urol 157, #4, Supplement, Abstract # 730.

Borer J, Sherman J, Solomon ME, Plawker M, Misseri R, Crowley AR, Macchia RJ: Age specific reference ranges for PSA and DRE may not safely eliminate further diagnostic procedures. J. Urol 155 #5, Supplement, Abstract # 48.

Chernoff A, Horowitz M, Glassberg KI, Combs A, Peri-Urethral (GAX) collagen injection for the treatment of urinary incontinence in children. J. Urol 155, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 687.

Nitti V, Combs A: Non-neurogenic bladder outlet obstruction in women. J. Urol 155, #5, Supplement, Abstract # 1300.