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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.

2016

Chouhan J, Swerdloff DS, Graham JN, Verges D, Sterling WA, Weedon J, Mehta K, Schreiber D, Weiss JP, Karanikolas N.  Serum Vitamin D Levels and Their Association with Prostate Cancer in the Veteran Population.  Slated for Presentation at the Association of VA Surgeouns Annual Meeting, Virginia VA, USA,  April 2016.

Ghanaat, Mazyar.  Treatment  with artificial urinary sphincter.  New York Academy of Medicine chief Residents' Debate. March 2016.

Levy Eric.  Age Related urge perception in men with nocturia.  a 5 year review of frequency volume charts at a single institution.  Presented at The Ferdinand C. Valentine Resident's Essay Contest, The New York Academy of Medicine. April 2016.

Liaw, Policastro, Blaivas.  Surgical Outcomes in Catheter Dependent Men Due to Urinary Retention. Slated for Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 2016.

Cherian, Weiss...   Convergence of Nocturnal Polyuria Definitions.  Slated for Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 2016.

Sterling,  Mehta, Schriber, Karanikolas, Weiss.  Prostate biopsy in the era of contemporary USPSTF guidelines.  Slated for Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 2016.

Bagrodia A, Levy E, Sukhu R, Winer A, Vacchio M, Lee B, Donahue T, Cha E, Tully C, Assel M, Sjoberg D, Vickers A, Rosenberg J, Bajorin D, Dalbagni G, Bochner B.  Incidence  and impact of venous thromboembolism in radical cystectomy patients undergoing pre-operative chemotherapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer.  Slated for Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 2016

2015

Chouhan, Weiss, Fischer: Current Urology Resident Views on Desirable Characteristics for First Time Employment. Slated for Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Gerber J, Weiss J, Hou A, Aizen J, Mehta K.  Etiology of nocturia in elderly men.  Abstract presented at Internation Continence Society Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, 2015.

Sterling, Weiss, Karanikolas, Weedon, Schreiber, Atallah, Bergman, Mehta: Is race predictive of a future prostate cancer diagnosis after an initial negative biopsy? Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Tyler, Badri, Aizen, Weiss, Benedon, Blaivas: TURP/KTPLAP: An Effective Treatment for Men with Detrusor Underactivity (DU) & Bladder Outlet Obstruction (BOO). Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Aizen, Weiss, Gerber, Mehta: When Nocturia Improves, What Gets Better? Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Daniel P. Verges, MD, Wililam Andrew Sterling, William Atallah, MD, Jeremy Weedon, PhD, Nicholas Karanikolas, M.D. The Relationship of PSA at Referral to Urology Clinic and Risk of Positive Prostate Biopsy and its Variance Between the Races. Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Jerry Blaivas, Matthew Benedon, James Weinberger, Yosi Rozenberg, Lior Ravid, Jonathan Vapnek.  The Dynamic Urine Vibration Halter: A New Outpatient Device for Remote Patient Monitoring of Uroflow. Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Melissa Laudano, Matthew Benedon, Michael Stern, Jerry Blaivas.  Underactive Bladder is Not a Symptom Complex. Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Rajveer Purohit, Matthew Benedon, Gabriel Mekel, James Weinberger, Johnson Tsui, Jerry BlaivasValsalva Voiding Distinguishes Slow Urinary Flow Caused by Anterior Urethral Strictures from Prostatic Obstruction. Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

E. Charles Osterberg,Johnson Tsui, Matthew Benedon, Jerry Blaivas, Rajveer Purohit . TREATMENT OF URETHRAL STRICTURES CURES BOTH OBSTRUCTIVE AND STORAGE VOIDING SYMPTOM
. Presentation at the AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, May 15-May 19, 2015.

Golombos David.    DVIUNew York Academy of Medicine chief Residents' Debate. April 2015.

2014

McNeil B.  2014 SBU Annual Meeting.  Sao Paulo, Brazil.  (Selected as AUA/SBU Academic Exchange Program Scholar.  ( 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 valves.  American 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)


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