Benjamin R. Lee, M.D. Professor of Urology Tulane University School of Medicine

Benjamin R. Lee, M.D.
CURRICULUM VITAE
Name
Benjamin R. Lee, M.D.
Present Position
Professor of Urology
Tulane University School of Medicine
Present Location
Tulane Medical Center
Department of Urology
1430 Tulane Avenue, SL-42, Room 3509
New Orleans, LA 70112
Telephone:
(504) 988-2750
Fax:
(504) 988-5059
Email Address
[email protected]
Personal and Family
Place of Birth: New York, NY
Marital Status: Married to Sharon Kay Lee
Children: Ethan Nicholas Lee, age 5
Sophia Madison Lee, age 4
Education
1986-1990
Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude
College of Arts and Sciences
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Senior Honors Thesis: Binding Studies of cell surface Immunoglobulin E-receptor
complexes
1990-1994
M.D., Doctor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
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Training / Education
General Surgery Internship
General Surgery Resident
Urology Resident
1994-95
1995-96
1996-00
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Assistant Chief Of Service (ACS)
Clinical Instructor
2000-01
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Assistant Professor
2001-04
North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Associate Professor
2004-08
North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Laparoscopy Section, Long Island Jewish
Medical Center
Professor
2008-present Tulane University School of Medicine
Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Urology,
DaVinci Robotic Training Certificate
2003
2005
#13100
Awards and Honors
Magna Cum Laude, Cornell University
Westinghouse National Science Talent Search, Honorable Mention, 1986
Dean’s List, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, 1986-87, 1987-88
Outstanding College Students of America, 1990
Joseph G. Grossman Cornell Tradition Fellowship, 1987-88, 1988-89
American Foundation for Urologic Disease, Research Fellowship, 1993
Winslow Foundation Scholarship, 1991-93
Maryland State Senatorial Scholarship, 1991-1994
1st place overall, Case of the Week Competition, Dept of Radiology, Johns Hopkins
Hospital, 1992-93
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1st place, Best video, International Telesurgical Telementoring. Lee BR, Janetschek,
G., Bishoff, J.T., Bunyaratavej, P., Kamolpronwijit, W. and Carouse, L.R. 16th World
Congress of Endourology & SWL, New York City, New York, USA, 1998.
1st place, Essay Contest, Laparoscopic renal cryoablation: Acute and long term
clinical, radiographic and pathological effects in animal and human studies. Bishoff, J.T.,
Chan, D.Y., Chen, R.B., Lee, B.R., Kuszyk, B., Huso, D., Marshall, F.F., and Kavoussi.,
L.R. 16th World Congress on Endourology & SWL, New York City, New York, USA, 1998.
2nd place award, 1998 Resident Essay Contest, “A Quantitative Histologic Analysis of
Collagen Subtypes: The Primary Obstructed and Refluxing Megaureter of Childhood.”,
Urology. Lee, B.R., Silver, R.I., Partin, A.W., Epstein, J.I., and Gearhart, J.P
1999 Information Technology Innovators and 21st Century Pioneer Awards Laureate.
ComputerWorld Smithsonian Innovation Collection to the Smithsonian Institute, Permanent
Research Collection, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institute.
1st place, J of Endourology Essay contest, Ablation of renal parenchyma in a canine
model using intracavitary photon radiation energy. Chan D.Y., Koniaris, L., Lee, B.R.,
Anderson, J., Smith, D.O., Czapski, J., Choti, M.A., and Kavoussi, L.R. 17th World
Congress on Endourology & SWL, Rhodes, Greece, 1999.
2nd place, American Urological Association Circon ACMI Essay Contest, 2000.
“Bioimpedance: Cancer localization in the intact prostate- Clinical and animal studies.”
American Urological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, 2000. Lee, B.R., Smith DG, Roberts,
WW, Epstein JI, Potter SR, Lecksell, K, Shue, MJ, Ko HW, and Partin AW.
2nd place, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Essay Contest. Yohannes P, Smith AD,
Lee, BR. A novel technique for the mangement of ureteral stricture disease: Laparoscopic
ureteroneocytomy, 2001.
Honorable mention, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Essay Contest, Yohannes P,
Smith AD, Lee BR. Retroperitoneoscopic radiofrequency ablation of solid renal masses,
2001.
Honorable mention, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Outstanding development paper in an externally refereed publication. “In vivo measurement
of tumor conductiveness with the magnetic bioimpedance method” Smith DG, Potter SR,
Lee BR, Ko HW, Drummond WR, Telford JK, and Partin AW., 2002
2nd place, American College of Surgeons Essay Competition, Brooklyn and Long
Island Chapter. Jacobson AI, Amukele SA, Marcovich R, Shapiro O, Shetty R, Aldana
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JP, Lee BR, Smith AD, and Siegel DN. The efficacy and morbidity of therapeutic renal
embolization in the spectrum of urologic disease. 2003
Selected to represent the United States for the 2004 Academic Fellowship
Program, European Exchange between the American Urological Association and
European Association of Urology. Vienna, Austria. March 17-April 6, 2004.
Podium Presentation selected for Highlights in Endourology & Laparoscopic Surgery,
“Changing Practice Patterns in the surgical treatment of kidney disease: Analysis of the
ACGME data.” American Urological Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.
Best Video Award, “Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty”, 15th Video Urology World Congress,
Busan, Korea, June 17-19, 2004.
1st Place, Essay contest, Basic Science Section, Ureteral Segmental Replacement
Revisited, El-Hakim A, Marcovich R, Chiu KY, Lee BR, Smith AD. 23th World Congress
on Endourology & SWL, Mumbai, India, 2004.
1st place, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Essay Contest. Tan BJ, Dy JS, Chiu PY,
Ost MC, Kushner L, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Prevention of laparoscopic metastasis: A
study of different pneumoperitoneal gases and pressures on transitional cell carcinoma
adhesion, cell growth, apoptosis and necrosis.
2nd place, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Essay Contest. Tan BJ, Hafron JM,
Hoenig DM, Lee BR and Smith AD. Flow characteristics of two ipsilateral and novel ureteral
stents: How well do they provide relief of ureteral obstruction?
Podium presentation selected for Highlights in Laparoscopy, “Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
for Secondary Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.” 16th Video-Urology World Congress,
National Research Institute, Athens, Greece, June 23-25, 2005.
1st Place, Endourological Society Essay Contest, Basic Science Section: Ost MC, Patel
KP, Rastinehad AR, Chu PY, Anderson AE, Smith AD, Lee BR. Pneumoperitoneum with
carbon dioxide inhibits macrophage TNF-alpha secretion: An etiology for Transitional Cell
carcinoma port site metastasis and Prophylactic Irrigation strategies to decrease Laparoscopic
Oncologic Risks. 2006. 25th World Congress on Endourology and SWL, Cleveland, OH, 2006.
3rd Place, Endourological Society Essay Contest, Basic Science Section: Sero Andonian,
Tonya Coulthard, Arthur Smith, Pravin S. Singhal, Benjamin R. Lee. Real-time Quantitation of
Renal Ischemia using Targeted Microbubbles: In vivo Measurement of P-selectin expression.
Smith Award, presented to the Endourologist who has made the most significant
contributions to Minimally Invasive Urology, Robotics, Laparoscopy, Endourology within
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10 years of finishing residency. World Congress of Endourology, Shanghai, China,
December 2008.
Grants
Bioimpedance in Prostate: Identification of Tumor. Johns Hopkins Bayview
Physicians, P.A. #162-98. Principal Investigator: Benjamin R. Lee, M.D., 1/13/98.
Telesurgery and Medical Robotics: From the bench to the operating room.
International Telesurgical Telementoring, Surgical robots: a remote needle holder and
positioner for percutaneous access of the kidney, Johns Hopkins-Singapore, 9/98. CoInvestigator: Benjamin R. Lee, M.D., $50,000
Evaluation of Immune response following laparoscopic bowel injury. Ferdinand C.
Valentine Fellowship for research in Urology, The New York Academy of Medicine,
Principal Investigator: Benjamin R. Lee, M.D., 7/2002-03, $50,000.00
RITA Medical – Educational Research Grant – Investigation of radiofrequency
ablation – interstitial saline augmented radiofreqency ablation, 2003
Professional Organizations and Activities
Diplomate, 2003 American Board of Urology, #13100
Member, Center for Oncology and Cell Biology, North Shore – Long Island Jewish Research Institute
House of Delegates, Christian Medical & Dental Association, District 13, Alternate
Elder, North Shore Community Church, Oyster Bay, New York, 2007-present
New York Academy of Medicine, Fellow
Engineering and Urology Society, Advisory Board
American Urological Association
Endourological Society
Christian Medical and Dental Society
The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Chinese American Medical Society
Leadership Committee, Vision Church, 2001-02
Christian Scholar~Servant Ministries, Board of Trustees, 2000-2005
Faith Christian Fellowship Presbyterian Church, Pastor Search Committee, 1999-2000
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Christian Fellowship, 1990-2000
Alpha Phi Omega
Academic Integrity Board, Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences
American Medical Association
JHMI Rescue Mission Health Clinic, 1990-94
Camp Sunrise, for children with cancer, American Cancer Society
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Committee appointments
Vice Chair, Audio Visual Committee, American Urological Association, 5/22/2008 - 6/2/2010
Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane Medical Center, 2008-present
Tulane Quality Assurance Committee, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1/2009-present
Tulane Center for Advance Medical Simulation & Team Training, July 2008-present
Operating Room Committee, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 2007-2008
Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Associate Professor Promotions.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine. February 1, 2006.
International postoperative port site and peritoneal cancer invasion and metastasis study group,
Ghent University, Belgium, 2007
Medical Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation of Greater New York, 2005-2008
American Urological Association Office of Education Strategic Planning Retreat. February 2627, 2005. Linthicum, Maryland.
Medical Advisory Board, The Deborah Tufaro Memorial Foundation To Assist In The Fight of
Kidney Cancer, 2005
Editor, State of the Art Endoscopic Technology, in: Smith’s Textbook of Endourology, 2nd
Edition, 2005. With editors: Arthur D. Smith, M.D., Gopal H. Badlani, M.D., Demetrius
Bagley, M.D., Ralph Clayman, M.D., Gerald H. Jordan, M.D., Louis R. Kavoussi, M.D., James
Lingeman, M.D., Glenn Preminger, M.D., and Joseph Segura, M.D.
Director, Fellowship Review Committee, Endourological Society, 2003-2008.
Course Director, Instructional Course: Ablative Oncology, American Urological Association,
Chicago, Illinois, 2003
Director, Endourological society Fellowship Match Program, American Urological Association
AUA Patient Guidelines for Ureteral Stones, website, American Urological Association, 2003
Product Standardization and Value Analysis Committee for Peri-operative services, Long
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Island Jewish Medical Center. Operating Room Committee, 2005-2007.
Anticoagulation Steering Committee, LIJMC, 2003-2008
Endourology Society, Editorial Board, 2002-present
Organizing Committee, World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand, 2001
Section editor, Journal of Endourology, Video CD-ROM Section, 2001-present
Fellowship Review Committee, Endourological Society, 2001-present
Quality Assurance Review, Department of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Performance Improvement Coordinating Committee, Long Island Jewish Medical Center,
2002-2003
Guest editor, Technology Update Issue, Journal of Endourology, Vol 16 (2), September 2002.
Surgery and Imaging Interface Group, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, February, 2003.
Presentations and Moderated Sessions
“A microcomputer-based system for automated detection of infrequent cells using
fluorescent probes.” National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD 5/86.
“Binding studies of cell surface Immunoglobulin E Receptor complexes.” Cornell
University Research Symposium, Ithaca, NY, 10/89. Sponsored by the National Science
Foundation.
“A quantitative histological analysis of the dilated ureter of childhood.” American
Urological Association National Meeting, Washington, D.C., 5/92.
“Ectopia, ureteroceles, posterior urethral valves, and the Prune Belly Syndrome.”
American Urological Association National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 5/94.
“PC-1, further characterization of a novel nuclear matrix protein found in prostate
cancer, but not it BPH or normal prostate.” American Urological Association National
Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 5/94.
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“Analysis of the collagen subtypes of the newborn exstrophic bladder.” American
Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Urology Division, San Francisco, CA, 10/95.
“Evaluation of smooth muscle and collagen subtypes in normal newborns and those
with bladder exstrophy.” 1st International Symposium on Bladder Exstrophy and Epispadias.
Baltimore, MD 3/97.
“International Telesurgical Telementoring: Our Initial Experience.” Medicine meets
virtual reality 6. San Diego, CA, 2/98.
“Surgical Robots and International telementoring.” Bangkok, Thailand, 3/98.
“A novel method of surgical instruction: International telesurgical telementoring.”
Computer-Assisted Surgery Panel, Government Simulation and Imaging Conference.
Washington, D.C., 5/98.
“Teleradiology in Urology: A Comparison of Bandwidth.” Society of Urology and
Engineering, American Urological Association, San Diego, CA, 6/98.
“Teleradiology in Urology: A Comparison of accuracy and clinical diagnostic ability of
interpreting digitized radiographs.” American Urological Association National Meeting, San
Diego, CA, 6/98.
“Chronic effect of pneumoperitoneum on renal histology.” American Urological
Association National Meeting, San Diego, CA, 6/98.
Moderator: Video Session, 16th World Congress of Endourology, New York City, New
York, USA, September, 1998.
“Thirteen Year Survival Comparison of Percutaneous and Open Nephroureterectomy
Approaches for Management of Upper Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma.” 16th World Congress
on Endourology & SWL, New York City, New York, USA, 1998.
“RCM-PAKY: Clinical Application of a New Robotic System for Precise Needle
Placement.” 16th World Congress on Endourology & SWL, New York City, New York, USA,
1998.
“Robotic telesurgery: Effect of time delay on surgical performance.” 16th World Congress
on Endourology & SWL, New York City, New York, USA, 1998.
“Ureteroscopy: Rigid and Flexible technique.” 16th World Congress on Endourology &
SWL, New York City, New York, USA, 1998.
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“Telemedicine and Surgical Robots: Urological Applications, Singapore Federation of
the Computer Industry on Telemedicine and Medical Robots,” Singapore, September, 1998.
“Urological Robots and Telemedicine” Grand Rounds, National University Hospital,
Department of Urology, 1998.
“Bioimpedance localizes prostate cancer tissue and distinguishes tumors of different
metatstatic potential. A new non-invasive method of cancer localization.” Society of
University Urology Residents, Marietta, Georgia, April 28, 2000.
“Remote robotic surgery for obtaining percutaneous renal access: a video
presentation.” American Urological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2000.
“International telementoring- Preliminary results.” American Urological Association,
Atlanta, Georgia, May 2000.
“Bioimpedance localizes prostate cancer tissue and distinguishes tumors of different
metatstatic potential.” American Urological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2000.
“Surgical Robotics and Telemedicine” General Surgery Grand Rounds, Long Island
Jewish Medical Center, March 2001.
“New techniques in Ablative Surgery” Advanced Laparoscopy and Telemedicine,
Flushing Hospital Medical Center, April 2001.
“Novel applications of energy to the Urinary Tract” Moderator, podium session.
Society of Urology and Engineering, American Urological Association Meeting, Anaheim,
California, June 2, 2001.
“Laparoscopic Reconstructive Urology” Long Island College Hospital. Grand Rounds,
Brooklyn, New York, July 10, 2001.
“Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy” National Kidney Foundation, Mineola
Dialysis Center, 2001.
Section Editor, New techniques in Endourology, Video CD- Volume 1. Journal of
Endourology, “Lap Radiofrequency ablation of renal mass, Ureteroscopic Management of
lower pole renal calculi, Lap Ureteroneocystotomy for ureteral stricture, Ureteral access
sheath.” September 2001.
Chairman Moderator: Basic Research Symposium 1- Laparoscopy 1, 19th World
Congress on Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2001.
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Panel Discussion: Management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. 19th World
Congress on Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2001.
Instructional course, Laparoscopic transperitoneal renal surgery- Ablative (Simple
nephrectomy, autosomal polycystic kidney disease, radical nephrectomy, and donor
nephrectomy). 19th World Congress on Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Bangkok,
Thailand, November 2001.
“Laparoscopic Reconstructive Urology” Grand Rounds. State University of New
York, Stonybrook, University Hospital and Medical Center, Department of Urology, January
2002.
“Laparoscopic Nephrectomy: Evolution of the technique.” Athenian Days of Urology,
Athens University, Athens, Greece, March 29-31 2002.
“Laparoscopy vs. Hand Assisted Techniques” Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Seminar. Arthur D. Smith, M.D.: 20 years at LIJ, A Tribute. April 6, 2002.
“Robotic vs. Free hand laparoscopic suturing: Evaluation of the learning curve.”
Society of Urology and Engineering, American Urological Association, Orlando, Florida. May
25, 2002.
“Urologic Laparoscopy.” North Shore Forest Hills, Department of Urology. July 2002.
“Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty” Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical Institutions.
Urology Grand Rounds, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 23, 2002.
Section Editor, New techniques in Endourology, Video CD – Volume 2. Journal of
Endourology “Tranutricular seminal vesiculoscopy, Hand assisted lap Nephroureterectomy
with Cystoscopic en bloc excision of distal ureter and bladder cuff, Lap radical cystectomy
with urinary diversion: Completely intracorporeal technique, lap ACE malone.” August 2002.
“Bio-Engineering, Stem Cell Research & Gene Therapy.” Plenary session. 20th World
Congress on Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Genoa, Italy, September 19-22, 2002.
“Percutaneous access: Aim low or Aim high.” Plenary session. 20th World Congress
on Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Genoa, Italy, September 19-22, 2002.
“Evaluation of Immune Response Following Laparoscopic Bowel Injury” 20th World
Congress on Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Genoa, Italy, September 19-22, 2002.
Moderator: Laparoscopic Prostatectomy. 20th World Congress on Endourology and
Shockwave Lithotripsy, Genoa, Italy, September 19-22, 2002.
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“Laparoscopy Risk Factors and Complications, Laparoscopy Following Previous
Instrumentation of the Urinary Tract.” 20th World Congress on Endourology and Shockwave
Lithotripsy, Genoa, Italy, September 19-22, 2002.
“Laparoscopic Radical Excision of Urachal Remnant.” 20th World Congress on
Endourology and Shockwave Lithotripsy, Genoa, Italy, September 19-22, 2002.
“Urologic Laparoscopy.” Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, North Shore
Forest Hills, October 2002.
Visiting professor, Department of Urology, University of Patras, Greece. November
19-23, 2002. First Laparoscopic nephrectomy performed in Greece. First laparoscopic seminal
vesicle cyst decortication in Greece.
“Laparoscopic Renal Surgery – Update on Technology.” New Techniques in
Endourology Course, New York, NY. December 7, 2002. Director: Dr. Demetrius Bagley
“Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty.” New Techniques in Endourology Course, New York, NY.
December 7, 2002.
Laparoscopy Training, “Practical applications and techniques to improve Laparoscopic
skills.” Department of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, March 13, 2003
“Clinical dilemmas in management of prostate cancer” International Symposium of
Urology, Brazilian Society of Urology, Brazil, March 27-29, 2003.
“Minimally Invasive Treatment of Ureteral Pelvic Junction Obstruction.” International
Symposium of Urology, Brazilian Society of Urology, Recife, Brazil. March 27-29, 2003.
“Management of the lower pole stone.” International Symposium of Urology,
Brazilian Society of Urology, Recife, Brazil. March 27-29, 2003.
“Laparoscopic Nephrectomy – Evolution of the technique.” International Symposium
of Urology, Brazilian Society of Urology, Recife, Brazil. March 27-29, 2003.
Section editor, New techniques in Endourology, Video CD – Volume 3. Journal of
Endourology. “Lap assisted minilaparotomy live donor nephrectomy- the initial case report,
Per urethral endoscopic management of large bladder stones, Lap resection of a urachal sinus,
Suprapubic approach for bladder stones, Upper pole heminephrectomy for ectopic ureter.”
April 2003.
Guest Speaker, “Men’s Health Fair”, Ridgewood, New York, April 10, 2003
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Course Director, Instructional Course: Ablative Oncology, American Urological
Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2003.
Comparison of the mechanical, flow, and optical properties of contemporary flexible
ureteroscopes. Society for Engineering and Urology, American Urological Association,
Chicago, Illinois, 2003.
Drugs for BPH: Other applications. Men’s Health: Role of the Urologist. Long Island
Jewish Medical Center, May 31-June 1, 2003.
Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Is it better? Men’s Health: Role of the
Urologist. Long Island Jewish Medical Center, May 31-June 1, 2003.
Plenary Session, Round Table Discussion: “How I manage this laparoscopic complication”.
21 World Congress of Endourology, Montreal, Canada, September 23, 2003.
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Moderator: Ureter/ Stone Composition. 21st World Congress of Endourology, Montreal,
Canada, September 23, 2003.
Laparoscopic Monti Procedure for Lengthy Strictures of the Proximal Ureter. An Animal
Study. 21st World Congress of Endourology, Montreal, Canada, September 21, 2003.
Laparoscopic Urinary Reconstruction for Upper and Lower Tract Disease. 21st World
Congress of Endourology, Montreal, Canada, September 22, 2003.
Changing Practice Patterns in the Surgical Treatment of Kidney Disease: Analysis of the
ACGME Data. 21st World Congress of Endourology, Montreal, Canada, September 22, 2003.
American Urological Association Topical Urology Audio Series. Ablative Oncology:
Radiofrequency, AUA Office of Education. 2004.
Section Editor, New techniques in Endourology, Video CD – Volume 4. Journal of
Endourology. One-knot pyeloplasty, Hand assisted laparoscopic right sided donor nephrectomy, new
approach for management of anatomical incontinence, retroperitoneal nephrectomy versus classic
lumbotomy for pyonephrosis, right sided laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. May 2004
Changing Practice Patterns in the Surgical Treatment of Kidney Disease: Analysis of the
ACGME Data, Podium Session, American Urological Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.
Laparoscopic Distal Ureterectomy and Boari Flap for Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the
Ureter. American Urological Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.
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Laparoscopic Monti Procedure for Strictures of the Proximal Ureter. American Urological
Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.
Section editor, New techniques in Endourology, Video CD – Volume 5. Journal of
Endourology. Lap Extraperitoneal Radical Prostatectomy, Transperitoneal Lap Radical Prostatectomy
- Descending Technique, Transperitoneal Lap Radical Prostatectomy - Ascending Technique, Robotic
Radical Prostatectomy, Lap Sacrocolpopexy for Treatment of Post Hysterectomy Vaginal Vault
Prolapse. September, 2004.
Moderator, Reconstructive Surgery, Session VIII, 15th Video Urology World Congress, Busan,
Korea, June 17-19, 2004
Plenary Session, “Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty”, 15th Video Urology World Congress, Busan,
Korea, June 17-19, 2004
Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty, Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, September
21-23, 2004.
“Port Site Metastasis: Risk factors, pathogenesis, and prevention” Plenary session, 22nd World
Congress of Endourology and SWL, November 3, 2004, Mumbai, India.
Moderator, Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty, 22nd World Congress of Endourology and SWL,
November 4, 2004, Mumbai, India.
Visiting Professor, Singapore General Hospital, Department of Urology, Singapore,
November 10, 2004. “Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery: Prevention and Management.”
“The state of teaching Endourology and Laparoscopy. How to teach urology residents and
fellows.” Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU), December 8-13, 2004. Dominican Republic.
“Urolithiasis symposium – Complications of percutaneous renal surgery. Management and
prevention.” Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU), December 8-13, 2004. Dominican
Republic.
“Complications of Laparoscopic surgery.” Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU),
December 12, 2004. Dominican Republic.
“Port Site Metastasis. Risk factors, pathogenesis, and potential methods of prevention.”
Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU), December 12, 2004. Dominican Republic.
Section editor, New techniques in Endourology, Video CD – Volume 6. Journal of
Endourology. Robotic Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy, Use of Tissuelink coagulation device,
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Contemporary technique for laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, hand assisted Lap Partial Nephrectomy,
May 2005.
“Radiofrequency Ablation of Renal Masses.” Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New
Technologies: Hands on experience. March 19-20, 2005
Laparoscopic skills laboratory course – Simulators and pelvic trainers. Long Island Jewish
Medical Center, New Technologies: Hands on Experience. March 19, 2005. “Top 10 Steps to a
Successful Laparoscopic Nephrectomy,” and “ Laparoscopic Free Hand Intracorporeal Suturing: Tips
for Success.”
“Debate: Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty versus Open Pyeloplasty”. 16th Video-Urology World
Congress, National Research Institute, Athens, Greece, June 23-25, 2005.
“Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for Secondary Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.” 16th VideoUrology World Congress, National Research Institute, Athens, Greece, June 23-25, 2005.
“Port Site Metastasis: Risk factors, pathogenesis, and prevention.” 16th Video-Urology World
Congress, National Research Institute, Athens, Greece, June 23-25, 2005.
“Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery” Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish
Medical Center, New York. July 22, 2005.
Section Editor, Uro-Oncology Special Issue of the Journal of Endourology, Co-Editors Howard
Winfield, M.D., Gunter Janetschek, M.D., July / August 2005.
“Ablative Renal Oncology: Do Small Renal Tumors Require Surgical Treatment?” Oncology
Symposium. Controversies in Urologic Oncology. National Medical Association. July 25, 2005.
“Cryosurgery Symposium,” Co-moderator with Professor Michael Marberger, August 23,
2005. 23rd World Congress of Endourology, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Minimally Invasive Surgery in Small Renal Tumors: Radiofrequency Ablation, Educational
Course.” August 24, 2005. 23rd World Congress of Endourology, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
“Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for Secondary Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.” 23rd World
Congress of Endourology, Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 23-25, 2005.
Ureteroscopy -Challenging cases, simple solutions: Panel Discussion. 23nd World Congress of
Endourology and SWL, Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 23-25, 2005.
“Contemporary Management of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.” Stanford University,
Palo Alto, CA. March 27, 2006.
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“Technique of Blind Percutaneous Access: Use of the Chiba needle to gain access in absence
of retrograde access.” American Urological Association Annual meeting. May 22, 2006. Atlanta,
Georgia.
“Robotic Pyeloplasty: Tips and tricks for success.” American Urological Association Annual
meeting. May 23, 2006. Atlanta, Georgia.
“Advanced Laparoscopic Urology”. System Medical Executive Committee, May 26, 2006.
North Shore - Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
“Laparoscopic and Robotic Urology.” Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, Southside
Hospital, Bayshore, New York, June 2, 2006.
“Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Urology.” Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine,
Plainview Hospital, June 12, 2006, Plainview, New York.
“Ablative Oncology- Radiofrequency ablation of renal masses,” June 22-24, 2006. 17th Video
Urology Congress, Bucharest, Romania.
“Robotic Pyeloplasty: Technique” June 22-24, 2006. 17th Video Urology Congress,
Bucharest, Romania.
“A new algorithm for management of UPJ obstruction.” June 22-24, 2006. 17th Video Urology
Congress, Bucharest, Romania.
Course Director: Post Graduate Course: Hemostasis: Mechanical, Techniques for
laparoscopic control of hemorrhage. 24th World Congress of Endourology and SWL, Cleveland, Ohio.
August 17, 2006.
“Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Urology,” Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine,
Glen Cove Hospital, Glen Cove, New York, September 5, 2006.
“Contemporary management of the Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.” Plenary Speaker,
XVIII Panhellenic Urological Congress, September 27-Oct 1, 2006. Rhodes, Greece.
“Complications of Laparoscopic Urology: Prevention and Management.” XVIII Panhellenic
Urological Congress, September 27-Oct 1, 2006. Rhodes, Greece.
“Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy & Robotic Pyeloplasty.” Perspectives in Urology: Point –
Counterpoint, November 9-11, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona.
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“Role of Laparoscopy in Renal Cell Carcinoma.” Perspectives in Urology: Point –
Counterpoint, November 9-11, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona.
“Contemporary management of UPJ Obstruction: Laparoscopic and Robotic Pyeloplasty.”
Perspectives in Urology: Point – Counterpoint, November 9-11, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona.
“Contemporary Management of Ureteral Pelvic Junction Obstruction” University of Chicago,
Section of Urology, November 15, 2006, Chicago, Illinois.
“Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy: Evolution of the Technique. Transperitoneal approch”
Masterclass I: Laparoscopic Nephrectomy. 18th VideoUrology Singapore. March 1-3, 2007.
“Pitfalls of Laparoscopic Nephrectomy. Vascular complications: Prevention and
management.” Masterclass I: Laparoscopic Nephrectomy. 18th VideoUrology Singapore. March 1-3,
2007.
“Robotic and Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty. Tips and tricks for success.” Masterclass II. Ultimate
Urology guide to Ureteropelvic junction obstruction 2007 edition. 18th VideoUrology Singapore.
March 1-3, 2007.
Plenary session: Advanced Laparoscopic and reconstruction: Managing complications in
Laparoscopic surgery, when to do what. 18th VideoUrology Singapore. March 1-3, 2007.
Chairman, Live surgery session: Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic
Extraperitoneal prostatectomy, Laser TUR, 18th VideoUrology Singapore, March 1-3, 2007. Tan Tock
Seng Hospital.
“Complications of Percutaneous Surgery” Symposium of Kidney, Adrenal and Innovations:
R.A.I. 2007, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 9-10, 2007.
Panel Session on complex stone cases, “Renal colic management, Staghorn calculi, lower pole
calculus”. Symposium of Kidney, Adrenal and Innovations: R.A.I. 2007, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 910, 2007.
“Open or laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy?” Symposium of Kidney, Adrenal and
Innovations: R.A.I. 2007, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 9-10, 2007.
“Robotic Prostatectomy.” Symposium of Kidney, Adrenal and Innovations: R.A.I. 2007, Sao
Paulo, Brazil, March 9-10, 2007.
“Percutanous resection of TCC” Symposium of Kidney, Adrenal and Innovations: R.A.I.
2007, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 9-10, 2007.
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“Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma.” Symposium of Kidney, Adrenal and
Innovations: R.A.I. 2007, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 9-10, 2007.
“Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty” AUA Advanced Hands-on Laparoscopy Course. New York
Academy of Medicine / Mount Sinai Medical Center, April 27, 2007.
“Oncology: Renal Cell Carcinoma, Testicular Carcinoma, Prostate Cancer” Moderator,
American Urological Association, Anaheim, California, May 20, 2007
“Current Trends in Endoscopic Surgery”, Engineering and Urology Society, American
Urological Association, Anaheim, California, May 20, 2007.
Post Graduate Course: “Renal Ablation: Access, Percutaneous and Laparoscopic.
Radiofrequency and Cryosurgical Ablation” American Urological Association meeting, May 21, 2007.
Moderator, “Laparoscopic Nephrectomy”. 25th World Congress of Endourology, Cancun,
Mexico, Oct 30-Nov 3, 2007
Moderator, “Award winning videos”. American Urological Association meeting, May 2008,
Orlando, Florida.
Moderator, “Oncology: Kidney”. American Urological Association meeting, May 2008,
Orlando, Florida.
Course Director, “Renal Ablation: Radiofrequency, Cryosurgery.” American Urological
Association meeting, May 2008, Orlando, Florida.
“Robotic Partial Nephrectomy”, “NOTES- Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
for Partial Nephrectomy.” “Renal Cell Carcinoma – an Update”, Lasers- Physics and safety. San
Salvador, Central America, October 24-25, 2008.
“Robotic Partial Nephrectomy – Clinical Outcomes.” World Congress of Endourology,
December 2008, Shanghai, China.
“Single Port Partial Nephrectomy.” World Congress of Endourology, December 2008,
Shanghai, China.
“Robotic Partial Nephrectomy.” International Clinical-Radiological Update Course,
Guadalajara, Mexico, January 23-25, 2009.
“Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy: Evolution of the technique.” International ClinicalRadiological Update Course, Guadalajara, Mexico, January 23-25, 2009.
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Reviewer, Peer reviewed Journals:
Journal of Urology
Urology
Journal of Endourology
British Journal of Urology
The Scientific World
Digital Urology Journal
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PUBLICATIONS:
1. Lee, B.R., Haseman, D.B., and Reynolds, C.P.: Microcomputer-based digital image
microscopy for detection of infrequent cells in bone marrow. Proc Amer Soc Clin Oncol
6:163, 1987.
2. Lee, B.R., Ludl, H., and Reynolds, C.P.:Microcomputer software and interface for
control of a microscope scanning stage. Anal Quant Cyto Histo, 10(1):47-53, 1988.
3. Lee, B.R., Haseman, D.B., and Reynolds, C.P.: A digital image microscopy system for
rare-event detection using fluorescent probes. Cytometry, 10(3): 256-262, 1989.
4. Posner, R.G., Lee, B.R., Conrad, D.H., Holowka, D., Baird, B. and Goldstein, B.
Aggregation of IgE-receptor complexes on rat basophilic leukemia cells does not
change the intrinsic affinity but can alter the kinetics of the ligand-IgE interaction.
Biochemistry, 31(23):5350-5356, 1992.
5. Lee, B.R., Partin, A.W., Epstein, J.I., Quinlan, D., Gosling, J. and Gearhart, J.P: A
quantitative histologic analysis of the dilated ureter of childhood. J.
Urol.,148(5):1482-1486, 1992.
6. Partin, A.W., Page, W.F., Lee, B.R., Sanda, M.G., Miller, R.N. and Walsh, P.C.:
Concordance rates for benign prostatic disease among twins suggest hereditary
influence, Urology, 44(5):646-650, 1994.
7. Partin A.W., Lee, B.R., CarMichael, M.J., Walsh, P.C. and Epstein, J.I.: Radical
Prostatectomy for high grade disease: A re-evaluation 1994. J. Urol., 151(6):15831586, 1994.
8. Gearhart, J.P., Lee, B.R., Partin, A.W., Epstein, J.I. and Gosling, J.A.: A
quantitative histological evaluation of the dilated ureter of childhood II: Ectopia,
Posterior urethral valves and Prune belly syndrome. J. Urol. 153(1):172-176, 1995.
9. Cadeddu, J.A., Pearson, J.D., Lee, B.R., Partin, A.W., Epstein, J.I. and Carter, H.B.:
Relationship between changes in prostate-specific antigen and the percent of prostatic
epithelium in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Urology, 45(5):795-800, 1995.
10. Lee, B.R., Perlman, E.J., Partin, A.W., Jeffs, R.D., and Gearhart, J.P.:
Evaluation of smooth muscle and collagen subtypes in normal newborns and those
with bladder exstrophy. J. Urol., 156(6):2034-2036, 1996.
11. Lee, B.R., Silver, R.I., Partin, A.W., Epstein, J.I., and Gearhart, J.P.: A
quantitative histological analysis of collage subtypes: the primary obstructed and
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refluxing megaureter of childhood. Urology, 51(5), 820-823, 1998.
12. Lee, B.R., Bishoff, J.T., Janetschek, G., Bunyaratavej P., Kamolpronwijit W.,
Cadeddu, J., Ratchanon S., O’Kelley, S., Kavoussi, LR. A novel method of surgical
instruction: International telementoring. World J Urol, 16(6):367-370, 1998.
13. Lee, B.R., Allaf, M., Moore, R.G., Bohlman, M., Wang, G.M., Bishoff, J.T.,
Cadeddu, J.A., Jarrett, T.W., Khazan, R. and Kavoussi, L.R.: Clinical decision making
using teleradiology in urology. American Journal of Roentgenol, 172(1):19-22, 1999.
14. Lee, B.R., Roberts, W.W., Smith, D.G., Ko, H.W., Epstein J.I., Lecksell, K, and
Partin A.W. Bioimpedance: Novel use of a minimally invasive technique for cancer
localization in the intact prostate. Prostate, 39(3):213-218, 1999.
15. Allaf, ME, Jackman, SV, Schulam PG, Cadeddu, JA, Lee, B.R., Moore RG, and
Kavoussi, LR. Laparoscopic visual field: Voice versus foot pedal interfaces for
control of the AESOP robot. Surg. Endosc. 12(12):1415-1418,1998.
16. Jackman, S.V., Cadeddu, J.A., Chen, R.N., Micali, S., Bishoff, J.T., Lee, B.R.,
Moore, R.G.and Kavoussi, L.R.: Utility of the harmonic scalpel for laparoscopic
partial nephrectomy. J of Endourol. 12(5):441-4, 1998.
17. Jackman, S.V., Jarzemski, P.A., Listopadzki, S.M., Lee, B.R., Stoianovici, D.,
Demaree, R., Jarrett, T.W. and Kavoussi, L.R.: The EndoHand: Comparison with
standard laparoscopic instruments. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9(3):253-8,
1999.
18. Kuo, R.L., Aslan, P., Dinlenc, C.Z., Lee, B.R., Screnci, D., Babayan, R.K.,
Kavoussi, L.R. and Preminger, G.M.: Secured transmission of urologic images and
records over the internet. J. Endourol. 13(3):141-6, 1999.
19. Polascik, T.J., Hamper U, Lee, B.R., Dai Y, Hilton J, Magee, C.A., Crone, J.K.,
Shue, M.J., Ferrell, M., Trapanotto, V., Adiletta, M., and Partin, A.W. Ablation of
renal tumors in a rabbit model with interstitial saline-augmented radiofrequency
energy: Preliminary report of a new technology. Urology, 53(3):465-472, 1999.
20. Breslow, N., Partin, AW, Lee, B.R., and Green, D. Nuclear morphometry and prognosis
in favorable histology Wilms’ Tumor: a prospective reevaluation. J Clin Oncol
Jul;17(7):2123, 1999.
21. Lee, B.R., Cadeddu, J.A., Molnar-Nadasdy, G, Enriquez D.,Nadasdy T,
Kavoussi LR, and Ratner L. Effect of pneumoperitoneum on renal histology. J of
Endourol, 13(4):279-282, 1999.
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22. Lee, B.R, Gibbor, M, Marshall, F, Smith, A, and Jarrett, T.W. Thirteen year
survival comparison of percutaneous and open nephroureterectomy approaches for
management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. J. Endourol, 13(4):289-294,
1999.
23. Cadeddu JA, Chan DY, Hedican SP, Lee, B.R., Moore, RG, Kavoussi LR, and
Jarrett, TW. Retroperitoneal access for transperitoneal laparoscopy in patients at high
risk for intra-abdominal scarring. J. Endourol, 13(8):567-70, 1999.
24. Bishoff, J.T., Chen, R.B., Lee, B.R., Chan, D.Y., Huso, D., Rodriguez, R.,
Kavoussi, L.R., and Marshall, F.F. Laparoscopic renal cryoablation: Acute and Longterm clinical, radiographic, and pathologic effects in an animal model and application
in a clinical trial. J. Endourol, 13(4):233-239, 1999.
25. Chan DY, Koniaris L, Magee C, Ferrell M, Solomon S, Lee BR, Anderson JH,
Smith DO, Czapski J, DeWeese T, Choti MA, and Kavoussi LR. Feasibility of
ablating normal renal parenchyma by interstitial photon radiation energy: Study in a
canine model. J Endourol, 14(2): 111-116, 2000.
26. Fabrizio MD, Lee B.R., Chan DY, Stoianovici D, Jarrett TW, Yang C, and
Kavoussi, L.R. Effect of time delay on surgical performance during telesurgical
manipulation, J. Endourol, 14(2):133-138, 2000.
27. Lee, B.R., Chow, G. Ratner, L.E., and Kavoussi, L.R. Laparoscopic Live Donor
Nephrectomy: Equivalent Outcomes to Open Surgery, J. Endourol, 14(10): 811-820,
2000.
28. Cheah, W.K., Lee, B.R., Lenzi, J.E., and Goh P.M.Y. Telesurgical laparoscopic
cholecystectomy between two countries. Surg Endoscopy, Online: DOI:
10.1007/s004640000099, 2000.
29. Lee, B.R. International Telesurgery: A feasible method of instruction. World J
Urol, 18(4): 296-298, 2000.
30. Lee BR, Png DJ, Liew L, Fabrizio M, Li MK, Jarrett TW, and Kavoussi, LR.
Laparoscopic telesurgery between the United States and Singapore. Ann Acad Med
Singapore. 2000 Sep;29(5):665-8.
31. Smith DG, Potter S, Lee BR, Ko HW, Drummond HR, Telford JK, Partin AW.
In vivo measurement of tumor conductiveness with the magnetic bioimpedance
method. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, 47(10):1403-1405, 2000.
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32. Yohannes P, Gershbaum D, Smith AD and Lee BR. Management of ureteral
stricture disease during laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy. J Endourol, 15(8):839843, 2001.
33. Yohannes P, Pinto P, Smith AD and Lee BR. Retroperitoneoscopic
radiofrequency ablation of solid renal mass. J Endourol, 15(8):845-849, 2001.
34. Bauer J, Lee BR, Stoianovici D, Bishoff JT, Micali S, Micali F, Kavoussi LR.
Remote percutaneous renal access using a new automated telesurgical robotic system.
Telemed J E Health 2001;7(4):341-6.
35. Rotariu P, Yohannes P, Malik A, Alexianu M, Lee BR, and Smith AD.
Simultaneous placement of two ipsilateral double-J ureteral stents in extrinsically
obstructed ureters.: A Novel technique. J Endourol. 2001 Dec;15(10):979-83.
36. Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Smith AD, and Lee BR Comparison of Robotic versus
Laparoscopic free hand suturing: Is there a difference in the learning curve? Urology
60:39-45, 2002.
37. Yohannes P, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Hand-assisted Laparoscopic renal surgery:
Current trends and applications. Arch.Esp.Urol,55(6): 756-766, 2002.
38. Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Liatsikos E, Malik A, Alexianu M, Pinkasov D,
Morgenstern N, Lee BR, Smith AD. Role of acellular collagen matrix (surgisis((r))) in
the endoscopic management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Endourol. 2002
Oct;16(8):549-56.
39. Lee BR. Editorial re: Antegrade Stent Placement in Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty.
Intl Braz J Urol. 28(5): 439-445, 2002.
40. Aldana JP, Lee BR, Jacobson AI, Marcovich R, Lee WJ, and Smith AD.
Residual gas persists in the collecting system following percutaneous nephrolithotomy,
J Laparoendoscopic & Adv surgical Tech, 13(5): 317-320, 2003.
41. Cai Y, Jacobson AI, Marcovich R, Aldana JP, Lowe D, El-Hakim A, Smith AD
and Lee BR. The electrical prostate morcellator: An alternative to manual
morcellation for laparoscopic nephrectomy specimens? An In-vitro study. Urology,
61(6); 1113-1117, 2003.
42. Paul EM, and Lee BR. The use of nephrostomy tract drainage for the treatment
of bladder outlet obstruction. Letter to the editor, J Endourology, 17(7):530, 2003.
43.
Marcovich R, Aldana, JP, Morgenstern N, Chiu PY, Jacobson AI, Smith AD, and
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Lee, BR., Radiofrequency ablation of porcine kidney: Nicotinamide adenine
dinucleotide (NADH) staining as a determinant of cell death – histologic findings. J
Urol, 170(4): 1370-1374, 2003.
44. Lee BR. Laparoscopic total and partial nephrectomy. Intl Braz J Urol. 28(6):
504-509, 2002.
45. Lee BR Editorial comment, re: The electrical prostate morcellator: An
alternative to manual morcellation for laparoscopic nephrectomy specimens? An Invitro study. Urology, 61(6); 1117, 2003.
46. Marcovich R, Jacobsen A, Aldana J, Lee BR and Smith AD. Practice trends in
comtemporary management of adult ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Urology,
62:22-26, 2003.
47. Aldana JP, Marcovich R, Singhal P, Reddy K, Morgenstern N, El-Hakim A,
Smith AD and Lee BR. Immune response to laparoscopic bowel injury. J Endourol,
17(5): 317-322, 2003.
48. Jacobson AI, Amukele SA, Marcovich R, Shapiro O, Shetty R, Aldana JP, Lee
BR, Smith AD, and Siegel DN. Efficacy and Morbidity of Therapeutic Renal
Embolization in the Spectrum of Urologic Disease. J Endourol, 17(6): 385-391,
2003.
49. Paul EM, Marcovich R, Lee BR, Smith AD. Choosing the ideal nephrostomy
tube. Brit J Urol Int. 2003 Nov;92(7):672-7.
50. Chiu KY, Cai Y, Marcovich R, El-Hakim A, Smith AD, Lee BR. Comparison
of mechanical, flow and optical properties of contemporary flexible ureteroscopes.
Urology. 2003 Nov;62(5):800-4.
51. Lee BR, Marcovich R, Chiu KY, and Smith AD. Laparoscopic Monti Procedure
for lengthy strictures of the proximal ureter: A novel technique. Brit J Urol Int. 2004
Mar 01;93(4):631-633.
52. El-Hakim A, Weiss GH, Lee BR, Smith AD. Correlation of ureteroscopic
appearance with histological grade of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. Urology.
2004 Apr;63(4):647-50.
53. Chiu KY, Cai Y, Marcovich R, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Are new-generation
flexible ureteroscopes better than their predecessors? Brit J Urol Int. Jan;93(1):1159, 2004.
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54. El Hakim, A, Cai Yi, Marcovich R, Pinto P, and Lee BR. Effect of Endo-GIA
vascular staple size on laparoscopic vessel sealing in a porcine model. Surg Endosc.
2004 Jun;18(6):961-963.
55. Nakada SY, Ono Y, Bishoff JT, Joseph JV, Lee BR Terach T. Controversial
cases in endourology and opinions. J Endourol Jun: 18(5):477-80, 2004.
56. Lee B.R., Marcovich R., and Smith AD. Editorial Comment re:
Endopyeloplasty versus Endopyelotomy versus Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for Primary
Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction. Urology. 2004 Jul;64(1):21.
57. E.N. Liatsikos, BR. Lee, T. Voudoukis, K.S. Filos, G. Barbalias. Congenital
seminal vesicle cyst and coexisting renal agenesis: laparoscopic approach. Urology.
2004 Mar;63(3):584-6.
58. Rudloff U, Jacobson Avrum, Morgenstern N, and Lee BR. Castleman’s disease
of the urachus. Urology, Aug;64(2):376-9. 2004.
59. El-Hakim A, Chiu KY, Sherry B, Bhuiya T, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Peritoneal
and systemic inflammatory mediators of laparoscopic bowel injury in the rabbit model,
J Urol. 2004 Oct;172: 1515-1519.
60. Tan BJ, El-Hakim A, Semerdzhiev Y, Smith AD and Lee B.R. Comparison of
saline-infused radiofrequency ablation to dry radiofrequency ablation of renal tissue.
Evolution of histologic infarct in a porcine model. J Urol. 2004 Nov;172(5 Pt
1):2007-12.
61. Marcovich R, Jacobson AI, Singh J, Shah D, El-Hakim A, Lee BR, Smith AD.
No panacea for post-percutaneous nephrolithtotomy drainage. J Endourol, 18(8):
743-747, 2004.
62. Tan BJ, Rastinehad AR, Marcovich R, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Trends in
ureteropelvic junction obstruction management among urologists in the United States.
Urology. 2005 Feb;65(2):260-4.
63. El-Hakim A, Aldana JP, Reddy K, Singhal P, Lee BR. Laparoscopic bowel injury in an
animal model: monocyte migration and apoptosis. Surg Endosc. 2005 Apr;19(4):484-7
64. Lee BR, Tan BJ, Smith AD. Laparoscopic port site metastases: Incidence, risk
factors, and potential preventive measures. Urology, Apr;65(4):639-44, 2005.
65. Tan BJ, Ost M, and Lee BR. Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy with resection
of bladder cuff resection – Techniques and outcomes. J Endourol, 19(6):664-676,
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2005.
66. Lee BR. Editorial comment: Radiofrequency ablation of renal masses. J
Endourol, Vol 19(6): 652-3, 2005.
67. Tan BJ, Dy JS, Chiu PY, Mathura SA, Ost M, Kushner L, Smith AD and Lee BR. Effects
of pneumoperitoneal gases and pressures on Transitional Cell Carcinoma adhesion, growth,
apoptosis, and necrosis: an in vitro study J Urol. 2005 Oct;174(4, Part 1 of 2):1463-1467.
68. El-Hakim A, Marcovich R, Chiu KY, Lee BR and Smith AD. Ureteral
segmental replacement revisited. J Endourol, 2005 Nov;19(9):1069-74.
69. Ost MC, Tan BJ, and Lee BR. Urologic Laparoscopy: Basic physiological considerations
and immunologic consequences. J Urol. 2005 Oct;174(4 Pt 1):1183-8.
70. Ost MC, Kaye JD, Guttman MJ, Lee BR and Smith AD. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty versus
Antegrade Endopyelotomy: Comparison in 100 patients and a new algorithm in the Minimally
Invasive Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction. 2005 Urology Nov;66(5 Suppl):4751.
71. Tan BJ, Dy JS, Chiu PY, Mathura SA, Ost M, Kushner L, Smith AD and Lee
BR. Does carbon dioxide insufflation decrease tumor cell adhesion and growth? A
model to assess transitional cell carcinoma growth, apoptosis and necrosis. Accepted,
J Endourol, 2006.
72. Stolzenburg JU, Rabenalt R, Do M, Lee B, Truss MC, Schwaibold H, Burchardt M, Jonas
U, Liatsikos EN. Categorization of complications of endoscopic extraperitoneal and
laparoscopic transperitoneal radical prostatectomy. World J Urol. 2006 Feb;24(1):88-93. Epub
2006 Jan 6.
73. Ost MC, Vanderbrink BA, Lee BR, Smith AD. Endourologic treatment of upper urinary
tract transitional cell carcinoma. Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2005, Aug 2(8), 376-83.
74. Ost MC and Lee BR. Urolithiasis in patients with Spinal Cord Injuries: Risk factors,
management and outcomes. Current Opinion in Urology. 2006 Mar;16(2):93-9.
75. Ost MC, VanderBrink BA, Smith AD and Lee BR. Hand Pain During Hand Assisted
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy (HALN): An Ischemic Event? J Urol. 2006;176(1):149-54.
76. Hafron J, Ost MC, Tan BJ, Fogarty JD, Hoenig DM, Lee BR, Smith AD.. Novel
dual-lumen ureteral stents provide better ureteral flow than single ureteral stent in ex
vivo porcine kidney model of extrinsic ureteral obstruction. Urology. 2006 Oct; 68(4):
911-5.
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77. Stolzenburg JU, Rabenault R, Do M, Lee BR, Truss MC, McNeill A, Burchardt
M, Jonas U, Liatsikos N. Complications of endoscopic extraperitoneal radical
prostatectomy: Prevention and management. World J Urol. Dec; 24(6): 668-75, 2006.
78. Vanderbrink BA, Ost MC, Rastinehad AR, Levine MA, Anderson A, Badlani GH, Smith
AD, Lee BR. Laparoscopic versus Open Radical Nephrectomy for the Treatment of
Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis: Contemporary Outcome Analysis. J Endourol. 21(1):
65-70, 2007.
79. VanderBrink BA, Rastinehad A, Ost MC, Caplin D, Lobko I and Lee BR. Successful
Conservative Management of Colorenal Fistula Following Percutaneous Cryoablation of Renal
Cell Carcinoma, Jul;21(7):726-9., J Endourol, 2007.
80. Ost MC, Patel KP, Rastinehad AR, Chu PY, Anderson AE, Smith AD, Lee BR.
Pneumoperitoneum with carbon dioxide inhibits macrophage TNF-alpha secretion: An
etiology for Transitional Cell carcinoma port site metastasis and Prophylactic
Irrigation strategies to decrease Laparoscopic Oncologic Risks. J Endourol, 2008
Jan;22(1):105-12.
81. Kaye JD, Smith AD, Badlani GH, Lee BR, Ost MC. High-Energy Transurethral
Thermotherapy with CoreTherm Approaches Transurethral Prostate Resection in
Outcome Efficacy: A Meta-Analysis. J Endourol. 2008 Apr;22(4):713-8.
82. Zorn K, and Lee BR. Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: An established
minimally invasive procedure with proven Oncological track-record. J Endourol,
2008, Vol 22(9):2053-2055.
83. Andonian S, Okeke Z, Rastinehad A, Vanderbrink BA and Lee BR. Robotic
complications associated with patient injury: Review of the Food and Drug
administration database. Can J Urol, 15(1): 3698-3702, 2008.
84. Andonian S, Okeke Z, Okeke DA, Sugrue C,Wasserman PG, Lee BR. Number
of needle passes does not correlate with the diagnostic yield of renal FNAC, J
Endourol, Oct 2008, Vol. 22, No. 10: 2377-2380.
85. Andonian S, Janetschek G, and Lee BR. Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy.
Urol Clin N Am 35 (2008) 385–396, 2008.
86. Okeke Z, and Lee BR. Small Renal Masses: The Case for Cryoablation. J
Endourol, 22(9): 1921-23, Sept 2008.
87.
Shapiro EY, Cho JS, Srinivasan A, Seideman CA, Huckabay CP, Andonian S,
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Lee BR, Richstone L, Kavoussi LR. Long-Term Follow-Up for Salvage Laparoscopic
Pyeloplasty After Failed Open Pyeloplasty. Urology. 2008 Oct 22.
88. Richstone L, Ziegelbaum M, Okeke Z, Faure A, Kaye JD, Sette MJ, Reggio E,
Ost M, Kavoussi LR, Lee BR. Ablation of Bull Prostates Using Novel Bipolar
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) Probe. Ablation of Bull Prostate Using Novel Bipolar
Radiofrequency Ablation Probe. Published, J Endourol. 2009.
89. Andonian S, Adebayo A, Okeke Z, Lee BR. Habib laparoscopic bipolar
radiofrequency device: a novel way of creating an avascular resection margin in
laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008
Dec;18(6):853-6.
90. Boylu U, Oommen M, Lee BR, and Thomas R. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic
pyeloplasty and nephropexy for ureteropelvic junction obstruction and nephroptosis.
Accepted, J Lap Adv Surg Tech, 2009.
91. Boylu U, Oommen M, Lee BR, and Thomas R. Ureteropelvic Junction
Obstruction Secondary to Crossing Vessels: To Transpose or Not? The Robotic
Experience. J Urol, 181: 1751-55, April 2009.
92. Sideman C, Huckabay C, Lee BR, Kavoussi LR. LAPAROSCOPIC
URETERAL REIMPLANTATION: TECHNIQUE AND OUTCOMES, Manuscript
submitted, J Urol 2009.
93. Lee BR. Editorial comment: “Laparoscopic assisted radical cystoprostatectomy
with y-shaped orthotopic ileal neobladder constructed using non-absorbable titanium
staples through a 5 cm Pfannenstiel incision.” Intl Braz J Urol, 2009, submitted.
94. Liatsikos EN, Kapoor R, Lee BR, Jabbour M, Barbalias G, Smith AD. Angular
percutaneous renal access. Multiple tracts through a single incision for staghorn
calculus treatment in a single session. Submitted, Eur Urol, 2009.
95. Andonian S, Okeke Z, VanderBrink BA, Okeke D, Rastinehad A, Wasserman P,
Richstone L, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Diagnostic Yield of Image-Guided Fine Needle
Aspiration of Solid Renal Masses. Manuscript submitted, Radiology, 2009.
96. Andonian S, Coulthard T, Smith AD, Singhal PS, Lee BR. Real-time
Quantitation of Renal Ischemia using Targeted Microbubbles: In vivo Measurement of
P-selectin expression. Manuscript accepted, J Endourol, 2008.
97. Boylu U, Oommen M, Lee BR, and Thomas R. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for
large adrenal masses: Single institution experience and review of the literature.
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Submitted, J Endourol, 2008.
98. Ramen J, Lee BR, Cadeddu J. Management of recurrences after renal ablation,
Manuscript in preparation. 2008.
99. Zorn KC, Gautam G, Shalhav A, Clayman RV, Ahlering TE, Albala DM, Lee
DI, Sundaram CP, Matin SF, Castle EP, Winfield HN, Samadi A, Gettman MT, Lee
BR, Thomas R, Patel VR, Leveillee RJ, Wong C, Badlani G, Rha KH, Eggener SE,
Joseph J. Training, Credentialling, Proctoring and Medicolegal risks of Robotic
Urological Surgery: Recommendations of the Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons
(SURS). Submitted, J Urol, 2009.
100. Boylu U, Oommen M, Joshi V, Thomas R, and Lee BR. Natural Orifice
Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) Partial Nephrectomy in the Porcine
Model. Manuscript in preparation, 2009.
101. Boylu U, Oommen M, and Lee BR. Transumbilical single port laparoscopic
partial nephrectomy in a porcine model. Manuscript submitted, BJU, 2009.
102. Boylu U, Oommen M, Thomas R, and Lee BR. COMPARISON OF A
DISPOSABLE FLEXIBLE URETEROSCOPE WITH CONVENTIONAL
FLEXIBLE URETEROSCOPES, manuscript submitted, Urol, 2009.
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VIDEOS:
1. Lee, B.R., Bishoff, J.T., Jarrett, T. and Kavoussi, L.R. Ureteroscopy: Rigid and
Flexible technique, 1998.
2. Bishoff, J.T., Lee, B.R., Jarrett, T., and Kavoussi, L.R. Indications and technique:
Antegrade Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, 1998.
3. Lee, B.R., Janetschek, G., Bishoff, J.T., Bunyaratavej, P., Kamolpronwijit, W. and
Kavoussi, L.R. International telesurgical telementoring, 1998.
4. Lee, B.R., Bishoff, J.T., Stoianovici, D. Taylor, R.H., Witcomb, L.L., Cadeddu, J.A.,
and Kavoussi, L.R. A Robotic system for precise needle placement: PAKY-RCM,
1998.
5. Lee, B.R.,, Bishoff, J.T., Bunyaratavej, P., Stoianovici G and Kavoussi L.R.
International telesurgical telementoring: Bangkok, Thailand to Baltimore, Maryland.
6. Chen R., Moore, R, Lee B.R., Kavoussi, L.R., Renal Biopsy: A novel technique,
1997.
7. Bishoff, J.T., Lee, B.R., Jarrett T.W., and Kavoussi, L.R. Antegrade percutaneous
nephrolithotomy: Indications and technique. American Urological Association,
Video session, Dallas, Texas, 1999.
8. Yohannes, P, Rotariu P, Smith AD and Lee BR. Laparoscopic ureteroneocystotomy,
a new technique. Video Urology, Poland, 2001.
9. Yohannes, P, Rotarius P, Smith AD and Lee BR. Laparoscopic radiofrequency
ablation of small renal tumors, 2001.
10. Jacobsen A, Marcovich R, Smith AD and Lee BR. Laparoscopic technique for
excision of urachal masses. Video Urology, Egypt, 2002.
11. Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Gershbaum DM, Alexianu M, Lee BR, and Smith AD. A
technique in the management of ureteral stricture disease during laparoscopic
ureteroneocystotomy. J Urol., 167(4), Supp, pg. 92, 2002.
12. Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Pinto P, Liatsikos EN, Smith AD, Lee BR. Transperitoneal
laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of a solid renal mass: Free of complications? J
Urol., 167(4), Supp, pg. 16, 2002.
13. Lee BR, Chiu J, Marcovich R, Cai Y, Shah D and Smith AD Laparoscopic Monti
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procedure for strictures of the proximal ureter. 15th Video Urology, Pusan, Korea,
2004.
14. Marcovich R, Chiu J, Smith AD, and Lee BR Laparoscopic distal ureterectomy and
Boari flap for transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter. 15th Video Urology, Pusan,
Korea, 2004.
15. Tan BJ, El Hakim A, Lee BR, Smith AD. Percutaneous Endopyelotomy. In:
Advanced Endourology, Eds: Stephen Nakada, M.D., 2004. Submitted.
16. Lee BR, Ost M, Smith AD. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty following failed
endopyelotomy. 16th Video Urology, Athens Greece, 2005.
17. Ost M, Lee BR, Smith AD. Complications of Percutaneous Stone extraction.
Problems with access. 16th Video Urology, Athens Greece, 2005.
18. Ost M, Lee BR, Smith AD. Problems and solutions with stone extraction during
percutaneous nephrolithotomy. 16th Video Urology, Athens Greece, 2005.
19. Lee BR. Use of the Carter Thomason Fascial closure device. In: Atlas of
Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Surgery. Kavoussi, LR and Bishoff, JT, Eds. 2nd
edition. WB Saunders Company, 2005.
20. Lee BR, Ost MC, and Smith AD. Technique of Blind Percutaneous Access. Use of
the Chiba needle to gain access in absence of retrograde access. J Urol, Vol 175(4),
V929, 2006. American Urological Association, Atlanta, GA, May 2006
21. Lee BR, Ost MC, and Smith AD. Robotic Pyeloplasty - Tips and tricks for success, J Urol, Vol
175(4), V1217, American Urological Association, Atlanta, GA, May 2006.
22. Lee BR, Ost MC, Smith AD. Robotic Pyeloplasty: Technique. 17th Video Urology World
Congress, Bucharest, Romania, June 22-24, 2006.
23. Ost MC, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Complications of percutaneous access. 17th Video Urology
World Congress, Bucharest, Romania, June 22-24, 2006.
24. Ost MC, Lee BR and Smith AD. Antegrade Endopyelotomy. 17th Video Urology World
Congress, Bucharest, Romania, June 22-24, 2006.
25. Lee BR, Ost MC, Smith AD. Robotic Pyeloplasty: Technique and technical points for
success. V3-08, J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
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26. “Percutaneous and Laparoscopic Radiofrequency ablation: New methods for localization and
management of renal tumours.” Okeke Z, Lobko I, Lee BR. 18th VideoUrology Singapore.
March 1-3, 2007. V2-13.
27. “Robotic Pyeloplasty: Tips and Tricks for success.” Lee BR, Ost M, Smith AD. 18th
VideoUrology Singapore. March 1-3, 2007. V3-13.
28. Lee BR, Boylu U, Oommen M, Thomas R. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, 2008.
29. Lee BR, Boylu U, Oommen M, Fifer LG, Thomas R: TRANSUMBILICAL SINGLE
PORT LAPAROSCOPIC PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: INITIAL EXPERIENCE
IN A PORCINE MODEL, 2008.
30. Benjamin R Lee, Ugur Boylu, Mathew Oommen, Gordon Fifer, Raju Thomas
TRANSUMBILICAL SINGLE PORT LAPROSCOPIC CRYOSURGERY, 2008.
31. NATURAL ORIFICE TRANSLUMINAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (NOTES) PARTIAL
NEPHRECTOMY. Benjamin R Lee, Ugur Boylu, Mathew Oommen, Gordon Fifer, Raju
Thomas, Virendra Joshi, 2008.
BOOK CHAPTERS and INVITED ARTICLES:
1. Reynolds, C.P., Lee, B.R., and Haseman, D.B.: Digital Image Analysis system for
detection of infrequent cells in bone marrow. In: K. Dicke, (ed) “Autologous Marrow
Transplantation: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium,” Houston: MD
Anderson Press, pp433-441, 1987.
2. Lee, B.R., Caddedu, J.A., Janetschek, G., Schulam, P.G., Docimo, S.G., Moore, R.G.,
Partin, A.W., and Kavoussi, L.R. : International surgical telementoring: our initial
experience. Proceedings of Medicine Meets Virtual Reality: Art, Science,
Technology: Healthcare revolution. J.D. Westwood, H.M. Hoffman, D. Stredney and
S.J. Weghorst (Eds.) IOS Press and Ohmsha, 50:41-47, 1998.
3. Aslan, P., Lee, B.R., Kuo, R., Babayan R.K., Kavoussi, L.R., Pavlin K.A. and
Preminger, G.M. Secured medical imaging over the Internet. Proceedings of
Medicine Meets Virtual Reality: Art, Science, Technology: Healthcare revolution.
J.D. Westwood, H.M. Hoffman, D. Stredney and S.J. Weghorst (Eds.) IOS Press and
Ohmsha, 50:74-78, 1998.
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4. Lee, B.R., Cadeddu, J.A., Stoianovici, D, and Kavoussi, LR. Telemedicine and surgical
robots: Urologic applications. In Reviews in Urology, H. Lepor, Ed., Winter 1999.
5. Lee, B.R. Closure techniques: Exiting the abdomen. In: Atlas of Laparoscopic
Retroperitoneal Surgery. Kavoussi, LR and Bishoff, JT, Eds. WB Saunders Company,
2000.
6. Lee BR, Perlman EJ, Partin AW, Jeffs RD, and Gearhart JP. Analysis of smooth muscle
and collagen subtypes in the normal newborn and bladder exstrophy patient. In: The
Exstrophy-epispadias complex- Research concepts and clinical applications. Mathews R
and Gearhart JP, eds. 2000.
7. Peppas DS, Tchetgen MB, Lee BR, Jeffs RD and Gearhart JP. A quantitative
histological analysis of the bladder in classical bladder exstrophy in various stages of
reconstruction utilizing color morphometry. In: The Exstrophy-epispadias complexResearch concepts and clinical applications. Mathews R and Gearhart JP, eds. 2000.
8. Yohannes P, Lee BR,, Jarrett TW, and Smith AD. Endourology of the upper urinary
tract: Percutaneous renal and ureteral procedures. In: Minimally invasive alternatives in
urology. Partin AW, Atala A, and Kaplan S, eds. 2001.
9. Lee BR. Laparoscopic total and partial nephrectomy: The new standard? European
Webjournal, 2002.
10. Lee BR. Laparoscopic total and partial nephrectomy: In Reviews in Urology. Herbert
Lepor, Michael Brawer, eds., Vol 5(1): 9-14, 2003.
11. Aldana J, and Lee BR. Management of the lower pole calyceal stone. Contemporary
Urology, 14(12): 34-41, 2002.
12. El-Hakim A, and Lee BR. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy. Contemporary Urology, 15(4):
56-68, April, 2003.
13. Lee BR. Ablative Oncology – Radiofrequency, cryosurgery and HIFU. AUA News,
2003.
14. Lee BR. American Urological Association – European Association of Urology
Exchange, AUA News, Fall, 2004.
15. Yohannes P and Lee BR Management of Ureteral Obstruction: Novel stents and
Prosthetics. In: Glenn’s Urology, 2004.
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16. Lee BR and Smith AD. Percutaneous treatment of renal and ureteral calculi. In:
Textbook of Minimally invasive urology. Ed: Robert Moore, MD Jay T. Bishoff, MD
and Steve Docimo, MD. 2005.
17. Lee BR and Jarrett T. Prevention and Management of Complications. In: Smith’s
Textbook of Endourology. Eds: Smith AD, Badlani GB, Bagley D, Clayman R, Jordan
G, Kavoussi LR, Lee BR, Lingeman J, Preminger G, and Segura J. Quality Medical
Publishing. Chapter submitted, 2005.
18. Lee BR. Medical therapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). In: Clinical trials of
drugs and biopharmaceuticals. Wu L and Lee CJ, editors, CRC Press LLC, 2005.
19. Tan B, and Lee BR. Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy with resection of bladder cuff.
Contemporary Urology, 2004. Vol 16(5), 2005.
20. Tan BJ, El-Hakim A, Lee BR and Smith AD. Antegrade Endopyelotomy. In: Advanced
Endourology, Eds: Stephen Nakada, M.D., 2005.
21. El-Hakim A, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Merging of Endourology and Oncology:
Endourooncology, Recent Advances in Endourology: Endourooncology, Eds: H Kumon,
M Murai, and S Baba. Springer Science, 2005.
22. El-Hakim A., Lee BR. Laparoscopic Surgery in the High Risk patient. In: Textbook of
Laparoscopic Urology, Eds: Inderbir S. Gill, 2005. Submitted.
23. Marcovich R, Lee BR. Legal actions in laparoscopy. In: Complications of Urologic
Laparoscopic Surgery: Recognition, management and prevention, Eds: Sanjay
Ramakumar, Thomas Jarrett, 2005. Submitted.
24. Lee BR. Current trends of Urologic Laparoscopy: Review of the ACGME data.
European Association of Urology, 2005.
25. Lee BR. Complications of Laparoscopy: Prevention and management. Asian Urology,
Urological Association of Asia, 2005.
26. Ost M, Lee BR. Minimally invasive therapies: Radiofrequency ablation. In: Renal Cell
Cancer, Eds: Jean de la Rosette, Hein van Poppel, Cora Sternberg, Chapter accepted,
2006.
27. Ost MC, VanderBrink BA, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Endourologic Treatment of Upper
Urinary Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma. Nature Clinical Practice Urology, Ed: Peter
Scardino, M.D., 2005.
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28. VanderBrink BA, Ost MC, Badlani GH and Lee BR. Reconstructive Laparoscopic
Urology- Past, Present and Future. In: Operative Atlas of Laparoscopic Reconstructive
Urology. Ed: M.Ramalingam, 2005.
29. Lee BR, Lee LH, Wu CL and Lee CJ. Anti Ulcer Drugs. In: Clinical Trials of Drugs
and Biopharmaceuticals. Eds: Lucia Wu and Chi-Jen Lee, CRC Press, 2005.
30. Lee BR. Editorial comment. Re: Robotic assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy. J
Endourology. 2005.
31. Lee BR. Exiting the abdomen & Closure techniques. In: Atlas of Laparoscopic
Retroperitoneal Surgery. Kavoussi, LR and Bishoff, JT, Eds. 2nd edition. WB Saunders
Company, 2006.
32. Lee BR. Laparoscopic Access, trocars and Port Site Metastasis. European Urology, in
press, 2006.
33. VanderBrink BA, Ost MC, Lee BR. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: Surgical Technique. In:
Secrets in Endourology and Laparoscopy, Accepted, 2006.
34. Lee BR. Tips and Tricks of Laparoscopy. Eds: Abhay Rane, Frank Keeley, Southmead
Hospital, Bristol, Accepted, 2006.
35. Richstone L, Kavoussi LR, Lee BR. The role of telemedicine in Urology. Contemporary
Urology, 2006.
36. Lee BR. Editorial, “Tumor Size Predicts Synchronous Metastatic Renal Cell
Carcinoma: Implications for Surveillance of Small Renal Masses, J Urol, 177(5): p 1692-1697,
2007.
37. Lee BR. Editorial, “Microvascular tumor invasion, tumor size, and Fuhrman grade: A
pathological triad for prognostic evaluation of renal cell carcinoma. J Urol, 2007
Aug;178(2):428.
38. Lee BR. Editorial, “An Independent analysis of flexible Olympus cystoscope repairs and cost.”
J Urol, submitted, 2007.
39. Andonian S, Janetschek G, Lee BR. Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: An Update
on Contemporary Issues. Urol Clin N Amer. Submitted, 2008.
40. Lee BR, Thomas R. “Ureteral and Renal Pelvic tumors”. The 5-Minute Urology
Consult 2edition, Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
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41. Lee BR, Thomas R. “Ureteral obstruction.” The 5-Minute Urology Consult 2edition,
Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
42. Lee BR, Raynor M. “Urolithiasis, Adult” The 5-Minute Urology Consult 2edition,
Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
43. Lee BR, Fifer GL. “Tuberculosis, Genitourinary.” The 5-Minute Urology Consult
2edition, Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
44. Lee BR, Raynor M. “Ureter, trauma.” The 5-Minute Urology Consult 2edition,
Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
45. Lee BR, Fifer GL. “Suprapubic pain” The 5-Minute Urology Consult 2edition,
Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
46. Lee BR, Fifer GL. “Sickle Cell Disease” The 5-Minute Urology Consult 2edition,
Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
47. Lee BR, Raynor M. “Urolithiasis, Staghorn” The 5-Minute Urology Consult
2edition, Leonard Gomella, editor. 2008.
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ABSTRACTS:
1.
Partin, A.W., Lee.B.R., Chan, D.W., Epstein, J.I., and Walsh, P.C.: The use
of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) and Gleason score to predict pathologic stage in
men with localized prostate cancer. J. Urol., 147(4):700, 1992.
2.
Cadeddu, J.A., Chen, R.N., Micali, S., Bishoff, J., Lee, B.R., Jackman, S.,
Moore, R.G., and Kavoussi, L.R. Utility of the harmonic scalpel for laparoscopic
partial nephrectomy: correlation with the extent of resection. Journal of
Endourology, 11(1):S54, 1997.
3.
Moore, R.G., Lee, B.R., Chen R.N., Hedican, S.P. and Kavoussi, L.R.
Bilateral laparoscopic surgery in the upper urinary tract: experience with seven cases.
Journal of Endourology, 11(1):S124, 1997.
4.
Chen, R.N., Micali, S., Moore, R.G., Bishoff, J., Jackman, S., Lee, B.R., and
Kavoussi, L.R., Retroperitoneoscopic renal biopsy in morbidly obese patients.
Journal of Endourology, 11(1):S125, 1997.
5.
Chen R.N., Moore, R.G., Hedican S.P., Cadeddu, J.A., Lee, B.R., Jackman,
S.V. and Kavoussi, L.R., Laparoscopic renal surgery following prior renal or open
abdominal surgery. Journal of Endourology, 11(1):S129, 1997.
6.
Chen R.N., Moore, R.G., Lloren, S.A., Bishoff, J. Lee, B.R., Jackman, S.,
Kavoussi, L.R., Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: Long term subjective and radiographic
outcome. Journal of Endourology, 11(1):S130, 1997.
7.
Chen R.N., Averch, T.G., Moore, R.G., Lloren, S.A., Bishoff, J., Jackman, S.,
Lee, B.R., Kavoussi, L.R., Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
(RPLND) for testicular cancers at high risk for metastasis. Journal of Endourology,
11(1):S131, 1997.
8.
Chen R.N., Moore, R.G., Micali, S., Bishoff, J., Lee, B.R., Jackman, S. and
Kavoussi, L.R. Laparoscopic renal biopsy: the video. Journal of Endourology,
11(1):S74, 1997.
9.
Jones, M, Lee, B.R., Bova, G.S., Doerfert-Pate, K, Pohida, T., Partin, A.W.
Continuous, interactive multipoint broadcast intraoperatively using a single ISDN
line. J Urol 159(5):87, 1998.
10.
Lee, B.R., Cadeddu, J.A., Molnar-Nadasdy, G, Enriquez D.,Nadasdy T,
Kavoussi LR, and Ratner L. Effect of pneumoperitoneum on renal histology. J Urol
159(5):153, 1998.
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11.
Jarzemski, PA., Jackman SV., Listopadzki, SM., Lee, B.R., Demaree R.,
Jarrett TW and Kavoussi LR. Dexterity, tactile feedback and operating characteristics
of the endohand: initial experience. J Urol 159(5):155, 1998.
12.
Kavoussi, LR., Jackman SV., Bonnell L, Cadeddu JA., Schulam PG, Lee, B.R.
and Bishoff JT. Endoscopic infrared camera for intraoperative identification of
anatomic structures: clinical experience. J Urol 159(5):156, 1998.
13.
Lee, B.R., Allaf, ME, Wang GM, Bohlman M, Bishoff, JT, Cadeddu JA.,
Jarrett, TW, Jackman SV., Khazan R and Kavoussi LR. Teleradiology in urology: A
comparison of accuracy and clinical diagnostic ability of interpreting digitized
radiographs. J Urol 159(5):87, 1998.
14.
Lee, B.R., Stoianovici, D, Yang C., Kavoussi, L.R., and Partin, A.W. Robotic
telesurgery: Effect of time delay on surgical performance. J Endourology 12: Suppl
1, S96, 1998.
15.
Lee, B.R., Bishoff, J.T., Jarrett, T.W., Kavoussi, L.R. Ureteroscopy: Rigid
and flexible technique. J Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S232, 1998.
16.
Bishoff, J.T., Stoianovici, D., Lee, B.R., Taylor, R.H., Whitcomb, L.L.,
Cadeddu, J.A., Chan, D. and Kavoussi, L.R., RCM-PAKY: Clinical application of a
new robotic system for precise needle placement. J Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S82,
1998.
17.
Stoianovici, D., Lee, B.R.,, Bishoff, J.T., Micali, S., Witcomb, LL, Taylor,
R.H., and Kavoussi, L.R., Robotic telemanipulation for percutaneous renal access. J
Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S201, 1998
18.
Lee, B.R., Bishoff, J.T., Janetschek, G., Bunyaratavej, P, Kamolpronwijit, W.,
Cadeddu, J.A., Ratchanon S., and Kavoussi, L.R., A novel method of surgical
instruction: International telementoring. J Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S238, 1998.
19.
Solomon, S., Lee, B.R., Bishoff, J.T., Jackman, S.V., Kavoussi, L.R., Jarrett,
T.W. Urologic applications of an intraoperative real time position sensor: Instrument
position and orientation display on three-dimensional CT images, J Endourology 12:
Suppl 1, S190, 1998.
20.
Lee, B.R, Gibbor, M, Marshall, F, Smith, A, and Jarrett, T.W. Thirteen year
survival comparison of percutaneous and open nephroureterectomy approaches for
management of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. J Endourology 12: Suppl 1,
S116, 1998.
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21.
Bishoff, J.T., Chan, D.Y., Chen R.B., Lee, B.R., Kuszyk, B., Huso, D.,
Marshall, F.F., and Kavoussi, L.R. Laparoscopic renal cryoablation: acute and long
term clinical, radiographic, and pathological effects in animal and human studies. J
Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S88, 1998.
22.
Polascik, T.J., Hamper, U.M., Lee, B.R., Crone, J.K., Hilton, J., Dai, Y., Shue,
M., Magee C.A., Adiletta, M., and Partin A.W. Ablation of renal tumors in a rabbit
model using radiofrequency energy. J Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S89, 1998.
23.
Kuo R., Aslan P., Dinlenc C., Lee, B.R., Screnci, D., Babayan R., Kavoussi,
L., and Preminger, G. Secured internet transmission of urologic images and records. J
Endourology 12: Suppl 1, S155, 1998.
24.
Cadeddu, J. A., Stoianovici, D., Taylor, R.H., Whitcomb L.L., Lee, B.R.,
Jackman, S.V. Bishoff, J.T., Fabrizio, M.D., Jarrett, T.W., and Kavoussi, L.R.. A
Robotic system for precise needle placement: PAKY-RCM. J Endourology 12: Suppl
1, S237, 1998.
25.
Bishoff, J.T., Lee, B.R., Jarrett, T.W., and Kavoussi, L.R., Antegrade
percutaneous nephrolithotomy: Indications and technique. J Endourology 12: Suppl
1, S246, 1998.
26.
Lee, B.R., Jabbour, M.E., Marshall, F.F., Smith, A.D., and Jarrett, T.W.
Thirteen year survival comparison of percutaneous, partial nephrectomy, and open
nephrolithotomy approaches for management of upper tract transitional cell
carcinoma. J Urol 161(4), suppl:280, 1999.
27.
Preminger, G.M., Aslan, P. Kuo, R.L., Lee, B.R.,Kavoussi, L.R., Dinlenc,
C.Z., and Babayan, R.K. Secured medical imaging over the Internet. J Urol 161(4),
suppl:1465, 1999.
28.
Chan D.Y., Koniaris, L., Lee, B.R., Anderson, J., Smith, D.O., Czapski, J.,
Choti, M.A., and Kavoussi, L.R. Ablation of renal parenchyma in a canine model
using intracavitary photon radiation energy. J Urol 161(4), suppl:4, 1999.
29.
Bauer JJ, Lee B.R., Stoianovici D, Young C, Partin A, Kavoussi LR: Robotic
telesurgery: Effect of time delay on surgical performance. SGSU Kimbrough,
Williamsburg, VA, Abstract# 58, Oct 11-16, 1998.
30.
Bauer JJ, Lee B.R., Bishoff J, Caddeu JA, Schulman P, Docimo S, Janetschek G,
Macali S, Stoianovici D, Kavoussi LR: International telesurgical mentoring: early
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experience. American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference, Salt Lake City,
Utah, abstract#18A, April 18-21, 1999, Telemedicine Journal, 5(1):26, 1999.
31.
Bauer JJ, Stoianovici D, Lee B.R., Bishoff J, Caddeu JA, Whitcomb LL, Taylor
RH, Macali S, Kavoussi LR: Transcontinental telesurgical robotic percutaneous renal
access: case study. American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference, Salt Lake
City, Utah, abstract #18D, April 18-21, 1999, Telemedicine Journal, 5:1):27, 1999.
32.
Bauer JJ, Lee B.R., Stoianovici D, Young C, Partin AW, Kavoussi LR: Effect of
time delay on telesurgical robotic manipulation. American Telemedicine Association
(ATA) conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, abstract #18C, April 18-21, 1999, Telemedicine
Journal 5(1):26, 1999.
33.
Bauer JJ, Lee B.R., Stoianovici D, Young C, Partin AW, Kavoussi LR: Effect of
time delay on telesurgical robotic manipulation. Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA)
conference, Detroit, Michigan, May 16-20, 1999.
34.
Lee, B.R., Kavoussi, LR, Goh, P. Needlescopic surgery. Urology, Letter to the
editor, 53(5):1071, 1999.
35.
Chen RN, Bishoff JT, Jackman SV, Lee BR, Kavoussi, LR and Marshall FF.
Doppler ultrasound and CT evaluation of the kidney following cyrosurgical ablation in a
porcine model. J Endourol 13, Suppl, BRS4-4, 1999.
36.
Chan D, Koniaris L, Magee C, Ferrell M, Lee BR, Anderson J, Smith D, Czapski
J, DeWeese T, Choti M, Kavoussi L. Feasibility of ablating normal renal parenchyma by
intracavitary photon radiation energy in a canine model. J Endourol 13, Suppl, BRS4-9,
1999.
37.
Lee, B.R., Smith DG, Roberts, WW, Epstein JI, Potter SR, Lecksell, K, Shue,
MJ, Ko HW, and Partin AW. Bioimpedance localizes prostates cancer tissue and
distinguishes tumors of different metastatic potential: Clinical and animal studies. J
Urol, accepted, American Urological Association, Atlanta, GA, 2000.
38.
Png D, Lee BR, Bishoff JT, Li MK, Janetschek G, Bunyaratavej P,
Kamolpronwijit W and Kavoussi LR. A Novel method of surgical instruction:
International telementoring, Video. J Urol, American Urological Association, Atlanta,
GA, 2000.
39.
Roberts WW, Lee BR, Stoianovici D, Bishoff JT, Taylor RH, Micali S, Li MK,
Kavoussi LR. Remote robotic surgery for obtaining percutaneous renal access: A video
presentation. J Urol, American Urological Association, Atlanta, GA, 2000.
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40.
Lee BR, Li MK, Janetschek G, Jarrett TW, Bunyaratawej P, Kamolpronwijit W,
and Kavoussi LR. International telesurgical telementoring: Preliminary results. J Urol,
American Urological Association, Atlanta, GA, 2000.
41.
Jarrett, TW, Chan DR, Lee BR and Kavoussi LR, Bishoff JT. Endovascular GIA
Malfunction during laparoscopic nephrectomy: Early recognition and management. P136, J Endourology, 2000.
42.
Yohannes P., Rotariu P.E., Alexianu M., Malik A.A., Lee B.R., Smith A.D.
Properties of Uromax balloon dilators. 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok,
Thailand. November 2001.
43.
Yohannes P., Rotariu P.E., Pinto P.A., Malik A.A., Smith A.D., Lee B.R.
Comparison of robotic versus laparoscopic surgery: Is there a difference in the learning
curve? 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
44.
Yohannes P., Pinto P.A., Marcovich R., Rotariu P.E., Alexianu M., Smith A.D.,
Lee, B.R. Retroperitoneoscopic radiofrequency ablation of a solid renal mass. 19th
World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
45.
Yohannes P., Pinto P.A., Jacobson A., Rotariu P.E., Dinlenc C., Lee B.R., Smith
A.D. Laparoscopic hemi-nephrectomy for benign diseases of the horseshoe kidney: The
role of the endostapler. 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand.
November 2001.
46.
Yohannes P., Gershbaum D.M., Rotariu P.E., Alexianu M., Smith A.D., Lee B.R.
A novel technique in the management of ureteral stricture disease during laparoscopic
ureteroneocystostomy. 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand.
November 2001.
47.
Yohannes P., Marcovich R., Rotariu P.E., Lee B.R., Smith A.D. Post
ureteroscopy stenting: An assessment of practice pattern. 19th World Congress of
Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
48.
Yohannes P., Kumar M., Jacobson A., Rotariu P.E., Lee B.R., Smith A.D.
Ureteral reconstruction by ileal substitution: Assessment of the quality of life. 19th
World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
49.
Yohannes P., Rotariu P.E., Liatsikos E.N., Malik A.A., Lee B.R., Smith A.D.
Urethral reconstruction using Surgisis (Small intestine submucosa) is the pig the right
model? 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
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50.
Yohannes P., Jacobson A., Rotariu P.E., Liatsikos E.N., Lee, B.R., Smith A.D.
Bilateral synchronous urothelial tumors of the upper tracts: A proposed algorithm for the
management dilemma. 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand.
November 2001.
51.
Yohannes P., Marcovich R., Rotariu P.E., Malik A.A., Lee B.R., Smith A.D.
Percutaneous renal surgery in the morbidly obese patient: What have we learned? 19th
World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
52.
Rotariu P.E., Yohannes P., Alexianu M., Marcovich R., Lee B.R., Smith A.D.
Parallel ipsilateral ureteral double-J stenting in the management of malignant extrinsic
ureteral obstruction. 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand.
November 2001.
53.
Rotariu P.E., Yohannes P., Alexianu M., Marcovich R., Lee B.R., Smith. A new
approach in the treatment of patients with high-grade TCC in a solitary kidney. 19th
World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November 2001.
54.
Rotariu P.E., Yohannes P., Jacobson A., Alexianu M., Lucan M., Lee B.R., Smith
A.D. Water induced thermotherapy (WIT): Is it effective on bacteria that cause chronic
bacterial prostatitis? 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand.
November 2001.
55.
Yohannes P., Rotariu P.E., Pinto P.A., Liatsikos E.N., Smith A.D., Lee B.R.
Transperitoneal laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of a solid renal mass: Free of
complications? 19th World Congress of Endourology, Bangkok, Thailand. November
2001.
56.
Yohannes P, Pinto P, Rotariu P, Smith A, and Lee BR. Retroperitoneoscopic
Radiofrequency ablation of a solid renal mass. JSLS 5:332, 2001.
57.
Yohannes P, Lee BR., Gershbaum D, Rotariu PE, Alexianu M, and Smith AD. A
Novel technique in the management of ureteral stricture disease during laparoscopic
ureteroneocystostomy. JSLS 5:332, 2001.
58.
Rotariu P, Yohannes P, Dinlenc C, Lee BR, Smith AD. Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for benign disease of the horseshoe kidney. JSLS 5:333, 2001.
59.
Jacobson AI, Amukele SA, Marcovich R, Shapiro O, Shetty R, Aldana JP, Lee
BR, Smith AD, and Siegel DN. The efficacy and morbidity of therapeutic renal
embolization in the spectrum of urologic disease. J Urol., 167(4), Supp, pg. 389, 2002.
41
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60.
Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Gershbaum DM, Alexianu M, Lee BR, and Smith AD. A
technique in the management of ureteral stricture disease during laparoscopic
ureteroneocystotomy. J Urol., 167(4), Supp, pg. 92, 2002.
61.
Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Pinto P, Liatsikos EN, Smith AD, Lee BR.
Transperitoneal laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of a solid renal mass: Free of
complications? J Urol., 167(4), Supp, pg. 16, 2002.
62.
Jacobsen A, Marcovich R, Smith AD and Lee BR. Laparoscopic technique for
excision of urachal masses. Video Urology, Egypt, 2002.
63.
Yohannes P, Rotariu P, Liatsikos E, Malik A, Alexianu MR, Pinkasov D,
Morgenstern N, Lee BR, Smith AD. The role of acellular matrix in the endoscopic
management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Urol., 167(4), Supp, pg. 3, 2002.
64.
Lee BR, Marcovich R, Aldana J, Pinto P, Jacobson AI, El-Hakim A, and Smith
AD. Assessment of renal hilar and large vessel hemostasis with the laparoscopic endoGIA stapler in the porcine model- Effect of staple size. J Endourology, P1-3, Supp, pg
A1, 2002.
65.
Lee BR, Aldana J, Singhal P, Marcovich R, Jacobson A, El-Hakim A, and Smith
AD. Evaluation of immune response following laparoscopic bowel injury. J
Endourology, P1-14, Supp, pg A4, 2002.
66.
Marcovich R, Aldana J, Morgenstern N, Jacobson A, Chiu PY, Smith AD and
Lee BR. Radiofrequency ablation of porcine kidney: Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
(NADH) staining as a determinant of cell death – Histologic findings. J Endourology,
P6-11, Supp, pg A22, 2002.
67.
Marcovich R, Aldana J, Morgenstern N, Jacobson A, Chiu PY, Smith AD and
Lee BR. Histological characteristics following radiofrequency ablation of porcine kidney
with and without hilar control. J Endourology, P6-12, Supp, pg A23, 2002.
68.
Jacobson AI, Marcovich R, Aldana JP, Lowe D, El-Hakim A, Smith AD and Lee
BR. The electrical prostate morcellator: An alternative to manual morcellation for
laparoscopic nephrectomy specimens? J Endourology, 7-7, Supp, pg A26, 2002.
69.
Aldana J, Lee BR, Lee WJ, Marcovich R, Jacobson AI, and Smith AD. Residual
gas persists in the collecting system following percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J
Endourology, P12-15, Supp, pg A56, 2002.
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70.
Amukele S, Jacobson AI, El-Hakim A, Smith AD and Lee BR. Complete
endourologic management of ureteral inverted papilloma with progression to transitional
cell carcinoma. J Endourology, P13-23, Supp, pg A66, 2002.
71.
Marcovich R, Aldana J, Jacobson AI, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Medical liability
in surgical stone therapy, 1985-2000. J Endourology, P20-4, Supp, pg A105, 2002.
72.
Lee BR, Gershbaum D, Smith AD. Laparoscopy following previous
instrumentation of the urinary tract. J Endourology, P21-8, Supp, pg A112, 2002.
73.
Lee BR, Jacobson AI, Smith AD, and Yohannes P. Laparoscopic radical
excision of urachal remnant. J Endourology, P21-27, Supp, pg A117, 2002.
74.
Marcovich R, Jacobson AI, Aldana J, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Practice trends in
contemporary management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Endourology, P2413, Supp, pg A136, 2002.
75.
Marcovich R, Jacobson AI, Lowe D, Aldana J, Jabbour Michel, Lee BR, and
Smith AD. Adjuvant bacillus calmette-guerin in the treatment of transitional cell cancer
of the upper urinary tract. J Endourology, P24-19, Supp, pg A137, 2002.
76.
Jacobson AI, Amukele SA, Marcovich R, Shapiro O, Shetty R, Aldana JP, ElHakim A, Lee BR, and Smith AD. The efficacy and morbidity of therapeutic renal
embolization in the spectrum of urologic disease. J Endourology, P29-20, Supp, pg
A166, 2002.
77.
Lee BR, Chiu J, Marcovich R, Cai Y, Shah D and Smith AD Laparoscopic Monti
procedure for strictures of the proximal ureter. Video Urology Meeting, Pusan, Korea,
2003.
78.
Marcovich R, Chiu J, Smith AD, and Lee BR Laparoscopic distal ureterectomy
and Boari flap for transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter. Video Urology Meeting,
Pusan, Korea, 2003.
79.
Marcovich R, Aldana J, Jacobson AI, Lee BR., Smith AD. Changing practice
patterns in the surgical treatment of nephrolithiasis in the US: Analysis of Medicare data.
J Urol, 168(4): 49, 2003.
80.
Cai Y, En-Zhong G, Kun-Yuan C, Smith AD, Lee BR. HLA-DR expression in
benign hyperplastic prostate stroma. J Urol, 168(4): 1099, 2003.
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81.
Marcovich R, Jacobson AI, Singh J, Shah D, El-Hakim A, Lee BR, Smith AD.
No panacea for post-percutaneous nephrolithotomy drainage – prospective randomized
trial. J Urol, 168(4): 1827, 2003.
82.
El-Hakim A, Chiu KY, Smith AD, Lee BR. Integrated laparoscopy ergonomics
for surgery safety. Society for Engineering and Urology, J Endo, 2003.
83.
Chiu KY, Cai Y, Marcovich R, El-Hakim A, Smith AD, Lee BR. Comparison of
the mechanical, flow, and optical properties of contemporary flexible ureteroscopes.
Society for Engineering and Urology, J Endo, 2003.
84.
El-Hakim, R. Marcovich, K.Y. Chiu, A.D. Smith, B.R. Lee. Ergonomic risk
factors contributing to laparoscopic surgeon morbidity, MP.01.12, J Endourol, 2003.
85.
El-Hakim, K.Y. Chiu, A.D. Smith, B.R. Lee. Local versus systemic interleukin-8
expression in a rabbit model of laparoscopic bowel injury. MP.01.13, J Endourol, 2003.
86.
El-Hakim, K. Y. Chiu, A. D. Smith, B. R. Lee Blood and peritoneal fluid white
blood cell counts and differential in laparoscopic bowel injury, MP.01.14, J Endourol,
2003.
87.
B.R. Lee, R.Marcovich, K-Y. Chiu, A.D. Smith. Laparoscopic monti procedure
for length strictures of the proximal ureter. An animal study, MP.01.18, J Endourol,
2003.
88.
K-Y Chiu, Y. Cai, R. Marcovich, A. El-Hakim, A.D. Smith, B.R. Lee. The
assessment of contemporary flexible ureteroscopes, MP.04.01, J Endourol, 2003.
89.
K-Y. Chiu, G.R. Gecelter2, B. Tar2, A.D. Smith, B.R. Lee. Application of
infrared illuminated ureteral stent to avoid ureteral injury during laparoscopic pelvic
procedures MP.07.11, J Endourol, 2003.
90.
E.N. Liatsikos, B. Lee, T. Voudoukis, K.S. Filos, G. Barbalias. Congenital
seminal vesicle cyst: Laparoscopic decortication. MP.10.15, J Endourol, 2003.
91.
B.R. Lee, R. Marcovich, K-Y. Chiu, A.D. Smith. Laparoscopic urinary
reconstruction for upper and lower tract disease. MP.12.15, J Endourol, 2003.
92.
R. Marcovich, A. Rastinehad, A. El-Hakim, A. D. Smith, B. R. Lee. Medical
malpractice trends in contemporary urological laparoscopy: Results of an internet survey,
MP.17.08, J Endourol, 2003.
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93.
B.R. Lee, R. Marcovich, A. D. Smith. Changing practice patterns in the surgical
treatment of kidney disease: Analysis of the ACGME Data. MP.17.16, J Endourol,
2003.
94.
El-Hakim, R. Marcovich, B.R. Lee, A.D. Smith. Correlation of ureteroscopy with
histological grade of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. MP.18.08, J Endourol, 2003.
95.
R. Marcovich, K.Y. Chiu, B.J. Tan, A.D. Smith, B.R. Lee. Laparoscopic distal
ureterectomy and boari flap for transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter: The video,
12.05, J Endourol, 2003.
96.
K-Y. Chiu, R. Marcovich, Y. Cai, D. Shah, A.D. Smith, B.R. Lee, Laparoscopic
Monti procedure for ureteral reconstruction: The Video, V16.04, J Endourol, 2003.
97.
R. Marcovich, B.J. Tan, B.R. Lee, A.D. Smith. Percutaneous endopyeloplasty:
Early experience and lessons learned, MP27.11, J Endourol, 2003.
98.
El-Hakim, B.J. Tan, B.R. Lee, A.D. Smith, K. Stav. A comparison between
primary and repeat ipsilateral ureteroscopy. MP28.24, J Endourol, 2003.
99.
Y. Cai, A. El-Hakim, K. Y. Chiu, B. J. Tan, G. H. Badlani, A. D. Smith, B. R.
Lee. Safety of long term placement of double J ureteral stents for palliative treatment of
extrinsic ureteral obstruction, MP29.09, 2003.
100. R. Marcovich, A.I. Jacobson, J. Singh, D. Shah, A. El-Hakim, B.R. Lee, A.D.
Smith. No panacea for post percutaneous nephrolithotomy drainage: a prospective,
randomized trial. MP 30.08, J Endourol, 2003.
101. R. Marcovich, B.J. Tan, B.R. Lee, A. D. Smith. Technique of guidewire fixation
of calyceal diverticulum to facilitate percutaneous access, MP.30.19, J Endourol, 2003.
102. R. Marcovich, M.S. Buchbinder, B.J. Tan, B.R. Lee, A. D. Smith. Percutaneous
resection of an unsuspected renal cell carcinoma. P024, J Endourol, 2003.
103. El-Hakim A, Lee BR, Smith AD. Overal survival of patients with upper tract
transitional cell carcinoma is equivalent for endoscopic and extirpative surgical
approaches. J Urol, 171(4), Supp, #32, 2004.
104. El-Hakim A, Weiss GH, Lee BR, Smith AD. Tumor focality correlates with
disease progression in patients with upper tract transitional cell carcinoma treated by
endoscopic approach. J Urol, 171(4), Supp, #325, 2004.
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105. El-Hakim A, Chertin B, Marcovich R, Lee BR, Weiss GH, Smith AD. Adjuvant
bacillus calmette-guerin therapy after endoscopic treatment of upper tract transitional cell
carcinoma: First proof of efficacy. J Urol, 171(4), Supp, #1760, 2004.
106. Lee BR, Marcovich R, Chiu KY, and Smith AD. Laparoscopic Monti procedure
for strictures of the proximal ureter. J Urol, 171(4), Supp, #1687, 2004.
107. Lee BR, Marcovich R, Chiu KY, and Smith AD. Laparoscopic distal
ureterectomy and boari flap for transitional cell carcinoma of the ureter. J Urol, 171(4),
Supp, #685, 2004.
108. Lee BR, Jacobson AI, Smith AD, Yohannes P. Laparoscopic technique for
radical excision of urachal remnant. J Urol, 171(4), Supp, #690, 2004.
109. Lee BR, Smith AD, and Kane C. Changing practice patterns in the surgical
treatment of kidney disease: analysis of the ACGME data. J Urol, 171(4), Supp, #478,
2004.
110. Semerdzhiev Y, Poornima U, Franki N, Lee BR, Smith AD, and Singhal P.
Morphine modulates renal interstitial fibrosis: a pharmacologically modified unilateral
ureteral obstruction model. American Society of Nephrology, #950002.
111. Tan BJ, El-Hakim A, Morgenstern, N, Semerdzhiev Y, Smith AD, and Lee BR.
Comparison of Laparoscopic Saline Infused to Dry Radiofrequency Ablation of Renal Tissue:
Evolution of Histologic Infarct in the Porcine Model. J Endourol, 18, Suppl 1, 2004, pA5.
112. Tan BJ, Dy J, Chiu P, Khusner L, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Influence of Carbon Dioxide,
Helium and Nitrogen on Bladder Tumor Cell Adhesion and Growth. J Endourol, 18, Suppl 1,
2004, pA7.
113. Semerdzhiev Y, Lee BR, Smith AD, Tan BJ and Singhal PC. Morphine Modulates
Severity of Renal Tubulo-Interstitial Fibrosis in an Animal Model of Ureteral Obstruction. J
Endourol, 18, Suppl 1, 2004, pA9.
114. Marcovich R, Chiu KY, El-hakim A, Aldana J, Jacobson A, Lee BR, Smith AD.
Segmental Ureteral Replacement Revisited. J Endourol, 18, Suppl 1, 2004, pA11.
115. Tan BJ, Rastinehad A, Lee BR, Smith AD, and Marcovich R. Trends in the Management
of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction Among Urologists in the US – An Internet Study. J
Endourol, 18, Suppl 1, 2004, pA31.
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116. Tan BJ, El-Hakim A, Morgenstern, N, Semerdzhiev Y, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Saline
augmented radiofrequency ablation of renal tissue: Survival study to confirm cellular death. JSLS
2004; 8 (3 Supp): 4008:S14.
117. Semerdzhiev Y, Singhal P, Upadhya P, Tan BJ, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Morphine
modulates renal interstitial fibrosis: A unilateral ureteral obstruction model. J Urol, Vol 173(4)
Suppl. 508, 2005.
118. Tan BJ, Dy JS, Chiu PY, Ost MC, Kushner L, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Prevention of
laparoscopic metastasis: A study of different pneumoperitoneal gases and pressures on transitional
cell carcinoma adhesion, cell growth, apoptosis and necrosis. J Urol, Vol 173(4) Suppl. 610,
2005.
119. Tan BJ, Dy JS, Chiu PY, Shiva MA, Ost MC, Kushner L, Smith AD and Lee BR. Does
Carbon dioxide insufflation for laparoscopic surgery prevent tumor seeding? A model to asses the
effects of carbon dioxide on transitional cell carcinoma growth, apoptosis and necrosis. J Urol,
Vol 173(4) Suppl. 1093, 2005.
120. Tan BJ, Hafron JM, Hoenig DM, Lee BR and Smith AD. Flow characteristics of two
ipsilateral and novel ureteral stents: How well do they provide relief of ureteral obstruction? J
Urol, Vol 173(4) Suppl. 1577, 2005.
121. Ost MC, Badlani GH, Lee BR and Smith AD. High energy TUMT approaching TURP in
outcome efficacy: A meta analysis of published results. J Endourol, 2005.
122. Ost MC, Celebi I, Tan BJ, Smith AD and Lee BR. Laparoscopic pyeloplasty for secondary
ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA245, 2005.
123. Hafron JM, Tan BJ, Lee BR, Smith AD, and Hoenig DM. An ex vivo porcine model to
critically measure ureteral stent flow characteristics in two ipsilaterally placed ureteral stents. J
Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA10, 2005.
124. Ost MC, Tan BJ, Vandris K, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Injection of bupivacaine at trocar
sites does not decrease postoperative pain following laparoscopy. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1,
pA160, 2005.
125. Liatsikos E, Kapoor R, Lee BR, Jabbour M, Barbalias G, Smith AD. “Angular
percutaneous renal access,” multiple tracts through a single incision for staghorn calculous
treatment in a single session. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA202, 2005.
126. Ost MC, Tan BJ, Smith AD and Lee BR. A model for transitional cell carcinoma port site
metastasis. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA144, 2005.
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127. Ost MC, Tan BJ, Smith AD and Lee BR. Hand pain during hand assisted laparoscopic
nephrectomy (HALN): An ischemic event? J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA160, 2005.
128. Ost MC, Lee BR and Smith AD. Complications and resolutions of percutaneous puncture.
J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA241, 2005.
129. Hafron JM, Tan BJ, Milhoua PM, Lee BR, and Hoenig DM. Flow characteristics of two
specialty stents in an ex vivo porcine model. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA10, 2005.
130. Ost MC, Lee BR and Smith AD. Problems and solutions with stone extraction during
percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA242, 2005.
131. Ost MC, Celebi I, Tan BJ Smith AD and Lee BR. Laparoscopic pyeloplasty for secondary
ureteropelvic junction obstruction: An analysis of outcomes. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1,
pA140, 2005.
132. Ost MC, Tan BJ, Dy JS, Chiu PY, Mathura SA, Ost MC, Kushner L, Smith AD and Lee
BR. An in vitro model to determine effects of carbon dioxide on transitional cell carcinoma
growth, apoptosis and necrosis: Prevention of tumor seeding. J Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA13,
2005.
133. Ost M, Tan BJ, Hafron JM, Hoenig DM, Lee BR and Smith AD. Flow characteristics of
novel “Oncologic” ureteral stents: Are there advantages over standard double pigtail stents? J
Endourol, Vol 19, Suppl 1, pA10, 2005.
134. Ost MC, Smith AD, and Lee BR. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty for secondary ureteropelvic
junction obstruction. Video Urology, Athens, Greece, 2005.
135. Ost MC, Lee BR and Smith AD. Complications and resolutions of percutaneous puncture.
Video Urology, Athens, Greece, 2005.
136. Ost MC, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Problems and solutions with stone extraction during
percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Video Urology, Athens, Greece, 2005.
137. Ost MC, Kaye J, Guttman MJ, Lee BR, and Smith AD.Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty versus
Antegrade Endopyelotomy: Comparison in 100 Patients and a New Algorithm For the Minimally
Invasive Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, J Urol, Vol 175(4), 1076, 2006.
138. Lee BR, Ost MC, and Smith AD. Technique of Blind Percutaneous Access. Use of the
Chiba needle to gain access in absence of retrograde access. J Urol, Vol 175(4), V929, 2006.
139. Lee BR, Ost MC, and Smith AD. Robotic Pyeloplasty - Tips and tricks for success, J Urol,
Vol 175(4), V1217, 2006
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140. Ost MC, VanderBrink BA, Rastinhead AR, Lee BR, Badlani GH, Smith AD. The
Endourology Society: Liberty, Education, and a Model for International Relations, J Urol, Vol
175(4), 959, 2006.
141. Rastinehad AR, Ost MC, El-Hakim A, Lee BR, Smith AD. BCG Topical Immunotherapy
Reduces the Rate of Upper Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma (UTTCC) Progression in Patients
Treated by Endoscopic Management, J Urol, Vol 175(4), 1104, 2006.
142. Lee BR, Ost MC, and Smith AD. Technique of Robotic Pyeloplasty. Romanian J Urol,
Vol 1:27, 2006.
143. Ost MC, Kaye JD, Guttman MJ, Lee BR and Smith AD. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty versus
antegrade endopyelotomy: Comparison in 100 patients and a new algorithm for the minimally
invasive treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Romanian J Urol, Vol 1:21, 2006.
144. Ost MC, Lee BR, and Smith AD. Complications of percutaneous access. Romanian J
Urol, Vol 1:1, 2006.
145. ROBOTIC PYELOPLASTY- TECHNIQUE AND TECHNICAL POINTS
BR Lee, MC Ost, AD Smith, V3-08, J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
146. LAPAROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF SYMPTOMATIC STONE BEARING
CALICEAL DIVERTICULA, MP10-01
MC Ost, L Richstone, R Thomas, AD Smith, BR
Lee. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
147. PNEUMOPERITONEUM WITH CO2 INHIBITS MACROPHAGE TNF- Α
SECRETION: AN ETIOLOGY FOR TCC PORT SITE METASTASIS AND
PROPHYLACTIC IRRIGATION STRATEGIES TO DECREASE ONCOLOGICAL RISK,
VP12-03, MC Ost, KP Patel, AR Rastinehad, PY Chu, AE Anderson, L Richstone, AD Smith,
BR Lee. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
148. P53, P63 AND KI-67 IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL STAINING ARE NOT
PROGNOSTIC INDICATORS FOR SUPERFICIAL UPPER TRACT TRANSITIONAL
CELL CARCINOMA (UTTCC) PROGRESSION, BR2-19 AR Rastinehad, MC Ost, Y Saffari,
BA VanderBrink, BR Lee, AD Smith. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
149. RECURRENCE OF UPPER TRACT TRANSITIONAL CELL CARCINOMA
(UTTCC) IN RENAL UNITS TREATED WITH PERCUTANEOUS RESECTION – 20
YEAR EXPERIENCE, MP14-18 AR Rastinehad, MC Ost, KR Greenberg, BA VanderBrink,
BR Lee, GH Badlani, AD Smith. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
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150. RENAL PRESERVATION IN UPPER TRACT TRANSITIONAL CELL
CARCINOMA (UTTCC) IN RENAL UNITS TREATED WITH PERCUTANEOUS
RESECTION – 20 YEAR EXPERIENCE, MP14-19 AR Rastinehad, MC Ost, KR Greenberg,
BA VanderBrink, BR Lee, GH Badlani, AD Smith. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
151. UTILIZING A FLEXIBLE LAPAROSCOPE DURING LAPAROSCOPIC
NEPHRECTOMY AND PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: IS THERE AN ADVANTAGE OVER
A RIGID 30O LAPAROSOPE, MP12-14 AR Rastinehad, MC Ost, MJ Guttman, ER
Eisenberg, BA VanderBrink, AD Smith, BR Lee. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
LAPAROSCOPIC VERSUS OPEN RADICAL NEPHRECTOMY FOR THE
TREATMENT OF XANTHOGRANULOMATOUS PYELONEPHRITIS:
CONTEMPORARY OUTCOME ANALYSIS, MP20-04 Brian VanderBrink, Michael Ost,
Ardeshir Rastinehad, Ann Anderson, Michael Levine, Gopal Badlani, Arthur Smith, Benjamin
Lee. J Endourol, Vol 20, Suppl 1, Aug 2006.
152.
153. “Percutaneous and Laparoscopic Radiofrequency ablation: New methods for
localization and management of renal tumours.” Okeke Z, Lobko I, Lee BR. 18th
VideoUrology Singapore. March 1-3, 2007. V2-13.
154. “Robotic Pyeloplasty: Tips and Tricks for success.” Lee BR, Ost M, Smith AD.
“Percutaneous and Laparoscopic Radiofrequency ablation: New methods for localization and
management of renal tumours.” 18th VideoUrology Singapore. March 1-3, 2007. V3-13.
155. ABLATION OF BULL PROSTATES USING NOVEL BIPOLAR
RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION (RFA) PROBE Lee Richstone, Matt Ziegelbaum, Zeph
Okeke, Jonathan Kaye, Ernesto Reggio, Michael Ost, Louis R. Kavoussi, and Benjamin Lee.
Engineering and Urology, American Urological Association, Anaheim, CA.
156. EYE TRACKING DURING LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY: CORRELATION
OF EYE MOVEMENTS WITH LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE Lee Richstone, Ernesto Reggio,
Zeph Okeke, Matthew Ziegelbaum, Benjamin R Lee, Louis R Kavoussi
157. Renal Preservation in Upper Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma (UTTCC) Patients
Treated with Percutaneous Resection. - 20 Year Experience. Ardeshir R Rastinehad, Michael
C Ost, Kathryn L Greenberg, Brian A VanderBrink, Benjamin R Lee, Gopal H Badlani, Arthur
D Smith. J Urol, Supp, 177(4), 2007.
158. INTERMEDIATE FOLLOW-UP OF RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION FOR
RENAL MASSES, MINIMAL EFFECT ON RENAL FUNCTION. Zeph Okeke*,
JONATHAN ARAD, LEE RICHSTONE, IGOR LOBKO, DAVID SIEGEL, BENJAMIN R
LEE. J Urol, Supp, 177(4), 2007.
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159. Comparison of Conventional vs. Articulating Laparoscopic Instruments in a
Vesicourethral Anastomosis Model. Lee Richstone, Benjamin R Lee, Zeph Okeke, Brian
VanderBrink, Ardeshir R Rastinehad, Louis R Kavoussi. J Urol, Supp, 177(4), 2007.
160. Does Adjuvant BCG Therapy Reduce the Incidence or Time to Recurrence in Upper
Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma? A 20 Year Experience. Ardeshir R Rastinehad, Michael C
Ost, Kathryn L Greenberg, Brian A VanderBrink, Benjamin R Lee, Gopal H Badlani, Arthur D
Smith. J Urol, Supp, 177(4), 2007.
161. Kaye J, Richstone L, Okeke Z, Reggio E, Ziegelbaum M, Ost M, Kavoussi L, Lee BR.
Ablation of bull prostates using novel bipolar radiofrequency (RFA) probe. J Endourol, Vol
21, Suppl 1, MP14-18, 2007.
162. Richstone L, Reggio E, Okeke Z, Kaye J, Ziegelbaum M, Lee BR, Kavoussi L. Eye
tracking during laparoscopic surgery: Correlation of eye movements with levels of experience.
J Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1, MP18-22, 2007.
163. Okeke Z, Okeke DA, Rastinehad A, Vanderbrink B, Richstone L, Smith AD, Lee BR.
Robotic complications associated with patient injury: Review of the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA Database). J Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1, MP19-25, 2007.
164. Okeke Z, Vanderbrink BA, Okeke DA, Rastinehad A, Sugrue C, Wasserman P,
Richstone L, Smith AD, Lee BR. The diagnostic yield of image guided fine needle aspiration
biopsy of solid renal masses. J Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1, MP36-22, 2007.
165. Rastinehad A, Ost M, Greenberg K, Vanderbrink B, Okeke Z, Lee BR, and Smith AD.
Tract seeding after percutaneous resection of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma (UTTCC).
J Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1, MP36-24, 2007.
166. Okeke Z, Rastinehad A, Vanderbrink B, Richstone L, Smith AD, Lee BR.
Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy without hilar clamping using the laparoscopic habib bipolar
resection device: Implications for Frozen section analysis. J Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1,
MP39-15, 2007.
167. Lee BR, Okeke Z, Richstone L, Siegel D, Lobko I. Percutaneous and laparoscopic
radiofrequency ablation: New methods for localization and management of renal tumors. J
Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1, V04-11, 2007.
168. Richstone L, Reggio E, Okeke Z, Kaye J, Ziegelbaum M, Lee B, Kavoussi LR. Eye
tracking as an objective method of assessing surgical skills. J Endourol, Vol 21, Suppl 1, V069, 2007.
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169. Seideman CA, Huckabay C, Richstone L, Permpongkosol S, Okeke Z, Lee BR,
Kavoussi LR. Laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: Technique and Outcomes. J Urol,
179(4), Suppl, 688, 2008.
170. Richstone L, Seideman CA, ReggioE, Vanderbrink B, Okeke Z, Lee BR, Marshall S,
Kavoussi LR. Neuro-ocular metrics as an objective measurement of surgical congitomotor
skill: The future of certification? J Urol, 179(4), Suppl, 887, 2008.
171. Andonian S, Okeke Z, Okeke DA, Rastinehad A, Vanderbrink B, Richstone L, Lee BR.
Device failures and patient injuries associated with robot-assisted laparoscopic surgeries: A
review of the FDA database. J Urol, 179(4), Suppl, 999, 2008.
172. Shapiro EY, Andonian S, Seideman CA, Sette MJ, Lee BR, Kavoussi LR, Richstone L.
Audio/video analysis of urologic laparoscopic skills: development of objective criteria for skill
assessment. J Urol, 179(4), Suppl, 887, 2008.
173. Andonian S, Coulthard T, Smith AD, Singhal PS, and LEE BR. Real-time quantitation
of renal ischemia using P-Selectin targeted microbubbles. J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov
2008, A1.
174. Boylu U, Raynor M, Oommen M, Lee BR, Thomas R. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic
Radical Prostatectomy in Patients with prior major abdominal surgery: A Novel Adhesiolysis
Technique. J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov 2008, A41.
175. Boylu U, Oommen M, Lee BR, Thomas R. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large
adrenal masses. J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov 2008, A143.
176. Boylu U, Oommen M, Hussain MS, Lee BR, and Thomas R. Does ureteropelvic
junction obstruction secondary to crossing vessel necessitate transposition? The robotic
experience. J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov 2008, A145.
177. Rais-Bahrami S, Andonian S, Okeke Z, Rastinehad AR, Lobko I, Siegel D, Kavoussi
LR, Lee BR. Percutaneous Renal Cryoablation: Are tumors larger than 3cm associated
with increased complications? J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov 2008, A216.
178. Lee BR, Boylu U, Oommen M, Fifer LG, Thomas R. TRANSUMBILICAL SINGLE
PORT LAPAROSCOPIC PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: INITIAL EXPERIENCE IN A
PORCINE MODEL. J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov 2008, A247.
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179. Lee BR, Boylu U, Oommen M, Fifer LG, Thomas R. TRANSUMBILICAL SINGLE
PORT LAPAROSCOPIC PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY. J Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov
2008, A249.
180. Lee BR, Boylu U, Oommen M, Fifer LG, Thomas R. ROBOTIC ASSISTED
LAPAROSCOPIC PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: THE TECHNIQUE. J Endourol, Vol 22,
Supp 1, Nov 2008, A256.
181. Lee BR, Boylu U, Oommen M, Fifer LG, Thomas R. ROBOTIC ASSISTED
LAPAROSCOPIC PARTIAL NEPHRECTOMY: INITIAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE, J
Endourol, Vol 22, Supp 1, Nov 2008, A282.
182. Boylu U, Lee BR, Sartor OA, Raynor M, Oommen M, Thomas R. HIGH RISK
PROSTATE CANCER: ROLE OF 3T-MRI AND ITS CORRELATION TO CLINICAL AND
PATHOLOGIC STAGING. Southeastern Section, AUA, 2008.
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