Research Presentations: Ronney Abaza, MD, FACS


2016
  • “Unreliability of Comparing Lymph Node Yields in Robotic Cystectomy between Institutions,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Routine Early Unclamping or No Clamping Do Not Negatively Impact Outcomes of Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Comparison of Intraoperative Outcomes with Newest and Previous Generation da Vinci Robots for Robotic Prostatectomy,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Overnight Stay is Adequate for All Types of Robotic Renal Surgery,” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (San Diego, CA)
  • “Results of Two Randomized Trials for the Prevention of Lymphoceles After Robotic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer,” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (San Diego, CA)
  • “Off-Clamp Technique Offers Improved Renal Function Outcomes After Robotic Partial Nephrectomy in Low And Intermediate Complexity Tumors,” Co-Author, Presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
  • “Development, Validation & Clinical Application of an Intra-operative Assessment of Completion & Appropriateness of LND after Radical Cystectomy: Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Appropriateness & Completion Evaluation (PLACE),” Co-Author, Presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
  • “Medical Risk Factors For Chronic Kidney Disease In Patients With Normal Baseline Kidney Function are Not Independent Predictors Of Worse Renal Function Outcomes Following Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Co-Author, Presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
  • “Outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in patients with complex renal tumors and pre-existing chronic kidney disease: A multi-institutional analysis,” Co-Author, Presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
  • “Development and Validation of Prostatectomy Assessment and Competency Evaluation Scoring for Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy,” Co-Author, Presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA)
  • “Assessment of Surgical Competency for Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Development and Validation of Prostatectomy Assessment and Competency Evaluation (PACE),” Co-Author, Presented at the European Association of Urology Annual Congress (Munich, Germany)
  • “Medical risk factors for CKD are not independent predictors of worse renal function outcome following RPN in patients with a normal baseline kidney function,” Co-Author, Presented at the European Association of Urology Annual Congress (Munich, Germany)
  • “The feasibility of k-means clustering of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI pharmacokinetic parameters in predicting prostate cancer risk stratification,” Co-Author, Presented at the European Congress of Radiology (Vienna, Austria)
2015
  • “Applying Clinical Pathway to Robotic Cystectomy Allows Shortest Possible Length of Stay,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (New Orleans, LA)
  • “Robotic Nephrectomy is Not Costlier than Standard Laparoscopy When a Robot is Available,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (New Orleans, LA)
  • “R.E.N.A.L. Nephrometry Score Serves as an Accurate Predictor of Postoperative Non-Neoplastic Parenchymal Volume Removed and Decline in Renal Function,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Urological Oncology (Washington, DC)
  • “Selective Arterial Clamping Provides No Immediate, Intermediate or Long Term Renal Function Benefit Under Low Ischemia Time,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Urological Oncology (Washington, DC)
  • “Hypertension and Diabetes Are Not Independent Predictors of Worse Renal Function Outcomes Following Partial Nephrectomy,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Urological Oncology (Washington, DC)
  • “Perioperative and functional outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for renal tumors >4 cm in a multi-institutional, multi-national cohort,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (New Orleans, LA)
  • “Selective Arterial Clamping Offers no Renal Function Benefit under Low Ischemia Time,” Co-Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (London, England)
  • “Perioperative and functional outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for renal tumors >4 cm in a multi-institutional, multinational cohort,” Co-Author, Presented at the European Association of Urology Annual Congress (Madrid, Spain)
  • “Impact of annual surgical volume on outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in a multi-institutional, multinational cohort,” Co-Author, Presented at the European Association of Urology Annual Congress (Madrid, Spain)
  • “Predicting perioperative outcomes of robot assisted partial nephrectomy: The role of hospital case volume in the early phase of adoption,” Co-Author, Presented at the European Association of Urology Annual Congress (Madrid, Spain)
2014
  • “Multi-Institutional Experience with Robotic Nephrectomy with IVC Tumor Thrombectomy,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Robotic Nephrectomy is Not Costlier than Standard Laparoscopy When a Robot is Available,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Completely Intracorporeal Robotic Renal Autotransplantation,” Video Presentation, Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Orlando, FL)
  • “Laparoscopic & Robotic Simple and Complex Nephrectomy for Malignant Indications,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the European Association of Urology (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • “Robotic Kidney Transplantation with Regional Hypothermia: a step-by-step Description of the VUI-Medanta Technique (IDEAL Phase 2a),” Co-Author, Presented at the World Transplant Congress (San Francisco, CA)
  • “Robotic Kidney Transplantation with Regional Hypothermia: Evolution of a Novel Procedure utilizing the IDEAL Guidelines (IDEAL Phase 0 and 1),” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Orlando, FL)
  • “Robotic Kidney Transplantation with Regional Hypothermia: Results from a Prospective Two-arm Non-randomized Controlled Trial (IDEAL Phase 2b),” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Orlando, FL)
  • “Recipient Robot Assisted Kidney Transplant Learning steps: Frame-by-Frame Video Analysis,” Video presentation, Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Orlando, FL)
  • “Robotic Kidney Transplantation with Regional Hypothermia: Evolution of a Novel Procedure,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (Amelia Island, FL)
  • “When is a New Operation Learned? How to Monitor Patient Safety during the Learning Phase: Prospective Evaluation of Surgical Performance during Robotic Kidney Transplantation with Regional Hypothermia (IDEAL Phase 2a-b),” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the Engineering & Urology Society (Orlando, FL)         
  • “When is an Operation Learned? How to Monitor Patient Safety? Prospective Evaluation of Performance utilizing techniques of Statistical Process Control during adoption of Robotic Kidney Transplantation,” Co-Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the Engineering & Urology Society (Orlando, FL)
  • “Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for cT1b-T2 renal tumors: perioperative outcomes from a large multicenter international dataset (Vattikuti Global Quality Initiative on Robotic Urologic Surgery),” Co-Author, Presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (Brisbane, Australia) and the European Association of Urology Annual Congress (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • “Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for renal tumors with RENAL nephrometry score ≥ 10: perioperative outcomes from a large multicentre international dataset (Vattikuti global quality initiative on robotic urologic surgery),” Co-Author, Presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (Brisbane, Australia)
  • “Absorbable Hemostatic Powder in the Prevention of Lymphoceles Following Robotic Prostatectomy with Lymphadenectomy,” Presented at the annual Ohio Osteopathic Association Symposium
2013
  • “Optimization of Near-Infrared Fluorescence Tumor Localization during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (San Diego, CA) 
  • “Robotic Prostatectomy in the Obese and Morbidly Obese: Must We Delay or Deny?,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (San Diego, CA) 
  • “Can Laparoscopic Suturing be Taught in Three Hours?—Metrics from AUA Laparoscopic Skills Training Course,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (San Diego, CA)
  • “Drains are Not Necessary in the Majority of Robotic Urologic Procedures,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Sandusky, OH)
  • “Assessment of a Computer Enhanced Visual Learning (CEVL) Module in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in a Urology Residency Program,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Sandusky, OH) 
  • “Overnight Stay Adequate for Most Major Urologic Procedures Using Robotic Surgery,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Sandusky, OH)
2012
  • Integrated Robotic Near-Infrared Fluorescence during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Correlation with Tumor Histology,” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Atlanta, GA), the 30th World Congress of Endourology (Istanbul, Turkey), and the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinomas with Venous Tumor Thrombus,” Principal Investigator, Video presentation, annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Atlanta, GA), the European Robotic Urology Symposium (London, England), the 2011 World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan), and the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Maximizing Benefits of Robotic Nephroureterectomy: Omission of Pelvic Drain and Early Catheter Removal,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH), the European Robotic Urology Symposium (London, England), the 30th World Congress of Endourology (Istanbul, Turkey), and the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Initial Outcomes of Novel Preplaced Needle Technique for Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH)
  • “Risk and Prevention of Acute Urinary Retention after Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH), the American College of Surgeons 98th Annual Clinical Congress (Chicago, IL), the European Robotic Urology Symposium (London, England), the 30th World Congress of Endourology (Istanbul, Turkey), and the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Chicago, IL)
  • “Is Leaving a Drain Necessary After Robotic Partial Nephrectomy?,” Principal Investigator, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH), the European Robotic Urology Symposium (London, England), and the 30th World Congress of Endourology (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • “Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma with Venous Tumor Thrombus,” Principal Author, Presented at annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH) and the 30th World Congress of Endourology (Istanbul, Turkey)
2011
  • “Biopsy Versus While Mount Location of Prostatic Tumors: Potential Implications for Nerve Sparing,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA)
  • “Quality and Outcomes of Robotic Lymphadenectomy for Prostate Cancer in Obese and Morbidly Obese Patients,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA), the American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress (Principle Investigator, San Francisco, CA), and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Quality of Lymphadenectomy is Equivalent in Robotic and Open Cystectomy Using an Extended Template,” Principal Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Washington, DC) and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Clinical Pathway for Discharge on Postoperative Day One after Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Washington, DC), the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (San Francisco, CA), and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Results of Robotic Lymphadenectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma,” Principal Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Washington, DC)
  • “Should Patients with Glaucoma be Offered Robotic Prostatectomy?,” Principal Author, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Washington, DC), the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH), and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Techniques for Robotic Nephrectomy with Vena Caval Tumor Thrombectomy,” Video presentation, Presented at the 2010 World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL), 2010 American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), and 2011 annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Washington, DC)
  • “Robotic Repair of Access-Related Aortic Injury,” Video presentation, Presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Washington, DC)
  • “Addressing Incongruent PSA and Prostate Cancer Volume on Biopsy: Does PSA Density Predict True Tumor Volume?,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA) and the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Principal Investigator, Cleveland, OH)
  • “Impact of Transition to Early Unclamping in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA), the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH), and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Do Nomograms Accurately Predict Nodal Positivity with Extended Lymphadenectomy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer?,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA), the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Principal Investigator, Cleveland, OH), and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Can Laparoscopic Suturing be Taught in Three Hours?—Metrics from AUA Laparoscopic Skills Training Course,” Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA) and the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Principal Investigator, Cleveland, OH)
  • “Safety of Enoxaparin Thromboprophylaxis in Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH)
  • “Effect of Median Lobes on Perioperative Outcomes and Urinary Function After Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA), the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH), and the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Mullerian and Wolffian Duct Abnormalities Encountered During Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (Palm Springs, CA) and the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH)
  • “Robotic Partial Nephrectomy with Excision of Renal Vein Thrombus,” (Video) Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • “Causes for Prolonged Stay and Readmission after Routine Overnight Stay Following Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the annual meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH)
2010
  • “Impact of Tumor Volume on Margin Status after Robotic Prostatectomy for Organ-Confined Disease,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL), the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), and the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
  • “Consistency of One-Day Stay After Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL) and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  • “Status of Robotic Surgical Education in Urology Training Programs,” Principal Author, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (San Francisco, CA), the World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL), the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), and the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
  • “Robotic Partial Nephrectomy without Renal Ischemia,” Principal Author, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (San Francisco, CA), the World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL), the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), and the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
  • “Technique for Tumor Localization During Robotic Partial Cystectomy,” Principal Author, presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL)
  • “Results of Limited and Extended Robotic Lymphadenectomy for Prostate Cancer,” Principal Author, Presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), the American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress (2009, Chicago, IL), the Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (2009, Columbus, OH), the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (2009, Chicago, IL), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2009, Boston, MA), the World Congress of Endourology (2008, Shanghai, China), and the Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (2008, Baltimore, MD)
  • “Outcomes of Patient-Directed Nerve Sparing in Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Investigator, presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), and the Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (2009, Columbus, OH)
  • “Initial Series of Robotic Radical Nephrectomy with Vena Caval Tumor Thrombectomy,” Principal Investigator, presented at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (2009, Boston, MA) and the World Congress of Endourology (2009, Munich, Germany), and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (2009, Scottsdale, AZ)
  • “Robotic Nephrectomy and Partial Nephrectomy: 100 Cases by a Single Surgeon,” Principal Author, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (San Francisco, CA), the World Congress of Endourology (Chicago, IL), and the American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting (Washington, DC)
  • “Complications During Robotic Radical Prostatectomy,” Co-Author, video presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (San Francisco, CA)
  • “Robotic Instrument Insulation Failure: Initial Report of a Potential Source of Patient Injury,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) and the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (2009, Chicago, IL)
  • “Biopsy Versus Whole Mount Location of Prostatic Tumors: Potential Impact on Surgical Technique,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
2009
  • “Early Results of Robotic Lymphadenectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma,” Principal Investigator, presented at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), the World Congress of Endourology (Munich, Germany), and the American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress (Chicago, IL), the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ), and the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (2010, San Francisco, CA)
  • “Robotic Extended Pelvic Lymphadenectomy for Bladder Cancer: Initial Experience with Greater Nodal Yield,” Principal Investigator, presented at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA) and the World Congress of Endourology (Munich, Germany), the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ), and the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (2010, San Francisco, CA)
  • “Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic Prostatectomy in the Obese and Morbidly Obese,” presented at the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ), the Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (2008, Baltimore, MD), the Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (2010, San Francisco, CA), and the World Congress of Endourology (2010, Chicago, IL)
  • “Three-Port Robotic Urologic Surgery without a Laparoscopic Bedside Assistant,” Principal Investigator, presented at the Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (Columbus, OH), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), and the American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress (Chicago, IL)
  • “Clinical Pathway for Early Discharge After Robotic Cystectomy,” Principal Investigator, presented at the Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (Columbus, OH), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), and the World Congress of Endourology (Munich, Germany), and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • “Median Lobe in Robotic Prostatectomy: Bladder Neck Reconstruction and Pelvic Drain Not Routinely Required,” Principal Investigator, presented at the Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (Columbus, OH), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), and the World Congress of Endourology (Munich, Germany)
  • “Early Patient Results of Novel Technique for Robotic Partial Nephrectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress (Chicago, IL), the World Congress of Endourology (2008, Shanghai, China) and the Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (2008, Baltimore, MD), and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • “Robotic Nephroureterectomy with Partial Duodenectomy,” Video, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Munich, Germany), and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • “Robotic Ureteroileal Anastomosis Revision: Initial Report,” Video, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Munich, Germany), and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ)
2008
  • “Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Ureteral Reconstruction for Stricture Disease,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China) and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  • “Robotic Repair of Access-Related Aortic Injury,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China) and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), and the American Urological Association North Central Section Annual Meeting (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • “Experimental Control of Renovascular Injuries During Laparoscopic Nephrectomy,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China) and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  • “Immediate Impact of a Limited Exposure to a Laparoscopic Training Curriculum,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Contemporary Referral Pattern for Robotic Surgery: Evidence of Growing Acceptance in Urologic Community,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Identification and Management of Mullerian and Wolffian Duct Abnormalities Encountered During Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Safety of Thromboprophylaxis Using Enoxaparin in Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Incidence and Impact of the Median Lobe on Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Safety of Robotic Prostatectomy without Port Site Fascial Closure,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Intraoperative Outcomes with da Vinci Standard Versus S for Robotic Prostatectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China) and Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (2009, Columbus, OH)
  • “Robotic Retroperitoneal Lymphadenectomy for Isolated Renal Cell Carcinoma Recurrence,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
  • “Three-port Robotic Nephrectomy: Initial Reports,” Principal Author, Presented at the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China), Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (2009, Columbus, OH), and Annual Meeting of the Engineering in Urology Society (2009, Chicago, IL)
  • “Retrospective and Prospective Analysis of Surgical Outcomes of Robotic Prostatectomy at The Ohio State University and James Cancer Hospital,” IRB-Approved Study, Principal Investigator
  • “Prediction and Implementation Strategies in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgical Education,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the 2007 World Congress of Endourology (Cancun, Mexico) and the 2008 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL)
  • “Contribution of Laparoscopic Training to Robotic Proficiency,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the Ohio Urological Society Annual Meeting (Sandusky, OH), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) and the World Congress of Endourology (Shanghai, China)
2007
  • “Novel Technique for Pure Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Feasibility in a Porcine Model,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA) and World Congress of Endourology (Cancun, Mexico)
  • “The Role of Stent Placement in Laparoscopic Ureteroureterostomy: Technical Considerations in a Porcine Model,” Principal Investigator, Presented at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), World Congress of Endourology (Cancun, Mexico), and Annual Meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH)


2006-7
  • “Techniques for Laparoscopic Localization of Intraluminal Ureteral Pathology,” Principal Author, Presented at Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA) and World Congress of Endourology (Cancun, Mexico)
2006
  • “DaVinci-Assisted vs. Pure Laparoscopic Aortorenal Bypass in a Porcine Model,” Co-Investigator with B. Martinez, M.D., Presented at Annual Meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cincinnati, OH), Toledo Surgical Society (Toledo, OH), and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting (Boston, MA)
2005
  • “Laparoscopic Aortorenal Bypass Under Warm Ischemia in a Porcine Model,” Co-Investigator with B. Martinez, M.D., Presented at World Congress of Endourology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Annual Meeting of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (San Diego, CA), Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association North Central Section (Chicago, IL), Annual Meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH), and Toledo Surgical Society (Toledo, OH)
  • “Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Prevention of Transitional Cell Carcinoma Implantation,” Principal Author, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (San Antonio, TX), Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association North Central Section (Chicago, IL), Annual Meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH), Toledo Surgical Society (Toledo, OH), and American College of Surgeons 91st Annual Clinical Congress (San Francisco, CA)
2003-4
  • “Prognostic Value of DNA Ploidy, Bcl-2 and p53 Localized Prostate Adenocarcinoma Incidentally Discovered on Transurethral Prostatectomy,” Principal Author, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association North Central Section (Vancouver, BC), Annual Meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Columbus, OH), and Toledo Surgical Society (Toledo, OH)
2002
  • “Prevention of Recurrent Bladder Calculi after Pediatric Augmentation Cystoplasty: Analysis of Treatment Outcomes and Modifiable Risk Factors,” Principal Author, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association North Central Section, Annual Meeting of the Ohio Urological Society (Cleveland, OH), and Toledo Surgical Society (Toledo, OH)
  • “Primary Penile Lymphoblastic Lymphoma,” Principal Author, Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association North Central Section (Chicago, IL)

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