ABOUT THE RESEARCHER

OVERVIEW

Caleb P. Nelson, MD, MPH, is a pediatric urologist and a clinical and health services researcher. His research seeks both to improve the evidence base in pediatric urology, and to investigate problems in health services delivery including over- and under-use, unwarranted variation, and patient safety. He has been involved in significant clinical studies both locally and nationally, and also has a large experience with use of administrative databases to evaluate trends and practice patterns in urological care. His particular clinical areas of research interest include vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), kidney stones, hydronephrosis, and medical imaging.

Dr. Nelson is a site PI for the NIH-funded RIVUR study, a large multicenter randomized controlled trial of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with VUR. He also has a K23 career development award from the NIH (NIDDK) for the study of clinical outcomes among siblings of children with VUR. He is also conducting research on pediatric kidney stones, seeking to evaluate factors that cause stones, and improve the safety and quality of treatment of kidney stone in children.

Active Projects:

2010-2015 Clinical Outcomes and Decision-Making for Siblings of Children with Vesico-Ureteral Reflux

NIDDK 1K23DK088943-01
Principal Investigator

K23 Career Development Award. This research project seeks learn more about the best way to manage vesicoureteral reflux (backwards flow of urine from the bladder up to the kidneys) among siblings of children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). Although some people advocate testing these siblings for VUR even if they seem healthy, such “screening” would subject large numbers of asymptomatic children to invasive tests with potentially adverse effects, long-term follow-up, prolonged antibiotic use, and possible surgery. Therefore, it is important that we learn more about VUR in these siblings in order to decide whether such screening is indicated.

 

BACKGROUND

Dr. Nelson attended Dartmouth College and received his MD degree from Duke University. He completed a urology residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he also received an MPH in epidemiology and completed an NIH-funded Clinical Research Training Fellowship. He then completed a pediatric urology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He has been a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School, and an attending surgeon at Boston Children’s Hospital, since 2006. He is an assistant editor for the section of population and health services research for the Journal of Pediatric Urology. He is a member of the Society for Pediatric Urology, the American Urological Association, and the Society of Fetal Urology.

 

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Top-Down versus Bottom-Up Approach in Children Presenting with Urinary Tract Infection: Comparative Effectiveness Analysis Using RIVUR and CUTIE Data. J Urol. 2021 Jun 28; 101097JU0000000000001931. View abstract
  2. Flat Panel Detector c-Arms Are Associated with Dramatically Reduced Radiation Exposure During Ureteroscopy and Produce Superior Images. J Endourol. 2021 06; 35(6):789-794. View abstract
  3. Commentary to 'Perceptions of gender equity in pediatric urology'. J Pediatr Urol. 2021 06; 17(3):407. View abstract
  4. Changes in Clinical Presentation and Renal Outcomes among Children with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection: 2005 vs 2015. J Urol. 2021 06; 205(6):1764-1769. View abstract
  5. Contemporary Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Children. Pediatrics. 2021 02; 147(2). View abstract
  6. Reply by Authors. J Urol. 2021 04; 205(4):1198. View abstract
  7. Selecting Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux Who are Most Likely to Benefit from Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Application of Machine Learning to RIVUR. J Urol. 2021 04; 205(4):1170-1179. View abstract
  8. Antireflux Surgery at National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric Hospitals. J Urol. 2021 04; 205(4):1189-1198. View abstract
  9. Pattern recognition algorithm to identify detrusor overactivity on urodynamics. Neurourol Urodyn. 2021 01; 40(1):428-434. View abstract
  10. Timing and outcomes of testicular torsion during the COVID-19 crisis. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Dec; 16(6):841.e1-841.e5. View abstract
  11. Children's experience with daytime and nighttime urinary incontinence - A qualitative exploration. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Oct; 16(5):535.e1-535.e8. View abstract
  12. Experience with implementation of a nurse practitioner-led newborn circumcision clinic. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Oct; 16(5):651.e1-651.e7. View abstract
  13. Adjuvant pharmacological and surgical therapy for testicular torsion: Current state of the art. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Dec; 16(6):807-814. View abstract
  14. New instructions for authors specific to survey studies submitted to JPU. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 08; 16(4):416-417. View abstract
  15. Pharmacological Dilutional Therapy Using the Vasopressin Antagonist Tolvaptan for Young Patients With Cystinuria: A Pilot Investigation. Urology. 2020 Oct; 144:65-70. View abstract
  16. Meetings - An American viewpoint. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 06; 16(3):275. View abstract
  17. "Ramping up telemedicine in pediatric urology- Tips for using a new modality". J Pediatr Urol. 2020 06; 16(3):288-289. View abstract
  18. Response to commentary Re: 'Urology Mythbusters: Are topical corticosteroids effective for treating post-circumcision penile adhesions?' J Pediatr Urol. 2020 04; 16(2):229. View abstract
  19. Urology Mythbusters: are topical corticosteroids effective for treating postcircumcision penile adhesions? J Pediatr Urol. 2020 04; 16(2):222-226. View abstract
  20. Accuracy of Ultrasound in Identifying Renal Scarring as Compared to DMSA Scan. Urology. 2020 Apr; 138:134-137. View abstract
  21. Telemedicine for Pediatric Urological Postoperative Care is Safe, Convenient and Economical. J Urol. 2020 07; 204(1):144-148. View abstract
  22. Editorial. J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Dec; 15(6):593-594. View abstract
  23. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2019 12; 202(6):1261-1262. View abstract
  24. Interobserver Reliability of the Antenatal Consensus Classification System for Urinary Tract Dilatation. J Ultrasound Med. 2020 Mar; 39(3):551-557. View abstract
  25. Urology mythbusters: do we need to surgically correct vesicoureteral reflux in older girls to prevent problems in future pregnancy? (revision 1). J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Dec; 15(6):668-671. View abstract
  26. What the editors are reading: population and health services. J Pediatr Urol. 2019 10; 15(5):565-567. View abstract
  27. Why Does Prevention of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection not Result in Less Renal Scarring? A Deeper Dive into the RIVUR Trial. J Urol. 2019 08; 202(2):400-405. View abstract
  28. The Use of Telemedicine for the Postoperative Urological Care of Children: Results of a Pilot Program. J Urol. 2019 07; 202(1):159-163. View abstract
  29. Targeted Workup after Initial Febrile Urinary Tract Infection: Using a Novel Machine Learning Model to Identify Children Most Likely to Benefit from Voiding Cystourethrogram. J Urol. 2019 07; 202(1):144-152. View abstract
  30. Interobserver and Intra-Observer Reliability of the Urinary Tract Dilation Classification System in Neonates: A Multicenter Study. J Urol. 2019 06; 201(6):1186-1192. View abstract
  31. The association of postnatal urinary tract dilation risk score with clinical outcomes. J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Aug; 15(4):341.e1-341.e6. View abstract
  32. Conflict of Interest, Self-Reporting and Our Profession. J Urol. 2019 04; 201(4):678-679. View abstract
  33. Patient- and Nurse-Controlled Analgesia: 22-Year Experience in a Pediatric Hospital. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 02; 9(2):129-133. View abstract
  34. Urology Mythbusters: should hydronephrosis grade be used to decide which newborns should undergo voiding cystourethrogram? J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Feb; 15(1):93-96. View abstract
  35. The effect of surgeon versus technologist control of fluoroscopy on radiation exposure during pediatric ureteroscopy: A randomized trial. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):334.e1-334.e8. View abstract
  36. Response to letter to the editor re "The effect of surgeon vs. technologist control of fluoroscopy on radiation exposure during pediatric ureteroscopy: A randomized trial". J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):363. View abstract
  37. Has the robot caught up? National trends in utilization, perioperative outcomes, and cost for open, laparoscopic, and robotic pediatric pyeloplasty in the United States from 2003 to 2015. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):336.e1-336.e8. View abstract
  38. Editorial Comment. J Urol. 2018 03; 199(3):836. View abstract
  39. Minor procedure, major impact: Patient-reported outcomes following urethral meatotomy. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 04; 14(2):165.e1-165.e5. View abstract
  40. Whole exome sequencing frequently detects a monogenic cause in early onset nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis. Kidney Int. 2018 01; 93(1):204-213. View abstract
  41. Advances in paediatric urology. Lancet. 2017 Sep 09; 390(10099):1061-1071. View abstract
  42. Bladder debris on renal and bladder ultrasound: A significant predictor of positive urine culture. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Aug; 13(4):385.e1-385.e5. View abstract
  43. Population and health services. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 06; 13(3):280. View abstract
  44. Urology mythbusters: The 5:1 ratio in ureteral reimplantation. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 04; 13(2):187-188. View abstract
  45. Urology Mythbusters: Introducing a new feature of the journal. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 04; 13(2):122. View abstract
  46. Re: "Sureka SK, Patidar N, Mittal V, Kapoor R, Srivastava A, Kishore K, et al. Safe and optimal pneumoperitoneal pressure for transperitoneal laparoscopic renal surgery in infant less than 10 kg, looked beyond intraoperative period: A prospective randomized study." J Pediatr Urol 2016;12:281.e1-281.e7. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 04; 13(2):236. View abstract
  47. Blunt Abdominal Trauma from Motor Vehicle Collisions from 2007 to 2011: Renal Injury Probability and Severity in Children versus Adults. J Urol. 2017 03; 197(3 Pt 2):906-910. View abstract
  48. Imaging in the diagnosis of pediatric urolithiasis. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Jan; 47(1):5-16. View abstract
  49. Utility Estimation for Pediatric Vesicoureteral Reflux: Methodological Considerations Using an Online Survey Platform. J Urol. 2017 03; 197(3 Pt 1):805-810. View abstract
  50. Variation in the level of detail in pediatric voiding cystourethrogram reports. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Jun; 13(3):257-262. View abstract
  51. MRI-based reference range for the renal pelvis anterior-posterior diameter in children ages 0-19 years. Br J Radiol. 2016 Nov; 89(1067):20160211. View abstract
  52. Reliability of grading of vesicoureteral reflux and other findings on voiding cystourethrography. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Apr; 13(2):192-198. View abstract
  53. Robotic versus open pediatric ureteral reimplantation: Costs and complications from a nationwide sample. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Dec; 12(6):408.e1-408.e6. View abstract
  54. Editorial Comment. Urology. 2016 11; 97:192-193. View abstract
  55. The Decline of the Open Ureteral Reimplant in the United States: National Data From 2003 to 2013. Urology. 2017 Feb; 100:193-197. View abstract
  56. Surgical Management of Stones: American Urological Association/Endourological Society Guideline, PART II. J Urol. 2016 Oct; 196(4):1161-9. View abstract
  57. Surgical Management of Stones: American Urological Association/Endourological Society Guideline, PART I. J Urol. 2016 Oct; 196(4):1153-60. View abstract
  58. Introduction: Population and Health Services Research. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Jun; 12(3):150. View abstract
  59. Mutations in SLC26A1 Cause Nephrolithiasis. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 06 02; 98(6):1228-1234. View abstract
  60. Antimicrobial Resistance and Urinary Tract Infection Recurrence. Pediatrics. 2016 Apr; 137(4). View abstract
  61. Population and Health Services Research. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Dec; 11(6):320. View abstract
  62. Incidence of Urinary Tract Infection Among Siblings of Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux. Acad Pediatr. 2016 07; 16(5):489-495. View abstract
  63. Imaging and surgical utilization for pediatric cystinuria patients: A single-institution cohort study. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Apr; 12(2):106.e1-7. View abstract
  64. Association of BMI and pediatric urologic postoperative events: Results from pediatric NSQIP. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):224.e1-6. View abstract
  65. 30-Day morbidity after augmentation enterocystoplasty and appendicovesicostomy: A NSQIP pediatric analysis. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):209.e1-6. View abstract
  66. Management of Proximal Hypospadias with 2-Stage Repair: 20-Year Experience. J Urol. 2015 Oct; 194(4):1080-5. View abstract
  67. Utility scores for vesicoureteral reflux and anti-reflux surgery. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):177-82. View abstract
  68. Predictive value of specific ultrasound findings when used as a screening test for abnormalities on VCUG. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):176.e1-7. View abstract
  69. Urinary incontinence in spina bifida: Initial instrument validation. Res Dev Disabil. 2015 May; 40:42-50. View abstract
  70. Imaging after urinary tract infection in older children and adolescents. J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5 Suppl):1778-82. View abstract
  71. Population and health services research. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Aug; 10(4):706. View abstract
  72. Fourteen monogenic genes account for 15% of nephrolithiasis/nephrocalcinosis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Mar; 26(3):543-51. View abstract
  73. Variation in the documentation of findings in pediatric voiding cystourethrogram. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Dec; 44(12):1548-56. View abstract
  74. Antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with vesicoureteral reflux. N Engl J Med. 2014 06 19; 370(25):2367-76. View abstract
  75. Estimating utility values for vesicoureteral reflux in the general public using an online tool. J Pediatr Urol. 2014 Dec; 10(6):1026-31. View abstract
  76. Evaluation of a mobile voiding diary for pediatric patients with voiding dysfunction: a prospective comparative study. J Urol. 2014 Sep; 192(3):908-13. View abstract
  77. Ultrasound as a screening test for genitourinary anomalies in children with UTI. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar; 133(3):e394-403. View abstract
  78. Nationwide emergency department imaging practices for pediatric urolithiasis: room for improvement. J Urol. 2014 Jul; 192(1):200-6. View abstract
  79. Use of the i2b2 research query tool to conduct a matched case-control clinical research study: advantages, disadvantages and methodological considerations. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014 Jan 30; 14:16. View abstract
  80. Population & health services research. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec; 9(6):699. View abstract
  81. Practice patterns and resource utilization for infants with bladder exstrophy: a national perspective. J Urol. 2014 May; 191(5):1381-8. View abstract
  82. National trends of perioperative outcomes and costs for open, laparoscopic and robotic pediatric pyeloplasty. J Urol. 2014 Apr; 191(4):1090-5. View abstract
  83. New contralateral vesicoureteral reflux after unilateral ureteral reimplantation: predictive factors and clinical outcomes. J Urol. 2014 Feb; 191(2):451-7. View abstract
  84. Trends in revision circumcision at pediatric hospitals. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Aug; 52(8):699-706. View abstract
  85. Risk factors for urolithiasis in gastrostomy tube fed children: a case-control study. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul; 132(1):e167-74. View abstract
  86. The Publication Ranking Score for pediatric urology: quantifying thought leadership within the subspecialty. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec; 9(6 Pt B):1108-1113. View abstract
  87. Values and pitfalls of the use of administrative databases for outcomes assessment. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):17-8. View abstract
  88. Prospective systematic intervention to reduce patient exposure to radiation during pediatric ureteroscopy. J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4 Suppl):1474-8. View abstract
  89. Quality assessment of economic analyses in pediatric urology. Urology. 2013 Feb; 81(2):263-7. View abstract
  90. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2013 Apr; 189(4):1529; discussion 1529. View abstract
  91. Spontaneous resolution of isolated congenital megacystis: the incredible shrinking bladder. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Feb; 9(1):e46-50. View abstract
  92. Patient and family impact of pediatric genitourinary diagnostic imaging tests. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1601-7. View abstract
  93. Association of urolithiasis with systemic conditions among pediatric patients at children's hospitals. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1618-22. View abstract
  94. Clinical outcomes and long-term resolution in patients with persistent vesicoureteral reflux after open ureteral reimplantation. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1474-9. View abstract
  95. The impact of electrocautery method on post-operative bleeding complications after non-newborn circumcision and revision circumcision. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Oct; 9(5):634-7. View abstract
  96. Prospective measurement of patient exposure to radiation during pediatric ureteroscopy. J Urol. 2012 Apr; 187(4):1408-14. View abstract
  97. Shock wave lithotripsy vs ureteroscopy: variation in surgical management of kidney stones at freestanding children's hospitals. J Urol. 2012 Apr; 187(4):1402-7. View abstract
  98. Long-term incidence of urinary tract infection after ureteral reimplantation for primary vesicoureteral reflux. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Feb; 9(1):92-8. View abstract
  99. Durability of antireflux effect of ureteral reimplantation for primary vesicoureteral reflux: findings on long-term cystography. Urology. 2012 Mar; 79(3):675-9. View abstract
  100. Racial variation in timing of pyeloplasty: prenatal versus postnatal diagnosis. J Urol. 2011 Dec; 186(6):2386-91. View abstract
  101. Development and implementation of a photographic atlas for parental instruction and guidance after outpatient penile surgery. J Pediatr Urol. 2012 Oct; 8(5):521-6. View abstract
  102. Screening for malignancy after augmentation cystoplasty in children with spina bifida: a decision analysis. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4):1437-43. View abstract
  103. Does a controversial topic affect the quality of urologic information on the Internet? Urology. 2011 Nov; 78(5):1051-6. View abstract
  104. Economic and radiation costs of initial imaging approaches after a child's first febrile urinary tract infection. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jan; 51(1):23-30. View abstract
  105. Use of the ureteral access sheath during ureteroscopy in children. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4 Suppl):1728-33. View abstract
  106. Contemporary use of nephron-sparing surgery for children with malignant renal tumors at freestanding children's hospitals. Urology. 2011 Aug; 78(2):422-6. View abstract
  107. Complete primary repair of bladder exstrophy: a single institution referral experience. J Urol. 2011 Sep; 186(3):1041-6. View abstract
  108. Recent trends in the use of antibiotic prophylaxis in pediatric surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Feb; 46(2):366-71. View abstract
  109. Editorial comment. Urology. 2011 Jan; 77(1):199; author reply 199. View abstract
  110. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2011 Feb; 185(2):680-1; author reply 681. View abstract
  111. Costs and consequences of universal sibling screening for vesicoureteral reflux: decision analysis. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov; 126(5):865-71. View abstract
  112. Evaluation of pediatric nephrolithiasis. Indian J Urol. 2010 Oct; 26(4):531-5. View abstract
  113. Re: Hsieh MH et al.: Outcomes and cost analysis of pyeloplasty for antenatally diagnosed ureteropelvic junction obstruction using Markov models (Urology 2008;72:794-799). Urology. 2010 Sep; 76(3):769-70; author reply 770. View abstract
  114. Variations in timing of surgery among boys who underwent orchidopexy for cryptorchidism. Pediatrics. 2010 Sep; 126(3):e576-82. View abstract
  115. Trends in imaging and surgical management of pediatric urolithiasis at American pediatric hospitals. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4 Suppl):1816-22. View abstract
  116. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4 Suppl):1624. View abstract
  117. Epidemiological trends in pediatric urolithiasis at United States freestanding pediatric hospitals. J Urol. 2010 Sep; 184(3):1100-4. View abstract
  118. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in the pediatric population. Urol Res. 2010 Aug; 38(4):327-31. View abstract
  119. The concordance of testicular anatomic location in bilateral cryptorchidism. J Pediatr Urol. 2011 Feb; 7(1):52-6. View abstract
  120. Contemporary epidemiology and characterization of newborn males with prune belly syndrome. Urology. 2010 Jul; 76(1):44-8. View abstract
  121. Compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: results from a national pharmacy claims database. J Urol. 2010 May; 183(5):1994-9. View abstract
  122. Variation among internet based calculators in predicting spontaneous resolution of vesicoureteral reflux. J Urol. 2010 Apr; 183(4):1568-72. View abstract
  123. Variation in surgical management of vesicoureteral reflux: influence of hospital and patient factors. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):e446-51. View abstract
  124. Ketorolac is underutilized after ureteral reimplantation despite reduced hospital cost and reduced length of stay. Urology. 2010 Jul; 76(1):9-13. View abstract
  125. Parental satisfaction after open versus robot assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: results from modified Glasgow Children's Benefit Inventory Survey. J Urol. 2010 Feb; 183(2):704-8. View abstract
  126. Ultrasound versus computerized tomography for evaluating urolithiasis. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):1829-34. View abstract
  127. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):1743. View abstract
  128. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):1848. View abstract
  129. Nomograms for predicting annual resolution rate of primary vesicoureteral reflux: results from 2,462 children. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4):1535-41. View abstract
  130. Pediatric urology and the internet--does an uncommon topic decrease content quality? J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4):1569-74. View abstract
  131. Is availability of endoscopy changing initial management of vesicoureteral reflux? J Urol. 2009 Sep; 182(3):1152-7. View abstract
  132. Re: Evidence-based medicine in urology: Hope and Peril C. Niederberger J Urol 2009; 181: 1528-1529. J Urol. 2009 Sep; 182(3):1236-7; author reply 1237. View abstract
  133. Pediatric urolithiasis. Curr Opin Urol. 2009 Jul; 19(4):419-23. View abstract
  134. RE: Predictive Factors for Contralateral Reflux in Patients With Conservatively Treated Unilateral Vesicoureteral Reflux. J Urolo. 2009; In press. View abstract
  135. RE: INCIDENCE OF POST-PYELONEPHRITIC RENAL SCARRING: A META-ANALYSIS OF DMSA LITERATURE [Editorial Commment]. J Urol. 2009; In Press. View abstract
  136. Re: Predictive factors for contralateral reflux in patients with conservatively treated unilateral vesicoureteral reflux: U. Barroso, Jr., V. A. Barroso,J. De Bessa, Jr., A. A. Calado and M. Zerati: Filho, J Urol 2008; 180: 297-299. J Urol. 2009 Feb; 181(2):921-2; author reply 922. View abstract
  137. Rationale and design issues of the Randomized Intervention for Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux (RIVUR) study. Pediatrics. 2008 Dec; 122 Suppl 5:S240-50. View abstract
  138. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric patients using a late generation portable lithotriptor: experience at Children's Hospital Boston. J Urol. 2008 Oct; 180(4 Suppl):1865-8. View abstract
  139. Vesicoueteral Reflux. S. Altschuler et al., editors. emedicine: Textbook of Pediatrics. 2008. View abstract
  140. RE: Incidence of Urinary tract infections in children following successful ureteral reimplantation versus endoscopic Deflux implantation. Journal of Urology. 2008; 179:2367. View abstract
  141. Concurrent management of bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children using robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Int Braz J Urol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 34(2):198-204; discussion 204-5. View abstract
  142. The outcome of surgery versus medical management in the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. Adv Urol. 2008; 437560. View abstract
  143. Testicular Torsion. M. Cendron et al., editors. emedicine from webMD, available at http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic 1017689.htm. 2008; in press. View abstract
  144. RE: Outcomes and cost analysis of pyeloplasty for antenatally diagnosed ureteropelvic junction obstruction using markov models. Urology. 2008; in press. View abstract
  145. What is the current view on circumcision?. Pediatric Views Newsletter. 2008; In Press. View abstract
  146. Optimizing Bladder Exstrophy Outcomes: Should Regionalization of Surgery to Centers of Excellence be the Norm?. Indian Journal of Urology, Richard Grady, MD, Guest Editor. 2008; In Press. View abstract
  147. Economic impact of failed or delayed primary repair of bladder exstrophy: differences in cost of hospitalization. J Urol. 2008 Feb; 179(2):680-3. View abstract
  148. Reoperative Osteotomy in Exstrophy Surgery. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, John P. Gearhart, MD, Guest Editor. 2007; 29(2):6. View abstract
  149. Dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer (Deflux) implants mimicking distal ureteral calculi on CT. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Jan; 38(1):104-6. View abstract
  150. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Pediatric Patients Using a Late-Generation Lithotriptor: Experience at Children’s Hospital Boston. World Congress of Endourology, Cancun, Mexico. 2007. View abstract
  151. Patient-reported sexual and reproductive function among adults born with classic bladder exstrophy. Annual Meeting of the Section on Urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA. 2007. View abstract
  152. Incontinence Symptom Index - Pediatric: Development and Initial Validation of a Urinary Incontinence Instrument for the Older Pediatric Population. Journal of Urology. 2007; 178(4):1763-7. View abstract
  153. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy in Pediatric Patients Using a Late-Generation Lithotriptor: Experience at Children’s Hospital Boston. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Urology Section, San Francisco, CA. 2007. View abstract
  154. Incontinence Symptom Index-Pediatric: development and initial validation of a urinary incontinence instrument for the older pediatric population. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 2):1763-7; discussion 1767. View abstract
  155. Evidence of variation by race in the timing of surgery for correction of pediatric ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 1):1463-8; discussion 1468. View abstract
  156. Results of bladder neck reconstruction after newborn complete primary repair of exstrophy. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 2):1619-22; discussion 1622. View abstract
  157. Patient-reported urinary function and incontinence among adults born with classic bladder exstrophy. AUA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. 2007. View abstract
  158. Economic impact of failed or delayed primary repair of bladder exstrophy: differences in cost of hospitalization. Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Anaheim, CA. 2007. View abstract
  159. Vesicoureteral Reflux: the RIVUR Study and the Way Forward. J Urol. 2007; 179(2):405--407. View abstract
  160. Economic impact of failed or delayed primary repair of bladder exstrophy: differences in the cost of hospitalization. Journal of Urology. 2007; 179(2):680-683. View abstract
  161. Modern staged repair of bladder exstrophy: a contemporary series. J Pediatr Urol. 2007 Aug; 3(4):311-5. View abstract
  162. Incontinence Symptom Index - Pediatric (ISI-P): Development and Initial Validation of a Urinary Incontinence Instrument for the Pediatric Population. Annual Meeting of the Section on Urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 2006. View abstract
  163. Bladder neck reconstruction after newborn complete primary repair of exstrophy. Annual Meeting of the Section on Urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 2006. View abstract
  164. Re: prenatal ultrasound has led to earlier detection and repair of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Urol. 2006 Aug; 176(2):840; author reply 840. View abstract
  165. RE: The incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in U.S. children: the SEER program experience 1973-2000. Urology. 2006; 68(2):405. View abstract
  166. RE: Randomized controlled trials in pediatric urology: room for improvement. Journal of Urology. 2006; 176(1):309-310. View abstract
  167. Vesicoureteral Reflux. S. Altschuler et al., editors. emedicine: Textbook of Pediatrics. 2006. View abstract
  168. Ureteroscopy for symptomatic hydrocalices: a case series. J Endourol. 2006 Jun; 20(6):413-7. View abstract
  169. Repeat pelvic osteotomy in patients with failed closure of bladder exstrophy: applications and outcomes. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jun; 41(6):1109-12. View abstract
  170. Ureteroscopy for symptomatic hydrocalices: a case series. AUA Annual Meeting. 2006. View abstract
  171. Thirty year follow-up of a cohort of patients with classic bladder exstrophy: the Johns Hopkins Experience. AUA Annual Meeting. 2006. View abstract
  172. Evidence of racial variation in the timing of surgery for correction of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. AUA Annual Meeting. 2006. View abstract
  173. Retrograde ureteroscopy in patients with orthotopic ileal neobladder urinary diversion: an update. AUA Annual Meeting. 2006. View abstract
  174. Obstructing Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Ureterocele, Megaureter, and Posterior Urethral Valves. JK Parsons and EJ Wright, editors. Brady Urology Manual. 2006. View abstract
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