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Gordon ZN, McLeod DJ, Becknell B, Bates DG, Alpert SA. Uroepithelial Thickening on Sonography Improves Detection of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with First Febrile Urinary Tract Infection. Journal of Urology. 2015 Oct;194(4):1074-9.

Schober MS, Zumberge NA, Jayanthi VR. Ultrasound-Guided Transgluteal Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for a Patient with Complex Urogenital Reconstruction and Ectopic Kidney. Journal of Endourology. 2015 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Herz D, Smith J, McLeod DJ, Schober M, Preece J, Merguerian P. Robot-assisted laparoscopic management of duplex renal anomaly: Comparison of surgical outcomes to traditional pure laparoscopic and open surgery. Journal of Pediatric Urology. Epub 2015 August 17.

McLeod DJ, Asti L, Mahida JB, Deans KJ, Minneci PC. Preoperative risk assessment in children undergoing major urologic surgery. Journal of Pediatric Urology. Epub 2015 July 28.

Ching CB, Hays SR, Luckett TR, Mason MD, Clayton DB, Tanaka ST, Thomas JC, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Pope JC 4th. Interdisciplinary pain management is beneficial for refractory orchialgia in children. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2015 June;11(3)123.

Mundy A, Kushare I, Jayanthi VR, Samora WP, Klingele KE. Incidence of Hip Dysplasia Associated With Bladder Exstrophy. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2015 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Mason MD, Ching CB, Clayton DB, Thomas JC, Pope JC 4th, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Tanaka ST. Diagnosis of constipation does not correlate with trans-abdominal ultrasound of rectal distention. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2015 Jun;11(3):146.e1-4.

Schober MS, Sulkowski JP, Lu PL, Minneci PC, Deans KJ, Teich S, Alpert SA. Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Pediatric Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction: Development of a Standardized Pathway with Objective Urodynamic Outcomes. Journal of Urology. 2015 Jun 30.

Ching CB, Clayton DB, Thomas JC, Pope JC 4th, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Tanaka ST. To tell or not: parental thoughts on disclosure of urologic surgery to their child. Int Braz Journal of Urology. 2015 May-Jun;41(3):562-8.

Mahida JB, Cooper JN, Herz D, Diefenbach KA, Deans KJ, Minneci PC, McLeod DJ. Utilization and costs associated with robotic surgery in children. Journal of Surgical Research. 2015 May 6. pii: S0022-4804(15)00524-7.

Whitaker E, Argote-Romero G, Jayanthi VR, Tome E, Tobias JD. Perioperative Care of an Adolescent With 11-Beta-Hydroxylase Deficiency. Journal of Medical Cases. 2015 May; 6(5):221-25.

Stephany HA, Ching CB, Kaufman MR, Squiers A, Trusler L, Clayton DB, Thomas JC, Pope JC 4th, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Tanaka ST. Transition of urologic patients from pediatric to adult care: a preliminary assessment of readiness in spina bifida patients. Urology. 2015 Apr;85(4):959-63.

Sulkowski JP, Nacion KM, Deans KJ, Minneci PC, Levitt MA, Mousa HM, Alpert SA, Teich S. Sacral nerve stimulation: a promising therapy for fecal and urinary incontinence and constipation in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015 Mar 26.

Nahata L, DaJusta D, Gupta Basuray R. The Male Genital Examination: Overcoming Barriers to Prevent Missed Diagnoses. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Mar 26.

Ching CB. Editorial comment: Teasing in school locker rooms regarding penile appearance. Journal of Urology. 2015 Mar;193(3):987-8.

Schober MS, Jayanthi VR. Vesicoscopic ureteral reimplant: is there a role in the age of robotics? Urologic Clinics of North America. 2015 Feb;42(1):53-9.

Dion JM, McKee C, Tobias JD, Herz D, Sohner P, Teich S, Michalsky M. Carbon dioxide monitoring during laparoscopicassisted bariatric surgery in severely obese patients: transcutaneous versus end-tidal techniques. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. 2015 Feb;29(1):183-6.

Ching CB, Lee H, Mason MD, Clayton DB, Thomas JC, Pope JC 4th, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Tanaka ST. Bullying and lower urinary tract symptoms: why the pediatric urologist should care about school bullying. Journal of Urology. 2015 Feb;193(2):650-4.

Herz D, Choi K, Robertson R. Chapter 27 - Renal Parenchymal Imaging in Children. The Kelalis-King-Belman Text Book of Clinical Pediatric Urology, 6th Edition. 2015. Edited by Steven Docimo, Douglas Canning, and Antoine Khoury. Taylor and Francis Publishing.


Ching CB, Hays SR, Kaffenberger SD, Stephany HA, Luckett TR, Clayton DB, Tanaka ST, Thomas JC, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Pope JC 4th. Pediatric chronic orchialgia: patient population and patterns of care. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2014 Oct;10(5):799-803.

McLeod DJ, Alpert SA. Double-V scrotoplasty for repair of congenital penoscrotal webbing: a hidden scar technique. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2014 Oct;10(5):810-4.

Dion JM, McKee C, Tobias JD, Sohner P, Herz D, Teich S, Rice J, Barry ND, Michalsky M. Ventilation during laparoscopic-assisted bariatric surgery: volume-controlled, pressure-controlled or volumeguaranteed pressure-regulated modes. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. 2014 Aug 15;7(8):2242-7.

McLeod DJ, Alpert SA, Ural Z, Jayanthi VR. Ureteroureterostomy irrespective of ureteral size or upper pole function: a single center experience. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2014 Aug;10(4):616-9.

Herz D, Merguerian P, McQuiston L. Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis reduces the risk of febrile UTI in children with asymptomatic antenatal hydronephrosis with either ureteral dilation, high-grade vesicoureteral reflux, or ureterovesical junction obstruction. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2014 Aug;10(4):650-4.

Schober MS, Hendrickson BW, Alpert SA. Spontaneous clitoral hood epidermal inclusion cyst mimicking clitoromegaly in a pediatric patient. Urology. 2014 Jul;84(1):206-8.

Coutinho K, McLeod D, Stensland K, Stock JA. Variations in the management of asymptomatic adolescent grade 2 or 3 left varicoceles: a survey of practitioners. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2014 Jun;10(3):430-4.

Clayton DB, Stephany HA, Ching CB, Rahman SA, Tanaka ST, Thomas JC, Pope JC 4th, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Clark PE, Hayward SW, Matusik RJ, Milne GL. F2-isoprostanes as a biomarker of oxidative stress in the mouse bladder. Journal of Urology. 2014 May;191(5 Suppl):1597-601.

Ching CB, Stephany HA, Juliano TM, Clayton DB, Tanaka ST, Thomas JC, Adams MC, Brock JW 3rd, Pope JC 4th. Outcomes of incontinent ileovesicostomy in the pediatric patient. Journal of Urology. 2014 Feb;191(2):445-50.

Ching, CB, Crane G, Pope JC. “Urolithiasis.” Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging, ED. Palmer L and Palmer J. Springer, 2014.


Singh,Chandra; Mcleod,Daryl; Baxter,Cheryl; Alpert,Seth; Jayanthi,Venkata. 2013. LOWER URINARY TRACT RECONSTRUCTION WITH CONCOMITANT CECOSTOMY BUTTON FOR ANTEGRADE ENEMA. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 189, no. 4. (April): E196-E196.


Berry,Chandra,Singh Jeyachandra; Brink,Brian,AVander; Koff,Stephen,A; Alpert,Seth,A; Jayanthi,Venkata,R. 2012. Is VCUG Still Indicated Following the First Episode of Urinary Tract Infection in Boys?. UROLOGY. Vol. 80, no. 6. (December): 1351-1355.

Berry,Chandra,SinghJeyachandra; Vander Brink,Brian,A; Koff,Stephen,A; Alpert,Seth,A; Jayanthi,Venkata,R. 2012. Is VCUG Still Indicated Following the First Episode of Urinary Tract Infection in Boys?. Urology. Vol. 80, no. 6. (December): 1351-1356.

Venkata Jayanthi. 2012. Prune Belly Syndrome. In Pediatric Urology.: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.


Canon,Stephen,James; Purifoy,Jody,Ann; Heulitt,Gerald,M; Hogan,William; Swearingen,Christopher; Williams,Mark; Alpert,Seth; Young,Diane. 2011. Results: Survey of Pediatric Urology Electronic Medical Records-Use and Perspectives. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 186, no. 4. (October): 1740-1744.

Storm,Douglas,W; Baxter,Cheryl; Koff,Stephen,A; Alpert,Seth. 2011. The Relationship Between Obesity and Complications After Neonatal Circumcision. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 186, no. 4. (October): 1638-1641.

Storm,Douglas,W; Hirselj,Daniel,A; Rink,Britton; O'Shaughnessy,Richard; Alpert,Seth,A. 2011. The Prenatal Diagnosis of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Using Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. UROLOGY. Vol. 77, no. 1. (January): 208-210.


Seth Alpert. 2009. Megaureter. In Paediatric Urology.: Soembo Printing Co., Ltd..

Alpert,Seth,A. 2009. Transforming Growth Factor-beta 1 in Congenital Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Diagnosis and Follow-up EDITORIAL COMMENT. INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL. Vol. 35, no. 3. (May): 324-325.

Venkata Jayanthi. 2009. Megaureter. In Paediatric Urology.: Soembo Printing Co, Ltd.


Jayanthi VR, Patel AS. 2008. Vesicoscopic ureteral reimplantation: a minimally invasive technique for the definitive repair of vesicoureteral reflux. Adv Urol.

Papali,Alfred,C; Alpert,Seth,A; Edmondson,John,D; Maizels,Max; Yerkes,Elizabeth; Hagerty,Jennifer; Chaviano,Antonio; Kaplan,William,E. 2008. A review of pediatric glans malformations: A handy clinical reference. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 180, no. 4. (October): 1737-1742.

Akyol I, Jayanthi VR, Luquette MH. 2008. Verrucous hemangioma of the glans penis. Urology. Vol. 72, no. 1. (July): 230.e15-16.

Canon SJ, Jayanthi VR. 2008. Cutaneous calicostomy for salvage urinary diversion. J Pediatr Urol. Vol. 4, no. 3. (June): 239-242.

Seth Alpert. 2008. Failed Orchidopexy and Complications of Circumcision. In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery.: Humana Press.

Alpert,Seth,A. 2008. Metastatic adenocarcinoma after augmentation gastrocystoplasty - Comments. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 179, no. 3. (March): 1097-1097.

Alpert SA, Koff SA, Jayanthi VR. 2008. Failed Orchidopexy and Complications of Circumcision. In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.


Seth Alpert. 2007. Hypospadias. In Principles and Practice in Pediatric Plastic Surgery.: Quality Medical Publishing.

Canon,Stephen; Alpert,Seth; Koff,Stephen,A. 2007. Nocturnal bladder emptying for reversing urinary tract deterioration due to neurogenic bladder. Current urology reports. Vol. 8, no. 1. (January): 60-65.


Edmondson,J,D; Maizels,M; Alpert,S,A; Kirsch,A,J; Hanna,M,K; Weiser,A,C; Caione,P; Kaplan,W,E; Cheng,E,Y; Houston,J,TB. 2006. Multi-institutional experience with PIC cystography-incidence of occult vesicoureteral reflux in children with febrile urinary tract infections. UROLOGY. Vol. 67, no. 3. (March): 608-611.


Alpert,SA, Cheng, EY, Kaplan, WE, et al. 2005. Clean intermittent catheterization in genitally sensate children: Patient experience and health related quality of life - Discussion. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 174, no. 4. (October): 1619-1619.

Alpert,SA, Cheng, EY, Kaplan WE, et al. 2005. Bladder neck fistula after the complete primary repair of exstrophy: A multi-institutional experience - Discussion. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 174, no. 4. (October): 1690-1690.


Maizels,M; Alpert,S,A; Houston,J,TB; Sabbagha,R,E; Parilla,B,V; MacGregor,S,N. 2004. Fetal bladder sagittal length: A simple monitor to assess normal and enlarged fetal bladder size, and forecast clinical outcome. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY. Vol. 172, no. 5. (November): 1995-1999.

Venkata Jayanthi. 2004. Renal Vein Thrombosis. In Critial Decisions in UROLOGY.: BC Decker.


Venkata Jayanthi. 2002. Anomalies of the Kidney. In Adult and Pediatric Urology, 4th Edition.: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Venkata Jayanthi. 2002. Voiding Dysfunction in Children: Neurogenic and Non-Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction. In Campbell's Urology.: WB Saunders Co..


Venkata Jayanthi. 1999. Urethral plate mobilization, the modified Barcat hypospadias repair. In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia.: W.B. Saudners Co..


Venkata Jayanthi. 1998. Upper tract dilation. In Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long Term.: WB Saunders Co..


Venkata Jayanthi. 1994. The enigma of thetethered cord: diagnosis and management. In Problems in Urology.: J.B. Lippincott Co..

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