Urology Research and Innovation

Seth Alpert, MD

A Successful, Office-based Approach to Cicatrix After Circumcision

The combination of two commonly used treatments may ultimately have better outcomes than either treatment alone.

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Predicting Urinary Continence For a Child With Anorectal Malformation

Researchers suggest objective, measurable factors can be used to provide families with reasonable expectations.

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Forging the Way Forward on DSD

Experts are learning how a focus on behavioral health and psychosocial support can lead to better outcomes among youth with disorders/differences of sex development.

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Research Collaborative Improves Outcome Prediction in Children With Posterior Urethral Valves

Combining data from five centers allowed researchers to address novel research questions for this rare disease.

Pushing the Boundaries of Regional Anesthesia for Complex Urological Surgery

Physician-researchers extend the possibilities for regional anesthesia using combined spinal/caudal catheter anesthesia, allowing even complex, time-consuming pediatric urological surgeries to be completed without general anesthesia.

Seth Alpert, MD

Frequently Asked Pediatric Urology Questions From Primary Care Providers

What is the most appropriate antibiotic for a urinary tract infection? When does a patient with penile adhesions need to be referred? Seth Alpert, MD, pediatric urologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, addresses these and other common concerns.

Worth It

Worth It

Why Wrestling Through the Logistical Challenges of a Multidisciplinary Colorectal Center Matters.

Daryl J. McLeod, MD, and John David Spencer, MD

Urology/Nephrology Combined Clinic Offers Benefits for Patients, Physicians and Researchers

A highly specialized clinic provides efficient care for patients with rare or complicated urinary tract conditions and offers patients, clinicians and researchers a win-win-win scenario.