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Ambiguous Genitalia and Disorders of Sexual Differentiation


Infant With Mosaic 45,X/46,XY/47,XYY/48/XYYY: Genetic and Clinical Findings Fox, J.E., Blumenthal, D., Brock, W.A. et al. Am. J. of Med Genetics 59:435-440, 1995 Complete Virilization in 46XX Females with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: A Series of 4 Cases Lee,C., Hanna,M., Brock,W., Packer,M., Kaplan,G. Journal of Urology, 1996 Ambiguous Genitalia, Micropenis and Hypospadias Friedman, S., et al Pediatric Endocrinology, Editor, Lifshitz , 1995 .Marcel Dekker, Inc.




Anorectal Malformations


Ectopic labium and VATER Association in a newborn
So, E., Brock, WA., and Kaplan, GW
Journal of Urology. 124:156-157, 1980
Anorectal Malformations: Urologic Implications. Guest Editor.
Brock, W.A
Dialogues in Pediatric Urology. Vol.10 #1, 1987 Spectrum of Genitourinary Malformations in Patients with Imperforate Anus.
Rich, M.A., Brock, W.A., Pena, A
PedIatric Surgery International 3:110-113, 1988 Persistent Cloaca and Phallic Urethra.
Karlin G., Brock, W.A., Rich, M. and Pena A
Journal of Urology.142:1056-1059, 1989 Urologic Implications of Anorectal Malformations
Brock, W.A.and Pena, A.:
A.U.A. Update Series. Vol 10, No.6, 1991 Urologic Implications of Anorectal Malformations.
Brock, W.A. and Pena, A. Clinical Pediatric Urology 3rd Edition ed. Kelalis, P.P., King, L.R. and Belman, A.B.,
W.B. Saunders, Phila. 1992 Prolapsing Congenital Polyp of Posterior Urethra and Urethral Duplication Associated with Imperforate Anus.
Chiaramonte, R.M., Rich, M.A. and Brock, W.A.:
Urology 40:522-524, 1992




Bladder – Dysfunctional Voiding –Neurogenic Bladder - Reflux - Augmentation


Voiding dysfunction in children.
Brock, W.A., and Kaplan, G.W.:
Current Problems in Pediatrics X (8), Jan, 1980.
Intermittent catheterization in the management of neurogenic vesical dysfunction in children.
Brock, W.A., So, E.P., Harbach, L.B., and Kaplan, G.W.:
J. Urol. 125:391-393, 1981. Radical removal of lipomas of the conus and cauda equina with laser micro neurosurgery
James, H.E., Williams, J., Brock, W.A., Kaplan, G.W., and Sang,H.: .
Neurosurgery 15:340-343, 1984. Implications of hydronephrosis in the newborn with myelodysplasia.
Chiaramonte, R.M., Kaplan, G.W., and Brock, W.A.:
J. Urol.,136:427, 1986. Ureteral reimplantation without catheters
So, E.P., Brock, W.A., and Kaplan, G.W.: .
J. Urol. 125:551-553, 1981 Cystitis follicularis in children with primary vesicoureteral reflux
Brock, W.A., Smolko, M.J., Evans, K.J., and Kaplan, G.W.:
J. Urol. 129 (5): 1020-1021, 1983 The value of endoscopy in deciding management of primary reflux.
Brock, W.A. and Kaplan, G.W.: n the
The Management of Vesico-ureteric reflux, ed. J.H. Johnston. Williams and Wilkins 1984 Elusive Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with Normal Contrast Cystograms.
Journal of Urology 136:325-328, 1986
Brock, W.A. and Kaplan, G.W.:. and Spitzer.: Pediatric Kidney Disease. ed. by Edelmann, et al Little, Brown & Company. Boston 1992 Contrast Induced Central Nervous System Toxicity After Radiographic Evaluation of
the Lower Urinary Tract in Myelodysplastic Patients with Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunts

Dalkin, B. Franco, I., Kaplan, W., Reda, E.
J. Urol., 148:120-121, 1992. Selective Sacral Rhizotomy in Patients with High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder: Early Results. Selective Sacral Rhizotomy for the Management of Neurogenic Bladders: Long Term Follow up Neurological Alternatives In Managing High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder, Dialogues in Pediatric Overactive Bladder in Children: Pathophysiology Overactive Bladder in Children: Management
I Franco, et al
J Urol Sept 178:769-774 2007 The Use of Botulinum Toxin A Injection for the Management of External Sphincter Dyssynergia in Neurologically Normal Children.
Franco I, Landau-Dyer L, Isom-Batz G, Collett T, Reda EF
J Urol., 178(4 Pt 2):1775-1780; 2007 Pediatric Overactive Bladder: Pathophysiology and management The Importance of Catheter Size in The Achievement of Urinary Continence in Patients Undergoing A Young-Dees-Leadbetter Procedure:
Franco I., Kolligan M., Reda E., Levitt, S.B.
J. Urol. 152:710-712, 1994 Injectable Prosthetic Materials for the Management of Reflux and Urinary Incontinence in Children:
Franco, I., Reda, E., Kaplan, W.
Semin. Urol., 10:184-193, 1992. Injectable Prosthetic Materials for the Management of Reflux and Urinary Incontinence in Children:
Franco, I., Reda, E., Kaplan, W.
Clinical Digest Series, Urology/Nephrology Digest, 1992 Biofeedback Therapy Expedites the Resolution of Reflux in Older Children.
L Palmer, I Franco, P Rotario, EF RedaF, SC Friedman SC, ME Kolligian ME, WA Brock, SB Levitt
J Urol. 2002 168, 1699-1703, Neurological Alternatives In Managing High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder, Surgical Alternatives in Neurogenic Bladder Management, Ectopic Ureter and Incontinence.
C. Lee, I Franco, S. Levitt Urologic Surgery in Infants and Chidren. ed. L. King, W.B. Saunders Co 1997 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Pediatric Hemorrhagic Cystitis.
Furness III PD, Palmer LS, Palmer JS, Capelli-Schellpfeffer, Cheng EY.
Journal of Urology 161 (5): 1596-1597, 1999. Primary Nonobstructive Nonrefluxing Megaureter.
Matteson JR, Huang A, Palmer LS.
Children’s Hospital Quarterly, 10(4): 193-196, 1998. Subclinical Changes in Bladder Function in Children Presenting with Non-Urologic Symptoms of Tethered Cord Syndrome.
Palmer LS, Richards I, Kaplan, WE.
Journal of Urology, 159:231-234, 1998 The Myofascial Wrap to Treat Intractable Urinary Incontinence in Children.
Kolligian ME, Palmer LS, Cheng EY, Firlit CF.
Urology 52(6): 1122-1127, 1998. A Review of Pharmacological Treatment of Enuresis.
Hakimian O, Savarirayan S, Wise GJ, Friedman SC, Palmer LS.
Children’s Hospital Quarterly. 9(4): 151-154, 1997 Complications of Intravesical Oxybutynin Chloride Therapy in the Pediatric Myelomeningocele Population.
Palmer LS, Zebold K, Firlit CF, Kaplan WE.
Journal of Urology, 157: 638-640, 1997. Age-Related Bladder Capacity and Bladder Capacity Growth in Children with Myelomeningocele.
Palmer LS, Richards I, Kaplan WE.
Journal of Urology, 158: 1261-1264, 1997. Transrectal Electrostimulation Therapy for Neuropathic Bowel Dysfunction in Children with Myelomeningocele.
Palmer LS, Richards I, Kaplan WE
Journal of Urology, 157:1449-1452, 1997. Management Considerations for Treating Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with Solitary Kidneys.
Palmer LS, Andros G, Maizels M, Kaplan WE, Firlit CF.
Urology, 49: 604-608, 1997. Surgical Versus Endoscopic Correction of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction.
Engel JD, Palmer LS, Cheng EY, Kaplan WE.
Journal of Urology, 157, 2291-2295, 1997. Double Knotted Urethral Catheter in a Child.
Gonzalez C and Palmer LS.
Urology, 49:772, 1997. Geometric Principles in Predicting Postoperative Capacity of the Augmented Bladder
Palmer LS, Franco I, Reda EF, Levitt SB.
Children’s Hospital Quarterly, 8(3): 119-123, 1996. Ibuprofen Combined with Antibiotics Suppresses Renal Scarring from Ascending Pyelonephritis in Rats.
Huang A, Palmer LS, Hom D, Anderson AE, Kushner L, Franco I
Journal of Urology 162 (4): 1396-1398, 1999. Urinary Levels of TGF-b1 in Obstructive Uropathy and Vesicoureteral Reflux.
Palmer LS, Maizels M, Kaplan WE, Firlit CF, Cheng EY
Urology, 50: 769-773, 1997. Single System Ureteral Ectopia in Boys.
Matthews R, Jeffs RD, Maizels M, Palmer LS, Docimo S.
Journal of Urology, 161 (4): 1297-1300, 1999 A Review of Pharmacological Treatment of Enuresis.
Hakimian O, Savarirayan S, Wise GJ, Friedman SC, Palmer LS
Children’s Hospital Quarterly, (4): 151-154, 1997 The Riley Hospital experience with 112 Monti catheterizable channels.
Gitlin, JS, Cain, MP, Lawrence, P, Casale, AJ, Keafer, M, Rink, RC:
American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, 2002. Conception, delivery and pregnancy in patients with augmented bladders.
Gitlin, JS, Rink, RC, Herndon, CD, Cain, MP, Casale, AJ, Kaefer, M, King, S:
European Society of Pediatric Urology Annual Meeting
Budapest, Hungary, March, 2002 Extravesical Reimplantation of a Catheterizable Channel
Gitlin, JS, Rink, RC, Herndon, CD, Cain, MP, Casale, AJ, Kaefer, M:
European Society of Pediatric Urology Annual Meeting
Budapest, Hungary, March, 2002 Contrast Induced Central Nervous System Toxicity After Radiologic Evaluation of the Lower Urinary Tract in Myelodysplastic Patients with Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunts.
Journal of Urology 148:120-121, 1991




Dyfunctional Voiding


Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Children With Constipation Using Tegaserod Therapy
Israel Franco, Stephen Cagliostro, Therese Collett-Gardere, Mary Kearins, Paul Zelkovic, Lori Dyer, Edward F. Reda
Pediatric Urology Associates and Section of Pediatric Urology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Submitted February 10, 2010 - Accepted for Publication April 21, 2010
The Central Nervous System and its Role in Bowel and Bladder Control Dysfunctional Elimination Syndrome as an Etiology of Idiopathic Urethritis in Childhood
Daniel Herz, Adam Weiser, Therese Collett, Edward Reda, Selwyn Levitt, Israel Franco
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, New York Medical College, New York, NY
Submitted for publication September 12, 2004.
Presented at annual meeting of American Urological Association, Chicago, IL, April 26–May 1, 2003. International Children's Continence Society's Recommendations for Therapeutic Intervention in Congenital Neuropathic Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction in Children International Children's Continence Society's Recommendations for Initial Diagnostic Evaluation and Follow-Up in Congenital Neuropathic Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction in Children Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Voiding Problems in Children New ideas in the cause of bladder dysfunction in children Overactive Bladder in Children. Part 1: Pathophysiology Overactive Bladder in Children. Part 2: Management




Hematuria (Blood in Urine)


Idiopathic urethrorrhagia in boys.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.
Journal of Urology. 128:1001:1003, 1982.
Hematuria
Brock, W.A.: Editor
Dialogues in Pediatric Urology Vol. 8 #4, 1985. Hydronephrosis and Obstruction of the Urinary Tract Congenital giant hydroureteronephrosis.
Brock, W.A., Nachtscheim, D.A., Kaplan, G.W., and Talner, L.B.:
Urol. Radiol. 1:67-75, 1979 Ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children.
White, J.M., Kaplan, G.W., and Brock, W.A.
American Family Physician 29(3): 211-216, 1984 Management of boys with posterior urethral valves.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
In Urology,Vol.3 Pediatric Urology, eds. R. Whitaker, J. Woodard. London: Butterworths, 1985. Cutaneous Vesicostomy for Temporary Urinary Diversion in Children.
Weinberg, J.J., Gordon, L., Nanigian, P., Kaplan, G.W., Brock, W.A.
Pediatric Surgery International. 4:47-51, 1988. The Dilated Urinary Tract in Children. Prospective Analysis with Correlation of Radiological, Isotope, Pressure Perfusion and Surgical Findings.
Reda, ER Levitt, SB
British Journal of Urology 61:413-419, 1988 Percutaneous Management of UPJ and Other Obstructions in Children.
Douenias, R., Smith, A.D., Brock, W.A.:
Urol. Clin.N.AM.17(2):419-428, May, 1990 Changing Management of Neonatal Hydronephrosis.
Motola, J. and Brock, W.A.:
Children's Hospital Quarterly 4(1):25-28, 1992 Bailout Endourology. Tricks of the Trade
Brock, W.A.
Dialogues in Pediatric Urology Vol 16, #2.1993 Endourological Management of Obstructed Hydrocalyx After Blunt Renal Trauma.
Bellman, G., Brock, W., Smith, A.
Urology 43(4):546-546, 1994 Flexible Cystoscopy in the Surgical Repair of Traumatic Urethral Strictures in Children.
Rich, M.A. and Brock, W.A.:
Urology, 31:129-131, 1988 Urethral strictures in children
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
.J. Urol. 129 (6): 1200-1203 Calycoureterostomy
S. Levitt, E. Reda I. Franco
Atlas of Surgical Techniques in Urology, ed. Whitehead, JB Lippincott Company 1997 Analysis of Outcome of Pediatric Pyeloplasty: Is Postoperative Renal Scan Necessary?
L. Palmer, A. Huang, I. Franco, E. Reda, W. Brock, S. Levitt
Journal of Urology, Volume 161, 110, Supplement April 1999 Surgical Options for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: The Role of Ureterocalycostomy.
Chang B, Levitt SB, Palmer LS
Children’s Hospital Quarterly, 11(2/3): 107-111, 1999. Congenital Megacalyces, Studies with Different Imaging Modalities;
Sethi, R.; Yang, D.C.; Mittal P.; Friedman, S.C.; Contractor D.; Giovanniello, J.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine, September, 1997; Vol 22, No. 9 The Diagnostic Yield of the Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) in the Post Natal Follow-Up of Pre Natal Hydronephrosis
Carlucci, J., Friedman, S.C., Wise, J.G.
Journal of Urology 175 (4) Supplement Abstract 752, 244, 2006 The Diagnostic Yield of the Voiding Cystourethrogram (VCUG) in the Post Natal Period
Carlucci, J., Friedman, S.C., Wise, J.G.
Society for Pediatric Urology, American Urological Association. Atlanta, GA, 2006 Antegrade Ablation of Posterior Urethral Valves. Audiovisual Education Tape
Friedman, S.C.; Akhter, S.; Wise, G.J.
Presented at the American Urological Association, Washington, D.C., 1992 Mid-Ureteral Stricture Presenting as Antenatal Hydronephrosis.
Gitlin,JS, Kaefer, M:A M
Society for Fetal Urology San Francisco, 2001. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.
Grasso, M and Gitlin, JS:
E-Medicine.com Radiofrequency ablation: clinical status 2003.
Zelkovic PF, Resnick MI.
Current Opinion in Urology 2003; 13(3): 199-202 Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis.
Zelkovic PF, Stovsky MD.
Critical Decisions in Urology. 3rd edition; 2004




Hypospadias and Penis


The etiology of chordee.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
Urol. Clin. N. Am. 8:383-387, 1981.
Upper urinary tract anomalies associated with congenital hypospadias: Is screening necessary?
Cerasaro, T.S., Brock, W.A., Kaplan, G.W.:
Journal of Urology. 135:537, 1986 Post Hypospadias Repair Urethral Strictures - A Review of 30 Cases.
Scherz, H.C., Kaplan, G.W., Packer, M.G., Brock, W.A.:
Journal of Urology. 140:1253, 1988 Hypospadias.
Reda, E Levitt, SB
Ped. Annals 17:48-57, 1988 Urethral Strictures After Hypospadias Repair.
Scherz, H.C., Kaplan, M.G. Packer, Brock, W.A.:
Journal of Urology. (Paris) 95;(1) 23-26, 1989 Optimal Timing of Hypospadias Surgery in Children:
I Franco, T Schneidau, E Reda, WA Brock, S Levitt
Children's Hospital Quarterly: Vol 8(4) 201-204, 1996 Correction of penoscrotal transposition: A Novel approach
M E. Kolligian; I Franco; E F. Reda:
J Urology 2000;164:994-997 Penoscrotal Transposition: Review of 53 patients. Editorial comment. The "Long Snodgrass": Applying the Tubularized Incised Plate Urethroplasty to
Penoscrotal Hypospadias in 1-Stage or 2-Stage Repairs

L Palmer, J S. Palmer, I Franco, SC. Friedman, M. Kolligan, B Gill, S B. Levitt
Journal of Urology, Volume 168, 1748-1750, October 2002 The Use of Small Intestinal Submucosa (SIS) in the Repair of Complicated Hypospadias
A Weiser, I Franco, D Herz, R Silver, E Reda
J Urol. 2003 170:1593 Single and Multiple Dermal Grafts for Management of severe penile Curvature:
B Lindgren, , E Reda, S Levitt, W Brock, I Franco,
J Urol vol 160:1128-1130, 1998 Dermal Graft Correction of Extraordinary Chordee.
Journal of Urology. Vol. 130:952-954, 1983 Complications of Bladder Mucosa Grafts.
Journal of Urology 142:626-628, 1989 Bladder Mucosa Graft for Male Uretha.
J. Ped. Surg., Vol 11, No. 3, March 1986 The Correction of Penoscrotal Transposition: A Novel Approach
Journal of Urology 164: 994-97, 2000




Infections


Scrotal actinomycosis
Sarosdy, M.F., Brock, W.A., and Parsons, C.L.:
J. Urol. 121:256-257, 1976
Bacterial infections of the urinary tract (female children)
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
Current Therapy: 526-528, 1982 Management of recurrent UTI.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.: Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, ed. M.I. Resnick. Baltimore: The Williams and Wilkins , 1981 Role of Contrast VCU in Urinary Infections.
Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 9 (12), 1986 Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis in Children.
Urology 30:464-466, 1987 Suppression of Renal Inflammation with Vitamins A and E in Ascending Pyelonephritis in Rats Ibuprofen combined with antibiotics suppresses renal scarring from ascending pyelonephritis in rats
A Huang1, L S. Palmer, D Hom, AE. Anderson, L Kushner, I Franco,
J Urol 162:1396-1398, 1999 Oral cimetidine for the management of genital and perigenital warts in children. Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections and Urinary Tract Abnormalities in Imerslund - Grasbeck Syndrome Dysfunctional Elimination as an Etiology for Idiopathic Urethritis in Childhood
D Herz , A Weiser, E Reda, S Levitt, T Collette, and I Franco
J Urol 173(6):2132-2137, 2005. Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Candiduria in Pediatric Patients. The Risk of Non Albicans Candida
Talluri, G.S.; Hakim, A.; Friedman, S.C.; Wise, G.J.
8th International Congress of Infectious Diseases Boston, MA1998




Kidney Duplication Abnormalities


Ectopic ureteroceles in children.
Brock, W.A., and Kaplan, G.W.:
J. Urol. 119:800-803, 1978.
Complications of surgery for ureteral duplication anomalies.
Brock, W.A., and Kaplan, G.W.:
Complications of Pediatric Surgery eds. P. deVries and S.R. Shapiro. New York, John 1982 Rich, M.A., Heimler, A., Waber, L. and Brock, W.A.: . Autosomal Dominant Transmission of Ureteral Triplication and Bilateral Amastia
J.Urol. 137:102, 1987 Ipsilateral ureteroureterostomy and pyeloureterostomy: A review of 15 years experience with 25 patients
Huisman, T.K., Kaplan, G.W., Brock, W.A., Packer, M.G.:
J. Urol.138:1207-1210, 1987 Management of Ureterocele: One Staged intravesical resection and total reconstruction.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.: Current Controversies in Urologic Managemented. E. Carlton. W.B. Saunders Company, 1989 Ectopic Ureteroceles: Surgical Management with Preservation of Continence: Review of 60 cases
Scherz, H.C., Kaplan, G.W., Packer, M.G. and Brock, W.A.:
J. Urol. 142:538-541 1989.




Laparoscopy & Endoscopy


Lowe, D.H., Brock, W.A., and Kaplan, G.W.:
Laparoscopy for localization of nonpalpable testes.

J. Urol. 131:728-729, 1984.
Laparoscopy for the Non Palpable Testis.
Rich, M.A. and Brock, W.A.:
Children's Hospital Quarterly 3: 123-126, 1993 Transinguinal Laparoscopy
Horgan, J. and Brock, W.A. .
J. Urol. 157: 473-474, 1994 Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for the Dysplastic Pelvic Kidney:
C Lee, D Eiley, E Goldfischer, I Franco
15th World Congress of Endourology & SWL J Endourol 11: Suppl 1 S76, 1997 Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty in the Pediatric Patient: Hand Sewn Anastomosis Versus Robotic Assisted Anastomosis-Is There a Difference?
Urol. 2007 Aug 14 Franco I, Dyer LL, Zelkovic P. J
J Urol. 2007 Oct;178(4 Pt 1):1483-6. Epub 2007 Aug 16. Laparoscopic Heminephrectomy: Retroperitoneal Approach Laparoscopic Assisted Modification of the Firlit Abdominal Wall Plication Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy Laproscopic Orchidopexy. Endoscopic Surgery of the Upper Tract in Children:
M. Eshghi, E. Reda, I. Franco.
Clinical Pediatric Urology, ed. Kelalis, King, Belman, W.B. Saunders Company, 1993 Laparoscopic varicocelectomy in the adolescent male. Laparoscopic orchidopexy. Laparoscopic Fowler Stephens, Video Session: Laparoscopic-assisted abdominal wall reconstruction in prune-belly syndrome. Laparoscopic Orchiopexy: Procedure of choice for the Non palpable Testis?
B Lindgren, E Darby, L Faiella, W Brock, E Reda, S Levitt, I Franco
J Urol vol 159:2132-2135, 1998 Laproscopic Orchidopexy for the Intraabdominal Testis: I Franco and L Palmer
Indications, Surgical Procedure and Results
Children's Hospital Quarterly Vol. 9:2/3,59-62 1998 Laparoscopic Fowler-Stephens orchidopexy for the high abdominal testis.
BW. Lindgren I Franco, S Blick, S B. Levitt, W A. Brock, LS. Palmer S C. Friedman and E F. Reda
J. Urol Vol 162:990-994, 1999 A Multi institutional Analysis of Laproscopic orchidopexy The Minipig As A Practical Endourological Model: Laparoscopic Orchidopexy: A review of a large Clinical series.
B Chang, L Palmer and I Franco
BJU international 2001; 87, 490-49 Editorial Comment. (Role of Laparoscopy in patients with previous negative exploration for impalpable testis) Laparoscopic orchiopexy: report of 203 cases with review of diagnosis, operative technique, and lessons learned.
Samadi AA, Palmer LS, Franco I. J Endourol. Aug;17(6):365-8, 2003 Laparoscopic Creation of a Neovagina Utilizing Sigmoid Colon Bilateral Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Heminephrouretectomy.
R Pedraza, L Palmer, V Moss and I Franco
Journal of Urology. 171(6, Part 1 of 2):2394-2395, June 2004. Laparoscopic Appendicovesicostomy (Mitrofanoff Procedure) in a Child Using the DaVinci Robotic System. Expanding the Role of the Ureteroscope: Morphological and Physiological Changes in the Urinary Tract Associated with Ureteral
Dilatation and Ureteropyeloscopy: Experimental Study: Bilateral Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Heminephroureterectomy.
Pedraza R; Palmer L; Moss V; Franco I
Journal of Urology 171 (6); 2394-2395, 2004. Laparoscopic Orchidopexy: Report on 203 Cases, Lessons Learned.
Samadi AA, Palmer LS, Franco I:
Journal of Endourology 17: 365-368, 2003. Laparoscopic Orchidopexy: Review of a Large Clinical Series.
Chang B, Palmer LS, Franco I
BJU International. 87(6): 490-493, 2001. Laparoscopic Fowler-Stephens Orchidopexy for the High Abdominal Testis.
Lindgren BW, Blick S, Reda EF, Levitt SB, Brock WA, Palmer LS, Friedman SC, Franco I
Journal of Urology 162 (3 part 2): 990-994, 1999. Laparoscopic Orchidopexy for the Intraabdominal Testis: Indications, Surgical Procedure and Results.




Penis (Also See Hypospadias)


Lesion's of Cowper's glands in children.
Brock, W.A. and Kaplan, G.W.:
J. Urol. 122:121-123, 1979
Megalourethra.
Appel, R.A., Kaplan, G.W., Brock, W.A., Streit, D.:
J. Urol. 135:747, 1986. Association of Sickle Cell Disease, Priapism, Exchange Transfusion and Neurologic Events: ASPEN Syndrome
Siegel, J.F., Rich, M.A., Brock, W.A.:.
J.Urol. 150: 1480-1482, 1993 Megalourethra: 5 Minute Urology Consult




Stones


Hemiacidrin irrigation of renal pelvic calculi in patients with ileal conduit urinary diversion.
Brock, W.A., Nachtsheim, D.A., and Parsons, C.L.:
J. Urol. 124:345-347, 1980
Urolithiasis:
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
In Current Pediatric Therapy, 10th edition, eds. S.S. Gellis and B.M. Kagan
W.B. Saunders Company, 1982, 377-379. Xanthine calculi in the Lesch Nyhan syndrome.
Brock, W.A., Golden, J., and Kaplan, G.W.:
J.Urol. 130:157-159, 1983. Urolithiasis.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
Current Pediatric Therapy, 11th edition, Editors. S. Gellis and B.M. Kagan
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 1984. Urolithiasis in Children Following Augmentation Cystoplasty:
Palmer, L., Franco, I., Kogan, J., Reda, E., Gill, B., Levitt, S. J.
Urol. Part 2, 150:726-729, 1993 Endoscopic Management of Bladder Calculi Following Augmentation Cystoplasty:
Palmer L., Franco I., Reda E., Kogan S., Levitt S.B.
Urology, 44:902-904, 1994. Endoscopic Management of Bladder Calculi Following Augmentation Cystoplasty.
Palmer LS, Reda E, Franco I, Gill B, Kogan SJ, Levitt SB.
Urology. 44: 902-904, 1994. Urolithiasis in Children After Augmentation Cystoplasty.
Palmer LS, Franco I, Reda E, Kogan SJ, Gill B, Levitt SB.
Journal of Urology, 150: 726-729, 1993.




Testis, Undescended Testis, Scrotum (Also See Laparoscopy)


Human Monorchidism: A Clincopathological Study of Unilateral Absent Testis in 65 Boys.
Journal of Urology 135:758-761, 1986
Acquired Undescended Testes. Amer. J. Dis. Child
Journal of Urology`141:106-107, 1987 A Critical Review of 38 selected Transections.
Journal of Urology 141:1416-1628, 1989 Significance of Epididymal and Ductal Anomalies Associated with Testicular Adolescent.
Journal of Urology 142:556-558, 1989 Efficacy of Orchiopexy by Patient Age 1 Year for Cryptorchidism.
Reda, E Levit, SB Journal of Urology 144:508-509, 1990 Hydrocele in Children. Current Therapy in Genitourinary Surgery.
Brock, W.A.:
Ed. Resnik, M.I.,and Kursh, E.D., B.C., Decker, Phil. 1992 Accessory and Ectopic Scrotum in a Patient with the Vater Association:
Spears, T., Franco, I., Reda, E., Kogan, S., Levitt, S.
Urology, 40:343-345, 1992. Scrotal Involvement in Henoch-Schonlein Syndrome.
Cubelli, V., Brock, W.A.
Children's Hospital Quarterly l(3):213-215, 1990 Use of HCG stimulation for the evaluation and treatment of the impalpable testis. Evaluation and management of impalpable testis: Management of Impalpable Testis Epidermoid Cyst of the Scrotum Extending into the True Pelvis
Huang, A, Palmer LS, Levitt SB.
Urology 54 (3): 561, 1999. The Evaluation of Testicular Masses in Prepubertal Boys.
Huang A, Palmer LS.
Children’s Hospital Quarterly, 9(3): 153-156, 1997 Acute Scrotal Wall Edema as the initial Manifestation of Nephrotic Syndrome.
Frank R., Friedman, S.C.; Wise, G.J.:
New York State Medical Journal November, 1991. Antenatal Sonographic Evidence of a Para-Testicular Mass Representing a Healed Meconium Peritonitis.
Frank R., Friedman, S.C.; Krieger, A.; Lindsay, G.K.; Wise, G.J.
Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 1991. Acute Scrotal Symptoms due to Perforated Appendix in Children: Case Report and Review of the literature.
Friedman, S.C., Shenykin, Y.R.,
Pediatric Emergency Care, Vol. 11, 3, 1995 Parenchymal Echotexture Predicts Testicular Salvage after Torsion: A New Paradigm To Determine the Need for Emergent Exploration.
Kaye, J.D, Levitt, S.B., Gitlin, J.G., Friedman, S.C., Freyle, J., Palmer, L.,
Section on Urology, American Academy of Pediatrics, Atlanta, GA 2007




Trauma


Use of the transpubic approach for urethroplasty in children
Brock, W.A. and Kaplan, G.W.
J. Urol. 125:496-501, 1981
Traumatic Ureteropelvic Disruption in the Child.
Ped. Radiology 16:164-166, 1986 Value of Proximal Diversion and Ureteral Stenting in the Management of Ureteral Trauma: Optimal Renal Preservation with Timely Percutaneous intervention: A Changing concept in the management of blunt renal trauma in children in the 1990’s:
Gill, B Palmer L, Reda E, Franco I, Kogan S and Levitt S. Br. J Urol 1994 74(3):370-4 A need for reevaluation of sports participation recommendations for children with solitary kidneys. Penetrating ureteral trauma in an urban trauma center: ten-year experience.
Palmer LS, Rosenbaum RR, Gershbaum MD, Kreutzer ER
Urology 54 (1): 34-36, 1999. Optimal Renal Preservation and Timely Percutaneous Intervention. A Changing Concept in the Management of Blunt Renal Trauma in Children in the 90's.
Gill B, Palmer LS, Reda E, Franco I, Kogan SJ, Levitt SB.
British Journal of Urology 74: 370-374, 1994.




Tumors and Cancer


Successful Treatment of Renal Vein and Vena Cava Extension of Nephroblastoma by
Preoperative Chemotherapy.

Journal of Urology Vol. 136, 1986
Congenital Mesoblastic Nephroma/Nephroblastomatosis.
Brock, W.A. Pediatric Tumors of the Genitourinary Tract. Pediatric Urologic Oncology.
Edited by B.H.Broecker and F.A.Klein New York. Churchill Livingstone Inc., 1988 High resolution ultrasonography in the diagnosis of testicular relapse in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Rayor. R.A., Scheible, W., Brock, W.A., and Leopold, G.R.:
J.Urol.128:602, 1982 Needle Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Testicular Leukemia in Children.
Journal of Urology Vol 141:1169-1171, 1989 Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder in Children.
Khasidy, L.R., Khashu, B., Mallett, E.C., Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
Urology 35:142-144, 1990 Implications of Current Tumor Advances for the Clinician.
Brock, W.A.:
Problems in Urology: Recent Advances in Pediatric Urology
ed. Paulson, D. and Kramer, S., J. Lippincott, Phil., 1990 Is Contralateral Exploration of the Kidney Necessary in Patients with Wilms’ Tumor?
Kessler, O., Franco, I., Jayabose, S., Reda, E., Levitt, S. and Brock, W.
J.Urol. 156:693, 1996 Intra renal Neuroblastoma Masquerading as Wilms’ Tumor.
Kessler, O., Siegel, J.F., Brock, W.A..
Urology 51(2): 313-316, 1998
Brock, W.A.: Genetics and Immunology of Wilms' Tumor. Paediatric Urology. 3rd Edition eds.O'Donnell, B. and Koff, S.A. Butterworth, Surrey, England Pediatric Urology Research;
Rich,M.A., Kushner, L.J., Brock, W.A.,
Applied Basic Science in Urology, (Editor - deVere, R.W.) Fibroepithelial Polyps associated with congenital ureteral diverticula: Two case reports: Post-Operative Chylous Ascites Following Surgical Treatment for Wilms’ Tumor: A Retrospective Analysis of NWTS 3 and 4.
A Weiser, B Lindgren, M Ritchey,I Franco,
J Urol 2003 170:1667 Antiproliferative B Cell Translocation Gene 2 Protein is Down-Regulated Post-Transcriptionally as an Early Event in Prostate Carcinogenesis
Ficazzola, MA, Fraiman, M, Gitlin,J, Woo,K, Melamed, J, Rubin, MA, Walden, PD:
Carcinogenesis, 22(8):1271-1279, 2001.




Varicoceles


Routine Intraoperative Post-Ligation Venography in the Treatment of Pediatric Varicocele.
Journal of Urology 137:716-718, 1987
Significance of Intraoperative Venographic Patterns on the Postoperative Recurrence and Surgical Incision Placement of Pediatric Varicoceles.
Journal of Urology 144: 502-505, 1990 Adolescent Varicocele.
Biase, J. and Brock, W.A.:
Children's Hospital Quarterly. 4(1): 29-31-,1992 Intraoperative Spermatic Venography Reconsidered:
Palmer L., Shlomo C., Reda E., Gill B., Franco I., Kogan S., Levitt S.
J. Urol. 154:225-227, 1995 Lymphatic Sparing Varicocelectomy
Brian A. VanderBrink, Lane S. Palmer, Jordan Gitlin, Selwyn B. Levitt, and Israel Franco




Other


Renal hypoplasia and dysplasia.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.
In Current Pediatric Therapy, 11th edition, eds. S. Gellis and B.M. Kagan.
Phildelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 1984
Abdominal masses in infants and children.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
Clinical Pediatric Urology, 2nd edition. Eds. P. Kelalis, L.R. King, and A.B. Belman.
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company. 1985. Renal ectopia: Pelvic kidney, Crossed Fused Ectopia, Horseshoe Ectopia.
Kaplan, G.W. and Brock, W.A.:
Operative Surgery: Urology, 4th edition. ed. W.S. McDougal. London: Butterworths. 1986. Genitourinary Malformations Associated with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum:
Franco, I., Kogan, S., Fisher, J., Rifkinson-Mann, S., Reda, E., Levitt, S., Rosemann, B. J.
Urol. 149:1119-1121, 1993. Overview: Surgery for Prune Belly Syndrome:
S. Levitt, I. Franco, S. Kogan, E. Reda.
Current Operative Urology, ed. E. Douglas Whitehead, J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1992 Unexplained Intraoperative Anaphylaxis: Consider Latex.
Siegel, J.F., Rich, M.A., Brock, W.A.
International Anesthesiology Clinics: Little, Brown & Company, 1993 Transrectal Posterior Sagittal Approach to Prostatic Utricle (Mullerian Duct Cyst)
Siegel, J.F., Brock, W.A., Pena A.
J.Urol 153: 785-787, 1995 State of War. The Computer Simulation of War and Media Analysis. A Software Review
Brock, W.A.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) : 256:658, 1986. Plan of Action Can Keep Toddlers Clean and Dry Laparoscopic Variocelectomy in the Adolescent Male Submucosal Transurethral Ureteric Implantation of Deflus, The Modified Sting Procedure A Need for Reevaluation of Sports Participation Recommendations for Children with a Solitary Kidney Dysfunctional Elimination Syndrome as an Etiology of Idiopathic Urethritis in Childhood, The Journal of Urology, Volume 173, 2132-2137, June 2005, Daniel Herz, Adam Weiser, Therese Collette, Edward Reda, Selwyn Levitt, Israel Franco Efficacy and Safety of Oxybutynin in Children with Detrusor Hyperreflexia Secondary to Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction, The Journal of Urology, Volume 173, 221-225, January 2005, Israel Franco, Mark Horowitz, Richard Grady, Richard C. Adams, Tom P.V. M. De Jong, Kelly Lindert, Detlef Albrecht Female Urology: Diagnosing Bladder Outlet Obstruction in Women The Journal of Urology, Volume 161, 1535-1540, May 1999, Victor M. Nitti, Le Mai Tu, Jordan Gitlin Management of Perinatal Torsion: Today, Tomorrow or Never?, The Journal of Urology, Volume 174, 1579-1583, October 2005, Elizabeth B. Yerkes, Frank M. Robertson, Jordan Gitlin, Martin Kaefer, Mark P. Cain, Richard C. Rink Society for Fetal Urology: Congenital Mid Ureteral Stricture Presenting as Prenatal Hydronephrosis The Journal of Urology, Volume 168, 1154-1155, September 2002, Jordan Gitlin, Martin Kaefer New Concepts of Histological Changes in Experimental Augmentation Cystoplasty: Insights into the Development of Neoplastic Transformation at the Enterovesical and Gastrovesical Anastomosis The Journal of Urology, Volume 162, 1096-1100, Jordan S. Gitlin, Xue-Ru Wu, Tung-Tien Sun, Michael L. Ritchey, Ellen Shapiro Single Layered Small Intestinal Submucosa in the Repair of Severe Chordee and Complicated Hypospadias The Journal of Urology, Volume 170, 1593-1595, October 2003, Adam C. Weiser, Israel Franco, Daniel B. Herz, Richard I. Silver, Edward F. Reda Pediatric Overactive Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and Treatment. Franco, I., Pediatric Health, 2008 Pediatric Overactive Bladder Syndrome, Pathophysiology and Management Franco, I. 2007, Vol. 9., No.6 (pp 379-390) ISSN: 1174-5878, Pediatric Drugs