Program | Posters

Basic Research:
1. Obstruction and overdistension-mediated bladder injury results in urothelial dedifferentiation marked by decreased Foxa1 and uroplakin expression and expansion of basal urothelium
Christina B. Ching, MD, Magdalena M. Grabowska, PhD, Douglas W. Strand, PhD, Heidi A. Stephany, MD, Stacy T. Tanaka, MD, John C. Thomas, MD, John C. Pope, IV, MD, Mark C. Adams, MD, John W. Brock, III, MD, Simon W. Hayward, PhD, Robert J. Matusik,
2. Validation of the Calca, Timp3, and Mmp2 Candidate Markers for Epigenetic / DNA Methylation Pattern Changes Associated with Cyclophosphamide-induced Chronic Cystitis
In-Seon Choi, PhD, Abhishek Seth, MD, Chester Koh, MD. Children's Hospital Los Angeles / USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Texas Children's Hospital / Baylor, Houston, TX, USA.
3. Involvement of cyclooxygenase pathway in pathology of neurogenic bladder smooth muscle cells
Shirley Y. Godiwalla, M.D., Blake W. Palmer, M.D., Dominic Frimberger, M.D., Hsueh-Kung Lin, PhD, Bradley P. Kropp, M.D.. University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA.
4. Sphingosine Kinase-2 inhibition suppresses renal inflammation and attenuates renal injury after obstruction in murine Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction (UUO) model
Shobha D. Thangada, Ph.D, Mallika Ghosh, PhD, Rehman Mohammed, Ph.D, Herald Yamase, MD, Andrew Bolt, Ph.D, Kevin Lynch, Ph.D, Linda Shapiro, Ph.D, Fernando Ferrer, MD
Dysfunctional Voiding/Enuresis:
1. Voiding Dysfunction and Associated Neuroanatomic MRI Changes in the Wolfram Syndrome
Gino J. Vricella, M.D., Tamara Hershey, M.D., Heather Lugar, B.S., Douglas E. Coplen, M.D., Erica J. Traxel, M.D., Paul F. Austin, M.D.. Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA.
2. Overactive Bladder in Children: Associations with Symptoms and Specific Lower Urinary Tract Conditions
Jason P. Van Batavia, MD, Angela M. Fast, MD, Andrew J. Combs, RPA-C, Kenneth I. Glassberg, MD. Division of Pediatric Urology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian Hospital,, New York, NY, USA.
3. Are idiopathic detrusor overactivity disorder/overactive bladder and dysfunctional voiding one entity? Or in other words do children migrate from one condition to the other?
Kenneth I. Glassberg, MD, Jason P. Van Batavia, MD, Andrew J. Combs, RPA-C. Division of Pediatric Urology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian Hospital,, New York, NY, USA.
Fetal Urology/Postnatal Hydronephrosis/Posterior Urethral Valves:
1. Quantitative Imaging for Ultrasound Evaluation of Pediatric Hydronephrosis
Craig A. Peters, MD, Juan J. Cerrolaza, PhD, Nabile Safdar, MD, Aaron D. Martin, MD, MPH, Emmarie Myers, BS, Marius G. Linguraru, PhD. Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA.
2. Ureteroureterostomy irrespective of ureteral size or upper pole function: A single center experience
Daryl J. McLeod, MD, Seth A. Alpert, MD, Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD. Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA.
3. Outcomes after pyeloplasty with externalized ureteropyelostomy stents versus double J stents in pediatric patients.
Linda Lee, M.D., Niki Kanaroglou, M.D., Armando Lorenzo, M.D.. Western University, London, ON, Canada, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.
4. Early Sonographic Improvement in Hydronephroposis After Pediatric Pyeloplasty Precludes need for long term follow up imaging
Paul H. Smith, III, MD, David Qi, BS, Jay D. Raman, MD, Ross M. Decter, MD. Pennsylvania State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA.
5. Resolution of Perinatal Idiopathic Hydronephrosis At Year 1, 2 And 3 In Children With Myelomeningocele And Aggressive Bladder Management
Yi Li, Medical student, Bryan Pham, Medical student, Dung Pham, M.D, Christian Douthit, Medical student, Stephen Li, Medical student, Brittany Wise, Medical student, Christopher Nguyen, College student, Edmond Gonzales, M.D, David Roth, M.D. T
1. Emergency Room Visits and Readmissions after Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Angela M. Arlen, MD, Laura S. Merriman, MD, Edwin A. Smith, MD, FAAP, FACS, Bruce H. Broecker, MD, FAAP, FACS, Hal C. Scherz, MD, FAAP, FACS, Andrew J. Kirsch, MD, FAAP, FACS. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University, Atlanta, GA,
2. Photographic Digital Measurements in Hypospadias: Validation of a Reliable Substitute for Intraoperative Measurements
Ardavan Akhavan, MD, Paul Merguerian, MD, Richard Grady, MD, Michael DiSandro, MD, Margarett Shnorhavorian, MD. Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA,
3. Combined Corporo-Urethral Grafting using Buccal Mucosa for Proximal Hypospadias with Significant Penile Curvature.
Ashraf S. Soliman, Lecturer of Urology, Mohamed E. Youssif, Assistant Professor of Urology, Ahmed M. Fahmi, Lecturer of Urology, Ahmed G. Hanno, Professor of Urology, Ibrahim A. Mokhless, Professor of Urology. Faculty of Medicine, University o
4. Do adult men with untreated hypospadias have any adverse outcomes? A pilot study using a Facebook advertised survey.
Bruce Schlomer, MD, Laurence Baskin, MD, Hillary Copp, MD, MS, Benjamin Breyer, MD, Michael DiSandro, MD. University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
5. Urethroplasty Complications after Hypospadias Repair in Teens and Adults
Carlos Villanueva, M.D., Nicol C. Bush, M.D. MSc, Warrren T. Snodgrass, M.D.. UTSW, Dallas, TX, USA.
6. A Two Stage technique for proximal Hypospadias with severe curvature: Creation of Urethral Plate by using Vascularized Preputial island flap
CENK S. BUYUKUNAL, Prof M.D, Rahsan Ozcan, M.D, Senol Emre, M.D, Mehmet Elicevik, Assoc.Prof., Yunus Soylet, Prof. M.D. CERRAHPASA MEDICAL FACULTY UNIVERSITY OF ISTANBUL, ISTANBUL, Turkey.
7. To tell or not: parental thoughts on disclosure of urologic surgery to their child
Christina Ching, MD, Heidi A. Stephany, MD, Douglass B. Clayton, MD, John C. Thomas, MD, John C. Pope, IV, MD, Mark C. Adams, MD, John W. Brock, III, MD, Stacy T. Tanaka, MD. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA.
8. Narcotic rescue is not required post-operatively in children ≤1 year of age after penile surgery with regional block: a prospective study.
Christopher J. Long, MD, Dana A. Weiss, MD, Douglas A. Canning, MD, Michael C. Carr, MD/PhD. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
9. Epic Electronic Medical Record as a prospective data collection tool for hypospadias research
David Chalmers, MD, Georgette Siparsky, PhD, Vijaya Vemulakonda, MD, JD, Jeffrey Campbell, MD, Duncan Wilcox, MD. Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA.
10. Outcome of Single-Stage Repair of Urethral Stricture Following Hypospadias Repair
Gina Cambareri, M.D., Moneer K. Hanna, M.D.. UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
11. Idiopathic Urethrorrhagia is Highly Associated with Circumcision Status, as well as, the Presence of Meatal Stenosis
Gregory E. Dean, MD, Steven Sterious, MD, Michael Packer, MD, Jonathan Roth, MD, Michelle Sheel, MSN, APN-C, Mark Zaontz, MD. Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
12. Microscope-Assisted Hypospadias Repair, a Single Surgeon Experience
Nicholas G. Cost, M.D., Lori Hazelwood, R.N., Abbey C. Franklin, PA-C, Eugene Minevich, M.D.. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
13. Hypospadias repair after pediatric urology fellowship training: A comparison of junior surgeons to their mentor
Nicol C. Bush, M.D. MSc, Theodore Barber, M.D., Daniel Dajusta, M.D., Juan Carlos Prieto, M.D., Ali Ziada, M.D., Warren T. Snodgrass, M.D.. UTSW, Dallas, TX, U
Neuropathic Bladder/Reconstruction:
1. Long-term treatment outcomes of oral B12 supplementation in pediatric patients with B12 deficiency following ileal enterocystoplasty
Alison Keenan, MD, Benjamin Whittam, MD, Konrad Szymanski, MD, Shelly King, NP, Rosalia Misseri, MD, Martin Kaefer, MD, Richard C. Rink, MD, Mark Cain, MD. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
2. Risk Factors and Presentation of Symptomatic Retethering in Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Brendan T. Frainey, BS, Elizabeth B. Yerkes, MD, Vani S. Menon, MD, Edward M. Gong, MD, Theresa A. Meyer, MS, RN, CPN, Robin M. Bowman, MD, David G. McLone, MD, PhD, Earl Y. Cheng, MD. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chic
3. Split appendix technique is safe and effective for creation of simultaneous Mitrofanoff and MACE conduits
Christopher Bean, MD, Brian VanderBrink, MD, Eugene Minevich, MD, Shumyle Alam, MD, Paul Noh, MD, William Defoor, MD, Pramod Reddy, MD. Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
4. Home pressure and volume measurement as a screening instrument to identify patients with safe intravesical pressures: A prospective validation study.
Guy Hidas, Dr, tandis soltani, Ms, John Billimek, Dr, Maryellen Pribish, NP, Blake Watts, NP, Alison Ashby, Ms, Gordon McLorie, MD, Antoine Khoury, MD. University of California, Irvine Pediatric Urology Children's Hospital of Orange County, Or
5. Preparing Adolescent Spina Bifida Patients for Adulthood: Analysis of Sexual Function
Jessica T. Casey, MS, MD, Alyssa Greiman, BS, Benjamin Kester, BS, Ashima Singal, BS, Shubhra Mukherjee, MD, Stephanie J. Kielb, MD. Northwestern University, C
6. Contemporary Urologic Management of Adult Spina Bifida Patients
Jessica T. Casey, MS, MD, Alyssa Greiman, BS, Kalen Rimar, MD, Shubhra Mukherjee, MD, Stephanie J. Kielb, MD. Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA, Rehabi
7. Cutting for stone in augmented bladders: What is the risk of recurrence and is it impacted by treatment modality?
Konrad M. Szymanski, MD MPH, Rosalia Misseri, MD, Benjamin Whittam, MD, Sable Amstutz, BSc, Martin Kaefer, MD, Richard C. Rink, MD, Mark P. Cain, MD. Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
8. Objective Long-term Evaluation after bladder autoaugmentation with rectus muscle backing
Miroslav Djordjevic, M.D., Vojkan Vukadinovic, M.D., Marta Bizic, M.D., Borko Stojanovic, M.D., Dejan Djordjevic, M.D., Zoran Radojicic, M.D.. University of Belgrade, School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia.
Testis & Varicocele:
1. Comparison of post-operative testicular blood flow and volume in artery sparing and non-artery sparing laparoscopic varicocelectomy
alireza alamsahebpour, fellow of pediatric urology, guy Hidas, fellow of pediatric urology, yasaman alamsahebpour, undergrad student in Physiology and neuroscience, Tandis soltani, medical student, ma
2. Interdisciplinary pain management is invaluable to treating refractory orchialgia in children
Christina B. Ching, MD, Heidi A. Stephany, MD, Twila R. Luckett, BSN, RN-BC, Douglass B. Clayton, MD, Stacy T. Tanaka, MD, John C. Thomas, MD, Mark C. Adams, MD, John W. Brock, III, MD, Stephen R. Hays, MD, John C. Pope, IV, MD. Vanderbilt Uni
3. Deferential Vein Dilatation detected during Laparoscopic Palomo for Varicocele Correction: to treat or not to treat?
Dacia DiRenzo, MD, Gabriele Lisi, MD, PhD, Fabiana S. DeGirolamo, MD, Antonello Persico, MD, Nino Marino, MD, Nicola Pappalepore, MD, Pierluigi LelliChiesa, Prof. <
4. Cryptorchidism Clues: Molecular signals regulate cremaster muscle formation
Jaya Vikraman, MBBS, Maciej Szarek, Bachelor of Science, Ruili Li, PhD, Francisco Lopez-Marambio, Bachelor of Science, Bridget Southwell, PhD, John M. Hutson, AO, MD, MB, DSc, FRACS, FAAP,
5. Unintended Consequences of Ultrasound in Evaluation of Undescended Testes
Kristina D. Suson, MD, Cortney Wolfe-Christensen, PhD, J. Michael Zerin, MD, Jack S. Elder, MD, Yegappan Lakshmanan, MD. Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA.
6. Trans-Scrotum; Varicocele Resection: A new Approach that percents post operative hydrocele
Marcelo P. Braz, MD, Fábio Martins, MD, Andrea Castagnaro, MD, Celso Prudêncio, MD, Diego M. Capibaribe, MD, Germano M. Quindós, MD, Thiago C. Santos, MD, Antonio C. Junior, MD. HOSPITAL FEDERAL DE BONSUCESSO, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil.
1. Impact of Pediatric Multidisciplinary Stone Clinic on Urinary Risk parameters in stone-forming children
Adam J.M. Kern, M.D., Bhavik B. Shah, M.D., Gautam Jayram, M.D., Heather N. DiCarlo, M.D., Eric Z. Massanyi, M.D., John P. Gearhart, M.D., Alicia Neu, M.D., Brian R. Matlaga, M.D., M.P.H.. Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, USA.
2. Urinary tract infection after ureteroscopy: can we identify those patients at risk for infection?
Christopher Long, MD, Jose E. Pulido, BA, Dana A. Weiss, MD, Gregory E. Tasian, MD, MSc, Angela Kalmus, BA, Arun K. Srinivasan, MD, Aseem R. Shukla, MD. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
3. Thirty Year Review of Pediatric Bladder Tumors: Beyond Rhabdomyosarcoma
Jason Au, MD, Dung Pham, MD, Stephen Li, BS, John Hicks, MD, Lars Cisek, MD, David Roth, MD. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.
4. Towards a better understanding of pediatric urachal anomalies
Joseph Gleason, MD, Darius Bagli, MD, Armando Lorenzo, MD, Joao Luiz Pippi Salle, MD, Martin Koyle, MD, Walid Farhat, MD. The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.
5. Urine Proteomic Analysis in Cystinuric Children with Renal Stones
Larisa Kovacevic, MD, Hong Lu, PhD, Yegappan Lakshmanan, MD. Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA.
6. Prognostic Significance of stone radiodensity and volume in outcomes of shock wave lithotripsy in children
Sergey Zorkin, PhD, Dmitry Shakhnovskiy, MD, Artak Akopyan, MD, Lidia Vorobyova, MD. SCCH RAMS, Moscow, Russian Federation.
Urinary Tract Infection/Vesicoureteral Reflux:
1. Predictors of Failure of Robotic Ureteral Reimplantation for Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children
Ardavan Akhavan, MD, Daniel Avery, MD, Thomas Lendvay, MD. Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA.
2. National Trends in Surgery for Vesicoureteral Reflux
Curtis Clark, MD, Rhys Irvine, MD, Benjamin Chung, MD, Steven Chang, MD. Childrens Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Akron, OH, USA, Stanford University Medical Center, St
3. Monitoring for Febrile UTI vs. post Injection VCUG in patients treated with subureteric dextranomer/hyaluronic acid
Erin C. Grantham, MD, Michelle P. Kallis, BA, Brad P. Moore, MD, Alexander Lubin, MD, Paul F. Zelkovic, MD, Israel Franco, MD. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA.
4. Does DMSA Renal Scintigraphy Add to Renal Ultrasonography in the Evaluation and Management of Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux?
Heather N. Di Carlo, M.D., Adam J. M. Kern, M.D., Angela D. Gupta, M.D., Bhavik B. Shah, M.D., Eric Z. Massanyi, M.D., Ming-Hsien Wang, M.D.. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
5. Outcomes of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with Non-neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Treated with Dextranomer/Hyaluronic Acid Copolymer (Deflux®)
Jason P. Van Batavia, MD, Shannon M. Nees, MD, Angela M. Fast, MD, Andrew J. Combs, RPA-C, Kenneth I. Glassberg, MD. Division of Pediatric Urology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian Hospital,, New York, NY, USA.
6. Routine Screening Voiding Cystourethrogram is Unnecessary in Children Born with Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney
Marta Johnson, D.O., Elmira Rakhmatulina, M.D., Cortney Wolfe-Christensen, PhD, Yegappan Lakshmanan, M.D.. Detroit Medical Center, Royal Oak, MI, USA, Children's Hospital
7. Risk Factors for Retention in Bilateral Extravesical Reimplantation
Nina Casanova, MD, Adam Eickmeyer, n/a, Chang He, MS, Kate Kraft, MD, John Park, MD, David Bloom, MD, Julian Wan, MD. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
8. Evaluation of a process of care model for open intravesical ureteral reimplantation from a contemporary healthcare perspective
Pamela Ellsworth, MD, Christi Butler, Medical Student. Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
9. Are Urine Cultures at Time of Elective Lower Urinary Tract Surgery Necessary?
Rudolph Bowens, MD, Deepak Agarwal, MD, Benjamin Whittam, MD, Rosalia Misseri, MD, Mark Cain, MD, Kirsten Meldrum, MD, Richard Rink, MD, Martin Kaefer, MD. Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

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