Program | Posters

Friday, September 20, 2013
Society for Fetal Urology Final Program
7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Check-in
8:00 - 8:05 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Hillary L. Copp, MD, MS
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
8:05 - 8:40 a.m. Evaluation and Management of Patients with MCDK
Barry A. Kogan, MD
Albany Medical College, Albany NY
8:40 - 9:25 a.m. Diagnosis, Management, and Prognosis of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
Elizabeth M. Talley, MD
Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland and Clinical Instructor, Stanford University
9:25 - 9:35 a.m. CEVL Presentation: SFU Grading of Hydronephrosis
Max Maizels, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
9:35 - 9:55 a.m. Break
9:55 - 11:45 a.m. Abstract Presentations: Cystic Kidney Disease and Miscellaneous Topics
Moderators: Dana W. Giel, MD
The University of Tennessee Health Center, Memphis, TN

Sherry S. Ross, MD
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
11:45 a.m. SFU Business Meeting
12:00 p.m. Lunch on own
Pediatric Urology Fall Congress Program
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
1:00 PM Welcome and Introduction of Participating Fall Congress Society Presidents (15 min)
Eugene Minevich, MD
Scientific Program Chair
1:15 PM Scientific Session 1: Hydronephrosis
Jeffrey Campbell, MD
Erica Traxell, MD
1:15 1. Natural History of the Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney - a Large Single-Center Experience
Presenter: Adam Eickmeyer
1:20 2. A Single Institutional Comparison Between Cutaneous Ureterostomy and Temporary Refluxing Ureteral Reimplantation for the Management of Congenital UVJ Obstruction
Presenter: Konrad Szymanski
1:25 MP1. Is a Voiding Cystourethrogram Necessary in the Workup of Patients with a Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney
Presenter: Adam Calaway
1:27 3. Primary, non-refluxing Megaureters - A Single Center Experience over two Decades in 212 Children
Presenter: Raimund Stein
1:32 MP2. Resolution Rate of Low Grade Hydronephrosis Diagnosed within the First Year of Life
Presenter: Ramiro Madden-Fuentes
1:34 4. Continuous Antibiotic Prophylaxis Reduces the Incidence of UTI in a Specific Subset of children with antenatal Hydronephrosis and Urethral Dilation
Presenter: Daniel Herz
1:39-1:50 Q&A
1:50 PM AAPU Lecture
"How will the Affordable Care Act Affect You?"
Hal C. Scherz MD, FAAP, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor Urology - Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Founder and President, Docs 4 Patient Care
2:50 PM Panel Discussion: Management of Perinatal Spermatic Cord Torsion: Is There any Controversy?
Chair: Jack Elder, MD
  • "Surgical Management"
    David Diamond, MD
    Boston Children's Hospital
  • "Medical Management"
    Laurence Baskin, MD
    University of California San Francisco
3:35 PM Coffee Break
3:50 PM Scientific Session 2: DSD/ARM
Martin Koyle, MD
Joseph Ortenberg, MD
3:50 5. Challenges to Rearing a Child with DSD: Mothers Are at Greatest Risk
Presenter: Cortney Wolfe-Christensen
3:55 6. Cystatin C is a more Reliable Predictor of Chronic Kidney Disease Compared to Serum Creatinine in Patients with Cloacal and Anorectal Malformation
Presenter: Brian VanderBrink
4:00 7. Surgical Complications of Major Genitourinary Reconstruction in the Exstrophy-Epispadias-Cloacal Exstrophy Complex
Presenter: Brain Inouye
4:05 8. 35 Vaginal Constructions: Lessons Learned
Presenter: Moneer Hanna
4:10 MP3. Urologic Anomalies in Cases of Anorectal Malformation: Should Urologists Take a More Active Role in the Evaluation of ARM Patients?
Presenter: Allison Boemer
4:12-4:25 Q&A
4:25PM Scientific Session 3: UTI/VUR 1
Dominic Frimberger, MD
David Kitchens, MD
4:25 9. De-Tox Injection - an Effective Treatment for Vesicoureteral Reflux; Voiding Dysfunction
Presenter: Joseph Ortenberg
4:30 MP4. Endoscopic Correction of Complex VUR cases utilizing Vantris as a New Non-Biodegradable Tissue Augmenting Substance
Presenter: Boris Chertin
4:32 MP5. The Impact of Circumcision Status on Yield of Diagnostic Imaging among Boys with History of UTI
Presenter: Anthony Schaeffer
4:34 10. Discontinuation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients with Persistent Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux Initially Detected during Infantile Period-outcome Analysis and Risk Factors for Febrile Urinary Tract Infection
Presenter: Kimihiko Moriya
4:39 MP6. Incidence and Grading of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children with Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney: A Meta-analysis
Presenter: Florian Friedmacher
4:41-4:50 Q&A
4:50PM Scientific Session 4: Testis/Varicocele
Thomas Kolon, MD
Boris Chertin, MD
4:50 11. Clinically Relevant Diagnostic Pitfalls Associated With Reliance on Ultrasound Evaluation to Guide Management of Suspected Cryptorchidism
Presenter: Niki Kanaroglou
4:55 MP7. The Current State of Surgical Practice for Neonatal Torsion: A Survey of Pediatric Urologists
Presenter: Kristin Broderick
4:57 12. Are Genetic Variants That Influence Testicular Germ Cell Cancer Risk Also Involved in Hypospadias and Undescended Testes? A Case-Parent Study
Presenter: Ruthie Su
5:02 MP8. Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy: A Single Surgeon's Experience with over 500 Cases
Presenter: Kenneth Glassberg
5:04 13. Laparoscopic versus Open Orchiopexy in the Management of Peeping Testis: A Multi-institutional Prospective Randomized Study
Presenter: Ahmad Elderwy
5:09 MP9. Reliance of Preoperative Scrotal Examination versus Final Operative Findings in the Evaluation of Nonpalpable Testes
Presenter: Elizabeth Malm-Buatsi
5:11 14. Significance of Total Testicular Volume as a Prognostic Factor in the Adolescent Varicocele
Presenter: Jason Van Batavia
5:16 MP10. Use of Doppler Ultrasound in the Evaluation of the Acute Scrotum: Diagnostic Aid or Unnecessary Delay?
Presenter: Jonathan Ellison
5:18-5:30 Q&A
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Opening Reception and Poster Viewing
Saturday, September 21, 2013
6:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 am Scientific Session 5: Hypospadias/Penis
Peter Furness, MD
Mark Zaontz, MD
8:00 15. A Randomized Prospective Comparison of Three Surgical Techniques for Correction of Congenital Peno-Scrotal Webbing in Infants
Presenter: Ronnie Fine
8:05 16. Outcomes following Hypospadias Repair: A 10-year National Review of Specialist Pediatric Centers in England
Presenter: Shanthi Beglinger
8:10 17. Buccal Grafts for Urethroplasty in Pre-pubertal Boys: What Happens to the Neourethra After Puberty?
Presenter: Joao Pippi Salle
8:15 MP11. Long Term Results of Rotational Scrotal Skin Flaps in Complex Redo Hypospadias Repair
Presenter: Ronnie Fine
8:17 18. Prospective Cohort Study Comparing a Single Narcotic Based Post-Operative Pain Treatment Regimen to a Standing Alternating Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen Multidrug Regimen in Children who have Outpatient Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Presenter: Daniel Herz
8:22 19. Circumcision Websites: A Comparison of Quality, Content, and Bias
Presenter: Karl Coutinho
8:27 MP12. Is Microscope Repair of Distal Hypospadias Superior to Loupe Magnification?
Presenter: Bic Cung
8:29-8:40 Q&A
8:40 am Pediatric Urologic Oncology Working Group Panel Discussion
"Pros and Cons of Minimally-Invasive Surgery in the Management of Renal Tumors in Children and Adolescents"
Chair: Nicholas G. Cost, MD
The Children's Hospital Denver
  • Pro: "Minimally Invasive Surgery and Advantages of Pre-Op Chemo when Wilms Tumor is Highly Suspected"
    Ricardo Duarte, MD
    University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Con: "The Potential Downsides of Minimally Invasive Approach and Necessary Pre-Op Chemo"
    Fernando A. Ferrer, MD
    Connecticut Children's Medical Center
  • "Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Older Child and Adolescent when Wilms Tumor is Less Likely"
    Armando J. Lorenzo, MD
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
9:25am AAP Lattimer Lecture
"At the Crossroads - The Essential Role of Surgeons in Quality and Safety"
Frederick C. Ryckman, MD
Professor of Surgery/Transplantation
Senior Vice President of Medical Operations
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
10:25am Coffee break
10:40am Scientific Session 6: Clinical Prize Finalists
Mark Cain, MD
Antoine Khoury, MD
10:40 20. Predicting the Risk for Breakthrough Urinary Tract Infections in Patients with Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux
Presenter: Guy Hidas
10:45 21. Renal Cortical Abnormalities in Siblings of Index Patients with Vesicoureteral Reflux
Presenter: Manuela Hunziker
10:50 22. Longitudinal Observational Study of 602 Children with Febrile UTI and/or VUR: New Febrile UTIs
Presenter: Melise Keays
10:55 23. Cost Analysis of Prophylactic Antibiotics versus Placebo to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in Infants with High Grade Hydronephrosis
Presenter: Julia Pemberton
11:00 24. Cortisol Response to Operative Stress with Anesthesia in Healthy Children
Presenter: Laurence Baskin
11:05 25. Prospective Single Center Analysis on the Diagnostic Performance of Measurements of the Normally Descended Gonad in Predicting Monorchidism in Boys with Unilateral Non-palpable Testis
Presenter: Luis Braga
11:10 26. Effects on Testicular Volume in Cryptorchid Infants Treated with GnRh Pre and Post-Operative vs. Surgery Alone. A Prospective Randomized Trail and Long Term Follow-up on 62 Cases
Presenter: Claudio Spinelli
11:15 27. Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation in Prepubertal Boys Facing Gonadotoxic Therapy: A Five-year Experience at a Single Institution
Presenter: Thomas Kolon
11:20 28. Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Ultrasound-guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Nerve Block vs. Surgeon-administered Intraoperative Regional Field Infiltration with Bupivacaine for Postoperative Pain Control in Children undergoing open pyeloplasty at a single pediatric referral center
Presenter: Armando Lorenzo
11:25-11:40 Q&A
11:40am AAP Medal Ceremony
Recipient: Howard M. Snyder III, MD
Professor of Urology in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
12:10pm - 1:20 pm Lunch
1:20pm Scientific Session 7: UTI/VUR 2
Israel Franco, MD
Andrew Kirsch, MD
1:20 29. Nine-year Retrospective Review of Surgical Treatment of Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR): Comparison of Three Approaches
Presenter: Miriam Harel
1:25 MP13. What is the Risk for New Renal Damage after Recurrent Febrile UTI in Patients with a Normal Bseline DMSA? A Prospective Longitudinal Study
Presenter: Melise Keays
1:27 MP14. Clinical and Radiographic Success after Dextranomer/Hyaluronic Acid Copolymer Injection for the Treatment of Vesicoureteral Reflux
Presenter: Elizabeth Malm-Buatsi
1:29 30. Impact of Intermediate and High Grade Vesicoureteral Reflux on the Type of Renal Functional Abnormalities on DMSA Scans
Presenter: Prem Puri
1:34 MP15. Pediatrician Compliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines on Infant UTI
Presenter: Karl Coutinho
1:36-1:45 Q&A
1:45pm SPU Lecture
"Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Where Things Stand"
Taylor Burke, JD, LLM
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Law
Managing Director of the MPH in Health Policy Program
The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
2:45 pm Panel Discussion: Complex Urogenital Disease - Understanding Value and Resource Utilization
Chairs: Joseph G. Borer, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Shumyle Alam, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • "Multidisciplinary DSD Center - Value and Quality"
    Blake W. Palmer, MD
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    OU Medical Center
  • "Transplant Concerns in Neurogenic Bladder - NHS Perspective"
    Alun Williams, MD
    Nottingham University Hospitals, England
  • "Re-operative Exstrophy - the Costs to the System"
    Richard W. Grady, MD
    Seattle Children's Hospital
  • "Complex Reconstruction: Pros and Cons of Regionalization, Centers of Excellence"
    Joseph G. Borer, MD
    Boston Children's Hospital
3:45pm Coffee Break
4:00pm Scientific Session 8: Basic Research
Paul Austin, MD
Kristan Meldrum, MD
4:00 31. Treatment of Socially Stressed Mice with Cyclosporine A Prevents Voiding Dysfunction in Spite of CRF mRNA Upregulation in Barrington Nucleus
Presenter: Stephan Butler
4:05 MP16. The Role of TRPV1 Vanilloid Receptor and BK Calcium Activated Potassium Channels in Modifying Afferent Nerve Activity in a Bladder Model of Social Stress
Presenter: Gerald Mingin
4:07 32. Deficiency of Hyperpolarization-Activated Nucleotide-Gated Channel 3 (HCN#) in Congenital Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
Presenter: Manuela Hunziker
4:12 33. Differentiation of Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells into Urothelium
Presenter: Stephanie Osborn
4:17 34. DNA Copy-Number Variations in Prune Belly Syndrome Patients
Presenter: Steven Harrison
4:22 35. E.coli in Chronically Colonized Neurogenic bladders have fewer genetic markers of Pathogenicity
Presenter: John Kryger
4:27 MP17. Evaluation of Cold Ischemia for Preservation of Testicular Function during Partial Orchiectomy in the Rat Model
Presenter: Erin McNamara
4:29-4:40 Q&A
4:40pm Panel Discussion: Setting a Standard for VCUG
Chair: Dominic C. Frimberger, MD
Children's Hospital of Oklahoma
OU Medical Center
  • "Current Standard and Important Aspects of the VCUG from the Side of Pediatric Radiology"
    Faridali Ramji, MD
    Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, OU Medical Center
  • "Current State of the Multi- institutional Study on Determining the Important Parameters for VCUGs in Detecting Clinical Relevant VUR"
    Blake W. Palmer, MD
    Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, OU Medical Center
  • "Sedation for VCUG"
    David H. Ewalt, MD
    North Texas Pediatric Urology Associates
  • "Which VUR is Clinically Relevant and needs to be Detected"
    Christopher Cooper, MD
    Pediatric Urology, Iowa
  • "What are the Important Parameters of the VCUG to Detect Clinically Relevant VUR"
    Andrew J. Kirsch, MD
    Emory University School of Medicine, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • "European Standard of VCUGs: Why and How"
    Mr. Andrew D. Baird
    Royal Liverpool University, Liverpool, England
5:40 pm AAP Annual Business Meeting (AAP Members only)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Gala Reception in Exhibit Hall
Sunday, September 22, 2013
6:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast Symposium: "Navigating the future of Pediatric Urology training"
Pramod P. Reddy, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Lane S. Palmer, MD, FACS, FAAP
Cohen Children's Hospital of New York

Anthony Caldamone, MD
Rhode Island Hospital Medical Office Center

Richard Grady, MD
Seattle Children's Hospital

Barry Kogan, MD
Urological Institute of Northeastern New York

8:00 am Scientific Session 9: Endourology/Minimally Invasive Surgery
Michael Ost, MD
Serdar Tekgul, MD
8:00 36. Open versus Minimally Invasive Pediatric Pyeloplasty: A Contemporary Comparison of Cost in the United States
Presenter: Briony Varda
8:05 MP19. Contemporary National Comparison of Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Pediatric Pyeloplasty
Presenter: Dennis Liu
8:07 37. Feasibility of Noninvasive Ureterocele Puncture with Histotripsy Focused Ultrasound Therapy
Presenter: Adam Maxwell
8:12 MP20. National Trends and Disparities in the Use of Minimally Invasive Pediatric Nephrectomy
Presenter: Jack Elder
8:14 MP21. Parental Satisfaction and Safety of Pediatric Robotic Procedures Performed at an Adult-centered Community Hospital
Presenter: John Roger Bell
8:16 38. Complex Robotic Assisted Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction in Patients with Previous Open Abdominal Surgery
Presenter: Patricio Gargollo
8:21 MP22. Infant Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: Perioperative Outcomes and Comparison with Non-infant Cohort
Presenter: Paul Noh
8:23-8:32 Q&A
8:32-8:35 Prize Presentation: Best Clinical and Basic Research Papers
8:35am Scientific Session 10: NGB/Reconstruction
Hans Pohl, MD
Asim Shukla, MD
8:35 39. Bladder Neck Surgery without Augmentation in Children with Neurogenic Bladder: Upper Tract Changes with End Filling Pressures 40 CM H20 for More than 1 Year
Presenter: Andrew Combs
8:40 MP23. Upper Tract Changes Following Bladder Neck Surgery without Augmentation in Children with Neurogenic Bladder
Presenter: Warren Snodgrass
8:42 40. Incidence of Secondary Bladder Procedures Following Bladder Outlet Procedure without Enterocystoplasty in Children with Myelomeningocele
Presenter: Brian VanderBrink
8:47 MP24. Initial Urological Assessment of Patients that have Undergone In Utero Myelomeningocele Closure: a Prospective Follow-up Study.
Presenter: Atila Rondon
8:49 41. Predictors of Urinary Continence Following Tethered Cord Release in Children with Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Presenter: Brendan Frainey
8:54 MP25. A Comparison of the Monti and Spiral Monti Procedure
Presenter: Konrad Szymanski
8:56 42. Urodynamic Assessment of Children with Spina Bifida: Does Age at Initial Assessment Impact Clinical Findings?
Presenter: Andrew Combs
9:01 MP26. Outcomes of Mitrofanoff Surgical Revision
Presenter: Christopher Bean
9:03-9:15 Q&A
9:15 am Panel Discussion: "Implementing Improvement Science into the Practice of Pediatric Urology"
Chairs: John S. Wiener, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Pramod P. Reddy, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • "Changing Healthcare Landscape"
    Pramod P. Reddy, MD
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • "Methodology of the US News Rankings Process"
    John S. Wiener, MD
    Duke University Medical Center
  • "Creation of Prospective Databases for Quality Improvement and Research"
    Warren T. Snodgrass, MD
    University of Texas Southwest Medical Center
  • "EMR-based Quality Improvement Initiatives"
    Vijaya Vemulakonda, MD
    The Children's Hospital Denver
10:15am Coffee Break
10:30am Scientific Session 11: Bladder Dysfunction/Enuresis
Stuart Bauer, MD
Christopher Cooper, MD
10:30 43. A Randomized Prospective Trial Comparing the Effectiveness of the Voice Recordable Alarm with the Buzzer Alarm for Nocturnal Enuresis
Presenter: Elizabeth Jackson
10:35 MP27. Evaluation of a Mobile Voiding Diary for Pediatric Patients with Voiding Dysfunction: A Prospective Comparative Study
Presenter: Emilie Johnson
10:37 44. Use of the Vancouver Symptom Score to Assess Treatment Response of Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction in Children
Presenter: Ruiyang Jiang
10:42 MP28. Voiding Dysfunction and the Presence of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Presenter: Bridget Logan
10:44 45. Tower Uroflow Pattern: How often is it seen in Children with Detrusor Overactivity (DO)?
Presenter: Jason Van Batavia
10:49 MP29. Children's self-report of psychosocial difficulties: How does it correlate with their Parent's report, and severity of Dysfunctional Voiding?
Presenter: Cortney Wolfe-Christensen
10:51 46. Uroflow Patterns in Patients with Dysfunctional Voiding
Presenter: Kenneth Glassberg
10:56 MP30. Objective versus Subjective Outcome Measures of Biofeedback: Which Really Matter?
Presenter: Amanda Berry
10:58-11:10 Q&A
11:10am Scientific Session 12: Oncology
Armando Lorenzo, MD
Brian VanderBrink, MD
11:10 47. The Initial Experience with Renal Nephrometry in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Renal Tumors
Presenter: Nicholas Cost
11:15 48. Renal Cell Carcinoma in the Pediatric Population: A 12-year experience
Presenter: Elias Wehbi
11:20 MP31. Experimental Fertility Preservation Interventions in Pre-pubertal Boys: A Report on Preferences of Teenage Cancer Survivors, Parents, and Oncologists
Presenter: Armando Lorenzo
11:22 49. Variation in Use of Nephron-Sparing Surgery among Children with Renal Tumors
Presenter: David Chu
11:27 50. Could CT scan Accurately Stage Childhood Renal Tumors?
Presenter: Ahmed Abdelhalim
11:32 MP32. Impact of Nephrectomy on Long Term Renal Function in Non-Syndromic Children Treated for Unifocal Wilms Tumor
Presenter: Adam Kern
11:34-11:45 Q&A
11:45am-12:45pm Video Session
Chair: Gregory E. Dean, MD
Urology for Children, New Jersey
  • "Buccal Mucosa Vaginoplasty"
    Linda A. Baker, MD
    University of Texas Southwest Medical Center
  • "Loupe vs Microscopic Thiersch Hypospadias Repair"
    Mark Zaontz, MD
    Urology for Children, New Jersey
  • "Tunneled Buccal Mucosa Graft for Long Defects"
    Pual Zelkovic, MD
    Pediatric Urology Associates, New York
  • "Monti Vaginoplasty"
    Andrew Labbie, MD
    Miami Children's Hospital
  • "The Kelley Technique for Exstrophy Reconstruction"
    Mr. Peter Cuckow
    Great Ormond Street Hospital London
  • "Bilateral Renal Robotic Surgery in Infant"
    Paul Noh, MD
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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