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Children’s pediatric urologists are featured on the cover of M.D. News for pioneering the minimally invasive treatment of vesicoureteral reflux.


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Pediatric Robotic Pyeloplasty
James M. Elmore, M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine/Georgia Urology
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Special thanks to:
Chris Swindle (1rst Assist)
Susie Kittle, RN, BSN, CNOR


Journal Articles

  • “Evolution of single practice trends in the surgical approach to the undescended testicle.” Journal of Urology. Cuda SP, Srinivasan AK, Kalisvaart J, Kirsch A. 2011 Jun;185(6 Suppl):2451-4. Epub 2011 Apr 28. PMID: 21555009
  • “Is endoscopic injection therapy a reasonable treatment option for low-grade vesicoureteral reflux in association with overactive bladder?” Journal of Urology. Kraft KH, Molitierno JA Jr, Dewhurst L, Geers C, Gunderson K, Scherz HC, Kirsch AJ. 2011 May 6 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21550643
  • “Clinical and radiographic results of endoscopic injection for vesicoureteral reflux: defining measures of success.” Journal of Pediatric Urology. Kaye JD, Srinivasan AK, Delaney C, Cerwinka WH, Elmore JM, Scherz HC, Kirsch AJ. 2011 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21543259
  • “Does compliance status predict clinical status in patients undergoing endoscopic management of vesicouerteral reflux?” Journal of Pediatric Urology. Kalisvaart JF, Scherz HC, Cuda S, Kaye JD, Kirsch AJ. 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21531176
  • “Rotation of the amputated fistula tract fir the management of congenital urethral-enteric fistula with severe urethral stenosis: a novel technique with long term outcomes.” Journal of Pediatric Urology. Kaye JD, Srinivasan AK, Koyle MA, Smith EA, Kraft KH, Hanna MK, Kirsch AJ. 2011 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 21507726
  • Randomized controlled clinical trials, the rarely achieved gold standard. Srinavasan A., Smith EA., Dialogues in Pediatric
  • Disorders of Bladder and Cloacal Anomaly. Arlen A, Smith EA. Seminars in Perinatalogy. Greenbaum and Rhealt Ed. Elsevior, IN
  • Does augmentation cystoplasty with continent reconstruction at a young age increase risk of complications and secondary surgeries? Merriman LS, Arlen AM, Kirsch AJ, Leong T, Smith EA. Journal of Pediatric Urology. SUBMITTED March 2014
  • Merriman LS, Arlen AM, Broecker BH, Smith EA, Kirsch AJ and Elmore JM. The GMS hypospadias score: Assessment of inter-observer reliability and correlation with postoperative complications. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec;9(6):707-712.