Publications by authors named "Kourosh Afshar"

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Canadian Urological Association guideline for the management of bladder and bowel dysfunction in children.

Can Urol Assoc J 2020 Sep 28. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.6975DOI Listing
September 2020

The effects of antimuscarinic agents on the activity of the cardiac autonomic nervous system in children with functional overactive bladder.

J Pediatr Urol 2019 Dec 22;15(6):642.e1-642.e6. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

British Columbia Children's Hospital Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada; Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.08.010DOI Listing
December 2019

Integrating intraoperative physiology data into outcome analysis for the ACS Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

Paediatr Anaesth 2019 01 23;29(1):27-37. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/pan.13531
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January 2019

The relationship between preoperative nutritional state and adverse outcome following abdominal and thoracic surgery in children: Results from the NSQIP database.

J Pediatr Surg 2018 May 7;53(5):1046-1051. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

Divisions of Pediatric Surgery, Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.02.008DOI Listing
May 2018

Impact of Multidisciplinary Standardization of Care for Gastroschisis: Treatment, Outcomes, and Cost.

J Pediatr Surg 2018 May 7;53(5):892-897. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, British Columbia Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.02.013DOI Listing
May 2018

Canadian Urological Association guideline on the care of the normal foreskin and neonatal circumcision in Canadian infants (full version).

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Feb 1;12(2):E76-E99. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

Department of Urology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS; Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.5033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5937400PMC
February 2018

Case: Spontaneous bladder rupture presenting as sudden-onset abdominal pain in a child after many years in remission from bladder rhabdomyosarcoma.

Can Urol Assoc J 2018 Jan 1;12(1):E34-E36. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.4671DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783706PMC
January 2018

Treatment of varicocele in children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

J Pediatr Urol 2017 Oct 9;13(5):437-445. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2017.07.008DOI Listing
October 2017

CEVL interactive - Best surgical practices for Open Mitrofanoff Procedure.

J Pediatr Urol 2017 06 5;13(3):243-245. Epub 2017 May 5.

Division of Urology, Department of Urologic Sciences, BC Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2017.04.006DOI Listing
June 2017

Varicoceles in the pediatric population: Diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes.

Can Urol Assoc J 2017 Jan-Feb;11(1-2Suppl1):S34-S39

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.4340DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332232PMC
March 2017

Concurrent use of endourological and radiologic methods in the management of high-grade renal trauma.

Can Urol Assoc J 2016 Sep-Oct;10(9-10):E312-E315. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Department of Urologic Sciences; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5028217PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.3196DOI Listing
September 2016

The challenges of diagnosing obstructive hydronephrosis in children.

Authors:
Kourosh Afshar

Can Urol Assoc J 2016 Mar-Apr;10(3-4):101

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.3739DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4839989PMC
May 2016

Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Activity in Children with Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction.

J Urol 2016 Apr 28;195(4 Pt 2):1245-9. Epub 2016 Feb 28.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.11.020DOI Listing
April 2016

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and non-opioids for acute renal colic.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Jun 29(6):CD006027. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

Department of Urology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Children's Ambulatory Care Building, Urology Clinic, K0-134, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6H 3V4.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/14651858.CD006027.pub2
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June 2015

Randomized intervention for children with VesicoureReflux (RIVUR) Study: a new look at an old question? Commentary on antimicrobial prophylaxis for children with vesicoureteral reflux.

Authors:
Kourosh Afshar

Urology 2014 Nov 24;84(5):991-2. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2014.07.010DOI Listing
November 2014

Aspiration and sclerotherapy versus hydrocoelectomy for treating hydrocoeles.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Nov 13(11):CD009735. Epub 2014 Nov 13.

Department of Urology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009735.pub2DOI Listing
November 2014

Biofeedback for nonneuropathic daytime voiding disorders in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

J Urol 2015 Jan 27;193(1):274-9. Epub 2014 Jul 27.

Department of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2014.07.097DOI Listing
January 2015

ACS national surgical quality improvement program: targeting quality improvement in Canadian pediatric surgery.

J Pediatr Surg 2014 May 22;49(5):682-7. Epub 2014 Feb 22.

Division of Urology, BC Children's Hospital, Department of Urologic Sciences, University of BC, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.02.047DOI Listing
May 2014

VURD syndrome--does it really preserve long-term renal function?

J Urol 2014 May 26;191(5 Suppl):1523-6. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2013.09.062DOI Listing
May 2014

The application of tissue-engineered preputial matrix and fibrin sealant for urethral reconstruction in rabbit model.

Int Urol Nephrol 2014 Aug 12;46(8):1573-80. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Pediatric Urology Research Center, Section of Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells Therapy, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, No. 62, Dr. Qarib's Street, Keshavarz Boulevard, Tehran, 1419433151, Iran,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11255-014-0684-3DOI Listing
August 2014

Management of pediatric penile keloid.

Can Urol Assoc J 2013 Sep-Oct;7(9-10):E618-20

Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.408DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3776043PMC
September 2013

Pediatric bladder neuroblastoma: Case report and literature review.

Can Urol Assoc J 2013 Sep-Oct;7(9-10):E609-11

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.183DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3776040PMC
September 2013

Leadership in Canadian urology: what is the right stuff?

J Surg Educ 2013 Sep-Oct;70(5):606-12. Epub 2013 May 31.

Department of Urologic Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.04.013DOI Listing
May 2014

Cystic intratesticular lesions in pediatric patients.

J Pediatr Surg 2013 Aug;48(8):1773-7

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.10.049DOI Listing
August 2013

Ambulant monitoring of bladder oxygenation and hemodynamics using wireless near-infrared spectroscopy.

Can Urol Assoc J 2013 Jan-Feb;7(1-2):E98-E104

Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, UBC Hospital Bladder Care Centre, Vancouver BC;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3650823PMC
May 2013

Pelvic dural ectasia leading to bilateral ureteric obstruction in the pediatric patient.

Can Urol Assoc J 2013 Jan-Feb;7(1-2):E115-7

Department of Urological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.251DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3650805PMC
May 2013

A prospective randomized trial of povidone-iodine prophylactic cleansing of the rectum before transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy.

J Urol 2013 Apr 2;189(4):1326-31. Epub 2012 Oct 2.

Department of Urologic Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2012.09.121DOI Listing
April 2013

Bladder neck closure in conjunction with enterocystoplasty and Mitrofanoff diversion for complex incontinence: closing the door for good.

J Urol 2012 Oct 19;188(4 Suppl):1561-5. Epub 2012 Aug 19.

Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2012.02.027DOI Listing
October 2012

Trends in urology resident exposure to minimally invasive surgery for index procedures: a tale of two countries.

J Surg Educ 2012 Sep-Oct;69(5):670-5. Epub 2012 May 9.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2012.04.007DOI Listing
January 2013

Reliability assessment of international grading system for vesicoureteral reflux.

J Urol 2012 Oct 18;188(4 Suppl):1490-2. Epub 2012 Aug 18.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2012.02.015DOI Listing
October 2012

Tattooing and risk of hepatitis B: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Can J Public Health 2012 May-Jun;103(3):207-12

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6974244PMC
September 2012

Duplicate publications: A sample of redundancy in the Journal of Urology.

Can Urol Assoc J 2012 Jun;6(3):177-80

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.11265DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3367011PMC
June 2012

Prediction of the outcome of antenatally diagnosed hydronephrosis: a multivariable analysis.

J Pediatr Urol 2012 Apr 16;8(2):135-9. Epub 2011 Jun 16.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2011.05.013DOI Listing
April 2012

The surgical personality: comparisons between urologists, non-urologists and non-surgeons.

Can Urol Assoc J 2011 Jun;5(3):182-5

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.10142DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3114028PMC
June 2011

Surgical case volume in Canadian urology residency: a comparison of trends in open and minimally invasive surgical experience.

J Endourol 2011 Jun 10;25(6):1063-7. Epub 2011 Apr 10.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/end.2010.0304
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2010.0304DOI Listing
June 2011

Circumcision and non-HIV sexually transmitted infections.

Can Urol Assoc J 2011 Feb;5(1):58-9

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.11009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3036761PMC
February 2011

Peer-reviewed publications by CUA members: then and now.

Can Urol Assoc J 2010 Dec;4(6):385-90

Department of Urologic Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2997827PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.950DOI Listing
December 2010

Editorial comment.

Authors:
Kourosh Afshar

J Urol 2010 Dec 18;184(6):2515. Epub 2010 Oct 18.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2010.08.098DOI Listing
December 2010

Pre- and postnatal findings in a boy with duplication of the bladder and intestine: report and review.

Am J Med Genet A 2009 Dec;149A(12):2795-802

Department of Biochemical Diseases, BC Children's and Women's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.a.33091DOI Listing
December 2009

Development of a symptom score for dysfunctional elimination syndrome.

J Urol 2009 Oct 20;182(4 Suppl):1939-43. Epub 2009 Aug 20.

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2009.03.009DOI Listing
October 2009

Editorial comment.

Authors:
Kourosh Afshar

J Urol 2009 Oct 18;182(4 Suppl):1827. Epub 2009 Aug 18.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2009.03.108DOI Listing
October 2009

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and prostate cancer: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.

Can Urol Assoc J 2009 Aug;3(4):323-330

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2723875PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.1129DOI Listing
August 2009

The top 100 cited articles in urology.

Can Urol Assoc J 2009 Aug;3(4):293-302

Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2723888PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.5489/cuaj.1123DOI Listing
August 2009

Complications of the catheterizable channel following continent urinary diversion: their nature and timing.

J Urol 2008 Oct 21;180(4 Suppl):1856-60. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

Department of Pediatric Urological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2008.03.093DOI Listing
October 2008

Cryptorchidism: the veracity of online information accessible to the public.

J Pediatr Surg 2007 Oct;42(10):1745-8

Department of Pediatric Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.05.034DOI Listing
October 2007

Randomized controlled trials in pediatric urology: room for improvement.

J Urol 2006 Jul;176(1):306-9; discussion 309-10

Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(06)00560-XDOI Listing
July 2006

Recruitment in pediatric clinical trials: an ethical perspective.

J Urol 2005 Sep;174(3):835-40

Division of Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ju.0000169135.17634.bcDOI Listing
September 2005

Vesicoureteral reflux and complete ureteral duplication. Conservative or surgical management?

J Urol 2005 May;173(5):1725-7

Division of Urology and Clinical Epidemiology, British Columbia's Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ju.0000154164.99648.eeDOI Listing
May 2005

A novel approach to skin coverage for epispadias repair.

J Urol 2005 Apr;173(4):1332-3

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ju.0000156557.20242.11DOI Listing
April 2005

Retroperitoneal-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children: initial experience.

J Endourol 2004 Nov;18(9):879-82

Division of Urology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2004.18.879DOI Listing
November 2004

Autoaugmentation by detrusor myotomy: its lack of effectiveness in the management of congenital neuropathic bladder.

J Urol 2003 Oct;170(4 Pt 2):1643-6; discussion 1646

Division of Pediatric Urology, British Columbia Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ju.0000083800.25112.22DOI Listing
October 2003