Papers Accepted for Publication

The following is a recent summary of papers accepted for publication from the Department of Pediatric Urology at DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan

Published Papers

1. Sammon JD, Sharma P, Rahbar H, Roghmann F, Ghani KR, Sukumar S, Karakiewicz PI, Peabody JO, Elder JS, Menon M, Sun M, Trinh QD. Predictors of admission in patients presenting to the emergency department with urinary tract infection.World J Urol 2014; 3: 813-819.

2. Sammon J, Zhu G, Sood A, Sukumar S, Kim SP, Sun M, Karakiewicz PI, Menon M, Trinh QD, Elder JS: Pediatric nephrectomy: incidence, indications, and utilization of minimally invasive techniques. J Urol 2014, 191: 764-770.

3. Sukumar S, Roghmann F, Sood A, Abdo A, Menon M, Sammon JD, Sun M, Varda B, Trinh QD, Elder JS: Correction of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children: national trends and comparative effectiveness in operative outcomes. J Endourol 2014; 28: 592-598.

4. Ghani KR, Trinh QD, Jeong W, Friedman A, Lakshmanan Y, Menon M, Elder JS: Robotic nephrolithotomy and pyelolithotomy with utilization of the robotic ultrasound probe. Int Braz J Urol 2014; 40: 125-126.

5. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Fedele, D.A., Grant, D., Veenstra, A.L., Kovacevic, L., Elder, J.S., & Lakshmanan, Y. Factor analysis of the pediatric symptom checklist in a population of children with voiding dysfunction. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2014;  21:72-80.

6. Kovacevic, LG, Wolfe-Christensen, C, Mirkovic, J, Yih, J, & Lakshmanan, Y. Renal bladder ultrasound evaluation in monosymptomatic primary nocturnal enuresis: Is it really necessary? Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Jan 18 [Epub ahead of print]

7. Wolfe-Christensen C, Fedele DA, Kirk K, Mullins LL, Lakshmanan, Y, & Wisniewski, AB. (2013). Stress is differentially associated with parenting style and mental health of caregivers of children with a disorder of sex development. Journal of Pediatric Urology. doi:10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.11.016 [Epub ahead of print]

8. Kovecevic, LG., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Lu, H., M., Mirkovic, J., Thottam, P.J. et al. (accepted for publication). Why does adenotonsillectomy not correct enuresis in all children with sleep-disordered breathing? J Urol.

9. Ryan, J.L., Eddington, A.R., Hullmann, S.E., Ramsey, R.R., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Chaney, J.M., & Mullins, L.L. (accepted for publication). An examination of parenting capacity variables and child adjustment outcomes across socioeconomic level in pediatric cancer. Children’s Health Care.

10. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Fedele, DA, Mullins LL, Lakshmanan Y, & Wisniewski, AB. (2014) Differences in anxiety and depression between male and female caregivers of children with a disorder of sex development. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 27, 617-621.

11. Kovacevic, L.G., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Mirkovic, J., Yih, J., & Lakshmanan, Y. (2014). Renal bladder ultrasound evaluation in monosymptomatic primary nocturnal enuresis: Is it really necessary? J Pediatr Neph, 29, 1189-1194.

12. Suson KD, Colombani PM, Jallo GI, Gearhart JP. Intracranial Anomalies and Cloacal Exstrophy - Is There a Role for Screening? Accepted for publication, Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

13. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Fedele, D.A., Grant, D., Veenstra, A.L., Kovacevic, L., Elder, J.S., & Lakshmanan, Y. Factor analysis of the pediatric symptom checklist in a population of children with voiding dysfunction. Accepted for Publication in Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.

14. Qi L, Wang M, Yagnik G, Mattheisen M, Gearhart JP, Lakshmanan Y, Ebert AK, Rösch W, Ludwig M, Draaken M, Reutter H, Boyadjiev SA. Candidate gene association study implicates p63 in the etiology of nonsyndromic bladder-exstrophy-epispadias complex. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2013 Aug 2. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23161. [Epub ahead of print]

15. Suson KD, Mathews R. Evaluation of Children with Urinary Tract Infection - Impact of the 2011 AAPGuidelines on the Diagnosis of Vesicoureteral Reflux Using a Historical Series. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]

16. Elder JS, Diaz M. Vesicoureteral reflux – the role of bladder and bowel dysfunction. Nat Rev Urol. 2013 Oct 15 [Epub ahead of print]

17. Kovacevic L, Lu H, Lakshmanan, Y. Urinary turbidity as a marker of crystallization: is spectrophotometric assessment useful? Int Urol Nephrol. 2013. 45(4):1009-15.

18. Kovacevic L, Thottam PJ, Madgy D, Abdulhamid I. Sleep architecture parameters predicting post-operative nocturnal enuresis resolution in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology. 2013. 122.

19. Suson KD, Mathews R. Evaluation of Children with Urinary Tract Infection - Impact of the 2011 AAP Guidelines on the Diagnosis of Vesicoureteral Reflux Using a Historical Series. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]

20. Suson KD, Colombani PM, Jallo GI, Gearhart JP. Intracranial Anomalies and Cloacal Exstrophy - Is There a Role for Screening? J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov;48(11):2256-60.

21. Friedman AA, Elder JS. Words of wisdom: Re: The current state of surgical practice for neonatal torsion: a survey of pediatric urologists. Eur Urol. 2013 Sep;64(3):513-5. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.06.029.

22. Suson KD, Preece J, Baradaran N, Di Carlo HN, Gearhart JP. The Fate of the Complete Female Epispadias and Exstrophy Bladder: Is There a Difference? J Urol. 2013 Oct;190(4 Suppl):1583-9.

23. Preece J, Suson KD, Wang MH, Shanker K, Feja K, Tolan RW Jr, Clewner LM, Lera Liv Fina C, Peter Everson C. Index of Suspicion. Pediatr Rev. 2013 Sep;34(9):408-16.

24. Suson KD, Sponseller PD, Gearhart JP. Bony abnormalities in classic bladder exstrophy: The urologist's perspective. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Apr;9(2):112-22.

25. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Manolis, A., Guy, W.C., Kovacevic, N., Zoubi, N., El-Baba, M., Kovacevic, L.G., Lakshmanan, Y. (2013). Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction: Evidence for Multidisciplinary Care. Journal of Urology. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]

26. Friedman, A.A., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Toffoli, A., Elder, J.S., & Lakshmanan, Y. (2013). History of recurrent urinary tract infection not predictive of abnormality on voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) or dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) renal scan. Pediatric Surgery International, 29, 639-43. doi: 10.1007/s00383-013-3301-0

27. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Kovacevic, L., Mirkovic, J., & Lakshmanan, Y. (2013). Lower Health-Related Quality of Life and Psychosocial Difficulties In Children with Nocturnal Enuresis: Is Snoring a Marker of Severity? Journal of Urology, 190, 1501-4. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.01.060

28. Kumar, A., Behen, M.E., Singsoonsud, P., Veenstra, A.L., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Helder, E., & Chugani, H.T. (2013). Microstructural abnormalities in language and limbic pathways in orphanage-reared children: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Journal of Child Neurology. doi: 10.1177/0883073812474098 [Epub ahead of print]

29. Suson KD, Stec AA, Gearhart JP, Shimoda LA. Transforming Growth Factor Beta 1 Mediates Migration in Cultured Human Control and Exstrophy Bladder Smooth Muscle Cells. J Urol. 2012 Oct;188(4 Suppl):1528-34.

30. Suson KD, Stec AA, Shimoda LA, Gearhart JP. Characterization of Exstrophy Bladder Smooth Muscle Cells in Culture. J Urol. 2012 Oct;188(4 Suppl):1521-27.

31. Koyle MA, Kirsch AJ, Barone CJ 2nd, Elder JS, Shifrin D, Skoog SJ, Snodgrass WT, Weiss RA.Challenges in childhood urinary tract infection/vesicoureteral reflux investigation and management: calming the storm. Urology. 2012 Sep;80(3):503-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.06.005. Epub 2012 Jul 26.

32. Sukumar S, Sun M, Karakiewicz PI, Friedman AA, Chun FK, Sammon J, Ghani KR, Ravi P, Bianchi M, Jeong W, Shariat SF, Hansen J, Peabody JO, Elder JS, Menon M, Trinh QD. National trends and disparities in the use of minimally invasive adult pyeloplasty. J Urol. 2012 Sep;188(3):913-8. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.05.013. Epub 2012 Jul 20.

33. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Veenstra, A.L., Kovacevic, L., Elder, J.S., & Lakshmanan, Y. (2012). Psychosocial difficulties in children referred to pediatric urology: A Closer Look. Urology, 80, 907-912.

34. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Fedele, D.A., Kirk, K., Phillips, T.M., Mazur, T., Mullins, L.L., Chernausek, SD., Lakshmanan, Y., & Wisniewski, A.B. (2012). Degree of external genital malformation at birth in children with a disorder of sex development and subsequent caregiver distress. Journal of Urology, 88, 1596-1600.

35. Kovacevic, L., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Edwards, L. & Lakshmanan, Y. (2012). From hypercalciuria to hypocitraturia - An evolving trend in pediatric urolithiasis? Journal of Urology, 88, 1623-1627.

36. Doherty PJ, Friedman AA, Migeon CJ, Macura KL, Salmasi AH, Lakshmanan Y.  Absence of Prostatic Growth in Large Cohort of Adult Female Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.  Journal of Urology, 188, 1588-95.

37. Page, M.C., Fedele, D.A., Pai, A.L.H. ,Anderson, J., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Ryan, J.L., & Mullins, L.L. (2012). The relationship of maternal and child illness uncertainty to child depressive symptomotology: A mediational model. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 37, 97-105.

38. Kovacevic LJurewicz MDabaja AThomas RDiaz MMadgy DNLakshmanan Y. Enuretic children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Should they see otolaryngology first? J Pediatr Urol 2012:1-6

39. Kovacevic LG, Lakshmanan Y. Re: tonsillectomy does not improve bedwetting: results of a prospective controlled trial. C. M. Kalorin, J. Mouzakes, J. P. Gavin, T. D. Davis, P. Feustel and B. A. Kogan. J Urol 2010; 184: 2527-2531. J Urol. 2011 Jul;186(1):352-3.

40. Penna FJ, Elder JS. CKD and bladder problems in children. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2011 Sep;18(5):362-9. doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2011.08.001.

41. Elder JS. Why do our colleagues still image for cryptorchidism? Ignoring the evidence. J Urol. 2011 May;185(5):1566-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.02.2589. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

42. Koyle MA, Elder JS, Skoog SJ, Mattoo TK, Pohl HG, Reddy PP, Abidari JM, Snodgrass WT. Febrile urinary tract infection, vesicoureteral reflux, and renal scarring: current controversies in approach to evaluation. Pediatr Surg Int. 2011 Apr;27(4):337-46.

43. Elder JS, Toffoli A. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2011 Feb;185(2):662.

44. Reutter H, Boyadjiev SA, Gambhir L, Ebert AK, Rösch WH, Stein R, Schröder A, Boemers TM, Bartels E, Vogt H, Utsch B, Müller M, Detlefsen B, Zwink N, Rogenhofer S, Gobet R, Beckers GM, Bökenkamp A, Kajbafzadeh AM, Jaureguizar E, Draaken M, Lakshmanan Y, Gearhart JP, Ludwig M, Nöthen MM, Jenetzky E. Phenotype severity in the bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex: analysis of genetic and nongenetic contributing factors in 441 families from North America and Europe. J Pediatr. 2011 Nov;159(5):825-831.

45. Suson KD, Richard H, Phelan MW. Cryoablation of Renal Fossa Recurrence Following Radical Nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2011. 25(4):559-62.

46. Suson KD, Sausville JE, Sener A, Phelan MW. Native Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma in Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2011. 91(12):1376-9.

47. Valentini RP, Lakshmanan Y. Nephrolithiasis in children. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2011 Sep;18(5):370-5.

48. Suson KD, Gupta AD, Wang MH. Bloody urine after minor trauma in a child: isolated renal injury versus congenital anomaly? J Pediatr. 2011 Nov;159(5):870.

49. Hullmann, S.E., Fedele, D.A., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Mullins, L.L., & Wisniewski, A.B. (2011). Differences in adjustment by developmental stage among caregivers of children with disorders of sex development. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology, 2011, 16.

50. Kirk, K.D., Fedele, D.A., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Phillips, T.M., Mazur, T., Mullins, S.D. et al. (2011). Parenting characteristics of female caregivers of children affected by chronic endocrine conditions: Comparisons between disorders of sex development and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26, 29-36.

51. Behen, M.E., Juhasz, C., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Guy, W., Halverson, S., Rothermel, R., Janisse, J., & Chugani, H.T. (2011). Brain damage and IQ in unilateral Sturge-Weber Syndrome: Support for a "fresh start" hypothesis. Epilepsy and Behavior, 22, 352-7.

52. Fedele, D.A., Mullins, L.L., Wolfe-Christensen, C., & Carpentier, M.Y. (2011). Longitudinal assessment of maternal parenting capacity variables and child adjustment outcomes in pediatric cancer. Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, 33, 199-202.

53. Mayes, S. Wolfe-Christensen, C., Mullins, L.L., & Parkhurst-Cain, J.C. (2011). Psychoeducational concerns among children and adolescents with sickle cell disease. Children’s Health Care, 40, 101-115.

54. Mullins, L.L., Wolfe-Christensen, C., Chaney, J.M., Elkin, T.D., Wiener, L., Hullmann, S.E., et al (2011). The relationship between single parent status and parenting capacities in mothers of youth with chronic health conditions: The mediating role of income. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36, 249-57.

55. Elder JS. Editorial comment. Urology. 2010 Dec;76(6):1461.

56. Peters CA, Skoog SJ, Arant BS Jr, Copp HL, Elder JS, Hudson RG, Khoury AE, Lorenzo AJ, Pohl HG, Shapiro E, Snodgrass WT, Diaz M. Summary of the AUA Guideline on Management of Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children. J Urol. 2010 Sep;184(3):1134-44.

57. Skoog SJ, Peters CA, Arant BS Jr, Copp HL, Elder JS, Hudson RG, Khoury AE, Lorenzo AJ, Pohl HG, Shapiro E, Snodgrass WT, Diaz M. Pediatric Vesicoureteral Reflux Guidelines Panel Summary Report: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Screening Siblings of Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux and Neonates/Infants With Prenatal Hydronephrosis. J Urol. 2010 Sep;184(3):1145-51.

58. Suson K, Mathews R, Goldstein J, Dehner LP. “Juvenile Xanthogranuloma Presenting As a Testicular Mass in Infancy. A clinical and pathologic study of two cases.” Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2010. 13(1):39-45.

59. Qi L, Chen K, Hur DJ, Yagnik G, Lakshmanan Y, Kotch LE, Ashrafi GH, Martinez-Murillo F, Kowalski J, Naydenov C, Wittler L, Gearhart JP, Draaken M, Reutter H, Ludwig M, Boyadjiev SA. Genome-wide expression profiling of urinary bladder implicates desmosomal and cytoskeletal dysregulation in the bladder exstrophy-epispadias complex. Int J Mol Med. 2011 Jun;27(6):755-65.

Books / Chapters

1. Elder JS, Shapiro E: Posterior Urethral Valves. In: Holcolmb GW, Murphy JP, Ostlie DJ (Eds.), Ashcraft's Pediatric Surgery, 6th edition, Elsevier, 2014, p. 762-772. Suson KD. Chapter 28: Obstructing Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract. Handbook of Urology, Ed. Parsons JK, Eiffler JB, and Han M. Wiley, 2014.

2. Suson KD. Chapter 32: The Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex. Handbook of Urology, Ed. Parsons JK, Eiffler JB, and Han M. Wiley, 2014.

3. Penna FP, Elder JS: Operating room setup and instrumentation. In: Gundeti, M (eds), Pediatric Robotic and Reconstructive Surgery. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, p. 29-37.

4. Elder JS: Undescended testes. In: Rabinowitz R, Hulbert W, Mevorach R (eds): Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Physician. Humana Press, 2012, in press.

5. Elder JS, Shapiro E: Posterior urethral valves. In: Holcomb GW III, Murphy JP (eds), Pediatric Surgery, 6th Ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2013, in press.

6. Elder JS: Vesicoureteral reflux and ureteral reimplantation. In: Abaza, R (ed.), Robotic Renal Surgery. Benign and Cancer Surgery for the Kidneys and Ureters. New York: Springer, 2013, p. 153-164.

7. Suson, KD. Chapter 28 Obstructing Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract. In: Handbook of Urology. Ed: Parsons JK, Eifler JB, Han M. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

8. Suson, KD. Chapter 32 The Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex. In: Handbook of Urology. Ed: ParsonsJK, Eifler JB, Han M. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

9. Friedman, A., and Lakshmanan, Y: Renal Trauma in “Clinical Decision Support: Pediatrics”, 2012.   e-Book published by Decision Support in Medicine, Wilmington, DE.

10. Eldridge, M.A. and Lakshmanan, Y: Voiding dysfunction. In Chand and Valentini (eds): Clinician’s Manual of  Pediatric Nephrology.  Pages 381-95, 2011. World Scientific Publishing Company,Singapore. .

11. Kaul, S and Lakshmanan, Y: Neuropathic bladder and spinal dysraphism. In Chand and Valentini (eds): Clinician’s Manual of Pediatric Nephrology.  Pages 396-409, 2011. World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapore.

12. Elder JS: Congenital anomalies and dysgenesis of the kidneys. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1827-1829.

13. Elder JS: Urinary tract infections. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1829-1834.

14. Elder JS: Vesicoureteral reflux. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1834-1838.

15. Elder JS: Obstruction of the urinary tract. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1838-1847.

16. Elder JS: Anomalies of the bladder. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1847.

17. Elder JS: Neuropathic bladder. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1847.

18. Elder JS: Voiding dysfunction. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1847-1852.

19. Elder JS: Anomalies of the penis and urethra. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1852-1858.

20. Elder JS: Disorders and anomalies of the scrotal contents. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1858-1864.

21. Elder JS: Trauma to the genitourinary tract. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1864.

22. Elder JS: Urinary lithiasis. In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE (eds), Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011, p. 1864.

23. Kaul SA, Elder JS: Robotic surgery of the kidney in children. In: Hemal AK, Menon M (eds): Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery. London: Springer, 2011, p. 581-594.

24. Elder JS: Management of antenatal hydronephrosis. In: Puri P: Newborn Surgery, 3rd edition, London: Hodder-Arnold, 2011, p. 856-871.

25. Kovacevic L, Mattoo T. Acute cystitis. In: Chand  DH , Rudolph P. Valentini. Clinician’s Manual of Pediatric Nephrology, World Scientific Pub CO, pp 339-345, 2011

26. Kovacevic L, Mattoo T. Acute pyelonephritis. In: Chand DH, Valentini RP. Clinician’s Manual of Pediatric Nephrology, World Scientific Pub CO, pp 345-351, 2011 

27. Kovacevic L, Mattoo T. Vesicoureteral reflux. In: Chand DH, Valentini RP. Clinician’s Manual of Pediatric Nephrology, World Scientific Pub CO, pp 351-355, 2011