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Michael Kurtz, M.D.

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  1. Lee JJ, Venna AM, McCarthy I, Cilento BG, Demers MG, MacDougall RD, Beaulieu D, Nosrati R, Nelson CP, Kurtz MP. Flat Panel Detector c-Arms Are Associated with Dramatically Reduced Radiation Exposure During Ureteroscopy and Produce Superior Images. J Endourol. 2021 Mar 24. PMID: 33528298.
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  2. Kurtz MP. Serum Markers in Adolescent Varicocele. J Urol. 2021 03; 205(3):651-652. PMID: 33332153.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Nelson CP, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, Venna A, McNamara ER. Timing and outcomes of testicular torsion during the COVID-19 crisis. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Dec; 16(6):841.e1-841.e5. PMID: 33223456.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  4. Nelson CP, Kurtz MP, Venna A, Cilento BG, Baum MA. Pharmacological Dilutional Therapy Using the Vasopressin Antagonist Tolvaptan for Young Patients With Cystinuria: A Pilot Investigation. Urology. 2020 Oct; 144:65-70. PMID: 32683063.
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  5. Gray MC, Zillioux JM, Varda B, Herndon CDA, Kurtz MP, Chow JS, Kern NG. Assessment of urinary tract dilation grading amongst pediatric urologists. J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Aug; 16(4):457.e1-457.e6. PMID: 32430210.
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  6. Kurtz MP, Nelson CP. Response to commentary Re: 'Urology Mythbusters: Are topical corticosteroids effective for treating post-circumcision penile adhesions?' J Pediatr Urol. 2020 04; 16(2):229. PMID: 32280059.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Kurtz MP, Nelson CP. Urology Mythbusters: are topical corticosteroids effective for treating postcircumcision penile adhesions? J Pediatr Urol. 2020 04; 16(2):222-226. PMID: 32173326.
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  8. Acuña C, López PJ, Sierralta MC, Kurtz MP, Nelson CP, Yankovic F. Urology mythbusters: do we need to surgically correct vesicoureteral reflux in older girls to prevent problems in future pregnancy? (revision 1). J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Dec; 15(6):668-671. PMID: 31564587.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Kurtz MP. Fluoroless or fluoro less. J Pediatr Urol. 2019 10; 15(5):591-592. PMID: 31494043.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Wang HH, Kurtz M, Logvinenko T, Nelson C. Why Does Prevention of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection not Result in Less Renal Scarring? A Deeper Dive into the RIVUR Trial. J Urol. 2019 08; 202(2):400-405. PMID: 31026216.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Finkelstein JB, Cahill D, Kurtz MP, Campbell J, Schumann C, Varda BK, Grant R, Humphrey K, Meyers H, Nelson CP, Estrada CR. The Use of Telemedicine for the Postoperative Urological Care of Children: Results of a Pilot Program. J Urol. 2019 07; 202(1):159-163. PMID: 30707132.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Kurtz MP, Nelson CP. Urology Mythbusters: should hydronephrosis grade be used to decide which newborns should undergo voiding cystourethrogram? J Pediatr Urol. 2019 Feb; 15(1):93-96. PMID: 30442542.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Kurtz MP, Diamond DA. Measuring testicular asymmetry in healthy adolescent boys. BJU Int. 2018 10; 122(4):530-531. PMID: 30251473.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Cilento BG, Kim DS, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, MacDougall RD, Nelson CP. The effect of surgeon versus technologist control of fluoroscopy on radiation exposure during pediatric ureteroscopy: A randomized trial. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):334.e1-334.e8. PMID: 30257794.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  15. Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Cilento BG, Kim DS, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, MacDougall RD, Nelson CP. Response to letter to the editor re "The effect of surgeon vs. technologist control of fluoroscopy on radiation exposure during pediatric ureteroscopy: A randomized trial". J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):363. PMID: 29914822.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  16. Kurtz MP, MacDougall RD, Nelson CP. Urology mythbusters: Radiation and radiophobia. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 06; 14(3):291-295. PMID: 29571659.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  17. Varda BK, Wang Y, Chung BI, Lee RS, Kurtz MP, Nelson CP, Chang SL. Has the robot caught up? National trends in utilization, perioperative outcomes, and cost for open, laparoscopic, and robotic pediatric pyeloplasty in the United States from 2003 to 2015. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):336.e1-336.e8. PMID: 29530407.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Diamond DA, Chan IHY, Holland AJA, Kurtz MP, Nelson C, Estrada CR, Bauer S, Tam PKH. Advances in paediatric urology. Lancet. 2017 Sep 09; 390(10099):1061-1071. PMID: 28901936.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. McQuaid JW, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, Nelson CP. Bladder debris on renal and bladder ultrasound: A significant predictor of positive urine culture. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Aug; 13(4):385.e1-385.e5. PMID: 28595971.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Sack BS, Schäfer M, Kurtz MP. The Dilemma of Adolescent Varicoceles: Do They Really Have to Be Repaired? Curr Urol Rep. 2017 May; 18(5):38. PMID: 28315171.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Kurtz MP. What Can we Learn (and What Can't we Learn) from Observational Studies of Adolescent Varicocele Treatment? J Urol. 2017 07; 198(1):6-8. PMID: 28412377.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Kurtz MP, Nelson CP. Urology mythbusters: The 5:1 ratio in ureteral reimplantation. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 04; 13(2):187-188. PMID: 28396203.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Borer JG, Vasquez E, Canning DA, Kryger JV, Bellows A, Weiss D, Groth T, Shukla A, Kurtz MP, Mitchell ME. Short-term outcomes of the multi-institutional bladder exstrophy consortium: Successes and complications in the first two years of collaboration. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Jun; 13(3):275.e1-275.e6. PMID: 28314702.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Kurtz MP, Nelson CP. Urology Mythbusters: Introducing a new feature of the journal. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 04; 13(2):122. PMID: 28238608.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Kurtz MP, Nelson CP. Re: "Sureka SK, Patidar N, Mittal V, Kapoor R, Srivastava A, Kishore K, et al. Safe and optimal pneumoperitoneal pressure for transperitoneal laparoscopic renal surgery in infant less than 10 kg, looked beyond intraoperative period: A prospective randomized study." J Pediatr Urol 2016;12:281.e1-281.e7. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 04; 13(2):236. PMID: 28215836.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Kurtz MP, Eswara JR, Vetter JM, Nelson CP, Brandes SB. Blunt Abdominal Trauma from Motor Vehicle Collisions from 2007 to 2011: Renal Injury Probability and Severity in Children versus Adults. J Urol. 2017 03; 197(3 Pt 2):906-910. PMID: 27992751.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Schaeffer AJ, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, McCartin MT, Prabhu SP, Nelson CP, Chow JS. MRI-based reference range for the renal pelvis anterior-posterior diameter in children ages 0-19 years. Br J Radiol. 2016 Nov; 89(1067):20160211. PMID: 27610649.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Kurtz MP, Leow JJ, Varda BK, Logvinenko T, Yu RN, Nelson CP, Chung BI, Chang SL. Robotic versus open pediatric ureteral reimplantation: Costs and complications from a nationwide sample. J Pediatr Urol. 2016 Dec; 12(6):408.e1-408.e6. PMID: 27593917.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Kurtz MP, Leow JJ, Varda BK, Logvinenko T, McQuaid JW, Yu RN, Nelson CP, Chung BI, Chang SL. The Decline of the Open Ureteral Reimplant in the United States: National Data From 2003 to 2013. Urology. 2017 Feb; 100:193-197. PMID: 27473557.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Kurtz MP, Koh CJ, Jamail GA, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Shamshirsaz AA, Espinoza J, Cass DL, Olutoye OO, Olutoye OA, Braun MC, Roth DR, Belfort MA, Ruano R. Factors associated with fetal shunt dislodgement in lower urinary tract obstruction. Prenat Diagn. 2016 Aug; 36(8):720-5. PMID: 27247093.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Diamond DA, Kurtz MP. Re: Evaluation and Management of the Adolescent Varicocele: T. F. Kolon J Urol 2015; 194: 1194-1201. J Urol. 2016 04; 195(4 Pt 1):1173-5. PMID: 26783935.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Kurtz MP, McNamara ER, Schaeffer AJ, Logvinenko T, Nelson CP. Association of BMI and pediatric urologic postoperative events: Results from pediatric NSQIP. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):224.e1-6. PMID: 26139160.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. McNamara ER, Kurtz MP, Schaeffer AJ, Logvinenko T, Nelson CP. 30-Day morbidity after augmentation enterocystoplasty and appendicovesicostomy: A NSQIP pediatric analysis. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):209.e1-6. PMID: 26049255.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Kurtz MP, Chow JS, Johnson EK, Rosoklija I, Logvinenko T, Nelson CP. Imaging after urinary tract infection in older children and adolescents. J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5 Suppl):1778-82. PMID: 25817157.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Kurtz MP, Zurakowski D, Rosoklija I, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Johnson KL, Migliozzi M, Diamond DA. Semen parameters in adolescents with varicocele: association with testis volume differential and total testis volume. J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5 Suppl):1843-7. PMID: 25813564.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Kurtz MP, Migliozzi M, Rosoklija I, Zurakowski D, Diamond DA. Accuracy of orchidometry in boys with varicocele. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Aug; 11(4):185.e1-5. PMID: 25910796.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Kurtz MP, Rosoklija I, Kringle G, Zurakowski D, Yu RN, Diamond DA. Prepubertal presentation of varicocele does not affect outcomes. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Apr; 11(2):73.e1-4. PMID: 25837706.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Sharma A, Kurtz MP, Eswara JR. Three distinct urethral fistulae 35 years after pelvic radiation. Nephrourol Mon. 2014 Mar; 6(2):e14197. PMID: 24783170.
    Citations: 1     
  39. Kurtz MP, Svensson E, Heimann TM. ???????????????Use of platelet-derived growth factor for delayed perineal wound healing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a case series. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2011 Apr; 57(4):24-31. PMID: 21512190.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Kurtz MP, Eisner BH. Dietary therapy for patients with hypocitraturic nephrolithiasis. Nat Rev Urol. 2011 Mar; 8(3):146-52. PMID: 21321574.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  41. Eisner BH, Kurtz MP, Harisinghani MG. Evolving role of magnetic resonance imaging in renal cancer imaging. J Endourol. 2010 May; 24(5):707-11. PMID: 20433369.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Christison-Lagay ER, Rodriguez L, Kurtz M, St Pierre K, Doody DP, Goldstein AM. Antegrade colonic enemas and intestinal diversion are highly effective in the management of children with intractable constipation. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jan; 45(1):213-9; discussion 219. PMID: 20105606.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Eisner BH, Kurtz MP, Dretler SP. Ureteroscopy for the management of stone disease. Nat Rev Urol. 2010 Jan; 7(1):40-5. PMID: 19949429.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  44. Kurtz MP, Heimann TM. Perineal adenocarcinoma thirty years after proctocolectomy: report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum. 2007 Dec; 50(12):2241-3. PMID: 17160573.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Paul S, Kurtz M, Mentzer SJ. Osteomalacia associated with a fibroblast growth factor-23 secreting chest wall tumor. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Sep; 134(3):803-5. PMID: 17723842.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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