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Podium/Poster Presentation Awards

About the Award

Prize: Generous Awards Eligibility: All abstracts that are accepted as a Podium/Poster Presentation will be eligible for the Podium/Poster Awards. Each podium/poster will be judged and the final prize will be awarded.

2019

Adrenal/ Kidney/ Ureter — Malignant/ Benign
Clinical

Presented By: Zhina Sadeghi, MD, University Hospitals
Poster #5
IS TRIGONITIS A NEGLECTED, IMPRECISE, MISUNDERSTOOD OR FORGOTTEN DIAGNOSIS

Basic Science

Presented By: Brett J. Watson, MD, Beaumont Health
Poster #7
DIFFERENCES IN PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS DETECTED BY POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION BASED MOECULAR TESTING AND TRADITIONAL URINE CULTURE FOR SYMPTOMATIC URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS

Patient Safety and Quality Improvements/ Socioeconomics and Health Policy
Clinical

Presented By: Sarah E. Martin, Do, Detroit Medical Center
Poster #16
NARCOSTIC PRESCRIBING HABITS AMONG UROLOGY RESIDENTS IN URBAN AND SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES

Prostate Benign
Clinical

Presented By: Michael Wang, BS, Case Western Reserve
Poster #33
SUPERFLUOUS HOSPITAL EXPENDITURE ASSOCIATED WITH UNIDICTED RENAL CYST SURVEILLANCE

Prostate Malignant
Clinical

Presented By: Morgan E. Schubbe, MD, University of Iowa
Poster #42
WHY IS SURGICAL CASTRATION UNDER-UTILIZED FOR METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER? ANSWERS FROM PATIENTS RECEIVING ANDROGEN-DEPRIVATION THERAPY

Endourology/Stone Disease
Clinical

Presented By: Stephanie L. Dresner, MD, University of Wisconsin
Poster #50
INFLUENCE OF INFUNDIBULOPELVIC ANGLE (IPA) ON SUCCESS OF RETROGRADE FLEXIBLE URETEROSCOPY AND LASER LITHOTRIPSY FOR TREATMENT OF RENAL STONES

Basic Science

Presented By: Charles U. Nottingham, MD, MS, Indiana University
Poster #57
ANATOMIC AND CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS OF HETEROTOPIC OSSIFICATION IN RENAL PAPILLAE

Male and Couple Infertility
Clinical

Presented By: Madeline G. Makna, MD, Mayo Clinic
Poster #59
INTRAOPERATIVE USE OF BETADINE IRRIGATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH A 9-FOLD INCREASE OF PENILE PROSTHESIS INFECTION

Basic Science

Presented By: Rebecca Gerber, MD, University of Wisconsin
Poster #68
OPTIMIZATION OF A HANDHELD WAND TO ACTIVATE SHAPE MEMORY PENILE PROSTHESIS

2018

Pediatrics
Clinical

Presented By: Belinda Li, MD
Spilling the Beans: Unreliability of Estimated Renal Function In Spina Bifida Patients

Basic Science

Presented By: Megan Y. Devine, BS
Can Androgens Have Significant Effects on Mesenchymal Stem Cell

Patient Safety, Quality Improvement Initiatives and Outcomes Research
Clinical

Presented By: Chirag Doshi, MD
Readmission to Index Hospital: Improving Post-Operative Care In Radical Cystectomy Patients

Basic Science

Presented By: Brady L. Miller, MD, MPH
Use of computer vision motion analysis to aid in surgical skill assessment of suturing task

Adrenal/Kidney/Ureter — Benign/Malignant
Clinical

Presented By: Ronald Stuart Boris, MD
Predicting Morbid Outcomes in Patients Presenting with Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis: A Single Institutional Experience

Basic Science

Presented By: Daniel Z. Sun, MD
Mesenchymal Stem Cell Secretome Improves Recovery of Kidney Function after Ischemic Injury in Rats Independent of Route of Administration

Endourology/Stone Disease
Clinical

Presented By: Benjamin M. Marsh, MD
Public Perceptions of the Influence of Diet on Kidney Stone Formation

Basic Science

Presented By: Parth Patel, MD
Does Volumetric Stone Measurement Augment Our Understanding?

Prostate Malignant
Clinical

Presented By: Antoin Douglawi, MD
Effect of MRI fusion biopsy on pathologic upgrade and downgrade rates for radical prostatectomy

2017

Bladder and Prostate Malignant
Clinical

Presented By: Mohamed Hendawi
Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Prior to Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer: A Retrospective Institution Experience

Outcomes Research, Health Policy and Patient Safety
Clinical

Presented By: Matthew Grimes, MD
What Happens to Patients After Formalin Instillation for Refractory Hematuria?

Basic Science

Presented By: Daniel Smith, MD
The Reporting Quality of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies in the Urologic Literature.

Adrenal/Kidney/Ureter — Malignant/Benign
Clinical (tie)

Presented By: Tariq Khemees, MD
Comparison of Oncologic Outcomes After Open Versus Robotic-Assisted Radical Nephroureterectomy for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

Clinical (tie)

Presented By: Nikhil Gupta, BS
The Effect of Partial Nephrectomy On Blood Pressure in Patients With Solitary Kidneys

Endourology/Stone Disease/Laparoscopy/Robotics
Clinical

Presented By: Victor Chen
Association of Race and Margin Status Among Patients Undergoing Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for T1 Renal Cell Carcinoma: Results From A Population-Based Cohort

Penis/Urethra/Testis/Scrotum — Benign & Pediatric Urology
Clinical

Presented By: John Francis, MD
Trends and Outcomes of Immediate Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Stage 1a Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors

Male & Couple Infertility/Sexual Dysfunction
Clinical

Presented By: Raevti Bole, MD, MA
How Important Is Pain? A Description of the Natural History of Penile Pain in Men With Peyronie’s Disease

Basic Science

Presented By: Brian Van Le, MD
Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Magnetic Induction Activation of Shape Memory Penile Prosthesis Through Animal Tissue

2016

Laparoscopy/Robotics
Clinical

Presented By: Luchen Wang, BS, Wayne State University
Predictors of urinary Symptoms and Pad Use After Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP)

Endourology/Stone Disease
Clinical

Presented By: Michael Borofsky, MD, Indiana University
Global Costs of Modern Flexible Ureteroscopy at a High Volume Teaching Hospital

Basic Science

Presented By: John R. Bell, MD, UW Madison
Preliminary In Vitro Comparison of Fixed and Variable Pulse Laser: Evidence for Decreased Retropulsion and Shortened Fragmentation Time

Prostate Malignant I
Clinical

Presented By: Kevin Ginsburg, MD, WSU Urology
Feasibility and Results of Cryoablation of Oligometastatic Prostate Carinoma Lesions

Basic Science

Presented By: Naveen Kachroo, MD, Vattikuti Urology Institute
Testing the Applicability of Epstein’s Active Surveillance Criteria in a Large Robotic Prostatectomy Cohort

Pediatrics
Clinical

Presented By: Andrew Todd, MD, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Extravesical Ureteral Reimplant: A Critical Look at Surgical Outcomes

Adrenal/Kidney
Clinical

Presented By: Eric Kirshenbaum, MD, Loyola University
Cystoscopy at the Time of Hysterectomy Improves Detection of Ureteral Injury: A Population Based Analysis

Basic Science

Presented By: Thomas Tieu, MD, Southern Illinois University
Two Dimension Simulation of Urine Flow in a Ureter Under Peristaltic Contractions With and Without Obstruction

Male and Couple Infertility
Clinical

Presented By: Matthew Ziegelmann, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Description of a Midified Glanulopexy Technique for Managing SST Deformity in Men with Penile Prostheses

Basic Science

Presented By: Paholo Barboglio Romo, MD, MPH, University of Michigan
Comparative Evaluation of Physical Characteristics of Different Inflatable Penile Prostheses

2015

Prostate Malignant
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Robert Gaertner
Composite Amniotic Tissue Membrane (Amniofix) and its Effect on Early Recovery of Erectile Function Post Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP)

Adrenal/Kidney/Ureter/Bladder
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Julia Fiuk
Novel use of Dual Energy CT in Guiding Treatment of Complex Renal Cysts

Basic Science

Presented By: Khaled Shahrour
Application of Long Acting PAI-1 During Sutureless Partial Nephrectomy in Mice

Pediatrics
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Melissa St. Aubin
Ureteral Stenting in the Pediatric Population: Pre-Operative Variables Associated with Ureteral Stenting and Correlations to Subsequent Stone Procedures

Basic Science

Presented By: Jessica Hannick
The Angiogenic Signaling Molecule CYR61 Induces Increased Neo-Vascularization in Regenerated Bladder Tissue

Endourology/Stone Disease
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Derek Lomas
Profile of the Ammonium Acide Urate Stone Former Based on a Large Contemporary Cohort

Basic Science

Presented By: Kristina Penniston
Calcium Oxalate Crystals and Renal Damage in Adult pigs fed High Oxalate Diets

Incontinence/Infertility/Sexual Dysfunction/Trauma/Transplant
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Ahmad El-Arabi
Less is More: A New Intradetrusor Onabotulinumtoxin A Injection Technique for Nuerogenic and Idiopathic Detrusor Overactivity

Prostate Malignant/Benign
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Samay Jain
Interobserver Reliability is Excellent Amongst Experienced Radiologists Interpreting Prostate MRIS Using the Pirads Scoring System

Basic Science

Presented By: Kenneth Nepple
Time to Biochemical and Radiographic Progression in Patients Treated with Adenovirus PSA Vaccine for Non-Metastatic/Early Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer: Phase 2 Trial Results

2014

Adrenal/Kidney/Ureter/Bladder
Clinical

Presented By: Brian A. VanderBrink, MD
Experience with Urological Application of Botulinum Toxin Injection in Pediatric Population with Medically Refractory Neuropathic

Basic Science

Presented By: Grace B. Delos Santos, MD
Characterization of the Murine Bladder Response to Subtotal Cystectomy: A Model of Mammalian Organ Regeneration

Bladder Pediatric Urology
Clinical

Presented By: Sarah P. Psutka, MD
Clinical and Radiographic Predictors of the Need for Resection of the Inferior Vena Cava During Nephrectomy for Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma and Venous Tumor Thrombus

Basic Science

Presented By: Raman Unnikrishnan, MD
Sunitinib Reduces Expansion of in Vitro Induced Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells

Bladder
Clinical

Presented By: Sarah P. Psutka, MD
Evaluation of the Impact of Body Composition and Muscle Density on Overall Survival Following Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Basic Science

Presented By: Kristin A. Greco, MD
Exosomes as a Delivery Vector for PLK1 SIRNA in Bladder Cancer

Laparoscopy/Robotics
Clinical

Presented By: Timothy Durso, BS
Volume Preservation Better Predicts Renal Functional Outcome than Warm Ischemia Time in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Basic Science

Presented By: Ronney Abaza, MD, FACS
Robotic Nephrectomy is not Costlier Than Standard Laparoscopy When Robot Available

2013

Laproscopy/Pediatrics
Clinical

Presented By: C.R. Powell, MD
Should every patient undergo mid urethral sling at the time of sacral colpopexy?

Adrenal/ Kidney/ Ureter/ Bladder
Clinical

Presented By: Daniel Miller, MD, MPH
Preoperative statin use and predictors of change in renal function after partial nephrectomy with ischemia

Basic Science

Presented By: Kristin Greco, MD
Critical analysis of the pseudocapsule margin after robotic assisted enucleation partial nephrectomy

Bladder Malignant/Stone Disease/ Endourology
Clinical

Presented By: Miriam Hadj-Moussa, MD
Outcomes following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in patients under 60 years old

Outcomes/Socioeconomics
Clinical

Presented By: Florian Schroeck, MD, MS
Technology Diffusion and Diagnostic Testing for Prostate Cancer

Incontinence/Infertility/Sexual Dysfunction
Clinical

Presented By: Kenneth Peters, MD
Chronic Pudendal Neuromodulation as a treatment for pudendal nerve pain

Prostate
Clinical

Presented By: Ishai Ross, MD
Michigan Urological Surgery improvement collaborative: patterns of care in the radiographic staging of men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer

Basic Science

Presented By: Thomas Gardner, MD
Imaging Locally Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer with DUPA-99MTC

2012

Incontinence/Infertility/Sexual Dysfunction/Urethra/Ureter
Clinical

Presented By: Matthew Maurice
Ureteral Stent Trauma, A Lesson Worth Taking to Heart

Basic Science

Presented By: Devon Snow-Lisy, MD
FSH Ligand Targets Sertoli Cell Uptake of Nanoparticles

Prostate-Benign/Malignant
Clinical

Presented By: Peter Stuhldreher, MD
Analysis of Post Operative Outcomes of Laser Vaporization of the Prostate

Basic Science

Presented By: Megan Schober, MD, PhD
Differential Localization of Activated PSK Kinases in Benign and Malignant Prostate Epithelium

Bladder Cancer/Outcomes Research/Pediatrics
Clinical

Presented By: Joseph Zabell, MD
Predictors of Repeat Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor for Bladder Cancer

Kidney/Ureter — Malignant/Socioeconomic
Clinical

Presented By: Conrad Tobert
Comparison of Renal Nephrometry Score, Padua Classification and Centrality-Index for Prediction of Surgery Tye for Renal Cancer

Endourology/Laparoscopy
Clinical

Presented By: Boyd Viers
Simultaneous Versus Staged Treatment of Upper Tract Stone Disease at time of Radical Prostatectomy

Basic Science

Presented By: Kristina Penniston
Does 24-H Urinary Sodium Accurately Predict Sodium Intake?

2011

Bladder/Stone
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Jason Hedges, MD, PhD, Northwestern University
Poster #21
Estimating Annual Number of Vasectomies Using the 2006 – 2008 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

Basic Science Winner

Presented By: Mitra de Cógáin, MD, Mayo Clinic
Poster #17
Costus Spiralis Roscoe Inhibits Calcium Oxalate Crystal Growth and Adhesion to Renal Epithelial Cells

Adrenal/Kidney
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Simon Kim, MD, MPH, Mayo Clinic
Poster #9
The Impact of Squamous Cell Histology on Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients With Bladder Cancer Following Radical Cysectomy

Basic Science Winner

Presented By: Nathan A. Bockholt, MD, University of Iowa, Pfizer, Inc.
Poster #7
Anti-Il 10-R1 Monoclonal Antibody Enhances Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Induced TH! And Anti-Bladder Cancer Immune Responses In Vitro and In Vivo

Laparoscopy
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Amit Patel, MD, University of Chicago Medical Center
Poster #26
Discharge Patterns after Laparoscopic or Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Factors Predictive for Decreased Length of Stay

Basic Science Winner

Presented By: Dae Kim, MD, PhD, Northwestern University
Poster #27
Frequency of Lower Urinary Tract Injury Following Gastrointestinal Surgery in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database

Outcomes/Socioeconomic
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Sandip Prasad, MD, MPhil, University of Chicago Medical Center
Poster #39
Utilization of Electronic Health Record Clinical Decision Support Systems on Prostate-Specific Antigen Testing in the United States

Incontinence/Transplant/Testis/Scrotum
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Frank J. Penna, MD, Henry Ford Hospital, Vattikuti Urology Institute
Poster #60
Prevalence of Staphylococcus Aureus Infection, Antibiotic Resistance and Risk Profiles Among Men With Scrotal Abscesses in the Outpatient Setting

Prostate
Clinical Winner

Presented By: Christopher Mitchell, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester
Poster #47
The Changing “Landscape” of Clinical T3 Prostate Cancer