Most Recent Publications

Usawachintachit M, Isaacson DS, Taguchi K, Tzou DT, Hsi RS, Sherer BA, Stoller ML, Chi T.  A Prospective Case-Control Study Comparing LithoVue, a Single-Use, Flexible Disposable Ureteroscope, with Flexible, Reusable Fiber-Optic Ureteroscopes.  J Endourol. 2017 May;31(5):468-475. doi: 10.1089/end.2017.0027. Epub 2017 Mar 13.
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Zee T, Bose N, Zee J, Beck JN, Yang S, Parihar J, Yang M, Damodar S, Hall D, O'Leary MN, Ramanathan A, Gerona RR, Killilea DW, Chi T, Tischfield J, Sahota A, Kahn A, Stoller ML, Kapahi P.  α-Lipoic acid treatment prevents cystine urolithiasis in a mouse model of cystinuria.  Nat Med. 2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1038/nm.4280.
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Tasian GE, Ross ME, Song L, Grundmeier RW, Massey J, Denburg MR, Copelovitch L, Warner S, Chi T, Killilea DW, Stoller ML, Furth SL.  Dietary Zinc and Incident Calcium Kidney Stones in Adolescence.  J Urol. 2016 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5347(16)31858-4. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.11.096.
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Tzou DT, Taguchi K, Chi T, Stoller ML.  Animal models of urinary stone disease.  Int J Surg. 2016 Dec;36(Pt D):596-606. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.11.018. Review.
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Chang HC, Tzou DT, Usawachintachit M, Duty BD, Hsi RS, Harper JD, Sorensen MD, Stoller ML, Sur RL, Chi T.  Rationale and Design of the Registry for Stones of the Kidney and Ureter (ReSKU): A Prospective Observational Registry to Study the Natural History of Urolithiasis Patients.  J Endourol. 2016 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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Sanford TH, Myers F, Chi T, Bagga HS, Taylor AG, Stoller ML.  Emphysematous pyelonephritis: the impact of urolithiasis on disease severity.  Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Oct;5(5):774-779.
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Metzler IS, Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Wang RC, Stoller ML, Chi T.  Emergency Department Imaging Modality Effect on Surgical Management of Nephrolithiasis: A Multi-Center Randomized Clinical Trial.  J Urol. 2016 Oct 20. pii: S0022-5347(16)31533-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.09.122. [Epub ahead of print]
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Hsi RS, Sanford T, Goldfarb DS, Stoller ML.  The role of the 24-hour urine collection in the prevention of kidney stone recurrence.  J Urol. 2016 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5347(16)31515-4. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.10.052. [Epub ahead of print]
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Wang RC, Smith-Bindman R, Whitaker E, Neilson J, Allen IE, Stoller ML, Fahimi J.  Effect of Tamsulosin on Stone Passage for Ureteral Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Sep 7. pii: S0196-0644(16)30364-X. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.06.044. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
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Hsi RS, Ramaswamy K, Ho SP, Stoller ML.  The Origins of Urinary Stone Disease: Upstream mineral formations initiate downstream Randall's plaque.  BJU Int. 2016 Jun 16. doi: 10.1111/bju.13555.
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Hsi RS, Stoller ML, Miller NL.  Ultrasonography is an Adequate Initial Screening Test for Urinary Calculi.  J Urol. 2016 Jun 14. pii: S0022-5347(16)30598-5. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2016.06.019.
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Chi T, Usawachintachit M, Filippou P, Bayne D, Hu W, Chang H, Xia L, Chen Q, Xue W, He H, Long Q, Arsovska O, Taylor E, Paterson R, Sur RL, Chew B, Stoller ML, Li J.  Significant differences in struvite and cystine stone frequency seen among Chinese nephrolithiasis patients living in North America compared to those living in China.  Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Jun;5(3):375-80. doi: 10.21037/tau.2016.04.07.
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Usawachintachit M, Masic S, Allen IE, Li J, Chi T. Adopting ultrasound guidance for prone percutaneous nephrolithotomy: evaluating the learning curve for the experienced surgeon. J Endourol. 2016 May 5.
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Usawachintachit M, Masic S, Chang HC, Allen IE, Chi T. Ultrasound Guidance to Assist Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Reduces Radiation Exposure in Obese Patients.  Urology. 2016 Apr 22. pii: S0090-4295(16)30107-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.04.012.
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Chi T, Masic S, Li J, Usawachintachit M. Ultrasound Guidance for Renal Tract Access and Dilation Reduces Radiation Exposure during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Adv Urol. 2016; 2016:3840697.
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Truesdale MD, Elmer-Dewitt M, Sandri M, Schmidt B, Metzler I, Gadzinski A, Stoller ML, Chi T. Methylene Blue Injection as an Alternative to Antegrade Nephrostography to Assess Urinary Obstruction After Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2016 Apr; 30(4):476-82.
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Chu C, Masic S, Usawachintachit M, Hu W, Yang W, Stoller M, Li J, Chi T. Ultrasound-Guided Renal Access for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Description of Three Novel Ultrasound-Guided Needle Techniques. J Endourol. 2016 Feb; 30(2):153-8.
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Hsi RS, Stoller ML. A Spectrum: Nephrocalcinosis-Nephrolithiasis. J Urol. 2015 Nov; 194(5):1188-9.
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Hsi RS, Spieker AJ, Stoller ML, Jacobs DR Jr, Reiner AP, McClelland RL, Kahn AJ, Chi T, Szklo M, Sorensen MD. Coronary Artery Calcium 'Score and Association with Recurrent Nephroloithiasis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Urol. 2015 Oct 8. pii: S0022-5347(15)04919-8. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.10.001.
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Ramaswamy K, Killilea DW, Kapahi P, Kahn AJ, Chi T, and Stoller ML. The elementome of Human Calcium-Based Urinary Stones. 2015 Nature Reviews Urology doi:10.138/nrurol.2015.208
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Killilea DW, Westropp JL, Shiraki R, Mellema M, Larsen J, Kahn AJ, Kapahi P, Chi T, Stoller ML. Elemental Content of Calcium Oxalate Stones from a Canine Model of Urinary Stone Disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0128374.
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Chi T, Kim MS, Lang S, Bose N, Kahn A, Flechner L, Blaschko SD, Zee T, Muteliefu G, Bond N, Kolipinski M, Fakra SC, Mandel N, Miller J, Ramanathan A, Killilea DW, Brückner K, Kapahi P, Stoller ML. A Drosophila model identifies a critical role for zinc in mineralization for kidney stone disease. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0124150.
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Tran G, Ramaswamy K, Chi T, Meng M, Freise C, Stoller ML. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy with Autotransplantation: Safety, Efficacy and Long-Term Durability. J Urol. 2015 Sep; 194(3):738-43.
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Ramaswamy K, Marx V, Laser D, Kenny T, Chi T, Bailey M, Sorensen MD, Grubbs RH, Stoller ML. Targeted microbubbles: a novel application for the treatment of kidney stones. BJU Int. 2015 Jul; 116(1):9-16.
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Bayne D, Taylor ER, Hampson L, Chi T, Stoller ML. Determinants of nephrostomy tube dislodgment after percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourol. 2015 Mar; 29(3):289-92.
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Taylor ER, Stoller ML. Vascular theory of the formation of Randall plaques. Urolithiasis. 2015 Jan; 43 Suppl 1:41-5.
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Smith-Bindman R, Aubin C, Bailitz J, Bengiamin RN, Camargo CA, Corbo J, Dean AJ, Goldstein RB, Griffey RT, Jay GD, Kang TL, Kriesel DR, Ma OJ, Mallin M, Manson W, Melnikow J, Miglioretti DL, Miller SK, Mills LD, Miner JR, Moghadassi M, Noble VE, Press GM, Stoller ML, Valencia VE, Wang J, Wang RC, Cummings SR. Ultrasonography versus computed tomography for suspected nephrolithiasis. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 18; 371(12):1100-10.
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Masterson JH, Woo JR, Chang DC, Chi T, L'Esperance JO, Stoller ML, Sur RL. Dyslipidemia is associated with an increased risk of nephrolithiasis. Urolithiasis. 2015 Feb; 43(1):49-53.
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Sorensen MD, Hsi RS, Chi T, Shara N, Wactawski-Wende J, Kahn AJ, Wang H, Hou L, Stoller ML. Dietary Intake of Fiber, Fruit and Vegetables Decreases the Risk of Incident Kidney Stones in Women: A Women's Health Initiative Report. J Urol. 2014 Dec; 192(6):1694-9.
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Sorensen MD, Chi T, Shara NM, Wang H, Hsi RS, Orchard T, Kahn AJ, Jackson RD, Miller J, Reiner AP, Stoller ML. Activity, Energy Intake, Obesity, and the Risk of Incident Kidney Stones in Postmenopausal Women: A Report from the Women's Health Initiative. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Feb; 25(2):362-9.
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Sur RL, Masterson JH, Palazzi KL, L'Esperance JO, Auge BK, Chang DC, Stoller ML. Impact of statins on nephrolithiasis in hyperlipidemic patients: a 10-year review of an equal access health care system. Clin Nephrol. 2013 May; 79(5):351-5.
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Miller J, Chi T, Kapahi P, Kahn AJ, Kim MS, Hirata T, Romero MF, Dow JA, Stoller ML. Drosophila melanogaster as an emerging translational model of human nephrolithiasis. J Urol. 2013 Nov; 190(5):1648-56.
 
Miller J, Durack JC, Sorensen MD, Wang JH, Stoller ML. Renal calyceal anatomy characterization with 3-dimensional in vivo computerized tomography imaging. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):562-7.
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Blaschko SD, Chi T, Miller J, Flechner L, Fakra S, Kapahi P, Kahn A, Stoller ML. Strontium substitution for calcium in lithogenesis. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):735-9.
 
Bagga HS, Chi T, Miller J, Stoller ML. New insights into the pathogenesis of renal calculi. Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Feb; 40(1):1-12.
 
Blaschko SD, Miller J, Chi T, Flechner L, Fakra S, Kahn A, Kapahi P, Stoller ML. Microcomposition of human urinary calculi using advanced imaging techniques. J Urol. 2013 Feb; 189(2):726-34.
 
Sorensen MD, Kahn AJ, Reiner AP, Tseng TY, Shikany JM, Wallace RB, Chi T, Wactawski-Wende J, Jackson RD, O'Sullivan MJ, Sadetsky N, Stoller ML. Impact of nutritional factors on incident kidney stone formation: a report from the WHI OS. J Urol. 2012 May; 187(5):1645-9.
 
Sorensen MD, Eisner BH, Stone KL, Kahn AJ, Lui LY, Sadetsky N, Stoller ML. Impact of calcium intake and intestinal calcium absorption on kidney stones in older women: the study of osteoporotic fractures. J Urol. 2012 Apr; 187(4):1287-92.
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Wu AK, Tran TC, Sorensen MD, Durack JC, Stoller ML. Relative renal function does not improve after relieving chronic renal obstruction. BJU Int. 2012 May; 109(10):1540-4.
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Sorensen MD, Duh QY, Grogan RH, Tran TC, Stoller ML. Urinary parameters as predictors of primary hyperparathyroidism in patients with nephrolithiasis. J Urol. 2012 Feb; 187(2):516-21.
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Sorensen MD, Duh QY, Grogan RH, Tran TC, Stoller ML. Differences in metabolic urinary abnormalities in stone forming and nonstone forming patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 2012 Mar; 151(3):477-83.
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Chi T, Stoller ML. Stones: Passing a stone in your sleep might be easier than you think. Nat Rev Urol. 2011 Oct; 8(10):533-4.
 
Sumorok NT, Asplin JR, Eisner BH, Stoller ML, Goldfarb DS. Effect of diet orange soda on urinary lithogenicity. Urol Res. 2012 Jun; 40(3):237-41.
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