Journal of Endourology

Members of the Endourological Society receive both print journals and online access to the entire journal archive online.

Journal of Endourology and Part B, Videourology provides a forum for papers dealing with the closed controlled manipulation of the urinary tract. All business communications should be addressed to the Publisher. Reprints, except special orders of 100 or more, may be available from the authors.

Part B, Videourology is the online-only complement to Journal of Endourology. This video journal publishes fully peer-reviewed surgical and microinvasive demonstrations of the latest techniques and technologies used to optimize surgical patient outcomes. The videos can be easily searched, and shared with colleagues to provide education and enable discussion. Part B, Videourology publishes videos immediately upon acceptance. Following the initial publication, videos will be organized into six (6) online issues per year to complement the comprehensive coverage of the Flagship publication, Journal of Endourology.

All authored papers and editorial news and comments, opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations in Journal of Endourology and Part B, Videourology are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Journal, the Endourological Society, and its publisher, nor does their publication in Journal of Endourology and Part B, Videourology imply any endorsement. All business communications should be addressed to the Publisher. Reprints, except special orders of 100 or more, may be available from the authors.

Journal of Endourology is indexed in MEDLINE and all key indexing services, and is a Journal Club selection. The Journal web site - provides free access to tables of content, instructions for authors, advertising, and subscription information.


Ralph V. Clayman, M.D.
Arthur D. Smith, M.D.

Managing Editor

John Denstedt, M.D.

Editorial Coordinator

Debra Caridi
Endourological Society
Telephone: 516-520-1226

Associate Editors

Demetrius H. Bagley, M.D.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Glenn M. Preminger, M.D.
Duke University Medical Center

Christian Chaussy, M.D.
Stadt Krankenhaus Harlaching, Munich

Louis Kavoussi, M.D.
The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology

Inderbir S. Gill, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Jaime Landman, M.D.
University of California, Irvine

Jean de la Rosette, M.D.
University of Amsterdam Medical Center

Tadashi Matsuda, M.D.
Kansai Medical University

Section Editors

“Letters to the Editor”

Dean G. Assimos, M.D.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

“New Technologies in Endourology”

David Duchene, M.D.
University of Kansas
Stavros Gravas, M.D.
University Hospital of Laressa, Greece
Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D.
John Hopkins Hospital

“Review Editors”

Manoj Monga, M.D.
The Cleveland Clinic
Pilar Laguna, M.D.
University of Amsterdam

“Techniques in Endourology”

J. Stuart Wolf, M.D.
University of Michigan 
Benjamin R. Lee, M.D.
Tulane University Medical Center

“Pediatric Endourology”

Michael Ost, M.D.
The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pasquale Casale, M.D.
Columbia University Hospital

Assistant Editors (Section Editors *)

Ahmed Al-Kandari, M.D.
Kuwait University
Cassio Andreoni, M.D.
Federal University of Sao Paulo
Fatih Atug, M.D.
Istanbul Bilim University


Richard Babayan, M.D.
Boston University Medical Center
Jeffrey Cadeddu, M.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Timothy Averch, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Mahesh Desai, M.D.
Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, India
Mihir Desai, M.D.
University of Southern California
Matthew Gettman,M.D.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester


Peter J. Gilling,M.D.
University of Auckland
Andreas Gross, M.D.
Asklepios Klinik Barmbek
Mantu Gupta, M.D.
St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center


Tomonori Habuchi, M.D.
Akita University
Ashok Hemal, M.D.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Gunter Janetschek, M.D.
Universitatsklinik Fur Urologie, Austria


R. John Honey, M.D.
St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
William K. Johnston, III, M.D.
Oakland University/Beaumont School of Med
Hyeon Hoe Kim, M.D.
Seoul National University


David Lee, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Michael Marberger, M.D.
University of Vienna, Austria
Elspeth M. McDougall, M.D.
University of California, Irvine


Thomas Knoll, M.D.
Klinikum Sindelfingen-Boeblingen
Olivier Traxer, M.D.
Hospital Tenon Urologie
Bodo Knudsen, M.D.
Ohio State University


Evangelos Liatsikos, M.D.
University of Patras
Jens Rassweiler, M.D.
Klinikum Heibronn, Germany 
Brian R. Matlaga, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


Raju Thomas, M.D.
Tulane University, New Orleans
David A. Tolley, M.D.
Western General Hospital, Scotland
Paul J. Van Cangh, M.D.
St. Luc University Hospital, Belgium


Stephen Y. Nakada, M.D.
University of Wisconsin
Margaret S. Pearle, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Abhay Rane, M.D.
East Surry Hospital


Lee Richstone, M.D.
The Smith Institute for Urology
Bradley Schwartz, D.O.
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Yinghao Sun, M.D.
Changhai Hospital


Chandru Sundaram, M.D.
Indiana University
Howard Winfield
West Alabama Urology Associates


Kathryn E. Osann, PhD

University of California, Irvine



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