Jack S.

Pediatric Surgery

Jack S. Elder

Dr. Elder is Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology MassGeneral Hospital for Children. He manages all aspects of pediatric urology, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, and treatment of adults with pediatric urologic disorders.  (Previously, he was Chief of Pediatric Urology, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI until Spring, 2015.)

 

Expertise

Clinical Interests: Undescended testis; Inguinal hernia/hydroceleAdolescent; varicocele Robotic and laparoscopic surgery of the urinary tract; Hypogonadism; Penile abnormalities (hidden penis, penile torsion, penile curvature); Hydronephrosis/UPJ obstruction/megaureter/posterior urethral valves; Ureterocele/Ectopic ureter; Vesicoureteral reflux/urinary tract infection; Urinary stone disease (kidney stone, ureteral stone); Daytime incontinence, bedwetting; Disorders of sex development

 

Designation

Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology

 

Board Certifications:
Urology, American Board of Urology; Pediatric Urology, American Board of Urology

Medical School Education:
University of Oklahoma - Graduation Date: 06/30/1976

Post Graduate Education:
Yale University/Yale Newhaven Hospital (CT) - Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital (MD) - Pediatric Urology
Johns Hopkins Hospital (MD) - Urology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (PA) - Pediatric Urology
 

HONORS

  • 1971 A.B. cum laude
  • 1972-73, 73-74, 74-75 Promoted with Honors
  • 1972-73, 73-74, 74-75 Tulsa County Medical Society Scholarship
  • 1973 Alexander D. Everett Prize in Biochemistry
  • 1974 Mark R. Everett Award for Outstanding Performance in Sophomore Year
  • 1975 Alpha Omega Alpha (1st Vice Pres.)
  • 1976 M.D. with distinction 1979-80 Clinical Fellow, American Cancer Society
  • 1979-80 William Wallace Scott Fellow in Urology
  • 1980 1st Prize, Clinical Research Mid-Atlantic Section AUA, Resident Essay Contest
  • 1981 1st Prize, Laboratory Research, AUA Prize Essay Contest
  • 1981 Francis F. Schwentker Award for Best Research by Member of Housestaff, Johns Hopkins Medical School
  • 1983 Honorable Mention, Western Section, AUA Essay Contest
  • 1983 Best Scientific Presentation Northwest Urological Society Annual Meeting
  • 1987 3rd Place Poster, Western Section, AUA Meeting
  • 1991 American Academy of Family Physicians Teaching Award
  • 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 Named in Best Doctors in America
  • 1994 Sponsored Resident Research Project, 1st Place, Ohio Urologic Society, Cleveland Urologic Society
  • 1996 Named in The Best Doctors in the Midwest,
  • 1996 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006,2007 Named in The Best Doctors in Cleveland, Cleveland Magazine
  • 1996 Pfizer Scholar in Urology Award
  • 1996 Sponsored Resident Research Project, 2nd Place, Ohio Urologic Society, Cleveland Urologic Society 1996 1st Place Poster, AUA Annual Meeting
  • 1998 3rd Place Presentation, Society of Pediatric Radiology
  • 2001 Named Best Pediatric Urologist in Northern Ohio, Northern Ohio Live Magazine
  • 2004 Award of Excellence, 24th Annual Jackson Hole Urologic Conference, Jackson Hole Urology Meeting, Jackson Hole, WY
  • 2006 Martin I. Resnick Resident Teaching Award, Department of Urology, Case School of Medicine

Membership

  1. Alpha Omega Alpha Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons
  2. American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (AAGUS)
  3. Fellow, Society for Pediatric Urology (President-Elect 2004-2006; President, 2006- 2007)
  4. American Association of Pediatric Urologists (President, 2004-2005)
  5. Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  6. Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  7. Pediatric Urology Winter Forum Society of University Urologists American Urological Association Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (charter member)
  8. Midwest Pediatric Urology Society North Central Section, American Urological Association American Medical Association Johns Hopkins Medical & Surgical Association Michigan Urological Society (Board Member, 2008-present)
  9. Cleveland Urologic Society Cleveland Academy of Medicine Society of Fetal Urology National Kidney Foundation American Foundation for Urologic Disease

LICENSURE

  1. 1977 National Board of Medical Examiners
  2. 1979 Maryland License
  3. 1982 Washington License
  4. 1984 American Board of Urology
  5. 1985 Pennsylvania License
  6. 1986 Ohio License
  7. 1998 Michigan License NPI

BOOKS

  1. Marshall FF & Elder JS: Cryptorchidism & Related Anomalies. New York: Praeger Co., 1982.
  2. Resnick MI and Elder JS (Eds): Office Urology. Urologic Clinics of North America. November, 1988.
  3. Elder JS (Ed): Pediatric Urology for the General Urologist. New York: Igaku-Shoin, 1996.
  4. Elder JS, Peters C, Arant BS, Ewalt D, Hawtrey C, Hurwitz, R, Parrott T, Snyder HM, Weiss R, Woolf S, Hasselblad V: Report on the Management of Primary Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children, American Urological Association, 1997.
  5. Resnick MI and Elder JS (Eds): Topics in Clinical Urology Series, New York: Igaku-Shoin. Eight texts.
  6. Resnick MI, Elder JS, Spirnak JP (Eds): Critical Decisions in Urology. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker Co, 2004.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Malek RS and Elder JS: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: A critical analysis of 26 cases and of the literature. J Urol 119: 589-594, 1978.
  2. Elder JS and Touloukian RJ: Surgical diagnosis of mediastinal lymphoma of childhood. Arch Surg 114: 54-58, 1979.
  3. Elder JS and Marshall FF: Focal xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in adulthood. Johns Hopkins Medical Journal 146: 141-147, 1980.
  4. Elder JS, Scott WW and Nyberg LM: Overview of past and current philosophy of prostatic cancer. Prostate 1: 287-301, 1980.
  5. Elder JS, Klacsmann PG, Sanders RC and Jeffs RD: Clinicopathological conference: Flank mass in a neonate. J Urol 126: 94-98, 1981.
  6. Elder JS, Jewett HM and Walsh PC: Radical perineal prostatectomy for clinical stage B2 carcinoma of the prostate. J Urol 127: 704-706, 1982.
  7. Elder JS, Isaacs JT and Walsh PC: Androgenic regulation of the gubernaculum testis: Evidence for hormonal/mechanical interactions in testicular descent. J Urol 127: 170-176, 1982.
  8. Elder JS and Jeffs RD: Suprainguinal ectopic scrotum and associated anomalies. J Urol 127: 336-338, 1982.
  9. Menon M, Elder JS, Maley CB and Jeffs RD: Undiverting the ileal conduit. J Urol 128: 998-1000, 1982.
  10. Elder JS and Gibbons RP: Surgery for localized and disseminated cancer of the prostate. Clin in Oncol 2: 421-440, 1983.
  11. Gibbons RP, Elder JS, Wheelis RF, Correa RJ and Brannen GE: Carcinoma of the prostate: Clinical and pathological staging and prognosis. Prostate 4: 441-446, 1983.
  12. Brannen GE, Correa RJ, Gibbons RP, Elder JS, Stevenson KR, Semen LK, Paton PA, Hegstrom RM, Wilburn RL, Orme BM, and Paton RR: Small center kidney transplantation. J Urol 130: 1055-1057, 1983.
  13. Elder JS: Case profile: Psoas abscess. Urology 23: 213-214, 1984.
  14. Elder JS and Catalona WJ: Management of newly diagnosed metastatic carcinoma of the prostate. Urol Clin Am 11: 283-295, 1984. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  15. Elder JS and Gibbons RP: Prostatic cancer: Current surgical treatment of choice. Your Patient and Cancer 4 (March): 37-46, 1984.
  16. Elder JS: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: The great imitator. Infections in Surgery 3: 145-158, 1984.
  17. Elder JS, Gibbons RP, Correa RJ, Jr and Brannen GE: Morbidity of radical prostatectomy following transurethral resection of the prostate. J Urol 132: 55-57, 1984.
  18. Elder JS, Gibbons RP and Bush WH: Ultrasonic lithotripsy of a large staghorn calculus. J Urol 131: 1152-1154, 1984.
  19. Elder JS: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis and gas-forming infections of the urinary tract. AUA Update Series 3 (31): 1-8, 1984.
  20. Elder JS and Mostwin JC: Cyst of the ejaculatory duct/urogenital sinus. J Urol 132: 768-771, 1984.
  21. Bush WH, Brannen GE, Gibbons RP, Correa RJ and Elder JS: Radiation exposure to urologist and patient during percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. J Urol 132: 1148-1152, 1984.
  22. Bush WH, Elder JS, Crane RE and Wales LR: Cystic pheochromocytoma. Urology 25: 332-334, 1985.
  23. Brannen GE, Bush WH, Correa RJ, Gibbons RP and Elder JS: Percutaneous versus surgical lithotomy. J Urol 133: 6-12, 1985.
  24. Elder JS, Gibbons RP, Correa RJ, Jr and Brannen GE: Efficacy of radical prostatectomy for stage A2 carcinoma of the prostate. Cancer 56: 2151-2154, 1985.
  25. Elder JS: New forms of therapy in the management of metastatic prostatic cancer. Bull Mason Clin 39: 11-18, 1985.
  26. Elder JS and Gibbons RP: Advances in the treatment of metastatic prostatic cancer. West J Med 143: 342-345, 1985.
  27. Elder JS: Calcified vesical foreign body. Am J Dis Child 140: 55-56, 1986.
  28. Ellis DJ, Siegel AL, Elder JS and Duckett JW: Preputial calculus: A case report. J Urol 136: 464-465, 1986.
  29. Siegel A, Altadonna V, Ellis D, Hulbert W, Elder J and Duckett J: A simplified method of indwelling ureteral stent removal. Urology 28: 429, 1986. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  30. Elder JS and Duckett JW: Urethral reconstruction following an unsuccessful hypospadias repair. World J Urol 5: 19-25, 1987.
  31. Elder JS, Duckett JW and Synder HM: Onlay island flap in the repair of mid- and distal penile hypospadias without chordee. J Urol 138: 376-379, 1987.
  32. Elder JS and Duckett JW: Management of complications of surgery for hypospadias. AUA Update Series. 6 (15): 1-8, 1987.
  33. Elder JS: Cryptorchidism: Isolated and associated with other genitourinary defects. Ped Clin North Amer 34: 1033-1053, 1987.
  34. Elder JS (ed), Arant BS, Bellinger MF, Moore ES, Josephson S: Renal physiology in the fetus and neonate with a normal or obstructed urinary tract. Dial Ped Urol, July 1987 (1-8).
  35. Hadziselimovic F, Huff D, Duckett J, Herzog B, Elder J, Snyder H, Buser M: Long term effect of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone analogue (Buserelin) on crytorchid testes. J Urol 138: 1043-1045, 1987.
  36. Elder JS, Duckett JW, Jr and Snyder HM: Intervention for fetal obstructive uropathy: Has it been effective? Lancet 2: 1007-1010, 1987.
  37. Huff DS, Hadziselimovic F, Duckett JW, Elder JS, Snyder HM: Germ cell counts in semithin sections of biopsies of 115 unilaterally cryptorchid testes. The experience from the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. Eur J Ped 146: S25-S27, 1987.
  38. Hadziselimovic F, Huff D, Duckett J, Herzog B, Elder J, Snyder H, Buser M: Treatment of cryptorchisim with low doses of buserelin over a 6-month period. Eur J Ped 146: S56-S58, 1987.
  39. Goldman IL, Caldamone AA, Gauderer MWL, Hampel N, Wesselhoeft CW, Elder JS: Infected urachal cysts: A review of ten cases. J Urol 140: 375-378, 1988.
  40. Elder JS: Megaureter in children. AUA Update Series. 7:185-192, 1988.
  41. Elder JS, Snyder HM, Hulbert WC, Duckett JW: Perforation of the augmented bladder in patients undergoing clean intermittent catheterization. J Urol 140: 1159-1162, 1988.
  42. Elder JS and Duckett JW: Management of the fetus and neonate with hydronephrosis detected by prenatal ultrasonography. Ped Annals 17: 19-28, 1988. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  43. Elder JS: The undescended testis: Hormonal and surgical management. Surg Clin North Am 68: 983-1006, 1988.
  44. Hannigan K, Elder JS: Teaching catheterization to children. Urol Clin North Am 15: 653-660, 1988.
  45. Elder JS: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: The great imitator, Part I. Infections in Urology 1: 103-107, 1988.
  46. Elder JS: Laparoscopy and Fowler-Stephens orchiopexy in the management of the impalpable testis. Urol Clin North Am 16: 399-411, 1989.
  47. Elder JS, Keating MA, Duckett JW: Infant testicular prostheses. J Urol 141: 1413-1415, 1989.
  48. Elder JS: Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: The great imitator Part II. Infections in Urology 2: 3-7, 1989.
  49. Elder JS (Ed.), Bauer S, Jeffs RD, Gearhart JP, Peters C, Bloom D, Zeidman E, Leach G: Urethral suspension procedures in myelodysplasia. Dial Ped Urol 12 (September): 1-8, 1989.
  50. Elder JS: Pubovaginal and puboprostatic sling repair. Dial Ped Urol 12 (September): 5-6, 1989.
  51. Elder JS: Current status of intrauterine intervention for obstructive uropathy. The Kidney 22: 19-24, 1990.
  52. Elder JS, OGrady JP, Ashmead G, Duckett JW, Philipson E: Evaluation of fetal renal function: Unreliability of urinary electrolytes. J Urol 144: 574-578, 1990.
  53. Elder JS: Periurethral and puboprostatic sling repair for incontinence in patients with myelodysplasia. J Urol 144: 434-437, 1990.
  54. Greenfield SP, Rutigliano E, Steinhardt G, Elder JS: Genitourinary tract malformations and maternal cocaine abuse. Urology 37: 455-459, 1991.
  55. Elder JS: Experimental studies of partial ureteral obstruction. Dial Ped Urol, 14 (6): 1-2, 1991.
  56. Ross J, Elder JS: Much said, little settled about circumcision. Contemporary Urology, 3 (11): 32-46, 1991.
  57. Elder JS: In utero ultrasonography -- Impact on urology. J Endourology. 6: 279-287, 1992. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  58. Johnson CE, Elder JS, Judge NE, Adeeb FN, Grisoni ER, Fattlar DC: The accuracy of antenatal sonography in identifying renal abnormalities. AJDC 146: 1181-1184, 1992.
  59. Bernsley CN, Elder JS: Urologic imaging in the pediatric patient. World J Urol 10: 183-189, 1992.
  60. Elder JS: Epididymal abnormalities associated with cryptorchidism and hydrocele/hernia: Implications regarding testicular descent. J Urol 148: 624-626, 1992.
  61. Elder JS: Continent appendico-colostomy: A variant of the Mitrofanoff principle for pediatric urinary tract reconstruction. J Urol 148: 117-119, 1992.
  62. Elder JS, Synder HM, Peters C, Arant BS, Hawtrey C, Hurwitz R, Parrott T, Weiss R: Variability in management among physicians treating children with vesicoureteral reflux. J Urol 148: 714-717, 1992.
  63. Elder JS: Commentary: Importance of antenatal diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux. J Urol 148: 1750-1754, 1992.
  64. Elder JS: Two-stage Fowler-Stephens orchiopexy in the management of intra-abdominal testes. J Urol 148: 1329-1241, 1992.
  65. Elder JS: Technical aspects of pediatric laparoscopy. Dial Ped Urol 15 (September): 4-5, 1992.
  66. Elder JS: Facilitating urethral catheterization; Outpatient nephrectomy. Dial Ped Urol, In press 1992.
  67. Ross J, Kay R, Elder J: Testis sparing surgery for pediatric epidermoid cysts of the testis. J Urol 149: 353-356, 1993.
  68. Smith EM, Elder JS, Spirnak JP: Major blunt renal trauma in the pediatric population: Is a non-operative approach indicated? J Urol 149: 646-648, 1993.
  69. Spirnak JP, Smith EM, Elder JS: Posterior urethral obliteration treated by endoscopic reconstitution, internal urethrotomy and temporary self-dilation, J Urol 149: 766-768, 1993.
  70. Smith EM, Dahms BB, Elder JS: Influence of vas deferens mobilization on rat fertility: Implications regarding orchiopexy. J Urol 150: 663-666, 1993.
  71. Selzman AA, Elder JS, Mapstone TB: Urologic consequences of myelodysplasia and other congenital abnormalities of the spinal cord. Urol Clin North Am 20: 485-504, 1993. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  72. Shapiro E, Hatch DA, and the Pediatric Urological Manpower Committee of the American Association of Pediatric Urology: Pediatric urological manpower report. J Urol 150: 675-679, 1993.
  73. Society for Fetal Urology and Pediatric Nuclear Medicine Council: The well tempered diuretic renogram: A standard method to examine the asymptomatic neonate with hydronephrosis or hydroureteronephrosis, J Nucl Med 33: 2047-2051, 1992.
  74. Elder JS: Laparoscopy for the impalpable testis. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 2: 168-173, 1993.
  75. Smith EM, Elder JS: Double antimicrobial prophylaxis for breakthrough urinary tract infections in girls. Urology 43: 708-713, 1994.
  76. Levy D, Kay R, Elder JS: Neonatal testis tumors: A report from the Prepubertal Testis Tumor Registry. J Urol 151: 715-717, 1994.
  77. Anveden-Hertzberg L, Gauderer MWL, Elder JS: Urethral prolapse: An often misdiagnosed cause of urogenital bleeding in girls. Ped Emerg Care 11: 212-214, 1995.
  78. Diamond DA, Caldamone AA, Elder JS: Prevalence of the vanishing testis in children with a unilateral impalpable testis: Is the side of presentation significant? J Urol 152: 502-503, 1994.
  79. Elder JS: Laparoscopy for impalpable testes: Significance of the patent processus vaginalis. J Urol 152: 776-778, 1994.
  80. Selzman AA, Elder JS: Contralateral vesicoureteral reflux in children with a multicystic kidney. J Urol 153: 1252-1254, 1995.
  81. Elder JS, Longenecker R: Premedication with oral midazolam for voiding cystourethrography in children: safety and efficacy. AJR 164: 1229-1232, 1995.
  82. Elder JS: Management of unresolved vesicoureteral reflux in the school age children. Dial Ped Urol 18 (July), 3-4, 1995.
  83. Elder JS, Hladky D, Selzman AA: Outpatient nephrectomy for non-functioning kidneys. J Urol 154: 712-715, 1995.
  84. Levy D, Miraldi F, Abdul-Karim F, Elder JS: Effect of human chorionic gonadotropin before spermatic vessel ligation in prepubertal rat testis. J Urol 154: 738-740, 1995. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  85. Elder JS, Dahms BB, Selzman AA: Renal histological changes secondary to ureteropelvic junction obstruction. J Urol 154: 719-722, 1995.
  86. Allen TD, Elder JS: Shortcomings of color flow Doppler ultrasound in boys with testicular torsion. J Urol 154: 1508-1510, 1995.
  87. Corrales J, Elder JS: Segmental multicystic kidney and ipsilateral duplication anomalies. J Urol 155: 1398-1401, 1996.
  88. Ellsworth P, Walker RD, Elder JS: The failed pyeloplasty. AUA Update Series, 1997, In press.
  89. Elder JS, Peters C, Arant BS, Ewalt D, Hawtrey C, Hurwitz R, Parrott T, Snyder HM, Weiss R, Woolf SH, Hasselblad V: Pediatric Vesicoureteral Reflux Guidelines Panel Summary Report on the management of primary vesicoureteral reflux in children. J Urol 157: 1846-1851, 1997.
  90. Matthews L, Abdul-Karim F, Elder JS: Effect of preoperative human chorionic gonadotropin on intra-abdominal rat testes undergoing standard and Fowler-Stephens orchiopexy. J Urol 157: 2315-2317, 1997.
  91. Ponsky L, Elder JS: Bladder prolapse in a female infant with epispadias. J Urol 157: 1438, 1997.
  92. Elder JS: Percutaneous cystolithotomy with endotracheal tube tract dilation following urinary tract reconstruction. J Urol 157: 2298-3000, 1997.
  93. Haas C, Reigle MD, Selzman AA, Elder JS, Spirnak JP: Use of ureteral stents in the management of major renal trauma with urinary extravasation: is there a role? J Endourol 12: 545-549, 1998.
  94. Wainstein M, Anderson J, Elder JS: Comparison of effects of suture material on wound healing in a rabbit pyeloplasty model. Urology 49: 261-264, 1997.
  95. McLorie AG, Frank JD, Wacksman J, Elder JS: Pediatric Vesicoureteral Reflux Symposium. Contemporary Urology, 1998, in press.
  96. Elder JS: Midazolam for sedation before voiding cystourethrography. Dial Ped Urol 20 (January): 4-5, 1997.
  97. Elder JS: Effect of practice guidelines on pediatric urological practice. Dial Ped Urol 20 (April): 2-3, 1997. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  98. Elder JS: Antenatal hydronephrosis: fetal and neonatal management. Ped Clin North Am 44: 1299-1321, 1997.
  99. Brown SL, Elder JS, Spirnak JP: Are pediatric kidneys more susceptible than adult kidneys to injury from blunt trauma? A comparative study. J Urol 160: 138-140, 1998.
  100. Shapiro E, Elder JS: The office management of recurrent urinary tract infection and vesicoureteral reflux in children. Urol Clin North Am 25: 725-734, 1998.
  101. Caldamone AA, Chen S-C, Elder JS, Ritchey ML, Diamond DA, Koyle MA: Congenital anterior urethrocutaneous fistula. J Urol 162: 1430-1432, 1999.
  102. Elder JS: Guidelines for consideration for surgical repair of vesicoureteral reflux. Curr Opin Urol 10: 579-585, 2000.
  103. Myers M, Elder JS, Sivit CJ, Applegate KE: Unenhanced helical CT in the evaluation of the urinary tract in children and young adults following urinary tract reconstruction: comparison with sonography. Pediatric Radiology 31: 135-139, 2001.
  104. Elder JS: Sling procedure. Atlas Urol Clin North Am 9: 69-80, 2001.
  105. Brown SL, Haas C, Dinchman KH, Elder JS, Spirnak JP: Radiologic evaluation of pediatric blunt renal trauma in patients with microscopic hematuria. World J Surg 25: 1557-1560, 2001.
  106. Feng A, Kaar S, Elder JS: Influence of enterocystoplasty on linear growth in children with exstrophy. J Urol 167: 2552-2555, 2002.
  107. Pakzad K, MacLennan GT, Elder JS, Flom LS, Trujillo YP, Sutherland SE, Meyerson HJ: Follicular large cell lymphoma localized to the testis in children. J Urol 168: 225-228, 2002.
  108. Kaar SG, Cooperman DR, Blakemore LC, Thompson GH, Elder JS, Heiple KG: Association of bladder exstrophy with congenital pathology of the hip and lumbosacral spine: a long-term follow-up study of 13 patients. J Pediatr Orthop 22: 62-66, 2002.
  109. Thomas JC, Elder JS: Testicular growth arrest and adolescent varicocele: does varicocele size make a difference? J Urol 168: 1689-1691, 2002.
  110. Elder JS: Is ultrasonography beneficial for the evaluation of the nonpalpable testis? Pediatrics 110: 1748-1751, 2002.
  111. . Gerstenbluth R, Spirnak JP, Elder JS: Sports participation and high grade renal injuries in children. J Urol 168: 2575-2578, 2002.

JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.

  1. Ricchiuti V, Hartke DM, Yang LZ, Goldman HB, Elder JS, Resnick MI, Marengo SR: Levels of urinary inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor trimer as a function of age and sex-hormone status in males and females not forming stones. BJU International 90: 513-517, 2002.
  2. Ashmead GG, Mercer B, Herbst M, Moodley J, Bota A, Elder JS: Fetal bladder outlet obstruction due to ureterocele: In utero ‘Colander’ therapy. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 23: 565-568, 2004.
  3. Elder JS: Review of panel discussions. J Urol 171: 2672-2679, 2004.
  4. Tripi PA, Palmer JS, Thomas S, Elder JS: Clonidine increases duration of bupivacaine caudal anesthesia for ureteroneocystostomy: a randomized double-blind prospective trial. J Urol 174: 1081-1083, 2005.
  5. Palmer JS, Elder JS, Palmer LS: The use of betamethasone to manage the trapped penis following neonatal circumcision. J Urol 174: 1577-1578, 2005.
  6. Elder JS: Editorial: Imaging for vesicoureteral reflux: Is there a better way? J Urol 174: 7-8, 2005.
  7. Mevorach, RA, Hulbert WC, Rabinowitz R, Kennedy WA, Kogan BA, Kryger JB, Caldamone AA, Clark WR, Kaplan GW, Durkee CT, Elder JS: Results of a 2-year multicenter trial of endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux with calcium hydroxyapatite. J Urol 175: 288-291, 2006.
  8. Elder JS, Diaz M, Caldamone AA, Cendron M, Greenfield S, Hurwitz R, Kirsch A, Koyle MA, Pope J, Shapiro, E: Endoscopic therapy for vesicoureteral reflux: a meta-analysis. I. Reflux resolution and urinary tract infection. J Urol 175: 716-722, 2006.
  9. Agarwal PK, Elder JS, Diaz M: Retractile testis: is it really a normal variant? J Urol 175: 1496-1499, 2006.
  10. Figler B, Elder JS, MacLennan G: Intestinal metaplasia of the bladder. J Urol 175: 1119, 2006.
  11. Taran I, Elder JS: Results of orchiopexy for the undescended testis. World J Urol 24: 231-239, 2006.
  12. Elder JS: Editorial: Latex gloves—time for a change. J Urol 175: 1193-1194, 2006.
  13. Hubert K, Elder JS, MacLennan G: Benign vascular lesions of the scrotum. J Urol 176: 2245, 2006. JOURNAL ARTICLES CONT.
  14. Elder JS: Editorial: Circumcision—Are you with us or against us? J Urol 176: 1911, 2006.
  15. Eisner BH, McAleer SJ, Gargollo PC, Perez-Atayde A, Diamond DA, Elder JS: Pediatric penis tumors of penile origin. Urology 68: 1327-1330, 2006.
  16. Thomas J, Elder JS: Management of neuropathic bladder in children, part I. AUA Update Series, 2007, in press.
  17. Thomas J, Elder JS: Management of neuropathic bladder in children, part II. AUA Update Series, 2007, in press.
  18. Elder JS: Editorial: Assessing patient satisfaction—The government has a solution. J Urol 177: 1223, 2007.
  19. Elder JS: Endoscopic surgery for vesicoureteral reflux: an attractive alternative to open surgery? Nature Clinical Urology. In press, 2008.
  20. Elder JS: Circumcision. Surgery Illustrated. BJU International 99: 1553-1564, 2007.
  21. Elder JS, Shah MB, Batiste LR, Eaddy M: Part 3: Endoscopic injection versus antibiotic prophylaxis in the reduction of urinary tract infections in patients with vesicoureteral reflux. Curr Med Rep 23 (Suppl 4): S15-S20, 2007.
  22. Elder JS: Positional instillation of contrast cystography (PICC): is there a role? Dial Ped Urol 2008, in press.
  23. Elder JS: Therapy for vesicoureteral reflux: Antibiotic prophylaxis, urotherapy, open surgery, endoscopic injection, or observation? Curr Urol Rep 2008, in press.
  24. Bhandari A, Elder JS, MacLennan GT: Fibrous pseudotumor of the tunica vaginalis. J Urol 2008, in press.

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