Ilya A. Volfson

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Background and objective Open radical prostatectomy (ORP) is the standard approach for the surgical management of localized prostate cancer. The steep learning curve for laparoscopic prostatectomy poses a challenge for surgeons with minimal laparoscopic experience. As robotic-assisted surgery becomes more prevalent in the urologic community, there appears(More)
PURPOSE To assess the safety and feasibility of performing robot-assisted pediatric urologic surgery with the da Vinci Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc, Sunnyvale, Calif) based on our experience with a variety of procedures. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review was performed of 53 robot-assisted pediatric procedures performed in our(More)
Adrenal insufficiency is a disorder characterized by hypoactive adrenal glands resulting in insufficient production of the hormones cortisol and aldosterone by the adrenal cortex. This disorder may develop as a primary failure of the adrenal cortex or be secondary to an abnormality of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis. Patients with adrenal insufficiency(More)
©2008 UroToday International Journal / Vol 1 / Iss 5 / November / doi:10.3834/uij.1939-4810.2008.11.03 http://www.urotodayinternationaljournal.com Ravi Munver*†, Ilya A. Volfson*, Debra L. Fromer*†, Richard A. Watson*†, Grant I. S. Disick*, Alexandra Sawczuk*, Ihor S. Sawczuk*† *Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ †Touro University College(More)
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