Research

Publications and Presentations

PAPERS

2017

  • Shapiro, R, Zaslau S. Recurrent UTI Failing Treatment with Chronic Antibiotic Suppression due to eroded Burch sutures into bladder.  CREOG Resident Quiz Series, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC 2017.
  • Adel E, Shapiro, R, Zaslau S. Chronic persistent unexplained urinary frequency and urge incontinence due to eroded Burch suture into urethra.  CREOG Resident Quiz Series, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC 2017.
  • Bender-Heine A, Grantham J, Zaslau S, Jansen R. Metastatic Crohn disease: a review of dermatologic manifestations and treatment. Cutis.  2017:99:E33-40. PMID: 28686769
  • Zaslau S. Sacral neuromodulation in Urology.  Internet J Urol 2017, Vol 15. No. 1.
  • Hajiran A, Zaslau S. Surgical Technique for Removal of Tined Lead for InterStim.  Can J Urol 2017, Epub ahead of print.
  • Shapiro R, Hajiran A, Zaslau S. Delayed Presentation of Suture Erosion following Burch Colposuspension.  Case Reports in Ob/Gyn.  2017, Article ID 8178361, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8178361 PMID: 28785497
  • Rogers A, Luchey A, Shapiro, R, Riggs D, Jackson B, Kandzari S, Zaslau S. Evaluation of Female Sexual Dysfunction and Antidepressant Use.  J Genitourin Disord, 1 (1): 1002, 2017. 
  • Jessop M, Riggs D, Jackson B, Zaslau S. Stress Related Induction of Bladder Urothelial Changes in Mice:  A New Murine Model.  J Genitourin Disord, 1(1): 1003, 2017.
  • Point D, Morley C, Tourchi A, Reddy S, Sirisreetreerux P, Gearhart J, Al-Omar O.Rural versus urban compliance in the management of Cryptorchidism: Is there a difference?”. Eur J Pediatr. 2017 Jun 21. doi: 10.1007/s00431-017-2946-4. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:28639144
  • McClelland D, Scheidler J, Point D, Morley C, AL-Omar O. West Virginia Pediatric Renal Trauma:  A Level One Trauma Center Experience. WV Med J. Accepted for publication.

2016

2015

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Zaslau S: Shelf Life Surgery, 1st ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Inc. 2015.
  2. Zaslau S. Section Editor:  Algorithms in 5 Minute Consult, 3rd ed.  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Inc., 2015.

REGIONAL & NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

2017

  • Adel E, Shapiro R, Clemmer M, Lamonde M, Zaslau S.  “Urethrolysis in the management of post-operative complications of mid-urethral slings.”  Presented at the American Urogynecology Society Meeting, Providence, RI, October 21, 2017.
  • Belko N, Overholt T, Riggs D, Jackson B, Fooks H, Salkini M, Luchey A, Kandzari S, Zaslau S.  “Female Sexual Dysfunction: A West Virginia University Clinical Experience.” Presented at the 43rd Annual Hal Wanger Family Medicine Conference, Morgantown, WV, September 14, 2017.
  • Morley C, Hajiran A, AL-Omar O. “Pre-Operative Tamsulosin and Ureteral Orifice Navigation in Pediatric Patients: Is there any benefit?” Moderate poster presentation at the American Urologic Association National Meeting in Boston, MA. May 14, 2017.
  • Hajiran A, Morley C, Riggs D, Jackson B, Luchey A, Kandzari S, Zaslau S. “In Vivo Effects of Subcutaneous Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP6) on Tumor Growth in a Murine Bladder Cancer Model” Oral Presentation at American College of Surgeons, West Virginia Chapter. White Sulfur Springs, WV. May 13, 2017.
  • Salkini MW. ROBOTIC NEOCYSTOSTOSTOMY WTIH URETERAL SUBSTITUTION WITH BOARI FLAP, FEASIBILTY AND OUTCOME, Annual Metting of the American Urological Association (AUA), May 2017, Boston, MA.
  • AL-Omar O, Morley C. “Pre-Operative Tamsulosin and Ureteral Orifice Navigation in Pediatric Patients: Is there any benefit?”. Accepted for presentation in World Congress of Endurology Annual Meeting, on 9/2017, as a Moderated poster.
  • Jessop M, AL-Omar O. “Outcomes in those transferred with testicular torsion to a rural academic center”. Accepted for presentation in Mid Atlantic AUA Annual Meeting, on 9/2017, as a Moderated poster.
  • Jessop M, AL-Omar O, and Luchey A. “Isolated low grade renal injuries: Do we need to monitor them?” Accepted for presentation in Mid Atlantic AUA Annual Meeting, on 9/2017, as a Moderated poster. 
  • Morley C, AL-Omar O. “Does Tamsulosin Increase the Success Rate of Ureteral Navigation during Ureteroscopy for Pediatric Ureterolithiasis?”. Accepted for presentation in Mid Atlantic AUA Annual Meeting, on 9/2017, as a Moderated poster.
  • Morley C, Hajiran A, AL-Omar O. “Pre-Operative Tamsulosin and Ureteral Orifice Navigation in Pediatric Patients: Is there any benefit?”: Moderated Poster, annual AUA conference, Boston. (May 12-16, 2017)
  • Overholt T, Riggs D, Jackson B, Battin A, Fooks H, Salkini M, Luchey A, Kandzari S, Zaslau S. “Female Sexual Dysfunction” A West Virginia University Clinical Experience.” Presented at the Annual AUA, Boston, MA, April 18th, 2017.

2016

  • Morley C, AL-Omar O. “The Effect of Pre-Operative Tamsulosin on the Rate of Ureteral Navigation during Ureteroscopy in Pediatric Patients.” Poster Presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting in Hot Springs, VA. Oct 7, 2016.
  • Morley C, Hajiran A, AL-Omar O. “The Effect of Pre-Operative Tamsulosin on the Rate of Ureteral Navigation during Ureteroscopy in Pediatric Patients.” Oral Presentation at American College of Surgeons, West Virginia Chapter. White Sulfur Springs, WV. May 14, 2016.
  • Morley C, Point D, AL-Omar O. “Undescended Testicle Management in WV.” Oral Presentation at WV American Academy of Pediatrics. Roanoke, WV. April 15, 2016.
  • Morley C, AL-Omar O. “Circumcision Debate: Cut it or Keep it.” Oral Presentation at WV American Academy of Pediatrics. Roanoke, WV. April 15, 2016.
  • Chad P. Hubsher, Jared Gopman, Mohamad W. Salkini, The Incidence of Trocar site hernia following robotic renal surgery in Obese Patients, World Congress of Endourology, November 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Salkini MW, The Outcome of Robotic Boari Flap, World Congress of Endourology, November 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Salkini MW, Lamoshi A, The Impact of Warm Ischemia On Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, World Congress of Endourology, November 2016, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Morley C, Point D, Al-Omar O. “The Effect of Pre-Operative Tamsulosin on the Rate of Ureteral Navigation during Ureteroscopy in Pediatric Patients”. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of Mid Atlantic American Urological Association (MA-AUA). Hot Spring, VA. (October 6-9, 2016)
  • Jessop M, Kandzari S, Hajiran A, Barnard J, Al-Omar O. “Ureteral Injury: Two Decades of Experience at an Academic Center”. Moderate Podium presentation at the annual meeting of Mid Atlantic American Urological Association (MA-AUA). Hot Spring, VA. (October 6-9, 2016) (This abstract was selected for Resident Prize Essay).
  • Chad Morley, Ali Hajiran, and Osama AL-Omar. “The Effect of Pre-Operative Tamsulosin on the Rate of Ureteral Navigation During Ureteroscopy in Pediatric Patients”. Podium presentation at the American College of Surgeons annual meeting, WV chapter. White Sulfur Springs, WV (May 12, 2016)
  • Luchey A. “Adult Urology, Points and Lessons.” Presented at Grand Rounds for MIII Clerkship, Morgantown, WV, December, 14th, 2016.
  • Luchey A. “Advances in Care of the Advanced Prostate Cancer Patient.” Presented at Grand Rounds at Garret Regional Medical Center, Oakland, MD, November 3rd, 2016.
  • Luchey A. Moderator of Scientific Session VII at the 74th Annual Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, Hot Springs, VA, October 9th, 2016.
  • Hajiran A, Riggs D, Jackson B, Zaslau S, Luchey A, Kandzari S. “In Vivo Effects of Subcutaneous Inositol Hexaphosphate (IP6) on Tumor Growth in a Murine Bladder Cancer Model.” Presented at the 74th Annual Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA, Hot Springs, VA, October 6th, 2016.
  • Luchey A. “Updates on Prostate Cancer.” Presented at Grand Rounds at United Hospital Center, West Virginia University/Berkley Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV, August 15th, 2016.
  • Battin A, Luchey A. “Where Do We Stand with PSA – 2016 Update.” Presented at the American College of Surgeons, West Virginia Chapter, White Sulphur Springs, WV, May 13th, 2016.
  • Luchey A. “Urologic Trauma Cases”. Trauma Grand Rounds, April 13th, 2016.
  • Emtage J, Luchey A, Poch M. “Assessment of Patient Attitudes Towards Bothersome Issues with Urinary Diversions in the Preoperative Setting Using the Urinary Diversion Decision Aid (UDDA): Results of a Pilot Study”. Presented at the 80th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Nashville, TN, March 20th, 2016.

2015

  • Point D, Morley C, Reddy S, Sirisreetreeru P, Al-Omar O, Gearhart J. “Comparison of Referral Patterns for Cryptorchidism between an Urban and Rural Tertiary Center.” Presented at the as a podium presentation at the Joint Meeting of the New England and Mid-Atlantic Sections of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting.  Paradise Island, Bahamas. October 22-24, 2015.
  • Zaslau S, Riggs D, Jackson B, Fooks H, Morley C, Jessop M, Bryner B, Kandzari S. “Self-Reported Physical Activity and its’ Affect on Female Sexual Dsyfunction.” Presented at the as a podium presentation at the Joint Meeting of the New England and Mid-Atlantic Sections of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Paradise Island, Bahamas. October 22-24, 2015.
  • Point D, Morley C, Al-Omar O. “The Undescended Testicles of West Virginia: A Chance to Improve Patterns of Referral within our Region.” Oral presentation at Quality Improvement Fair WVUH Graduate Medical Education Week. Morgantown, WV. Presented May 21, 2015.
  • Point D, Sabbagh O, Knight J, Morley C, Zaslau S, Al-Omar O. “West Virginia pediatric renal trauma: A level one trauma center experience.  Poster Presentation at the Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual 2015 Scientific Meeting.  Chattanooga, TN.  Presented February 24, 2015.
  • Point D, Morley C, Reddy S, Sirisreetreeru P, Al-Omar O, Gearhart J. “Comparison of Referral Patterns for Cryptorchidism between an Urban and Rural Tertiary Center.”  Podium presentation at the Joint Meeting of the New England and Mid-Atlantic Sections of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting.  Paradise Island, Bahamas. (October 22-24, 2015)
  • Point D, Morley C, Al-Omar O. “The Undescended Testicles of West Virginia: A Chance to Improve Patterns of Referral within our Region”. Accepted for oral presentation at Quality Improvement Fair WVUH Graduate Medical Education Week.  Morgantown, WV (May 21, 2015)
  • Point D, Al-Omar O“Robotic assisted laparoscopic orchiopexy: preliminary results of an initial case series.” Moderated video podium presentation at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting.  New Orleans, LA. (May 14-19, 2015)
  • JR Liggit, Dana Point, Richard Vaughan, Osama Al-Omar. “Acute and delayed presentation of bilateral meconium hydroceles in a neonate”. Case presented in resident and fellows competition for Society for fetal urology (SFU) during American Urological Association (AUA) meeting, New Orleans, LA. (May 14-19, 2015)
  • Al-Omar O.  “Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Vesicoureteral Reflux”, Grand Rounds, WVU Department of Family Medicine, Morgantown, WV. (May 12, 2015)
  • Al-Omar O.  “Primary Nocturnal Enuresis” Grand-round presentation to Department of Family Medicine at WVU, on (3/10/15)
  • Luchey A. “Where Do We Stand with PSA – 2015 Update”. Presented at the Norfolk Southern Prostate Cancer Awareness Grand Rounds, Norfolk, VA, September 23rd, 2015.
  • Luchey A, Manimala N, Dickinson S, Dhillon J, Agarwal G, Gilbert S, Spiess P, Sexton W, Pow-Sang J, Poch M. “Tissues is the Issue: The Impact and Benefit of Pathologic Review for Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder at a Tertiary Care Center.” Presented at the Annual AUA, New Orleans, LA, May 18th, 2015.
  • Agarwal G, Spuches J, Luchey A, Patel T, Pow-Sang J. “The Effect of NSAID Use on Disease Progression in Patients on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.” Presented at the Annual AUA, New Orleans, LA, May 18th, 2015.
  • Agarwal G, Gezahegn A, Quilitz R, Pasikhova Y, Sandin R, Luchey A, Sexton W, Spiess P, Poch M, Gilbert S, Greene J, Pow-Sang J. “Comparison of Standard Fluoroquinolone Prophylaxis Versus Rectal Swab Targeted Prophylaxis in Men Undergoing Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy.” Presented at the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Spuches J, Agarwal G, Luchey A, Patel T, Pow-Sang J. “The Effect of NSAID Use on Disease Progression in Patients on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer.” Presented at the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Russell C, Lue K, Espiritu P, Kurian T, Agarwal G, Luchey A, Sexton W, Poch M, Pow-Sang J, Spiess P. “Preoperative Laboratory Values as Predictors of Intra-Operative Complexity and Post-Operative Complication Risk in IVC Thrombectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma with Inferior Vena Cava Thrombus.” the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Luchey A, Agarwal G, Gilbert S, Spiess P, Sexton W, Pow-Sang J, Poch M. “Penile Cancer: Baseline Health Related Quality of Life”. Podium. Presented at the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Russell C, Agarwal G, Buethe D, Espiritu P, Luchey A, Spiess P, Pow-Sang J, Poch M, Sexton W. “The Impact of Variable Degrees of Seminomatous Involvement in Mixed Germ Cell Tumors on Intra-Operative Complexity in Post-Chemotherapy Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection.” Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015 & the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Agarwal G, Espiritu P, Luchey A, Lockhart J, Pow-Sang J, Spiess P, Poch M, Sexton W. “Risk Factors for Perioperative Blood Transfusion in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder.” Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015.
  • Luchey A, Manimala N, Dickinson S, Dhillon J, Agarwal G, Gilbert S, Spiess P, Sexton W, Pow-Sang J, Poch M. “Tissue is the Issue: The Impact and Benefit of Pathological Review for Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder at a Tertiary Care Cancer Center”. Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015 & the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Luchey A, Espiritu P, Agarwal G, Dhillon J, Pow-Sang J, Poch M, Sexton W, Spiess P. “Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection for Penile Cancer: Revisiting the Predictors of Lymph Node Metastasis in a Contemporary Cohort.” Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015.
  • Agarwal G, Valderrama O, Espiritu P, Luchey A, Lockhart J, Pow-Sang J, Sexton W, Poch M, Spiess P. “Radical Cystectomy with Curative Intent for Refractory Carcinoma in Situ of the Bladder: Insight into Patient Outcomes and Patterns of Care.” Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015 & the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.
  • Sharma P, Luchey A, Dickinson S, Dhillon J, Spiess P, Pow-Sang J, Sexton W, Poch M. “Persistent Cancer within the Prostate at the Time of Radical Cystoprostatectomy Following Pelvic Radiation Therapy”. Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015.
  • Luchey A, Agarwal G, Lin H, Yue B, Pow-Sang J, Spiess P, Poch M, Gilbert S, Lockhart J, Sexton W. “The Impact of Definitive Prostate Cancer Treatment on Positive Margins at Time of Radical Cystectomy”. Presented at the 15th Annual Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD, December 3rd, 2015 & the 79th Annual Southeastern Section of the AUA, Savannah, GA, March 19th, 2015.