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'A bit of LESS appears to be more.'
Rané A.
BJU Int. 2014 Feb;113(2):178-9. doi: 10.1111/bju.12419.

 

'Surgery or radiotherapy for prostate cancer?'
Rané A.
BMJ. 2014 Feb 26;348:g1580.

 

'Live surgical education: a perspective from the surgeons who perform it'
Khan SA, Chang RT, Ahmed K, Knoll T, Van Velthoven R, Challacombe B, Dasgupta P, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2013 Jun 13. doi: 10.1111/bju.12283. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24053660

 

'Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in prostate and bladder cancer.'
Philippou Y, Hadjipavlou M, Khan S, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2013 Feb;111(2):188-9.

 

'Contemporary perspectives on laparoendoscopic single site surgery in urologic training and practice'
Rais-Bahrami S, Moreira DM, Hillelsohn JH, George AK, Rané A, Gross AJ, Richstone L.
J Endourol. 2013 Jun;27(6):727-31.

 

'Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) partial nephrectomy short-term outcomes.'
Rané A,
BJU Int. 2013 Feb;111(2):188-9.

 

'Mini-laparoscopy, laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery-assisted laparoscopy: novice surgeons' performance and perception in a porcine nephrectomy model.'
Autorino R, Kim FJ, Rassweiler J, De Sio M, Ribal MJ, Liatsikos E, Damiano R, Cindolo L, Bove P, Schips L, Rané A, Quattrone C, Correia-Pinto J, Lima E.
BJU Int. 2012 Dec;110(11c):E991-E996.

 

'Urological Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery: Multi-Institutional Analysis of Risk Factors for Conversion and Postoperative Complications.'
Autorino R, Kaouk JH, Yakoubi R, Rha KH, Stein RJ, White WM, Stolzenburg JU, Cindolo L, Liatsikos E, Rais-Bahrami S, Volpe A, Han DH, Derweesh IH, Lee SW, Abdel-Karim AM, Branco A, Greco F, Allaf M, Sotelo R, Kallidonis P, Jeong BC, Best S, Bazzi W, Pierorazio P, Elsalmy S, Rané A, , Han WK, Yang B, Schips L, Molina WR, Fornara P, Terrone C, Giedelman C, Lee JY, Crouzet S, Haber GP, Richstone L, Yinghao S, Kim FJ, Cadeddu JA.
BJU Int. 2012 Feb;109(4):491-2.

 

'Patient selection for less urological surgery'
De Sio M, Quattrone C, Damiano R, Tanabalan C, Rané A .
BJU Int. 2011 Sep;108(6):1018-23.

 

'Focal therapy for renal mass lesions: where do we stand in 2012?'
Rané A, Stein R, Cadeddu JA.
BJU Int. 2012 Feb;109(4):491-2.

 

'Is robotics the future of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)?'
Spana G, Rané A, Kaouk JH.
BJU Int. 2011 Sep;108(6):1018-23.

 

'Live surgical education: a perspective from the surgeons who perform it'
Khan SA, Chang RT, Ahmed K, Knoll T, Van Velthoven R, Challacombe B,
DasguptaP, Rané A. BJU Int. 2013 Jun 13. doi: 10.1111/bju.12283. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24053660

 

'Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in prostate and bladder cancer.'
Philippou Y, Hadjipavlou M, Khan S,Rané A.
BJU Int. 2013 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/bju.12062. [Epub ahead of print]

 

'Contemporary perspectives on laparoendoscopic single site surgery in urologic training and practice'
Rais-Bahrami S, Moreira DM, Hillelsohn JH, George AK, Rané A, Gross AJ, Richstone L.
J Endourol. 2013 Jun;27(6):727-31.

 

Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) partial nephrectomy short-term outcomes.
Rané A
BJU Int. 2013 Feb;111(2):188-9.

 

'Mini-laparoscopy, laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery-assisted laparoscopy: novice surgeons' performance and perception in a porcine nephrectomy model.'
Autorino R, Kim FJ, Rassweiler J, De Sio M, Ribal MJ, Liatsikos E, Damiano R, Cindolo L, Bove P, Schips L, Rané A, Quattrone C, Correia-Pinto J, Lima E.
BJU Int. 2012 Dec;110(11c):E991-E996.

 

'Urological Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery: Multi-Institutional Analysis of Risk Factors for Conversion and Postoperative Complications.'
Autorino R, Kaouk JH, Yakoubi R, Rha KH, Stein RJ, White WM, Stolzenburg JU, Cindolo L, Liatsikos E, Rais-Bahrami S, Volpe A, Han DH, Derweesh IH, Lee SW, Abdel-Karim AM, Branco A, Greco F, Allaf M, Sotelo R, Kallidonis P, Jeong BC, Best S, Bazzi W, Pierorazio P, Elsalmy S, Rané A, , Han WK, Yang B, Schips L, Molina WR, Fornara P, Terrone C, Giedelman C, Lee JY, Crouzet S, Haber GP, Richstone L, Yinghao S, Kim FJ, Cadeddu JA.
J Urol. 2012 Jun;187(6):1989-94.

 

'Patient selection for less urological surgery'
De Sio M, Quattrone C, Damiano R, Tanabalan C,RanéA.
Arch Esp Urol. 2012 Apr;65(3):280-284.

 

'Focal therapy for renal mass lesions: where do we stand in 2012?'
Rané A, Stein R, Cadeddu JA.
BJU Int. 2012 Feb;109(4):491-2.

 

'Is robotics the future of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)?'
Spana G, Rané A, Kaouk JH.
BJU Int. 2011 Sep;108(6):1018-23.

 

'LESS: 'Where's the meat'?'
Rané A, Cadeddu JA.
BJU Int. 2011 Jul; 108(2):157.

 

'Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery in Urology: Worldwide Multi-institutional Analysis of 1076 Cases.'
Kaouk JH, Autorino R, Kim FJ, Han DH, Lee SW, Yinghao S, Cadeddu JA, Derweesh IH, Richstone L, Cindolo L, Branco A, Greco F, Allaf M, Sotelo R, Liatsikos E, Stolzenburg JU, Rané A, White WM, Han WK, Haber GP, White MA, Molina WR, Jeong BC, Lee JY, Linhui W, Best S, Stroup SP, Rais-Bahrami S, Schips L, Fornara P, Pierorazio P, Giedelman C, Lee JW, Stein RJ, Rha KH.
Eur Urol. 2011 Jun 12.

 

'Laparoendoscopic single site (LESS) adrenalectomy: technique and outcomes.'
Rané A, Cindolo L, Schips L, De Sio M, Autorino R.
World J Urol. 2011 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print]

 

'Low-cost reusable instrumentation for laparoendoscopic single-site nephrectomy: assessment in a porcine model.'
Autorino R, Kim FJ, RanéA, Sio MD, Stein RJ, Damiano R, Micali S, Correia-Pinto J, Kaouk JH, Lima E.
J Endourol. 2011 Mar;25(3):419-24. Epub 2011 Feb 14

 

'Robotic natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery and laparoendoscopic single-site surgery: current status.'
Rané A,Autorino R.
CurrOpin Urol. 2011 Jan;21(1):71-7.

 

'Urological applications of single-site laparoscopic surgery.'
Symes A, Rané A.
J Minim Access Surg. 2011 Jan;7(1):90-5.

 

'Where Do We Really Stand With LESS and NOTES?'
Gettman MT, White WM, Aron M, Autorino R, Averch T, Box G, Cadeddu JA, Canes D, Cherullo E, Desai MM, Frank I, Gill IS, Gupta M, Haber GP, Humphreys MR, Irwin BH, Kaouk JH, Kavoussi LR, Landman J, Liatsikos EN, Lima E, Ponsky LE,Rané A, Ribal M, Rabenhalt R, Rao P, Richstone L, Sawyer MD, Sotelo R, Stolzenburg JU, Tracy CR, Stein RJ; Endourological Society NOTES and LESS Working Group; European Society of Urotechnology NOTES and LESS Working Group.
Eur Urol. 2010 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print]

 

'Rendering stone fragments paramagnetic with iron oxide microparticles improves the efficiency and effectiveness of endoscopic stone fragment retrieval.' (Editorial Comment)
Rané A
Urology. 2010 Nov;76(5):e3;

 

'LESSons in minimally invasive urology'.
Dev H, Sooriakumaran P, Tewari A, Rané A,
BJU Int. 2010 Oct 18.

 

'Psychosocial and marketing challenges for Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery and Laparoendoscopic Single-site Surgery'.
Kommu SS, Dasgupta R, Rané A,
BJU Int. 2010 Sep;106(6 Pt B):928-33.

 

'Complications and conversions of upper tract urological laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (less): multicentre experience: results from the NOTES Working Group.'
Irwin BH, Cadeddu JA, Tracy CR, Kim FJ, Molina WR, Rané A, Sundaram CP, Raybourn JH, Stein RJ, Gill IS, Kavoussi LR, Richstone L, Desai MM.
BJU Int. 2010 Sep 14.doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09663.x.

 

'Laparoscopic training in urology: critical analysis of current evidence.'
Autorino R, Haber GP, Stein RJ, Rané A, De Sio M, White MA, Yang B, de la Rosette JJ, Kaouk JH, Laguna MP.
J Endourol. 2010 Sep;24(9):1377-90.

 

'Current status of natural orifice trans-endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and laparoendoscopic single site surgery (LESS) in urologic surgery.'
Sanchez-Salas RE, Barret E, Watson J, Stakhovskyi O, Cathelineau X, Rozet F, Galiano M, Rané A, Desai MM, Sotelo R, Vallancien G.
IntBraz J Urol. 2010 Jul-Aug;36(4):385-400.

 

'Retropulsion During Intracorporeal Lithotripsy: What's Out There To Help?'
Rané A, Sur R, Chew B.
BJU Int. 2010 Jul 5.

 

'Minimally invasive surgery in urology: is the winner natural-orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery or laparoendoscopic single-site surgery?'
Rané A, Ponsky LE, Richstone L.
BJU Int. 2010 Jul;106(1):1-2

 

'Intra-operative cell salvage in radical cystectomy'.
Rané A,
Indian J Urol. 2010 Apr;26(2):158.

 

'Evaluation of a hemostatic sponge (Tachosil) for sealing of the renal collecting system in a porcine laparoscopic partial nephrectomy survival model.'
Rimington PD, Heyns CF, van der Merwe A, Smit S, Anderson C.
J Endourol. 2010 Apr;24(4):599-603.

 

'The use of a novel reverse thermosensitive polymer to prevent ureteral stone retropulsion during intracorporeal lithotripsy: a randomized, controlled trial.'
Rané A,Bradoo A, Rao P, Shivde S, Elhilali M, Anidjar M, Pace K, D'A Honey JR.
J Urol. 2010 Apr;183(4):1417-21

 

'Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery for nephrectomy as a feasible alternative to traditional laparoscopy' .
Raybourn JH 3rd, Rané A,,Sundaram CP.
Urology. 2010 Jan;75(1):100-3

 

'Laparo-endoscopic single site surgery – is robotics the missing link?'
Rané A, Tan GY, Tewari AK.
BJU Int. 2009 Oct;104(8):1041-3.

 

'Laparoscopic extirpative renal surgery in the octogenarian population'.
Magrill D, Yap T, Durrant J, Anderson C, Rimington P,Rané A J Endourol.
2009 Sep;23(9):1499-50

 

'Single-port 'scarless' laparoscopic nephrectomies: the United Kingdom experience.'
Rané A, Ahmed S, Kommu SS, Anderson CJ, Rimington PD.
BJU Int. 2009 Jul;104(2):230-3

 

'Port-site metastasis after laparoscopic surgery: what causes them and what can be done to reduce their incidence?'
Sooriakumaran P, Kommu SS, Anderson C, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2009 May;103(9):1150-3.

 

'Evaluation of a commercial vascular clip: risk factors and predictors of failure from in vitro studies.'
Sooriakumaran P, Kommu SS, Cooke J, Gordon S, Brown C, Eddy B, Rimington PD, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2009 May;103(10):1410-2

 

'Laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS): preliminary advances in renal surgery.'
Kommu SS, Kaouk JH, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2009 Apr;103(8):1034-7

 

'Mentorship in urological laparoscopic surgery: lessons learned.'
KeeleyJr FX, Timoney AG, Rané A, Tolley DA.
BJU Int. 2009 Apr;103(8):1111-3.

 

'Radical and non-radical nephrectomy: no place for 'simple' '
Raman JD, Sooriakumaran P, Cadeddu JA, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2009 Apr;103(7):855-6

 

'Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and NOTES; standardised platforms in nomenclature.'
Kommu SS, Chakravarti A, Luscombe CJ, Golash A, Desai MM, Kaouk JH, Gill IS, Cadeddu JA, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2009 Mar;103(5):701-2.

 

'Single-incision laparoscopic surgery'.
Rané A,Dasgupta P.
BJU Int. 2009 Feb;103(4):429-30

 

'Devices for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in urology.'
Kommu SS, Rané A.
Expert Rev Med Devices. 2009 Jan;6(1):95-103.

 

'Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery and natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery in urology: trainee-directed tools in tandem with rapid surgical advances.'
Kommu SS, Kaouk JH, Eden CG, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2008 Dec;102(11):1750-1

 

'Nomenclature of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) procedures in urology.'
Box G, Averch T, Cadeddu J, Cherullo E, Clayman R, Desai M, Frank I, Gettman M, Gill I, Gupta M, Haber GP, Kaouk J, Landman J, Lima E, Ponsky L, Rané A, Sawyer M, Humphreys M; Urologic NOTES Working Group.
J Endourol. 2008 Nov;22(11):2575-81.

 

'The feasibility of single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a pilot study of 20 cases.'
Rao PP, Bhagwat SM, Rané A, Rao PP.
HPB (Oxford). 2008;10(5):336-40.

 

'Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery in urology: where have we been and where are we heading?'
Tracy CR, Raman JD, Cadeddu JA, Rané A.
Nat ClinPract Urol. 2008 Oct;5(10):561-8.

 

'Minimal access minimally invasive urological surgery - the new paradigm.'
Kommu SS, Sooriakumaran P, Eden CG, Rané A.
BJU Int. 2008 Sep;102(8):921-2.

 

'Single-port-access nephrectomy and other laparoscopic urologic procedures using a novel laparoscopic port (R-port).'
Rané A, Rao P, Rao P.
Urology. 2008 Aug;72(2):260-3; discussion 263-4.

 

'NOTES, SILS and OPUS: battle of the acronyms for the future of laparoscopic urology;'
Sooriakumaran P, Kommu S,Rané A;
International Journal of Clinical Practice 62 (7), 988

 

'Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy for renal cell cancer with renal vein tumor thrombus.'
Henderson A, Murphy D, Jaganathan K, Roberts WW, Wolf JS Jr, Rané A.
Urology. 2008 Aug;72(2):268-72.

 

'Single-incision laparoscopic surgery: initial urological experience and comparison with natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery'
Raman, J, Cadeddu J, Rao P and Rané A
BJU Int. 2008 Jun;101(12):1493-6

 

'Is robotically assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty effective for the treatment of pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction?'
Rané A, Keeley FX Jr
Nat ClinPract Urol. 2008 May;5(5):244-5.

 

'What's new in minimally invasive surgery in urology?'
Rané A
BJU Int. 2008 Mar; 101(5): 644-5.

 

'Port site metastases'
Rané A, Eng M, Keeley FX
Current Opinion in Urology 2008 Mar; 18:185–189

 

Factors leading to failure of the self-locking vascular clips: preliminary findings of the WPU-SIMISAD Group.'
Kommu SS, Sooriakumaran P, Eddy B, Cooke J, Brown C, Rimington P, Anderson C,Rané A
BJU Int. 2008 Jan; 101(1):1 29.

 

'Current management strategies for testicular microlithiasis'
Jaganathan K, Ahmed S, Henderson A, Rané A
Nat ClinPract Urol. 2007 Sep;4(9):492-7

 

'Initial clinical evaluation of the Stonebreaker™, a new pneumatic intracorporeal lithotripter'
Rané A, S. Kommu , B. Eddy , P. Rao , S. Kandasami , R. Kumar , N. Gupta .
BJU Int. 2007 Sep; 100(3):629-32.

 

'Multifocal nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma in laparoscopic and open partial nephrectomy'
Kommu SS, Mumtaz FH ,Rané A, Persad RA, Eden CG
BJU Int. 2007 Jul; 100(1):219 ; letter

 

'Working party for urological studies in improving minimally invasive skill acquisition and delivery'
Kommu SS, Rané A
BJU Int. 2007 Jul; 100(1):218 ; letter

 

'Initial experience with The EndoAssist® Camera Holding Robot.'
Kommu SS, Rimington P, Anderson C, Rané A
Journal of Robotic Surgery 2007; (1)133-137

 

'Optimising outcomes in laparoscopic urological training- towards a standardised global consensus'
Kommu SS, Dickinson AJ, Rané A
J Endourol: 2007 Apr; 21(4):378-85

 

'Laparoscopic Urological Training Programmes- the need for a consensus on minimal standards'.
Kommu SS, Rané A
BJU Int. 2007 Mar; 99(3):489-91

 

'Renal angiomyolipoma in a solitary functioning kidney discovered post partum'
C. Blick, A.B. Patel, L. Wilson, Rané A
Internet Journal of Urology 2006. (3): 2

 

'Mini-flank supra-11th rib incision for open partial or radical nephrectomy'
Rané A, Murphy D, Henderson A
. BJU Int. 2006 Sep; 98 (3):690

 

'Occult Leydig cell tumour presenting with bilateral gynaecomastia'
A Patel, L. Wilson, Rané A
TSW Urology 2005; (5)884–887

 

'Laparoscopic reconstructive urology'
Murphy D, Challacombe B, Rané A
J Min Access Surg Nov 2005;1:181-187

 

'A training module for laparoscopic urology'
Rané A
JSLS 2005 Oct - Dec; 9(4):460-2

 

'Primary retroperitoneal seminoma presenting with inferior vena caval obstruction'
A Patel, L Wilson, C Blick, R Gurajala, Rané A
N Z Med J. 2005 Nov 25; 118(1226):U1758

 

'Health related quality of life after hand assisted and retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy'
A Patel, L Wilson, C Blick, R Gurajala, Rané A
J Endourol. 2005 Sept; 19(7):849-52

 

'The role of hand-assisted laparoscopy in urology: a critical appraisal'
Rané A, Wolf JS
BJU Int. 2005 Jul; 96(1):13-6.

 

'Hand-assisted laparoscopic heminephrectomy for horseshoe kidney'
Dasgupta R, Shrotri N, Rané A
J Endourol. 2005 May; 19(4):484-5.

 

'Inguinal lumps misidentified as ectopic testis'
Azarbod P, Rané A, Boyd PJ.
J R Soc Med. 2004 Dec; 97(12):586-7.

 

'Laparoscopic management of symptomatic simple renal cysts'
A Rané
IntUrolNephrol 2004; 36:5-9

 

'The purse-string suture in nephron-sparing surgery for renal cell carcinoma';
A Rané, P Dasgupta
BJUInt. 2004 Jun; 93(9):1361-2; letter

 

'Which is the real gold standard for small-volume renal tumors? Radical nephrectomy versus nephron-sparing surgery'
Manikandan R, Srinivasan V, A Rané
J Endourol. 2004 Feb; 18(1):39-44.

 

'Prospective experience with a second-generation hand-assisted laparoscopic device and comparison with first-generation devices'
A Rané, P Dasgupta
J Endourol. 2003 Dec; 17(10):895-7

 

'Hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy'
A Rané
BJUInt, 2003 Nov; 92(7):825; letter

 

'Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy: complications related to the hand-port site'.
A Rané
BJUInt. 2003. 91:125-126; letter

 

'Laparoscopy in urology: indications and training'
A Rané
BJUInt. 2002 Jul;90(1):142; letter

 

'Have Stent-Related symptoms anything to do with placement technique?'
A Rané, D Cahill, Saleemi A, S Sriprasad, N Shrotri , R Tiptaft
J Endourol; 2001;15 (7):741-744

 

'The issue of prophylactic antibiotics prior to flexible cystoscopy'.
A Rané, D Cahill, Saleemi A, Montgomery B, Palfrey E
Eur Urol. 2001 Feb; 39(2):212-214

 

'To stent or not to stent? That is still the question.'
A Rané, D Cahill, T Larner, A Saleemi and R Tiptaft
J Endourol; 2000; 14(6):479-81

 

'Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of renal calculi during early preganancy'
A Rané, D Cahill, G Kooiman, S Sriprasad
Br J Urol; 2000; 85:1155; letter

 

'Appropriateness of referral to urologists: can it be defined for symptoms of benign prostatic obstruction and used as a quality measure?'
A Rané
Br J Urol; 1999; 84:187; letter

 

'Intrapelvicneurilemmoma presenting with bladder outlet obstruction'
A Rané
Br J Urol; 1999; 83:1086

 

'Air as a contrast agent';
Burton S, Bees N, Montgomery B, Massouh H, A Rané
J Urol 1999; 161(4):1273

 

Point Of Technique: 'The use of the pusher to prevent intra cystoscopic displacement of a 'backloaded' guide wire.'
A Rané, B S I Montgomery
Br J Urol; 1999; 83:364

 

'Reduction of paraphimosis with granulated sugar'
D Cahill and A Rané
Br J Urol; 1999; 83:362; letter

 

'Priaprism : a urological urgency;'
A Rané
Br Jour Sex Med; 1998; 25.5:26.

 

'Inflammatory pseudotumour of the bladder: a rare cause of haematuria';
A Rané, Mir KK, James AS, Mene AS
IntUrolNephrol 1998; 30(5): 561-4

 

'Point of technique: seromyotomy to help eversion of anurostomy'
A Rané and D A Jones
Br J Urol, 1997; 80:668-669.

 

A Urological Diagnostic Conundrum: Schwannoma Masquerading As An Enlarged Prostate';
A Rané, A B McEwan and A Mene
Br J Urol; 1995; 5:683-684.

 

'Hydatid disease of the kidney: evaluation and features of diagnostic procedures';
A Rané
J Urol; 1994; 152:2104

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