A full list of research articles can be found on Homi’s profile at ResearchGate.


1: Nair R, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Zargar H. Bridging the gap: use of scaffolding tissue bio-grafts to bolster vesicourethral anastomosis during salvage robot-assisted prostatectomy reduced leak rates and catheter times. Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Jun;6(3):595-596. doi: 10.21037/tau.2017.03.79. PubMed PMID: 28725605; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5503971.


2: Bertolo RG, Zargar H, Autorino R, Fiori C, Kaouk JH, Russo P, Thompson RH, Porpiglia F. Estimated glomerular filtration rate, renal scan and volumetric assessment of the kidney before and after partial nephrectomy: a review of the current literature. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Jun 23. doi: 10.23736/S0393-2249.17.02865-X. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28651424.


3: Zargar H, Shah JB, van de Putte EEF, Potvin KR, Zargar-Shoshtari K, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Holzbeierlein JM, Spiess PE, Winquist E, Horenblas S, Dinney C, Black PC, Kassouf W. Dose dense MVAC prior to radical cystectomy: a real-world experience. World J Urol. 2017 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s00345-017-2065-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28625005.


4: Mohsin M, Zargar HR, Wani AH, Zaroo MI, Baba PUF, Bashir SA, Rasool A, Bijli AH. Role of customised negative-pressure wound therapy in the integration of split-thickness skin grafts: A randomised control study. Indian J Plast Surg. 2017 Jan-Apr;50(1):43-49. doi: 10.4103/ijps.IJPS_196_16. PubMed PMID: 28615809; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5469234.


5: Porpiglia F, Autorino R, Fiori C, Zargar H, Amparore D, Bertolo R. The impact of T1 renal tumor characteristics on baseline renal function in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy: A renal scan based objective assessment. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug;43(8):1598-1602. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.05.017. Epub 2017  May 26. PubMed PMID: 28579358.


6: Kovac E, Firoozbakhsh F, Zargar H, Fergany A, Elsharkawy H. Perioperative epidural analgesia is not associated with increased survival from renal cell cancer, but overall survival may be improved: a retrospective chart review. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Jul;64(7):754-762. doi: 10.1007/s12630-017-0875-3. Epub 2017 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 28417354.


7: Jo JK, Hong SK, Byun SS, Zargar H, Autorino R, Lee SE. Positive surgical margin in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy: correlation with pathology findings and risk of biochemical recurrence. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Oct;69(5):493-500. doi: 10.23736/S0393-2249.17.02707-2. Epub 2017 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 28376606.


8: Zargar H, Almassi N, Kovac E, Ercole C, Remer E, Rini B, Stephenson A, Garcia JA, Grivas P. Change in Psoas Muscle Volume as a Predictor of Outcomes in Patients Treated with Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy for Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer. Bladder Cancer. 2017 Jan 27;3(1):57-63. doi: 10.3233/BLC-160080. PubMed PMID: 28149936; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5271424.


9: van den Bergh RC, Zargar H, Heijmink S, Bozin M, Murphy DG, van der Poel HG. Reducing the rate of biopsy Gleason undergrading may not improve biochemical recurrence rates in active surveillance candidates. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Aug;69(4):359-365. doi: 10.23736/S0393-2249.17.02749-7. Epub 2017 Jan 26. PubMed PMID: 28124869.


10: Sapre N, Zargar H. Urologic surgery laparoscopic access: vascular complications. Int Braz J Urol. 2017 Jan-Feb;43(1):167. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2015.0369.1. PubMed PMID: 28124542; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5293400.


11: Andrade HS, Zargar H, Akca O, Kara O, Caputo PA, Ramirez D, Andrés G, Stein RJ, Chueh SJ, Kaouk JH. Is Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Safe for T3a Renal Cell Carcinoma? Experience of a High-Volume Center. J Endourol. 2017 Feb;31(2):153-157. doi: 10.1089/end.2016.0622. Epub 2017 Jan 5. PubMed PMID: 27881027.


12: Pavan N, Derweesh I, Rassweiler J, Challacombe B, Zargar H, Porter J, Liatsikos E, Kaouk J, Porpiglia F, Autorino R. Contemporary minimally invasive surgery for adrenal masses: it's not all about (pure) laparoscopy. BJU Int. 2017  Feb;119(2):201-203. doi: 10.1111/bju.13701. Epub 2016 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 27801536.


13: Bozin M, Zargar H. Editorial Comment: Off-clamp robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy. Int Braz J Urol. 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):1046. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2015.0386.1. PubMed PMID: 27763741; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5066908.


14: Andrade HS, Kaouk JH, Zargar H, Caputo PA, Akca O, Ramirez D, Autorino R, Noble M, Stein RJ. Robotic Ureteroureterostomy for Treatment of a Proximal Ureteric Stricture. Int Braz J Urol. 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):1041-1042. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2015.0249. PubMed PMID: 27763738; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5066905.


15: Zargar-Shoshtari K, Lawrentschuk N, Zargar H. Robotic Prostatectomy Delivers on the Promise of Minimally Invasive Surgery: Commentary on: Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Versus Open Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy: Early Outcomes from a Randomised Controlled Phase 3 Study. Urology. 2017 Jan;99:3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.10.001. Epub 2016 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 27720969.


16: Sharma P, Zargar H, Spiess PE. Surgical Advances in Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection: Optimizing Treatment Outcomes. Urol Clin North Am. 2016 Nov;43(4):457-468. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2016.06.007. Epub 2016 Sep 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 27717432.


17: Zargar-Shoshtari K, Murphy DG, Zargar H. Re: Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy Versus Open Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy: Early Outcomes from a Randomised Controlled Phase 3 Study. Eur Urol. 2017 Jan;71(1):140-141. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.09.016. Epub 2016 Sep 16. PubMed PMID: 27641790.


18: Mir MC, Derweesh I, Porpiglia F, Zargar H, Mottrie A, Autorino R. Partial Nephrectomy Versus Radical Nephrectomy for Clinical T1b and T2 Renal Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Comparative Studies. Eur Urol. 2017 Apr;71(4):606-617. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.08.060. Epub 2016 Sep 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 27614693.


19: Zargar H, Lamb AD, Rocco B, Porpiglia F, Liatsikos E, Davis J, Coelho RF, Pow-Sang JM, Patel VR, Murphy DG. Salvage robotic prostatectomy for radio recurrent prostate cancer: technical challenges and outcome analysis. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2017 Feb;69(1):26-37. Epub 2016 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 27579821.


20: Caputo PA, Zargar H, Ramirez D, Andrade HS, Akca O, Gao T, Kaouk JH. Cryoablation versus Partial Nephrectomy for Clinical T1b Renal Tumors: A Matched Group Comparative Analysis. Eur Urol. 2017 Jan;71(1):111-117. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.08.039. Epub 2016 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 27568064.


21: Vlok J, Zargar H. Editorial Comment: Two-Part Silicone Mold. A New Tool For Flexible Ureteroscopy Surgical Training. Int Braz J Urol. 2016 Jul-Aug;42(4):852. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2014.0638.1. PubMed PMID: 27564303; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5006788.


22: Lamb AD, Zargar H, Murphy DG, Corcoran NM, Hovens CM. Disrupting the Status Quo in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis. Eur Urol. 2017 Feb;71(2):193-194. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.08.018. Epub 2016 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 27554242.


23: Zargar H, van den Bergh R, Moon D, Lawrentschuk N, Costello A, Murphy D. The impact of the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPTSTF) recommendations against prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing on PSA testing in Australia. BJU Int. 2017 Jan;119(1):110-115. doi: 10.1111/bju.13602. Epub 2016 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 27454454.


24: Abdullah N, Rahbar H, Barod R, Dalela D, Larson J, Johnson M, Mass A, Zargar H, Allaf M, Bhayani S, Stifelman M, Kaouk J, Rogers C. Multicentre outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy after major open abdominal surgery. BJU Int. 2016 Aug;118(2):298-301. doi: 10.1111/bju.13408. Epub 2016 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 27417163.


25: Jo JK, Hong SK, Byun SS, Zargar H, Autorino R, Lee SE. Urinary Continence after Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: The Impact of Intravesical Prostatic Protrusion. Yonsei Med J. 2016 Sep;57(5):1145-51. doi: 10.3349/ymj.2016.57.5.1145. PubMed PMID: 27401645; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4960380.


26: Akca O, Zargar H, Albayrak S, Kaouk JH. Author Reply. Urology. 2016 Aug;94:137-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.02.065. Epub 2016 Jun 28. PubMed PMID:  27370778.


27: Abdullah N, Rahbar H, Barod R, Dalela D, Larson J, Johnson M, Mass A, Zargar H, Kaouk J, Allaf M, Bhayani S, Stifelman M, Rogers C. Use of the Satinsky clamp for hilar clamping during robotic partial nephrectomy: indications, technique, and multi-center outcomes. J Robot Surg. 2017 Mar;11(1):47-51. doi: 10.1007/s11701-016-0611-y. Epub 2016 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 27329237.


28: Vyas R, Thompson CL, Zargar H, Selph J, Gerstenblith MR. Epidemiology of genitourinary melanoma in the United States: 1992 through 2012. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Jul;75(1):144-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.10.015. PubMed PMID: 27317515.


29: van den Bergh RC, Zargar H, Murphy DG. Re: Pathologic Outcomes in Favorable-risk Prostate Cancer: Comparative Analysis of Men Electing Active Surveillance and Immediate Surgery. Eur Urol. 2016 May;69(5):964-5. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2016.02.011. PubMed PMID: 27301991.


30: De S, Autorino R, Kim FJ, Zargar H, Laydner H, Balsamo R, Torricelli FC, Di Palma C, Molina WR, Monga M, De Sio M. Corrigendum re: "Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Versus Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis" [Eur Urol 2015;67:125-37]. Eur Urol. 2016 Apr;69(4):e85. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.12.046. Epub 2016 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 27301798.


31: Andrade HS, Zargar H, Caputo PA, Akca O, Ramirez D, Kara O, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Robotic pyelolithotomy for staghorn nephrolithiasis during partial nephrectomy. Int Braz J Urol. 2016 May-Jun;42(3):623-5. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2015.0282. PubMed PMID: 27286131; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4920585.


32: Zargar H, Akca O, Caputo P, Ramirez D, Kara O, Andrade HS, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Assessing the effects of modality of surgery on postoperative weight loss in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy. World J Urol. 2017 Feb;35(2):271-275. doi: 10.1007/s00345-016-1872-9. Epub 2016 Jun 7. PubMed PMID: 27272313.


33: Kaouk JH, Akca O, Zargar H, Caputo P, Ramirez D, Andrade H, Albayrak S, Laydner H, Angermeier K. Descriptive Technique and Initial Results for Robotic Radical Perineal Prostatectomy. Urology. 2016 Aug;94:129-38. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.02.063. Epub 2016 May 24. PubMed PMID: 27233935.


34: Kara O, Maurice MJ, Zargar H, Malkoc E, Akca O, Andrade HS, Ramirez D, Caputo PA, Nelson RJ, Rini B, Kaouk JH. Prognostic implications of sarcomatoid and rhabdoid differentiation in patients with grade 4 renal cell carcinoma. Int Urol Nephrol. 2016 Aug;48(8):1253-60. doi: 10.1007/s11255-016-1314-z. Epub 2016 May 23. PubMed PMID: 27215555.


35: Brandao LF, Laydner H, Akca O, Autorino R, Zargar H, De S, Krishnam J, Pallavi P, Monga M, Stein RJ, Magi-Galluzzi C, Andreoni C, Kaouk JH. Robot-assisted ureteral reconstruction using a tubularized peritoneal flap: a novel technique in a chronic porcine model. World J Urol. 2017 Jan;35(1):89-96. doi: 10.1007/s00345-016-1840-4. Epub 2016 May 5. PubMed PMID: 27151276.


36: Nyame YA, Zargar H, Ramirez D, Ganesan V, Babbar P, Villers A, Haber GP. Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Bilateral Nerve Sparing and Apex Preserving Cystoprostatectomy in Young Men With Bladder Cancer. Urology. 2016 Aug;94:259-64. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.04.026. Epub 2016 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 27132504.


37: van den Bergh RC, van der Kwast TH, de Jong J, Zargar H, Ryan AJ, Costello AJ, Murphy DG, van der Poel HG. Validation of the novel International Society of  Urological Pathology 2014 five-tier Gleason grade grouping: biochemical recurrence rates for 3+5 disease may be overestimated. BJU Int. 2016 Oct;118(4):502-5. doi: 10.1111/bju.13478. Epub 2016 Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 26972452.


38: Pavan N, Zargar H, Sanchez-Salas R, Castillo O, Celia A, Gallo G, Sivaraman A, Cathelineau X, Autorino R. Robot-assisted Versus Standard Laparoscopy for Simple Prostatectomy: Multicenter Comparative Outcomes. Urology. 2016 May;91:104-10. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.02.032. Epub 2016 Mar 3. PubMed PMID: 26948530.


39: Zargar H, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Dundee P, Black PC. Predicting occult lymph node-positive disease at the time of radical cystectomy: a systematic review. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2016 Apr;68(2):112-24. Epub 2016 Feb 29. PubMed PMID: 26928572.


40: Murphy DG, Zargar H. Words of Wisdom. Re: Chemohormonal Therapy in Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer. Eur Urol. 2016 Mar;69(3):540. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.12.027. PubMed PMID: 26867727.


41: Kara O, Andrade HS, Zargar H, Akca O, Maurice MJ, Caputo PA, Ramirez D, Malkoc E, Modlin CS, Kaouk JH. Race effects on pathological and functional outcomes after robotic partial nephrectomy in a single academic tertiary care center. J Robot Surg. 2016 Mar;10(1):5-10. doi: 10.1007/s11701-016-0562-3. Epub 2016 Feb 9. PubMed PMID: 26861450.


42: Abdullah N, Dalela D, Barod R, Larson J, Johnson M, Mass A, Zargar H, Allaf M, Bhayani S, Stifelman M, Kaouk J, Rogers C. Robotic partial nephrectomy for renal tumours in obese patients: Perioperative outcomes in a multi-institutional  analysis. Can Urol Assoc J. 2015 Nov-Dec;9(11-12):E859-62. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.3197. Epub 2015 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 26788235; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4707905.


43: Andrade HS, Zargar H, Caputo PA, Akca O, Kara O, Ramirez D, Haber GP, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Five-year Oncologic Outcomes After Transperitoneal Robotic Partial  Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma. Eur Urol. 2016 Jun;69(6):1149-54. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.12.004. Epub 2015 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 26719014.


44: Kara O, Akca O, Zargar H, Andrade HS, Maurice MJ, Ramirez D, Caputo P, Haber GP, Kaouk JH, Stein RJ. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy in the Treatment of Renal Angiomyolipoma. J Endourol. 2016 Mar;30(3):275-9. doi: 10.1089/end.2015.0624. Epub 2015 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 26654096.


45: Kara O, Zargar H, Akca O, Andrade HS, Caputo P, Maurice MJ, Ramirez D, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Risks and Benefits of Pharmacological Prophylaxis for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention in Patients Undergoing Robotic Partial Nephrectomy. J Urol. 2016 May;195(5):1348-53. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.11.042. Epub 2015 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 26626222.


46: Zargar H, Porpiglia F, Porter J, Quarto G, Perdona S, Bertolo R, Autorino R, Kaouk JH. Achievement of trifecta in minimally invasive partial nephrectomy correlates with functional preservation of operated kidney: a multi-institutional assessment using MAG3 renal scan. World J Urol. 2016 Jul;34(7):925-31. doi: 10.1007/s00345-015-1726-x. Epub 2015 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 26546072.


47: Zargar H, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Lotan Y, Shah JB, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Spiess PE, Black P; Collaborators. Final Pathological Stage after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer-Does pT0 Predict Better Survival than pTa/Tis/T1? J Urol. 2016 Apr;195(4 Pt 1):886-93. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.10.133. Epub 2015 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 26521718.


48: Andrade HS, Zargar H, Akca O, Caputo PA, Ramirez D, Kara O, Stein RJ, Chueh SC, Kaouk JH. Is Extensive Parenchymal Resection During Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Justified? A Match-Paired Comparison of Two Extirpative Surgical Modalities for Treatment of a Complex Renal Neoplasm. J Endourol. 2016 Apr;30(4):379-83. doi: 10.1089/end.2015.0510. Epub 2016 Feb 5. PubMed PMID: 26486995.


49: Almassi N, Zargar H, Ganesan V, Fergany A, Haber GP. Management of Challenging Urethro-ileal Anastomosis During Robotic Assisted Radical Cystectomy  with Intracorporeal Neobladder Formation. Eur Urol. 2016 Apr;69(4):704-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.09.037. Epub 2015 Oct 20. PubMed PMID: 26463317.


50: Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sharma P, Zargar H. Re: Medical Expulsive Therapy in Adults with Ureteric Colic: A Multicentre, Randomised, Placebo-controlled Trial.  Eur Urol. 2015 Nov;68(5):910-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.07.069. PubMed PMID: 26460878.


51: Ramirez D, Caputo PA, Krishnan J, Zargar H, Kaouk JH. Robot-assisted partial  nephrectomy with intracorporeal renal hypothermia using ice slush: step-by-step technique and matched comparison with warm ischaemia. BJU Int. 2016 Mar;117(3):531-6. doi: 10.1111/bju.13346. Epub 2015 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 26435486.


52: Ramirez D, Zargar H, Caputo P, Kaouk JH. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: An update on functional and oncologic outcomes, techniques, and advancements in technology. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;112(7):746-52. doi: 10.1002/jso.24040. Epub 2015 Sep 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 26369794.


53: Autorino R, Zargar H, Akca O, Laydner H, Brandao LF, Kaouk JH. Robot-assisted laparoendoscopic single-site inguinal lymphadenectomy: initial investigation in a cadaver model. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2016 Jun;68(3):311-4. Epub 2015 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 26364569.


54: Akça O, Zargar H, Autorino R, Brandao LF, Gürler AS, Avşar A, Horuz R, Albayrak S. The transrectal single port laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in a cadaver model. Turk J Urol. 2015 Jun;41(2):78-82. doi: 10.5152/tud.2015.40336. PubMed PMID: 26328206; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4548668.


55: Zargar-Shoshtari K, Zargar H, Dinney CP, Ercole CE, Sharma P, Kovac E, Grivas PD, Stephenson AJ, Shah JB, Black PC, Spiess PE. Clinical and therapeutic factors associated with adverse pathological outcomes in clinically node-negative patients treated with neoadjuvant cisplatin-based chemotherapy and radical cystectomy. World J Urol. 2016 May;34(5):695-701. doi: 10.1007/s00345-015-1667-4. Epub 2015 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 26286880.


56: Potretzke AM, Knight BA, Zargar H, Kaouk JH, Barod R, Rogers CG, Mass A, Stifelman MD, Johnson MH, Allaf ME, Sherburne Figenshau R, Bhayani SB. Urinary fistula after robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: a multicentre analysis of 1 791 patients. BJU Int. 2016 Jan;117(1):131-7. doi: 10.1111/bju.13249. Epub 2015 Sep 6. PubMed PMID: 26235802.


57: Brandao LF, Laydner H, Zargar H, Torricelli F, Andreoni C, Kaouk J, Autorino  R. Laparoendoscopic single site surgery versus conventional laparoscopy for transperitoneal pyeloplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Urol Ann. 2015 Jul-Sep;7(3):289-96. doi: 10.4103/0974-7796.156145. Review. PubMed PMID: 26229312; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4518361.


58: Zargar-Shoshtari K, Zargar H, Lotan Y, Shah JB, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Spiess PE, Black PC. A Multi-Institutional Analysis of Outcomes of Patients with  Clinically Node Positive Urothelial Bladder Cancer Treated with Induction Chemotherapy and Radical Cystectomy. J Urol. 2016 Jan;195(1):53-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.07.085. Epub 2015 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 26205531.


59: Zargar H, Giannarini G, Loeb S, Dasgupta P, Murphy DG, Ficarra V. Active surveillance in prostate cancer: a critical review. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2015 Sep;67(3):247-61. Epub 2015 Jun 9. Review. PubMed PMID: 26054412.


60: Zargar H, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Laydner H, Autorino R. Anatomy of Contemporary  Partial Nephrectomy: A Dissection of the Available Evidence. Eur Urol. 2015 Dec;68(6):993-5. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.04.038. Epub 2015 May 8. PubMed PMID: 25964176.


61: Caputo PA, Ramirez D, Zargar H, Akca O, Andrade HS, O'Malley C, Remer EM, Kaouk JH. Laparoscopic Cryoablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma: 100-Month Oncologic Outcomes. J Urol. 2015 Oct;194(4):892-6. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.03.128. Epub 2015 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 25912493.


62: Zargar H, Atwell TD, Cadeddu JA, de la Rosette JJ, Janetschek G, Kaouk JH, Matin SF, Polascik TJ, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Thompson RH. Cryoablation for Small Renal Masses: Selection Criteria, Complications, and Functional and Oncologic Results. Eur Urol. 2016 Jan;69(1):116-28. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.03.027. Epub 2015 Mar 26. Review. PubMed PMID: 25819723.


63: Akca O, Zargar H, Kaouk JH. Robotic Surgery Revives Radical Perineal Prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2015 Aug;68(2):340-1. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.03.001. Epub 2015 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 25813693.


64: Mir MC, Zargar H, Bolton DM, Murphy DG, Lawrentschuk N. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocols for radical cystectomy surgery: review of current evidence and local protocols. ANZ J Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug;85(7-8):514-20. doi: 10.1111/ans.13043. Epub 2015 Mar 17. Review. PubMed PMID: 25781409.


65: Zargar H, Caputo P, Kaouk JH. Editorial comment. Urology. 2015 Mar;85(3):594-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.09.069. PubMed PMID: 25733271.


66: Zargar H, Samarasekera D, Khalifeh A, Remer EM, O'Malley C, Akca O, Autorino  R, Kaouk JH. Laparoscopic vs percutaneous cryoablation for the small renal mass: 15-year experience at a single center. Urology. 2015 Apr;85(4):850-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.01.004. Epub 2015 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 25704992.


67: Haghdani S, Kafash Nayeri R, Zargar H, Zargar MA. Adrenocortical carcinoma with renal vein tumor thrombus extension. Urol J. 2015 Feb 22;12(1):2037-9. PubMed PMID: 25703915.


68: Autorino R, Zargar H, Butler S, Laydner H, Kaouk JH. Incidence and risk factors for 30-day readmission in patients undergoing nephrectomy procedures: a contemporary analysis of 5276 cases from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Urology. 2015 Apr;85(4):843-9. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.11.044. Epub 2015 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 25681252.


69: Autorino R, Zargar H, Porpiglia F. Reply to Francesco Montorsi and Giorgio Gandaglia's Letter to the Editor re: Riccardo Autorino, Homayoun Zagar, Mirandolino B. Mariano, et al. Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Laparoscopic Simple Prostatectomy: A European-American Multi-institutional Analysis. Eur Urol  2015;68:86-94; Re: Matthew Bultitude, Ben Challacombe. Simple Prostatectomy: A Step Too Far for Laparoscopy? Eur Urol 2015;68:95-6. Eur Urol 2015;68:e7-8. Eur Urol. 2015 Jul;68(1):e9-10. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.01.024. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25666848.


70: Abdi H, Zargar H, Goldenberg SL, Walshe T, Pourmalek F, Eddy C, Chang SD, Gleave ME, Harris AC, So AI, Machan L, Black PC. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging-targeted biopsy for the detection of prostate cancer in patients with prior negative biopsy results. Urol Oncol. 2015 Apr;33(4):165.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2015.01.004. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: 25665509.


71: Mishra K, Zargar H, Tarplin S, Ramanathan R, Stein RJ. Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis. J Urol. 2015 May;193(5):1657-8. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.01.101. Epub 2015 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 25659660.


72: Abdi H, Pourmalek F, Zargar H, Walshe T, Harris AC, Chang SD, Eddy C, So AI, Gleave ME, Machan L, Goldenberg SL, Black PC. Multiparametric magnetic resonance  imaging enhances detection of significant tumor in patients on active surveillance for prostate cancer. Urology. 2015 Feb;85(2):423-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.09.060. PubMed PMID: 25623709.


73: Akca O, Zargar H, Attalla K, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Krishnan J, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Possible Detrimental Effects of Clamping Main Versus Segmental Renal Arteries for the Achievement of Renal Global Ischemia During Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2015 Jul;29(7):785-90. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0834. Epub 2015 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 25621894.


74: Zargar H, Khalifeh A, Autorino R, Akca O, Brandão LF, Laydner H, Krishnan J,  Samarasekera D, Haber GP, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Urine leak in minimally invasive partial nephrectomy: analysis of risk factors and role of intraoperative ureteral catheterization. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Nov-Dec;40(6):763-71. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2014.06.07. PubMed PMID: 25615258.


75: Zargar H, Isac W, Autorino R, Khalifeh A, Nemer O, Akca O, Laydner H, Brandao LF, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in patients with previous abdominal surgery: single center experience. Int J Med Robot. 2015 Dec;11(4):389-94. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1633. Epub 2015 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 25600756.


76: Ball MW, Gorin MA, Bhayani SB, Rogers CG, Stifelman MD, Kaouk JH, Zargar H, Marshall S, Larson JA, Rahbar HM, Trock BJ, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME. Preoperative predictors of malignancy and unfavorable pathology for clinical T1a tumors treated with partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional analysis. Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar;33(3):112.e9-14. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2014.11.003. Epub 2014 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 25499258; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4380792.


77: Autorino R, Zargar H, Mariano MB, Sanchez-Salas R, Sotelo RJ, Chlosta PL, Castillo O, Matei DV, Celia A, Koc G, Vora A, Aron M, Parsons JK, Pini G, Jensen  JC, Sutherland D, Cathelineau X, Nuñez Bragayrac LA, Varkarakis IM, Amparore D, Ferro M, Gallo G, Volpe A, Vuruskan H, Bandi G, Hwang J, Nething J, Muruve N, Chopra S, Patel ND, Derweesh I, Champ Weeks D, Spier R, Kowalczyk K, Lynch J, Harbin A, Verghese M, Samavedi S, Molina WR, Dias E, Ahallal Y, Laydner H, Cherullo E, De Cobelli O, Thiel DD, Lagerkvist M, Haber GP, Kaouk J, Kim FJ, Lima E, Patel V, White W, Mottrie A, Porpiglia F. Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic and Laparoscopic Simple Prostatectomy: A European-American Multi-institutional Analysis. Eur Urol. 2015 Jul;68(1):86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.11.044. Epub 2014 Dec 4. PubMed PMID: 25484140.


78: Vyas R, Zargar H, Trolio RD, Di Lorenzo G, Autorino R. Squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum: A look beyond the chimneystacks. World J Clin Cases. 2014 Nov 16;2(11):654-60. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v2.i11.654. Review. PubMed PMID: 25405188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4233419.


79: Laydner H, Akça O, Autorino R, Eyraud R, Zargar H, Brandao LF, Khalifeh A, Panumatrassamee K, Long JA, Isac W, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Perineal robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: feasibility study in the cadaver model. J Endourol. 2014 Dec;28(12):1479-86. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0244. PubMed PMID: 25379638.


80: Brandao L, Zargar H, Autorino R. Reply to Konstantinos P. Economopoulos, Aliki Stamou, and Theodoros N. Sergentanis' letter to the editor re: Luis Felipe  Brandao, Riccardo Autorino, Humberto Laydner, et al. Robotic versus laparoscopic  adrenalectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Urol 2014;65:1154-61. Eur Urol. 2015 Feb;67(2):e33-4. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.09.053. Epub 2014 Oct  11. PubMed PMID: 25308969.


81: Larson JA, Kaouk JH, Stifelman MD, Rogers CG, Allaf ME, Potretzke A, Marshall S, Zargar H, Ball MW, Bhayani SB. Nonmodifiable factors and complications contribute to length of stay in robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2015 Apr;29(4):422-9. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0424. Epub 2014 Dec 30. PubMed PMID: 25286232.


82: Zargar H, Coelho RF, Kaouk JH. Re: R. Houston Thompson, Tom Atwell, Grant Schmit, et al. Comparison of Partial Nephrectomy and Percutaneous Ablation for cT1 Renal Masses. Eur Urol 2015;67:252-9. Eur Urol. 2015 Feb;67(2):e23. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.09.013. Epub 2014 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 25266972.


83: Autorino R, Zargar H, White WM, Novara G, Annino F, Perdonà S, De Angelis M, Mottrie A, Porpiglia F, Kaouk JH. Current applications of near-infrared fluorescence imaging in robotic urologic surgery: a systematic review and critical analysis of the literature. Urology. 2014 Oct;84(4):751-9. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.05.059. Review. PubMed PMID: 25260441.


84: Zargar H, Espiritu PN, Fairey AS, Mertens LS, Dinney CP, Mir MC, Krabbe LM, Cookson MS, Jacobsen NE, Gandhi NM, Griffin J, Montgomery JS, Vasdev N, Yu EY, Youssef D, Xylinas E, Campain NJ, Kassouf W, Dall'Era MA, Seah JA, Ercole CE, Horenblas S, Sridhar SS, McGrath JS, Aning J, Shariat SF, Wright JL, Thorpe AC, Morgan TM, Holzbeierlein JM, Bivalacqua TJ, North S, Barocas DA, Lotan Y, Garcia  JA, Stephenson AJ, Shah JB, van Rhijn BW, Daneshmand S, Spiess PE, Black PC. Multicenter assessment of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Eur Urol. 2015 Feb;67(2):241-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.09.007. Epub 2014 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 25257030; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4840190.


85: Zargar H, Kaouk JH, Akca O, Autorino R, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Krishnan J, Samarasekera D, Haber GP, Stein RJ. Step-by-Step robotic heminephrectomy for

renal collecting system. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Jul-Aug;40(4):578-9. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2014.04.21. PubMed PMID: 25251965.


86: Zargar H, Allaf ME, Bhayani S, Stifelman M, Rogers C, Ball MW, Larson J, Marshall S, Kumar R, Kaouk JH. Trifecta and optimal perioperative outcomes of robotic and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in surgical treatment of small renal masses: a multi-institutional study. BJU Int. 2015 Sep;116(3):407-14. doi: 10.1111/bju.12933. Epub 2015 May 5. PubMed PMID: 25220543.


87: Zargar H, Akca O, Ramirez D, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Krishnan J, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. The impact of extended warm ischemia time on late renal function after  robotic partial nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2015 Apr;29(4):444-8. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0557. Epub 2014 Nov 5. PubMed PMID: 25203268.


88: Akca O, Kaouk JH, Zargar H, Brandao LF, Haber GP, Autorino R, Stein RJ. Robot assisted heminephrectomy for duplicated renal collecting system: technique and outcomes. Int J Med Robot. 2015 Jun;11(2):126-9. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1607. Epub 2014 Sep 2. PubMed PMID: 25181680.


89: Kaouk JH, Samarasekera D, Krishnan J, Autorino R, Acka O, Brando LF, Laydner  H, Zargar H. Robotic partial nephrectomy with intracorporeal renal hypothermia using ice slush. Urology. 2014 Sep;84(3):712-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.05.008. PubMed PMID: 25168557.


90: De S, Autorino R, Kim FJ, Zargar H, Laydner H, Balsamo R, Torricelli FC, Di Palma C, Molina WR, Monga M, De Sio M. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus retrograde intrarenal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Urol. 2015 Jan;67(1):125-37. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.07.003. Epub 2014 Jul 23. Review. Erratum in: Eur Urol. 2016 Apr;69(4):e85. PubMed PMID: 25064687.


91: Autorino R, Zargar H, Kaouk JH. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery: recent advances in urology. Fertil Steril. 2014 Oct;102(4):939-49. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.05.033. Epub 2014 Jun 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 24993800.


92: Zargar H, Kaouk JH. Robot-assisted nephrouretectomy: is LESS more? BJU Int. 2014 Jul;114(1):7-8. doi: 10.1111/bju.12418. PubMed PMID: 24964185.


93: Zargar H, Bhayani S, Allaf ME, Stifelman M, Rogers C, Larson J, Ball MW, Marshall S, Kumar R, Fergany A, Campbell S, Kaouk J. Comparison of perioperative  outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy and open partial nephrectomy in patients with a solitary kidney. J Endourol. 2014 Oct;28(10):1224-30. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0297. Epub 2014 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 24959704.


94: Rahbar H, Bhayani S, Stifelman M, Kaouk J, Allaf M, Marshall S, Zargar H, Ball MW, Larson J, Rogers C. Evaluation of renal mass biopsy risk stratification  algorithm for robotic partial nephrectomy--could a biopsy have guided management? J Urol. 2014 Nov;192(5):1337-42. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.06.028. Epub 2014 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 24936720.


95: Brandao LF, Zargar H, Autorino R, Akca O, Laydner H, Samarasekera D, Krishnan J, Haber GP, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for ≥ 7 cm renal masses: a comparative outcome analysis. Urology. 2014 Sep;84(3):602-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.04.015. Epub 2014 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 24929947.


96: Zargar H, Autorino R, Kaouk JH. Nephron-sparing surgery for tumors in a solitary kidney. Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Sep;24(5):459-65. doi: 10.1097/MOU.0000000000000082. Review. PubMed PMID: 24921907.


97: Zargar H, Akca O, Autorino R, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Krishnan J, Samarasekera D, Stein RJ, Kaouk JH. Ipsilateral renal function preservation after robot-assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN): an objective analysis using mercapto-acetyltriglycine (MAG3) renal scan data and volumetric assessment. BJU Int. 2015 May;115(5):787-95. doi: 10.1111/bju.12825. Epub 2014 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: 24905965.


98: Brandao LF, Autorino R, Zargar H, Krishnan J, Laydner H, Akca O, Mir MC, Samarasekera D, Stein R, Kaouk J. Robot-assisted laparoscopic adrenalectomy: step-by-step technique and comparative outcomes. Eur Urol. 2014 Nov;66(5):898-905. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.04.003. Epub 2014 May 13. PubMed PMID: 24830625.


99: Akca O, Zargar H, Autorino R, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Krishnan J, Samarasekera D, Li J, Haber GP, Stein R, Kaouk JH. Robotic partial nephrectomy for cystic renal masses: a comparative analysis of a matched-paired cohort. Urology. 2014 Jul;84(1):93-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.03.017. Epub 2014 May 10. PubMed PMID: 24821467.


100: Akca O, Zargar H, Autorino R, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Samarasekera D, Krishnan J, Noble M, Haber GP, Kaouk JH, Stein RJ. Robotic partial nephrectomy for caliceal diverticulum: a single-center case series. J Endourol. 2014 Aug;28(8):958-61. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0184. Epub 2014 May 20. PubMed PMID: 24720868.


101: Zargar H, Autorino R, Akca O, Kaouk JH. Anatomic complexity of renal masses  and outcomes of minimally invasive partial nephrectomy: do we have an answer? Eur Urol. 2014 Nov;66(5):894-6. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.03.023. Epub 2014 Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 24709654.


102: Addison B, Zargar H, Lilic N, Merrilees D, Rice M. Analysis of 35 cases of Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. ANZ J Surg. 2015 Mar;85(3):150-3. doi: 10.1111/ans.12581. Epub 2014 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 24661744.


103: Zargar H, Krishnan J, Autorino R, Akca O, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Samarasekera D, Ko O, Haber GP, Kaouk JH, Stein RJ. Robotic nephroureterectomy: a simplified approach requiring no patient repositioning or robot redocking. Eur Urol. 2014 Oct;66(4):769-77. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.02.060. Epub 2014 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 24661639.


104: Zargar H, Aning J, Ischia J, So A, Black P. Optimizing intravesical mitomycin C therapy in non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Apr;11(4):220-30. doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2014.52. Epub 2014 Mar 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 24619373.


105: Autorino R, Brandao LF, Sankari B, Zargar H, Laydner H, Akça O, De Sio M, Mirone V, Chueh SC, Kaouk JH. Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) vs laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJU Int. 2015 Feb;115(2):206-15. doi: 10.1111/bju.12724. Epub 2014 Jul 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 24588876.


106: Zargar H, Autorino R, Akca O, Brandao LF, Laydner H, Kaouk J. Minimally invasive partial nephrectomy in the age of the 'trifecta'. BJU Int. 2015 Oct;116(4):505-6. doi: 10.1111/bju.12698. Epub 2015 Apr 21. PubMed PMID: 25901967.


107: Zargar H, Addison B, McCall J, Bartlett A, Buckley B, Rice M. Renal artery embolization prior to nephrectomy for locally advanced renal cell carcinoma. ANZ  J Surg. 2014 Jul-Aug;84(7-8):564-7. doi: 10.1111/ans.12545. Epub 2014 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 24548680.


108: Brandao LF, Zargar H, Laydner H, Akca O, Autorino R, Ko O, Samarasekera D, Li J, Rabets J, Krishnan J, Haber GP, Kaouk J, Stein RJ. 30-day hospital readmission after robotic partial nephrectomy--are we prepared for Medicare readmission reduction program? J Urol. 2014 Sep;192(3):677-81. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.02.009. Epub 2014 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 24530985.


109: Brandao LF, Autorino R, Zargar H, Laydner H, Krishnan J, Samarasekera D, Haber GP, Kaouk JH, Chalikonda S, Stein RJ. Robotic ileal ureter: a completely intracorporeal technique. Urology. 2014 Apr;83(4):951-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.11.035. Epub 2014 Feb 8. PubMed PMID: 24518286.


110: Zargar H, Aning J, Legiehn G, Black P. Renovascular hypertension after laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. J Urol. 2014 May;191(5):1418-20. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.01.103. Epub 2014 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 24508453.


111: Akca O, Zargar H, Stein R. Editorial comment. Urology. 2014 Mar;83(3):639; discussion 639-40. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.09.063. Epub 2014 Jan 1. PubMed PMID: 24387930.


112: Zargar H, Marshall D, Siva G, King Q. Topical diltiazem before transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy of the prostate: a randomized controlled trial. ANZ J Surg. 2015 Jun;85(6):430-2. doi: 10.1111/ans.12438. Epub 2013 Nov 18. PubMed PMID: 24237929.


113: Zargar H, Aning JJ, So AI. Surgery for treatment of metastatic testicular cancer. ANZ J Surg. 2015 Mar;85(3):189-90. doi: 10.1111/ans.12392. Epub 2013 Oct n 31. PubMed PMID: 24171695.


114: Zargar H, Stein RJ. Editorial comment for Ghani et al. J Endourol. 2013 Nov;27(11):1399. doi: 10.1089/end.2013.0531. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 23984678.


115: Zargar H, Anderson W, Koya M. Spontaneous intraperitoneal bladder rupture: a demanding diagnosis. ANZ J Surg. 2012 Jul-Aug;82(7-8):565-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2012.06136.x. PubMed PMID: 22863231.


116: Omundsen M, Zargar H, Purchas S. Giant cyst: an underreported complication of hernia mesh repairs? ANZ J Surg. 2008 Sep;78(9):822-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2008.04664.x. PubMed PMID: 18844922.


117: Wickremesekera J, Farmillo W, Hawkins S, Zargar H, Choudhary A, Vanniasingham P. Endoluminal repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: the Middlemore  Hospital experience. N Z Med J. 2007 Mar 23;120(1251):U2467. PubMed PMID: 17384695.


118: Zargar MA, Shahrokh H, Mohammadi Fallah MR, Zargar H. Comparing Taguchi and  anterior Lich-Gregoir ureterovesical reimplantation techniques for kidney transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2005 Sep;37(7):3077-8. PubMed PMID: 16213310.


119: Zargar MA, Darvishi A, Shadpour P, Shooshtari HZ. Hypoesthesia of the thigh  following renal transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2003 Nov;35(7):2672. PubMed PMID: 14612066.


120: Kamali K, Zargar MA, Zargar H. Early common surgical complications in 1500 kidney transplantations. Transplant Proc. 2003 Nov;35(7):2655-6. PubMed PMID: 14612058.