Urology Specialists, P.C. -- Kansas City, MO
Urology Physicians Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas

Justin Albani, MD, FACS: Publications and Presentations

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Witte, MN, Kattan, MW, Albani, JM, Sharp, DS, Eastham, JA, Morton, RA Jr.: Race is not an independent predictor of positive surgical margins. Urology. 54(5): November 1999, 869-74.

Hull, GW, McCurdy, MA, Nasu, Y, Bangma, CH, Yang, G, Shimura ,S, Lee, HM, Wang J, Albani, J, Ebara, S, Sato, T, Timme, TL, Thompson, TC: Prostate Cancer Gene Therapy: Comparison of adenovirus-mediated expression of interleukin 12 with interleukin 12 plus B7-1 for in situ gene therapy and gene-modified, cell-based vaccines. Clinical Cancer Research. 6 (10): October 2000, 4101-9.

Albani, JM, Zippe, CZ: Urethral catheter removal 3 days after radical retropubic prostatectomy is feasible and desirable. Prostate Cancer & Prostatic Diseases. (5): December 2002, 1-5.

Ulchaker, JC, Albani, JM: Prostatron 30-minute Update: Where do we stand? SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering) Archives. V.2 4949B-16: January 2003, 1-5.

Albani, JM, Angermeier, KW: Right common iliac artery pseudoaneurysm-ureteric fistula. BJU Int. 91(9): June 2003, 890.

Albani, JM, Novick, AC: Pseudoaneurysm after Partial Nephrectomy: 3 case reports and a review of the literature. Urology. Vol 62 (2): August 2003, 227-31.

Majhail, NM, Urbain, JL, Albani, JM, Kanvinde, MH, Rice, TW, Novick, AC, Mekhail, TM, Olencki, TE, Elson, P, Bukowski, RM: F-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in the Evaluation of Distant Metastases from Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Clin Oncol. 21: November 2003, 3995 – 4000.

Albani, JM, Yost, AC, Streem, SB: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Determining the Durability of Endourologic Intervention. Journal of Urology. Vol 171 (2): February 2004, 579-82.

Gupta, NM, Albani, JM, Novick, AC, Sivaramakrishna, B, Kumar, R: Renal Cell Cancer in a Solitary Kidney After Donor Nephrectomy. Urology. Vol 64 (4): October 2004, 808.

Albani, JM, Gill, IS, Desai, MM, Streem, SB: Repair of Adult Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction in the Solitary Kidney: Effect on Renal Function. Urology. Vol 68 (4): October 2006, 718 – 22.

Albani, JM, Ciaschini, MW, Streem, SB, Herts, BR, Angermeier, KW: The Role of Computerized Tomographic Urography in the Initial Evaluation of Hematuria. Journal of Urology, Vol 177 (2): February 2007, 644-8.


Editorials, Reviews, Chapters:

Albani, J, Enteral Feeding Access. In Ponsky, J, Rosen, M, Brodsky, J, Brody, F (eds): The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Surgical Patient Management, 1st edition. Philadelphia. Mosby, Inc., 2002, 9-14.

Albani, J, Surgical Enteral Nutrition. In Ponsky, J, Rosen, M, Brodsky, J, Brody, F (eds): The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Surgical Patient Management., 1st edition. Philadelphia. Mosby, Inc., 2002, 15-23.

Albani, JM, Lee, DI, Virtual Reality-Assisted Robotic Surgery Simulation. Journal of Endourology. Vol 21 (3): March 2007, 285-7.

Albani, JM, Lee, DI, Clayman, RV. Robotic Renal Surgery: Pyeloplasty. In Smith, AJ, Tewari, A. (ed): Robotics in Urologic Surgery. W.B. Saunders, 2008, 125-132.

Albani, JM, Lee, DI, Transperitoneal Trocar Placement. In Patel, V (ed): Robotic Urologic Surgery. Guildford, UK, Springer- Verlag London Ltd., 2007, 67-75.

Albani, JM, The Role of Robotics in Surgery: A Review. Missouri Medicine. Vol 104 (2): March/April 2007, 86-92.

Albani, JM, Watkins, J., Salmon, E. Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: A Review of the Initial Liberty Hospital Experience. Liberty Hospital Oncology Program Annual Report, 2008.

Albani, JM, Currence, Louanne, North Kansas City Hospital: Prostate Cancer Study: NKCH Oncology Program Annual Report, 2010.

Thrasher, BJ, Albani, JM, Hagan, JC. Abandoning the PSA Test for Prostate Cancer Will Cost Lives. http://www.medhelp.org/prostate-cancer/articles/Abandoning-the-PSA-Test-for-Prostate-Cancer-Will-Cost-Lives/313: December 8, 2011.

Albani, JM, Don't Test-Don't Treat: The New Paradigm for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer? Missouri Medicine. Vol 108 (6): November/December 2011, 399-402.



North Central Section, AUA Chicago, IL
Podium Session: Albani, JM. Thomas, JC. Hsu, TH. Zippe, CZ. Feasibility of 3-day catheter removal following radical retropubic prostatectomy, January 18, 2002.

Moderated Poster Session: Thomas, JC. Albani, JM. Hsu, TH. Zippe, CZ. Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy with open management of the bladder cuff: our initial experience. January 18, 2002.

AUA National Meeting, Orlando, FL
Moderated Poster Session: Albani, JM. Nimeh, T. Urbain, JL. Bukowski, R. Novick, AC. Role of FDG-PET scan in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. AUA Abstract 786. J Urology Supplement, May 27, 2002.

AUA National Meeting, Chicago, IL
Moderated Poster Session: Albani, JM. Streem, SB. Endopyelotomy: Determining the durability of Endourologic Intervention. AUA Abstract 96. J Urology Supplement, April 26, 2003.

North Central Section, AUA Vancouver, Canada
Podium Session: Albani, JM., Thornton, MV. Rayman, PA. Tannenbaum, CS, Fanger GL. Finke, JH. Antibody to RCC surface GM2 ganglioside abrogates T cell apoptosis, September 17, 2003.

Moderated Poster Session: Albani, JM. Ulchaker, JC. Prostatron, 30-Minute Update: Where do we stand? AUA NCS Abstract 69. September 18, 2003.

World Congress of Endourology, Montreal, Canada
Moderated Poster Session: J. M. Albani, A.P. Steinberg, D.S. Sharp, S.C. Abreu. C. Ng, J. Kaouk, I.S. Gill, Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Analysis of 3 urethrovesical anastomotic techniques. September 22, 2003.

Video Session: S. Abreu, A. Steinberg, A. Ramani, M. Desai, J. Albani, J. Kaouk, I. Gill, Laparoscopic Urethrovesical Anastomosis: Technique Evolution. September 22, 2003.

AUA National Meeting, San Francisco, CA
Moderated Poster Session: Albani, JM., Herts, B, Kaouk, J, Streem. SB., Jones, J. Goldfarb, D. CT Urography in the Evaluation of Hematuria: A Pilot Study. May 12, 2004.

North Central Section, AUA, Palm Beach, FL
Podium Session: Albani, JM., Ciaschini, MW., Herts, BR., Jones, JJ., Streem, SB. CT Urography in the Evaluation of Hematuria. October 6, 2004.

AUA National Meeting, San Antonio, TX
Moderated Poster Session: Albani, JM., Streem SB. Repair of Adult Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Effect on Renal Function, May 21, 2005.

Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Medicine Grand Rounds, Philadelphia, PA
Podium Presentation: JM Albani, Medical Management of BPH, November 11, 2005.

AUA National Meeting, Atlanta, GA
Moderated Poster Session: Wood, HM., Albani, JM., Kaouk, JH.,Streem,SB., Gill, IS., Desai, MM. Laparoscopic versus open dismembered pyeloplasty in a solitary kidney, May 20, 2006.

World Congress of Endourology, Cleveland, OH
Video Session: JM Albani, DI Lee. Tips and Tricks to a Successful Watertight Vesicourethral Anastomosis in Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy, August 17, 2006.

Liberty Hospital Fall CME Conference, Lake Ozark, MO
Podium Presentation: JM Albani, Robotics in Urology. October 7, 2006.

US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group, Wichita, KS
Podium Presentation: JM Albani, Robotic - Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A minimally invasive treatment for prostate cancer. December 11, 2006.

Liberty Hospital Fall CME Conference, Branson, MO
Podium Presentation: JM Albani, Robotics in Urology: A New Surgical Frontier. October 6, 2007.

Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society Fall Clinical Conference, Overland Park, KS
Podium Presentation: JM Albani, Robotics in Urology: A New Surgical Frontier. November 1, 2008.