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1 Licensure: New York, 1984 New Jersey,, 1989 Illinois,, 1990 Connecticut, 2004 Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1300 Morris Park Ave., Bronx, NY August, June, 1983 Degree: MD, June, 1983 New York University Washington Square South, New York, NY September, June, 1979 Degree: BA (Biochemistry), June, 1979 Brooklyn College Bedford Ave and Ave. H, Brooklyn, NY September, June, 1977 Stuyvesant High School 345 E. 15 St., New York, NY September, June, 1975 Employment Yale New Haven Hospital Department of Urology New Haven, Ct, June Present Pediatric Urology Associates 247 Route 100, suite 1002 Somers, NY , Partner-Retired 1

2 Postgraduate Training Fellowships: Pediatric Urology and Renal Transplantation Children's Memorial Hospital, Division of Urology 2300 Children's Plaza, Chicago, IL July, June, 1991 Director: Casimir F. Firlit, MD, Ph.D. Residency: Pediatric Urology (unaccredited) Pediatric Urology Associates, Westchester County Medical Center Macy Pavilion, Valhalla, NY July, June, 1990 Director: Selwyn Levitt, MD Urologic New York Medical College Affiliated Hospitals Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595: July, June, 1989 Chief Resident in Urology July, June, 1988 Urology Residency Director: Joseph C. Addonizio, MD Surgical St. Vincent's Hospital 7th Ave. & 11th St., New York, NY July, June, 1985 Surgical Resident (PGY I-II) Director: Thomas F. Nealon, MD Resigned Hospital Affiliations: Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY July Sept 1, 2016 Cohen s Children Hospital - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY January Sept 1, 2016 Vassar Hospital, Poughkeepsie, NY Sept 1,

3 Orange Regional Medical Center, Goshen and Middletown, NY Sept 1, 2016 Curriculum Vitae Nyack Hospital, Nyack, NY December Sept 1, 2016 Director of Section of Pediatric Urology Putnam Hospital Carmel, NY Sept 1, 2016 Northern Westchester Hospital Medical Center Mt Kisco NY Sept 1, 2016 Lincoln Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, NY July 1989-June 1997, July Sept 1, 2016 Director of Pediatric Urology Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich CT Jan September 2015 Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT Nov 2010 September 2015 Englewood Hospital, Englewood NJ October 2010 September 2015 Flushing Hospital, Flushing, NY September New York Hospital- Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY December Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (Weiler Division), Bronx, NY July 1989 December 2001 Pascak Valley Hospital, Pascak Valley, NJ St. Agnes Hospital, White Plains, NY October

4 Faculty Appointments: Hospital positions: Certification: Professor of Urology New York Medical College Valhalla, NY Nov present Associate Professor of Urology New York Medical College Valhalla, NY Dec 2002 Nov 2009 Assistant Professor of Urology and Pediatrics New York Medical College Valhalla, NY July Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology Cornell University Medical College New York, NY Nov Clinical Instructor in Urology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY July, Assistant Clinical Instructor of Urology New York Medical College Valhalla, NY July, June, 1990 Director of Pediatric Urology Lincoln Hospital Bronx, NY June 2008-Sept 2015 Certificate in Pediatric Urology, American Board of Urology March 2008 certificate No expiration Feb, American Board of Urology, Board Certified, March 1993 Certificate No Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1984 Certificate No Electrohydraulic Shock Wave Lithotripsy, AUA Lithotripsy Review Committee's Criteria, August 1991 Robotic surgery (intuitive surgical) December

5 Society Membership: American College of Surgeons, Fellow, Oct present American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow in Section of Urology, Oct present American Urological Association, January 1994 present New York Section, American Urological Association, December, present International Children s Continence Society 2010-present Endourological Society, January, Society of Fetal Urology, June The Urologic Society for Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, September 1991 American Association of Pediatric Urology, March present The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Society for Pediatric Urology present Committees: American Urological Association, Pediatric Urologic Procedural Codes, 1995 American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Urology, Nominating Committee Admissions committee of New York Medical College September American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Urology, Executive Committee Ambulatory Surgery center of Westchester Executive Committee American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Urology, Program Chairman of National Meeting, Oct 2009 Washington DC International Children s Continence Society ( ICCS) Consensus Document on Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis in Children 5

6 International Children s Continence Society ( ICCS) Consensus Document on Urologic Management of Children with Spina Bifida (published) FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee on Drug Safety Jan 2012, March 2013 International Children s Continence Society ( ICCS) Revision of standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function. (London, England Oct 2012) International Children s Continence Society ( ICCS) Executive Committee-Treasurer American Association of Pediatric Urologists Executive Committee 2016-present Elizabeth Seton s Children s Center, Yonkers NY Board Member- Dec Present Elizabeth Seton Children s Center Yonkers NY Chairman of Quality Improvement and Talent Committee June Present Visiting Professorship: Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Dept of Urology, Miami, FL April 9, 1999 University of Arizona, Dept of Urology Tucson, Arizona, June Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo, Venezuela Feb 14-16, 2000 Sociedad De Urologia de Colombia, 50 th Anniversary National Conference, Cartagena, Colombia August Congreso Nacional De Urologia, Venezuelan society of Pediatric Urology Meeting Maracaibo, Venezuela July 2008 XIII Congreso Internacional De Pediatria "Neonato Y Adolescente, Edades Extremas De La Pediatria " del Hospital Roberto Gilbert Elizalde Guayaquil, Ecuador September

7 Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center Bronx NY January 11, 2009 Bambino Gesu Oespidale Pediatrico Rome, Italy Oct ICCS Incontinence Course Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China April Annual Blackwell B Evans Visiting Professor in Pediatric urology Tulane and LSU Medical Schools New Orleans, LA Dec Severance Pediatric Urology Symposium Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, South Korea September II International Symposium on Urinary Incontinence, Teaching and Research Institute of Sirio Libanes Hospital Sao Paolo, Brazil October Annual Temple University Visiting Professor in Pediatric Urology Temple University, November Inaugural Samuel I. Cohen Visiting Professor in Pediatric Urology, Emory University, Atlanta Georgia, March Journal reviews: Journal of Endourology, present Journal of Urology- present Urology- present Journal of Pediatric Urology- Present Pediatrics present Expert Review of Medical Devices- European Journal of pharmacology European Journal Of Adolescent And Child Psychiatry, present Session Moderator: Stone Disease, 1999 Annual Meeting Section of Urology of American Academy of Pediatrics, Washington DC Oct 10, 1999 Oncology/Trauma 2000 Annual Meeting of AAP, Chicago IL Oct

8 Pediatric Urology, Education and Instrumentation, World Congress of Endourology, Genoa, Italy Oct Dysfunctional Voiding 2002 Annual meeting of AAP, Boston NY Oct Laparoscopy 2005 AAP-ESPU meeting, Uppsala, Sweden, June 2005 Voiding Dysfunction AAP, Uology Section, San Francisco, CA Oct Undescended Testis AAP Urology Section, Boston MA Oct 2011 Neurogenic Bladder ICCS/BAPU/ERIC Meeting London, UK Oct Testis AAP Urology section, New Orleans LA, Oct 22, 2012 UTI/Reflux Pedaitric Urology Fall Congress, Las Vegas, NV Sept Psychological Co-Morbities 23 rd National Conference on Incontinence, Cairns Australia September Laparoscopy Pediatric Urology Fall Congress, Miami Florida Oct Renal Transplantation and Trauma, SPU Section Meeting, AUA, New Orleans, La May Enuresis, 26 th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Urology, Prague, Czech Republic October 15, 2015 Panel Discussions: Laparoscopy 97 Th Annual Meeting, The New York Section American Urological Association, Dublin, Ireland, Oct 20, 1999 Pediatric Urology, 97 th Annual Meeting, The New York Section American Urological Association, Dublin, Ireland Oct 20, 1999 Dermal Grafts Video Forum on Penile Reconstruction:Chordee repair and epispadias repair 2000 Annual meeting of AAP, Chicago Il Oct Penoscrotal Transposition Repair: The Buttonhole repair Video Session on Non Hypospadiac Surgery Society of Pediatric Urology Meeting, San Francisco Ca 2004 Pediatric Urological Billing panel 2005 Annual meeting of AAP, Oct Pediatric Urological Billing panel 2006 Annual meeting of AAP, Oct 11, 2006 Infrequently performed procedures in pediatric Urology, Video Session on Laparoscopic Fowler Stephens, 2006 Annual meeting of AAP, Oct 11,

9 The vesicocentric vs neurocentric approach to voiding dysfunction Society of Pediatric Urology May Anaheim Ca The undescended testis: Current understanding and best management Presentation The abdominal testis laparoscopic or open? 2007 Annual meeting of AAP, Oct 27,2007 Current Controversies in the Management of Bladder and Sphincter Dysfunction: New Concepts in the Etiology of LUT Symptoms 2008 Annual Meeting of AAP, Boston, MA Oct 2008 New Horizons in the Management of Intractable Incontinence: 2nd line therapy: A Non Vesicocentric Approach to Therapy 2008 Annual Meeting of AAP, Boston, MA Oct 2008 Pediatric Trauma: Recommendations for the patient with a solitary Kidney, 2010 Annual Meeting of AAP, San Francisco, CA Oct Alfa blockers and CNS modulation XIV Brazilian congress of Pediatric Urology, Brazil-Canada Meeting on Pediatric Urology 3rd and 4th June 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Alternatives To Managing Detrusor Over Activity: When And For Whom Are These Alternative Indicated? Intra-Vesical And Transdermal Oxybutynin, New Anticholinergics, Botox, Neuromodulation - PTNS/ Sacral Moving Beyond Incontinence Toronto Canada June Non Neurogenic Voiding Dysfunction, II International Symposium on Urinary Incontinence, Teaching and Research Institute of Sirio Libanes Hospital Sao Paolo, Brazil October A Novel Web Based App Using Uroflowmetry, Urotherapy And Internet Based Applications 26 th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Urology, Prague, Czech Republic October 16, 2015 Courses Taught: 1. Laparoscopic Orchidopexy: Treatment of Choice for the Undescended Testis Postgraduate Seminar New York Section of AUA New York Academy of Medicine, March Hands on Laparoscopy Course: Pediatric Laparoscopy I Franco and C Peters 16 th world congress of Endourology & SWL Sept NYC, NY 9

10 3. Laproscopic Orchidopexy Urology Symposium, New York Section of AUA, New York Academy of Medicine, NY, NY June Pediatric Urologic Laproscopic Surgery, Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo, Venezuela Feb 14-16, Advanced Pediatric Laparoscopy Instructional course, 2002 AUA Orlando Fl,. June North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July Co Director 7. North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August Co Director 8. North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August Co Director 9. North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August Co Director 10. North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August Co Director 11. ICCS course in Pediatric Incontinence, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China April ICCS course : Moving Beyond Pediatric Incontinence: The Challenges of Transitional Care June 6-8, 2013 Toronto Ontario, Canada, 13. North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August Urodynamic Interactive Course-ICCS, 26 th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Urology, Prague, Czech Republic October 15, Urodynamic and Uroflowmetry Course Combined ICCS, The Japanese Society of Pediatric Urology, The Japanese Society on Enuresis, June Educational course on Enuresis and Urodynamics and Uroflowmetry International Pediatric Nephrology Association and ICCS, September Industry Relationships: 10

11 1) Sanofi Aventis: a) Consultant, on a Beta 3 agonist clinical trial b) Consultant on NK-1 clinical trial setup c) Clinical Investigator on alfuzosin study d) Data monitoring committee for alfuzosin study 2) Boehringer-Ingelheim: Clinical Investigator a) Clinical investigator, Tamsulosin clinical Trial 3) Laborie: a) Clinical Investigator: developed and ran clinical trial on NIRS (near infrared spectroscopy) to evaluate bladder pressures b) provided input about development of home pressure monitoring device c) Consultant present 4) Schering Plough: Consultant, ) Novartis: a) Clinical investigator, b) Consultant clinical trial development and revisions of trial protocol 6) Alza Pharmaceuticals: a) Clinical Investigator Ditropan clinical Trial 7) Allergan: a) Consultant 2010-present Development of clinical trial for Botulinum Toxin in NDO b) Clinical investigator for NDO study 8) Astellas: a) consultant 2011-present b) Lead investigator in Clinical Trial of Solfenacin for neurogenic bladder overactivity Publications: Editor: 1. Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Ed. I Franco, S Bauer, P Austin, Y Homsy and A von Gontard Wiley Blackwell, England Septermber 2015 Guest Editor : 11

12 1: Neurological Alternatives In Managing High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder, Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 18:4, April 1995 William Miller Publishing 2: Surgical Alternatives in Neurogenic Bladder Management, Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 18:5, May 1995 William Miller Publishing 3: ICCS Guest editorial committee, Journal of Urology, 2009 Chapters: 1. Calycoureterostomy: S. Levitt, E. Reda I. Franco Atlas of Surgical Techniques in Urology, ed. E. Douglas Whitehead, JB Lippincott Company Philadelphia Overview: Surgery for Prune Belly Syndrome: S. Levitt, I. Franco, S. Kogan, E. Reda. Current Operative Urology, ed. E. Douglas Whitehead, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, Endoscopic Surgery of the Upper Tract in Children: M. Eshghi, E. Reda, I. Franco.Clinical Pediatric Urology, ed. Kelalis, King, Belman, W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, Myelomeningocele: I. Franco Current Urologic Therapy, 3rd Edition, ed. Seidman, Hanno and Kaufman, W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia. 5. Ectopic Ureter and Incontinence C. Lee, I Franco, S. Levitt Urologic Surgery In Infants And Children ed. L. King, W.B. Saunders Co Megalourethra: M Kolligian and I Franco 5 Minute Urology Consult L Gomella, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Evaluation and management of impalpable testis: I Franco Clinical Pediatric Urology, 4 th ed. Belman, King and Kramer Martin Dunitz Ltd., London Management of Impalpable Testis: I Franco Operative Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery in Infants and Children Najmaldin et al Hodder Arnold Publishers, London Surgical Management of the Undescended Testis: I Franco Clinical Pediatric Urology, 5 th ed. Docimo, Canning and Khoury Martin Dunitz Ltd., London Penoscrotal Transposition Repair: I Franco Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, Second edition, ed. Hinman and Baskind, Elselvier, Philadelphia Concealed (Buried) and Webbed Penis: I Franco Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, Second edition, ed. Hinman and Baskind Elselvier, Philadelphia,

13 12. Heminephrectomy : L Dyer, E Riskala and I Franco Pediatric Robotic and Reconstructive Urology, 1 st edition ed. Mohan Gundeti, Blackwell Publishing ltd, Oxford, England Management of upper urinary tract calculi in children, L Nicolay and I Franco Urinary Stones 1 st edition ed. M Grasso and R Goldfarb Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford England Chordee Franco I., and Gitlin J., Pediatric Urology for the Primary Care Physician Ed. R Rabinowitz Springer NY Functional Brain Imaging and Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction Franco I in Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Ed I Franco S Bauer, P Austin, Y Homsy, and A von Gontard Wiley Blackwell England expected date of Publication is jan Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Genetic aspects of Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction Franco I in Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Ed I Franco S Bauer, P Austin, Y Homsy, and A von Gontard Wiley Blackwell England expected date of Publication is jan Pharmacotherapy of the Child with Functional Incontinence and Retention P Austin and I Franco in Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Ed I Franco S Bauer, P Austin, Y Homsy, and A von Gontard Wiley Blackwell England oct Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Neuropathic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction. P Austin and I Franco in Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Ed I Franco S Bauer, P Austin, Y Homsy, and A von Gontard Wiley Blackwell England OCT Underactive Bladder In Children I Franco in Underactive Bladder ed. Chancellor and Diokno Springer Dec Disorders of Micturition and Defecation I. Franco and C. Ejerskov Swaiman s Neurology: Practices and Principles. Elselvier Philadelphia in production Other: 1. Urolithiasis In The Patient With Augmentation Cystoplasty: Pathogenesis And Management: Israel Franco, MD, Selwyn Levitt, MD AUA Update Series Jan 1998 Internet Publications 13

14 1. Prune belly Syndrome : 2. Benign Urethral Lesions- Boys 3. Benign Urethral Lesions- Girls Videos: 1. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for the Dysplastic Pelvic Kidney: C Lee, D Eiley, E Goldfischer, I Franco 15 th World Congress of Endourology & SWL J Endourol 11: Suppl 1 S76, Laproscopic Orchidopexy. American College of Surgeons; Motion Picture Exhibition, New Orleans La, Oct Laparoscopic orchidopexy. Video library of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group 4. Penoscrotal Transposition Repair: The Buttonhole repair Video Session on Non Hypospadiac Surgery Society of Pediatric Urology Meeting, San Francisco Ca Laparoscopic Fowler Stephens, Video Session: Infrequently performed procedures in pediatric Urology, 2006 Annual meeting of AAP, Oct 11, Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy On the Course DVD for North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July Laparoscopic Heminephrectomy: Retroperitoneal Approach On the Course DVD for North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July Robotic Assisted Mitrofanoff Appendicovesicostomy On the Course DVD for North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July Laparoscopic Creation of a Neovagina Utilizing Sigmoid Colon On the Course DVD for North American Pediatric Urology Laparoscopic Fellowship Course, Toronto Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July Laparoscopic One Stage Fowler Stephens Orchidopexy, 25 th World Congress of Endourology and SWL Cancun Mexico October Laparoscopic Lymphatic Sparing Varicocelectomy 25 th World Congress of Endourology and SWL Cancun Mexico October

15 Articles: Curriculum Vitae 12. Laparoscopic Transperitoneal Resection of Extra Adrenal Pheochromocytoma of the Organ of Zuckerkandl in a Pedaitric Patient Annual meeting of the AUA, Orlando FL May Laparoscopic One Stage Fowler Stephens Orchidopexy: How to do it Right the first time. Society of Pediatric Urology Meeting, Orlando FL May Effects of Vitamin A and Beta Carotene on Intraabdominal Sepsis: Demetriou, A.A., Franco, I., Bark, S., Rettura, G., Seifter, E., Levenson, S. Archives of Surgery, 119(2):161-5, Value of Proximal Diversion and Ureteral Stenting in the Management of Ureteral Trauma: Franco, I., Eshghi, M., Schutte, H., Park, T., Fernandez, F., Choudhury, M., Addonizio, J.C. Urology 32:99, Bladder neck obstruction secondary to Brunn's cyst: Franco, I., Eshghi, M., Schutte, H., Addonizio, J.C. J. Urol. 139:126-7, Fibroepithelial Polyps associated with congenital ureteral diverticula: Two case reports: Franco, I., Choudhury, M., Eshghi, M., Bhalodhi, A., Addonizio, J.C. J. Urol. 140:598, The Minipig As A Practical Endourological Model: Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., Cord, J., Evans, R. Braga, E. Franco. I., Durso, J. and Addonizio, J.C. J. Endourol. 3:85-90, Expanding the Role of the Ureteroscope: Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., Franco, I., Fernandez, R., Addonizio, J.C. J. Urol., 143(3):485-8, Accessory and Ectopic Scrotum in a Patient with the Vater Association: Spears, T., Franco, I., Reda, E., Kogan, S., Levitt, S. Urology, 40: , Contrast Induced Central Nervous System Toxicity After Radiographic Evaluation of the Lower Urinary Tract in Myelodysplastic Patients with Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunts: Dalkin, B. Franco, I., Kaplan, W., Reda, E. J. Urol., 148: , Selective Sacral Rhizotomy in Patients with High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder: Early Results. I. Franco, B. Storrs, C.F. Firlit, MD Ph.D., K. Zebold, M.S.N., I. Richards, R.N., W. Kaplan: J. Urol., 148: , Genitourinary Malformations Associated with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum: Franco, I., Kogan, S., Fisher, J., Rifkinson-Mann, S., Reda, E., Levitt, S., Rosemann, B. J. Urol. 149: , Morphological and Physiological Changes in the Urinary Tract Associated with Ureteral Dilatation and Ureteropyeloscopy: Experimental Study: Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., 15

16 Davidian, M., Franco, I. J. Urol. 149: , Injectable Prosthetic Materials for the Management of Reflux and Urinary Incontinence in Children: Franco, I., Reda, E., Kaplan, W. Semin. Urol., 10: , Urolithiasis in Children Following Augmentation Cystoplasty: Palmer, L., Franco, I., Kogan, J., Reda, E., Gill, B., Levitt, S. J. Urol. Part 2, 150: , Injectable Prosthetic Materials for the Management of Reflux and Urinary Incontinence in Children: Franco, I., Reda, E., Kaplan, W. Clinical Digest Series, Urology/Nephrology Digest 15. Endoscopic Management of Bladder Calculi Following Augmentation Cystoplasty: Palmer L., Franco I., Reda E., Kogan S., Levitt S.B. Urology, 44: , The Importance of Catheter Size in The Achievement of Urinary Continence in Patients Undergoing A Young-Dees-Leadbetter Procedure: Franco I., Kolligan M., Reda E., Levitt, S.B. J. Urol. 152: , Optimal Renal Preservation with Timely Percutaneous intervention: A Changing concept in the management of blunt renal trauma in children in the 1990 s: Gill, B Palmer L, Reda E, Franco I, Kogan S and Levitt S. Br. J Urol (3): Intraoperative Spermatic Venography Reconsidered: Palmer L., Shlomo C., Reda E., Gill B., Franco I., Kogan S., Levitt S. J. Urol. 154: , Selective Sacral Rhizotomy for the Management of Neurogenic Bladders: Long Term Follow up: T. Schneidau I. Franco K. Zebold,W. Kaplan: J. Urol., 154: Is Contralateral Exploration of The Kidney Necessary in Patients With Wilms Tumor?: Kessler O., Franco I., Jayabose S., Reda E., Levitt S.B., Brock W.: J. Urol. 156:693, Selective Sacral Rhizotomy: I Franco Neurological Alternatives In Managing High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder, Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 18(4), April 1995 William Miller Publishing 22. Laparoscopic Orchiopexy: Procedure of choice for the Non palpable Testis? B Lindgren, E Darby, L Faiella, W Brock, E Reda, S Levitt, I Franco, J Urol vol 159: , Single and Multiple Dermal Grafts for Management of severe penile Curvature: B Lindgren, E Reda, S Levitt, W Brock, I Franco, J Urol vol 160: , Prune Belly Syndrome: New and Simplified Technique of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. P Furness, E Cheng, I Franco, C Firlit J Urol vol 160: , Optimal Timing of Hypospadias Surgery in Children: I Franco, T Schneidau, E Reda, WA Brock, S Levitt Schneider Children's Hospital Journal Vol 8(4) ,

17 26. Laparoscopic Orchidopexy for the Intraabdominal Testis: Indications, Surgical Procedure and Results. I Franco and L Palmer Children's Hospital Quarterly Vol. 9:2/3 pp Analysis of Outcome of Pediatric Pyeloplasty: Is Postoperative Renal Scan Necessary?, LPalmer, A Huang, I Franco, E Reda, W Brock, S Levitt The Journal of Urology, Volume 161, 110, Supplement April 1999, 28. Laparoscopic Fowler-Stephens orchidopexy for the high abdominal testis. BW. Lindgren I Franco, S Blick, S B. Levitt, W A. Brock, LS. Palmer S C. Friedman and E F. Reda J. Urol Vol 162: , Suppression of Renal Inflammation with Vitamins A and E in Ascending Pyelonephritis in Rats: R Bennett, R Mazzaccaro, N Chopra, A Melman, I Franco J Urol 161, , Ibuprofen combined with antibiotics suppresses renal scarring from ascending pyelonephritis in rats A Huang 1, L S. Palmer, D Hom, AE. Anderson, L Kushner, I Franco, J Urol 162: , A new technique for catheterization of the tortuous or reconstructed urethra and bladder neck in children.kolligian ME, Franco I. BJU Int Mar;83(4): Oral cimetidine for the management of genital and perigenital warts in children. Franco, I J. Urology 164: , Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections and Urinary Tract Abnormalities in Imerslund- Grasbeck Syndrome C Sandoval, P Bolten, I Franco, S Freeman, S Jayabose, Ped Hematology and Oncology, 17: , Correction of penoscrotal transposition: A Novel approach M E. Kolligian; I Franco; E F. Reda: J UROLOGY 2000;164: A Multi institutional analysis of Laproscopic orchidopexy. L Baker, S Docimo, I Surer, C Peters, L Cisek, D Diamond, A Caldamone, M Koyle, W Strand, R Moore, R Mevorach, J Brady, G Jordan, M Erhard, And I Franco BJU international 2001; 87, Laparoscopic Orchidopexy: A review of a large Clinical series. B Chang, L Palmer and I Franco BJU international 2001; 87, Use of HCG stimulation for the evaluation and treatment of the impalpable testis. I Franco Hormonal evaluation and treatment in cryptorchidism In Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2001; 24(8) 38. Editorial comment. (Penoscrotal Transposition: Review of 53 patients) I Franco J Urol :

18 39. The "Long Snodgrass": Applying the Tubularized Incised Plate Urethroplasty to Penoscrotal Hypospadias in 1-Stage or 2-Stage Repairs, The Journal of Urology, Volume 168, , October 2002, L Palmer, J S. Palmer, I Franco, SC. Friedman, M. Kolligan, B Gill, S B. Levitt 40. Biofeedback Therapy Expedites the Resolution of Reflux in Older Children. L Palmer, I Franco, P Rotario, W Brock, S Levitt J Urol , , 41. Editorial Comment. (Role of Laparoscopy in patients with previous negative exploration for impalpable testis) I Franco Urology : The Use of Small Intestinal Submucosa (SIS) in the Repair of Complicated Hypospadias. A Weiser, I Franco, D Herz, R Silver, E Reda J Urol : Post-Operative Chylous Ascites Following Surgical Treatment for Wilms Tumor: A Retrospective Analysis of NWTS 3 and 4. A Weiser, B Lindgren, M Ritchey,I Franco, J Urol : Bilateral Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Heminephrouretectomy. R Pedraza, L Palmer, V Moss and I Franco Journal of Urology. 171(6, Part 1 of 2): , June Laparoscopic Appendicovesicostomy (Mitrofanoff Procedure) in a Child Using the DaVinci Robotic System. R Pedraza, A Weiser and I Franco Journal of Urology. 171(4, , April Laparoscopic orchiopexy: report of 203 cases with review of diagnosis, operative technique, and lessons learned. Samadi AA, Palmer LS, Franco I. J Endourol Aug;17(6): Laparoscopic varicocelectomy in the adolescent male. Franco I. Curr Urol Rep Apr;5(2): A need for reevaluation of sports participation recommendations for children with solitary kidneys. B Johnson, C Christensen, S DiRusso, M Choudhury, I Franco. J Urol 174(2): August Dysfunctional Elimination as an Etiology for Idiopathic Urethritis in Childhood D Herz, A Weiser, E Reda, S Levitt, T Collette, and I Franco J Urol 173(6): , June Laparoscopic Assisted Modification of the Firlit Abdominal Wall Plication I Franco, J Urol, 174(1): , July Efficacy and safety of Oxybutynin in children with Detrusor Hyperreflexia secondary to Neurogenci bladder dysfunction. Franco, I; Horowitz, M; Grady, R Adams, R C.; de Jong T. P. V. M.; Lindert T, K; Albrecht, D, Journal of Urology. 173(1): , January Editorial comments: Retroperitoneal laparoscopic heminephrectomy in children, Franco I The Journal of Urology June 2006 (Vol. 175, Issue 6, Pages ) 18

19 53. Laparoscopic-assisted abdominal wall reconstruction in prune-belly syndrome. Levine E, Taub PJ, Franco I. Ann Plast Surg Feb;58(2): Overactive Bladder in Children: Pathophysiology Franco I J Urol Sept 178: Overactive Bladder in Children: Management Franco I J Urol Sept 178: The Use of Botulinum Toxin A Injection for the Management of External Sphincter Dyssynergia in Neurologically Normal Children. Franco I, Landau-Dyer L, Isom-Batz G, Collett T, Reda EF. J Urol (4 Pt 2):1775-9; discussion Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty in the Pediatric Patient: Hand Sewn Anastomosis Versus Robotic Assisted Anastomosis-Is There a Difference? Franco I, Dyer LL, Zelkovic P. J Urol (4 Pt 1): Dyer L, Franco I, Firlit CF, Reda EF, Levitt SB, Palmer LS. Endoscopic injection of bulking agents in children with incontinence: dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer versus polytetrafluoroethylene. J Urol Oct;178(4 Pt 2): Epub 2007 Aug Pediatric overactive bladder syndrome: pathophysiology and management. Paediatr Drugs. 2007;9(6): Review. 60. VanderBrink BA, Palmer LS, Gitlin J, Levitt SB, Franco I. Lymphatic-sparing laparoscopic varicocelectomy versus microscopic varicocelectomy: is there a difference? Urology Dec;70(6): Pediatric Overactive bladder and lower urinary tract dysfunctions: Diagnosis and Treatment I Franco Pediatric Health (2008) 2(2): Laparoscopic Fowler-Stephens orchiopexy: the Westchester Medical Center experience. Chang M, Franco IJ Endourol Jun;22(6): Neonatal torsion: a 14-year experience and proposed algorithm for management Kaye JD, Levitt SB, Friedman SC, Franco I, Gitlin J, Palmer LS. J Urol Jun;179(6): Commentary to "Laparoscopy for the impalpable testes: experience with 80 intraabdominal testes". Franco I. J Pediatr Urol Oct;5(5):393. Epub 2009 Jun Editorial comment. Franco I. Prospective study of transcutaneous parasacral electrical stimulation for overactive bladder in children: long-term results. [J Urol. 2009]J Urol Dec;182(6):2904. Epub 2009 Oct Botulinum Toxin-A therapy in pediatric urology: indications for the neurogenic and nonneurogenic neurogenic bladder. Dyer LL, Franco I. ScientificWorldJournal Nov 18;9: Review. 67. Treatment Approaches in Children with Challenging Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction: 19

20 CNS Agents Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 2009 Dec;31(1): Editorial comment. Franco I. Intractable voiding dysfunction in children with normal spinal imaging: predictors of failed conservative management. Urology Jan;75(1):165; author reply 165. doi: /j.urology Treatment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Children with Constipation Using Tegaserod Therapy I Franco, S Cagliostro, T F Collett-Gardere, M Kearins, P Zelkovic L Dyer and E Reda Urotoday International Journal (3): doi: luij Ex-vivo ureteral spatulation during laparoscopic pyeloplasty: a novel approach to a difficult problem. Rizkala ER, Franco I. J Endourol Dec;24(12): Epub 2010 Oct New ideas in the cause of bladder dysfunction in children. Franco I. Curr Opin Urol Jul;21(4): Neuropsychiatric disorders and voiding problems in children. Franco I. Curr Urol Rep Apr;12(2): Review. PMID: The central nervous system and its role in bowel and bladder control. Franco I. Curr Urol Rep Apr;12(2): Review. PMID: Functional Bladder Problems in children: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment In Urology for the Pediatrician Pediatric Clinics of North America ed. P Casale and W Farhat Aug (4): International Children's Continence Society's recommendations for therapeutic intervention in congenital neuropathic bladder and bowel dysfunction in children. Rawashdeh YF, Austin P, Siggaard C, Bauer SB, Franco I, de Jong TP, Jorgensen TM; International Children's Continence Society. Neurourol Urodyn Jun;31(5): doi: /nau Epub 2012 Apr 24. PMID: International Children's Continence Society's recommendations for initial diagnostic evaluation and follow-up in congenital neuropathic bladder and bowel dysfunction in children. Bauer SB, Austin PF, Rawashdeh YF, de Jong TP, Franco I, Siggard C, Jorgensen TM. Neurourol Urodyn Jun;31(5): doi: /nau Epub 2012 Apr 24. PMID: Evaluation and treatment of nonmonosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis: A Standardization document from the International Children s Continence Society Franco I, von Gontard A and De Gennaro M J Ped Urol Journal of Pediatric Urology (2013) 9, Laparoscopic assisted surgical reconstruction of a rare abdominal wall defect in two children misdiagnosed with prune-belly syndrome Fishman A and Franco I J Ped Urol e pub dec Long Term Outcomes of Lymphatic Sparing Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy Rizkala E, 20

21 Fishman A, Gitlin J, Zelkovic P and Franco I J Ped Urol accepted Franco I.J Editorial Comment, Parasacral Electrical Stimulation For Overactive Bladder Urol Feb 19. pii: S (13) doi: /j.juro The standardization terminology of lower urinary tract function in children and adolescents: Update report from the standardization committee of the International childrens society Austin P, Bauer S, Bower W, Chase J, Franco I, Hoebeke P, Rittig S, Vande Walle J, von Gontard A, Wright A, Yang S, Neveus T J Urol 191: Sports Recommendations in Children with Solitary Kidneys Franco I Dialogues in pediatric urology july Editorial Comment: What is an appropriate urodynamic bladder capacity in infants? I Franco CUAJ 8:333, Laparoscopic orchiopexy and varicocelectomy: Is there really an advantage? Fine R, Franco I a Urol Clin North Am Feb;42(1): Doi: /j.ucl Sensory processing differences and urinary incontinence in school-aged children E.T. Cupelli, L. Escallier, N. Galambos, S. Xiang, I. Franco J Ped Urol 2014 Oct;10(5): doi: /j.jpurol Primary Renal Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma: A Case Report Michael B. Rothberg, Amul A. Bhalodi, Edward F. Reda, Paul Zelkovic, and Israel Franco Urology Urology Mar;85(3): doi: /j.urology Tunneled buccal mucosa tube grafts for repair of proximal hypospadias. Fine R, Reda EF, Zelkovic P, Gitlin J, Freyle J, Franco I, Palmer LS. J Urol May;193(5 Suppl): doi: /j.juro Epub 2015 Mar A Quantitative approach to the Interpretation of Uroflowmetry in Children, I Franco, S Yang, S Chang, B Nusssenblatt, J Franco Neurourol. Urodynamics doi: /nau epub july Is there a correlation between various bowel and bladder dysfunction symptoms and household income? I Franco, MD; J A Franco,; S Harding, D Risconi, E Cupelli, T Collett-Gardere, accepted Neurourology and urodynamics 2015 Oct 16. doi: /nau [Epub ahead of print] PMID: Dizziness as a Predictor of Bladder Neck Dysfunction in Children with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms I Franco, E C Grantham, J Cubillos, J Franco, T Collett-Gardere, J Zauk, P Zelkovic J Ped Urol epub doi: /j.jpurol Can A Quantitative Means Be Used To Predict Flow Patterns: Agreement Between Visual Inspection Vs. Flow Index Derived Flow Patterns. I Franco, MD; J A Franco, BSc; Y S Lee, MD; Ek Choi, PhD; S W Han, MD, PhD J Ped Urology epub DOI: /j.jpurol Overactive Bladder in children, I Franco Nature Reviews accepted pending publication jan Can The Idealized Voider Derived Flow Indexes Be a Measure of Voiding Efficiency And How Accurate Are They?, I Franco, S Yang, S Chang, B Nusssenblatt, J Franco submitted Neurol and Urodynamics June

22 Editorial Comments: 1. Penoscrotal Transposition: Review of 53 patients J Urol : Role of Laparoscopy in patients with previous negative exploration for impalpable testis, Urology : Retroperitoneal laparoscopic heminephrectomy in children, The Journal of Urology June 2006 (Vol. 175, Issue 6, Pages ) 4. Prospective study of transcutaneous parasacral electrical stimulation for overactive bladder in children: long-term results. J Urol Dec;182(6):2904. Epub 2009 Oct Intractable voiding dysfunction in children with normal spinal imaging: predictors of failed conservative management. Urology Jan;75(1):165; author reply 165. doi: /j.urology Parasacral Electrical Stimulation For Overactive Bladder Urol Feb 19. pii: S (13) doi: /j.juro Functional defecation disorders in children with lower urinary tract symptoms J Urol 2013 May;189(5):1890-1doi: /j.juro Epub 2013 Feb What Is An Appropriate Urodynamic Bladder Capacity In Infants? CUAJ 8:333, Retrospective Studies In LUTD Can Be Of Value And Provide Valuable Findings Franco, I Journal of Brazilian Pedatrics 92: 2, March/April Abstracts: 1. Effects of Vitamin A and Beta Carotene on Intraabdominal Sepsis. Demetriou, A.A., Franco, I., Bark, S., Rettura, G., Seifter, E., Levenson, S.: Third Annual Meeting, Surgical Infection Society. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 9, Evaluation of the Heterogeneity Index Score in Prostatic Carcinoma. Franco, I., Latino, K., Choudhury, M., Addonizio, J.C.: American Urological Association, Eighty-Second Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, May 18, Management of Upper Ureteral Injuries. Franco, I., Fernandez, R., Schutte, H., Choudhury, M., Addonizio, J.C.: American Urological Association, Eighty-Second Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, May 18, Success And Complications Of Ureterorenoscopy after Formal Training. Eshghi, M., Franco. I., Addonizio, J.C.: V World Congress Of Endourology And ESWL. Nov., Endourological Management of Ureteral Strictures. Eshghi, M., Franco, I., 22

23 Addonizio, J.C.: V World Congress On Endourology And ESWL. Nov., Failures and Complications of Ureteroscopy After Formal Training. Franco, I., Eshghi, M., Fiore, A., Choudhury, M., Addonizio, J.C.: American Urological Association, Eighty third Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass. June 4, Endourological Management of 40 Ureteral Strictures. Franco, I., Eshghi, M., Bruder, J., Schutte, H., Addonizio, J.C.: American Urological Association Eighty Third Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass. June 4, Cold Knife Endoureterotomy: New Method of Managing Ureteral Strictures. I. Franco, M. Eshghi, D. Schwalb and J.C. Addonizio. Presented at VI World Congress On Endourology And ESWL. Paris, Sept., Laboratory Investigation of Renal Pelvic Pressure During Ureteral Dilatation and Ureteroscopy. D. Schwalb, M. Eshghi, I. Franco and J.C. Addonizio: Presented at VI World Congress On Endourology And ESWL. Paris, Sept., The Minipig as a Practical Endourological Model. D. Schwalb, M. Eshghi, I. Franco and J.C. Addonizio: Submitted, VI World Congress On Endourology And ESWL. Paris, Sept Laboratory Investigation of Renal Pelvic Pressure During Ureteral Dilatation and Ureteroscopy. D. Schwalb, M. Eshghi, I. Franco and J.C. Addonizio: Presented at New York Section Meeting, American Urological Association, Amsterdam, Sept., Cold Knife Endoureterotomy: New Method of Managing Ureteral Strictures. I. Franco, M. Eshghi, D. Schwalb and J.C. Addonizio. Presented at New York Section Meeting, American Urological Association, Amsterdam, Holland, Sept The Minipig As A Practical Endourological Model: Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., Cord, J., Evans, R. Braga, E., Franco. I., Durso, J. and Addonizio, J.C. American Urological Association, Eighty-fourth Annual Meeting, Dallas, Laboratory Investigation Of Renal Pelvic Pressure During Ureteral Dilatation And Ureteroscopy. Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., Franco, I., Cord, J. and Addonizio, J.C.:American Urological Association, Presented at the Eighty Fourth Annual Meeting, Dallas, Cold Knife Endoureterotomy of 28 Ureteral Strictures: Franco, I., Eshghi, M., Schwalb, D., and Addonizio, J.C. American Urological Association, Presented at the Eighty Fourth Annual Meeting, Dallas, Expanding the Role of the Ureteroscope. Franco, I., Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., Fernandez, R., Addonizio, J.: American Urological Association, Eighty-Fourth Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas,

24 17. Pediatric and adolescent endourology: Camilleri, J., Eshghi, M., Reda, E., Franco, I., Addonizio, J.C. VII World Congress on Endourology and ESWL, Tokyo, Japan, Nov , The minipig as a practical endourological model. Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., Franco, I., Addonizio, J.C., Braga, G., VII World Congress on Endourology and ESWL, Tokyo, Japan, Nov , Pediatric Endourologic Procedures: An Assessment. Eshghi, M., Franco, I., Camilleri, J., Reda, E., Hernandez, J., Levitt, S., Kogan, S.: 8th World Congress on Endourology and ESWL, Washington, DC, August 29-September 2, Genitourinary Malformations Associated with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum. Franco, I., Kogan, S., Fisher, J., Rifkinson-Mann, S., Reda, E. Levitt, S., Roseman, B.: American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Urology, 59th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 6-8, Selective Sacral Rhizotomy in Patients with High Pressure Neurogenic Bladder: Early Results. I. Franco,, B. Storrs, C.F. Firlit, Ph.D., FAAP, K. Zebold, M.S.N., I. Richards, R.N., W. Kaplan, FAAP: American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Urology, 60th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct , Evaluation of Submucosal Injection of Teflon at the Bladder Neck. I. Franco, W. Kaplan, FAAP, C.F. Firlit, FAAP: American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Urology, 60th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct , Selective Sacral Rhizotomy in Children with High Pressure Neurogenic Bladders: Preliminary Results. I. Franco,, B. Storrs, K. Zebold, R.N., C.F. Firlit, Ph.D., W.E. Kaplan: American Urological Association, 65th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 3-9, Management of Urinary Incontinence in Children with Submucosal Injections of Teflon at the Bladder Neck. I. Franco, S. Flom, W.E. Kaplan, C.F. Firlit, Ph.D.: American Urological Association, 65th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 3-9, Subureteric Teflon Injections in Children with Bladder Exstrophy. I. Franco, S. Flom, C.F. Firlit, Ph.D.: American Urological Association, 65th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 3-9, Surgical Management of Hemodialysis Access in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease Patients: Long Term Results. S. Flom, S. Meyers, J. Fieldhouse, R.N., I. Franco, R.A. Cohn, C.F. Firlit, Ph.D.: American Urological Association, 65th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section, Scottsdale, Arizona, November 3-9, Pediatric Ureteroscopy: I. Franco,, M. Eshghi, E. Reda, J. Hernandez-Graulau, Stanley J. Kogan, American Urological Association, 87th Annual Meeting, 24

25 Washington, D.C., May 11, Endourologic Management of Upper Tract Obstruction in Children: E. Reda, M. Eshghi, I. Franco, J. Hernandez-Graulau, Stanley J. Kogan, S. Levitt, American Urological Association, 87th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 11, Urolithiasis in Children After Augmentation Cystoplasty: Palmer, I., Franco, I., Kogan, S., Reda, E., Gill, B., Levitt, S. American Academy of Pediatrics, 60th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 10, The Importance of Catheter Size in the Achievement of Urinary Continence in Patients Undergoing a Young-Dees-Leadbetter Procedure. I. Franco, M. Kolligan, E. Reda, S. Levitt: American Academy of Pediatrics, 61st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 30-November 1, Extracorporeal Shock-wave Lithotripsy in Children Using the Dornier HM-4. I. Franco, M. Tolentino, B. Lifson, E. Reda, M. Eshghi, S. Levitt: American Academy of Pediatrics, 61st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 30- November 1, Endoscopic Management of Bladder Calculi Following Augmentation Cystoplasty: L. Palmer, I. Franco, E. Reda, S. Kogan, S. Levitt: American Academy of Pediatrics, 61st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 30-November 1, Selective Sacral Rhizotomy for the Management of Neurogenic Bladders: Long Term Follow up: T. Schneidau I. Franco K. Zebold, W. Kaplan: American Academy of Pediatrics, Annual Meeting, Dallas Tx, October 22-24, Urolithiasis and Inhibitors of Stone Formation: Trends Noted in Children Undergoing Augmentation Cystoplasty and Urinary diversion M Kolligian, I Franco, E Reda, R Weiss, S Levitt Annual Meeting, Dallas Tx, October 22-24, Is Contralateral Exploration of The Kidney Necessary in Patients With Wilms Tumor?: Kessler O., Franco I., Jayabose S., Reda E., Levitt S.B., Brock W.: American Academy of Pediatrics, Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. Oct Cold Knife Endoureterotomy: Experience with Nine year Follow-up: B Lifson, M Eshghi, I Franco, C Mallouh J Urol 155:supp 474A, How Close Does Simple Geometry Predict Postoperative Bladder Capacity Following Augmentation?: I Franco, L Palmer, E Reda, S Kogan, B Gill, S Levitt AUA J Urol 155:supp 480A, Antegrade Cystoscopy for the Injection of Bulking Agents in Children: J Lumberman, B Lindgren, W Brock, I Franco American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 100(3):559 part Single and Multiple Dermal Grafts for Management of severe penile Curvature: B 25

26 Lindgren,, E Reda, S Levitt, W Brock, I Franco American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 100(3):560 part Suppression of Renal Inflammation with Vitamins A and E along with Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory agents in Ascending Pyelonephritis in Rats: R Bennett, R Mazzaccaro, N Chopra, A Melman, I Franco AUA J Urol vol 157:supp Prune Belly Syndrome: New and Simplified Technique of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. P Furness, E Cheng, I Franco, M Kolligian C Firlit American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 100(3):567 part Laparoscopic Orchiopexy: Procedure of choice for the Non palpable Testis? B Lindgren, E Darby, L Faiella, W Brock, E Reda, S Levitt, I Franco, AUA J Urol vol 157:supp Laparoscopic Fowler Stephens Orchidopexy for the High Intraabdominal Testis: B Lindgren, S Blick, E Reda, S Levitt, W Brock, L Palmer, S Friedman, I Franco 16 th World Congress of Endourology & SWL J. Endourology 12:S The Non Palpable Testis: Laparoscopic Clues to Diagnosing A Testicular Remnant and Avoiding an Inguinal Exploration B Lindgren, S Blick, E Reda, S Levitt, W Brock, L Palmer, S Friedman, I Franco 16 th World Congress of Endourology & SWL J. Endourology 12:S Laparoscopic Fowler Stephens Orchidopexy for the High Abdominal Testis: B Lindgren, S Blick, E Reda, S Levitt, W Brock, L Palmer, S Friedman, I Franco American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 102(3):855 part Analysis of Outcome of pediatric pyeloplasty: is postoperative renal scan necessary? LS Palmer, A Huang, I Franco, E Reda, W Brock, S Levitt, AUA 94 th Annual Meeting J Urol 161(2): Ibuprofen combined with antibiotics suppresses renal scarring from ascending pyelonephritis. A Huang, L Palmer, D Hom, E Anderson, L Kushner, I Franco AUA 94 th Annual Meeting, J Urol 161(2):8 48. Management of recalcitrant and fulminant venereal wart infections in children with high dose cimetidine I Franco 1999 Annual Meeting Section of Urology of American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 104(3) part 3: Management of penoscrotal transposition: A novel approach. I Franco, M Kolligian, E Reda 1999 Annual Meeting Section of Urology of American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 104(3) part 3: Laparoscopic Assisted Abdominal wall Plication for the Management of the Prune Belly Patient: A Better and Safer Procedure. I Franco and M Kolligian Journal of The society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 4(4):

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