Publications

Dr. Jeffrey Palmer has developed and refined many surgical techniques in pediatric and adolescent urology. These techniques have resulted in reduced pain, improved outcomes, enhanced patient recovery, and increased patient and parental satisfaction.  Dr. Palmer has published extensively and lectured both internationally and nationally on his techniques in pediatric and adolescent urology.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

1.    Taylor JM, Palmer JS, Goldstein RD, Leon W, and Wetzel WW:  Laser doppler measurement of cutaneous blood flow in a rabbit hind‑limb compartment syndrome. Surgical Forum, 43: 558‑560, 1992.

 

2.    Palmer JS, Lee RC, and Cromie WJ:  Testicular ischemia-reperfusion injury is attenuated by a mild surfactant.  Surgical Forum, 47: 794-796, 1996.

 

3.       Palmer JS, Kaplan WE, and Firlit CF:  Sildenafil citrate to treat erectile dysfunction in the spina bifida male.  Surgical Forum, 50: 712-713, 1999.

 

4.       Palmer JS:  The buried penis: you never know what you will find.  Physician Update, 2:2, 2005.

 

5.       Palmer JS:  The buried penis: you never know what you will find.  Pediatric Update, 2:2, 2005.

 

6.       Palmer JS:  Editor’s Corner. Pulse, 4, Spring 2006.

 

7.       Palmer JS:  Editor’s Corner. Pulse, 3, Summer 2006.

 

8.       Palmer JS:  Editor’s Corner. Pulse, 3, Fall 2006.

 

9.       Palmer JS:  Secretary’s Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2007 Post-Convention edition, 1, 2007.

 

10.     Palmer JS:  Editor’s Corner. Pulse, 3, Summer 2007.

 

11.     Palmer JS:  Outpatient ureteral reimplantation:  definitive results, improved quality of life. Pediatric Perspectives, Fall 2007, pp. 2.

 

12.     Palmer JS:  Innovative surgical techniques and a multidisciplinary approach lead to success in treating pediatric urinary stones. Urology News, 16:39, 2007.

 

13.     Palmer JS:  Outpatient ureteral reimplantation: definitive results and improved quality of life. Urology News, 16:40-41, 2007.

 

14.  Kaouk J and Palmer JS:  Robotic-assisted pyeloplasty in children: technical modifications to minimize morbidity and improve efficacy. Urology News, 16:25, 2007.

 

15.    Palmer JS: Secretary’s Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2008 Pre-Convention edition, 1, 2008.

 

16.     Palmer JS: Editor’s Corner. Pulse, Membership Edition, 2008.

 

17.     Rao PK and Palmer JS:  Prenatally diagnosed horseshoe kidney with proximal ureteral stricture in the absence of ureteropelvic junction obstruction.  Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 29(3): 2, 2008.

 

18.    Ching CB and Palmer JS:  Collateral urethral duplication.  Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 29(3): 16-17, 2008.

 

19.    Kaouk J, Desai M, Stein R, Rackley R, Moore C, Palmer J, and Gill I: Single-port laparoscopic and robotic surgery: a scarless approach. Urology News, 17:24-25, 2008.

 

20.     Palmer JS: Laparoscopic varicocelectomy: modified technique and new technology. Urology News, 17:47, 2008.

 

21.     Palmer JS: Outpatient ureteral reimplantation:  cost efficient while improving quality of care. Urology News, 17:48, 2008.

 

22.     Palmer JS:  Editor’s Corner. Pulse, 3, Summer 2008.

 

23.    Palmer JS: Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy Innovations. Pediatric Perspectives, Fall 2008.

 

24.     Palmer JS: Secretary’s Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2008 Post-Convention edition, 1, 2008.

 

25.     Palmer JS: Secretary’s Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2009 Pre-Convention edition, 1, 2009.

 

26.    Palmer JS: Outpatient ureteral reimplantation:  cost-efficient, improved quality of care. Renal & Urology News, 8(1): 20, 2009.

 

27.   Palmer JS: President-Elect’s Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2009 Post-Convention edition, 1, 2009.

 

28.     Palmer JS: Resident Competition Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2009 Post-Convention edition, 2009.

 

29.    Palmer JS: Robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: state-of-the-art procedure and advantageous for children.  Pediatric Perspectives, Spring 2009 , pp. 4-5.

 

30.     Palmer JS: Guest Editor’s Comment. An International View of Circumcision. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 30(6):1, 2009.

 

31.    Palmer JS:  Technical modifications of robotic-assisted pyeloplasty in children resulting in minimal morbidity and improved efficacy. Urology and Kidney Disease News, 18:41, 2009.

 

32.    Palmer JS: Guest Editor’s Comment. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Contemporary Approach to Several Case Scenarios. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 31(3):1, 2010.

 

33.     Palmer JS: President’s Report. Ohio Urological Society News, 2010 Post-Convention edition, 1, 2010.

 

34.    Palmer JS: Guest Editor’s Comment. Vesicoureteral Reflux: Medical and Surgical Approaches. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

 

1.       Palmer JS, Worwag EM, Conrad WG, Blitz BF, and Chodak GW: Same day surgery for radical retropubic prostatectomy: is it an attainable goal?  Urology, 47: 23-28, 1996.

 

2.       Palmer JS and Chodak GW: Defining the role of surveillance in the management of localized prostate cancer. Urol Clin N Am, 23: 551-556, 1996.

 

3.       Palmer JS, Plzak LF, and Cromie WJ:  Comparison of blood flow and histological changes in rat models of testicular ischemia.  J Urol, 158: 1138-1140, 1997.

 

4.       Palmer JS, Cromie WJ, Plzak LF, and Leff AR:  A platelet activating factor antagonist attenuates the effects of testicular ischemia.  J Urol, 158: 1186-1190, 1997.

 

5.      Palmer LS, Palmer JS, Firlit BM, and Firlit CF:  Recurrent urolithiasis after augmentation gastrocystoplasty.  J Urol, 159: 1331-1332, 1998.

 

6.     Palmer JS, Cromie WJ, and Lee RC:  Surfactant administration reduces testicular ischemia-reperfusion injury.  J Urol, 159: 2136-2139, 1998.

 

7.       Kristo BA, Palmer JS, and Cromie WJ:  Epididymal sparing during testicular ischemia. Urology, 53: 435-439, 1999.

 

8.      Furness PD, Palmer LS, Palmer JS, Capelli-Schellpfeffer M, and Cheng EY:  Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for pediatric hemorrhagic cystitis.  J Urol, 161: 1596-1597, 1999.

 

9.    Christiano AP, Palmer JS, Chekmareva MA, and Brendler CB:  Duplicated seminal vesicle.  Urology, 54: 162, 1999.

 

10.     Palmer JS, Kaplan WE, and Firlit CF:  Erectile dysfunction in the spina bifida male is a treatable condition.  Lancet, 354: 125-126, 1999.

 

11.     Palmer JS, Anderson JE, and Brendler CB:  A simple technique to identify catheter balloon defects.  J Urol, 163: 880, 2000.

 

12.     Palmer JS, Kaplan WE, and Firlit CF: Erectile dysfunction in patients with spina bifida is a treatable condition.  J Urol, 164: 958-961, 2000.

 

13.     Palmer LS, Palmer JS, Franco I, Friedman SC, Kolligian ME, Gill B, and Levitt SB.  The "long Snodgrass": Applying the tubularized incised plate urethroplasty to penoscrotal hypospadias in one-staged or two-staged repairs. J Urol, 168:1748-1750, 2002.

 

14.     Palmer JS:  Genetic diseases:  pediatrics. Urol Clin N Am, 30:161-169, 2003.

 

15.    Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Ureteroscopy is safe and effective for prepubertal children. J Urol, 174:279, 2005.

 

16.     Hubert KC and Palmer JS: Passive dilation by ureteral stenting before ureteroscopy: eliminating the need for active dilation. J Urol, 174:1079-1080, 2005.

 

17.   Tripi PA, Palmer JS, Thomas S, and Elder JS: Clonidine increases duration of bupivacaine caudal analgesia for ureteroneocystostomy: a double-blind prospective trial. J Urol, 174:1081-1083, 2005.

 

18.     Palmer LS, Proano JM, and Palmer JS: Renal pelvis cuff pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction for the high inserting ureter: an initial experience. J Urol, 174:1088-1090, 2005.

 

19.    Palmer JS, Elder JS, and Palmer LS: The use of betamethasone to manage the trapped penis following neonatal circumcision. J Urol, 174:1577-1578, 2005.

 

20.    Palmer JS, Donaher ER, O’Riordan MA, and MacRae Dell K: Diagnosis of pediatric urolithiasis: role of ultrasound and computerized tomography. J Urol, 174:1413-1416, 2005.

 

21.    McAchran SE and Palmer JS: Bilateral extravesical ureteral reimplantation in toilet trained children: is 1-day hospitalization without urinary retention possible? J Urol, 174:1991-1993, 2005.

 

22.   Proano JM and Palmer JS: Erosion of magnets into the scrotum in the pediatric patient. Urology, 66:1109.e5-1109e6, 2005.

 

23.     Palmer LS and Palmer JS: Topical steroids are an effective treatment option for either the phimotic or trapped penis (letter to the editor).   J Men’s Health & Gender, 2:436-437, 2005.

 

24.    Hubert KC and Palmer JS: Urologic manifestations of genetic diseases. Drugs of Today, 41:623-629, 2005.

 

25.     Piedrahita YK and Palmer JS: Is one-day hospitalization after open pyeloplasty possible and safe? Urology, 67:181-184, 2006.

 

26.     Palmer JS: Editorial Comment: Anatomical variation between stone bearing and normal contralateral kidneys. J Urol, 175:275, 2006.

 

27.     Rhee K and Palmer JS: Ungated extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children: an initial series. Urology, 67:392-393, 2006.

 

28.    Palmer JS: Genitourinary manifestations in boys and girls associated with genetic diseases. J Men’s Health & Gender, 3:71-79, 2006.

 

29.     Hartke DM and Palmer JS: Commonly encountered congenital and acquired anomalies of the penis. Drugs of Today, 42: 121-126, 2006.

 

30.    Hartke DM, Agarwal P, and Palmer JS: Prepubertal male and testicular neoplasms: diagnosis and treatment. Drugs of Today, 42:127-133, 2006.

 

31.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Hydrodilation of the ureteral orifice in children renders the ureteroscopic access possible without any further active dilation. J Urol, 176:287, 2006.

 

32.    Taran I, Hartke DM, and Palmer JS: Congenital genitourinary anomalies and sexual function. Intl J Impotence Res, 19:115-118, 2006.

 

33.    Piedrahita YK and Palmer JS: Cowper’s syringocele treated with the holmium:YAG laser. J Endourol, 20:677-678, 2006.

 

34.     Hartke DM, Agarwal PK, and Palmer JS: Testicular neoplasm in the prepubertal male. J Men’s Health & Gender, 3:131-138, 2006.

 

35.   Jankowski JT and Palmer JS: Holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser puncture of ureteroceles in the neonatal period. Urology, 68:179-181, 2006.

 

36.    Agarwal PK and Palmer JS: Testicular and paratesticular neoplasms in prepubertal males. J Urol, 176:875-881, 2006.

 

37.      Hartke DM and Palmer JS: Anomalies of the penis. J Men’s Health & Gender, 3:244-249, 2006.

 

38.      Hubert KC and Palmer JS: Current diagnosis and management of fetal  genitourinary abnormalities.  Urol Clin N Am, 34: 89-101, 2007.

 

39.     Lesani OA and Palmer JS: Retrograde proximal rigid ureteroscopy and pyeloscopy in prepubertal children: safe and effective. J Urol, 176:1570-1573, 2006.

 

40.    Palmer JS: Use of Avagard in pediatric urologic procedures. Urology, 68:655-657, 2006.

 

41.    Palmer JS and Palmer LS: Determining the proper JJ length to use in children:  age plus 10.  J Urol, 178: 1566-1569, 2007.

 

42.    Kaouk J and Palmer JS:  Single-port laparoscopic surgery: initial experience in children for varicocelectomy. BJU Int, 102: 97-99, 2008.

 

43.   Palmer LS and Palmer JS:  The efficacy of topical betamethasone for treating phimosis: a comparison of two treatment regimens. Urology, 72:68-71, 2008.

 

44.    Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: The “mini-ureteroneocystostomy”: a safe and effective outpatient treatment for unilateral vesicoureteral reflux. J Urol, 180:1624, 2008.

 

45.    Palmer JS:  Extravesical ureteral reimplantation: an outpatient procedure. J Urol, 180:1828-1831, 2008.

 

46.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: When is prior ureteral stent placement necessary to access the upper urinary tract in prepubertal children?. J Urol, 180:1863-1864, 2008.

 

47.   Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Pediatric ureteroscopic management of intrarenal calculi.  J Urol, 180:2153-2154, 2008.

 

48.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Pediatric robotic-assisted laparoscopic augmentation ileocystoplasty and Mitrofanoff appendicovesicostomy: complete intracorporeal – initial case report. Urology, 72:1147, 2008.

 

49.   Ching CB and Palmer JS: Surgical management of vesicoureteral reflux. Pediatric Health, 2:205-216, 2008.

 

50.     Palmer JS:  Bilateral extravesical ureteral reimplantation in toilet-trained children: a short-stay procedure without urinary retention. Urology, 73:285-288, 2009.

 

51.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Intraoperative ultrasound: application in the pediatric pyeloplasty. Urology, 73:379, 2009.

 

52.     Samplaski MK, Somani N, and Palmer JS: Apocrine hidrocystoma on the glans penis of a child. Urology, 73:800-801, 2009.

 

53.   Rao PK and Palmer JS:  Prenatal and postnatal management of hydronephrosis. TheScientificWorld Journal: TSW Urology, 9:606-614, 2009.

 

54.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Contemporary open ureteral reimplantation without morphine: assessment of pain and outcomes. J Urol, 182:1151. 2009.

 

55.    Hedman P and Palmer JS: A critical pathway for successful outpatient ureteral reimplantation: a nursing perspective.  J Perianesth Nurs, 24:163-166, 2009.

 

56.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Topical triamcinolone for persistent phimosis. J Urol, 182:1764, 2009.

 

57.     Palmer JS: The neurogenic bladder: anatomy and challenges to treat. Neurogenic Bladder: Current and Future Treatment Strategies. Palmer JS (ed.) Therapy, 6(2):131-132, 2009.

 

58.     Bologna R and Palmer JS: Two popular treatment options for neurogenic bladder. Neurogenic Bladder: Current and Future Treatment Strategies. Palmer JS (ed.) Therapy, 6(2):133-134, 2009.

 

59.   Palmer JS: Ungated extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children: safe and effective in the pediatric population. Can J Urol, 16(6):4924-4926, 2009.

 

60.     Palmer JS. Review of Essentials of Paediatric Urology (2nd edition).  DFM Thomas, PG Duffy and AMK Rickwood (eds). Urology, 75(1):242, 2010.

 

61.     Weight CJ, Lee MC, and Palmer JS: Avagard hand antisepsis vs. traditional scrub in 3600 pediatric urologic procedures.  Urology, 76:15-17, 2010.

 

62.     Palmer JS. Review of Reoperative Pediatric Surgery.  S Teich and DA Caniano (eds). Urology, 76:254, 2010.

 

63.     Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: Is suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis significant during the clinical treatment of phimosis. J Urol, 183:2331, 2010.

 

64.   Palmer JS:  Editorial Comment: 250 consecutive unilateral extravesical ureteral reimplants performed in an outpatient setting. J Urol, 184:313-314, 2010.

 

Journal Guest Editorships

1.       An International View of Circumcision. Palmer JS (ed.) Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 30(6): 1-8, 2009.

 

2.    Neurogenic Bladder:  Current and Future Treatment Strategies. Palmer JS (ed.) Therapy, 6(2): 131-290, 2009.

 

3.     Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Contemporary Approach to Several Case Scenarios. Palmer JS (ed.) Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 31(3):1-8, 2010.

 

4.       Vesicoureteral Reflux: Medical and Surgical Approaches. Palmer JS (ed.) Dialogues in Pediatric Urology.

 

 

Book Chapters

 

1.       Palmer JS, Kletzel M, Steinberg GD, and Kaplan WE: Testicular, sacrococcygeal, and other tumors. In: Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology (2nd edition).  NJ Vogelzang, PT Scardino, WU Shipley, and DS Coffey (eds.)  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, pp. 91-100, 2000.

 

2.      Palmer JS and Maizels M: Commentary in: 2001 Year Book of Pediatrics.  JA Stockman III (ed.), Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, pp. 276-278, 2001.

 

3.    Palmer JS and Chodak GW: Early organ-confined disease: watchful-waiting. In: Urologic Malignancies. FC Hamdy, JW Basler, DE Neal, and WJ Catalona (eds.), Churchill Livingstone, London.

 

4.      Palmer JS and Chodak GW: Prostate screening: con.  In: Current Problems in Cancer.  S. Williams (ed.) Mosby-Year Book, Inc. Philadelphia.

 

5.    Palmer JS and Elder JS:  Abdominal masses in children. In: Urology Secrets (3rd edition). MI Resnick and AC Novick (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 28-30, 2002.

 

6.      Palmer JS and Elder JS:  Wilms tumor. In: Urology Secrets (3rd edition). MI Resnick and AC Novick (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 69-73, 2002.

 

7.      Palmer JS and Elder JS:  Vesicoureteral reflux. In: Urology Secrets (3rd edition). MI Resnick and AC Novick (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 147-155, 2002.

 

8.      Palmer JS and Elder JS:  Posterior and anterior urethral valves. In: Urology Secrets (3rd edition). MI Resnick and AC Novick (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 179-184, 2002.

 

9.     Palmer JS and Elder JS:  Interlabial masses. In: Urology Secrets (3rd edition). MI Resnick and AC Novick (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 193-195, 2002.

 

10.     Palmer JS and Elder JS:  Urinary tract infections in children. In: Urology Secrets (3rd edition). MI Resnick and AC Novick (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 261-266, 2002.

 

11.    Palmer JS:  Diurnal Incontinence in Children.  In:  Critical Decisions in Urology (3rd edition).  MI Resnick, JS Elder, and JP Spirnak (eds.) BC Decker Inc., Ontario, pp. 40-43, 2004.

 

12.    Palmer JS:  Myelomeningocele.  In:  Critical Decisions in Urology (3rd edition).  MI Resnick, JS Elder, and JP Spirnak (eds.) BC Decker Inc., Ontario, pp. 274-277, 2004.

 

13.     Anoia EJ and Palmer JS:  CT of the Female Pelvis.  In:  Body CT Secrets. JG Strang and V Dogra (eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, pp. 369-378, 2007.

  

14.    Lee UJ and Palmer JS:  Endoscopic and open surgical management of ureteroceles and ectopic ureters. In: Textbook of Reconstructive Urologic Surgery. DK Montague, KW Angermeier, IS Gill, and JH Ross (eds.) Informa Healthcare, London, pp.192-199, 2008.

 

15.   Palmer JS and Klein JB:  Minimally invasive surgery for the repair of ureteropelvic junction obstruction.  DK Gupta and P Puri (eds.) Jaypee Bros. Publishers, New Delhi (in press).

 

16.     Palmer JS:  Preface. In: Pediatric Robotic Surgery.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York, pp. vii, 2009.

 

17.    Smith AK and Palmer JS:  Robotic equipment and instrumentation. In: Pediatric Robotic Surgery.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York, pp. 43-58.

 

18.     Palmer JS:  Preface. In: Pediatric Urology:  A General Urologist’s Guide.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York (in press).

 

19.     Palmer JS and Hubert KC:  Genetic diseases and associated urologic manifestations. In: Pediatric Urology:  A General Urologist’s Guide.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York (in press).

 

20.    Palmer JS:  Penis and scrotum:  congenital and acquired anomalies. In: Pediatric Urology:  A General Urologist’s Guide.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York (in press).

 

21.    Palmer JS and Ching CB:  Vesicoureteral reflux. In: Pediatric Urology:  A General Urologist’s Guide.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York (in press).

 

22.    Palmer JS: Abnormalities of the external genitalia in boys. In: Campbell-Walsh Urology (10th edition). AJ Wein, LR Kavoussi, AC Novick, AW Partin, and CA Peters (eds.) Elsevier, Pennsylvania (in press).

 

23.    Palmer JS: Abnormalities of the external genitalia in boys. In: Campbell-Walsh Urology Review (10th edition). AJ Wein, LR Kavoussi, AC Novick, AW Partin, and CA Peters (eds.) Elsevier, Pennsylvania (in press).

 

 

Book Editorships

 

1.      Pediatric Robotic Urology.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York, 2009.

 

2.      Pediatric Urology:  A General Urologist’s Guide.  JS Palmer (ed.), The Humana Press Inc., New York, 2011.

 

3.      Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging. LS Palmer and JS Palmer (ed.), Springer, New York (2013).

 

 

Internet Publications

 

 1.    Palmer JS, Plzak LF, and Cromie WJ. The role of platelet-activating factor in testicular ischemic injury.  Digital Urology Journal, Jan.1, Vol. 1, 1997.

 

 2.      Palmer JS, Plzak LF, and Cromie WJ. Comparison of blood flow and histologic changes in animal models of testicular torsion. Digital Urology Journal, Jan.1, Vol. 1, 1997.

 

 3.      Palmer JS. Review of Clinical Pediatric Urology (4th edition). AB Belman, LR King, and SA Kramer (ed.). Doody’s Review Service (on-line) (http://www.doody.com).  2002.

 

 4.      Palmer JS.  Review of Essentials of Paediatric Urology. DFM Thomas, AMK Rickwood, and PG Duffy (ed.). Doody’s Review Service (on-line) (http://www.doody.com).  2002.

 

 5.      Palmer JS.  Review of Hypospadias Surgery:  An Illustrated Guide.  AT Hadidi and AF Azmy (ed).  Doody’s Review Service (on-line) (http://www.doody.com).  2003.

 

 6.      Palmer JS.  Review of Handbook of Pediatric Urology (2nd edition).  LS Baskin and BA Kogan (ed).  Doody’s Review Service (on-line) (http://www.doody.com).  2005.

 

 7.   Palmer JS.  Editorial Comment: Effect of suturing technique and urethral plate characteristics on complication rate following hypospadias repair: a prospective randomized study. Faculty of 1000 Medicine, 26 Aug 2009 http://www.f1000medicine.com/article/id/1164110/evaluation.

 

 8.      Palmer JS. Editorial Comment: Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy monotherapy for renal stones >25 mm in children. Faculty of 1000 Medicine, 26 Nov 2009 http://www.f1000medicine.com/article/id/1163137/evaluation.

 

 9.   Palmer JS. Editorial Comment: Short stay pyeloplasty with transverse dorsal lumbotomy incision: our 10-year experience.  Faculty of 1000 Medicine, 16 Feb 2010 http://www.f1000medicine.com/article/id/2000959/evaluation.