Konrad Szymanski

  • Assistant Professor of Urology, Urology
  • 789 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20092020
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2019

Adherence with bladder irrigation following augmentation

Peycelon, M., Szymanski, K. M., Francesca Monn, M., Salama, A. K., Risk, H., Cain, M. P. & Misseri, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Bladder
Intermittent Urethral Catheterization
Spinal Dysraphism
Caregivers
Urinary Bladder Calculi
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Decision Making
Referral and Consultation
Parents
Nuclear Family

Development and validation of the Japanese version of the Quality of Life Assessment of Spina Bifida in Teenagers (QUALAS-T-J)

Kawahara, T., Sugita, Y., Momose, H., Szymanski, K. M., Hida, E. & Yamazaki, A., Dec 1 2019, In : Pediatrics International. 61, 12, p. 1232-1238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Quality of Life
Reproducibility of Results
Urinary Bladder
Medical Staff

Factors impacting transition readiness in young adults with neuropathic bladder

Roth, J. D., Szymanski, K. M., Cain, M. P. & Misseri, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
Spinal Dysraphism
Young Adult
Demography
Delivery of Health Care

Probability of Bladder Augmentation, Diversion and Clean Intermittent Catheterization in Classic Bladder Exstrophy: A 36-Year, Multi-Institutional, Retrospective Cohort Study

Pediatric Urology Midwest Alliance (PUMA), Dec 1 2019, In : The Journal of urology. 202, 6, p. 1256-1262 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intermittent Urethral Catheterization
Bladder Exstrophy
Urinary Bladder
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies

Radiographic abnormalities, bladder interventions, and bladder surgery in the first decade of life in children with spina bifida

Rensing, A. J., Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Roth, J. D., King, S., Chan, K., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Pediatric Nephrology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Hydronephrosis
Urinary Bladder
Intermittent Urethral Catheterization
Cholinergic Antagonists
1 Citation (Scopus)

Renal replacement therapy and intermittent catheterization risk in posterior urethral valves

McLeod, D. J., Szymanski, K., Gong, E., Granberg, C., Reddy, P., Sebastião, Y., Fuchs, M., Gargollo, P., Whittam, B. & VanderBrink, B. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Pediatrics. 143, 3, e20182656.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Replacement Therapy
Catheterization
Intermittent Urethral Catheterization
Survival Analysis
Multicenter Studies

Risk of Reaugmentation after Enterocystoplasty Using a Reconfigured Bowel Segment in Patients with Spina Bifida: A Bi-Institutional Cohort Study

VanderBrink, B. A., Szymanski, K. M., Alam, Z., Misseri, R., DeFoor, W. R., Kaefer, M., Reddy, P., Rink, R. C., Minevich, E. & Cain, M. P., Sep 1 2019, In : The Journal of urology. 202, 3, p. 612-616 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Cohort Studies
Sigmoid Colon
Survival Analysis
Ileum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Transitioning young adults with neurogenic bladder—Are providers asking too much?

Roth, J. D., Szymanski, K., Ferguson, E. J., Cain, M. P. & Misseri, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young Adult
Spinal Dysraphism
Students
Health
Appointments and Schedules
Female Genitalia
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Reference Values
Parents
Nonparametric Statistics
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characteristics of Female Genital Restoration Surgery for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Using a Large-scale Administrative Database

Roth, J. D., Casey, J. T., Whittam, B. M., Bennett, W. E., Szymanski, K. M., Cain, M. P. & Rink, R. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Databases
International Classification of Diseases
Reoperation
Length of Stay
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Outcomes of Caudal vs Dorsal Penile Nerve Blocks for Outpatient Penile Surgeries

Chan, K., Shah, A., Moser, E. A., Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Misseri, R., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. & Cain, M. P., Aug 1 2018, In : Urology. 118, p. 164-171 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pudendal Nerve
Nerve Block
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Intraoperative Care
Narcotics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Complications and Outcomes of Pregnancy and Cesarean Delivery in Women With Neuropathic Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction

Roth, J. D., Casey, J. T., Whittam, B., Szymanski, K., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C., Schubert, F., Cain, M. P. & Misseri, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
Pregnancy Complications
Pregnancy Outcome
Urinary Tract
Cystotomy

Early readmission and reoperation characteristics of ambulatory hypospadias repair

Roth, J. D., Whittam, B., Carroll, A., Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Cain, M. P. & Bennett, W. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypospadias
International Classification of Diseases
Reoperation
Insurance Coverage
Medicaid

Incidence of pathologic postobstructive diuresis after resolution of ureteropelvic junction obstruction with a normal contralateral kidney

Roth, J. D., Lesier, J. D., Casey, J. T., Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Misseri, R., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diuresis
Percutaneous Nephrostomy
Kidney
Incidence
Urine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Incontinence affects health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with spina bifida

Szymanski, K., Cain, M. P., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Misseri, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Quality of Life
Fecal Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence
Age Groups
2 Citations (Scopus)

Lost in transition: Patient-identified barriers to adult urological spina bifida care

Hettel, D., Tran, C., Szymanski, K., Misseri, R. & Wood, H., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Transfer
Spinal Dysraphism
Self Care
Transition to Adult Care
Communication
1 Citation (Scopus)

Parental decisional regret and views about optimal timing of female genital restoration surgery in congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Szymanski, K. M., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Frady, H., Casey, J. T., Tran, V. T., Cain, M. P. & Rink, R. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Emotions
Parents
Hypospadias
Pediatrics

Pediatric sacral nerve stimulator explanation due to complications or cure: a survival analysis

Rensing, A. J., Szymanski, K., Dunn, S., King, S., Cain, M. P. & Whittam, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survival Analysis
Pediatrics
Equipment and Supplies
Urinary Bladder
Quality of Life
1 Citation (Scopus)
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Nuclear Family
Disclosure
Parents
Decision Making
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)

All Incontinence is Not Created Equal: Impact of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence on Quality of Life in Adults with Spina Bifida

Szymanski, K., Cain, M. P., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Misseri, R., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Urology. 197, 3, p. 885-891 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fecal Incontinence
Spinal Dysraphism
Urinary Incontinence
Quality of Life
Linear Models
4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing inpatient versus outpatient bowel preparation in children and adolescents undergoing appendicovesicostomy

Weatherly, D. L., Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Bennett, W. E., King, S., Misseri, R., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inpatients
Outpatients
Length of Stay
Costs and Cost Analysis
Pediatrics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Do anterior catheterizable urinary channels have fewer complications than posterior channels? An international cohort study

Szymanski, K., Lopez, P. J., Corbetta, J. P., Reed, F., Ruiz, J., Pullin, Y., Weller, S., Zubieta, R., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilicus
Cohort Studies
Survival Analysis
Chile
Argentina

Editorial Comment

Szymanski, K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual identity and orientation in adult men and women with spina bifida

Szymanski, K., Hensel, D., Wiener, J. S., Whittam, B., Cain, M. P. & Misseri, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 10, 3-4, p. 313-317 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Sexual Behavior
Heterosexuality
Transgender Persons
Population
6 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of QUALAS-T, a health-related quality of life instrument for teenagers with spina bifida

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Casey, J. T., Yang, D. Y., Raposo, S. M., King, S. J., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., 2017, In : Central European Journal of Urology. 70, 3, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Quality of Life
Urinary Bladder
Reproducibility of Results
Social Media
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

A case of base rate bias, or are adolescents at a higher risk of developing complications after catheterizable urinary channel surgery?

Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Misseri, R., Chan, K., Flack, C. K., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Sep 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheterization
Multivariate Analysis
Age Groups
Demography
Pediatrics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ambulatory patients with spina bifida are 50% more likely to be fecally continent than non-ambulatory patients, particularly after a MACE procedure

Large, T., Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Misseri, R., Chan, K., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Apr 29 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Enema
Fecal Incontinence
Crutches
Braces
2 Citations (Scopus)

Does endoscopy of difficult to catheterize channels spare some patients from formal open revision?

Casey, J. T., Zhang, M., Chan, K., Szymanski, K., Judge, B., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Misseri, R., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Jan 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopy
Indwelling Catheters
Research Ethics Committees
Pediatrics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of baseline obesity and postoperative weight gain on the risk of channel revision following continent catheterizable urinary channel surgery

Chan, K., Szymanski, K., Li, X., Ofner, S., Flack, C., Judge, B., Whittam, B., Misseri, R., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 12, 4, p. 249.e1-249.e7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Gain
Obesity
Body Mass Index
Umbilicus
Continent Urinary Reservoirs
16 Citations (Scopus)

How successful is the transition to adult urology care in spina bifida? A single center 7-year experience

Szymanski, K., Cain, M. P., Hardacker, T. J. & Misseri, R., Jun 2 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transition to Adult Care
Spinal Dysraphism
Urology
Hospital Emergency Service
Appointments and Schedules
4 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term outcomes of the Kropp and Salle urethral lengthening bladder neck reconstruction procedures

Szymanski, K., Rink, R. C., Whittam, B., Ring, J. D., Misseri, R., Kaefer, M. & Cain, M. P., Apr 22 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Bladder
Urethra
Urinary Catheterization
Meningomyelocele
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mobility, hydrocephalus and quality of erections in men with spina bifida

Roth, J. D., Misseri, R., Cain, M. P. & Szymanski, K., Sep 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
Hydrocephalus
Erectile Dysfunction
Multivariate Analysis
15 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of Life Assessment in Spina Bifida for Children (QUALAS-C): Development and Validation of a Novel Health-related Quality of Life Instrument

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Yang, D. Y., Raposo, S. M., King, S. J., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Jan 1 2016, In : Urology. 87, p. 178-184 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Child Development
Quality of Life
Reproducibility of Results
Social Media
10 Citations (Scopus)

Quantity, Not Frequency, Predicts Bother with Urinary Incontinence and its Impact on Quality of Life in Adults with Spina Bifida

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Urology. 195, 4, p. 1263-1269 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Urinary Incontinence
Quality of Life
Linear Models
Urinary Bladder
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ureteral Reconstruction With Ileum: Long-term Follow-up of Renal Function

Roth, J. D., Monn, M. F., Szymanski, K., Bihrle, R. & Mellon, M. J., Nov 4 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ileum
Kidney
Pathologic Constriction
Diet Therapy
Ureter
9 Citations (Scopus)

Validated cost comparison of open vs. robotic pyeloplasty in American children’s hospitals

Bennett, W. E., Whittam, B., Szymanski, K., Rink, R. C., Cain, M. P. & Carroll, A., Oct 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Robotic Surgery. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health Information Systems
Pediatrics
Length of Stay
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of the Monti and spiral Monti procedures: A long-term analysis

Whittam, B., Szymanski, K., Flack, C., Misseri, R., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilicus
Meningomyelocele
Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
Lost to Follow-Up
Kaplan-Meier Estimate
6 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing health related benefit after reconstruction for urinary and fecal incontinence in children: A parental perspective

Strine, A. C., Misseri, R., Szymanski, K., Kaefer, M., Rhee, A. C., Hillier, K., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Urology. 193, 6, p. 2073-2078 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fecal Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence
Insurance Benefits
Equipment and Supplies
Spinal Dysraphism
8 Citations (Scopus)

Current opinions regarding care of the mature pediatric urology patient

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Large, T. & Cain, M. P., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 11, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urology
Pediatrics
Patient Care
Urologists
Bladder Exstrophy
22 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term outcomes of catheterizable continent urinary channels: What do you use, where you put it, and does it matter?

Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Misseri, R., Flack, C. K., Hubert, K. C., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 11, 4, p. 210.e1-210.e7 1927.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilicus
Survival Analysis
Lost to Follow-Up
Pathologic Constriction
Cohort Studies
7 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term renal functional outcomes after primary gastrocystoplasty

Hubert, K. C., Large, T., Leiser, J., Judge, B., Szymanski, K., Whittam, B., Kaefer, M., Misseri, R., Rink, R. & Cain, M. P., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Urology. 193, 6, p. 2079-2084 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney
Chronic Kidney Failure
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Reoperation
Dysuria
22 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality after bladder augmentation in children with spina bifida

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Adams, C. M., Kirkegaard, J., King, S., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Urology. 193, 2, p. 643-648 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Urinary Bladder
Mortality
Renal Insufficiency
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
16 Citations (Scopus)

QUAlity of Life Assessment in Spina bifida for Adults (QUALAS-A): development and international validation of a novel health-related quality of life instrument

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Raposo, S. M., King, S. J., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Apr 12 2015, In : Quality of Life Research. 24, 10, p. 2355-2364 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Dysraphism
Quality of Life
Social Media
Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
1 Citation (Scopus)
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Hypospadias
Urethra
2 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of contralateral hydrocele in neonatal testicular torsion: Is less more?

Kaefer, M., Agarwal, D., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Hubert, K., Szymanski, K., Rink, R. & Cain, M. P., Jan 14 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spermatic Cord Torsion
Groin
Spermatic Cord
Hernia
Therapeutics
2014
Enema
Postoperative Period
Catheters
10 Citations (Scopus)

Bladder stones after bladder augmentation are not what they seem

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Lingeman, J. E., Amstutz, S., Ring, J. D., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., Nov 26 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Bladder Calculi
Urinary Bladder
Kidney
Kidney Calculi
Nephrolithiasis
16 Citations (Scopus)

Cutting for stone in augmented bladders - What is the risk of recurrence and is it impacted by treatment modality?

Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Whittam, B., Amstutz, S., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. C. & Cain, M. P., 2014, In : Journal of Urology. 191, 5, p. 1375-1380 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Bladder
Urinary Bladder Calculi
Recurrence
Therapeutics
Ureter
7 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term fate of the bladder after isolated bladder neck procedure

Whittam, B., Szymanski, K., Misseri, R., Carroll, A., Kaefer, M., Rink, R. & Cain, M., 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 5, p. 886-891 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Bladder
Urodynamics
Neck
Counseling
Observation