Heather DiCarlo

Assistant Professor

20132019

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Research Output

2019

3-Dimensional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guided Pelvic Floor Dissection for Bladder Exstrophy: A Single Arm Trial

DiCarlo, H., Maruf, M., Massanyi, E. Z., Shah, B., Tekes, A. & Gearhart, J. P., Aug 1 2019, In : The Journal of urology. 202, 2, p. 406-412 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy of Classic Bladder Exstrophy: MRI Findings and Surgical Correlation

Dunn, E., Kasprenski, M., Facciola, J., Benz, K., Maruf, M., Zaman, M. H., Gearhart, J. P., DiCarlo, H. & Tekes, A., Sep 1 2019, In : Current urology reports. 20, 9, 48.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Comparison of 30-day postoperative outcomes of open and minimally invasive pyeloplasty utilizing the prospective National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric database

Woo, K., Bukavina, L., Mishra, K., Mahran, A., Prunty, M., Ponsky, L., DiCarlo, H., Ross, J. & Woo, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of pediatric urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of pelvic immobilization techniques on the outcomes of primary and secondary closures of classic bladder exstrophy

Zaman, M., Kasprenski, M., Maruf, M., Benz, K., Jayman, J., Friedlander, D., DiCarlo, H., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of pediatric urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The failed bladder closure in cloacal exstrophy: Management and outcomes

Davis, R., Sood, A., Maruf, M., Singh, P., Kasprenski, M. C., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of pediatric surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The ladder of learning in exstrophy closure — A 5 year initial faculty experience

DiCarlo, H., Davis, R. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of pediatric surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Variant Presentations of the Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex: A 40-Year Experience

Maruf, M., Benz, K., Jayman, J., Kasprenski, M., Michaud, J., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Back to the future: The Cecil-Culp technique for salvage penile reconstructive procedures

Weiss, D. A., Long, C. J., Frazier, J. R., Shukla, A. R., Srinivasan, A. K., Kolon, T. F., DiCarlo, H., Gearhart, J. P. & Canning, D. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystectomy in the Pediatric Exstrophy Population: Indications and Outcomes

Ko, J. S., Lue, K., Friedlander, D., Baumgartner, T., Stuhldreher, P., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modern Management of the Failed Bladder Exstrophy Closure: A 50-yr Experience

Kasprenski, M., Benz, K., Maruf, M., Jayman, J., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : European Urology Focus.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Novel Anatomical Observations of the Prostate, Prostatic Vasculature and Penile Vasculature in Classic Bladder Exstrophy Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Benz, K. S., Dunn, E., Maruf, M., Facciola, J., Jayman, J., Kasprenski, M., Michaud, J. E., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pelvic and lower extremity immobilization for cloacal exstrophy bladder and abdominal closure in neonates and older children

S. Benz, K., Jayman, J., Maruf, M., Baumgartner, T., Kasprenski, M. C., Friedlander, D. A., DiCarlo, H., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predictors and outcomes of perioperative blood transfusions in classic bladder exstrophy repair: A single institution study

Maruf, M., Jayman, J., Kasprenski, M., Benz, K., Feng, Z., Friedlander, D., Baumgartner, T., Trock, B., DiCarlo, H., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The inadequate bladder template: Its effect on outcomes in classic bladder exstrophy

DiCarlo, H., Maruf, M., Jayman, J., Benz, K., Kasprenski, M. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Role of Human Acellular Dermis in Preventing Fistulas After Bladder Neck Transection in the Exstrophy-epispadias Complex

Benz, K. S., Jayman, J., Maruf, M., Joice, G., Kasprenski, M., Sopko, N., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Autophagy, Apoptosis, and Cell Proliferation in Exstrophy-Epispadias Complex

Shabaninia, M., Tourchi, A., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complete Penile Disassembly for Repair of Epispadias Causes Erectile Tissue Alteration Through Transforming Growth Factor Beta 1 Overexpression in a Rabbit Model

Tourchi, A., Shabaninia, M., Stewart, M., Miyamoto, H., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Failed Primary Bladder Exstrophy Closure with Osteotomy: Multivariable Analysis of a 25-Year Experience

Sirisreetreerux, P., Lue, K. M., Ingviya, T., Friedlander, D. A., DiCarlo, H., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Urology. 197, 4, p. 1138-1143 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term sexual health outcomes in men with classic bladder exstrophy

Baumgartner, T. S., Lue, K. M., Sirisreetreerux, P., Metzger, S., Everett, R. G., Reddy, S. S., Young, E., Anele, U. A., Alexander, C. E., Gandhi, N. M., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : BJU International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Repair of Vesicocutaneous and Urethrocutaneous Fistulae with Rectus Muscle Flap in a Bladder Exstrophy Patient

Friedlander, D. A., Lue, K. M., Michaud, J. E., Gearhart, J. P., Redett, R. & DiCarlo, H., Jul 1 2017, In : Urology Case Reports. 13, p. 42-44 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Surgical Management of Bladder Polyps in the Setting of Exstrophy Epispadias Complex

Jayman, J., Tourchi, A., Shabaninia, M., Maruf, M., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Complexities of Müllerian Anatomy in 46XX Cloacal Exstrophy Patients

Suson, K. D., Preece, J., DiCarlo, H., Baradaran, N. & Gearhart, J. P., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complications of bladder closure in cloacal exstrophy: Do osteotomy and reoperative closure factor in?

Friedlander, D. A., DiCarlo, H., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Oct 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Duplicated Renal Collecting System with Ectopic Ureter in Female Bladder Exstrophy: A Case Report

Sirisreetreerux, P., Lue, K. M., Michaud, J. E., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Mar 1 2016, In : Urology. 89, p. 129-131 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newborn exstrophy closure without osteotomy: Is there a role?

Inouye, B. M., Lue, K., Abdelwahab, M., DiCarlo, H., Young, E. E., Tourchi, A., Grewal, M., Hesh, C., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 12, 1, p. 51.e1-51.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wire in the hole: A case series of eroded intrapubic wire sutures causing genitourinary complications in the bladder exstrophy complex

Ko, J. S., Gupta, A. D., DiCarlo, H., Lue, K. & Gearhart, J. P., 2016, In : Canadian Journal of Urology. 23, 5, p. 8476-8479 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Children and elderly with stones: Stones for the ages!

DiCarlo, H. & Schulsinger, D. A., Jan 1 2015, Kidney Stone Disease: Say NO to Stones!. Springer International Publishing, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pediatric surgical complications of major genitourinary reconstruction in the exstrophy-epispadias complex

Stewart, F. D., Inouye, B. M., Goldstein, S. D., Shah, B. B., Massanyi, E. Z., DiCarlo, H., Kern, A. J., Tourchi, A., Baradaran, N. & Gearhart, J. P., 2015, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 50, 1, p. 167-170 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy and stones: Stubborn stone situation

DiCarlo, H. & Schulsinger, D. A., Jan 1 2015, Kidney Stone Disease: Say NO to Stones!. Springer International Publishing, p. 75-78 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Secondary Reclosure in Classic Bladder Exstrophy: Challenges and Outcomes

Inouye, B. M., DiCarlo, H., Young, E. E., Tourchi, A. & Gearhart, J. P., May 1 2015, In : Urology. 85, 5, p. 1179-1182 4 p., 19057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ureteral Reimplantation before Bladder Neck Reconstruction in Modern Staged Repair of Exstrophy Patients: Indications and Outcomes

Tourchi, A., DiCarlo, H., Inouye, B. M., Young, E., Gupta, A., Abdelwahab, M. & Gearhart, J. P., Apr 1 2015, In : Urology. 85, 4, p. 905-908 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urologic Considerations and Complications in Kidney Transplant Recipients

DiCarlo, H. & Darras, F. S., Jul 1 2015, In : Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease. 22, 4, p. 306-311 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Use of muscle pedicle flaps for failed bladder neck closure in the exstrophy spectrum

Michaud, J. E., Ko, J. S., Lue, K., DiCarlo, H., Redett, R. & Gearhart, J. P., Dec 2 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric Urology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Alemtuzumab with corticosteroid minimization for pediatric deceased donor renal transplantation: A seven-yr experience

Supe-Markovina, K., Melquist, J. J., Connolly, D., DiCarlo, H., Waltzer, W. C., Fine, R. N. & Darras, F. S., 2014, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 18, 4, p. 363-368 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Correction of hypospadias, epispadias, and bladder exstrophy

Young, E. E., DiCarlo, H., Massanyi, E. Z. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2014, Aesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Genitalia. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 207-236 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Editorial comment

Gearhart, J. P. & DiCarlo, H., 2014, In : Journal of Urology. 191, 5, p. 1387 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exstrophy-epispadias complex (epispadias classic bladder exstrophy and cloacal exstrophy), prune-belly syndrome, and bladder augmentation

DiCarlo, H., Benson, J. E. & Gearhart, J. P., Nov 1 2014, Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461486541. p. 413-427 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Impact of nephrectomy on long-term renal function in non-syndromic children treated for unifocal Wilms tumor

Kern, A. J. M., Inouye, B., Ko, J. S., Gorin, M., Allaf, M. E., Goldstein, S., DiCarlo, H., Shah, B. B. & Wang, M. H., Aug 1 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 4, p. 662-666 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of pelvic osteotomy on the incidence of inguinal hernias in classic bladder exstrophy

Lavien, G., DiCarlo, H., Shah, B. B., Eifler, J., Massanyi, E., Stec, A., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49, 10, p. 1496-1499 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Initial bladder closure of the cloacal exstrophy complex: Outcome related risk factors and keys to success

Shah, B. B., DiCarlo, H., Goldstein, S. D., Pierorazio, P. M., Inouye, B. M., Massanyi, E. Z., Kern, A., Koshy, J., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 49, 6, p. 1036-1040 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New advances in the pathophysiologic and radiologic basis of the exstrophy spectrum

Tourchi, A., Inouye, B. M., DiCarlo, H., Young, E., Ko, J. & Gearhart, J. P., 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 2, p. 212-218 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Re: Are osteotomies necessary for bladder exstrophy closure?

Inouye, B. M., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., 2014, In : Journal of Urology. 192, 1, p. 281-282 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reconstruction of congenital problems of the vulvovaginal region

DiCarlo, H., Massanyi, E. Z. & Gearhart, J. P., Jan 1 2014, Aesthetic and Functional Surgery of the Genitalia. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 45-70 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Role of urethral bulking agents in epispadias-exstrophy complex patients

Shah, B. B., Massanyi, E. Z., DiCarlo, H., Shear, D., Kern, A., Baradaran, N. & Gearhart, J. P., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 1, p. 176-180 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety and efficacy of staged pelvic osteotomies in the modern treatment of cloacal exstrophy

Inouye, B. M., Tourchi, A., DiCarlo, H., Young, E. E., Mhlanga, J., Ko, J. S., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 6, p. 1244-1248 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urologic complications of major genitourinary reconstruction in the exstrophy-epispadias complex

Inouye, B. M., Shah, B. B., Massanyi, E. Z., DiCarlo, H., Kern, A. J., Tourchi, A., Baradaran, N., Stewart, F. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Aug 1 2014, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 10, 4, p. 680-687 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Adenocarcinoma of the Ileal Conduit in a Patient Born With Classic Bladder Exstrophy

Ko, J. S., DiCarlo, H., Gupta, A. D., Ross, A. E., Eckhauser, F. & Bivalacqua, T., Dec 2013, In : Urology Case Reports. 1, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modern management of bladder exstrophy repair

Inouye, B. M., Massanyi, E. Z., DiCarlo, H., Shah, B. B. & Gearhart, J. P., Aug 2013, In : Current Urology Reports. 14, 4, p. 359-365 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Persistent vesicocutaneous fistula after repair of classic bladder exstrophy: A sign of failure?

Massanyi, E. Z., Shah, B., Schaeffer, A. J., DiCarlo, H., Sponseller, P. D. & Gearhart, J. P., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 9, 6 PART A, p. 867-871 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle