Heather DiCarlo

Assistant Professor

20132019
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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

Bladder Exstrophy
Pelvic Floor
Dissection
Arm
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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

Quality Improvement
Databases
Pediatrics
Linear Models
Odds Ratio
Surgical Specialties
Bladder Exstrophy
Databases
Pediatrics
Quality Improvement

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Traction
Immobilization
Length of Stay
Urinary Bladder

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

Urinary Bladder
Epispadias
Osteotomy
Immobilization
Umbilical Hernia

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

Learning
Operative Time
Bladder Exstrophy
Operating Rooms
Surgeons

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

Epispadias
Bladder Exstrophy
Urinary Bladder Fistula
Urinary Bladder
Prolapse
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

Hypospadias
Skin
Scrotum
Penis
Hair

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

Cystectomy
Pediatrics
Urinary Diversion
Urinary Bladder
Population

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Osteotomy
Urinary Bladder
Epispadias
Urinary Diversion

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Prostate
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Arteries
Pelvis

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Immobilization
Lower Extremity
Newborn Infant
Traction

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Blood Transfusion
Osteotomy
Urinary Bladder
Operative Time

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Urinary Bladder
Urinary Diversion
Growth
Osteotomy

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

Epispadias
Acellular Dermis
Fistula
Urinary Bladder
Tissue and Organ Harvesting
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

Epispadias
Autophagy
Cell Proliferation
Apoptosis
Urinary Bladder

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

Epispadias
Transforming Growth Factor beta
Rabbits
Smooth Muscle Myocytes
Staining and Labeling

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Osteotomy
Immobilization
Traction
Epidural Anesthesia

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Reproductive Health
Epispadias
Surveys and Questionnaires
Azoospermia

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Fistula
Muscles
Urinary Fistula

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

Epispadias
Polyps
Urinary Bladder
Parturition
Bladder Exstrophy
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

Anatomy
Vagina
Sexual Behavior
Operating Rooms
Physical Examination

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

Osteotomy
Urinary Bladder
Retrospective Studies
Quality of Life
Databases

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Replantation
Ureter
Newborn Infant
Kidney

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

Osteotomy
Urinary Bladder
Newborn Infant
Bladder Exstrophy
Prolapse

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Pelvis
Sutures
Pubic Symphysis Diastasis
Urinary Bladder
2015

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

Epispadias
Urinary Diversion
Pediatrics
Colon
Abdominal Abscess

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Osteotomy
Urinary Bladder
Immobilization
Epispadias

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

Vesico-Ureteral Reflux
Replantation
Urinary Bladder
Urinary Tract Infections
Bladder Exstrophy

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

Transplants
Kidney
Kidney Transplantation
Graft Survival
Lymphocele

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

Urinary Bladder
Muscles
Bladder Exstrophy
Intraoperative Complications
History
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

Kidney Transplantation
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Tissue Donors
Pediatrics
Steroids

Editorial comment

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians' Practice Patterns
Bladder Exstrophy
Health Resources

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

Wilms Tumor
Nephrectomy
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Kidney
Chronic Renal Insufficiency

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Inguinal Hernia
Osteotomy
Incidence
Urinary Bladder

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

Urinary Bladder
Osteotomy
History
Demography
External Fixators

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

Epispadias
Bladder Exstrophy
Pelvis
Urogenital System
Inborn Genetic Diseases

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Osteotomy

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

Epispadias
Urinary Bladder
Injections

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

Osteotomy
Safety
Therapeutics

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

Epispadias
Ileum
Colon
Pyelonephritis
Population
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

Bladder Exstrophy
Urinary Diversion
Adenocarcinoma
Sigmoid Colon
Ureter

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

Epispadias
Bladder Exstrophy
Pelvic Bones
Urogenital System
Abdominal Wall

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

Bladder Exstrophy
Fistula
Urinary Bladder
Osteotomy
Immobilization

Review and management of 46,XY Disorders of Sex Development

Massanyi, E. Z., DiCarlo, H., Migeon, C. J. & Gearhart, J. P., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Pediatric Urology. 9, 3, p. 368-379 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

XY Disorders of Sex Development 46
Androgens
Patient Education
Karyotype
Therapeutics

The fate of the complete female epispadias and exstrophy bladder - Is there a difference?

Suson, K. D., Preece, J., Baradaran, N., DiCarlo, H. & Gearhart, J. P., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Urology. 190, 4 SUPPL, p. 1583-1588 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epispadias
Bladder Exstrophy
Urinary Bladder
Growth