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Glenn Michael Preminger, MD

James F. Glenn, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Urology
Chief, Division of Urology
Director, Endourology, Metabolic Stone Disease, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Fellowship
Professor of Surgery
Office: 30 Duke Medicine Circle, Rm1573 Duke South, White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3167 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

1. Minimally invasive management of urologic diseases
2. Minimally invasive management of renal and ureteral stones
3. Medical management of nephrolithiasis
4. Bioeffects of shock wave lithotripsy
5. Basic physics of shock wave lithotripsy
6. Intracorporeal lithotripsy for stone fragmentation
7. Minimally invasive management of urinary tract obstruction, including ureteropelvic junction obstruction and ureteral strictures
8. Enhanced imaging modalities for minimally invasive surgery
9. Digital video imaging during endoscopic surgery
10. 3-D imaging modalities for minimally invasive surgery
11. Holmium laser applications in urology

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Mineral Metabolism, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Medical School, 1983 - 1985
  • Urology Residency, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1979 - 1983
  • Surgery Residency, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1977 - 1979
  • M.D., New York University, 1977

Publications

Youssef, Ramy F., Andreas Neisius, Zachariah G. Goldsmith, Momin Ghaffar, Matvey Tsivian, Richard H. Shin, Fernando Cabrera, et al. “Clinical outcomes after ureteroscopic lithotripsy in patients who initially presented with urosepsis: matched pair comparison with elective ureteroscopy.” J Endourol 28, no. 12 (December 2014): 1439–43. https://doi.org/10.1089/end.2014.0343.

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Youssef, R. F., G. M. Preminger, and M. E. Lipkin. “Potassium citrate and calcium stones: Benefit or risk?” In Practical Controversies in Medical Management of Stone Disease, 9781461495758:115–30, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-9575-8_9.

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Wijkstra, Hessel, Miranda Wijdenes, Peter Alken, Tomonori Habuchi, Andreas Skolarikos, Chang-Jun Yin, and Glenn Preminger. “Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society: the highest quality in global data collection.” J Endourol, September 2014. https://doi.org/10.1089/end.2014.1642.

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Kuntz, Nicholas J., Andreas Neisius, Gastón M. Astroza, Matvey Tsivian, Muhammad W. Iqbal, Ramy Youssef, Michael N. Ferrandino, Glenn M. Preminger, and Michael E. Lipkin. “Does body mass index impact the outcomes of tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy?” Bju Int 114, no. 3 (September 2014): 404–11. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.12538.

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Casalino, David D., Erick M. Remer, Jay T. Bishoff, Courtney A. Coursey, Manjiri Dighe, Howard J. Harvin, Marta E. Heilbrun, et al. “ACR appropriateness criteria post-treatment follow-up of renal cell carcinoma.” J Am Coll Radiol 11, no. 5 (May 2014): 443–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2014.01.023.

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Neisius, Andreas, Nathan B. Smith, Georgy Sankin, Nicholas John Kuntz, John Francis Madden, Daniel E. Fovargue, Sorin Mitran, et al. “Improving the lens design and performance of a contemporary electromagnetic shock wave lithotripter.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111, no. 13 (April 1, 2014): E1167–75. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1319203111.

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Rosette, Jean de la, John Denstedt, Petrisor Geavlete, Francis Keeley, Tadashi Matsuda, Margaret Pearle, Glenn Preminger, Olivier Traxer, and Olivier CROES URS Study Group. “The clinical research office of the endourological society ureteroscopy global study: indications, complications, and outcomes in 11,885 patients.” J Endourol 28, no. 2 (February 2014): 131–39. https://doi.org/10.1089/end.2013.0436.

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Cabrera, Fernando, Glenn M. Preminger, and Michael E. Lipkin. “As low as reasonably achievable: Methods for reducing radiation exposure during the management of renal and ureteral stones.” Indian J Urol 30, no. 1 (January 2014): 55–59. https://doi.org/10.4103/0970-1591.124208.

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