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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

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.” Journal of Endourology 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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Pauly, L. W., and B. W. Jentleson. “Preface.” Power in a Complex Global System, January 1, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

Neisius, Andreas, Jens Wöllner, Christian Thomas, Frederik C. Roos, Walburgis Brenner, Christian Hampel, Glenn M. Preminger, Joachim W. Thüroff, and Rolf Gillitzer. “Treatment efficacy and outcomes using a third generation shockwave lithotripter.” Bju Int 112, no. 7 (November 2013): 972–81. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.12159.

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Neisius, A., M. E. Lipkin, and G. M. Preminger. “Instrumentation and Surgical Technique: Step-by-Step Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Tube or Tubeless Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.” In Percutaneous Renal Surgery, 143–51, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118670903.ch15.

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Astroza, Gaston M., Andreas Neisius, Agnes J. Wang, Giao Nguyen, Greta Toncheva, Chu Wang, Natalie Januzis, et al. “Radiation exposure in the follow-up of patients with urolithiasis comparing digital tomosynthesis, non-contrast CT, standard KUB, and IVU.” J Endourol 27, no. 10 (October 2013): 1187–91. https://doi.org/10.1089/end.2013.0255.

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Preminger, Glenn M. “Micro-percutaneous nephrolithotomy (micro-PNL) vs retrograde intra-renal surgery (RIRS): dealer's choice? The devil is in the details.” Bju Int, August 2013. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.12301.

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Goldsmith, Zachariah G., Olugbemisola Oredein-McCoy, Leah Gerber, Lionel L. Bañez, David R. Sopko, Michael J. Miller, Glenn M. Preminger, and Michael E. Lipkin. “Emergent ureteric stent vs percutaneous nephrostomy for obstructive urolithiasis with sepsis: patterns of use and outcomes from a 15-year experience.” Bju Int 112, no. 2 (July 2013): E122–28. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.12161.

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