Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

1. G. Coughlin, K.J. Palmer, K. Shah. V.R. Patel. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: Functional Outcomes;
Archivos Espanoles De Urologia 2007:4 408-420

2. Patel VR, Shah K, Palmer KJ, Thaly R, Coughlin G. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a report of the current state. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2007 Sep;7(9):1269-78.

3. Patel VR, Patil N, Coughlin G. Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: a review of minimally invasive treatment options for ureteropelvic junction obstruction:
J Robotic Surg 2008 1:247-252

4. Palmer KJ, Lowe GJ, Coughlin GD, Patil N, Patel VR. Launching a successful robotic surgery program.
J Endourol. 2008 Apr;22(4):819-24.

5. K. Yoshioka, T. Hatano, Y. Nakagami, C. Ozu, Y. Horiguchi, H. Yonou, M. Tachibana, G. Coughlin and V. R. Patel. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: initial 15 cases in Japan.
J Robotic Surg 2008 2: 85-88

6. Lavery HJ, Thaly R, Albala D, Ahlering T, Shalhav A, Lee D, Fagin R, Wiklund P, Dasgupta P, Costello AJ, Tewari A, Coughlin G, Patel VR. Robotic equipment malfunction during robotic prostatectomy: a multi-institutional study.
J Endourol 2008 Sep;22(9):2165-8.

7. Palmer KJ, Shah K, Samavedi S, Coughlin G, Patel VR. Robot-assisted radical cystectomy.
J Endourol 2008 Sep;22(9):2073-7; discussion 2079

8. Patel VR, Palmer KJ, Coughlin G, Samavedi S. Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Perioperative Outcomes of 1500 Cases.
J Endourol 2008 Oct 22(10):2299-305..

9. Geoff Coughlin, Pankaj P. Dangle, Nilesh N. Patil, Kenneth J. Palmer, Jill Woolard, Cathy Jensen, Vipul Patel. Surgery Illustrated – Focus on DetailsModified posterior reconstruction of the rhabdosphincter: application to robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy.
BJU int 2008 Nov 102(10) 1482-1485.

10. Shivam Kalan, Geoff Coughlin, Kenneth J. Palmer and Vipul R. Patel. Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: an athermal anterior approach to the seminal vesicle dissection.
J Robotic Surg 2008 Dec 2 (4) 223-226

11. Geoffrey Coughlin, Pankaj P. Dangle, Kenneth J. Palmer, Srinivas Samevedi and Vipul R. Patel. Athermal early retrograde release of the neurovascular bundle during nerve-sparing robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.
J Robotic Surg 2009 Mar 3 (1)

12. Coughlin G, Samavedi S, Palmer KJ, Patel VR. Role of Image Guidance systems during NOTES.
J Endourol. 2009 May;23(5) 803-12

13. Sooriakumaran P, Gibbs P, Coughlin G, Attard V, Elmslie F, Kingswood C, Taylor J, Corbishley C, Patel U, Anderson C. Angiomyolipomata: challenges, solutions, and future prospects based on over 100 cases treated.
BJU int, 2009 June

14. Lin VC, Coughlin G, Savamedi S, Palmer KJ, Coelho RF, Patel VR. Modified transverse plication for bladder neck reconstruction during robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy.
BJU Int. 2009 Sep;104(6):878-81.

15. Coelho RF, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Moniz RR, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Coughlin G, Patel VR. Early Complication Rates in a Single-Surgeon Series of 2500 Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomies: Report Applying a Standardized Grading System.
Eur Urol. 2010 Feb

16. Patel VR, Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Sivaraman A, Coughlin G. Continence, potency and oncological outcomes after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy: early trifecta results of a high-volume surgeon.
BJU Int. 2010 Jul

17. Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Orvieto MA, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Coughlin G, Patel VR. Influence of Modified Posterior Reconstruction of the Rhabdosphincter on Early Recovery of Continence and Anastomotic Leakage Rates after Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy.
Eur Urol. 2010 Aug

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. Challacombe B, Weston R, Coughlin G, Murphy D, Dasgupta P. Live surgical demonstrations in urology: valuable educational tool or putting patients at risk? BJU Int. 2010 Dec;106(11):1571-4.

19. Patel VR, Sivaraman A, Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Palmer KJ, Orvieto MA, Camacho I, Coughlin G, Rocco B.: Pentafecta: a new concept for reporting outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2011 May;59(5):702-7. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

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Chauhan S, Patel MB, Coelho R, Liss M, Rocco B, Sivaraman AK, Palmer KJ, Coughlin GD, Ferrigni RG, Castle EP, Ahlering TE, Parra-Davila E, Patel VR. Preliminary Analysis of the Feasibility and Safety of Salvage Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy After Radiation Failure: Multi-Institutional Perioperative and Short-Term Functional Outcomes. J Endourol. 2011 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]

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Patel VR, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Orvieto M, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Kameh D, Santoro L, Coughlin GD, Liss M, Jeong W, Malcolm J, Stern JM, Sharma S, Zorn KC, Shikanov S, Shalhav AL, Zagaja GP, Ahlering TE, Rha KH, Albala DM, Fabrizio MD, Lee DI, Chauhan S. Positive surgical margins after robotic assisted radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional study. J Urol. 2011 Aug;186(2):511-6. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

22.
Patel VR, Coelho RF, Rocco B, Orvieto M, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Kameh D, Santoro L, Coughlin GD, Liss M, Jeong W, Malcolm J, Stern JM, Sharma S, Zorn KC, Shikanov S, Shalhav AL, Zagaja GP, Ahlering TE, Rha KH, Albala DM, Fabrizio MD, Lee DI, Chauhan S. Positive surgical margins after robotic assisted radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional study. J Urol. 2011 Aug;186(2):511-6. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

23. Coelho RF, Chauhan S, Guglielmetti GB, Orvieto MA, Sivaraman A, Palmer KJ, Rocco B, Coughlin G, Hassan RE, Dall'oglio MF, Patel VR. Does the presence of median lobe affect outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy? J Endourol. 2012 Mar;26(3):264-70.

24. Gardiner RA, Yaxley J, Coughlin G, Dunglison N, Occhipinti S, Younie S, Carter R, Williams S, Medcraft R, Bennett N, Lavin M, Chambers SK. Study Protocol: A randomised trial of robotic and open prostatectomy in men with localised prostate cancer. BMC Cancer 2012, 12:189

25. Hall RM, Linklater N, Coughlin G. Robotic and open radical prostatectomy in the public health sector: cost comparison. ANZ J Surg. 2013 Feb 6

26. Lah K, Desai D, Hadway P, Perry-Keene J, Coughlin G. Primary vesical clear cell adenocarcinoma arising in endometriosis: a rare case of mullerian origin. Anticancer Res. 2013 Feb;33(2):615-7.


27. Gardiner RA, Coughlin GD, Yaxley JW, Dunglison NT, Occhipinti S, Younie SJ, Carter RC, Williams SG, Medcraft RJ, Samaratunga HM, Perry-Keene JL, Payton DJ, Lavin MF, Chambers SK. A Progress Report on a Prospective Randomised Trial of Open and Robotic Prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2013 Oct 31.

28. Shin JW, Kim J, Kwak JM, Hara M, Cheon J, Kang SH, Kang SG, Stevenson AR, Coughlin G, Kim SH. First report: robotic pelvic exenteration for locally advanced rectal cancer. Colorectal Dis. 2014 Jan;16(1):9-14.

29 Stafford RE, Ashton-Miller JA, Constantinou C, Coughlin G, Lutton NJ, Hodges PW. Pattern of activation of pelvic floor muscles in men differs with verbal instructions. Neurourol Urodyn. 2015 Mar 1. doi: 10.1002/nau.22745.

30. Samaratunga H, Delahunt B, Gianduzzo T, Coughlin G, Duffy D, LeFevre I, Johannsen S, Egevad L, Yaxley J. The prognostic significance of the 2014 International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) grading system for prostate cancer. Pathology. 2015 Oct;47(6):515-9.

31. Stafford RE, Coughlin G, Lutton NJ, Hodges PW. Validity of Estimation of Pelvic Floor Muscle Activity from Transperineal Ultrasound Imaging in Men. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 7;10(12)

32. Keller A, Gericke C, Whitty JA, Yaxley J, Kua B, Coughlin G, Gianduzzo T. A Cost-Utility Analysis of Prostate Cancer Screening in Australia.
Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2017 Feb;15(1):95-111.

33. Meredith G, Wong D, Yaxley J, Coughlin G, Thompson L, Kua B, Gianduzzo T. The use of 
68  Ga-PSMA PET CT in men with biochemical recurrence after definitive treatment of acinar prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2016 Oct;118 Suppl 3:49-55.

34. Roberts MJ, Yaxley JW, Coughlin GD, Gianduzzo TR, Esler RC, Dunglison NT, Chambers SK, Medcraft RJ, Chow CW, Schirra HJ, Richards RS, Kienzle N, Lu M, Brereton I, Samaratunga H, Perry-Keene J, Payton D, Oyama C, Doi SA, Lavin MF, Gardiner RA. Can atorvastatin with metformin change the natural history of prostate cancer as characterized by molecular, metabolomic, imaging and pathological variables? A randomized controlled trial protocol. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 Sep;50:16-20.

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Yaxley JW, Coughlin GD, Chambers SK, Occhipinti S, Samaratunga H, Zajdlewicz L, Dunglison N, Carter R, Williams S, Payton DJ, Perry-Keene J, Lavin MF, Gardiner RA. Robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy versus open radical retropubic prostatectomy: early outcomes from a randomised controlled phase 3 study. Lancet. 2016 Sep 10;388(10049):1057-66.

36. .Meredith G, Wong D, Yaxley J, Coughlin G, Thompson L, Kua B, Gianduzzo T.
BJU The use of 68  Ga-PSMA PET CT in men with biochemical recurrence after definitive treatment of acinar prostate cancer Int. 2016 Oct;118 Suppl 3:49-55. doi: 10.1111/bju.13616. Epub 2016 Sep 23.

37. Williams S, Yaxley JW, Coughlin GD, Gardiner RA. A randomised control trial of salvage radiotherapy and androgen deprivation therapy following prostatectomy: commentary on five year follow-up findings.
Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Dec;5(6):971-973.

38.
Keller A, Gericke C, Whitty JA, Yaxley J, Kua B, Coughlin G, Gianduzzo T. A Cost-Utility Analysis of Prostate Cancer Screening in Australia.Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2017 Feb;15(1):95-111

39. Siriwardana A, Thompson J, van Leeuwen PJ, Doig S, Kalsbeek A, Emmett L, Delprado W, Wong D, Samaratunga H, Haynes
IAM, Coughlin G, Stricker P. nitial multicentre experience of 68 gallium-PSMA PET/CT guided robot-assisted salvage lymphadenectomy: acceptable safety profile but oncological benefit appears limited.
BJU Int. 2017 May 26. doi: 10.1111/bju.13919. [Epub ahead of print]

40. Samaratunga H, Delahunt B, Srigley JR, Yaxley J, Johannsen S, Coughlin G, Gianduzzo T, Kua B, Patterson I, Nacey JN, Egevad L.
Mucinous adenocarcinoma of prostate and prostatic adenocarcinoma with mutinous components: a clinicopathological analysis of 143 cases.Histopathology. 2017 Jun 7. doi: 10.1111/his.13278. [Epub ahead of print]

41. Dagher J, Delahunt B, Rioux-Leclercq N, Egevad L, Srigley JR, Coughlin G, Dunglinson N, Gianduzzo T, Kua B, Malone G, Martin B, Preston J, Pokorny M, Wood S, Yaxley J, Samaratunga H.
Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: Validation of WHO/ISUP grading.
Histopathology. 2017 Jul 18. doi: 10.1111/his.13311. [Epub ahead of print]

42. Stafford RE, van den Hoorn W, Coughlin G, Hodges PW.
Postprostatectomy incontinence is related to pelvic floor displacements observed with trans-perineal ultrasound imaging. Neurourol Urodyn. 2017 Jul 26. doi: 10.1002/nau.23371. [Epub ahead of print]










Book Chapters

1. Vipul R. Patel, Kenneth J. Palmer, Geoff Coughlin, Mario F. Chammas. Robotic Prostatectomy in:, P Dasgupta editor. Urologic Robotic Surgery in Clinical Practice: Springer, 2009

2. Rafael Coelho Geoff Coughlin and Vipul R Patel. Robotic Prostatectomy in: P Dasgupta editor.
New Technologies in Urology by Springer: Springer 2010

3. Coughlin G and Patel VR, Robot Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Management of the difficult case in Atlas of Robotic Urologic Surgery by Springer-Humana Press. - in press


Abstracts - Accepted for presentation at International Meetings

Societe Internationale d'Urologie Paris, France: Sep 2007

1. The advanced learning curve in Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Raidcal Prostatectomy: A multi-institutional study

2. Radiofrequency Ablation of renal tumors: an alternative for patients with imperative indication for nephron-sparing surgery or those with significant co-morbidities

3 Robotic equipment malfunction during robotic prostatectomy: a multi-institutional study

4. Examining the financial costs of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

5. Motivating influences for patients seeking consultation for robotic prostatectomy

6. High resolution imaging of the radical prostatectomy specimen: Feasibility to predict positive margin status

7. Evaluation of the continuous vesicourethral anastomosis after robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

8. Robotic-Assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: Perioperative outcomes of 1500 consecutive cases

9. Development of a multi-specialty robotic surgery program

10. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic ureteral implantation with psoas hitch: A multi-institutional multination evaluation of 13 cases

11. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Technical refinements essential for success

12. Histopathologic outcomes of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: an analysis of positive margin status

13. Operative complications of Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: The learning curve and beyond- a single surgeon series

14. Early retrograde release of the neurovascular bundle during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

15. Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in patients with previous inguinal meshplasty: Technique and perioperative outcome


Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, San Francisco: Sep 2007

1. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Peri-operative Outcomes of 1200 Cases

2. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: ‘Tricks of the Trade’

3. Is the Learning Curve Endless? One Surgeon’s Experience with Robotic Prostatectom

4. Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Histopathologic Data of 1200 Cases

5. Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: complication data of 1200 cases

6. Radiofrequency Ablation of Renal Tumors: Technique and Outcome



World Congress of Endourology & SWL, Cancun: Nov 2007

1. Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: “Tricks of the trade”

2. Use of periurethral suspension stitch during Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

3. Early retrograde release of the Neurovascular Bundle during Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

4. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in patients with penile implants

5. Management of Difficult Anatomy During Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

6. Reconstruction of posterior rhabdosphincter reconstruction (Rocco stitch) during Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy for early improvement of continence

7. Managing challenging scenerios presented by patients with BMI >30 during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

8. Effects of Deep Trendelenburg Positioning and Anesthesia on Intraocular Pressure

9. An Imaging-Pathology Correlation For Prostate Cancer Detection- A Study Using DCE-MRI At 3T Without An Endorectal Coil: Its Use As A Pre-Surgical Road Map.

10. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: Peri-operative Outcomes of 1500 Cases

11. Is the learning curve endless? A single surgeon's experience with Robotic Prostatectomy

12. The Advanced Learning Curve in Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multi-Institutional Survey

13. Operative Complications of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy - The Learning curve and Beyond

14. Development of a multi-specialty Robotic Surgery Program

15. Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Ureteral Reimplantation with Psoas Hitch: A multi-institutional multinational evaluation of 13 Cases

16. International Multispeciality Robotic Surgery Training Center: The Ohio State University Experience

17. Examining the financial costs of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy

18. Motivating influences for patients seeking consultation for Robotic Prostatectomy

19. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prosatectomy in Prostates Larger than 80gms

20. Robotic Equipment Malfunction During Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multi-institutional Study

21. Evaluation of the continuous vesicourethral anastomosis during Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

22. Histopathologic Outcomes Of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: An Analysis Of Positive Margin Status In 1238 Consecutive Cases

23. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prosatectomy: Can the learning curve be defined by perioperative outcomes?

24. Radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors: an alternative for patients with imperative indication for nephron-sparing surgery or those with significant co-morbidities

25. A Systematic Approach to Training Urology Residents to Perform Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: The Ohio State University Experience.

26. Laproscopic cryotherapy for T1renal tumours: the initial UK experience

27. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prosatectomy in patients with prior inguinal meshplasty

28. High resolution imaging of the radical prosatectomy specimen: feasibility to predict positive margins status


American Urological Association North Central, Florida: Oct 2007

1. Early Retrograde Release of the Neurovascular Bundle during Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

2. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in patients with penile implants.

3. Robotic Assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation with psoas hitch; a multinational multiinstituitional study of 13 cases.

4. Robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients with previous inguinal meshplasty; technique and perioperative outcomes.

5. Technical refinements essential for urethral preservation and early regain of urinary continence in robotic assisted radical prostatectomy.

6. Histopathological outcomes in 1500 cases of Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomies

7. Complications in 1500 Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomies : A single surgeon series.

8. OCT for imaging positive surgical margins.

9. Robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty:tricks of the trade

10. Advanced learning curve in Robotic Prostatectomy

11. Financial costs in Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomies

12. Robotic Equipment malfunction an multi institutional  analysis.


Europen Association of Urology Congress, Milan: Mar 2008

1. The Advanced Learning Curve in Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multi-Institutional Survey

2. Operative Complications of 1800 Robotic Radical Prostatectomies - The Learning curve and Beyond

3. Early Retrograde Release of the Neurovascular Bundle during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

4. Managing Challenging Anatomy During Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy


World Robotic Urology Symposium, Orlando: Mar 2008

1. Robotic Equipment Malfunction During Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multinstitutional Study

2. The Advanced Learning Curve in Robotic Prostatectomy: A Multi-Institutional Survey



American Urological Association, Orlando: May 2008

1. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in patients with penile implants: technique and outcome

2. Management of Difficult Anatomy During Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

3. An Imaging-Pathology Correlation For Prostate Cancer Detection- A Study Using DCE-MRI At 3T Without An Endorectal Coil: Its Use As A Pre-Surgical Road Map

European Robotic Urology Symposium, Prague: Sep 2008

1. Techniques to improve early return of urinary continence following Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

2. Techniques of nerve sparing during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy: 1st place prize

3. Management of challenging bladder neck anatomy during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

4. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: tips and tricks

5. Robotic Pyeloplasty: technique and outcomes of 100 cases


Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM, Perth: Feb 2010

1. Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection during Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: a video guide to Surgical Technique

Australian - Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Alliance Symposium: Gold Coast, Australia: Aug 2010

1. Robotic radical prostatectomy vs open radical prostatectomy in the public health sector:  a cost comparison based on pure casemix funding.

11th Australasian Prostate Cancer Conference: Melbourne : Aug 2010

1. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic extended pelvic lymph node dissection during robotic prostatectomy: technique and outcomes

2.
Moderator for live surgical case by Dr Alex Mottrie.

12th Australasian Prostate Cancer Conference: Melbourne Aug 2011

1. Robotic radical prostatectomy vs open radical prostatectomy in the public health sector:  a cost comparison based on pure casemix funding.

27th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology Feb 2012

1. Laparoscopic management of urinary tract trauma is feasible in many circumstances: a multi-institution perspective

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM: Darwin May 2012

1. Laparoscopic management of urinary tract trauma is feasible in many circumstances: a multi-institution perspective
2.
Robot assisted partial nephrectomy in the public sector: the initial Australian experience

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand Northern Section: Noosa: Oct 2012

1. Robotic-assisted radical cystectomy: technique and results of our initial experience

European Robotic Urological Society annual meeting:

Live Surgical Case – Robotic Prostatectomy, Stockholm, Swe, Sept 2013

National Bladder and Kidney cancer symposium Melbourne AUS, Feb 2014

Australia Prostate Cancer Congress: Cairns AUS, Aug 2015

SIU 2015: 35th Congress of the Societe Internationale d'Urologie, Melbourne AUS Oct 2015

National Bladder and Kidney cancer symposium Melbourne AUS, Feb 2016

Australia Prostate Cancer Congress: Melbourne AUS, Aug 2016






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