Glenn Michael Preminger

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James F. Glenn, M.D. Professor of Urology

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

Appointments and Affiliations

  • James F. Glenn, M.D. Professor of Urology
  • Professor of Surgery
  • Division Chief of Urology in the Department of Surgery

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: Duke Medicine Circle, Rm1573 Duke South, White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-5506
  • Email Address: glenn.preminger@duke.edu

Education:

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School, 1985
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979
  • M.D. New York University, 1977

Representative Publications:

    • Goldsmith, ZG; Astroza, GM; Wang, AJ; Simmons, WN; Iqbal, MW; Lipkin, ME; Preminger, GM; Ferrandino, MN, Optical performance comparison of deflectable laparoscopes for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery., Journal of Endourology, vol 26 no. 10 (2012), pp. 1340-1345 [10.1089/end.2012.0140] [abs].
    • Lipkin, ME; Mancini, JG; Toncheva, G; Wang, AJ; Anderson-Evans, C; Simmons, WN; Ferrandino, MN; Yoshizumi, TT; Preminger, GM, Organ-specific radiation dose rates and effective dose rates during percutaneous nephrolithotomy., Journal of Endourology, vol 26 no. 5 (2012), pp. 439-443 [10.1089/end.2011.0178] [abs].
    • Bader, MJ; Eisner, B; Porpiglia, F; Preminger, GM; Tiselius, H-G, Contemporary management of ureteral stones., European Urology, vol 61 no. 4 (2012), pp. 764-772 [10.1016/j.eururo.2012.01.009] [abs].
    • Lipkin, ME; Preminger, GM, Risk reduction strategy for radiation exposure during percutaneous nephrolithotomy., Current Opinion in Urology, vol 22 no. 2 (2012), pp. 139-143 [10.1097/MOU.0b013e32834fc36a] [abs].
    • Lipkin, ME; Wang, AJ; Toncheva, G; Ferrandino, MN; Yoshizumi, TT; Preminger, GM, Determination of patient radiation dose during ureteroscopic treatment of urolithiasis using a validated model., The Journal of Urology, vol 187 no. 3 (2012), pp. 920-924 [10.1016/j.juro.2011.10.159] [abs].
    • Tseng, TY; Preminger, GM, Kidney stones., Clinical Evidence, vol 2011 (2011) [abs].
    • Mynderse, LA; Roehrborn, CG; Partin, AW; Preminger, GM; Coté, EP, Results of a 5-year multicenter trial of a new generation cooled high energy transurethral microwave thermal therapy catheter for benign prostatic hyperplasia., The Journal of Urology, vol 185 no. 5 (2011), pp. 1804-1810 [10.1016/j.juro.2010.12.054] [abs].
    • Lipkin, ME; Mancini, JG; Zilberman, DE; Raymundo, ME; Yong, D; Ferrandino, MN; Miller, MJ; Yoshizumi, TT; Preminger, GM, Reduced radiation exposure with the use of an air retrograde pyelogram during fluoroscopic access for percutaneous nephrolithotomy., Journal of Endourology, vol 25 no. 4 (2011), pp. 563-567 [10.1089/end.2010.0431] [abs].
    • Krambeck, AE; Miller, NL; Humphreys, MR; Nakada, SY; Denstedt, JD; Razvi, H; Preminger, GM; Nadler, RB; Matlaga, BR; Paterson, RF; Chew, BH; Munch, LC; Handa, SE; Lingeman, JE, Randomized controlled, multicentre clinical trial comparing a dual-probe ultrasonic lithotrite with a single-probe lithotrite for percutaneous nephrolithotomy., Bju International, vol 107 no. 5 (2011), pp. 824-828 [10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09567.x] [abs].
    • Zilberman, DE; Tsivian, M; Lipkin, ME; Ferrandino, MN; Frush, DP; Paulson, EK; Preminger, GM, Low dose computerized tomography for detection of urolithiasis--its effectiveness in the setting of the urology clinic., The Journal of Urology, vol 185 no. 3 (2011), pp. 910-914 [10.1016/j.juro.2010.10.052] [abs].
    • Mancini, JG; Raymundo, EM; Lipkin, M; Zilberman, D; Yong, D; Bañez, LL; Miller, MJ; Preminger, GM; Ferrandino, MN, Factors affecting patient radiation exposure during percutaneous nephrolithotomy., The Journal of Urology, vol 184 no. 6 (2010), pp. 2373-2377 [10.1016/j.juro.2010.08.033] [abs].
    • Zilberman, DE; Ferrandino, MN; Preminger, GM; Paulson, EK; Lipkin, ME; Boll, DT, In vivo determination of urinary stone composition using dual energy computerized tomography with advanced post-acquisition processing., The Journal of Urology, vol 184 no. 6 (2010), pp. 2354-2359 [10.1016/j.juro.2010.08.011] [abs].
    • Zilberman, DE; Lipkin, ME; de la Rosette, JJ; Ferrandino, MN; Mamoulakis, C; Laguna, MP; Preminger, GM, Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy--the new standard of care?, The Journal of Urology, vol 184 no. 4 (2010), pp. 1261-1266 [10.1016/j.juro.2010.06.020] [abs].
    • Esch, E; Simmons, WN; Sankin, G; Cocks, HF; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, A simple method for fabricating artificial kidney stones of different physical properties., Urological Research, vol 38 no. 4 (2010), pp. 315-319 [10.1007/s00240-010-0298-x] [abs].
    • Preminger, GM, High burden and complex renal calculi: aggressive percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus multi-modal approaches., Archivio italiano di urologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale [di] Societa italiana di ecografia urologica e nefrologica / Associazione ricerche in urologia, vol 82 no. 1 (2010), pp. 37-40 [abs].
    • Scales, CD; Chandrashekar, AS; Robinson, MR; Cantor, DA; Sullivan, J; Haleblian, GE; Leitao, VA; Sur, RL; Borawski, KM; Koeberl, D; Kishnani, PS; Preminger, GM, Stone forming risk factors in patients with type Ia glycogen storage disease., The Journal of Urology, vol 183 no. 3 (2010), pp. 1022-1025 [10.1016/j.juro.2009.11.040] [abs].
    • Krambeck, AE; Walsh, RS; Denstedt, JD; Preminger, GM; Li, J; Evans, JC; Lingeman, JE; Lexington Trial Study Group, , A novel drug eluting ureteral stent: a prospective, randomized, multicenter clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a ketorolac loaded ureteral stent., The Journal of Urology, vol 183 no. 3 (2010), pp. 1037-1042 [10.1016/j.juro.2009.11.035] [abs].
    • Preminger, GM, Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: an extreme technical makeover for an old technique., Archivio italiano di urologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale [di] Societa italiana di ecografia urologica e nefrologica / Associazione ricerche in urologia, vol 82 no. 1 (2010), pp. 23-25 [abs].
    • Ferrandino, MN; Pierre, SA; Simmons, WN; Paulson, EK; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM, Dual-energy computed tomography with advanced postimage acquisition data processing: improved determination of urinary stone composition., Journal of Endourology, vol 24 no. 3 (2010), pp. 347-354 [10.1089/end.2009.0193] [abs].
    • Zilberman, DE; Preminger, GM, Long-term results of percutaneous nephrolithotomy: does prophylactic medical stone management make a difference?, Journal of Endourology, vol 23 no. 10 (2009), pp. 1773-1776 [10.1089/end.2009.0118] [abs].
    • Lingeman, JE; Preminger, GM; Goldfischer, ER; Krambeck, AE; Comfort Study Team, , Assessing the impact of ureteral stent design on patient comfort., The Journal of Urology, vol 181 no. 6 (2009), pp. 2581-2587 [10.1016/j.juro.2009.02.019] [abs].
    • Boll, DT; Patil, NA; Paulson, EK; Merkle, EM; Simmons, WN; Pierre, SA; Preminger, GM, Renal stone assessment with dual-energy multidetector CT and advanced postprocessing techniques: improved characterization of renal stone composition--pilot study., Radiology, vol 250 no. 3 (2009), pp. 813-820 [10.1148/radiol.2503080545] [abs].
    • Robinson, MR; Leitao, VA; Haleblian, GE; Scales, CD; Chandrashekar, A; Pierre, SA; Preminger, GM, Impact of long-term potassium citrate therapy on urinary profiles and recurrent stone formation., The Journal of Urology, vol 181 no. 3 (2009), pp. 1145-1150 [10.1016/j.juro.2008.11.014] [abs].
    • Pierre, SA; Ferrandino, MN; Simmons, WN; Fernandez, C; Zhong, P; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM, High definition laparoscopy: objective assessment of performance characteristics and comparison with standard laparoscopy., Journal of Endourology, vol 23 no. 3 (2009), pp. 523-528 [10.1089/end.2008.0277] [abs].
    • Ferrandino, MN; Bagrodia, A; Pierre, SA; Scales Jr, CD; Rampersaud, E; Pearle, MS; Preminger, GM, Radiation exposure in the acute and short-term management of urolithiasis at 2 academic centers., The Journal of Urology, vol 181 no. 2 (2009), pp. 668-672 [10.1016/j.juro.2008.10.012] [abs].
    • Ferrandino, MN; Monga, M; Preminger, GM, Adjuvant therapy after surgical stone management., Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, vol 16 no. 1 (2009), pp. 52-59 [10.1053/j.ackd.2008.10.007] [abs].
    • de la Rosette, JJMCH; Tsakiris, P; Ferrandino, MN; Elsakka, AM; Rioja, J; Preminger, GM, Beyond prone position in percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a comprehensive review., European Urology, vol 54 no. 6 (2008), pp. 1262-1269 [10.1016/j.eururo.2008.08.012] [abs].
    • Kaufman, DW; Kelly, JP; Curhan, GC; Anderson, TE; Dretler, SP; Preminger, GM; Cave, DR, Oxalobacter formigenes may reduce the risk of calcium oxalate kidney stones., Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, vol 19 no. 6 (2008), pp. 1197-1203 [10.1681/ASN.2007101058] [abs].
    • Kesler, SS; Pierre, SA; Brison, DI; Preminger, GM; Munver, R, Use of the Escape nitinol stone retrieval basket facilitates fragmentation and extraction of ureteral and renal calculi: a pilot study., Journal of Endourology, vol 22 no. 6 (2008), pp. 1213-1217 [10.1089/end.2008.0070] [abs].
    • Haleblian, GE; Leitao, VA; Pierre, SA; Robinson, MR; Albala, DM; Ribeiro, AA; Preminger, GM, Assessment of citrate concentrations in citrus fruit-based juices and beverages: implications for management of hypocitraturic nephrolithiasis., Journal of Endourology, vol 22 no. 6 (2008), pp. 1359-1366 [10.1089/end.2008.0069] [abs].
    • Harper, JD; Ebrahimi, KY; Auge, BK; Lamberton, GR; Pham, AK; Zuppan, C; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM; Baldwin, DD, Comparison of a novel radially dilating balloon ureteral access sheath to a conventional sheath in the porcine model., The Journal of Urology, vol 179 no. 5 (2008), pp. 2042-2045 [10.1016/j.juro.2007.12.042] [abs].
    • Sur, RL; Haleblian, GE; Cantor, DA; Springhart, WP; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM, Efficacy of intravesical ropivacaine injection on urinary symptoms following ureteral stenting: a randomized, controlled study., Journal of Endourology, vol 22 no. 3 (2008), pp. 473-478 [10.1089/end.2007.9847] [abs].
    • Ferrandino, MN; Preminger, GM, Ureteroscopic management of stones in anomalous kidneys., Archivio italiano di urologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale [di] Societa italiana di ecografia urologica e nefrologica / Associazione ricerche in urologia, vol 80 no. 1 (2008), pp. 18-20 [abs].
    • Robinson, MR; Norris, RD; Sur, RL; Preminger, GM, Urolithiasis: not just a 2-legged animal disease., The Journal of Urology, vol 179 no. 1 (2008), pp. 46-52 [10.1016/j.juro.2007.08.123] [abs].
    • Preminger, GM; Tiselius, H-G; Assimos, DG; Alken, P; Buck, C; Gallucci, M; Knoll, T; Lingeman, JE; Nakada, SY; Pearle, MS; Sarica, K; Türk, C; Wolf, JS; EAU/AUA Nephrolithiasis Guideline Panel, , 2007 guideline for the management of ureteral calculi., The Journal of Urology, vol 178 no. 6 (2007), pp. 2418-2434 [10.1016/j.juro.2007.09.107] [abs].
    • Auge, BK; Sarvis, JA; L'esperance, JO; Preminger, GM, Practice patterns of ureteral stenting after routine ureteroscopic stone surgery: a survey of practicing urologists., Journal of Endourology, vol 21 no. 11 (2007), pp. 1287-1291 [10.1089/end.2007.0038] [abs].
    • Kijvikai, K; Haleblian, GE; Preminger, GM; de la Rosette, J, Shock wave lithotripsy or ureteroscopy for the management of proximal ureteral calculi: an old discussion revisited., The Journal of Urology, vol 178 no. 4 Pt 1 (2007), pp. 1157-1163 [10.1016/j.juro.2007.05.132] [abs].
    • Haleblian, GE; Sur, RL; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM, Subcutaneous bupivacaine infiltration and postoperative pain perception after percutaneous nephrolithotomy., The Journal of Urology, vol 178 no. 3 Pt 1 (2007), pp. 925-928 [10.1016/j.juro.2007.05.025] [abs].
    • Haleblian, GE; Cantor, DA; Sur, RL; Assimos, DG; Preminger, GM, Nephrolithiasis in identical twins: the impact of nature vs nurture., Bju International, vol 100 no. 3 (2007), pp. 621-623 [10.1111/j.1464-410X.2007.06936.x] [abs].
    • Pierre, S; Preminger, GM, Holmium laser for stone management., World Journal of Urology, vol 25 no. 3 (2007), pp. 235-239 [10.1007/s00345-007-0162-y] [abs].
    • Kang, DE; Maloney, MM; Haleblian, GE; Springhart, WP; Honeycutt, EF; Eisenstein, EL; Marguet, CG; Preminger, GM, Effect of medical management on recurrent stone formation following percutaneous nephrolithotomy., The Journal of Urology, vol 177 no. 5 (2007), pp. 1785-1788 [10.1016/j.juro.2007.01.061] [abs].
    • Kang, DE; Sur, RL; Haleblian, GE; Fitzsimons, NJ; Borawski, KM; Preminger, GM, Long-term lemonade based dietary manipulation in patients with hypocitraturic nephrolithiasis., The Journal of Urology, vol 177 no. 4 (2007), pp. 1358-1362 [10.1016/j.juro.2006.11.058] [abs].
    • Fuh, E; Haleblian, GE; Norris, RD; Albala, DM; Simmons, N; Zhong, P; Preminger, GM, The effect of frequency doubled double pulse Nd : YAG laser fiber proximity to the target stone on transient cavitation and acoustic emission, The Journal of Urology, vol 177 no. 4 (2007), pp. 1542-1545 [abs].
    • Springhart, WP; Marguet, CG; Sur, RL; Norris, RD; Delvecchio, FC; Young, MD; Sprague, P; Gerardo, CA; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM, Forced versus minimal intravenous hydration in the management of acute renal colic: a randomized trial., Journal of Endourology, vol 20 no. 10 (2006), pp. 713-716 [10.1089/end.2006.20.713] [abs].
    • Auge, BK; Maloney, ME; Mathias, BJ; Pietrow, PK; Preminger, GM, Metabolic abnormalities associated with calyceal diverticular stones., Bju International, vol 97 no. 5 (2006), pp. 1053-1056 [10.1111/j.1464-410X.2006.06134.x] [abs].
    • Springhart, WP; Tan, YH; Albala, DM; Perelman, J; Teichman, JM; Preminger, GM, Use of Stone Cone minimizes stone migration during percutaneous nephrolithotomy., Urology, vol 67 no. 5 (2006), pp. 1066-1068 [10.1016/j.urology.2005.11.064] [abs].
    • Borawski, KM; Sur, RL; Preminger, GM, Renal calculi presenting as hyperhidrosis in patient with spinal cord injury., Urology, vol 67 no. 5 (2006), pp. 1084.e13-1084.e14 [10.1016/j.urology.2005.11.007] [abs].
    • Preminger, GM, Management of lower pole renal calculi: shock wave lithotripsy versus percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus flexible ureteroscopy., Urological Research, vol 34 no. 2 (2006), pp. 108-111 [10.1007/s00240-005-0020-6] [abs].