Dr Venu Chalasani

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9979 5122
Fax +61 2 9979 6521

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Selected grants

2013

  • Adding mitomycin C to intravesical BCG for high-risk, non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a randomised phase 3 trial; Hayne D, Patel M, Stockler M, Sengupta S, Frydenberg M, Chalasani V, Gebski V, Davis I; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Chalasani, V., Izawa, J. (2009). Surgical Anatomy of the Pelvis. In Stephen W Leslie (Eds.), Urology Review Board Pearls of Wisdom, (pp. 61-73). United States of America: McGraw-Hill. United States.

Journals

  • Bhatia, D., Winter, M., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2014). Bladder scanner pitfalls: beware ovarian cysts. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 75(4), 232-233. [More Information]
  • Nalavenkata, S., Winter, M., Pickett, J., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2014). Fibrous Pseudotumor of the Penis - An Unusual Finding During Repair of Fractured Penis. Urology Case Reports, 2, 13-15. [More Information]
  • Garcia, C., Winter, M., Chalasani, V., Dean, T. (2014). Penile Abscess: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Urology Case Reports, 2, 17-19. [More Information]
  • Houghton, B., Chalasani, V., Hayne, D., Grimison, P., Brown, C., Patel, M., Davis, I., Stockler, M. (2013). Intravesical chemotherapy plus bacille Calmette-Guerin in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. BJU International, 111(6), 977-933. [More Information]
  • Woo, H., Thangasamy, I., Chalasani, V. (2013). Photoselective vaporization with the green light laser vs transurethral resection of the prostate for treating benign prostate hyperplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJU International, 111(4), E137. [More Information]
  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2013). Use of Clavien-Dindo Classi�?cation in Reporting and Grading Complications after Urological Surgical Procedures: Analysis of 2010 to 2012. The Journal of Urology, 190(4), 1271-1274. [More Information]
  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2012). Conversion rates of abstracts presented at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting into full-text journal articles. BJU International, 110(4), 485-489. [More Information]
  • Thangasamy, I., Chalasani, V., Bachmann, A., Woo, H. (2012). Photoselective Vaporisation of the Prostate Using 80-W and 120-W Laser Versus Transurethral Resection of the Prostate for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis from 2002 to 2012. European Urology, 62(2), 315-323. [More Information]
  • Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Martínez, C., Osbourne, E., Stitt, L., Izawa, J., Pautler, S. (2011). Cumulative summation graphs are a useful tool for monitoring positive surgical margin rates in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. BJU International, 107(10), 1648-4096. [More Information]
  • Lu, C., Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Chin, J. (2011). Immunotherapy for metastatic prostate cancer: where are we at with sipuleucel-T? Expert opinion on biological therapy, 11(1), 99-108. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Williams, A., Chin, J. (2010). Contemporary results of focal therapy for prostate cancer using cryotherapy. Panminerva Medica, 52(3), 217-222. [More Information]
  • Dion, M., Martinez, C., Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Nott, L., Pautler, S. (2010). Cost analysis of two follow-up strategies for localized kidney cancer: a Canadian cohort comparison. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 4(5), 322-326. [More Information]
  • Martinez, C., Chalasani, V., Lim, D., Nott, L., Al-Bareeq, R., Wignall, G., Stitt, L., Pautler, S. (2010). Effect of prostate gland size on the learning curve for robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: does size matter initially? Journal of Endourology, 24(2), 261-266. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., Al-Bareeq, R., Wignall, G., Stitt, L., Pautler, S. (2010). Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes during the learning curve for robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 4(4), 250-254. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Bissoon, D., Bhuvanagiri, A., Mizzi, A., Dunn, I. (2010). Should PCNL patients have a CT in the prone position preoperatively? Canadian Journal of Urology, 17(2), 5082-5086. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., Abdelhady, M., Chin, J. (2010). Surgical cryoablation as an option for small renal masses in patients who are not ideal partial nephrectomy candidates: intermediate-term outcomes. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 4(6), 399-402. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Macek, P., O'Neill, G., Barret, W. (2010). Ureteric stricture secondary to unusual extension of prostatic adenocarcinoma. Canadian Journal of Urology, 17(1), 5031-5034. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Chin, J., Izawa, J. (2009). Histologic variants of urothelial bladder cancer and nonurothelial histology in bladder cancer. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 3(6 Suppl 4), S193-S138. [More Information]
  • Martinez, C., Chalasani, V., Chin, J. (2009). Molecular biomarkers in prostate cancer. Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics, 3(4), 345-353.
  • Chalasani, V., Abdelhady, M., Stitt, L., Izawa, J. (2009). Quality assurance and benchmarking for radical cystectomy: monitoring early complications and mortality using cumulative summation charts. The Journal of Urology, 181(4), 1581-1586. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., Chin, J. (2009). Salvage HIFU for recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 12(2), 124-129. [More Information]
  • Eslick, G., Chalasani, V., Salama, A. (2006). Idiopathic pneumoperitoneum. European journal of internal medicine, 17(2), 141-3. [More Information]

2014

  • Bhatia, D., Winter, M., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2014). Bladder scanner pitfalls: beware ovarian cysts. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 75(4), 232-233. [More Information]
  • Nalavenkata, S., Winter, M., Pickett, J., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2014). Fibrous Pseudotumor of the Penis - An Unusual Finding During Repair of Fractured Penis. Urology Case Reports, 2, 13-15. [More Information]
  • Garcia, C., Winter, M., Chalasani, V., Dean, T. (2014). Penile Abscess: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Urology Case Reports, 2, 17-19. [More Information]

2013

  • Houghton, B., Chalasani, V., Hayne, D., Grimison, P., Brown, C., Patel, M., Davis, I., Stockler, M. (2013). Intravesical chemotherapy plus bacille Calmette-Guerin in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. BJU International, 111(6), 977-933. [More Information]
  • Woo, H., Thangasamy, I., Chalasani, V. (2013). Photoselective vaporization with the green light laser vs transurethral resection of the prostate for treating benign prostate hyperplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJU International, 111(4), E137. [More Information]
  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2013). Use of Clavien-Dindo Classi�?cation in Reporting and Grading Complications after Urological Surgical Procedures: Analysis of 2010 to 2012. The Journal of Urology, 190(4), 1271-1274. [More Information]

2012

  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2012). Conversion rates of abstracts presented at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting into full-text journal articles. BJU International, 110(4), 485-489. [More Information]
  • Thangasamy, I., Chalasani, V., Bachmann, A., Woo, H. (2012). Photoselective Vaporisation of the Prostate Using 80-W and 120-W Laser Versus Transurethral Resection of the Prostate for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis from 2002 to 2012. European Urology, 62(2), 315-323. [More Information]

2011

  • Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Martínez, C., Osbourne, E., Stitt, L., Izawa, J., Pautler, S. (2011). Cumulative summation graphs are a useful tool for monitoring positive surgical margin rates in robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. BJU International, 107(10), 1648-4096. [More Information]
  • Lu, C., Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Chin, J. (2011). Immunotherapy for metastatic prostate cancer: where are we at with sipuleucel-T? Expert opinion on biological therapy, 11(1), 99-108. [More Information]

2010

  • Chalasani, V., Williams, A., Chin, J. (2010). Contemporary results of focal therapy for prostate cancer using cryotherapy. Panminerva Medica, 52(3), 217-222. [More Information]
  • Dion, M., Martinez, C., Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Nott, L., Pautler, S. (2010). Cost analysis of two follow-up strategies for localized kidney cancer: a Canadian cohort comparison. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 4(5), 322-326. [More Information]
  • Martinez, C., Chalasani, V., Lim, D., Nott, L., Al-Bareeq, R., Wignall, G., Stitt, L., Pautler, S. (2010). Effect of prostate gland size on the learning curve for robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: does size matter initially? Journal of Endourology, 24(2), 261-266. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., Al-Bareeq, R., Wignall, G., Stitt, L., Pautler, S. (2010). Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes during the learning curve for robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 4(4), 250-254. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Bissoon, D., Bhuvanagiri, A., Mizzi, A., Dunn, I. (2010). Should PCNL patients have a CT in the prone position preoperatively? Canadian Journal of Urology, 17(2), 5082-5086. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., Abdelhady, M., Chin, J. (2010). Surgical cryoablation as an option for small renal masses in patients who are not ideal partial nephrectomy candidates: intermediate-term outcomes. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 4(6), 399-402. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Macek, P., O'Neill, G., Barret, W. (2010). Ureteric stricture secondary to unusual extension of prostatic adenocarcinoma. Canadian Journal of Urology, 17(1), 5031-5034. [More Information]

2009

  • Chalasani, V., Chin, J., Izawa, J. (2009). Histologic variants of urothelial bladder cancer and nonurothelial histology in bladder cancer. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 3(6 Suppl 4), S193-S138. [More Information]
  • Martinez, C., Chalasani, V., Chin, J. (2009). Molecular biomarkers in prostate cancer. Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics, 3(4), 345-353.
  • Chalasani, V., Abdelhady, M., Stitt, L., Izawa, J. (2009). Quality assurance and benchmarking for radical cystectomy: monitoring early complications and mortality using cumulative summation charts. The Journal of Urology, 181(4), 1581-1586. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., Chin, J. (2009). Salvage HIFU for recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, 12(2), 124-129. [More Information]
  • Chalasani, V., Izawa, J. (2009). Surgical Anatomy of the Pelvis. In Stephen W Leslie (Eds.), Urology Review Board Pearls of Wisdom, (pp. 61-73). United States of America: McGraw-Hill. United States.

2006

  • Eslick, G., Chalasani, V., Salama, A. (2006). Idiopathic pneumoperitoneum. European journal of internal medicine, 17(2), 141-3. [More Information]

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