Dr Venu Chalasani

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Surgery, Northern Clinical School
NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre

E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9979 5122
F: +61 2 9979 6521


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • Bhatia, D., Winter, M., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2014), Bladder scanner pitfalls: beware ovarian cysts. British Journal of Hospital Medicine (London). 75(4), 232-233. [Abstract]
  • Garcia, C., Winter, M., Chalasani, V., Dean, T. (2014), Penile Abscess: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Urology Case Reports. 2, 17-19.
  • 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.


  • 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), 977-983. [Abstract]
  • Yoon, P., Chalasani, V., Woo, H. (2013), Use of clavien-dindo classification in reporting and grading of complications after urologic surgical procedures; analysis of 2010-2012. The Journal of Urology. 190(4), 1271-1274. [Abstract]
  • 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. , E137. [Abstract]


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]


  • 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), 1648-52. [Abstract]
  • Lü, C., Williams, A., Chalasani, V., Martínez, 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. [Abstract]


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Dion, M., Martínez, 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. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Williams, A., Chin, J. (2010), Contemporary results of focal therapy for prostate cancer using cryotherapy. Panminerva Medica. 52(3), 217-222. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Williams, A., Kwan, K., Chin, J. (2010), Histological changes in the human prostate after radiotherapy and salvage high intensity focused ultrasound. Canadian Urological Association Journal. 4(4), E100-E102. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Martinez, C., Lim, D., 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. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Bissoon, D., Bhuvanagir, 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. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Macek, P., O'Neill, G., Barret, W. (2010), Ureteric stricture secondary to unusual extension of prostatic adenocarcinoma. The Canadian Journal of Urology. 17(1), 5031-5034. [Abstract]
  • Martínez, 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. [Abstract]
  • Williams, A., Martínez, C., Chalasani, V., Chin, J. (2010), High-intensity focused ultrasound: where are we and where to from here?. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy. 10(1), 33-40. [Abstract]


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Gardi, L., Martinez, C., Downey, D., Fenster, A., Chin, J. (2009), Contemporary technique of intraoperative 3-dimensional ultrasonography-guided transperineal prostate cryotherapy. Canadian Urological Association Journal. 3(2), 136-141. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Chalasani, V., Izawa, J. (2009), Surgical Anatomy of the Pelvis. In: Urology Review Board Pearls of Wisdom. (pp.61-73).United States: McGraw Hill Companies Ltd.
  • Chalasani, V., Iansavichene, A., Lock, M., Izawa, J. (2009), Salvage radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy. International Journal of Urology. 16(1), 31-36. [Abstract]
  • Martinez, C., Chalasani, V., Chin, J. (2009), Molecular biomarkers in prostate cancer. Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics. 3(4), 345-353.