Publications

Mr Omer Karim

  • Discovery of Prostate Specific Antigen. Rao AR, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2008;101(1):5-10

 

  • Cutaneous myiasis of Cordylobia anthropophaga. Pepper WC, BenaragamaSK, Kalsi JS, Karim O. Urology. 2008 Jul;72(1):65. Epub 2008 Apr 24.

 

  • Spectroscopic view of life and work of the nobel laureate Sir C.V. Raman. Rao AR, Hanchanale V, Javle P, Karim O, Motiwala H. J Endourol. 2007 Jan;21(1):8-11.

 

  • Point-of-care PSA testing: an evaluation of PSAwatch. Karim O, Rao A, Emberton M, Cochrane D, Partridge M, Edwards P, Walker I, Davidson I. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2007;10(3):270-3.

 

  • Does intraprostatic inflammation have a role in the pathogenesis and progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia? Mishra VC, Allen DJ, Nicolaou C, Sharif H, Hudd C, Karim O, Motiwala HG, Laniado ME. BJU Int. 2007 Aug;100(2):327-31.

 

  • Disappearing drain--disaster averted and lesson learnt! Hanchanale V, Rao AR, Laniado M, Karim O. N Z Med J 2007;120(1252):U2496.

 

  • Trans-rectal ultrasound guided biopsy of the prostate: nationwide diversity in practice and training in the United Kingdom. Lee G, Attar K, Laniado M, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2007;39(1):185-8.

 

  • An unusual cause of acute loin pain during cystometry. Rao AR, Hanchanale VS, Motiwala HG, Karim O. Indian J Urol 2006;22(3):268-269.

 

  • Penis: An unusual site for pilonidal sinus. Rao AR, Sharma M, Thyveetil M, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2006;38(3-4):607-8.

 

  • Publication rate of abstracts presented at the British Association of Urological Surgeons annual meeting. Rao AR, Beatty JD, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2006;97(2):306-309.

 

  • Safety and detailed patterns of morbidity of transrectal ultrasound guided needle biopsy of prostate in a urologist-led unit. Lee G, Attar K, Laniado M, Karim O . Int Urol Nephrol. 2006;38(2):281-5.

 

  • Erectile incontinence post radical prostatectomy. Banks FC, Rao AR, Beatty J, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. J R Soc Med. 2006 May;99(5):258-9.

 

  • Increasing safety while decreasing stress at radical prostatectomy: a novel use of the scrubbing sponge. Rowe EW, Attar KH, Karim O. BJU Int. 2004 Jul;94(1):188-9.

 

  • Folding the flow rate: a simple method to display and file the uroflowmetry tracing. Attar KH, Rowe E, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2004;36(4):533-6.

 

  • Voiding dysfunction after tension-free vaginal tape: a conservative approach is often successful. Mishra VC, Mishra N, Karim O, Motiwala HG. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2005 May-Jun;16(3):210-4; discussion 214. Epub 2004 Sep 14.

 

  • Adding space and colour, without tying yourself in a knot, at the bladder neck-urethral stump anastomosis during radical prostatectomy. Rowe EW, Attar KH, Karim O. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2004;7(3):268-9.

 

  • Unique extra-anatomic urinary diversion! Mishra VC, Rao AR, Desai AR, Charig M, Karim O. J Endourol 2004 Feb;18(1):57-58.

 

  • The Role of IVU in patients with Haematuria. Mishra V, Rowe E, Rao A, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Hudd C, Karim O. Scand J Urol Nephrol 2004;38(3):236-239.

 

  • Transurethral electrovaporization of the prostate: is it any better than conventional transurethral resection of the prostate? McAllister WJ, Karim O, Plail RO, Samra DR, Steggall MJ, Yang Q, Fowler CG. BJU Int. 2003 Feb;91(3):211-4.

 

  • Ureteral catheterization: getting the catheter through the nipple. Mishra VC, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2002;33(1):27.

 

  • Removal of a nephrostomy tube without causing inadvertent dislodgement of a JJ stent: an alternative technique. Mishra VC, Karim O. Int Urol Nephrol. 2001;33(4):619.

 

  • Outpatient ureteric procedures: a new method for retrograde ureteropyelography and ureteric stent placement. Mishra VC, Khoubehi B, Karim O. BJU Int. 2001 Sep;88(4):443-4.

 

  • Elastin morphology in normal and obstructed guinea-pig bladders. Localization of elastin to the trigone. Ji P; Karim O ; Boyd CD; Mostwin JL; Ward WS. World J Urol 1995;13(3):191-4

 

  • A fetal lamb model of partial urethral obstruction: experimental protocol and results. Cendron M; Horton CE; Karim O; Takishima H; Haberlik A; Mostwin JL; Gearhart JP. J Pediatr Surg 1994 Jan;29(1):77-80

 

  • Guinea pig as an animal model for the study of urinary bladder function in the normal and obstructed state. Mostwin JL; Karim O; Van Koeveringe G; Seki N. Neurourol Urodyn 1994;13(2):137-45

 

  • Developmental alterations in the fetal lamb bladder subjected to partial urethral obstruction in utero. Karim O; Cendron M; Mostwin JL; Gearhart JP. J Urol 1993 Sep;150(3):1060-3

 

  • Detrusor hyperplasia and expression of "immediate early" genes with onset of abnormal urodynamic parameters. Karim O; Seki N; Mostwin J Am J Physiol 1992 Dec;263(6 Pt 2):R1284-90L.

 

  • The effect of experimental urethral obstruction and its reversal on changes in passive electrical properties of detrusor muscle. Seki N; Karim O; Mostwin JL. J Urol 1992 Dec;148(6):1957-61

 

  • Effect of pinacidil on the membrane electrical activity of guinea pig detrusor muscle. Seki N; Karim O; Mostwin JL. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1992 Nov;263(2):816-22

 

  • Stretch-mediated visceral smooth muscle growth in vitro. Karim O; Pienta K; Seki N; Mostwin JL. Am J Physiol 1992 May;262(5 Pt 2):R895-900

 

  • Changes in electrical properties of guinea pig smooth muscle membran Am J Physiol 1992 May;262(5 Pt 2):F885-91e by experimental bladder outflow obstruction. Seki N; Karim O; Mostwin JL.

 

  • The effect of age on the response of the detrusor to intracellular mechanical stimulus: DNA replication and the cell actin matrix. Karim O; Seki N; Pienta KJ; Mostwin JL. J Cell Biochem 1992 Apr;48(4):373-84

 

  • Analysis of the detrusor smooth muscle action potential. Karim O; Seki N; Mostwin JL.  Urol Res 1992;20(2):173-6

 

  • Changes in the electrical properties of guinea pig smooth muscle membrane by experimental bladder outflow obstruction. Seki N; Karim O; Mostwin JL. Jpn J Pharmacol 1992;58 Suppl 2:370P

 

  • Changes in action potential kinetics following experimental bladder outflow obstruction in the guinea pig. Seki N; Karim O; Mostwin JL. Urol Res 1992;20(6):387-92

 

  • The guinea pig as a model of gradual urethral obstruction. Mostwin JL; Karim O; van Koeveringe G; Brooks EL. J Urol 1991 Apr;145(4):854-8

 

  • McBurney's point--fact or fiction? Karim OM; Boothroyd AE; Wyllie JH. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1990 Sep;72(5):304-8

 

Review Articles

  • Robotic prostatectomy: the first UK experience. Mayer EK, Winkler MH, Aggarwal R, Karim O, Ogden C, Hrouda D, Darzi AW, Vale JA. Int J Med Robot. 2006 Dec;2(4):321-8.

 

  • Randomised evaluation of alternative electrosurgical modalities to treat bladder outflow obstruction in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Fowler C, McAllister W, Plail R, Karim O, Yang Q. Health Technol Assess. 2005 Feb;9(4):iii-iv, 1-30.

 

  • Adult paratesticular tumours. Khoubehi B, Mishra V, Ali M, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int. 2002 Nov;90(7):707-15. Review.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Mechanical stimuli and detrusor organogenesis. Karim, O. Dialog Paed Urol 1993: 16, 3-4.
  • Guinea pig as an animal model for the study of urinary bladder function in the normal and obstructed state. Mostwin JL, Karim O, Van Koeveringe G, Seki N. Neurourol Urodyn. 1994;13(2):137-45.

Journal Cover

  • Nuclear Actin and DNA Replication. Karim, O et al J Cell Biochem Volume 48, Number 4, April 1992

 

Patent

  • Lateral flow assay and apparatus. Pub. No: WO/2008/110781 Pub. Date: 18.09.2008 Inter. Applic. No.: PCT/GB2008/000832 Inter. Filling Date: 07.03.2008 Inventors: Edwards PR, Partridge MC, Davidson IW, Karim O

Letters to the Editor

  • Is benign prostatic hyperplasia a risk factor for chronic renal failure? Rao AR, Plail RO, Motiwala H, Karim O. Re: J Urol. 2005 Dec;174(6):2427-8.

 

  • Urethral diverticula: a diagnostic dilemma. Rao AR, Karim O, Motiwala HG. Re: BJU Int 2005;95(4):680-1.

  • Impact of surgical delay on long-term cancer control for localized prostate cancer. RaoAR, Karim O. Re: J Urol 2005;173:1827-1828.

  • Oral complications after buccal mucosal graft harvest for urethroplasty. RaoAR, Shergill I, Thwaini A, Karim O, Motiwala H. Re: BJU Int 2005;95(4):679.

Abstracts

  • Is there a difference in Supersensitive PSA (sPSA) level with the site of positive margin post radical prostatectomy? Vaidyanathan R, Rao A, Motiwala H, Laniado M, Brown RSD, Karim O. Eur Urol Suppl 2008;7(3):153.

 

  • The Life And Work Of Dr Kadambini Ganguly, The First Modern Indian Woman Physician. Rao AR, Karim O, Motiwala H. J Urol Suppl 2007;177(4):354.

 

  • Urine, The Liquid White Gold! Rao AR, Omar A, Motiwala H, Karim O, Das S. Eur Urol Suppl 2007;6(2):59.

 

  • History of Condoms: An interesting journey of the rubber. Rao AR, Omar MA, Karim O, Motiwala H. J Urol 2006 May

 

  • Antegrade Stent Insertion – Wherewith the distal end? Rao AR, Mishra V, Charig M, Motiwala H, Karim O. J Endourol 2006;20(1):1-161.

 

  • History of Condoms: An interesting journey of the “Rubber”. Omar A, Rao A, Karim O, Motiwala H. Eur Urol Suppl 2006;5(2):172.

 

  • Recognition of medication among trainees - how well do they perform? Beatty J, Rao AR, Motiwala H, Karim O. The Surgeon 2005;3(3):S43

 

  • PSAWatchTM – A new quantitative, point-of-care PSA assay. Rao A, Davidson I, Cochrane D, Emberton E, Karim O, Walker I. BJU Int 2005;95:59.

 

  • Should British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) consent forms be made mandatory? Rao AR, Sahota B, Karim O, Motiwala H. BJU Int 2005;95:94.

 

  • Left or right, get it right! Rao AR, Hudd C, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2005;95:95.

 

  • Antegrade Stent Insertion – Wherewith the Distal End? Rao AR, Mishra V, Charig C, Motiwala H, Karim O. The Surgeon 2005;3(3):S108-109.

 

  • History of PSA: Unraveling the controversy. Rao AR, Sharma M, Shergill I, Motiwala H, Karim O. J Urol 2005;173(4):242.

 

  • Post-mortem sperm acquisition: people’s perspective study in the United Kingdom. RaoAR, Durnin F, Karim O, Motiwala H. Eur Urol 2005;3 (Suppl 4):266.

 

  • Wrong site surgery! How can urologists prevent it? Rao AR, Hudd C, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. Eur Urol 2005;3 (Suppl 4):230.

 

  • Methylene Blue in Urology – a historical review of a pleuripotential compound. RaoAR, Karim O, Motiwala H. Eur Urol 2005;3 (Suppl 4):241.

 

  • Extra-anatomical complications of JJ stenting. Rao AR, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2004;94(Suppl 2):304.

 

  • Methylene Blue in Urology – A historical review of a pleuripotential compound. RaoAR, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2004;94(Suppl 2):301.

 

  • Wrong site surgery! How can Urologists prevent it? RaoAR, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2004;94(Suppl 2):304.

 

  • Does insurance status offer any survival benefit for patients with private health insurance? Rao AR, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. BJU Int 2004;93(Supl 4):9.

 

  • Evolution of endogenous markers of glomerular filtration rate with special reference to cystatin C. RaoAR, Motiwala H, Karim O. The Aging Male 2004;7(1):94.

 

  • Private health insurance as a determinant of the outcome after radical prostatectomy in the UK. RaoAR, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. The Aging Male 2004;7(1):94.

 

  • Radical Prostatectomy: Two-Tier System. Rao AR, Lee G, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. Eur Urol 2003; 6 (Suppl):122.

 

  • No-Scalpel Partial Nephrectomy. Rao AR, Lee G, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Karim O. Eur Urol 2003; 6 (Suppl):144.

 

  • Dynamic Pharmacoangiography: The role in indeterminate renal masses. Mishra V, Rao AR, Charig M, Laniado M, Motiwala H, Hudd C, Karim O. Eur Urol 2003; 6 (Suppl):141.

 

  • In utero, partial urethral obstruction in the fetal lamb: Structural changes seen in the developing bladder. Cendron M, Karim O, Mostwin JL, Gearhart JP. 1992; J Urol 147, 225A.

 

  • Three dimensional architecture of elastin in obstructed and normal guinea pig bladder: Predominance in the trigone. Ji P, Karim O, Friedman J, Mostwin JL, Boyd CD, Cummings KB, Ward WS. 1992; J Urol 147, 469A.

 

  • The effect of age on the response of the detrusor to mechanical stimulus: DNA replication and matrix alterations. Karim O, Pienta KJ, Seki N, Mostwin JL 1992; J Urol 147, 474A.

 

  • Detrusor hyperplasia and expression of c-fos and c-myc with onset of abnormal urodynamic parameters in the experimentally obstructed bladder. Karim O, Seki N, Mostwin JL. 1992; J Urol 147, 314A.

 

  • Changes in the action potential properties of the detrusor smooth muscle membrane following experimental bladder outflow obstruction and release of obstruction in the guinea pig.  Seki N, Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1992; J Urol 147, 349A.

 

  • Changes in the electrical properties of guinea pig smooth muscle membrane by experimental bladder outflow obstruction. Seki N, Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1992; Japan J Pharmacol 58 Suppl 2, 370P.

 

  • Developmental structural reorganisation in the partially obstructed fetal lamb bladder. Karim O, Cendron M, Mostwin JL, Gaerhart JP. 1991; Neuro Urodyn 10, 404.

 

  • Effect of outflow obstruction on action potentials of the detrusor smooth muscle. Seki N, Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1991; Neuro Urodyn 10, 402.

 

  • Elevated levels of tropoelastin and mRNA following short term bladder outflow obstruction in the guinea pig. Ward WS, Karim O, Ji P, Pierce RA, Levi-Menzi SA, Mackenzie JW, Cummings KB, Boyd CD, Mostwin JL. 1991; J Urol 145, 388A.

 

  • Change in electrical properties of the smooth muscle membrane with bladder outflow obstruction. Seki N, Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1991; Neuro Urodyn 10, 403.

 

  • In-vivo and in-vitro models for stretch induced detrusor myocyte growth. Karim O, Seki N, Pienta KJ, Mostwin JL. 1991; Neuro Urodyn 10, 401.

 

  • Bladder outflow obstruction and release in the guinea pig. Effect on urodynamic parameters and biochemical markers of detrusor structure. Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1991; J Urol 145, 387A.

 

  • Reversibility of urodynamic parameters following release of short term obstruction of the guinea pig bladder. Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1990; Proceedings of the International Continence Society, Aarhus, Denmark, Sept 12-15. 14-15.

 

  • Changes in bladder choline acetyltransferase activity following short term obstruction and release of obstruction. Karim O, Mostwin JL. 1990; Neuro Urodyn 9, 427-428.

 

  • Development of abnormal voiding patterns following partial obstruction of the guinea pig urethra. Karim O, Van Koeveringe G, Mostwin JL. 1990; J Urol