Research Publications


Linking COVID-19 Vaccine and Male Infertility – Not on Fertile Ground
Justin La and Darren J Katz
British Journal Urology International, 2022 Feb 19, Online ahead of print.

Micro-TESE outcomes for non-obstructive azoospermia in a single large clinic in Victoria
Daniel Lanstsberg, Yossi Mizrachi, Darren J Katz
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 02 February 2022

Prostatic urethral calculus after water vapor thermal therapy of the prostate
Justin La and Darren Katz
Accepted for publication 5/1/22: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery

Minimally invasive no touch (MINT) technique for subinguinal orchiectomy and testicular prosthesis insertion
Elliot Anderson, Arun Arunasalam, Marc Holden, Chris Love, Darren J Katz
Journal of Videourology; 6 Aug 2021

Sexual Function in Men Living with a Fontan Circulation
Imants Rubenis, Derek Tran, Andrew Bullock, Vishva Wijesekera, David Baker, Yves D'Udekem, Karin Du Plessis, Darren Katz, Michael Lowy, Dominica Zentner, David Celermajer, Rachael Cordina
Front. Pediatr., 17 November 2021 |

Onco-testicular sperm extraction (oncoTESE): A Contemporary Concept Review and Report of Australian Sperm Retrieval Rates and Fertility Outcomes
Gideon Blecher, Eric Chung, Darren Katz, Shannon Kim, John Bailee
Urology November 20, 2021, DOI:

Prostatectomy in a male patient in his sixties.
Laurence Galea, Daniel Moon , Darren J Katz.
Genitourinary Pathology Society Case of the Week 2021: 45, Nov 8.

Testicular-sparing excision for benign paratesticular IgG4-related disease
Nicolas Adrianto Soputro, Jada Kapoor, Ioana Popa and Darren Katz
BMJ Case Rep 2021;14:e243450.

Cystic Papillary Adenoma of the Seminal Vesicle – a distinct histological entity
Heijkoop, D. Bolton, D. Katz, Andrew Ryan, J. Epstein and S Appu
BMC Urol. 2021 Apr 15;21(1):62

Improving interpretation of biopsies during microsurgical testicular sperm exploration in azospermic patients: use of Davidson’s fluid.
Laurence Aaron Galea, Sue Sturrock, Sree Appu MBBS, Darren Katz
Pathology –Oct;53(6):735-739, 2021.

Men's Problems We Need a Women's Approach: Equality in treatment care planning Darren J. Katz, Christopher Love, Shannon Hee Kyung Kim, Trenton Barrett, Dan Spernat and Eric Chung British Journal of Urology International, Sept 2020

Sub-inguinal Orchiectomy – A minimally invasive approach to open surgery Elliot Anderson, Claire Pascoe, Niranjan Sathianathen, Darren Katz, Declan Murphy, Nathan Lawrentshuk British Journal of Urology Compass, Aug 2020

Detection of Chlamydia Infection within Human Testicular Biopsies
Emily Bryan, Robert McLachlan, Luk Rombauts, Darren J Katz, Anusch Yazdani, Kristofor Bogoevski, Crystal Chang, Michelle L Giles, Alison Care, Charles W Armitage1, Logan Tri, Eileen A McLaughlin, and Kenneth Beagley
Human Reproduction, Volume 34, Issue 10, October 2019, Pages 1891–1898

The Relationship and Psychosocial Impact of Arousal Incontinence After Radical Prostatectomy
Carolyn Salter, Phil Bach, Darren J Katz, Chris Nelson, John Mulhall
Journal of Sexual Medicine. Accepted for publication

Medical Management of Peyronie's Disease: Review of the Clinical Evidence
Patrick Teloken and Darren Katz
Medical Sciences 2019, 7, 96.

Dorsolateral fibro-muscular tissue preservation during artificial urinary sphincter cuff placement is associated with low infection and erosion rates
Cheung F1, Fathollahi A2, Vertosick E1, Jarvis TR3, Katz D4, Sandhu JS1.
British Journal of Urology International 123(2):328-334. 2019 Feb

The prevalence of penile curvature in men: A population-based cross-sectional study across major metropolitan and rural cities
Eric Chung , Michael Gillman, Derren Rushton , Chris Love and Darren Katz
British Journal of Urology International 122: Supplement 5, 42–49, 2018

Sperm Recovery for Men with Spinal Cord Injury: Vasal Flush is the Preferred Method for An-ejaculatory Males
John L Yovich, Darren Katz and Anne M Jequier
J Fertil In vitro IVF Worldw Reprod Med Genet Stem Cell Biol 2018, 6:1

Duptyren's Contracture and Peyronie's Disease - Expert Commentary
Educational Research Review
Oct 2018

Erectile dysfunction
Elaine Lee and Darren Katz
CHECK journal - RACGP
April 2018

Urinary incontinence in men - An approach to diagnosis and management
James Sewell, Darren J Katz
Medicine Today 18(12); 44-48, Dec 2017

Promoting 'quality of life' and 'survivorship' urology
Darren J Katz
Australian Family Physician 46(9); 629, SEP 2017

Much more than prescribing a pill - Assessment and treatment of erectile dysfunction by the general practitioner
Ohad Shoshany, Darren J Katz, Christopher Love
Australian Family Physician 46(9); 634-639, SEP 2017

Male infertility - The other side of the equation
Darren J Katz, Ohad Shoshany, Patrick Teloken
Australian Family Physician 46(9); 641-646, SEP 2017

Urolithiasis - Ten things every general practitioner should know
James Sewell, Darren J Katz, Ohad Shoshany, Christopher Love
Australian Family Physician 46(9); 648-652, SEP 2017

Peyronie's disease - Watch out for the bend
Christopher Love, Darren J Katz, Eric Chung, Ohad Shoshany
Australian Family Physician 46(9); 655-659, SEP 2017

Adult male stress and urge urinary incontinence – A review of pathophysiology and treatment strategies for voiding dysfunction in men
Eric Chung, Darren J Katz, Christopher Love
Australian Family Physician 46(9); 661-666, SEP 2017

Lower urinary tract symptoms and benign prostatic hyperplasia - Old problems, new solutions
Darren J Katz, Christopher J Love, Eric Chung
Medicine Today 17(11); 14-25, Nov 2016

Minimally Invasive No Touch "MINT" Penile Implant Surgery with Ectopic Reservoir Hernia Prevention
Darren J Katz, and Christopher Love Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology, Sept 2016

Peyronie’s Disease – underdiagnosed and undertreated
Christopher Love and Darren J Katz
Medicine Today 17(9); 59-62, Sept 2016

Physiology and management of erectile dysfunction
Darren J Katz, Christopher love, Eric Chung
The Manual, Edition 4, pg 22-24, Aug 2016

Evaluation and Management of an Infertile Male who is found to have Azoospermia
Gideon A. Blecher and Darren J Katz
Accepted to British Journal Urology International

The case of the shrinking testis
Dwayne Tun Soong Chang, Isaac Andrew Thyer, Dickon Hayne, Darren Jonathan Katz
The Canadian journal of urology  Volume: 22   Issue: 4, Pages: 7935-7, Aug 2015

Arreter un traitement par citrate de clomiphene pour commencer un traitement par testosterone transdermique: impact sur la symptomatologie de l'hypogonadisme
Mazzola, C, Berookhim B, Darren J Katz, Deveci S, Mulhall J.
Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie  Volume: 25  Issue: 13   Pages: 815-6,  Nov 2015

Erectile function recovery in patients after non-nerve sparing radical prostatectomy
Krishnan, R., Katz, D., Nelson, C.J., Mulhall, J. P.
Andrology Volume: 2  Issue: 6   Pages: 951-954  NOV 2014
The use of mobile technology in overcoming language barriers in Medicine
Dwayne Chang, Isaac Thyer, Dickon Hayne, Darren J Katz
Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 96(6); 23-5, Sep 2014

Comparison of Transperineal Biopsy Results to the Whole-Mount Radical Prostatectomy Pathology
Darren J Katz Rodrigo Pinochet, Kyle A. Richards, Guilherme Godoy, Kazuma Udo, Lucas Nogueira, Lauren J. Carlino, Angel M. Cronin, Samson W. Fine, Peter T. Scardino and Jonathan A. Coleman
Prostate Cancer, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 781438

Vasectomy and Vasectomy Reversal
Darren J Katz and Rob McLachlan
Fact Sheet for Andrology Australia
October 2014

Predicting biochemical response to clomiphene citrate in men with hypogonadism
Clarisse Mazzola, Darren J Katz Nina Logmanieh, John Mulhall
Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11(9); 2302-7, Sep 2014

Fertility preservation strategies for male patients with cancer
Darren J Katz, Thomas F. Kolon, Darren R. Feldman and John P. Mulhall
Nature Reviews Urology – 2013 Aug, 10(8); 463-72

Clomiphene citrate is safe and effective for long-term management of hypogonadism
Daniel J. Moskovic, Darren J Katz, Ardavan Akhavan, Kelly Park, John P. Mulhall
British Journal of Urology International 2012 Nov; 110 (10), 1524-1528.

Outcomes of clomiphene citrate in young hypogonadal men
Katz DJ, Nabulsi O, Tal R, Mulhall JP.
British Journal of Urology International. 2012 Aug; 110 (4): 573-8   

Peri-operative Prevention of Penile Prosthesis Infection: Practice Patterns Among Surgeons of SMSNA and ISSM
Darren J Katz, Doron Stember, John P. Mulhall
Journal of Sexual Medicine – 2012 Jun;9(6):1705-12; quiz 712-4.
A Novel Extraction Technique to Remove a Penile Constriction Device
Darren J Katz, Warren Chin, Sree Appu, Matthew Harper, Filip Vukasin, Yeng Kwang Tay, Chia Pang, Caroline Dowling
Journal of Sexual Medicine 2012 Mar;9(3):937-40.

Regional lymph node status in patients with bladder cancer found to be pathological stage T0 at radical cystectomy following systemic chemotherapy
Kaag MG, Milowsky MI, Dalbagni G, Thompson RH, Katz D, Reuter VE, Herr HW, Bajorin D, Bochner BH.
British Journal of Urology International 2011 Oct; 108(8): E272-7
Routine Drain Placement After Partial Nephrectomy is Not Always Necessary
Godoy G*, Katz DJ*, Adamy A, Jamal JE, Bernstein M, Russo P.
Journal of Urology 2011 Aug;186(2):411-6. Epub 2011 Jun 17.
*equal 1st author
Scrotal hematoma resulting from extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for a renal calculus: a sign of retroperitoneal hemorrhage
Devanathan R, Katz DJ, Dodds L.
Central European Journal of Urology 2011; 4(64) 262-3
Lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: comparison of lymph node yield and clinical outcomes when including common iliac nodes with standard template dissection
Darren J Katz, Guilherme Godoy, David Yee, Lucas Nogueira, Kian Tai Chong, Matthew Kaag, and Jonathan Coleman
British Journal of Urology International – 2010 Aug;106(3):391-6.
Extended Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection in Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy:  Surgical Technique and Initial Experience
David S. Yee, Darren J KatzGuilherme Godoy, Lucas Nogueira, Kian Tai Chong, Matthew Kaag, Jonathan A. Coleman.
Urology. 2010 May;75(5):1199-20
Chronology of Erectile Function in Patients with Early Functional Erections Following Radical Prostatectomy
Darren Katz, MBBS,* Nelson E. Bennett, MD,*,† Jason Stasi,* James A. Eastham, MD,* Bertrand D. Guillonneau, MD,* Peter T. Scardino, MD,* John P. Mulhall, MD*,†
Journal of Sexual Medicine – 2010 Feb;7(2 Pt 1):803-9.

Role of short-term antibiotic therapy at the moment of catheter removal after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.
Rodrigo Pinochet, Lucas Nogueira, Angel Cronin, Darren J Katz, Farhang Rabbani, Bertrand Guillonneau, Karim Touijer
Urology International 2010;85(4):415-20.
Focal treatment or observation of prostate cancer: pretreatment accuracy of transrectal ultrasound biopsy and T2-weighted MRI.
Lucas Nogueiraa, Rodrigo Pinocheta, Jordan M. Kurtaa, Darren J Katz, Samson W. Fineb, Caroline J. Savagea,c, Angel M. Cronina,c, Liang Wangd, Oguz Akind, Hedvig Hricakd, Peter T. Scardinoa, Jonathan A. Colemana,*
Urology. 2010 Feb;75(2):472-7.

Critical evaluation of perioperative complications in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.
Lucas Nogueira, Darren J Katz, Rodrigo Pinochet, Caroline J Savage,  Angel M Cronin, Karim Touijer, Bertrand Guillonneau  and Jonathan Coleman
Urology. 2010 Feb;75(2):288-94.
Comparison of gelatine matrix-thrombin sealants used during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.
Nogueira L, Darren J Katz, Pinochet R, Kurta JM, Coleman JA.
British Journal of Urology Int. 2008 Dec;102(11):1670-4.

Tumor size is associated with malignant potential in renal cell carcinoma
Thompson RH, Kurta JM, Kaag M, Tickoo SK, Kundu S, Darren J Katz, Nogueira L, Reuter VE, Russo P.
Journal of Urology 2009 May;181(5):2033-6
Oncologic Outcome after Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: 10 Years of Experience.
Touijer K, Secin FP, Cronin AM, Darren J Katz, Bianco F, Vora K, Reuter V, Vickers AJ, Guillonneau B.
European Urology. 2009 May;55(5):1014-9.
Isolated Vasculitis of the Bladder
Katz DJ, Sengupta S, Snow RM
Urology 2005: 65 (4) 797.e8 – 797.e10

Selective Endoscopic Cholangiography for the Detection of Common Bile Duct Stones in Patients with Cholelithiasis
Darren J Katz, Sfakiotaki A, Nikfarjam M, Christophi C
Endoscopy 2004: 36 (12):1045-1049

Submitted Publications:

Minimally invasive no touch technique to penile implant surgery
Darren J Katz and Christopher Love
Submitted to: Journal of Sexual Medicine

Semen Analysis Outcomes Of Testis Cancer Patients With Azoospermia Prior To Orchiectomy
Yaniv Larish, Patrick Teloken, Darren J. Katz, Boback Berookhim, John P. Mulhall
Submitted to: Fertility and Sterility

Other publications:

Southern Health Urology Resident Handbook
Monash Medical Centre, Jan 2011

General Surgery Orientation Manual and Procedure Protocols
Sunshine Hospital, May 2005

Urology Orientation Manual and Procedure Protocols
Western Hospital, April 2004