Walter Neal Simmons

Publications

  • Neisius, A; Smith, NB; Sankin, G; Kuntz, NJ; Madden, JF; Fovargue, DE; Mitran, S; Lipkin, ME; Simmons, WN; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, Improving the lens design and performance of a contemporary electromagnetic shock wave lithotripter., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol 111 no. 13 (2014), pp. E1167-E1175 [10.1073/pnas.1319203111] [abs].
  • Mancini, JG; Neisius, A; Smith, N; Sankin, G; Astroza, GM; Lipkin, ME; Simmons, WN; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, Assessment of a modified acoustic lens for electromagnetic shock wave lithotripters in a swine model., Journal of Urology, vol 190 no. 3 (2013), pp. 1096-1101 [10.1016/j.juro.2013.02.074] [abs].
  • Fovargue, DE; Mitran, S; Smith, NB; Sankin, GN; Simmons, WN; Zhong, P, Experimentally validated multiphysics computational model of focusing and shock wave formation in an electromagnetic lithotripter., Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 134 no. 2 (2013), pp. 1598-1609 [10.1121/1.4812881] [abs].
  • Wang, AJ; Goldsmith, ZG; Neisius, A; Astroza, GM; Oredein-McCoy, O; Iqbal, MW; Simmons, WN; Madden, JF; Preminger, GM; Inman, BA; Lipkin, ME; Ferrandino, MN, Increasing dwell time of mitomycin C in the upper tract with a reverse thermosensitive polymer., Journal of Endourology, vol 27 no. 3 (2013), pp. 288-293 [10.1089/end.2012.0211] [abs].
  • Mancini, JG; Neisius, A; Smith, N; Sankin, G; Astroza, GM; Lipkin, ME; Simmons, WN; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, Assessment of a modified acoustic lens for electromagnetic shock wave lithotripters in a swine model, Journal of Urology, vol 190 no. 3 (2013), pp. 1096-1101 [10.1016/j.juro.2013.02.074] [abs].
  • Wang, AJ; Baldwin, GT; Gabriel, JC; Cocks, FH; Goldsmith, ZG; Iqbal, MW; Astroza, GM; Simmons, WN; Zhong, P; Preminger, GM; Lipkin, ME, In-vitro assessment of a new portable ballistic lithotripter with percutaneous and ureteroscopic models., Journal of Endourology, vol 26 no. 11 (2012), pp. 1500-1505 [10.1089/end.2012.0278] [abs].
  • 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].
  • Smith, N; Sankin, GN; Simmons, WN; Nanke, R; Fehre, J; Zhong, P, A comparison of light spot hydrophone and fiber optic probe hydrophone for lithotripter field characterization., Review of Scientific Instruments, vol 83 no. 1 (2012) [10.1063/1.3678638] [abs].
  • Simmons, WN; Cocks, FH, Carbon diffusion in lanthanum erbium carbide stabilized in the cubic fluorite structure, Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, vol 33 no. 2 (2012), pp. 85-88 [10.1007/s11669-012-0003-6] [abs].
  • Yong, DZ; Lipkin, ME; Simmons, WN; Sankin, G; Albala, DM; Zhong, P; Preminger, GM, Optimization of treatment strategy used during shockwave lithotripsy to maximize stone fragmentation efficiency., Journal of Endourology, vol 25 no. 9 (2011), pp. 1507-1511 [10.1089/end.2010.0732] [abs].
  • Lipkin, ME; Mancini, JG; Simmons, WN; Raymundo, ME; Yong, DZ; Wang, AJ; Ferrandino, MN; Albala, DM; Preminger, GM, Pathologic evaluation of hemostatic agents in percutaneous nephrolithotomy tracts in a porcine model., Journal of Endourology, vol 25 no. 8 (2011), pp. 1353-1357 [10.1089/end.2011.0041] [abs].
  • Zilberman, DE; Lipkin, ME; Ferrandino, MN; Simmons, WN; Mancini, JG; Raymundo, ME; Zhong, P; Preminger, GM, The digital flexible ureteroscope: in vitro assessment of optical characteristics., Journal of Endourology, vol 25 no. 3 (2011), pp. 519-522 [10.1089/end.2010.0206] [abs].
  • Xing, Y; Pua, EC; Neal Simmons, W; Hadley Cocks, F; Ferrandino, M; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, Biological effects produced by high-energy shock waves (2011), pp. 279-291 [10.1007/978-1-84800-362-0_24] [abs].
  • Zilberman, DE; Lipkin, ME; Ferrandino, MN; Simmons, WN; Mancini, JG; Raymundo, ME; Zhong, P; Preminger, GM, The digital flexible ureteroscope: In vitro assessment of optical characteristics, International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology, vol 37 no. 3 (2011) [10.1590/S1677-55382011000300015] [abs].
  • Zhong, P; Smith, N; Simmons, NW; Sankin, G, A new acoustic lens design for electromagnetic shock wave lithotripters, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 1359 (2011), pp. 42-47 [10.1063/1.3607880] [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].
  • Qin, J; Simmons, WN; Sankin, G; Zhong, P, Effect of lithotripter focal width on stone comminution in shock wave lithotripsy., Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 127 no. 4 (2010), pp. 2635-2645 [10.1121/1.3308409] [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].
  • Simmons, WN; Cocks, FH; Zhong, P; Preminger, G, A composite kidney stone phantom with mechanical properties controllable over the range of human kidney stones., Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, vol 3 no. 1 (2010), pp. 130-133 [10.1016/j.jmbbm.2009.08.004] [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].
  • 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].
  • Gustafson, M; Simmons, R; Simmons, WN; Ehrenfried, M; Laursen, T, A hands-on approach to computational methods in engineering, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings (2009) [abs].
  • Qin, J; Simmons, WN; Sankin, G; Zhong, P, Effect of beam size on stone comminution in shock wave lithotripsy, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 1113 (2009), pp. 337-341 [10.1063/1.3131443] [abs].
  • Smith, N; Simmons, WN; Sankin, GN; Zhong, P, Effects of tandem pulse on stone comminution in an electromagnetic shock wave lithotripter, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, vol 2 (2008), pp. 303-305 [10.1115/IMECE2007-43582] [abs].
  • Qin, J; Simmons, WN; Zhong, P, Comparison of stone comminution produced by two different reflector configurations in an HM-3 lithotripter, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, vol 2 (2008), pp. 281-284 [10.1115/IMECE2007-43061] [abs].
  • Fuh, E; Haleblian, GE; Norris, RD; Albala, WD; 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., Journal of Urology, vol 177 no. 4 (2007), pp. 1542-1545 [10.1016/j.juro.2006.11.078] [abs].
  • Leitao, VA; Simmons, WN; Zhou, Y; Qin, J; Sankin, G; Cocks, FH; Fehre, J; Granz, B; Nanke, R; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, Comparison of Light Spot Hydrophone (LSHD) and Fiber Optic Probe Hydrophone (FOPH) for lithotripter field characterization, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 900 (2007), pp. 377-380 [abs].
  • Leitao, VA; Simmons, WN; Zhou, Y; Qin, J; Cocks, FH; Fehre, J; Granz, B; Nanke, R; Preminger, GM; Zhong, P, In vitro comparison between HM-3 and MODULARIS lithotripters, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol 900 (2007), pp. 372-376 [abs].
  • Sankin, GN; Simmons, WN; Zhu, SL; Zhong, P, Shock wave interaction with laser-generated single bubbles., Physical Review Letters, vol 95 no. 3 (2005) [abs].
  • Sankin, GN; Simmons, WN; Zhu, SL; Zhong, P, Shock wave interaction with laser-generated single bubbles, Physical Review Letters, vol 95 no. 3 (2005) [10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.034501] [abs].
  • Cocks, FH; Klenk, PA; Watkins, SA; Simmons, WN; Cocks, JC; Cocks, EE; Sussingham, JC, Lunar ice: Adsorbed water on subsurface polar dust, Icarus, vol 160 no. 2 (2002), pp. 386-397 [10.1006/icar.2002.6972] [abs].
  • Virgin, LN; Nichols, JM; Simmons, WN; Plaut, RH, On the response of a shaken cable-suspended mass, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, vol 6 B (2001), pp. 2109-2113 [abs].