Abdul Rouf Khawaja

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AIM To assess the effectiveness of laparoscopic stentless pyeloplasty for congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a prospective comparative study conducted over a period of 5 years. The study included 35 cases of primary ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) with mean age of 29.5 years, divided in two groups-(More)
Background: Self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) are a recognized means of palliating large bowel obstruction due to colonic neoplasia. The literature mainly relates to the use of modified esophageal stents (expanded diameter, 18–22 mm) in the colorectum. Stent migration has been a common complication and may be related to expanded stent diameter. This series(More)
INTRODUCTION Horseshoe kidney is the most common fusion abnormality in the kidney and occurs in 1 per 400 people with the male female ratio of 2:1.(1) Duplication of renal collecting system is the most common upper tract anomaly with an incidence of 0.5-0.8%.(2) Unilateral duplication is six times more frequent than bilateral duplication, with equal(More)
Aims and Objective. "Postpercutaneous nephrolithotomy nephrostogram" (PPNN) is routinely performed in most of the centers. No published series could be found in the literature without post percutaneous nephrolithotomy nephrostogram. Hence, the aim of our study is to highlight that post percutaneous nephrolithotomy nephrostogram is not mandatory and it only(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to highlight the use of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) interposition graft as an important salvage procedure in case of irreparable intimal injury of external iliac artery during renal transplant recipient surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Since 1987, we encountered irreparable intimal dissection of external iliac(More)
Inaccessible urethra with no retrograde endoscopic access due to multiple/diffuse strictures or multiple urethrocutaneous fistulas with acute urinary retention due to posturethral instrumentation (transurethral resection of bladder tumor [TURBT], or TURBT with transurethral resection of the prostate [TURP]), is a rare entity. Management of such a case with(More)
This study was conducted to evaluate whether robotic-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (RALPN) is superior to laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) with regard to warm ischemia time and complications and, in addition, to report our novel technique of suturing in partial nephrectomy (PN). This was a prospective study carried out over a period of six(More)
Of 156 patients with acute appendicitis, seen during 24 months, 21 had perforated. Age over 30 years especially in males, duration of symptoms over 48 hours, pulse rate on admission exceeding 100/ minute, generalised abdominal tenderness, leucocyte count in excess of 10,000 mm3 and a neutrophilia in excess of 70 percent, characterized patients with(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate oral single/multiple doses of Fosfomycin Trometamol with clinical and microbiological efficacy in:Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy.Endourological procedures.Lower urinary tract infections. MATERIAL AND METHODS This prospective, uncontrolled, open label study was conducted in two tertiary hospitals(More)