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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 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)
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)
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)
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)
AIM The objective was to compare the use of autologous dermal and temporalis fascia grafts in the treatment of acquired penile curvatures. MATERIALS AND METHODS It was a prospective observational study of 33 cases, conducted in Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar from March 2007 to September 2013. All the patients had stable Peyronies(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)
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