Abraham O Cherian

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AIM To undertake an online survey of current hypospadias surgery practice among those specialists attending the IVth World Congress of the International Society for Hypospadias and Disorders of Sex Development (ISHID), 2011. MATERIALS AND METHODS An online survey covering 22 separate questions relating to proximal and distal hypospadias surgery was set(More)
OBJECTIVE Dextranomer-hyaluronic acid (Deflux(®)), the most widely used compound in the endoscopic treatment of vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR) today, is believed to provoke only minimal inflammation. Reports of calcification of Deflux(®) are increasing. We ascertain the incidence of Deflux(®) calcification appearing as distal ureteric calculi on ultrasound.(More)
Forty percent of renal cell carcinomas (RCCs) in childhood are characterized by translocation involving transcription factor E3 (TFE3) family members. Here, we describe a case of TFE3-positive RCC in which metastatic relapse to the mediastinal lymph nodes and pulmonary nodules was treated with single-agent sunitinib, a multitargeted tyrosine inhibitor.(More)
AIM To present the outcome of an online survey of the current practice in feminizing surgery for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) among the specialists attending the IVth World Congress of the International Society of Hypospadias and Disorders of the Sex Development (ISHID), 2011. MATERIAL AND METHODS An online survey covered 13 individual questions(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the i ncidence a nd cha racteristics of Tenofovir (TDF) induced nephrotoxicity among people living with HIV AIDS (PLHA) receiving TDF based anti-retroviral therapy (ART) at Christian Medical College, Vellore. METHOD Medical record review of all the PLHA who is being enrolled and followed up at the ART clinic at CMC, Vellore. (More)
OBJECTIVE In this video we will demonstrate endo-ureterotomy using a cutting balloon for vesico-ureteric junction (VUJ) dilatation and stenting of the primary obstructive megaureter. METHOD For the technique, a 0.014 inch guide-wire is endoscopically inserted through the VUJ and allowed to curl in the megaureter. A 3 mm atherotome-bladed cutting balloon(More)
We present a case of giant condyloma acuminatum (CA) in a 3-year-old girl with rapidly growing vulval and periurethral lesions, which was investigated thoroughly and successfully treated with excision biopsy. Genital warts in the form of giant alarming vestibular, vulval and periurethral lesions of CA are very rare in children. There is need for a(More)
OBJECTIVE We have previously reported our early experience (2 patients) of single-incision nephrectomy via the retroperitoneal prone route using an advanced access platform (GelPOINT Mini). Here, we review our series to date and also present a detailed video demonstrating the technique. METHOD In the prone position, a single transverse incision was made(More)