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Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is increasing its market share in many industrial, health, surveillance and nuclear applications. This paper describes the design of a WSN that allows smart real time monitoring of radiation levels at nuclear facilities. We develop a local low cost prototype of wireless sensor node equipped with a radiation sensor. The(More)
The management of renal calculi following previous open surgery represents a challenge for urologists. The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcomes and safety of ureteroscopic laser retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for renal calculi following prior open renal surgery. The charts of 53 patients who underwent RIRS for renal calculi following prior(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to identify the spectrum of disease characteristics of pheochromocytoma in children. METHODS Records of 21 consecutive children diagnosed with pheochromocytoma were reviewed. Patients' age, sex, presentation, associated conditions, diagnostic and imaging modalities used, preoperative preparation, operative details,(More)
PURPOSE To present our experience in the management of symptomatic ureteral calculi during pregnancy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-three pregnant women, aged between 19 and 28 years presented to the obstetric and urology departments with renal colic (17 cases, 73.9%) and fever and renal pain (6 cases, 26.1%); suggesting ureteric stones. The diagnosis was(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe our findings in four patients with multiple/bilateral renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome. PATIENTS AND METHODS A series of four patients with BHD syndrome and RCC is analyzed. Patient charts were reviewed for age, sex, presentation, various clinical manifestations, imaging, management and outcome. RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the presentation, manifestations and outcome in consecutive patients with phaeochromocytoma, as this disease has a wide range of pathological and clinical expressions. PATIENTS AND METHODS The records of 115 patients with phaeochromocytoma were analysed retrospectively, recording the patients' age, sex, presenting symptoms and(More)
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the outcome of ureteroscopic holmium laser lithotripsy (UHLL) in children, taking into consideration different stone locations. Records of 15 children with ureteral calculi managed with UHLL were reviewed. All patients were evaluated with history, clinical, radiological and laboratory assessment prior to treatment.(More)
OBJECTIVES In this study, we try to evaluate the efficacy and safety of holmium lasers for treatment of ureteric stones in patients with renal impairment or obstructive anuria. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-six patients were included in this study, of which 20 patients presented with elevated blood urea and serum creatinine (2.1-7.6 mg%), and six patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our 8-year follow up for redo hypospadias repair. METHODS A total of 56 patients with previous failed hypospadias repair were included in our study. Patients' data were analyzed regarding age, number of previous repairs, meatal location, procedure performed, operative time and complications. Patients were followed up for 3 to 102 (mean(More)