Bhuvanesh Nanjappa

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PURPOSE To compare the safety and efficacy of naftopidil and tamsulosin with prednisolone as medical expulsive therapy for distal ureteric stones. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between July 2010 and March 2012, 120 adult patients presenting with distal ureteric stones of size 5 to 10 mm were randomized equally to tamsulosin (group A), naftopidil (group B) or(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcome of visual internal urethrotomy with a holmium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser along with intralesional triamcinolone injection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with an anterior urethral stricture less than 3 cm in length were evaluated by clinical history, physical examination, uroflowmetry, and retrograde urethrogram(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of alfuzosin and tadalafil as combination therapy compared with each monotherapy, in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS Men over the age of 50 years with LUTS secondary to BPH and an International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) 8(More)
PURPOSE To review our experience with the management of fragmented and retained pigtail percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) tubes and to explore the reasons for the fragmentation. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed our institute database from January 2006 to December 2011 for patients who had undergone retrieval of fragmented PCN tubes. We(More)
Ureteral injury is usually iatrogenic after gynecologic or obstetric surgeries. Ureterouterine fistula is a rare complication. It most commonly occurs after a caesarean section. A 24-year-old woman presented with paradoxic incontinence 1 week after caesarean section. Intravenous urography revealed a left ureterouterine fistula. She was treated successfully(More)
Spontaneous rupture of adrenal pheochromocytoma is an extremely rare condition which presents as an abdominal catastrophe. Unrecognized, this transformation can rapidly lead to death. We report a case of a 63-year-old male who presented with hemorrhagic shock secondary to ruptured adrenal pheochromocytoma. The clinical course is notable for immediate(More)
We report the case of a 55-year-old woman with bilateral, large, calcified adrenal tumors who was treated by laparoscopic adrenalectomy. The patient presented with upper abdominal discomfort for the past 5 years. Her imaging showed bilateral enlarged adrenal glands up to 10-cm size with punctate calcifications. Positron emission tomography scan demonstrated(More)