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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Situs inversus totalis and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) occur with an incidence of 1/10,000 in the general population and 1 in 1000 live births, respectively. Association of the two conditions is rare and there are few pediatric case reports. Association of situs inversus totalis and autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease has(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)
Renomedullary interstitial cell tumor or medullary fibroma, is a small tumor that commonly presents as an incidental finding, but in rare cases maybe large and symptomatic. Although it is a benign tumor, it is difficult to differentiate this lesion from other malignancies of the kidney on radiological basis and hence many patients undergo radical(More)