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BACKGROUND To evaluate 209 consecutive children who underwent laparoscopic hernia repair over a 7-year period. Technical details and clinical results are reported. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 284 open internal rings were closed laparoscopically in 209 children (142 boys and 67 girls, aged 30 days to 15 years, mean 44 months). One 5-mm and two 3-mm… (More)
We present the case of an 18-year-old male who 8 months after a living-related donor, one-haplotype-matched renal transplantation developed acute thrombosis of the renal allograft artery, within 10 h of the first dose of OKT3. The antibody therapy had followed five daily doses of intravenous pulse methylprednisolone for a Banff class 1B acute… (More)
Hypoparathyroidism is associated with chronic hypocalcaemia which can have a variety of manifestations including cardiovascular changes. We describe here a case of primary hypoparathyroidism associated with systolic dysfunction of left ventricle presenting as a dilated cardiomyopathy in addition to other manifestations.
Presentations of Anorexia Nervosa in India are usually atypical and anorexia is more commonly a symptom rather than a syndrome. This report highlights a case of anorexia following medical termination of pregnancy and laproscopic sterilisation, its association with conflicts regarding childbirth and motherhood in a 34 year old woman and the impact of… (More)
A rare association of horseshoe kidney with pyelic fusion with crossed single ureter along with a rare unusual variant of complete urethral duplication is described. We review the available literature on this rare association and present its management.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To give a report of 36 consecutive children who underwent laparoscopic Anderson-Hynes dismembered pyeloplasty by a single lead surgeon. PATIENTS AND METHODS The diagnosis of pelviureteric junction obstruction was firmly established in all patients based on history, clinical examination, renal sonography and scintigraphy.… (More)