Himanshu Chaudhary

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We investigated the role of vitamin-D receptor gene (VDR) and calcitonin receptor (CTR) gene polymorphism in childhood nephrolithiasis in the north Indian population. A control group of 60 healthy paediatric individuals (age range 4−16 years) and 50 paediatric patients (age range 2–14 years) with kidney stones were examined. Polymorphism in both genes (VDR(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the long-term results of sigmoid vaginoplasty for Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. The social and psychological acceptance of the procedure is also discussed in terms of a developing country scenario. METHODS A total of 14 patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome were treated at our institute from January 1995(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe modifications to laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy (LLDN) to make it more cost-effective for developing countries; LLDN was developed as a better alternative to conventional donor nephrectomy, with advantages of an earlier return to normal activities and smaller scars, but is not popular in developing countries because of high cost(More)
BACKGROUND The clinico-pathological characteristics of renal pelvic malignancies associated with stones were retrospectively analyzed. AIMS The main objective was to define the biological behavior and prognostic factors for these malignancies. SETTINGS & DESIGN The tumors were classified according to the pathological types. The clinical data, imaging(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine whether fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of testis alone is sufficient to diagnose testicular function and whether follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) estimation can be safely eliminated from the evaluation protocol of the azoospermic subject. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 46 adult azoospermic males(More)
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