Maddur Srinivas

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Widespread antenatal screening has resulted in increased detection of anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract. The present guidelines update the recommendations published in 2000. Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH) is transient and resolves by the third trimester in almost one-half cases. The presence of oligohydramnios and additional renal or extrarenal(More)
Solitary kidneys in renal donors and patients who have undergone unilateral nephrectomy for malignant disease have been reported to undergo hyperfiltration injury. This study was undertaken to evaluate the somatic growth and development of followed-up patient after Wilms' tumor to evaluate their renal function and identify any evidence of injury in the(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the results of performing percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in all patients with kidneys with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) and split renal function (SRF) of less than 10%, because the management of such cases is still under debate. If SRF improves, we perform pyeloplasty, otherwise nephrectomy is done. METHODS The records(More)
Zinc is an important trace element having a definitive role in the metabolism, growth and development and reproduction. During pregnancy the requirements for zinc increase. This study was designed to evaluate the zinc status of normal women, normal pregnant women and their newborn babies. Forty normal adult females, 40 normal pregnant women and their(More)
Gastric teratoma (GT) comprises less than 1% of all teratomas in children. Though GT in the presence of immature neuroepethelial elements is regarded as malignant, the prognosis is excellent after complete excision of the tumor. Because of its rarity the world literature lacks a large study. Clinical experience with ten cases of GT is presented and(More)
BACKGROUND Pure esophageal atresia (EA) and esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula (EA-TEF) are commonly associated with various anomalies. Associated anomalies, especially those of upper airways may alter the management strategies. This study was designed to find out the role of preoperative laryngotracheobronchoscopy (LTB) just prior to the(More)
The present study is an analysis of 747 patients with hydrocephalus, treated and followed up in the Hydrocephalus Clinic run by the department of Paediatric Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The distribution of patients was: congenital-46%, post-meningomyelocoele excision-28%, post-meningitic-21% and others-5% (including(More)
Metronidazole, a 5-nitroimidazole drug has been reported to decrease testicular weight, testicular and epididymal spermatid counts and causes abnormal sperm morphology with degeneration of seminiferous tubules with 6 weeks treatment of metronidazole (400 mg/kg, day). In contrast to DNA flow cytometry (FCM), the histological and gravimetric parameters do not(More)
Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy is a laucocytoclastic vasculitis characterized by a triad of fever, large purpuric skin lesions and edema. The presentation is often dramatic. The manifestations are often misinterpreted as a septicemic illness. We report the occurrence of this syndrome in a 1 1/2-year-old-child, highlighting some of the diagnostic and(More)