Nitin Sudhakar Kekre

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OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of occult stress urinary incontinence (SUI) among Indian women with genitourinary prolapse, and determine the risk of developing SUI after vaginal hysterectomy and pelvic floor repair in Indian women with occult SUI. METHODS A prospective cohort study of 78 women with significant genitourinary prolapse without symptoms(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated the effect of the alpha-blocker tamsulosin on stone clearance, analgesic requirements and steinstrasse in shock wave lithotripsy for solitary renal and ureteral calculus. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective, double-blind, randomized placebo controlled study was performed during 1 year involving 60 patients with a solitary renal or(More)
Maximal androgen blockade (MAB) refers to the combination of medical (gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist) or surgical castration with an anti-androgen for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. A substantial body of basic research has improved our understanding of the interactions between the anti-androgens, the androgen receptor, and androgen(More)
PURPOSE We compared the safety and efficacy of bipolar transurethral resection and monopolar resection for bladder tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS A single center, parallel arm, randomized, controlled trial was performed from May 2011 to August 2012. All patients with suspected bladder tumors were eligible for study inclusion. Those who refused consent and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of covert and overt postpartum urinary retention (PUR) after vaginal delivery and to determine obstetric variables contributing to PUR. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, women who delivered vaginally underwent a transabdominal ultrasound scan for estimation of postvoid residual bladder volume and diagnosis of PUR.(More)
PURPOSE To compare the clinical presentation of prostatic abscess and treatment outcome in two different time frames with regards to etiologies, co-morbid factors and the impact of multidrug resistant organism. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively assessed the charts of 48 patients with the diagnosis of prostatic abscess from 1991 to 2005. The period(More)
Urinary diversion after extirpative surgery of the bladder is done by various methods. Conduit urinary diversion is the most commonly practiced method of urinary diversion. It is relatively easy to perform and has a lower complication rate than other forms of diversion, e.g., orthotopic neobladder and continent cutaneous urinary diversion. Urolithiasis is a(More)
Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) has been a social and a surgical problem for centuries and remains a challenge to surgeons. Though advances have been made in the understanding of the etiology, diagnostic procedures and management of these fistulae, controversies still exist over the ideal approach and time to repair. This review was undertaken to look into the(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Shock wave lithotripsy is the treatment of choice for small renal and upper ureteric stones. This review examines the factors that improve fragmentation and clearance of stones, and recent advances in this area. RECENT FINDINGS Several randomized trials published recently have demonstrated the role of tamsulosin in helping the clearance(More)