Pramada Valli

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Acute lobular nephritis is a focal bacterial infection localizer within the parenchyma of the kidney which may develops with abscess formation; clinical features of such evolution include, fever, chills, flank pain and the hematological findings of infective disease. Echographic pattern includes a law-level echogenic mass with a central hypoechoic or(More)
The authors describe both procedure details and results in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by a transcutaneous radiofrequency ablation (TRAP). Using a "cool-tip" needle/electrode, they obtained a large cavitation or a collapse (urethral damage free) of the adenoma, the different result depending on the utilized radiofrequency (RF) energy and the(More)
Treatment of renal cysts in the ultrasound guided percutaneous drainage, associated with intra-cavital sclerosis-inducing agents to avoid recurrence, is often proposed. This report describes the technique and the most suitable sclerosis inducing agents. The best results are obtained with alcohol. No increase in complications or discomfort was observed.
14 patients with primitive testicular cancer underwent US and afterwards surgery. A comparison between echo-pattern and hysto-pathology was done with the following results: sharp limits and ipoechoic homogeneous pattern in leydigioma and low-staging seminoma. Presence of anechoic areas and irregular limits: teratoma and embrionary carcinoma with no(More)
From 1985 to 1993 we observed 9 female patients with urethral diverticula. All patients underwent first clinical examination and then US (suprapubic and transrectal or transvaginal scans) and X-ray cystography which demonstrated the communication between the diverticula and the urethra, MRI was also performed, in order to explain the rapports between the(More)
Percutaneous echoguided drainage of retroperitoneal collections is to be considered a recommendable technique which guarantees a good percentage of success and a complete resolution of the effusions and also gives a low percentage of complications. The drainage can be made through a simple percutaneous needle puncture or through a catheter which is kept for(More)
The abdominal and transrectal ultrasound is of a great importance in the follow-up and in the early postoperatory control in the patients which have undergone a radical prostatectomy. The abdominal ultrasonography can be used to identify the presence of abdominal or pelvic fluid collections in the postoperative period or to evaluating the upper urinary(More)
Both prophylaxis and stone-free status after ESWL are most important goals in treating urinary stone disease, because his high social cost. In order to this situation, we matched two homogeneous groups of patients that underwent ESWL because renal stones: during a one year follow-up with several US controls, daily 1.5 litres of low mineral content water was(More)