Rakesh Kaul

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BACKGROUND Aim of the study was to assess prostate motion on daily basis with respect to setup and to compare the shifts based on bony anatomy and gold fiducial markers. MATERIALS AND METHODS Gold fiducial markers were inserted in prostate under U/S guidance and daily portal images were taken and compared with digitally reconstructed images, both using(More)
Equine influenza is a contagious viral disease that affects all members of the family Equidae, i.e., horses, donkeys and mules. The authors describe the pattern of equine influenza outbreaks in a number of states of India from July 2008 to June 2009. The disease was first reported in June 2008 in Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) and spread to ten other states(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse initial results of newly designed ileal neobladder-a modification of Studer neobladder METHODS Twenty-four patients with urinary bladder cancer underwent radical cystoprostatectomy from February 2005 to March 2006. Twenty-one of them had urinary diversion using ileal neobladder in spherical configuration with ileal neourethra (giving(More)
This retrospective study evaluates the morbidity and outcome of cystectomy and urinary diversion in octogenarians with invasive bladder cancer. Records of all patients older than 80 years who underwent cystectomy during the last 10 years were analyzed retrospectively. Among 565 cystectomies, 11(< 2%) patients were identified and evaluated for intraoperative(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility of minilaparotomy for radical cystoprostatectomy (RCP) and urinary diversion in the management of urinary bladder carcinoma. METHODS A total of 45 consecutive patients with muscle invasive urinary bladder cancer underwent RCP and urinary diversion [32, 12 and 1 patients with pitchers pot orthotopic neobladder (NB),(More)
BACKGROUND: The ability to establish pneumoperitoneum has long been regarded as the integral first step to any successful laparoscopic procedure. Direct trocar insertion (DTI) is one of the safe and an effective alternative to Veress needle insertion, Open access (Hassan’s technique) and Visual entry systems (disposable Optic trocars and Endotip visual(More)
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