Sailaja Pisipati

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In 50% of involuntarily childless couples a male infertility associated factor is found together with abnormal semen parameters. Surgical management of male infertility has advanced significantly over the last decade. This improvement in operative intervention is due in part to advancements in assisted reproductive technologies and associated new sperm(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children. However, management varies widely. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of introducing a care pathway on the management of childhood appendicitis. METHODS Data were collected prospectively for 3 successive cohorts: All patients operated for suspected appendicitis(More)
Although the optimal treatment for patients with high-risk prostate cancer remains unclear, combined radiotherapy and androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) has become the standard of care; however, more recently, this paradigm has been challenged. In contemporary surgical series, using a multimodal approach with primary radical prostatectomy and adjuvant(More)
A 66-year-old man underwent repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm and synchronous stenting of a thoracic aneurysm compressing his left main bronchus. This resulted in further bronchial compression which was also stented. An aorto-bronchial fistula resulting in severe haemoptysis occurred a few weeks later. This was successfully treated with repeat(More)
We report a male fetus with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung, who was treated by laser with resolution of hydrops. Postnatally, the infant had the typical abdominal wall laxity and undescended testes characteristic of prune-belly syndrome. The sonographic diagnosis of cystic adenomatoid malformation was confirmed histologically after(More)
INTRODUCTION T-cell prolymphocytic leukaemia is a rare condition that constitutes around 2% of cases of small lymphocytic leukaemia in adults. It follows an aggressive clinical course with a poor prognosis. CASE PRESENTATION We report a 55-year-old male who was diagnosed with T-cell prolymphocytic leukaemia following investigations for microscopic(More)
Arginine vasopressin (AVP), also known as vasopressin or anti-diuretic hormone, is a neuropeptide produced in the hypothalamus. It is primarily responsible for osmoregulation and thus maintains body fluid homeostasis. It is also a potent vasoconstrictor, may have a role in higher cognitive functions and affects metabolism. All the biological and cellular(More)
PURPOSE Assessing the unmet needs of cancer patients can help providers tailor health care services to patients' specific needs. This study examines whether the unmet informational and supportive care needs of the patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer vary by the patients' age, sex, or individual treatment choices. METHODS AND MATERIALS(More)