Vipul A Upadhyay

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PURPOSE Report of MMIHS in siblings with emphasis on diagnostic aspects in antenatal scanning and genetics. METHOD Two case reports and review of the literature RESULTS The firstborn child of this family was a female infant with a postnatal diagnosis of MMIHS. In the consecutive pregnancy frequent antenatal scans were performed, which showed normal(More)
AIMS To study the presentation of meatal stenosis as a complication of circumcision done in boys of neonatal or nappy age. METHODS A total of 50 patients were studied. These patients had meatotomy performed to treat meatal stenosis. All the patients had circumcision during the neonatal period or in the nappy age. Meatal stenosis was defined as change in(More)
To determine the most successful mode of treatment, 33 consecutive cases of duodenal atresia treated by duodenoduodenostomy and not associated with other gastro-intestinal anomalies were analysed retrospectively. These patients have been placed in a nonrandomised fashion into one of three groups: Group A: Duodenostomy (side to side) with gastrostomy and(More)
Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula patients are known to have associated anomalies. Malrotation is a dangerous diagnosis to miss. The association of oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula with malrotation is known but not quantified and certainly not emphasised enough in the literature. We retrospectively studied our population(More)
AIMS Carcinoid tumours (CT) of the appendix are rare in children. The study aims to review paediatric CT of the appendix in Auckland and conduct a literature review. METHOD Retrospective review of all CT of the appendix at the Auckland paediatric hospital from 1965 until 2008. Patients were identified from the Auckland Laboratory Pathology Department(More)
AIM To review the experience of paediatric ovarian masses at Starship Children's Hospital (Auckland, New Zealand). Primarily to assess the range of pathology, the presenting features, and the surgical management of these lesions. METHODS A search of the hospital surgical pathology database was carried out to identify patients less than 16 years in whom(More)
BACKGROUND E nterobius vermicularis is one of the most common parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract, and has been shown to infest up to 28% of children worldwide. The role of E . vermicularis in acute appendicitis has previously been questioned, with some studies identifying infection as a precursor for inflammation of the appendix, with others(More)
AIM Most children are continent of urine by the time they are in primary school. Balanced micturition and paradoxically dysfunctional voiding (DV) are acquired behaviour. Children need easy access to toilets at school, to comply with timed voiding which is part of the treatment for DV. This study investigated children's access to primary school toilets in(More)
The ultrasonographic (US) appearance of a syringocoele of the bulbourethral (Cowper) duct, with correlative urethrocystoscopic images, is demonstrated. An infant boy, 5 weeks of age, who presented with E. coli infection of the urinary tract also had bilateral hydroureteronephrosis, small bilateral simple ureterocoeles, and posterior urethral valve leaflets.
AIM To determine what should be done with incidentally discovered urachal remnants. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 10-year retrospective study revealed 24 patients with urachal remnants. The histology of the urachal remnants was reviewed. A review of the data on urachal carcinoma in adults diagnosed and treated during the same period in an adjacent adult(More)