Archive for Urology News



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Dr. Samadi Discusses Serene Branson’s On-Air Complex Migraine – Fox News – Video

Dr. Samadi, member of the Fox News Medical "A-Team" and Vice Chair of Urology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center discusses three medical stories in this Fox News segment. Serene Branson, the CBS news reporter has been making headlines with what appeared at the time to be an on-air stroke while reporting from the Grammys

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Can Sunbathing Help You Live Longer? – Fox News – Video

Dr. David Samadi of the Fox News "Medical A-Team" and Vice Chair of the Urology Department at Mt. Sinai Hospital discusses a new Swedish study that claims that women who sunbathe live longer lives than ones who don't.

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UAB Hospital Ranked by US News

For over 20 years, UAB has been ranked by USNews

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Moderate alcohol consumption good for renal transplant patients – Video

Rachel Glaser reports: Renal and Urology News confirmed a study that found drinking alcohol in moderate doses correlates with a low prevalence of post-transplant diabetes and decreased risk of death in renal transplant recipients. For more information: http://www.lifequotes.com

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Urology news story from Detroit – Video

Short story on research at Beaumont Hospital to re-route nerve endings to allow a paralyzed patient urinate more easily.

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Postnatal outcome of fetal hydronephrosis: Implications for prenatal counselling

Babu Ramesh, Sai Venkata Indian Journal of Urology 2010 26(1):60-62 Objectives : Hydronephrosis is commonly detected during antenatal scans. There are multiple conflicting prognostic factors in the literature with no clear focus on the postnatal outcome. The aim of the study is to assess the outcome of fetal hydronephrosis, based on antenatal sonography. Materials and […]

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Retrograde ureteroscopic intrarenal surgery for large (1.6-3.5 cm) upper ureteric/renal calculus

Prabhakar M Indian Journal of Urology 2010 26(1):46-49 Objective : To assess the feasibility of retrograde ureteroscopic intrarenal surgery (RIRS) as a viable alternate to percutaneous nephrostolithotripsy (PCNL) in treating patients with renal and upper ureteric calculus of 1.6 cm to 3.5 cm stone burden. Materials and Methods : From October 2007 to November 2008, […]

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Laparoscopic stentless pyeloplasty: An early experience

Kumar Vikas, Mandhani Anil Indian Journal of Urology 2010 26(1):50-55 Introduction : Double J stent has been an important adjunct to laparoscopic pyeloplasty. It is also associated with symptoms and significant morbidity. This study analyses the outcome of transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty without a double J stent. Materials and Methods : Sixteen patients of ureteropelvic junction […]

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Upgrading of gleason score on radical prostatectomy specimen compared to the pre-operative needle core biopsy: An Indian experience

Nayyar Rishi, Singh Prabhjot, Gupta Narmada P, Hemal Ashok K, Dogra Prem N, Seth Amlesh, Kumar Rajeev Indian Journal of Urology 2010 26(1):56-59 Objectives : To assess the accuracy of Gleason grading/scoring on preoperative needle core biopsy (NCB) compared to the radical prostatectomy (RP) specimen. Materials and Methods : Data of NCB and RP specimens […]

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Laparoscopic pyeloplasty in pediatric patients: The SGPGI experience

Maheshwari Ruchir, Ansari M S, Mandhani Anil, Srivastava Aneesh, Kapoor Rakesh Indian Journal of Urology 2010 26(1):36-40 Objectives : To determine the safety, efficacy and long-term outcome of laparoscopic pyeloplasty in pediatric patients. Materials and Methods : A prospective analysis of data of pediatric patients under the age of 15 years, who had undergone laparoscopic […]

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Tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy

Agrawal Madhu Sudan, Agrawal Mayank Indian Journal of Urology 2010 26(1):16-24 Introduction and Objective : Placement of a percutaneous nephrostomy tube for drainage has been an integral part of the standard percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) procedure. However, in recent years, the procedure has been modified to what has been called 'tubeless' PCNL, in which nephrostomy tube […]

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