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Dr Mahesh R Desai

Designation:Medical Director & Managing Trustee, MPUH
Specialization:Endourology
Education:MS in surgery, F.R.C.S. (Lond.), F.R.C.S.(Edin). MBBS, Post Graduate Training in Surgery,
Phone:091-268-2520323 to 2520330 (Office)
+91-268-2532586 (Residence)
Fax:+91-268-2520248/2520331
Email:mrdesai [at] mpuh [dot] org
Website:http://www.mpuh.org
Biographical Sketch

Dr.Mahesh Desai obtained his MBBS (1966) and M.S. in General Surgery (1970) from B.J. Medical College, Pune University. He received fellowship (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of London and Edinburgh in 1973. In U.K.he obtained specialized training in Urology. He returned to India and started his practice at Ahmedabad. Soon he realized the importance of institutionalized treatment for various kidney diseases.In the year 1976 he joined hands with Dr. V.V. Desai and established Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH) in a rural area Nadiad in the State of Gujarat in India with the aim of providing most modern treatment for the common man.

He was the Chairman of the Department of Urology since 1983 till 12th June, 2010. He is the Managing Trustee of the MPUH and Honorary Managing Director of Muljibhai Patel Society for Research in Nephro-Urology since 16th February, 2001.  Since 12th June, he is  also the Medical Director of MPUH. He also holds the position of Director of Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre. He has held many national and international positions in the field of Urology, some of which are:

 

  • President, Urological Society of India (2006-2007).

  •  Chairman, Sub-specialties, Society International d’Urologie (SIU) (2004-2009)

  •  Chairman, Scientific Committee, Endourology  Society Inc.. (2007 - present)

  •  President, Asian Society of Endourology (2008 -  present). 

  • Chairman, Endourology Education Training Site Committee of Endourology Society Inc. (2008-present).

  • Member, International Committee of American Urological Association (2008 - present).

  • President-Elect, Society International d’Urologie (SIU) (November 2009 - present).

He has mastered the most modern treatment for the stone disease and developed innovative techniques in Percutaenous Nephrolithotrispy (PCNL), Ureteroscopy and ESWL. So far he has done more than 12000 PCNL, probably the largest series in the world. He expanded the use of ultrasound in Urology and established, for the first time, the service of kidney transplantation in Gujarat. He did his first transplant in 1980. 1845 Renal Transplants have been done so far at MPUH. He organized the epidemiological survey for prostatic diseases in ageing male population in Kheda / Charotar district, Gujarat, India.

He was the then Treasurer, Hon. Secretary and the President of the West Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India and he also the Treasurer of Urological Society of India. He was the Chairman of the Endourological Section of Urological Society of India. He also was the National Delegate of Society International d' Urologie.

He has organized successfully several conferences and workshops in India. The institute has produced 450 scientific papers, which were presented at various national and international seminars and conferences.He has So far conducted 93 workshops and 88 scientific papers in national and international journals.His contributions based on academic and scientific activities have resulted in putting Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital as one of the premier institutes in Urology, not only in India but also Internationally. In recognition of its teaching programme, the Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital gained recognition as a teaching institute for postgraduate studies in Nephrology and Urology by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, since 11th March 1993. Dr.Mahesh Desai has been actively involved in the development and promotion of urological education. The DNB training programme has 4 students in Urology per every year. He is an Examiner for the National Board of Examination, Bangladesh University, National University of Singapore.

Dr.Desai was awarded the prestigious Dr.B.C.Roy National Award for the year 2000 in the Category of "Recognition of the best talents in encouraging the development of Specialties in different branches of Medicine - by the President of India". He has also received several national and international awards such as the President's Gold medal of Urological Society of India, President's Gold Medal of West Zone Chapter of USI, UNO's International Award for Medical Scientific Group in the field of Urology and "Late Dr. Piyush V. Patel Award for "Excellence in Medical Field" at the 105th Annual Day Celebration of Ahmedabad Medical Association on 24th June, 2007.He was felicitated by the All India Journalist Association its Annual meeting held at Nadiad on 5th June, 2005.

He has been a visiting professor at the Duke University,Stanford University,Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA,University of Vienna and Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar to name a few.He has been made a Hononary Member of the Singapore Urological Association.

Dr. Mahesh Desai's wide experience and skill has resulted in his being elected as a member of American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons. He is the first Indian to have this honour. He was the first Indian to have this honor. He was also a first Indian to deliver a Guest Lecture in the plenary session of American Urological Association's Annual Conference held at Chicago on 30th April, 2003. He is on the Editorial Board of Journal of Endourology and has made valuable contributions, which have gained wide international recognition. He is Chairman, Sub-Speciality, Society International d'Urologie. Under his leadership India hosted for the first time the World Congress on Endourology in November, 2004 in Mumbai.

Under his guidence so far 30 courses in different fields of Urology have been conducted of which more than 2000 delegates have taken the benefit at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre.

Education

1966: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery “MBBS” from B.J.Medical College, Pune University.

1970: M.S. in Surgery from Sassoon Hospital, Pune University.

1973: Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons London and Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

1972 to 1975: Training in Urology under Mr.Tuffil & Mr.J.P.William at Lewisham Group of Hospitals London & Jocegreen Hospital, Dartford, Kent.

Board Certification
  1. Indian Medical Council
  2. Gujarat Medical Council
  3. Maharashtra Medical Council
  4. British Medical Council
Academic Positions
  1. Medical Director & Managing Trustee,Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India.
  2. Hon. Visiting  Professor of Surgery,Pramukh Swami Medical College & Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad, S.P.University, V.V.Nagar. India.
  3. Examiner for National Board of Examination, New Delhi, India
  4. Nominated for External Examiner in M.S.Final Examination , Dhaka - Bangladesh University.
  5. Assessor (Examiner), National University of Singapore, Academy of Medicine,Singapore.
Research Interests
  1. Endo-Urology with Special interest in Urolithiasis
  2. Ultrasonography in Urology
  3. Kidney Transplantation
  4. Paediatric Urology
  5. Uro-Oncology
  6. Carcinoma Prostate
Courses Conducted
  1. Workshop on TURP in August,1986 at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad.
  2. Workshop in CME programme on behalf of The Western Chapter of ASI in November,1986 demonstrating all types of Urinary Stone Surgeries.
  3. Workshop on Open Renal Surgery in 1986 at Rajkot.
  4. Conducted Uro-Radiological Conference held at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad in 1989.
  5. Conducted and Demonstrated Endo-Urological Workshop held for a week at Jallandhar (Punjab) in April,1989.
  6. Conducted Workshop on Uretero-Renoscopy held at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad. Under the Auspices of USI, 1989.
  7. CME programme on Transrectal Ultrasonography of the Prostate at Jallandhar (Punjab) 3-7 May,1991.
  8. Conducted UGC Refresher Course on Management of Stone, under the Auspices of the University Grant Commission January 1993.
  9. Conducted Symposium on Ureteric Stone Management under the Auspices of North Gujarat Surgeons & Physicians Association on Sept.1993.
  10. Conducted Endo-Urology Instruction Course on 11-12-13 Feb.1994 under the Auspices of West Zone Chapter of USI held at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad.
  11. Conducted Workshop on Ultrasound in Urology & TUNA 24-25 June,1995.
  12. Conducted Workshop on Stricture Urethra held at Solapur under the Auspices of Solapur Surgical Association, in 1995.
  13. Conducted a Workshop on "Minimally Invasive Procedure in Urology" held at LLRM Medical College, Meerut under the Auspices of Meerut Surgical Society and North Zone Chapter of USI in March 1996.
  14. Conducted Workshop on Infertility and Impotence held at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital,Nadiad April,1996.
  15. Conducted a Teaching Workshop on Modern Management of Urolithiasis held at Nagarcoil on October,1996 under the Auspices of International College of Surgeons.
  16. Conducted Pre-conference Teaching Video workshop on Endo-Urology under the auspices of USICON-97 at Mumbai on January 20,1997.
  17. Conducted Operative Workshop on Endo-Urology held at Nagpur under the Auspices of West Zone USI & Urology Society of Central India from 29-30th April,1997.
  18. Conducted Operative Workshop on PCNL & URS Pre-Conference of Bangladesh Uological Society's Annual Meeting held at Dhaka on 20-25th March,1998.
  19. Conducted Upper Tract Endo-Urology Workshop at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad on 10,11,12 April, 1998.
  20. Conducted Operative Workshop on URS & PCNL under the Auspices of General Surgical C.M.E. cum Endo-Urological Workshop organised by Jammu Surgical Society & ASI North Zone CME Committee on 24 & 25th October,1998.
  21. Conducted Operative Workshop on TUNA under the Auspices of National Workshop on Benign Hypertrophy of prostate.Organised by SGPGI, Lucknow, on 23rd & 24th November, 1998.
  22. Conducted Operative Workshop on "Problems in Upper Tract Endourology" during XIIth Annual Conference of South Zone Urological Society of India held at Bangalore on 13th & 15th July, 2001.
  23. Conducted Live Operative Workshop on the Management of Lower urinary tract obstruction and Panel Discussion on BPH held at Gwalior on 18th August, 2001.
  24. Conducted Operative Workshop during the Urology Workshop 2001 held at Hyderabad on 15th & 16th September, 2001.
  25. Conducted 1st Live Radical Prostatectomy World Summit Tele Video Conference with Cleveland Clinic, Ohio from 13 to 15th March, 2002.
  26. Conducted Operative Workshop and CME in Advanced Urologic Surgery held at Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi Cantt from 27th to 28th April, 2002.
  27. Conducted Operative Workshop on - Reconstructive Urology ' Adult and Paediatric' Organised on 9th August during the 13th Annual Conference South Zone Urological Society of India held at Calicut from 9th to 11th August, 2002.
  28. Conducted operative Workshop at Nadiad during the 12th Annual Conference of West Zone Urological Society of India held at Nadiad from 24th to 27th October, 2002.
  29. Conducted Operative Workshop on "Endourology" on 16th January, 2003 during the 36th Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held at Guwahati from 17th January to 20th January, 2003.
  30. Conducted 1st Live World Summit on Kidney Surgery - Tele Video Conference with Cleveland Clinic, Ohio from 5th to 7th February, 2003.
  31. Workshop on Endourology, Laproscopic Urology and CME at Venkateshwara Kidney Centre, Ambedkar Road, Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, India on 18th May, 2003.
  32. Conducted Video Workshop on Pyeloplasty during the XIV Annual Conference of South Zone - Urological Society of India held at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India on 11th July, 2003.
  33. Conducted Instructional Course on "Percutaneous and Endoscopic Management of Urinary Calculi" during the Annual Conference of Society Internationale d' Urology held at Honolulu, Hawai from 3rd to 7th October, 2004.
  34. Conducted Live Operative Workshop at Nadiad to the Venue at Mumbai Via Satellite on 2nd November, 2004 during the 22nd World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 20th Basic Research Symposia to be held at Mumbai from 02nd to 05th Nov.2004.
  35. Conducted Tele Surgery (Laparoscopic Radical
    Nephrectomy) on 21st January during the Surgical Oncology Workshop held at Cancer Institute, Adaya,Chennai.
  36. Conducted Tele Surgery on 10th February to Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi organized by Karl Storz, New Delhi.
  37. Chief External Examiner for the Urology Exit / Annual Assessment of Academy of Medicine, Singapore on 26th February, 2005.
  38. Conducted Andrology Workshop at MPUH, Nadiad from 12 to 13th March, 2005.
  39. Conducted Live Tele Surgery transmitted to Mumbai during the IMAGES 2005,Conference held at Mumbai on 12th June, 2005.
  40. Conducted Operative Workshop during the Endourology & Laparoscopic Urology Workshop held at Bhubaneswar from 6th to 7th August, 2005.
  41. Conducted Advanced Course in Urology from 2nd to 4th September, 2005 at Singapore.
  42. Attended as an Appraiser for DNB Practical Examination held at Chennai from 15th to 18th October, 2005.
  43. Conducted Endourology Instruction Course during the East Zone USICON 2005 held at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal from 11 to 13th November, 2005.
  44. Conducted Operative Workshop at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad during the 7th Annual Conference of Gujarat State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India (GSC-ASI) and 32nd Annual Conference of Gujarat State Surgeons Association (GSSA) from 2nd to 4th December, 2005.
  45. Participated in an Instructional Course on Laparoscopy held at Mumbai from 6th to 8th January, 2006 during the SIU Instructional Course.
  46. Conducted and participated in an Instructional Course on PCNL held at Mumbai from 6th to 8th January, 2006 during the SIU Instructional Course.
  47. Conducted Pre-congress Endourology and Laparoscopic Urology Live Surgery during the Urofair 2006 held at Singapore from 16 to 19 February, 06.
  48. Conducted Pre-conference operative workshop during South Zone USICON 2006 held at Trivandrum from 14th to 16th July, 2006.
  49. Conducted a Postgraduate course on "Percutaneous Access" during the 24th World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 22nd Basic Research Symposia held at Cleveland, USA from 17 to 20th August, 2006 and participated as follows.
  50. Dr. Mahesh Desai conducted Operative workshop at MPUH, Nadiad on 14th September, 2006 during the Pediatric Congress held at Goa.
  51. Conducted Indo German Live Op. Symposium and Update on Endourology on 3rd and 4th November 2006 and surgeries are telecasted live to the Germany via ISDN.
  52. Conducted an Instructional Course on "Endourology" during the Annual conference of Urological Society of India (USICON 2007) held at Patna from 7th to 10th February,
  53. Participated as a Faculty during the workshop held at Vijaya Hospital, Chennai from 24th to 25th February, 2007.
  54. Conducted "UROLAPCON 2007" held at Calicut from 15 to 18th March, 2007.
  55. Conducted PCNL and Ureteroscopy Workshop at "Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre", Nadiad from 2nd to 6th April, 2007.
  56. Instruction Course on "Contemporary Intra-operative Ultrasonography in Minimally- invasive Urology" during American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Anaheim, CA from 19th to 24th May, 2007.
  57. Conducted Ultrasound Workshop during the South Zone USICON 2007 held at Coimbatore from 13th to 15th June, 2007.
  58. Operative workshop conducted at Hamad Medical Centre, Doha Qatar from 18th to 21st August, 2007.
  59. Instructional Course on "Transplantation: Religious, Ethical and Technical Issues"during the Society International d' Urology (SIU) Conference held at Paris, France from 2nd to 6th September, 2007.
  60. Instructional Course on PCNL and Ureteroscopy conducted at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre (JPAC), Nadiad from 11th to 13th September, 2007.
  61. Instructional Course on Incontinence and Prosthesis conducted at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre (JPAC), Nadiad from 1st to 2nd October, 2007.
  62. Instructional Course on Flexible Ureteroscopy conducted at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre (JPAC), Nadiad from 6th to 7th October, 2007.
  63. Conducted Operative Workshop during the Gujarat State Surgeons Conference 2007 on 30th November, 2007.
  64. Conducted PCNL Instruction Course during the Chinese Urological Association Annual Conference held at Xiamen, China from 16th November, 2007.
  65. Participated as a faculty during the operative workshop "Advances in Minimally Invasive Urology & LASER Surgery" held at Department of Urology, Army Hospital, New Delhi from 1st & 2nd December, 2007.
  66. Instructional Course on Minimal invasive surgery update at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre (JPAC), Nadiad 9th December to 12th December 2007.
  67. Conducted live surgery at MPUH which was telecasted live through ISDN at Germany during the Indo German Live Op. Symposium and Update on Endourology on 7th February, 2008.
  68. Conducted PCNL Workshop during the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference held at Hong Kong from 24th to 28th February, 2008.
  69. Conducted Instruction Course on Laparoscopy at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 18th March to 20th March 2008.
  70. Conducted Instruction Course on Andrology at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 3rd April to 5th April 2008.
  71. Conducted Instruction Course on BPH at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 24th April to 26th April 2008.
  72. Conducted an Instruction Course on "Contemporary Intra-operative Ultrasonography in Minimally-invasive Urology" during American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Orlando, Florida from 17th to 22nd May, 2008.
  73. Conducted Instruction Course on Advanced Imaging in Urology at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 25th July to 26th July 2008.
  74. Conducted Instruction Course on Laparoscopic Single Port Surgery (ENOTES) Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 21st to 23rd August 2008.
  75. Conducted Instruction Course on Uro Oncology Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 5th September to 7th September 2008.
  76. Conducted Instruction Course on basic to advanced :The art of PCNL at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 18th September to 20th September 2008.
  77. Conducted Live Operative Workshop during the World Congress on Endourology and SWL 2008 held at Shanghai, CHINA on 30th November, 2008.
  78. Conducted Instruction Course on High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 15th to 20th January, 2009.
  79. Conducted Instruction Course on Bladder Tumor at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 16th to 17th February, 2009.
  80. Conducted Instruction Course on Uropathology at Jayaramdas Patel Academic Centre, Nadiad from 27th to 28th February, 2009.
  81. Conducted Live Operative Workshop during 6th International conference of BAUS held at Dhaka, Bangladesh from 12th & 13th February, 2009.
  82. Conducted Live Operative Workshop during Urofair 2009 from 4th to 7th March, 2009 at Singapore.
  83. Conducted Live Operative Workshop on PCNL and Flex URS workshop held at Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai from 27th till 28th March, 2009.
  84. Conducted Live Operative Workshop on RIRS workshop at Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati from 3rd till 5th April, 2009.
  85. Conducted Live surgery - Single Port Access Nephrectomy during 20TH Video Urology World Congress (VUWC 2009) held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 24 to 26th July, 2009.
  86. Conduced Live Surgery during Paediatric Urocon 2009 held at Mumbai from 18th 20th September, 2009
  87. Conducted in Instruction Course on "PCNL -Tips and Tricks" during 27th WCE 2009 held at Munich, Germany from 6th to 10th October, 2009.
  88. Conducted Operative workshop at Kathmandu, Nepal on 23rd October 2009.
  89. Conducted Live Surgery during 30th Society International d’Urologie conference held at Shanghai, CHINA from 1st to 5th November, 2009 and participated as follows
  90. Conducted an Instruction Course on Advances in PCNL during the 30th Society International d’Urologie conference held at Shanghai, CHINA from 1st to 5th November, 2009.
  91. Conducted Operative Workshop at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedaad on 14th & 15th November, 2009.
  92. Conducted Operative Workshop UROLASER2010 conducted at Hyderabad on 23rd January, 2010.
  93. Conducted Operative Workshop during Urofair 2010 from 3rd to 6th March, 2009 at Singapore.
  94. Conducted Live Operative workshop on Advanced Endourology and Laparoscopy held at Hyderabad from 9th to 10th April, 2010.
  95. Conducted Live surgery during the University of Southern California International Live Surgery Symposium from 26th to 28th May, 2010 at Los Angeles, USA.
  96. Conducted Live surgery during the 2nd Istanbul Robotic Urology Symposium,  Istanbul, Turkey from June 16-18, 2010.
  97. Conducted Live surgery during the Workshop on Flexible Endoscopy in Urology : UROFLEXICON 2010 held at Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai from 26th to 27th June, 2010 and participated as follows :
Honors, Awards
  1. Awarded best short paper as judged by ASI “Experience of Ureteroscopy Presented at Vijaywada in 1987.
  2. Dr.Sonawala Oration at Baroda in 1990.
  3. Dr.J.H.Haribhakti Oration at the Bio-Medical Engg. Society of Gujarat in July,1990.
  4. Hon. Consultant Urologist to his Excellency Governor of Gujarat State.
  5. Examinership in the Subject of Genito-Urinary Surgery, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
  6. Dr.V.V.Desai Oration at Goa during the West Zone USICON’1999.
  7. Dr. Pinnamaneni Venkateswara Rao Oration at USICON-2000, Hyderabad.
  8. Prestigious Dr.B.C.Roy National Award for the year 2000 in the category of “Recognition of the best talents in encouraging the development of Specialities in different branches of Medicine”.
  9. Awarded President’s Gold Medal by Urological Society of India recognising my work in the field of Urology as well as the organisation during the Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held from 31st to 3rd February, 2002 at Jaipur.
  10. Awarded UNO’s “International Award – Medical Scientific Group in the field of Urology” during the International Seminar on Cultural Heritage and Eco-Tourism held at Udaipur from 12th to 15th October, 2002.
  11. Awarded President’s Gold Medal by West Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India for the year 2002 during the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2002 held at Nadiad from 24th to 27th October, 2002.
Invited Lectureship and Symposia
  1. Participant in the Round Table discussion on TURP at the Annual Conference of USI held at Jodhpur in 1987
  2. Participant in the Round Table Seminar held under the Auspices of the USI held at Patna in 1988.
  3. Participant of the Special Group Meeting on Urodynamics at the Annual Conference of USI held at Ahmedabad in 1989.
  4. Participant of Special Group Meeting on Endo-Urology :Dilatation of the Ureter and Stenting held at the Annual Conference of USI, held at Ahmedabad in 1989.
  5. Guest Lecture at Annual Meeting of The Indian Society of Nephrology, Western Chapter held at Bombay; Ureteric Complications in Renal Transplant.
  6. Lecture on Renal Transplant in April,1996 at Surat Medical Association. 
  7. Lecture on Posterior Urethral Valve; under the auspices of the Dept. of Pediatrics at Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad. March,1991
  8. Lecture on Renal Transplant: under the auspices of Wockhard, Banglore in 1991
  9. Lecture on Prostatic Morphology and TRUS; West Zone Chapter, Silver Jubilee Conference held under the Auspices of the USI held at Baroda August 1991.
  10. Lecture on Early Detection of Carcinoma Prostate : Oncology Conference held at Baroda on 7 Sept. 1991.
  11. Lecture on Modern Management of Renal Calculi - Dept. of Zoology held under the auspices of the UGC 25/9/91.
  12. Lecture on Stone Management at Bombay on 18/10/91 West zone chapter of the USI 1st Zonal Conference.
  13. Lecture on Trans-Rectal Ultrasonography of Prostate at Madras UROFEST on 16/11/91
  14. Lecture on Urological Emergencies under the Auspices of Ahmedabad Medical Association 8/12/91.
  15. Lecture on Modern Management of Stone at Rajkot on 15/12/91 under the auspices of the Surgeons Association of Rajkot.
  16. Lecture on Urinary Stone Management; Dept. of Zoology held under the auspices of the University Grant Commission 20/1/93.
  17. Symposium on Ureteric Stone Management under the Auspices of North Gujarat Surgeons & Physicians Association on 3/10/93
  18. Symposium on Stricture Urethra at the West Zone Chapter of USI held at Rajkot October,1993.
  19. Symposium on Surgery Update-95 on Current Trends in Laser & Cancer Management. Mulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi; Sept. 1995
  20. Guest lecture on “Modern Trends in Management of Urolithiasis” under the auspices of Northern Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India at Jammu Kashmir on 1-3 November,1996.
  21. Guest lecture on “Ureteroscopy Tips & Tricks” under the auspices of North Zone Chapter of USI at Amritsar on 1- 2 March,1997.
  22. Panelist lecture on “The Difficult Stone” under the auspices of North Zone Chapter of USI at Amritsar on 1-2 March,1997.
  23. Late Dr.Vasavada Memorial Lecture on “ Recent Concepts in Stone Management” Under the Auspies of Junagadh Branch of Indian Medical Association at Junagadh on 16th March,1997.
  24. Guest lecture on “Ureteric Calculi” at Ahmedabad under the Auspices of Indian Association of Advancement of Medical Education Gujarat Chapter on 16th April,1997.
  25. Guest lecture on “Role of Transrectal Ultrasonography in Infertile males with low volume ejaculate” under the auspices of 1st Clinical Andrology conference and Operative Workshop at Madurai on 11-12 April,1997.
  26. Guest lecture on “B.P.H. Management” under the auspices of Bharuch Surgeons Forum Conference held at Bharuch on 8 June,1997.
  27. Moderator: Panel Discussion on Dysuria under the auspices of Ahmedabad Medical Association on 13.7.1997.
  28. Panelist : Symposium on Urolithiasis under the auspices South Zone Chapter of USICON-97 on 14-16th August,1997 at Mangalore.
  29. Moderator: Use of Bowel segments in Urology under the auspices of West Zone USICON-1997 on 7-11-1997 at Jamnagar.
  30. Chairman of Dr.A.N.Gayekwad Oration under the auspices of West Zone USICON-1997 on 8-11-1997 at Jamnagar.
  31. Guest lecture on Endo-Urological Management of Stones in Urinary tract under the auspices of East Zone USICON-97 on 15/11/97 at Ranchi.
  32. Panelist on Video Workshop on BPH under the auspices of East Zone USICON- 97 at Ranchi in Nov.1997.
  33. Guest lecture on PCNL & URS under the auspices of Bangladesh Urological Association Annual Conference at Dhaka 22nd March,1998
  34. Guest lecture on URS : Problems and complications under the auspices of CME workshop on urolithiasis – recent management, at Gwalior on 15th August 1998.
  35. Panelist on Symposium on Management of Non-Organ Confined Carcinoma of Prostate under the Auspices of West Zone Annual Conference on 16,17,18 October, 98 at Aurangabad.
  36. Guest lecture on TRUS on 24th November, 98 under the Auspices of National Workshop on Benign Hypertrophy at SGPGI, Lucknow.
  37. Guest lecture on TUNA in December 1998 at Vellore Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  38. Invited Faculty: 18th World Congress on Endo-Urology & Shock Wave: WCE – Sao Paulo 2000{September 14 to – 17, 2000}. Round Table discussion on “Staghorn Calculus Upper Pole approach URS V/s. ESWL for Ureteric stone
  39. Guest Speaker: 4th Congress of Nephrology, Urology, Transplantation Society of SAARC Countries held at Karachi (Pakistan) : 9th to 14th February,2001.
  40. Guest Speaker: 115th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California : 18th to 21st April, 2001.
  41. Guest Lectures during the 6TH Asian Congress of Urology held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 12TH to 18TH August, 2002.

  42. Lower pole stone: ESWL Vs. PCNL Vas. Flexible URS
  43. UPJO : My choice of Endoscopic approach
  44. PCNL Techniques in the management of complex staghorn
  45. How to avoid complications in PCNL
  46. Guest Lecture on Urogenital Fistulae during the 26th Congress of the Societe Internationale D’Urologie, Stockholm, Sweden from 8th to 12th September, 2002.
  47. Dr.A. Ranganadha Rao Endo-Urology Oration on 17th November during the Andhra Pradesh Society of Genito-Urinary Surgeons Conference held from 15th to 17th November, 2002 held at Hyderabad.
  48. Speaker : Symposium on Urolithiasis during the Gujarat Surgeons Association Conference held from 30th November & 1st December, 2002.
  49. Participated in Association of Surgeons of India Conference held at Calcutta from 26th to 30th December, 2002.

  50. Moderator : Symposium on Iatrogenic Urology Surgery
  51. Speaker : Tricks of the Trade What the Urologists would like the General Surgeons to Know.
  52. Guest Lecture on “Options for UPJ Obstruction” during the 5th Annual Conference of Ahmedabad Urological Association held at Ahmedabad on 5th January, 2003.
  53. Chairperson Endourology Sub Speciality Meeting during the Annual Conference of USI held at Guwahati from 17th January to 20th January, 2003
  54. Chairperson : SIU Lecture during the Annual Conference of USI held at Guwahati from 17th January to 20th January, 2003
  55. Symposium on “Trainee’s Ambitions and Aspirations – Did the Dream turned into a Reality” Teacher Vs. Trainee during the Annual Conference of USI held at Guwahati from 17th January to 20th January, 2003
  56. SIU Guest Lecture “Staghorn : Sandwich or multiple bites ? An Asian Experience” in the plenary session of American Urological Association’s Annual Conference held at Chicago on 30th April, 2003.
  57. Lecture on Kidney diseases and their treatment in the 21st Century : Senior Citizen’s Association, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India – 24th May, 2003
  58. Lecture on “Management of Urological Problems in menopausal Women” : Indian Menopause Society, Ahmedabad Chapter, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India on 1st June, 2003.
  59. Attended as an operative faculty during the Minimal Access Surgery – 2003 held at The Grand Bhagwati, Ahmedabad from 15 to 17th August, 2003.
  60. Attended as an operative faculty during the International Live workshop on Holmium Laser in Urology held at AIIMS, New Delhi on 8 to 9th October, 2003.
  61. Prof. P. Venugopal Oration during the 7th Annual Conference of Karnataka Urology Association held at Hubli, on 18th October, 2003
  62. Attended as faculty during the 5th Conference of the Nephrology, Urology & Transplantation Society of the South Asian Regional held at Mumbai from 31st October to 2nd November, 2003
  63. Attended as faculty during the Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgery-2003 Held at Chandmandir, Haryana held from 6th & 7th December, 2003.
  64. Attended as faculty during the Workshop on Basic Techniques in Lap. Urology,held at Lucknow from 12th & 13th December, 2003
  65. Participated in Annual conference of Association of Surgeons of India held at Pune from 25th to 30th December, 2003.
    • Urolithiasis when and how to treat ?
    • President’s Lecture (GU Section of ASI)
    • Management Option : Ureteropelvic Junction obstruction including Antenatal Hydronephrosis.
    • Video Symposium in Urology : Current Challenges in Renal and Adrenal Tumours.
    • Participated as Convenor in free paper session
  66. Lecture on “What is new in Urology” during the Annual Conference of Maninagar Medical Association held at Ahmedabad on 8th February, 2004
  67. Lecture on “Implementation of ISO” during the seminar on Quality Improvement in the context of Reforms: Directions,Experience & Challenges held at IIM, Ahmedabad from 23rd to 25th February, 2004.
  68. Guest Lecture : Endourologic management of Complications of Urological Surgery during the 9th Video Urology World Congress held at Busan, Korea from 17th to 19th June, 2004
  69. Lecture on “Ureteric and bladder injuries during laparoscopic surgery: Prevention, Identification and Management” during the Annual Confeence of Ahmedabad Obsterics and Gynaecological Society Confere (Endo Vision 2004) held at Ahmedabad from 27th & 29th August, 2004
  70. Guest Lecture on “Minimally Invasive Surgery in Renal Transplantation” during the Annual Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT-2004) held at Mumbai from 30th September to 2nd October, 2004.
  71. Guest Lecture on Staghorn : Sandwich or multiple bites ? An Asian Experience” during the Annual Conference of Tamilnadu & Pondicherry Association of Urologists Conference at Trichy, Tamilnadu from 20th & 21stNovember, 2004.
  72. Guest Lecture on “Non Responding Urethral Stricture” during the Annual Conference of ASI Gujarat State Chapter Conference held at Surat from 27th & 28th November, 2004
  73. Guest Lecture on “Laparoscopy in Urology” during the Annual Conference of ASI Gujarat State Chapter Conference held at Surat from 27th & 28th November, 2004
  74. Instruction Course Lecture on “Laparoscopy in Urology” during the Association of Surgeons of India held at Hyderabad from 25 to 30th December, 2004. 
  75. Panelist “Instructional Course in PCNL” during the Annual Conference of USI held at Ahmedabad from 8th to 11th January, 2005.
  76. Chairperson Endourology Sub Speciality Meeting during the Annual Conference of USIheld at Ahmedabad from 8th to 11th January, 2005.
  77. Chairperson : SIU Lecture during the Annual Conference of USI held at Ahmedabad from 8th to 11th January, 2005.&
  78. Attended as faculty and delivered following lectures during the Urology Fair 2005 held at Singapore from 22nd to 28th February, 2005

  79. Asymptomatic staghorn calculi – to treat or not to treat
  80. Avoiding Complications in PCNL
  81. Challenging cases in Endourology
  82. Lap Donor Nephrectomy&
  83. Lap. Pyeloplasty Vs. Endopyeloplasty
  84. Delivered a lecture on “Holmium Laser in Modern Management of Stone” during the CME at Baroda on 4th March, 2005.
  85. Delivered a Lecture on “Service Quality” during the seminar held at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad on 30th August, 2005.
  86. Delivered a Lecture on “Pelvi Ureteric Junction Obstruction – Evolving Strategies of Management during the Advanced Course in Urology held at Singapore from 2nd to 4th September, 2005
  87. Delivered a Lecture on Common mistakes in viva voce examinations during the Advanced Course in Urology held at Singapore from 2nd to 4th September, 2005
  88. Delivered a Lecture on “Pediatric Urology in India” during the 57th Conference of German Association of Urology (DGU) held at Dusseldorf from 21st to 24th September, 2005
  89. Delivered a Lecture on “Stone Saga : East to West” during the 57th Conference of German Association of Urology (DGU) held at Dusseldorf from 21st to 24th September, 2005
  90. Attended as an Appraiser for DNB Practical Examination held at Chennai from 15th to 18th October, 2005
  91. Delivered a Lecture on “Management of Kidney stones in 2005” during the 39th Annual National Academic Conference of Indian Medical Association held at Ludiana, Punjab from 21st to 23rd October, 2005
  92. Delivered a Lecture on “ Laparoscopic Urology 2005 : An Update” held during the 55th Annual Meeting of Central Section of Urology held at Kobe, Japan from 28th to 30th October, 2005.
  93. Delivered a Lecture on “Laparoscopic Urology Update 2005” during the East Zone USICON 2005 held at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal from 11 to 13th November, 2005.
  94. Participated in a Debate on Lap. Pyeloplasty Vs Open Pyeloplasty and spoke in favour of Lap. Pyeloplasty during the East Zone USICON 2005 held at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal from 11 to 13th November, 2005.
  95. Delivered Dr. Motibhai Patel oration on “When Open surgery is Gold standard why Laparoscopy” during the 7th Annual Conference of GSC-ASI and 32nd Annual Conference of GSSA held at Nadiad from 2nd to 4th December, 2005.
  96. Participated during the 39th Annual Conference of USI held at Varanasi from 2nd to 5th February, 06.

  97. Participated in the Subspeciality Section on Endourology and spoke on “Endopyeloplasty results, MPUH and literature
  98. Participated in the Subspeciality Section on Lap. Urology and spoke on “Lap. Radical Nephrectomy”
  99. Participated in the Subspeciality Section on BPH and spoke on “Controversy with the transitional zone index”
  100. Participated in the Panel Discussion on Urological Surgery in Renal Failure and spoke on “ Management of stones in patients of chronic kidney”
  101. Chairperson during SIU Guest Lecture which is delivered by Dr. Paul Abrams from U.K Topic : Management of Refractory Over Active Bladder.
  102. Participated as a Faculty during the 3rd Kuwait Urological Association annual scientific meeting held at Conference Centre, Marina Hotel, Kuwait held from 11th to 12th February, 2006 and delivered following lectures.

  103. Delivered a Lecture on “Laparoscopy for Complicated Diseases”
  104. Delivered a State of the Art Lecture on Management of Staghorn Calculus
  105. Delivered a Plenary Session lecture on Challenges in Stone Management.
  106. Delivered following lectures during the Annual Conference of Urology Association held at Singapore from 16 to 19 February, 06

  107. Delivered a Lecture on Management of Urinary stones in Paediatric patients
  108. Delivered a Lecture on Calyceal Diverticular stone
  109. Delivered a Lecture on Management of Urinary stones in Horseshoe and ectopic kidneys
  110. Delivered a Lecture on Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in Benign Conditions
  111. Delivered a Lecture on Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy : A critical appraisal of Outcome
  112. Delivered a Lecture on Management of Surgical Complications of Kidney Transplant
  113. Panelist during the Challenging Cases / Urolithiasis Case Presentations
  114. Dr. Mahesh Desai Delivered a Lecture on “Prostate Anatomy as seen by the TransRectal Ultrasound” during the Prostate Cancer Workshop held at Ahmedabad from 10th to 12th March, 2006
  115. Delivered a Lecture on Health care facilities Management, Service Delivery Mechanisms during the Management Consultation on Healthcare in India held at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad held on 20th March, 2006
  116. Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Challenges in Stone Management” at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA on 25th April, 2006.
  117. Delivered a guest lecture on “Paediatric Urolithiasis” at Cinicinnati Children Hospital & Medical Centre, Cincinnati, USA on 5th May, 2006.
  118. Delivered a Guest lecture on "Management of Pediatric Nephrolithiasis an Indian Prospective" during the Indian American Urological Association Meeting held at Atlanta during the 2006 AUA meeting
  119. Delivered Take Home Message during American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Atlanta from 20th to 25th May, 2006 on “Endourology”
  120. Delivered a Guest Lecture on Endoscopic management of Gynaec ureteral injuries during the International Conference & Live Operative Worksop in Urogynaecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery ‘URPS’ 2006 held at Chennai from June 16, 17 and 18, 2006
  121. Delivered a lecture on Minimal Invasive surgery in Renal Transplant during the South Zone USICON 2006 held at Trivandrum from 14th to 16th July, 2006
  122. Attended as a faculty during the 24th World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 22nd Basic Research Symposia held at Cleveland, USA from 17 to 20th August, 2006 and delivered following lectures.

  123. State of Art Lecture on “Combination therapy for difficult stone” during the Asian Pre-congress Session
  124. Participated in a Plenary session and spoke on “Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty”
  125. Participated in a Debate and spoke on “Staghorn Calculi : Multiperc”.
  126. Attended as a faculty during the 8th Asian Congress of Urology held at Bali, Indonesia from 22nd to 26th August, 2006 and participated as follows:

  127. Delivered a Plenary Session talk on “MIS in Pre, Per and Post Transplant”.
  128. Participated in a Joint UAA & SIU symposium on "Kidney Tx." and spoke on “Surgical Complications”.
  129. Participated in 15th Scientific meeting of Asian Society of Endourology and spoke on “Renal Access Techniques” and “How to perform Endopyloplasty for PUJO”
  130. Delivered a lecture on “Who would be more Ideal for Paediatric Urology patients- Urologist or Paediatric Surgeon” during the Pediatric Congress held at Goa from 14 to 17th September, 2006
  131. Delivered a lecture on Challenges in Stone Management in Children ” during the Pediatric Congress held at Goa from 14 to 17th September, 2006
  132. Delivered a lecture on Ultrasound of the Bladder and Prostate – Changing Trends during the 10th South Asian Conference on Clinical Ulrasound in Practice New Frontiers – New Challenges CUSP 2006 held at Chennai from 22 – 24 September 2006
  133. Delivered a lecture on “Renal Transplant in Abnormal bladder” during the W.Z. ISN held at Mount Abu on 24th September, 2006.
  134. Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Laparoscopic Oncology : Marriage of convenience” during the 16th West Zone USICON held at Mehsana from 29th & 30th September and 1st October, 2006.
  135. Delivered a Guest Lecture on Pediatric Endourology: What is Possible? during the 104th New York Section of American Urological Association held at New Delhi from 29th to 31st October, 2006.
  136. Delivered a Guest Lecture on Donor Nephrectomy during the 104th New York Section of American Urological Association held at New Delhi from 29th to 31st October, 2006.
  137. Delivered Guest lecture on Management of Organ confined Carcinoma Prostate during the East Zone USICON 2006 held at Ranchi from 13th to 15th October, 2006.
  138. Delivered Guest lecture on Laparoscopic Reconstructive Surgery during the East Zone USICON 2006 held at Ranchi from 13th to 15th October, 2006.
  139. Delivered Guest lecture on Stone recurrence : A Critical analysis over 15 years during the East Zone USICON 2006 held at Ranchi from 13th to 15th October, 2006.
  140. Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Pediatric Endourology: What is Possible?“ During the 104th New York Section of American Urological Association held at New Delhi from 29th to 31st October, 2006
  141. Delivered a Guest Lecture on “Donor Nephrectomy” During the 104th New York section of American Urological Association held at New Delhi from 29th to 31st October, 2006
  142. Dr. Mahesh Desai attended as a faculty during the Society International d’Urologie conference held at Cape Town from 12th to 16th November, 2006 and delivered following guest lectures.

  143. Tuberculosis caused strictures in the urinary tract
  144. Endoscopic Treatment of Ureteral Fistula
  145. Challenges in Stone Management
  146. Dr. Mahesh Desai delivered a lecture on “How to avoid ureteric injuries during Laparoscopy” held during the Urogynec Conference held at Ahmedabad on 25th November, 2006.
  147. Dr. Mahesh Desai delivered a lecture on “Pediatric Urolithiasis” during the Gujarat State Branch, Indian Medical Association 58th Annual Conference held at Surat from 25 to 26th November, 2006.
  148. Dr. Mahesh Desai delivered a lecture on “Urology in Present Era” during Diamond Jubilee Celebration of B.J. Medical College, Pune held on 1st December, 2006.
  149. Dr.Mahesh Desai attended as a faculty during the 2nd APSSM Conference & 1st Agassi Conference held at Mumbai from 1st to 3rd December 2006 and delivered following Guest lectures.

  150. TUR for Ejaculatory Duct Obstructi
  151. Urological Management of Ejaculatory Disorders
  152. Participated as a Faculty during Annual conference of Urological Society of India (USICON 2007) held at Patna from 7th to 10th February, 2007 and participated as follows

  153. Participated in an Instructional Course on PCNL and spoke on “Percutaneous access to kidney”.
  154. Participated in Laparoscopic Urology Session and spoke on “Laparoscopic Prostatectomy”.
  155. Participated in Pediatric Urology session and spoke on PCNL
  156. Participated in Renal Transplantation session and spoke on “ Extended indication for Lap. Donor Nephrectomy”
  157. Participated as a Faculty during “UROLAPCON 2007” held at Calicut from 15 to 18th March, 2007 and delivered following lectures.

  158. Laparoscopic instrumentation
  159. Nuances of transperitoneal surgery.
  160. Dr. Mahesh Desai participated as a faculty during the Society International d’ Urology (SIU) Conference held at Paris, France. from 2nd to 6th September, 2007 and delivered a lecture on “Laparoscopic Donor nephrectomy”
  161. Participated as a faculty during the Chinese Urological Association Annual Conference held at Xiamen, China from 16th to 18th November, 2007 and Delivered UAA Lecture “Minimal Invasive Surgery for PUJ Obstruction”.
  162. Delivered a guest lecture on “PCNL where do we stand ?” during the operative workshop & Conference held at Department of Urology, Army Hospital, New Delhi from 1st & 2nd December, 2007.
  163. Participated as a faculty during the 41st Annual Conference of USI held at Chennai from 17th to 21st January, 2008 and delivered following lectures:

  164. Delivered the prestigious Dr. Himadri Sarkar Memorial Oration “For Whom the Bell Toll”. 
  165. Delivered a lecture on “TUNA” in the Subspeciality Sectional meeting on Endourology.
  166. Dr. Mahesh Desai participated as a faculty during the 26th Annual Jackson Hole Seminar held at Jackson Hole from 26th January till 1st February, 2008 and delivered following Guest lectures

  167. Multiperc for Staghorn calculi: Many arrows kill a bird.
  168. Challenges in Stone management: Romancing the stone
  169. Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty for UPJ obstruction: 5 years follow up of a novel technique.
  170. Pediatric urolithiasis: small patients, big challenges
  171. Endourological management of Ejaculatory duct obstruction: A path less trodden.
  172. Laparoscopic nephrectomy for benign disease: “Simple”, Nephrectomy not so – simple.
  173. Dr. Mahesh Desai participated as a faculty during the Urological  Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference held at Hong Kong from 24th to 28th February, 2008 and Delivered following guest lectures.

  174. Optimising Management of stones with PCNL in bilateral stones and stones in anomalous kidneys”.
  175. Rigid ureteroscopy and lithoclast.
  176. Dr. Mahesh Desai participated as a faculty during the XXIX Venezuelan Urological Association Annual Conference held at Caracus, Venezuela from 10th to 15th March, 2008 and delivered following Guest lectures

  177. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
  178. Management of Staghorn calculus : Many arrows to kill a bird
  179. Management of pediatric urolithiasis : Small patient, big challenge
  180. Minimal invasive surgery for the management of UPJ
  181. Dr. Mahesh Desai participated as a faculty during the 23rd EAU Annual Congress held Milan from 26th to 29th March, 2008 and participated as follows:

  182. Delivered Urological Association of Asia guest lecture on “Management of Staghorn Stones”
  183. Participated in the joint EAU / USI Session on Stone Disease and spoke on PCNL in Renal failure.
  184. Attended American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Orlando, Florida from 17th to 22nd May, 2008 and participated as a Panelist in Plenary Session on The Challenging Stone : Complex stone Problems
  185. Attended Belgium Urology Congress 2008 at Brussels, Belgium from 17th till 18th October 2008 as a faculty and delivered a guest Lecture on “Percutaneous management of renal calculi : Still the future ?”
  186. Attended 6th International Symposium of Urology, Nephrology & Transplantation (SIUT) at KARACHI, PAKISTAN from 23rd to 26th October, 2008 as a faculty and delivered following lectures:

  187. Management of staghorn calculus:  PCNL Monotherapy:
  188. Laparoscopic donor Nephrectomy : Experiences of 500 cases
  189. Dr. Mahesh Desai Attended 3rd Congress of the Iranian Endourology and Urolaparoscopy Society held at Tehran, Iran from 29th till 31st October, 2008 as a faculty and delivered following lectures:

  190. Management of Pediatric Nephrolithiasis
  191. Challenges in Stone Management
  192. Minimally Invasive Approach to UPJO
  193. Attended West Zone USICON 2008 at Solapur, Maharashtra State from 14th to 15th November, 2008 as a faculty and conducted “TRUS – How I do it: Discussion and live demonstration”.
  194. Attended SIU Conference 2008 at Santiago, Chile from 19th to 22nd November, 2008 and delivered a Plenary session Lecture on “New Developments in Bladder Cancer”
  195. Attended USICON 2009 at Indore from 22nd to 25th January, 2009 and participated in the Transplantation Sub-speciality Meeting and spoke on “Laparoscopic Endoscopic Single Site donor nephrectomy”
  196. Attended 6th International conference of Bangladesh Association of Urologic Surgeons from 12th & 13th February, 2009. Dhaka, Bangladesh and delivered following lectures:

  197. Minimally invasive option in UPJO.
  198. Management of paediatric urolithiasis.
  199. Extended indication for laparoscopic Nephrectomy for benign condition
  200. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
  201. Challenges in Stone Management
  202. Attended Urofair 2009 as a faculty from 4th to 7th March, 2009 at Singapore and delivered following lectures:

  203. Guest Lecture on “Management of PCNL Complications”
  204. PCNL Positioning and Access
  205. Management of Kidney Stone in Fusion Anomalies
  206. Management of Calyceal Diverticular Stones
  207. Delivered Urology Grand Rounds lecture "Recurrent stone - Once too often" at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina on Wednesday, April 22nd 2009.
  208. Delivered a lecture on “Endourological imaging” during Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting held at Chicago on 25th April, 2009.
  209. Delivered a lecture on “Challenges in Stone Management” Attended 5th UAA Conference and 17th FAUA Conference held at Vietnam from 4th till 6th June, 2009.
  210. Attended as a faculty during 20TH Video Urology World Congress (VUWC 2009)
    held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 24 to 26th July, 2009 and delivered following
    lectures:

  211. Lecture on NOTES and Single Port Access
  212. Lecture on Tips and tricks of PCNL
  213. Attended East Zone USICON 2009 at Rajgir, Bihar from 11 to 13th September, 2009 and delivered following lectures :

  214. Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy in T1, T2, T3 tumours.
  215. Laparoscopy in Uro-oncology : Are we ready ?
  216. Attended Paediatric Urocon 2009 held at Mumbai from 18th 20th September, 2009 as a Faculty and delivered a lecture on “Role of Endourology in Pediatric Urology”
  217. Delivered a lecture on “Tips & Tricks in PCNL” at Kathmandu, Nepal on 23rd October 2009.
  218. Attended Jordanian Association of Urological Surgeons Annual meeting from 27th till 30th October and delivered following lectures:

  219. Challenges in Stone Management: "Heart Sinkers" .
  220. Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery (LESS).
  221. Attended as a faculty during the 30th Society International d’Urologie conference held at Shanghai, CHINA from 1st to 5th November, 2009 and delivered a lecture on Marginal Live Kidney donor where we stand today.
  222. Participated in the Symptosium on “Lasers in Urology” and delivered a lecture Lasers in Endourology during the West Zone USICON 2009 held Khajuraho from 19th to 22nd November, 2009,
    • Wisdom of doing Tubeless PCNL: Randomized prospective controlled study of early removal of external body tubes vs. tubeless PCNL
    • “Push-pull” - a good option for large bulk upper ureteral stones
    • Face and content validation for transurethral resection of prostate on Uro Trainer: Is it worthwhile?
    • Complete staghorn calculi, both moieties of renal fusion left to right cross ectopia, L shaped kidney: Is PCNL feasible?
    • High intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer: MPUH Experience
    • Intra-operative complications of laparoscopic pyeloplasty and tips and tricks of management
    • Avoiding urethral access in infant laparoscopic pyeloplasty: a point of technique
    • To demonstrate the surgical technique, instrumentation, and perioperative outcomes of LESS ureteroneocystostomy
    • Renal vessel reconstruction with donor gonadalvein in live renal transplantation
    • Endourological management of calyceal diverticula and calculi
  223. Following papers presented during the West Zone USICON 2009 held Khajuraho from 19th to 22nd November, 2009

  224. Delivered a lecture on “Prostate Malignancy” on 28th November, 2009 during the Annual Conference of Gujarat State Surgeons Association and Gujarat State Surgeons of India held at Surat from 28th to 29th November, 2009.
  225. Attended as a faculty during the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Association of Urology in conjuction with The First Joint Course European School of Urology (ESU) & Asian School of Urology (ASU), Bali, Indonesia from 03-06 December, 2009 and delivered following lectures :
    • How to avoid and the management of complications of URS and PCNL
    • Recurrent Stone Diseases and Impact of Renal Function
    • Impact of Training on Learning Curve in Endo-Urology
  226. Delivered a Lecture on Evolution and Future of Urology in India during the SSG Medical College Allumini International Conference held at Baroda on 25th December, 2009
  227. Participated live operative workshop : UROLASER2010 at Hyderabad on 23rd January, 2010 and delivered a lecture on “RIRS vs Miniperc vs ESWL for lower Calyceal Stone”.
  228. Attended as a Faculty during the USICON 2010 held at Agra from 3rd till 7th February, 2010 participated as follows :
    • Endourology Sectional Meeting symposium on 'LESS' AND 'NOTES' IN UROLOGY  and delivered a lecture on LESS Donor nephrectomy: Challenges, Solutions, Outcomes.
    • Symptosium on “Lasers in Urology” and delivered a lecture Lasers in Endourology
  229. Attended as Faculty during the Evidence Based Management of Cancers (EBM 2010) from 26 - 28th Feb. 2010 held at Tata Memorial Hospital and participated as follows:
    • Panelist “Management of Rising PSA”
    • Chairperson for Bladder Cancer Session
  230. Attended as a faculty during Urofair 2010 from 3rd to 6th March, 2009 at Singapore and conducted live operative surgeries and delivered following lectures :
    • Guest Lecture on Developing New Applications for Single port Urological Surgery
    • Guest Lecture on Cognitive and skills assessment in urology therapy
  231. Attended as a Faculty during the Video Urology World Congress 2010 held at Cairo, Egypt from 17th to 20th March, 2010 and participated as follows
    • Delivered lecture on
  232. Delivered a lecture on “Open radical prostatectomy is on death bed” during the DESERTCON 2010 held at Dubai from 26th to 27th March, 2010.
  233. Attended Kolhapur Urology Association Conference held at Kolhapur on 4th April, 2010 and delivered a lecture “Evolution of Urology - From Sushruta to Robotics"
  234. Attended as a Faculty during the Live Operative workshop on Advanced Endourology and Laparoscopy held at Hyderabad from 9th to 10th April, 2010 and participated as follows:
    • Conducted Live operative Workshop
    • Delivered a lecture on “In pursuit of excellence
  235. Attended European Association of Urology Congress held at Barcelona from 16th to 20th April, 2010 and
    • Delivered a State of the Art Lecture on “SILS Procedures in Urology
    • Moderator “Percutaneous stone removal”
    • Delivered Visiting Professor lectures on “Management of Staghorn Stones today” and LESS (Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery) on 21st and 22nd April, 2010 and University of Vienna.
  236. Attended as a faculty during the University of Southern California International Live Surgery Symposium from 26th to 28th May, 2010 at Los Angeles, USA and participated as follows :
    • Lecture on Management of complex staghorn stones : Where are we in 2010
  237. Attended American Urological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco from 29th May till 3rd June, 2010 and participated as follows:
    • Delivered a lecture on Indications and outcomes in more than 5000 Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy cases; CROES global study during the Joint Session AUA/Confederatión Americana de Urología (CAU) meeting.
    • Moderator for the Podium Session on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Epidemiology and Natural History/Evaluation and Markers.
  238. Attended as a faculty during the 2nd stanbul Robotic Urology Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey from June 16-18, 2010 and participated as follows:
    • Delivered a lecture on Establishing a Training Centre for Endourology & Laparoscopy
    • Delivered a lecture on Evolutıon of Less Surgery
    • Delivered a lecture on Less ıs not less than standard laparoscopıc donor nephrectomy :
  239. Attended as a faculty during the Workshop on Flexible Endoscopy in Urology : UROFLEXICON 2010 held at Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai from 26th to 27th June, 2010 and participated as follows :
    • Delivered a Lecture on ESWL & PCNL – Old history or still relevant.
  240. Attended as a faculty during the World Congress of Endourology SWL 2010 held at Chicago from 31st August 2010 to 4th September, 2010 and participated as follows :
    • Plenary session on Nightmares In Endourology (ESWL, URS, PCNL)
    • Lecture on Developing a Training Centre in Endourology and Laparoscopy During the sectional meeting of Asian Society of Endourology
Reviewer For Referred Journals
  1. Indian Journal of Urology
  2. Journal of Endourology (USA)
  3. British Journal of Urology (U.K.)
  4. Journal of Urology  (USA)
  5. Urology (USA)
  6. Urology Journal (Iran)
  7. International Brazilian Journal of  Urology
  8. World Journal of Urology (Germany)
  9. Journal of Robotic Urology
  10. Faculty of 1000 Medicine.
  11. Nature Clinical Practice Urology (U.K.)
  12. International Journal of Surgery (USA)
Professional Societies/Membership

A. Life member :

  1. Association of Surgeon's of India
  2. Urological Society of India
  3. West Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India
  4. South Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India
  5. North Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India
  6. East  Zone Chapter of Urological Society of India
  7. Indian Association of Lasers in Surgery & Medicine
  8. Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  9. Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  10. Association of Surgeons of Gujarat
  11. Association of Surgeons of Nadiad
  12. Association of Bio-Medical Engg.Society of India
  13. Urolithiasis Society of India.

B. International Member :

  1. World Society of Endo-Urology & ESWL, U.S.A.
  2. American Urological Association
  3. Indian American Urological Association
  4. Societe Internationale d'Urologie
  5. European Association of Urology
  6. American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons
  7. Founder Member, Asian Society of Endourology
  8. Transplantation Society of  SAARC Countries
Continuing Education Course Attended
  1. Endo-Urology Congress held at Karlshone, Germany in 1984.
  2. World Endo-Urology congress and ESWL held at Cairo in 1988.
  3. Transrectal ultrasonography in Keil, Germany in 1991.
  4. World Congress on Endo-Urology and ESWL held at Vienna, at Austria,in 1991
  5. 6th World Congress on Endo-Urology and ESWL held at Paris in September,1988
  6. American Urology Association CME held at  New Orleans, USA in 1990
  7. American Urology Association CME held at San Antonio, USA in 1992
  8. World Endo-Urology Congress &  ESWL held at Singapore in 1993
  9. American Urology Association's CME held at Texas, USA  in 1993
  10. Societe Internationale d'Urologie Congress at Sydney, Australia in Spet.1994.
  11. American Urology Association's CME held at Orlando, USA in  May,1996
  12. 7th World Video Urology Congress held at Antwerp, Belgium in June,1997.
  13. 15th World Congress on Endourology/WCE'97, Edinburgh,Scotland, U.K. in 31st Aug-3rd Sept.1997.
  14. 24th World Congress of Societe Internationale D'Urologie September 7-11,1997 Montreal, Canada.
  15. 93rd Annual Meeting of American Urological Association Inc.  May 30-June 4, 1998
  16. 16th World Congress on Endo-Urology & SWL, New York, September 3-6, 1998
  17. 94th Annual Meeting of American Urological Association Inc.  May 2-6, 1999
  18. 18th World Congress on Endo-Urology & Shock Wave: WCE "Sao Paulo 2000" September 14 to 17, 2000
  19. XVI th Congress of the European Association of Urology, Geneva, Switzerland : 7th to 10th April, 2001
  20. 115th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California :  18th to 21st April, 2001
  21. American Urological Associations Annual meeting at Anaheim, California 2nd to 7th June, 2001.
  22. First International Consultation on Stone Disease held at Paris from 4th to 5th July, 2001
  23. 19th World Congress on Endo-Urology & Shockwave and Basic Research & Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand from 14th to 17th November, 2001
  24. 12th Myanmar Military Medical Conference held at Yangoon from 5th to 6th March, 2002
  25. 3rd International Scientific Conference held at Dhaka from 18th to 20th March, 2002
  26. American Urological Associations Annual meeting at Orlando, 25th to 30th May,  2002.
  27. 6TH Asian Congress of Urology held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from  12TH to 18TH August, 2002.
  28. 26th Congress of the Societe Internationale d'Urologie,Stockholm,Sweden from 8th to 12th September, 2002.
  29. 20th World Congress on Endourology & Shockwave held at Genoa, Italy from 19th to 22ndSeptember,2002.
  30. 117th Annual Conference of American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at Tueson, Arizona  from 2nd to 5th April, 2003
  31. 19th Engineering and Urology Society Annuall Meeting held at San Franciso on 26th April, 2003 
  32. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Chicago from  26th April to 1st May,  2003
  33. 21st World Congress on Endo-Urology & SWL held at Montreal, Canada  from 21st to 24th September, 2003
  34. 4th International Conference, Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka from 18 - 19 March, 2004
  35. 117th Annual Conference of American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at Amelia Islands, Florida from 14th to 17th April, 2004
  36. Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting held at San Franciso on  8th May, 2004
  37. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at  San Francisco from 8th to 13th May, 2004.
  38. 9th Video Urology World Congress held at Busan, Korea from  17th to 19th June, 2004
  39. Society  International d'Urology held at Honolulu, Hawaii from  3rd  to 7th October, 2004
  40. Organising Chairman, 22nd World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 20th Basic Research Symposia to be held at  Mumbai from 02rd to 05th Nov.2004
  41. 22nd World Congress on Endourology  and SWL held at Mumbai from 2nd to 5th November, 2004.
  42. 119th Annual Conference of American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at California from 6th to 9th April, 2005
  43. Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting held at San Antonio  on  21st May, 2005
  44. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at San Antonio  from 21st to 26th May, 2005.
  45. 23rd World Congress on Endourology & SWL held at Amsterdam  from 22nd - 26th  August, 2005
  46. 120th  American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons meeting held at Boca Raton Resort  and Club, Florida From 19th to  21st April, 2006
  47. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Atlanta from 20th to 25th May, 2006
  48. Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting held at Atlanta on 20th May, 2006.
  49. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Atlanta from  20th to 25th May, 2006.
  50. BAUS Meeting  from 26th to  30th June, 2006 at Manchester, U.K.
  51. 121st American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons meeting held at Scottsdale Fairmont Princess, Scottsdale, Arizona from 18 to 22nd April, 2007.
  52. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Anaheim,CA  from  19th to 24th  May, 2007.
  53. Society International d' Urology (SIU) Conference held at  Paris, France. from 2nd to 6th September, 2007.
  54. 25th World congress of Endourology  & SWL held at Cancun, Mexico  from 30th October till 3rd November, 2007
  55. Chinese Urological Association Annual Conference held at Xiamen,  China from 16th to 18th November, 2007.
  56. 26th Annual Jackson Hole Seminar held at Jackson Hole from 26th January till 1st February, 2008.
  57. Urological  Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference held at Hong Kong from 24th to 28th February, 2008.
  58. XXIX  Venezuelan Urological Association Annual Conference held at  Caracus, Venezuela from  10th to 15th March, 2008.
  59. 23rd EAU Annual Congress held  Milan from 26th  to 29th March, 2008.
  60. 121st American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons meeting held at Naples, Florida from   9th to 12th April, 2008.
  61. American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Orlando, Florida  from 17th to 22nd May, 2008.
  62. Asian Congress on Urology at New Delhi from 1st to 5th October, 2008
  63. Belgium Urology Congress 2008 at Brussels, Belgium from 17th till 18th October 2008.
  64. 6th International Symposium of Urology, Nephrology & Transplantation (SIUT) at KARACHI, PAKISTAN from 23rd to 26th October, 2008
  65. 3rd Congress of the Iranian Endourology and Urolaparoscopy Society  held at Tehran, Iran from 29th till 31st October, 2008.
  66. SIU Conference 2008 at  Santiago, Chile from  19th to 22nd November, 2008
  67. WCE 2008 at Shanghai, CHINA from 30th November till  4th December,2008.
  68. 6th International conference of Bangladesh Association of Urologic Surgeons Conference from 12th & 13th February, 2009 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  69. Urofair 2009 as a faculty from 4th to 7th March, 2009  at Singapore
  70. 24th Annual EAU Congress held at Stockholm  from 17th till 20th March, 2009
  71. American Urological Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinosis, USA  from 25th to 30th April, 2009 and participated as follows :
  72. Attended 123rd  Annual meeting of AAGUS held at California, USA from   6th till 9th May, 2009
  73. 5th AA Conference and 17th FAUA Conference held at Vietnam  from 4th till 6th June 2009
  74. Focal Therapy Conference held at Noorwidjk, Amsterdam from  10 – 13th June, 2009
  75. 20TH Video Urology World Congress (VUWC 2009) held at Kuala  Lumpur, Malaysia from  24 to 26th July, 2009
  76. 27th WCE  2009 held at Munich, Germany from  6th to 10th October, 2009
  77. Attended Jordanian Association of Urological Surgeons Annual from 27th till 30th October.
CUE programme participated
  1. Transrectal Ultrasonography in Ca.Prostate held at Madras in 1992
  2. Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy in Staghorn Calculi held at Vijaywada in 1993.
  3. Ultrasonography in Urology  held at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh State  in 1993
  4. Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy in Kidney Stone held at  Calicut,Kerala in 1994,Under the Auspices of South Zone USI Annual Conference.
  5. Uretero-Renoscopy in Ureteric Stone held at Culcutta in 1994, Under the auspices of USI Annual Conference in 1994.
  6. Endoscopic Management of Stone held at Karad, under the Auspices of South Maharashtra Surgeons Association. in 1995
  7. Laser for Ureteric Stone held at Mulana Azad Medical   College, New Delhi under the auspices of  International  Symposium on Current Trends in Laser  and Cancer Management held in 1995.
  8. Moderator : Symposium on Renovascular Hypertension, held  at Goa in  1995 Under the Auspices West Zone Chapter of  USI Annual Conference.
  9. International Symposium on Human Stones, Trace Metals and  Free radicals in Sept.1995  under the Auspices of VIII  National conference  of Urolithiasis Society of India. held at Udaipur.
  10. Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy in Renal Stone at Meerut, under the auspices of North Zone USI Annual Conference in 1996.
  11. Attended 1st meeting of experts, in BHP on 6 Aug,1996 at ICMR Hqrs. under the Auspices of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi.
  12. Attended 6th West Zone Chapter of USICON Annual  Conference at Indore, October 25- 28, 1996
  13. Attended Annual Conference of USICON-96-97 at Mumbai on  20-25  January,1997
  14. Attended 1st Clinical Andrology Conference & Operative  Workshop at Madurai from 11-12 April,1997
  15. Attended Operative Endo-Urology Workshop of West Zone Chapter of USI and Urology Society of Central India Conference on 25-26 April,1997.
  16. Attended South Zone USICON-97 CME at Mangalore on 14-16 August,1997.
  17. Attended West  Zone USICON-97 CME Workshop at Jamnagar on 7th - 9th November,1997
  18. Attended East Zone USICON-97 CME workshop at Ranchi on 14th-16th November,1997.
  19. Attended  "Master Class in Female Urology" at Mumbai from 28 - 29th Feb. 2004
National & International Committees

Professional Society:

  1. Joint  Organising Secretary : Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held in  Sept. 1989 at Ahmedabad.
  2. Chairman Grievance Cell of Urological Society of India.
  3. Deputy Delegate of India, Society Internationale d'Urology 1994-2000.
  4. National Delegate of India, Society International d'Urology 2000-2004.
  5. Hon. Treasurer of Millenium International Urology Conference  held at New Delhi in November, 2000.
  6. Hon. Treasurer of West Zone Chapter of USI in 1994
  7. Hon. Secretary of West Zone Chapter of USI in 1995.
  8. Member of International Prostate Symptom Score(I-PSS) Germany.
  9. President,  West Zone Chapter of USI 1996-97
  10. Hon. Treasurer of Urological Society of India 1996-98
  11. Member, RES Foundation of USI
  12. Organising Secretary West Zone Chapter of USICON-99
  13. Organising Chairman , 12th Video Urology World Congress 2000
  14. Organising Chairman,  West Zone USICON-2002.
  15. Associate Editor "Journal of Endourology".
  16. Chairman, Indian Journal of Urology 2006 onwards.
  17. Vice President, Indian Endoscopic Society.
  18. President, Genito-Urinary Section of Association of Surgeons of India 2002-2004
  19. National Delegate, Society Internationale d'Urology 2001 - 2004
  20. Organising Chairman, 22nd World Congress on Endourology & SWL, 2004.
  21. Member - Advisory Board, Ranbaxy Laboratories
  22. Member - Advisory Board, Nature Clinical Practice Urology (U.K.)
  23. Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) International Advisory Board Member 2004.
  24. Chairman, Sub-Speciality, Society International d'Urologie 2004
  25. President Urological Society of India  (2006-2007)
  26. Scientific Chair, Endourological Society Inc, USA (2007-2009)
  27. Member, International Committee of American Urological Association
  28. Associate Editor "Journal of Urology" (2008)
  29. Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Surgery (2009)
  30. President, Asian Society of Endourology (2008-2014)
  31. Chairman, Endourology Education Training Site Committee - Endourological Society Inc.  December 2008 - October, 2011.
  32. President Elect, Society International d’Urologie
Official Appointments and Directorship

Institution :

  1. Managing Trustee, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad
  2. Hon. Managing Director, Muljibhai Patel Society for Research in Nephro-Urology, Nadiad
  3. Member, Board of Governors, Muljibhai Patel Society for Research in Nephro-Urology, Nadiad
  4. Member, Research Advisory Committee of MPSRNU, Nadiad
  5. Trustee, NKP Menon Nephro-Urological Research Centre, Vijaywada
  6. Member, RES Foundation of the Urological Society of India
  7. Member, Research Advisory Committee of Charutar Arogya Mandal Medical Research Society, Shree Krishna Medical College, Karamsad
  8. Chairman, Human Research Ethics Committee from July 2006 -
Books, Chapter, Publications and Reviews
  1. Chapter of Role in Transrectal Ultrasonography for infertility in Gynec Text Book.
  2. Chapter of “Ureteroscopy” (URS) published in CME Booklet of North Zone Chapter of USI at Amritsar April,1997
  3. Chapter of “Use of TRUS in Male Infertility” published in CME booklet of 1st Clinical Andrology Conference held at Madurai April,97
  4. Chapter of “ Current Approach for Removal of Urinary Stones” in CME booklet of VIIth East Zone Chapter of USICON’97 held at Ranchi, November 1997.
  5. Chapter of “Modern Management of Stone Surgery” in under the Auspices of IJCP on Journal of Nephrology, October/November 1997 issue Editor
    Dr.V.N.Acharya.
  6. ESWL for lower calyceal stones: Can clearance be predicted? British Journal of Urology, (1997) 80- 853 –857.
  7. Depilatory cream instillation for Hair Removal – Post Scrotal flap Urethroplasty British Journal of Urology – Internet edition, 2000
  8. Temporary Urethral Coil Stents – Initial Experience, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol.12 March, 1999.
  9. Efficacy and Safety of PCNL in Solitary Functioning kidneys with Complex Renal Calculi, Indian Journal of Urology , 1998; Vol.14, No.2
  10. Blood loss during PCNL – Can it be minimized, Indian Journal of Urology, Indian Journal of Urology, 1998: Vol. 15, No.1
  11. The Relative Cost-Effectiveness of PCNL V/s.ESWL for medium sized (<2 cms) Renal calculi in a Tertiary Care Urological Referral Centre, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol. 17, No.2, 2001.
  12. Outcome of Children with post-urethral valve : Prognostic factors, Indian Journal of Urology, Volume 17, No. 2, 2001
  13. Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy in Ectopic Kidney: Journal of Endo-Urology, 2000; Vol.14;No.5 June,2000
  14. Paediatric Percutaneous Nephrostolithotripsy ( PCNL): Assessing the Impact of Technical Innovations on its safety and efficacy – Journal of Endo-Urology, Vol.13, No.5, June,1999
  15. TRUS, PCAR and TZAR in the evaluation of Patients with LUTS : Journal of Endo-urology 2000; Vol.13; No.4 May 1999
  16. Intravesical Ultrasonographic staging of bladder carcinoma : Its value and limitations, Ultrasound International, Vol. 7, No. 2, April – June, 2001.
  17. The Dretler Stone Cone : A Device to Prevent Ureteral Stone Migration – The Initial Clinical Experience, Journal of Urology, Vol. 167, May, 2002.
  18. Fluid Absorption during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Does It Matter ? : Journal of Endourology, Volume 16, Number 4, May 2002.
  19. Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty: Description of a New Technique, Journal of Urology, Vol. 168, November, 2002.
  20. Co-Author “ASI : Text Book of Surgery” published during the inaugural day function of Association of Surgeons of India Conference held at Calcutta on 27th December, 2002.
  21. Nephrolithiasis Associated with Renal Insufficiency : Factors Predicting Outcome, Journal of Endourology, Vol.17, No.10, December, 2003
  22. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for Complex Pediatric Renal Calculus Disease, Journal of Endourology, Vol. 18, No.1, February, 2004
  23. Natural history of lower urinary tract symptoms : preliminary report from a community based Indian Study, British Journal of Urology, Vol. 94, No.3, 332 – 334, August, 2004.
  24. Endoscopic management of stones in Children, Current opinion in Urology, Vol. 15, No.2, 107-112, March, 2005.
  25. Bipolar versus Monopolar Transurethral Resection of Prostate : Randomized Controlled Study, Journal of Endourology, Vol.19, No.3, April, 2005.
  26. Lower-Caliceal Stone Clearance Index to Predict Clearance of Stone after SWL : Journal of Endourology , Volume 20, Number 4, April 2006
  27. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for complex calyceal calculi and staghorn stones less than 5 Years; Journal of Endourology, Vol. 20, No.8, August, 2006.
  28. Risk reduction strategies in Laparoscopic donor Nephrectomy : A Comparative Study, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol. 22, Issue 3, 201-204, September, 200
  29. 6  Endourological Management of Pediatric Urolithiasis – Proposed Clinical Guidelines” Journal of Endourology, Vol. 20, No.10, October, 2006.
  30. Renal Cell Carcinoma with ipsilateral adrenal involvement with synchronous contralateral adrenal metastases, Indian Journal of Urology, December, 2006.
  31. Antegrade Flexible Ureteroscopy in Supine position for an impacted multiple ureteric calcului, Indian Journal of Urology Indian Journal of Urology, June,2006
  32. Chapter on “Clinical application of transrectal ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment” : Smith Text book of Endourology,: 2nd Edition, 2007
  33. Supine Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy : Efective approach to High Risk and Morbidity Obese Patients, Journal of Endourology, Vol.21, No.1, January, 2007.
  34. Practice Point Commentary : What is the best treatment modality for children
    with renal stones of 1 – 2 cm diameter ?, Nature Clinical Practice Urology, Vol.4,
    No.2, February, 2007.
  35. Sectional Editor on Urolithiasis, Current Opinion in Urology, Vol.17, No.2, March, 2007
  36. Simultaneous Bilateral Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy : A Single Center Experience. Journal of Endourology, Vol.21, No.5, May, 2007
  37. Outcome of Renal Transplant with Multiple Vs Single Renal Arteries following Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy: A Comparative Study. Urology Gold, 69 (5), 2007
  38. Age-specific prostate specific antigen and prostate specific antigen density
    values in a community based Indian population, Indian Journal of Urology, April – June, 2007
  39. Kidney Transplantation in Abnormal Bladder, Indian Journal of Urology, July – September, 2007.
  40. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for benign and inflammatory conditions, Journal of Endourology, Vol.21, No.11, November, 2007.
  41. Surgical Management of Pediatric Urolithiasis, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol. 23, Issue 4, 428 – 434, October – December, 2007.
  42. Pretransplant laparoscopic nephrectomy in adult polycystic kidney disease – A single centre experience, BJUI Vol. 101, Issue No.1, 94-97, January, 2008
  43. Scarless single port transumblical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty : first clinical report BJUI Vol. 101, Issue No.1, 83-88, January, 2008
  44. Task completion time: Objective tool for assessment of technical skills in laparoscopic simulator for urology trainees, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol. 24, Issue 1, January – March, 2008
  45. Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy versus open radical nephretomy in T1-T3 renal tumors : An outcome analysis, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol. 24, Issue 1, January
    – March, 2008
  46. Comparative evaluation of Swiss Lithoclast 2 V Holmium : Yag laser lithotripsy for impacted upper ureteral stones, Journal of Endourology, Vol. 22, No.3, March, 2008.
  47. A Novel Training model for laparoscopic pyeloplasty using chicken crop; Journal of Endourology, Vol. 22, No.4, April, 2008.
  48. Transrectal Ultrasound and fluoroscopic assisted transurethral incision of ejaculatory ducts : A problem solving approach to Nonmalignant hematospermia due to ejaculatory duct obstruction, Journal of Endourology, Vol.22, No.7, July, 2008.
  49. Single Port Transumblical (E-NOTES) Donor Nephrectomy, Journal of Urology, Vol.180, 637-641, August, 2008.
  50. Multiperc for Complete Staghorn Calculus, Journal of Endourology, Vol.22,No.9, September, 2008.
  51. Management of the staghorn calculus : Multiple –tract versus single-tract
    percutaneous nephrolithotomy, Current Opinion in Urology 2008,18:220-223
  52. Laparoscopic management of calcified Paraganglioma of Bladder, Iranian Journal
    of Urology, Vol.5,No.2,2008.
  53. Laparoscopic Kidney retrieval in donor with an extended criterion : Assessing safety and outcome, Anals of National Academy of Medical Science (India), 44(3):165-175, 2008.
  54. Urolithiasis in the horseshoe kidney – A Single Centre Experience, BJUI, Vol.102, No. 11, 1676 - 1680, December, 2008.
  55. Laparoscopic Partial Cystectomy;Opeative Atlas of Lap. Reconstructive Urology,
    351-360;2009.
  56. Measuring stone surface area from an X-ray image is accurate and reproducible with the help of an imaging program; Journal of Endourology, Vol.23, No.1,
    January, 2009
  57. Single Port Surgery for Donor Nephrectomy : A New Era in Laparoscopic Surgery Editoreal - Nature Clinic Practice Urology, Vol.6, No.1, January, 2009.
  58. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children: Equivalent clearance rates to adults is achieved with fewer and milder energy shock waves : BJUI, Vol.103,No.1,
    January, 2009
  59. Laparoscopic Ureteral Reimplantation : A single centre experience & literature Review; Journal of Endourology, Vol.23, No.2, February, 2009,
  60. Combined Retrograde Flexible Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy with Holmium YAG laser
    for renal calculi associated with ipsilateral ureteral stones, Journal of Endourology,
    Vol.23, No.2, February, 2009,
  61. Fate of residual stones following percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A critical analysis" Journal of Endourology, Vo.23, No.3, May, 2009.
  62. Evaluating graft function in pediatric recipients for living donor renal transplantation:
    Is laparoscopic donor nephrectomy safe ? Indian Journal of Urology, Vol.25, Issue 2, April – June, 2009
  63. Developments in technique and technology : the effect on the results of percutaneous nephrolithotomy for staghorn calculi, BJUI, 2009,104, 542-548).
  64. Preoperative planning and designing of a fluorocompatible endourology Operating
    room, Journal of Endourology;Vol.23,No.10, October,2009.
  65. The impact of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy n patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Journal of Endourology;Vol.23,No.9, September,2009.
  66. Laparoscopic management of adrenal lesions more than 5 cm in size; (Accepted for publication in Iranian Journal of Urology), October, 2009
  67. Chapter 183 on Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty in Hinman's Atlas of Urologic Surgery in 2009.
  68. Preoperative planning and designing of a fluorocompatible endourology Operating room, Journal of Endourology;Vol.23,No.10, October,2009)
  69. Ultrasonography guided punctures with and without puncture guide, Journal of Endourology;Vol.23,No.10, 1641-1643, October,2009)
  70. Multiperc Versus Single Perc with Flexible instrumentation for staghorn calculi Journal of Endourology;Vol.23,No.10, 1675-1678, October,2009)
  71. The Jewel of India : Urological Hospital leads country with care and compassion : BJU International, Vol.104, No.10, November, 2009 (2).
  72. Isolated Renal Hydatid Cyst Managed by Laparoscopic Transperitoneal Nephrectomy: A case report, Indian Journal of Urology, Vol.25, Issue 4, October,December, 2009
  73. A novel, cost effective specimen retrieval bag in Laparoscopy: The Nadiad bag (Accepted for publication in Urology Gold).
  74. Management of Non neoplastic renal haemorrhage by transarterial embolisation
    (Accepted for publication in Urology Gold).
  75. Novel Magnetically Guided Intra-Abdominal Camera to facilitate Laparoendoscopic Single site surgery – Initial human experience (Accepted for publication in Surgical Endoscopy).
  76. Questioning Wisdom of Tubeless PCNL: Prospective randomized controlled study of early tube removal vs. tubeless PCNL (BJU International Online Edition)
  77. Donor gonadal vein reconstruction for extension of renal vasculature in living related renal transplantation (Accepted for publication in IJU)
  78. Small incision basilic vein transposition (BVT), (Accepted for publication in IJU)
  79. Validation of virtual reality (VR) simulation for percutaneous renal access training."in its current form for publication in the Journal of Endourology.
  80. Chapter on Treatment of Staghorn Calculus Accepted for publication in Manual of Percutaneous Surgery. Saunder’s publication, Sao Paolo, Brasil.
  81. Chapter on “Difficult Situations in Urological Laparoscopy” Accepted for publication in The guide to difficult laparoscopic urologic conditions.
  82. Chapter on Percutaneous Endopyelplasty, Ch.183 Accepted for publication in Hinmans Atlas of Urologic Surgery
  83. Chapter on “Ultrasound” in Third edition of "Smith'sTextbook of Endourology”   
  84. Chapter on “Designing the state of the art Endourology OR” in Third edition of "Smith's Textbook of Endourology”  
  85. PCNL for Paediatric Urolithiasis accepted for publication in the Symposium of
    Indian Journal of Urology
  86. Does rejection has a role in post renal transplant lymphocele ? A single Centre experience (Accepted for publication in IJU)
  87. Face and content validation for transurethral resection of prostate on uro trainer: is it worthwhile? (Accepted for publication in Journal of Endourology)
  88. Percutneous renal access training : Content validation comparison between live porcine and VR simulation mode. (Accepted for publication in BJUI).
Videotapes Published
  1. Video Chapter of Ureteric Stone in Video Urology Text Book published by Dr.S.S.Bapat for USI members.
  2. Edited  Update on Endo-Urology for USI members
  3. Contributed chapter on  Urological Management of Renal Trauma update in West Zone  Chapter of USI.
  4. Edited  Four volume Video cassettes for PCNL, URS, Urological Laparoscopy and Dialogues in Endourology for Urological Society of India Members.
Videotape Presentation

Video papers presented at Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held at Pune in Dec.1992.

  • PCNL in Staghorn Calculi- Video Paper Session: Endourology
  • Trans-Rectal Ultrasonography(TRUS) in Evaluation of Seminal Vesical: Normal
    and Abnormal.
  • Ureteroscopy in the Management of Ureteric Calculi: Video Paper Session.
  • Flexible Ureteroscopy: Video Paper Session - Endourology
  • Urocoil in stricture urethra Presented at Annual Conference of USI, held at
    Calcutta in 1994.
  • Endopyelotomy in the Management of Ureteric Calculi : Video Paper Session.
  • PCNL in Transplanted Kidney - Experience with Lithovac presented at 5th West
    Zone Conference of USI in 1995 held at Goa.
  • Video on Ureteroscopy presented at Urolithiasis Conference held at Amritsar on
    1st March,1997.
  • Video on Use in TRUS in infertility patients” at 1st Clinical Androcon Conference
    held at Madurai on 11th April,1997.
  • Video presentation on “ Endoscopic treatment of Ejaculatory duct obstruction ”
    at 6th West Zone USICON-97, Indore on 26th October,97.
  • Video presentation on “PCNL in Ectopic kidney” at 6th West Zone USICON-97,
    Indore on 26th October,1997
  • Video presentation on “ Paediatric PCNL How Safe” at Mumbai USICON-97 on
    20th January,1997.
  • Video presentation on” Safety and Efficacy of PCNL in Solitary kidney” at
    Mumbai USICON-97 on 20th January,1997
  • Video presentation on “ PCNL Monotherapy” at Video-Workshop on Endourology
    Mumbai USICON-97 on 20-25 January,1997
  • Video presentation on “ Endoureterotomy for Management of dense Ureteric
    Stricture” at West Zone USICON’97 on Nov.7-9,1997 at Jamnagar.
  • Video presentation on “Transurethral Prostatectomy for a Large Intravesical
    Adenoma” at West Zone USICON’97 on Nov.7-9,1997 at Jamnagar.
  • Video presentation on “TUNA of Prostate” at East Zone USICON’97 on 14-16
    Nov,1997 at Ranchi.
  • Video Presentation on Ejaculatory duct obstruction diagnosis and Management”
    at East Zone USICON’97 on 15-11-97 at Ranchi.
  • Video Presentation on PCNL & URS at Bangladesh Urological Association
    Annual Conference held at Dhaka from 20 – 23rd March,1998
  • Video presentation on PCNL in Ectopic Kidney at West Zone USICON,98 on 15-
    18 October,1998 at Aurangabad.
  • Video presentation on “The Dretler Stone Cone : A new generation of Basketry”
    at 35th Annual Conference of Urological Society of India, USICON-2002 at Jaipur
    from 31st January to 3rd February, 2002
  • Videos presented at 19th World Congress on Endo-Urology & Shockwave and Basic Research & Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand from 14th to 17th November, 2001
  • Management of lower ureteric stricture : A combined simultaneous retrograde &
    Antegrade Approach.
  • The Clinical use of “The New Generation VTS Pro VU Plus TUNA System

    Videos presented during 20th World Congress on Endourology & Shockwave held at Genoa, Italy from 19th to 22nd September, 2002.

  • Combined Antegrade and Retrograde approach to upper urinary tract in Supine
    Lithotomy position.
  • PCNL for Pediatric Renal Calculi : Safety & Efficacy
  • Video presentation on “Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery” during the Video Urology
    Workshop held at Singapore on 27th February, 2003
  • Video presentation on “Ureteroscopy” during the Video Urology Workshop held
    at Singapore on 27th February, 2003
  • Video presentation on “Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty-Initial Clinical Experience”
    during the 21st World Congress on Endourology and SWL held at Montreal,
    Canada from 21st to 24th September, 2003
  • Video presentation on “Is the new ultrasonic and pneumatic lithoclast
    combination (Lithoclast Master) superior to time tested pneumatic lithoclast for
    percutaneous lithotripsy?” during the 21st World Congress on Endourology and
    SWL held at Montreal, Canada from 21st to 24th September, 2003
  • Video presentation on “Endopyeloplasty” during the 5th Conference of the
    Nephrology, Urology & Transplantation Society of the South Asian Region held
    at Mumbai on 1st November, 2003
  • Following Videos Presented during the 9th Video Urology World Congress held at
    Busan, Korea from 17th to 19th June, 2004
  • Is the new ultrasonic and pneumatic lithoclast combination (Lithoclast Master)
    superior to time tested pneumatic lithoclast for percutaneous lithotripsy?
  • Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty-Initial Clinical Experience
  • Laproscopic Donor Nephrectomy -The MPUH Experience
  • Following Videos presented during the 22nd World Congress on Endourology and SWL held at Mumbai.
  • Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in hilar variations – technical challenges .
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy - the MUH experience
  • TRUS Assisted Transurethral Incision of Ejaculatory Ducts (TUIED) – A Novel
    Technique.
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy in a Donor with Double Ureters and Double
    Arteries
  • Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy :A novel technique to dissect the distal
    ureter.
  • Laproscopic transperitoneal marsupilisation of post transplant lymphocele: A
    comparison with open technique
  • Combined Antegrade and Retrograde access to the urinary collecting system in
    modified dorsal lithotomy position – An update
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma
  • Forgotten Double J Stent - Endourological options
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy in ADPKD-MPUH experience
  • Nerve sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) : An initial experience.
  • Antegrade Endopyelotomy in Secondary Pelviureteric Junction Obstruction
    (PUJ): different maneuvers for precise stricturotomy
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy- MPUH experience
  • Laparoscopic Pyelolithotomy in Horse-shoe kidney :- A case report
  • Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty- A Viable Option for Management of UPJ
    Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic assisted Radical Cystectomy- A Step Towards Advanced
    Laproscopy
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy – Expanding our Indications!
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy in Upper GU Tuberculosis: MPUH
    Experience.
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in Kyphoscoliosis; Extended indications
  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: Duplicating open technique
  • Bipolar Transurethral Resection of Prostate with Vista CTR Device
  • Laparoscopic Uretero ureterostomy – MPUH experience
  • Following Videos were presented during the 23rd World Congress on Endourology & SWL held at Amsterdam from 22nd - 26th August, 2005
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma with IVC Thrombus : Is Laparoscopy an Option?
  • Antegrade supine flexible ureterorenoscopy in the management of impacted mid
    ureteric stone in a 6 year old Male
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty – Evolving techniques : MPUH Experience.
  • Laparoscopic Uretero-ureterostomy in Tubecular stricture of Ureter.
    60. Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy : MPUH experience.
  • Intraoperative Complications and Management of Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Following Videos were presented during the 24rd World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 22nd Basic Research Symposia held at Cleveland,
    USA from 17 to 20th August, 2006 and participated as follows.
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy in Ectopic Kidneys- our technique
  • Laparoscopic Ureteroneocystostomy with Psoas Hitch for mid ureteric Stricture
  • Simultaneous laparoscopic and endoscopic intervention in nephroureterectomy for upper tract TCC: An end of a technical dilemma?
  • Complications & management of laparoscopic urologic surgery
  • Pediatric Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty.
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy “Seven steps technique” for Renal Hilar dissection – MPUH way.
  • Video on Cohen’s Reimplantation during the Live International Workshop on
    Reconstructive Urology (RECON – UROL 2006), held at Sion Hospital, Mumbai
    from 9th to 10th September, 2006.
  • Following Video’s were presented during the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2006 held Mehsana from 29th & 30th September and 1st October, 2006.
  • Simultaneous PCNL with retrograde flexible ureterorenoscopy in a case of recurrent stone disease
  • A journey from basic to advanced Laparoscopy: Evolution of a technique
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy in Ectopic Kidneys- our technique
  • Intraoperative complications & management of laparoscopic urologic surgery
  • Laparoscopic transabdominal transperitoneal vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) repair
Published Abstracts & Presentation

Presented at National Conference of Urological Society of India held at Ooty in 1985

  • Renal Hypothermia : Experience of 30 Cases
  • Adeno Carcinoma of the Urachus: A case Report
  • Ureteric Polyp: A case Report
  • Hydatid Cyst: A case Report.
  • Conservative Management of Urinoma Following Ureteric Stone Surgery : A case report. In National Conference of Urology Society of India held at Vijaywada in 1986.
  • Vesico-Ureteric Reflux: 7 Cases follow-up of Surgical treatment.
  • Early Experience of Uretero-Renoscopy
  • Management of Emboli following TURP for Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: A Case Report.
  • Prolapsed Ureterocele: A case Report.
  • Ureteric Ectopia: a case Report.

Presented at the West Zone Chapter of ASI held at Ahmedabad in 1986

  • Experience of TURP: Review of 733 cases
  • Initial Experience of PCNL: 100 cases
  • Renal Transplant 85 cases Review.
  • Ureteroscopy : Experience of 100 cases Presented at the Annual Conference of
    the ASI held at Madras in 1987.
  • Trans-rectal Prostatic Scan: A study of 150 cases. Presented at the Annual Conference of USI held at Patna in 1988 
  • Complications of PCNL, Experience of 200 cases, presented at the Annual
    Conference Of Urological Society of India held at Patna in 1988 
  • Ureteroscopy: Presented at the CUE West Zone Chapter of USI held at JJ
    Hospital, Bombay in 1988.
  • PCNL in difficult Situations: Presented at the Annual Conference for The USI, held at Ahmedabad in 1989. 
  • Congenital PUJ obstruction: Review of 112 cases Presented at the Annual Conference of The USI held at Ahmedabad in Sept. 1989.
  • Dilatation of the Ureter and Stenting held at the Annual Conference of the USI, Held at Ahmedabad in Sept.,1989. 
  • Laser Lithotripsy of Ureteral Calculi. Initial Experience with Pulse dye laser presented at the Annual Conference of the USI held at Calicut in Oct.,1990. 
  • Ultrasonography guided per rectal biopsy of prostate with Bioptygun.Presented at the Annual Conference of the Urological Society of India held at Calicut in October,1990.
  • Post-Renal transplant, Surgical complication. Presented at the IIIrd Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation in December,1990.
  • Posterior Urethral Valve: Presented under the auspices of the Department of Pediatrics at Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad in 1991.
  • Renal Transplant: Presented at Banglore under Auspices of Wockhard. in 1991.
  • Early Detection of Carcinoma Prostate: Read at the Oncology Conference held At Baroda in Sept.1991
  • Stone Management presented at Bombay on 18/10/91.Under the Auspices of West Zone Chapter of USI’s 1st Zonal Conference
  • TRUS of the Prostate presented at Madras UROFEST, 16/11/991
  • Urological Emergencies: Presented at Ahmedabad on 8th Dec.1991 held under
    The Auspices of the Ahmedabad Medical Association.
  • Modern Management of Stone : Presented on 15th December,1991 at Rajkot; Held under the Auspices of the Surgeons Association of Rajkot.

Papers presented at Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held at Kanyakumari 16-18th January,1991

  • Post-Urethral Valve Follow-up
  • Prostatic Specific Antigen
  • Vesico Ureteric Reflux- Follow-up
  • Role of Prostatic Speciic Antigen in Prostate Disorders.

Papers presented at Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held at Lucknow in November,1993

  • DRE, PSA & TRUS for early detection of Carcinoma.
  • Urocoil: a New modality of Treatment in Stricture Urethra.
  • Study of Vesico Ureteric Reflux after Ureteroscopy.
  • Prognostic Factors in Natural Expulsion of Ureteric Stone: A retrospective Study
    of 1000 cases.

Papers presented at Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held at Calcutta in December 1994

  • Study of variation in Internal Pressure during Ureterorenoscopy using an Indigenous Roller Pump.
  • Multiple Puncture during PCNL - How safe?
  • Challenges in PCNL
  • Surgical Treatment of Male Infertility
  • Turbidity Test: A New screening modality in Evaluation of Stone Formers Paper presented at USICON-95-96 at Banglore.
  • Factor including Drop in Haemoglobin during percutaneous nephrolithotomy, Paper presented at USICON-95-96 at Banglore.
  • Papers presented at Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-96 held at Indore in October,1996
  • Age Specific PSA ranges in our population Are they same?
  • Co-relation of IPSS and Uroflowmetry in BPH
  • Lithoclast better than Ultrasound in Intracorporeal Ureteric Stone Lithotripsy
  • Urocoil- A Promising device for Stricture Urethra
  • PCNL in ectopic kidney
  • Adult Extrophy managed by a Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Splenic Abscess an Unusual presentation of Xanthogranulomatus pyelonephritis.

Papers presented at Annual Conference of Urological Society of India held at Mumbai USICON-97 in Jan.,1997

  • What is the place of TUNA in BPH
  • Role of TRUS in Ejaculatory Duct obstruction
  • Safety and Efficacy of PCNL in solitary kidney
    Papers presented at VIIth West Zone USICON-97 at Jamnagar on 7th -9th Nov.1997
  • Management of Ureteric Injuries following stone surgery
  • Safety and Efficacy of Paediatric PCNL
  • Auto Transplantation: Indications Technniques and Results
  • Our experience with onlay Urethroplasties for long segment Urethral Strictures.
  • Experience with TRUS in the Evaluation and treatment of Male infertility
  • Calculi in Crossed Fused Ectopia an Endouroligcal challenge.
  • Varying presentation of Ectopic ureters in females.
  • Papers presented at VIIIth West Zone USICON’98 at Aurangabad on 15-18 October,1998
  • Fete of Residual Fragments after ESWL
  • Upper Ureteric Stones: Management Options
  • Aggressive PCNL for Staghorn Calculi
  • Wilm’s Tumour: Our experience with NWTS-4
  • Paediatric Ureteroscopy
  • Renal Calculi with Vesico Ureteric Reflux: Uncommon presentation
  • Intracavitory Ultrasound in Carcinoma Bladder: It’s value and Limitation

Following papers presented at the Annual Meeting of Surgeons of India, Ahmedabd 25th to 30th December,1998

  • Pubo-Vaginal Sling
  • Dismembered Pyeloplasty: Techniques and factors in Success
  • Renal Angiomyolipoma a Clinical Enigma ( A retrospective study of 13 cases)
  • Management of ureteric injuries following stone surgery
  • Paediatric PCNL- Assessing the Impact of Technical Innovations on its safety and Efficacy.
  • Edourological Management of impacted ureteral Stones
  • Lower Calyceal Calculi: Can you Predict clearance after ESWL
  • Primary obstructed Megaureter: A review of 26 Cases

Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI, Bhubaneshwar, January 15 to 19,1999

  • Ethanol Breath Analysis during TURP, Predictor of fluid absorption
  • TRUS Parameters & Presumed Circle area Ratio (PCAR) & TZAR in the evaluation of patient with LUTS
  • Bilateral Simultaneous Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy A Viable Option
  • Treatment of Lumphocele following Renal Transplantation
  • Percentage of free prostate specific Antigen : Enhanced Specificity for detecting carcinoma prostate
  • Penile Strangulation interesting presentation & Management
  • Sephaneous Vein patch for treating peryones disease a Different Technique
  • Dual Transverse Penile and Scrotal pedicled flap only urethroplasty
  • Management of Ureteric Injury Early & Late
  • ESWL V/s.PCNL for medium sized renal calculi. An Indian Viability study.

Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI, Hyderabad: 18-21st January,2000

  • PCNL in Supine Position: A viable option
  • Epispadias Repair
  • Effect of Zopiclone on Rigiscan
  • Fluid absorption during PCNL, Assessment using expired Breath Ethanol Level
  • Intra and perioperative Doppler in Transplant
  • Scrotal onlay Flap Urethroplasty – Our Experience
  • Endopyelotomy for Acquired PUJ obstruction Early Result
  • Our Techniques of Endopyelotomy

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2000, Pune : 20th September to 1st October, 2000.

  • Bilateral Simultaneous Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) : A Viable Option
  • Bilateral Simultaneous PCNL in Child
  • Experience with preoperative sonourethrography in anterior urethral reconstruction : Its value and limitations.
  • Renal Re-Transplantation : Our experience
  • Role of UDM in diabetic patients with lower urinary tract symptoms : Is it always required ?
  • Urinary flow rates in normal Indian Population – MPUH Normograms
  • Fate of Secondary Vesico-Ureteric Reflux in children with posterior urethral valves
  • Management of complex anterior urethral strictures
  • Simultaneous Bilateral ureteroscopic removal of ureteric calculi

Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI, Nagpur; 18th to 21st January, 2001

  • Acucise endopyelotomy and endoureterotomy : our initial experience.
  • The Dretler Stone Cone : New Generation of "Basketry"- Is It better than conventional baskets in preventing Calculus migration and removing fragments during Ureteroscopy?
  • PCNL in complex renal calculi in pediatric population
  • Approach to upper calyx in PCNL : Management strategies
  • Side Firing lithoclast
  • PCNL in Horseshoe Kidneys.
  • Renal Transplantation in Pediatric Patients – Our Experience.
  • Our Experience of Sextant TRUS guided biopsy of prostate based on equivocal
    DR & / PSA results.

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2001, Jabalpur : 2nd to 4th November, 2001.

  • Acute Obstruction of the Renal Collecting System : The intrarenal resistive index (RI) is a useful parameter for Diagnosis.
  • Augmentation Cystoplasty – Our Results
  • Intrarenal urethrotomy – Current status in Management of urethral strictures.
  • Subjective and Objective Improvement after TUR P.
  • Early Prediction of Vascular Rejection using Duplex Doppler Ultrasonography in renal transplant recipients
  • Wilm’s Tumour – Our Experience

Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI, Jaipur : 31st January to 3rd February, 2002.

  • 3-D TRUS : A low power histopathology of prostatic carcinoma.
  • The Dretler Stone Cone : A New generation of Basketry
  • Approach to Upper Calyceal Calculi
  • Chronic Non obstructive renal insufficiency in nephrolithiasis progression and role of intervention
  • Nephrostomy drainage post PCNL –Big tube, small tube, or tubeless ? Does it make a Difference? A Randomized, prospective double blind study
  • Organ Confined Ca. Prostate : Early Diagnosis and Cure
  • Retrograde Ureteroscopic Approach to secondary UPJ Obstruction
  • Co-existing Renal tumours and renal calculus disease : A review of 15
    cases.
  • The prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms in Indian Men : A
    community based study
  • Transpubic urethroplasty for post traumatic bulbomembranous urethral strictures : our results
  • Transitional Zone Volume corrected PSA : Effective parameter in differentiation of BPH & cancer prostate in patients with intermediate PSA levels in Indian scenario.

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2002, Nadiad from 24th to 27th October, 2002.

  • VTS PROVu PLUS – New Generation of Tuna More Effective ?
  • MULTI-PERC for Staghorn, Safety and Efficacy
  • Buccal Mucosa Dorsal Onlay Urethroplasty Analysis of early results of 6 month follow up.
  • Flexible Ureteroscopy – What is its scope in the Modern Era?
  • Method of Tract dilatation : Alken Vs.Balloon dilatation : Prospective Comparative study.
  • Retroperioneoscopic radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma.
  • Is routine DJ Stenting mandatory after a ureterorenoscopy – A randomized
    controlled prospective trial.
  • Metabolic evaluation and stone analysis
  • Erectile Dysfunction in Post TURP patients
  • Ureteroscopic assisted PCNL in supine position
  • Outcome of renal transplant with multiple renal arteries
  • Outcomes of TURP in BPH patients with concomitant renalinsufficiency (RI) : A
    Comparative study
  • Erectile dysfunction in ESRD patients
  • Nephron Sparing surgery for renal tumor : our experience.
  • Expanded Donor Criteria in Living Donors
  • ESWL-Changing strategies, First 100 cases on Dornier Compact Delta
    Lithotripter
  • Correlation between IPSS, Q max and Pvol. in Charotar men – A community based study
  • Comparative study of TURP Vs. Transurethral alcohol injection for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia – 12 months follow up.
  • Learning Curve in Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI held at Guwahati from 17th January to 20th January, 2003
  • Endourological Management of Ureterovaginal fistula
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy - The Initial MPUH experience.
  • MULTI-PERC for Staghorn, Safety and Efficacy.
  • Nephron sparing surgery for renal tumor : the MPUH experience
  • Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty A Novel Technique
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma – initial experience.
  • Role of stone analysis in metabolic evaluation of nephrolithiasis
  • Simultaneous Antegrade and retrograde Access to urinary collecting system in Modified dorsal lithotomy position - Feasibility, safety and efficacy.
  • Post TUNA endoscopic and histological Post PCNL residual
    10 fragments – how Morbid ?
  • Efficacy, Use and advantages of ultrasonic and pneumatic lithoclast combination (Lithoclast Master) for intracorporeal Lithotripsy
  • ESWL – Changing strategies, First 200 cases on Dornier compacts
    delta lithotripter
  • MPUH experience with dorsal onlay buccal mucosal urethroplasty in complex urethral strictures.
  • Long-term results of TUNA with objective parameters
  • Natural history of prostatism : A community based Indian study –
    An interim report
  • Comparative study of TURP Vs. Transurethral alcohol injection for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia – 12 months follow up
  • Learning curve in laparoscopic surgery – MPUH experience.
  • Expanded Donor criteria in Living Donors

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2003, Goa from 11 to 13th September, 2003.

  • Is ultrasound and pneumatic lithoclast combination (Lithoclast Master) superior
    to time tested pneumatic lithoclast for percutaneous lithotripsy?
  • Laproscopic Adernalectomy
  • Laproscopic Radical Prostatectomy
  • Hypocitraturia: Is it a metabolic tool for the risk assessment of recurrent stone Disease?
  • Multivariate analysis of Outcome and Morbidity of Endoscopic management of upper ureteric stones.
  • Incidence, Timing and out come of Graft nephrectomy – MPUH experience.
  • Is routine ureteral stenting after ureteroscopy necessary: A randomized
    prospective study.
  • Spontaneous uretero-colonic fistula: A case report.
  • Laproscopic Donor Nephrectomy – The MPUH Experience
  • Laproscopic Partial Cystectomy
  • Renal Trauma – MPUH experience
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy – MPUH experience
  • Does tract size matter in PCNL? A prospective study
  • Ectopic ureter – MPUH Experience
  • Donor Nephrectomy. Lap vs. Open, assessing donor morbidity and early graft outcome.
  • Use of Endo GIA stapler or Hem-o-lock clips for ligating the donor renal vein-
    Does it make a difference?
  • Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy :Our initial experience
  • Factors affecting Blood loss and Transfusion rates associated with
    Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Can these be predicted and modified?
  • Access to the pelvicalyceal system for PCNL: Ultrasound versus Fluoroscopy: Does it make a difference” A prospective study.

Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI held at Kochi from 21st to 24th January, 2004

  • Staghorn. Alternate pathways : A prospective study
  • Bipolar resection of prostate
  • Innovation – Indigenously made Axial Rigidometer - A useful tool for objectively quantifying penile rigidity
  • Management of upper ureteric stones : Can stone free rate and complications be predicted ?
  • Epidemiological study of Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease among Indian males
  • Fate of Upper Tracts after Posterior Urethral Valve fulguration : Long term follow up.
  • A Comparative study of the wedge loop resection device and the standard loop in high risk patients undergoing TURP
  • Does tract size matter in PCNL ? a randomized prospective study
  • Metabolic abnormalities in pediatric nephrolithiasis – A Prospective Study
  • Role of transrectal doppler imaging in detecting prostate cancers – A prospective study
  • Urinary enzyme- N-acetyl β-D Glucosaminidase in urinary tract obstruction
  • Lower calyceal stone clearance index (SCI) Following ESWL
  • Is hypomagnesuria associated with lithogenic urine
  • Longitudinal changes in Pvol, Qmax and the symptom score – A community based study A preliminary report
  • ESWL induced RI changes in Kidney
  • Is routine ureteral stenting after ureteroscopy necessary A randomized prospective study
  • Laparoscopic Partial Cystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy –:The MPUH Experience
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy – MPUH experience:
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2004 held at Akola, Maharashtra State from 3rd to 5th September, 2004.

  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty – An initial MPUH experience
  • Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy: A point of technique
  • Bipolar Transurethral Resection of Prostate
  • Booster ESWL – A novel technique to reduce the complications and improve the efficacy 
  • Role of transrectal doppler imaging in detecting prostate cancers:Histopathological Correlation
  • Laparoscopic Transperitoneal marsupalisation of post transplant lymphocele
  • Co-existence of renal calculus with squamous cell carcinoma: MPUH
    experience
  • Radical nephrectomy - now “Gold standard” is Laparoscopy : MPUH
    experience
  • Role of super selective renal embolisation in Massive bleeding following PCNL: MPUH experience
  • Nephrectomy in Pyonephrosis: Open Vs. Laparoscopic : A Prospective randomized controlled study.
  • Laparoscopic assisted Radical Cystectomy- Our initial experience
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy in Upper GU Tuberculosis: MPUH Experience.
  • Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy: A novel technique to dissect the distal ureter.
  • Lower calyceal stone clearance index (SCI) following ESWL
  • Role of sonourethrography in managing urethral strictures
  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty – An initial MPUH experience
  • ESWL induced renal damage : A prospective study
  • Nerve sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) : An initial experience.

Following Papers presented at the Annual Conference of USI held at Ahmedabad from 8th to 11th January, 2005

  • Metabolic Abnormalities and recurrent urolithiasis : Is there any co-relation ?
  • Transurethral incision of ejaculatory ducts (TUIED) – A Novel technique
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for ADPKD : Is it a viable option ?
  • Bipolar Vs. Monopolar Transurethral resection of prostate – A prospective
    randomized
  • Ureteroscopic treatment of urolithiasis in children.
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for benign conditions – Extended indications
  • Laparoscopic flap pyeloplasty for long segment PUJ Obstruction
  • Is Aminophylline renoprotective in ESWL induced renal damage ?
  • Booster ESWL reduces renal damage : A prospective randomized study.
  • Role of TRUS in Congenital Absence of Vas Aplasia : A Prospective Study.
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy : Points of technique
  • Intraoperative complications and management of laparoscopic urologic surgery
  • Renal resistive index in solitary obstructed and non obstructed kidney.
  • Laparoscopy in Nadiad – MPUH experience 
  • Impact of hilar variation on laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
  • Graft outcome with double vessels following laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
  • Age specific and PSA density values in community based Indian population : Do
    they have racial differences ?
  • Laparoscopic Assisted Radical Cystectomy : A step towards advanced Laproscopy
  • Graft outcome following lap/open donor nephrectomy : Does it make a difference.
  • Pre transplant nephrectomy for ADPKD in the era of Laparoscopy : MPUH Experience.
  • Percutaneous management of renal and perinephric abscesses.
  • Upper GU Koch’s : Lap Vs. Open – A comparative study.
  • Laparoscopic Simple Cyst decortications : Minimal morbid procedure.
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for adrenal tumour
  • Role of super selective renal embolisation in massive bleeding following PCNL : MPUH experience
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in a donor with double ureters and double
    arteries.
  • Calyceal “Puncture Wash” technique for small calyceal calculi during PCNL
  • Laparoscopic Pyelolithotomy for a large pelvic stone in a horseshoe kidney
  • Renal resistive index in the management of acute ureteric colic
  • Ureteroscopy for Pediatric stone disease : The MPUH Experience

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2005, held at Gwalior from 28 to 30th October, 2005

  • Laparoscopic Anderson- Hynes Dismembered Pyeloplasty in Children
  • Percutaneous Management of Renal and Perinephric Abscesses
  • Nephron-Sparing Surgery in Synchronous Bilateral Wilms’ Tumor
  • Retrograde intrarenal surgery –MPUH experience
  • Laparoscopic vs. Open Radical Nephrectomy- A
    comparative study.
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy Vs Open donor nephrectomy: MPUH Experience
  • Laparoscopic repair of retrocaval ureter with Renal stone
  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty – Evolving techniques: MPUH experience
  • Outcome of Renal Transplant with arterial variations following Laparoscopic donor
    nephrectomy.
  • Antegrade Supine Flexible Ureterorenoscopy In The Management Of Impacted Mid Ureteric Stone In A 6 yrs Old Male
  • Comparative study of Idiopathic calcium urolithiasis in children and young adults.
  • Renal pelvic instillation therapy for chyluria – MPUH experience
  • Following Papers presented at the 39th Annual Conference of USI held at Varanasi from 2 to 5th February, 06
  • Laparoscopic vs. Open radical nephrectomy- a critical appraisal
  • Laparoscopic donor Nephrectomy: comparing renal allograft outcomes stratified by donor age.
  • Nephron sparing surgery in renal tumors: mpuh experience moderated Retrograde intrarenal surgery –mpuh experience
  • Various pyeloplasty techniques for pujo - can we duplicate them
    laparoscopically: -mpuh experience
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy for benign conditions – extended indications
  • Laparoscopic pyelolithotomy for a large pelvic stone in a horseshoe kidney
  • A month with a double-j stent: the short term morbidity and outcomes of ureteric stenting.
  • Simultaneous bilateral percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a safe and effective procedure :
  • Laparoscopic radical cystectomy- mpuh experience
  • Laparascopic adrenalectomy - our experience
  • Laparoscopic ureteroneocystostomy with psoas hitch for mid ureteric stricture
  • Factors affecting outcome of posterior urethral valves. A long term study
  • Laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy for retrocaval ureter
  • Reconstructive laparoscopic surgeries in patients with ureteral strictures :
  • PCNL in children less than 5 years of age- a single center experience
  • Cannulation of an incompletely duplicated “y” ureter prior to percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a point in technique
  • End to end urethroplasty: does early catheter removal has an impact on the
    outcome?
  • Does n-acetyl cysteine prevent contrast associated nephropathy? A prospective randomized controlled study.

Following Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of West Zone USICON-2006 held Mehsana from 29th & 30th September and 1st October, 2006.

  • Poster Presentations :
  • Pediatric renal Transplantation: single center Experience
  • Retrograde Intravesical Reconstructive Surgery (RIVRS): Novel technique for
    endoscopic management of lower ureter in upper tract TCC and partial bladder
    resection and primary reconstruction
  • Stone recurrence – a critical analysis over 15 years
  • Lessons learned from 21 years experience of expanded indications of PCNL
  • Intraoperative complications & management of laparoscopic urologic surgery
  • Impact of laparoscopic donor nephrectomy on allograft function in pediatric renal transplant recipients: MPUH experience
  • Treatment with 3 months of Leutinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone (LHRH) agonist in advanced Prostate cancer, our experience
  • Podium Presentations :
  • Renal salvage options for postpcnl intractable bleeding: 20 years experience
  • Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy – our initial experience
  • Renal salvage options for post PCNL intractable bleeding: 20 years experienceCorrelation of Transition zone in evaluating LUTS in community dwelling elderly Males

Following abstracts were presented during the 40th Annual Conference of USI held at Patna from 7th to 10th February, 07.

  • Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy – technique and modifications
  • Retrograde Intravesical Reconstructive Surgery (RIVRS): New technique for endoscopic management of lower ureter in upper tract TCC and partial bladder resection and primary reconstruction.
  • Primary percutaneous nephrolithotripsy in ectopic kidneys
  • Innovative cost effective Endocatch bag for specimen retrieval in laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy; impact of warm ischemia on allograft function
  • Nephrolithiasis induced renal insufficiency: Can we predict and prevent it ?
  • The under diagnosed association: co-existence of renal calculi with malignancy: 20 years experience
  • Can we make carcinoma bladder management more effective ? Contemporary role of intraoperative role of Intravesical USG
  • Laparoscopic Nephron Sparing Surgery: Our Initial Experience
  • Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy – our initial experience
  • Case Report: Tuberculosis affecting lower moiety of duplex renal system
  • Supine PCNL an effective approach to high risk and morbidly obese patients.
  • Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for T2 tumors –Our experience
  • Case Report: Tuberculosis affecting lower moiety of duplex renal system
  • Treatment with 3 months of Leutinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone (LHRH) agonist in advanced Prostate cancer, our experience 
  • Efficacy of extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in children using Dornier Compact Delta as compared to adults.
  • Intraoperative complications & management of laparoscopic urologic surgery
  • Surgical aspects in pediatric renal transplantation: a single centre indian experience
  • Comprehensive metabolic evaluation in primary and recurrent stone formers: A
    comparative study
  • Supine PCNL: An effective approach to high risk and morbidly obese patients.
  • Participated West Zone USICON 2008 at Solapur, Maharashtra State from 14th to 15th November, 2008 as a faculty and conducted “TRUS - How I do it : Discussion and live demonstration”.

Attended USICON 2009 at Indore from 22nd to 25th January, 2009 as a faculty and participated as follows :

  • Panelist in the Symposium on Difficult decision making in urology
    Chair for the Jayaramdas Patel Oration “What is new in Percutaneous Stone
    Surgery?” delivered by Dr. Arthur Smith.
  • Transplantation Sub-speciality Meeting and spoke on “Laparoscopic Endoscopic Single Site donor nephrectomy”
Papers presented in International Forums
  • Ureteroscopy an Indian Experience in 1988 held at Paris under the auspices of 6th World Congress on Endo-Urology and ESWL.
  • Management of Staghorn Calculi - Poster session World Congress on Endo-
    Urology and ESWL held at Vienna, Austria in 1991.
  • Initial Experience of of Laser Lithotripsy 100 cases. World Congress on Endo-Urology and ESWL held at Vienna, Austria in 1991.
  • Can Transrectal Ultrasound Predict Prostatic obstruction at Orlando, U.S.A. in May, 1996 : American Urology Association’s Annual Meeting
  • Ejaculatory due to Transrectal endoscopic treatment of obstruction in patient with infertility: Video presentation at Video Urology Congress at Antwep, Belgium in June,1996.

Papers presented at 15th World Congress on Endourology held at Edinburg, U.K. on 31 Aug,1997

  • Transurethral Endoscopic Management of Ejaculatory Duct obstruction in patients with infertility.
  • Safety and Efficacy of Paediatric Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
  • Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in ectopic kidney - How to make it safe?
  • Efficacy and Safety of PCNL in Solitary Functioning kidneys with complex Renal calculi

Papers presented at 16th World Congress on Endo-Urology & SWL, New York September 3-6, 1998

  • Does the Real time monitoring of needle placement by TRUS improve outcome Following TUNA.
  • Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy in Pelvic Ectopic Kidney.
  • The use of smaller nephroscope in paediatric PCNL – An attempt to reduce blood loss.
  • Chairmanship for Video Session 7 on Percutaneous Stone Extraction.

Papers presented at AUA’s annual meeting at Dallas, Texas 1999

  • Aggressive PCNL for Staghorn Calculi
  • Upper Ureteric Stones: Management Options
  • TRUS, PCAR and TZAR in the evaluation of patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS).
  • Papers presented to 18th World Congress on Endo-Urology & Shock Wave: WCE – Sao Paulo 2000, Brazil {September 14 to – 17, 2000}.
    • How safe PCNL? A study on fluid absorption

    First Clinical trial of Dretler Stone Cone a device to prevent stone migration and Safe extraction. Paper Presented at XVIth Congress of the European Association of Urology, Geneva, Switzerland : 7th to 10th April, 2001

    • The Dretler Stone Cone : A New Generation of “Basketry” - Is it better than conventional baskets in preventing calculus migration and removing fragments during Ureteroscopy.

    Guest Speaker: 115th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California : 18th to 21st April, 2001

    Papers presented at American Urological Associations Annual meeting at Anaheim, California 2nd to 7th June, 2001.

    • First Clinical Trial of Dretler Stone Cone : A device to prevent Stone migration and Allow safe extraction.

    Attended First International Consultation on Stone Disease held at Paris from 4th to 5th July, 2001

    • Videos presented at 19th World Congress on Endo-Urology & Shockwave and Basic Research & Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand from 14th to 17th November, 2001
    • Management of lower ureteric stricture : A combined simultaneous retrograde & Antegrade Approach.
    • The Clinical use of “The New Generation VTS Pro VU Plus TUNA System

    Attended as a Faculty : 12th Myanmar Military Medical Conference held at Yangoon from 5th to 6th March, 2002

    Attended as a Faculty : 3rd International Scientific Conference held at Dhaka from 18th to 20th March, 2002

    Papers presented at American Urological Associations Annual meeting at Orlando, 25th to 30th May, 2002.

    • A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Nephrostomy drainage following Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy (PCNL) : Large Bore Versus small Bore Versus Tubeless.

    Attended as a Faculty : 6TH Asian Congress of Urology held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 12TH to 18TH August, 2002

    Pre Conference Wrokshop Surgery :-

    • Antegrade approach to UPJ Stenosis
    • PCNL for complex staghorn

    Papers presented at 26th Congress of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie, Stockholm, Sweden from 8th to 12th September, 2002.

    • A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Nephrostomy Drainage Following Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy (PCNL) : Large Bore Versus Small Bore Versus Tubeless.
    • Clinical Experience with the VTS Precision : A New Generation Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA) System for Treatment of BPH

    Attended as a Faculty : 20th World Congress on Endourology & Shockwave held at Genoa, Italy from 19th to 22nd September, 2002.

    Paper Presentations :

    • A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Nephrostomy Drainage Following PCNL : Large Bore Vs. Small Bore Vs. Tubeless.
    • Multi-Perc for Staghorn, Safety and Efficacy

    Co-Chairman:

    • New Technologies : A Glimpse into the Future.
    • Topic : Ureteroscopic and Percutaneous Instrumentation

    Paper Presentation at 117th Annual Conference of American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons held at Tueson, Arizona from 2nd to 5th April, 2003

    • Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty : Initial Clinical Series.
    • Attended 19th Engineering and Urology Society Annuall Meeting held at San Franciso on 26th April, 2003
    • Attended American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Chicago from 26th April to 1st May, 2003

    Papers presented at 21st World Congress on Endo-Urology & SWL held at Montreal, Canada from 21st to 24th September, 2003

    • Access to the pelvicalyceal system for PCNL: Ultrasonograghy vs Fluoroscopy: Does it make a difference? A prospective study.
    • Factors affecting blood loss associated with Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: Can they be predicted and modified? A Prospective study
    • Does tract size affect the morbidity due to PCNL? A prospective study
    • Nephrolithiasis Associated With Renal Insufficiency: Factors Predicting Outcome
    • How Safe And Efficacious Is Multi-Perc For Staghorn?
    • Is the new ultrasonic and pneumatic lithoclast combination (Lithoclast Master) superior to time tested pneumatic lithoclast for percutaneous lithotripsy?
    • Fate of post PCNL residual fragments
    • VTS Pro Vu, the new generation TUNA: Subjective and Objective assessment: A 2yr follow up study.
    • Prospective comparison of use of Endo-TA Stapler V/s Hem-O-Lok in Live Donor Nephrectomy
    • Role of stone analysis in metabolic evaluation of Nephrolithiasis
    • Attended As a faculty during the 4th International Conference, Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka from 18 – 19 March, 2004
    • Participated in a Plenary Session on Place of Laparoscopic Surgery in to-days Urology
    • Participated in a Plenary Session on Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
    • Participated in a Symposium on Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy
    • Participated in a Symposium on Factor responsible for blood loss during PCNL
    • Chair Persons of Podium Presentation

    Papers presented at American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at San Francisco from 8th to 13th May, 2004.

    • Is the new ultrasonic and pneumatic lithoclast combination (Lithoclast Master) superior to time tested pneumatic lithoclast for percutaneous lithotripsy?
    • Attended as a Faculty during the 9th Video Urology World Congress held at Busan, Korea from 17th to 19th June, 2004

    Following Papers presented during the Annual Conference of Society International d’ Urology held at Honolulu, Hawaii from 3rd to 7th October, 2004

    Podium Presentation:

    • Factors affecting Blood Loss Associated with Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy : Can they be predicted and Modified ? A prospective Study.
    • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy - MPUH Experience :Poster Presentations :
    • Is Ultrasonic and Pneumatic Lithoclast combination (lithoclast master) superior to pneumatic lithoclast alone for Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy
    • Laproscopic Donor Nephrectomy – The MPUH Experience
    • Moderator “Stone Disease Evaluation and Management”

    Organising Chairman, 22nd World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 20th Basic Research Symposia to be held at Mumbai from 02rd to 05th Nov.2004

    • Participated in the Sponsored Educational Course on Ultrasound in Urology :Interventional Renal Ultrasound.
    • Participated in the Panel discussion on Pediatric Urology : Ureteroscopy in Children.
    • Moderator : Panel Discussion on “Gems among the Rocks : Advances in technique & knowledge in urolithiasis

    Following Posters were presented during the 22nd World Congress on Endourology and SWL held at Mumbai from 2nd to 5th November, 2004.

    • Lower calyceal stone clearance index (SCI) following ESWL
    • Booster ESWL – A novel technique to reduce the complications and improve the efficacy.
    • Role of intravesical ultrasonography in stagin carcinoma of urinary bladder.
    • Outcome of Renal transplant with vascular variations following laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    • Graft outcome following Lap / open donor Nephrectomy – Does it make a difference
    • Renal resistive index in the management of acute ureteric colic.
    • Renal resistive index in solitary obstructed and non obstructed kidney.
    • Role of transrectal Doppler imaging in detecting prostate cancers
    • Histopathological correlation with microscopic angiogenesis grading score (MAGS)
    • Delayed graft function in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy – is it true ?
    • ESWL induced renal tubular damage : Does aminophylline have a role ?
    • ESWL induced RI changes in kidney.
    • Impact of learning curve in laparoscopic nephrectomy
    • Role of ESWL in anomalous kidneys: MPUH experience
    • Extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in children – Can we shock them less?
    • Assessment of upper-tract anatomy & urinary stones prior to ESWL – a point in technique.
    • Pre transplant nephrectomy for ADPKD in the era of Laparoscopy. -MPUH experience
    • Hypocitraturia: Is it a metabolic tool for the risk assessment of recurrent stone disease
    • Metabolic abnormalities and recurrent urolithiasis. Is there any co- relation?
    • Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty- More than one year followup
    • Method of hydraulic pressure dilatation : Uropump Vs Peditrol –A
    • Prospective Comparative study.
    • Nephrectomy in pyonephrosis: Open vs. Laparoscopic – A prospective randomized controlled study.
    • Congenital renal AV malformation managed by angioinfarction with platinum coil: MPUH experience
    • Metabolic profile in pediatric urolithiasis in two Asian countries.

    Attended as a Faculty during the 23rd World Congress on Endourology & SWL held at Amsterdam from 22nd - 26th August, 2005 and delivered following lectures.

    • Lecture on Ultrasound in Endourology – an introduction
    • Participated in Round table: Renal stone cases – Headaches and regrets
    • Moderator for a Poster Session
    • Participated in an Educational Course on Management of complicated stones

    Poster Presentations during WCE 2005

    • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy – Extended Indications
    • Laparoscopy Vs. Open Radical Nephrectomy - Comparing the Outcome.
    • Outcome of Renal Transplant with arterial variations following Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy
    • PCNL in Children Less than 5 years : MPUH Experience
    • Role of Endopyeloplasty and Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty in the management of UPJ Obstruction : MPUH Experience
    • Ureteroscopy for Pediatric Calculi : Experience in 64 Cases.
    • Attended Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting held at Atlanta on 20th May, 2006 and Presented a Poster on “Retrograde Intravesical Reconstructive Surgery (RIVRS): New technique for endoscopic management of lower ureter in upper tract TCC and partial bladder resection and primary reconstruction”.
    • Presented a poster “Impact of perc during PCNL for staghorn calculus” American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Atlanta from 20th to 25th May, 2006
    • Dr. Mahesh Desai attended as a faculty during the 24th World Congress on Endourology and SWL & 22nd Basic Research Symposia held at Cleveland, USA from 17 to 20th August, 2006 and participated as follows.
    • Chairperson : Imaging Session
    • Moderator for a Video Session

    Poster Presentations:

    • Management options for primary PUJ obstruction: MPUH view
    • Retrograde Intravesical Reconstructive Surgery (RIVRS): New technique for endoscopic management of lower ureter in upper tract TCC and partial bladder resection and primary reconstruction

    A journey from basic to advanced Laparoscopy: Evolution of a technique

    • Booster ESWL reduces renal damage: a prospective randomized study
    • ESWL induced RI changes in kidney
    • Renal salvage options for Post PCNL intractable bleeding: 20 years experience
    • Does N-acetyl cysteine prevent contrast-associated nephropathy? A prospective randomized controlled study.
    • The under diagnosed association: Co-existence of renal calculi with malignancy 20 years experience
    • Minimally invasive surgery – boon to mankind MPUH experience with complex patients (NK)
    • First 100 cases of flexible ureteroscopy – MPUH experience
    • Simultaneous PCNL with retrograde flexible ureterorenoscopy in a case of recurrent stone disease
    • Stone recurrence – MPUH experience
    • Attended as a faculty during the 8th Asian Congress of Urology held at Bali, Indonesia from 22nd to 26th August, 2006.
    • Attended as a faculty during the 104th New York Section of American Urological Association held at New Delhi from 29th to 31st October, 2006.
    • Attended as a faculty during the Society International d’Urologie conference held at Cape Town from 12th to 16th November, 2006 and participated as follows :
    • Co-Chair, International Symposium on Urological Stents
    • Chair, Moderated Poster Sessions:

    Attended 121st American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons meeting held at Scottsdale Fairmont Princess, Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Attended American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Anaheim, CA from 19th to 24th May, 2007 and participated as follows.

    • Participated as a faculty in an Instruction Course on “Contemporary Intra-operative Ultrasonography in Minimally-invasive Urology”.
    • Moderator for the Podium Session : Prostate Cancer – Epidemiology and Natural History

    Attended as a faculty during the Society International d’ Urology (SIU) Conference held at Paris, France. from 2nd to 6th September, 2007 and participated as follows :

    • Co-Chair 7th International Symposium on Urological Stents.
    • Participated in Panel Discussion and spoke on “Upper pole and Multiple Tracts”.
    • Participated as Moderator in Debate “Non-Staghorn Kidney Stones, PCNL or Retrograde Flexible Lithotripsy?

    Conducted an Instructional Course on “Transplantation: Religious, Ethical and Technical Issues”. Attended as a faculty during the 25th World congress of Endourology & SWL held at Cancun, Mexico from 30th October till 3rd November, 2007 and participated as follows :

    • Participated in Panel Discussion and spoke on “Upper pole and multiple tracts”
    • Participated as a Moderator in Joint Meeting of Chinese Association of Endourology and Asian Association of Endourology.
    • Participated in Panel Discussion “Is laparoscopic surgery suitable for large adrenal tumors?”
    • Participated in Tips and Tricks Session and spoke on Risk Reduction Strategies in PCNL
    • Participated as a Moderator in Debate “Non-staghorn kidney stones: PCNL or retrograde intrarenal surgery ?”
    • Conducted an Instruction Course on “Percutaneous Access”.

    Attended as a faculty during the Chinese Urological Association Annual Conference held at Xiamen, China from 16th to 18th November, 2007.

    Attended as a faculty during the during the 26th Annual Jackson Hole Seminar held at Jackson Hole from 26th January till 1st February, 2008.

    Attended as a faculty during the during the Urological  Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference held at Hong Kong from 24th to 28th February, 2008.

    Attended as a faculty during the XXIX Venezuelan Urological Association Annual Conference held at Caracus, Venezuela from 10th to 15th March, 2008.

    Attended as a faculty during the 23rd EAU Annual Congress held Milan from 26th to 29th March, 2008.

    Attended 121st American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons meeting held at Naples, Florida from 9th to 12th April, 2008.

    Attended American Urological Associations Annual meeting held at Orlando, Florida from 17th to 22nd May, 2008 and participated as follows :

    • Participated as a moderator for the Poster Session on Kidney Cancer: Evaluation and Treatment.
    • Participated as an Expert in the Lunch with the Experts session.
    • Presented a paper on “Remote Robotic Ureteroscopic Holmium Laser Lithotripsy for Renal Calculi : First Clinical Report”.

    Attended Asian Congress on Urology at New Delhi from 1st to 5th October, 2008 as a faculty and participated as follows :

    • Chairperson for the Sub-speciality Meeting “PCNL”
    • Moderator for the Panel Discussion on “Stone Disease”

    Attended Belgium Urology Congress 2008 at Brussels, Belgium from 17th till 18th October 2008 as a faculty.

    Attended 6th International Symposium of Urology, Nephrology & Transplantation (SIUT) at KARACHI, PAKISTAN from 23rd to 26th October, 2008 as a faculty and participated as follows :

    • Chairpersons for Urology Session

    Attended 3rd Congress of the Iranian Endourology and Urolaparoscopy Society held at Tehran, Iran from 29th till 31st October, 2008 as a faculty

    Attended SIU Conference 2008 at Santiago, Chile from 19th to 22nd November, 2008 as a faculty and participated as follows :

    • Chair for Moderated poster session on Kidney And Ureteral Cancer/Renal Pelvis
    • Presented a poster “Laproscopic Radical Nephrectomy Versus Open Radical Nephrectomy: A Contemporary Outcome Analysis”
    • Presented a poster “Laproscopic Radical Cystectomy in Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: A Single Centre Experience”

    Attended WCE 2008 at Shanghai, CHINA from 30th November till 4th December, 2008 as a faculty and participated in a Debate on “PCNL – The Best Modality is: Ultrasound / Fluoroscopy”

    Attended 6th International conference of BAUS 12th & 13th February, 2009. Dhaka, Bangladesh as a faculty

    Attended Urofair 2009 as a faculty from 4th to 7th March, 2009 at Singapore

    Attended 24th Annual EAU Congress held at Stockholm from 17th till 20th March, 2009 and chaired a session on Percutaneous stone treatment 

    Attended American Urological Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinosis, USA from 25th to 30th April, 2009 and participated as follows :

    • Moderator for a Podium Session on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Medical & Hormonal Therapy (II) 
    • Panelist on the 2009 Global Perspectives in Urology Forum.

    Attended 123rd Annual meeting of AAGUS held at California, USA from 6th till 9th May, 2009

    Attended as a Faculty during the 5th UAA Conference and 17th FAUA Conference held at Vietnam from 4th till 6th June.

    Attended Focal Therapy Conference held at Noorwidjk, Amsterdam from 10 – 13th June, 2009.

    Attended as a faculty during 20TH Video Urology World Congress (VUWC 2009) held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 24 to 26th July, 2009 and participated in the Panel Discussion on Management of T1 RCC

    Attended 27th WCE 2009 held at Munich, Germany from 6th to 10th October, 2009 and participated as Panel in Joint Meeting of Asian Endourology

    Attended as a Faculty during the Jordanian Association of Urological Surgeons Annual meeting from 27th till 30th October.

    Attended as a faculty during the Society International d’Urologie conference held at Shanghai, CHINA from 1st to 5th November, 2009 and participated as Moderator for Plenary Session on Transplantation

    Attended as a faculty 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Association of Urology in conjunction with The First Joint Course European School of Urology (ESU) & Asian School of Urology (ASU), Bali, Indonesia from 03-06 December, 2009

    Attended as a Faculty during the Urofair 2010 as a faculty from 3rd to 6th March, 2009 at Singapore.

    Attended as a Faculty during the Video Urology World Congress 2010 held at Cairo, Egypt from 17th to 20th March, 2010.

    Attended 25th Anniversary European Association of Urology Congress held at Barcelona from 16th to 20th April, 2010

    Delivered Visiting Professor lectures from 21st to 22nd April, 2010 at University of Vienna.

    Attended 123rd Annual meeting of AAGUS held at Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico from 5th to 8th May, 2010 and presented a paper on LESS (Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery).

    Attended as a faculty during the University of Southern California International Live Surgery Symposium from 26th to 28th May, 2010 at Los Angeles, USA

    Attended American Urological Association Annual Conference, San Francisco from 29th May till 3rd June, 2010 and participated as :

    • Moderator for the Podium Session on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Epidemiology and Natural History/Evaluation and Markers.

    Attended as a faculty during the 2nd Istanbul Robotic Urology Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey from June 16-18, 2010.

    Dr. Mahesh Desai attended as a faculty during the World Congress of Endourology SWL 2010 held at Chicago from 31st August 2010 to 4th September, 2010 and participated as follows :

    • Moderator for Plenary session on Nightmares In Endourology (ESWL, URS, PCNL)
    • Poster : Staghorn stones in the Global PCNL study: a comparison of outcomes between staghorn and non staghorn stones