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    Dr. Ashok K. Hemal is a Professor of Urology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi. He has had an extensive training in the field of Urology in India and at various centres in the USA, UK and France. Teaching: Involved in teaching of MBBS, MS, MCh and co-guide for post-graduates thesis in other departments. Involved in developing of teaching modules with Centre for Medical Education Technology, AIIMS and Indira Gandhi National Open University. Developed newer and existing subspecialities of Urology - Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery, Endourology and Uro-oncology. Conducted workshop for live demonstration of laparoscopic urologic surgery, endourology, female urology and uro-oncology in India and abroad. Research and Publications: Total Scientific Research Publications - 227 (162 as first author) International journals/indexed national journals - 90 Books published - five: three as editor, two as co-editor. Awards and recognitions: Guest scholar award by American College of Surgeons in 1997 AAPI award in USA Honoured by President of India in 1996 Recipient of ICMR award Academic contributions: Dr. Hemal has served as secretary of N.Z.C. Urology Society of India and is currently the President OF N.Z.C., Urology Society of India. He has been the Editor of Newsletter and Urology update series. He is on the editorial board of various national and international journals, member of governing body of university and has been an examiner for MS (surgery) and MCh (urology). He is also an invitee for various academic meetings in ICMR, MCI, CSIR, DST and in the ministry of health and family welfare. Special Interests: Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery, Endourology, Uro-oncology, Reconstructive and Female Urology.

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It appears that you might be having bladder outlet obstruction. Regarding testicular pain, it could be on account of epididymo-orchitis. I would...

Answered on : 24 Sep 2001

You need to undergo intravenous pyelography if it has not been done earlier. Your brother also has a stone therefore, metabolic work-up should be...

Answered on : 21 Sep 2001

The common causes of unilateral testicular pain could be epididymo-orchitis, trauma (hematocoele) or torsion. Other causes like tumour do not...

Answered on : 20 Aug 2001

We will have to evaluate and examine you before any definitive opinion can be given. We will have to examine you for any evidence of genitourinary...

Answered on : 21 Jul 2001

You need to undergo intravenous pyelography if it has not been done earlier.
Your brother also has a stone therefore, metabolic work-up...

Answered on : 06 Jul 2001

The removal of enlarged prostate whether it is by open surgery or endoscopic surgery, does not usually affect sexual life. However, there may be...

Answered on : 17 Mar 2001

If Vasectomy is performed in appropriate surgical manner then it is absolutely successful.

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