Bakulesh m. Soni Soni

Bakulesh m. Soni Soni
National Health Service | NHS · Cardiothoracic Centre

M.B.,B.S. ; M.S.(Neurosurgery)

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October 1984 - June 2013
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Position
  • Consultant
April 1978 - March 2016
National Health Service
Position
  • Consultant ,Spinal Cord Injury, Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Centre,SOTHPORT,PR8 6PN,U.K.

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Publications (106)
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Disability scales do not enable the transmission of concise, meaningful and daily function description for clinical purposes. Cross-sectional statistical analysis of 328 patients' Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM) III item scores (SIS). To develop a concise and clinically interpretable data-based characterization of daily task accomplishment...
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Multicenter international cohort study. The objective of this study was to establish target values for Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM) III scoring in rehabilitation for clinically complete spinal cord lesion (SCL) neurological levels. In total, 13 spinal cord units in six countries from North America, Europe and the Middle East were taken....
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A multi-center international cohort study. To evaluate the reliability and validity of the third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III), separately for patients with traumatic spinal cord lesions (SCLs). A total of 13 spinal cord units in six countries from North America, Europe and the Middle-East.Methods:SCIM III and Functiona...
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A retrospective study with review of literature.Objectives:(1) To report the management and outcome of a series of six cases of transverse sacral fractures. (2) To review the literature and see the influence of the type of treatment on the neurological outcome, in particular, of the bladder and bowel and to identify the possible factors determining...
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To examine the third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III) for reliability and validity in a multi-center cohort study. Four hundred and twenty-five patients with spinal cord lesions from 13 spinal cord units in six countries from three continents were assessed with SCIM III and the Functional Independence measure (FIM) on admi...
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A third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III), made up of three subscales, was formulated following comments by experts from several countries and Rasch analysis performed on the previous version. To examine the validity, reliability, and usefulness of SCIM III using Rasch analysis. Multicenter cohort study. Thirteen spinal cor...
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Retrospective analysis. To assess the effect of repeated electro-ejaculation on the sperm quality in spinal cord injured men. Regional Spinal Injuries Unit, Southport, UK and Hewitt Center for Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, UK. Retrospective, observational study of men with spinal cord injuries undergoing repeated electro-ejaculation as a part o...
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Two case reports of male football players who sustained injury to cervical spinal cord as a direct result of the sport. To raise the awareness that playing football (soccer), a very popular sport, may cause injury to the cervical spinal cord with dire consequences, albeit rarely.Setting: North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK. We...
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A case report. To raise awareness among spinal cord clinicians of the possible carcinogenic effect of phenoxybenzamine and of the rare occurrence of small cell carcinoma in the neuropathic bladder. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre and District General Hospital, Southport, Merseyside, United Kingdom. A 28-year-old man sustained a fracture dislocation...
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Case report. Northwest Regional Spinal Injuries Unit, Southport, UK and Reproductive Medicine Unit, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Liverpool, UK. A 28-year-old man suffered from paraplegia on sustaining a fall. Fertility preservation was an important aspect of his treatment and electro-ejaculation and cryopreservation of sperm was possible within days...
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Bycroft et al1 present an interesting case of erosion of penile skin and underlying urethra due to badly applied condom in a male patient with spinal cord injury. Erosion of urethra can occur in female patients as well. In these cases, erosion occurs usually at the bladder neck region. The balloon of the Foley catheter can cause pressure necrosis w...
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Clinical case report with comments by colleagues from Sweden, Poland, Spain, Brazil, Japan, Belgium and Switzerland. To discuss the role of disodium etidronate therapy for prevention of calcium phosphate vesical calculi in persons with spinal cord injury, who have hypercalciuria and biochemical evidence of increased bone resorption. Regional Spinal...
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A case report. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK. A 56-year-old male with complete paraplegia at T-4 underwent visual internal urethrotomy of bulbous urethral stricture with a cold knife at 12 o'clock position. There was brisk arterial bleeding. Despite receiving antibiotics, this patient developed hypotension, tachycardia and tachypno...
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Case report. To report insidious development of autonomic dysreflexia and hydronephrosis due to dyssynergic voiding following discontinuation of intrathecal baclofen therapy. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK. A male patient with paraplegia at T-5 (ASIA-A) had implantation of Medtronic Synchromed 8615 s programmable pump to control int...
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To draw attention to inadequate care received by some spinal cord injury patients after discharge from the regional spinal injury center. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK. Presence of the urethral stricture was not recognised in a 69-year-old male with T-3 paraplegia, who attended a health-care facility with a urinary infection. A Fol...
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To raise awareness of pseudo-tumours of urinary tract, as pseudo-tumours represent benign mass lesions simulating malignant neoplasms. Accurate diagnosis helps to avoid unnecessary surgery in spinal cord injury patients. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK CASE REPORTS: Pseudo-tumour of kidney: A 58-year-old man with tetraplegia develope...
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Transverse sacral fractures associated with cauda equina syndrome are uncommon lesions and often missed at the time of presentation. This case report highlights the benign presentation and the unpleasant outcome of such an injury.
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Clinical case report with comments by colleagues from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Japan, and Poland. To discuss challenges in the management of spinal bifida patients, who have marked kyphoscoliosis and no vascular access. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK. A female patient, who was born with spina bifida, paraplegia and solitary right...
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A retrospective study. (1) To raise awareness of flawed trial of micturition (TOM) in male spinal cord injury (SCI) patients; and (2) to present guidelines for trial of voiding in male SCI patients. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, UK. Trial of micturition in male SCI patients refers to discarding indwelling catheters and establishing th...
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Spinal Cord is the official journal of the International Spinal Cord Society. It provides complete coverage of all aspects of spinal injury and disease.
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Case report. To report treatment of spasticity in a spinal cord-injured person with intrathecal morphine after the person developed tolerance to intrathecal baclofen. Spasticity in a 36-year-old man with T6 complete paraplegia was treated with increasing doses of intrathecal baclofen. When he developed tolerance to intrathecal baclofen, he was give...
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A prospective, immunohistochemical study of bladder biopsies taken from spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. To investigate whether cytokeratin 14 immunostaining may be useful to detect early squamous metaplasia in bladder biopsies from patients with SCI. Southport, United Kingdom. Biopsy of bladder mucosa was taken from adults with SCI, while they u...
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We read with great interest the valuable contribution made by Silver1 on the prevention of spinal cord injuries (SCIs) in rugby players. According to the Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure,2 many spinal cord injuries are preventable, and as the most effective preventative measures are often those recommended by victims themse...
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To discuss a rare complication of extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) of renal calculus in a paraplegic patient, who had marked curvature of thoracic and lumbar spine. A case report of a paraplegic patient, who developed renal atrophy and hypertension after undergoing ESWL of staghorn calculus. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport a...
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Spinal Cord is the official journal of the International Spinal Cord Society. It provides complete coverage of all aspects of spinal injury and disease.
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Spinal Cord is the official journal of the International Spinal Cord Society. It provides complete coverage of all aspects of spinal injury and disease.
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A survey of spinal cord injury patients attending a follow-up clinic in a Regional Spinal Injuries Centre. To investigate whether spinal cord injury patients wish to receive written information about any changes in their medical condition after an outpatient visit or, following readmission in a spinal unit. Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southpor...
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To disseminate the concept of community care waiting lists for spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with particular reference to carer support for management of neuropathic bladder by a regime of intermittent catheterisation. The surgical waiting list focuses only on operative procedures, and ignores the wider requirements for ensuring satisfactory re...
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Informed consent to be taken from participants before they are enrolled in the study
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Letter to General Practitioner of spinal cord injury patient who will be participating in this study
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Letter to General Practitioner of spinal cord injury patient who will be participating in this study
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Preliminary letter about this research project to be sent to male spinal cord injury patients
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A report of three men with spinal cord injury (SCI) who sustained blunt trauma to scrotum after they had completed rehabilitation in the spinal unit. To raise awareness amongst health professionals regarding: (1) mechanism of scrotal trauma in men with SCI (2) need for prompt assessment of scrotal injury (3) measures to be taken by men with SCI and...
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A report of a male subject who sustained paraplegia at T-5 level due to spinal cord injury (SCI) 18 years ago, and in whom, occlusion of the left common iliac vein by a distended bladder was detected during a routine follow-up. To illustrate a rare complication of chronic distension of the urinary bladder viz occlusion of the left common iliac vein...
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To describe the distribution of clinically apparent cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people with long-term spinal cord injury (SCI) according to neurologic level and severity of injury. Historical prospective study. Two British Spinal Injuries Centers. Five hundred and forty-five individuals surviving at least 20 years with SCI were divided into thr...
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To review the precautions to be observed before and during extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with a cardiac pacemaker and the safety of bilateral ESWL performed on the same day. A case report of bilateral ESWL in a SCI patient with a permanent cardiac pacemaker. The Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, So...
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Spinal Cord is the official journal of the International Spinal Cord Society. It provides complete coverage of all aspects of spinal injury and disease.
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A delay in diagnosis or a misdiagnosis may occur in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) or spinal bifida as typical symptoms of a clinical condition may be absent because of their neurological impairment. A 29-year old male, who was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, became unwell and developed a swelling and large red mark in his left lo...
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To present a protocol of a prospective, cohort study in which four groups of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients will participate. (Patients with indwelling urethral catheter; patients who perform intermittent catheterisation without wearing a penile sheath; patients who perform intermittent catheterisation and wear penile sheath as well; and patient...
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To report an unusual cause of femoral vein compression in a spinal cord injury (SCI) patient. A case report of a SCI patient in whom the strap of a urinal produced compression of femoral vein. Setting Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Southport, England. A 65-year old male, who had sustained paraplegia at T-10 level 33 years ago, attended the spinal...
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A case report of xanthogranulomatous funiculitis and epididymo-orchitis. Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is an uncommon, non-neoplastic process characterised by destruction of tissue, which is replaced by a striking cellular infiltrate of lipid-laden macrophages. A 21-year male sustained complete tetraplegia at C-6 level, after a fall in 1998. The...
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A study of four patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) in whom a diagnosis of hydronephrosis or pyonephrosis was delayed since these patients did not manifest the traditional signs and symptoms. To learn from these cases as to what steps should be taken to prevent any delay in the diagnosis and treatment of hydronephrosis/pyonephrosis in SCI patien...
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A comparative study of immunostaining for parathyroid hormone-related protein (1-34) (PTHrP (1-34)) in the vesical epithelium of biopsies obtained from patients with non-neuropathic bladder and those with neuropathic bladder. To investigate the immunostaining for PTHrP (1-34) in the control cases and in neuropathic bladders showing (1) normal trans...