Now showing items 1-10 of 26
Urologic complications of HIV and AIDS
(Nature Publishing Group - NPG, 2009-06)
In recent years the nature of HIV infection has been dramatically transformed from an invariably fatal disease to a chronic disorder with a relatively benign course. Disease progression from HIV to AIDS and HIV-related ...
Evaluation of the visual prostate symptom score in a male population with great language diversity and limited education : a study from Namibia
(Health & Medical Publication Group, 2014-05)
Background. A visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) using pictograms was developed to assess the force of the urinary stream, urinary frequency, nocturia and quality of life (QoL). Objective. To compare the VPSS with the ...
Retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy : review of the first 50 cases at Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-06)
Background. Changing from an open to a laparoscopic live renal donor programme poses challenges and may affect donor and graft outcomes. Objectives. To evaluate donor safety and graft outcomes for the first 50 ...
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord: A case report
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-03)
A case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord treated by primary local excision, followed 5 days later by radical inguinal orchidectomy and hemi-scrotectomy is reported. At 30 months' follow-up the patient ...
Early diagnosis of prostate cancer in the Western Cape
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2001-08)
Background. Early stage prostate cancer does not cause symptoms, and even metastatic disease may exist for years without causing symptoms or signs. Whereas early stage prostate cancer can be cured with radical prostatectomy ...
Falsely elevated plasma creatinine levels as a marker of nitromethane poisoning
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
[No abstract available]
Plasma sarcosine does not distinguish early and advanced stages of prostate cancer
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-08)
Introduction. Diagnosis of prostate cancer by prostate specific antigen (PSA) is error-prone and cannot distinguish benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) from malignant disease, nor identify aggressive and indolent types. ...
Management of radiation cystitis
(Nature Publishing Group, 2010-04)
Acute radiation cystitis occurs during or soon after radiation treatment. It is usually self-limiting, and is generally managed conservatively. Late radiation cystitis, on the other hand, can develop from 6 months to 20 ...
HORTIS-III: Radiation cystitis - a multicenter, prospective, double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in patients with refractory radiation cystitis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2010)
Objective: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for refractory late radiation cystitis has been reported with success rates of 60% to 92%. HORTIS (Hyperbaric Oxygen Radiation Tissue Injury Study) is a multicenter study conducted ...
Treatment of male urethral strictures - possible reasons for the use of repeated dilatation or internal urethrotomy rather than urethroplasty
(Centre of African Studies, University of Cape Town, 2012-08)
Objective. To investigate the possible reasons for repeated urethral dilatation or optical internal urethrotomy rather than urethroplasty in the treatment of male urethral strictures. Patients and methods. Men referred ...