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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. ...
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 ...
Varicella zoster virus infrection causing urinary retentin in a child with HIV infection
(SA HIV Clinicians Soc, 2012-11)
An 11-year-old boy receiving antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection and antibacterial therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis presented with urinary retention due to varicella zoster virus infection involving the sacral ...
Correlation between a new visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) and uroflowmetry parameters in men with lower urinary tract symptoms
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-04)
Objective. A visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) compared with the international prostate symptom score (IPSS) for evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) can be completed without physician assistance by a ...
Urinary retention in women
(Health and Medical Publications Group (HMPG), 2012-05)
Urinary retention in women is uncommon, with a much lower incidence than in men. It may be acute (with suprapubic pain) or chronic (typically painless). Urinary retention in females is frequently transient, with no ...