Aisling T. Looney

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OBJECTIVE To identify the incidence and features of significant incidental findings discussed at our departmental multidisciplinary team meeting (MDM). The improved quality of radiological imaging has resulted in increased rates of incidental findings. Although some may be trivial, many have clinical significance and early diagnosis and treatment may be(More)
INTRODUCTION Fracture of the penis is a rare urological emergency which occurs as a result of abrupt trauma to an erect penis. There is paucity of data regarding long-term sexual function or erectile potency following fracture of the penis. The aim of this study is to objectively assess the overall sexual function following fracture of the penis. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) represents about 3% of adult malignancies in Ireland. Worldwide there is a reported increasing incidence and recent studies report a stage migration towards smaller tumours. We assess the clinico-pathological features and survival of patients with RCC in a surgically treated cohort. METHODS A retrospective analysis(More)
Osteomyelitis is an inflammation of the bone caused by an infection. Though bone is normally resistant to bacterial infection, events including trauma, presence of foreign bodies including prosthesis can act as a nidus for infection. Osteomyelitis is a rare but recognised complication of radiotherapy. Osteomyelitis of the pubis has scarcely been reported as(More)
Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infectious diseases diagnosed in the community and in the hospital setting. Their treatment is complicated by drug-resistant pathogens and the colonization by microbes of indwelling urinary catheters. This study assessed the occurrence and antimicrobial susceptibility of methicillin-resistant(More)
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