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BACKGROUND Interval colorectal cancer (CRC) occasionally is detected in patients who have recently undergone colonoscopy. Systematic evaluation of CRC detected after colonoscopy could identify ways to improve the quality and the outcome of colonoscopy. METHODS This study examined cancer diagnoses in the course of the dietary Polyp Prevention Trial, a(More)
PURPOSE We investigated the pathophysiology of structurally based corporeal veno-occlusive dysfunction. MATERIALS AND METHODS We prospectively evaluated 24 impotent patients (mean age plus or minus standard error 46 +/- 3 years) who had exposure to vascular risk factors and/or disorders inducing diffuse trabecular structure alterations and who underwent(More)
PURPOSE Reliable, clinically available, non-invasive measurements able to predict trabecular histology without the need for erectile tissue biopsy would improve impotence management, since the percentage of trabecular smooth muscle content has been shown to be associated with corporal veno-occlusive dysfunction. The purpose was to identify whether the(More)
PURPOSE High pressure dyssynergic voiding may result in irreversible damage to the urinary tract. Prophylactic therapy in the form of clean intermittent catheterization and anticholinergic medication may significantly decrease the incidence of upper urinary tract deterioration. Whether prophylactic therapy in the high risk bladder may also lead to improved(More)
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