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OBJECTIVE To determine the utility of prostate ultrasound in the diagnosis of infravesical obstruction (IVO) and detrusor hyperactivity(DH). METHODS Prospective study with 39 patients consulting for LUTS. Clinical history was compiled, IPSS was determined, a digital rectal exam was performed, abdominal ultrasound was used to calculate detrusor(More)
We reported the case of a male patient with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) heralding as symptoms typical of polymiositis. During high-dose cortisone therapy (1.5 mg/kg/day), he developed a severe multiplex mononeuritis, poorly responsive to immunoglobulins and methotrexate administration. After 6 months he developed a partial deficiency of the right sciatic(More)
Controlled arterial hypotension understood to be a mean arterial pressure (MAP) between 55 and 60 mmHg is often used as a complementary technique in anesthesia even though it is not without complications and associated mortality even in young patients. During surgery to reduce scoliosis in a young boy, MAP fell to 60 mmHg accompanied by bilateral loss of(More)
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