Alexander Pfau

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As a result of previous in-vitro studies on the alpha-adrenergic receptor activity of the human prostate and prostatic capsule a trial was made of alpha-adrenergic blockers for the relief of obstructive prostatic symptoms. Considerable benefit was obtained in several groups of patients, as demonstrated either by the relief or prevention of complete(More)
Nierensteine sind eine häufige und weltweit verbreitete Ursache von Nierenerkrankungen mit einem meist chronischen Verlauf und hoher Rezidivhäufigkeit. Im folgenden Beitrag werden für den Internisten die diagnostische Herangehensweise beim symptomatischen Nierenstein und die therapeutischen Optionen beleuchtet. Dabei werden sowohl die Akuttherapie als auch(More)
Vor mehr als 10 Jahren wurde vereinzelt berichtet, daß Allopurinol in der Behandlung der kutanen Sarkoidose einen positiven Effekt gezeigt hat. Dies veranlaßte uns, 2 Patienten mit histologisch gesicherter Narbensarkoidose und 2 Patienten mit knotiger Sarkoidose mit einer täglichen Dosis von 300 mg Allopurinol als Monotherapie über einen Zeitraum von 4–7(More)
We studied 56 sexually active premenopausal women with a normal genitourinary tract but with persistent introital colonization by enteric gram-negative bacteria who were prone to suffer recurrent urinary tract infections. Sexual intercourse was revealed as a major factor in inducing recurrent urinary tract infections, usually within 24 hours, by(More)
A total of 31 sexually active premenopausal women, prone to have recurrent urinary tract infections but who otherwise were healthy, underwent postcoital prophylaxis consisting of a single oral dose of 250 mg. cephalexin. While 127 urinary tract infections occurred in these patients during a mean of 6 months before treatment, only 1 occurred during a mean of(More)
6 cases with chronic bacterial prostatitis were reviewed. The effort and patience required to diagnose this condition accurately by means of differential urine and prostatic secretion cultures is extremely worthwhile. Cotrimoxazole, which has been suggested as a most effective antibacterial drug in chronic bacterial prostatitis, cured only 3 out of our 6(More)
A study of 100 healthy, premenopausal women demonstrated that lactobacilli and staphylococci are the predominant normal bacterial flora in the vaginal vestibule, urethra and vagina, with diphtheroids, streptococci and micrococci occurring in decreasing order. Gram-negative enterobacteria are a rare occurrence in the normal bacterial flora of the vaginal(More)
Das adenoid-zystische Karzinom der Haut zählt zu den seltensten Schweißdrüsentumoren. In der vorliegenden Studie wurden zwei adenoid-zystische Schweißdrüsenkarzinome hinsichtlich ihrer klinischen, histologischen und immunhistologischen Charakteristika untersucht. Einer der Tumoren trat bei einem 18jährigen Patienten am Hinterkopf auf, während der andere bei(More)
An infant with congenital varicella syndrome due to maternal varicella zoster is presented. Unlike other reports in which such infection caused multiple congenital defects, our patient suffers from atonic bladder and anal dysfunction as the sole manifestation of congenital varicella syndrome. Attention is called for maternal varicella as a possible cause(More)