Ali Horchani

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A case of intravesical hydatid cyst is reported. The cyst was completely evacuated cystoscopically with intravesical instillation of a scolicidal agent (hydrogen peroxide) to destroy scolices and daughter cysts. The postoperative course was uneventful, and follow-up did not show evidence of recurrence. Because this is the first case, to our knowledge, to be(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the place of retroperitoneal laparoscopic ureterolithotomy in the management of ureteral calculi through an initial experience and review of previously reported cases. PATIENTS AND METHODS Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy was attempted in six patients (five men and one woman) with an age of 31 to 56 years (mean 41.5 years) who had large(More)
Hydatid cyst of the adrenal gland (HCAG) is an exceptional occurrence. We report our experience of six cases of HCAG and discuss the diagnosis and treatment of this hydatid localization. We retrospectively reviewed and analyzed the clinical files of six patients admitted to our institution from January 1990 to December 2000 for HCAG. Patients varied in age(More)
AIM To describe diagnostic and therapeutic particularity of complication through a sample of 40 patients. METHODS We collected 40 cases of secondary bladder neck sclerosis after surgical or endoscopic treatment for patients with benign hypertrophic prostate. Mean age was 71.5 years. RESULTS This complication followed a prostate resection trought bladder(More)
A case of intraprostatic cyst is reported. The patient presented with a completely evacuated hydatid cyst of the prostate. The intraprostatic cystic cavity that was communicating with the urethra developed urinary stones. The patient had transurethral resection of the prostate, the stones in the cyst were pushed into the bladder and fragmented using a(More)
Renal abscess is rather an uncommon lesion caused predominantly by an urogenic infection. The authors report 21 cases in a period of 10 years. They describe and evaluate the actual investigation possibilities which are accurate enough to lead to the right diagnosis of renal abscess in a good rate. The evolution of the therapeutic modes is studied, with a(More)
OBJECTIVES We report our experience in the management of 147 hydatid cysts of the kidney over an 11-year period. MATERIAL AND METHODS The records of 147 patients operated for hydatid cysts of the kidney between 1985 and 1996 were reviewed in order to address patient's symptoms at presentation, radiological findings, diagnostic tests and surgical outcome.(More)
BACKGROUND Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common conditions associated with ageing in men. BPH presents as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). AIM The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence of LUTS suggestive of BPH in 50 years or older men in general medicine and to evaluate the management of these patients by general(More)
PURPOSE Intracorporeal knot tying in laparoscopic surgery is time-consuming and difficult to learn. We present a new technique, that we call the pre-looped intracorporeal knot technique, which obviates the difficulties and saves time. MATERIALS AND METHODS We devised a homemade suture ring that allows the introduction of the suture thread wrapped on the(More)