Amber J Smith

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Testicular function was assessed in 32 patients who received standard chemotherapy regimens for disseminated lymphomas. Thirty-one had evidence of germ cell damage, as assessed by the finding of azoospermia and/or high plasma levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). In addition, five patients had persistently low plasma testosterone levels associated(More)
One hundred and one children over 1 year of age have had surgery for pelviureteric obstruction over an 11 year period. The common clinical features were abdominal pain, urinary infection or haematuria, but a number presented as an incidental finding. Less commonly, the patients presented with an abdominal mass or with hypertension. The diagnosis was usually(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Viscera stuck to the anterior abdominal wall from previous surgery risk injury during laparoscopic surgery. A prospective study was conducted to determine if these adhesions are detectable on ultrasound scan by showing a reduction in the normal visceral slide. METHODS Patients undergoing laparoscopic procedure after a previous(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of obesity and mild hypohydration on local sweating (LSR) and cutaneous vascular conductance (CVC) responses during passive heat stress in females. Thirteen obese (age, 24 ± 4 years; 45.4% ± 5.2% body fat) and 12 nonobese (age, 22 ± 2 years; 25.1% ± 3.9% body fat) females were passively heated (1.0 °C(More)