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PURPOSE We evaluate the efficacy of the AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter in women with type III incontinence. MATERIALS AND METHODS We enrolled 207 women with genuine stress incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency. Primary inclusion criterion was a negative Marshall test. A modified surgical procedure was used to implant the AMS 800 through(More)
Three patients with a mean age of 69 years presented with endometrioid carcinoma of the prostate between 1995 and 2000. With a mean follow-up of 17 months, 2 patients are alive without metastases and 1 has died from another cause. Endometrioid carcinoma represents less than 5% of all prostate cancers. Its histological origin has been the subject of(More)
BACKGROUND Andrew's thoracopleuroplasty has been described for treating tuberculous empyemas with bronchopleural fistulas. We report on its utilization for treating postpneumonectomy empyemas. METHODS During a 25 year period, 23 patients underwent thoracopleuroplasty for treating postpneumonectomy empyemas, after a period of drainage-irrigation of the(More)
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