Benjamin Hamburger

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We reviewed retrospectively 40 children seen from 1980 to 1984 with vesicoureteral reflux in 53 ureters. All patients had a hyperreflexic bladder on urodynamic evaluation with or without vesicoperineal dyssynergia but they were otherwise neurologically normal. All except 1 child received prophylactic antibiotics. Of the children 37 received oxybutynin(More)
Seventeen children who had vesicoureteral reflux underwent urodynamic and rectal manometric studies. All had uninhibited bladder contractions. All had rectal dilatation confirming the presence of constipation by rectal balloon manometry. The recurrent association of constipation with ureteral reflux suggests the possibility of a nonfortuitous association.
Growth hormone release-inhibiting hormone (GHR-IH) was administered to five patients with abnormal pituitary-adrenal function. There was immediate suppression by about 50% of ACTH levels in two patients who had undergone bilateral adrenalectomy because of Cushing's disease; one of them had Nelson's syndrome. Bromocryptine (2-5 mg) suppressed ACTH levels by(More)
This article addresses how low-income urban adolescents view the fairness of different aspects of American society, including how wealth is distributed, the nature of legal constraints, and overall social opportunities and legitimacy. This research emerged from efforts to understand the moral and emotional nature of some adolescents' aggressive tendencies.(More)
Over a 4-year period, 69 patients with intractable urinary incontinence secondary to myelodysplasia have undergone surgical therapy to try to achieve continence. Preoperative evaluation used uroradiological and urodynamic studies, including measurement of leak point pressure and leak point volume. Twenty-one patients had a procedure to increase outlet(More)
Fourteen patients with acromegaly were treated with bromocryptine (CB 154, Sandoz), 4 X 2.5 mg, for periods of up to eleven months. One patient did not tolerate the drug, ten of the remaining thirteen experienced considerable clinical improvement. There was a dose-dependent suppression of plasma growth hormone levels, but growth hormone response to TRH(More)
Nocturnal enuresis, commonly known as bedwetting, is described in documents dating from 1550 BC. Derived from the Greek word enourein, meaning "in urine" or "inability to control urination," it occurs in 15 to 20 per cent of five year olds and is twice as common in boys as girls. Indeed, no cure has yet been found and thousands of children and their(More)