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Ureteral calculi and urinary retention are common problems encountered by the urologist. However, they rarely occur concomitantly. Herein, we describe a case of a 40-year-old female patient who developed urinary retention as a result of ureteral stone disease. Specifically, an ectopic upper pole ureter in a completely duplicated system contained a 2 x 6-cm… (More)
The Functional Assessment for Burns (FAB) score is established as an objective measure of physical function that predicts discharge outcome in adult patients with major burn. However, its validity in patients with minor and moderate burn is unknown. This is a multi-centre evaluation of the predictive validity of the FAB score for discharge outcome in adult… (More)
Patients who have undergone proctectomy can present a difficult diagnostic challenge for the urologist, as digital rectal examination and transrectal ultrasound scanning are not possible. Various methods have been tried to biopsy the prostate in patients without rectums and have proved to be limited in their usefulness. Intraluminal ultrasound employs a… (More)
Papaverine has offered new options for therapy in erectile dysfunction. Various complications have been reported with papaverine, the prominent ones being priapism and liver function abnormalities. We present a previously unreported case of a fixed drug eruption caused by papaverine.
To review the current evidence on therapeutic agents for burns pruritus and use the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) classification to propose therapeutic protocols for adult and paediatric patients. All published interventions for burns pruritus were analysed by a multidisciplinary panel of burns specialists… (More)