Colin Mulholland

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Untreated massive pulmonary embolism is associated with a high mortality. Pulmonary embolectomy has been largely superceded by thrombolytic therapy, but there are cases in which pulmonary embolectomy remains the treatment of choice. We present three case reports and discuss the merits of the various treatments available for massive pulmonary embolism. The(More)
The relationship between physical activity, physical fitness and total radical trapping antioxidant potential (TRAP) was examined in the Northern Ireland Health and Activity Survey. This was a cross-sectional population study (n = 1600) using a two-stage probability sample of the population. TRAP was calculated using the sum of the individual serum(More)
It is now established that the majority of cases of idiopathic scrotal gangrene are secondary to underlying pathology in the lower urinary or gastrointestinal tracts.1 2 3 4 Two unusual cases of scrotal gangrene are described; the first following surgery for a perforated duodenal ulcer and the second complicating a rectal carcinoma which had infiltrated(More)
INTRODUCTION [corrected] The follow-up of men with prostate cancer forms a large part of many urologists workload. However, a rising PSA usually announces disease progression long before any clinically apparent symptom. Thus, many men can be safely monitored with PSA measurement alone. To facilitate this process, PSA tracking software was introduced to(More)
INTRODUCTION We report a case of a vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) post cold cup biopsy; to our knowledge this is the only reported case. We present the clinical history/presentation, investigation and the outcome of the treatment. VVFs are among the most distressing complications of gynecologic and obstetric procedures. The risk of developing a VVF is more(More)
CASE REPORT A 53-year-old woman presented in 1987 with a short history of lethargy and weight loss of one stone. She had no symptoms referable to her gastrointestinal or genito-urinary tracts. In her past medical history she had undergone a radical left nephrectomy in 1969 for a renal carcinoma and in 1982 a partial right nephrectomy was carried out for a(More)
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