David F Mobley

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The bacterial flora of semen from normal men has been studied. Positive cultures were obtained in 45 per cent of these individuals but only in smally colony counts of non-pathogenic bacteria. The seminal flora of patients with bacterial prostatitis was then studied. Excellent correlations have been noted between cultures of prostatic secretions and semen.(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated the sustained efficacy and safety of doxazosin for long-term treatment (up to 48 months) of normotensive and hypertensive patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 272 normotensive and 178 mildly to moderately hypertensive men entered a long-term extension study of doxazosin therapy (1 to 8 and(More)
The clinical effect of phenoxybenzamine, an alpha blocking agent, was studied in a series of 37 patients with varying degrees of neurogenic vesical dysfunction. An over-all 78 per cent success rate was achieved, with an 86 per cent success rate in patients with reflex neurogenic bladder. Phenoxybenzamine demonstrates excellent results in patients with(More)
The publication of the use of an inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) in 1973 by Dr. FB Scott. changed the world of treatment options for erectile dysfunction (ED). Much has been written since then about techniques, improvements, management of difficult cases, complications and their management, and mechanical and device changes over time. Few reports, if(More)
Although heart disease and cancer are the number one and two causes of death in the United States, respectively, obesity is gaining speed as a contributing cause to both of those conditions, along with diabetes, arthritis, dyslipidemia, coronary heart disease, gallbladder disease, and certain malignancies. Nearly one-third of the adults in the United States(More)
One of the most common problems affecting both elderly men and women is nocturia. Not only is nocturia a quality-of-life complaint, but the condition also is associated with increased morbidity and even mortality. Elderly people with nocturia are more at risk for hip fractures, resulting in an increased mortality. Nocturia can also be a harbinger of(More)
In 4 patients with hypernephroma and extension of the tumor thrombus into the renal vein, there has been a significant degree of proteinuria. We believe that the proteinuria in association with a renal mass suggests a tumor thrombus in the renal vein and warrants the preoperative inferior venacavogram. After a larger number of patients have been studied, it(More)