David N Tulloch

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PURPOSE New nitric oxide (NO) donating nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been synthesized to counteract the side effects of conventional NSAIDs. Mounting evidence suggests that NSAIDs may have a possible chemopreventative/therapeutic role in prostate cancer. NO is a powerful biological messenger with multiple cellular effects. We(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate early results of the intra-ureteric instillation of capsaicin for the treatment of loin pain haematuria syndrome (LPHS). PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten patients with LPHS were treated using intra-ureteric capsaicin instillation. A solution of capsaicin was infused into the affected ureter through an embolectomy catheter, under(More)
OBJECTIVE The prostate specific antigen (PSA) era has been associated with a grade migration towards moderately-differentiated (Gleason 5-7) prostate cancer. We investigated whether changes in interpretation of the Gleason system could be a contributing factor by reviewing the Gleason scores for prostate cancer in our region. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records(More)
During the recent Gulf war 63 patients with penetrating missile injuries (including 29 Iraqi prisoners of war) underwent operation in a British Army Field Hospital. Their injuries and initial operative management are reported. Fifty-one casualties (81 per cent) suffered an average of nine wounds (range 1-45) due to fragmentation weapons, and 12 casualties(More)
OBJECTIVES To present the baseline patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in the Prostate Testing for Cancer and Treatment (ProtecT) randomized trial comparing active monitoring, radical prostatectomy and external-beam conformal radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer and to compare results with other populations. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of(More)
The objective of this study was to review the results of our policy of primary radiotherapy (RT) and salvage cystectomy for transitional carcinoma (TCC) of the bladder in the light of changes in our radiotherapy planning procedure, in particular the introduction of CT planning. The case notes of 163 patients treated with radical radiotherapy using a CT(More)
AIMS The aim of this retrospective analysis was to review the outcome of patients with germ-cell tumours treated in the Edinburgh Cancer Centre over the past 15 years, and to see whether there had been any changes over three 5-year cohorts. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients referred with gonadal and extra-gonadal primary germ-cell tumours, between 1988 and(More)