Dennis J Thum

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UNLABELLED WHAT'S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY ADD?: The incidence of specific aetiologies of urethral stricture disease has been reported from a variety of series throughout the world. Most reported urethral stricture series are from single institutions or from a specific region of the world. We provide a multi-centred series to compare(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated the spectrum of symptoms in men with urethral stricture presenting for urethroplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified 214 men who underwent anterior urethroplasty by a single surgeon (CMG) from March 2001 to June 2010. We retrospectively reviewed the initial patient history. All voiding and sexual dysfunction symptoms were(More)
Bladder and ureteral injury are serious iatrogenic complications during abdominal and pelvic surgery but are poorly investigated in the general surgery literature. The objective of this study was to examine rates, trends, and patient and surgical characteristics present in lower urinary tract injuries during gastrointestinal surgery using the Nationwide(More)
BACKGROUND Robotic-assisted abdominal sacrocolpopexy (RASC) is an effective procedure for the surgical treatment of vaginal vault prolapse associated with a rare, but serious, risk of sacral osteomyelitis. CASE We report a case of Bacteroides fragilis sacral osteomyelitis after RASC that presented only as back pain. Treatment included intravenous(More)
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