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Recurrence of prostate cancer following radical prostatectomy is determined by the extent of local disease. Tumor volume and grade have improved our ability to predict extraprostatic extension, but tumors of intermediate volume and grade vary in their biologic behavior. To assess the prognostic significance of DNA ploidy, we performed flow cytometry in 85(More)
A retrospective study of 30 adults who underwent supravesical diversion for a variety of benign and malignant conditions was done with special attention to the fate of the residual bladder. Diversion was performed for diverse conditions, including radiation cystitis, cyclophosphamide cystitis, interstitial cystitis, incontinence and trauma. All groups(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate transrectal ultrasound as a means of diagnosis and of monitoring patients with rhabdomyosarcoma involving the prostate. PATIENTS AND METHODS Serial transrectal ultrasonography was utilized to evaluate prostatic rhabdomyosarcoma in three patients. RESULTS Unlike prostatic adenocarcinoma and transitional cell carcinoma involving the(More)
The treatment of Peyronie's disease remains controversial. Patients who fail conservative therapy may require surgical intervention to restore the ability to have sexual intercourse. Plaque excision and dermal grafting have not been universally successful, and alternate procedures that rely on the placement of a penile prosthesis have gained in popularity.(More)
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