Fred Hwiemtun Roland

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OBJECTIVES To characterize patients with primary necrotizing fasciitis of the male genitalia (Fournier's gangrene) and to identify risk factors and prognostic variables of survival. METHODS Fifty consecutive patients with primary necrotizing fasciitis of the male genitalia treated at our institution during a 15-year period between 1984 and 1998 were(More)
PURPOSE We assess the incidence and risk factors associated with lower extremity neurapraxia following radical perineal prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS The medical records of 111 consecutive patients undergoing radical perineal prostatectomy at Duke University Medical Center between June 1994 and June 1995 were retrospectively reviewed. Patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Biopiracy mainly focuses on the use of biological resources and/or knowledge of indigenous tribes or communities without allowing them to share the revenues generated out of economic exploitation or other non-monetary incentives associated with the resource/knowledge. METHODS Based on collaborations of scientists from five continents, we have(More)
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