Gary Seth Barrett

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Two forms of bowel preparation for colonoscopy were compared--19 patients were given 5 per cent mannitol solution orally while a further 19 were infused with isotonic saline via a nasogastric tube. Both methods proved equally acceptable to the patients and endoscopists. Saline led to a rise in body weight (+0.75 +/- 0.35 kg) and blood pressure (+7.5 +/- 2.8(More)
Metastases to the temporal bone are a recognized, if rare, cause of otological symptoms including sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Carcinoma of the prostate is a common cancer which frequently metastasizes to bone but is only rarely reported in the temporal bone. We report a case of sudden sensorineural hearing loss due to metastatic prostatic carcinoma(More)
Palliative treatment of an enterovaginal fistula secondary to adenocarcinoma of the rectum in a 65-year-old woman with intraperitoneal corium porcine graft is reported. The patient had previously had a total colectomy for ulcerative colitis followed by excision of the rectal stump, mucosal proctectomy and ileostomy.
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