I R Rekhraj

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OBJECTIVES To determine the levels of two quinolones, ofloxacin and ciprofloxacin, potent broad-spectrum antibiotics with very good oral bioavailability and low minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) for most pathogens, in the prostates of patients who underwent transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) after oral ingestion for surgical prophylaxis.(More)
One hundred consecutive cases treated by Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy (TUMT) since October 1991 were analysed to assess its efficacy and safety. Out of these, 28 were in urinary retention. Patients were selected based on Madsen Symptom Score (MSS), Uroflowmetry, Transrectal Ultrasound Scanning (TRUS) plus biopsy and flexible cystoscopy. In the(More)
  • I R Rekhraj
  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • 1984
The treatment of urethral strictures has been revolutionised since urethroplasty was described three decades ago. Although majority of strictures respond to the age old procedure of bouginage, a small number, however, need surgical intervention because of associated complications. Over the past six years, thirty-four patients were treated by some form of(More)
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) and transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) are two new modalities added to improve our ability to diagnose prostate cancer at an early stage. We reviewed our own experience of 100 cancers among 579 men from August 1991 to October1994. The detection rate was 17.3%. Digital rectal examination (DRE) alone had a positive predictive value(More)
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