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Does rate matter? The results of a randomized controlled trial of 60 versus 120 shocks per minute for shock wave lithotripsy of renal calculi.
PURPOSE In this study we prospectively compared 2 rates of shock wave delivery, 60 and 120 shock waves per minute, to determine whether rate affects outcome with the Dornier Lithotripter S, aExpand
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A Triple-Blinded Randomized Trial Comparing the Hemostatic Effects of Large-Dose 10% Hydroxyethyl Starch 264/0.45 Versus 5% Albumin During Major Reconstructive Surgery
In Canada, hydroxyethyl starch 264/0.45 (HES 264/0.45; molar weight 264 kDa, molar substitution 0.45) has largely replaced albumin as the colloidal fluid of choice for perioperative intravascularExpand
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Intravesical dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) for interstitial cystitis--a practical approach.
OBJECTIVES To provide a brief overview of intravesical dimethly sulfoxide (DMSO) therapy for interstitial cystitis and offer a practical approach to patient treatment. METHODS A review of theExpand
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Urinary catheter ‘deflation cuff’ formation: clinical audit and quantitative in vitro analysis
Objective  To investigate reports from district nursing staff of difficulty in removing long‐term urinary catheters (LTCs) because of the formation of a ‘cuff’ on deflating the self‐retaining balloon.
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Eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics is not effective for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
PurposeEutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA®) produces cutaneous analgesia. This randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study evaluated the efficacy of EMLA cream during extracorporealExpand
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Analgesia for shock wave lithotripsy.
PURPOSE We evaluated the effectiveness of and patient preference for analgesia used during shock wave lithotripsy by comparing diclofenac alone with a combination of diclofenac and patient controlledExpand
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Centralisation of radical cystectomies for bladder cancer in England, a decade on from the ‘Improving Outcomes Guidance’: the case for super centralisation
To analyse the impact of centralisation of radical cystectomy (RC) provision for bladder cancer in England, on postoperative mortality, length of stay (LoS), complications and re‐intervention rates,Expand
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Genotyping demonstrates that the strains of Proteus mirabilis from bladder stones and catheter encrustations of patients undergoing long-term bladder catheterization are identical.
PURPOSE We established the incidence of bladder stones in patients who experienced recurrent encrustation and blockage of indwelling bladder catheters and examined the relationship between isolatesExpand
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Flexible ureteroscopes: a user's guide
Objective  To compare, quantitatively and qualitatively, four small‐diameter flexible ureteroscopes.
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Cimetidine and prolonged post-operative somnolence
  • A. Lam, J. Parkin
  • Medicine
  • Canadian Anaesthetists' Society journal
  • 1 September 1981
A case of prolonged post-operative somnolence is described. The patient was on concurrent benzodiazepine and cimetidine therapy. Cimetidine can cause impairment of metabolism of the benzodiazepinesExpand
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