Ja Muir Gray

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BACKGROUND In 1998, the U.K. National Health Service Information for Health Strategy proposed the implementation of a National electronic Library for Health to provide clinicians, healthcare managers and planners, patients and the public with easy, round the clock access to high quality, up-to-date electronic information on health and healthcare. The(More)
Ancillary procedures associated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) include placement and subsequent removal of double pigtail ureteric stents. A simple new technique has been developed for the insertion of these stents. Using the flexible cystoscope, the procedure is performed on an out-patient basis under local anaesthesia. Placement of the(More)
A lithotripsy outpatient service was introduced in Hamilton in April 1989 and between then and July 1990 452 patients with renal calculi were treated. The patients came from throughout New Zealand. A three month follow up showed that with stones less than 20 mm in diameter there was total clearance of residual fragments of less than 2 mm in 70% of patients.(More)
Intracavernosal injection of vasoactive agents is a new technique for inducing penile erection. It has applications in the counselling, diagnosis and treatment of sexual dysfunction. Nineteen patients are reviewed representing our initial experience with this technique. Thirteen men (68%) achieved a full erection with this treatment and a further three(More)
A retrospective analysis of 62 consecutive potent patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate is described. Each patient was interviewed a minimum of six months following surgery. Potency was retained in 89% of patients but 57% of these experienced a decrease from their preoperative level of function. Three factors were found to be(More)
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