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We describe the eight case of idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis infiltrating the ureter to cause intrinsic obstruction. Discovery of this situation intraoperatively necessitates a change in treatment plan, as ureterolysis is not sufficient.
A 19-year-old man presented with an acute retraction and entrapment of the left testicle into the abdomen through an indirect inguinal hernia. No previous case reports were found in the literature. The evaluation and treatment of the disappearing or absent testicle are briefly reviewed.
Dramatic progress in the understanding and treatment of erectile impotence has occurred over the past decade. Most cases have an organic cause that is related to vascular (arterial or venous) supply, innervation, or the hormonal milieu of the penis. Multifactorial causes of organic impotence are common and include diabetes mellitus, alcoholism, renal… (More)
-, " On strong amplitude fluctuations of a wave propagating in a medium with weak random inhomogeneities " (in Russian), " Saturation of irradiance fluctuations due to turbulent atmosphere , " J. -, " The feasibility of laser experiments for measuring atmospheric turbulence parameters, " -, " Stochastically perturbed fields with applications to… (More)
We studied 44 patients with calcium urolithiasis on high (900 mg. daily) and low (400 mg. daily) calcium diets. With 24-hour urinary data, we categorized the patients as normocalciuric or hypercalciuric and subdivided the hypercalciuric patients into absorptive and renal types. Abbreviated tests, including the 2-hour fasting urinary calcium-to-creatinine… (More)