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The prostate cancer detection rate from screening by digital rectal examination and tactilely guided prostate biopsy is approximately 1.7%. Among 1,807 men a detection rate of 14.6% was achieved in a clinical urological practice by physician-conducted prostate ultrasonography, digital rectal examination and determination of serum prostate specific antigen.(More)
Nine pregnancies in six patients with primary thrombocythaemia are reported. Eight pregnancies resulted in the delivery of normal infants. One pregnancy ended in spontaneous abortion at 7 weeks gestation. One pregnancy was complicated by superficial thrombophlebitis and a postpartum haemorrhage. We suggest that pregnancy in patients with primary(More)
This thesis has been read by each member of the following graduate committee and by majority vote has been found to be satisfactory. As chair of the candidate's graduate committee, I have read the thesis of Ryan L. Smith in its final form and have found that (1) its format, citations, and bibliographical style are consistent and acceptable and fulfill(More)
The simultaneous occurrence of Hodgkin lymphoma with a variety of B-cell Non-Hodgkin lymphomas (composite lymphoma) has been described. We report the first case of composite Hodgkin lymphoma and splenic marginal zone lymphoma occurring simultaneously in the same lymph node of a 64-year-old man who presented with cervical and axillary lymphadenopathy and(More)
A total of 38 patients underwent attempted percutaneous extraction of upper tract calculi with the Wolf nephroscope. A 1-day interval between radiological insertion of the guide wire and extraction of the stone with the patient under general anesthesia was used. Of the stones 87 per cent were removed successfully. Average operating and hospitalization times(More)
Frijlnk WB, Te Velde J, Bijvoet OL, Heynen G. Treatment of Paget's disease with (3-amino-i -hydroxypropylidene)1,1 -bisphosphonate (APD). Lancet 1979;i:799-803. 2 Nagant de Deuxchaisnes C, Rombouts-Lindemans C, Huaux JP, et al. Treatment of Paget's disease with the diphosphonate APD. A biological and radiological study. In: Donath A, Courvoisier B, eds.(More)
Thrombocytopenia is common in pregnancy and is diverse in etiology. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) may affect both mother and the newborn. Gestational (incidental) thrombocytopenia in an otherwise fit woman, at term is the most frequent type of thrombocytopenia and poses no clinical consequences for mother or infant. We report six women who presented(More)