Jennifer R Parry

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Two series of patients with histologically proven interstitial cystitis that was unresponsive to hydrostatic bladder distension and intravesical chemotherapy with dimethyl sulfoxide have been studied. In the first series 24 patients were treated by subtotal cystectomy and substitution cystoplasty without further consideration; 8 of these 24 patients had(More)
The ability of patients to understand and recall information given prior to obtaining written consent was assessed in 55 patients who were due to undergo the operation of transurethral resection of prostate. The patients were also asked their opinion on informed consent. Most patients knew the position of the prostate and the purpose of the operation. Some(More)
We have previously described 3 types of lower urinary tract dysfunction in the congenital neuropathic bladder--contractile, intermediate and acontractile--accounting for 35, 40 and 25% of patients respectively. Subsequent urodynamic and surgical experience has shown that the intermediate type is commoner and the acontractile type less common than was(More)
With only 7 other cases reported throughout history, the incidence of ureteric obstruction is a rare complication of actinomycosis. Diagnosis of pelvic actinomycosis is generally difficult and only confirmed after histological examination. In the case of a 45-year-old caucasian woman who had been complaining of night sweats, epigastric and back pain and(More)
Biotechnology companies differ from other firms because they are riskier, possess little or no debt and possess unique information concerning their research and development (R&D) projects. However, once these companies have a product ready to market they know that sales revenues will commence in the near future. It is at this stage that an alternative form(More)
The results of neonatal surgery for bladder exstrophy are not very satisfactory. A significant percentage of patients present in later childhood or adolescence for correction of their residual deformities. We have reconstructed 26 patients, correcting their entire urogenital and cosmetic deformity in a one-stage procedure. The results show that one-stage(More)
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