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Alkali citrate prophylaxis in idiopathic recurrent calcium oxalate urolithiasis--a prospective randomized study.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of alkali citrate therapy in patients suffering from recurrent idiopathic calcium oxalate stone formation. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients suffering from activeExpand
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Three years experience with radial keratotomy. The UCLA study.
A clinical trial of radial keratotomy was begun under a strict research protocol at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in November 1979. The results after two years of 16-incision keratotomies, as well asExpand
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Value of routine citrate analysis and calcium/citrate ratio in calcium urolithiasis.
24-hour urinary citrate excretion was measured in 176 calcium oxalate stone formers and 100 normal controls. A statistically significant difference (p less than 0.03) could be found between the twoExpand
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Trace elements and urinary stone formation: new aspects of the pathological mechanism of urinary stone formation.
The urinary stone, serum and 24-hour urine concentrations of 14 trace elements were determined in urinary stone patients by inductively coupled plasma atomic-emission spectroscopy. The data obtainedExpand
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A two-year experience with excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy for myopia.
PURPOSE This report summarizes the authors' 2-year experience with excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) on 160 eyes of 128 patients. METHODS All eyes were treated with an excimer laser:Expand
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Late urological complications and malignancies after curative radiotherapy for gynecological carcinomas: a retrospective analysis of 10,709 patients.
PURPOSE A retrospective study was done to analyze late urological complications following curative radiotherapy of primary gynecological carcinomas. All patients were treated at a single center andExpand
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Invasion of the optic nerve by retinoblastoma: a clinicopathological study.
We have studied all cases of optic nerve invasion in retinoblastoma seen at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute in New York since 1925. Since 1959 optic nerve invasion has been lessExpand
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Electrohydraulic versus pneumatic disintegration in the treatment of ureteral stones: a randomized, prospective trial.
The efficacy and safety of electrohydraulic versus pneumatic lithotripsy in the treatment of ureteral stones were evaluated in a prospective, randomized study. A total of 72 patients with stones notExpand
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ESWL in situ or ureteroscopy for ureteric stones?
SummaryAs documented by follow-up data on ureteric stones in 1259 ureteric units treated, ESWL in situ on advanced lithotriptors with stone location by ultrasonography and fluoroscopy was successfulExpand
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Acute orbital cellulitis after peribulbar injection.
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