John E. Grantmyre

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PURPOSE Nerve sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy (NS-RRP) results in erectile dysfunction in a significant number of patients. Vardenafil, a potent and selective phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, is generally safe. It improves International Index of Erectile Function erectile function domain scores, and penetration and erection maintenance success(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the natural history of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (uUTI) in a Canadian primary care environment from the patient's perspective. MATERIALS AND METHODS Female patients (n = 2323) with symptoms of uUTI were recruited by 581 family physicians who collected baseline demographic and clinical data and prescribed 500 mg/day(More)
A committee was established at the request of the CUA to determine guidelines for the investigation and management of azoospermia. Members of the committee, all of whom have special expertise in the investigation and management of male infertility, were chosen from different communities across Canada. The members represent different practices in different(More)
Burkholderia cepacia infection of the prostate is very rare. We report 6 cases of prostatic infection secondary to inoculation of contaminated ultrasound gel during transrectal biopsy of the prostate. All of these patients required hospitalization and were treated with intravenous antibiotics. One of these cases is the first description of chronic(More)
Rectal probe electroejaculation is effective in procuring sperm from spinal cord injured patients with ejaculatory incompetence. The seminal quality in these patients is usually suboptimal and the motility is almost always low. We conducted an in vitro experiment to determine whether the heat and current generated during rectal probe electroejaculation(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence, diagnostic patterns and management of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in Canadian urology outpatient practice. METHODS Representative urologists were randomly selected from lists provided by the Canadian and Quebec Urological Associations. Each patient identified(More)
A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the ability to predict sperm-surface antisperm antibodies (ASA) in patients with primary infertility on the basis of semen analysis. In particular, the ability to predict ASA status on the basis of impaired sperm motility was assessed. The clinical and seminal characteristics of 70 consecutive ASA-positive(More)
A multiple-response baseline of four activities was established using gerbils as subjects. When one of the baseline responses was punished (Experiment 1) or restricted (Experiments 2 and 3), only the most probable of the alternative baseline responses increased. The response most likely to follow the punished or restricted responses during baseline sessions(More)
We report the clinical, radiologic, and pathologic findings of a case of inflammatory pseudotumor in an otherwise healthy 44-year-old woman, who presented with dysuria and hematuria causing hemodynamic instability. Computed tomography revealed a 4.3-cm by 3.5-cm densely enhancing mass arising from the anterior bladder wall. Pathologic examination showed(More)