Julie Cumming

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OBJECTIVE The value of 2% lignocaine gel as a topical anaesthetic for flexible cystoscopy in men was tested in a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 138 patients were entered into the study. Group A patients (n = 75) received 10 ml of 2% lignocaine gel intraurethrally whilst 10 ml of plain(More)
Urinary incontinence imposes a considerable workload on urological and gynecological practice. Many treatments exist, but recurrent stress incontinence remains a significant problem and the reasons remain unclear. Pathological and electrophysiological studies have shown that significant pelvic nerve damage and consequent denervation and reinnervation are(More)
The VIS Framework for Music Analysis is a modular Python library designed for " big data " queries in symbolic musical data. Initially created as a tool for studying musical style change in counterpoint, we have built on the music21 and pandas libraries to provide the foundation for much more. We describe the musicological needs that inspired the creation(More)
Musical scores are the central resource for musicological research. Our project, Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis (SIMSSA), targets digitized music scores to design a global infrastructure for searching and analyzing music scores. Specifically, we seek to provide researchers, musicians, and others to access the contents and metadata(More)
Three male spinal cord injured patients who underwent suprapubic catheterisation with urethral closure are reported. Although the procedure is well established in women, and has been mainly used in patients with multiple sclerosis, this simple procedure is also possible in men, and worth considering in difficult situations where continence has been(More)
Fifty-five prostate cancer and 55 breast cancer patients with positive bone scintigrams were studied. The pattern of spread in the axial skeleton and pelvis showed differences between the 2 groups. This difference was not related primarily to bone volume at the site of metastasis. The difference in distribution of bony metastases between breast and prostate(More)
Commercial recordings of French-Canadian instrumental dance tunes represent a varied and complex corpus of study. This was a primarily aural tradition, transmitted from performer to performer with few notated sources until the late 20th century. Practitioners routinely combined tune segments to create new tunes and personalized settings of existing tunes.(More)
Collecting duct carcinoma is a rare form of renal tumour. Its recognition is important both clinically and histopathologically since it can mimic other renal neoplasms in appearance. Nephrectomy is the treatment of choice and, as the tumour usually pursues an aggressive course, adjuvant chemotherapy or immunotherapy may also be considered appropriate. We(More)
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