Jyotindra C. Patel

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110 patients presenting with a prostatic adenoma sufficiently symptomatic to be treated medically, but not requiring surgical management, were included in a controlled test whose effectiveness was assessed after one month on the basis of objective criteria (nocturnal pollakiuria, urinary output, postmictional residue) and subjective criteria (dysuria,(More)
All patients with gallstone ileus admitted to our institution between 1985 and 1995, were retrospectively analysed, to determine, whether a one stage procedure (removal of impacted gallstone, fistula repair and cholecystectomy) is a more valid option than enterotomy. There were 10 patients (8 women, 2 men) in the study group (age range: 63-86 ans),(More)
Recycling sewage sludge into fertilizer for agricultural purposes may improve soil fertility by influencing the physical, chemical, and biological properties of the land. However, there is concern regarding elevated levels of heavy metals and pathogenic microorganisms, which may result from the use of untreated sewage sludge. Gamma radiation is found to be(More)
A retrospective multicenter study involving 12 digestive surgery centers was conducted on 497 cases of colon obstruction. The most frequent cause of colon obstruction was colo-rectal cancer (71 p. cent of cases), but many other etiologies were involved, including 61 cases of torsion and 37 patients with occlusive sigmoiditis. Differential clinical and(More)
The authors describe a case of mycotic aneurysm of the popliteal artery secondary to Campylobacter jejuni-derived infectious endocarditis treated by excision and in situ femoro tibial venous bypass, and take the opportunity to review 14 literature cases of infectious aneurysm of popliteal artery. This diagnosis is most frequently evoked by the development(More)
OBJECTIVES Yersinia enterocolitica infection is a rare cause of intestinal intussusception, especially in adults. We report here a case in a 29-year-old man and review the literature on diagnosis and therapy. CASE REPORT A 29-year-old man presented with a 2-week history of diarrhea and weight loss. Ultrasonography revealed acute intestinal intussusception(More)