Karl German

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OBJECTIVE To describe the running of a special haematuria diagnostic service which catered for a flexible cystoscopy on the same day as the first clinical visit. The impact of this service especially with regard to the timing of the intravenous urogram (IVU) is discussed. The service was designed to facilitate early diagnosis, particularly of bladder(More)
PURPOSE Since 1980 numerous variations of the Mitrofanoff principle have been described. We report on 22 children in whom a ureteral Mitrofanoff channel was created. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1986 and 1995 a ureteral Mitrofanoff channel was constructed as a catheterizable conduit in 22 children 2 to 15 years old (average age 6.5) with various(More)
Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PNL) has been shown to be safe and effective in obese patients. One technical problem specifically encountered in these patients is migration of the Amplatz sheath beneath the skin or muscle fascia. We describe a simple technique, making use of a modified 10-cc syringe barrel, to facilitate retrieval of a migrated access(More)
Albert P. Scerri MD, FRCOG Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mater Dei Hospital Abstract A 39 year old lady presented with flank pain and haematuria. Radiological investigations showed unilateral hydronephrosis and a serum creatinine of 102μmol/l. At cystoscopy, a soft tissue mass was found in the region of the left ureteric orifice and was causing(More)