Keith Vaughton

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A series of 287 patients referred by their family doctors with symptoms of bladder outflow obstruction were asked to attend the hospital for "pre-clinic" screening for carcinoma of prostate (CaP). Blood samples were collected from 211 patients and analysed for serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) and prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP). Thirty-six patients(More)
Over a 5-year period, 1007 patients with haematuria were investigated, using a protocol based on ultrasonography as the upper tract imaging modality of choice. Intravenous urography (IVU) was only used in selected individuals, including those patients with bladder cancer suspected on cystoscopy, suspicious or malignant cytology, previous investigation for(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the results of substitution cystoplasty for the treatment of intractable interstitial cystitis (IC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-two patients (29 women and three men; mean age 58 years, range 24-74) with intractable IC resistant to conservative therapy who had undergone substitution cystoplasty between 1983 and 1992 were reviewed.(More)
BACKGROUND Erectile dysfunction (ED) in diabetes is related to autonomic neuropathy and endothelial dysfunction. We studied the relative importance of these factors in diabetic and non-diabetic men with ED and determined if they predict responses to treatment with sildenafil. METHODS Thirty-three men, aged 35-65 years, with ED (20 diabetic, 13(More)
A women who developed mitral stenosis from Libman-Sacks endocarditis is described. The mitral valve was replaced by a Starr-Edwards prosthesis. One year later, despite her being maintained on steroids and azathioprine, the verrucous endocarditis progressed to cause sudden, severe dysfunction of the prosthetic valve.
Patient. A 65-year old man who had previously undergone surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia presented with symptoms of recurrent bladder outflow obstruction. Cystoscopy revealed the presence of recurrent tissue.Results. Histology identified a leiomyosarcoma. Several years after further surgery and radiotherapy, the patient presented with secondaries in(More)
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