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Bladder tumours classically affect the elderly, but can also occur in young adults. The authors studied the prognosis of these tumours in patients under the age of 40. In their experience, these tumours represent 3.27% of all bladder tumours. 26 patients with a mean age of 34 years (20-40 years), 8 under the age of 30, were studied. There was a marked male(More)
Five new abietanes, three of them isolated as the corresponding acetate derivatives, i.e., 9alpha,13alpha-epidioxiabiet-8(14)-en-18-ol, 7alpha,18-diacetoxy, 9beta,13beta-epidioxiabiet-8(14)-ene, 7alpha,18-diacetoxyabiet-8(14)-en-13beta-ol, 7alpha,18-diacetoxy-13beta-methoxyabiet-8(14)-ene, and 13beta-hydroxyabiet-8(14)-en-7-one, were isolated from the(More)
A stereoselective synthesis of heavily functionalized six-membered ring subunits, which possess functionality at sites appropriate for further elaboration, is described. The cyclopentanone moiety of hydrindenediol is required to achieve total facial selectivity during the pre-domino installation of the second quaternary center, while oxidative cleavage is(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the indication for operative and nonoperative management of renal stab wounds in patients hospitalised over the last six years. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospectively studied of 20 cases over the last six years with penetrating kidney trauma, managed in two urologic departments of Marrakech and Casablanca. We studied the signs on(More)
Renal cancer is rare in pregnant women. Through a study of two cases, the authors underline diagnostic, therapeutic and pathogenic aspects of this association. Two female patients, 26 and 34 years old, were admitted for renal tumor, discovered respectively at the first and the second trimester of pregnancy. Investigation's exams for tumor extension were(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the therapeutic results of deferred urgent surgical treatment and late treatment of traumatic ruptures of the posterior urethra. MATERIAL AND METHOD 35 patients with a mean age of 25 years (range: 7 to 79 years) were operated for trauma of the posterior urethra. In most cases, trauma was secondary to a road accident, associated with(More)
The authors report a case of adrenal tuberculosis discovered during staging of a biopsy-confirmed bladder tumour, in a 70-year-old patient consulting for haematuria. Cystoscopy with biopsy revealed a high-grade papillary urothelial carcinoma invading the detrusor. Staging abdominopelvic computed tomography revealed a necrotic, multilobed right adrenal mass.(More)
A retrospectively series of six patients with non-specific granulomatous prostatitis is reported. The diagnosis was revealed by the histological examination trans-urethral resection or enucleated prostatique. Only histological examination is able to established the definitive diagnosis. This study and a review of literature permitted us to notice the(More)