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Diabetes and normal aging are both characterized by increases in levels of glucocorticoids. Because long-term exposure to elevated glucocorticoids can be detrimental to hippocampal function, we evaluated the performance of young diabetic rats in the 14-unit T-maze, a task that is sensitive to hippocampal deficits. To assess the contribution of(More)
BACKGROUND Histologically identified intraprostatic incision (IPI) into malignant glands is associated with an increase in biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy (RP). However, the predictor of IPI is poorly evaluated. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk factors for IPI into cancer during RP for clinically localized prostate cancer (PCa). (More)
The number of renal transplant candidates rises each year. Partial organ transplantation is used in liver and pancreas transplants as a strategy to increase the donor supply by allowing either an organ from a deceased donor to be split into two or a living donor to donate part of an organ [1]. This is possible because these organs have discrete functional(More)
PURPOSE We provide long-term followup on a modification of the Al-Ghorab distal penile corporoglanular shunt surgery for the treatment of ischemic priapism. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of patients surgically treated for ischemic priapism at The Johns Hopkins Hospital from January 2008 to April 2012 with the Burnett "Snake"(More)
AIMS The current study assessed the prognosis of papillary urothelial hyperplasia as its significance is uncertain due to limited studies on this topic. METHODS 53 patients with papillary urothelial hyperplasia were identified from the files of the senior author. RESULTS There were 40 males and 13 females with ages ranging from 46 to 101 years (median(More)
INTRODUCTION Radical cystectomy with urinary diversion is the treatment of choice for muscle-invasive, and certain populations with non-invasive, urothelial carcinoma of the bladder. There have not been any reports to date on patients undergoing this surgery who have had previous placement of an inflatable penile prosthesis. AIM To present the outcomes of(More)
INTRODUCTION In response to the 2011 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hour restrictions, many residency programs adopted a night float system. Due to concerns regarding the effects of night float on sleep and subsequently on patient care, we examined sleep patterns of residents on different call schedules. METHODS Urology(More)
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