Neil Robert Price

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AIM   To explore the issue of appropriate management of testicular microlithiasis. We report the third ever case of tumour arising from a testis previously known to have microlithiasis in childhood and review the literature to provide an evidence-based approach to management of testicular microlithiasis. METHODS   Case report and review of previous(More)
INTRODUCTION Postoperative antibiotics complement surgery in managing childhood-complicated appendicitis. However, there is limited evidence to guide clinicians on appropriate duration of therapy. A comparison cohort study was performed to determine whether tailoring duration of inpatient intravenous (IV) antibiotic therapy to patient response, assessed(More)
The Medical Journal of Australia ISSN: 0025729X 3 May 2010 192 9 534-536 ©The Medical Journal of Australia 2010 www.mja.com.au Lessons from Practice and evisceration was immediately apparent. She was ta emergency department at a major regional centre, whe intubated and transferred to tertiary care. A laparotom 75% of the small bowel had prolapsed through a(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the reliability of estimates of bladder volume (BV) in children with the BladderScan BVI 9400 (BS) compared with the volume obtained at catheterization (CV). MATERIALS AND METHODS BV was measured using the BS in 50 children (age range 6 weeks-14 years) who required urinary catheter placement during surgery or urodynamic studies. BS(More)
AIMS We aimed to identify the causative organisms and sensitivities in community-acquired paediatric empyema at Starship Children's Hospital and Christchurch Hospital and to determine if current antibiotic recommendations are appropriate. METHODS Retrospective analysis was undertaken of all cases with clinical, radiological, and microbiological evidence(More)
BACKGROUND Previous reviews report relatively low rates of post-operative complications for acute scrotal exploration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the re-presentation to hospital in boys with previous acute scrotal pathology, reviewing contralateral symptoms, post-operative complications, testicular torsion following fixation and failure of(More)
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