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The correlation of serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 with benign hydronephrosis.
PURPOSE High serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in patients with hydronephrosis but without malignant disease is reportedly rare but to our knowledge the clinical features of hydronephrosis that affectExpand
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Elevated serum progastrin‐releasing peptide (31–98) in metastatic and androgen‐independent prostate cancer patients *
Increases in neuroendocrine phenotype and secretory products are closely correlated with tumor progression and androgen independence in prostate cancer. In this study, we explored this correlationExpand
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Anteroposterior dissection HoLEP: a modification to prevent transient stress urinary incontinence.
OBJECTIVES The prevalence of transient stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after HoLEP has been reported to be as high as 44%. Anteroposterior dissection HoLEP was newly developed to protect theExpand
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MR imaging of seminal vesicle cysts associated with adult polycystic kidney disease.
An unusual case of seminal vesicle cysts associated with adult polycystic kidney disease (APKD) is presented. The magnetic resonance (MR) appearance of this rare entity has not been described before.Expand
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Segmental Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney in an Adult Woman
We report a case of unilateral segmental multicystic dysplastic kidney (SMCDK) in an adult woman. A 42-year-old woman presented with abdominal distension and gross hematuria. The preoperativeExpand
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Post‐traumatic high flow priapism: Demonstrable findings of penile enhanced computed tomography
Post‐traumatic high flow priapism is a rare disease. A review of English published reports revealed 63 cases. Enhanced computed tomography (CT) of the penis has not previously been used as aExpand
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Gastrocystoplasty in dogs: an ulcerating effect of acid urine.
Six dogs underwent bladder augmentation using an isolated flap of the body of the stomach after a supratrigonal cystectomy. Each dog was followed for six months with periodic determinations of urineExpand
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Distribution of doxorubicin in the bladder wall and regional lymph nodes after bladder submucosal injection of liposomal doxorubicin in the dog.
PURPOSE Liposome-encapsulated doxorubicin (Lip-Dox) has increased therapeutic efficacy and reduced toxicity compared to free doxorubicin (Dox). To assess the utility of Lip-Dox for local control ofExpand
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Relationship between prostate-specific antigen and hematocrit: does hemodilution lead to lower PSA concentrations in men with a higher body mass index?
OBJECTIVES To examine whether a lower hematocrit was associated with a lower prostate-specific antigen (PSA), when stratifying by body mass index (BMI) in healthy men. PSA test is widely used inExpand
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Strategic hand assistance for effective and safe retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy.
Hand-assisted laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy has been widely applied, because it enables safe dissection of the renal vessels, reducing warm ischemia time (WIT) during rapid extraction of theExpand
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