P R Martinache

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The results of 40 consecutive patients who underwent bladder replacement following cystoprostatectomy for invasive bladder cancer are reported. A 30 cm detubularized ileal segment was used to make the neobladder. Mean follow-up was 19 months (over 2 years in 17 patients). All patients achieved diurnal continence. Nocturnal continence was obtained in 70.5%(More)
The authors report a case of cavernous hemangioma of the kidney, a rare benign tumor. The interest of this case is probably to be the only one reported with MRI: an high signal intensity T2 in weight sequence could represent in the future a good information for the diagnosis. Endoscopic methods are useful for the diagnosis, but cannot be used for therapy.(More)
Routine early radiologic review examinations were conducted in 100 patients after colocolic or colorectal anastomosis. Postoperative course was assessed as clinically uncomplicated in 77 cases, a barium enema producing normal images in 67 and abnormal images in 10 cases, and recovery operations were not necessary. The course was more difficult in 23(More)
Hyperthermia was shown to cause improvement in 50 to 60% of the patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) without considering placebo effects. We studied 68 patients randomly assigned to a treatment group (38) and a sham group (30) who underwent the same manipulation but without applying radio frequency power. The Biodan Prostathermer was used.(More)
Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is the most frequent cancer of male over 60 years of age. Radical prostatectomy is one of the preferred modes of treatment for localized stages. Surgical morbidity decreases with experience and consists mainly in bleeding and rectal injury. Delayed morbidity comprises loss of erection, anastomosis stricture, incontinence. A(More)