Peter Huat Chye Lim

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OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiology of overactive bladder (OAB) and the influence of demographic factors on its incidence in Asian men. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A survey based on a self-administered questionnaire (locally translated in participating countries) was conducted between March 1998 and May 1998 to quantify the prevalence of OAB in a random sample(More)
INTRODUCTION To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the holmium:YAG laser in retrograde ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy of ureteric calculi. METHODS Three hundred and twenty-five patients (256 males and 69 females) with mean age of 45 years underwent 328 retrograde ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy as the primary therapy for ureteric calculi using semirigid(More)
We report our experience with pulsed dye laser lithotripsy in the treatment of 100 ureteric stones in 95 patients over a 14-month period from July 1989 to September 1990. The overall rate of successful stone fragmentation was 97%. There was a low incidence of minor complications--mild haematuria, ureteric colic and urinary tract infection; ureteric(More)
The first 100 patients with ureteric calculi to undergo planned ureteroscopy and lithotripsy were retrospectively studied to evaluate the factors which influenced the success of the procedure. All 75 males and 25 females who underwent this procedure had surgical indications to treat the stones. The factors influencing a successful outcome were studied over(More)
Erectile dysfunction (ED) in men is amenable to correction with Viagra in a majority of patients. The accumulated experience of prescribing Viagra across the broad continuum of men suffering from ED is sufficient for a meaningful assessment of the safety of Viagra in clinical practice. The use of Viagra necessitates caution in cardiac failure and when used(More)
OBJECTIVE BTA stat is a rapid, urine-based test for bladder cancer that detects human complement factor H related protein (HCFHrp) by monoclonal assay. This aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of BTA stat as a diagnostic tool for bladder cancer in symptomatic patients suspected of bladder cancer and in the surveillance of patients with a history of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic varicocelectomy in the treatment of symptomatic varicocele. PATIENTS AND METHODS Indications for surgery were subfertility in 98 patients and pain in nine. All varicoceles were confirmed on Doppler ultrasound. Seventy-two per cent of the patients had left-sided varicoceles and bilateral(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the advantages of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)-in patients undergoing extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) for urinary stones. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between December 1995 and May 1996, a prospective study was carried out on 100 patients who underwent ESWL for urinary stones. The patients were assigned to two equal groups,(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is believed to be highly significant in most communities. In our country, many elderly men are unaware that something can be done for their troublesome urinary symptoms. The main objective of our prostate health screening was to educate our elderly male population that this is an abnormality,(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of our study was to assess the efficacy and safety of glutaraldehyde cross-linked collagen injection in the treatment of female urinary stress incontinence. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of the records of 105 women who underwent collagen injection for urinary stress incontinence between March 1991 and April 1995.(More)