Peter Thorpe

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PURPOSE There is no current consensus on what constitutes the ideal management of emphysematous pyelonephritis. We review the current management strategies including the role of nephron preserving percutaneous drainage in the treatment of emphysematous pyelonephritis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL and the Cochrane(More)
OBJECTIVES To critically appraise and determine the impact of image-guided biopsy on the management of indeterminate renal masses. A comparison of long-term follow-up of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) diagnosed by image-guided biopsy and radiologically obvious RCC was also carried out. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data were collected for all the consecutive patients(More)
BACKGROUND Transarterial embolisation (TAE) is an effective method in control of haemorrhage irrespective of the nature of urological emergency. As the technique and technology have evolved, it is now possible to perform highly selective embolisation. The aim of this study was to critically appraise feasibility and efficacy of therapeutic TAE in control of(More)
  • Peter Thorpe
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
  • 1978
Cardiopulmonary auscultation and considerable difficulty in hearing lecturers are major problems which face prospective deaf medical students. As a result, their opportunities for obtaining a medical degree have been, until recently, severely limited. However, rapid advance in electronics research have now made available to them a suitably amplified(More)
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