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Pathophysiology of idiopathic detrusor instability and detrusor hyper-reflexia. An in vitro study of human detrusor muscle.
Muscle strips from urodynamically normal bladders and from bladders exhibiting idiopathic detrusor instability or detrusor hyper-reflexia were compared under isometric conditions in an organ bath.Expand
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A prospective study of the value of conventional CT, dynamic CT, ultrasonography and arteriography for staging renal carcinoma.
The value of dynamic CT scanning for staging renal carcinoma was studied prospectively in 28 patients and the results compared with those of ultrasonography, arteriography and conventional CT.Expand
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Inhibition of spontaneous contractile activity in isolated human detrusor muscle strips by vasoactive intestinal polypeptide.
In a study of 75 isolated human detrusor muscle strips, spontaneous contractions and an associated sustained rise in basal tension were observed in 43 (57%). Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP)Expand
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Atropine blockade of nerve-mediated stimulation of the human detrusor.
The effect of atropine on the isometric contractile response of isolated human detrusor muscle strips to electrical field stimulation has been studied. A 94.1% reduction in the response in theExpand
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Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide in the hyper-reflexic neuropathic bladder.
The distribution of nerves containing vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) in the hyper-reflexic neuropathic bladder was investigated using immunocytochemistry and radioimmunoassay. BiopsyExpand
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Prospective study of routine scrotal ultrasonography in urological practice.
The value of routine scrotal ultrasonography has been evaluated in a prospective study of 109 men with scrotal symptoms or signs. Ultrasonography had a sensitivity of 100% and specificity of 99% forExpand
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Ectopic adrenocortical tissue found at groin exploration in children: incidence in relation to diagnosis, age and sex
To assess the incidence of ectopic adrenocortical tissue (EACT) in the groin in children, and examine the relationship between the incidence and the underlying diagnosis, age and sex.
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Ureteroscopy and ureteric calculi: how useful?
The results of management in 134 patients admitted to hospital during 1985 with ureteric colic are presented in relation to the size and position of a ureteric stone. Spontaneous passage of a stoneExpand
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Defining the clinical target volume for bladder cancer radiotherapy treatment planning.
PURPOSE There are currently no data for the expansion margin required to define the clinical target volume (CTV) around bladder tumors. This information is particularly relevant when perivesical softExpand
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