Shawky A. El-Abd

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OBJECTIVE To review our 15-year experience with ureteroscopic treatment of distal ureteric calculi and to determine the impact of improved technology and techniques on the efficacy, success and complications of the procedure. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 4512 patients who underwent 5133 ureteroscopic procedures(More)
Of 396 patients with posttraumatic posterior urethral strictures treated endoscopically during 10 years 352 had no vesical displacement (group 1) and 44 had marked displacement (group 2). Group 1 patients were treated by suprapubic diversion and delayed optical urethrotomy. Exploration and railroad alignment to the urethra were done in group 2 and followup(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of internal urethrotomy with endoscopically placed small intestinal submucosa (SIS) graft for treatment of selected cases of recurrent urethral stricture. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective study included 10 patients with recurrent inflammatory bulbar urethral stricture of 0.5-2 cm in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome of an intraprostatic injection of botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) in men with refractory chronic prostatitis-associated chronic pelvic-pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and to compare the efficacy of the transurethral and transrectal routes. PATIENTS AND METHODS In an uncontrolled randomised clinical trial conducted in men with(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term results after managing intraoperative and late-diagnosed cases of iatrogenic ureteric injury (IUI), treated endoscopically or by open surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients immediately diagnosed with IUI were managed under the same anaesthetic, while those referred late had a radiological assessment of the site of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of a luteinising hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist, goserelin acetate (GA), on surgical blood loss during transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), as well as its histopathological effect on prostatic microvessel density (MVD). PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients who underwent TURP due to benign prostatic(More)
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