T Sqalli Husseini

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In a prospective study of 150 consecutive patients presenting over a 1-year period with acute renal colic, we compared the accuracy of intravenous urogram (i.v.u.) and ultrasound (US) in identifying and localizing ureteric calculi and hydronephrosis. i.v.u. was far superior to US. It identified 141 ureteric calculi vs. only one by US (P < 0.00001) and 109(More)
The germinal mutation of the Von Hippel Lindeau (VHL) tumor suppressor gene predisposes to the development of benign or malignant richly vascularized tumors. VHL disease is an autosomal-dominant disorder with complete penetrance at the age of 60 years. Screening for people at risk is strongly recommended, and careful monitoring allows treatment of the tumor(More)
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