Tristan W. Chong

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In selected cases, RIRS management of calyceal diverticula and its related problems has been shown to be more efficacious than ESWL monotherapy and avoids the potential complications and discomfort of percutaneous and laparoscopic procedures. The advent of the Holmium laser energy source, with innovations such as the flexible ureteroscope and the tipless(More)
We report a case of a stress fracture of the ulna secondary to long-term bisphosphonate therapy and walking cane. Physicians need to have a high index of suspicion of stress fractures occurring in patients complaining of chronic upper limb pain if they are on bisphosphonate therapy and are using walking aids. Stress fractures of the upper extremities are(More)
A case is reported of a woman who presented with bleeding from a vaginal extension of a synovial sarcoma. The patient was unaware of the primary tumor in the left thigh and histologically, the tumor resembled a carcinosarcoma. Awareness of the physical and radiologic findings allowed the correct pathologic diagnosis to be made. The manner of presentation of(More)
Bilateral simultaneous nephrectomy is a rare procedure usually performed for end-stage renal disease, most often because of persistent hypertension after renal transplantation. Four trocars generally are inserted, with a lower abdominal and a subcostal port being used by the surgeon. An intra-abdominal pressure of 8 to 10 mm Hg is used during the procedure.(More)
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