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We investigated the potential risk factors for lower urinary tract infection and bacterial stent colonization in patients with double-J stents. A total of 195 double-J stents from 190 patients (95 men and 95 women, mean age 40.22 years) were examined. In all patients, prophylactic antimicrobial therapy was administered at the time of stenting. The stents(More)
Aim: To investigate the effects of lidocaine gel and parenteral antibiotics and povidine lavage in the treatment of pain occurring during prostate biopsy in terms of infective complications. Patients and methods: Eighty patients with indications for prostate biopsy were randomized into two groups. One group underwent lavage with povidine iodine solution and(More)
Aim: In this prospective study, we aimed to determine the coagulation parameters in the patients with Fournier’s gangrene. Methods: The study group is consisted of 12 consecutive Fournier’s gangrene patients (11 men and 1 woman) and control group is consisted of patients with Periurethral abscess (n=2), Scrotal abscess (n=4) and Epididimorchitis (n=4).(More)
We compared the efficacy of lornoxicam and tramadol to provide analgesia and comfort during transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate (TRUSP) as a noninvasive method. A total of 62 men undergoing TRUSP were enrolled in this study. Patients were randomized to three groups. Group 1 (n = 21) received 8 mg of lornoxicam, group 2 (n = 21) received 100(More)
The incidence of cesarean sections has increased radically worldwide in the second half of the 20th century, especially in developing countries. Generally, a trial of labor after a cesarean section is safely accepted. However, a trial of labor may lead to serious complications, including unpredicted ones, such as rupture of the uterus during labor with(More)
Aim: In this prospective study, our aim was to investigate the CSF PSA levels and CSF/Serum PSA ratios in patients with prostate cancer with lower spine metastasis. Methods: The study involved patients with prostate cancer (n = 15), benign prostatic hyperplasia (n = 17) and non-prostatic disease (n = 9). Serum and CSF were obtained prior to spinal(More)
OBJECTIVE Kidney repair reconstruction techniques are controversial. The conventional technique is suturing, but this is usually with further loss of viable tissue as it promotes scaring. In this animal model, we investigated the parenchymal effect of different sutures and methods. METHODS We carried out this study in the year 2000 in the Animal(More)
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