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Publisher and Date:(Mary Ann Liebert Inc Publ, 2017)Discriminating native-like structures from false positives with high accuracy is one of the biggest challenges in protein-protein docking. While there is an agreement on the existence of a relationship between various favorable intermolecular interactions (e.g. Van der Waals electrostatic and desolvation forces) and the similarity of a conformation to its native structure the precise nature of this relationship is not known. Existing protein-protein docking methods typically formulate this ...
Publisher and Date:(Mary Ann Liebert Inc Publ, 2001)A potential complication of UroLume endoprosthesis is migration which may necessitate removal of the stent. Stent removal may be associated with complications such as urethral injury bleeding and external sphincter trauma. We report a patient in whom a holmium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet (Ho:YAG) laser was used to cut the UroLume endoprosthesis into fragments which led to easy and uneventful stent removal.
Spontaneous ureteral rupture: Is immediate surgical intervention always necessary? Presentation of four cases and review of the literature Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Mary Ann Liebert Inc Publ, 2002)Purpose: We report our experience with spontaneous ureteral rupture (SUR) managed conservatively. Case Reports: Data on three men and one woman 53 to 89 years old (mean age 73) with SUR were retrospectively evaluated. The common complaint was sudden-onset abdominal and concomitant flank pain. On physical examination all patients had abdominal tenderness and pain with costovertebral angle tenderness on the associated side. One patient had rheumatoid arthritis treated with corticosteroids and one ...