Oracle Clob to XML

Dear Experts, I hope someone can help me. I am calling an Oracle Stored Procedure within a VB.Net app that returns an Oracle Clob. This works OK. However, the clob is actually an xml document and I would like to get this into an XML.Document within VB. Can anyone give me advice of how to do this (I cannot do a directcast to a xml.document)
Many thanks in advance for any help received
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Bob LearnedCommented:
Here is some untested code:

Imports System.Text
Imports System.Xml


  Public Sub WriteXmlText(ByVal fileName As String, ByVal xmlText As String)

    Dim writer As New XmlTextWriter(fileName, Encoding.UTF8)
    Dim doc As New XmlDocument

  End Sub


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