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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 200 interactive genitourinary imaging cases deliver the best board review possible! Effective 2-page presentation for each case Cases organized and coded by difficulty level Eye-catching full-color design Part of the acclaimed McGraw-Hill's Radiology Case Review Series, this unique resource challenges you to look at a group of images, determine the diagnosis, answer related questions, and gauge your knowledge by reviewing the correct answer. It all adds up to the best review of genitourinary imaging available-one that's ideal for certification or recertification, or as an incomparable clinical refresher. Distinguished by an effective 2-page design and a full-color presentation, each book in this series is filled with cases, annotated images, questions and answers, pearls, and relevant literature references that will effectively prepare you for virtually any exam on the subject. This comprehensive coverage spans everything from basic principles through the latest diagnostic imaging techniques and equipment and technology. If your goal is to increase your knowledge of genitourinary imaging, you'll find this book to be an invaluable study partner.
This volume provides a comprehensive review and detailed description of surgical techniques for prostate cancer surgery. All aspects are covered, including surgical anatomy and methods of transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsies, step-by-step approach techniques for radical prostatectomy, and the latest data on outcomes. Furthermore, limitations as well as tips and tricks are detailed in addition to management of common complications. Lastly, with the increasing use of ablative therapy and brachytherapy, the mechanism of action as well as the keys to obtaining optimal outcomes are illustrated. Surgical Techniques for Prostate Cancer is a concise and valuable resource to surgeons that documents the different approaches to prostate cancer surgery.
This volume provides the essential theory as well as practice for the study of urine and body fluids other than urine. It is a concise compendium of information both of a practical as well as a clinical resource for understanding conditions of patients with whom the laboratory analyst has contact. It informs the reader not only of the how to perform certain tests but also of the why these tests are clinically important and therefore helps in obtaining the best clinical data possible.
With mesh surgery for prolapse sometimes proving problematic, there has been a resurgence of professional medical interest in more traditional methods for the management of prolapse and of stress urinary incontinence. This concise guide to the practical aspects of pessary use will be of interest to all gynecologists involved in the clinical management of the patient with these problems. Contents: Historical review * Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse * Incontinence pessaries * Pessary fitting * Pessary care * Outcomes of pessary use * Current clinical studies on vaginal pessaries Cover image of vaginal pessaries (c) 2019 Rick Hicaro, Jr., Chicago, IL 60647, USA
The aim of this book is to provide a selection of representative MCQs together with a detailed explanation of each answer covering the topic in depth. Each chapter has been written by experienced Urological surgeons who have already been successful in passing the examination. In addition to the FRCS(Urol) examination MCQs form the basis of equivalent postgraduate Urological examinations internationally and the scope of this book will be an invaluable addition to individuals sitting the FEBU and similar exams in the USA, Australia and Asian countries. Established consultants may also find the text useful as a 'refresher' in areas outside their subspecialist interest.
Written by over 250 of the world's leading urologists and uro-oncologists from the USA, Canada, UK, Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands and Singapore, who tackle prostate cancer on a daily basis, this comprehensive and fully up-to-date illustrated text reference covers the etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, management and treatment of early and advanced prostate cancer.
This book aims to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of male stress urinary incontinence that will serve as a useful tool and reference for urologists, andrologists, physiotherapists, general practitioners, and nurses. Detailed information is provided on diagnostic workup, including clinical assessment and the role of urodynamic evaluations and other instrumental examinations, and on the full range of potential treatments, from conservative and pharmacological interventions to surgical options. In addition to careful descriptions of the surgical procedures themselves, clear advice is given on the management of iatrogenic complications of incontinence surgery. Helpful treatment algorithms and recommendations offer further practical support. Relevant background knowledge is provided in expert reviews of topics such as the functional anatomy of the male pelvis and the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and classification of male urinary incontinence.
A host of new technologies, techniques, and medical regimens have been introduced over the past 30 years for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of urinary calculi. These range from novel imaging procedures and medical expulsive therapy to interventional treatment options. The contemporary urologist should be familiar with and adept at implementing these new concepts and techniques. "Clinical Management of Urolithiasis" will serve as a practical guide to every clinically relevant aspect of urolithiasis and its treatment, both surgical and medical. In addition to providing up-to-date evidence-based recommendations regarding stone management, the book reflects the real-life experience of well-known international experts. Each chapter includes tables and algorithms that allow the reader easily to check the requirements for specific procedures and to translate them into clinical practice. "
This volume covers classic and modern cell and molecular biology of prostate cancer, as well as novel biomarkers, inflammation, centrosome pathologies, microRNAs, cancer initiation novel biomarkers, inflammation, centrosome pathologies, microRNAs, cancer initiation and genetics, epigenetics, mitochondrial dysfunctions and apoptosis, cancer stem cells, angiogenesis and progression to metastasis, and treatment strategies including clinical trials related to prostate cancer. Cell & Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer is one of two companion books comprehensively addressing the biology and clinical aspects of prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer: Molecular & Diagnostic Imaging and Treatment Stategies, the companion volume, discusses both classic and the most recent imaging approaches including analysis of needle biopsies, applications of nanoparticle probes and peptide-based radiopharmaceuticals for detection, early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Taken together, these volumes form one comprehensive and invaluable contribution to the literature.
Urodynamics is the investigation of the function of the lower urinary tract - the bladder and urethra - using physical measurements, such as urine pressure and flow rate as well as clinical assessment (netdoctor). This book is a concise guide to urodynamics (UDS) for trainee urologists. Beginning with an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the lower urinary tract, the next section discusses clinical assessment which begins with a medical history and examination - which may reveal abnormalities within the lower abdomen or pelvis that are contributing to the lower urinary tract symptoms. The patient is then given a urination (voiding) diary to be kept for three days, to document their fluid intake and output, including episodes of incontinence (netdoctor). Each of the following chapters examines a different UDS test and its interpretation. The final sections describe representative clinical cases, and reporting on urodynamics. Key points Concise guide to urodynamics (UDS) for trainee urologists Detailed coverage of clinical assessment and different UDS tests Includes chapter on representative clinical cases Features more than 75 images and illustrations
Urology is one of the most rapidly advancing specialties of medicine and this book is a concise guide to the medical management of urologic disorders. Divided into two sections, each chapter examines the use of drug therapy to treat different urological conditions. Section 1 covers benign urological diseases including erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence and prostate enlargement. Section 2 covers the medical treatment of urological cancer, including renal, bladder, prostate, testicular, and Wilm's Tumour. This concise guide also provides trainees with a quick reference to drug choice, dosing and complications. Normal values of laboratory tests of urological interest are included in the appendix. Key points Concise guide to medical management of urological disorders Covers benign conditions and urological cancers Quick reference on drug choice, dosing and complications Includes summary of normal values of laboratory tests
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Despite the development of penicillin and other treatments, the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) worldwide continues to rise. In Genital and Perianal Diseases, A Colour Handbook, the authors discuss the diagnosis and treatment of the main cutaneous conditions of the anogenital region, with a special focus on those diseases considered to be sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Through succinct text and more than 240 top-quality illustrations, this volume combines the advantages of an atlas and a concise textbook. This work is of value to a wide range of health professionals including dermatologists, infectious and venereal disease specialists, urologists, gynecologists, emergency physicians, nurse practitioners, general practitioners, and pediatricians.
"Retroperitoneal Robotic Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery"provides urologists an easy way to learn the extraperitoneal alternative when performing laparoscopic or robot assisted procedures. There are significant technical differences between intra-peritoneal and retroperitoneal surgery. There are occasions, particularly with a history of prior intra-abdominal surgeries, when the retroperitoneal route is not only less invasive, but provides an efficient and effective way of performing the operation.
This book provides a step-by-step guide of all extraperitoneal laparoscopic and robot assisted procedures. All chapters include an abstract and a conclusion, and the body of each chapter consists of indication and contraindication, preoperative preparation, operative steps, post operative management, and complications.
""Retroperitoneal Robotic Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery ""supports novices in making the transition from open extraperitoneal to laparoscopic or robotic extraperitoneal procedures. This book also assists the intermediate and advanced laparoscopist to further expand their skills working in the extraperitoneal space.
This book is a comprehensive guide to the management of female urinary incontinence, for gynaecologists and urologists. Beginning with an introduction to anatomy, physiology and imaging, the following sections cover the diagnosis and management of different types of urinary incontinence. Management techniques include conventional, laparoscopic and sling surgeries, describing in detail, the criteria for selecting the right procedure, accurate operative techniques, complications and outcomes. Written by internationally recognised experts, the book includes more than 160 images, diagrams and tables to enhance learning. Key points Comprehensive guide to management of female urinary incontinence Covers conventional, laparoscopic and sling surgeries Internationally recognised author and editor team Includes more than 160 images, diagrams and tables
Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging provides a comprehensive reference for health care providers of children and adolescents with urologic conditions. This is the first book in which each chapter is written collaboratively by at least one author from each specialty. This unique approach melds the expertise of each specialist and offers it to the reader in a manner aimed at reinforcing the integration of clinical information to radiologic imaging. The book is arranged into two sections allowing for easy access to the information. The first section covers the principles of each radiologic modality as well as radiation safety and the history of uroradiology. The second section integrates the lessons of the first section into specific urologic conditions arranged anatomically and includes additional unique conditions. Pediatric and Adolescent Urologic Imaging is a key reference for pediatric urologists and radiologists as well as primary care providers, general urologists and radiologists, fellows, residents, medical students, and mid-level providers.
Take Control of Your Interstitial Cystitis Treatment with this Comprehensive Guide! Interstitial cystitis (IC), also called painful bladder syndrome, is a complex bladder pain condition that can be confusing, frustrating, and debilitating. Successful treatment requires a multidisciplinary approach that often features a combination of medication, physical therapy, dietary and lifestyle changes, alternative medicine, and more. The Interstitial Cystitis Solution has all the information you need, all in one place. It provides scientific reviews and evaluations of potential treatments, along with a helpful treatment plan tailored to your specific symptoms and lifestyle. The information is presented in an accessible way, with real-life examples from the author, who has treated hundreds of patients who have found relief from their symptoms with the holistic treatment plan outlined in this book. This comprehensive guide allows you to take control of your healing and will restore sanity to the insane world of conflicting diagnoses, treatments, and advice.
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