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Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Urology & urogenital medicine

Clinical Pathology of Urological Tumours (Hardcover): Gregor Mikuz Clinical Pathology of Urological Tumours (Hardcover)
Gregor Mikuz
R3,899 Discovery Miles 38 990 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With increasing emphasis on the early diagnosis and management of urologic tumours, it is imperative that the practising urologist comprehend the relevance of the morphology for the clinical diagnostic and therapy. Moreover, the clinician should be fully informed of the importance of modern morphological methods for the diagnosis and management of urological tumours. Not only is this highly illustrated text a necessary adjunct in the attending urologist's armamentarium, it will also satisfy the needs of residents in pathology or even of pathologists, who are not daily faced with urological tumours. The structure of the chapters follows a uniform schema: short introduction with the definition of the tumour/ tumours, clinical history epidemiology, aetiology, gross morphology, microscopy, tumour genetics, importance of ancillary methods for the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, principles of grading and staging, morphological prognostic factors, and clinical course. The tables showcase the latest WHO histological classification of the tumours of the single organs, the integral (or complete) form of the latest TNM staging version, and the principles of the international accepted grading systems (kidney, bladder, prostate, penis ). A short chapter is devoted to handling procedures for surgical specimens and biopsies by clinicians.

Radical Prostatectomy - From Open to Robotic (Hardcover): Roger Kirby, Paolo Gontero, Joseph A Smith, Francesco Montorsi Radical Prostatectomy - From Open to Robotic (Hardcover)
Roger Kirby, Paolo Gontero, Joseph A Smith, Francesco Montorsi
R5,129 Discovery Miles 51 290 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Radical prostatectomy involves the surgical removal of the entire prostate gland and the seminal vesicles. Recently the open operation has been challenged by laparoscopic and robotic techniques. However, making the transition to this new technology is not an easy option. Avoiding surgical complications such as incontinence and ensuring continued erectile function following the procedure requires good surgical technique by whatever means. The editors and their distinguished team of contributors from around the world offer the reader their guidance based on personal experience and best surgical practice. Radical Prostatectomy is required reading for all those performing radical prostatectomy by open, laparoscopic or robotic techniques.

The Overactive Bladder - Evaluation and Management (Hardcover): Karl J. Kreder, Roger R Dmochowski The Overactive Bladder - Evaluation and Management (Hardcover)
Karl J. Kreder, Roger R Dmochowski
R4,900 Discovery Miles 49 000 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Overactive bladder (OAB) affects millions of men and women daily. Given the symptoms of sleep loss, depression, and a lower quality of life than even those with diabetes mellitus, effective and beneficial treatment is a must for these people. Drs Kreder and Dmochowski, both recognized experts on voiding dysfunction and urodynamics, have assembled a distinguished team of experts from around the globe to share with the reader, whether qualified or in-training, their perspectives based both on best practice and personal experience in evaluating and managing the overactive bladder. This seminal work should guide the reader in daily practice.

Male Reproductive Dysfunction - Pathophysiology and Treatment (Hardcover): Fouad R. Kandeel Male Reproductive Dysfunction - Pathophysiology and Treatment (Hardcover)
Fouad R. Kandeel
R4,161 Discovery Miles 41 610 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The successful practice of reproductive medicine requires the coordinated efforts of many medical professionals. Male Reproductive Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment describes the most significant advances towards the improved overall understanding of male reproductive dysfunction and provides practical strategies for the assessment and management of these conditions. The book discusses normal anatomy and physiology of the male reproductive system. It examines psychological and social influences, and the pathophysiology that can affect the male reproductive system from infancy through adulthood. It provides clear guidelines and algorithms for the assessment of male hypogonadism and infertility, from relevant history and physical exam findings to the proper interpretation of laboratory results. The book examines imaging technology and the currently available treatment strategies for male hypogonadism and infertility. Additional topics include immunological factors, the preservation of fertility in males with cancer, and the treatment of men with spinal cord injury and other neurologically disabling diseases.

The Dementias - Early Diagnosis and Evaluation (Hardcover): Karl Herholz, Daniela Perani, Chris Morris The Dementias - Early Diagnosis and Evaluation (Hardcover)
Karl Herholz, Daniela Perani, Chris Morris
R4,107 Discovery Miles 41 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The only guide to focus primarily on current molecular methods of diagnosis and early stage evaluation, this reference presents the latest techniques and technologies for dementia identification and evaluation, including neuropathological strategies, neuropsychological tests, biomarkers, CT, MRI, functional MRI, PET, and SPECT. Offering practical care and examination guidelines, each chapter provides findings that are particularly relevant for the assessment of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, vascular dementia, and fronto-temporal dementia.

Textbook of Bladder Cancer (Hardcover, New): Seth P. Lerner, Mark Schoenberg, Cora Sternberg Textbook of Bladder Cancer (Hardcover, New)
Seth P. Lerner, Mark Schoenberg, Cora Sternberg
R13,176 Discovery Miles 131 760 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer of American men and the eighth most common cancer of American women, with sixty thousand new cases of the disease diagnosed each year in the US alone. Disease prevalence is high in western nations due to the predominance of the chronic relapsing form of cancer that occurs in these countries (USA prevalence estimated to be 600,000; NCI-SEER database), and this single fact makes bladder cancer one of the most expensive cancers to treat. expertise of an international community of experts in the area. All aspects of disease biology, diagnosis and treatment are addressed. Appropriate for scholars and students of medicine at all levels, it promises to become a key text in the field.

Practical Guide to Female Pelvic Medicine (Hardcover): Gamal M. Ghoniem, Willy Davila Practical Guide to Female Pelvic Medicine (Hardcover)
Gamal M. Ghoniem, Willy Davila
R3,858 Discovery Miles 38 580 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Pelvic floor disorders affect a large proportion of women worldwide. This book is a highly practical guide highlighting all the varying forms of such problems. Included are chapters on the pathophysiology of the female pelvic floor, the evaluation and diagnosis of problems, the practical management of symptoms, and the complications that can arise from surgical and medical treatment.

Urogenital Ultrasound - A Text Atlas (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Dennis L. Cochlin, Paul A. Dubbins, Barry B. Goldberg, Ethan... Urogenital Ultrasound - A Text Atlas (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Dennis L. Cochlin, Paul A. Dubbins, Barry B. Goldberg, Ethan J. Halpern
R6,674 Discovery Miles 66 740 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Providing a detailed coverage that is impossible in broader-based textbooks, "Urogenital Ultrasound, Second Edition", is a comprehensive study of genitourinary ultrasound that has been completely revised to keep up-to-date with this rapidly changing field. Reflecting the obviously visual nature of ultrasound imaging, "Urogenital Ultrasound, Second Edition" contains more than 1,000 images, including those from more technically advanced ultrasound machines than were in the first edition. Aiding the reader in recognizing various disease states and recommending effective therapeutic or surgical measures, this new edition also covers all recent developments, explained in a pragmatic style that is easily read and understood.

Brady Urology Manual (Hardcover): J. Kellogg Parsons, E. James Wright Brady Urology Manual (Hardcover)
J. Kellogg Parsons, E. James Wright
R2,477 Discovery Miles 24 770 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A dedicated guide to the basics of urology available in a handy, useable format. A straightforward presentation of practical knowledge and bedside skills. Written by residents and attending physicians at the world famous Brady Institute of Urology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital and marketed using the name of the Brady Institute of Urology. While comprehensive textbooks are essential to the practice of urology, equally important are readily accessible manuals that students, residents, trainees and even experienced urologists can carry with them in their pockets or on PDAs. Filling a gap in the market for a definitive pocket urology reference guide, this easy-to-use text covers the key topics in the field, with an emphasis on the straightforward presentation of practical knowledge and bedside skills. Written by residents and attending physicians at the world famous Brady Institute of Urology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, this is a much-needed, highly useful handbook for those in the field.

Prostatitis and Its Management - Concepts and Recommendations for Clinical Practice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Tommaso Cai,... Prostatitis and Its Management - Concepts and Recommendations for Clinical Practice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Tommaso Cai, Truls E. Bjerklund Johansen
R2,506 R2,042 Discovery Miles 20 420 Save R464 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the current and emerging management of prostatitis, from diagnosis to therapy. It addresses all clinical aspects of the prostatitis syndrome and equips the reader with all the information needed to offer a tailored therapy. Furthermore, clinical implications of the disease are analyzed and discussed, with particular attention to andrological complications (infertility) and the possible link between prostatitis and prostate cancer. Special consideration is also given to contemporary aspects of prostatitis management relating to antibiotic stewardship and elevated PSA, bearing in mind that thoughtless treatment of prostatitis represents malpractice and sometimes even a forensic issue. The final chapter comprising questions and answers will be valuable for quick consultation in everyday clinical practice. This book will be a truly practical guide for physicians involved in the diagnostic work-up and treatment of patients suspected of having prostatitis and will also serve as a ready source of information for all physicians who occasionally see prostatitis patients.

Basic and Advanced Techniques in Prostate Brachytherapy (Hardcover): Adam P. Dicker, Gregory Merrick, Leonard G. Gomella,... Basic and Advanced Techniques in Prostate Brachytherapy (Hardcover)
Adam P. Dicker, Gregory Merrick, Leonard G. Gomella, Richard K. Valicenti, Frank Waterman
R8,281 Discovery Miles 82 810 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


Contents:
1. Introduction 2. Ultrasound Principles and Anatomy of the Prostate 3. Effect of Radiology on Prostate Histopathology and Assessment of Residual Cancer 4. What Should You Ask Your Pathologist When Contemplating Minimally Invasive Therapy 5. Detailed Mapping of Prostate Carcinoma Foci: Implications for Prostate Brachytherapy 6. Treatment Decisions: Surgery vs. Brachtherapy a Urologist's Perspective 7. Treatment Decisions: a Patient's Perspective on Prostate Brachytherapy 8. Principles of Prostate Brachytherapy Isotope Decisions 9. Use of Artificial Neural Networks in the Clinical Staging of Prostate Cancer: Implications for Prostate Brachytherapy 10. What Do Whole Mount Radical Prostatectomy Specimens Teach Us About Extracapsular Disease. Implications for Prostate Brachytherapy 11. Can Permanent Implants Address Extracapsular Disease, Can Extraprostatic Extension be Treated by Prostate Brachytherapy? An Analysis Based on Postimplant Dosimetry 12. Evaluating the Role of Neoadjuvant Deprivation for Patients Undergoing Prostate Brachytherapy 13. Impact of Hormonal Therapy on Pubic Arch Interference 14. Pre Implantation Urologic Considerations 15. Selection of Equipment for Prostate Brachytherapy 16. Advances Beyond Biplanar Ultrasound for Permanent Prostate Implants 17. What to Look for When Choosing Treatment Planning Software for Prostate Brachytherapy 18. A Comprehensive Review of Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy: Defining an Optimal Technique 19. Planning an Implant: Preplanning Versus Intraoperative Planning 20. Point Kernels and Superposition Methods for Scatter Dose Calculations in Brachytherapy 21. Treatment Planning for High Dose-rate Prostate Brachytherapy 22. High Dose-rate Afterloading Iridium-192 Prostate Brachytherapy 23. Use of Conformal High-dose Rate Brachytherapy for Management of Patients with Prostate Cancer: Optimizing Dose Escalation 24. The Role of High Dose Rate Prostate Brachytherapy in the Management of Prostate Cancer, Treatment Planning and Results from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 25. Modified Uniform Seed Loading for Prostate Brachytherapy: Rationale, Design and Evaluation 26. Treatment Planning and the Seattle Prostate Institute Approach to Treatment Planning for Permanent Implants. 27. Surgical Tips: Improving Ultrasound Imaging During Interstitial Implant 28. Intraoperative Technique 29. Intraoperative Technique Using Pd-103 30. Intraoperative Technique with Biplane Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guidance for Optimal Seed Placement 31. Performing a Prostate Implant Under Local Anaesthesia 32. A Prospective Multi-center Study of Transperineal Prostatic Block for Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA) of the Prostate 33. Improvement of Transperineal Implant Dosimetry by Intraoperative Cystoscopic Confirmation of Prostate Anatomy Nursing Management of Prostate Brachytherapy Patients 34. Management of Patients Receiving Transperineal Palladium-103 Prostate Implants 35. Prevention of Perineal Hematoma Using the Perineal Pressure Application Device (PPAD) After Prostate Brachytherapy 36. The Role of a Needle Manipulator/ruler in 1125/Pd 103 Preloaded Needle Implants of the Prostate 37. Defining a Quality Prostate Implant 38. Options for a Suboptimal Permanent Prostate Implant 39. Long-term Results. Radiation Oncologist's Perspective 40. Biochemical Outcome After Radical Prostatectomy, External Beam Radiotherapy or 125I Prostate Brachytherapy for Low and Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer Patients 41. Acute and Chronic Toxicity After IMRT/HDR for Patients S/P TURP, Large Glands, High IPS Scores: Patient Selection, OR Technique, Treatment Planning, Inpatient Management, Catheter Movement and QOL Assessment Long-term Results. A Urologist's Perspective 42. The Intermediate Risk Disease Patient: Is There an Advantage for External Beam Radiotherapy and Implant? 43. Experimental Evaluation of the Rtog Recommendation for Permanent Prostate Brachytherapy Implants 53. Dosimetric Analysis of Urinary Morbidity Following Prostate Brachytherapy (125i vs. 103pd) Combined with External Beam Radiation Therapy 54. Lessons from the Learning Curve Erectile Function Following Prostate Brachytherapy 55. Rectal Complications after Permanent Seed Implants Sexual Dysfunction after Permanent Implant 56. Management of Voiding Dysfunction Following Implantation 57. Transient Elevation of Serum Prostate

Female Urology, Urogynecology, and Voiding Dysfunction (Hardcover, New): Sandip P. Vasavada, Rodney A. Appell, Peter K. Sand,... Female Urology, Urogynecology, and Voiding Dysfunction (Hardcover, New)
Sandip P. Vasavada, Rodney A. Appell, Peter K. Sand, Shlomo Raz
R3,957 Discovery Miles 39 570 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Extensively illustrated for clear navigation and understanding of anatomical sites, surgical techniques, and reconstructive procedures, this reference studies the surgical and non-surgical evaluation and management of various disorders affecting female urinary and pelvic health. Exploring a topic of increasing importance, this guide: * provides detailed instruction on the preparation and performance of various surgical procedures * contains practical approaches and techniques for all urologists and gynecologists involved in female pelvic health and reconstructive surgery * studies the anatomy of pelvic support, the epidemiology of urinary incontinence, and quality of life issues relating to incontinence. With valuable recommendations, guidelines, and best practices from over one hundred skilled authorities, this text provides expert guidance in the treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and other dysfunctions.

Oxford Handbook of Dialysis (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition): Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Anastasia Lawrence Oxford Handbook of Dialysis (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition)
Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Anastasia Lawrence
R404 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R31 (8%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is a comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of dialysis, the management of patients with end stage kidney disease, and all its complications. The fourth edition has been completely updated, and covers all aspects of dialysis from haemodialysis techniques and haemodiafitration, to the medical, nursing and psychosocial aspects of managing patients with end stage kidney failure. Renal transplantation, plasma exchange, palliative care, and drug dosing are discussed, along with end of life care, and complications of chronic kdney disease. This handbook is packed with practical guidance and management, presented in a compact and easy to use format. The Oxford Handbook of Dialysis is aimed at all health care professionals dealing with dialysis patients from nephrologists to dieticians, as well as pharmacists, nurses, and surgeons. There are specific chapters on nursing patients on haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and detailed nutrition and drug prescribing chapters. The fourth edition includes new sections on renal replacement therapies in acute kidney injury, home dialysis, new peritoneal dialysis fluids, new drugs including new epoietins and phosphate binders, updated sections on nocturnal dialysis, dialysis monitoring, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis, and sleep disorders. Easy to read, practical, and focussed, this handbook should have a home in every renal unit, dialysis centre, renal ward, and be close to hand for every nephrologist, renal trainee, or renal nurse.

Sperm Acrosome Biogenesis and Function During Fertilization (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016): Mariano G. Buffone Sperm Acrosome Biogenesis and Function During Fertilization (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)
Mariano G. Buffone
R3,399 R3,057 Discovery Miles 30 570 Save R342 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Over the last decades, acrosomal exocytosis (also called the "acrosome reaction") has been recognized as playing an essential role in fertilization. Secretion of this granule is an absolute requirement for physiological fertilization. In recent years, the study of mammalian acrosomal exocytosis has yielded some major advances that challenge the long-held, general paradigms in the field. Principally, the idea that sperm must be acrosome-intact to bind to the zona pellucida of unfertilized eggs, based largely on in vitro fertilization studies of mouse oocytes denuded of the cumulus oophorus, has been overturned by experiments using state-of-the-art imaging of cumulus-intact oocytes and fertilization experiments where eggs were reinseminated by acrosome-reacted sperm recovered from the perivitelline space of zygotes. From a molecular point of view, acrosome exocytosis is a synchronized and tightly regulated process mediated by molecular mechanisms that are homologous to those reported in neuroendocrinal cell secretions. The authors provide a broader perspective, focusing on a limited number of important topics that are essential for understanding the molecular mechanisms governing this step in the fertilization process. They also discuss molecular aspects such as the signaling pathways leading to exocytosis, including the participation of ion channels, lipids, the fusion machinery proteins and the actin cytoskeleton as well as cellular aspects such as the site of acrosomal exocytosis and the use of gene-manipulated animals to study this process.

Stenting the Urinary System (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Daniel Yachia, Peter J. Paterson Stenting the Urinary System (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Daniel Yachia, Peter J. Paterson
R8,967 Discovery Miles 89 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


Contents:
Preface I. Introduction 1. Urological Stents: Material, Mechanical and Functional Classification 2. Evaluating New Medical Technologies: Issues and Opportunities II. History of Stents 3. History of Ureteral and Urethral Stenting 4. The Double-J: Then and Now 5. History of Wallstent 6. From Prostakath to Memokath 7. History of UroCoil and ProstaCoil 8. History and Status of Bioabsorbable and Biodegradable Materials in Urology 9. Radiation Protection of Patients and Personnel During Urological Stenting III. Stent Materials 10. Characteristics of Materials Used in Implants: Metals 11. Characteristics of Materials Used in Implants: Polymers 12. Bioabsorbable Materials in Urology IV. Evaluation of Stents 13. Methods of Testing the Biocompatibility of Implantable Medical Devices 14. Elasticity of Radiopaque Ureteral Stents V. Infection and Encrustations on Stents 15. Surface Modification of Polymeric and Metal Stents Coming Into Contact with Blood or Urine 16. Encrustation and Microbial Adhesion on Stents: Current Understanding of Biofilm 17. Bacterial Adherence to Hydrophilic-coated Polymer Stents 18. Bacterial Adhesion to Biogradable Stents 19. Urinary Tract Infection in Patients with Urethral Stents 20. How to Prevent Encrustations on Metallic Stents VI. Ureteral Stents: Urological Diseases 21. Optimal Management of the Obstructed Kidney 22. Double-J (JJ) Stents Versus Nephrostomy Tube Drainage 23. Tricks for Stenting the Obstructed Ureter 24. Non-refluxing Ureteral Stents 25. Use of Pyelo-ureteral DD Stents in Children 26. Design Faults in Currently Available Ureteric Stents 27. Minimally Invasive Ureteric Stent Retrieval 28. Endo-urological Evaluation and Management of the 'Forgotten' Indwelling Ureteral Stent 29. UPJ Stenosis: Is Surgery Better Than the Endoscopic Approach? 30. Stenting After Antegrade and Retrograde Endopyelotomy 31. Stenting After Endopyelotomy in Children 32. ESWL: To Stent or Not To Stent? 33. Uretero-intestinal Stricture Stenting 34. Metallic Stents in the Management of Ureteric Obstruction 35. A Stent/Nephrostome for the Management of Post-renal Transplantation Complications. 36. Recanalization of Metal Ureteral Stents Obliterated by Proliferative Tissue 37. Patient Information About Ureteric Stents: Development of A Validated Booklet VII: Ureteral Stents: Non-urological Diseases 38. Temporary Ureteral Stenting for the Management of Symptomatic Hydronephrosis During Pregnancy 39. Stenting in Benign Gynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology 40. Endo-urological Management of Iatrogenic Ureteral Injuries 41. Reinforced Endo-ureteral Stent in Tumour-induced Hydronephrosis 42. Double-pigtail Stent with Radiopaque Removable Sheath 43. Use of Self-expanding Metal Stents in Ureteral Obstruction Due to Malignant Pelvic Disease VIII: Prostatic Stents in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 44. The Memokath Thermoexpandable Prostate Stent 45. Intra-urethral Catheter (IUC) in the Treatment of Prostatic Obstruction 46. Clinical and Cost Comparison of Long-term Catheterization and Memokath Prostatic Stenting 47. ProstaCoil in Non-surgical Management of BPH 48. Urolume Stents in the Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 49. Urolume Endoprosthesis as an Alternative Treatment of BPH in Inoperable Patients 50. Anatomical Limitations of the Prostatic Urethra in Using Cylindrical Stents 51. Is There a Role for Permanent Stents in the Treatment of BPH? 52. Temporary Prostatic Stenting Using the Barnes Stent 53. Role of Temporary Stents After Minimally Invasive Treatments for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 54. Use of Biodegradable Stents After Visual Laser Ablation of the Prostate IX. Prostatic Stents in Prostate Cancer 55. Relief of Bladder Outlet Obstruction Caused by Prostate Cancer Using a Long-term Intra-urethral Stent (ProstaCoil) 56. Permanent Prostatic Stent in the Management of Obstructive Prostate Cancer in High-risk Patients 57. External Irradiation for Prostate Cancer in Patients with Urethral Stents X. Stents in Urethral Strictures 58. Stenting After Urethral Surgery 59. Appropriate Stenting in Hypospadias Surgery 60. How Do Temporary Urethral Stents Work in Recurrent Urethral Strictures? 61. Long-term Results of Urolume Stents in Recurrent Urethral Strictures 62. Role of Permanent Stents in the Management of Complex Urethral Strictures 63. Treatment of Recurrent Anastomotic Stenoses After Radical Prostatectomy or Radical Cystoprostatectomy and Orthotopic Bladder Replacement with Temporary Stents 64. Histological Changes Associated with Stenting the Urinary Tract XI. Stents in Detrusor-Sphincter Dyssnergia 65. Memokath Stent in the Treatment of Detrusor External Sphincter Dyssynergia Following Spinal Cord Injury 66. Complications Related to Sphincter Stents Used for the Management of Detrusor-sphincter Dyssynergia XII. Vascular Stents 67. Metal Stents for the Treatment of Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease 68. Indications for Stent Placement in Haemodialysis Fistulas and Grafts 69. Stent Grafts in Endovascular Management of Iliofemoral Venous Occlusions Caused by Urologic Pelvic Malignancies XIII. The Future 70. Extra-anatomical Urinary Diversion 71. Polymeric Endoluminal Paving: local Endo-urological Polymer Systems for Support, Barrier Creation and Site-specific Drug Delivery

Robotic Urology (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2018): Hubert John, Peter Wiklund Robotic Urology (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2018)
Hubert John, Peter Wiklund
R4,357 R3,655 Discovery Miles 36 550 Save R702 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This updated edition offers guidance on the application of robotic surgery in urology. Each technique is described in detail, with careful explanation of the different surgical steps The book brings together leading robotic surgeons from around the world and utilises their knowledge once again to update and provide a manual that covers all the oncologic and reconstructive procedures in urologic surgery that are performed with robotic assistance This book serves as an ideal reference work for all urologists and should contribute in supporting new robotic teams

Ureters - Anatomy, Physiology & Disorders (Paperback): Richard A. Santucci, Mang Chen Ureters - Anatomy, Physiology & Disorders (Paperback)
Richard A. Santucci, Mang Chen
R2,047 Discovery Miles 20 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is a cumulative work that covers ureteral anatomy, physiology, and disorders. It aims to highlight the ureters by bringing together national and international experts in their respective fields to discuss ureteral pathology and management of ureteral disease. Chapters discussing ureteral trauma, injury, obstruction, stones, cancers, surgeries, and tissue engineering will enhance patient care and introduce us to the future of ureteral surgery. At the very least, this book will improve overall medical knowledge on these often ignored but vital urinary structures.

Diagnostic Imaging: Genitourinary (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Mitchell E. Tublin Diagnostic Imaging: Genitourinary (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Mitchell E. Tublin
R7,725 R5,936 Discovery Miles 59 360 Save R1,789 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A mainstay for radiology trainees and practitioners, Diagnostic Imaging: Genitourinary, Third Edition features an image-rich, reader-friendly format that outlines the role of imaging in diagnosing and managing diseases of the GU tract. Concise chapters and spectacular imaging examples combine to make this medical reference book an all-inclusive resource for every member of the radiology team. State-of-the-art imaging - such as CT urography, DECT, MR urography, and DWI MR - addresses the rapidly changing diagnostic algorithm used for evaluation of diseases of the genitourinary tract Presents approximately 2,500 superior images for a greater visual understanding, while bulleted text expedites reference and review Includes an expanded table of contents, updated chapters and references, and brand new illustrations that highlight the roles of MR and ultrasound for evaluating diseases of the GU tract Covers important hot topics such as prostate carcinoma staging and surveillance, adrenal adenoma work-up and relevance, staging and subclassification of renal cell carcinoma, and the role of DECT for renal stone characterization. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase that offers access to all of the text, figures, images, and references on a variety of devices

The Urinary Sphincter (Hardcover): Jacques Corcos The Urinary Sphincter (Hardcover)
Jacques Corcos
R4,926 Discovery Miles 49 260 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This up-to-the-minute reference provides comprehensive coverage of the male and female sphincteric mechanisms and their connection to the pelvic floor as well as upper and lower urinary tract function-emphasizing modern approaches to the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormalities including incontinence, hypertonicity, retention, dyssynergia, and the overactive sphincter. Highlights state-of-the-art clinical, urodynamic, electrophysiological, and imaging techniques such as ultrasonographic explorations of the female urethra! Detailing lifestyle interventions, physiotherapy, disposable devices, and pharmacological therapeutics, The Urinary Sphincter covers -observations in embryology and infancy that contribute to pathological phenomena in adults -genital prolapse in females -recent developments in the engineering and the mechanisms of action of artificial sphincters, stents, and slings, as well as surgery, injectible techniques, and various sling procedures -neuromodulation and neurostimulation of urethrovesical function -contemporary surgical approaches for coordinated bladder function -reports from the International Continence Society on the methodology, standardization of terminology, and complications related to urethrovesical function and dysfunction -and more! Furnishing practical algorithms and nearly 3000 useful references, tables, equations, photographs, and drawings, The Urinary Sphincter is an invaluable and authoritative source for urologists, gynecologists, neurologists, physiatrists, physiologists, pharmacologists, physiotherapists, and medical students in these disciplines.

Surgical Procedures for Core Urology Trainees (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Sanchia Goonewardene, Raj Persad Surgical Procedures for Core Urology Trainees (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Sanchia Goonewardene, Raj Persad
R3,747 R2,908 Discovery Miles 29 080 Save R839 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book aims to give junior urologists in training an idea of how to assemble equipment required for core urology procedures on a global level. This includes what to do pre-operatively, surgical indications and techniques, what to do post operatively, and complications that may occur. It can be daunting taking up a post as a surgical trainee despite supervision of seniors. This book will help in instilling competence and confidence in the trainee with step by step descriptions of key specialty procedures and their variations. Important practical clinical anatomy will be illustrated as well as an emphasis on safety.

Premature Ejaculation - From Etiology to Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2013 ed.): Emmanuele A. Jannini, Chris G. Mcmahon,... Premature Ejaculation - From Etiology to Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2013 ed.)
Emmanuele A. Jannini, Chris G. Mcmahon, Marcel D. Waldinger
R4,507 R3,472 Discovery Miles 34 720 Save R1,035 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Premature ejaculation (PE) is a common male sexual complaint, with a self-reported prevalence of 20 30% in observational studies. Over the past 10 20 years, our understanding of PE has evolved from the initial premise that it is a psychological disorder to the current recognition of an underlying biological and probably genetic predisposition in many cases. This new understanding has been accompanied by novel approaches to the assessment and treatment of patients with PE.

"Premature Ejaculation" is the first truly contemporary reference volume on the subject. It covers a broad range of aspects relevant to PE, including past and current definitions of the condition, the etiology of PE, its epidemiology, the impact of PE on both the patient and his partner, and the treatment of PE using pharmacotherapy and/or psychotherapy/cognitive behavioral therapy. The book is well illustrated and referenced, and the primary focus throughout is on evidence-based medicine.

This timely and authoritative volume will be of great value to sexual health physicians, andrologists, endocrinologists, urologists, psychiatrists, sexologists, psychologists, and other interested healthcare professionals."

Urinary Tract Infections - Molecular Pathogenesis and Clinical Management (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Matthew Mulvey, David... Urinary Tract Infections - Molecular Pathogenesis and Clinical Management (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Matthew Mulvey, David J. Klumpp, Ann Stapleton
R3,131 R2,809 Discovery Miles 28 090 Save R322 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

UTIs affect a large proportion of the world population and account for significant morbidity and high medical costs. This comprehensive and authoritative volume on infections of the urinary tract covers the range of the field, from molecular pathogenesis to the host response to clinical diagnosis and management.

CPT 2020 Express Reference Coding Card: Urology/Nephrology (Cards): American Medical Association CPT 2020 Express Reference Coding Card: Urology/Nephrology (Cards)
American Medical Association
R630 Discovery Miles 6 300 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Each double-sided, laminated CPT (R) 2020 Express Reference coding card is designed to facilitate quick, yet accurate CPT coding by supplying hundreds of the most commonly reported CPT codes per medical specialty. These easy-to-use reference cards allow health care providers and staff members to easily locate a desired code, which can then be referenced in the CPT codebook. A separate card lists all modifiers used with CPT and HCPCS codes.FEATURES AND BENEFITS AMA EXCLUSIVE! CPT medium descriptors, symbols, and official CPT guidelines included on the cards for each specialty Illustrations and tables from the CPT (R) 2020 Professional codebook - provide visual examples of anatomy, procedures and services discussed within the codes Formatted in code order under codebook sections and subsections - makes locating a code quick and easy for those familiar with the codebook Portability - cards fit easily into the codebook Durable - lamination creates a sturdy, tear-resistant resource suitable for daily use

Gay and Bisexual Men Living with Prostate Cancer - From Diagnosis to Recovery (Hardcover): Jane M. Ussher, Janette Perz, B. R.... Gay and Bisexual Men Living with Prostate Cancer - From Diagnosis to Recovery (Hardcover)
Jane M. Ussher, Janette Perz, B. R. Simon Rosser
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This book provides an overview of research and practice dealing with the specific needs of gay and bisexual men living with prostate cancer, as well as the special psychosocial needs of their partners. The intention is twofold: to provide insight into the unique experiences and concerns of gay or bisexual men living with prostate cancer in order to inform and assist future research, clinical practice and supportive care, and policy; and to ensure that the needs of gay and bisexual men are recognized and advanced on the mainstream prostate cancer agenda. Featuring both cutting-edge research and powerful portraits of gay and bisexual men living with prostate cancer, this book will be indispensable for health care, oncology, and mental health practitioners who seek to address their specific experiences and challenges.

The Kidney - A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Donna E. Hansel,... The Kidney - A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Donna E. Hansel, Christopher J. Kane, Gladell P. Paner, Sam S. Chang
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This volume provides a practical, comprehensive overview on benign and malignant disease of the adult kidney. The text addresses the topic of assessment and management of patients with surgical renal disease. Within this scope, it includes hereditary and spontaneous renal neoplasms, as well as non-neoplastic disease that manifests as a clinically relevant mass. The book is organized into chapters focusing on discrete disease entities and incorporating pathology, surgical management, oncologic therapy, radiologic findings, and molecular alterations. This text is designed to address relevant areas of clinical management of renal neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease across multiple specialties and levels of training. Written by experts in the field, The Kidney: A Comprehensive Guide to Pathologic Diagnosis and Management is a valuable resource on the diagnosis and management of patients with not only renal cell carcinoma, but also other renal processes that require surgical intervention.

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