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Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy : Current Clinical Urology - Kevin T. McVary

Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Current Clinical Urology

By: Kevin T. McVary (Editor)

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Published: 25th November 2003
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A concise, up-to-date review of the many new therapies available for the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). The authors concisely evaluate the latest minimally invasive therapies, as well as time-tested surgical treatments, and review the medical therapies for BPH, namely a-adrenergic antagonists, 5-a reductase inhibitors, and their therapeutic combinations. Additional chapters examine the pathophysiology and natural history of BPH, its epidemiology, and the urodynamic evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms. A perfect reference source for the practicing urologist seeking sound guidance on the best approach to his patients.

"This is a high quality, comprehensive review of BPH management. The book covers the major aspects of managing a patient with BPH including a thorough discussion of pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, and medical/surgical/procedural intervention. The evaluation and pathophysiology chapters are handled quite well as are the minimally invasive therapies. This type of review, particularly if followed by updated editions, would greatly assist practicing urologists in providing a practical review of the topic and in staying on the cutting edge in treating patients with BPH. "-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal

Prefacep. v
CD-ROM Instructionsp. vi
List of Contributorsp. ix
Prostate Anatomy and Causative Theories, Pathophysiology, and Natural History of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasiap. 1
The Definition of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Epidemiology and Prevalencep. 21
Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Postobstructive Diuresisp. 35
Urodynamics and the Evaluation of Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptomsp. 47
[alpha]-Adrenergic Antagonists in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy-Associated Lower Urinary Tract Symptomsp. 61
5[alpha]-Reductase Inhibitorsp. 79
Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostatep. 97
Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapyp. 109
Transurethral Incision of the Prostatep. 125
Interstitial Laser Coagulation and High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasiap. 141
Transurethral Resection of the Prostatep. 163
Transurethral Vaporization of the Prostatep. 195
Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with Ethanol Injections, Water-Induced Thermotherapy, and Prostatic Urethral Luminal Stentsp. 211
Suprapubic Transvesical Prostatectomy and Simple Perineal Prostatectomy for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasiap. 221
Indexp. 263
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ISBN: 9781588291554
ISBN-10: 1588291553
Series: Current Clinical Urology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 269
Published: 25th November 2003
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.64