This book fulfils the need for a general urology text primarily urologists in training. It has a novel format by having a clinical chapter always preceded by a scientific foundation chapter. The scientific chapter is geared toward answering questions for boards and understanding pathophysiology, is concise and relevant. The clinical chapter is written around evidence-based medicine and in "how-to" format with algorithms, with reference to AUA & EAU guidelines, well illustrated, and accompanied by a DVD with videos.
From the reviews:
"This book not only brings readers up to date on cutting-edge technologies and scientific principles, it is also a well-balanced discussion of clinical outcomes. ... Healthcare providers involved in the delivery of care to urological patients with benign or malignant disease will thoroughly appreciate this book. ... The authors have compiled a comprehensive book that is a great reference on urological diagnostic and surgical tools, methods, and techniques, and the ongoing research of upcoming technologies." (Jaspreet Singh, Doody's Review Service, January, 2012)
Part I. Basic Sciences of Urology.- Embryology for Urologists.- Gross and Laparoscopic Anatomy of the Upper Urinary Tract and Retroperitoneum.- Gross and Laparoscopic Anatomy of the Lower Urinary Tract and Pelvis.- Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System.- Imaging of the Upper Tracts.- Principals of Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections and Antimicrobials.- An Overview of Renal Physiology.- Ureteral Physiology and Pharmacology.- Physiology and Pharmacology of the Bladder.- Pharmacology of sexual function.- Metabolic Evaluation and Medical Management of Stone Disease.- Molecular Biology for Urologists.- Chemotherapeutic Agents for Urologic Oncology.- Tumor and Transplant Immunology.- Pathophysiology of Renal Obstruction.- Pathophysiology of Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction.- Urologic Endocrinology.- Physiology and Pharmacology of the Prostate.- Wound Healing and Principles of Plastic Surgery.- Overview on the evaluation of lower urinary tract dysfunction.- Urologic Instrumentation: Endoscopes and Lasers.- Part II. Clinical Urologic Practice.- Prostatitis and Male Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome.- Disorders of Scrotal Contents: Orchitis, Epididymitis, Testicular Torsion, Torsion of the Appendages, and Fournier's Gangrene.- Non-Bacterial Infections of the Genitourinary Tract.- Sexually Transmitted Infections.- Hematuria: Evaluation and Management.- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).- Practical Guidelines for the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie's Disease.- Premature Ejaculation.- The Role of Interventional Management for Urinary Tract Calculi.- Current Concepts of Anterior Urethral Pathology: Management and Future Directions.- Urinary Incontinence.- Neurogenic Bladder.- Pelvic Prolapse.- Urinary Tract Fistula.- Urologic Trauma.- Bladder Cancer.- Prostate Cancer.- Management of Testis Cancer.- Index.
Series: Springer Specialist Surgery Series
Number Of Pages: 569
Published: 31st May 2011
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 19.3
Weight (kg): 1.42