Lecture Notes: Urology

Lecture Notes: Urology

Paperback Lecture Notes (Blackwell Publishing)

By (author) Amir Kaisary, By (author) John P. Blandy

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 242mm x 18mm | 599g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 1405122706
  • ISBN 13: 9781405122702
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 318,766

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Lecture Notes: Urology is a best-selling concise introduction to urology, presenting the essential core knowledge for medical students and junior doctors. It emphasises clinical presentations and diagnostic problem-solving, providing an integrated approach to understanding the renal system and urinary tract. This new edition has been fully revised and re-written with a new format, design and artwork, and now includes a section on interstitial brachytherapy for early prostate cancer and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, coverage of imaging and surgical techniques, and a self-assessment section of MCQs. It explains all the important aspects of urology in a simple, clearly written and concise way, with a comprehensive overview of normal structure and function, and guidance on the specifics of history and examination relevant to this body system. It systematically covers the pathology of the diseases which affect normal function, explaining the principles of treatment and management. Lecture Notes: Urology will prove invaluable as a well-balanced introduction to urology and a rapid revision guide for final exams for junior doctors, medical students and allied health professionals. Reviews of the previous edition "...this work provides a highly comprehensive and approachable guide to urology." British Journal of Surgery "...there is much to recommend in this book for undergraduates and there is no doubt that it will be widely read by medical students." British Journal of Urology "A very comprehensive and detailed account of urology for medical students. Good diagrams, well thought out presentation and style and a layout very friendly to the reader." Cambridge Medicine Titles of related interest The Renal System at a Glance, Third Edition O'Callaghan September 2009 9781405184724 Nephrology: Clinical Cases Uncovered Clatworthy Forthcoming 9781405189903

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Professor John Blandy was, until his retirement, Professor of Urology and Consultant Urologist at the University of London at the London Hospital Medical College. Mr Amir Kaisary - Consultant Urological Surgeon at The Royal Free Hospital, London.

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5th Edition Reviews: "...John Blandy is a good writer and manages to convey a lot of clinical information in a language that is refreshing from the typical medical text... cheap and cheerful - makes Urology sound quite fun." (The Student Magazine for Medics & Dentists at Barts & The Royal London) "...this work provides a highly comprehensive and approachable guide to Urology." (British Journal of Surgery) "...the author's simple style makes this an easy way to begin to understand the Urologists' trade." (Hospital Doctor) "...there is much to recommend in this book for undergraduates and there is no doubt that it will be widely read by medical students." (British Journal of Urology) "A very comprehensive and detailed account of Urology for medical students. Good diagrams, well thought out presentation and style and a layout very friendly to the reader." (Cambridge Medicine) "Overall, this new edition is well written and well illustrated. It will certainly become a standard text for senior students and pre-registration house officers attached to a Urology Unit." (British Journal of Surgery)

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Further reading. 1 History and examination. 2 Investigations. 3 The kidney: structure and function. 4 The kidney: congenital disorders. 5 The kidney: trauma. 6 The kidney: inflammation. 7 Urinary calculi. 8 Neoplasms of the kidney. 9 Vascular disorders of the kidney and hypertension. 10 The adrenal gland. 11 Renal failure. 12 The renal pelvis and ureter. 13 The bladder: structure and function. 14 The bladder: congenital abnormalities and trauma. 15 Urinary tract infection. 16 Bladder cancer. 17 The bladder: disorders of micturition. 18 The prostate gland: benign disorders. 19 Prostate cancer. 20 The urethra. 21 The penis. 22 The testicle. 23 Male fertility. 24 Minimally invasive urology: laparoscopy and robotics Self-assessment MCQs. Answers. Glossary. Index.