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Advanced Endourology : The Complete Clinical Guide

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Leading national and international urologists in the field of endourology describe standard and advanced endoscopic procedures for treating upper-tract pathology. The authors provide step-by-step instructions for the latest endoscopic procedures, ranging from upper urinary tract calculi and strictures to urothelial cancer. Advanced Endourology: The Complete Clinical Guide offers practicing urologists and urology residents not only a comprehensive, illustrated guide to endourological techniques-particularly the more advanced procedures-but also a practical means to expand the range and scope of the procedures they perform.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 357 pages
  • 186 x 260 x 26mm | 1,102.24g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2006.
  • biography
  • 1588294463
  • 9781588294463

Review quote

From the reviews: "...an excellent resource for general urologists and dedicated endourologists. It is currently the most comprehensive book on this subject available."-Weighted Numerical Score: 100 - 5 Stars!-Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal "...a good book for those trainees who wish to specialise in endourology and it would be a useful addition to any urology department library." -The Surgeon "This book ... provides very much an American view of endourology. Each chapter ... is very well referenced and covers world-wide opinion, which gives an international flavour to the text. ... It is helpful and practical both for the everyday urologist and the endourological surgeon. It is also essential reading for residents who are working for their board or final fellowship exams. ... The book is an excellent purchase for anyone about to sit the viva ... ." (Chris Chilton, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, Vol. 89, 2007) "This book represents an advanced course for all urologists since even generally simple procedures may become complex and unpredictable. For more complicated procedures usually only performed by urologists specialized in this field, an illustrated guide providing tips and tricks from recognized experts is also very worthwhile. ... The authors, recognized all over the world for their expertise in endourology, must be congratulated with this helpful publication." (European Urology Today, December, 2005)show more

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Although most clinical urologists use various basic endourological techniques in their practices, the complex upper tract pathology and anatomy often requires more advanced endoscopic skills and instrumentation. In Advanced Endourology: The Complete Clinical Guide, leading national and international urologists in the field of endourology describe standard and advanced endoscopic procedures for treating upper tract pathology. The authors provide step-by-step instructions for the latest endoscopic procedures, ranging from upper urinary tract calculi and strictures to urothelial cancer. Authoritative and highly instructive, Advanced Endourology: The Complete Clinical Guide offers active urologists and urology residents not only a comprehensive, illustrated guide to endourological procedures-particularly the more advanced techniques-but also a practical means to expand the range and scope of the procedures they perform.show more

Table of contents

Part I. Diagnosis and Instrumentation Endoscopic Imaging and Instrumentation David S. Chou and Elspeth M. McDougall Access, Stents, and Urinary Drainage Ben H. Chew and John D. Denstedt Percutaneous Access to the Urinary Tract Samuel C. Kim and James E. Lingeman Lateralizing Essential Hematuria Murali K. Ankem and Stephen Y. Nakada Diagnosis and Surveillance of Upper Tract Tumors Douglas W. Soderdahl and Michael D. Fabrizio Part II. Calculus Therapy Ureteroscopy David E. Rapp and Glenn S. Gerber Ureteropyeloscopy for Calculi Michael J. Conlin Percutaneous Stone Removal Louis Eichel and Ralph V. Clayman Calculus Therapy: Combined Approaches Veronique Tran, Ramakrishna Venkatesh, and Jaime Landman Part III. Incisional Therapy Antegrade Endopyelotomy Beng Jit Tan, Assaad El-Hakim, Benjamin R. Lee, and Arthur D. Smith Retrograde Endopyelotomy W. Patrick Springhart and Glenn M. Preminger Percutaneous Endopyeloplasty David S. Sharp, Mihir M. Desai, Mahesh R. Desai, and Inderbir S. Gill Endoureterotomy Khaled S. Hafez and J. Stuart Wolf, Jr. Treatment of Caliceal Diverticula Edward D. Matsumoto and Margaret S. Pearle Part IV. Ablative Therapy Percutaneous Approach to Upper Urinary Tract Tumors Ioannis M. Varkarakis and Thomas W. Jarrett Ureteroscopic Treatment of Upper Tract Neoplasms Demetrius H. Bagley Part V. Complications of Endourology Complications of Percutaneous Approaches, Including Incisions Brian R. Matlaga, Ojas D. Shah, and Dean G. Assimos Complications of Ureteroscopic Approaches, Including Incisions Farjaad M. Siddiq and Raymond J. Leveillee Part VI. Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery Pediatric Endourology Christina Kim and Steven G. Docimo Indexshow more

Review Text

From the reviews: "...an excellent resource for general urologists and dedicated endourologists. It is currently the most comprehensive book on this subject available."-Weighted Numerical Score: 100 - 5 Stars!-Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal "...a good book for those trainees who wish to specialise in endourology and it would be a useful addition to any urology department library." -The Surgeon "This book ... provides very much an American view of endourology. Each chapter ... is very well referenced and covers world-wide opinion, which gives an international flavour to the text. ... It is helpful and practical both for the everyday urologist and the endourological surgeon. It is also essential reading for residents who are working for their board or final fellowship exams. ... The book is an excellent purchase for anyone about to sit the viva ... ." (Chris Chilton, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, Vol. 89, 2007) "This book represents an advanced course for all urologists since even generally simple procedures may become complex and unpredictable. For more complicated procedures usually only performed by urologists specialized in this field, an illustrated guide providing tips and tricks from recognized experts is also very worthwhile. ... The authors, recognized all over the world for their expertise in endourology, must be congratulated with this helpful publication." (European Urology Today, December, 2005)show more