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Prostate Biopsy : Indications, Techniques, and Complications

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Prostate biopsy is now one of the most common procedures performed by urologists. This book presents all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer, including risk factor assessment, indications for biopsy, techniques, complications, and emerging technologies in the science. It also covers such important topics in prostate biopsy as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques. The book's contributors include those who have defined the science of prostate cancer diagnosis and continue to improve upon it. These internationally acclaimed specialists provide their expert opinions on all topics related to prostate cancer diagnosis.show more

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  • Hardback | 340 pages
  • 160 x 238 x 20mm | 780.17g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 77 black & white illustrations, 13 black & white tables, biography
  • 158829790X
  • 9781588297907

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From the reviews: "20 chapters in this book read as independent articles that delve into many of the most recent discoveries and controversies surrounding prostate cancer diagnosis. ... It presents a good overview of different variations on the PSA blood test and describes the key elements of prostate biopsy. This is a valuable resource for scientists/clinicians who are dedicated to working in the area of prostate cancer diagnosis. ... The chapters provide excellent discussions of their topics and the book is an excellent resource for readers ... ." (Ethan J Halpern, Doody's Review Service, August, 2008)show more

About J. Stephen Jones

Steven Jones, MD, is the Vice Chairman of hte Glickman Urological Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, one of the foremost departments of urology in the world. He is an expert in many aspects of urological science and medicine and has assembled the greatest international team to address the questions surrounding prostate biopsy.show more

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Advances in prostate biopsy have made major complications uncommon and prostate biopsy is now one of the most common procedures performed by urologists. In Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications, all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer, including risk factor assessment, indications for biopsy, techniques, complications, and emerging technologies in the science are presented. Topics of great importance in the field of prostate biopsy such as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques are addressed Internationally acclaimed specialists provide their expert opinions on all topics related to prostate cancer diagnosis. Browsing the list of authors involves recognition of those who have defined the science of prostate cancer diagnosis and those who continue to improve it on an ongoing basis. Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications provides today s most comprehensive and state of the art material written about prostate biopsy. "show more

Table of contents

1) Defining the Problem 2) WHAT EVERY PATIENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER BEFORE HE SUBMITS TO BIOPSY OF HIS PROSTATE Authors: Thomas A. Stamey, MD*, Rosalie Nolley, MD and Dorothea Torti, MD - Stanford University Medical Center - S287, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford CA 94305 - tstamey@stanford.edu and tinyn@stanford.edu 3) PSA AND PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING Authors: Stacy Loeb, MD - Department of Urology, Georgetown University, 3800 Reservoir Rd, 4th floor PHC bldg., Washington DC 20007 Misop Han, MD and William J. Catalona, MD* - Department of Urology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N. St. Clair Suite 20-15, Chicago IL 60611 - wcatalona@nmff.org, wcataona@nmff.org, and stacyloeb@gmail.com 4) THE ROLE OF COMPLEXED PSA (cPSA) IN PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING Authors: Matthew E. Nielsen, MD* and Alan W. Partin, MD, PhD* - Brady Urological Institute, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Marburg 143, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD 21287 - apartin@jhmi.edu and nielsen@jhmi.edu 5) NEWLY RECOGNIZED FORMS OF PSA AND EMERGING MOLECULAR MARKERS Authors: Eduardo I. Canto, MD and Kevin M. Slawin, MD* - Antilles Research Institute, San Juan, PR and Baylor Prostate Center, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine - 6560 Fannin Street Suite 2100, Houston TX 77030 - kslawin@bcm.tmc.edu and ecanto@bcm.tmc.edu 6) THE ROLE OF PSA VELOCITY IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER Author: H. Ballentine Carter, MD* - James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, John Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore MD 21287 - hcarter@jhmi.edu 7) PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING: NAVIGATING THE CONTROVERSY Authors: Timothy C. Brand, MD* and Ian M. Thompson, MD -Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Mail Code 7845, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio TX 78229 - thompsoni@uthscsa.edu, thompsoni@uthscsa.edu and brandt2@uthscsa.edu Chapter Titles/Authors 4/27/2007 Page 2 of 3 8) PROSTATE CANCER NOMOGRAMS AND HOW THEY MEASURE UP TO NEURAL NETWORKS Authors: Pierre I. Karakiewicz, MD - Cancer Prognostics and Health Outcomes Unit, University of Montreal Health Center, Montreal Quebec, Canada - and Michael W. Kattan, PhD* - Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue Wb-4, Cleveland OH 44195 - kattanm@ccf.org and pierre.karakiewicz@montreal.ca 9) PREPARATION FOR PROSTATE BIOPSY Authors: Alan M. Nieder, MD and Mark S. Soloway, MD* - Department of Urology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016960 (M814), Miami FL 33101 - msoloway@med.miami.edu and anieder@med.miami.edu 10) PRINCIPLES OF PROSTATE ULTRASOUND Author: Martha K. Terris, MD - Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street BA-8414, Augusta GA 30912 - mterris@mcg.edu 11) MINIMIZING PAIN AND OPTIMIZING PATIENT EXPERIENCE DURING PROSTATE BIOPSY Author: J. Stephen Jones, MD, FACS* - Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue A100, Cleveland OH 44195 - joness7@ccf.org 12) PROSTATE BIOPSY TECHNIQUES Author: Katsuto Shinohara, MD* - Department of Urology and Mt. Zion, / Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street A634, San Francisco CA 94143 - kshinohara@urol.ucsf.edu 13) BIOPSY STRATEGIES - HOW MANY AND WHERE? Author: Joseph C. Presti, Jr., MD* - Stanford University School of Medicine, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive Rm 2217, Stanford Cancershow more

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From the reviews: "20 chapters in this book read as independent articles that delve into many of the most recent discoveries and controversies surrounding prostate cancer diagnosis. ... It presents a good overview of different variations on the PSA blood test and describes the key elements of prostate biopsy. This is a valuable resource for scientists/clinicians who are dedicated to working in the area of prostate cancer diagnosis. ... The chapters provide excellent discussions of their topics and the book is an excellent resource for readers ... ." (Ethan J Halpern, Doody's Review Service, August, 2008)show more

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