Urinary Stone Disease

Urinary Stone Disease : The Practical Guide to Medical and Surgical Management

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This practical guide is a compendium of contemporary views on the development, treatment, and prevention of urinary stone disease. Emphasis is placed on utilizing current research to highlight areas of potential discovery and inspire novel approaches to easing the burden of urinary stone disease.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 694 pages
  • 184 x 256 x 34mm | 1,719.11g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007.
  • 43 Tables, black and white; XVI, 694 p. 145 illus., 3 illus. in color.
  • 1588292193
  • 9781588292193

Review quote

From the reviews: "... an excellent academic review of up-to-date knowledge about stone disease." (L.M. Nyberg, New England Journal of Medicine, April 2008) "The 694 pages of `Urinary stone disease' do cover all aspects of the problem. ... For residents in urology the reading allows to get acquainted quickly and thoroughly to knowledge he will need to build on during his urological career." (A. Verbaeys, Acta Chirurgica Belgica, December, 2007) "This book is involved in more than just the surgical management of stones ... . I found each chapter presented in a way that was rapidly accessible and complete, giving an up-to-date description of each condition that leads to stone formation and possible methods of medical management. I think that the editors are to be congratulated on presenting an excellent book, with an excellent list of authors, all experts in their respective fields. ... excellent book to established urologists as well as urologists-in-training." (John Fitzpatrick, British Journal of Urology International, Vol. 101, 2008)show more

Table of contents

BACKGROUND Chapter 1 Stone Nomenclature and History of Instrumentation for Urinary Stone Disease Chapter 2 Epidemiology and Incidence of Stone Disease Chapter 3 The Genetics of Stone Disease Chapter 4 Theories of Stone Formation Chapter 5 Structure and Compositional Analysis of Kidney Stones METABOLISM Chapter 6 Calcium Chapter 7 Oxalate Chapter 8 Renal Acid-Base Balance and Renal Tubular Acidosis Chapter 9 Urinary Stone Inhibitors: Citrate and Magnesium Chapter 10 Modulators of Crystallization of Stone Salts Chapter 11 Hormonal Influences on Nephrolithiasis Chapter 12 Associated Systemic Disease Chapter 13 Medical Evaluation of Stone Disease Chapter 14 Pharmacologic Prophylaxis of Calcium Stones Chapter 15 Diet and Urolithiasis Chapter 16 Uric Acid Urolithiasis Chapter 17 Struvite Stones Chapter 18 Cystine Stone Disease Chapter 19 Urinary Stones of Unusual Etiology PRESENTATION AND EVALUATION Chapter 20 Imaging of Urinary Stone Disease Chapter 21 Physician Safety Chapter 22 Treatment of Acute Renal Colic Chapter 23 Anatomical Considerations in Urinary Stone Disease TREATMENT Chapter 24 Conservative Management of Ureteral Calculi Chapter 25 Ureteral Stents Chapter 26 Anesthetic Considerations Chapter 27 Complications of Urinary Stone Surgery Chapter 28 Shock Wave Lithotripsy - Indications and Outcomes Chapter 29 Shock Wave Lithotripsy - Technical Aspects Chapter 30 Ureteroscopy - Indications and Outcomes Chapter 31 Ureteroscopy - Technical Aspects Chapter 32 Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy - Indications and Outcomes Chapter 33 Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy - Technical Aspects Chapter 34 Open Stone Surgery Chapter 35 Laparoscopic Approach to Urinary Stone Disease Chapter 36 Stones of the Urethra, Prostate, Seminal Vesicle, Bladder and Encrusted Foreign Bodiesshow more

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From the reviews: "... an excellent academic review of up-to-date knowledge about stone disease." (L.M. Nyberg, New England Journal of Medicine, April 2008) "The 694 pages of 'Urinary stone disease' do cover all aspects of the problem. ... For residents in urology the reading allows to get acquainted quickly and thoroughly to knowledge he will need to build on during his urological career." (A. Verbaeys, Acta Chirurgica Belgica, December, 2007) "This book is involved in more than just the surgical management of stones ... . I found each chapter presented in a way that was rapidly accessible and complete, giving an up-to-date description of each condition that leads to stone formation and possible methods of medical management. I think that the editors are to be congratulated on presenting an excellent book, with an excellent list of authors, all experts in their respective fields. ... excellent book to established urologists as well as urologists-in-training." (John Fitzpatrick, British Journal of Urology International, Vol. 101, 2008)show more