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Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer : A New Paradigm for Clinical Management

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Laurence Klotz, editor. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2012.
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Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer: A New Paradigm for Clinical Management will serve as a useful resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in, this complex and evolving branch of prostate cancer management. The book will also be of interest to scientifically literate patients and their families. The volume provides an introduction to the concept of active surveillance in oncology in general and prostate cancer specifically. The primary focus is to provide a comprehens…
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Klotz, Laurence
Responsibility
Laurence Klotz, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 208 p. : 33 ill., 22 ill. in color)
Series Title
Current clinical urology
ISBN
9781617799129
Subjects (MeSH)
Disease Progression
Early Diagnosis
Prostatic Neoplasms - diagnosis
Prostatic Neoplasms - therapy
Watchful Waiting
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Urology
Abstract
Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer: A New Paradigm for Clinical Management will serve as a useful resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in, this complex and evolving branch of prostate cancer management. The book will also be of interest to scientifically literate patients and their families. The volume provides an introduction to the concept of active surveillance in oncology in general and prostate cancer specifically. The primary focus is to provide a comprehensive guide to the management of patients on surveillance. The volume covers the many complexities and nuances to this approach including, patient selection, risk assessment, how to overcome 'cancer hysteria' when counseling patients, identifying appropriate triggers for intervention, use of PSA kinetics and MR imaging information, technique and frequency of biopsies, secondary prevention interventions, and the relative roles of surveillance and focal therapy.
Contents
1. The Problem of Cancer Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment -- 2. Patient Selection for Active Surveillance -- 3. Predicting High Risk Disease Using Tissue Biomarkers -- 4. Predicting High Risk Disease Using Serum and DNA Biomarkers -- 5. Triggers for Intervention in Men on Surveillance -- 6. The Role of MRI in Active Surveillance -- 7. Active Surveillance: The European Experience -- 8. Active Surveillance: The Canadian Experience -- 9. Psychosocial Aspects of Active Surveillance -- 10. Statistical Considerations for Patient Selection and Triggers for Intervention in Active Surveillance -- 11. Interpreting PSA Kinetics using GLMM Technique -- 12. The Potential Benefits of Diet and Physical Activity among Active Surveillance Patients with Low-Burden Prostate Cancer -- 13. The Role of 5[alpha]-Reductase Inhibitors (5-ARIs) in Expectant Management of Low Risk Prostate Cancer -- 14. Urologists' Opinion on Active Surveillance: United States vs. the Netherlands -- 15. Clinical "Pearls" in Managing Patients on Surveillance -- 16. Active Surveillance, Focal Therapy and the Future -- 17. The Economics of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer -- 18. The Future of Active Surveillance.
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Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancer : A New Paradigm for Clinical Management

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Laurence Klotz, editor. (Second edition) --Cham: Humana Press , c2018.
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This fully updated and revised new edition provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons and researchers with an interest in prostate cancer. The book reviews new data about molecular characteristics of the disease, profiles the new grading system for prostate cancer introduced in 2015, and provides new perspectives about imaging of prostate cancer, as well as the role of targeted biopsies. The text summarizes the…
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Klotz, Laurence
Responsibility
Laurence Klotz, editor
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 250 p.) : 39 illus., 27 illus. in color
Series Title
Current clinical urology
ISBN
9783319627106
9783319627090 (print ed.)
9783319627113 (print ed.)
9783319873756 (print ed.)
ISSN
2197-7194
Subjects (MeSH)
Disease Progression
Medical Overuse - prevention & control
Prostatic Neoplasms - diagnosis
Prostatic Neoplasms - therapy
Watchful Waiting
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Urology
Abstract
This fully updated and revised new edition provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons and researchers with an interest in prostate cancer. The book reviews new data about molecular characteristics of the disease, profiles the new grading system for prostate cancer introduced in 2015, and provides new perspectives about imaging of prostate cancer, as well as the role of targeted biopsies. The text summarizes the role of biomarkers and MRI in patient selection and management and details the world wide results of active surveillance. Specific chapters address communication and ethical issues, QOL outcomes, economic aspects, and psycho-social aspects of surveillance. The role of focal therapy for low risk disease is summarized, and the data supporting preventive interventions during surveillance reviewed. This text will serve as a very useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with, and interested in this common malignancy, as it provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.
Contents
Cancer Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment -- Can We Screen and Still Reduce Overdiagnosis? -- The Role of Fear in Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment -- Ethical and Legal Considerations in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer -- Gleason 6 Tumors Should Still Be Labeled As Cancer -- Risk Based Selection for Active Surveillance -- Surveillance at the Margins: Management of High Volume Gleason 6, PSA>10, or Gleason 3+4 -- How Should Patients on Active Surveillance be Followed? -- Triggers for Intervention -- MR Imaging in Prostate Tumor Volume Assessment: How Accurate? -- Can MRI Replace Biopsy in Men on Surveillance? -- Tissue Based Markers for Risk Prediction -- International AS Registry: The Movember Foundation's Global Action Plan Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Initiative -- Better Informed Decision Making to Optimize Patient Selection -- How Does QOL Compare Between Surveillance and Active Treatment? -- The Potential Benefits of Diet and Physical Activity among Active Surveillance Patients with Low-Burden Prostate Cancer -- Is there a Role for Pharmacologic Manipulation to Prevent Progression in Men on Active Surveillance? The Role of 5-ARIs, Statins, and Metformin -- The Update of Active Surveillance around the World: Utilization and Outcomes -- Tissue Preservation: Active Surveillance and Focal Therapy as Complimentary Strategies -- The Economics of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer -- Research Questions in Active Surveillance.
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Advanced Endourology : The Complete Clinical Guide

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edited by Stephen Y. Nakada, Margaret S. Pearle. --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , c2006.
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Nakada, Stephen Y
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Pearle, Margaret S
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edited by Stephen Y. Nakada, Margaret S. Pearle
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2006
Series Title
Current clinical urology
ISBN
9781592599547
Subjects (MeSH)
Urologic Diseases - surgery
Endoscopy - methods
Urinary Calculi - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Urology
Endoscopic surgery
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Advanced imaging of the abdomen

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by Jovitas Skucas. --London: Springer-Verlag , c2006.
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Skucas, Jovitas
Responsibility
by Jovitas Skucas
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2006
ISBN
9781846281693
Subjects (MeSH)
Digestive System Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Female Urogenital Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Male Urogenital Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Radiography, Abdominal - methods
Radionuclide Imaging
Urography - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Gastroenterology
Urology
Diagnostic Imaging
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e-Book
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African journal of urology

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Vol 14, 2008 - Vol 17, 2011.
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Springer
Holdings
Vol 14, 2008 - Vol 17, 2011.
Publication Frequency
Quarterly
ISSN
1961-9987
Specialty
Urology
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e-Journal
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Androgen deficiency and testosterone replacement : current controversies and strategies

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Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, editor. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2013.
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Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies explores the difficulties around the diagnosis and treatment of androgen deficiency. The text examines the available evidence concerning the diagnosis and treatment of men with low testosterone. It also examines controversies in the identification and management of these men. While the information contained within will be of use to those who specialize in androgen deficiency and sexual medicine, the scope of …
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Hellstrom, Wayne J.G
Responsibility
Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 154 p. : 17 ill., 10 ill. in color)
Series Title
Current clinical urology
ISBN
9781627031790
Subjects (MeSH)
Androgens - deficiency
Hypogonadism - therapy
Testosterone - therapeutic use
Subjects (LCSH)
Endocrinology 
Urology
Abstract
Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies explores the difficulties around the diagnosis and treatment of androgen deficiency. The text examines the available evidence concerning the diagnosis and treatment of men with low testosterone. It also examines controversies in the identification and management of these men. While the information contained within will be of use to those who specialize in androgen deficiency and sexual medicine, the scope of the book will serve as a source of basic information about testosterone replacement and as a source of reasoned analysis of the controversies surrounding testosterone replacement in the aging male. Physicians and physician extenders will be able to apply evidence management principles to the evaluation and treatment of men with testosterone deficiency; supported by the most recent practice guidelines available. The authors represent a select group of physicians with expertise in androgen deficiency and replacement. Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies will be of great value to all physicians and physician extenders who deliver health care to men of all ages.
Contents
The Institute of Medicine White Paper on Testosterone: Current Perspective -- The Laboratory Diagnosis of Testosterone Deficiency -- The Clinical Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency -- The Use of Patient Reported Outcome Questionnaires in the Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency -- Testosterone, and its Association with Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease -- The Role of Androgens in Prostate Cancer -- Androgen Deficiency in the Adolescent Male -- Effects of Androgen Deficiency and Replacement on Male Fertility -- HIV and Testosterone in Men -- Treatment Options for Testosterone Replacement Therapy -- Alternate Therapies for Testosterone Replacement.
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Atlas of Deep Endometriosis : MRI and Laparoscopic Correlations

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Alice Brandão, Claudio Peixoto Crispi, Marco Aurelio Pinho Oliveira. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This Atlas presents an MRI-based guide to the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of deep endometriosis. Developed by professionals with a extensive clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of deep endometriosis, it provides a global overview of the disease, from basic clinical aspects of imaging diagnosis, to the correlation with surgical findings and histopathological results. Deep endometriosis is a serious gynecological condition, which can severely impact on women's quality of lif…
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Brandão, Alice
Other Authors
Crispi, Claudio Peixoto
Oliveira, Marco Aurelio Pinho
Responsibility
Alice Brandão, Claudio Peixoto Crispi, Marco Aurelio Pinho Oliveira
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 361 p.) : ill.
ISBN
9783319716978
9783319716961 (print ed.)
9783319716985 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Endometriosis - diagnosis
Endometriosis - surgery
Laparoscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Urology
Abstract
This Atlas presents an MRI-based guide to the diagnosis, treatment and follow up of deep endometriosis. Developed by professionals with a extensive clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of deep endometriosis, it provides a global overview of the disease, from basic clinical aspects of imaging diagnosis, to the correlation with surgical findings and histopathological results. Deep endometriosis is a serious gynecological condition, which can severely impact on women's quality of life. It shares the main features of regular endometriosis, but also displays a highly infiltrative pattern, involving multiple organs and leading to severe symptoms such as dysmenorrhea, chronic pelvic pain and dyspareunia. Atlas of Deep Endometriosis—MRI and Laparoscopic Correlations is a complete guide, intended for radiologists, gynecologists and all other medical professionals interested on the diagnosis and treatment of deep endometriosis.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 3. MRI Aspects of Deep Endometriosis -- 4. Deep Endometriosis by Location -- 5. Stratification Risk and Monitoring of Patient by MRI -- 6. Postsurgical Findings in Deep Endometriosis.
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Atlas of genitourinary oncological imaging

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Ariadne M Bach, Jingbo Zhang, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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The Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of appearances for normal anatomy and oncological diseases in the genitourinary system using over 900 radiological images and illustrations. The book presents current imaging techniques and discusses the role of imaging in pre-treatment staging and post-treatment follow-up. Diseases discussed include kidney, adrenal gland, upper tract, bladder, prostate, testes, and pediatric malignancies. Individual chapters …
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Bach, Ariadne M
Zhang, Jingbo
Responsibility
Ariadne M Bach, Jingbo Zhang, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 343 p. : 301 ill., 60 ill. in color)
Series Title
Atlas of oncology imaging
ISBN
9781461448723
Subjects (MeSH)
Urogenital Neoplasms - Atlases
Diagnostic Imaging
Medical Oncology
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine
Radiology, Medical
Oncology
Cancer - Surgery
Urology
Abstract
The Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of appearances for normal anatomy and oncological diseases in the genitourinary system using over 900 radiological images and illustrations. The book presents current imaging techniques and discusses the role of imaging in pre-treatment staging and post-treatment follow-up. Diseases discussed include kidney, adrenal gland, upper tract, bladder, prostate, testes, and pediatric malignancies. Individual chapters include normal anatomy, imaging techniques, and pathology of each cancer type. The staging of the malignancy and what to include in the radiology report are discussed, and expected and complicated postoperative and post-treatment findings and recurrence are presented. Dedicated chapters on interventional and radiation therapy discuss their unique role in the management and treatment of oncology of the genitourinary system. Additionally, a chapter on chemotherapy toxicities discusses drug reaction treatment therapies unique to the genitourinary system. Edited and written by radiologists from the genitourinary disease management team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging is an ideal resource for radiology and urology trainees seeking a review of the basics and for practicing radiologists looking for answers to challenging cases confronted in daily practice.
Contents
Renal Parenchymal Tumor Imaging -- Upper Tract Oncologic Imaging -- Bladder Cancer Imaging -- Prostate Cancer Imaging -- Imaging of Adrenal Neoplasms -- Testicular Cancer Imaging -- General Chemotherapy Imaging -- Genitourinary Interventions -- Nuclear Medicine Imaging in Genitourinary Oncology -- Pediatric Genitourinary Tumor Imaging -- Index.
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Atlas of Genitourinary Pathology

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by Gregory T. MacLennan, Liang Cheng. --London: Springer-Verlag , c2011.
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MacLennan, Gregory T
Other Authors
Cheng, Liang
Responsibility
by Gregory T. MacLennan, Liang Cheng
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2011
ISBN
9781848823952
Subjects (MeSH)
Female Urogenital Diseases - pathology - Atlases
Male Urogenital Diseases - pathology - Atlases
Subjects (LCSH)
Pathology
Urology
Format
e-Book
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Atlas of Multiparametric Prostate MRI : With PI-RADS Approach and Anatomic-MRI-Pathological Correlation

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Joan C. Vilanova, Violeta Catala´, Ferran Algaba, Oscar Laucirica, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This atlas provides a comprehensive, state of the art review of the use of multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) for the imaging of prostate cancer, covering aspects from diagnosis and loco-regional staging through to the role of the technique after treatment and follow-up. The book contains a wealth of high-resolution images, many of them in color, and displays the anatomical-MRI pathological correlation whenever appropriate. Readers will find a helpful overview on the current standardized method for re…
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Vilanova, Joan C
Catala´, Violeta
Algaba, Ferran
Laucirica, Oscar
Responsibility
Joan C. Vilanova, Violeta Catala´, Ferran Algaba, Oscar Laucirica, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 156 p.) : 124 illus., 80 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319617862
9783319617855 (print ed.)
9783319617879 (print ed.)
9783319871639 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Prostate - diagnostic imaging
Prostatic Neoplasms - diagnostic imaging
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Urology
Abstract
This atlas provides a comprehensive, state of the art review of the use of multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) for the imaging of prostate cancer, covering aspects from diagnosis and loco-regional staging through to the role of the technique after treatment and follow-up. The book contains a wealth of high-resolution images, many of them in color, and displays the anatomical-MRI pathological correlation whenever appropriate. Readers will find a helpful overview on the current standardized method for reading and reporting on mpMRI, the Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS), version 2. Dedicated chapters focus on differential diagnosis and imaging pitfalls, and the inclusion of helpful diagrams and algorithms will further assist in image interpretation, enabling readers to ease and improve their use of mpMRI. Edited and written by very experienced radiologists, pathologists, and urologists; the Atlas of Multiparametric Prostate MRI will serve as a unique source of clinically relevant information and an aid to disease management for radiologists, urologists, pathologists, radiotherapists, and oncologists.
Contents
1. Prostate MRI Technique -- 2. Anatomy of the Prostate -- 3. Pathology of Prostate Cancer -- 4. PI-RADS v2: Reading Model -- 5. Multiparametric MRI and Prostate Cancer: Pitfalls and Tricks -- 6. Prostate Cancer and MRI: Local Staging -- 7. Tumor Recurrence and Follow-Up.
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Atlas
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Atlas of robotic prostatectomy

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Hubert John, Peter Wiklund, Jorn H. Witt, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2013.
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In many centers of excellence in Urology, robotic prostatectomy has become the first choice for the surgical treatment of localized prostate cancer owing to benefits such as reduced pain and minimization of impotence and incontinence. This atlas, specifically designed for use by surgeons, provides a beautifully illustrated, step-by-step guide to all aspects of the procedure. The various techniques that can be employed to achieve excellent oncological and functional results are carefully depicte…
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John, Hubert
Wiklund, Peter
Witt, Jorn H
Responsibility
Hubert John, Peter Wiklund, Jorn H. Witt, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 80 p.)
ISBN
9783540884088
Subjects (MeSH)
Prostatectomy
Prostatic Neoplasms - surgery
Robotics - Atlases
Video-Assisted Surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Surgery
Urology
Abstract
In many centers of excellence in Urology, robotic prostatectomy has become the first choice for the surgical treatment of localized prostate cancer owing to benefits such as reduced pain and minimization of impotence and incontinence. This atlas, specifically designed for use by surgeons, provides a beautifully illustrated, step-by-step guide to all aspects of the procedure. The various techniques that can be employed to achieve excellent oncological and functional results are carefully depicted in appropriate detail; for example, nerve-sparing techniques, bladder neck reconstruction, and approaches aimed at the early restoration of continence are clearly described. Special situations, such as prior prostate surgery, a large prostate, and salvage prostatectomy, are also fully covered. The information contained in this atlas will be of great value in enabling surgeons to improve their results and to take full advantage of the benefits of robotic prostatectomy compared with open prostatectomy.
Contents
1. Anatomy: Anatomic Considerations for Efficiency and Precision in Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy -- 2. Anesthesiology: Anaesthesiological Aspects in the Context of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy -- 3. Robotic -- 4. Surgical Steps -- Index.
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Atlas of Robotic Urologic Surgery

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edited by Li-Ming Su. --Totowa, NJ: Springer Science+Business Media , c2011.
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Su, Li-Ming
Responsibility
edited by Li-Ming Su
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2011
Series Title
Current clinical urology
ISBN
9781607610267
Subjects (MeSH)
Robotics - methods
Urologic Surgical Procedures - instrumentation
Urologic Surgical Procedures - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Robotic surgery
Urology
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e-Book
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Atlas on the Human Testis : Normal Morphology and Pathology

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Davor Ježek, editor. --London: Springer , c2013.
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Atlas on the Human Testis: Normal Morphology and Pathology presents histological illustrative material from paraffin and semi-thin sections of the human testis which are routinely used in the assessment of testicular morphology, allowing an early detection of carcinoma in situ and more advanced pathological changes of the testicular parenchyma. The early detection of cancer in situ is based on the careful morphological investigation of the biopsy and immunohistochemistry (IHC). Therefore, this …
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Ježek, Davor
Responsibility
Davor Ježek, editor
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 287 p. : 365 ill., 358 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781447127635
Subjects (MeSH)
Testis - anatomy & histology - Atlases
Testis - pathology - Atlases
Subjects (LCSH)
Human anatomy
Pathology
Urology
Abstract
Atlas on the Human Testis: Normal Morphology and Pathology presents histological illustrative material from paraffin and semi-thin sections of the human testis which are routinely used in the assessment of testicular morphology, allowing an early detection of carcinoma in situ and more advanced pathological changes of the testicular parenchyma. The early detection of cancer in situ is based on the careful morphological investigation of the biopsy and immunohistochemistry (IHC). Therefore, this atlas contains detailed descriptions of IHC methods as well as modern molecular biological methods such as DNA microarrays and proteomics and advanced microscopy techniques related to the testicular biopsy. Adequate evaluation of the testicular biopsy leads to high cure rates of testicular neoplasms which can be used as a basis to successfully treat infertility in men. Atlas on the Human Testis: Normal Morphology and Pathology is a valuable reference tool which will appeal to andrologists, urologists, pathologists, clinical embryologists, as well as reproductive biology scientists.
Contents
"Open" Biopsy of the Testis and Testicular Sperm Extraction -- MicroTESE and Embryo Development -- Histologic Procedures and Testicular Biopsy Freezing -- Early Development of the Human Testis -- The Fetal Human Testis -- The Testis in Childhood between Birth and Puberty -- Normal Morphology of the Human Testis and Epididymis -- Damage of Spermatogenesis -- Inflammatory Conditions of the Testis -- Cryptorchidism (Undescended Testis) -- Klinefelter's Syndrome -- Testicular Dysgenesis Syndrome and Carcinoma In Situ Testis -- Tumors of the Testis and Epididymis -- Congenital Testis Pathology -- Vascular Testis Pathology -- New Approaches to Diagnosing Male Infertility, Part I: Microarray Analysis of Testicular Biopsy Specimens from Men with Intact and Impaired Spermatogenesis -- New Approaches to Diagnosing Male Infertility, Part II: The Role of Confocal Microscopy and Three-Dimensional Reconstruction in Visualization of Reinke's Crystals -- Disorders of Sex Development.
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Australian and New Zealand continence journal

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Australian Continence Foundation & the New Zealand Continence Association
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Vol 11, 2005 -
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Australian Continence Foundation & the New Zealand Continence Association
Holdings
Vol 11, 2005 -
ISSN
1448-0131
Specialty
Urology
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e-Journal
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The Big Prostate

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edited by Veeru Kasivisvanathan, Ben Challacombe. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book will explore and explain the best diagnostic and treatment strategies for men with a big prostate. Men are living longer and the opportunity to develop significant benign prostatic hyperplasia is increasing. Men with very large prostates can often be extremely challenging to manage and all urologists and healthcare professionals carrying out general urology and managing men with prostate problems will have come across this issue. There are a number of diagnostic, interventional, and s…
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Kasivisvanathan, Veeru
Challacombe, Ben
Responsibility
edited by Veeru Kasivisvanathan, Ben Challacombe
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 193 p.) : 53 illus., 32 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319647043
9783319647036 (print ed.)
9783319647050 (print ed.)
9783319878515 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Prostatic Hyperplasia - diagnosis
Prostatic Hyperplasia - therapy
Specialty
Urology
Abstract
This book will explore and explain the best diagnostic and treatment strategies for men with a big prostate. Men are living longer and the opportunity to develop significant benign prostatic hyperplasia is increasing. Men with very large prostates can often be extremely challenging to manage and all urologists and healthcare professionals carrying out general urology and managing men with prostate problems will have come across this issue. There are a number of diagnostic, interventional, and surgical management options available, with some of these being more suited to a large prostate than others. The various treatment strategies and their evidence base are discussed. Valuable tips from expert authors who are experienced in the management of the particularly large prostate are included to allow readers to be confident when managing this increasingly important and prevalent group of patients. This book is of particular use to healthcare practitioners who manage men with BPH in the outpatient or emergency setting, as well as those in the operating theatre who want further tips on how to deal with the particularly big prostate.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Diagnosing and managing the big prostate -- 3. Diagnostic and treatment strategies for men with big prostates -- 4. Challenges and complications -- 5. Trans Rectal Ultrasound -- 6. PSA -- 7. Flexible Cystoscopy -- 8. Clinical Examination -- 9. 5-Alpha Reductase inhibitors -- 10. Combination therapy -- 11. TURP -- 12. Greenlight laser -- 13. Holmium Laser Prostatectomy -- 14. Prostate Artery Embolisation -- 15. Emerging Techniques.
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BJU international

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Wiley
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Vol 77, 1996 -
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Continues
British journal of urology
Publisher
Wiley
Holdings
Vol 77, 1996 -
ISSN
1464-410X
Specialty
Urology
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Ashish M. Kamat, Peter C. Black. Springer , 2021.
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Ashish M. Kamat, Peter C. Black
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 471 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
9783030706463
Specialty
Medical Oncology
Nephrology
Urology
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e-Book
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Bladder pain syndrome : a guide for clinicians

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Jørgen Nordling, Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, Joop P. van de Merwe ... [et al.], editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians provides a comprehensive update in the pathophysiology, epidemiology, terminology, evaluation and treatment of patients with pelvic pain perceived to be related to the urinary bladder. The volume covers the tremendous evolution during the last decade in our understanding of pain syndromes and their diagnosis and treatment. It is now clear that Bladder Pain Syndrome belongs to the family of pain syndromes, and therefore treatment has moved from the t…
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Nordling, Jørgen
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Jørgen Nordling, Jean-Jacques Wyndaele, Joop P. van de Merwe ... [et al.], editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 389 p. : 15 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781441969293
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystitis, Interstitial - diagnosis
Cystitis, Interstitial - therapy
Pain
Urinary Bladder
Subjects (LCSH)
Gynecology
Pain medicine
Urology
Abstract
Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians provides a comprehensive update in the pathophysiology, epidemiology, terminology, evaluation and treatment of patients with pelvic pain perceived to be related to the urinary bladder. The volume covers the tremendous evolution during the last decade in our understanding of pain syndromes and their diagnosis and treatment. It is now clear that Bladder Pain Syndrome belongs to the family of pain syndromes, and therefore treatment has moved from the treatment of the bladder to the treatment of a pain syndrome with the special problems this presents when the pain syndrome involves urinary symptoms. Interstitial Cystitis was poorly defined and the interpretation and patient selection differed enormously around the world in many ways, making exchange of information unreliable and confusing. Bladder Pain Syndrome is clearly defined and the result is a much better patient selection. This volume provides state of the art background for making a correct evaluation and diagnosis of patients with pelvic pain and voiding problems resulting in a more focused treatment to the benefit of the patients. The volume also covers the close relationship between different pain syndromes including those outside the pelvis.Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Guide for Clinicians will be of great utility to urologists, gynecologists and all health professionals dealing with patients with pelvic pain.
Contents
Preface -- Chapter 1.Historical Perspective -- Chapter 2.Epidemiology -- Chapter 3.Diagnostic Criteria, Classification, and Nomenclature for Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) -- Part One.Pathophysiology -- Chapter 4.Clinical Pathophysiology and Molecular Biology of the Urothelium and the GAG Layer -- Chapter 5.Mast Cell and Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 6.Neurophysiology of Pelvic Pain Mechanisms -- Chapter 7.Syndromes Associated with Bladder Pain Syndrome as Clues to its Pathogenesis -- Part Two.Clinical Presentations -- Chapter 8. Bladder Pain Syndrome - Clinical Presentation -- Chapter 9.Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) -- Chapter 10.Psychosocial Risk Factors and Patient Outcomes for Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 11.Bladder Pain Syndrome and Sexuality -- Part Three. Diagnosis -- Chapter 12.Symptoms of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 13.Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 14.Urine Biomarkers and Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 15.Cystoscopy and Hydrodistension in the Diagnosis of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 16.Biopsy Retrieval, Tissue Handling, Morphology and Histopathological Characteristics -- Chapter 17.Urodynamics in BPS -- Part Four.Therapy -- Chapter 18.Complementary and Alternative Medical Treatments of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 19.Diet and Its Role in Bladder Pain Syndrome and Co-Morbid Conditions -- Chapter 20.Physiotherapy -- Chapter 21.Oral Therapy for Bladder Pain Syndrome Directed at the Bladder -- Chapter 22.Pain Treatment in Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 23.Intravesical Therapy -- Chapter 24.Hydrodistention, Transurethral Resection and other Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 25.Botulinum Toxin Treatment in Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 26.Neurostimulation for Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Chapter 27.Bladder Augmentation, Urinary Diversion and Cystectomy in Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome -- Part Five.Patient Perspective -- Chapter 28.A Patient Perspective -- Chapter 29.Exploratory Research on the Social Costs and Care for Patients with Bladder Pain Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis -- Index.
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Bladder Pain Syndrome : An Evolution

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Philip M. Hanno, Jørgen Nordling, David R. Staskin, Alan J. Wein, Jean Jacques Wyndaele, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This updated volume provides reflections on the original edition, as well as information on the developments that have occurred within bladder pain syndrome since the publication of the first edition. The epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and management of bladder pain syndrome are all covered. The book aims to give healthcare providers up to date guidelines and management suggestions within a quick-reference text. This book is relevant to clinicians who focus on bladder pain syndrome, as well…
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Hanno, Philip M.
Nordling, Jørgen
Staskin, David R.
Wein, Alan J.
Wyndaele, Jean Jacques
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Philip M. Hanno, Jørgen Nordling, David R. Staskin, Alan J. Wein, Jean Jacques Wyndaele, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 175 p.) : 177 illus., 108 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319614496
9783319614489 (print ed.)
9783319614502 (print ed.)
9783319870823 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cystitis, Interstitial - diagnosis
Cystitis, Interstitial - therapy
Pain
Urinary Bladder - physiopathology
Specialty
Urology
Abstract
This updated volume provides reflections on the original edition, as well as information on the developments that have occurred within bladder pain syndrome since the publication of the first edition. The epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and management of bladder pain syndrome are all covered. The book aims to give healthcare providers up to date guidelines and management suggestions within a quick-reference text. This book is relevant to clinicians who focus on bladder pain syndrome, as well as the gynaecologists, general urologists, and primary care providers who see these patients as a part of their practice.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Historical Perspectives -- 3. The Epidemiology of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS): How Good Was a Study of 30-Years Ago -- 4. Epidemiology Commentary -- 5. The Prevalence of Bladder Pain Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis in Italy: The importance of a National Registry -- 6. Interstitial Cystitis: Animal Models -- 7. Etiology: Etiological and Pathogenic Theories of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome -- 8. Differences in Clinical Features and Histopathology in BPS/IC with and without Hunner Lesions -- 9. Mast Cells and Interstitial Cystitis -- 10. Mast Cells as Biomarkers for Bladder Pain Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis? -- 11. Diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis: A Clinical, Endoscopic and Pathologic Approach -- 12. Diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis: A Comment on Glomerulations -- 13. Diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis -- 14. Commentary on Sant Chapter: 30 Years on! -- 15. Neuro-Urologic Evaluation in Interstitial Cystitis -- 16. Current Role of Neurourologic Evaluation in Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome -- 17. Neurourological Evaluation in BPS -- 18. Bladder Hydrodistension in 2017 -- 19. Pharmacologic Goals in Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome -- 20. Intravesical Therapy of Interstitial Cystitis -- 21. Botulinum Toxin in Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis -- 22. Intravesical Therapy and Its Evolution Over Three Decades, A European View -- 23. The Use of Heparin -- 24. What Happened to Eosinophilic Cationic Protein: A Dead End -- 25. The Use of Pentosan Polysulfate in the Management of Interstitial Cystitis -- 26. Etiology of Interstitial Cystitis and the Role of Pentosanpolysulfate in IC Therapy -- 27. Use of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in the Management of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- 28. Use of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in the Management of Bladder Pain Syndrome: 2017 Update -- 29. Reappraisal of Transurethral Resection in Classic Interstitial Cystitis -- 30. Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis with the Neodymium YAG Laser: A Swedish View -- 31. Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis with the Neodymium YAG Laser: The Russian View -- 32. Partial Denervation Procedures for Bladder Pain Syndrome -- 33. Surgical Therapy of Bladder Pain Syndrome -- 34. The Birth of Conservative Management, Prescription Drug Applications, and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy -- 35. Placing Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome on the Map: The Story of the Interstitial Cystitis Association -- 36. Back to the Future: Looking Forward by Examining the Past -- 37. Afterword -- Addendum 1: International Consultation -- Addendum 2: AUA Guideline -- Addendum 3: Asian Algorithm.
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Bladder Tumors : Molecular Aspects and Clinical Management

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edited by Vinata B. Lokeshwar, Axel S. Merseburger, Stefan H. Hautmann. --Totowa, NJ: Springer Science+Business Media , c2011.
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Lokeshwar, Vinata B
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Merseburger, Axel S
Hautmann, Stefan H
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edited by Vinata B. Lokeshwar, Axel S. Merseburger, Stefan H. Hautmann
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2011
Series Title
Cancer drug discovery and development
ISBN
9781607619284
Subjects (MeSH)
Tumor Markers, Biological
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Urology
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