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Urolithiasis : a comprehensive history

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Michael E. Moran. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History provides a historical sojourn into the varied manifestations of kidney stone disease. Utilizing historical sources and integrating classic material with new concepts, this new volume provides depth and details on stone disease not found in modern overviews on the topic. This volume serves as a very useful tool for physicians and researchers dealing with kidney stone disease. Written by a renowned expert in the field, Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History is…
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Author
Moran, Michael E
Responsibility
Michael E. Moran
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 471 pages)
ISBN
9781461481966 (electronic bk.)
9781461481959
Subjects (MeSH)
Urolithiasis - history
Urology - history
Subjects (LCSH)
Urolithiasis - history
Urinary organs - Calculi
Nephrology
Endocrinology 
Abstract
Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History provides a historical sojourn into the varied manifestations of kidney stone disease. Utilizing historical sources and integrating classic material with new concepts, this new volume provides depth and details on stone disease not found in modern overviews on the topic. This volume serves as a very useful tool for physicians and researchers dealing with kidney stone disease. Written by a renowned expert in the field, Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History is an in depth resource that heightens our medical understanding of this ancient disease and is of great value to urologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists interested in stone disease.
Contents
1. A History of Histories -- 2. Epistemology and Lithology -- 3. Laboring Under the Stone: A Literary Legacy of Lithiasis -- 4. Paleolithology -- 5. Greco-Roman Stone Disease -- 6. Dark Ages, Dark Therapies -- 7. Renaissance of Urolithiasis -- 8. Van Beverwijck: The Bridge from Ancient to Modern -- 9. Enlightened Minds and Stone Disease -- 10. Charlatans, Quacks & Joanna Stephens -- 11. Evolution of Stone Disease -- 12. Founding Fathers of Stone Chemistry -- 13. Famous Stone Sufferers -- 14. Frederik Ruysch's Fascination With Urolithiasis -- 15. Gray's Anatomy of Stones: Henry Vandyke Carter -- 16. The Stone Hospital & Stone Treatment -- 17. Liesegang's Rings -- 18. Lithotomy -- 19. Lithotrity and Litholapaxy -- 20. Imaging the Beast: Sounding, Lithoscopes and Röntgen Rays -- 21. Rise of 'Science' in Stone Disease -- 22. Fictitious Stones and Sir William Osler -- 23. Early Modern Stone Disease -- 24. Epidemiology -- 25. Pathophysiology -- 26. The Rarest Stone of All! -- 27. The Largest Stone of All! -- 28. Lithotripsy: From Rocket Science to the Clinic -- 29. Modern Stone Science -- 30. Equal Rights: Stone Disease and Females -- 31. Urologist's Guide to the Galaxy -- 32. Towards Keeping the Hippocratic Oath (Six Sigma) -- 33. Epilogue.
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