Overactive Bladder: Practical Management provides urologists, gynecologists and other health practitioners with a comprehensive clinical guide to this very common problem, resulting in a perfect resource to consult time and time again. Beginning with an introductory section covering the definition and pathophysiolgy of OAB, it then moves on to cover evaluation, first-line management, second-line management and finally surgery. Well-illustrated throughout, each chapter begins with a key points box outlining the most important take-home messages. Also included are clear management algorithms to aid decision-making, 'Do's and Don't' boxes to help avoid errors made, key references to the top journal articles, and the very latest guidelines from the EAU, AUA and other major urology societies. Chapters are written by the top names in the field and the entire book is expertly edited by Jacques Corcos, John Heesakkers and Scott MacDiarmid. The result is a consistent, comprehensive and fully up to date approach to OAB, providing urologists managing patients with this condition with rapid access, specialist clinical guidance.
EDITED BY Jacques Corcos Professor of Urology Department of Urology, McGill University, Canada Scott MacDiarmid Director, Bladder Control and Pelvic Pain Center Alliance Urology Specialists USA John Heesakkers Urologist, Department of Urology, Radboud University Medical Center The Netherlands
List of Contributors vi Preface viii 1 Adolescent and transitional urology an introduction 1 Part I: The kidney 2 Anatomical and cystic anomalies of the kidney 13 3 Stones 22 4 Prune ]belly syndrome 29 Part II: The ureter 5 Renal function in adolescents 41 Dr Kate Hillman and Professor Guy Neild 6 Structural anomalies and reconstruction of the ureter 49 7 Vesico ]ureteric reflux 58 Part III: The bladder 8 The neuropathic bladder and spina bifida 75 9 Lower urinary tract replacement and reconstruction 91 10 Urinary diversion and undiversion 116 11 Other bladder conditions 122 12 Exstrophy and epispadias 128 13 Cloacal exstrophy 154 Part IV: The urethra 14 Posterior urethral valves 167 15 Hypospadias 177 Part V: Disorders of sex development 16 Scrotal abnormalities 193 17 The overvirilized female 202 18 The undervirilized male 218 19 Adolescent sexuality and counseling 232 Part VI: Neoplasia 20 Neoplastic disease: outcomes in survivors 239 Index 250
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