Urology (Lecture Notes 7th Edition)

Urology (Lecture Notes 7th Edition)

By: Katharine Pigott (author), Andrew Ballaro (author), Amir V. Kaisary (author)Paperback

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Urology Lecture Notes contains all the essential knowledge for medical students, junior doctors and early-stage trainees involved in urology placements or urological surgery. With a strong emphasis on clinical presentation, procedures and surgery, it provides an accessible, conversational guide to all the situations likely to be encountered on the wards. Key features include: Extensive illustration to clearly demonstrate relevant procedures, conditions, and physiology Important information flagged up in key points Self-assessment MCQs to test and help consolidate knowledge Whether you are preparing for your first urology rotation or looking for a quick reference to all aspects of the system, Urology Lecture Notes provides key support to all students, junior doctors and trainees involved in this specialty.

About Author

Amir Kaisary, Consultant Urological Surgeon, The Royal Free Hospital, London, UK. Andrew Ballaro, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust, London, UK. Katharine Pigott, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.


Preface vi Acknowledgements vii Part 1 Meet the patient 1 Assessment of the urological patient: History and examination 3 2 Assessment of the urological patient: Urinalysis and imaging 17 Part 2 The kidneys and adrenal gland 3 The kidney: Embryology, developmental errors and cystic disease 33 4 Kidney trauma 45 5 Kidney infections and inflammation 50 6 Urinary tract calculi 58 7 Kidney neoplasms 73 8 The renal pelvis and ureter 92 9 The adrenal gland 110 Part 3 The bladder and urethra 10 The bladder: Structure, function and investigations 117 11 Bladder infections and inflammation 128 12 Disorders of bladder function 134 13 Bladder cancer 150 Part 4 The prostate gland 14 Benign disorders of the prostate gland 169 15 Prostate cancer 185 Part 5 Male genitalia 16 The urethra 209 17 The penis 228 18 The testicle 245 19 Male infertility 270 Part 6 Additional therapeutic modalities 20 Radiotherapy 281 21 Minimally invasive urology 285 Appendix A: ECOG performance status 294 Appendix B: TNM classification of malignant tumours 295 Appendix C: Response evaluation criteria in solid tumours 297 Appendix D: The Clavien Dindo classification of surgical complications 300 Appendix E: Adverse effects of cancer treatment 302 Appendix F: Urinary catheters 303 Appendix G: Evidence-based medicine 308 Multiple choice questions 309 Answers 315 Index 321

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  • ISBN13: 9781118471050
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781118471050
  • weight: 646
  • ISBN10: 1118471059
  • edition: 7th Edition

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