Brief, well-illustrated chapters, an easy-to-read format, and a convenient, portable size make Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, 3rd Edition, your go-to resource for fast reference on the effective diagnosis and treatment of urologic disorders. Concise and practical, this manual is indispensable for both residents and practitioners as a daily clinical guide as well as an outstanding review tool for board exam preparation.
Covers key topics such as recent advances in urologic oncology, including prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment; pelvic surgery; urinary tract function, dysfunction, and reconstruction; and male sexual health.
Contains self-assessment questions online for every chapter and suggested readings for further study, making it an excellent resource for clinical questions and answers, as well as for exam study.
Includes new algorithms and suggested core readings, clinical pearls, and updated content on physical examination.
Highlights new imaging techniques that aid in the identification and treatment of a wide range of urologic issues—from simple to complex.
Includes an abundance of clinical photos, algorithms, tables, charts, and MRI/CT scans that highlight and clarify the text.
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Liquid Biopsy in Urogenital Cancers and Their Clinical Utility presents updated information on liquid biopsy techniques and their utility for diagnosing urological cancers. As a promising and recent diagnostic method, these techniques can be used for identifying tumors at initial stage, thus greatly improving treatment outcomes and survivorship. Chapters provide an overview of liquid biopsy as a new tool for diagnosis, monitoring and personalized medicine in urogenital cancers and explain its applicability in different cancer types, including bladder, prostate, kidney and testis tumors, female genital tract and pediatric urogenital tumors.
This is a valuable resource for cancer researchers, oncologists, graduate students, urologists and biomedical researchers who need to understand more about liquid biopsy and its use for urogenital cancers.
- Presents an overview on liquid biopsy techniques and their applications in cancer diagnosis
- Explains how to extract circulating tumor DNA, RNA and circulating tumor cells and extracellular vehicles from blood samples to identify the urology cancers, including testis, prostate, bladder and kidney
- Includes several images and schematic diagrams that illustrate content and facilitate its comprehension
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The fourth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Urology has been fully updated to reflect the significant advances in medical and surgical opportunities since the previous edition, including pelvic laparoscopic and robotic surgery, new drugs in incontinence and male sexual health, and new laser devices for prostate surgery. Guidelines from the European Association of Urology, the American Association of Urology, and the British Association of Urology, as well
as NICE, have all been updated to reflect the best evidence-based clinical practice.
Featuring both additional and expanded topics, the new edition is up to date for use in everyday urological clinical practice, and now includes recent urological controversies such as the use of vaginal mesh, to offer the newest guidance to help with doctors’ consultations with the patient.
The handbook is a comprehensive and concise resource, spanning the whole field of urology in an easily digestible format, including the basics of patient assessment and investigations. Providing bite-sized topics with easily navigable sections and summary diagrams and photographs, it is a key source for quick reference during clinical duties in clinics, theatre, and A&E settings, whilst providing enough information for urology doctors taking the FRCS exam. The authors have a wide range of
subspecialist interests, and have welcomed a brand new co-author to ensure coverage of the needs of junior doctors. The Oxford Handbook of Urology is an invaluable resource for junior urology doctors, A&E and general surgery doctors, urology ward and theatre nurses, and medical students.
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Hinman’s Atlas of Urologic Surgery
Depend on Hinman’s for up-to-date, authoritative guidance covering the entire scope of urologic surgery. Regarded as the most authoritative surgical atlas in the field, Hinman’s Atlas of Urologic Surgery, 4th Edition, by Drs. Joseph A. Smith, Jr., Stuart S. Howards, Glenn M. Preminger, and Roger R. Dmochowski, provides highly illustrated, step-by-step guidance on minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, new surgical systems and equipment, and laparoscopic and robotic techniques. New chapters keep you up to date, and all-new commentaries provide additional insight from expert surgeons.
- Provides access to procedural videos online, including Percutaneous Renal Cryotherapy, Greenlight Photovaporization of the Prostate, Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate, Cryoablation of a Renal Tumor, and Sling Procedures in Women.
- Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
- Features 10 new chapters, including Radical Cystectomy in the Male, Robotic Urinary Diversion, Laparoscopic and Robotic Simple Prostatectomy, Transrectal Ultrasound-Directed Prostate Biopsy, Transperineal Prostate Biopsy, Prostate Biopsy with MRI Fusion, Focal Therapies in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer, Brachy Therapy, Male Urethral Sling, and Botox Injection for Urologic Conditions.
- Includes new commentaries in every chapter from today’s leading urologists.
- Offers a step-by-step incremental approach, highlighted by new illustrations, photos, and images.
- Keeps you current with significant revisions to all female sling chapters, urethroplasty chapters, and more.
- Helps you find what you need quickly with a clear, easy-to-use format – now reorganized to make navigation even easier.
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Fast Facts: Bladder Cancer
Our understanding of the biology of bladder cancer has advanced remarkably since the second edition of ‘Fast Facts: Bladder Cancer’ was published in 2006. Five new immunotherapies targeting the PD-1 axis were approved in 2016 and 2017 for the treatment of advanced bladder cancer, reflecting this transformative explosion in knowledge about the biology of the disease. This new era of targeted treatment offers hope to patients, particularly those with advanced disease. However, for clinicians it means a lot to understand in terms of how these immunotherapies are integrated into the treatment paradigm. Who they are suitable for? When are they best used? What is the optimal sequence of treatments for individual patients
Essential Revision Notes for FRCS (Urol) Book 2
Essential Revision Notes for the FRCS (Urol) is a new and long-awaited comprehensive two-volume textbook covering the entire FRCS (Urol) curriculum for both Parts 1 and 2 of the exam. This, along with Book 1, is the essential revision book for candidates preparing for the Intercollegiate FRCS (Urol) examination. Surgical trainees have very busy clinical duties and, along with personal commitments, this means that time for exam revision is very tight and often done during tired evenings and weekends. Written by a senior urology trainee, it is an invaluable resource designed for trainees preparing for the FRCS (Urol) that serves as a revision compass and reference book for the exam.
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To aid memorisation and information recall for the busy trainee, it is written in a logical manner, highlighting essential facts, providing tips, and conveying knowledge in bite-sized paragraphs. 200 MCQs are included across the two volumes to provide a flavour of the exam and encourage candidates to practise applying their knowledge. Book 2 covers: 5. Calculi and Urinary Tract Infections 6. Urological Imaging and Principles of Urol Technology 7. Bladder Dysfunction and Gynae Aspects 8. BPH & Andrology.