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Textbook of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

ISBN-10: 1899066241
ISBN-13: 9781899066247
Edition: 1996
List price: $210.00
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Description: This volume deals with all aspects of benigh prostatic hyperplasia, including basic science, epidemiology, evaluation, medical treatment, surgical and interventional options, and future directions. There is an overview on the effectiveness of  More...

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Book details

List price: $210.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 5/1/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 3.982
Language: English

This volume deals with all aspects of benigh prostatic hyperplasia, including basic science, epidemiology, evaluation, medical treatment, surgical and interventional options, and future directions. There is an overview on the effectiveness of current treatments and positive developments in research, as well as discussions of each new drug currently available. New forms of minimally invasive procedures are examined, such as lasers, hyperthermia treatment and the application of high-focused ultrasound.

Preface
List of Contributors
Macro-anatomy of the prostate
Embryology and development of the prostate
Molecular control of prostate growth
Stromal-epithelial interactions: molecular aspects and relevance to benign prostatic hyperplasia
Prostatic adrenoceptors
5 Alpha-reductase in prostate disease
Pathology of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Bladder responses to obstruction
Molecular genetics of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Population-based studies of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Natural history of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Evaluating symptoms and functional status
Clinical assessment: digital rectal examination
Prostate specific antigen and cancer assessment
Flow rate and post-void residual issues
Urodynamics and benign prostatic hyperplasia
Imaging and benign prostatic hyperplasia
The role and interpretation of core biopsies in clinical benign prostatic hyperplasia
Neurological and neurophysiological assessment
Watchful waiting
The placebo effect in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Finasteride therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Epristeride: a new 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Other hormonal treatments
Terazosin for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Doxazosin in the treatment of obstruction of the lower urinary tract
Alfuzosin
Tamsulosin
Combination therapies for benign hyperplasia
Phytotherapeutic agents
Standard surgical interventions: TUIP/TURP/OPSU
Laser prostatectomy
Interstitial laser coagulation
Hyperthermia treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Transurethral thermotherapy
Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate
High-intensity focused ultrasound
Transurethral balloon dilation of the prostate
Temporary stents
Prostatic endoprosthetics
Transurethral electro-vaporization of the prostate
Treatment outcomes and their interpretation in benign prostatic hyperplasia
Guidelines for diagnosis and management of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Economics of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Shared care for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Prostate diseases beyond the year 2000: present and future burden of prostate diseases
Index

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