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Handbook of Urology

John Kellogg Parsons (Editor), John B. Eifler (Editor), Misop Han (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-67256-3 November 2013 Wiley-Blackwell 308 Pages


Are you a urologist, trainee, or medical student managing patients with conditions like BPH, urinary stones or priapism?

Do you require a rapid-reference guide to clinical management?

If so, this full colour, practical handbook is the ideal resource, providing rapid-access information on the clinical management of all major urologic disorders and problems likely to be encountered daily. 

With a strong emphasis on user-friendliness and point-of-care accessibility, sections are divided according to the major areas of urology, with each chapter containing the following features:

•     case histories

•     multiple choice questions

•     key points box

•     key weblinks box

•     common errors in diagnosis/treatment boxes

An experienced contributor team outlines the skills required to provide appropriate assessment and management of patients; in particular identifying the correct diagnostic and management options for each disorder, and how to perform basic urological procedures safely and effectively.  Information corresponds to relevant American Urological Association (AUA) and European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines for clinical management.
Perfect for quick browsing prior to performing a consultation, preparing for ward rounds, or when brushing up for the Boards, Handbook of Urology is the ideal quick-stop manual for urologists of all levels involved in day to day management of patients.

Contributors, viii

Preface to the First Edition, x

Section 1 Infections

1 Infections of the urinary tract, 3
Mark W. Ball

2 Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Urologic Procedures, 12
Jeffrey K. Mullins

Section 2 Urinary lithiasis

3 Nephrolithiasis: Etiology, Stone Composition, Medical Management, and
Prevention, 23
Robert M. Turner II and Michelle Jo Semins

4 Nephrolithiasis: Evaluation and Surgical Treatment, 32
Bishoy A. Gayed and Michelle Jo Semins

Section 3 Reproductive and Sexual Function

5 Male infertility, 43
Ahmed Magheli

6 Erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease, 55
Jeffrey K. Mullins

Section 4 Emergency Urology

7 Genitourinary trauma, 67
Adam Kern

8 Testicular torsion and trauma, 75
Adam Kern

9 Acute gross hematuria: etiology and management, 82
Kenneth Tseng

10 Priapism, 88
Debasish Sundi and Trinity J. Bivalacqua

11 Urinary fistulae, 96
Adam Kern

12 Urethral stricture disease, 103
Debasish Sundi and Arthur L. Burnett

Section 5 Urine storage and emptying

13 Neurourology, 111
Ifeanyichukwu Anusionwu

14 Urogynecology, 116
Ifeanyichukwu Anusionwu

15 Interstitial cystitis and chronic pelvic pain, 123
Ifeanyichukwu Anusionwu

Section 6 Oncology

16 Prostate Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, 129
John B. Eifler

17 Prostate Cancer: Localized, 139
Stacy Loeb

18 Prostate cancer: treatment of metastatic disease, 149
John B. Eifler

19 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, 157
John B. Eifler

20 Bladder cancer: superficial, 166
Ashley E. Ross and Trinity J. Bivalacqua

21 Invasive Bladder Cancer and Urinary Diversion, 173
Ashley E. Ross and Trinity J. Bivalacqua

22 Penile and urethral cancer, 180
Nicholas C. Field, Matthew Eric Hyndman

23 Ureteral and renal pelvic tumors, 189
Elias Hyams and Brian Matlaga

24 Angiomyolipoma, oncocytoma and retroperitoneal fibrosis, 199
Phillip M. Pierorazio

25 Malignant Renal parenchymal tumors, 208
Phillip M. Pierorazio

26 Adrenal Disorders, 217
Jeffrey K. Mullins

27 Testicular tumors, 228
Varun Sharma and Markus Margreiter

Section 7 Congenital and Acquired Disease

28 Obstructing Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract, 239
Kristina D. Suson

29 Developmental Abnormalities of the Genitalia: Disorders of Sexual
Differentiation, Hypospadias, and Cryptorchidism, 247
Eric Z. Massanyi

30 Pediatric Urinary Infections, Vesicoureteral Refl ux, and Voiding Dysfunction, 254
Eric Z. Massanyi

31 Pediatric Genitourinary Oncology, 261
Eric Z. Massanyi

32 The Exstrophy–Epispadias Complex, 268
Kristina D. Suson

33 Bladder Augmentation, bladder neck reconstruction and continent diversions in children, 276
Angela D Gupta

34 End Stage Renal Disease and Transplantation, 280
Angela D Gupta


Uropharmacology, 285
John B. Eifler

Index, 289

Color plate section can be found facing page 166