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Textbook of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Second Edition
edited by Roger S Kirby

Textbook of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a standard reference work on the subject of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Features:

  • Highlights the link between lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH and sexual dysfunction
  • Provides a clearer understanding of the molecular mechanisms that underlie abnormal growth patterns
  • Discusses updated medical therapy such as 5a-reductase inhibitor and an a-blocker as the optimum means of relieving symptoms and preventing disease progression
  • Covers the latest surgical techniques such as laser prostatectomy and other minimally invasive procedure

Contents

Basic Science

  • Macro-Anatomy of the Prostate
  • Embryology and Development of the Prostate
  • Molecular Control of Prostatic Growth
  • Molecular Aspects of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Human Prostatic Adrenoceptors
  • The Pathology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bladder Responses to Obstruction
  • Molecular Genetics of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Epidemiology

  • Measuring and Assessing BPH in Population Groups
  • Descriptive Epidemiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Etiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Epidemiology of Acute Urinary Retention
  • Natural History of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Evaluation

  • Evaluating Symptoms and Functional Status
  • Screening for Prostate Cancer in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Flow Rate and Postvoid Residual Issues
  • Urodynamics and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Imaging and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Needle Biopsy in Men with BPH: Histopathologic Interpretation and Clinical Significance
  • Neurologic and Neurophysiologic Assessment

Medical Treatment

  • Medical Management-Watchful Waiting
  • The Placebo Effect in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Dutasteride in the Treatment of the BPH Patient
  • Finasteride in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Combination Therapy in the Treatment of BPH
  • The Differential Effects of Adrenoceptor Antagonists on Prostate Tissue Growth
  • Terazosin in the Treatment of Obstruction of the Lower Urinary Tract
  • Doxazosin in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Alfuzosin
  • Tamsulosin
  • Phytotherapeutic Agents in the Treatment of LUTS and BPH
  • Uroselectivity Revisited

Surgical/Interventional Options

  • Surgical Interventions for BPH
  • Transurethral Laser prostatectomy
  • Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA) for Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Interstitial Laser Therapy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy
  • Temporary Stents

Shared Care

  • The Impact of BPH on Sexual Function

Index

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Textbook of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Second Edition
edited by Roger S Kirby

2004 576 pages $848.95 + shipping
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