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Urologic Prostheses

The Complete Practical Guide to Devices, Their Implantation, and Patient Follow-up (Current Clinical Urology)

By Culley C. Carson

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Format: Hardback, 328 pages
Other Information: 178 black & white illustrations, 69 black & white halftones, 109 black & white line drawings
Published In: United States, 07 December 2001
A team of authoritative urologic surgeons reviews the latest advances in urologic prosthetic surgery and the patient management techniques needed to successfully implement them. These highly experienced clinicians fully describe each technique and process, providing proven guidelines for patient evaluation prior to its use, its surgical implantation, and postoperative treatment of the patient. The topics expertly covered range from injectable materials used in a variety of circumstances to artificial urinary sphincters, from urethral stents, penile implants, testicular and penile prostheses, to the newer penile rigidity systems.

Table of Contents

History of Urologic Prostheses Culley C. Carson III Tissue Engineering for the Replacement of Urologic Organs Anthony Atala Injectable Agents for Urinary Incontinence Edward J. McGuire Injectable Materials for Use in Urology Raul C. Ordorica and Jorge Lockhart Teflon Injection for Incontinence After Radical Prostatectomy Choonghee Noh, David Shusterman, and James L. Mohler Urethral Stents for Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction Ian K. Walsh and Anthony R. Stone Urolume Stents in the Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Christopher R. Chapple, J. C. Damian Png, Jorgen Nordling, and Euan J. G. Milroy Testicular Prostheses Timothy P. Bukowski Current Status and Future of Penile Prosthesis Surgery Culley C. Carson III Semirigid, Malleable, and Mechanical Penile Prostheses: Survey and State of the Art Roy A. Brandell and J. Brantley Thrasher Inflatable Penile Prostheses: The American Medical Systems' Experience Drogo K. Montague and Kenneth W. Angermeier Experience with the Mentor a-1 Ricardo M. Munarriz and Irwin Goldstein Peyronie's Disease and Penile Implants Steven K. Wilson and Kevin L. Billips Current Approach to Penile Prosthesis Infection John J. Mulcahy Reoperation for Penile Prosthesis Implantation Run Wang and Ronald W. Lewis Corporeal Fibrosis: Penile Prosthesis Implantation and Corporeal Reconstruction Kenneth W. Angermeier and Drogo Montague Artificial Urinary Sphincter for Treatment of Male Urinary Incontinence Ananias C. Diokno and Kenneth M. Peters Female Incontinence and the Artificial Urinary Sphincter Irving J. Fishman and F. Brantley Scott


"The book is best suited for the practicing urologist, but can also be used by the medical student and other interested allied healthcare professionals. The authors are all credible and well-known. The book spans the entire gamut of urologic prostheses, including tissue engineering, injectables, various stents and finally penile prostheses. The best features are the short concise chapters written by respected authorities in the field. All the chapters are quite comprehensive. This is a high-quality, well written, timely book. This is unique in the field, for there are few, if any similar books. A book such as this is needed to keep the practitioner updated on these ever-changing matters." -Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal "The layout of the book is clear and logical and the structure of each of the individual author's contributions is uniform and well illustrated...a useful reference text for trainees in urology and urologists who practice prosthetic surgery." -ANZ J. Surg.

EAN: 9780896038943
ISBN: 0896038947
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Dimensions: 23.52 x 16.05 x 2.39 centimetres (0.74 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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