The Guest Editors have assembled expert authors to provide clinical reviews on the current knowledge about the impact of neurologic disease on the urinary tract. Specific articles are devoted to the following topics: The Cost of Care in Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction; How to Measure Quality of Life Concerns in Patients with Neurogenic Lower Urinary tract Dysfunction; Long-term Complications of the Neurogenic Bladder; Surveillance Strategies for Patients with Neurogenic Bladder; Establishing a Multi-disciplinary Approach to the Management of Neurologic Disease affecting the Urinary Tract; Evaluation and Lifetime Management of the Urinary Tract in Patients with Myelomeningocele; Contemporary Treatment of Post-Stroke Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction; Parkinson’s Disease and its Effect on the Lower Urinary Tract: Evaluation of Complications and Treatment Strategies; Management of the Neurogenic Bladder in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis; Identifying the High-Risk Neurogenic Bladder after Spinal cord Injury; Peripheral and Sacral Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction; Disease-specific Outcomes of Botulinum; Toxin Injections for Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity; Surgical Management of Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction; Tissue Engineering Strategies for Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction; Mending Gaps in Knowledge: Collaboratives in Neurogenic Bladder Research. Readers will be able to employ this clinical information in the treatment and management of their neurologic patients.
This issue of the Urologic Clinics will focus on urodynamic testing in men, women and special situations. Appropriate urodynamic testing options including video urodynamics, pressure flow studies, and neurogenic voiding discussion will be discussed. Dr. Nitti and Dr. Brucker have assembled well known experts in their fields to provide current clinical information for urodynamic evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
Dr. Cookson has put together topics and authors that speak to current knowledge on urinary diversion. Top experts provide timely clinical reviews on the most relevant information to urologists performing this surgery. Articles are devoted to the following topics: Patient Selection and Counseling for Urinary Diversion; Perioperative Preparation and Nutritional Considerations; Male Neobladder; Female Neobladder; Continent Cutaneous Urinary Diversion; Conduit Urinary Diversion; Metabolic and Nutritional Complications of Urinary Diversion; Surgical Complications of Continent Diversion; Intracorporeal Urinary Diversion; Secondary Tumors after Urinary Diversion; Quality of Life in Urinary Diversion; Urinary Diversion in Renal Transplant Patients; Urinary Diversion in the Pediatric Patients; and Tissue Engineering and Conduit Substitution. Readers will leave with the current information they need to manage patients surgically and clinically.
This issue of Surgical Clinics of North America, guest edited by Drs. Lisa T. Beaule and Moritz H. Hansen, is devoted to Practical Urology for the General Surgeon. They have assembled expert authors to review the following topics: Surgical Management of Acute Urologic Emergencies; Surgical Management of Urologic Trauma and Iatrogenic Injuries; Diagnosis and Management of Voiding Dysfunction; Surgical Management of Urinary Retention; Surgical Management of Female Voiding Dysfunction; Surgical Management of Male Voiding Dysfunction; Diagnosis and Management of Hematuria; Diagnosis and Management of Nephrolithiasis; Surgery of Urologic Implants; Surgical Pediatric Urology; Use of Bowel in Urologic Reconstructive Surgery; Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Uro-enteric Fistulae; Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Pelvic, Inguinal, and Testicular Pain; Robotic Surgery of the Kidney, Bladder and Prostate, and more!
Kidney anomalies are the most frequent abnormality detected on prenatal ultrasound. Some are inconsequential and others are life-threatening. All must be addressed by neonatologists. This edition of Pediatric Clinics of Perinatology covers these anomalies. In addition, it addresses a variety of other nephrology and urology issues that neonatologists confront. Some are rare and the chapter may then serve as an important resource. Others are common, and thus will provide updated information on diagnosis and management.
Netter's Neurology, 2nd Edition, by Drs. H. Royden Jones, Jayashri Srinivasan, Gregory J. Allam, and Richard A. Baker, uses visually rich Netter artwork to efficiently provide you with a concise overview of general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics. "It communicates often very difficult areas of neurology quite simply, and builds on basics to advanced understanding. I've never seen such well-thought-out and informative illustrations with such detail in another neurology book of this type." - First Prize Winner, Illustrated Book Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition Master general neurology and its intersection with internal medicine, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, psychiatry, and orthopedics through comprehensive topic coverage. Get a quick and memorable overview of anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation from the precision and beauty of Netter and Netter-style plates that highlight key neuroanatomical and neurologic concepts. Explore specific clinical applications with vignettes included throughout the text that bring each topic to life. Find the information you need quickly and easily thanks to the short text and concise topic overviews. See the latest developments in the field in clear detail with new artwork and new entries on ALS, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, African Sleeping Sickness, and more. Effectively visualize the underlying anatomy in living patients through upgraded neuroimaging coverage, including MR, CT, and PET. Tap into additional treatment information with more clinical vignettes that provide "real-life" illustrative case evaluations.
This issue will focus on the most common reproductive endocrine conditions encountered by healthcare providers. This series is timely and will be of interest to readers as there are many recent updates to the recommendations for appropriate evaluation and treatment of several reproductive conditions. Each chapter will address specific anatomic and hormonal conditions and will examine reproductive function from puberty to menopause. A thorough summary of abnormal uterine bleeding including recent 2012 updates for evaluation and management will be emphasized. Individual chapters on anatomic causes of bleeding, such as uterine fibroids and endometriosis, will be included with a focus on new treatment options. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a common hormonal cause of irregular bleeding and infertility, will also be reviewed. Recent studies provide insight into new fertility treatments for patients with PCOS including the use of aromatase inhibitors for ovulation induction. Other fertility related chapters include the evaluation of the infertile woman, ovulation induction, recurrent pregnancy loss, and age-related infertility. Finally, a transition to premature ovarian insufficiency and menopause will be provided. The Women’s Health Initiative publication in 2002 reported an association between hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer. There are several updates since this controversial publication and recent literature will be summarized. Attention will focus on appropriate evaluation and management of these common reproductive endocrine topics reviewing recent recommendations on best practices for clinicians.
Issues in Neurology Research and Practice / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Neurology Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Neurology Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
This is the first book to cover comprehensively all aspects of the management of the neuropathic bladder in the pediatric age group. The most recent advances in the assessment and management of these children are fully discussed. The reader is taken logically through the neurology and diagnosis of neuropathic bladder, investigations, and indications for surgical and nonsurgical intervention. There are sections on the management of infection, renal problems, constipation, and sexual problems, and there is a review of the psychological problems encountered by these children and their families.
Edited and authored by some of the most respected figures in the field, this newly revised book is your comprehensive guide to all areas of urogynecology, including urinary and fecal incontinence, urodynamic testing, management of genuine stress incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, and much more. Uniquely organized to reflect a physician's decision-making process, this practical, clinically oriented text moves from basic concepts through to clinical and urodynamic evaluation, management, and treatment. Inside, you'll find evidence-based assessments of appropriate therapies, along with algorithmic approaches to common complaints, and clear surgical illustrations. Exclusive to the third edition is a section addressing painful and irritative voiding disorders, including overactive bladder, as well as 20 new case presentations that offer opinions from the leading experts in urogynecology and urology. Features step-by-step instructions for urodynamic testing. Addresses all urogynecologic disorders, including genuine stress incontinence · pelvic organ prolapse · defecation disorders · painful and irritative voiding disorders · and specific conditions such as urinary tract infection. Presents vital information on urethral injections, covering the newest treatment options available. Examines the use of autologous materials and mesh in reconstructive pelvic surgery. Uses over 300 crisp illustrations to illuminate every detail. Contains a new section on painful and irritative voiding disorders, including a discussion of overactive bladder and the latest treatment options available. Discusses urodynamics and the most up-to-date testing available for urethral sphincteric function. Features 20 all new case presentations with expert commentary.
Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Surgery, Perioperative, and Anesthesia Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
This distinguished reference carries on a 70-year legacy as the world's most thorough, useful, readable, and understandable text on the principles and techniques of surgery. Its peerless contributors deliver all the well-rounded, state-of-the-art knowledge you need to richly grasp the pathophysiology and optimal management of every surgical condition-so you can make the best clinical decisions, avoid complications, manage unusual situations, and achieve the best possible outcomes. It is a valuable review tool for certification/recertification preparation, and an indispensable source of guidance on overcoming the challenges that arise in everyday practice. As an Expert Consult title, the thoroughly updated 18th edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable-enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection. In addition, this Premium Edition includes timely clinical updates online, plus links to MEDLINE, downloadable illustrations, bonus journal articles, review questions, and much more. Offers a more distinguished team of contributors and a better blend of clinical and basic-science information than any other source, providing you with the best possible understanding of the clinical issues surrounding every operative situation. Features a more user-friendly format, a larger and more helpful array of full-color illustrations, and a more versatile and well-constructed web site than other resources-making the answers that you need easier to locate and understand quickly. Offers an organization and content that parallels the written board American Board of Surgery exam, providing excellent preparation for certification and recertification. Includes access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, PLUS timely updates to reflect new scientific and clinical developments · references linked to MEDLINE · downloadable illustrations · bonus articles from important surgery periodicals (such as Surgical Clinics of North America, the American Journal of Surgery, Operative Techniques in General Surgery, and Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery) · review questions · and other valuable features. Incorporates an enhanced emphasis on surgical outcomes to mirror the growing importance of this topic. Delivers comprehensive updates to keep you current with the latest research, techniques, and emerging procedures in the field, as well as completely new chapters on "Surgical Patient Safety" and "Regenerative Medicine."

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