Clinical Management of Urolithiasis by Thomas KnollClinical Management of Urolithiasis by Thomas Knoll

Clinical Management of Urolithiasis

EditorThomas Knoll, Margaret S. Pearle

Hardcover | July 27, 2012

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A host of new technologies, techniques, and medical regimens have been introduced over the past 30 years for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of urinary calculi. These range from novel imaging procedures and medical expulsive therapy to interventional treatment options. The contemporary urologist should be familiar with and adept at implementing these new concepts and techniques. Clinical Management of Urolithiasis will serve as a practical guide to every clinically relevant aspect of urolithiasis and its treatment, both surgical and medical. In addition to providing up-to-date evidence-based recommendations regarding stone management, the book reflects the real-life experience of well-known international experts. Each chapter includes tables and algorithms that allow the reader easily to check the requirements for specific procedures and to translate them into clinical practice.
Thomas Knoll attended the University of Heidelberg Medical School, where he received his M.D. degree in 1998. He completed his Urology and General Surgery residency at Mannheim University Hospital and became a staff member and vice-chair at the Department of Urology, Mannheim University Hospital in 2004 and 2007, respectively. In 2004,...
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Title:Clinical Management of UrolithiasisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:232 pagesPublished:July 27, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:364228731X

ISBN - 13:9783642287312

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Table of Contents

Epidemiology.-Imaging.-Acute Flank Pain.-Observations vs. Active Treatment.-Treatment Decisions.-Shock Wave Lithotripsy.-Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Opinion - The Ideal Machine.-Ureteroscopy.-Ureteroscopy:  Opinion  -  No Access Sheath.-Ureteroscopy :Opinion  - No Stents.-Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.-Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy : Opinion: - Supine Position.-Laparoscopic.-Pediatric Stones.-Stones in Pregnancy.-Stones in Exceptional Situations.-Metabolic Work-up.-Dietary Stone Prevention.-Dietary Stone Prevention : Opinion  - High/Low Calcium, Oxlate Restriction.-Pharmacological Stone Prevention.

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From the reviews:"This book summarizes the contemporary management, treatment, and prevention of urolithiasis. . The chapters are concise and contain excellent tables, diagrams, radiologic images, and operative photographs. . This book meets its every objective. The audience is broad. It includes urologists at all levels of training, nephrologists, primary care physicians, emergency care physicians, medical students, nutritionists, and nurses. . I strongly recommend this book to any clinician who has patients with urolithiasis. Moreover, it should be on every urologist's bookshelf." (Sanjay Kasturi, Doody's Review Service, February, 2013)