Emergencies in Urology by Markus HohenfellnerEmergencies in Urology by Markus Hohenfellner

Emergencies in Urology

EditorMarkus Hohenfellner, R.A. Santucci

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This is a comprehensive textbook covering one of the few remaining blind spots on the map of urological literature. To date only a small number of publications have been dedicated to the topic of urgent and emergent problems in urology, important though they are in everyday clinical medicine. The editors are both internationally recognized urological experts and have made the effort to present an in-depth study into virtually every possible urgent urological situation with which a urologist may be confronted today. Thus the book includes chapters on topics such as urological trauma, urosepsis, urinary obstruction, oncological emergencies, intra- and postoperative complications, acute problems in children, and many more.

About The Author

Dr. Santucci is the Chief of Urology at the Detroit Receiving Hospital, one of the nation's first Level I trauma center and the only hospital built from the ground up to serve as a trauma hospital. He is an Assistant Professor at the Wayne State University and is a widely published expert in the field of trauma and emergency urology. D...

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Title:Emergencies in UrologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:687 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0 inPublished:October 14, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642080197

ISBN - 13:9783642080197

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Table of Contents

Urologic Emergencies: Overview.-The Clinical Approach to the Acutely Ill Patient.-New Developments in Anesthesia.- Anaphylaxis.-Urosepsis.- Fournier's Gangrene.- Urologic Emergencies in Pregnant Woman: Special Considerations.-Urologic Emergencies in Children: Special Considerations.- Autonomic Dysreflexia and Emergencies in Neurogenic Bladder.- Failure of Urinary Drainage: Upper Urinary. - Failure of Urinary Drainage: Lower Tract. -Scrotal Emgergencies.-Oncologic Emergencies.- Urologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes.- Trauma: Urologic Trauma: General Considerations.- Modern Trauma: New Mechansims of Injury due to Terror Attacks.- Mass Casualties: Urologic Aspects of Triage and Definitive Management.- Renal Trauma.- Trauma of the Ureter.- Bladder Trauma.- Genital Trauma.- Management of Penile Amputation.- Urethral Trauma.- Priapism.- Intraoperative Complications: Management of Intra-Operative Complications in Open Procedures.- Complications in Endoscopic Procedures.-TUR - Related Complications.-Complications in Laparoscopic Surgery.-Postoperative complications: Postoperative Complications.-Preventing and Managing Infectious Emergencies of Urologic Surgery.- Emergencies in Continent Bladder Replacement.-Emergencies in Following Renal Transplantation.- Open Salvage Surgery.- Surgical Techniques: Endoscopic and Percutaneous Procedures.- Interventional Radiology in Emergencies in Urology.- Selected Case Reports and Personal Experience.

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From the reviews:" ... the main strengths of the book include the unusually wide scope of topics which really could not be found in one text book before. The authors and editors have extensive experience with each topic and the reader can consider the discussion of each topic to be the 'gold standard.' The vignettes and the discussion of these cases are unique, personal stories and make the reader believe they are discussing the case with the author over a cup of coffee. The stories are impressive proof that persistent awareness and education are essential elements of a successful professional life." (Michael J. Metro, USA, in: UroToday, May 2007 "Hohenfellner and Santucci, with contributions of over 80 physicians-urologists, nephrologists, anaesthesiologists - produced an outstanding textbook which comprises an exhaustive survey of emergencies in urology. . The textbook is richly illustrated with more than 300 figures and 160 tables and we recommend it to all urologists and practitioners involved in emergencies management." (Dr. Paul Meria, European Urology Today, December 2007/January 2008)"The schedule of the chapters clearly demonstrates how that this book covers extensively the field of emergencies in Uological practice. . The presentation is clear. . This book is written by a panellist of specialists. . That book must be recommended to every urologist and should be easily available in all emergency departments." (P. Bonnet, Acta Chrirugica Belgica, Issue 5, 2007)