Basic Science and Clinical Practice

  • Jamsheer J. Talati
  • Hans-Goran Tiselius
  • David M. Albala

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John D. Denstedt, Andrew Fuller
      Pages 13-20
    3. Amanullah Memon, Khursheed Anwar, Nasir Orakzai, M. Hammad Ather, Syed Raziuddin Biyabani, Abdul Razzaq Nasir et al.
      Pages 21-38
    4. Raguram Ganesamoni, Shrawan K. Singh
      Pages 39-46
    5. Y. M. Fazil Marickar
      Pages 47-51
    6. Deyi Luo, Hong Li, Kunjie Wang
      Pages 53-59
    7. Fernando Korkes, Nestor Schor, Ita Pfeferman Heilberg
      Pages 61-66
    8. Ming-Chak Lee, Simon Virgil Bariol
      Pages 73-76
    9. Gholamreza Pourmand, Bita Pourmand
      Pages 85-87
    10. Andrei Novikov, Tair Nazarov, Vladimir Yu. Startsev
      Pages 97-105
    11. Jamsheer J. Talati, Naveed Haroon, Alberto Trinchieri
      Pages 107-110
  3. Etiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Michel Daudon, Paul Jungers
      Pages 113-140
    3. Pietro Manuel Ferraro, Giovanni Gambaro
      Pages 141-149
    4. Jamsheer Jehangir Talati, Naveed Haroon, Alberto Trinchieri
      Pages 151-154
    5. Ben H. Chew, Dirk Lange, Roger A. L. Sutton
      Pages 165-175
    6. Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Shamim Mushtaq
      Pages 177-181
    7. Samra Bashir, Naveed Ahmed Khan, Anwarul-Hassan Gilani
      Pages 183-186
    8. Charles Y. C. Pak
      Pages 187-194
    9. Somnuek Domrongkitchaiporn, Wasana Stitchantrakul
      Pages 195-198
    10. Jessica A. Mandeville, Ehud Gnessin, James E. Lingeman
      Pages 209-218
    11. Yao Liang Deng, Cheng Yang Li
      Pages 219-226
    12. Albrecht Hesse, Roswitha Siener
      Pages 227-230
    13. Janet Colli, Raju Thomas
      Pages 231-235
    14. Hans-Göran Tiselius
      Pages 237-240
  4. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Ahmed S. El-Hefnawy, Ahmed A. Shokeir
      Pages 243-250
    3. James H. Masterson, Alyson Brinker, Nathan Hawkes, Lee D. Hall, Danielle A. Taysom, Brian K. Auge et al.
      Pages 255-263
    4. Zafar Sajjad
      Pages 265-270
    5. Maseeh uz Zaman
      Pages 271-275
    6. Sean A. Pierre
      Pages 277-281
  5. Technology and Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. Carl Sarkissian, Manoj Monga
      Pages 293-299
    3. Joel M. H. Teichman, Jinze Qiu, Wook Kang, Kin Foong Chan, Thomas E. Milner
      Pages 313-325
    4. Ehud Gnessin, James E. Lingeman
      Pages 327-332
    5. Demetrius H. Bagley, Kelly A. Healy
      Pages 333-342
    6. Mohammad Iqbal, Khurram Mutahir Siddiqui
      Pages 343-346
    7. Brian H. Eisner, Stephen P. Dretler
      Pages 347-350
  6. Management Strategies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 351-351
    2. Ahmed S. El-Hefnawy, Ahmed Abed, Ahmed A. Shokeir
      Pages 353-361

About this book


Urolithiasis: Basic Science and Clinical Practice is a comprehensive text that assists urologists in defining the best choice of treatment for each case through a balanced presentation of underlying science, diagnostic methods and practical tips, with additional discussions on educational issues, costs and management of resources.


This user-friendly practical resource is replete with full-color illustrations and radiographs, covering all aspects of stone disease, and offering perspectives from Europe, the Americas, China, South Asia, Africa, and Australia. Topics include the biochemical and physiological basis of stone formation, treatment options, complications, assessment of techniques and technologies available, and guidelines on the prevention of stone recurrence. 


Urolithiasis: Basic Science and Clinical Practice is the definitive text on stone disease and is a must read for young consultants starting a new practice, and urologists in residence and training.


Kidney Stones Urolithiasis

Editors and affiliations

  • Jamsheer J. Talati
    • 1
  • Hans-Goran Tiselius
    • 2
  • David M. Albala
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Surgery Section of UrologyAga Khan UniversityKarachiPakistan
  2. 2.Karolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden
  3. 3., Syracuse UniversityCrouse HospitalNew YorkUSA
  4. 4., Department of UrologyTongji HospitalWuhanChina, People's Republic

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