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Bladder Dysfunction in the Adult

The Basis for Clinical Management

  • Alan J. Wein
  • Karl-Erik Andersson
  • Marcus J. Drake
  • Roger R. Dmochowski

Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Basic Considerations: Normal Function

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Karl-Erik Andersson
      Pages 3-18
  3. Types of Bladder Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Roger R. Dmochowski, Alex Gomelsky
      Pages 27-35
    3. Thomas Renninson, Marcus J. Drake, Brian Andrew Parsons
      Pages 37-50
    4. Thomas Renninson, Amit Mevcha, Brian Andrew Parsons
      Pages 51-57
    5. Marcus J. Drake
      Pages 59-63
    6. Jonathan Williams
      Pages 65-73
  4. Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Marcus J. Drake
      Pages 85-93
    3. Jalesh N. Panicker, Marcus J. Drake
      Pages 95-99
  5. Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Alan J. Wein, Diane K. Newman
      Pages 103-112
    3. Dev Mohan Gulur, Marcus J. Drake
      Pages 113-119
    4. Alex Gomelsky, Roger R. Dmochowski
      Pages 223-231
    5. Alex Gomelsky, Roger R. Dmochowski
      Pages 233-239

About this book


Bladder Dysfunction in the Adult: The Basis for Clinical Management succinctly describes all that the healthcare professional needs to know when treating lower urinary tract symptoms. The book describes how to assess and treat every group of patients likely to be affected with bladder problems, and the underlying mechanisms responsible. Women with stress incontinence, men with enlarged prostates, people with neurological disease and the elderly are all discussed in particular detail. For all professionals treating or learning to treat patients with urinary storage or voiding problems, the concise presentation and thorough coverage provides treatment recommendations and clear explanations.

Authored by recognized experts in their respective fields, Bladder Dysfunction in the Adult: The Basis for Clinical Management is a comprehensive resource that allows the reader to develop the knowledge, understanding, and confidence to deal with the many clinical challenges of bladder dysfunction.  

Editors and affiliations

  • Alan J. Wein
    • 1
  • Karl-Erik Andersson
    • 2
  • Marcus J. Drake
    • 3
  • Roger R. Dmochowski
    • 4
  1. 1.Perelman School of MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Aarhus UniversityAIAS, Aarhus Institute of Advanced StudiesAarhusDenmark
  3. 3.Urological InstituteUniversity of Bristol and BristolBristolUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Department of Urologic SurgeryVanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

About the editors

Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD(hon), FACS
Founders Professor and Chief of Urology, Director, Urology Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Perelman School of Medicine, Perelman Center for Advanced Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Karl-Erik Andersson, MD, PhD
AIAS, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.

Marcus Drake, MA (Cantab), DM (Oxon), FRCS(Urol)
University of Bristol and Bristol Urological Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom.

Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, MMHC
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Urologic Surgery, Nashville, TN, USA.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Bladder Dysfunction in the Adult
  • Book Subtitle The Basis for Clinical Management
  • Editors Alan J. Wein
    Karl-Erik Andersson
    Marcus J. Drake
    Roger R. Dmochowski
  • Series Title Current Clinical Urology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Clinical Urology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4939-0852-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-5150-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4939-0853-0
  • Series ISSN 2197-7194
  • Series E-ISSN 2197-7208
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 301
  • Number of Illustrations 2 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Urology
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