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Atlas of the Prostate

  • Reginald C. Bruskewitz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. John N. Kabalin
    Pages 61-70
  3. Marc S. Ernstoff
    Pages 95-113
  4. Michael W. Kattan, Brian J. Miles
    Pages 115-122
  5. Lorne D. Sullivan
    Pages 123-133
  6. David F. Jarrard
    Pages 135-147
  7. Edgar Ben-Josef, Arthur T. Porter
    Pages 149-162
  8. Katsuto Shinohara, Peter R. Carroll
    Pages 171-183
  9. Maxwell V. Meng
    Pages 185-199
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 201-207

About this book

Introduction

generated a plethora of well-controlled randomized trials to This second edition of the Atlas of the Prostate summarizes the current evaluation and treatment of prostatic diseases. Diseases of investigate nearly every facet of management. The individuals who conducted many of these clinical trials, which so precisely the prostate invariably affect men as they age into their sixth decade of life and beyond, and physicians who provide care for inform us as to the efficacy of these treatments, are in many older men invariably devote a greater portion of their clinical instances authors in this Atlas. attention to the prostate. This Atlas conveys important information Prostate cancer management has likewise been an area of inno­ to practicing clinicians using figures, images, tables, and algo­ vation and change in practice patterns. The emergence of rithms in a most artful rendition. The contributors are practicing brachytherapy with seed implantation of the prostate, new strate­ clinicians, and they have produced a clear and concise review of gies for androgen manipulation of advanced prostatic cancer, and prostatic diseases. The format emphasizes figures and tables over further attempts to identify effective chemotherapeutic agents are some of the advances in prostate cancer management seen in the text to accurately and quickly provide the pertinent thoughts regarding prostatic disease management for the busy clinician. past one to two decades.

Keywords

cancer pathophysiology prostate cancer prostatectomy surgery ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Reginald C. Bruskewitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of UrologyUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Medical SchoolMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-6505-5
  • Copyright Information Current Medicine Group 2003
  • Publisher Name Current Medicine Group, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4615-6507-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-6505-5
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