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The Future of Geriatric Urology

  • Tomas Lindor GrieblingEmail author
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Abstract

What is the future of geriatric urology? As the population continues to grow exponentially, the patient base of older adults with urologic issues will expand in parallel. This will lead to a continued expansion of the need for both clinical services and research. It will also result in increased workforce demands to meet these needs. This chapter reviews historical developments in the field, and projected needs for the future.

Keywords

Veteran Health Administration Radical Cystectomy Geriatric Patient Acute Care Hospital Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Urology and The Landon Center on AgingUniversity of Kansas School of MedicineKansas CityUSA

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