Primer of Geriatric Urology

  • Thomas J. Guzzo
  • George W. Drach
  • Alan J. Wein

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Abdo E. Kabarriti, George W. Drach
    Pages 1-6
  3. Abdo E. Kabarriti, George W. Drach
    Pages 7-14
  4. Siobhan M. Hartigan, Ariana L. Smith
    Pages 15-31
  5. Mary Ann Forciea
    Pages 33-42
  6. Daniel J. Canter, Eugene J. Pietzak, Thomas J. Guzzo
    Pages 43-63
  7. Benjamin L. Taylor, Thomas J. Guzzo
    Pages 65-76
  8. Amy M. Pearlman, Matthew J. Resnick, Thomas J. Guzzo
    Pages 77-107
  9. Mary Ann Forciea
    Pages 109-117
  10. George W. Drach, Edna Schwab
    Pages 119-127
  11. Amy M. Pearlman, Ariana L. Smith, Alan J. Wein
    Pages 129-148
  12. Alexander Skokan, Diane K. Newman
    Pages 149-162
  13. Hailiu Yang, Christina Ho, Philip T. Zhao, Daniel Su, Allen D. Seftel
    Pages 163-227
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 229-237

About this book


The field of geriatric urology continues to evolve and expand since the publication of the first edition of this book. The second edition of this book builds upon the previous addition and provides an introductory overview of the demographics of our aging population and their unique needs. It also provides an in depth review of urologic conditions and their treatment in the elderly patient population. The second edition also includes new and updated information with regard to management of the geriatric urology patient. Chapters were written by members of the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania. Each faculty member included has specific areas of expertise related to their topics.

Primer of Geriatric Urology, Second Edition will be of interest to urologists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals including physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners who treat urologic patients. Additionally, this book will also be of interest to primary care providers treating elderly patients.


Approach to the Aging Patient Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (GSA) Perioperative Care Urodynamics Urologic Office Procedures

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas J. Guzzo
    • 1
  • George W. Drach
    • 2
  • Alan J. Wein
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPHILADELPHIAUSA
  2. 2.Department of Urology in SurgeryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of UrologyPerelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-4926-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-4928-1
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