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

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4387-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-4383-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-4387-1
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