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Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

  • Kevin T. McVary

Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Robert E. Brannigan, John T. Grayhack
    Pages 79-96
  3. Timothy F. Donahue, Joseph A. Costa
    Pages 97-108
  4. Jonathan N. Rubenstein, Kevin T. McVary
    Pages 109-124
  5. Robert F. Donnell
    Pages 125-139
  6. Harris E. Foster Jr., Micah Jacobs
    Pages 163-193
  7. Joe O. Littlejohn, Young M. Kang, Steven A. Kaplan
    Pages 195-210
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 263-269

About this book

Introduction

Numerous recent advances in the medications and technologies available to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) raise many questions for practicing urologists seeking optimal therapies for their patients. In Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, a panel of internationally recognized expert clinicians and investigators in urology review the new treatments in the light of established urologic principles and tradition. The authors concisely evaluate the latest minimally invasive therapies, as well as time-tested surgical treatments, and review the medical therapies for BPH, namely a-adrenergic antagonists, 5a-reductase inhibitors, and their therapeutic combinations. Additional chapters examine the pathophysiology and natural history of BPH, its epidemiology, and the urodynamic evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms, with special attention given to a more current understanding and treatment of postobstructive diuresis, a significant medical complication and frequent source of urologic consultation.
Grounded in the principles and hallmarks of urology, Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy satisfies the needs of practicing urologists seeking a concise up-to-date interpretation and analysis of the many new therapies available for the treatment of BPH.

Keywords

laser pathophysiology prostatectomy thermotherapy ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Kevin T. McVary
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA

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