Urological Emergencies

A Practical Guide

  • Hunter Wessells
  • Jack W. McAninch

Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Urogenital Trauma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dan Rosenstein, Jack W. McAninch
      Pages 3-23
    3. Noel A. Armenakas
      Pages 25-37
    4. Steven B. Brandes, Jay S. Belani
      Pages 39-56
    5. Eric R. Richter, Allen E. Morey
      Pages 57-69
    6. George W. Jabren, Wayne J. G. Hellstrom
      Pages 71-93
    7. Jack H. Mydlo
      Pages 95-112
  3. Infection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Maxwell V. Meng, Jack W. McAninch
      Pages 115-134
    3. Khoa B. Tran, Hunter Wessells
      Pages 135-146
    4. Dominick J. Carbone Jr.
      Pages 147-156
    5. Peter C. Black, Hunter Wessells
      Pages 157-168
  4. Vascular and Hemorrhagic Emergencies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Edward J. Yun, Christopher J. Kane
      Pages 171-180
    3. Atul D. Rajpurkar, Richard A. Santucci
      Pages 181-200
    4. Kian Tai Chong, John M. Corman
      Pages 201-212
    5. Ricardo Munarriz, Noel N. Kim, Abdul Traish, Irwin Goldstein
      Pages 213-224
    6. Gerald C. Mingin, Hiep T. Nguyen
      Pages 225-238
  5. Acute Urinary Tract Obstruction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239

About this book


Because of changing patterns in health care delivery, the management of complex urological problems is increasingly taking place in hospital emergency rooms and the offices of primary care physicians, a trend that will be exacerbated by the anticipated shortage of urologists and a rapidly growing population of elderly people. In Urological Emergencies: A Practical Guide, practicing urologists summarize the optimal management of urgent and emergent urological conditions so that physicians with limited urological training can take advantage of the many recent improvements in the management of acute urological problems. Up-to-date, evidence-based descriptions of today's optimal diagnostic and therapeutic approaches cover a wide variety of conditions ranging from traumatic, infectious, and obstructive to hemorrhagic, iatrogenic, vascular, and congenital urological emergencies. The authors review the relevant pathophysiological background and epidemiology, recommend necessary diagnostic testing, and provide detailed medical, surgical, and endourological management approaches. These include advances in diagnostic testing and radiographic imaging, nonoperative treatment of acute injuries, and endoscopic and interventional techniques for obstruction, abscess, and bleeding. The chapters are organized by pathophysiology rather than organ system, so that the reader can quickly determine best-practice approaches based on the mechanism of the given disease.
Comprehensive and user friendly, Urological Emergencies: A Practical Guide offers urology residents, practicing urologists, emergency medicine practitioners, trauma surgeons, and primary care providers without immediate access to urological consultation an invaluable resource ready for immediate bedside use.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hunter Wessells
    • 1
  • Jack W. McAninch
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Washington School of Medicine and Harborview Medical CenterSeattle
  2. 2.University of California School of Medicine and San Francisco General HospitalSan Francisco

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1385/1592598862
  • Copyright Information Humana Press Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-256-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-886-1
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