Atlas of Urodynamics / Edition 2

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Overview

By pairing the highest quality images with succinct text, this fully revised atlas explains methods of diagnosis, evaluation and treatment
  • Detailing how to set up a urodynamic laboratory and discusses equipment and individual urodynamic techniques
  • Illustrating neurologic conditions, looking at the special problems of pediatric and geriatric patients
  • With unique, carefully reproduced urodynamic tracings and scans show you what to expect in the lab
  • The highly regarded author team is led by Dr. Jerry Blaivas, a recognized expert in the field who received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviews functions and disorders of the lower urinary tract, explaining diagnostic modalities, evaluation, and treatment methods. Part I details how to set up a urodynamic laboratory and discusses simple versus complex equipment and testing, with chapters on individual urodynamic techniques. Part II illustrates common and unique findings in neurologic conditions, voiding dysfunction in women, and prostatic incontinence in men, and looks at the special problems of the pediatric and geriatric patient. Includes b&w images. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405146258
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/14/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Jerry G. Blaivas is Clinical Professor of Urology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Chief of Urogynecology at Lenox Hill Hospital and Medical Director of UroCenter of New York, the first truly multidisciplinary Urology-Gynecology Center in the Northeast and one of the few such centers worldwide.

He is a recognized world expert in the field of female urology, prostate problems in men, reconstructive surgery, male and female voiding dysfunction, incontinence, neurogenic bladder and urodynamics and has pioneered many of the current diagnostic and surgical procedures to correct stress incontinence, urinary fistulas, urethral diverticulum, overactive bladder and neurogenic bladder. Dr. Blaivas has been listed in Best Doctors in America and Best Doctors in New York for over a decade and has won numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology.

Finally, Dr. Blaivas is editor-in-chief of Neurourology and Urodynamics. He is on the editorial board of Contemporary Urology and on the editorial staff and reviewer for a number of other journals. He is the primary author of over 300 peer review scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters and has edited 6 books.

He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, American Urogynecologic Society, Society of Pelvic Surgeons, American Urological Association, American College of Surgeons, Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, Society of University Urologists, Societe Internationale d'Urologie, and the International Continence Society.

Michael Chancellor
Professor, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Department of Urology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Jeffrey P. Weiss
Professor of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Michael Verhaaren
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

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Table of Contents

Section One - Patient evaluation.

Overview.

Pre-urodynamic evaluation.

Section Two - Techniques.

Cystometry.

Leak Point Pressure.

Uroflowmetry.

Electromyography.

Urethral pressure measurement.

Synchronous pressure/uroflow.

Video-urodynamics.

Sphincter electromyography.

Section Three - Diagnosis.

A Neuro-urology.

Normal and abnormal physiology of micturition.

Spinal cord injury.

Cerebrovascular accident, Parkinson's Disease and other intracranial diseases.

Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating disorders.

Diabetes Mellitus.

Cauda equina, Infections and other spinal diseases.

B Male voiding disorders.

BPH, bladder neck obstruction and prostatitis.

Post-prostatectomy incontinence.

C Female Urology.

Stress incontinence.

Mixed incontinence.

Overactive bladder.

Bladder outlet obstruction.

Pelvic organ prolapse.

Leak point pressure in stress incontinence.

Painful bladder syndrome and interstitial cystitis.

D Pediatrics, geriatrics and bladder reconstruction.

Pediatric urodynamics.

Geriatric urodynamics.

Urodynamic evaluation of urinary tract reconstruction.

Appendix.

ICS recommendations on good urodynamic practice

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