Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Innovations in Management

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The past 15 years have witnessed a marked increase in attempts to identify safe and effective treatment alternatives to prostatectomy. This book is a review of the current therapeutic efforts in the management of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. It is presented by a group of highly regarded basic and clinical scientists with a major interest in prostatic diseases.
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Overview

The past 15 years have witnessed a marked increase in attempts to identify safe and effective treatment alternatives to prostatectomy. This book is a review of the current therapeutic efforts in the management of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. It is presented by a group of highly regarded basic and clinical scientists with a major interest in prostatic diseases.
The information provided in this book is aimed at a wide audience including private practice and academic urologists, research fellows and doctors in postgraduate training, and basic scientists interested in prostatic pathology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642781872
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Etiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Can this Disease Be Prevented?.- 2 Pathogenesis of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Potential Role of Mesenchymal-Epithelial Interactions.- 3 The Natural History of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 4 Chromosome Abnormalities in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 5 Quantifying the Smooth Muscle Content of the Prostate Using Double Immunoenzymatic Staining and Color-Assisted Image Analysis.- 6 Evaluation of End Points in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 7 Contemporary Imaging of the Prostate.- 8 Progress in Surgery for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 9 The Use of Endoprostheses in the Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 10 Prostatic Balloon Dilation.- 11 Laser Therapy in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 12 The Use of Pharmacologic Agents for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 13 Physical Principles of Microwave Hyperthermia of the Prostate.- 14 Biologic Effects of Local Microwave Hyperthermia on Prostatic Tissues.- 15 Cell-Mediated Immune Response in Patients Undergoing Prostatic Hyperthermia.- 16 Transrectal Hyperthermia in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 17 Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy.- 18 Treatment Results with Transurethral Hyperthermia in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.- 19 Critical Evaluation of Treatment Modalities in Local Hyperthermia of the Prostate.- 20 Optimization of Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Outcome of Clinical Trials and Future Directions.- List of Contributors.
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