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Drug Treatment in Urology

  • ID: 2222138
  • Book
  • December 2005
  • Region: Global
  • 320 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • A working guide to the use of drugs in the treatment of urological disease
  • The content is arranged so that the busy urologist can go quickly and easily to the relevant section
  • Coverage of treatment is evidence–based
  • It is the only current book on drug treatment in urology

Great strides have been made in the understanding of the scientific basis of urological conditions and this has allowed the development of drugs for a wide variety of urological disorders.
This book provides urologists with a working guide to the rapidly growing armoury of drugs available to them.

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List of contributors.


Part 1 Functional Disorders.

1 Urinary Incontinence (Stephen J. Griffin & William H. Turner).

2 Medical Therapy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Simon R. J. Bott, Charlotte L. Foley & Roger S. Kirby).

3 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction (Ian Eardley).

4 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis (Mary Garthwaite & Ian Eardley).

Part 2 Urinary Tract Infection.

5 Treatment of Simple Urinary Tract Infection (Dana Stieber & Kalpana Gupta).

6 New Concepts in Antimicrobial Treatment for Complicated Urinary Tract Infections: Single Daily Aminoglycoside Dosing and Switch Therapy (Richard A. Santucci & John N. Krieger).

7 Prostatitis (Martin Ludwig & Wolfgang Weidner).

8 Perioperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Urological Interventions of the Urinary and Male Genital Tract (Kurt G. Naber).

9 Candiduria (Jack D. Sobel).

Part 3 Urological Oncology.

10 Pharmacotherapy in the Management of Prostate Cancer (Jeetesh Bhardwa & Roger S. Kirby).

11 Drugs in Superficial Bladder Cancer (Peter Whelan).

12 Systemic Therapy for Bladder Cancer (J. D. Chester & M. G. Leahy).

13 Testicular Cancer (Jourik A. Gietema & Dirk Th. Sleijfer).

14 Renal Cancer (Naveen S. Vasudev & Poulam M. Patel).

Part 4 Analgesia.

15 Postoperative Analgesia (Patrick McHugh).

16 Treatment of Pain in Urology (Adrian D. Joyce & William R. Cross).


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Ian Eardley
Peter Whelan
Roger Kirby
Anthony Schaeffer
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