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TitleAtlas of the Prostate [electronic resource] / edited by Reginald C. Bruskewitz
ImprintLondon : Current Medicine Group : Imprint: Current Medicine Group, 2003
Edition Second Edition
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Descript 207 p. 845 illus., 782 illus. in color. online resource


generated a plethora of well-controlled randomized trials to This second edition of the Atlas of the Prostate summarizes the current evaluation and treatment of prostatic diseases. Diseases of investigate nearly every facet of management. The individuals who conducted many of these clinical trials, which so precisely the prostate invariably affect men as they age into their sixth decade of life and beyond, and physicians who provide care for inform us as to the efficacy of these treatments, are in many older men invariably devote a greater portion of their clinical instances authors in this Atlas. attention to the prostate. This Atlas conveys important information Prostate cancer management has likewise been an area of innoยญ to practicing clinicians using figures, images, tables, and algoยญ vation and change in practice patterns. The emergence of rithms in a most artful rendition. The contributors are practicing brachytherapy with seed implantation of the prostate, new strateยญ clinicians, and they have produced a clear and concise review of gies for androgen manipulation of advanced prostatic cancer, and prostatic diseases. The format emphasizes figures and tables over further attempts to identify effective chemotherapeutic agents are some of the advances in prostate cancer management seen in the text to accurately and quickly provide the pertinent thoughts regarding prostatic disease management for the busy clinician. past one to two decades


1 The Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- 2 Clinical Evaluation of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- The Relationships Among Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, Benign Prostatic Enlargement, and Bladder Outlet Obstruction -- Urodynamic Evaluation -- Radiologic Imaging of the Lower Urinary Tract -- Cystourethroscopy -- Clinical Approach for the Assessment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms -- 3 Medical Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- Selecting Patients for the Medical Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- Altering the Static Component of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Through Endocrine Therapy -- Altering the Dynamic Component of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Through ?-Blocker Therapy -- Recent Results From the Medical Therapy of Prostatic Symptoms (MTOPS) Study -- 4 Minimally Invasive Therapies for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy and Needle Ablation -- Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy -- Transurethral Needle Ablation -- 5 Laser Prostatectomy -- Transurethral Ultrasound-guided Laser-induced Prostatectomy -- Nd:YAG Free-beam Laser Prostatectomy -- Ho:YAG Laser Resection of the Prostate -- Interstitial Laser Coagulation of the Prostate -- 6 Transurethral Resection and Incision of the Prostate, and Open Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia -- Positioning for Surgery -- Transurethral Resection of the Prostate -- Transurethral Incision of the Prostate -- Clinical Outcomes of Transurethral Resection of the Prostate -- Open Prostatectomy: Suprapubic -- Open Prostatectomy: Retropubic -- 7 Prostatitis: Definition and Clinical Approaches -- 8 Clinical Aspects of Prostate Cancer -- Early Detection of Prostate Cancer -- Staging of Prostate Cancer -- Pathologic Considerations -- Conclusions -- 9 Decision Making for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer 1 -- 10 Radical Perineal Prostatectomy -- 11 Nerve-sparing Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy -- Preoperative Considerations -- Operative Technique -- Complications -- 12 External Beam Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer -- Local Anatomy and Patterns of Disease Spread -- Conventional Photon External Beam Radiotherapy -- Results of External Beam Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer -- Advances in Treatment of Prostate Cancer Using External Beam Radiotherapy -- External Beam Radiotherapy Following Radical Prostatectomy -- 13 Permanent Seed Interstitial Prostate Brachvtherapy -- Patient Selection -- Preoperative Evaluation -- Treatment Selection -- Procedure -- Outcomes -- Complications -- High Doseโ{128}{148}rate Temporary Prostate Implants -- 14 Cryoablation of Prostate Cancer -- Cryobiology -- Equipment -- Patient Selection -- Procedure -- Complications -- Tumor Control -- 15 Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer -- Imaging and Staging -- Endocrine Factors -- Hormonal Therapy -- Hormone-refractory Prostate Cancer -- Color Plates

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