By Roger S Kirby
66 pages, 31 illustrations
$25.00 (Our delivery cost is a flat fee of $9.00 so the more you order the better!)
Designed to aid patient-doctor communication on many aspects of prostate disease and treatments, Patient Pictures : Prostate diseases and their treatments couples clear informative bullet points with simple drawings. Each double-page covers a separate topic or treatment and 'stands alone'. Pages can be photocopied to give to patients to take away.
Location and function of the prostate
Enlargement of the prostate gland
Symptoms of prostate enlargement
Tests for prostate problems
Treatment of prostate enlargement
5-alpha reductase inhibitors
Transurethral incision of the prostate
Transurethral resection of the prostate
GreenLight laser therapy
Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP)
Development of prostate cancer
Metastatic prostate cancer
Biopsy of the prostate
Investigations for prostate cancer
Laparoscopic and robotic radical prostatectomy
Cytoreduction followed by radiotherapy
Cryosurgery and high-intensity focused ultrasound
Hormonal control of prostate cancer: drug therapy and surgery
Hormonal control of prostate cancer: antiandrogens
‘Hormone-escaped’ prostate cancer
Roger S Kirby
Professor of Urology, Director, The Prostate Centre, London, UK
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