By Roger S Kirby
72 pages, 33 illustrations
Many doctors lack the time to provide a full explanation about the diagnosis and recommended treatment of urological disorders to their patients. Patient Pictures - Urological Surgery illustrates, in a simple manner, the many operations that a urologist has to offer his patient. The diagrams are accompanied by concise explanations designed to answer the questions patients considering surgery are likely to ask.
The male urinary tract
The female urinary tract
Lithotripsy of renal stone
Open removal of ureteric stone
Ureteroscopic stone removal
Lithotripsy of lower ureteric stone
Bladder stone removal (lithopaxy)
Transurethral resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
Radical cystectomy with ileal loop diversion
Radical cystectomy with total bladder replacement
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)
Laser therapy to the prostate
Retropubic prostatectomy (RPP)
Colposuspension or sling procedure
Reversal of vasectomy
Excision of hydrocele
Ligation of a varicocele
Implantation of penile prosthesis
Roger S Kirby
Professor of Urology, Director, The Prostate Centre, London, UK
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