This book provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the evolving techniques and current status of interventional urology. The book is organized by organ system with subtopics covering imaging technologies, interventional techniques, and clinical outcomes for the vast variety of interventional urologic procedures. It represents the first single text covering these topics and will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.
Written by experts in the field, Interventional Urology provides a richly illustrated, image-guided, state-of-the art review of this new field, that will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, interventional urologists, interventional radiologists, researchers, and residents with an interest in interventional urology.
Table of contents
- History of Interventional Urology - Imaging the Urinary Tract: Fundamentals of Ultrasound, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic - Resonance Imaging - Image Fusion Principles: Theory - Prostate Imaging - Imaging of Benign Prostatic Conditions - Transrectal Ultrasound of the Prostate - Fusion-Guided Prostate Biopsy - Template Mapping Biopsies: An Overview of Technique and Results - Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) and Elastographic Imaging - High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer - Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy - IRE for Prostate Cancer - Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer - Radiation Therapy: Brachytherapy - Selective Arterial Prostatic Embolization (SAPE): BPH Embolization - Treatments for Benign Conditions of the Prostate Gland - Kidney Imaging - Renal Mass Biopsy - Urinary Diversion and Drainage - Renal Ablations - Renal Angiography and Embolization - Nutcracker Syndrome - Renal Artery Stenosis - Hemorrhagic Cystitis - Endovascular Management of Priapism and Erectile Dysfunction