Current Clinical Urology

Prostate Biopsy

Indications, Techniques, and Complications

Editors: Jones, J. Stephen (Ed.)

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  • Presents all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer
  • Includes coverage of topics of great importance, such as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques
  • Contains the expert opinions of internationally acclaimed specialists on prostate cancer diagnosis
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About this book

Advances in prostate biopsy have made major complications uncommon and prostate biopsy is now one of the most common procedures performed by urologists. In Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications, all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer, including risk factor assessment, indications for biopsy, techniques, complications, and emerging technologies in the science are presented. Topics of great importance in the field of prostate biopsy such as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques are addressed Internationally acclaimed specialists provide their expert opinions on all topics related to prostate cancer diagnosis. Browsing the list of authors involves recognition of those who have defined the science of prostate cancer diagnosis and those who continue to improve it on an ongoing basis. Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications provides today’s most comprehensive and state of the art material written about prostate biopsy.

About the authors

Steven Jones, MD, is the Vice Chairman of hte Glickman Urological Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, one of the foremost departments of urology in the world.  He is an expert in many aspects of urological science and medicine and has assembled the greatest international team to address the questions surrounding prostate biopsy.

 

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"20 chapters in this book read as independent articles that delve into many of the most recent discoveries and controversies surrounding prostate cancer diagnosis. … It presents a good overview of different variations on the PSA blood test and describes the key elements of prostate biopsy. This is a valuable resource for scientists/clinicians who are dedicated to working in the area of prostate cancer diagnosis. … The chapters provide excellent discussions of their topics and the book is an excellent resource for readers … ." (Ethan J Halpern, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2008)


Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Defining the Problem: From Subclinical Disease to Clinically Insignificant Prostate Cancer

    Sakr, Wael, MD

    Pages 1-11

  • What Every Patient Should Know about Prostate Cancer Before He Submits to Biopsy of His Prostate

    Stamey, Thomas A., MD (et al.)

    Pages 13-14

  • Prostate-Specific Antigen and Prostate Cancer Screening

    Loeb, Stacy, MD (et al.)

    Pages 15-27

  • The Role of Complexed Prostate-Specific Antigen in Prostate Cancer Screening

    Nielsen, Matthew E., MD (et al.)

    Pages 29-41

  • Newly Recognized Forms of Prostate-Specific Antigen and Emerging Molecular Markers

    Canto, Eduardo I., MD (et al.)

    Pages 43-59

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eBook $189.00
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Hardcover $249.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-58829-790-7
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Softcover $249.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-61737-780-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Prostate Biopsy
Book Subtitle
Indications, Techniques, and Complications
Editors
  • J. Stephen Jones
Series Title
Current Clinical Urology
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-60327-078-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60327-078-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-58829-790-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61737-780-8
Series ISSN
2197-7194
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
344
Number of Illustrations
77 b/w illustrations
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