Prostatic Artery Embolization

Editors: Isaacson, A.J., Bagla, S., Raynor, M.C., Yu, H. (Eds.)

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  • Details prostatic artery embolization (PAE) in interventional radiology (IR)
  • Includes everything from initial patient evaluation to contingencies if the procedure fails
  • Written by leading experts in PAE with tips, tricks, and best practices for the procedure
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This book comprehensively covers prostatic artery embolization (PAE) in interventional radiology (IR). PAE is a recently developed procedure primarily for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH is an extremely common problem, affecting the urination of about half of men over the age of 50. PAE is a minimally invasive IR procedure that improves urinary symptoms secondary to BPH and, unlike most available BPH treatments, carries very little risk of compromising sexual function. It should be noted, however, that PAE is known to be a very difficult procedure due to the variations in pelvic arterial anatomy and small diameter of the target vessels. Because of the inherent challenge, interventional radiologists need resources to learn how to perform PAE, so they can add this exciting new procedure to their practice. 

This comprehensive, yet compact, text covers everything from patient evaluation, through procedure, and finally how to deal with failure or repeat procedures. Expert authors who are responsible for more than a third of PAEs performed in the United States include best practices and detailed steps for performing PAE, with potential pitfalls and related issues considered. Readers should come away from reading the text feeling confident in being able to provide PAE to their patients, whether it be for BPH, hemorrhage, or hematuria. This is an ideal guide for interventional radiologists hoping to learn or improve their skills for PAE.

About the authors

Ari J. Isaacson, MD, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Hyeon Yu, MD, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Mathew C. Raynor, MD, Department of Urology, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Sandeep Bagla, MD, Chair of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Vascular Institute of Virginia, Woodbridge, Virginia, USA

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology

UNC Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-23471-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-23470-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Prostatic Artery Embolization
Editors
  • Ari J. Isaacson
  • Sandeep Bagla
  • Mathew C. Raynor
  • Hyeon Yu
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-23471-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-23471-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-23470-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 153
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 55 illustrations in colour
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