Practical Urology: Essential Principles and Practice: Essential Principles and Practice

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Christopher R. Chapple, William D. Steers
Springer Science & Business Media, May 10, 2011 - Medical - 569 pages

This book fulfils the need for a general urology text primarily urologists in training. It has a novel format by having a clinical chapter always preceded by a scientific foundation chapter. The scientific chapter is geared toward answering questions for boards and understanding pathophysiology, is concise and relevant. The clinical chapter is written around evidence-based medicine and in "how-to" format with algorithms, with reference to AUA & EAU guidelines, well illustrated.


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Christopher C R Chapple BSc MD FRCS (Urol), Professor of Urology and Consultant Urological Surgeon, Urology Rat esearch Department, The Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the journal Neurourology & Urodynamics. His particular interest is in functional reconstruction of the lower urinary tract and the underlying pharmacologic control mechanisms, and he has developed a regional and supra-regional referral practice. He serves many international urological associations and journals

William D Steers, MD, Hovey Dabney Professor of Urology; Chair, Department of Urology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA. His clinical interest is in Voiding and Sexual Dysfunction, urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, BPH, robotic surgery, and prostate cancer. His latest awards include: 2006 American Urologic Foundation Outstanding Past Scholar Award, 2004 Trustee- American Board of Urology, 2003 President- Health Services Foundation, 2002 Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology - Poster Award , 2000 Americas Top Doctors - Castle Connolly, 1999 Dornier Innovative Research Award.

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