This practical guide is a compendium of contemporary views on the development, treatment, and prevention of urinary stone disease. Emphasis is placed on utilizing current research to highlight areas of potential discovery and inspire novel approaches to easing the burden of urinary stone disease.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 694
Weight: 1675 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 38 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.
From the reviews:
"... an excellent academic review of up-to-date knowledge about stone disease." (L.M. Nyberg, New England Journal of Medicine, April 2008)
"The 694 pages of `Urinary stone disease' do cover all aspects of the problem. ... For residents in urology the reading allows to get acquainted quickly and thoroughly to knowledge he will need to build on during his urological career." (A. Verbaeys, Acta Chirurgica Belgica, December, 2007)
"This book is involved in more than just the surgical management of stones ... . I found each chapter presented in a way that was rapidly accessible and complete, giving an up-to-date description of each condition that leads to stone formation and possible methods of medical management. I think that the editors are to be congratulated on presenting an excellent book, with an excellent list of authors, all experts in their respective fields. ... excellent book to established urologists as well as urologists-in-training." (John Fitzpatrick, British Journal of Urology International, Vol. 101, 2008)