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Title Prosthetic surgery in urology / Asif Muneer, Ian Pearce, David Ralph, editors
Published Switzerland : Springer, 2016


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction to Prosthetic Devices -- History of Prosthetic Surgery in Urology -- Infection and biofilms -- Patient selection and assessment -- Patient Consent for Surgery -- Theatre preparation and equipment -- Patient preparation for surgery -- Urinary Catheters, Drains and Stomas -- Ureteric Stents -- Prostatic Stents -- Testicular Prosthesis -- Surgery for female urinary incontinence -- Sacral neuromodulation -- The artificial urinary sphincter -- Male urethral slings -- Injectable agents in urology -- Penile reconstructive surgery using grafts -- Penile prosthesis surgery -- Complications of penile prosthesis surgery -- Future developments in prosthetic surgery
Summary This comprehensive book covers all areas of prosthetic surgery, from surgical steps for procedures to following up with patients who are being considered for or have undergone prosthetic surgery. The authors provide a thorough background of the different types of prostheses and stents, allowing the reader to get the most up-to-date information about the materials used to manufacture the devices. Developments in the field of prostheses, infections and antibiotic coatings are covered in the chapters, as well as research on biofilms. Prosthetic Surgery in Urology is a timely reference book for both trainees and established urological surgeons. Professionals interested in expanding their clinical practice will find this book to be an essential resource for developing knowledge and skills in this area
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Urological prostheses.
Genitourinary organs -- Surgery.
Male Urogenital Diseases -- surgery
Urogenital Surgical Procedures
Gynaecology & obstetrics.
Plastic & reconstructive surgery.
Transplant surgery.
Urology & urogenital medicine.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Genitourinary organs -- Surgery
Urological prostheses
Form Electronic book
Author Muneer, Asif, editor.
Pearce, Ian, editor.
Ralph, David, editor.
ISBN 9783319138596