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Kidney Stones Medical and Surgical Management

Andrew P. Evan (Editor) Elaine M. Worcester (Editor) Fredric L. Coe. (Editor)

Kathleen S Hering-Smith, Lee Hamm and Orson W Moe. III. Surgical Management of Kidney Stones. Index. This book is the new edition of this comprehensive guide to the medical and surgical management of kidney stones. Divided into three main sections, the text begins with discussion on the basic formation of kidney stones, followed by mineral metabolism and diseases that lead to the formation of stones, with the final section describing surgical management techniques. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded with new topics including imaging methods, non invasive surgical techniques, and management in special cases such as pregnancy. This new edition also includes discussion on stones in children. With an internationally recognised author team led by US-based specialists, this text is highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams. Key Features: • Comprehensive guide to medical and surgical management of kidney stones. • Fully revised second edition, with many new topics. • Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams over 900 pages. • Internationally recognised, US-based author team.  

Contents: I. Characteristics and Formation of Kidney Stones: 1. Epidemiology of Kidney Stones/Eric N Taylor and Gary C Curhan. 2. Nonclassical Crystallization Processes: Potential Relevance to Stone Formation/Stephan E Wolf, Joe Harris, Archana Lovett and Laurie B Gower. 3. Biology and Clinical Relevance of Urine Crystallization Inhibitors/Kristin J Bergsland. 4. Characteristics of Human Kidney Stones/Michel Daudon, James C Williams Jr. 5. Crystals in Human Kidneys/ Andrew P Evan. 6. Calcium Oxalate and Calcium Phosphate Crystal Interactions with Renal Cells/Benjamin A Vervaet, Patrick C D’Haese, Marc E De Broe and Anja Verhulst. 7. Animal Models of Urolithiasis/Orson W Moe and David A Bushinsky. II. Mineral Metabolism and Stone-Forming Diseases: 8. Vitamin D, PTH and Regulation of Mineral Metabolism/Murray J Favus.9. Gastrointestinal and Renal Mineral Transport and Regulation/Anke L Lameris, Joost GJ Hoenderop and René JM Bindels. 10. Renal Citrate Metabolism and Transport: Physiology and Pathophysiology/

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Title Kidney Stones Medical and Surgical Management
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2020
Edition 2nd ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351529422
length 752p.