Contemporary Interventional Ultrasonography in Urology

Contemporary Interventional Ultrasonography in Urology

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Exciting new developments and applications of imaging techniques have emerged over the last few years, leading to many improvements in diagnosis and staging of urologic diseases. Refinements in the technology mean that imaging now is much more precise than even five years ago, and this has significantly enhanced its application within several key fields. As such, there are virtually no books currently available that cover the impact of these advances within urology leaving a major hole in the market. With its sound overview of the current state of affairs, and also its focus on highlighting future advances, this book would therefore find a significant audience within not only trainees, but also practicing clinicians too. Furthermore, the whole topic of ultrasonography is a relatively overlooked one, with very few modern books tackling any specific areas of the field. This book will be up-to-date and will pay attention to the unique applications of ultrasound within each discipline.Currently, transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy is the gold standard to take pathological specimens for the ... According to the recommendations of the American Cancer Society, 9 both PSA test and DRE should be offeredanbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Interventional Ultrasonography in Urology
Author:Inderbir S. Gill, Osamu Ukimura
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-02-19


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