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PSA, Biopsy and Beyond
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Based on the highly successful first edition of Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications, this new volume presents new concepts that have emerged in answer to current questions from its audience. Many new perspectives and technologies are presented, many from the authors’ internationally recognized work on the topic. Substantial developments in techniques and complications are explored in detail. The chapter authors comprise a complete spectrum of specialists in their respective subject areas. All authors are internationally accepted as the premier authorities on their chosen topics. Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: PSA, Biopsy, and Beyond presents new data on the controversial issue of PSA screening and thresholds as indication to perform biopsy. Office based transrectal saturation biopsy is covered in detail. Other topics explored include template guided biopsy and image-guided biopsy as well as a completely new paradigm for prevention of complications.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: PSA, Biopsy, and Beyond will be of great value and utility to all practicing urologists.


Feature:

Chapters authored by a complete spectrum of specialists

Provides many new perspectives and technologies

Based on the highly successful first edition

Presents new data on controversial issues of screening


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Based on the highly successful first edition of Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications, this new volume presents new concepts that have emerged in answer to current questions from its audience. Many new perspectives and technologies are presented, many from the authors’ internationally recognized work on the topic. Substantial developments in techniques and complications are explored in detail. The chapter authors comprise a complete spectrum of specialists in their respective subject areas. All authors are internationally accepted as the premier authorities on their chosen topics. Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: PSA, Biopsy, and Beyond presents new data on the controversial issue of PSA screening and thresholds as indication to perform biopsy. Office based transrectal saturation biopsy is covered in detail. Other topics explored include template guided biopsy and image-guided biopsy as well as a completely new paradigm for prevention of complications.

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: PSA, Biopsy, and Beyond will be of great value and utility to all practicing urologists.

 


Contents:

Ch.1: Defining the Problem

Ch.2: Prostate Cancer Screening: Navigating the Controversy

Ch.3: Is the PSA Era Over?

Ch.4: PSA Dynamics

Ch.5: Percent Free PSA

Ch.6: PCA3 and other Urinary Markers

Ch.7: Blood-Based Tumor Markers for Prostate Cancer

Ch.8: Prediction Models in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Preparation for Biopsy

Ch.9: Is There a Role for Medications to Reduce the Need for Prostate Biopsy?

Ch.10: Indications For Initial Biopsy:  Is The PSA Threshold Over?

Ch.11: Preparation for Prostate Biopsy

Ch.12: Pain Prevention

Ch.13: Prostate Biopsy

Ch.14: Prostate Biopsy Techniques

Ch.15: Transperineal Biopsy

Ch.16: Pathological Implications of Prostate Biopsy

Ch.17: Complications of Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy

Ch.18: After the Biopsy: Management of High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN)

Ch.19: Atypical Small Acinar Proliferation

Ch.20: Repeat Prostate Biopsy Strategies – Indications and Techniques

Ch.21: Transperineal Mapping Biopsy of the Prostate for Assessment of the Minimal Risk Patient

Ch.22: Management of the Patient Following a Negative Biopsy: Saturation Biopsy

Ch.23: Role of imaging as an adjunct or replacement for biopsy: American Experience

Ch.24: Role Of Imaging As An Adjunct Or Replacement For Biopsy: European Experience

Ch.25: Prostate Cancer Detection: Lessons Learnt in the Cleveland Clinic Experience with Focus on the Negative Biopsy

Ch.26: Future Directions in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781627031882
Publisher: Springer (Humana Press)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 380

Subcategories: General Practice, Medical Diagnosis, Oncology, Urology