Contemporary Interventional Ultrasonography in Urology

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Dezember 2008



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.


Historical Background.- Laparoscopic Ultrasonography.- Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Cryosurgery: State of the Art.- Recent Advance in TRUS-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy.- IntraOperative Real-Time Transrectal Ultrasound Monitoring During Energy-Free Nerve-Sparing Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy.- Contemporary TRUS-Guided Prostate Biopsy for Screening and Staging.- The Use of High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound in Prostate Cancer.- Harmonic Scalpel.- Intravascular Ultrasound.- Ultrasound Application for Penile Disorders: Color Doppler Ultrasound Hemodynamic Evaluation for Erectile Dysfunction and Priapism.- The Physics of Ultrasound and Some Recent Techniques Used.- Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for the Prostate.- Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound of the Kidneys.- The Integration of Computed Topography Imaging in Ultrasound Diagnosis: Real-Time Virtual Sonography.- Elastography.- Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization.- Augmented Reality for Computer-Assisted Image-Guided Minimally Invasive Urology.- Robotic Percutaneous Interventions.
EAN: 9781848002166
ISBN: 1848002165
Untertitel: Auflage 2009. 100 farbige Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: X
Format: gebunden
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