An Atlas of Prostatic Diseases
Roger S. Kirby
Taylor & Francis, A Parthenon Book
Pub Date: 27 JUL 2004
Extent: 16 pages(Dimensions 8 1/4x11 7/8 mm)
Although not always life-threatening, prostatic diseases often reduce the quality of life for the sufferer and impair their daily activities. These diseases are now acknowledged as an important determinant of men's general health. Completely revised and updated, the third edition of Prof. Kirby's highly acclaimed An Atlas of Prostatic Diseases focuses on new therapies and management techniques for men suffering from prostatic diseases.
Preface Introduction 1. Anatomy and Embryology 2. Innervation of the Prostate 3. Ejaculatory Function 4. Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Prostate Growth 5. Adrenoceptor Signal Transduction 6. Causes of Abnormal Prostate Cell Growth 7. Local Growth Potential versus Metastatic Capacity 8. Stepwise Induction of Prostatic Neoplasia 9. Inflammatory Processes and the Prostate 10. Pathology of the Prostate 11. Bladder Outlet Obstruction 12. Progressive Development of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 13. Localized Progression of Prostate Cancer 14. Metastatic Spread of Prostate Cancer 15. Acute and Chronic Prostatitis 16. Diagnosis of Prostatic Diseases 17. Treatment options 18. Concluding Perspectives References Indexes