Urolithiasis: Basic Science and Clinical Practice is a comprehensive text that assists urologists in defining the best choice of treatment for each case through a balanced presentation of underlying science, diagnostic methods and practical tips, with additional discussions on educational issues, costs and management of resources. This user-friendly practical resource is replete with full-color illustrations and radiographs, covering all aspects of stone disease, and offering perspectives from Europe, the Americas, China, South Asia, Africa, and Australia. Topics include the biochemical and physiological basis of stone formation, treatment options, complications, assessment of techniques and technologies available, and guidelines on the prevention of stone recurrence. Urolithiasis: Basic Science and Clinical Practice is the definitive text on stone disease and is a must read for young consultants starting a new practice, and urologists in residence and training.
Provide practical tips on how to do various stone procedures, when to chose the option, and what to do under difficult circumstances allowing residents and the recent graduates to have a complete resource available to them in a single reference book Profuse illustrations and videos are available in numerous sections of the book allowing the reader to achieve a sense of reality in diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities Easy through to difficult case scenario discussions lead the reader through a progression of more difficult options