Designed as a quick read for both students on a urology rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Urology covers the essentials of urology that every practitioner will need to know, regardless of specialty. Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. It focuses on the essential content students need to know during a rotation allowing for a fast, easy read. The text emphasizes pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Twenty-five multiple-choice review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features valuable appendices on career and residency opportunities as well as a handy reference list of commonly prescribed medications.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology of the Genitourinary System Adrenal Glands Kidneys Renal Pelvis, Calyces, and Ureter Bladder Prostate Urethra Testes, Epididymis, Vas Deferens, and Seminal Vesicles Penis Chapter 2: Urolithiasis and Acquired Obstructive Uropathy Urolithiasis Acquired Obstructive Uropathy - Retroperitoneal Fibrosis (Ormond's Disease) - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Urethral Stricture Chapter 3: Sexual Dysfunction Male Sexual Dysfunction - Physiology of Sexual Dysfunction - Erectile Dysfunction and related topics - Peyronie's Disease - Priapism Female Sexual Dysfunction - Female Sexual Response and Physiology of Sexual Arousal - Diagnostic Classification of Female Sexual Disorders - Noncoital Sexual Pain Disorder Chapter 4: Male Infertility Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis Male Infertility Varicocele Vasectomy Chapter 5: Neurogenic Bladder and Voiding Dysfunction Physiology of Voiding Neurogenic Bladder UMN Lesions LMN Lesions Incontinence Chapter 6: Genitourinary Tract Infections Upper Tract Infections - Acute Pyelonephritis - Pyonephrosis - Emphysematous Pyelonephritis - Renal and Perirenal Abscess - Chronic Pyelonephritis - Xantogranulomatous Pyelonephritis Lower Tract Infections - Cystitis - Prostatitis - Interstitial Cystitis - Epididymitis and Orchitis - Fournier's Gangrene Chapter 7: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Urethritis and Cervicitis Gonococcal Urethritis Nongonococcal Urethritis Trichomoniasis Syphillis Chancroid Lymphogranuloma Venereum Granuloma Inguinale Condyloma Acuminata (Veneral Warts) Genital Hepes Simplex Chapter 8: Genitourinary Oncology Renal Parenchymal Neoplasms - Benign Tumors - Renal Cell Carcimona Tumors of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter Bladder Tumors Prostate Cancer Urethral Cancer Penile Cancer Testicular Tumors Non-germ Cell Tumors Non-germ Cell Tumors of the Testis Chapter 9: Genitourinary Trauma Renal Trauma Injuries to the Ureter Injuries to the Bladder Injuries to the Urethra Chapter 10: Pediatric Urology Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction Vesicoureteral Reflux Cryptorchidism Bladder Exstrophy Testicular Torsion Hypospadias Chapter 11: Common Urology Consults Priapism Acute Urinary Retention Fournier's Gangrene Acute Scrotum Paraphimosis Microhematuria Urethral Catheterization Appendix A Opportunities in Urology Appendix B Board Review Questions and Answers Appendix C Commonly Used Medications in Urology