If, when and how to intervene
Auteur : Roger S KIRBY , Manish PASTEL , Darren MC POON
Editeur : KARGER
Collection : fast facts
Langue : AnglaisDate parution : 06/2020 (10ème édition)
This is the tenth edition of this Fast Facts handbook since the firstwas published in 1996 – the many iterations are testament to the rapidchanges in the field and steadily improving outlook for patients. Thisnew edition introduces the Gleason grade grouping (Chapter 1), whichhas important prognostic value, and nomograms that are used toevaluate risk (Chapter 3). Our understanding of the genetics andunderlying pathogenesis of prostate cancer is growing apace, leadingto the identification of germline mutations and the development ofgenomic tests to help identify and direct therapy for those at greatestrisk of developing clinically significant disease. They also providereassurance for those patients who have opted for active surveillance(Chapters 3 and 5). Imaging techniques are also improving rapidly,particularly multiparametric MRI (Chapter 4). As this book is concise, fullyup to date and evidence based, we believe it is an ideal resource forthose general urologists, primary care providers, specialist nurses,trainees and allied healthcare professionals who want to get quicklyup to speed in this fast-moving and ever-expanding field.
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Nbr de pages : 160
ISBN 13 : 9783318065879