- Presents all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer
- Includes coverage of topics of great importance, such as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques
- Contains the expert opinions of internationally acclaimed specialists on prostate cancer diagnosis
Advances in prostate biopsy have made major complications uncommon and prostate biopsy is now one of the most common procedures performed by urologists. In Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications, all topics related to the diagnosis of prostate cancer, including risk factor assessment, indications for biopsy, techniques, complications, and emerging technologies in the science are presented. Topics of great importance in the field of prostate biopsy such as PSA, pain prevention, prediction models, and biopsy techniques are addressed Internationally acclaimed specialists provide their expert opinions on all topics related to prostate cancer diagnosis. Browsing the list of authors involves recognition of those who have defined the science of prostate cancer diagnosis and those who continue to improve it on an ongoing basis. Prostate Biopsy: Indications, Techniques, and Complications provides today’s most comprehensive and state of the art material written about prostate biopsy.
"20 chapters in this book read as independent articles that delve into many of the most recent discoveries and controversies surrounding prostate cancer diagnosis. … It presents a good overview of different variations on the PSA blood test and describes the key elements of prostate biopsy. This is a valuable resource for scientists/clinicians who are dedicated to working in the area of prostate cancer diagnosis. … The chapters provide excellent discussions of their topics and the book is an excellent resource for readers … ."
(Ethan J Halpern, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2008)
Steven Jones, MD, is the Vice Chairman of hte Glickman Urological Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, one of the foremost departments of urology in the world. He is an expert in many aspects of urological science and medicine and has assembled the greatest international team to address the questions surrounding prostate biopsy.