Title Thumbnail

Kidney Stones

Medical and Surgical Management

Fredric Coe Elaine M Worcester James E Lingeman Andrew P Evan

900 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is the new edition of this comprehensive guide to the medical and surgical management of kidney stones. Divided into three main sections, the text begins with discussion on the basic formation of kidney stones, followed by mineral metabolism and diseases that lead to the formation of stones, with the final section describing surgical management techniques.

The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded with new topics including imaging methods, non invasive surgical techniques, and management in special cases such as pregnancy. This new edition also includes discussion on stones in children.

With an internationally recognised author team led by US-based specialists, this 900-page text is highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams. Previous edition published in 1995.

Key Points

  • Comprehensive guide to medical and surgical management of kidney stones
  • Fully revised second edition, with many new topics
  • Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams over 900 pages
  • Internationally recognised, US-based author team
Author Bio

Fredric Coe MD
Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Kidney Stone Prevention Program, Director
Clinical Research Training Program, Department of Medicine, Nephrology
University of Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Elaine M Worcester MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Nephrology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

James E Lingeman MD
Professor, Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana Clinic Urology, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Andrew P Evan MD
Chancellor's Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA