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1st Edition

Minimally Invasive Approaches to Pediatric Urology

Edited By

Steven G. Docimo

ISBN 9781841845395
Published March 7, 2005 by CRC Press
212 Pages 100 Color & 20 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Given that the pediatric patient can range from the newborn to the adolescent, endoscopic interventions in pediatric urology require the surgeon to fine tune his procedures to suit the patient's age and size. Minimally Invasive Approaches to Pediatric Urology offers the pediatric urologic surgeon a guide to performing laparoscopic procedures efficiently, effectively and with great benefit to the patient.

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Table of Contents

Pediatric laparascopic renal biopsy: techniques and indications. Minimally invasive surgical approaches to the pediatric ureter. Renal dysplasia and cystic disease options. Pediatric lower urinary tract minimally invasive surgery. Pediatric voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, and posterior urethral valves. Intersex. Lapascopy and cryptochordism. Minimally invasive treatment of pediatric urinary calculi disease. Index

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Steven G. Docimo MD is Professor of Urology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and is also Director of Urology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, USA.


'Every pediatric urologic surgeon interested in performing minimally invasive surgery should have a copy of this book in their library ... Dr Docimo has provided an excellent resource dedicated to minimally invasive techniques in pediatric urology for attendings, fellows, and residents.' - Pediatric Nephrology