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Viva Practice for the FRCS(Urol) and Postgraduate Urology Examinations

2nd Edition

By Manit Arya, Iqbal Shergill, Herman Fernando, Jas Kalsi, Asif Muneer, Hashim Ahmed

CRC Press

394 pages

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This is the first revision book to be published specifically for candidates sitting the FRCS(Urol) examination, which tests the required standard of a recognised Urology specialist. It provides a selection of common clinical scenarios together with a guide to answering the FRCS(Urol) questions. Each chapter is written by Consultant Urological Surgeons or Senior Urology Trainees who have already been successful in passing the examination. This second edition responds to continual changes in practice:

  • The chapters on urological cancers including prostate cancer, bladder cancer and renal cancer have important updates due to emergence of new evidence and changes in NICE, EAU and AUA guidelines.
  • Substantial revisions to other sections such as paediatric urology, female urology, urinary stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia and uro-technology to meet standards of current best practice.
  • Adds an extra chapter on the TNM classification of urological cancers.

The book remains an invaluable revision tool for the FRCS(Urol) and will also be useful for individuals sitting the FEBU and equivalent postgraduate urological examinations in the USA, Australia and Asia. Established consultants will also find value in the text as a ‘refresher’ in areas outside their subspecialist interest.

Table of Contents

1) PROSTATE CANCER

Professor Hashim U. Ahmed, Jane Boddy, Alan Doherty, Lyndon Gommersall, and Manit Arya

2) TESTICULAR CANCER

Farooq A. Khan and Jas S. Kalsi

3) PENILE CANCER

Asif Muneer

4) UROTHELIAL CANCER

David Mak, Muhammad J. Khan, Herman Fernando, Ciaran Lynch, Lyndon Gommersall

5) KIDNEY CANCER

Emma Bromwich, Ahmed Qteishat, Herman Fernando and Dominic Hodgson

6) PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY

Aruna Abhyankar and Arash K. Taghizadeh

7) UROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES PART 1

Iqbal S. Shergill and Basharat Jameel

8) UROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES PART 2: GENITOURINARY TRAUMA & URETHRAL STRICTURE

Davendra M. Sharma, Iqbal S. Shergill and Manit Arya

9) URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS

Vibhash Mishra and Jas Kalsi

10) URINARY TRACT STONES

Thomas Johnston, Mark Rochester and Oliver Wiseman

11)FEMALE UROLOGY AND NEUROUROLOGY

Christian Nayar, Vinay Kalsi, Rizwan Hamid, Julian Shah, Tina Rashid

12) BENIGN PROSTATE HYPERPLASIA

Iqbal S. Shergill, Ananda K. Dhansekharan, Jas S. Kalsi and William J. McAllister

13) ANDROLOGY

Jas S. Kalsi, Suks Minhas and Asif Muneer

14) TECHNOLOGY IN UROLOGY AND PRINCIPLES OF URORADIOLOGY AND MISCELLANEOUS

Gideon Ellis, Daniel Cohen, John A. Bycroft and Jim Adshead

15) TNM CLASSIFICATIONS FOR UROLOGICAL CANCERS

Herman Fernando

16) COMMONLY ASKED VIVA QUESTIONS

About the Authors

Manit Arya, FRCS, MD(Res), FRCS(Urol), is a consultant urological surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, University College Hospital, London, and The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, United Kingdom. His research interests include investigating the molecular basis of prostate cancer – he has been awarded a MD Higher Research degree from the University of London in this field. He has published extensively throughout the urology literature particularly in the field of prostate cancer – he is an editor of 10 textbooks and has published approximately 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a principal investigator of several National Clinical Trials involving focal therapies (cryotherapy and high-intensity focused ultrasound [HIFU]) for prostate cancer.

Iqbal S Shergill, BSc(Hons), MRCS, FRCS(Urol), FEBU, is a consultant urological surgeon in Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Wales. In addition, as recognition of his academic achievements, he is honorary senior lecturer in Manchester Medical School, The University of Manchester; honorary senior lecturer in Division of Biological Sciences, University of Chester; honorary senior lecturer in Division of Medical Sciences, Bangor University; and honorary clinical teacher in Cardiff University School of Medicine, Wales. He has an active interest in teaching, education and research. Currently, he is an assigned educational supervisor for urology trainees, lecturer on National Core Urology Course, panellist at National Selection for Urology Training and course director of Rapid Revision Course for FRCS(Urol). He is also on the Executive Committee for Academic Urology (BAUS) and clinical director at the North Wales and North West Urological Research Centre.

Herman S Fernando, MS, DNB, MRCSEd, MD, FRCS(Urol), FEBU, is a consultant urological surgeon at University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust and an honorary clinical lecturer at Keele University. He undertook a period of research in Cardiff University. He is actively involved in teaching, assessments, standard setting and examinations for various regional and national institutions (Royal College and GMC). His main clinical areas of interest are robotic/laparoscopic upper tract oncology and stone diseases.

Jas S Kalsi, BSc(Hons), MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Urol), is a consultant urological surgeon and andrologist at Imperial College in London and at Frimley Health in Surrey and Berkshire. He runs a regional andrology service based at Charing Cross Hospital and at Wexham Park. He is currently clinical lead and clinical governance lead at Wexham Park and Heatherwood hospitals. He is actively involved in education and is a national trainer for Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) in the United Kingdom. He has been Foundation Training Programme director and educational supervisor for the Oxford Deanery. He is a member of the urology STC in North Thames. He is on the Trust patient safety and consent committee and has a commitment to patient safety and governance. His main clinical interests include andrology (Peyronie’s disease, male factor infertility and severe erectile dysfunction) and the management of benign prostate hyperplasia, including the management of large and complex prostates using HoLEP surgery.

Asif Muneer, BSc(Hons), MB, MD, FRCSEd, FRCS(Urol), is a consultant urological surgeon and andrologist based at University College London (UCL) Hospital, United Kingdom. Having completed his higher degree (MD) at UCL he went on to higher surgical training in Oxford. He has published widely on all aspects of urology with main interest in andrology and has also edited Textbook of Penile Cancer, Atlas of Male Genitourethral Surgery and Prosthetic Surgery in Urology. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and is the president of the British Society for Sexual Medicine and the chair of the BAUS Section of Andrology.

Professor Hashim U Ahmed, FRCS(Urol), PhD, BM, BCh, MA, is chair of urology at Imperial College London. He is an internationally renowned expert in prostate cancer diagnosis, imaging and biopsy as well as minimally invasive therapies for prostate cancer. He has taught dozens of surgeons in these techniques in the United Kingdom and around the world and given numerous invited international lectures in this area as well as has been visiting professor in a number of institutions. He majors in methodological research in imaging and surgical methods and has an extensive research portfolio with about £6M in grant income as a principal applicant and co-applicant to a research programme of approximately £14M. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in areas that have led to key changes in the way we diagnose and treat men with localised prostate cancer.

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MEDICAL / General
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MEDICAL / Urology