Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma


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by Shahrokh F. Shariat (Editor), Evanguelos Xylinas (Editor)

Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinomarepresents the first bookof its kind to be dedicated solelyto UTUC. It’s aim is to improve understanding and eventually care of a disease that is greatly understudied and underappreciated, yet commonly dealt withby many medical and urologic oncologists.The volume features new data regarding genetic susceptibility, gene expression studies and causative factors; contemporary concepts and controversies regarding diagnosis and staging of UTUC; prediction tools and their value in treatment decisions within each disease stage and patient selection and treatment options such as endoscopic management, distal ureterectomy, radical nephroureterectomy and chemotherapy. Up-to-date information regarding boundaries of surgical resection, indication and extent of lymphadenectomy is covered as well as the role of perioperative/neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with high-risk UTUC.

Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinomawill be of great value to all Urologists, Medical Oncologists andfellows in Urologic Oncology as well as upper level residents in training in Urology and Medical Oncology.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781493915002
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 11/14/2014
  • Edition description: 2015
  • Pages: 198


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