Principles and Practice of UrologyA Comprehensive Text (Volume 1)

by Muhammad A. Salam

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Book Information: 562 pages

Publisher: BrownWalker Press

ISBN-10: 1581124112

ISBN-13: 9781581124118

Year: 2003

Principles and Practice of Urology (Volumes I and II) was created to provide a fresh, practical and concise review of the important urological issues faced in the daily practice. An easy and simple style is used to discuss the different urological diseases. This comprehensive and compact presentation serves the undergraduate and postgraduate medical student as a text book while providing a rapid review of the subject with reference work for the experienced professional, including General Surgeons, gynecologists, oncologist, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatric surgeons, spinal surgeons, nephrologists and physicians.

The first chapter of the book describes the scholars of urology in the past few centuries and introduces their innovative works. This is followed by 16 different sections containing about 108 urological topics described in the simplest possible way. This book is clearly illustrated with plenty of original clinical photographs and about 500 line diagrams to explain the text. Flow charts are included at the end of the major chapters to outline the practical management of the clinical problems. In two volumes, this book is ideal for rapid reference, providing instant help in the out patient, in the ward, or in any setting with patients suffering from urological problems.

Volume-I covers basic science and clinical urology including chapters on: Section 1: Evolution of Urological Techniques
Section 2: Clinical Observation
Section 3: Investigations of Urological Disease
Section 4: Pediatric Urology
Section 5: General Urology
Section 6: Emergency Urology
Section 7: Genitourinary Infection
Section 8: Genitourinary Obstruction
Section 9: Female Urology
Section 10: Neuro-urology

Volume-II covers clinical and practical urology including chapters on:
Section 11: Reconstructive Urology
Section 12: Uro-oncology
Section 13: Uro-lithiasis
Section 14: Reproductive urology
Section 15: Practical urology
Section 16: Renal transplant

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About the Author:

Dr. Salam is a urologist and university faculty member. He has more than 30 original publications in national and international journals of reputation. He is a member of distinguished urological forums of the world such as American Urological Association (AUA), European Association of Urology (EAU), Société Internationale D’Urologie (SIU) and British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS).

He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Asian Journal of Andrology, the official publications of Asian Society of Andrology published from China. He is also a member of Editorial Board of Bangladesh Journal of Urology, the official publications of Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons published from Dhaka.

Praise for the book

"Congratulations for publication of A Short & Comprehensive Text Book of Urology. The Book has been very well written along with basic fundamentals and day-to-day practical information. I am sure, this Book will be useful for the MBBS undergraduates and MS Surgery postgraduates to have the basics of Urology."
Prof. N. P. Gupta
Chairman, Department of Urology
All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India

"This book has to be widely read among the students and residents of urology and other specialty as well. Accept my heartfelt congratulations on publication of this book."
Dr. Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, MS, MCh
Professor and Head Department of Urology
Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India

"Principles and Practice of urology represents a remarkable achievement by a single multitalented individual. This book is well illustrated and is peppered with many interesting and original clinical photographs. Flow charts are included at the end of major chapter to outline the practical management or the clinical problems. All in all, this book is an ideal urological textbook for senior medical students and a quick review for postgraduate students in."
Prof. K.T. Foo & Dr. Siow Woei Yun, Asian Urology, Singapore
Urological Association of Asia Newsletter, December 2003

"My heartiest congratulation for bringing out this beautiful book. I don't know any one in this subcontinent who has done this type of work in the past."
Dr. Durga Dash Gaur M.S, F.R.C.S (Eng), Associate Professor of Urology
Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Science, Mumbai, India

"I would like to thank Dr.M.A.Salam for the Priniciples and practice of Urology, which I am really enjoying very much."
Dr. med. Helmut G. Madersbacher
Head of the Neuro-Urology Unit & Urological Surgeon
Medical Director of the landeskrankenhaus-Univ. Kliniken-Innsbruck

"I found the book very good. It is well written and well set out. The diagrams, summary boxes,etc. are very clear. The English is clear, concise and informative without being tedious. You have put an amazing amount of work into it and are to be commended. It is rare for any one to tackle such a big task alone these days, but you have carried it off. Congratulations."
Prof. Douglus Brown
Medical Director, Spinal Injury Center
Melbourne, Australia

"Dr. M.A. Salam has made an outstanding contribution to the practice of urology. He has presented the much needed information in a simple format in the vast but rapidly changing field of urology. This book should be a part of every urologist's library."
Bipin N. Bhayani M.D
Kankakee, IL, USA

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