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Procedures in Urology

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Chapter 7 Procedures in Urology Adam Nelson and Suzanne Biers1,2,3 / Michal Sut4 URETHRAL CATHETERISATION1 Urethral catheterisation of the urinary bladder is a core skill not just for the urologist,…

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Special Circumstances

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Chapter 6 Special Circumstances Andrew Robb1 / Holly Weaver and Nikesh Thiruchelvam2, 3, 4, 5, 6 / Suzanne Biers3 PAEDIATRIC UROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES1 Urological emergencies in childhood are common. In this…

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Upper Urinary Tract Emergencies

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Chapter 2 Upper Urinary Tract Emergencies Ragada El-Damanawi and Andrew Fry1 / Ben Pullar and Samih Al-Hayek2,3 ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY1 Definition and staging Acute kidney injury (AKI) is defined as…

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Lower Urinary Tract Emergencies

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Chapter 3 Lower Urinary Tract Emergencies David Thurtle and Suzanne Biers1, 3, 4, 5 / Alexandra Colquhoun2 URINARY RETENTION1 Acute urinary retention (AUR) is the painful inability to pass urine…

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Trauma in Urology

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Chapter 5 Trauma in Urology Tom Mitchell and James Armitage Urological trauma may be classified into that affecting the upper urinary tract; the lower urinary tract; and genitoscrotal trauma (Box…

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Genitoscrotal Emergencies

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Chapter 4 Genitoscrotal Emergencies Michal Sut and CJ Shukla ACUTE SCROTUM Acute scrotum is a general term referring to an emergency condition affecting the contents or the wall of the…

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Assessing the Unwell Urological Patient

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Chapter 1 Assessing the Unwell Urological Patient David Thurtle and Suzanne Biers The approach to a new urological patient should be structured and concise. This approach should include initial resuscitation…

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Interventional Uroradiology Procedures

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Chapter 8 Interventional Uroradiology Procedures Tariq Ali and Andrew Winterbottom Interventional radiology is a subspecialty of radiology that uses minimally invasive, image-guided techniques to both diagnose and treat conditions throughout…

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Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

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Biomaterials Advantages Disadvantages Biodegradable synthetic polymers Easy to process Less biological properties than natural polymers Controlled biodegradation rate Degrade to form by-products Controlled surface characteristics Hydrophobic nature Tunable mechanical properties …

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3D Bioprinting for Tissue Engineering

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Fig. 5.1 The classical tissue engineering approach Recently, bioprinting has emerged as a technology within tissue engineering; it is a two-dimensional (2D) or three-dimensional (3D) fabrication method that uses living…

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