Handbook of Transurethral Resection (TUR) Technique

by M Anandan

This handbook focuses on transurethral resection (TUR) technique. Transurethral endoscopic procedures have become as inherent part of urology. A thorough knowledge of the basics of transurethral endoscopy is necessary for an urologist. Transurethral resection (TUR) of the bladder is a surgical procedure that is used both to diagnose bladder cancer and to remove cancerous tissue from the bladder. This book consists of 14 chapters, which include introduction and brief history of uroendoscopy, endoscopes and resection instruments, diathermy and lasers, endoscopic anatomy of the urethra and bladder, anesthesia for transurethral resection of prostate and transurethral resection of bladder tumor, patient preparation and operation theater setup for transurethral resection, basics of transurethral resection, transurethral monopolar resection of the prostate, transurethral enucleation and resection of prostate, laser enucleation and vaporization of prostate, transurethral resection of bladder tumor, and bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate. Chapters on endoscopic anatomy, instruments used for urethrocystoscopy, and patient preparation will be useful for beginners. The technique of resecting a prostatic chip is explained in detail. This book will be helpful as a guide while endeavoring into uroendoscopy.

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