Table of Contents

Section 1: Basic Principles. Care and Sterilization of Instruments / Carol Olsen.
How to Protect Patients and Personnel from Radiation / John G Mancini, Michael N Ferrandino.
Video Imaging and Documentation / Michael E Lipkin, Charles D Scales, Glenn M Preminger.
Preoperative Antibiotics and Prevention of Sepsis in Genitourinary Surgery / Jorge Gutierrez-Aceves, Oscar Negrete-Pulido, Pedro Avila-Herrera.
Management of Anticoagulation Therapy in Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery / Michael Poch, George E Haleblian.
Section 2: Percutaneous Renal Surgery. Surgical Anatomy of the Kidney in the Prone, Oblique, and Supine Positions / Francisco J B Sampaio.
Pathophysiology of Urinary Tract Obstruction / Frederick A Gulmi, Diane Felsen.
Special Anesthetic Considerations for Endourology: Ureteroscopy and Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy / Sarah G Bodin, Angela F Edwards.
Organizing the Operating Room for Percutaneous and Ureteroscopic Procedures and Laparoscopy / Ravindra B Sabnis, Shashikant Mishra.
Patient Positioning for Supine Access / Jose Gabriel Valdivia-Ur̕a.
Prone, Lateral, and Flexed: Patient Positioning for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy / A Andrew Ray, R John D'a Honey.
Percutaneous Renal Access Under Ultrasound Control / Mahesh R Desai, Arvind P Ganpule.
Percutaneous Renal Access Under Fluoroscopic Control / Norberto O Bernardo.
Computed Tomography for Percutaneous Renal Access / Khurshid R Ghani, Uday Patel, Ken Anson.
Endoscopic Guidance for Percutaneous Renal Access / Michael K Louie, Elspeth M McDougall.
Upper Calyx Access for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy / Davis P Viprakasit, Nicole L Miller.
Percutaneous Renal Access without Image Guidance / Arvin K George, Arthur D Smith.
Retrograde Access for Percutaneous Renal Surgery / Burak Turna, Robert J Stein.
Percutaneous Renal Surgery Selection of Access: Robotic / Michelle Jo Semins, Dan Stoianovici, Brian R Matlaga.
Dilation of the Nephrostomy Tract / Petar Erdeljan, Hassan Razvi.
Rigid and Flexible Nephroscopy / Mantu Gupta, Hiroshi Katsumi.
Percutaneous Treatment of Ureteral Stones / Oscar Schatloff, Amir Cooper, Yoram I Siegel.
Special Problems with Staghorn Calculi / Kevan M Sternberg, Timothy D Averch.
Percutaneous Lithotripsy and Stone Extraction / Michael S Lasser, Gyan Pareek.
Percutaneous Treatment of Calyceal Diverticula, Infundibular Stenosis, and Simple Renal Cysts / Amy E Krambeck, James E Lingeman.
Percutaneous Instillation of Chemolytic, Chemotherapeutic, and Antifungal Agents / Mohamed A Elkoushy, Philippe D Violette, Sero Andonian.
Percutaneous Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction / Paul J Van Cangh.
Percutaneous Management of Upper Urinary Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma / Jonathan J Rhee, Thomas W Jarrett.
Exit Strategy After Percutaneous Renal Surgery: Drainage and Hemostasis / Arun K Srinivasan, Zeph Okeke, Arthur D Smith.
Hemorrhagic Complications Associated with Renal Surgery / Ardeshir R Rastinehad, Sero Andonian, David N Siegel.
Diagnosis and Management of Thoracic Complications of Percutaneous Renal Surgery / Jennifer Yates, Ravi Munver.
Bowel and Other Organ Injury during Percutaneous Renal Surgery / Saeed Al-Qahtani, Olivier Traxer.
Section 3: Ureteroscopy. Ureteral Anatomy / Dorit E Zilberman.
Rigid and Flexible Ureteroscopes: Technical Features / David A Payne, Francis X Keeley.
Ureteroscopy Working Instruments / Renato N Pedro, Manoj Monga.
Access to the Ureter: Rigid Ureteroscopy / Fernando C Delvecchio.
Access to the Ureter: Flexible Ureteroscopy / Ojas Shah, Elias Hyams.
Ureteroscopic Management of Ureteral Calculi / Gautam Jayram, Glenn S Gerber.
Ureteroscopic Management of Renal Calculi / Sven Lahme.
Diagnostic Ureteroscopy / Michael J Conlin.
Ureteroscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper Urinary Tract Neoplasms / Demetrius H Bagley.
Retrograde Ureteroscopic Endopyelotomy for Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction / Ugur Boylu, Raju Thomas.
Mid-Ureteral Obstruction / Mrinal Dhar, Michael Grasso.
Distal Ureteral Strictures / Amin S Herati, Mohamed A Atalla.
Endoscopic Management of Ureteroenteric Strictures / Davis P Viprakasit, S Duke Herrell.
Ureteroscopy: Ureteral Stents and Postoperative Care / Ben H Chew, Ryan F Paterson.
Ureteroscopy Complications / Petrisor Geavlete.
Ureteroscopy into the Future: Robotic Ureteroscopy / Monish Aron.
Section 4: Shock-Wave Lithotripsy. Physics of Shock-Wave Lithotripsy / Robin O Cleveland, James A McAteer.
Lithotripsy Systems / Geert G Tailly.
Shock-Wave Treatment of Renal Calculi / Hans-G̲ran Tiselius.
Shock-Wave Lithotripsy of Ureteral Calculi / Damien M Bolton, Anthony Ta.
Complications of Shock-Wave Lithotripsy / Fang Jann Lee, Yeh Hong Tan.
Section 5: Stone Management in Urology. Natural History of Stones / Michael G Santomauro, Brian K Auge.
Initial Choice of Therapy in the Urinary Stone Patient / Peter L Steinberg, David M Hoenig.
Management of Urolithiasis during Pregnancy / Petar Erdeljan, John D Denstedt.
Management of Stones in Obesity / Omer Levent Tuncay, Cenk Acar, Saadettin Eskicorapci.
Management of Residual Stone Fragments / Andreas Skolarikos.
Management of Renal Colic and Triage in the Emergency Room / Marius Cloete Conradie.
Anesthesia for the Endourologic Management of Stone Disease / John Di Capua, Harold Kim, Kenneth Cordero, Beatrice Saldana Ferretti.
Horseshoe Kidney / Wan Wan Yap, Tze Wah, Adrian D Joyce.
Associated Conditions and Treatment of the Pelvic Kidney / Nadya M Cinman, Zeph Okeke, Arthur D Smith.
Management of Stone Disease in Renal Transplant Kidneys / Ali Riza Kural, Can Obek.
Stones in Urinary Diversions: Causes and Treatment / Zeph Okeke, Zhamshid Okhunov, Arthur D Smith.
Management of Pediatric Stone Disease: Endourologic Techniques / Marc C Smaldone, Daniel P Casella, Michael C Ost.
Cost-Effective Strategies for Management of Renal and Ureteral Calculi / Sara Best, Yair Lotan, Margaret S Pearle.
Long-Term Stenting of the Ureter / Evangelos Liatsikos, Panagiotis Kallidonis, Dimitrios Karnabatidis, Theodoros Petsas.
Section 6: Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery. Patient Preparation and Operating Room Set-up for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery / Sarah P Conley, Benjamin R Lee.
Anesthetic Considerations during Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery / Alan Butler, Kenneth Cordero, John Di Capua.
Pneumoperitoneum: Physiologic Effects / Jay D Raman, Jeffrey A Cadeddu.
Laparoscopy: Basic Instrumentation / Khaled Shahrour, Stephen V Jackman.
Robotic Surgery: Basic Instrumentation and Troubleshooting / Wooju Jeong, Firas Petros, Craig Rogers.
Minimally Invasive Urologic Reconstructive Techniques: Suture, Staple, and Clip Technology / Michael J Schwartz.
Obtaining Access: Transperitoneal Approach and Trocar Placement / Debora K Moore, John C Coleman, Robert G Moore.
Retroperitoneal Access / Ali Moinzadeh.
Basic Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Techniques / J Stuart Wolf.
Pelvic Lymphadenectomy / Steven M Lucas, Chandru P Sundaram.
Endoscopic Subcutaneous Modified Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis / Jay T Bishoff.
Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection / Thomas J Guzzo, Mohamad E Allaf.
Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy / Duong Tu, Kenneth I Glassberg.
Renal Surgery for Benign Disease / Sean P Hedican, Stephen Y Nakada.
Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomy / Jonathan D Harper, Alberto Breda, Peter G Schulam.
Renal Surgery for Malignant Disease: Radical Nephrectomy and Nephroureterectomy / Ben R McHone, Thomas W Jarrett, Peter A Pinto.
Renal Surgery for Malignant Disease: Nephron-Sparing Surgery / Pascal Zehnder, Manuel S Eisenberg, Inderbir S Gill.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Adrenalectomy / Daniel Yong, Matvey Tsivian, David M Albala.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Reconstructive Surgery of the Ureter / Ioannis Varkarakis.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Techniques for the Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse / Courtenay K Moore, Raymond R Rackley.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Techniques for Repair of Female Genitourinary Fistulas / Lalgudi N Dorairajan, Ashok K Hemal.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Bladder Surgery / Koon Ho Rha, Enrique Ian S Lorenzo, Cheol Kyu Oh.
Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy / Jens Rassweiler, Giovannalberto Pini, Marcel Hruza, Ali Serdar Goezen, Dogu Teber.
Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy / Jason Y Lee, Douglas W Skarecky, Thomas E Ahlering.
Optimizing Outcomes During Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Oncologic Concerns, Potency, and Continence / Daniel Willis, Li-Ming Su. Section 6: claparoscopy And Robotic Surgery. Minimally Invasive Simple Prostatectomy / Matthew H Hayn, Khurshid A Guru.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery of the Seminal Vesicles / James C Brien, Michael D Fabrizio.
Laparoscopic Abdominal Wall Hernias: Incisional, Parastomal, and Inguinal Hernia Repairs / Thai T Nguyen, Howard N Winfield.
Laparoscopic and Robotic Pyeloplasty in Children / Craig A Peters.
Pediatric Laparoscopic and Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Renal Surgery / Brian A VanderBrink, Michael C Ost.
Minimally Invasive Techniques in Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction / Arun Srinivasan, Gianmarco Isgṛ, Salvatore Micali.
Laparoscopic Management of the Undescended Testicle / Lane S Palmer.
Laparoscopic Exit: Specimen Removal, Closure, and Drainage / Ricardo A Natalin, Jaime Landman, Adam C Mues.
Complications in Urologic Laparoscopy / David Canes, Camilo Giedelman, Rene Sotelo.
LESS and NOTES: History and Introduction / Pradeep P Rao, Prashanth P Rao.
NOTES: Instruments, Platforms, and Endoscopes / Mark D Sawyer, Lee E Ponsky.
NOTES: Access and Exit / Candace F Granberg, Matthew T Gettman.
NOTES: Clinical Experience in Urology / Geoffery N Box.
Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery: Ports, Access, and Instrumentation / Michael A White, Jihad H Kaouk.
Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Upper Tract Surgery / Soroush Rais-Bahrami, Abhay Rane, Lee Richstone.
Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Lower Tract Surgery / Mihir M Desai.
Section 7: Image-Guided Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Radiologic Diagnosis of Renal Masses / Gail S Smith, Carolyn K Donaldson, Richard M Gore.
Renal Mass Biopsy / Kurdo Barwari, M Pilar Laguna, Jean de la Rosette.
Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of Kidney Tumors / Obi Ekwenna, Rajan Ramanathan, Raymond J Leveillee.
Percutaneous Cryoablation for Renal Tumors / Manish A Vira.
Image-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy / Louis Potters, Lucille Lee.
Image-Guided External Beam Radiotherapy / Lucille Lee, Louis Potters.
High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound of the Prostate / Christian G Chaussy, Stefan Thuroff.
Cryotherapy of the Prostate / Matvey Tsivian, Thomas J Polascik.
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Urology / Bastiaan Brand, Jean de la Rosette, Hessel Wijkstra.
Endorectal MRI: Use in Prostate Cancer / Abhishek Srivastava, Sonal Grover, Prasanna Sooriakumaran, Ashutosh Tewari.
Angioembolization in Urology / Ardeshir R Rastinehad, Peter A Pinto, David N Siegel.
Section 8: Lower Urinary Tract. Assessment of Outflow Obstruction and Sphincteric Incontinence in Men: A Urodynamic and Fluoroscopic Perspective / Hiroshi Katsumi, Matthew P Rutman, Jerry G Blaivas.
Office-Based Cystoscopy: Continued Advances / Judson D Davies, Sam S Chang.
Equipment Set-up and Patient Handouts / Mayank Mohan Agarwal, Crystal R Combs, Gopal H Badlani.
Local Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Treatment of the Prostate in the Office Setting / Jay Hollander, Damon Dyche.
Microwave Therapy / Stavros Gravas.
Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostate / Alexandre R Zlotta, Cynthia Kuk.
Prostate Laser Vaporization Using the 980-nm Laser System / James C Ulchaker.
Holmium Laser Therapy of the Prostate / Hazem M Elmansy, Mostafa M Elhilali.
532-nm High-Power Transurethral Laser Prostatectomy / Bilal Chughtai, Melissa Laudano, Richard Lee, Alexis E Te.
Thulium Lasers / Andreas J Gross.
Interstitial Laser Therapy / Rolf Muschter.
Electrosurgery of the Prostate: Improvements in Electrosurgical Unit, Transurethral Vaporization of the Prostate, and Bipolar Resection / Ranan Dasgupta, Anup Patel.
Monopolar Energy / Madhu S Agrawal, Himanshu Yadav, Mayank Agarwal.
Bipolar Resection / Jaspreet S Sandhu.
Bipolar Vaporization of the Prostate / Kyle A Richards, Gopal H Badlani.
Single-Port Transvesical Simple Prostatectomy / Rene Sotelo, Camilo Giedelman, Mihir Desai.
Bladder Injections for Refractory Overactive Bladder / Mehrdad Alemozaffar, Anurag K Das.
STING Procedure for Reflux / Steve J Hodges.
Minimally Invasive Therapy for Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome / Sylvia Montag, Robert Moldwin.
Incision: Endoscopic Management of Urethral Stenoses / Jeremy B Tonkin, Kurt A McCammon, Gerald H Jordan.
Bladder Neck Contracture Following Radical Prostatectomy / Timothy B Boone.
Bioinjectables for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence) / John J Smith, Simone Crivellaro.
Single-Incision Slings / Michael J Kennelly, Erinn Myers.
Mid-Urethral Slings for the Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence / Eva Fong, Sagar Shah, Victor Nitti.
Maxi/Pubovaginal Sling / Bhavin Patel, Gopal H Badlani.
Mesh Kits for Vaginal Prolapse Surgery / G Willy Davila.
Male Slings for Treatment of Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence / Ajay Nehra, E Fred McPhail.
Index. Edited by the father of endourology, Arthur Smith, Smith's Textbook of Endourology is the definitive reference book in the field, addressing every aspect of endourologic procedure including methods of access, operative techniques, complications, and postoperative care. The reader is taken on a step-by-step journey through percutaneous surgery, ureteroscopy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, laparoscopy, and lower urinary tract procedures, and is given a comprehensive look at the influx of and dynamic changes in robotic and laparascopic procedures, and image-guided technologies. The principles and function of state-of-the-art endourologic instruments are outlined for each procedure.
Edited by the father of endourology, Arthur Smith, Smith's Textbook of Endourology is the definitive reference book in the field, addressing every aspect of endourologic procedure including methods of access, operative techniques, complications, and postoperative care. The reader is taken on a step-by-step journey through percutaneous surgery, ureteroscopy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, laparoscopy, and lower urinary tract procedures, and is given a comprehensive look at the influx of and dynamic changes in robotic and laparascopic procedures, and image-guided technologies. The principles and function of state-of-the-art endourologic instruments are outlined for each procedure.