Elsevier Launches 11th Edition of Campbell-Walsh Urology

Nov 23, 2015, 08:01 ET from Elsevier

PHILADELPHIA, November 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of the 11th edition of Campbell-Walsh Urology. This updated four-volume set offers 22 new chapters and features hundreds of respected global contributors at the top of their fields.

"Campbell-Walsh Urology, 11th edition, highlights all the essential concepts necessary for every stage of a urologist's career, from anatomy and physiology through the latest diagnostic approaches and medical and surgical treatments," said Alan J. Wein, MD, FACS, PhD (hon), Senior Editor of Campbell-Walsh Urology. "The text continues to offer the most comprehensive coverage of every aspect of urology for urologists, residents and practicing physicians alike."

Dr. Wein is Chief of Urology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is the featured expert in a new video series on prostate cancer screening produced by Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Evidence-based Medicine Center. Dr. Wein is interviewed by Dr. Peter Edelstein, Chief Medical Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. The videos are available here on Elsevier Connect.

Among the new chapters included in Campbell-Walsh Urology, 11th edition are: Evaluation and Management of Men with Urinary Incontinence; Minimally-Invasive Urinary Diversion; Complications Related to the Use of Mesh and Their Repair; Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer; Adolescent and Transitional Urology; Principles of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery in Children; Pediatric Urogenital Imaging; and Functional Disorders of the Lower Urinary Tract in Children.

Previous edition chapters of Campbell-Walsh Urology have been substantially revised and feature new information on prostate cancer screening; management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer; and urinary tract infections in children.

Additional features of Campbell-Walsh Urology, 11th edition include:

  • New guidelines on interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome, uro-trauma and medical management of kidney stone disease;
  • Expanded anatomy chapters that have been reorganized to facilitate access;
  • An increased focus on robotic surgery, image-guided diagnostics and treatments, and guidelines-based medicine;
  • 130 video clips that are easily accessible through the Expert Consult eBook, which is included with purchase of the text. The eBook also offers enhanced access to all of the text, figures, tables, diagrams, videos and references from the book on a variety of devices.

"Campbell-Walsh Urology provides expert, dependable and accurate answers for every stage of a physician's career," said Judith Fletcher, Vice President of Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. "We are particularly proud that Campbell-Walsh Urology is the predominant reference used by many organizations and individuals preparing study guides and examinations on urology or urologic topics."

Campbell-Walsh Urology is currently available for order in print and eBook. The print copy of the book will include the Expert Consult eBook edition, which is compatible with PC, Mac and most mobile devices and eReaders, and allows readers to browse, search and interact with the content of the book.

To purchase the print version, go to: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com

Read more on: Elsevier Connect

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