Clinical Urology Illustrated by R. B. Brown MB, BS(Melb.), FRACS, FRCS, FACS (auth.)

By R. B. Brown MB, BS(Melb.), FRACS, FRCS, FACS (auth.)

In this distinctive and authoritative urological textual content Mr Ronald Brown and his affiliates have scored firsts. In its emphasis all through at the im­ portance of scientific evaluation, background taking and actual exam, including its wealth of illustrations, it deals a' designated view of genitourinary medication; and it's the first scientific urology textual content to be written by means of an Australian. The authors' method of their topic is perfect for college students and physicians faced with sufferers with genitourinary difficulties. The textual content is concise, the references helpful and the index finished. i used to be fairly in­ terested within the bankruptcy on Paediatric Urology with its admirably succinct of hypospadias, however the extraordinary characteristic of the full booklet dialogue is the road drawings and illustrative x-rays, not just first-class in themselves yet of their presentation: the transparent uncrowded structure making it effortless for the reader to refer to the best representation within reach, and the place useful there was no hesitation in utilizing a similar diagram in different assorted locations. If my scholars be aware of every little thing that is during this publication they are going to be aware of greater than such a lot urologists. it really is particularly pleasurable to me to determine this effective ebook emanate from Australia and to grasp that 4 of the authors have had their stimulus to excellence in paintings the following at UCLA.

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Clinical Urology Illustrated 46 The adrenals consist of an outer cortex and an inner medulla. The adrenal cortex produces more than 30 steroid hormones which influence such vital body functions as carbohydrate metabolism, electrolyte and fluid balance and sexual characteristics. Excessive hormone production in children is characterised by premature sexual development in the male and virilisation in the female. In the adult, Cushing's syndrome results from an excess of cortical hormone production producing hyperglycaemia and glycosuria, obesity and male sex characteristics.

67) is abnormal. A right pyeloplasty operation was performed . 67 68 Clinical Urology Illustrated Ureteric Relationships and their Surgical Implications 50 Anterior Relationships: The main renal vein and artery cross anteriorly to the renal pelvis with the posterior branch of the renal artery crossing posteriorly as previously indicated. The testicular or ovarian vessels cross the mid-portion (fig. 66) and may, rarely, cause significant obstruction, requiring surgical correction; in the pelvis the superior vesical vessels proximally and the vas deferens distally also cross anteriorly (fig.

Renal Hormone Production The kidney produces 3 essential hormones: Adrenal Glands The adrenal glands are attached to the upper poles of both kidneys but are usually separated by compartments of Gerota's fascia. The left adrenal is often related to the renal pedicle whilst the right is usually situated at a higher level. Both glands are supplied with branches from the inferior phrenic, aorta and renal arteries but the right adrenal vein drains into the inferior vena cava and the left into the left renal vein (fig.

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