Home > Books > Medicine > Urology > Urology



Paperback € 47,00  € 44,65

Add to basket   Preview   Email alert   


Addressed mainly to medical school students and urology residents, this volume offers an up-to-date synthesis of the most frequent urological pathologies as well as covering modern operating techniques, from endoscopy to robotics. The topics covered form the basis of the information needed to deal with the most significant and widespread urological pathologies. An appendix contains a description of the terminology, symptomatology, instrumentation and energy sources most commonly employed in urology. The pictures in the last section illustrate some interesting cases of the most common urologic diseases.


Francesco Porpiglia is full professor of Urology at the Department of Oncology - University of Turin. He is currently Chief of the Division of Urology and Director of the Department of Surgery - San Luigi Hospital (Orbassano, Turin); Residency Program Director at the University of Turin. His main field of interest is minimally invasive surgery, primarily laparoscopic and robotic. He engages particularly in issues related to nephron sparing surgery, adrenal surgery and prostate cancer surgery. He has headed numerous research projects ranging from molecular biology to diagnostic imaging and the development of innovative surgical techniques. He is Author or co-author of more than 350 scientific papers published in the most prestigious scientific Journals of interest to Urologists.
Cristian Fiori is adjunt professor at the Department of Oncology - University of Turin and works at the Division of Urology - San Luigi Hospital (Orbassano, Turin). His main fields of interest are endoscopy, laparoscopy and robotics. He has published more than 200 scientific papers covering different topics of modern urology, ranging from ureteral stones and BPH treatments to prostate and kidney cancer robotic surgery.


Micturition physiology and urinary continence

Enrico Finazzi Agrò, Roberto Miano, Luca Sarchi, Francesco Porpiglia

Lower urinary tract obstruction: benign prostatic hyperplasia and other causes

Cosimo De Nunzio, Francesco Esperto, Antonio Franco, Andrea Tubaro

Obstruction of the upper urinary tract

Michele Talso, Angelica A.C. Grasso, Enrico Checcucci, Giuseppe Carrieri

Renal colic and urolithiasis

Marco Cossu, Michele Talso, Angelo Civitella, Roberto Mario Scarpa


Francesco Esperto, Angela Sica, Luca Sarchi, Pasquale Ditonno

Urogenital trauma

Guglielmo Mantica, Francesco Esperto, Paolo Verri, Eugenio Brunocilla

Infections of the upper and lower urinary tract

Luigi Cormio, Guglielmo Mantica, Stefano De Luca, Paolo VerriX

Genital infections in males

Rocco Damiano, Carlo Magno, Gianluca Calvano, Giorgio Ivan Russo, Luigi Schips

Renal tumors and cystic renal diseases

Francesco Porpiglia, Vincenzo Ficarra, Alessandro Antonelli, Daniele Amparore

Surgical pathology of the adrenal gland

Cristian Fiori, Rocco Papalia, Simone Albisinni, Francesco Porpiglia

Bladder cancer

Andrea Minervini, Giacomo Novara, Matteo Manfredi, Angela Pecoraro, Francesco Porpiglia

Upper urinary tract urothelial cell carcinoma

Emanuele Montanari, Massimiliano Poggio, Angela Pecoraro, Alberto Breda

Prostate cancer

Francesco Porpiglia, Matteo Manfredi, Enrico Checcucci, Alberto Briganti

Testicular tumors

Riccardo Campi, Nicolò Buffi, Paolo Barzaghi, Riccardo Autorino

Male infertility and varicocele

Andrea Salonia, Andrea Cocci, Cristian Fiori, Marco De Sio

Male sexual dysfunction

Francesca Ragni, Gabriele Volpi, Ciro Imbimbo

Elements of pediatric urology

Bernardo Rocco, Giulio Patruno, Riccardo Schiavina, Simona Gerocarni Nappo

Urinary incontinence

Ivano Morra, Giovanni Cacciamani, Aliasger Shakir, Sergio Serni Contents

Pelvic organ prolapse

Ivano Morra, Simone Albisinni, Fabrizio Dal Moro, Antonello De Lisa

Kidney transplantation

Carlo Terrone, Giovanni Cacciamani, Aliasger Shakir, Alessandro Volpe

Signs, symptoms, semeiotics, and commonly used urological instruments

Daniele Amparore, Riccardo Lombardo, Olivia Alessandra Voglino, Salvatore Micali

Photo gallery

top of page