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This booklet “The Enigma of Prostatitis”, based on IPHC discussions with other international experts, offers expert opinion in a simply presented and easily assimilated manner. It is well illustrated and in color.
K.G. NABER, B. LOBEL, W. WEIDNER, F. ALGABA, D. PREZIOSO, L.F. DENIS & K. GRIFFITHS
SOME INTRODUCTORY ISSUES AND GUIDELINES
-The International Prostate Health Council
-An Introduction To Prostatitis
-The Prostate Gland: Where Is It And What Does It Do?
-Disorders Of The Prostate: What Goes Wrong?
THE ENIGMA OF PROSTATITIS: WHAT IS IT AND CAN IT BE CLASSIFIED
-Epidemiology: The Prevalence of Chronic Prostatitis / Chronic Pelvic Pain
-Which Pathogens Are Implicated In Prostatitis?
-Some Relevant European Data on Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
-There Are Other Pathogens to Be Considered
-The Molecular Approach to the Aetiology of Prostatitis
THE HISTORY AND TREATMENT OUTCOME OF PROSTATIS
-Diagnosis And Treatment Of Prostatitis
-Acute Bacterial Prostatitis
-Inflammatory Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome
-Some Issues Regarding Treatment With Antimicrobials
-Use Of Alpha-Blockers To Treat Prostatitis
-Treatment With Anti-Inflammatory Agents
-Other Therapeutic Agents Used In Prostatitis
-A View Point On The Management Of Prostatitis
The Clinical Management Would Appear Complex And Arbitrary
The Role Of The General Practitioner
SOME HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES DIRECTED TO THE PATHOGENESIS OF PROTATITIS
-Understanding the Pathology Of Prostatitis
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF PROTATE DISEASE
-Imprinting: Oestrogenic Signals In Utero
-A New Concept: Proliferative Inflammatory Atrophy
-Free Radicals, Antioxidants And Inflammation
SOME REFLECTIONS ON PROSTATITIS IS THERE A RATIONAL PATHOGENESIS?
-Some Molecular Aspects of a Prostatic Preneoplastic Lesion?
-Treatment With Antimicrobials
There are four pages of references to valuable articles
Because we think this is such a valuable source for patients this book is printed and distributed by:
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