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Part I: Understanding the Urinary System Chapter 1¿Your Urinary System and How It Works Chapter 2¿Your Kidneys and How They Work Chapter 3¿Protect Your Kidneys from Common Risks Section 3.1¿You Have the Power to Prevent Kidney Disease Section 3.2¿Diabetes and Kidney Disease Section 3.3¿High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease Section 3.4¿Obesity Can Increase Your Risk for Kidney Disease Section 3.5¿Aging Increases Risk of Urinary and Kidney Disorders Section 3.6¿Analgesics and Kidney Health Chapter 4¿Statistical and Demographic Information about Kidney and Urologic Health Section 4.1¿Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for the United States Section 4.2¿Few Americans Are Aware They Have Chronic Kidney Disease Section 4.3¿African Americans Unaware of High Kidney Disease Risk Section 4.4¿Ten Facts about African Americans and Kidney Disease Section 4.5¿Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Failure Chapter 5¿Kidney and Urologic Tests Section 5.1¿Urinalysis Section 5.2¿Urodynamic Tests Section 5.3¿Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy Section 5.4¿Imaging of the Urinary Tract Section 5.5¿Voiding Cystourethrogram Section 5.6¿Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP) Section 5.7¿Medical Tests for Prostate Problems Section 5.8¿Medical Tests of Kidney Function Section 5.9¿Kidney Biopsy Chapter 6¿Current Research in Kidney and Urologic Health Section 6.1¿Kidney and Urologic Clinical Trials Section 6.2¿Is There a Link between Heart Disease and Kidney Disease? Section 6.3¿Exploring the Relationship between Cholesterol and Kidney Disease Section 6.4¿Metabolic Syndrome and Chronic Kidney Disease Section 6.5¿Bioartificial Kidneys Part II: Urinary Tract Infections and Bladder Disorders Chapter 7¿What Are Urinary Tract Infections? Chapter 8¿Urinary Tract Infections in Children Chapter 9¿Urinary Tract Infections in Adults Chapter 10¿Urinary Tract Infection during Pregnancy Chapter 11¿Alternative Treatments for Urinary Tract Infections Section 11.1¿The Role of Cranberry in the Prevention and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections Section 11.2¿Naturopathic Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections Chapter 12¿Interstitial Cystitis Chapter 13¿Bladder Stones Chapter 14¿Other Bladder Disorders Section 14.1¿Neurogenic Bladder Section 14.2¿Cystocele (Fallen Bladder) Section 14.3¿Bladder Diverticulum Section 14.4¿Bladder Fistula Section 14.5¿Bladder Trauma Part III: Urinary Incontinence Chapter 15¿What Is Urinary Incontinence? Chapter 16¿Some Medications Can Cause Incontinence Chapter 17¿Urinary Incontinence in Children Chapter 18¿Urinary Incontinence in Men Chapter 19¿Urinary Incontinence in Women Section 19.1¿Facts about Urinary Incontinence in Women Section 19.2¿Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Bladder Control Section 19.3¿Menopause and Bladder Control Section 19.4¿Hormone Therapy and Bladder Control Chapter 20¿Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women Section 20.1¿Urinary Incontinence Treatment Tips for Women Section 20.2¿Exercising Your Pelvic Muscles Section 20.3¿Using a Pessary Chapter 21¿Minimally Invasive Management of Urinary Incontinence Chapter 22¿Surgical Techniques to Treat Incontinence Section 22.1¿Surgical Management of Urinary Incontinence Section 22.2¿Bladder Augmentation Chapter 23¿New Developments for Treating Incontinence Part IV: Disorders of the Ureters, Urethra, and Genitals Chapter 24¿Congenital Defects of the Urinary Tract and Genitals Section 24.1¿Birth Defects of the Genitals and Urinary Tract Section 24.2¿Ureterocele Section 24.3¿Urachal Anomalies Section 24.4¿Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction Section 24.5¿Vesicoureteral Reflux Chapter 25¿Urethral Stricture Chapter 26¿Benign Urethral Lesions Chapter 27¿Benign Disorders of the Prostate Section 27.1¿What You Need to Know about Prostate Problems Section 27.2¿Types of Prostatitis Section 27.3¿Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Section 27.4¿Studying Therapies for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Part V: Disorders of the Kidneys Chapter 28¿Genetic and Congenital Disorders that Affect the Kidneys Section 28.1¿Polycystic Kidney Disease Section 28.2¿Primary Hyperoxaluria Section 28.3¿Alport Syndrome Section 28.4¿Bartter Syndrome Chapter 29¿Kidney Diseases in Children Section 29.1¿Childhood Kidney Diseases Section 29.2¿Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Chapter 30¿Diabetes Insipidus Chapter 31¿Kidney Stones Section 31.1¿What You Should Know about Kidney Stones Section 31.2¿Treating Kidney Stones Section 31.3¿Shattering Myths about Kidney Stones Chapter 32¿Solitary Kidney Chapter 33¿Glomerular Diseases Chapter 34¿IgA Nephropathy Chapter 35¿Nephrotic Syndrome Chapter 36¿Amyloidosis and Kidney Disease Chapter 37¿Proteinuria Part VI: Cancers of the Urinary Tract and Kidneys Chapter 38¿Bladder Cancer Chapter 39¿Urethral Cancer Chapter 40¿Prostate Cancer Section 40.1¿Facts about Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer Screening Section 40.2¿What You Can Do to Prevent Prostate Cancer Chapter 41¿Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter Chapter 42¿Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer Chapter 43¿Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Part VII: Kidney Failure: End-Stage Renal Disease Chapter 44¿Kidney Failure: Choosing a Treatment That¿s Right for You Chapter 45¿Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure in Children Chapter 46¿What You Should Know about Hemodialysis Chapter 47¿What You Should Know about Peritoneal Dialysis Chapter 48¿Health Maintenance for Dialysis Patients Section 48.1¿What You Can Do about Chronic Kidney Disease Section 48.2¿Staying Fit with Kidney Disease Section 48.3¿Eat Right to Feel Right on Hemodialysis Section 48.4¿Nutrition and Peritoneal Dialysis Section 48.5¿Anemia and Dialysis Section 48.6¿Renal Osteodystrophy Chapter 49¿Facts about Kidney Transplants Chapter 50¿Financial Information for Dialysis and Transplant Patients Section 50.1¿Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services Section 50.2¿Medigap Policies for People under Age 65 with a Disability or End-Stage Renal Disease Section 50.3¿ Financial Help for Treatment of Kidney Failure Part VIII: Additional Help and Information Chapter 51¿Glossary of Terms Related to the Urinary Tract and Kidney Disease Chapter 52¿Further Reading about Urinary and Kidney Diseases and Disorders Chapter 53¿Directory of Urinary and Kidney Disorders Organizations Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Urinary organs -- Popular works.
Urinary organs -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Kidneys -- Diseases -- Popular works.