Table of contents for Urinary tract and kidney diseases and disorders sourcebook / edited by Ivy L. Alexander.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Urinary organs -- Popular works.
Urinary organs -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Kidneys -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Consumer education.