Table of contents for The urinary system / Stephanie Watson.

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       Series Foreword                                               ix
       Acknowledgments                                             xiii
       Introduction                                                  xv
       Interesting Facts                                           xvii

1     Structure and Function of the Urinary System                    1

2     From Birth to Old Age                                          17

3     Urology Comes of Age: A History of the Profession from
       Antiquity to the Twenty-first Century                         25

4     When the Kidneys Malfunction: Kidney Diseases
       and Abnormalities                                             61

5     Kidney Failure: Dialysis and Transplantation                   97

6     Diseases and Disorders of the Bladder                         111

7     Benign and Cancerous Prostate Growth                          131

8     Urinary Incontinence                                          151

9     Urinary Tract Infections                                      169

      Acronyms                                                      177
      Glossary                                                      181
      Organizations and Web Sites                                   189
      Bibliography                                                  193
      Index                                                         203

      Color photos follow p. 110.


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Urinary organs Diseases Popular works, Urinary organs Physiology Popular works, Urology Popular works