edited by James F. Glenn (William H. Boyce, consultant ed), ed 2; 993 pp, 777 illus, $65, New York, Harper & Row, 1975.
Unlike the first edition, this work is a compendium that has left few subjects in pediatric and adult urologiccal surgery unmentioned. Important points of technique are emphasized in all chapters, with a generous array of excellent illustrative material. Drs. Glenn and Boyce have called upon a panel of experts who give up-to-date accounts of time-tested procedures as well as many newer techniques, especially in pediatric and reconstructive urology. It is not possible in a review of this length to summarize the entire text, but certain sections are worthy of some comment.
Although intersex conditions are not commonplace, Dr. Walsh's chapter gives a clear approach for the urologist who might be the first physician to handle these distressing problems that have such a great potential psychological impact on the patient and the family. Skinner's chapter on pelvic lymphadenectomy is well done and gives the background and rationale for this procedure, the
Bennett AH. Urologic Surgery. JAMA. 1975;233(8):913. doi:10.1001/jama.1975.03260080075035