September 1972

Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Urinary Bladder

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New York


By Emile Maltry, Jr, MD. Price, $15. Pp 265. Medical Examination Pub, 65-36 Fresh Meadow Lane, Flushing, NY, 1971.

Arch Surg. 1972;105(3):534-535. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1972.04180090129038

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Most urologists must deal with the problems encountered in the management of bladder neoplasms, and too often frustration and disappointment are parts of that experience. As with many other diseases fraught with treatment dilemma, there is a voluminous amount of literature on the subject of bladder tumors, some wheat, and some chaff. Therefore, it would seem that a project designed to bring together and sift available information would be most worthwhile.

The six contributors to the present volume have in reality written a symposium that attempts to summarize present knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of carcinoma of the bladder. In general, the book succeeds in its purpose.

Appropriately, after a brief preface, the first of six sections deals with the pathological aspects of bladder tumors. A general classification is offered, followed by the now clinically oriented classifications. Since 90% to 95% of all bladder tumors are epithelial the greater

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