Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery book cover

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Edited and authored by some of the most respected figures in the field, this newly revised book is your comprehensive guide to all areas of urogynecology, including urinary and fecal incontinence, urodynamic testing, management of genuine stress incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, and much more. Uniquely organized to reflect a physician's decision-making process, this practical, clinically oriented text moves from basic concepts through to clinical and urodynamic evaluation, management, and treatment. Inside, you'll find evidence-based assessments of appropriate therapies, along with algorithmic approaches to common complaints, and clear surgical illustrations. Exclusive to the third edition is a section addressing painful and irritative voiding disorders, including overactive bladder, as well as 20 new case presentations that offer opinions from the leading experts in urogynecology and urology.

Audience
Ob/Gyn, Urology

Hardbound, 616 Pages

Published: October 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02902-5

Contents

  • PART I BASIC SCIENCE

    1 Anatomy of the Lower Urinary Tract, Rectum, and Pelvic Floor
    2 Neurophysiology of the Lower Urinary Tract
    3 Epidemiology and Social Impact of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence
    4 Description and Classification of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    PART II EVALUATION

    5 Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence: History, Physical Examination, and Office Tests
    6 Urodynamics: Cystometry
    7 Urodynamics: Voiding Studies
    8 Urodynamics: Tests for Urethral Sphincteric Function
    9 Endoscopic Evaluation of the Lower Urinary Tract
    10 Radiologic Studies of the Lower Urinary Tract
    11 Evaluation of Defecation Disorders

    PART III MANAGEMENT OF GENUINE STRESS INCONTINENCE AND PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE

    12 Pathophysiology and Obstetric Issues of Genuine Stress Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
    13 Genuine Stress Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Non-surgical Management
    14 Retropubic Operations for Genuine Stress Incontinence
    15 Laparoscopic Surgery for Genuine Stress Incontinence and Prolapse
    16 Surgery for Genuine Stress Incontinence: Vaginal Operations
    17 Urethral Injection of Bulking Agents for Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency
    18 Surgical Treatment of Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse
    19 Enterocele and Rectocele
    20 Surgical Treatment of Vaginal Vault Prolapse
    21 The Use of a Autologous Materials and Mesh in Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

    PART IV FECAL INCONTINENCE AND DEFECATION DISORDERS

    22 Fecal Incontinence
    23 Constipation
    24 Rectovaginal Fistula
    25 Rectal Prolapse

    PART V PAINFUL AND IRRITATIVE VOIDING DISORDERS

    26 Overactive Bladder
    27 Hypersensitivity Disorders of the Lower Urinary Tract
    28 Voiding Dysfunction and Retention
    29 Neuromodulation Therapy

    PART VI SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

    30 Urinary Tract Infection
    31 Lower Urinary Tract Fistulas
    32 Suburethral Diverticula
    33 Gynecologic Injury to the Ureters, Bladder and Urethra: Prevention, Recognition and Management
    34 The Effects of Gynecologic Cancer and Its Treatment on the Lower Urinary Tract
    35 The Urinary Tract in Pregnancy
    36 Bladder Drainage and Urinary Protective Methods

    PART VII CASE PRESENTATIONS WITH EXPERT DISCUSSIONS

    37 Case Presentations With Expert Discussions
    Cases 1 – 20

    PART VIII RESEARCH METHODS

    38 Basic Research and Epidemiologic Methods

    APPENDIXES

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