Female Urology

3rd Edition

Text with DVD

Print ISBN: 9781416023395
eBook ISBN: 9781437710533
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st April 2008
Page Count: 1056


Completely reorganized and updated, the 3rd Edition of this best-selling reference presents comprehensive coverage of all aspects of female urology, making it easy to implement today’s best approaches for every patient, both surgical and non-surgical. A bonus DVD includes video clips of surgical procedures to further enhance your surgical repertoire.

Key Features

  • Offers step-by-step, highly illustrated guidance on diagnosing and managing the full range of female urologic problems you encounter in practice.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Basic Concepts

Chapter 1: Developmental Anatomy and Urogenital Abnormalities—D. Bloom/J. Latini/K. Kieran

Chapter 2: Structural Basis of Voiding Function—Previous Edition (El-Badawi)

Chapter 3: Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology: Innervation of the Lower Urinary Tract—W. de Groat

Chapter 4: Pharmacologic Basis of Bladder and Urethral Function and Dysfunction—K. Andersson

Chapter 5: Hormonal Influences on the Female Genital and Lower Urinary Tract—D. Robinson/L. Cardozo

Chapter 6: Social Impact of Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction—I. Addis

Section 2: Evaluation and Diagnosis

Chapter 7: Clinical Evaluation of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction—J. Blaivas/J. Sandhu

Chapter 8: Imaging of the Female Genito-Urinary Tract—S. Raman/L. Boyadzhyan

Chapter 9: Ultrasound Evaluation of Lower Genitourinary Tract—H. Dietz

Chapter 10: Electrophysiological Evaluation of the Pelvic Floor—C. Fowler/S. Podnar

Chapter 11: Urodynamic Evaluation—H. Lai/C. Smith/T. Boone

Chapter 12: The Measurement of Urinary Symptoms, Health Related Quality of Life and Outcomes of Treatment for Urinary Incontinence—L. Sirls

Section 3: Pathophysiology of Voiding Dysfunction

Chapter 13: Classification of Voiding Dysfunction—A. Wein/L. Moy

Chapter 14: Voiding Dysfunction and Neurological Disorders—G. Lemack

Chapter 15: Effect of Pelvic Surgery on Voiding Dysfunction—A. Gousse/H. Tunuguntla

Chapter 16: Idiopathic Urinary Retention in the Female—N. Rosenblum/P. Padmanabhan

Section 4: Overactive Bladder

Chapter 17: Clinical Diagnosis of Overactive Bladder—S. Al-Hayek/P. Abrams

Chapter 18: Pathophysiology of Overactive Bladder—W. Steers/A. Klausner

Chapter 19: Behavior Modification and Conservative Management of OAB—A. Bourcier

Chapter 20: Pharmacological Managemen


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