Female Urology

3rd Edition

Text with DVD

Authors: Shlomo Raz Larissa Rodriguez
Hardcover 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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About the Author

Shlomo Raz

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Urology, Head of Reconstructive and Female Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Larissa Rodriguez

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA