Posterior Pelvic Floor Abnormalities

1st Edition

Female Pelvic Surgery Video Atlas Series


  • Tracy Hull
    • Print ISBN 9781416062691

    Key Features

    • Case-based presentations and videos, narrated by the authors, take you step-by-step through a variety of procedures including laparoscopic resection rectopexy, episioproctotomy, defecography with sigmoidocele, ultrasound, and more.
    • Highly illustrated, quick-reference chapters discuss all of the possible diagnoses for which each procedure is indicated.
    • Case studies describe the clinical history surrounding each case featured in the videos.

    An overview of how the entire pelvis functions as a unit helps illustrate the importance of a multidisciplinary, team approach in diagnosing and treating abnormalities.

    Table of Contents

    1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Pelvic Digestive Organs
    2. Common Tests for Evaluating the Posterior Pelvic Floor
    3. Evaluation and Treatment of Fecal Incontinence
    4. Anorectovaginal Fistula
    5. Difficult Evacuation
    6. Surgical Treatment of Rectal Prolapse in Adults
    7. Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Posterior Pelvic Floor Abnormalities
    8. The Pelvic Floor Center: A multidisciplinary Approach to Pelvic Floor Dysfunction


    2-1. Local Examination to Evaluate the Perineum and Anal Sphincters

    2-2. Endoanal Ultrasound for Evaluation of Anal Sphincter Muscles

    2-3. Normal Defecography Demonstrating Landmark Features and Anatomy

    2-4. Defecography Demonstrating a Rectocele and Enterocele

    2-5. Dynamic MRI Demonstrating Pelvic Floor Descent

    3-1. Overlapping Sphincter Repair Done in a Prone Position

    3-2. End-to-End Sphincter Repair Done in Dorsal Lithotomy Position

    3-3. Placement of an Artificial Bowel Sphincter

    4-1 Transanal Repair of Recurrent Rectovaginal Fistula with Rectal Advancement Flap

    4-2. Rectal Sleeve Advancement Flap

    4-3. Transperineal Repair of Recurrent Rectovaginal Fistula

    4-4. Episioproctotomy

    4-5. Rectovaginal Fistula Plug Repair

    4-6. Martius Graft Interposition for Repair of Complex Rectovaginal Fistula

    5-1 Defecography Demonstrating an Enterocele

    5-2. Defecography Demonstrating a Sigmoidocele

    5-3 Defect-Specific Rectocele Repair with Enterocele Repair and Vault Suspension

    5-4. Vaginal Enterocele Repair with Rectocele Repair

    5-5. Graft-Augmented Rectocele Repair

    5-6 STARR Procedure

    6-1. Delorme’s Procedure

    6-2. Altemeier Procedure

    6-3. Laparoscopic Suture Rectopexy

    6-4. Laparoscopic Resection Re


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