Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery - 3rd Edition

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

3rd Edition

Authors: Mark Walters Mickey Karram
Imprint: Mosby

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Features step-by-step instructions for urodynamic testing.
  • Addresses all urogynecologic disorders, including genuine stress incontinence · pelvic organ prolapse · defecation disorders · painful and irritative voiding disorders · and specific conditions such as urinary tract infection.
  • Presents vital information on urethral injections, covering the newest treatment options available.
  • Examines the use of autologous materials and mesh in reconstructive pelvic surgery.
  • Uses over 300 crisp illustrations to illuminate every detail.

Table of 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

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323081917

About the Author

Mark Walters

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Center of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health Institute, Celeveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Mickey Karram

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Fellowship Program, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, The Christ Hospital; Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Urology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio