Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery / Edition 3

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Overview

Edited and authored by some of the most respected figures in the field, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery presents definitive, state-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), equipping you tomake the best clinical decisions and optimize outcomes. It’s easily accessible format is uniquely organized to reflect a physician's decision-making process -- from basic concepts through to clinical and urodynamic evaluation, management, and treatment. This practical, clinically oriented text is an ideal resource for OB/GYNs and Urologists as well as subspecialists in FPMRS, providing the latest information on procedures and available research regarding the evaluation and treatment of the growing number of patients presenting with these types of conditions.

  • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information with a new section on surgical complications and their management; important new discussions on the psychosocial issues associated with treating patients with female pelvic floor disorders; and a new focus on female sexual function and dysfunction.
  • Prevent and plan for complications prior to a procedure thanks to a step-by-step approach to each procedure, complete with personal techniques and tips from leading experts.
  • Put concepts into practice. Case presentations from leading experts in FPMRS allow the reader to apply the information presented to everyday clinical situations.
  • Effectively detect, prevent and treat common female pelvic floor disorders including stress incontinence, overactive bladder, pelvic organ prolapse, defecation disorders, painful bladder and irritative voiding disorders, and urinary tract infection.
  • Get a true-to-life view of each procedure through full-color, crisp illustrations that illuminate every detail and nuance.
  • Stay current the latest advancements and developments with sweeping updates and 9 NEW chapters: Congenital Anomalies of the Female Genital and Urinary Tracts l Physiology of the Pelvic Muscles, Vagina and Ano-Rectum l Female Sexual Function and Dysfunction l Multichannel-Urodynamics: Indications, Techniques and Interpretation with Case Studies l Video and Ambulatory Urodynamics: Indications, Techniques and Interpretation with Case Studies l Hysteropexy l Avoiding and Managing Lower Urinary Tract Injuries During Pelvic Surgery l Managing Mesh and other Vaginal Complications after Surgeries for Incontinence and Prolapse l and Surgical Management of Detrusor Compliance Abnormalities.
  • Master urodynamic testing with step-by-step instructions on basic evaluation as well as the evaluation of complex cases with videourodynamics.
  • Know what to do and expect with algorithmic approaches to common complaints, evidence-based assessments of appropriate therapies, and clear full-color surgical illustrations as well as evidence-based assessments of appropriate therapies.
  • Access the full text online at ExpertConsult along with a perpetually-owned e-Book version at no extra cost.

The book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Val Y. Vogt
Comprehensive and concise describe this updated texton urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery. Continuing as oneof the top texts on this subspecialty it is a necessity for anyhealthcare provider with an interest in urogynecology. This updatedversion is necessary to cover the expanding field of urogynecology andreconstructive pelvic surgery. New chapters such as those covering theposterior compartment in greater detail enhance the text. This textis appropriate and necessary for all healthcare providers who areinterested in this subspecialty. The editors continue to providevaluable insights and understanding of pelvic floordysfunction. Diagnosis, management, and treatment of urinaryincontinence and pelvic organ prolapse are covered in appropriatedetail as expected, but the text has also been enhanced by chapterssuch as voiding disorders, fecal incontinence, and other posteriorcompartment dysfunctions. In addition to surgical management, medicaltreatment of pelvic floor disorders is discussed in detail. Theeditors continue to provide one of the top urogynecology andreconstructive pelvic surgery texts which is written in a styleappropriate for all healthcare providers caring for patients withpelvic floor dysfunction. This second edition is enhanced by themultidisciplinary approach to addressing pelvic floor disorders. Thecontributing authors are well known experts in their respective fieldsand help clarify the enigmas of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Val Y. Vogt, MD (University of Tennessee at Memphis College of Medicine)
Description: Comprehensive and concise describe this updated text on urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery. Continuing as one of the top texts on this subspecialty it is a necessity for any healthcare provider with an interest in urogynecology.
Purpose: This updated version is necessary to cover the expanding field of urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery. New chapters such as those covering the posterior compartment in greater detail enhance the text.
Audience: This text is appropriate and necessary for all healthcare providers who are interested in this subspecialty. The editors continue to provide valuable insights and understanding of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Features: Diagnosis, management, and treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse are covered in appropriate detail as expected, but the text has also been enhanced by chapters such as voiding disorders, fecal incontinence, and other posterior compartment dysfunctions. In addition to surgical management, medical treatment of pelvic floor disorders is discussed in detail.
Assessment: The editors continue to provide one of the top urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery texts which is written in a style appropriate for all healthcare providers caring for patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. This second edition is enhanced by the multidisciplinary approach to addressing pelvic floor disorders. The contributing authors are well known experts in their respective fields and help clarify the enigmas of pelvic floor dysfunction.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323029025
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/10/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 616
  • Sales rank: 1,347,908
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Vice-Chairman and Head, Section of General Gynecology and Urogynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA

Director of Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Director and Founder of the Fellowship Training Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Historical milestones in female pelvic surgery, gynecology, and female urology 3
Ch. 2 Anatomy of the lower urinary tract, rectum, and pelvic floor 17
Ch. 3 Neurophysiology and pharmacology of the lower urinary tract 31
Ch. 4 Epidemiology and psychosocial impact of pelvic floor disorders 44
Ch. 5 Description and classification of lower urinary tract dysfunction and pelvic organ prolapse 55
Ch. 6 Evaluation of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse : history, physical examination, and office tests 65
Ch. 7 Urodynamics : cystometry and urethral function tests 78
Ch. 8 Urodynamics : voiding studies 102
Ch. 9 Endoscopic evaluation of the lower urinary tract 114
Ch. 10 Radiologic studies of the lower urinary tract and pelvic floor 124
Ch. 11 Neurophysiologic testing for pelvic floor disorders 138
Ch. 12 Pathophysiology of stress urinary incontinence 157
Ch. 13 Obstetrics and pelvic floor disorders 165
Ch. 14 Stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse : nonsurgical management 172
Ch. 15 Retropubic operations for stress urinary incontinence 187
Ch. 16 Sling procedures for stress urinary incontinence 196
Ch. 17 Laparoscopic surgery for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse 213
Ch. 18 Urethral injection of bulking agents for intrinsic sphincter deficiency 227
Ch. 19 Surgical correction of anterior vaginal wall prolapse 234
Ch. 20 Surgical treatment of rectocele and perineal defects 246
Ch. 21 Surgical treatment of vaginal vault prolapse and enterocele 262
Ch. 22 Obliterative procedures for vaginal prolapse 288
Ch. 23 The use of biologic tissue and synthetic mesh in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery 295
Ch. 24 Fecal incontinence 309
Ch. 25 Constipation 320
Ch. 26 Rectovaginal fistula and perineal breakdown 331
Ch. 27 Rectal prolapse 340
Ch. 28 Overactive bladder syndrome and nocturia 353
Ch. 29 Painful bladder syndromes 377
Ch. 30 Voiding dysfunction and urinary retention 390
Ch. 31 Sacral neuromodulation therapy 402
Ch. 32 Urinary tract infection 413
Ch. 33 The effects of gynecologic cancer on lower urinary tract function 425
Ch. 34 Gynecologic injury to the ureters, bladder and urethra : prevention, recognition, and management 436
Ch. 35 Lower urinary tract fistulas 445
Ch. 36 Urethral diverticula 461
Ch. 37 The urinary tract in pregnancy 472
Ch. 38 Bladder drainage and urinary protective methods 490
Ch. 39 Outcome and quality-of-life measures in pelvic floor research 499
Ch. 40 Case presentations with expert discussions 515
App. A The standardisation of terminology of lower urinary tract function recommended by the international continence society 549
App. B The standardisation of terminology of lower urinary tract function : report from the standardisation sub-committee of the international continence society 562
App. C Standardization reports of the international continence society (ICS) 574
App. D Sample questionnaires for several recommended outcome measures for women with pelvic floor disorders 576
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