Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

by Mark D. Walters, Mickey M. Karram
     
 

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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

Overview

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.

  • 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.
  • Contains a new section on painful and irritative voiding disorders, including a discussion of overactive bladder and the latest treatment options available.
  • Discusses urodynamics and the most up-to-date testing available for urethral sphincteric function.
  • Features 20 all new case presentations with expert commentary.

Editorial Reviews

3 Stars from Doody
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.
From the Publisher
"It is immensely convenient to have access to a thorough and updated textbook devoted exclusively to the urogynecological field for both reference and contemplation."

-Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica (2015)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323081917
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/10/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
616
File size:
29 MB
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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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