About the Author
Salvatore Siracusano is Associate Professor of Urology at the Medical School of the University of Verona (Italy). He deals mainly with uro-oncological and functional surgery with particular reference to urinary incontinence for men and women. He belongs to EAU section of oncological urology (ESOU) and to EAU section of ESUI board as Associate member. Since 2010 he held the position of examiner at European Board of Urology (EBU). In 2014 he obtained suitability to hold the role of a full Professor in urology. He is author of numerous peer reviewed publications and he is member of the most important international urological scientific societies. Giuseppe Dodi, Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgical Sciences in Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padua (1985-2016), founding member of the Italian Society of ColoRectal Surgery and of the International Society for Pelvi-Perineology, member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Author of textbooks and international publications, Chief Editor of the journal Pelviperineology. Main areas of clinical experience and research are colorectal and pelvic floor pathophysiology and surgery.Michele Pennisi is Chief of Urology and of Neuro-Urology Unit at Cannizzaro Hospital of Catania. He deals mainly with uro-oncological and functional surgery with particular reference to urinary incontinence for men and women. He is author of numerous peer reviewed publications and he is member of the most important international urological scientific societies. Antonio Luigi Pastore is Assistant Professor at Sapienza University of Rome (Italy). His main areas of clinical experience and scientific research are uro-oncology, functional urology and andrology. He is Author of more than 100 publications and he is member of the most important national and international urologic societies. Christian Gozzi is an urologist of German-Austrian school. He is the ideator and co-inventor of the Advance male sling, the first Transobturator sling, and an expert of urethral reconstructive surgery, member of the GURS. Actually he is visiting professor at the Urologist school of Pisa's University, consultant for incontinence and urethral surgery at Santa Maria clinic in Bolzano, Bios in Roma, San Raffaele Hospital in Milano and Beau Site Clinic in Bern. He is author and co-worker in more than 70 scientific papers.Maria Angela Cerruto is Assistant Professor in Urology at the University School of Verona. She is member of several national and international societies: EAU, SIU, SIUD, ICS. She is acupuncturist. From June 2007 she is Fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU). She is reviewer of the following international Journals: Fertility & Sterility, World Journal of Urology, Hormones, BJU Int. From 2006 she is Urology Professor at the degree course in Physiotherapy, Verona University. She participated in several national and/or international urological congresses/meetings as well as in national and/or international urological courses. She presented many oral communications/poster presentations in national and/or international congresses/meetings as well as presentations as invited speakers in national and/or international congresses. She collaborated to the layout of several book chapters. She is author/coauthor of 81 publications on both national and international journals.