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 to make 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.
PART 1: HISTORY 1. Historical Milestones in Female Pelvic Surgery, Gynecology, and Female Urology PART 2: BASIC SCIENCE 2. Anatomy of the Lower Urinary Tract, Pelvic Floor, and Rectum 3. Embryology and Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract, Rectum, and Female Genital System 4. Neurophysiology and Pharmacology of the Lower Urinary Tract 5. Physiology of the Pelvic Muscles, Vagina and Anorectum 6. Female Sexual Function and Dysfunction: Assessment and Treatment 7. Epidemiology and Psychosocial Impact of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders 8. Descriptions and Classification of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and Pelvic Organ Prolapse PART 3: EVALUATION 9. Evaluation of Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: History, Physical Examination, and Office Tests 10. Urodynamics: Indications, Techniques, Interpretation, and Clinical Utility 11. Video and Ambulatory Urodynamics 12. Endoscopic Evaluation of the Lower Urinary Tract 13. Radiologic Studies of the Lower Urinary Tract and Pelvic Floor 14. Neurophysiologic Testing for Pelvic Floor Disorders PART 4: MANAGEMENT OF STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE AND PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE 15. Pathophysiology of Urinary Incontinence 16. Obstetrics and Pelvic Floor Disorders 17. Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Nonsurgical Management 18. Retropubic Operations for Stress Urinary Incontinence 19. Biologic Bladder Neck Sling for Stress Urinary Incontinence 20. Synthetic Midurethral Slings for Stress Urinary Incontinence 21. Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence 22. Urethral Injection of Bulking Agents for Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency 23. Surgical Treatment of Anterior Vaginal Wall Prolapse 24. Surgical Treatment of Rectocele and Perineal Defects 25. Surgical Treatment of Vaginal Apex Prolapse 26. Uterine Conservation for the Surgical Treatment of Uterovaginal Prolapse 27. Obliterative Procedures for Pelvic Organ Prolapse 28. The Use of Biologic Tissue and Synthetic Mesh in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery PART 5: SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT 29. Avoiding and Managing Lower Urinary Tract Injuries During Pelvic Surgery 30. Managing Mesh and Other Complications After Surgeries for Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse PART 6: FECAL INCONTINENCE AND DEFECATION DISORDERS 31. Fecal Incontinence 32. Constipation 33. Rectovaginal Fistula and Perineal Breakdown 34. Rectal Prolapse PART 7: PAINFUL AND IRRITATIVE VOIDING DISORDERS 35. Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Nocturia 36. Hypersensitivity Disorders of the Lower Urinary Tract 37. Surgical Management of Detrusor Compliance Abnormalities 38. Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Retention PART 8: SPECIFIC CONDITIONS 39. Lower Urinary Tract Infection 40. Urethral Diverticula 41. Lower Urinary Tract Fistulas 42. The Effects of Gynecologic Cancer on Lower Urinary Tract Function 43. Bladder Drainage and Urinary Protective Methods PART 9: RESEARCH METHODS 44. Outcome and Quality-of-Life Measures in Pelvic Floor Research APPENDENCIES A-E